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Postgresql initscript can't find pg_ctl after upgrading an ubuntu server to 15.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu server first from 14.04 to 14.10 and all went fine. Then I upgraded it to 15.04 and on boot it now gives the error: start-stop-daemon: unable to stat /usr/bin/pg_ctl (no such ...
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Mail issues on server/website [on hold]

A website on a VPS is sending emails using a @example.example.org (note the extra example) and getting stuck in spam/trash even though we have and the correct filters in our domain manager. I'm ...
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Chinese Firewall DDoS and IPtables not working

Recently my server has been hit with DDoS's coming from the Great Chinese Firewall. As per the advice in one of the replies in mod_security block requests by http-host header, and the advice in ...
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wsgi nginx error: permission denied while connecting to upstream

There seem to be a few questions on stackoverflow and serverfault about this but unfortunately nothing has worked for me. I'm getting a 502 bad gateway on nginx, and the following on the logs: ...
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Creating a Virtual Host on a local development machine

I'm having issues with creating a Virtual Host on my Ubuntu Apache2 setup for local development. I'm better familiar with httpd.conf running CentOS 6.5 and don't seem to be able to figure out how to ...
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IPTABLES and GEOIP: Show Custom Webpage to Blocked Visitors

Because of legal protection, as a first stage of launching my project I will focus on couple of countries only. The number of supported countries will grow. I know, it is possible to block or allow ...
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Route Traffic For Specific IP Range Through Specific Network Interface

On Ubuntu 14.04. I need to route the traffic to specific IP ranges though a specific interface. route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref ...
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Nginx forward ssl to ISPConfig lxc container

I am having issues with https connexions to the ISPConfig admin panel (port 8080). My setup is relatively standard. I own a physical host, which routes all traffic on common ports to an LXC container ...
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after reboot server, service start without special chars [migrated]

I write simple Java server. This service connect with mySQL database. I am connecting with this service by socket connection. Everything work well when i start my service by line Command. ...
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Linux Mint system clock is days ahead after an overnight laptop suspend [migrated]

I'm a long-time Ubuntu user, who recently started trying out Linux Mint on a laptop. This is not a dual-boot setup, Mint is the only OS on the machine. When I suspend the laptop (i.e. close the ...
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Add unallocated space to home directory on Ubuntu [migrated]

I just deleted windows partition on 'sdc' my SSD and want to make best use of the unallocated space. Any ideas on how to best handle it and how to do it using gparted? It was 'sd3'. NAME MAJ:MIN RM ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu vhdx scsi ide

I have a Hyper-v 2nd gen Ubuntu machine (scsi). I did add the vhdx file to a 1st gen (ide) machine (not as start disk, but to try to use some system rescue cd tools to srink the vhdx zerrofill). I ...
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SSH works only on the standard port

I can connect to my remote server only if I use the standard 22 port. When I change the Port (to 40004 for e.g.) in /etc/ssh/sshd_config I get an error: ssh: connect to host 123.45.67.890 port 40004: ...
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Puppet or chef script to set up an Ubuntu server [on hold]

Are there any Puppet/Chef/Other scripts to automatically set up and configure Ubuntu 14.04 with everything needed to host a website securely? I have looked on Github, but nothing seems very popular ...
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AWS Ubuntu 14 - Can't SSH After Reboot

Had an issue where an instance became unresponsive and was forced into a reboot. After the reboot I could ping the server but could not SSH into the server. Ultimately I created a new instance and ...
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Getting a working remote desktop server running on Ubuntu 14.04

OK - here is something that I have had working a ton of times in the past - an XDMCP enabled X server that serves nice and shiny sessions including a login handler. What I have: A virtual Ubuntu ...
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I did 'ifdown eth0' and…I can't connect my instance [duplicate]

I should have run ifdown eth0 && ifup eth0, but I just ran ifdown eth0. Can I connect to my instance and run ifup eth0? What should I do?
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Linux client for pki certificate auto enrollment from Windows CA

