Debian Sources List Generator | Here is a cool site that helps generate a sources.list file for Debian. Check it out: http://debgen.simplylinux.ch Cool!
Install nmap 6 on Debian or Ubuntu Linux | nmap 6 is out! It will be a couple of centuries before this is available in Debian, so I’ll show you how to easily create a .deb package right now. The following steps will provide a .deb package which is easy to cleanly uninstall at anytime as needed. Updated 19 June 2012! 1. First install
Debian Administrator’s Handbook | Two well known Debian developers have written the Debian Administrator’s Handbook. It is now available in paper back as well as ebook formats. Check it out! http://debian-handbook.info/2012/the-debian-administrators-handbook-is-
Connect Midi Keyboard for Playback in Linux | Below is a simple how-to guide to use your USB midi keyboard in Linux to play some basic sounds back. I’ll show you some tips! 1. First, connect and power on your USB midi keyboard. 2. Next, on Debian or Ubuntu, install these packages which will pull in all related depedencies. sudo apt-get install qjackctl
Install aircrack-ng on Debian Linux | Q: How do I install aircrack-ng on Debian? Debian does not include aircrack-ng in its repositories. Compiling aircrack on Debian is not as bad as it sounds. I’ll show you how!
What’s New in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS | Ubuntu Server 12.04 will be released on 26 April 2012. Ubuntu 12.04 is supported with security updates until 2017 which makes Ubuntu LTS an attractive choice for use as a server. At the time of this blog post, 12.04 is still in Alpha 1 so many changes are still occurring. However, I will give you
Disable SSLv2 in Cyrus IMAP server | Cyrus often ships by default with SSLv2 enabled which can be considered a security vulnerability. Here’s how to disable SSLv2 in your Cyrus IMAP server! 1. Edit the file /etc/imapd.conf sudo nano /etc/imapd.conf Find the following line, and remove the SSLv2 indication where it may be found: Before: tls_cipher_list: TLSv1:SSLv3:SSLv2:!NULL:!EXPORT:!DES:!LOW:@STRENGTH After: (below is the Debian
ufw Allow From Specific IP on Specific Port | ufw is the friendly command line firewall utility in Debian and Ubuntu. I’ll show you how to create a specific rule syntax for allowing traffic in from a specific ip on a specific port. Say for example you want to allow traffic from 192.168.1.215 on udp port 88. Here is the command: $ sudo ufw
ClamAV On-Access Scanning For Samba Shares | Your Linux-based samba file server can automatically scan for Windows viruses with clamav and svs.I’ll show you some tips on getting this running with Debian 6! 1. Install clamav In Debian 6, install clamav-daemon which will also pull in the other required clamav packages. sudo apt-get install clamav-daemon The on-access samba anti-virus scanner svs is