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Howto configure MAAS to separate PXE traffic and IPMI traffic on different subnets?

I am trying to set up a part of our network as a linux cluster. Since its a little educational for me, I choose using MAAS with JuJu. However there are some questions that boggle my mind and I was ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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NetworkManager run script before connection based on SSID

Is it possible to have NetworkManager run a script before it connects to a wifi network and pass the SSID of the network to the script (or just execute a script based on SSID)? I'm switching back from ...
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Virtualbox - how to route sound from Ubuntu host to Windows guest?

Is it possible to route my audio output from my Ubuntu Host to my Windows 7 Guest in Viurtualbox? So it appears as a line input? I'm thinking of connecting windows to my PulseAudio server, but as far ...
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How can I enable and keep wifi without restart networking service in ubuntu server?

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 server, and I've been able to connect to my wi-fi network during the installation process. However, since I boot it, two messages appear (both "Waiting for network ...
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Installing Fritz Wireless USB Adapter

How do I install a Fritz USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu so I can access the internet? I have the software required, but I am not sure what to do next. Ubuntu version 13.04. Output of lsusb: ...
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Shutdown slow: unknown job s35networking

Since I've upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 from 12.04 LTS, I get this error when I shutdown the pc: rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8) utility service S35 ...
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Wireless Disconnected after Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 at approximately 5 - 10 meters

Since I used Ubuntu version 12.10, I connect Wi-Fi & internet running normally at a distance of approximately 5-10 meters of range of the router or parallel to the floor of the room. After I ...
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Downloads kill WiFi

Just installed 12.10 fresh. Using a run-of-the-mill Netgear N router, and a Netgear WN111v2 USB dongle. THE PROBLEM: I attempt to install anything using update manager, software center, or via ...
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High number of ethernet errors. Tool for testing the ethernet card?

I have an Asus Sabertooth X79. I often get corrupted files. I checked the RAM, but memtest finds no errors. To avoid the possibility of disk errors, I tried copying the files to tmpfs. If I copy ...
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Why does WiFi work with WICD but not Network Manager

So my WiFi can connect with WICD, but not the default KDE network manager. I would like to know why. Do both these applications handle the connection differently? If so what would the difference be? ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is sony VPCEH15EN. In the early releases of Ubuntu like 12.04 and 13.10 my bluetooth used to work properly. But now in Ubuntu 14.04 it is not working. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Limit download speed if filesize 20mb

Is there a software like trickle lets say for example? That i can put as a proxy and lets say set it up so that if a filesize that i am downloading is over 20MB it will limit it to 2kb? I found ...
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How do I set up a reverse dns on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

As far as I can remember when setting up my VPS and mail server on it, I had configured the mail server correctly. However, a few of my clients get SMTP errors, host mx1.zonnet.nl[62.58.50.9] ...
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please tell me correct way to use usb_modeswitch in ubuntu saucy

I have one mobile router "hw0-2e". (https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/product/data/hw02e/index.html )(japanese only) I want to use this by usb connection as my pc is desktop and no wifi. I know this one ...
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How to host a website using Ubuntu 13.04 on my local machine

How do I do a complete BIND9 DNS Server Configuration with a hostname? Thank You so much for this wonderful answer. Although the talk here had been more on the lines of setting up a home based server ...
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help understanding iptables router script and error

Hello I have this routing script that I'm using which runs when all the network interfaces are up: #!/bin/sh PATH=/usr/sbin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin # # delete all existing rules. # iptables -F ...
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Add right click sharing to Ubuntu Server 13.10 running Gnome-shell 3.8?

New to Ubuntu but some limited experience with other distros. I was trying out Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS and I was able to right click a folder and share it on my home network. I wasn't crazy about ...
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12.04 LTS not able connect to internet when installed, but could connect using LiveCD before installation

I met a strange problem. When I use LiveCD to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I was able to connect to Internet through wired connection, choosing "Try Ubuntu". But when I installed it, it could not ...
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ubuntu server/samba file sharing disconnection during use

I apologise in advance if i include needless information; Firstly my network is setup with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS -> netgear modem router -> ethernet cable -> belkin router as wireless access point ...
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Hostapd serves all webpages to Windows 7 client, not so XP or Android

I have installed hostapd and dnsmasq in a laptop running Linux Mint 15, as a wireless relay: Incoming from remote wifi router is through wlan0, pcmcia wifi card serving client machines is wlan1. This ...
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lshw and lspci cannot find ethernet device

I have an ASUS H87M-PLUS motherboard. This board comes (according to manual) with a Realtek 8111G ethernet device. In the BIOS, the ethernet device is enabled. Yet, linux does not find a single ...
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Why does “service networking stop” cause the screen to become blank?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and applied all the upgrades. When I run the following command: sudo service networking stop The screen turns blank. This happens both on physical hardware and on ...
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Unable to connect wifi and ethernet

I have installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude e6400 laptop. However, I am unable to connect either with Ethernet or wifi. There are no drivers detected under additional drivers. I enabled networking and ...
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Randomly losing connection but still in LAN

At work I am using ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Throughout the day I randomly lose connection to the internet, but I am still in the WLAN. Like, when I try to connect to google it will timeout and not ...
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Problem connecting to wifi (without network-manager)

Hi the question is simple. How can i use one wifi adapter to recieve info and also host it. (AKA A WIFI HOTSPOT WHILE USING WIFI) the masquarade algorithm allows for this in my case. And other ...
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found someone lurking in my LAN, not sure what to do next

I have DD WRT router with internal numbers all falling within 192.168.1.0/24. I was looking on my firewall records this morning and found someone at 10.10.109.100 got blocked from accessing port 5353 ...
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What is hogging my connection?

