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Ubuntu 14 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my .xsession-errors ...
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GRUB Bootloader not loading with Software RAID1 on Fresh 14.04 Server Install

I've looked at all of the forums, and tried doing multiple fresh installs and continue getting the error "Unable to install GRUB in /dev/mdx - This is a fatal error" My current setup is 2 2T drives, ...
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Why can't I upload files to SFTP home folder?

I configured SFTP using the guide “Remote Access over SFTP on Ubuntu 14.04”, but I’m confused by the directory structure. Why should I create another folder inside the home directory for upload? “How ...
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Ubuntu SSH Server freezes client after password over internet

I can log in to my Ubuntu server via SSH from anywhere in my local network, but I cannot from the internet. When I attempt to, It requests my username, displays the banner, and prompts for the ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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How to repack imagemagick? [closed]

Help me! How to repack imagemagick(64bit) in imagemagick(32bit) on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 64bit?
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Juju misconfigures neutron setup ?! Cannot connect to instances

Setup is as follows, workstation <-> Maas server <-> 3 VM's - Instances Maas Server and the VM's are deployed in vSphere. The Maas server's eth1 has 10.4.x.x which is acting as DHCP manager ...
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Cannot Keep Ubuntu Server running on a laptop despite workarounds

I have ubuntu 14.04.01 server. I have edited /etc/systemd/logind.conf and changed to HandleLidSwitch=ignore saved file then executed sudo restart systemd-logind I even rebooted the computer I ...
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How do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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Why is my /etc/network/interfaces not connecting to my WPA wireless network?

I have two identical desktops running Ubuntu server 14.04. During the install process I only selected Ubuntu server, no other packages. Desktop #1) This was my first linux build, and so fumbled ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8?

Which settings at the HP software are necessary to make a bootable Ubuntu-server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 with 1 hard disk drive 1 of 4 slots? I installed several times Ubuntu from a USB drive ...
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ufw rules don't block deluge

I'm trying to keep deluged on my headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 from functioning when the server isn't connected to a VPN (I know many threads exist discussing the best way to accomplish that; I'm not ...
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Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path

Im trying to boot ubuntu 14.10-server-i386 in a pendrive. But im getting this error when boot from pendrive. Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path What does it mean? How to ...
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Create files in folders created by other users

I would really appreciate any help you guys can give me with the problem im having. First of all, im pretty comfortable with command line but by no means an linux expert so I would appreciate some ...
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How do I show active dhcp leases

Not experiened with Ubuntu. Set up a dhcp server about a year ago but don't remember the command to see the active leases.
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apache2 doesn't start at bootup

first a short description of our environment: 1x Ubuntu 14.04 Serveredition 1x USB-Dongle for our barcode scangun 1x USB-Keyboard 1x VGA-Monitor Apache2, mysql, php5.x installed and configured ...
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Multiple messages to recipient_bcc_maps and sender_bcc_maps with Postfix while using amavis

I have a problem to configure my postfix. My aim is to have a mail-server which filters spam and virus mails by using Spamassasin and ClamAV via amavis. Furthermore i want to archive a copy of each ...
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Apache eating up 2GB of RAM

I have a 1GB VPS server running 12.0.4 ubuntu. Everything works just fine, most of time my RAM usage shows around 700 MB. However every week or so at random time Server goes out of memory and crashes. ...
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'Unable to set password for the MySQL “root” user' on a Openvz VPS

I'm trying to install mysql server on my Openvz based VPS running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit and i keep getting this error at the install. I tried multiple times and i also re installed the os with no change ...
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Error to install svn on ubuntu 14.04

$ sudo apt-get install subversion apache2 libapache2-svn apache2-utils * udev requires hotplug support, not started ... fail! E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) How to solve ...
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Apache does nothing. No output from: service apache2 status

I reinstalled Apache 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 14, and it not only does not serve web pages, it does nothing at all. My browser says: Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost.tmc.com ...
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Can Using Git over SSH be distinguished from normal SSH traffic?

So, I set up my iptables configuration so that repeated attempts to SSH into my private server cause a blacklist. # iptables -N SSH # iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ssh -m conntrack --ctstate NEW ...
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Where is the dc=example,dc=com ldap dit?

I am following the server guide for ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am trying to setup ldap but I have a problem. There is supposed to be a dit named dc=example,dc=com but when I type ldapsearch -x -LLL -H ...
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Switching between giu and cli on 14.04 server

I have a 14.04 test server I am running in vmware. I installed a gui (sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop) that a starts by typing startx. Now I am wondering how to switch back ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 Static IP breaks internet [closed]

I'm trying to setup Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with a static IP via /etc/network/interfaces When the entry is auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp I get an IP 10.10.10.228 from my DHCP server and I can ping ...
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What Can Be Done To Secure Ubuntu Server?

I have a project to secure Ubuntu Server as much as I can. The server is a web hosting server. The server will be running LAMP , Mail , and DNS.
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how can I redirect all mails of my smtp server on only one adress mail (using roundcube)?

