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Debian-Lenny is the codename for Debian GNU/Linux version 5.0.

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Linux Mailserver down - how to reinstall libs used by Postfix?

I have a new issue, unable to send/receive mail on a Lenny based Postfix/Dovecot/MySql setup. Syslog shows Apr 4 11:09:21 Debian-50-lenny-64-LAMP postfix/master[19796]: warning: /usr/lib/postfix/...
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"Server dropped: no data" NTP issue

One of my servers is unable to synchronize time with my internal ntp server. It works for every servers in the DMZ except one ! Here the ntpdate debug of a server that able to synchronize : host-10....
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How can I copy an AMI between regions in AWS?

We are having difficulty copying an AMI we have created in our California VPC to our Oregon VPC as the AKI and ARI are not available in Oregon. The AKI/ARI we are using in California are as follows. ...
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apache processes taking 100% of CPU

I have a 4 GB virtual server that I'm hosting a rugby website and since it's a rugby world cup season my site is receiving a good amount of traffic , not too much that it exceeds my server limit ...
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How to patch CVE-2015-0235 (GHOST) on Debian Lenny and Squeeze?

There is a right way to patch GHOST on Debian Lenny and Squeeze? According to this link there are no plans to patch Lenny https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-0235 Thanks!
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GitLab push not possible and always results in asking for git-user password [closed]

I have a problem with GitLab. Everything is fine, but I can't push. It is asking me all the time the password of the user git. Is it a problem, that I first installed the Omnibus package and then ...
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How to get all the Debian CD ISO files to Blu-ray [closed]

There is a machine running Lenny without raid. It does pose a problem in case of HDD failure. Safety plan was like this: Install Lenny on clean disk of same properties, then copy/replace all the ...
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Linux/Debian server upgrading and Apache and MySQL servers installing [closed]

Situation description I have a linux server: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.10 (lenny) Release: 5.0.10 Codename: lenny Lately, the MySQL server was a litte bit ...
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Linux server updating requirements [duplicate]

I am new in my company and since a week I discovered that the company linux server contains a virus..tying to figure out what is the cause of the virus infection I noticed that the server is not up to ...
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Vmware 5.1 ESX linux host cpu keep climbing overtime

I have Debian lenny with php and mysql, in Vmware 5.1 ESX. Cpu keeps climbing over time. After about 50 days, cpu usage is 100% by apache and mysql but it is climbing day by day. If I restart these ...
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Squeeze/Lenny compilation : Library Link error [closed]

I've got a problem here : I have a C++ Library ("DataTsBroad") and a C++ Test app ("DataTsBroadTest"), to test it. Actually, the Lib and the Test app are both compiled an a Debian Lenny. Now, i ...
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Installing PHP4 on a Debian (lenny) 7 32bit box

I am trying to install PHP4 on a Debian 7 32bit box but I ran into the following root@php4:~# apt-get update Get:1 http://snapshot.debian.org lenny Release.gpg [189 B] Hit http://snapshot.debian....
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LVM meta data missing from a device

Here is the situation. I have a MD device, /dev/md0, which is fully functional, but seems to have no LVM meta data. As far as everything I know how to do is concerned, it isn't part of a volume ...
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Can't find ISCSI drives after NAS firmware update

This is what it's all about: I've got a Linux network with an actual hardware server running two separate virtual machines and a QNAP NAS T-459 Pro+ as a fileserver. Since updating the QNAP firmware ...
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Proc files visible to all in Lenny, but not in Squeeze

I noticed that in my lenny distributions of debian that the proc files are read all in that any user can see if a process is running. In squeeze I noticed that the proc files are readable just to ...
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What is the right order of upgrade of system components?

I want to upgrade multiple components of a system including: Linux distribution (debian lenny -> squeeze) Mysql (5.0->5.1->5.5->5.6) Apache tomcat 6 to 7 Java runtime version What (and why) would ...
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What to check after a linux server crashes?

