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ProFTPd service shuts down automatically

I have ProFTPd service installed on my server which runs Ubuntu Linux 14.04 . I don't know why ProFTPd closes by itself. I have enough RAM and CPU and I really don't know why this happens. I also ...
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Ubuntu server detecting electricity outage?

I am in the planning stage for setting up my server and have some doubts. Firstly my network is something like this: One parent PC connected to the internet and 3 other child PCs which are not ...
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SOHO Network Scripts

I have a trying to develop two simple scripts to automate the set up of a small office with a Ubuntu server and workstations. I am likely in way over my head, but I am trying to do it anyways. The ...
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Multiple internal servers hosted on one domain and one public ip

I'm aware of this question already, but this didn't help me yet and I may not ask more help on comments of other people. Situation 1 public ip and 1 domain, two physical internal servers. ...
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http request returns 500

Hi I'm trying to make http requests on my server but when I do I get a return of 500. Is there a setting for http requests on apache2 or do I have to allow them on the server. the file I'm trying to ...
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font configuration warning [duplicate]

when I was doing c program in Ubuntu 12.04 , there is a font configuration warning shown by terminal. What should I do? shayna@shayna-Vostro-3446:~$ gedit hello6.c Fontconfig warning: ...
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Ubuntu server stuck on startx [duplicate]

this is the first time I open a topic in this forum. So... I bought a dedicated server and i'm still trying to get access via Putty and Remote Desktop Connection (Windows 7) to work inside the server ...
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untar content of folder from tar.gz archive that get's data from STDOUT (wget)

I want to extract the content of a single folder from a tar.gz archive that get's it's input from the STDOUT of wget. My command looks like this: wget -O - http://example.com/file.tar.gz | tar -C ...
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install ubuntu 14.04 server using kernel 3.13.0-24

I am running IBM Domino and there is a bug in the current 14.04 release that is not in the release using kernel 3.13.0-24. Where do I find the iso that uses this kernel so that I can upgrade my 13.10 ...
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PXE based insallation always sets hostname as 'kickseed'

I am using PXE based provisioning of Ubuntu 12.04.5. I have PXE, TFTP, DHCP server in place. All my configurations specified in kickstart file are set correctly except the hostname. The machine always ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04: Configuring ConfigServer Security & Firewall for Mediatomb

I am currently have issues with getting Mediatomb to work with CSF on my home network server. I have been able to get the Mediatomb server to work with CSF turned off. My Mediatomb web GUI is set to ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.1 not installing to hdd

im am trying to install ubnutu server 14.04.1 to the main hdd in a computer from a flashdrive, in the installer i select the hdd as the install location but instead it wipes my flash drive and ...
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Ubuntu Server 14 MAAS: 500 Internal Server Error

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14 with MAAS. When I go to http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/MAAS I get a 500 Internal Server Error. I was able to get on the web interface previously, but after I ...
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ssh connection time out ubunto 14.04

I get connection timeout after ssh hnname So I try the follow: netstat -nltp - I see that there is no process listen on port 22 sudo service ssh restart - I see that there is no process listen on ...
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cannot ping external addresses

I'm installing Ubuntu 14.0.4, I have edited my /etc/network/interfaces added a route with: up route add -net 10.X.X.X netmask 255.255.255.0 gw 10.X.X.1 my /etc/hosts and then when I open up my ...
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Reinstalling old computer and server for school lab

I newbe in linux. I has install edubuntu 12.04 in school lab in pc with intel i3 processor 250Gb harddisk and 8 Gb memory. other pc student spec is Intel Pentium 4 and memory 512Mb. boot with pxe. ...
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Preview .html file from remote AWS EC2 instance on local machine's browser

From this and this I've gathered that I should ssh into my ec2 instance from my Mac by: ssh -C -c blowfish -X -i user.pem user@hostname.com This accomplishes X11 forwarding. Afterwards, how do ...
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LXC container no outgoing traffic with bridged network and public IP address

I try to setup a LXC container with bridged network on ubuntu 14.04.1, but the outgoing traffic seems to be blocked. Ping another IP than the container's one is not working. Actually I tried this with ...
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How can I set vsftpd user-specific access?

I'm using vsftpd (on 14.04) and I want to set user-specific access: - admin has full access to home folder of all users - standard user (everyone from group "users") has permission only for his home ...
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Using libreoffice base as GUI for MySQL database (os- ubuntu 14.04)

I have been trying to deploy one of my projects that uses jsp for the front end, tomcat7 for the server and a mysql database. I tried integrating the mysql database with the libreoffice database ...
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Get top 10 processes by network usage

The past 2 nights, my Ubuntu server had strange jumps in resource usage and everyone connected to it get a "Software caused connection abort" error and can't connect for about 5 min due to being timed ...
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Ubuntu Server Running Behind ASUS Router Can't Reach Network (dhcp issue?)

