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Debian-Lenny is the codename for Debian GNU/Linux version 5.0.

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Server Alias With wildcard subdomain

So i am using WordPress network sub-domain setup. I had to put a *.mydomain.com as a server alias but now i also have a site subdomain.mydomain.com that leads to another directory. Is there a way of ...
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How do I install a new schema for OpenLDAP on Debian 5 with dynamic config=cn backend?

I'm importing an openldap database from another server and while importing, I got some errors with some users, the problem is that the mozillaAbPersonAlpha is not a valid objectClass. #!ERROR [LDAP ...
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Setup sendmail to relay to another smtp?

My host provides an smtp server for sending mail. I want to setup sendmail to relay all emails to the hosts smtp server. How do you do that?
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Can't install perl-suid on Debian 5

I'm trying to install perl-suid needed for some script I've downloaded and getting the following $ sudo apt-get install perl-suid The following packages have unmet dependencies: perl-suid: Depends: ...
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How to configure bind9 to accept connections from other machines

I'm sure this has been asked in some form before but I'm completely new to DNS and inexperienced with Linux, so bear with me :) I have a VPS from OVH hosting that I've managed to configure to suit my ...
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Load average at 1, even though I've stopped all services!

I have a virtual server running Debian 5 where any action is very slow (like password verification when logging in via SSH or doing su). I checked the load average, which is hovering around 1-2. Then ...
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Bacula over s3fs

We are constantly running out of space on our backup server so I want to move the backups to S3. Does it make sense to run Bacula on top of s3fs? Does anybody have experience with that? Is it ...
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Installing both rails2 and rails3 on the same server

I have a VPS running debian lenny, and I currently am running a Ruby on Rails application that uses Rails 2.3.5. This application works fine by itself, and uses Apache 2.2 with mod_rails. I would ...
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apt-get fails to, well, apt-get

I'm working on a virgin debian 5 image on a VPS. To be honest, this may not be the brightest VPS provider in the world and I suspect their image isn't perfect. apt-get fails for everything: # ...
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dkim signature not present or bad format

I'm going mad with dkim-filter + postfix. My message are signed but Gmail notify me errors like "dkim=neutral(no signature)" or "dkim=neutral(bad format)" I don't know what is wrong. I've generated ...
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Debian Lenny apt-get install php5-cli Unmet dependencies help?

first time poster - long time reader and learner. Have been trying in vain for 2 weeks now to sort out a messed up PHP5.3 install on a Debian 5 (lenny) box. Each time I attempt to apt-get install ...
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How to upgrade apache, php, mysql

I'm looking to update our web server, and my experience with updating is slim. I have done clean installs of apache, php, and mysql, but this will be my first time upgrading. Hoping someone can give ...
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debian boot hide all messages

I am trying to configure a debian Lenny server to hide all technical messages on screen during boot, up until the invite to login (in CLI, no X server). As a bonus, it would be great if I can add some ...
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How valuable is TCP Window Scaling?

On a busy† Debian Lenny server of mine I am considering disabling TCP Window Scaling. Why? I'd like to enable syn cookies, which disables TCP Window Scaling. This server is locally firewalled and ...
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Wrong permissions and wrong ownership

I created several websites where some directories are set to the permission 755 and set the owner to "www-data" and group to "www-data". This is so that I could prevent setting permisson to 777 for ...
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Best sysctl.conf configuration for high load - extremely busy content streaming server

What is the best sysctl.conf configuration for a high load, extremely busy content streaming server ? The server fetches the content from remote servers like amazon, s3, etc. then uses php to ...
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Debian Lenny Bastille Alternative

as the Debian Lenny (5.0) repository version of Bastille does not support version 5.0, I was wondering if there is an alternative. Kind regards, Benjamin.
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Where can I find a good guide to setup VSFTPD on Debian?

I tried 3 different guides, and they were either outdated or they didn't work. Most of the Google results were for Ubuntu, so it didn't really apply to me because I was using Debian. I don't really ...
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How to get the latest version of git-core on debian lenny

I'm trying to update my version of git that I'm using on the debian 5.0 lenny webserver (from 1.5 in the default package repository to at least 1.7 in the latest stable updates, according to the ...
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Squid and Webmin - the 'all' acl

In older versions of versions of squid, you had to define an acl 'all'. acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 You use this for http_access allow all http_access deny all etc. In Squid 3.0 and above, the ...
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Can I dist-upgrade without breaking LAMP?

I have a Debian 5 VPS which runs a LAMP stack and Redmine (Ruby) and DokuWiki for myself and some clients to use for organisational purposes. A apt-get upgrade request says that a lot of packages ...
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How can I put restrictions on a user?

I want to give a developer access to my VPS, but only to 1 directory. I don't want him to be able to do anything other than create, edit, and delete files. I just want to keep my server safe.
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Why would the Apache parent process restart silently?

I run apache 2.2.9 with mpm prefork on debian lenny. Following http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/prefork.html, I would expect that there is one parent process, running as root and listening as ...
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Debian Lenny - network interfaces(eth) are in DOWN state

Folks, I'm facing a very weird problem with one of my production servers(it's Debian Lenny) - after reboot network interfaces(eth0,eth1) are in DOWN state. Looks like an Intel based networking ...
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How to run Postgresql 8.2 on Debian lenny?

