I‘m a home user and how do I install VirtualBox virtualization software for my home use under Debian Linux 6 operating systems?
Under CentOS / Fedora / RHEL I can use rpm -ql packageName command to view contacts of .rpm file. How do I view the contents of a .deb file under Debian / Ubuntu Linux?
I‘m trying to install mysql-server package under Debian using the following command:
apt-get install mysql-server-5.0 mysql-common
But I’m getting an error which read as follows:
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libdevel-symdump-perl liburi-perl libhtml-parser-perl libapr1 libhtml-tree-perl libpq5 libhtml-tagset-perl libwww-perl
Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
libdbd-mysql-perl libmysqlclient15off mysql-client-5.0
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libdbd-mysql-perl libmysqlclient15off mysql-client-5.0 mysql-common mysql-server-5.0
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
E: Archive directory /var/cache/apt/archives/partial is missing.
How do I fix the problem?
I got rsnapshot based backup server up and running for my network under Debian Linux 5.x. But, whenever I run a backup job using the following command:
rsnapshot -v -c /root/rsnapshot.server1.conf hourly
I get the following messages on screen:
WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink “/nas/.rsnapshot/hourly.1/server1.example.com/etc/alternatives/locate”
WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink “/nas/.rsnapshot/hourly.1/server1.example.com/etc/alternatives/nc.1.gz”
WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink “/nas/.rsnapshot/hourly.1/server1.example.com/etc/alternatives/jexec-binfmt”
WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink “/nas/.rsnapshot/hourly.1/server1.example.com/etc/alternatives/servertool”
How do I fix this problem?
How do I uninstall deb packages under Ubuntu Linux using GUI or CLI (command line) methods?
Q. I’m not able to run nslookup or host command under Debian or Ubuntu Linux. In fact, these commands are missing from my installation. How do I install nslookup and related dns client commands?