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Rsyslog messages are truncated, not sent to the correct file

On Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, I'm using the stock rsyslog configuration and added a custom file in /etc/rsyslog.d with the following contents: # cat /etc/rsyslog.d/62-pc local3.debug /var/log/pc/debug.log ...
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How to change Linode IP to open different website?

I have a LINODE 512 account (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) where I have got 1 IP. Using /etc/apache2/sites-available (enabled) I have hosted 4 websites, which is working very well. But the IP address I have got ...
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Xdebug - no profile or trace output

I'm at a bit of a loss trying to get profiling and tracing working with Xdebug (debugging works fine). What's worse is that I have it working just fine on a different server/client setup, but I can't ...
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What should I back up before reinstalling new Ubuntu LTS? (8.04 > 10.04)

A work server is in need of upgrading, im hoping to move it from 8.04 LTS to 10.04 LTS (Can't move to 12.04 unfortunately as its not provided by our VPS provider) I have backed up the following. /...
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Hot configure Haproxy 1.5

I had been using this command to restart haproxy with success: sudo haproxy -f /etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg -p /var/run/haproxy.pid -sf $(cat /var/run/haproxy.pid) However, after upgrading to recent ...
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postgresql on Ubuntu 10.4 doesn't start on boot

I'm trying to have postgresql 8.4 start on boot on Ubuntu server 10.04 (64bit). First, I tried putting: su -c 'pg_ctl start -D /home/postgres -l /home/postgres/serverlog' --preserve-environment ...
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how to fix “no free leases” issue in dhcp3?

I am facing no free leases issue. I am building a new server. I have successfully installed ltsp. Then, I configured the dhcp. This is my dhcpd.conf file. option subnet-mask 255.255.255.0; option ...
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How do I enable mod_security in Ubuntu 10.04?

A quick run through of what I've done: apt-get install libapache-mod-security a2enmod mod-security create /etc/apache2/mod_security_rules/ with base_rules and optional_rules from the latest core ...
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Can't view a Ubuntu PC on the network, can't access apache on it, can ping and use samba share though.

I thought that it was because of two machines on the network having the same hostname, and hence asked this question. But it did not resolve the problem. The machine responds to my pings. But when I ...
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Ubuntu Upstart Error

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and attempting to run services via start,stop, status and I get the corresponding error below. I've googled around but everything is like 2-3 years old and unanswered. ...
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how to block mac address with portsentry

I use portsentry to block ip address who trying to scanning. Now how do I want to block mac address who trying to scanning. Can I use portsentry, or possibly other tools?
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Sendmail process failed with error code 67

Everything was worked fine but someday sendmail stop working on me. I'am trying the following command line: echo "Body text" | mail -s "Some subject" example@somemail.com And got: /home/<...
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Hostname confusion (Ubuntu Server 10.04)

I have just setup Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition. I have been following this tutorial. The DNS information seems to be setup correctly now, but I am confused about the hostname. Currently it is ...
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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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Trying to set up OpenVPN server on a vps

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN server on my VPS for myself when I'm in public places, using this tutorial, http://tipupdate.com/how-to-install-openvpn-on-ubuntu-vps/ However whenever I try to start ...
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How do I find the cause for a huge difference in performance between two identical Ubuntu servers?

I am running two Dell R410 servers in the same rack of a data center (behind a load balancer). Both have the same hardware configuration, run Ubuntu 10.4, have the same packages installed and run the ...
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Issue enabling accesslog overlay with Openldap 2.4.21

I'm running openldap 2.4.21 on ubuntu server 10.04 and trying to enable the accesslog overlay using the cn=config configuration style (so not slapd.conf). My main database is olcDatabase={1}hdb so I ...
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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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Getting 0x80070043 error when accessing Samba share from Windows 7

I created a Samba share on my new Ubuntu 10.04 machine. When I try to access it from a Windows 7 client, I get network error 0x80070043 (The network path not found). However, I get this error when I ...
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Apache ReWrite Condition Thinks A Directory Isn't a Directory?

On my server (Apache2, Ubuntu 10.04), wpsa is a directory in my webroot. When accessing the url mysite.com/wpsa, a ReWriteRule which should not occur when the requested file is a directory, runs ...
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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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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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Setup PHP/MYSQL for chrooted jail (jailkit)

I'm running Ubuntu, with PHP5-FPM, mysql & Nginx I've just setup a chrooted jail with jailkit. Now I need to work out how to setup my php and mysql to work within the jail. Google search doesn't ...
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Remove a non existing postgres cluster

I have a postgres 8.4 install on ubuntu 10.04. I created a cluster on a disk that is not mountable anymore. Now I want to remove postgres but when I do apt-get remove postgresql-8.4 I get: dpkg: ...
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Using Puppet to Install PHP 5.2 on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm working on installing PHP 5.2 on Ubuntu using Puppet (with the goal of using Puppet and Drush to install Drupal), but the packages it installs are all PHP 5.3. I found instructions to install PHP ...
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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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PHP slow to talk to MySQL on same host

I have a VPS (OpenVZ) running Ubuntu 10.04: nginx 1.0.5 php 5.3.5 mysql 5.1.41 I have installed WordPress on it and noticed in Firebug that the initial connection to index.php takes several ...
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how to fix “BusyBox v1.17.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.17.1-10ubuntu1) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands?”

So I was using Ubuntu when suddenly the whole thing froze up and I had to reboot. And from that moment on, the system when it is starting up, prompts this little selection menu: GNU GRUB version 1.99~...
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r1soft agent is failing with the error: “write error while sending code: Broken pipe”

I have an Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS server with r1soft agent installed in it. Recently, the backups are failing with the following error. -------- write error while sending code: Broken pipe -------- I ...
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How to make a self signed certificate openssl generated 4096 bit encrypted ssl certificate as trusted in ubuntu 10.04?

I have an Apache server (2.4.3) with php5 and MySQL. I generated a self-signed certificate, which I get a warning about, as the certificate is not trusted. How do I resolve this?
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LDAP : Cannot resolve group *** to gid : not found

During the step User and Group Management in LDAP installation I wrote the following command sudo ldapadduser george example and got this error Cannot resolve group example to gid : not found
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How do I setup an Ubuntu Server for KVM Virtualization?

I' trying to setup an Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS install to host a number of KVM virtual machines to do web development. I tried to install a VM with virt-installer from the CLI but I have to connect to ...
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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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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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Adding SquashFS support to Ubuntu 10.04 EC2 AMI

I am using Ubuntu provided EC2 AMI for Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 LTS 64-bit and it doesn't come with support for SquashFS built in. Is there a way to add support, so I can mount a SquashFS filesystem?
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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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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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How to get HTTP preseed to work correctly on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid)?

Installation media: ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso I tried a lot of different boot parameters, but either the installer ignored the preseed configuration, or it boot itself directly as LiveCD. An ...
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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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upstart scripts: run a task after networking goes up

I'm working on moving my current server setup to newer hardware, and migrating from ubuntu karmic koala to lucid lynx. Currently i'm using gw6c (compiled from the gogo6 website, as opposed to the ...
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Internal SFTP Settings

Goal: to limit user access to home directory and symlinked directories in home. I tried the following configuration in sshd_config # Subsystem sftp /usr/lib/openssh/sftp-server Subsystem sftp ...
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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: '192.168....
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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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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 web@mysite....
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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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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