Compile Latest Ganglia for All Versions of Debian and Ubuntu

I have learned a lot since I wrote the original how-to. I do not have time to write a nice story but follow the steps below and you should be fine. This will provide you with the latest version of Ganglia on any Debian based distro. Objectives: 1. Download latest sources from Ganglia git repository. […]

Logrotate MySQL Cron Error

I have been receiving the following email report: /etc/cron.daily/logrotate: error: error running shared postrotate script for ‘/var/log/mysql.log /var/log/mysql/mysql.log /var/log/mysql/mysql-slow.log ‘ run-parts: /etc/cron.daily/logrotate exited with return code 1 Most recommendations to fix this problem suggest updating the debian-sys-maint password for the MySQL server to match the one in /etc/mysql/debian.cnf. This will not fix the problem if […]

phplist SMTP w/ SSL

Update (Nov 25, 2013): Instructions for version 3.0.5 1. Rename config_extended.php to config.php 2. Uncomment line 558. define(“PHPMAILER_SECURE”,’ssl’); 3. Set mail server on line 535. define(“PHPMAILERHOST”,’’); 4. Uncomment line 543, 544, 547. Fill in the username, password and SSL port number. 5. Set line 213 to 0. define (“TEST”,0); The above steps should be all […]