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MaaS node deployment failing on HP Proliant DL380 G5

i have a little lab environment with 3 DL380 G5s. All of them have 2 disks forming RAID 1+0. Got one set up as maas controller with ubuntu 14.04 (had no problem using LVM to install Ubuntu on the ...
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scp stalls at 2112KB

After upgrading an Ubuntu server from 12.04 to 14.04, I am now unable to send (larger) files by scp. Also, bzr updates and commits to and from the server are unreliable, presumably if the total data ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 running on power edge 1950 not connecting to internet

I recently setup a web server to run my owncloud. It was working all fine, until I had a power outage and the server turned off unexpectedly (I don't have a UPS just yet). When I turned it on none of ...
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how to configure a dynamic DNS to use ownCloud with wired connection

I'm a new Ubuntu user, trying to install ownCloud. To do this I need to create a dynamic dns following instructions by 'NO-IP.COM' I did this using the tutorials below, but there is a step I can't ...
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Setup of Godaddy domain in Ubuntu EC2 instance

I bought a domain from GoDaddy and I want to use it with my EC2 instance. I already created my instance (ubuntu 14) I created my elastic IP in Route 53, which I associated with my instance. I ...
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Trouble-shooting a non-booting 14.04 server on a Atom D525

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 server amd64 on a small Atom D525 machine (with 2GB ram). It won't boot, or even bring up the Grub boot loader. I'm not sure what to try next. Here's some more ...
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How to save SSH options and connections in Ubuntu?

I have at this time two remote machines to which I am connecting. For one I am using private key with passphrase, and another one I am using root password. Now, when I want to connect to machine ...
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Ubuntu Desktop on VPS?

I am currently testing out Virtual Private Servers , using the Google Cloud free trial if that makes any difference. I am wondering how to setup a Ubuntu desktop. I have no experience so guides I have ...
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Postfix, Dovecot, and Squirrelmail

I am attempting to make my own eMail server with Amazon Web Services, I've installed all of the necessary packages for the server. When I run squirrelmail/src/configtest.php , I receive ERROR: ...
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Samba configuration file location smb.conf doesnt have configuration information

I have two ubuntu NAS that were configured with samba 4 everything is working but i am adding an external drive for a backup device. When i use smbstatus it show the configurations of the other ...
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How do I 'scp' between a virtual appliances that are running on different computers?

Both computers are running their copy of the same virtual appliance on Virtual Box which is accessed through putty.exe. I would like to scp a C++ program that I've written on one of the virtual ...
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Ubuntu Server Power Management - Advanced Settings via Terminal

How to configure power settings for Ubuntu Server 14.04? Desktop is not installed. My server is plugged to a UPS (battery) and the battery is connected to the server as well to monitor how much power ...
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Why don't any of usb slots work for anything

I can't use anything on any of this ports on this machine. I have an old PowerEdge 2800 with bios revision ao5 which is old but I find it very difficult to update on ubuntu. The i/o ports work for my ...
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How to find ip address for the apache2 server on ubuntu?

I have downloaded ubuntu on virtualbox , and I installed apache2 on it ,i did configured the server and it works on "localhost" ,the problem is that i need the ip address of the server ,the command ...
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Why does ubuntu only show 200MiB of Ram

Under systems settings >> details >> overview it only shows 236.8 MiB of ram installed. Everything else looks correct but with this information my system is running extremely slow. It has 6GB ram in ...
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Block HTTPS site

Can anyone recommend an effective tool to block some https websites with ubuntu server? I want to use the server as a gateway for the users. A detailed guide would be highly appreciated. Thanks
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Web Server in Ubuntu Server vs in Ubuntu Desktop [closed]

Information about host: I have Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 installed in Hard Disk. (I don't use Windows). I had installed Apache Server (I don't remember when). When I test on Browser with the 192.168.1.3 ...
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Ubuntu does not shutdown or restart properly

My Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not restart or shutdown properly. Using Webmin to Shutdown/Restart or from terminal with shutdown -r 00. The last message is always: Starting Redis server... * Starting ...
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Audio files do not work on localhost

I am learning HTML5 and running my examples on LAMP server. audio and video elements does not work when I go to localhost/somefile.html. When I open that same html file by double clicking, it works. ...
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ubuntu vm unable to take ip via dhcp

I copied a ubuntu vm from an esxi server to a vmplayer. I want make the vm visible into the network so I enabled dhcp. My /etc/network/interfaces looks like this: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp ...
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Virtualize ubuntu instance or share with virtualization host?

I am setting up a server on which I want to have an instance of a Windows Operating system and an instance of ubuntu server. My question is this, for my ubuntu server instance, should I leach off of ...
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GNOME Terminal: Connect via SSH from Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 into Ubuntu Server 14.04 Virtual Box Guest Host

Here are my current conditions: I have UBUNTU DESKTOP on HARD DISK. (I don't use windows) Desktop has ssh installed. Ifnet: 192.168.1.3 Username: kenneth I want Desktop to be the client. VirtualBox ...
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Where can I find a Swift 2.6.0 package?

I'm facing this Swift bug, which is fixed in the 2.6.0 release of Swift, on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I'm looking for a deb package of swift object server in version 2.6.0. As far as I know, ...
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client authentication via sssd/ldap

I'm struggling with an annoying server (14.04.03) setup. We basically want to enable users login via sssd/LDAP, so they can access the machine with ssh. I've followed various tutorials (e.g. ...
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Apache server will not start after upgrade and install on 14.04

After many difficulties getting programs to work I did the apt-get update and reinstalled apache2. This made matters worse. Now it will not start at all. These are the errors I get: Failed to start ...
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Server, Remote Login, SSH?

