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Failing PCI audit

I am Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 with Apache as a reverse proxy the server is fully patched and I am getting the following information when I use www.mynpcdata.net to scan the system. I have no idea if ...
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How can I configure Juju for deployment on OS X?

I am non-tech entrepreneur. I have developed a Rails app. I want to deploy it live. Can anyone guide me on how to use Ubuntu server + Juju on my laptop to deploy the app live on internet.
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How can I see DHCP server current users list

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I installed isc-dhcp-server. It work normally, But I need watch current users list and search user by MAC. There have logs: /var/lib/dhcp/dhcpd.leases But I don't need ...
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Icecast on virtualbox ubuntu through router

I'm using icecast2 server on my virtual ubuntu machine and i want it to become available to connect by entering myIP:port, but i have router. I made port forwarding settings on my router to connect to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Client doesn't create xrdp desktop?

We've been having a bit of an issue, and saying that it's a bit of an issue is an understatement. Our client (Ubuntu 15.04, specs linked) has these installed, and in this order: Ubuntu-desktop ...
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Installing GUI Goes To A Screen With A Mouse

Just installed Ubuntu Then I was trying to install the gui with the command option from command prompt: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It installed but it didn't reboot by itself(I don't know ...
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Can SSH, Cannot Use Terminal Locally

I'm sure this is a rookie mistake I've made, I'm in the middle of the learning process with Linux in general. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that I have set up for file sharing. As part of the process ...
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Change data directory of Docker

How can I change the data directory of Docker where docker save the container (or where lxc save the container)? I have in my server a ssd and a hard drive ant I want that the container will be save ...
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EC2 istance, which should be the owner of the /var/www/* files?

This is the scenario: I spun up an EC2 instance (with LAMP), configured with sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ Now (logged as ubuntu) I simply put the only website that should be here on this server ...
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Prefix for MySQL tables in Ubuntu Home Server

So I have a question. I am a new Ubuntu Server user. I have most of it set up and now I am setting up some different software so that I can have a development environment to develop my sites. The ...
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Modifying php.ini - Wont see any changes after edit

I got a server that runs : PHP Version 5.5.9-1 ubuntu 4.9 I wanted to edit the "correct" php.ini file so i can enable some features. First of all i used: root@server ~ # find / -name php.ini ...
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What are the features in Snappy Ubuntu that make it more secure than the normal Ubuntu?

I am thinking of using Snappy Ubuntu for IoT application. Security is important in IoT. What is the difference between Snappy Ubuntu and the normal Ubuntu that makes Snappy more secure compared to ...
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Setting Permissions for /var/www on a local server running Ubuntu Desktop to share writing privileges with other computers on the local network

I've been struggling like hell for 3 days now, can't figure what I did wrong... EDIT 3: I think my question is more specific than I thought, so I have a new thread here: Make owner of newly create ...
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sudo and apt-get not found

I'm handling server as RA which was passed down to me by another graduated RA but I'm new and fresh to this environment facing a few issues right now. The server is setup by the graduate RA from ...
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What is the best way to secure remote acess a Ubuntu server from Windows?

I know this a constantly ask question here, but I am looking for more clearer answer. I want to remote access a Ubuntu server securely either using SSH through PUTTY, and if its more popular to use ...
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Why can I not be heard in my own Mumble server?

I have seen similar questions and have not found a solution to this issue I have been having. So I set up my own Mumble server via sudo apt-get install mumble-server and then configuring the root, and ...
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UBUNTU 8.10 File Server Access [on hold]

I have an Ubuntu file server set up by a contractor no longer in business. It is Ubuntu version 8.10 - it used to simply boot up when turned on - now it is asking for login and password - I was never ...
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Docker container on a virtual Ubuntu Server

Is it possible to install docker.io on an ubuntu server in a virtual environment? Maybe on a vserver of a hosting provider? Thanks
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Apache Httpd backed by both Tomcat and PHP

After a bit of googling it turned out that this topic is not well described hence asking about it here. What I have already: well setup & working system where: Apache Tomcat with main ...
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Question with connecting to Docker container on virtualized Ubuntu server

As a web designer I have been using VirtualBox to set up temporary work servers for my projects. Lately I've been trying to reduce the number of virtual machines on my laptop(due to limitations of ...
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How can i run two servers in xubuntu 14.04: Mysql server 5.5 & Activemq 5.11

I am developing a web application in netbeans 8.0.2. I have already installed mysql server 5.5 and it was running correctly until i executed the './activemq start' command. The following two error ...
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Whats better for server for old netbook - Ubuntu Server or Lubuntu/Ubuntu MATE?

