Installing Budgie Desktop on Debian 9.x (stretch)

I don’t actively dislike the GNOME 3 look and feel, but I don’t really like it either and until now have tended to use the MATE Desktop, but now there is a new kid on the block that I think I rather like.
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Display IP address in banner text

Rather then use the console when working on a system I generally prefer to connect remotely using ‘ssh’ as it is so much easier to be able to cut and paste from a terminal session on my workstation that way.
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Adding a login banner

When configuring a network server it is a good idea to add a login banner just to remind users that as a system administrator you ca monitor what they are doing and that by using the system they agree to allow you to monitor them. It won’t deter a determined attacker but just reminds users to behave themselves!
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Problem updating package information

Having recently restored a system using a backup I discovered that I could not upgrade it using ‘apt-get update’ and ‘apt-get upgrade’ as I expected. The latest package lists would start to download and then the process appeared to hang at 100%…
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CentOS 6.x minimal install

Although my favorite distribution is obviously Debian there are times when I use other distributions including RedHat, actually I quite like RedHat and the first Linux distribution I ever used was RedHat 3.0, though I switched to Debian shortly afterwards!
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