Switch Debian 10 RC release to stable

When you installed your Debian 10 server by using one of the pre-releases, then you will get the following error message now that Debian 10 (Buster) has been released. N: Repository 'http://security.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates InRelease' changed its 'Version' value from '' to '10' E: Repository 'http://security.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates InRelease' changed its 'Suite' value from 'testing' to 'stable' ... Read more

How to Backup/Clear/Restore a SpamAssassin Bayes Database

SpamAssassin Bayes Database

Sometimes you might have to work with the Spamassin Bayes Token database. This is the database that is used by the SpamAssassin Self Learning (Bayesian) Classifier to store the ham and spam tokens. This tutorial will show you how to make a backup of that database. E.g. when you want to move it to a ... Read more

[SOLVED] E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

You get the following error message while installing a .deb package on Debian or Ubuntu or while installing Updates? E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? This error means that there is already an apt process running or ... Read more

How To Check And Repair All MySQL Databases on Debian And Ubuntu Linux

The Following command can be used to check and repair all MySQL databases on a Ubuntu or Debian Linux System. Ubuntu Linux sudo mysqlcheck --defaults-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf --auto-repair --optimize --all-databases Debian Linux mysqlcheck --defaults-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf --auto-repair --optimize --all-databases The benefit of the above command is that it uses the debian-sys-maint login to MySQL which is available on every ... Read more