Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Ubuntu 9.10 won't reboot after replacing a failed drive

Hello Serverfault community. I hope someone can shed light on a peculiar problem I am having with an Ubuntu 9.10 server install. I am not a Linux expert but have the responsibility of fixing the box ...
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How to make a self signed certificate openssl generated 4096 bit encrypted ssl certificate as trusted in ubuntu 10.04?

I have an Apache server (2.4.3) with php5 and MySQL. I generated a self-signed certificate, which I get a warning about, as the certificate is not trusted. How do I resolve this?
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Blocking request to port 80 on gateway on Ubuntu

I want to block access to the gateway (192.168.1.1) on port 80, to prevent network user from trying to access the router setup. I'm using Ubuntu 9.10
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How do I allow users to have access to only a specific subset of folders on my Ubuntu server?

I need freelancers to be able to download and upload files to some of my websites on my Ubuntu server, but not all. How do I set it up so that each freelancer is a user who has access to only the ...
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apt-get update 404

apt-get update yields a 404 error. I'm using the default mirrors for for Ubuntu 9.10. That version hasn't reached end of life yet so I don't see why this would be happening.
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Ubuntu Server 9.10 Karmic Koala and Squid Proxy server installation errors

This is what I get. Could someone please point me as to how to fix this? root@thinkcode:~# apt-get install squid Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do I create a new linode and move my current websites and data to it?

I am a relative newby to managing my own server. I set up a Linode a while ago, installed Ubuntu 9.1 (Karmic) followed by Apache, MySQL, my websites, some mods etc. What I didn't realise was that, ...
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LDAP with multiple domains(.net & .com)

I have LDAP service running on Ubuntu server. I use webmin to administer ldap service of the base dn mydomain.net. Is it possible runnig LDAP on multiple domains?, like I want to create one more ...
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Ubuntu: Problem upgrading from Jaunty to Karmic

When i try to upgrade from jaunty to karmic i get this problem: root@server:~# sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new ubuntu release Done Upgrade tool signature Done Upgrade tool Done downloading ...
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Upgrade ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04

I have a bunch of old machines in production all running uBuntu 9.10. I want to now upgrade this to 10.04 distributions but I am getting the following error (because the repositories have expired I ...
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Why won't Ubuntu Server 9.04 won't upgrade to 9.10?

I have a server running 9.04 and I'd like to upgrade it to 9.10 (on the way to getting to the latest version). However, despite following the nice documentation, I am unable to. Specifically, sudo ...
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Ramdisc for two directories sharing the same memory space?

I need to put two directories into a ramdisc. They share the same parent directory but I can't make that parent directory part of the ram disc. How would I go about doing this?
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How to change the mail domain server so it's not displaying IP? Changing example@127.0.0.1.com to example@domainname.com

I'm kinda a noob as a server admin so please bear with me. I've installed postfix mail server and everything is working fine but the 'from' box is displaying name@IPaddress.com. I want to set it up so ...
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apache2 installation

i have just installed apache2 on my ubuntu shell,..but when i'm trying to test apache on my server with a command http://localhost/apache2-default/ it's showing server not found... what should i ...
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PHP 5.2 to 5.3 not upgrading, no errors

I'm following this guide: http://atik97.wordpress.com/2010/06/12/how-to-upgrade-to-php-5-3-in-ubuntu-9-10/ I've done all the steps, but it's still showing php 5.2.6 - any ideas? I have also tried ...
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apache2 tomcat6 single instance or multiple instances

I have apache tomcat servers(ubuntu 9.10) hosting jsp pages. Each server has two virtual hosting and is setup in apache and tomcat configuration files. Developers are in a plan to add two more jsp ...
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Apache restart on Ubuntu - error “could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80”

I'm a n00b - trying to get apache2 set up on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) on Rackspace Cloud. I have set up/configured OpenSSL and installed Apache, but Apache won't start. I assume its a ...
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Why are ACLs not loading on ec2 instance from saved image?

I am doing a nightly backup of an Ubuntu (9.10) server instance I have running on Amazon's EC2. This morning I started a new instance from the most recent saved image. When I ssh into the instance ...
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Loading a snapshot on a live instance to replace the root volume without terminating or stopping

I have a small EC2 instance running Ubuntu 9.10. I cannot stop or terminate it because it's a production server and we cannot lose our IP. I have an Amazon EBS volume that is our root drive and I ...
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apache2 won't start on ubuntu 9.10 server — why?

My question is threefold: 1) how can I figure out what actually happened here, 2) how do I prevent it from happening again, and 3) can I configure Monit to detect and restart the server if it happens ...
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How can I manually install pecl_http on Ubuntu 9.10?

This is essentially a repost of http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4159369/ubuntu-9-04-pecl-extension-downloads-but-does-not-install. Hoping maybe someone can help me here. I've done this: sudo ...
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I can't boot Win7 OR Ubuntu after installing Ubuntu 9.10

i made a partition on my new computer because i decided that i wanted to have both Win7 and Ubuntu 9.10. I made a disc image on my usb driver, and restarted my computer as to run Ubuntu without making ...
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Cherokee : force http over to https error

I'm trying to get Cherokee to force all http:// over to https:// for one of my virtual servers. Right now I've used the configuration suggested at the cookbook. Here is the part in the ...
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Recovering Ubuntu 9.10 /Windows 7 dual boot with Wubi

I had installed Ubuntu 9.10 /Windows 7 dual boot with Wubi. I had no issues for about 9 months, and then after having to do a force reboot after ubuntu got hunng, and never goes past boot-up. On ...
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Internet connection problem after new wireless network created Ubuntu 9.10

