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Debian Project News - October 29th, 2012

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The Debian Project
Debian Project News
October 29th, 2012

Welcome to this year's twenty-first issue of DPN, the newsletter for the
Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

* Debian Installer 7.0 Beta3 released
* Reports from the latest BSPs
* Other news
* Upcoming events
* New Debian Contributors
* Release-Critical bugs statistics for the upcoming release
* Important Debian Security Advisories
* New and noteworthy packages
* Work-needing packages
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The Perfect Desktop - Xubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 12.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Xubuntu uses the lightweight XFCE desktop environment.

Using Wget With FTP To Download/Move Web Sites Recursively

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Sometimes you need to move a web site from one server to another. Instead of downloading the web site from the old server to your PC via FTP and uploading it from your PC to the new server, it would save a lot of time to simply copy the web site from one server to the other. This tutorial explains how to use Wget to download/move a web site from one server to the other via FTP.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 12.10 (LAMP)

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 12.10 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

How To Set Up OpenVPN To Authenticate With LinOTP

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This howto will show you the way to set up OpenVPN to authenticate users against the LinOTP authentication backend. Thus you can bring up your VPN using two factor authentication with different kind of OTP tokens. The interesting part is, that we will also use client certificates, so that the VPN only gets established if the machine has the right client certificate and the user has the right OTP token.


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