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Where to maintain central source repository?

What is the industry best practice regarding securing access to source code? I am thinking SSL only connections via apache allowed over to our server on an obscure port that doesn't conflict with ...
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How to upgrade software installed from source?

I install NGinx from source since the packages from the ubuntu repository are quite old. I was wondering what is the best method to upgrade these types of installations? My current workflow involves. ...
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How to keep programs from source up to date?

I'm designing a new server setup for hosting multiple websites. (Shared hosting for my clients over at SliceHost.) I've recently moved away from the traditional LAMP setup and chosen Ubuntu, Nginx, ...
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Uninstall ruby from source

I installed ruby 1.9 on my fedora 13 machine from source. I want to go back and use the older 1.8.6 (which I'll install with yum), unfortunetly it appears that I can't simply uninstall my current ...
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What are best practices for securing source code on a development network?

At my company we are very protective of our source code. We have satisfied our paranoia by setting up a development LAN that we air-gap off from the Internet and the rest of our company networks. ...
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Source based distros vs Prebuilt package based distros

I wonder what is the general preference and where does it come from. Having used FreeBSD actively for a couple of years I'm leaning towards Gentoo, but I've had an unpleasant experience of wasting ...
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How do we secure our source code?

Our source code is our most prized asset. I would like to have it: secured from proliferation by in-house developers but they also need unrestricted access to the code to do their job right. So I'm ...
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Source code for Linux utilities and daemons

Where can I find the source code for Linux utilities and daemons. Basically I want to know the repository of source codes other than the Linux kernel.
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How to make BIND behave differently depending on query source?

How would one make BIND behave differently depending on the source IP address? For example, I want to use different forwarding DNS servers for different people on my network.
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Testing my Load Balancer

To test my Load Balancer I would need to create several TCP/IP connections (from one host). Which tool can be used to create this sessions with different source-ip addresses? (no worries, only in my ...
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Where's selinux source code?

I'm trying to find url to selinux source code (both kernel and userland) but i can't find anything, only outdated urls... Could someone help? Also, I installed from packages in debian, so i guess i ...
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1answer
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Why is sourcing in .screenrc not supported?

I would like to have the following code in my .screenrc source /Users/masi/bin/screen/file.screen However, I observe that sourcing at .screenrc is not supported. Whi is sourcing in .screenrc not ...
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Unix how to determine if a program can be executed

I am writing a script to create the source environment. Handling the PATH part is easy. Though how should I check if a program can be executed correctly when its path is added into PATH? Using which ...
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How to install PHP from source with latest cURL package on Linux?

I simply have to use the latest cURL version (7.21.3) with PHP on my webserver. (Has to do with specific bug fixes) It is not available by default on most current Linux variant repositories. (Natty ...
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Knowing files created / installed after building from source

I have a task to complete which involves building a series of libraries from source using configure; make; make install. The generated libraries and misc files are going to be put onto an embedded ...
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1answer
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Compiling kernel from source (for Xen), do I use plain kernel?

My VPS host uses Xen, and instead of using its custom kernels I could use my own (with pv-grub), the sample kernel of which I had installed to test this was is the following, I am running Debian 6 ...
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rsync won't delete file that was deleted on source

I'm using rsnapshot to back up some servers of mine. It works fine, except it won't delete files that have been deleted on the source server. Here is where I give rsnapshot the options to pass along ...
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1answer
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Libvirt installation - Centos

I am currently using Centos 6. I want to use the latest version of libvirt (libvirt 0.9.4). The machine already has libvirt 0.8.1 installed . I did yum remove libvirt to remove the existing libvirt ...
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mixing rpm and source installations on production webserver

Is it OK to mix rpm and source based installations on a production web server? Or is it preferable to either completely go with one or the other way? thanks a lot
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Protecting Source Code From Certain Users in Linux

We have a CentOS development server that has source code for various projects. Some of the projects are more sensitive than others and for those sensitive projects we'd like to restrict access to only ...
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Sourcing a file

I have a system wide install of a software . The source is located at /opt/Software . There is a bashrc file of the Software which is needed to be sourced for every user using it . Will the addition ...
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.bashrc doesn't get sourced after su'ing to root

I've got a CentOS 5.6 VPS and both root and my normal user account have identical copies of a .bashrc file in their home directories. The file contains a few basic aliases, etc. If I login to root, ...
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Can't install Imagick for PHP on Debian from source, error says requires 6.2.4 when I have 6.7.7 installed

Pulling my hair out. PHP built from source, everything working. Now need to install imagick and can't get it installed. I am running Debian on kernel 3.7.1 with PHP 5.3.20 (the last version my app ...
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download all RPMs from a metapackage

example of what im trying to do # yumdownloader net-snmp.x86_64 --source Enabling epel-source repository epel-source ...
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Linux ip route matching the source ip

I would like to know if it's possible to tell a Linux kernel to route all packets destinated to X via interface/ip Y but only in case the source IP address would be a specific one. Any idea if this ...
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1answer
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Compiling libevent on Windows server?

it would be immensly helpful if someone could indicate me how to compile libevent http://monkey.org/~provos/libevent/ on Windows 7. I usually use compile source code on Linux distributions, as ...
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How to find source files for things installed via yum on CentOS

I want to see the source files for deamons that I have installed on CentOS via yum. Can they be found locally or should I just go to the repository site for them. I know its trivial but I would like ...
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When upgrading a package with make install, should I run make uninstall for the pre-existing package first?

