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How to completely remove virtual packages?

It turns out that removing a virtual package with apt-get only remove the package itself, leaving behind the real packages that were installed by it So how do you remove a virtual package, along ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Client doesn't create xrdp desktop?

We've been having a bit of an issue, and saying that it's a bit of an issue is an understatement. Our client (Ubuntu 15.04, specs linked) has these installed, and in this order: Ubuntu-desktop ...
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tightvncserver on ubuntu 12.04 server with ubuntu-desktop installed no unity

The tight vnc server is running but unity does not get loaded. I changed the xstartup to: unset SESSION_MANAGER . /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup [ ...
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Install script as service running under speciffied user

I would like to install services into init.d folder in most standard way. Suppose I have script which should be run under specific user and starts the service (tomcat8 good example) ...
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Netcat socket programming [closed]

I am facing some issues to solve a problem. A server program is giving 4 random unsigned integer numbers everytime I connect to it. My job is to add the 4 numbers and send back the sum. But the time ...
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How can I make the xubuntu-desktop optional?

I installed xubuntu-desktop on my Ubuntu Server. And it became default to Xubuntu Desktop. How can I make it back to console boot and manually start xubuntu desktop in console?
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Ubuntu desktop will not start with startx

My system SSD crashed and burned (literally) and I've replaced it. I've been able to make a new install of 14.04 server and then installed the stripped down ubuntu-desktop. Before the crash I had a ...
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utorrent server, libssl.so.1.0.0: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

got problem to launch uTorrent server: # utserver -settingspath /opt/utorrent-server-alpha-v3_3/ utserver: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 # ldd ...
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Samba shares grant access to all users: permissions not working

I'm using Samba to create protected shares on Ubuntu Server that should be accessible by Windows computers. It does prompt me for a user name & password but one login grants access to all files, ...
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Need to configure backup webserver

I configure ubuntu web server with apache and its run php application with mysql database. now i need to config another server. because master server down another server must be provide application. ...
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Questions about installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 server

I've got some question during the installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2 server. if I choose catalan as the language, when the installation finishes, the screen becames black and there is nothing to do. Is ...
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setting up subdomain on ubuntu server

OK so I have been trying to do this on and off for the past month. I have a server at mysite.no-ip.org. Everything is working fine and I have a blog and owncloud that I access writing ...
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disk is full, but cannot find big files or folders

Ubuntu server shows me that I use allmost all disk: Usage of /: 95.5% of 118.12GB And I try to find big folders and files, run ncdu: ncdu 1.8 ~ Use the arrow keys to navigate, press ? for help ...
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problem with configure network on ubuntu server using drac

I have installed Ubuntu 14 server on my server using DRAC of dell. I have got all the info from my server company like: IP Addresses, Gateway, Netmask and so on. I have tried to configure the network ...
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Port 3306 appears to be closed on my Ubuntu server

I have two VPS servers, and both have MySQL installed, one for testing and one for development. One of my servers won't let me connect from outside. With the user; 'mytestuser'@'%' According ...
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fatal: does not appear to be a git repository

I set up a empty git repo on my production server with git init --bare From my local machine i added the repo as a remote: git remote add origin ssh://user@example.com/~/git/example.com If i ...
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How to port forward to Transmission behind VPN?

I'm trying to set up the transmission web GUI to run, but I don't know how (or even if I need) to port forward from behind my VPN. I've got the port set to 9091, but that's only on my local host ...
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Cannot remote desktop from Ubuntu 15.04 to 14.04 lts

I am able to ssh into my other PC but I am not able to use Remmina to do RDP or VNC. My other PC has VNC server installed and I turned it on before trying to connect but its not working. Am I typing ...
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What is the difference between Desktop and Server? [duplicate]

Hi I have been using Ubuntu 8 and Ubuntu 15 for about a month now. I wanted to know what is the point of getting a server edition. What does it mean? Thanks for the answers, Yo and yes there is to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to network on Mustang board

I asked this question earlier this month, and have tried using both DHCP and a static IP address on the system, but it still can't connect to any other network port, so something is either wrong with ...
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Iptables HTTP not working on computer

By default I have an implicit deny so I used these two commands to try to enable http on ip address 10.1.10.201 but I cannot access any websites. sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -s 10.1.10.201 --dport ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 15.04 Installing openssh-server : missing dependencies

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 15.04 in a VM. I chose this version as opposed to using the Server image just to have a pretty GUI to click. Upon checking, there isn't an SSH server installed ...
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Firewall rules not working for network

I have configured my ubuntu server to be a router and firewall. It has dhcp functionalities and it gives ip addresses to my other two computers. There is an implicit deny in the network. However the ...
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Apache Httpd backed by both Tomcat and PHP

After a bit of googling it turned out that this topic is not well described hence asking about it here. What I have already: well setup & working system where: Apache Tomcat with main ...
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How to mount and use volumes in Ubuntu Server that had been encrypted with Ubuntu Desktop?

I have encrypted all my external disks with the default Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 encryption and I have been sharing them to my home network for a long time without an issue. Recently I decided to go with ...
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Cannot 'Ping' my server from client in PPTP VPN?

