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SSH error on Debian 8.2 (DigitalOcean Droplet)

I have a problem with SSH on my new droplet.. root@srv2:~# shutdown -h now [SSH] ERROR: Read from remote host 46.101.84.179: Connection reset by peer [SSH] FAIL: Write failed: Broken pipe [SSH] ...
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nginx passenger, setting the umask

I was wondering how to set the umask for nginx or passenger or both processes. A search seems to only bring up Apache. Any help would be very much appreciated! (This is on Debian.)
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dovecot not letting me telnet localhost 110 — imap and pop3-login not starting up

I'm setting up a mailserver along the lines of http://workaround.org/ispmail/squeeze/setting-up-dovecot. I've done it successfully in the past, the only wrinkle this time is that dovecot has moved up ...
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debian mirror : Hash Sum mismatch

I have a mirror server that I maintain in school. $ uname -a Linux CSE-Cloud01 4.0.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.0.2-1 (2015-05-11) x86_64 GNU/Linux $ sudo apt-get update ...... W: Failed to fetch ...
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Monitoring Debian 5, 6, 7 hosts with icinga2

I successfully installed icinga2 and icinga2-web on Debian 8. The problem is that I need to monitor servers with Debian 5, 6 and 7 installed. Is it even possible? If I understand correctly - I need a ...
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Getting the URL to a debian .deb package

I'm trying to setup an IronWorker with PHP, and need to add the Imagick PECL extension or debian package's URL to the IronWorker .worker configuration. I've located the package for Ubuntu 12.04 on ...
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Bind9 DNS - How to redirect domain to another domain

I'm trying to redirect facebook.com ( and all subdomains ) to google.com, however I appear to be missing something. zone "facebook.com" { type master; file "/etc/bind/nene-block"; }; That ...
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KVM Guest in vlan + bridge not working

I'm trying to set up a few KVM Guest on a machine with bridged interfaces and vlans. The whole configuration is done in a host with Debian, to be more specific in Kali 2.0 and it has DHCP. Im doing ...
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Mercurial push abort: destination does not support push

I am trying to push changes to an exiting Mercurial Repository. I Can check out etc, but when im trying to push it to the server I am getting an "push abort: destination does not support push" error. ...
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How do I force Linux to reacquire a new IP address from the DHCP server?

The environment is Debian, although the answer will apply to all distributions.
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Can't use supervisorctl outside of /etc/supervisor directory

I've been using supervisor for over a year now. It is installed from a Debian package. When I upgraded the package the other day, something break and I can't seem to figure out what. ~> sudo ...
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Strange messages in my syslog on Debian

I am getting strange messages on my /var/log/syslog that aren't usual. I am running a Debian Jessie LXC Container inside of a Debian Wheezy machine. But I believe this is not the problem. An example ...
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ietd - spamming logs ietd: unable to connect (Connection refused) 2

I have a fileserver (debian wheezy, 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.60-1+deb7u3 x86_64 GNU/Linux) set up with open-iscsi, o2cb, ocfs2. 3 connected clients and the fileserver itself are working great, ...
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Slow ssh login - Activation of org.freedesktop.login1 timed out

On one of my servers I've noticed really delay on SSH logins. Connecting using the ssh -vvv options the delay occurs at debug1: Entering interactive session. extract of connection: debug1: ...
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GMail moves Exim4 emails into Spam

I am trying to setup email transfer to GMail. This bash command in OS Debian: echo "aaa" | mailx -r "xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx" -s"sdf" xxxxx.xxxxxxx@gmail.com But all of my messages GMail moves into Spam. ...
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What does “virtual consoles” in the ubuntu installer stand for?

I am installing ubuntu server in a vmware vm. In the expert installer there is this question (I guess this is the same in the debian installer): Please enter a space delimited list of virtual ...
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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 httpd, Tomcat : Load-balancing seems to work between two tomcat, but one stops and service dies

I am working on a task in which I have to load-balance two tomcat-instances such that they share a common session also amongst themselves and when one goes down, the other one can handle the task. ...
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How to install PHP xdiff extension on Debian?

I am trying to install the PHP xdiff extension on Debian with Apache 2 and PHP Version 5.4.44, but I can't get it working. I tried the following pecl install xdiff But I got errors: […] checking ...
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pass request body failed to 127.0.0.1:8001

we are running a Debian with Apache + NodeJS backend, and all of the sudden we see this in our log files: [Tue Dec 08 11:14:45.123275 2015] [proxy:error] [pid 21479:tid 139720436733696] (32)Broken ...
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Apache webserver & Tomcat : Runing multiple tomcat webapps and apache webserver app at same time

We have a Debian X64 server which currently has a tomcat instance where we have 3 webapps in WAR file ofcourse. Also, we have an Apache webserver, which has one CMS system running. And one final ...
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How, besides trial and error, can I know which VirtualHost Apache 2.4.10 on Debian is loaded first?

After (or rather, during a migration between web hosts because I want to keep root on my VPS) I was gently informed that my homepage was "i tried to open the site, but it opened an index site, not a ...
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Apache mpm-itk not changing user ID

Apache 2.4, mpm-itk, Debian 8. Trying to set up mpm-itk on my server. Added following text to my <VirtualHost ...> block: <IfModule mpm_itk_module> AssignUserID bitrix ...
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Debian : Postfix unknown mail transport error

I try to send mail from my Gmail from a VPS on Debian 8. I followed the tutorials : https://easyengine.io/tutorials/linux/ubuntu-postfix-gmail-smtp/ And ...
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Not able to provide Git-Repositories with Apache to remote clients

I have X Git-Repositories on a Debian Server and want to provide them via Apache. I also want to use the Redmine Authentication with the Repositories, but I would be even great, if I could access the ...
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Why is my homepage getting this error?

