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Allow user modify nice without giving root permisions

Is there any way to allow user modify process niceness without giving root permisions? OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
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Postfix SMTP relay server

I use gmail to receive e-mails both from my gmail address and my own domain, but gmail no longer allows you to send e-mails from your own domain name unless you provide your own SMTP server to send ...
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OpenLDAP data purged/whipped on Ubuntu server upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

I upgraded my Ubuntu server from 12.04 to 14.04 using standard do-release-upgrade. After upgrade I found that my OpenLDAP directory data is purged. This is an unexpected outcome of an upgrade. I ...
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cannot access localhost with nagios and nginx

I have followed this link to install nagios, I already have nginx up and running. The problem is I keep getting user name and password to authenticate. When I remove the auth_basic_user_file ...
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How do I block incoming traffic from Amazon AWS IPs?

I'd like to block ALL incoming traffic from Amazon AWS IPs. They publish a list of their IP addresses in json format here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/aws-ip-ranges.html I have a ...
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Services Broken after installing EHCP [on hold]

I've installed today with curiosity EHCP in my server, but after I've seen thank will change preferences of Apache, ftp, mysql and others I decided to remove it, but it has already broken my ...
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jinfo for java-7-openjdk-amd64

I am trying to check my memory settings currently in use with tomcat via jinfo on Ubuntu. However when running jinfo -flags <PID> against the tomcat PID, I get the following error: $ sudo ...
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Nginx domains redirect to main [on hold]

The main working domain is example.com that serves a django application How would direct example.org, example.net, example.info to the working example.com The best approach that does not break down ...
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How to Sign in a domain of Ubuntu Server from Windows XP?

I've got a a problem, I've got an Ubuntu server 13.10 with samba and a domain, in the network I use 2 Windows XP as clients, which I have added to the domain. When I want to sign in the domain as root ...
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UDP Traffic from outside to docker container is dropped after container restart

following situation: i have a hardware box with Ubuntu 14.04LTS as host for docker 1.4 I'm running an ELK stack in several containers. Curenntly the logstash container is exposing only port 514 to ...
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creating a custom service on ubuntu [migrated]

I am setting up an ap called scumblr (https://github.com/Netflix/Scumblr/wiki) The final step calls for initiating the server using the following 3 commands: redis-server & ...
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reboot the ubuntu, core pattern reset

I am in the ubuntu execute the command "sudo sysctl -p" to change the kernel.core_pattern, but when I reboot the system, the change will be reset, I have the execute the command "sudo sysctl -p" ...
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Deploying node.js application on Ubuntu VPS

I created an real time android application backed by a node.js application. I use express, socket.io, mongodb and ubuntu for my backend. But my problem is on how I can possibly run it in production or ...
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Dell PE 830 with updated BIOS - 2 TB HDD

I was wondering if anyone had overcome the small disk limit on this server? Mine does not have a RAID controller and I wanted to install (2) 2 TB drives in it for storage and use the Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Remote boot ubuntu desktop machine [migrated]

I've setup ubuntu 14.04 on my iMac at home (as well as SSH & portforwarding). I can connect via SSH when the machine is on, connected, and not suspended. Similar to many hosting providers (i.e. ...
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Lots of apache2 processes causing high server load

I noticed that my site was down today and when I ssh'd into my box and ran top, I noticed that my server load was super high. I quickly shut off apache and waited until the load dropped, but as soon ...
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Vestacp custome nameservers [on hold]

I am using vesta control panel, as per their documentation, i have created custom nameservers, here what i did... I have registered both nameservers using 2 different ips at my domain registrar. I ...
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Create a 2 ISP failover config on Ubuntu or FreeBSD

I have 1 Ubuntu Box and 2 ISP providers. Also I have a 1 LAN: # WAN1 (100Mbps): ip: 5.5.5.5 netmask: 255.255.255.252 gateway: 5.5.5.1 #WAN2 (20Mbps): ip: 4.4.4.4 netmask: 255.255.255.0 gateway: ...
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FreeRadius Error reading /etc/freeradius/huntgroups

I've configured freeradius to use sql, everything was working fine, I was doing some tests with the users, and suddenly I cannot start the debugger because of this error : rlm_preprocess: Error ...
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Can NAT be used for a br-ex OpenVSwitch interface (VirtualBox)?

Can "NAT" be used for an interface (eth1) which has a br-ex attached to it using OpenVSwitch or does it have to be "Bridged Adapter"? (VirtualBox) /etc/network/interfaces on Ubuntu 14.04 auto eth1 ...
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Equivalent to TYPE=“OVSPort” DEVICETYPE=“ovs” OVS_BRIDGE=br-ex in Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there an equivalent to TYPE="OVSPort" DEVICETYPE="ovs" OVS_BRIDGE=br-ex in Ubuntu 14.04? The system is OpenStack Icehouse with 3 nodes (controller, network, compute1) each on a VirtualBox Ubuntu ...
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Setting apache2 as default web server on ubuntu

So on my ubuntu server I have both apache2 and nginx installed for testing purposes. However, currently nginx is set as default (nginx is the one that starts up when the server is restarted), but I ...
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Difference between ps_mem.py & free -m . Ubuntu server kills processes

Previously, I had a 4GB RAM server with Linode. Several times, I did "free -m" command to check available memory. I asked question here as well, but realized its more appropriate here. Most of the ...
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File changes are not reflected after system date changed to future [closed]

I have changed my system date to check date related functionality, But after that whatever changes done in my php files are not reflected in output. Every time it is showing result from previous file ...
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30GB EBS Backed Ubuntu server showing 7.74GB in landscape-sysinfo

I created a ec2 instance with 30GB of EBS volumne. However when i SSH into my ec2 instance, the landscape-sysinfo says usage of 9.7% of 7.74GB. Wasn't it suppose to be 30GB instead of 7.74GB System ...
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nginx force ssl exception

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with nginx installed and SSL installed on main domain, which works fine. I have even parked 5-6 other domains with main domain. If I go to any of those domains, I get an SSL ...
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Unable to run salt.highstate

I'm working on configuring a group of 40 servers to be managed by SaltStack. I'm testing with just one minion at the moment, which I have successfully added to the master. For simplicity, I'm using ...
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Run qemu in Ubuntu Server(inside VirtualBox) error [duplicate]

I'm running qemu for virtualization in my ubuntu server which is vm inside virtualbox. It reports such an error: Could not access KVM kernel module: No such file or directory. I did some digging ...
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How do i install another version of PhP?