I want to share internet connection from my ubuntu box with my smartphone. The problem is when I try create new wireless network via GUI, I have problems with my internet connection. I guess that my ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu Server 9.10 to 10.04

Is there a best practice, meaning a particular script or procedure, that should be used to update from one version of Ubuntu Server to another? This would have to be without overwriting files/Apache ...
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Increase size of root directory / on ubuntu

How to increase the size of the root directory / on ubuntu 9.10?. Please need instructions... Disk /dev/sda: 8589 MB, 8589934592 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1044 cylinders Units = cylinders ...
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Ifconfig eth0:x 192.198.6.x up

I typed in the following ifconfig eth0:0 192.198.6.1 up ifconfig eth0:1 192.198.6.2 up ifconfig eth0:2 192.198.6.3 up Now there were no errors for either of ...
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sFTP access issues on Ubuntu

I've setup sFTP access on an Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic server but i'm having what i think are permission issues. With the sFTP account i've created it logs in automatically to: /srv/www/domain.com/ ...
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Nginx Config: Front-End Reverse Proxy to Another Port

I have a small web server that serves requests on port 5010 rather than 80. I would like to use nginx as a front end proxy to receive requests on port 80 and then let those requests be handle by port ...
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Why is port 20 still blocked when I have added it to Accept in iptables

I am trying to open the FTP Ports on my server. I have vsftpd installed on the server already. However I am unable to reach the server on ports 20 and 21 Somehow it is allowing me to access port 21 ...
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karmic and jaunty compatibilty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a package from Ubuntu Karmic onto Jaunty? are karmic packages compatible with jaunty?
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How to activate eth0 / eth1 earlier in ubuntu boot process

Let's see if I can explain this right: I have servers with two ethernet interfaces - one external and one internal facing. I have a DB (pg) on one server and accessible from other machines on the ...
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SSH host key is not regenerated after reboot

I believe this is an error. Every body is telling me that the ssh host key if deleted will be generated by reboot or restart sshd. I have an ubuntu 9.10 machine (which run on Amazon EC2). This ...
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What is keys inside /etc/ssh/ used for?

Can any body please explain the use of the key put in /etc/ssh/?
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Persisting nf_conntrack_max Across Reboots

In /proc I have two entries for nf_conntrack_max: /proc/sys/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_max /proc/sys/net/nf_conntrack_max The seem to point to the same value as changing one also changes the ...
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apache running but site not accessible

Am pretty new to server administration. So I am not able to get to the root of the problem. I am running Apache2 with mod_php on a 1GB Rackspace Cloud Server (Ubuntu 9.10). My site goes down often, ...
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Python can't find namedtuple on Linode Ubuntu 9.10

I have a Linode running Ubuntu 9.10 with a Python version of 2.6.4rc2 When I try to import namedtuple I get an ImportError. What could be going wrong? This is a part of the standard library.
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VM VirtualBox, Ubuntu 9.10: USB memory stick and SD card not detected

I have installed Ubuntu9.10 on VM VirtualBox, on my HP laptop. My laptop has several USB ports and also a SD card port. Unfortunately, I'm unable to access both, my pen-drive on the USB port and my ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Dowload Speed Very Slow

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 desktop and I'm new to the Linux world, so bear with me. I'm on a corporate network of 3 T1s shared across 50-60 users. I typically get about 300 KB/sec for downloads, but for ...
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“error module dav_svn does not exist”

I accidentally deleted the mod_svn on my webserver, and now I am stuck. Everything I try to do anything with it (remove it or reinstall it with apt-get), I get that message and apt fails. I know I ...
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Configuring Mail Relay

I'm running Ubuntu Server 9.10 with Postfix and Webmin. I have created virtual hosts for 3 domains following this serverfault.com answer. But the mail isn't relaying out to the world. I have 3 ...
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Hide Parent Directories During FTP Login on Linux

I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTP and Webmin. I have things set up such that when the FTP user logs in, the user goes to /var/www/[domain]. The trouble is that I don't want them to see the ...
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How Do I Configure ProFTP for Website Update?

I am running Ubuntu Server 9.10 with ProFTPD, and I also have Webmin. I have DNS setup for 3 domains, mail setup for 3 domains, as well as Apache2 setup for those domains. They work great. Now I ...
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How Do I Install a Webmin Module?

I found that my Webmin doesn't come with the vsftpd module to configure vsftpd. I found on their site that that they have a download tarball. I downloaded it, but don't know what the proper steps are ...
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when /etc/modules is used?

"# /etc/modules: kernel modules to load at boot time." my question is when and where the module loading job done? my first guess is some init scripts in /etc/init.d/ but grep got none. then i think ...
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Not able to run firefox in a head-less Ubuntu server 9.10

I need to run Firefox in my server in order to execute some Selenium tests from Hudson. I would love no to have to install a complete gui. So I installed Xvfb in order to fake the Gui (I understand it ...
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ubuntu: starting program with sudo on boot

I am trying to start xampp when the ubuntu starts on ubuntu 9.10. I tried going to system->preferences->startup applications adding it there, but it didn't work. I surmised it was because it needs to ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 server requires frequent reboots to free up memory [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 on my server. It works fine, it's just that over time (usually a couple of days) the memory usage just grows and grows until it invariably runs out and needs to be rebooted. ...
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Top - what does Virtual memory size mean? …linux/ubuntu

I am running top to monitor my server performance and 2 of my java processes show virtual memory of up to 800MB-1GB. Is that a bad thing? What does virtual memory mean? And oh btw, I have swap of ...