BIP KB Tag: debian

How To Upgrade Debian Lenny (5.0) To Squeeze (6.0)

Please Note: It is wise to uninstall packages from third-party sources or those that were manually installed via a .deb to prevent possible conflicts and related issues. To begin, edit /etc/apt/sources.list and change all occurrences of lenny to squeeze. A quick vi macro if you use it would be %s/lenny/squeeze/g. Once finished, you file should look similar to the one below. # main repo deb
By tommy, January 24, 2015

How To Install And Run Minecraft On A Linux VPS

Debian based distributions are recommended for easiest installations. Prerequisites Start by installing the latest version of java. You can check if you already have the latest version by running java -version Debian, Ubuntu sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre screen CentOS, Redhat, Fedora yum update yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk screen You should also install screen so you c...
By alirolleston, January 24, 2015

How To Lock Down Your Linux Server For Additional Security

Introduction to Linux Security Linux Security. Most people rarely secure a freshly installed server right off the bat, but in the world we live in this is an absolute must. So if it’s so important to, why do so many people wait and do it last, if at all? I’m as guilty as the next person. It often comes down to just wanting to to start developing and doing the fun stuff. Hopefully this tutorial will show that it is far better se...
By chris, March 21, 2015

How To Completely Remove A Package On Ubuntu / Debian By apt-get

This is a quick post to completely remove package on Ubuntu by apt-get command.Apt-get (Advanced Packaging Tool ) is a command line tool to manage the packages on Ubuntu / Debian system. Remove the package on Ubuntu/Debian Generally remove is the option used with apt-get command. But it do not remove the config files associated with the removed package. Replace package-name with the package name which you want to remove. apt-get rem...
By samantha, April 11, 2015

How To Install And Get Started With Redis

Introduction to Install Redis If you’d like to Install Redis the most recent version of Redis on your Debian machine, follow along with this guide. Unfortunately, the install process is not as easy as `sudo apt-get install redis`, which is why you're probably reading this. The current version at the time of me writing this, is 2.6.13. Go to the website and copy the download link and be sure to change the version in the URL below: ...
By BIP, May 6, 2015

How To Build Linux kernels the Debian way

This short tutorial describes a quick and easy way to customize, build and install a Linux kernel under Debian or Ubuntu Linux. First, we will install all prerequisites and then download the kernel source. Next step will be the customization or the kernel and the last step will be to create and install a Debian package with the new Customized Linux kernel. 1. Prerequisites Let's start with the first step which is instal...
By samantha, June 24, 2015

How to upgrade Debian Linux system from Wheezy to Jessie stable release

This tutorial describes the process to upgrade Debian from Debian Wheezy to Debian Jessie. Debian Linux, code name "Jessie" is the latest stable Debian release. It is important to point out that nothing is full proof so proper backup procedure should be discussed before you start the upgrade process. The rule of thumb is, the less software installed on your system the higher chance for a successful upgrade. Before you move ...
By kevin, June 26, 2015

How Create A Debian Package And Local Package Repository

This tutorial describes a simple way to create a home made Debian package and include it into a local package repository. Although we could use a existing Debian/Ubuntu package, we will start from scratch by creating our own minimalistic unofficial Debian package. Once our package is ready, we will include it into our local package repository. This tutorial illustrates a very simplistic approach of creating Debian package, h...
By kevin, June 26, 2015

How To Build A IPSEC VPN between A Debian Server And A Cisco Router

This tutorial will show you how to connect more then one VPS server and also one or more physical servers to a IPSEC VPN (Virtual Private Network). There is a lot of instructions available on the web showing you how to build your own VPN on OpenSWAN, but it's marked as deprecated so the new recommended method is to use StrongSWAN instead. Using StrongSWAN has a slightly different configuration as describer below.   Let's...
By tapish01, September 8, 2015