Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

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NFS server service won't stop, client mount timeout?

Client machines were able to connect to our NFS server earlier this afternoon, and everything was running fine. The setup has been working fine for several years. No configuration changes were made on ...
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CouchDB Error log msg

I recently upgraded my server to CouchDB 1.5 and I'm continually seeing this error message in the logs. CouchDB appears to be behaving properly accept for this error. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:07:35 GMT] ...
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Send mail is not sending mails from Ubuntu 11

We are facing an issue with send mail. Earlier mails were going through our system but we have found that send-mail is taking maximum system usage. After going through the log file we have found ...
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Index.php downloads instead of opening

Ok, so I have a server at work that I am setting up sites on. It has a Wordpress site in the root, a phpBB forum in a child directory, and a support site in another directory. I'm able to access both ...
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Upgrading an old Ubuntu Server 11.04 deployment

I've been tasked to upgrade an Ubuntu Server 11.04 box to one of the later versions due to support for the Natty end of life being reached last year. I've no idea how they got by for almost 12 months ...
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Apache2 reload and System Crash

Reloading Apache2 caused Ubuntu 11.04 to Hang/Crash. Load average was 32 CPU Cores:8 Model: Intel xeon E5620 RAM:16 GB Kernel :2.6.38-13-generic Apr 6 09:05:11 406852 kernel: [3715446.033031] ...
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nginx rewrite only specific servername to https

It's about two subdomains. The first one (www) should be accessed via http. The second one (cloud) should be accessed via https. These are the relevant parts of my entries: server { listen ...
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ubuntu server becomes unresponsive via web, ftp, ssh and more

I have a ubuntu server hosted and a couple of times it becomes unresponsive to everything, until a hard reboot is done.. i have pulled the logs but i need a little bit of help working out what they ...
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fail to upgrade from mysql5.1 to mysql5.5 (Ubuntu 11.04)

I follow instruction in that blog upgrade from mysql5.1 to mysql5.5: http://ronaldbradford.com/blog/upgrading-to-mysql-5-5-on-ubuntu-10-04-lts-2013-01-22/ Step 1. Remove existing MySQL 5.1 retaining ...
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libXpm.(a|so) not found error when installing PHP on Ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to compile PHP 5.3.21 on Ubuntu 11.04. I keep getting the following error: configure: error: libXpm.(a|so) not found. I searched for the location for libXpm.a and libXpm.so and both of ...
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Ubuntu iptables drops ACCEPT:ed packets

I have a Ubuntu server where my SIP proxy server is currently running. I've configured iptables on my proxy server according to following statements: *filter # Allows all loopback traffic and drop ...
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How to set memory limit on OS level to overcome problems with “Burstable memory service”?

I have VPS. It has Burstable memory service. My guaranteed memory limit is 1GB. I want linux not to take more that 1GB to programs on OS level. How to do it? It is ubuntu server.
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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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Which repo and version of Percona for Natty?

I'm wanting to drop in Percona instead of MySQL (5.1) on my Natty ubuntu server. I've added the keys and the repos. I've added a natty repo, even though it's not supposed to exist and it seems to be ...
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Permission denied when starting Unicorn on Ubuntu

I'm not familiar with Ubuntu and some problem with server settings for my Rails app. I've created deployer user in admin group (%admin ALL=(ALL) ALL). It was all ok, but when I'm trying to start ...
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How to remove/backup script from /etc/init.d/?

I've been working with linux for a while but in a rather simple manner. I understand that scripts in init.d are executed when the os starts but how exactly does it works? What if I want to keep a ...
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How does the operating system know which parameter to pass to /etc/init.d/ ?

I've been working with linux for a while but in a rather simple manner. I understand that scripts in init.d are executed when the os starts but how exactly does it works? How does the os know which ...
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Can it be because of any Kernel Bugs?specifically spin lock

We are running ubuntu 11.04 with 2.6.38-13-generic kernel on Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz with 48 GB RAM dedicated server with Hardware RAID. top command output is showing many kernel ...
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Best ubuntu server to use [closed]

I'm installing ubuntu on my server instance, and I have the following distributions to choose from: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid) Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Which of ...
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troubles with dns configuration

My server's ip is 192.168.1.1 I was trying to configure dns with bind9. But: When I use nslookup 192.168.1.1 I've got as a result server: 192.168.1.1 address: 192.168.1.1#53 **server can't find ...
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Keep alive and Max_client issue in Apache

I have installed Apache/2.2.17 on ubuntu 11.4(64bit) ,with 48 GB of RAM, and set KeepAlive ON MaxKeepAliveRequests 100 keepalivetimeout to 6 (since lot of dynamic images) StartServers 100 ...
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Ubuntu 11.04: FW400 drive won't remount on reboot

Ok, still a *nix n00b, and the answer is likely staring me in the face. Please be patient. Problem FW400 external drive will not mount on system reboot. FW cable needs to be disconnected and ...
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How should one configure nginx and Ubuntu 11.04 to handle a Rails app with lots of traffic?

