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Ubuntu wired network disconnected

I am not able to establish a wired network connection between two computers on which I just installed Ubuntu 10.04. I am new to this environment. Unlike in the Windows environment, where it happens ...
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Setup NTPD in Ubuntu to sync Windows AD

I am setting up my Ubuntu 10.0.4 server to sync clock with a Windows 2008 AD. As none of the "remote" has a "*" in front (worst it had a blank space in front), does it mean no time sync source is ...
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MySQL my.cnf file not being read, Ubuntu 10.04 64bit

I've been researching this for a few hours with no luck. Basically it looks like my server's my.cnf file isn't being read at all. I've searched my server, and there's only one my.cnf file on it, ...
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Where to find the terminal logs in Mysql

I connect to mysql client using the command mysql -uroot -p And I execute queries there. If I press the up arrow, i could see the history of almost all the queries there. Where will this query log ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 Heavy Network Traffic causes disconnect

I'm currently running a headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. Installed is the LAMP stack, Joomla, Virtualbox, phpvirtualbox, webmin and proFTP.. It resolves the IP address so I can access it remotely (either ...
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Screwed libmysqlclient-dev in Ubuntu

I have messed with symlinks and libraries in /usr/lib. I modified libraries like libmysql*. someone suggested to reinstall libmysqlclient-dev package. Is libmysqlclient-dev holding Mysql libraries? ...
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How can I install Zope on Ubuntu 10.04 with Python 2.6.5?

I tried to install Zope on Ubuntu server 10.04: mnk@srv:~/zope-plone/Zope-3.4.0$ ./configure --prefix=/opt/zope-3.4.0 Configuring Zope installation Testing for an acceptable Python interpreter... ...
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Munin - apache_watch_ plugin, does not show any data in the graphs that shows activity for per vhosts

I am using Munin for monitoring my server. I installed the apache_watch_ plugin so that i could see apache related activity. The graphs for apache_accesses, apache_processes and apache_volume work ...
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virt-install kept on adding --no-reboot - even though I don't want it to

I have a bit of a problem getting my guests to reboot after the OS installation using virt-install. For whatever reason, virt-install insists on inserting "--no-reboot" when you create a VM: ...
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How to fix long delays and “Callback timed out” errors with NIS master and slave set up?

I have an NIS master and slave set up, and whenever I do something that requires synchronization between the two (such as adding a new user), there are long delays that eventually end in a "Callback ...
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HAProxy: Display a “BADREQ” | BADREQ's by the thousands

My HAProxy Configuration. #HA-Proxy version 1.3.22 2009/10/14 Copyright 2000-2009 Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> global maxconn 10000 spread-checks 50 user haproxy group haproxy ...
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Rundeck 2.5.1 - No matched nodes on locally executed job

I'm working with Rundeck v2.5.1 and I'm trying to configure a job which is executed locally. The job runs an inline script which runs another script. When I run the job (as admin), it seems as though ...
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Run nginx as a non-root user

I followed this process to installing nginx on my Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Server http://library.linode.com/web-servers/nginx/installation/ubuntu-10.04-lucid I got lost after the point of creating an init ...
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__ticket_spinlock high cpu

We are having a strange problem on our Ubuntu 10.04 KVM infrastructure, where periodically, one of two vm webservers freaks out, with persistently high load, even if we restart the applications. (the ...
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Windows Server 2012 cifs share works under Ubuntu 10.04 but not under 12.04 onwards

I want to mount a cifs share on our Ubuntu Linux machines. This worked fine until the share got migrated from a Windows Server 2008 machine to a Windows Server 2012 one by central administration. ...
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what service to restart for /var/log/auth.log to start

Here is a situation since the log files on my server had grown to several Gigabytes I took a backup of directory /var/log and then manually when to each subdirectory of /var/log and the files which ...
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KVM guests lose connectivity after networking restart

we're setting up an ubuntu server 10.04 host with kvm. The host is setup with a bond and bridged interfaces to allow the guests access to the network without natting. Our current configuration is ...
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how to use du to see files greater than a threshold size

I am having a few situations to which I do not see any thing in du man pages. 1) I want to see files in a sub directory which are larger than a particular size only. 2) I use du -sh > du_output.txt I ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the Juniper Network Connect client on Ubuntu -- I'm wondering if any seasoned network admins or otherwise knowledgeable individuals know if it's possible for me to download the ...
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What should mysqld.sock contain, why don't I have it?

Does anyone know why my /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock socket file would not be on my computer when I install (or reinstall) MySQL 5.1? Right now, when I try to start up a server with mysqld, I get ...
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vsftpd not responding to LIST

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop running as a web server and have just installed vsftpd and set it up to allow ascii_upload_enable and ascii_download_enable and also enabled chroot_local_user, ...
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Best practice for setting up RVM, Passenger/Apache with multiple Rubies and running as specific users?

My goal is to run ruby applications under different server users with potentially different versions of ruby. So i would have users that serve as the "hosting account" essentially. Document ...
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Getting this Software Error on trying to update the parameters in bugzilla-4.0.4

Getting this Software Error on trying to update the parameters in bugzilla. Error in tempfile() using data/params.XXXXX: Could not create temp file data/params.BFQJE: Permission denied at ...
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Correctly changing default locale in ubuntu server 10.04 LTS?

I got a new server but unfortunately the hoster only installs me Ubuntu 8.04 in german. So the upgrade worked smoothly, but now I am trying to change the system to english. I adapted ...
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Configure postfix to run filter only with selected mail else all other mail pass without being filtered

I am running postfix and I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I created php script and i injected it into postfix to filter incoming mail. All run as I wish. But Now I want my postfix to run filter only with ...
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How to repair/restore ubuntu 10.04 after 'sudo chmod / 777'

See Also: Why is “chmod -R 777 /” destructive? I changed file permissions recursively on the root directory / by executing sudo chmod -R / 777, and after that my system won't ...
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Amazon EC2 Classic to VPC - what is the best migration path?

