Category Archives: Debian

Networking with SIMH (or QEMU) on Debian (buster)

When upgrading my system I discovered that there are some obvious (and not so obvious) changes needed to my original post on order to get networking to work with SIMH and QEMU.

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Installing lighttpd with support for Python CGI scripts

I like python and lighttpd so why not use them together!

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Using VMware shared folders (on Debian)

VMware allows you to share folders between the guest and the host which is a very convenient way to move files between the two machines (though this should be avoided if you need any kind of separation between the two).

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gksu is dead long live pkexec

I don’t use it very often but occasionally it can be useful to have a launcher somewhere on my desktop that starts a terminal session as root.

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Installing WordPress (on a Raspberry Pi Zero)

Having used WordPress for a few years now I decided it was time I tried setting up a WordPress server on my network, and just to make it interesting I decided to use a Raspberry Pi Zero W – why … Continue reading

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Trouble with suspend/resume device

After restoring my laptop from a not so recent backup I found that it spent about 30 seconds waiting for the suspend/resume device.

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Installing a firewall on Debian (Lenny)

OK, I do know that ‘ufw’ isn’t actually a firewall in itself but I do find it useful and as some of you may have spotted I’m still using Debian (Lenny) on my Alphaserver.

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Configuring a Transparent Tor proxy

Having successfully configured a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point I decided to see if I could use a similar approach to build a transparent Tor proxy.

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Configuring a linux wireless access point

If at first you don’t succeed try, try again…

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Reassigning network device names

I recently wanted to experiment with one of my machines by adding a second network card and using it to forward packets from one network to another.

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