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Virtualmin Cloudmin will not install error libdigest-sha1-perl on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

When recently installing Cloudmin on a server running Ubuntu 12.04 I came across an error saying that Cloudmin could not install due to libdigest-sha1-perl not being installed. Even if you try running apt-get install libdigest-sha1-perl you will not find it in any repositories because the version of Perl used for Ubuntu 12.04 already includes Digest::SHA. Nevertheless there are some applications that still call libdigest-sha1-perl, inlcuding Cloudmin. In order to install libdigest-sha1-perl you need to (more…)

Using LFTP (FTP) to mirror/transfer files from one server to another

If you’ve been using linux for a while you have probably used SCP or RSYNC to transfer files between two linux servers. These methods work very well and I created another post for using a non standard port with SCP…but what if the other server doesn’t support RSYNC or SCP? Or maybe you just like using FTP or want to create a script to do automatic uploads? LFTP was my choice because it displays a nice progress bar with transfer rate.

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