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Munin dynamic graph zoom (dynazoom) not working (Nginx, PHP-FPM)

Debian 7.5 Nginx/1.6.0 PHP 5.6.0RC2 (fpm-fcgi) (built: Jul 11 2014 08:17:52) Munin v2.0.21-2 I been searching all over the net for a few days for answers to my problem but it seems like no one knows ...
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Apache Tomcat standalone or with nginx or apache?

I will be rolling out a fairly big project that will be running on Tomcat. I will have a linux VPS for it (Debian). i wanted to know if it is recommended to run it by itself or behind a httpserver ...
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CSF game servers (team fortress 2) only 20 connections allowed [on hold]

I've question about CSF firewall. I've been running from my high-end dedicated server many websites and csf have been answer to my prayers. But when I try to run team fortress 2 servers only 20 ...
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debconf is ignoring my default anwsers

I'm trying to set default anwsers to debconf to automate exim config. I'm setting up new values with debconf-set-selections, but debconf ignores it. I'm puzzled. Here is a short copy/paste of my ...
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Debian wheezy TKL (Turnkey Linux) missing php5-fpm conf

I have used a TKL AMI on an EC2 instance to quickly create a NGINX / PHP box. Details of the image are on the Amazon marketplace. It mostly works just as I'd expect it to except for a small caveat - ...
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IP failover on Proxmox

I have a dedicated server with OVH and I have ordered IP failover. Now I'm wondering how to add them to my Proxmox installation, I tried to add a network interface with a new ip but it didn't work. ...
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Preseeded RAID partitioning seems wrong

I'm trying to preseed an installation of Debian on a system with 12 HDD. Each drive have : a 1M GPT partition a 300MB RAID 1 /boot a 20GB RAID 6 / remaining space on a RAID 6 /data partition It ...
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FTP uploads have incorrect permissions when using vsftpd

I recently set up an FTP site using VSFTPD on Debian, and am running into an issue with uploaded directories not being able to be accessed. Files are okay but when I try to upload a directory or ...
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Incorrect mime type for CSV returned by file -i

On debian the file -i command is returning incorrect information for CSV files, when I run it the mime type is returned as below. $ file -i courses.csv courses.csv: text/plain; charset=utf-8 I've ...
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Aegir/Drupal Disappearing files

I've got a Debian 7 server with Aegir installed hosting Several Drupal websites. For one of these websites i modified a theme (settings.php) so that the less techy users can upload a background image ...
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Java JCE Files Safe from Package Manager

My Java application requires JCE. I followed the typical installation method and copied the JCE files over those provided by my package manager (apt-get, Ubuntu 14.04). I recently ran general software ...
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Suggested mechanisms for user-driven spam training?

I'm looking at having a way for my mail users to completely manage their own spam training. Before I get into it, my mail server details: Debian 7.5, postfix 2.9.6, dovecot 2.1.7, amavisd-new 2.7.1, ...
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openVPN on TCP 443 + sniproxy only for certain IPs - is it a way to do it?

I'm currently running sniproxy and https server. If user is known (IP is known) iptables just allows connection to sniproxy which redirects user to desired website or local https server (127.0.0.1 ...
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ssspl proxy server not working

So I install sss.pl following the guide found here http://ssspl.sourceforge.net/#install And when I run the line ./sss.pl 456.234.234.23 1080 WillB:ae2b1fca515949e5d54fb22b8ed95575, I get an error ...
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Cleanup after debconf-set-selections - no interaction installation

I have a problem with debconf-set-selections command. After I install percona server on my machine root password is located in several cache files. I am not sure if i can just delete this files or ...
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how to fix corrupt, not cleanly closed and upgrade needing tables in mysql

When I restart mysql server in Debian, I always have the below messages. How to make the messages disappear or fix the problem/corrupted tables? debian:~# /etc/init.d/mysql restart Stopping MySQL ...
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mysql can't use locks with log tables

When I run mysqlcheck command in Debian MySQL 5.1, I get the below messages: Debian:~# mysqlcheck --all-databases -u root -p Enter password: mysql.columns_priv OK ...
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How to get rid of libapache2-mod-php5filter?

