Debian Project News – November 12th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s twenty-second issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Code search engine for Debian * Bits from the DPL * One step closer to “Wheezy” * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian Contributors * Release-Critical bugs statistics for the upcoming release […]

Running Question2Answer On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 12.10

Running Question2Answer On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 12.10

This tutorial shows how you can install and run a Question2Answer web site on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 12.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + ngi…

How To Secure Apache2 With LinOTP

How To Secure Apache2 With LinOTP

This Howto describes the way to set up two factor authentication with one time passwords
for Apache2.
We assume, that you have already set up your LinOTP server.
You can download Debian and Ubuntu packages or you c…

Debian Project News – October 29th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s twenty-first issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Debian Installer 7.0 Beta3 released * Reports from the latest BSPs * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian Contributors * Release-Critical bugs statistics for the upcoming release * Important Debian Security Advisories […]

Debian Project News – October 15th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s twentieth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Report from the FTP Team meeting * Bits from the DPL * Decrease in bug reporting rate in Debian * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian Contributors * Release-Critical bugs statistics for […]

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.6 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename “squeeze”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available. Please note that this update does […]

Managing Multiple MySQL Servers From One phpMyAdmin Installation (Using SSL Encryption)

Managing Multiple MySQL Servers From One phpMyAdmin Installation (Using SSL Encryption)

This tutorial explains how you can manage multiple MySQL servers from one phpMyAdmin
installation. For security reasons, communication between phpMyAdmin
and any…

Cloud Music Player `Nuvola` Sees New Stable Release

Nuvola Player is an application that integrates cloud music services like Google Music, Grooveshark, Hype Machine, 8tracks, Pandora, Rdio and Amazon Cloud Player with your desktop. Using it, you’ll get desktop notifications, multimedia keys support, Mpris v2 (integration with Ubuntu Sound Menu or GNOME Shell Media Player extension) integration, Unity quicklists and more.Two Nuvola Player stable [...]

Debian Project News – September 17th, 2012

The Debian Project http://www.debian.org/ Debian Project News debian-publicity@lists.debian.org September 17th, 2012 http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2012/18/ – ———————————————————————— Welcome to this year’s eighteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Bits from the FTP Team * Bits from the DPL * Technical Committee Nominations * Interviews * Other news * […]

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Squeeze

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Squeeze

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot
with Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze system. With mod_chroot, you can run
Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less
vulnerable to b…

Debian Project News – September 3rd, 2012

Welcome to this year’s seventeenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Debian’s presence at RMLL 2012 * amd64: primary Debian architecture * New mirrors closer to Debian users * Debian translation workflows in a Master’s thesis * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian […]

Installing The PHP WebDAV Extension On Debian Squeeze

Installing The PHP WebDAV Extension On Debian Squeeze

This article shows how you can install the PHP WebDAV extension
for PHP5 on a Debian Squeeze system. The PHP WebDAV extension allows
easy access to remote resources through the DAV protocol from…

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On Debian Squeeze

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On Debian Squeeze

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip
with Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze system. mod_geoip looks up the IP
address of the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block
users based on t…

nginx: How To Block Visitors By Country With The GeoIP Module (Debian/Ubuntu)

nginx: How To Block Visitors By Country With The GeoIP Module (Debian/Ubuntu)

This tutorial explains how to use the GeoIP module with nginx to
block visitors by country. This is made possible by the GeoIP database
which maps users’ IP addresses to…

Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And MySQL On Debian Squeeze

Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And MySQL On Debian Squeeze

Vsftpd is one of the most secure and fastest FTP servers for Linux.
Usually vsftpd is configured to work with system users. This document
describes how to install a vsftpd server that uses vir…

Debian Project News – August 21st

Welcome to this year’s sixteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Debian celebrates its 19th birthday * Help the Debian Installer team: test the new version of the installer * Bits from the DPL * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian Contributors * […]

Creating Advanced MySQL-Based Virtual Hosts On Lighttpd (Debian Squeeze)

Creating Advanced MySQL-Based Virtual Hosts On Lighttpd (Debian Squeeze)

This guide explains how you can create advanced virtual hosts on a
lighttpd web server on Debian Squeeze that are stored in a MySQL
database. The method described here does no…

Creating Simple Virtual Hosts With mod_mysql_vhost On Lighttpd (Debian Squeeze)

Creating Simple Virtual Hosts With mod_mysql_vhost On Lighttpd (Debian Squeeze)

This guide explains how you can use mod_mysql_vhost to create simple
virtual hosts on a lighttpd web server on Debian Squeeze. With
mod_mysql_vhost, lighttpd can read th…

Debian Community celebrates its 19th birthday

The Debian community is pleased to celebrate its 19th birthday since Ian Murdock’s original founding announcement [1]. Quoting from the official project history [2]: “The Debian Project was officially founded by Ian Murdock on August 16th, 1993. At that time, the whole concept of a ‘distribution’ of Linux was new. Ian intended Debian to be a distribution […]

Organize a Debian Birthday party in your city

On August 16, the Debian community will celebrate its 19th birthday since Ian Murdock’s original founding announcement [1]. As is tradition, the Debian communities all around the world will gather to celebrate it with Debian Birthday parties. 1 : http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.linux.development/msg/a32d4e2ef3bcdcc6 A Debian Birthday party is a fun event, globally marking the appreciation and the joy of […]