My linux server (debian 5) stalled and had to be rebooted. Please advise what to check in order to find out what happened. Usual suspects like /var/log/messages, syslog, and kern.log. Could you give ...
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apt-get upgrade Not found IP. Sources.list issue? (lenny) [duplicate]

I get a lot of this errors when runnong apt-get update command Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/main Sources/DiffIndex Ign http://archive.debian.org lenny/volatile/contrib Sources/...
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mysql error 1062 'duplicate entry' when restoring backup

Sorry, I seen similar threads but I still couldn't find it addressing my issue plus, I needed some more info on this. Requirement: To create an exact replica 'db4' of an existing DB 'db3'. Procedure ...
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How to install packages on debian lenny 5.0

I'm working with Debian Lenny 5.0 and I'm trying to replicate an environment. The problem is that when I try to update aptitude.. it looks like the servers aren't online anymore. Is there any way for ...
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SSL certificate: unable to get local issuer certificate [closed]

I'm running Debian (Lenny). When I run this: curl --ssl https://www.google.com I get this error: curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate More details here: http:/...
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Converting Debian fstab to use UUIDs via linux-base?

We have a few Debian 5 systems that are still using /dev/hda in the fstab. We'd like to covert them to using UUIDs. This is supposed to be done automatically via the "linux-base" package (postinst), ...
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Trouble with Debian Lenny and Sphinx

I've very basic understanding of linux systems, but I've a server which was setup a while ago to host some web apps. Recently I decided to test out and implement Sphinx but unfortunately I cant get ...
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Zimbra server status showing red in control panel

I have been having a weird problem with Zimbra(7.1.4_GA_2555.DEBIAN5) lately: On the (web)control panel the status keep changing to red every few days. When this is happens the output of zmcontrol ...
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Package pinning in Debian lenny

I need your advice as I don't know if I hit a bug, or I am misunderstanding something. On a Debian Lenny, I am trying to prevent the installation of two particular packages, when they are requested ...
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kernel + libc6 issue upgrading to squeeze

I used to run Debian testing, and I haven't upgraded or dist-upgraded for about 2 years. Yesterday I made the mistake of trying that... it didn't work (I don't remember the exact error messages), so I ...
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Upgrading Lenny to Squeeze over ssh

I am running an ISPConfig3 server with Lenny which I want to upgrade the Squeeze, however... I am not at the terminal and the server is in my server-hall. Can I upgrade Lenny to Squeeze over SSH? I ...
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BIND9 - Noob issue on how to connect to the main domain

I'm pretty sure I'm doing something stupid, but let's ask anyway. I'm trying to create "hostnames" on my LAN machines (eg. when you ping "chris", Chris' machine - IP 12.34.56.78 - respond to that). I'...
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apt-get update getting 404 on debian lenny

Here is my /etc/apt/sources.list ###### Debian Main Repos deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ lenny main contrib non-free ###### Debian Update Repos deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates ...
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Debian 5.0 (lenny) apt sources fail?

For the past few days, I couldn't update our apt-sources on Debian 5.0 (lenny). I get the following errors. W: Failed to fetch http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/lenny/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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Debian 5 Lenny how to upgrade Python to 2.7 version to run Django app?

I'm configuring Debian 5 to run my Django app. The required application is required incompatible with Python 2.5 packages. I installed Python 2.7 and created the symlink python -> /usr/bin/python2....
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How can I prevent cron from filling up my root partition?

I'm using cron tasks every 3 mins, the result is logged in my cron.log. Also after executing (wget) certain php file, it's name (with 0 bytes filesize) is copied to root, spaming it - see the figure ...
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how do I install node.js on linode debian lenny?

