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Ubuntu EC2 compatible kernels

I am trying to create an Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit AMI with the paravirtual type of virtualization. I have not had problems with the hvm virtualization. I can't figure out what kernel I need to use. For the ...
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Can't use http inside vbox

I am trying to configure a small virtual network on my host, with 3 Ubuntu servers, each running in their own vbox instance. Each instance has the network set to bridge, and each of them has it's own ...
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How to vieuw my website in ubuntu server

I tried to set up a webserver in Ubuntu server. Then i want to add my website/database to it. The problem is that i can't see my own website. First i saw the default Ubuntu page, i removed this in ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Server boot error

I'll boot my server, It shows ubuntu boot select page(?) very short, and print error. error: Diskfilter writes are not supported so I try to fix this bugs but my server still can not boot. ...
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Can't connect with WIFI through nm-applet

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 with i3 on my laptop. The reason why I chose for the Server edition is because I wanted a minimal configuration. Additionally, I installed network-manager to help ...
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how to run servlets in XAMPP server

I had installed xampp in ubuntu 14.04. now i want to have servlet functionality. I searched in net, everyone saying use the tomcat but i want to do it in xampp is it possible if yes how to do that ...
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How do I debug juju hooks?

I tried installing Discourse form a juju charm, but the install hook failed because of some GPG problem. I tried to debug it using: juju debug-hooks discourse/0 install But the folder where this ...
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Upgrading MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed my LAMP with the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-suexec mysql-server php5-mysql sudo mysql_secure_installation sudo apt-get install php5 ...
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'Unable to set password for the MySQL “root” user' on a Openvz VPS

I'm trying to install mysql server on my Openvz based VPS running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit and i keep getting this error at the install. I tried multiple times and i also re installed the os with no change ...
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Error starting userland proxy: listen tcp 0.0.0.0:80: bind: address already in use?

docker run --link=my_dockersql:mysql -p 80:80 -d wordpress 083e36eb41f1db1f16239c69cf13a99998a8cba24352f1eb37be1b1deb2fd620 FATA[0000] Error response from daemon: Cannot start container ...
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No route to host. How to SSH from guest machine in virtualbox to host machine by bridged adapter?

Sorry for the mistakes I've made. I'm trying to connect through ssh to my host machine (Ubuntu 13.10) from guest machine (Ubuntu Server 13.10) which has bridged adapter. Vice versa everything ok - I ...
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Ubuntu server connect to VPN

How do I connect to an external pptp VPN with my Ubuntu server machine? All I can find is tutorials either for Ubuntu Desktop or using Ubuntu Server as the VPN server.
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not boot upon restart following fresh installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old system I have rebuilt (Intel Core 2 Duo with 4GB RAM, PATA HDD). I've succeeded in installing Ubuntu using a USB stick and the system reboots to ...
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Ubuntu Server - awstats - virtual hosts - Do I need separate log files for each host?

Ok, so I got my virtual hosts all setup and they are working great. The problem is my awstats data. I have it setup for both of my sites but it looks like the same visitors are showing up in the ...
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Why do I keep getting “403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)” when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites? [closed]

Why do I keep getting "403 Forbidden - nginx/1.6.2 (Ubuntu)" when visiting any of my VPS hosted sites? I have recently changed to nginx installation from Apache2 on my Ubuntu setup on my virtual ...
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ubuntu 2.6.15-23-server, need to access data [on hold]

My system board died, but I was able to replace it and get Ubuntu to boot. I am not familiar with this old version and do not know the commands to get the data off the drive. I would like to connect a ...
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Moving From FreeNAS to Ubuntu Server

So I've just bought and installed an HP Proliant Microserver gen8 and upgraded it to 10GB RAM. I've installed FreeNAS onto a USB key (16GB) as recommended and FreeNAS is working well. Unfortunately, I ...
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What version of Ubuntu is most efficient and stable as a small-scale server? [closed]

I have a fairly old desktop with a Pentium 4 and 1GB of RAM. I use it as a TeamSpeak server and to browse the web, not a lot of heavy-duty stuff, although I am considering building a website, in which ...
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How to use my ubuntu server as router?

+---+ eth1- *.1.6| S | =========| | |PC1|private net -------------------- ...
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How to get an apache core dump?

I am having problems with my 14.10 Ubuntu Server. Upon performing certain actions my apache2 restarts with a segmentation fault error. In order to debug this issue I would like to create a core dump. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 install error: can't umount /media

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on an old Athlon 64, but as soon as I get past the initial menu, choosing to install Ubuntu Server, I get some console output and everything gets stuck on: ...
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server time drift not fixed by ntp.conf

This question was asked a lot in the past, but since ntpdate has been depricated, I'm having issues finding answers that work via ntp.conf. I've read a lot about setting a cron job for ntpdate is a ...
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CMD wifi problems Ubuntu server 14.04

I want to connect my server through WiFi, but i can't get it to connect to the internet. I have been able to ping my router, which is a apple airport extreme. Everything else connected to my router ...
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Unable to execute command start-all.sh in Hadoop

GUYS I'm using this tutorial How to install Hadoop? I mean the one made by Luis Alvarado in one of the comments .. So I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit Hadoop version is 2.2.0 Actually I'm a total newbie ...
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GRUB 0.97 menu after upgrade to 14.04 LTS on cloud VPS

After upgrade to 14.04 my VPS server shows only one menu item in GRUB - BOOT. If I select it i get Error 15. If I edit the line i get this: GNU GRUB version 0.97 (631K lower / 1571824K upper memory ...
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How to check validity of an Ubuntu installation via debootstrap?

