Convert LMDE to Debian Wheezy | I changed my existing Linux Mint Debian Edition desktop over to pure Debian wheezy. Right now (May 2013) is the optimum time as switching to wheezy is currently an ‘upgrade’ and packages will nicely upgrade without issue. Here is how I did it!
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
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!
Install latest Iceweasel in Linux Mint Debian Edition | Linux Mint Debian Edition currently rolls its own Firefox, which can take time to get packaged to the latest version. And being based on Debian Testing, the Testing version of Iceweasel is often not the latest and greatest version for those looking at upstream alternatives. That is where the Debian Mozilla team steps in! To
Install Flash Player 11 in Linux Mint Debian Edition 64bit | Adobe released Flash Player 11 beta with support for 64bit Linux. Yay! I’ll show you how to install it for Linux Mint Debian Edition 64bit. Edit: This post is now obsolete. Flash 11 for 64bit Linux is included in most distro repositories now, or directly from Adobe. First, remove any existing flash player version you
/usr/bin/mint-fortune: line 35: [: ==: unary operator expected | In Linux Mint Debian Edition, a recent update made the fortune script stop working. I’ll show you how to fix it! 1. Open this file with nano, or your favorite editor: sudo nano /usr/bin/mint-fortune 2. Locate line 35 which looks like this: if [ $showfortunes == "true" ]; then (Tip: in nano, press Control+C to
Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE Review | I have decided to give Linux Mint Debian Edition a go on my main desktop! Here is my quick minty-fresh brushed metal review. LMDE is Debian testing ever so slightly fine-tuned for the desktop. Elegance is the most apt (pun intended) word to describe LMDE. LMDE is 100% Debian compatible (uses regular Debian repositories), but
Select Fastest Debian Mirror for apt-get | With Debian you can easily auto-detect the fastest mirror for apt-get! First install this package: $ sudo apt-get install netselect-apt Then run the following, adjusting for your desired version. I’m using LMDE, so I’m going to run: $ sudo netselect-apt testing Other examples: sudo netselect-apt [stable|testing|unstable|experimental|release_codename|sid] This will query various debian mirrors then leave a