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Crawling desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 server on an Intel S1200v3RPS server board

I asked this question earlier but have more specific situation to report. I have this new S1200v3RPS motherboard and it runs fine with Ubuntu except when it comes to using the Desktop. The desktop ...
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How to configure my Ubuntu VPS as a proxy (using commands in terminal)?

I have a VPS in the Internet and I want to use it as a proxy for other clients. The VPS is running Ubuntu server version, so I have no GUI can be used. I want to know what packages need to be ...
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How can I start a simple X with just firefox? [duplicate]

I'm trying to start a simple X server with just one app open, which is Firefox. Basically, I want to power on my Ubuntu server and show Firefox, nothing else. Is there a way to make this possible? ...
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Virtualmin, mounted disk under home directory, but have permission errors

I have a virtualmin installation in debian 7. My hard drive was full so mounted a second under home directory (/home/disk2) using fstab file. I created a virtual server and moved it to second drive by ...
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Two different Networks, 2xRouter some routing Fail need help!

I have some problems with my Settings, if someone can check it and analyze whats wrong. NETWORKPLAN MY current settings: /etc/network/interfaces Wan auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp LAN auto eth1 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Unity Runs very slowly on Intel S1200v3RPS motherboard with Intel Xeon E3 1231 v3 processor

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.2. I have not installed any drivers or firmware updates for the motherboard. A look at Intel's download link for the S1200v3RP family of motherboards, shows no firmware ...
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how to activate zimbra monitoring

how to activate monitoring in zimbra?? I already installed zimbra 8.6 in ubuntu server 12.04 using VMWare, but I can't check monitoring zimbra. can anyone fix my problem?
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System D services Disabled on Boot list Ubuntu 14.10

I'm still a noob in many ways, but I have been running a Ubuntu home server in various forms for the last two years. Mostly just for my own education, so experimentation and exploration usually guide ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 64bit no /usr/lib64/?

I am currently trying to setup a domU on XEN Hypervisor based on some tutorials. My XEN installed on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server x64 bit.. (Clean install) I can't find /usr/lib64 only /usr/lib and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kiosk, start services before chrome kiosk starts

I am currently building a Ubuntu kiosk, using this guide. The guide itself is great, but I am trying to start other services before chrome is executed in kiosk mode. I currently have: ...
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Try DHCP first, if it fails assign static address and use the machine as a DHCP server itself

As the title says, I have a tiny screenless Ubuntu server that I move around, that has two different behaviors and needs to adapt automatically, that is, without any human intervention, at bootstrap: ...
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How do I forward SIP calls

I need to set up a SIP client that forwards calls to Google Voice(via POTS call or alternate) Could I use asterisk for this? I have an always-on Ubuntu VPS which could be used for this.
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Is a Beowulf cluster a solution for me?

Background I'm an undergrad working on an scientific experiment. Till now I was pilot testing our one of the program on Ubuntu 12.04 and now I need to deploy it. The PC on which I tested the program ...
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Ubuntu landscape openstack installer troubleshooting help

I have installed successfully the Ubuntu landscape openstack autopilot installer. I created a couple of VM's successfully and can log into them by associating an IP. Now here comes the issues, after ...
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Installing wordpress with remote access

Probably a very easy question to solve, but is there any recent information on how to install wordpress with remote access? I've found a few online but they're all a few years old and giving ...
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Monitor RAM and CPU usage on Remote Server?

I want to monitor the CPU and RAM usage on my remote server and set up a notification system which notifies me when the RAM usage is high and automatically kill that process. I tried the Nagios ...
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do-release-upgrade stalled

I am in the middle of a do-release-upgrade 10.04 to 12.04 server but it appears to have stalled while upgrading mysql Configuration file `/etc/mysql/my.cnf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) ...
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bash file for managing public private and history of website

I have a website and i have 3 versions I have the beta version with the most recent and usually not fully working changes. I have the public site that is on www. lastly, i have the history that I ...
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Quick Webhost Script for LAMP - How do I import localhost for www.example.com?

I have the following script written: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-utils sudo service apache2 restart sudo apt-get install mysql-server ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as router Destination Network unreachable

I am fightning with this for like 10 days now i really need to ask you guys, i hope someone has 5 mins time to explain me what i am doing wrong! For the start i wanted to configurate a router for my ...
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OpenForis Calc / embedded Tomcat won't start

Trying to run OpenForis Calc, embedded Tomcat instance fails. Error seems to appear here: Apr 17, 2015 2:13:47 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployDescriptor INFO: Deploying ...
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SSH and SFTP Permission Setup

I'm trying to setup SFTP on my ubuntu server and I'm encountering a problem. When I set up a group in sshd_config file to chroot people to their home directories the user in the group cannot access ...
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How to find the site that crashes the server?

Probably 1 out of 100 sites crashes the VPS every few days. Apache connections go to few hundreds and mysql requests to few millions. That causes the CPU to be at 100%+ permanently and making the ...
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How to connect to a LXC container from the LAN?

