Posts from 2010-05
You can install a MediaWiki either by downloading and unpacking the
.tar.gz archive and setting it up manually or by using the Debian package mediawiki.
This blog posts describes how to install MediaWiki using the Debian package on Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install mediawiki
Now uncomment the alias for mediawiki in the...
When someone has taken your IP, react!
Set your IP to the correct one (belonging to you):
sudo ifconfig eth0 22.214.171.124 netmask 255.255.255.0
and run arping to get the IP back on your side:
sudo arping -U -c 3 -I eth0 126.96.36.199 sudo arping -A -c 3 -I eth0 188.8.131.52
With Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx there are no sun-java6-... packages (previously found on multiverse) anymore. They now are part of the repository partner. It's recommended to uninstall all openjdk packages.
You need the following lines (uncommented) in your
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu lucid partner deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu
using Synaptic: Package → Force Version in Synaptic
preferred using aptitude:
apt-cache showpkg libAppA
which will produce an output similar like this:
Provides: 6.5.1-cvs20060628 - libAppA 6.4.1-0ubuntu8 - libAppA
So you can force a certain...
at the command line using aptitude:
aptitude changelog <packagename>
This only works for officially supported packages, so it won't work for PPAs
alias to see the changelog for all packages that need an update
To see a description of all available updates, I create for myself the following alias in the