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These are my notes. I moved them so I don't have to maintain a blog server just for them. They may not be at all useful for anyone else.

rpi avahi (zeroconf)

Posted 01-24-2014 at 06:38 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)

To log in to a raspberry pi from debian on the LAN when you are sick of forgetting the ip address of the pi.

ssh rpi00.local -l pi
you need these:

aptitude install avahi-daemon avahi-autoipd
on both raspbian and debian (both wheezy)

and possibly

aptitude install libnss-mdns
on debian
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had to do this today

Posted 08-17-2013 at 06:08 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)

when you lose the root password, don't panic
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Plain Wheezy Workstation

Posted 07-15-2012 at 03:53 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)
Updated 01-24-2013 at 03:24 AM by nglbrkr (network manager was blocking nfs mount)

Simpler as wheezy approaches stable.

Install Wheezy with LXDE and ssh server

Enable contrib and non-free

Follow the entry to get the machine onto the skolelinux nw.

aptitude install ibus-anthy scratch lmms kdegraphics kdeedu inkscape scribus-ng gvrng drpython freemind ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-larabie-deco ttf-vlgothic escputil vlc gcompris dia vym kcalc kdenlive python-easygui chromium flashplugin-nonfree bluefish audacity icedtea-plugin ntp...
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Iceweasel caching

Posted 07-15-2012 at 02:15 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)
Updated 07-15-2012 at 02:19 AM by nglbrkr

lifted from
and not yet tested in school

$ vim /etc/iceweasel/pref/iceweasel.js
// This is the Debian specific preferences file for Iceweasel
// You can make any change in here, it is the purpose of this file.
// You can, with this file and all files present in the
// /etc/iceweasel/pref directory, override any preference that is
// present in /usr/lib/iceweasel/defaults/preferences
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plain wheezy install

Posted 03-19-2012 at 03:46 AM by nglbrkr (Notes)
Updated 07-15-2012 at 03:50 AM by nglbrkr

-====== old============

add contrib and non-free to each line

add for scratch
deb squeeze main

aptitude update

aptitude install inkscape scribus-ng gvrng drpython evince xpdf kolourpaint4 kturtle freemind ttf-mscorefonts-installer ttf-larabie-deco ttf-vlgothic scim-anthy escputil spe flashplugin-nonfree vlc gcompris tuxpaint ktouch dia ksnapshot kmplot...
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