How to enable autologin in Debian 6 Squeeze KDE

I guess you have noticed that in Debian 6 KDE the check “Enable Auto-Login” is disabled: However you can re-run systemsettings as root and set this check on. First, make sure that you grant everyone to access X server: volodymyr@sv1:~$ xhost + access control disabled, clients can connect from any host And now you can …

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How to install packages from sid in Debian 6 Squeeze

Sometimes you need to install specific package from sid in Debian. There might be different reasons for this, for example, you need to install gcc-4.5 and g++-4.5 because you need to compile special software and it requires some extra gcc features. At the current moment, gcc-4.5 is not included in stable release of Debian 6, …

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Trying 3.0.0-rc7+ vanilla kernel in Debian 6 Squeeze 64-bit and VirtualBox issues

I’ve decided to try the vanilla kernel from kernel.org, and I’ve noticed that the VirtualBox vboxdrv driver did not compile after I installed the new kernel. Here is my kernel: volodymyr@sv1:~$ uname -a Linux sv1 3.0.0-rc7+ #3 SMP Tue Jul 12 19:47:41 CEST 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux Well, I guess the easiest way to solve virtualbox …

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Install Adobe Flash Player in Debian 6 Squeeze 64-bit

It seems like flash player supplied with chromium-browser does not perform job well. I frequently got “An error occured, please try again later.” which usually looks like this: And I guess it’s time to install native 64 bit flash player in my Squeeze. You can download experimental flash plugin for x64 Linux systems here. Download …

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