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Forcing password policies - domain user management like Active Directory

Good topic: user management for 10+ ubuntu machines The goal: force globally password policies on Ubuntu Desktop machines (force password change, force password complexity). Would be good but not ...
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Ubuntu Mail Server

Probably a stupid question, but I'm not able to figure out how to configure a Mail server: I need to configure a mail server to offer an imap service for a company. All the e-mail are primarily ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 kernel panic

I am trying to figure out the reason for the Ubuntu 12.04.4 server freezing. OS and Kernel: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64) This is a vanilla installation without any ...
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Ubuntu Server 14 stuck at tty1

I have setup Ubuntu 14.04 server just two days ago, everything was great till I woke up today trying to connect to server (over LAN) with no success, I have logged to the server machine itself ...
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Where can I find a Swift 2.6.0 package?

I'm facing this Swift bug, which is fixed in the 2.6.0 release of Swift, on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I'm looking for a deb package of swift object server in version 2.6.0. As far as I know, ...
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Enable all HTTP methods on Apache

I have set up a completely plain Apache web server (version 2.4.7) on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS. I want to enable other HTTP methods such as PUT and DELETE for some testing purposes. I edited my ...
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Why can't I log in to my Samba share on my home network?

Recently I've had to reinstall Ubuntu Server 15.10 64-bit after wiping my home server due to an insecure password-only SSH server sitting on it for too long. Now, I'm plagued with setting my machine ...
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How to detect irregular activity in LAN/PC?

As I've just set up nice SSH server and everything so I was wondering if there are any ways to monitor my computer and my LAN from any suspicious/unusual activity? Additional information: The lower ...
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VPN between two ubuntu 14.04.3 servers

I have a Server at home which has an Ipv6 but no ipv4 (because my provider uses DS-Lite). I also got a vServer wich has an static ipv4. Now I would like to setup a vpn service on both servers and ...
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Add two root users during installation during installation + managing it - Ubuntu server

I would like to ask you all, that is it possible to enter some kind of script before entering the setup screen to be able to add 2 root users instantly. I am at the beginning of creating 190 virtual ...
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SSH stopped working on Ubuntu Server 15.04 after restart [on hold]

I just restarted my server after installing UPower and cannot connect to SSH. I've tried "ssh localhost" and I get: ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused I've tried changing ...
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Failing at running a script on startup (Ubuntu server)

I have some tutorials on how to run a script at startup on ubuntu server, but it keeps failing with status=203 Here is the script.sh file i wrote in /etc/init.d : ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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point the domain to the real folder when there is another config use ssl certification

i have an ubuntu server on digitalocean i'm using apahce2 the problem is i have three domain one of theses config file has ssl certification and when i'm on the browser and i use https with any ...
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* Restarting web server apache2

when i restart my apache2 i look this msg : Restarting web server apache2 AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified ...
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Deluge Daemon fails to start on Ubuntu 15 systemd error: code=exited, status=203/EXEC

Trying to install deluge by following this guide on a new Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I have looked at the two most likely linked questions, but I can't discern an answer and the error message is different from ...
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How do I setup SFTP on Ubuntu? I want my /var/www directory to connect to FileZilla from another computer. How do I go about doing this?

I already have Ubuntu LAMP server installed and vsftpd. This server is connected to the web on on dns domain. However, when I connect to the ftp server on FileZilla it connects. However, when I upload ...
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Postfix odd configuration

The Ubuntu 14.04's postfix package default configuration file, main.cf, comes with an odd configuration directive: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = reject_unknown_sender_domain, ...
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Changing resolution in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm a linux newbie and I've now tried lots of different ways of doing this, but every single one fails somewhere - usually because they pertain to Ubuntu desktop rather than server and rely on ...
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NFS hangs in Ubuntu 15.10

i have problem with nfs in 15.10. Before 15.10 i use 14.04 with nfs shares from my server without problems for years. But after new Ubuntu 15.10 installation my nfs shares sometimes stop responding. ...
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Ubuntu Unused Space

I have an ubuntu server running. At first i only allocated 100Gb which wasnt enough. I added more space to the partition using gparted after reading how on several posts. However, even though it shows ...
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How can I setup multiple users to connect to an ubuntu server?

I have recently been setting up a samba file server. I have managed to connect my windows pc to the main account (I went map network drive then \servername\user) However, there are other people who ...
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GDM not starting after installing GNOME 3 on Ubuntu Server 15.10

First thing after installing Ubuntu Server 15.10, I got all the updates and installed GNOME 3.16.4: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell But after a reboot I ...
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Is possible to load remote desktop raspberry via server?

my server has public ip and on router is configured redirecting all packets to my server. Is there any way to connect to raspberry pi (which is in same network, also connected via ethernet) remote ...
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winbind service stops periodically

On my Ubuntu server, the winbind service keeps stopping once in awhile (like everyday). It seems as if there's a lifetime setting which I'm not aware of. Is there such a setting? If not, how should I ...
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Cleaning the harddrive

