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cannot connect to network in ubuntu server 12.10

I had recently installed an ubuntu 12.10 server edition and i am new to this. During the installation I skipped the configure network section, and now i cant connect to any network. I used the lshw ...
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System went into read only mode

I am newbie in Ubuntu. We have a cloud server in Rackspace with following configuration: OS - Linux version 2.6.35.4-rscloud (root@builder.slicehost.com) (gcc version 4.4.3 (Ubuntu 4.4.3-4ubuntu5) ) ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 not obtaining IP address until a user logs in

I just did a recent install of Ubuntu Server 12.10 (no GUI, command line only) on a new system. I noticed that upon booting the server does not obtain an IP address from my router. However, once I ...
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How can I build the best Cyber Cafe possible using Ubuntu (Desktop or the Server Edition)? [on hold]

My question has to do with my plan/dream of opening a Cyber Cafe in Mogadishu, Somalia, my birth place. I plan to use 5 to 15 computers (all laptops) running Ubuntu. Now that you have the background ...
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Server 12.04 - Secondary IP won't route outside of local network

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 as the platform for a VirtualMin installation which will host multiple websites for the same organization. For this, I need to bind multiple IP addresses in the same subnet to ...
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vsftp server configuraton in

i am going to develop a photo selling webapp, in that every user has options to upload there photos via ftp (ubunut 10.04 + vsftpd) , folder structure /var/www/project/downloads_ftp_folder /var/www/...
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How can I run an autorun file as root with no gui

I set up a server using ubuntu with no gui. I need root for some tasks that I want to autorun on this server. Normally I would just use gksudo because autorun programs never seem to work with su or ...
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Connection to PPTP server drops continually

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 VPS to host a PPTP server for my own personal use. I have set it up using a script I have written myself which is drawn from various different tutorials I have come across ...
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Want some advanced configuration with ufw

I've read the ubuntu developer docs regarding the ufw here, but couldn't find what I was looking for. It allows me to set rules for controlling in/out traffic based on source IP or port numbers, but ...
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Can 1 partition span multiple physical disks?

I have 4 disks on an Ubuntu Server box, can I create on partition that spans across those 4 disks?
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Make install error: You do not appear to have the sources for the x-y-z kernel installed

I am trying to install Dahdi on my newly installed machine, when I do a make install on the latest version, I get error: You do not appear to have the sources for the 3.5.0-25-generic kernel ...
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How to make Ubuntu Server 12 read keyboard input by the password line on login?

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server on my machine - successfully. However, the system does not read my keyboard input on the password on login. Is there something I did not do right? How do I go ...
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How do I terminate the Xserver

I just installed Ubuntu server 12.04 x86 on a virtual device (I'm using VirtualBox) and I executed the following commands: sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg and sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and ...
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FTP server with active directory integration

Can anyone tell me a FTP server with active directory integration ?
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Apache Error 98

Whenever I boot up Apache, this error occurs: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80 no listening sockets available, shutting down I've dug around the forums, ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS problem

Today I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS i386 version on my old AMD Athlon 2000+ PC... The thing is I don't have access to internet. I cant even execute sudo apt-get update... An I cant ping www....
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How to create a image backup of the Ubuntu server [duplicate]

I'm looking for a method to do system image backup on Ubuntu Server, such as AIX mksysb command, which allow us to boot the system from tape or DVD in order to restore the operating system and its ...
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Mongodb shell is giving an error while connecting?

When you try to connect to mongodb it is giving a following error: root@ip-10-87-37-28:~# mongo MongoDB shell version: 2.0.4 connecting to: test Fri Mar 8 07:40:11 Error: couldn't connect to server ...
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What is skew value in Mongo DB Database replication?

I have just started the three MongoDB replica servers. I do not understand what is this screw value what it should be on which server? Which values should I monitor I have taken 2 screenshots ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS USB install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 from USB and I've been struggling with it for 3 days. I don't remember I had this hard time even when building my Hackintoshes. So, now I'm at the point ...
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apt get is not working unmet dependencies

I tried installing the packages as below apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev libexpat1-dev gettext \ libz-dev libssl-dev then I got this error root@ip-10-233-139-125:~# apt-get -f install ...
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Ubuntu Server does not appear on network by NetBIOS name until 2nd reboot?

Currently having a strange issue whereby my Ubuntu LTS 10.04 Server does not appear on the network on first boot after being shut down. I am able to connect to the server using the assigned IP, but ...
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Ubuntu install from ISO always kicks back to “Ubuntu installer main menu”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server from ISO, on a system that doesn't have networking connectivity to the Internet, but I'm not able to get past a certain point. Initially, the process proceeds ...
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why can i not install ubuntu server edition on my server

I go to the completed download file but I can not find a setup.exe like Windows and there is not a setup file in the folder. Can anyone help me?
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X11 forwarding issue Ubuntu 12.10 from AIX

Using ubuntu 12.10 and have putty installed, I am using ssh /putty to connect an AIX system once I do that I export the display and run something simple like 'xclock' or 'xterm' Problem is its not ...
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Full disk encryption - adding disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server using the encrypted volume with LVM option. I've now added another harddrive, that I wish to encrypt using the same key - and only supply key once during boot. How ...
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What features should I check on my VPS in order to have a secure box?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.10 server edition, an I connect to it from public/university. I host some web applications on it. I have always been concerned with security issues. What features is needed ...
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how can i convert my system into a remote desktop server

