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default ubuntustudio 15.04 install crypto passphrase works fine except for swap

Did a fresh install of ubuntustudio 15.04 (64b), activated encryption at installation start. Everything works fine. I reboot, provide passphrase, go in, install, access, modify, everything is fine ...
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php not working nginx load balancer

I am trying to set up my server so that when all traffic coming throught the email_admin directory are worked through the current server otherwise they are sent to myapp1 this is what my ...
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Awstats keyword and keyphrases tabs are empty

My awstats report gives empty results for "Search Keyphrase and Search Keywords fields", I have apache on my server and using Logformat="1" in awstats.mysite.conf. All other results are showed ...
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Can't install mysql-server on Server 15.04

I have a fresh VPS at Digital Ocean, imaged with Server 15.04 x64. I'm trying to install mysql-server, but it errors out. Why is this happening? The only system configuration-related thing I did ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS File Sharing Permissions

Linux beginner here. I'm trying to make (what I think) is a very simple setup with my server, but I'm finding a ton of conflicting information. I'm using my server to share folders via samba to two ...
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Server - Run a program allowing it to write only on a specific directory

i'm a web developer and i need to run some third-party programs on my server. Since these programs are third-party and i'm not always 100% sure of their reliability, i would run these programs with ...
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Free Radius User Authentication

I have a question regarding Freeradius.As of right now I this is a sample of how my users are set up /etc/freeradius/users Test Cleartext-Password := "test123" Service-Type = ...
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systemd-backlight on Ubuntu 15.04

Hey people of the internet! I have a problem saving/restoring the brightness on my laptop... I am running Ubuntu 15.04 server, with Xfce4, but booting default to command line. My problem now is, ...
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Server error with fragmentation

After my chromebook updated to the latest update when i went into the shell and tried to start Ubuntu this populated. HELP Please!? not sure what to do. chronos@localhost / $ sudo startxfce4 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server no internet connection

I lost power briefly today, when my headless ubuntu server rebooted I could no longer SSH into it. I assumed the drive had failed or something. I took out the drive, put it into a USB SATA enclosure ...
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Ubuntu uses all upload speed

So a couple days ago I received a complaint that there was really high latency on our network -- fine, easy fix. I open up our firewall to see that it's sending 100,000 packets per second! Our RAM and ...
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How to find mail server config for existing alias mail group?

I am working on Ubunut mail server, I didn't configure this server, currently there is a group configured on domain "exampleabc.com" as "group@exampleabc.com" which has many users to send the coming ...
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Best Ubuntu Server version for Windows ME computer

I have a very very old HP Pavilion 6835 that formally ran Windows ME. I'm currently looking at installing Ubuntu Server on it to host some files, but it is only capable of running anything that is ...
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PHP/Apache runs as which user on Ubuntu Server

I have a PHP script (in /var/www) that is supposed to write down the logs of operation in a file deploy.log (also in /var/www) and perform operations on a file situated in other directories of the ...
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port forwarding in a pptp server

hello and thxs again for all your wonderful help i have a pptp server running in a VPS server as a KVM node i have multiple sites that have a DVR camera recording station my problem is that these ...
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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 OpenVPN no internet

Hi I have an OpenVPN server on my VPS machine. I can successfully connect to my VPN but I have not internet connection. openvpn.log: Sat May 2 12:25:23 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.2 i686-pc-linux-gnu [SSL ...
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Bad Gateway on Nginx Server

I have a nginx server that I was trying to setup a wordpress (Actually multiple) sites on. I used the tuxlite script to setup my lemp server and add security, and everything seemed to work fine. ...
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15.04 upgrade issue upstart

ah I feel like an idiot! So I decided to upgrade my distro (like a dummy because I am hosting something for a school assignment) on an openVZ server. Now I can't get systemd working. I get the ...
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Login to IDM Server with Ubuntu Client

I am new to Linux Admininstration and IDM server. I am using CentOS 7 on one machine ( PC1) and Ubuntu Client on another machine (PC2) . On the CentOS I have installed IDM Server which is running ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 OpenSSL Heartbleed

I spun up a new Rackspace server with Ubuntu Server 15.04, choosing 15.04 believing that I was getting the latest and greatest software. However, after some investigation, it seems that 15.04 ships ...
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Trying to copy a file from server to client

Im trying to copy a file from my server to a client account I have, I am logged in to the server from my client and am having troubles copying a file over. I use the command: (tried with and without ...
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`service` no longer gives useful output (except with status) in 15.04?

It used to be the case that service service-name reload|restart|start|stop - would display a nice : service-name start/running, process 17642 Now, while the new status output is really cool - I ...
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Localhost not finds other routes

I'm new on Linux systems and I moved into it because that they work better than a Windows for web development. I have Ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS and I've installed PHP, Apache and MySQL using this ...
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How do I add an additional IPv6 address to /etc/network/interfaces?

this question How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces? mostly asks what i want except that i want to add more IPv6 addresses in the same interface eth0 without incrementing to ...
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How do I point a domain to an Ubuntu VPS server with only SSH terminal and FTP?

