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How to integrate redirect 301 from /index.php to / on apache2

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server and my Document Root is /var/www/. I have an index.php and I want to set it to redirect to /. These are the contents of the Directory directive at ...
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Cannot access the eCampus website of my university

I'm trying to access my university's ecampus website(using Mozilla Firefox) and I cannot access it(the page remains blank). The link is the following: http://ecampus.ucn.dk --I can access the page ...
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ssh error into different ubuntu account permission denied

I have two instances of ubuntu installed on my VirtualBox. First instance name is aks@aks-VirtualBox and the second instance name is erica@HBMaster. Now when I try to ssh from first instance to 2nd ...
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Installing Server components from Ubuntu Server 12.04.8 CD on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on my system[PC] . Now i want to install Server components like LAMP Server. Is it possible? Because , I'm facing some problem with my Internet connection.
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Mysql connection error

I'm newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my system. And I individually installed apache2, mysql 5.6.19 and PHP Version 5.5.9-1.whenever I connect to database it's giving error in the console window like ...
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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LTSP Client Boot Issue - Ubuntu 12.04 VMware

Today I've been trying to get a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 LTSP server and client setup running in VMWare Fusion by following this guide. ...
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What is missing in my webserver ufw firewall configuration?

sudo ufw enable sudo ufw logging on sudo ufw allow proto tcp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow proto udp from any to any port 9999 sudo ufw allow 80 sudo ufw app apache sudo ufw app OpenSSH ...
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After setting up pre/post-routing, why is my port forwarding still now working?

I am set up with 3 virtual machines - a gateway, server, and client. We are tasked with setting up iptables on the Gateway to forward HTTP, SSH, and FTP traffic from the Client to the Gateway to the ...
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downloaded ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS chrubuntu tty1 [on hold]

Chrubuntu login: user Password: user Then showed login details documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ User@chrubuntu:$_ What should be the next command or how could i launch the ubuntu with my ...
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mount an mdadm raid 1 drive at book

I was wondering if you guys could help. I am looking to mount my mdadm RAID 1 at boot. The drive location is /dev/md127 and I would like it to mount to /media/server at boot. It is formatted to ...
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How to convert 14.04 server to a fully encrypted disk

Just upgraded a server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. How can I now encrypt the whole disk (as if this were a new installation) ? No GUI, so, from the command line. I searched askUbuntu and did not ...
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when i am tring to install vim OR EMACS or any editor in xubuntu its showing error

$ sudo apt-get install vim-gnome Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package vim-gnome is not available, but is referred to by another ...
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Can postfix receive emails on it's own?

I am configuring a Postfix server right now and want to clear up some things I am not quite sure about. For what I know Postfix is a MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) that can send and receive emails. That ...
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Document cannot be saved Samba file sharing

I recently installed ubuntu server latest version and started a file sharing server. My current problem is that Windows 7 and Windows 8 users canot save office files (excell, word and powerpoint). ...
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Ubuntu Server and Desktop GUI Simultaneously

[I am a Linux n00b.] I know that it is POSSIBLE to do this, and from my research, the drawback is just that your system is bogged down from the GUI. All I want to use my server for is hosting ...
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Failed to download repository information asking for internet connection (ubuntu 13.04) [duplicate]

During installation process of any application the message as "Failed to download repository information" comes asking to "check internet connection" with details as below: W:Failed to fetch ...
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Unable to install mongodb

I try to install mongodb on server machine(Ubuntu server) using installing mongodb. When i used sudo apt-get update, i found 404 Not Found for many urls as the following errors: W: Failed to fetch ...
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rsync error while transfering data from one server to another

I have 2 ubuntu 14.04 servers in vm in my machine.I logged in the 2 servers as the user chandhu, then by using sudo -i , I changed as root. I have one file in the user chandhu.I wanna to move that ...
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how to sent mail from my Ubuntu server

I am a beginner in mail server. I want to set up my own mail server so that I can send mail from my server to anyone. I have also installed postfix. How do I set this up? What do I need? How do I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTE update caused a kernel panic errors

3 days ago I've updated Ubuntu 12.04 LTE on our server (mainly to get new OpenSSL libs), rebooted, everything was fine. Then after 6 hours server stopped to respond. I rebooted again and it was works ...
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Why does this scp command fail? (Host Key Verification failed)

Today I learned that I can execute simple commands without actually ssh'ing into the target host. For example, when I run this commmand ssh target_machine ls /tmp The machine will ask for my password ...
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MySql won't start after installation on Ubuntu server 14.04.1

I'm new to Ubuntu server and MySql. I'm attempting to create a server in VirtualBox that I can use for web development and testing before deploying to a real server. I have Ubuntu server 14.04.1 ...
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Softwares for clustering of machines

I have taken up a project in which I have to setup a server(any kind of server) and desktop computers such that the server can use the processors of other computers for computations(or other tasks) ...
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SSH a Ubuntu Server with external ip

I have a Ubuntu server set up at my house and I am able to connect to it using SSH with its local IP. How can I connect to it from anywhere with its external ip?
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Enable graphics in headless server using VNC

How do I enable graphics acceleration support in Ubuntu Server 14.04? I am using VNC with simple Xfce window manager, and would like to run OpenGL enabled applications inside of it. The server has ...
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Iptables troubles

I used webwin for iptables management and reset the firewall over webmin (to clear out all the old stuff). I also disabled the feature Activate at book. After that I installed iptables-persistent for ...
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How to update Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Server to the latest version?

