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Ubuntu / node.js dropping incoming requests

I am getting dropped requests on a node.js server. I have simplified the test case to the point that it must be a problem with system setup. I am a developer and have very little experience with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server: Use STATIC DNS servers

How can I disable DHCP nameservers in Ubuntu 14.04? I have 2 Ipv4 and 2 Ipv6 nameservers which I want to use, but resolvconf only generates a file with nameservers from my hoster because the server ...
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Running startup shell script for ruby application as other user (not root)

I have installed RVM using 'user01' on Ubuntu 14.04 and user01 can start my rails application as expected. I, however, want to start this application following system start-up. I am trying to use the ...
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404 error for WebResource.axd with fastcgi-mono-server4

I have a simple ASP.NET WebForms app that I created in Windows and copied over to a Linux server (Ubuntu 14.04) that is running fastcgi-mono-server4 and nginx. The app runs fine on windows, but when ...
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tunnel 6to4 via ssh

Before starting let me give you short idea about infrastructure and topology and the problem which we are trying to resolve We have 4 Machine i.e. A, B, C and D with Ubuntu OS We are trying to ...
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Mongod not working but data exists

I am running a Homestead virtual box. I installed mongodb recently and was able to type mongod and it would load as it should. Now though I get an error saying dbpath /data/db does not exist. The ...
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Slow site, most time spent Blocking/Connecting [on hold]

My site is based on user-submitted content, meaning that users can upload images, etc. The problem is, my website loads extremely slowly on first load (before it caches). For example, here is the ...
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“More than one MPM loaded” when trying to start apache on Vagrant Ubuntu box

Whenever I try sudo apache2ctl start I receive the following message: AH00534: apache2: Configuration error: More than one MPM loaded. Action '-k restart' failed. The Apache error log may have more ...
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How to connect ubuntu to external smtp on port 587?

I have a fresh ubuntu server installation with no firewall and want to setup ssmtp to an external smtp server (e.g. smtp.mandrillapp.com:587), however, I couldn't get my server to connect to any ...
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Build a repository with apt-mirror for ubuntu with changelogs

is it possible to create an internal mirror of the ubuntu update repository with apt-mirror including all the changelogs. I have the following output when i ask for the changelog of a package: ...
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Allow dev user to edit files that sometimes belong to www-data

This question has been asked time and time again but none of the answers seem to answer my specific question - either that or I'm not getting it. Anyway, as per the title, I'm trying to limit our web ...
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Correct packages to install LAMP on ubuntu

I have read some tutorials about install LAMP and I have seen that they install differents packages for MySQL and PHP. For example to install MySQL: 1. mysql-server 2. mysql-server ...
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Ubuntu SQUID 3.3.2 + MIKROTIK cAP 2port

have an issue: I have Mikrotik(2 port), 1 SQUID UBUNTU(configured by external dude) and client pool. The scheme looks like : |User Pool| - >| Mikrotik | -> ether1-gateway subnet -> | SQUID | So ...
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mySQL issue at installation

I have great trouble with mySQL installation. The error message in log (/var/log/debug) is: Nov 20 11:17:41 gotfarm1 /etc/init.d/mysql[11880]: 0 processes alive and '/usr/bin/mysqladmin ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04LTS Swappiness for server with 16GB memory

(don't worry I'm not asking what my setting should be, asking for the theory behind some conflicting advice I've read) My application is one that is lightweight and not under much load, but needs to ...
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“No input file specified” when running php under fastcgi inside chroot under nginx outside of chroot

I have a scenario with nginx/1.4.6 running on Ubuntu 14.04 but with php/5.2.10 inside a chroot Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala). My issue is that all requests to php files result in the dreaded "No input ...
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Login kickout every time in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

We have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in our production servers. Our Dedicated server disk was filled, due to that issue one of the production server stopped. While troubleshooting i found that disk was ...
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Execute script on ipv6 prefix change [migrated]

