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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Monday morning mistake: sudo rm -rf --no-preserve-root /

Here's a an entertaining tragedy. This morning I was doing a bit of maintenance on my production server, when I mistakenly executed the following command: sudo rm -rf --no-preserve-root ...
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Relationship between KVM Virtualization Host and Guest resource utilization

I have a KVM Virtualization host with 8 cores and 32GB of RAM. The machine is used to host VMs used in evaluating software, configurations, etc. Typically there are 2-4 VMs running simultaneously. The ...
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Install PostgreSQL under a system user other than “postgres”?

I need to run my current Postgresql 9.3 under a system user other than postgres, say admin OR I need to install Postgresql 9.3 with the default user as say admin on Ubuntu 12.04
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Apache + PAM + Winbind slow logins

Since upgrading our old Debian Lenny server to Ubuntu 12.04, we've noticed intermittent slow or failed access to Apache. Many or most web requests work fine, but occasionally, a Subversion client ...
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Vagrant Error: Connection timeout. Retrying

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04, Virtualbox 4.3 and Vagrant 1.5.1. I'm trying to use this box http://puppet-vagrant-boxes.puppetlabs.com/centos-64-x64-vbox4210.box however unsucessfully. When I run ...
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Server stopped working after update to php 5.5.0

I'm running nginx on ubuntu server 12.04 and I just updated to the most recent php package as follows http://phpave.com/upgrade-php-5-3-php-5-5-ubuntu-12-04-lts/#.Uzsho1RdURg. In the final part of ...
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disable a network interface on booting ubuntu

I use ubuntu 12.04. I need to boot with one of the network interfaces 'eth1' down. I tried adding sudo ifconfig eth1 down to /etc/rc.local However it seems the interface is brought up and ...
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AWS: Difficulty changing server keys - permission denied (public key)

Struggling with a common problem. The awkward thing is I have followed the guide linked below with success before and I have fully established a working Amazon Web Services LAMP stack running Ubuntu ...
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OpenVPN with several servers

We have our servers spread over 3 different sites (geographically). So, we have deployed a VPN using OpenVPN so that machines (virtual or not) can communicate to each others, and sysadmins can access ...
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Failing in resolve reverse name

I can't properly resolve my reverse name. In my configs, I replaced my IP address by X1.X2.X3.X4, and my domain name by domainname. I have been following this tutorial, in which it first resolves the ...
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Where does adduser's Directory Information Go?

When I use the command adduser it asks me for all sorts of directory-like information such as: Full Name Room Number Work Phone etc. Where is this information stored and how does one retrieve or ...
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pam_unix and pam_userdb authentication failure log for VSFTPD

I see this in my /var/log/auth.log file for all the connection to my FTP server : Mar 26 12:30:13 production vsftpd: pam_unix(vsftpd:auth): check pass; user unknown Mar 26 12:30:13 production vsftpd: ...
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Cannot connect VPN Server On Ubuntu Server 12.04 Using PPTP

I am trying to replace the old gateway server (running Fedora core 5) in my lab with a new one (running Ubuntu server 12.04). Three basic functions need to install: NAT, DHCP and VPN. And I got stuck ...
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How to secure open journal system original submission files

I have installed ojs in my own server. In the installation process, it is required to create a folder that is writable by php (apache = www-data), but not accessible from the browser. The folder is ...
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How can I install WildFly 8.0.0.Final as service on Ubuntu Linux?

I am trying to install the WildFly 8.0.0.Final application server on a Virtual Machine running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I've done some searches on Google, but I found only third-party scripts and, I think, ...
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TCP packet being retransmitted 7 times when sysctl tcp_retries1 is set to 3 - why?

Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to better understand how many times TCP will attempt to retransmit a packet when it does not receive confirmation the destination received it. After reading the tcp man page ...
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wordpress- pages not showing [duplicate]

I am having some problem with my wordpress. When I create a new page in wordpress the page gets saved but when try to access that page it show "500 Internal Server Error" Can anyone please help me ...
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Fixing nginx 1.4.6 dependency on old openssl version (libssl0.9.8)?

I'm trying to enable TLSv1.1 & TLSv1.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance w/ nginx 1.4.6, but this version of nginx is dependent upon libssl0.9.8, even though the newest version of OpenSSL is ...
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SSL Wildcard cert - Multiple Virtual Hosts over two Servers conflict

I'm working with a small team, and we currently have two servers, one for release builds, and the other for development. We have a wildcard SSL certificate so we can cover multiple subdomains. I setup ...
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How use free space after lvremove

I have a server with multiple logical volumes. I deleted one, but I can not make use of the free space. root@ubuntu:/tmp# lvs LV VG Attr LSize Origin Snap% Move Log Copy% Convert logs ...
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How to silence “Disk Utility” “A hard disk is reporting health problems” [closed]

I'm working on repairing a raid member, and I know I have a bad disk. This dialog appears by the hundreds (a new crop is minted every time anything touches anything related to a mount, so closing ...
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x2go arrow key is not working properly

I have installed ubuntu 12.04.1 and x2goclient on it. when connetc to a x2goserver (ubuntu 12.04.1) the arrow keys didnt work properly e.g :down key works like Enter anyone had such this problem ? ...
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change ehlo name of Amavis

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Setup Postfix + Dovecot + Amavis with Mysql for Virtual domains. I have configured the postfix mailserver successfully. However when I test the Email with mail-tester.com, ...
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VPN for specific URLs?

I have a root server and want to achieve that specific URLs should be under VPN control and some not. For example: www.mydomain.com or subdomain1.mydomain.com should not be under VPN control, [ip of ...
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Is it useful to deploy OpenStack to a single node?

