Category Archives: Debian


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…


Debian 9 change hostname 1

Debian 9 change hostname is done very similarly to the previous Debian versions. With one major difference. It is how you apply the changes. If you don’t apply the changes, the changes will not be taken into effect until you Read more…


debian apache log

Debian Apache log files contain tons of useful information about your web server and websites. Here I will show how to install GoAccess to help you get data and statistics on a lot of information. Here is what data you Read more…


Swift Debian

Swift Debian 8 (Jessie) Swift, Apples new programming language, to take over for Objective C has been open source for some time now. It only took at short time before it was available for various Linux Distros. The latest Swift Read more…