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How can I switch a folder to read-only mode so I can backup, but letting the server to write transparently to a journal file

I have a very large server (Minecraft) using tens of gigabytes of files. Every two days, I make a backup, but since the server is so big, I have to shut it down for 45 minutes until the backup is ...
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ip forwarding set up so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host?

how to set up ip forwarding, so the nodes can get to the internet through your MAAS host? although my setup runs maas, commissions servers, turns nodes on and off, nodes are at ready state. i have a ...
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New Ubuntu Server and PHP

I just installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 14.04 Server on one of my computers. I installed everything to make it run like a typical web server (including PHP). My problem is, I have a contact form ...
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Host-based mirroring on Ubuntu

Does Ubuntu have any native host-based mirroring? I need this for migrating data between storage arrays.
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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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What is the difference between “service restart” and “service reload”

I'm trying to understand the difference between service restart [someservice] and service reload [someservice]. I understand that "restart" restarts the service whereas "reload" reloads the ...
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14.04 server grub install fatal error

This is the third time I've gotten this fatality when attempting to install the server distros. The Fatal Error comes at around 50% through the GRUB installation. The popup window doesn't tell me what ...
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hwe-support-status does not tell me how to upgrade to 12.04.5

According to 1204_HWE-EOL, there should be an option to upgrade to 12.04.5 HWE, however, I do not receive any such instructions from hwe-support-status. # uname -r 3.11.0-24-generic # ...
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How can i get an Ubuntu Laptop to talk to a Xen Server?

I have an Ubuntu Laptop running Xenmanager and I can not get it to talk to the server. I've gotten Error 111 Connection refused when typing in the Host/IP address and port number. Does anyone how I ...
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how to manage freeradius clients throught a web client

I have Freeradius running on Ubuntu 12.04 server, to authenticate iBurst clients of my ISP. It is working fine, the only issue is that I don't know how to manage these clients. For example if a ...
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Getting connection with Openxenmanager

I am having problems connecting to my server with openxenmanager on my Ubuntu laptop. I keep getting Connection Refused.
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Installing Ubuntu Server on a SONY VAIO with NO hardware-virtualization

Is there a version of UBUNTU server that can be installed on a laptop (SONY VAIO) with the hardware-virtualization disabled? It is not possible to enable hardware-virtualization in some VAIO laptops. ...
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SquidGuard blocking problems

Below is my squid 3.3 and squidguard 1.5 confg files, running in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit server. I am having problems with squidguard, if i am to put anymore than 3 blocks of blacklists, it stops working ...
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Network DNS problem

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows Server 2008 with DNS server and AD ,both installed on VirtualBox. Firstly I want to ping my domain from Ubuntu host. To do this I configured ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04: How to keep the state in remote desktop sessions?

I need to prepare an Ubuntu server for concurrent use for 5 users. The idea is using this server from Windows 7/8 clients remotely, through "Remote Desktop"-like applications. At this moment I have ...
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bind process to two ip addresses (localhost)

I have a program that I want to bind to a specific IP address for outbound connections. This is simple enough and i can use a ld_preload to achieve this ie: BIND_ADDR="XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX" ...
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Is there a way to set up zPanel or webmin without uninstalling LAMP first?

I set up my server manually and am pretty happy with it. It's been a job of months, chipping away at it every day, and at this point I don't want to reinstall LAMP. But all server management software ...
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Mount NFS drive fails. Portmapper problem?

I have a server and node connected via ethernet. They both run Ubuntu 12.04. I share a file with nfs from the server but cannot mount it on the node. Here is some more info. node1@node1:~$ sudo ...
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How do I configure a DHCP server?

How to configure a DHCP server in Ubuntu 12.04? I need a step-by-step tutorial if somebody has one.
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“Cloning” a server [duplicate]

I have recently been tasked with making a dev version of one of my production servers (both 12.04LTS). If I could create an image on my cloud service, it would be simple. Problem, these are both ...
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Create startup script for openproject [duplicate]

I consider myself a linux noob, but I was able to install openproject on a Ubuntu 12.04 server in VirtualBox. Currently I have to manually start the web-server every time I power-up the virtual ...
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How to force IPv4 on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04

I've stripped the desktop from my installation as per my last question, but it is not assigning my server an IPv4 address, there is nothing wrong with my configuration, I just need it to give my ...
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NFS Client Unable to Mount Shared Directory

I have a server (10.0.0.1) and a client (10.0.0.2) systems, they both run Ubuntu 12.04, they are connected via ethernet. They can ping each other. They can ssh into one another. If I on the server ...
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Getting an Error Connection Refused for Openxenmanager

I am trying to logon to a server with my Ubuntu laptop with Openxenmanager and I am getting Connection Refused. Why can I not get Openxenmanager up and running?
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Saving SSH shell links in launcher like putty

I mean how can I bookmark a ssh root@ip command in the launcher so when I click on the icon and a shell is prompt to me asking credentials for the connection to the server shell?
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SSH remote command execute stays without disconnect when finished execute?

