Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

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repair ubuntu server 8.04

I just replace the motherboard of my server pc that has been damaged. After replacing the motherboard, 8:04 ubuntu server preinstalled can not boot. How the best way to fix it without deleting the ...
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Awstats not getting updated

I have configured awstats for my ftp server and I am facing an issue. Command line updates does not work. Only from url if I run update now it works and I am able to see the result on the webpage. ...
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Ubuntu backup script kills performance

I run a nightly backup, which takes about 1 hour. During that the performance is bad as hell. It looks pretty much like this: # DB dump ionice -c 3 nice -n 20 mysqldump --skip-lock-tables --user=foo ...
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HTML Redirect issue with Apache2

I am facing an issue with the ProxyPass on my Apache server on Ubuntu. I have configured Apache to deal with Virtual Hosts on my server. There is an application with runs on the server and uses ports ...
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How to update curl version on ubuntu 8.04?

On my system 8.04, curl 7.18.0 is installed: curl --version shows: curl 7.18.0 (i486-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.18.0 OpenSSL/0.9.8g zlib/1.2.3.3 libidn/1.1 Protocols: tftp ftp telnet dict ldap ldaps ...
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Failed Upgrade tool [closed]

I have an old server which runs on ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy). I need to upgrade it to the latest release. When I issue the do-release-upgrade command, I am getting the following error. I am clueless on what ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 power off the network

I've got a server (Pentium IV 2.4GHz, 1280MB RAM, 80GB HD) with an issue: after a while running normally (6-7-8 hours) the network appear to be deactivated, so the server can't serve web pages, login ...
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Dell OMSA Authentication Fail on Ubuntu

I am trying to log into an install of Dell OMSA 5 on a Dell PowerEdge 2850 running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS x64. OMSA is 32bit and is trying to load the 64bit pam modules for authentication. Whatever ...
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Redistributing disk space on a linux distro

# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 4.6G 4.6G 0 100% / tmpfs 464M 0 464M 0% /lib/init/rw varrun 464M 96K ...
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Raising file limits for a service rather than a user

I have seen various posts here about raising the open file limit on Linux systems for specific users (which is performed in a variety of different ways depending on the Linux distro being talked ...
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What should I back up before reinstalling new Ubuntu LTS? (8.04 > 10.04)

A work server is in need of upgrading, im hoping to move it from 8.04 LTS to 10.04 LTS (Can't move to 12.04 unfortunately as its not provided by our VPS provider) I have backed up the following. ...
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Spammer relaying via Postfix mail server

I have a Plesk 9.5 mail server (cm.snowbarre.co.za) on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS which forwards all SMTP traffic to an anti-spam server cacti.snowbarre.co.za. Many times I see the headers on the anti-spam ...
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Daemons refuse to start on Ubuntu 8.04 Server

We have a system that's already running on several instances of Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop. It has a bunch of daemons (one of them is PHP based) that need to be running and they work on our existing Ubuntu ...
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Fix CVE-2009-0796 Ubuntu Hardy

I have a server running Ubuntu 8.04 which is currently PCI-DSS compliant. The latest security scan has brought up issue CVE-2009-0796 This requires installing a version of libapache2-mod-perl2 ...
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how to uninstall ubuntu 8 from ubuntu 10 dual boot [closed]

I have ubuntu 8.04 and ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop, and i want to reclaim all the ubuntu 8 space so that i have just one operating system on my laptop. how can i do it? the output of sudo fdisk -l is as ...
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How to install old packages in ubuntu 8.04 (apache,sambam,tikiwiki) manually

i need to install old vulnerable package on ubuntu to make my own version of metasploitable. its part of my project. i am trying to do it manually but its difficult to install and run the vulnerable ...
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blackhole exploit kit - Linux Server Script

It has come to our attention when scanning some of our hosted server websites that they have been infected with Blackhole Exploit Kit (top dollar hacking program - ...
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Recover amanda backup without configuration files

I have inherited a bunch of old backup tapes that contain some data that needs to be recovered. The problem is that the amanda implementation used to create these backups has since been obliterated. ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 unresponsive after restart

I have a Godaddy Dedicated server running Ubuntu 8.04. When I restart the server it will randomly not come back online. I cannot access it through SSH or the web. Godaddy support has to reboot the ...
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Do I need to refresh or restart anything after I add/update a crontab in Ubuntu Server 8.04?

When you change something in Apache you need to reload or restart apache. Does anything need to be refreshed or restarted in Ubuntu Server 8.04 after I add/update the crontab? Thanks a bunch for your ...
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Is HP p212 raid controller supported on Ubuntu 8.04 server LTS?

sorry for my simple question, however I can't find any useful resources on the internet. Except the official HP page about my p212 here. From this I understand that HP doesn't support Ubuntu 8.04. But ...
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How do I upgrade OpenSSH Server on Ubuntu Hardy (8.04) from v4.7 to CURRENT?

