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Cannot upgrade mySql on a Debian 6 server using apt-get

I run a Debian 6 server and use it to host a dozen of LAMP based websites. I configured it to email me whenever a software update becomes available, and this morning I received the notification for 6 ...
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IOTOP on LXC -> Netlink error

unfortunately I can not use iotop on proxmox-lxc-container and debian 8 template. This is the output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/sbin/iotop", line 17, in <module> main() ...
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Remote Postfix server for email relaying multiple domains

I have a local server at home that needs to send and receive email but my ISP blocks port 25 in and out. The local server is running Debian 8, has Virtualmin installed on top of it with postfix and it ...
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Debian software RAID1 is not working when I remove hard drive

I have been trying all weekend to get RAID working on an old server computer with the Intel ICH7 / ICH7-R SATA-II controller running dual hard-drive with RAID 1. After giving up in hardware raid, I ...
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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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login with active directory users on debian jessy not working

I'm trying to get the login with active directory users working for nearly a week now. First of all, I'm pretty new to pam, samba, kerberos and winbind. We worked with local users and sudo before, but ...
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Bash script OR issue

I have the below script and basically what I want it to do is connect to the various servers. See how many open files there are, and sent an email if its over 50,000. But the last server I need this ...
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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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Redirect sites without certificate to non-ssl instead of serving a default certificate

I am hosting several websites from our customers. Some of them have ssl certificates and thus use port 443 for https and some do not have a certificate. The sites that have such a certificate are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to keep ClamAV updated on Debian 8?

Since upgrading to Debian 8 my syslog is full of ...freshclam[17851]: WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED! ...freshclam[17851]: WARNING: Local version: 0.98.7 Recommended version: 0.99 ...
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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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Why is my homepage getting this error? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is there still a /etc/init.d in debian 8?

I recently upgraded a couple of virtual hosts to debian 8. Now playing with them i found, that: there is still a /etc/init.d, /etc/rc0.d, ... director with plenty of files in it (e.g. ...
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Running phpMyAdmin and php-7 at the same time?

After upgrading php5 to php7, I get this error when I want to apt-get install phpmyadmin The following packages have unmet dependencies: phpmyadmin : Depends: libapache2-mod-php5 but it is not going ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Chef install local apt_package with dependencies

I try to install my locally baked package on server: cookbook_file '/var/cache/apt/archives/nfdhcpd_0.20_all.deb' do source 'nfdhcpd_0.20_all.deb' owner 'root' group 'root' mode '0755' ...
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How to run multiple dokuwiki instances on debian with lighttpd

I installed dokuwiki using the guide here. Everything was very easy and works great. Now I want to run a second wiki on the same server. I have read enough that I think I could hack it together by ...
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How to use aptly to mix in a package or two from debian-testing to a debian-jessie mirror?

I'm using aptly to manage a repository for an embedded linux image build. Currently I mirror jessie and have a local repository with 5 of our own local packages, which I then merge and publish/serve ...
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Why hostname -f gives me subdomain back when only domain is in /etc/hostname?

In my /etc/hostname (Ubuntu 14.04) file I have: pavel@subdomain:~$ cat /etc/hostname example.ru But when I run: hostname -f it shows: pavel@subdomain:~$ hostname -f subdomain.example.ru It ...
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Can't touch/connect to a unix socket from the same group

sudo ls -la /var/lib/redis/6379/ produces: drwxrwxr-x 2 redis redis 4096 Nov 28 23:10 . drwx-w---- 3 redis redis 4096 Nov 22 00:10 .. srwxrwx--- 1 redis redis 0 Nov 28 23:10 redis.sock ...
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munin - critical item mailqueue

I have just installed a new Debian Jessie server.. In munin monitoring there is 1 critical item: Mailqueue What is that? Haven't installed any mail service/server
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systemd user service doesn't autorun on user login

I have Debian Jessie and connect to it by ssh. I want to autostart shell command on user login by systemd. I've create a simple systemd service ~/.config/systemd/user/foo.service witch contains: ...
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apt-get upgrade got aborted how to recover? (hash sum mismatch)

I asked on StackOverflow but was redirected here . I'm afraid I made a kind of a booboo. While performing an apt-get upgrade (there were about 160+ packages in queue) I accidentally logged out, thus ...