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How does software autodiscover devices connected to a NIC?

I have an Allied Vision camera and I'm able to connect it to my ethernet port on my computer and their software is able to find it. How do they do that? The reason I ask is because I have a computer ...
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How to fix dangling symlink error

I am trying to install transmission on my ubuntu 14.04 server and I am unsure whether to skip this part or not. I am trying to give permissions to a folder with sudo chmod -R 770 ...
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Bugs while installing Ubuntu Desktop on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to install Ubuntu-desktop through sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop command on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. However, whenever, I install Ubuntu-Desktop my server simply crashes with the ...
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Multiple connections per ip

I am running Ubuntu with a webserver (Nginx). I noticed that one IP has multiple connections opened. My server works all fine and there is no issue. I am just curious to know why there are many ...
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Ubuntu Server KVM, Passthrough PCI Device

I am trying to setup a VM Server on my old desktop hardware, the specs are: System MB: gigabyte 970A-D3P CPU: AMD 8320 GPU to pass through: Sapphire HD7870 Ghz Edition OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 ...
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change the password of phpmyadmin in ubuntu

I have installed phpmyadmin and I forget the username and password now I am trying to connect through web browser by typing url :localhost/phpmyadmin. and I am pressing root and password as root it ...
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Select multiple software packages for Ubuntu Server?

everyone. I just tried installing Ubuntu Server on a vm to try it out. When I got to the software package screen (DNS, mail server, SAMBA, etc), it seemed to only allow me to select one package. Is ...
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I can't see localhost of ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server in virtualbox and in my host machine I try to view localhost in a browser and I see nothing. I have apache2 installed, what settings do I need to change to see my server in ...
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Set restrictions to HMAC on Apache2 Server in Ubuntu 14.04

I am not entirely sure whether I am at the right place here or not, but I hope one of you can help me with this: I want to make certain restricions to the TLS CipherSuits that are used by Apache on my ...
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apt-get update failure, unable to connect proxy addess

I have a dual boot (Windows 7 professional+ Ubuntu server 14.04) Dell Precision Tower 7810. The machine is connected to proxy server (http://192.168.128.1:8080) via LAN (static IP). My machine is ...
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Can I run Own Cloud on Ubuntu desktop?

I would like to use One Cloud to set up my own personal cloud storage (unless anyone has a better solution). I would like to run it on Ubuntu desktop. Is this possible or does it have to be run from ...
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how-to-install-mysql-5-6 on Ubuntu 12.04

First thing first, I know this question has been asked so many times, I checked all the questions answer before writing here. I want to know how to install mysql 5.6 on Ubuntu 12.04. As I want to ...
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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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latest version for IA64

I have HP integrity 2600 servers running with IA64 processors. which version to be downloaded for IA64 processor based server?
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problem with apache2 on ubnto server

i have problem with the Apache2 on this server it's only surf opt directory that's located in / and it can't surf var/WWW directory i tried to edit default sites and Apache2 config and there's ...
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Traffic control using TC/IPtables mangle [on hold]

I want to control TCP Packets/KBits and/or Kbps traffic coming to port 7171 per minute. I am a new Linux user, I host a game-server on Ubuntu 14.04 Can someone help me, please? I have been looking for ...
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Filtering nginx traffic

I have an nginx server running on ubuntu server. I have many websites and hundreds of pages hosted on the server. I want to execute one PHP function on each page when it is requested by a user. It is ...
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Error “Can't assign requested address” when ssh-ing to remote server

On ubuntu 14.04 I have installed openssh, changed the ssh port. I can login within LAN with no problems, but I cannot access it from outside. I also have: allowed it though firewall and set up port ...
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Can I transfer my mdadm Software raid to a new system in case of hardware failure?

I have minimal experience with mdadm and software RAID, but I have a Dell Poweredge T110 II with two separate RAID 0 arrays, a total of two drives each array. I'm anxious that the software setup ...
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Differences between two Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 installations

I have a server at my house that runs Ubuntu server 14.04.3 LTS right now. george@sf1:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS ...
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TCP/UDP Packets Ubuntu 14.04

I am hosting a game-server on ubuntu 14.04 Can I control the UDP/TCP Packets per minute/second on port 7171? Players use a lot of packets to lag/crash my game-server and when it reach the maximum ...
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Restricting the Number of IP/TCP Connection Request Per Second Using Ubuntu Sever

I know what type internet connection my machines have and how much CPU/RAM they are using. So Is it possible to restrict the accepting number of IP/TCP connections per second at the OS level, before ...
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ffmpeg & ffprobe & libfdk-aac on Ubuntu 14.10 server

How to install properly ffmpeg? (not a duplicate as most of the similar answers don't work properly) Normally i compile ffmpeg manually with the following guide ...
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How do I configure a preseed to skip the language support question?

