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Can connect to ssh but not sftp through WAN. Through LAN both work

I'm running ubuntu server 14.04.3 32-bit with dynamic dns updating. Using LAN ip address, I can connect with both ssh and sftp to the server, but using either my public ip address or hostname, only ...
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How can I diagnose and fix a DNS issue on Ubuntu 14.04 Server?

I have installed a server install for a LAMP stack, Ubuntu server 14.04. This is done in a virtual machine running under Windows 7. If I run the machine as NAT then all of the internet functionality ...
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Can't Install MySQL Server 5.6, Gettin Error: Unable to set password for the mysql “root” user [duplicate]

Unable to set password for the Mysql "root" user An error occurred while setting password for the mysql administrative user.This may have happened because the account already has a password, or ...
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How do you setup a Linux server

Are there any good beginner tutorials out there to do this from the ground up? I want to learn how to create a server using Ubuntu OS and how to connect a website created on the server to the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 install hangs at Downloading Release files… 0%

Title says it. Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 from USB. Process goes smoothly until I hit the "Checking the Ubuntu archive mirror" screen, where it hangs at 0% forever. Is this something my network ...
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Trying to install Varnish on Ubuntu 14.04 server LTS

I'm attempting to install Varnish cache on Ubuntu 14.04 and getting this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: varnish : Depends: libjemalloc1 (>=2.1.1) but it is not installable ...
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Concepts of archiving all the user accounts in Ubuntu

I have given a task to archive all the user accounts for a given batch and delete the user accounts of the students for that batch. Such archiving could be useful for setting up the system for the ...
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avconv: Saving MP4 Process Hangs

not entirely sure if I should post this on askubuntu or stackoverflow. I'm setting up a website where users can upload videos and share them. I'm using avconv to reduce the video size and save it ...
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Ubuntu Mirror for Sri Lanka NOT working?

I recently migrated to Ubuntu from Win 8.1 (Used to try Ubuntu sometime back but went away..). After my initial install , the default server (mirror) selected was http://mirror.learn.ac.lk/ubuntu/. ...
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Ubuntu Server and Kodi

Currently I have a Raspberry Pi connected to TV, LAN and NAS, I use it to enjoy all my multimedia files through an OpenELEC distribution with Kodi. I like it and everything is working fine. I just ...
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logstash_forwarder connected to lostash-server-IP but never receive event

I installed elasticsearch, logstash, kibana, ngix and logstash-forwarder at same server to centralized logs. The log file (allapp.json) is a json file with logs entry like this: ...
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redis server not running show status not running

hduser@ubuntu:~$ redis-cli 127.0.0.1:6379> ping PONG 127.0.0.1:6379> quit hduser@ubuntu:~$ sudo redis-server status [sudo] password for hduser: 5194:C 04 Sep 14:51:01.970 # Fatal error, can't open ...
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How to set up SAMBA on ubuntu with a 2tb drive connected to my dlink router?

I tried mounting the network drive on all 5 computers in my home with smbfs: //192.168.1.1/USB_Storage /media/Shared_drive cifs guest 0 0 It works but I just think samba might be more secure. I have ...
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Ubuntu Mysql Server and Netbense Java Project Connectio Error

@ I Installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS (using VMwear Workstation).... Static ip details() address 192.168.137.xxx broadcast 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.137.0 ...
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GUI on ubuntu server

Just finished installation of Server. Logged into a command line. Was expecting a GUI interface. How do i configure a GUI like KDE or Gnome to manage my server??
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i am unable to run ubuntu webserver online with private ip address provided by virtual box

i have installed the ubuntu server in virtualbox and virtual box network settings are in NAT .for that virtualbox is providing the private ip address for server to work online but iam unable to ...
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Quick and dirty free tools to design and deploy a simple (and good-looking) event anouncement website?

I am looking for tools on Ubuntu to quickly design and deploy (on a local server) a simple and good-looking event announcement website. I am already running a django-driven apache deployed web app. ...
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How to Identify existing MTA on my Ubuntu server?

I am a beginner for Ubuntu Server and have very little knowledge about it. We have a running instance of Nagios Core from a production server TEST-1 (Ubuntu 14.04.2). It was set up before i joined ...
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Nagios is sending mails manually but alerts are not coming

Alert mailing is configured from a gmail id to avoid spam catchup. Nagios alert mailing is working fine while trying manually using 'mail' command. Which clearly means, nagios is capable of sending ...
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What are the directories and files that I should keep in sync for a cluster server

I am currently wanting to set up new clusters. Each cluster is defined by its software installed, software settings, and its home folder files. I want only the above to be cloned and not things ...
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Ip Forwarding between wlan0 <=> eth0: works in Terminal, fail in Browser?

I enabled ip-forwarding between my interfaces wlan0 and eth0 : in /etc/sysctl.conf sh "echo 1 > proc/etc..." 3 iptables rules. IpTables rules: sudo iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 ...
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How can the Telnet service on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS be enabled?

