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Is it possible to see a remote ubuntu server throught a gui?

I have some ubuntu (version 13.10) servers which I can access throught ssh. It is all fine, but I'd like to access them with a gui, so to handle some operations more efficiently. Of course I'd like ...
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VirtualBox: Simulate network and DHCP Server - cant reach hosts

I have 4 Virtual Machines with VirtualBox and I want to set up a virtual network like this: The VMs have multiple eth interfaces using "Internal Networking" mode in Virtualbox. My goal is to be ...
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Deploy app on OpenStack deployed locally on single machine

I have deployed OpenStack using DevStack on single Ubuntu 12.04 machine running all services. I actually have to develop a Private Cloud Document Management System Now, I want to know that how do I ...
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Only HTTPS sites are opening

After updating my Ubuntu 13.10 on 14 April 2014, I am not able to access HTTP sites while HTTPS sites are working perfectly both in Firefox and Chrome. My OpenSSL is built on: Mon Apr 7 20:33:19 UTC ...
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PPTP VPN won't reconnect after faluire

I configured a PPTP vpn in /etc/network/interfaces this way: auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider server1 The link is correctly broken up on boot or when I issue ifup tunnel, but when it ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS Network problem

Ok everyone, I am "sorta" new to ubuntu and am now running a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I did a basic install of 12.04 lts 64-bit. After initial boot I logged in and ran 'sudo apt-get update'. After ...
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Mounted a windows file in ubuntu, can't access it through terminal

So I am 95% sure I mounted the drive(files) that I wanted from a Windows server to ubuntu. I followed the tutorial on http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/22518/how-to-mount-a-remote-folder-in-ubuntu/ and I ...
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sendmail doesn't work anymore

i've installed sendmail to send mails from php, but after some messing with some virtualhosts the mail(); function in php doesn't work any more. How can I get the mail(); function to work again? ...
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Cannot ssh my server after reboot

I have a linux server at my mom's house that I access through ssh from my house. It has been working fine until I rebooted it tonight; I actually rebooted it twice and it went fine and after the ...
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Do i need Ubuntu Desktop to run Ubuntu Server [on hold]

Do I need to install ubuntu on my macbook to install the server? I have tried installing it on my mac and I went to through the setup process but it doesn't seem to boot up. Thanks, Tyge
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS VPS + Wine + .exe + ttf Fonts + Autologon and Autostart

I have 2 Questions to any Linux or Ubuntu PRO here: 1)How to install wingding.ttf under Wine (in Ubuntu Server). ...i tried many ways and i can use this font under LibreOffice e.g. but it doesnt work ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 reboot issue

Have some problem with restart server supermicro on Ubuntu server 13.10. Command: reboot shutdown -r now init 6 dont restart my server, but after it shutdown. I need to push power button every ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I know that some users may say that this is a duplication but seriously I have combed the answers and those on the internet for over half a day and I am so frustrated i am going to explode. Now that ...
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powerful media center for tower [on hold]

I have project to make a Media Server for a tower with over 50 units. I want each TV in units connect to media server and watch live TV (from TV tuner is Media server), or watch off-line videos or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 problems with mysql

I use Ubuntu Server 12.04 for my Django project. On my local PC there is no errors and etc. Sometimes on server I have error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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Help on mail server on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having problems on getting start a mail server on Ubuntu 12.04. I just try this tutorial for Debian Wheezy, but without sucess... I really need a mail server running with: Postfix, Dovecot, ...
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Getting “Server unexpectedly closed network connection”

I created VM by using Jclouds API and by giving the public address in putty login into the VM. I tried to install GUI in VM by giving the below command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It is ...
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Help understanding failed boot logs

I am trying to understand why my VPS server had a "black out" this morning. Such black out lasted roughly 25 minutes, during this time I couldn't even ssh into the server. We tried to remotely reboot ...
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How to change operating system to Ubuntu on a VPS?

Apparently Zimbra is supported and recommended for Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately my OS of choice, Debian is not officially supported. So in order to upgrade and hence patch the much needed security ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...
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what does this mean “80/tcp filtered http”

Our linux server(ubuntu) stop listing on port 80. this is what i got : PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 80/tcp filtered http what does this "80/tcp filtered http" means? What ...
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Port forwarding to a shared internet connection?

I have a computer being shared a wifi internet connection over ethernet, and I'm trying to run a server off it. However, when I try to port forward in my router settings to the IP in it's Connection ...
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Configuring sendmail in 12.04 server

I have some Wordpress sites hosted in my Ubuntu 12.04, so that contact forms and general email sending works alright, I tried to install sendmail since it seems a simple and straightforward way to get ...
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sudo reboot now 14.04 beta 2 bug [on hold]

I've noticed this across the board on all my 14.04 final beta servers. I have to hard reset it past this point. Is this a known issue or a bug? Doesn't matter what it's running, this just happens to ...
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Tens of thousands of failed/denied SSH login attempts [on hold]

Recently a few friends and I came up with an idea for an app. To facilitate the creation of it, we set up LAMP on an Ubuntu Server 12.04. This box is running from my home. We've set up 3 user ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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sudo ./server command not executing

I'm trying to implement opencv in a distributed system and use my system as a server but when i execute the executable server file created by my makefile the following error pops up. OpenCV Error: ...
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Port usage in OpenVPN on Ubuntu Precise

I'm using OpenVPN to setup a VPN server on a desktop with the client on a laptop also using OpenVPN. Both machines are Ubuntu Precise Desktop. All that I want to do is to access website securely when ...
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net-snmp-create-v3-user: not found

I'm having a hard time adding a user to smpd v3. The following command: net-snmp-config --create-snmpv3-user -a <mypass> <myuser> ends up with a /usr/bin/net-snmp-config: 236: ...
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How do I save an SSH key passphrase for an unattended process?

