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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 ...
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Lag spikes on my website

I have a heavy traffic site that gets about +200 concurrent users and receives 4k+ uniques daily. My site seems to load slow for a few minutes and then fast for a few minutes and the pattern continues ...
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How would I see a list of current packages and compare them to the ones being upgraded?

I'm running 12.10 on a server and I have a list of packages that need to be upgraded. However I can run the command sudo aptitude to see what they are and what their about which is fine. My question ...
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How to change the IP address on my Ubuntu virtual NIC

I have a physical windows system, on which I run VMware Workstation. On a VMware virtual machine I run Ubuntu 12.10 and a LAMP webserver. Problem: Now my local IP address for my virtual NIC (the one ...
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Should I install SELinux to make my Ubuntu Web server more secure?

This wiki page on using SELinux with Ubuntu informs of the following: The Ubuntu-specific "selinux" and "selinux-policy-ubuntu" packages documented here have not received much attention since ...
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If a company is using ubuntu on its servers/dektops, does it have to pay?

a friend of my friend has started a small firm and given me the responsibility to erect all the IT infrastructure required? I'm basically a windows guy that too on the developer side. But recently I ...
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Transmission won't work on port 80

I was trying to use Transmission's Web Interface, and it worked perfectly. I could access it via http://localhost:8080/transmission/web/, I could use my local IP, I could use 127.0.0.1, I could, after ...
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Why rewrite directive causes “301 Moved Permanently” with Nginx?

Below is a much simplified version of what I have in the configuration file of a server run by Nginx 1.2.5, yet it causes 301 Moved Permanently with Location: http://example.com/phpmyadmin/ before ...
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Can we install Xcache 2.0 or 3 on Ubuntu 12.04?

Xcache have already reached the version 3.0. But in Ubuntu 12.04, we still have version 1. How can we install Xcache 2 or 3 in Ubuntu 12.04?
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How to get apache to serve a site via VirtualBox?

This tutorial taught me how to create an Ubuntu Server (12.10, 64-bit) VM in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host machine, install Apache and have it serve a site from a dummy domain accessible via the host ...
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XAMPP: Deamon is already running, but it's NOT apache

This one is giving me a headache... I have installed XAMPP for Linux 1.7.7 on Ubuntu 12.10. I haven't installed the latest version because of the new security "feature" which makes XAMPP so secure I ...
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Has Anyone Used ISPconfig 3

I just upgraded to 12.04 and was contemplating on installing ISPconfig3 and was wondering if anyone has used ISPconfig3 and how does it perform. Please and Thank You in advance....
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Best solution for a team home server

I created a home server with Ubuntu 12.04 Server (using an old Netbook with an Atom CPU and 512Mb). The idea is just to be used for a small team (maximum 10 persons) that will have constant access by ...
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Nginx and automatic updates

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.1 with unattended-upgrades configured for automatic security updates, and I installed Nginx by first adding deb http://nginx.org/packages/ubuntu/ lucid nginx deb-src ...
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ubuntu apache2 start, stop, status, restart and reload commands fails

Hi, I am new to Ubuntu and I'm still trying to figure this OS out (for work it's brilliant, better than Windows). Before I wrote this question, I did my research via Google, this website and even in ...
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Unable to SFTP/FTP to my Ubuntu LAMP/WEB Server [on hold]

earlier today , I installed Ubuntu 12.04 server on my Linode Xen VPS and set up a LAMP and a web server , I can SSH to the server fine , but Unable to SFTP/FTP to it , i've tried the option " Connect ...
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How to setup live ubuntu server?

I have set up my Ubuntu server on VirtualBox and now I want to take it live. I've registered a free domain (My Dot TK domain, for testing purposes before I purchase the real deal) but now it requires ...
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How do I copy files that need root access with scp?

I have an Ubuntu server to which I am connecting using SSH. I need to upload files from my machine into /var/www/ on the server, the files in /var/www/ are owned by root. Using PuTTY, after I log ...
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How do I enable SSL in Cherokee without libcherokee-mod-ssl?

