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Stuck installing ubuntu server from lubuntu without CD

Using the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux#Without_CD under "Without CD" At steps 5 and 6 I keep getting "segmentation fault (Core Dumped)" I am trying to ...
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How do i secure[hardening] existing Ubuntu productions servers?

I would like to apply server hardening policy[securing] on existing ubuntu production servers. Will lead any issues after applying?.. What s the best practices to apply hardening on existing ...
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Problem Connecting To Server (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a school server that I am usually connecting to using the following command from the terminal: ssh myUserName@my.server.com However, if I try to connect using Network - Connect to Server, I ...
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How to create a virtual video device in ubuntu

I have a local server which just publish video to a address http://localhost:8080 I can get the video on any browser in the local network. Is there a way to create a virtual video device which will ...
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Unable to connect to server from client machines after upgrade of Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

After accepting the upgrade notice from 14.10 to 15.04 several "program errors" have resulted in 1.File system being loaded as "read only" and dropping me on the command line. Solved that issue. Now ...
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Weird bug with SSH, Unison and Samba?

I am running two servers, one at home (Server 1) and one at the office (Server 2). Both of these servers run a couple of Samba share directories which are synced every 30 minutes with Unison - the ...
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Cambie de O.S. pero solo en mi disco C. ahora quiero usar mi disco de datos pero no lo lee

Que tal, cambie mi sistema operativo de windows 8.1 a linux ubuntu, pero antes de cambiar mi sistema operativo yo tenia dos discos (lo tipico en windows) EL disco "C" y el "D", el sistema operativo ...
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Manually partitioning 15.04 Server for RAID 0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server (15.04) on a 2012 Mac mini with two 240GB SSDs. I recognize that Macs can be tricky with EFI v. BIOS, but that's another issue. I'd like to install Ubuntu Server on ...
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Blank Page of phpMyAdmin

guys. I want to ask. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with eth0 IP : 192.168.0.252 and lo IP : 127.0.1.1 and connected with local network. 2 client PCs are connected too. (I'm sorry previously because ...
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ssh stopped working due to roaming

I've got an openssh sshd/client installed on my laptop, but I can't connect to any servers from this machine. whenever I try to, it just hangs like so: ...
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apache is becoming the owner of my user's files

I've got a hosting account at Bluehost, and my own server at home. Recently I moved a couple of sites off of that Bluehost account and onto my server. I'm used to an environment where I have a ...
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Access to X server denied from command line

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 and the gnome3 desktop environment. If I try to run a GUI program from the command line ( like gedit ), I get: XXXXX:~$ gedit No protocol specified ** (gedit:3299): ...
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Ubuntu LTSP - no icons and top panel

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit desktop, to use as an LTSP server. I've configured networks and everything and thin clients connect to it, but after logging in there is only the background image. I ...
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I forgot my Phpmyadmin username and password?

I forgot my Phpmyadmin username and password.I have installed phpmyadmin very long back but I forgot those login details now what should I do to access back the phpmyadmin panel ?
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installed Ubuntu server in hp proliant ml350 g6 not booting up

Just now installed Ubuntu Server os in hp proliant ml350 g6, after the restart it's not booting up, showing Attempting Boot from Hard Drive (C:)
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Ubuntu server GUI without internet

I'm new to linux but I know about the startx command which is not working. I just installed Ubuntu Server (the newest version) on a old computer. I have it working but I am unable to launch the gui. I ...
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Reverse lookup only works when db.192 wrongly configured

Following this tutorial reverse lookup stubbornly fails to work for as long as db.192 is configured as is instructed. However, if I change the line: @ IN SQA server.domain.home. ...
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connecting an Ethernet which needs a password and a user name?

I have an account through a wired network (Ethernet) internet provider - a person that have an internet LAN and share it with neighbours in exchange with money - every one of us have an account and a ...
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Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu server [duplicate]

How would I go about converting Ubuntu Desktop to a Ubuntu server and add the web-main feature on my server?
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Clock on remote server is not syncing with local time

I run a health clinic. Our patient records are on a protected server on the east coast. When I log in the clock on the server is not syncing to the clock on my local computer. This throws off time ...
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HTML form data not getting to PHP handling program

I am sure this question must have been asked and answered but I cannot find an answer that works for my problem anywhere on the internet. I cannot get any html form data to show up in the php program ...
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Is it a good practice to edit files in /etc/apache2/mod-available?

I need to edit some directives in my SSL config for Apache. The direct way would be to edit /etc/apache2/mods-available/ssl.conf. Could my changes be overwritten by a package update? Would it be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server - How to interpret this syslog entries about eth0 interface?

I am getting in my Ubuntu 12.04 server the following errors in syslog/dmesg. Recently the server became multiple times slow in network and causing at time hung application and many errors with ...
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help for an ftp dummy

hi I am running ubuntu server 15.04 64 bit, I would like to setup an ftp so I can access my files on my server while I'm not at home on my mobile phone or TAFE (it's like school)as I have been told it ...
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What is the cloud image default login?

