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Console-Setup does not configure

I want to upgrade debian wheezy to jessie. But the program console-setup has problems with its configuration script. I cancelled the upgrade process and started the configuration manual: dpkg ...
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Rescue inaccessible VM without SSH in Google Cloud Platform

I made a mistake in the script of a service in my linux VM in Google Cloud Platform. Now the VM does not boot properly, and no ssh server starts. Is there any other way to rescue this instance and ...
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snmp: getting the short interface name instead of long ifDescr (again)

I'm using cricket to do some simple monitoring (including network devices) of my Debian-based servers. The interfaces are identified by name (e.g. eth0, eth1,...), and cricket maps these names to the ...
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How to setup an OpenVpn tunnel to IPV4 from a dualstack lite (ipv6 address only) cable modem [migrated]

As of today, I am on a nice and fast new cable modem connection. Unfortunately, that connection is natted to an external shared IPV4 by my ISP. It is only possible to reach my modem via a unique IPV6 ...
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chpasswd apply changes in the chroot directory [migrated]

I have debootstraped version of wheezy on my Archlinux machine and would like to change it's root password: echo "root:toor" | chpasswd --root /home/containers/wheezy/ However I get an error: ...
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Generating a locale breaks system down

I've generated a locale (by uncommenting locale for Polish lang - "pl_PL ISO-8859-2" and run locale-gen). After that my system broke down. I can't boot to my gnome gui (the system freezes with black ...
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How do I compress or compact encrypted virtualbox disk image [migrated]

As I have created a Debian VM inside VirtualBox by encrypting their partition. So that the OS must be running in an encrypted partition. Although while creating a disk image(VHD), I had given for ...
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Cannot update Debian Wheezy due to GPG error (NODATA)

I have a server running on Debian Wheezy. It's apt source file has following configuration: deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main non-free contrib deb-src http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ ...
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Enabling Browse Mode for AutoFS on Debian 7

I have a mount using autofs. If I cd to the mounted dir, and do ls -la, it returns that the folder is empty. If I cd to the full path it works (for example I cd /mount/dir1 and if I do ls -la I do ...
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Blocking IP addresses via iptables not taking effect

I am trying to ban various IP subnets on my Debian server by using the following command: iptables -A INPUT -s 222.128.0.0/10 -j DROP The command was taken correctly and a iptables -L -n command ...
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How to skip DHCP if no cable connected to ethernet in Debian [migrated]

My Bananian Linux is wasting time at logon trying to get a DHCP lease for eth0 interface which is not connected. Well, the extender cable is connected to it, but nothing is on the other end. I have ...
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IPTables rule can not be rewritten

So I am trying to redirect a connection to another IP and port. It works great using the following code, but if I want to change the rule it doesn't work. Here is the working code sysctl ...
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phpmyadmin 404 after install on Debian VM [closed]

I installed phpmyadmin using apt-get on a VirtualBox running Debian. I have uninstalled, reinstalled, added an Include to the apache2.conf, made symlinks, etc, etc. I ran this : sudo ...
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Control panel disabled on liferay portal

I have just finished installing a new liferay portal into a Tomcat server. I am trying to configure the portal but everything under "control panel"seems to be disabled. Particularly, I was trying to ...
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iptable alternatives debian VPS

i am confused that i dont find any soloution... i will configure an reverse proxy and that with iptables for my gameserver on debian: Kernel: 2.6.32-openvz-042stab108.2-amd64 iptables -t nat -A ...
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transparent UDP and TCP Reverse Proxy for Debian

I have 2 Servers, Frontend: Debian 7 1GB RAM (VPS) Backend: Windows 2012 R2 16GB RAM (Root) I have now ddos protection for my FRONTEND but not for my BACKEND. thats why i am using always an ...
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Yii2 subfolder configuration in Nginx

I would like to create configuration for such serverside folder structure: So I would like to have main site available at site.com/ and separate site available at site.com/subdirectory. I'm using ...
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How can I check backups on FTP server?

My company uses backup-manager to backup files to an another server. I wish to check if tar.gz files on the FTP Server are not corrupted without downloading the file back to the original server to ...
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How to disable vcstime [migrated]

There's a program /usr/sbin/vcstime which prints the date/time in the top/right corner of your terminals. You can enable it in /etc/kbd/config (on the last line). It's disabled by default. I'm having ...
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Debian Jessie 8 idle on fresh install always a little too high, shows rcu_sched ksoftirqd kworker causing cpu load

Are the days of 0.0 cpu load on an "idle" server gone? I have another server (centos/redhat) 32GB ram that actually runs apache/MySQL/Lamp, mono, redmine/ruby, and other junk and its still shows me ...
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Hold F5 cause all virtual hosts crash : How to limit max process per user in SuPHP

I am hosting a VPS server with Apache2, PHP/SuPHP and MySQL (LAMP). I have many virtual hosts on that server. The problem is that when someone (that happens about 20 times a day) hold F5 on a website ...
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Debian server is showing PHP code instead of interpreting it

I was told on stackoverflow to post this question here: Scroll down to see result of things I've done based on suggestions I am setting up my first project using Vagrant. I chose the following ...
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Prevent other user read my files [migrated]

Hello i have 2 users Joe is root and Gary (normal user) but if gary enter 'cat /home/joe/function.php' gary can view all code with mysql password into this file. What is the solution for disable all ...
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100% CPU, load average 0 - how is this possible?

