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PHP not sending mail? Works on phone, and other applications

So I have an application (WHMCS) and it does not send mail. I get this error: PHPMailer Exception - SMTP Error: Could not authenticate. It uses PHPMailer, I get this error from it when it tries to ...
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Is it possible to store user's home directories remotely?

I work in a small office with 6 PCs and a server. I'm looking at installing Ubuntu on all of the computers, but I'd like users to be able to log in to any one of the computers and be able to access ...
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How to I check whether my installer is corrupt?

I've been trying to install 14.04.1 Server using a bootable USB created using Rufus. It has installed perfectly well on one machine, but on the next machine, which is ostensibly exactly the same ...
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Built a minimal Ubuntu now need to move it to another PC

I've built a bare minimum Ubuntu server 14.04 on my Lenovo H520. I now need to move this HDD to my Acer M290, but when booting it says "Waiting for network configuration..." and finally boots up ...
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Cannot authenticate with SMTP server

I've followed a tutorial I've found for installing a mail server. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 So far, all I've had to change was the /etc/postfix/main.cf file, as per a comment from the article. ...
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Installing nagios 4.0.8 on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install and setup Nagios 4.0.8 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. What is the ideal way to do this ? The official Ubuntu documentation regarding nagios installation is related to nagios ...
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how to configure web browser for a https server running on the same wifi network?

I have installed an app on my android device which makes it a ftp or https server by fixing a port number for listening and username and password in case of ftp server. I have successfully tried the ...
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Unable to mount folders from Ubuntu NFSv4 server on MACBOOK PRO

Everyone I am unable to mount the folder on my MACBOOK Pro from Ubuntu NFSV4 server. However everything works when i mount the files on Centos VM. Here is the output of "showmount -e" command ...
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ffmpeg & ffprobe & libfdk-aac on Ubuntu 14.10 server

How to install properly ffmpeg? (not a duplicate as most of the similar answers don't work properly) Normally i compile ffmpeg manually with the following guide ...
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Setting up a server

I am trying to set up a computing server in our laboratory, and need your suggestions in setting up the optimized platform. Requirements/Intended uses of the server: RNA-Sequencing analysis (Mapping, ...
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Why can't I get a telnet localhost 25, ehlo localhost output of 250-AUTH?

How do I get a telnet localhost 25 output of 250-AUTH LOGIN? Similar to the questions asked here and here, I set up a Postfix-Dovecot mail server using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and can not get it to ...
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what should i do for the follwoing Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg error?

Errors were encountered while processing: openstack-dashboard E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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Is any RDP client can be used in Ubuntu 14.04 that can access Windows Server 2012?

I want to access Windows Server 2012 from Ubuntu 14.04 through RDP, but I can't find a software that can be used to access Win2012. There uesed to be a software called Remmina, it can connect to ...
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Random errors in decompressed files

I have a server with 14.04 installed. As I was using unzip and gzip I noticed a weird thing: the decompressed files were corrupted, meaning that random characters appeared in place of other characters ...
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OpenSSH server requires login on local account prior to allowing remote connections

I have an ssh server installed on an Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I've noticed some strange things happening. If I have not logged in locally on the machine, it will not allow login remotely. If the server ...
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upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 server edition

I have upgraded 12.04 to 14.04 but when i booted it up something is wrong with grub! Please help me fix this, I need a solution badly...
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Problem opening software

I'm new to this system, and so far really like it. I have been getting an error message after I download programs. it says: An error occurred while loading the archive. I can't open the program
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how to install landscape server LDS (Dedicated Server) on ubuntu 14.04lts via ppa?

I'd like to install and test Landscape Dedicated Server (LDS) on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server but I don't know how to install it. The only guides I found on the Internet are for Landascape client. Can ...
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Display does not work after preseeded network install

I used the netinstaller and a preseed file to preseed several Ubuntu Server installs. This worked fine, and I can SSH into the machines. However, if I go down to the server room and plug in a VGA ...
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How do I configure the Monkey webserver to work with hhvm

Current set up: I have Apache, php5, hhvm and Apache's fastcgi module installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I have been testing php5 vs hhvm. to use hhvm, I configured the Apache set up using ...
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How to automatically restart an application for using too much RAM or CPU

I'm going to be running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server that will have a few Garry's Mod (Half-life 2/Source based) servers running on it. I don't want any one of those servers getting out of line by ...
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Vmware workstation 9 wont allow ubuntu installation configuration

Host machine OS: Ubuntu desktop 14.04 LTS I'm installing ubuntu-server 14.04 on vmware workstation, using recommended settings, install was successful but vmware won't allow me to choose the ...
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How configure apache (vhost) for Server-Hostname

First of all, sorry for my imperfect English. But let me explain my problem with apache vhosts. Example: My servername is example.de (/etc/hostname). If I configure for this specific domain my vhost ...
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Installing Tomcat in ubuntu

I have download apache-tomcat-x.x.x.tar.gz from apache . I have extracted it and set the CATALINA_HOME. Have given permission to all the sh file to bin. While running catalina.sh jpda start, then I am ...
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MySQL (InnoDB) shutsdown same time every day

