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unable to install Ubuntu Cloud setup on VMWare

I guess this is trivial and most commonly asked question, but I'd reiterate it again here as I'm not able to find a correct solution. I'm trying to install Ubuntu Cloud setup on VMWare using the ...
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Installed Ubuntu Server, then Kubuntu package: Some problems

I recently installed Ubuntu server x64; I then realized there was no window manager built in (in retrospect it makes sense, didn't think of it at the time). I have been having recurring crash report ...
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How to change IP when /etc/network/interface file is missing?

I just installed 12.04 Server. After my first login, I saw the IP and it is dynamic (I guess). I tried to change it by sudo vi /etc/network/interface but this file is blank. Can anyone help here?
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How do I auto-start Xen guests on boot?

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu Server 12.04 and permanently run a Xen guest. We have migrated to the xl toolstack for Xen (from xm) as suggested which unlike xm does not have support for managed ...
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Removing mdadm array and converting to regular disks while preserving data

I have a 6 disk (2TB each) mdadm RAID 5 volume created in Ubuntu 12.04 Server. However, I'm moving to a different solution and want to "unraid" my disks but keep the data. Only 50% is in use. From ...
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“do-release-upgrade -d” doesn't prompt for update

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 server and I would like to place that PC for testing purposes so moving to 12.10 server but I am unable to do that. I am doing this in a VM, so I can't copy/paste the text ...
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How to create a simple hosting server?

In our university we want to create simple web hosting for our students. Our web hosting is supposed to provide following features: Every student has it's own folder where he can upload his website ...
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How more than one engineers can code on a single machine

We have ubuntu 12.4 (Desktop Version) running on our server and four engineers (2 using windows and 2 using ubuntu). Is it possible for all of them to code on the same package on the server directly ...
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Weird postfix logs

At the mail.log this appears ~2 times per minute. I didn't care what they were, but now I want to find the reason. Oct 2 20:27:02 sa-pd postfix/cleanup[31255]: 13A342CE301C: ...
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How to get GUI for Ubuntu 12.04 server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Server on Virtual Box. Hi I know we can add GUI to a server install with ubuntu-desktop and similarly ...
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How to enable SFTP Support in cURL?

I have installed curl-7.27.0 and it is working fine how ever it is not working is run below command to find whether it is now, but it showed that : Result of the command curl -V ...
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Clone everything to SSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to copy an Ubuntu install from one laptop to another I am anxiously awaiting my new SSD for my Ubuntu server, and realized I have no idea on how to copy all my files ...
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How do I confirm my VPN connection is working and make it start automatically on 12.04 server via commandline?

I'm using vyprvpn as a VPN provider and I would like to make my Ubuntu 12.04 server connect to it via pptp-linux. I only have the option of using the command line to connect so I used this guide: ...
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How to make samba to ask password on every access?

We have configured samba with password protected share folders. The problem what we are facing is, multiple users were allowed to use the same system. For example if the user A uses the system S1 for ...
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Configuring a DNS Server like OpenDNS [closed]

I want to configure a bind server that responds with a zone file even if this zone file was not created earlier. Basically I need a parking DNS server that every responds to every domain name (just ...
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How can I check disk usage using ssh?

We have an ssh server on Ubuntu and we want a disk usage report using ssh of whole network.Is there any utility, command, or script available to accomplish this?
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How to associate RDP extension to open remote desktop client on 12.04?

The tsclient application used to work for opening .rdp files, but Remmina does not seem to work the same way. Does KRDC, Remote Desktop Viewer or some other application work? I'm using Precise ...
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How to delete or unblock an IP address listed in IPtables firewall?

I am trying to delete an IP address that appears listed on the server's IPtable. I'm using the following command to list the IPs: iptables -L INPUT -n --line-numbers Giving me a result like: ...
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PHP may be executing as a “privileged” group and user, which could be a serious security vulnerability

I ran some security tests on a Ubuntu 12.04 Server, and I've got these warnings : PHP may be executing as a "privileged" group, which could be a serious security vulnerability. PHP may be executing ...
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Making Customized Distro of Ubuntu Server (minimal) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make my own customized Ubuntu version? I've made an Ubuntu installation from minimal with no X - everything is based on CLI and added some apps to it. I've ...
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Infiniband for Ubuntu 12.04? Recommendations? Comments?

We are new to Infiniband and are considering Infiniband technology to use in our data center. We have been reading on the net about Infiniband and are surprised to read about the nightmares of getting ...
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problem with ubuntu 11.04 server while installing windows virtual machine on it

*I have installed windows virtual machine on ubuntu 11.04 server.For every boot, windows VM asks for OS CD in server but the ubuntu desktop VM's reboots properly. how can i resolve this problem? i ...
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pulseaudio and alsa on ubuntu 12.04 server

I am running ubuntu 12.04server, and trying to get pulseaudio working. I followed the instructions at How do I run PulseAudio in a headless server installation? At the moment, pacmd list-cards is ...
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Emacs package without GTK

Is there, in the "regular" Debian/Ubuntu repositories, a package for emacs without GTK support? I'm on a server and would like to install only the console version, without a dozen of unneeded ...
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Default Ubuntu Server Credentials?

I'm running Ubuntu server through VMPlayer but I don't know, nor can find the login credentials. Can some one let me know please? Thanks.
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Why do I need to use separate accounts for installing and running a program?

