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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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rsyslog appears to act on old configuration

I'm using a template to dynamically generate rsyslog filenames. I've made some changes from my original format, but rsyslog still appears to be using both the new template and the old after ...
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Can I get exim to reject some email addresses

I have exim set up to accept local address with a suffix of -. So if joe is a user then joe-anything is accepted. However there are some of these subaddresses I want to reject (they have become too ...
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RoundCube Unable to connect to the database

I just installed the RoundCube php mail client. I check the MySQL database and the new table was created, but through browser I'm getting the following error: DATABASE ERROR: CONNECTION FAILED! ...
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How can I install mysql 5.0 on Ubuntu 10.04?

Is there any repo that will let me install mysql 5.0.51a on Ubuntu 10.04, or do I have to install it from scratch? Sincerely Tyler
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Why can't I get Apache2 mod_dumpio working under Lucid Lynx Ubuntu?

I'm trying to capture all of the traffic to and from an Apache2 web server for troubleshooting purposes, so I did the following to try to set mod_dumpio up properly: Used a2enmod to enable ...
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How do I automate the handling of a problem (no network device found) in Ubuntu 10.04 w/ preseed?

I have a preseed file that is doing some automation for an installation of Ubuntu 10.04. At the point where the network hardware is auto-detected, however, it fails to find hardware and displays a ...
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Starting Tornado App on a domain name ( without the port number )

May I know how do I start a Tornado app on a production server ( ubuntu 10.04 ) and access it on a domain name without the port number in the domain name? Here's the background information The ...
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Spam and Virus filtering not working with amavis, Spamassasin and ClamAV using Postfix on Ubuntu

I have setup mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot. Sending is receiving mail is working perfectly. This is email server is running from last couple of years without any issue. Recently we started ...
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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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HyperV 2008 R2 shows less hdd space for Ubuntu 10.04

We are trying to install Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS on HyperV 2008 server as virtual machine. We have set 300GB as fixed hdd but while installation of OS the partition manager shows 136gb. Can you please ...
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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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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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Run nginx as a non-root user

I followed this process to installing nginx on my Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Server http://library.linode.com/web-servers/nginx/installation/ubuntu-10.04-lucid I got lost after the point of creating an init ...
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__ticket_spinlock high cpu

We are having a strange problem on our Ubuntu 10.04 KVM infrastructure, where periodically, one of two vm webservers freaks out, with persistently high load, even if we restart the applications. (the ...
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Windows Server 2012 cifs share works under Ubuntu 10.04 but not under 12.04 onwards

I want to mount a cifs share on our Ubuntu Linux machines. This worked fine until the share got migrated from a Windows Server 2008 machine to a Windows Server 2012 one by central administration. ...
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what service to restart for /var/log/auth.log to start

Here is a situation since the log files on my server had grown to several Gigabytes I took a backup of directory /var/log and then manually when to each subdirectory of /var/log and the files which ...
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KVM guests lose connectivity after networking restart

we're setting up an ubuntu server 10.04 host with kvm. The host is setup with a bond and bridged interfaces to allow the guests access to the network without natting. Our current configuration is ...
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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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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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What should mysqld.sock contain, why don't I have it?

Does anyone know why my /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock socket file would not be on my computer when I install (or reinstall) MySQL 5.1? Right now, when I try to start up a server with mysqld, I get ...
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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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Best practice for setting up RVM, Passenger/Apache with multiple Rubies and running as specific users?

My goal is to run ruby applications under different server users with potentially different versions of ruby. So i would have users that serve as the "hosting account" essentially. Document ...
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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 ...
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Configure postfix to run filter only with selected mail else all other mail pass without being filtered

I am running postfix and I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I created php script and i injected it into postfix to filter incoming mail. All run as I wish. But Now I want my postfix to run filter only with ...
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How to repair/restore ubuntu 10.04 after 'sudo chmod / 777'

See Also: Why is “chmod -R 777 /” destructive? I changed file permissions recursively on the root directory / by executing sudo chmod -R / 777, and after that my system won't ...