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Upgrading Apache2 to 2.4

I m upgrading apache from 2.2 to 2.4 and I tried the following. nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ experimental main (added to sources list) apt-get update apt-get -t ...
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I need to set up mail forwarding on debian server

I have a new Debian squeeze VPS with which I'm using to serve a couple of web sites. I have an email address me@mydomain.com that I would like to redirect to me@gmail.com. Can I install some script ...
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Ctrl + Alt + F1 blank screen in IBM server model x3650

I have 3 IBM sever, model x3650. I have installed the Debian squeeze OS. After successful OS installation , if I press Ctrl + Alt + F1 I am getting blank screen only. But If I gives username and ...
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Hard disk is detecting as read only

I am installing Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit OS in IBM System x3250 M4. This system is already having built in RAID. After enable the RAID, I have started to install the Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit ...
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Best practices for setting lm-factor in Squid refresh patterns

I am running a Squid (3.1) cache in front of Django. The content of the site does not change very often, so Squid gives our backend much needed breathing room. Currently, this is the refresh pattern ...
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Wake up a remote computer connected behind a router [closed]

I want to switch on a remote computer running debian linux connected behind a wireless router through LAN with my laptop which is connected to the router over a wireless connection. I have wakeonlan ...
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ext4 production ready on kernel 2.6.32 (debian6)?

I've to maintain a production system on debian6 (kernel version 2.6.32). I'd like to use ext4 on a ssd disk (and generally hope to improve performance upgrading from ext3). I can't find any reference ...
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Can't open /usr/share/debconf/confmodule - When install using apt-get

I tried installing valgrind using, apt-get install valgrind After downloading the packages, am getting the following error, Setting up tzdata (2013d-0squeeze1) ... .: 9: Can't open ...
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How can I view updatedb database content, and then exclude certain files/paths?

The updatedb database on my debian (squeeze) server is quite slow. where is the database located how can I view its content and find out if there are some paths with useless stuff, that I could add ...
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SSH Kerberos authentication fails with “Wrong principal in request/Got no client credentials” on debian squeeze

I have a debian squeeze host where I can't log in with kerberos without a password prompt. An identically configured ubuntu 12.04 host works fine and can log in without getting a password prompt. ...
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Can a single Apt-Cacher serve multiple Debian versions?

I have multiple machines running Debian 6 (Squeeze) and 7 (Wheezy). I set up an Apt-Cacher server on a Debian 7 box, for the Debian 7 instances to use. Can this also be used (with the same wheezy ...
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Nested RAID (RAID0 in RAID1) fails on bootup [closed]

I built a RAID setup with three drives, two 1.5 TB (sdb and sdd) and one 3TB (sdc). My approach is to combine the two 1.5 TB drives into a RAID0 drive (md3), and create a RAID1 mirror (md2) with the ...
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bash script to create user then create ssh keys

Please note I am a total linux newbie, please bare that in mind when answering this question as I have very limited knowledge of linux. OS: Debian Squeeze I am using ZSH and have created a function ...
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mdadm error: found two disks with the number 0

Im running a server deep in the forest , and after a hard disco failure i got this error. error: found two disks with the number 0. It a server with 2, 1 TB disc in raid 1 with mdadm 0.9 SDA failed ...
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Where's the Swap File/Partition?

I'm investigating the virtual memory configuration of a Debian based Amazon EC2 instance, and as my background isn't in system admin, I'm slightly confused by what I'm seeing. We're using MongoDB, ...
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How do I check if smartd and mdadm are running correctly?

I have a raid system on debian: Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB,... Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 2432 19535008+ fd Linux raid ...
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Pure-ftpd: log IP adresses

I've got question about pure-ftpd server, I'm running. I want to setup it to log IP addresses instead of hostnames, but none of configuration works. I tried: Writing "yes" or "1" to ...
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OpenLdap: Why slapd tell me there's no DB_CONFIG when there is one

When I run slapcat or restart slapd on Debian 6, OpenLdap 2.4.23-7.32.4.23-7.3, I see this warning: hdb_db_open: warning - no DB_CONFIG file found in directory /var/lib/ldap: (14). Expect poor ...
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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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How to avoid '403 Forbidden' response in Apache with suEXEC enabled

I have configured an Apache 2.2 web server with suEXEC following a couple of tutorials after reading the official documentation. I'll put a short summary here: # Install and enable Apache, suEXEC, ...
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ifdown interface not configured (Debian 6) [duplicate]

My server is dedicated (non-virtual). I want to have 3+1 static IPs. I used aliases (eth0:0, eth0:1) previously, but read that this method is deprecated. So I added another IP and reconfigured my ...
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How to see the olddir after mount --bind olddir newdir?

In my debian 7: $ pwd /home/freestyler $ mkdir old new # mount --bind old new then $ mount /dev/cciss/c0d0p9 on /home/freestyler/new type ...
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Can not install postfix on Debian squeeze

I have this weird issue: apt-get or aptitude are not able to install postfix. each time I get this error: # apt-get install postfix Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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XEN configuration on dedicated server at 1&1

I am just trying to install first time VPS on my dedicated server from 1&1 (12HT CPU, 30 GB RAM). The dom0 is using DHCP to get it's network configuration with ip 87.106.73.113 on eth0. I have ...
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debian - running unattended-upgrades on a particular day of the week

We're running unattended-upgrades on debian squeeze, and would like it to run once a week, only on a Wednesday morning. To attempt this, we have set: APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "7" in ...
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How to downgrade nginx on Debian?

