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No menu for VNC view [migrated]

Problem: I have a VPS on linode that installed ubuntu 14.04. In the Real VNC viewer on my local machine, I see a screen like this. The problem is, although I can navigate the file system in this ...
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Handling /etc/fstab when upgrading linode from Xen to KVM

I have a linode that is currently on one of Linode's Xen servers. I see that I am eligible to upgrade to a KVM linode. One thing that concerns me is that Linode's upgrade guide says block devices ...
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Linux Hosting: What is the purpose of setting hostname/FQDN in hosts file?

I just bought a Linode VPS hosting plan and was following this guide to set up. In the "Setting the Hostname" section and "Update /etc/hosts " section, it says the FQDN/hostname to be set here does ...
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Getting “ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer” when trying to SSH a remote Ubuntu server

I am very new to server managing. I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server set on Linode, according to the documentation, I can use ssh root@97.107.137.168 to connect to the server. But when I do this in ...
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On a default Linode instance, can I check email remotely?

Please allow me to ask a stupid question but I have a Linode instance that I use for web hosting. I use Google apps for email so I didn't install anything other than what came with my Ubuntu install ...
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Diagnosing unexpected downtime in a VPS setting

I currently operate a Debian VPS with Linode to host a website. Yesterday, the entire VPS became unresponsive for about 40 minutes. Checking the graphs that Linode provides I see that the entire ...
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Migrating vserver from Linode elsewhere

I need to find an alternative to Linode due to payment issues (if you're interested mainly because Linode only accepts credit cards and I don't want to use them). However, my biggest issue with ...
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Why is my homepage getting this error?

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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Squid Proxy timing out on Public Interface - Packets getting lost on port 3128

Partial Solution Turns out that traffic on port 3128 was getting lost on the way to my VPS. I am not sure if this is Linode blocking this port, or if it is something in the between. (I have used this ...
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Laravel 5.1 deployement Your requirements could not be resolved to an installable set of packages

When I am trying to deploy my laravel project and do a php composer.phar install I get this annoying error. I pulled in my project via git with a git clone. And when I surf to my domainname I would ...
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Postgres and Media Linode servers regularly need restarting

I have a site running on several Linode virtual machines, including separate VMs running: Django (and apache) Django (for running memory-intensive scripts) Postgres Media server, with a private ...
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Enabling IPv6 for docker breaks hosts IPv6 connectivity resulting in neither having IPv6 connection

Preface: I am newbie in both Docker and networking stuff, especially, IPv6. Am a software developer, not system/network administrator. I am running Arch on Linode and am looking to set up Docker with ...
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nginx time to first byte

I running several project on one machine, below with all the info. on nginx config if PHP project use fastcgi cache, Node.js project use proxy_pass , and all project use gzip. I'm new to maintain ...
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How can I add rule to iptables on ubuntu to enable redis on local ip but not external

I've followed the various scripts to set up 2 linode machines. Both have an external and local Ip. On one I have installed redis, and I want to connect to this machine via the local ip. Which rules ...
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How much traffic can my 1GB Linode handle? (details of app included) [duplicate]

I have been playing around with Linode and a LAMP setup now for the past few weeks. I am considering moving my iOS backend from Parse.com to a Linode setup. I would like to know how a 1GB setup will ...
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Servers in different DC's - performance impact

Today Linode eat my nerves completely by shutting down main DB server for 25 minutes due to their internal network problems. Right today I was going to set up another one server at linode to set up ...
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cloud server performance vs same specification dedicated server?

I have a web application written in php (5.6.10) and using Postgresql (9.4) we have about 4k users per day and about 20k page views per days, my main issue that we are running in cloud host with 2 ...
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Internal Server Error with Nginx and uWSGI

I'm trying to host an app using Nginx on Linode.com but I'm stuck early on uWSGI config. I've used "Getting Started" guide and "WSGI using uWSGI and nginx on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)" guide ...
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Create and synchronize development, staging and production servers?

I'm building a PHP application, and I'm running all the development environment (Netbeans IDE, Apache, PHP and PostgreSQL) inside the same virtual machine. I would like to prepare three diferents ...
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What is wrong with my DNS set up?

Ok so I'm running a server on Linode (Ubuntu 14.04, Apache2) I am redirecting the domain from 1and1.com to Linode(Linked to Linode's nameservers) via HTTP redirection to the IP of my server. ...
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PPTP VPN did not check the password

I've success installed and PPTP VPN in my Linode by using this script: https://github.com/liaohuqiu/centos-setup/blob/master/install/install_vpn.sh yum install -y ppp wget ...
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Can't Track Down What's Causing Server To Go Out of Memory

For a few months now I've been experiencing random crashes on my 2GB RAM VPS Linode server. Someone convinced me to switch to self-managed hosting and I for some reason thought I could handle it ...
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Should each 48U have their own UPS?