If I fail to run make uninstall first, is the typical result no worse than simply having unused files lying around? If the given is yes, is the answer universally applicable, or does it depend on the ...
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connection initiated from linux localhost

One of the linux server was compromised and some of the connections are being originated from localhost to a remote location putting up the information residing on it. I'm trying to trace all outgoing ...
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1answer
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Consequences of source installation in “non standard” directory

I compile and install a lot of programs myself from source. Since I have a working installation of apache + PHP but would like to try Nginx + PHP-FPM I would like to install these in non standard ...
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1answer
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HAProxy no stats from terminal

I have haproxy installed on CentOs6.4 x64 but I need to see the stats from the terminal with command haproxy -s The man file says -s Show statistics (only if compiled in). Statistics are ...
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Enable seeing the PHP source code of my test files from web browser

I would like to make my UnitTests available to see via the browser. My directory structure looks like this: application docs public - index.php tests My DocumentRoot is in the public folder. ...
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Would You Host Source Control Server Like This?

I want to host an SVN server (or git or mercurial or whatever). I have two options: Install it on a small box sitting in the office closet, only connected to the LAN. Install it on a server at a ...
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Change source address based on destination IP

We have several "router" machines that gather a lot of external IP addresses on the same host and redirect, NAT or proxy the traffic to the internal network. They also act as routers for the machines ...
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Installing something from source using chef, should I be doing some checks

I'm installing something from source using chef and the script resource. Should I be doing a check for the resultant executable etc. as part of it? e.g. What I currently have is: remote_file ...
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Linux FOG Server Memory

I'm a computer tech at my high school, and our technologically-superior head just got fired. He just set up a Linux FOG server before he left, and we have to re-image all the computers in the school ...
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Gnome 3 packages [closed]

Can anyone tell me where to find a listing of all package dependencies needed to build Gnome 3 from source? I want to try m first compile from
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Log Analysis on IIS showing App Director IP as source, need actual originating source IP

I have two webservers hosting around 70 websites with load balancing done through Radware App Director. I have an issue with Log Analysis. All the requests to the 70 odd sites are routed through App ...
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Unable to get defined path in 'source' type on AIX node

I am trying to create a set of users on my AIX node and trying to get their authorized_keys which are already hosted on my server with name like, 'myuser_id_dsa.pub'. Currently i am managing 2 nodes ...
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apt-get source: Unknown command “source”

Following this tutorial, I'm stuck a this line: $ apt-get source lighttpd Unknown command "source" aptitude 0.6.8.2 Why does my apt-get/aptitude does not support this command? I don't know if this ...
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Problem with compiling PHP on Centos

Im trying all day compile the newest PHP from source. At first after configure, make, make install there was no libphp5.so anywhere on system(problem with PHP SAPI module CGI instead apache2handler), ...
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1answer
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Debian upgrade Nginx from source

I've installed Nginx 1.2.1 from apt-get install in my Debian 7 instance (Google Compute Engine). In order to install Pagespeed mod for Nginx, I will need to compile Nginx from the source code to add ...
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Duplicate rsync source

i sync my master and slave servers using rsync, but recently my source hard disk is going out of free space, so i copied (native copy using cp) source files to a new high capacity hard disk. but after ...
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Another NGINX & PHP set up failure

I'm trying to set up NGINX with PHP and FPM. No installation errors, NGINX and PHP-FPM are running (I can see them with ps aux | gre nginx and ps aux | grep php). HTML pages are working fine. ...
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Both bashrc and bash_profile won't seemingly source? VirtualMin Clean install

I am not too familiar with this level of management on a nix server however I am unable to get either the bashrc or bash_profile to source at login. Details about the server: Centos 6.0 - Basic GUI ...
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Making a .so file for Apache

I am using CentOS 5. I am trying using Mod_Security which requires liblua. I was not able to find lua on the default repos. I prefer not to use any third party repos. This in mind, I downloaded the ...
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Installing OS-programs in linux

A previous user asked a question on where to install applications, and the answer spells out how the directories are used, however, as the answer says, when you use make install for a system daemon ...
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Getting the executed source from bash

Okay, this is a last attempt to see if I can salvage something I accidentally did. I accidentally did "command > ~/.profile" instead of "command >> ~/.profile" on my computer. I didn't have it ...
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RSYNC with different directory structures

I'm trying to accomplish the below with RSYNC but can't quite figure out the syntax. My source contains a folder for each user, then some subfolders under Logs. I need to capture everything under ...
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cannot unset env variables from script

I am trying to unset all environment variables from within a script. The script runs fine but if I run env it still shows all the variables set. If I run the command from CLI, it works and the ...