A web server is a program that responds to network requests over the HTTP or HTTPS protocol.

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Is it better to use the UK or USA server? [duplicate]

I live in the UK, so it should be better to use the UK ones. But, the USA one is more likely to be well maintained and have the better connection speed. Which should I use - is there a testing tool, ...
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Connecting to a Remote Server for the First Time

I'd like to know how to connect to a remote Ubuntu 12.04LTS OS server. I've never done this, and wondered if anyone would be willing to help a noob out; I'd appreciate it! I've always wanted to be ...
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Setting up proxy in Ubuntu server 14.04

What is proxy ? Why do we need proxy and for what purpose ? I am new to server. When i was installing ubuntu server. Installation prompt is asking me for a proxy information "h ...
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apt-get update, apt-get install not working [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 on virtual box and installed LAMP, webmin and FTP then suddenly i could not install any thing else because the initiation to connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com is not ...
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Web server for a static site on Ubuntu Minimal server 14.04. What to choose?

I have a VPS working on a Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal Server and I need to install a web server for a static web-site on this VPS, no database, no scripts background and minimal traffic. As far a I can see ...
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Increase the Number of TCP Connections Allowed

For a Ubuntu 14.04 web server providing a web service via a TCP port, clients query the server at an interval. However when the server restarts, a huge number of connections hit the server at the same ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 Apache httpd 2.2.22 mod_rewrite not working

I am trying to set up a distributed web farm using apache2. Before deploying the configuration to my other 3 servers, I wanted to get everything to work on the first one (designated P-WEB-01) at ...
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apache alias not working

I defined the following alias Alias /static/images /images However when I browse to localhost/myweb/static/images I am getting: Not Found The requested URL /myweb/static/images was not ...
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Ubuntu server to project

Hej I am making a project to my exam this summer. It's about finding the best server solution for a company with 400 employees in two sites one in Aarhus and one in Copenhagen and growing. The ...
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Fire fox can connect to WiFi but terminal can't for my college's Network settings

I'm quite new to Ubuntu so please be precise. In my college, I've specific Wi-Fi settings with username and password, as well as LAN settings with proxy server. In my Network Settings and in the ...
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Using Terminal as a web browser [duplicate]

I've found that terminal can be used for various purposes. This will be great if I can use it as a web browser. Is there any way to use it as a web browser??
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setting up apache2 webserver — differences between behaviour within my intranet and outside

I am new to apache2. I have an ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS machine in my home, and just installed apache2 on it. I wanted to set up a webserver running on a port other than port 80 (my router uses port 80). ...
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Cannot view default site from local network

Not sure what i have done but now when I put in my servers IP address it is no longer loading the default index.html that comes with it. I think I did this when trying to learn how to add multiple ...
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Why apache2 service doesn't work? [closed]

I am trying to install apache2 web server on ubuntu 10.10 as a beginner, but I don't have access to the repositories in the application center. So I try to download the source package of apache2 and ...
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Can I install PHP 5.3/5.4?

I'm moving my vBulletin boards to a new server and after going through the regular steps to install LAMP, it seems it has installed PHP 5.5 which vBulletin apparently cannot work with. Can I install ...
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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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Web client front end download manager

I currently run a headless server (Ubuntu server 12.10) with various applications running on the box accessed via web interfaces (transmission, plex etc). The box sits at a site with a quick and ...
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Why is my inet for ip colored red?

I'm trying to set up a web server but when I try to see the ip of the server with this code ifconfig | grep inet the four inet that comes up is colored red and shows some numbers. If I continue ...
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Unable to load page using Express from local machine

Im developing a webpage using Express framework in ubuntu. The machine I am developing on can access the webpage just fine at 192.168.1.37:3000 or localhost:3000, but I can't get other machines on the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 install php-fpm with apache 2.4

I tried multiple tutorials on how to install php-fpm (cgi) with apache2. None of them worked with 13.10. I even installed ubuntu completly new after each one. This is one for example: How to configure ...
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create an alias for `localhost:8080/` as `www.my-domain.com/`

In ubuntu, I want to create an alias for localhost:8080/ as www.my-domain.com/. So that whenever I type www.my-domain.com/ in URL field, it shows up from localhost:8080/. What is the easiest way to ...
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Temperature & RAM monitoring script

I have the following script: while : do clear; echo "---------------------------RAM Load------------------------------$ free -mt >> memory.txt; free -mt; ...
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Cannot run MonoDevelop 4.2 with XSP4

Gents, I'm new on Linux and I tried to start .NET under Ubuntu when I start debugging a sample from MonoDevelop ASP.NET app it gives the following error: Could not launch web server. The "XSP4" web ...
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Changing permissions for folders and files in /var/www/?

I am quite new to ubuntu and I have been trying to install BuilderEngine, a content management system, to my ubuntu server 12.04 lts. I have figured some things out but I am struggling with permission ...
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Start MySQL on Startup

I installed MySQL, and changed the configuration so the databases are stored on a separate hard drive. In the process MySQL has stopped starting up automatically. When I start the computer, I need to ...
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How much memory do I use exactly and how can I optimize it?