How can I execute a script or program whenever my (world-routeable) IPv6 prefix changes? If there is (currently) no easy way to do this, a pointer to the corresponding Posix system calls would be ...
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attack to vps trought requests from localhost [on hold]

I'm having a problem with a vps running ubuntu 12that i own. Last days, the cpu of the vps was at 100% all the time. Running htop, i was able to see that i have a process named "host", created by ...
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PHP file downloaded instead of executed with nginx try_files

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10, nginx 1.6.2, php 5.5.12. I have a site set up like this: server { root /usr/share/nginx/www/oliviataussig; index index.php; server_name oliviataussig.com ...
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Fail2Ban Correctly Attempts to Ban IP but IP does not get banned - iptables chain exists but not working

Running on Ubuntu 14.04 Server. So I have fail2ban correctly configured to process /var/log/auth.log for SSH login attempts. Upon 3 failed attempts I see this in the fail2ban log: 2014-11-19 ...
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“Open files” ulimit applied only when using 'su - userX' but not when I SSH into server

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is that the ulimit values described in limits.conf are not being applied when I SSH into my server using a non root account. Either that or they are being applied ...
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“A new version of /boot/grub/menu.lst is available” when upgrading Ubuntu on an AWS server

I just tried to do a sudo do_release_upgrade on an AWS EC2 Ubuntu 13.10 server to upgrade to 14.04. All was going well until I got the following message: A new version of /boot/grub/menu.lst is ...
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Server being hacked with lots of weird process [duplicate]

(I have asked same question at http://superuser.com/questions/841908/server-being-hacked-with-lots-of-weird-process and was told better to ask here, could some admin help delete the post at ...
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Issue with multiple virtual hosts on dedicated server. 2nd VH won't respond, 1st one does

I've got two virtual hosts setup and enabled using a2ensite. It's Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS, Apache2, etc. So there's two config files in /etc/apache2/sites-available and their respective symlinks ...
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Dkim and domainkeys always come as neutral

Well i tried this tool isnotspam.com and it say: DomainKeys Check : neutral DKIM Check : neutral and in mail log has: postfix/smtpd[5236]: warning: connect to Milter service inet:localhost:10027: ...
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Amazon EC2 server cannot connect and access via putty out of sudden

I have a ubuntu server setup in amazon ec2 for few months. Today, out of sudden, the server status is not reacheable and putty is not accessible too. I've also rebooted the system, it seems to be ...
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How do I set permissions for uploading media in WordPress? (Ubuntu 14.04.1, nginx 1.4.6)

I'm having trouble finding the correct permissions for running a WordPress site on my droplet. I followed this guide to configure the site: How To Configure Secure Updates and Installations in ...
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dspam crashes with “general protection” kernel error [on hold]

I use DSpam with Postfix. Recently DSpam started to crash with the following error in syslog: Nov 16 14:10:55 home kernel: [ 133.042190] traps: dspam[1692] general protection ip:7f63a493f3b0 ...
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Lost ssh-control on aws ec2 instance after Ubuntu update

During major update of Ubintu on my aws ec2 instance, system asked me if I want to disable ability to ssh under root user, as for most systems it's not used, but simplifies attacks. As by default I ...
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How does Linux pick which network interface to use?

Let's say I have a machine with two network adapters on different subnets, eth0 (10.0.100.5) and eth1 (10.0.200.5). Assuming both subnets have routes to the internet (though their own NATs) and to the ...
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SMTP proxy (relay) with SSL

Short question I need some kind of SMTP proxy server which does not verify passwords and directly pass credentials and data to a target server. The target server uses self-signed certificate so I ...
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Increased CPU usage and server response time

Over the past 10 days, I'm suddenly experiencing increased CPU usage on my website with CPU usage reaching 100% three times. During that time I'm unable to SSH to my website so I haven't been able to ...
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how to setup dhcp server for different masks in ubuntu [closed]

