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Impossible to add a script to cron [closed]

I am trying to add a script to cron jobs to be played daily. I tried multiple things but no one seems to work. First I tried to add a script in cron.daily: It s not triggered. #!/bin/sh cd ~/foo/ ...
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Limit the total memory usage of PHP-FPM

I'm running PHP-FPM on my Debian servers. My question is about the memory usage. I can only set the memory_limit inside PHP, and that shouldn't be too low for some requests. I also can only set the ...
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Why some apt-get and aptitude installations remove some programs?

I wanted to install wireshark, and I went to Installing wireshark So I just typed on terminal aptitude install wireshark and before it install wireshark, it removed 251 programs, and I don't have ...
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Find process with most TCP sockets?

How can I find the process with the most TCP sockets that is currently running with bash ? I would like to only output the process name
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Risk of starting NTP on database server?

I've heard rumors of bad things happening to database and mail servers if you change the system time while they are running. However, I'm having a hard time finding any concrete information on actual ...
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IPTables from public ip and port to lan ip

I own 3 public IPs for my server and I have multiple VMs that have their own 'job'. The server has 1 NIC. Public IPs: XX.XX.9.247 (MAIN) XX.XX.21.141 (additional) XX.XX.21.142 (additional) LAN ...
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Using DeamonPortOptions to fix DKIM signing with genericstable masquerading

I'm sending mails from my debian server with sendmail. I want to be able to send mail with multiple domains using masquerading with genericstable. I am signing the mails with OpenDKIM but because ...
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Debian 6 Not resolving hostnames

Regards, I've run into the following issue recently following an intrusion in to my VPS: Although resolv.conf is properly configured with the correct DNS servers the VPS can not resolve hosts. I ...
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Unable to install libtirpc1 due to dependecies error

I want to run some binary (which is definitely working on another PC) on virtual Debian PC. Debian 7.5 stable with added testing and unstable repositories. (I'm not an expert in this) This binary uses ...
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How do I convince smartmontools that my SSD is not a hard drive?

I'm running Debian Wheezy, stock smartmontools package (smartctl 5.41). An SSD, Mushkin MKNSSDCR120GB-MX, is reporting usage lifetime information in SMART attribute id 231 (decimal). For hard drives ...
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Apache multiple instances — permission issues [closed]

I have a weird situation here...I have setup multiple Apache instances under debian: The default install is left as is -- but disabled and stopped A custom instance (apache2-apps) The idea was to ...
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Init script only offers help suggestion

I modified the uwsgi init.d script for debian from the apt-get package download. This is the script I have below: #!/bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: uwsgi # Required-Start: ...
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New Debian 7.7 - Port has been forwarded but not working

i have a (in my mind) weird thing happening on a fresh Debian 7.7 I have opened a port and if i try to enter the port and ip on http://yougetsignal.com it says the port is opened but no matter what ...
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Debian Wheezy : /etc/ssl/certs/ contains a lot of certificats

I need some help with my server, I have a debian wheezy installed. I just checked the folder /etc/ssl/certs/ and I found a lot of certificats like : XRamp_Global_CA_Root.pem ...
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Use VPS provider's kernel or maintain my own?

I've got a Debian Wheezy VM on Linode and they run it with their own kernel. As a reputable company, I'm sure they're quick to apply security patches, and all I need to do is reboot to get the new ...
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Postfix using virtual.db file instead of mysql table

I have specified virtual_alias_maps = mysql:/etc/postfix/mysql-virtual-alias-maps.cf, but still I got errors like warning: hash:/etc/postfix/virtual is unavailable. open database ...
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Install Debian Backports kernel automatically

I've got the following pinnings set: Package: linux-image-amd64 Pin: release a=wheezy-backports Pin-Priority: 1001 Package: * Pin: release a=wheezy-backports Pin-Priority: 499 I get the following ...
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Install python packages through ap-get in Debian

I'm trying to install Odoo on a Debian 3.2, but I'm having trouble trying to install its dependencies. When I try to install python-decorator, I get this error: The python-decorator package is not ...
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How to divert an already diverted file of a Debian package?

There is package A installing file X and Y. There is package B, which also tries to install (overwrite) the file X with different content and a new file Z. So in the preinst script it diverts the ...
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Installing wkhtmltoimage in Debian 6.0 (squeeze)

How to install wkhtmltoimage in 64 bit amd debian ? I tried wget http://wkhtmltopdf.googlecode.com/files/wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar.bz2 tar xvjf wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar.bz2 mv ...
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How to get Newly Expanded RAID to show correct size in Debian

I recently expanded my RAID 5 Storage Virtual Drive from 6TB to 9TB. The Dell OMSA and the bios for the RAID controller both show I'm at 8382GB. Which is fine. But when get into Debian and poke ...
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Masquerating with Sendmail and signing after with OpenDKIM

When I send mail from my accounts linked with my first domain, signing with OpenDKIM works great. But when I send mail with my accounts linked with my second domain, I use the genericstable FEATURE to ...
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I see a flood of requests from Revista22

In many of the sites I am running I see in Google Analytics thousands of visits referred from a site called revista22.ro, which I don't know and which mentions nothing about any of my sites. Also, I ...
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grep ouput filepath with file modified date?

Is it possible to make the grep command to output file paths with file modified date like so: 12-02-2015 /file/path/to/the/file 16-02-2015 /file/path/to/the/file 25-02-2015 /file/path/to/the/file ...
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KVM guest is unable to access the internet

I have a Debian host that has several allocated IPs and KVM with a Debian guest using a bridged network. The guest is completely unable to reach the network, including the LAN or even the host. ...
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How do I configure KVM guest to have Internet access?

