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Postfix did not work with MailScanner Ubuntu Server 14

I did postfix server (this tutorial http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-mail-server-ubuntu-14-04/) and everything works, it means I can send and retrieve emails. But when I add MailScanner (this ...
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Monitor Usage and Switch Off

Good day, I am currently looking at renting a VPS server for our Gaming group to use as a TeamSpeak server. We would like to keep it local, but are limited to resources and funds. I have found a ...
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problem during GSN installation

grant usage on . to gsn@localhost identified by ‘gsnpassword’; is this a correct syntax for user 'gsn' to connect to the server from localhost using the password 'gsnpassword':in Mysql Server version ...
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ubuntu server share folder inside vm to other vm

I have VMs(Ubuntu server and Windows7) How do i able to make ubuntu server share folder to Window 7 ? and window 7 is able to seeing shared folder from ubuntu server ?
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Samba Domain is same as hostname, fastest way to change?

So, I've been following this tutorial for my first ever samba Domain Controller setup. However, I wasn't really thinking straight during the process, and assigned the domain name the same as the ...
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Connect (rdp) debian server from linux mint machine [on hold]

I am trying to have desktop access to a debian server through my linux machine (using remmina as the software). Till now I have the necessary credentials to create a ssh connection. So far I have done ...
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Samba bug, need help running a command at boot to fix it

I have this bug in the latest Samba available in the Ubuntu 15.10 repository. As Sylvain Pasche says, you can work around it by doing the following: mkdir /mnt/root mount -o rbind / /mnt/root The ...
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GRUB could not be installed on softraid (mdadm on 14.04.03 server)

I ve got some problems with installing latest 14.04.3 The bug is described here. After using mdadm to create software raid5 (3 HDD) partition, the GRUB refuses to install. Updating the update-grub ...
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Wondershaper won't work for values 9950+ [on hold]

I'm strugling with traffic shaping on my video-streaming server. I'm thrilled how does the wondershaper work, however, I can't set more than 9950 (approx. 1,75MB/s) for uploading. If I set anything ...
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Mysql installation failed

Mysql server is failed to start suddenly, so I just uninstalled it and tried to reinstall again. But, While installing the mysql server using #apt-get install mysql-server-5.6 I got the following ...
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apache doesn't restart on Ubuntu 14.04 server reboot

I have recently clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 server. Recently I noticed when I reboot my server Apache 2.4.7 won't start automatically - If I try to restart it I get " There are processes named ...
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Ubuntu server not showing up in Windows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 to run a file server. I have samba installed. It will not show up in my Windows network area, and sometimes it will let me connect to my windows shared files from the Linux ...
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ssh local ipaddress

I am trying to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on my local laptop. I have 2 VMs running ubuntu. I am able to successfully run hadoop on each one of these VMs as single-node. To configure ...
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Static LAN IP Problems on Ubuntu

I'm having problem on defining static IP to my machine. I want to declare a static IP which connects to router with wireless, those lines below are the settings in /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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Parse Error:Syntax Error T_String

I have ubuntu as guest on virtualbox and host is Windows 7 ultimate. phpinfo(); in test.php at /var/www/ displays the proper information, yet when I echo something out, I receive : Parse Error:Syntax ...
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How to broadcast local server as wifi hotspot

I have a local server running on 127.0.0.1:8008. I would like to use my ubuntu laptop as a wifi hostspot to allow users to access the server running on this port. I read ...
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Error in restarting apache2

I done a lot but still getting error in restarting apache2. * Restarting web server apache2 AH00112: Warning: DocumentRoot [/home/test.com] does not ...
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Some jar files count as .zip?

I have a server for Minecraft and i just recently updated to java 8 update 73, iIfollowed some tutorials to get it installed, I also use the command to set it as default... but only the jar files on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install fail

I am using legacy boot. I install server 14.04.3 but when I reboot I get nothing. It never boots and never gives up and tries netboot, it just hangs, black screen. It appears to be a hardware issue ...
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Increase the root partition size on Ubuntu Server 14.04

How can I increase the root partition size of a virtualized Ubuntu Server 14.04 using the CLI?
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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Issues with Samba Connection

So I'm building my first home server and am having issues with the samba system all my computers can detect it but I am receiving errors telling me it is unaccessible. The computers in the house are ...
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How to configure email sending?

