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crontab listing or editing results in fopen: permission denied

Recently, a job configured to run from a user's crontab stopped executing. When attempting to list or edit the crontab for the user, the result is: user@host:~$ crontab -l crontabs/user/: fopen: ...
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How can I prevent OpenVPN from clobbering local route?

I have a local network on 192.168.1.0 with netmask 255.255.255.0. When I connect to a VPN though OpenVPN (as a client), it pushes a route for 192.168.1.0 that clobbers the existing one, making my ...
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Configure APE-Server on Ubuntu10.10 webserver

I'm having problems configuring my ape-server. First, I reside behind a corporate firewall where our own DNS servers are maintained. I requested a domain name for my server and was provided ...
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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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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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Failing to connect to server via SSH - “Server refused to allocate pty”

I have a STRATO V-PowerServer running with Ubuntu 10.10 for my stuff but lately have problems connection to the server via ssh. Basically all I have is ssh-access to the server and if necessary I can ...
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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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pxe boot fails with message: no DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found

I am trying to pxe-boot a machine (client), and in the process I am trying to setup a tftp server that this machine can boot off. On the server, which runs Ubuntu 10.10, I have setup dhcp, dns, nfs, ...
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Headless Ubuntu server machine sometimes stuck at GRUB menu

I have Ubuntu 10.10 Server installed on a single-board machine in a semi-embedded environment; no keyboard or screen, just SSH access to it. So it's really frustrating when it occasionally boots up ...
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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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How to Decide if I should upgrade the Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

I am using AWS micro instance running Apache HTTP Server and Tomcat servers. I have couple of Web Apps deployed on them where I use port forwarding from 80 to 8080 using Apache. Since I work for a ...
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2 versions of nginx installed

I had nginx 0.8.54 installed on my Ubuntu 10.10 dev machine with php fastcgi all set up and working. I wanted to start doing some Rails dev so I tried to install Passenger into my existing nginx ...
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Why are cronjobs running at the wrong time?

I have cronjobs setup to be run daily on my Ubuntu server. eg. 0 4 * * * command They are running except they are running 8 hours early. When setting up the server, it was originally set to UTC ...
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Copy Amazon EC2 image to a local Ubuntu machine?

Is it possible to download a Amazon EC2 image and have it run on a local (Ubuntu powered) Eucalyptus? If that's possible how? I will eventually build a local could based on Ubuntu 10.10 but until ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Getting Xvfb to start upon booting system in Ubuntu Maverick

I'm trying to get Xvfb to run when the system starts up on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick), but it's not working. In /etc/rc.local, I have the following: /root/start_xvfb.sh >> ...
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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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Ubuntu 10.10 / Debian preseed keyboard origin seed

Using a preseed file for Ubuntu 10.10 alternate, I am unable to skip pass the "Origin of keyboard" question. Any ideas why? My preseed file is as below Reference link here #### Contents of the ...
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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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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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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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Amazon EC2 Ubuntu problems with apt-get?

I am running ubuntu 10.10 64bit using the stock ami on a micro ec2, when i try to install apache i get sudo: apt-get: command not found is the apt package not installed on the EC2 AMIs? if so how ...
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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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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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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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Linux e1000e (Intel networking driver) problems galore, where do I start?

I'm currently having a major problem with e1000e (not working at all) in Ubuntu Maverick (1.0.2-k4), after resume I'm getting a lot of stuff in dmesg: [ 9085.820197] e1000e 0000:02:00.0: PCI INT A ...
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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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How to set static private address for node running under VMWare?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 in VMWare Player under Windows 7. Each time I reboot the node, it gets a different private IP address (I can see this with ifconfig). I would like my VMWare node to keep ...
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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 do I install kernel headers for VMWare to match my running kernel (version 2.6.35-22-generic)

I am trying to install VMWare Server 1.0.6 , and have also tried VMWare server 2.0.2 BOTH 64 bit, on ubuntu 10.10 64 bit. But i i keep getting this error: What is the location of the directory of C ...
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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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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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Linux e1000e (Intel networking driver) problem with resume and pcie=off

This question is a continuation of this one. I've been having a ton of problems with my Ethernet chipset and e1000e driver: 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82573L Gigabit Ethernet ...
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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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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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Ubuntu-server: gitosis user naming convention

If you install gitosis on ubuntu-server 10.10 via apt-get: sudo apt-get install gitosis The post-install script will create a new gitosisuser. This user will be used to allow people to connect with ...
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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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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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UEC 10.10 Node Controller installation problem; no access to internet

I am trying to setup a new UEC Cloud network using Ubuntu UEC 10.10, but I am having some difficulties with the Node Controller setup ! I am working (for the moment) on a small setup, using two ...
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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) ...