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Unable to connect to server on internal network

I have an Ubuntu server hosting a web server and various other things. If I were to ping 192.168.1.5 from my laptop the connection just takes a while and times out. If I'm sitting right next to the ...
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Getting error with dpkg

I recently upgrade my 14.04 server to 14.10 and I got this error message during the upgrade: Setting up sysv-rc (2.88dsf-41ubuntu18) ... info: Reordering boot system, log to ...
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Home directory permission problems

Permissions on my system (Ubuntu Server 14.10) have somehow become messed up. I've been experiencing problems on and off with various things (mainly /var/www and subdirectories), but today it affected ...
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How do I stop default localhost virtualhost from directing to named virtual host?

So a little background info first: using PhpStorm IDE (actually not important but just relaying info) using Vagrant running an Ubuntu 14.04 box (use of Vagrant also not important) have main ...
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Displaying command progress in SSH terminal

I'm currently upgrading my Ubuntu server from 14.04 to 14.10, and I'm curious about something. If my SSH session gets disconnected during either this or any other long-running command, reopening the ...
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No internet on Ubuntu Server 14.04 or 12.04

I am relatively new at Ubuntu, and am trying to install Ubuntu Server on a commercial network at an academic institution. When installing Ubuntu Desktop, I can automatically pull an IP address and ...
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User stopped being sudoer after release upgrade

I've upgraded one of web server, that was running Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 (No downtime since it's creation, though serving 10-40k requests/daily). sudo apt-get install update-manager-core ...
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Pocket-Sized battery powered devices that can run Ubuntu [on hold]

I am looking for battery powered devices that can be carried around quite easily, ie. in the pocket or if this is not possible, devices that are similar to the size of an external hard drive and can ...
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Server installation: vfat mount failure

I keep getting this message: the attempt to mount a filesystem with type vfat in SCSI3 (0,0,0), partition #1 (sbd) /boot/efi failed
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How do i configure raid for HP DL380 Server in ubuntu 12.04 server

HP DL380 proliant server G7 is ubuntu 12.04 sever edition supports this server or not and also raid availability is there or not? please help me with the solution.
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Occasional connection failures to smbd server after 14.10 update

I've updated a server from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Now, I'm getting weird problems when connecting from my Ubuntu 14.04 client to a Samba share on the server. Previously, the connection would always ...
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SSL on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I cant figure out how to activate ssl on apache2 in ubuntu server 14.04 `? on my ubuntu server i have installed lamp owncloud i havent made any configuration on the lamp server yet. only isntalled ...
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I can't upgrade kernel on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

today I made a mistake and now I don't know how can I fix it. I updated the kernel using dist-upgrade and I installed Linux 3.13.0-39-generic on my server. I had Linux 3.13.0-37-generic. The thing ...
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Can not start the Virtual Machine No KVM Installed

Ok so my Server Crashed Y'day. So I bought a another WS and plug in the HDD's. Booted up did very little changes and everything was working fine EXCEPT!!! the Virtual Machines inside VMM and the VM ...
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Using Bind for DNS request and serving A records

I have asked in a few places and do not seem to be able to get an answer. I have a subdomain ie ddns.example.com pointed to a server. I intend to give users a hostname ie bob.ddns.example.com. ...
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Ubuntu Terminal server for Windows clients

We plan to provide internet access for production users in a secure way with a terminal server. I need suggestions on how to create a Ubuntu terminal server for minimal application us like Firefox ...
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Can I (safely) explore linux server using oracle VM

I am a computer science student and know how to use terminal commands etc. in the Linux OS. I am currently trying to learn how to use Linux Server and in order to save me having to install two OSs ...
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ip routing / firewall to lock processes out of eth0 but allow them on eth1?

as shown by my previous questions on AskUbuntu, I'm setting up a server, but am hampered by my lack of experience with this. So, here's another question I hope someone can help me figure out. My ...
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Webmin file manger is not working

I am trying to install File Manager when I select it on screen it is showing 'This pulg-in is not supported ' I am using ubuntu 14.04.1 and webmin version 1.710
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get python scripts working on apache2 in ubuntu 14.04

dear people of askubuntu, I am new with ubuntu and working on a project that used to work before I came here. I have the following setup: a folder /var/www/localhost wich contains all my html files ...
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Grid Computing with old PCs

I got almost 12 old PCs (P4 and similar) and i'd like to use them as if I had 1 single PC in order to use the computing power to compile and the harddrive as in a big nas. I gave a loot to ubuntu ...
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Problem in running nginx in ubuntu 14.04

I installed nginx using sudo apt-get install nginx.After that I tried to run it on localhost:8080 by sudo service nginx start. It was giving nothing as "starting server" or things like that.It just ...
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How does MAAS enlist bare metal nodes and how does it know the superusers account and password of BMC?

