Upgrading LTS server using do-release-upgrade fails (could not download all upgrades)

I’ve been trying to upgrade two servers from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS for a few days now using do-release-upgrade. It seems that they’re both getting hung up on downloading the last of two updates. For one, I can’t fetch vim-runtime from trusty/main and linux-headers-3.13.0-45 from trusty-updates/main. For the other, I again can’t fetch vim-runtime … Read more

php5-fpm ping and status pages error out? LimitInternalRecursion error?

I have php5-fpm running just fine. My entire site is running as expected, almost no issues. However, I am unable to make use of the ping and status pages. When I navigate to mydomain.com/status or mydomain.com/ping I get an error (403, 404, 500, depends on the config). I’m very new to the LAMP stack. I’ve … Read more

Installing ubuntu but keep my old data

Currently I have windows7. I have only one partition , Local Disk (C:) used space: 448gb and free space 482gb, File system NTFS. Its possible to install Ubuntu but to keep all my data I don’t wana lose the data. Answer Yes, it is possible. Just shorten your partition, create a new one, and move … Read more

FTP and WWW services don’t acknowledge connections

I have Lubuntu 14.04 LTS with vsftpd and the lamp stack (apache2, etc.) installed. Everything works fine on the LAN. Externally, the services don’t acknowledge connection attempts. I can see packets reaching the machine with tcpdump-i eth0 -A, but the machine doesn’t send a corresponding ACK. sudo ufw status reports “Status:inactive”. I don’t have any … Read more

How can I install Ubuntu in dual boot on a separate internal hard drive? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: How to use manual partitioning during installation? (6 answers) Closed 2 years ago. I have Windows XP on my first hard drive, and have installed a second empty hard drive. When I load the Ubuntu 14.04 installation disk and try to install, I chose Something Else to mean that … Read more

Cant Create folder with full permission on ubuntu 14.04

I having a weird problem on my VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 as the server. I tried creating a directory with php mkdir using the code below <?php mkdir(“/items/foldername”, 0777, true); ?> Whenever i run this script,the folder gets created but with 755 permission instead of 777. I have tried all available options I can see … Read more

error while creating a new administrator in Ubuntu

While creating a new admin user in Ubuntu, it is throwing an error: running ‘/usr/sbin/adduser’ failed: Child process exited with code 1 Please help me to create a another admin user in Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 version. Answer To add a new user you should type: sudo adduser <username> to add sudo rights … Read more

Cannot Ubuntu desktop edition perform as Ubuntu Server Edition? [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: What’s the difference between the server version and the desktop version? (4 answers) Closed 7 years ago. I found two separate OS Ubuntu Desktop Edition (like Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which I am using ) and Ubuntu Server Edition OS available. Server Edition is used to do the performance for … Read more