The Apache “Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName” Foo on Ubuntu

If you are using Apache on Ubuntu, then you most likely ran into the annoying warning about determining the fully qualified domain name of your server. Something like this will show up in your logs, on start of the server or on log rotation: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name,… Continue reading The Apache “Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName” Foo on Ubuntu

Windows 7 “The Computer Restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error” Foo

HP’s Windows recovery installation seems to be a little bit broken. Or at least for me it was. While restoring the Windows 7 on an HP Elitebook 8540w I ran into some issues when the drivers installed. The system just stalled and nothing was moving anymore. After a reboot I saw this nice error message:… Continue reading Windows 7 “The Computer Restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error” Foo

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BIND Journal Foo

After doing some updates to my DNS set up I ran some standard checks. And it took me a while to realize that for some reason my zone didn’t load correctly and the secondary server was used. So I dove into the logs and low and behold I saw this: zone dusares.com/IN: journal rollforward failed:… Continue reading BIND Journal Foo

Wicd On Ubuntu Fails To Start Foo

Running Ubuntu, like most mainstream Linux distribution, means nowadays automatically that your computer gets exposed to the NetworkManager and its sideeffects. Maybe this tool might work for some desktop users, but it definitely never worked for me. It is cumbersome to configure, doesn’t like if an interface is managed manually or you want to change… Continue reading Wicd On Ubuntu Fails To Start Foo