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Ubuntu Server Setup help: sda sdb have changed? How to know I'm making shared folders on the right drive?

Please help, I will be forever grateful! I've built a system to use as a file server, with one 120GB SSD and one 4TB HDD. I've installed Ubuntu Server and I want to have the OS on the SSD and the ...
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How do I get both Ubuntu Server after I installed Ubuntu Desktop?

I want to partition my hard drive so I can switch back and forth, but I can't find anywhere where it tells me how. I have a 1TB hard drive so I definitely have space, and I want to experiment with the ...
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Add a new partition to Ubuntu and append it to /var/www/

I have installed an Ubuntu server on a VMWare workstation with a space of 20GB storage as seen below; After the installation I've attached another 40GB worth storage to the existing Ubuntu server ...
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MAAS / Juju bootstrap - node installation via PXE loops at partitioner step

I am trying to setup a MAAS / Juju / Openstack environment. Currently I've installed Juju on the MAAS server and am trying to run the juju bootstrap command. In the terminal I can see (using -v) ...
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2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server

Can any one point me in the right direction as to how I can add a additional HDD as a RAID 1 to my existing Ubuntu Server which works flawlessly. My present set up is that I have 2 HDD on my Ubuntu ...
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What is the proper way to move from a SCSI drive based install to a virtual machine (mulitple partitions & software raid)?

I realize that many of the individual things that I am asking have been covered to varying degrees, but I am the unfortunate inheritor of this very goofy system that is on it's last legs. It consists ...
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23 views

Virtual filesystem acting as a clone+difference of a master filesystem

At my company about 10 devs share an ubuntu dev server. We have separate code directories, but due to our database size (about 50 GB), it isn't practical to clone the mysql database for each ...
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176 views

Run Gparted over SSH

I am using a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and I started building a Samba server at home I am using Ubuntu-Server 14.04 for this machine. I use Webmin and SSH (depending on the job) to configure my ...
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43 views

How to split currently used partition on Ubuntu server?

I would like to split a currently used partition that is mounted to /usr directory. I did this because / only had 1 gb of data allocated to it. Now, I did not account for the /home directory when I ...
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Ubuntu server installation - partition can't finalize

I need help on ubuntu server installation. Just can't pass the partition section. I have 3 hdd 2 with raid 0 from bios and 1 for the operating system. in my previous kubuntu setup , home directory ...
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Add space to partition

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server vm with esxi. I added an additional 20 GB to my thick provisioned lazy zero disk, but I'm not able to resize my current partition. I am booting from a gparted ...
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165 views

Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Kickstart ignores all partitioning commands

We need to use PXE netboot to deploy multiple identical Ubuntu 12.04 LTS servers. I've tried various Kickstart config files and was ALWAYS thrown into the installer's partitioning screen. The ...
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Dual boot two instances ubuntu server 14.04

I want to dual boot two instances of ubuntu server 14.04. I want to do this that way I can work on a website for my school, as well as have a space for me to develop that is completely sandboxed from ...
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Ubuntu Server: SSD + existing LVM disks

I'm currently using the following setup for a home NAS server: - Debian installation on a 150 GB HDD (with LVM) - A logical volume of 4GB that consists of 2 2TB disks I would like to replace the HDD ...
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Need help partitioning a hard disk on a fresh install of ubuntu server [closed]

Coming from a windows background I am fining myself overwhelmed by the massive amount of totally different resources available when it comes to learning Linux... I have a fresh install of ubuntu ...
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not installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

i have latest Ubuntu with original CD.I want to install it without leaving the window 7.And it directly not appear to install the window when inserted.when i restart the laptop i pressed the ESCAPE ...
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Extend Partition size on a Ubuntu Server

I have a Ubuntu server that is run as a VM, I have added additional space to the VM through the reconfiguration portal where my server is hosted. I know that the additional space has been provisioned ...
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427 views

Server upgrade fails, boot partition too small

The upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 aborts right after starting, due to the /boot partition having only 54MB size. The server has 2 hard disks with 2 partitions each, being connected via RAID1. ...
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Realigning Ubuntu RAID - partition misaligned by 3072 bytes

I've run into this issue with the "Advanced Format" drives - and it is dramatically affecting the speed of the array. All resolutions I found seemed to deal with RAID arrays if Ubuntu was a part of ...
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170 views

How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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Ubuntu Server Raid Swap

I installed Ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS with RAID partition by installator, In free command swap is 0. root@xxx:~# free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: ...
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79 views

Disk partition on ubuntu server 12.10

I'm new on Ubuntu. Currently I'm trying to install Ubuntu server 12.10 on Acer AR320 F1 with 300GB SAS HDD. When I'm in the disk partition section, it only shows me 3 choices which are: - CONFIGURE ...
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147 views

Dual booting Windows Server 2012 and Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am new to in Ubuntu installation i am trying to Dual booting Windows Server 2012 and Ubuntu Server 12.04. I seen a tutorials from Youtube and i tried those tutorial in Hyper-V VM and successfully ...
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Shrinking a (non-root) partition without rebooting

I have a hard drive mounted (on boot, setup via the Ubuntu Server 12.04 installer) to /data but I'd like to shrink it and mount a second partition to /server. The file system is ext4 and the drive ...
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47 views

Dual boot Ubuntu Server and Desktop or Ubuntu server + GUI?

here is my situation: I've developed a Java-based daemon I want to run on Ubuntu Server at boot. However, for testing purposes and future developers, I made an user interface, so I would like to be ...
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Installing ubuntu server on a new system shipped with FreeDOS(amd-64), partitioning help

