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Missing network when cloning Ubuntu in VMware Virtual Machines

I use VMware to Install Ubuntu 10.04. After cloning an Ubuntu virtual machine,then missing network. Detail as The ifconfig command does not show the network interface and clone Ubuntu virtual ...
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How do I enable swap file on my server?

I've followed this but when I run:- #swapon /swapfile1 I get::- swapon: /swapfile1: swapon failed: Operation not permitted The system is extremely slow with 1GB of RAM trying to run ...
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Ubuntu with Netatalk and Samba TimeMachine can't connect

I installed netatalk on my Ubuntu Server a few weeks ago and configured it so that I could use Timemachine from my mac to backup on a server instead of a external hard drive. It worked really good ...
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Choice of Ubuntu or Ubuntu LTS for Virtualmin Server

My VPS provider currently offers several versions of Ubuntu. They offer from 10.04 to 11.10 (which only 10.04 is LTS). I would not like to wait for them to get the 12.04 LTS version out. Should I ...
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mysql my.cnf ignored

The Issue I'm trying to modify a my.cnf value on my production server but the changes aren't taking effect after a sudo service mysql restart, using an exact copy of the my.cnf (downloaded and ...
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How to upgrade php curl on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a web service on 64bit AWS/ubuntu 10.04 machine. Current php ver PHP Version 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.15. Current curl ver: 7.19.7 This Curl version has a memory leak and I need to upgrade to V 7.25.0 ...
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Amanda: selfcheck fail, client times out

I'm testing an Amanda install on an ubuntu 10.04 server as a backup server for primarily OS X 10.6 clients. The server has been setup and has successfully run backups on specific local directories ...
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Error with git archive --remote <repo>

I installed a Git server with gitosis in Ubuntu 4.10 64 bits. The server works OK, but a user has asked me to run the command git archive --remote . http://linux.die.net/man/1/git-archive This ...
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Add Multipath to Existing Storage - Ubuntu Server

I have an existing Fiber Channel Storage Array - SGI TP9300 (its an LSI product) it's all set up with LUNS and I have a LVM managing it with two Ubuntu 10.04 servers accessing the array. The Servers ...
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apache returns 301 error after apache & php upgrade on ubuntu 10.04

I just upgraded a bunch of packages, including apache2 and php5, on a Ubuntu 10.04 VPS. Apache is serving php as the backend to an nginx reverse proxy. Now all of a sudden all connections ...
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Ubuntu server backup in pendrive? [closed]

I'm currently facing the making of our Backup Plan, and I was wondering what's the risk of backing up my ubuntu server in a pendrive instead of DVDs or CDs (physical mediums). The server is used in ...
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Mongodb ubdate on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I installed MongoDB on live VPS to write logs. The server is running on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Mongodb version is 2.0.3. I want to upgrade to latest version (2.0.5) but I want to upgrade only MongoDB. I ...
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Request Tracker integration with windows active directory

I have installed Request Tracker 3.8.7 on Ubuntu 10.04. I searched a lot of documentation to integrate with Windows Active Directory but did not find proper steps with go head. Is there any ...
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libvirt timing out. parted blocked messages in kern.log

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS to host KVM virtual machines. I'm using eucalyptus to manage them and having a lot of issues with libvirt not being able to interface with the KVM components and timing ...
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Mysql server doesn't start at boot on Ubuntu 10.04LTS VPS

I did a apt-get update & installed few updates on my server which runs 10.04LTS. But this has broken mysql. it doesn't start at boot. I tried to manually start it using the following commands: $ ...
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JSP: Trying to configure Apache2 + Tomcat6 using mod_jk

I'm trying to configure Apache2 + Tomcat using the mod_jk on an Ubuntu 10.04. I installed everything and configured, but it always returns the source code of my JSP files. I've read around that the ...
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PostgreSQL 9.1 on Ubuntu Lucid fails to start - how to debug?

I'm using Vagrant with Chef Solo to setup a Lucid 64 box. I'm using a Chef recipe to install PostgreSQL 9.1 from Martin Pitt's backports. The install goes ok until the point where the database is ...
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Securing Erlang / Ubuntu server

I have written a web service in Erlang using mochiweb and jiffy and now face the task of deploying it to production. Since it is going to be open to the public I was wondering how secure Erlang ...
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Is DNS caching common in production Ubuntu server

In Ubuntu, DNS is not cached. So if my program use a lot of DNS queries and it will be plainful. I knew in RHEL, they have nscd installed by default, so in Ubuntu, if I want to use the server as a ...
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Best ubuntu server to use [closed]

I'm installing ubuntu on my server instance, and I have the following distributions to choose from: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid) Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Which of ...
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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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ssh can't connect using hostname

I'm setting up some server but I stubbled into an issue with one server. I setup a local dns server, and when I try to connect to this server with ssh alpha@alpha.stvns.com I will get : Permission ...
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iptables error: “No chain/target/match by that name.”

