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Virtual Private Server - a virtual machine running off of shared hardware, offered as a service by a hosting provider.

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VPS not booting and help interpreting lsbk

I have a VPS that went offline. Support were useless but suggested it is stuck in a boot loop. I have managed to spin up rescue mode and login via SSH. When i run list block devices this is all i get: ...
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Dummy interface for nginx

I have a VPS from OVH running Debian 12 that uses netplan. I have only one network interface (ens3). Here is the only netplan config file (/etc/netplan/50-cloud-init.yaml): network: version: 2 ...
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Unable to install PHP Modules AlmaLinux

So I'm trying to install the php modules: mysqli, exif, mbstring and dom. But I'm unable to do so... I have apparently managed to install exif and mbstring with this command, yet it doesn't appear on ...
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kworker causes high CPU and RAM consumption

The kworker performs operations that take the Memory, I/O, and CPU highly on my VPS every hour. How can we fix this?
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encrypting a remote VPS, and letting it boot without entering a password

I Have rented a VPS and I want to encrypt it's data, at least on the /home directory, because I don't want the owners of the VPS to have a look at the content of my data. But the server already has ...
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Why does VPS with stock Debian contain cdrom device?

I recently set up a debian 12 VPS with a new hosting company. It has: /media/cdrom -> cdrom0/ /media/cdrom0/ And in /etc/fstab: /dev/sr0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto 0 ...
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503 Service Temporarily Unavailable while using nginx/traefik with EasyPanel & BTCPayServer?

I'm doing this all on Debian 12 VPS. I can install easypanel separately & get it working with SSL enabled. I can install btcpayserver separately using this guide to get BTC/XMR working. But I ...
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Is it safe to add CloudFlare nameservers to a VPS?

I have an Ubuntu 22.04 VPS with public IP and I access the VPS with SSH only, I didn't install a GUI like xrdp or VNC, I intend to add the CloudFlare nameservers to /etc/resolv.conf and maybe this is ...
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VPS Accessible only through Serial Console

I have a VPS (with AphaVPS) that is running Ubuntu 18.04. Since a couple of days, I cannot reach anymore the VPS through SSH. I managed to connect using the browser serial console provided by AlphaVPS ...
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How to Fix "MySQL error message was : DBI connect failed : Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) ?"

I upgraded my VPS with the provider Contabo, and since then, I have been experiencing issues. Unfortunately, they have not been responsive or provided any support. when i do command : service mysql ...
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Email alerts from VPS to Gmail

I am planning to fire up a VPS running Debian. I want it to send me email alerts. However, I don't want to bother with a separate local email client on my machine; I use Gmail and that should be ...
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How do I mount attached drive /home or something similar on VPS

I obtained a VPS and they attached a 16TB HDD... They gave me a guide to mount the HDD to folder /hdd. My issue is that the program I am installing on a sudo user has a lot of small apps that get ...
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Can't connect to ubuntu-ran cstrike server (27015 udp)

I've ran a Counter-Strike 1.6 Server on a Ubuntu 18 VPS. When I run the hlds, The server looks fine when ran. (I'm running via ssh) But I can't connect to it with my computer. This is nmap output (X....
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Websites hosted outside Germany seem to be inaccessible from VPS

I have a VPS mail server from the service provider Contabo running and today it has stopped being able to send mail to my gmail account. Digging into the problem I discovered that most domains don't ...
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is it possible to oversell KVM VPS? [closed]

I found a cloud service provider selling VPS with a cheaper price compared to other companies. They claim to use kvm for virtualization so it made me curious is overselling hardware the reason of this ...
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Boot broken on an Oracle VPS with msg "Gave up waiting for root file system device" & empty fstab

I'm using a free-tier Oracle VPS running Ubuntu and it seems like booting no longer works. I don't have physical access to the machine so I can't really try out solutions that ask for a reboot while ...
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Trying to make my VM inside a VPS connect with external network (Virtualbox)

so i bought a VPS (Ubuntu) and installed a windows VM (Virtualbox) inside of it, but i want to make it interact with external networks, running a command to see the adapters on the VPS gives me this: ...
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Detect changes made to VPS linux image by hosting company

