Ubuntu Linux is a Debian derivative that aims to bring Linux mainstream. Questions on this site should generally refer to Ubuntu Server. Note that http://askubuntu.com is specifically dedicated to Ubuntu questions.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
9 views

Ubuntu server drags network speed down to 10Mbps

I'm running an Ubuntu Server (14.04) on my home network. It acts as a OpenVPN server (Bridged, not routed) and it runs one Virtual Machine (KVM, through a bridged virtual network device (br0)). The VM ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Apache2.4 Ubuntu: Virtualhost redirects to localhost

I wanted to set up a virtualhost for my apache2 running on my computer. So when I browse to: "invision.jan.pcsg" I get the page contents/folder structure from "/var/www/html/invision" This is the ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

How do I download a new Ubuntu release without installing it?

I want to upgrade - in this case, from Ubuntu Trusty to Vivid (going through Utopic if necessary) but I'd really rather do the upgrade in two parts, doing a dry run to get all the packages locally ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

How to use the PM2 instance that's already running

I'm trying to use PM2 process manager. I'm installing it with ansible and the franklinkim.pm2 role It works, it launches my node app and if I manually kill the node app I see that PM2 relaunches it ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Ubuntu Apache Virtual Hosts directing to wrong directory?

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server with Apache installed. I have 3 Virtual Hosts set up, with another Default Server to catch all other requests not taken care of. The Default Server has a ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

VPS, Apache and blank page on mobile devices _sometimes_ [on hold]

Got really strange situation on one webserver. Sometimes, several times a week website looks like blank page, but only from mobile devices, and only from couple of mobile operators. Suddenly ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Ubuntu 14.04 having two postgres server, removing one

after installing postgres using apt-get and adding the repo for 9.4, I have two versions, 9.3 and 9.4 running. How can I remove 9.3? apt-get purge removes both actually. Thanks ins advance
0
votes
0answers
17 views

ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH on Ubuntu

I'm running wordpress on a Digitalocean VPS with cloudflare installed. My ssl was working perfectly till a few days ago when a buch of clients informed me they received the following error when ...
-4
votes
0answers
12 views

how to setup custom nameservers with two ips? [on hold]

I have dedicated server with two ips one is fixed ip and other is failover ip (i dont know about this ) But i want to setup nameservers like below mentioned Tell me which free hosting panel support ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

PowerEdge 1950 II fault server freezed

Server is a PowerEdge 1950 II 2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5345 @ 2.33GHz 8x DDR2 FB-DIMM - Synchrone 1024 Mo log says: Tue May 26 22:56:04 2015 Multi-bit memory errors detected on a memory ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Beanstalkd queue with supervisord opening too many FIFO files

I'm running a Laravel queue job called "webhooks" using beanstalkd and supervisord on my Ubuntu server. I can see the job properly running with process ID 4403: webhooks ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

corosync/pacemaker “stale” state after a week of running

I have a simple 3 node pacemaker/corosync setup. Ubuntu 14.04.2. 3 nodes, 2 resources - IPs - configured. ii crmsh 1.2.5+hg1034-1ubuntu4 all CRM ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

find user's scp history [duplicate]

I am using an Ubuntu Server over an AWS instance. To find out the scp history on server I can check the .bash_history file cat .bash_history | grep scp But, does the server maintains a log of all ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

Getting error for keyboard permissions [on hold]

I'm getting keyboard permission errors after installing MongoDB sudo apt-get install -y mongodb-org Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

iptables slow down connections

When I enable iptables (v4/v6) for my server, every connection like ssh, imap, smtp, http, https and so on are slow down so if I try to connect to ssh, it tooks up to 30 (!) seconds. The imap service ...
-4
votes
0answers
31 views

0 bytes free space is available on Ubuntu server file system out of 75 GB [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu server installed in 75 GB space of my entire Hard-disk. But the problem is while I see the disk space it show 0 bytes free space out of 75 GB. I am sure I have no soft, files, ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

How to create a swap for Azure Ubuntu VM?

