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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...
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Is it possible to assign a nice and ionice priority to all scripts executed by cron daemon?

To be a bit more concrete: I have a Debian Squeeze Linux machine with a web application that should become available all over the planet. Until now I had a bunch of resource consuming cronjobs each ...
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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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how to know what crontab is going to do

Somehow the stuff i wrote in the crontab is now working as i wish. To be more exactly, i think it is not executing my commands. So now i would like to know if there is a way to get a plan what ...
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Services decide to shutdown from time to time

I've a debian squeeze server with nginx, php5-fpm and mysql. All this services from some point started to shutdown at random time. And they not seem to crash or something, syslog: Feb 14 14:02:14 xxx ...
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How to install packages with APT without user interaction?

I have a script that downloads and replaces kernel headers in Debian squeeze. function fixHeaders(){ #Replace the kernel headers from OVH with standard kernel headers... aptitude -y install ...
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Forward traffic from IP6 to IP4

On my debian6 server is a process that only listen on IPv6 but I also need to listen on IPv4. It seems the program is IPv6 only. Is there a way to route the traffic fom IPv6 to IPv4 on the same host ? ...
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Unable to install rsync on mycloud.rackspace.com

I'd like to install rsync to do daily backups of my client's server account, which was recently migrated to mycloud.rackspace.com. Rackspace does have a tutorial implying it can be installed in the ...
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Is there any way to mask the INBOX label for Dovecot 1.2x Shared Mailboxes?

I'm setting up a new Dovecot sever to replace an old Cyrus server, and need to keep things as consistent as possible. I have a couple local accounts, like junkmail and notjunkmail that users get ...
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crons are not working, but scripts are… any idea what is it?

I checked on internet , this might be a common problem, but I dont know how to solve it, all things that they said are not my case... The cron is running, I checked, still, I have no log files (at ...
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How to determine which SSL library MySQL is using?

My Debian squeeze server is running mysqld version 5.1. How do I determine if the SSL libraries it is using are OpenSSL or yaSSL? (I am pretty sure this MySQL supports SSL as the User table has 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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SSHd not logging Failed publickey attempts

On Debian Squeeze I have sshd set up to not permit password logins and require key based authentication. I notice that when I attempt to log in from the WAN into my box with a bad SSH key, I do not ...
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Do some debian builds not have lsb_release?

A .deb package I am releasing expects that it can call lsb_release. One customer using Debian 6.0.5 indicated that the lsb_release command (even in the terminal) produces a command not found error. ...
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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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Debian server, Workbench client or server side?

We have a server running Debian squeeze with mysql and until now we manage the db through phpMyAdmin. In this question I was told that Workbench represents a better choice than PMA in terms of ...
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Debian squeeze without xorg? [closed]

I'd like to install a small Debian server (as a template), which contains only the necessary packages. Even though I select only the ssh server and the Standard utilities at the software selection ...
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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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Apache2+PHP fopen() permisson

Intro: I am sorry to be asking for help when there's loads of that on the internet, however I'm not Linux savvy. Problem: I've installed apache2 and PHP5 under debian, and uses of PHP fopen() ...
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Install Ruby and Rails on Debian Squeeze

We have a Linux (Debian Squeeze) server in production, currently running apps on a LAMP stack. I now need to bring over an existing RoR app from a different server onto this new server and get it ...
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Bind9 getting out-of-zone warning on forward address

I've searched for hours after hours finding similar errors in almost all relevant forum sites on the web and none have helped me resolve my problem. At the moment I'm running Debian 6.0.6 with Bind ...
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Online resize logicaldrive on Smart Array P410i

On my HP Proliant server I have hot added 2 extra drives. To expand the current raid 1 array I used the following commands: hpacucli ctrl slot=0 logicaldrive 1 modify raid=1+0 hpacucli ctrl slot=0 ld ...
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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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preseeding locales in debian

I am trying to use debconf to preseed the values for the locales package in Debian squeeze, so that I can reconfigure it non-interactively to, e.g., generate all locales. I extract the right selection ...
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Passwordless SSH Full Disk Encryption

Is it possible on Linux (Debian 6) to use full disk encryption and passwordless SSH? From what I can tell, you can encrypt a /home folder and use symbolic links to authorized_keys to make ...
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Make Apache2 skip problematic configs?

Is there a way to make Apache2 skip configuration files or segments if they lead to errors? For example, if I have specified a <VirtualHost></> but the defined path doesn't exist anymore. ...
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How do you set up RAID1 with both disks bootable on Debian/Ubuntu?

In Debian 6, new installation, what is the recommended way of setting up a software RAID1 array so that the system is bootable from both disks? I have heard that people that don't know what they are ...
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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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Disable IPv6 router learning and auto configuration of Global address

I am using Debian 6.0.6, My ISP is IPv6 enabled and gave me one /64 ip address for my server, say, 24XX:XXXX::41/64. I have configured this IP address, netmask and want to statically set the router ...
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Error in invoking javac - Debian Squeeze

I am trying to solve this issue: PWC6345: There is an error in invoking javac. A full JDK (not just JRE) is required We have a third-party Java app that uses a Jetty server but looks like either the ...
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sshd ignores match block

I have the problem that sshd somehow ignores a match block. The configuration of sshd is kind of basic. You can find it here: http://pastebin.com/bNUYhQnx My goal is that every user except root ...
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Debian Squeeze upgrade and SSH lockout

I've just did a "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" on my Debian 6 server, restarted the virtual machine and now I'm locked out. SSH connection closes immediately after login. I have no ...
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Does iptables mangle table on debian squeeze have limitations on number of rules?

I'm running Proxmox 2.2 (Debian squeeze 2.6.32-11-pve) Currently, I've added about 60 rules to iptables mangle table for blocking attacks. but when I try to add a new rule, the server stops working ...
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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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dotdeb conflicts

I'm trying to reinstall my php but on upgrade I'm getting the following The following packages have unmet dependencies: php5-mysql : Conflicts: php5-mysqlnd but 5.4.9-1~dotdeb.0 is to be installed ...
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Linux FTP to Windows Share [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server setup with DFS to another Windows server. I created a namespace called Linux with a folder called ClientFTP. Files added to the folder sync with both servers. Great. I ...
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Runing perl Script using root cron told me “access denied”

This comes from here Now it runs, but when i run it using the root crontab, it told me: *tail: /var/log/backupeitor.log: file truncated /bin/sh: /home/backup/scripts/backupeitor.pl: Permission ...
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How to update debian dns server? New VM with same hostname as old VM

We run several linux VM's on our Hyper-V cluster. Our old IT manager configured the dns server to resolve the url 'devlabs.ourdomain.com' to a debian squeeze apache webserver hosted on the hyper v ...
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Why does unpartitioned Hitachi HDS5C3020 drive start consuming 50% more power 15 minutes after boot?

In a Debian 6.0.6 system there are 74 pieces of 2TB Toshiba DT01ABA200 drives. These drives are identified as Hitachi HDS5C3020BLE630 drives running firmware revision MZ4OAAB0. 64 Drives attached via ...