Over the last 5 years or so, I've been seeing more and more techniques to sync things from browsers, to ide's. Now I'm keen on setting up something similar for 'meta-managing apt package profiles' ...
I have install mysql cluster on one of our linux machines, we did a pilot and decided to use replication instead. Now I want to remove it and install mysql-server. I have removed all the old files as ...
Frequently I know the name of the command line program that I need but I don't know the name of the package that provides the program. How do I find the name of the package that contains the program ...
Say you're running a server and you don't want to upgrade to Testing (Squeeze) from Stable (Lenny) to just install a required package or two. What's the best way of installing only certain packages ...
I just got an Ubuntu server set up, and it seems to have come with Python 2.5. I've been developing my app in Python 2.6, but apt-cache search ^python seems to not contain 2.6. What is the fastest way ...
I need to find the last time that the apt-get update command was run on my server. How can I determine this information?
So I stuffed an upgrade of debian, both upgrade and dist-upgrade. I am more used to yum but thats no excuse. Now things are being silly. The majority of things work, however, my bugzilla install ...
After specifying the url of the repository, what do the tags like 'stable','non-free' mean in the entries of /etc/apt/sources.list ? If we know the url of a repository, how do we decide about these ...
It just occured to me that it would be good to do an 'aptitude search blah' and only have non-graphical applications shown. I know it's not a biggy but the docs don't seem to mention it and I would ...