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Apr
7
comment which linux flavour should I use to for my hosting server?
Sure. But if it's not a choice then it may be difficult to get it on the system.
Apr
7
comment which linux flavour should I use to for my hosting server?
Ubuntu tries to do both, but in turn seems to end up doing neither particularly well. Jack of all trades, master of none.
Apr
7
comment Trying to install mod_proxy in Apache-Httpd-2.2.15
Any particular reason why you didn't take the current SRPM, replace the tarball, and rebuild? mod_proxy seems to be standard in the package.
Apr
7
comment Linux: Managing users, groups and applications
Most programs either drop privileges after starting, or are actually run via wrappers that force it to be run as another user. But in either case they are started by root, even though they don't run as root.
Apr
6
comment All email directed to 3rd party vendor except for one specific domain. How?
What is the MTA in use?
Apr
6
comment what are “non-virtualizable” instructions?
Or trap it, like VMware does. Or run under the whole OS on a completely different level, like KVM does.
Apr
6
comment What is the longest password for SSH?
@Dan: That's the size of the resulting hash, not which characters of the password are relevant.
Apr
6
comment Make a SAMBA file system visible to all users with mount_smbfs
@Spiff: So you're saying that the client machine is OS X, and the server machine is OS X? How did you deduce this?
Apr
5
comment Make a SAMBA file system visible to all users with mount_smbfs
So then is the SMB server a *nix machine running Samba?
Apr
5
comment Make a SAMBA file system visible to all users with mount_smbfs
What's the client OS?
Apr
5
comment when to set up a mail server?
The $additional_headers argument of mail(). Consult GMail's business FAQ if you have questions about it.
Apr
5
comment Do I need a DNS server?
At all. But your question asked "on my VPS" so I addressed that.
Apr
5
comment ubuntu: sending mail with postfix?
I'd recommend something from ORA. I have their sendmail book and it's one of the best I've seen. (Yes, I know sendmail sucks, but I haven't yet gotten around to writing anything better.) oreilly.com/catalog/9780596002121
Apr
5
comment What is this SIGSEGV error code 14?
It's a user-mode instruction fetch where the pointer used the reserved bit of the selector.
Apr
2
comment Linux LVM snapshot commit or revert?
There is no LVM merge tool available yet. It has been in the works, but I don't believe it's complete.
Apr
2
comment Can't run an executable under Linux
There are many things that can interfere with trying to execute a file. We're going to need a bit more background in order to give an answer.
Feb
16
comment Restricting web requests to a particular domain or subfolder
The question itself isn't so hot. How do you accept a request from a subfolder?
Jan
21
comment How to recompile PHP
Recompiling PHP is almost always a last resort. You need to talk more in detail about your situation in order to get at what you really need.