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How to broadcast local server as wifi hotspot

I have a local server running on 127.0.0.1:8008. I would like to use my ubuntu laptop as a wifi hostspot to allow users to access the server running on this port. I read ...
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Error in restarting apache2

I done a lot but still getting error in restarting apache2. * Restarting web server apache2 AH00112: Warning: DocumentRoot [/home/test.com] does not ...
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Some jar files count as .zip?

I have a server for Minecraft and i just recently updated to java 8 update 73, iIfollowed some tutorials to get it installed, I also use the command to set it as default... but only the jar files on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install fail

I am using legacy boot. I install server 14.04.3 but when I reboot I get nothing. It never boots and never gives up and tries netboot, it just hangs, black screen. It appears to be a hardware issue ...
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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Issues with Samba Connection

So I'm building my first home server and am having issues with the samba system all my computers can detect it but I am receiving errors telling me it is unaccessible. The computers in the house are ...
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How to configure email sending?

I am setting up Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, and want to configure automatic updates with email notifications. Ubuntu Server Guide talks about two places where I can specify email TO address: ...
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Samba4, chgrp: invalid group: `domain admins'

I am following the steps in this tutorial "https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs" to share folders, but when I get "# chgrp" Domain Admins "/ srv / samba / Demo /" i get "hgrp: ...
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ntp.conf error. unexpected T_String, expecting T_EOC

Having a problem with my NTP server. It is an Ubuntu 14.04 VM. It seems to hang after a day or so of running. When it's up, it's working fine. I'm seeing these errors in syslog: ntpd[901]: syntax ...
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updating Ubuntu, version differences

Okay, so after looking through the forum and carefully checking the 'may already have your answer' section. I have decided to ask this question. First some background, I'm in charge of about 9 Linux ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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Restoring backups made with rsnapshot

So I have configured my backup server to pull full system backups from my prod server using rsnapshot. Here is the exclude list that I used for my backups: - /lost+found - /media/* - /cdrom/* - ...
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Config for direct network connection between 2 servers both with connection to switch

I have the following setup: Server 1 eth0 > Switch Server 2 eth0 > Switch eth0 on both currently uses DHCP where the DHCP server will assign the same IP each time, so they have static IPs. ...
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What is the proper way to allow multiple users access to /var/www?

Software Versions Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 I have a small web server set up and have about 5 users for whom I host websites. My web structure is like this: /var/www/user1 /var/www/user2 ...
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Copying backups from remote server to local machine with a cronjob?

I have two remote servers, one running Apache and MySQL, and another Apache and Postgresql. Using these (https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Automated_Backup_on_Linux) scripts as reference, I've created ...
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Abnormal usage for memory

These days, my linux VPS is very slow, for that I've installed htop package using apt-get to see what is happening to my server. When I opened htop, I see that my server is using approximatively 700 ...
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Errore GnuTLS -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

VSFTPD raise this error after checking the password of users that don't have a shell login to the server. I have it and I can login without any problem. This is the log I see in Filezilla: Stato: ...
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Ubuntu server content security

I am learning server side administration ... I can across one requirement where I want to setup a local server(preferably Ubuntu server) such that it connects to computer on same network. My ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Windows 10 Machine using Oracle Virtual Box 5.0.12 r104815, but cannot get past the "Select and install software" step. I've tried running Virtual Box as ...
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Error Access to share folder with samba4

Hello I try share a folder with samba4-ac-dc I do the next steps: sudo mkdir /data/Users in smb.conf add the following lines: [Users] path = /data/Users read only = no sudo service samba restart ...
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Forcing password policies - domain user management like Active Directory

Good topic: user management for 10+ ubuntu machines The goal: force globally password policies on Ubuntu Desktop machines (force password change, force password complexity). Would be good but not ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 kernel panic

I am trying to figure out the reason for the Ubuntu 12.04.4 server freezing. OS and Kernel: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64) This is a vanilla installation without any ...
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Why can't I log in to my Samba share on my home network?

Recently I've had to reinstall Ubuntu Server 15.10 64-bit after wiping my home server due to an insecure password-only SSH server sitting on it for too long. Now, I'm plagued with setting my machine ...
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Add two root users during installation during installation + managing it - Ubuntu server

I would like to ask you all, that is it possible to enter some kind of script before entering the setup screen to be able to add 2 root users instantly. I am at the beginning of creating 190 virtual ...
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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point the domain to the real folder when there is another config use ssl certification

i have an ubuntu server on digitalocean i'm using apahce2 the problem is i have three domain one of theses config file has ssl certification and when i'm on the browser and i use https with any ...
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* Restarting web server apache2

when i restart my apache2 i look this msg : Restarting web server apache2 AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified ...
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Deluge Daemon fails to start on Ubuntu 15 systemd error: code=exited, status=203/EXEC

Trying to install deluge by following this guide on a new Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I have looked at the two most likely linked questions, but I can't discern an answer and the error message is different from ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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How to detect irregular activity in LAN/PC?

