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security updates

I am using ubuntu14 in aws amazon to run my project on browser. But there is a major problem that I am facing. Every time when I login to the server using putty, I get security updates & upgrades ...
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How do I check the IaaS image hasn't been compromised?

We are deploying in Chinese datacentre, it took us a while to get our account approved with Aliyun (some kind of Amazon AWS). We are protecting all in and out data transfer but what guarantees that ...
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Running out of disk space

I have Ubuntu machine, version 14.04 running on AWS (EC2). Yesterday, my disk space run out of space. Running with user root df -h Bring this result: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted ...
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How do I change the default password?

I'm trying to follow the instructions found over here: http://wiki.bitnami.com/Amazon_cloud/Where_can_I_find_my_AWS_Marketplace_credentials%253f It says to do the following: The following approach ...
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Nano edit, permission denied

I am trying to edit a index.php by using sudo nano index.php. Nano opens me into index.php, then i add the code into the file, save and try to exit but it says permission denied. I am using ssh ...
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PPTP connection failures with client VPN

I'm running trusty on AWS and am trying to connect to a client's VPN. They use Softlayer, whose docs recommend connecting with PPTP. I've been able to connect successfully, but the connection is very ...
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How can I wait for ipv6 availability in a cloud-init script, to launch a docker box?

I'm using ubuntu v12.04 in AWS, using an AMI that's nothing more than docker and the core ubuntu operating system. The upstart script packaged with docker.io starts on ipv4 availability: start on ...
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SSH connection failing since I changed server port number

Yesterday I changed the default ports on the server from 22 to 1993 then restarted but now I can't connect at all. I used ssh -i keyname.pem ubuntu@remotehost to connect then sudo vi ...
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Having trouble connecting to my AWS EC2 instance

I manually configured an AWS EC2 instance with Ubuntu, Ruby, MySQL. This instance is configured with both a key and password based login. For key login, I can ssh in using ubuntu as a user name and ...
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Amazon aws type keys generation

There is perfect security model when connecting to Amazon AWS instance. But I would like to be able to make such key my self for custom user. To be clear it will be user with git repository, but it ...
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Install SVN in ubuntu for PHP

I have an AWS instance on which I have installed Ubuntu. I am using it primary for PHP code hosting and I would like to set up SVN there. I have seen the tips for installing SVN using apt-get but how ...
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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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Password for software updater on xubuntu-desktop [duplicate]

I installed xubuntu-desktop on an AWS instance of Ubuntu 14.04 sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop xfce4 firefox nano -y --force-yes I am logged in as ubuntu, I think this is the administrator and ...
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Can't mount xfs filesystem after reboot

I have an amazon ec2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04. It has an attached EBS volume formatted as XFS. It's worked fine for a long time. However, after a reboot today, the volume is no longer being ...
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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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404 when accessing phpmysql

I need some hand holding. I have a website on AWS. It was setup by someone else, so was not involved with the setup process. I have access to the site via winSCP. I know that it is Ubuntu but not ...
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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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USB port forwarding in Ubuntu AWS machine from windows client

I am trying to access my local USB devices from Remote Amazon AWS machine. for Windows remote AWS machine I was able to access it following these instructions: ...
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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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Data storage on ubuntu AWS

My client needs 500 GB data space on cloud (AWS). I had created a ubuntu 12.04 and wonder how do I give my client access to my ubuntu share on AWS? How will my client access it and can they map it as ...
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“Could not open display `(null)'” error. How can I fix this?

I'm trying to run an appliaction, but when I run it I get a Could not open display `(null'). Error. Why is this? Specifically I was trying to run scratch (which I installed via aws): ...
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How To Set FQDN From Bash Script

Is it possible to set the fully qualified domain name from a bash script? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have an autoscaling group on Amazon and I am using Puppet for configuration. For example, I ...
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Expanding an encrypted xfs volume

I am working on expanding a currently attached volume to one of my Ubuntu Amazon AWS servers, but I am having some problems. I already created a new volume from a snapshot, then attached the newly ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Tool setup

I have the AWS Elastic Beanstalk Command Line Tool running on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Virtual Machine but I can only get it to work if i set the location of EB to the exact website folder I am going to ...
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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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Off Site backups to VPS/Amazon Web Services/Rackspace

Has anybody here ever gone down the line of using hosted services such as AWS or Rackspace to backup files off site? Was thinking of using Duplicity setup on a server and enable backups using GnuPG ...
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AWS Ubuntu server

Hey I am really new to Ubuntu so hopefully someone can help me out set up a vps on aws. I have created a private key to use with ssh. I am wondering what is the best way for me to allow someone else ...
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Is it possible to install a newer version of cloud-init on Lucid?