My VPS hosting company injects "extras" into new Debian (and other) VPS images - scripts, network config, telemetry, etc. How can I compare a new VPS against the official image, to see what ...
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Good security practice for remote to local backup using rsync

I would like to perform a manual backup of a remote VPS (Debian 12) to my laptop using rsync. I want to backup the single files and directories to easily inspect them locally, and not e.g. a VM ...
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Change tap device gateway

I have vps server, install softether on it , softether use tap device name tap_se with subnet 192.168.24.0/21 netmask 255.255.248.0 broadcast 192.168.31.259, clients connect with openvpn or l2tp to ...
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"sudo apt update" gives erros and Ign: on my Debian. "The repository ... does not have a Release file". ubuntu.com found in update paths

Something happened 2 my Debian release and I don't know how that happened. I was not editing /etc/apt/sources.list . I run Vultr VPS. My problem looks like this: my_login@debian:~$ sudo apt update Hit:...
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Use Public IPv4 on Linux Network Namespace

I am using a VPS and gotten an extra IP address. I am trying and failing to assign the second IP address to a separate network namespace. Lets say my main IP and netmask is x.x.133.39/23 and my ...
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Adding vps filesystem to home computer

Is it possible to make a directory on my computer (W10) which is basically the vps machine, and I can just drag and drop it to put it into the vps?
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sudo: unable to resolve host debian: Name or service not known. I've already set host name in /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts but it keeps changing?

Hello Linux community. I have a VPS service bought from Vultr, so this is not some home standalone PC with Linux installed on it. I have to deal with all this obscure Control Panel setup they "...
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How to limit access to domain in VPS, Nginx?

I have a debian VPS with Nginx reversed proxy for my website. And forward DNS domain to my VPS. My question is, how to limit access to public for access my website through domain? For example, i have ...
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Was my VPS compromised?

Today I was incidentally ssh'ing into my VPS and checked htop. Instantly I was wondering, why CPU usage was 100% and I identified an unknown (to me) screen session running a dubious "masscan"...
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Web browser running in vps

I'm curious if is there any way we can run an entire web browser in centos 7 based vps I know it's kind of strange thing to do but one the project required this specifically and does not find any ...
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how to combine many small hard disk on cheap vps to a big one

I have 10 cheap VPS, and each has a 200GB SSD. I'm downloading videos every day, My clients use rsync pull these data from every VPS, then delete. But in this way I have to give vps password to my ...
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systemd network issues, ' code=exited, status=1/FAILURE'

I have an application that fails to connect with networking (that's what I assume) and throws a code=exited, status=1/FAILURE error if I start it using systemd.  However, if I start that application ...
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Connection to test server by editing hosts file results certificate error [closed]

My website running from centos 7 VPS have some compatibility issues, so I purchased a VPS and created a copy of the website and tried to fix them without affecting my website. But the problem is I ...
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Routing between Wireguard site-to-site interfaces and Internet

I have a Linux VPS that I am using as a gateway to the internet for two sites using iptables and Wireguard VPN Tunnels. While internet access throught the VPS from the both sites is working, I am ...
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VPS Port forwarding without SNAT/Masquerade using source-based routing?

I'm trying to test out using a VPS to port forward 80,443 into a local web server over a VPN tunnel while keeping the original source public IP intact. The main problem here is routing, as the edge ...
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Centos 8 vs Almalinux, is it okay to upgrade? A help to understand how to change OS

I'm stuck on whether to move my VPS with cPanel from Centos 8 to Almalinux In several blog sites I have read that almalinux is a 1: 1 system with centos 8, so it should keep all the features without ...
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socks 5 proxy in centos 7

I want to run socks5 proxy server on centos7 Dante is for Debian squid can not handle socks proxy ss5 is too slow(almost do not work) any good opensource socks5 proxy for centos7? can anyone help me ...
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I've cloned my VPS content incl. domain into a new VPS with new IP but "Refused to connect to the site webscraping.pro"

I've cloned my VPS content into a new VPS with new IP ( OS: Centos 7) but "Refused to connect to the site webscraping.pro" or "Refused to connect to the site 178.208.88.6" The ...
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How to forward a port, through another server

I want to setup a little game server to play on with my friends, I pay for a vps, but it just doesn't have the hardware to run this game server. My own pc could run the server, but opening ports to my ...
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How to extend safely a VPS installed in Centos 7?

