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No network access until I ping the gateway

I have the weirdest of problems that I can't work out on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start the machine I cannot access the internet and the machine's nginx server cannot be accessed. Running ifconfig ...
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14.04 update broke my ruttorent setup

I just updated my system and now my rutorrent isn't working. When I go to the web page, I get this error JS error: [http://192.168.0.36/rutorrent/js/jquery.js : 2] TypeError: a is null I googled it ...
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Installing mysql-server gives 504 Gateway Time-out

So I have this site im coding on that requires a database and is based on PHP. So for this site i installed phpmyadmin that also installed mysql-server. Before I installed phpmyadmin I didn't get a ...
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Why doesn't lsof show localhost TCP connections in 14.04?

I have two servers running 12.04.4 and 14.04.1 respectively. Both have nginx (port 80) and a Java process (port 8080). As expected, the lsof output for the Java process (sudo lsof -nP -p $PID) on ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS: legacy PPA upgrade

I'd like to upgrade my server from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. However I have a small number of 3rd party applications, looking at their PPA list I foresee I could have trouble. So I am here to ...
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nginx and php5-fpm not working

before anything i searched everywhere and tested everything but still not working i install php5-fpm and nginx when i open localhost in browser i see this page : Welcome to nginx! so its working ...
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Enabling auth_basic in Nginx displays 500 Internel Error

When I have auth_basic enabled on my website, all pages displays 500 internal error. Here's what my error log says: [crit] 10250#0: *5 open() "/etc/nginx/passwd.d/dev.passwd" failed (13: Permission ...
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/dev/sda1 /boot is full [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of questions like this but I've tried pretty much to understand what to do and failed. By df -h I know that my /dev/sda1 /boot is with 100% use. I'm not understanding what I ...
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Nginx reverse proxy and subdomains

I have some problem with Nginx configuration. I've already searched for an issue but the proposed solutions I saw didn't work for me. I have some apps on a tomcat server and some apps on a jboss ...
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Unable to get error stack trace or error log while using php-fpm + nginx on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using php-fpm 5.5.9 along with nginx 1.4.6 on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I have installed them using apt-get package manager. I am unable to get a stack trace of the error that my index.php script ...
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How do I make some TCP ports accessible internal only?

I am running four instances of Tornado app at ports 9000 - 9003. I use Nginx as load balancer at the front. However user can access these ports also, for example mysite:9000 is also accessible. so ...
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Packages are not installling on ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install imagemagick using following command sudo apt-get install imagemagick --fix-missing But while installing I get following error nginx-full : Depends: nginx-common (= ...
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Recent Ubuntu update has killed my rutorrent/rtorrent link

I just installed the latest updates to Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be working properly. rtorrent is working. nginx is running php5-fpm is running and yet when I try to connect to rtorrent ...
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Can't configure NGINX to cache the images

I have been trying to cache images that are stored in nginx server, I am quite new here and to nginx I have installed it and configure it with php5-fpm, I have been reading many tutorial regarding ...
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Is the compiled version of a binary dynamically linked to the system SSL library?

In my case I build nginx from source and I want to confirm whether I need to rebuild it whenever a new OpenSSL update is released. From what I understand either of these two commands can be used to ...
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Existing laravel 4 project gives 404 in browser

I'm trying to set up a development environment on a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Nginx and HHVM. To do this, I followed the tutorial here. This goes well with a new installation of ...
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Nginx downloading PHP file only if .php is in the URL

I know this is a popular question but I haven't found anyone with my similar issue. I can serve PHP files as long as the .php extension is not in the url. For example: If I go to localhost I am ...
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How To Restrict Multiple Directories With Nginx But Still Access Files?

I would like to know how to let people access files with a direct link on my server but restrict them from accessing all directories? Exemple: I want them to see www.site1.com/usa/newyork/1.html I ...
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How to solve 404 for static files with Django and Nginx?

I setup a Trusty VM with Django + Nginx (other stuffs too). The server is working, I get the "Welcome to Django" page. But when I enter to servername/admin it loads the HTML page but fails to load ...
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Set up NGINX and bought a domain. How to connect the two? [closed]

I have set up nginx on my vserver and it seems to be working properly. I also purchased a domain at nic.md Now it's asking me for NS host names and addresses. Googling did not help much. Do I need to ...
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nginx.conf not properly restarting

We had altered our nginx.conf file to redirect all urls to their www alternatives. Later, we removed the lines responsible for this functionality. However, even after running sudo service nginx ...
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my localhost default page welcome me on nginx

I am again getting frustrated by my nginx server. I am trying to install laravel in my /var/www/project folder but when i delete the default HTML dir from /var/www/html it deviates me to the nginx ...
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How to remove nginx and re activate apache?

