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Apache Not Accepting a Path in My Home Folder

I have trying to set up an Apache site to use a folder in my home folder without any success. I exactly followed the steps in this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP yet I did not ...
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Alternative printing method(s) for an unsupported printer

I have in my office, a Konica Minolta bizhub 211 multifunction printer, it works well with windows workstations... It has a lot of good features, like duplex... I haven't found any drivers for ...
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Installation of a package to a custom directory

Is there any option to install a package to my home directory (or /foo) instead of system wide ? I am looking for options using apt-get or dpkg. Something similar to --prefix in a source compile. ...
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How can I increase the maximum number of simultaneous users to log in to a server?

I use ubuntu server 10.04 on a fairly good machine, with 2.40 dual-core processor and 2GB RAM. My users login with ssh or samba. I have setup LDAP with PAM to sync user accounts between unix and ...
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How do I show a log analysis in Splunk?

I have made my ubuntu server a centralized log server...I have splunk installed in the /opt directory of the ubuntu server. I have one of the another machines sending logs to this ubuntu server..In ...
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Minimum to install for a visual web browser in Ubuntu Server

I have set up a machine with Ubuntu Server. Some of the server software I want to run on it has web based user interfaces for setting it up et cetera. I know I could connect to it from a different ...
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'Permission denied' while installing 32-bit Java (JDK/JRE) on 64-bit Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 10.10 server as test server for a Java program. Linux sugam 2.6.35-22-server #35-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 16 22:02:33 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux Ubuntu 10.10 Since it is a test server and ...
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LAMPP on Ubuntu - http.conf

Hey, I've got LAMPP installed in Ubuntu and I want to get .htaccess working but I don't know how. And, yes, I have searched all over Google. Cheers,
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Configuration of mail server to relay emails

This is part of a project wherein I have to send mail... I have a mail-server with domain abc.com. How do I allow that mail-server to receive mail from another domain, cde.com? And how do I ...
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How do I set command line mode vga=788 permanently?

I have a problem that is not of easy resolution, happen to tell... I have Installed Ubuntu 10.10 Server. I want to join to the system way vga=788, into the grub it changes without any problem ...
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Specify the time of daily log rotate

I noticed that daily log rotations which are listed under /etc/logrotate.d/ are executed in the morning around 6:40 am. This is clear from the beginning and ending of the log files. Can I customize ...
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Apache 301 redirection from one domain to another

I'm trying to set a redirection in my VirtualHost configuration for my website. So far I am able to redirect non www trafficto the www address like this : <VirtualHost: *:80> ServerAlias ...
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Installing gdm on headless Server Edition

I have Ubuntu Server running on a headless box, which is right now, almost entirely doing only software RAID and feels a little underused. I'd like to get into using Ubuntu as a desktop a little more. ...
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Handle Doc/Docx Templates on a headless server to produce PDFs preferably without using OpenOffice.org

On a production web server I have to produce letters based on a template I got in MS-Word binary format. I use PHP and for the search and replace task I found PHPWord, which can handle Docx files, so ...
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How to recover GRUB after upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04?

After I have done an upgrade from Ubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu server 10.04, the server stops with a GRUB rescue message, how can I recover my GRUB without reinstalling?
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How to test samba/afp configuration remote server?

I am using Ubuntu as desktop and server OS. When I am logged in to the server via SSH on the terminal to change the smb/afp configuration, I can only test the configuration from the server over ...
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Can't start apache2?

I have installed apache2. But there is a problem with starting apache2 after update. apache2: Syntax error on line 215 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Cannot load ...
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How do you administer CUPS remotely using the web interface?

I have an Ubuntu server in my apartment and I just got a printer, so it's time to share! In the past I've used CUPS on my Desktop and I'd just point the browsers to localhost:631 to set things up. ...
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How to setup glassfish v3?

There is no package name glassfish or something else related to glassfish.I have to download it to local and unpack the file,but I don't know what to do next,How to start it at startup. Thanks for ...
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How to reach a host in the same network by hostname?

I have a network which connects a couple of hosts. I would like to be able to reach other hosts from one of them using the hostname. I just discovered the ".local" domain, which is available through ...
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Do I need to install a bootloader while upgrading a virtual machine?

I have a virtualization server which is having a few virtual machines running at top of it. All this was done using Ubuntu server edition with KVM and using virt-manager on SSH connection. These VMs ...
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Is There A Spiceworks Equivalent?

For some reason I vaguely recall there being an equivalent of Spiceworks for Ubuntu. I had it running on an old server that crashed and now I can't remember the name. Any thoughts?
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Which Ubuntu kernel package should I run in a Xen domU

I have a Xen domU provided by a 3rd party vendor, and am running Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Is there a more xen-specific kernel I am running than that provided by the linux-image-2.6.32-21-server package? I ...
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How can I get a redundant filesystem which grows easily?

