BackupPC ping too slow

Whilst adding a new remote server to our BackupPC configuration, it threw the following error Contents of file /Volumes/2TB/backuppc/pc/www.server.co.uk/LOG.102011, modified 2011-10-25 13:10:23 2011-10-25 12:00:00 ping too...

Changing deb package architecture

We have several PHP applications and libraries incorrectly packaged for i386 rather than all, which means they wont install to our nice new shiny...

Slow SSH and SCP connections on Ubuntu

My home Ubuntu Jaunty installation often takes a good 40-60 seconds to connect to using SSH, none of the other servers I maintain have...

SVN COPY 502 Bad Gateway error

Our developers were experiencing a weird problem recently with our SVN installation where they couldn't copy any files in SVN, they would always get...

New Ubuntu Jaunty Screen

At the moment I'm trying out the beta for Ubuntu Jaunty and one the first thing I noticed was the new version of screen...

Iptables Block Outgoing Traffic

We need to give one of our customers to an internal server, for this we've enabled remote SSH access. Even though we trust them...
couchdb

CouchDB {“error”:”insecure_rewrite_rule”,”reason”:”too many ../.. segments”}

Whilst working an AMAZING NPM repository mirror yesterday (which totally works, despite not really offering the performance benefit I'd hoped, because NPM is rubbish)...
Idiot

Think Carefully About Your Clever Project Names

We're building a new exciting cluster at work using Linux HA and stuff to make it work magically. In the olden days of yore...

Linux Command Line AVI Repair

Recently I had an avi file with a broken index that needed to be repaired. After a quick search and read of some man...

Error: Could not stat() command file ‘/var/lib/nagios3/rw/nagios.cmd’!

I've been doing a lot of Nagios deployments recently, and this error always bites me, on all Ubuntu versions, including Hardy and Intrepid (haven't...

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