I have install postfix/courrier to send and recieve mails. I use roundcube like webmail to watch it. I have configure postfix with mysql DB, and create "contact@mydomain.com" adress. There is ...
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Listed folder cannot be deleted

I have a server with an app on it which uses themes (mollify) however after looking at the website this morning no CSS was being displayed so I had a look at the themes as my first port of call. What ...
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Ajenti vs Webmin. What is the best for my ubuntu 13.04 server [closed]

Hi recently I setup ubuntu server 13.04 in vmware workstation. Then I install LAMP. Now I want to install any control panel. So I can't decide which one will favour me. Ajenti or webmin? I don't use ...
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How to set a personalized port as default in Apache?

My website work only if I run: domain.com:44400 How to set port 44400 as the default in Apache? I need have access by domain.com not domain.com:44400
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PXE booting ubuntu into a ramdisk

I currently have a small PXE server running and it works fine. The only issue is that the clients seem to be running their OS from the server itself. Eventually this will become a server supporting ...
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403 Forbidden message with Apache www directory inside of home

On my Ubuntu server, I've changed my /var/www directory to a subfolder inside of my home directory, and I'm now getting 403 "Forbidden" errors in my browser. I've read through a lot of similar ...
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What server control panels are available for Ubuntu Server?

As a dedicated Ubuntu server or as a VPS, I am looking for a web control panel, something like cPanel which is something like a web administrator for a server. I have not used any on Linux since I do ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Resolve Hostname

I have a small dedi server on which I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I access it via x2go since I have a desktop installed. All worked fine until 2 days ago when, after a reboot, I lost any Internet ...
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14.10 Windows home network connection keeps asking for password

I have a home network on a HP Media Smart Server with Windows Home Server OS and a HTPC with Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is working great with the exception that I cannot access my home network. When I ...
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localhost 500 internal server

Yesterday localhost is still work, but this morning localhost is down with 500 internal server error. Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was ...
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Ububtu Server 14 with Cups LPD/LPR support

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Lamp, Samba and Cups installed by server media installation. I would like to also set this up as a print server with cups and lpd/lpr support. I have a similar setup in ...
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How to setup Ubuntu router with 2 WAN interfaces

I have an ubuntu router with Ubuntu server 14.04 installed. Physical network interfaces are: eth0 - local LAN eth3 - WAN (internet) wlan2 - local wireless LAN (AP) This is my ...
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Is it possible to access an Ubuntu server on multiple networks?

I hope someone can help. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS running in VirtualBox, running as a web server on my laptop. I take my laptop between home and work, so the network configurations are ...
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Apache 2 virtual host pointing to index.html

I tried to create a virtual host whitecrm.local by the following procedure: First I created host using sudo vim /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1 whitecrm.local Created a file ...
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Crontab weird extensin error Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php5/20121212/peacjson.so'

I am wanting to find out how I might get to the bottom of a repetitive error that is being e-mailed to me every 9 and 39 minutes past the hour: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic ...
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NFS Mount fails on startup

I have multiple Ubuntu servers, recently I've installed a few 11.04 servers (and 1 desktop) and I've just found that upon rebooting the nfs mounts will not mount. I've tried upgrading nfs-common to ...
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share home directory by samba in ubuntu

I have installed samba on my Ubuntu server. I do changes on smb.config and I can connect from my windows to the share file which I create in a path /srv/samba/share with using [share] part and ...
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howto install Joomla 2.5 on root on ubuntu server 12.04

Can you please do show me how to install joomla on /var/www/ (root) folder I don't want /var/www/joomla and I think I am stuck with how to create permission and too afraid to make writable to public. ...
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/var/www owner for apache2 and ftp access

I've got apache2 running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old laptop. It's on my local network to act as a webserver to help me learn PHP (and linux). The default owner for the /var/www folder (where ...
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How to setup TighVNC reverse connection through SSH Tunnel between two PCes over the Internet?

How can I get the most secure and simplest way to setup a secure reverse connection with TightVNC (or ...) from PC1 to PC2 over the Internet with these specifications? PC1: VNC_Client(Admin, Viewer): ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.4 LTS Server connectivity Issue with windows clients

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.4LTS and Samba File Server few weeks back. All my clients are on windows 7. Since then I have been having intermittent problems as mentioned below. 1. clients ...
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x11vnc server - creating multiple zombie processes - how do I stop it?

Recently started using x11vnc server on Ubuntu (10.04) for remote access over internet from win$ PC using SSL/SSH vnc viewer. Thought I had it config'd ok then noticed many zombie processes for ...
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different password for root priviledge

currently I'm actually having a security concern regarding acquiring root privilege on my server. Current situation: I login using SSH to my server and I use my user account for this, this user ...
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How to connect 2 virtual machines over same network in vmware

I want to create a cloud using openstack and I am using 2 node network configuration. I had created ubuntu 12.04 server which runs on my host (windows 8) by using vmware. I have 2 vmachines of ubuntu ...