Kategorie: Linux

21. April 2018
Install docker on Debian 9 and run docker without sudo

Install Docker on a Debian 9 machine $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install \ apt-transport-https \ ca-certificates \ curl \ gnupg2 \ software-properties-common $ curl -fsSL https://download.docker.com/linux/debian/gpg | sudo apt-key add - $ sudo add-apt-repository \ "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/debian \ $(lsb_release -cs) \ stable" $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install docker-ce […]

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26. Februar 2018
How to generate good passwords on Debian

In case you are tired of thinking of new passwords you can use a little nice program called pwgen. Get the program in case you don't have it: -> generate a secret password containing special characters which is 13 chars in lenght. The 1 at the end tells the program how many passwords you need. […]

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4. Februar 2018
Installing Arch Linux inside a VM (KVM) on Debian

Starting points: https://www.linuxbabe.com/linux-server/install-arch-linux-on-kvm-vps https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installation_guide The steps I took: 1. Create new VM In KVM Front End (2 cores, 3096MB, 30GB HDD), boot from the Arch Linux image (you need to download an ISO image for that) 2. Boot into Arch set 3. Partition table: $ parted /dev/sda mklabel gpt $ parted /dev/sda > mkpart primary […]

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30. Januar 2018
Install OpenShot 2.4.1 on Debian 9.3

When switching from Mac OS X to Linux, OpenShot is a great alternative to iMovie. In order to install it under Debian 9 (the official repository contains Version 1.4.3-1.2) I was performing following steps: Explanation Firtst, you download the app image. I'm using a tmp folder in my home dir. Second, I'm installing programs in […]

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10. Dezember 2017
Using Spacevim on Debian 9

Recently I run into Spacevim which is a great vim distribution for vim. For me it felt first more like a ready-to-go IDE. But it's essentially a "layer" activated with the SPACE key above the normal vim functionality. When hitting the SPACE key further navigation is being displayed allowing you get around the included functionality […]

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24. November 2017
Canon MF635cx still without Linux support - even though their website tells differently

Update April 2018: Now, there is a Linux driver on Canons Website! Yeah! Why is it for such a large printing company as Canon not possible to deliver Linux drivers for their i-sensys printers? They advertise it on their website and other people use that information. They explicitly say that "Linux drivers are available online […]

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23. November 2017
Setting up Brother QL-550 Printer on Debian 9 (Stretch)

I took me some time to get my label printer from Brother up and running under Debian. In particular, it seemed like the printer is installed and known to the system, but it didn't print. 1. Download Linux drivers from the Brother home page (links bellow) 2. Install the drivers by running following commands: Creating […]

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