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Ubuntu server detecting electricity outage?

I am in the planning stage for setting up my server and have some doubts. Firstly my network is something like this: One parent PC connected to the internet and 3 other child PCs which are not ...
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Sleep Ubuntu Server after X time of inactivity

I recently set up an Ubuntu 14.04 SAMBA server as a home file server. It will not be getting used but maybe a couple of times a day so I don't want to have everything powered on while it doesn't have ...
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1answer
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Run a Script when Power Button is Pushed

I'm trying to run a script once I push the power button instead of having my machine turn off. I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.04, but any answers also need to work on Server 14.04. I've looked at ACPI ...
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Ubuntu Server losing network connection

My issue is simple, yet really complex. I recently installed Ubuntu server on an old stripped down laptop. It's a SAHARA LE1D, 1.4 Intel Celeron m I think. It's an old one, but still good. The eth0 ...
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3answers
76 views

Cronjob for specific hours

I need a cronjob with criteria to power on/off a TV on the basis: Mon-Fri, power on the screen at 07.00 and power off the screen 17.00. Friday after 17.00 to Monday morning to be powered off. I'm ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 now goes to sleep when closing laptop lid

I recently upgraded to the latest version (13.10). I have it running on an old laptop. Since the upgrade, whenever I close the laptop lid, it goes to sleep mode. Any idea on how to fix? I've ...
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Strange behavior with ssh on Ubuntu 12.04 server

Recently I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 on my computer at home with ssh support. I'm using WiFi instead of cable connection for this server. Everything works fine except the fact that for some ...
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Home Server Power Consumption Reduction

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on an HP Mini 311. It has an Atom 270, 3GB ram, NVIDIA ION graphics. When running windows 7 with the screen off and no programs running the power consumtion from the ...
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Reboot only shuts down and doesn't actually boot again

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 Server on an abmx rack mount server. When I attempt to reboot with sudo shutdown -r now, the machine just shuts down and doesn't come back up without me ...
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Set Idle Time in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server and am looking for away for get the server to suspend after an idle time. When using the desktop version I could use the Gnome powersaving tool to specify the ...
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1answer
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How to configure an Ubuntu virtual server and VMWare ESXi5 the way VMWare would be able to shut it down properly?

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 server as a virtual machine on a VMWare ESXi 5 server. I've configured VMWare to shut the quest machines down the sane way (with an ACPI (if I understand it righ) shutdown ...
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How to run a script after the system resumes from hibernate (suspent-to-disk)?

I have configured powernap to hibernate (i.e., suspend-to-disk) the machine if idle. In order to save additional power, I have configured my non-root, data disks to spin-down using the hdparm command. ...
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1answer
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Is there any need to install amd graphics drivers if I am running Ubuntu Server?

I run Ubuntu server (12.04, 64-bit). Is there any need to install AMD drivers for my GPU? I do not intend to use any graphical environment, but I am wondering about power consumption. PS: This ...
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Is there any need to install nvidia graphics drivers if I am running Ubuntu Server?

I have googled this question and arrived at no answer, so here I am. If I am going to be running Ubuntu Server, (as before I was running 10.04 Desktop) is there any need to install the Nvidia drivers ...
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1answer
498 views

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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1answer
656 views

How can I improve the power usage of my home Ubuntu server?

So, I have a home Ubuntu server, that I only use rarely, but sometimes use remotely. I would like to have it minimize the power usage, even if it requires a minute to access remotely, as I only use it ...
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2answers
445 views

use setpci to restart ubuntu server after power failure on macbook

I installed ubuntu server 11.10 on my macbook 1,1. In order to reboot after power failure I have to set a specific "AFTERG3" bit using setpci. The solution for a macMini can be found here: ...
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How do I enable power management on Ubuntu Server?

I have Ubuntu Server 11.04 installed on an old noisy laptop. Its only purpose is to run subversion and I commit code quite rarely, but the laptop should work all the time. So I would like to know how ...
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856 views

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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UPS Compatibility with Ubuntu Server

I'm looking into getting battery backup unit to protect my Ubuntu server. How can I find out if it is compatible with Ubuntu (11.04)? Ideally I'd like to be able to tell the server when there is a ...
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Power Management - Sleep / Wake up Server when accessed

I have a headless HP Proliant Microserver with ubuntu installed. This machine has samba shares on it serving media and I usually rdp or ssh into it. Now my issue is I want the machine to go into sleep ...
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Can I modify power-management settings on a laptop running Ubuntu Server?

It's my first time running ubuntu server and I'm trying to figure out a way to prevent the machine from going into suspend mode (I'm guessing) when the Lid is closed on the Laptop. Is it possible to ...
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Is There A Spiceworks Equivalent?

For some reason I vaguely recall there being an equivalent of Spiceworks for Ubuntu. I had it running on an old server that crashed and now I can't remember the name. Any thoughts?
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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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Booting ubuntu desktop into command prompt

I use ubuntu desktop 10.10 on a netbook. Quite often I use it as a proxy server (squid3) and file server (samba) for my network. So when I am using it as a network server, is it possible to boot into ...