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predefined cell ID assignment for an ad-hoc wlan

I have a debian/ubuntu embedded boards that I connect them via an ad-hoc network with the following settings board:~# cat /etc/network/interfaces auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10....
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Remote Access to Owncloud Server

I'm currently trying to setup my own own-cloud server, and I've got it fully installed, configured, and accessible from within my own local network. I cannot figure out how to access it from the ...
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ext4 to btrfs conversion: how long can it take? space requirements?

I started btrfs-convert for my ext4 partitioned hdd. I did a fsck first which was fine. So since it is running over 4 hours now (1.) I wonder if it will ever finish ? I read multiple articles (quickly)...
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Which is more advisable for Plex Media Server? The Server or Desktop edition?

I have an old HP notebook that I am going to make into a NAS. It is a HP Pavilion dv6000 from 2007. Specs are 1.7GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 2.5GB DDR2 RAM nVidia GeForce Go 6150 ...
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Initialize Script on Startup

Is it possible to initialize a script upon startup in Ubuntu (precisely, Ubuntu Server 12.10)? I need to initialize a script to let the network card work, and so far I couldn't find a way to do so (...
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Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name?

When I restart my apache server using the command sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart I get the following error: Restarting web server apache2 apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's ...
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PXE boot ubuntu 12.04 Customization

Just configured my Ubuntu 12.04 server to play host to a diskless PXE/NFS system. Currently I'm deploying the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Live CD to all my clients (derived from the install CD). My question ...
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Preferred mailer in Ubuntu

I am looking for a mail option on my Ubuntu server that I can code into my shell script to trigger a script completion by email. What is the best way to complete this task code wise and mailer wise? ...
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Migrating the / volume?

After a hardware failure of the motherboard and subsequently a few disks, I am migrating the root partition over to another drive. However, given /dev and other peculiar locations I was wondering ...
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Ubuntu server ssh after reboot: Permission denied (publickey)

I have a server setup where I can ssh to from my mac. The setup is made with a trusted key and it works perfect. But whenever I reboot the server and I that try to login using ssh my_user@ip then it ...
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How to create a personal cloud using Eucalyptus?

I want to implement my own cloud and one of my friend told me that this can be done very easily on Ubuntu using Eucalyptus. Can anyone tell me how?
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How can I connect to local server?

I am newbie on Ubuntu. So I am trying to learn how to implement some windows style commands in Ubuntu. In Windows as you know that in order to connect to local server remotely you just need to type in ...
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Bonding + Bridge : traffic passing through the wrong interface

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04, on a server with 6 NICs, grouped in 2 bundles : eth0 and eth2 are bundled using bonding mode 1, under interface name bond0 which has IP [network].8 eth1, eth3, eth4 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and bind9 not responding to queries

I'm trying to set up an authoritative DNS server with bind9 (9.8.1-P1) on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04) and I am encountering some problems. External problem When trying to check ...
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How do I manually install linux backports

I just installed Ubuntu server 12.10 and I am missing the drivers for my ethernet adapter. I have seen this is a common problem for my controller(AR8161) I have downloaded the package linux-backports-...
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Using ncftp or other ftp command-line software to get directories

I'm transferring files from a FTP client to my ubuntu server using the terminal. I was able to upload a backup of some files that were already zipped but there are some files I need that are in a ...
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Setting Plex media server on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop?

I just installed the Plex media server from the Ubuntu Software Center, and opened the web interface. I want to stream my video , movies and music to my ps3 . I do lots of scratched and applied same ...
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Howto get the number of available updates/security-updates in ubuntu server

I'm writing a small daemon in c/c++ and I need to get the number of updates available and how many of them are security updates. So far I know I could use either update-notifier or nagios but just for ...
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How to set root proxy settings via command line?

I am using fabric to deploy a project and have run into an issue: fabric does not currently (as far as I'm aware) have the ability to specify options to it sudo command, therefore I cannot use sudo -...
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How to install packages from server CD after installing the system

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 from CD onto a machine with no Internet connection. Originally I did not select the Samba file server task during installation, but now I want to install it. I have ...
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Broadcom 43228 no master mode (and lot of errors)

I'm trying to configure an Ubuntu 12.10 based server. My motherboard is an ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe with WifiGo module onboard. I want to make it an access-point. I have fought with it for a lot of time ...
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Screen totally freezes in few minutes after upgrade to Ubuntu Server 12.10

Also spikes in CP usage. I am sure it is not a memory issue since I have over 100gb for the Ubuntu OS. It was also giving me errors regarding my graphics card which I managed to correct(I think) ...
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Diagnose complete hang of Ubuntu 12.04.1 Server when starting an I/O intense operation?

At the moment I am trying to migrate data from a software RAID5 (6 disks) over to a software RAID1. The command of choice was: rsync -avxHACPX /mnt/old/ /mnt/new/ However, after the first few files ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server 12.10 on Proliant Microserver?

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.10 on my Proliant Microserver N40L but I am having problems. I want to install it on the 5th drive, connected to the 5th Sata port. Everything seems fine until ...
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How to get past “cannot change locale” error in Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

My server is hosted by a french provider, which by default set locales to french (quite obviously) when a new system is installed. From there… Just no way to cleanly change it without getting the ...
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Add Server between current wireless router and new router

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 Server with a wireless router attached. I would like to connect it to my modem/wireless router via the wireless interface in a transparent manner. My goal is to use the server to ...
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How do I enable a CalDAV server (in an OwnCloud installation) to send email reminders for events?

