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Can't update scala on Gentoo

As I wanted to test Scala 2.9.2 on my gentoo system I tried updated the package but ended up with this error. I can't figure out where the problem may be: Calculating dependencies ...... done! >&...
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Install two MTAs on Gentoo

Im migrating my Qmail/Vpopmail Install to MySQL/Postfix and want to test Postfix on different Ports than the current qmail Installation and bit by bit merge the config and Database - is there any way ...
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How to use postfix to carbon copy HP ePrint [closed]

I'd like to print using ePrint using a local e-mail (or alias) like printer@example.com instead of myprinter@hpeprint.com. For what I've already played with the ePrint service from HP, the service won'...
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Reverse DNS Resolve for MX record

I've two servers running, one is a webserver and it's A record on my (external) DNS provider is in the form of: example.com in A XXX.XX.XXX.171 The other is a mailserver and it's A record is in the ...
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Crossplatform “jail” for an application

We currently have a variety of systems (Linux, Solarix, *BSD, HP-UX ...) on which we are not allowed to install anything into / (but I have root access. That's strange, I know). But we'd like to run ...
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Monit won't run

I have two identical EC2 instances (the second is a replica of the first), running Gentoo. The first instance has monit running which monitors a single process and some system resources and functions ...
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Registering publicly Mail server and Web server in a free dns server

I'm trying to host the e-mails and the site of our company into our private server. I've already followed the Gentoo Virtual Mailhosting System with Postfix Guide and my mail server is working (...
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Virtualenv: Install python-ldap on gentoo

I'm trying to install python-ldap on a Gentoo Server. It is running a Django application which I want to use LDAP Auth. Im using virtualenv to manage my python dependencies. I can't install python-...
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Execute specific bash script on Gentoo Linux startup

I own a VDS running Gentoo Linux and I am curious about how to execute specific bash script at startup of my VDS. I just want to startup apache2 at boot time and run two thin instances.
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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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nginx + uwsgi: — unavailable modifier requested: 0 --?

I'm following this to install and configure Nginx, uWSGI, and Django on Gentoo. Everything looks good until the last step: Nginx returns the 502 Bad Gateway error and the following appears in the ...
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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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Why does nginx 1.0.0 appear to not use the kernels open file cache on Gentoo? (high iowait)

free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 7996 2043 5952 0 73 140 -/+ buffers/cache: 1830 6165 ...
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xvd device support with Gentoo running in Xen HVM guest

I'm trying to install Gentoo into a Xen HVM guest. Everything went fine with the install up to the point where you do the grub-install. Apparently, grub does not know about block devices labeled "...
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I am unable to connect to my netbook from any machine on my network until the netbook has pinged it

I have a rather strange issue with my netbook on my local network. When trying to connect to it in any way from a remote system it does not appear to find it. However if I get the netbook to ping the ...
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Ubuntu VM in Vmware running on top of Gentoo [closed]

I want to know if the following architechture is possible and if so, what is the best way to implement it? : A dedicated server running a linux gentoo distribution on top of which I want to install a ...
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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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configure that /etc/resolv.conf won't be modified after restart

I have Gentoo Linux amd64 installed on one of my computers. I have a static IP configured at /etc/conf.d/net: auto_eth0="true" config_eth0="192.168.1.2/24" routes_eth0="default via 192.168.1.1" ...
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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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elasticsearch service wrapper on gentoo

I have elasticsearch installed and working in /opt/elasticsearch. I want to install a service wrapper for it to start/stop/restart it as a service. Elasticsearch recommends using java-service-wrapper: ...
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Where does gentoo store mongodb.conf? Want to change dbpath location

This may seem like an innocent enough question, but I can't for the life of me figure out where gentoo puts mongodb.conf after installation from portage. The documentation says to look under /etc/, ...
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Postgresql won't start, “Socket conflict”

I have a problem starting Postgresql on Gentoo. $ /etc/init.d/postgresql-9.1 start * Socket conflict. * A server is already listening on: * /var/run/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432 * HINT: Change ...
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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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light web server to run on vps

Has anyone tried to build a really light server that uses the least amount of space and memory, while giving high performance? I would assume that linux kernel can be configured to keep only ...
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Monit not restarting service

I have a node.js script I want to daemonize on a Funtoo system (I tagged as Gentoo, since I don't think there's anything really specific to Funtoo in here vs Gentoo), and I do this with the following ...
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Translating debian network configuration to gentoo

I just got rid off Debian on my VPS (OpenVZ) and installed Gentoo on it, however it is a plain Gentoo image without further configuration, i.e. no working network. I'm not familiar with Debian and ...
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Installing Gentoo on windows7 [closed]

Hi this is gonna be a very basic and naive question to many of you, but please answer. I am trying to install Gentoo from a live CD on my computer which already has windows 7 on it. I have ...
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Bad certificate error with RabbitMQ using SSL

I am trying to get RabbitMQ working with SSL on a couple of Gentoo servers. I get the following error in /var/log/rabbitmq/rabbit@...log when I try to connect to the management console using https: ...
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How do I upgrade Django 1.3.1 to 1.4? Any tips, tutorials, or warnings?

