Tagged: Debian

ddclient for DynDNS Setup on Debian 7

# Configuration file for ddclient # # /etc/ddclient.conf ## ddclient configuration file daemon=600 # check every 600 seconds syslog=yes ## Default options protocol=dyndns2 ## Detect IP with our CheckIP server use=web, web=checkip.dyndns.com, web-skip=’IP Address’ server=members.dyndns.org # log update msgs to syslog mail-failure=user@gmail.com # Mail failed updates to user pid=/var/run/ddclient.pid # record PID in file. ## DynDNS username and password here...

Perl Modules won’t Install on Debian Server

/usr/bin/make — NOT OK Failed during this command: Anytime you cannot get a Perl package to install, here is the likely problem. Run these: sudo apt-get install build-essential What is wrong : a Debian Server install intentionally does not contain development tools for security and efficiency reasons. So when you attempt to run Perl, you find that you can’t get...

Debian Tracker How To Disable

You do not want to uninstall Tracker (on a desktop) as there are dependencies you may want to keep/it makes sense to keep. But Disabling Tracker from auto-start on startup will save resources. Edit ALL tracker desktop files sudo vi /etc/xdg/autostart/tracker-* change this below line from =true to =false X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=false Kill and Remove databases sudo tracker-control -r

Madcatz R.A.T.5 Mouse on Debian 7 Freezes – Fixed

Fixed – the RAT5 mouse gets “stuck” in one window, or freezes entirely. The only way to get unstuck seems to be toggling the Mode button. Even when that gets you unstuck, it will happen again, and seems to progressively get worse with time.

Customize Debian Linux grub2

I wanted to remove the splash image while booting Debian 7 Wheezy and watch the code execute, while also use the full screen resolution.

Setup Fail2ban for Debian and Ubuntu

My Notes Only taken from various sources. There are other much more complete guides for Fail2ban available. Install Fail2ban sudo apt-get install fail2ban filter definitions located in /etc/fail2ban/filter.d action definitions located in /etc/fail2ban/action.d The following is a minimal setup. Configure Fail2ban sudo vi /etc/fail2ban/jail.conf Configuration for jail.conf destemail = you@example.com # Email of where alerts should be sent to ignoreip...