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Grokking Debian GNU/Linux

Posted 08-06-2010 at 03:58 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 06-14-2012 at 05:37 AM by craigevil (added link)

Before asking here or on the <debian-user> mailing list, you should read the Installation Guide,
or if you already have Debian installed, the Debian Reference.
Also take the time to read:
Linux is NOT Windows :
What we expect you have already Done. :

Please read "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way" -
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Howto build your own Debian repository

Posted 06-01-2010 at 06:04 AM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Updated 06-07-2010 at 08:08 AM by bittner (added reference (background reading))

If you write software for Linux and you write them for Debian systems (Debian, Ubuntu, and others) you may want to provide your software as .deb installation packages. And one day eventually you will want to set up a repository so others can download and install your software without fuzz.

If you look at a Debian mirror (e.g. you will find out one day that packages and meta information is split up into two main directories on the root level:
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My own Slackware mirror

Posted 02-23-2010 at 10:03 AM by Intel_
Updated 02-23-2010 at 05:51 PM by Intel_

It's time to say you about my modestly slackware mirror located on Bulgaria, Gabrovo. I know that the most people uses slackbuilds, but there are people that don't know how to use it. From the other side I upload packages that I need and if I make clean installation I can just download all with wget and install them easy and faster. Some of the packages are builded from SlackBuilds. It's not complete, because this is work of the time and I often upload packages. I try to focus on system packages...
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