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RKHunter reported processes that are using deleted files or are listening on the network

I ran Rootkit Hunter 1.4.0 on a Debian Wheezy server and I am confused by the output. I enabled every tests using the following piece of configuration: ENABLE_TESTS="all" DISABLE_TESTS="none" The ...
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Debian apt dependency mismatch (libc6)

Earlier, I tried to install package via apt-get (cython), but it failed with the Errors were encountered while processing: message, and since then, apt is refusing to install anything. apt-get check ...
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Display numbers in meters of htop

My server is running on debian Wheezy and htop 1.0.1 but it does not display any values on the meters bar except the 100.0% value of CPUs. Is it possible to show always the values of a meter? This ...
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Connection problem between redmine and svn

I have server controlled by Debian 6.0. I installed and configured redmine some time ago, and now configured svn server. Now i'm trying to configure redmine to be able to view svn repository. URL ...
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Correct Permissions VPS /var/www

This is a repost of an "off-topic" question on stackoverflow. My scenario is: I created a user and added that user to sudoers: visudo user ALL=(ALL) ALL Then sudo adduser user www-data and ...
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Unicorn installation error on Debian 5

I am running ruby1.9 on Debian 5, and did not manage to install 'unicorn' with rubygems. I got this error and do not really know how to solve it. Do you have any idea of the possible root cause ? ...
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Which dependencies are removable after building ruby?

I've successfully built ruby 2.1.1 on Ubuntu/Debian by installing the following dependencies: apt-get install \ autoconf \ bison \ build-essential \ libssl-dev \ libyaml-dev \ ...
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What am I leaving out in enabling CGI execution under Apache 2.2?

I have a fresh Debian installation (if that's not an oxymoron), with Apache 2.2.x which I am migrating to after using Ubuntu Saucy and Apache 2.4.x, and I'm pulling my hair out about why ...
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Debian default php extension_dir [on hold]

in php.ini file after locate extension_dir and uncomment that. phpmyadmin do not working and i want to use SourceGuard loaders. default : ;extension_dir = "./" ; On windows: ; extension_dir = "ext" ...
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How to install Dovecot under debian with the current repositories

quick story up front, so that you understand my current state better. I am trying to install Dovecot + Postfix on a Debian system by this tutorial. I know this tutorial is original made for Ubuntu, ...
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Linux (Debian 7 x64) swapping activity despite lots of free memory

Yes, I have reduced vm.swappiness a lot: % sysctl -a | grep swap vm.swappiness = 1 Memory is mostly free: % cat /proc/meminfo | head MemTotal: 8070592 kB MemFree: 2619580 kB ...
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How to install 32-bit libraries using Debian Testing

Question: What is the way to determine, ahead of time and without doing a full install of 64-bit Debian Testing NETINST, when Debian Testing has 32-bit libraries available and fully working and ...
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Debian install netbeans - “No protocol specified”

When trying to run the netbeans shell installer, it gives me an error. ./netbeans-7.0.1-m1-php-linux.sh Configuring the installer... Searching for JVM on the system... Extracting installation data... ...
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Disable user_deny.db in Cyrus/imapd

We have a cyrus 2.4.12 on Debian, we use packages, rather than building each software ourselves. I am getting the this "log" constantly, a lot of, various users, and 8-10 times per user request: ...
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Creating a virtualenv debian- What is my python path? [on hold]

I am new to the world of python and virtualenv's and I am trying to setup UWSGI. It asks me to specify the path of my virtualenv and my python path. Although knowing the path of my virtualenv is ...
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Using Proxmox Kernel on Wheezy without proxmox system

I'm going to run two servers with OpenVZ on Wheezy. Since there are sadly no OpenVZ kernels in debian anymore I want to use the Proxmox kernel instead. I'm doing all replication with scripts I have ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) DomU on Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4

I have been forced to move from a Centos Dom0 xen 3 Centos + Ubuntu Lucid DomUs To Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4 Ubuntu Lucid DomUs However although I can create new DomUs on wheezy I cannot ...
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Correct usage of /srv on debian systems

I'm a bit confused about what goes inside /srv and looking for good practices about its usage on Debian. Acording to the FHS: "/srv contains site-specific data which is served by this system". ...
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IPsec Xauth RSA - Debian 7 and Android 4.4 VPN (Always-ON) and Mac OS X 10.9.2 VPN (On Demand)

I successfully installed IPSec Xauth RSA using this instruction: http://jsharkey.org/blog/2012/09/22/deploying-a-pure-ipsec-pki-vpn-server-for-android-devices/ In brief: apt-get install ipsec-tools ...
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How to enable OPcache in Debian?

Just installed php5-fpm. All sources say that apc module has been replaced with OPcache and it's compiled by default but not enabled. How can I enable this module. I can not find opcache.so file on ...
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How to prevent Bind from responding to spoofed IP addresses?

