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How can I install Zope on Ubuntu 10.04 with Python 2.6.5?

I tried to install Zope on Ubuntu server 10.04: mnk@srv:~/zope-plone/Zope-3.4.0$ ./configure --prefix=/opt/zope-3.4.0 Configuring Zope installation Testing for an acceptable Python interpreter... ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the Juniper Network Connect client on Ubuntu -- I'm wondering if any seasoned network admins or otherwise knowledgeable individuals know if it's possible for me to download the ...
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MySQL my.cnf file not being read, Ubuntu 10.04 64bit

I've been researching this for a few hours with no luck. Basically it looks like my server's my.cnf file isn't being read at all. I've searched my server, and there's only one my.cnf file on it, ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 32bit to 64bit with out reinstall OS?

My VPS server is running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit now, but I have to upgrade my OS to 64bit because of the 32-bit limitation of mongoDB. But if i reinstall the system, there are a lot of programs need to ...
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saslauthd authentication error

My server has developed an expected problem where I am unable to connect from a mail client. I've looked at the server logs and the only thing that looks to identify a problem are events like the ...
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How to let logrotate skip non-existent and empty files

We have the following pronblem. Once in a while, our application server spits out an empty logfile or (when it's in the weekend), there is no logfile at all. We use logrotate for managing these ...
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Setup NTPD in Ubuntu to sync Windows AD

I am setting up my Ubuntu 10.0.4 server to sync clock with a Windows 2008 AD. As none of the "remote" has a "*" in front (worst it had a blank space in front), does it mean no time sync source is ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 disconnects after short periods of inactivity on my site

I'm new to Ubuntu (installed it for the first time just a couple of days ago on my server). I've Ubuntu Server 10.04 and am just using the terminal, no GUI like Gnome. So far it's working pretty great ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 Heavy Network Traffic causes disconnect

I'm currently running a headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. Installed is the LAMP stack, Joomla, Virtualbox, phpvirtualbox, webmin and proFTP.. It resolves the IP address so I can access it remotely (either ...
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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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Munin - apache_watch_ plugin, does not show any data in the graphs that shows activity for per vhosts

I am using Munin for monitoring my server. I installed the apache_watch_ plugin so that i could see apache related activity. The graphs for apache_accesses, apache_processes and apache_volume work ...
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Screwed libmysqlclient-dev in Ubuntu

I have messed with symlinks and libraries in /usr/lib. I modified libraries like libmysql*. someone suggested to reinstall libmysqlclient-dev package. Is libmysqlclient-dev holding Mysql libraries? ...
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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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Postfix - virtual - exclude sender from recipients

Is postfix able to rewrite the recipients, based on the sender address? There are multiple users receiving Mail by this configuration in /etc/postfix/virtual: mail@example.com user1, user2, ...
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Building OFED 3.12 Ubuntu

I am trying to build OFED 3.12 (I have tried many versions they all have unique problems) on Ubuntu 14.04 TLS. When I run sudo ./install.pl and choose option 1, I get this error: CC [M] ...
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HAProxy: Display a “BADREQ” | BADREQ's by the thousands

My HAProxy Configuration. #HA-Proxy version 1.3.22 2009/10/14 Copyright 2000-2009 Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> global maxconn 10000 spread-checks 50 user haproxy group haproxy ...
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Fatal Error: ilInitialisation::initClientIniFile called without CLIENT_ID

I am installing Ilias 4.1.4 is the lastest stable version on a Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit server with all the dependencies satisfied. http://www.ilias.de/docu/ Download ilias-4.1.4.zip and install Now just ...
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Ubuntu wired network disconnected

I am not able to establish a wired network connection between two computers on which I just installed Ubuntu 10.04. I am new to this environment. Unlike in the Windows environment, where it happens ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) DomU on Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4

I have been forced to move from a Centos Dom0 xen 3 Centos + Ubuntu Lucid DomUs To Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4 Ubuntu Lucid DomUs However although I can create new DomUs on wheezy I cannot ...
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Need help configuring Sendmail relay/Connection refused errors

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with Sendmail in a VMWare VM. In my mail.log file I have thousands of Connection Refused errors, and I'd like to get rid of them. There are multiple errors each second and ...
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HowTo: Let ufw block single IPs when default policy is ALLOW

I want to be able to block certain IPs from accessing my server. As I don't really know what services are running on what port on the machine, I decided to quick&dirty let ufw's default policy be ...
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Can I update Ubuntu with active users logged in? [closed]

I would like to run apt-get dist-upgrade, but I don't know how this will affect the currently logged in users. How can I find out: 1. will a restart be required 2. will the system be ...
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Bind9: Permission denied and file not found when loading from master file, only first time

I have installed bind9 on ubuntu server 10.04.1. And there is some strange things. Just after boot here is my log file: Feb 26 18:30:57 myserver init: apport pre-start process (793) terminated ...
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Low disk I/O causing high disk busy and CPU wait

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 server on VMware that is experiencing 99% disk busy with only 1 MB of disk I/O according to nmon. 300 KB of disk I/O causes 25% to 30% disk busy. iostat reports the same: ...
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How to block all root login attempts using denyhosts and or fail2ban?

I currently block all ssh logins using root. But I wanted to go the extra mile and block the ip address of the client who tried to login as root. I currently have denyhosts and fail2ban setup and ...
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Ubuntu resolv.conf, not going to next nameserver?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop, which comes by default with the "Network Manager" (which I am highly suspicious of). I am having an issue with resolving DNS zones on 2 different nameservers. ...
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why is mailgraph not updating?

