'linux' Tag

  • PHP error with owncloud running on plesk on linux

    March 16, 2017

    error along the lines of in owncloud 3rdparty/paragonie/random_compat/lib/random.php#66 go into the domain’s PHP settings in plesk and change the open_basedir drop down to none and click apply at the bottom of the page:

  • NFS drives not mounting at boot

    August 5, 2016

    rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking as root: service rpcbind start

  • backuppc (fileListReceive failed)

    July 11, 2016

    setting up a new machine on backuppc but when running the first backup there’s the error (fileListReceive failed) this happened as rsync wasn’t installed on the client machine (minimal raspbian install in this case) apt-get install rsync as root and we’re away

  • change the remote SSH port on BackupPC

    April 19, 2016

    it’s good security to change your default SSH port away from 22 but this causes issues with some software. here we’re going to change the port that BackupPC uses for SSH and rsync on the remote server. i’ll assume you setup your host and it’s ready to go. click ‘edit host’ then click ‘Xfer’. head […]

  • upgrading owncloud manually under linux

    February 12, 2016

    i recently tried to upgrade to 8.2.2 but always failed because of an error that was only fixed in version 8.2.2. so what to do? upgrade owncloud manually. 1st – backup your database (in fact backup everything in sight) 2nd – download your data directory and your config.php file to the local machine you’re working […]

  • find your IP and browser info from the linux command line

    December 23, 2015

    here’s how to find out what your IP (WAN IP) is and display some browser info from the command line. i’m using the links browser links http://touch.whatsmyip.org/ which displays my IP amongst other info such as ‘Links (2.8; Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 x86_64; GNU C 4.9.1; text)’. you could of course just run ifconfig but the first […]

  • let’s use let’s encrypt with plesk and linux

    December 17, 2015

    let’s encrypt is a new, and accepted, way of generating SSL certificates for your web servers. it’s backed by some of the biggest names on the internet and is now ready to use on your sites. did i mention that it’s free and open? well…it is. how do you use it with plesk and linux? […]

  • unable to log into plesk panel after upgrade to 12.5.30 linux

    November 12, 2015

    despite claiming that the upgrade to 12.5.30 had been a success i couldn’t log into the plesk admin panel at https://my.ip:8443 and got an ‘unable to connect’ error. the solution, for me at least, was to start the psa service with /etc/init.d/psa start as root after connecting via SSH. while i’m here…Odin…what on earth have […]

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