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Setting up network for two places with different static IP addresses by script

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'd like to use it at home and at work. At home it could get a DHCP address or a static address 192.168.2.x but at work it must get the static IP address 10.10.34.122. I ...
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Installing Server over Old R50e lenovo thinkpad

Tried several distribution starting on 6.10 which gave me an error: Unknown Interrupt or fault at EIP 00000060. Than went to 10.04: Got stuck every time tried to download from a mirror. Then finally ...
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RDP to Ubuntu Desktop/Server 14.04

I have a server and desktop both running Ubuntu, and have been trying desperately to enable both for RDP from outside machines. I can ssh to these just fine, but nothing I try from other forums seems ...
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showing em0 in ubuntu server 14.4 lts

I Have installed Linux 14.04 lts. I am getting interface device name as em0 and eth1.I want to rename it as eth0 and eth1.
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Connect To Lubuntu Server Via SFTP From Web

I have a Lubuntu machine which I use as my main home file backup. I have a Wordpress blog which I would like to backup using a plugin. The plugin allows backup to FTP/SFTP, so this seems the best ...
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Ubuntu Crashing Frequently

I am running a Ubuntu-14.04 x64 minimal. It has 64gb RAM, Hexa Core (3.2ghz) and some other stats, that are quite overpowered for my current usage (as i think). The system runs a mysql server and ...
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How can I sync a folder on my Desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) into a folder on a server in my network?

How can I sync a folder on my Desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) into a folder on a server in my network which requires a password for authentication and being connected via port 714. How can I include the ...
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How will my users get public ip from my private server?

I have a private server and I want my user to get public IP via bridge. My IP range is 172.16.0.1-50. I am running CentOS on the server.
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How to add user to sudo group in ubuntu server [duplicate]

I tried to add user to sudoers with adduser username sudo, as well as in /etc/sudoers, but it cannot be change because is read only. Can someone help me please?
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kerberising ssh not working

I have installed krb5-admin-server and krb5-kdc. My kerberos realm name is IGROUP.COM. I didn't have any virtual machines to make a lab setup. So I am testing the ssh authentication using kerberos in ...
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How to reflash to show the new IP address for MAAS v1.5 / Ubuntu 14.04?

From issue: Is there a way to statically map MAC addresses to IP addresses for machines in MAAS? I need modify Node IP address from 192.168.1.19 to 192.168.1.21, try to add "host buildbot01 {...} " ...
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Error installing ubuntu server?

My problem is the same as the one addressed in this thread. Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 install error: can't umount /media But the solution was given by the asker as he manually created a link between ...
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How to view hostname locally, works external

I have a webserver hooked, up I recently noticed that I can view the webserver htttp://music2share.ca from out side my network but when I try with in my network at home wont work, I edited the hosts ...
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Is it more appropriate to use a Ubuntu Desktop or a Server for my development environment?

Right now I am dual-booting both Linux and Windows 8 on my laptop, but because I am preparing to move to Windows 10 and want to have access to my linux environment on my Surface Pro as well I have ...
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Samba recycle bin on ubuntu 14.04 doesnt put the file in only folders

When I delete something in Samba on a Windows system the file goes to recycle bin by default. That works on the share on anywhere in that / filesystem but when I try the same thing on another drive ...
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Base Ubuntu Server, Can't install anything

I'm currently administrating an Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 and was looking forward to installing LAMP, first two lines I wrote were $ sudo apt-get update Reading package lists.. Done (no more no less) $ ...
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Setting up bridged networking with KVM

I'm trying to install KVM. I've done the installation and I'm now following the second part of the guide to get bridged networking to work. However, I'm stuck at the part where I need to modify the ...
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How To Set Up Multiple SSL Certificates on One IP with Apache on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install Self-Signed OpenSSL on Ubuntu 14.04 that hosts multiple domains with single IP. I followed the instruction that are available on the web but still getting error message on ...
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how to add ubuntu router's network to a wireless router to expand its network

I have configured an ubuntu server to become a outer with dhcp functionalities and I saw this post on connecting one router to another to expand its network. My ubuntu router is on a vmware and I was ...
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Load newer Kernel module over older build in one on start

I am using the Intel 82579LM network card, for which there is a newer driver available on the Intel driver site. Installing the driver is no problem and after manually removing the kernel module from ...
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Connecting an android device to ubuntu router/server

I have made my ubuntu server into a router with dhcp functionalities inside vmware workstation. My LAN is 10.1.10.0. I can assign static addresses to any pc and connect them all to a switch for them ...
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Webmin Linux Firewall NAT and Packet Filtering

Can someone explain to me the difference between these two? Like in NAT and Packet Filtering there are rules for both incoming and outgoing packets. I do not really understand their differences. What ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server - fresh install - Id like a desktop please, no sugar or milk with that either

I am running a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 Server on my laptop, mainly used for programming etc. I want as light as possible setup without any bloat (hence the server install). I'm not a fan of ...
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What is the secret unicode key for maas when reconfiguring maas-cluster-controller

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with maas server. I had an issue with rabbitmq message broker and reinstalled it. But it accidentally deleted region-controller settings and when configured again it asked ...
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How to view my web server public

