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...

do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No new release found

My HTPC is almost appliance like, in the way I never upgrade it, i.e. this morning it was still running Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal......

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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