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How do I set up a small Terminal Server, with both the Server and Terminals running Ubuntu?

I would like to set up a Terminal server and connect 4 or 5 "terminals" running Ubuntu desktop for a small school. In functional terms, I'd like the students to be able to log on to their accounts ...
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Can't Connect to Apache2 Server From External Device (in LAN) Nor From External IP?

I forwarded ports 80 and 443 for my apache 2 server. However, if I: try connecting to the server via external IP or try connecting to the server from a local device via my local ip, I cannot gain ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Module

I'm new with VPS I have now a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server, I connected to the server with Remote Desktop from Windows, but now I just see the terminal. Is there a way to see a desktop (see below image) ...
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SFTP to local ubuntu server crashes network [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu server (named vader) running in my house that I would like to set up SFTP connections with my Mac (named MacbookBro). From vader, when I run: sftp mourkeer@MacbookBro.local It ...
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GUI on server Board lags

I have intel xeon 1220v3 with intel serverboard s1200rp. Ubuntu server runs fine from the cdi but i installed GUI on it and it lags a lot. What can be the reason ? The serverboard has 8M of video ...
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iptables rule on apache2 against SYN flood atack

I have installed apache2 web server on a virtualbox and try to implement iptables against SYN flood, but it seems there are issues with it because when I launch the attack I can see random IP ...
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Enable php script to delete file

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my server. I am trying to delete files using a PHP script. but It does not allow me. every time I use unlink it gives me Permission Denied message. I am not allowed to use ...
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Which server version (64-bit) of Ubuntu will be suitable (for Gazebo and Ros Simulation)?

I am using Dell Precision T7500 Chassis (Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5606 2.13GHz, 8M cache, 4.8 GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 4C,NVIDIA Tesla C2050 Graphic Card,1GB NVIDIA Quadro 600,Dual Monitor,1DP & 1DVI) as ...
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Help by installing mail server with virtual host

04 and I find a lot of articles about installing mail server on Ubuntu but it is not working. Can you help me with some tutorial? I want to install and configure my own mail server with virtual users. ...
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Unable to write in folder in which my user has write access

Before I say anything, I know how permission for groups and users works. My setup is: a. my user is monkey and is in the group www-data groups monkey monkey : monkey adm cdrom sudo dip ...
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Ubuntu subversion repository not getting checked out

I have some problems with checking out my repository. First, I ensured that everything is up to date: ubuntu@ip-172-31-10-247:~$ sudo apt-get update perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: ...
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FTP to my Ubuntu machine kills my network

I'm having a problem transferring files between my Ubuntu server and other machines with FTP. Basically, if I initiate an FTP request from my Ubuntu to my Mac, it works fine. But if I make a request ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Network Manager overwrites static network interface

I spent far too long figuring this out, and wanted to share. Simple task: Add a static IP address to the 2nd of 4 NICs on my server. To start, I followed the instructions here under Static IP ...
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How can I change the network configuration on Ubuntu 14.04 server?

I just installed an Ubuntu 14.04 server, and I've discovered that there is no way to make any changes to the network configuration except by rebooting the server. This is on a stock install of Ubuntu ...
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How to stop scripts from filling a disk to capacity

We have an issue where cache and another script just ate our server away making it un-bootable. I believe Windows or Mac OS X would never allow this. After having read "Server logs are filling my hard ...
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reject mail with attachment and show a message instead

I'm new in term of linux environment and I really want to know if my problem have a solution or not. So, I have the horde groupware installed, and the users could send email normally, but I want to ...
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Dropbox not running after logging off: init.d vs. dropbox.py

I'm inheriting admin control over a server used to process and share data between investigators. We've been trying to use Dropbox to share some of the files. Dropbox was installed when I took over the ...
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uTorrent server only working with 'sudo -i' option

Apparently it's not a working/not working issue. I have setup uTorrent server in my Xubuntu 14.04 following these instructions. How do I install utorrent on ubuntu 14.04 other instructions seem ...
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How To Create A Custom ErrorDocument Page In Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to Ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04. Now I want to use my own design HTML web pages as my server status errors like on 404 etc. I tried my own way but not getting my designed page ...
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How can I set my lamp server into a static ip address of 10.10.0.23?

I'm using ubuntu12.04 server on virtual box and it seems it only allows me to use class c addresses as this one, auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.23 netmask 255.255.255.0 network ...
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Shutdown of Ubuntu 14.04 requires authentication [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 (amd64) headless, but with XFCE4 as a desktop GUI installed. Because of a HWE (if I'm correct) message that I was running out of support, i upgraded today by doing a ...
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Syslog is flooded with: cyrus/imap: fetching user_deny.db entry for 'user123' since 14.04

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, I get a lot of times this message in my syslog: cyrus/imap[]: fetching user_deny.db entry for 'user123' This consume for nothing syslog and resources. Is there ...
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iSCSI + br0 bridge + 14.04.1 Server = does not work

On one of my servers I have: USB 4GB: 1) EFI partition 2) /boot partition iSCSI 50GB (on another fileserver): 3) / partition In /etc/network/interfaces it works flawlessly if I have: auto p3p1 ...
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Tremendously slow torrent speeds on Ubuntu 14.04 as compared to 12.04