I've had my web server up and running 4 years, I recently moved and now using bell modem, I forward my ports and can now see port 80 on canyouseeme. Before I got the port opened i think I might have ...
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install apxs on ubuntu with apache2

so i've installed apache2 with sudo apt-get install apache2 i've set up the server but i need apxs for some external modules to work, and i can't seem to find it in my /usr/sbin how can i install it ...
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Broadcast ubuntu router on network connections

I have configured my ubuntu server to become a router. It has a network of 10.1.10.0. How do I broadcast this network for devices to see it as a choice for a network connection?
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multiple sites apache2

i am trying to set up multiple sites on one server. Problem: only 1 of the desired sites are working I followed this: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server failing PXE install - Generic error

I'm hoping someone can point me to a logfile with more information than the generic error I'm getting. I have a CentOS-based PXE server that hosts many different operating systems available for ...
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Server at OVH (Ubuntu 14:010) work on SSH and HTTP ONLY from my cellphone(4g)

Hope you'Re all going good. So yeah this is alittle problem i have with the VPS i took at OVH. They say everything is fine in their end. But i managed to install nginx on the server and even then ...
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Setup router, iptables to access website via Domain Name in local network problem

I have a problem with iptables / bind9. Topology: My local PC: DNS set to: 88.220.77.193 VirtualBox with: ROUTER: eth0 : 88.220.77.193 255.255.255.0 to the Internet; eth1 : 192.168.100.254 ...
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Lost xrdp remote desktop connection Ubuntu Server on Azure from windows

My problem is similiar to: Blank desktop when logging in via xrdp But I am also loosing the connection. I have an Ubuntu 14 Server VM in Microsoft Azure Cloud. And my laptop is Win8 X64. I am able ...
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Desktop under Ubuntu server 14.04.2 doesn't work

I've already installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 After it I've executed: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop After reboot, I can login with my user and password ...
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isc-dhcp-server and compiz?

I'm facing a very strange problem. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything is normal until I install isc-dhcp-server. When it's installed, my desktop becomes abnormal. All strings (file/folder names) ...
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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Ubuntu server 15.04 blank screen after install

Everything installed fine but when I went to boot the monitor timed out and went to sleep after post finished. Tried adding nomodeset to launch configuration but instead just got a blank screen with ...
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Destination host can Browse but I can't reach pinging Destination host

Here is the destination /etc/network/interfaces file contents auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 150.x.x.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 network ...
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IKEv2 VPN server with strongswan: Multiple clients behind the same NAT

I installed and configured strongswan to run IKEv2 VPN. But can't make multiple clients to be able to connect to the server. The clients are behind the same NAT and only one device (rarely two) can ...
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How do I get dropbear to actually work with initramfs?

So I'm trying to unlock a headless server running an encrypted version of Ubuntu 14.04. It is a virgin 14.04.2 install with all updates as of writing. I went thtrough the standard shenanigans with ...
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I try to connect a server using SSH but i got this problem.how to fix it [on hold]

kaho@kaho-ThinkCentre-XXXX:~$ ssh s141529@218.189.208.18 -v OpenSSH_6.7p1 Ubuntu-5ubuntu1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
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cannot ssh into an ubuntu server which seems to be due to a problem on server side

i'm trying to login in to an ubuntu server from windows msysgit providing the identity explicitly. output of ssh -i .ssh/id_rsa user@site is $ ssh -i .ssh\id_rsa user@user.koding.io -vvv > ...
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How to redirect all internet traffic to SSH tunnel?

First, I'm not a computer expert, I know a bit about networking and its stuff. I'm just an average computer user. So here's the question, I set up an ssh tunnel on my Linux machine with the following ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 gedit error cannot open display

I'm trying to fix an apache2 error (see... Why is my Apache not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04? to understand the error) but to do that I have to use gedit, now after installing gedit and ...
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Windows 8 not finding Ubuntu Server [on hold]

I have 2 Ubuntu Servers. Both work OK, however one server can be reached by all but 1 machine. The Windows 8.1 machine can see the server, ping the server, even go to Webmin to work on it. However ...
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Email spam leveraging php mail function [on hold]

Is this an appropriate question here? Erase me if not. I have a CentOS virtual dedicated server. But I doubt Ubuntu would change much about this question. I also have a home rolled email form that ...
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In what folder does Ngnix gets installed in Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to understand the Nginx folder structure. In what folder (or folders) does Ngnix gets installed in Ubuntu Server? Thanks
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Locking down an apache server - Prevent '/' page from being visible to all

I first installed Apache as part of a ZoneMinder setup. I then added to the server with an ownCloud setup. All this is only accessible to LAN or to WAN-through-ssh and that part works great. I now ...
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Is it there a Text User Interface (terminal application) which does what Kalarm do?

Since there's no updates on the enhancement request raised by @DavidJarvie on the KAlarm Project, documented in my previous question over here: http://askubuntu.com/a/257843/9598, I started wondering ...
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User Groups Best Practices in Ubuntu Server

I reciently decided to manage my own web server (Ubuntu/Nginx) and as best practices I went and disabled the root user and created a new one with root privileges. When I created the new user I didn't ...
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I want to redirect my site trafic on another port from a subdomain

I want to redirect my trafic from my subdomain i.e blog.somesite.com to port i.e somesite.com:3000 using Virtual Host. My default Virtual Host configuration was: <VirtualHost *:80> ...