Archive for February, 2007

Make your own packages for Debian-based systems

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

For the uninitiated, creating Debian packages is a mysterious process that looks much harder than it really is. To make it a little less mysterious, let’s take a look at two methods of building Debian packages: using standard Debian packaging tools and the CheckInstall utility.
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All About Linux: Make Your Own Package CD

Friday, February 9th, 2007

All about linux is running a little article on how to create your own package cd of updates. Handy if you have a computer on dialup or if you have a system that does not even have net access.
It would be interesting to make a script to do this with apt-cacher or something along those […]

package encfs

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

encfs - encrypted virtual filesystem
This package provides a user level encrypted filesystem. There are lots of guides and information on how to set this up, so I’ll just give a quick overview for use in debian.

First install the encfs package.
Next load the fuse kernel module. If your running a stock debian kernel it should be […]

Kernel 2.6.20 Released

Sunday, February 4th, 2007

Kernel 2.6.20 has been released today.

Kernel Released

Sunday, February 4th, 2007

Kernel has been released today.