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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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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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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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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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2answers
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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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178 views

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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1answer
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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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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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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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174 views

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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1answer
305 views

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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1answer
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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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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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1answer
241 views

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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2answers
587 views

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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1answer
870 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
190 views

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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1answer
186 views

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 ...
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PostgreSQL didn't install on Ubuntu 11.04

On a new copy of Ubuntu 11.04 server I am trying to install PostgreSQL server by apt-get install postgresql. But in the end of installation log I saw: Error: could not create default cluster. Please ...
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1answer
381 views

How can I ensure a script gets executed after a service is stopped but before another service is stopped?

I should run a specific script whenever a server is shutting down, ensuring that some services are always stopped, while some other, but required services are still up. In practice: I should run a ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Server Crashing - failed command: READ FPDMA QUEUED

I have a new Ubuntu Server (11.04) that keeps crashing, especially during heavy disk I/O (like making a backup). It's drives are configures as a RAID 10 with 4 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard ...
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PTY allocation request failed on channel 0

I recently ran into the following problem when trying to ssh into my Ubuntu 11.04 server: ssh greg@site.com PTY allocation request failed on channel 0 I don't know for sure, but I ...
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Need to install sun-java5-jdk on ubuntu 11.04

I've found debian package on http://packages.ubuntu.com/hardy/devel/sun-java5-jdk It depends on sun-java5-jre. So I'm going to http://packages.ubuntu.com/hardy/sun-java5-jre to install it first. But ...
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Don't run apache2on startup

I install apache2 from reps. But I need not to use it every day, only if I works on some application. How can I stop auto running of it and run it manually if I need? My OS is Ubuntu 11.04
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Unable SSH into Ubuntu Server

I have just completed a clean install of Ubuntu Server 11.04 x86. During installation, I selected OpenSSH, LAMP, and Tomcat as installation packages. On every previous installation of Ubuntu I have ...
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nginx won't start at boot

I have just installed Ubuntu Server 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) 64 bit. Then installed nginx via: sudo apt-get install nginx I configured it properly and ran it with: sudo service nginx start At this ...
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How to install VMware tools for Ubuntu 11.04 hosted on VMware ESXi?

I'm running Vmware ESX 4.1 and I have a development VM that I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04. Then I tried to re-install VMware Tools and some of the modules gave me an error and would ...
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Ubuntu raid - replacing drive?

I've set up software RAID1 with the latest Ubuntu version - 11.04 using two 250GB harddrives which initially worked great. Tried to unplug both and computer still started with degraded raid status - ...
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Eucalyptus/ubuntu-server-11.04 - instance is running but can't access it

I've installed Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud on a server and I'm able to bring up an instance from a image and the instance shows that is running. I see the IPs allocated to that instance but for some ...
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Installing php4 on ubuntu 11.04

I need to install php4 to run a specific module that is no longer compatible with php5. I'm running ubuntu server 11.04 64bit. And as I expected the php4 packages are no longer available. Does anyone ...
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What is the preferred method to restart networking in Ubuntu and Debian

When I restart the network using: /etc/init.d/networking restart I get this warning: Running /etc/init.d/networking restart is deprecated because it may not enable again some interfaces So ...