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problems with sudo permissions - /var/lib/sudo owned by uid

my system is a new 11.04 ubuntu and i recently started working with LAMP. some how, when i tried to change permissions of the var/www/ for netbeans to work on the local server, and did something that ...
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Local only sendmail that delivers all mail to a directory

I have a development Ubuntu Server (12.04.1) VM that I use to develop php sites and e-commerce sites (like Magento etc). Because this is for development purposes, and I need to test with e-mail ...
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500 Error on index.php file

I have found a question very similar to this, which I thought would solve my problem. However, after changing my .htaccess file, with index.php on the end of the list, and then index.php as the only ...
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Most of steps from LAMP>phpmyadmin are complete, yet localhost/phpmyadmin shows lots of code

I have installed and restarted and purged and re-installed everything 5 times over, edited .conf files, modified index.html, established htpasswd, etc... and I think I have most things ironed out, but ...
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XAMPP vs. Native LAMP Packages

I'm currently in the process of setting up an Ubuntu Desktop setup for a combination of technical writing, heavy statistics/mathematical analysis, and also server-side development and I wanted to know ...
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How can I share this local site to not use a sub directory?

I'm working on a site locally that's just sitting in a folder: localhost/tempplace How can I route, with Apache2, that to be like: tempplace:8890 Or just something so it's not a sub ...
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How to setup a local Wordpress site?

I want to create a site based on Wordpress that is only accessible from my own machine (localhost). In other words, I do not want my computer to be a server. I just want it to have all the files ...
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Renaming localhost

By default 127.0.0.1 has the localhost alias. I found several approaches to changing it to a different string, but what is the standard, effective and safe best-practice way of doing it? Can I give ...
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'ssh localhost' gives 'Permission denied (publickey).'

I'll mention some of many things I tried and give a couple of diagnostics. I would appreciate any clues on how to debug this: me@myubuntu:~/.ssh$ ssh localhost Permission denied (publickey). ...
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problem when reinstall apache2 ubuntu 14.04

I had some problem when reinstall apache2. I use: sudo apt-get install --reinstall apache2 apache2-bin and then error with this messages, /etc/init.d/apache2: 64: .: Can't open /etc/apache2/...
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Why isn't my BIND configuration correct?

I'm new to all this and want to create a new zone called "example.net". I want this domain to be interlinked with my current virtual machine's IP address 192.168.1.4. When I run the command: sudo ...
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how to load xampp graphical UI?

I just Install Xampp But maybe somewhere i Missed It Because I can't Load Any Xampp GUI. Also The Browsers Is Not Working Local host URL. Thank you
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How can I create Logical Loopback on Ubuntu? [closed]

How can I create a logical local loopback like the procedure here for a Juniper router. (Not talking about 127.0.0.1) Configure a Local Loopback Action To configure a local loopback without ...
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Install website on localhost [closed]

I want to install a phpBB forum on my local host, but for that I need get something like IIS or XAMPP, PHP and SQL on my Ubuntu. Can someone tell me how to do that? Can I also get a tutorial how to ...
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Unable to connect to localhost in browser after installing XAMPP successfully

I have successfully installed XAMPP 1.5.3 following this guide on Ubuntu 12.04 and it started with no errors. $ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.5.3a... XAMPP: Starting Apache ...
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Bugzilla is not running - Access forbidden

I have install Bugzilla according to How do I install Bugzilla? I can't access the files. apparently /usr/local/ drwxr-xr-- 16 www-data www-data 4096 2011-09-19 09:30 bugzilla-4.0.2/ The link from ...
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Sending data to port does not seem to be working on Ubuntu Linux?

I am trying to send data to port 2003 I am using tcpflow to listen however i cannot see any data being printed or sent ? Sending Data to port 127.0.0.1 2003 echo hello | nc localhost 2003 or ...
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Can't open folder after giving it www-data group, how do I become owner?

I was running localhost (Apache 2.4.6) but only the index.php was openable in the web browser. The subdirectories were returning 403 Forbidden error. Now, I added the permissions according to this ...