Debian Tag Index

Which Linux Distribution Powers HP Helion Cloud? [VIDEO]

HP launches its own OpenStack-based cloud platform and also changes the platform's underlying Linux distribution.


Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Ubuntu, Debian, HP, OpenStack, Linux distribution, cloud platform, HP Cloud

Monitor Progress with Pipe Viewer

For sys admins, running a process can feel like driving cross-country without a road map. Pipe Viewer is one way to answer the question, 'are we there yet?'
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, open source software, system administration

Get to Know Debian Goodies

For admins who work with Debian-based systems, the basics dpkg and APT's tools are old hat. For a richer user experiences, like knowing which packages have release-critical bugs, hog the most disk space and so on, Debian Goodies is a set of utilities that's good to know.
Tags: Linux, Debian, open source tool, OS, tip of the trade

5 Tips for Managing Debian Packages

Debian's package tools makes it easy to install and manage packages. For more complex tasks, however, tools are not as well-advertised. Here are five options worth checking out.
Tags: Debian, open source software, tool

Use Linux and WebDAV to Facilitate Online Collaboration

There are many options for online collaboration, but WebDAV remains a useful and straightforward way to share files. Software support at both the server and client ends sweetens the deal further.
Tags: Linux, Apache, Ubuntu, Debian, open source software

5 Key Things to Know About Debian 6.0 'Squeeze'

Wrap your arms around the five biggest changes in the latest release of Debian -- everything you need to know about version 6 of the open source server OS.
Tags: open source, Linux, open source server, Debian, server os

Byobu: Like Screen, but Better

Enhance Screen on your screen with Byobu, open source software that makes Screen more user friendly and functional.
Tags: Debian, open source software, tip of the trade, Ubuntu Server, screen

The Top 10 Linux Server Distributions

Rated: The Top 10 Linux server distributions by ease of use, paid support, and data center reliability.


Tags: Linux, Oracle, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, Linux server, distro, RHEL, linux server distro

Ranger: Console-Based File Management

The ncurses-based file manager Ranger is a console tool worth checking out and taking the time to learn.
Tags: Ubuntu, Debian, file management, tip of the trade, console management

GoogleCL: Command-Line Googling

Google tools are useful. If you're an Ubuntu or Debian user, you can now get even more out of them with GoogleCL.
Tags: open source, command line, Google, Ubuntu, Debian

iPad meets Open Source With Help From WebDAV for Apache

Tip of the Trade: With GoodReader, iPad meets open source, and files can be shared between the popular tablet and a computer.
Tags: open source, Apache, iPad, Debian, OS

Automation With Expect, an Open Source Software Utility

Tip of the Trade: The Expect package found in Debian and Ubuntu is a powerful utility that can script interactive operations.
Tags: Ubuntu, open source server, Debian, open source software, OS

Shiny, Happy Linux OS Terminals With Bashish

Tip of the Trade: With spring in the air outside, why not add some color to your Linux OS powered terminals? Bashish offers a fun and simple way to add themes to your terminal.
Tags: Linux, Debian, linux os

Set Up a VNC Linux Server in 5 Easy Steps

Tip of the Trade: VNC makes it easy to log into a full desktop on a remote server. Follow these steps, and your Debian Linux server will be up and running in no time.
Tags: Linux, Debian, tip of the trade, SSH

Debian 5.0 Update Includes New Installer, Bug Fixes

Debian 5.0, code named 'Lenny' has been updated to version 5.0.4.
Tags: open source, Debian, Installer, Lenny

Resolving the /etc/hosts localhost Issue in Apache

Tip of the Trade: The default values in /etc/hosts used in several Linux distributions have long been known to cause issues. Here's how to fix them in Apache 2.
Tags: Linux, Apache, Ubuntu, Debian, OS

Monitoring Disk Usage With Iotop

Tip of the Trade: Hard disk thrashing? Check out Iotop, a Python program similar to top that enables you to keep an eye on disk I/O.
Tags: Python, Ubuntu, Debian, I/O, OS

Linux Google Chrome Shines

Tip of the Trade: When it comes to Linux, Google Chrome may be far from gold, but it sure is shiny -- and fast.
Tags: Ubuntu, Debian, Chrome, Google Chrome, tip of the trade

Ubuntu, Debian Partner to Employ Communist Era Model

OS Roundup: When collaboration mixes with competition, strong products aim to help, not hinder, weaker ones. In the case of the Soviet Union, this lead to shoddy products. When it comes to Linux, however, collaborating to hinder a bigger rival is the true objective.
Tags: Linux, Microsoft, Ubuntu, Debian

Run Multiple Debian Versions Simultaneously

Tip of the Trade: Meet apt -- the best-kept secret for keeping up with the Debian release cycle.
Tags: Linux, Debian, OS, tip of the trade

Richard Stallman Fights Latest Linux Threat

OS Roundup: An irritating note-making C# application threatens Linux and brings the mighty Debian to its knees. Think it can't happen?
Tags: Microsoft, C#, Debian, Mono, Stallman

xclip: Command-Line Clipboard

Tip of the Trade: Think command line precludes using the X clipboard? Think again. xclip makes it possible to interact with it directly from the command-line -- if you're using Debian or Ubuntu.
Tags: command line, Ubuntu, Debian, OS, clipboard