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How to create scripts that create another scripts

I am writing an script that needs to generate another script that will be used to shutdown an appserver... This is how my code looks like: echo "STEP 8: CREATE STOP SCRIPT" stopScriptContent="echo ...
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Best install route for a server?

I have an old optiplex system which i want to use as an FTP and Media server. I'm wanting to get more into linux so I'm wondering a few things Would NOT running a GUI allow more room for the CPU and ...
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Install Java on Ubuntu server (Parallels Plesk)

I want to install Java to my server so I can use PHP shell_exec to compile Java online. So I'm trying to install Java on my webserver (Ubuntu - Parallels Plesk). I logged in to the server with PuTTY ...
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Ubuntu Server - Websites randomly do not respond

I have a server that is running Ubuntu Server, Apache2, Railo, mySQL, Tomcat, and Icecast/EZStream My issue started last week. I have 3 websites pointed to this server with the same DNS, IP address ...
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A bit of help with cron script please

I would like to set a cron on an ubuntu server to download a file to a specific location. How would I go about this? For example once a day I would like my ubuntu server to look for a file on a ...
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Make Ubuntu as a server and Windows their client

I want to add Windows user to Ubuntu and implement some restrictive policies to Windows user. Just like making Ubuntu or RHEL as a server and Windows as client.
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Control Linux from Putty in Windows

Is it possible to control a Linux machine (EDIT: like a bash/sudo terminal line) from Putty (or other SSH/Telnet client) that's running off another machine and operating system? I have heard this ...
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/tmp directory: 0 files but shows full?

Related to another post where I was finally able to delete files within /tmp thanks to another poster. However, in the end the sysadmin had to restore a snapshot of a few days ago to get the mysql ...
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Create partition on new raid1 hardware

In future, I'll need to add more 2 disks over RAID1 on my ubuntu server. I already has a RAID1, but I have more 2 slots in my server and I'll put there more 2 disks to create another RAID1. I never ...
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Vlans in Ubuntu 12.04.3 bonding are down after boot

My issue is the following: I've got two 10 GIG interfaces that i need to use in bonding - LACP - mode 4. Here is my config: mypc# cat /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto ...
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Hot to update Ubuntu Server packages with yum update? [closed]

After booting and logging in, the message "xx updates available, xx updates are security updates". I type yum update and I am informed that it needs to be installed? Yum is not installed as part of ...
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how to check S.M.A.R.T., hdd performance etc, on VPS [closed]

There are a little bit problem. On local machine (own), all works fine, but, since I moved my projects to VPS (you know, internet all the time, electricy backups and so on), I notified, that a lot of ...
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useradd -p broken in 12.04 LTS?

I have a mail benchmarking application that I need to set up, and part of that includes setting up at least several hundred dummy user accounts. I had this scripted so I could easily recreate the ...
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Installing ubuntu server 13.04 amd64 over RAID1 won't show grub boot loader

There was a Windows 2008 server R2 machine with a 500GB raid 1 via Intel hardware. I'm installing Ubuntu Server 13.04 amd64, over the raid 1... The installer recognizes the RAID, and I confirm to ...
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Ubuntu Server Raid Install

I am installing Ubuntu Server 13.04 on an ICH9R raid controller with 1tb of space (5 250gb Raid 5). Everything goes fine until the point of installing Grub. It will not install grub to anywhere but ...
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Step by Step Install of MAAS and JUJU

I am working on understanding the pieces that I am missing in being able to deploy Juju across the other MAAS nodes. I don't know If I have a step out of place, or missing a few. The MaaS server ...
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Can't reduce swap size

I'm building my first Ubuntu Server and I'm struggling with with the swap size. I have 16GB RAM, however disk space is limited as I'll be running multiple VM's. That's been said, I've created a ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts secure lamp server

So ... i've been been unfortunate with my linux VPS server running 12.04.3 lts. I had a bad php script running that basically opened up for a mysql injection. And because of a stupid configuration ...
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Backup Server docs and sql files with Grive

Has anyone ever used Grive for Ubuntu Server backs up to Google Drive? How safe would this be? (Not sure if my "anti-google" boss would like it too much but still)
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Internal server Error while accessing a php page in apache2

After install apache2 it work fine, but if reinstall php5 that the server doesn't work, if I try to access http://127.0.0.1 a give the error 500, or a file of www folder, if I try to access a folder ...
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Setting up webserver with ISPConfig : mail configuration

I have installed my Ubuntu 12.04 web server following the guide available on how to forge. Then, I have created one client in ISPConfig. Using this client, I have a domain (example.com) and a mailbox ...
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Determine how long the server was off, when it off and when it back on

Is there an application i can install on my server so as to know (be notified ) that server has gone off and for how long it was off and also know the time it went on again. Am trying nagios but cant ...
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How to open external drive from remote location?

I have an external hard drive mounted on my server running ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Server). Whenever my system restarts I click on the icon appearing within /media/mydisk and my external drive starts ...
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dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file ...
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Using `dpkg --set-selections` to copy package config to a new server

I'm trying to create a test server with all the same packages on as the live server, following the instructions here (and similar instructions elsewhere) But when I run the apt-get -u dselect-upgrade ...
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Running LaTeX via command line on Ubuntu server

On an Ubuntu 10 server (yes, not the latest version anymore), I would like to run LaTeX so that I can invoke the program via command line and pass .tex files to compile. Is this possible? TeX Live ...
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Why doesn't php (cli) have a default memory limit?

