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LVM and RAID setup

I am relatively new to LVM and RAID. I have a Server (HP ProLiant) with a Hardware Raid (RocketRaid 2710). Given two HHDs (500 GB) I wanted to setup RAID 1 (Mirroring). When installing Ubuntu I made ...
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Can Ubuntu Desktop “become” Ubuntu Server?

Am I correct that Ubuntu desktop and server are the same os but that desktop runs X and lacks things that a server might have like dhcp server, mysqld, apache, etc.? And that if I add those items it ...
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Domain points to wrong account [on hold]

I have some trouble with my server. first, i had a main domain mydomain.com and a second mydomain.net which was parked on mydomain.com. Now i try to have a own account for mydomain.net but it ...
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Install Ubuntu LTS on a Primergy RX300 S4

I'm a sysadmin beginner so bear with me. We got delivered a Fujitsu Primergy RX300 S4 rack server and we need to install Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3 on it. The supported OS have not listed Ubuntu or Debian - ...
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Enable Firebird Interbase for PHP on Ubuntu LAMPP

I installed Firebird on Windows along with XAMPP and all went OK. On Ubuntu, after installing Firebird Server following the instructions here. I uncommented the "interbase.so" line in php.ini, but I ...
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Dovecot can't see user home dir

I'm testing my Dovecot configuration with mutt but without success. I have user user@example.com, I created home directory for him with maildirmake.dovecot command. But Dovecot cant cd to home ...
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How to view all ssl certificates in a bundle?

I have a certificate bundle .crt file. doing openssl x509 -in bundle.crt -text -noout only shows the root certificate. how do i see all the other certificates?
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How to downgrade a certain ubuntu 10.04 package (php) back to karmic?

I've updated from 9.10 to 10.04, but unfortunately the PHP provided with 10.04 is not yet supported by zend optimizer. As far as I understand, I need to somehow replace the PHP 5.3 package provided ...
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Xsession errors - cannot log in

I'm running linux mint 14 and when I try to log in I get an error saying "Session lasted less than 10 seconds...". When I click on details it says: /etc/mdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup... ...
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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 configure a New Relic agent to notify about out of date software on a Linux server?

All of my servers have a New Relic agent installed and I'd like to use this infrastructure for guarding against out of date software, and in particular against security patches that exist but are ...
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NFS on Ubuntu Server 14 LTS with iptables

I have a virtual server with Ubuntu Server 14 LTS. The provider has offered me NFS storage which I wanted to mount on the virtual server: mount -t nfs 192.0.2.4:/space /mnt/nfs However, I cannot ...
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Lightweight incoming-only mail server on Ubuntu/debian [on hold]

I'm looking for a incoming-only mailserver which is as lightweight as possible. Forward incoming Domains would be okay, but if it's even more lightweight it would be okay if the Server just saves ...
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How do you open up debug logging for BIND on Ubuntu?

I have a BIND server running on Ubuntu that is failing to lookup www.microsoft.com or any records at Microsoft. All other domains like google.com and yahoo.com seem to be working just fine. I am ...
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how to change interface ip in ifconfig with /etc/network/interfaces

Hi everybody when modifiying /etc/network/interfaces, saving it and then executing ifconfig i can't see the modification i made..for example here is part of my /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan1 ...
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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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Cannot upgrade Python

I just recently tried using Let's Encrypt to generate free SSL certs for a small website I'm running on a personal server. When I ran the letsencrypt-auto tool everything seemed to work, although a ...
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How to tell squid use Source IP address for sending requests?

I have two interfaces in my ifconfig, eth0 and eth1. Squid is set to accept connections from both of them on port 3000. However, eth0's ip address is always used to send proxy requests, even if ...
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How would I limit total outbound traffic?

I've had a look round and found solutions like tc to limit the total allowed bandwidth per user, but what I'm interested in is how to limit the total outbound traffic per user. I have a server with ...
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Jetbrains team products + out of memory

I am trying to build an Ubuntu server 15.10 VM with all the software tooling required for software development. When I saw that Jetbrains offers various tools like: hub, youtrack, teamcity and ...
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How does changes in /etc/pam.d/common-session-noninteractive affect fail2ban and possibly other programs/services?

Fail2Ban on Ubuntu 10.04 Configuration files /etc/fail2ban/jail.local [DEFAULT] ignoreip = 127.0.0.1 bantime = 10 # made for test purposes maxretry = 3 backend = polling destemail = ...
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trouble with change data dir on ubuntu mysql

Install zabbix on Ubunutu server with MSQL 5.6.27. After mount new part in /var/lib/mysql and copy all db files, mysql not started. What i done: 1) stop mysql 2) copy /var/lib/mysql to partition ...
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Samba 4.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) prompts for password when listing shares

I had to upgrade my Ubuntu Server to 14.04 which comes with Samba 4.1 (I used Samba 3 previously). I had to switch from security = share to security = user, because it looks like the first one seems ...
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lftp, setting for ignoring time-stamp?

