I've started using Arch Linux for a few weeks now, and I've installed it on
my BIP media VPS (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 updated, so to get...
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 on with the upgrade
consider the following recommendations.1. Upgrade Debian...
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 http://ftp.debian.org/debian/squeeze main
deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian/squeeze main
deb http://security.debian.org/ squeeze /updates main
deb-src http://security .debian.org/ squeeze /updates main...
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...