I am setting up Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, and want to configure automatic updates with email notifications. Ubuntu Server Guide talks about two places where I can specify email TO address: ...
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Samba4, chgrp: invalid group: `domain admins'

I am following the steps in this tutorial "https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs" to share folders, but when I get "# chgrp" Domain Admins "/ srv / samba / Demo /" i get "hgrp: ...
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ntp.conf error. unexpected T_String, expecting T_EOC

Having a problem with my NTP server. It is an Ubuntu 14.04 VM. It seems to hang after a day or so of running. When it's up, it's working fine. I'm seeing these errors in syslog: ntpd[901]: syntax ...
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updating Ubuntu, version differences

Okay, so after looking through the forum and carefully checking the 'may already have your answer' section. I have decided to ask this question. First some background, I'm in charge of about 9 Linux ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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Restoring backups made with rsnapshot

So I have configured my backup server to pull full system backups from my prod server using rsnapshot. Here is the exclude list that I used for my backups: - /lost+found - /media/* - /cdrom/* - ...
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Config for direct network connection between 2 servers both with connection to switch

I have the following setup: Server 1 eth0 > Switch Server 2 eth0 > Switch eth0 on both currently uses DHCP where the DHCP server will assign the same IP each time, so they have static IPs. ...
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What is the proper way to allow multiple users access to /var/www?

Software Versions Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 I have a small web server set up and have about 5 users for whom I host websites. My web structure is like this: /var/www/user1 /var/www/user2 ...
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Copying backups from remote server to local machine with a cronjob?

I have two remote servers, one running Apache and MySQL, and another Apache and Postgresql. Using these (https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Automated_Backup_on_Linux) scripts as reference, I've created ...
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Abnormal usage for memory

These days, my linux VPS is very slow, for that I've installed htop package using apt-get to see what is happening to my server. When I opened htop, I see that my server is using approximatively 700 ...
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Errore GnuTLS -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

VSFTPD raise this error after checking the password of users that don't have a shell login to the server. I have it and I can login without any problem. This is the log I see in Filezilla: Stato: ...
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Ubuntu server content security [on hold]

I am learning server side administration ... I can across one requirement where I want to setup a local server(preferably Ubuntu server) such that it connects to computer on same network. My ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Windows 10 Machine using Oracle Virtual Box 5.0.12 r104815, but cannot get past the "Select and install software" step. I've tried running Virtual Box as ...
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Error Access to share folder with samba4

Hello I try share a folder with samba4-ac-dc I do the next steps: sudo mkdir /data/Users in smb.conf add the following lines: [Users] path = /data/Users read only = no sudo service samba restart ...
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Forcing password policies - domain user management like Active Directory

Good topic: user management for 10+ ubuntu machines The goal: force globally password policies on Ubuntu Desktop machines (force password change, force password complexity). Would be good but not ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 kernel panic

I am trying to figure out the reason for the Ubuntu 12.04.4 server freezing. OS and Kernel: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64) This is a vanilla installation without any ...
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Why can't I log in to my Samba share on my home network?

Recently I've had to reinstall Ubuntu Server 15.10 64-bit after wiping my home server due to an insecure password-only SSH server sitting on it for too long. Now, I'm plagued with setting my machine ...
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Add two root users during installation during installation + managing it - Ubuntu server

I would like to ask you all, that is it possible to enter some kind of script before entering the setup screen to be able to add 2 root users instantly. I am at the beginning of creating 190 virtual ...
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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point the domain to the real folder when there is another config use ssl certification

i have an ubuntu server on digitalocean i'm using apahce2 the problem is i have three domain one of theses config file has ssl certification and when i'm on the browser and i use https with any ...
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* Restarting web server apache2

when i restart my apache2 i look this msg : Restarting web server apache2 AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified ...
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Deluge Daemon fails to start on Ubuntu 15 systemd error: code=exited, status=203/EXEC

Trying to install deluge by following this guide on a new Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I have looked at the two most likely linked questions, but I can't discern an answer and the error message is different from ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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How to detect irregular activity in LAN/PC? [on hold]

As I've just set up nice SSH server and everything so I was wondering if there are any ways to monitor my computer and my LAN from any suspicious/unusual activity? Additional information: The lower ...
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Ubuntu Unused Space

I have an ubuntu server running. At first i only allocated 100Gb which wasnt enough. I added more space to the partition using gparted after reading how on several posts. However, even though it shows ...
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How can I setup multiple users to connect to an ubuntu server?

I have recently been setting up a samba file server. I have managed to connect my windows pc to the main account (I went map network drive then \servername\user) However, there are other people who ...
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GDM not starting after installing GNOME 3 on Ubuntu Server 15.10

First thing after installing Ubuntu Server 15.10, I got all the updates and installed GNOME 3.16.4: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell But after a reboot I ...
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Failing at running a script on startup (Ubuntu server)

I have some tutorials on how to run a script at startup on ubuntu server, but it keeps failing with status=203 Here is the script.sh file i wrote in /etc/init.d : ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...