Add EBS to Ubuntu EC2 Instance

source: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11535617/add-ebs-to-ubuntu-ec2-instance additional info: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/ebs-creating-volume.html Since this is a new volume, you need to format the EBS volume (block device) with a file system between step 1 and step 2. So the entire process with your sample mount point is:…

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W: GPG error

- problem: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 8AB767895ADC2037 - to fix: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 8AB767895ADC2037

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How to rsync – one way only!

For example you want to rsync "/var/lib/mysql" from "/somefolder/var/lib/mysql", use the following syntax (¬†for local folders): rsync -avz /somefolder/var/lib/mysql/ /var/lib/mysql (notice the trailing '/' at the end of the source path and the lack of it at the destination path!)…

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Postfix mail queue

To flush queue Traditionally you use the "sendmail -q" command to flush mail queue under Sendmail MTA. Under Postfix MTA, just enter the following command to flush the mail queue: # postfix flush OR # postfix -f To see mail…

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