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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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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Can't run binary executable on Ubuntu 12.04

I get the following error: ./cataclysm: command not found when trying to run this executable on a Linux server over SSH. when I run ldd cataclysm, I get: linux-gate.so.1 => (0xf7759000) ...
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“echo 0 > /proc/sys/kernel/hung_task_timeout_secs” disables this message

One of my server (Ubuntu 12.04, 16CPU, 32GB RAM) runs the app section of my website (Nginx 1.1.19, PHP5-FPM, Php 5.3.10, Symfony2 Web Framework) Suddenly, users started getting HTTP 5** Errors. When ...
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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 ...
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Change the logical volume

I am quite new this snapshot process. Let, I have three logical volumes as A, B, C. I worked on logical volume C. But accidentally when I restart the system, it goes to the snapshot A. How can I ...
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Command-line CPU frequency scaling?

How to configure Ubuntu 12.04 Server to dynamically adjust CPU frequency during quiet times? I've found a set of instructions at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=944190, suggesting to add ...
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lxc container doesn't start because - lxc_conf - failed to setup the console

I use ubuntu 12.04 server with all updates I was restarted lxc container by a command in shell: "reboot" lxc version is: 1.0.0~alpha1.0+master~20130930-1830-0ubuntu1~ppa1~precise1 #uname -a Linux ...
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Cannot seem to get Ubuntu Kickstart and preseed to cooperate with partitioning

I am trying to set up a minimal installation for some Ubuntu 12.04 workstations where I can pop in a CD-ROM, hit enter a couple times, and have it build me a ready-made system for imaging and ...
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rsnapshot frequently ext3-fs error: “ext3_lookup: deleted inode referenced:”

I've having following problem frequently on our backupserver. I'll try to explain the issue in the hope somebody could clarify why and how to fix it Setup details We have a DELL r200 server attached ...
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Mounting main partition read-only and temporary folders as tmpfs

I have a small embedded board PC which uses flash card to boot and I'm running Ubuntu server 12.04. But since flash cards have limited lifetime I would like to mount it as read only and have only some ...
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KVM on Ubuntu: Port forwarding to a guest VM

I installed kvm and set several guests on a server using vmbuilder. Here is the following configuration : server host1 (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) -> guest vm1 (192.168.0.3) ...
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VMware Fusion Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server - Soft Lockup CPU Stuck

I have a strange Stuck Problem with VMware Fusion and Ubuntu 12.04 as Guest System. On High Loaded process the System stucks with "Soft Lockup CPU Stuck" and i have to reboot the VM...the Same System ...
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Ubuntu NFS Client connecting to Windows 2008 R2 NFS share - permissions issue

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 trying to connect to NFS share on Windows 2008 R2 server - which is a domain member server. I can mount the share in Ubuntu but if I try to ls the mount folder I get ...
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Courier MYSQL_QUOTA_FIELD isn't working

In /etc/courier/authmysqlrc, I have MYSQL_QUOTA_FIELD CONCAT(quota, 'S') But connecting to the account via RoundCube or Thunderbird with the Display Quota plugin shows an unlimited/unknown quota. ...
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ubuntu 12.04 ruby1.8 depends on libreadline5 which does not exist any more?

I just built a new 12.04 ubuntu box and tried to install puppet package. This failed because it could not load ruby1.8. After some fiddling around I tracked the issue down to the fact that the ...
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sshd croaks daily with “invalid open call: O_CREAT without mode”

One of my servers has daily issues. When I log in via SSH or SFTP, I get the error below. When restoring it via a remote console, I need to purge and reinstall openssh-server. This is not enough, I ...
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TLS server extension

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 server with Tomcat and Nginx webservers on it to serve two different portals. Tomcat is serving on 443 port and Nginx is serving on 8443 port. And this server got latest ...
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how to filter sar -d disk output tidily

sar -D output-I would like a suitable command to run alongside stress -hdd but this is the output which sar -D 1 10 gives. I have filtered it using both awk |'NR > 1 {printf ...
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Slow sudo and ssmtp (hosts file wrong?)

I'm running an Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS and when I type sudo su it takes 30+ seconds to open the shell. Searching on internet, this problem seems related to the file /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname. ...
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ModSecurity on Apache 2.2 in EC2 - HTTP Status 413 messages dropped

Hi I am running Mod_Security on Ubuntu instances in EC2 behind an Elastic Loadbalancer. The app is a Ruby App. I have set SecRequestBodyLimit 293601280 When I upload files below that size, they ...
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uwsgi + nginx + flask: upstream prematurely closed after file is downloaded

I created an endpoint on my flask which generates a spreadsheet from a database query (remote db) and then sends it as a download in the browser. Flask doesn't throw any errors. Uwsgi doesn't ...
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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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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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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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Connection problema to specific IP

Sometimes, like twice a year a have problems of connectivity from my server to an api server. And only to that api server. Other third party services we use were working fine. I am not so good on the ...
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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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FTP login via vsftpd