I am trying to build a script/command that will restart our Asterisk/Elastix service on our PBX. The script is basically using simple command with auto log-in public key that run from Ubuntu ...
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How to use openxenmanager

I have just down loaded openxenmanager on my Ubuntu Laptop, I can not figure out my hostname an port on a server that i am running. I can't figure out either how to by pass the firewall even though i ...
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Ubuntu VM won't boot: “No init found .Try passing init=bootarg”

After restarting a server, I got to restart some VMs hosted on it. But a Ubuntu VM won't start: here's what shows up after running the VM via Virtual Manager: Boot from (hd0,0) ext4 ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a device without a screen nor a keyboard?

This is tricky. I would like to install Ubuntu on a machine that is intended to work as server, and for some reason I do not have an option to connect a screen to it. I expect this may be similar to ...
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Doubt : locate command: reschedule to every 2 mins

Will mlocate cron scan complete file system in scheduled time? Or will it just merge databases whatever files/folders added between scheduled time? I am planning to reschedule mlocate cron job to ...
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Ubuntu Server with ubuntu desktop does not have boot record, but it did when it was just basic server

The title says it all. I started by installing "server" with the ubuntu desktop package, and when it finished and rebooted: nothing. It completed full installation, rebooted, and there was no boot ...
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Accessing a process after closing the consol

Basically I am using Ubuntu to run a minecraft server via a VPS and I’m using putty to control it. once I have started my server and everything is running, I’m in control of the server console, just ...
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WiFi Problems Trusty i386

Recently I’ve been messing with my wifi card trying to connect to my wifi in Ubuntu server Precise LTS. I couldn't get it to connect so I uninstalled it and installed Trusty. It is a little laggy with ...
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How to connect from MySQL to Web Application [duplicate]

I have been trying to setup a local instance for a web application. I am new to MySQL and I can't understand how to actually connect this database to the actual web application sitting in the ...
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Cron Job Not running after proper setup

So I created a cron job as shown below: GNU nano 2.2.6 File: /tmp/crontab.uNoEXy/crontab # Edit this file to introduce tasks to be run by cron. # # Each task to run has to be ...
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Ubuntu Server Setup help: sda sdb have changed? How to know I'm making shared folders on the right drive?

Please help, I will be forever grateful! I've built a system to use as a file server, with one 120GB SSD and one 4TB HDD. I've installed Ubuntu Server and I want to have the OS on the SSD and the ...
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IPv6 network is unreachable. until reboot

I've setup IPv6 on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. Everything is working.. until all of a sudden (haven't found the trigger) a ping6 2001:4860:4860::8888 (google nameserver 8.8.8.8) returns network ...
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How to manage software that is installed from source?

From time to time, we may have to install something from source due to various reasons. While it is fairly standard how to install software given appropriate dependencies, it is not clear to me how to ...
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MySQL 5.6 depends on client 5.5

I've installed Mysql-(server/client)-5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server but for some programs I need mysql-client (automysqlbackup and postfix for example) root@server:~# apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu Postfix Mail Server

There are many tutorials how to setup Ubuntu mail server. By following few tutorials i have successfully set upped a mail server which will do sending and receiving email VIRTUALLY for local network ...
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Sharing Internet Connection (DHCP) through a Wireless Hotspot

I have an internet connection through a cable modem. The IP address on the cable modem is not static and is perhaps obtained through a DHCP mode. I wish to share this internet connection through ...
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permission denied for root@localhost for ssh connection

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and LAMP on that. Then, I wanted to configure my server, so tried out This tutorial. When I give the command: ssh root@localhost I get : Permission denied, please try ...
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Installing and Configuring Mumble Server

I'm looking to setup a Mumble Server. I will be running it from an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) powered VPS provided by DigitalOcean. Setup of the server seems easy, install the murmur package, however it is ...
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Extremely slow ACPI Event Propagation

A follow up to my previous question here: Run a Script when Power Button is Pushed So I am able to detect ACPI events and I intercept the power button press appropriately, however there is an ...
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Run a Script when Power Button is Pushed

I'm trying to run a script once I push the power button instead of having my machine turn off. I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.04, but any answers also need to work on Server 14.04. I've looked at ACPI ...
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Do write permissions for my running daemons change if I log out?

I have the following issue. I'm running a daemon (darkcoind) which writes everything it needs to a directory under my $HOME path in ~/.darkcoin. As long as I'm logged in, everything works fine and I ...
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How do I add locale to ubuntu server?

I currently have those locales: locale -a C en_AG en_AG.utf8 en_AU.utf8 en_BW.utf8 en_CA.utf8 en_DK.utf8 en_GB.utf8 en_HK.utf8 en_IE.utf8 en_IN en_IN.utf8 en_NG en_NG.utf8 en_NZ.utf8 en_PH.utf8 ...
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Apache status suddenly stops

I have a problem with my apache, I am running Ubuntu server 12.04 on a VPS. I have a basic LAMP stack, my problem is this, every few days apache will just stop and I will just notice this if I checked ...
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How do I get both Ubuntu Server after I installed Ubuntu Desktop?

I want to partition my hard drive so I can switch back and forth, but I can't find anywhere where it tells me how. I have a 1TB hard drive so I definitely have space, and I want to experiment with the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 default firewall rules

I would like to know exactly which scripts are responsible for default iptables rules (no ufw, no gufw) in Ubuntu Server 14.04. After fresh installation even with ufw disabled (by default) there are ...