I just installed mailgraph on a Linux Ubuntu 10.04 box monitoring Postifix. Everything seems to be working fine, but the graphs are not always updating. When I refresh the web page or close the ...
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Huge host CPU usage in idle vmware guest. Ubuntu 10.04 host, Vista SP2 guest

I'm experiencing huge host CPU usage with an idle vmware guest. Host: Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit 2.6.32-24-generic-pae. (Very new install, i.e 24 hours ago) Hardware is Dell XPS M1530 laptop, 4GB ram. ...
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Moving pulseaudio out of home

We have a bunch of Ubuntu desktops with their home directories mounted as NFS shares. If an NFS connection is dropped, even for seemingly less than a second, pulseaudio loses its mind. The results ...
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ls showing “no such file or directory”

Could someone please explain this to me? [rabdelaz@Linux_Desktop:/etc/apache2]$sudo ls /var/log/apache2/*.log ls: cannot access /var/log/apache2/*.log: No such file or directory ...
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Postfix not forwarding emails

I followed the guide here: http://library.linode.com/email/postfix/gateway-ubuntu-10.04-lucid which has similar points to the question here simple postfix configuration - forward all incoming email to ...
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How to increase max FD limit for a daemon process running under a headless user?

To increase the FD limit for a daemon process running under a headless user on a Ubuntu Linux machine we did following changes in /etc/security/limits.conf soft nofile 10000 hard nofile 10000 We ...
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TIME+ column in top command is inaccurate

I just ran the top command to observe the following process chown -r me:me allMyMusic And it's been running for about 5 minutes, however the TIME+ column in the top command has reported it as ...
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Supervisor program not found

I create a test here: vi /etc/supervisor/conf.d/test.conf It looks like this: [program:sentry-test] command= echo "hello there" I then run the command with the output: supervisorctl reread ...
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Weird stuff in in my /var/log/auth.log

I just check my logs on my deed server, I spotted some weird log in the auth.log: Jun 17 22:27:01 mutualab CRON[16249]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user user by (uid=0) Jun 17 22:27:01 ...
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iptables DROP statement causing issues

iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ssh -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -j DROP I have the ...
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ldap_add: Constraint violation (19)

I'm having issues importing users with ldapadd and ldif files. The error I'm getting is: ldap_add: Constraint violation (19) additional info: structuralObjectClass: no user modification allowed The ...
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Writing an upstart config file for Unicorn

I've had a good hunt and can't find a good example of an upstart script for Unicorn. From what I've read however I think that upstart and unicorn might step on each others toes if I just try to set ...
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Subversion repository size & backup file difference

A subversion repository size of 5.2 GB with 339 revisions. When I run the backup using Perl script the end result of file size was 28 GB. Can I know, how this could be possible. I am confused. ...
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How do I redirect the kernel console output on Ubuntu 10.04

When I reboot my Ubuntu 10.04 nodes, I'd like to be able to see the kernel boot messages when connecting to the IPMI interfaces using Serial Over LAN mode (ttyS0). What do I need to do to be able to ...
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UFW: Disable logging of blocks due to optional FIN/ACK message being received

I've recently built a server and decided to use UFW for the first time. I was investigating a possible connection issue (turns out it was their end) but I noticed that the logs are full of entries ...
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ldapadd/ldapmodify: clarifications needed about these comamnds

The ldapmodify man page states that: The default for ldapmodify is to modify existing entries Yet when I try to import an LDIF file with ldapmodify I get the below error: ldapmodify: modify ...
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How to define different stop/restart signals with upstart

I am starting to convert all of our systems to using upstart to manage our various application processes. One thing that I am constantly missing is the ability to send a different signal to the ...
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Unable to install/remove any package on ubuntu 10.04

When i tried to install curl or any other package on VPS i got the following error: root@vs3946:/var/www# apt-get install anypackage 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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Ubuntu running Apache Server (Prefork) PHP Fast-CGi High CPU Usage

I have a server running very slowly due to high CPU usage. I think this must be a configuration issue but I can't put my finger on why. The server is running Plesk and I've configured PHP to run as a ...
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gro on with ethtool - Ubuntu 10.04 Server LTS

On Ubuntu 10.04 server LTS, I can't enable generic receive offload with ethool (v. 6git) # sudo ethtool -K eth0 gro on Cannot set device GRO settings: Invalid argument If I try instead to set the ...
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Plain-text login with sendmail and SASL, Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to configure sendmail with a smarthost. I mostly followed this guide (although I understand it is written for Scalix). SMTP server uses plain-text authentication. However, when sendmail ...
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Linux PPTP VPN server using local account passwords?

Is there a way to configure the PPTP server under Ubuntu 10.04 to allow users to log in with their username/password from the local machine (the Ubuntu server, that is, not where they are connecting ...
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Diagnose SASL LOGIN authentication failure with postfix and sasldb

I am trying to configure a Postfix SMTP server on my personal machine (ubuntu server) using sasldb2. So far what I have set up works well with the test command: testsaslauthd (however it may be ...
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Errno::ENOSPC: No space left on device in Ruby on Rails

Iam hosting a Ruby on Rails Application on a Linode with 96 GB storage. All the images of my application are stored on amazon and they are fetched from amazon. Thus my linode should have a minimum of ...