I would like to have installed WHMCS on my dedicated server. (I already have installed apache2) How do I install PhP 5.4 as WHMCS not support PhP 5.5? WHMCS System requirements: ...
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redirect rewritten url using haproxy

Using haproxy version 1.4.24 on Ubuntu 14.04 I would like to use haproxy to rewrite and redirect urls which are no longer valid to their new equivalent. I am already using haproxy as the reverse ...
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FailOver Ip configuration

i have got a new Ip from my provider un-configured one i have tried everything to configure it but nothing didn't work, when i ping it from the server it is working but when i try to ping it from my ...
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Disable all outbound network

I cannot seem to find any information on how to completely disable all networking. Essentially I want to flip the switch for any outbound or inbound networking. Like the wifi button on my computer, ...
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Router accessible from Windows but not from Ubuntu on the same machine

I have a Linksys E900. I can access the internet and its admin page from Windows but not even its admin page from Ubuntu (on the same dual boot machine). Like there is no communication between the ...
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Unable to change ulimit setting [migrated]

I edited /etc/security/limits.conf to have root hard nofile 20000 root soft nofile 10000 And added session required pam_limits.so to /etc/pam.d/common-session and ...
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added new drives to raid 5 with wrong format then removed them and broke raid 5

thanks in advance for any help. In summary: I added 3 new disks to raid 5 array. Then, thinking they were not added, I removed them. Now the array doesnt work. What can I do to get back the ...
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Can't connect to MySQL from another server

I have two servers on the same subnet. 192.168.100.1 (mysql) 192.168.100.2 (php) MySQL seems to be running fine on it's box but I can't seem to connect to it. These are both ubuntu boxes and ...
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Nginx error on installing vestacp

I am trying to install vestacp on fresh dedicated server running ubuntu14.04 with nginx installed, however i have tried to remove this using... sudo apt-get remove nginx sudo apt-get purge nginx ...
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cant sftp into ubuntu server

Hey guys I've set up an openssh server, but I still cant sftp or ftp into my ubuntu server. I am always getting login failed errors for every attempt i try to make. I am running ubuntu 14.10 I ...
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How to lock a user into a directory (not SSH)

I have regular users who are not SSH'd into a machine but are accessing the machine directly. How can I lock them into their home directory or any directory? At the moment they can successfully run rm ...
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Nginx 10k concurrent connections

We are not able to handle more than 3k concurrent request in nginx (Connecton time out). We change also the ulimit to 20000. Following are my nginx.conf and sysctl.conf files: user www-data; ...
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Using Cloud Servers and Firewall

I would like to ask if the configuration of "firewall rules eg. only allowing port 80.. when configuring a server instance on cloud services such as google cloud and amazon aws is securely equivalent ...
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Does PHP mail function need a mail server? [duplicate]

We recently moved our Drupal sites to a Linode server. One of those sites has a lot of users filling forms. The previous server sent, with no problem, all form registrations to an email address, this ...
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Packet loss between windows guest and Ubuntu 14.04 host

We are seeing packet loss between one of our Ubuntu 14.04 hosts and a KVM guest running Windows 2008 R2. The loss only shows up at high loads. Similarly loaded machines running 12.04 do not exhibit ...
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Configuring varnish to write an apache error log with IP addresses

I am in the process of installing fail2ban on a webserver which runs Varnish. Many on the 'jails' require access to the apache/php error logs. One of the problems I have is that all of the refernces ...
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Recommended partition scheme for a production server with two 147G hard drives?

I have a dedicated box whose specs are: CPU: 4-core Xeon 3450 *1 (HT enabled) RAM: 8GB DDR3 HDD: 15k SAS 147G *2 (currently in RAID 1) The current OS is Windows Server 2003. I am running a web ...
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Puppet: How to skip restart during package upgrade until config is replaced?

I'm trying to get Puppet to upgrade our Varnish 3 servers to Varnish 4, a major update which requires an updated config file or it won't start. This is on Ubuntu 12.04. The Varnish module is ...
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What are the correct memory settings for Tomcat 7 under java 8?

How is memory set in tomcat-8 with java-8 as jvm? In java-7 using java-7 i would create a file with contetnts as below #!/bin/sh export JAVA_OPTS="-Xms1000m -Xmx6000m" /tomcat/bin/startup.sh How ...
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nodejs server and nginx conflict

I am running a nodejs application on a digital ocean droplet and I am trying to configure nginx so that it proxies the port the port that my application is running on, This is what I have on my ...
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Command shows different results when I login as a user vs su to the user

I'm trying to run a simple command from an init.d script and I'm troubleshooting why the command doesn't work when I run it from my init.d script but works when I run it as my user. Can someone ...
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PHP cURL “Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to” [migrated]

When I try to run my script using cURL on my computer via XAMPP, everything works perfectly: http://i.stack.imgur.com/jlerA.png When I move it onto my server (Ubuntu 14.04 x64), it stops working and ...