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Ubuntu 12.04 server no internet connection

I lost power briefly today, when my headless ubuntu server rebooted I could no longer SSH into it. I assumed the drive had failed or something. I took out the drive, put it into a USB SATA enclosure ...
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!!! REALLY URGENT !!! - Ubuntu uses all upload speed

So a couple days ago I received a complaint that there was really high latency on our network -- fine, easy fix. I open up our firewall to see that it's sending 100,000 packets per second! Our RAM and ...
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How to find mail server config for existing alias mail group?

I am working on Ubunut mail server, I didn't configure this server, currently there is a group configured as "group@example.com" which has many users to send the coming email for them ...
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Best Ubuntu Server version for Windows ME computer

I have a very very old HP Pavilion 6835 that formally ran Windows ME. I'm currently looking at installing Ubuntu Server on it to host some files, but it is only capable of running anything that is ...
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PHP/Apache runs as which user on Ubuntu Server

I have a PHP script (in /var/www) that is supposed to write down the logs of operation in a file deploy.log (also in /var/www) and perform operations on a file situated in other directories of the ...
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port forwarding in a pptp server

hello and thxs again for all your wonderful help i have a pptp server running in a VPS server as a KVM node i have multiple sites that have a DVR camera recording station my problem is that these ...
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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 OpenVPN no internet

Hi I have an OpenVPN server on my VPS machine. I can successfully connect to my VPN but I have not internet connection. openvpn.log: Sat May 2 12:25:23 2015 OpenVPN 2.3.2 i686-pc-linux-gnu [SSL ...
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Bad Gateway on Nginx Server

I have a nginx server that I was trying to setup a wordpress (Actually multiple) sites on. I used the tuxlite script to setup my lemp server and add security, and everything seemed to work fine. ...
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15.04 upgrade issue upstart

ah I feel like an idiot! So I decided to upgrade my distro (like a dummy because I am hosting something for a school assignment) on an openVZ server. Now I can't get systemd working. I get the ...
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Login to IDM Server with Ubuntu Client

I am new to Linux Admininstration and IDM server. I am using CentOS 7 on one machine ( PC1) and Ubuntu Client on another machine (PC2) . On the CentOS I have installed IDM Server which is running ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 OpenSSL Heartbleed

I spun up a new Rackspace server with Ubuntu Server 15.04, choosing 15.04 believing that I was getting the latest and greatest software. However, after some investigation, it seems that 15.04 ships ...
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Trying to copy a file from server to client

Im trying to copy a file from my server to a client account I have, I am logged in to the server from my client and am having troubles copying a file over. I use the command: (tried with and without ...
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`service` no longer gives useful output (except with status) in 15.04?

It used to be the case that service service-name reload|restart|start|stop - would display a nice : service-name start/running, process 17642 Now, while the new status output is really cool - I ...
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Localhost not finds other routes

I'm new on Linux systems and I moved into it because that they work better than a Windows for web development. I have Ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS and I've installed PHP, Apache and MySQL using this ...
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How do I add an additional IPv6 address to /etc/network/interfaces?

this question How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces? mostly asks what i want except that i want to add more IPv6 addresses in the same interface eth0 without incrementing to ...
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How do I point a domain to an Ubuntu VPS server with only SSH terminal and FTP?

I've recently purchased a VPS hosting server from godaddy (ubuntu server) and I want to configure a domain for this account. They are not providing a cpanel for this account. I only have SSH and FTP. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS + HOSTAPD

I am using Ubuntu server 14.04.2 LTS with the latest kernel as well as Hostapd v2.1, and can not make a point of working here logs hostad. Please help solve the problem! ...
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Keeping MongoDB, MySql data in different partition

I am creating a ubuntu server 14.04 virtual machine and attached an empty disk to it. I have installed nodejs and mongoDB. I want to store all my mongoDB data in that empty partion.
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Cannot log into SSH Server after SVN installation

I set up SVN on my server and with a different password to my SSH login. I have since then been unable to login through putty when I try to through ssh through my login me@my-server-ip. When I try ...
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How do I setup a tunnel piercing scenario on my Ubuntu client to access the internet through my own server including port knocking on it?

Google isn't my friend with this long term issue which is up to date for my upcoming holidays again. It would be great if you could provide a road warrior setup for DNS as well as IP tunneling as a ...
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How to fix APT error during the “install the base system” in Ubuntu Server installation?

When installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server, I get this error message: There are problems and -y was used without --force-yes WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! Every time I reach ...
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ufw port accessible locally but not remotely

I am trying to access an application on my server I have running on port 8000. From the server I can access the application via curl mydomainname.com:8000 from any other machine I just get curl: (7) ...
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How to create group alias mail to send to many users on mail server?

