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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Not mounted correctly

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). In some cases, the USB drive is incorrectly mounted on ...
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Auditing user commands with ip address

i have to set auditing system to my firm's server. Server runs Debian Wheezy. I'm working on "auditd" system on server. I have only two rule. # Log any command run on this system -a exit,always ...
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Docker debian slow dns resolve

I got terribly slow dns resolve inside my ubuntu when using wget or curl, apt-get,... root@815340a37f0e:/# time curl www.google.com ... real 0m5.132s user 0m0.006s sys 0m0.003s When I do ...
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Debian preseed.cfg - Language not set

I'm trying to write a preseed.cfg which should be used for a full automated installation of Debian wheezy. For some reasons the installer is still asking to select a lanugage even if I set this in my ...
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Nagios NRPE plugin check_ad - Fixed

i've reading about this problem much and trying to solve it on my own ways but still not luck. I've running debian 7 as nagios server. Problem is that i cant check state of my Active Directory Domain ...
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nginx (latest) is not working together with spawn-fcgi

My OS: Debian 7 (latest) x64 My Domain: www.DeadalusHD.com My nginx-vhost: server { listen 80; ## listen for ipv4; this line is default and implied listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on; ## ...
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why does having ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub cause GUI dialog asking for SSH password even though SSH_ASKPASS is empty?

How the problem started For some reason I did not have my id_rsa.pub file in ~/.ssh. So I copied it off one of my servers to ~/.ssh/ on my machine... so that I have it, so I can copy it to servers ...
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Is this routing configuration possible

I have three interfaces, which mostly will be used for receiving data, and many other interfaces, which mostly be used to send data. Also, frames from first three interfaces should be vlan tagged and ...
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Why does my server (postfix) “relay” mails / Have my server been hacked? [duplicate]

Something weird is going on on my mail server. I was mailing a friend and my mail bounced because the ip of my server had been blacklisted. It appears like my server is being used for relaying spam ...
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my squid proxy configuration always TCP_MISS

i have been trying for 2 days in my configuration but always same the result like this DIRECT/49.213.17.185 - 1429727403.426 22 114.125.72.213 TCP_MISS/404 228 HEAD http://dn.melon.co.id:8100/ - ...
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How do I get apt-get to ignore some dependencies?

How do I make apt-get ignore some dependencies? For example, I wanted to install mailx so I can use it to send email from cron scripts/report-generating tools. However, installing mailx also installs ...
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How can I restart “monit” when it stops or crashes?

I am setting up a server and have just installed "monit" to monitor processes and restart them (and alert me) when certain conditions are met. It works great. My question is what happens when monit ...
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Debian 7 upgrade to 8 precautions and advice concerning packages

With Debian 8 soon going stable I'd like to upgrade my KVM on which I run the latest Debian 7.8. I've never done this before and would appreciate any advice about some of the steps I'm not sure ...
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Apache cipher configuration of my website makes Google Chrome complain

My website, here, is on my server (Debian Wheezy, Apache 2.4.10 on the testing repos). I configured Apache myself and blocked all attackable ciphers after reading many websites discussing those ...
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Default arp cache timeout

I didn't found how check and change the default arp cache timeout on Linux. I using debian with kernel 3.x (but I supposed it same with older kernels)
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Defunct process Rev1112

We were having the following output in top on a Debian box on XenServer: top - 10:00:55 up 10 days, 24 min, 5 users, load average: 126.79, 128.96, 71.39 Tasks: 10382 total, 1 running, 4801 ...
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Apache 500 code and strange php5-cgi processes [on hold]

I have a strange problem. I have a VPS managed by parallels plesk (Linux Debian). I have deployed a few sites on it. I am experiencing problems with site that using PHP. Sites that are not using PHP ...
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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 can I disable specific file type uploads globally in Apache?

In order to secure my webserver, I would like to block specific file types from being uploaded globally, independent of what FTP users configure in their webpages. Is there a way to globally block ...
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How to install/change locale on Debian?

I've written a web application for which the user interface is in Dutch. I use the system's date and time routines to format date strings in the application. However, the date strings that the system ...
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Hide boot messages

I want to hide boot messages at startup in debian. I saw this link and it was so useful as it said i do this to /etc/init.d/rcS: exec /etc/init.d/rc S >/dev/null 2>&1 and the result was ...
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RemoteApp / Seamless RDP Linux Server

I was wondering if there is an implementation of Seamless RDP for Linux servers, preferably Debian or similar, giving the result and experience of Microsoft's RemoteApp. Of course with Linux apps, I ...
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HP DL360 G5 RAID controller not recognizing drive bays 5 and 6

I have an HP DL360g5 bios P58. With a Slot 0, HP Smart Array P400i Controller (256MB v2.08) The server originally was running Windows Server 2003 with 2 72GB 15k SAS drives in RAID0. One of the ...
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What server linux distros “guarantee” you will always be able to upgrade to major new releases? [duplicate]

To my astonishment, I found out I can't upgrade my CentOS 5.5 system to CentOS 6... (well I can, with a risky and painful process that is not supported and will most probably result in a mess) So, ...
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MySQL - The server quit without updating PID file

