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Clock drift even though NTPD running

I'm having a problem with the clock drifting on my PC. I'M running Ubuntu 10.10 on an somewhat crusty IBM e-server (1.5GB RAM, 2.4GHz CPU) ntpd is running (started at run level 2) servers are ...
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Display IO statistics for a process

Is there a way to view IO stats based on process in Ubuntu. I have an ubuntu server 10.10 that every once and while will grind on the hdd's for 30 seconds, I'm trying to figure out what is causing ...
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How to limit download/upload speed for specific users? [duplicate]

I want to setup an ubuntu server in which some users are limited to a specific download/upload speed.Is it possible? I know about Wondershaper, Trickle or similar tools but I don't want to limit ...
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AMD Raid SMART Tests Ubuntu Server

I have an AMD SB with Raid 1 set up through that. I installed Ubuntu Server with no problems. However I know through windows one can set up SMART Tests with AMD's software. Is there a way to run SMART ...
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Turning off XON/XOFF when SSHing via PuTTY

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.10 on a rented dedicated server. When I ssh to it using PuTTY (on a Windows machine), I find it responds to Ctrl+S and Ctrl+Q as XON/XOFF transmission control ...
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Running PHP-CLI server

Good day everyone, I recently got interested in the WebSocket technology. I built myself a server using PHP which I ran on Windows using the PHP CLI. That was fine for development, but now I need to ...
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Music server + Banshee

I'm currently trying to figure out some kind of set-up for my music collection. The music collection is located on my "main PC" and I'm using Banshee to play/manage the music. Since I'm often at a ...
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USB devices are not working on server [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu server 10.04 and my server doesn't detect the external USB devices. Mouse, keyboard and usb harddisk.
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Session management error: None of the authentication protocols specified are supported

The title is the first error that has sent me on a mission to fix things. Motivation: I was trying to install the new Enthought Python Distribution -- when the error above first showed up. The ...
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Why can't I install clamcour?

sudo apt-get install clamcour Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias Leyendo la información de estado... Hecho E: No se ha podido localizar el paquete clamcour ...
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How do I install these printing and mail related utilities?

My job wants me to install the following utilities on our Ubuntu server: lp lpstat cancel mail I have no idea how to do it. Thank you very much in advance for your time.
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Partition tool with console UI (as in server installation)?

Back in 2006, Ray (3DLover) posted the same question in: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=309680 but none of the answers were really useful. Now with a little help from AskUbuntu community, I ...
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Which virtualization software supports 3D acceleration?

I want to run a virtualisation server on my notebook. When ever I log onto my notebook I want to be able to initialise a virtual machine and work with it. The virtual machine could be located off of ...
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How to remove GRUB selection?

I was trying to find /boot/grub/menu.lst OR /boot/grub/device.map as usual on Ubuntu Desktop or other versions to change the GRUB selection, but there is no file munu.lst or device.map in the grub ...
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How do you install mod_wsgi?

I ran the following commands sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-wsgi sudo a2enmod mod-wsgi I keep getting this extremely frustrating message ERROR: Module mod-wsgi does not exist! Please help. ...
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Is it possible to install Desktop edition in Server edition, then access remotely?

Is it possible to install Desktop edition in Server edition, then access remotely? I can think of lots of applications for this, but don't know if it's possible, or what the drawbacks could be.
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Upgrade PHP version to 5.3 on Ubuntu

How can I do a version upgrade from 5.2 to 5.3? php update/upgrade is saying I'm using the latest version. I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.04
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Will backup using rsync preserve ACLs?

I am using backuppc to backup my server. The backups are done using rsyncd. Currently, I am not using ACLs, but I am think it is good to activate it to have finer control over permissions. My ...
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Apache Not Accepting a Path in My Home Folder

I have trying to set up an Apache site to use a folder in my home folder without any success. I exactly followed the steps in this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP yet I did not ...
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Alternative printing method(s) for an unsupported printer

I have in my office, a Konica Minolta bizhub 211 multifunction printer, it works well with windows workstations... It has a lot of good features, like duplex... I haven't found any drivers for ...
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Installation of a package to a custom directory

Is there any option to install a package to my home directory (or /foo) instead of system wide ? I am looking for options using apt-get or dpkg. Something similar to --prefix in a source compile. ...
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How can I increase the maximum number of simultaneous users to log in to a server?

I use ubuntu server 10.04 on a fairly good machine, with 2.40 dual-core processor and 2GB RAM. My users login with ssh or samba. I have setup LDAP with PAM to sync user accounts between unix and ...
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How do I show a log analysis in Splunk?