We are a small team having limited resoueces but large projects and ideas. I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my system. I want to make my system usable to others also. Hence I want to convert it into a remote ...
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Configure Wireless Network 12.10 Command Line

Okay, so I've recently set up a server with Ubuntu Server 12.10 to run as a headless server. When I ran the OS installer/setup it gave me an option to immediately connect to a wireless network (this ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 - Create a non-Root user with own Userdir

I've created a new non-root user, dev, that so far does not belong to any groups, and I've been following this guide to help me setup Apache for hosting sites under this user's public_html directory (...
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Ubuntu server12.04 not connecting to other LAN (via site-to-site VPN)

dear community members: I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 server (x64), and planned using it as a web server within a local network, which has 3 physical locations connected via site-to-site ...
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Roaming profiles - central home directories [duplicate]

Until now I have two ubuntu laptops at home. I use usually the one, my wife the other. Kids start to get older and use whatever is available. It would be very handy, to have a centralized /home, for ...
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I need help running a script constantly for a vpn connection. how to go around the ping

I am one of those who need to use vpnc for a connection with a net. I've tried so many tutorials' example like this, this and this without success. I know decided to write a small script to reconnect ...
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set up mailserver for multiple domains guide for beginner

I am not Linux pro, and after days of trying with tutorials how to set up postfix or other e-mail server I am try to find solution here. In your office we have HP Proliant server with Ubuntu server ...
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Cloning a remote virtual Server

I rented a virtual server running Ubuntu. To test changes to my configuration I'd like to be able to try them on a local machine. So basically I'd like to create a clone of the virtual server (I don't ...
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Unable to connect to my remote Ubuntu system using SSH

I want to connect to my remote PC running on Ubuntu 12.10 using SSH. But when I try ssh my_username@my_current_ip, I get this error: ssh: connect to host 117...** port 22: Connection timed out I ...
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Server edition - Nothing appears when password is entered

I'm new to the OS and need some help. So I installed Ubuntu server, after solving a lot of problems I'm stuck on the login page. So I have: (system name) login: I remember setting up something and ...
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Installed Ubuntu 10.04 on USB - Now I need it on an HDD

I'm undoubtedly a newbie in all this. After reading so many reviews and pushed by a moody pogoplug set up at home (for backing up data and streaming of files), I tried to make my laptops and ipad ...
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Connect to MySQL on Ubuntu Server

The connection worked fine the other day and for some reason is doesn't. MySQL is running in Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I am trying to connect to a database using ODBC Connector 5.1 from Windows 7. I ...
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How to give Public_html to each user?

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to have 2 or more users be able to test with apache/php/mysql. Within default config at sites-available I added two different VirtualHosts, one ...
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How do I remove the 'Write the Changes to the Disks?' question during preseed?

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux. I have spent a lot of time trying to get an unattended install up and running for my Headless Server. As it stands I have everything almost there but when ...
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Installing 12.04LTS Server on a Fake RAID10

Scenario Install Ubuntu 12.04LTS Server on a RAID10 with boot on a RAID1. 4 - 2Tb SATA Hard Drives 3 Partitions (/boot, /, and swap) boot (256Mb from each disk) setup in RAID1 /dev/md0 partition ...
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how to install Ubuntu server In dual Boot PC with Ubuntu and XP?

I have a Dell Dimension 4600 desktop that I no longer use and I decided to turn it into a server. It is running Windows XP. Now, I had a flash drive that has Ubuntu 11.0 on it where I used it to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop with GUI and SSH access

I used to have Ubuntu Server 12.10, and I used to connect to it with my Windows PC using SSH. All I had to do was turn my server computer on and next thing I could do was run my PuTTY and connect to ...
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Can't pass PCI scans for vulnerability compliance SSL_OP_DONT_INSERT_EMPTY_FRAGMENTS

I'm trying to pass a pci scan, I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 lts server and Nginx. I've tried everything I know and did a lot of research... apparently seems that need to disable a setting in OpenSSL which I ...
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How can I get Windows Active Directory functionalities in Ubuntu?

I want to get the same functionalities of Windows Active Directory using Ubuntu Server 12.04. Is there any tools to do that? and how can I do that?
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Connect to a WPA2-Enterprise Connection via CLI (no desktop)

I've finally installed the drivers for my wireless adapter, however, I can't seem to find anything explaining out to connect to a WPA2-Enterprise connection. I've found many WPA/WEP/WPA2 explanations,...
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How can I automount VirtualBox shares in a non-default mountpoint?

I'm trying to automount VirtualBox Shared Folders in Ubuntu, the Sharenames are *_DRIVE, whereas * is D,E, etc. to then share them again via samba. If i mount -t vboxsf D_DRIVE /media/shares/D it ...
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Install LAMP and Zend Framework on Server Version (EC2)

Does anyone have a good step-by-step guide to setting up a server version of Ubuntu as a LAMP server? Preferably with Zend Framework installed? I have been working on a local workstation with the ...
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Building Ubuntu server from source on very old hardware?

I'd like to build Ubuntu LTS 12.04 from source (kernel+daemons) on very old hardware. The hardware I'm on is i486 cpu on a pc104 single board computer. Most live cd's have trouble getting further than ...