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how to install ubuntu server with apt-get

I m having ubuntu minimal in a headless vps. Now i can upgrade that to a desktop one using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop which installs the desktop version(link). How can i use apt-get to ...
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Running Gitlab with Ubuntu Server on a fanless / low wattage pc

I am looking for a small fanless pc to run Gitlab with Ubuntu Server. Which brand and model pc would you recommend? Will the upcomming fanless Zotac Zbox C Series be an option? Or will the Intel NUC ...
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ubuntu 14.04 default firewall rules

I would like to know exactly which scripts are responsible for default iptables rules (no ufw, no gufw) in Ubuntu Server 14.04. After fresh installation even with ufw disabled (by default) there are ...
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get cpu usage in command

I want get cpu usage. I used this command : top -bn1 | grep "Cpu(s)" | sed "s/.*, *\([0-9.]*\)%* id.*/\1/" | awk '{print 100 - $1}' But return 100%. I dont know what to do.
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How to Install SSL Cert on Apache2 Ubuntu 12.04

I manage to install apache2 in my ubuntu 12.04 vps. Now my question is how is it really going to install ssl cert to make my site https:// ? I already followed this tutorial from Digital Ocean, but I ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday 17/04/14 I tried an upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. The process went fine without error messages. Then came the reboot and it stuck booting. All booting messages went through then it ...
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DHCP Server & Client

So I'm having a bit of trouble getting my DHCP server to assign and IP address to my clients. I have the dhcpd.conf file configured to assign a range of IP address to my clients as follows: ...
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Index of files instead of site on ubuntu server

I recently started using a computer with Ubuntu as a server so I am quite new to this. Sorry if my question seems dumb but I installed a few pacakges like Owncloud and it works fine, I can write ...
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How to open port 8000 in ubuntu server 10.04

I want to open port 8000 in my ubuntu server 10.04 for port forwarding on a dvr. The router is properly configured on the client side but my server is not listening to port 8000 from outside world. ...
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Linux-Ubuntu Problem : Cannot find mysql database after connection is made to mysql

I have a war file deployed in webapps folder at /srv/apache-tomcat-7.0.53/webapps/ War name is InIndia.war I have deployed inindiadb.properties in classpath which is /srv/apache-tomcat-7.0.53/lib ...
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unable to connect local server with ssh?

i'm using ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. when i'm trying to connect with the local server it gives me following message and asking paasword even though it is configured with server. ...
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Is there any user friendly alternative to screen?

I am running Ubuntu Server and want to have multiple terminals. Screen works fine but..it is not user friendly. I mean..after pressing Ctrl+A you get no notification of you being in command mode, in ...
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12.04.4 lts server - after install last updates dont boot. Please help

Hello i have ubuntu server 12.04.4 LTS Last updates need to reboot system, when i rebooted i have boot fail with this: "Cannot read the linux header you need load the kernel first" I have run Your ...
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How can I unlock ports to access server via url?

some weeks ago I've prepared a virtual server in Virtualbox. It has the following specifications: OS: Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Arch: 32 bits RAM: 1 GB Virtual Hard Disk Size: 360 GB Network adpaters: ...
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“You can install it by typing…” missing on 14.04 LTS (server)

In previous versions of Ubuntu, I've received a prompt that tells me which package to install, if I try to run something that isn't installed yet. For example, when entering mongo: The program ...
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Ubuntu Server apply group policy to Windows Client

If I have a Ubuntu Server, could I apply Window Local Policies through ? All my clients are Window 7 computers. I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, but I want to see if I could use my Ubuntu Server. I ...
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Apache2 cannot find sites after update

after I updated my server 1 hour ago to 14.04 LTS I can't find/load the sites hosted on that server. I use apache2 and haven't really configured anything else than 2 enabled sites on it. As of now the ...
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How can I clear out the disk (reformat) when I'm installing Ubuntu Server?

I'm installing Ubuntu Server 14.04. I had an old install (12.04) with lots of junk on in, so I'd like to remove all the stuff. I can't seem to find a an obvious option for clearing out the old disk. ...
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Is it possible to see a remote ubuntu server throught a gui?

I have some ubuntu (version 13.10) servers which I can access throught ssh. It is all fine, but I'd like to access them with a gui, so to handle some operations more efficiently. Of course I'd like ...
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VirtualBox: Simulate network and DHCP Server - cant reach hosts

I have 4 Virtual Machines with VirtualBox and I want to set up a virtual network like this: The VMs have multiple eth interfaces using "Internal Networking" mode in Virtualbox. My goal is to be ...
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Deploy app on OpenStack deployed locally on single machine

I have deployed OpenStack using DevStack on single Ubuntu 12.04 machine running all services. I actually have to develop a Private Cloud Document Management System Now, I want to know that how do I ...
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Only HTTPS sites are opening

After updating my Ubuntu 13.10 on 14 April 2014, I am not able to access HTTP sites while HTTPS sites are working perfectly both in Firefox and Chrome. My OpenSSL is built on: Mon Apr 7 20:33:19 UTC ...
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PPTP VPN won't reconnect after faluire

