Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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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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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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PHP 5.2 to 5.3 not upgrading, no errors

I'm following this guide: http://atik97.wordpress.com/2010/06/12/how-to-upgrade-to-php-5-3-in-ubuntu-9-10/ I've done all the steps, but it's still showing php 5.2.6 - any ideas? I have also tried ...
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Persisting nf_conntrack_max Across Reboots

In /proc I have two entries for nf_conntrack_max: /proc/sys/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_max /proc/sys/net/nf_conntrack_max The seem to point to the same value as changing one also changes the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hide Parent Directories During FTP Login on Linux

I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTP and Webmin. I have things set up such that when the FTP user logs in, the user goes to /var/www/[domain]. The trouble is that I don't want them to see the ...
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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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Upgrade ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04

I have a bunch of old machines in production all running uBuntu 9.10. I want to now upgrade this to 10.04 distributions but I am getting the following error (because the repositories have expired I ...