Tag Archives: lenny

Determine MTU size using ping

Normally the MTU size should be set correctly using Path MTU discovery, but this may not always work.

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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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Check OS version (Debian/Ubuntu/Raspbian)

There are several ways to check which version of Debian, Ubuntu or Raspbian you are running.

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Reconfiguring locales

Recently when rebuilding on of my machines I encountered and error when I tried to install X windows.

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Installing GNOME2 on Debian (Lenny)

Bit of a blast from the past this one, but having upgraded the disks in my ancient AlphaServer I needed to reinstall Debian (lenny), and thought I’d take the opportunity to record which packages were required for a reasonably minimal … Continue reading

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