November, 2012Archive for

The following packages have been kept back

Ran across this problem/feature "The following packages have been kept back:" when trying to update some of my Ubuntu servers. Typically this means there is some kind of dependency issue(s) with the listed packages. For me I had the package "open-vm-tools" installed and it was causing a dependency conflict with...

Rebuild Missing Configuration Files Command

For those Debian / Ubuntu fans out there that need to rebuild a missing or deleted configuration file without purging the package. Use the following command with just replacing PACKAGENAME with the name of the package you want to rebuild the config files for.   [crayon-5f9c454f5fa5c214779973/]   Definitely a good...

1&1 Hosting

Got more then 4 name servers listed on your domains? Maybe you're paying for a high availability DNS service... Well DON'T use 1&1 Hosting because they will remove your domains hosted by them after 30 days because their system cannot handle more then 4 name servers.   Let's say your...