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Deploy web application to local juju enviroment

I am new to juju. So far i have installed juju and configure in local Ubuntu server. I have web application and i want to deploy this web app into juju server. I read more articles but they said crate ...
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Server Upgrade an 'end-of-life' Server from ISO over SSH

I have read that it is possible to upgrade ubuntu from an ISO image, but would the same be possible from a remote location over SSH? After mounting the ISO, what command would I use to upgrade? I ask ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

I got the Ubuntu server here, but it downloaded as an ISO file, which after opening, I had no idea what to do with. There were no .exe or .msi files in the disk. I did a Google search, but some ...
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Ubuntu Server setup: How to install Ubuntu on one drive and use other drive for file storage?

I've built a computer to use as a home file server. I will be installing Ubuntu Server. I've put a small SSD and two large HDDs in it. I have no prior experience with Ubuntu (desktop or server). I've ...
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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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getting started to ubuntu

I had just downloaded ubuntu 12 now i and also installed but i don't know how to use it. I want to host a complete website (online i.e., viewable in public) working website with php and mysql. ...
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Why my apache service does not work correctly?

I am just a newbie using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In the beginning, I just want to install mcrypt, I followed this solution: cd /etc/php5/mods-available ln -sf ../conf.d/mcrypt.ini . php5enmod mcrypt ...
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Importing my current working website to my ubuntu server [closed]

I am new in ubuntu server so don't know anything how to use. I have my website running online with $PROVIDER, now i want to import my current website to my server.
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Why not work Apache virtual hosts on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was install Apache 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 and it work fine by http://localhost/ address. But when I try to add new virtual host, for example http://bow.loc and restart apache, new address not available ...
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kdump fails to log server crash event

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a machine that is experiencing random crashes under load. The server doesn't restart independently, but it becomes inaccessible via ssh or direct KVM connection. I ...
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Securing shared memory in Ubuntu (Linode VPS) renders it useless. Doesn't boot up

Everytime I setup a new VPS, I secure shared memory by adding the following to /etc/fstab: tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults,noexec,nosuid 0 0 Which works as expected on every host, ...
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Router cannot see the Ubuntu server VirtualBox on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have a Windows 8 os on my computer with a VirtualBox Ubuntu server 14. Windows has access to the Internet and is visible on the router as an attached device 10.0.0.x. The Ubuntu server has access ...
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Permissions error trying to create local web dev environment in home folder [duplicate]

Hi I've been trying to create a local web dev environment in my home folder. My local LAMP is running fine, and I tried this tutorial to develop without the hassle of the permissions in var/www ...
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FTP backup Ubuntu server (help needed!!)

I run a modded minecraft server and want to backup my world folder to my website. I would assume the easiest way to do this is via FTP. if someone could supply my with a script/program that can allow ...
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Could Not Connect: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

I am new to Ubuntu and using Ubuntu Server 14.40 LTS. I am trying to connect my mysql database to show database data on a php file but I am not able to connect it. I am getting error Could Not ...
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Configure second network card/interface

i'm configuring one server (ubuntu 12.04 64bits, with kvm) with 2 card adapters. The first one (eth0) is configured to work with virtual bridge (vbr0) for the DMZ interface. Ho can i condigure the ...
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Encrypting home folder in Ubuntu 12.04 server

How can I encrypt the home folder in Ubuntu 12.04 server on-the-fly? I tried this: root@avo-server:/home/avo# ecryptfs-migrate-home -u avo INFO: Checking disk space, this may take a few moments. ...
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I can't connect to localhost from other computers

I can see the web pages I created in /var/www/html/ by typing localhost in URL bar. A few months ago I could even access those pages by typing my ip address from other computers, but now I am getting ...
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How is /etc/motd updated?

I was wondering how /etc/motd is automatically updated (I'm on Ubuntu 10.04, server edition). I found the update-motd manpage via a web search, but that program is not installed on my machine. The ...
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How do I bring back the initial 'stats page' (message of the day) after an upgrade to 14.04 server?

I've been using Ubuntu Server for quite a while, and I like seeing this when I log on over SSH: Welcome to Ubuntu 13.04 (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) * Documentation: ...
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SFTP server unreachable

I have an SFTP server I set up on Ubuntu. However, when I attempt to access it from CentOS on VirtualBox, I keep getting this: Connecting to 192.168.xxx.xxxx.... ssh: Cannot connect to host ...
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apt-get upgrade fails with “adduser: The user `messagebus' already exists. Exiting.”

Got this today when trying to upgrade the software on my Ubuntu 12.04 Server: # apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, ...
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is there some sort of all-purpose logging tool I can download as a package?

As in, a tool that will give me easy to read logging information all in one convenient place, divvied up into categories. Logs for say, ssh daemon, user logins/logouts and other activity, installed ...
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Routing in computing cluster

I'm trying to set up a computing cluster composed of four nodes. Each node have 2 interfaces p1p1 and p2p1. The first node - head node - should be visible form the outer world. It should route all ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 and 12.04 installation problem

I have used Ubuntu Server 12.04 from an USB-Drive on my NAS for some time but it got damaged so I bought an SSD-drive to replace it. I waited for the Ubuntu 14.04 release and installed that, ...
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DNS_ERROR_BAD_PACKET During Join Ubuntu to Domain

When I'm trying to join Ubuntu client machine to domain server I'm getting this error: Error: DNS_ERROR_BAD_PACKET [code 0x0000251e] A bad packet was received from a DNS server. Potentially the ...
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simple method to install a mail server

I am looking for a simple way to install a mail server on my Ubuntu server. I would like to be able to receive and send emails though a webmail (e.g. roundcube). I have a domain name. The web server ...
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Mail Server Postfix + Dovecot

I'm running mail server on Ubuntu 12.04 and box has Web Server + Mail Server (Postfix + Dovecot). This is Virtual Machine setup on Windows Azure cloud. Problem: I'm unable to send emails outside ...
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Can not apply a static IP address to Virtual PC?

