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Updating a Debian package with a new upstream release

Sometimes, but not often, it’s necessary on a Debian system to install a newer version of a package then the stable APT-repositories or even Debian Backports can offer. Figuring out how to correctly compile a package and it’s dependencies to fit your system can be a hard chore. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able […]

Solving a Pound HTTPS Redirect Issue

I recently had a problem where a Magento store would infinitely redirect, from TLD to sub-domain (i.e. non-www to www). The server was configured behind a reverse proxy, which was handled by Pound (acting as a load balancer and SSL wrapper). Pound is great for handling hand-overs between a caching proxy and application servers, in addition to load balancing multiple servers and wrapping SSL connections to the client.

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