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

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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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Disable a service from starting at all runlevels?

I have a service foo which currently starts at runlevel 3 and above. How can I stop it from doing so, without using update-rc.d foo stop 3 ., which (if I understand it correctly) would turn off the ...
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How can I copy an AMI between regions in AWS?

We are having difficulty copying an AMI we have created in our California VPC to our Oregon VPC as the AKI and ARI are not available in Oregon. The AKI/ARI we are using in California are as follows. ...
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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 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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Where can I find a good guide to setup VSFTPD on Debian? [closed]

I tried 3 different guides, and they were either outdated or they didn't work.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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Repository bugzilla package changed to bugzilla3 in Lenny - is it upgradable?

This question was asked in debianhelp.org almost half a year ago, but never got an answer. I wasn't the one who posted it, however I was today facing exactly the same question: Hello all! We are ...
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LVM meta data missing from a device

Here is the situation. I have a MD device, /dev/md0, which is fully functional, but seems to have no LVM meta data. As far as everything I know how to do is concerned, it isn't part of a volume ...
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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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apache processes taking 100% of CPU

i have a 4 GB virtual server that i'm hosting a rugby website and since it's a rugby world cup season my site is receiving a good amount of traf fic , not too much that it exceeds my server limit ...
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mysql error 1062 'duplicate entry' when restoring backup

Sorry, I seen similar threads but I still couldn't find it addressing my issue plus, I needed some more info on this. Requirement: To create an exact replica 'db4' of an existing DB 'db3'. Procedure ...
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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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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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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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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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GitLab push not possible and always results in asking for git-user password [closed]

I have a problem with GitLab. Everything is fine, but I can't push. It is asking me all the time the password of the user git. Is it a problem, that I first installed the Omnibus package and then ...
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How to patch CVE-2015-0235 (GHOST) on Debian Lenny and Squeeze?

There is a right way to patch GHOST on Debian Lenny and Squeeze? According to this link there are no plans to patch Lenny https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-0235 Thanks!
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How to get all the Debian CD ISO files to Blu-ray [closed]

There is a machine running Lenny without raid. It does pose a problem in case of HDD failure. Safety plan was like this: Install Lenny on clean disk of same properties, then copy/replace all the ...
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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 /etc/postfix/...
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sendmail user unknown - debian lenny

My php's mail() function just stopped working a short while ago. It's started returning FALSE. I am not much of a sysadmin so please forgive my ignorance. I set my php.ini send_path option to: "...
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Is there a “standard” way to make daemon in Debian?

I need to create a daemon from the application in Debian. Is there any standard tool for this in Debian like "upstart" in Ubuntu? I need only start-stop commands, to start a program as a daemon with ...
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Linux/Debian server upgrading and Apache and MySQL servers installing [closed]

Situation description I have a linux server: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.10 (lenny) Release: 5.0.10 Codename: lenny Lately, the MySQL server was a litte ...
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Linux server updating requirements [duplicate]

I am new in my company and since a week I discovered that the company linux server contains a virus..tying to figure out what is the cause of the virus infection I noticed that the server is not up to ...
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Vmware 5.1 ESX linux host cpu keep climbing overtime

I have Debian lenny with php and mysql, in Vmware 5.1 ESX. Cpu keeps climbing over time. After about 50 days, cpu usage is 100% by apache and mysql but it is climbing day by day. If I restart these ...
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Debian Lenny and php4 (along with php5)

PHP4 was removed from lenny package lists. Any suggestions what might be the best approach to install php4 (Apache mod and cli) on a lenny box without breaking php5? And possibly still having the ...
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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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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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Squeeze/Lenny compilation : Library Link error [closed]

I've got a problem here : I have a C++ Library ("DataTsBroad") and a C++ Test app ("DataTsBroadTest"), to test it. Actually, the Lib and the Test app are both compiled an a Debian Lenny. Now, i ...
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Installing PHP4 on a Debian (lenny) 7 32bit box

