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SSH “Connection Refused” when trying to access from the outside over a No-IP dynamic dns hostname

I am running a server at my house with SSH enabled on it, and I have given it a static IP of 192.168.0.212, and set up the dynamic update client to keep the No-IP dynamic DNS updated. When I am on my ...
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Failure to access mysql db using the Hostname of the Remote Database server

Hostname of the Remote Db server is db-20.srv.saj.co.ug and IP 192.168.2.1. Hostname of Accessing Server is Mail-20.srv.saj.co.ug and IP 192.168.2.3 Ping from Mail-20.srv.saj.co.ug to the Remote is ...
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PostFix: enable mail account on Ubuntu 14.04

I got a mail@example.com address registered in many platforms and need to receive mail to this. I moved all my addresses in my PostFix server on Ubuntu 14.04 running at AWS instance and I can't use ...
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Installing new network driver ubuntu server 14.10

Ok first of all I was trying to connect my server to my router and set up my apache2 server so my server could be viewable online. But in my attempts to connect, I found that I have no eth0 ...
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How to install openstack autopilot without JUJU & MAAS

I want to install the Openstack in a single node (one server) using the Ubuntu Autopilot , but I don't want install the JUJU and MAAS. Yes, I try the command in the link above: $ sudo apt-add-...
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How to setup DHCP relay in ubuntu?

I am new in Linux, so please ignore if my question is silly. I am setting up 4 machines. Two machines are the servers and two are client computers for testing purposes. I am using my Ubuntu machine as ...
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How to fix dangling symlink error

I am trying to install transmission on my ubuntu 14.04 server and I am unsure whether to skip this part or not. I am trying to give permissions to a folder with sudo chmod -R 770 /etc/transmission-...
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Problem connecting to my Samba server on ubuntu from my windows computer

I'm doing a school project where i have to set up a basic samba server on linux to share files between 2 computers (i only need to show it working), one computer is a laptop running linux on a virtual ...
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Unable to nslookup deployed nodes on maas server

In the path toward establishment of an Openstack cloud I've already reach to the point that I must install juju and opensatck but the problem is a deployed node does not have access to the internet (...
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is it possible to setup gui for ubuntu-16.04 on a digital ocean droplet? [closed]

is it possible to setup gui for ubuntu-16.04 on a digital ocean droplet? Secondly is it worth it, i mean is it slow to work on or does it have any security issues ?
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How do you install avconv on Ubuntu Server 13.04?

I've searched and searched, but I can't find anything, besides compiling it, which gives me an error about ASM.
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Mysql Workbench on 14.04 with mysqlserver 5.6

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 I was running mysql server 5.5 and mysql workbench. and the world was full of joy. but one day i wanted to run mysql server 5.6 to support a new functionality. I went ahead ...
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How do I rerun Ubuntu Software Selection after installation is complete

I installed Ubuntu from the minimal CD (mini.iso). During the install, I was presented this feature ("Software Selection"): How do I launch it after install?
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How to setup cgit with apache2 in Ubuntu?

I have tried to configure cgit with apache2 for many times but all failed. Here are my configurations: apache2 conf: <VirtualHost *80:> DocumentRoot /var/www/htdocs/cgit ScriptAlias /...
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Apache2 “configtest failed” (error line 216, 5, 62)

Starting web server apache2 The apache2 configtest failed. Output of config test was: apache2: Syntax error on **line 216** of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on **line 5** of /etc/...
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service command fails silently

I am on Ubuntu Server 14.04 and I followed the instructions here to setup Apache ActiveMQ (5.13.3). However since activemq was not starting on boot I issued the command sudo update-rc.d activemq ...
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Creating Owncloud 9.0.2 Server on Ubuntu Server Version 14.04.4

Okay so First of all I'm really not familiar with Ubuntu or Linux at all I was a Windows user all my life but I heard from everywhere that the best way to set up a reliable server is to do it with ...
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Ubuntu server 16.04 won't boot after installation, Fail to start LXD

I am new to Ubuntu. Just installed Ubuntu server 16.04 onto Dell R730 server yesterday. The first time reboot was okay. But the server refused to boot today. The error message was: Failed to start LXD....
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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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Nginx installation error in Ubuntu 16.04

:~$ sudo apt-get remove nginx* && sudo apt-get install nginx-full* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done After this operation, 5,579 kB of ...
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Setting up a standalone NTP server on Ubuntu

I want to setup a standalone NTP server on Ubuntu. The problem is all the tutorials i see on the internet are about how to make the server to synchronize with another time server on the internet and ...
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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OpenVPN Connection No Outgoing

I am trying to connect to a VPN from Ubuntu 16.04 server edition (no GUI). I use the downloaded configuration and connect with sudo openvpn - - config path/to/.ovpn This seems to work fine, no ...
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How do I get my Ubuntu web server to host on the internet?

