How to convince apt-get NOT to use IPv6

Recently I installed a Debian 7 VPS on Linode and as first thing I wanted to do an update of the system, but I found a small problem in doing this : # apt-get update 0% [Connecting to (2610:148:1f10:3::89)] [Connecting to (2607:ea00:101:3c0b:207:e9ff:fe00:e595)] Get:1 wheezy Release.gpg [1,672 B] … Get:15 wheezy/updates/main Translation-en [...]

Linuxaria, now running on Wheezy

[email protected]# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 (wheezy) Release: 7.0 Codename: wheezy I’ve spent the last 30 minutes (more or less) in the upgrade of my VPS from Debian 6 to Debian 7, in short this has been a great success just 1 conflict with some packages [...]

How to setup postfix to forward email to another email account on Debian/Ubuntu

Since its initial introduction into the business world in 2005, Google Apps has been available to small business users for free. Even when the premium version was launched in 2007, Google still maintained a free standard version for individuals and small organizations, this was great for small website, they could have their emails managed by [...]

How to install a single package from Debian SID or Debian Testing

Today I was in need to install 1 single package from the unstable release of Debian in a server installed with the stable release, so what’s the best way to get this done ? For this example I’ll use the package drush because there are a lot of differences in the versions between the different [...]

FreedomBox 0.1 released

FreedomBox is an interesting project whose mission is the creation of a small, cheap and simple computer that serves freedom in the home, so also not-techie people can use advanced software to achieve privacy and security. This is their Vision statement: Vision Statement We live in a world where our use of the network is [...]