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Offline search of books in Amazon Cloud Reader

I want to search the contents of my books in Amazon Read. The Kindle offline program does not support it in OSX. Is there any way to search your amazon books while offline?
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set mac iptables to allow external traffic for AWS MySQL

I am using mac os x mountain lion. I need to configure MySQL Workbench to access my db on AWS. After installing MySQL Workbench and trying to connect I get the error "Host ..... is not allowed to ...
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How to reduce memory footprint of t1.Micro Amazon AMI? [closed]

I recently launched (several tries) Amazon Linux AMI 2012.09 because of the 1 year free tier. However, its always running out of memory. How can I reduce the initial memory footprint of this AMI?
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Login to Amazon cloud PC in SaaS courses from Stanford

I try to learn following courses and set up VM on Amazon according to instruction. http://beta.saasbook.info/bookware-vm-instructions According to this courses I should get of full value VM (with X ...
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Would it be okay to use the Amazon S3 for personal use? [closed]

I understand that AWS is meant for corporate use, but I just thought about using the S3 for personal backups, and by using their calculator it seems like it would be quite cheap in comparison to other ...
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Is there a way to automate XML playlist creation for files in an S3 bucket?

I'm working on an XML-based, non-Flash music player for a client. They want to be able to upload files to a bucket and stream MP3s back to their website. I'm wondering if there's a way to ...
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Does mod_status keep X-FORWARDED-FOR header?

I have a server behind loadbalencer (Amazon ELB), which hides people's IP address when connections come to web servers. However it sends the IP address of the visitor in X-FORWARDED-FOR header. I ...
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ERROR: could not load library “/usr/lib64/pgsql/hstore.so”: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found

I’m trying to enable hstore on my PostgreSQL database running on an Amazon Linux AMI. I’ve already jumped through a ton of hurdles and ended up with this error that I can’t get past: ERROR: could ...
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Zypper on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install packages using zypper but Amazon server that runs Ubuntu seems not to have zypper installed. How can I install zypper? code: zypper install git gcc gcc-c++ error: > ...
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Ansible: Using EC2 external inventory script gives a Syntax Error

I'm trying to follow this to fetch inventory in us-east-1 region. I downloaded the EC2 External Inventory script and made it executable. My ~/.boto looks like following. [Credentials] ...
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how to access an s3 bucket given user name and keys?

a friend gave me information on his s3 bucket, so I can look at his logs: user name access key secret key A lot of the material I have is to access your own bucket, but how do people share a ...
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sftp to ec2 instance using FileZilla/Putty

I can only login to my ec2 instance via Putty/FileZilla if I use the username ubuntu. This is fine for putty as i can then su but in filezilla I am not able to add any files as I am not able to su. ...
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Why are cloud servers way cheaper as compared to dedicated one? [closed]

I was just wondering why the cloud servers are cheaper as compared to the dedicated servers. Are the cloud servers shared? If the cloud provider commits a 1.7GB RAM (aws ec2 m1.small), are there ...
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Postgresql 9.2 where is the initdb located on Ubuntu

I am trying to install postgres on EC2 / EBS. I am following this article and stuck at the following step. sudo su - su postgres - /usr/pgsql-9.0/bin/initdb -D /pgdata I cant find the initdb ...
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check what uses the disk space on ubuntu

I don not know what is using my disk space. I tried df and du commands to check the system storage used they both show diff results ubuntu@ip-111-121-42-198:~$ df -h Filesystem Size ...
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How can I import a VMDK disk image to an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance on us-east-1e region using an S3 bucket on us-east-1?

I've recently purchased a reserved EC2 micro instance on region eu-east-1e. I am having trouble importing a virtual machine using ec2-api-tools: ec2iin -t t2.micro "CentOS 7 x86_64-disk1.vmdk" -g ...
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.bash_history does not exist

Working in AWS I created an instance of Ubuntu 14.04 and noticed the history was not preserved between login sessions. Further investigation showed the .bash_history file did not exist. Why was a ...
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Different Amazon EC2 instances with same IP

I am looking at building something similar to a CDN and am wondering if it would be possible to do this with EC2 instances, setting their IP address to be the same? I would like to use the Anycast ...
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Acces to AWS EC2 from corporate network

I have a Windows EC2 instance and i would like to connect to it from nthe corporate network. unfortunately, firewalls block RDP. Can you tell me please how to proceed to be able to connect to my ...
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AWS CloudWatch custom metric publishing example

I'm badly struggling with publishing a custom metric into AWS CloudWatch. The problem is that my metric 'testmetric' is not showing up on the CloudWatch UI. I might be missing the part on the UI where ...
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Set Volume to NOT delete on termination on AWS EC2 Management Console

I want to make my one of my instance's hard drive (root) persistent so I can use it if I want to recreate it in the future, but I can' find the option anywhere. Also, would it be possible to launch ...
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SSH Reverse Tunneling

I use this command to create a reverse tunneling from my home machine to an AWS instance, so that I can connect to my home machine from anywhere ssh -R 5000:localhost:8000 aws_machine However, ...
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Why does EBS volume mount on /dev/sdj rather than /dev/sdf?

I created an EBS volume and attached it to a CentOS instance on /dev/sdf. From within the instance, I see it appear as /dev/sdj. Any explanations for this?
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How to create and connect to a windows machine from a mac?

