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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a pre-built RAID Array

So I've got a RAID array built (Via the ASUS motherboard, 2 disks, RAID 1). When I try to install Ubuntu server on it, the process runs as normal (Apart from the drive is detected as md126p1 rather ...
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How does dnsmasq cache for my entire network?

I have a Core2 duo Dell I got my hands on, I decided to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 for learning more about Linux, I googled good things to run on a server and came across dnsmasq I understand its ...
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Way of receiving alerts on login attempts, whether successful or not?

I believe my linux machine to be reasonably protected from external login. But since I am mildy paranoid, I would like to be alerted when there is a login attempt made to the server, whether ...
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Is Ubuntu Server only available with the command line?

One day my company is going to need a server, and I like Ubuntu since it has the least amount of viruses out of all the OSes (I think), but when I look at the Ubuntu Server it only has black ...
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Installing FOG on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install FOG on 12.04 Server LTS. I have downloaded the latest version from SF, but when I try to install it, it fails when trying to install MySQL, specifically with: The following ...
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How to setup a Multi User NAS

I want to setup a multi-user NAS, With an administrator, and have that admin have the ability to add users to the NAS. Users Are likely to be using mainstream platforms. So I plan for them to use ...
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I want to enable Apache in serving files from eSATA . ubuntu 14.04. Home server

I am new to apache and linux ( 3 months ) and started a home server, I would like to serve my documents in .pdf and .mp4 video of my own solved maths/physics solution via apache 2 residing on the ...
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I can't access the grub menu during bootup of Ubuntu server 14

I cannot access the grub menu when booting up Ubuntu server. I have tried the options in the following three threads: How to enable GRUB menu on Ubuntu 12.04 server? I can't get grub menu to ...
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LTSP client boots on busybox

I've installed an LTSP server on my linux desktop 12.04 (virtual machine), set all the necessary network settings. Now I created a thin client using virtualbox, booted (after starting up the server ...
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vino-server: local connection works but not remote connection

I would like to remotely take control over ma grandma's PC, where I installed lubundu 14.04.1. This is not a duplicate of this other question (I want to avoid teamviewer + see below). I configured ...
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Transmission remote access to web interface

To start off I would like to mention that my SSH access from outside of my lan works, so I know how to portforward and that seems to work. However, I can't seem to get access to the transmission ...
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Uninstall PHP 5.3 Ubuntu 14.04

I recently followed instructions given by AgentCool in Installing PHP 5.3 in Ubuntu 14.04. And I have PHP 5.3.28 as >PHP PHP 5.5.9 as >PHP5 How can I undo these steps and go back to original ...
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Configure LXC with additional IP ubuntu 14.04

I'm still looking for answer on my question. I have a dedicated server with ubuntu server 14.04, and 2 public ip. I want to add 1 public ip per 1 lxc. I think i've tried everything and nothing helped ...
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Can't access second NIC

I have 2 NICs with the primary em1 the other is p3p1. It appears from ifconfig dmesg that both are up and working but I can't access p3p1 from my Java test application. No joy with ping either. ...
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User Only Has Access To One File

I'm working on an appliance that has a web based GUI for setting up the network on an Ubuntu headless system. Initially the system will be set up for DHCP but one of the initial configurations will be ...
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Using OverlayFS to enable writing on a read only /etc

Is it a terribly bad idea to create a union mount, using OverlayFS, on top of /etc? I'm aiming to set up a system whereby a read-only root filesystem is installed on an SD card, with writeable areas ...
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NFS client's nautilus hangs when NFS server is ofline

NFS server: Ubuntu 14.04 server NFS client: Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit On Client I mounted the NFS share mount -v -t nfs NFSSERVER_IP:/servernfsfolder ~/clientnfs Mount was successful and I was ...
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Multiple public IP addresses can be pinged on the VPS but not from outside

This is my /etc/network/interfaces: auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address xx.xxx.252.26 netmask 255.255.252.0 gateway 83.136.252.1 up ip addr add ...
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I wish to have a structure, wherein I have an UBUNTU Server machine, and my Agents connect to the same using Thin clients. How can I do that

Well I use a structure in my organisation which is as below. I have a Windows Server 20 Agents connect to that server through a Thin Client using RDP and Terminal Services. Now I want to replace the ...
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ubuntu Server asus chromebox won't boot unless I have a hdmi display plugged in

So I installed Ubuntu Server on my Asus Chromebox, all works great except I have a strange issue. Ubuntu won't boot unless I have a hdmi display plugged in I've tested this over and over. If I plug ...
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Permission issues with tomcat

I installed Tomcat 7 following the Ubuntu guide. The server is working and gives me the "It works!" page on http://localhost:8080/. Now I want to setup my own webapp using Netbeans. I generated a new ...
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Changing Order of Interfaces

Hoping someone can help me, what I'm wanting to do is change the order of my interfaces on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. We're running our Ubuntu server on a VMWare box with three virtual interfaces. I've read ...
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apt-get upgrade complains about authentication of packages

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. When issuing a: sudo apt-get upgrade apt-get says: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated This is a fresh install from an ISO that ...
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how to replicate my server environment and directory structure using Vagrant

I am a developer by trade but am not used to configuring VM's and servers, so I apologize if these questions seem rather novice. I have recently started trying to use Vagrant for local development of ...
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How do I use a hardware switch for wifi, in Ubuntu Server?

