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Share one FireWire connection over the other?

Here's my situation: I have an old video camera that exports over 4-pin FireWire. The problem is that all my cords in the house that have 4-pin FW go to FireWire 400 on the other end - and all the ...
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starting RTMP proxy shiva failed Ubuntu Server

we installed ubuntu server in VMware Esxi 5.1. this is our NEC collaboration server integrated with NEC Univerge 3C.. everything is working fine.. we move this machine to OVF file and move to another ...
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Postfix as relay server. Forward email from one domain to another

I need to relay/forward/whatever all mail from: address3@domain0.com to address3@domain1.com I'm going to set up the MX record for domain0.com to point to postfix. domain1.com is a Google apps ...
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Is it possible to save session in Ubuntu?

Is it possible to save session in Ubuntu? I mean when you switch it on and off or simply restart it and after logging in the screen looks exacly the same as before (with all windows open, and ...
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Getting Ubuntu 12.04.2 to show GUI interface after installing it as a VM in XenServer 6.1

After installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 within as a VM on XenServer 6.1 I only have the command line interface. I have tried running the following commands to install that GUI and it stated that it was ...
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set up mailserver for multiple domains guide for beginner

I am not Linux pro, and after days of trying with tutorials how to set up postfix or other e-mail server I am try to find solution here. In your office we have HP Proliant server with Ubuntu server ...
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Lightweight local mail transfer agent

I'd like to have a very lightweight and easy mail transfer agent on my server. The only purpose of this MTA is to buffer outgoing email messages locally and forward them to ISP's mail servers. What ...
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SVN server only allows commits when run as root

So as of two days ago I had myself a shiny new SVN server. I set it up for WebDAV with no problems. It wasn't until I tried to host multiple projects that I ran into trouble. At first, I had all of ...
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Restrict Samba share permission in subfolder

I am new here and I just setup my first Ubuntu samba server and testing it now... Now I have a question about Samba to ask: We have a situation like this: A share projects for everybody full access ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus How to connect to ssh server?

I am trying to connect to an ssh server via nautilus. I used to be able to use Nautilus "Connect to Server", select "SSH", and then enter the required information, but NONE of that is available ...
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How to mount Ubuntu Server Samba share to ElementryOS [on hold]

I am having problems getting my system set up with eOS. I have a Ubuntu Server set up and I can access the share on my Win8 machine with no issues. However, trying to mount it on my eOS machine has ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 upgrade php version to 5.3.19

i am working on a ubuntu 12.04 server edition as a virtual machine. Basically, I want to upgrade the PHP version to the freshly released 5.3.19, but obviously I have absolutely no clue on how to do ...
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How to transfer MySQL database from Windows to Ubuntu?

I want to transfer my database from WAMP on my local machine to my Ubuntu VPS. Can I just copy the folder of the database from C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.6.12\data to /var/lib/mysql?
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Iptables and bind9 to forward to google's dns

Hello i have a very hard time on getting along with iptables and bind9 as my internal network dns server. It's configured to forward my queries to google's dns (8.8.8.8). The main problem is i can't ...
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Using Home Directory Variable in Config file

I am editing a config file where I need to specify the full path of a file. However rather than using /home/user/blafile I would like to use something similar to ~/blafile where ~ is understood by ...
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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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A newbie question on MaaS

thank you for reading this: Recently I was given a project at my university to install Linux on 3 computers. We created a bootable disc and got to work, following the step-by-step instructions in: ...
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Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
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Run multiple scripts using one script on boot?

I need help. I've tried several methods to get this to work. Basically, I home host a server on my PC, the problem is, I want it to be online when logged in as every user on the computer. It uses ...
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How can I reinstall redmine?

I have a redmine setup. today morning I saw that my redmine folder was empty and I was unable to access redmine, so I tried installing redmine again using: sudo apt-get install redmine I am getting ...
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No display with ubuntu 13.10 server after intsalling ubuntu-desktop

Very first when i bought the system installed xubuntu. it worked good along with everything but had to give up due to battery backup issues. Then i installed ubuntu 13.10 serve. On top of that i also ...
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Root Server - nothing works after Ubuntu 10.04 Update to 12.04

Yesterday i tried to update my root server (Ubuntu 10.04 with Plesk 11.5) with the accepted answer of this treath: ask ubuntu Unfortunately i interrupted the Putty Process :( and insert the same ...
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Why does nfs-kernel-server only pretend to stop?

