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Samba: read only from subnet

We have a network with mixed computers (Linux, OSX, Windows) and all have read and write access to a samba file server. Because of the fact that the login to samba goes over guest login I have limited ...
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Cannot SSH into home desktop

I've installed openssh-server, I've edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config to look as follows # Package generated configuration file # See the sshd_config(5) manpage for details # What ports, IPs and protocols ...
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Why my bash-script doesn't work with cron?

I created a bash script to automatically update my Ubuntu Server. Here is the script: #!/bin/bash apt-get update apt-get upgrade echo "Update am $(date "+%d. %m. %y|%H:%M:%S) >> ...
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Ubuntu Server Change Username [duplicate]

I currently only have 1 user account on my ubuntu server. I would like to change the user name without creating another account. Is there a way to do this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Backing up a directory on Ubuntu server.

I have a minecraft server that runs on ubuntu server (headless). Hat I want to do is set up automatic backups to backup the "world" directory every night to my nas box. What would be the best ...
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How to perform a fresh Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS install on a remote dedicated server?

I have a remote dedicated server with server4you running Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to run a fresh Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS install and then install XAMPP. I DON'T WANT TO UPGRADE. Is that possible? Thanks ...
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Setting up on Ubuntu 14.04, trusty [duplicate]

This is my current version of Ubuntu: root@vps132318:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty I ...
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FTP SERVER FAIL LOGIN on Ubuntu 14.04

Already installed ProFTPd before in my Ubuntu 14.04 and it was working great. Suddenly, users could no longer connect (I didn't make any changes it just stopped working). So I tried to fix it but ...
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Htaccess won't work

I am trying to set up .htaccess on Ubuntu 15.04 with Apache 2.4.10. Some things I have tried so far Modifying apache2.conf, from 'AllowOverride none' to 'AllowOverride All' for the var/www ...
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Apache and XAMPP

I am a beginner when it comes to linux and XAMPP, and I would like to make a website using php and mySql. The problem is that I can not figure out how to make a new apache server. When I restart ...
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i need to change the preseed file for MAAS

How do I change the pre-seed file to always make the first drive bootable and mount on ' / ' and the second drive to always have a 16 GB swap and the remainder to be mounted on /var ?
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Want to use Ubuntu on 32bit server [duplicate]

I have a 32bit window server running 2003 that I need to update to linux. I run a website on it. Will the newest server version run on a 32 bit machine?
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How to install Ubuntu server on a free hard driver?

So i tried to install Ubuntu server on a hard driver that i just formatted, so the hard driver was free from any OS, so i installed Ubuntu everything went good, but then when i tried to start the ...
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wi-fi adapter driver TL-WN851nd on Ubuntu server 14.04 lts

when the team dmesg | grep Atheros, I get the answer: [ 8.243949] ieee80211 phy0: Atheros AR9287 Rev:2 mem=0xf84c0000, irq=19 Does this mean that the drivers work? Thank you in advance for your ...
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ODBC error connecting to MySQL

I wonder if someone could help with an issue I can't seem resolve with ODBC for MySQL. I am reasonably new to Linux, so any assistance that can be offered would be helpful. If it helps, I am running ...
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add external nodes to ubuntu cloud?

I have a website with a few traffic but 2 or 3 times in the year launch a campaign and this require a lot of bandwidth and process. Actually have vps, in the campaign rent more vps and add this new ...
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Bind fails with short domain name

I'm having troubles getting Bind to work with a two character long domain name. Is this a known issue? I haven't found anything related to this anywhere. I have about 50 domains up and running in my ...
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boot screen black , apci pcc probe failed

I became a user of ubuntu after having so many problems with vista, and everythign has been ok for a bit. but now there has been some irritations. First, I updated from The ubuntu version with ...
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Ubuntu Server Install Failed on Prior Windows Machine

I was trying to install Ubuntu, but nothing happened. It began installing and then just stopped with little easily apparent reason. I tried installing Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet). I was going through ...
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can't change keyboard layout to german on ubuntu server

I have a fresh installed ubuntu server in a virtualBox and am trying to set the keyboard layout to german, but don't succeed. I have installed and configured dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration ...
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Openstack, Connecting to nova, error: Cannot initiate connection

I am new to Openstack, I've installed it using devstack. I launched an instance using ubuntu server cloud image with heat flavor. I can ssh to the instance. The problem is when trying to do: sudo ...
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BLANK response for presence and online user statuses

Chat Client: ConverseJS which internally uses StropheJS Chat Server: Ejabberd latest version Chat consumed in: NodeBB Site. To give you a background of the issue, I am doing the Connection to XMPP ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.02 unresponsive with most of the commands (Ping, etc…) after apt-get dist-upgrade

[EDIT] Seems solved, problem with name resolution suddenly disappeared [/EDIT] I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04.02 on a private server with generic kernel installed, that I can still SSH into. Welcome ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 (Bridged VM) Cant connect to network

I installed an ubuntu server 14.04 on a bridged VMWare VM: During the installation it tried to auto-configure the network settings but it failed, so I configured it manually: (Its in my home ...
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Ubuntu Coovachilli freeradius phpmyprepaid

I have installed Freeradius Coovachilli Captive portal successfully on my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. but when i downloaded Phpmyprepaid RC3 and extracted to /var/www/html folder it returns a login page and ...
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Virtualization limits for Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with KVM

