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How do I properly add dnsmasq to my runlevels so it starts on boot?

When I run this command: sudo update-rc.d dnsmasq defaults I get this error: update-rc.d: using dependency based boot sequencing update-rc.d: warning: dnsmasq stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do ...
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KVM guest has a wrong outgoing ip address

I have a KVM host with a bridge configured on eth0 that has a public ip: auto br0 iface br0 inet static address xx.xx.aa.111 netmask 255.255.255.0 network xx.xx.aa.0 broadcast xx.xx.aa.255 ...
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Can't get network bridging to work

I'm trying to make network bridging to work on a Debian squeeze (I'm experimenting in order to make a QEMU/KVM virtual machine that will be visible to the outside network as if it were a distinct ...
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Abnormally high number of safe-upgrade packages on debian squeeze

One of our webservers which is running Debian Etch Squeeze (6.0.7) and which we regularly maintain with safe-upgrades (normally it's only a few safe-upgrade packages per week) now shows an abnormally ...
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Can't deactivate volume group with 1 logical volume open (Debian Squeeze)

I keep getting this error every time I poweroff/rebbot my computer. I've everything installed on LVM except /boot. I'm worried if this will affect the data on disk. -Thanks!
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Unable to import Virtuabox VM onto Headless Server

I have a Virtual Image on my Windows Machine. I want to transfer it to my Headless Debian Server. I've installed VirtualBox on the Debian machine. On the windows machine ive exported the file as a ...
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Nagios/Icinga check of Windows disk space, wrong -l argument

I'm using NSClient++ on the Windows servers and all other checks are working fine. I'm using the default nt_check config, but these show up as "services unknown" define service{ use ...
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lxc-console only works once

I have a debian-squeeze host-system on which I have installed lxc. i created a (squeeze) container, and started it. then I'm trying to get inside the container with lxc-console. everything works fine ...
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ldapadd works, but ldapsearch doesn't (openldap)

I use just installed Debian 6 with openldap 2.4. I have CentOS box too with openldap 2.3. I make .ldif file from centOS (working configuration) box and successfully add all entries from ldif to ...
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Script to install and activate backports on debian squeeze?

I am looking for a script that would enable debian backports for debian squeeze, something that I could just run and will enable me to install new packages like a decent version of mercurial after, ...
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Can't connect to remote Xen libvirt with ssh, using virsh or virt-manager

I'm running Xen 4 on a Debian server running Squeeze (stable). I want to connect remotely over ssh using virt-manager or virsh, because I can do that on a Lenny server (oldstable). Xen is installed ...
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How do I reboot over SSH, so that fsck can be run, on a read-only file system without sudo (or root)?

I have a server in a remote location, which I think is suffering disk issues and has remounted / as read-only. My Debian (Squeeze) installation does not have a root user. I have been using sudo to ...
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Squid as Transparent Proxy Opens only https websites not normal http

I installed and configured squid proxy as transparent proxy server. when i tried using firefox the proxy server works fine and i can access both ports https and http. but when i transparnet, i can ...
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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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Spam in Apache access logs

I just booted a new, mint Debian Squeeze x64 server from my cloud hosting provider. I received by root password by email, logged in and ran the following commands: apt-get update apt-get upgrade ...
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Problems virtualizing SBS2003 server to KVM on Debian

I have a server with sbs2003. I would like to move it to another machine (linux Squeeze Debian), within a KVM virtual machine. I proceeded like this: Installed the disk2vhd.exe application on the ...
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Debian Squeeze development box cannot connect to the internet, local network does work

Good evening all, Strange situation: I work from a local development machine running apache and lighttpd in tandem. Today I tried to install curl-php5 which stated that the repository is unreachable. ...
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it is good and safe to use debian software raid?

My questions is as simple as the title: it is good and safe to use debian6 software raid? How safe it is? Can i have a software RAID configuration backup? How can i deal/recover with/from a HDD ...
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Debian Squeeze KVM - No Matter How I Setup Bridge, No Connectivity on Guest

I'm attempting to setup libvirt KVM guests on my server, and I've been messing around for two days now trying to get the guest networking working. So far, I haven't gotten anywhere. My network is ...
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Debian Squeeze Kernel

I'm running Debian Squeeze completely up to date on a machine. However when running uname I see that I'm on a very old kernel: $ uname -r 2.6.32-5-amd64 Is this normal for Debian Squeeze? Should I ...
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Apache/Zend error

I am getting this error on my proof of concept Linux box. Can anyone help this noob out? From the looks of it, Zend is the issue. I thought I installed Zend. Fatal error: Uncaught exception ...
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rkhunter error message, how to fix?

I am receiving the following errors from rkhunter. I have recently upgraded my server from lenny to squeeze and this may have caused the problem. How do I fix this or hide the error messages? ...
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GRUB is not loading - error: two disks with number 3

After rebooting my Debian 6.0 server I am getting these errors on load (captured it through kvm console): error: found two disks with number 3 error: superfluous RAID member (2 found) error: file not ...
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Install Openjdk7 on Debian Squeeze

I've got a server that's running Debian Squeeze and upgrading to Wheezy isn't an option. I need to install version 7 of the JRE as there's some bug fixes in there I require. My options are: ...
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Cron job doesn't seem to work

I scheduled a task every 5 minutes in my crontab. The task is well-scheduled by activating the cron log in rsyslog and checked that it executes as planned: - Right user - Right command Sample log ...
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debian 6 - php 5.4.1 - xdebug phpize php-config --version incorrect

I'm quite new with Linux server management and I have a linux server with the following configuration: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6 (squeeze) Release: 6.0.6 ...
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Cannot give more than 32GB of RAM to a Debian squeeze under Xen 6.1

Under XEN 6.1, I tried to give a debian squeeze VM more than 32GB of RAM. But the Xen Center gave me this: "The amount of physical memory allocated to this VM is greater than the total memory of its ...
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How to set debian with it_IT@EURO without converting the MySQL database?

