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Connection refused even after installing openssh-server

I have been spending the last 4 hours trying to get my VNC connection to work. Eventually, I realized it was because my Ubuntu remote host was unable to host SSH connections- even though I had already ...
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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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how to configure lamp for ubuntu server so to load example.local domain to my web server

I have installed Ubuntu server 15.04, Lamp in it and configured the dns to setup static IP by following the below tutorial. ...
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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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Windows domain users cannot login Ubuntu 14.04

I have an assignment that requires windows domain users to be able log in with their designated username and password, but it's not working for me. And Yes, I have enabled and configured that file to ...
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Problem after upgrading php from 5.3 to 5.5 ( Apache / Ubuntu 12.04 / Plesk )

After upgrade from php 5.3 to 5.5 , I got the following problem when I type service apache2 start * Starting web server apache2 apache2: Syntax ...
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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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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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How to install and/or run Universal Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed UMS onto my Ubuntu box according to the manual here. All commands worked fine except two: 1) I was unable to install ffmpeg package which is absent in this version of Ubuntu. I have ...
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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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Crashed Ubuntu 12.04 Server -> Need Help Recovering & Transitioning To New Server

I have been running an Ubuntu 12.04 server with a single 2 TB hard drive in a somewhat-older small form-factor (SFF) PC for a while now. I had a headless CrashPlan client installed on it to back up ...
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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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replicate an ubuntu installation (14.10)

I had to create a number of identical machines with ubuntu 14.10 on them. These are physical machines, not VMs, with specific 14.10 packages installed. I think I need to create a preseed configuration ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 connect to wifi button not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I face problem when trying to connect to wifi. When I click on the connect button nothing happens. Yesterday it worked fine but once I forget a network, how can I reconnect? ...
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Help Connecting Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM/postgres to postgreSQL workbench on localhost?

I'm new to SQL and am trying to configure and Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM to connect to SQL Workbench x64 on the localhost. Below are my settings for the Virtual machine's port forwarding and the error I ...
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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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OpenSSH: hacked before set up?

Today I tried setting up OpenSSH on my computer with the hope of being able to connect to it from a different computer at work. This was my first time attempting to use open-ssh. I did the following ...
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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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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 12.0.4 x86 not detecting network adapter on virtualbox 4.3

This is the output of lspic -nn 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440FX - 82441FX PMC [Natoma] (rev 02) 00:01.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82371SB PIIX3 ISA [Natoma/Triton II] 00:01.1 IDE ...
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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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SSH “Permission Denied (Public Key)” Automatically re-occuring problem

I have a headless server with (until recently) working SSH and public key auth. I deactivated passwords and had a problem resembling the one in this thread, ie. upon SSH-ing into my server I get: ...
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Is it possible to save session in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is it possible to save session in Ubuntu? I mean when you switch it on and off or simply restart it and after logging in the screen looks exacly the same as before (with all windows open, and ...
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Apache Hadoop on OpenStack

I have deployed OpenStack(with Sahara) via cloning DevStack. Now I want to deploy Apache Hadoop on OpenStack. I have searched a lot and everywhere I find tutorial same as this ...
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How do I do a complete DHCP Server Configuration [duplicate]

i am new bie to Linux and wants to configure complete DHCP server and how I can assign ips to clients on Ubuntu or windows machine. will it connect clients automatically to my Linux Ubuntu machine or ...
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Mount my Webserver as a drive in Win7/8

For a variety of reasons I still have a couple of Windows machines around (ver 7 and 8.1). They are still my primary machines. However, I've been running a couple of Ubuntu 12.04 desktops for a while ...
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The best LAMP Stack with a GUI for Web Dev [closed]

I'm a spoilt windows user and always have used a WAMP stack with a GUI that allows me to start or stop apache and mysql services. I find it really hard switching to the LAMP command line and was ...
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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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Having trouble locating files that are filling up disk space

I'm still getting used to Linux and I finally had my media server up and running but now my boot partition is full and mediatomb is longer sharing files (I think the issues are related since they ...
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How to setup wireless printing from a printer connected via usb on Ubuntu Server 12.10?

today I have setup a basic home server for my family. So far, we have FTP set up, so we can backup all our files. Is it possible to setup wireless printing (printer is connected to server via usb)? We ...
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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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More than 8 outputs detected?

Ever time I log into my Ubuntu Server 13.04 (3.9.9 generic kernel), I see [ 2.050256] i915 0000:00:02.0: More than 8 outputs detected beside the Login: prompt. Has anyone seen this before? ...
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shared Workstation with Ubuntu?

This is kind of an awkward question but here I go. Is it possible to have a shared Workstation for two users? each user would have its own pair of screens, mouse, keyboard etc but each working in its ...
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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 ...
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aptitude upgrade linux 3.2.0-39 problem

since yesterday I am trying to upgrade my system to the latest version. I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS. The strangest thing happens when I try to upgrade my system. Here is the output of ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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BCM4313 Wireless on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to run an old netbook with Broadcom BCM4313 wireless as a print server with Ubuntu Server 12.04. Setting up the wireless without the GUI, however, is proving problematic. I do think however ...
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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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transparent home directory encryption

#1 I'm very new to the ubuntu home directory encryption or rather ecryptfs folder encryption. I read about the same within Dustin's blog & tried implementing it. Problem or query is my home ...
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Firefox cant find server at start .ubuntu.com

I have a HP ML310 server with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, I set a static IP then installed Ubuntu desktop sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop after the update and upgrade command. On restart I click ...
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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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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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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 ...
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No GUI, No internet connection, please help 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I tried to install ubuntu server 12.04 on my laptop. now my problem is - I am unable to connect to the internet (I have wifi ONLY connection). ubuntu didn't recognize my ...
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scp / ssh log on ssh-server

I work in college network. I have shared my computer password with few friends. So any of them can ssh/ scp on my system. Is there any way to generate the log of connection ( if some one make ...