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ssh unable to login as root

I am unable to login as root via ssh. i have also set the password usin sudo passwd and sudo passwd root no luck. Any recomendations on how to solve this issue? # Package generated configuration file ...
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How to remove entries from lsblk?

I have an AWS EC2 instance and I tried to attach and mount couple of EBS volumes on it. Somehow mount command was taking very long time so I deleted those volumes using AWS console. Now problem is ...
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How to install APC on a vagrant box running Ubuntu 12.04 with PHP 5.4?

In my "Vagrant" file I have this line: chef.add_recipe("php::module_apc") But it gives me this error: [2013-01-11T22:14:53+00:00] INFO: Processing package[php-apc] action install (php::module_apc ...
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How to check my PHP and MySQL version on Ubuntu VPS?

HI I am going to install MyBB but I am not sure whether I have installed the correct version of PHP and MySQL. PHP version 5.1.0 or above with XML Extension installed MySQL version 4.0 or ...
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Can haproxy run user-defined shell script for healthy checking?

When configuring HAProxy, we can assign user-defined checker by using a .sh script and xinetd. I wonder why does not HAProxy call the script directly and check exit code? I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
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Virtualbox Host-Only Network with DNS server installed on the guest [on hold]

my setup is this one : Host : Ubuntu 14.04 Guest : Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox v4.3.22 I succesfully setup two networks, a NAT one and a Host-Only one. I installed as well on the guest the dnsmasq DNS ...
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How do I ask apt-get to skip any interactive post-install configuration steps?

I have a server build script which uses apt-get to install packages. It then puts pre-written configuration files directly in place, so the interactive post-install configuration dialog in packages ...
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very slow connection to ssh server from client (but not other servers)

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 laptop that is taking so long to connect to various servers (in different data centres) that it seems like a bit of a lottery whether I'll actually get a connection. If I ...
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Asterisk - very high Load Average with no reason

There is a problem with Asterisk server showing high Load Average I can not explain. Ny setup is: Asterisk 13.1.0 Linux 3.13.0-24 (Ubuntu Server) Dual socket (Xeon E5-2620) server, HT enabled - 24 ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04LTS have the OpenSSL heartbleed fix?

Only OpenSSL 1.0.1f or later has the fix for the heartbleed exploit. So does Ubuntu 12.04LTS have the fix? We need to use 12.04LTS for reasons I won't go into, and we can't upgrade. According to this ...
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Ubuntu Linux, Bonding, and VLANS - Can I configure all interfaces to be tagged? IE: Bring up BOND0 interface without an IP Address

I have a server with multiple adapters in a bond, bond0. I am not sure (even after extensive research) how to bring up the bond0 device without an IP address. I want the VLANs to use bond0, but not ...
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403 with Apache and Symfony on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to run symfony on my apache installation (I'm using xampp for the whole package) and it keeps giving me a 403 error every time I try to access my website. I've got vhosts set up with the ...
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Using Puppet apt module

I'm an absolute beginner at Puppet, and I'm having an issue when I try to install a package via the apt-module. class newrelic { apt::source { 'newrelic':location => ...
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Can't get logstash to work with upstart script

I've installed logstash on my headless server but I'm having a few problems getting it to work from the upstart script with sudo service logstash start. This is the output I get from ...
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Obtaining root access to linux machines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lost Root and other user passwords I have a number of linux machines (debian and ubuntu) left from a former system administrator. There's no way to find out root ...
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Running python to unlock luks full disk encryption

I wish to make use of full disk encryption using Luks on ubuntu 14.04. However, i wish to make use of my own python script to carry out the functionality of generating the decryption key during device ...
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Ubuntu Subdomains on the Fly

We're a trying to accomplish the following on a Ubuntu Server 13.04 installation. We host SaaS apps for customers are are currently moving off shared hosting environments due to limitations with ...
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Is someone sending me mails via my own server? (Plesk relay) [on hold]

On my Ubuntu server, I use Plesk to manage email accounts, among other things. Emails to info@mydomain.com are automatically forwarded to myname@gmail.com. No problems so far. But today I received ...
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FastCGI sent in stderr: Unable to open primary script

Situation: Server A & server B installed same Ubuntu 14.04, same nginx version (1.4.6), same virtual host (domain.com) and joomla folder (rsync-ed from server A to B) But server A only able to ...
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need some insight on this crash [on hold]

I'm a new poster, but longtime reader of server fault, and I'm hoping one of you can shed some light on my repeatedly maddening crashes. This is a media server running Linux mint. Gig of ram, pretty ...
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Rails + Nginx + Unicorn multiple apps

I get the server where is currently installed two apps and i need to add another one, here is my configs. nginx.conf user www-data www-data; worker_processes 4; pid /var/run/nginx.pid; events { ...
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Where can I find a good Anycast Provider? [on hold]

We run a VPN Service (much like unblock-us/blockless). We have two DNS servers that handle DNS requests. Unfortunately for us, they are currently at the same hosting company. We did talk about having ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 can access LAN but not internet

Using Ubuntu Server (12.04) via command line, I can access the LAN (e.g. ping local machines) but not the internet (e.g. "ping google.com" or "sudo apt-get update"). How should I troubleshoot this? ...
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Bind9 on a dedicated server [duplicate]

I am using bind9 on a dedicated vps with ip: xx.xx.xx.xx And i have vps server with webserver and its ip: yy.yy.yy.yy Question: it is correct to point nameservers, e.g. ns1.domain.com/ns2.domain.com ...
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LDAP client can connect to LDAP host but can't see LDAP users

I'm configuring LDAP on a cluster of Ubuntu 14.04 machines. I successfully set up the LDAP host using these instructions. Now I'm trying to get an LDAP client to work using these instructions. ...
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Where do you edit the MySQL config?

