Tag Archives: debian

  • HOWTO Upgrade from devfs to udev on Debian Sarge

    This article was first written in November 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/186). Some people used devfs under Woody, or under their previous Sarge install. When going kernel 2.6, it may be useful to revert or upgrade to udev instead. The problem is that their nomenclatura is different, so your system may be rendered […]

  • HOWTO Use fgetty instead of getty on Debian

    This article was first written in November 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/185). Getty is known to be memory-hungry. Let’s replace it with something lighter, which works in most cases: fgetty On Debian Sarge and up, it is already packaged, so sudo apt-get install fgetty will do the trick. But this is not sufficent […]

  • Debian Packaging Web Applications Policy drafts

    This article was first written in November 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/184). Here are some links about interesting drafts of a Debian Packaging Web Applications Policy. https://alioth.debian.org/projects/webapps-common/ http://people.debian.org/~seanius/policy/ DB Apps Packaging Policy PHP Pear Packaging Policy http://www.opal.dhs.org/involved/debian/apache/index.oml Webapp Policy Wiki

  • HOWTO Setup Bonding Ethernet on Debian with a 2.6 kernel

    This article was first written in October 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/179). To use Bonding Ethernet for High-Availability (failover) on Debian (Sarge or Sid with a 2.6.x kernel [1]) you need to: install package ifenslave-2.6 [2] make sure the real NICs kernel modules are loaded automatically edit /etc/network/interfaces to look like this: iface bond0 […]

  • HOWTO Use Samba as PDC using LDAP on Debian

    This article was first written in October 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/180). Starting from Debian Sarge, the Samba version which ship with Debian is 3.0.x. This is the first real version to support well being a PDC while using LDAP as backend. Here is how to use Samba as PDC with LDAP backend […]

  • HOWTO Setup Bonding Ethernet on Debian with a 2.4 kernel

    This article was first written in July 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/142). To use Bonding Ethernet for High-Availability (fail-over) on Debian (Woody, Sarge or Sid with a 2.4.x kernel) you need to: install package ifenslave-2.4 make sure the real NICs kernel modules are loaded automatically edit /etc/network/interfaces to look like this: iface bond0 […]

  • Trust 750 LCD FamilyC@m on Linux

    This article was first written in April 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/117) This article reports the successful use of a Trust 750 LCD FamilyC@m digital camera under Linux Debian Sarge. The FC 750 got to work pretty easily. It uses USB Mass Storage and stores its pictures in jpeg format. To use it, […]

  • Upgrading from Woody to Sarge

    This article was first written in February 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/109) It seems I’ve been pretty lucky to upgrade without any major problems, but hey! If I was, why wouldn’t you… Before starting the upgrade, please note that it could need up to around 1GB (depending on the packages you already have […]