Gernot Walzl


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Debian is an operating system based on Linux.
The distribution contains a huge collection of open source software.

After Debian has been installed, I recommend having a look at, which is found at the bottom of this page.


The Advanced Package Tool (APT) is used to search, install and remove
software packages in Debian. APT has advanced features like the following.

List removed packages with residual config files:

apt list ?config-files

Find packages that are no longer available in any configured APT repository:

apt list ?obsolete

External links for further information

CONTENT.html source 2024-05-01 967 B source 2023-08-19 1.8 KB
by Gernot Walzl
This script builds a Debian package of the Linux kernel. source 2023-12-17 1.3 KB
by Gernot WALZL
This script creates a repository of packages for Debian.
The folder "pool" is expected to be in the current working directory.
debian_logo.png 2018-06-01 1.7 KB source 2020-03-08 908 B
by Gernot Walzl
"debsums -es" finds packages where the default config files were modified.
This script creates a file ${PKG}.conffiles.diff containing a diff of changes source 2024-05-09 8.5 KB
by Gernot Walzl
Configure a fresh installation of Debian Linux.