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How to create a RTMP server on linux (Gentoo)

I am trying to create a RTMP server to stream video files from my Linux server to the internet/network. I have been able to successfully use ffmpeg to stream to other RTMP servers like youtube, but ...
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Run chroot's /etc/init.d on system startup?

So I have this dedicated server that is running Debian. I have an intense business need (client's requirement) that I also install Gentoo as a Chroot. I have successfully done so, but now, I am ...
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Have new files inherit their folder's extended ACLs

We are moving our web files from AFS to a local volume with the acl flag set. We use extended ACLs for our permissions so users can edit different parts of our websites. In AFS, when you create a new ...
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ping incorrectly pinging 127.0.0.1

I've got an odd DNS issue. I'm running a dual ipv4/ipv6 environment on Gentoo Linux. Pinging some sites results in ping pinging 127.0.0.1. e.g. #> ping authserver.mojang.com PING ...
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.bash_profile isn't sourced during logon

I've declared an alias in .bashrc file located in my home directory. Export of PS1 environment variable has been added to this file too. # /etc/skel/.bashrc # # This file is sourced by all ...
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gentoo bonded nics dropping packets

I have two nics bonded in gentoo, eth2 and eth3 to bond0. eth2 is connected to a different switches than eth3 for redundancy with eth2 in standby and eth3 in active mode. eth3 is running fine with no ...
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PostgreSQL 8.1 out of space and stopped, data directory is empty

I used PostgreSQL 8.1 on Gentoo/Linux 2.6.14r5. My db server's disk space looks like below: db postgresql # df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 ...
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684 views

X11 forwarding over ssh applications very slow to start

I have a server that is extremely slow (takes 3-5 minutes) at starting X11 applications over a forwarded X11 link. I have tried connecting to it with 2-3 different machines with different operating ...
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189 views

I'm stuck on choosing the right Linux bootloader for software RAID-10

I'm installing Gentoo on a SOHO server with 4 500GB Hitachi hard drives. I was able to boot from Live USB, created RAID-10 array /dev/md0 with the following command: mdadm --create /dev/md0 ...
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Gentoo maintenance [make updating]

I have installed and adjusted Gentoo distro with GNOME-3.1. To achieve this installation I had to add many-many lines to package.accept_keywords. Now (after a couple of months) I've decided to update ...
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sshd ignores authorized_keys and keeps trying authorized_keys2

I just uploaded my public key to a server, ensured permissions are right, and when i try to log it simply refuses it. after enabling loglevel DEBUG in sshd_config i get: Nov 22 06:53:36 host-1 ...
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PTY allocation request failed on channel 0 - gentoo in openvz

I keep getting PTY allocation request failed on channel 0 once I hit "some" limit, upon trying to connect with ssh or locally with vzctl enter 10x I have multiple developers accessing same test ...
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114 views

Make exim deliver deliver msgs immediately

I do this testing process with "telnet localhost 25", I send a message and it is placed to queue... I feel kindda frustrated as I've searched through many, many, many lines of exim specifications... ...
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337 views

umask is being ignored on Gentoo while creating new files

I have a server running Gentoo and hosting a drupal installation. Whenever a Drupal update is executed, the directory permissions of the updated module turn from 755 to 744 preventing the application ...
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266 views

Rackspace Linux Server Crashing

I recently made the move to The Cloud from a bare metal server for personal use and I couldn't be happier. Except for one thing: My server crashes about once a week. Rackspace has been really great ...
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maintenance/installation of ruby gems/ruby on rails on Linux in general and Gentoo

I am currently looking into Ruby/Ruby on Rails as an alternative to Python/Django. My main problem is that it is rather unclear what the best practices are when it comes to installing Ruby gems and/or ...
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243 views

Running a Gentoo distfiles caching mirror on Debian

I have a variety of Linux hosts on my office LAN. I run apt-cacher-ng on a box to cache packagae downloads for all of the Debian and Ubuntu machines on the network. We have a few Gentoo users and I ...
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Using Gentoo's `ebegin`, `eend` etc under Ubuntu

We're quite fond of the style of the ebegin, eend, eerror, eindent etc commands used by Portage and other tools on Gentoo. The green-yellow-red bullets and standard layout make for very quick spotting ...
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upgrading kernel from 2.6.27 to 2.6.32

I have an openvz server, currently running on linux-2.6.27-openvz-kiprensky.1-r1 Now, I'm upgrading server and part of the upgrade is kernel upgrade. Now, I'm offered ...
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Exim TLS and Secure SMTP

I'm in the process of converting an existing mail server to support encrypted SMTP for our clients, but I've run into this brick wall with very little useful log data to help me forward. Everything ...
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Gentoo headless server suddenly hangs and needs a reboot to recover

Recently my gentoo server began dropping all network connections. Since it's a headless server hidden in a closet I don't have any other means of logging on, so I'm unable to get in when this happens. ...
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Is it possible to create and setup a virtual machine from command line?

I currently have a dedicated server running Gentoo Linux with only an SSH access and I was wondering if it's possible to create and setup a virtual machine from command line using VirtualBox ? (Like ...
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PHP Threading on Gentoo

PHP on Gentoo supports the threads USE flag. As far as I know, PHP does not support true threading; I am only aware of the ability to fork using pcntl_fork(), but this functionality is provided by the ...
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PHP only loads extension if apc.so is located in my www folder

This is pretty strange situation I am getting. I have installed apc (with ./configure and make) on my LAMP gentoo with PHP 5.2. To get apc loaded i need to place apc.so in my www php directory ...
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Failed installing APC?

