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ssh daemon mysteriously uninstalled after `do-release-upgrade` 12.04 -> 14.04

(EDIT: Title edited from: "ssh daemon not starting after do-release-upgrade 12.04 -> 14.04", as part of the question was resolved) I performed an LTS upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04. The upgrade went ...
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Blank Screen After installing Ubuntu server 14.04 on Dell Poweredge T20

I have a problem of Blank screen after installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Dell T20 server, actually while installing there is no F6 options but while installing in the VMWare i am getting the F6 option ...
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Creating a WWAN profile in NMCLI, or alternate way of connecting to 3G via CLI?

I need to connect to the internet via a TP-Link MA260. After spending hours with usb_modeswitch and other tools, I finally got the device to be recognised as a modem and have the interface wwan0. ...
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Share Clipboard Between Ubuntu and Windows Remote Desktop

I am trying to copy paste text between Windows Remote Desktop and Linux Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 with Mate Desktop. I have seen several posts that mention killing the rdpclip.exe process (on Windows) ...
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Change IP address Ubuntu Server

Is there a way to change the IP address of a Ubuntu Server that boots straight to playing videos. We have one set up as a Caesy Server and I cannot change the IP. I have tried booting to rescue disk ...
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Unable to connect to mysql server via terminal

My MySQL server is up and running. But when I try to connect to a DB by typing the command: mysql test I get the following: root@holy-pc:/opt/lampp/htdocs# mysql test mysql: ambiguous ...
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Difference between using Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

Is there a practical difference between using Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server? I am making a VM of Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with LXDE desktop, and it's very fast with small size on disk, even after ...
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NIS translation files

I've found a problem in NIS translation to Portuguese (pt-pt). I've searched everywere and couldn't find where can I fix it (there's not Launchpad). Anyone?
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Mumblehard Malware on my Server?

this morning, I watched a monthly webinar about IT-Security. One of the actual topics was the malware "mumblehard". This malware makes your server to a part of a botnet and sends spam via email. The ...
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How do I get out of file comparison and back to the upgrade

I'm currently upgrading my system over SSH And it asked me to upgrade to a new version of ports.conf, I choose the option to compare the two differences.. How do I get back out of this without ...
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Ubuntu Server for Pakistan

I am from Pakistan and have installed ubuntu fresh copy and deleted the previous one. Now in the ubiquity installer I set my location to Pakistan and the server was set to .pk server of ubuntu by the ...
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How to make joomla appear on my apache server?

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to install joomla! on my local server to build a website which I will then transfer to a cloud server. I don't fully understand how my own server works, ...
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Can't install Ubuntu(Adaptec AIC-9410 Controller)

I have a server with Super Micro X7DB3 motherboard and Adaptech AIC-9410 controller. (http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon1333/5000P/X7DB3.cfm). The latest driver I can find is for ...
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“xsp4 address already in use” and “access forbidden”

I'm taking over a project from a coworker who recently left. I'll be working by myself on a website that runs on ASP.NET through mono on a xsp4 server. I'm new to linux and the ASP.NET framework so ...
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Bringing up interfaces on ceph nodes

I have machines under MAAS with 4 interfaces. I want to configure my ceph nodes to use two networks that are not the pxe boot network. MAAS doesn't "up" all of the interfaces when a machine is ...
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Strange issue with samba -

I've configured 2 samba server (ubuntu 14.04), which work fine on all systems a part from Win 8. (both servers are configured the same as they are acting as primary and backup) The issue is; I have 2 ...
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Stop all websites from sending emails

I have Ubuntu Server set up on a machine. I have Virtualmin installed to manage my websites. The idea is that 2-3 of them use open source platforms like Wordpress and I didn't had time to update ...
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ssh with .pem file to amazon instance Permission denied (publickey)

I am trying to login to instance on amazon using, my ".pem" file has 600 privileges: ssh -v -i FTPServer.pem ec2-user@ec2-xx-xxx-xxx-xxx.compute-1.amazonaws.com i tried all possible users ...
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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 ...