Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2014 ahead

As Jan has previously announced, the Debian project is maintaining a booth at Chemnitzer Linux-Tage 2014, which is also organized by him. This year we will have merchandising at the booth, which is provided by Alexander Wirt and of course a demo system with Debian wheezy BabelBox as the past…

Crossbuilding Debian packages with sbuild (for Raspbian)

Yesterday I asked myself, how to setup a crossbuild environment on a Debian wheezy/amd64 to build binary packages compatible for Raspbian. After digging around it seemed to be the easiest way to use mk-sbuild to setup such a build environment. We just need to install sbuild (>= 0.64.…

Running icinga with lighttpd on Debian whezzy (and a Raspberry)

At first we need to install Icinga and lighttpd: # aptitude install icinga lighttpd We need to enable the lighttpd cgi and authentication module: # lighttpd-enable-mod cgi && ighttpd-enable-mod auth Let's create a config for Icinga (in a subdir of the default vHost). As you can see, you don't need any…

PHP.net infected with Malware and Linux Malware Detect

As some of you might have noticed, the Site PHP.net was infected yesterday with Malware. If you are running a shared hosting environment, you are also be faced with similar Malware problems. Beside XSS attacks and compromised server systems on OS-level, very widely used attack scenarios are stolen user…

Nagios Plugins 1.5 released

Today the Nagios Plugins Development Team released the long awaited version 1.5 of the Nagios Plugins. It contains several bug-fixes as well as new features. The project moved to a new home at nagios-plugins.org, the SCM and issue tracker moved to github. If you want to contribute to…

ownCloud for Debian wheezy

Unfortunately ownCloud is not available in Debian wheezy. Even if it was promised to provide a package via backports, this seems never to happen. As I don't like the idea of adding source lists of testing/unstable/experimental to production systems, I walked the long and painful path of backporting…

nagios-plugins: Call for testing

Some of you might have noticed there is a new nagios-plugins version in the row. To support upstream in evaluating bugs and bringing the code to a wider audience, I uploaded the latest development version into Debian unstable. Since this package version contrib/ is dropped by upstream. But we stopped…