Due to several limitations and only few and expensive offers of Windows-based dedicated servers, I thought about renting a Linux server instead and running even multiple VMs on that server. I thought ...
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Varnish doesn't cache anything: varnishstat always with 0 ratio

I've set up apache and Varnish, no particular configuration involved (apache on 8080, varnish serving pages at port 80). I also dropped cookies in Varnish to ensure maximum caching of Wordpress sites. ...
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Cyrus SASL (saslauthd) stops working after several days without problems

I configured postfix with authentication enabled for outgoing mails with Cyrus SASL and MySQL on Ubuntu 12.04. Apparently everything works fine, but after several days, authentication starts ...
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Squid3 logrotate error in Ubuntu 12.04

In a Ubuntu 12.04 server, logrotate for Squid3 is not working. I have found the problem while noticing the partition is getting full from squid3 logs. A forced logrotate yields the following error: ...
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Fully disable IPv6 for rpc on NFS server - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to disable IPv6 completely on my NFS server (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS precise), but still seem to have some IPv6 ports listening as shown when I run netstat -lp: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address ...
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How can I properly update Cobbler's distro_signatures.json to support SecurityOnion?

I am trying to install SecurityOnion (an xubuntu 12.04 based linux distrobution) using cobbler. I have followed the instructions here to get cobbler installed from source on Ubuntu 12.04. I have ...
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What is the latest stable valid linux kernel for 3.8 version? [closed]

I want to know the latest stable kernel version of 3.8. Can any one help me out for this issue? I browsed for this issue but I didnt get the solution
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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side. I assigned host-name and ip address in ...
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Getting the URL to a debian .deb package

I'm trying to setup an IronWorker with PHP, and need to add the Imagick PECL extension or debian package's URL to the IronWorker .worker configuration. I've located the package for Ubuntu 12.04 on ...
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Rails 4 app + nginx1.4.4 + passenger4.0.37 on a headless Ubuntu12.x server running on a VM on my local machine

At the moment, it gives me a disapointing blank page. No 500, no 404, no errors on the nginx log file, just a snowstorm of interrogations. And its been hours of googling without success. So if anyone ...
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Terrible performance of Wordpress site on Amazon EC2 + apache2 + ubuntu server 12.04

I'm planning a migration of various wordpress websites (little content), from a shared hosting to a whole new cloud architecture. I'm using the following: Amazon EC2 t1.micro Loaded with: - Apache2 ...
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How do I change, sort, add, remove graphs with Munin?

To keep an eye on what's happening with our production servers I recently discovered Munin. It was trivial to install but I'm having a lot of trouble working out how to add/remove graphs. I found ...
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Not getting anything written to my log files in ubuntu

I am not getting any logs in auth.log, kern.log, syslog or any other log files on my 12.04 ubuntu server. There is also no rsyslog.conf if it should be there by default. rsyslogd is not running as ...
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postfix mail gateway recipient address verification for some domains

I want to do the recipient address verification for some domains, but many domains I want to exclude from verification are subdomains of domains that are being verified and mysql (table where keys are ...
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domain-search value on my clients computer [closed]

I need help with configure my DNS and DHCP server - I have spent some time searching on google but have not got any informations regarding my problem. I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server running and use ...
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QUERY_STRING string not working nginx ubuntu 12.04 EC2 server

I have migrated from apache2 to nginx on my ubuntu 12.04 EC2 server, But its not working I never receive query_string. I'm running nginx with php5-fpm nginx version: nginx/1.4.5 server { listen ...
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Upgrade Apache 2.2.22 to 2.2.26 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've been scouring the internet for what should be a seemingly simple process, but I can't seem to get this to work. I currently have Apache 2.2.22 running on my Ubuntu Server, and I simply need to ...
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mkfs fails to create a new xfs partition

i am using ubuntu LTS 12.04 server installed as a virtual machine on Vmware Workstation. Recently i extended the logical disk. I used sudo fdisk /dev/sdb command and i created an extended disk that i ...
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Grub install failing on Hardware RAID with LVM

I have a SuperMicro box with an Areca RAID controller installed. The RAID controller is configured for RAID 6 + Hot Spare. I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I set up LVM with separate ...
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dnsmasq forward dns requests + add domain suffix for not fqdn

I want to use dnsmasq as a DNS forwarder: for fully qualified domain names it should forward request without change; for not fully qualified name it should add domain to the name and forward ...
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Configure Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for Sending Emails for/from Multiple Domains [duplicate]

I have a cloudserver running on rackspace with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS The server is a LAMP stack that runs multiple live websites. Most sites are wordpress while others are PHP with a few scripts that use ...
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Dealing with Apache spam

I am recieving a lot of suspicious requests which cause Apache to use a lot of memory (over 1GB) [Mon Feb 24 09:48:29 2014] [error] [client 120.37.238.125] PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of ...
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MySQL Workbench: 'Disk Space in Data Dir' limited to 20G [closed]

I have an OVH private server (Ubuntu 12.04, 8 GB RAM, i3-2130, 2x500 GB HDD) and I'm dealing with MySQL administration. I have installed MySQL Community server 5.6.16 correctly and it works fine(it ...
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disable php, but allow in subdirectory

I want to disable php for all my user directories, which I implemented by adding php_admin_value engine Off to them: /etc/apache2/sites-available/default: <IfModule mod_userdir.c> UserDir ...
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Dependency errors while running apt-get -f install

I was having issues with /boot being full and trying to run apt-get -f install. Now that I have cleared out some space in /boot I am getting the following dependency errors. Reading package lists... ...
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Is this dependency upgrade in Ubuntu safe?

I am wanting to install PHP5 on an internal production server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I try to use apt-get to install it lists a multitude of dependencies and recommends running apt-get -f ...