Since file upload module exited in nginx 1.2.1 but omitted since 1.3.x, I'd like to downgrade current nginx 1.4.2 on Debian squeeze to 1.2.1, so that I can easily have the module. I am wondering what ...
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Remove exim local username

How can i remove the local username in the mail headers with exim4 running on debian 6? Received: from root by host.domain.com with local (Exim 4.72) (envelope-from <reply@domain.com>) id ...
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Unable to load PHP5 with a new installation of Apache?

Cannot load /usr/lib/apache2/modules/libphp5.so into server: /usr/lib/apache2/modules/libphp5.so: undefined symbol: unixd_config I spent the last hour or so googling, and it seems that I have to ...
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Intel igb driver packet loss on Debian Linux 6.0

I am running Debian Linux 6.0 (2.6.32-5-amd64). My network NICS are Intel 82580 Gigabit running with the IGB network driver version 3.3.6 (firmware version 3.2-9). I tested the performance and I ...
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Slow http responses

I am running an apache web server on debian 6.0 with kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64. In certain times of the day, usually when more people are online, the server have very slow responses. I am sure, that is ...
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Using a proxy with Vagrant & Puppet

I'm trying to run a puppet manifest which depends on the target machine having proxy settings to access the Internet. I haven't been able to pass http_proxy_host as Puppet suggests (I believe its a ...
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Upgrade issue from Debian Server Squeeze 6 to Wheezy 7 - still on kernel 2.6

I upgraded from Debian Squeeze 6 to Wheezy 7 but it seems i am using the old kernel. # uname -r 2.6.32-042stab072.10 But i have the newer kernel installed # dpkg --get-selections | grep ...
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A lot of services do not start on boot

It worked before, but now it does not. A few services (like varnishd, memcached, apache2) get started on boot, but many others do not, like: nginx, php-fpm, vz. I don't know where to look at. There ...
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how to enable TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 on nginx Debian squeeze?

For security I have to setup a nginx server with TLSv1.1 or TLS v1.2. By default, nginx configuresTLSv1. Reading the documentation I see that nginx has to set the following directive: ssl_protocols ...
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Configure postfix to delivers faster when a mail got greylisted

Where do I configure the time postfix waits until it tries to resend an email from the queue if an email was grey-listed on the recipient side? I would like to configure it, so my server tries to ...
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Munin Interpretation - Server Limits

I've installed Munin to monitor my debian (squeeze) webserver (2 x Intel Quad Xeon 4x2.66GHz, 16GB RAM, 2x1000GB HDD Raid). There are around 50k visits per day. The scripts are very simple and there ...
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pam_limits(cron:session): unknown limit item 'nofiles'

On my debian-squeeze server I get thousands of messages in the logcheck email under Security Events for sudo =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Aug 31 20:17:44 eclabs sudo: pam_limits(sudo:session): unknown ...
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“Thin” Rails Server - Automatically Startup

I am looking for some ideas on how to start up my "Thin" Rails server automatically, whenever the machine where it resides reboots. The problem is that when the machine reboots, "Thin" needs to be ...
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How do I silence mysqlcheck?

If I use for example: mysqlcheck syscp --silent --auto-repair I still get the note: syscp.panel_sessions note : The storage engine for the table doesn't support check this is strange, ...
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Why does the mysql backup grow if a table is crashed?

I use this backup script on my debian squeeze server to create a backup of all mysqltables: #!/bin/sh BACKUP_DIR=/var/backups/mysql/ DATE=$(date +%Y-%m-%d) for i in /var/lib/mysql/*/; do ...
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Create image from VMWare Linux guest

I have a Debian Linux installed as a VMWare guest. I want to create an .iso (or .img) from this installation, from which I can create a server installation. How can I achieve this?
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Is there a way to disable SFTP access without changing the user password?

We have a web app that allows our users to set up vendor SFTP accounts. We want our users to be able to manage the vendor accounts that can access their server in a reversible fashion, ie, without ...
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How do I setup a secondary incoming mail server?

I currently have a server running Debian 6, with postfix and dovecot handling email. This server hosts email for a number of domains and users, so I use MySQL as my backing store for users and ...
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Add image support to GD on Debian

I've recently replaced our aging (386) monitoring machine with something a bit more recent and because I had driver issues with CentOS I decided to use Debian 6 (Squeeze) instead. While in the past ...
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Stop/disable nginx auto upgrade?

Is it possible to disable the nginx self update? My server was offline last night, because the auto update was broken/incomplete/etc. After the upgrade, the nginx directory contains files like ...
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Debian 6 or CentOS 6 - which one is easiest for latest versions of Ruby and Postgres? [closed]

I am getting a new server as I've messed up my current box, while trying to install Postgres 9 (on my CentOS 5.8 box). To cut a long story short, I removed postgres but yum decided to remove ...
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Debian Squeeze: apt-get hangs on download packages from our local repository

hope you guys can help me find out a solution to this problem that's causing me headache. My company has a number of front end servers based upon Debian Squeeze, we also set up a local repository ...
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How to fix 'File name too long' error in apache2?

I see a lot of 'File name too long' errors in apache error log on Debian. How can I fix this?
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Unable to authenticate using Apache and authnz_mod_ldap in Active Directory

I have a problem with Apache2 authentication using authnz_ldap_module in order to authenticate users from Active Directory. My Apache version is 2.2.16-6+squeeze10. Here is the configuration I am ...
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Refusing connection to POP3 server on Debian 6

I have installed Postfix and Courier on my VPS server based on Debian Squeeze. My server uses MySQL database. Every daemon works properly, but I cannot login to my account using neither POP3 nor ...