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Redeploy Program on Server Shared Folder [duplicate]

I want to Redeploy an application on the servers shared folder for updates. I need to be able to uninstall the old one and reinstall the new one but I am not sure what to do about users currently ...
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How can I determine what causes repeated Windows Installer self-repair?

The Windows Installer Service keeps triggering a repair operation (self-repair) of a package installed on my desktop. I am unable to find the cause and resolve the problem permanently. How do I find ...
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sshd installation broken. Repair with only file system access

I broke the sshd installation on a remote host and now ssh doesn't startup. I can mount the file system on the host through a rescue system. The rescue system is debian based and the host system is ...
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How Ubuntu 12.04 re-install handles /var on separate partition

To add some context to my question, the majority of my experience is with Mac OS X. The default installation process in modern versions of Mac OS X, for volumes on which Mac OS X is already installed, ...
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How to fix Hadoop HDFS cluster with missing blocks after one node was reinstalled?

I have a 5 slave Hadoop cluster (using CDH4)---slaves are where DataNode and TaskNode run. Each slave has 4 partitions dedicated to HDFS storage. One of the slaves needed a reinstall and this caused ...
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How to reinstall Windows on PDC

I have spent the last hour Googling for an answer to my question and although some questions are close, I of course want to verify my particular need to ensure I do not introduce any unneeded downtime ...
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Amazon EC2 Instances

I have an EC2 instance what I can not repair. I was trying to make an upgrade but everything fails. Would be possible to reinstall an amazon ec2 instance running on Ubuntu server?
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I manually deleted my /etc/php5/ config files and now they don't reinstall

I wanted a clean reinstall of php5-cli, php5-common, php5-fpm. So what I did was: rm -rf /etc/php5 rm -rf /usr/local/lib/php5 rm -rf /usr/local/php5 rm -rf /usr/lib/php apt-get autoremove php5* ...
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Windows 8 installed by WDS will not activate

I would like to stop using the preload from the manufactures (HP, Acer, etc) and perform a clean install on all the new notebooks before we sell them. But there is one major problem: When I ...
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Reinstalled MySQL on ubuntu 12.04 server now websites wont load?

Had an issue with mysql on the server so decided to completely remove it via the following sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-server mysql-client mysql-common rm -rf /var/lib/mysql rm -rf /etc/mysql* ...
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MySQL reinstall questions

For some reason my /var/run/ dir on debian6 had it's chown and chmod changed. Problem is from what? Outcome is that mysql fails. I'm guessing the easiest way to fix is to reinstall MySQL. (Previously ...
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What should I back up before reinstalling new Ubuntu LTS? (8.04 > 10.04)

A work server is in need of upgrading, im hoping to move it from 8.04 LTS to 10.04 LTS (Can't move to 12.04 unfortunately as its not provided by our VPS provider) I have backed up the following. ...
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How do I reinstall bash in Ubuntu?

bash seems to be throwing a segfault, and my system is very broken. I was thinking of trying to reinstall bash instead of reinstalling the whole OS, but this is nontrivial apparently. I can't use ...
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Should i disable triggers when force reinstalling packages in ubuntu (to repair corrupted exectables)

I want to reinstall some selected packages on my ubuntu server (lucid). I'm planning on running cat packages.txt | xargs apt-get --reinstall install to restore some executables I think may have become ...
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Reset old SVN repository or convert to git

I have a SVN repository which was running locally when I had an old installation of Windows. After reinstalling Windows, obviously the old SVN server installation was removed, and now I have no idea ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2, reinstall without losing AD

I need to re-build a Server 2008 R2 instance, but I don't want to lose all the current Active Directory info, what's the best way to go about it? The reason I'm rebuilding over repairing is great, as ...
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could not start the service MySQL. Error:0 how to get mysql 5.5 server running?

I tried to upgrade to MySQL 5.5 from 5.1. When I try to run Instance Configuration Wizard I get this error: Could not start the service MySQL. Error:0 I am to the point now that I would be happy ...
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How to completely remove and re-install python (without yum)?

I have a corrupted / missing installation of Python on a CentOS 5 server, and yum won't help me reinstall because python is a dependency. When I try installing python-2.4.3-44.el5.x86_64 from the rpm, ...
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Mule ESB reinstall

I am trying to reinstall Mule ESB on my Windows Server machine and noticed something odd: When I had previously installed it, the service used to be listed under the Administrative Tools -> Services ...
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MySQL table “doesn't exist” error

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate x64. After reinstalling OS copied back whole MySQL data directory to C:/Programdata. But now when i'm trying to open some table from restored db's with Navicat it shows me ...
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My MySQL root user is gone, how do I recover it?

