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Ho do you stop and start php-fpm?

Ok I'm trying to install Ion Cube on an AWS instance created by Bitnami: https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B007OUYR4Y/ref=srh_res_product_title?ie=UTF8&sr=0-4&qid=1413489962522 ...
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FTP error Ubunto client uClinux 2.4.31 server

I getting a very odd behavior when connectiong by FTP from a Ubuntu 14.04 FTP client to a uClinux 2.4.31 server. The oddest is that using the Windows XP FTP clients works perfectly. Here are the ...
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Setting system wide environment variable in Ubuntu 8.04 Server

This is my /etc/environment: HELLO="hello" Now I check that the environment is being set when connecting via ssh: ssh foobar@my_host env And this is the output: SHELL=/bin/bash ...
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apt-get only downloading gnome classic

For the past few weeks, I've been having a problem with my two laptops. Somehow (both on linux mint 13 and ubuntu 12.04) I have been trying to download gnome 3.4 shell. Unfortunately it would only ...
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How to reload /etc/environment without rebooting?

/etc/environment is officially the correct place for system wide environment variables. But how can I reload the assignments in this file without rebooting or relogging? Interestingly enough google ...
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Running an executable on a Windows volume under Ubuntu

I have a dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu system. I have a executable file generated from a c++ file in a folder on a Windows volume (which is accessible on Ubuntu) and would like to run it on Ubuntu. The ...
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Extra output on barcode scanning

I have a CipherLab 1000 scanner. It seems as if the scan-result has a prefix? When I scan an ISBN 9788799412143, it gives this output: M139788799412143. Another book has this barcode at the back: ...
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Neighbor solicitation or advertisement not forwarded between interfaces

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VirtualBox VM on a Windows 8 host computer. Windows 8 had a hosted (wireless) network to which I can connect with my Android phone. The eth0 interface of my VM is ...
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Power LED keeps Blinking - Asus p52f Laptop

I am facing an issue since a long time. I own Asus p52f series laptop, it's 3 yrs old right now. 2 months back I had to change the laptop battery, since I couldn't find the original Asus laptop ...
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What is this “Ubuntu Firefox Modifications” addon in FF 3.5.4 in Karmic

On recently upgraded machines (Jaunty->Karmic) and newly installed Karmic machines (they come with FireFox 3.5.4 I believe) I am noticing this "Ubuntu Firefox Modifications" add-on. What exactly is ...
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Why doesn't Vidalia detect that tor is already running?

I installed tor and vidalia on Ubuntu 12.04 x64. When I try to run Vidalia, I get the following message Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly. Please check the message log ...
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Network devices disabled

I've been running the Lucid Lynx alpha since first release and only now, after recently putting my computer into suspend then restarting, has the networking failed completely. Both wireless and ...
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How can I get the comment of the current authorized_keys ssh key?

Edit: What I really need to know WHICH ssh key from authorized_keys has been used to identify the currently logged on user. According to "man sshd": Protocol 2 public key consist of options, ...
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virtual box disconnects from network when “saving machine state”

I am using NAT and running VirtualBox 4.3.10 with Debian on a Kubuntu 14.10 host. In Network settings, I use the defaults: NAT PCnet-FAST III (Am79C973) Promiscuous Mode: Allow VMs cable ...
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Unable to mount X,X GB Volume

This issue occurs on x64 ubuntu 14. The volume is standard usb pendrive and an error look like this: Regards
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Installing Ubuntu Linux over Windows XP

My machine has Windows XP SP2 installed. I want to install Ubuntu Home Edition on it. Please let me know how should I proceed without disturbing Windows XP.
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How to setting up rtl8187 on linux?

I have tried to install the realtek drivers for the ALFA AWUS036H with no results. Recently I read that the driver from realtek doesn't work. There is any way to use the internal driver that comes ...
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How can I emulate windows mouse behaviour in Ubuntu?

I've been using Windows for years and now I'm using Ubuntu's newest version (12.04.1) for desktop. Now this is all a matter of opinion, but is there a way to make the mouse pointer behave like on a ...
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Existing Win7 machine: Install Ubuntu and convert existing Win7 to VirtualBox VM

I have a dev laptop with Windows 7 installed. I want to switch this to Ubuntu and convert the existing Win7 physical installation to use in VirtualBox running under the newly installed Ubuntu. I ...
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MySQL don't start (ubuntu): [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: unknown option '--skip-locking'

I can't start MYSQL. I changed a parameter in WEBMIN in the main mysql configuration: SKIP LOCKING OF TABLE FILES?... the original value was "NO", and I changed to "YES" This is the LOG file: ...
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Allow LAN users to access my VirtualBox using NAT+Port Forward?

I have a VirtualBox setup with Ubuntu + LAMP with OpenSSH. I’d like my colleagues to access services on it—such as ftp, http, ssh…—through the LAN. I can’t setup the VirtualBox via network bridging ...
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How to use PPTPD with multiple IPs?

