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 12.04 Server - MySQL keeps crashing - Possible InnoDB problems

I have been searching for a solution but nothing seems to work. I have a single Drupal 6 website up on this server. Server:Ubuntu 12.04 Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.8 MySQL 5.5.32 Drupal ...
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Monday morning mistake: sudo rm -rf --no-preserve-root /

Please note: The answers and comments to this question contains content from another, similar question that has received a lot of attention from outside media but turned out to be hoax question in ...
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NameVirtualHost has no effect

What do you think would be solution to my problem? user@admin:~$ sudo service apache2 restart sudo: unable to resolve host admin * Restarting web server apache2 ...
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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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OpenLdap TLS authentication setup

I am trying to setup openldap on ubuntu 12.04 by following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/openldap-server.html When I tried to enable TLS on the server by creating a self signed ...
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For setting locale in Ubuntu, what does the LANGUAGE environment variable mean?

For setting locale in Ubuntu, what does the LANGUAGE environment variable mean? It is not defined in Ubuntu Community Docs or on man 1 locale. Related question: In Ubuntu, what is the difference ...
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Best way to recover mysql from a “chmod -R 777 /” with databases intact

Question: What is the best way to recover mysql (or worst case: migrate away) from a "chmod -R 777 /" with databases intact? System: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS MySQL 5.5.24 64 bit Amazon EC2 cloud server. ...
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Why does snmp fail to use its own MIBs?

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04LTS, and installed the snmpd and snmp packages. If I type: snmpwalk -m ALL -v2c -c public localhost 1.3 I get swathes of errors, of the form: Cannot adopt ...
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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 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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Find out what high CPU usage apache process is actually doing?

Currently having a few issues with our server where, intermittently, we seem to get apache processes which just run and run, taking up 100% CPU. When running top, we see the following: PID USER ...
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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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No network loopback device after security update ubuntu 12.04

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 on a server for the last several months, with everything working fine. Last night I did an aptitude update && aptitude safe-upgrade to bring in all the latest security ...
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I need to monitor a log file with monit if the file does not change monit will alert

I need help. I was looking in to Monit documentation and I need help. I could not find my answer there. I need to monitor a log file of a service, if that log file stops to increase in size or even ...
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Increasing disk size of Linux guest in VMware?

After increasing the size of my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VM's OS disk by editing the guest VM's settings through the vSphere client, I do not see the increase in disk size when I check from within the OS (df -...
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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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Intel NIC X540-T1 non-functional in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have installed three Intel X540-T1's in servers running Ubuntu Server 12.04, but all are non-functional, no link lights, no packets sent or received, and no connection on ip4 or ip6 whether set up ...
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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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Is there an easier way to add public-key authentication for new users?

I am in the arduous and painful process of setting up secure users on a new web LEMP server with Ubuntu 12.04. I was initially going to setup something like vsftpd or proftpd but many have suggested ...
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Postgresql 9.2 “invalid locale name” on Ubuntu 12.04

Today I installed Postgresql 9.2 on Ubuntu precise via apt.postgresql.org – all was relatively painless until I got stuck in a "invalid locale name: it_IT.utf8" error: root@ubuntu:/tmp# sudo -u ...
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Apache 2.2 fails with “unable to write 'random state'” with 2048-bit RSA key (1024-bit works fine)

I'm usually pretty good with Apache and OpenSSL, but this one has me completely baffled. I'm running Apache 2.2.22 and OpenSSL 1.0.1 on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server. I have an IP-based virtual host ...
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Windows Server 2012 and Ubuntu 12.04.1 under Hyper-V

I've set up an instance of Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS under Hyper-V 2012. However it seems to be nondeterministic as to whether or not it completes the boot process. I get a Kernel Panic, "IO-APIC + timer ...
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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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sendmail doesn't send email to specific domain email address

We have ubuntu 12.04 server and installed sendmail to send mails from this server. Problem: There is some strange issue on mail server. Somehow, server not able to send email to xxx@ayolla.com ...
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Poor guest I/O performance KVM Ubuntu 12.04

I have a guest VM running inside a 12.04 Ubuntu host. VM was created using the vmbuilder python script. On the host the phoronix-test-suite "aio-stress" gives a performance speed of >1600MB/s Random ...
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Linux policy routing - packets not coming back [closed]

i am trying to set up policy routing on my home server. My network looks like this: Host routed VPN gateway Internet link through VPN 192.168.0.35/24 ---> 192.168.0.5/24 ---&...
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Apache Suddenly Slow

Apache on my webserver is suddenly very slow. I have a 8 GB Ram, 4 CPU server at digitalocean with LAMP installed. What can I do to fix this? This is the top output: top - 10:37:15 up 93 days, 20:20,...
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Port 80 redirect does not work for localhost

I want to run a simple python webserver on my ubuntu linode with the following command (it simply puts the current dir up on the port specified) python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8080 I am using port 8080 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - HP ProLiant DL380 G4 - Load Maxes Out / Unresponsive

Trying to post this question on here. I've posted it on the Ubuntu forums as well with no replies. Recently I upgraded an HP ProLiant DL380 G4 server from Ubuntu 10.04 server to Ubuntu 12.04 server. ...
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DHCP fails in Ubuntu network install: DHCPDECLINE

I'm trying to do a network install of Ubuntu 12.04 on Cisco UCS C240 rack-mounted servers, using Cobbler for the provisioning. Cobbler is managing my DHCP server (ISC), which is configured to hand out ...
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iscsiadm: No portal found

I am receiving an error saying "Trace nova Stderr:'iscsiadm:No portal found. \n'. Trace nova Command: sudo nova-rootwrap iscsiadm -m node -T iqn.2010-10.org.openstack:volume-0000003 -p :3260 --...
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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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Manually flush iptables in rescue mode

I ruined iptables and I can't connect to my Ubuntu 12.04.03 server... I activated rescue mode (grml) and this is what I get when I try to flush it: root@grml:/# iptables -F FATAL: Could not load /lib/...
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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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in Ubuntu, what is the difference between en_US:utf8 and en_US: when setting LANGUAGE [duplicate]

related question: for setting locale in ubuntu what does the LANGUAGE environment variable mean for setting locale my existing Ubuntu 12.04 server has LANGUAGE as en_US: And I can set it to en_US:...
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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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Apache per user permissions

Ok so I looked at a number of resources, per Google, and questions on here an none seem to be what I require. I come from a Windows IIS background so maybe my thought process is flawed and that ...
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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 laravel....
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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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How do I “duplicate” a server?

I have a EC2 and Digital Ocean servers and I want to re-create them locally (same config files and everything). By local I mean virtual box (vagrant). I had started out by managing them with Chef but ...
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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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Why is autovacuum using so much IO when running on a partition's master table after upgrading PosgreSQL from 8.4 to 9.1?

We have an application where we are collecting timestamp-based data. Since a month of data goes over 30M rows (and growing each month), we decided to partition the data on an year-and-month basis. We ...