Debian 5 (“Lenny”)

…  Slashdot, I found out that Debian “Lenny” (or 5.0, so you will) has been released. On February 14th. I can feel the Debian love at Slashdot. Seriously, this looks like a major release (or …  2 and, yeah, oh, dear, I know where this is going to, why, Debian, why? From the earlier mentioned/linked to interview with the Debian …

Damn you Debians

…  someone notify the Debian developers that their base installer of Sarge is getting more and more …  settings), the installer attempts to make a connection to Debian security. Not once, not two, not three, but over twenty attempts before …  then, there goes nothing above a crapped-out Debian install. You change a couple of lines and installation just merrily …

And then there was Debian!

…  last DVD was apparently b0rken so I ended up installing Debian from, what was it, 11 to 2:30 AM. The good thing is that there were no …  up manually installing PHP4 (I noticed that the current Debian always installs Perl and Python, but PHP is left out), compile the right …

Another slight of Postgres

…  as mentioned probably a-many times, I exclusively used Debian to deploy Postgres database servers. That was mainly, because …  8 series because, as you probably know, back in the days Debian Sarge only supported version 7.4. I was not surprised I was still …

At your Runlevel

…  the typical run-levels on Linux systems, particularly on Debian-flavoured distributions. For future reference1: Run level 0: System …  you guess either changes the run-level to 0 or 6. As the Debian Administration mentions, this is probably a command you want to learn by …

I, Recurse

…  logical? Back in the days, I used to manually select Debian packages, but if you’re in a rush and can’t live without apt-moo, you …  offered to include Postgres 8.3 in the setup. This Debian Lenny (which is still in testing) is supposed to include version 8.3 too …