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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“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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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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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 ...
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How to prevent a service from starting until a volume is mounted?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04, how can I prevent an upstart service from starting until a couple of network volumes (GlusterFS) get successfully mounted?
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Would it be advised to use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS over 12.04 LTS?

I'm unsure how to ask this question, but I'm switching hosting companies and got to migrate everything. I'll probably set up everything up manually, no copy paste work, except the regular files. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cloud-init doesn't support “write_files”, what to do?

I'm using cloud-init to setup Ubuntu VMs on EC2. I've recently had need to support deployment using Ubuntu 12.04 (old LTS) images, but the old cloud-init 0.6.3 that is in Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't support ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 + Apache 2.4 + Php 5.5 : WebDav Possible

I had ubuntu 12.04 LTS + Apache 2.4 + PHP 5.4 installed via ondrej packages. I upgraded to PHP 5.5, and it seems now impossible to launch webdav extension for apache. The apache mod webdav can't be ...
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pam_exec not working? cannot allocate 2 bytes?

I am trying to run a script during the login process using PAM and libpam_exec; I have added this line to the desired file under /etc/pam.d/: auth required pam_exec.so debug log=/var/log/debug ...
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Is it necessary to open all used ports when using one Node.JS application to route from port 80 to apps on different ones?

I'm working with an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64 Bit server there I have used the following commands to send all http request on port 80 to port 8080 Commands: cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward #returns 1 ...
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Client SSL fails with GlusterFS 3.5

I'm running GlusterFS 3.5 from the official Ubuntu packages on Ubuntu 12.04 and when I enable client.ssl, mounting starts to fail. The error I'm getting is: [2014-06-13 10:33:52.690770] E ...
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GlusterFS is failing to mount on boot

I'm running the official GlusterFS 3.5 packages on an Ubuntu 12.04 box that is acting as both, client and server, and everything seems to be working fine, except mounting the GlusterFS volumes at boot ...
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Aggregate two pptp connection ubuntu

I used pptp client to create two pptp VPN connection ppp0 and ppp1. I would like to aggregate these two connections (in round-robin style). I tried bonding , but it seems that it only work for two ...
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MaxStartups and MaxSessions configurations parameter for ssh connections?

I am copying the files from machineB and machineC into machineA as I am running my below shell script on machineA. If the files is not there in machineB then it should be there in machineC for sure ...
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Can't figure out how to get started with powerdns-recursor lua scripting

I have a server (Ubuntu 12.04) where I run powerdns-recursor. I'm trying to add some logic to certain requests and have got my target set on lua scripting for powerdns. I don't seem to be able to ...
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Set iDRAC IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 without Reboot?

We have a Dell PowerEdge R720XD server and want to setup iDRAC, but this is a production server so we need to do it without a reboot if possible. We just need to set the IP address on the iDRAC but ...
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IPV6 not acquired from ipv6 address pool in ubuntu 12.04 for ISC server

Ubuntu 14.04 running in ISC-dhcp-client is not acquiring IPV6 from the pool given in server. Below is vim /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf file default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; subnet6 ...
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mysql client won't run on my Ubuntu instance

Running a LAMP server on Ubuntu 12.04. Trying to run mysql from the command line like so: root@server:~# mysql -u 'wp-user' -p and I'm getting mysql: ambiguous option '--v' (vertical, version) ...
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Apache2 and MySQL fail to restart after Server restart or apt-get update

Does anyone know of any reason why Apache2 and MySQL do not run after either a server reboot or apt-get update? I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server There are the corresponding files in ...
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Install PHP 5.3.X, PHP 5.4.x and PHP 5.5.x in the same environment using Puppet

Anyone already tried to install these three version using Puppet in Ubuntu? I have a VM that is managed by Vagrant and I want to have these three version so I can specify which PHP version I should ...
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package manager cannot create users? installation script fails?

It seems that when trying to install any package which requires the creation of a system User and Group, the installer fails with the error: install: invalid user 'username' When it happened the ...
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net err connection timed out

I have Apache/2.2.22 on Ubuntu 12.04. Apache is set as reverse proxy server. So when accessed from a remote system, the page and contents are displayed. But after some time the server seems to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 - apt-get 404 Not Found [IP: local-dns-server-ip 80] through proxy

I am trying to setup an ubuntu server (12.04 or 14.04) and have installed the server image onto the system I am using. Everything works fine until I try to run sudo apt-get update. When this runs, I ...