Category Archives: Debian

Email files directly from the Linux console

It’s not a great habit to get into, but sometimes it can be very quick and convenient to email a file to yourself directly from a bash SSH console. Note: Because this uses email, this method isn’t secure. Think carefully about the contents of what you’re sending before you email files directly from your system. [...]
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Debian APT repos not found? Switch to the archive!

If you’re running an older release of Debian and you’re seeing messages like this when you try and apt-get installs, then it’s probably because your release has been taken off the main mirrors and can no longer be updated that way. W: Failed to fetch http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/dists/lenny/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 83.142.228.128 80] W: Failed to [...]
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