Resources for using Duplicity on Debian Lenny

For anyone interested in backing up their Debian server, Duplicity is an excellent solution.  Of course, I cannot simply just say use Duplicity.  As with most things there are several caveats and gotchas that will make Duplicity much more difficult to setup without the resources I'm sharing here.

Installing uploadprogress on Debian Lenny

If you are running Drupal on Debian 5.0 Lenny then there is a good chance that you have notice the following status warning on your Drupal install.

Your server is capable of displaying file upload progress, but does not have the required libraries. It is recommended to install the PECL uploadprogress library (preferred) or to install APC.

Annoying warning message in Debian Lenny: perl: warning: Setting locale failed.

Everytime I setup a Debian server and install some software using apt-get I will get an error message like this:

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