eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0

Debian 4.0 comes bundled with the Mozilla Foundations Firefox Web browser and Thunderbird e-mail clients, although, due to changes in Mozillas trademark policy concerning these applications, the Debian project has opted to release the applications under

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Sudo

Taking a cue from Ubuntu, Debian 4.0 provides for administrative rights escalation via sudo.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - GNOME Keyring

We could store our passwords in GNOMEs keyring susbsystem, and access different authentication information using a single password.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Network Repositories

Debian 4.0 counts up-to-date versions of the Apache Web and MySQL database servers, along with multiple alternatives for each and thousands of other applications, among those packaged for Debian and ready for installation over one of the projects many re

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Debian Installer

One of the areas where Debian 4.0 really shines, especially for notebook machines, is its support for installing on encrypted partitions.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Pass Phrase, Please

When we booted up the system wed installed with encrypted partitions, the OS asked us for the encryption pass phrase wed selected during setup and then booted up normally.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Flash 9 Plug-in

Adobes Flash 9 plugin was not available from Debians repositories, but we could install it through the distributions copy of Iceweasel (Firefox).

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Linux VServers

While the virtualization management tools that Debian provides are fairly spartan, Debians excellent software management tools go a long way toward speeding the creation of guest Debian instances.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Debian 4.0 - Graphical Installer

Alongside Debians very good text-based installer, version 4.0 adds a graphical version of the installer.

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