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Diaspora Project: Open Call for Packagers!

http://devblog.joindiaspora.com

We’ve been going through quite a lot in terms of development over the past month, and with our switch over to a versioning system, stable builds, and a development branch, we would like to take the logical next step in getting Diaspora into the hands of people that want to set up a pod themselves, by helping us make linux distribution packages of Diaspora.

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Created by DeadSuperHero 1 year 43 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 43 weeks ago
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How to create Debian packages with alternative compression methods

http://theopenhelp.com

While gzip is the standard Unix tool when it comes to compression, there are other tools available and some of them are performing better than gzip in terms of compression ratio.

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 31 weeks ago
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How To List The Installed Packages on a Debian Based System

http://tuxtweaks.com

In this tutorial I'm going to show how to list the installed packages on a Debian based operating system, (Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, Sidux, CrunchBang, etc.) I got this gem of a command line one-liner from the Sidux website.

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Created by Linerd 4 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 32 weeks ago
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How To Check Which Software Package Is Using More Space

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

If you’re running out of disk space and you want to quickly see what packages are using the most space on your hard drive, use the following command

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Created by Sun 4 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 39 weeks ago
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Building Debian (and Ubuntu) Meta Packages

http://davehall.com.au

Over the last few weeks I have been building a bunch of Debian packages (aka debs) for a new Ubuntu server roll out. I will outline how to build a simple package which pulls in a couple of useful packages.

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Created by gumbi lives 4 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 41 weeks ago
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Hey, check out my package!

http://it.toolbox.com

There are many, many Linux distributions floating around the internet tubes waiting to be downloaded for your computing pleasure. One thing they all have in common is some form of package management system.

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Created by gooogle 4 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 48 weeks ago
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Improve your ubuntu9.04 Jaunty Jackalope by a single click

http://www.unixmen.com

This howto provides you supplement software to enhance your ubuntu9.04 Jaunty Jackalope. You can install these packages by copying the commands to your terminal or by just clicking the download link(apt://) the installation will be launched. This is not a security breach, since these packages are installed using apt-get and your configured repositorie

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Created by linuxadmiral 5 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 8 weeks ago
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Find the package a file is from

http://fosswire.com

Have a file on in your system that you just can't figure out where it came from? Searching for the name in Synaptic doesn't help? About ready to heave your weary keyboard out the window in an administrative rage? Fear not, dpkg to the rescue!

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Created by higrade2 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
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The European open internet is under imminent threat

http://www.blackouteurope.eu

The European internet is being threatened seriously!
The telecoms-package is a set of monstrous laws regulating the internet.
Amandment 138 is securing a fundamental rights.
If amandment 138 is excluded, internet will be turned into a cable-television system.

This is a campaign organized to raise awareness of the telecoms package in Sweden.

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Created by pouyan 5 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 17 weeks ago
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Popcorn - Popularity Contest (for RPM)

http://stick.gk2.sk

A few days ago I came across Feature #305877. What is it about? Well, Debian has the Popularity Contest, which tracks installed packages, how often they are used and sends an anonymized report once a week to their server.

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Created by t1000 5 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 22 weeks ago
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Apt-P2P: peer-to-peer downloading of Debian packages

http://times.debian.net

"Do you want to help out the Debian (or Ubuntu) project with some mirror bandwidth but don’t know how? Do you want to contribute somehow to Debian’s infrastructure, but you’re not a coder? Tired of getting slow download speeds when the mirrors are overloaded after a new release? Then Apt-P2P is for you..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Writing a Package in Python

http://www.packtpub.com

This article by Tarek Ziadé focuses on a repeatable process to write and release Python packages. We will focus on how to install, uninstall, develop, test, register, and upload a package.

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Created by mads 5 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 46 weeks ago
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How to prevent a package from being updated in Debian

http://www.debianadmin.com

If you want to update all the packages other than one in your debian server follow this procedure...

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Created by serdar 6 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 9 weeks ago
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Howto: Restore All Installed packages in Ubuntu Hardy Heron and to a New machine

http://www.ubuntu-unleashed.com

Ever forget what you had installed and find yourself at a fresh ubuntu install thinking to yourself... Damn now I gotta open up synaptic and search for everything I had... Well fortunately you dont need to do that. With this easy howto you can also restore all your packages that were installed by simply creating a package list and uninstalling every application installed after the list was made.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 15 weeks ago
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Free Software Supporter - Issue 1, March 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

"Welcome to the all new Fee Software Supporter! — the Free Software Foundation's monthly news digest and action update. Each month we will highlight some of the important work being done by the FSF, and give an update on recent happenings in the GNU project and the campaign for software freedom. Encourage your friends to subscribe and help us build an audience by adding our subscriber widget to your website..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 23 weeks ago
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