I have installed MySQL 5.6.16 on Debain 7.4. But i encountered problems with starting mysql, where every time i start mysql i get this error: The server quit without updating PID file ...
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Uninstall Phusion Passenger and repair package database [migrated]

Some time ago I installed Phusion Passenger with these instructions. I also have the debdeb.org repository in my sources.list. I now want to remove Passenger and install a clean nginx package from ...
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Unable to make work both private and public ip network on openvz container in Proxmox

I'm using Proxmox 3, it is a fresh installation. For those who know, I'm using OVH Vrack 1.5 (along with a previous Vrack 1.0). My server has two interface eth0 and eth1, I succeeded to configure ...
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How to stream video from my Debian server? [closed]

I have a dedicated debian server that contains a lot of video files and music files. I want to be able to watch these videos and listen to music from my laptop(also debian). Im primarily using VLC, ...
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mongod: symbol lookup error: mongod: undefined symbol: _ZN5boost6detail13once_epoch_cvE

Iam having trouble with my mongodb install : when I run sudo mongod, I get mongod: symbol lookup error: mongod: undefined symbol: _ZN5boost6detail13once_epoch_cvE uname -a Linux xyz 3.2.0-4-686-pae ...
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Why squidguard tell me default acl is missing but it isn't?

I have a problem with squidguard when i want to create .db files. When i do : squidGuard -c "/etc/squid3/squidGuard.conf" -C all -d It tell me : squidGuard: FATAL; default acl not defined in file ...
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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DHCP: One NIC and multiple subnets

I'm setting up a Debian to work as a gateway for a small office network. I need to have three subnetworks for different areas within the company and I will define which PCs will get what IP based on ...
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Nginx and openSSL conf to use newest TLS protocols

Since few weeks, my webserver, Niginx, had a problem with TLS protocols version 1.1 & 1.2 : When an user try to connect to my website, web browser and Nginx chose only TLS 1.0 for the conection. ...
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Faster way to ping URL than curl [closed]

What would be the fastest way to check whether the specified URL is working? (responding in OK http status code)? For now I'm using curl, but I have bunch of URLs to test in a loop, so I'm looking ...
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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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Access-Control-Allow-Origin “*” not allowed when credentials flag is true

I have an ajax request which connects to http://example.com:6001. However, it will work only when I open http://example.com:6001 in the browser, which loads index.html (which is run though Node.js on ...
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pure-ftpd debian, can't get www-data user working

I'm trying to add FTP access to the Apache web files, in the past I have done this with an ftpuser and group arrangement. This time I would like to make it possible to login directly as www-data (the ...
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Error while installing Samba on Debian

When doing apt-get install samba smbfs I get the following error. How do I go about troubleshooting and fixing this? Errors were encountered while processing: samba E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg ...
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reusing existing RAIDs on preseeded installation

I'm trying to automate the reinstallation process of existing Ubuntu installations. Partition layout: md0( raid1, /dev/sda1#/dev/sdb1 ) - swap (2G) md1( raid1, /dev/sda2#/dev/sdb2 ) - / (20G) md2( ...
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Source of syslog bind query denied message [closed]

What is the cause, and how can I stop this request on example.com from my ip (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) being continually repeated in /var/log/syslog? Apr 14 20:37:10 example.com named[1663]: client ...
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copy LVM partition to new disk

I have a question about making copy of LVM partition to new disk. I want co copy not to move data. My operating system is Debian. On LVM partition I have running Xen virtual systems. Information ...
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VPN PPTPD with MPPE Support for Debian or Ubuntu

Having an unencrypted vpn connection from a windows client to linux is pretty easy by using pptpd. When I was looking for an solution for encrypted (per MPPE) connection, I found a lot of information ...
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FTP on Linux “Failed to retrieve directory listing” not firewall issue

I've got an VPS in germany running Debian X64. I have very strange issue. I have ISPConfig CP installed using proftpd and I can not connect to FTP by any means. Few hours ago I've had installed ...
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Blacklisting MAC addresses, but they still take a DHCP lease

At my workplace, we have a Public Wifi network, as well as our Private Wifi network. The Private side has access to see other computers, the printers, servers, and access to the Internet. On the ...
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Change source IP for specific target host

This is a follow up to this question of me. (Still on Debian 7.8) The problem isn't really IPSec related or anything, because I can't even ping the remote host with the "correct" source IP (through ...
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phpMyAdmin with Apache2 gives 403 Forbidden on Debian Linux

I just can't seem to figure this one out. I've read a bunch of forums and followed several instructions, all to no avail. As a side note, I'm not accessing it from localhost. ...
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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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Possible reasons for extremely low RAM usage on a debian 7 VPS

After a fresh install of a debian VPS, my system shows very low memory being used. I am not sure if this is even a issue. But according to 'free -m' My system is using only 21MB of RAM ...
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TFTP (for PXE purposes) Server running Debian, problems with Samba

The way my network works, is my DHCP server (pfSense) is on another server at 192.168.1.1. My Mac server is at 192.168.1.2, and my TFTP server (latest version of Debian) is at 192.168.1.3. I've ...
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect loop

Firstly, I know there is a million of copies of this question already but after hours of trying solutions from all of them I've got nowhere. So I want to redirect all incoming HTTP traffic on my ...