I have read quite a few posts on this, but I am still unsure about the correct approach, assuming: I have a default Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VM created by and running on Azure, which doesn't come with a ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Having trouble with PHPMyAdmin on Ubuntu

I'm having trouble getting PHPMyAdmin to run on our new Ubuntu14.04 LTS servers at Linode where we migrates sites from CentOS6.02 using VirtualMin/WebMin to back up and restore. PHP is fine and our ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Apache configured as mpm_worker - why it still shows as mpm_prefork?

I believe that I properly configured Apache MPM as worker under Ubuntu 13.10, including PHP-FPM and FCGI, and disabled mod_php. When I run top I can clearly see multiple Apache (~2-3 MB) and php (~ ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Changing value of tcp_fin_timeout in unix machine

I was looking at this article in which they have mentioned how to increase two property for better performance of application if we see lot of TIMED_WAIT connections My question is: if I modify ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Install quickBooks in a server Ubuntu 14 64bits (I have the fedora instructions) [migrated]

Hi I try to install qb in a server ubuntu 14 64 bits, all the system is for fedora. the steps I make: dowload the package qbdbm_25.0.i386.rpm installer, (don't exist 64bits) add 32 bits ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Ubuntu DHCP Server not assigning itself an address

I am setting up a virtual environment inside an ESXi server. I have a version of Ubuntu Server running isc dhcp. When the server boots up I issue the command ifdown eth0 followed by the ifup eth0. ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

run PHP file from shell script

I have never added a cron job and am not much use with shell either... My chosen cron directory is /etc/cron.daily/ all I need my script to do is run a php file daily. I would be nice if it ran at ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

How to optimize Apache speed for serving static content?

I'm well aware ngix is much better for static content, but I can't use it. Otherwise I have full access to my server (VPS). I've found numerous articles and posts about optimizing apache, but it's ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Cannot access apache2 and tomcat running on my ec2-instance

My ec2 ubuntu instance has apache2 working on port 80 and tomcat working on 8080. I'm not able to access them from my browser, i checked the access.log for apache2 it doesn't show the request coming ...
1
vote
3answers
25 views

Ubuntu / iptables: Using a server as middle-man to talk to firewalled server [duplicate]

I have a situation where I need to communicate with an API that only allows connections from one particular IP. So api.example.com accepts connections on port 443 from whitelisted-ip I want to be ...
4
votes
2answers
271 views

Is /etc, /home and /var enough for a Ubuntu server backup?

From my experience, /etc, /home and /var holds the user created files and the others (/usr, /bin, etc) are installed by packages. Are there other directories that I should backup besides these three? ...
0
votes
3answers
42 views

Softether. Clients can connect but I can't access the server

I followed this guide in setting up a Softether VPN server on a Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 instance. I installed Softether vpn client and openvpn on my laptop (ubuntu 14.10). The server logs ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

ASP.NET docker container starts and then immediately stops

I followed this blog post to get an asp.net application running in a docker container, but straight after running my container it stops. When I look at the logs for the container, this is all I get: ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Apache don't serve some file extensions with fake domain

I'm create new VirtualMachine on AWS using Ubuntu 14.04 image then I install Apache 2.4 with apt-get install apache command and setup virtual host using fake server name, fake.example.com (see ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Getting a 502 Bad gateway error with nginx on ubuntu

I am recieving a 502 Bad gateway error with this config file for my ubuntu nginx server, can anyone see any faults with this? Quite new to Linux so any advise would be helpful. I am trying to get up ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Debian/Installer Preseed Remove Post Install Kernel Options + Multi NIC Preseed Tip

In light of recent automation trends, I would like to be able to fully automate an install of Ubuntu. My my first problem was auto selection of the bootif with multiple NICs break Ubuntu/Debians ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Set server ACL folders 755 and files 644 permissions

In /var/www, I want all folders (recursively) to have the permissions of 755. I want all files to have the permission of 644. I want all new files and folders to take on these permissions as well. ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

