Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Can I install an old package for Ubuntu Intrepid on Ubuntu Karmic?

I want to install a WMI client on to a ubuntu server to manage some windows web servers. The only WMI client I've found is compatible with Intrepid 8.10, whereas my server is currently running Karmic ...
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How can I get VirtualBox Guest Additions installed in an Ubuntu 9.10 server?

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 9.10 server installed within a VirtualBox VM instance. From the VirtualBox menu bar, I selected Devices: Install Guest Additions... Then performed the following ...
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Ubuntu karmic doesn't have the version file?

I was following this tutorial: http://articles.slicehost.com/2010/4/23/ubuntu-karmic-setup-part-2 On my ubuntu karmic version (on ec2, ami from elastic) I don't see this file: cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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Why my samba printer is not visible (after boot) until i restart smb?

I've an old hp1100 and ubuntu 9.10 and now upgraded to lucid prerelease. I can't see my printer on network (using smb://mycomputer on nautilus or \mycomputr from xp). As long as i will not restart ...
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BIND unstable with DLZ+MySQL on Ubuntu 9.10, any ideas?

My BIND server keeps dropping out and I can't work out why. Here is some info from the syslog that I think pertains to the failure(s): Apr 22 21:12:17 dnsdebug named[6613]: mysql driver unable to ...
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Ubuntu hangs on boot when NFS-mounting entries in /etc/fstab, but they mount cleanly otherwise

I'm managing several Ubuntu 9.10 servers that NFS mount several folders (including /home). I'd like these folders to be mounted at boot time. I would like to have several entries in my /etc/fstab to ...
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apache2 works fine without PHP but not with php

I have removed everything , and reinstalled apache 2. and it works. But if i install libapache2-mod-php5 then apache stops working. If i again remove that libapache2 ... then again apache starts ...
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“Cannot allocate memory ” error whle copying data from window to ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 9.10 installed inside VM of server 2008. WHen i try to copy the data from the network and paste insid ethe Ubuntu it says error called "Cannot allocate memory " I have 3GB RAM attached ...
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How to install wget on this?

I did download RubyStack 2.0.3 for VMWare (Ubuntu 9.10) but I cannot download anything on it! It appears that all basic utilities are missing/screwed: bitnami@linux:/var/tmp$ wget -bash: wget: ...
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Apache2 not restarting on ubuntu

I have installed apache 2 in ubuntu but when i try to restart it gives me this error vmware@ubuntu:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart * Restarting web server apache2 ...
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Two network adapters on Ubuntu Server 9.10 - Can't have both working at once?

I'm trying to set up two network adapters in Ubuntu (server edition) 9.10. One for the public internet, the other a private LAN. During the install, I was asked to pick a primary network adapter ...
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Grub2 menu after VMware guest customization

I have ubuntu 9.10 desktop VMware VM with the default grub2 installed. There is some weird problem with this VM. When you clone this vm and have a customization script run, the cloned machine crashes ...
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ubuntu/apt-get update said “Failed to Fetch http:// … 404 not found”

I'm trying to run apt-get update on ubuntu 9.10 I've configured my proxy server and I can access the internet without any problem: /etc/apt# wget "http://www.google.com" Resolving (...) Proxy ...
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dpkg error code 1

I am unable to add/remove any packages in ubuntu karmic I keep getting the following Errors were encountered while processing: crossplatfromui E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code ...
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Disable visual system beep on Karmic

Some programs are about to make me epileptic with excessive screen flashing/blinking (terminator etc.). In Ubuntu Hardy Heron I could solve the problem by unchecking System->Preferences->Sound->System ...
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Granting rights to Windows domain Users in Ubuntu?

I've connected an Ubuntu 9.10 server to my Windows domain with Likewise Open. I am able to log into the server with my domain account (as DOMAIN\user), but my administrative rights don't carry over. ...
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Cannot ping ubuntu server by hostname - can only ping by IP

I have an unbuntu 9.10 server and have set the hostname to "fileserver" When I try to ping fileserver from a client machine it doesn't find it, however I can ping by the IP my router assigns it. I ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: how do I troubleshoot a startup script that doesn't appear to run?

I've created a bash script 'foo'. I've made that script executable with chmod+x and added it the the start-up by running sudo update-rc.d foo defaults 80 Despite that, it doesn't appear to be ...
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Why do I have no TTY on a basic Ubuntu 9.10 server install?

I have reinstalled Ubuntu 9.10 Server several times on a bog standard 1RU server and each time I finish the install and reboot I see GRUB run and am then presented with a black screen. The machine is ...
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HP Storageworks 448 tape drive input/output error with Ubuntu

I'm trying to set a backup to tape of a machine using flexbackup. However any attempt to write to the tape drive (via either flexbackup or just tar) results in "/dev/st0: Input/output error" The ...
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Can't access Linux machine from the network, network from the machine is fine

I'm having issues with a machine that stopped replicating with mysql. It's managed by a guy on another continent but recently I've had to get involved. The server is running Ubuntu server 9.10 I ...
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How to set up port forwarding on a dedicated server running CentOS 5.4 to use Ubuntu 9.0.4

The basic situation that I have is a dedicated server running CentOS 5.4 At the moment I have one VM running Ubuntu 9.0.4. Later on, I will want to add another VM running Windows Server 2003 but at ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 and Squid 2.7 Transparent Proxy TCP_DENIED

We've spent the last two days trying to get squid 2.7 to work with ubuntu 9.10. The computer running ubuntu has two network interfaces: eth0 and eth1 with dhcp running on eth1. Both interfaces have ...
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Rails3 environment running very slow on Windows XP, Ubuntu 9.04, Ubuntu 9.10

