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Test Apache2 default page on windows 7 browser (Virtual Box)

Successfully installed apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04 server (Virtual Box). I'm having windows 7 as host machine & want to access apache default page on windows browser How to access/test apache2 on ...
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Help needed in evaluating disk condition

I have a disk on and ubuntu server that I am not sure if it is failing or not. I installed smartctl via the command line, and piped the output to a file. the computer it is in, is a server in a ...
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Update from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a box standing at home, which i did not use for a quite long time, but i would like to update its OS to the latest LTS version of ubuntu - as mentioned in the title. I did search on google on ...
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Error while installing VirtualBox-guest-additions?

Windows 7 as host machine and Ubuntu 12.04 server as guest (Virtual Box) Got this error while installing VirtualBox-guest-additions The gcc utility was not found.If the following module compilation ...
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Process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions Virtual Box

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. Could you please tell me the whole process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions or provide me with ...
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How do I group /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow file content into new file by username?

Suppose I have content in /etc/shadow file like this: root:!!:16087:::::: ftp:!!:14796:::::: and in /etc/passwd file like this: ftp:x:40:49:FTP account:/srv/ftp:/sbin/nologin ...
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how to access ubuntu host from ubuntu guest

I installed Own Cloud 7 in my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop using Apache server. I can able to access Apache server from localhost. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in virtual box. Now i need to access the Own Cloud ...
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How To Install Ubuntu Server 14.04 Offline

I am having trouble installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 to a PC I am trying to use as a NAS. I have a router for my LAN but no internet access where I live. Without internet I can't connect to an image ...
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Move Ubuntu 14.04 server from HDD to USB

Here's the deal. I have Ubuntu server installed on a quite sluggish HDD which would be of better use as a storage disk. The mainboard supports USB3.0 and I have a 32gb USB3.0 drive that I would like ...
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Ubuntu server can no longer get address from DHCP

A couple of years ago, I set up an Ubuntu server with RAID to act as a home file server. All was well until last week, when my other computers could no longer access the files. My problem is ...
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Apache VHost (?) How can I make ISPConfig use https (443) instead of port 8080?

After searching for a long time (many many hours at a time, several times) I ended up making ISPConfig to work using https://example.com/ instead of https://0.0.0.0:8080. I did this because on some ...
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How to run .py files in browser in ubuntu? [on hold]

I had written a python file using Cgi. Now , server is required for the file to run. How to start the server and which url should be given in the browser to access the file. The code itself is ...
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Very Specific Use Linux, Firefox, Ncomputing

Okay, here's my situation. I need 5 "Kiosks" with the ability to access one specific website for people to do a survey. This is the only task the machines need to do. I have an i3 computer (4gb ram) ...
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problem inn2 no innd.pid file; did server die?

When I install&configure inn, I want to create a group by issuing the command ctlinnd newgroup gosc.fajna.grupa The response is: ctlinnd: no innd.pid file; did server die? ctlinnd: cannot send ...
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How to access the shared folder in Virtual Box?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I make a "Server12.04" named folder on my Host machine desktop & shared the same in Virtual Box ...
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Problem in virtualbox network

Install first time it was working properly. I wanted change network interface but i did't keep a backup. Now i can't connected to network in ubuntu server my host system is ubuntu pls advice me what ...
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How do i update server version without losing data?

yesterday i found the difference ubuntu desktop version and server version. As i am a beginner to server administration, and i'd like to test on ubuntu server. I am now using ubuntu 14.04 and i want ...
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Mediawiki only accessible from Windows clients

I've installed Mediawiki on Ubuntu server 14.04. Mediawiki works perfectly when I type the hostname of the server into a browser on one of my network's Windows clients. I've used both: ...
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To Vagrant or not to Vagrant? [on hold]

Until now I used a laptop with Windows on it to develop and manage the servers. Since all servers are running Ubuntu and I've set up a few of those too, I felt like it's time to set my dev laptop up ...
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Runescape private server blackscreen on startup

I have been having this issue for a while now, and it appeared so suddenly! I run ubuntu 14 through a Dell 11 chromebook and had almost all rsps' working just fine, then I accidentally messed some ...
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Cancelled ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS and now server won't boot

SOLVED. I cancelled the install as the title sais. The problem is now I can't boot into ubuntu, all it shows is a flashing underscore on a black background. I've tried resuming the download from the ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 14.01, apache 2.4.7 and htaccess, mode_rewrite

Going for about 1 week through all sorts of forum posts and trying nearly any suggestion I am still getting : Not Found The requested URL /home.html was not found on this server. Apache/2.4.7 ...
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Running Into Trouble Connecting to VSFTPD Server [on hold]

I am currently not able to connect to a VSFTPD server. My /etc/vsftpd.conf is pretty much the default except for having userlist_enable=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list and my username in ...
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Is ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic same as ubuntu 13

I'm new to the Linux environment and I'm using a server it has as a kernel Linux Ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic. I want to install same operating system in my desktop so please suggest me which version ...
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What do I need to set up a remote terminal

So I have looked at the other questions that seem similar to this one, but they don't answer it for me. I do not believe that VNC or Team Viewer is appropriate because I am not looking for a desktop ...
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Forwarding ports with iptables not working?

