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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I've inherited a dangerously out of date server.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 ...
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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 ...