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Upgrade 16.04 openvz to 18.04 but keep kernel to 2.6

Since OpenVZ cannot be upgraded from inside of the VM's client (which I only rent). Is it possible to upgrade to 18.04 LTS from 16.04.5 LTS? The problem lies on libc/locales This version of libc ...
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SSH Server stops working after reboot, caused by missing /var/run/sshd

My VPS wasn't rebooted for about 3 months. It is hosted on a server with OpenVZ virtualization type and the operating system is Ubuntu 16.04. For some reason, I rebooted the VPS and after that, I ...
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Install Redis-Server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS minimal

I have got a question and hope that somebody can help me. I own a vServer on a OpenVZ basis (I hate the kernel limitation) and can't install Redis. What do I do: Clean install Ubuntu 16.04. LTS ...
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rm -rf does not work: 'Device or resource busy'

I'm using OpenVZ to create containers and it creates a folder for each container to store its files. I stopped the creation of a container before it gets completed, so it created a folder for that ...
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GPU Support on Ubuntu VServer ? (for running OBS)

I set up an Ubuntu VServer, installed Open Broadcaster Software, and wanted to do a little radio stream for YouTube. If I start OBS it shows me a Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be ...
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Minimal Ubuntu server image and OpenVZ OS images

I would like to deploy my Ruby on Rails web application on a VPS, so my VPS would work as a web server. My future hosting provider claims to offer OS templates from the official OpenVZ website. ...
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Upgrading kernel on OpenVZ VPS [duplicate]

I am trying to install docker on my OpenVZ VPS. I have discovered that my kernel is not up to date, as I am running 2.6.32-042stab123.9 and need to upgrade it. I have updated to 17.04, however the ...
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issues with mysql

I am having issues with MySQL. I tried to reinstall but get the following. this is an openvz vps that I have upgraded to 16.04. $ sudo apt install mysql-server Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Force removal of unwanted linux-image-extra* packages

To make a long story short, I am stuck with a handful of unwanted, half-configured image packages that I am trying to get rid of: $ dpkg -l |grep linux-im iF linux-image-3.13.0-100-generic 3....
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Purging unwanted kernel images in an OpenVZ container

I am aware that similar questions have been asked countless times, but I have not been able so far to find an appropriate match for my case. I am running a 32-bit, 14.04 server within an OpenVZ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in an OpenVZ container: apt trying to upgrade the kernel

How do I prevent Ubuntu from attempting to upgrade the kernel? The underlying OpenVZ architecture of my host provides this kernel: $ uname -r 2.6.32-042stab116.2 And my understanding is this is ...
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How to warn using nagios if privvmpages value exceeds threshold for an application

It would be a great help If someone could help me to achieve this. I've rented a VPS with 20GM RAM, but privvmpages maximum limit is 5GB. I have nexus, hudson, puppet, glassfish cluster with one ...
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running Window managers on OpenVZ - limitations?

I'm running a Linux Desktop (Ubuntu MATE) on an OpenVZ VPS (& thinlinc) It appears this is not something that is supported because I run into various problems; for instance applications can't ...
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Disk usage for the same drive shows 20K in the host and 16G in the container

When comparing the disk usage for a mounted harddrive the usage is completely different when compared between the host and the container. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on the host and in the lxc container....
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How to remove kernel from ubuntu built on openvz which hasn't completely installed

I tried to upgrade ubuntu kernel in my openvz vps but failed then I realized that OpenVZ does not allow to upgrade kernel, then I tried to remove the new kernel, but failed, with following message: ...
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I can´t use negative arguments in openvz

I have this problem with openVZ how I can fix it? root@pc03:/file/launch# cp -R plugins/!(*og*) /backup -bash: !: event not found
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Referanceing venet0:0 and venet0:1 in iptables on OpenVZ

I have an Ubuntu vps that is hosted with openvz. For a while now I have had trouble using the interface names in iptables, such as: (edited) -A INPUT -i venet0:0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT ...
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OpenVZ - Ubuntu 14 DESKTOP GUI [closed]

There any way to install a GUI desktop in Ubuntu 14 OpenVZ?
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Do modifications to sysctl.conf take effect in openVZ container?

