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......
sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo

sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo

We're using an old version of Upstart, on Centos, to manage stopping and starting our Node.js daemons, and one of the things the...

Keeping Linux Users In A MySQL Database With libpam-mysql On Ubuntu

I want to have a set of users on my Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx box managed by MySQL, rather than LDAP for a change...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nexus on Tomcat 5.5 on Ubuntu Hardy

I'm trying out this Continuous Integration fun at the moment. My end game is to get Hudson, Maven and Nexus working together to continuously build...

File Roller and 7zip

I recently needed to extract a file with the new, popular 7zip compression, which Ubuntu's File Roller doesn't support out of the box. Enabling...