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IRQ changes when trying to virtualize with PCI Passthrough KVM.

While trying to test PCI passthorugh in a KVM machine... I have an odd behavior. I made sure the PCI bridge and device are on an IRQ alone. The card is a Digium TDM400P. LSPCI: -[0000:00]-+-00.0 ...
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debian 8 - apache 2.4 fails to reload but restarts successfully

As in the title of the question reads, if I perform a service reload of Apache 2.4 it will fail, but it will succeed if I perform a service restart. In either case, I can't connect to the web server ...
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Configure network card without knowing its name [migrated]

I have a domestic headless server that boots from (and has the root filesystem in) a removable USB stick. I install it from my laptop (following this nice checklist) and edit the configuration files ...
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Cannot create macvlan interface, why?

My linux (debian jessie, 4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.6.1-1~bpo8+1 (2016-06-14)) boxes have a number of modems and mifis connected. I would like to split off some of the processes in the system ...
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Can not connect to the Debian 8 servers with CuteFTP

Just installed a new server with Debian8 (jessie) system. Many years use CuteFTP to upload/synchronize files on home computer and server using SFTP connection. Unfortunately, CuteFTP can not connect ...
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Error when building NFS-ganesha v2.3 from source code

I am building NFS-ganesha v2.3 from source code (download here: https://github.com/nfs-ganesha/nfs-ganesha/releases/tag/V2.3.2) on Debian 8. There are some errors: error: ‘SVCXPRT’ has no member ...
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One time login/pin FTP server

I'm wondering if someone can help point me in the right direction for a feature I would like to have implemented. I'm running an amd64 Debian 3.2.73-2+deb7u2 x86_64 GNU/Linux server with PureFTPD as ...
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Xen Dom0's networking lost, guests OK

So I had to unplug the Xen server's NIC. When I was done, I plugged it back in, and attempted to SSH into it. Fails. But my connections to the guests work perfectly fine. They're still up and running ...
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Incorrectly mounted partition [closed]

I'm having a few mishaps with a friend's VPS from OVH hosting and Ubuntu Server 14.04. Basically the guys decided to reboot it into a so-called rescue mode which loads some Debian and mounts the old ...
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Easier method of setting up Winbind auth in LMDE?

Some GNU/Linux distros (CentOS comes to mind) have a neat Authentication Config tool, in which you may specify which auth methods (files, NIS, Winbind etc) to use. You specify the needed parameters (e....
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Install PHP 5.3 on current Debian

Is there any easy way to get an old PHP-Apache version (in my case 5.3.*) to run on a current Debian? I found this: Install Previous Version of PHP Package from Debian Testing Using Apt But it doesn’...
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Bad ssh config on remote server. Cannot login in

I accidently changed ssh_config instead of sshd_config on a remote debian machine. Whenever i try to loging, i get /etc/ssh/ssh_config: line 55: Bad configuration option: permitrootlogin /...
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How to use 2 IPs on one Apache server

I have two IPs (and domains) on my dedicated Linux server (Debian). I'm able to access the primary domain. But when I try to access the 2nd one, I'm directed to the primary site. In /etc/network/...
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Unable to find file system erro in Debian Live CD over PXE

I'm having trouble setting up a Debian Live CD to run over HTTP with PXE. I can not see the problem, apache logs indicate 200 to request that accesses the filesystem.squashfs. The console looks like ...
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Multiple external IPs for pptpd

I set up PPTPd on Debian Jessie basically the way this guide does it. For this purpose, the VPS has multiple external IP addresses and I'd like to set it up in such a way that different users get ...
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How to setup DHCP Relay in Debian 8?

I have three VMs. One VM is a DNS and DHCP server, one is a Linux router running Debian 8 and the last VM is a test machine. I am trying to configure the Debian 8 machine as a DHCP relay. I have ...
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Have 2 different applications use 2 different ip's with the same port on the same host

I want to have an application running on x.x.x.x:80 and another one at y.y.y.y:80 on the same host. I have bought 2 ips from ovh and would like to know how to do so. I found these: Debian/OVH: How to ...
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Show full hostname in bash?

Any way to show full hostname in bash instead of partial? Now for domain.com it's: user@domain:~$ Would like it to be: user@domain.com:~$ Debian 8.5
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ldaps on Debian Jessie with let's encrypt certificate

I'm already struggling for a while to set up an LDAP-Server on debian Jessie with enabled TLS. I'm new to the topic, so please show me my mistakes. I started by installing an reconfiguring slapd apt-...
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Why is a Linux host interpretting the zero key as enter?

I am connecting to a Debian virtual machine using PuTTY, and every time I press the 0 (zero) key, the command line behaves as if I've pressed enter. Why might this be and how can I change it? ...
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Mail sent by Postfix / Dovecot setup going into spam folder

I am running a Debian 8 VPS for a couple of months now. I running several services, including a mailserver with Postfix and Dovecot. As far as I can tell, I have everything set up correctly. My IP is ...
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[SOLVED]: HTTPS access to phpmyadmin DOWNLOADS INDEX.php instead of opening phpmyadmin

When I open phpmyadmin without encription, everything goes fine. however, if I switch to https, the browser downloads the index file. apache 000-default.conf as <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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3 server point to point bridge loop

I have a setup with 3 servers (A, B and C) running debian jessie which are all directly connected to the other two servers, so it is a ring-like layout. I'd like them to only have ohne IP each like if ...
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Exim filter how to set directory mode on created directory

I'm using exim4 on Debian 8. I'm using maildir. I have an Exim Filter file that tries to store incoming mail in folders named by their domain. The problem is that when Exim creates a new directory ...
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Pacemaker: How to configure default gateway for virtual IP?

