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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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How to make an online, offline app with cache

I just wanted to know how I can do this. For example, I want to have an app that's linked to a WordPress site and when I'm connected to the internet, I want see everything normally, but when I'm not ...
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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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Is it ok to run a virtual server (Virtualbox) with webroot within a shared directory with the host OS?

As everything is a little bit slower through a VM I thought I would try and put my project's webroot in a directory that is shared between the client (ubuntu 14.04) and the host (Windows 8.1). The ...
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Apache not starting

So I tried to start my apache2 server with the following command... sudo service apache2 start But then I get this error message... Job for apache2.service failed. See "systemctl status ...
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Can i run apache 1 / 2 as root?

I am hoping someone can confirm if apache 1 and / or 2 could be run as root if the user wishes it? There are previous questions around this, where people say "no you don't want to do that" and don't ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 is setup but not showing on my public ip

I setup the lamp stack setup everything and forwarded port 80 and port 22 and added the ports through the firewall and when ever I try to look up my public ip it dosent show my website (those ports ...
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I cant install XAMPP for no reason (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have a problem, which might be too easy to see. i don get it right now. I have a 32 bit sys Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. i want to install the XAMPP Version for it but can manage to even start the installer. I ...
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How can I connect to my virtual machine in a local network?

I have installed Ubuntu Server with a webserver on my mac. When I am home I can reach the webserver with network bridge adapter. But when I go to a local network, I can't see my IP address in Ubuntu ...
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Ensuring fail-safety of an Apache server

I have a few Wordpress websites running on Apache 2.4.7 / Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. It is a virtual machine running on Microsoft Azure. The websites are using a MySQL server also running on the same ...
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php application asking intl but already installed

My (Symfony) application currently crashs telling ("The Symfony\Component\Intl\Collator\Collator::__construct() method's argument $locale value 'fr' behavior is not implemented. Only the locale ...
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Errors in update checking script (cause: repositories not available)

I have a scripts that tests if updates on my 14.04 server are available, and send me a text message if that happens. The bash script begins with: IFS=';' read updates security_updates < ...
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Is it possible to access an Ubuntu server on multiple networks?

I hope someone can help. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS running in VirtualBox, running as a web server on my laptop. I take my laptop between home and work, so the network configurations are ...
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New files not inheriting permissions

To start, Everytime I upload a file to my apache web server, the file is not useable by the server due to it's permissions being denied. As a developer this is very frustrating because I do not want ...
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Linux Web Server Dosen't always allow external connections

I have been having this problem with where it will allow external connections for about 30 minutes but then doesn't allow any? I have port forwarded and all that. I turned it on last night and I ...
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How to install both xammp and Bugzilla in same PC

Is it possible to install both Bugzilla and xammp in same PC? I have installed both in separate PC and both are working fine. Now I want to install in same PC. Please let me know how to do this.
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Increase the Number of TCP Connections Allowed

For a Ubuntu 14.04 web server providing a web service via a TCP port, clients query the server at an interval. However when the server restarts, a huge number of connections hit the server at the same ...
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Make a Ubuntu Server ready for takeoff as a webserver

What are the necessary steps to make an ubuntu server ready for productive operation as a webserver? I've assumed that the server distro of ubuntu doesn't have to be further tweaked to make it ready ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 install php-fpm with apache 2.4

I tried multiple tutorials on how to install php-fpm (cgi) with apache2. None of them worked with 13.10. I even installed ubuntu completly new after each one. This is one for example: How to configure ...
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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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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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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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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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Apache2 not displaying any messages on restart

When I use the following command to restart apache2 service apache2 restart. I would usually get the output * Restarting web server apache2 or if there are any errors with it would show the errors. I ...
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Apache WebServer - url rewriting - hide a part of the url to the client but not for the server

Basically when a client goes on this url: www.mysite.my.domain.com/ he is redirect to that page: www.mysite.my.domain.com/en/sites/myapp/home.html The goal is to hid the part sites/myapp for the ...
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www-data Using 100% of CPU

I have a virtual Ubuntu server currently running a website. There is a process that keeps running very high CPU usage, it goes away for a while if the server is rebooted but always comes back. Here ...
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How do I : Set up Folder Alias configurations to html page links - Apache2 (2.4.n)

In my ..\apache2\sites-available\000-default.conf I have: ScriptAlias /cgi-bin "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/" <Directory "/usr/lib/cgi-bin/"> AllowOverride None AddHandler cgi-script .gbw ...
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Ubuntu-14.04-LTS-trusty: Installing and Running Apache2 with IIPImageServer