Recently i set up a server and a client using PPTP VPN . I can connect to the server,but cannot do anything else. I cannot Ping,SSH to the server from client and vice versa. For setting Iptables for ...
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php files connected with mysql server not working

I started a php project in netbeans and connected it with a database in localhost/phpmyadmin. But on running it gives this error on browser.. Why does this happen? How to avoid it? Here are the ...
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Ubuntu server router network connections

Is it possible to make the ubuntu router part of the network connections so my device can connect to it and the ubuntu router can assign an ip address via dhcp. I have already configured my ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Server Controlling Windows 7/8/8.1/10 Clients

I am very new to server administration. Can Ubuntu Server be installed onto a former Windows Server and control Windows 7 and up clients? Mainly to keep people from installing software on the ...
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PHP and ffmpeg on Ubuntu

I have ffmpeg installed on Ubuntu Server and I'm running PHP from another webserver sending commands to the Ubuntu Server. $ff = '/usr/bin/ffmpeg -i '.$file.' -vcodec libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p ...
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“Localhost” and “127.0.0.1” come back with server error but Apache “it works!” page displays on another ip

I am so new to all this, so please be gentle with me. I am running Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox on a Windows 8 machine so I can install Omeka and build content prior to finding a hosted solution. I ...
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Is using Ubuntu Minimal any different from Server?

I am wondering if there is any difference between the installation methods of Ubuntu minimal and server.
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How to write client to server app for Ubuntu? [closed]

I have a question, when I was working on windows, I write Client to Server Chat program by tutorial, but the I add many functions that was very usable. I am going to write user friendly app for Linux ...
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How can I make a specific set of iptables rules permanent?

Is there a "best practice" or standard to make a few iptables rules permanent? I mean: automatically applied upon a system reboot? I am using a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). Thank ...
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is there frame server software for ubuntu(linux)?

I use Adobe Premier for editing videos on some client PCs and I want to render my videos on an ubuntu server by ffmpeg commands.In the words instead of rendering the Premier project by it's own ...
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Clean install of Apache but can't access it via lan client

I've been fighting this issue for a couple days now and am at whits end, so any help would be great. I have several computers in the office. One is now a Ubuntu Server that I'm setting up for a ...
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Fastest way to copy lots of data

I have to copy a lot of files (60000+) between two servers, which is approx 5TB of data. I've tried mounting the backup server as a folder, and copying the files that way, but I couldn't get the ...
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PXE install Ubuntu Server using NFS

I have Ubuntu 15.04 Live booting from PXE using NFS. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 using same combination of pxelinux and NFS. Installer loads but it is not using Local Network NFS, ...
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ISO image for ubuntu server 14.04

I need an ISO image for ubuntu server 14.04 but apparently all the download links for it have been removed already. I tried looking everywhere for one but I can only find 14.04.1 and 14.04.2. Does ...
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Automatic Ubuntu server installation not working - error with booting from usb drive

I am working on automatic Ubuntu installation iso file. I followed the guide shown here: https://pricklytech.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/ubuntu-server-unattended-installation-custom-cd/ The iso file ...
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How to run php files in ubuntu?

I installed apache2, php5 and mysql. http://localhost/ url in browser shows it works. I saved a php file in /var/www/ as testphp.php. Code in the file is.. <?php phpinfo(); ?> Now on entering ...
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Showing pictures or playing a video at Display Board by uploading data from a system connected to Internet

I am new to UBUNTU. I have a Hardware Display module operating at some location or at site, which is connected to internet. I need to upload the video or set of images files to the Hardware from my ...
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Ubuntu update manager

I was downloading updates on update manager. It said I needed to get things to support this operation and should get a terminal and put in apt-get install -f I am not very good on a computer and ...
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How to open ports?

I recently installed a firewall called "firewall-applet" and now I can't share my internet through ethernet cord I tried all of these with no success sudo apt-get --purge remove firewall-applet ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 OpenStack Pre-Installed

Hello the release notes for Ubuntu server 14.04 say that: "Ubuntu 14.04 LTS includes the OpenStack 2014.1 (Icehouse) release of the following projects in Ubuntu main" I installed the server but ...
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No hardware events in perf list on PC w/ Intel Core i7-4770 CPU running Ubuntu Server?

I have dell desktop with Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.4GHz CPU. There, I have installed Ubuntu server 15.04. Afterwards I have install linux-tools-generic and linux-tools-common to install perf tools. ...
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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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vsftpd - GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

How can I fix this error when I try connecting to the ftp server on filezila: GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received. And this error on sublime ftpsync plugin: ssl.SSLError: [SSL: ...
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Ubuntu UFW extending to whole network

UFW only allows the firewall to work within where it is installed. I was wondering if I made my ubuntu a wireless access point and other computer start connecting to it will UFW work for the other ...
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Postgres server start fails - WANTED: netstat -ant|grep 5432 output explanation

INFO: I'm working on a Ruby on Rails app. Hosting on Heroku with postgres. Tried running "heroku run rake db:migrate" as usual, but getting error "cannot connect,... check if something else is already ...