Is it possible to setup a DHCP server for multiple subnets? my server setup details: DHCP server IP : 192.168.1.1 subnet mask :255.255.248.0 I had successfully implemented DHCP for ...
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Apache virtual host not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've been using this tutorial to set up an Apache virtual host on my Ubuntu pc. I've created a no-ip domain which I will be using as the hostname of my virtual host. I've followed every step of the ...
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grub: Booting Ubuntu off /boot in LVM, broken after upgrade

I have servers I want to upgrade remotely and headlessly from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. This upgrade has to happen via script, with no interaction. The do-release-upgrade command exits cleanly, ...
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How to setup public IP on localhost - Ubuntu [closed]

I have configured my Ubuntu server on localhost and got my router configured from my isp with IP. But I unsure how to configure it to make the server live. Can anyone please help me with ...
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SASL severity 2 password verification failed

I have PHP Memcached running I have binary turned on (both memcached process & php) I am using Memcached::setSaslAuthData Using Ubuntu 14.04 SASL is enabled I just continually get: mech: ...
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Ubuntu server becomes unresponsive on hard disk issues despite raid setup

I am running a server on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (Linux xxxx 2.6.32-67-server #134-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 24 18:55:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux) with two hard discs in a software raid 1. I repeatedly had the ...
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Access my own Virtualbox' services? [migrated]

Basic newbie question and I did search a bit. I have Windows 7, installed Virtualbox, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in it. It runs fine and I can sudo apt-get just fine. What I want it for is its LAMP ...
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mySql backup/restore via a cpanel alternative in ubuntu [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64. As I found CPanel cannot be installed. I found an alternative Ajenti but I can't find functionality I need: 1. backup/restore of selected mySQL DB. 2. Backup/restore of a vhost ...
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Sudden increase in CPU usage and server response time

Over the past 10 days, I'm suddenly experiencing increased CPU usage on my website with CPU usage reaching 100% three times. During that time I'm unable to SSH to my website so I haven't been able to ...
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Put crossdomain.xml into icecast2 webroot

I'm trying to put a crossdomain.xml file inside icecast2 web root to be able to access by the flash player http://example.com:8000/crossdomain.xml I'm frustrated now. Tried everything possible but ...
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Existing Win7 machine: Install Ubuntu and convert existing Win7 to VirtualBox VM [migrated]

I have a dev laptop with Windows 7 installed. I want to switch this to Ubuntu and convert the existing Win7 physical installation to use in VirtualBox running under the newly installed Ubuntu. I ...
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“ip route get” on Ubuntu returning default instead of static route

We've been trying to solve this seemingly simple routing problem for days. We are trying to route traffic through an OpenVPN tunnel. Specifically, traffic to 10.0.1.136 should be routed through our ...
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What does -qq argument for apt-get mean?

I just received a Vagrantfile and post install bash script. The vagrantfile downloads standard Ubuntu from Ubuntu Cloud but I found something in the bash script. Few lines of script reads as: ...
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Remote Connections Mysql Ubuntu - bind address failed

I am trying to configure my server to allow remote connections. From what I understand I need to uncomment bind-address 127.0.0.1 in the my.cnf file, then restart mysql. That hasn't worked. I have ...
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ubuntu sudoers file hacked?

I've 3 ubuntu 14.04 vm on a remote hosting for code repository and testing purpose. I've got them for more than 1 year now. Two of them are working properly, but on one of them I can't run root ...
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Unable to load configuration from 777 [closed]

I am trying to run my uwsg with supervisor and I am getting this error "unable to load configuration from 777" [program:tmanalytics] directory = /root/www-data/tmapi/ command = uwsgi -s ...
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virtualhost document root access previous folder

How to access previous folder via index.html that not included in virtualhost document root. For example: <VirtualHost *:443> DocumentRoot /var/www/banking/personal-banking ...