My setup: one EC2 m1.large instance (4ECUs, 2 cores, 7.5GM RAM) Rails Ubuntu 11.04 Natty nginx (v1.05) and Passenger (v3.011) MySQL 5.1.57 running on an Amazon RDS instance I expect my site to get ...
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EC2 out of space on root disk, moving it to ephemeral

I am spawning a few test servers on ec2 that happen to be m1.larges. I am using these test servers for load balancin testing. Anyways, most of the servers I have used before have been backed by EBS, ...
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Ubuntu server keeps running out of memory

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 11.04 server, every week or so I have to reboot it as (I think) it's run out of memory. It has 256MB of RAM available and I've tried configuring Apache to run less ...
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send/receive email

I'm in the process of deploying (on Ubuntu) an application that needs to send email. I was planning to install and configure Postfix, but having looked at the instructions, there seems to be a ...
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Udev rule doesn't create symlink

I have created a script which is supposed to run automatically when a specific USB-device is connected. I've based my udev rule on the this post: Linux (Ubuntu) run script upon USB mount My udev ...
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cannot connect to ftp server from lan?

i am trying to make my ftp server accessible (for download only) by other computers on my LAN using anonymous user and without password, when i connect to it from the same pc using filezilla it works ...
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Cant' save /etc/sudoers (Ubuntu)

Question is; I just setup AWS EC2 micro instance = Ubuntu 11.04 32bit - (ami-e9d81980) All is running well. Added new user successfully and now want to give root access to new-user. So I did; $ sudo ...
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apache2 is not running but it listens at port 80

I made an image of one of my private Amazon EC2 image that runs one website, then started installing redmine. After all the installation is done, it is about to restart Apache I encountered the ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 server crash report

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 server addition for my application. During some testing my server has just crashed. After that I am restart the server. My problem is how can i find the reason of crashing? I ...
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How to apply group policy and regedit policy in Ubuntu 11.10?

I have a Windows server and all the clients are linux based(Ubuntu 11.10),I want to set up group/domain policy on my network. Please suggest anything other than likewise-open policy. Or how to apply ...
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Compiling nginx with nginx-gridfs, getting mongo-c-driver errors during make

I'm attempting to compile nginx (version 1.0.11) with gridfs support (nginx-gridfs version 0.8) on Ubuntu 11.10 (gcc version 4.6) using the nginx module here: https://github.com/mdirolf/nginx-gridfs ...
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Measuring MySQL Replication Delay

How to measure MySQL replication delay between 2 MySQL servers ( 1 Master 1 Slave ) ? Given that two Xeon E5620 grade 1U servers are separate machine in same network segment, using MySQL Community ...
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VPS Memory Exchausted Even With Light Settings

Linux noob here. I have a 256MB VPS on Ubuntu 11.04 server and when I run "free -m" the result shows all memory being used (including the second line re: buffers/cache). I found this very strange, ...
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SSH Public Key Integrity

My understanding (albeit limited) of asymmetric public key cryptography is that the public key is designed to be shared with one and all, while the private key is kept private. Suppose I store my ...
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HTTPS Lookup of SSL Cert Slow

We setup a new Rackspace to shift capacity from our an existing server we have that is overtaxed. During this process we setup a new SSL cert using the command line instead of WHM / cPanel tools that ...
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Ubuntu-VirtualBox-LikeWiseOpen network disaster

I've a virtual machine on VirtualBox 4.1.4 with Ubuntu 11.04. It was working perfectly, but after a reboot something really wrong happened: I wasn't able to connect to the internal network (same for ...
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Why can't the storage_share access my samba share? (ubuntu server 11.04)

The title says it all. I can't understand why the user can't access the share. My other user can but he's the owner and all. I'll post the samba logs and configurations here below. smb.conf shares ...
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Followed the instructions to enable htaccess on ubuntu 11 to no avail

So I've followed these instructions to setup htaccess on my ubuntu 11 https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EnablingUseOfApacheHtaccessFiles and yet I'm not able to get a directory with an .htaccess ...
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apt-get update getting 400 URI Failure message

I have setup my ubuntu vps recently, but suddenly I keep getting this error message when I try to do apt-get update E: Method gave invalid 400 URI Failure message I have try to comment out 2 by ...
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Ubuntu preseed install fails: VFS: Cannot open root device “(null)” or unknown-block

I'm attempting to do an Ubuntu 11.10 server install using a preseed file for the first time. I created my preseed file by starting with the example file and just uncommenting/choosing what seemed ...
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What's the difference between apt-get dist-upgrade and do-release-upgrade?

Will apt-get dist-upgrade do the exact same thing as running do-release-upgrade? I'm currently running Ubuntu Server 11.04.
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Should I use ubuntu 11.04 or 11.10 on ec2 for a rails front-end server?

I have been digging around for an answer to this question and have come up with a handful of benchmarks and a whole lot of promotional material but it's not clear to me what to choose. If I am ...
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ufw deny a network

Our webapp is being hammered by some people in a university in china. They've written a bot that is hitting our signup/signin end points. We've deleted the accounts but we'd really like to cool off ...
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Traffic shaping for gateway to stop leechers

I am new to traffic shaping, but I need a quick simple shaping. I have a free internet service on my place using wifi. All www traffic has been routed to transparent proxy. We have a 10mbps ...
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ubuntu 11.04 server no gui jungledisc server

i am attempting to setup jungle disc server on ubuntu linux on the rackspace cloud server setup. this box has ubuntu linux 11.04 OS, nginx webserver, mysql db, and php. I ran through this setup to ...
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Getting an error while installing supervisord on ubuntu 11.04. Any way to fix this?

# aptitude install supervisor The following NEW packages will be installed: python-medusa{a} python-meld3{a} supervisor 0 packages upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need ...
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Su fails despite entering in the correct password

I just recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my desktop, and I only entered in one password during the install process. This password works to log into the machine, run updates etc. When I open up the ...
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Compiling FreeTDS 0.91 on Ubuntu 11.04 x64

I'm working on a Python project that uses DSN-less connections with SQLAlchemy / pyodbc / unixODBC / FreeTDS to fetch data from a SQL Server database. Now I would like to set client charset directly ...