I have a VPS running on Centos 7 and I have upgraded my VPS account from one with 20 GB of disk space to another with 40 GB, but they don't support extending the partition to the current bigger one. ...
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mysql fail to start after restarting mysql server on CWP [duplicate]

I restarted the MySQL server by pressing the "restart" button inside CWP web panel and the server stopped working and gave me this error. Warning: mysqli_connect(): (HY000/2002): Too many ...
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cant run react nginx on port 443 and 80 both are in used

I have react, nodejs app and dockerize them. frontend running with Nginx on port 80 and 443 on my local docker-machine. when I run the docker-compose command on my VPS centos it throws an error that ...
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pkill in server ubuntu

I used the command pkill as root on my vps ubuntu, and I got kicked out of the server and can't access it. This is what I wrote inside the terminal: pkill h h is my user in ubuntu What is the ...
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How to permanently allow use of port 81?

I am using a VPS on nginx ubuntu and I am hosting two different files on default port (80) and the port 81. The problem is that I ALWAYS have to run this command below before making the port 81 ...
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SSH Session freezes when running 'high bandwidth' commands (like htop)

My client, OpenBSD is connected to a VPN, and the server, OpenBSD is also connected to a VPN with the SSH port being forwarded. I can complete any number of tasks just fine, but if, for example, I tar ...
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MiniUPnP interface and NAT-PMP is not going through wireguard

Running a wireguard VPN on both an ubuntu VPS and Arch local machine. Forwarded port 23288 on VPS's wireguard conf with iptable rule: PreUp = iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -d vps.public.ip -p tcp --...
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Forwarding the local service ports through wireguard and back for the local service

My System: Local: Arch Linux VPS: Linode uubuntu 20.04.1 Standard Wireguard Package on both ends So I am using airdcppd, a file sharing program which uses 3 ports on my local machine to transfer ...
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No space left on the device when /dev/sda is only at 84%

No space left on the device when /dev/sda is only at 84% Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on udev 8182636 0 8182636 0% /dev tmpfs 1642508 ...
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Getting ALSA cannot find card '0' whilst trying to play audio files on my VPS Debian server

I am trying to play audio on a Debian server with sox. But I get these errors: ALSA lib confmisc.c:767:(parse_card) cannot find card '0' ALSA lib conf.c:4568:(_snd_config_evaluate) function ...
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Perform sudo commands via midnight commander and sftp

I use midnight commander to sftp into my ubuntu VPS. The VPS requires sudo for anything important, e.g. copy/move/delete files. So for e.g. I cannot press F5 to copy (except into ~). Is it possible ...
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Port forwarding/routing to an Openvpn Client for a game server

I think I have read every topic that is close to mine but I'm still stuck :( I have a VPS running Ubuntu 20.04, it is running an OpenVPN Server and my windows client can connect to it fine and I get ...
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Forwarding ports through OpenVPN server to local server (Ubuntu 20.04 x64)

The Goal Hello, I have run into quite a wall when it comes to figuring out my issue of forwarding ports through my remote VPS to my local home server. What I am trying to do is host a Counter Strike ...
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How to edit .bash_profile or .profile file. and Append the following text into it so these two commands will be executed every time the user login

In the following article https://www.linuxbabe.com/linux-server/setup-passwordless-ssh-login it says to edit .bash_profile or .profile. But I haven’t understood this line: Then edit .bash_profile or ....
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