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Invalid command: 'AuthLDAPAuthoritative', perhaps misspelled

Have apache 2.2.24 running on Gentoo server. I need apache to now authenticate through windows active directory, however, on apache service restart, I am getting this error: Invalid command, ...
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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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Configuring MAXITEMSIZE in memcached in gentoo

Got memcached up and running (emerged net-misc/memcached) but on PHP I'm getting Server 127.0.0.1 (tcp 35817, udp 0) failed with: SERVER_ERROR object too large for cache I'm thus trying to change ...
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How to prevent Zeroconf 0.0.0.0 in Gentoo linux?

Oddly enough, it seems that one of the servers we have doesn't like having the 0.0.0.0 configured and it prevents it from being able to community on its internal network. Removing this route manually ...
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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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SMP kernel sees only one CPU (i7-930) with ACPI enabled

A Gentoo box running a up-to-date SMP kernel sees only one CPU eventhough ACPI is enabled in AmiBIOS. Any ideas why? > uname -a Linux charlie 3.17.7-gentoo #1 SMP Mon Jan 12 19:31:07 CET 2015 ...
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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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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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Optimal procedure to upgrade Gentoo Linux?

This is how I have been upgrading Gentoo for a long time. Is this the recommended method? Any gotchas or better methods to use? emerge --sync emerge -uDav --tree world emerge -av --depclean ...
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Why dovecot 2.2.13 is not moving emails from new/ to cur/?

I am using dovecot 2.2.13 on gentoo 64bit. When new email arrives it stays in new/ directory instead to be moved to cur/ directory. I read that maildir_empty_new = yes was added to ...
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Cron job sends out the same data every time despite changes in the database

This question is related to Gentoo Linux. I have cron job that runs every morning at 10AM. The cron job calls a bash script which in turn calls a groovy script that queries the database for a column ...
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How to choose python version to install in gentoo

I'm using linux gentoo and i want to install python2.5 but it's a problem. emerge -av python shows These are the packages that would be merged, in order: Calculating dependencies... done! [ebuild ...
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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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Fail2ban does not ban any ip-adresses with vsftpd

Fail2ban starts okey. It work with my sshd filter and bans IP-adresses as it should. But with vsftpd it does not register failed logins when I run: fail2ban-client status vsftpd I have tried both ...
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Why is my server saying “No such file or directory” error for a file that is clearly there

ritwik@indus ~/perforce $ ls p4d ritwik@indus ~/perforce $ ./p4d -bash: ./p4d: No such file or directory You understood the problem right ? Why is this happening ? How do I fix it ? ritwik@indus ...
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What is a sane way to deal with changed configuration files and/or ABI breakages after package updates while using a CM software?

First of all: Full disclosure, I asked the same thing on the Salt ML but thus far the response rate has been zero. Also, gathering a broader spectrum of opinions and experiences never hurts. So I hope ...
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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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Restore LDAP data from copied files

My server has broken and I had to urgently put it up again. I needed to reinstall the system and, since I was time constrained, I lazily just copied the directories I considered necessary (/etc, /opt, ...
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htdbm and mod_authn_dbm fail when migrating between apache 2.2 servers

I'm migrating an existing website from Apache 2.2.4 on Gentoo 32-bit to Apache 2.2.27 on CentOS 64-bit. This particular site uses DBM for authentication with encrypted passwords. On the old system ...
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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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Failed to emerge python 2.7

I'm trying to emerge python 2.7 on my gentoo server, somehow it's not installed any more. eselect python list Available Python interpreters: [1] python3.3 * If I try to emerge it like emerge -a ...
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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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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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rsync 'cannot delete non-empty directory' errors, even with --force option

When running this command: $ sudo rsync -r --delete --force --checksum --exclude=uploads /data/prep/* /data/app/ I'm getting the following output: cannot delete non-empty directory: ...
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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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OpenLDAP client configuration. Can search but cannot login?

I'm trying to set up LDAP on a Gentoo workstation to authenticate against a central server. However, I encountered some issues and I really hope you guys can help me out here :) First off, the LDAP ...
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Upgrading portage on gentoo fails

upon emerge portage, got following error: /var/tmp/portage/sys-apps/portage-2.1.11.62/temp/environment: line 2273: /dev/fd/62: No such file or directory * ERROR: sys-apps/portage-2.1.11.62 failed ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I move a Linux software RAID to a new machine?

I have a newly built machine with a fresh Gentoo Linux install and a software RAID 5 array from another machine (4 IDE disks connected to off-board PCI controllers). I've successfully moved the ...
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How to DHCP request a second, different, IP for the same physical interface?

(Similar to this question, but with two different DHCP-assigned IPs) Is there any way to let dhclient or dhcpcd request two different IPs for one physical interface, e.g. via virtual interfaces eth0 ...
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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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Xen dom0 bridge interface drops a lot of RX packets?

I'm running Gentoo Hardened as Dom0. It also acts as a router/NAT. There's a bridge interface called br0 which contains a pci-e wlan card, ethernet nic & domU. bridge name bridge id ...
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Gentoo server time issue, can't manually set time, NTPD won't correct, too big of a time difference

So, my server is living in the future, unfortunately I can't get lottery numbers, or stock picks out of it. It thinks this is the time: Thu Nov 7 04:07:18 EST 2013 Not correct, I tried to set the ...
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Performance difference between compiled and binary linux distributions/packages

I was searching a lot on the internet and couldn't find an exact answer. There are distros like Gentoo (or FreeBSD) which does not come with binaries but only with source code for packages (ports). ...
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Enable HAProxy logging in Amazon Gentoo

I am attempting to enable HAProxy logging in Gentoo 1.12.11.1 on an Amazon EC2 Server (managed through EngineYard). I have modified the syslog.conf file as follows: local0.* ...
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What are some useful utils when using Gentoo Linux?

I want to make a list of utilities that come in handy in Gentoo? What tools and commands do you use and consider helpful in administration of a Gentoo system/server?
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PHP-FPM SuExecUserGroup not working

I have installed php, apache, and fastcgi_handler by: emerge dev-lang/php www-apache/mod_fastcgi_handler I managed to make it work by updating the relevant lines in ...
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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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Adding an ipv6 range with dual stack [duplicate]

I have a range of ipv6 addresses available (native) and want to use them. I 've setup the kernel to support ipv6 and installed the necessary tools (iproute2 etc). I am having a problem understanding ...
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Minimizing emerge impact on a low-mem/high load system?

Any best practices on minimizing system performance impact during emerging?
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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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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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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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Install specific version of package (postgresql) along with most recent version on gentoo

I upgraded our gentoo server, got lost in the messages and, to make the story short, I ended up removing my postgresql 9.1 BEFORE I run a pg_upgrade to 9.2.. Then I discovered that pg_upgrade requires ...
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Howdo I tell which kernel modules are required?

Say, I have a default Gentoo install with all the modules (e.g. device drivers) compiled. From this point, is there an easy way to exclude the unused modules the next time I recompile the kernel?
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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 ...