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mongod service not starting

I've installed mongodb in Debian Squeeze using this guide (guide here) Installed successfully. It was running well until I restarted the machine (using command "reboot"); After restart, mongodb is ...
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Linux server updating requirements [duplicate]

I am new in my company and since a week I discovered that the company linux server contains a virus..tying to figure out what is the cause of the virus infection I noticed that the server is not up to ...
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Hard disk is detecting as read only

I am installing Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit OS in IBM System x3250 M4. This system is already having built in RAID. After enable the RAID, I have started to install the Debian Squeeze 2.6.32 64 bit ...
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Wake up a remote computer connected behind a router [closed]

I want to switch on a remote computer running debian linux connected behind a wireless router through LAN with my laptop which is connected to the router over a wireless connection. I have wakeonlan ...
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Can't open /usr/share/debconf/confmodule - When install using apt-get

I tried installing valgrind using, apt-get install valgrind After downloading the packages, am getting the following error, Setting up tzdata (2013d-0squeeze1) ... .: 9: Can't open ...
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How to see the olddir after mount --bind olddir newdir?

In my debian 7: $ pwd /home/freestyler $ mkdir old new # mount --bind old new then $ mount /dev/cciss/c0d0p9 on /home/freestyler/new type ...
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executing scripts DPkg::Pre-Invoke 'mount -o remount,exec /tmp'

Im getting this error below when I try to run apt-get install php-pear in a VPS. E: Problem executing scripts DPkg::Pre-Invoke 'mount -o remount,exec /tmp' E: Sub-process returned an error code Any ...
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mdadm raid5 recover double disk failure - with a twist (drive order)

Let me acknowledge first off that I have made mistakes, and that I have a backup for most but not all of the data on this RAID. I still have hope of recovering the rest of the data. I don't have the ...
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Ctrl + Alt + F1 blank screen in IBM server model x3650

I have 3 IBM sever, model x3650. I have installed the Debian squeeze OS. After successful OS installation , if I press Ctrl + Alt + F1 I am getting blank screen only. But If I gives username and ...
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Create image from VMWare Linux guest

I have a Debian Linux installed as a VMWare guest. I want to create an .iso (or .img) from this installation, from which I can create a server installation. How can I achieve this?
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Is there a way to disable SFTP access without changing the user password?

We have a web app that allows our users to set up vendor SFTP accounts. We want our users to be able to manage the vendor accounts that can access their server in a reversible fashion, ie, without ...
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Why did mySQL stop working after I entered some iptables commands? [closed]

I entered the following commands into a Debian Linux terminal: sysctl net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport Port2 -j DNAT --to-destination yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy:Port1 iptables ...
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How can I synchronize users in a master-slave server setup on debian squeeze?

I'm currently setting up a 1:1 replication of a linux server. To simplify the process of updating users and groups I considered changing the uids and gids on the slave server to have them all like on ...
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356 views

Phpize: cannot find build files [closed]

I'm getting the following error when trying phpize for Thrift: # phpize Cannot find build files at '/usr/local/lib/php/build'. Please check your PHP installation. I have installed php5-dev. I've ...
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munin fw_conntrack going bananas after dist upgrade to debian wheezy

after i upgrade from squeezy to wheezy munin began doing sth weird. it seams as if it only keeps adding the numbers and does not show the current value but only the cumulative values... by the ...
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Apache/Zend error

I am getting this error on my proof of concept Linux box. Can anyone help this noob out? From the looks of it, Zend is the issue. I thought I installed Zend. Fatal error: Uncaught exception ...
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debian 6 - php 5.4.1 - xdebug phpize php-config --version incorrect

I'm quite new with Linux server management and I have a linux server with the following configuration: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6 (squeeze) Release: 6.0.6 ...
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Random gigabit bandwidth with my Samba fileserver

I own a personnal Fileserver, build on an AMD X2 platform, with an intel gigabit CT network adapter, running debian 6.0. I've built a raid5 (2To x 3), shared by samba 3.5.6 From my desktop computer ...
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How to force fsck on root filesystem on Voyage Linux

I have a Voyage Linux (a Debian derived system) computer (which is headless, ie no display). The root filesystem is marked as corrupted and there are actually some errors. I would like to fix these ...
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What is the right order of upgrade of system components?

I want to upgrade multiple components of a system including: Linux distribution (debian lenny -> squeeze) Mysql (5.0->5.1->5.5->5.6) Apache tomcat 6 to 7 Java runtime version What (and why) would ...
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Is it possible to assign a nice and ionice priority to all scripts executed by cron daemon?

To be a bit more concrete: I have a Debian Squeeze Linux machine with a web application that should become available all over the planet. Until now I had a bunch of resource consuming cronjobs each ...
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SSH Kerberos authentication fails with “Wrong principal in request/Got no client credentials” on debian squeeze

I have a debian squeeze host where I can't log in with kerberos without a password prompt. An identically configured ubuntu 12.04 host works fine and can log in without getting a password prompt. ...
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crons are not working, but scripts are… any idea what is it?

I checked on internet , this might be a common problem, but I dont know how to solve it, all things that they said are not my case... The cron is running, I checked, still, I have no log files (at ...
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IPv6 only works after pinging the default gateway.

We now have 2013 and I thought it is long overdue to activate IPv6 on my server. But unfortunately, I ran in some problems. To be honest I only have litte experience with IPv6 So I hope you can help ...
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Make Apache2 skip problematic configs?

