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How to install VLC 3 on Debian 9 (Stretch)

Written on February 12, 2018 at 06:54, by

Here’s one way to install the new VLC 3 (Vetinary) on Debian 9.3 (Stretch). Note that because I’m pulling the software from the Unstable (Sid) repository this method is not suitable for production machines. It may break dependencies of other packages. 1. Add Sid to /etc/apt/sources.list: 2. Update the repositories list: 3. Install VLC: The […]

Getting Shared Folders working properly in Debian 9 in VirtualBox

Written on February 12, 2018 at 06:39, by

Running Debian 9 in VirtualBox is easy but figuring out how to get Shared Folders working properly can be a hassle. Here’s how to do it. Assumptions: – You have a VirtualBox VM set up with Debian 9.3 and nothing more. – The user who’s running the X sessions is called Vorkbaard. – The Windows […]

Things I learned about Vi(m)

Written on March 9, 2017 at 18:06, by

Here’s my personal documentation on Vi(m) in case I forget how I did it. Hope it helps someone. Running Debian Jessie and I want: – to make Vim the systemwide default editor; – to have syntax highlighting; – a nice colour scheme. For the colour scheme and syntax highlighting we need to install some additional […]

Upgrading Roundcube from the Debian repositories to the current version

Written on November 9, 2016 at 15:05, by

Debian 8 in its repository holds version 1.1.5 of Roundcube. That is fine because that’s a stable version and it’s working without mentionable issues. However I wanted to install the current version (1.2.2) because it has a number of features I like. During installation I followed Roundcube’s own howto. Basically I will just install the […]

ASSP on Debian 8/9/Ubuntu 16.04

Written on October 9, 2016 at 18:23, by

How to install ASSP on Debian 8 “Jessie”.

Install GNU social on Debian 8

Written on May 6, 2016 at 13:26, by

GNU social is an open source social media platform. Users on your own server can follow users on other servers and vice versa, essentially making it a distributed social media platform. It doesn’t do a whole lot but what it does it does well. I’m installing on Debian 8. Install Debian with the web server […]

Install the latest version of SABnzbd for multiple users on Debian 8

Written on April 29, 2016 at 21:48, by

How to install the latest version of SABnzbd on your Debian 8 server for multiple users.

Installing a mailserver on Debian 8/9 – Part 5: Web interface: Roundcube

Written on April 2, 2016 at 20:15, by

How to install a complete mailserver on Debian 8/9, featuring Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, Spamassassin, ClamAV, Roundcube and Fail2ban. ~ the howto that actually works ~ Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparations: Apache, Let’s Encrypt, MySQL and phpMyAdmin Part 3: MTA: Postfix Part 4: IMAP server: Dovecot Part 5: Web interface: Roundcube Part 6: Spam filtering: […]

Installing a mailserver on Debian 8/9 – Part 8: Quota, rules, aliases and other settings

Written on March 31, 2016 at 16:05, by

How to install a complete mailserver on Debian 8/9, featuring Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, Spamassassin, ClamAV, Roundcube and Fail2ban. ~ This is the howto that actually works. ~ Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparations: Apache, Let’s Encrypt, MySQL and phpMyAdmin Part 3: MTA: Postfix Part 4: IMAP server: Dovecot Part 5: Web interface: Roundcube Part 6: […]

Installing a mailserver on Debian 8/9 – Part 6: Spamfiltering: SpamAssassin

Written on March 31, 2016 at 15:37, by

How to install a complete mailserver on Debian 8/9, featuring Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, Spamassassin, ClamAV, Roundcube and Fail2ban. ~ the howto that actually works ~ Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparations: Apache, Let’s Encrypt, MySQL and phpMyAdmin Part 3: MTA: Postfix Part 4: IMAP server: Dovecot Part 5: Web interface: Roundcube Part 6: Spam filtering: […]