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Installing xattr PECL extension in Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install extension xattr in my Ubuntu 12.10 . sudo pecl install xattr But I am getting the error as : checking for xattr files in default path... not found configure: error: Please ...
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Initramfs failure, Ubuntu 10.10 32bit during boot [closed]

I am getting initramfs error. I found Ubuntu server won't boot, stops at initramfs link on ServerFault. But the solution didn't worked for me. Please suggest the solution. Any help would be ...
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How can I virtualize a running server but exclude directories so the resulting image is smaller than the drive

Following situation: There is a Ubuntu 10.10 Server running with many custom configurations and programs (can't set it up from scratch). One of these programs stores a lot of data (> 1TB) in ...
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How do I skip the installation of grub in my VPS?

I am upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10 and it asks me to install grub, I do not want to do so as I am in a VPS, how can I skip installation of grub ? If I close the session, then it shows ...
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Crazy VM clock drift

This is taken from an Ubuntu 10.10 VM running on ESX5: Nov 3 21:58:50 server1 ntpd[21169]: adjusting local clock by 31.187370s Nov 3 22:02:36 server1 ntpd[21169]: adjusting local clock by ...
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Last command - very strange output

When trying to execute "last" command I am getting my last logins mixed with the content from files that exists on that server. for instance: <tbody tr>=0A </ <tr>=0A ...
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Can not get init.d script to load

I have this init.d script #!/bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: jboss # Required-Start: $local_fs $remote_fs $network $syslog # Required-Stop: $local_fs $remote_fs $network ...
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Going from Vagrant in development to chef-solo in production, and getting a “FATAL: NoMethodError: undefined method `delete' for #<Chef::Role” error

So I have a set of cookbooks/roles that are configured to work with vagrant. I am now in the process of deploying an application, and I want to run these identical cookbooks using chef-solo on my ...
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How to upgrade APC to latest in Ubuntu?

I am running 10.10 version. I install APC as sudo apt-get install php-apc It gets APC (3.1.3p1) installed. The latest one is 3.1.10 right now. How can I update to latest one? Thanks.
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Unrar-free doesn't work

So this is the error i'm getting ubuntu@ip-my-ip:~/mt2$ unrar-free -x -p smon.rar Password: unrar 0.0.1 Copyright (C) 2004 Ben Asselstine, Jeroen Dekkers Extracting from ...
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Rails showing files list and not running app

I followed this tutorial: http://railsapps.github.com/tutorial-rails-mongoid-devise.html Running nginx via proxy on port 8000. You can see it here. Why is it listing the files in the /public dir? ...
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installing a script as startup service in ubuntu

I have a script openerp-server.py in ~/openerp/stable6/server/bin/.I want it to be run at startup.(As a service or not - I don't know the difference) These are the steps I followed 1 Created a ...
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Postfix connects to wrong relay?

I am trying to set up postfix on my ubuntu server in order to send emails via my isp's smtp server. I seem to have missed something because the mail.log tells me: Jan 19 11:23:11 mediaserver ...
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MySQL on ubuntu respawning every 30s

Since I don't know if it's apropriate to ask a question in another one, I opened a new one- I probably have the same problem as here: mysql server restarts every 30 seconds BUT: My MaSQL is not ...
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Connection refused. Why can't I send email from one server but I can from another?

I'm trying to send email from PHP using mail(). I have complete access to both servers. No unusual iptables rules on either (nothing blocking a default install of sendmail) I installed sendmail on ...
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How do I install the earthdistance (and requirement cube) modules for Postgresql?

I need to install earthdistance, an extension for Postgresql. The page for it says: The earthdistance module provides two different approaches to calculating great circle distances on the surface ...
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Converting Amazon EC2 ext4 EBS volume into XFS filesystem

I need to convert my Amazon EC2 ext4 filesystem into a XFS one so I could take consistent snapshots and send them to S3. I'm using custom small image of ubuntu server 10.10 with i686 architecture in ...
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Package upgrade on Ubuntu raid server and grub setup issue

I have remote Ubuntu 10.10 server running on raid system. I did package upgrade yesterday night for security reasons. During the upgrade, grub installation screen appeared and asked me which partition ...
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Firewall Issue on Mysql running on Ubuntu 10:10 server

Hi I have a Mysql db running on a ubunutu 10 server (hosted on Rackspace). I'm trying to connect to this from a windows server that hosts my ASP.net website. I've set up a Mysql User for the IP of ...
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Having some trouble installing node package manager

I installed node.js with these commands: $ sudo git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/joyent/node.git $ cd node $ export JOBS=2 $ sudo mkdir ~/local $ sudo ./configure --prefix=$HOME/local/node $ ...
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How to fetch new IP address under Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation?

I have VMware Workstation 7 and Ubuntu Server 10.10 installed on it. When I copied my virtual hard drive to another PC it took same IP address. Is it possible to somehow receive another IP address ...
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SSH client hangs after entering password - Ubuntu 10.10

I'm having an issue connecting to servers via ssh at work over wireless (haven't tried over ethernet). Whenever I try to connect to any server with ssh within our network, I receive a password prompt, ...
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Copying file from remote server to my ubuntu desktop

I have confused how to do that. someone tell me to use scp but it still unclear for me. I just can control the server using ssh. I did like: qa-desktop2@qa-desktop2:~$ scp ...
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PostgreSQL Alternate Database Location

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and have a separate partition for my root directory. The partition wasn't set up with large databases in mind, so I would like to put my 2+GB PostgreSQL database on the /home ...
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UDP Multicast not working without promisc. Already tried rp_filter=0

