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Trouble Setting up Open SSH with Putty

I for the life of me can't seem to get openSSH to work on Ubuntu Server 10.10 with keys I generated in PuttyGen on my Windows machine. After hours of trial and error and web searches I can't get my ...
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Is it possible to install gui in ubuntu server 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? I tried this: apt-get install ubuntu-desktop But i got this error: Failed to fetch ...
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How to keep SSH server running with laptop lid closed

I've changed the power management settings on my Ubuntu 10.10 server laptop to keep running with the lid closed but I loose any attempts to connect to it by ssh. Is there a way to change this so that ...
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Problem with DHCP Server in Ubuntu Server

when I restart the DHCP server, these are the messages that I get from syslog Feb 10 19:17:50 mustafa-sr1 dhcpd: All rights reserved. Feb 10 19:17:50 mustafa-sr1 dhcpd: For info, please visit ...
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How to change the default locale in ubuntu 10.10 server

I have a remote server which I installed and have been trying to unsuccessfully change the locale to french for a few hours. Below are the contents of my locale files: //============ ...
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How to install gitolite on Ubuntu 10.10 server?

I am trying to install gitolite on an ubuntu 10.10 server. It seems from the google that gitolite should have a package in the repos, but I dont see any install candidates on my box. I can grab the ...
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iptables-restore failing to load my rules

I've been searching around for some time now, but nothing solves my problem. I'm setting up a mail server, but when writing to the iptables, I get an error: iptables-restore: line 2 failed. I'm ...
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How do I install XAMPP?

Can somebody please guide me to install xampp on Ubuntu 10.10 or simply to a tutorial that works. I've followed many tutorials from the web which unfortunately doesn't work
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Mailbox monitor and scripting

This is something I haven't done before... So not sure what some good resources or a solid starting point would be. What I want to do... is on my Ubuntu Server 10.10 box, I need to setup a mailbox... ...
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Bypassing excessive dependencies when installing r-base-core

I'm trying to install R (via r-base-core) on an ubuntu 10.10 server. It is trying to install all of the following: The following NEW packages will be installed: apt-xapian-index apturl ...
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Server + GUI installed, starting to get messy

I installed Ubuntu server and then I wanted a GUI and I didn't want the server anymore. So I installed the GUI and every-time I restart my computer it goes to an Ubuntu loading screen which "loads" ...
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What would be safe way to update server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 10.10 on VMware Workstation and I would like to update it since I see, that it offers new release 'natty', but I have a lot of important files there and I don't know is it ...
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Adding PPA does not make new packages available

I added the mono PPA (https://launchpad.net/~directhex/+archive/monoxide) to my Maverick Server and did an apt-get update. However, when I try to install mono, I still get the older version - not the ...
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/dev/nfs or /nfs-root does not exist [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 on a client which I'm trying to get to boot off a server running 10.10. nfs seems to work fine on the server. If I boot the server off its internal disk, I can mount ...
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Update 10.10 server under VMWare

I'm using Ubuntu Server 10.10 under VMware Workstation 7.1.3 and I wonder how to update ubuntu server via terminal since I don't have any GUI.
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Can't upgrade packages, it gets stuck on openjdk-6-jre-headless

I am using Ubuntu Maverick (server). When I run: apt-get upgrade it gets stuck on: Setting up openjdk-6-jre-headless (6b20-1.9.7-0ubuntu1) ... Why? And what can I do to stop it? I tried ...
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Desktop shortcut that takes users to a Print server [closed]

How do I make a desktop shortcut that will take users to a Windows 2008 Server and let them pick a printer? I want to make adding printers as painless as possible, as I am making an Ubuntu disc image ...
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How do I start a script at login?

How do you run a script when a user logs in? I have created a script script.sh and used chmod +x to make it executable where would I place the script to make it startup when a user logs in.
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Can not log into SSH unless logged in locally

I just set up pubkey authentication on my server (running ubuntu server 10.10). If I am logged in to the server locally (at the box), then I can ssh into the server fine (from another machine). If I ...
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Hyper-v and ubuntu 10.04 apt-get update

I have issues with 10.04 and 10.10 servers. I'm trying to do apt-get update command, but it is stuck on get. There is some solutions in here: apt-get update stuck on "Waiting for Headers". ...
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Activating broadcom wireless drivers in CLI

The wireless card as identified by lspci: Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4318] (rev 02) I'm new to Ubuntu and ...
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Installing mysql causes Error 2002 error

I tried installing mysql server a couple of times and I'm having problems. First of all, when I install it gives me a message that it's setting up and it just hangs. I can't ctl + c out of it, so I ...
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RAID 10 not being found by installer

I had ubuntu installed with raid 0 enabled. I have added 2 more disks went into the bios deleted and created a new raid setup using raid 10 (total of 4 disks now). However during install of ubuntu ...
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How do I set up a virtual private network in VirtualBox?

I am trying to set up a VPN in a virtual box machine running Ubuntu 10.10. All attempts so far have failed and even when I set up the VPN it keeps saying failed connection. Any help at all here would ...
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I have Ubuntu 9.04 on my Xen VPS - can I upgrade it to 10.10?

