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accessing a domain hosted on virtualbox

I've virtualbox installed on my ubuntu desktop. In my virtualbox I have windows XP pro installed as guest with wampserver & on it I have a named virtualhost which I can access from windows XP but ...
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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 ...
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Control my Transmission GTK remotely

While I'm not home I left Transmission running, usually at full speed. I've been mostly using the desktop gui (GTK) version. I have been toying with the cli version (not sure which is the proper one ...
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How do I change volume sizes on Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 without reinstalling?

I have a HP DL380 G7 Server with the HW Raid configured at Raid 1+0. Previously, I have 146GB LFF SAS Installed but I since have upgraded to 600GB LFF SAS Drives. Since the Mirror Rebuilding was ...
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Where are my local webserver pages?

My webserver is running - Where is this page coming from? I checked a few places in /etc and /var but didn't see it.
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Host two separate web servers on the same IP

I currently have a Ubuntu web server with Apache setup and running wonderfully, I want to do two things, I want to setup two more boxes which would be on the same WAN address but of course have ...
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what is the nginx equivalent command apache has for a2enmod?

I'm following this guide: How to Setup OwnCloud Server 5 with SSL Connection Problem though is that the guide is for apache but I am using nginx for my server. As such I am trying to "reverse ...
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How do I install nginx modules

I just installed nginx through apt-get repository. But, unfortunately HttpAuthDigestModule is not included while installing. This is how to install from source - ./configure ...
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Guide to set-up DNS and Multiple domain on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know, how to set-up a DNS server and to run multiple websites on a single VPS server. I already have a VPS server and I've installed webmin for my ease.. I'm still confused how to set ...
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Send transactional emails from ubuntu server 12.04 LTS in intranet

I have a CakePHP web app running on a ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. The server is hosted on a machine within a intranet of a corporation. The web app needs to send out transactional emails a few times a ...
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Problem after installing phpmyadmin

I installed apache, mysql, and php on my Ubuntu 12.04 server but after logging in all I see is a white screen displaying a forward slash. Is there something else I need to configure or enable? / ...
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I've inherited a dangerously out of date server. How do I plan to safely upgrade it?

Apticron runs nightly on the box and is telling me that I have about 150 updates that need to be made. The server is running quite a few important services with no true backup so I'm scared to just ...
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How do I apply a security update to apache

I have been running some penetration tests against our webserver and it's come up with a few issues. One of them is that apache needs a security update (http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1765-1/). I am ...
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Cannot create a new document in /var/www [duplicate]

I'm unable to create a new document in /var/www/ I followed this tutorial :- How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? and did as suggested, but still I'm unable to make a new document. Any ...
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Apache Install can't browse to localhost

First time setting up Apache, using Ubuntu server 12.04.02 I am using this guide: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu Seems ...
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Do you need a .conf file in /etc/apache2 folder to run your website?

I am still trying to make it work, there are different tutorials for the same setup. this tutorial says that you have to create a config file. apache2 web server But normally you don't need that i ...
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What Steps are need to host a Website on Ubuntu using Apache2?

I successfully run one website on apache2 using a tutorial. My second website, I can't reach locally, and I don't know why. Here are the steps I follow : copy my website to folder /data/mywebsite ...
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Replicate 2 ubuntu Servers one local and one remote

Here is the situation. I have a local webserver and a remote webserver. Both will be identical except that one is on VMware and one is a hosted web server. I want to replicate EVERYTHING installed ...
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Is there a program like panel daemon or fire daemon for Ubuntu server 12.04?

I need a web style interface where I can log onto a website and restart certain processes. I know that there is fire daemon and panel daemon that you use for windows. I was wondering if anybody knew ...
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Is there any procedure for update Live server [closed]

Can someone send me a document with standard procedure for updating LIVE Server. Is there such thing? We make the updates to our system once per week, but we are not sure if there is some ...
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How to make php webpage to access the file in /root directory?

I am using Linux 12.04,apache and php is installed on it.I want to access a text file in /root/ folder.I am really confused with the permissions.The php script i m using <?php $file = ...
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List stored files using HTTP

I'm new to ubuntu and linux based OS:s and I wonder if someone know a program or a way to list all the files in a folder on my server when Im using a webrowser and visiting the Ubuntu server. Almost ...
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Load issue with no I/O or CPU usage

I have a high traffic web server (1500 to 2000 users on average at any given second) which has been running for months with no issues. This morning at 4 A.M. the load jumped from a 6.4 to 391 - 450. ...
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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 ...