I bought a new system shipped with FreeDOS, while installing Ubuntu Server in the partitioning phase, i get 3 columns: #1 primary 1 Gb B fat32, #2 primary 1GB ntfs the free space. What should be ...
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137 views

Turn an external hard-drive into an internal one (ubuntu server)

I have an old 1tb external hard drive with enclosure and a new HP ProLiant G7 N54L 2.2GHz MicroServer running a freshly installed Ubuntu Server 12.04. Spec: AMD N54L / 2.2GHz 2GB DDR3 SDRAM ...
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279 views

Partition Disks on VirtualBox When installing Ubuntu Server

Which option should I select in the 'Partition disks' screen when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 on an Oracle VirtualBox? Options are: Guided - resize SCSI3 (0,0,0), partition #5 (sda) and ...
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I need help in the “Partition disks” section of the Ubuntu Server installation

I've gotten to this point in the installation and I'm stuck... Will my other OS be erased if I select "Guided - use entire disk"? If so, are there any options that don't involve deleting data from my ...
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How do I make raid with 2 disks on Ubuntu server?

I have two 500 GB disks that I have installed on my ubuntu 12 system, One is my main file system, and the other I partioned as a RAID disk in the ubuntu installation. I would like to remount the ...
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44 views

Ubuntu Server/Desktop System failure help?

I recently had an ubuntu system running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 Desktop. I ran some updates using the larger synamptic package collection of software. Then I realized my system was ...
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65 views

Create partition on new raid1 hardware

In future, I'll need to add more 2 disks over RAID1 on my ubuntu server. I already has a RAID1, but I have more 2 slots in my server and I'll put there more 2 disks to create another RAID1. I never ...
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444 views

Can't reduce swap size

I'm building my first Ubuntu Server and I'm struggling with with the swap size. I have 16GB RAM, however disk space is limited as I'll be running multiple VM's. That's been said, I've created a ...
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How do I re-Install Ubuntu Server on separate LVM partition than my data

I have three logical volumes in a single volume group spread across two physical volumes. V1:root V2:srv V3:swap_1 All of ubuntu is on root and all of the data I care about keeping is on srv For ...
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How do I change volume sizes on Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 without reinstalling?

I have a HP DL380 G7 Server with the HW Raid configured at Raid 1+0. Previously, I have 146GB LFF SAS Installed but I since have upgraded to 600GB LFF SAS Drives. Since the Mirror Rebuilding was ...
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44 views

adding an existing partition

I have a 1TB hdd partitioned 100gb and 900gb.. I have Ubuntu server 12.04.3 installed as a vm in virtualbox on a windows 7 platform on the 100gb partition with 50gb allocated to the VM. Is there any ...
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135 views

install server 13.04 with raid1 (+encrypted partitions) failed

I am trying to install 13.04 Server with Raid1 + full disk encryption. I didnt manage to, so I reduced the to setup only to Raid1. However I still didnt manage to. I receive to following message: ...
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Recently freed hard drive space is not being recognized

I've got an Ubuntu 12.04.2 server whose root partition filled up. I discovered that the /var/log/auth.log file had grown to around 3.8GB. After compressing this file using gzip, the file size was ...
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error in disk partitioning during ubuntu server 12.04 install

I'm installing ubuntu server on an old 2003 dell computer that has a 2 GHz intel processor, 128 MB RAM and 40 GB HDD. I'm installing from a multiboot usb. Everything goes fine; however when I get to ...
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MDADM - Degrading when copying files to share

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server which is configured with a 2 disk software 1 RAID (mdadm). The disks are 3TB and partitioned with a 1MB GPT partition and with the remaining assigned to the RAID. ...
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546 views

Issues with LVM partition size in Server 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and a little confused about how hard drive partitions and LVM works. I remember setting up Ubuntu server 13.04 and telling to to use 1TB of a 3TB server. Well I have maxed that ...
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362 views

Issue with LVM not able to add new drives

Fdisk, lv/pv/vgdisplay: anubis@Anubis:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for anubis: Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 45 heads, 63 sectors/track, 344540 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors ...
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disk space lacking

My Ubuntu partition was working on 50gb . However, even-though I had not used much of the memory, I was still getting messages saying the disk space is low. I increased the partition, but am still ...
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383 views

Is swap enabled on this server? should it be?

We have a sysadmin configure a couple of servers at digitalocean. To me, it looks like swap wasn't enabled on this but it's been a VERY long time since I've had to do things like this. It's a rails ...
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358 views

Lenovo ThinkServer Ubuntu 12 Server Install: Partition Issues

During the Ubuntu 12 install, I get the a screen that says "ATA RAID Device Detected" and asks if I want to enable it. Having used Lenovo Easy Setup to configure the raid (1 array with 2 1tb drives) I ...
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Can 1 partition span multiple physical disks?

I have 4 disks on an Ubuntu Server box, can I create on partition that spans across those 4 disks?
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Ubuntu 12.10. Can't format root partition at installation time

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a Supermicro storage server and have an issue. I am using alternate (text-based) installation cd image and when I get to the Detect disks section it says there ...
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Installation doen't modify HDD

This is very strange, but I can run the Ububtu Server 12.04 64bit from the live CD to permanently install it on the HD, but when I reboot it reverts back to whatever OS was on the HD prior to the ...
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139 views

I want to extend my partition

I am currently dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. I have 500GB with 300GB free space on my Windows, and have a 100GB on my Ubuntu. I want to move 200GB from my Windows partition to my Ubuntu ...
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The /boot partition in my server is full, how can I re-size it without re-installing the whole system?

I'm having some troubles because the partition in which /boot is allocated in my server is full, so I can install neither new linux images nor upgrades. Here is the server's file system usage ...