Linux-VServer provides virtualization for GNU/Linux systems.

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How to name the Vserver (Linux) Hostname?

Sorry in advance about my english, but I will try my best. I have rent a Linux Vserver using Parallels Plesk Panel 11. My Vserver-Provider generated a hostname for the server. But now I would like to ...
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/dev/pts/ptmx in Centos 6.4

I have a problem with the server running on CentOS. CentOs has been upgraded to version 6.4 and has all updates. Updates were made according to the official repositories. On the server running the ...
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Vserver CentOs 6.4

I have the following problem. I have a server based on CentOS 6.4 is running the Vserver. I did update the kernel to version 2.6.32.14. Unfortunately, after rebooting the server receives the "kernel ...
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No space left on device

I have a vServer and I can't upload/copy files. It says "no space left on device" but I have like 130 GB on my hdd. This is what it shows on: df -h / df -h / Filesystem Size Used Avail ...
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Apache in linux-vserver won't start, can't create socket

During extensive research and testing to write a proper question worthy of stackexchange I found a solution: rebuild the libapr1 package inside the guest.I thought I'd nevertheless post this ...
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Java 7 on a V-Server: “Could not reserve enough space for object heap”

I've just installed Java 7 & Jenkins on a V-Server with 1Gb of RAM # java -version Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Error: Could not ...
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`fuse`-like mounts on linux-vserver/openVZ?

I don't know much about servers or virtualization. However, for the last years, I've been using a rented linux-vserver as my backup drive and for recording radio shows through cronjobs. I ran out of ...
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sudo in Debian squeeze inside linux-vserver always wants password

Every since I upgraded all my linux-vserver Debian guests from Lenny to Squeeze I've the apparent problem that whenever I want to use sudo it asks me for my password. Every time. I've configured sudo ...
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What to do on Hetzner/Robot 'The desired vServer action failed.' [closed]

I want to restart my vServer @ Hetzner through their Robot web-interface. All actions (start, stop, reset) won't work and give "The desired vServer action failed.". The robot states that the server is ...
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Linux-Vserver: How to do upgrade Debian 5.0 to 6.0 on vservers and main machine?

I have server with debian lenny. I installed vserver on this server a few years ago. Summary I have 5 guest of vservers and main system, now. Each guest is debian lenny. Now, I'm wanting upgrade from ...
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How do I migrate away from linux-vserver on Debian?

I'm a long term Debian user and have used the linux-vserver kernels extensively in the past; however the Debian project is removing its support for it and I really prefer the kernel packages. I use ...
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What does top report in a Linux-VServer

So if im logged into a linux-vserver and run the command top. Is the fields 'load average' and cpu's for the virtual server or the host machine?
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difference between a VPS and linux-vserver

So i'd like to know what is more exactly a Vserver and if in terms of performance can be compared with a VPS
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Any alternative firewall solutions for debian that aren't based on netfilter / iptables?

I have a virtual server running Debian. It's host OS is using Linux Vserver and due to its lack of support for network namespaces, using iptables to secure the box is not an option. I did many ...
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Vserver: Recommended RAM?

I'm at the moment using shared web hosting and a Subversion server, and I'd like to have a git server as well. Now the time has come that a virtual server is less expensive than buying all other ...
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Vserver: secure mails from a hacked webservice

I plan to rent and setup a vServer with Debian xor CentOS. I know from my host, that the vServers are virtualized with linux-vserver. Assume there is a lighthttpd and some mail transfer agent running ...
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Getting Started with vServers

Sorry to ask a newby question, but do documents describing the first steps with a Debian vServer exist on the Internet? Any kind of tutorial-like documentation for absolute beginners would also ...
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Why LXC when there is linux-vserver?

I am no LXC expert, but as far as I know it is really similar to linux-vserver. If that is correct, I wonder why there is another player in the already crowded virtualization camp? What does LXC ...