I have three nodes and three virtual IP addresses in the same subnet. It doesn't matter which address is assigned to which node. The IPs are public addresses. The nodes are load balancers that ...
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Upgrade Debian release 7.11 (wheezy) to 8.5 (jessie)

I have a Debian system (virtual development box, not reachable from the internet) which has not been updated for a while. Now I'd like to make up for this, but it seems the sources are not available ...
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apt-get upgrade breaks PHP

I have installed PHP 5 from source for various reasons (mostly because readline is broken in the Debian packages, and we use that for tab completion in a CLI backend). When I run apt-get update &&...
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Can't enable cgroups memory controller

I have Debian 8.5 on DigitalOcean with a kernel version 3.16.7-ckt25-2 I'm trying to enable cgroups memory controller for Docker. I add cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1 to ...
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Postfix(admin), Dovecot, MySQL: Aliases not working

I'm able to send mail to the mailboxes i've setup with postfixadmin. This is working correctly and i can send and deliver mail on them. But now i'm in need of Aliases to work properly as well. I've ...
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How to use the ssh server with PAM but disallow password auth?

Many tutorials tell you to config your ssh server like this: ChallengeResponseAuthentication no PasswordAuthentication no UsePAM no but with this setup you cannot use PAM, as i plan to use 2 ...
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systemd does not notice apache starts

My debian-system has been infected with the systemd-virus... When I issue the "service apache2 start" command to start apache, it thinks it failed, but apache is running just fine. So "service ...
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IPTables Policy INPUT DROP but accepts connection

I configured iptables with the following rules: iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 443 ...
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No IPv6 connectivity from docker container

i'm having serious problems enabling IPv6 in docker. Environment The host is running Debian Jessie. It's a virtual Server (KVM). eth0 has a statically configured address like w:x:y:z::1 in a ...
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Recovering a RAID5

Hoping somebody here can help, as I'm a bit stuck on what to try next. Essentially, I had a RAID5 of 4 disks in mdadm. One of the disks started failing, not enough to have mdadm eject it, but enough ...
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How do I generate an alert on Debian if a redunant PSU dies?

I have received some Intel servers with redundant power supplies - Intel S1200v3RP. We have Debian installed on them. Looking on Intel's site, we cannot find any downloads for Debian, but we see some ...
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how to upgrade libc6 on debian 7.1?

When trying to install pagespeed on my debian 7.1 Unpacking mod-pagespeed-stable (from mod-pagespeed-stable_current_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mod-pagespeed-...
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at command: Exec failed for mail command: No such file or directory

I got to run a task today at midnight on a debian system. As I never did anything with atd I wanted to try first, if it works as expected. I got a test.sh in folder /usr/local/dump/ which contains ...
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Install PECL v8js on Debian Jessy

I try to install pecl-v8js on Debian/Jessy for PHP-5.6. $ apt-get install php5 php5-dev libapache2-mod-php5 apache2 php5-cli libv8-dev g++ cpp ... $ pecl install v8js-0.6.3 ... checking for ...
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Strange traffic on my dedicated Kimsufi Debian 8.4

I own a Kimsufi dedicated server since more than one year, and recently I decided to completely re-install the OS. I installed Debian 8.4 Jessie. I installed all the updates needed, changed my SSH ...
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How to view changelog of a deb package not yet installed

I got prompted to update libxml2 on my Debian Jessie Server however prior doing so i want to know what has changed on the latest version. I have tried visiting Debian`s repo website for the relevant ...
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Dovecot/Postfix mail server SASL: Connect to private/auth failed

Trying to get this mail sever up has eaten up a good chunk of 2 days and I've made some headway but this specific error has persisted throughout. I'm using a Debian server with Postfix + Dovecot + ...
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How come I can't see apache's environment variables in my shell?

I'm running apache on my Debian 8 laptop. I haven't made any config changes so everything is at the default. apache2.conf uses environment variable defined in /etc/apache2/envvars, but when I open a ...
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Exim 4 on Debian 8 - external mail does not accept

A few days ago installed a new server: Debian 8, Exim4. I can send mail from this server, I can receive mail internally but the server does not accept external mail. All emails return with errors ...
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SSH works both ways, but scp and rsync only one way

I have been using SCP and rsync to transfer some files between two servers using SSH keys. Suddently SCP and rsync don't work anymore from server 1 to server 2. They don't give any error or ...
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Systemd restart service if it's not listening to a port

I've been using Systemd for a while in Debian 8. I use the Restart=on-failure option to waken-up a service in case of failure. I will like to know if there is a way to force the restart of the ...
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Postfix sender name

I've got a problem with my postfix settings. I'd like to change the user name because when I use a command: echo "Test" | mail -s "Test" my@email.com It sends an email to me but the header "from" ...
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Upgrading Debian Squeeze with OpenVZ to Debian 7/8 with LXC

I have a few servers which are running Debian 6 (Squeeze) which uses OpenVZ to run containers. The containers are some Debian 6 and some Debian 7. Squeeze was the last version of Debian to support ...
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apache 2.2 to 2.4 upgrade, server limits seem to be being ignored

I recently upgraded from apache 2.2 to 2.4 (as part of upgrading from Debian wheezy to debian jessie) I went from having plenty of free slots to handle demand surges to having virtually none. Apache ...
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JavaScript interpreters on older Debian installations (sarge)

I am goign to write a few scripts for managing tasks via command line on the servers. I will use the NodeJS Debian package in servers that support it, but I have a few servers still in Debian 3.1 (...
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Cronjob change email subject and sender name

I have a cronjob setup using crontab that looks like this... MAILTO=myemail@example.com 00 02 * * * /home/myaccount/myscript.sh This works great and at 2AM it runs the script and emails me the ...