The Linux kernel sits at the core of all Linux systems. It is open source and able to be downloaded and compiled by anyone. If you have compiled a custom Linux kernel or downloaded one online, it is easy to install that kernel on an Ubuntu or Debian based systems.
The Linux kernel sits at the core of all Linux systems, including thousands of GNU/Linux distributions, the Android mobile operating system, and tons of embedded systems, networking devices, etc. Its popuarity and ubiquity can be credited to the fact that it is free and open source. Anyone can download the Linux kernel, make changes to it if they wish, and compile it for their own commercial or private use.
Being aware of your current Debian version will help you know when it is time to update. It’s important to know the version of your Debian Linux system, as new versions are released about every 2 years. Staying up to date will keep your system secure and ensure that you have the newest software available.
Your Debian Linux installation may include multiple python versions and thus also include multiple python binary executables, and it’s possible to change python version that the system is using. In this tutorial, you will see how to install multiple versions of python, and change the python version on Debian using the
update-alternatives python command. Check the sections below to learn how.
If you are new to Debian Linux, one of the first things you will be wondering how to do is install a software package. Although Debian usually comes with all the essential software installed out of the box, you will inevitably want to extend the operating system’s functionality even further, which can only be done through installing more software. Debian gives us a lot of options to do so, including through the system package manager, software center, or installing a
inxi Linux command can be used to see various system information and other handy bits of data right from your terminal. The command is ordinarily not installed by default. However, it is a small software package that provides access to the command, and it proves especially useful to system administrators and power users.
netstat Linux command is used by system administrators to see information about network connections. Netstat is a powerful utility that can print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships. It has been superseded by the ss command in recent years, but is still a viable tool for network diagnostics and troubleshooting.
DAAP server is an Apple Inc. proprietary protocol to share media files over the network. DAAP server allows share media files among network connected devices where the central media share repository resides on main server. In this simple tutorial we will be installing and configuring DAAP server share using
forked-daapd media server with support for RSP, DAAP, DACP and AirTunes on Ubuntu Linux or any other Debian Linux based system.