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Should I choose Ubuntu Server when installing a custom WM?

I would like to install the i3 Window Manager and when I tried it with the Unity version, some styles carried over to i3, which didn't look good. From my understanding the Server edition is just ...
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Ubuntu firewall is blocking metatrader from install

i want to instal metatrader through wine but they say that there's a firewall so they keep asking for proxy server option ,, how i allow it to install ? Thank you
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Keyboard not working in Hyper-V gen 2 vm under Server 16.04 installer

According to Microsoft, Ubuntu 16.04 is essentially fully supported under Hyper-V generation 2 VMs. Evidently that is a false assertion, because my keyboard doesn't work in a gen 2 VM. The keyboard ...
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Setting up a server with IPv6

I have just upgraded my internet and my ISP (Comcast) sent me a new modem/router in one. I have managed to set the static IP of the server but after searching all over I can't figure out how to do the ...
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How do I set the servername?

when i go to my digital ocean and type in the console to restart apache2, it tells me there is an error and i need to set the "servername directive globally" I have seen a thread on this but I have ...
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How to use onboard wifi on Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu Server 16.04?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I need to run Ubuntu on it. I put the 16.04 server image for the Raspberry Pi 3 from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi on a microSD card and it boots fine, and works ...
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Installed Ubuntu 16.04 server doesnt boot

Today I install Ubuntu server 16.04 64Bit Installation complete, after reboot ubuntu doesnt show grub menu(I install grub loader in installation and write hanges to disc). I reboot again and push ...
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Packages to run Firefox window on a server?

I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 and to test something I want to use firefox on the machine remotely with: firefox -no-remote When I try it I get back Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...
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I'm trying to make a new directory in putty but the error is coming that the permission is denied .Can anybody plzz help to get out from this problem? [duplicate]

atlas:/> cd etc atlas:/etc> mkdir dir1 mkdir: cannot create directory `dir1': Permission denied atlas:/etc> mkdir dir1 mkdir: cannot create directory `dir1': Permission denied atlas:/etc> ...
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'Incorrect password' on Ubuntu running as virtual machine

I am setting up a virtual server. I have installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on VirtualBox and have gone through the installation. After installation I went to test the server for the first time to make ...
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Having Linux not automatically mirror services between IPs [on hold]

I'm trying to run a docker container with its own IP address, but if I make a virtual internet card to get the IP address for the container, the kernel decides "Oooh, new IP address! I'm going to ...
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Network detection problem during installation

I am trying to install ubuntu 64-bit server, but during install it looks like the PCI wifi card that I have is detected but then no connection or detection to wifi network is made. I think it should ...
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How to resume download rather than restarting in uTorrent Server 3.3 in ubuntu 14.04 lts?

My issue is that after I shut down my uTorrent Server 3.3 and restart the torrent I was downloading shows 'error' in the status rather than 'checking' and if I right click and click 'start' the ...
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system upgrade locking ubuntu [duplicate]

This morning I saw my wife's computer was not responding well. I saw she had pressed system upgrade and one of the cores was running at 100%, all the time. Logging out didn't help. Only a computer ...
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Not able to kill Mysql process

I was trying to uninstall mysql using sudo apt-get --purge remove mysql-server but getting following error E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: ...
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Apache failing to start

I am running on Ubuntu 16.04, I decided to reinstall Apache after phpMyAdmin was throwing a HTTP 500 error. Since reinstalling it, on an attempt to start the Apache service I receive this error. Job ...
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User cannot edit files in a directory even though the user belongs to a group with write permissions?

I have an Apache2 installation. I have a folder on my desktop that I would like to use as the root directory rather than the default location. I have confirmed that Apache is using the www-data user ...
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setting up ethernet port for DHCP in Ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu server 16.04 and as per new scheme the default ethernet port is longer named eth0 but is named as enp02s. But this port only gets configured with a private ip address such ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 web server, Apache needs to restarted every few days

I'm having a problem with my web server, Ubuntu 14.04 with Apache 2.4. I'm new to web servers, but it was running great for about 3 or 4 months until a few months ago. I have one domain running on it ...
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Apache2 Address already in use … could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80 (can't start apache)

Tried some things from other answers to this same question. Still can't resolve. One thing to note: I have gitlab-ctl running. Useful info: balter@bcore:~$ grep -ri listen /etc/apache2 ...
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Installation of Ubuntu LTS 16.04 crash

With: HP ML350 G6 with 1 CPU and 28GB Ram With RAID5 configured. I tried following: A) Install a Ubuntu LTS 16.04 server inside a VM hosted by a Windows 2012 Server. It freeze during the ...
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Reaching files from a file server created with Raspberry and Samba

I'm trying to create a file server with my RaspberryPi to deploy all over the private network. It should allow the hard drive connected to be accessible when wired to the Raspberry. I therefore ...
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PHP is not working on ubuntu 14

I am trying to install php on my ubuntu machine. 1st I install apache2 on machine.... after that I install php7 sudo apt-get -y update sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php sudo apt-get -y update ...
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How can I enable wol on Ubuntu server 16.04? [on hold]

I have followed instructions for the previous versions of Ubuntu with no results. Also I know that my motherboard supports wol because I have managed to enable it before.
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dpkg: error processing archive - kmod (--unpack)

I am trying to upgrade an old debian system (Ubuntu squeeze) to 14.04. I updated the /etc/apt/sources.list with the sources for ubuntu trusty. I have some troubles installing the package kmod where a ...
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Its my first ask Her [closed]

