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Bootstrap a debian build environment and build source packages with no root privileges

On debian squeeze, I am trying to do the following : fetch sources package from the wheezy source repository bootstrap a squeeze chroot for several architectures build the packages for several ...
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Use apt-get source on a debian repo without using /etc/apt/source.list

I'm trying to use apt-get source as a regular user on a debian squeeze system. I want to retrieve the sources for cyrus-imapd-2.4 from the testing/wheezy repository. apt-get source works without ...
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messed up my server during upgrade lenny -> squeeze. Any hope?

The server is hosted by vpslink and running inside a xen-environment. During the upgrade somehow, besides other things, /dev/urandom got messed up, so I can't login via ssh because opensshd can't ...
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Jail PHP to OpenBasedir or Document Root Debian

I have a VServer running with Debian Squeeze Debian Squeeze / Apache2 / FastCGI / MySQL / Froxlor. The administration of Customers, Domains and FTP Accounts are performed using Froxlor. Following ...
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Un-readable core dump after segmentation fault

I have the following problem on my LAMP(hp) stack, from time to time I get Segmentation fault. So I made core dump in my Debian Squeeze and I hoped that it will tell me something, but it tells me ...
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Debian keyring error: “No keyring installed”

I have a Debian Squeeze EC2 AMI. On booting up an instance with it and trying to install packages with apt-get I get errors saying there is no keyring installed. Here is the error with apt-get update: ...
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Disabling IRQ#16 when removing DVI cable [closed]

I have a computer running with a Blackmagic Decklink card and a usbscreen. The problem i'm having is somethimes a irq conflict occurs and the OS disables irq16 witch both the decklink card and the usb ...
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Python version mismatch, expected '2.6.5+', found '2.6.6'

I have this error that comes up every time I do an apache2 restart and am just wondering if anyone can shed some light on the issue. Is it something I even need to worry about at all? I have had it ...
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why installing mysql-server wants to remove sysvinit

I want to install mysql-server-5.5 in a new Debian Squeeze installation, but when I start to install it I get a warning that I don't see as being a requirement: WARNING: The following essential ...
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Chef-Server fails startup

I've installed chef-server from the chef apt repository using these instructions and everything seems to work until I try to start chef-server. I'm running Debian Squeeze in a Linux container (LXC). ...
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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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NFS-Root not working when booting over PXE

I am desperately trying to get a diskless client running over PXE-Boot using a NFS-Share as a root file system. I did this before some years ago but for some reason I am stucked at this since days. ...
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Xen PV packet loss [closed]

I'm having some serious issues with packetloss with one of my servers. This server is a somewhat old (P4-era) machine running Debian Squeeze and Xen 4.0. There are two domUs running on it (both also ...
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Linux- Is an MTA required?

My VPS image (Debian 6) comes pre-installed with sendmail as the MTA. I will use this server as a web server, and maybe other usages but not as a mail server. I want to remove as many unneeded ...
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Mediawiki create user error after migration [closed]

So I had a mediawiki installed on windows with MySQL (running on AWS RDS). I've since moved it to a debian server for various reasons, but I think I've messed up the database because of the different ...
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How to set up Logwatch to receive high level messages immediately?

I have set up Logwatch on my (Debian) system. Mailing etc works well. What I would like to is to get a daily report of the system once a day And; To receive any high level (failed login attempts, ...
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How can an RSA key be placed in a “non-folder”?

I lack a lot of knowledge regarding the subject so please excuse me if my question is very ignorant. I just started out with RSA key authentication to my test-server. It did not work at the beginning ...
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For an Amazon EC2 instance how can I partition /dev/xvda2 into two parts?

We are using Amazon c1.medium instances which come with 350GB of ephemeral storage that is mounted as /dev/xvda2 on our Debian images. We need this to be partitioned into two parts, one of which is 80 ...
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Apache2 VirtualHost on Debian not working

I am having some problems with Apache2 configuration. I have already tried to look for documentation on the web (Apache's site, Debian's site, here on serverfault, etc), but nothing really helps. I ...
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How important is it to keep size of log files down?

I have a LAMP server where logrotate does its job once per week, and I notice some logs tend to get quite large. For example, the apache access-log is 73MB. Is it better that I tell logrotate to ...
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Permanently change hostname of Debian Squeeze virtual server

I have a virtual server running Debian Squeeze. I can change the hostname by running the hostname new.host.name command or by editing /etc/hostname and then running /etc/init.d/hostname.sh, but after ...
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Apache 2.2 + mod_fcgid + PHP 5.4: (104) Connection reset by peer

On a Debian 6 VPS, I'm running PHP 5.4 via mod_fcgid on a couple of different virtual hosts, managed by Virtualmin GPL. At random, I get 500 Internal Server Errors; restarting Apache brings everything ...
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Debugging slow Bugzilla form submission on Debian Squeeze

I'm running 64-bit Debian Squeeze and I've installed bugzilla from the repositories. This action has auto-configured and installed: Bugzilla 3.6.2.0-4.5 MySQL Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.63 Apache ...
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Pull php5 from DotDeb and ignore others packages

I have Debian squeeze installed and this is my /etc/apt/sources.list file: # Debian packages for stable deb http://ftp.lug.ro/debian/ stable main contrib non-free # Security updates for stable deb ...
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Using Dell omconfig with Vyatta

We are running Vyatta Core 6.2, based on Debian Squeeze, on a Dell R710 server. I came across these instructions to install the command line Dell Management utilities: ...
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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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Error authenticating git repository with Redmine

I've setup Redmine 2.1 on my Debian Squeeze server following this Tutorial HowTo configure Redmine for advanced git integration (I tried to use the grack path). Redmine server is running properly, but ...
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modprobe not found at all

I know that a lot of people had problems finding modprobe which was mostely due to an unconfigured $PATH. This time however I logged into a machine (Linux mymachine 2.6.32-6-pve #1 SMP Mon Jan 23 ...
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after redmine install i see only the filesystem

After installing redmine, I can only access the filesystem! I reinstalled redmine 2-3 times in different ways. Used these "how to"s: 1, 2, 3 the webserver of 10.0.0.14 is going to be behind a ...
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How to run .ova appliance on Debian Squeeze XEN host?

