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Postfix, Dovecot, and Squirrelmail

I am attempting to make my own eMail server with Amazon Web Services, I've installed all of the necessary packages for the server. When I run squirrelmail/src/configtest.php , I receive ERROR: ...
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How do I get a list of Amazon regions via the command line?

I'd like to see how I can get a list of regions from AWS on the command line so I can quickly look things up, how can I do this?
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After Upgrading to 15.10 from 15.04, EC2 Webservers Have Become Very Unstable

I have a variety of Ubuntu machines running in production, with about 30 that were upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. With most of the machines, the upgrade has been a breeze and everything has functioned ...
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Can't ssh to ec2 instance with secpanel

I am trying to get my secpanel to work with my ec2 instance. I can ssh to it from a terminal like this: shh -i UbuntuKey.pem ubuntu@x.x.x.x that works fine, but when I set the same thing up in ...
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Safely store pem file (rsa private key) on ubuntu as user environment variable?

I managed to get most stuff working on a test server on AWS. I'm using Ubuntu 14. But inside the testing web application i have a cloudfront signed url. This depends on a file in .pem format. On my ...
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How can i see images from my ftp server of ubuntu, directly from browser in form of gallery?

I have Ubuntu installed on AWS running an FTP server. Images are uploaded continuously to the FTP server. Is it possible to view the images directly in the form of a gallery? Could I use Ubuntu's ...
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I setup a Joomla AMI in AWS that runs Ubuntu; how can I install a GUI? More in comments

I'm not sure if things are different with the Ubuntu I am running through AWS, but when I try to do sudo apt-get update that updates fine, then I do sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ...
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How to disable UFW ubuntu externally?

i am using amazon EC2, i enabled UFW in my server and without adding any other rule i logged out. now since there was no rule specified, i am not able to login to ssh and because of it even my website ...
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Ubuntu in vbox and connecting to AWS codecommit while using a VPN

I am trying to pull down code from AWS codecommit to a Ubuntu Vbox, but I keep timing out before my access is granted. Everything is set up correctly. Is there a way to adjust the connection timeout ...
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installed font not working in ec2 in rails app

I have downloaded font by running wget http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/download/amatic inside my ec2 instance. Then I created a .fonts director and unzipped those files inside it. Then I ls ...
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Changing hostname without restart via cloud-init isn't working correctly

I followed this thread while writing my cloud-init script. I've tested and I have this in one part of my boothook script: echo "HOSTNAME=$HOSTNAME" >> /etc/environment echo "127.0.1.1 ...
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mysql show databases not showing databases that are in /opt/bitnami/mysql/data directory

I have an ebs-backed ec2 ubuntu server which is running but unreachable. There are very stupidly no recent backups. I made a snapshot of the block, created a volume, spun up a new instance, ...
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apt-get returns Not Found when using Amazon's AWS repositories

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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not able to restart apache server AWS EC2 Ubuntu machine

I am working on AWS EC2 Ubuntu machine. I am not able to restart my apache server. following is the error is showing when i use Listen 80 in ports.conf Listen 80 <IfModule ssl_module> ...
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Slow ubuntu mirrors in AWS

We are currently having some very serious issues with VM's started in eu-west-1 region in AWS. The machines are started from cannonical AMI (ami-77057e00). The repositories configured are: ...
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How to run aws file on localhost

I'm new to Ubuntu and I installed python-flask and apache2 on my machine. I wish to run a python project that is presented in aws server. When I run the code it sucessfully runs on port 0.0.0.0:5000 ...
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Intermittent apt-get install issues when creating an AMI using Packer

I am trying to create an AMI based on ami-3b054701 in the ap-southeast-2 region. The Packer config has one simple provisioner: #!/bin/bash -e info() { echo -e "[INFO] $1\n" } exec_cmd() { ...
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Which base Ubuntu 14.04 AMI to choose for creating a custom Ubuntu AMI?

There are a bunch of new AMIs created frequently and made available in EC2 by Canonical: Is it encouraged to use these AMIs for creating custom Ubuntu AMIs, or is it recommended to use the official ...
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apt-get: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6:

cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory This started after rebooting the server (sudo reboot). I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on AWS AMD64 server. Have searched high and low and ...
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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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juju environment not found, can't bootstrap

I installed juju onto Ubuntu 15.04 and have been using it for a few days. I managed to get it up and running with Amazon EC2 instances, which was fun. I was trying again to start up a few instances on ...
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HostGator to Amazon PHP send mail not working

After I transferred hosts from hostgator to aws ubuntu, all my send mail does not work. for example when someone register's, it is supposed to send an automated email to that user. I am using X-Mailer ...
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How Can I Access A Broken Ubuntu 14.04 File System?

Configuration: AWS t2.micro instance (name:webserver) set up with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; this instance is stopped and the EBS volume (name:broken) containing the instance (name:webserver) has been mounted ...
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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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Ubuntu, SSH: handshake failed

so i'm currently using packer to build an ubuntu ami through AWS. After which i'm using terraform to launch and provision the instance. I'm running in to problems when I try provisioning within ...
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Connecting to a 15.04 AWS instance

I am trying to experiment with 15.04 Snappy on AWS. I created an instance and used the same key pair that I have been successfully using. I however cannot connect to the 15.04 Snappy instance I just ...
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Warnings and errors appearing on site after changing ubuntu user permissions Amazon EC2 server

My site is running on a EC2 Amazon server under Ubuntu/Apache2. My site was running fine until I changed the permissions for user 'ubuntu' by doing this command: chown -R ubuntu /var/www/html ...
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Generating SSL certificate on Ubuntu AWS. Wrong Issued to

I have a ec2 server with no virtual server setup, since it's running only 1 website. When i generate SSL certificate it gets generated to a wrong host name. Even though for FQDN i put my address. ...
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Ubuntu permission denied when running as a daemon

I have an Ubuntu staging server on AWS which runs a tiny Sinatra app using Thin webserver. The sinatra app runs some git clone commands when invoked and everything works great when I run rackup from ...
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Applying updates to Ubuntu 14.04 isn't working for one machine

I was applying updates to my AWS Ubuntu 14.04 servers. I used this command: sudo apt-get update It work for all of them, except one server. I get this error at the end: W: Failed to fetch ...
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VNC Desktop on AWS

I've installed ubuntu-desktop and tightvncserver on my Amazon AWS instance, I've configured Putty to forward port5901 and that all seems to work fine, I can connect but instead of seeing the Ubuntu ...
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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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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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Sharing a drive on AWS between two ubuntu 14.04 servers running Rails

This is a multi-part question: How do I create a stand-alone drive on Amazon Web Services? How can get two different Ubuntu 14.04 servers to have read/write access to that drive? This is for a ...
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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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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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Ubuntu GUI via VNC or XRDP from MacOSX in AWS EC2

I have read a lot about how to remote desktop on your Ubuntu instance. Please can someone tell me as of now what is the most recommended way: VNC or RDP? Does it make a difference to choose. I am ...
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Readonly remote access to AWS console (non graphical)

I need to provide read only access of my ssh connection to a AWS ubuntu box to my customer. I dont want to provide him Graphical access, but I need him to see what I type as I type it on his laptop. ...
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AWS EC2 set up key and non key authentication at same time

I want to set up password based authentication (non key) on AWS EC2 ubuntu instance. But at the same time I want to keep the key based authentication also on the same instance. Will it be possible and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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@ ...
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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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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 ...