I am trying to get KVM working on my Debian server and I am having a slight problem with networking with my guest OS (also Debian). The virtual machine is using the "default" network (without a ...
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iptables - openvpn can't access port 80

I have a server set up with OpenVPN. While connected to the VPN, all external websites work great, but when I try access a site that is hosted on the same server, it fails to connect. I can ssh into ...
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Debian: how can I know if reboot is required after update?

I have 4 servers with Debian Wheezy OS. I have Apticron installed that informs me about updates. Debian updates are realized so often that when I finish to update the last of 4 servers I get new email ...
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Cannot start Wildfly

I want to start wildfly as a service but nothing happens when I try to start it using: $ /etc/init.d/wildfly start Starting WildFly Application Server: wildfly $ ls -l /etc/init.d/wildfly -rwxr-xr-x ...
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Rsyslog refuses to log over OpenVPN

I'm trying to forward rsyslog from a client to a server over a VPN. I have it working across an internet link already (through eth0 to an edge router) but would like it to go through the OpenVPN ...
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restarting apache using python causes port change

i'm using python bottle web framework to create a service manager so i've created endpoints for services re/starting / stopping the wired thing that happens when i'm using os.system('service apache2 ...
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mdadm: Convert RAID10 to RAID1

The machine in question is equipped with 4x ssd, and running Debian wheezy 7.8, linux kernel 3.2.0-4, mdadm v3.2.5. Currently I'm using a RAID10 consisting of all these ssd. I've to increase the ...
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routing a second public IP to multiple VM's

myself and a friend have rented a dedicated server and have used KVM and libvirt to create virtual machines for us to use. (we are using debian jessie on the host) we purchased two additional IP ...
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Postfix smarthost, allow relay by dynamic IP

I have several servers (web, mysql, java) that have postfix installed which are set up to relay to a smarthost postfix server. DYNAMIC IP STATIC IP INTERNET ...
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How to change mailx?

I am having a problem in my VMs. I used the same template (Debian 7min) in OpenVZ, but for whatever reason those two are using a different mailx. I have a small script which I use to send ...
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Mount a drive at login time

I need to mount a drive at login time. I have the home directories in the server, and when a user logs in at a client machine (debian 7), I need to mount his directory temporally at a mount point, ...
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Routing with multiple NICs on debian

I have a machine with two NICs on different network segments, I've set up routing for the different segments. It works if I run all the routing commands manually, but I can't get it to work when ...
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Slow download big static files from nginx

I'm using debian 7 x64 in vmware-esxi virtualization. Max download per client is 1mb/s and nginx no use more than 50mbps together and my question is what may cause so slow transfers? server ...
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WinSCP, Debian & Sublime Text - File change not recognised by server

I'm connecting to a Debian server using WinSCP (with private key not password if that makes a difference). It's setup so that when I double click on a file it opens in Sublime Text (v3, Build 3065). ...
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Linux Traffic Shaping: ceil rate never reached

My application run on port 8080. I have this iptables command: iptables -A OUTPUT -t mangle -p tcp --sport 8080 -j MARK --set-mark 10 I have also theses TC rules: tc qdisc add dev eth0 root handle ...
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Postfix doesnt apply virtual mailbox rules when external domain sends email

I set up my Postfix to use virtual mailboxes. When I telnet the mail server and send an email from that, it works flawlessly (both when on the mail server and telnetting from a remote client). The ...
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Php 5.6.5 won't work very well

Today I installed Php 5.6.5 on my server with Debian 7 Wheezy and Apache2. First, I added these repositories to my /etc/apt/sources.list file: http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 ...
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Can't grant MySQL privileges to Debian system maintenance user

I have a dedicated Debian 7 server running multiple websites with MySQL as the database server. When I tried to install the latest updates, MySQL couldn't be updated because the server failed to stop. ...
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By mistake I changed the ownership of /var directory.

Instead of changing the ownership of /var/www directory, I changed the ownership of /var directory recursively (couple of days back). Now owner of every directory in /var is www-data. All my sites are ...
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Installing a Windows guest with virtio in a single step (Debian)

I am trying to create a Windows 7 (32bits) with virtio disk and network in a single step using virt-manager. I've been trying to follow the step-by-step procedure here. However there is no such ...
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Debian: unattended-upgrade does not reboot

I have basically the same problem as described in this question : unattended-upgrades does not reboot On my Debian wheezy I installed unattended-upgrades which correctly upgrades my packages every ...
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Can't seem to create file in bash

I'm trying to use this (under the root account) code in debian 7. #!/bin/bash cat > /root/.ssh/github.id_rsa << EOF -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY----- XYZ... -----END RSA PRIVATE KEY----- EOF ...
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Issue cloning from github to server authorisations

I'm trying to add a key to github and my server so my server can clone from github. mkdir -p /root/.ssh chmod 700 /root/.ssh cat > /root/.ssh/authorized_keys <<EOF ssh-rsa ...
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Apache 2.2.2 (Debian) mod_rewrite with mod_proxy removes the query string

I try to setup a reverse proxy configuration based on query string rewriting with Apache2, mod_rewrite, mod_proxy (and also mod_auth_cas, but I don't think it deals with my problem). The request flow ...
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LDAP passswd command ask 4 new password

I know there is similar question but mine is a few different as I 'm using LDAP as identification and I'm running with debian wheezy (7) When my end user is using the passwd command for changing his ...