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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How do I set up hosting a domain name at home with Apache? [closed]

I am relatively new to Ubuntu Linux and I am struggling to figure out the basic set-up of hosting a domain name at home with Apache2. I understand that you have to change your IP from dynamic to a ...
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HTTP(S) based file server

I've got a server running Ubuntu 10.04. I've already gotten openssh for ssh and sftp on it. I've been looking for a web-based (http, or preferably https) file server, perhaps a web-front-end to an ...
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Cannot FTP without simultaneous SSH connection? [closed]

I'm trying to set up an old box as a backup server (running 10.04.4 LTS). I intend to use 3rd party software on my PC to periodically connect to my server via FTP(S) and to mirror certain files. For ...
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What Updated Web Cache Servers are available (Caching HTTP Proxy)

I am going to install Ubuntu 11.10 Server (And soon 12.04 Server) and wanted to know what Web Cache servers (Caching HTTP proxy) come with Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 to improve performance and reduce ...
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Why is UFW blocking outgoing connections?

UFW is blocking some outgoing connections on my server, such as Akismet, the spam killing plugin for my Wordpress site. According to Akismet's firewall info I need to allow contact with four IPs. My ...
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Is LAMP strictly for development purposes? [closed]

So basically, is LAMP strictly for development purposes or is it fine for production websites as well? I ask this because I have recently switched to Ubuntu from Windows and if LAMP is anything like ...
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How to update Zend Server Community?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and zend-server 5.3.8-ZS5.5.0. So I would like to update it time by time. But I don't even know which packages it uses. If I do apt-get update it doesn't help.
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Streaming a webcam video to the web-page in Ubuntu

I need a software which were able to capture images from a webcam and stream it to the web-page. I already tried a webcam-server, but it uses java applet on the client side for retrieving pictures, ...
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Need to invoke .sh when php webpage load

I am trying to run a .sh script when loading my mainpage: index.php: <?php shell_exec('./alert.sh'); ?> <script type='text/javascript'> window.location = "phpshell.php"; ...
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Upstart not running my dynamic DNS script

I have a dynamic DNS script as follows: #!/bin/bash curl -kL# "http://example.com/updatedns.php" echo $? >> /var/log/ddns ...saved to /usr/local/bin/ddns. Obviously the URL above isn't the ...
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Sync local web server with remote web server

Hi I'm looking for a tool to synchronize files from my local web server to remote web server. I've been using since a few of years the (Site Publisher) with wine, but I'm looking for a free ...
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Why does my server only uses 3GB of memory

The server has 24 GB of memory and 4 quad-core cpu's. It runs a busy website on apache/MySQL/php and sometimes gives a message that the server load is too high. When I look at the logs it never uses ...
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File permissions to let web application write files

I installed osCommerce using these instructions. During the initial run, I was asked to point at the MySQL database it should use and set up admin accounts. But to save the settings, it needed to ...
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MySQL database in tasksel LAMP stack for osCommerce

I'm experimenting with osCommerce, an e-commerce suite, for which I installed the LAMP stack using tasksel. It did ask for a "root password" for MySQL, but other that that I did not pay attention to ...
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How do I install osCommerce?

Recently I've come across the osCommerce, an open-source e-commerce project, and I'd like to try it. Is it packaged in the repository (like Wordpress)? If not, how do I manually install and use it?
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I need to grant permission to my export directory to write to webserver, but I don't know what that is

I am installing a rather complicated program that writes to a directory and this directory needs to be able to write to my webserver. My instructions say this: Grant php/export directory ...
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how to browse to a local web site from my ubuntu desktop

I run a web server just on my local network on a Windows XP machine using IIS. The main app I created keeps track of all my bookmarks so that no matter which computer I'm using in my home, I have ...
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Unable to access server web pages from internet?

I'm new to Ubuntu server, which I have install (10.04). My server is connected to my Belkin router, which in turn is connected to my CISCO Linksys SPA2102 VOIP phone adapter/router. I can asscess my ...
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How do I establish an FTP connection from Windows to Ubuntu Server?

I have a LAMP web-server on Ubuntu 11.10, working perfectly. But now I want to develop my website from a Windows 7 system in the same network. I want to set up an FTP connection to Ubuntu so I can ...
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Crashed my server, how do I find out what happened?

From a remote machine, I ran 100 concurrent requests against my Ubuntu VPS ab -n 100 -c 100 http://... And, as I suspected, the server "crashed". I can still ping it, and it responds very quickly ...
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Change XAMPP's htdocs web root folder to another one

I'm trying to change the XAMPP's web root default directory /opt/lampp/htocs to another one like /home/me/Dropbox/public_html without success. I've edited the file /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf # old ...
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How do i set up a webcam server for HTTP?

There used to be a package webcam-server, but it is no longer there. I would like to be able to view the picture from a Logitech USB webcam in a browser in a different computer in the same network. I ...
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How can I host a website in a virtual machine?

Before you shoot this down, please let me explain what I mean.... I am running Windows, I also have a virtual machine installed that is running Ubuntu. I want to set up a website on Ubuntu (the ...
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How I can turn off unknown webserver (Apache probably)?