I downloaded ubuntu-14.04-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img and create a VM from it using virsh. It boots up fine and I get its IP address except that it looks for a configuration server. However it ...
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Deluge Daemon (deluged) Service in Ubuntu Server 15.04

I guess I need some help with creating a Deluge Deamon Service on Ubuntu Server 15.04. I followed this guide to configure Deluge Deamon and Deluge Web UI on my home computer. This is my ...
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HostGator to Amazon PHP send mail not working

After I transferred hosts from hostgator to aws ubuntu, all my send mail does not work. for example when someone register's, it is supposed to send an automated email to that user. I am using X-Mailer ...
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php file_get_contents causes segmentation fault (11)

I'm having a problem where the php function file_get_contents causes segmentation fault (11) error. This problem started when many of my php scripts suddenly started causing browser errors like ...
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LXC is returning an error when creating new unprivileged containers

I recently migrated to a new server (Ubuntu 14.04, dedicated, not virtual) and installed LXC 1.1.2. I had LXC set up on my previous server without any trouble but on the new server I'm consistently ...
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how to change the username and password for nagios site access on config files.

It is explained here how to configure username and password during initial configuration. How do I install nagios? how to change that from config files on server if i lost username and password? ...
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Evolution hangs infinitely on “Scanning Folders in 'Exchange/IMAP Server…'”

Evolution (EWS) 3.10.4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 (trusty) For the past few days since installing/configuring Evolution, it has been working well. However, after rebooting my machine last night (first reboot ...
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Ubuntu Won't Open From Chrome

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 on an acer chromebook. I was using Ubuntu and running PlayonLinux with something uninstalling. I went to go back to Chrome OS to check if I was connected to the ...
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FTP Server on Ubuntu

I'm looking for an FTP server application for my headless server. I've narrowed it down to 3, at least from what I've read are the most adept. vsftpd proftpd pure-ftp I've been researching all 3 ...
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DNS is not working, /etc/resolv.conf is not overwritten. Why?

I have this configuration in my server in the Network Manager connection: /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/wired-connection [connection] id=wired-connection uuid=0c501f08acc5497cb7... ...
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Should Mailserver /etc/Hosts be static ip or loopback?

Im trying to set up a mail server, and currently I am having issues with hostname and hosts files. I want to get this correct before installing postfix and trouble-shooting issues that may be ...
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ssh: connect to host HOSTNAME port 22: Connection timed out

I have trouble connecting to a server with ssh from my Lubuntu 14.04 computer, although it can be done from other machines. I can't get to the address online either (others can). Am currently using a ...
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CPU hard lockup with Ubuntu 14.04 server on AMD machine

I have the following workstation configuration with 64 cores: 4x AMD Athlon 6378 2.4GhZ 128 GB Ram Supermicro motherboard H8QGI-F-O 2 x 512 GB SDD Samsung with software RAID-0 setup I am running ...
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How do I autostart docker container at system reboot?

As I hosted a WordPress site in docker containers and i want these containers to be started at boot time always, so need to done it manually.
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Installing Tomcat v7 in eclipse luna on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04, I have installed eclipse luna and tomcat v7. I need to add tomcat server to eclipse so that I can start and stop it in there. I added the tomcat server but when I try ...
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Install Tomcat Server 8 on Eclipse Luna running on Ubuntu 14.04

I faced issues while installing Tomcat server v8 on eclipse, I followed following solution But when I go to help-> install software, and select any site in work with, I get as There are no ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - PPTPD fails to start

I need some help here setting up my VPN. Everything is configured properly, but pptpd server fails to start. Here's what happens: # /etc/init.d/pptpd status * /usr/sbin/pptpd is not running # ...
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What is the diference between a normal boot and resume option after a recovery boot?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.5 server machine that hangs on boot, but if I choose recovery mode and then resume, everything's ok. Any clue?!
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How do I correctly enable PHP 5.5's OPCache in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm setting up a local server to test configurations; it's a clean 14.04 LAMP server, as selected during OS install. If I understand correctly, OPCache comes with PHP 5.5 (php -v confirms this) but ...
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Prevent screen from turning black on server

I have an Ubuntu server installation with XBMC. After 5 minutes of inactivity the screen turns black and can't be woken up with the remote control. However a keyboard press does wake it up. Since I ...
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SSH refusing connections after upgrade to 13.04

After upgrading my Ubuntu Server from release 13.04 to 13.10 (do-release-upgrade), I can not connect to the server anymore, SSH closing connections immediately (after sending SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT). It ...
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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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Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name?

When I restart my apache server using the command sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart I get the following error: Restarting web server apache2 apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's ...
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How do I change UUID of a disk to whatever I want?

I have an unique situation where I need to change UUID of usb flash drive to previous UUID. I formatted it and obviously number changed... I've ubuntu server setup with 1TB hdd, and 4GB usb flash ...
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Disable autostart for a service without uninstalling? [duplicate]

How can I disable autostart for a service without uninstalling? For example, I'd like to leave tomcat installed, but I don't want it turning on every time I restart.
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How to set up a headless server?

I have a ubuntu development server at work. It is an old rack server that is located somewhere in the company's dungeon, where nobody ever goes. The only way it can work is as a so-called headless ...