Category Archives: Debian


How to check Debian version

How to check Debian version can be done in multiple ways. We will have a look at 5 different ways to check which version of Debian you are running, or someone else. 5 ways on How to check Debian version Read more…


upgrade debian 8 to debian 9

Upgrade Debian 8 to Debian 9 is done almost exactly like upgrade Debian 7 to Debian 8. It is just as easy and the only thing you need to change is the source list. So if you already know how Read more…


install monodevelop on debian 10

Install MonoDevelop on Debian 10 (Buster). Never had a problem with installing MonoDevelop on Debian before. Even after they removed it from the Debian official repository. That MonoDevelop version was usually very old anyway. This actually took me some hours Read more…


Upgrade debian 7 to Debian 8

Upgrade Debian 7 to Debian 8 is needed before upgrading to Debian 9 and 10. If your Debian 7 computer is connected to internet you need to upgrade. Debian 7 reached end of life for updates 31st of May 2018. Read more…


OpenMediaVault Change Admin Password

Everything you want to know about OpenMediaVault change admin password. If anyone in addition to you has access to your OpenMediaVault server you need to change the admin password. It is a good practice to change default passwords anyway, no Read more…


scp compression

Scp compression can speed up SCP file transfer, and sometimes not. To send a file via ssh is practical if you enjoy working inside the terminal window. Scp between Linux servers is my favorite casual file transfer tool when working Read more…


install php ziparchive

PHP ZipArchive is a file archive for zip compression used by many web applications and plugins. How to install PHP ZipArchive for Debian is an easy task. Let’s see how we install it. PHP ZipArchive Library is missing or disabled Read more…


fastest debian mirror

The fastest Debian mirror or repository can be found by using a small tool called netselect apt (or netselect-apt as the package name). Unless you run your own local apt repository, check this article on how to find the fastest Read more…


debian 9 static ip

Setting Debian 9 static IP is not too different from the previous version. You might find the network cards named a bit differently now. Apart from that, it is mostly the same. And we will look at an alternative at Read more…


Debian ifconfig

Debian ifconfig command not found. Can’t find ifconfig on Debian? You have probably installed a minimum installation without installing the standard system utilities. But do you really need ifconfig? If it just for checking the ip addresses, check out a Read more…