A VPS or Virtual Private Server is a virtual machine hosted by a VPS provider and accessible only via the internet. It may also be called VDS or cloud server. The most common VPS types are OpenVZ, KVM, Xen and VMWare.

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Invisible processes using all of system memory

I have a VPS (Ubuntu 14.04) with 512MB of RAM. This used to be quite enough, but for a while, this has been causing problems -- something is eating up all of that memory, and my debugging has left me ...
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Something to do with me Ubuntu VPS? [on hold]

So i have a ubuntu 15.10 x86_64 vps but i dont know what to do with it. Can anyone suggest me something to do with it? Specs: ( I know its not much but they gave it to mee for free)
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VPS won't connect to external databases

I'm having troubles with my Ubuntu VPS. It refuses to connect to any external databases. I can't really quite figure out why, as I've opened all the necessary ports, such as 3306 and other possible ...
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Error | Failed to generate a seed from SecureRandom within 3 seconds. Not enough entrophy? [closed]

Ubuntu Server 16.04 64 bit running on an OVH VPS Java JRE 8 u91 64 bit I'm using an OVH VPS server to run a BungeeCord Spigot Minecraft server network. When I run the BungeeCord.jar file, it starts ...
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Create socks5 from Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

I want to create a socks5 (with login password to use with Proxifier like that way): I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my VPS. Please guide me how to create socks5 from it. I appreciate your help a ...
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Create Virtual Interface Within a VPS

I am trying to install a PPPoE server on a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 PPPoE utilities only works with eth interfaces, I can't seem to get around to creating "eth0". Here is my interface configuration: ...
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Nameserver not responding

I setup the dns on vps completely but i am getting error as follows as per intodns.com ERROR: One or more of your nameservers did not respond: The ones that did not respond are: 8.33.137.137 I am ...
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Change VPS root password [closed]

Is it advised to change root password of a VPS ? If yes, kindly give me the commands to do the same.
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Permission denied when uploading file through sftp

I hope that you can help me here. I just configured a server using nginx, gunicorn, and flask. The server is running fine but I don't want to have to nano edit html files for my site. I've logged into ...
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How to create config files

Im trying to create a config file in UBuntu 15.10 VPS by doing this: sudo nano $HOME/.yourcoin/yourcoin.conf But when I try to exit and save it says error writing no such file or directory. I also ...
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OpenVPN AS and LAMP on same VPS instance

I have a VPS where I configured LAMP to host a couple of websites. Would it be problematic to set an OpenVPN Access Server on this same server, alongside LAMP? If this is a good idea at all? What ...
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Running my process in a different user

I have a simple Node JS script running on my Ubuntu VPS on the root user, the VPS will be used for nothing else, doesn't use excessive CPU or RAM or allocated memory space. Should I create a new user ...
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Ubuntu remote question

I have been looking all around the web for answer to my problem but I haven't found the solution. The thing is I have ubuntu 14.04 64-bit server that I use with remote access from my windows. As I ...
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How do I create a bridged network for QEMU?

I bought a new server 1 day ago and this is my first time with Qemu. Can anyone tell me how to create a bridged network for Qemu? I bought 6 IPs on my company. How can I use those for my VPSs? ...
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Abnormal usage for memory

These days, my linux VPS is very slow, for that I've installed htop package using apt-get to see what is happening to my server. When I opened htop, I see that my server is using approximatively 700 ...
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VPS IP address for local site

I have no experience in about Apache and want to set up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for a local site on my local machine. I followed this page. But when I try to test http://example.com I ...
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Add SSL to Servers

Ok, so, I am a super novice when it comes to any dev stuff, especially server set up. I have an SSL from Godaddy, and I need to get it on my site/ server so that the https doesnt get marked out in ...
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Setting up Graphic Desktop --> Can't enter password

I am trying to set up a desktop on a vps with Ubuntu and this is as far as I have gotten I am in SSH here I put vncserver :1 and that is the response. Now the problem is that I can't enter anything ...
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Ubuntu Desktop on VPS?

I am currently testing out Virtual Private Servers , using the Google Cloud free trial if that makes any difference. I am wondering how to setup a Ubuntu desktop. I have no experience so guides I have ...
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Log on with two accounts on SSH with one port?

I'm wondering if logging into SSH on the same VPS using the same port will cause some issues with my server. After attempting to log in with the second user, I now cannot log in with the default user....
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App/Script consumes too much memory. Ubuntu may be killing it. How do I verify/check this assumption?

Hosted on Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 1GB RAM, 30GB HDD I am running a python script that is reading a 200MB+ file line by line. Each line is parsed into a JSON object and then appended to an array. ...
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Error “Unknown host” when using ping through VPN

I have vultr<.>com VPS. I installed ubuntu 14, installed VPN on it, and tried to connect to it. I connected successfully, but when I try to connect to the internet it does not work. Even: ping ...
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Host git repo on my VPS

I am trying to host a git repo on my VPS. However, I want to place the repo under the user home directory. Example http://DOMAIN_NAME/~askubuntu/gitrepo.git I have apache2 installed which allows me ...
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How to setup reverse proxy?

I am trying to setup a reverse proxy on a Ubuntu 12.04 VPS, that way I can protect a website from DDoS attacks. How can I do this? I found some tutorials online but they didn't seem to be what I was ...
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How to host a virtural private server?

