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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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

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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Temporary web server?

I am a web developer and sometimes find the need to be able to access my local Apache web server instance on Ubuntu 12.04 from another device such as a phone or tablet in order to test it. ...
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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 [ ...
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Problem downloading Rapidshare file (URL encoding)

I installed Plowshare knowing that it can download rapidshare files from terminal, but if there are any parentheses () or brackets [] in the link then it can't download the link. Can this problem be ...
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when setting up a webserver on linux , is it a good practice to make a new user and install everything under that user?

I want to set up a webserver and I understand that when using linux its not safe to install things under root. So should I install things like apache and php under a different user? And if i do, will ...
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Port seems to be open, but connection refused

I am trying to open port 3000 on Ubuntu 12.04, cause I have a web server listening there. I'm a bit out of my confort zone here, and spent many hours trying to solve the problem without success. Port ...
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Setting up my www directory correctly

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I need to create a my www directory (in /home) and set the permissions/ownership correctly so that any new files and directories created by myself (via ...
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Where is the directory for your web contents using LAMP?

Okay, I have used XAMPP and Apache on Windows before, but I have never tried it on Ubuntu... On top of that, I am using Ubuntu Server with 12.04 with CLI, no desktop environment or GUI. I believe ...
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How come no one outside my network can connect to my Owncloud server?

I installed lawn software for internet online for my server, I installed owncloud 4 on it. I can connect to it using my newwork internet, but no one out side my internet newwork can connect, they say ...
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How To Replicate 2 Ubuntu Server?

I want to replicate 2 Ubuntu Server . So if i change settings on one server it will replicate to other . The Server Will be Running Zpanel ( mysql , bind , apache , postfix , etc ) .. ...
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Websites running on server showing virus warnings

I am running Plesk 9.5 on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and have about 15 websites infected with some malicious code appended to the end of java files. I have installed Clamav and it has managed to pickup the ...
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webserver folder cannot be accessed without using root [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? My webserver folder, called www, cannot be accessed without using root. Any ideas?
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403 Error when using nginx to access file other than index.htm

I set up nginx on Ubuntu 12.04 and when remotely accessing a file other than the index.htm/php/html, the server says that access is forbidden. I tried to search for a solution but no luck. Any ...
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Why can't I access my Ubuntu web server or ssh from the internet?

I am new to ubuntu server and i have installed ubuntu server on a vm and installed LAMP etc but my problem is that my website is not visible outside. i have port triggering and added port 21,22 and ...
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Mail Server not working?

I am trying to setup mail server since a long time but as I am new to Linux I have unsuccessfully configured it to the best as I could but now I need assistance. I have installed it using the links ...
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How to install webmin on a desktop not on a server?

Need Help How to install webmin on ubuntu 12.04 desktop not on ubuntu server? i wan't to install webmin on my ubuntu desktop not on server
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Webserver configuration to get Drupal Clean Urls work proper

I have just configured a local web-server and migrated a site built on Drupal 7 onto it. Front page is loaded just fine but when i try to navigate i get 404 error. I`ve noticed that using not clean ...
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How to allow a user totally control local web server?

I installed a local web-server (apache2, php5, mysql). All the time I want to edit some permissions or to create a folder or to add some lines to hosts I need to login as a root. Do I need to grant ...
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How can I run “Video for everybody” in current ubuntu (i.e. without specially compiling the latest ffmpeg)?

I first asked "How do I convert a video to all formats neccesary for Video For Everybody" on Super User. The answer involved compiling the latest ffmpeg. Later, I asked "How do I strip the ...
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Creating physical folders and FTP account with bindings in Apache2

Our client wants 2 subdomains creating: mobile.website.co.uk 5thbirthday.website.co.uk I did this on the DNS server pointing them to the IP where the website was hosted. I then SSH into the Linux ...
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What is the safe way to run apache

I installed apache according to the description given here. I want to know what is the safe way to run Apache that means , it is impossible to run Apache without using sudo, I want to know whether ...
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Is it easy to install Apache web server on Ubuntu desktop?

So I have decided to build a Ubuntu computer, for now I am going to dual boot with Win7, and then install apache web server. Figured I would give the whole web thing a try. Did some searching but ...
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How can I make sure my server is connecting through my router?

I have a Ubuntu server with PHP, Apache2 and all of that setup and working on my LAN. Meaning from any computer connected to the same router I can connect to 10.0.0.3 (My server). I have setup my ...
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Apache2 Web Server only recognized locally, does not work externally

I just installed apache2 this morning and am able to start the server and correctly pull up the sample webpage at http://localhost. I am behind a router so I set the router up for port forwarding to ...