Background: I had an NFS server, ran fine for years, needed to hard reboot it, and now I cannot get the daemon to stop when it's told to. Also, clients can't mount it any more, but I suspect the ...
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Can't set DNS with Static IP

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I uninstalled DHCP. I set my IP address to 192.168.1.200 and it's working just fine. I can connect to it via my other internet network machines. However, I've tried to ...
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Projects in /var/www folder are not accessible? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and come from Ubuntu 13.04. First check locahost, It's work fine. PhpMyAdmin is also work fine. I look some related problem here. But some similarities with this answer and ...
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Can browse Samba server but can't write to it

So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and ...
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DHCP server with multiple interfaces on ubuntu, destroys default gateway

I use Ubuntu, and I have many interfaces. eth0, which is my internet connection, and it gets its info from a DHCP-server totally outisde of my control. I then have eth1,eth2,eth3 and eth4 which I ...
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Important things to do after installing Ubuntu Server

I just installed Ubuntu Server on a VPS. To configure the server I'm reading the Ubuntu Server Guide. But the Ubuntu Server Guide doesn't tells me everything. E.g. The Ubuntu Server Guide doesn't ...
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Create Jailed Users Using Programing Language

I want to create limited users in my system able to use only few commands. I read this question and jailkit is awesome and do what I want, except one thing creating the users dynamically (via ...
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How to create live backup of hard drive.

I am looking to have a backup copy of my hard drive incase of failure. Ideally I would like this to backup nightly. I want to be able to have 2 HD's installed in the system at the same time and boot ...
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How to update apache-utils 2.2 to 2.4 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I started playing with ubuntu server edition. I'm still extremely new to ubuntu, but I can't seem to figure this problem out. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I need to use htpasswd to generate ...
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sudo reboot shuts down instead of rebooting on a X10SLM-F

I have a server with the motherboard X10SLM-F (Supermicro). I successfully installed Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS on it. The problem I have is that, when I give the command: sudo reboot, the server doesn't ...
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How To Open My WebPage Using External IP In My PC?

I am using UbuntuServer13.10 in my server and Windows7SP1 in my PC and both connected with a DSL modem (Dynamic External IP), So whenever I try to open my server page in my PC using internal IP of ...
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Loss of data after mistake on ubuntu one

I used the service "ubuntu one" so as to save some of my personal data on a cloud. A few weeks ago, I changed my OS deleting all my data from myhard drive. As I tried to restore my data, I selected ...
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Update server php version to 5.4.10 via the command line

Im setting up a vps for the first time from scratch, the host has a one click LAMP installer which took out allot of the leg work, but running phpinfo(); i found im running 5.3.10. So id like to ...
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Apache Hadoop on OpenStack

I have deployed OpenStack(with Sahara) via cloning DevStack. Now I want to deploy Apache Hadoop on OpenStack. I have searched a lot and everywhere I find tutorial same as this ...
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How to configure tftpd-hpa to allow upload of new files?

I have a 52 u rack w/ multiple cisco switches and routers. I also have an ubuntu server w/ kvm installed. I created a vm w/ ubuntu 12.04 installed for use as a tftp server to transport images between ...
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MAAS networking

How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server thus maintaining the MAAS network as a private one? HTTP communication would be on the public ...
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desktop vs server on a physical server [closed]

Do the physical servers support high graphical interfaces ? I ask this question in order to see if installing a Linux desktop instead of a linux server on a physical server won't lead me to low ...
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Changing resolution in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm a linux newbie and I've now tried lots of different ways of doing this, but every single one fails somewhere - usually because they pertain to Ubuntu desktop rather than server and rely on ...
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How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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How can I self-host Ubuntu One?

The Ubuntu One service is closing and being open sourced: Additionally, we continue to believe in the Ubuntu One file services, the quality of the code, and the user experience, so will release ...
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How to disable Postfix SPF from rejecting mail?

I am having an issue with Postfix and SPF that I can't seem to figure out. I have installed SPF for Postfix using the guide on this link (postfix-policyd-spf-perl). However, I don't want Postfix or ...
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Trying to use xRDP and use ports for each user

It's been a suggestion to use port 5912 if you want a user to connect only to that port so that they can return into their session. I've done this to my root user, DELTA, and it worked shortly until ...
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Transfer files from virtualbox ubuntu server /var/www to local ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu virtualbox installed Ubuntu Server. My local machine has Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I need to copy files from the /var/www in the virtualbox Ubuntu Server in to my local machine. (My network ...
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Problems using the start-dfs,sh on hadoop 2.2.0

Im using this tutorial for installing hadoop 2.2.0 http://codesfusion.blogspot.in/2013/10/setup-hadoop-2x-220-on-ubuntu.html I've completed many of the steps successfully but I'm stuck over this ...
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How to use Google Authenticator with OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a working OpenVPN system on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to add Google Authenticator for extra security. This is my current openvpn config: dev tun proto udp port 1096 ca ubuserv04-ca.crt cert ...
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Server possibly compromised

I'm running a host which I think may be compromised. I have noticed a binary called b26 taking up a good portion of our cpu resources at times. I did a quick google search on this and it mentions ...
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How to mount a CD ROM from a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.04.3 server

I am trying to mount the installation CD rom drive using a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.4.3 server to extract additional packages (since I do not have internet active on the server). I plugged the CD ...
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Remote invocation of shell script

There are two systems A and B. I have two shell scripts on A (called as server). B has to call these shell scripts and only if B is authenticated A has to run shell scripts and send the output ...