I am using a headless Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab111.12 i686). I recently got a message that the harddisk was full. Is there a way to download all file paths with sizes and to ...
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Locking a folder on a shared linux server

My college has a server set up for students and we all have a folder for our persona stuff on it (access via ssh). So I explored it a bit and found out I can access most of the folders of other ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.03 LTS -32bit problem with apt-get update

Hi my ubuntu server has problem to install packages and use the command sudo apt-get update Every site it tries to connect to I got a fail. But the server is connected to the network and I have a ...
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Installing new network driver ubuntu server 14.10

Ok first of all I was trying to connect my server to my router and set up my apache2 server so my server could be viewable online. But in my attempts to connect, I found that I have no eth0 ...
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Recover Server from recovery mode(firewall closes ports)

My server( Ubuntu 14.04 - Plesk - RAID1 ) is now in normal mode. Almost all ports disabled by firewall as plesk port 8443, so plesk login panel is not opening. Also Website is not opening. ...
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bridge and LXC container on two cloud server

I have problem with the configuration of bridge and lxc container on cloud server. I Have two cloud servers. On each cloud I've created bridge by brctl like: brctl addbr $bridge ip addr add ...
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Live version of Ubuntu Server?

I know that Ubuntu Desktop comes with a Live mode, but unfortunately that DVD boots straight to GUI (I'm on a text-only machine). I haven't seen an option to Try Ubuntu Server. Is there a live ...
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12.04.4 server can't verify common SSL certificates, usual fixes failing

The Problem I've got one server in a farm which is suddenly unable to correctly handle SSL certificates. Attempting to do a curl command like curl -v https://google.com results in: curl -v ...
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Insufficient permissions trying to edit nginx.conf

Sorry if I come off as ignorant, I have not been using Ubuntu for a long time, but I figured that because i have an interest in coding, and I also have an interest in Streaming games to twitch.tv, I ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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Multiple tomcat instance

Is there a proper way to run more than one tomcat instance on an Ubuntu server? I've done some searching and found two options: Download a zipped tomcat and manually deploy it. The obvious con is ...
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is php5-curl what I want?

I have an NGINX web-server, with php-fpm. I would like to install curl, but I’m not sure that php5-curl is the right package for my server. Should I be concerned? is there a more appropriate package? ...
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How does software autodiscover devices connected to a NIC?

I have an Allied Vision camera and I'm able to connect it to my ethernet port on my computer and their software is able to find it. How do they do that? The reason I ask is because I have a computer ...
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How to fix dangling symlink error

I am trying to install transmission on my ubuntu 14.04 server and I am unsure whether to skip this part or not. I am trying to give permissions to a folder with sudo chmod -R 770 ...
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Bugs while installing Ubuntu Desktop on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install Ubuntu-desktop through sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop command on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. However, whenever, I install Ubuntu-Desktop my server simply crashes with the ...
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Multiple connections per ip

I am running Ubuntu with a webserver (Nginx). I noticed that one IP has multiple connections opened. My server works all fine and there is no issue. I am just curious to know why there are many ...
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Ubuntu Server KVM, Passthrough PCI Device

I am trying to setup a VM Server on my old desktop hardware, the specs are: System MB: gigabyte 970A-D3P CPU: AMD 8320 GPU to pass through: Sapphire HD7870 Ghz Edition OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 ...
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change the password of phpmyadmin in ubuntu

I have installed phpmyadmin and I forget the username and password now I am trying to connect through web browser by typing url :localhost/phpmyadmin. and I am pressing root and password as root it ...
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Select multiple software packages for Ubuntu Server?

everyone. I just tried installing Ubuntu Server on a vm to try it out. When I got to the software package screen (DNS, mail server, SAMBA, etc), it seemed to only allow me to select one package. Is ...
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I can't see localhost of ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server in virtualbox and in my host machine I try to view localhost in a browser and I see nothing. I have apache2 installed, what settings do I need to change to see my server in ...
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Set restrictions to HMAC on Apache2 Server in Ubuntu 14.04

I am not entirely sure whether I am at the right place here or not, but I hope one of you can help me with this: I want to make certain restricions to the TLS CipherSuits that are used by Apache on my ...
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apt-get update failure, unable to connect proxy addess

I have a dual boot (Windows 7 professional+ Ubuntu server 14.04) Dell Precision Tower 7810. The machine is connected to proxy server (http://192.168.128.1:8080) via LAN (static IP). My machine is ...
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Can I run Own Cloud on Ubuntu desktop?

I would like to use One Cloud to set up my own personal cloud storage (unless anyone has a better solution). I would like to run it on Ubuntu desktop. Is this possible or does it have to be run from ...
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how-to-install-mysql-5-6 on Ubuntu 12.04

First thing first, I know this question has been asked so many times, I checked all the questions answer before writing here. I want to know how to install mysql 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.04. As I want to ...
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Unable to execute command start-all.sh in Hadoop

GUYS I'm using this tutorial How to install Hadoop? I mean the one made by Luis Alvarado in one of the comments .. So I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit Hadoop version is 2.2.0 Actually I'm a total newbie ...