I am trying to enable HTTPS support in my Cherokee webserver, but the option to enable it is missing from the "General" tab in the admin web interface. The back-end drop down only contains the "No ...
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mysql does not start or work

Recently I installed LAMP with tasksel. Then I remember I issued some commands to get into the mysql console - it worked. Right now I checked - apache and php modules work perfectly. But as for mysql ...
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ubuntu desktop or server as dedicated server [closed]

I am considering to host my website with Ubuntu as a dedicated server. But what variant of Ubuntu should I choose, Ubuntu desktop or Ubuntu Server edition? Please provide a reason of choosing either. ...
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ubuntu hang out with this message :blocked for more than 120 seconds

I'm running a virtualMachine on ESXi -- Ubuntu as a webserver -- (apache2 with nginx as his proxy, php, mysql) and services keeps hanging/freezing causing the whole server to be unresponsive. It's not ...
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Synchronizing 3 servers over IP

I'm setting up a medical server for a hospital that has doctors located in 3 different locations, meaning there would be 3 servers (1 in each location). All 3 servers would just have the following ...
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How would I broadcast a subdomain/virtual name on a local server with people connected to the same network

I have a server connected to the router which has ubuntu 12.04. It is has apache/mysql/php all installed ready to go. the folder structure is like this: /var/www -- this isnt the root -/libs -/logs ...
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Should I enable backports repositories on Ubuntu Server (LAMP)?

Is there any disadvantages/advantages on enabling backports repositories on my new Ubuntu Server (LAMP)? What I should choose? Cheers
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Can SELinux Affect Apache

Can SELinux, in any way, cause Apache to only store web-site files on one partition? I'm unable to set up a localhost HTTP server with apache using html files that are on another mounted partition. ...
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Creating a Web Server [closed]

Here's my problem in a nutshell: I have been given an old computer (Windows 2000 for now) and I need to install an Ubuntu OS (I'm thinking about Ubuntu Server), Moodle and perhaps a website. After ...
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How to make web-server address into dns?

I'm using apache webserver on ubuntu base o/s. I want to change the web-server hostname to lets says xyz.compnayname.com.uk. The virtual machine that runs the web-server is stand-alone machine not ...
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How to make an Ubuntu Server system accessible over the Internet?

I just installed ubuntu server 12.04 on my office pc with: Open SSH DNS LAMP I also have following installed and configured: webmin PHPmyadmin proftp I have set my IP to static in ...
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Apache2 post installation

I use the following command to install Apache server: sudo apt-get install apache2 The installation process seems to have completed without any problems. When I point my browser to localhost:80, ...
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My user can't upload files to folders owned by www-data

I think I have screwed up my permissions in Ubuntu. I am using my server to run PHP. I recently ran across a problem where PHP could not create directories in the var/www-directory, so I searched ...
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remote syslog hogging cpu

Currently my Ubuntu server is using 80 %(+/- 10%) of my CPU. The time on the process is 454:26.38. How do I troubleshoot this type of issue? What could be causing this/how do I fix it?
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Play music from Server

I want to configure Ubuntu Server to play music from the same server, with a couple of points: It will not do streaming. It will play the music from the server to the speakers connected to it. It ...
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Why can't terminal open my .sh file?

I'm trying to run a Minecraft Server with Bukkit in 12.04. In the .sh file I'm using to start the Server, I wrote java -Xms1024M -Xmx1024M -jar (and then I wrote the location of where the craftbukkit ...
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Allow port 80 into Ubuntu

I'm trying to create a basic web server. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I have installed LAMP and set up html files, and when I open a browser and navigate to 192.168.1.95 (static internal IP of ...
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What is the best minimal http server?

If I want to serve some static content over http from Ubuntu, with an emphasis on security and efficiency (at low-moderate load), what's the best choice?
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Internet Proxy / Usage Monitoring Server

I have a Dell PowerEdge Server and I want to make it into a whole site (location) proxy server so if anyone in the building uses our internet connection, they will have to go through this proxy to get ...
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How do I test virtual hosts in Apache before I buy the domains?

Is it possible to setup an Apache virtual host without a domain name, I just want to use my IP to test my website until I get a domain name. Examples in Apache documenation only seem to have domain ...
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Recommendation of web server admin control panel (free, open source, deb package)?

I'm looking for: a safe/secure web admin control panel for a web server preferably free and open source in official repositories or at least with regular updates and an easy way to update to newer ...
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How to install icinga on Ubuntu 12.04 & Monitor remote host?

How to install latest icinga & icinga-web on Ubuntu Server 12.04 & How to monitor remote hosts ?
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Why I Can't Run The Script Against Localhost?

I have script which reads from method file : OPTIONS and checks whether the OPTIONS is allowed on a particular site. The script is : #!/bin/bash # # if [ ! $# == 1 ] then echo "Usage: $0 [ ...