Ubuntu 12.04, named "Precise Pangolin" is 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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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Server - Randomly hangs with no logging

My server randomly hangs and becomes unresponsive without any logging (dmesg, syslog, kern.log, boot.log, and messages). I cannot predict when it is going to happen. Sometimes the server runs fine for ...
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ImageMagick convert to MPC command killed or silently exits

Im having peculiar problem with the "convert" command on Precise hosted on Linode. I am trying to convert a pdf to a memory persistent cache file *.mpc using the following command: $ convert -density ...
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How to set custom $_SERVER variable for PHP

I'm working on a PHP web app which ALSO has some command line tools. I need the command line tools to detect the environment so that they connect with the correct DB credentials etc. The web app does ...
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“No space left on device” when writing to NTFS on Ubuntu [migrated]

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and want to backup data to my external hard drive which is NTFS. When running cp -rp or rsync, I get no space left errors like this: `rsync: mkstemp "/media/Expansion ...
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Warning :mounting fs with errors, running e2fsck is recommended

Linux server will hang and when I restart it will take around 2 hours to come up and resume normal operations. I checked the system log files and found mounting fs with errors, running e2fsck is ...
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Is /usr being touched before /etc/fstab-specified volumes get mounted?

I have extracted /usr to a LVM volume that gets mounted by /etc/fstab on an Ubuntu 12.04 box. Basically I ran out of space on / mountpoint and LVM wasn't installed when I got the box, so /dev/sda1 is ...
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How to run OpenERP appplication from outside network? [closed]

I want to access an openERP application running in ubuntu machine in LAN. How can I access it from outside of the LAN? I am using ip of machine and its port like, 192.***.*.**:8069 but result is ...
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username is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported [migrated]

I am new to server fault Well here is the problem im experiencing I am running ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using VMware Player. I am not sure why but I have an account called "User Account" in ...
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Can not start mysql server

After some messing around with mysql files and removing a lot of them, I just installed mysql-server as follows: root@server:/var/lib/mysql# aptitude install mysql-server The following NEW packages ...
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NGINX Not showing my index.html - Stays default

server { listen 80 default_server; listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on; root /var/www/apexnetwork.org/public_html/; index index.html index.htm; # Make site accessible from ...
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Fail to do apt-get update on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise

I recieve this error all the time when I try to do apt-get update so that can not install or remove software with apt Get:102 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/universe Translation-en ...
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Apache2 logs missing in ubuntu 12.04

My Ec2 instance configured with apache2 was running fine and all of a sudden web-server stopped serving pages. I checked all the logs but it didn't help or may i am missing something here. Below are ...
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Slow sudo and ssmtp (hosts file wrong?)

I'm running an Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS and when I type sudo su it takes 30+ seconds to open the shell. Searching on internet, this problem seems related to the file /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname. ...
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Configuring quagga to report Openvpn VPN subnet

I'm trying to use quagga with RIP2 to route traffic through an openvpn server. At the moment I'm having trouble because it's reporting the VPN subnet (172.19.2.x) as just a single IP (172.19.2.1). ...
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Installation of Razor failed on Ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS, with SpamAssassin 3.3.2. I try to install Razor2 for SpamAssassin by following this tutorial. Razor version 1:2.85-4build1 is installed with the following command: ...
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How do iptables policies work?

I've added some basic rules: iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT Then, command to close all other ports with: iptables -A INPUT -j DROP ...
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terminal linux calendar specify used calendar file [migrated]

I´m playing around with linux calendar My aim is that all users can run a script which does nothing more than adding a givven argument in 10 days as cal item // called like this: reminder "Meeting ...
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“sudo apt-get remove hadoop” is not removing package

I am trying to uninstall Cloudera Hadoop from my Ubuntu System. For this I tried sudo apt-get remove hadoop command but this command is failing with following message: ...
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Using an Ubuntu VPS as a firewall/router

I have a dedicated server running ubuntu 12.04 hosting several websites and other applications which require client IP's to be visible, however the main dedicated server does not have DDoS protection, ...
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Chef Installation Error - Error executing action `run` on resource

I am trying install chef (chef-server_11.0.4-1.ubuntu.12.04) on ubuntu 12.04.5 64 bit. After the installation, when I run "chef-server-ctl reconfigure" getting following error. let me know how to ...
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Creating a Remote Desktop Session from within an EC2 server, not to it

Ok, I'm having problems answering this because I can't figure out how to word it. Most questions about "remote desktop" and "ec2" focus on remoting into an ec2 instance, which isn't necessarily what I ...
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File Location of mysql startup script on Ubuntu

When we run a command as "service mysql start" [OR] "/etc/init.d/mysql start", The mysql daemon it starts. Who is providing the job mysql to start to those commands? What is the startup script file ...
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Qcow2 images growing far beyond what they should

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and have seen this: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qemu-kvm/+bug/1025244 Our qcow2 images are growing far beyond what they should... with some of them growing to as ...
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Is there any option to allocate fixed number of php process to an application?

