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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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Sometimes: Unable to connect to host 127.0.0.1, or the request timed out. MySQL through Sequel PRO

I have been struggling with this issue for over a year now, and it’s really giving me a headache. I often experience I am unable to connect to the MySQL server through SequelPRO. If I ssh into the ...
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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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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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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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RESOLVED Why does IPtables's NAT stop working when I enable the firewall's third interface?

On my firewall I've three interfaces : eth0 : public IP (46.X.X.X.) eth0:0 public IP (46.X.X.Y.) eth1 : public IP (88.X.X.X.) eth2 : private LAN (172.X.X.X) I've setup a basic NAT which ...
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Tasksel not installing PHP

Sorry for the newbie question, but I'm having issues with tasksel. I tried to install lamp-server, but php5 isn't installed. user@host:/var/www$ aptitude show apache2 | grep -i installed State: ...
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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 Bugzilla/...
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How do I automate the handling of a problem (no network device found) in Ubuntu 10.04 w/ preseed?

I have a preseed file that is doing some automation for an installation of Ubuntu 10.04. At the point where the network hardware is auto-detected, however, it fails to find hardware and displays a ...
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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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Setting up chrooted shell accounts with schroot and debootstrap on Ubuntu 10.04

UPDATE: I never did get this figured out. Instead i ended up jsut using jailkit since there is a ton (though sometimes outdated) documentation on usage. Id still be interested in knowning how to get ...
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Network interface on ubuntu with only 0.12MB/ s on a new root server

---- edit: Problem solved. Somehow my provider seems to block tests to the internet. Tests from a remote machine succeeded with 1k r/s --- I am running a fresh compiled version of Apache 2.2.1 on ...
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Beginners IPTables Question

I'm currently analyzing existing iptables rulesets in order to make modifications in default policy. However, I need some help in understanding of couple rules. $UNIVERSE is defined as 0.0.0.0/0. ...
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Fail2ban not banning after update to latest version

I was running fail2ban 0.8.11 which is the version installed on Ubuntu 14.04 with apt-get. I downloaded and installed the latest source, 0.93. When I start it up, I get two error messages. WARNING ...
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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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Is it safe to use Bitbucket as a remote for an /etc Git repo?

I'm worried about SSH private keys and such. I'm not quite sure what else is a security hazard but I'm sure there are many config files which should probably not be uploaded to a third-party website. ...
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Locked out of Amzon EC2 Ubuntu instance

i am trying to login to my amazon instance using putty. I had logged in a few hours back, but now when i am trying to log back in, it says authentication using the key has failed. Anyway i can fix ...
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Ubuntu 10.04.3 VMware guest - no network access after conversion to older VM format

I created and configured a Ubuntu 10.04.3 VM in VMware Player 3.1.4 and now wanted to deploy it on our VMware server, which is running at version 1.0.4. To do this, I used VMware vCenter Converter ...
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routing calls from landline to end user cell phones

I have to setup a server to route telephone calls coming to a particular landline no to cell phone phones depending upon the availability of user. I want to know what technology call centres or ...
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live migration on ubuntu llucid lynx

I tried do live migration from ubuntu lucid lynx machine 1, to ubuntu lucid lynx machine 2. The name of vm is VM3jasmine I and would like to migrate to machine2 when i enter a command, (from machine1) ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 stuck during bootup trying to start gearmand

I installed gearmand (0.20) from source yesterday on an Ubuntu Server 10.04 environment of mine. I shut down the environment last night and when I started it back up this morning, it's stuck during ...
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IPTables rules re-appearing

Folks, I created two machines on SoftLayer's cloud. The machines are Ubuntu 10.4 64 bit, minimal config. I am running into a really strange problem that I have no idea where it is coming from. The ...
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Securing Ubuntu server

Am a noob and trying to secure a Ubuntu 10.04 Lts remote server for my application deployment...& i have ssh access to it., i would be grateful if somebody can help me by giving some pointers,...
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Difference between key_buffers and recommendation

I'm looking to add a bit of memory to MySQL on a Linode VPS server on which I've got a small facebook (canvas app) PHP app using MySQL running. I'm not super familiar with MySQL optimization so I'm ...
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How can I setup my machine so my web application accepts connections from remote machines?

I have a Ruby on Rails web application running on my computer (Ubuntu 10.04) that I'd like to be able to access from a remote machine. My server is mongrel but I have no problem installing another if ...
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gro on with ethtool - Ubuntu 10.04 Server LTS

On Ubuntu 10.04 server LTS, I can't enable generic receive offload with ethool (v. 6git) # sudo ethtool -K eth0 gro on Cannot set device GRO settings: Invalid argument If I try instead to set the ...
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Apache2 Service started twice

My apache2 web-server starts twice and wont bind, so i have to do this: sudo netstat -nap | grep 0.0.0.0:443 sudo kill -9 1243 sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart Is there any way i can make a script ...
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solr is killing my server by taking a lot of resources

I have Ubuntu 9.10 server with 12G Ram/Quad Core/HD 80GB RAID. and i have installed solr lucidworks-enterprise-installer-1.7 on it to index a small database (about 20k articles). once our editors ...
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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: "http://...