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fortunes-debian-hints is a package that contains useful hints for users and developers. If you have encountered any good hints that can be useful to all of us, please add it here.

Package is also available at: http://git.debian.org/?p=collab-maint/fortunes-debian-hints.git

Remarks

Current Hints

The current file contains:

Debian Hint #1:

Debian Hint #2:

Debian Hint #3:

Debian Hint #4:

Debian Hint #5:

Debian Hint #6:

Debian Hint #7:

Debian Hint #8:

Debian Hint #9:

Debian Hint #10:

Debian Hint #11:

Debian Hint #12:

Debian Hint #13:

Debian Hint #14:

Debian Hint #15:

Debian Hint #16:

Debian Hint #17:

Debian Hint #18:

Debian Hint #19:

Debian Hint #20:

Debian Hint #21:

Debian Hint #22:

Debian Hint #23:

Debian Hint #24:

Debian Hint #25:

Debian Hint #26:

Debian Hint #27:

Debian Hint #28:

Debian Hint #29:

Debian Hint #30:

Debian Hint #31:

Debian Hint #32:

Debian Hint #33:

Debian Hint #34:

Debian Hint #35:

Debian Hint #36:

Debian Hint #37:

Debian Hint #38:

Debian Hint #39:

Debian Hint #40:

Debian Hint #41:

Debian Hint #42:

Debian Hint #43:

Debian Hint #44:

Proposed changes in existing hints

Debian Hint #2:


Debian Hint #19:


Debian Hint #31:


Debian Hint #5

   1 diff --git a/hints b/hints
   2 index 6c159a9..60aefaa 100755
   3 --- a/hints
   4 +++ b/hints
   5 @@ -15,8 +15,9 @@ available packages.
   6  Debian Hint #4: You can see the available and installed versions for one
   7  or more available packages with the command 'apt-cache policy <packages>'.
   8  %
   9 -Debian Hint #5: If you need to build a custom kernel, use the 'make-kpkg'
  10 -script found in the kernel-package package.
  11 +Debian Hint #5: If you need to build a custom kernel, You can 1. use 'make deb-pkg'
  12 +from the kernel source tree. (recommended by kernel team) 2. use the 'make-kpkg'
  13 +script found in the kernel-package package. 3. use backports
  14  %
  15  Debian Hint #6: There is no hint #6. Submit a hint today!
  16  %


Debian Hint #9

   1 diff --git a/hints b/hints
   2 index 60aefaa..3db3394 100755
   3 --- a/hints
   4 +++ b/hints
   5 @@ -29,9 +29,9 @@ reading the manuals and documentation, try asking on the Debian Users
   6  mailing list (debian-user@lists.debian.org).
   7  %
   8  Debian Hint #9: If you need to know what version of Debian you're currently
   9 -running, look in /etc/debian_version or use 'lsb_release -sc' command. If you
  10 -want to know the codename for that version (for example, 5.0 is codenamed
  11 -'Lenny'), check this URL:
  12 +running, look in /etc/debian_version, use 'lsb_release -sc' command, or look
  13 +in /etc/os-release. If you want to know the codename for that version (for
  14 +example, 6.0 is codenamed 'Squeeze'), check this URL:
  15  
  16  http://www.debian.org/doc/FAQ/ch-ftparchives.html#s-codenames
  17  %

New proposed hints

Check existing hints above, before adding new ones, It may be already added. Please also consider improving previous hints to make it better!


Install and delete package in one command:

# aptitude install package1 package2- #delete package2
or
# aptitude install package1 package2_ #purge package2


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