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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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
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what is the default rate unit in wget?

When I use wget to download a large file, it gives me "56M/s". I want to know if it means 56 megabits per second or 56 megabytes per second. Thanks! Like this: 231,997,440 61.4M/s in 4.0s
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Kannel in VirtualBox VM with iPhone as modem

I have installed kannel in a virtual machine (ubuntu 10.04). I did not change any of the default config and tested the fakesmsc. This work fine. When I plug my iPhone in USB, I do not see any ...
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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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PDF for ubuntu server and solaris server commandline

please if anyone have a "pdf" contain a full list of ubunt(server) commandline with detail and other one for sun solaris(server)
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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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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 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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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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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/ ...