dd is a very handy shell command for writing raw data blocks from one place to another. Since it can read directly from raw device files, it is very useful for copying entire partitions or drives from one location to another. One traditional way to get this drive data from one location to another is to pipe DD's output stream over SSH to a shell on a remote machine which in turn uses dd to pipe it to a given output file/device. This i...
By tabitha, January 24, 2015
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
By tommy, January 24, 2015
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
I've started using Arch Linux for a few weeks now, and I've installed it on my BIP media VPS server (Virtual Private Server). I must say I really like it. I'm posting some tips about Arch Linux if you want to give it a try.
Arch (Like Gentoo) is a rolling release, unlike Debian or Ubuntu, where from time to time you get a new fresh release, and you have to upgrade it.
In Arch Linux the packages are constantly being ...
By yang-li, September 9, 2016