[How to] Prey 0.5.3 under Debian

Today I setup Prey 0.5.3 on my netbook running Debian testing.

# apt-get install prey

Here is what I modified in my ‘/etc/prey/config

....

# autoconnect feature, disabled by default until we are 200% sure it
# works flawlessly in all platforms. feel free to try it out though.
auto_connect='y'

....

# you can get both of these from Prey's web service
api_key=''
device_key=''

....

# if you're having trouble getting requests across your firewall or proxy,
# you can try adding '-0' to make curl perform HTTP 1.0 requests
curl_options='-0 --compress'

# this option prepends a random number as a subdomain to the check URL on http mode
# makes it harder for other programs to block Prey so its a good idea to be on
randomize_check_host='y'
....

Also I added to my root crontab for updates

# crontab -e

Was
*/10 * * * * /usr/share/prey/prey.sh > /var/log/prey.log
now is

*/10 * * * * /usr/lib/prey/prey.sh > /var/log/prey.log

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