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Samba Domain Setup

I have set up UBUNTU Server on an HP-Proliant. Idea is a simple SMB-File Server setup with restricted User rights in a mixed Win/Lin/OSx LAN To achieve this I thought out a domain setup with samba. ...
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Install older version apache, php and mysql on ubuntu 14.04LTS

I need to set up my server to work with these apache, php and mysql version. Installing via apt-get, something like apache2 doesn't work for me, cause it will set up latest version available. These ...
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Upgraded server from 12.04 to 14.04 - server now rejects all connections except ping and FTP

I remotely upgraded my server from 12.04 to 14.04. After rebooting it, it responds to pings and I can ftp to it, but everything else gets rejected. Does anyone have any ideas as to what's happened? ...
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Can I run Ubuntu/Kubuntu on a Blade server with no graphics card?

On ebay there are some $100 hp and dell blade server units that I've seen in action in data center tours. My question is, would a single one with 32gb ram, 4 intel xeon 3ghz processors and NO graphics ...
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How to use 3 hard drives for one server? RAID, JBOD, or LVM?

I want to know a How to setup a JBOD, RAID, or LVM. I have 3 Hard Drives. 1 - 300 GB 2 - 160 GB 3 - 80 GB How do I use it as one single volume for Ubuntu Server 14.04 running a Web Server? My main ...
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How to perform a CPU/disk intensive operation without drastically affecting other processes?

I am running a Minecraft server on Ubuntu 12.04. The operation I'm trying to perform is a git clone, as part of a new backup system I'm implementing. I would like to be able to do things like this ...
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Corrupt PostFix Installv [SOLVED]

I accidently removed some files that postfix needs and now it will not install or uninstall have tried: sudo apt-get purge postfix sudo apt-get remove postfix sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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xinit fails on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I need to run on my server application with GUI. The only way to connect to the server is via SSH. So what I have already have done is sudo apt-get install xosview xosview is simple program with ...
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Unable to login Lubuntu Desktop openLDAP

Our admin is trying to install an openLDAP system for some network machines. I'm listing all the steps here so that someone may point out the breaking mistake. Objective Setup a centralized ...
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Explain on how to setup a JBOD Ubuntu Server?

I have 3 hard drives. Two hard drives are SATA and one is IDE. C:\ - 300 GB SATA Hard Drive D:\ - 80 GB IDE hard drive. And third disk is not installed, assume as if it was. How do I merge all three ...
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Cron job not running - postfix/sendmail error

Here is my content of sudo crontab -e @hourly /home/userName/ntpdate.sh The content of my script (ntpdate.sh) //.25 is my ntp server echo "Current time is $(date), " >> ...
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stored iSCSI information target in Ubuntu 14.04 boot

We are doing some testing with iSCSI boot of Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a large bed of diskless clients. We installed one client to an iSCSI target rbd_base and then shut down and cloned the volume and ...
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documentroot is different when on WLAN and on the internet [on hold]

I just figured out that port 80 is blocked by my ISP so i am using a different port, and that port works from the internet, which is great, but only when i connect via a computer on the WLAN that my ...
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POP3 Access to a Postfix based email system using Courier

I am trying to use courier-pop so I can access my email from 3rd party email clients such as Gmail that rely on pop3 based methods. I am recieving connection timeout errors trying to connect to my ...
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How do you get Ubuntu laptop and server to talk to each other through openxen?

I am trying to get Openxenmanager to work on the server through the laptop. How would i obtain the IP address in order to get the host name?
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Getting Ubuntu server to resolv new IP for a host name

I run a minecraft server on ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vm's using virtual box. In order for players to connect, their 'account' must be checked with Mojang, at sessionserver.mojang.com. The problem is, the ...
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How much Memory/RAM is really being used by this Ubuntu 14.04 system

How much RAM/memory is really being used by the Ubuntu 14.04 x64 system? From htop, the amount of memory used is 3 GB and swap usage (on SSD) is 5.7 GB. However it appears that the most memory hungry ...
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How to make WLAN server accessible on the internet

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I've installed LAMP and I believe a DNS program and a mail server. Since my ISP is dynamic IP I am using noip.com's free dynamic DNS service (which I know works because ...
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Torrents on a headless server

I am running a home headless server and I want it to be able to download torrents for each of the home users. I was looking at Transmission (with its transmission-remote frontend) but I don't like ...
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Setting up a secure mail server?

I am looking all over for a guide to setting up a secure mail server to be used with PHP and Apache. Can someone point me to a guide to do just that. I would like to have my own email ...
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Setting up multiple SSL certificates on apache2 VirtualHost(s) - 14.04?

I am using apache2's VirtualHost feature on my Ubuntu 14.04 VPS to host two websites and a subdomain, for the conversation let's call them example1.com, example2.com and srv.example1.com. I am trying ...
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CGI-Bin does not seem to be set up

I've used tasksel and installed LAMP server. But I can't seem to figure if Cgi-bin is set up. There is no Cgi-bin in the web root folder. And when I try and call a test.py file from the browser, it ...
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Ubuntu Server AUTOSTART

How do I configure the server to restart automatically when the power comes back (after it has been shut down due to outage of power>?
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Failed to fetch when tryihng to install GUI on 14.04 server

I apologize ahead of time if this was answered already in a previous thread. I have set up ubuntu 14.04 server. I am trying to install a GUI on it and when I accept how much space the GUI will take, ...
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Why is XBMC failing to play audio from my HDMI port?