We are running a legacy application which requires PostgreSQL 8.2 on Debian Etch. Since Debian dropped support for etch, we're seriously considering to upgrade to Debian Lenny. However, we are stuck ...
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Debian Lenny to Debian Squeeze upgrade problems

Yesterday I made a dist-upgrade on my Debian Lenny server. I thought it will be easy as an usual upgrade, but it's not. I got a lot of problem after the update: # apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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dist-upgrade to squeeze wants to remove apt

why does dist-upgrade to squeeze want to remove apt and how can I fix it? $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Upgrade from Debian Lenny to Squeeze with apt-get

I just upgraded my system from Lenny to Squeeze following the steps posted here. I followed all the steps using apt-get (in the upgrade from Etch to Lenny i used aptitude as suggested) and the upgrade ...
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Segmentation fault on most binaries without file /etc/ld.so.nohwcap

I've got a box which was partially updated to Debian Lenny. It throws Segmentation fault on even simple commands like ls. When I added file /etc/ld.so.nohwcap I was able to upgrade and run machine. ...
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where is the last commands file

When using the command line as root in Debian I get last commands executed as root. Where are those saved, what is the default file path and how can I find it? thanks
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Something's up with BIND9…slave zone giving SERVAIL for all queries in domain

I've got a domain set up with bind9 on Debian Lenny acting as a slave to my DNS hosting provider's servers. The exact circumstances are I think irrelevant, but I have allowed transfers out to my ...
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Error 302 when installing rake gem

i try to install rake on my clean lenny server, i get the following error: Updating installed gems ERROR: While executing gem ... (Gem::RemoteFetcher::FetchError) bad response Found 302 ...
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Strange ifup/ifdown behaviour on Debian Lenny

First of all, here is my /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.10.4.142 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 10.10.4.1 auto eth1 iface ...
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mount error 5 = Input/output error

I am running out of ideas. After a long period of testing this morning, I cannot seem to get this to work, and I have no idea why. I want to mount a Windows SMB/CIFS share with a Debian 5.0.4 VM, ...
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Configure exim4 on Debian

I've just configured exim4 using 'dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config', and it works as expected but there are several things i want to add to the standard configuration: exim should allow incoming mail ...
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Monitor web server usage on Linux Debian PER DOMAIN

I have been using munin and monit to monitor the overall details of my web server, but as it hosts multiple sites, I would like to know how to monitor per-domain hosted, or something similar. The ...
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Does anybody know reconnoiter? [closed]

How do I install reconnoiter onto Debian?
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WebDAV through Apache2 permissions/missing files

I have a WebDAV setup on Apache2 on a server running Debian 5.0 (Lenny), which I am accessing through a mapped network drive under Windows 7. The setup appears to run fine, I receive no permission ...
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After updating debian lenny, ps stops recognising my users

Since upgrading my debian lenny box with apt-get, ps seems to be behaving strangely, and also if i run top i see under the user column the ids, not the names. whoami => foo ps -U foo => ERROR: ...
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Why do some servers have so many processes running?

I have two VPS servers but they have drastically different amounts of memory usage and processes running. I'm still new to running linux servers so I'm having trouble figuring out what is going on and ...
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Sending email with exim and external sender address

I want to send emails with an rails webapp. I set up an exim server and when looking into the logs, the sending works, but the emails aren't sent really. I had the same problem with another ISP. The ...
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How to change the temporary upload directory nginx/passenger?

When a user uploads /tmp/stream* files are created during the upload. How do I can I change the temporary upload directory from: /tmp to: /home/user/tmp Running: nginx 0.8.53 Phusion ...
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BixData or Zabbix?

I've been using Ganglia to monitor my single Mac OSX server which runs Apache and MySQL. I'm ok with it. Now we are upgrading our servers, 6 IBM X3650 M3 and 2 Fujitsu servers. 2 IBM for Apache ...
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how to install openvz on debian lenny 32 bit

I know there are plenty of tutorials for Etch, but I could not find any that is devoted to installing OpenVZ on Lenny. There official guide mixes Etch and Lenny and thus was unhelpful.
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How to install kvm in Debian (Lenny) over powerpc

I want to install kvm on debian(lenny). I have learnt that packages kvm and qemu-kvm are not available for powerpc architecture. I have found two packages(kvm-source & qemu) and installed it. Now, ...
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Dovecot suddenly stopped working. HELP! “can't auth”

I am running out of ideas here.. I've been trying to fix this for 3 hours. Box is debian lenny. Mail.log contains the following: Can't connect to auth server at /var/run/dovecot/auth-master: No such ...
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How to install python 2.6 on lenny

I would like the easiest way possible to install 2.6 on Lenny. I get really frustrated with compiling from source cause i can never get it right. any help will be great! Thanks
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Nuxeo on debian lenny

I have installed nuexo document control software on debian lenny. But when try to launch the application in browser http://localhost:8080/nuxeo/ it shows the error as below. HTTP Status 404 - ...
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Generating a proper ssh keypair on Lenny for Github

I have a codebase hosted in GitHub. I have 2 ubuntu machines (both on 10.04) that I develop on. On these machines I had no trouble generating my keypairs as per GitHub's instructions. Using the ...
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How to install pecl uploadprogress on Debian Lenny

I am getting this output/error for # pecl install uploadprogress downloading uploadprogress-1.0.1.tgz ... Starting to download uploadprogress-1.0.1.tgz (8,536 bytes) .....done: 8,536 bytes 4 source ...