I'm following a security guide(http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/how-secure-ubuntu-1204-lts-server-part-1-basics) to strengthen my OpenVZ based VPS webserver running Ubuntu 12.04 , a part of that ...
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OpenVZ Ubuntu 12.04 Mutt accent problem

I'm trying to resolve the problem of accent on mutt because, they are displayed like '?' or '\123'. I know there is a good documentation on mutt (http://dev.mutt.org/trac/wiki/MuttFaq/Charset) for ...
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13.04 - rsyslogd eating all the CPU it can

I'm on a VPS on ramnode.com, virtualized using OpenVZ, the installed OS was Ubuntu 12.10 but I ran do-release-upgrade to upgrade it to 13.04. rsyslogd was consuming ~150% CPU, I really don't know ...
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What should i choose? LXC vs OpenVZ [closed]

As an alternative to Virtualizing several Ubuntu Servers im looking into the possibility of using containers. But I am not sure if I should go for OpenVZ or LXC. Can anyone recommend one of them, or ...
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OpenVPN-AS on Debian server and Ubuntu 12.10 client

I recently signed a VPS (OpenVZ / Debian 32 bits Minimal), installed OpenVPN-AS (Access Server), and successfully connect to it, however I have a few doubts. To make it clear, I will explain how I ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu OpenVZ

I finished configuring OpenVPN on my OpenVZ vps. When I run service openvpn restart I get the following error output: * Stopping virtual private network daemon(s)... * No VPN is running. ...
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Why did this fix for openVZ Ubuntu 12.04 work and how?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in an openVZ container under Proxmox 2.x I noticed that on reboots, Postgres was not starting. Some short searches revealed that I need to change a few lines in /etc/...
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In a bash script what does a dot followed by a space and then a path mean?

I came across this example when trying to mount a usb device inside a openvz container and I have never seen the construct in the second line before. Can you explain what it signifies? #!/bin/bash . /...
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Adding IP address to OpenVZ VPS (OpenVZ Web Panel)

I apologise if I sound at all dumb. This is my first dedicated server having used a VPS for over a year and I'm trying to setup a VPS on this new server. I purchased a subnet from my hosting provider ...
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xf86OpenConsole: Cannot find a free VT: Invalid argument

I'v set up an Ubuntu 12.04 from the precreated OpenVZ template. The host system is configured as follows: # $ cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 # $ uname -a Linux openvz-02 2.6.32-16-pve #1 SMP ...
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How do you install OpenVZ in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit?

The question says it all - to me, there seems to be a lack of information on how to specifically install the latest OpenVZ kernel on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Unfortunately for me, that's exactly what I ...
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I modified the permissions of /var what have I broken?

So I did a dumb thing, I chowned /var to a single user and now I am getting errors everywhere,I had to add permissions so that mysql and lighthttpd would start, any easy way to revert changes or must ...
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Why does upgrading to 12.04 on an OpenVZ VPS warn that the kernel size is 0?

When I tried to upgrade my server to ubuntu 12.04, it gave this message, but the upgrade process will continue : WARNING:root:estimate_kernel_size_in_boot() returned '0'? This is a VPS server on ...
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Why does 11.04-to-12.10 upgrade on OpenVZ VPS fail with “libc - kernel 2.6.24” error? [closed]

I have an OpenVZ VPS, and am trying to upgrade Ubuntu Server from 11.10 to 12.04. But the upgrade aborts half-way with this error: WARNING: this version of the GNU libc requires kernel version 2.6.24 ...
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Why did my upgrade to 12.04 fail with “glibc not found” or “libc6” or “requires kernel 2.6.24” error?

I upgraded my server installation form 11.04 to 11.10, then to 12.04 over ssh. All seems almost ok - but there is a small issue with glibc, which is messing up my apt. I tried sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Java issues on OpenVZ Ubuntu 11.04 (.jar/.sh files)

I've had a whole line of messes with java and .jar files. I've tried both OpenJDK (from software installer) and about three repositories for Sun. /Desktop# java -jar -Xmx1024m ss.jar Exception in ...
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Why “df -h ” does not show the root mount, but multiple repetitive entries?

The system is Ubuntu 10.04 running on a OpenVZ VPS Here is the output: root@s01:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on varrun 256M 20K 256M 1% /var/run ...
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How do I load iptable kernel modules onto a VPS?

I have two servers, using one for prod and one for dev. They are with different providers, and one is running Xen and the other OpenVZ (both running Ubuntu but 8.04 and 10.10 respectively). I've ...
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MySQL server Upstart script not working on boot

For some reason the Upstart script for the MySQL server isn't working when I boot my server, however it does work once the server has booted and I execute sudo start mysql manually. I'm running an ...