I have a server with the latest Ubuntu server 64-bit install in my home wlan. I use ssh to connect to it from my laptop. The server /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface ...
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isc-dhcp-server: dhcp dynamically update dns records

i'm trying to dynamically update DNS records when DHCP give out addresses. but even though I have specified allow-update with a key in /etc/bind/named.conf.local and specified the same key in ...
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autossh -ND at Ubuntu boot

I have setup key-less login at a remote server. I use the remote server for tunneling my data. I want my local system to ssh into the remote server at boot time automatically. I tried the solutions ...
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Postfix Restrictions for local domain users

I want to restrict access to Postfix server for local domain users. Only listed names of users can have access to Postfix. So I placed in main.cf file line: smtpd_sender_restrictions = ...
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SERver Distro of Ubuntu on older Hardware [duplicate]

I want to make a System PIV with 2 GB RAM as server to be used primarily a File server . What distros I shuld go. I am pretty sruprised. Thanks & Regards
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acl to allowed access application

my application deployed in 192.168.1.20 within port 8080, but if I access using url 192.168.1.20:8080 this error occured : ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved how to set acl in ...
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Permission problem

I'm running a vsftpd FTP Server, where system users can login. An application that must be running with root rights, is writing files in the directory of the ftp users. I've created a new group ...
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Command-line Win32 programs under Ubuntu SERVER 14.04?

Is there any way to get setup Wine in such a way, that allows me to run, at least, command-line-based programs when Ubuntu Server has no GUI? :X
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How to add new private key (OpenSSH) with multiple identities?

I have generated pair of both public and private key for one remote host. Now I want to add another private key in open format to connect via ssh to second remote host, but ssh denies connection with ...
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Server - connect to existing PPTP vpn and serve web traffic over vpn

I need to extend access to my database backed application to remote members of my team. This application is hosted on an Ubuntu server. Some of the data we're storing is protected by a contract ...
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Platforms to Email connection

I have a domain name with GoDaddy and self-managed VPS (Ubuntu 14.10) with different company. I'm still new when it comes to using anything but cPanel. If only I knew about the pure awesomeness of ...
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Basic Network Routing Question

I guess this is a very basic (dumb) question about routing. If I specify a route do I need to worry about a return path or does that also need to be specified? For example I have a WiFi hotspot on ...
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Installing Web server on linux containers?

Is it possible to create a container and install a web server into it ? i.e. apache web server and run it ? Im doing a project on ns-3 using tapbridge and I need one of the nodes to act as a ...
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Are Mirror Servers Other Than Default Safe To Use For Updates?

My default mirror server was very slow and so I decided to switch to another server to speed up the updating process. However, because there are so many of these servers to choose from -- most of ...
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Ubuntu Server doesn't boot after initial install boot on external hard drive

I have read a number of posts about similar issues but nothing so far has done anything to help me. I am also fairly inexperienced with setting up linux distributions. I am trying to instal Ubuntu ...
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DNS server with Bind9: can't resolve DNS records in forward and reverse zone files

Hello everyone :) I have tried to set up my own DNS server with bind9, but although I have tried several tutorials, I still get the same error. Starting bind9 works fine but when I use nslookup or dig ...
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Windows server, ubuntu server, windows client and ubuntu client problem

Problem 1 - If my windows client requests an address from my Linux server its successful but I lose connection to the windows domain. A new network is created. Problem 2 - If my ubuntu client gets a ...
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Ubuntu 12 ufw not allowing connections even if it says Anywhere?

Currently I can't seem to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 server unless I disable my ufw or if I do a "ufw allow ip_address". When I do a "ufw status" I get the following: I deleted the allow my ...
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Is there a way to automate an Ubuntu build?

So we use Rackspace for 90% of our client hosting. I typically build out the various servers and on the Linux side we use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as our primary distro. I have a well documented note that ...
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Assign static IP in Ubuntu server 14.10 [duplicate]

Iam running Ubuntu Server 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. Whenever i start the VirtualBox, it changes IP address. To run putty or WinScp, i had to check everytime. Is there any way to assign a static ...
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No shell log-in prompt in Ubuntu 14.04 server

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server system. It was running fine till I had a power failure. When I restarted, I couldn't see the shell login prompt. The start-up session is like this: ......... Starting ...
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Use Zentyal on Virtualbox with Mac Mini host… Crazy?

We are looking at upgrading our current server system in my school. Right now we have Zentyal 3.* running on a standard desktop PC. We never upgraded since we didn't want to break anything on the ...
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Edit Oracle Path on Ubuntu Virtual Machine

I have two virtual machines ubuntu 14.04 LTS, one is a server when I installed oracle 11g express, and the other is a simple client. My goal is to run an sql query remotely from the client machine. ...
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Web service only responding to local request

I have a webservice that listen on port 5678 on a remote ubuntu machine. netstats: tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:5678 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 10605/node I don't have any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server HDMI Output Video too Large for TV

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server on a device with HDMI out. The video on the virtual terminals is too large for the connected TV. I am not running an X server on this device, so none of the ...
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Creating Ubuntu Server

So im trying to learn Linux and one particular project im undertaking is creating a virtualized Ubuntu server using Ubuntu desktop and Virutalbox as a platform. So to keep things basic, im trying to ...
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Why I can't I telnet to a specific port?

the port 7778 is in listen, netstat -tulpn tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:7778 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 22776/java but I can't telnet that port from remote machine while I can telnet other ...