Tag: "debian"

How to check when Linux was installed

How to check when Linux was installed
If you have several servers to maintain like I do, at some point you'll want to know how old exactly an installation of Debian (or another flavor or Linux) has gotten since you last wiped it clean... So how do you check the install date? I found t… more »

How to fix apt-get missing keys (Debian)

Lately, my Debian servers have been bugging me with stuff like this everytime I tried to apt-get update:W: There are no public key available for the following key IDs:XYZ123W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems</p&g… more »

How to manage MySQL binary log space (Debian)

So it turns out that what is filling up my root partition is my MySQL binary logs.A collection of fat files in /var/log/mysql ...So I had several options: Move the logs to a different partition Increase the size of the root partition D… more »

Why is my Linux root partition full?

Oh my... nothing puts a server down on its knees more than a root partition with 0% free space. Oh well, ok, maybe being dugg beats it. But still, when you have a full partition, you're in trouble... First thing is to find what is using that much spac… more »

TLS IMAP with Courier on Debian

Welcome back to the daily emailing setup on Debian... The default private key for the courier IMAP server is for localhost, whiwh will issue warnings in the mail client. To generate a new (self signed) private key, you need to do this: rm… more »