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Audio sync through LAN

I have home server which is pc with 2gb ram. I've got www server and mpd which alows me to controll music playback from any device but thing that I want to have is to synchronize sound from laptop ...
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I tried setting up pptpd server and nothing will go through

I have tried for days to setup a pptpd server and followed the guide exactly. I was getting an error that the server wasn't responding from the client, but after port fowarding through the router, I ...
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Host website, share files, ubuntu 12.04

I am just getting into the whole programming/networking "thing", so after making my first <HTML doc!> :) I want to put it online of course! So should I take the AiCloud down and make a static ...
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Hosting a tomcat site - port forwarding

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
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Can I change the SSH deny/allow order?

I am trying some ssh tricks and stuck on a server. Is there a way to make ssh hosts.deny read before hosts.allow?
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rtmpdump not working on Ubuntu Server 14.10

I followed these steps to patch rtmpdump with KSV's updates. rtmpdump executes beautifully on my laptop but when I tried the same thing on my Ubuntu Server machine, rtmpdump hangs after INFO: ...
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ssh from aws server to local ubuntu machine

Hey Guys how can i ssh from my aws ec2 instance to my local ubuntu machine using my machine iPaddress 192.168.1.2. I tried port forwarding but don't know exact procedure for my ubuntu 14.10 so did not ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Virtualization Bug - Parallels 10

Trying to get a Ubuntu Server 14.04 up & running in a virtual machine provided by Parallels, however I have a strange bug. After installing the OS (applies for both 32bit and 64bit versions), ...
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transmission “Permission denied” error

I installed web version of transmission on my Ubuntu Server 14.10 To make it work with my home folder I did this: cd /home/nat/Downloads mkdir transmission sudo usermod -a -G ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 TLS plus Hardware RAID

I have just completed hadrware installation of my new RAID server which will run with Ubuntu Server OS. I have installed Ubuntu Server OS and everything run seemingly without problems. However, I ...
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Transfer between drives using FTP

I'm embarrassingly new to Ubuntu and it's possible that this is really basic. I'm trying to drag a file from /home/user/Desktop to /media/user/Storage using FTP (Yummy FTP to be precise) but I get an ...
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Connect to mysql on another device [duplicate]

I have two device on my network LB (192.168.1.10) and RP1 (192.168.0.20) I am wanting all the MySQL stuff to be hosted on the LB and all the web stuff to be hosted on the RP1. I have installed ...
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cron.daily message - return code 100

I searched for a return code and found many similar but not this identical one. It's not an error per se, but I would like to know what it means. Email from root: Subject: Cron test -x ...
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vsftpd no logs to syslog

I have an vsftpd syslog server. And Its currently logging to /var/log/vsftpd.log, but I want it to send the logs to our syslog server. But I somehow I cant find any answer to my problem. I tried it ...
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Can't access graphite from my Ubuntu Server

I'm new on Ubuntu and I've work on Debian before. I've install Shinken on an Ubuntu Server 14.04 and it was working very well. After I try to install graphite to have some graph in Shinken. All is ...
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is it possible to rsync to another server using crontab?

Hi there is a bunch of videos and resources on how to rsync locally rsync /home/user1 /home/user2/backup, but i haven't found any tutorials on rsync crontab to another server pretty much, i use ...
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how to make an ftp server of user files for lan network and how to access it via ftp client?

I want to setup a ftp server on laptop to access the files on other machines which are on same lan network. Can anyone help me with a guided method with IP creation for lan and internet(if possible), ...
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Issue with MAAS cluster controller, installation fails

After many issues (refer to question Issue with MAAS cluster controller, no enlistment) I have a new problem. Basically after commissioning installation fails. I really do not know what is going on. ...
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I want to install gui for ubuntu server 14.04.2 what is the command should I use to download the gui [duplicate]

I want to install gui for ubuntu server 14.04.2 what is the command should I use to download the gui I use alot of commands with sudo but all doesn't work and the message I got is can't determinate ...
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I want to make a remotely controlled server running ubuntu gnome

Ok, so I have an old HP box with a 320gb hard drive in it. The display controller doesn't work on this machine, so I need to be able to control the machine remotely from my primary Linux Mint ...
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Could we use Juju without MAAS?

Can I install Juju on 1 ubuntu server and deploy my services (or charms) on this server ?
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Its possiable to install tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 in same server

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server.In this server tomcat 6 was installed by yum. It's running properly and I installed tomcat 7 binary package but I am not able to start the tomcat 7 process. I am getting ...
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Ubuntu LDAP authentication

Need to know if i'm on right path. Trying to use LDAP authentication for Web user access of network resource. I have configured LDAP server and client_auth (ldap-auth-client) demon on Ubuntu ...
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Backup tool for Hyper-V machines and Windows system state

is there any backup tool that makes backups of Hyper-V VMs and Windows Server 2008 R2 system state? Some will say to give Bacula a try, but I think it's a complex tool. Can I use a tool for this task ...
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Should i upgrade linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty and linux-image-generic-lts-trusty?

