Install LibreOffice 4 with Debian Wheezy Backports | LibreOffice 4 is available in Debian Wheezy backports! I’ll show you how to install LibreOffice 4 on Debian Wheezy.
How to Install KDE Desktop in Debian Linux | Gnome 3 in Debian not for you? Try KDE in Debian Wheezy!
Enable Automatic Updates in Ubuntu Linux | With Ubuntu or Debian Linux it is possible to enable automatic updates. Here’s how it works!
Wireshark on Debian – How to Capture without root or sudo | To capture packets with wireshark on Debian without root, one must complete a couple of steps. I’ll show you how it works!
How to run a Tor Relay on Ubuntu or Debian | Here is a quick how-to for setting up a Tor relay on Ubuntu or Debian Linux!
How To Compile Handbrake for Debian Linux | Here is a quick how-to for compiling and installing Handbrake for Debian from source. This guide illustrates how to provide a .deb package you can easily uninstall at anytime if desired.
This follows the Handbrake build doc for Linux.
How to Manually Edit ufw Rules on Ubuntu Linux | ufw is the great command line app for managing iptables in Ubuntu. While any changes should use the ufw command, it is possible to rather manually edit user created ufw rules in cases where that might be desirable. The file location is: /lib/ufw/user.rules For ipv6 rules, the file is: /lib/ufw/user6.rules As with iptables, rules are
Combine apt-get update and apt-get upgrade in one command | On Ubuntu or Debian, it is possible to make a small bash one-liner to fully update the host with one simple command. I’ll show you how! 1. Create a file called ‘update’ in /usr/local/bin: $ sudo nano /usr/local/bin/update 2. Type the following for the file contents, then save with Control+X. #!/bin/bash sudo apt-get update &&
Ubuntu Server MOTD Include Security Updates | Ubuntu Server can display outstanding package and security updates as the MOTD when logging in locally or via ssh. I’ll show you how! To enable this feature, install the following package: $ sudo apt-get install update-notifier-common The terminal output will look as below: $ ssh firstname.lastname@example.org Linux example.com 3.0.18-linode43 #1 SMP Mon Jan 30 11:44:09
Install Oracle (Sun) Java in Debian or LMDE | The easiest way to install the latest java is with the excellent repository found on this page: http://www.duinsoft.nl/packages.php?t=en The manual installation works for a one time install, however I suggest using the repository method. This also installs the browser plugin for Firefox / Iceweasel. Here is how to use the repository! 1. Create the following