I installed and I configured virtualmin on my 2GB RAM, 40 GB SSD, 2CPU VPS. I currently have 5 virtual hosts (5 domains hosted). On three of them there are no files uploaded, so just two websites are ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 apt-get update errors (404, W: Failed to fetch…)

I have a new instance of 12.04 server and have been having issues running sudo apt-get update The update seems to work fine then it will stop and sit waiting for headers then start spitting 404 ...
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Where to find default/ test page for Apache2

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 13.10 and has an Apache2 website, and whenever I go to the VPS's IP http://5.231.37.8 ,I get the default/test page for Apache instead of my website located in /var/www. ...
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Calendarserver 3.2+ on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am looking to install calendarserver (at least version 3.2) on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS box. The box is a 64-bit box, and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu is installed. Can this be done, and if so, what is ...
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Ubuntu Web Server Processor?

I am thinking of building a home based web server built on Ubuntu and am curious as to if the following processor will be able to handle Ubuntu server. Intel Dual-core Celeron 1037U (1.8GHz) ...
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Creating a Web Page in Ubuntu and accessing it through Ethernet from another Ubuntu user

I'm creating a webpage in Ubuntu, in which simple files such as .txt can be uploaded. Now, I want to transform my laptop into an Ubuntu web server, through which any other Ubuntu or Windows user can ...
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How to publish my joomla site on local server to the web?

I am looking to access my Joomla site that I have on my Ubuntu server from outside my local network. I'm a new to this world of web publishing. I know how to port forward with ex: No-Ip or Dyndns if ...
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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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Help in deciding hardware for web server [closed]

I want set up a local web server to be used in my office. It will be made online in future (~1 or 2 years) but for now it is locally used. I have gone through some tutorials (here) to set up a LAMP ...
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How can I manage multiple end-user-style localhost applications?

Over time I have installed applications that offer or require an interface runs through the browser on localhost (for example, Transmission web interface, StackApplet configuration, Veracity web ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Php5-fpm, Apache2, Postfix: impossible to send a mail with PHP

Resources I followed I followed several howtos and questions on askubuntu: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix How to configure apache / php / postfix website emails when using vhosts? ...
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is this malcious traffic?

I was reviewing my server logs, when I came across several thousand this gem: from a multiple IP addresses: My question is what is all this junk? what is this trying to execute? I am pretty sure that ...
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How do I find userdir directives

Where do I find the userdir directives from apache2? They aren't in /etc/apache2/extra/httpd-userdir.conf.
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Making webpy framework accessible from outside the local network

I am using ubuntu 12.04.03. I have some basic experience with webpy and I had it working for my LAN just by following the tutorial. The framework needs to be able to be used from outside the local ...
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Setting up a user account for a web server

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux. I'm setting up a lighttpd webserver and I think I need to set up a webserver/daemon user account to get it going. The config file is asking for server.username and ...
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Web Hosting Management Package

I want to host multiple domains on my Ubuntu VM. Is there any package like Lamp to handle DNS, Email, Apache and other needed softwares for a web server? I'm looking for a software like Plesk and ...
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Apache could not access to copied folder: 403 Access Forbidden

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have installed LAMP on Ubuntu and everything is OK but while I copy a folder into /var/www it is not accessible via URL. I have tried following commands: sudo cp -r Desktop/site ...
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Connect to a webserver running in VMWare

There a thing I made for work that need to work on IIS and SQL Server. I want to do some work from home and I run Linux Mint so I thought I'd install Win7 in a VM and run the servers there. I have ...
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How to easily start a webserver in any folder?

I'm looking for a relatively painless way to launch a web server with document root in any folder I specify (or better yet, where I'm launching). I often try out new things like JS frameworks or so ...
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how to version control a site with Bazaar?

basically, I want to make a local branch of my website so that I can edit files then merge them back to the server this is what I did: root@aziz-HP:~# bzr init ...
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What is the `ServerName` attribute for apache2 and what does it do?

I do not know what this config setting means. Does it mean that it registers a domain name? Is it like DNS? Here is what I have for my apache2 default config ServerName staugie.org ...
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Can't ping Ubuntu Server from Outside network

Just finished setting up my Ubuntu Server 12.04 as a web server at my house with broadband. Everything is setup and works just fine until I tried to access it from outside. The public IP for the ...
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How to use my Laptop as a web Server using Ubuntu 12.10

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and I want to use as a webserver for my domain. Also I want to install Wordpress on the domain. I want to how can i do that. And help, please
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Storing website files in /usr/share/www/ instead of /var/www/ [closed]

I have just seen the /var/ directory being defined as: Multi-purpose log, temporary, transient, and spool files. A memory-based file system is sometimes mounted at /var. Whereas /usr/ has been ...
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How to check why my static IP isn't working?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop edition. I'm not overly familiar with the unix side, but I'm learning. From a fresh install, I basically only installed XAMPP. My webserver now works fine (although ...