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Security, using www-data for sftp connection alternatives

I`m quite new to Linux / Servers but I succesfully got a VPS up & running with linux and apache to access websites. Possible this is a basic question, but I can't really find any answer or good ...
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Cannot configure network on ubuntu server

I have a desktop running ubuntu server(without GUI) on which i want to configure the internet settings. I can connect to internet via same lan port using windows or GUI based linux desktop with dhcp ...
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Apache permission issue

Attempting to set up lamp on a new Ubuntu 15.04 install. I've probably set up lamp on Ubuntu 50 times but this one has me at my wit's end. Not only have I tried everything that I know to get this ...
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Landscape is missing user information in web interface

We have a custom installation of Ubuntu Landscape 15.01 in our network (using the instructions from here: How do I install Landscape for personal use?), and installed several servers that connect to ...
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Ubuntu Samba auto mounted hard drive permission fails

So I plugged in my harddrive to the Ubuntu Samba Server and it automatically mounted it inside media/user/harddrivename/, so far so good. Now I want to share the harddrive like the foldes I share in ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 Server does not boot right after initial installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.4LTS Server on a PC where I had 12.2LTS installed and running smoothly. However, right after the main msg that comes after the installation. It does not boot to the main ...
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MySQL 5.6 does not restart at boot time on Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS

I have installed MySQL 5.6 client/server and libraries on Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS with apt-get. MySQL is set to start by itself at boot time but it does not (done with sysv-rc-conf Default-Start: 2 ...
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Network Interface Traffic Visualizer

I have multiple interfaces active at a time, I want to visualize the bandwidth in/out from the interfaces on my PC. I know iptraf does this without visualization. So, far the closest tool I have ...
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Error with #!/BIN/BASH MAC [on hold]

I am trying to host a unturned server, and I watched a tutorial on youtube. So that is what I wrote in textedit for the launcher of the server (a .command) : #!/BIN/BASH ...
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Landscape “Cannot Connect to Server” however it's getting through the firewall

I have an interesting issue. I have Landscape Personal / Standalone set up and I'm trying to connect my VPSes to it. Landscape Client on the VPS (14.04 x64) says it can't connect to the server, ...
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.htaccess not routing as designed when rewriting dates

I have an .htaccess which is not performing as I think it should. I have a WP site which the owners decided to move the base path for the blog entries as /blog/, so all posts are 404ing now from ...
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How to install MaaS correctly in Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty and commit nodes

I have been trying to install MaaS on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 server. I installed maas with Mutiple server install with MAAS and its running fine. Then I imported pxe-boot images and currently ...
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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my Mail server stops sending any new mails, and i each time i find the blow error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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Cannot get or set to Redis on Vagrant guest from host due to “Error: Connection reset by peer”

I tried to forward guest port 6379 to host 6379 and to 16379 but with no luck. I can connect to redis from guest and set and get, and despite I also can connect to redis from host and get help, I ...
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Apache not starting

So I tried to start my apache2 server with the following command... sudo service apache2 start But then I get this error message... Job for apache2.service failed. See "systemctl status ...
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Software RAID disapears after rebooting

I'm currently trying to setup a media server and I'm having issues with my software RAID. It seems like once I reboot the server the RAID doesn't get assembled despite there being an entry in the ...
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Fake SFTP for Ubuntu

I have a Java project which I'm currently trying to test on my localhost. In production, it sends some files via FTP/SFTP to another server. However, I want to create a local SFTP server on my ...
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How do I get Ubuntu server 14.04 to display after installation on virtual box

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS into oracle Virtual Box, however after installation it says to remove cd from drive and continue to restart. I entered continue, it finished installing and ...
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How to stop SSH disconnect after a a certain amount of time

I connect to my Ubuntu 14.04 VPS using putty. The connection used to just stay alive indefinitely. Now though I seem to be getting a disconnect after a certain amount of time. I have done some ...
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Kolab setup - access denied

I am trying to setup kolab collaboration software on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. I am following the instructions here. The errors I get is during 'setup-kolab': Could not import LDIF file ...
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Aptitude vs Apt-get [duplicate]

Its 2015, and I am still programmed mentally to use Aptitude. Been exploring an authoratitive answer on wether I should finally go back to using Apt-get instead of Aptitude, or stick with my tried and ...
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OpenVPNAS Disable IP logs

How would I disable IP logging in OpenVPNAS server? I looked online but there is literally nothing out there on this subject, and when there is, it says there is a config file but it doesn't say ...
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14.04 server, upstart, network interfaces, and frustrated

Looking for a bit of assistance here. I upgraded from 10.04 to 14.04 last night and now I can't get my network to start-up properly. It is a multi-homed system and I use iptables2 to route traffic ...
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I don't have the ssh-copy-id command (windows client) [on hold]

I'm following this guide to set up an RSA key pair with my VPS. I'm using my Windows PC to follow through with the first part of the guide, and ssh-copy-id does not exist in the command prompt ...
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Bind ACL — add a range of IP addrresses

I've been following this tutorial to set up Bind as the DNS on our home network. Instead of the suggested technique of adding a list of allowed IPs to the ACL in named.conf.options, I wanted to add a ...
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How to install domain name without purchase one [on hold]

Hi it's my first question here i hope get what i need .. The title dos not explain exactly what i mean ..anyway i had installed my own web server on Apache2 and i can access it through public Internet ...
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Linux server as a target for my C code [on hold]

How to use a linux server as a target for my C code written on a different (Windows) machine. Including step by step debugging and etc... All that with Eclipse Env.
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Problems using PostgreSQL with XAMPP

I seem to have trouble getting PostgreSQL to work on XAMPP (using Lubuntu 14.02). I am new to working with both PHP, servers and databases, but I get the following error message. Fatal error: ...
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Can I log into ubuntu if I messed up my authorized_keys file?

