- Nick Congleton
IntroductionDebian is the universal operating system, but sometimes, it doesn't feel all that universal out of the box. For people looking for a top-notch multimedia experience, Debian might not seem like the best choice because of its free software policies, but it can actually be made into a multimedia powerhouse.
Debian Stretch, when combined with one super powered multimedia repository, is an awesome option for both audio and video playback.
Enable The RepositoryThe repository in question here is the deb-multimedia repository. It's maintained by a Debian developer, and includes more up-to-date multimedia packages as well as some non-free packages that didn't make it into Debian proper.
In order to add it to your system, add the line below to you
deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org stretch main non-free
- Egidio Docile
ObjectiveLearning how to use the partclone utility to backup a partition
- Root permissions
- Partition to backup must be unmounted
- # - requires given command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - given command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
IntroductionIf you ever used
Clonezillato create a backup of your operating system, you have already experienced the power of the
partclone. Unlike other tools like
dd, partclone knows how to interact with specific filesystems, therefore it can create much smaller backups, cloning only the used space in the partition. In this tutorial we will learn how to use
partclonefrom command line.
- Lubos Rendek
ObjectiveThis article explains a system upgrade procedure from Debian 8 Jessie Linux to Debian 9 Stretch.
What's NewApart from the up to date Linux kernel, Stretch comes with a considerable amount of new and updated software as well as a number of packages had been rendered obsolete:
This new release of Debian again comes with a lot more software than its predecessor jessie; the distribution includes over 15346 new packages, for a total of over 51687 packages. Most of the software in the distribution has been updated: over 29859 software packages (this is 57% of all packages in jessie). Also, a significant number of packages (over 6739, 13% of the packages in jessie) have for various reasons been removed from the distribution.
- Lubos Rendek
ObjectiveThe following article provides you with a simple to follow procedure on how to install video chat and voice call application Skype on Debian 9 Stretch.
RequirementsPrivileged access to your Debian 9 Stretch Linux system is required.
- Lubos Rendek
IntroductionThe following text will describe a configuration procedure of LEMP server on Debian 9 Stretch Linux. The LEMP stack described by the below guide will consist of:
- Debian 9 Stretch Linux
- Nginx Web server
- MariaDB or MySQL relational database
- PHP 7 scripting language
Once you have your bare bones, LEMP stack configured, consider a further hardening of your server based on the target deployment environment.