I tried to add backports to my apt sources but that does not make any newer version of OpenSSH show up as being available to upgrade to. See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBackports Any ...
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MongoDB with Virtual box replica set setup on Ubuntu 0.8 connection problem

I'm trying to build a mongo replica set on my server, Centos 5.6, that would be setup from 5 VB holding Ubuntu 8.10 and mongodb. The main problem is i can't connect to mongo on virtual box. The ...
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Connection refused after installing vsftp on Ubuntu 8.04 with fail2ban

I have been using an Ubuntu 8.04 server with fail2ban for a while now (12+ months) and using ftp over SSH without any problems. I have a new user that needs to put files onto the server from an IP ...
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Why is our firewall (Ubuntu 8.04) rejecting the final packet (FIN, ACK, PSH) with a RST

Background, for a long time we have had problems with our firewall that sometimes keep HTTP requests hanging partially loaded until TCP times out. After tracing the traffic on the firewall I noticed ...
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I get a Segmentation fault when doing apt-get util-linux

I've found that a lot of upgrade commands and Apache on my system are failing with Segmentation faults. I don't know if this is the main one, but a lot of packages depend on util-linux: ...
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upgrading ext3 fs on ubuntu 8.04

so we are stuck with this closed source system that keeps on adding folders to one directory, and it's going to hit the 32k limit soon because it's ext3. and that folder is expected to have +100k ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 vs Ubuntu 10.10 for 256 ram server

What is better for small vps? What will be the problems, if go with old version? That would be a LAMP server.
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Grub to boot USB HDD

My machine is using Ubuntu 8.04 (=> legacy grub). It is backed up regularly and I would like to check I am able to restore the backup. This backup includes everything on the system, including /boot ...
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Why do these 3 rules cause problems for me in iptables? (COMMIT line error)

I am trying to export my rules from one server to another, but for some reason they fail on one. One server is Xen and the other OpenVZ (this one is the one causing trouble). They are both running ...
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Ubuntu upgrade through SSH

I'm trying to upgrade my Ubuntu server from Hardy to Lucid with the command do-release-upgrade. However, I'm getting an error saying: W:Failed to fetch ...
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what is an acceptable level of kjournald process time on ubuntu

I was running top on my server and noticed kjournald seemed (to me) to have a high cpu time. My server has been up for ~21 days and I have never noticed triple-digit minutes usage of kjournald ...
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Restore raid configuration (Ubuntu 8.04 server)

Lost RAID After rebooting AWS, I have lost the RAID (mdadm), while the disks seem to be OK (separately). Symptoms mdadm not working After machine restart (stop and start on Amazon AWS), the device ...
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Create CVS user when a LDAP user is created

I am running ubuntu LDAP server and also CVS is installed on the server. I had to migrate my ldap server to the new ubuntu edition and it's migrated. I will be using webmin to administer some things. ...
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Suddenly get “apt-get: symbol lookup error” when using apt-get

I have no idea what has gone wrong here. I have installed the audiotool sox, then tried to install the library libsox-fmt-all and all of a sudden apt-get refused to work. I cannot use it now, neither ...
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Changing PATH Environment Variable for all Users. (Ubuntu)

I recently compiled Ruby Enterprise Edition (REE) on an Ubuntu 8.04 server. I would like to update my PATH to ensure this new version of Ruby (found in /opt/ruby_ee/bin) supersedes the older version ...
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Iptables script for Treason Uncloaked problem

I have a VERY old kernel version which for dumb "boss who thinks he knows everything" reasons i can not update. I need to either fire my boss or make a bash script that can add an iptable rule ...
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Bringing the xenbr0 interface up on XEN under Ubuntu 8.04

I installed XEN on Ubuntu 8.04 using this tutorial but after I reboot with the XEN kernel, I don't have xenbr0 device. I see that network-bridge script runs and it creates peth0 device, but not ...
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Problem starting Glassfish on a VPS

I am attempting to install Glassfishv3 on my Ubuntu (8.04) VPS using Java 1.6. I initially tried starting the server using: asadmin start-domain and received the following error message: ...
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how to create a lucid vm with xen?

i've just installed xen on my ubuntu 8.04. When i enter xen-create-image --ip=192.168.0.200 --hostname=newhost i get an hardy vm. but i would like to have a "newer" lucid vm. :/ when i use ...
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Memory problem in Ubuntu 8 server

This is a chart of memory usage in my AWS instance of Ubuntu 8 server, which is configured as a LAMP server. I've had a problem with this server locking up about once a month, and looking at the ...
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After installing memcached, unable to locate memcached.so

I've installed memcached on my ubuntu server (8.04), but after apt-get install memcached and successfully installing it, it does not appear in php.ini. I have tested memcached by doing telnet ...
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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Hardy: Upgrade kernel to 2.6.32?

I am facing an incompatibility issue between Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy) and the PERC 6/i RAID controller on our Dell PowerEdge R710 servers. Various forum posts (Ubuntu forum) confirm that other users ...
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Is this many Apache instances normal?

We run Apache version 2.2.8-1ubuntu0.15 on our VPS instance of Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS \n \l, as I determined by asking this question. When I issue pgrep apache2, I get the following: 2691 24517 25330 ...
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Is Apache running?

I've just taken over webmastery for my company's site, and I'm preparing a report for my partner about the LAMP stack. But I'm a new CS graduate, and the only thing I know really well is Java coding, ...
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Last command starting with

Using BASH, you can get the last command (when connected through a PuTty terminal) using the UP arrow key. I want to know if there's a way to "autocomplete" the last command I did starting with mail, ...
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Trying to install citadel on ubuntu

I almost have installed citadel on ubuntu 8.04. First I added deb http://debian.citadel.org/ubuntu/ hardy main to my /etc/apt/sources.list Then I ran apt-get update Then I ran the apt-get ...
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Ubuntu Hardy gvfs-fuse-daemon taking 50% of disc space

A 'gvfs-fuse-daemon' filesystem has appeared, which is taking up 50% of my disc space: jhw@jhw:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 5.9G 4.9G ...
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Missing disc space on Ubuntu Hardy

I have a Dell Mini 10 running Ubuntu Hardy. I ran out of disk space; looking at Disk Analyzer I noticed that in addition to the standard /dev/sda2 filesystem, there was a second called ...
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Upgrade PHP to 5.3 in Ubuntu Server 8.04 with Plesk 9.5

I have a dedicated server with Ubuntu 8.04, and really need to upgrade php to 5.3 version in order to deploy a new version of the system. This version of php is the default one in ubuntu 10.04, so I ...