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Can't auto-mount NFS share using fstab

In Ubuntu 14.04 Server I've got a share mounting correctly with the following command: sudo mount -a 192.168.10.5:/mnt/sf_nas/movies /mnt/movies However, when I add the below line to /etc/fstab and ...
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Postgres uninstall: “server.key has group or world access” error

I'm trying to uninstall postgresql, but its really complaining. I suspect something is broken. I'm on 12.04, installed via apt-get. sudo apt-get remove postgresql returns: Reading package ...
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How can I use Kernel 3.19 in 14.04 now?

So I'm rebuilding my storage server. For stability, I want to use Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS as the OS. However, I'm planning to use Btrfs with RAID 5, and this has been greatly improved in kernel 3.19. ...
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Wifi detection during server install

I built a new box, that I intended to run ubuntu server on. I first installed ubuntu desktop 15.04 on it and it went without a hitch. During installation I was asked for wifi network/password which I ...
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Initial samba connection slow

So I have a 30 windows computers network connecting to a Fedora 20 server. This server serves as both a samba server and a gateway. I'm having troubles with the slow connection from windows to samba ...
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How to abort a stuck command in ubuntu server?

I know there is ctrl+c, but sometimes that doesn't work. In Ubuntu desktop I can just close the terminal window and open a new one when this happens, but how would this be solved using the CLI in ...
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Unable to start/stop apache on Ubuntu

I am trying to start apache using the following command: sudo -E -u [my_username] /usr/sbin/apachectl -f conf/httpd.conf I get the following error: no listening sockets available, shutting down ...
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Kerberized NFS4 and Active Directory

I'm trying to use NFS4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Active Directory for user authentication, with Kerberos security, and I'm having trouble. When I mount with sec=sys, all works, but when I try to mount ...
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Apache server on Localhost stops working, logs show a segmentation fault, and connections get “Connection Reset” errors

After searching throught the internet for a while and trying all the fixes i've found(edit httpd.conf, vhost conf file, firewall) but still can't fix this error. My server ran incredibly good ...
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ifdown: interface eth1.10 not configured Ignoring unknown interface eth1.10=eth1.10

Trying to add a vlan pool: This is the entry that I had made in the /etc/network/interfaces file: iface eth1.10 inet static address 172.85.85.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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How can I see which packages will be updated from apt?

I see on my server at the login, that a few updates are available. How can I see which packages will be updated on my server without starting the update?
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Can I convert Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 to Server?

I've found several solutions to convert Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop to Server, with the following commands: sudo apt-get install tasksel sudo tasksel remove ubuntu-desktop sudo tasksel install server ...
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How to create a SFTP (SSH) User with extremely limited permissions

i run a server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want to create a user that is able to connect via sftp, download 1 file and terminate the connection. The user should not be able to do ANYTHING else. Browsing ...
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DNS Not Working

I have setup an Ubuntu server with a static IP and I cannot get the DNS to work. Pinging any domain (such as google.com) will not redirect me. I have tried editing /etc/resolv.conf, but that didn't ...
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VLAN is not working in Virtual Box

I had tried VLAN creating a VLAN pool in between the virtual boxes. But even after installing VLAN in client box, despite all the interface configurations, it is not pinging the other system in the ...
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Apache daemon problem /etc/init.d/apache2

For the last 5 weeks, I have monitored some strange behavior. Every week at logrotate process time, the init script /etc/init.d/apache2 is being rotated as if it were a log file. The first week it ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I am trying to run ROS (robotic operating system) command in Ubuntu, but it always gives me error when I try to launch Gazebo, which is the most common simulation tool used in ROS. ~$ roslaunch ...
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using ddclient with namecheap dns service doesn't update IP

I have just set up my first ever home server. I created root, made the IP static on my local network, installed openssh, and can now ssh into the computer as long as i am connected to my homes router. ...
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CIFS client behaving as root on server

I have a CIFS client w/a regular user. I have a SAMBA server where the only user is root. I want the user on the client system to be able to access the files on the remote server as root. So far I ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 install error: can't umount /media

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on an old Athlon 64, but as soon as I get past the initial menu, choosing to install Ubuntu Server, I get some console output and everything gets stuck on: ...
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How do I send nginx access and error logs to syslog?

