Ubuntu 12.04, named "Precise Pangolin" is the current Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu Linux. LTS releases receive updates for 5 years and have available paid support from Canonical. The version number comes from the year and month of release (April of 2012).

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Watchguard dimension backups

I've got a virtual machine with Watchguard dimension OS which writes a database backup every 7 days: I haven't checked for a couple of months but when I've logged on I've seen that the /var mountpoint ...
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recovering overwritten file in ubuntu

I recently just overwrote one of my sql dump file by doing the following command: mysqldump -u root -pTucson85719@ Directory > directory.sql is it possible to get back the file that is being ...
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I've compiled Nginx but I don't see service nginx and log directory is not created

This is how I compiled nginx ./configure \ --prefix=/etc/nginx \ --sbin-path=/usr/sbin/nginx \ --user=www-data \ --group=www-data \ --error-log-path=/var/log/nginx/error.log \ ...
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Configure Postfix to allow incoming mails only from one (defined) mail-id

I have set-up Postfix with Spamassassin on Ubuntu 12.04.5. Fundamental usage of Postfix is to (pipe) trigger a PHP file. Till here I've arrived successfully. Now, to avoid unneccessary load on the ...
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After few days of server running fine with nginx it start throwing 499 and 502

Nginx start throwing 499 and 502 after running fine for few days, website is a rails app using thin as the webserver. Restarting the Nginx doent not seem to help. Below the the Nginx config Nginx ...
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Set up proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP, OPENVPN, and PPTP. I want to set up a proxy on the server, so all connection that comes from vpn clients, they will use that. I created the following bash script ...
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ERROR : MySQL server has gone away while running query

I am using ubuntu 12.04 version. I am connecting properly to MariaDB from command prompt,I have a database named Dealer and have some tables in it but when i running any query, it gives an error.My ...
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High CPU usage in my digitalocean droplet [on hold]

I am experiencing high CPU usage here is the stats i got from server, the consumption after every restart in 15 minutes go upto 100%, what could go wrong? I have a wordpress copy installed on the ...
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Gitlab install Ubuntu 12.04 with Apache already installed

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I have Apache, MySQL, Gitweb and Jenkins already running on there, but wanted to try Gitlab. I downloaded the package and installed as directed at ...
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SSL on app - nginx web server

I am running an nginx web server where I redirect all http requests to https (with a self signed cert). Here is how I REDIRECT all http requests to https in the nginx config file: server { listen ...
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ubuntu 12.04 apt-get purge php5 doesn't seem to remove php5

I recently made the mistake of upgrading to php5.5 without reading more up on it. It obviously broke my install of apache2.2. I'm in the process of trying to downgrade back to php5.3 or preferable ...
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How to link www sub-domain to specific vhost DocumentRoot?

Server Environment: Ubuntu 12.04 | Apache 2.2 I have disabled the default vhost configuration using a2dissite default and deleted the default file from sites-available and sites-enabled. I have 3 ...
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Unable to locate package postgresql-server-dev-9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I am trying to install postgresql-server-dev-9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I first did sudo apt-get install postgresql and it worked. I then tried sudo apt-get install postgresql-server-dev-9.1 and i get ...
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Forward linux logs to fluentd on linux

On one VM I have this in /etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf *.* @192.168.29.1:42185 # Default rules for rsyslog. On the vm with fluentd I have this: I have this in /etc/td-agent/td-agent.conf ...
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OpenVPN connection breaks after a few seconds

For the last hours I have been trying to connect to a VPN network through openVPN. My connection settings are: IPv4 tab: Method: Automatic VPN Routes: Use this connection only for resources on its ...
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RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801 SATA Controller

I have a build server with a soft raid controller and two 250GB drives running Ubuntu 12.04: # lspci ... 00:1f.2 RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode] ...
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Ubuntu - how to check live usage of port numbers

I am trying to debug a problem with a apache server, wherein I need to find the application that uses a particular port number. I tried using netstat, but didn't help. The scenario is that I am ...
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“sudo service nginx start” fails but “sudo nginx” works - can't figure out why

I have a server that is close to new and having a problem with getting nginx to start as expected. I have configured another server basically the same way and it works there. I figure there must be ...
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Ubunutu 12.04 Packet loss

I have this Ubuntu Server (12.04.2) which sometimes (thrice a day for 5 minutes) it's unreachable through zabbix and SolarWinds Orion. I logged into to Orion server and Zabbix server and did a ping ...
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Linux console login with screwed up home permissions

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server where the /home perms have been mucked up. Now when I try and login I get: Could not chdir to home directory /home/myuser: Permission denied /bin/bash: Permission denied ...
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Is it good to bulid the web server and database server in one dedicated server? [duplicate]

I want to host my website into public and I bought dedicated server form 1&1 with 1 instance Can I built web server and database server on 1 instance or not. I having 32gb of ram and 2000gb of ...
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Opscenter 5.0: User management query

I've installed the free tarball version of opscenter and am having problems with the user management aspect of it. I have authentication enabled via: [authentication] enabled = true ...and can ...
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How do you name a docker container?

