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Forum: Kernel Questions 14th July 2011, 14:34
Replies: 0
Views: 3,646
Posted By anw
grub.cfg & Restructuring Partitions

I just installed Debian on a brand new machine with a Revo SSD drive, and laid out these partitions:

boot
swap
lvm partition with root on it (usr, etc. are on a hard drive)

My old Linux...
Forum: Server Operation 7th September 2010, 15:29
Replies: 1
Views: 1,491
Posted By anw
Well, it appears I really need to upgrade, but...

Well, it appears I really need to upgrade, but until I've researched the upgrade steps enough to be confident I can do it remotely, I've temporarily resolved this thusly:

Get rid of explicit...
Forum: Server Operation 6th September 2010, 16:54
Replies: 1
Views: 1,491
Posted By anw
Dovecot depends on gnomemeeting?

I am trying to upgrade the version of dovecot on a rarely-maintained Debian machine with which I almost never have problems (ain't Linux wonderful?). The current version is 1.0.rc15-2, and I think...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 12th November 2009, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 2,071
Posted By anw
Hey, Falko, thanks! You seem to be the guy that...

Hey, Falko, thanks! You seem to be the guy that answers most of my questions. I've found a few sites:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/BluRayAndHDDVD...
Forum: HOWTO-Related Questions 12th November 2009, 03:18
Replies: 2
Views: 2,071
Posted By anw
A couple of General, Newbie Blu-ray Questions

I'm considering adding a Blu-ray burner to my Debian system, and am soliciting recommendations as to the make/model of the hardware, or the answers to the following questions:

1. Does the...
Forum: Desktop Operation 24th October 2009, 01:58
Replies: 0
Views: 3,612
Posted By anw
Can't find KDE system settings after upgrade to 4

My underlying problem is that I want to change my desktop fonts; not just for things like the page in a browser or in a text editor, but even the window titles, menu entries, decorations and icons. ...
Forum: Server Operation 28th June 2009, 04:10
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By anw
Evidently my Linksys home router went bad. I...

Evidently my Linksys home router went bad. I plugged my cable modem directly into a laptop and everything worked; move back to the main access switch, everything worked; moved to the main router (I...
Forum: Server Operation 27th June 2009, 18:22
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By anw
I'm going to call my ISP today. I don't think...

I'm going to call my ISP today. I don't think its my router; its been working fine for two or three years, and I rebooted my router as well.
Forum: Server Operation 26th June 2009, 02:52
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By anw
I tried 30, no change. I also temporarily shut...

I tried 30, no change. I also temporarily shut down ftp on the server, and tried running sshd on port 21, still no change. I rebooted my (home) router and rooted through all the networking stuff...
Forum: Server Operation 22nd June 2009, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By anw
I'll try it as soon as I get back to my office...

I'll try it as soon as I get back to my office this afternoon.

Thanks!
Forum: Server Operation 21st June 2009, 20:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By anw
putty Connection Seemingly Drops

Odd problem: when I'm working with putty from my home office to a server I have on the public internet, after a short period of time the terminal interface on the client quits responding. Here is...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 16th April 2009, 03:07
Replies: 2
Views: 5,089
Posted By anw
I found the problem. Somehow, in the midst of...

I found the problem. Somehow, in the midst of all the upgrading, I lost the BSD print stuff (lpr, etc.). I discovered this, then reinstalled lpr, which didn't work. I should have reinstalled...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 14th April 2009, 00:53
Replies: 2
Views: 5,089
Posted By anw
I have found something out. Evidently, java uses...

I have found something out. Evidently, java uses lpr to print, which is unnecessary in most (all?) other systems. I was printing fine except for java, then found a java program (jedit) that printed...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 12th April 2009, 01:43
Replies: 2
Views: 5,089
Posted By anw
Java Printing Problems

Well, I've had a terrible time getting my printer working after I upgraded my system to all the latest & greatest. Some details of the travail are here...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 12th April 2009, 01:21
Replies: 3
Views: 4,587
Posted By anw
Well, almost works. Can't print from any Java...

Well, almost works. Can't print from any Java app, but can print from all other apps.
Forum: Installation/Configuration 10th April 2009, 19:39
Replies: 3
Views: 4,587
Posted By anw
When I put this printer on a paralled port with...

When I put this printer on a paralled port with the "HP OfficeJet G85 - CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.3" driver, it works.

Is this a bug in all this new printing software I need to report?
Forum: Installation/Configuration 10th April 2009, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 4,587
Posted By anw
No CUPS Printer After Upgrade

I have a HP Officejet G85 and I just upgraded my system, which included the whole printer subsystem, and lost my printing. I have tried adding it via KDE's print dialog as well as directly via CUPS...
Forum: Server Operation 19th March 2009, 02:53
Replies: 6
Views: 8,436
Posted By anw
Yes. My very first post shows the VirtualHosts...

Yes. My very first post shows the VirtualHosts file in sites-enabled. It contains the one and only reference to localhost.

127.0.0.1 localhost anw-dev
192.168.1.20 anw-dev.cfl.rr.com anw-dev,...
Forum: Server Operation 18th March 2009, 00:19
Replies: 6
Views: 8,436
Posted By anw
BTW, the message I get in the browser is: ...

BTW, the message I get in the browser is:

Again, I don't get this message when I use 192.168.1.20
Forum: Server Operation 17th March 2009, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 8,436
Posted By anw
This shows apache2 on . In conf.d,...

This shows apache2 on .

In conf.d, apache2-doc contains:

There's also charset (a single line adding a default charset) and mod-jk.auto

Thanks!
Forum: Server Operation 17th March 2009, 00:24
Replies: 6
Views: 8,436
Posted By anw
apache2 won't connect to localhost or 127.0.0.1

Well, the above says it all, with the following two additional comments:

1. I use a cable modem with a specific IP address & a router with port 80 forwarded to my home Linux development machine. ...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 28th February 2009, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 3,956
Posted By anw
I still haven't gotten this to work. I'm at the...

I still haven't gotten this to work. I'm at the place above, where the system boots to saying something about my keyboard, then lists "all partitions", NOT to include the lvm filesystems.

I've...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 24th February 2009, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 3,956
Posted By anw
Thanks. I'll try that within the next day. By...

Thanks. I'll try that within the next day. By both stanzas, you mean both of the menu.lst kernel boot items that reference lvm2?

was the version created by createlvm2_initrd script.

After...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 24th February 2009, 05:10
Replies: 8
Views: 3,956
Posted By anw
On second thought, it looks more like it couldn't...

On second thought, it looks more like it couldn't fird whatever lvm driver it needed. Here's a more complete list of the boot messages, appearing right after something about the keyboard:

So, I'm...
Forum: Installation/Configuration 24th February 2009, 04:39
Replies: 8
Views: 3,956
Posted By anw
Hey, falko! Thanks for the reply. Yes, I've...

Hey, falko! Thanks for the reply. Yes, I've done those things. I had to go into the device.map and menu.lst to set the hd0 and hd1 to sda and hda, respectively, because I found out the one I boot...
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