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Ubuntu 15.04 server DNS server - private network (no internet access)

Can anyone assist me in setting up a DNS server inside Ubuntu 15.04 server edition (inside VirtualBox)? This is on a private network in an area with absolutely no internet access, so I need to ...
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Can I dual boot Ubuntu server 14.04 on Macbook Yosemite OS X 10.10.5?

I am learning how to operate Ubuntu Server. I have seen how to dual boot Ubuntu desktop to my Macbook running Yosemite, but is there a difference between that and loading Ubuntu Server?
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Certificate error while using sudo apt-get update

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old machine, and I tried to run sudo apt-get update but it's followed by this error message: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease Ign ...
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Ubuntu Clients Ignore DNS Server on local network

I currently have a dnsmasq DNS server running on my desktop Ubuntu 15.04 installation. I use it to point to local devices on my network. For example, I have a record linking kerberos.dgourd.com to ...
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ufw not working in an lxc container

I've created an LXC container on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 using the default template. I log into it, and run the following: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ufw sudo ufw allow 22 At this ...
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what's the performance impact causing from the large size of Apache's access.log?

I am using Apache. Sometimes it stops working and I have to manually restart it. Why does this happen? What's the performance impact on my application causing from the large size of Apache's ...
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Make terminal look the same for all users

I know that probably his might be a really dumb question, but I don't know exactly what should I google to make this work the way I want. I have a server with Ubuntu 14.04. The idea is that the only ...
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How to connect web blocking system with proxy server [closed]

I would like to create a new system that can block websites, but all my attempts have failed. Here is what I did: 1) i have installed LINUX SUSE 11 on my proxy 2) i have applied LAMP on my server ...
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VNC connection refused

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server running xubuntu desktop and x11vnc as a vnc server. I am connecting to it via VNC from another xubuntu dekstop using xvnc4viewer. The server has a dedicated IP address. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 server update error [duplicate]

why i get on every update this message, and how to resolve this issues. Thank you. W: failed to fetch http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/dists/trusty/release unable to find expected entry ...
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how to reduce cold boot time so that it takes less time to boot? [closed]

currently i am using ubuntu 15.04. But whenever i turn on my lappy it takes too much time. so what to do for fast cold booting so that booting time can reduced?
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Virtual disks not detected on hardware RAID with megaraid_sas drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server. I have an Intel RMS25CB080 hardware RAID controller, which internally has an LSI MegaRAID SAS 2208 controller. I boot off of a software (mdadm) RAID 1 array ...
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phpMyAdmin tried to connect to the MySQL server, and the server rejected the connection XAMPP

Hi i am intend to connect phpMyAdmin, i have install XAMPP but i change the port using this guide Cannot start XAMPP on Ubuntu 11.10 I use this URL to enter phpMyAdmin ...
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Clean, safe way to auto restart (and monitor) daemons/services

At the moment I am using init.d-scripts for starting services like TeamSpeak or MineCraft. Sometimes a server application stops because of some failure or it is auto-stopped, because of some plugin. ...
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Apache2 Latest stable

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS and I want to update my Apache version from 2.4.7 to the latest 2.4.16. do I need to add a different repository? $ sudo apt-get install apache2 Reading package ...
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Two servers(services) on one machine (IP)

I'm wondering, is there any option to run multiple servers or services on one device (Ubuntu server) on one IP? For example I want to install something similar to ActiveDirectory, let's say it will ...
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Run apt-get dist-upgrade from cronjob

I'm using a 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 headless server & I thought I had configured cronjob to automatically download updates by editing the /etc/crontab file & adding this. 0 23 * * 3 root ...
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Can anyone give an old version of Filezilla like as 3.2.0 download link?

I was using the latest version of filezilla on Ubuntu 15.04. But it was unable to connect with the server. In this case i need an older version of filezilla. If anyone know about that then give me the ...
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port forwarding to Arduino device on home network

I have a home server running Kubuntu 14.04. It serves a web page to the outside world and provides internet access to all devices on my home LAN. I have an Arduino device with a web server application ...
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Samba permissions in 14.04

Looked high and low - but not able to get a clear cut answer / leads. I am using 14.04 for file server. There are 4 users connected to this - each with their own pwds. All are shared to one group. ...
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Is it possible to have a unique theme for Vim in Ubuntu Server

I recently started managing my own Ubuntu Server and I'm constantly using Vim to edit my files and I was wondering if it was possible to install a them to use overtime I login to my server? The ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 with adaptec RAID. How do I find my RAID folder in webmin

Ok so probably you'll be laughing at me for such a noob question... I have just set up the above system that I want to administer through webmin. All working fine but can't find RAID directory or ...
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DNS Server (a newbie asking)

I'm a new ubuntu user. I installed webmin to control my website better than command lines and also to not install desktop for perfomance. As I could understand what DNS is, how can I configure my ...
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Why does my SSH connection time out after attempting to use 'scp'?

