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rsync with --backup

I'm trying to rsync a single directory of files and store timestamped revisions at the destination (remote). This is what I'm using at the moment: rsync --verbose --progress --stats --compress ...
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DNS problems with a static IP configuration in a VM

I am using Parallels Desktop 10.2 for Mac on OS X Yosemite. I am trying to configure my my client (Ubuntu 14.04) to host a website that is available to the host via a particular domain name. In the ...
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Why is ssh agent forwarding not working?

In my own computer, running MacOSX, I have this in ~/.ssh/config Host * ForwardAgent yes Host b1 ForwardAgent yes b1 is a virtual machine running Ubuntu 12.04. I ssh to it like this: ssh pupeno@b1 ...
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Ubuntu Pound Reverse Proxy Load Balancing Based off active server load?

I have Pound installed on a loadbalancer. It seems to work okay, except that it randomly assigns the backend server to forward the request to. I've put 1 backend machine under so much load that it ...
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Ubuntu client can't mount Nexenta NFS

I have a Nexenta storage box (Solaris), which exports an NFS share. Mac OS X and older Ubuntu clients can mount the NFS share just fine without any special options. Later version of Ubuntu simply ...
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ssh via public key authentication for users administered with NIS

I'm experimenting with using NIS for centralizing the user management for a network of approx 20 servers. I've got an NIS client and server working, and can ssh to the client machine and successfully ...
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ubuntu bind9 AppArmor read permission denied (chroot jail)

I am trying to run bind9 with chroot jail. I followed the steps mentioned at : http://www.howtoforge.com/debian_bind9_master_slave_system I am getting the following errors in my syslog: Jul 27 ...
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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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Correct way to isolate separate websites on same VPS

I have a server running multiple websites (mostly WordPress) and want to separate them from each other so I can give a person access to one site and not the others, and also so any code run on each ...
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Serial port forwarding over TCP/IP (linux server)

I am looking for a way to use a remote serial port on a linux machine over LAN. The machine is running ubuntu 10.04 and I have a arduino board connected to it, that I would like to be able to ...
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Creating a Virtual Host on a local development machine

I'm having issues with creating a Virtual Host on my Ubuntu Apache2 setup for local development. I'm better familiar with httpd.conf running CentOS 6.5 and don't seem to be able to figure out how to ...
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NFSv3 + ACL: mask is gone on clients

I'm sharing a NFS folder among a user group. The default umask on the clients is 0700, and this is a problem because newly created files won't be readable/writable by another users. So, I'm using ...
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Relay access denied (in reply to RCPT TO command) Postfix Issue

I am trying to configure my server for email taking reference form this link: SMTP Relaying Outgoing Mail in Postfix - using Webmin. I used Mandrill smtp server in my case. I have also configured a ...
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Problems installing php5 from source in Ubuntu

(Originally asked here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14977119/problems-installing-php5-from-source-in-ubuntu) I've been trying to install php5 for a while. I'm using. Ubuntu 12.10 Apache ...
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ssh still accepts password authentication despite being configured for public-key only authentication (which works!)

I have configured an Ubuntu 10.04LTS desktop install to only allow public key authentication. RESULT: public key authentication works perfectly! QUESTION: The problem is that despite being ...
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iked mutex lock issue

On Ubuntu 15.04, fresh install of iked with these requirements installed: cmake libqt4-core libqt4-dev libqt4-gui libedit-dev libssl-dev checkinstall flex bison results in: $ sudo iked iked: ...
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Filtering KVM guests with IPtables

My partner has a server with OVH that receives a constant variety of ddos attacks, while still staying up. We want to use IPtables on the host to filter the guests VM's traffic. The guest VM we want ...
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Issues with VSFTPD / FTP on Linux Ubuntu server - Steps for Troubleshooting?

I am dealing with an issue I am unclear on how to resolve and have been pulling my hair out for some time. I have been trying to configure an FTP user using the following (we use this same ...
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Mailman Issue on Ubuntu 14.04

One of my clients have VPS at A2 Hosting and using Ubuntu 14.04. He have Apache, MySQL and PHP running a Wordpress site and have Postfix and Dovecot (Installed using iRedMail) and able to send and ...
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Postfix mandatory smtp/smtpd vs “not mandatory” difference and configuration

Three questions: Correct me if I'm wrong: smtpd_tls_mandatory_ciphers => settings for incoming mandatory TLS encryption smtpd_tls_ciphers => settings for incoming opportunistic TLS encryption ...
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How to fix PuTTY showing garbled characters?

Connecting from a Windows 7 PC via SSH to an Ubuntu server using PuTTY, I get some screen errors: I.e. it: "Double-draws" the selection inside Midnight Commander (MC). Other characters like line ...
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My OpenVPN setup is still has a DNS leak [on hold]

I just setup a OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 14. Then I did a test on: http://dnsleak.com/. It says that my DNS is leaking. DNS IP: 68.67.52.186 Hostname: IP-68-67-52-186.static.fibrenoire.ca ISP: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 open port 80 inside VLAN

I have an nginx server running on ubuntu 12.04 that serves http through port 80 and https through port 443. Everything works fine if I access it from the same computer via localhost, 127.0.0.1 or the ...
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Where's ejabberd.cfg file in ubuntu