These updates are being offered to me through apt-get upgrade, they seem like kernel updates but don't follow the other kernel naming convention, so I'm a bit leery of installing it. I figure if its ...
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SFTP master Account permissions

I've been testing some different sftp configurations. The purpose is for patients to download their records. here's what I've done so far for client accounts, their directories and permissions... ...
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UBUNTU Server Installer Does not Recognize the Hard Drives On A RAID-Based Server

My Usual Workflow: Usually I get/build a server, add the hard drives into it, then I install UBUNTU-Server through a bootable USB. Current Problem: I do have a set of servers, that have RAID ...
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Ubuntu server system timer is faster than normal

I have over 15 servers running Ubuntu 12, but 3 of them are giving me problem. All the servers have the same hardware, are running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with kernel version 3.13.0-32-generic. The ...
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Dual Wan and lan configuration

Iam planed to configure a dual wan ubuntu router with dual lan. ie., eth0 and eth0:1. And ath0(192.168.1.1) should route through ISP 1 and eth0:1(192.168.2.1) should route through ISP 2. Please guide ...
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Networking Setup Of An OpenStack-Based Environment

Big Picture Aim: Have an OpenStack system (consists of 7 machines with Ubuntu Server Installed) to host a single application. Here is my current setting: Machines: 7 servers running Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu server wont let me change to root or add my default user to sudoers

So I'm trying to learn how to set up a headless server and I got everything installed I made a root password and that wont work with su and then I try to sudo with my default log in and it wont let me ...
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re-installation of Ubuntu Server: boot from CD not working

A few unsuccessful attempts at installing Apache Tomcat7 and Open Source BIM server may have spoiled the system so I'm trying to re-install Ubuntu Server for a clean start. I'm booting from DVD with ...
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how to Setup public_html in apache 2.4 using ubuntu 13

I have installed apache 2.4 in ubuntu 13. To setup public_html in the home directory I have copied 000-default file (from apache 2.2) to /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/ directory. The required changes has ...
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Ubuntu on HP Server

I would like to ask about HP DL320 with software RAID configuration, is there any HP mode which supports RAID 1 and RAID5 with Ubuntu? On HP DL360 instead, does it's support RAID1 and RAID5? Could ...
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Thunderbird password error when connecting to Linux Ubuntu Server with MySQL, Postfix, Dovecot

I'm trying to build a server that can host email and allow me to connect into the email server from thunderbird. I've followed these instructions ...
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Can only print as root

I've had a devil of a time setting up an HP LaserJet 1320 printer with my Utopic Unicorn Server (server has no gui so command line only). I can't seem to access /locatlhost:631/admin (times out) and ...
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Webserver permission problem

I've a permission problem on my dedicated webserver, but I'm not able to understand what's I was doing wrong. Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.19.2 Versione Apache 2.4.7 Versione PHP 5.5.9 mysql 5.5 (all from ...
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Changing terminal login prompt with ncruses

I have a Ubuntu server with no DE that I want to replace the regular login prompt with a ncurses based login. How would I go about doing that? Below is a link to a program that I'm going to use to ...
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No hard disks detected after server upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded a 12.04 server to 14.04. Upgrade went without errors, but after booting initrd throws "gave up waiting for root device", and I am stuck in a busybox shell. After searching for a long time ...
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Transitioning to New Ubuntu 14.04 Server - Hardware Help Needed [on hold]

I previously was running an Ubuntu 12.04 server with a single 2 TB hard drive in a somewhat-older small form-factor (SFF) PC for a while now. Unfortunately, the HD started experiencing corruption ...
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Samba shares permission problem.s

I'm using Samba to create protected shares on Ubuntu Server that should be accessible by Windows computers. It does prompt me for a user name & password but one login grants access to all files, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server on a PowerBook G4 - Can't get partitions to work

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an old PowerBook G4 I had lying about. I get through the installer to the point where it tries to create the partitions. The first attempt I just told it to ...
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IPv6 as public IP

I added a static IPv6 public IP address to my Ubuntu Virtual Machine. And routed it in my server, but can't get it to work. When I'm on the server, and go to the local IPv4 or IPv6 address, I get the ...
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PHP version update gone wrong

I've followed instructions on updating the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5 During the installation it threw php5-common dependency errors. I've managed to fix the dependency errors by ...
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Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server?

Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server? I need to download the ISO directly so that when installed i get following root@:~# cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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PPTP through router to ubuntu server

I am trying to set up a VPN connection using PPTPd on a ubuntu server to access local machines under the same router as the ubuntu PPTP server. I followed the instructions on the ubuntu documentation ...
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no outbound connections

I have been running 14.04 server without a problem. This morning I was told by my son that the server wasn't working. I have minecraft on it and it has been working flawlessly. Minecraft returned ...
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SSH Public Keys not working anymore?

I have an Ubuntu Server and OS X and Windows (Cygwin) clients. A few days ago, I was able to successfully generate RSA keys on the client and copy them to the server with: ssh-copy-id ...
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Samba - Group Execute bit while creating new file/directory

Im using Samba for a new Project. I need all my files created in Samba Share set to have an execute Unix bit set for Group. Is there any way to have group with execute permission while creating new ...
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Remote Access - Can ssh to target but VNC fails to connect through tunnel

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. As I am planning to spend some time abroad, I would like to be able to do the same from the other side of the Internet. But I have a ...