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`Which php` isn't working on linode servers (Ubuntu 10.04)?

Currently trying to configure a linode server running on ubuntu 10.04. I utilized a stackscript (Default drupal profile) which seemed to run successfully. The log indicate so as well. Then ssh'd ...
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transfer godaddy domain to linode [closed]

I have a domain.com in godaddy. I have created a new account in linode. I want use my godaddy domain.com in my new account linode. How can I do it? or Where can I find a guide for this? Thank you ...
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Upgrade from PHP 5.3.2 to PHP 5.3.10? [closed]

I have a VPS account from Linode. I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with 'LAMP Stack' (StackScript). How to upgrade the latest version of PHP version 5.3.10 from PHP 5.3.2? I have even tried apt-get ...
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Why doesn't Linode ever have to shut down for updates?

I've been using Linode for over a year now, and, unlike some lesser-known VPS hosts I've used, I've never been required to shut down my VPS by Linode. The only restarts have been ones I've initiated. ...
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How do I set up passwordless RSA/DSA ssh connections under a linux server

I've set up an linux server (32 bit), and would like to be able to ssh in as root based on RSA or DSA key trust. I've appended both public keys to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys and restarted the service; I ...
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OOM killer killing things with plenty(?) of free RAM

The OOM killer seems to be killing things despite having more than enough free RAM on my system: (Full resolution) (Full resolution) 27 minutes and 408 processes later, the system started ...
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Keep-alives are not working for websites with NodeBalancer in Linode

I have following configuration in my linode slice NB <----->web1+web2+web3 Here's the configuration screenshot from linode: We need NB in http mode since we need few things that plain tcp mode ...
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Linode seems to require reboot before RoR code changes are displayed

I've inherited a project from a developer who I can no longer contact. It's a Ruby on Rails project hosted on Linode with SVN as the vcs. I can SFTP into the server and change files but the ...
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what's causing my packets to bounce around inside my network before going out to internet proper?

When I run mtr --report tokyo1.linode.com I see the following report. It looks like my traffic is bouncing around inside my local network 12 times even before hitting the "internet". Any idea what ...
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How to setup test environment behind VPN?

I have a Linode VPS that I use to host multiple sites. I run Ubuntu 10.04 and Apache 2. What I would like to do is have my live sites (example-site.com) and test sites (test.example-site.com) on the ...
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Starting Linode instances via StackScripts based on Nagios events

I'm developing a web application (django/gunicorn/nginx) that needs to be scaled out according to load. The app will be hosted on Linodes so I intend to use StackScripts (and maybe Puppet) to start ...
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logging in to two seperate linode disk images

perhaps I am a bit confused on what a 'disk image' is, but I was under the impression that once I set up multiple disk images in a linode account, they would each act as a distinct server. I have set ...
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set up linode without a domain name

I read somewhere that a linode can be set up without a domain pointing to it, but I was unsure of how to tackle that. I noticed in the getting started guide it has an entry about updating your ...
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Adding more graphs to the Linode dashboard

Linode offers system monitoring graphs as shown below. Is it possible to add more graphs to the Linode dashboard by way of collectd? Say to view Memcache eviction rate. Just to give you an idea ...
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Server not available after abandoned upgrade

I am running a headless install of Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS on a PVS. I was carrying out an OS upgrade earlier on today. I SSH'd into the sever and typed the following commands: sudo aptitude update sudo ...
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Reset Linode root password

I've recently been put in charge of a Ubuntu server in the Linode platform. This webserver is running a production Rails application with a MySQL database. I need to ssh into it to download a copy ...
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VPS hosting for a user-generated content site like fmylife.com?

I'm in the process of creating my very first website and I wanted to make a clone of fmylife.com and bought a script called fmyscript for that purpose. The requirements to run fmyscript are as ...
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How do I create a new linode and move my current websites and data to it?

I am a relative newby to managing my own server. I set up a Linode a while ago, installed Ubuntu 9.1 (Karmic) followed by Apache, MySQL, my websites, some mods etc. What I didn't realise was that, ...
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Linode Reboot - /dev/xvda has gone 220 days without being checked, check forced

When rebooting a Linode server, and logging into the lish I am seeing: /dev/xvda has gone 220 days without being checked, check forced. When trying to reboot the server. I had run a routine command ...
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When I apt-get anything I got this erro“E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)”

for example when I "sudo apt-get install libmemcache0", I got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libmemcache0 is already the newest ...
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Why doesn't Apache see my webmail subdirectory

I recently setup a new website on my linode box, everything is working fine. Except I can't seem to have a webmail subdirectory on my site. Whenever I goto http://mysite.com/webmail the browser takes ...
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Connect Linode servers to a disk on another server

I have three servers with Linode: A DB server and two web servers running Wordpress. The DB server also has a disk image called 'Shared Media', which I'd like to be accessible from the web servers ...
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Curious about my database server setup

I'm a web developer by day but I haven't had as much server administration experience as I'd like. I'm working on some side projects which are hosted on a 512mb linode server. The main app that I'm ...
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“Cannot allocate memory” error for psycopg2 and libgcrypt.so on Debian 6, 64bit

I am having a weird production specific error related to Python psycopg2 postgresql driver and libgcrypt module. I was running Debian 6, 32bit to host my application with uWSGI and Nginx. I decided ...
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Simple reverse dns

it would be $ORIGIN 113.168.192.IN-ADDR.ARPA. for a 255.255.255.0 netmask but what would the origin be for a netmask of 255.255.128.0
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Linode Lish Shell Vim and Nano rendering troubles: lines not appearing / cursor positions wrong

I'm using a linode VPS and I just cloned one of my servers to my development server as I've done many times before. As usual SSH is inaccessible until /etc/network/interfaces is correctly updated. I ...
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My VPS crashed and I have no idea why

I have a VPS with Linode right now. I was alerted by my monitoring service that a site I was hosting had gone down. I used Lish, Linode's method of getting direct out-of-band access to the console ...
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How should I manage a domain that has certain nameservers but MX records pointing elsewhere?