I want to use Ubuntu Server on a computer which I want to use for my backups. I would like to be able to add extra disk space if that would be required in the future. Basically, I like what the Drobo ...
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Installing CouchDB 1.0.1

I have Ubuntu server 10.04 and it comes with its own couchdb version 0.10 I am trying to upgrade this to 1.0.1 or at least install 1.0.1 on the side. No matter what I try, I can't seem to be able to ...
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How can I connect to my Amazon EC2 server using a desktop client

I've already setup an Amazon EC2 instance running 10.10 and am able to connect to it using the ssh command provided by Amazon. I noticed there is a 'Terminal Server Client' and a 'Remote Desktop ...
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tomcat6 manager

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server with LAMP support. Tomcat6 seems to run ok. But, I am unable to get into the manager-webapp... I've updated the tomcat-users.xml file: <?xml ...
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Can't get bonding and bridging to work for KVM [closed]

I can't for the life of me get bonding and bridging to work for the KVM setup I'm building. I'm using a fresh install (not an upgrade) of Ubuntu Server 10.10. I have 4 NICs on the same subnet (two ...
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Setting up ACL on a VPS?

I am relatively new at using Linux and have just installed a fresh(ish) copy of Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS Minimal install running on a HyperVM VPS. How would I enable ACL? I have a question on Superuser ...
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Jabbler instant messaging implementation with mysql for a LAN?

how to how do I configure a Jabber IM server on Ubuntu and how do I test with users on LAN?
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How to set up accounts LAN jabber chat server?

How can I implement a jabber chat server on ubuntu with clients on windows? Server part is almost installed as per jabber and Ubuntu guide how to create users account and authenticate them using ...
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Lost connectivity after configuring multiple network adapters on separate networks

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu hosting server, currently just for development, and the server has two NICs, each sitting on a different network. eth0 is on 192.168.200.* and eth1 is on 192.168.101.* ...
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Ubuntu machine behind a LAN as openvpn server

I am running an ubuntu server with LAN ip on which I want to run openvpn server which will provide access to the LAN that ubuntu server is in. I will be opening a port on my router through which the ...
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Updating Ubuntu server from 8.10 to 10.04

I have a VPS that has Ubuntu 8.10 Server Edition installed on it and I would like to upgrade it to 10.04. What would be the correct way of doing this? I only have ssh access to it and a ...
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Can NetworkManager be used on a server?

On a desktop machine, there's a GUI component to control the connections. But on a server, usually no user is present. How do I need to configure NetworkManager to work on a server? Where are the ...
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How to configure FTP server?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 as ftp server, when I upload file using Filezilla client, I always got "550 Permission denied". How to configure my server?
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How to control fan speed and temperatures on Asus A8Js laptop?

I have tried installing asusfan and lm-sensors but I'm unable to control my fans to cool my laptop down sufficiently. Currently it overheats at about 100 degrees celsius and my sensors output somehow ...
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SSH server not working (respawns until stopped)

I have a running Ubuntu Server 10.04.1. When I tried to login to the server via ssh, I could not. Instead, I got connection refused error. I tried to ping the machine and I got reply! So, the clear ...
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Unable to resolve hostnames while using APT, what could be the problem?

Until two days before today my Ubuntu 10.10 Server updated fine. The output of sudo aptitude update → http://codepad.org/tkvXq66j The output of sudo aptitude update after replacing the Ubuntu ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 7.10 Server (Gutsy) [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 7.10 Server running and finally there is time to upgrade it... ;-) The updating mechanism does not work anymore. Is it actually possible to upgrade, or should I rather install a ...
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AWStats: cannot access /var/log/apache2/access.log

I installed awstats on my new Ubuntu Lucid server, but when cron tries to run it as user www-data, it complains that cannot access /var/log/apache2/access.log: Permission denied. In ...
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Create USB installer to install Ubuntu from the command line?

I'm trying to create a bootable USB image to install Ubuntu on a new computer. I have done this before following the "create USB drive" instructions for Ubuntu desktop, but I don't have an Ubuntu ...
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Why is mysql unable to configure?

I try to install mysql-server on my Ubuntu vps server, and it's able to install, but not to configure. If it tries to configure I get this: > ...fail! invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action ...
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How to set up Dropbox on Ubuntu Server?

I've installed Dropbox on Ubuntu Server 9.10 using these instructions, however I am struggling to find out what to do next. Other help pages are related to those with a GUI. Running dropbox status ...
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How do you install packetfence?

Was anyone able to install packetfence on Ubuntu 10.10? I tried a tutorial, but didn't have any luck. Some of the services installed and are working apache with php, snort, pfdetect, and ...
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mdadm: breaks boot due to “is not ready yet or not present” error

This is so damn frustrating :-| I've spent like 20 hours on this nice error, and seems like dozens of people over Internet too, and no clear solution yet. I have non-system RAID-5 of 5 disks, and ...
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Making stripe_cache_size permanent

I did echo 8192 > /sys/block/md0/md/stripe_cache_size to improve my RAID performance, and it did helped alot. But I still can't figure out how to make it permanent. I was trying to set it in ...
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aptitude update gives 404's for intrepid

I'm having issues trying to update my packages. I haven't used this server since last September and now I'm getting 404 errors on all the intrepid repos. How do I fix this? Thanks aptitude update ...
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How to create a s3ql file system and mount it automatically on boot?

I've been experimenting with s3ql on Ubuntu 10.04, using it to mount Amazon S3 buckets. However, I'd really like it to mount them automatically. Does anyone know how to do that? Solution: Thanks ...
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Recommended website for Ubuntu users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of blogs to learn more about Ubuntu hello!! anyone know, what's recommended website for ubuntu user? such as tutorial, tips, trick, etc :D thanks...