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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Configuring RAID in HP Proliant ML350e Gen8 [duplicate]

We have purchased two stock HP ML350e Gen8 servers. Ubuntu 12.04 is to be installed in those. The stock, base unit have provision for 6 hard disks for creating RAID in which, one is filled with 500GB ...
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ufw seems to block all incoming connections when defaulting to block outgoing

I am currently trying to configure ufw on Ubuntu 12.04 but to my understanding it behaves oddly. i tried allowing just some services on a remote machine, denying everything else. I thought - anyway, i ...
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LDAP Schema implemetation in existing LDAP server

I have a user defined schema ,which is to be added into the existing LDAP server. Its ldif format is: dn: cn=userControl,cn=schema,cn=config objectClass: olcSchemaConfig cn: userControl ...
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MySql wont start [closed]

'Hi I have a pretty recent install of MySql on DigitalOcean. And for some reason I cannot get MySql to start. 141003 07:25:17 mysqld_safe mysqld from pid file /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid ended 141003 ...
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Recover sudo password of server over ssh

I am working on an ubuntu 12.04 server and i was not provided a sudo password. Now i need to recover it. I found out that we need to reboot into recovery mode to do so but we don't know how to get ...
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file created by ansible seems to have mangled permissions

Issue with files created by Ansible I’m looking at using to setup some new servers at a new ISP and I’ve been doing some basic steps to test first. I am new but have done some testing on diff servers ...
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Clients cannot connect to L2TP server on Ubuntu 12.04 & 14.04 LTS

I am trying to set up a L2TP/IPSec server on AWS with instance running Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I followed the instructions that I found here : https://raymii.org/s/tags/vpn.html. I tried to use 12.04LTS ...
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Is there a way to do SpiderOak setup from an Ubuntu 12.04 server command line without a GUI?

We're experimenting with SpiderOak for a few server backup tasks. (We preferred to avoid dropbox if possible, though that may end up as a fallback.) We've installed the client on our local Mac and ...
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unable to install mongodb on ubuntu 13.04

I performed the first two steps of importing the public key, by: prachi@prachi-3000-N100:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10 [sudo] password for prachi: ...
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ssh not resolving updated CNAMES

I have an alias for SSHing in to a specific machine. The alias uses a hostname like so: ssh user@example.com Example.com is a CNAME. For some reason, I can dig the hostname after I change the ...
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How to mask(alter) the apache version info

I am running a Apache Server version 2.22, which is upto date, but the PCI compliance report shows an error message, saying the apache version is obsolete and must upgrade it to latest version. I am ...
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Will unattended-upgrades automatically fix shellshock (cve-2014-6271)?

I've got unattended-upgrades on ubuntu-12.04.5 set to automatically install security updates. Is that going to take care of shellshock (cve-2014-6271)?
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Ubuntu 12.04 VPS SSH not running, how to reset SSH configuration files?

Yesterday after I re - enabled root user and rebooted the VPS, now SSH and SFTP are not running. FTP working. I can only connect this VPS via VPS provider web based console. When I run "ssh ...
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LXC utsname does not work

I have created a LXC by cloning it from already existing LXC by using command lxc-clone -o u1 -n u2. When I start the u2 it comes with a prompt u2 login. Till this point it is fine. However, when I ...
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Nignx Redirect rule to a different url based on a query

We have a wordpress installation and need to redirect lost password link to another different url for this we trying to setup a redirect rule but this is not working. Can anyone please help us. ...
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Varnish error: /etc/init.d/varnish: 50: /etc/default/varnish: -p: not found

I've installed Varnish on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and want to use it with my Magento shop. Information: Magento 1.9.0.1 Varnish Cache 3.0.5 Magento Turpentine 0.6.0 I've followed the installation ...
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KVM virtual IP address not working on HOST, works on GUEST

I have a setup composed of the following: -> A HOST running KVM with the following network configs: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface ...
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Machine Check Exeption

I got a Machine Check Exception error earlier, Does this mean my CPU is corrupt? What is the problem here? I keep getting this error randomly and the system shuts off.
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Restarting the networking on the HOST makes GUEST lose connection

I am probably missing something but have a KVM virtualized HOST/GUEST setup. The GUEST is using a bridge (br0) on the HOST for internet connectivity. When I make a "/etc/init.d/networking stop ; ...
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Ubuntu EC2 server not accepting key following OpenSSH upgrade

