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Is Ubuntu Server only available with the command line?

Only day my company going need server, and I like Ubuntu since it haves the lease virus out all of the OS. (I think), but when I look at the Ubuntu Server it only had black background and white text, ...
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howto install Joomla 2.5 on root on ubuntu server 12.04

Can you please do show me how to install joomla on /var/www/ (root) folder I don't want /var/www/joomla and I think I am stuck with how to create permission and too afraid to make writable to public. ...
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I want to enable Apache in serving files from eSATA . ubuntu 14.04. Home server

I am new to apache and linux ( 3 months ) and started a home server, I would like to serve my documents in .pdf and .mp4 video of my own solved maths/physics solution via apache 2 residing on the ...
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Where does `resolvconf` gets the IPs of DNS servers from?

On a server machine, I have the /etc/network/interfaces file similar to: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots into black blank screen

I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 about 2 weeks ago. It had been working well and running 24/7 until I accidentally restarted it yesterday. Shouldn't have been a problem, yet now it just sits at a black ...
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Installing FOG on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install FOG on 12.04 Server LTS. I have downloaded the latest version from SF, but when I try to install it, it fails when trying to install MySQL, specifically with: The following ...
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Permission issues with tomcat

I installed Tomcat 7 following the Ubuntu guide. The server is working and gives me the "It works!" page on http://localhost:8080/. Now I want to setup my own webapp using Netbeans. I generated a new ...
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ubuntu Server asus chromebox won't boot unless I have a hdmi display plugged in

So I installed Ubuntu Server on my Asus Chromebox, all works great except I have a strange issue. Ubuntu won't boot unless I have a hdmi display plugged in I've tested this over and over. If I plug ...
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How to setup a Multi User NAS

I want to setup a multi-user NAS, With an administrator, and have that admin have the ability to add users to the NAS. Users Are likely to be using mainstream platforms. So I plan for them to use ...
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I can't access the grub menu during bootup of Ubuntu server 14

I cannot access the grub menu when booting up Ubuntu server. I have tried the options in the following three threads: How to enable GRUB menu on Ubuntu 12.04 server? I can't get grub menu to ...
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LTSP client boots on busybox

I've installed an LTSP server on my linux desktop 12.04 (virtual machine), set all the necessary network settings. Now I created a thin client using virtualbox, booted (after starting up the server ...
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Mysql cannot start when upgrade 5.5 to 5.6

I following this link to upgrade my mysql, https://rtcamp.com/tutorials/mysql/mysql-5-6-ubuntu-12-04/ The article ubuntu is x64, But my ubuntu is x32, So I change the download link to ...
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vino-server: local connection works but not remote connection

I would like to remotely take control over ma grandma's PC, where I installed lubundu 14.04.1. This is not a duplicate of this other question (I want to avoid teamviewer + see below). I configured ...
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Configure LXC with additional IP ubuntu 14.04

I'm still looking for answer on my question. I have a dedicated server with ubuntu server 14.04, and 2 public ip. I want to add 1 public ip per 1 lxc. I think i've tried everything and nothing helped ...
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Transmission remote access to web interface

To start off I would like to mention that my SSH access from outside of my lan works, so I know how to portforward and that seems to work. However, I can't seem to get access to the transmission ...
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Uninstall PHP 5.3 Ubuntu 14.04

I recently followed instructions given by AgentCool in Installing PHP 5.3 in Ubuntu 14.04. And I have PHP 5.3.28 as >PHP PHP 5.5.9 as >PHP5 How can I undo these steps and go back to original ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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Can't access second NIC

I have 2 NICs with the primary em1 the other is p3p1. It appears from ifconfig dmesg that both are up and working but I can't access p3p1 from my Java test application. No joy with ping either. ...
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User Only Has Access To One File

I'm working on an appliance that has a web based GUI for setting up the network on an Ubuntu headless system. Initially the system will be set up for DHCP but one of the initial configurations will be ...
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Ubuntu Server on a 32- bit Non PAE Machine

I would like to install any version of Ubuntu Server on a fairly old machine to both test out Ubuntu Server and have a bit of fun. The problem I have encountered is that the machine does not have PAE ...
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Using OverlayFS to enable writing on a read only /etc

Is it a terribly bad idea to create a union mount, using OverlayFS, on top of /etc? I'm aiming to set up a system whereby a read-only root filesystem is installed on an SD card, with writeable areas ...
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NFS client's nautilus hangs when NFS server is ofline

NFS server: Ubuntu 14.04 server NFS client: Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit On Client I mounted the NFS share mount -v -t nfs NFSSERVER_IP:/servernfsfolder ~/clientnfs Mount was successful and I was ...
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Multiple public IP addresses can be pinged on the VPS but not from outside

This is my /etc/network/interfaces: auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address xx.xxx.252.26 netmask 255.255.252.0 gateway 83.136.252.1 up ip addr add ...
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ubuntu server restarting instead of shutting down

Whenever I try to shutdown my pc by using sudo shutdown -... now (it doesn't matter what I fill in for the ...), it always shutdowns down for about 3-4 seconds, and than just powers up again. I'm sure ...
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I wish to have a structure, wherein I have an UBUNTU Server machine, and my Agents connect to the same using Thin clients. How can I do that

Well I use a structure in my organisation which is as below. I have a Windows Server 20 Agents connect to that server through a Thin Client using RDP and Terminal Services. Now I want to replace the ...
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Why do I get “connection refused” errors connecting to a server via SSH?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on it with the LAMP stack. I can ping it but when I try to connect to it the server can't be found. When I try to connect with WinSCP I get the error Network error: ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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How do I fix my locale issue?

