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Securing MySQL debian-sys-maint

With a fresh (but old) install of Ubuntu and MySQL, I found I could access the MySQL via command line client without being asked for any user or password. This bothered me as the default situation, ...
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not foundt/rcS: , apache not serving files

I initially was having problems with the server time. I disabled UTC time by modifying rcS. I downloaded the file (I should have just edited it in hindsight), changed: UTC=no I uploaded the file. ...
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How to include Debian repository from different architecture

I am running AMD64 Debian. I need to install software from external vendor which supports i386 architecture only. While I can add their repository to sources.list, those i386 packages do not appear ...
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Debian - Secure system from current administrator

I am the Network and Systems Administrator in an organization of just under 500 users. We have a number of Windows Servers, and that is certainly my area of expertise. We also have a very small ...
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What is the debian-sys-maint MySQL user (and more)?

I have been bitten several times by the 'debian-sys-maint' user that is installed by default on the mysql-server packages installed from the Ubuntu repositories. Generally what happens is I pull a ...