To free up some memory claimed by pagefile, dentries and inodes. Pagefile is virtual memory. Dentries and inodes are used for your hard drive files. This should work on any Debian based Linux. First we want to check the memory Read more…


Setup a basic LAMP, enables you to host cool web applications. LAMP is Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP (guess Perl or Python should qualify as well). I assume you have done at least a minimal Debian installation here.   Update Read more…


A few simple steps to install MySQL with remote root access on a Debian system.  Out of the box, as default, the root user can only log in from localhost. It’s easier to work from your laptop or workstation when Read more…


Debian Static IP Debian Static IP. If you need to change your IP from Dynamic (DHCP) to static, I have presented a method here for doing it. There are other alternatives as well. You can reserve the IP in the Read more…


Raspberry Wifi Getting the Raspberry pi up and running on your wifi router has a lot of practical uses. One of the ups, is that there is no need for the network cable and you can hide your pi anywhere Read more…


You might need a username and password if the proxy is not anonymous. Here is how to connect to both types of proxies for using apt-get. Remember sudo if you uses Ubuntu. First a new file is needed in the Read more…


Change hostname, domain or FQDN permanently Change hostname, domain or FQDN permanently. Setting the hostname with the hostname command will reset after a reboot. To make it permanent. To check the hostname, just do: Hostname root@mail:~# hostname mail Domain Name Read more…


This is the new soltveit.org. All servers have been formated and installed from scratch. The articles will be posted again when they are ready. The new infrastructure has been configured and are ready to rock.