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Connecting Via Mac Shared Works but Direct Connection to Server Does not

When I try to connect to my Ubuntu server from my macbook pro I have not problem doing so if I wait until the shared drive shows up under my shared drives section in finder. I can go in and edit ...
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Postfix can send but not receive mail

I just finished following this tutorial to set up a postfix mail server on ubuntu 14.04: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-setup-postfix-on-ubuntu-14-04 When I ...
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Cannot get connected to FTP Server

I rented a vps for our company to perform backups. I installed vsftpd: apt-get install vsftpd No issues during installation. I then modified the /etc/vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO ...
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Changing tmp directory fastest and safest way possible?

I have a Ubuntu server 14.04 that are running some popular game servers. I can't afford to take them offline for long (No longer then 30 minutes). I know there are multiple ways to do this, and the ...
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System tries to install grub on usb instead of ssd

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on my storage server. The problem starts in partition manager when the system wants the usb that i'm installing it from to be the system hdd. I change it to the ...
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Problem with change of ServerName in apache2 web server

So I set up an apache2 web server & owncloud . We registered a free domain at *.homeserver.com and it worked pretty well, except the fact that we were not able to create a trusted ssl certificate. ...
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My server only booting on rescue mode

I have recently purchased a dedi from oneprovider everything went smooth I ordered an extra IP for the same server it was delivered, then after installing web server and control panel I performed a ...
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Can't start firefox on remote server without crashing X on local host

Running: Ubuntu 13.10 The situation is the following: I log in to the remote server with ssh -X user@remote and that is fine. However, once logged in, I type firefox it crashes the local X-session. ...
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VSFTPD Passive mode picking random ports

I'm trying to set up an FTP server behind a TP-Link TL-R470T+ router. I have set up port forwarding of port 21 and ports 6000-7000. This is the relevant section of my vsftpd.conf pasv_enable=Yes ...
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access denied from local host

Ok, I've set up my server and have been having fun designing my website. At the moment I've got several php files that access my MySQL databases. everything is ok client side and the php has no ...
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Juju Bare Metal 14.04 behind proxy ignoring proxy settings

I have installed Juju on my MAAS server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and provided the following environment.yaml (debug output attached): http://pastebin.com/a02LnNbw When I run juju anything (bootstrap, ...
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MAAS node refuses IP address assigned to it by DHCP

I am trying to configure MAAS and Juju in a test environment. My MAAS region and cluster controllers are on a single machine with two NICs. eth1 is connected to a LAN with internet access; IP is ...
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upgrading libc in ubuntu

I am wondering if there is a way to upgrade libc and libstdc++ on ubuntu without installing a new version? I have an old distro and would like to upgrade to newer versions of libc if possible.
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How to add DNS server in icinga/nagios server on ubuntu?

I already install and configure icinga on ubuntu.All host configure IP in manually.Now I want to add DNS in my icinga server. Actually, I want to add that keep to dynamic IP address in host. Now all ...
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Modern Ubuntu home media, security, and automation center [closed]

I'm looking to set up a large computer to act as a home media center, a security system, and possibly home automation. I'd like the following features 64 bit support Modern (based on a recent ...
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How to get Contacam working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to get Contacam to work on Ubuntu 12.04. Apparently, I read online that the biultin server does not work. The native Linux Apache server must be used. It says to copy Apache file ...
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System partition full error but actual usage far from 100% (df -h)

I am setting up a home server with Ubuntu server 14.04. I recently setup nzbget and downloaded a few gigs of data before it complained about low disk space. The system is installed on 60 GB SSD with 3 ...
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Access Ubuntu SSH Server from Ubuntu Desktop

Hi I have a Ubuntu Server and I have configured public and private key on that server. Previously I was using Windows 7. So I just installed Putty and was accessing my Ubuntu Server from Windows 7 ...
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2nd and 3rd disks mirrored for backup on Ubuntu Desktop

I wish to set up a small home server providing NAS and Web server functionality to my home network. I'd like to be able to store family pictures and other things I'd want backed up. So I had ...
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Determine number of SSL 3.0 Connections to Ubuntu Apache Webserver

In light of POODLE I would like to disable SSL 3.0 I'm aware that a number of clients use web services over SSL 3.0 because disabling SSL 3.0 has historically broken their integrations. I would like ...
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How to add dynamic IP address in nagios server on ubuntu?

I already install and configure nagios server with some host and service on ubuntu. I did the configure IP address manually in the host but now I want to add IP address dynamically in the host. How ...
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How to I add dynamic IP in Icinga server on ubuntu?

I already install and configure icinga server on ubuntu. I did the configure IP manually but now I want to add IP dynamically. How can I do it? Please given answer.
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Ubuntu Server sleep + wake at certain times, run program on wake?

