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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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Linux/Apache: Give FTP User ability to write to folders

I am pretty sure this there is an easy solution to this problem but I just can't seem to find the answer. Here is my issue. I have installed vsftpd on my ubuntu 10.04. I created a group and a user ...
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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 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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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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Ubuntu 10.04.1 hangs after sometime

Just upgraded my system from ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS to 10.04.1 LTS, and I am seeing freezes. Suddenly, the system hangs and then the only way to recover it back is by doing a restart. Following are the ...
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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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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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assign auto static ip on ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to set auto static ip. I've set the content of /etc/network/interfaces to be: auto lo auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1. and ...
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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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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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Haproxy mysql failover load balancing

I have setup mysql master-master replication and now I am trying to load balance mysql servers with Haproxy. Load balancer: 192.168.1.5 mysql1: 192.168.1.7 mysql2: 192.168.1.8 The below haproxy ...
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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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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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Web server www files storage

I am currently setting up a few virtual machines with Ubuntu Server 10.04.02 on them and was wondering what is the best place to store the www files. I will be using nginx and I see that the default ...
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Ubuntu server: apt-get upgrade installed 2.6.32-41-server but motd says -31-server

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04LTS on my cloud servers. To update and upgrade the packages available, I did: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade ... followed by a reboot. The upgrade shows ...
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the following message appear “(-bash: file_name : Prmission denied)” when i try to do backup of the SVN

Please if you can help me when I made the backup in the "root" /home the size of the root space is not big enough so I try to make the backup on another place "/backup" but the following message ...
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How i can creat user with privilege in ubuntu 10.04 sever

How can I create users with privilege in ubuntu 10.04 server by using CLI
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Hostname doesn't resolve

Alright, so this is a hostname issue. I have a server setup on my College's network (which is allowed). The hostname is "moria.student.rit.edu". The IP address assigned to it is a roamer, and it ...
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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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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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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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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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how to restore my mysql 5.1 on ubuntu 10.4?

I am in big trouble not able to access my mysql server.. after restarting grep mysql /var/log/syslog is showing Jul 30 14:30:23 of-desktop kernel: [ 4763.427066] type=1505 audit(1280480423.517:20): ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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FFMPEG AAC Encoder Vanished?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS x64. I've been using ffmpeg on this machine to encode H.264 videos with AAC audio for over a year. There was an update to the ffmpeg packages this week that seems ...
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snmpd segfault with libnetsnmpmibs.so.15.1.2

SNMPD has been running for some time on this ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS host. Suddenly it segfaults: /var/log/kern.log.1:Jun 23 02:31:57 [hostname] kernel: [970970.965836] snmpd[1199]: segfault at 0 ip ...
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How To Install Git Daemon on Ubuntu 10.04 Linux with SparkleShare (and use it like Drop Box)

I tried following this doc... https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Git ...but unfortunately the "initialKeyFileName" step is not explained.
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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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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 ...
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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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SNMP Extend not working

I've got a server running Postgresql 9.1 replication. I wrote a script which prints out the current replication lag (master inserts a unix timestamp every 60s, and the slave compares it to the ...
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Updating Dell PowerEdge firmware on Ubuntu?

The company I work for recently got hands on a batch of second hand PowerEdge SC1425 machines. We'd like to put these to good use. Our operating system of choice is Ubuntu Server 10.04 64-bit, which ...
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Hyper-V - Ubuntu 10.04 hdd issue

We are deploying Microsoft Hyper V at our office & we are migrating major servers to it. We are also trying to migrate one of the Linux servers which is running Ubuntu 10.04 server. To test the ...
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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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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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Access site hosted in a vmware instance from remote world

I have a website running on port 3000 in a vmware instance. obviously from the hosting systems (the one that runs that vmware instance) I can access the site like this: http://IP_ADDRESS:3000 but ...
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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 web server stops responding trying to find root cause

I know enough linux to be dangerous but not a lot in the way of troubleshooting. So the issue I have is I have an ubuntu web server running a package called teamcity. The issue I am having is about ...
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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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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 ...