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Why am I getting permission denied (error 3) in WinSCP when I'm the only user and it's my home server?

I just setup a Linux home server using this guide http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/ and I am now trying to write to my /var/www/html folder because I want to make a website. I forwarded port 80 and ...
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“Network error: Connection refused” in Putty when I'm trying to connect to my remote home Ubuntu server

I just set up a linux home server using http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/. I can connect to it from my desktop PC at home via putty using a local ip like 192.168.1.2 (just an example ip), but I want to ...
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Backup a remote server with Clonezilla

I've got a Virtual Private Server and I would rather make a backup. The fact is I got the cheapest VPS and it comes without any backup feature. So I wondered if it were possible to use CloneZilla to ...
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startx xinit white box [closed]

I just recently installed xinit using sudo apt-get install xinit but when I type startx I get a white box in my top left corner with my bryan@ubuntu10:~$ Please help
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Sendmail down on Ubuntu 12.04, SSL problem?

I posted this on askubuntu.com yesterday but haven't gotten any responses. We run a production Ubuntu server that serves thousands of people per day. Sendmail is currently not working on this server. ...
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i-frame not displaying https [closed]

I created a page with an iframe which runs on localhost and configured it to run on http://localhost as well as https://localhost. When I put a http website address in the html code of the page in the ...
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apache2 and bugzilla help

I have a problem with the bugzilla and restarting apache2. When i try to reload apache2 it says: The apache2 configtest failed. Not doing anything. Output of config test was: AH00526: Syntax error ...
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changing apache server to https

I am a naive in programming. I am trying to create a webpage with an i-frame. My i-frame wasn't running https sites as my localhost was running on http, so in attempt to change my localhost server to ...
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“403 Forbidden” error Apache Ubuntu

I've just started experimenting with Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. I have three folders named www_wordpress, www_joomla, www_drupal, each of which containing the necessary files in a subfolder. The ...
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Server keeps asking for password after I've copied my SSH Public Key to authorized_keys

I have an Ubuntu Server, running in a Cloud. I created a user (git). In the folder /home/git, I have created the .ssh/ dir, and the authorized_keys file. But, when I put my SSH Public Key in the ...
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How do I map a mouse's scroll wheel to up and down array keys in Ubuntu Server?

I'd like to scroll through previous commands or scroll through a text editor with the scroll wheel. I don't know how to do this without starting a full-blown X Window System.
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How to add keyboard shortcuts to Awesome WM

I've installed awesome3 wm on Ubuntu Server 10.04. I managed it to work properly now I could use some keyboard shortcuts to start programs like gmrun, firefox or whatever.
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Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server (WebGUI)

As the title mabey reveal i am looking for a way to Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server and it would be to prefer it have a Webgui. It is only for personal use so one of the most important ...
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date and time is resetting after reboot [closed]

I am running a ubuntu 14.04 and everytime i shut the server down or reboot it then the date and time is resetting? i am updating the date/time with the following commands. sudo date --set "20 ...
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Moving LVM from ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop to ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop configured as below separate file systems / - root /boot - boot LVM - LVM Configured for (/home) Now, I am planning to install Ubuntu Server and then add this existing ...
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Set different domain name on different port

I am new in Ubuntu. I have created my website in node. where I am using different port for different modules. like http://localhost:5555/ this is for admin, http://localhost:5050/ this is for ...
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How do I allow /dev/net/Tun in a LXD managed LXC container?

I am trying to get Openvpn run inside a LXD/LXC container, and redirect traffic coming to the container to the VPN. The purpose is to replace a fully fledged VM that does exactly that (and toy with ...
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Help with messy Nginx install (Trusty 14.04 Server)

I'm a bit of a noob here. I wanna try out nginx, but got some errors when installing: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Switch not detected ubuntu-server

I recently upgraded a server to ubuntu-server-14.04. It's a cluster host with a HP 24-port gigabyte switch connected through eth1 to other node systems. After the upgrade, it doesn't seem to detect ...
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Samba stopped working… wrong interface?

After a few days, my samba installation stopped working: the processes are running, testparm is ok, but seemingly it can't connect to the local interface properly (?). I've scanned forums for hours, ...
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tcp, where to start looking? I can reach server from LAN but get CONNECTION RESET from WAN

I have working websites running under Apache. They are perfectly accessible from the LAN. I also set up part of the server to be accessible from WAN. This worked at first (beginner's luck, no ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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Could not connect to internet on ubuntu (guest on workstation)

I have installed an Ubuntu Server 15.04 on VMware Workstation 10. My host is Windows 8. I have used bridge networking in VMware settings. Now i am not able to ping google.com. The DNS is working fine ...
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how to access mysql in console

I installed mysql alone with xampp and runing all services successfully, but when i try to login to mysql server using mysql-client it gives the following error. user@user-pc:~$ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp ...
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how to create a startup script for minecraft

I own a vps in which I run various servers from. One of those things is a Minecraft server. Recently I also installed a teamspeak server following a tutorial. This server however started up ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Why i can not open my domain who is after router port redirecting [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 server edition and i have installed apache2 with all modules for it so i can run a simple web server. I have really strange problem. I am using router which is giving local ...
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netsniff-ng shows “Cannot set NIC flags”

I’m trying to build a network sniffer for UDP multicast streams using netsniff-ng. I have deployed two linux systems (Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS) on an ESXi one has the sniffer and other has tcpreplay ...
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Tomcat 8 does not start immediately after a reboot

I have Ubuntu server 15.04 with apt-get installed Tomcat 8. After first launch it starts fine and I can see XX.XX.XX.XX:8080, "it works" page. But after service tomcat8 restart I should wait about 10 ...
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How to persist configuration changes accross restart with LXD containers?