MySQL - Can not connect from local network, but can connect from any other IP

Facing a really strange issue. The original requirement was to have a development server which can be accessed from our office in Sweden and from India. In our server in Stockholm, I created a new ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

SVN over HTTPS broken after upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu installation from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. The server in questions hosts all of my databases running on MySQL as well as my SVN Repositories that are hosted over Apache ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Proper Way of Setting Umask For php-fpm on Debian/Ubuntu

I'd like to set umask to 002 for the php-fpm process. I'm reading here and here that on Ubuntu/Debian it is supposed to be done by modifying the init script. I'm having doubts however that this is ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

incrond Error - access denied on /home/*/abc/ events will be discarded silently

I am getting following error on Ubuntu in the logs. incrond Error - access denied on /home/*/abc/ events will be discarded silently I am trying to monitor /home/*/abc/ can be anything. Any ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

How to change the ssh auth method in vagrant, from password to private key?

I run vagrant(1.7.2) on Mac OS(10.10.3) with Snappy Ubuntu Core(15.04 stable), for docker, using VirtualBox 4.3.28 as a provider. I can manually ssh in the Ubuntu guest OS by a private key method in ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

How do I persuade xvfb to live stream a desktop in h264?

The current problem with VNC is that it doesn't work on Ubuntu Unity 3D desktops, so it's impossible to run a 'headless' box in EC2 and then have a full desktop experience via VNC. I wanted to see if ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Ubuntu RAID1: How to boot after (physically) removing /dev/sda? (mdadm, Grub2)

Several months ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server (x64) with RAID 1 using the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/advanced-installation.html I followed the ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

How to persist on a wifi network in a ubuntu machine?

I've got a Ubuntu machine running a software that requires internet. However, sometimes the wifi fails (router reboot for example) and doesn't find the network again, until I manually service ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to change the ssh host in Vagrantfile [migrated]

I run vagrant(1.7.2) on Mac OS(10.10.3) with Snappy Ubuntu Core(15.04 stable), for docker, using VirtualBox 4.3.28 as a provider. It all went well before I configured the "public_network" in ...
3
votes
1answer
82 views

ssh as user runs program with no authentication (neither password nor keys)

I'd like to set up a user on my system (Ubuntu 14.04 x64) such that people can run ssh example@myhost.example.com and see some output from a program without being prompted for a password or having to ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

DNS problems with a static IP configuration in a VM [migrated]

I am using Parallels Desktop 10.2 for Mac on OS X Yosemite. I am trying to configure my my client (Ubuntu 14.04) to host a website that is available to the host via a particular domain name. In the ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

rsync with --backup

I'm trying to rsync a single directory of files and store timestamped revisions at the destination. This is what I'm using at the moment: rsync --verbose --progress --stats --compress --no-whole-file ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Redmine 500 Internal Server Error on My account page

I used this method to install redmine I installed redmine in /opt/redmine, and i checked my log in /opt/redmine/current/log/production.log I recently upgraded from 2.5.2.stable.13345 to ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views
+100

iked mutex lock issue

On Ubuntu 15.04, fresh install of the ike package with these requirements installed: cmake libqt4-core libqt4-dev libqt4-gui libedit-dev libssl-dev checkinstall flex bison results in: $ sudo iked ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Filtering KVM guests with IPtables

My partner has a server with OVH that receives a constant variety of ddos attacks, while still staying up. We want to use IPtables on the host to filter the guests VM's traffic. The guest VM we want ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Mailman Issue on Ubuntu 14.04

One of my clients have VPS at A2 Hosting and using Ubuntu 14.04. He have Apache, MySQL and PHP running a Wordpress site and have Postfix and Dovecot (Installed using iRedMail) and able to send and ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Relay access denied (in reply to RCPT TO command) Postfix Issue

I am trying to configure my server for email taking reference form this link: SMTP Relaying Outgoing Mail in Postfix - using Webmin. I used Mandrill smtp server in my case. I have also configured a ...