I've tried all three (granted the Ubuntu versions were via VirtualBox with XP as a host, but I gave the images all the available RAM my system has). Loading the rails environment is taking 30-60 ...
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Differing packages between Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10

So I've been playing around with VirtualBox and both of the above Ubuntu versions and I've noticed that there are some differences between the available packages when doing a apt-cache search ...
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Using Ubuntu Karmic as an L2TP Client for VPN

I'm trying to connect to a VPN service over L2TP using Karmic as a client and it's not working. The only details I have are the remote IP address, username & password, and a shared secret string; ...
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How can I stop pulseaudio from filling /var/log/messages with ratelimit.c suppressed lines under Ubuntu 9.10

I'm running a vanilla, fairly new (a month) installation of Unbuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala on a desktop computer. My sound appears to be working fine, I can listen to music as well as flash audio under ...
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sendmail on ubuntu (9.10) machine “stopped” sending mail

I'm developing on my ubuntu 9.10 machine for the web (php). I'm using it sendmail for sending mails, and while developing on my local machine, I send local mails (to my user 'doron'). Up until a ...
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Have Ubuntu 9.10 desktop, just got Macbook Pro. Share over Samba, NFS, other?

As the title says, I have and love my Ubuntu 9.10 desktop (use it for programming). Just got a Macbook Pro (Snow Leopard) and stuff like Documents, etc, trying to figure out easiest way to share my ...
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Determining PostgreSQL's port

I know that by default PostgreSQL listens on port 5432, but what is the command to actually determine PostgreSQL's port? Configuration: Ubuntu 9.10 with PostgreSQL 8.4
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How to install mod_wsgi 3.1 on Ubuntu 9.10

I have a Python 3 web app so mod_wsgi < 3.1 doesn't cut it for me. However, on my Ubuntu 9.10 installation there doesn't seem to be a package for mod_wsgi 3.1. Is there an alternative repository ...
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how to make grub always select the default option, even if first boot fails?

we have a temporary requirement to have several small PCs running ubuntu 9.10 running 24/7 in an environment where the mains power isn't very reliable. The machines are in a remote location and hard ...
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Karmic iptables missing kernel moduyles on OpenVZ container

After an unsuccessful p2v migration of my Ubuntu server to an OpenVZ container which I am stack with I thought I would give a try to a reinstall based on a clean OpenVZ template for Ubuntu 9.10 (from ...
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ssh port forwarding problem

I want to use ssh port forwarding. I haven't used this feature for a few years, so I may have forgotten something obvious, or OS defaults may have changed. I have tried this on three different ...
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How do I setup a public static IP in Ubuntu 9.10

I have an Ubuntu 9.10 server and I need to setup a static public IP. Our office already had a network setup by Cisco, so the router is configured to forward the requests to the server. Here is the ...
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Downgrading PHP from 5.3 version to 5.2.x on Ubuntu

I'm looking some some way to downgrade php from 5.3 version to 5.2.x on Ubuntu 9.10
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regenerate iso file from running livecd — dd won't run reliably and genisoimage has catch-22s

In the field I need some users to be able to make iso files reliably from a cdrom that is also serving as a mounted LiveCD and so I concocted a manual test case before doing any scripting. The test ...
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Cannot re-install software that depends on old library after a distro-upgrade on Ubuntu 9.10

Recently, I did a distro upgrade on my Ubuntu 9.10. The process result in mnemosyne, my favorite flash cards program being removed, since it depends on python-qt3 - which was removed as a result of ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 cron script 'ec2-consistent-snapshot' unable to execute and access files

I have a Ubuntu 9.10 image running on Amazon EC2 and I've setup a backup script ec2-consisten-snapshot. I'm able to run the script from SSH, and everything works peachy. sudo ec2-consistent-snapshot ...
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how can i install ubuntu 9.10 server edition on ubuntu 8.04 server?

I have a server in a datacenter which uses ubuntu 8.04 server edition. And i have a remote control for this server. I want to delete all things in this server and install a clean ubuntu 9.10 server ...
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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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Restart networking in ubuntu karmic (9.10) using upstart

As far as I know karmic uses upstart to control some of the services. Is there any way to restart the networking service without rebooting the system? The problem is that when I try to do it in any ...
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PXE boot menu visible over IPMI console

I'm PXE booting some nodes, and I'd like to have a menu come up that I can see and interact with via IPMI console (ttyS0) to choose what to boot. Is this possible? In particular, what do I have to put ...
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Twisted package from Lucid to Karmic

Can I install the "Twisted" package from Lucid onto Karmic?
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LInux: How do I diagnose / isolate what's causing “random” hangs and spontaneous reboots?

So, rather than guessing just what the cause is (though my money's on the nvidia drivers), where do I start looking to pin down some facts? I've been through /var/log on several occasions but there's ...
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Double default gateway ubuntu server

I've just installed an Ubuntu server 9.10 on an EEEBox. This is my /etc/network/interfaces # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static ...
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HTTP 500 error from POST reuqest to django vai WSGI and apache

Ive got a Django web application setup with mod_wsgi and apache2 on ubuntu 9.10 Im using the following code to o a user authentication via a HTTP post for another part of my site. All it required ...
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apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName

I keep getting this warning when I (re)start Apache. * Restarting web server apache2 apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ...
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Merging partitions in Ubuntu 9.10

The current partition setup on my laptop install looks something like this - Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 ...
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Running gdb on Ubuntu 9.10 Apache2 Install

I am trying to run gdb to debug my Ubuntu 9.10 Apache2 install and having a couple of problems: It seems like the package installed by Ubuntu for Apache2 does not include debugging symbols; is there ...