I'm using a laptop running Ubuntu Server to run a Feed-the-beast server. I have all the files on the computer, and I can manually start and stop the FTB process through SSH. However, the server is ...
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Request fail in my icinga-web server on ubuntu? [closed]

I already install and configure icinga/icinga-web on ubuntu. when I open the icinga-web server then show the message. Request failed The server encountered an error: Internal Exception, check your ...
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Disable SSLv3 in Apache2 on a clean install of ubuntu 14.04.1 Server

I have a new install of ubuntu server version 14.04.1 I have apache2 with SSL enabled. I want to disable SSLv3 (I am aware this is a popular question but I have trawlled all other answers on multiple ...
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mdadm doesn't seem right

I watched a youtube video where a guy made a raid 1 with 2x 2 gb usb drives. I am using 2 x 3tb disks to have a raid 1 mirror. My concern is my sdb1 size=-1364702208K sdd1 size=-1364702208K. which is ...
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Directory / File Permissions [duplicate]

I want to start out by apologizing if this question has already been answered somewhere else and I just haven't run across it yet. I have been searching Ask Ubuntu as well as many other forums for ...
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Setting up Git on Ubuntu server 12.04 for use with Xcode

This is an ubuntu question. However, it is also related with Xcode and at this point, I am hoping that someone using git and xcode will be willing to help me. I would like to set up a GIT server, on ...
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Can you determine which packages are not being used at all when running a specific program

I want to create a custom Ubuntu server distro that automatically installs and runs a specific program only on the target machine. I've found a very good guide here: How to create a customized ubuntu ...
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Timed/switchable

(In Ubuntu Server)What would be the best method to go about creating a timed resource customer experience based on a payment (web based or mobile app). Like a web connected parking meter. When a ...
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How access openssh-server with external IP address from outside the Local Area Network

How can I use my new openssh-server with the external IP address from outside the Local Area Network? The purpose is that an external computer administrator from outside the Local Area Network should ...
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How to configure and create a free opensource backup solution for an enterprise [closed]

My colleague and I are running a competition between windows and linux as servers for hosting a backup solution. I've been searching for one month with no luck (I am a new linux user). What I am ...
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How to PXE network boot Ubuntu Server 14.04 using NFS

So far I have a PXE server based on Ubuntu Server 14.04 setup and running, configured to serve a Linux Mint 17 live CD and Ubuntu Server 14.04. The aim is to use NFS to serve install media around the ...
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Password authentication failed for user bucardo

So basically when I tried to proceed with my Bucardo installation (using bucardo_ctl install) with these settings: Current connection settings: 1. Host: localhost 2. Port: 5432 ...
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How to create cascading permissions for FTP user - new files and folders

So I've set up a new Ubuntu server with LAMP stack and I have a ftp user for my client so they can upload files/folders to their website. How can I make cascading permissions so they do not have ...
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mysql -h slow ?? how I can correct this?

I have 3 server .1 database server(mysql as database) and 2 normal server called A and B. from A when I try to connect database using the bellow command,the connection is set within a second mysql ...
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Server crashed but why?

could someone tell me what causes the crash of this kernel panic? This machine (14.04.1) is a virtual machine on my KVM host (14.04.1) See the screenshot My host machine has 32GB of RAM and uses ...
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my browser is downloading .php files instead of loading them [duplicate]

i already have install all the softwares like apache 2, mysql, php5, phpmyadmin, database. but my browser is just downloading .php files instead of loading them, and on loading localhost/phpmyadmin. ...
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I cannot install openssh-server [duplicate]

When I go to install, I get this error: $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server The following packages have unmet dependencies: openssh-server : Recommends: ssh-import-id but it is not going to be ...
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Working with plain vi not vim

I was trying to learn working with vi, the plain 'vi' that ships with most of the operating system, but that 'vi' seems to be missing lot of features. When I tried to excute ":ls", it gave me error ...
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Squidguard is not blocking via browser

I have installed and configured squidguard and squid3 in ubuntu server 12.04. the contents are blocking when i use terminal, but those contents that are blocking via terminal is accessible via ...
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SSHFS tutorial clarification in help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SSHFS describes how to use SSHFS. The description is somewhat ambiguous. I have tried several combinations of the permissions and ownerships of the directories ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 wired network connected but cannot access internet

We had a problem with our server last week (Power supply), After fixing it the server is not getting connected to its static ip anymore. I tried both methods (1) Using Interfaces (2) Using Network ...
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How to setup users, groups, permissions for daemons & services (couchpotato, nzbget, nzbdrone, apache…)

I am still relatively new to linux and while I am starting to get comfortable with a lot of it there are some practical fundamentals that I must be missing because I don't have a clear idea on how to ...
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how to setting up ubuntu pppoe server in 14.04 server

i want to setup a pppoe server on ubuntu 14.04 server. Want to be able to give uncapped accounts and capped account, also want users to be able to view there data usage in there internet explorer. Is ...
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DHCP server won't start. Gives 'Not configured to listen on any interfaces!' even when configured

I have just setup isc-dhcp on my server. I even setup the correct interface. But still the dhcp server won't boot. Its says Not configured to listen on any interfaces! in the syslog. And when I try ...
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KVM Can´t access VM

I have a VM that has one bridged network adapter that uses a public IP. I setup a private network for internal purposes, but after I added a private network adapter to my VM I have no external access ...
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My ssh connecting time is slow. How can I correct this?

My connection was very slow while I was trying connect to a server. ssh -vvv username@server_ip OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
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Installing ubuntu server using Network Console

I have a bit of a weird situation, I have a laptop (an old Macbook 3,1) with a half broken screen. I want to install Ubuntu server on the computer but it turns out to be quite a difficult endeavour. ...
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Should I have any concerns when updating my LAMP-server?

I'm using Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS. I'll be installing lamp server with tasksel, though I don't know much about tasksel other than It Is a synaptic package manager. Though, I won't be changing up the ...