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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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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS + HOSTAPD

I am using Ubuntu server 14.04.2 LTS with the latest kernel as well as Hostapd v2.1, and can not make a point of working here logs hostad. Please help solve the problem! ...
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14.04 Channel 'DAHDI/1-1' sent into invalid extension

Hi I am setting up a very simple asterisk system with 1 analog card TDM410P and a few SIP account extensions in my home. I use a Ubuntu Server. When calls are incoming on the TDM410P, they should be ...
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Error while updating with drush

I have an ubuntu server with apache that is going to be the host of our public web site (the site is using Drupal). We currently have a public web site and are moving that site to a new server. I ...
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EMAIL SERVER SET-UP IN UBUNTU 14.04: how to create a shell or python script to automate email user or account creation

i have set-up an email server in ubuntu 14.04 desktop for use within my local network 192.168.0.0/24. i have build a programme that i want to connect to my email server. i have incorporated an ...
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Installing ubuntu-desktop on ubuntu server doesn't work?

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 perfectly well. I made an sudo apt-get update and after sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop I reboot my machine I can access to the ...
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MySQL breaks after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 15.04 and during this upgrade, MySQL probably broke. After the upgrade, I ran the command(to start mysql): sudo service mysql start The result was command ...
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How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

Trying to run a Ubuntu server for the first time... But everything is in a terminal. Is there a way to switch to a GUI? Also, the server doesn't have direct access to the internet... So, is there a ...
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How can I create a squid3 rule (deny)?

I want, that the clients can't work on a SSH-server. The proxy squid3 should deny it. But I don't get the right configiration. Can anybody show me the correct config? Thanks
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Cannot install mysql-server-5.5/the following packages have unmet dependicies

I'm a newbie here so please bear with me. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I tried entering mysql with the following command: mysql -u root -p and I got the following message: The program mysql can be ...
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Fail2ban fails to start after update?

I have been using fail2ban for a while on my Ubuntu server. Recently (after upgrading to ubuntu 15.04 I assume) fail2ban has been failing to start. Initially, this was because the port option had ...
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Prevent SFTP from disconnecting

I am using the latest version of FileZilla (3.9.0.6) to connect to a fully up-to-date Ubuntu Server 14.10 with OpenSSH. When I SSH into the server using PuTTY, the connection never times out. I stay ...
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Why isn't my upstart service starting on system boot?

Following on from this question, I have written a simple upstart service (/etc/init/pms.conf) for my headless Ubuntu Server 11.04 box as follows: start on filesystem and net-device-up IFACE=eth0 stop ...
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How to allow this connection on the Firewall?

I am trying to connect my Ubuntu Web Server to my Ubuntu Storage Server using NFS (Network File System). But when I try to mount a Storage Server to the Web Server, I get a "Connection Timeout" ...
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How to create a SFTP (SSH) User with extremely limited permissions

i run a server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want to create a user that is able to connect via sftp, download 1 file and terminate the connection. The user should not be able to do ANYTHING else. Browsing ...
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Low priority process (nice 19) getting more CPU time than regular process (nice 0)

I have a server running Ubuntu server 14.04 64bit and I am having an "interesting" problem with it. I have 2 users running some programs concurrentlly - d and m. The processes of user "m" are not time ...
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DHCP for multi netwok

I hope I well get help as I got always in this excellent forum. We have over 120 networks (192, 172 and 10 ranges)and at the moment our DHCP server is windows server 2008, which I would like to ...
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“catch all” Rule in Squid3

I installed squid3 on my Ubuntu Server. I read, that the last rule in the squid.conf should be a "catch all"-rule. Also I read, that squid do the opposit of the this last rule. If I will write this ...
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Interact with Minecraft Server

I have a Minecraft sever running that gets started automatically using the init.d scripts. Now I want to be able to give myself admin privileges but I need to send commands to the server. How can I ...
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How to add “roles” to server after initial installation

During Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation, I'm prompted to select a number of metapackages to install (which seems similar to the Windows Server notion of roles). Is there an easy way to install one of ...
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Help Needed With After-Que Content Filter Reading Incoming Message, Content Filter Made With Java Program

I am trying to make a postfix after-que content filter with a java program. I am having trouble reading the message as it comes into postfix with the java program I wrote. My java program listens on ...
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Debian change runlevel during boot [migrated]

I've read lots and understand changing runlevel defaults and during runtime, but how can I change runlevel during the boot up of a Debian server? Background: XenServer virtual machine Debian Server. ...
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How can i build a two-node cluster with Ubuntu-Server 15.04, is there any doc?

i search everywhere for official documentation on how to build a cluster, but i couldn't find anything. Does anyone know if there's official documentation for this ? Thanks a lot.
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cannot set header('Content-Length') greater than 2GB

i am using the following code to download files from the server: <?php ignore_user_abort(true); set_time_limit(0); function my_filesize($fp) { $return = false; ...
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What does `pbrun -u [username] dap' do?

