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Best Practise for PostgreSQL Backup

I'm writing a script for backing up PostgreSQL each night and I'm happy with doing a full database dump. I'm curious about how I should backing up though. Is it wise for me to first do a VACUUM and ...
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A big core dump appeared in my home folder

A few days ago(5th July to be exact) a large(2GB) x-core file with name core appeared in my home directory. I don't know what is it and what to do with it. Can anyone explain me aswell as tell what ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial hard crashing on ACER E3-11-P0D8

About a month ago I installed the latest Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial on my ACER E3-11-P0D8 laptop. Since then, it randomly freeze up while I work. It generally takes 10-20 mins to do that. Out of ...
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To get libpcap status

I have installed libpcap. My question is, which command is used to run libpcap so as to view the dump stats. For example, tcpdump -i eth0 is used to view the dump status. How to fetch stats using ...
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How can to increase size of crashkernel/issues with setting up kdump

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in VMware Fusion 8.1.0. I'm trying to learn how to write device drivers and am trying to set up up my development environment. I'm trying to follow the instructions here ...
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Use a backup to clone to a new machine

I'd like to clone my machine, to another one, from my backups (rsync & dump). Is it possible ? How should I do (extract HDD from the target machine and plug into my source machine ; or else) ? ...
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How to edit the core dump pattern without disabling apport?

Currently I have enabled core dumps by editing /etc/limits.conf and addig * soft core unlimited as well as using ulimit -c unlimited. But the core_pattern is this: kernel.core_pattern = |/usr/share/...
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Crashkernel is still being added by update-grub after removing linux-crashdump

Once I installed linux-crashdump by following this tutorial: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/CrashdumpRecipe But I don't need it anymore, so I removed the linux-crashdump, crash, kdump-tools packages. ...
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pg_dump won't run through PHP

This question has been addressed in various other posts but they don't seem to help me out. My issue is that I run the following script: $strBK = '/usr/bin/pg_dump --host localhost --port 5432 --...
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Binary crashing continuously since 12:40 GMT+1 for no reason

This file worked before that time for nearly a day. I also downloaded the binaries and tried it at home and it still worked perfectly. The error I recieve is here: ./vpk.sh: line 3: 23707 Illegal ...
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Command pg_dump not found?

I was going to make a backup in a server and I got the error: pg_dump command not found I thought that if you had postgres installed, it worked. What I have to do to "install" it? Because I do not ...
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how to setup automatic core dump on upstart script?

the myapp is an application that crashes eventually. I would like to get the core dump of those crashes... this is the upstart script I tried so far... but it still doesn't work description "...
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Backup MYSQL DB on one server and restore on other, do i need the same version of MYSQL?

I backupped my old db on ubuntu 10.10 server using mysql 5.1.49 using mysqldump now I want to restore the file on my other machine, using ubuntu 12.04 server with Mysql version 5.5.32 on it. I ...
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Error while dumping ethernet network card BIOS's ROM - RTL8111/8168b

Using this tutorial "Using the PCI sysfs interface to dump the Video BIOS ROM" I tried to repeat the steps for dumping BIOS ROM from the network card. My network card is: polipo@polipo:~$ lspci [...
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'Core Dumped' while opening Sublime Text 2

I am getting '4xxx Bus error core (dumped)' while trying to open sublime text by using this command /usr/lib/sublime-text-2/sublime_text --class=sublime-text-2 "$@" . It was worked perfectly ...
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kernel dump using linux-crashdump under VMware?

I've followed the directions here for my 12.04.2 Ubuntu Server running in VMware Fusion 5, and everything looks good, so I do a echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger as root. It panics the kernel as ...
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echo c | sudo tee /proc/sysrq-trigger doesn't work

I'm studying the Server Guide from Ubuntu and i can't resolve this trouble. I follow this steps: sudo -s [sudo] password for ubuntu: # echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger [ 31.659002] SysRq : Trigger a ...
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Free up memory dump of all the terminated processes

I think my subject is pretty spot on. I am on Ubuntu 10.04 and have the following specs in my computer: i5 Processor with 3.30GHz 16GB Memory 1TB Hard drive 1 Gigabyte on board network I am ...
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How can I dump all physical memory to a file?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10, and wish to simply know whether I can dump all physical memory and swap, as due to some kernel restrictions, I can't dd /dev/mem, even as superuser. Is there any workaround or ...
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How can I enable core dump?

I've edited /etc/security/limits.conf and change the first line to #<domain> #<type> #<item> #<value> * soft core unlimited but the vmware.log of VMware ...
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How to dump disk sectors?

I want to see the content of the sector 0 (mbr) of my hard drive. It is possible?
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When is it appropriate to use `dump` vs `rsync`?

When is it appropriate to use dump vs rsync for backups?