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Multiple file systems on BeagleBone Black?

I'm trying to put together a BeagleBone Black using Debian on the EMMC, a separate MicroSD card and a flash USB disk (but could ostensibly be platter media on USB). My question, simply put: are there ...
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Remove old logrotate entries

Recently I have removed nginx on my server running Debian Linux and since then, I keep getting the following email every day: root@server:~# tail /var/mail/root Content-Type: text/plain; ...
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phpmyadmin / nginx : unable to log in

I'm setting up a server with Debian 7.6 I have installed nginx, mysql, php-fpm with apt-get (from dotdeb) The basic setup is working fine, but I want to have things running separately in chrooted ...
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GitLab Unicorn Service crashes all the time, 502 Error

I used the Installer of Gitlab CE and so far everything looks well. Then when finished the installation I always got 502 Error on my website, since then I did a little research, then I saw that my ...
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Monit failing to connect to Dovecot over SSL IMAP

I run Monit to keep check on processes on a Debian server. It's working as normal for all other services (Apache SSL, Postfix, SSH etc.) but Monit's checks on Dovecot are failing repeatedly. I think ...
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Renaming debian package

I'm trying to build a customized version of a nginx package for Debian/Ubuntu which had a different set of modules opposed to the default version. What would be the fastest way to modify the debian/ ...
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Print Services dont work for Apache and PHP running on Debian and Wamp Print services do [on hold]

I have a Debian server running Apache 2 (production environment) and PHP. 5.3 I would like to load printing services (staging dev environment Windows WAMP). In the Windows WAMP setup you are able to ...
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Can't install new database in OpenLDAP 2.4 with BDB on Debian

I'm trying to install an openldap server (slapd) on a Debian EC2 instance. I have followed all the instructions I can find, and am using the recommended slapd-config approach to configuration. It all ...
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Heavy Samba usage affects other users on the same share

We have a central Samba fileserver running on Debian 6, the clients are almost all Windows 7. The server has 7 2TB SATA drives in a RAID 5. The clients are connected to the server with 100 Mbit. ...
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Corosync zombie/defunct processes

We have one server where it periodically occurs, that corosysc suddenly generates zombie/defunct processes. Corosync is working fine for a couple of hours but then suddenly it generates processes ...
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How to clone a debian or ubuntu system? [duplicate]

I would like some way to exactly duplicate what is installed on one debian system, onto another, regardless of the target system's state, using the package manager. This includes: installing the same ...
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Reset admin password of OpenVAS

When I installed OpenVAS, I was prompted for a password, however the prompt errored out. I have installed OpenVAS and it is working properly, however I cant get in as admin (I created a new user and ...
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NFS daemon not starting up with error message “Kernel does not have pseudo root support”

My nfs daemon is not starting up anymore. I see the following entries in the syslog: Sep 26 18:21:10 VOXWEBPRODDHNCGN001 mountd[3401]: Kernel does not have pseudo root support. Sep 26 18:21:10 ...
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debian, exim4, dovecot can't authenticate users on server

I've been configuring my new server for mail. Everything seems to be going smoothly, but I can't get any users to log in (with or without using SSL) So I can telnet to the server from the local host ...
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Cannot restart apache2 on Debian server - “Cannot load /usr/local/apache2/modules/libphp5.so into server”

Okay... I'm something of a beginner when it comes to servers, and I'm having some issues with restarting apache on my Debian web server. I just ran the following: aptitude install apache2 openssl ...
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Debian Installer Partman and reserved blocks

I did this preseed configuration but I'm unable to remove the percentage of reserved blocks directly from the partman recipe. It seems that the option "partman-basicfilesystems/specify_reserved" is ...
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Installing FastCGI and OpenCV on Debian 7

As a part of a group experimentation i need to install FastCGI and OpenCV for image recognition on a Debian 7 64bits. I already installed Apache 2 and ready to install FastCGI module like said on ...
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mount error 5 = Input/output error

I am running out of ideas. After a long period of testing this morning, I cannot seem to get this to work, and I have no idea why. I want to mount a Windows SMB/CIFS share with a Debian 5.0.4 VM, ...
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Cannot FTP from jenkins to remote windows server (using Publish Over FTP Plugin)

I have a filezilla server runnning on a remote windows 7 machine. I have a running jenkins master with a slave installed on debian 7. If I ssh to the debian7 slave and do a ftp/put to the filezilla ...
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Linux router: ping responses going through the wrong interface

I have a Debian server acting as a router for a small network. It has 3 network interfaces, one LAN and 2 WANs (two different ISPs, let's call them A and B, each of them with a public static IP ...
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Upgrading system with Plesk

I'm running Plesk 9.5 on Debian 4 and I want to upgrade the system to 5 (along with Plesk to 10). Is this doable (and safe)? Can i use standard Debian upgrade process? If so - will Plesk be able to ...
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warning: /etc/hosts.allow, line xx: host name/name mismatch

I've whitelisted my own domains in /etc/hosts.allow ALL: localhost, .domain.tld plus all of my IP adresses. I also have about 4k lines in /etc/hosts.deny. Everything works but I do not understand ...
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No posix acl in debian Wheezy with ext4

I was running a new script and encountered the following error: Your filesystem or build does not support posix ACLs So I thought no problem, just add acl,user_xattr to my fstab. It now looks ...
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“tasksel: aptitude failed (100)” installing LAMP on Ubuntu (vagrant)

vagrant@precise64:~$ sudo tasksel install lamp-server tasksel: aptitude failed (100) I'm hoping to get a LAMP server from a clean install of ubuntu. All the googles suggest tasksel, which going ...
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How can I export the privileges from MySQL and then import to a new server?

