Debian systems can accumulate a lot of cruft. Fortunately, it is quite easy to clean up your installed packages. Most people would probably be okay with this:
aptitude markauto '~i!~M!~nbuild-essential(~E|~prequired|~sdevel|~sinterpreters|~slibdevel|~slibs|~soldlibs|~sperl|~spython)'
You can then see which non-essential packages are installed with
aptitude search '~i!~M!?essential'
Hurricane Electric’s IPv6 certification is fun. The most difficult part was getting OVH to add an ipv6 glue for stereo.lu, their management interface simply doesn’t support it! They have the least expensive .lu domains around, but sometimes you get what you pay for.
If you have
installed on debian etch, you might be getting these messages: chkrootkit
The following suspicious files and directories were found:
This is a bug in . Until it is fixed, you can initscripts, which puts a hidden file in /lib/init/rw but shouldn’t patch chkrootkit to get rid of that message.
Update: Apparently, chkrootkit also stumbles on /lib/init/rw/.mdadm. Adapt the patch as needed.
This scene for the movie
Irina Palm was filmed in our living room. Official website, YouTube link.