There seems to be quite a lot of posts about FTP login via vsftpd but none worked for me. I'm aware that FTP is not really secure but I have an uploader page which uses FTP to upload content to ...
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Confluence Proxy Error Reason : Error reading from remote server

Since this morning I have trouble accessing my confluence. It's on an Ubuntu 12.04 server. The error itself is this Proxy Error The proxy server received an invalid response from an upstream ...
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Bridging Adapter in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for KVM

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with libvert/KVM installed. I have 2 virtual machines that I need need to be on the same LAN as the host. The host has two physical interfaces eth0 and eth1. eth1 is ...
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EC2 - editing .bashrc causes terminal to hang and checks to fail

I've been testing this for the past few hours with no luck. When launching an Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 micro instance, I SSH to it, create a new user and continue with installing Ruby version manger under ...
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Icinga notification behaviour

The notifications I'm getting and not getting from Icinga don't seem to be making sense and I'm hoping someone here can help me out. It's Icinga 1.10.1 running on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS When the host ...
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NGINX connect() to unix:/var/run/php5-fpm/forums.socket failed

I recently set up my server again with nginx, PHP-FPM. i did what I always do but now the nginx or php-fpm doesn't process php files. ( I test with the simplest form of php phpinfo(); ). In the error ...
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How do I allow www-data to (negatively) change the niceness of a process in Linux?

So I'm running a website using django and sometimes I call scripts located on the server by spawning a subprocess in python. When looking at the processes with "top" I see these are called under the ...
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Installation of nagios failed due to ucf and file acls

While installing Nagios give me this error and hence the packages left unconfigured on my server. I looked for some help but they don’t tell me the exact solution. Does any one have a fix. cp: ...
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PostgreSQL replication lag Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

I've a PostgreSQL cluster running on Amazon AWS EC2 instances with streaming replication and "hot standby" option enabled. I'm now gradually upgrading it from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've ...
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Hyper-V: Ubuntu guests running out of memory

We appear to have a problem with Ubuntu guests running out of memory. We have several on 12.04 (LTS) and one on 13.04 and seem to have the same problem. It takes around 30 days from restart to ...
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Volume unreadable in KVM guest after host volume resize

I have a KVM guest requiring more space on one of it's partitions. This partition is actually an LVM volume on the host. So I first unmounted the partition in the guest, switched to the host and ...
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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 ...
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How to confine FTP users to a root directory securely

I need to provide multiple users FTP logins, some able to write, some only to read, to a single FTP root directory. I very much want to restrict access so that they cannot see the file system above ...
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Ubuntu Server command line terminal extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a computer with the following specs: Pentium 4 1.5GB RAM 80GB HD Installation went smoothly and at first it worked well. However, after doing package ...
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Restrict users to certain applications only

We are using many applications like zabbix, phabricator, AC etc. We need to integrate LDAP in all these applications. These application support LDAP but not group based authentication. Please let us ...
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Mounting /var/www for File recovery

I'm in the process of recovering my server's files in a "Rescue" mode. Its a Ubuntu 12.04 with 2x3TB in RAID1. The instructions were to SSH into the server in "Rescue" mode, mount the partitions, ...
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Samba server: Script before allowing opening a share

I have a small home server running Ubuntu 12.04 with an external hard drive attached to it. The external hard drive is mounted with autofs. Autofs basically unmounts a hard drive if it isn't used for ...
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LDAP secondary group working for only some users

On an Ubuntu box, I'm having issues with LDAP secondary groups for one user, sabnzbd. The user should be a part of the media group. daniel@server:~$ id sabnzbd uid=4996(sabnzbd) gid=4996(sabnzbd) ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on Dell 2950, trying Server 12.04,

I have tried to install Ubuntu Server multiple times to no avail? wondering about other things as well? HDWR Config: 4GB RAM, 4 2-TB drives in Raid 5 Vol configured through Perc5i. When going ...
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VPC private ip address unable to communicate to the network interface which has an elastic ip assigned

I'm not sure if this is how VPC EC2 private addresses are supposed to work. I have two instances in VPC each are allowed to talk to each other (security group), and each instance has two network ...
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Warning installing OpenErp 7 on a ubuntu 12.04 virtualized server

I've installed OpenERP 7 on Ubuntu server 12.04.1 on a virtualbox 4.2.6. I followed this useful tutorial. But almost at the end, when I start the openerp server I get several lines of information on ...
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How does one configure UFW to allow private DNS requests, but block DNS requests from internet

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04, with two network cards: eth0 is connected to the internet eth1 is connected to a private network (192.168.10.1) The server is configured as a gateway and hosts DNS ...
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mdadm drive UUIDs chanaged, can they be changed back?

So I ran into this trouble and I believe I lost all my data..However I found an old mdadm --examine --scan file I made a month ago and an old mdadm.conf....Is it possible to use these two items to fix ...
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UFW blocks SSL connections Varnish/Apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Virtualmin on a Ubuntu 12.04 server and I'm using LAMP stack with Varnish (:80) in front of Apache (:8000). However, I cannot access https when UFW is enabled. When I disable UFW, all ...