We're running an Ubuntu 10.10 on EC2 Classic and are migrating to a VPC. My question - is it best to first replicate the existing servers into VPC, then upgrade to Ubuntu 14, or just create the latest ...
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SSH key authentication not working

I've a server running Ubuntu 10.04 (as a VM) to which I can't connect using ssh key authentication without being asked for the password. I've read a lot before posting but I really don't know what I'm ...
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“500 Illegal PORT command” using command-line ftp [closed]

Has anyone figured out how to ftp a file down to a EC2 AMI using ubuntu on the command line? I am able to connect to ftp.drupal.org (I'm trying to dowmload a Drupal module) and then I can't even ...
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Folder shares over NFSv4 private to user groups

I want to share a folder over NFSv4, available to some users, and I'm having permission issues. I set up the folder permissions with setGID so new files are created with the folder group owner. But ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Server, 2 NICs in separate Subnets, 1 Router

following configuration: Ubuntu 10.04 Server, 2 NICs: - eth0 192.168.1.215/24, Default GW: 192.168.1.250 - eth1 192.168.3.225/24 Both are connected to the same router (Funkwerk Bintec R3000). The ...
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Random Ubuntu server network disconnects

After installing Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 on a new x86_64 kvm instance (Debian 6.0 hosted) I'm getting -apparently- ramdon disconnects from the server. Read from remote host myserver: Connection ...
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Ubuntu server failing daily [closed]

Symptoms: Server becomes unresponsive - Increase in load, all services stop Loss of connectivity - Ping/SSH Flush MySQL hosts after reboot - As MySQL refuses new connections Intermittent Apache ...
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Is someone sending me mails via my own server? (Plesk relay) [closed]

On my Ubuntu server, I use Plesk to manage email accounts, among other things. Emails to info@mydomain.com are automatically forwarded to myname@gmail.com. No problems so far. But today I received ...
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How to increase max FD limit for a daemon process running under a headless user?

To increase the FD limit for a daemon process running under a headless user on a Ubuntu Linux machine we did following changes in /etc/security/limits.conf soft nofile 10000 hard nofile 10000 We ...
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Why squid not processing HTTPS request from Linux machines and windows clients can access https

I am having squid proxy running on port 3128 with 2 nic eth0:192.168.2.22 with internet access. eth1:192.168.1.1 connected to LAN. Every machines in LAN have ip in the range ...
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apache server-status not found. check if mod_status is enabled

I've enabled the apache_ plugins on a munin node: ln -sv /usr/share/munin/plugins/apache_* /etc/munin/plugins/ After restarting the node with service munin-node restart here are the errors I'm ...
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Yet another “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket” after a security update

SOLVED As yoonix pointed out, it was only an issue with the root partition being full... Thanks for your help! - So yes, this question has been asked several times, here and elsewhere. I apologize ...
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updates in amazon-ec2 ubuntu 10.04 server

I keep getting this message when I logged into my server in ec2 via ssh think this is called MOTD 43 packages can be updated. 22 updates are security updates. but I have already done sudo ...
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Ubuntu Server stucks on high traffic

There are some servers on Ubuntu Server 10.04 with that particular hardware: output of hwinfo. The problem is the hangup when machine experiences a traffic higher than 10Mb/sec for several minutes; ...
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DNS Bind9 Issue - Server not forwarding requests

I'm new to dns admin so please be gentle. Here is my set-up: Domain name with a few A records points to my personal IP. example.com server1.example.com server2.example.com Router forwards all port ...
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How Do I Archive/Transfer Local Newsgroup From Windows Server 2003 (IIS) To A Ubuntu New Server

I have some local newsgroups that are maintained on a windows 2003 server. That server is getting upgraded to 2008 or 2012, which don't support NNTP. I'd like to run a news server on an Ubuntu system ...
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Allow X Client Display through TCP on Lucid

On Karmic, to allow other PCs to open and X-Window on a station, one had to edit /etc/gdm.conf and change DisallowTCP to false. That file no longer exists on Lucid. I tried changing an entry in ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 disconnects after short periods of inactivity on my site

I'm new to Ubuntu (installed it for the first time just a couple of days ago on my server). I've Ubuntu Server 10.04 and am just using the terminal, no GUI like Gnome. So far it's working pretty great ...
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cli commands not working asterisk on ubuntu

I installed VMware and then Ubuntu. I am running asterisk on top of it. I started the asterisk server successfully by following a tutorial. After making few changes into the sip.conf, I want to ...
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Using wordpress as a subdirectory of a drupal installation?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 with NginX 0.7.65. I have Drupal installed in the root directory and it works perfectly with an appropriately configured vhost file, but now I would like to install Wordpress ...
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Supervisord appears to be running, but monitored programs aren't launched

I've got supervisord 3.0a8 installed from the system package on ubuntu 10.04 (64bit). The supervisor service appears to be running, but it's not launching the configured programs. Interestingly ...
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where is cakephp installed ubuntu10.10

I just did apt-get install cakephp and it installed cake php but I have no idea where the root directory is. How can I find that? I'm using ubuntu 10.10
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Ubuntu iptables allow certian IP addresses

I have a riak cluster that I need to only allow certain IP addresses access to the information. I am currently using, -A INPUT -s 192.168.10.200 -j ACCEPT, to allow this IP address and at the bottom ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) DomU on Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4

I have been forced to move from a Centos Dom0 xen 3 Centos + Ubuntu Lucid DomUs To Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4 Ubuntu Lucid DomUs However although I can create new DomUs on wheezy I cannot ...