I have a few seedboxes running Ubuntu 12.04 then I decided to try one on 14.04 and noticed that I could only slowly creep up to about 20mbps on the giga connection. I tried this with 2 different ...
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Problem with installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 Installation hangs

I have already posted this on the Community Forum but maybe this is a better place. I'm completely stalled until I get past this I seem to have fallen at the first hurdle. The installation freezes ...
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Nginx redirecting to https when it shouldn't

I have a new site set up, and I think I may have messed something up. If I go to mysite.com, it works, if I go to www.mysite.com, it redirects to https://www.mysite.com and says 'This webpage is not ...
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System runs out of space, space returns after restart

I have no many details except this - After a while my system is using more than 80% of the file system but after the restart it returns to usage of 9%. I have no idea why it happens and therefore I ...
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Trying to remove apache2/httpd and installing mod_perl

It started with me trying to install Apache and mod_perl by following this guide. However, foolishly I installed Apache by using sudo apt-get install apache2, which installed 2.4 on my system. ...
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How can I make an ubuntu media server with Samba shares and Deluge?

Here's what I'm looking to do. I want samba shares that I can read,write, and execute on. If I put a file there on one computer, I want to be able to delete or edit it from another. I also want to run ...
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/dev/mem: mmap: Operation not permitted: Using dmidecode

I am trying to get my BIOS firmware version, and memory info using dmidecode. I am connected to the server through ssh as a root user. We recently just started moving our servers from Debian 6.0, to ...
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Limit FTP users to home directory on webmin

I'm Using ProFTP on webmin, Ubuntu 14.04. I need to make FTP accounts for clients, who are limited to just a specified folder with no other access to the server. I would prefer if it was secure. I ...
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New Ubuntu Server 14.04 Installation doesn't boot

So I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 into my old PC. I used an external USB flash drive, because I couldn't get the optical drives to work. Installation went fie without problems. However, after ...
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How can I install pg_test_fsync on Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I attempted to install pg_test_fsync on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it appears it cannot be installed without removing postgresql. How can I install pg_test_fsync and keep postgresql? $ pg_test_fsync The ...
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Ubuntu Server Blinking Cursor after Fresh Install

Ubuntu Newbie here, I am installing Ubuntu Server 14 on an SSD on a Lenovo ThinkCentre, and every time I install completely, I receive the dreaded blinking cursor. But, here is the kicker, if I put ...
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How to Share folders in 14.04 Server with Gnome

I'm working with a new installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit. During installation I picked the Samba Server option and I believe that it is running. My intention is that an OS X machine will be ...
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Unable to configure lampp server, stuck in splash screen

I installed lampp server (downloaded the .tar.xz file then extracted to the /opt folder) on my ubuntu 12.10 machine, I'm able to start apache, mysql and everything else but when I open the browser and ...
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Completing a “minimal virtual machine” install with a kickstart file

I have built an unattended setup ISO for Ubuntu 12.04.4 using instructions provided on the community wiki, however, I'm having a hard time with two specific pieces of the install: The installer ...
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Ubuntu Server and ufw as a router - defining IP addresses that can be routed

I built following network with Ubuntu Server: Internet ---- eth0 (DHCP, NAT) -- Ubuntu1 -- (eth1 10.1.0.1/16) ------> <------ (eth0 10.1.0.2/16) -- Ubuntu2 -- (eth1 10.2.0.1/16) ------ ... ...
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Xen, XAPI, and Xen Orchestra, Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I'am quite new to this topic and wanted to setup an Xen Environment for testing things on a spare machine. For this I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen But as I would also ...
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Create FTP account with vsftpd limited to one folder only?

Have a fresh Ubuntu install 14.04 on digital ocean. Just installed vsftpd using this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/ftp-server.html#vsftpd-userauth-configuration The only things I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 Server on my Android Phone?

Can I install Ubuntu 14.04 Server on my standard, run of the mill, arm based Android Phone?
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Black Screen after grub - Ubuntu Server 14.04.4

I have a Fit-PC3 (specs here), but when I want to install Ubuntu Server (by choosing the first option given on the grub menu), a black screen appears only. I know this is a common issue, and I know I ...
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Automate new route to far network on new PPTP connection

When editing chap-secrets, I can assign an ip address to the account. One of the things that I notice is that, when a new connection is made, the PPTP server automatically creates a route to that ip. ...
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How I got my error: malformed file

This question on askubuntu is about the error: malformed file Not only here on askubuntu, but everywhere else I've been reading about it, this is considered certain to be a GRUB issue. I thought it ...
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How can i connect to a stand alone server using my Ubuntu strickly Laptop?

I am having trouble connecting to my server using openxenmanager could someone help assist or give me ideas of why I might not be able to connect? Keep getting errors. Thank you
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection - and I'm going round in circles as I keep getting prompted for a mirror etc. I'm sure I'm missing something obvious...... I ...
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What is the diference between a normal boot and resume option after a recovery boot?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.5 server machine that hangs on boot, but if I choose recovery mode and then resume, everything's ok. Any clue?!
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Use solarized or similar in Ubuntu Server

It's possible to use Solarized color scheme (or similar) in a Ubuntu Server 14.04 CLI only?