I have 4 IP addresses and I would like to connect to IP X and pptpd will take that IP for the public. Right one its always takes the main IP. I also tried to rewrite IPs iternally with no success. ...
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Alternative ways of passing PS1 env variable into Ubuntu for SSH session

I know that there are twenty thousand answers, none of them worked as expected, I'm more surprised than you are, so please consider reading the story first. I'm trying to achieve what appears to be a ...
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Amazon EC2 server cannot connect and access via putty out of sudden [migrated]

I have a ubuntu server setup in amazon ec2 for few months. Today, out of sudden, the server status is not reacheable and putty is not accessible too. I've also rebooted the system, it seems to be ...
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Make .sh file executable

I have a .sh file which is not becoming an executable. I tried doing it in the properties but as soon I ticked the checkbox, the tick vanished in a second. I then tried sudo chmod +x filename.sh ...
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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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Unix : `nc` on Ubuntu vs Redhat (netcat)

nc -q -1 local host ${PORT} ${CMD} In Ubuntu, nc may be used as above, with the -q option. See manpage. -q after EOF on stdin, wait the specified number of seconds and then quit. If ...
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Boot Linux from a GPT disk using SYSLINUX

From Booting from GPT (rodsbooks.com/gdisk/booting.html), it says that both Grub & syslinux support booting Linux from a GPT disk. Anyone know how exactly can I use syslinux to boot Linux from a ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6

NOTE: this question was asked in askubuntu, and I was suggested to ask here. I want to create a bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Currently I have access to an RHEL 6 ...
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Removing a disk from an Ubuntu mdadm RAID marks the array as inactive, instead of degraded

I'm setting up a mdadm raid 1 array on Ubuntu 14.10 under VirtualBox. Everything works fine: The raid 1 is set up with /dev/sdc1 and /dev/sdd1: Personalities : [linear] [multipath] [raid0] [raid1] ...
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Amazon Cloud Reader – Download or Print

I purchased a book in Amazon and it added it to the kindle cloud. The cloud reader application was installed in Chrome running on Ubuntu. I downloaded the book for offline reading. My questions are ...
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Windows 7/8 no sound (after ubuntu dual boot)

So my brother has a Asus laptop(old) which came with Vista Ult. When Win 7 was released i installed it and everything worked fine (all the drivers). Then my brother tried dual booting it Win7 and ...
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Easy persistent network config on ubuntu server

I'm having some problems configuring a static IP on my ubuntu server. What is the easiest way to configure IP, netmask, nameserver and default gateway on eth0? I've tried modifying the ...
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Restrict SSH to one interface

How can I restrict incoming SSH connection request to only one interface? I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.04 LST. I want to lock down access to SSH to only one interface because I use the server as a ...
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List network interfaces on a Ubuntu machine

How can I get a list of the network interfaces on a Ubuntu machine including wired and wireless?
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Set up Ubuntu server as router

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server on a old desktop PC with a dual port network card I would like to use as router for my home network. How do I have to set up the interfaces so that the ...
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Shutdown on LAN between Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I have 2 laptops, a Windows 7 machine and the other running Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to figure out how to write a batch script for Windows that would allow me to shutdown both computers ...
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Enabling Bluetooth on Windows 7 (HP Pavilion)

I have an HP Pavillion g6 with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. On Windows 7, it says that my laptop doesn't have Bluetooth, so I thought that my PC doesn't support Bluetooth at all. However, on Ubuntu, I have ...
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Wireless network interface ra0 does not start at boot

I recently installed USB Wireless Adapter based on Ralink RT5370 chip on my Ubuntu 10.04. Manufacturer drivers are installed properly and now I have ra0 wireless interface configured in ...
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How can I fix GRUB on this dual disk setup?

I am dual-booting Windows and Ubuntu. The machine has two hard disks, both OSs are installed on sda (an SSD), but sda's bootloader uses UEFI and goes to Windows, whereas sdb has GRUB and boots to ...
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SSD RAID in Haswell NUC with Ubuntu: Does TRIM work?

I want a low-power, small, silent x86_64 Ubuntu computer with storage that's resilient against hardware failure of a drive. I'm thinking of buying D54250WYKH or D34010WYKH, one mSATA SSD and one 2.5" ...
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Very high CPU usage on Linux server

I have the following server: Ubuntu 14 LTS 64 bit Linode Hosting fail2ban enabled firewall enabled SSH root login diabled and only key access to server. Problem: When I run htop, it shows high ...
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How to create a virtual interface from a socks proxy?

I am wanting to create a network interface from a SOCKS 5 proxy on localhost. This will eventually be bridged with a wireless interface that I have which will be operating in AdHoc mode. This will ...
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Allow network interface configuration without root priviledges

I have second network interface and I want to allow non-root users to configure it (Ubuntu). Is it possible to do this with udev or setcap? What should I rather use and how?
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How to enable two network interfaces both for internet in ubuntu12.04

My physical server has two interfaces: eth0 and eth1. I intend to enable the two network interfaces both for internet in ubuntu12.04. I configure the /etc/network/interfaces as below: auto lo iface ...
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How can I keep a change in webpage's source each time I visit it?

I use a crappy web-mail service (paid) which has a troubling interface. The area for reading emails is quite small and I have to scroll both ways to read each mail's content. Since I have no knowledge ...
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Changing root directory in lighttpd.conf

I'm setting up a simple test script for a homework assignment and the script is supposed to run a lighttpd server, an nginx server, and our own server that we wrote earlier and analyze a bunch of ...
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How to make eclipse look in two diffrent places for jvm on start up

I need to know how to make eclipse look in two locations for the jvm. I have it set one way in the .ini file but I need to be able to have it look in another place as well. I have eclipse IDE ...
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Ignoring 'ln' errors in Vagrant provisioning

I'm using a shell script in my Vagrantfile to create a symlink for Node.js (in a Ubuntu VM): ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node That works fine when I call vagrant up for the first time, but when ...
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How to turn off auto focus to the pair of bracket in GNU Emacs 23

I installed GNU Emacs 23 on my Ubuntu 12.10 system. When I write a pair of brackets it will focus the cursor to the open parenthesis. I have tried to turn off it but I can't find this option. Can ...