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Ubuntu Server: /etc/fstab edited without my permission - Can't Start Ubuntu

Afternoon all. I recently created a clean install of Ubuntu Server 14.04 I access it through Windows Remote Desktop Connection using XRDP and have installed OpenVPN. The only other use is as a DLNA ...
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problem editing sshd_config

We currently have a vulnerability in SSH (Ubuntu Server 10.04) that requires us to remove MD5 and RC4 from SSH, we did it correctly in 4 servers, but when we edit it on one server in particular and ...
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openssh: Permission denied

I am new to ubuntu and just started to configure my first ubuntu server. The problem is with openssh. I made openssh server using tasksel. Forwarded port 22 on router to Server IP. In the local ...
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mysql-server not installing on ubuntu [duplicate]

I had a problem in mysql login so i tried to reinstall mysql-server But I am unable to reinstall *Ubuntu Version 13.04 I tried following command apt-get update apt-get install mysql-server ...
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Transfer mails between two servers

I have two servers running on Ubuntu 14.04 . Postfix and Dovcote installed on both. Mail server is running properly on both . I want to transfer mail from Server 1 to Server 2 . Can anyone suggest the ...
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Bind more than 1 port over SSH?

I use SSH for managing linux servers. Sometimes I need to bind ports from the server to my client. I do this this way: sudo ssh <serverUser>@<server> -L ...
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What's the minimum disk space requirement for Ubuntu Server?

This page suggests that 1 GB is sufficient, but when I tried installing it on a VM with a 1 GB virtual hard disk, I received a "Failed to partition the selected disk" error indicating that the disk ...
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Can't reach server on eth0 when connected to OpenVPN on tun0

I have a desktop (Utopic) and a home server (Trusty) connected to a home router. The router is set to forward some ports to the server. When I connect the server to an OpenVPN provider (on tun0 ...
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snmpwalk -Of does not display textual OID

We are having problem running this snmpwalk on Ubuntu server 14.04. snmpwalk -v 2c -Of -c public localhost Or snmpwalk -v 2c -Of -m SNMPv2-MIB -c public localhost Both of them do not display the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not recognize the hard drive on PowerEdge 2950 with SAS6 iR

I have a power edge 2950 with SAS6 iR without PERC and one single hard disk, the SAS controller is active on BIOS but when I try to install ubuntu server 14.04 it shows: One or more drives containing ...
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Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
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ubuntu guest network issue

On my Mac host, in Virtualbox->Settings->Network, I chose Bridged Adapter and en1 Wi-Fi (Airport) interface, check marked Cable Connected. On the ubuntu guest, eth0 is assigned ip address in the same ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet connection sharing questions

first up im pretty new to ubuntu/linux in general. I have a ubuntu 14.04 server with 2 nics in it. eth0 (with subnet 192.168.0.0) is connected directly to my router for internet and eth1 (192.168.1.0) ...
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Postfix SASL Authentification not applied

I've a problem: I set up a Postfix and want to apply SASL user auth over cyprus. But the Problem is that Postfix won't accept the SASL auth or even the TLS encryption which i configured. In the ...
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Mount Windows File Share and acces them on ubuntu 14.04 server

I have created a windows file share windows server 2012 on one of the data centre and i want to access the file share in another data centre on ubuntu server 14.04 I am able to ping both the machines ...
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Why has xampp folder in opt/xampp disapeared and stopted working?

I successfully installed xampp yesterday. I say successfully, because I was able to start the server using sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start, and xampp index page worked perfectly. I then decided to ...
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Cron : How to delete directory via cron

I have allready installed cron and here it is 1 0 * * * rm -R /path/to/my/folder/$(date +'%Y-%m-%d' -d "yesterday") I want to delete every day folder with "Yesterday name" LIKE "2014-12-14" ...
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Error starting ClamAV daemon

I can't get the ClamAV daemon to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. Here's what I get when I try to start the service: sudo service clamav-daemon start * Starting ClamAV daemon clamd [fail] When I ...
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System consumes all memory even after hardware upgrade

Previously, I had a 4GB RAM server with Linode. Several times, I did "free -m" command to check available memory. Most of the times it showed less than 200 Mb free. Major processes I am running ...
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Trying to set up Apache Virtual Server on Virtualbox

I have set up an Ubuntu 14.04 server with a Lubuntu front end in Virtualbox. I now want to configure two virtual servers on this system (something I have already done successfully on Windows). I just ...
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Connect headless server to OpenVPN

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. I'd like to use a commercial VPN service to secure the server's internet connection, and my VPN provider uses passphrases for authentication. I've ...
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Couldn't Configure SNMP in Ubuntu

I'm trying to monitor Ubuntu server 12.04 via Solarwinds sever which requires to enable SNMP on the Ubuntu. I update the following line in the /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf : rocommunity secret 10.0.0.0/16 ...
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how to host git repository via ssh on ubuntu 14.04?

