HOWTO Install and maintain free software easily under Solaris: pkg-get

This article was first written in August 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/161). pkg-get is somewhat a rewrite of the apt-get of to Sun’s Solaris. It is a script that uses wget and the pkg suite [1] of tools from…

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VirtualBox and Ubuntu packages

VirtualBox is a very practical application running under Linux systems, and packaged into Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron, that lets you virtualise an operating system. A bit in the same way as QEmu did it, except that, to make it short,…

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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…

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