As a DreamHost refugee (Dreamhost said "Change is good" en route to announcing that it's confiscating root privilege for its VPS customers—their "I really want root on my virtual server" was ...
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disabling predictable network interface names in xubuntu 15.10

How do we disable predictable network interface names in xubuntu 15.10 ? I want my old interfaces naming like eth0 ... ethx, some of my software assumes eth0 interface to be present and is hard ...
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Debian / KVM bonding and bridging NICs

I have a physical server with 4 NICs running Debian 8. I want to install KVM and configure guest vm's. One of the guest vm's will run the controller software to manage my network devices (ie managed ...
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How to change tcp's window size?

I've tried changing the tcp's window size by modifying net.ipv4.tcp_wmem and net.ipv4.tcp_rmem values, however the changes which I make have no effect on actual window size which I can check using a ...
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HLS loadtest with VLC without GUI

Im out to test how many connections my HLS stream can handle. So i think that VLC without GUI can be usefull to do the work. But the problem is that i'm not manage to start the stream without ...
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Debian server reboots after every login

I have a Debian Wheezy vps on the cloud. Today I tried to login using the VNC console provided by my vps service provider but everytime I login the server automatically reboots after 5 seconds! Has ...
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What will happen if i delete the Sys Folder on Debian Wheezy

it might be a noobie question, but i'm interesting in what the result would be (without trying). I was restoring my filesystem of my Debian Wheezy from a backup.tgz. According to some tutorials like ...
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Autostart SSH after reboot

I've installed Debian (6.0) on a server. It currently has SSH installed so I can connect from a remote host. The problem is that when I restart it, it shows the screen to log a user in, and can't ...
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netstat -r on debian give abnormal output

after looking for stuff with Debian "netstat" and try list stuff with "nestat -r" my main Server out a Long list of unkown Hosts ( mostly hacked IP´s by looking on abuseDB ) here a small example for ...
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IPtables Traffic Quota - up and down

I've been trying to set up traffic quotas for users on a shared server and i believe [with my limited knowledge] that iptables --quota and ports which have been selected for each user [--dport] is the ...
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Why is my computer sending emails

I am currently using Debian Squeeze 6.0. The administrator of my work place receives every week messages from several processes of my system: cron smartd ... The messages are send to ...
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DRBD terrible sync performance on 10GigE

I've set up a pair of identical servers with RAID arrays (8 cores, 16GB RAM, 12x2 TB RAID6), 3 10GigE interfaces, to host some highly available services. The systems are currently running Debian 7.9 ...
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How to set an environment variable for a process spawned by the webserver?

In my setup (debian etch, lighttpd), one one my websites is calling a program for some image manipulation via PHP, I think. I'd like to change the behavior of this program by setting an environment ...
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exim4 configuration with SRS daemon

I'm struggeling setting up exim 4 with an external SRS daemon (Debian package srs). The srsd is running and converting addresses back and forward just fine. I can't use exim's built-in srs code, since ...
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LVM meta data missing from a device

Here is the situation. I have a MD device, /dev/md0, which is fully functional, but seems to have no LVM meta data. As far as everything I know how to do is concerned, it isn't part of a volume ...
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Anomalous connection to china from debian server [duplicate]

TL;DR I didn't ask how to take care of my compromised server. I asked how to detect if a file is anomalous/extraneous/non-official. So this is not a duplicate of the question on compromised servers. ...
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/var/cache/logwatch No such file or directory at /usr/sbin/logwatch line 633

Logwatch has been working perfectly until now. I read a tutorial that you shouldnt edit the config in the default place /usr/share/logwatch Instead you should move it to /etc/logwatch So i did ...
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Protection against Ddos Syn Flood [duplicate]

My dedicated server can't handle more than 4Mbits/s of bandwidth. After that, the server don't ping anymore. My provider told me it's because my server isn't well configured. When I look in the logs ...
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Virtual Host on Apache 2.4 on Linux

I'm trying to create a virtual host that have path to user directory like this /home/user1/dev My *.conf file is it /etc/apache2/sites-available/mysite.conf, like this <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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lighttpd won't reload config, restart, or even stop

I made some changes to my lighttpd config file and wanted to force-reload but the changes weren’t reflected. I tried stopping and starting it, again with no effect. I then tried simply stopping it. ...
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Bandwith quota in private network

We have a private company network with Linux and Windows networks. All traffic to outside pass through a Debian firewall, managed by iptables. We need to set a bandwith quota for every device: we ...
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IPSec host2host transport-mode

I want to secure all traffic between our servers that are distrubuted through various datacenters. We don't have VLANs, just plain Debian 7 & Debian 8 based Virtual Private Servers (around 20), ...
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1Redmine Git 404 The entry or revision was not found in the repository

I have an Redmine Installation on a Debian machine. This should also include Repository intigration. For this case I am using SCM-Creator ...
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VirtualBox host-only network adapter up and running without launching any machines

On VirtualBox virtual machine there is a host-only network adapter with the following configuration: $ VBoxManage list hostonlyifs Name: vboxnet0 GUID: ...
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Debian Dist-Upgrade to Jessie (8) - still init.d?

I dist-upgraded my debian-box and now I mention some strange behavior: If I try to start services using systemctl I'm getting this error: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Unknown error -1 If I ...