Unable to install on new AMD A8 quad coreview story

http://askubuntu.com – Have used ubunto for years now. Bought a Samsung 305v5a-so2 laptop yesterday Runs an Amb A8 quadcore. Want to install ubuntu. Have a cd of 10.04 and as I am not clear about whether to install 32 or 64 bit I thought I would run the trial of ubuntu from the cd to see it. After about 30m started getting Authentification Failure messages. Squashrs-error Unable to read fragment cash entry Then a zilli (HowTos)

Please explain Solaris boot sequence in detailview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Its same question for Linux here at Please explain Linux boot sequence in detail but emphasis on Solaris style of things. I am preparing a document in detail showing light on the boot sequence of Solaris right from pressing of Power-on button the host to the login prompt appearance. It would be great if we could combine and collate that right answers here into a single place of reference. (HowTos)

How to enable logs for execution of multiple URLs through cscript.exe & *.vbs bat fileview story

http://serverfault.com – I have multiple URLs to execute. (HowTos)

Environment variable not being picked up by app when started with Upstart (Ubuntu)view story

http://serverfault.com – How does one go about getting a new environment variable picked up system-wide without restarting the server? As its an Ubuntu 11.x server, I'm using Upstart to start/restart processes. I added a new environment variable to /etc/environment that needs to be picked up by one of my app's processes. If I start the process directly from my shell, the variable is being picked up and all is fine (I'v (HowTos)

Change mistyped domain nameview story

http://serverfault.com – I've inherited the job of maintaining a linux web server (dedicated box) that runs CentOS 5.7 & Apache/2.0.63. the site's domain name was mistyped on setup and now that's strewn across the whole filesystem. I've tried editing named.conf and httpd.conf + .conf includes and restarting named, httpd and cpanel. that didn't work as cpanel still lists the domain with the typo in it. (HowTos)

How do I create a new linode and move my current websites and data to it?view story

http://serverfault.com – I am a relative newby to managing my own server. I set up a Linode a while ago, installed Ubuntu 9.1 (Karmic) followed by Apache, MySQL, my websites, some mods etc. What I didn't realise was that, not only could I upgrade my version of Ubuntu, but that I should. (HowTos)

SSH Tunnelling: How can I stop users being able to access services bound to localhost via port forwarding?view story

http://serverfault.com – I want to be able to offer ssh accounts on my linux server for people to be able to use for SSH tunnelling. All accounts will be locked down with no interactive shell, for tunnelling / port forwarding purposes only. (HowTos)

Need pointer to make simple oss volume managerview story

http://askubuntu.com – I can not get my ALSA or Pulseaudio get working for my headphone sound. (HowTos)

VPS eating RAM?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a VPS with 512MB RAM with 1GB Burst from TelVPS. There is no swap space for the VPS. I had a discussion regarding this with my service provider but they said that they dont provide swap space for VPS, Can I add SWAP space of my own? (HowTos)

Fusion has no internet on Hotel Networkview story

http://serverfault.com – I am running Lion on a MacBook and using VMWare Fusion 3.1. This hotel network requires a user name and password. I can enter this in Safari and it works fine, boom, the Mac can browse, download etc. The XP VM, even though it has an IP address and everything, cannot connect to the internet. The page to log in is With a couple other things after it. (HowTos)