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To Vagrant or not to Vagrant?

Until now I used a laptop with Windows on it to develop and manage the servers. Since all servers are running Ubuntu and I've set up a few of those too, I felt like it's time to set my dev laptop up ...
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Runescape private server blackscreen on startup

I have been having this issue for a while now, and it appeared so suddenly! I run ubuntu 14 through a Dell 11 chromebook and had almost all rsps' working just fine, then I accidentally messed some ...
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Cancelled ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS and now server won't boot

SOLVED. I cancelled the install as the title sais. The problem is now I can't boot into ubuntu, all it shows is a flashing underscore on a black background. I've tried resuming the download from the ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 14.01, apache 2.4.7 and htaccess, mode_rewrite

Going for about 1 week through all sorts of forum posts and trying nearly any suggestion I am still getting : Not Found The requested URL /home.html was not found on this server. Apache/2.4.7 ...
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Running Into Trouble Connecting to VSFTPD Server [on hold]

I am currently not able to connect to a VSFTPD server. My /etc/vsftpd.conf is pretty much the default except for having userlist_enable=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list and my username in ...
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Is ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic same as ubuntu 13

I'm new to the Linux environment and I'm using a server it has as a kernel Linux Ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic. I want to install same operating system in my desktop so please suggest me which version ...
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What do I need to set up a remote terminal

So I have looked at the other questions that seem similar to this one, but they don't answer it for me. I do not believe that VNC or Team Viewer is appropriate because I am not looking for a desktop ...
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Forwarding ports with iptables not working?

I have an ubuntu server (14.04.1) which is asking as a router for my network. It has an internet facing interface, eth0, and a second interface, eth1, for connecting to my 10.0.0.0 network. I am ...
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Ubuntu or Windows for home file server? [on hold]

I'm planning for a home file server but I don't know which one is better for me. I have no experience with ubuntu server and I can ask my friend for a legal copy of Windows server. The devices that's ...
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How to run a .jnlp file in ubuntu server

I am trying to run a .jnlp (java) file in ubuntu server. This file is bitminter. When i try to run irt, it says access is denied.
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Is it possible to track the terminal command of a user

We want to monitor the user typing command using terminal . Where the command is saving (.bash-history) is only showing few of the command. Is it possible to get the command executed from the ...
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MAAS Network question - Node cannot ping to outside world (ip shows up correctly)

Hello AskUbuntu community, For the past few days, I finally jumped on the MAAS train but encountered a few problems with network configurations. I do apologize if I have missed some fundamental ...
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Establish reverse ssh tunnel at OS startup / network connection up [migrated]

I'm trying to setup a reverse SSH tunnel using a middle-man, due to firewall restrictions. I took the following steps: from ssh server do reverse tunnel: ssh -R 8080:localhost:22 ...
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How to give ftp users access only to a specific folder and its contents

I am a new user of Ubuntu Server. I want to give ftp service all of my user. My all files are in different partition (D: drive of my PC) . I want to give them access only d: drive but not other drive ...
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Installing Apache MPM Worker with PHP support on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

I'm trying to configure mine server to enable the Apache's "worker" version supporting PHP5. I have googled for hours, and all I find is either confusing/vague info. or tutorials for older Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server Installation getting Stuck

I am trying to install the latest Ubuntu server edition on a machine with 2 CPUs and 128GB DDR3 RAM. However, the installation getting stuck when I click on 'Install Ubuntu Server'. The CD Drive ...
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External USB HDD no longer going to sleep

I recently installed lm-sensor and smartctl on my headless ubuntu server (14.04.1). Since then I have noticed that the external USB HDD that I have attached to the machine is no longer going to ...
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I cant run pysnip

I got a program called pysnip to run a game server and this is what i got: ('from' command disabled - missing data/GeoLiteCity.dat) 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 [-] Log opened. 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 ...
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Failed in fetching updates/upgrade (Virtual Box)?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I tried to get updates through sudo apt-get update command but i end-up with the following error codes ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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How to report a bug to the installer?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on an old Mac workstation with EFI firmware, and I'm trying to use software raid for the root partition. The installation aborts during package installation(maybe ...
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403 Forbidden Error after changing LAMP Apache root/ www directory

I installed and set up all the LAMP services, and got it working from the www folder, thing it though I need it to point to a folder in my Dropbox (on the same partition) I modified the ...
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filezilla error Connection timed out in Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I want to connect ftp using FileZilla but its getting following error, instead when I connect to another host its connecting. Anyone have any idea ? Status: Connecting to 205.186.187.210:21... ...
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Can my network use Ubuntu Openstack?

