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SysOps

How to automatically login user at the console

I have already described a straightforward way to automatically login user at the console without touching the graphical user interface using Debian Wheezy, so today I will post an update for Debian Jessie as the whole process has changed considerably.

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SysOps

How to install and configure DokuWiki instance

Dokuwiki is the best Open Source project I have ever used, so I have prepared a simple step-by-step guide to help you get started. It is relatively brief and concise as most of the code was already described in other blog posts found on this website.

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WebOps

How to add menu to AWStats web-interface

I have described a simple way to configure the AWStats web-interface last month, so I will continue this topic further and tell you how to add a menu to quickly switch between configured sites.

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SysOps

How to configure AWStats web-interface

I will show you how to configure the AWStats web-interface using the uWSGI application server and Nginx HTTP server, which is a very simple and straightforward process.

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How to find which package includes specific file

This brief outline explains how to locate specific file within Debian packages using very useful apt-file utility which as opposed to dpkg-query does not only inspect installed packages since it utilizes fetched lists of the contents of packages.

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SecOps

How to generate random password using command-line

I will show you how to generate a random password using the OpenSSL utility, standard command-line utilities, Password Generator (pwgen), and Automated Password Generator (APG).

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SysOps

How to use recent version of Firefox in Debian Jessie

I was recently pointed out by Piotr Gabryjeluk that Iceweasel name was dropped (see Debian Bug report #815006). This caused a major inconsistency in the previous blog post. This is an updated version for Debian Jessie

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SysOps

How to reload PostgreSQL configuration

Today, I will describe how to cause PostgreSQL clusters to reload their configuration files using four simple methods.