Category : "Debian"

Install cinnamon 1.8 on Debian 7 wheezy

Cinnamon Desktop Cinnamon is a new desktop environment for linux that was initially developed for Mint linux and later made available to all linux distros in general. It is derived from the Gnome 3 desktop, but provides the traditional kind of desktop environment. Cinnamon uses Muffin, a fork of the GNOME 3 window manager Mutter, as its window manager from Cinnamon ...

Install Xfce on Debian 7 wheezy

Xfce Desktop Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment system for linux, and is a good alternative to the complex and clumsy gnome. In this post I am going to show you how to install xfce on debian. It is available in the debian default repositories and can be installed right away. # apt-get install xfce4 This will install the xfce desktop with all ...

Install KDE desktop on Debian 7 wheezy

KDE In this post I will show you how to install the kde desktop on Debian 7 (wheezy). The packages for the kde desktop are available in the default repository of debian and can be installed directly from synaptic or apt-get. There are 3 different sized kde desktop packages that can be installed depending on your needs. kde-plasma-desktop < kde-standard < kde-full kde-plasma-desktop # apt-get ...

Add ubuntu ppa repository to Debian 7 wheezy

Launchpad ppa On ubuntu, lots of software can be installed from the launchpad ppa repository. The repository url has to be added to the apt sources list on ubuntu and then the software can be installed from the package manager like synaptic. However for Debian there is no such ppa repository. But since ubuntu is based on Debian and uses the ...

Install and configure Apache and PHP with cgi on Ubuntu or Debian

CGI - Common Gateway Interface Apache can be configured to invoke the php interpreter as cgi program. This means that the php-cgi binary shall be run externally and the php script shall be executed by it and the output would be passed back to apache. This is one way to run php with apache. Other methods include shared module, fastcgi etc. ...

Setup Apache and Php with mod_fcgid on Ubuntu/Debian

Mod Fcgid Mod Fcgid is an apache module that enables it to talk to fastcgi enabled application. It can be used to setup with apache to run php over fastcgi. It is an alternative to the older mod_fastcgi and has some differences with it. In this post we shall be setting up apache with php using this module. You can also . Since ...

Install and configure Apache and php with mod fastcgi on Ubuntu/Debian

Fastcgi based php handler Mod_fastcgi is an apache module that enables apache to talk to fastcgi enabled applications. It can be used to run php code over fastcgi through the php-cgi binary which is fastcgi enabled. Fastcgi has many improvements over the traditional cgi model of executing external programs inside a webserver. With fastcgi multiple processes are kept alive and each process ...

How to get gorgeous looking fonts on ubuntu linux

Fonts on Linux Fonts on linux have long been an issue due to various reasons like the BCI patent by Apple, lack of free quality fonts etc. However over time things have changed and now its possible to get your linux system fonts look as good as, or even better than a mac or windows 8 as far as fonts are ...

Apt get tutorial – manage packages on ubuntu/debian

Manage packages from the commandline The more common way to manage packages or softwares is from Synaptic Package Manager. Its the easiest gui tool to install and remove software from your debian/ubuntu system. However for those who prefer the console, there are plenty of tools to do the job as easily. In this tutorial we are going to look into apt, the ...

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