I want to start XAMPP Apache server but it terminal it says that another web server daemon is already running. So I want to find out how to turn off it or so. When I go to localhost I get following ...
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in Ubuntu Server

What are some of the benefits of installing Squid Proxy in an Ubuntu Server that is sharing its Internet connection to a group of PCs in a LAN.
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where is my awstats 6.9.5~dfsg-5 installed?

I installed this webserver log analyzer with Synaptic, and now cannot find it. It will not run from terminal. I have AbyssX1 running on my box and would like to see my visitor statistics.
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XAMPP vs. Native LAMP Packages

I'm currently in the process of setting up an Ubuntu Desktop setup for a combination of technical writing, heavy statistics/mathematical analysis, and also server-side development and I wanted to know ...
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Custom Apache 404 page

I want to customise the 404 page of my Apache Webserver on Ubuntu to something other than the general: Not Found The requested URL /***** was not found on this server. ...
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“allrequestsallowed.com”… Hack attempt?

I have many attempts on my (small, personal and absolutely unimportant) web server, and apache and fail2ban usually do their job right. But there's a log entry that worries me: xx.yy.www.zzz - - ...
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Setting up a web server, using multiple user accounts

I’ve just installed Ubuntu Server on a new server and have been looking around for tutorials on setting up a web server with multiple user accounts. How I’ve set small web servers like this in the ...
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apache2 is making my amazon ec2 unavailable, any ideas?

I have a web server running on a EC2 c1.medium intance. The instance is running on ubuntu, with apache2 and mysql.The ubuntu and apache version are the next; Ubuntu DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu ...
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Alternatives to Firefox 3.5/POW to use SSJS?

I have to install FFX 3.5 on my 11.04 machine. It's needed because I'm helping a friend of mine in a project involving Server-Side Javascript, and he is using POW webserver, actually avaliable for ...
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How can I host my own website

I have bought a domain lets say it example.com, I also own an Ubuntu 10.04 machine which I would like to use it to serve my personal website. I have deployed the website on my local machine and its ...
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How do i use .net on ubuntu server?

I have been running a webserver on my ubuntu server. Now my friend wants me to also run .net on my server. How do i run .net on it ? I have no knowledge about .net though my friend is quite good in ...
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Cpanel like platform

I'm looking for a automated point-and-click hosting platform like Cpanel. Is any free and open source platform and which of them do you thing is the best? I prefer to be free of charge.
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How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www?

I want to stop having to use sudo everytime I work in /var/www. How can I do that? I simply want to put all of my sites into this directory and work with them without too much pain.
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What is the best way to add files to a website on a LAMP Server?

I have just installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 with a LAMP setup. I want to host a website there but I'm not sure which is the best way to get/edit my files on the server. Googling provides many options ...
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What is “GFI WebMonitor Secure Download”? and how to disable it?

Please help me to disable it! it offends me while downloading via Web browsers.
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How to connect to homepage after creating it with a python webframework (hyde) from an other machine in the same network?

I created a website on a server with hyde. After installing hyde on a Ubuntu machine, I followed these steps: Temrinal: $ hyde -s /path/to/mysite create $ cd /path/to/mysite $ hyde gen $ hyde serve ...
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How can I gzip my web directories?

I would like to make a compressed file of my web sites folder and send it to a backups folder, and I can't seem to find anything specific on google. My web folder is : ...
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Need to set up Tomcat and JSF on an ubuntu machine

As the title says, I need to set up Tomcat and JSF on an ubuntu machine, and seem to be running into issues because the tutorials i find online are out of date. Can someone provide an up-to-date ...
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How to configure Firewall

How can I configure firewall for what I use as a web development server. I should be blocking all ports except 80 (HTTP), FTP, SSH? I tried configuring using ufw, gufw, firestarter but I ended up ...
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How to make Jetty webserver listen on port 80?

I would like to use Jetty as a webserver. I have edited the configuration file at /etc/default/jetty and set: # change to 0 to allow Jetty start NO_START=0 # Listen to connections from this ...
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Can I use a desktop install as a server?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu is my first distribution. I have chosen Ubuntu because I want to learn more about Linux. I'm under time constraints and need to setup a server as soon as possible. I have ...
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How To Auto Add To /etc/resolv.conf? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 10.04 Server, you can edit a file and it will automatically add a nameserver to the /etc/resolv.conf on boot. Unfortunately, Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop does not have this feature that I'm aware ...
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Recommended workflows for Apache virtual hosts?

I do a lot of local web development work on my Ubuntu machine, and I'm constantly setting up virtual hosts in Apache. I don't need to do hard core server management, but I am getting tired of the ...
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Javascript is not loading

Hey, I've got a problem with JavaScript under Ubuntu, that drives me crazy. I'm using Gedit for my web sites since I'm an Ubuntu user. When I start a new website I create (usually with the gnome ...
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Renaming localhost

By default 127.0.0.1 has the localhost alias. I found several approaches to changing it to a different string, but what is the standard, effective and safe best-practice way of doing it? Can I give ...
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How to setup a Git server? [duplicate]

I am trying to setup a Git server could. Can anyone tell me how to set up a Git server, so that client machines can connect to that server and make use of Git version control for their projects... ...
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Release of Ubuntu One server code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is the Ubuntu One server side application proprietary? Will Ubuntu One's server code ever be released so that people can run their own private "Ubuntu One"?