Tag: Debian

Tails OS 3.0 Released! Now Uses Debian 9

One of the most popular privacy focused Linux distributions, Tails has released version 3.0, based on Debian 9. The release comes three days before the official release of Debian 9. This is the first time a new version of Tails is released almost at the same …

Complete Guide To Bug Reporting In Debian Linux

Reporting bugs is one the many ways you can help Linux grow. All free software distributions, projects have different systems in which bugs are collected, analyzed, labeled and fixed depending on number of people who know the source-code. Since I love Debian, I’ll show you how …

APT: Rebuilding Package in Debian

Package rebuilding is something easily done in Debian. As SysAdmin, you might find yourself in a spot needed to rebuild a Package, maybe to enable a feature or something. This exactly I will show you how to do in this post. In this post, I …

How To Patch The Debian 6 Squeeze Shellshock Bug

I run a few webservers at work that are internal facing only (intranet) that run Debian 6 Squeeze. I’ve been monitoring the Shellshock exploit since it was discovered a few weeks ago and have been looking for a way to get those few systems patched…despite them …

How To Change Hostname On Ubuntu

Brief: This quick tip shows you how to change hostname on Ubuntu and other Debian based Linux system. When you install ubuntu, Ubuntu asks you to choose a name for your computer which is known as a “hostname”. If at in point of the time you …

How to improve the security of Magento e-commerce website

Magento is an e-commerce software platform used by small businesses and leading brands, and its community edition is a freely available open-source program. Thanks to the huge collection of third-party developed plugins and themes which extend the default functionality and design, Magento is evolving into the …

How to build a kernel module with DKMS on Linux

Suppose you wanted to install a device driver for a new graphics card, a WiFi dongle, or a network interface card that you purchased, and for whatever reason (e.g., missing prebuilt driver, outdated driver version, non-common build options), you decided to compile and install the driver …

PSAD installation and configuration on Debian 8 (Jessie)

PSAD installation and configuration on Debian 8 (Jessie) In this tutorial, I will show you the installation and configuration of the PSAD (Port Scan Attack Detection) tool on Debian 8 (Jessie). As per project website: PSAD provides intrusion detection and log-analysis with IPtables (Linux firewall). The …

Install Habari with Nginx on Debian 8

In this tutorial we will cover the steps needed for installing Habari with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS. Habari is a free and open source blog engine written in PHP that currently supports MySQL, SQLite and PostgreSQL for the database backend. It is a publishing …

Download Tails Linux 2.0 ISO CD/DVD

Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) version 2.0 has been released. It is a Debian-based security-focused Linux distribution, and it is designed to increase privacy and anonymity online. This release fixes many security issues, and users should upgrade as soon as possible. What is so special …