Tag Archives: Linux

Debian Sources List Generator

I remember finding the website sometime ago where you can generate your Debian Sources file. Turns out I needed to do just that today and I did a Google and found the link. Such a great idea and it works … Continue reading

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System security and sudo

Was reading twitter, as I would typically do when in transit. Came across a really good post on sudo[1] and security. Highly recommend having a read. Check it out here. Some excellent information contained in the post. [1] – Sudo (su “do”) … Continue reading

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Linux installation on SSD

I am going to be installing a Linux desktop onto an SSD drive soon, and I have started to research. If you have done this already and found something you needed to do that was not documented, please drop me … Continue reading

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Linux system hardening

I really need to sit down and do some research on Linux System Hardening, as I really want to take a look at any kernel hardening that can be done on the system. i.e. I don’t want users to be … Continue reading

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New PC laptop purchase

I was going to build up another mini-ITX desktop, however the more I look at it I am better off buying one of those Dell Outlet Inspirion laptops. As  I end up getting a PC that can be used as … Continue reading

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Confluence 5.4.2 installation problem – Confluence not starting post install

This is not something I’ve hit before, however this is my first time installing Confluence 5.4.2 x32 on a Exigent VPS account. Post the installation, I got the message indicating that the service has started and you should connect to … Continue reading

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Confluence 5.4.2 x64 installation error

I was attempting an installation of Confluence 5.4.2 x64 from the binary file that can be executed and it failed like below; root@hostname:/home/username# ./atlassian-confluence-5.4.2-x64.bin Unpacking JRE … Starting Installer … ./atlassian-confluence-5.4.2-x64.bin: 466: /home/username/atlassian-confluence-5.4.2-x64.bin.17671.dir/jre/bin/java: not found I’ve seen this problem before … Continue reading

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Wifidog and Authpuppy

I’ve been trying to get Wifidog and Authpuppy going, however failed to get the end to end solution working. I was able to get Wifidog installed and compiled. In addition to getting Authpuppy going, but getting them to work together … Continue reading

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Exigent VPS

I signed up for a Exigent VPS several weeks back and have been using it on and off. I loaded mine up with a configuration that would allow vhost mail hosting and webhosting. It ran fine, the bandwidth to the … Continue reading

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Realtek RTL2838 DVB-T tuner on Raspberry Pi with TvHeadEnd success

I decided to give my DVB-T usb dongle (Realtek RTL2838) another go with the Raspberry Pi and TvHeadEnd. As I thought the newer version of Raspbian if available might address the condition I had previously where I had no dvb … Continue reading

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