I'm having some issues with a website I'm building. Avast is giving some false alarms when i'm accessing it so I checked with Sucuri. The only problem that Sucuri sees is that I have Apache 2.4.7 and ...
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maas juju how to power on a node

I am not getting the answer anywhere. Do I need to manually turn on the nodes ? or nodes will be turned on automatically ? if its automatic then what is the trigger ? and how will I shut down ? A ...
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How to use MAC address in host in icinga/nagios server on ubuntu?

I already install and configure icinga server on ubuntu. But I configure the all host IP in Manually. Now I want to add MAC address in the host replacing the IP address or removed the IP address. ...
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GPG error: http://it.archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?) [duplicate]

apt-get used to work until a couple of days ago. Now I am banging my head on the wall with no avail. This is the output from a Ubuntu server 14.04 sudo apt-get update Get:1 ...
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Git access rights

I'm trying to add second user for remote shared repository Added group git dev, second user added to this group repository initialized with: git init --bare --shared=group sudo chgrp -R ...
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Setting a per user keymap on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

I use Dvorak and my Wife uses QWERTY, It would be great if I could set it so that it switches when you change user. Is there anyway to do this? I can't find anything. Worst case can you set up ...
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SSH login glitched up

After I login to my server using ssh and PuTTY, the window closes right away. I'm currently connected to the window, because I was connected before, but when I try to type any command it shows this: ...
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How do I unlock my SSH keys on login in Ubuntu Server?

I'm making a new server that will pull backups from multiple sources on a schedule, so I'd like it to connect via SSH using a key. Setting this up in Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop is trivial, you write the ...
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How to resolve this fault when I try to start apache server?

I typed in following command to start the apache2 server : /etc/init.d/apache2 start then it gave me following error : * Starting web server apache2 (13)Permission denied: AH00072: ...
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How to resolve this error I got after PHP version upgrade “The apache2 configtest failed.”?

I'm using ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS on my machine. I was using PHP 5.3.10 Now I upgraded to PHP 5.5.18 by using few commands on terminal. After I upgraded to latest PHP version I checked the version by ...
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telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Network is unreachable

I am not able to connect to gmail with telnet using any of the ports. I am using this command: telnet smtp.gmail.com 25 and it gives following error: Trying 74.125.68.108... Trying ...
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Can't connect to SSH with new user

I created a new user, test. I have done the following to the account: I've given test sudo permission I've added test to AllowUsers in nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config I've generated a new SSH key pair, ...
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Connecting Via Mac Shared Works but Direct Connection to Server Does not

When I try to connect to my Ubuntu server from my macbook pro I have not problem doing so if I wait until the shared drive shows up under my shared drives section in finder. I can go in and edit ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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Cannot get connected to FTP Server

I rented a vps for our company to perform backups. I installed vsftpd: apt-get install vsftpd No issues during installation. I then modified the /etc/vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO ...
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Changing tmp directory fastest and safest way possible?

I have a Ubuntu server 14.04 that are running some popular game servers. I can't afford to take them offline for long (No longer then 30 minutes). I know there are multiple ways to do this, and the ...
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System tries to install grub on usb instead of ssd

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on my storage server. The problem starts in partition manager when the system wants the usb that i'm installing it from to be the system hdd. I change it to the ...
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Problem with change of ServerName in apache2 web server

So I set up an apache2 web server & owncloud . We registered a free domain at *.homeserver.com and it worked pretty well, except the fact that we were not able to create a trusted ssl certificate. ...
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My server only booting on rescue mode

I have recently purchased a dedi from oneprovider everything went smooth I ordered an extra IP for the same server it was delivered, then after installing web server and control panel I performed a ...
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Can't start firefox on remote server without crashing X on local host

Running: Ubuntu 13.10 The situation is the following: I log in to the remote server with ssh -X user@remote and that is fine. However, once logged in, I type firefox it crashes the local X-session. ...
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VSFTPD Passive mode picking random ports

I'm trying to set up an FTP server behind a TP-Link TL-R470T+ router. I have set up port forwarding of port 21 and ports 6000-7000. This is the relevant section of my vsftpd.conf pasv_enable=Yes ...
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access denied from local host

Ok, I've set up my server and have been having fun designing my website. At the moment I've got several php files that access my MySQL databases. everything is ok client side and the php has no ...
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Juju Bare Metal 14.04 behind proxy ignoring proxy settings

I have installed Juju on my MAAS server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and provided the following environment.yaml (debug output attached): http://pastebin.com/a02LnNbw When I run juju anything (bootstrap, ...