I use Ubuntu 9.04 (the most recent version that the VPS host provided) on a Xen VPS. The kernel version seem to be something Xen-specific: 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5xen. I would like to have the most recent ...
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How can I install other applications after a failed installation using apt-get?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.10 x64. I tried to install Java using apt-get install openjdk-6-jre but that fails, see ca-certificates-java fails to install. Now I would like to install PHP with ...
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1answer
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auto-update and email

I've got several Ubuntu 10.10 servers which should all be set to do automatic security updates. Is there any way I could get them to send me an email when they apply updates (particularly if they ...
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ca-certificates-java fails when trying to install openjdk-6-jre

I use a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.10 x64. I want to use Java and run the command sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jre but it fails because the installation encounted errors while processing ...
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How to create a shared folder using command line on a server

After following the tutorial here I ran into a problem. Here is what I did. On my server I installed nfs-kernel-server and edited the /etc/exports file to include the folder I want to share: ...
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Sharing samba-folder with root access

I have a staging server in my network running Ubuntu server 10.10, being my main development area. As I need to access the files in the Apache root from other computers in the network, I have setup ...
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1answer
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ACPI shutdown not working from VirtualBox

I have several Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) servers running in VirtualBox 4.0.4 (however this issue was also present in VirtualBox 3.2.8). When I issue an ACPI shutdown to the VMs, nothing happens. ...
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Clock drift even though NTPD running

I'm having a problem with the clock drifting on my PC. I'M running Ubuntu 10.10 on an somewhat crusty IBM e-server (1.5GB RAM, 2.4GHz CPU) ntpd is running (started at run level 2) servers are ...
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Why can't I install clamcour?

sudo apt-get install clamcour Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias Leyendo la información de estado... Hecho E: No se ha podido localizar el paquete clamcour ...
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How to remove GRUB selection?

I was trying to find /boot/grub/menu.lst OR /boot/grub/device.map as usual on Ubuntu Desktop or other versions to change the GRUB selection, but there is no file munu.lst or device.map in the grub ...
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Installation of a package to a custom directory

Is there any option to install a package to my home directory (or /foo) instead of system wide ? I am looking for options using apt-get or dpkg. Something similar to --prefix in a source compile. ...
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LAMPP on Ubuntu - http.conf

Hey, I've got LAMPP installed in Ubuntu and I want to get .htaccess working but I don't know how. And, yes, I have searched all over Google. Cheers,
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How do I set command line mode vga=788 permanently?

I have a problem that is not of easy resolution, happen to tell... I have Installed Ubuntu 10.10 Server. I want to join to the system way vga=788, into the grub it changes without any problem ...
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1answer
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Can't get bonding and bridging to work for KVM [closed]

I can't for the life of me get bonding and bridging to work for the KVM setup I'm building. I'm using a fresh install (not an upgrade) of Ubuntu Server 10.10. I have 4 NICs on the same subnet (two ...
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Unable to resolve hostnames while using APT, what could be the problem?

Until two days before today my Ubuntu 10.10 Server updated fine. The output of sudo aptitude update → http://codepad.org/tkvXq66j The output of sudo aptitude update after replacing the Ubuntu ...
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How do you install packetfence?

Was anyone able to install packetfence on Ubuntu 10.10? I tried a tutorial, but didn't have any luck. Some of the services installed and are working apache with php, snort, pfdetect, and ...
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1answer
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How to configure Xchat and IRC server to transfer files?

How do I configure Xchat to send files? My setup: hardware router: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx example.com | Ubuntu Server with IRC server: 192.168.1.2 Local machines: 192.168.1.x My aim is to allow ...
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Is there any known problems with PCI-E based SSD disks?

I'm going to add SSD disk to my Ubuntu computer. Is there any known problems with PCI-E based SSD disks in Ubuntu (this, for instance)? Or should I prefer SSD disk with SATA interface to achieve ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 Virtualized on Ubuntu Server

I have an issue, we are moving to a production build server now. I need a virtual machine up and running on my Ubuntu 10.10 server edition. I have to setup and install various tool and plugins, on ...
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3answers
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Where is libapache2-mod-qos?

I wish to install mod_qos in Ubuntu Server 10.10. Reading on-line it would seem the package is called libapache2-mod-qos and is in the Universe repository. Having enabled Universe and performing a ...
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1answer
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Cloud server stuck on dpkg --configure -a

I have an amazon micro instance which runs one or two things for me. The config is minimal, it mainly acts as a host for a java application and couchdb. I tried to install curl today and got this ...
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2answers
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How do I install Parallels Tools via the command line?

I have Ubuntu Server 10.10 running on Parallels 6 (latest update from yesterday) on my iMac. I click on the Install Parallels Tools in the Parallels Desktop Menu, but do not see where what I think ...
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How do I setup a server remotely?

I can run (and have run) the install fine with a monitor attached the machine, but what I wish to do is setup Ubuntu server remotely (within my home network). I have a USB drive pre-loaded and ready ...
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Will Ubuntu Server properly manage the power settings on a netbook?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu Server on a netbook to minimize power consumption. Are there any special considerations I should make for this kind of setup? Will Ubuntu Server properly manage the ...
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1answer
722 views

Unable to connect to iFolder server [closed]

I tried to install iFolder on Ubuntu 10.10 server 64 bit using this guide. Everything "worked" except: If I try to acccess the server with http://myurl/admin I get the error-message "Unable to ...
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How do I restore sources that are ignored on upgrade?

When I upgraded my server to 10.10, some of my sources (basically hudson and git) are now being ignored... any idea how I can get them active again? The entries are in the /etc/apt/sources.list file, ...