I've recently purchased a VPS hosting server from godaddy (ubuntu server) and I want to configure a domain for this account. They are not providing a cpanel for this account. I only have SSH and FTP. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS + HOSTAPD

I am using Ubuntu server 14.04.2 LTS with the latest kernel as well as Hostapd v2.1, and can not make a point of working here logs hostad. Please help solve the problem! ...
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Keeping MongoDB, MySql data in different partition

I am creating a ubuntu server 14.04 virtual machine and attached an empty disk to it. I have installed nodejs and mongoDB. I want to store all my mongoDB data in that empty partion.
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Cannot log into SSH Server after SVN installation

I set up SVN on my server and with a different password to my SSH login. I have since then been unable to login through putty when I try to through ssh through my login me@my-server-ip. When I try ...
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How do I setup a tunnel piercing scenario on my Ubuntu client to access the internet through my own server including port knocking on it?

Google isn't my friend with this long term issue which is up to date for my upcoming holidays again. It would be great if you could provide a road warrior setup for DNS as well as IP tunneling as a ...
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How to fix APT error during the “install the base system” in Ubuntu Server installation?

When installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server, I get this error message: There are problems and -y was used without --force-yes WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! Every time I reach ...
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ufw port accessible locally but not remotely

I am trying to access an application on my server I have running on port 8000. From the server I can access the application via curl mydomainname.com:8000 from any other machine I just get curl: (7) ...
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How to create group alias mail to send to many users on mail server?

I want to create group mail alias like "group@mail.com", sothat when i send email to group@mail.com, it sends to "user1@mail.com, user2@mail.com, user3@mail.com...etc" How to do it using postfix, or ...
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How to fix/remove isc-dhcp-server

For a long time I've had problems about the setup of my dhcp-server. I had the thought of reinstalling the OS and fix the problem that way but that isn't the correct way of solving the issue in this ...
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ubuntu 2.6.15-23-server, need to access data [on hold]

My system board died, but I was able to replace it and get Ubuntu to boot. I am not familiar with this old version and do not know the commands to get the data off the drive. I would like to connect a ...
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Unable to get execute bit on Samba share working with Windows 7 client

I keep most of my files on an Ubuntu 14.04 box in Samba shares and access them from Windows 7 client machines. I had this all working with Ubuntu 11.10 and somehow broke this when moving to 14.04. ...
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How to fix apt-get broken updating wireshark

After an update a few months ago Wireshark would not update. I learned to un-check it but forgot today. Updater has downloaded all the updates. I get the following error messages when I try to ...
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Setting up wireless (WPA2) on ubuntu server 14.04

To start off with, I'm really new to using linux so, if possible, be descriptive in your responses. I really want to learn but don't have a big knowledge-base on the subject. I'm sorry if I missed to ...
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Status of rdp session manager sesman fail

I was using xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows laptop to Ubuntu server. It was doing ok but failed after a weekend all out of sudden. I did a >#service xrdp status and it returned: * ...
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What causes SSH problems after rebooting a 14.04 server?

Why does rebooting a server running Ubuntu 14.04 give me 'Connection refused' errors? I see ssh: connect to host <IP-address-here> port 22: Connection refused but only for 14.04 and only after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) PXE Netboot gives live-installer error

I got an annoying issue while updating my automated Ubuntu installer with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). I have a razor based(using ipxe) based network boot process to automatically install and configure ...
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mysql server start failed

I am running ubuntu server. When I tried to login to mysql(which was running),I got the following error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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403 Forbidden after changing DocumentRoot directory Apache 2.4.6 [duplicate]

So I just installed a virtual machine with Ubuntu 13.10. I wanted to play with apache 2.4.6 before I update my ubuntu 12.04 servers. I want my document root to be in my home folder and so I changed it ...
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Configure second network card/interface

i'm configuring one server (ubuntu 12.04 64bits, with kvm) with 2 card adapters. The first one (eth0) is configured to work with virtual bridge (vbr0) for the DMZ interface. Ho can i condigure the ...
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Port 3306 appears to be closed on my Ubuntu server

I have two VPS servers, and both have MySQL installed, one for testing and one for development. One of my servers won't let me connect from outside. With the user; 'mytestuser'@'%' According ...
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How do I get resolvconf to regenerate resolv.conf after I change /etc/network/interfaces?

After updating /etc/networking/interfaces with something very similar to below, how do I get /etc/resolv.conf to update? I tried (as root) resolver -u, service networking restart but they didn't ...
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How do I fix my locale issue?

I am getting this message every time I do something like starting or stopping a service. perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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How to find zombie process?

System information as of Fri Mar 9 19:40:01 KST 2012 System load: 0.59 Processes: 167 Usage of /home: 23.0% of 11.00GB Users logged in: 1 Swap usage: 0% ...
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How do I temporarily run an FTP server?

In the world of Ubuntu, it seems you either always run an FTP server or you never do. Perhaps I'm the first network analyst who's needed to flash a Cisco, Checkpoint or Nokia image using Ubuntu... I ...
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haproxy doesn't start

Installed a new Ubuntu 10.04 server and logging in as root I installed haproxy using apt-get. I can run haproxy directly as a daemon but when I do /etc/init.d/haproxy start nothing happens.. not even ...