I am getting this message everytime I do something like starting or stopping a service. perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) PXE Netboot gives live-installer error

I got an annoying issue while updating my automated Ubuntu installer with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). I have a razor based(using ipxe) based network boot process to automatically install and configure ...
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Changing Order of Interfaces

Hoping someone can help me, what I'm wanting to do is change the order of my interfaces on Ubuntu 12.04LTS. We're running our Ubuntu server on a VMWare box with three virtual interfaces. I've read ...
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apt-get upgrade complains about authentication of packages

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. When issuing a: sudo apt-get upgrade apt-get says: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated This is a fresh install from an ISO that ...
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accessing MySQL using terminal in Ubuntu 13.04

accessing phpmyadmin db from terminal now in ubuntu 13.04 i firstly installed mysql server with sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql server version 5.5 now in terminal i can check if it is working ...
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how to replicate my server environment and directory structure using Vagrant

I am a developer by trade but am not used to configuring VM's and servers, so I apologize if these questions seem rather novice. I have recently started trying to use Vagrant for local development of ...
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'Unable to set password for the MySQL “root” user' on a Openvz VPS

I'm trying to install mysql server on my Openvz based VPS running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit and i keep getting this error at the install. I tried multiple times and i also re installed the os with no change ...
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Using scp to copy files from remote to home machine

This is probably a simple error, but I can't work it out. My computer hostname is Felix (hostname -f returns Felix) I am trying to move a file from my university account to my home computer using scp. ...
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can't make juju charm-store server?

I am trying to run juju charm-server in my local machine.I followed these steps.(https://github.com/juju/charmstore) but it gives this error.When i enter make command it gives this one. Makefile:49: ...
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Only resolve DNS on VPN Server

I installed pptpd but my connection is too slow and i need use Google DNSes (8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4) on my Android without root for mobile network (not Wi-Fi). How can i configure my ubuntu server for just ...
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How do I use a hardware switch for wifi, in Ubuntu Server?

I have been struggling with getting my wifi card working under ubuntu server 14.04 all week, and i finally tried installing with a desktop environment today (Xfce.) Needless to say, I got it working ...
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php not running on ubuntu 14.04

OS: ubuntu 14.04 Apache2: 2.4.7 php: 5.5.9 I've just made a fresh install a few days ago. Then install LAMP, set up apache virtual hosts, etc. Everything seem to be running fine... except for php. ...
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403 Forbidden after changing DocumentRoot directory Apache 2.4.6 [duplicate]

So I just installed a virtual machine with Ubuntu 13.10. I wanted to play with apache 2.4.6 before I update my ubuntu 12.04 servers. I want my document root to be in my home folder and so I changed it ...
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Cannot load /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_mpm_itk.so

I ran tasksel to install lamp server, but I accidentally delete everything, when I got everything work as before I noticed that apache is not working and here is there message I get while trying to ...
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SSH to server with encrypted LVM

I setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 with encrypted LVM (static IP address with an entry in my /etc/hosts file) and would like to SSH to it with my laptop on my local network. The problem is that if I just do: ...
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Setting up Postfix with amavisd-new, spamassassin, clamav, and SPF checking?

I am working on learning how to setup a mail server and have a question regarding the use of mail filters with Postfix. I am looking at the following guide (as well as a similar guide on the Ubuntu ...
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problem nginx on ubuntu with nodejs

I'm trying to make nginx upstream configuration working for ubuntu 14.04, and make my nodejs app visible from virtual host name. this is my conf file in available-sites under the /etc/nginx upstream ...
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Warning when login to the server Ubuntu 14.04.1 [on hold]

I have installed the Ubuntu server 14.04.1 on my Hyper-V virtual machine. Every thing looks good after logging in. But am getting a warning message right after I login as below no talloc stackframe at ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions won't install

I'm trying to configure my virtual machine so I can share a folder between my host and guest OS, but when I try to install the Guest Additions I get the following message: I've already done ...
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Bind mounting for Site Storage Ubuntu and Plesk

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server installed and Plesk CP My system drive is too small to be 9f much use other than running the OS and software. So what I was thinking is I have another huge drive that id ...
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How to change location of time machine on Ubuntu Server?

Hello I have ubuntu server 14 installed and I bought a new hard drive how do I go about changing the location of where the time machine back up saves?
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Long wait time on login

When I log in on my server I get this: No mail. Last login: Fri Nov 5 14:22:45 2010... then I must wait for 5 sec and then is ready... wolfy@ubuntu-server:~$ Is this wait time normal or should ...
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MaaS distributes new ip on every reboot

I have a working installation of MaaS in Version 1.5 on Trusty. I've deployed a juju bootstrap node already through it and have some 15 other physical machines in ready state. I've successfully ...