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I finished my graduate degree last fall, and I knew it was time to upgrade my server. I haven't really touched it since October 2012, and I have grown increasingly paranoid that my server will get hacked due to the out-of-date web applications. So I finally carved out a weekend and got to work ...

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A note to anyone who might be interested: I have run Debian testing on this laptop since Spring 2005. I believe that everything is working as well as it did under Gentoo (no 3D acceleration yet), and I have done no special configuration that I can remember.

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HP has led the printing industry in providing open source software to support its printers. This makes it really easy to access advanced features of an HP printer in Linux. The difficulty for me was with the terminology:

  • CUPS: UNIX printing system. CUPS manages printers and print jobs. Software talks to CUPS, and CUPS talks to ...

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Sun does not allow redistribution of their JRE or SDK. The free VM’s for Java are behind by many versions. For that reason, some work has to be put in to get a usable Java development environment on Debian. I am using Debian Testing (Sarge).

There are two methods to get a Java environment ...