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Why does nfs-kernel-server only pretend to stop?

Background: I had an NFS server, ran fine for years, needed to hard reboot it, and now I cannot get the daemon to stop when it's told to. Also, clients can't mount it any more, but I suspect the ...
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Can't install any packages on Natty Server [duplicate]

Can't install upgrade or update any... E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. -- E: Unable to locate package
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Ubuntu Server 11.04 update 404 errors

I am an ubuntu amateur trying to set up an ubuntu 11.04 server on a tower. I want to install things like ssh client/ server and gksudo on it but I get errors when trying to do so. I tried to update, ...
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Failed to fetch Ubuntu 11.04 repos [duplicate]

I'm running 11.04 server, and I'm getting errors updating default repos when I run sudo apt-get update The repos that return a 404 error are default Ubuntu Natty repos like ...
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How to install a new D-Link NIC in Ubuntu 11.04 Server?

I did a new fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.04 server. I plugged a new D-Link NIC (DFE528TX) but it doesn't work properly. How could I fix this problem?
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Ubuntu 11.04 Server randomly hanging [closed]

I'm running an Ubuntu 11.04 server release with kernel version 2.6.38.13-server, and for as long as I've had the system it has hung randomly. I'm starting to look into the LSI MegaRaid controller, ...
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Not enough disk space '/' in AWS instance

i am running Ubuntu 11.04 instance for my Web Server on AWS cloud, now i am getting there is no disk space in / partition of my server. df -ah say this Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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PPTP VPN SERVER

I have followed This guide and also the documentation for pptp vpn and my vpn connects. It even allows me to go on the web and search it. However, when I go to cmyip.com; it displays my personal ip ...
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I get this error while updating and installing software : perl: warning: Setting locale failed

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 in my MT server and I keep getting this error: perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C"). perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please ...
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Is it safe to upgrade my web server from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10?

Currently, im planing to move my site to Mediatemple. When installing an OS in the server, the latest Ubuntu version they show is 11.04. So, is it safe If I update it to 11.10 with ...
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Update Manager cannot find repos when upgrading to 11.10

I cannot seem to upgrade from 11.04 to Oneiric because: Error during update A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection ...
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Any compelling reasons to perform a “do-release-upgrade”?

I recently performed a "do-release-upgrade" on one of my company's development machines to go from 11.04 Ubuntu Server to 11.10. The process actually downgraded a custom PHP installation and I had a ...
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Can't enable Ralink RT2561/RT61 wireless card

I have been reading various other posts on the matter but none of the solutions are working so I thought I might as well ask. Just installed Ubuntu Server 11.04 on my old Dell Optiplex 330. It has a ...
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$local_fs not including all drives

This is a refinement of a question I asked yesterday, the product of deeper research I have done since. The script that starts CrashPlan has, as it should, a hard dependency on $local_fs in its LSB ...
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Process that needs a volume starting before volume mounts

The destination for incoming CrashPlan backups on my server (11.04) is /media/SeagateBig (SeagateBig is the volume name of my 2TB USB drive). When the server boots, two things happen: 1) ...
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How do I update Ubuntu Server?

I've Ubuntu Server 11.04. I want to update packages but not the core. For example, I installed subsonic with apt-get. And I see there is a new version. I could install it manually by downloading the ...
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Understanding machine config, multiprocessor or multi-core or both?

I want to know how many processors my ubuntu box has and if they are multicore. I did cat /proc/cpuinfo and I see something like this processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : ...
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Installation fails with “error: No such disk”

I installed ubuntu 11.04 with the CD. My computer already has windows 7, and I want to install Ubuntu, the installation process takes place normally, I used to be ubuntu, but when my windows 7 to ...
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shutdown -P works, but shutdown -r does not

I have a headless Ubuntu Server 11.04 box. If I use: sudo shutdown -P now It works every time. However, if I instead want to simply restart the machine: sudo shutdown -r now It fails to do so. ...
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Why isn't my upstart service starting on system boot?

Following on from this question, I have written a simple upstart service (/etc/init/pms.conf) for my headless Ubuntu Server 11.04 box as follows: start on filesystem and net-device-up IFACE=eth0 stop ...
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How do I set up a service?

I have a script that I would like to run as a service on my Ubuntu Server 11.04 headless box. That is, I want to have the correct files under /etc/init.d/ and to be able to control it via the service ...
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How can I move a boot partition onto a Flash drive?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 Server onto an Acer Aspire Easystore H340-M. It was a Windows Home Server. The hardware has an integral Flash Drive / USB (SCSI11) of 256 Mb. Could I use this as the ...
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How can I download and install saslauthd?

I cannot find saslauthd on my Ubuntu 11.04, and I did not find any package to install it. How to install, which package contains it?
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How do I properly set up and secure a production LAMP Server?

It's very hard to find comprehensive information on this subject. Either I found short tutorials on how you perform the installation, as simple as "apt-get install apache2", or outdated tutorials. So ...
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DHCP server doesn't start

I installed dhcp3-server in ubuntu server 11.04 apt-get install dhcp3-server However, an error message during installation: Traitement des actions différées (« triggers ») pour « man-db »... ...
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in Ubuntu Server

What are some of the benefits of installing Squid Proxy in an Ubuntu Server that is sharing its Internet connection to a group of PCs in a LAN.
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Are there any lightweight XMPP server?