I want to use nodejs on a linode machine that has debian lenny installed. I want to have the latest version of nodejs and npm as well. apt-get does not seem to know nodejs or possibly I don't know ...
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Install meteor server in debian (lenny)

I wonder how can I install this in a lenny machine. Well, this site has instructions on how to do this, but in step 3 I can't do cd /usr/local/meteor because this folder doesn't exist! How I can ...
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ERROR: Can't find the archive-keyring

I'm trying to upgrade my Debian Lenny to Squeeze. I've replaced the word lenny to squeeze in sources.list and ran apt-get clean apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade But after a while, I get this ...
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bind9 upgrade on Linux lenny distribution

I have to update my bind9 package in my Debian lenny server. Please suggest me what is the best way to do this. This server does not have internet connection. And this operation should not affect the ...
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64 bit HVM guest freezes while booting on Debian Lenny 64 bit Xen hypervisor

I'm trying to create an x86 64 bit guest machine on an old Debian Lenny x86 64 bit hypervisor using HVM. The physical CPU is a first generation Intel i7 with VT-x support. Xen recognizes the VT-x ...
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Where is my space on /var being used?

I'm a novice linux admin and now responsible for the OS of a 3 node Tomcat cluster. (Tomcat is handled by the DEVs luckily.) I got alarmed by our monitoring solution that /var on server01 has only ...
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Using daemontools under Debian

I need to monitor my postfix, dovecot and sasl process and start them if something go wrong. I read about daemontools and I want it to monitor mail services. Can I find somewhere step by step guide ...
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the server's certificate did not match its hostname multiple domains on same server

I have 3 websites host on a single server, and only one of those website is using SSL. I bought, configured and installed a GoDaddy certificate and it is working fine on all browsers (Chrome, FF, ...
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Debian Installer not working

I get: dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6-amd64 (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-2.6.26-1-amd64 linux-image-2.6....
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Nginx running on Debian lenny, how to add SSL?

Some time ago I installed Nginx and Passenger on Debian lenny with... sudo apt-get install nginx sudo gem install passenger sudo passenger-install-nginx-module This is what I get when I do nginx -V ...
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forward port 3306 from firewalled machine to desktop using SSH?

Here's the network setup: Machine A (my PC) SSH 22 => Machine B (Linode with root access) SSH 21343 => Machine C (MySQL server). I want to forward port 3306 from C through B to A, so I can use SQL ...
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How to enable Chinese on Debian lenny? [closed]

I have already installed Chinese fonts $ sudo apt-cache search chinese $ sudo apt-get install ttf-arphic-bkai00mp ttf-arphic-bsmi00lp ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp ... added locales $ ...
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Warnings about partition tables on /dev/md? during preseed installation. (Debian Lenny)

I'm setting up an environment to install many Lenny machines at once and I need to avoid any dialog with the process, corner cases aside. One thing that consistently troubles me is that after my ...
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Apache dies, and never listens or repsonds again even after a reboot?

This is very strange! Running debian Lenny 32bit. Have Apache/MySql 5.5.15/Mongo and Memcached running on a dev machine. This is the second time this happened after running a complex query in Mysql. ...
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Some Apache requests are slow, most complete instantly

I have two Dell R410 web servers (2x quad core Xeon E5520 w/ 8gb ram) running Debian 5 stable. Their patching had been neglected for a while, so recently we did a patching run to bring everything up ...
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Debian Lenny, Python 2.7 and mod_wsgi

I am running a Debian Lenny box, which comes with Python 2.5.2. I would like to run Python 2.7 for my WSGI apps only, keeping 2.5 as default for the system, but I cannot get it to work. First, I ...
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Why isn't fail2ban blocking failures?

This below is the output of fail2ban log. Nothing more shows up, but in auth.log I see like hundreds of failures for root user login (someone is bad ass brute forcing). 2011-07-06 01:48:16,249 ...
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Why do I get GPG error when running apt-update for lenny-backports?

Alright, so I'm trying to upgrade (if you could call it so) to lenny-backports as seen here, but I ran into this error when running apt-get update: W: GPG error: http://backports.debian.org lenny-...
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