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Torrents on a headless server

I am running a home headless server and I want it to be able to download torrents for each of the home users. I was looking at Transmission (with its transmission-remote frontend) but I don't like ...
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installing a SSL certificate

I have ISPConfig3 installed on my server. I've never installed an SSL certificate before, especially with ISPConfig3. I am trying to install the default domain certificate and I was given 4 files. I ...
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moving my roundcube directory to where all clients have access to it through their domain

I have just installed RoundCube on my Ubuntu server that has ISPConfig3 running on it. I have access to roundcube but I'm at the installation part and I'd like to make this available through all ...
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cannot get public Ubuntu vm on the internet

I have just created a headless Ubuntu server. Typically, I've not had a problem getting the ips to work but I'm not sure what the deal in this case is. Here is my interfaces file, which the system ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boot problem (headless)

So I set up an ubuntu box I have to run headless some time ago - using it as a media server for plex and other things. I'm able to use X to remote desktop into the machine without a problem. ...
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CBP: Server, unattended-updates and vmware tools?

What's current best practice for headless VMware servers and automatic security updates? For non-critical servers I currently set auto-updates with a reboot, but because I've installed vmware-tools ...
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want to know which programs I can safely uninstall if I just use my 12.04 box as headless plex server

I seem to have a ton of stuff unnecessarily loading up with my ubuntu 12.04 box that I just use as a plex media server. I don't use the graphical element of it at all. I merely just log in ssh when ...
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Ubuntu server boots fine on desktop, won't boot when HDDs moved to headless server

I've got a HP MediaSmart EX490 which I've now wiped and installed Ubuntu Server on. When the HDDs are in my desktop, it works fine, but as soon as I swap the the HDDs over to the HP - I can't even ...
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Ubuntu server installation in a MacBook

I have a relatively old MacBook that I would like to recycle as a Ubuntu Linux Server. However the laptop has only a partially working keyboard (not all the keys, and notably, but not only, the left ...
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Ubuntu x64 server java gives “Could not reserve enough space for object heap”

I have an Ubuntu server without X. I installed java with the following command: apt-get install default-jre-headless Here's some more info from my server: root# df Filesystem 1K-blocks ...
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Using Video card on a headless server

I have a headless server using a Core i5, so it has built-in HD3000 graphics. I have a website which renders videos using OpenGL, and I'd like to be able to use the graphics hardware on the server to ...
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How do I run teamviewer in a headless system?

I'm really new to Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been trying to get remote desktop services between me and my server. I don't have any spare monitors, keyboards or mice. I did connect said items too the server ...
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Cannot create file/directory in home directory

I have a headless Ubuntu 12.10 server. I'm logged in as administrator via SSH. I cannot create a directory in my home directory: administrator@Leo:~$ cd ~ administrator@Leo:~$ mkdir Test mkdir: ...
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Server error (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

This seems to be a common problem with 12.04. I've done the searches and found various and sundry replies, but I've yet to find a solution to my situation. I've installed 12.04 32bit on a server box ...
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Startup a Ubuntu FTP and SSH server without logging in

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.10 box, which I would like to run "headless", and without a keyboard, mouse or display. Is it possible that immediately after startup the machine logs into an account, or ...
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How can I run an OpenGL program on a headless server?

I'm working on a server application that does image processing (and in part, using freeglut). This application will be deployed on a headless server and when I run it there, I get errors saying that ...
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Install Ubuntu server to run on a headless machine on RAID6-array of USB-sticks, in DHCP-less environment

I happen to have a box without HDD (or CD for that matter), but with four (now clean) USB sticks, no display, on wired LAN without DHCP server (i.e. static network configuration). I want to install ...
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Can you install Deja-dup on a headless server?

Can I install a command line version of deja-dup backup utility on Ubuntu server? I wish to restore a backup of my previous Home directory made with deja-dup.
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Which folders are often written to, and how can I mount those folders on a separate drive?

I have a headless ubuntu server acting as a fileserver (samba and ssh) and sometimes virtualbox host. It is currently running from a USB drive, since all hard drive slots on the motherboard are ...
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How can I force Ubuntu to boot on a stuck boot menu?

I have Ubuntu Server 11.04, but it is headless (no monitor). The only way I want to be able to access it is remotely via SSH. But, sometimes, say after a power loss, when the server restarts, it will ...
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How to always boot into a CLI environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? The title says it all really. I've got Xubuntu 11.04 working as a file server which I SSH into. 90% of the time it's headless and ...
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How to save power on a Xubuntu server?

I installed Xubuntu 11.04 AMD64 on an 'old' PC I have lying around. I quite like how Xfce has come along, but alas, this box will become headless shortly. Specs: Gigabyte P35-DS3P Intel E8200 @ ...
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Don't wait for user input on errors while booting

I'm running 11.04 server, headless, and at a certain point it didn't boot anymore: it just stopped. It seems like I made a mistake with some of the disks, the fstab or the raid config, anycase one of ...
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switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?

I've installed ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 desktop version, which defaults to Xorg login I want to temporarily switch this machine to server mode, basically i "suspect" this entails setting to runlevel 3 and ...
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How do I run PulseAudio in a headless server installation?

PulseAudio is the standard audio server in desktop installations. However in a server installation audio services and thus PulseAudio are not provided. How do I install and make use of PulseAudio in ...