Finding debianetchiso’s was little crucial when things doesn’t work well during upgrades. Especially when the drives go wrong and you have to continue running the good old distribution, better keep a copy of the ISO’s.
I found fresh PHP/MySQL deb packages from the following repository:
deb http://debian.ludost.net/debian/ testing main contrib non-free
deb-src http://debian.ludost.net/debian/ testing main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib
If you’re trying to install Debian Lenny on a XEN VM you might end up with the following error no matter which debian repository you use to install. can’t download file (/dists/lenny/main/installer-i386/20090123lenny1/images/netboot/xen/vmlinuz) Resolution: Smiplest way to install lenny on xenserver5.5 is "install from URL:http://mirrors.cn99.com/debian/". The above URL works perfectly on Citrix XENSERVER 5.5. Otherwise you [...]
Virtual Ethernet devices of the OpenVZ VM’s inside ProxMox is connected to a bridge. After installing ProxMox and creating virtual nodes, I found that public ips allocated inside VM’s were not reachable to world.
A quick fix for this issue is to ensure that Proxy ARP and IP Forwarding is configured fine.
Looking for a web administration tool for your system? Try out Webmin. One of the very basic tools to manage your system.
You can download the webmin package for different OS’s from the official website webmin.com.
Once you have the .deb package for Ubuntu/Debian, you will be prompted to install some dependencies. So first get the dependencies installed. Here are some dependencies which I needed on my laptop. (This may vary from machine to machine.. Nothing to worry rest of the packages can also be installed very easily with the intelligent installer aptitude)
Now, go ahead and install the webmin .deb file which you had downloaded earlier to finish installation.
$sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.x_all.deb
Now, you’re all set to drive your system the way you want it through a simple web interface. Access webmin via your browser by typing the following URL
(PS: Its not http://)
If you’re prompted for a security certificate accept it to get the webmin interface. Now you will be prompted for Username and Password. Enter your system’s user name and password to start with.
For those who need more out of this here are the key words: usermin, virtualmin … continue digging more..
Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. See the standard modules page for a list of all the functions built into Webmin, or check out the screenshots.