As far as I know this isn't a duplicate, but I may be wrong. Anyways, my Ubuntu server is running a NodeJS Application and it seems to run fine. I just put in the local ipv4 address in the browser ...
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Permission problem with SFTP in FileZilla

Recently, we installed Ubuntu Server on our servers this is very new for us. However, we tried to setup a apache2 server which did work. But the problem is that we can't configure apache and other ...
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Cannot access phpmyadmin on xampp on 16.04 LTS

Every time I try to access phpmyadmin on my XAMPP I get this message: Error during session start; please check your PHP and/or webserver log file and configure your PHP installation properly. Also ...
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How to synch time between ubuntu laptops in a local network

I'd like to synch time on all my laptops inside my local network which use a router but it has no access to public internet so I can't use remote time servers. I would like to use a laptop to act ...
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Can't connect to L2TP server

I'M trying to connect to my L2TP server from Android, I can't. The tutorial I followed is here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/L2TPServer root@lamp:~# ipsec verify Checking your system to see if ...
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How do you restart Apache?

I switched from SLES to Ubuntu and now I want to restart my local server. In SLES I used : rcapache2 restart but this somehow seems not to work in Ubuntu. :( How do i restart my Apache?
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How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

Trying to run a Ubuntu server for the first time... But everything is in a terminal. Is there a way to switch to a GUI? Also, the server doesn't have direct access to the internet... So, is there a ...
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UFW doesn't do anything

I have an Intel nuc running Ubuntu Server with UFW enabled and im trying to block port 8112 however i can still reach it from outside my network. I have tried the following sudo ufw reset sudo ufw ...
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./configure: C compiler cc is not found

I am currently trying to compile nginx from source with the RTMP module on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. Everything is ready and in place, but I can't compile. I get the following error: ./configure: ...
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Could not find driver error

When I try to run index.php using this command - php -S localhost:8080 I get "could not find driver" error. But php files not using mysql runs correctly. What may be the issue and how do I fix ...
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Domain controller IP address change

Sorry if my question sounds obvious, but I'm getting started here. I wanted to change my recently configured Domain Controller's static IP on Ubuntu 14.04.4, Samba 4.4.4 since I experienced some ...
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Failed to start Deluged and deluge - Service hold-off time over

I'm trying to install deluge as server on ubuntu 16.04 server. I'm looking at this guide, but deluged and deluge-webui services are not running Jun 17 11:53:32 Quel-Server systemd[1]: deluge-web....
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Ubuntu 16.04 server random reboots

My Ubuntu server reboots itself at random times. At first I suspected automatic updates, even though that would be strange on a fresh server install. I did make sure it was disabled. I can find ...
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permission denied for root@localhost for ssh connection

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and LAMP on that. Then, I wanted to configure my server, so tried out This tutorial. When I give the command: ssh root@localhost I get : Permission denied, please try ...
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FTP Issues with 553 error: 14.04 on AWS running ISPConfig3

I have installed ISPConfig3 on an AWS server, using a 'Perfect Server' tutorial from HowToForge, and all seems well until I try and create a website. The server works, and a default config exists, but ...
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vsftpd: 530 Login incorrect

I can't get vsfptd working on Ubuntu 12.04. my vsftpd.conf file looks like this, and I try to connect with a local user: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Can't connect to server through SSH after rtcwake reboot

I used crontab to create an rtcwake command to shut my computer down at midnight, and start it up at noon. The problem is, once it turns off, and then on again, I can't connect to the server through ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server to a iSCSI Drive using IBFT

We have to install Ubuntu Server 16.04 on iSCSI Drives and boot from them, because we have no local storage. We have configured the iSCSI capable Network Controllers to log in into the iSCSI Target ...
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How to connect (FTP) to remote server via my Ubuntu VPS

My problem is quite specific: I need to connect (FTP) to a client's server from my PC (Ubuntu 16.10) but my PC has dynamic IP and the client's server has IP filtering on. I have my own VPS (Ubuntu 16....
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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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Connect virtual machine (Ubuntu 16.04) to Internet on a Hyper - V (version: 6)

I have the next issue: I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a hyper-v server 2008, this server is in a V-LAN that uses static IP as in the other virtual Windows servers that i have in this Hyper-v Server Host. ...
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Default permission of `/var/www` folder in Ubuntu

I have just hosted my website on Ubuntu Server. It is working fine, but all files are publicly accessible. like hitting url mywebsite.com/uploads/ giving the list of all files. mywebsite.com/...
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How Should I Be Accessing My Server? [duplicate]

I'm really new to the whole Ubuntu thing, I've been and still am a windows user, for my windows server I would just use RDC (remote desktop connection) and be done with it, as in apps are still ...
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Using EasyDNS on a dedicated server - stuck

I recently built a dedicated server with Ubuntu 16.04 and the only thing left to do is set the DNS/Nameservers on it to start hosting other domains on it. I'm getting really confused about what to do ...
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Still apache page running after configuring nginx?

I have done all the below steps still apache page is running on localhost:8000 : It is because by default Apache and nginx are listening to the same port number (:80) Reconfigure nginx to listen on ...