We all know about open resolvers, this question is kind of for the inverse situation. I have a DNS server that is locked down to certain CIDRs acl trusted {[..] options { [..] allow-query { ...
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udev set kdbrate settings on linux with console users issue [migrated]

I have a kbdrate setting as a udev rule for usb devices(keyboards and scanners that re repluggd in). kdbrate needs to be set by someone with /dev/port access which is the console user. The udev rule ...
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Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/as0t0: No such file or directory (errno=2)

I just attempted to install OpenVPN Access Server on my Debian VPS that uses OpenVZ. It installed fine, however when I try to start it from the administration panel, I get these errors: process ...
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Debian preseed partman wrong partition

I'm tying to write preseed file for my debian but I'm stuck at partitions. Now I'm trying to use 200G HDD like this: /boot 300M / 5G /var/lib/docker 20G /var/log 4G swap 4G /home rest Instead of ...
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Postfix relay_domains configuration for outgoing mail

im pretty new to Postfix and email administration in general. I have installed postfix on my debian 7 server following this tutorial Now, I can receive emails and if I try to send them using ...
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Connecting debian and windows via IPsec VPN with Racoon and ipsec-tools

I've some trouble with the IPsec configuration on my debian server (6 squeeze). This server should connect via IPsec VPN to an windows server, which is protected by an firewall. I've used racoon and ...
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Postfix - E-mails missing, no message in the log

I'm setting up a postfix + dovecot mail server for myself on a VPS. I plan to host a couple of domains with it and be able to manage the users via MySQL. It currently works as I would like to but it ...
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Getting IPMI SMB (I2C SMBus SSIF) to work on kernel 3.2

I've got one old server into my hands, and I'm trying to get IPMI to work. Server board is SE7520JR2 (SE7520JR22S, SE7520JR22.86B.P.08.10.0081.051820051126) $ dmidecode -t 38 # dmidecode 2.11 SMBIOS ...
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How to setup properly host on IIS

Let me start from describing my network, since I think this might be crucial, so this is how it looks like: Other home devices. (static DHCP via MAC-IP bindings) ...
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How do I redirect to different backend server based on URL using Apache?

I'm a newbie to Apache, sorry if this is a documented solution somewhere. I have been scouring the web and can't seem to find this answer ... I would like to redirect traffic based on the URL coming ...
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How do i change the global login shell on a unix system?

I want to set the login shell (the shell they get when they log in) of all existing and future users. The correct way to change the login shell seems to be chsh. But this only allows me to change the ...
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How to automate cleanup of config files from past pkgs as reported by “dpkg -l | grep ^rc”

There are a number of pkgs that weren't removed with "apt-get purge" and I would like to automate cleaning them up. You can't apt-get purge apache2.2-common because the pkg is already removed. You ...
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URL Shortener & Site Redirection on same domain

i have one domain(http://sdm.fm), And I would like it to work as a redirect to http://somdomato.com. But at the same time I would like it to work as a URL shortener. Using phURL. Like: ...
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automate updates with a bash script and cron [migrated]

I'm trying to automatize the updates of debian system, without making upgrades. Then i'll send an e-mail to me, everytime there is an upgrade available. I've tryied to do it with cron-apt, but i ...
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Cacti not working for SNMP data sources

I installed packages cacti and snmpd on a Debian server. I'm able to display common graphs in Cacti (such as memory usage, load average, logged in users, etc) using the data templates listed as Unix. ...
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Linux - reverse proxy - What is the easiest tool for powerful reverse proxy?

I am setting up a domain with a set of URLs per customer (customerx.domain.com) on a set of Debian servers. What is the best tool to redirect incoming requests to different servers and/or different ...
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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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Setting up a chroot sftp on debian server

I'm trying to allow a user "user" to access my server by either sftp or ssh. I want to jail them into a directory with chroot. I read the instructions here however it does not work. I did the ...
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debian multiple network interface multiple networks

I have a virtual environment with 3 virtual machines on one host. One of my virtual machines has 2 network interface. I need the virtual machine with two interfaces to connect to two different ...
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HTTPS on Squid http proxy server

I've got many servers and I want them to have the same IP when they do requests via the Internet. So I configured a Squid http proxy server that works well for http requests. The problem is that it do ...
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how to limit upload bandwidth per user in linux?

Can anyone provide the tc command to limit upload bandwidth per user in Debian Lenny? I found that to mark packets per user with iptables I can use the following command iptables -t mangle -A OUTPUT ...
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debian mysql error running shared postrotate script for /var/log/mysql.log

/etc/cron.daily/logrotate: error: error running shared postrotate script for /var/log/mysql.log /var/log/mysql/mysql.log /var/log/mysql/mysql-slow.log run-parts: /etc/cron.daily/logrotate exited with ...
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How to update linux “locate” cache [migrated]

How can i update the cache / index of locate? I installed new packages and the files are clearly not yet indexed. So which command do I have to ommit, in order for the indexer to trigger. I'm ...
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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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Emails won't download to Outlook (dovecot, postfix, debian)

I finally managed to set up dovecot and postfix to the point where I can connect to my server with Outlook to send emails. Receiving emails works too, but I can not download them to my mail client: ...
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Error during the kernel booting

After kernel update I've got a problem with booting linux, does anyone know how to fix this problem ?? I am pretty sure that everything was OK during kernel compilation. Here is a picture with the ...
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mdadm Stuck at rebuilding spare

I have the following Raid configuration, cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] md4 : active (auto-read-only) raid5 sda5[0] sdd5[4] sdc5[2] sdb5[1] 1536 blocks ...
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Lighttpd with FastCGI won't create /tmp/fcgi.sock on startup?

I'm running lighttpd-1.4.19 on a debian 5 box and try to run web2py with fastcgi. The problem with that is, that lighttpd does not create the socket file /tmp/fcgi.sock. If I'm creating the file by ...
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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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Kernel Upgrade with grsecurity - Debian

I would like to upgrade kernel on my server from version 2.6.32 to the newest with Grsecurity. But after restarting the server there is still old version of kernel, can you tell me what I have done ...