I have a virtual appliance in a .ova format, but I need to run it on a XEN host. Xen host is running Debian Squeeze. How can I do that?
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Disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5

I want to disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5. In many other posts I have seen setting the parameter net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf should disable it. I've ...
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reset locale in debian under Squeeze

I have problems with locale in debian. I tried many thing but it doesn't anything for me : locale -a locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory C POSIX en_US.utf8 I try ...
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How to install package version that was removed from backports?

There is only one version of the libreoffice package in Debian Squeeze Backports: apt-cache madison libreoffice libreoffice | 1:3.5.4-7~bpo60+1 | http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports/ ...
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Setting up bind9 9.7.3 logging: no size limitation, no file swapping

bind is configured to limit the log file size to 2m and to add up to 3 versions of the log files. During the testing of this bind server, is has occured that bind does not stop logging if the file ...
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Debian squeeze server hangs when accessing md raid 5 over network

My debian squeeze server ha begin to hang/freeze when I try to access my md raid 5 over network (via samba or afp/netatalk). This behavior started when I installed netatalk, libgcrypt11 from wheezy. ...
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ps -o pcpu on Debian Squeeze is giving meaningless numbers

I'm trying to get the CPU percentage for processes on a busy server out of ps, but it's giving me nonsensical numbers. Here's a truncated example: $ ps -eo pcpu,pid | sort -n %CPU PID ... 36.5 ...
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Debian 6 Server Enabling Remote Desktop [closed]

I am currently running a web server on Debian 6 without a GUI. I connect to the server through SSH using putty from my Windows desktop. When managing Windows systems we use RDP to connect remotely, so ...
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Debian 6 (Ruby on Rails + MYSQL)Server Enabling Light Weight GUI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GUI tools to administer Linux Box I am new to Linux server, i am currently using debian 6 , as for my knowledge i know gnome,kde stuff for gui's available, but is there ...
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Do I need to update some of my Debian Squeeze software?

I have installed Debian 6, and LAMP stack from squeeze repository (default). After upgrading Apache 2.2.16 from unstable repository to 2.2.22, thanks to this post - how to upgrade already installed ...
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How to set up Dell OMSA tools on Debian 6 (Squeeze) (PE2950)

I assume I have set up them up incorrectly or am missing a library or dependency. When I log into the OMSA web interface I can't see anything Also, omreport tells me nothing; root@box:~# omreport ...
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Why Is PHP-FPM Only Using One Process?

Looking at my PHP-FPM stats page, it looks like only one process is handling all of the connections right now. My guess is that requests are being executed so quickly, thus far, that it doesn't need ...
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How to install pip/easy_install on debian 6 for python3.2

I'm trying to install pip or setup tools form python 3.2 in debian 6. First case: apt-get install python3-pip...OK python3 easy_install.py webob Searching for webob Reading ...
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Debian virtual server hangs on reboot, need help debugging

I'm admin of a Debian 6 virtual server. I've been trying to diagnose this problem for a while but haven't gotten anything. The server hangs every time I want to reboot it. All services seem to be ...
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PAM Errors in auth.log [Debian Squeeze]

Based on the the Securing Debian article on debian.org, I added the following to /etc/pam.d/other. auth required pam_securetty.so auth required pam_unix_auth.so auth required ...
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Backup broken PostgreSQL 8.4 without pg_dump

So. I have a problem. PostgreSQL 8.4 won't start or restart without any output given. But it worked for 3 monthes until hosting provider doesn't rebooted server. Now it is completly broken. It wan't ...
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Installing a Ruby On Rails Application (fedena) on an ISPCONFIG 3 site

I have a debian squeeze box running ispconfig 3. I am trying to install an application made in ruby on rails Project Fedena Install. According to that installation, it looks like it will only work if ...
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debian what's “-” process to listening on port 48296 to all ip? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: netstat shows a listening port with no pid but lsof does not when i execute netstat -lntp in my server debian squeeze, i see one strange process... named - without pid, ...
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Nagios+NGiNX “Primary script unknown” Error

I'm trying to get Nagios setup on NGiNX using PHP-FPM. I installed fcgiwrap and and I'm able to execute a Perl script from the cgi-bin folder, but when I try to access Nagios, I get the following ...
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Syslog produces hundreds of lines

I have recently been "promoted" to lab admin, as I have the most experience with linux. My logcheck keeps sending me emails with hundreds of lines stemming from my syslog file. It repeats itself over, ...
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How to get rid of “Could not connect to database” with Linux and libnss-pgsql2?

I use libnss-pgsql2 in order to have virtual system users stored in a PostgreSQL database. The virtual users in the database work just fine. They can log in. I can see their uid, gid, groups via the ...