What does pbrun -u [username] dap do? I tried to search for the dap option, but not sure exactly what this dap stand for and its functionality.
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swap option missing while installing in ubuntu server 14.04 lts

There is no option to select swap partition while installing the server version....I have tried all the possible ways to check the option and not found anything. Is their anyway to enter manually
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MAAS Power-on problem IDRAC IPMI 2.0

I'm currently having a problem in getting MaaS (v1.7) to properly provision a Dell PowerEdge R630 server. The MaaS vm itself is able to detect the server automatically, and once the dell server boots ...
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Route 53 Amazon dns server not found

I just configured my domain on Route53, for ubtuntu server i have with public ip, as following: but when i try to go to my site, i found "server not found" error or "page is not available" on ...
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How to make TightVNC, TigerVNC, TurboVNC and other VNC servers run on a non-standard port

I used to run the default VNC server (/usr/lib/vino/vino-server) but it is unable show VirtualBox VMs. So, I have installed TurboVNC, which is designed to support 3D and shows my VirtualBox VMs all ...
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setting up a SSHserver [closed]

Could anyone explain me the configuration for a SSH server. I am new to administration so not fully aware of the options available at the config. My purpose here is to create a SSH server. And what I ...
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Can/How to burn a .flac to an audio cd

This is a two part question. Can I burn .flac to audio cds? this might seem silly, but I was an early adopter of mp3 players. Think several years before Ipods. I never really had the need to burn ...
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Is it possible to sign in to server via SSH without SSH key?

So what has happenend, is that I have a Ubuntu 14 server. I have my SSH key uploaded to the server, and a password. I only have one user; root. The problem is now, I formatted the computer on which I ...
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ODBC error connecting to MySQL

I wonder if someone could help with an issue I can't seem resolve with ODBC for MySQL. I am reasonably new to Linux, so any assistance that can be offered would be helpful. If it helps, I am running ...
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Make htaccess file impossible to be modified

I am running my wordpress website under Ubuntu server and the .htaccess file keeps changing every week. Now I would like to make .htaccess impossible to be modified by anyone whatsoever. I tried chmod ...
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Connect cluster controller to the region controller (MaaS)

I'm trying to build a MaaS cluster and this is what I've done so far: Region Controller install ubuntu 14.10 configure interfaces configure dns apt update apt upgrade apt install ...
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How to configure VNC on a remote Ubuntu server?

I am currently in the process of creating a Ubuntu server with Rackspace cloud and I am trying to configure this server for VNC over SSH on my MacBook Air. Here is a summary of what I am trying to ...
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WiFi Won't Reliably Connect On Ubuntu Server Bootup/Reboot

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS and the micro wireless adapter TP-LINK TL-WN725N. I am having trouble with automatic connection when booting up. If I reboot 10 times, it may only connect 4-6 ...
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Can I convert Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 to Server?

I've found several solutions to convert Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop to Server, with the following commands: sudo apt-get install tasksel sudo tasksel remove ubuntu-desktop sudo tasksel install server ...
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Secure VMs on own cluster using Openstack and Ubuntu?

I recently got my hands on a bunch of old servers at work. The idea is to be able to deploy VMs across the cluster of machines and hand them out to people at my organization whenever they need a ...
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How can I use Ubuntu server 14.04 to remotely access my homenetwork?

At home I have a server with Ubuntu server 14.04 installed. This homeserver is mainly used for backups and storage of family files within the network (for this I use owncloud). I want to gain access ...
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Difference between Software Selection Servers

I am installing Ubuntu Server, and I want to know what is the difference between these: [ ] OpenSSH server [ ] DNS server [ ] LAMP server [ ] Mail server [ ] PostgreSQL server [ ] Print server [ ] ...
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setup apache and nginx for nodejs [on hold]

I have a ubuntu server which currently hosts my website and also some development websites, I am currently using apache. So for example if I do www.c11ada.com this will take me to my website and if I ...
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VBox - shared folder stopped working

On my Win7 host I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest running. I installed the guest additions and successfully mounted the shared folder. I also configured ubuntu to auto mount the shared folder on ...
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Open ports for public

I am quite new to Ubuntu or any Linux family OS. I am trying to run a server on my laptop (for development reasons, however I have tried this on azure Ubuntu VM too). The server runs on 5222 port and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 server startup

I install just the OpenSSH server on hardware that was running 14.04 Server. Besides the pages of checks the startup goes through, I believe it should recognize scroll lock from an usb keyboard, but ...
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Automatically Boot into Ubuntu without Live CD

I am trying to boot into my Ubuntu server and after updates, I can now only boot in with a live Ubuntu CD in the Grub terminal with these commands: grub> set pager=1 grub> set root=(hd1,gpt2) ...
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“Virtual Machine Manager” and “Virtual Machine Server” setup manual

Is there a manual available that covers the proper setup of a "Virtual Machine Server" with no GUI with an Ubuntu Workstation with a GUI and "Virtual Machine Manager" installed? Both are 12.04 ...
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Im trying to find out why plex isnt starting on boot any more, ubuntu 15.04 server

I looked into /var/log/boot but all it says is Starting Plex Media Server[122G[ OK ] Is there somewhere else to look? running sudo service plexmediacenter start loads the ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu server without regional (only main) mirrors in soures.list

I need to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 (LTS) on several machines. The problem is that installator asks you about your country and then puts regional mirror in atp repos list (/etc/atp/sources.list) ...
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Apache 2.4 and mod_perl 2 on Ubuntu 14: local configuration

I'm trying to get Apache 2.4 configured such that I can test mod_perl 2 code locally (I should note that I have little recent experience with Apache). I've installed both of them on a machine running ...