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Run a script in /etc/motd

I'd like to run a python script when people log in to the server. I thought editing /etc/motd would be the best approach, but since it's only readable file, that won't work. I found pretty much ...
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sudo service apache2 restart giving apache2: unrecognized service

I was remove apache2 before then I reinstalled it on ubuntu 14.04. Now I want to restart apache with How was uninstall apache: sudo apt-get purge apache2 apache2-utils apache2.2-bin apache2-common ...
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Redmine 500 Internal Server Error on My account page

I used this method to install redmine I installed redmine in /opt/redmine, and i checked my log in /opt/redmine/current/log/production.log I recently upgraded from 2.5.2.stable.13345 to ...
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Running script on profile.d with gsettings problems when ssh

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 for a computer that will have multiple users. I have configured the following: /etc/profile.d/all_users.sh gsettings set org.gnome.Vino disable-background true gsettings set ...
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Slow IO Performance with PERC H700/710 with current linux distributions

we noticed really bad write performance, on our new Dell R720 with Perc 710. Especially when it come to writing a lot of small files. The funny thing is that this bad performance only occurs on newer ...
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Samba force port

I have a file server Running Samba here at my company. Half of the computers are Macs and it is very slow to connect to Samba from OS X. But I found out that if I force connection through port 139 ...
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What it means when Linux has no I/O scheduler

I have some virtual machines running Ubuntu cloud-based image 14.04-1 LTS version. I wanted to see the IO performance of different IO schedulers on the VM so I went to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Cant connect to openswan/xl2tpd/IPsec VPN via iOS

I am setting up a VPN using openswan, xl2tpd, and IPsec and i am getting issues with connecting via an iOS device with the error "You were disconnected by the communication device". This is configured ...
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virtualhost not working properly, site only displays with www prefix

I'm configuring my first Apache server with mod_wsgi and it isn't working properly. The script runs fine if the browser navigates to : www.sitename.com, but navigating to sitename.com only displays ...
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Not able to SSH to Ubuntu after reboot

Today we decided that the best course of action for our Ubuntu Server (VPS) would be to restore a back-up after too many settings had be changed to our Geoserver instance. However, after restoring the ...
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Permission denied (failed to create pid) when starting SphinxSearch [on hold]

When I try to start the SphinxSearch service like this /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start or this sudo /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start I get the following error Starting sphinxsearch: Sphinx ...
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XenServer/XenCenter video/GPU issue hosting guest Ubuntu 14.04.2

Installed XenServer 6.5 (updated to SP1) to host several Ubuntu 14.04 images. For every guest I seem get weird graphic display issues in XenCenter (running in Windows 7). Not sure what the issue is, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 bypass squid and allow iptables [closed]

i need to bypass particular site from squid to iptables. that particular site should not go through squid. it should process only using iptables. Kindly give me a solution for that. operating ...
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MOTD is not being viewed completely

here is my problem. When I login via ssh as root to my ubuntu 14.04.2 VM I see this [skynet]~> ssh gm-st01 Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS gm-st01.name.lab ssh-pty No mail. Last login: Fri May 15 16:23:02 ...
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can't restart samba from restart or service, but /etc/init.d/smbd restart works

on ubuntu 14.04 I followed the tutorial at https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/samba-fileserver.html to set up samba (pretty trivial). After installing (and fully rebooting the machine, just ...
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Zabbix file system autodiscovery does not kick in

I have the following set up Zabbix server 2.2.2 Zabbix agent 2.2.2 I have the agent running on several Ubuntu 14.04 servers which have Template Linux OS applied on them. For some reason, the file ...
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Should I enable automatic security updates on a Ubuntu server? [closed]

I can't seem to find an agreed answer on this anywhere, so I figured I'd ask it myself. I have five Ubuntu servers running either 12.04 or 14.04, should I enable automatic security updates on these ...
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Ubuntu 14 AWS m1.medium limit nproc 32000 32000 not obeyed

Just installed mongodb on an Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-29-generic x86_64) AWS m1.medium instance type. When I run mongo I get the warning: ** WARNING: soft rlimits too low. rlimits set to ...
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Windows Server IPP Index Page Formatting

I am trying to automatically add printers to linux clients using cups so unfortunately I cannot make use of GPO printer distribution in this case. I've enabled IPP printing on Windows Server 2012 (I ...
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EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 instances: running `apt-get update` results in “Hash Sum mismatch”

Every time I create a new AWS EC2 instance with Ubuntu 14.04 (using ami-a182b391, as found from here) and then immediately run sudo apt-get -y update, it gives me an error. Here's the OS info: $ ...
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BIND9 zone forwarding is not working at all. How can I troubleshoot?

I've read a lot of other ServerFault BIND9 DNS not forwarding questions and answers. Queries (using DiG) for FQDNs I expect to be forwarded respond as if the public internet has the authoritative ...
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How does ubuntu, mysql determine hostname?

This is the specific Q: I have apache running on ubuntu in parallels and mysql running on this VM and on the host OS X. Since I try to emulate my production environments locally I connect to the ...
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Nginx reverting to sslv3

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy and I'm trying to turn off sslv3 support. I have found various answers both on here and other various sites. They all suggest all I need to do is add something like ...
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Virtualization limits for Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with KVM?

