Posts Tagged ‘ apt-get ’

Ever get this message when running apt-get update: The following signatures couldn’t be verified ?

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

Well I just did, infact the full message is: GPG error: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ########### With the #’s being replacing by whatever key number you are given.. obviously this means that you need to update or get a new key.. Easy
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Installing Audacity 2 in Debian Squeeze

Apr 20th, 2012 | By

Well this was a bit of a nightmare and only really figured it out due to some luck Soooo, you’ve no doubt been trying a bunch of things and have ended in frustration. Let me tell you that from my experience you are going to have to install from source.. No clean neat little packages,
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Installing latest version of GIMP in Debian Squeeze using repos and apt-get

Apr 12th, 2012 | By

Alright so last night I did a ton of upgrades and when I went to open GIMP this morning I found that it wasn’t there.  Awesome, the upgrades apparently removed it due to some unmet dependencies.  Not to be unexpected as my Debian is a veritable mixture of stable debian, backports, one or two SID installs
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Having a non-executable /tmp (noexec) wreaks havoc with apt-get

Jan 5th, 2012 | By

For performance reasons I choose tmpfs as the filesystem of choice for /tmp and for security reasons I always make sure that /tmp has a noexec flag attached to it.  I’ve been admining webservers for 10 years now and by far the single greatest system wide breach of security happens with a script being placed
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