I was trying to add another user to log in as and added the new public key into the authorized_keys file. It was it's own line underneath the original key for ubuntu (although I'm now thinking I ...
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Squid server and ubuntu router

I have configured my ubuntu server to be a router and configured the squid proxy to block access to certain websites. The problem is while it does block those websites i cannot access any other ...
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Configuring x11vnc for Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 with Xubuntu Desktop

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS on my old PC and now I would like to access it from another computer in my local network. I would like to configure x11vnc in such a way that it would start ...
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Problems with installation of Ubuntu Server

After selecting the language and hitting "install ubuntu Server" the computer crashes. You can Just see the Language Menu on the screen but you can't do anything. The Numlock does not reakt, and you ...
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To understand the behaviour of script when running over SSH

Alright, lately I have been facing an odd behavior. I have small bash script which simply takes mysql dump remotely and then store data on the server itself which later get rsynced to backup server. ...
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Why don't my php files work on my Apache2 server?

I am trying to get a survey (PHP files) to work on an Apache server. I tried it first with XAMPP, but then got the following error message: Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
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FFserver-FFmpeg Missing Audio stream which is needed

I have been playing around with ffserver, and ffmpeg to set a real time stream with my webcam. I once (actually 4-5 times) got it to work but now every time I try to launch the server I got this ...
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OpenSSH .ppk file not working - host does not exist?

I have two machines: A server running Lubuntu (ragendbin) A PC running Windows 7 (farore) I have been using SSH to access the Lubuntu server from the Windows PC. However, until now I have been ...
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tftpd-hpa How can I set “blksize” option?

I'm using tftp server (tftpd-hpa) for booting from PXE via LAN. I know, that default block size for TFTP protocol is 512 bytes, and for it download speed is very slow. It can accelerate changing ...
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Connecting Sun Ray 2 to ubuntu

Is it possible to use Sun Ray 2 thin clients to connect to ubuntu desktop? We have 6 Sun Ray 2 thin clients and one IBM server with AMD processor. I need to install ubuntu server/desktop on server and ...
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How to Create A Virtual Sound Card In Ubuntu Vps?

i have 12.04 32bit and i do not have card sound i searched in everything and everywhere but i did not find anything. i tired to install pulse audio control and gnome alsa mixer but both did not worke. ...
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server cs1.6 vps amazon ubuntu dont work

I have a problem with my amazon Ubuntu VPS. I tried to open cs1.6 server. I opened a port 27015 :iptables -I INPUT -p udp --dport 27015 -j ACCEPT and it's done. I put this command in putty : ...
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I wanna upgrade ubuntu without updating some software [on hold]

I wanna upgrade Ubuntu Server without updating some software my Ubuntu is 11.10 and I wanna upgrade 12.04. the problem is when I run "do-release-upgrade" it will update All softwares and will destroy ...
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GParted won't let me edit a partition

I have this 72 GB hard disk that I installed Ubuntu 14.02 LTS 64 bit on. Now, I want to split it and leave 50 GBs for Ubuntu and install in the to-be-created partition the server version of the OS. ...
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Configure separate SSH access on multiple interfaces for SPA

I'm trying out SPA with a client and a server machine that has 2 ethernet interfaces eth0 and eth1. I want to enable separate SSH access on both interfaces that are configured with their own static ...
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Ubuntu Server license type

I am writing simple report for my company's board. Is that possible to simple tell what kind of license is used in Ubuntu Server? I would like to know if thats possible to let the Ubuntu Server in ...
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Proftpd on Ubuntu Server File Permissions Issue

I'm using proftpd on a Ubuntu server and the FTP is working on a directory with 777 permissions. Files are uploaded as ftpuser:ftpgroup which is correct. However, on a directory owned by someone else ...
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Config multiple IPs for apache server

We have a Rootserver and the Support guy told us "you have 5 IPs and I configured one" Now I edited the file /etc/network/interfaces to following: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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boot delays - old ssh connect to host messages connection timed out

I tried searching for a solution elsewhere, but nothing looks like this problem. After restarting our server, we get boot messages such as the following: ssh: connect to host dev.contractor.com port ...
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MySQL Crontab Check

I have a serverpilot.io server running from digitalocean (1gb Ram), MySQL will crash once a week, the stats say the server is using ~256 mb out of 1 gb, but mysql will crash saying out of memory.... ...
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Backup & restore of SSH keys?

I have a gitlab install on a ubuntu 14.04 server and am moving to to another server (same IP), also Ubuntu 14.04. I would like to transfer the host keys so that users can keep using the same keys they ...
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Different SOCKS proxy for each local machine

I have a local network of N hosts, connected to a local router running Kerio. I also have a Hetzner server running, which is authenticated to access a number of SOCKS proxies. I'm looking for ...