1. HalfEatenPie

    Debian Founder, Ian Murdock, has passed away

    Debian is honestly one of my most favorite linux distros out there, and I love all the work those guys did.  Hell Debian helps run vpsBoard. Unfortunately, Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian, has passed away.   Our thoughts are with his family.  ...
  2. MannDude

    Debian turns 22!

    As per: Debian turns 22! Whew!
  3. drmike

    Systemd, Debian and former cron jobs

    So I am late to the systemd circus.  Updated a Debian box today with cronjobs that need to fire. This new systemd appears to make cronjobs no longer run.  Been depreciated and such should be in systemd mess. Can someone point me to some how-tos or  simple instruction on where stuff formerly...
  4. drmike

    Convert Debian to a Reusable Portable Image

    I am interested in converting my Debian install into an image I can open up and run inside some virtual environment.  Virtualbox would be fine, but Xen would be more ideal.  This is a desktop install. Any done this recently and can recommend a how-to?
  5. telephone

    Debian 8 "Jessie" to be released today

    As the title says, Debian 8 "Jessie" is to be released today... I wonder how many support requests will be related to systemd  :popcorn: More information:
  6. B

    Help to make diaspora installation one step on debian

    Hi Guys, As many of you have seen before, I try my best to promote Diaspora, the distributed social network and is the place where I am most active. Recently, a friend of mine who was a RedHat Senior SysAdmin and a Debian Developer started a crowd funding campaign to make Diaspora installation...
  7. flufsor

    Howto backup from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Linux?

    I have the following question. How would i best create an automatic backup system to backup a IIS enviroment + MSSQL Express to another server. The other server as you might have guessed from the title is runnning linux and is in another location. I ask this because i am new to windows server...
  8. drmike

    USB Temperature Sensor / Probe with Linux Compatibility

    Anyone out here doing any work with USB attached temperature sensors / probes? Looking for gear recommendation for USB temperature sensor / module / etc.   Prefer something finished, in a case aside from maybe a probe arm. Linux compatibility is the key here.  Anyone using such a device or...
  9. Amitz

    Correct filesystem to sync OS X machine with Debian server?

    Dear all, I had the plan to use a spare storage VPS as backup space for my OS X machine at home. The idea was to mount the filesystem of the VPS via ssh using ExpanDrive and to sync the data on a daily basis with ChronoSync. I was not too happy with all self-hosted "Cloud-Solutions" like...
  10. drmike

    How to Install OpenVZ and Getting Started

    I am interested in setting up a testing server internally for OpenVZ.  There are lots of times where having full access to such might prove insightful. Looking to install OpenVZ on a fresh Debian latest release. Someone have an install process/howto they currently follow for Debian + OpenVZ?
  11. N

    Debian 6 Gets LTS (Long Term Support)

    Announcement here: tl;dr: Debian 6 to be supported until Feb 2016 (which is 5 years from the initial release) instead of support being dropped when Debian 8 comes out. Security support will be done by a group of volunteers and...
  12. drmike

    Bundling and Deploying Scripts / Runtime Code in Debian Proper Location

    Been fussing around with some BASH scripts for a few months.  Getting to the point now to clean up my dev environment and decide where the critters should live and bundle such for documentation and redeployment. The scripts are such that anything/anyone can run them per se.  No grand...
  13. DomainBop

    Xen HVM Optimization Tips Wanted

    TL;DR any optimization tips welcome for Xen-HVM VPS's, particularly for I/O and cpu weight/credit scheduler etc The "node" ---------------- i7-3770, 32GB RAM Debian Wheezy, Xen 4.1.4, xen hypervisor 4.1, xentools 4.3.1, Linux kernel: 3.2 (xen), etc. current configuration...
  14. wlanboy

    Running LXC containers with Debian

    My love to LXC started again after from jarland about LXC and Ubuntu. Ubuntu (latest stuff) and LXC are nice partners and play well. The web-based GUI is done in the right way. But basically you do not need the GUI and you do not need Ubuntu to use LXC. My tutorial today will show the basic...
  15. Roger

    Fix the apt-get install error: “Media change: please insert the disc labeled ...” on Debian

    Introduction ------------ In order to avoid Debian to search for packages on a non-existent CDROM, which is most likely not present on a VPS, you should change a simple parameter on the /etc/apt/sources.list file. You need to modify the aforementioned file if you get an output like this while...
  16. T

    Assisted setup script for DenyHosts on CentOS and Debian Linux distributions

    Hello All, I have been working on some scripts to help assist new Linux and VPS users in setting up DenyHosts on their server. Below I am including these scripts for you all to use: Some info on DenyHosts for those of you who don't know what it is: What is DenyHosts? DenyHosts is a script...
  17. drmike

    No firewall? Meet ufw the easiest firewall ever

    For long I've been running Debian on VPS instance wide open or with a stack of iptables commands.   Been getting smacked by some bad traffic lately and after debugging all that, thought it was time for something a bit tidier and easier to deal with.  Yes iptables rocks, but it's a long learning...
  18. drmike

    Debian integration of public file upload service(s)

    Can anyone in Debian desktop land recommend a file uploader that integrate into the desktop? Talking about image sharing sites like imgur.    Open to any similar or other file share sites with desktop integration options. Anyone?
  19. drmike

    Smokeping installation How-to or Tutorial for Debian?

    Looking for a current Debian Squeeze install how-to or tutorial. Smokeping is a latency monitor for TCPIP available devices: Anyone have such a thing they can point me to?
  20. MannDude

    Linux VPS cheat sheet. Linux commands for CentOS/RHEL and Ubuntu/Debian

    Figured this thread could be a handy resource for everyone at all skill-levels. Sometimes you just want to copy and paste a command you've used a hundred times (DD-tests, for example) or are just having a brain fart and forgot how to do something. Well... this thread is for you, my friend! Let's...