Tag Archives: Debian

Backporting Ekiga Softphone

Since I use apt-pinning it was quite easy for me to install Ekiga from the backports. The first thing which I needed to do was to configure ALSA on sarge. Next I just installed Ekiga as: ajitabhp@fimbles:~$ sudo apt-get install … Continue reading

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Filesystem in User Space

Setting up sshfs In order to setup sshfs on a debian system, I needed to install the sshfs packages: sudo apt-get install sshfs fuse-source module-assistant kernel-headers-2.6 sudo module-assistant build fuse sudo module-assistant install fuse While building the fuse module I … Continue reading

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Apt Pinning

I normally stick with Debian Stable on my laptop. But atleast there was one package which I needed out of testing or unstable, git. So I thought of using the Debian backports repository. I followed the instructions to use the … Continue reading

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NIC Bonding

NIC Bonding is a technique in which multiple Network Interface Cards (NICs) are logically bonded together and presented as a single interface to the outside world. Before activating bonding it is recommended that the NICs are working alright. mii-tool can … Continue reading

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