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Citadel Mailserver Installation floods every root console with error messages

I have installed Citadel (apt-get install citadel-suite) on my Ubuntu 12.04 Box. I configured it for LDAP authentication. After the installation every root console got flooded with error messages of ...
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Ubuntu 12 : dpkg-reconfigure problems

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server, freshly installed, however it is set to the wrong timezone. I tried to use dpkg-reconfigure tzdata to correct it, but I can't tell what I am selecting. When I move the ...
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KVM guest setup problems (Ubuntu 12.10)

-The host system that KVM is running on is Ubuntu 12.10. - I am trying to install 12.10 on it as a virtual guest. However, when I issue the virt-install command it replies with this: Starting ...
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nonenghlish chars on linux

After I do this wget http://www.francefootball.fr/ All the french accents are displayed wrong on the console. Any ideas?
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How could I protect serial console?

How can I protect serial console which if forwarded over RS232-Ethernet to WAN? Is it possible? I was thinking about it, but I can't figure it out. Is it possible to allow login through serial console ...
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how to connect to a switch connected to serial port

My computer and switch both are connected to network. I need to connect to the console port of switch via serial port on my computer. I am using ubuntu. How can I do that? How do I know whats the ...
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Linux console is one row too far up (in framebuffer mode, not in X=

I installed Ubuntu Server 10.04. The console is one row too far up. I can't see the first line (the _ cursor is the only thing I can see from that line as it's too high up) and there is room for one ...
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Ubuntu: move logs from /dev/tty8 to different terminal /dev/tty12 or get rid of it

I want to know how to move or get rid of /dev/tty8 log output in Ubuntu 9.10. /dev/tty7 is my regular X session. When I am switching user to test account where I can try and test setups and configs I ...
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How do I permanently disable Linux's console screen saver, system-wide?

I've got an Ubuntu server that boots up in text mode. It rarely has a screen or keyboard attached to it, but when I do attach a screen, I usually have to attach a keyboard too, because the darn ...
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What does “virtual consoles” in the ubuntu installer stand for?

I am installing ubuntu server in a vmware vm. In the expert installer there is this question (i guess this is the same in the debian installer): Please enter a space delimited list of virtual ...
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Disable usage of console-kit-daemon in Ubuntu

I administrate several Ubuntu 9.04 servers, and everytime I log in, I get the Landscape utility printout with server stats, etc. I really don't need this and it slows down my logins considerably. ...
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Ubuntu Server: Don't see my input in terminal

I have a problem with my Ubuntu server. I start a new remote ssh session (from windows putty or ubuntu client) to my server. After a while (I think it is when I hide the console window), my input is ...
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Linux (Ubuntu) Terminal Screwey

CTRL+A, for example, is printing "^A" instead of returning my cursor to the start of the line. This happens via ssh, in a screen session, or on the hard console. $TERM shows either xterm or linux ...
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Why does running kate in ubuntu hardy give me errors?

Running kate on the command line in ubuntu hardy works but prints a bunch of junk to the screen like: kbuildsycoca running... it's really annoying. anyone know how to fix it?