Yesterday, the network of Linode over at HE.net has suffered a major outage -- supposedly, he.net has had "one out of eight" of their power generators fail, which, apparently, has one way or another ...
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Scaling AngularJS + NodeJS app on Linode

I have developed an application using AngularJS + NodeJS (together with MariaDB, Redis and Socket.io for realtime notifications) and I have deployed it on a single Linode node. Now I would like to ...
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Linode resource splitting [duplicate]

We would like to move our sites to Linode and I have a theoretical question. Which is the best in speed and why? If MySQL runs on a different machine, is it give better result or worse? 1 option ...
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Backup / restoring a snapshot on Linode

I am trying to automate a process of creating an image/snapshot/backup (whatever it is called) of my disk at a certain point, and then restoring it back to that point later. So I am experimenting ...
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Extra certs issue with Nginx SSL config

It seems that I've set up my SSL wrong. SSL labs gives me the following: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=pitot.io&hideResults=on The issue in question is "extra certs". This ...
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SSL Issue Only For Some Clients (Linode Server)

Leadup: Set up a wordpress linode. Imported a wordpress site. Everything worked. Added an ssl certificate from godaddy. It looks like the SSL certificate is installed correctly: ...
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Can't boot after intrerrupting do-release-upgrade (Mount failed for selinuxfs on /sys/fs/selinux)

From a ssh session I ran: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core sudo do-release-upgrade I went to read something else and when I returned to my ssh session, it wasn't responsive. I'm presuming ...
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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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Routing between two servers via a virtual interface

I have two servers, each running an openvpn service, the first one (uno) has the vpn range 10.170.0.0/16 tied to UDP 1194, and the second one (dos) has 10.180.0.0/16 tied to TCP 443. I would like to ...
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Raknet error (Unknown bind__() error -1.)

Im trying out Raknet samples on my Linode Ubuntu server. I managed to get it compiled using the steps in the readme.md. But I'm getting an error whenever i attempt to run the test. Any ideas? I tried ...
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Apache virtual host set up not working for a single website

I have a Linode VPS hosting several websites. Using Linode guides, I created folders to place files and created an apache .conf file holding the virtual host configuration for each website. This ...
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IO Rate is exceedingly incrementing

I have read through Is a 'high' IO rate healthy?, and was at ease when I read someone say that even 50,000 / hr wasn't an issue.... or not unhealthy, to answer their question; so I increased ...
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having trouble setting up NFS server on centos 6.5

Setup: Provider: Linode nfs server: a linode with centos 6.5 nfs client: a linode with centos 6.5 When I tried mounting mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting x.x.x.x:/shared This is ...
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MX record set up using Zoho mail and Linode DNS manager

I've decided to try Zoho's email service given that it's free up to 10 users. I'm having difficulty getting my mx records to jibe correctly with Zoho. Unfortunately Zoho's documentation is over ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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Is backing up to Dropbox ideal? [closed]

I am currently setting on a new CentOS server on one of my Linodes, and are debating with myself on how to back up the data. The server is running DirectAdmin, which will compress all data (e-mail, ...
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How do I install CoreOS on Linode? [closed]

I'm trying to install CoreOS on my linode server, I followed the guide for installing custom linux distributions here: ...
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Using CloudFlare as the only load balancer

Say I have 3 VPS nodes with Linode to serve traffic on a single website. Linode themselves provide a node balancing solution. But I use CloudFlare and was wondering after I read their blog article on ...
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How can I achieve OpenVPN client routing without NAT on Linode

I've set up an OpenVPN network, and it is working properly in the sense that I can access the inner/LAN machines from the remote client. However, my problem is that all traffic from the remote ...
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Linode Kernel Headers

I am trying to install the Idera (R1soft) linux agent on a Linode running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. The agent requires a driver which in turn requires the kernel headers. Linode uses custom kernels though so ...
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Nginx drops connections

I'm having a setup where I use the linode nodebalancer (loadbalancer) for my nginx/php5-fpm servers. This balancer passive checks. These passive checks, check the status code of requests. If there are ...
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Configure Citadel to be Used For sending email using smtp

Sorry for this foolish question, but I have less knowldge about servers. So bear with me! I have configured Citadel as directed in linode documentation and can login using the front-end for accessing ...
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Having difficulty connecting to port

I'm giving Linode a try, and I just launched my first instance running CentOS. I've been unable to connect to a port on the box even if I completely drop the firewall. (My script does successfully ...
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Can't deploy Ruby 2, Rails 4 app to Linode

I have a Rails 4 app and I want to deploy it to my Linode and I'm struggling a lot to get this working. I followed all the basic instructions from the Linode guides, also, installed all the ...
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iptables port forwarding (prerouting port 80) and firewall not working together

I have read many articles and answers on this topic and I have been in discussion with Linode support, but no one seems to be able to answer my exact problem. Seems easy - I'd like to use a iptables ...
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How to find out whether Linode NodeBalancer takes nodes out of rotation

Sometimes my NodeBalancer takes a node out of rotation and I would like to find out about it so I can reboot it. How do I do this? This is the background: I have two websites of the same type, which ...
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webserver on linode and database on digital ocean

Currently hosting drupal websites on linode using apache + php5 fpm+ fastcgi. Among websites one is drupal commerce(max_execution_time,memory_limit are taken care) and all others are low hitting ...
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remote connection to mysql failing

Whenever I try to connect to my mysql database remotely I am receiving Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 111 as a response, Currently my ...