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Cannot for the life of me get samba to work between my new Ubuntu server and my Windows 10 machine

I've just put together my own little server from "scrap" parts and I'm currently running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS on a 500GB HDD on it, I also have a 1TB HDD that I want to use as a central file ...
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How to make access to specific folder from web?

I´ve set up a ftp-connection to my server and it works fine. My mission was to write a python ftp-script with user and password-values, but I got stuck. So instead I just want to set it up, where ...
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Is it possible/feasible to recompile server kernel to support eMMC storage?

I need to preseed for an unattended install of Ubuntu 14.04 however from what I have found the only way to do so is simply use the server install instead of the desktop. The server install does not ...
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Server hangs on reboot when clam is running

In a nutshell Rebooting normally takes under 1 minute, but if clamav-daemon is running, a reboot will take 30 minutes exactly. Overview I have a Ubuntu 15.10 "cloud" mail server: postfix, dovecot, ...
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How to share folder from Ubuntu Server 14.04 using samba to 2 desktop, windows XP and Ubuntu in Virtual Box

I have 3 image in my Virtual Box. Ubuntu Server, windows xp and ubuntu 12.04. FYI, i've already install samba in Ubuntu server and the problem is that im stuck when trying to share folder from ubuntu ...
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Monitor Usage and Switch Off

Good day, I am currently looking at renting a VPS server for our Gaming group to use as a TeamSpeak server. We would like to keep it local, but are limited to resources and funds. I have found a ...
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problem during GSN installation

grant usage on . to gsn@localhost identified by ‘gsnpassword’; is this a correct syntax for user 'gsn' to connect to the server from localhost using the password 'gsnpassword':in Mysql Server version ...
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ubuntu server share folder inside vm to other vm

I have VMs(Ubuntu server and Windows7) How do i able to make ubuntu server share folder to Window 7 ? and window 7 is able to seeing shared folder from ubuntu server ?
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Samba Domain is same as hostname, fastest way to change?

So, I've been following this tutorial for my first ever samba Domain Controller setup. However, I wasn't really thinking straight during the process, and assigned the domain name the same as the ...
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Connect (rdp) debian server from linux mint machine [on hold]

I am trying to have desktop access to a debian server through my linux machine (using remmina as the software). Till now I have the necessary credentials to create a ssh connection. So far I have done ...
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Samba bug, need help running a command at boot to fix it

I have this bug in the latest Samba available in the Ubuntu 15.10 repository. As Sylvain Pasche says, you can work around it by doing the following: mkdir /mnt/root mount -o rbind / /mnt/root The ...
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GRUB could not be installed on softraid (mdadm on 14.04.03 server)

I ve got some problems with installing latest 14.04.3 The bug is described here. After using mdadm to create software raid5 (3 HDD) partition, the GRUB refuses to install. Updating the update-grub ...
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Wondershaper won't work for values 9950+ [on hold]

I'm strugling with traffic shaping on my video-streaming server. I'm thrilled how does the wondershaper work, however, I can't set more than 9950 (approx. 1,75MB/s) for uploading. If I set anything ...
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Mysql installation failed

Mysql server is failed to start suddenly, so I just uninstalled it and tried to reinstall again. But, While installing the mysql server using #apt-get install mysql-server-5.6 I got the following ...
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apache doesn't restart on Ubuntu 14.04 server reboot

I have recently clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 server. Recently I noticed when I reboot my server Apache 2.4.7 won't start automatically - If I try to restart it I get " There are processes named ...
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Ubuntu server not showing up in Windows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 to run a file server. I have samba installed. It will not show up in my Windows network area, and sometimes it will let me connect to my windows shared files from the Linux ...
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ssh local ipaddress

I am trying to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on my local laptop. I have 2 VMs running ubuntu. I am able to successfully run hadoop on each one of these VMs as single-node. To configure ...
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Static LAN IP Problems on Ubuntu

I'm having problem on defining static IP to my machine. I want to declare a static IP which connects to router with wireless, those lines below are the settings in /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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Parse Error:Syntax Error T_String

I have ubuntu as guest on virtualbox and host is Windows 7 ultimate. phpinfo(); in test.php at /var/www/ displays the proper information, yet when I echo something out, I receive : Parse Error:Syntax ...
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How to broadcast local server as wifi hotspot

I have a local server running on 127.0.0.1:8008. I would like to use my ubuntu laptop as a wifi hostspot to allow users to access the server running on this port. I read ...
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Error in restarting apache2

I done a lot but still getting error in restarting apache2. * Restarting web server apache2 AH00112: Warning: DocumentRoot [/home/test.com] does not ...
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Some jar files count as .zip?

