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Mounting fails with fstab

I am trying to create a mount point that remains persistent on reboot by adding the following line into /etc/fstab /ownCloud/admin/files/Website\ Backups/ /home/example/Backups none bind 0 0 This is ...
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Postfix/Dovecot on a VM. Problems with understanding port fowarding

I've set up a mail server with postfix and dovecot on a virtual machine running debian 7. At first I basically made a seperate network with a host-only adapter , so host and guest were in the same ...
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SSH key login not working

i am having some problems logging in to one server to SSH via a key this is the client output: ssh 'importer@pdwhost.iwillkeepthis2.me' -p 2201 -v OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-4, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013 ...
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Upgrading openssh-server within an ssh session

Suppose that you issue apt-get upgrade from an ssh session and one of the packages to be upgraded is openssh-server. Is the new sshd process restarted after the upgrade? If yes how is the session ...
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How to patch CVE-2015-0235 (GHOST) on Debian Lenny and Squeeze?

There is a right way to patch GHOST on Debian Lenny and Squeeze? According to this link there are no plans to patch Lenny https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-0235 Thanks!
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SSH connection refused after installing webmin

I'm running Debian Wheezy on Amazon EC2, from their offical image: http://deb.li/awsmp I've got my SSH key and everything has run perfectly until I installed webmin via the deb-packages: ...
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Unable to launch XBMC installed on OpenMediaVault on a VirtualMachine [migrated]

I'm wanting to test different distribution to test which OS I will take for my NAS+HTPC. Just for some context: I want to put a NAS and the HTPC on the same server because my main usage is to put ...
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Force libvirt to pass always the same device number to the guest on USB device reconnection

I have a HP plotter connected with a USB cable to a debian server through a USB hub. On the server there is a virtualized Windows XP. Everytime I reboot the plotter a different device number is ...
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How to patch CVE-2015-0235 (GHOST) on debian 7 (wheezy)?

This vulnerability was found in glibc, see this hacker news post for more info. As described in the debian bug tracker, the vulnerability was already patched in testing and unstable. I'd like to ...
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rsyslog seems to produce a lot of UDP port 53 datagrams when listening for ddwrt syslog packets [migrated]

I am trying to have dd-wrt (syslogd via BusyBox) send syslog events to a Raspberry Pi that is running rsyslog. When I start the rsyslog (on the Pi) service listening on 514 UDP, the daemon starts ...
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Debugging libnss_ldap AD synchronization

I am trying to configure my Debian server to talk to an AD. I have a connection to the LDAPs port of the AD, and i can use LDAP search to connect and retrieve results. I can also see that the getent ...
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GitLab push not possible and always results in asking for git-user password

I have a problem with GitLab. Everything is fine, but I can't push. It is asking me all the time the password of the user git. Is it a problem, that I first installed the Omnibus package and then ...
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Can't receive mail with postfix virtual alias

I can't receive mail on the virtual aliases (normal email works in and out), i didn't try the virtual domains but that's what i was going for to get to work. So i have a Debian Wheezy 7.8 Build: ...
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Setting up two Bind9 DNS Servers on LAN with one serving a particular zone and the other hinting to it

I have set up a Bind9 DNS to serve names on a local netword 172.16.0.0/16. This Bind9 DNS service works fine and resides on 172.16.0.4. It serves names in the domain "mydomain.mak" correctly to all ...
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Debian DNS servfail

I have serious problems, and been struggling for days with this...Please help me what's the problem? :( i get servfail error everytime i do nslookup, and i tried everything... Please save me! very ...
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Exim4 doesn't add DKIM signatures

I cannot overcome a problem with exim - it's not adding DKIM headers to my outgoing mail. support:~# cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 7 \n \l support:~# dpkg -l|grep exim ii exim4 ...
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VirtualBox Debian add size to root filesystem [migrated]

I have problem with my VirtualBox Debian system, which run out of memory. I can't start mysql any more and I can't work with it. mysqld: Error writing file '/usr/local/mysql/data/debian.pid' ...
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Icedove send without subject [migrated]

Is there a way to configure Icedove (and presumably Thunderbird as well) so that it doesn't prompt you for the subject if you haven't included one? I basically use Gnome file manager send to to mail ...
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How do I resolve this locale issue?

I am working on setting up a Docker build that will allow me to connect to SQL Server from Linux. As far as I know that has almost nothing to do with this question, but it might, because I'm pretty ...
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Debian server hacked - root login on /dev/tty1 - therebel exploit [duplicate]

I have a test server running Debian Wheezy (Kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64) and OwnCloud 7. It is a virtual machine hosted on a Debian Wheezy kvm Server. It uses an own IP address configured via br0. I made ...
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Querying LDAP server on UDP

I am trying to query an LDAP server (Active directory) over ldaps. The problem is that the only ports i have available (389 and 636) are UDP ports. TCP is not allowed by the firewall rules (which i ...
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On Debian, what command will return the file with the “smallest” filename from a directory?

I have a directory containing three files, for example, 5.war, 6.war and 7.war. What command will return the file with the "smallest" filename from this directory? (In this case, 5.war.)
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check recipient addresses with Exim backup MX

I want to configure backup MX with Exim on Debian, using dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config I've set this: #update-exim4.conf.conf dc_eximconfig_configtype='internet' dc_other_hostnames='xxx' ...
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Repositories and commands same for Debian and Ubuntu? [closed]

I am and Ubuntu user and I am trying to install the LAMP stack on a Debian server. Now I usually use this guide for Ubuntu: Guide Can I use the same for Debian too?
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How to disable ipv6 support in Linux entirely?