I have rsyslog configured to ship logs to another server. I have been trying to setup nginx and rsyslog to use a socket, like /dev/log, to transfer logs into the local rsyslog and then let it handle ...
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Forced SSL Redirection is not working in apache

I've recently set up a website and configured SSL according to this Digital Ocean guide. Once I got this configured I rand: sudo a2enmod rewrite and then in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default ...
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SSH with PAM Google

I have a server with Google Authenticator enabled. It worked fine, and one day I tried to login, and suddenly I'm not able to. Fortunately, I do have Ajenti installed with a terminal, so it's not a ...
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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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Specify the time of daily log rotate

I noticed that daily log rotations which are listed under /etc/logrotate.d/ are executed in the morning around 6:40 am. This is clear from the beginning and ending of the log files. Can I customize ...
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SVN over HTTPS broken after 12.04LTS upgrade to 14.04LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Up until the upgrade, I was running Subversion over Apache 2.2 without any issues. After the upgrade I get Access Forbidden messages when connecting from ...
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the Ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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multiple Ip's bind on same port

I run multiple game servers so i added my additional ip's to the server. I made sure that the game servers ip are different but I still cant start the others server cause the ports are conflicting. $ ...
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User password don't work vsftpd server

I created an user with: useradd -m -s /bin/false testuser Also I added in the vsftpd.user_list 'testuser' and changed the password with passwd. After a restart of the vsftpd service I wanted to log ...
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The best LAMP Stack with a GUI for Web Dev

I'm a spoilt windows user and always have used a WAMP stack with a GUI that allows me to start or stop apache and mysql services. I find it really hard switching to the LAMP command line and was ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 installation on MacBook — Issues with keyboard layout and installation from DVD

I'd like to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 on my MacBook (from May 2008) to set up a server for my home network. I run into two major problems though: 1. When I burn the ISO to a DVD (using OSX Disk ...
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Safest place to get latest Apache and PHP or switch to debian?

I'm a relatively new Ubuntu user and would like to use the latest version of PHP 5.6 and Apache 2.4 I've been using the latest versions of Apache and PHP on Windows without any problems for a few ...
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Clarification: What are my options for an image server/Central Management Server with Ubuntu Server?

Recently my household has started using various version of Ubuntu to replace Windows. We have 4 Computers running different iterations of Ubuntu (mostly 15.04 64bit) and I would like to set something ...
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samba username case issue in samba 4.x

I have a problem with a samba service on my server. It's began since ubuntu have switched to samba 4.x in their distributions and continues til last one 15.04. I have a user ag on my server and user ...
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HTTPS Not working on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Apache 2.4

Ok, I've been trying to fix this for about a week but can't find anything that's similar enough to my situation to fix. I'm on a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've set up everything on the ...
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Configure ldap with Caldav server

I am very new to ldap and I am struggling setting it up for Caldav server. I am trying to setup ldap server to work with Caldav Server. I see mapping in stdconfig.py as below. ...
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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...
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APT-CACHER SERVER blocks me down load file at apt-get

I follow this to setup the apt-cacher but it cause some problem when I install Java 8, how can I fix it? NOTICE: I have fix the the installer_files_regexp addition from [a-z]+\.tar\.gz(?:\.gpg)? to ...
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Confusion about command-line system install

I'd like to install a command-line only version of Ubuntu 12.04, but I do not have clear which installation media I should use: I understood that the classical "Ubuntu Desktop" does not contain the CL ...
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Passwordless ssh error

I am trying to enable passwordless ssh for Hadoop 2.6.0. The method I tried is as follows: ssh-keygen -t dsa -P '' -f ~/.ssh/id_dsa cat ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys I also ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu server via SSH externally

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) and intend to use it primarily as a file server. I am completely new to Linux, so this is a pretty big learning curve. Yesterday I was ...
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Trying to Install ubuntu server but freezes on archive mirror

I have been trying to install ubuntu server (14.04.2 and 14.04 and 15.04) and it always stops on the archive mirror. I have tried different mirrors but the same thing happens again and again and it's ...
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How do I check if a package is installed on my server?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server edition 13.10. But I have ran into a bit of problem. At the end of the install, it asks you for several extra packages whether you want them nor not, like openSSH ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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What can a Beowulf cluster help process?

So, my school has hundreds of old computers and a few gigabit switches. Coordinating with the head of district for my school, I've been granted permission to make a Beowulf cluster, using one, two or ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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System Center Configuration Manager for Ubuntu?

Anybody knows if Ubuntu has a tool like: "System Center Configuration Manager" from MS? I want to remotely distribute software. Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu Server Doesn't Load

I just built my first PC and am trying to install Ubuntu Server on it. The installation process seemed to go fine, and after all is done it'll go to reboot. Once it reboots, it just sits on a blinking ...
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WAN over wifi and eth to LAN

I have a USB Network card (TP link 722n) in my system. It has been recognised by the system. I do need to connect to a remote network over wifi and access internet. SSID:WHATEVER WPA2 ...