Tag Archives: debian

Easy APT repo in S3

When running a number of Ubuntu or Debian servers, it can be extremely useful to have a custom APT repo for uploading your own packages, or third party packages that lack their own good repositories to subscribe to. I recently … Continue reading

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Upcycling 32-bit Mac Minis

The first generation Intel Apple Mac Mini (Macmini1,1) has a special place as the best bang-for-buck system that I’ve ever purchased. Purchased for around $1k NZD in 2006, it did a stint as a much more sleep-friendly server back after … Continue reading

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Updated Repositories

I’ve gone and updated my GNU/Linux repositories with a new home page – some of you may have been using this under my previous Amberdms branding, but it’s more appropriate that it be done under my own name these days … Continue reading

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Debian Testing with Cinnamon

I’ve been running Debian Stable on my laptop for about 10 months for a number of reasons, but in particular as a way of staying away from GNOME 3 for a while longer. GNOME 3 is one of those divisive … Continue reading

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apt-get install debian

Early last year I wrote how I was concerned about the progress and future of the CentOS project and was considering other options. As of today, I’ve now shifted my primary workstation (Lenovo X201i laptop) from the somewhat out of … Continue reading

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CentOS, RHEL and future possibilities?

Those who know me will know that I’m a long term CentOS user – this actually started from my love of RHEL, ┬áback in my early Linux using days when I was running Red Hat 8.0. Whilst it made financial … Continue reading

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