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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Apache2 with SSL and Tomcat5.5 on Ubuntu

One of the newer features to our site is an access control mechanism to force specific paths to only be delivered over SSL when...

High availability with LVS using LVSadmin

The Linux Virtual Server is a highly scalable and highly available server built on a cluster of real servers, with the load balancer running...

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...

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