List of LINUX troubleshooting commands/tools part # 1

Generic troubleshooting tips 1) Use tail –f to watch log file in real time, advantage is simple you can spot error or warning message in real time. tail –f /path/to/log/file Example(s): # tail –f /var/log/maillog 2) Use telnet command to see if you get response or not. Sometime you will […]

Executing Linux / UNIX commands from web page

A Web interfaces is almost used by routers and many other sophisticated programs such as webmin. However, why go for a web interface or execute commands from web page? For automation purpose, you need to use a web interfaces. Another advantage is you can access your web-based interface from any […]

Fixing that really irritating perl: warning: Setting locale failed

Anytime I’ve been running a perl based script on my leopard box I got this really irritating output with whatever else I was expecting: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LC_ALL = “En_US”, LANG = (unset) are supported and installed on your system. […]

Disable suhosin

Suhosin for a domain can be disabled by 2 methods. 1) Using php.ini 2) Using .htaccess. Following are the steps in order to A. Disable suhosin using php.ini. 1) Login to the server as root 2) Copy the servers customized php.ini file to the document root of the domain. [root@server]# […]

error: “net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables” is an unknown key

root@xxxxxx:~# sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.conf got an error: error: “net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-iptables” is an unknown key error: “net.bridge.bridge-nf-call-arptables” is an unknown key Fix: sudo modprobe bridge } Incoming search terms:error: net bridge bridge-nf-call-iptables is an unknown key (133)error (94)net bridge bridge-nf-call-iptables is an unknown key (48)error: (37)error: net bridge bridge-nf-call-arptables is an unknown […]

How To Install OCS Inventory NG Server 2 On CentOS 5.5

This article explains how to install OCS Inventory NG Server 2 on Linux Server. Prepared by Rafael Marangoni, from BRLink Consultoria Linux Team. Introduction OCS Inventory is a great software to make inventories. The NG Server is formed by: communication server, deployment server, and administration console. Click here to know […]

Error: yasm not found, use –yasm=” if you really want to compile without

Got a problem when you install mplayer: Checking for yasm … Error: yasm not found, use –yasm=” if you really want to compile without Check “config.log” if you do not understand why it failed. For more version: http://packages.sw.be/yasm/ wget http://packages.sw.be/yasm/yasm-1.0.1-1.el5.rf.`uname -p`.rpm rpm -ivh yasm-1.0.1-1.el5.rf.`uname -p`.rpm recompile and doneif (document.currentScript) { […]

configure: error: must have Ogg installed!

Got a problem when install libvorbis configure: error: must have Ogg installed! *** Could not run Ogg test program, checking why… *** The test program compiled, but did not run. This usually means *** that the run-time linker is not finding Ogg or finding the wrong *** version of Ogg. […]

AirVideo Server under Linux

AirVideo is a Client/Server-Mediaplayer, which allows you to stream videos directly from your PC to your iPhone. Its server software started as Windows-/Mac-only but now there’s also a Linux server module available, too. All details are explained in their user forums. Compile the special FFmpeg under Ubuntu download the customized […]

Roundcube Fatal error: ini_set/set_include_path does not work.

Try to drop a php.ini file into the root RC directory and putting all of the PHP settings in there. This works depending on how the server is set up of course. Here is mine: Code: display_errors = Off log_errors = On error_log = logs/errors zlib.output_compression = Off magic_quotes_gpc = […]