Debian: find the fastest mirror

Ok, so most of the information here comes from this useful post. Install netselect-apt sudo apt-get install netselect-ap And run it. sudo netselect-apt Note that the fastest mirror may not be the one providing the best bandwith. You can have the same approach but for your DNS with namebench.  

DynDNS with OVH on Debian

I have a dynamic DNS provided by OVH, called “DynHost”. To update my IP address to the service, I used the linux client ddclient. I followed the following tutorial (in French). I reproduce here the key steps: 1. Create your DynHost account. Take note of your login, sub-domain and password. …