Essentially I'm after something like this: Virtualization limits for Red Hat Enterprise Linux with KVM but for Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I'm trying to create some KVM guests with very large 1TB+ RAM ...
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Is It safe to delete all files/directories from /tmp folder on ubuntu 14.04 rackspace server? [closed]

I am getting error unable to connect with mysql. when I googled I found It's because of size. It's showing /tmp 100% used. so can I completely remove all files from/tmp folder ? #df -m /tmp ...
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Need help configuring Ansible for the first time [closed]

Summary: I'm trying to install Ansible on an Ubuntu 14.x server. I'm trying to follow these steps: http://docs.ansible.com/intro_installation.html I have a problem with this command when I issued it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS - Errors on apt-get autoremove old kernel images - dpkg and grub errors

I was running my usual apt-get update / apt-get dist-upgrade sequence on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS server, and saw some old kernel packages marked for autoremoval. I frequently run apt-get autoremove to ...
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Extended raid 5 is not expanding

I have a D2700 with 25 1Tb disks with a P421 raid card in a dl360p gen8 HP server. It was raided as two raid 5 with 2 spare each. I decided to make one raid 5 out of them, deleted one raid and added ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 virtual servers lose network connectivity after inactivity

I'm trying to set up an MDM environment on a few virtual Ubuntu machines, 14.04 LTS running on VMware ESXI 5.5. They're currently very vanilla -- 14.04 mini CLI installs, 20gb storage with 2gb ram. ...
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Encrypt ubuntu 14.04 home directory with services accessing them without login

I have few services which gets started as soon as server boots up. Now i would like to encrypt my home directory. Will services work properly if i do so? Code for those services is present in the home ...
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Netatalk — should every client connect through a separate account?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server running Netatalk 3.1.7. It's serving files to 3-4 other computers running a mixture of OSX Yosemite and Windows 7 (the latter connects via Samba rather than Netatalk). ...
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UFW (Ubuntu 14.04) gazillion open ports after adding one rule

I have very strange situation with UFW firewall after upgrading Ubuntu Server 12.04 to 14.04. My UFW status looks like this ubuntu# ufw status verbose Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 using 100% SWAP with more than 40GB free memory [migrated]

I'm a bit at a loss trying to figure out why this would be the case. Can anyone provide some helpful ideas on troubleshooting this? free -m total used free shared ...
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How to make TCPFlow to not store package body?

Is it possible to configure tcpflow to store only package headers without package body? My log simply explodes in production.
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VirtualBox: error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) when starting a newly created VM

I'm trying to create a new VirtualBox, but am getting NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005). Googling suggested it's because of changes in the VM, or of certain ISOs. However - this is first time I install, ...
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Monitor and collect statistics on TCP connection to src or dst host

I would like to collect stats on TCP/UDP packets sent between two hosts (A and B). I am looking for a tool to install on A and B to get the following information: kb/seconds packets/seconds ...
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MySQL intermittently fails to come up when data directory is configured on SAN via iSCSI

I am running Ubuntu Linux 14.04.2 on a Dell R610 Server. This box is used to host the MySQL service for my applications. The MySQL data directory is mounted on DELL SAN Equallogic so this box is also ...
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preferences.d for ununtu 14.04 not working, what do I do wrong?

I have repo declared here: cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/cloudera.list # Packages for Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop, Version 5, on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 deb [arch=amd64] ...
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Best way to manage multiple domain with SSL in single droplet?

Firts of sorry about my poor english, but I'll do my best. Currently I manage 2 domain on my $5 DigitalOcean droplet and have use Cloudflare as my DNS manager with Flexible SSL configuration, ...
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DNS lookup to whois.verisign-grs.com returns SERVFAIL

I'm having a problem trying to look up a certain DNS name on the internet. For some reason I keep facing a SERVFAIL thought the correct result is displayed - like the DNS name is being resolved twice ...
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Linux based asterisk server, SIP softphone able to hear audio but not send audio to others

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Asterisk 11.7.0. The server is set up for SIP phones to use our SIP trunk via voip.ms/didlogic (two different services because we like international rates on didlogic, but ...
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Kickstart for ubuntu works on vm but not on physical machine

So I have made a ks.cfg file for Ubuntu 14.04 server edition and uploaded it to http://address/of/my/ks.cfg and modified isolinux/txt.cfg with necessary changes. Now when I use this ISO on ...
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Password policies for Google Cloud Platform

Is there a way to set password policies for accounts accessing a project on Google Compute Platform? Specifically, I need to meet the PCI-DSS requirements, which include things that pam would ...
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Awstats: Combine HTTP and HTTPS logs

Plesk keeps the configuration files for AWStats in the following folder: /usr/local/psa/etc/awstats At the end of the configuration files for the domain for HTTP+S is the following line for custom ...
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How To Tune Apache on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Currently on my Apache 2 (Apache 2.4.7 to be exact) on Ubuntu 14.04, I have this setting: /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/mpm_prefork.conf <IfModule mpm_prefork_module> StartServers ...
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How to add Virtual Hosting to two existing VM servers

I'm trying to run two Ubuntu VM's on one machine, each running a separate LAMP stack serving different websites. Is it possible to use Virtual Hosting to accomplish this? I've read that it's ...
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libvirt management is slow under ubuntu

I've just done a fresh install of KVM/Qemu under Ubuntu 14.04.2 on an older (C2D gen) server with dual quad core xeons and 24 gb of ram. I'm finding that I'm waiting for operations in virsh for around ...
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Unstable connectivity on Ubuntu server 14.04 with two network adapters

I'm experiencing a weird behaviour on my server. It is a virtual machine, running on ESXi which is hosted on a "so you start server" from OVH. i want the virtual machine to have two network adapters: ...
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How to extract IP addresses from log?

I'd like to gather information from UFW service, for further analysis. A typical UFW log entry looks like the following: [UFW BLOCK] IN=eth0 OUT= MAC=99:99:99:99:99:99:99:XX:XX:XX:XX:99:99:99 ...
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Cannot acces Port 8443 of my Ubuntu server [closed]

I try to connect to my Ubuntu server over port 8443 using nmap. PORT STATE SERVICE VERSION 8443/tcp closed https-alt As you can see to the outer world the port 8443 appears to be closed. ...