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Ubuntu 12.04 crash analysis - strange binary data on all open files at the moment of crash

A couple of hours ago we got a system crash on Ubuntu 12.04. We checked all the log files and there is nothing suspicious to blame to. Last stuff that was logged was some dovecot activity. There are ...
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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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Unable to connect to Solr externally

I'm in the process of installing Solr -- something I've never done before -- to support a specific client request. The install when just fine on a Vagrant box and I can connect to ...
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Cannot get exim4 & gmail working

I've been following various guides on how to send email from an ubuntu server via exim and my gmail account. I think that i've been around the block so many times on this that i've cocked it up ...
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Can't get SPDY working on nginx 1.5.9

I can't get spdy to work after reinstalling Ubuntu. I'm using nginx 1.5.9 from the nginx launchpad repository which has spdy support build in. Snippet: root@ssl:/etc/nginx/# nginx -V nginx version: ...
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Can't mount samba share, but can access using smbclient

I have a network share on Windows server in my local network. I can access this share using smbclient on my Ubuntu 13.10 (with installed cifs-utils package) desktop like this: smbclient ...
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unable to switch off expose_php in ubuntu 14.04 with nginx and php-fpm

According to phpinfo: Loaded Configuration File: /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini # grep expose_php /etc/php5/fpm -R /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini:expose_php = Off ...
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Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to rubygems.org:443 from Ubuntu

I ran into this problem on two Ubuntu 12.04 instances using kernel 3.2.0-54 after upgrading to the latest OpenSSL with the Heartbleed fix. Connections to some servers over HTTPS that never timed out ...
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Virtualhosts - making available only certain websites without root folder [on hold]

I have a DNS name as somename.dlinkddns.com Also I've LAMP installed on my development machine. I want to show my websites for client. It's possible to do it using virtual hosts. e.g. - ...
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how to pipe the output of cut to the foreach command?

I have the cut command I want that grabs the first word in each line of a file. I then want to put each word from the cut command into a foreach. I then want to do a grep command inside the body of ...
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Transparent caching solution

I would like to in some cases make transparent caching for certain sites. Let's say that I have a static list of site from where I want to cache all downloads, ie: the client wants to download ...
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Bugzilla LDAP Authentication troubleshooting

I'm fairly new to linux server administration, but I've "successfully" spun up a bugzilla server. System: Ubuntu 12.04, mysql-server, bugzilla-4.4.2 On my Admin account I have configured ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 MySQL won't start

My main SolusVM Node / OpenVZ Node needed a reboot today out of the blue and a kernel upgrade. So we finished that then on a couple of the VPS units for some reason MySQL won't start after the reboot. ...
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Ubuntu - Create Script to Restart Multiple Tomcat Instances

I have 4 instances of Tomcat to serve a JSP application. Every now and then I have to restart them all (when I recompile a class, for instance). But every time I have to restart their services one by ...
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How to manage PING replies? [on hold]

How can I manage, for example, my Ubuntu mashine so it doesn't (or does) respond to PING(ICMP ECHO_REQUEST - type 8) requests? Normally almost all computers in a LAN network responds to ping with an ...
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Setting another computer on the network as a web server [on hold]

I've just setup my home network with a single laptop setup as a server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) which I can connect and share files via ssh with from my client laptop (Ubuntu Desktop 12.04). My server ...
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Port based routing on ubuntu

My situation: A ubuntu server is part of a LAN with 2 gateways. The one offers high speed with high latency. The other low speed with low latency. My server usually uses GW1 for all traffic (because ...
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writing non english (arabic) characters in ubuntu server

I have 2 installations of ubuntu server. One is a vm on my desktop, the other is a hosted VPS. I am using putty (with default settings) to ssh the 2 servers. When I connect using putty to the second ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to fix Heartbleed - Errors with nagios-nrpe-server and bind9

an anyone help? I am trying to upgrade but a get error messages about nagios-nrpe-server and bind. Here is the console output: >apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Prevent ftp user accessing (viewing) parent directory of their home directory [on hold]

i have a Ubuntu server wtih webmin installed, i have several users can use ftp to access their home directory, but all users can access and viewing and go to / , how can i prevent the ftp user view ...
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apache how to know if a download/upload is being processed

We've a web server used for heavy uploads/downloads (may take minutes). For doing maintenance disruption, we'd like to know if downloads/uploads are being processed at the current time. The things ...
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telnet connection refused despite ufw having ports open [on hold]

How is this possible? I dont understand Server A ip=111.111.111.111 Server B ip=222.222.222.222 Server A: ufw status 23 ALLOW 222.222.222.222 9160 ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 with latest kernel on first gen Rackspace server [on hold]

Is it possible to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 with latest kernel on a first gen Rackspace server? I've upgraded to 12.04 already, but it's stuck on Linux 2.6.31-302-rs x86_64. Is it possible to make it ...
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Adding multiple domain which have same DocumentRoot

I added multiple domain on server and when i created separate directory for every domain then all works good. the problem is that we have to pint all the domain to same code. when does i make all ...
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How do I simply forward email to an external address using Postfix aliases?

