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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 ...
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ssl only specify website

I already made a SSL certificate for my server, but can I use the SSL only for specific website. For example inside /var/www I have a lot web folder and I want the "A" website used HTTPS and the ...
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Running a web test server with Ubuntu

I have typically used XAMPP on my windows PC for web development testing. This afternoon I plan to add LAMP to my Ubuntu. I would also like to try and install Apache Tomcat but I am not familiar if ...
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+30 sites using 1gb ram on nginx

I have a LEMP setup (Ubuntu 12.04, Nginx, Mysql, PHP 5.3 and APC) and I have 30 sites hosted on it. They all are wordpress sites. It uses about 1GB RAM. Is this normal? I thought nginx would use less ...
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How to fix a permissions problem on www folder?

I have created a directory in my www folder using terminal and root user. Then, create some text files in that folder (with terminal and root user). Now, when I want to access these files and ...
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Error 504 while accessing a php page from Internet

I'm trying to access to a test website from Internet but I mostly get 504 errors. Any php pages take long time to show, when they show. My web server is an Ubuntu Server 12.10 on a virtual machine ...
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Secure shared memory

In my Ubuntu deployment script I have written a function to secure shared memory. For a web server it's important to secure the shared memory to tighten up security. Below you can find the code: echo ...
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Is it possible to run the IIS web server on Linux?

Is it possible to install IIS on Linux?
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Do all webservers running locally rely on the /etc/hosts file?

I'm running the Django webserver locally, and I want be able to enter www.my-site.dev or username.my-site.dev and have that map to my Django application. I've seen a lot of solutions for Apache, ...
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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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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?