I cannot get rid of this php mod from my Debian Wheeze on arm architecture. Package php5-common has dependence on 2 packages which are in conflict: libapache2-mod-php5 libapache2-mod-php5filter ...
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Configuring MariaDB to log to mysql.log using rsyslog

I'm a little stumped - there is something obvious I'm missing here. Recently I made the switch from mySQL to mariaDB. Everything is working so far - except for the logging, as I realized today. All ...
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SSH via terminal succeeds, but same SSH connection via Ansible fails on same machine?

Can anyone possibly shed any light on why this is happening? I am logged into machine A, the client, with user basicuser. When I try to run an ansible playbook on machine B (server machine, as ...
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Opening port 587 on Debian running on Google Compute Engine

I'm attempting to use port 587 for my server mailing purposes. However, I can't seem to be able to unblock the port even after trying the following : Adding port 587 to the Google Cloud network ...
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ISC DHCP Server - Client Uplink Is Not Working

Running a DHCP server, client(s) does not have up-link (0Mbps) and has a downlink (50Mbps.) I am setting up a gateway/router on a PC running Debian Wheezy with ISC-DHCP. I have 1 WAN (eth0) and 2 LAN ...
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How can I run as another user? [migrated]

This is the bash code that should be runned. So first it substitutes the user to openproject and than runs all the code su openproject -c "bash -l" cd ~/openproject git checkout Gemfile.lock git ...
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Apache authentification error

I've installed Apache 2.2 on my Debian-based distr (kernel 3.2.0-27) and apache2.2-common package with default configs. Trying to run simple script info.php I got the error found in ...
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Configure installation of dependency package in custom apt-get [closed]

We are able to create a custom .deb package called geomonitor-v1.0.1.deb and then configured apt-get repository for it. So that we can install it as apt-get install geomonitor . Now please let us ...
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Debian system: install specific packages from source automatically to boost the performance [migrated]

On Debian /Ubuntu systems, how to set a list of packages which can be installed from sources automatically by apt-get or aptitude? The server is mainly for scientific computing and I would like to ...
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Non-root users cannot access NFS mounted directory [migrated]

I have a Synology NAS sharing a "MEDIA" folder by NFS. I would like to access this folder from my Plex Media Server (running on Debian). I added this line to the /etc/fstab file: ...
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How to correctly setup a SSH Key @ forge.laravel.com? [migrated]

I created a server on Linode using forge.laravel. Everything seems to work fine but now I'm trying to access the server via SSH. Forge by default creates servers that do now allow SSH access via ...
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Is there anyway to specify the version of kernel update with apt-get? Debian 7 [closed]

Is possible to select the version of Kernel I need in apt-get? Actually, I need to update it but I had lot of configurations problems with 3.2. Or the only way is compiling the kernel? Thank you
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LibVirt (QEMU) Shutting down from inside guest

I am currently running LibVirt with Qemu on Debian Wheezy: Versions: libvirtd (libvirt) 1.2.4 qemu-x86_64 version 2.0.0 (Debian 2.0.0+dfsg-4~bpo70+1), Copyright (c) 2003-2008 Fabrice Bellard It's ...
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Hostname missing on Debian 7 Linode after logging in [duplicate]

Linux n00b here running Debian 7.3 on a Linode box. Please bear with me :) I haven't logged into my Linode in a while (3 months?) and when I logged in today via SSH I noticed the hostname is missing: ...
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What could reset the hostname of a server? [closed]

After upgrading some servers to Debian Linux 6.0, from time to time I find the server hostname reset to (none). How could I track what process does that and avoid this situation? I am a programmer, ...
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Bash script to install packages and report to log file [closed]

I want to be able to log result of running bash script to file. Script itself is pretty simple, its used to install basic packages on fresh install machines and it scheme looks like this sudo apt-get ...
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Standard or best way to keep alive process started by init.d

I'm looking for a standard way or best practice to keep a daemon started by an init.d shell script alive. Or even better, is there a way to keep it alive directly from /etc/init.d? Specifically, I ...
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Debian server do not reboot when asked to

Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy) We have an issue with our debian server when we initiate a reboot. The system does not reboot that simple. When we initiate reboot, this is the output in syslog: The ...
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How do you setup multiple instances of vsftpd to run on different listen ports?