While connecting to a web server via SSH from my PC, I attempted to transfer some files using scp. The syntax I used was scp user@webserver.com:/home/user/public_html/index.html/ ...
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Ubuntu server “Fixing recursive fault reboot is required”

Running Ubuntu Server 15.04. When I boot up my media server is says Fixing recursive fault reboot is required, after that it says on a screen ending with End Trace 268e5156baf0fc2d. I only wanted to ...
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Invalid Partition Table

I'm Trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 by USB pendrive. After formatting the USB to Fat32, extracting the iso and booting, I get the error "invalid partition table". I know this is similar to the ...
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Is “Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS + LAMP” production-ready? [closed]

Installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS and then: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ Is this configuration production-ready in terms of ...
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Can only access phpmyadmin by visiting ip_address/phpmyadmin. Why does domain_name/phpmyadmin access not work?

I completed installation of phpmyadmin and am now only able to log into web interface by visiting ip_address/phpmyadmin. When I try domain_name/phpmyadmin, the browser prompts me to download a ...
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Which base Ubuntu 14.04 AMI to choose for creating a custom Ubuntu AMI?

There are a bunch of new AMIs created frequently and made available in EC2 by Canonical: Is it encouraged to use these AMIs for creating custom Ubuntu AMIs, or is it recommended to use the official ...
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Intermittent apt-get install issues when creating an AMI using Packer

I am trying to create an AMI based on ami-3b054701 in the ap-southeast-2 region. The Packer config has one simple provisioner: #!/bin/bash -e info() { echo -e "[INFO] $1\n" } exec_cmd() { ...
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Relay Public IP's to remote clients with OpenVPN

Since the last few days I have been attempting different ways of accomplishing one thing that should be relatively simple; I have a Ubuntu VPS on my VMWare infrastructure at the datacenter with a ...
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MySQL Installation Issues on Ubuntu 15.04

Firstly, I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 (Velvet) on my local machine. I recently uninstalled the LAMP stack due to several config issues I was experiencing (especially when I tried working with ...
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apt-get: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6:

cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory This started after rebooting the server (sudo reboot). I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on AWS AMD64 server. Have searched high and low and ...
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Trying to get two websites on one server and ip

Ok I've been looking around for a while and I'm pretty sure I have the virtualhost file configured properly. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example.com Redirect permanent http://www.example.com/ ...
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How to set up NameVirtualHost

I'm trying to run seperate websites from one ip address. I've got the connection coming through a router that has port forwards to an apache2 server. I need to set up a NameVirtualHost system so ...
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Can Rsync get incremental on files it hasn't touched yet?

I have an Ubuntu server which acts as a file server for a few Windows clients, using Samba. This server mirrors a couple of large directories to a support server using rsync. I need to replace the ...
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All outgoing connections blocked

I have a Minecraft server in development on an old PC running Ubuntu (14.04LTS) It's hosting a site as well for that same reason. All was good until it stopped accepting logins. It shows this to the ...
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How to run two XMPP clients and exchange messages on the same machine

I'm new to XMPP stuff and try to get my hands dirty. This is what I've done by now: Installed ejabberd Created two accounts user1@localhost and user2@localhost Installed Psi plus client Installed ...
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How can I start lightdm / server X?

I installed yesterday new drivers from NVIDIA in my Ubuntu 14.04. I had to stop server X so I used the "famous" sudo service lightdm stop Today I updated my system and it seems like lightdm is off. ...
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Change Ubuntu Server 14.04 Screen Resolution

Is anyone willing to assist me in changing the screen resolution of my Ubuntu Server. I'm running virtualbox (ubuntu server guest) on a Windows 10 host. I've checked every link I could possibly find ...
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No network with HP ProLiant DL380 G5

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with my ProLiant. Here's the problem: During installation, when it goes to configure the network, it detects my five network ports and the type of hardware for them just ...
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My SSH between laptop and server works in localhost, but not remote

I know that this is a common issue, and ive seen alot of posts about it and read alot, but i think alot of the articles and guides assume that the remote connection will work just as easy as the ...
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APT complaining about no space left on device, although there is plenty

I'm having an issue with an Ubuntu server. It currently is not happy with APT for some reason and is giving me the following error: SystemError: E:Could not open file /var/cache/apt/srcpkgcache.bin - ...
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How to deal with mixed permissions while using rsync?

I have a directory which I wish to duplicate on a remote server using rsync. Incidentally, these files are put in the synced directory by use of a Samba share, from Windows clients. I've created a ...
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Suddenly remote NFS folders will not auto-mount when booting up

I have a headless server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with all latest updates. It is sharing a number of folders using NFS. Contents of may /etc/exports file: # add folders we want to share ...
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Why can I ssh into my server after I physically restart it, but not after I reboot via ssh?

I have a computer in my living room that I built myself to use as an ssh server to run various programs on as a fun project. I put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on there, and then used Google to figure out how ...
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Ubuntu Server Blocks all the incoming connections

I have setup my VM ubuntu server and real machine ubuntu server. However, they seems like blocking all the incoming connection, I can install the programs fine, which proofs it isn't network problem. ...
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Slow server with normal resource usage

My server is almost dead. I have following configurations: nginx - updated settings to avoid slow-loris. limited requests per client, limit connections per ip UFW - closed all the ports except ssh ...
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2 Domains 1 Server

I have been searching for days and I don't know exactly what I am looking for. Basically below is what I am trying to do: I have 2 domains that I want to link to separate folders inside my Ubuntu ...
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dependency problem mysql-server

I upgrade my server time to time with apt-get update then apt-get upgrade and dont use anything else. but these days I have a problem with mysql-server. apt-get cannot upgrade anything else, it break ...