Just a word about this post:
If this seems disjointed, illogical with more than a few misspelled words, come back later. This started out as my notes on configuring a set of virtual servers inside a client’s network. So I started writing as I went along. Eventually I’ll have it edited and make it final, but
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I just updated the page for Remote Logging Apache with Syslog-ng.
I hope it saves you some time and you find it useful.
Three weeks ago, the technology world was aflutter with buzz of the iPad. But with yesterday’s MeeGo announcement from Intel, the Linux Foundation and Nokia, it appears that Apple could have a Linux-based competitor for tablets, netbooks and other categories of devices.
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I got a call from a customer asking for help with a subversion server that suddenly went off-line. The system was running SuSe 10.1, apache2 and subversion, and almost nothing else. It had been operating for 2 years in the server room, in a headless configuration. The developers that used it connected with their Windows
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I’ve been working on a customers system, upgrading the motherboard and memory for better performance and reliability. We replaced an MSI motherboard with a SuperMicro Server board. When I tried to boot up the system after installing the new hardware, I got the following message in the screen.
OK booting the kernel
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After some poking around I found the solution to my ldap problem. I started reading the log files, turned on debugging in the init.d file and determined ldap was not starting. I started reviewing and checking the slapd.conf file and noticed that I was missing the samba.schema file, previously named samba3.schema.
So I started
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I recently decided it was time to upgrade my workstation from Etch to Lenny. Several of the applications were showing bugs and it looked like Lenny had stabilized enough to use it. I’m alway reluctant to upgrade. In my experience something always breaks, and I spend an inordinate amount of time figuring out how
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