I am trying to install APC on a gentoo with php 5.2 Here teh full command i Lanched: mkdir /home/APC-php cd /home/APC-php wget http://pecl.php.net/get/APC tar -xzvf APC cd APC-3.1.9 ...
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687 views

Distribution/setup for shared web hosting

I'm currently administrating a Gentoo server hosting a few dozen websites for friends and people with common interests. I may be moving to a new server soon, and with that comes the possibility to ...
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355 views

“Crashed” for init script

After moving to new baselayout2 in gentoo I always have rtorrentd [ crashed ] even though it runs in screen with no issues. Here are the conf.d: # Owner of ...
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Vsftpd crashes if I add anon_root directive

Here is a full config : anonymous_enable=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 anon_upload_enable=YES anon_mkdir_write_enable=YES xferlog_enable=YES connect_from_port_20=YES ...
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apxs error: gcc: no suchf file or directory

i am trying to install mod_xsendfile to my gentoo server. I did: cd /usr/local/apache/bin ./apxs -cia /mod_xsendfile.c and doenst' work. it says: gcc: /mod_sendfile.c: No such file or directory ...
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Linux's best filesystem to work with 10000's of files without overloading the system I/O

It is known that certain AMD64 Linuxes are subject of being unresponsive under heavy disk I/O (see Gentoo forums: AMD64 system slow/unresponsive during disk access (Part 2)), unfortunately have such ...
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How to emerge different versions , ebuilds of php

I'm trying to compile a lower version of php (5.2) as gentoo is selecting 5.3 and i'm having some coding issues with the new version nano /etc/portage/package.use =dev-lang/php-5.2.14 ~amd64 still ...
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how can I figure out how much a server will “take” until it goes unresponsive

I have a problem that probably MANY people have, and it's servers that are going "unresponsive" over the time The problem: HOW can I figure it out how much a server can handle, I never did studies on ...
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Apache 2.2.16 + PHP 5.2.14 sometimes causes Apache to not stop properly

Sometimes, Apache decides not to shut down nicely. killall apache2 or kill -9 (apache2 PID here) shuts it down so that it can actually start back up without the port being in use. Other posts seem to ...
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Help to modify an ebuild on Gentoo

This is my first time using Gentoo and I am quite lost. I want to install Nginx. The current ebuild does not have support for limitproxy http://nginxlimitproxy.sourceforge.net I can see I have to ...
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Monitoring HP and Dell hardware in Gentoo

I'm working in an environment that features a large number of Gentoo servers running on HP ProLiant and Dell PowerEdge equipment. While I've moved some of these systems to RedHat or CentOS for ...
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Installing mod_proxy for apache on Gentoo

I just switched over to working with a gentoo server, and am having problems installing apache with mod_proxy. I've gone over many of the documents for using the USE command but haven't figured out ...
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378 views

Postgresql migration disaster?

I am running Gentoo. I upgraded from Postgresql 8.2.7 to 9.0.1. Somewhere in the upgrade process, the old Postgresql got unmerged unstead of getting slotted, so it's gone. The old version is also gone ...
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Why is my filesystem being mounted read-only in linux?

I am trying to set up a small linux system based on Gentoo on a VirtualBox machine, as a step towards deploying the same system onto a low-spec Single Board Computer. For some reason, my filesystem is ...
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1answer
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Can Jdownloader be installed into text mode in linux without X11?

I'm insterested into installing Jdownloader into text mode in linux, i want to use the api it has to control the downloads from a web application Do you guys think that's possible in gentoo? if so , ...
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Running a binary executable as an auto-starting service on Gentoo

I have a Gentoo box on Linode and couldn't get to install MongoDB thorough Portage, so I'm running the static binary I downloaded from the website. How do I make it run as a service, and how do I ...
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Best linux distribution for Java build server &

we are trying to setup a build server for building our Java projects. Following software will be installed: * Subversion * Jira/Confluence/Crucible/Fisheye ... * Bamboo (continuous integration ...
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RAID FS detection at boot time

An excerpt from dmesg: md: Autodetecting RAID arrays. md: Scanned 2 and added 2 devices. md: autorun ... md: considering sdb1 ... md: adding sdb1 ... md: adding sda1 ... md: created md1 md: ...
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Linux boot on a raid1 software raid?

I am trying to convert my single disk boot to a raid1 boot So far here is what i have: I sucessfully create the raid 1 as degraded with the new drive alone, I copied all the data on it I can mount ...
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Using gentoo, how does one stick -9999 ebuild to a specific svn revision?

As an example given the django-9999 ebuild, to match a developer's environment I need to checkout R12120 from trunk. Installing Django manually is not an option due to package management reasons. But ...
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Linux bridging not forwarding packets

I am trying to set up a Linux bridge with 2 ethernet interfaces and cannot get it to work correctly. I am using Gentoo Linux and thought it would be quite easy but I end up having trouble getting ...
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Monitor dual intel xeon cpu load?

I have a Dell 1950 Poweredge server with two Quad Core Intel Xeon 2.33 GHZ and 16 GB of RAM under Gentoo Linux. I'm running heavy calculation task which I don't know how they were implemented ... Top ...
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358 views

Centralize authentication and user's home folder

We have about 7 Linux servers and from time to time we setup a new one... For each new install we have to create the same users and ask them to change their default passwords to new ones ... Plus for ...
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3answers
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Gentoo Portage, why PostgreSQL 8.4 is named as postgresql-base?

Where does the -base come from? Why the word base, as version 8.1 is simply named postgresql.
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Isn't /etc/profile supposed to be sourced at least once under a graphical linux environment?

Using Gentoo and KDE 4, opening Konsole or xterm doesn't provide defined stuff in /etc/profile. This file is normally sourced by a login shell, but what can be considered as a login shell in a ...
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fail2ban Error Gentoo

I've recently setup a new VPS running Gentoo (My first time using the distro so please forgive me is this is a really easy one) and as I've done with other servers installed fail2ban. Setting it up to ...