Trying to block a certain http/https URL request from hitting the server by adding this rule to iptables: iptables -I INPUT 1 -p tcp -m multiport --destination-ports 80,443 -m string --string ...
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Why won't my Web site work over the internet? [closed]

I have setup an Ubuntu 10.04(LTS) server at home that is used as a web server. Primarily to give me access to my private cloud where I have 2TB of storage available to me. I am using OwnCloud for this ...
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Nginx 1.0.15 doesn't start at boot on Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit server

I installed the latest version of nginx (1.0.15) using apt-get from the source listed here: http://nginx.org/en/download.html. For some reason, nginx isn't starting up automatically when I reboot ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 bind9 local zone include files and apparmor

Rather than putting all my zones in one named.conf.local file, I'd like to have them in groups that I can manage as separate files. So, I've tried putting the following into named.conf.local: ...
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SNMP segfaults on Ubuntu 10.04 after some time

Just had snmpd segfault on an Ubuntu 10.04 LTS box. snmpd has been running on this system for some time (weeks). There has been a reasonable amount of load, but nothing too extreme for the system. ...
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Configuring /etc/host file in Ubuntu Server

I am configuring an Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2. The tutorial I am following says /etc/host to be configured like this. 127.0.0.1 localhost.domain.com localhost X.X.X.X ...
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Apache2, Tomcat6, and proxy redirects

So here is my question - go easy and slow. I'm a GIS Consultant and general hack with linux. I inherited this volunteer job essentially because I knew more than the rest of the team - or the rest of ...
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Accessing a windows shared folder from Linux?

I am trying to copy a (.html) file from a Windows XP Professional shared folder onto a server running Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS. As it's a shared folder the usual 'wget' doesn't seem to work. I suspect ...
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MySQL moving ibdata & ib_logfile

I'm trying to move ibdata & ib_logfile on ssd drive. I tried this way, but it don't work: service mysql stop cd /var/lib/ cp -ra mysql mysql_backup cp -a mysql/ibdata1 mysql/ib_logfile* ...
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rsyslog appears to act on old configuration

I'm using a template to dynamically generate rsyslog filenames. I've made some changes from my original format, but rsyslog still appears to be using both the new template and the old after ...
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`Which php` isn't working on linode servers (Ubuntu 10.04)?

Currently trying to configure a linode server running on ubuntu 10.04. I utilized a stackscript (Default drupal profile) which seemed to run successfully. The log indicate so as well. Then ssh'd ...
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Sporadic unspecific kernel panic

I'm experiencing seldom (so far about once a month) hard crashes on our ubuntu server 10.04 LTS box. The box itself is quite old (Dell PowerEdge 750 from 2004, Pentium4 2.8 GHz). I set up netconsole ...
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measure amount of content downloaded from internet - SQUID

I have set up a squid proxy and now want to monitor the amount of data transfer that is taking place. It would be nice to get numbers per domain and also about how much of the content is coming from ...
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Configure Exim4 with Multiple Smarthosts

I'm using Exim4 version 4.76 and can't really find what I'm looking for - except if I don't understand how exim4 works exactly. I have configured exim4 as such that when we send an email from our web ...
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apt-get does not remove initscript?

This day I tried to remove apache2. It's bundled with Ubuntu Lucid, which I don't need. I used apt-get remove apache2 to remove it. But somehow, the initscript was still there, in "/etc/init.d/". I ...
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MySql information_schema error - Lock Tables

I have written a quick shell script to take each backup of MySql database & that works good. I was using the same scripts for all mysql servers tool, I have installed it on ubuntu 10.04 server. ...
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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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How to setup postfix for multiple domains

I have multiple domains and I want to install postfix to send emails only. How can I do this on ubuntu?
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Grub 1.98 on Ubuntu 10.04 ignores grub.cfg, goes for menu.lst instead

I've got a VPS that's merrily running Ubuntu 10.04 server (I believe it's on Xen). I was doing some kernel maintenance and updating grub when I noticed that the update-grub tool writes an accurate ...
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Best Practice: RVM w/ Multiple Nginx-Passsenger Standalone Servers Running One App per Server

I'm wondering what would be the best approach to hosting multiple Rails applications where each application has a different gemset and may possibly use a different version of Ruby. I'm thinking of ...
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Redmine suddenly stopped working. How to troubleshoot?

I was a happy user of redmine for like 6 months. My plan was to set it up and never update anything in order not to deal with dependencies and stuff. I'm using Ubuntu server 10.04 (Apache/Passenger) ...
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cannot load such file — OpenSSL (LoadError)

I'm having an issue with an uncooperative EC2 Ubuntu 10.04 4 LTS instance. I'm trying to install a few prerequisites for a Ruby web app which has the following dependencies: require 'rubygems' ...
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Install Nagios plugins

Can somebody please show me how to install this nagios plugin that checks if your servers require winodws updates? ...
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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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change default permission of files and folders which create by php

When I create a file by exec() or other php functions, permissions is 600 and for folders is 700. How can I change it without chmod() or other like functions to 644 and folders to 755. Server ...
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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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ubuntu change default files and folders permission

i have ubuntu 10.04 on my server. when i was create a file by ftp, php and ... files permission is 600 and folders is 700. how can i change default files permission into 644 and folders to 755? ...
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Multiple domains in apache

having difficulties setting multiple domains when I sudo a2ensite example2, it doesn't load regardless of whether exampe1 is enabled or disabled...and of course takes down example1 with itself . ...