I'm having issues with multicast traffic in Ubuntu Maverick. It only appears to work when the card is in promisc mode (i.e. if I set it manually, or use a tool such as tcpdump). Adding multicast ...
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Fileserver no writeaccess with ubuntu but windows [closed]

i have no write writing permission on the fileserver, the user has all priviliges. Its working fine with windows! There i can write, but on my ubuntu 10.10 only reading. i've mounted the drive with ...
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Production server setup problems

I'm trying to setup rails 3.0.10 on a Ubuntu VPS server. I'm using postgres 9.0.4, Apache and passenger. When I run my server I get this error: PGError could not connect to server: No such file or ...
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mysql server restarts every 30 seconds

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 and mysql server keeps restarting, every 30 seconds or so. If I tail /var/log/syslog I get the following: Jul 26 11:41:57 ubuntu init: mysql post-start process (7981) ...
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Apache2 - Limit download speed

I am trying to find a way to limit the download speed from my server. I found the module mod_bandwidth but there is no howto on apache2.2, only for 1.3.x. How can I limit the download speed. I have ...
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add email account to postfix for user not existent on machine

Postfix seems that uses the system users to define email accounts, i'm wondering if there is an alternate method to create accounts? i want to add email users that do not belong to the system and ...
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network bridge+nat on ubuntu maverick

I've got three ubuntu maverick machines and an access point. I want to be able to set up the following scenario: The setup is as follows: 192.168.0.1 is an access point 192.168.0.2 is a wireless ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 vs Ubuntu 10.10 for 256 ram server

What is better for small vps? What will be the problems, if go with old version? That would be a LAMP server.
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ntfsclone reports “Can't read sector at 470585344, lost data”. How can I determine what file that is?

I used ntfsclone from ubuntu to copy a bad windows hard drive to a new one using: sudo ntfsclone --rescue -f --overwrite /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1 which produces the following: WARNING: Can't read ...
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where is git-daemon?

according to man git-daemon, this comes with the git package, althought i've look in /etc/init.d and /usr/bin/git* and i can't find where this is $ git --version git version 1.7.1 $ whereis ...
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multiple virtual hosts on EC2 ubuntu - cannot access second host, always accesses default

I have been searching and reconfiguring for 6 days now and have lost several clumps of hair. PROBLEM: I want 2+ virtual hosts on my ubuntu server (1 ip) BUT - Only the first "alphabetically" listed ...
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Why do these 3 rules cause problems for me in iptables? (COMMIT line error)

I am trying to export my rules from one server to another, but for some reason they fail on one. One server is Xen and the other OpenVZ (this one is the one causing trouble). They are both running ...
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openvpn: network and ports

I've managed to setup openvpn in a test server, configuring the PKI and distributing certificates to test client machines. I can ssh from the client machines to the openvpn server using the IP of the ...
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Very very slow NFS performance

I'm having a quite strange issue. I'm mounting a NFS share from a SAN (ubuntu) to another machine (centos) Mounting the share works just fine; but when I try some tests like : dd if=/dev/zero ...
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416 Requested Range error in a Social Engine install

I am unfortunately saddled with a software package called Social Engine. Don't ever, ever buy it. It is extremely buggy and the tech support is beyond awful. Anyway, I asked (paid even) them to do ...
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Root mount error while upgrading from ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04

I had an electricity cut while I was upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04, now when booting the system I get the following message: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
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Add htaccess for phpMyAdmin installed in /usr/share/?

Installed phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 10.10, running apache2. phpMyAdmin resides in /usr/share/, and is accessible because there is alias in apache2. I'd like to add an .htaccess file for it, but I am ...
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Files missing after Ubuntu 10.10 server reboot

I am running a 10.10 server running samba. I shut down the server to install a hard drive for backups. After I rebooted, I remounted the drives and restarted the shares. Now about 10 very important ...
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ubuntu 10 add path variable for all users all the time

Where can I add to my path that it will be available for all users, all shells, all the time. In this case I want /opt/grails/bin to always be available even when being run as tomcat user from ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 2.6.35-28 - possible memory leak - slabs slowly eating memory

I have Ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 2.6.35-28 installed on two mirror machines. Kernel processes are slowly consuming whole available memory over time. Tooks around 10 days to eat up 4GB which leads to obvious ...
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strongSwan ipsec setup, couple of questions

i am trying to setup a IPsec bridge between my home network and my office network. I want to use StrongSwan to encrypt the traffic as IPsec i am trying to follow this guide A brief description of ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 split VPN

When I'm logged onto my corporate VPN, all of my traffic seems to go through it. I have gone into the routes setting an selected "Use this connection only for resources on its network." When do I ...
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I need folder permissions set to drwxrwxrwt instead of drwsrwsrwx

I just need permissions set to drwxrwxrwt instead of the current drwsrwsrwx . When I transfer files from filezilla to my Ubuntu server in the www folder, it doesn't give them the 755 permission. How ...
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Lost connection to and detection of wireless networks

My Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop Lenovo T400 lost its wireless connection, and couldn't detect the available wireless networks, while being in the middle of working. This happended before and my solution ...
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Why does apt-get install also upgrade unrelated packages?

I entered apt-get install sysstat, and not only was sysstat installed, but it also upgraded my version of Hbase. Am I missing something basic here, shouldn't apt-get install only install or upgrade ...
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PHP not working on Ubuntu 10.10

I just recently installed an Ubuntu Server 10.10 but php doesn't seem to work. I created a file to show phpinfo() to make sure php works but it doesn't show anything. I looked for php.ini and I found ...