As I've just set up nice SSH server and everything so I was wondering if there are any ways to monitor my computer and my LAN from any suspicious/unusual activity? Additional information: The lower ...
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Ubuntu Unused Space

I have an ubuntu server running. At first i only allocated 100Gb which wasnt enough. I added more space to the partition using gparted after reading how on several posts. However, even though it shows ...
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How can I setup multiple users to connect to an ubuntu server?

I have recently been setting up a samba file server. I have managed to connect my windows pc to the main account (I went map network drive then \servername\user) However, there are other people who ...
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GDM not starting after installing GNOME 3 on Ubuntu Server 15.10

First thing after installing Ubuntu Server 15.10, I got all the updates and installed GNOME 3.16.4: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell But after a reboot I ...
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Failing at running a script on startup (Ubuntu server)

I have some tutorials on how to run a script at startup on ubuntu server, but it keeps failing with status=203 Here is the script.sh file i wrote in /etc/init.d : ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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Postfix odd configuration

The Ubuntu 14.04's postfix (installed from mail-stack-delivery meta package) configuration file, main.cf, comes with an odd configuration directive: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = ...
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Is possible to load remote desktop raspberry via server?

my server has public ip and on router is configured redirecting all packets to my server. Is there any way to connect to raspberry pi (which is in same network, also connected via ethernet) remote ...
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Cleaning the harddrive

I am using a headless Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab111.12 i686). I recently got a message that the harddisk was full. Is there a way to download all file paths with sizes and to ...
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Locking a folder on a shared linux server

My college has a server set up for students and we all have a folder for our persona stuff on it (access via ssh). So I explored it a bit and found out I can access most of the folders of other ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.03 LTS -32bit problem with apt-get update

Hi my ubuntu server has problem to install packages and use the command sudo apt-get update Every site it tries to connect to I got a fail. But the server is connected to the network and I have a ...
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Recover Server from recovery mode(firewall closes ports)

My server( Ubuntu 14.04 - Plesk - RAID1 ) is now in normal mode. Almost all ports disabled by firewall as plesk port 8443, so plesk login panel is not opening. Also Website is not opening. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14 stuck at tty1

I have setup Ubuntu 14.04 server just two days ago, everything was great till I woke up today trying to connect to server (over LAN) with no success, I have logged to the server machine itself ...
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Live version of Ubuntu Server?

I know that Ubuntu Desktop comes with a Live mode, but unfortunately that DVD boots straight to GUI (I'm on a text-only machine). I haven't seen an option to Try Ubuntu Server. Is there a live ...
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Insufficient permissions trying to edit nginx.conf

Sorry if I come off as ignorant, I have not been using Ubuntu for a long time, but I figured that because i have an interest in coding, and I also have an interest in Streaming games to twitch.tv, I ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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SSH stopped working on Ubuntu Server 15.04 after restart [on hold]

I just restarted my server after installing UPower and cannot connect to SSH. I've tried "ssh localhost" and I get: ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused I've tried changing ...
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How does software autodiscover devices connected to a NIC?

I have an Allied Vision camera and I'm able to connect it to my ethernet port on my computer and their software is able to find it. How do they do that? The reason I ask is because I have a computer ...
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Bugs while installing Ubuntu Desktop on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install Ubuntu-desktop through sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop command on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. However, whenever, I install Ubuntu-Desktop my server simply crashes with the ...
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change the password of phpmyadmin in ubuntu

I have installed phpmyadmin and I forget the username and password now I am trying to connect through web browser by typing url :localhost/phpmyadmin. and I am pressing root and password as root it ...
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Select multiple software packages for Ubuntu Server?

everyone. I just tried installing Ubuntu Server on a vm to try it out. When I got to the software package screen (DNS, mail server, SAMBA, etc), it seemed to only allow me to select one package. Is ...
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I can't see localhost of ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server in virtualbox and in my host machine I try to view localhost in a browser and I see nothing. I have apache2 installed, what settings do I need to change to see my server in ...