Turning CPAN modules in to deb with dh perl make

Some of our PERL tools require some CPAN modules that are not part of the standard Ubuntu distribution. It's obviously possible to install the...

Disk Quotas On Ubuntu

I've recently needed to add disk usage quotas to a server in order to limit how much data users can store so as not...

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...

Apache2 ldap auth on Ubuntu Dapper and Feisty

As part of our internal office systems upgrade we have a shiny new LDAP server which we like to use as much as possible....

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...

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...

Configuring Tomcat 5.5 and Apache 2 with mod_jk

mod_jk is a conduit between a web server and Tomcat, it supports a variety of web servers including IIS. Using mod_jk to put Apache...

Burning an XVid to DVD in Ubuntu Jaunty from the command line

I needed to burn an XVid of one of my performances to DVD last night, remotely, as my MythBuntu box was being used by...

Using PowerDNS with PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Gutsy

We handle DNS for thousands of domains for our customers and whilst our existing solution worked it was very messy to maintain and...

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