I am using lftp for mirroring the files on a server to a PC. The problem for me is that as I put a batch of files on the PC that are exactly the same as the ones on the server, the mirroring starts of ...
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Server request timeout? [on hold]

I just setup zPanel on my server (an install of Apache, PHP, MySQL, etc). I set up a domain to point to the server IP and gave that to the installer. Though, now when I try to access or even ping the ...
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wlan interface is missing in ifconfig but present in the iwconfig

I have OrangePi Plus 2 with lubuntu installed and try to setup wifi there. Wlan interface is missing in the if config, but present in the iwconfig. ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Deploying play! 2.0 application on an apache server with a reverse proxy

I'm trying to deploy my play! 2.0 application on an Ubuntu 11.10 server and I have been running into error after error and hope someone can help me here. I am try to deploy my Play! application using ...
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MySQL port 3306 became filtered when configured with Keepalived on Ubuntu server 12.04 lts

I'm configuring two load balancer (lb01 & lb02) with keepalived for my two mysql server (db01 & db02) with standard port 3306. There is virtual ip address (192.168.205.10) to access it also ...
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Issue with aborted MySQL connections (error code: 4)

Some of the connections between my application server (Ubuntu, Apache, PHP) and my DB server (Ubuntu, MySQL) are failing with error code 4. According to the documentation error code 4 is: OS error ...
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Netgear VVG2000 router - change beacon interval

Hi we have a Netgear VVG2000 VDSL router/modem from our ADSL provider at the office. I've found that my Ubuntu laptop (running 10.04) keeps getting kicked off the wireless (specifically it seems to ...
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Nagios nrpe custom plugin command not defined on localhost

I have written a custom nagios plugin which is returning a command not defined error. I have not yet placed the command in nrpe.cfg or defined the service, etc as this is controlled by puppet and any ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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Is it worth to add a ppa instead of waiting for security updates from ubuntu?

Now that php have launch a new security update I have thought if it's worth to add a ppa that already have this security update or it's better to wait for ubuntu to release it? With the ppa you have ...
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Postfix for multiple project on VPS Ubuntu

I have a dedicated server on which there are many projects configured. Out of those I want a email send facility for one project using POSTFIX. But when I use this, the email from other projects are ...
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LDAP installed, running, but can't connect remotely [Ubuntu 10.10]

I installed LDAP on my ubuntu 10.10 system, using the tutorial found here: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.10/serverguide/C/openldap-server.html Everything seems to be working well, when logged into the ...
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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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Making war inside Docker stuck on NPM

Using Docker to make war file to attach to Apache Tomcat. Struggling to use NPM/MVN to get Tomcat war up. I'm behind a corporate proxy and the make scripts don't have "bower install --allow-root" ...
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Is it possible to install puppet recipe on an existing system manually?

I have a Vagrant/Puppet Box configuration installing ubuntu, PHP, nginx, redis, etc ... I would like to apply same software on my current ubuntu vm with my working enviroment. I could Install the ...
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Courier imapd: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/fam--

I am attempting to set up an email server on Ubuntu Natty based on postfix and using Courier's imap interface. Emails are received into virtual mailboxes without problem and can then be retrieved and ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 9.10 server edition on Ubuntu 8.04 server without using a CD-ROM?

I have a server in a datacenter which uses Ubuntu 8.04 server edition. And I have a remote control for this server. I want to delete all things in this server and install a clean Ubuntu 9.10 server ...
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IBus >= 1.5.11 on Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. I have the newest version of IBus installed, so does the command show: apt-get changelog ibus But the software I use (PHPStorm 10) gives a warning that IBus with version ...
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Ubuntu: Persisting IP Route Change on Reboot

The following command at the terminal gives me the networking changes I need: ip route change default via 10.255.255.1 dev eth0 src 82.82.82.82 To persist this on reboot I add the following to ...
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$0 empty in script when run by cronjob

I am trying to setup automated backups for an AWS EBS volume and using https://github.com/colinbjohnson/aws-missing-tools/tree/master/ec2-automate-backup to do so. The backup script used is the ...
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Using a self-signed SSL cert for an HTTPS-based internal APT repository

I've set up a Debian repository (Ubuntu actually) for internal use with some private packages, and now want to make it available over the web to some specific servers. I would like apt-get / aptitude ...
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How to make sysctl network bridge settings persist after a reboot?

I am setting up a notebook for software demo purpose. The machine has 8GB RAM, a Core i7 Intel CPU, a 128GB SSD, and runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. The notebook is used as a KVM host and runs a few KVM ...
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libpam-ldapd not looking for secondary groups

I'm migrating from libpam-ldap to libpam-ldapd. I'm having some trouble gathering the secondary groups from LDAP. On libpam-ldap, I had this on the /etc/ldap.conf file: nss_schema rfc2307bis ...
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Clone ec2 instance with all things installed

I received a amazon email saying that i have to terminate my instance because of attacks but worked really hard to install and setup everything on the instance. So how can i create another ...
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Error in Apache: /var/run/apache2 not found

This is more self-answered question but since it drove me crazy I would like to share with the community and maybe someone can tell me why it happened or what it caused. The thing is I wanted to ...
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installing zend debugger, ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install zend debugger in my ubuntu desktop with php 5.3 which I installed from ubuntu repositories. I have copied debugger plugin 5.3.x from zend.com to /usr/lib/php5/20090626+lfs and ...
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Sometimes: Unable to connect to host 127.0.0.1, or the request timed out. MySQL through Sequel PRO

I have been struggling with this issue for over a year now, and it’s really giving me a headache. I often experience I am unable to connect to the MySQL server through SequelPRO. If I ssh into the ...