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How do I install Ubuntu Server using Daemon Tools instead of a disc?

How do I install Ubuntu Server using Daemon Tools instead of a disc? Just trying to see if it can be done, and if so how can I do that? I'm looking to Dual Boot it with Windows 8 as well. Thank you.
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Ubuntu Server ping down

Please help me I am completely new to this. My dedicated server (Ubuntu) ping is down. The support asked me to enter ILO. I have accessed the remote console and this is what i see: http://prntscr.com/...
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no bootable medium found system halted

When open ubuntu on virtual box , it doesn't work , and the following message appear "No bootable medium found system halted" How i can solve this problm? Thanks
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Server getting error after doing distro upgrade: tg3_stop_block timed out

im running ubuntu on a HP Server Blade ProLiant BL25p G1 after doing distro upgrade to oneiric im geting dpammed whit these messages on terminal. if i turn of the eth0 interface with sudo ifconfig ...
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Is there a caching DNS proxy I can add local records to?

I have a fairly standard ADSL connection. Modem/router with several computers inside. I would like to formalise some DNS entries so that when inside the network some legal DNS entries like server....
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Connecting to an Ubuntu Server using Ethernet cables but no internet connection

I administer about 6 computers at a school. The computers are very old -- they used to be running Windows 98 -- but they are still usable and are now running Ubuntu. I also have 2 more modern ...
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unable to connect to internet — networking config not set up

I have a recent install of ubuntu server (all command line) and at the time of the install I was not connected to the internet. when entering sudo apt-get update I get a bunch of messages saying ...
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SQLSTATE[HY000] Unknown host machine name (severity 2)

I have a problem in which I can not find a solution and I was hoping that you could help me out. I rolled back my server and now none of the php scripts can now connect to other servers. The scripts ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS

I'm learning how to use Ubuntu Server, and after making my first install i realized that my partitions weren't correctly set up. It's way to complicated to fix now, and I regret not using my entire ...
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MySQL Server keep shutting down

mysql server is keep shutting down, i am using DigitalOcean 512 MB Memory and 20GB Disk. I am running WordPress and iRedMail. Here are my Error Logs: Version: '5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1' socket: '/var/...
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Persist screen resolution for Server 13.04

I'd like to increase the screen resolution on a fresh 13.04 Server install. I can set nomodeset vga=791 after pressing e during the grub bootload, but I cannot find where to persist this value. I ...
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Installing GUI on Ubuntu server 15.04 without internet connection

I'm trying to figure out how I can install the GUI on my Ubuntu server without an actual internet connection to do the downloading of the software to the server. I have a portable hotspot for internet ...
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Remote into Ubuntu Server 14.04 with GUI

I currently have Ubuntu Desktop installed on my laptop. I also have Ubuntu Server installed on my media server (headless) that I am in the process of building. Goal: I would like to be able to ...
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apt-get 307 error

G'day The problem is (for any type of mirror or package) with apt-get update: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu.org.ua/ubuntu/dists/quantal/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 307 Temporary Redirect But: ...
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Why is my kernel not upgraded to the latest version? [duplicate]

My server runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. I try to keep it up to date as possible by doing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade regularly. So far I was assuming that this would update the ...
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Play music from Server

I want to configure Ubuntu Server to play music from the same server, with a couple of points: It will not do streaming. It will play the music from the server to the speakers connected to it. It ...
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I have Ubuntu Server 11.10 64-bit . Updates were working but now fails every time after apt-get update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apt-get update fails to fetch files, “Temporary failure resolving …” error This is what I get when I try to run apt-get update Err http: //security.ubuntu.com oneiric-...
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Why doesn't this custom static IP network configuration work?

I installed Ubuntu server 12.04. I configured my network like this: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 121.127.36.164 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 121.127.36.0 broadcast 121.127.36.255 gateway ...
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How can I configure a second SSH key + user for a single server?

I have a SSH key which is passphrase-protected. Authentication to the server is by SSH key only, password authentication is disabled. Both the server and my desktop run Ubuntu 14.04 and authentication ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10, autologin?