I configured a PPTP vpn in /etc/network/interfaces this way: auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider server1 The link is correctly broken up on boot or when I issue ifup tunnel, but when it ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS Network problem

Ok everyone, I am "sorta" new to ubuntu and am now running a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I did a basic install of 12.04 lts 64-bit. After initial boot I logged in and ran 'sudo apt-get update'. After ...
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Mounted a windows file in ubuntu, can't access it through terminal

So I am 95% sure I mounted the drive(files) that I wanted from a Windows server to ubuntu. I followed the tutorial on http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/22518/how-to-mount-a-remote-folder-in-ubuntu/ and I ...
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sendmail doesn't work anymore

i've installed sendmail to send mails from php, but after some messing with some virtualhosts the mail(); function in php doesn't work any more. How can I get the mail(); function to work again? ...
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Cannot ssh my server after reboot

I have a linux server at my mom's house that I access through ssh from my house. It has been working fine until I rebooted it tonight; I actually rebooted it twice and it went fine and after the ...
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Do i need Ubuntu Desktop to run Ubuntu Server [on hold]

Do I need to install ubuntu on my macbook to install the server? I have tried installing it on my mac and I went to through the setup process but it doesn't seem to boot up. Thanks, Tyge
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS VPS + Wine + .exe + ttf Fonts + Autologon and Autostart

I have 2 Questions to any Linux or Ubuntu PRO here: 1)How to install wingding.ttf under Wine (in Ubuntu Server). ...i tried many ways and i can use this font under LibreOffice e.g. but it doesnt work ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 reboot issue

Have some problem with restart server supermicro on Ubuntu server 13.10. Command: reboot shutdown -r now init 6 dont restart my server, but after it shutdown. I need to push power button every ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I know that some users may say that this is a duplication but seriously I have combed the answers and those on the internet for over half a day and I am so frustrated i am going to explode. Now that ...
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powerful media center for tower [on hold]

I have project to make a Media Server for a tower with over 50 units. I want each TV in units connect to media server and watch live TV (from TV tuner is Media server), or watch off-line videos or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 problems with mysql

I use Ubuntu Server 12.04 for my Django project. On my local PC there is no errors and etc. Sometimes on server I have error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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Help on mail server on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having problems on getting start a mail server on Ubuntu 12.04. I just try this tutorial for Debian Wheezy, but without sucess... I really need a mail server running with: Postfix, Dovecot, ...
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Getting “Server unexpectedly closed network connection”

I created VM by using Jclouds API and by giving the public address in putty login into the VM. I tried to install GUI in VM by giving the below command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It is ...
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Help understanding failed boot logs

I am trying to understand why my VPS server had a "black out" this morning. Such black out lasted roughly 25 minutes, during this time I couldn't even ssh into the server. We tried to remotely reboot ...
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How to change operating system to Ubuntu on a VPS?

Apparently Zimbra is supported and recommended for Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately my OS of choice, Debian is not officially supported. So in order to upgrade and hence patch the much needed security ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...
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what does this mean “80/tcp filtered http”

Our linux server(ubuntu) stop listing on port 80. this is what i got : PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 80/tcp filtered http what does this "80/tcp filtered http" means? What ...
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Port forwarding to a shared internet connection?

I have a computer being shared a wifi internet connection over ethernet, and I'm trying to run a server off it. However, when I try to port forward in my router settings to the IP in it's Connection ...
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Configuring sendmail in 12.04 server

I have some Wordpress sites hosted in my Ubuntu 12.04, so that contact forms and general email sending works alright, I tried to install sendmail since it seems a simple and straightforward way to get ...
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sudo reboot now 14.04 beta 2 bug [on hold]

I've noticed this across the board on all my 14.04 final beta servers. I have to hard reset it past this point. Is this a known issue or a bug? Doesn't matter what it's running, this just happens to ...
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Tens of thousands of failed/denied SSH login attempts [on hold]

Recently a few friends and I came up with an idea for an app. To facilitate the creation of it, we set up LAMP on an Ubuntu Server 12.04. This box is running from my home. We've set up 3 user ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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sudo ./server command not executing

I'm trying to implement opencv in a distributed system and use my system as a server but when i execute the executable server file created by my makefile the following error pops up. OpenCV Error: ...
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Port usage in OpenVPN on Ubuntu Precise

I'm using OpenVPN to setup a VPN server on a desktop with the client on a laptop also using OpenVPN. Both machines are Ubuntu Precise Desktop. All that I want to do is to access website securely when ...
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net-snmp-create-v3-user: not found

I'm having a hard time adding a user to smpd v3. The following command: net-snmp-config --create-snmpv3-user -a <mypass> <myuser> ends up with a /usr/bin/net-snmp-config: 236: ...
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How do I save an SSH key passphrase for an unattended process?

I've created passphrase protected RSA key. The public key is installed on remote server in authorized_keys in the user's .ssh directory. From requesting server, I can SSH into the remote server ...
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What is the password to the root account on Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

if anyone knows what the password for the root account and can help me, that would be great. Thanks.
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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...