Are there any lightweight XMPP server that works well on Ubuntu Desktop 11.04; I basically wanted to learn, test and develop some small application that uses XMPP features.
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How to convert from from ubuntu desktop 11.04 to ubuntu server 11.04

How to convert from from ubuntu desktop 11.04 to ubuntu server 11.04 What does the below command do? sudo apt-get install linux-headers-server linux-image-server linux-server
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GPG can't check signature

I was trying to recompile and rebuild libevent2 source from oneiric on my natty server and I had a small error with gpg not being able to check signature # dpkg-source -x libevent_2.0.12-stable-1.dsc ...
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How to install an older version of rabbitmq on 11.04?

I can install the latest version of rabbitmq-server just fine using sudo apt-get install rabbitmq-server It installs version 2.3.1-1 I tried to install older versions by downloading the .deb file ...
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Problem installing mysql, error in post-installation script

Having problems loading/installing mysql Here is the output while installing: mysql-server-5.1 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B/6,258 kB of archives. ...
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Monitor goes into power saving mode after grub selection

I installed Ubuntu Server. It loads just fine to the grub selection screen but after making a selection, for some reason the monitor just goes into power saving mode and never wakes back up. I have to ...
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Changed files are not recognised on mounted drive

I have ubuntu 11 server installed as a virual machine using vmware fusion. Some of my files are on the mounted drive /mnt/hgfs in order to be shared with my mac. Everything works fine until I change ...
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Hosting a Website with Ubuntu Server 11.04

Was a tie between here and Server Fault, and I decided that it belongs more here. Anyway, I am seeking to host a website on my computer using Ubuntu Server 11.04. I've got just a few questions. ...
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Server Keeps Dropping Active Connections, But Pings

I have a very frustrating problem with a new server I built. On every machine that SSHes in (or any other connection), the connection gets dropped randomly between immediately, and 30 minutes into ...
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Error when installing nfs-kernel-server

I continue to get this error when trying to install following: root@127:/home/gordon# sudo apt-get install nfs-kernel-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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What VOIP servers for Ubuntu can I find that have very low latency

I have used Mumble and Teamspeak in the Ubuntu Server. Mumble is suppose very low latency but the client is horrible. At least compared to Teamspeak. the memory usage was good. The configuration and ...
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rsyslogd using 197% CPU for the past few days

I'm running Natty server on the rackspace cloud and rsyslogd as been churning away usin 197% CPU (quad core machine I believe) for the past few days. Is there anything I can do to figure out what is ...
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Addressing disk partitions [closed]

How do I properly address disk partitions Server 11.04 and Apache2 I have not found any information (must be looking in the wrong places) from the terminal window. Example: say define a directory ...
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2answers
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Cannot login to newly installed Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox

I've just completed a fresh new installation of Ubuntu 11.04 Server (64 bit) including xfce. After the installation was complete (along with all the LAMP server components), I started X for the first ...
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Local server updates for the network

I have setup one computer on our network as the file server. Because Internet here in Tanzania is both slow and expensive I would like that one system to download all the updates and then the other 10 ...
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1answer
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How can I setup dhcpd (dynamic DNS)?

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.04 firewall/gateway set up and I'm wondering how I can configure isc-dhcp-server to update bind9 to resolve hostnames in the network. Here is my setup: 3 computers ...
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Bind9 fails to start

After 3 weeks of trying to diagnose a failure of bind9, to start I have to admit I need assistance. Initially it was running correctly and when I made a modification to a bind file and re-run it an ...
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No Wi-Fi after system reboot

Something strange is happening... I've installed a Wi-Fi card into my Ubuntu Server 11.04 machine. To configure it I do the following: sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces add: iface wlan0 inet dhcp ...
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11.04 server does not boot after installation

Have successfully finished the re-installation of 11.04 server (single OS), but when I reboot the text "Linux Operating System ..." is displayed and then it stops. Previous test installation of 11.04 ...
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What is the equivalent to motd.tail in 11.04?

motd.tail is deprecated according to this bug report: motd(5) says: "The contents of this file are regenerated upon every system boot based on the contents of /etc/motd.tail." This is not true ...
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Is MySQL server installed by default?

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.04. Since I want to work with a MySQL server on this machine I see, that if I enter mys in the terminal and hit TAB it completes to mysql. But if I do mysql -u ...
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How to permanently change the time in Ubuntu Server

I have changed the time in Ubuntu Server 11.04 but when i reboot it resets to the default it has. How to change the time that when I boot it stays like i changed it. already tried date but I think ...
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Installer asks me to insert installation CD that is already in the CD drive [closed]

I am trying to do a clean install of 11.04 (server). in the middle of the install I get the request to insert "Ubuntu-Server 11.04 Natty Narwhal - Release i386 (20110426)" in the /media/cdrom drive. ...
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Vmware Server Console stops responding to clicks

I had installed vmware-server-console just fine. But when yoou open it an as soon as you click in a virtual machine, thats it, the app stop working but not freeze, it just stops recognizing where you ...