We are currently setting up a some local network servers to run in a full ipv4 network. I can be sure, that this network don't have ipv6 support, and never will. Next to that, partially because of ...
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Install grub on mounted kvm image?

I am trying to mount a KVM image on the host machine in order to fix a grub issue however seem to be going wrong somewhere. I have tried the following steps: mount -o loop,offset=32256 ...
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apache2 mod_proxy_uwsgi internal server error

I have run uwsgi service. uwsgi run on localhost:3031 and works ok (tested via http). # apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.2.22 (Debian) # uwsgi --version 2.0.9 I have a mod_proxy_uwsgi, ...
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Debian server makes internet connection drop [migrated]

I have setup a small home server / NAS running Debian 7. The server is connected directly to the router with a static IP set in the router's control panel. There are no port forwarding rules set for ...
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Joomla behind caching server with SSL

I'm having trouble getting a cache system to work with Joomla 3.x. This is especially a problem since the server should enforce HTTPS/TLS-connections. The Joomla system runs on Apache2 on Debian ...
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How to remove this iptables rule?

happy new year !!! I have an iptables rule. When searching for it with sudo /sbin/iptables -L -n --line-numbers I am getting it Chain tcp_inbound (1 references) num target prot opt source ...
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Authenticating Debian against AD using only LDAP

I have been trying to set up a number of Debian machines to authenticate and authorize users against the Company AD. I am facing a problem however, the IT department will only allow connectivity ...
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Redirect Naked Domain to SSL

I have a wildcard SSL certificate and I want to redirect all http requests to their equivalent https. My server is a Debian (wheezy) and I am running Apache 2.2.22 I have added the following at the ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute * python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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How to autoremove with apt? [migrated]

After uninstalling a package I used to do apt-get autoremove to remove other unused dependencies. I understand that apt (rather than apt-get) is the modern way to manage packages on the command-line ...
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I can't open any UDP port(inbound)

I am setting up a little IPTable. This is my current config: # Accept everything on the loopback interface iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT # Accept ICMP iptables -A INPUT -p icmp --icmp-type any ...
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fdisk -l return cannot open /proc/partitions

I have a Debian server with 4.5Go on the /dev/simfs partition. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/simfs 4.5G 3.2G 1.3G 72% / tmpfs 474M 76K 474M 1% /run ...
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`<domain> has no MX record` even though it's configured

I'm trying to set up a mailserver, but I'm stuck with configuring bind. I set the forwarders in /etc/bind/named.conf.options options { directory "/var/cache/bind"; forwarders { ...
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After resizing an encrypted LVM device, the machine takes 4 hours to boot

I have a host, under Debian Wheezy. The virtualisation software is qemu/KVM, and uses LVM Volumes as disks for the guests. The guests all have been installed using debian wheezy, full-disk ...
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Debian KVM Host, Debian guests : where full-disk encryption should be done?

I have a host under Debian Wheezy, running qemu/KVM. I want to have all my guests fully-encrypted. I can see to possibilities : - Either I encrypt the LVM Volume using dm-crypt (cryptsetup) and use ...
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How to forward catch-all emails to another domain/email with postfix? [closed]

I am totally newbie with email postfix (any email server) but I would like to do this: Example: - all incoming emails for @domena1.sk forward to ciel@domena2.sk - all incoming emails for @domena3.sk ...
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Setting the MemoryLimit of a user-created systemd scope using cgroups as user

Related: LImiting overall memory usage for child processes Is there a way for an unprivileged user, or for root to allow an unprivileged user, to create a systemd scope (or other control group ...
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Debian 7: HA NAS with pacemaker, drbd and iSCSI

I currently am trying to make a highly available NAS under debian 7. I am using following packages: drbd8-utils iscsitarget iscsitarget-dkms pacemaker corosync ...
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systemd upgrade frozen on “removing any startup links for /etc/init.d/udev-mtab”

I am having an issue upgrading my VPS which runs latest Debian, I decided to switch to testing branch to be able to use OpenSSH 6.7 (the current stable branch only brings 6.0 which lacks many ciphers ...
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Nginx Rewriting, Renaming and Redirecting to another Folder

I am trying the following steps to my old urls before redirecting them: 1) Rewrite all urls inside a folder by replacing underscores to hyphens 2) Remove the old folder name 3) Try the new urls in ...
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Dpkg dependency problems on Unpacking a package for Docker

I am building a debian package atlantis-builder.deb with folder structure as: - deb - DEBIAN - control - postinst - postrm - usr - bin ...
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Postfix configuration with Dovecot, MySQL, and SpamAssasin

I am relatively familiar with Debian and have been trying to setup a mail server with this tutorial. Now i have gone through all the comments provided on the website to try route out the problem but ...
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systemd-journal in Debian Jessie LXC container eats 100% CPU

After creating fresh LXC based on Debian Jessie, on a Ubuntu 14.04, systemd-journal eats all CPU available. lxc-create -n jessie -t debian
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How to have resolvconf -u not put 127.0.01 in resolv.conf

I have an Ubuntu server running Bind9, which does not do recursion. I also don't want to use it for any kind of local DNS, because it may not reflect what the outside world sees (getting stale ...
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Can not install Net::SSH2 module Perl

I am getting the following log while trying to install Net::SSH2 module in my debian machine. I don have libssh2-dev installed but still Im getting this error. also it says "Couldn't find your C ...
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MongoDB: insert operation fails but disk is free

I've seen the strange behavior of my server and first of all I looked at log file /var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log. There I saw the next lines: Wed Jan 7 16:33:31 [FileAllocator] allocating new datafile ...