I have installed ejabberd by downloading ejabberd.run file from the website. I didn't installed it from apt-get since it was giving some issues. I am using ejabberd version 15.04. I need to make some ...
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NFS client, ZFS Server ZoL: cat to changed file ends with not found

We get in trouble since an update from our clients from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04. The behavior: On client A I change an existing file foo on a nfs share. On client B I do a cat foo. 1st time ...
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(KVM) virt-manager stuck in password prompt after open VM

so i installed a fresh ubuntu server 14.04 with KVM, i'm connecting with my other ubuntu machine using virt-manager. so after i had permissions problem creating a new VM, i uncomment user="root" and ...
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PostgreSQL didn't install on Ubuntu 11.04

On a new copy of Ubuntu 11.04 server I am trying to install PostgreSQL server by apt-get install postgresql. But in the end of installation log I saw: Error: could not create default cluster. Please ...
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Local php.ini not overriding main php.ini

I can't seem to get the php.ini file in the website's root (/var/www) to override the php.ini value in /etc/php5/apache2 /var/www/php.ini contents upload_max_filesize = 64M post_max_size = 64M But ...
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How to add an adblocking functionality to my openVPN server? [on hold]

I've just installed openVPN on my (ubuntu) server and generated&installed the clients configurations files on my iPhone and my Macbook. However I would like to add an adblocking functionality: I ...
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Postfix: warning: connect to 127.0.0.1:10023: Connection refused, not receiving mail from outside domains

I've had a Postfix server running for a very short amount of time, and it worked, but I had to restart the server today, and I'm no longer receiving e-mails from external sources: Jan 23 01:34:44 ...
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node-waf nodejs failing

When trying to compile Gilt Hummingbird for NodeJS, I get this error, as node-waf is missing. rm -rf build .lock-wscript bson.node node-waf configure build make[1]: node-waf: Command not found ...
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Getting a working remote desktop server running on Ubuntu 14.04

OK - here is something that I have had working a ton of times in the past - an XDMCP enabled X server that serves nice and shiny sessions including a login handler. What I have: A virtual Ubuntu ...
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HOWTO run Wordpress site along with Tomcat web aplication on the same server

I am building a solution where the CMS part of the site (i.e. About US, Contact etc) will be run on Wordpress & the private pages will be a Java-Servlet based stack run on Tomcat 7. Both of these ...
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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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What does siblings mean in /proc/cpuinfo?

Does it mean the number of virtual processors in a physical processor?
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Reconnect Attempts for CIFS share

I have a CIFS share mounted in the FSTAB on Ubuntu server, which connects to our NAS and works without issue. Last night we had an issue with the SAN for about 12 hours. We corrected the problem and ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 Heavy Network Traffic causes disconnect

I'm currently running a headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. Installed is the LAMP stack, Joomla, Virtualbox, phpvirtualbox, webmin and proFTP.. It resolves the IP address so I can access it remotely (either ...
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Ubuntu upstart hangs on interactive start & stop

How do I get Ubuntu upstart to not hang on interactive start & stop? I have created many upstart scripts that work fine during init, but often hang when I enter them at the console. If I CTRL+C ...
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Run shell script as Supervisord subprocess?

I have a Django 1.6.2 application that uses Celery 3.1.7 for asynchronous tasks. I'm starting my Celery workers using Supervisor. So far everything is working well except when I reboot my Debian 7.8 ...
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vps SSH not starting

some days ago I realized that my vps lost files in /etc/init.d/ which was completely empty. So I decided to make a clean install of the OS (ubuntu 10.04 on OPENVZ) i restored the OS template on my ...
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How to install FlexRAID on Ubuntu Server 14.04.02 LTS (command line) [on hold]

There seems to be no documentation of how to install FlexRAID on Ubuntu Servers... Can someone please give me a link to a guide or at least a Linux storage pooling application?
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mhddfs Gives Permission denied Error When Writing File to It's Mounted Volume

Running mhddfs 0.1.38 on Ubuntu-12.04 and have two NFS volumes exported from two different servers and mounted to this box. I can successfully create the mhddfs volume, I can read and list from it, ...
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How to download Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice mirrors to Ubuntu? [on hold]

To download Ubuntu repository I can use debmirror, rsync, apt-mirror and so on. But how to download and sync Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice repositories to make local mirror?
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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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Apache proxy to forward guacamole

I'm running a Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit server, on which I have some headless VirtualBox VMs running. In the past I have just forwarded the ports to access the VMs manually, but I want to use Guacamole to ...
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cron job sending emails in a wrong charset

I have following command in a cronjob: */5 * * * * php /var/www/domain/yii rss/parse It outputs email in a wrong charset: Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ANSI_X3.4-1968 But when i launch that ...
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Sync Ubuntu repository with Cobbler server fails

I am trying to sync the Ubuntu trusty repo to my cobbler server. The issue is that for some reason the connection seems unstable during the parts that work.. additionally it fails to proceed with one ...
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ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I am facing this error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) I tried every thing I found on Internet, but can not solve the ...
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Zentyal Server : Setting up secure VPN Client

I have officially exhausted pretty much all my google-fu trying to set this up so I'm asking my question here. For the record, I am a mid level rookie who has played around with servers in his spare ...
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UFW deny all outgoing except to certain IP's [duplicate]

I need to secure my server by making sure it can only communicate with a certain set of IP's (both incoming and outgoing). Setting up the incoming rules is easy enough, but I can't seem to find any ...