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1answer
105 views

Bash script to install packages and report to log file [closed]

I want to be able to log result of running bash script to file. Script itself is pretty simple, its used to install basic packages on fresh install machines and it scheme looks like this sudo apt-get ...
0
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0answers
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Change oracles java 7 jre to open-jre-7 on Debian 6

I would like to switch from the oracles version of java 7 to openjava. I wasn´t able to find a solution on how to uninstall oracles java 7 and how to install openjre-7 on a Debian 6 server, in half an ...
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2answers
149 views

Debian squeeze without xorg? [closed]

I'd like to install a small Debian server (as a template), which contains only the necessary packages. Even though I select only the ssh server and the Standard utilities at the software selection ...
3
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4answers
1k views

Upgrading my debian server to Wheezy just to install mono

I'm looking to use mod-mono-server4 so that I can run .NET 4.0 apps on mono. I'm currently running a debian server with squeeze with this mono version: $ mono --version Mono JIT compiler version ...
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0answers
51 views

install whitelist of packages using unstable in debian

i want to just some packages installation from unstable version of debian. apt-get -t unstable install myspecialpackage but when i apt-get upgrade it will wanting to download some packages from ...
0
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1answer
452 views

installing rsync stops with error in subprocess

I tried to install rsync on my vserver which is running on Debian Squeeze. After calling apt-get install rsync the installer stops working with the following output: $ apt-get install rsync Reading ...
1
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3answers
889 views

getting an error massage “E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” in debian

I am trying to install java in my debian server but when I am running any of these command getting an error massage every time that is - insserv: Starting tomcat depends on rmnologin and therefore on ...
0
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2answers
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Debian Installer not working

I get: dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6-amd64 (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-2.6.26-1-amd64 ...
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1answer
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Debian Lenny apt-get install php5-cli Unmet dependencies help?

first time poster - long time reader and learner. Have been trying in vain for 2 weeks now to sort out a messed up PHP5.3 install on a Debian 5 (lenny) box. Each time I attempt to apt-get install ...
8
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1answer
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Why is Debian 6.0.1 asking for Install CD when installing stuff?

I've recently installed a Debian 6.0.1 and when i issue the simple apt-get, when finishing (99% says) ask for the install CD. Cambio de medio: Por favor, inserte el disco etiquetado como ...
0
votes
1answer
453 views

Can't re-install Postgresql in Debian Squeeze

I just installed Debian Squeeze to work as a Postgresql server, but when I try to recover a backup something went wrong. After a search, I deleted the cluster (data dir) and uninstalled Postgresql. ...
1
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2answers
302 views

How to install debian from a usb thumb drive

So far I have been following the directions here http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch04s03.html.en I downloaded boot.img.gz to my windows machine, and copied it to my empty usb key. At this ...
2
votes
4answers
787 views

Debian-Installation without keyboard?

i have to install debian lenny right now, but i can't find my keyboard for the server (just use a laptop). Is there a way to install lenny without a keyboard? thank you!
0
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1answer
989 views

“aptitude -f install” fails

using debian lenny and trying to do a "aptitude -f install" I get this error message: Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encod ing.pm line 16. Use ...
3
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1answer
1k views

How to Get a List of All Root / Main Installed Packages on Debian

Is there a way to get all "main" packages that were installed via aptitude in Debian? By "main" I mean the package names that were given to aptitude via the install command. The equivalent of a Gentoo ...
0
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2answers
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problems reinstalling apache2

I am on debian 5 64bits linux and i uninstalled apache2. Then i removed /etc/apache2 and installed apache again. That folder is still missing and i have no idea how to get the apache files back (with ...
0
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2answers
5k views

SOCKS proxy on Debian

How do I configure a SOCKS proxy on a Debian box such that I can enter the host address in the firefox proxy configuration page, and use my box as a SOCKS proxy? I've heard of dante-server, but I ...
0
votes
2answers
603 views

DEBIAN minimum hard disk footprint

I found this http://serverfault.com/questions/29071/red-hat-server-minimal-install question while searching google for debian minimal install. User shylent wrote thet he uses really basic debian ...
2
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8answers
3k views

Remote reinstall of linux over ssh

I have a small linux server that I need to reinstall linux on (Debian stable 64 bit x86). I have physical access to the machine but it doesn't have any external devices such as a cdrom and does not ...
1
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4answers
3k views

Which version of debian distro shall I install to my server?

Hello This is my first time installing debian, aswell as my first experience touching a server machine. I want to install debian to my server, can be seen here, what version of debian shall I install ...
4
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3answers
3k views

Preventing specific packages from getting installed in Debian

I've got several Debian servers, and I want to ensure that an X server never gets installed on them. Sometimes when I'm installing a package, it has dependencies that include X. Is there any good way ...
5
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2answers
251 views

Repartitioning while disk is in use?

I've two closely related questions, so I'll keep them in one SF question: Question 1 I've a Linux (debian) server that must have minimal downtime. The disk has two partitions, one is / (ext3) and ...