I am experimenting with LXD, but I'm stuck with a seamingly simple problem: I can't make my bridge config persistent. The host server has a birdge br0. By default, lxd managed containers will use ...
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VNC only works Intermittently

I've got an ubuntu 14.04 LTS server running with a 3.13.0-52 generic kernel, no attached display. The server is used as an LTSP server for ~300 users and works flawlessly 98% of the time. The one ...
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The simplest way to implement a VPN?

I have a headless machine running Lubuntu that I'm using a file server. I already SSH into it, and use remote desktop from within my local network to do any maintenance I need, either on the desktop ...
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ssh: connect to host HOSTNAME port 22: Connection timed out

I have trouble connecting to a server with ssh from my Lubuntu 14.04 computer, although it can be done from other machines. I can't get to the address online either (others can). Am currently using a ...
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How do I back up my files from my admin account with logging in?

I cannot access my administrative account and I am using Ubuntu version 14.04. So far I am using the guest session account. Is there a way I could copy a file from my administrative account and paste ...
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Strange networking issue with multiple LAN's

I have a router/gateway with multiple NIC's set-up for multiple LAN's. I have provided a brief description of the layout below. LAN1 192.168.15.1 255.255.255.0 I use LAN1 for the local network, no ...
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How does 24/7 support in Ubuntu Advantage work

I would like to achieve shorter downtime this year when dealing with my server issues, considering to buy support for several of my servers in Ubuntu Advantage service, I know I may contact Canonical ...
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How to use DDE(Dynamic data exchange) command in Ubuntu

I want to connect DDE with Ubuntu OS... and how to execute these command in libreOffice with DDE. SP Command: SERVER|TOPIC!ITEM SERVER = sptrader ITEM = sp + Product Code What is the my first step ...
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NTFS drive Permissions on new files/folders with Plex

So as the only user that uses this computer if I add a new folder or file into my external hard drive, the same drive I use for my Plex Media Server, from another computer, device, etc. Does that or ...
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Log In failure with different user accounts

My Ubuntu 14.04 is partitioned with administrator and guest user account. Whenever i log in with the administrator and inputs the correct password, there is a dialogue box which says, "System Program ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - WiFi WPA2 Personal

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server and cannot get wifi configured correctly to work with WPA2 personal and could use some help. There was a simple wizard during install where I selected my SSID ...
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Setting up wireless (WPA2) on ubuntu server 14.04

To start off with, I'm really new to using linux so, if possible, be descriptive in your responses. I really want to learn but don't have a big knowledge-base on the subject. I'm sorry if I missed to ...
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Mysql didn't startup after rebooting

After I rebooted my server, everything started up normally except for "mysql", i tried to start it up manually "/etc/init.d/mysql restart" or with "service mysql restart", it fails In log file it ...
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How do I mirror any VCS unique to Ubuntu?

I'm a student at UWyo researching source code differences. I've been cloning git repositories from distributions conforming to the following: sudo cat /var/lib/apt/lists/* | grep Vcs-Git | awk ...
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How to configure VNC on a remote Ubuntu server?

I am currently in the process of creating a Ubuntu server with Rackspace cloud and I am trying to configure this server for VNC over SSH on my MacBook Air. Here is a summary of what I am trying to ...
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ffmpeg & ffprobe & libfdk-aac on Ubuntu 14.10 server

How to install properly ffmpeg? (not a duplicate as most of the similar answers don't work properly) Normally i compile ffmpeg manually with the following guide ...
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Unable to install ACL

I am unable to install ACL on my Ubuntu 14.10 server (see output). david@server:/mnt/storagedata$ sudo apt-get install acl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Browser is ok but can't direct internet through a shadowsocks server

Ok it seems an easy thing but I just couldn't make it work after lots and lots of searching. I have Ubuntu 14.04. This is config.json file including configurations of my friend's server running ...
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Is it possible to maintain server from account without admin rights?

I am wondering how should I proceed if I want to hire someone to maintain my Ubuntu server. If I give admin rights to his account he may do a lot of damage if he decides to, but if I don't give him ...
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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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Permission denied for *.pem file

I have *.pem and *.ppk file for my server I tried to ssh into it using that. But it showed permission Denied. I took verbose log for that. But I am not able to understand why it said permission ...
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ubuntu PC is not accessible in VNC viewer in android

I have a PC, laptop and an android mobile. I have enabled my PC with WIFI connectivity and I am able to access it remotely in my laptop using Remmina(client). I have ubuntu installed on both my PC and ...