I have been struggling with getting my wifi card working under ubuntu server 14.04 all week, and i finally tried installing with a desktop environment today (Xfce.) Needless to say, I got it working ...
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php not running on ubuntu 14.04

OS: ubuntu 14.04 Apache2: 2.4.7 php: 5.5.9 I've just made a fresh install a few days ago. Then install LAMP, set up apache virtual hosts, etc. Everything seem to be running fine... except for php. ...
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SSH to server with encrypted LVM

I setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 with encrypted LVM (static IP address with an entry in my /etc/hosts file) and would like to SSH to it with my laptop on my local network. The problem is that if I just do: ...
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problem nginx on ubuntu with nodejs

I'm trying to make nginx upstream configuration working for ubuntu 14.04, and make my nodejs app visible from virtual host name. this is my conf file in available-sites under the /etc/nginx upstream ...
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Warning when login to the server Ubuntu 14.04.1 [on hold]

I have installed the Ubuntu server 14.04.1 on my Hyper-V virtual machine. Every thing looks good after logging in. But am getting a warning message right after I login as below no talloc stackframe at ...
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Cannot load /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_mpm_itk.so

I ran tasksel to install lamp server, but I accidentally delete everything, when I got everything work as before I noticed that apache is not working and here is there message I get while trying to ...
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Where does `resolvconf` gets the IPs of DNS servers from?

On a server machine, I have the /etc/network/interfaces file similar to: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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Bind mounting for Site Storage Ubuntu and Plesk

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server installed and Plesk CP My system drive is too small to be 9f much use other than running the OS and software. So what I was thinking is I have another huge drive that id ...
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Joining an Ubuntu 14.04 machine to active directory with realm and sssd

I've tried following this guide to set up realmd and sssd with active directory: http://funwithlinux.net/2014/04/join-ubuntu-14-04-to-active-directory-domain-using-realmd/ When I run the command ...
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ecryptfs - decrypt and mount at boot with USB key

I have a system running Ubuntu Server as a testbed for some services that I want to get familiar with. I decided to let the installation procedure set up encryption. I knew all along that I would have ...
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How to change location of time machine on Ubuntu Server?

Hello I have ubuntu server 14 installed and I bought a new hard drive how do I go about changing the location of where the time machine back up saves?
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Ubuntu server spontaneous reboot

I have got two ubuntu 12.04 servers(xeon e3). Sometimes(several days) each server spontaneously reboots. HDDs and other hardware are ok. Which logfile can help find a reason of the problem? UPDATED. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Dektop, but using as a server

Is it possible to use Ubuntu Desktop as a Server? Can I host a website on it? What are the additional packages i need to install to make my system both as a desktop and a server
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Squid3, Webmin, Zentyal Server

First of all i'm asking this question for getting clear information from expert friends, i mean actually it's not a question it's like asking ideas. I'm making practice about squid3 on ubuntu 14.04.1 ...
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How to get GUI sudo password prompt without command line?

Currently, for all my commands that require root access, I have to type them out on a command line. I would like for the GUI to prompt me to key in my password, when sudo is required, instead of ...
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ubuntu server restarting instead of shutting down

Whenever I try to shutdown my pc by using sudo shutdown -... now (it doesn't matter what I fill in for the ...), it always shutdowns down for about 3-4 seconds, and than just powers up again. I'm sure ...
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ldap_bind: Confidentiality required (13)

I want to configure ldap with ssl so I used openssl for certificate and when I enable olcSecurity tls=1 in /etc/ldap/slapd.d/cn=config.ldif and now when I try to use ldapsearch or try to login it ...
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Ldap with ssl server configuration in ubuntu 12.04 server

I have successfully installed ldap server on Ubuntu 12.04 and other Ubuntu client can authenticate successfully but I want to secure ldap client server communication with the help of ssl I searched ...
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Access Server via a browser with DNS

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server running. When on my LAN I can go to a browser to access services running like Transmission and Plex by using the DNS address and the port number. My question is: How do I ...
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Downgrade from dev to stable (GLIBC_2.19 to GLIBC_2.17)

just wondering if I could get some help here, at the minute my VPS has GLIBC_2.19 and I donot want that. I need GLIBC_2.17. I believe GLIBC_2.19 is a dev package. I am a newby to Linux so take it ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions won't install

I'm trying to configure my virtual machine so I can share a folder between my host and guest OS, but when I try to install the Guest Additions I get the following message: I've already done ...
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.png Images will not display on webpage

I am having an issue where my '.png' images will not display in my webpage. I am running 12.04 server. The images are linked and called right in the code. The server recognizes that the files are ...
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Proper way to uninstall Ubuntu Server

I have installed Ubuntu Server on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V virtual machine. As part of learning I just want to remove the Ubuntu Server completely so that I can reinstall the server once again to get a ...
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How to change preferred release type for a server to LTS?

One of our servers in running 12.04.4 LTS. On login, it states: New release '12.10' available. Run 'do-release-upgrade' to upgrade to it. I know it's possible to change a setting to only ...
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Can't use graphical interface after installing Ubuntu 14.04 server [duplicate]

After installing 14.04 server, how could I get out from terminal and go to graphical?
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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...