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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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Load average relation to cpu threads and cpu cores

Is load average related to CPU ThreadS OR CPU core? i am having a xenon cpu with 8 cores and 16 threads. How much can be the acceptable load average? Sometimes Load AVerage reaches 11. so does ...
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Is ffmpeg incorrectly interpreting .aif files?

Being on an Ubuntu 10.04 server i installed the ffmpeg packages with apt. ffmpeg is working afterwards, and doing as it should. Almost. For testing purposes i uploaded a few audiofiles. One of them, ...
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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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Bitnami Drupal can't send email

I have the Bitnami Drupal AMI that is on the AWS marketplace. https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/ref=bill_eml_1?sku=5ysj40wf1vkv5qwu3jszwhefa when someone attemps to create a new account they get ...
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Nginx for multiple server on same ip

I have one instance of jboss and one instance of jetty on the same server,so same ip,one is on port 8180 one on 8280.I am planning on setting up nginx on port 80,is it possible to route data to either ...
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Separation of memory oriented process and CPU oriented process

I am develops guy working for an e-commerce company I am running my e-commerce application built using ruby on rails spree commerce. I am presently running 2 medium instances in the production. One is ...
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rsyslog. Filter doesn't work

I use ubuntu-server. I try to set filter in my rsyslog.conf for accepting only remote logs from my D-link. that is debug Debug line with all properties: FROMHOST: 'fromname', fromhost-ip: ...
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A specific user is unable to log in to vsftpd

I am setting up a new user let his name be ftpguy. He has access to only one directory /var/www/xxx. I have already chowned the directory so that he has write and read privileges. The user is also ...
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Cannot remove RabbitMQ in Ubuntu 10.04

I want to uninstall RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 10.04, and issued the following command: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove rabbitmq-server which uninstalls all its dependencies such erlang libraries, but ...
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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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Ubuntu, program currently not installed

I have Ubuntu 10.04.4. I downloaded and installed scala (.tgz archive), unpacked into /opt, set rights for read and execute in bin for all users. Also updated PATH in /etc/environment When I run ...
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apache2 vhost error

the error says: Virtualhost mysite.com has no server environment set, request will not be honoured my vhost file is: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName mysite.com ServerAdmin ...
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postfix incoming emails [closed]

Where do i find incoming emails?, i mean in their txt format, i have search in /var/spool/postix/incoming but the folder is always empty. ubuntu 10.04.4 thanks
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rsync over ssh is not working anymore, while ssh itself is working fine (Write failed: broken pipe)

This issue started happening after i changed router. This is the scenario: Windows7 Host Ubuntu 10.04 Guest (VirtualBox) Ubuntu 10.04 remote server What i used to do is run a very basic rsync ...
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How to verify that a physical volume is encrypted? (Ubuntu 10.04 w/ LUKS) [closed]

I am very new to LUKS. During installation, I tried to set up an encrypted physical volume so that everything underneath it would be encrypted. I chose "Use as: physical volume for encryption," the ...
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Ubuntu automysqlbackup configure to have separate databases in one folder with gzip

I have automysqlbackup running on Ubuntu 10.04 and it works perfectly fine. I currently have it performing daily backups for all databases, but I would like to adjust the configuration to do the ...
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Upgrade OpenSSL 0.9.8k to OpenSSL 1.0.1c on Ubuntu 10.04

We're currently using Ubuntu 10.04 and based on the PCI Compliance results, we're told to upgrade our OpenSSL. I attempted to do this using this reference and this. Unfortunately, they didn't work ...
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UFW: Disable logging of blocks due to optional FIN/ACK message being received

I've recently built a server and decided to use UFW for the first time. I was investigating a possible connection issue (turns out it was their end) but I noticed that the logs are full of entries ...
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How to upgrade Apache 2 from 2.2 to 2.4 for Ubuntu 10.04

I was in the process of doing a test upgrade from Apache 2.2 to 2.4.3. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. I would have upgraded to 12.04 for this to see if the upgrade would go a lot smoother. Unfortunately, I ...
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Ubuntu issues when moving hard disk to new system

I'm working on a legacy project with a small single board computer running Ubuntu 10.04 on a compact flash card. I need to be able to save away a working image (via dd) and copy said image to other ...
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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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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 ...
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Prevent postmaster@domain.com bounces with sSMTP

Refrased question I have a VPS that only needs to send e-mail, so I don't have a pop3/imap deamon running like courier or dovecot. I have multiple domains that all have mailboxes hosted elsewhere, ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 sbackupd missing

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 and sbackupd is completely gone. I used to call sbackupd from two cron jobs /etc/cron.d/sbackup1 and /etc/cron.d/sbackup2 as root with custom config ...
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Ubuntu login message not shown for non-root users

I really liked the welcome motd message that gets displayed when I logged in as root into my vps ubuntu 10.04 server. It displays statistics like uptime and systemload and packages to update. ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing - Attempted to kill init

