Unattended upgrades in Debian will not upgrade packages from third-party repositories (for example dotdeb.org) by default. It can be easily enabled editing /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades.
The “Virus Bounce Ruleset” is a SpamAssassin ruleset to catch “backscatter”.
Backscatter is mail you didn’t ask to receive, generated by legitimate, non-spam-sending systems in response to spam.
Digmia Enterprise Linux Source is repository with many interesting and actual packages for Centos (RHEL). It contais for example mysql-5.0.84-2.el5.x86_64.rpm, php-5.2.10-2.el5.x86_64.rpm, zabbix-1.8.3-2.el5.x86_64.rpm, postgresql-8.2.14-1.el5.x86_64.rpm and many more.
When you are running bonding in active-backup mode, you can detect which slave is active by listing /proc/net/bonding/bond0. How to change active slave?
Enable stateless offloads to improve system performance.
Stateless offloads, such as checksum offload, segmentation offload, and large receive offload, can improve system performance by moving some of the processor-intensive tasks that do not require a connection to the network adapter.
LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel; it manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices, in particular large ones. The term “volume” refers to a disk drive or partition thereof.
Every LVM operation makes backup of lvm metadata. Metadata archive stored in directory /etc/lvm/archive/ in easily readable text files. Each operation creates own metadata backup file, with information when it was created. For example: