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ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I have MySQL installed on Ubuntu 11.10. I has been working fine for months but yesterday I started getting the following message ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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Why is there no git repository after installing etckeeper?

I installed etckeeper on my ubuntu 11.10 server, and after creating the etckeeper repository with: etckeeper init etckeeper commit "Initial version" I got the error: bzr: ERROR: No changes to ...
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oneric-security apt source is missing?

On apt-get on a 11.10 machine i'm getting: W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/oneiric-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.14 80] W: Failed to fetch ...
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mysql my.cnf ignored

The Issue I'm trying to modify a my.cnf value on my production server but the changes aren't taking effect after a sudo service mysql restart, using an exact copy of the my.cnf (downloaded and ...
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Scheduler spikes single core on SMP Ubuntu vm under ESXi

The setup is as follows. Ubuntu-11.10 VM running on an ESXi host. The VM has 3 vCPU assigned. When running dump (to backup the harddisk) it seems all the processes are assigned to the first vCPU. As ...
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Supermicro SuperServer SYS-1026TT-TF hard drive red LED blinking

On a Supermicro SuperServer SYS-1026TT-TF when I boot Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric on the last 2 drives the red LED is blinking indicating hardware RAID rebuild but hardware RAID is disabled very similar ...
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'pip install carbon' looks like it works, but pip disagrees afterward

I'm trying to use pip to install the package carbon, a package related to statistics collection. When I run pip install carbon, it looks like everything works. However, pip is unconvinced that the ...
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postgresql unable to start

postgresql log file: * Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server * The PostgreSQL server failed to start. Please check the log output: 2012-02-24 04:26:07 GMT ...
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apt-get duplicate sources.list entry for google-chrome (Ubuntu 11.10)

I am running Ubuntu 11.10. This is the only line in my /etc/apt/sources.list with the text "google" or "chrome" in it: deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main Sometimes (not always) ...
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Installing PECL package on Ubuntu — cannot find config.m4

I've got a new Ubuntu installation set up and running, it servers PHP pages on Apache, everything works normally. I'm trying to install a PHP-PEAR package called SCA_SDO, there's an issue with some ...
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Diagnosing server load/slowness

I have a machine running Ubuntu Server that experienced severe problems today, for no apparent reason. Two of the services that it's running are apache2 and ssh, and during the period the server was ...
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Unable to ping my Ubuntu AWS instance

I'm new to AWS, just setup a ubuntu ec2 and I've made a security group which allows me to ssh in and that's about all for now. What do I have to do to make it so I can also ping my instance?
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Server appears to have lost ability to read PHP files with LAMP

I have LAMP installed on a PC that is running Ubuntu 11.10. LAMP was running fine but I had to restart the PC because Unity was messing up (as it often does) and the tool bar had disappeared. When ...
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Python SVN Bindings - ImportError: No module named svn

I have recently updated my server using apt-get upgrade and then suddenly trac started showing the following error message: Warning: Can't synchronize with repository "(default)" (Unsupported version ...
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Hide visibility of Ubuntu File Server

I have a ubuntu Server 11.10. I have setup SAMBA. I'm using Mac and on the left panel of finder there is a heading called shared. All the servers and computers that are connected on the network are ...
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Virtual mailboxes with Postfixadmin + Courier IMAP - Expected mail directories not being generated

I have set-up a mail server with Postfix, and I am currently in the process of creating virtual mailboxes with the help of Postfixadmin. I am using Courier to handle IMAP authentications, and I am ...
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Why does a valid set of iptables rules slow my server to a crawl?

So I implemented some a different set of iptables rules and now if i enable them, then lighttpd simply takes forever to load php enabled pages(like wp). There is no load on the server, processor usage ...
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Can anyone tell me why my ubuntu server went down?

My Ubuntu Server version 11.10 went down in middle of the night a few days ago without any reason. Now I want to know what's the problem. Here are some part of syslog which I can't understand a ...
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403 Forbidden error

I do have Ubuntu desktop 10.04 which all my php web application folder resides at the var/www,copying all files to ubuntu desktop 11.10 var/www folder and run it at the browser with url: ...
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How do I keep mdadm from renaming my RAID array upon reboot?

So I have a system (a large instance running ubuntu-11.10 on Amazon EC2) where I've done something like mdadm --create bigdata --level 0 --raid-devices=2 /dev/xvdb /dev/xvdc I get a RAID device ...
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Wake On LAN with ubuntu causing constant reboots

I have configured WOL on my Asus E35M-pro. But I have some very weird side affects : Wake on LAN causes GRUB to have no countdown timer when activated unless I use update-grub When I shut the ...
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Connect Xp pro to samba domain controller

I was recently given the job of network and systems administrator. I was given the task of creating a server for our small office network. I went with ubuntu server 11.10 because of the cost factor. ...
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Installation error on Ubuntu 11.10

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and now, when I try to install or uninstall a software, I get this error installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% ...
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RVM permission denied on Ubuntu 11.10

I've been through all tutorials and solved problems I can find about RVM. There's something wrong with permissions. There are no rubies installed, and when I try to install one: "permission denied". I ...
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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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nginx is not compressing response by default when acting as a reverse proxy

I have nginx sitting on port 80, redirecting requests to a play framework server as described by deployment docs. I have verified that the server by default does not compress by doing the steps ...
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Pid file for mysql on Oneiric

I cannot locate pid file for mysql server on oneiric. Opened /etc/mysql/my.cnf and /etc/mysql/debian.cnf but see no settings about pid file. I need this pid file to have monit monitor mysql. Any clue? ...
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Problems Installing slapd On Ubuntu Server 11.10

I know that there's a Ubuntu-specific StackExchange website, but I thought that I'd ask here because it's a server-specific question. If I'm wrong in my logic... Well, you people are better at this ...
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How do I override apt-get removing dependent packages?