I followed these installation instructions to get a local Apache2 webserver together with libapache2-mod-fastcgi and iipimage-server installed and running. (Actually Ubuntu is running in a Virtual ...
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running redmine on a browser via webrick

Query run: ruby usr/share/redmine/script/server webrick -e prodiction got the following result: ruby: no such file or directory -- usr/share/redmine/script/server (LoadError)
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nodejs express scaffold app fails silently

I'm just now the new proud owner of a very small unmanaged VPS (I want to learn how to do everything myself :>). I'd say I'm between beginner and intermediate or intermediate in unix/bash-fu but I'm ...
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solr 5.0 With Jetty 9 in Ubuntu 14.04

Running Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 and Solr-5.1.0. in a production environment. I followed these instructions to install Solr, but I can`t access it. I have the following issues: In a browser, when I ...
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Quick Webhost Script for LAMP - How do I import localhost for www.example.com?

I have the following script written: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-utils sudo service apache2 restart sudo apt-get install mysql-server ...
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what are the available servers like mediawiki with user group access control?

I need to host a server inside LAN for the purpose of keeping documentations and other data. Mediawiki supports collaborative editing with no user group restriction. I have tried Access control ...
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Wireless Login Website CGI Python

Hey guys im trying to create a Web Page that will show me the SSID's I have around, in this page I create the option to select and join a server. The output from my wireless scan is generated with ...
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Limiting script execution on ngnix

How can I limit to only run particular script within given directory? Let's say I want to be able run only script1.php in /directory1 and not script2.php or others?
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Trouble installing Mapserver

I installed mapserver on Ubuntu 14 Server. I run mapserv in command line and it returns its version. But, when I tried $ localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv it returns the message No query information to ...
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How to configure my LAMP server to POST form data to database

I have installed LAMP server on Ubuntu. I've got apache configured and running just fine. I think my problem is somewhere in the configuration of PHP or SQL.... as I have very little experience in ...
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Use a local GUI through the web

I have a GUI installed in a Ubuntu server and I need some client to use it but through the web cause most of them don't have idea about SSH, X11 forwarding a so on. In addition to these limitations, ...
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script to help manage many users and virtualhosts

We need to provide a hosting space to our web design students final assessment projects. These will mostly be lamp setups, with the occasional project needing node.js or python. To prepare for this ...
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problems with apt-get upgrade

After the last update of my server i got this error message: udev (204-5ubuntu20.9) wird eingerichtet ... * udev requires hotplug support, not started ...fail! invoke-rc.d: initscript udev, ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC installed and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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Newbie needs some guidance and direction to build a web server

I've always been in bed with M$ and Windows and I'm pretty proficient with it. However my relationship with them is fading and I'd like to fool around a bit Ubuntu. In fact I’d like to setup a web ...
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Setting up VMWare, Ubuntu and XAMPP

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest OS inside VMWare Player 6.0.3 build-1895310 and a host OS of Windows 7 SP1 x64 Professional. I also have XAMPP for Linux 5.5.19-0 installed. I am sharing a ...
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Upload and download website

Im creating an server with Ubuntu 14 for my familiy so they can have a website to share files and pictures. (hate to run around and make backup and find lost files) I have tryed vsftpd but theres no ...
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Can't access server from internet

I am testing home server on old Fujitsu Siemens PC. I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 and upgraded it to 14.04 (had to use 12.04 for some boot problems) Then I installed LEMP stack with NGINX. I have ...
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Ubuntu Server Problem

I just got around to trying a second time to install ubuntu server on my machine (detailed in the original post on reddit r/techsupport below) and I'm getting the second error now where the installer ...
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HAProxy & Meteor - 503s

I'm trying to set up HAProxy as a load balance for two MeteorJS instances. For some reason, HAProxy does not seem to pick up that my instances are there. I can curl 192.168.0.4 and I get the expected ...
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What is missing in my webserver ufw firewall configuration?

sudo ufw enable sudo ufw logging on sudo ufw allow proto tcp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow proto udp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow 80 sudo ufw app apache sudo ufw app OpenSSH ...
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CGI script seems to run but output file is not stdout but name of script file

I have the latest version of Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. I have installed the LAMP server via tasksel. I followed the instructions for Apache 2.4 from Apache's httpd.apache.org website on ...
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Ubuntu virtual host AWStats setup

I have many virtual hosts in Apache like /etc/apache2/sites-available/ example01.com.conf example02.com.conf example03.com.conf etc.. All above listed virtual hosts have their own Apache access.log ...