I have a machine with Debian 6.0.x and MySQL Server version: 5.1.66-0 + squeeze1 (Debian). If I configure my machine with it_IT@EURO instead of en_US.UTF-8 Mysql is not happy, eg a table control / ...
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Why Monit does not work with my MySQL configuration file?

I'm using a custom configuration file for mysql in /etc/mysql/conf.d/myfile.cnf The contents of the file [client] port = 3306 socket = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock [mysqld_safe] socket ...
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Start script.py after reboot as user xy in Debian Squeeze

How can i start a python script.py after a reboot as user xy in Debian Squeeze automatically?
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NameVirtualHost *:443 has no VirtualHosts on debian squeeze

I have an Apache 2.2 server that works but I am getting the NameVirtualHost *:443 has no VirtualHosts warnings when restarting. But I do have VirtualHosts that match *:443. The system is Debian ...
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Debian Squeeze Server Can Ping IP Addresses but Not Domain Names

I just installed a server into a new open collocation facility yesterday. I installed server software today, but during the install I could not connect to any of the Debian mirrors to get software ...
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Debian 6 Synaptic Package Monitor checkboxes are acting like no software is installed

I was playing with package manager on my debian squeeze, was trying to install php 5.4 instead of php 5.3 and now it acts like everything is removed, I dont see any green "checkboxes" on already ...
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How-to configure Dell Drac5 and access to it

Help me please how to configure Dell Drac5 and How to access to it. Tried almost everything on google and still no idea, how Drac works. Will I be able to reboot my machine even without VNC or SSH ...
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Why is dash the new default shell among Debian squeeze [closed]

Can anybody tell me why Debian changed the default shell from bash to dash? I run in different issues with the new shell and I would like to understand what's the cause for this change.
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Is there a safer way to stop mysql(d)?

I'm running very hard php script on my cheap virtual machine, which has about half million page views a week so it's a bit problematic. I restart my mysql twice a day. That wouldn't be problem, but ...
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Debian date jumping, causing complete lockup

I have a Debian Squeeze VM that has suddenly chosen to jump it's date forwards just over a month, which seems to confuse it no end and cause it to require a hard reset (yikes!). There is nothing ...
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Cannot access site via IP / hostname

I am renting a VPS with Debian installed running JBoss AS6 for my web app. I recently had some problems with my DNS hosts as they messed up the A-records for my domain which caused some new A-records ...
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Debian Dmesg Error - What does this output mean regarding an outage on eth1?

The tale of the NIC that quit; I have chucked the end of dmesg output from a server into pastebin; This server (PowerEdge 1850) has two NICs, eth0 and eth1. eth1 has a couple of VLANs defined on it, ...
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root account only working in recovery mode

So I did a full system update/upgrade on my debian squeeze last night. After this was done, I did a reboot. When proptet with a terminal login screen I tried to login as root, but this failed several ...
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Purge tmp directory per user

I've created on my fresh server a directory structure like this: /home/$username/$domain/ (for example: /home/domaincom/domain.com/) - public_html - logs - conf - tmp Everything works well, but ...
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Random gigabit bandwidth with my Samba fileserver

I own a personnal Fileserver, build on an AMD X2 platform, with an intel gigabit CT network adapter, running debian 6.0. I've built a raid5 (2To x 3), shared by samba 3.5.6 From my desktop computer ...
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Upgraded to Debian 6.0.7 and server now does not boot

Today, I upgraded my Debian Squeeze installation of my vps to 6.0.7. It included a kernel upgrade, but I left the kernel upgrade last, after upgrading all the other packages first. However, now the ...
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IPv6 only works after pinging the default gateway.

We now have 2013 and I thought it is long overdue to activate IPv6 on my server. But unfortunately, I ran in some problems. To be honest I only have litte experience with IPv6 So I hope you can help ...
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preseed command string fail with newline character using virt-install initrd-inject

I am creating a new virtual machine using libvirt's virt-install command. The command pulls a local preseed file from the hypervisor using initrd-inject: virt-install \ --autostart \ --name vm1 \ ...
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How to force fsck on root filesystem on Voyage Linux

I have a Voyage Linux (a Debian derived system) computer (which is headless, ie no display). The root filesystem is marked as corrupted and there are actually some errors. I would like to fix these ...
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Debian package bigger than the source files

This might be a stupid question but I'm build a custom Debian package with the following command: dpkg-deb --build sources/ my_package.deb The sources directory is about 7MB and the resulting ...
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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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Can't reach network 192.168.100.0/24

In one of our data-centre we've a Debian machine acting as a router. From this network we cannot reach any of the machines found on 192.168.100.0/24 network. E.g The gateway on the 192.168.100.0/24 ...
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How to configure a mail server on Debian Squeeze?

How can I configure a mail server on Debian Squeeze with Postfix or Exim4 without the need to relay on another smtp server? And is it possible to add multiple email addresses for the same user? ...