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Public IP accessible on own subnet but not accessible online (from other subnets) Crazy

My test server which has a public ip 197.254.11x.xxx is not accessible online, though it's accessible on its current subnet /29. (I got several public ip's on one subnet). This subnet connects to the ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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XAMPP: Starting Apache…fail

I installed XAMPP in my Ubuntu laptop and I used to work with it without a problem. Just starting the server with: sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start Then, I tried to install a software that needed an ...
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Problem after upgrading php from 5.3 to 5.5 ( Apache / Ubuntu 12.04 / Plesk )

After upgrade from php 5.3 to 5.5 , I got the following problem when I type service apache2 start * Starting web server apache2 apache2: Syntax ...
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How to avoid getting your server IP blacklisted by spamhouses?

I am running Virtualmin on a dedicated server. I set a maximum hourly limit of sending emails and many other things. But how can I effectively avoid getting blacklisted? Is there any way to ...
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KVM VM is unable to access internet: help me clean up my networking

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 with the intent to set it up with KVM and VMs for many purposes. I've been able to get a few VMs up and running with their own versions of Ubuntu Server 14.04. However, ...
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How to configure postfix to not relay to local virtual domain?

I have set up a SMTP server with iRedMail on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything is working smoothly. I can create new users and send e-mails. My situation however is a bit more complicated: I need this ...
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Virtual Cross PlatForm Network

Alright I know this isn't a forum for discussion on VirtualBox, but it involves linux. I need help in building a virtual network with 2 linux flavors [Ubuntu,Centos] and one windows [XP/7] in ...
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SSH stays open remotely? [duplicate]

When connecting to a server, is there a way to keep the SSH console open once disconnected? Or is there a program that does that, and that lets me connect back into where I left? This situation can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use my ubuntu server as router?

+---+ eth1- *.1.6| S | =========| | |PC1|private net -------------------- ...
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Connection refused error in putty windows [closed]

I am trying to connect my VM via putty which is running on azure cloud. But i will get Network error:connection refused error,yesterday its works fine, now its not working.Also i tried using ssh but ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Filering received mail by aliases file ubuntu postfix mail server

I have setup an Ubuntu mail server with /etc/aliases. In the aliases file there is an alias all: group1, group2, group3, where each of the groups is defined on its own. The problem is that due to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot write anything to FTP in my new Linux server [on hold]

this is my first post here so I hope I do nothing wrong. My problem is I cannot paste or edit any files through ftp in my new Linux server and I've tried chmod and chown but nothing works. It says ...
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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 ...
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Auto deployment from bare Git repo to Apache

I am configuring a Ubuntu Server for our project now, Gitolite and Apache are working now without any problem and they are on same server, What I want right now is deploy Git repository to Apache ...
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How to run docker-compose at bootup?

This is on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VM running Docker and I suspect respawn is the cause of my problem but not sure of the ideal solution. Current upstart script (cat /etc/init/dockersuitecrm.conf) ...
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E: unable to locate the package oversip [duplicate]

I got this error E: unable to locate the package oversip when I write this command sudo apt-get install oversip