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Login on local terminal without password

I have a virtual guest of Ubuntu on a KVM Machine, I've setup the machine so I can type virsh console and be dropped into a console. I realise the security considerations here, but is it possible to ...
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How to make Ubuntu Server fit into a VMware window?

I installed Ubuntu Server edition in VMware 7.0.1. I am using latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not filling into complete VMware window. How can I fix this?
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unable to connect to localhost after installing apache

hi unable to connect to localhost after installing Apache checked with https//localhost , https//127.0.1.1 and https//127.0.1.1 please find the logs below avinash@ubuntu:/etc/init.d$ sudo service ...
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Will `sudo reboot` on KVM host gracefully poweroff guest VMs?

Currently I manually poweroff each KVM guest before rebooting the host. However, this is getting old and now I am up to about 20 guest machines. Can I trust Ubuntu Server 12.04 to do the Right Thing ...
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No Logical Name for Wireless Adapter Ubuntu Server 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 after formatting my Windows hard drive, because I no longer need the desktop so I will be using it a server. I cannot connect to the internet via Wireless router, ...
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Driver hp raid controller b120i

I have a problem with a installation of ubuntu 12.04 server on HP SL4540 with raid controller b120i. Ubuntu during installation does not recognize the raid controller, and displays the disk separately....
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Going to Network path

My computer is connected to a network. Network administrator allows us to open some files, which are saved on server. In windows, I simply open run and type //192.168.2.2 and then it asks me for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server install fails, loops to restart

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 Server 64bit on an Intel Core 2 Duo PC (2GB RAM). I can boot from CD or USB-Stick (tried both) and the menu where I can choose to install Ubuntu server appears. ...
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Restore files lost from adduser

I have a web server set up using the www directory with a whole bunch of files that have not received their monthly backup. I've done a ton of work so I'd like to not restart. I then set up an e-mail ...
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configuring vsftpd

I've got a problem connecting to my remote server using vsftpd. From the documentation, it seems there should be little to no configuration necessary if I just want to connect with my username/...
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Swapped graphics card, ended with dead system

Where to start.... My OS is Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 AMD64 (no specific reason to get server other than avoiding any preset desktop environment right out of the box). I was having the fun of my lifetime ...
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grub error: out of disk when booting 12.04 server with hardware RAID5 and gpt

I'm trying to do a new install of 12.04 server on one node of a Dell PowerEdge C6145 with the following spec: 48 cores 512GB RAM LSI MegaRAID 9265 controller 4x2TB disks, configured with RAID5 giving ...
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How do I enable the CardDAV server of the calendarserver package?

I installed the calendarserver package which provided me with a working instance of the Darwin Calendar and Contacts Server, a CalDAV and CardDAV server. The CalDAV part seems to be working okay. I ...
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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)? [closed]

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 ...