If I use a Mac but I sometimes want a windows machine to use - e.g. to work with web apps that only work on Internet Explorer - what should I do? How can I get a windows machine easily and cheaply to ...
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I can't resolve s3 dns from time-to-time

I'm using the .net SDK to talk to S3, but too often I get the following exception: The remote name could not be resolved: 's3.amazonaws.com' I'm using the two standard OpenDNS DNS servers, and ...
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Adding Webmin to Bitnami Lamp Stack

I'm running Bitnami on my free tier amazon bitnami-lampstack-3.0.6-0-linux-ubuntu-10.04-ebs (ami-aa8cf5f8) Description: BitNami Lampstack 3.0.6-0 EBS AMI Status: available Platform: Ubuntu Image ...
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AWS Amazon ssh keys for instance

I wasn't sure if i should post this on StackOverflow.com or superuser.com, so please forgive me. I am working for a company whose programmer recently passed away and we have lost our SSH key to our ...
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Using PuTTY private key for new user on AWS EC2 Server

I started an AWS EC2 instance. I can connect to my instance with the user ec2-user using the SSH private key generated by Amazon. I followed the directions at: ...
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Issues with a Client involving AWS CloudFront and Static IPs

I have a social media website that uses AWS extensively. Through the site we stream video stored in S3, and this video is delivered through CloudFront. I have a Client who is one of our biggest ...
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If I copy a pem file between multiple computers will I still be able to ssh to amazon e2 instance?

While you creating an instances of Amazon EC2. A step is to generate a pem file. This file allows the sshing into the remote EC2 instance from local. **Question:**If I copy that pem file to ...
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Will AWS cut off my free service if I go over a limit?

Ok I've never used AWS but I wanna dive in to dev opts and I thought I'd start with AWS. My big tasks are learning to deploy a website to an EC2 and learn Route 58 for URLs. Next I want to try to ...
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Intalling gdb and pstack on Amazon Linux AMI

I tried installing gdb and pstack on EC2 Instance with Amazon Linux AMI (it was not installed by default), and it's not working. Tried: [ec2-user@ip-172-21-ab-xyz ~]$ sudo yum install gdb Loaded ...
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Vagrant error: The provider 'aws' could not be found

I am using Vagrant 1.6.5 and trying to deploy to Amazon AWS. I can successfully deploy to DigitalOcean, but with AWS I get the error: The provider 'aws' could not be found, but was requested to back ...
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No outgoing network after Amazon restarted EC2 instances

Today Amazon had to reboot its instances, and now our production servers have no outgoing connections. (Nothing was changed in AWS console security groups) I'm trying to ping Google (8.8.8.8) and get ...
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Stuck on password even though used --disabled-password option in ubuntu

I created a user in aws ec2 with: ubuntu$ sudo adduser --disabled-password user1 per instructions from: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/managing-users.html After I ssh in as user1 ...
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Alias to connect to AWS instance via SSH not working

I made an alias to make it easier to connect to my AWS EC2 instance. Although there is an error. Here is the code in ~/.bash_profile: alias aws_connect=‘ssh -i /path/to/keyfile.pem ...
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Small self managed server hosting solutions [closed]

I've seen AWS EC2 and similar cloud solutions for enterprise-level hosting, where they give you a virtual machine instance on their servers and you're free to administrate it yourself. I'm not sure ...
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s3cmd: KeyError: 'dest_name' when attempting to copy several files

I need to process some files in an S3 bucket using hive. Problem is, hive doesn't apparently like using the buckets as folders, so I decided to create a folder in another bucket, and copy the files ...
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Where is amazon aws auto scale image

I have created an autoscale group in AWS. I am wondering it may have an image being created. Can I know where is the image of the instance being put? Thanks
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aws ec2 windows machine - couldnot RDP [closed]

I have a ec2 windows machine, suddenly since past 2 days I am not able to RDP it, the machine and the apps are running though. The RDP port was already open in this security group, and I was able to ...
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How do I partition new disk space after upgrading EC2 instance type?

I had created a t1.micro instance with an EBS volume attached to it. The volume was 8 GB. I stopped the instance and changed instance type to m1.medium which should have 410 GB of instance storage. ...
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Add collaborators to AWS Account

Is it possible to add other users to your AWS account? Or do you have to share credentials? We have a business account that has all of the funding information, and I, as the developer, need access to ...
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Is it possible to tell if an EC2 instance disk is full without logging in?

I can no longer log in to my EC2 instance running the bitnami node stack. Is there some way of ascertaining whether the disk is full (EBS) without being able to log in? Also if anyone knows a browser ...
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I accidentally deleted the home directory on my Amazon Linux EC2. My whole site disappeared. What now?

I was using sudo rm -rf to delete some folders, and accidentally deleted the /Users/ec2-user home directory. I had my EC2 and AWS Route 53 running my site. Now, it just disappeared. I have all the ...
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Can i make the image of linux centos from AWS with imaging software

I have the centos 6.3 in Amazon ec2. Now is it possible to make the image of centos using some imaging software like acronis(any free? alternative)) then I can restore it on my virtual machine ...
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Find out who delete the file

Hi we are using the S3 on AWS. and there are several people who have access to that box, however, everyone has to log in as the same user/ubuntu. I was doing some work, zipping a big file using ...
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curl (48) An unknown option was passed in to libcurl, cannot install composer

I'm trying to install composer via cURL but I cannot find how to download the phar archive. I've installed cURL from source activating in it's build ssl and ssh compatibility; I need composer to have ...
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Symlink in ec2 /var/www/html/

I'm having problems with EC2 in the Amazon Cloud. My steps: I have a symlink to the S3 in /var/www/html I update my code and upload the code with git aws.push in my environment (var/www/html) ...
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Virtual machine interaction (not management) from host command line- possible?

I have a Virtual Machine running Linux. Is there any way for me to connect to a terminal on the VM OS from the host? For instance, AWS allows you to just ssh into virtualized OSes. How could I ...
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s3cmd: how to copy files from local to S3 bucket with existing structure

I'm trying to copy files with s3cmd to a bucket with an existing folder structure. Both structures already exist both on local dev machine and in the bucket. The folders structure is as follows ...