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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How do I identify which website on my server is under heavy traffic?

I currently host one website on a server which many other websites use connect to via an API. When I use the terminal command 'top' I can see www-data is the main culprit for my server running slow. ...
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How to Configure a FTP Service where different user groups have different permissions for a single Directory

(using Ubuntu 12.04) I need to set up an FTP service where a specific set of users can write to the directory an another set can only read. I'm thinking that it's hard to do for a single directory, ...
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Adding a existing (raid) harddisk to esxi without data loss

My previous install was an Ubuntu-Server 12.04 installation without VMWare. There i had 1 OS disk with 750GB and 2 other disks (both 2TB) in RAID1. I decided to virtualize my server so i can add ...
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Ubuntu Server command line terminal extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a computer with the following specs: Pentium 4 1.5GB RAM 80GB HD Installation went smoothly and at first it worked well. However, after doing package ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 KVM host high load with idle ubuntu 12.04 guests

I am stuck with this one. Clean install Ubuntu 12.04 server 64bit on two physical machines. Machines are identical except one has 8GB RAM and the problem machine has 32GB RAM, both machines were ...
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Cannot view User Accounts on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

I am working on a fresh install of Linux Ubuntu 12.04 and for some reason I cannot seem to access the User Accounts. Through terminal I am able to establish ssh connection to the root account and to ...
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Configuring Bind dns with webmin

I am new to VPS. I have recently bought a new VPS and trying to set up Bind DNS server on it using webmin. My VPS provider has provided me with three IPS. Main IP: 50.*.*.10 Additional IP 1: ...
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Bulk BIND zones creation [closed]

How can I create zones for 50 domains on Ubuntu 12 VPS? I have webmin (which allows me to use BIND to create/ manage zones). I was able to figure out what gets created to add a zone successfully. But ...
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preventing squid forwarding loop with IPtables

I have a web application, and I'd like to limit file upload size. I thought I'd try using squid for this, via its directive request_body_size_max. I have my webserver running on port 8080, and I've ...
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Install Navicat for MySQL on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

How do I install Navicat on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04? I have just configured a new Ubuntu 12.04. Because I'm not so familiar with the command line, I prefer to use Ubuntu Desktop so that I can have a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPS doesn't boot with mysql in nsswitch.conf

1and1 VPS ("dynamic cloud server") does not boot any more as soon as mysql lookup is enabled in nsswitch.conf - any suggestions appreciated. Minimal setup to reproduce the problem: install Ubuntu ...
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Prioritise repositories in Ubuntu

We have a few PPA sources on some of our servers which we stick into /etc/apt/sources.list.d . Some of these repos provide same packages (in terms of names) but different versions and possibly ...
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Allow developers to deploy to server but not login (ssh) to server

This might be impossible but this is what I would like: Allow the developer to login to server via Capistrano so that he can deploy changes. e.g. cap deploy Do not allow the developer to login to ...
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Apache: apachectl restart does NOT reload envvars

Okay, so on a fresh ubuntu 12.04, I install the lamp stack via: sudo tasksel install lamp-server The next thing I want to do is change the User and Group that apache runs as and restart. Should be ...
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Changing the Virtualmin, Webmin and Usermin default ports [closed]

I am attempting to change the default ports for Virtualmin, Webmin and Usermin on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. After doing the below, I am only able to access the Usermin console. Opened port 9988 on ...
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No buffer space available and tuning with sysctl

Not really a network guy so please bear with me. I'm currently hosting a web application that sends UDP to all IP addresses in it's subnet periodically. That's 2048 IPs. My problem is it throws No ...
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Unable to login applications using LDAP alias

We have several applications and we are able to integrate LDAP successfully. In application we have given base dn as ou=People,dc=geo,dc=com and the user dn: uid=geo_pc,ou=People,dc=geo,dc=com can ...
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Is there any reason to use fail2ban with SSH password logins disabled?