After coming across a server that had an Out of Memory issue from a commandline php-script, I discovered that default (vanilla 12.04 LTS server install) the cli php.ini does not have a memory limit ...
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How does command-not-found determines if user is administrator

I am administrator of two ubuntu servers. On one of them, when I try to run a command (for instance irb1.9.1) from a package that is not installed, I get the following message: The program 'irb1.9.1' ...
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ACL tool for audit of Ubuntu production servers

In my production environment, I have close to 10 Ubuntu 12.04 Servers and I want to get the list of users from them. I am looking for some kind of script or tool (non-gui) to get the same. Yes, I can ...
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SSH login problem under 12.04 server edition

I've got problem with ssh login after fresh installment of 12.04 server edition. Every time it promotes: Authentication Fail, and I am pretty sure my password is OK. I actually tried several ssh ...
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Need to force specific resolution at boot

Got a Ubuntu 13.04 server set up. Now I need to add a GUI so I can occasionally, at will (not every time) load a web browser to control a device. Problem is, it's in a rack in a lights-out server room ...
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Apache Test Screen showing after Drupal Install

Problem I'm running Ubuntu server 13.04. I installed drupal in the path below, running localhost/drupal/install.php /var/www/drupal Drupal installed correctly but the address localhost/drupal ...
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GUI for Ubuntu Server without Internet

I am first time on this community. So, even I have a problem but I am still excited about it :). I recently installed Ubuntu Server edition 12.04 however I figured out that it did not install any GUI ...
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Install and Configure XHProf

Problem I'm trying to configure and use XHProf. I've managed to get it installed and running on my server but I get a blank page when I try to access localhost/xhprof_html This is the general post ...
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getting error when instaling adobe media server 5.0.3 on ubuntu 13.04

I am getting following error when running following script. sudo bash ./installAMS ./installAMS: line 289: ./amsini: Permission denied ERROR: The older Linux version Debian is detected and not ...
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Mount Multiple NFS Server Drives mount to single NFS client drive

I've setUp the NFS Server on three machines each has 2 TB data storage size. So i've collectively 8 TB space on these three serves. Now i've a situation that i've file of 8TB at NTFS client machine. ...
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Purge all PPAs with a single command

How can I purge all added ppa with a single command in terminal ?
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Ubuntu Server: dpkg returned an error code (1)

I have experienced this error in the past but have been able to resolve it by running 'sudo apt-get -f install'; however, that is no longer the case. I have spent about 4 hours looking into this and ...
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Wireless card showing in one place and not another?

I'm having a strange problem that I haven't been able to find an answer to after a few hours of Google. Ubuntu server version 12.04. lspci -v shows my wireless card, as such: Network controller: ...
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Cron job as specific user not running [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu box I have a crontab setup for my normal user that has the following: 0 0 * * * sudo mysqldump -u root -h localhost --all-databases | gzip > /home/<user>/mysqlbackups/db_`date ...
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Apache SSL server not starting

I have installed Apache 2.0.58 together with PHP 5.1.4. When I start the server using ./apachectl start, I manage to get the server running to serve "HTTP" pages as well as "PHP" pages, but when I try ...
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how to remove apache2? [duplicate]

Well i installed apache2 by typing sudo apt-get install apache2 now i am tring to uninstall apache2 by this command sudo apt-get autoremove apache2 Well my apache2 is still running. And when i ...
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Apache shows blank white page after 2 to 10 hours

I am using ubuntu 12.04, it has to network cards, A = internal 10.0.0.0 and B public Ip , I have only apache2 installed, after 2 to 10 hours the website shows as a blank white page on the public ...
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Cannot get any updates or installs because of server pt.archive.ubuntu.com (193.136.212.166)

So, the terminal always gets stuck when trying to gets the packages from the server: pt.archive.ubuntu.com (193.136.212.166). How can I use another server? This has been like this all day. I asked a ...
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postfix 2.96 smtpd_relay_restrictions vs smtpd_reciepient_restrictions

we are setting up postfix.main.cf and if use smtpd_**relay**_restrictions = permit_mynetworks permit_sasl_authenticated reject_unauth_destination we get the warning of unused paramters when we ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server i386 fail to install kernel

I've been trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS i386 from a CD-ROM on a Pentium IV 3GHz machine, always with the same problem - it doesn't manage to install linux-image-3.8.0-29-generic. I checked ...
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Changing shell colors: “dircolors -b command not found”

(Preface: I'm brand new to Linux.) Problem I'm trying to change to colors of the file system in the bash shell. I've altered my .bashrc file according to: ...
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How do I re-Install Ubuntu Server on separate LVM partition than my data

I have three logical volumes in a single volume group spread across two physical volumes. V1:root V2:srv V3:swap_1 All of ubuntu is on root and all of the data I care about keeping is on srv For ...
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SSH scp between Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Windows failing - (prob syntax)

I was trying to use scp to copy files from my Windows system to my Ubuntu server, and vice versa. As you know, when defining a path in Windows, "\" must be used instead of "/", and a "C:" at start. ...
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How to set up a very secure file server for home backup that is not available to the internet?

I am trying to setup a home backup machine running ubuntu. I want to be able to rsync from other linux machines and possibly from windows 7 (the windows part is not essential). I have read lots of ...