Posts with the tag Debian

Automatically Update Packages on a Ubuntu or Debian Server

To automatically install updates on Ubuntu / Debian you can install the package cron-apt:

sudo aptitude install cron-apt

In /etc/cron-apt/config you can set up your email address for notifications by setting the value for MAILTO.



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Remove / Restore Splash Screen on startup

to disable the splash screen change in /boot/grub/menu.lst a line similar to

kernel  /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.17-10-generic root=/dev/hda1 ro **quiet splash** locale=de_DE


kernel  /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.17-10-generic root=/dev/hda1 ro locale=de_DE

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Compiling the Linux Kernel – The Manual Debian Way

The goad: compile you neat own kernel with Suspend2 (or any other patch)

prerequisits: get needed packages:

gcc, binutils, fakeroot, kernel-package, tk8.x, libqt3-dev, libncurses5-dev

1.get vanilla kernel sources: →
e.g.: linux- save to directory /usr/src

2.unpack kernel using

tar -xf linux-

3.Get the Suspend2 patch ( e.g.:

4.Patch the...

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