On Ubuntu 12.04.4 I installed Docker 1.1.2. I have tried various attempts at setting the image id using: sudo docker run -i -t --name=container1 ubuntu date However, my attempts seem to fail. ...
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Ubuntu apt-get install -f fails because package on server is newer then repo

Not sure exactly what to do with this. Error Below. From what I can tell, somehow I got a package on the system which is newer then it expects and because of that it borks, and the other packages ...
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Network Performance / SMB-CIFS / Guidance

I'm an IT professional working out of my home office. I'm having some performance problems (NAS file copies) which I'm trying to isolate, using iperf. My question is on iperf. Infrastructure - ...
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Synchronizing Files between Ubuntu and Windows Server

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Share and I would like to synchronize my all Folders in the shared folder to the Windows Server (Win2k8R2). So Far I have used Lucky Back up, Freesync and ...
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How to use specific apt repository

I'm trying to install imagemagick package from my own repository. Here is my step-by-step: I created apt repository using reprepro utility with conf: Origin: custom-repo.s3.amazonaws.com Label: ...
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Abnormal sendmail activity using up the server memory on my Ubuntu 12.04 server

Environment Rackspace Ubuntu 12.04 Wordpress MySql The issue I have been experiencing quite serious out-memory-issues in the last couple of days. While I resolved one possible cause the issue I ...
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Rackspace Ubuntu 12.04 apache2 causing Out of memory

After less than 2 hours uptime, my Rackspace server (1CPU 1GB RAM 40GB) memory is used up by /usr/sbin/apache2 -k start which ends up killing my wordpress site. QUESTION 1: Why is this happening ...
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determine which application is sending mail via postfix

I would like to track down which applications (other than PHP, which I can track via mail.log setting in php.ini) are connecting to and sending email via postfix. Is this possible via any log ...
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Trying to setup Multi-Homing under Ubuntu12 but can only get 1 of 2 IP to accept requests

I am having an issue on some new servers that we are creating under Ubuntu 12 in a virtual box running under VMware(VSphere I believe). This is at an ISP not my desktop. I think that we have the same ...
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Why upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS

We have been using 12.04 LTS already for a couple of years but we are considering to move to the next LTS version which is 14.04. It was released on April 2014 I so was wondering how people consider ...
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how to configure linux vm as router which communicate between two subnets

I have 3 virtual machines installed on vmplayer. Out of which I have made two of them as host of two different network. Host1 ip=192.168.1.13 gateway=192.168.1.11 and Host2 ip=192.168.2.14 and ...
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How to get back to Apache 2.2 after accidentally installing Apache 2.4?

I have carelessly installed the following package: ppa:ondrej/php5 on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. It turns out that it comes with an upgrade from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4, breaking the existing ...
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FTP, SSH and other access not reliable on home server

I am trying to understand why my connections to my server via ssh or ftp are spotty and will sometimes disconnect. The website itself that is currently running on the server has no issues whatsoever. ...
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gammu-smsd-inject dont send UTF-8 characters æøå

When issuing this command gammu-smsd-inject TEXT 123-text "abcæøå" I will receive a SMS without æøå. This has obvious something with character encoding to do, I have tried several options to the ...
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Cacti showing white screen when I click finish while installing cacti for the first time

I am installing cacti on my ubuntu server following this tutorial When I visit, mydomain/cacti, I was redirected to mydomain/cacti/install where I chose new install and after that I got redirected to ...
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Using Samba for AD and file sharing

We use a combination of Samba and WinBind to allow AD logins on an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. We also use Samba as a file server. We do not want Samba file shares to work for AD logins, but only local ...
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apache2 server-status 403 forbidden

I have tried just about everything that I can think of to get this working, but to no avail... It seems that no matter what I do, I cannot access any of the server-status or information pages for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 services using ipv6

I currently manage two servers on Linode. The first "server-a" is running 12.04, the second "server-b" is a fresh install of 14.04. A while ago I had some trouble with spf records on server-a and ...
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How to reload mod_jk

I work under Ubuntu. Each time I restart apache2, it tells me that jk_module is already loaded, so it skips it. Problem : I think I misconfigured something, so I changed it, but since it is not ...
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Linking mail groups from /etc/aliases to Mailman for archive purpose

I have configured mail server with postfix as MTA and Dovecot as MDA. Ubuntu version is 12.04. Also created mail groups in /etc/aliases. Mailing is working perfect. For archiving purposes I have now ...
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How to redirect http to https for IP and domain on Apache2

I have an Apache2 web server running on Ubuntu 12.04. The domain of the website that I am hosting works fine, and if you go to the http version instead of the https version, it automatically redirects ...
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No mod-mono.so or mod_mono.conf after Install

(I apologize in advance for "spam" I asked on "Ask Ubuntu" but no one answered in 5 days. I didn't think this would be hard as I'm sure many have installed Mono with Webmin on Ubuntu 12.04.) On ...
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Updated php5-fpm, can't use socket anymore

Earlier today, I updated packages on one of my servers. One of those packages was an update to php5-fpm, which seems to have broken my ability to utilize unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock. Disclaimer: I ...
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SecAst: Potential documentation issue, Ubutunu 12.04.4 LTS and the command: cp -v

To Generation D: I am writing you about what might just be a documentation issue which hopefully doesn't have significant repercussions. This is something I encountered immediately at the start on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Randomly Reboots

Im sorry if this starts really vague, but i have no idea where to turn. We have 4 dell R610 servers with 2 x 2.8GHZ Intel 5650 and 16GB Ram. These servers just randomly reboot themselves here is ...
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Installing linux-headers-2.6.32-042stab085.20 [closed]

I am trying to install virtualbox-4.3 on a VPS hosting which has Ubuntu 12.04 and kernel version : uname -r ==> 2.6.32-042stab085.20 When I try to install it, I get the following error: Trying ...
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Getting “The page you are looking for is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later”

I have a vps running Ubuntu+LEMP+Varnish. Everything was fine untill I updated the server software. Now I am getting "The page you are looking for is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later" ...
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Run node.js from upstart (ubuntu 12.04)

I'm trying to setup upstart script to start/stop my node.js application. Here is my upstart script: #!upstart description "node.js server" author "marduk" start on filesystem stop on runlevel ...