Here's the top output: top - 19:20:47 up 1 day, 4:30, 1 user, load average: 0.01, 0.07, 0.12 Tasks: 170 total, 1 running, 169 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie %Cpu(s): 0.6 us, 0.9 sy, 0.0 ...
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Network outage when machine on internal ipsec secured net crashes

We have 3 machines (Debian Jessie), each having 2 network interfaces. One interface is connected to the internet, the other to an internal net which is encrypted via ipsec/racoon. One of the machines ...
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apt-cacher cleanup is taking too long

On my Debian6 I have apt-cacher installed and running correctly. Every day the current task is run **/etc/cron.daily/apt-cacher: #!/bin/sh # Only do anything if apt-cacher is actually installed ...
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Unattended upgrades: kernels taking up /boot space

Typically I like to have unattended-upgrades enabled in all my Ubuntu 14.04 servers (both security and updates). The relevant configuration line for my question is the following: // Do automatic ...
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What packages can I update in OpenVZ contained guest?

Recently I bought low cost (1$/m, 256 MiB) VPS based on OpenVZ virtualization. There are pre-built guest Debian 7.0. I like stay with more recent Debian stable release - 8.0. Is it safe to: sed -i ...
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Apache downloading PHP files instead of rendering them after uddate form php 5.3.3 to 5.4

I have some scripts that need to use a newer version of PHP, Im running Debian 6 which has PHP 5.3.3 support, I found I could install php 5.4 using https://www.dotdeb.org/instructions/ packages. This ...
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uWSGI doesn't execute chdir

Title. When I run uwsgi as uwsgi *** or /usr/local/bin/uwsgi *** it works perfectly, but when I run it as /usr/bin/uwsgi *** (as it being runned as service) it doesn't execute chdir directive of .ini ...
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iptables setup forwarding between two ethernet interface

I want to create a gateway on linux which has 2 interfaces eth0 and eth1. Eth1 is created by a lte modem and once the lte modem attaches to the network and gets an ip address. Then a dhcp server is ...
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install debian from hybrid standard CD [migrated]

I downloaded debian-live-8.1.0-i386-standard.iso from http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/8.1.0-live/i386/iso-hybrid/ and booted a system from it , logged in with "user" and password as "live". NOW, ...
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Is it possible to make apt-cacher not cache specific repositories

We have a environment currently setup with Apt-Cacher and it is working great. I am in the process of making a local Debian repository for custom packages that we crate in house. I can serve the ...
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Location for private key file for SFTP user

I would like to create a user account that can access web server files. I could set the home directory of this user to /var/www now, but the standard location for the authorized_keys file is in the ...
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Hyper-V lost synthetic NIC after Debian 8 dist-upgrade?

I'm running a Debian 8 vm on Hyper-V (Win Srv 2012R2) and when I did a dist-upgrade of stable, I lost all network connectivity. Using the console, I was able to see the network interfaces as UP but ...
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How can I set up Certificate Transparency if my CA doesn't support it?

I think many of you have actually heard of Google's Certificate Transparency initiative. Now the initiave involves a public log of all certificates issued by some CA. As this is some amount of work, ...
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No internet access for client static ip on linux dhcp server

We are using a dhcp server configured with isc-dhcp-server on debian 8 in a small office network. The server has two network adapters one is connected to a pppoe modem and the other is connected to ...
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Simplest way to secure debian server on LAN

I currently have a basic debian server setup and connected to my LAN. Am I right in thinking that if I remove the gateway from the network configuration then the box will be unable to communicate ...
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How are the Debian/Ubuntu Xen netinstall images built?

Xen/XenServer has this nice feature where you can select a Debian or Ubuntu template and point it at some mirror and it will go and download a minimal kernel and initrd which will be used to bootstrap ...
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Debian - static ip, /etc/network/interfaces

I tried to set a static IP on my Debian 8.1 (in VirtualBox), so I edited the /etc/network/interface file : # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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Samba 4 not working correcty as dns for internal (LAN) addresses

[Edit] We tried to use samba_internal dns and also bind9_dlz on the server where samba is installed, but both cause problems when trying to access internal addresses even by IP. So we use our DNS, ...
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exim4 domains/users configuration on files or on db?

I am setting up a web server using Exim 4 on Debian 8 and, as usual, I was going to use MySQL as backend to store the settings related to the domains and users (like quota, emails, aliases, forwards, ...
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cpufrequency scaling with debian 8.1 and Intel XEON E5-1650 v3

I want my server with debian 8.1 not to use cpu scaling but always run at the highest possible frequency. I have installed cpufrequtils $ dpkg -l | grep cpufreq ii cpufrequtils ...
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Wait init.d script until host name is ready, Ubuntu/Mint

I have a postgres SQL, which I would like to bind to local host and internal net IP. In /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf . . . listen_addresses = 'localhost,myhost.mynet' . . . If I just ...
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IE and Chrome: ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

Hello i have this error with IE and Google chrome in Windows XP but my website work with Windows Seven (all browser) and Firefox (windows XP too) I learn in internet the problem its caused by ECDSA ...
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Only a certain subdomain accessing a certain port [closed]

Is there a way of having only a certain subdomain access a port? Let's say I have a Minecraft server running on default port 25565. I also have domain.com which is pointed to the IP of the server, ...
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How can I set a default email domain name on debian?

I have exim4 configured on my server as an email forwarder (for example sending an email to admin@mydomain.com will result in the email being forwarded to my personal gmail email account). This ...
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varnish 4 not caching properly

After updating the debian server from wheezy to jessie, I found that varnish didn't work any more, it was because of the changes from varnish 3 to 4. I managed to get varnish loading and working, but ...
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Debian Jessie UpStart / Systemd / SysV no more reboot

I have make some test on a Jessie server with Upstart installation and replace it by SysV and the reverse. After this I'm not anymore able to reboot. root@amoo-001:~# reboot Failed to talk to init ...
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Linux mail(x) command. Can't open or use. Just spits out old message and returns to prompt

(Debian Squeeze) I was working on a shell script that piped output to the mail command. I must have done something wrong, as I am no longer able to use the command for anything. Even if I type "mail" ...