Ok so recently pushed a large update to my project onto my Ubuntu 14 server. Up until now it's been stable however since the push at exactly 00:36 GMT each day mysql is killed!! Not ideal as we need ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 web server not gathering data from mysql server

First of all: I am a beginner, and have only basic knowledge about linux and servers. Also, this question is kind of vague, but i hope you can help. I would be very thankful for all kinds of feedback ...
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Problem With Guest Additions in Ubuntu Server [Virtual Box]

I have a problem installing Guest additions in ubuntu server with kernel 3.13.0-39-generic I install whole headers for this kernel with $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname ...
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Command is not executed on startup

I want to start a unicorn server on startup of an Ubuntu server. I changed the file /etc/rc.local to have this : echo 'test' >> sudo /tmp/unicorn test -e /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key || ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connect to wifi button not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I face problem when trying to connect to wifi. When I click on the connect button nothing happens. Yesterday it worked fine but once I forget a network, how can I reconnect? ...
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Can't remotely connect to Ubuntu server 14.04

I'm able to connect to my server through my Windows 8.1 using FileZilla and PuTTy perfectly fine also using andFTP while I'm on the local network, how ever that's not the case otherwise. I've tried ...
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DNS Settings on Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded on Ubuntu 14.04 because I did some nasty thing and clumsily delete configuration files on my previous Ubuntu 12.04, and now my network is not working properly. The POP server of my ...
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Where to install Juju

I'm reading the question at How do I install Landscape for personal use? and have a question regarding the install of Juju: Is Juju to be installed on the "Landscape Dedicated Server"?
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Configure nginx web server for iRedMail

I've been at this for almost two days now with no solution. I just created a droplet on Digital Ocean and I'm trying to install iRedMail as my mail server. Nginx is the web server and perfectly runs ...
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CIFS won't reconnect to Samba share on request

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server which writes to a number of Windows machines shared folders over samba. I have all the cifs shares setup in /etc/fstab and they connect perfectly when the server boots up ...
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How to modify /usr/share/maas/preseeds/generic

How to modify file /usr/share/maas/preseeds/generic , a need to enable proxy in MAAS to download boot images? Thanks
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cloning server to almost identical server

My hosting company has lowered its prices, but if I want to be on the new fare, I have to create a new server, which sucks. The new server's hardware will be strictly identical to the current one. ...
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Ubuntu Server on Oracle VM will only work if I turn Wireless Hotspot on on my Mobile Device

A few months ago, I setup Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 on my Dell Insipron N5110 Laptop running Window 7 Home Premium, using Oracle VM. Everything worked well. When I did the install, I was connected to the ...
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DNS Not Working

I have setup an Ubuntu server with a static IP and I cannot get the DNS to work. Pinging any domain (such as google.com) will not redirect me. I have tried editing /etc/resolv.conf, but that didn't ...
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Apache2 Conection Reset Wordpress

i have upgraded my vHost to ubuntu 14.10 with an reinstallation. I installed lamp but now nothing works like in ubuntu 12. I installed WordPress in /var/www/html/ after i have done chown -R www-data ...
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Login kickout every time in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

We have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in our production servers. Our Dedicated server disk was filled, due to that issue one of the production server stopped. While troubleshooting i found that disk was ...
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Is a 32 bit OS sufficient for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've got an old pc with windows XP 32 bit, and I wanted to turn it into a home based server. I am thinking of installing ubuntu as an OS. I'm a networking novice so I'm not quite sure if it will ...
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Forwarding, redirection, between 3 machines

I have this structure: A: machine not in the domain of our company. B: machine in our company (with an application server) C: my machine So the communication has been enabled to interact only ...
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On Ubuntu 14.04-I want to access an html page via localhost

I havent seen a specific reference to how localhost resolves requests. Here is my question: I am working through a node.js course and have a .js file that I would like to access via localhost. I know ...
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Ubuntu Server Capabilities

My first time here and an almost complete newbie to Ubuntu or any sort of linux os, i have played around with Ubuntu desktop and familiarized myself with it a little. I currently work for a small ...
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Issue with Apache after upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS

I have been reading the forums for a while but just joined. Hopefully I can contribute as much as I ask questions. Anyways, I recently upgraded an Ubuntu linux server from 12.04 to 14.04. Everything ...
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problem with installation jboss 7 in ubuntu 14.04

$ /opt/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final/bin/standalone.sh ========================================================================= JBoss Bootstrap Environment JBOSS_HOME: /opt/jboss-as-7.1.1.Final JAVA: ...
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Can I make Apache more secure by removing read access from the others group?

It says in the Apache documentation security tips to set your server root directory and sub-directories to be owned by root, with a group of root and to not be writeable by non-root users. However it ...
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Best way to update files on production server from development server

I am developing a website for my own company. To do so I have 2 servers: Server 1: a development server where I upload and test files. I use Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 to put and get files I am working ...
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SAMBA (smbd) failed to start.

Ubuntu Linux 14.04.1 Samba version 4.1.6 Samba service smbd not running although nmbd is running. When i write: sudo service smbd restart stop: Unknown instance: smbd start/running, process 11109 ...
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Dovecot doesn't start

I've installed Postfix and it works correctly. I've installed Dovecot and set it's configurations too. But when I try service dovecot start it terminates on startup. Here is the end of syslog: Nov 19 ...