debian-server-tools offers an interesting resource for Debian-based servers and web applications, presenting a collection of Bash and PHP scripts that are regularly updated on GitHub.
I took the following steps to share a folder from my computer with debian 10 to my Mac with macOS on my local area network (i.e. LAN, home network). Accessing from a PC running Windows is very similar and it is also explained below. To share files and folders: Go to your debian. Follow this […]
There is surprisingly not any GUI option in Gnome 3 by default to change wallpaper settings. I use “dconf-editor” for this purpose. It is possible to center, scale, tile or stretch a wallpaper by using it. “dconf-editor” can be found in the main repositories of Debian. Once you installed it, open dconf-editor, and navigate to: […]
In this post, I will shortly list the steps to install debian using LVM and LUKS alongside a working Windows installation, as a dual boot system. When you follow the following steps, you will have separate /home, root and swap partitions and all of them will be fully encrypted. This is tested with debian 9 […]
How have I reset my admin password on debian? Boot using debian netinst live USB, selecting “Rescue mode”. Select root partition when asked. /dev/sda6, for example. You should know this beforehand. Enter this command to set a new password: passwd username Reboot, login with new password. Enter this command to delete old keyring data: rm […]
In today’s world of relentless surveillance, censorship and raising authoritarianism, using VPN –while it is still legal– should be a routine practice. I wrote a script to keep my VPN connection alive. This script runs when you log in and checks every 20 seconds whether your VPN is connected or not. If it finds out […]
My notebook’s brightness level was always set to maximum notwithstanding my previous adjustments using the brightness slider in the Gnome system menu. This is a problem experienced by many people on various distributions. Therefore search engine results are helpful to find a solution. Arch Wiki was again the most informative guide that I read during […]
I have easily paired my Sony SBH-20 headset with my Toshiba Portege notebook using Gnome Bluetooth on my debian 8.3 stable (debian jessie) system. However connection could not be established that easily. Whenever I turned the connection switch on in Gnome-Bluetooth it was instantly becoming off. The swiftness of this reaction made me think that there […]