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 server is sending emails via Gmail. How do I stop this?

I have recently taken ownership of a sever which hosts multiple websites. For some reason, when the websites send notification emails (i.e - when a contact form is submitted) the email received comes ...
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Thawte ssl 123 certificate installation on ubuntu 12, apache

I have recently purchased the ssl123 certificate from thwate. They have provided me following files 1:x.509 certificate 2:Apache Bundle 3:intermediate CA1 I am trying to install on my server but no ...
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Shell script error on filename with spaces

I have a bash script that search for every static file located under my server root and stores a gzipped version next to each file. I got it from http://wiki.linuxwall.info/doku.php/en:ressources:...
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How to automate changed config files during apt-get upgrade in Ubuntu 12

I like to use "knife cloudstack server create ..." to build a new VM. My bootstrap template starts off with an "apt-get update" and "apt-get -y upgrade". The upgrade then halts with: 10.190.113.11 ...
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How to run a command when ssh connection closes

I know that I can run additional scripts on login if I place them in /etc/ssh/sshrc is there a pendant for logout/ disconnect? running openssh
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python ubuntu and ImportError: libblpapi3_64.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

How do I set a LD_LIBRARY_PATH in ubuntu 12.04? in .bashrc LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/home/ubuntu/blpapi_cpp/Linux in /etc/environment LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/home/ubuntu/...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Grub1 won't load new kernel

For some reason I can't get grub to load the new kernel. I tried removing the old kernels with aptitude and running update-grub but it still loads the old kernel - even though I've removed it! I ...
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psql: fe_sendauth: no password supplied

I have an up and running PostgreSQL database. Now I would like to automate some operations on my database but I have a problem with the password. I am using the following bash script: #!/bin/bash ...
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apt-get purge mariadb leaving traces which stop mysql install

I'm trying to bug test a database issue with a website I'm working on. I would like to see if switching between mariadb and MySQL fixes the issue (however unlikely that is). I thought this would be a ...
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What are the side effects of a full root partition?

I have a mission critical server running that I cannot take down (or at least, I'm told I can't right now). It unfortunately filled it's root partition up. It's running a custom process that's ...
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Activesupport gem complains that it needs ruby 1.9.3 while it is already installed

I have problem installing paperclip gem in Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. Activesupport complains that it needs ruby 1.9.3 but I have it already installed. root@Ubuntu-1204-precise-32-minimal /home/.../...
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What is the effect of adding a user on a MySQL slave?

This is on a Ubuntu 12.04 server running MySQL 5.5 which is slaved to an OS X server running MySQL 5.1 Logrotate has been sending error: error running shared postrotate script for '/var/log/mysql....
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Netgear ReadyNAS 316 Share getting Nobody NoGroup Permissions on Ubuntu?

We have a Netgear ReadyNAS 316 set up to replace an older ReadyNAS Ultra 6 which died, but we're having trouble getting permissions working as they did on the Ultra 6. Basically we're using the NAS ...
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vsftpd drops connection on PASV command with AWS

This is what I see: $ telnet ec2-???-???-232-82.compute-1.amazonaws.com 21 Trying ???.???.232.82... Connected to ec2-???-???-232-82.compute-1.amazonaws.com. Escape character is '^]'. 220 (vsFTPd 2.3....
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iptables rule with destination address is not working

I've got 2 mangle rules: iptables -t mangle -A PREROUTING -d 54.228.209.255 -j MARK --set-xmark 1 iptables -t mangle -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j MARK --set-xmark 3 Now I do telnet 54.228.209....
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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 ESTABLISHED,...
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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 '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld....
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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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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: /var/www/clients/client1/web2/log/20130626-...
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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: web3:x:5006:5006::/var/www/clients/client1/web3:/bin/...
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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 ...