Tag Archives: Ubuntu

New Ubuntu MTA now in use by new slogin server

The new slogin server will not send non-ASCII MH emails to the main Lab CentOS 5 MTAs, as they do not advertise that they support 8BITMIME. A Ubuntu 16.04 MTA which was being used for development has been brought into … Continue reading

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New Ubuntu 18.04 LTS slogin-new test server

A new Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server is now available, available via the service name slogin-new and slogin. To ensure that the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server is used, connect to slogin. Comments to sys-admin please.

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ssh-dss .dsa user ssh host keys to slogin-serv

User ssh-dss .dsa files are no longer accepted by slogin-serv, so generate new ones if necessary. Continue reading

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slogin server partial upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

slogin-serv now has Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 machines Continue reading

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slogin server upgrade

slogin will move to Ubuntu 14.04 Continue reading

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internal ‘sysdata’ web service fist to move to NFS sec=sys

sysadat has moved to Ubuntu apache 2.4 NFS sec=sys Continue reading

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Removal of avahi-daemon from Ubuntu 14.04 systems

It appears that the avahi-daemon causes the gtk+ library on Ubuntu 14.04 systems used by many GUIsĀ  (e.g. firefox and chrome) to hammer the print spooler by opening hundreds of simultaneous connections, causing the GUI to crash. To avoid this, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 lucid libc bug

A libc bug involving nscd may cause some Ubuntu 10.04 systems to fail in various ways. The quick fix is to run “cl-asuser service nscd stop” and “cl-update-system” to install a fixed libc. Ubuntu 10.04 is getting a bit old … Continue reading

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Testing new slogin / ssh-remote server

Please try out the new test TSS “slogin-new”. Continue reading

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