I need to setup 2 different instances of vsftpd. Which will listen on 2 different ports such that one instance listens on the default port 21 and the other can listen on another port 1123. Please ...
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Monit failing to connect to Dovecot over SSL IMAP

I run Monit to keep check on processes on a Debian server. It's working as normal for all other services (Apache SSL, Postfix, SSH etc.) but Monit's checks on Dovecot are failing repeatedly. I think ...
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I just deleted /etc/rc?.d/ dirs, how can I restore/recreate them?

sysv-rc was installed to get a hold of systems autostart, but in the end it wasn't needed (as update-rc.d came in handy). So I dumbly do apt-get purge sysv-rc and type Yes, do as I say! to the apt ...
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Processes hanging indefinitely when calling read(2)

I have several Debian (Wheezy, x86_64) servers all exhibiting the following behavior: All of the servers have a set of cron jobs that, among other things, pull data from S3. These usually run fine, ...
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Can I use mod_cband and mod_vhost_alias together?

Basically I run a VPS and host my clients' sites on it. I have mod_vhost_alias set up to use the domain as the client's user account home folder, eg /home/www.example.com. I'd like to use mod_cband to ...
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SVN customize 403 error message

How can I customize "403 Forbidden" message? For only this message I want add additional info, like this "403 Forbidden (you have no rights to [URL to repository])" . How to do it? I want to save ...
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Should I do data scrubbing on RAID arrays on Debian/Ubuntu Linux?

Should I be doing data scrubbing? Is it redundant to do data scrubbing myself when mdadm has a cron entry on Debian and Ubuntu that does this: /etc/cron.d/mdadm 57 0 * * 0 root if [ -x ...
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Can't add user to gitolite server

I have gitolite server installed on debian 7. When I add users through the gitolite-admin repo, their keys appears in the /home/gitolite/.ssh/authorized_keys, however they can't login. Output from ...
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How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) [closed]

Question Exim4 - DEBIAN : How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) ? Thanks a lot.
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Create IP nullroute blacklist from text file

I've seen various guides out there for how to nullroute a single IP address, and I've done that before. However, I'm not sure how to nullroute a group of IP addresses. Going through each one ...
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OpenSMTPD does not deliver mails to MX without TLS

My OpenSMTPD trys to deliver a mail, which i sent locally from the system. But it stops transmitting when tls is not available on the target mx. Jul 4 12:44:50 troll smtpd[4229]: smtp-out: ...
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Minimal Squid proxy configuration doesn't work

I have been trying in vain for the past few days to set-up a Squid3 proxy on my Debian box. I have done the usual stuff of install the software, adding in the config etc. My config looks like: acl ...
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What do you use for automated testing of Debian package installations and updates?

I am using a Debian repo (based on reprepro) for Wheezy and custom packages. I modify my custom packages from time to time and test them manually on different systems, e.g.: Test a) Installation of ...
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Dovecot MySQL Authentication SlowDown

I have an IMAP/POP3/Webmail server with Dovecot1 2.2.10 with a MySQL backend located on another server. The server runs with default configuration. ... driver = mysql default_pass_scheme = plain ... ...
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How to set ulimit value permanently?

On Debian Wheezy, ulimit -a gives: open files (-n) 1024 I add this to /etc/security/limits.conf * hard nofile 64000 then reboot. And ulimit -a ...