I have installed Apache2, mysql, php5 and phpmyadmin on my Ubuntu 14.04 but later on mistakenly I install nginx. Now my localhost page show me Welcome to nginx server. And the localhost/phpmyadmin ...
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SSL on one domain and not the server ip or any virtual hosts (nginx)

I have a SSL setup on my nginx server and the SSL works perfectly, only problem is it is working on all other virtual hosts and also the server IP which I don't want it to. It should only work in the ...
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NGINX and PHP downloades index.php instead of processing it

I have been banging my head for 2 days now. The issue is that the index.php is downloaded instead of being processed. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 , Nginx, php5. The nginx/site-available/default is as ...
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Cannot remove NGINX

I have been experimenting with nginx as a webserver for php files. I come from an Apache background but I wanted to try it. I recently had an issue with it and needed to switch back to Apache. I ...
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Setting up a debug/profiling environment for remote site

I'm having some issues with profiling a site that is loading slowly (close to 2 minutes). It is developed in PHP, Smarty and MySQL (using nginx as the web server), and I've been wanting to use Xdebug ...
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basic security tools and packages that should be installed on a public facing web server

I'm a newbie in this world and I do not have a lot of knowledge about how security works on Linux systems. I recently created a droplet on DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 13 and I've been setting it up by ...
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Perfect forward secrecy in Ubuntu 14.04 default installation

Does Ubuntu 14.04 support and enable perfect forward secrecy ciphers in the default TLS configuration of servers such as nginx, dovecot and postfix? Previous versions of Ubuntu such as 12.04 did not ...
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Make a Ubuntu Server ready for takeoff as a webserver

What are the necessary steps to make an ubuntu server ready for productive operation as a webserver? I've assumed that the server distro of ubuntu doesn't have to be further tweaked to make it ready ...
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error (13: Permission denied) in nginx 1.4.1

I am facing this issue on my nginx setup on ubuntu 13.10 I got these weird error on the log of my local domain 2014/04/06 21:29:37 [crit] 18065#0: *3 stat() "/media/user/Backup/Sites/sp/" failed ...
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Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Nginx-to enable autostart

I installed the docker container in my ubuntu 13.10. Along with this nginx webserver also installed.But every time i want to type this command service nginx restart. so how can i autorun the ...
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Fixing nginx 1.4.6 dependency on old openssl version (libssl0.9.8)?

I'm trying to enable TLSv1.1 & TLSv1.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance w/ nginx 1.4.6, but this version of nginx is dependent upon libssl0.9.8, even though the newest version of OpenSSL is ...
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Nginx and pagespeed installation issues in ubuntu

I have put my app (implemented a website with the help of angularjs) on amazon EC2 and have installed nginx and thin on it I am having issues with angularjs with respect to performance. So I decide ...
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Nginx: unknown directive “uwsgi_param” in /etc/nginx/uwsgi_params:1

Using this deployment tutorial, I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running with Flask, uWSGI and Nginx. I now have trouble getting Nginx to run. When I try to (re)start nginx it simply ...
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can't connect to BigBlueButton from external address

I installed a bigbluebutton server ver 0.81. When i set ip using sudo bbb-conf --setip 192.168.0.190 It's the local ip address and it work fine. but when i switch to my external static IP: sudo ...
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Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
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Purging nginx didnt delete the configuration files

I just ran sudo apt-get purge nginx sudo apt-get autoremove but the folder /etc/nginx/still exists, with all its content intact. I guess I could rm the folder but that is not the point of my ...
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Catch output from “nginx -t” with php [closed]

I'm trying to make a simple control panel for my webserver running nginx with php-fpm. I've managed to catch result of service php5-fpm restart and service nginx reload, but the output from nginx -t ...
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Installing phpmyadmin in another port

I have a VPS where i host different websites, not only in apache but other platforms like Ruby on Rails. To set this up, I use nginx as front-end webserver, as proxy. I have apache running in port ...
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Mysql died and won't start

I am working on Ubuntu 12.10 server with nginx, mysql and unicorn installed. There is something wrong with Mysql and has stopped working. Log message from /var/log/mysql/error.log Attempting ...
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wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu [closed]

I have a problem with permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. Is its parent directory ...
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How to setup SendMail with nginx

I have a Ubuntu server with nginx I have installed sendmail on it by running apt-get install sendmail I was also able to sendmail using sendmail <my_email_address> hello . the mail I ...
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Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block?

Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block? Is it considered good practice to do so even if it's not a requirement? I plan on storing the files for each domain in ...
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Can't upgrade nginx on ubuntu 12.04

I'm stuck on nginx version 1.1.19! Following the instructions here http://www.jeffmould.com/2013/10/19/upgrading-nginx-ubuntu-12-04/ I did: service nginx stop add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable ...
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Unable to add subdomains with nginx server

I have nginx running on my server and I'm trying to set up a sub domain in the server. Once I tried and it worked without any problem. This is the tutorial I followed I have subdomains such as this ...
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hosts file and unclear behavior. How to make real alias?

I'm trying to create alias for my local website which is runned by vagrant(virtual box), hence I want redirect any requests from site.ru to 192.168.10.10/site.ru via /etc/hosts file. In the hosts file ...
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Is there a way to increase the upload limit wtih the nginx charm?

Am using Wordpress in Juju Cloud.....When trying to upload a Theme of more than 500 kb...its showing "413 Request Entity Too Large" nginx/1.1.19 .. I just followed the following process to ...