I am using Linux 2.6.32-33-server #70-Ubuntu 10.04.3 as Data-Nodes and Name-Node in my Hadoop cluster, but one of my data node is down since morning. When i restarted that particular system it ...
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Consequences of disabling the courier mail service on Ubuntu server

For a while now I've been getting logwatch reports that indicate bots/scripts are trying to login with POP3 on my server. However I have not set this up, and am not using it as far as I'm aware (using ...
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Squid Proxy Not Allowing Web Access

I have just installed Squid on my Ubuntu 11.04 system by entering sudo apt-get install squid I then edited /etc/squid/squid.conf and added acl squid_network src 10.0.2.0/24 http_access allow ...
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Moving pulseaudio out of home

We have a bunch of Ubuntu desktops with their home directories mounted as NFS shares. If an NFS connection is dropped, even for seemingly less than a second, pulseaudio loses its mind. The results ...
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Ubuntu how to detect if OOM killer have run

We use Nagios to monitor our servers. Now.. linux uses all the RAM we give them so there is no way to detect if we are about to run out of memory. We have a couple of times had some server crashes due ...
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PCI DSS Compliance on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

My company's web server has recently failed our quarterly PCI scan on the basis of the Apache HTTPOnly Cookie Disclosure, a vulnerability only fixed from apache 2.2.22 onwards. I'm currently running ...
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Minimal MySQL dedicated server

I'm hosting an application with 1 server for the application and 1 server for the database. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and installed mysql-server on the server, now I'd like to begin ...
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Linux I/O bottleneck with data-movers

I have a 24 core machine with 94.6GiB RAM running Ubuntu server 10.04. The box is experiencing high %iowait, unlike another server we have (4 cores) running the same types and amounts of processes. ...
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Apache rights in my home folders

I got a dedicated server running Ubuntu 10.04 with 10 users. Weeks ago i configure Apache with Alias for each user, everyone got a www/ inside their own /home/ and i pointed a subdomain to each www/ ...
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Hadoop CDH4 Evaluation: Which Ubuntu would be preferred? Lucid or Precise [closed]

I'm setting up a CDH4 in AWS for evaluation (we already have a CHD3 running on Ubuntu Lucid) and I'd like advice regarding any known gotchyas that I'd be likely to encounter if running it on Lucid vs. ...
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How to turn off VMware virtual machines goes to “sleep” if no activity?

I have a couple machines, that have close to no activity for a a longer period of time. And when i try to connect to them with ssh after a week or soo, its like they have gone into "sleep mode", ...
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How to get prompted before executing a mysql command in terminal

I have a MySQL database on Ubuntu 10.04. Every time I work on it I'm worried that I am accidentally going to drop a table or the entire database. Is there anyway to configure MySQL to give a ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Server - Apache2 | url come in high rate - caused cpu overload

I got an issue with one of our webserver. Yesterday, I noticed that the website is very slow, and so, I login to the webserver to check. issuing, 'top' command showing me 100% utilization on CPU, but ...
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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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403 Forbidden error

I do have Ubuntu desktop 10.04 which all my php web application folder resides at the var/www,copying all files to ubuntu desktop 11.10 var/www folder and run it at the browser with url: ...
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Ubuntu 10.04: Unable to Start RabbitMQ Server Post-Installation

After installing RabbitMQ on Ubuntu 10.04 I receive a failure message that the service was unable to start. Any insight into the issue would be greatly appreciated! Below are contents of startup_log ...
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Unable to get prosody running on Ubuntu 10.04 (lua issues)

All this is performed on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Server I installed LUA 5.1.4 following this procedure - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1874860 I installed prosody following this command ...
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how to uninstall ubuntu 8 from ubuntu 10 dual boot [closed]

I have ubuntu 8.04 and ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop, and i want to reclaim all the ubuntu 8 space so that i have just one operating system on my laptop. how can i do it? the output of sudo fdisk -l is as ...
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Connection Timed Out - Simple outbound Postfix for PHP Contact form

Alright, so I only got Postfix for a PHP contact form that will send email to a single . I only want it to send out mail to a single external address (foo@example.com). I have domain ...
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strange Postfix logwatch log summary on my ubuntu vps [closed]

Hi I would be very thankful if someone could help me on explaining this logwatch summary of my postfix installation on my ubuntu 10.04 vps. I dont really know if this might be a normal log file ...
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Configuring vlans on Cisco SG200 series switch with Ubuntu server

I created a vlan on Ubuntu with vconfig tool with 21 as id and eth1 as the host port. I connected eth1 to one of the ports on the swtich (GE23) as all ports trunk by default. In the webgui I created a ...
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Birt on Tomcat unable to find JARs

First, my setup: BiRT Runtime: 3.7.2. Ubuntu 10.04 Tomcat 6 Sun Java 1.6.0 I have a jar file I want to deploy onto the Tomcat server so it is usable by the runtime, so I placed the jar file in ...
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Ubuntu VM in Vmware running on top of Gentoo [closed]

I want to know if the following architechture is possible and if so, what is the best way to implement it? : A dedicated server running a linux gentoo distribution on top of which I want to install a ...