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I have a linux image how can I find somebody that will host it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? The image has a site running on php 4 using some archaic CMS + some version of My Sql + etc. I need to find a host, ...
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Connecting oci8 to Apache & PHP

We're building a Debian server to host a website which is built on PHP. It connects to an Oracle database. I need to connect the PHP to the Oracle database using oci8. However, some of the steps I've ...
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Most important linux commands for web development [closed]

What are the most important linux commands to know for development? I currently have the following down ok: cp, rm, mkdir, pwd, ls, scp, ssh, cat, mv, tar, and gzip. What else are commonly used? I'm ...
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.htaccess rule not working without HTTP redirect [R]

I am using the following .htaccess with Wordpress to remove index.php from the visible URL. This works but forces an http redirect so the URL changes in the browser window. If I remove the [R] it no ...
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Generic updater for php-applications and other webapps

I administer a few servers, on some of which are a lot of users which happily deploy mediawikis and oder php-applications. This gives me headaches since there are often old versions of them lying ...
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subdomain to subdomain forward with masking

I want to forward with mask from one server to another server. In Server One: www.abc.com test.abc.com live.abc.com In Server Two: http://ipaddress.com/folder1 http://ipaddress.com/folder2 ...
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DNS configuration on website makes it available only some of the time

The DNS configuration on my website is periodically dropping visitors and I have no idea why. Most of my website's visitors are seeing it fine, but in the last weeks more and more visitors report ...
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Installing ffmpeg-php on Media Temple Server

migrating a Plesk server from 3.5 to 4.0 and reinstalling some apps we use (Tomcat, ffmpeg, etc.). Got all those installed fine, but following the instructions for installing ffmpeg-php (from here: ...
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How many files can I stored in a linux folder?(Amazon EC2)

On Linux systems (Amazon EC2), what is the maximum number of files that can be stored in one directory without slowing down performance? (I know too many files in one directory on Windows systems will ...
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Directory access control with Apache: do I need to use a specific .htaccess?

I have an Apache webserver, and in the Apache configuration, I have Alias /backups "/backups" <Directory "/backups"> AllowOverride None Options Indexes Order allow,deny Allow ...
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Apache redircting when it shouldnt

I have inherited a LAMP server with a lot of customization. I want to enable mod_status in apache to get some monitoring of apache started. Problem is, with mod_status enabled in the httpd.conf, I am ...
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Apache2 and domain name

I have a server running several sites (sites-available/...) which all have a domain name, and are differentiated using their port number(www.xxx.com:8090, www.xxx.com:8091,etc..) I have a domain name ...
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apache2 running but doesnt load my index.html

I have a linux server running apache2, I have my own user folder: /home/me/... I added a .htaccess to my folder with: DirectoryIndex index.html in it and the server IP is: 123.456.789.111 I tried: ...
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Setting file permissions on linux to allow PHP to write to a directory

I have a website built with Codeigniter and hosted on a Linux box. I am trying to follow "best practices" when it comes to my file permission settings, but I'm not sure if I completely understand the ...
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Resolving a security issue with my private virtual server

When I search for "thelab athome-training" on Google, and click on a link that point to my site (thelab.athome-training.com), I am redirected to http://grooogle.osa.pl I googled and found that post: ...
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Mail group managers similar to Plesk

I'm relocating my client's pages to a new server. Their old system was running Plesk and had some email groups and a few mail forwards defined. The new server has no Plesk and I'd really rather not ...
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Virtual hosting on CentOS [closed]

I have a CentOS machine running Apache. I have a few virtual hosts set up and they run just fine. An example of a setup that's working fine is: <VirtualHost 10.10.10.38:80> ServerName ...
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How can I prevent people from looking at a listing of files in parent directory if I haven't uploaded index.html? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I haven't uploaded index.html or index.php to my root directory. How can I prevent people from looking at a ...
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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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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 ...