Category Archives: Linux


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…


can't set locale

Can’t set locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct! This suddenly appeared on all my servers one day after some updates. All of them were running Debian. And I thought at first there was some bad packages or settings 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…


chrome for linux mint 18

Chrome for Linux Mint 18 installed from scratch. There are two ways you can install Chrome for Linux Mint 18. One way is to do it the traditional way of downloading an installer file and run it. The other way Read more…


roundcube autoresponder

Roundcube autoresponder is handy to know for sending out-of-office messages when you are unable to reply to your emails. For self-hosted mail servers, Roundcube is a popular webmail client. It is very easy to set up a Roundcube autoresponder. If Read more…


Block top level domains

If you run a self-hosted mail server or areĀ usingĀ an email service with Roundcube, there an effective way to stop most of your spam. That is to block top level domains in your filter settings. Some spammers use the new top Read more…


raspberry pi 3 uae

Raspberry Pi 3 is a great tool for development, engineering, and games. Yes, games. You can run UAE on it to make your Raspberry pi 3 UAE into an Amiga. What every Amiga you like. Even the Raspberry is kind Read more…