I have an assignment to connect an ubuntu server as router to the other router(also linux), but the other router only have one interfaces which connected to me, and also with different subnet IP; My ...
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Apache works with php7, but crashes with php5

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 recently, and everythings works perfectly but I need php5, which is not in the official repositories. So I have tried with phpbrew: it didn't work (it was unable to ...
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LXD-managed containers (on ZFS) vanish after deleting a different one

I've set up a few containers on Xenial server, using a ZFS dataset for storage (I'm not sure if that's relevant; we'll get to that). They were all working fine. Trying to restart one of them, ...
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Ubuntu server 16.04 storage management (VMWare)

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server up and running as an ELK server which pretty much receives and processes syslogs from network devices across the network. We have received about 17 million logs and I ...
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How to boot desktop into text mode [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a DE which only opens the terminal, like the way it is on an ubuntu server distro?
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How to install Ubuntu Server to a iSCSI Drive using IBFT

We have to install Ubuntu Server 16.04 on iSCSI Drives and boot from them, because we have no local storage. We have configured the iSCSI capable Network Controllers to log in into the iSCSI Target ...
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How long will it realistically take for HTTP2 to no longer be excluded from Ubuntu Apache due to being “experimental”

I would really love to get HTTP2 running on my 16.04 server with Apache 2.4.18, but the HTTP2 module is not included and I am unable to find an easy to follow tutorial on how to get it working. ...
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Wrong Universal time on my Ubuntu server

On Ubuntu server the time is wrong: Time from Google: UTC: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:31 AM (UTC) Asia\Riyadh: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 8:31 AM (GMT+3) Time on my server timedatectl: Local ...
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Issues installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 onto Dell Optiplex 960

Issues installing Ubuntu Server 14 and 16 onto Dell OptiPlex 960. I've installed Ubuntu Server 12 and 14 many times and 16 a few times on old Dell OptiPlex 755s, but I have a few 960s collecting ...
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hostname.service is masked

I've searched around and can't seem to find a way to unmask hostname.service. I edited hosts and hostnames to include my own host and FQDN. I'm not sure if hostname.service ever worked in the first ...
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Installed 16.04 server on my laptop. How can convert it to a desktop

I installed 16.04 server on my Lenovo laptop with my only cd rom drive. Programs complain that there is no XServer. How can I get the screen working? I only have a command line.
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Ubuntu 14.04 server went offline all of a sudden

I see the below in syslog, not sure what went wrong, any help will be appreciated. Is this beacause of an automatic kernel update as I see a new kernel version? May 17 10:20:36 vps rsyslogd: [origin ...
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How to upgrade drives in mdadm RAID?

Server that runs mdadm RAID1 2x 1TB HDD needs to be upgraded to 2x 4TB. After I want to configure mdadm monitor to send me e-mail if anything happens to RAID. What is the safest way to do this and ...
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Zpanel Local Linux

I have a problem with my Zpanel. I installed it on my VPS Server where I run CentOS 6.7. I have also installed on it VNC and Mozilla. Ok so I logged in to my zpanel using VNC and mozilla, and then I ...
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Which is the “correct”/“official” kernel version? (server vs cloud-img installs)

I recently used official images to install bare metal servers and VMs (using a cloud image) and found out they install quite different kernels out of the box: 14.04.4 server iso (from here) installs ...
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Lucee, Preside, Elasticsearch And Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've been following a document on Installing Lucee, Preside, Elasticsearch and nginx all on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Our current version works however when I attempted at installing it on the most up to date ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server random boot crashes on Intel NUC5CPYH

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 x64 server on Intel NUC5CPYH (8GB RAM Kinston KVR16LS11/8 + 120GB SSD Kingston KC400). When I boot/reboot the server it randomly freezes at different steps and, say 1 out ...
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Where to mount user home directory with autofs

I was experimenting with autofs + ldap in the past on an Ubuntu server. The first time I attempted this I set the autofs settings to mount user directories to \home\ and as some of you know I lost all ...
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Sensu remediation: not able to trigger client

Sensu Monitoring.... Senario: if my http link goes down then i use to manually run the script and start it. we moved to Sensu recently as its GUI and monitoring system is quite impressive ,I tried ...
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HELP! How to install GNOME on a SuperMicro SuperServer 5018R,a ZaReason ZR-130?

I just got my first server and it appears only minimal software is installed. How do I get the GNOME desktop installed? Am I required to install Unity? Right now, although I have a working ...
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Deleting the access.log file or removing its contents in Ubuntu server

I have a website which is hosted on a Ubuntu 12.10 operating system. The problem I am facing these days is, My website goes down often and often. When i tried to find the issue, it was in the size of ...
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How to run CADO-NFS on a single virtual machine and multiple virtual machines

I got the following problem about the address of the host when I tried to execute on single virtual machine and also on multiple virtual machines. Info:root: Using default parameter file ...
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Rebooting computer using cronjob doesn't work

I have a kiosk application running on Ubuntu Server 14.04. In my kiosk app there is a link to reboot the system which just defaults to some PHP page that run: exec('sudo reboot'); If the user ...
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Reverse proxy to ESXi

I have an ESXi server working and I can manage my machines by accessing the esxi_ip/ui. In parallel, I have my Ubuntu Server working with my domain and a valid SSL certificate working. So, what I ...
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ssh ipv6 - Connection timed out

I'm having "connection timeout out" problems connecting to a VPS through IPv6. sshd_config is ok, netstat tells me so: # netstat -natp | grep :22 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:22 0.0.0.0:* ...