Category: Linux

cPanel: Unable to update the quota file (.ftpquota): [Permission denied]

I ran into this error when trying to create an addon domain in cPanel. An strace showed it hung up on the path “/” before timing out and then giving the error: Unable to update the quota file (.ftpquota): [Permission denied] Something is apparently starting at / to get to .ftpquota. The best way to …

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Project 50/50 Part 3: Installing and configuring CrunchBang Linux

Project 50/50 is coming along nicely. In Part 1 we procured the hardware. In Part 2 we checked the hardware and swapped out the hard drive. Now its time to get down to business, and get an Operating System installed. At the outset, we decided that CrunchBang Linux would be the distribution of choice and …

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Project 50/50 Part 2: Examining The Goods

In our introduction to Project 50/50, we talked about the basic specifications of the laptop, and about some upgrades that could happen in the future. Before all that happens though, we’ve got to be sure we’re starting with a solid foundation. Let’s face it: If the laptop is a piece of junk, the project will …

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