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Software & Updates : server changes automatically to “Custom servers”

I set "Server for India" In Software & Updates as following: But It randomly (after some days) & automatically sets to "Custom servers" as following: How to stop changing this? Because ...
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Ubuntu Server (14.04 LTS) System-Wide Socks5 Auth Proxy

I have recently switched to the server version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am not aware of a way to apply a system-wide authentication socks5 proxy so that all traffic on that computer goes through the ...
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How to install git server with apache authentication on Ubuntu 14

I trying to install git server on Ubuntu 14 following these steps: www.jmuras.com I made a little change when creating git.conf and symbolic link cause goes on different folders for Ubuntu 14, i did ...
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'sh: 1: /usr/bin/xauth: Input/output error' error when trying to connect to school's server

I'm trying to connect school's server but it gives following error at opening: sh: 1: /usr/bin/xauth: Input/output error It does still connect to the server and I can change directories, but I ...
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Why is netcat remote shell not returning any output on ubuntu 12.04?

I'm connecting to a server I have on my laptop, both are on the same vmnet and both systems are Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. In order to connect I use reverse shell from the web sever. First I start listening ...
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Cannot access OSM map after server reboot

After rebooting my Ubuntu Server, I can't seem to access my map tile server at http://192.168.86.128/osm/slippymap.html (which I setup using the instructions at ...
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Ubuntu DNS server working, but getting errors in syslog

it's my first question to the forum here, so please go easy on me. I'm a Linux newbie and I experimented with setting up my own Ubuntu server (server name : araliya, domain: autun.hom, IP: ...
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Concurrent Multipath Transfer over SCTP

I'm trying to run Concurrent Multipath Transfer over SCTP. I have two machines running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS, and they have lksctp-tools 1.0.11+dfsg-1 installed Does this version support CMT? if ...
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Can webmin create a network interface bond for ubuntu 12.04?

I just picked up Webmin today after being fed up with using the command line for 6 months for my server running Ubuntu 12.04. I have liked it so far and have fixed many problems I had before. I have ...
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iptables ruleset blocking LAN and WAN

Having problems with your Intel I217-V ethernet port? I suggest you read this entire post. Whilst drivers were not my issue, nor my answer (in the end), this post will still provide useful insight. ...
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Problem Installing Server 12.04.4 AMD64 on HP Proliant DL585 G2

When I try and carry out the above installation the following message appears: gfxboot.c32: Attempted DOS system call INT 21 Boot: The system then just sits at the command prompt. Can anyone shed ...
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All motherboard ports non-functional after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu Server - I've been running 13.04 for about a year. Since it's no longer supported, I did a release upgrade to 13.10. That went smoothly. I then did another upgrade from 13.10 to ...
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How do I write a preseed file to exactly reproduce a default server build?

I'm trying to provision a batch of virtual servers. They are 100% nothing special - I go through the default install selecting English/UK, primary network eth0, hostname, default user, regular ...
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How to add MAAS node with out PXE boot

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 MAAS controller node on a physical m/c. I want to add another physical m/c to this MAAS controller. I don't have control over setting DHCP. Our router doesn't support ...
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unstable network connection Realtek RTL 8111

I have recently done fresh installs of 12.04 on two nearly identical machines. They both have the same network interfaces, Realtek 8111/8168. Both worked flawlessly with my previous version of ...
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Ubuntu Server losing network connection

My issue is simple, yet really complex. I recently installed Ubuntu server on an old stripped down laptop. It's a SAHARA LE1D, 1.4 Intel Celeron m I think. It's an old one, but still good. The eth0 ...
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Samba Slow between Mac and Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am having trouble with speed of access between iMacs running Mavericks and an Ubuntu Server using Samba. The server (12.04) is running on a former Dell PC with 3Gb RAM and a 2.8Ghz Pentium server. ...
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RSAT not Connecting When Trying to Administer Samba Domain on Ubuntu

I have created a domain server on Ubuntu using Samba. I have managed to connect to this domain using my windows 7 pro laptop. The guide I used to configure the samba domain on Ubuntu ...
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Raid5 can't start degraded, dropping to shell

Already posted about this here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2219141 but thought I could post here as well, in hopes that it would increase my chances of a solution :) I've been running ...
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Problem with tasksel in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install lamp server using this command: sudo tasksel install lamp-server But I always get this error: Can't call method "set" on an undefined value at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd.pm ...
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Ubuntu scripts/init.bottom Hang

I am trying to boot my 12.04 ubuntu server, and I am getting hung on: Begin: Running /scripts/init-bottom ... done. This is in a VM on HyperV. I have tried fsck, tried going into recovery mode and ...
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Dynamic library run as root

I have a dynamic library which must run as root, but for normal users who can not use sudo, they may not be able to use the library, is that possible to configure the dynamic library thus normal users ...
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Deploy app on OpenStack deployed locally on single machine

I have deployed OpenStack using DevStack on single Ubuntu 12.04 machine running all services. I actually have to develop a Private Cloud Document Management System Now, I want to know that how do I ...
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Only HTTPS sites are opening

After updating my Ubuntu 13.10 on 14 April 2014, I am not able to access HTTP sites while HTTPS sites are working perfectly both in Firefox and Chrome. My OpenSSL is built on: Mon Apr 7 20:33:19 UTC ...
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Windows 8 VPN Client connecting to UbuntuVNP Server fine but http from client is not working

