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 logger won't write to remote syslog

I'm trying to use logger to send events to a remote syslog server. The syslog server is Ubuntu 12.04 running the default rsyslogd. The "client" servers are both Ubuntu 12.04 and SLES11SP1. On SLES11, ...
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ipv6 multiple addresses and firewall on remote machine

I have an ubuntu server (serverA) which has a couple of IPv6 addresses. One of these is based on it's MAC address, and is known to the network, the other one I presume ubuntu created as a 'private' ...
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pam-auth-update without the text UI

Is there a way to run pam-auth-update (or some equivalent command), non-interactively on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to automate this process for a number of machines, and the curses interface is making ...
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iptable-restore sets INPUT allow all

This is my /etc/iptables/rules.v4 *filter -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT -A INPUT ! -i lo -d 127.0.0.0/8 -j REJECT # Accepts all established inbound connections -A INPUT -m state --state ...
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Installing CFEngine on Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't stat file

I am trying to install CFEngine on Ubuntu 12.04. For simplicity's sake, I am using a virtual machine with a fresh (with updates installed) version of Ubutu Server. I installed CFEngine 3.5.1 from ...
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Ubuntu, mysql server connection

Hello everybody please ignore my noobness, My problem start from connecting to mysql on ubuntu 12.04 ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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Get Unique IP Address and # of Access

I found the following code to see which IP Addresses has the highest hits: FILE=access.log; for ip in cat $FILE |cut -d ' ' -f 1 |sort |uniq; do { COUNT=grep ^$ip $FILE |wc -l; if [[ "$COUNT" -gt ...
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Cannot ping B from A until B pings A

I have a server cluster all connected on a local network(all physical machines, not virtual). When trying to ping from Server A to B, I get a Desitination Host Unreachable. I can ping from B to A no ...
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Server A cant connect to Severs B's mysql database [closed]

I have two servers both running mysql on Ubuntu 12.04. I have an application on Server A which has to connect to Server B's database. I have opened the my.conf file on server B and make the ...
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Is My Website Under DDOS Attack? [closed]

Recently I noticed that the CPU load of my server is increasing rapidly. In any day, the CPU load does not reach 2.5. I have the following server: Intel® Xeon® E3-1270 v2 Single Processor - Quad Core ...
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iotop and iostat disagree

I'm trying to understand what's going on with my server's disks. It's running Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I'm used to using iostat to know when the disk is the bottleneck. But iostat -xd looks to me like ...
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runit - unable to open supervise/ok: file does not exist

I'm trying to figure out why runit will not boot or give me the status for the managed applications. Running on Ubuntu 12.04. I created /service, /etc/sv/myapp (with a run script, a config file, a ...
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SSL on subdomains

I am trying to configure a wildcard SSL certificate to serve on subdomains as well as on the main domain for a server. In order to get the SSL cert to work, it seems that I must define the main site's ...
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log of all mails that were sent from server

recently we send Emails via cron job.(php mail() function ) Unfortunately we didn't save the list of addresses on DB and we need to get the list Is there any log file on ubuntu 12.04 server ( or ...
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Samba username doesn't work once I join a Windows XP machine to my domain

I have set up a PDC using Samba, LDAP and Postgresql. I have successfully added all the necessari entries to my database and can also see all the necessary entreis in LDAP. I can also successfully ...
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MySQL won't start, reinstall fails on Ubuntu 12.04

My problem started yesterday night when I tried to change the my.cnf config on my ubuntu 12.04 x64 System. I simply tried to changed the bind-address parameter from 127.0.0.1 to 0.0.0.0. A simple ...
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Recommendation for PHP-FPM pm.max_children, PHP-FPM pm.start_servers and others [closed]

I have the following server: Intel® Xeon® E3-1270 v2 Single Processor - Quad Core Dedicated Server CPU Speed: 4 x 3.5 Ghz w/ 8MB Smart Cache Motherboard: SuperMicro X9SCM-F Total Cores: 4 Cores + 8 ...
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Can't upgrade MySQL Server on new Ubuntu 12.04 install

After freshly installing Ubuntu server 12.04, I did the usual apt-get update / apt-get upgrade, which failed for mysql-server-5.5: Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.31-0ubuntu0.12.04.2) ... start: Job ...
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Yesterday-access.log is pointing to a different directory

Under /var/log/ispconfig/httpd/quotednews.com/ folder, the yesterday-access.log is pointing to a wrong directory. yesterday-access.log is just a symlink to: ...
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Wrong directory in passwd file. How to edit properly?

I have the following value under /etc/passwd file: web3:x:5006:5006::/var/www/clients/client2/web3:/bin/false Now, the correct value should be: ...
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Do I need to restart my server after editing fstab and mtab?

I'm just wondering if I need to restart my server after editing fstab and mtab. I changed something in this file manually due to problem with awstats report. I am using ISPConfig 3 with the help of ...
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How to identify which website on my instance is receiving lots of traffic?

I am new to server administration and have just setup a new quad core instance which hosts around 15 websites. Over the past couple of days my server load has been averaging at around 15.00. I ...
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I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061). [closed]

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
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Why isn't my upstart service listed in service --status-all

I created a bunch of upstart jobs for my services that I'm running on an Ubuntu 12.04. I can successfully start them and stop with with: service my_service start service my_service stop but they ...
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Dovecot (with Postfix) configuration has connection refused when accessing auth-userdb

...this was a hard one to describe in a title. This description should highlight the problem. Context I was following the Workaround.org tutorial to install a postfix, dovecot (plus some additional ...
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How to Prevent email going to Spam [closed]

I have changed web hosting from hostgator to servermania. I setup my email using ISPConfig 3 control panel. Now, my email was flag as spam by gmail. When I test my email using test@allaboutspam.com, ...
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What am I getting wrong in my Apache configuration?

