- 2019-11-07 Choosing what program to open what file; mailcap.order
Configuring what program to use to open what file is quite straight forward:
Edit /etc/mailcap.order, run update-mime.
Only problem is, when I did that, I...
- 2019-08-03 rdiff-backup backport to Debian 11 (buster)
A new version of rdiff-backup, 1.3.3, has been added to Debian unstable.
When that is used to backup to a machine running Debian 11 (buster), you get errors...
- 2019-07-14 Server upgraded to Debian 11 (buster)
All in all it sort of ok.
Old Perl modules with iso-8859-1 encoding needed to be updated to utf-8 (recode latin1..utf8 WhatEver.pm)
- 2019-05-11 Home server upgrade
I thought it was time to upgrade my home server, virgil.
My home server runs a bunch of services:
Web server (for my own websites and a couple of other...
- 2018-11-04 Debian unstable sound gone [fixed]
Yesterday sound stopped working on my Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen running Debian unstable. The mute-light was on and pavucontrol(1) only showed one output; "Dummy...
- 2017-12-27 Tumble drying Dovecot
Last summer I was tumble drying my pillows and duvet, to try and keep allergy-triggering bugs down.
I usually never use the dryer, because it makes my clothes...
- 2017-06-19 Upgraded server to Debian 9 (stretch)
I upgraded my home server to Debian 9 (stretch) today - as stretch was released during the weekend.
The upgrade was uneventful - just the way I like it.
- 2015-05-02 Server upgraded
I upgraded my server to Debian 8 (jessie) tonight.
It went quite smoothly - I had to configure ejabberd again (they've changed the configuration file from...
- 2013-10-13 XEmacs removed from Debian
Even though I left XEmacs for GNU Emacs a couple of years ago, it is still kind of sad to see the XEmacs packages removed from Debian.
6 release critical bugs...
- 2013-05-05 Kudos, Debian
$ lsb_release --description
Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 (wheezy)
Only problems were updating Dovecot configuration, Apache segfaulting...
- 2013-01-26 Compiling Mosaic 2.7b5 on Debian
Packages required: git lesstif2-dev libxmu-dev libjpeg8-dev zlib1g-dev libpng12-dev
$ git clone http://koldfront.dk/git/mosaic-2.7b5
$ cd mosaic-2.7b5...
- 2011-12-25 First equivs package
The auctex-package in Debian unstable seems to have recently started to depend on emacs23.
I have emacs-snapshot (GNU Emacs 24) installed and no need for emacs23...
- 2011-08-20 Gnome and Evolution - time to change?
Isn't it time that gnome-core stops depending directly on Evolution?
Perhaps gnome-core could depend on something like 'mail-reader' instead - so I could have...
- 2011-02-08 Upgraded my "closet" server
Debian 6.0 Squeeze was released this weekend. Just to toot my own horn: First Debian release with a package with my name on the packaging: bubblemon.
- 2010-05-21 Bubblemon
The nice bubbling load monitor applet for Gnome, called Bubblemon, has been orphaned in Debian.
I have packaged the latest version, 2.0.15, and updated a...
- 2008-04-30 Pledging your allegiance
... by sporting a tattoo? This one is a little scary (scroll down).
Somehow the Debian tattoos seem more... appropriate? Innocent? Or just plain "less creepy...
- 2007-04-08 Debian releases etch!
Congratulations Debian, on releasing version 4.0 - etch!
Twenty-one cds. Whoa!
I think I should celebrate by purchasing a small AMD64-box so I can get rid...
- 2006-03-08 Local .deb-repository the easy way
Using reprepro it is easy to set up and maintain a local .deb-repository. Cool.
Debian Administration article
- 2005-12-09 Debian share of web-servers increasing
Netcraft: "Debian is currently the fastest growing Linux distribution for web servers, with more than 1.2 million active sites in December." - Strong growth...
- 2005-06-06 Bill Gates in his Porsche, meet LINUX
In other news, it seems Transmeta is going out of business. Whoops, good thing I got my Sharp PC-CV50F in time :-)
And SlashDot also reports that...
- 2005-05-15 PicoDebian
Debian sarge, that can be stored on a 32MB CF-card, for running on your Soekris box: PicoDebian.
- 2005-01-22 Debian From Scratch
"DFS is really two systems: 1) a bootable CD for repairing Linux systems or installing Debian; and 2) the program that generates the CDs that are used for ...