At times it seems like dozens, if not hundreds of root-owned HTTP connections spring up. This is not much of a problem on LAN or WLAN as each of them seems to transfer very little, but if I use GPRS ...
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MaaS dhcp cannot be detected at node installation

I am installing a MaaS Ubuntu 12.04 by ISO with virtualbox as the host machine. I have a problem on the cluster management during the process of adding the node. The node cannot detect the dhcp ...
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Samba share - slow buffering problem after switching to 13.04

Lately I switched from 12.10 to 13.04 (clean installation) and since then I'm experiencing annoying problem with my network storage. I have a MyBookLive network drive connected to wireless router. I ...
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Samba share for everyone inside network

I'm sure this is really easy but can get it working and don't know if it's some kind of permisson or what. I have one disk mounted as a backup disk in my "server" machine, and want to share this ...
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Problem connecting to isp server using xl2tpd as client. Ubuntu server 13.04

I have followed guides found on google and ubuntu support pages and can get xl2tpd connection up but only under the following conditions: 1 - ADSL model must be configured and connected to the ISP ...
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Cannot ping to my router even though wifi is working

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I have been unable to ping to my default local gateway, much less connect to the internet since my installation. Below is my output to ifconfig: Output of ...
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Network Disabled Unbuntu 13.04

I recently installed the lastest version. Unable to get network connectivity using wifi. When I click on it, is says Network Disabled. I did a cd /etc and tried init.d/networking start and got: ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: No WiFi After Update on Dell XPS L502x w/ Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030

It had been months since I had booted my Ubuntu partition so I fired it up yesterday evening and immediately ran a "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade". The update apparently finished ...
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networking problems

I run ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop as a small webserver. For many months, everything went prefectly, but when I moved it to an other house with an other internet connection, it started to boot slowly, ...
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Ubuntu FQDN Not pingable on Windows Network

My problem is that my Ubuntu machine seems to have its FQDN setup correctly, yet I cannot ping the FQDN from a windows machine on the same network. Output of various commands on my Ubuntu machine: ...
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Server in LAN with two network cards, can't telnet / ping to the second even if it works

I have an issue with an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (updated) server. For reasons too long to detail, it has got one eth0 interface assigned to 192.168.1.9 and one wlan0 interface assigned to 192.168.1.10. Both ...
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Error During Unattended Install Of Ubuntu Server 12.04 Over The Network Using PXE

I'm attempting to PXE boot and completely rebuild a new server with an "Ubuntu 12.04 Server" image over the network but I get multiple errors mid-way through the installation. I am able to ...
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Do I need NetworkManager on Ubuntu Server?

I've seen several posts suggesting using nmcli, nm-tool and similarly named utilities for network related tasks. In my case, I was trying to see what DNS my Ubuntu server installation is trying to ...
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IPTABLES > MAC Filtering

I am newbie. I tried DHCP Mac filtering is not enough to secure our networks and I think iptables will... This is my concept: I set a new laboratory (LAB) network. My other network is connected to a ...
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ubuntu 12.04 and higher can't connect to Lumia 800 wifi tethering

this is my first post so don't hate please because I googled for hours about the anser to my question, but can not find. I have a Nokia Lumia 800 phone with Windows Phone 7.8 OS I installed Ubuntu ...
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Wifi dead slow with WPA2 enterprise 12.04

I am using Wifi with WPA2 enterprise protocol. Wifi is dead slow and sometimes I get 'Connection Lost' error. My university has no support for Linux and advised me to write my own wifi driver. Any ...
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Ethernet connection drops intermittently in ubuntu 13.04

During the last couple of days, I have noticed that my ethernet connection drops about once every 5 minutes. The connection has worked for a number of years without problems before that. I am running ...
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Another LXC Puzzle

So my server is running... Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring I stumbled onto lxc when I trying to find something to replace vmware on a small ...
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can't detect my wifi network ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 32bit on my iMac (21 inch). I can see some networks, both wep and wpa, but not mine and some others. mine is on channel 13, I think is that the problem. I've tried ...
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connection timeout after 60 seconds

I have installed DNSCrypt on Ubuntu Linux 10.04.1 x86_64 and it worked nslookup facebook.com 127.0.0.2 Server: 127.0.0.2 Address: 127.0.0.2#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Ethernet upload speed very slow

Just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Toshiba R840 laptop together with Windows 7. Installation was a breeze. Everything works fine. Checked the speed on speedtest.net. Surprisingly my ethernet upload ...
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Two gateways on the same network (10.12.15.20 and 10.12.15.21) - is there a way to combine them into single bonded internet connection?

I have two gateways to internet on the same network. Ubuntu is installed on server with only one ethernet card. Is there a way to create a bonding of this two gateways from the same network where I ...