I have an Ubuntu server with Nginx and PHP5-FPM in which the settings are as follows: /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf pm = dynamic pm.max_children = 6 pm.start_servers = 4 pm.min_spare_servers = 2 ...
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ModSecurity on Apache 2.2 in EC2 - HTTP Status 413 messages dropped

Hi I am running Mod_Security on Ubuntu instances in EC2 behind an Elastic Loadbalancer. The app is a Ruby App. I have set SecRequestBodyLimit 293601280 When I upload files below that size, they are ...
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uwsgi + nginx + flask: upstream prematurely closed after file is downloaded

I created an endpoint on my flask which generates a spreadsheet from a database query (remote db) and then sends it as a download in the browser. Flask doesn't throw any errors. Uwsgi doesn't ...
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Domain pointing to wrong DocumentRoot?

I was following this tutorial about installing an SSL cert on a ZPanel Ubuntu Install http://blog.arnas.web.id/?p=145 (I also enabled mod_ssl, which it doesn't mention in the post) The certificate ...
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Where are smbd system links in UBUNTU 12.04?

After installing Samba on UBUNTU 12.04, I checked the system link run level directories and were not able to find smbd links. This is interesting because smbd is started automatically on reboot. Here ...
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Restricting internet access of some client systems of LAN to a few websites using gateway

How to limit internet access of most systems in my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? Also want to bypass that restrictions for some systems. All systems have static IP address ...
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mod_pagespeed refuses to flush cache

I have mod_pagespeed running on my Dreamhost Ubuntu 12.04 VPS. Every time I turn on mod_pagespeed again the old header display (top black bar with data I removed - is shown on all pages. This despite ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server copy authorized_keys to different server

I have setup key auth on a ubuntu 12.04 server. Is it possible to just copy the content of authorized_keys to another ubuntu 12.04 box that this gets all auth keys as well? This would safe time to not ...
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`hosts-restricted` without `restricted-usernames`

I have a user that is getting blocked by denyhosts on a daily basis after some initial problems and confusion with keys, passwords, account names and such, even though I keep unblocking him. When I ...
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upgrading php 5.3.6 to 5.5 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS requires removing mysql?

I'm trying to upgrade php to latest version (5.5) my current php version is 5.3.6 bundled with ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The problem is I do not want to upgrade anything else just php but although I ...
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Add a VLAN tag to specific UDP port traffic

I'm running an application in Ubuntu12.04 that I've written that does some remote switch management. I have only a single NIC connected to the network of managed switches, eth0 which is set with IPv4 ...
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Authentication Error when launching Bucardo

So I've just installed Bucardo on my system, but whenever I try to synchronize (or even run it in general) I would get the error message: DBI connect('dbname=bucardo;host=localhost;port5432', ...
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Find out what NFSD processes are actually doing?

When I view top on one of our servers there are a lot of nfsd processes consuming CPU: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 2769 root 20 0 0 0 0 R ...
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cyrus sasl 2.1.26 on ubuntu 12.04

I have to build openldap from source as the one provided in repo is a bit old. I downloaded openldap version 2.4.40. I want it to use cyrus sasl To install cyrus sasl, I did "sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I fix my locale settings on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my linode?

My Dropbox installation on my linode is failing with the error: ValueError: unknown locale: UTF-8 When I run : locale I get the output: locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such ...
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Can't create/write to file '/mnt/temp/something' (Errcode: 13)

I changed the tmp directory of the mysql configuration to a mounted disk and on service mysql restart I get following error: Can't create/write to file '/mnt/temp/something' (Errcode: 13) To my ...
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data folder owncloud ubuntu server

I had a owncloud working on my ubuntu server and the data folder was /var/owncloud/data After a major update of Ubuntu it did not work any more, so I re-installed owncloud The ...
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How to let logrotate skip non-existent and empty files

We have the following pronblem. Once in a while, our application server spits out an empty logfile or (when it's in the weekend), there is no logfile at all. We use logrotate for managing these ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - apt-get update can't find sources

Update: Running sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/partial/* temporarily allows sudo apt-get update to work. Original: I've seen answers to similar questions like this one, but the answers have been 'your ...
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simulate slow hdd in kvm

Can i simulate a slow hdd in a KVM guest? I need to test what happens with an app when it runs o a slow server (actually a server with the filesystem mounted over nfs). Related to this, I've found ...
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Malformed Line 61 (dist parse)

I run sudo apt-get update but it returns: E: Malformed line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. I opened the sources.list via vim ...
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Lockout a user trying to login through the console

Is there a way I can lockout a user logging in through console (Physical Port) after 3 unsuccessful password attempts?
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user smmsp found in repeatedly in auth.log

Running an Ubuntu server that hosts about 10 Wordpress websites Is it normal to find this in my auth log? Oct 26 08:40:01 andre CRON[4737]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user smmsp by ...
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Installed ProFTP on Ubuntu and it is running but cannot login

I just spun up a new server on Digital Ocean that I plan to use for Backup files....my client has a website on a Share Hosting server running wordpress and I cannot get them to let me migrate to a ...
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fail2ban flushing my existing IPTABLES rules

I just implemented fail2ban on a server for testing purposes. I have a BLACKLIST chain which blocks a huge set of CIDR masks that I don't want to reach my server. When fail2ban is triggered by a ...
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Fail2ban not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to implement fail2ban on a Ubuntu 12.04 x64 server. I've done the following: apt-get install fail2ban Made a copy of jail.conf in /etc/fail2ban/jail.conf.local here's an excerpt: ...
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locale-gen and locales issue

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I was trying to install vsftpd and some error appears. Trying to install other packages using apt-get also gives the same error. Here are the details: sudo apt-get install ...