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

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apt-get update getting 404 on debian lenny

Here is my /etc/apt/sources.list ###### Debian Main Repos deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free ###### Debian Update Repos deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates ...
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How to make an ISO copy of Linux-filesystem and user files of VPS Debian based?

I have a Debian-Based VPS on some hosting. I want to migrate from it and i need to make a full copy of all Linux-filesystem (and installed packages) + all home directory with website files. And then ...
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Install meteor server in debian (lenny)

I wonder how can I install this in a lenny machine. Well, this site has instructions on how to do this, but in step 3 I can't do cd /usr/local/meteor because this folder doesn't exist! How I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Some Apache requests are slow, most complete instantly

I have two Dell R410 web servers (2x quad core Xeon E5520 w/ 8gb ram) running Debian 5 stable. Their patching had been neglected for a while, so recently we did a patching run to bring everything up ...
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Why do I get GPG error when running apt-update for lenny-backports?

Alright, so I'm trying to upgrade (if you could call it so) to lenny-backports as seen here, but I ran into this error when running apt-get update: W: GPG error: http://backports.debian.org ...
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Why isn't fail2ban blocking failures?

This below is the output of fail2ban log. Nothing more shows up, but in auth.log I see like hundreds of failures for root user login (someone is bad ass brute forcing). 2011-07-06 01:48:16,249 ...
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Is debian lenny-backports safe to use on lenny?

I want to upgrade my packages to newer versions but my server is still on lenny. I've read a bit that lenny-backports may come in help here. Could you please tell me what to do to upgrade to ...
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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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Rebuilding /etc/rc?.d/ links

A regular filesystem check on a Debian Lenny system triggered an fsck, and that nuked a handful of links in the /etc/rc?.d hierarchy (unfortunately I didn't keep a list). The system seems to boot and ...
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forward port 3306 from firewalled machine to desktop using SSH?

Here's the network setup: Machine A (my PC) SSH 22 => Machine B (Linode with root access) SSH 21343 => Machine C (MySQL server). I want to forward port 3306 from C through B to A, so I can use SQL ...
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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 already installed apache2 on debian (lenny)

I have an debian lenny box up and running with apache2 2.11.6 (this was testing stream some month agotesting some) Now on testing stream is 2.12.1 I want to upgrade my apache2, but not the other ...
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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 ...