I've just upgraded OpenSSH on an EC2 Ubuntu instance. sshd -V now gives: OpenSSH_6.6p1 previously showed: OpenSSH_5.9p1 Debian-5ubuntu1.3 However, I can no longer log in with the .pem file from ...
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Vmware VLAN change effecting network access

I segmented a large subnet into smaller VLANs. Running VMware vCenter 5.1 / ESXi 5.1 on the hosts. I run a number of guest VMs, Win28k, Cent, RHEL, and Ubuntu. All hosts except the Ubuntu hosts work ...
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Firewall Ubuntu UFW port 22

I use ufw firewall, on port 22. I have given the command: sudo ufw allow from a.b.c.d to any port 22. sudo ufw status output looks like: To Action From 22 allow a.b.c.d The OS is ubuntu 12.04 4 ...
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Network card with 2 ips, Application can only listen on 1 IP, want other IP routed

I run an ubuntu server. It has 1 NIC with 2 IP address. it looks like this: # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.23 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway ...
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Virtual host Not Pointing to Folder

I have installed fresh laravel installation and tried to change the url of my website but virtual host is not redirecting to given path My virtual host is as mention below <VirtualHost ...
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Watchguard dimension backups

I've got a virtual machine with Watchguard dimension OS which writes a database backup every 7 days: I haven't checked for a couple of months but when I've logged on I've seen that the /var mountpoint ...
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recovering overwritten file in ubuntu [closed]

I recently just overwrote one of my sql dump file by doing the following command: mysqldump -u root -pTucson85719@ Directory > directory.sql is it possible to get back the file that is being ...
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After few days of server running fine with nginx it start throwing 499 and 502

Nginx start throwing 499 and 502 after running fine for few days, website is a rails app using thin as the webserver. Restarting the Nginx doent not seem to help. Below the the Nginx config Nginx ...
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Set up proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP, OPENVPN, and PPTP. I want to set up a proxy on the server, so all connection that comes from vpn clients, they will use that. I created the following bash script ...
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ERROR : MySQL server has gone away while running query

I am using ubuntu 12.04 version. I am connecting properly to MariaDB from command prompt,I have a database named Dealer and have some tables in it but when i running any query, it gives an error.My ...
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High CPU usage in my digitalocean droplet [closed]

I am experiencing high CPU usage here is the stats i got from server, the consumption after every restart in 15 minutes go upto 100%, what could go wrong? I have a wordpress copy installed on the ...
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Gitlab install Ubuntu 12.04 with Apache already installed

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I have Apache, MySQL, Gitweb and Jenkins already running on there, but wanted to try Gitlab. I downloaded the package and installed as directed at ...
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SSL on app - nginx web server

I am running an nginx web server where I redirect all http requests to https (with a self signed cert). Here is how I REDIRECT all http requests to https in the nginx config file: server { listen ...
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ubuntu 12.04 apt-get purge php5 doesn't seem to remove php5

I recently made the mistake of upgrading to php5.5 without reading more up on it. It obviously broke my install of apache2.2. I'm in the process of trying to downgrade back to php5.3 or preferable ...
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How to link www sub-domain to specific vhost DocumentRoot?

Server Environment: Ubuntu 12.04 | Apache 2.2 I have disabled the default vhost configuration using a2dissite default and deleted the default file from sites-available and sites-enabled. I have 3 ...
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Unable to locate package postgresql-server-dev-9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I am trying to install postgresql-server-dev-9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I first did sudo apt-get install postgresql and it worked. I then tried sudo apt-get install postgresql-server-dev-9.1 and i get ...
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Forward linux logs to fluentd on linux

On one VM I have this in /etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf *.* @192.168.29.1:42185 # Default rules for rsyslog. On the vm with fluentd I have this: I have this in /etc/td-agent/td-agent.conf ...
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OpenVPN connection breaks after a few seconds

For the last hours I have been trying to connect to a VPN network through openVPN. My connection settings are: IPv4 tab: Method: Automatic VPN Routes: Use this connection only for resources on its ...
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Ubuntu - how to check live usage of port numbers

I am trying to debug a problem with a apache server, wherein I need to find the application that uses a particular port number. I tried using netstat, but didn't help. The scenario is that I am ...
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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 ...