Wheezy upgrades

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Debian 7.0 “wheezy” was officially released about a week ago. I’ve been running it on a couple of systems for a few months already because of the more recent software versions available on it. Today I upgraded one of the shell servers, a couple of days ahead of the originally posted schedule due to security updates to MySQL (DSA-2667). As usual for Debian, the upgrade process is well documented1 and robust. However, here are some notes for upgrading the next instance. (more…)

Staying connected on the train

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VR-junaverkko blocks most outgoing ports, which is a repeating source of annoyance when traveling. I would think that a traffic shaping approach would be more effective, but maybe I don’t have a sufficient understanding of their bandwith limitations. (more…)