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MySQL dying on startup

I have just restarted my dev machine, and now MySQL refuses to start up. When I start the service, it instantly throws an exception and dies... I can't think of anything I could've changed before ...
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Disable a service from starting at all runlevels?

I have a service foo which currently starts at runlevel 3 and above. How can I stop it from doing so, without using update-rc.d foo stop 3 ., which (if I understand it correctly) would turn off the ...
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How do you start ColdFusion MX 7?

I'm running it on a Windows 2003 machine. I can start it from the C:\CFusionMX7\bin\cfstart.bat, but when I close the command prompt window, it shuts down again. Is there another method for starting ...
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Small Business office of ~ 10 people: Ubuntu (stable) or other OS?

A small startup of approx 10 - 20 employees is looking into using Open Source / Free technology to save money on Operating System license fees, etc. Assuming an Admin is competent enough to 'keep up' ...
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How to start a linux distribution and hide the starting notice?

For some usrs, i'm installing a Debian 5.0 on their laptops. And when the system starts, they are scared of all the 'hacking-like' codes that the system notices. It is useful for me, but not for ...
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How do I get apache to startup at bootime on Linux

I have installed apache2 from source on my Linux box. apachectl -k start works just fine, but how do I get apache to start at boot time? This is on a redhat distribution: Linux <hostname> ...
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Time Application Startup

Is there anyway to time how long it takes an Application to start up on the Mac? We were getting reports of Word 2008 taking a half-hour to launch, and, while we think we've resolved the problem, ...
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Which files do control XMonad’s startup in Mac's X11?

My X11 crashes if I have the following .xinitrc My .xinitrc exec /Users/Masi/.cabal/bin/xmonad I am not sure where the bug is. Files which I know affects the startup are ~/.cabal/bin/xmonad ...
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How to find out if I can remove a startup program (AwaySch) from XP [closed]

I am having a problem with the program AwaySch.exe, which comes with the ThinkPad suite on my T61; on shutdown, there is always an error message which must be manually closed. How can I find out ...
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How would you create a web host provider?

What would be required to create a web host? Servers? Nameservers? Software? Cpanel? DNS? If you were to start a web host from the ground up, what would you do? What technologies would you use? ...
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How do I disable the OSX startup sound? [closed]

Is it possible to disable the start up sound on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.5.6? I find it can be disturbing to others at certain times.
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Windows XP hanging on login screen

I have been given two Eee PC 100HA to manage for some people, they are both running the same hardware and XP home but one is having some strange problems with logging on. The main problem is that it ...
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Single Person ISV, What Type of Server Hardware do you Recommend? [closed]

I am planning on taking a small product of mine live soon. I was wondering what kind of hardware you would recommend for a new small website. Is using the 'Cloud'(Amazon) a good option. Or is it ...