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Installing Ruby 1.9.3 on Debian Squeeze

This is a quick way to install Ruby 1.9.3 on Debian. The default version on Squeeze is 1.9.1, but on depending on what you would like to do, you may need a more recent version. Download the dsc file: wget http://deb.bearstech.com/squeeze/ruby-1.9.3/ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.0-1.dsc Download the following archives: wget http://deb.bearstech.com/squeeze/ruby-1.9.3/ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.0.orig.tar.gz wget http://deb.bearstech.com/squeeze/ruby-1.9.3/ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.0-1.debian.tar.gz For the package to be built, […]


Upgrading Proftpd from 1.3.3a to 1.3.3g on Debian Squeeze

As the current version of Proftpd has some important security problems and as Debian does not provide an updated package yet, the best way to patch Proftpd is to download the updated sources and create your own debian package. To do this we need to first install some needed packages: apt-get install autotools-dev fakeroot dh-make […]