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Problem connecting to ssh server that is behind another ssh server in nautilus

So I have this school server that I am trying to connect to via nautilus. In terminal it's all easy but I want to be able to open it also in nautilus. In terminal my way of doing it looks like this: ...
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How to configure SSH username and pass on Ubuntu server 14.04.1

I am trying to remotely administer my server using SSH. I believe SSH comes installed default, I just need to know how to configure username and password.
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Cant change mount options in disks

04 SERVER installed I also installed gnome package so I have a UI. Anyways I have been trying to get time machine set up so I can back up my mac to my server and I finally got my macbook to recognize ...
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Issuing in running apache2 in chroot environmet

I am trying to run the apache2 server from chroot environment following this link http://archive09.linux.com/feature/36331. The only difference is that I started the /usr/sbin/apache2 after getting ...
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Attach a failover ip OVH

today i bought 4 ips from OVH for my dedicated server and i want to attach them . The documentation says to add a new auto eth0:0 in to the network/interface but i want to make sure that this is ...
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Accessing Ubuntu-based VPS from my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC alongside Windows 8.1. My problem is, I want to connect to my Ubuntu VPS using my Ubuntu PC but it's not working. I tried ssh root@vps-ip-add but nothing ...
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How do I make my laptop act as an NTP server in LAN without connecting to the internet?

I need to set my laptop as an NTP server within my own local area network. From what I notice, I am able to sync the client to my NTP server in a local area network ONLY when a.) There is an ...
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Status of rdp session manager sesman fail

I was using xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows laptop to Ubuntu server. It was doing ok but failed after a weekend all out of sudden. I did a >#service xrdp status and it returned: * ...
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Error while installing lamp-server

I want to install lamp-server via tasksel. But when I enter the command: sudo tasksel install lamp-server , I get error: locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory perl: ...
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How to change internal IP address from DHCP to static?

I have a pc running Ubuntu server 14.04.1. The internet was set up using DHCP I believe. I want to keep the same IP and subnet I have now but just change it to static for the internal IP.
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Surver 12.xx to 14.04 Can i do it tiwce

So long story short, the update was stopped mid stream. I can boot to 14.04 but its slow and terrible, and is quite obviously broke. How can I force it to "upgrade" again?
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Create a RAID5 on my Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have an operational Ubuntu Server 12.04 with only one HD (1Tb). I need more capacity and stability, so I bought last week 3 HD(1Tb each) to make a RAID5 and migrate the information of the old HD to ...
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copy recursively from remote server to hdfs loaction

My requirement is to copy directory structure from remote server(which is sftp server) to hadoop location.I have tried few options given in the net but nothing seems to work.
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Ubuntu Server not reading /etc/network/interfaces

So after getting frustrated searching online and only ever coming up with posts about how to change EM1 to ETH0, I have come here to ask this question: What would cause Ubuntu Server to not load ...
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Boost libraries compilation fails

I am trying to install boost libraries 1.49.0 on a machine running ubuntu server 14.04. The compilation of boost fails with the following errors. ...failed gcc.compile.c++ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server with RAID 1 and Windows 7 for file backup

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with RAID 1 with 250GB (2 x 250GB). And, on my notebook, I have Windows 7. Ubuntu Server shows up on my notebook but won't copy/move any of my files that I want to ...
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MOTD displaying content of /etc/motd generated at boot / previous login

I have an Ubuntu server running at sandbox.plushu.org - if you add your key at http://enter.sandbox.plushu.org, you can connect to the server as root@sandbox.plushu.org. You can reset the server by ...
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Destination Host unreachable [duplicate]

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that I have connected to my pc via crossover cable. I am having trouble with them talking. Every time I ping one of them it says destination host unreachable, please help ...
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The router logon page shows when calling domain in a browser,

I am new to Linux server, but I wish to run one,so I got a newly built Ubuntu server with a domain transferred from Win 2003 server. It seems, on localhost all works well, but when calling the domain ...
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Allow www-data to create directories

How would I, with security in mind, allow www-data to create directories within /var/www/html/assets/img and its sub-directories? I have a PHP script that automatically creates directories with 777 ...
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Ubuntu servers protection

Here is my needs : i need to protect data from being stolen on servers and Those servers are not physically secured. First i just wanted to base security solution on root password protection but ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS wont install any packages after reboot

I just installed Ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS on my old gaming pc to run a file server on. I got it all installed on the PC and was able to apt-get update and apt-get upgrade and install samba, ...
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PHP script unable to create directory with 777 permissions

I have a script that automatically creates a directory if it doesn't exist and sets permissions to 777. The problem is, it's only setting permissions to 755: if ...
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Is Ubuntu viable for a company of 5 employees and 20 or so clients? [on hold]

Linux appears to be a viable solution for my new and growing business. The problem is that I am having an impossible time learning if it should be what I invest in without running into a sustained ...
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How to fix 14.04.1 server installation error?

Hi I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 server edition on my desktop. I am able to get the install cd to load and select the install ubuntu server option. After selecting install ubuntu server my ...
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What's the command to send SMS on Ubuntu with SMS Server Tools?

