Debian FAQ

How to add Ubuntu Packages for Jaunty ( Example usb-creator-gtk package)

Add this repository to the /etc/apt/sources.list

Sources
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free
deb http://www.geekconnection.org/remastersys/repository squeeze/


If you want Ubuntu sources
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick main


Three USB startup disk creators
dd if=DESTINATION of=SOURCE
apt-get install usb-creator-gtk
apt-get install unetbootin

First option using dd, best command for debian 7.0
dd if=.iso of=/dev/sda# bs=4M; sync

bs=4M is to increase speed, default would be only 512bytes, this increase the write speed to
do 4M at a time.
sync, flush all writes before command completes
How to fix sdb1 error for USB keys
Open the fstab file in /etc/ as root and comment out the use of CD Drive for sdb1

Map Manually
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/flash
then when i'm done
umount /mnt/flash
sometimes it wouldn't umount so i had to force it with -l
umount -l /mnt/flash


How to add minimize to Desktop in Debian
If the option is not listed in System -> Prefrences -_ Keyboard Shortcuts
Terminal
gconftool-2 -t str --set /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/show_desktop "d"
Then add in Keyboard Shortcuts

How to install wireless networking tools
Process:   apt-get install network-manager
Front End Piece:   apt-get install network-manager-gnome



How to add printer with CUPS debian Web Configuration
http://localhost:631/

DEBIAN plus LXDE
aptitude install --without-recommends lxde-core
apt-get install lxde

Debian Flash Player Install
apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
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