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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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cli commands not working asterisk on ubuntu

hi guys today my first day on asterisk on ubuntu. I installed vmware and then ubuntu and then on ubuntu i am running asterisk. i started the asterisk server successfully by following a tutorial. ...
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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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Folder shares over NFSv4 private to user groups

I want to share a folder over NFSv4, available to some users, and I'm having permission issues. I set up the folder permissions with setGID so new files are created with the folder group owner. But ...
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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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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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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 ...