I have made my ubuntu server a centralized log server...I have splunk installed in the /opt directory of the ubuntu server. I have one of the another machines sending logs to this ubuntu server..In ...
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Minimum to install for a visual web browser in Ubuntu Server

I have set up a machine with Ubuntu Server. Some of the server software I want to run on it has web based user interfaces for setting it up et cetera. I know I could connect to it from a different ...
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'Permission denied' while installing 32-bit Java (JDK/JRE) on 64-bit Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 10.10 server as test server for a Java program. Linux sugam 2.6.35-22-server #35-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 22:02:33 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux Ubuntu 10.10 Since it is a test server and ...
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LAMPP on Ubuntu - http.conf

Hey, I've got LAMPP installed in Ubuntu and I want to get .htaccess working but I don't know how. And, yes, I have searched all over Google. Cheers,
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Configuration of mail server to relay emails

This is part of a project wherein I have to send mail... I have a mail-server with domain abc.com. How do I allow that mail-server to receive mail from another domain, cde.com? And how do I ...
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How do I set command line mode vga=788 permanently?

I have a problem that is not of easy resolution, happen to tell... I have Installed Ubuntu 10.10 Server. I want to join to the system way vga=788, into the grub it changes without any problem ...
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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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Apache 301 redirection from one domain to another

I'm trying to set a redirection in my VirtualHost configuration for my website. So far I am able to redirect non www trafficto the www address like this : <VirtualHost: *:80> ServerAlias ...
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Installing gdm on headless Server Edition

I have Ubuntu Server running on a headless box, which is right now, almost entirely doing only software RAID and feels a little underused. I'd like to get into using Ubuntu as a desktop a little more. ...
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Handle Doc/Docx Templates on a headless server to produce PDFs preferably without using OpenOffice.org

On a production web server I have to produce letters based on a template I got in MS-Word binary format. I use PHP and for the search and replace task I found PHPWord, which can handle Docx files, so ...
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How to recover GRUB after upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04?

After I have done an upgrade from Ubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu server 10.04, the server stops with a GRUB rescue message, how can I recover my GRUB without reinstalling?
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How to test samba/afp configuration remote server?

I am using Ubuntu as desktop and server OS. When I am logged in to the server via SSH on the terminal to change the smb/afp configuration, I can only test the configuration from the server over ...
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Can't start apache2?

I have installed apache2. But there is a problem with starting apache2 after update. apache2: Syntax error on line 215 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Cannot load ...
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How do you administer CUPS remotely using the web interface?

I have an Ubuntu server in my apartment and I just got a printer, so it's time to share! In the past I've used CUPS on my Desktop and I'd just point the browsers to localhost:631 to set things up. ...
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How to setup glassfish v3?

There is no package name glassfish or something else related to glassfish.I have to download it to local and unpack the file,but I don't know what to do next,How to start it at startup. Thanks for ...
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How to reach a host in the same network by hostname?

I have a network which connects a couple of hosts. I would like to be able to reach other hosts from one of them using the hostname. I just discovered the ".local" domain, which is available through ...
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Do I need to install a bootloader while upgrading a virtual machine?

I have a virtualization server which is having a few virtual machines running at top of it. All this was done using Ubuntu server edition with KVM and using virt-manager on SSH connection. These VMs ...
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Is There A Spiceworks Equivalent?

For some reason I vaguely recall there being an equivalent of Spiceworks for Ubuntu. I had it running on an old server that crashed and now I can't remember the name. Any thoughts?
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Which Ubuntu kernel package should I run in a Xen domU

I have a Xen domU provided by a 3rd party vendor, and am running Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Is there a more xen-specific kernel I am running than that provided by the linux-image-2.6.32-21-server package? I ...
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How can I get a redundant filesystem which grows easily?

I want to use Ubuntu Server on a computer which I want to use for my backups. I would like to be able to add extra disk space if that would be required in the future. Basically, I like what the Drobo ...
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Installing CouchDB 1.0.1

I have Ubuntu server 10.04 and it comes with its own couchdb version 0.10 I am trying to upgrade this to 1.0.1 or at least install 1.0.1 on the side. No matter what I try, I can't seem to be able to ...
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How can I connect to my Amazon EC2 server using a desktop client

I've already setup an Amazon EC2 instance running 10.10 and am able to connect to it using the ssh command provided by Amazon. I noticed there is a 'Terminal Server Client' and a 'Remote Desktop ...
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tomcat6 manager

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server with LAMP support. Tomcat6 seems to run ok. But, I am unable to get into the manager-webapp... I've updated the tomcat-users.xml file: <?xml ...
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Can't get bonding and bridging to work for KVM [closed]

I can't for the life of me get bonding and bridging to work for the KVM setup I'm building. I'm using a fresh install (not an upgrade) of Ubuntu Server 10.10. I have 4 NICs on the same subnet (two ...
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Setting up ACL on a VPS?

I am relatively new at using Linux and have just installed a fresh(ish) copy of Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS Minimal install running on a HyperVM VPS. How would I enable ACL? I have a question on Superuser ...
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Jabbler instant messaging implementation with mysql for a LAN?

how to how do I configure a Jabber IM server on Ubuntu and how do I test with users on LAN?
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How to set up accounts LAN jabber chat server?

How can I implement a jabber chat server on ubuntu with clients on windows? Server part is almost installed as per jabber and Ubuntu guide how to create users account and authenticate them using ...
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Lost connectivity after configuring multiple network adapters on separate networks

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu hosting server, currently just for development, and the server has two NICs, each sitting on a different network. eth0 is on 192.168.200.* and eth1 is on 192.168.101.* ...