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“Cloning” a server [duplicate]

I have recently been tasked with making a dev version of one of my production servers (both 12.04LTS). If I could create an image on my cloud service, it would be simple. Problem, these are both ...
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compare package list between servers

i know on desktop there's a graphical way to sync package list between pc. on servers i've always been doing dpkg --get-selection >pkg_list scp pkg_list username@server: dpkg --set-selction ...
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`apt-get upgrade` stalls with zombie `dpkg` - what to do?

During an apt-get upgrade on a server, output stalled and in investigation I found a zombie dpkg process, but the apt-get process still alive. What is the best way to handle this? The dpkg log shows ...
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How to list installed packages with security patches?

I would like to list all packages installed on a Ubuntu Server 10.04 that were upgraded for security reasons. Is there any tool that will list all security packages installed on a system? Any help ...
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Using `dpkg --set-selections` to copy package config to a new server

I'm trying to create a test server with all the same packages on as the live server, following the instructions here (and similar instructions elsewhere) But when I run the apt-get -u dselect-upgrade ...
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Ubuntu Server: dpkg returned an error code (1)

I have experienced this error in the past but have been able to resolve it by running 'sudo apt-get -f install'; however, that is no longer the case. I have spent about 4 hours looking into this and ...
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apt-get don't let me install any package [duplicate]

Im using Ubuntu Server 12.04 i686 When I try to update/install any package, always appear an error like this dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libpam-winbind: libpam-winbind ...
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Is there any YUM to APT-GET tool?

I have a big source code where it wants to install everything where shown of YUM (Fedora, CentOS, Red hat package manager). Example: $ yum install bzip2 cpio curl curl-devel fileutils gettext-devel ...
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Install same packages from one server on another

I have a legacy Ubuntu Server 12.04 (i386) and a new Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (AMD64) How do I use the same list of packages from the legacy server on the AMD64 server? I tried this: dpkg ...
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Offline MySQL installation (Using deb file and no internet connection)

I downloaded MySQL's installation package and ran the following command after installing a fresh Ubuntu server. dpkg -i mysql-5.5.28-debian6.0-x86_64.deb It installed fine and then I tried starting ...
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Enabling unattended-upgrades from a shell script

I have a shell script to automatically configure new Ubuntu virtual machines for my purposes. I would like this script to install and enable unattended-upgrades, but I cannot figure out how to do so ...
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Unable to free space in /boot

Running: Linux ips-svf-1 3.0.0-22-server #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 12 17:56:20 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I'm trying to free space in /boot with apt-get -y purge, but every time I run the ...
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How to completely remove other versions of Java on 11.10?

I have been trying to install Java on my dedicated server. I have partially installed multiple versions of Java and now cannot un-install them as they all have dependencies. Whenever I try and ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu Server as psa-imp won't uninstall

When I try to upgrade Ubuntu using apt-get upgrade I get the message (Reading database ... 67729 files and directories currently installed.) Removing psa-imp ... Where it will hang for ages ...
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can apt do everthing dpkg can?

As I understand things apt uses dpkg are there any operations that you can do with dpkg that can't be done with apt? as a new User to Ubuntu server do I need to learn anything about dpkg?
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Bypassing excessive dependencies when installing r-base-core

I'm trying to install R (via r-base-core) on an ubuntu 10.10 server. It is trying to install all of the following: The following NEW packages will be installed: apt-xapian-index apturl ...
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Can't upgrade packages, it gets stuck on openjdk-6-jre-headless

I am using Ubuntu Maverick (server). When I run: apt-get upgrade it gets stuck on: Setting up openjdk-6-jre-headless (6b20-1.9.7-0ubuntu1) ... Why? And what can I do to stop it? I tried ...
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Cloud server stuck on dpkg --configure -a

I have an amazon micro instance which runs one or two things for me. The config is minimal, it mainly acts as a host for a java application and couchdb. I tried to install curl today and got this ...
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Does installing packages manually with dpkg prevent a future upgrade path?

I manage a private network which has no internet connectivity due to the security policy of the customer. This network has a single Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server installation (soon to be several more) and ...