Posts Tagged ‘debian’

Two weeks ago I bought HTC Desire cell phone and I decided to get root on it. Rooting guide for this phone was published few days ago, but most of it it “windows only”. Here you can find the way how to get root on the HTC Desire using Debian.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 13:39 | 4 comments
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If you are using DHCP server in your network environment, it’s handy to be able to boot from network. It brings you many advantages especially when you are not able to boot operating system from the workstation’s disk. I would like to describe my experience with DHCP server called Dnsmasq. This software can also serve [...]

Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 06:57 | 0 comments
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Like every UNIX server admin, I’m using many various text based configurations on my machines. It’s important to track “every” change of these important files to prevent problems with service stability. I decided to set up Subversion server and store all useful configurations from my Linux boxes there. For this purpose I wrote script svnci [...]

Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 10:05 | 3 comments
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I decide to create hotspot from my server to allow other connect to Internet for free. I used “Captive portal” solution based on these applications: CoovaChilli FreeRadius MySQL daloRADIUS When somebody wants to connect to Internet using my wifi, the first page he can see is the register/login page (whatever page he wants to visit). [...]

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 15:09 | 40 comments
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I need to connect to the Oracle database in my work to get some data from it. I’m not the Oracle expert, but I decided to use DBD::Oracle. Most of the manuals and how-to pages describe, how to install client libraries to system (usually as root), which was not my case. I just need one [...]

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 10:04 | 1 comment
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