I want to create group mail alias like "group@mail.com", sothat when i send email to group@mail.com, it sends to "user1@mail.com, user2@mail.com, user3@mail.com...etc" How to do it using postfix, or ...
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How to fix/remove isc-dhcp-server

For a long time I've had problems about the setup of my dhcp-server. I had the thought of reinstalling the OS and fix the problem that way but that isn't the correct way of solving the issue in this ...
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Trouble getting nginx, unicorn and ruby on rails application working. Internal Error with no log ouput

I am having some issues getting my rails application up and running with nginx and unicorn. None of the different parts are printing out an error: app/log/unicorn.log app/log/production.log ...
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getting rid of nouveau and using intel graphics

I'm running a Asus N550JK notebook, which uses an Intel HD4000-something-something Integrated GPU together with a proprietary nVidia GTX850m (known as nVidia Optimus). I just installed Ubuntu-Server ...
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Public IP accessible on own subnet but not accessible online (from other subnets) Crazy

My test server which has a public ip 197.254.11x.xxx is not accessible online, though it's accessible on its current subnet /29. (I got several public ip's on one subnet). This subnet connects to the ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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XAMPP: Starting Apache…fail

I installed XAMPP in my Ubuntu laptop and I used to work with it without a problem. Just starting the server with: sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Then, I tried to install a software that needed an ...
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Problem after upgrading php from 5.3 to 5.5 ( Apache / Ubuntu 12.04 / Plesk )

After upgrade from php 5.3 to 5.5 , I got the following problem when I type service apache2 start * Starting web server apache2 apache2: Syntax ...
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How to avoid getting your server IP blacklisted by spamhouses?

I am running Virtualmin on a dedicated server. I set a maximum hourly limit of sending emails and many other things. But how can I effectively avoid getting blacklisted? Is there any way to ...
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KVM VM is unable to access internet: help me clean up my networking

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 with the intent to set it up with KVM and VMs for many purposes. I've been able to get a few VMs up and running with their own versions of Ubuntu Server 14.04. However, ...
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How to configure postfix to not relay to local virtual domain?

I have set up a SMTP server with iRedMail on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything is working smoothly. I can create new users and send e-mails. My situation however is a bit more complicated: I need this ...
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Virtual Cross PlatForm Network

Alright I know this isn't a forum for discussion on VirtualBox, but it involves linux. I need help in building a virtual network with 2 linux flavors [Ubuntu,Centos] and one windows [XP/7] in ...
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SSH stays open remotely? [duplicate]

When connecting to a server, is there a way to keep the SSH console open once disconnected? Or is there a program that does that, and that lets me connect back into where I left? This situation can ...
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Can't use http inside vbox

I am trying to configure a small virtual network on my host, with 3 Ubuntu servers, each running in their own vbox instance. Each instance has the network set to bridge, and each of them has it's own ...
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How to vieuw my website in ubuntu server

I tried to set up a webserver in Ubuntu server. Then i want to add my website/database to it. The problem is that i can't see my own website. First i saw the default Ubuntu page, i removed this in ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Server boot error

I'll boot my server, It shows ubuntu boot select page(?) very short, and print error. error: Diskfilter writes are not supported so I try to fix this bugs but my server still can not boot. ...
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Can't connect with WIFI through nm-applet

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 with i3 on my laptop. The reason why I chose for the Server edition is because I wanted a minimal configuration. Additionally, I installed network-manager to help ...
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how to run servlets in XAMPP server

I had installed xampp in ubuntu 14.04. now i want to have servlet functionality. I searched in net, everyone saying use the tomcat but i want to do it in xampp is it possible if yes how to do that ...
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Fail2ban fails to start after update?

I have been using fail2ban for a while on my Ubuntu server. Recently (after upgrading to ubuntu 15.04 I assume) fail2ban has been failing to start. Initially, this was because the port option had ...
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Error starting userland proxy: listen tcp 0.0.0.0:80: bind: address already in use?

docker run --link=my_dockersql:mysql -p 80:80 -d wordpress 083e36eb41f1db1f16239c69cf13a99998a8cba24352f1eb37be1b1deb2fd620 FATA[0000] Error response from daemon: Cannot start container ...
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Ubuntu Server - awstats - virtual hosts - Do I need separate log files for each host?

Ok, so I got my virtual hosts all setup and they are working great. The problem is my awstats data. I have it setup for both of my sites but it looks like the same visitors are showing up in the ...
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Ubuntu server connect to VPN

How do I connect to an external pptp VPN with my Ubuntu server machine? All I can find is tutorials either for Ubuntu Desktop or using Ubuntu Server as the VPN server.
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ubuntu 2.6.15-23-server, need to access data [on hold]

My system board died, but I was able to replace it and get Ubuntu to boot. I am not familiar with this old version and do not know the commands to get the data off the drive. I would like to connect a ...
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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? [closed]

Why do I keep getting "403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)" when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites? I have recently changed to nginx installation from Apache2 on my Ubuntu setup on my virtual ...
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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 -------------------- ...