I have an ubuntu server (14.04.1) which is asking as a router for my network. It has an internet facing interface, eth0, and a second interface, eth1, for connecting to my 10.0.0.0 network. I am ...
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Ubuntu or Windows for home file server? [on hold]

I'm planning for a home file server but I don't know which one is better for me. I have no experience with ubuntu server and I can ask my friend for a legal copy of Windows server. The devices that's ...
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How to run a .jnlp file in ubuntu server

I am trying to run a .jnlp (java) file in ubuntu server. This file is bitminter. When i try to run irt, it says access is denied.
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Is it possible to track the terminal command of a user

We want to monitor the user typing command using terminal . Where the command is saving (.bash-history) is only showing few of the command. Is it possible to get the command executed from the ...
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MAAS Network question - Node cannot ping to outside world (ip shows up correctly)

Hello AskUbuntu community, For the past few days, I finally jumped on the MAAS train but encountered a few problems with network configurations. I do apologize if I have missed some fundamental ...
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Establish reverse ssh tunnel at OS startup / network connection up [migrated]

I'm trying to setup a reverse SSH tunnel using a middle-man, due to firewall restrictions. I took the following steps: from ssh server do reverse tunnel: ssh -R 8080:localhost:22 ...
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How to give ftp users access only to a specific folder and its contents

I am a new user of Ubuntu Server. I want to give ftp service all of my user. My all files are in different partition (D: drive of my PC) . I want to give them access only d: drive but not other drive ...
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Installing Apache MPM Worker with PHP support on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

I'm trying to configure mine server to enable the Apache's "worker" version supporting PHP5. I have googled for hours, and all I find is either confusing/vague info. or tutorials for older Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server Installation getting Stuck

I am trying to install the latest Ubuntu server edition on a machine with 2 CPUs and 128GB DDR3 RAM. However, the installation getting stuck when I click on 'Install Ubuntu Server'. The CD Drive ...
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External USB HDD no longer going to sleep

I recently installed lm-sensor and smartctl on my headless ubuntu server (14.04.1). Since then I have noticed that the external USB HDD that I have attached to the machine is no longer going to ...
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I cant run pysnip

I got a program called pysnip to run a game server and this is what i got: ('from' command disabled - missing data/GeoLiteCity.dat) 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 [-] Log opened. 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 ...
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Failed in fetching updates/upgrade (Virtual Box)?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I tried to get updates through sudo apt-get update command but i end-up with the following error codes ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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How to report a bug to the installer?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on an old Mac workstation with EFI firmware, and I'm trying to use software raid for the root partition. The installation aborts during package installation(maybe ...
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403 Forbidden Error after changing LAMP Apache root/ www directory

I installed and set up all the LAMP services, and got it working from the www folder, thing it though I need it to point to a folder in my Dropbox (on the same partition) I modified the ...
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filezilla error Connection timed out in Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I want to connect ftp using FileZilla but its getting following error, instead when I connect to another host its connecting. Anyone have any idea ? Status: Connecting to 205.186.187.210:21... ...
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Can my network use Ubuntu Openstack?

I have a small network of computers, I am migrating from Arch Linux to Ubuntu's OpenStack Platform for usability reasons. The reason I am asking is because of the following: Installing Ubuntu ...
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mysql in lamp-server doesn't work [duplicate]

Just got myself a new VPS hosted at VPSDime and cannot get mysql to work (mention the host since I've never had the error before). I've had 2 fresh installs of both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS and ...
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Setting up postfix

I am trying to setup mail server on my Amazon EC2 following this guide. But when I came by step 12, I ran into a problem, that it does not seems to have 250-mail.domain.com in the ehlo-result? Which ...
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Route subnet requests from wlan0 to eth0 on Ubuntu 14.04

My raspberry pi is connected via Ethernet to my Ubuntu 14.04 machine (192.168.1.0/24 on eth0). This machine is connected to the Internet through a Fritz Box WLAN Router (192.168.0.0/24 on wlan0). The ...
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530 Login incorrect vsftpd

I receive this error from yesterday when I installed and removed EHCP, it has changed all my configuration files for example Apache, vsftpd and others... I resolved other problems but I can't resolve ...
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Ubuntu File Sharing via Samba: cannot add files to share folder: claims permission denied. Any suggestions?

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. Apologies if this has been asked before: I did try to do some research, and between many websites and trying to find it on here, I haven't had much luck. I'm sorry if I ...
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MySQL leaves empty logs?

I've been using MySQL to hold a database catalog of my music for another service I'm running on the server. I believe I set it up correctly, however, my logs /var/log directory gets filled with empty ...
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cannot install php5-mysql

I have ubuntu 32bit server (14.04), running php5, I am trying to install php5-mysql but I get a dependancy error. How can i fix this? ~$ sudo apt-get install php5-mysql Reading package lists... Done ...
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How can I run a command at start-up on Ubuntu server not as root?

Occasionally (it's pretty rare) my VPS provider has to reboot my VPS in order to fix issues or apply a patch. Is there any way to run commands as my user automatically once the VPS reboots? I've read ...