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Ubuntu-Files become read only in production.App down

I am a newbie and I had posted a question on stackoverflow and I got a satisfactory answer.Now the site is back online. The issue was that the files such as thin.log and all the app files had become ...
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Completely Messed up sudoers file and su Operations

I am in a really bad condition right now.I am jotting down the steps I did to get myself into this situation. My objective was to disable sudo on my machine. I am running Amazon Ec2 Ubuntu 12.04 I ...
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Any Ideas on a Better Browser Enabled Cloud Desktop using Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome and Amazon Web Services?

I am currently using NoMachine's NX Web Companion free product using java as well as FreeNX and an RDP for Windows to access a Gnome GUI Ubuntu 12.04 instance running on Amazon Web Services Free Tier ...
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Cant have passworldess ssh between 2 ec2 servers - Permission denied (publickey)

I created 2 aws ubuntu 12.04 servers I uploaded the id_rsa and id_rsa.pub files to both servers I ran the below on both servers chmod 600 id_rsa* eval `ssh-agent -s` ssh-add ~/.ssh/id_rsa What ...
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Errors running apt-get update and apt-get install mysql-server

Since yesterday I've been trying to run apt-get update unsuccessfully in Ubuntu instances I am creating on the EC2. In specific I've been getting these errors: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com ...
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Default mysql password for Amazon Ubuntu Apache Php MySQL - 25 - 05 - 2013 (ami-3b117a52)

Hi I just launched a new instance of Ubuntu Apache Php MySQL - 25 - 05 - 2013 (ami-3b117a52) Any idea what could be the default username/password of pre installed mysql? I can log into it by typing ...
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vsftpd installation not working on virtual server as of 14.04

The process I have used for installing vsftpd since 12.04 no longer works. I get the error stop: Unknown instance when restarting the service. I believe this means the configuration is wrong, but I ...
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RDP to amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance

I've set up an Amazon EC2 instance. I allowed RDP from any ip in the security groups, installed and started xrdp and added a user with a new password. However when I try to remote connect, the ...
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Ubuntu EC2 compatible kernels

I am trying to create an Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit AMI with the paravirtual type of virtualization. I have not had problems with the hvm virtualization. I can't figure out what kernel I need to use. For the ...
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SSH remote commands very slow after migrating from 12.10 to 14.04 on EC2

I had a number of 12.10 machines running on EC2 and provisioned them using scripts built around: ssh scp rsync Now I have replaced most of my 12.10 machines with 14.04 machine and am finding that ...
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Installing and configuring Snort, Barnyard2 on ubuntu 13.10 in AWS EC2 VPC

I need you help after searching a whole lot and asking AWS my problem is not getting resolved, so I have come here for your help. I have a AWS VPC setup with all ubuntu servers I have a NAT server ...
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How to access Amazon EC2 instance from Ubuntu 13.10?

I have an Amazon EC2 (Windows) instance which has been created for me and I have public DNS, public IP and the public key. I would like to RDP to this instance from Ubuntu 13.10. I have recently ...
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NTP: Use unprivileged ports

I have had some trouble with ntdpate on EC2, which was solved by using the -u argument for unprivileged ports: $ sudo ntpdate -u ntp.nasa.gov time-b.nist.gov I know that ntpd is better than a ...
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Can't run ntpdate on EC2

I have had some serious issues with time accuracy on my Ubuntu EC2 machines, with drifts of more than 60 seconds. A possible solution is running ntpdate or ntp, but I can't get them to work on EC2: ...
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ec2 ubuntu access requesting password after ssh update

I was trying to set up an sftp account and one of the forums suggessted that we comment out PAM access. I now think that is how the user ubuntu has access and so I can no longer access my ec2 instance ...
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EC2: Are frequent apt-get upgrades a good idea? [closed]

In my Ubuntu Desktop, I often run: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get autoremove To keep my machine updated. Is this a good idea in an EC2 production ...
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EC2: Should I restart when I get a “*** System restart required ***”? [duplicate]

When I log into my machines after an apt-get upgrades, I often get this message: System load: 0.06 Processes: 86 Usage of /: 28.3% of 7.75GB Users logged in: 0 ...
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Why did installation of MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 fail?

I wanted to get a look at MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 just out of curiosity. And based on this article it certainly looked like installation should be simple and straightforward. So I fired up an AWS ...
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What kind of traffic is going to ec2-54-83-181-212.compute?

I'm toying with some tools to monitor the network traffic going to and from my laptop. Specifically, I'm using iftop and nethogs. I am constantly seing traffic with a site reported as ...
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What is the default username for Amazon AMI images of Ubuntu Server?

I just launched one of the Ubuntu Server AMI's on Amazon EC2. I connect just fine, but I don't see anything to tell me the default login credentials. login as: ?
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ec2 instance won't boot!

So I had a server lose connection while updating to 14.04LTS. Foolishly, it ended up getting rebooted, and now I'm here. I disconnected the volume and mounted it on another system, chrooted it, and ...
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replacing kernel on non-booting ec2 instance

So I had an amazon ec2 instance crash during the update to 14.04LTS. Frustratingly, it appears the kernel might be bad (or at least that's what the log below says to me, I could totally be wrong). I'm ...
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How to correct file path to Drupal 7 installation

I've been schooling myself - finally have Drupal 7 installed on EC2 ubuntu-trusty-14.04-amd64-server (ebs) using Drush. Current hurdle is 404 not found: ...
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EC2 virtual server receives requests but can not access another host

Staff I have a virtual machine in Amazon AWS Ubuntu where I even installed Apache2, PHP5 and MySql. Everything was running well, well configured, my website running fine on it. Until suddenly ...
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Adding SSH Keys to Authorized_Keys