I am setting up an Ubuntu server hosted by Linode. I am stepping through their security guide and they recommend installing fail2ban after disabling password based SSH logins. I don't see the point ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 strange locale behavior

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Vagrant. And I'm having hard time understanding what's wrong with locales on my system. When I login to my box via ssh $ vagrant ssh and try to run something locale ...
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Restrict users to certain applications only

We are using many applications like zabbix, phabricator, AC etc. We need to integrate LDAP in all these applications. These application support LDAP but not group based authentication. Please let us ...
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How to boot copied partition

I have just ghosted an Ubuntu (12.04) instance from a 200GB HD to a 1TB HD. The ghosted instance has two mounted storage partitions both of about 100GB each and I have the following partition table: ...
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GlusterFS Mount Keeps Disconnecting Randomly

We are using GlusterFS to provide a distributed file system on 2 web servers which use a shared media directory and cache. So i have created 2 gluster volumes (media and var) and have mounted these in ...
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Run fail2ban without banning

It is possible to run fail2ban in some kind of "simulation mode" so it does not ban but log somewhere who it would have ban? Running fail2ban on Ubuntu 12.04.
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How to run a shell script on my amazon instance when it bootsup?

I have my amazon instance, i need to add a shell script to its rc.local file so that the shell script executes when i boot my instance. how to set permission to my shell script in rc.local file? if i ...
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How to configure ubuntu server with LDAP group based authentication

By installing libnss-ldap we are able to integrate an Ubuntu server with ldap (openldap). But we are unable to configure ldap group based authentication. We need to configure in such a way that user ...
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SSH won't work after associating Elastic IP on Amazon Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit micro instance

This morning my EC2 and elastic IP were working fine. All of a sudden, all hell broke loose and my EC2 won't access through my elastic IP anymore. When I did a ssh -vvv I get debug1: Connecting ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 AMD64 vs. i386 servers on AWS EC2 [closed]

Are there any important (e.g. performance) differences between AMD64 and i386 AMIs on AWS - assuming both have EBS-backed storage? Can also assume micro instances in a US availability zone. Are the ...
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Invalid system activity (sysstat) file on Ubuntu server

I'm periodically getting this message from the daily cron on my server. (I don't get this message every day.) /etc/cron.daily/sysstat: Invalid system activity file: /var/log/sysstat//sa28 Here's ...
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Cant connect to mysql server

I'm trying to configure a freshly installed mysql server to listen on port 3306. I've removed skip_networking, I have changed bind-address=172.20.33.1 (which is my server ip) and it completely ...
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libcurl Reporting Different Version Between Commands

I previously had cURL 7.22.0 on Ubuntu 12.04 Server.. but I now need to upgrade to cURL 7.30.0. I've done the following to compile this version for Ubuntu: wget ...
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OpenVZ - Ubuntu 12.04 unable to enter

I've setup an Ubuntu 12.04 on OpenVZ, it's been created and appears to start up fine. When I try to enter the OS it just hangs. I've ran ps aux with the exec and it returns: USER PID %CPU %MEM ...
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How to Build nginx 1.4.0 and ngx_pagespeed in Ubuntu/Debian? [closed]

How to Build nginx 1.4.0 and ngx_pagespeed in Ubuntu Create a directory to download necessary packages (optional) : mkdir pagespeed && cd pagespeed Make sure that you have latest version ...
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Sane permissions for webroot using Apache-MPM-ITK

I've installed apache2-mpm-itk on a new VPS to run multiple sites on the same server with isolation following the directions here: http://www.webtatic.com/packages/httpd-itk/. I want to lock it down ...
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Organizing Chef resources and extending cookbooks: Apache2 package + Compiled PHP

I'm trying to understand how to organize my Chef kitchen and extend the functionality of Opscode community cookbooks. Disclaimer: n00b. PLANNED STACK Ubuntu 12.04.2 Apache2 (package) PHP 5.4.13 ...
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Used vgextend/lvextend to add addtional 8GB space but it is not reflected in df output

