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apt-get update fails

I've got a problem with apt on my debian box. Since the beginning of July I've been unable to update packages, apparently because some key expired. I've found several websites that tried to help me, ...
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mcafee local automatic update

I'm working in a intranet with 50 machines and I'd like to set up mcafee to have each machine update its engine et virus definitions on a local FTP. How to set up this configuration and what are the ...
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How to automatically update non-Microsoft software on a number of windows machines?

We have a Windows Server 2003 machine. We also have 30 machines running Vista Home Basic with a bouquet of free software: Firefox, Gimp, Inkscape, etc. Is there a way to automatically update that ...
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What is the Vista equivalent of XP's 'at' command?

I'm trying to automate some jobs and am using the 'at' command on Windows XP. However, Vista doesn't have this. What do I use instead? It needs to be usable from a batch script as well.
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DNS failing to propagate worldwide

I haven't changed anything related to the DNS entry for serverfault.com, but some users were reporting today that the serverfault.com DNS fails to resolve for them. I ran a justping query and I can ...
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DNS - Any way to force a nameserver to update the record of a domain?

I am doing some work on some domain names. I'm updating them. By using dig I can query our nameserver and I can see that the correct name has been updated. However our office dns cache is still ...
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Anyone run into issues updating Altiris Deployment Solution to SP2?

We're going to be updating our Altiris Deployment Solution (build 365) to SP2 (build 375) and wanted to know if any of you have done so yet. Were there any issues or hiccups you came across? Thanks. ...
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Web Development with SVN

I am running VisualSVN Server on my server, and I have TortoiseSVN installed on both my dev PC and my server. I want to be able to push through updates to the website over SVN without manually ...
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How to upgrade software installed from source?

I install NGinx from source since the packages from the ubuntu repository are quite old. I was wondering what is the best method to upgrade these types of installations? My current workflow involves. ...
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Rollback YUM package

What's the best (ie foolproof and easy) mechanism for rolling back an rpm update using YUM? I've not come across the problem where I upgrade something and later find I want to downgrade it, but I'd ...