Finally Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated. The Debian project has updated the stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename Etch). This update adds security updates to the stable release, together with a few corrections to serious problems. As always, the first point release also corrects a few issues that have been noticed too late in the release […]
I’m little surprised to find that Ubuntu Linux skips development man pages by default. A quick search using apt-cache pointed out to manpages-dev package. It includes manual pages about using GNU/Linux for development. Install development man pages Use apt-get command: $ sudo apt-get install manpages-dev To view library calls (functions within program libraries), enter: $ […]
How do you install and use rsync to synchronize files and directories from one location (or one server) to another location? – A common question asked by new sys admin.
Intrusions can take place from both authorized (insiders) and unauthorized (outsiders) users. My personal experience shows that unhappy user can damage the system, especially when they have a shell access. Some users are little smart and removes history file (such as ~/.bash_history) but you can monitor all user executed commands. It is recommended that you […]
If you are new to Lighttpd, please see how to install and configure Lighttpd web server. The Webalizer is a fast, free, web-server log files analysis program. It produces highly detailed, easily configurable usage reports in HTML format, for viewing with a standard web browser. Statistics commonly reported by Webalizer include: hits; visits; referers; the […]
After few months or years later, you will notice unnecessary files, libraries and/or documentation eating up your disk space under Debian Linux. Try the following tips to free up disk space: Remove cached .deb files When you run apt-get command, it downloads and caches the package in /var/cache/apt/archives directory. # cd /var/cache/apt/archives # du –ch […]