I have a server for Minecraft and i just recently updated to java 8 update 73, iIfollowed some tutorials to get it installed, I also use the command to set it as default... but only the jar files on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install fail

I am using legacy boot. I install server 14.04.3 but when I reboot I get nothing. It never boots and never gives up and tries netboot, it just hangs, black screen. It appears to be a hardware issue ...
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Increase the root partition size on Ubuntu Server 14.04

How can I increase the root partition size of a virtualized Ubuntu Server 14.04 using the CLI?
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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Issues with Samba Connection

So I'm building my first home server and am having issues with the samba system all my computers can detect it but I am receiving errors telling me it is unaccessible. The computers in the house are ...
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How to configure email sending?

I am setting up Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, and want to configure automatic updates with email notifications. Ubuntu Server Guide talks about two places where I can specify email TO address: ...
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Samba4, chgrp: invalid group: `domain admins'

I am following the steps in this tutorial "https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs" to share folders, but when I get "# chgrp" Domain Admins "/ srv / samba / Demo /" i get "hgrp: ...
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ntp.conf error. unexpected T_String, expecting T_EOC

Having a problem with my NTP server. It is an Ubuntu 14.04 VM. It seems to hang after a day or so of running. When it's up, it's working fine. I'm seeing these errors in syslog: ntpd[901]: syntax ...
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updating Ubuntu, version differences

Okay, so after looking through the forum and carefully checking the 'may already have your answer' section. I have decided to ask this question. First some background, I'm in charge of about 9 Linux ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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Restoring backups made with rsnapshot

So I have configured my backup server to pull full system backups from my prod server using rsnapshot. Here is the exclude list that I used for my backups: - /lost+found - /media/* - /cdrom/* - ...
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Config for direct network connection between 2 servers both with connection to switch

I have the following setup: Server 1 eth0 > Switch Server 2 eth0 > Switch eth0 on both currently uses DHCP where the DHCP server will assign the same IP each time, so they have static IPs. ...
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What is the proper way to allow multiple users access to /var/www?

Software Versions Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 I have a small web server set up and have about 5 users for whom I host websites. My web structure is like this: /var/www/user1 /var/www/user2 ...
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Copying backups from remote server to local machine with a cronjob?

I have two remote servers, one running Apache and MySQL, and another Apache and Postgresql. Using these (https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Automated_Backup_on_Linux) scripts as reference, I've created ...
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Abnormal usage for memory

These days, my linux VPS is very slow, for that I've installed htop package using apt-get to see what is happening to my server. When I opened htop, I see that my server is using approximatively 700 ...
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Errore GnuTLS -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

VSFTPD raise this error after checking the password of users that don't have a shell login to the server. I have it and I can login without any problem. This is the log I see in Filezilla: Stato: ...
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Ubuntu server content security [on hold]

I am learning server side administration ... I can across one requirement where I want to setup a local server(preferably Ubuntu server) such that it connects to computer on same network. My ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Windows 10 Machine using Oracle Virtual Box 5.0.12 r104815, but cannot get past the "Select and install software" step. I've tried running Virtual Box as ...
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Error Access to share folder with samba4

Hello I try share a folder with samba4-ac-dc I do the next steps: sudo mkdir /data/Users in smb.conf add the following lines: [Users] path = /data/Users read only = no sudo service samba restart ...
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Forcing password policies - domain user management like Active Directory

Good topic: user management for 10+ ubuntu machines The goal: force globally password policies on Ubuntu Desktop machines (force password change, force password complexity). Would be good but not ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 kernel panic

I am trying to figure out the reason for the Ubuntu 12.04.4 server freezing. OS and Kernel: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64) This is a vanilla installation without any ...
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Why can't I log in to my Samba share on my home network?

Recently I've had to reinstall Ubuntu Server 15.10 64-bit after wiping my home server due to an insecure password-only SSH server sitting on it for too long. Now, I'm plagued with setting my machine ...
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Add two root users during installation during installation + managing it - Ubuntu server

I would like to ask you all, that is it possible to enter some kind of script before entering the setup screen to be able to add 2 root users instantly. I am at the beginning of creating 190 virtual ...
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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point the domain to the real folder when there is another config use ssl certification

i have an ubuntu server on digitalocean i'm using apahce2 the problem is i have three domain one of theses config file has ssl certification and when i'm on the browser and i use https with any ...
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* Restarting web server apache2

when i restart my apache2 i look this msg : Restarting web server apache2 AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified ...
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Deluge Daemon fails to start on Ubuntu 15 systemd error: code=exited, status=203/EXEC

Trying to install deluge by following this guide on a new Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I have looked at the two most likely linked questions, but I can't discern an answer and the error message is different from ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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How to detect irregular activity in LAN/PC? [on hold]

As I've just set up nice SSH server and everything so I was wondering if there are any ways to monitor my computer and my LAN from any suspicious/unusual activity? Additional information: The lower ...