I don't want to deal with postfix virtual. I want to use aliases (/etc/aliases) Is there a way to do this?
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Two apps on Apache server with URI

I need to install a server with Apache 2.2 on Linux and I need to do two VirtualHosts differentiated by URI. But with only one domain name and one ip address. And I can't use Alias. I tried ...
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Ubuntu server mount device issue [on hold]

i have ubuntu server and can not figure out with my space Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 8.0G 7.8G 0 100% / udev 3.7G 8.0K 3.7G 1% /dev tmpfs ...
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Running terminal attach to a screen [duplicate]

I have multiple projects running in several terminals. Before starting them I had no idea about the screen. Since I have multiple projects running on my machine(server), as well as I work on the same ...
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WD 1,5 Tb Caviar lose 1Mb [on hold]

I have two WD15EARS in software raid (mdadm). They works for a while at ubuntu 10.04, then I moved to new hadware and last ubuntu 13.10. Looks like one disk have about 1Mb lost. here is hdparm -I ...
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Cannot access / on server [on hold]

I'm currently transferring a clients site over to our server, including the domain so it has the same URL etc. But upon transferring all the files over, and changing the .htaccess file to match the ...
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Sudden error with wordpress with nginx only (Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of input)

I've installed Wordpress on my VPS and is run smoothly with apache2. But recently , I recognized that it consume too much RAM (~600MB for 7-8 session) so I decided to change to Nginx. After changing ...
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Xen SATA PCI Passthrough to Ubutnu DomU not recognising disks

I have a Xen 4.1 server with a Debian Wheezy 7.4 Dom0 (hmpyxen01). It has a SATA PCI card that I am passing through to an Ubuntu Precise 12.04 DomU (hmvmtmp01), installed via xen-tools which in this ...
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Ubuntu Trusty on EC2 - apt-upgrade with 403 forbidden

When I run apt-get upgrade, I'm getting this error: 1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 73 not upgraded. Need to get 413 kB of archives. After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space ...
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Upstart Log Not Rotating

I have a custom upstart script that manages a Node API service. That script pipes output to /var/log/upstart/api-access.log. What I keep seeing is that the old log gets archived to ...
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Compile Tor with self compiled openssl [closed]

I'm trying to get Tor running with a self compiled version of OpenSSL (compiled with enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128) I've configured OpenSSL with ./config enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128 ...
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pam service(sshd) ignoring max retries

I have vps that I use to run a webserver on, it currently runs ubuntu server 12.04. Since a few weeks I keep getting a lot of errors in my ssh console. 2014 Apr 11 08:41:18 vps847 PAM service(sshd) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 MD array not assembling after motherboard change [closed]

I recently upgraded my server by installing a new Xeon e3-1270v3 and Supermicro X10SAT board. Installation was simple and I reconnected my controller card, a LSI 9211-8i. When I booted the array would ...
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Installing packages from URL? [closed]

Does there exist a commandline program which can install packages in Ubuntu? I have seen wrapper scripts for dpkg which first wget the packages, and then uses dpkg -i.
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Customized 12.04.3 Ubuntu ISO fails to boot in Virtualbox — getting stuck at the txt.cfg/Ubuntu boot screen

I'm attempting to make a custom Ubuntu installer, but the ISOs that I'm generating fail to boot in VirtualBox 4.1.18. The raw ISO (downloaded here: ...
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How to debug packages from repo not showing up in apt-cache?

I have created my own deb repo, and after I on the client did echo 'deb ftp://puppet.example.com ./' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/puppet.list apt-get update apt-cache search puppet I don't see any ...
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Run Django on Gunicorn with Python 3.3

How would one go around to run Django on Gunicorn using Python 3.3 on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server? As Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is dependend in Django 2.7, Python 3.3 has to be installed side-by-side with ...
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OpenTSDB Web interface showing nothing other than header and footer

NOTE: I moved the question from stackoverflow to serverfault as this question didn't attract attention. I have a temporary OpenTSDB and hbase hosted on a aws micro server. http://54.72.180.169:4242/ ...
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How can node.js bind to loopback IPs that don't exist?

Simple node server started like so: server.listen(8080, '127.0.0.10'); This ip address does not exist anywhere in ifconfig: sudo ifconfig | grep 127.0.0.10 # No matches I can connect to ...
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Apache cannot write to /var/www [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu and Apache2. I just installed both and I am trying to write files to /var/www/my_custom_dir using a CGI Perl script but I'm getting following error: Permission denied I tried this ...
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www-data root permission is a vulnerable on server? [closed]

Is a vulnerable on server If I give root permission www-data user that uses apache, because needed to add users in Linux through web interface?
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Apche2 multiple ssl configuration not working [duplicate]

I have set up two ssl certificates on apache2 but when i enter with domain the first certificate works and when i enter with server ipadress it shows me the same certificate which i have on domain. I ...
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Mail Server on Ubuntu without creating linux users [closed]

I need to set up a mail server on my Ubuntu 12.04. Postfix seems popular. However, I want a mail server that doesn't involve the physical linux user accounts. Is there a mail server that creates just ...
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Aptitude safe-upgrade hangs on php5-fpm update-rc.d warning

When running sudo aptitude safe-upgrade on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server, I keep receiving this warning: update-rc.d: warning: php5-fpm stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do not match LSB Default-Stop ...
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Hardening of ubuntu server.How to prevent overkill checks? How to detect genuine request from attacks?

I have followed one these hardening check list tutorials where I have noticed that there fail2ban installed and denyhost at the same time. To my knowledge fail2ban does a little more than what ...
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“gitlab-shell self-check failed” after installing GitLab

So I installed GitLab and nginx and now i get a 502 Bad Gateway error when accessing it. I went through with the check sudo -u git -H bundle exec rake gitlab:check RAILS_ENV=production and found out I ...