My goal is to set up an Ubuntu Server installation via debootstrap from another Ubuntu installation and to be sure that this new installation is a correct Ubuntu installation without modifications. ...
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Unable to get execute bit on Samba share working with Windows 7 client

I keep most of my files on an Ubuntu 14.04 box in Samba shares and access them from Windows 7 client machines. I had this all working with Ubuntu 11.10 and somehow broke this when moving to 14.04. ...
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Start wildfly as service

I installed wildfly on an ubuntu on a EC2 VM. I connect to the server via SSH and start the server with: ./standalone.sh --server-config=standalone-full.xml This works fine until I terminate the ...
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Can I configure dm-cache to only cache small files?

We're deploying an Active Directory domain controller slash file server in a small NGO, using Ubuntu Server/Samba and a conventional HDD, due to budgetary concerns. I'm concerned about the dismal ...
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Ubuntu OS on SSD and RAID 1 for data files

I have an ubuntu server OS installed on 80GB SSD HDD. I also have 2 1TB HDD used for data storage.Both were used as RAID 1 before. Now as my OS got corrupted I reinstalled with Ubuntu server 14.04. I ...
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Server setup info

I have been using Linux since 2008, entirely self-taught. I just replaced a Debian installation on this machine with Server only, and am going to try to use the terminal. First things I must do is set ...
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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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Too much swap, how do I change it?

I'm new at Ubuntu and I'm fiddling around with Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm trying to get it to run a Minecraft server, but whenever anyone joins, it starts skipping ticks and players reported heavy ...
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How to set-up Nginx correctly? “Welcome to nginx” is not displayed

I installed Nginx on my Ubuntu Server 12.10 using this instructions https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-nginx-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise-pangolin , the Nginx was installed ...
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Postfix relay access denied, NOQUEUE: reject

In trying to set up Postfix to use dovecot for SASL (using mysql for virtual_*) I am unable to send email, either through telnet or Outlook, to a domain other than the one that is on the server. I am ...
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Cron can't find file at night? [duplicate]

I have a cron job written to root (I'm writing to a log in /var/log so need root permission). The problem is that sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn't. The cron job is simply to call a python ...
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E: The package aftershot2 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Can someone please tell me how to fix this I'm running the latest xubuntu and the ubuntu software center keeps freezing. I can't get the new update. I've tried downloading the sympatic packager but it ...
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cannot boot - Ubuntu 14.04 server - waiting for network configuration error

i am having problem booting into a ubuntu server. the simple error is "waiting for network configuration" The problem started when the server got turned off due to power failure. i have tried ...
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/var/www owner for apache2 and ftp access

I've got apache2 running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old laptop. It's on my local network to act as a webserver to help me learn PHP (and linux). The default owner for the /var/www folder (where ...
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I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 from a USB stick and “Resizing Partition” has been stuck at 0% for about an hour and a half [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 from a USB stick (created with this) on the only disk in a new machine that I've just built. When I got to disk partitioning I picked the first option. It's ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Bad archive mirror

I get stucked when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my laptop. When it comes to "Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive", I get 'bad archive mirror' error. I've tried many times with other options ...
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Can't see apache2 default page in ubuntu

I have successfully installed lamp in my virtual machine which is currently in azure cloud,but when i access the public ip through web browser i will get webpage not available error message.I have ...
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Error while setting up an encrypted partition with cryptsetup

My goal is to install Ubuntu encrypted on a server with the help of the recovery console (from the hoster) via debootstrap. So I run the recovery console, which boots a live system (therefore I cannot ...
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Keyboard stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop running on a server

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 Destkop on a remote server. I have been working with it since 2 weeks ago, but suddenly (a moment ago) my keyboard does not respond at all. I can not type anything. The ...
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Reset password for mysql in ubuntu: [duplicate]

Refer from this question (Resetting forgotten phpmyadmin password) I am trying to reset the password of mysql installed.But run the third command mysql -u root mysql i will get the error ERROR 1045 ...
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Trying to ssh into virtualbox static ip ubuntu from debian host [on hold]

So, I messed with my /etc/network/interface and assigned the different addresses basically blindfolded. I can't even ping google, and really don't know what my addresses should be. This file ...
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How to set credentials for network printer when setting it up through CUPS web interface

I'm working on setting up an Ubuntu Server, it's in a virtual machine now, but will go physical once I figure all this stuff out. I have a Windows 7 box which acts as a print server, all my Ubuntu ...
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How can I allow access to both SSH and SFTP?

I started from the following article to set up SFTP on Ubuntu Server: http://blog.srmklive.com/2013/04/24/how-to-setup-sftp-server-ftp-over-ssh-in-ubuntu/. If I follow these instructions, I can ...
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How to prevent specific IP addresses from even connecting to my dedicated server [duplicate]

I've been using this site for Ubuntu-related help for quite some time now, since I own two dedicated servers that run Ubuntu 12.04, which I run gameservers on. Recently, I discovered the wonders of ...
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Connection to Courier-Imap only possible with active user login

I am using Xubuntu as home-server with courier-imap, postfix and fetchmail. Remote connections to imap time out until I open a ssh session. Also mails are delivered to /var/spool/mail instead of ...