How can I host several VPS's on my Ubuntu computer? I have all ports open, and want to host several virtual private servers for a few people. They need to be able to connect to a VPS on my computer ...
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setting up multiple wordpress sites on Ubuntu 14.04

Just a simple question but what I am wanting to do is setup multiple WordPress sites on a single Ubuntu 14.04 VPS LAMP stack and my question is regarding the folder structure for the content of the ...
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Install all pkg on one vps to another

I have two vps running ubuntu 14.04 One of them, old one has everything working fine, other one which is new breaks a few things and scripts maybe because it's missing some packages that i missed ...
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can I install CPanel with ip local?

I have bought a VPS, but when I execute ifconfig it shows me a local IP for the VPS and my static IP doesn't appear. Can I install cPanel or plesk with that configuration? If not , what should I do to ...
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Unable to connect via SSH from my PC

I am having problems to connect a Linose server via SSH from my ubuntu console. I can connect from other PC's to the same server. When I run: $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server ssh stop/waiting ...
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Start VNCServer on server restart or boot

I have an install list that I use for setting up servers and everything is perfect besides one thing, every time I reboot or startup a server I have to turn on the vncserver by typing "vncserver" and ...
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How to find if LightSpeed server is installed

I have LAMP installed in a VPS. When I visit my domain, Apache responds. But every once in a while, LightSpeed responds, i.e. instead of showing the Apache web root, it shows the LightSpeed web root. ...
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vsftpd allow_writeable_chroot=YES crash?

Whenever I add allow_writeable_chroot=YES to my vsftpd.conf file the FTP server doesn't start up. Restarting the server right after gives this: vsftpd stop/waiting vsftpd start/running, process 1803 ...
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Using an IPv4 address for each user on a VPS

After extensive googling has returned basically no help I'm looking to you guys for help. What sort of configuration do I need to change on my VPS to make it so that each user on it does networking ...
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mysql-server hangs on setting password

Every time I try install mysql-server it hangs on this screen This is the case of not entering a password, but when I do enter a password it hangs on this screen after pressing OK I've been ...
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I don't have the ssh-copy-id command (windows client) [closed]

I'm following this guide to set up an RSA key pair with my VPS. I'm using my Windows PC to follow through with the first part of the guide, and ssh-copy-id does not exist in the command prompt (...
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Linux kernel and headers do not install on a VPS system

At this point all I'm trying to do is update my headers on fresh Ubuntu 14.04: root@invoke:~# uname -a Linux invoke 2.6.32-042stab094.7 #1 SMP Wed Oct 22 12:43:21 MSK 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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probleme with vps connection device

I bought a VPS with Ubuntu and I installed VNC and I would like to use a VPN account to change my IP address when I want. I have set up OpenVPN and configuration, but when I click on my VPN account ...
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IPv6 Tunnel behind NAT

I have a Ubuntu VPS with several IPv6 addresses as well as a IPv4 address. I am travelling often, so I want to set up a tunnel to my VPS which can be initiated from a laptop behind a NAT, which will ...
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How do you solve apt-get update error “Could not resolve”?

I just purchased server space with a VPS provider. The first thing I wanted to do is install the lastest version of Nginx. I followed the official instructions from Nginx as described here. Everything ...
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add external nodes to ubuntu cloud?

I have a website with a few traffic but 2 or 3 times in the year launch a campaign and this require a lot of bandwidth and process. Actually have vps, in the campaign rent more vps and add this new ...
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Why is “No new release found”?

When I log in via SSH to my VPS (OpenVZ), I see: Welcome to Ubuntu 15.04 (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab106.4 x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as (...) New ...
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nodejs express scaffold app fails silently

I'm just now the new proud owner of a very small unmanaged VPS (I want to learn how to do everything myself :>). I'd say I'm between beginner and intermediate or intermediate in unix/bash-fu but I'm ...
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Referanceing venet0:0 and venet0:1 in iptables on OpenVZ

I have an Ubuntu vps that is hosted with openvz. For a while now I have had trouble using the interface names in iptables, such as: (edited) -A INPUT -i venet0:0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT ...
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“-/+ buffers/cache memory” is zero

i have an OpenVZ VPS with ubuntu server 14.04.2 and i can access to a SolusVM control panel. Recently, "memory usage" is always 0 KB, and only "vswap usage" shows real swap usage. if i run free -k i ...
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Sudo is not owned by root on a fresh install of 14.04 on a VPS. Huh?

Sudo is not owned by root on a fresh install of 14.04 on a VPS. Not familiar with this stuff. So why, what does it all mean and what can I do about it? Steps are: From the VPS management web pages ...
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Can't SSH between two servers

I recently purchased a new VPS to replace my old VPS and was in the process of using rsync to copy files over. Part way through rsync hung up and now it won't make a connection again it just times ...
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Leave remote graphical session open

I own a VPS with Ubuntu Server 14.04. I know I can keep processes running using screen, but that's true only for non-graphical processes How can I keep graphical processes alive (e.g. a browser) ...
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KVM VPS and data safety

I'm looking into setting up a mail server (running Ubuntu, ofcourse), but I need it to run reliably (in case it's good enough to start using it instead of only Gmail) so I found a VPS provider that ...
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apt-get update Unable to connect to and fetch error

I can't seem to be capable of updating or install the packages on my uBuntu 14.04 LTS Minimal VPS server. Every time i run apt-get update i get the following long message: root@cryptogates:~# apt-...
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download no machine v 3.5

I am looking for no machine version 3.5 for Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit. I did install v4 before and it's not stable and watching videos is a little bit slow. I read that 3.5 is better and is there a ...