Two Things. I'm trying to setup multiple server applications on Ubuntu With Terminal using SSH. I need to be able to use some form of login to the applications VNC, (having trouble with) SSH GREAT, ...
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C-based server & Java client can't talk in Ubuntu 15 but work in Ubuntu 14

My friend is running a server he wrote in C that is listening on port 52525. He runs a Java client on the same machine that opens a connection to "localhost" and the same port and then tries to send ...
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Black screen after install

I just installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 32 bit os on a Dell Poweredge 700 tower. Install went smooth but now after it rebooted all I get is a black screen though it seems to have started fine. Tried on ...
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Cannot ping to my router

This is my first time here and I am having trouble to ping to my router from Ubuntu 14.04. I have usb N300 WiFi USB Adapter. This is the result of route -n: Destination Gateway Genmask ...
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LTS pre-release or 2-year old LTS than upgrade? Which has less headaches historically? [closed]

Opinion requested for your Ubuntu LTS experts! So in the next couple of weeks I really, really need a new AWS instance that runs Ubuntu LTS. The current one of course in 14.04, but I'd rather have ...
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Can i put everything back after accidentally doing “apt-get remove mysql-server”?

I have accidentally typed in webserver terminal following command: sudo apt-get remove apache2 php* mysql* -y Can i rescue my database tables, without a backup? I know that, for instance, apache ...
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Apache2 runs but is not working on Ubuntu VM!

I set up apache2 on an Ubuntu 14.04.03 VM. This is a VM hosted on a university server and I can only SSH to it (from my office/home computer). Apache seems to be running OK when I run this command: ...
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How to see if email daemon is running on another server?

I have a server with Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I am sending email from Ubuntu to email.test.com and then to my Windows PC account with Outlook, but I changed the domain for this post to test.com. The email ...
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Problems adding an interface to resolv.conf

I'm having problems with my network, and it it just with Ubuntu. If I do: ping www.google.com ping: unkown host www.google.com But: ping 64.233.198.147 Gives me ping. Info: Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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How to pick the right Ubuntu version for ASrock Rack C2750D4I

could you tell me what is the best option for Ubuntu to install on AsRock Rack C2750D4I, as they say in the speck 12.04/12.10 x64 Bit, I've already run to the following conclusions: It must be 64 ...
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Cant connect to my VPS from Ubuntu Terminal

im try connect to my server using ubuntu terminal ssh -p 2222 -i mypublickey.ppk username@ip then its ask "Enter passphrase for key 'mypublickey.ppk':" Im entering my password but its always wrong ...
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How can I make my web server visible to everyone?

I've installed apache2, I can access the website it has locally. Port 80 is open, and forwarded to my webservers ip, I checked it here: But when I type mypublicip:80 on my web browser, it says ...
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UFW ACCEPT Problem

I'm having problem with UFW. If i block like whole /24 network becouse lots of bruteforcing etc. coming from China / Korea or somewhere. They still get to open ports. If i have, lets say port 443 ...
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I am using gdis software with Ubuntu

I have installed gdis 0.90 with UBUNTU, and I can make surfaces from the crystal structures available with me, but I couldnot save it. Can anyone help me in this matter.
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Restrictions when updating LTS to Normal

I have a server running 14.04.3 LTS. I followed these instructions to update it to a normal release. However, this failed with a message indicating the there was no suitable release available, or ...
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How to access my codeigniter folder in ubuntu?

I have deployed my codeigniter folder into /var/www/html . But when i am trying to access it using http://localhost/CodeIgniter/ this is showing Server error 500 The website encountered an error ...
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Help with home server

The school I use to go to had a server with an account for every student. The school had hundreds of Windows XP computers running a Novell client to access the server. Each student had a user name and ...
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Does unattended-upgrades support wildcards?

I am using ubuntu unattended-upgrades to automatically update a couple of my ubuntu home servers, but there is a few updates I don't want to be updated automatically. such as various ypes of mysql ...
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Creating a shared folder between unprivileged users

This may be a repeat question, but I wasn't able to answer this specific question anywhere else. My school uses Ubuntu to run their server. My friends and I have accounts on the server, but aren't ...
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Disable Directory Browsing

I want to disable directory browsing of ip-adress/subversion/testrepo folder and all subdirectories testrepo test1 test2 ... I found only an option to disable this parent directory: ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a new device that I made myself?

For example, I have a device that I made myself with chipsets and a new design. You can think it is like a tablet, but it is not, because I am doing other things with this device. I need to install ...
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how to mount a NFs share on 14.04 from FreeNAs

Not sure how to formulate the question since i am quite a newbie but this is my problem and i can't seem to find a solution. I run a Linux-Ubuntu 14.04 on which I have installed Sonar. I want Sonar ...
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Configure Haproxy for SFTP

I have LB server which currently load balancing 2 machines as for apache2 "http" and "https" requests as master/slave, How to make the same server load balancing "sftp" requests to the same both ...
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Grow root partition

This sounds like a very basic question, but I have yet to find an answer for it. I have a partition layout which looks like this: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvda ...
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Apt-get can't find motion package 14.04

I'm trying to install motion on ubuntu server 14.04 but apt-get can't find the package? From what i've read it should be able to find it. Please can someone point me in the direction of how to install ...