Django 1.4 was recently released. Almost all the information about Django 1.4 is in the release note, but I didn't see anything about how to upgrade. Should I just remove the django folder inside ...
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Relabeling of filesystems (SELinux) fails

After compiling the policy modules and re-compiling my core packages (Gentoo 32bit) I wanted to relabel the filesystems (via rlpkg -a -r) and packages but I get these error messages: Relabeling ...
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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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SELinux AVC denies at boot

My Gentoo box is running Gentoo Hardened/SELinux (32bit), I followed the Gentoo Hardened Guide to install it and the machine doesn't boot. Here is an extract from dmesg: Mar 12 19:15:04 ...
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Move an existing RAID 5 array from Ubuntu to Gentoo

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu machine with a 4-disk RAID 5 using software raid (md). I've been able to boot an Ubuntu LiveCD and recognize the array with a simple mdadm -A /dev/md0. It was easy to mount ...
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Django error saying “could not connect to server: Permission denied”

I am getting an error trying to visit my Django app. I am running Gentoo and the web server is Apache with the mod_wsgi module to display Django. The error says OperationalError at /admin/ could not ...
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Enabling mod_wsgi in Apache for a Django app on Gentoo

I installed Apache, Django, and mod_wsgi on Gentoo using emerge (on Amazon EC2). I know that the mod_wsgi is configured in /etc/apache2/modules.d/70_mod_wsgi.conf: <IfDefine WSGI> LoadModule ...
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SSH timing out to a Gentoo AMI (Amazon EC2)

I created a new instance of a Gentoo AMI (Gentoo_64-bit-EBS-2012-03-02-07-39-15 (ami-6ab26f03)). Both Status Checks passed (both system and instance reachability passed). I know the Key Pair Name is ...
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Graphite not running

I'm currently trying to install graphite 0.9.9 on a gentoo box using these instructions from the graphite wiki. Essentially, it fronts graphite using apache and mod_wsgi. Everything seems to have ...
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Attempting to DNS resolve / relay an IPv6 address for a host

I have a network switch doing IPv6 DNS relay to a Linux box (3.0.4-gentoo #7). The packets (DNS request) are arriving fine at the Linux box. Where I'm stuck now is how to resolve those, either by ...
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mod_rails. Apache + Nginx. After installing passenger Apache doesn't start

I've installed Nginx for optimizing the speed of Apache requests. For some weeks everything was fine, all my sites had started to fly indeed. BUT, I've decided to install passenger, and has broken my ...
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Default Apache2 installation layout on Gentoo and LinuxMint installs

I have a perl website that I am trying to set up on my local LinuxMint install. All the configuration files are in the mercurial repository, however the layout for the Apache2 configuration in Gentoo (...
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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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Cannot load Memcached in PHP on Gentoo

I am using Gentoo Base System release 2.0.3, apache-2.2.21-r1, php 5.3.8-pl0 and memcached-1.4.5. I have done the following: emerge dev-php/pecl-memcache emerge dev-php/pecl-memcached emerge dev-...
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Amazon EC2 t1.micro + nginx + php-fpm = somtimes dead slow

First something about the infrastructure: We have migrated one of our backend/admin servers to amazon. The applications on this server are only used sporadically (max. 10 parallel users). We are ...
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Symfony2 app in subdirectory nginx

I'm trying to setup a symfony2 app in a subdirectory of our Server Webserver: nginx 1.1.6 + php fpm OS: gentoo my target is to get the app working from a subdirectory subdomain.xy.domain.tld/tool ...
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Gentoo emerge from a list with USE flags and specific version

I've got a list of packages from a Gentoo server, like that: [...snip...] media-libs/libsdl-1.2.13 -X -aalib -alsa -arts -custom-cflags -dga -directfb -esd -fbcon -ggi -libcaca -nas -noaudio -...
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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 linux-2.6.32-openvz-feoktistov....
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APC installed but not running on Gentoo

EDIT: i've reinstalled with Ubuntu server and it's not working as it should. Was never comfortable with Gentoo anyway ;) I'm a Gentoo noob so please be gentle :) I'm trying to install APC on a ...
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xen-sources, different versions different problems

I'm trying to get my xen-sources compiled and I'm having mixed results depending on which version I use. So far I haven't got any of the currently available (as of a week or so ago) xen-sources ...
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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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Why is Memcached not working with vBulletin?

I have Memcached configured and setup to with work with vBulletin 4.1.5 on a Gentoo Linux 32-bit Linode VPS. Memcached is started, includes/config.php is configured to use the memcache, and the site ...