I want to use my old netbook for a Wordpress server (2Gb ram, 1.6GHz CPU), and I want it to be as resource and energy efficient as possible. I have already tried Ubuntu Server, Lubuntu and Ubuntu MATE ...
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Connect to network - network is unreachable

Although I am able to browse the net just fine I keep getting network unreachable when I run a download using my Java program. It was working fine till yesterday but now it is suddenly giving me ...
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Folders, shares and permissions

I want to organise my home network for my family, so: kids get their own login (probably on a Windows machine). Kids get read/write access to their own folder. Kids get read-only access to a folder ...
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x11vnc - How can I allow only certain users to have a VNC session

On my server, all but port 22 (ssh) are closed. VNC is possible, but only with a VNC-over-ssh method. Right now x11vnc is started -forever at boot. With the right ssh tunnel, anybody can initiate a ...
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How to setup a local web server to connect from another machine

I would like to setup a local network with one Ubuntu server and multiple clients(Ubuntu desktop). I need to install web server (lamp) in server and all Client machines needs to access the web server ...
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ubuntu server 15.04: remote access mysql

I install the MySQL from the Ubuntu server cd(15.04). When installation is finished, I found that the configure files under /etc/MySQL/, such as my.cnf and MySQL.cnf are all empty. So I want access ...
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Installing GUI on Ubuntu server 15.04 without internet connection

I'm trying to figure out how I can install the GUI on my Ubuntu server without an actual internet connection to do the downloading of the software to the server. I have a portable hotspot for internet ...
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Install quickBooks in Ubuntu server (I have the fedora instructions)

Hi I try to install qb in a server ubuntu 14 64 bits, all the system is for fedora. the steps I make: dowload the package qbdbm_25.0.i386.rpm installer, (don't exist 64bits) add 32 bits ...
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Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server on the same laptop

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB (using UNetBootin) on my laptop, on a freshly formatted hard drive, and then I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 from a USB (made again with UNetBootin), and ...
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Ubuntu Server not booting up after install

I have a HP ProLiant Gen8 server with two 3TB HDDs and 16GB RAM and a 16GB Kingston USB. And I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on the 16GB USB, i followed the steps in the installation process and ...
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MAAS - Adding nodes not working

Complete MAAS newbie here. migrating a cluster from ROCKS to MAAS is the goal. We have a cluster on a private network. I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a CD following these instructions: ...
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How do I remove syslog after centralizing to a remote server?

How do I remove syslog from a client after I have centralized it to a sever? Here are my syslog configurations of the client server $ModLoad imtcp $InputTCPServerRun 514 @@:192.168.0.101 I want to ...
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Can a Mumble Server be hosted on a Ubuntu desktop?

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and I want to run my own Mumble Server. Is it possible to do off of the desktop or do you need to be running a Ubuntu server? I have tried setting it up via sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Drop UDP packet

I use Ubuntu server as part of my system and now I have seen something interesting. I have a router that sends me ethernet 802.11 packets. I generate this packet in the router and then send it under ...
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I can't connect to Virtual Ubuntu Server from smartphone

I'm developing a web app for my degree. Due to security reason I installed Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation and, with IP that I found thanks to ifconfig command I can reach the app from desktop ...
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Error Setting up Minecraft-init Script

I run a Ubunut 14.04 64Bit Server and try to get a vanilla Minecraft server to run as a Service. I found a good script here: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Server_startup_script I set it ...
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Nginx logrotate logs

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and have a standard installation of nginx (apt-get install nginx) running. Everything is running fine but I notice that the nginx logs are being rotated but nginx carries on ...
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How to install and setup tftp server in Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic)?

I was using 14.04 before, and I was able to setup and make tftp server and client work. Now that I upgrade to 14.10, tftp server isn't working anymore Here's what I did: Install the package. sudo ...
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Initial samba connection slow

So I have a 30 windows computers network connecting to a Fedora 20 server. This server serves as both a samba server and a gateway. I'm having troubles with the slow connection from windows to samba ...
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Kerberized NFS4 and Active Directory

I'm trying to use NFS4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Active Directory for user authentication, with Kerberos security, and I'm having trouble. When I mount with sec=sys, all works, but when I try to mount ...
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Unable to start/stop apache on Ubuntu

I am trying to start apache using the following command: sudo -E -u [my_username] /usr/sbin/apachectl -f conf/httpd.conf I get the following error: no listening sockets available, shutting down ...
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Apache server on Localhost stops working, logs show a segmentation fault, and connections get “Connection Reset” errors

After searching throught the internet for a while and trying all the fixes i've found(edit httpd.conf, vhost conf file, firewall) but still can't fix this error. My server ran incredibly good ...
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ifdown: interface eth1.10 not configured Ignoring unknown interface eth1.10=eth1.10

Trying to add a vlan pool: This is the entry that I had made in the /etc/network/interfaces file: iface eth1.10 inet static address 172.85.85.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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How can I see which packages will be updated from apt?

I see on my server at the login, that a few updates are available. How can I see which packages will be updated on my server without starting the update?
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VLAN is not working in Virtual Box

I had tried VLAN creating a VLAN pool in between the virtual boxes. But even after installing VLAN in client box, despite all the interface configurations, it is not pinging the other system in the ...
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Wifi detection during server install

I built a new box, that I intended to run ubuntu server on. I first installed ubuntu desktop 15.04 on it and it went without a hitch. During installation I was asked for wifi network/password which I ...
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using ddclient with namecheap dns service doesn't update IP

I have just set up my first ever home server. I created root, made the IP static on my local network, installed openssh, and can now ssh into the computer as long as i am connected to my homes router. ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I am trying to run ROS (robotic operating system) command in Ubuntu, but it always gives me error when I try to launch Gazebo, which is the most common simulation tool used in ROS. ~$ roslaunch ...
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How do I send nginx access and error logs to syslog?

I have rsyslog configured to ship logs to another server. I have been trying to setup nginx and rsyslog to use a socket, like /dev/log, to transfer logs into the local rsyslog and then let it handle ...