I have the following setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Server Latest Nvidia video drivers ALSA installed PulseAudio NOT installed XBMC 13.1 Gotham installed The problem: running speaker-test -c2 -D plughw:1,7 ...
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do-release-upgrade - Could not determine the upgrade [duplicate]

Edit: Answer at bottom, I'm leaving the question untouch to keep all elements that might match someone else's search. So, I've read about the issue (here, here, here and here) but could not find the ...
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New Ubuntu Server and PHP

I just installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 14.04 Server on one of my computers. I installed everything to make it run like a typical web server (including PHP). My problem is, I have a contact form ...
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Host-based mirroring on Ubuntu

Does Ubuntu have any native host-based mirroring? I need this for migrating data between storage arrays.
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iSCSI auto startup at boot 14.04

I'm running Trusty Tahr (14.04) server. I've attached an iscsi disk and mounted it, mkfs, etc. works great, if I do it manually. I'd much prefer to have my box mount the disk at boot so I've modified ...
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server time drift not fixed by ntp.conf

This question was asked a lot in the past, but since ntpdate has been depricated, I'm having issues finding answers that work via ntp.conf. I've read a lot about setting a cron job for ntpdate is a ...
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How can i get an Ubuntu Laptop to talk to a Xen Server?

I have an Ubuntu Laptop running Xenmanager and I can not get it to talk to the server. I've gotten Error 111 Connection refused when typing in the Host/IP address and port number. Does anyone how I ...
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Setting up DHCP server - fail to start/stop it

I am following this guide. I am completely new to Ubuntu, working on 14.04 LTS. When I reach the last step before dealing with Kerrighed (half way through the tutorial), I try to start my DHCP server ...
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how to manage freeradius clients throught a web client

I have Freeradius running on Ubuntu 12.04 server, to authenticate iBurst clients of my ISP. It is working fine, the only issue is that I don't know how to manage these clients. For example if a ...
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Getting connection with Openxenmanager

I am having problems connecting to my server with openxenmanager on my Ubuntu laptop. I keep getting Connection Refused.
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Installing Ubuntu Server on a SONY VAIO with NO hardware-virtualization

Is there a version of UBUNTU server that can be installed on a laptop (SONY VAIO) with the hardware-virtualization disabled? It is not possible to enable hardware-virtualization in some VAIO laptops. ...
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SquidGuard blocking problems

Below is my squid 3.3 and squidguard 1.5 confg files, running in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit server. I am having problems with squidguard, if i am to put anymore than 3 blocks of blacklists, it stops working ...
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Is there a way to set up zPanel or webmin without uninstalling LAMP first?

I set up my server manually and am pretty happy with it. It's been a job of months, chipping away at it every day, and at this point I don't want to reinstall LAMP. But all server management software ...
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bind process to two ip addresses (localhost)

I have a program that I want to bind to a specific IP address for outbound connections. This is simple enough and i can use a ld_preload to achieve this ie: BIND_ADDR="XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX" ...
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14.04 server grub install fatal error

This is the third time I've gotten this fatality when attempting to install the server distros. The Fatal Error comes at around 50% through the GRUB installation. The popup window doesn't tell me what ...
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Mount NFS drive fails. Portmapper problem?

I have a server and node connected via ethernet. They both run Ubuntu 12.04. I share a file with nfs from the server but cannot mount it on the node. Here is some more info. node1@node1:~$ sudo ...
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Create startup script for openproject [duplicate]

I consider myself a linux noob, but I was able to install openproject on a Ubuntu 12.04 server in VirtualBox. Currently I have to manually start the web-server every time I power-up the virtual ...
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“Cloning” a server [duplicate]

I have recently been tasked with making a dev version of one of my production servers (both 12.04LTS). If I could create an image on my cloud service, it would be simple. Problem, these are both ...
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How to force IPv4 on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

I've stripped the desktop from my installation as per my last question, but it is not assigning my server an IPv4 address, there is nothing wrong with my configuration, I just need it to give my ...
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Getting an Error Connection Refused for Openxenmanager

I am trying to logon to a server with my Ubuntu laptop with Openxenmanager and I am getting Connection Refused. Why can I not get Openxenmanager up and running?
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How to use openxenmanager

I have just down loaded openxenmanager on my Ubuntu Laptop, I can not figure out my hostname an port on a server that i am running. I can't figure out either how to by pass the firewall even though i ...
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Ubuntu VM won't boot: “No init found .Try passing init=bootarg”

After restarting a server, I got to restart some VMs hosted on it. But a Ubuntu VM won't start: here's what shows up after running the VM via Virtual Manager: Boot from (hd0,0) ext4 ...
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SSH remote command execute stays without disconnect when finished execute?

I am trying to build a script/command that will restart our Asterisk/Elastix service on our PBX. The script is basically using simple command with auto log-in public key that run from Ubuntu ...
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ip forwarding set up so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host?

how to set up ip forwarding, so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host? although my setup runs maas, commissions servers, turns nodes on and off, nodes are at ready state. i have a ...
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NFS Client Unable to Mount Shared Directory

I have a server (10.0.0.1) and a client (10.0.0.2) systems, they both run Ubuntu 12.04, they are connected via ethernet. They can ping each other. They can ssh into one another. If I on the server ...
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Doubt : locate command: reschedule to every 2 mins

Will mlocate cron scan complete file system in scheduled time? Or will it just merge databases whatever files/folders added between scheduled time? I am planning to reschedule mlocate cron job to ...