I have an Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2, that I use for development, and today I stupidly cleared everything out of the authorized_keys file for SSH. Luckily I have an SSH open, so I am still ...
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VSFTPD not working

I followed instructions and other other instructions too but because it is not user-friendly, the ftp server is not working. # This option specifies the location of the RSA key to use for SSL # ...
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Juju and no default VPC on AWS

I'm trying to use Juju with AWS but when I bootstrap it says that it cannot set up groups: "No default VPC for this user (VPCIdNotSpecified)". I have no default VPC on AWS and it appears it's not ...
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Understanding Ubuntu juju installed in Amazon Cloud

I will explain, what I have: I created an instance from Ubintu juju AMI from community AMIs. I connected to this instance using ssh. I would like to deploy a "charms" here, in my instance. But, When ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Amazon EC2: /dev/xvda1 will be checked for errors at next reboot?

I'm running the lastest Ubuntu 12.04 AMI (ami-a29943cb) from Canonical on Amazon EC2 and quite often when I log in I get the message: *** /dev/xvda1 will be checked for errors at next reboot *** I ...
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What is the official Ubuntu server AMI?

I would like to use the latest Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2. What are the right AMI for me to use?
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Installing Java on EC2 Instance — Unzip error

I've been trying to install java for a while now on my EC2 instance and I'm having no luck. I keep getting the error: sudo tar xf jdk-7u51-linux-x64.tar.gz gzip: stdin: not in gzip format ...
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Why do EC2 instances provisioned with Juju no longer include additional storage?

I recently upgraded from Juju 1.18 to 1.18.1, and suddenly my charm to deploy a MapR hadoop cluster stopped working. I traced the problem to the fact that non-root disks are no longer associated with ...
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Need help with getting NoMachine working on Ubuntu 14.04

I’m trying to get NoMachine working on a AWS EC2 instance with 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I’ve used the instructions from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NomachineNX ...
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Why do Ubuntu AMIs only have 8gig on root

I've created an EC2 instance from an Ubuntu AMI but the instance storage is split, with 8gig on the root and the rest mounted at /mnt Why is this? How do I get it all mounted on the root?
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dpkg doesn't function properly after upgrading an AWS EC2 to 14.04

After running do-release-upgrade -d on our staging EC2 instance, I've encountered a problem with dpkg. My original problem was that mkvirtualenv command was failing with the following error: Unknown ...
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How to change the default user name from ubuntu to something else on EC2 AMI

How can I create a new Ubuntu AMI so that when a new instance is created the SSH credentials are copied under a different user than ubuntu (e.g. /home/administrator/.ssh/)? In short, I need to be ...
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sudo: ruby: command not found after ssh

I'm working with ec2 instances and was trying to execute a ruby script on another instance after ssh to that instance. I have a ruby script which updates configuration files, so i need to run that ...
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GUI access to EC2 Ubuntu Instance Terminates Within a Minute

I finally was able to get GUI access to a Ubuntu instance I created on AWS. I did this by installing Ubuntu-desktop and also installing and configuring vnc4server (TightVNC?) on it. Now I can connect ...
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Aceessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers?

I tried to run a web server on amazon's ec2 instance . When I quired it through ELASTIC-IP of instance it resolved perfectly , but whenver I am tried to do a nslookup or try to access via custom ...
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Ubuntu EC2 memory usage issue-High disk usage by log files.

I am new to ubuntu and I had deployed my application code(Ruby on Rails) on Amazon Ec2 instance which is 32 bit medium instance a couple of months ago. Now I have installed Nginx and thin server on ...
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Run a script only at the very first boot

Is there an idiomatic way in Ubuntu to run a script only the first time a machine is booted? (EC2).
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Thin server not working on Production mode(live) on Amazon Ec2

I am new to Ubuntu and I have put my Rails code on Amazon EC2 machine.. I am having issues that the thin server I have put on the server seems to crash.I have put this question on stackoverflow ...
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Error when using Juju Client on Windows 8.1 juju bootstrap to aws get AWS Acess key id you provided

Question what could be the source of this error: Error The AWS Access Key Id you provided does not exist in our records. Setup: Windows 8.1 running the 1.16.6 windows juju client access via ...
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How do I adjust the instance size that Juju uses?

I've fired up some of the example instances of Wordpress and MySQL with Juju. A coworker has told me that the default instance size is "small". I'd like to be able to scale this to different sizes on ...
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what can be causing /etc/cron.daily/apt to hang?

Lately I've been getting a mail from the server every day, Subject Cron <root@host> test -x /usr/sbin/anacron || ( cd / && run-parts --report /etc/cron.daily ) Body ...
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unable to send email

I'm getting an error message: mail: cannot send message: Process exited with a non-zero status Command date | mail -s "test" -r some@myemail.com some@myemail.com mailutils install via this ...
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apt-get BADSIG signature gpg error [duplicate]

I am trying to do an apt-get update in one ec2 instance and I get the following error: W: GPG error: http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates Release: The following signatures were ...
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amazon ec2 ubuntu apt repos outage?

Is there something happened on Ubuntu Mirror Repos hosted on Amazon S3 Archive? I got the message "forbidden 403" returned from Ubuntu S3 archive It used to work before, but it stopped working ...
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How to connect to Amazon EC2 desktop AMI instance

I have started an EC2 instance from Raring Desktop AMI image. However i am not able to do the standard ssh -i ubuntu@host type login on this machine. I get the following error: Permission denied ...
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EC2 instance suddenly refused our key pair [closed]

I've been connecting to my AWS EC2 instance without any problem using the .ppk file provided by Amazon. The security group was set up properly enabling port 22, etc., etc., and everything worked just ...