I have a Lubuntu 12.10 server set up in VMWare VirtualBox with an OwnCloud 4.5.6 installation. One of OwnCloud's functions is as a CalDAV server. OwnCloud's web front-end doesn't yet have an interface ...
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How many users can be on my website (home ubuntu-server) at same time

I want to build my own ubuntu-server at home.And I need to know the max number of user that can visit my web site at same. If it depend from software of from hardware (max)... My website is not ...
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Is Ubuntu Server OS 12.04.2 fully compatible and supported by Bulldozer based AMD Opteron 3280?

Questions 1) Is Ubuntu Server OS 12.04.2 fully compatible and supports with Bulldozer based AMD Opteron 3280? 2) Is it compulsory to use Ubuntu Server certified hardware vendors and models? But my ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on Dell PowerEdge T320

Is it possible to install/run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with BackupPC backup software correctly on Dell PowerEdge T320 server (Xeon E5-2403 1.80GHz/10MB / 1x4GB Dual Rank RDIMM 1600MHz) with PERC H310 ...
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Remove files in multiple directories except some sub-folders

I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.10 and I need to configure a cron job to delete some files in samba shares that belong to some criteria. I'm configured some samba shares in /media/raid/. The folders are: ...
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Using native connection while still connected to a vpn

I'm setting up a vpn server on a remote development server. The development server has websites that I'm developing and the vpn is in place so that I can tell apache to only accept local connections ...
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Ubuntu-server first start

How do you change network settings? ifconfig gives ip 192.168.122.1 (I ping it and the Ethernet card works) I use sudo vi /etc/network/interfeces then after editing auto eth0 ifaces eth0 inet ...
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Setting up Dante on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to set up and configure socks5 server that requires authentication. I've got dante to run on ubuntu and set up configuration to be able to connect without authentication first: internal: ...
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How to give access to LAMP server so that it can execute a “.cgi” or“.pl” file which in turn executes a c program which controls a parallel port?

I have written a c program that controls the parallel port ... and also written a .cgi file which in turn executes the above c program which turns 'on' an led attached to the parallel port. This thing ...
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Creating Your Own Bazaar Server

I'm trying to run your own bazaar server on Ubuntu 12.04 server - so far after reading stuff in internet i found this "tutorial" http://michael.lustfield.net/content/creating-your-own-bazaar-server - ...
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Start or Stop a server with a single script launcher

I made 2 .sh scripts to start and stop Xampp server. I'd like to merge them in a single launcher to obtain something like a ON/OFF button, so that if Xampp has already been started it would stop, but ...
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can't install ffmpeg in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I tried to install ffmpeg in ubundu.using the command sudo apt-get install ffmpeg But i can't install it. ...
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How to Debug when upstart hangs?

I have recently much trouble with services started by upstart. Currently I have problems with avahi-daemon and rsyslogd. Most of the time i had that problem on Ubuntu >= 12.04. What's the problem? If ...
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How to Create Virtual USBs on Ubuntu host connected to machines in virtualbox

I have to perform backup operations between servers . my servers are virtual machines in Virtual Box . What I want to do is to plug a usb in each server . servers are virtual machines so usb drivers ...
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How can I force my machine to get an IP Address from my router?

I had installed Ubuntu server and had the router setup to assign the same IP Address (192.168.0.10) every time the machine powered on. Recently, I did a clean install of Ubuntu Server and now my ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a device without a screen nor a keyboard?

This is tricky. I would like to install Ubuntu on a machine that is intended to work as server, and for some reason I do not have an option to connect a screen to it. I expect this may be similar to ...
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What is the “multiply/divide key” mentioned by the Ubuntu installer?

I notice that the installer for Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS contains an option that appears to allow you to toggle between more than one keyboard layout: English (US) - English (layout toggle on ...
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Juju Charm, Deb Package or Puppet

I have a django project which when deployed provides mysql-nss services. This dule use database setup requires automatic deployment by any basic server user. The first part is the creation of an sql ...
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DNS A records Ubuntu server

This may sounds very easy to do but I'm a little confused in the process. I've registered a domain e.g. example.com and want to point it to my server with IP e.g. 111.111.111.111 I've made ns1....
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Samba - Network transfers from one share to another… local or LAN based?

I have Samba running on my server, which is Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition on my desktop. If I connect to a share on my server and I want to move files from one directory to ...
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Calibre server through computer name

I use Calibre to manage my ebooks. Caibre has a server option, which I can access on my Ubuntu 12.10 machine through the link: http://my_computer_name:8080 or through http://my_IP_address:8080. On ...
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ubuntu can not ping [closed]

I have two servers. OS: Ubuntu Server 12.04 Server1: HP Dl380 Server2: Blade server (it is not Virtual machine) Server1 IP: 202.xxx.xxx.11 Server2 IP: 202.xxx.xxx.25 Server1 and Server2 are in ...
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Dedicated server in the cloud as media server with Raspberry Pi at home

I have an hosted server on OVH, it's running my small website, owncloud to backup my photos, and a lot of mp4/h264 and avi/xvid. I would like to use it as a media server to stream video to my ...