I have created an instance of ubuntu VM in VirtualBox. At the beginning I have only allocated 7GB for the storage and the VM has now run out of space. First I added another 8GB (/dev/sdb) to the VM ...
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RoundCube mail redirects to itself all https requests

All requests to https://example.com end up being redirected to RoundCube login page. I want https to work the same way as regular protocol does, and to use the same URLs. Setup: Ubuntu 12.10 with ...
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How do I change www-data home directory from /var/www to /home/www-data?

I'm setting up a private Ubuntu web server. In my company I'm used to a deployment where the home folder of www-data is in /home/www-data, but on my plain Ubuntu installation it is in /var/www. Now ...
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HP DL380 G3 and Ubuntu

I have bought a HP Proliant DL380 G3 and am attempting to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. My server's got two Ultra320 SCSI HDDs but in the Ubuntu installation process, the OS fails to recognize ...
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SSL Error 107 - Apache2 SSL config

I'm trying to configure a new web server to host a website/php application. All web traffic to this server is supposed to be through https. I've read numerous tutorials as well as the Apache docs and ...
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The system cannot log you on now because the domain is not available

I am using two virtualbox machines, one running XUbuntu 12.4 LTs and the other running a Windows XP as a testbed for implementing a Samba-based domain. The Linux machine is my PDC and the XP machine ...
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mongodb mystery crashes with sigkill under strace

I have a mongodb instance that seems to crash roughly once a day. I don't see any useful information in the mongo log file. All is well and then the process is just crashed with no additional ...
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Apt-get hangs at first repo

When I perform an apt-get upgrade or apt-get update, I notice that it can take almost a minute when connecting to a repo. For example, when doing a aot-get upgrade, it will be stuck for about a ...
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Can't get opendkim to work on Ubuntu

I just set up my first mail server on Ubuntu 12.04 LEMP server with Postfix and Dovecot using this guide, and it may have been the happiest day of my life to send an email to my Gmail account. The ...
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nginx not listening to port 80

I've just installed a Ubuntu 12.04 server and nginx 1.2.7, removed default from sites-enabled and added my own file into sites-available and symlink at sites-enabled. Then restarted nginx. Problem: ...
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Mounting /var/www for File recovery

I'm in the process of recovering my server's files in a "Rescue" mode. Its a Ubuntu 12.04 with 2x3TB in RAID1. The instructions were to SSH into the server in "Rescue" mode, mount the partitions, ...
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Ubuntu Upstart Job to Persist tcp_slot_table_entries Before NFS Mount

NOTE: I'm aware of the question Persistent changes to /proc/sys/sunrpc/tcp_slot_table_entries and while this older question is quite similar, the selected and proposed answers do not work for us, nor ...
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Setting up SSL: Recompiling Apache with mod_ssl

I've got an old machine running Ubuntu 12.04 32bit in my office to host our internal wiki and bugzilla sites. We're also testing our new php app with it and I'm trying to get SSL working with a self ...
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PostgreSQL server failed to start: request for a shared memory segment exceeded your kernel's SHMMAX parameter

I increased PostgreSQL's shared buffer (among other settings) to 4096M and now PostgreSQL fails to start, giving the error message below. Should I change the kernel's SHMMAX parameter to 4096M? The ...
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collectd stores NaN instead of correct value in ubuntu 12.04

I installed collectd using sudo apt-get install collectd on my ubuntu 12.04, but it just collect NaN values in the rrd files. for example for file named memory-used.rrd this is the values it saved. ...
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How to lockdown a Ubuntu 12.04 web server [duplicate]

All my servers have just been hacked and now I'm ready to start locking down my web servers. They are currently running Ubuntu 12.04 with nginx 1.27 php5-fpm php 5.4.14 mysql 5.5 postgresql 9.1 ...