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What does the user “nobody” represent in server process logs

I am new to vps hosting. I checked daily process logs on my server and found a user with name nobody consuming more memory than others. So what is the user nobody related to and why is it consuming ...
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Recomendation for Webshop with API

I'm searching for a webshop. The problem with my search is, that the webshop-software of my choice needs to have a useabel API or some interface for external applications. E.g. i need to place orders ...
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Migration from Windows to Linux hosting

I'm looking forward installing a CMS for my sites - most likely Joomla - but apparently Windows hosting doesn't support it. I was wondering what kind of changes I'd have to perform if I changed to ...
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Is there a minimal, pre-built solution for hosting a large collection of files?

My Google-fu has failed me on this one. Every time I search for something like this all I get is a bunch of vulnerability reports. I feel like this should be pretty straightforward, but I'm not having ...
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FTP issue. Files are uploading but when going to them they don't show up

I'm new to linux and I'm attempting to setup a server on Linode. Using ubuntu and attempting to setup wordpress with a lot of snags. At the moment I setup a FTP server on this box and am able to login ...
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Class C IP Forwarding?

I'm not even sure how to correctly phrase this question so please bear with me as I try to explain what we want to do. And Thank You for taking the time to help me... We have products that appeal to ...
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Need new secure host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My website is being attacked too much lately and my provider is unresponsive. Logs show dozens of attempts to run ...
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embed linux console in website/using web language to communicate with fedora/linux server

I have some problem here as I want to build a website which able to communicate with fedora server to create account. The website will be something like this user will access an IP to access the ...
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When creating a website, what permissions and directory structure?

I'm posing this question because I still haven't found a uniform method that I'm particularly fond of. Ideally, this combination of directory structure and permissions should suit any web server ...
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CSS development tools for Linux

What are some CSS editors and development tools available for the Linux operating system? I'm using vim for everything. Are there some things you would recommend to do rather in another editor ...
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How do I save user uploaded files outside of the web folder but use them on my page?

I have read that one of the best things to do for security with user uploaded files is to store them outside of the web folder, as there is very little you can do to ensure that that jpg image the ...
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LAMP Stack Versioning — Is there a website or version tracker source to help suggest the right versions of each part of a platform stack?

Taken singly, it's easy to research versions and compatibility. Version information is readily available on each single part of a platform stack, such as MySQL. You can find out the latest version, ...
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convert pdf to jpeg on linux?

Sometimes clients email me a poster which they received from a graphic designer in pdf format that they want added to the site. I have generally told them to ask the designer to export it in jpeg ...
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Safe directory for cron job PHP scripts

I have a website which I run a PHP script for updating its Database. What is considered to be an acceptable location on the server to store such scripts? Obviously only the root (running a cronjob to ...
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How do I migrate mail from one shared hosting account to another?

My web-host suddenly decide to merge with another company and that move has left me in the lurch. I have two weeks till I can migrate my mail data over to another account. The only way that I can ...
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Is there an SVN UI for hosting server?

We are considering upgrading to either a dedicated or cloud server. What I would really like is for the hosting account to have SVN installed on it. With a UI that I can use. So when I make a change, ...
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Fast, Cheap, Dedicated Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for dedicated hosting with at least 1GB of RAM that doesn't hurt the wallet too much. Specifically it ...
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Which scripting language for server maintenance? [closed]

What scripting do you use for basic server maintenance kinds of tasks, e.g. backups, moving files around, etc.? Do you stick to bash, ruby, perl, something else, or do you mix-and-match for different ...
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Is Cherokee, Mono, and Linux truly a viable alternative to Windows and IIS for production ASP.NET web sites?

I have played with Apache and Mono and .NET on Linux in the past, but I have yet to deploy any significant production sites to that stack. I recently found Cherokee and an article about enabling ...