I bought some software from Atlassian (Jira, Confluence etc.) and I am installing it. One of the programs recommend me to create a user with limited access for only that program, and it also wants me ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 can't connect home wireless network

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (server) without GUI. I have Netgear wireless card ( model:wg311v3 ) that i have installed it through ndiswrapper driver wrapper to work with windows driver. I don't ...
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Should I create separate users for glassfish, mysql or not?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server and now I am reading about it. I am going to install software and I see many tutorials create a own user for each program and a group. I am going to install ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 Black Screen after selecting “Install Ubuntu” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've been trying to install Ubuntu server for a few days now on a brand new server I just bought, ...
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How do I keep track of modifications to a new server?

I purchased a server for the sole purpose of familiarizing myself with the CLI so I don't get royally screwed when I enter a real development environment. However, I have some questions. I've ...
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Installing Yaws server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Using a cloud service)

I'm trying to get a Yaws web server working on a cloud service (Amazon AWS). I've compilled and installed a local copy on the server. My problem is that I can't get Yaws to run while running on either ...
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Run programs that require a window manager, on the CLI

Is there any way I can run a game server (MW3) under wine without requiring a window manager present? Currently to run windows only game servers on my Ubuntu box, I have to start them using RDP ...
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Will Ubuntu Server work on a Pentium 3?

Can i run ubuntu server on pentium 3 with 386mb of ram, as i need a basic file server to use at home. I have 3 computers and want to share files using a server on ubuntu, but i need to know what the ...
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Can't capture video from usb-webcam with ffmpeg

i have a hama usb webcam which works fine with the fswebcam command to capture single frames but when i try to capture a video with ffmpeg i get an error: sudo ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 ...
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ldap client cannot contact ldap server

I have followed these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/openldap-server.html#openldap-auth-config The ldap server works fine. I can log into it using an ldap account. However, ...
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How do I partition my images for OpenStack?

I'm following the Ubuntu OpenStack Beginners Guide at: http://docs.openstack.org/essex/openstack-compute/starter/content/Base_OS-d1e542.html I have used Ubuntu for some years, but always just ...
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What version was installed? x64 or i686? What's the difference exactly?

Okay, so heres my problem. I recently started migrating several services to individual VMs on my box, using VirtualBox 4.1. I created a new VirtualBox VM with guest type "Ubuntu (64 Bit)". I've ...
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Nagios suddenly stops working

I have configure passive checks on one my host system for this i am using nsca. it was running fine. suddenly host is showing down on the monitoring. but host was fine and running when i check ...
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Unable to free space in /boot [duplicate]

Running: Linux ips-svf-1 3.0.0-22-server #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 12 17:56:20 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I'm trying to free space in /boot with apt-get -y purge, but every time I run the ...
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Unable to write to directory

Hello and apologies if this has been asked...I couldn't find the answer easily. I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04 I can't write to a directory where my user should belong to the directory's group... ...
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Copy LAMP in another computer

I've LAMP installed in my laptop. Now my question is 1 ) is this possible to copy LAMP directories to another computer. 2) if possible,which directories I need to copy?? Thanks.
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Is there any way for selecting text in Ubuntu server?

I'm running ubuntu server virtually . I can't select any text with the mouse since we all know there is no mouse in the server version. so how can I select particular lines of text in Ubuntu server?
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OpenVPN, Server 12.04, connect to machines in home LAN behind VPN server

Problem: I've set up a working OpenVPN server, and am able to connect to it from anywhere using my mac laptop and tunnelblick. When I connect in, I'm assigned an IP address of 10.8.0.x, the server is ...
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Trouble Setting up Open SSH with Putty

I for the life of me can't seem to get openSSH to work on Ubuntu Server 10.10 with keys I generated in PuttyGen on my Windows machine. After hours of trial and error and web searches I can't get my ...
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Plex media server doesn't run after fresh install

After adding the ppa and apt-getting plexmediaserver, it briefly said something like "running media server". Then disappeared. root@host:/etc# ps aux |grep -i plex root 8757 0.0 0.3 4192 ...
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Help me to install ppp server on Ubuntu 12.04 server

I want build ppp server on Ubuntu 12.04 Server. I failed even after tried to install ppp server numerous times. I want to build ppp server like the below environment. ppp client: Modem -------> ...
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How to deal with Corrupted bin/sh?

I messed up my bin/sh file, overwriting it with a database file in Virtualmin. After I restarted, Ubuntu Server won't start properly anymore. The error I face is: init:Failed to spawn plymouth ...
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Landscape-like tool to distribute security upgrades to OS? [duplicate]

i'm looking for an alternative to Landscape, Spacewalk (for RHEL), or CTL to perform a specific job. I need to control and apply OS upgrades on ubuntu systems, for 100+ servers, and so far i wasn't ...
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php.ini modifications has no effect on joomla

I have a netbook with a recently installed ubuntu server 12.04 64-bit. I have (only) installed Joomla on it (version 2.5) and now I am trying to tweak the php.ini settings so I can install jomsocial ...
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My server does not forward packets between interfaces. What am I missing? [closed]

I'd like to get my Ubuntu 11.04 server to route packet between its two network interfaces. The two ethernet interfaces (eth0, eth1) work apparently well as such. Both have static IP addresses ...