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Garrys Mod Linux server GLIBC_2.15 fix

Garrys Mod Linux server GLIBC_2.15 fix

Problem Facepunch Studio have released an update for Garrys Mod server that may cause the following error. Failed to open dedicated_srv.so (/lib/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15′ not found (required by bin/dedicated_srv.so)) or Failed to open dedicated_srv.so (/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15′ not found (required by bin/dedicated_srv.so)) Facepunch have needed to update Garry’s Mod to use GLIBC_2.15.  because of this you will have the issue if GLIBC is older than GLIBC_2.15. This effects the following distros: CentOS 6 Debian 7 Ubuntu 12.10 or lower To…

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Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Problem When upgrading to a newer version of VirtualBox on Windows there was an issue with installing an updated version of the VirtualBox extension pack. The Following error would appear. Failed to install the Extension Pack The installer failed with exist code 1: VBoxExtPackHelperApp.exe:error: Failed to rename the extension pack directory: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS rcExit=1 Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ExtPackManager Interface: IExtPackManager {3295e6ce-b051-47b2-9514-2c588bfe7554}   Solution To resolve this problem delete the following directory and try to install the extention pack again….

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Get SteamCMD Working with 64-bit Ubuntu (Without ia32-libs)

Get SteamCMD Working with 64-bit Ubuntu (Without ia32-libs)

Ubuntu/Debian ia32-libs has now been deprecated within Ubuntu and Debian. How becuase of this the following error will occur when trying to install ia32-libs. sudo apt-get install ia32-libs Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may…

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Camstudio missing file MSVCR100.dll

Camstudio missing file MSVCR100.dll

After installing CamStudio on my PC I got the following error: This application has failed to start because MSVCR100.dll was not found. To resolve the error you need to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5555

Planetside 2 New Conglomerate Chrome theme update v1.1.3

Planetside 2 New Conglomerate Chrome theme update v1.1.3

Details I have updated the New Conglomerate Google Chrome theme with the following changes. Changelog 1.1.3 theme frame image errors again. Reduced size of the frame image. 1.1.2 theme frame image error on webstore re-uploaded to fix. 1.1.1 Improved the toolbar image to make horizontal lines more visible. 1.1 Improved inactive colors by removing the tints on inactive and having the a darker blue instead. Made improvements to incognito mode. Gave the toolbar a more full blue colour. Gave the inactive…

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Bash: Simple User Input Yes/No Question

Bash: Simple User Input Yes/No Question

Often in bash you need to ask for user input that requires a yes or no answer. I have tried variations of this. However I found one that worked better than others I have seen. This version will give an error if the user types anything other than y/n/yes/no. Below is an example that I use in all my scripts. while true; do read -p “Continue? [y/N]” yn case $yn in [Yy]* ) fn_function;; [Nn]* ) exit ;; * )…

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Samba error: bind failed on port 137

Samba error: bind failed on port 137

Problem Samba will not start and is showing the following errors in the log files. Feb 6 15:27:02 server nmbd[22392]: [2013/02/06 15:27:02, 0] lib/util_sock.c:open_socket_in(822) Feb 6 15:27:02 server nmbd[22392]: bind failed on port 137 socket_addr = 172.16.203.142. Feb 6 15:27:02 server nmbd[22392]: Error = Cannot assign requested address Feb 6 15:27:02 server nmbd[22392]: [2013/02/06 15:27:02, 0] nmbd/nmbd_subnetdb.c:make_subnet(97) Feb 6 15:27:02 server nmbd[22392]: nmbd_subnetdb:make_subnet() Feb 6 15:27:02 server nmbd[22392]: Failed to open nmb socket on interface 172.16.203.142 Feb 6 15:27:02 server…

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Sendmail: dangerous permissions

Sendmail: dangerous permissions

If you ever get the following errors Feb  6 14:31:22 server sendmail[10862]: dangerous permissions=40777 on queue directory /var/spool/clientmqueue/ Feb 6 14:31:41 server sendmail[10875]: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(root): can not chdir(/var/spool/clientmqueue/): Permission denied This means that the permissions for the folder /var/spool/clientmqueue/ are incorrect simply correct the error by running the following commands chown -R root:smmsp /var/spool/clientmqueue chmod 770 /var/spool/clientmqueue

sysstat: No such file or directory

sysstat: No such file or directory

Problem When you run sysstat you might get the error Cannot open /var/log/sysstat/sa20: No such file or directory This is because sar logging is not enabled on the server yet. Solution Enable logging by running the following command dpkg-reconfigure sysstat Select <Yes> and press return. Manual Method If this does not work change the config file manually edit the file vi /etc/default/sysstat alter the line ENABLED from false to true ENABLED=”false” ENABLED=”true” Restart sysstat /etc/init.d/sysstat restart Wait 10 minutes and…

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Netgear WPN824v2 Port Forwarding Issues

Netgear WPN824v2 Port Forwarding Issues

I came across an error when setting up SSH port forwarding on a WPN824v2 router Port conflict with other service. I found the way to fix this was to turn off UPnP. After that I could add the port forward. I also found that Logmein suddenly became much quicker. So it could be that UPnP is not very good on this router.