Web server can refer to either the hardware (the computer) or the software (the computer application) that helps to deliver content that can be accessed through the Internet.

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monodevelop ASP.Net Development

I installed xsp 2.0 server and couldn't find the xsp 4.0 server after changing the application build setting's target frame work from Mono / .NET 4.0 to Mono / .NET 2.0 . its still cannot run my ...
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Permission denied while writing a file in var/www inspite of adding me to user group

I gave permissions to read and write files in /var/www to the working user(me) through the steps given in Whats the simplest way to edit and add files to “/var/www”?. It works fine when I try to ...
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Notepad++ NppFTP alternative in linux

I know there are questions about notepad++ here but mine is a bit different. I am developing a website and with the NppFTP plugin in Notepad++ I am able to directly connect to the server that contains ...
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Is it just me or were people trying to hack my server?

Is this kind of hacking attempts normal for a regular non-important server? I just checked my auth.log today. Jul 1 15:02:22 webserver sshd[5094]: Did not receive identification string from ...
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How to FTP transfer files to /var/www?

I'm new to linux and I've set up a web server with Ubuntu Desktop edition so I can practice with the GUI a bit before transitioning to Ubuntu Server. I've already set up a LAMP stack as well as FTP. ...
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How to create a shell account and restrict users to their home folder

I was wondering how in Ubuntu Server 13.04, how to limit a user to be able to only access their home folder and NOTHING else on the server. Thanks, Stephen
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Install Ubuntu Server 13.04 on hard drive and data on another

I was wondering if it is possible to run a web server that has a small 80 GB hard drive for Ubuntu Server 13.04 and all the installations, etc. however have a separate 2 TB hard drive store the data. ...
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setup an intranet website

I am working on a database driven website and want to test it using the LAN available to me. How do I host a website? (Static pages will also do) I tried using php and it works on my system but not ...
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I can connect to my web server with my internal IP, but not my external IP?

I have recently installed a webserver, and port 80 is open. I can connect with 127.0.0.1 and 192.168.0.50, but I can't with my external IP. So, why is this? I use a router from Ubee.
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ffserver troubleshooting. streaming video from ubuntu server

I have a raring ring-tail server, which I want to stream video from an attached USB webcam. I have followed this guide to install ffmpeg, ffserver, and numerous codecs. ...
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failed to start apache2 gracefully

Here is a new installation of apache2 on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine (home user) I am trying to start the service apache2 after creating a file in sites-available directory and enabling the website I am ...
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how to configure samba file server for sharing between ubuntu pc's [duplicate]

I want to share one ubuntu desktop to different ubuntu desktop. I want to share files, folders and printer as well. Please suggest me the right procedure to share above thing between ubuntu users.
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Manage production and development enviroment Ubuntu 12.04

We are using Ubuntu 12.04 in our Production environment. This server hosts Apache, MYSQL and PHP for our corporate websites. We have 7 websites currently deployed using virtual hosts. Looking for a ...
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high cpu linked to unresponsive websites?

I have two websites on an ubuntu server. None of them are responding when I try to access them on a browser. So I sshed into my ubuntu server and ran the top command. I noticed that three processes ...
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Need to change the text in a lot of files at once

I have migrated over web and DB files from one server to another and need to change the text in a lot of PHP files from the IP of the old server to 'localhost' where the databases can now be found. ...
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Making websites visible to outside networks with Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am a new Ubuntu Server user, and I need some assistance in setting it up. I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit. This is my main question: How can I set up Ubuntu Server to host a website that is ...
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How to prevent users from reading files but the webserver should still be able to read

I have a lighttpd test server on my testing machine with 2 users they all have there own folder with a public folder for the webserver in it, now I want to prevent that the other user can read the ...
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How do I password protect my webservers document root?

I have installed LAMP using tasksel and it is for a development system. I was wondering if I could password protect the folder /var/www/ and when someone goes to developmentservername.mydomain.com, I ...
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php-in-homedirs

I am trying to get php to work in user's public_html folder using the instructions found at: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDirectoryPHP If I follow the first part and comment out the IfModule lines in ...
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NginX access configuration

I'm using ubuntu x64 server with nginx as webserver. In my company, we configured intranet (local) dns server so that, when you enter domain1.com, it goes directly into defined LAN ip adress. We ...
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I can't run apache (ubuntu server)

I can't run apache (ubuntu server) This is my output in terminal: root@srv etc/init.d/apache2 start * Starting web server apache2 ...
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image can not be seen in htdocs?

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and recently have installed xampp 1.8.1. My problem is: image from server can not be shown. my code is :: <div class="sideBlock unSung"> <h4>Unsung ...
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Can XAMPP be used for a “real” server?

According to the Wikipedia article, XAMPP is merely a packaging of server software such as apache, PHP, SQL, etc, that can be run locally. The question becomes: is it practical to use the same ...
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Taking out my Subdirectory from my URL

I am hosting my own site..... Lets call it www.mysite.com. It is an online store, and I am using Apache2, and the Magento Community 1.7 Platform. I had an "Under Construction" page set in ...
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Why would I install a DNS server on my Ubuntu server?