I was trying to move the MySQL tables so them were in another folder, so I messed out the plugins table or something like that and I ended up reinstalling the whole thing. I did sudo aptitude purge ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu via SSH

I have a 32 bit version of Ubuntu 10.04.2 running on a server. I need to reinstall a 64 bit edition of Ubuntu. Is it possible to do this remotely via SSH? If yes, how so. Thanks.
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re-install hp dc7600

I inherited a used hp/compaq dc7600 desktop after we upgraded at work. The hard disk was re-formatted but it came with a set of HP XP and Restore disks - unfortunately for a dc5800. I optimistically ...
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Preserving Windows 7 activation data on a corrupt system when the user has lost their reinstall CD

When doing technical support. People don't always have their reinstall CD, that seems reasonable... So I get an ISO of their version and edition from off of MSDN. What files do I need to copy over ...
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Reinstall Postfix

I tried to reinstall Postfix, but I get this bunch of errors: root@***:/etc/init.d# sudo apt-get install -f postfix Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Reinstalling a package on Solaris 11

I installed gcc 4 on Solaris 11 using pkg-get gcc4g++ near the end of the installation process it showed a warning that some script didn't run succesfully (which I didn't write down unfortunately). ...
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Backup and Restore of Machine Account (Active Directory)

I have an XP Workstation which is member of an AD Domain. I have to reinstall Windows XP on the machine. After that I should ask the Domain Admin to re-join the machine to the domain. Is there any way ...
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How can I restore VM on a new Hyper-V server?

I was working gladly with my VM on my local Hyper-V server. But, after installing some updates on the host the system only show the famous blue screen. I couldn't start my host so I reinstalled it and ...
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Re install MySQL while ignoring all previous stuff

A few days ago I installed mysql-server on a machine and then discovered that it was putting it's data file on a partition without nearly enough room. So (because there was nothing I cared about in ...
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Apache2 refuses to process php files - “Snow Leopard” OSX 10.6.4

I have a macbook pro i5. my understanding is that by default it should be able to serve php5. i have uncommented the relevant line in /etc/apache2/httpd.conf LoadModule php5_module ...
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Reinstal postfix on ubuntu with installer

I recently installed postfix but I did something wrong. And so I removed it with sudo apt-get remove postfix and removed the /etc/postfix folder. But now I want to install it again but I don't get ...
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How to reinstall a Server but have a message saying “Our website is currently down?”

I am reinstalling my server and I have 3 domain names that are registered via. godaddy.com. I have a VPS and I am goin to reinstall cPanel on it tonight but I wanted to know how I can put a temporary ...
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Unable to Install Samba after uninstalling?

I have removed samba using : apt-get --purge remove samba and then Manually removed the smb.conf using rm *.* after going to the Samba directory. Now While I trying to install Samba again I am ...
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how to repair ubuntu 8.04.4 after uninstalling many things by mistake

While trying to install rmagick and failing, I thought I would uninstall libfreetype6 and then reinstall it. When I entered sudo apt-get remove libfreetype6 It asked that the following packages ...
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Old dell workstations need to have XP reinstalled but there are no restore disks; Besides ordering restore disk what is the best option?

All of the workstations are XP Pro oem from Dell. I need to reinstall XP and all I have access to are the MSDN copies of XP. I found a page on Dell's website where they would send you a free copy of a ...
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Full disk encryption on linux (ubuntu) w/o re-installing - possible?

I work at a company that takes security very seriously (like most). Our IT guy came in today to prepare us mentally to re-install our systems after he'll apply the new encryption policy (which will ...
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Reinstall linux over ssh

Hello I'm having a large problem with our development server, it have had a program called Webmin + a total idiot have been administrating the Linux sever. Witch now have resulted in the server being ...
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sudo: must be setuid root

Recently, due to some messy stuff with master boot record, I have to re-install my Ubuntu. Before doing that, I back up all folder (exclude root, bin, sbin, tmp, media, mnt) to a NTFS partition. After ...
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How can I resume installation of a package from ports?

I have a virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 7.0 with OpenBSD 4.4 and I was installing some ports. Most of them were installed correctly but not two. I had to cancel them because the system didn't ...
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How can I reset the password for MySQL? [duplicate]

I have an old MySQL installation for which I do not have the password. How can I reset the password? My first idea was to completely remove it and reinstall with a new password. I am using Windows ...
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XP Leave Windows Domain

I've left a firm with a windows domain. They'll give me the development machine I used on their domain if I contract for them, but they don't want me to log into the domain, because they don't have ...