I'm using puppet to admin a cluster of debian servers. I need to change the timezone of each machine on the cluster. The proper debian way to do this is to use dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. But I can ...
Greetings again. I am about do move a server from one Ubuntu box to another. I'm not cloning the old box to the new; I'm creating a new system and will move data as needed. I want to install all the ...
I would like to be able to view the scripts/triggers associated with a package due for upgrade so that I can tell, for example, whether it will result in the web server being restarted. I can't find ...
I tried to use this: aptitude remove denyhosts And it seemed successfully but after a reboot after I use: ps aux | grep "denyhosts" I see denyhosts is still loaded after startup. So what am I ...
I fixed a permissin problem for nagios like discribed here. The command was: sudo dpkg-statoverride --update --add nagios www-data 2710 /var/lib/nagios3/rw sudo dpkg-statoverride --update --add ...
How do I get a list of files that were or will-be installed when I apt-get a package? Conversely, can I find what package(s) caused a particular file to be installed?
I have a debian (well technically ubuntu) source package, i.e. the .dsc, the .tar.gz, etc., I want to build this. The dpkg-buildpackage fails, since I don't have all the build dependencies. Normally ...