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

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Upgrading Debian Etch to Lenny stuck on kernel/libc issue

I have a Debian Etch (4.0) system, currently still running kernel 2.4.27-2-386. I'd like to upgrade it to Lenny, but I'm running into what seems to be a circular dependency between the kernel and ...
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/dev/fuse “permission denied” even when member of fuse group

I have a backup script scheduled on a Debian 5.0 x86 server, via sshfs. However, when I attempt to mount the remote directory, I receive: failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied ls -l /dev/fuse ...
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High Availability and Load Balancing with Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

Suppose I have two Debian 5.0 servers and a generic session-based DB-driven website is running on them. Assume that the two DB instances are already clustered. Each server has its own internal IP ...
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RewriteRule not working, mod_rewrite installed/loaded on Apache2 Debian Lenny

This is my first time setting up my own linux server. I am migrating from shared hosting to my own cloud. mod_rewrite and mod_proxy are loaded. I know for sure what I have in my htaccess worked on my ...
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how to run postgresql 7.4 on debian lenny

Question says it all really, how can I run postgres 7.4 on debian lenny? Our developers don't have the resource right now to modify a legacy application we have to work with pg 8.3, and debian etch is ...
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Server doesn't detect/show partitions of disk in /dev

for some reason one of my disks doesn't show its partitions in /dev/, however when I check it with cfdisk they are there, and writing the partition table to it again makes them reappear. This is kind ...
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How to fix locale settings in debian lenny (minimal)

I have a debian machine running remotely, i tried many ways to fix this locale issue, which is harmless while using apt-get though but because of it my web apps are not functioning properly. I have ...
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How do I delete a svn repository?

So, I created a repository like so: svnadmin create /path/to/repository What's the equivalent for deleting? I couldn't find it.
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Update XenServer from 5.5 to 5.6 with Debian Lenny 64 bit

I have a XenServer 5.5 in production running Debian Lenny 64bit. It's not officially supported, but it's a known working configuration: Citrix Community article explaining how to set it up. My ...
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How do I build debian packages of kernel modules?

Specifically, I want to build a package for debian/lenny using the latest uvc drivers. I can compile and install them, but I want them packaged in the normal debian fashion. I imagine I want to use ...
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Disk encryption in Debian

I have a Debian Lenny server running a production application. Recently, we are being asked by a consultant to enable disk encryption for data security. He believes full disk encryption will require ...
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Can't make Dovecot communicate with Postfix using SASL (warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth failed: No such file or directory)

Solved. I will leave this as a reference to other people, as I have seen this error reported often enough on line. I had to change the path smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth in my ...
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LVM is reporting I/O errors, but the disk reports no problems. Argh

I've started seeing errors reported by LVM on certain Logical Volumes (and by Xen when attempting to create virtual machines on these LVs). But I've run tests on the disk, and can't see any hardware ...
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bulk modify bind9 records (webmin)

I have a debian lenny server using webmin to manager bind 9 dns server. I need to change the A records for 50 domains. Is there a way to do in bulk mode without modify each domain ?
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Debian etch source list

I've an webserver that is still debian etch. My problem is I need to upgrade some packages but I can't find a source for debian etch anywhere. I have the following: ###### Debian Main Repos deb ...
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How do I properly jail a user in Debian, giving them access to select applications?

After failing to use makejail, I followed a howto for setting up a jail using a script (this one is for Debian etch, but I'm using lenny -- seems to work ok though). However, it gives the user a very ...
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Debian-Installation without keyboard?

i have to install debian lenny right now, but i can't find my keyboard for the server (just use a laptop). Is there a way to install lenny without a keyboard? thank you!
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Debian x86_64 + Nginx + PHP5-FPM optimization

I used to have a VPS (512MB) from Linode and I was running nginx + php5-fpm (which comes with php5.3.3) on Debian Lenny (i686). The total memory usage was about 90-100MB. Now I have another VPS ...
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Too many sleeping processes?

I'm running Debian Lenny (x86_64) on a cloud VPS (Xen) and top command tells me there are 210 processes running and 209 are sleeping: top - 14:49:29 up 15:18, 1 user, load average: 0.09, 0.11, 0.05 ...
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Debian GNU/Linux on a HP Proliant ML 370 G4

I'm going to setup last Debian on a HP Proliant ML 370 G4. Do you know if Debian minimal netinstall will work ? Should i prepare any specific drivers ?
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S.M.A.R.T Status of ServeRAID M5015 on Lenny?

any experience with checking smart status of a ServeRAID M5015 under debian 5 lenny? thanks!
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how to know that RAID 1 is installed?

recently we have a server crash, so we decided to mount a RAID 1 in our server. so we asked to the hosting, they told us that was needed to reinstall all the system again. so we make it, and now i ...
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Weird error on typing a command + tab key (debian)

I get a weird message on my shell when I try to type the command below and pressing the tab key cd /home/ What i get is shown below: cd /ho-sh: <( compgen -d -- '/ho' ): No such file or ...
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Creating two separate http processing locations in debian

Not exactly sure how to ask the question so please correct my flaws. I want to create two separate http web processing environments on a debian box for web development. Right now everything is ...
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MSI Wind Box DE500 Debian Lenny sometimes crashes

I've currently a strange problem in that my WIND BOX DE500-5123L Atom D510 320GB 2048MB DVD SM HD4330 sometimes crashes and I'm not sure where to start. Linux kernel is 2.6.26-2-vserver-686 #1 SMP ...
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Debian 5 kernel 2.6.26-2-amd64 “stops” network access every two day

we have a database server MySQL 5.1 on it. Every two days it "stops" responding. The following happens: it doesn't respond to ping we can't login with SSH we don't get any answer from MySQL there ...
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Gerrit accessible from the IP address but not from the canonical URL

