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Using Puppet to manage shell commands

For example lets attempt to let Puppet install the opengeo-suite. To do something like wget -qO- http://apt.opengeo.org/gpg.key | apt-key add - echo "deb http://apt.opengeo.org/suite/v3/ubuntu lucid ...
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I want to deploy my php based web application with apache-ant. How can I do that?

I googled it. But unfortunately did not get the specific answer. I am a fan of command line and typing. So now, I want to deploy my php based web application with apache-ant. How can I do that? Also I ...
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Is it possible to use preseed/url with authentication?

We are using a preseed.cfg via preseed/url to automate system deployment/configuration. The preseed files are kept in source control (Subversion). This makes them readily available via HTTP, with ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 doesn't load after installation

I installed Ubuntu server from USB stick, installation went fine, but when i'm trying to boot it nothing happens, no error messages, no blinking cursor, monitor just reports "no signal". The weird ...
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How to easily administer 5-12 computers with ubuntu?

I've been asked to provide a small business with an infrastructure similar to what you would find in larger companies for a minimum price (i.e. my services and that's it, they do not wish to pay for ...
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Permissions in a multiuser Linux environment

This question has been asked many times, but I haven't found a solution for this type of permission. I have a VPS with multiple websites in chroot, each one running with a unique user, without root ...
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error deploying app with Vlad, running a sudo command, to Ubuntu server

I'm a n00b when it comes to ssh, sudo and other unix things... so bear with me, here. i've got a rails website set up and deploying with vlad via ssh already. this works fine. now i need to have my ...
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1answer
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How can I re-install live production server with minimal downtime?

I need to reinstall Ubuntu Server running on VMWare VPS. The simplest way would certainly be to make a fresh install from mini ISO. But it's a production server and I can't afford an hour or more of ...
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Ubuntu Deployment Toolkit

We have been successfully and happily using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit to perform our Windows desktop installations. We also have an every-growing set of Ubuntu desktops that we would like to ...
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Best way to deploy ubuntu onto 100s of laptops?

I'm deploying a few hundred laptops next year. I want them to be dual boot machines, and have the windows side of things worked out using sysprep. For the second OS I want to use Ubuntu, but am ...
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Are there any critical reasons why one could not use ubuntu as a server platform?

We were using Lenny. ( Well Sid, really ). Had to do that for development. I upgraded my server with ubuntu 10.04, for a different project. Noticed the packages. Wearing my developer hat, it's a no ...
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Is it sane to run a web-app framework from SVN?

I'm looking at Django[http://www.djangoproject.com/], and the entire system appears to favor deployment via SVN. Documentation warns you when you're not reading from SVN trunk; and people in #django ...
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Proper manual deployment of a Java Application Server on Ubuntu Server 8.10 - Linux

I am currently preparing to deploy a JBoss AS into production for the first time. My Linux distribution is Ubuntu Server 8.10 . My original plan was to use aptitude to install JBoss. Currently ...
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Ubuntu server deployment

What's the best way to automate Ubuntu Server deployments? I saw that someone is porting Kickstart to Ubuntu, but it didn't look very complete.