When you install Ubuntu server, the default Ubuntu server will only store the core system, but there is an option to add additional server roles. One of these is a "DNS Server". From what I read, ...
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Trouble configuring Apache virtual hosts in ubuntu server 12.04

OS: Ubuntu 12.04.2 Updated to the latest and greatest SO here's what I've don so far: cd /etc/apache2/sites-available sudo nano mysite Inside this file I've written the following definition: ...
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What is the best pratice to host a website on a Ubuntu server machine? [closed]

I wonder what the best practice where we put a website/application on a server. Commonly there that we should not put them in our folder /var/wwwfor several reasons. I was searching and found two ...
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Looking wepage trought localhost

I want to look my webpage saved on my computer but some js and ajax stuf doen't work, because it's not on server or something. I understand, that you are suposed to use localhost somehow. How can I ...
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How to know what program is listening on a given port?

I suspect a program is listening on port 8000 on my machine. When I run the following command, I get that error: > python -m SimpleHTTPServer # Lots of python error socket.error: [Errno 98] ...
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Send, but not receive email

I followed the tutorial: http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-12.04-lts-nginx-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3 To configure my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS server, the mail server sending this email only but ...
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Help needed to fix security issues discovered using Nikto on Ubuntu server 12.10

What can be done to mitigate theses security issues found by Nikto on all our Ubuntu servers version 12.10? OSVDB-2799: /cgi-915/dose.pl?daily&somefile.txt&|ls|: DailyDose 1.1 is vulnerable ...
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How to Run Dual Operating Systems, Windows 7 Primary, Ubuntu Secondary

I know how to install two operating systems, but the problem is, I only know how to set it up in a way that requires me to reboot the machine, and selecting an OS to boot up. So pretty much only one ...
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ssl only specify website

I already made a SSL certificate for my server, but can I use the SSL only for specific website. For example inside /var/www I have a lot web folder and I want the "A" website used HTTPS and the ...
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Running a web test server with Ubuntu

I have typically used XAMPP on my windows PC for web development testing. This afternoon I plan to add LAMP to my Ubuntu. I would also like to try and install Apache Tomcat but I am not familiar if ...
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+30 sites using 1gb ram on nginx

I have a LEMP setup (Ubuntu 12.04, Nginx, Mysql, PHP 5.3 and APC) and I have 30 sites hosted on it. They all are wordpress sites. It uses about 1GB RAM. Is this normal? I thought nginx would use less ...
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How to fix a permissions problem on www folder?

I have created a directory in my www folder using terminal and root user. Then, create some text files in that folder (with terminal and root user). Now, when I want to access these files and ...
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Error 504 while accessing a php page from Internet

I'm trying to access to a test website from Internet but I mostly get 504 errors. Any php pages take long time to show, when they show. My web server is an Ubuntu Server 12.10 on a virtual machine ...
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Secure shared memory

In my Ubuntu deployment script I have writen a function to secure shared memory. For a webserver it's important to secure the shared memory to tighten up security. Below you can find the code: echo ...
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Is it possible to run the IIS web server on Linux?

Is it possible to install IIS on Linux?
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Do all webservers running locally rely on the /etc/hosts file?

I'm running the Django webserver locally, and I want be able to enter www.my-site.dev or username.my-site.dev and have that map to my Django application. I've seen a lot of solutions for Apache, ...
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java exception: No such file or directory

I am trying to run a GATE application via jetty web application server in Ubuntu. I am getting java.io.IOException: error=2, No such file or directory because of a particular GATE plugin ...
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Getting a LAMP server secured and locked down for development

I'm turning my VPS into a development server which will hold development copies of all my websites, controlled by git. Of course, I installed the LAMP server so I can test them. I've already ...
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How do I set up an Ubuntu server as a secondary DNS

The company I now work for specializes in web development. They are currently selling clients packages where they develop web applications for them to help automate certain business tasks for them. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Server and phpmyadmin

i have installed mysql service and phpmyadmin also LAMP i tested the pages and it looks as if the server is setup but when i try to access phpmyadmin i cant access it i get error that says page not ...
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Starting LEMP server at startup

Based on this blog post I've installed LEMP server. Is there any easy way to add this web server: PHP-FPM, Nginx, MySQL into startup applications list?
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() Keep user jailed

Before you close this out to repetition, I have been researching all of the proposed solutions to this bug and so far I have been unable to keep a FTP user jailed to their website directory. While I ...
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Web Development in Ubuntu

I cannot seem to find info on creating web pages on my Ubuntu 12.10 server. Is there a program to do this like Microsoft has (such as Frontpage)? I have installed Ubuntu 12.10, PHPMyadmin, MYSql, ...
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How do I access Ubuntu server running in VirtualBox from outside

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on my laptop via VirtualBox. I have installed LAMP, OpenSSH, Mail server. As I logged in, I ran ifconfig. It gave me the inet address as 192.168.0.3. So, ...
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Web server on local network

I have problem accessing (one of my) web server from my local network. I have a (Ubuntu) computer that that acts as router, web server etc. That works well, I can access the web server both ...
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multiple rails applications on same host name with different folders

When i ssh to amazon ec2, then pwd /home/ubuntu ls app_1 app_2 app_3 app_4 Considering i have mapped my ec2-122** address to some apps.site1.com How can i have multiple rails applications ...