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Virtuall Manager : CentOS Guest Install Garbled Text

I'm trying to install CentOS 6.5 with virtual manager but the menu is garbled. Host machine is running on Debian Wheezy. Thank you in advance.
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Where to place my server, configuration and (big) data? /srv? /etc? /usr/local/bin? /home/me/.whatever?

I was searching this site for good answer to my question, the best I could find was this. (I'd guess to put my config in /etc, application in /usr/local/bin and data in either /home/firda/.tunnel or ...
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iptables: disable NAT except for only one client

I have a LTSP subnet (192.168.0.0/24) and want to disable NAT for every client except one client The purpose is to deny (on demand) access to internet from student clients, but always allow it from ...
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Partition does not mount with ACL option

Debian 7.5 : Installing package acl I've edited /etc/fstab and added the acl option to / I've remunted the partition to avoid reboot by doing sudo mount -o remount,acl / Problem : The mount command ...
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On debian, how to set up a MTA like exim that allows per user smarthost configuration?

I have a problem setting up something that I think would be cool. I have a server (Debian Wheezy) and I would like to let my users send email from their smarthosts. From what I have read, exim allow ...
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How do I get IPv6 packets to my KVM virtual machine?

My setup is: Debian Wheezy x64 on the host and on the guest. I am using a tun/tap setup to connect a virtual machine to the host. The KVM network options I use are: -net ...
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MaraDNS - location of zone configuration file

Does anyone use MaraDNS instead of BIND9? I've installed 1.4.2 on my VPS (Debian 7 x32) in OVH.fr and looked through the documentation. As I conclude, mararc configuration file should be located in ...
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Command to auto-update apt sources.list in Debian

Is there a command in Debian that I can run that will update my sources.list file to the best possible servers? I maintain a number of Debian servers, and I've found one of the mirrors has gone ...
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Export apt package list for reuse (debian)

Is it possible to export a list of packages from a (Debian) server, so I can reuse this list and simply hit apt-get install <exported_package_list> on a different server? Can I also pipe a ...
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Increse Pure-FTPd timeout on a Debian server

I need to increse Pure-FTPd timeout on a Debian server. On internet I have found out that I have to edit /etc/pure-ftpd.confby changing the MaxIdleTime. The problem is that I have no ...
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debian bringing all interfaces down when one is a vlan

I have two physical NICs, one has a VLAN hanging off of it. When I run ifdown -a it starts bringing interfaces down, and then stops when it gets to the VLAN interface. This seems like a bug, but maybe ...
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PBR with iptables

I know question was answered multiple times, but this situation a bit different. So here is what I have: All users must user default gateway on eth0, except one That one must only use gateway on ...
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Varnish “it works” page on all domains

I installed Varnish on my virtual server(Debian 7.0 x64) Digital Ocean and I followed their tutorial here. The problem is that on all my domains and subdomains, I get the it works message. I tried ...
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Bash Script that downloads a file and checks the value if 1 or 0 [closed]

I need a Bash Script for Debian which downloads a file, that file containts 1 or 0, 1 when the services is running, 0 when not. So how can I check if the file contains 1 or 0?
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“ifup eth0” causes dhclient to bring up more than one interface

Can someone tell me why dhclient is not respecting to only handle the one interface it has been passed? I've seen this multiple times over the years; never figured it out - it's not related to ...
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Cron job not being executed fully [duplicate]

I've created a small line that should pull some data from git every hour, unfortunately, it's not being executed fully. My command looks like this: cd /var/repo && git pull origin release ...
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proFTPD unable to determine IP address

When starting the server this error is returned Starting ftp server: proftpd2014-08-03 18:39:22,045 web-amd-3700-2gb proftpd[22126]: warning: unable to determine IP address of 'web-amd-3700-2gb' ...
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Postfix sends as hostname.domain.com instead of domain.com

I've been trying to set up a debian mail server running postfix, but when I try to send mail via mail example@outlook.com the recipient sees the sender as hostname.domain.com. The hostname it sends ...
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Keepalived configurations

I installed keepalived on two firewalls to provide fail over. I'm not sure if the following configurations are correct (see configurations below). Sometimes I have problems to reach the websites ...
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sshdOpenSSL version mismatch - update sshd from rescue mode

After upgrading with apt-get upgrade then sshd is not starting at boot upgrade apt-get update && apt-get upgrade error on boot Have tried to boot in rescue mode and run the following ...
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Logins take a long time

After upgrading to Debian 7.4 password authentication from any service take a long time. This is true for SSH logins, sudo'ing and authentication with dovecot (which is configured to use PAM). I am ...
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how to use both AllowGroups and AllowUsers in sshd_config

I'm trying to modify /etc/ssh/sshd_config on my dedicated debian7 server with both AllowUsers and AllowGroups. However I can't seem get both to work together. The Setup a user testuser testuser ...
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How do I find out where my IPTables rules are being stored?

I working on a Debian server and I'm trying to figure out where my IPTable rules are being stored. From looking around on the internet I've found there is generally two locations were these are ...
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Configuring Samba to allow access from a DDNS domain IP

I have a Debian VPS which I host a website from. I set up a Samba share to enable me to edit website files from my Windows 8 computer. For security I set up a username and password, also I set 'hosts ...
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2.6 Backports for Wheezy

Why can't I find 2.6 kernel images in the wheezy backports for Debian Wheezy? Does anybody knows any unofficial mirrors I can just add to apt? Thanks.
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Why does aptitude want to update the original kernel when I use backports?

On Wheezy I am using the current backports kernel, which I set up via # echo "deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian wheezy-backports main" > \ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wheezy-backports.list # ...
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Send mail with priority from console

How can I send mail from the console marked with "priority high" flag? Currently I'm using this syntax: echo "message content" | mail -s "subject" user@example.com I don't see any switches for ...
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BIND9 wildcard and unqualified name

When an unqualified name (a name without a terminating dot) is encountered in a zone file, BIND9 appends the origin value ($ORIGIN directive) to it. Example: ns.domain.tld. IN A SERVER_IP ...
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Debian7 and tc qdisc issue : RTNETLINK answers: No such file or directory

I've been searching for few days now but couldn't find the solution to my problem. I have a VPS running Debian 7, and I have root access. I am trying to add some traffic shaping (using HTB), so the ...
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debian - using apache virtual host as proxy [duplicate]

I have a server with debian 7.4 and apache2 installed. I have setup virtual hosts and all works well. Now instead of pointing the virtual host to a documentroot I need it to point to a port on the ...
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Remote logging to specific directory structure with rsyslog

I'm currently in the process of having all of our various servers send their syslog messages to a central server. I'd like to have the following directory structure on the central server that logs ...
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Postfix virtual mailbox base, uid, gid — good user and group choice?

I often see tutorials for setting up Postfix with the virtual mailbox delivery agent on Linux that instruct to create a new disabled-login user and group to own virtual mailboxes in ...
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Making proxies on Debian

Hi guys I am trying to create SOCKS Proxies on my VPS and currently am not getting too far so any help is well appreciated. Here's a few details on my VPS: It is running Debian linux, has 512mb ram ...
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How to synchronize different debian server

I'm developing a project that consists in a tomcat installation with a web app with many classes and libraries and a php side with many many folder and files. I've got two server debian wheeze and ...
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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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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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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 ...