I have a small network of computers, I am migrating from Arch Linux to Ubuntu's OpenStack Platform for usability reasons. The reason I am asking is because of the following: Installing Ubuntu ...
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mysql in lamp-server doesn't work [duplicate]

Just got myself a new VPS hosted at VPSDime and cannot get mysql to work (mention the host since I've never had the error before). I've had 2 fresh installs of both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS and ...
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Setting up postfix

I am trying to setup mail server on my Amazon EC2 following this guide. But when I came by step 12, I ran into a problem, that it does not seems to have 250-mail.domain.com in the ehlo-result? Which ...
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Route subnet requests from wlan0 to eth0 on Ubuntu 14.04

My raspberry pi is connected via Ethernet to my Ubuntu 14.04 machine (192.168.1.0/24 on eth0). This machine is connected to the Internet through a Fritz Box WLAN Router (192.168.0.0/24 on wlan0). The ...
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530 Login incorrect vsftpd

I receive this error from yesterday when I installed and removed EHCP, it has changed all my configuration files for example Apache, vsftpd and others... I resolved other problems but I can't resolve ...
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Ubuntu File Sharing via Samba: cannot add files to share folder: claims permission denied. Any suggestions?

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. Apologies if this has been asked before: I did try to do some research, and between many websites and trying to find it on here, I haven't had much luck. I'm sorry if I ...
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MySQL leaves empty logs?

I've been using MySQL to hold a database catalog of my music for another service I'm running on the server. I believe I set it up correctly, however, my logs /var/log directory gets filled with empty ...
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cannot install php5-mysql

I have ubuntu 32bit server (14.04), running php5, I am trying to install php5-mysql but I get a dependancy error. How can i fix this? ~$ sudo apt-get install php5-mysql Reading package lists... Done ...
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How can I run a command at start-up on Ubuntu server not as root?

Occasionally (it's pretty rare) my VPS provider has to reboot my VPS in order to fix issues or apply a patch. Is there any way to run commands as my user automatically once the VPS reboots? I've read ...
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Building Own Cloud based Server for Website

I have a website which is currently hosted on some Hosting Company. And i dont think shared hosting can handle the amount of requests and no of simultaneous users. So, i thought of creating my own ...
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dhcpd server not listening to second interface

I have a 12.04 server which is happily responding to dhcp requests on eth1 (172.16.1.1). Now I have set-up a second interface on eth2 (172.16.2.1). I can ping this interface all right and even ...
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How can I setup Ubuntu to act as a VPN router?

I have a PC with Ubuntu installed on it. The PC has two ethernet port, I would like to connect to the Cisco VPN server using eth0 and the other port(eth1) to connect to a switch. How can I setup to ...
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Migrating from Windows 2000 (Server) to Ubuntu 14.10 (Server)

I'm BRAND SPANKING new to Linux. I'd really appreciate any help I can get with this. I've been tasked to upgrade a dying Windows 2000 box that acts as a file and print server. Sounds easy, right? ...
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Crashplan on headless ubuntu server to back to cloud?

I have a home server that acts as a backup server for all the computers in the house. It is running on headless ubuntu server 14.04.1 lts. I want a viable online offsite backup solution for the ...
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Change iface when internet is slow bash script

Need help with script that will change eth1 or eth2 ( to auto set different route ). I have eth0 that is shared to lan and two different gateways (routers), one on eth1 and second on eth2. For now ...
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Problem installing ubuntu server os 12.04 in IBM syetem x3300 M4

Problem installing ubuntu server os in IBM syetem x3300 M4 When the installation done up to HDD detection. after that we need to create partition. But it is not showing the menu to create the ...
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403 Forbidden on Apache 2.4

I've read the answer at Apache2: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /dir/ on this server as well as all of the related questions and none of the solutions seem to work. I'm trying to ...
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How to set a mlppp server

i have two internet connections in my house and i was thinking of combining them to have better speed and reliability. My thought is to have each router in a lan, so 192.168.1.1 for eth 1 and ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to VPN

I'm trying to connect a computer running ubuntu-server to an L2TP/IPSec VPN server. However, the only information I can find is for the Desktop edition. I want to connect all my servers to one ...
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maas 1.7.1-rc1 fails discovery

Maas 1.7.1~rc1+bzr3322 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 fails the discovery process. I have just reinstalled my maas server and configured it to my last working state. (My 3rd reinstall so I am getting proficient ...
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create range dhcp and give guest static IP adress

Hi i need some help with setting up my ip-addresses for my vm guest and im kinda lost here. To make it more clear for me lets say i have 10 ip-addresses (192.168.1.0 till 192.168.1.10) and i want to ...
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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 ...