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Convert Red Hat to Debian Squeeze

November 9, 2011
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=====Convert Red Hat to Debian Squeeze Remotely on a Live system===== Last week i was confronted with a compromised custom Asterisk (Elastix) based PBX that suffered security issues, both in the configuration, such as easy passwords very lenient permissions, as well as the normal CentOS provided security updates since some software/drivers outside of the native…

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the road to Lucid Lynx

October 4, 2009
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Have been using Xubuntu for the last several years as my desktop of choice since the days of the first LTS Dapper Drake, the XFCE desktop proved to me a more sane and stable desktop environment then the Ubuntu Gnome version, especially some exciting new…

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roundcube installeren

May 28, 2009
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roundcube installeren

ik ga er hier van uit dat er al een werkende versie van apache en mysql aanwezig is Roundcube downloaden De laatste versie van Roundcube is te vinden op http://roundcube.net/downloads Op het moment van schrijven is dat versie “roundcubemail-0.2.2.tar.gz” Voor we Roundcube downloaden gaan we…

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online debian manpages

March 14, 2009
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Recently i have been practicing my “website building skills” a little, nothing special but making a nice website was simply a thing i never did so i just want to…

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Replacing a failing disk

March 8, 2009
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====S.M.A.R.T. giving warnings==== http://manpages.songshu.org/manpages/lenny/en/man8/smartctl.8.html lately I’ve been receiving S.M.A.R.T. warnings by mail about one of the disks in a RAID10 array, the mails came in pairs like below. SMART error…

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avantfax_install_script

February 21, 2009
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=====Debian Avantfax install script improvement WORK IN PROGRESS!!!!!===== Avantfax works really well on Debian but it is not officially supported by Avantfax so the install script is lacking, i would…

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hylafax lenny vserver

February 21, 2009
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=====HylaFAX===== http://manpages.songshu.org/manpages/lenny/en/man5/hylafax-server.5.html Hylafax runs very well in a Vserver, all that needs to be done extra compared to a “normal” install is to copy the /dev/ttyS0 so Hylafx can reach…

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Getting High with Lenny

February 15, 2009
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====== Getting High with Lenny ====== The aim here is to set up some high available services on Debian Lenny (at this moment still due to be released) Most of…

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a webcache for the local network

February 15, 2009
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====== proxy.cipar.net (192.168.1.14)====== http://manpages.songshu.org/manpages/lenny/en/man8/squid.8.html a webcache for the local network http://blog.last.fm/2007/08/30/squid-optimization-guide not really sure in how far this optimalisations are optimal for this particulair setting, but it works with or…

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bind9 in a Vserver

February 15, 2009
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====== ns0.cipar.net (192.168.1.17)====== This will be the resolving nameserver available to the local network, and the authoritive for the domains. http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/355 === Installation === newvserver --vsroot /VSERVERS --hostname ns0 --domain…

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setup a debian apt-mirror

February 15, 2009
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====== mirror.cipar.net (192.168.1.18)====== http://manpages.songshu.org/manpages/lenny/en/man1/apt-mirror.1.html a local mirror for debian and ubuntu === Installation === newvserver --vsroot /VSERVERS --hostname mirror --domain cipar.net --ip 192.168.1.18/24 --dist etch --mirror http://192.168.1.12:3142/debian.apt-get.eu/debian --interface dummy0 Your…

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zimbra in a linux Vserver

February 15, 2009
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====== mailro.songshu.org (192.168.1.86)====== === Installation === newvserver --vsroot /VSERVERS --hostname mailro --domain songshu.org --ip 192.168.1.86/24 --dist etch --arch i386 --mirror http://192.168.1.12:3142/debian.apt-get.eu/debian --interface dummy0 Your current time zone is set to…

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sync zimbra contacts with funambol

February 15, 2009
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====== Funambol ====== Lets try to hook up funambol.cipar.net with the zimbra installation at mailro.songshu.org so that we can sync the calendars and contact lists with e-mail clients like thunderbird…

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avantfax on debian

February 15, 2009
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======fax.cipar.net (192.168.1.10)====== The hylafax server receives and sends faxes and is accessible via Avantfax on http://192.168.1.10 ====THE AVANTFAX PART OF THIS THIS PAGE IS OUTDATEd by the avantfax debian.sh script…

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customise the ubuntu installer

February 15, 2009
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== The Plan. == to remaster the Hardy Heron netboot mini.iso so it will do the following. * install everything i want without asking any questions. * install the packages…

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backup files with rsnapshot

February 15, 2009
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======backup.cipar.net (192.168.1.13)====== The domU that will act as the back up server will be the only one placed on the 2 terabyte disks in the RAID1 setup. Besides keeping a…

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apt-cacher

February 15, 2009
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======apt.cipar.net (192.168.1.12)====== A local apt cache for the desktop and server installations and security updates, combine the debian, ubuntu, the medibuntu and a custom repo. ===installation==== newvserver --vsroot /VSERVERS --hostname…

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setup RAID 10

February 14, 2009
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======host.cipar.net (192.168.1.1)====== The base for this setup is Debian Etch dom0, we will use the 64 bits edition to make use of the little extra speed advantage. We only need…

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replacing disfuctioning Marvel ethernet controller

February 14, 2009
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There were problems in the past with the sky2 driver and it still seems to act up once in a while. to replace it and to have sure the new…

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make a debian installation usb

February 14, 2009
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===== make a debian installation usb ===== To download the installer we do as follows $ wget http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/etch/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/boot.img.gz and we will also need the same iso file as when making…

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Just another collection of nuts

October 4, 2008
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Just another collection of nuts

Not much to see here, its just a collection of notes and howto’s. In case you are interested in Linux and specifically Debian it might be interesting, but do note…

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mobiel internet modem 904 KPN

March 13, 2010
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KPN levert de “Mobiel Internet Modem 904″ , zoals ze zelf deze “Dongel”  noemen. Het feit dat ze een “dongle”  “dongel” noemen en het KPN type nummer  overeenkomt met een…

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New Lucid Lynx theme (and why it sucks)

March 10, 2010
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WOW!!!! After years of promises there finally has been a mayor overhaul of the Ubuntu theme after the “Brown Human Theme” that we have been accustomed to for so long,…

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Karmic Koala bugs

October 4, 2009
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strange colors in firefox when displaying images the below post fixed it, just set the default 2 to 0 http://support.mozilla.com/tiki-view_forum_thread.php?comments_parentId=403836&forumId=1 EDIT:::::: OK, have been working on the BETA now for…

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Karmic Koala, first impression

October 4, 2009
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MMM OK, the boot up is fast with the new upstart and the new log in screen looks promising even though its still a little rough around the etches. I…

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Karmic Koala installation

October 4, 2009
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Karmic Koala installation

As mentioned in the the post the road to Lucid Lynx i will be trying out Karmic Koala Gnome version as a test to see if i can transition from…

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