I want to create git server and want to host a java project which has been written in 3 tier archituctere, it means that their might be multiple project(git repository) such as client, server, common ...
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Disk is full but SDA3 has space

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a dedicated server for a website. After every couple of hours, it starts giving errors that the disk is full. I used some basic commands to see the space, and only root is ...
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Ubuntu download very slow under VM

I install ubuntu server14.04 on VM, Ram 1024, Hdd 512GB on separate HDD, but it's running slow. To make "sudo apt-get upgrade" my ubuntu i wait one and a half hour. Please help to make faster
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Best service to backup from ubuntu server

I have a home server based on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I use it as a home backup system for the various computers around the house. I would like to have a backup of my backup that is not on-site. I am ...
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Oscillating disk performance

I recently upgraded my server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. It used to run flawlessly, perfect in every way, but now I'm getting massive dropouts in the media streaming it provides So far the only ...
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How to update MySQL Server, MySQL Client and phpMyAdmin to the latest stable versions on my local machine running on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. I've already installed LAMP server on my machine. I'm using following Apache HTTP Server version. I got following information after I type following ...
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PHPMYADMIN /phpmyadmin was not found on this server

PHPMYADMIN is installed in my computer and I removed and reinstalled it just now Yet I am unable to access the phpmyadmin Your suggestions are kindly appreciated. Thank you in advance
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Spamassassin can't start on 14.04 server

The machine is Ubuntu 14.04 Server. When I tried to start spamassassin it looks like following: enter code here:~# service spamassassin start Starting SpamAssassin Mail Filter Daemon: server socket ...
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Black screen ubuntu server 14.04 after install

i had install ubuntu 14.04 server on my pc using bootable usb. once i installed and try to reboot. server doesn't boot up. it is when i plugged in the usb drive until it boots up.
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Cannot get Ubuntu Server 14 to boot

I have been having a problem after a power outage last night. The computer rebooted after the power came back online but sat at the Mac Grey startup screen with a folder and question mark in it which ...
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cant sftp into ubuntu server

Hey guys I've set up an openssh server, but I still cant sftp or ftp into my ubuntu server. I am always getting login failed errors for every attempt i try to make. I am running ubuntu 14.10 I ...
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Help configuring postfix locally

It's my first time configuring a mail server so I'm having some problems. The situation is this: I have 2 virtual machines (V1 and V2), both connected on the same network. The idea is that V1 send ...
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I can no longer add a static route for a single host with /32 subnet mask in /etc/network/interfaces

Everything was working fine until today's reboot for updates. Basically I have a server with 2 network interfaces. One is the primary interface eth0 with internet connection. The other interface eth1 ...
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screen command “No space left on device”

I got "Cannot make directory '/var/run/screen/S-test': No space left on device" error when creating screen session. As the message saying, there is no space left. My question is: is there a parameter ...
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OpenVPN Will not Create a Tun0 Interface

I've followed all of the appropriate steps under Server Installation and Simple Server Setup according to the Ubuntu14.04 guide, but in the last step I run openvpn on the server (command: service ...
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'command not found' after disk clone

I cloned the OS disk using a disk cloning device. Booting of Ubuntu off the cloned disk was successful, however, every command returned the error 'command not found.' If I reboot the machine it fixes ...
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hbase directory could not create?

I have installed Hadoop and Standalone Hbase 0.98.8 on my virtual ubuntu server. I am trying to install Hbase Pseudo Distrubuted. I did all of steps in there : ...
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forward an exact copy of all mail to second arcive mail server [migrated]

I am setting up an mail server with postfix at the moment, and I am almost done with it. But i need to archive all incoming mails. My first setup was to set the sender_bcc_maps parameter and the ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How to repack imagemagick? [on hold]

Help me! How to repack imagemagick(64bit) in imagemagick(32bit) on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 64bit?
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Why can't I upload files to SFTP home folder?

I configured SFTP using the guide “Remote Access over SFTP on Ubuntu 14.04”, but I’m confused by the directory structure. Why should I create another folder inside the home directory for upload? “How ...
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My Ubuntu Server is missing some basic stuff ie: apt-get man ect

I recently installed ubuntu server on a old dell xps. I was tring to install some drivers off a cd for a usb dongle but I noticed that the cd said it was blank. The cd is a mini or half sized cd. the ...
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Why is my /etc/network/interfaces not connecting to my WPA wireless network?

I have two identical desktops running Ubuntu server 14.04. During the install process I only selected Ubuntu server, no other packages. Desktop #1) This was my first linux build, and so fumbled ...
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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how to increse the size of partitions on ubuntu via command line [duplicate]

We have a FOG server running on Ubuntu Linux but unfortunately we realized that we need to increase the size of every partition(root, home, boot ...) on this system due to need to more space for FOG ...
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Create files in folders created by other users

I would really appreciate any help you guys can give me with the problem im having. First of all, im pretty comfortable with command line but by no means an linux expert so I would appreciate some ...
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Juju misconfigures neutron setup ?! Cannot connect to instances

Setup is as follows, workstation <-> Maas server <-> 3 VM's - Instances Maas Server and the VM's are deployed in vSphere. The Maas server's eth1 has 10.4.x.x which is acting as DHCP manager ...