Debian: Lenny Archive Repository

Debian: Lenny Archive Repository

If you are are still running Debian 5 ‘Lenny’ and require access to the apt repository you may of noticed it no longer works. This is because Debian terminated support for this version of there operating system as you can see from the below new post in February. However you can still access the ‘lenny’ repository by changing the repository in sources.lst Security Support for Debian 5.0 terminated http://www.debian.org/News/2012/20120209 vi /etc/apt.sources.lst remove the old repository including security.debian.org and add deb…

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CentOS 6: Setup SSH to run on startup

CentOS 6: Setup SSH to run on startup

By default with CentOS 6 SSH is not configured to run on startup. Meaning you will have to activate the service every time before being able to use SSH on the CentOS server. To enable SSH to run on boot run the following command. chkconfig sshd on This can be applied to any service you want to run on boot. Once this is done restart the server and SSH will be started.

Printing from CUPS to a Printer attached to Windows XP/Vista/7

Printing from CUPS to a Printer attached to Windows XP/Vista/7

Summary I find it frequently necessary to configure CUPS to print to a printer that is attached to a Windows PC as many printers do not have network capability. This tutorial will show you how to install an LPD server on Windows It is also possible to configure CUPS to work with Windows Shares using Samba. However this may need authentication and I have found can have more complications when configuring. Guide LPD is a feature that is available on…

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