Running a Ubuntu server through my home network, and it's also utilizing a dyndns, which I presume (yes, I'm 'tech dumb') is configured on the server. The settings were fine on various routers, until ...
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Does deleting the interfaces config file reset ifconfig to default (DHCP)

Okay, so I have a remote Ubuntu Server (14.04). Yesterday, I tried changing some network configs in /etc/network/interfaces ... Yeah ... You get the picture ... Now I can't remote into it. I do ...
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How to install on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 amd64 imagemagick:i386? [duplicate]

Help me please! apt-get install imagemagick:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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ssh login on virtual server fails: account expired, LDAP authorization failed

I have a user account on a virtual server, running Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. When I try to login via ssh I get an error message: $ ssh myuser@myserver myuser@myserver's password: Your account has expired; ...
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FTP Login incorrect

I´ve installed the vsftpd on my Ubuntu 14.04. My vsftpd.conf: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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What happens when I try to run firefox on a remote server from my local machine

I am connecting to a remote server through putty. whereis firefox shows that Firefox is installed on the remote machine. Now, I want to know what is going to happen when I run firefox. Normally, if ...
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Networking stopped working after reboot

I powered down my headless, no gui file server to replace a seized fan and now the eth0 interface isn't picking up an IP address via DHCP; during boot it just sits there "Waiting for network ...
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Passwordless ssh not working?

I set up passwordless ssh between my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop laptop and my server running Ubuntu Server 14.04. It was all working. Then, I rebooted my server, and after that it stopped working. I tried ...
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Website sometimes won't load

I'm not sure if this is the proper forum that I can use to address my concern. I was working on a server and suddenly the client reported that the site stopped to load awhile ago and now it's working ...
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iptables service not started because of error (SVC_RUN_EXCEPT)

I installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I followed this tutorial. I managed to install it and can access the admin panel through my browser. However, when I try to start the server, this error ...
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Need a server to monitor the outflow of request

I am trying to open a small office, with the machine support of five. I would like to setup a proxy server to share the broadband connection in the ‎office and also to restrict the access to certain ...
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How do I connect two remote servers

I've been working with LANs using Ubuntu for some time now. So I have 2 office locations, each with their own Ubuntu servers. Now we need to link them and we have been provided with a leased line. In ...
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apache broke after upgrading

I tried to upgrade my php version with the help of this and somehow the apache version also upgraded. After this upgrade I got a lot of errors obviously and I managed to solve lots of them except this ...
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setup default directory for ftp user and not to allow him to access the parent directories

I have setup an ubuntu instance on Amazon AWS with nginx webserver installed on it. I would like to create an ftp user and give default access to /usr/share/nginx/www. The user shouldn't be able to ...
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Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Server Edition information need

I was wondering what's the maximum RAM, and maximum CPUs does the Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Server Edition can handle. I found a server computer I want to buy, which is a SuperServer 4048B-TRFT. I don't ...
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Setting up wireless (WPA2) on ubuntu server 14.04

To start off with, I'm really new to using linux so, if possible, be descriptive in your responses. I really want to learn but don't have a big knowledge-base on the subject. I'm sorry if I missed to ...
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ubuntu server downloading dropbox directory

how would i download a dropbox folder without downloading dropbox to my ubuntu server? Cause dropbox can send links but i cant figure out how to download it as a zip
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Why can't SABnzbd assign a port

I'm attempting to run SAB on a new Ubuntu 14.04 box. But it won't start, always failing with 'error: [Errno 99] Cannot assign requested address' no matter the user or port I start with. Even root gets ...
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Samsung tv serial commands with python

I have a Samsung Plasma display that I use a Python script to turn on and off with its serial interface. (ex-link). import time, serial ser = serial.Serial(port='/dev/ttyUSB0', baudrate=9600, ...
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Are there differences between ubuntu server 12.04 and 14.04 in network configuration during the installation?

I decided to turn my old laptop into a server just to learn about servers and linux. I installed the ubuntu server 12.04, I chose my wireless connection during the installation and I installed the ...
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Basic question about RAID/FlexRAID

I have an Ubuntu Server install (14.04.01) that I have been using for about 1 year. Its mostly used as a Samba and Plex server running off one 3TB hard drive. I purchased two more drives with the ...
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can't access kippo-graph

I have made an instance in AWS with Ubuntu Server 14.04/ 64bit as the OS I installed Kippo and kippo-graph following this tutorial http://bruteforce.gr/installing-kippo-ssh-honeypot-on-ubuntu.html ...
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install sites using virtualmin but ftp(proftp server,filezilla client) upload failed

I used virtualmin to creat multi sitex on a vps(ubuntu 14 lts). everything is OK except when I try to upload and try to update a file(former files on the vps are scp from another vps) it always ...
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Switching from Ubuntu Desktop to Server 14.04 [duplicate]

Ok, this Ubuntu disto was originally installed as Ubuntu Server 12.04. Along the line, someone thought it was a good idea to install ubuntu-desktop. It has since been upgraded to 14.04 LTS and remains ...
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Giving ownership of the directory to the apache user?

I have installed wordpress on LAMP. As I am new one to Ubuntu. So, I Used this online tutorial How to install wordpress on ubuntu manually But when I am trying to give ownership of the directory to ...
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Run a web server from any directory

I am writing a small website, but I do NOT want to figure out how to install and configure complete LAMP stack to test the website from my ~/home directory. That will be completely disruptive and ...
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Apache2 always opens the default website on localhost

I have multiple web project on my localhost Ubuntu 14.04 VM which i am trying to run using apache2. When i open my web browser and go to http://localhost:80 it will load apache2-graphite.conf When i ...
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Apache 2.4.7 in 14.04.1 (server) htacces problem 500 error

After a do-release-upgrade Apache was updated from 2.2.22 to 2.4.7. This upgrade went wrong. First php5 didnt work, but this has been fixed. Now I'm having problems when there are .htaccess files for ...
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Can only install some R-Packages (Ubuntu 14.04 server)

I am trying to install the FastRWeb package for R on this Ubuntu server. I updated sources.list with: deb http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/cran.r-project.org/bin/linux/ubuntu trusty/ I have tried both: ...