I recently installed a MAAS Server which is based on Ubuntu trusty amd-64 server. Everything works fine, but I have a question about how MAAS enlist bare metal nodes? See I have a 2U4N server and a ...
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Where is “session sufficient pam_lsass.so” and the “/usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf”

I am new in Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I am setting up a Samba File Server and join it to our domain. I configured some of the configuration, but in the step 6 of this guide, I was unable to ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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Auto updating when installing! How to disable? Very strange

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04.3. However, when installed, it is installed 12.04.5, when I need 12.04.3 to run a game-server. I have ticked off "No automatic updates" but it still installs ...
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ACL permission defaults are not applying to new files

I am trying to set up ACL's so that all new sub-directories and files withing a directory automatically inherit it's parents permissions. From what I understand I could achieve this by setting the ...
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Dovecot stuck in stop/waiting

im trying to build a mail server (postfix + dovecot). after the installation, tried to check if dovecot is working by : service dovecot status: start/prestart statement. the only thing i did was ...
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Automatically run Pelican on system boot

I'm running Pelican on my server to generate static html pages for my website. I can log in to my server via SSH, navigate to the directory where the my site files are stored (source in markdown) ...
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samba upgrade on ubuntu

good day , my name is saleem ali from trinidad and tobago . i would like some assistance - i have a server running samba along with squid but i would like to create a new server to run samba alone the ...
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Entering an encrytion phrase through a serial port connection

I am building an Ubuntu 14.04 stand alone server, text install. I have rerouted the console through serial port /dev/ttyS0. During boot I am getting the full boot up display through the serial port. ...
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Uploading a torrent file in utorrent server

I use u Torrent Server 3.0 but I don't know how to upload a torrent so others can download it. I've been searching since yesterday but I can't find anything to help me. Could anyone describe the ...
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configure isc-dhcp-server if dhcp server already exist from routers

how configure isc-dhcp-server on ubuntu server 14.04 if dhcp server already exist from router device (Linksys E900), and i still want use PXE boot? Thx Ivan
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Which IP addresses do I enter in /etc/network/interfaces?

I am trying to setup a webserver with Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I am struggling with the /etc/network/interfaces file. This is my setup. Router IP 192.168.1.254 Externel static IP 212.195.**.*5 (Blanked ...
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ubuntu server: network precedence (wired before wifi)

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and have both "auto wlan0" and "auto p4p1" in my /etc/network/interfaces file as I have both a wifi card and a network port (described here). I want the computer to ...
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UFW is blocking all even when I set rules to allow

I am using an ubuntu server, Now I am trying to enable the firewall using these commands: ufw default deny incoming ufw default allow outgoing ufw allow ssh ufw allow www ufw allow https ufw enable ...
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Fresh Server 14.04 install: “Unable to locate package (xyz)” for everything; How do I edit sources.list?

I can't install anything with apt-get on my fresh 14.04 Server installation. I get Unable to locate package [xyz] for everything I try. sudo apt-get update does nothing. This page implies that I need ...
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I disabled root access on my server, but now I cant FTP files to /var/www/, any solutions?

Following a tutorial for Linode to host a server securely, I disabled root user. I have regular user, and I can always type in sudo if I want to make changes. The problem exists when I try to FTP ...
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Teamviewer not working (no connection)

I installed teamviewer on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I downloaded from the Teamviewer homepage the 32-bit version and run: sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb I usually use this machine directly (not ...
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add repositories to ubuntu server 14.04

NB: I'm a (nearly) comlete newb. I just booted 1st time into Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS (no GUI), enabled UFW, went to update with sudo apt-get update and the results showed this: Ign ...
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ubuntu server: wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on my computer that has both a wired network port and a wifi card. I would like for the server to use the wired network if is not available, and use wifi when it ...
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Issue with www-data user and /home/user/www permissions

I have an issue with the use of /home as www folder. Actually I'm using userdir mod on ubuntu 14.04 and apache2.4 in order to have all my websites in home folder. Everything was working so far. But I ...
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Can't send email to my own domain

I've set up sendmail on my ubuntu server and I have the following PHP code set up to email my own domain contact@example.com: $subject = "Hello!"; $message = "This is a test."; $header = "From: " . ...
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Will apache2 restart automatically if it's processes die on the server?

Will apache2 restart automatically if it's processes die on the server? As I understand it, apache2 starts by using SysV with links in /etc/rc?.d/. I can see them using this command: ls -l ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 - PPTPD VPN few questions that are for me confusing

Seeking for some tutorials over the internet a made it to work pptpd service. I used it for quite long (1 year) now i need to access diferent subnet but i didnt succes. So suposing i need to access ...
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email - Postfix name issue with using $header “name <email>”

I've set up Postfix on my Ubuntu+Nginx machine to send mail and I'm running in to one issue. The issue is that the from name is www-data with the email ...
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Why does ubuntu server (KVM) shuts down itself

My ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-37-generic-pae i686) shuts down by itself in different times I can't find what's causing it. It has installed on Virtual Machine Manager 0.9.1 that is ...
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How to access mail in an organized manner

I just finished setting up postfix on my ubuntu 14.04 server, however, to access my mail I have to use command line. How can I make it so that I can access the mail in an organized manner, like ...
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How to integrate redirect 301 from /index.php to / on apache2

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server and my Document Root is /var/www/. I have an index.php and I want to set it to redirect to /. These are the contents of the Directory directive at ...
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Cannot access the eCampus website of my university [on hold]

I'm trying to access my university's ecampus website(using Mozilla Firefox) and I cannot access it(the page remains blank). The link is the following: http://ecampus.ucn.dk --I can access the page ...