I'm trying to set up a home server for share printers and files, and I would like to enable auto login at startup, but anything of what I found on the internet worked. Is there any possibility to do ...
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Nagios is sending mails manually but alerts are not coming

Alert mailing is configured from a gmail id to avoid spam catchup. Nagios alert mailing is working fine while trying manually using 'mail' command. Which clearly means, nagios is capable of sending ...
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Used recursive chown on the root directory [closed]

Im gonna need some help restoring my ssh settings as i screwed everything up by calling this command: chown -R user / At the moment im not able to access the site through ssh/ftp since the ...
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How to Add Red5 Background Startup on Ubuntu 14.04?

I followed the instructions in here to install red5 manually through tarball because the apt-get does not work for Ubuntu 14.04: Ubuntu Trusty red5-server installation fails to start Even with ...
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Change Ubuntu Server 14.04 Screen Resolution

Is anyone willing to assist me in changing the screen resolution of my Ubuntu Server. I'm running virtualbox (ubuntu server guest) on a Windows 10 host. I've checked every link I could possibly find ...
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Zip files into weekly archive with week number

I am trying to take a weekly archive of a folder to separate zip files. find . -name '*.txt' -ctime +7 -exec zip "archive-$("date+%Y-%U").zip" {} \; I am stuck on how to name the zip file. Any ...
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Are there any security problems to running an http server using Python's built in module?

I have a presentation to make to a few people. It's interactive with python CGI scripts. Are there any security problems with using python3 -m http.server --cgi 8000? Each person will be using their ...
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I can't login from another location on my Lubuntu/Ubuntu server

Yesterday I installed Lubuntu on my old laptop and installed an SSH server. I used PuTTY and FileZilla on my local network and everything was fine but today when I tried to login form another IP it ...
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OpenVZ Ubuntu 13.04 VPS - unable to install MySQL

Today I bought a VPS from edis.at, OVZ Starter, and I installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 on it. On a fresh install, running apt-get install mysql-server, freezes apt-get. After setting the MySQL root ...
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USB keyboard stops working at language selection prompt when trying to install from flashdrive

I'm trying to install ubuntu server 15.10 from a USB flash-drive onto a Dell Optiplex 745 with a Logitech k400r usb keyboard. I used the k400r to boot into bios and enable USB legacy mode I'm also ...
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Get errors before installing Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox

I have problems installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox: I get these messages: right after clicking the "install ubuntu", and the setup loads normally. When continuing the setup regularly, I have ...
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Run script on system idle

I want to run some servers and whatnot on my machine but I don't want it to interfere with what I'm doing... Gaming, research, writing a paper, etc. My thought was to have a script run when the system ...
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Errors when installing LAMP on my Ubuntu server (apache2-bin, mysql-client-5.5, mysql-serer-5.5, mysql-server-core-5.5, php5-common)

I tried installing LAMP following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP the first command was: $ sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ Which gave me these errors: I tried ...
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RAID 10 not being found by installer

I had ubuntu installed with raid 0 enabled. I have added 2 more disks went into the bios deleted and created a new raid setup using raid 10 (total of 4 disks now). However during install of ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server virtual audio

I wanted to know how to configure a server with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to make it a platform for audio streaming via another program. I think that there are no drivers installed, and being a server even ...
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How is a device managed when not in /etc/network/interfaces on Servers?

On my Ubuntu Server, 14.04.1 LTS, I have not specified any devices in /etc/network/interfaces, yet they (multiple ethernets) work completely as intended with static IP. I have heard from multiple ...
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Issue with MAAS cluster controller, installation fails

After many issues (refer to question Issue with MAAS cluster controller, no enlistment) I have a new problem. Basically after commissioning installation fails. I really do not know what is going on. ...
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SFTP to local ubuntu server crashes network [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu server (named vader) running in my house that I would like to set up SFTP connections with my Mac (named MacbookBro). From vader, when I run: sftp mourkeer@MacbookBro.local It ...