I'm running an AWS setup that currently consists of an ELB pointing to a single EC2 instance. The instance is running Ubuntu 12.04.2 and Apache 2.22.2. I've setup several subdomains on the server in ...
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Install JIRA on Ubuntu 12.04 with the default installer or manually?

I am researching installing JIRA, and the rest of the Atlassian Suite, onto an Ubuntu 12.04 server. It appears that not long ago everyone recommended installing JIRA manually. This was due to lots of ...
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Can't login into ubuntu 12.04 computer before login timesout

I have an ubuntu 12.04 server. My password is long and before I can fully enter the password, the login timesout. I can't get into the box to change this timeout time. Is there anything else I can do? ...
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MySQL memory leak?

I've just installed a brand new server image, and have been finding that MySQL has been consuming a lot of memory despite the fact that nobody's been querying it. I checked free -m to see if it was a ...
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How to update php 5.3.10 to 5.3.26

I am using a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04. ISPmanager is installed and PHP version is 5.3.10. How may I update PHP version to 5.3.26?
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RAID5 Bad Superblock, not booting to OS

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for about 6 months on a computer that has 3 180gb SSDs in EXT4 RAID5 configured through the motherboard's BIOS. The OS froze and computer had to be forced down. On ...
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Restarting MongoDB automatically if it crashes

I am running MongoDB on an Ubuntu server. It's using an upstart script to start mongod when the machine boots. I noticed that if the process crashes, it doesn't get restarted. How can I make sure ...
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How can I maintain ubuntu 12.04 servers without a mailserver running on them

How can I run an ubuntu 12.04 server without a mailserver running on it? This is for improved security and easy mantenance. I don't need mails processed on the system, I read the log files instead. ...
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Setting up a new job using ubuntu's crontab [duplicate]

I have little experience with setting up cron jobs. I need to configure a cron job to delete all files starting with the filename 'sess_' from the '/tmp' folder every hour. If I fire up the crontab ...
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Windows 2012 hyper-v saying degraded (integration services upgrade required) on Ubuntu 12.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 that runs under hyper-v Windows 2012 server, and since then, hyper-v manager reports that I need to upgrade my integration services under Ubuntu. But I cannot find how ...
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Error while setting up ldap replication

I'm trying to set up LDAP replication according to the directions on Ubuntu's site. I went through all the directions for setting up the provider without any trouble. But when I try to set up the ...
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problems specifying user password with puppet (+vagrant) on precise32 virtualbox

I'm using vagrant+puppet to provision a precise32 VirtualBox server to add users programatically. I've got everything working but I can't seem to set the password automatically by puppet. Here's my ...
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Is it usually safe to run “apt-get upgrade” (in terms of stability) on a production server?

I often log into my Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (with Postgres 9.2.4 running with live production data) and see something akin to: 4 packages can be updated. 4 updates are security updates. This happens ...
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Cannot seem to get Ubuntu Kickstart and preseed to cooperate with partitioning

I am trying to set up a minimal installation for some Ubuntu 12.04 workstations where I can pop in a CD-ROM, hit enter a couple times, and have it build me a ready-made system for imaging and ...
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Server Load very high despite CPU usage being low

When I run the top command I get this top - 23:20:50 up 1:25, 1 user, load average: 11.02, 11.20, 10.41 Tasks: 262 total, 3 running, 258 sleeping, 1 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 75.6%us, ...
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Ubuntu Precise server (basic install) using a lot of memory [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 12.04.2 server (all packages and distribution completely up to date) was just using 558MB of RAM when I shelled in this morning. Nothing is running on the server besides sshd and whatever ...
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Why cant I ssh into my ubuntu server? (ssh_exchange_identification error) [duplicate]

I am trying to ssh into my ubuntu server (which I have done many times before) and I get the error: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host ssh -vvv shows the following: ...
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Domain names have gone down - site still up [closed]

I host a couple of websites on the same Ubuntu server, and as of today both domain names have gone down. PuTTY and FTP still both work so it is obviously a problem with the domain name. I haven't ...
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DHCP server with multiple scopes is issuing the wrong IPs to VLANs

We're restructuring our network, and configured our router/dhcp server as follows: # public internet connection auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.10.10 netmask 255.255.0.0 ...
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Apache log general analyzer with vhosts

I'm using Apache in Ubuntu with several vhosts created, all pointing to the same access log. I'm already login the virtual host domain. I'm looking for a way to have statistics reports that shows ...
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How to host multiple websites on one server…with one public IP…with Apache [closed]

I am a new to the server world, and I need some assistance setting one up. Here is my question: How can I host multiple websites on one server...with one public IP address...with Apache, without ...
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How to make Chef-Server use Ruby 1.9 on Ubuntu?

I've installed Chef Server on Ubuntu 12.04 using the official instructions, which uses the "omnibus installer" that has embedded ruby 1.8.7. I'm trying to install knife-windows, but when I run gem ...
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ssh to Amazon EC2 Ubuntu server behind firewall

I ssh to an Amazon EC2 server and have just enabled the ufw firewall. This terminated my connection and now I can't ssh back in. I assume the firewall is preventing access. I tried rebooting but no ...
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Problems with moving Apache server home directory

I recently moved my server's web root to a new hard drive. After transferring the files, I edited the site file under /etc/apache2/sites-enabled to point to the new directory location. I made sure to ...