I just installed Gerrit on my Debian server (Linode) and can't get the canonical URL to work. Relevant log information (anonymized): [2010-09-13 17:48:06,550] INFO com.google.gerrit.sshd.SshDaemon ...
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mysql config wordpress high loads

My query ./mysqlslap --user=root --concurrency=50 --iterations=1 --pass=toor -vv --create-schema=db --query="SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.* FROM wp_posts INNER JOIN wp_term_relationships ON ...
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best apache2 config for this server

1.200.000 request/day 30.000 <> files/day 5500 unique ip wordpress + cache debian lenny + php + suhosin patch + mysql 4GB RAM single sata disk Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz ...
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How to set up sendmail server to be most welcome to bounce/bad email notifications

I am in the process of setting up a mail server (using sendmail to be exact). The server needs to be as open towards receiving notifications of "bad"/bouncing emails as entirely possible. I am not ...
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Install PHP5 with SQLite3 on Debian Lenny

There is no apt-get install php5-sqlite3, as its refereed by php5-sqlite thus, i did: apt-get install sqlite3 and then apt-get install php5-sqlite Restarted apache2. When I run echo ...
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phpMyAdmin on Debian Lenny 403 error Forbidden

I used apt-get install phpmyadmin to install phpmyadmin after installing apache2 php5 and mysql the same way, Then when I went to http://[ip]/phpMyAdmin/ it gave me a 404 error. So i went and ...
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debian puppet clients (0.24.5-3) failing to retrieve file , centOs (0.25.5-1) working ok

I have got a puppetmaster and a mix of CentOs 5.4 and Lenny 5.0.3 clients. The CentOs have puppet-0.25.5-1.el5 installed and are working fine to retrieve files. The Debian boxes have the 0.24.5-3 ...
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Nginx + PHP 5.3.3 (with php-fpm) - memory usage?

I recently bought Xen VPS (linode.com) with Debian 5.0 Lenny (i386), 512MB RAM. At the moment I have only three small websites (built with Drupal) with about 600 users per day in total running on this ...
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“aptitude -f install” fails

using debian lenny and trying to do a "aptitude -f install" I get this error message: Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encod ing.pm line 16. Use ...
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LVM volume group not found (debian lenny)

Earlier I solved the problem with a kind help :) http://serverfault.com/questions/170793/software-raid-1-on-debian-grub-cursor-blinking I can see the menu and can go into my XP again. However, I am ...
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software RAID 1 on Debian - GRUB cursor blinking

I have two 500GB drives, and previously I had XP installed and Debian. 6 months ago I replaced one of the drives, and only XP survived. But that's okay. I cleaned up the mess. I need to setup the ...
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how to: rescue Data from MySQL (only files on HDD left)

After eventually managing to upgrade my debian virtual server from etch to lenny. (Read here for the full story: http://serverfault.com/questions/168808/debian-upgrade-from-etch-to-lenny-fails) I now ...
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debian: upgrade from etch to lenny fails

The error message is: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/debianutils_2.30_i386.deb (--unpack): trying to overwrite `/usr/sbin/add-shell', which is also in package passwd How can I solve ...
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SNMP System view not returning memory information

I've configured SNMP properly (Removed the paranoia user and alike) and set it up with Zenoss, however it seems that Zenoss can't get the memory info from the server. snmpwalk also shows no memory ...
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My server is sending me huge amounts of email from root@domain.com, how can I diagnose this issue?

I am the admin and I am getting email on my personal email address, I am getting over 1000 emails per hour with "Test mail" subject line. I have checked as many scripts as i could but cannot figure ...
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setting up VLANs on interfaces

I have a Debain mt-daapd server sharing songs over the network. Our network has a lot of different subnets and VLANS. The DAAP protocol isn't routeable. The server I have has two NICs installed, ...
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Updating start-stop-daemon on Debian

I have Debian Lenny box, where I plan to extensively use start-stop-daemon. The trouble is, the standard Debian start-stop-daemon doesn't support output redirection: --stdout and --stderr keys, which ...
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Request Tracker sqlite to mysql migration

I'm planning to migrate request tracket 3.6 from present server. The rt is running on sqlite and the new one will be mysql. Is there any way to migrate sqlitedb to mysql server. Thanks in Advance.
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Getting hp-snmp-agents on HP ProLiant DL360 on Lenny working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System load by HP-SNMP-Agents is high After receiving our HP ProLiant DL360 I'd like to integrate the machine into our Munin system and thus enable ProLiant specific ...
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When installing setuptools on Debian Lenny, why do I get zlib error?

I'm seeing this error when I run python2.6 setup.py build on Debian Lenny from the setuptools-0.6c11 source: Compression requires the (missing) zlib module
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Why does the Debian Lenny git package not install git?

If I run the following command on Debian Lenny: apt-get install git ... I'm unable to use git: # git --version bash: git: command not found
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How do I get url rewrites to work on Apache 2.2 on Debian Lenny

I am trying to get mod_rewrite rules to work under apache 2.2 on Debian Lenny. To try to get it to work first I put the rules in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/rewrite.load: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ...
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sendmail segmentation fault

We are using debian lenny on a server & we are using it for monitoring server & sending email for reporting. We are using sendmail to send emails. We found the following error when we did not ...
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How do I install ImageMagick 6.5.6 on Debian Lenny?

Newest apt package is 6.3.7 but has issues with png resizing.