I want to replace postfix with exim4 on my Ubuntu test server to reflect the setup I have on my production server, but apt-get and aptitude (quite understandably) insist on removing several packages ...
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sudo ./starling start works well but sudo service starling start fails

sudo ./starling start works well but sudo service starling start fails $ sudo ./starling start * Starting Starling Server... [ OK ] $ sudo ./starling stop * Stop Starling ...
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Virtual host redirects to localhost in Ubuntu

I have recently configured Virtual Host in my Ubuntu 11.10. But whatever site i type, it always redirects to the localhost page. This is my "our-test-site" file: <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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NFS client mount fails behind firewall

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 system with an iptables firewall. After pinning the ports for mountd, lockd and statd, then opening them up in iptables, I am able to expose NFS shares through the firewall ...
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completely remove mysql-server from Ubuntu

I want to completely remove and re-install mysql on Ubuntu 11.10. I've tried removing it by running: apt-get remove --purge 'mysql-.*' But when I re-install it, the old databases are still there, ...
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Autofs always uses uid 0 when mounting

We have some Ubuntu clients here which shall mount kerberos protected NFS homes. The server works nicely with the existing clients, so we can assume that ldap and kerberos are ok. We managed to ...
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MySql *completely random* Unable to connect

This one is killing me. We have an ASP.NET/Mono application on a MySQL database. For months we've been plagued by a completely random but consistent occurrence of "Unable to connect to any of the ...
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Cron job failing on Ubuntu VPS

I have a newly setup Ubuntu VPS that has logcheck installed. Every hour I am getting a email with the following entries: Feb 15 19:09:01 zeus CRON[4626]: (CRON) error (grandchild #4627 failed with ...
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Postfix - How to write outgoing mail to harddrive (not internet)?

In order for my webb-app unit tests to work in my local development environment, namely where email delivery is concerned, I installed postfix. Come to find out my co-workers are now getting numerous ...
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NTP not syncing, only syncs on service restart

My ubuntu 11.10 server has been sitting there quite happily for the last 3 - 4 months, then suddenly the time started going out of sync by one hour. I'm not sure why, nothing has changed re the ...
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The server is losing connection. Is it a hardware issue or a software issue?

I have a proxy server (with Squid3) setup in an old machine. Recently, while downloading, I lose the connection. At that time, I can't even SSH into the proxy. When I press a key in the keyboard (of ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 OpenVPN config

I'm trying to setup a vpn server with an old box I have at my office. I only have a single ethernet port and saw on reddit that it was possible to use only one to create a vpn server. The problem is ...
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Puppet Ubuntu remove packages no longer required

teaching myself puppet. Using Ubuntu 11.10 Puppet 2.7.1 (straight from apt) Running some test scripts on a single node (following http://docs.puppetlabs.com/learning/manifests.html). I made a ...
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Ubuntu server error while setting up Virtual Server

On Ubuntu server 11.10 I am trying to install a virtual machine using virt-manager. I beleive that I have everything right, but when I go and run the command "virt-manager" I get the following error ...
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Lots of nfs4_reclaim_open_state: Lock reclaim failed entries in syslog

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 VM set up in VMSphere. I'm storing some data on a nfs mount. The VM has been going down frequently. I haven't been able to pin the reason why down, but I think it has to do with ...
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Virtual Box, virtual machine

How to reduce the size of a Dynamically expanding virtual machine, I have a Windows Xp host machine and a Ubuntu 11.10 guest virtual machine whose maximum size is 8GB which is getting maxed out i dont ...
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How do I completely remove all references to couchdb from Ubuntu 11.10?

I have removed and purged couchdb from Ubuntu, but if I type "couchdb" in the shell at any point, the system still tries to start it up before crashing. I checked /usr/bin, and I still have references ...
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Restrict User Access to Certain Ports

This question is purely hypothetical. Is it possible to restrict which ports certain users may use for their processes? Say users1 gets ports 8000-8999 and user2 gets ports 9000-9999. I am running ...
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Oneiric's init (upstart) taking up 99% cpu on openvz

I'm having a problem with a openvz vps which came with Ubuntu Natty (11.04) and I recently upgraded to Oneiric (11.10). After a reboot I found the init process stuck at ~99% cpu and the loadavg ...
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Wordpress admin on nginx+php5-fpm on VPS incredibly slow. Other apps/WP front end run fine

I thought this might be a StackOverflow question, but I found Nginx+php5-fpm being discussed here at What is wrong in my php-fpm configuration? so I'll post here. Other research done is multiple ...
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Can't launch Oneiric x64 instance on Eucalyptus

EDIT: after many hours, I've found out that the problem has nothing to do with Eucalyptus. It looks like the image is buggy. Very, very buggy. More details in the end. I didn't manage to fix it, and I ...
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Requiring 802.1x login before allowing access to network resources

I have a ZyXel GS2200-24 managed switch, and a free-radius server running on Ubuntu 11.10. Radius is configured and when I log into the switch the authentication goes through Radius. Now, I'm trying ...