Essentially I'm after something like this, but for Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I'm trying to create some KVM guests with very large 1TB+ RAM (through OpenStack Nova). I can boot the 1TB VM fine, but I ...
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Trying to make visual desktop work

I have rented a box from kimsufi.com. My problem is the servers run in lunix based operating systems. I have always wanted to learn how to use linux so this is as good of a time as any. I currently ...
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Unable to connect to fresh server

I am miffed... To say the least I can't connect to my server via any means: ufw disable root@server~# iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination ...
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issues setting static IP in ubuntu server 14.04

I have my /etc/network/interfaces file setup as: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 172.16.140.98 network 172.16.0.0 broadcast 172.16.255.255 ...
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Is there a ready made logging server compatible with log4cplus?

Looking at the list of packages in Ubuntu, I could not find a package that could be used with log4cplus that would be a logging server. My idea would be to be able to send logs through a server so ...
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Why was pulseaudio installed on Ubuntu server 14 after dist-upgrade?

I noticed after doing apt-get dist-upgrade that pulseaudio was using 100% of one of the CPUs on my server. I can stop it but it restarts after after rebooting. Why would this have been installed and ...
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Site not found when accessing by IP

I have been working on an Ubuntu server and trying to get my public web site moved to this new server, from a server currently hosted on Linode. I started by copying the web files from the old server ...
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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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Apache daemon file under init.d is empty

Some how my Apache2 daemon /etc/init.d/apache2 became empty few days ago, As i noticed it is affecting the log rotation process in past few days. My apache version is Apache/2.2.12 (Ubuntu) how can ...
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Is it safe to delete btmp from log on ubuntu 14.04 rackapace server?

Basically I want to clear unwanted log files from ubuntu 14.04 rackspace cloud server. as files are using too much space. can I remove following log files from server ? /var/log btmp (35.4 MB) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server: configure virtual network devices [fail]

Since a few hours I have a problem with the networkdevice at my server. When I (re)boot the server I get the following fail-message: configure virtual network devices [fail] A few moments later it ...
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How to connect from home PC to Virtualbox/KVM that hosted on Ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server, it's 3TB HDD space total and 24GB RAM, I want to take 1 little bit of space and RAM to make VPS Windows using VirtualBox or KVM. I want to install Windows Server 2008 on ...
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Need to host 30 domains, but Bind9 config info is confusing

Bringing up a new server using ubuntu 15.04, Bind9 and Apache 2.4 that needs to host 30 web sites - each with own domain name. Have configured Apache virtual hosts and all seem correct, but Bind must ...
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How does 'apt' decide how many old kernels to keep?

I'm managing a couple of servers for core services (NTP, DNS, etc) and it just occured to me that one of the servers seems to keep the 3 latest kernels, instead of 2 on the others : nul@quark:~$ sudo ...
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Apache nolonger able to start (could not bind to address error) [duplicate]

I run a local apahe2 and PHP set up on my Ubuntu desktop to test stuff. Mainly so I can avoid uploading utter garbage when I am creating new code. However after a particularly problematic upgrade it ...
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Using rsyslogd with imrelp in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to make use of imrelp in Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I check using lsof -i or netstat -autp nothing listens on the configured port. Package librelp0 is installed. What am I doing wrong? ...
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proftpd won't start

When trying to start proftpd server I get the following: /etc/init.d/proftpd start ProFTPD warning: cannot start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your configuration. I ...
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MySQL breaks after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04LTS to 15.04 and during this upgrade, MySQL probably broke. After the upgrade, I ran the command(to start mysql): sudo service mysql start The result was command ...
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A VirtualBox machine with the name 'homestead' already exists

This is first time to use ubuntu , I tried install laravel5 homestead by using vagrant and virtual box , when i write command vagrant up i get this error: A VirtualBox machine with the name ...
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Apache log files generation

In my server, i found under /var/log/apache2/, the logs are generated as access.log few days ago but the are empty (for both access and error logs), this happens for all vhosts configured on my ...
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MAAS can't download boot images

On my MAAS Gui and "Images" I've got these errors Boot image import process not started. Nodes will not be able to provision without boot images. Visit the boot images page to start the import. ...
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Install Ubuntu on HP Compaq 18 (Originally came with Windows 8)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 or Ubuntu Server 15.04 on a HP Compaq 18 All-in-One desktop. The machine came with Windows 8, which I do not want to stay on there. Using a USB, I installed ...
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Connection refused error by soap-client curl while connecting to my zimbra server from cakephp2.6 app from my website?

I am testing zimbra server.I have details of configured linux zimbra server like: ZIMBRA_LOGIN, ZIMBRA_PASS, ZIMBRA_SERVER, ZIMBRA_PORT as in the script at https://github.com/libersoft/zcs-php. I ...
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Integration mysql with elasticsearch aws E2 Ubuntu instance?

I have installed elasticsearch and mysql on aws e2 Ubuntu instance. I have to integrate them can any one help me to integrate mysql and elasticsearch...
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default ubuntustudio 15.04 install crypto passphrase works fine except for swap

I did a fresh install of ubuntustudio 15.04 (64b), with activated encryption. I sometime get a request to provide a passphrase for ubuntu--studio--vg-swap_1, for example if I execute sudo service ...