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bind9 fails to start

I just bought a dedicated server and it is running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I followed this guide to install Bind9 Now I get this in the terminal when I start it up: Adding system user `bind' (UID 118) ...
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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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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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Suggest methods for testing changes to “pam.d/common-*” files

How do I test the changes to the pam.d configuration files: Do I need to restart the PAM service to test the changes? Should I go through every service listed in the /etc/pam.d/ directory? I'm ...
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Securing an Apache Setup with a Fresh Ubuntu Web Server with users and permissions

I have a virtual Server with Ubunto 10.04 on. My host Mediatemple have a few guides on trying to secure the apache config, but I think they are missing some details, or at least it makes no sense to ...
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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 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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Where is php.ini-development on Ubuntu LAMP?

On my development machine I run Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS. Following the official documentation, I used the following command to install Apache, MySQL and PHP in one go: sudo tasksel install lamp-server ...
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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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Apache Server Hello in SSL Slow

I'm trying to debug a problem with SSL in Apache. I've used Wireshark to capture the packets, and I see the client hello message go out, and then about 10 seconds or so later, I get back a server ...
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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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ThinClient getting disconnected after logout (OS is Ubuntu 10.04 hosted under Ubuntu 14.04), how to fix?

We have one Host computer 14.04 (Server). Inside that we have installed multiple OS (Ubuntu 10.04) b/c. We have software that only runs on Python 2.6 which is by default on that without much fuss. ...
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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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Rundeck 2.5.1 - No matched nodes on locally executed job

I'm working with Rundeck v2.5.1 and I'm trying to configure a job which is executed locally. The job runs an inline script which runs another script. When I run the job (as admin), it seems as though ...
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Can upstart handle symbolic links to config files?

I have all of my upstart config files under version control. My ideal way to use upstart is to create soft links from my version control repository (mercurial - not that it matters) into /etc/init but ...
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updates in amazon-ec2 ubuntu 10.04 server

I keep getting this message when I logged into my server in ec2 via ssh think this is called MOTD 43 packages can be updated. 22 updates are security updates. but I have already done sudo apt-...
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how to install ubuntu 10.04 on latest hp 9th Gen server with 64 GB Ram?

How to install Ubuntu 10.04 on latest HP 9th Gen. Xeon Servers with 64 GB RAM? We are able to install Ubuntu 12.04 but below that we are not able to do? Our software (erp) runs safe and sound only ...
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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 ...
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Can connect to ubuntu server with Putty but can't via WinSCP

I have just updated from 8.04 to 10.04 after such a long time I am rather excited. But since the update I am now unable to login to my server via winscp but a connection with putty is still completely ...
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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 I'...
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how to use du to see files greater than a threshold size

I am having a few situations to which I do not see any thing in du man pages. 1) I want to see files in a sub directory which are larger than a particular size only. 2) I use du -sh > du_output.txt I ...
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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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vsftpd not responding to LIST

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop running as a web server and have just installed vsftpd and set it up to allow ascii_upload_enable and ascii_download_enable and also enabled chroot_local_user, ...
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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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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 ...
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can't connect to vsftpd from outside network

i know this has been asked many times before, but nothing seems to resolve my issue. i have vsftpd running on ubuntu 10.04. i can connect with ftp localhost on the machine. i can connect from ...
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Screenshot shows black area with dual monitors on Ubuntu [closed]

When using the built-in window screenshot function on Ubuntu (alt-printscreen) with dual monitors, a black rectangle covers about the top third of the captured window (or that area is not captured). ...
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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 log ...
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How do I open port 10000 on Amazon EC2 to access webmin?

I have managed to successfully set up on Amazon Machine Instance (AMI) runnint Ubuntu 10.0.4 on Amazon EC2. I have setup the default security group to allow SSH and HTTPS access and these seem to be ...
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Intermittent Connectivity Loss

I am running a LAMP server using ubuntu 10.04 at Linode. I realize this OS is no longer supported but I am waiting for Ubuntu 16.04 to be released before upgrading it. The server is mainly an email ...
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Setting up vsftpd, hangs on list command

I installed vsftpd and configured it. When I try to connect to the ftp server using Transmit, it manages to connect but hangs on Listing "/" Then, I get a message stating: Could not retrieve file ...
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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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Sometimes: Unable to connect to host 127.0.0.1, or the request timed out. MySQL through Sequel PRO

I have been struggling with this issue for over a year now, and it’s really giving me a headache. I often experience I am unable to connect to the MySQL server through SequelPRO. If I ssh into the ...
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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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Tasksel with E: read, still have 1070 to read but none left

I try to use tasksel to install webserver But When I run tasksel i just get E: read, still have 1070 to read but none left Run On Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS \n \l Kernel 3.18.20-nce-amd64
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Blank screen when setting console resolution on Ubuntu 10.04 Server

I've tried 3 different systems including VMWare with very same Ubuntu 10.04 (Server Edition) basic installation. Phisical computer VirtualBox VMWare On first two, I am able to easily change ...
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TeamViewer VPN Linux-to-Windows equivalent

I have a Linux Computer that I want to connect via VPN to a Windows Computer, but I need it to be easy to connect like TeamViewer is. I need it to be real simple because I'm setting this up for ...
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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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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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How to fix long delays and “Callback timed out” errors with NIS master and slave set up?

I have an NIS master and slave set up, and whenever I do something that requires synchronization between the two (such as adding a new user), there are long delays that eventually end in a "Callback ...
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Configuring Jetty to accept connections from all hosts on Ubuntu Lucid

I want Jetty to serve connections from any host on port 8080. My /etc/default/jetty file has: - NO_START=0 JETTY_HOST= JETTY_PORT=8080 The server is an EC2 small instance based on a Lucid Lynx 32 ...
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Fail2ban not banning after update to latest version

I was running fail2ban 0.8.11 which is the version installed on Ubuntu 14.04 with apt-get. I downloaded and installed the latest source, 0.93. When I start it up, I get two error messages. WARNING ...
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virt-install kept on adding --no-reboot - even though I don't want it to

I have a bit of a problem getting my guests to reboot after the OS installation using virt-install. For whatever reason, virt-install insists on inserting "--no-reboot" when you create a VM: LC_ALL=...
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add-apt-repository: command not found in Ubuntu 10.04

I installed my VPS with Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit and I even checked with cat /etc/lsb-release and I got DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=10.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=lucid DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 10.04....
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Postgresql 9.3 installation fails

I'm trying to install postgresql 9.3 in my ubuntu lucid machine. The problem is that I'm getting this error when running apt-get install postgresql-9.3 => apt-get install postgresql-9.3 Reading ...
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Exim 4.71 does not add DKIM signature to outgoing emails

I am trying to add DKIM to my domain, I have created a key, added the following to /etc/exim4/conf.d/transport/30_exim4_config_remote_smtp: dkim_domain = mydomain.com dkim_selector = mail1 ...
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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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Nginx ssl_protocols change

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and tryng to change Nginx ssl_protocols to ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2; I restarted nginx and php5-fpm. When checking the enabled protocols on www....
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Correctly changing default locale in ubuntu server 10.04 LTS?

I got a new server but unfortunately the hoster only installs me Ubuntu 8.04 in german. So the upgrade worked smoothly, but now I am trying to change the system to english. I adapted /etc/...