I know how to export/import the databases using mysqldump & that's fine but how do I get the privileges into the new server. For extra points, there are a couple of existing databases on the new ...
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Install one package from Debian sid on Debian Wheezy?

I need the python-statsd which is only in Debian (sid). What are the steps to install this package under Debian Wheezy please ?
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How to keep internet usage track per user on Linux server in wifi network? [closed]

I have a Raspberry Pi running raspbian and I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using Hostapd and dhcp server. Mobile clients connect to the wifi network and browse internet. Now I need to keep the ...
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postfix how to setup local domain users as virtual users

How can I set up local domain users as virtual users? I have setup virtual domain and the users but when I sent an email it keeps telling me "User not found". To test to see what the problem is, I ...
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Various hang-ups on Plesk 12 / debian squeeze system

I am experiencing strange system hang-ups. apache2 reacts in such a way that out of 5 requests, usually about 1 of those will simply take ages for the server to respond to, or it will simply vanish ...
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How to setup BATV with postfix?

I have successfully setup SMTP server and added SPF records, DKIM, and rDNS for my domain, yet my emails still go to spam in Yahoo and Outlook.com (GMail worked fine after DKIM). I have read a lot in ...
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How to get server ssh keys on debian ec2 instance?

I launched an instance on EC2 with a Debian 7.6 AMI and the system log is empty. Is that by design? With the ubuntu images, the server's ssh keys were accessible via the system log. What is the ...
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Apache, ISPConfig & Roundcube alias

I'm using ISPConfig to setup all the websites on my server but I also like to try to fiddle with the files myself to see how it works. Like you guessed, yes, I've broken something. I can't access my ...
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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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nmap on my webserver shows TCP ports 554 and 7070 open

I have a webserver that hosts various websites for me. The two services that are accessible outside are SSH and Apache2. These are running on a non-standard and standard port, respectively. All other ...
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I think I am being Fork Bombed via XSS. How can I detect the source? [closed]

I think I am being fork bombed: I only have a 1Gb VPS. I know that one of my sites has an XSS vulnerability, if you access an ajax php file directly, you can inject Jquery. I haven't tried it yet, ...
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rrdgraph generation fails on high IO load

We have a 4 core CPU production system which does a lot of cronjobs , having constant proc queue and an usual load of ~1.5. During night time we do some IO intensive stuff with postgres. We generate ...
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cannot connect to postfix with a mail client

I have been trying to setup MX in my server and was able to get the IMAP part working under SSL using Dovecot, however I can't get the SMTP part working using Dovecot as the SASL Authentication. When ...
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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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redmine gives 404 error after installation

I am using Debian squeeze with nginx and mysql. After raking db and loading default data to redmine. When i try to visit redmine in a browser, http://ipaddress:8080/redmine, I get a 404 error Page ...
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What is the preferred clocksource for a kvm guest running debian?

Our development server is running debian 4.0 (etch) as a guest under KVM. For the longest time, it had sporadic issues where many processes would appear to just hang. We finally found the issue - the ...
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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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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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How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze when there are no clusters defined?

How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze? /etc/init.d/postgresql stop/start/restart does nothing (no output given).
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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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Using Squid on Debian, Cannot Connect Error

I am trying to set up Squid on Debian and am getting a connection refused error: squidclient http://www.apple.com/ > test client: ERROR: Cannot connect to 127.0.0.1:3128: Connection refused Here ...
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Cannot delete folder with rm -rf. Error: device or resource busy

I'm trying to delete /var/www/html but I'm getting this error: rm: cannot remove `html': Device or resource busy
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cf3 Can't stat … in files.copyfrom promise

On the client: # cf-agent -KIv ... cf3 -> Handling file existence constraints on /etc/cfengine3 cf3 -> Copy file /etc/cfengine3 from /srv/cfengine/sysconf/server/inputs check cf3 No existing ...
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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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XenServer IP Failover OVH not working

I have got problem on XenServer with IP FailOver in OVH. I did everything what is in this official tutorial http://help.ovh.co.uk/BridgeClient and IP not working. On my VM is Debian 7 64bit I set MAC ...
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Best practices setting up Apache2 Virtualhosts with Aliases?

I'm setting my Apache2 Virtual Hosts, in a Debian Squeeze server, in this way: filename: whatever.mydomain.com Alias /whatever /var/www/whatever.mydomain.com <VirtualHost *:80> ...