Tag Archives: debian

Windows: Working with the linux subsystem (WSL)

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this post contains some examples on how to interact with the Windows Subsystem for Linux. For an installation howto see my previous post.
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Debian/Ubuntu: Install docker

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short tutorial to install docker.
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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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Debian: Set python 3 as default

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debian is still delivered with 2.7 as the default version of python. /usr/bin/python is in fact a symlink to the current default versions binary.

The update-alternatives scripts allows to change this.
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Debian: Shutdown when pressing power button

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when you install Debian with just the Standard minium System utilities a power off by pressing the power button is not possible.

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