I am trying to install PHP4 on a Debian 7 32bit box but I ran into the following root@php4:~# apt-get update Get:1 http://snapshot.debian.org lenny Release.gpg [189 B] Hit http://snapshot.debian....
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Can't find ISCSI drives after NAS firmware update

This is what it's all about: I've got a Linux network with an actual hardware server running two separate virtual machines and a QNAP NAS T-459 Pro+ as a fileserver. Since updating the QNAP firmware ...
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Proc files visible to all in Lenny, but not in Squeeze

I noticed that in my lenny distributions of debian that the proc files are read all in that any user can see if a process is running. In squeeze I noticed that the proc files are readable just to ...
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How to install packages on debian lenny 5.0

I'm working with Debian Lenny 5.0 and I'm trying to replicate an environment. The problem is that when I try to update aptitude.. it looks like the servers aren't online anymore. Is there any way for ...
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Experience with dovecot mail server/roundcube web mail client [closed]

I'm currently building a web server with a mail server: Debian Lenny Apache 2.2 PHP 5.3 Dovecot Postfix I am unsure of which mail client to use. I have my eye on roundcube since it looks cooler ...
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What is the right order of upgrade of system components?

I want to upgrade multiple components of a system including: Linux distribution (debian lenny -> squeeze) Mysql (5.0->5.1->5.5->5.6) Apache tomcat 6 to 7 Java runtime version What (and why) would ...
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What to check after a linux server crashes?

My linux server (debian 5) stalled and had to be rebooted. Please advise what to check in order to find out what happened. Usual suspects like /var/log/messages, syslog, and kern.log. Could you give ...
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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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apt-get upgrade Not found IP. Sources.list issue? (lenny) [duplicate]

I get a lot of this errors when runnong apt-get update command Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/main Sources/DiffIndex Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/contrib Sources/...
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Package pinning in Debian lenny

I need your advice as I don't know if I hit a bug, or I am misunderstanding something. On a Debian Lenny, I am trying to prevent the installation of two particular packages, when they are requested ...
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Postfix qmgr process causes heavy overload on mailservers

We are using Postfix as MTA for our e-mailmarketing software and once in a while we see that the load on one of the mailservers rises above 5. The load is caused by the qmgr-process which is the ...
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SSL certificate: unable to get local issuer certificate [closed]

I'm running Debian (Lenny). When I run this: curl --ssl https://www.google.com I get this error: curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate More details here: http:...
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Converting Debian fstab to use UUIDs via linux-base?

We have a few Debian 5 systems that are still using /dev/hda in the fstab. We'd like to covert them to using UUIDs. This is supposed to be done automatically via the "linux-base" package (postinst), ...
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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 to enable Chinese on Debian lenny? [closed]

I have already installed Chinese fonts $ sudo apt-cache search chinese $ sudo apt-get install ttf-arphic-bkai00mp ttf-arphic-bsmi00lp ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp ... added locales $ ...
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Trouble with Debian Lenny and Sphinx

I've very basic understanding of linux systems, but I've a server which was setup a while ago to host some web apps. Recently I decided to test out and implement Sphinx but unfortunately I cant get ...
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Zimbra server status showing red in control panel

I have been having a weird problem with Zimbra(7.1.4_GA_2555.DEBIAN5) lately: On the (web)control panel the status keep changing to red every few days. When this is happens the output of zmcontrol ...
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Debian 5.0 (lenny) apt sources fail?

For the past few days, I couldn't update our apt-sources on Debian 5.0 (lenny). I get the following errors. W: Failed to fetch http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/lenny/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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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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ERROR: Can't find the archive-keyring

I'm trying to upgrade my Debian Lenny to Squeeze. I've replaced the word lenny to squeeze in sources.list and ran apt-get clean apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade But after a while, I get this ...
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kernel + libc6 issue upgrading to squeeze

I used to run Debian testing, and I haven't upgraded or dist-upgraded for about 2 years. Yesterday I made the mistake of trying that... it didn't work (I don't remember the exact error messages), so I ...
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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 ...