403 Forbidden error

I do have Ubuntu desktop 10.04 which all my php web application folder resides at the var/www,copying all files to ubuntu desktop 11.10 var/www folder and run it at the browser with url: “http://localhost/somewebapplication” it gives me (403 Forbidden). The Apache MySQL PHP already installed and running just fine, just to test I create a … Read more

Freshly installed redis not responding? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 4 years ago. Improve this question I had to install a very old redis-server on a very old Ubuntu server and used the package manager for it. However, after … Read more

Connect Xp pro to samba domain controller

I was recently given the job of network and systems administrator. I was given the task of creating a server for our small office network. I went with ubuntu server 11.10 because of the cost factor. However I cannot find any tutorials on how to connect our xp pro boxes to the domain controller once … Read more

Best ubuntu server to use [closed]

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postgresql unable to start

postgresql log file: * Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server * The PostgreSQL server failed to start. Please check the log output: 2012-02-24 04:26:07 GMT FATAL: “/var/lib/postgresql/9.1/main” is not a valid data directory 2012-02-24 04:26:07 GMT DETAIL: File “/var/lib/postgresql/9.1/main/PG_VERSION” does not contain valid data. 2012-02-24 04:26:07 GMT HINT: You might need to initdb. this happened when … Read more

Ubuntu web server unable to connect to web but still serves pages

I have been running our website on an ubuntu server for the last few months and all has been going well. However today the server will not allow connections externally so I cannot update wordpress plugins or even browse the internet. The site is still functioning perfectly. How do I start troubleshooting this? Answer Could … Read more

RVM permission denied on Ubuntu 11.10

I’ve been through all tutorials and solved problems I can find about RVM. There’s something wrong with permissions. There are no rubies installed, and when I try to install one: “permission denied”. I can’t even do rvm implode without “permission denied”. Answer Here is my detailed answer to this problem: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9056008/installed-ruby-1-9-3-with-rvm-but-command-line-doesnt-show-ruby-v/9056395#9056395 There were few attempts … Read more

The server is losing connection. Is it a hardware issue or a software issue?

I have a proxy server (with Squid3) setup in an old machine. Recently, while downloading, I lose the connection. At that time, I can’t even SSH into the proxy. When I press a key in the keyboard (of the proxy server) the connection comes back! I tried with Ubuntu 11.10 and Debian 6 – both … Read more

Installation error on Ubuntu 11.10

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and now, when I try to install or uninstall a software, I get this error installArchives() failed: (Reading database … (Reading database … 5% (Reading database … 10% (Reading database … 15% (Reading database … 20% (Reading database … 25% (Reading database … 30% (Reading database … 35% (Reading database … Read more