Debian Administration has posted a nice little article on how to recover from some horrible user errors. Now the first key to any of this would be to watch what you are doing when you are logged in as root, but in the case you have forgotten this golden rule you can check out Rescuing […]
Archive for December, 2006
Kernel 2.4.34 has been released today.
Kernel 126.96.36.199 has been released today.
Debian has removed all 2.4 kernels and kernel images for the release of Debian GNU/Linux Etch. The idea is that Etch will only support 2.6 kernels and “User Compiled” 2.4 kernels.
You can read more over on the Debian Wiki
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0, codenamed Etch, had been due to arrive by December 4, 2006, but it’s been delayed because some developers have deliberately slowed down their work.
According to a blog note by Andreas Barth, Debian developer and release manager, the delay has resulted because “Some people who used to do good work reduced their involvement […]
Consider this scenario… Your machine running GNU/Linux has been penetrated by a hacker without your knowledge and he has swapped the passwd program which you use to change the user password with one of his own. His passwd program has the same name as the real passwd program and works flawlessly in all respects except […]
Kernel 188.8.131.52 has been released today.
ddrescue - copies data from one file or block device to another
dd_rescue is a tool to help you to save data from crashed partition. It tries to read and if it fails, it will go on with the next sectors where tools like dd will fail. If the copying process is interrupted
by the user […]
Kernel 184.108.40.206 has been released today.
The next stable release of Debian has been frozen.
What this means to anyone who does not know, is that any updates to the system must be hand approved in order to enter. This will eventually lead to the release of Debian Etch being the official Debian Stable Release.
You can read the news release here.
Now lets […]