Difference between revisions of "Debian"

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= Overview =
 
= Overview =
 
Debian is a lightweight, stable, and mature linux distribution that has been around since 1993 and has over 29,000 software packages.  The package design is quite modular, which allows developers to pick exactly what is needed for their project without building everything from source.
 
Debian is a lightweight, stable, and mature linux distribution that has been around since 1993 and has over 29,000 software packages.  The package design is quite modular, which allows developers to pick exactly what is needed for their project without building everything from source.
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= Package Management =
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Debian will offer [[http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ better documentation on this subject]], but this should be enough to get started.
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''' Update packages '''
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<source lang=bash>
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apt-get update
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apt-get upgrade
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</source>
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''' Install packages '''
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<source lang=bash>
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apt-get update
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apt-get install python2.4
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</source>
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''' Remove packages '''
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<source lang=bash>
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apt-get remove python2.4
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</source>
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''' Search for packages '''
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<source lang=bash>
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ts7500:~# apt-cache search nmap 
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doscan - port scanner for discovering services on large networks
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foomatic-gui - GNOME interface for configuring the Foomatic printer filter system
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honeyd - Small daemon that creates virtual hosts simulating their services and behaviour
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knmap - KDE interface to nmap, the Network Mapper
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lanmap - Network discovery tool that produces nice 2d images
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libnmap-parser-perl - parse nmap scan data with perl
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ndiff - Compares two nmap scans
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nmap - The Network Mapper
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zenmap - The Network Mapper Front End
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nwatch - Network service detector
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p0f - Passive OS fingerprinting tool
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pads - Passive Asset Detection System
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paketto - Unusual TCP/IP testing tools
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pbnj - a suite of tools to monitor changes on a network
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piwi - P(erl|relude) IDS Web Interface - A frontend to your Prelude database
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pnscan - Multi threaded port scanner
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psad - The Port Scan Attack Detector
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python-scapy - Packet generator/sniffer and network scanner/discovery
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scapy - dummy upgrade package for scapy -> python-scapy
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xprobe - Remote OS identification
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</source>

Revision as of 18:54, 24 July 2011

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Documentation
Debian Wiki

1 Overview

Debian is a lightweight, stable, and mature linux distribution that has been around since 1993 and has over 29,000 software packages. The package design is quite modular, which allows developers to pick exactly what is needed for their project without building everything from source.

2 Package Management

Debian will offer [better documentation on this subject], but this should be enough to get started.

Update packages

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

Install packages

apt-get update
apt-get install python2.4

Remove packages

apt-get remove python2.4

Search for packages

ts7500:~# apt-cache search nmap   
doscan - port scanner for discovering services on large networks
foomatic-gui - GNOME interface for configuring the Foomatic printer filter system
honeyd - Small daemon that creates virtual hosts simulating their services and behaviour
knmap - KDE interface to nmap, the Network Mapper
lanmap - Network discovery tool that produces nice 2d images
libnmap-parser-perl - parse nmap scan data with perl
ndiff - Compares two nmap scans
nmap - The Network Mapper
zenmap - The Network Mapper Front End
nwatch - Network service detector
p0f - Passive OS fingerprinting tool
pads - Passive Asset Detection System
paketto - Unusual TCP/IP testing tools
pbnj - a suite of tools to monitor changes on a network
piwi - P(erl|relude) IDS Web Interface - A frontend to your Prelude database
pnscan - Multi threaded port scanner
psad - The Port Scan Attack Detector
python-scapy - Packet generator/sniffer and network scanner/discovery
scapy - dummy upgrade package for scapy -> python-scapy
xprobe - Remote OS identification