I am with a small business redesigning other companies' websites. Often we will host their new website on our Linode account but they will have their email handled with some other provider. One ...
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Setting up a secure instance of nginx on Debian 6

I have worked with and setup Apache before, but never nginx. Could anyone point me to a good guide that describes how to setup and run nginx for multiple website (vhosts, I suppose) support. I want ...
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Setting up Linode webserver

Hey guys I just got server space on linode and am trying to set up just a simple web hosting and backend for an iPhone app. I plan on using Django for all of it but have no experience in setting up ...
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Should I use the Linux 2.6.x or 3.x kernel on a production server?

I'm given a number of kernel options (I'm hosted on linode - all kernels are customized by linode): Latest 2.6; Latest 3.0; and the latest legacy 2.6.18 or so and more. Will there be much difference ...
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Set PasswordAuthentication to no, now can't log in on Linode server

I was following this tutorial trying to set up keys so I can log in without a password http://linux-sxs.org/networking/openssh.putty.html Problem is, I followed his instructions except, I generated ...
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Switched Hosts from Inmotion to Linode but Redirect Still occurring

We recently switched servers from inmotion hosting to linode and everything is going well except when you go to www.oursite.com it redirects to www.oursite.com/zen which was behavior that was set up ...
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DNS entries required to get test.example.com to respond to pinging?

What DNS entries do I need to setup for test.example.com to respond to pinging? Here's my DNS entries as I've setup through Linode:
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How to restore after sudo killall sshd?

I have a Linode virtual server that I made go down yesterday. Basically, I killed sshd using killall sshd First time I issued this command, I forgot sudo so it just dropped my connection. Next ...
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Is Amazon EC2 for me?

I'm working on an image hosting website tailored to a particular niche. The website is made with Django. I'm currently planning to run it on Linode. So far so good. The problem is: I will need to ...
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How to install Ruby on a Linode server?

As the title says, what's the best way to install Ruby and then Ruby on Rails on a Linode server?
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How to get pcre 8.x on Ubuntu 10.04 (Linode)

I'm trying to set up Bug Genie 3.x on my Linode server, and it is complaining because I have pcre 7.8 instead of 8.x. Doing an apt-get update and upgrade doesn't help and says that I have the latest ...
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Reverse DNS from Linode when domain is registered elsewhere?

I currently have a domain, call it example.com, hosted on Dreamhost, and also a Linode VPS. The Linode lives in a subdomain of the Dreamhost domain, foo.example.com. What I want is to configure ...
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Why no first user setup as sudo on Linode (Ubuntu 10.10)

The standard setup for Ubuntu is to create two users, root and a first user. The first user always gets full sudo access and root login is disabled (for security). Linode doesn't do this, it just ...
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Share bandwidth between Linodes

I have 5 linode instances, most of them are in moderate use. Recently I opened a site that takes up a lot of bandwidth, and the linode that its on is being hammered with traffic spending my precious ...
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Server configuration [closed]

I currently use Linode VPS (512) for my image sharing site. I'm looking to move to an unmetered dedicated server as the cost of my needs on Linode is huge. I have around 60-70GB/day of outgoing data ...
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Server specs recommendations

I currently have a Linode 512 VPS with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (32bit). I recently opened my website which attracts a lot of users from social networks and I've been hitting some CPU limits lately. I'm ...
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cannot access django development server running on Linode from outside

I just setup a django development server on a Linode and wanted to access it from outside. The server is running on port 8000. But the linode is not allowing me to access this port from outside. I ...
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Is my VPS server secure? Steps needed to make it secure, if not?

I'm running on Ubuntu and I'm currently on linode [Disclosure: Referral Link]. I have followed this tutorial and have successfully set up Virtualmin on my linode and its a breeze creating websites and ...
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Server with only private IP has no Internet access

I have two servers (VPS at Linode) of which one (db) has only one static private IP, so I need to access it via the other one (web). Now that works fine, but I discovered that I cannot access anything ...
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How to setup FTP on Linode?

It does appear that WordPress requires an FTP server to be installed to upload the files from the web interface. I have installed WordPress blog. I need to install some plugins but i m getting a box ...
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VPS etiquette, and how server resources are meant to be used

I'm renting a tiny Linode to mess around with, host my site and learn more about Linux. It's a VPS with 512MB of RAM and 16GB of storage. I've never owned a computer that wasn't sitting in front of ...
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MySQL Master-Master replication using MMM on Linode

Linode allows you have multiple IP's assigned to your node but I'm trying to setup MySQL Master-Master Replication with MMM following the guide on http://mysql-mmm.org/mmm2:guide. One part I don't ...
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For a single server running cron jobs: EC2 or regular VPS hosting?

I'm trying to determine whether I should put this particular server on an EC2 small instance or keep it at Linode. The server runs a variety of cronjob scripts that fetch data from feeds, store it in ...