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Permission umask 000

I have a folder with lots of directories and I want all directories to have 777 permission. So I typed: cd /ebs1/vol/ umask 000 The problem is that when I connect using SFTP to the folder ...
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I get “dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern”error How to solve this? [on hold]

I get "dpkg-query: no path found matching pattern" error How to solve this? I did the following things Update the package index: - sudo apt-get update Install libdigest-md5-file-perl deb ...
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Which dependencies are removable after building ruby?

I've successfully built ruby 2.1.1 on Ubuntu/Debian by installing the following dependencies: apt-get install \ autoconf \ bison \ build-essential \ libssl-dev \ libyaml-dev \ ...
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Enforcing apt-get version continuity on Ubuntu

How do I make sure that when I run apt-get update, apt-get upgrade on 2 different servers at different times, that I will get the same packages? How do I autotmate/enforce this? The (simplified) use ...
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Ubuntu with apache2 virtual hosts -> Tomcat (JkMount worker1) -> Varnish

I am a newbie with a Ubuntu server serving a couple of test-sites. My setup is: 1) apache2 hosting a couple of wordpress-sites configured using virtual hosts 2) tomcat hosting a second site, ...
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How do I get xen-4.4 to finish booting?

I started out with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 server set up on a 10GB LVM partition. The only other thing I did was to then install the xen-hypervisor: sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64 ...
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I can't automount cifs filesystem

I have some problem with automount. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Here is /etc/auto.master file. #+auto.master /mnt/nfs /etc/auto.nfs --timeout=60 --ghost /mnt/samba /etc/auto.sam --timeout=60 --ghost ...
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Debian default php extension_dir [on hold]

in php.ini file after locate extension_dir and uncomment that. phpmyadmin do not working and i want to use SourceGuard loaders. default : ;extension_dir = "./" ; On windows: ; extension_dir = "ext" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ipv6 multicast

I having troubles to setup an IPv6 multicast server with Ubuntu 14.04, the server fails with Invalid argument when try to bind to IPv6 multicast address, checked with mcfirst tool and got the same ...
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FTP on VSP Server [on hold]

I bought my first VPS ( Ubuntu LTE x64 ) that I will be using for development. I already setup apache, php, mysql so I can deploy my projects. One problem I have is having an elegant way to push my ...
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Nginx: Forwarding traffic from port 2368 to port 80

Could someone please tell me how to forward traffic from port 2368 to port 80 in nginx. This is my conf file. server { listen 80; server_name domain-address; location / { ...
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rsync error Undefined symbol “locale_charset”

Rsync gives me this strange error when I am trying to sync. I think the error started after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. root@****:~# rsync -avvv --exclude-from '/root/rsync/exclude_nas' -e "ssh -i ...
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Postfix Backscatter Issue

Good day, We have Postfix on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When we had 3 clients phished, it appears that when we cleaning up we may have messed up our main.cf and master.cf We used backups to bring us back. But ...
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How, with a mounted disk image, can I migrate a MySQL database to a new server?

One Ubuntu EC2 VPS is fried after an upgrade that went awry. I don't have the server live, but I have its disk mounted on another (Ubuntu EC2) VPS. How can I migrate the contents of a database on ...
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Node.js Site is Refusing Connection

I have a fresh Ubuntu instance setup on Amazon EC2. This instance has a node web server on it. When I try to hit my web site, I get an error in my browser. The error is: Connect: Connection refused ...
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How to commandline control Ubuntu hosts? [duplicate]

func seams to be very useful on Redhat derivatives, but what to use for Ubuntu hosts, where I would like to do the following tasks?: apt-get update apt-get upgrade dpkg --configure -a passwd root ...
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My EC2 Ubuntu server was bounced after do-release-upgrade and never came back up. How can I recover?

I had an Ubuntu Amazon EC2 server, running a few websites, and I left it to have an unattended do-release-upgrade. The server said that a reboot was required. I (tried to reboot) it and it never came ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Won't Boot (hang) [on hold]

I am trying to boot my 12.04 ubuntu server, and I am getting hung on: Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom ... done. This is in a VM on HyperV. I have tried fsck, tried going into recovery mode and ...
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How to allow my slave to have ssh access to myh master without prompting for a password [on hold]

My slave server still asks for a password despite master and salve having the same keys both pub and private. How is this possible? I am on Ubuntu 12.04. In the slave: ssh-keyscan ...
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OpenSSL Ubuntu Won't Update No Matter What I do [duplicate]

I am at my wits end after three days of trying everything I can think of to update OpenSSL on this server to patch HeartBleed. I've tried apt-get dist-upgrade apt-get update apt-get upgrade openssl ...
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Multiple upstreams with SSH from Bitbucket

I'm a bit new to deployment on servers, straight from Bitbucket to my VPS. One thing I couldn't figure out by myself or Google was the following: The first Bitbucket project I added with git ssh to ...
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Recommended way to disable atd (and other unnecessary startup processes) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I just spun up a new 12.04 server and have been having a bit of trouble getting the atd daemon to stop auto-launching. There's been a bit of changing around on the management of startup processes, and ...
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vanilla ubuntu-vm-builder on i7 aborts aborts (with PAE?)

host: intel i7-4* cpu, running linux kubuntu 14.04 guest: attempting to create. ubuntu-vm-builder kvm saucy eventually, Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main ...
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I have OpenSSL 1.0.1g but my site is still vulnerable?

I've updated my Ubuntu server to use OpenSSL 1.0.1g and when I run sudo openssl version -a I get OpenSSL 1.0.1g 7 Apr 2014 built on: Sat Apr 19 14:15:45 UTC 2014 platform: linux-elf However, sites ...
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How do I get AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server out of “Stopping” state?

I was unable to SSH or SFTP into my ubuntu server on EC2 this morning. It should be noted that SSH and SFTP were working fine up until now. To troubleshoot this I did the following: Logged into AWS ...
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Open SSL - Is my ubuntu really secure now after dist-upgrade?

I am running a Ubuntu 12.04 server and I just updated the server with (and rebooted afterwards) sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Now the open SSL version sais, it is build on 7 Apr 2014 what is good, but ...
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Two YouTrack instances on one server

Is there a way to install two YouTrack instances on the same server? Currently I'm using one instance on 8080 port with Java Service Wrapper, like described here: ...
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Apache 2.4.7 .conf file layout doesn't notice directory directive

I brought up my webserver with new Ubuntu 14.04 today and bump in to an uncomfortable problem here regardless what im trying apache doesn't recognize the directory directive or may be the DocumetRoot ...
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Should I install ruby as root or user? [closed]

I'm not sure which option to take. I'm installing ruby on VPS. My options: Install ruby from ubuntu repository Install RVM Install RVM as user Install RVM as root I've 1 user VPS, that handles ...
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Set NTP not to receive time from peers on Ubuntu

In my /etc/ntp.conf, it says By default, exchange time with everybody, but don't allow configuration. restrict -4 default kod notrap nomodify nopeer noquery restrict -6 default kod notrap nomodify ...
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top and htop disagree on memory usage, but swap is being used on GlusterFS server. Can this be improved?

If I run free -m, top and htop, I get different memory uses. The system is also using a small amount of swap. I understand from this question why they are reporting different values (some of the data ...
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Changing the default gateway, multiple NICs

I have Ubuntu 13.10 (kernel 3.11.0-19-generic). On startup, the network configurations are as follows: dor@ubuntu:~$ sudo ifconfig -a em1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 44:37:e6:4c:ca:0a ...
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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 [closed]

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? [migrated]

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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...