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ubuntu 2.6.15-23-server, need to access data

system board died. was able to replace system board and get Ubuntu to reboot. not familiar with this old version and do not know the commands to get the data off the drive. would like to connect a pc ...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed my LAMP with the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-suexec mysql-server php5-mysql sudo mysql_secure_installation sudo apt-get install php5 ...
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Why do I keep getting “403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)” when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites?

Why do I keep getting "403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)" when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites? I'm trying really hard to configure nginx as my virtual server but everything I've ...
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CMD wifi problems Ubuntu server 14.04

I want to connect my server through WiFi, but i can't get it to connect to the internet. I have been able to ping my router, which is a apple airport extreme. Everything else connected to my router ...
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How to use my ubuntu server as router?

+---+ eth1- *.1.6| S | =========| | |PC1|private net -------------------- ...
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Connection refused error in putty windows

I am trying to connect my VM via putty which is running on azure cloud. But i will get Network error:connection refused error,yesterday its works fine, now its not working.Also i tried using ssh but ...
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GRUB 0.97 menu after upgrade to 14.04 LTS on cloud VPS

After upgrade to 14.04 my VPS server shows only one menu item in GRUB - BOOT. If I select it i get Error 15. If I edit the line i get this: GNU GRUB version 0.97 (631K lower / 1571824K upper memory ...
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How to check validity of an Ubuntu installation via debootstrap?

My goal is to set up an Ubuntu Server installation via debootstrap from another Ubuntu installation and to be sure that this new installation is a correct Ubuntu installation without modifications. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not boot upon restart following fresh installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old system I have rebuilt (Intel Core 2 Duo with 4GB RAM, PATA HDD). I've succeeded in installing Ubuntu using a USB stick and the system reboots to ...
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Start wildfly as service

I installed wildfly on an ubuntu on a EC2 VM. I connect to the server via SSH and start the server with: ./standalone.sh --server-config=standalone-full.xml This works fine until I terminate the ...
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Ubuntu OS on SSD and RAID 1 for data files

I have an ubuntu server OS installed on 80GB SSD HDD. I also have 2 1TB HDD used for data storage.Both were used as RAID 1 before. Now as my OS got corrupted I reinstalled with Ubuntu server 14.04. I ...
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Server setup info

I have been using Linux since 2008, entirely self-taught. I just replaced a Debian installation on this machine with Server only, and am going to try to use the terminal. First things I must do is set ...
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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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What version of Ubuntu is most efficient and stable as a small-scale server? [on hold]

I have a fairly old desktop with a Pentium 4 and 1GB of RAM. I use it as a TeamSpeak server and to browse the web, not a lot of heavy-duty stuff, although I am considering building a website, in which ...
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How do I debug juju hooks?

I tried installing Discourse form a juju charm, but the install hook failed because of some GPG problem. I tried to debug it using: juju debug-hooks discourse/0 install But the folder where this ...
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Too much swap, how do I change it?

I'm new at Ubuntu and I'm fiddling around with Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm trying to get it to run a Minecraft server, but whenever anyone joins, it starts skipping ticks and players reported heavy ...
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Filering received mail by aliases file

I have setup an Ubuntu mail server with /etc/aliases. In the aliases file there is an alias all: group1, group2, group3, where each of the groups is defined on its own. The problem is that due to ...
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E: The package aftershot2 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Can someone please tell me how to fix this I'm running the latest xubuntu and the ubuntu software center keeps freezing. I can't get the new update. I've tried downloading the sympatic packager but it ...
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cannot boot - Ubuntu 14.04 server - waiting for network configuration error

i am having problem booting into a ubuntu server. the simple error is "waiting for network configuration" The problem started when the server got turned off due to power failure. i have tried ...
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Cron can't find file at night? [duplicate]

I have a cron job written to root (I'm writing to a log in /var/log so need root permission). The problem is that sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't. The cron job is simply to call a python ...
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I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 from a USB stick and “Resizing Partition” has been stuck at 0% for about an hour and a half

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 from a USB stick (created with this) on the only disk in a new machine that I've just built. When I got to disk partitioning I picked the first option. It's ...
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Can I configure dm-cache to only cache small files?

We're deploying an Active Directory domain controller slash file server in a small NGO, using Ubuntu Server/Samba and a conventional HDD, due to budgetary concerns. I'm concerned about the dismal ...
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Can't see apache2 default page in ubuntu

I have successfully installed lamp in my virtual machine which is currently in azure cloud,but when i access the public ip through web browser i will get webpage not available error message.I have ...
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Keyboard stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop running on a server

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 Destkop on a remote server. I have been working with it since 2 weeks ago, but suddenly (a moment ago) my keyboard does not respond at all. I can not type anything. The ...
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Error while setting up an encrypted partition with cryptsetup

My goal is to install Ubuntu encrypted on a server with the help of the recovery console (from the hoster) via debootstrap. So I run the recovery console, which boots a live system (therefore I cannot ...
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Reset password for mysql in ubuntu:

Refer from this question (Resetting forgotten phpmyadmin password) I am trying to reset the password of mysql installed.But run the third command mysql -u root mysql i will get the error ERROR 1045 ...
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Trying to ssh into virtualbox static ip ubuntu from debian host

So, I messed with my /etc/network/interface and assigned the different addresses basically blindfolded. I can't even ping google, and really don't know what my addresses should be. This file ...
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How to set credentials for network printer when setting it up through CUPS web interface

I'm working on setting up an Ubuntu Server, it's in a virtual machine now, but will go physical once I figure all this stuff out. I have a Windows 7 box which acts as a print server, all my Ubuntu ...
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Cannot write anything to FTP in my new limux server

this is my first post here so I hope I do nothing wrong. My problem is I cannot paste or edit any files through ftp in my new Linux server and I've tried chmod and chown but nothing works. It says ...
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How to prevent specific IP addresses from even connecting to my dedicated server [duplicate]

I've been using this site for Ubuntu-related help for quite some time now, since I own two dedicated servers that run Ubuntu 12.04, which I run gameservers on. Recently, I discovered the wonders of ...
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Connection to Courier-Imap only possible with active user login

I am using Xubuntu as home-server with courier-imap, postfix and fetchmail. Remote connections to imap time out until I open a ssh session. Also mails are delivered to /var/spool/mail instead of ...
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Auto deployment from bare Git repo to Apache

I am configuring a Ubuntu Server for our project now, Gitolite and Apache are working now without any problem and they are on same server, What I want right now is deploy Git repository to Apache ...
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How to run docker-compose at bootup?

This is on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VM running Docker and I suspect respawn is the cause of my problem but not sure of the ideal solution. Current upstart script (cat /etc/init/dockersuitecrm.conf) ...
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E: unable to locate the package oversip

I got this error E: unable to locate the package oversip when I write this command sudo apt-get install oversip
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Proxy Network setting for NTP servers in Ubuntu

As debug check list on my host machine is configured to accept UDP packets on the NTP port 123. As I am working PROXY server and trinying to get connected through NTP, but everytime it was sysnced ...
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how to set set up TFTPD and DHCP for PXE like booot

I am trying to setup tftpd and dhcp to assign IP address to router and then to pass the server and path to kernel image, which will be booted. All the guides I have located tell me to install and ...
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Shared remote desktop over lightdm after reboot

On an Ubuntu 14.10 box, I set up vino-server and enabled remote desktop, which allowed me to see the applications currently running as the user sees them. However, I could not log in if the computer ...
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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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Complete walk through on creating a new user +Key if nessecary

I am very new to all of this. I use PuTTY to access my WHM Minecraft server without any issue as root. I want to make a new account, I have googled for 2 days and nothing is working. ...
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Why does the server version 14.04.1 (supported until 2019) is not available for download?

On the ubuntu.com download page for server, I can only download 14.04.2. But this version is not a LTS (EOL is august 2016). 14.04.1 is supported until 2019 but is not available in the "alternative ...
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Coverting Ubuntu desktop 14.04 LTS on virtualbox to fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop installed on virtualbox. I have been using it as a server, but now I am going to try and convert it to a full on server edition of Ubuntu (not on virtualbox). ...
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Load balancing apache (Linux) with IIS (Windows)

I've got a server (Linux) with Apache2 (2.4.7), Phpmyadmin VSFTPD and Wordpress, a second Linux server with MySQL running alone and a Windows machine with IIS and Wordpress running. I'm looking to try ...
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How to get an apache core dump?

I am having problems with my 14.10 Ubuntu Server. Upon performing certain actions my apache2 restarts with a segmentation fault error. In order to debug this issue I would like to create a core dump. ...
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Change the time format for good on ubuntu server

I've noticed the date is misaligned, namely I got month day, hours and year, all mixed up - obviously I'm having the problem with the inverted date going as month-day-year. The ls command formats ...
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An error with MySQL

An exception occurred: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (111) This is what I get when I try to visit one site! The question is: is it releated to my ...
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Samba File server

I know, there are a lot of articles about my request but everyone is different and I am getting confused. My question: I’ve installed a samba server (14.04- 64 bit), the server has 1 2TB hard drive ...
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Server 14.04 froze and now I have a login loop

I have spent hours trying to get past this but to no avail. The server froze. I had to reset it using the power button. Now at the terminal login, I enter credentials, the standard screen showing ...
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What is the best way to access /var/www on another computer?

If you are making a website on Ubuntu Desktop and you want to move your files to another computer with Ubuntu Server, what is the best way to do it?
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Samba mount through fstab but only with permissions for one user

I recently set up a server with samba file sharing. On the clients I would like to automount the server during boot using fstab. I read a few tutorials and ended up using this line in /etc/fstab ...
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Crawling desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 server on an Intel S1200v3RPS server board

I asked this question earlier but have more specific situation to report. I have this new S1200v3RPS motherboard and it runs fine with Ubuntu except when it comes to using the Desktop. The desktop ...