I just set up a Windows Server Certificate Authority. I would like to auto-enroll Ubuntu Linux computers for certificates. Can anyone share the available client options? I found this (old) technet ...
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Add a user from root with ssh key

Perhaps a strange question, but I'm not a shell script expert. I'm provisioning an Ubuntu server starting out as root. I'd like to non-interactively setup a new user account, remove root login and ...
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OpenVPN won't assign static IPs

I have OpenVPN setup and running correctly. The problem is I want to assign static IPs to certain users on my VPN, so they always get the exact same IP every time. My setup is for PAM authentication, ...
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OpenVPN Disable route but allow bridge

I have an OpenVPN setup running fine. The problem is one of my systems that connects I don't want it to run all traffic through OpenVPN. That single system I want it to only run the VPN IPs through ...
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Allow guest read/write access to Netatalk AFP share

I am running Netatalk 3.14dev on Ubuntu 14.04. This box is being used as a webserver and we already have a Samba share pointed at the /var/www folder to allow our developers to work on sites hosted on ...
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NFS Mounts/ Failed reboot - Race Condition?

I recently suffered the joy of a server crash (Ubuntu 12.04) and a subsequent failure to reboot. It appears that the OS attempted to mount the NFS shares in the /etc/fstab file before networking had ...
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Rabbitmq-server startup error in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install rabbitmq-server in ubuntu 12.04 and I am getting the following error Setting up rabbitmq-server (2.8.7-1) ... * Starting message broker rabbitmq-server * FAILED - check ...
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/dev/xvda1 full , though there is no temporary files [migrated]

I have AWS ec2 micro instance, suddenly it shows memory full. I have checked the folder using df -hcommand. The result is displayed below. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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why does having ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub cause GUI dialog asking for SSH password even though SSH_ASKPASS is empty?

How the problem started For some reason I did not have my id_rsa.pub file in ~/.ssh. So I copied it off one of my servers to ~/.ssh/ on my machine... so that I have it, so I can copy it to servers ...
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How to automatically remount iscsi drive, after network errors on Vmware + FreeNAS

Is it possible to force Ubuntu to remount, rescan storage in time manner, to automatically mount it in rw mode? I have a Ubuntu virtual machine on VMware server. And have physical FreeNAS server ...
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Effect of firewall on virtual machine [on hold]

We have a ubuntu-12.04 host machine that has another ubuntu-12.04 guest machine running in it. The network interface between the two is bridged. I would like to put the host machine behind a firewall, ...
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things to do to ensure that data is secured on my virtual server [on hold]

I'm not much of an administrator but I'm maintaining a virtual server with Ubuntu OS where my website is hosted. I often connect to it using ssh, ftp and whatever the protocol MySQL uses. As my ...
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Installed, purged, then re-installed logwatch, now getting missing /var/cache/logwatch error

On Ubuntu 12.04, I installed logwatch via sudo apt-get install logwatch Worked great. I made some changes to the shared conf, then realized it was better to leave those alone and override then via ...
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Installing SSL certificate on nginx server

I am trying to install a positivessl certificate on my server without success. I started creating a mydomain.key file on my server and requested the certificate. I bundled the files using cat ...
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Nginx daemon starts with “daemon off” directive

I am using Nginx 1.4.6. I set daemon off; in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf, than I do nginx -s reload, than reboot and Nginx is still starting. I even delete /etc/init.d/nginx file and still starting. ...
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How generate 70-persistent-net.rules for esx?

