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Bash Security Vulnerability Patch Instructions

A new major security vulnerability impacting Linux customers who leverage Bash as their shell was announced in Sepetember. ZZ Servers strongly recommends customers exposed to this vulnerability apply the appropriate security patch as soon as possible. Below are instructions for patching your systems: For Debian or Ubuntu, run the following comman...
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OpenSSL Vulnerability

A weakness has been discovered in the random number generator used by OpenSSL on Debian and Ubuntu systems. As a result of this weakness, certain encryption keys are much more common than they should be, such that an attacker could guess the key through a brute-force attack given minimal knowledge of the system. This particularly affects the use of...
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How To Set Up A Ubuntu/Debian LAMP Server

Build Your Own Debian/Ubuntu LAMP Server - Quick & Easy Do it Yourself Installation Apache 2 - Linux Web server MySQL 5 - MySQL Database Server PHP4/5 - PHP Scripting Language phpMyAdmin - Web-based database admin software. Note: Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl together commonly known as LAMP Server. First, let us prepare a system th...
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What Version of Debian Am I Running?

On a Debian system, the file `/etc/debian_version' contains the release name of the Debian installed. Use cat to output the contents of this file (see Concatenating Text). * To output the release name of the Debian system you are on, type: $ cat /etc/debian_version NOTE: Debian releases have historically been named after characters from the mot...
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