Installing git on Debian 8.x

You should edit your sources.list , by adding the following line: deb http://ftp.ca.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib Then upgrade your package and install git: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get -f install apt-get install git nJoy 😉

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Change Hostname Permanently on Debian or Ubuntu

Debian based systems use the file /etc/hostname to read the hostname of the computer at boot time and set it up using the init script /etc/init.d/hostname.sh We can edit the file /etc/hostname and change the hostname and then run: /etc/init.d/hostname.sh start Steps: 1. sudo vim /etc/hostname 2. Save the file with the hostname you like…

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Convert DEB to RPM or RPM to DEB Package

You can convert DEB file to RPM package and RPM to DEB package using alien command, if you have a *.rpm file that you want to install on a Debian or Ubuntu. Convert RPM to DEB Install alien command on Ubuntu as mentioned here: # sudo apt-get install alien Now, use alien command to convert…

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