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...

rpmdb: Lock table is out of available locker

I had a crazy weird bug today whilst running Puppet on one of our CentOS boxes where no packages were being installed. A quick...
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How To Take Control Of Another Computer

There are several things to think about when taking control of another computer, the Operating System running on it, the speed of...

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...
Android Create AVD

Android Create AVD

The second part of this series covers creating our first Android Virtual Device or AVD. The Android Virtual Device (AVD) is basically a configuration...

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...
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monit: error connecting to the monit daemon

We're rolling out monit on our new platform at the request of a vendor to manage their new service. I've always been dead...

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...

Bash Shortcuts

Meta- go to beginning of history file Meta-> -> go to end of history file Meta-f -> go to next word in command line Meta-b -> go...

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