Category Archives: Debian

Linux: Disable password aging for a user

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this command line disables the password aging for a specific user
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Debian & Ubuntu Linux: Install a package from backports

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if you require a newer version of a package on a debian based system it may be possible that it is backportet from the latest testing line.

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Libreelec: Compile latest Libreelec for Orange Pi PC

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Libreelec for Allwinner CPUs is currently under development.

If you want to test the latest version you have to compile it from source or use the precompiled images.

Ensure you have enough disk space (>= 20GB). These steps are necessary for a Orange Pi PC and you have to adopt it to your device.
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rsync: sync and backup examples

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rsync is a powerful tool for syncing or backup folders. This post describes the parameters I usually use.
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Linux: Setup ntp server

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linux can, of course 🙂 , act as an ntp server.

For debian 9 the following steps are necessary.
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