Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Using Ubuntu Karmic as an L2TP Client for VPN

I'm trying to connect to a VPN service over L2TP using Karmic as a client and it's not working. The only details I have are the remote IP address, username & password, and a shared secret string; ...
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sendmail on ubuntu (9.10) machine “stopped” sending mail

I'm developing on my ubuntu 9.10 machine for the web (php). I'm using it sendmail for sending mails, and while developing on my local machine, I send local mails (to my user 'doron'). Up until a ...
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How to install mod_wsgi 3.1 on Ubuntu 9.10

I have a Python 3 web app so mod_wsgi < 3.1 doesn't cut it for me. However, on my Ubuntu 9.10 installation there doesn't seem to be a package for mod_wsgi 3.1. Is there an alternative repository ...
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Karmic Koala (Ubuntu): enable remote x clients through TCP

It seems every version of Ubuntu has a different way to enable remote connections to the local X server. I'm asking this question, while I do my own research: how can I enable the X server listening ...
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Running gdb on Ubuntu 9.10 Apache2 Install

I am trying to run gdb to debug my Ubuntu 9.10 Apache2 install and having a couple of problems: It seems like the package installed by Ubuntu for Apache2 does not include debugging symbols; is there ...
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How to install wget on this?

I did download RubyStack 2.0.3 for VMWare (Ubuntu 9.10) but I cannot download anything on it! It appears that all basic utilities are missing/screwed: bitnami@linux:/var/tmp$ wget -bash: wget: ...
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Why do I have no TTY on a basic Ubuntu 9.10 server install?

I have reinstalled Ubuntu 9.10 Server several times on a bog standard 1RU server and each time I finish the install and reboot I see GRUB run and am then presented with a black screen. The machine is ...
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apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName

I keep getting this warning when I (re)start Apache. * Restarting web server apache2 apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ...
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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 ...
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Rails3 environment running very slow on Windows XP, Ubuntu 9.04, Ubuntu 9.10

I've tried all three (granted the Ubuntu versions were via VirtualBox with XP as a host, but I gave the images all the available RAM my system has). Loading the rails environment is taking 30-60 ...
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Apache2 not restarting on ubuntu

I have installed apache 2 in ubuntu but when i try to restart it gives me this error vmware@ubuntu:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart * Restarting web server apache2 ...
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LInux: How do I diagnose / isolate what's causing “random” hangs and spontaneous reboots?

So, rather than guessing just what the cause is (though my money's on the nvidia drivers), where do I start looking to pin down some facts? I've been through /var/log on several occasions but there's ...
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Cannot re-install software that depends on old library after a distro-upgrade on Ubuntu 9.10

Recently, I did a distro upgrade on my Ubuntu 9.10. The process result in mnemosyne, my favorite flash cards program being removed, since it depends on python-qt3 - which was removed as a result of ...
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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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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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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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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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Determining PostgreSQL's port

I know that by default PostgreSQL listens on port 5432, but what is the command to actually determine PostgreSQL's port? Configuration: Ubuntu 9.10 with PostgreSQL 8.4
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Rebuilding RAID1 in Ubuntu

I had my second HD in my RAID1 come up with bad sectors. So I got another drive and pulled out the bad sector drive and put the new drive in. With the original working RAID1 drive in the computer it ...
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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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Why my samba printer is not visible (after boot) until i restart smb?

I've an old hp1100 and ubuntu 9.10 and now upgraded to lucid prerelease. I can't see my printer on network (using smb://mycomputer on nautilus or \mycomputr from xp). As long as i will not restart ...
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“Cannot allocate memory ” error whle copying data from window to ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 9.10 installed inside VM of server 2008. WHen i try to copy the data from the network and paste insid ethe Ubuntu it says error called "Cannot allocate memory " I have 3GB RAM attached ...
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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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Karmic iptables missing kernel moduyles on OpenVZ container

After an unsuccessful p2v migration of my Ubuntu server to an OpenVZ container which I am stack with I thought I would give a try to a reinstall based on a clean OpenVZ template for Ubuntu 9.10 (from ...
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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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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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Double default gateway ubuntu server

I've just installed an Ubuntu server 9.10 on an EEEBox. This is my /etc/network/interfaces # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static ...
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Securing SSH on Linux Ubuntu

How can I secure SSH access to a linux box running Ubuntu k for multiple users? This server will be for a web app but I'm not sure how to evaluate the tools to perform this task. I have tried a few ...
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dpkg error code 1

I am unable to add/remove any packages in ubuntu karmic I keep getting the following Errors were encountered while processing: crossplatfromui E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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My DHCP server cant connect to the internet

I have a cluster of three ubuntu desktops. They're all plugged into a switch, and I have one cable running from the switch to the internet (it's on my schools network). One is set up as a DHCP to ...
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How can I stop pulseaudio from filling /var/log/messages with ratelimit.c suppressed lines under Ubuntu 9.10

I'm running a vanilla, fairly new (a month) installation of Unbuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala on a desktop computer. My sound appears to be working fine, I can listen to music as well as flash audio under ...
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How to set up port forwarding on a dedicated server running CentOS 5.4 to use Ubuntu 9.0.4

The basic situation that I have is a dedicated server running CentOS 5.4 At the moment I have one VM running Ubuntu 9.0.4. Later on, I will want to add another VM running Windows Server 2003 but at ...
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Proftpd on Ubuntu - Create directory permission denied (550 ) after upgrade to 9.10

I am having problems with ProFTPD since I upgraded to Ubuntu 9.10 from 9.04. When I login as my ftp user (userftp) in the terminal I can create dirs fine in their home dir. But when I use ftp as this ...
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Bind9 wont start on ubuntu 9.10

Ever since i've upgraded to ubuntu 9.10, bind9 wont start: Setting up bind9 (1:9.6.1.dfsg.P1-3ubuntu0.2) ... * Starting domain name service... bind9 [fail] ...
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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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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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how to make grub always select the default option, even if first boot fails?

we have a temporary requirement to have several small PCs running ubuntu 9.10 running 24/7 in an environment where the mains power isn't very reliable. The machines are in a remote location and hard ...
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Grub2 menu after VMware guest customization

I have ubuntu 9.10 desktop VMware VM with the default grub2 installed. There is some weird problem with this VM. When you clone this vm and have a customization script run, the cloned machine crashes ...
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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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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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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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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, ...