How can I enable the Telnet service on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS? Can somebody include a detailed description about the needed packages and configurations?
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regarding ubuntu server 14.04 cyberoam client and ubuntu desktop installation

our institute is running cyberoam so cannot connect to internet directly to use apt-get install command so where will i get the .deb download file of ubuntu desktop (gui) for ubuntu server 14.04 with ...
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DNS server testing and configuration

You are required to configure and test a DNS server. Configure a DNS server with both forward and reverse lookup. You should configure a domain name zone of .itc514.edu, and a reverse name mapping ...
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Someone somehow gained access to my system and ran malicious software off of it

I run game servers off of my Ubuntu 12.04 dedicated server and I just got home from work to find out that someone somehow gained access to my dedi, ran a malicious gameserver from it that installed a ...
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DHCP-Server issue-DHCP-SERVER IP

I’ve setup 2 new DHCP servers (failover mode) with about 120 VLans. Everything is working perfectly a part from 1 thing. The main (physical) interface (eth0) has the IP 172.16.1.11/24 and all other ...
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Need run scripts as different users on same host to different hosts without password prompt

I need to run scripts with different linux users on same host to different hosts without password prompt. In other words, the deferent users are on a source host able to login (ssh/scp/other shell ...
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Auto shutdown when no HDD activity

I have a media server with 6 hard drives. I use it 2 - 3 times a week, so it would be a waste of electricity if the server is turned on 24/7. So I want to shut it down when it is not in use, ...
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Trying to set wake timer, date is confusing

I'm trying to set wake timer with this command sudo rtcwake -m no -l -t `date +%s -d"2015-09-03 07:00"` This should wake my computer tomorrow 7am right? However this is the result: rtcwake: wakeup ...
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IPForward fail with wlan0 AP + eth0 WWW

I did it: wlan0: Wifi AP (Dhcp) eth0: Internet access I can verify the WWW is joinable by eth0. Clients can connect to Wlan0 AP. It works well if I redirect all traffic to localhost with ...
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Samba Broken after 13.04->14.04 upgrade

I finally updated our in-house file server from 13.04 to 14.04 yesterday. The upgrade went fine, but sadly, it is no longer much of a file server. Samba will no longer allow Windows machines to ...
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How do I setup up the backup configurations on godaddy to a Ubuntu Linux server?

I need to fill out out my remote host, the backup directory, the remote account username and password and if it is a passive FTP. Help with understanding this hopefully from someone who has done this ...
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Resize LVM partition Ubuntu server

I need some free space on a VM, so I added 50GB using ESXi. Now I have to make a partition use this new free space. The problem is that the VM already has 4 primary partitions, so I can't make a new ...
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File .htaccess not working

I have searched the web for this solution. I ´m using a custom .htaccess. This is the content: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond ...
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Nagios is not sending mails to outer domains

I have enabled email notifications in Nagios. I have added my company ID as well as Gmail id in contacts.cfg. I have added mailx in commands.cfg. Mails are getting dropped to company id but not to ...
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how to enable ethernet network?

In my Ubuntu 12.04LTS LAN connection does not enable automatically once give "dhclient eth0" the network connected to it also the network icon is hide from task bar. help me to solve this?
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Setting IP routes using script

My Setup In this setup, the server can see the routers but not see each other causing the clients to not be visible to each other as well. The VPN is set up using PPTP and the routers have DD-WRT ...
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Samba giving me problems after restart

I usually do not ask for much help as I google and research all my problems well. I am trying to share an internally attached hard drive through samba to access from (Android, Windows, and other Linux ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with MAAS

Everything seemed to go well, but when I try to commission a node the machines PXE boot to login and then shutdown. I have commissioned three. All have been allocated but they all boot to login ...
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Full update package?

So I have some servers that sit behind some firewalls and are not able to reach the internet. Unfortunately, thats not about to change or else their sole purpose would be wasted. This is ultimately ...
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mounting a network server on ubuntu machine

I am using UBUNTU 14.04 and I changed it to exactly look like 10.04. Found it much easier than current GUI of 14.04. I want to mount a network server(a cluster UNIVA GRID ENGINE) on my local machine ...
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Can't view Ubuntu Server (VM) in browser, I can connect with SSH

I can't seem to be able to access my php files in a browser from my external ip. I have a Ubuntu Server VM set up on my Windows desktop. I also have a Windows laptop that I use (99% of the time, it's ...
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How do I add my printer to Google Cloudprint?

My printer is connected and shared by Ubuntu 14.04 server (old laptop). I can use this printer with Windows laptop. I wonder how can I add this printer to Google Cloudprint and make it accessible by ...
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MAAS - PXE won't boot images

I'm currently trying to set up a maas/openstack environment for testing purpuses, but I've got problems with deploying the nodes. When I start the node that is connected to the private network of my ...
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How to change DHCP Server log location

I have a running DHCP server and I would like to change the location of the log file to /var/etc/dhcpd.log I have found this in the dhcpd.conf file: #Use this to send dhcp log messages to a ...
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Mount.d does not seem to start

Yesterday my NFS share did work. Today I get: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting On the server, when I restart nfs (service nfs-kernel-server restart) I get: * Stopping NFS kernel ...
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Unable to SSH to uploaded Ubuntu VHD on Azure

I was provided an ova Ubuntu 32-bits VirtualBox image, and I uploaded it to Azure using the following steps: Loaded it on VirtualBox then saving it into a VMDK disk Converted it to VHD format ...
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Change Ubuntu Interface in VM Esxi Client

i just got my first job and i need to work on our server. our server has VMWare Esxi V5.5 which has 3 vm's. Each vm has an outdated Ubuntu OS in Command Line. although i figured out how to access it ...
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how to obtain ipv4 address of ubuntu server running in virtual box along with ipv6?

i have installed ubuntu server on virtual box. When i execute the "ifconfig" command it shows the info of eth0 and loopback with inet6 address .but i want ipv4 address instead of ipv6 and i am not ...
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How to upgrade libfuse-dev from 2.9.2 to 2.9.4 Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I have been trying all day to upgrade my version of libfuse-dev 2.9.2 to libfuse 2.9.4. I am on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (headless) But it seems that it has a TON of dependencies which need to be upgraded ...