I've created passphrase protected RSA key. The public key is installed on remote server in authorized_keys in the user's .ssh directory. From requesting server, I can SSH into the remote server ...
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What is the password to the root account on Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

if anyone knows what the password for the root account and can help me, that would be great. Thanks.
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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...
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Aceessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers?

I tried to run a web server on amazon's ec2 instance . When I quired it through ELASTIC-IP of instance it resolved perfectly , but whenver I am tried to do a nslookup or try to access via custom ...
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Need Help with installing a Intel® Server Board S2600JFQ [on hold]

I want to build a web and mail server for myself only. I went only and bought the Intel Server Board S2600JFQ thinking is would work and look like any other mother board that fill fit into a E-ATX ...
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basic security tools and packages that should be installed on a public facing web server

I'm a newbie in this world and I do not have a lot of knowledge about how security works on Linux systems. I recently created a droplet on DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 13 and I've been setting it up by ...
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Server does not 'fully' connect to the network (it appears connected, but no data can be transmitted)

I'm trying to troubleshoot my uncooperating 12.04 ubuntu server. (noob warning here) Setup: Server has a dhcp assigned route of 192.168.1.20 from the router. Server appears in the router 'attached ...
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How do I configure my Upstart scripts to take dependencies into account?

I have install PostgreSQL, Atlassian JIRA, Stash, Confluence and Crowd on a single Ubuntu 12.04 Server. They are integrated and working per Atlassian documentation. One thing I did notice is that ...
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Can Ubuntu server 12.04.4 LTS run .NET web pages?

I just want to know if Ubuntu server 12.04.4 LTS can run Microsoft .NET html files. If anyone knows, that would be great.
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Will it make a difference if I connect up my Ubuntu Server to the router using 'DHCP address reservation' or 'Static Routing' in the router settings?

I'm trying to fix the local IP address of my server, and as I gather (hopefully correctly) I can use either method to achieve this. The router in question is a Netgear WNR2200. I'm wondering if this ...
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Enable Networking On Trusty Server

I've just done a clean install of Trusty Tahr on one computer and transferred the drive to my actual server (I'm using an old laptop for my server, as it wouldn't/couldn't install and kept dropping to ...
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Error installing two PHP Versions Ubuntu 12.04 with Plesk 11.5

I'm trying to install a additional PHP Version (5.5.10) on a Root Server running Ubuntu 12.04 but I keep running into errors during configure. It keeps giving me the following error: error: Cannot ...
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Can I build My Ubuntu One [duplicate]

Is it possible to install an Ubuntu One server in my personal data center, so that all the work that is done will not be lost?
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Dropbox daemon won't start (segmentation fault) [on hold]

I have a headless box running ubuntu server 12.04.4. My first install of dropbox worked perfectly, using the directions in this article. After a routine kernel update and system restart, the dropbox ...
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What backup solution allows for the easiest migration and restore of machines, even if they're restored from a VM or bare metal and vice versa?

I manage a lot of Ubuntu machines, many physical, many virtual. Backup as a general concept is pretty simple, but backup of entire systems tends to get murky. I'm familiar with virt-p2v, but that ...
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Cannot get sickbeard or couchpotato to run on startup on ubuntu server 12.04LTS

I know this question has been asked dozens of times, though nothing I read & try seems to be working for me. My most recent problem was rebooting my machine to find sickbeard & couchpotato ...
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Tunneling traffic from one application through a VPN and leaving other traffic alone

I'm trying to send traffic from aria2 (a download manager) through an OpenVPN conneciton, but leave the rest of my network alone. I saw this question and was wondering if it could be modified to send ...
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Can I install PHP 5.3/5.4?

I'm moving my vBulletin boards to a new server and after going through the regular steps to install LAMP, it seems it has installed PHP 5.5 which vBulletin apparently cannot work with. Can I install ...
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Enhancement Request: Setting a static IP address [closed]

I'd like to submit an enhancement request to propose setting a static IP address on Ubuntu Server during the installation process instead of having to manually edit the files afterwards. This would ...
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Make a Ubuntu Server ready for takeoff as a webserver

What are the necessary steps to make an ubuntu server ready for productive operation as a webserver? I've assumed that the server distro of ubuntu doesn't have to be further tweaked to make it ready ...
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MAAS for MPI parallel computing on infiniband and SLURM scheduler

Is it possible to setup: MAAS working toghether with a job scheduler (SGE, TORQUE, SLURM, doesn't matter), i.e. when the scheduler needs more CPU then MAAS power up nodes. MAAS networking over ...