Is there a way to make Apache2 skip configuration files or segments if they lead to errors? For example, if I have specified a <VirtualHost></> but the defined path doesn't exist anymore. ...
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Runing perl Script using root cron told me “access denied”

This comes from here Now it runs, but when i run it using the root crontab, it told me: *tail: /var/log/backupeitor.log: file truncated /bin/sh: /home/backup/scripts/backupeitor.pl: Permission ...
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Default IPv6 route on debian squeeze does not come up after boot

I have a problem with my default IPv6 route not coming up after boot on a Debian Squeeze system. This is my config (/etc/network/interfaces): # Loopback device: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface ...
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messed up my server during upgrade lenny -> squeeze. Any hope?

The server is hosted by vpslink and running inside a xen-environment. During the upgrade somehow, besides other things, /dev/urandom got messed up, so I can't login via ssh because opensshd can't ...
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Linux- Is an MTA required?

My VPS image (Debian 6) comes pre-installed with sendmail as the MTA. I will use this server as a web server, and maybe other usages but not as a mail server. I want to remove as many unneeded ...
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Permanently change hostname of Debian Squeeze virtual server

I have a virtual server running Debian Squeeze. I can change the hostname by running the hostname new.host.name command or by editing /etc/hostname and then running /etc/init.d/hostname.sh, but after ...
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Disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5

I want to disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5. In many other posts I have seen setting the parameter net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf should disable it. I've ...
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ps -o pcpu on Debian Squeeze is giving meaningless numbers

I'm trying to get the CPU percentage for processes on a busy server out of ps, but it's giving me nonsensical numbers. Here's a truncated example: $ ps -eo pcpu,pid | sort -n %CPU PID ... 36.5 ...
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Debian 6 Server Enabling Remote Desktop [closed]

I am currently running a web server on Debian 6 without a GUI. I connect to the server through SSH using putty from my Windows desktop. When managing Windows systems we use RDP to connect remotely, so ...
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Debian 6 (Ruby on Rails + MYSQL)Server Enabling Light Weight GUI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GUI tools to administer Linux Box I am new to Linux server, i am currently using debian 6 , as for my knowledge i know gnome,kde stuff for gui's available, but is there ...
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How to get rid of “Could not connect to database” with Linux and libnss-pgsql2?

I use libnss-pgsql2 in order to have virtual system users stored in a PostgreSQL database. The virtual users in the database work just fine. They can log in. I can see their uid, gid, groups via the ...
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Chroot / sFtp / Ftps Problems

regular debian admin, i am faced to a complex situation and i appreciate your advices... I have a server with chroot environment that is working without problems up to now : Chroot user : store ...
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Disabling a startup service

I am using insserv -r nfs-common to disable RPC. How do I know if it worked? Is there a way to list the services starting up? Is it supposed to disappear from /etc/init.d (because it still there)?
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Optimize server for faster processing of requests [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LAMP Server Performance Tips I am running a web directory using WordPress which has a lot of categories, and I mean a lot. Around 26,000 to be precise. And it takes ...
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Software Interrupts CPU time is high and keeps growing

My system is a Debian 6.0.3 x86_64 box w/kernel 2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64, it hosts a number of OpenVZ containers. I have recently migrated from LXC/newer kernel from backports repo to the stable OpenVZ ...
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Do /usr/local and /usr/local/bin need to be group-writable? If so, why?

While it's possible that it's a fluke of a package I installed or the VPS image, it appears that /usr/local and /usr/local/bin (both of which are owned by root:staff) are group-writable by default on ...
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Samba permissions for copied files

I have Samba running on a plug computer running Debian Squeeze which I'm trying to configure to act as a web-based file server. The machine runs Lighttpd for the web server, and Samba for the file ...
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1answer
576 views

Installed Jenkins on a Debian Server and unable to connect on any port

I installed Jenkins on a Debian server and everything seems to have worked fine. It says Jenkins is running and I am able to start and stop it using (/etc/init.d/jenkins start). However I am unable ...
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Nginx Server Block Not Working? - Already running other vhosts just this one not working

Im running a Debian 6 LEMP server with multiple virtual hosts and everything has been fine for 5 or so sites. But I've just tried adding another but for some reason it's just not working. By not ...
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Installing Postgresql 8.3.7 in Debian Squeeze

I am tring to install postgresql-8.3.7 into Debian Squeeze OS. It is throws me following error. unmet dependency libkrb53, libpq5 . Whether postgresql-8.3.7 is compatible with Debian Squeeze ...
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Restrict FTP account access down to several directories

Is there any way, to restrict access to SSH and FTP account down to only several directories. For example on our VPS we have some paths like: @project root/proj1 @project root/proj2 @project ...
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debian apache config

Update, ok so this is my new sites-available config file Apache will fail to start. # #Document root # <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/var/www" <Directory "/var/www"> ...
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1answer
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Anyway to verify updates were installed?

I have vmware workstation installed and there's a bug in the installer that causes it to not use LSB headers for the scripts on Debian (debian run level scripts require lsb headers). This means that ...
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ext3 will trim be supported?

Current linux kernel version supports trim however Debian Squeeze uses an old version that does not. As I understand, the trim support is in the linux kernel itself and not a specific filesystem. ...
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885 views

QLogic QLE8152 won't link up with a fiber loop

I have a Dell R710 running Debian Linux 6.0 (Squeeze). I installed a QLogic QLE8152 CNA in the PCI-E riser today and I have been trying to get the CNA's ethernet layer to come up after I put a fiber ...
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Redirecting IP traffic to tun0 using iptables

I want to forward all packet coming from internet to tun0. Quick scheme: internet <-> eth0 (10.68.195.23) <-> tun0 (10.68.195.78) <-> local program. Currently I am using ROUTE target for ...