Hi I am looking to change the minimum amount of characters MySQL needs to do a full text search and I can't seem to find that file. The code I am looking to paste in is ft_min_word_len=3 What file do ...
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Do i have to write NS entries in every zone file using bind9?

example zone file (domain1.com): @ IN NS dns1.domain.com. @ IN NS dns2.domain.com. dns1 IN A **.**.178.93 dns2 IN A **.**.178.93 Do i have to declare IN NS in every domain zone file using bind9? ...
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Tomcat is not starting although JAVA_HOME path is correct

I have linux server in which I run several Tomcats. The current Java I use is 64 bit. All Tomcats use 64 bit java but one. This one Tomcat needs to run with 32 bit Java. If I don't change anything, ...
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Apache Alias directive not working [on hold]

I'm trying to use and Alias directive to be able to access through web to a directory outsite the web directory. This is what I'm using: Alias /test /home/directory <Directory /home/directory> ...
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Forgot user password and disabled root ssh signin Ubuntu 14.04 server

First I need to say that I'm not pro Linux admin but web master trying to configure server. Though I am learning. I disabled root ssh login in sake of security and then I forgot to save user account ...
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Upgrade server running Ubuntu 8.04 w/plesk to Ubuntu 9.04 w/plesk [closed]

The Ubuntu upgrade process is pretty straightforward. However I've never upgraded a server running Ubuntu 8.04 w/ Plesk 9.2 to Ubuntu 9.04 w/ Plesk 9.2. I was going to follow the usual Ubuntu upgrade ...
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Ubuntu Server running Plesk subversion command only accessible to root user [on hold]

I have a VPS through myhosting.com the VPS is running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Plesk 12.x when I log into my VPS with the root user and do svn help I get the standard reply telling me the basics of the ...
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How to get Run Puppet button working on Foreman?

First of all, I know there is already a very similar question here on serverfault, but it doesn't quite answers my problem. So, my setup is the following: I have one server, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Change php error reporting to hide warnings for specific site only [Debian|Ubuntu]

Imagine a couple of sites-enabled available from /etc/apache2/sites-available. (Only Debian-based distros work like this.) Is it possible to mute warning messages from php scripts from a specific ...
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Using ppp0 via VPN for everything but ftp [migrated]

I have an ubuntu server I use to wget certain files from the internet via a VPN. I have set the VPN up using PPP0 and currently adjust the route like this: sudo route add default ppp0 Everything ...
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“bin/unpack200: not found” when installing TeamPostgreSQL

Running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I downloaded the 68MB .sh file from the project website. When I run the file with sudo I get the following output: ben@tardis:~$ sudo ./teampostgresql_ubuntu.sh Unpacking ...
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How do I auto-start docker containers at system boot?

What is a good way to automatically start docker containers when the system boots up? Is there a preferred way to do this on Ubuntu 14.04? I've used supervisord in the past to auto start web apps. ...
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Google Cloud: Connection Refused upon reset/shutdown

I recently signed up with Google Cloud to host a small VM instance. I created a basic instance with Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS as its OS, installed apache2, MySQL and Wordpress to it and worked on a ...
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How to share Internet connection with Ubuntu Virtual Machine?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 as host and Installed Ubuntu 11.04 as Virtual Machine using Virtual Box. My proxy is configured using URL. I tried configuring in the networking settings and also with ...
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Apache2 config variable is not defined

I installed apache2 on ubuntu 13.10. If I try to restart it using sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart I get this message: AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 unmet dependencies [closed]

I have a VPS which is running plesk, I wanted to use a nginx web server and update the php version but I believe there could've been some sort of conflict with plesk when I tried to install nginx. I ...
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Nginx not running with no error message (ubuntu 14.04 lts)

I am trying to start my nginx server. When I type "$> /etc/init.d/nginx start", I have a message appearing "Starting nginx: Ok", and then nothing happens. When I type "sudo lsof -nP -i | grep ...
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Create .deb package after running passenger-install-nginx-module

I do need nginx with passenger support and also custom modules. For compiling nginx with the needed modules I use passenger-install-nginx-module provided by Phusion Passenger directly. I would like ...
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Duplicate DB and files

I'm creating a group of websites using the CMS Concrete5 has models to be presented to my clients. My idea is that they can choose each one they want and deploy a new subdomain with a model ready to ...
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Disable Keyboard on Ubuntu Kiosk Touch PC

I'm in the middle of deploying a series of Kiosk PC's with a minimal Ubuntu server and a web enabled Application(Rails) on it. The hardware are Shuttle All-in-one PC's at the moment. The PC starts ...
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Ubuntu + Nginx: directory index of “/var/www/app/my-app/” is forbidden

I keep hitting this error when trying to load up my Laravel application on an Ubuntu+Nginx server. The user should visit app.example.com/my-app and it should load the contents of ...
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Network connection to Firebird 2.1 became slow after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04

We've got a setup that we're using for different clients : a program connecting to a Firebird server on a local network. So far we mostly used 32bit processors running Ubuntu LTS (recently upgraded ...
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Where to store big data (best practices)

I am installing a fresh Ubuntu on our lab server. We have lots of massive genomes which need to be accessed by Apache www-data user. Currently I backed all the data up on external drives. My goal is ...
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Change default WEB-INF location

I'm setting up a server on AWS (ubuntu 14.04) with Apache 2.4.7 and Railo 4.2 using the apache connector and mod_cfml. I have multiple sites I am hosting, and that is working fine. The directory ...
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Apache fast-cgi and php-fpm on Ubuntu 14.04 - Run PHP File as the owner

I am trying to setup FastCGI and PHP-FPM so that a php file can be executed as the owner of the file. I am trying to replace SuPHP with FastCGI and fpm. Earlier, I had folders with different owners ...