I'm attempting to create a preseed configuration file for automating the install of Ubuntu Server 10.04-4 LTS x64 via a bootable USB thumb drive and I've hit a major snag in the process. The ...
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Unattended Ubuntu Server install preseed hangs at “[!] Select a language”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 with packer. But the installation hangs at the "[!] Select a language" prompt. I googled and added this to my preseed config: # Continue the installation ...
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Output SSH in shorewall

I can not use ssh or scp where has installed shorewall, returns me the message: ssh: connect to host xxx Connection refused Which should add a rule to enable this feature?
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Cannot install phpmyadmin on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed ubuntu along side with window 10 (dual boot). I have set up apache2 server, mysql and install PHP 7, and then I want to install phpmyadmin I cannot install it. I have try many time, ...
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scp stalls at 2112KB

After upgrading an Ubuntu server from 12.04 to 14.04, I am now unable to send (larger) files by scp. Also, bzr updates and commits to and from the server are unreliable, presumably if the total data ...
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Does Ubuntu 14.04 support PHP, Mysql, Apache?

Versions are: Ubuntu server version is 10.04 PHP version is 5.4.7 Mysql version is 5.1.69 Apache server version is 2.4.3 Now, I would like to update to Ubuntu 14.04 but no update PHP, Mysql and ...
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X11vnc service is running but client can´t find server

I want to set up a headless server and connect to it from a laptop (Windows). It is running Kubuntu 15.04 and I installed X11vnc by this description: ...
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it tried to update the php version but it atomatically reversed now not able to start my apache server

i tried to update the php version of my apache server and not succeeded. not i got the error. syntax error on line 210 of etc/apache2/apache2.conf: syntax error on line of ...
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Ubuntu Server GUI at specific runlevel

I have just recently installed Ubuntu Server, of course for server purpose. It is ok that there is only command line interface but I need GUI only for browser, nothing else. (Terminal browsers are ...
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Problem routing between wireless and wired nic

I have a complicated network setup and I'm searching for advice on a partial problem. My Ubuntu server has a wireless NIC (wlan0) and a wired NIC (eth0). I want to connect a wired subnet to eth0 and ...
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Apache just working with private IP

I've just set up a new server, which is at my home, with Ubuntu in order to host some databases and a little website; I've done that many times with VPS but never with a machine in my own network. ...
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Permission denied while using PHP Mail using Postfix

I already asked this question in Stack Overflow (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35159754/permission-denied-while-using-php-mail-using-postfix) but since I am not sure whether it is a Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server SVN over SSH not working

I am trying to checkout a repository on my computer using: svn co svn+ssh://name@ipaddress/usr/local/svn/repos/testing And I get an error saying this: Unable to connect to a repository at URL ...
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IPTables forward port to another ip:port but keeping original source ip

I have following iptables rules on gateway machine(192.168.0.1). I want to forward port 192.168.0.1:80 to 192.168.0.2:8080. But I need to maintain original source ip so that original server can get ...
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Failed to Set Name Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to setup my server as a name server but it is failing. I've created A record and NS Record. After that, when i tried dig from internal it succeeded, but when i tried dig from external ...
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Unmet dependencies with python3

My server is currently running Ubuntu Server 15.10. Yesterday I tried installing Gnome GUI with the command sudo apt-get install xorg gnome-core gnome-system-tools gnome-app-install Now whenever I ...
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Webmin no longer works - connection rejected

I've had webmin installed on my 12.04 server and everything has been fine until recently. Now when I navigate to https:// myip:10000 I get a message saying the connection attempt is rejected. The last ...
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How can i authenticate windows pc with openldap server.share me the complete procedure if possible [closed]

We have numbers of windows-PC and Linux ,So need to implement LDAP,RADIUS to manage my nodes. Helping with configurations will help us better ways. B.R. PRANAV MR
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Firewall not starting on system startup

I have enable firewall using sudo ufw enable. But when i restart system, it is getting disabled. I checked /etc/ufw/ufw.conf and it has ENABLED=yes. Here is system config $ uname -a Linux master ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection - and I'm going round in circles as I keep getting prompted for a mirror etc. I'm sure I'm missing something obvious...... I ...
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software to apache server to manage a big data

I need suggestions for a software to download on my apache server to control the communication between multi centeral unit , multi mobile app (each phone and central unit assocciated with a patient) ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 running on power edge 1950 not connecting to internet

I recently setup a web server to run my owncloud. It was working all fine, until I had a power outage and the server turned off unexpectedly (I don't have a UPS just yet). When I turned it on none of ...
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samba share from ubuntu vm fails with 'force user'

I'm a bit of a noob with ubuntu, please be patient ;) I have two ubuntu VM's (server running in VirtualBox, as development machines). The older box (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) is running samba just fine and ...
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NFS mount. Permission issue?

Attempting to mount an NFS share on my server and the following seems to be as far as I get... I've tried various solutions apart from an OS reload, which may be coming still... :) Not running an ...
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Apache2 crashing sometimes - gets working just after an apache2 restart - why is this happening?

I have an Ubuntu Server (Amazon AWS). I never encountered any problems with it untill it started crashing. (website doesn't load). I thought it's because of too much traffic entering the server, ...
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How to check if ubuntu desktop or server is installed?

I have a shared hosting. I have access to shell. OS is Ubuntu, and I want to check if it is server version or desktop version. When I login through shell, it shows following information: Linux ...
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MaaS node deployment failing on HP Proliant DL380 G5

i have a little lab environment with 3 DL380 G5s. All of them have 2 disks forming RAID 1+0. Got one set up as maas controller with ubuntu 14.04 (had no problem using LVM to install Ubuntu on the ...