Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Services not starting on boot (but will start manually) on Ubuntu 9.10

After rebooting my machine, I have found many services have stopped starting automatically. If I start them with their init scripts once the machine is booted, they start without any problems. ...
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Ubuntu Update Manager won't update when “Install Updates” is clicked

I press the "Install Updates", Update Manager goes on to refreshing the updates list but does not install them. I can install the updates through apt-get though. What could be the problem?
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Karmic Koala (Ubuntu): enable remote x clients through TCP

It seems every version of Ubuntu has a different way to enable remote connections to the local X server. I'm asking this question, while I do my own research: how can I enable the X server listening ...
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php5-mcrypt install errors

Running Ubuntu 9.10 and I am trying to install the php5-mcrypt module is killing me softly. I am not sure what else to try. Anyone have any idea? Here is the error i get: sudo apt-get install ...
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Securing SSH on Linux Ubuntu

How can I secure SSH access to a linux box running Ubuntu k for multiple users? This server will be for a web app but I'm not sure how to evaluate the tools to perform this task. I have tried a few ...
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Bind9 wont start on ubuntu 9.10

Ever since i've upgraded to ubuntu 9.10, bind9 wont start: Setting up bind9 (1:9.6.1.dfsg.P1-3ubuntu0.2) ... * Starting domain name service... bind9 [fail] ...
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Virtualbox Headless Server on Ubuntu missing VRDP Options

I'm running VirtualBox headless server on an Ubuntu 64 bit host, and I want to use it remotely. However, I'm having problems connecting via RDP. The DNS names in my network show the host to be ...
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Can’t write to a file owned by the process with correct pemissions (may be selinux related)

I've got bind setup on a fresh install of Ubuntu Karmic I am trying to send bind some updates, but it fails with this message appearing in the logs kernel: [254421.299955] type=1503 ...
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VMWare Server flakiness on Ubuntu 9.10

Note: I looked into ESXi, but it does not support my CPU. I have encountered the following error on two machines: Ubuntu Desktop 9.10 32-bit version, hardware is a 64-bit AMD AthlonX2 CPU and 1 GB ...
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Installing gnome on Linode with Ubuntu 9.10 x64 - remote VNC/RDP

I'm a self confessed Linux newbie, having lived and worked mostly within the Windows world for most of my life. I'm making the effort to try moving my virtual host from a Windows box to a Linode ...
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Rebuilding RAID1 in Ubuntu

I had my second HD in my RAID1 come up with bad sectors. So I got another drive and pulled out the bad sector drive and put the new drive in. With the original working RAID1 drive in the computer it ...
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Postfix on Ubuntu Server 9.10 can't send mail to Gmail addresses

I've recently installed Ubuntu Server 9.10 on a machine that's, among other things, supposed to serve as an outgoing (only outgoing) mail server. I don't want to use Smart Host since my organization ...
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Connect to VMWare Server 1.0.x with Ubuntu 9.10

Does anyone know if there is anything that will install into Ubuntu 9.10 that will let me connect to a remote machine running VMWare server 1.0.x? I don't care about running VMs on Ubuntu 9.10 ...
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Proftpd on Ubuntu - Create directory permission denied (550 ) after upgrade to 9.10

I am having problems with ProFTPD since I upgraded to Ubuntu 9.10 from 9.04. When I login as my ftp user (userftp) in the terminal I can create dirs fine in their home dir. But when I use ftp as this ...
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Rebuilding RAID1 issues

My upgrade to Karmic went well, I even got a message from the utility Palimpsest saying that one of my drives in my RAID1 had many bad sectors. I purchased a same sized drive from Newegg and replaced ...
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My DHCP server cant connect to the internet

I have a cluster of three ubuntu desktops. They're all plugged into a switch, and I have one cable running from the switch to the internet (it's on my schools network). One is set up as a DHCP to ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Apache permissions

I recently installed Ubuntu 9.10 (was on 9.04 before). I'm running a local development environment with Eclipse where my workspace is located at /home/jeremy/workspace. I installed the LAMP server ...
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Ubuntu: 32- or 64-bit?

I've been trying to install a 32-bit app on my 64-bit Ubuntu Karmic box. Whilst discussing it with a friend he stated that frankly 64-bit Ubuntu isn't quite ready in his opinion and I'd be better ...
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Linux: is it safe to install packages from a prior release?

I've just built a 64-bit Ubuntu 9.10 workstation. Love it. Turns out an app I want is 32-bit only. I found a handy tutorial on installing and using 32-bit libraries in the 64-bit environment. ...
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Ext4 Sub directory scalability

According to http://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Ext4%5FHowto says: Right now the maximum possible number of sub directories contained in a single directory in Ext3 is 32000. Ext4 breaks that ...
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Why should I switch to ext4 when upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10?

I'm going to upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 in a near future and wanted to know if I should migrate my existing ext3 partitions to ext4 during the process and, if yes, why?