I have logrotate running on my virtual servers ( both local and Amazon EC2 based ) and configured to send myself all log files by email daily. They are all running virtually the same configuration, and this makes it difficult to work out which log file is tied to which machine. The simplest way to fix this, is to ensure all logrotate emails append the hostname of the machine it is sending from within the subject of the email.
The /etc/ directory under most Linux systems is where the system-wide configuration for most software is stored. When setting up, or maintaining a Linux server ( or even a desktop machine, depending on particular use cases ) this directory will likely be changed, either manually or by software upgrades. Continue reading
I recently purchased a Logitech Quickcam E3500 for my girlfriend, and attempted to set it up on her Dell laptop running Kubuntu, which initially looked good (simply plugged it in and it worked out-of-the-box as I would expect), however after a few seconds the webcam picture froze, and I noticed a message repeated in dmesg:
uvcvideo: Failed to resubmit video URB (-45)