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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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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Error trying to install any package on Ubuntu 12.04

after: apt-get install curl I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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LDAP Not working for SSH connections on ubuntu 12.04

Connecting from the client to the server: $ ssh -vvv user@10.0.50.170 OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh_config line 20: ...
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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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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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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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Using Nginx nodejs apps need to run with test1domain.com/directory

I have to run nodejs app with the url like http://test1domain.com/directory: https://test1domain.com == live website https://test1domain.com/api1 == nodejs api https://test1domain.com/api2 == ...
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Network Traffic fluctuating, even with loopback

I am using iperf tool to benchmark my network interfaces on two identical machines (Dell Blade Server M620). Both have given different results. On 1st machine, I ran server and clients as: Server ...
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Web Server The connection has timed out everyday

Recently, my web server cannot be access. It give me The connection has timed out. The server at IP_ADDRESS is taking too long to respond. Server reboot fix the problem. but the problem appear the ...
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Can't make SPDY work on Apache 2.2.22 (Ubuntu 12.04 server)

I'm trying to enable this apache module. I did everything this documentation from Google says: https:// developers.google.com/speed/spdy/mod_spdy/ However, if I use "SPDY indicator" chrome extension ...
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Node.js w/ Apache, same IP, different ports. Virtual Host config breaks normal Apache (Site on 80) access?

We have clients who don’t want to open port 3000 on their firewall and our app uses that port for Node.js. Been trying to find a way to redirect port 3000 (node.js) traffic so we can bring our site ...
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Ubuntu Allow users access to roots “screen” command, also restrict which screens they can attach to

I'm trying to allow a user to connect to the screens that the root user has. When another user does "screen -ls", it shows "No Sockets found in /var/run/screen/S-USERNAMEHERE". In addition to this, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Router Firewall TTFB Delay

I use Ubuntu Server as my router/firewall for my network for a number of reasons. Until recently, I was using 10.04 with great success for this purpose. The OS provides DNS lookup and DHCP using ...
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Can't ping ubuntu server after reboot. Where to look for possible problems?

After restarting my Ubuntu Server I can't ping it. My hosting (Herzner) allows to boot server with rescue system, so I can access file system and try to fix it. The questions is, where to look for ...
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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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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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data folder owncloud ubuntu server

I had a owncloud working on my ubuntu server and the data folder was /var/owncloud/data After a major update of Ubuntu it did not work any more, so I re-installed owncloud The ...
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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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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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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 ...