I'm using EC2 user-data to configure certain services before they are launched on newly spun up instances. I've been using #cloud-boothook as the beginning of user data, and it worked like a charm on ...
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How to update to 3.12 kernel on EC2?

Updating kernels on EC2 seems a nightmare. I'm on saucy, currently on kernel 3.11.0-14-generic according to uname -a. There's a fix in 3.12 that I need, how can I get it? I tried the instructions ...
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unable to do apt-get upgrade or update: Not Found

When I do sudo apt-get upgrade or update, I get the following: Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main apport all 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.1 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] Err ...
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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 log in to Skype via command line

I am aware of how to install Skype via command line - by adding the Canonical Partner repo and using apt-get. However, how can I log in via the command line? There are two reasons I want to do this. ...
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Filezilla question permission denied file transfer failed

I'm using amazon web services to host my Ubuntu Lamp stack and I'm new to this (of course). I installed LAMP and wordpress to use for my website using this tutorial: ...
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Backup Failed, need help not failing

Backup (Deja Dup) failed to do an initial backup to my Amazon S3, and despite my best Googling efforts, I could not find a solution : ( Here's the error message: BackendException: Error uploading ...
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Configuring Postgresql 9.1 and PostGIS 2 on Ubuntu 13

I'm following this manual to Configuring Postgresql 9.1 and PostGIS 2 on Ubuntu 13 in Amazon AWS, when executing sudo apt-get update I get lot of errors and warnings for example: Err ...
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How do I configure matplotlib to work on EC2?

We are trying to set up a virtual development / research cloud environment for our students. Students need to be able to log-in, launch python IDE, and plot some graphs for their homework. We are ...
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How to add Landscape monitoring to machine 0 in juju

The Juju Landscape charm supports adding relations to services, but there is no visible service in machine 0 to add a relation to. How to add it to Landscape then?
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What is skew value in Mongo DB Database replication?

I have just started the three MongoDB replica servers. I do not understand what is this screw value what it should be on which server? Which values should I monitor I have taken 2 screenshots ...
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Install LAMP and Zend Framework on Server Version (EC2)

Does anyone have a good step-by-step guide to setting up a server version of Ubuntu as a LAMP server? Preferably with Zend Framework installed? I have been working on a local workstation with the ...
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mysql show databases not showing databases that are in /opt/bitnami/mysql/data directory

and thank you for taking the time to look at my question. I have an ebs-backed ec2 ubuntu server which is running but unreachable. ** There are very stupidly no recent backups ** I made a snapshot ...
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How can I use an existing S3 bucket in Backup?

I have an existing Amazon S3 bucket in the Oregon region. How can I use it as the backup location in Backup? Details I've enabled the Amazon S3 backup location, but I don't see a way to specify ...
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Can I use Amazon Glacier as the backup location?

Amazon Glacier storage is attractively inexpensive. Is there a way to make Backup use it as the backup location?
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How to run sudo command with no password?

How does the ubuntu user on the AWS images for Ubuntu Server 12.04 have passwordless sudo for all commands when there is no configuration for it in /etc/sudoers? I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 on ...
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Can juju be used in other region than the US?

Is there a way to bootstrap and/or deploy a server in Amazon EC2 not in the US region ? In juju's constraints, it seems that we can only choose region a, b, c or d which are in the US. Thanks for help ...
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I would like to set up a ubuntu OS on Amazon web server, how do I do this

I am trying to set up a virtual OS (ubuntu, windows) on amazon web services to run apps 24/7 and to have anytime I log in on the internet. Is this a possibility to do and if so how?
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How to check if Openfire is running?

I know that Openfire 3.7.1 is installed because when i run; apt-cache policy openfire That confirms it. But when I try; /etc/init.d/openfire start The line resets like a successful command. If I ...
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How do I set up an SSH SOCKS proxy with Gnome SSH Tunnel Manager?

Generally I use this command to create a local Socks proxy via SSH Tunneling ssh -ND 7777 -i google.pem ubuntu@107.20.x.x Then i configure my applications to use Socks proxy on localhost (i.e. ...
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Cant access ephemeral storage on Amazon ubuntu instance

I want to utilise my ephemeral storage as mentioned in this question but I seem to be falling at the first hurdle. I can't even see /mnt: ~$ df -ah Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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Ubuntu AMI with swap for micro instance

The default Ubuntu AMI does not have swap enabled, but it is not suitable for production use as the machine just crash when it is Out Of Memory. Are there existing images with swap enabled so I can ...
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How do I run and Ubuntu desktop in EC2?

we have implemented a cloud using the ubuntu server and amazon ,we installed the uec image given by amazon of ubuntu 9.04 ,we were successfull in accessing through the terminal by using it as ubuntu@ ...