I have connected my Windows Client to Ubuntu VPN pptp. I am able to access all servers in the private VPN network from my Windows client, however when accessing the Internet from Windows client it ...
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Make a Ubuntu Server ready for takeoff as a webserver

What are the necessary steps to make an ubuntu server ready for productive operation as a webserver? I've assumed that the server distro of ubuntu doesn't have to be further tweaked to make it ready ...
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Subdirectories Show 404 Not Found on 13.10 web server

I recently set up a web server on Ubuntu 13.10 and when I enter the external IP it works fine showing the index file of var/www/ but whenever I try to add a folder, say one called test, and I go to ...
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Create Jailed Users Using Programing Language

I want to create limited users in my system able to use only few commands. I read this question and jailkit is awesome and do what I want, except one thing creating the users dynamically (via ...
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Server possibly compromised

I'm running a host which I think may be compromised. I have noticed a binary called b26 taking up a good portion of our cpu resources at times. I did a quick google search on this and it mentions ...
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Open lastlog file from outside

Currently we took a backup of the lastlog file from Server1 and took it to Server2, however, we cant open it since the lastlog command opens only the lastlog of the server we are currently in, but not ...
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Why does Sitecopy download only empty directories?

I have a large remote FTP with about a half terabyte I need to make a local copy of and I set up Sitecopy to do it for me. After tweaking the settings I ran: sitecopy --fetch mysite.com then ...
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What is wrong with my network configuration?

This is what I have in /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.34 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.0.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 gateway 192.168.1.254 ...
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Samba permissions between 2 linux machines

Been pulling my hair out for days over this. I'm sure the problem lies not with the samba configuration itself, but permissions, and I'm at a loss to figure out what's wrong! Here's my samba share ...
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Simple Linux mailserver for sending “notification” emails

I am looking to set up a simple postfix server on Ubuntu server 12.04 to use for "notifications" from simple equipment like UPS devices. My company is moving to an external hosted provider for our ...
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Non-System Disk Error“ or ”Disk Error" Appears on Black Screen

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12. 04 server on my old 2002 HP 268900-999 desktop. I made a start up USB using the live disk creator in Ubuntu 13. 10. I set the computer to boot to USB first in the ...
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I cant ping my domain from outside

I can't ping my domain from outside my vps. I tried in cmd.exe -> ping domain.com but I didnt get any answer. But when I try via putty console I can do it: ; <<>> DiG 9.8.1-P1 ...
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(Solve) Connecting Ubuntu Server 12.04 to public network (internet access)

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my computer. I want to setup my dedicated server for web server and also I already have my own domain for web hosting company. I followed these instructions ...
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swift proxy server not running

We are making a private cloud using openstack manual install guide of essex version. We have reached the swift configuration part. For installing swift we need 5 components ,proxy server being the ...
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How can I view my stored media on my PS3 on my Ubuntu server?

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server and setup Samba I believe to use as a general use home server. How do I go about making this server available to my PS3 so that I can view my stored media on my ...
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How to run BitTorrent Sync web browser gui via ssl

I have installed BitTorrent Sync on my Ubuntu server, but noticed that the web gui does not use ssl for login (https://server:8888/gui does not work, however http://server:8888/gui does). This is both ...
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0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

I'm doing a project for College where I have to host a specific piece of software on a Ubnutu server and allow any hosts on the server's network to install the software. When my server's network ...
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Desktop's “Connect to Server” function repeatedly asks for SSH password after connecting

I would like to use the "Connect to Server" function (available from the Ubuntu desktop menu) to open a Nautilus window showing the file system of another machine through SSH, since I find it easier ...
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After update and reboot 12.04 lts server eth0 fails to start

I am working on a 12.04 lts LAMP server. after running the latest updates I no longer have network connectivity. I get fails on boot for "configuring network device" and virtual network device. if ...
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Could not init font path element /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType, removing from list!

I am trying to install xvfb on my ubuntu server(without desktop) in order to run a selenium test case. I followed this tutorial but while running the below code it showed me error like: ...
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Not able to go to any sites after a few minutes

So, on our machine we bought to host our server... We can load pages for a few minutes, however after starting all of our Minecraft servers we cannot load any pages at all (including WGETing files off ...
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Setting up L2TP/IPSec VPN Server with OpenSwan fails during IPSec authentication

I'm trying to set up my Linode server (Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS) to act as a L2TP/IPSec VPN server for when I'm traveling in China so that I can access Facebook/Twitter/YouTube on the go. I've followed ...
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How to allow multiple users to use the X display?

I got a physical machine running Ubuntu 12.10 server edition along with a X server + Unity. I would like to remotely connect to this machine through SSH to run a graphical application over the remote ...
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Public Folders in Dovecot on Ubutu 12.04 Server

Im trying to get a "public" mailbox to collect generic emails like sales@, info@ etc, ive followed the guide on the Dovecot page, making sure I was following the wiki for Dovecot2 but I cant for the ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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disk is full, but cannot find big files or folders

Ubuntu server shows me that I use allmost all disk: Usage of /: 95.5% of 118.12GB And I try to find big folders and files, run ncdu: ncdu 1.8 ~ Use the arrow keys to navigate, press ? for help ...