I correctly installed and configured SMS Server Tools 3 from repository on a server (I see in the log software correctly communicates with modem). On my PC I installed SMS Server Tools 3 downloading ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Clean Install on New System

Is there a known fault with the Ubuntu Server 14.04 (x64) causing a system hanging problem? System Configuration: Asus KGPE-D16 Main Board. (Bios Version 3201, Build date 02/19/2013) Opteron 6308 - ...
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ttyUSB not recognized in ubuntu server

I have a very basic question here I believe. When installed ubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) and I type the command dmesg | grep tty, it gives me the following output: renato@ubuntu:~$ dmesg | grep tty [ ...
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PXE boot issue (error 32) / tftp

I have some old laptops that I'd like to boot via LAN. First, because the drives on these are failing / have failed, and because they're now both over 14 years old, and then for the learning ...
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Want to restore to my default DNS server settings

I recently tried changing my DNS settings and while doing that I altered a few settings due to which I'm not able to access Internet on my Wired connection. I tried editing the resolv.conf as follows ...
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Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu not working

I have created virtual hosts on amazon instance ec2 by following this tutorial how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-14-04-lts I also created 111.111.111.111 example.com on my windows hosts ...
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softether VPN access list not working

I installed softether as VPN server on UBUNTU 12.4. nOW I add anonymous user for special range of ips. as you see blow i created a user named 'all' : and i created an access list to deny access ...
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OpenSSH: hacked before set up?

Today I tried setting up OpenSSH on my computer with the hope of being able to connect to it from a different computer at work. This was my first time attempting to use open-ssh. I did the following ...
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ssh tunneling to Fritz!Box via RaspberryPi

I have a Fritz!Box that acts as NAS, DHCP and internet gateway. The webinterface of the Fritz!Box is only accessible from the LAN (I'd like to keep it that way, although it could be changed). Can I ...
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curlftpfs moun into FTP dir , not shown on FTPserver

Hello people out there, I am trying to Mount a FTP into a Dir That´s working real fine on local system i am do this with curlftps: curlftpfs -o sslv3 ma3dfaswdtp:ki3f3sfdf34r@a8.a3.1a7.a:5a4/_G ...
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How to setup a server for my application for cloud computing?

Requirement: I am the developer of a software which can do enormous number crunching. The number crunching software should be installed on the server. I have a client side application which ...
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RomPager HTTP server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability

After auditing my ubuntu 14.04 machine with Nessus scanner I received the following message: RomPager HTTP Referer Header XSS Description The remote RomPager HTTP server is affected by a ...
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Create a beowulf cluster using ubuntu server or desktop?

Is there any way i can take the few computers i got from my work to make a beowulf cluster? They're all the exact same, and custom. I'm an intern and they said i could go ahead and play with them, to ...
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Wirelessly Connecting a Laptop Running Kali Linux with a Pc With Ubuntu

I Have a Pc with Ubuntu 14.04 Installed and a Laptop with Kali Linux 1.0.6 . I have a Router and the pc is connected to the router via a ethernet cable and the laptop is connected to the network ...
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unable to install ubuntu server 14.04 to raid 5 array on highpoint rocketraid 3620

I recently purchased a Highpoint Rocketraid 3620 to bypass the horrible Intel controller on my Asus p6t deluxe v2 motherboard. I currently have three 1TB drives attached to the card currently not in ...
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A sysprep equivalent for Ubuntu Server in a VMWare environment

I do a number of installs of Ubuntu Server in our VMWare based infrastructure. I'd like to create a template with limited customizations like tools I depend on and the like. I'd then like to have a ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a pre-built RAID Array

So I've got a RAID array built (Via the ASUS motherboard, 2 disks, RAID 1). When I try to install Ubuntu server on it, the process runs as normal (Apart from the drive is detected as md126p1 rather ...
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How does dnsmasq cache for my entire network?

I have a Core2 duo Dell I got my hands on, I decided to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 for learning more about Linux, I googled good things to run on a server and came across dnsmasq I understand its ...
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Way of receiving alerts on login attempts, whether successful or not?

I believe my linux machine to be reasonably protected from external login. But since I am mildy paranoid, I would like to be alerted when there is a login attempt made to the server, whether ...
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Is Ubuntu Server only available with the command line?

One day my company is going to need a server, and I like Ubuntu since it has the least amount of viruses out of all the OSes (I think), but when I look at the Ubuntu Server it only has black ...
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Installing FOG on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install FOG on 12.04 Server LTS. I have downloaded the latest version from SF, but when I try to install it, it fails when trying to install MySQL, specifically with: The following ...
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How to setup a Multi User NAS

I want to setup a multi-user NAS, With an administrator, and have that admin have the ability to add users to the NAS. Users Are likely to be using mainstream platforms. So I plan for them to use ...
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I want to enable Apache in serving files from eSATA . ubuntu 14.04. Home server

I am new to apache and linux ( 3 months ) and started a home server, I would like to serve my documents in .pdf and .mp4 video of my own solved maths/physics solution via apache 2 residing on the ...
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I can't access the grub menu during bootup of Ubuntu server 14

I cannot access the grub menu when booting up Ubuntu server. I have tried the options in the following three threads: How to enable GRUB menu on Ubuntu 12.04 server? I can't get grub menu to ...
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LTSP client boots on busybox

I've installed an LTSP server on my linux desktop 12.04 (virtual machine), set all the necessary network settings. Now I created a thin client using virtualbox, booted (after starting up the server ...