I Installed an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server as a Virual Server using Wmware Workstation 10. Unfortunately when I change the DHCP setting to static. The server is unable connect to our network, it works ...
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Installing Ubuntu GNOME (server) 14.04

I am working in a new company now, and my boss asked me if there is a way of having a server with the same features as Windows without the costs. The server should have Active Directory, DHCP server, ...
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how to create a VPN Server

I need to be able to connect my windows users to my Ubuntu Server through a VPN via Internet so that they can brows the Shared Folder once connected to the Server. I basically have 2 NIC's already ...
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Error installing Ubuntu 14.04 the failing step is select and install software

Installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and encountered the message below all the time. Installation step failed an installation step failed. you can try to run the failing item again from the menu, or skip it ...
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Making Apache secure on Ubuntu 14.04

I am wanting to host a small site at home and have installed Apache etc like this : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tasksel sudo tasksel install lamp-server That all worked and ...
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Deleted initrd and restarted

I deleted intrid linux-image and then I accidently restarted and now whenever I boot the computer it it opens MemTest is there a fix? I have the cd I made still and I have Ubuntu 14.04 Server Im fine ...
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Dependency problems with initramfs-tools please help I'm new at this and lost

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 no GUI, I'm been using just a terminal for the entire time I've had this server installed. I did install webmin. Webmin wanted me to do some updates and while in the ...
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How do I make some TCP ports accessible internal only?

I am running four instances of Tornado app at ports 9000 - 9003. I use Nginx as load balancer at the front. However user can access these ports also, for example mysite:9000 is also accessible. so ...
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Keeping a NAS connection active

I can see the network server, I'm using Nas4Free as my NAS. I can mount/unmount a/the network drive, copying files, moving files create new files etc. Then I would not access the drive for a number of ...
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scp error in ubuntu 12.04

When I'm connecting to server from my local desktop - it is connecting. When I'm using scp over port 22 - have timeout. I'm using following commands to connect via SSH: ssh -p 22 ...
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Filezilla server interface not working with Wine and Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed FileZilla Server (with wine)And am having problems with the "server interface"1. my mac cannot connect to the server using localhost or IP: 127.0.0.1 with the server running2. now ...
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[14.04][kvm] Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Virtio 0.1-81: Becomes slow unexpectedly, CPU 100%

Ubuntu 14.04 Server kvm 1.0.3 Virtio 0.1-81 Windows 2008 R2 SP1 on guest becomes slow unexpectedly. Ubuntu 14.04 Server qemu-kvm 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1. amd64 libvirt-bin 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1 Linux ...
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RAID10 write speed decreased to normal SSD speed after rebuilding the array

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Software Raid10: 4x120Gb Intel 530 SSDs Server: HP ProLiant DL160 G6 FS: md0: ext4/ md1:swap Test is made on fresh new install, before making any change to some package or ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to L2TP VPN

I am trying to connect to a VPN from my ubuntu 14.04LTS server. This is a fresh install. I cant seem to find a guide on how to connect to the VPN from the command line. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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video streaming from 12.04 lts cli server

I am searching for a way to web connect and stream remotely. I wish to connect from the outside world to my cli server. I use vlc mostly since it seems to play everything, but need a solution for my ...
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Can't boot from usb or cd when installing ubuntu server [duplicate]

My old computer is running ubuntu server 12, after it started to act weird, like not staying on and not letting me ssh to it, I decided to just make fresh install of ubuntu server 14.04. But for some ...
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Ubuntu EC2 compatible kernels

I am trying to create an Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit AMI with the paravirtual type of virtualization. I have not had problems with the hvm virtualization. I can't figure out what kernel I need to use. For the ...
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Logon failed, please check your name/password. Zarafa on Ubuntu Server 12.04

i'm trying to configure zarafa (for test) following this guide: http://www.zarafa.com/wiki/index.php/Installing_Zarafa_from_packages (on ubuntu server 12.04) on a V.M. (VirtualBox) i have just ...
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Add a new partition to Ubuntu and append it to /var/www/

I have installed an Ubuntu server on a VMWare workstation with a space of 20GB storage as seen below; After the installation I've attached another 40GB worth storage to the existing Ubuntu server ...
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Where to find Places in Ubuntu 13.10?

I need to find the Places menu,so I can access the Connect to Server item. I am using ubuntu 13.10
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Adding NFS mounted file systems on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there something special that needs to be done to make sure NFS file systems are mounted at boot time with 14.04? I added some NFS mounts to /etc/fstab in a virtual server running Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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suddenly can't SSH (connection refused), sshd service not recognized

I have Ubuntu running on an old desktop as a local file server, and it's been working fine for the last three months without me ever needing to touch it, however today I wanted to change some ...