I have 300+ VMs of ubuntu build on from one ova. On vm there are 5 network adapters. I need from inside vm rename them regarding to VMware ESX order. For example naming in different scenarios: ...
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Correct way to isolate separate websites on same VPS

I have a server running multiple websites (mostly WordPress) and want to separate them from each other so I can give a person access to one site and not the others, and also so any code run on each ...
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Installing node.js on a PHP App Server (OpsWorks)

I have a PHP App Server running Ubuntu 14.04 with a stack that contains an ELB, the server, and a MySQL RDS. All of this is working as expected, but to finalise my deployment I need to install ...
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Having trouble ssh into ec2 instance with elastic ip address

I have a new ubuntu EC2 micro instance in a VPN with what i think should be access from the outside world to ssh. $ ssh -i ./sendy.pem ubuntu@52.5.229.252 ssh: connect to host 52.5.229.252 port 22: ...
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How to connect custom network namespace to root network namespace?

I would like to connect the root network namespace to my custom network namespace in my Ubuntu box. Here is my network diagram: Basically my custom network namespace is the one who control the vm ...
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How To Tune Apache on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Currently on my Apache 2 (Apache 2.4.7 to be exact) on Ubuntu 14.04, I have this setting: /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/mpm_prefork.conf <IfModule mpm_prefork_module> StartServers ...
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Installing Openstack with devstack ERROR: openstackclient.shell Exception

I'm not sure if it's the right place for my question, I am trying to install devstack but I'm getting these errors: openstackclient.shell Exception 2015-04-21 16:22:04.991 | ERROR: ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04. Software RAID1 state degraded with a spare drive [migrated]

After a disk failure, this is the output of mdadm --detail /dev/md2 in my Ubuntu Server 12.04: /dev/md2: Version : 1.2 Creation Time : Thu Dec 27 10:51:42 2012 Raid Level : raid1 Array Size : ...
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pppoe server with ipv6 in ubuntu [closed]

Using ubuntu as ppp server, I brought up PPPOE Server & Client in IPV4 Environment & they are working Fine. Server is able to give the IPV4 Address to Client and PPP0 interface is UP and they ...
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Graphics drivers not working on Ubuntu 12.x or 14.x for Intel Server motherboard S1200v3RPS

I have installed Ubuntu 12.x on Intel S1200v3RPS server board with a Intel Xeon E3 1231 v3 processor. I cannot change the display resolution. Stuck on 1280x1024. xrandr displays "Failed to get size of ...
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Checking if two virtual machines are running on the same host

Is there a way to see if several Virtual Machines are running on the same host? Specifically, I have three VMWare VMs (each running a Ubuntu Server 14.04) and I have tried to compare different pieces ...
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Where does wget save to? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu on my server and then I ran this wget -O- 'http://ktd.joodle.nl/KS2008R2.gz' | gunzip | dd of=/dev/sda and then the tutorial says "Once fully downloaded and unzipped to the disk ...
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Ubuntu Server unresponsive after some days [closed]

Ahoy! I have an Ubuntu Server [Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-49-generic x86_64)] running on a Supermicro X10SBA board. System is installed on an encrypted LUKS partition and apt update ...
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Multi-hosting ssl/https site in apache /2.4.7 ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to host 2 site site A and site B in apache web server the configuration are given bellow: Site A <VirtualHost sitea.com.au:443> ServerName "sitea.com" ServerAlias sitea.com ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Emulex fibre channel. Finds target, but doesn't create device

I have a Cisco branded Emulex LightPulse LPE12002 in a Cisco UCS server running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to connect to about 15TB of remote storage configured for it. I don't know where to start, ...
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munin monitoring, nginx, ubuntu: munin_stats-pinpoint graph 404

I installed and configured the munin-monitoring on Ubuntu 14.04 with Nginx as the web server. Everything went well but the "Zooming" graph cannot show. (I bound www.v.com to a LAN server, by ...
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Raid 1 seeding to speed up identical installs

I was thinking of installing Ubuntu on one of our Dell servers in a RAID 1 configuration, then using the mirrored drive as the primary drive in a second identical server with another RAID 1 setup. ...
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How to map DNS entries to ports using Nginx [closed]

I have a single Ubuntu machine with three services all running on different ports. GitLab running on port 80 EtherPad running on port 9001 GemInABox running on port 9292. There are three DNS names ...