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Adding my domain's email in gmail for “Send mail as” gmail feature

I have email set up on my Ubuntu server and when I do dig mydomain.com mx the output is: ;; ANSWER SECTION: mydomain.com. 86400 IN MX 10 mail.mydomain.com. Now when I'm using gmail, I ...
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VM ware player Ubuntu post Installation problem- VT-x not in BIOS on lenovo T430

I am getting the following error: "This host supports Intel VT-x, but Intel VT-x is disabled" When I went into BIOS to change these, I did not find any option like "VT-x" Ubuntu version-14.04.01 VM- ...
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Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ed25519_key in /var/log/auth.log

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 instance running on AWS. I was browsing the auth logs (/var/log/auth.log*), and noticed the following line appearing: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ed25519_key ...
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IPv6 Tunnel behind NAT

I have a Ubuntu VPS with several IPv6 addresses as well as a IPv4 address. I am travelling often, so I want to set up a tunnel to my VPS which can be initiated from a laptop behind a NAT, which will ...
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MAAS Power-on problem IDRAC IPMI 2.0

I'm currently having a problem in getting MaaS (v1.7) to properly provision a Dell PowerEdge R630 server. The MaaS vm itself is able to detect the server automatically, and once the dell server boots ...
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Secure VMs on own cluster using Openstack and Ubuntu?

I recently got my hands on a bunch of old servers at work. The idea is to be able to deploy VMs across the cluster of machines and hand them out to people at my organization whenever they need a ...
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Installing ASP.NET and MVC 5 on Ubuntu server in VirtualBox

I've followed the instructions here and at the locations that blog post links to in order to install mono, libuv, and kvm on a virtual instance of Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to have worked fine ...
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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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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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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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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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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 (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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Cant send local mail by client

So I setup a DNS and Mail server, It works fine when I use the local account to send mail to each others, I use "telnet localhost smtp" to send mail or I use Thunderbird to send mail. My mail server's ...
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Using rsyslogd with imrelp in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to make use of imrelp in Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I check using lsof -i or netstat -autp nothing listens on the configured port. Package librelp0 is installed. What am I doing wrong? ...
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proftpd won't start

When trying to start proftpd server I get the following: /etc/init.d/proftpd start ProFTPD warning: cannot start neither in standalone nor in inetd/xinetd mode. Check your configuration. I ...
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default ubuntustudio 15.04 install crypto passphrase works fine except for swap

I did a fresh install of ubuntustudio 15.04 (64b), with activated encryption. I sometime get a request to provide a passphrase for ubuntu--studio--vg-swap_1, for example if I execute sudo service ...
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Best Ubuntu Server version for Windows ME computer

I have a very very old HP Pavilion 6835 that formally ran Windows ME. I'm currently looking at installing Ubuntu Server on it to host some files, but it is only capable of running anything that is ...
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Login to IDM Server with Ubuntu Client

I am new to Linux Admininstration and IDM server. I am using CentOS 7 on one machine ( PC1) and Ubuntu Client on another machine (PC2) . On the CentOS I have installed IDM Server which is running ...
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How to fix/remove isc-dhcp-server

For a long time I've had problems about the setup of my dhcp-server. I had the thought of reinstalling the OS and fix the problem that way but that isn't the correct way of solving the issue in this ...
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Can't connect with WIFI through nm-applet

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 with i3 on my laptop. The reason why I chose for the Server edition is because I wanted a minimal configuration. Additionally, I installed network-manager to help ...
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Auto deployment from bare Git repo to Apache

I am configuring a Ubuntu Server for our project now, Gitolite and Apache are working now without any problem and they are on same server, What I want right now is deploy Git repository to Apache ...
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Shared remote desktop over lightdm after reboot

On an Ubuntu 14.10 box, I set up vino-server and enabled remote desktop, which allowed me to see the applications currently running as the user sees them. However, I could not log in if the computer ...
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Complete walk through on creating a new user +Key if nessecary

I am very new to all of this. I use PuTTY to access my WHM Minecraft server without any issue as root. I want to make a new account, I have googled for 2 days and nothing is working. ...
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Change the time format for good on ubuntu server

I've noticed the date is misaligned, namely I got month day, hours and year, all mixed up - obviously I'm having the problem with the inverted date going as month-day-year. The ls command formats ...
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Server 14.04 froze and now I have a login loop

I have spent hours trying to get past this but to no avail. The server froze. I had to reset it using the power button. Now at the terminal login, I enter credentials, the standard screen showing ...
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Try DHCP first, if it fails assign static address and use the machine as a DHCP server itself

As the title says, I have a tiny screenless Ubuntu server that I move around, that has two different behaviors and needs to adapt automatically, that is, without any human intervention, at bootstrap: ...
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isc-dhcp-server: dhcp dynamically update dns records

i'm trying to dynamically update DNS records when DHCP give out addresses. but even though I have specified allow-update with a key in /etc/bind/named.conf.local and specified the same key in ...
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Server - connect to existing PPTP vpn and serve web traffic over vpn

I need to extend access to my database backed application to remote members of my team. This application is hosted on an Ubuntu server. Some of the data we're storing is protected by a contract ...
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Platforms to Email connection

I have a domain name with GoDaddy and self-managed VPS (Ubuntu 14.10) with different company. I'm still new when it comes to using anything but cPanel. If only I knew about the pure awesomeness of ...
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Basic Network Routing Question

I guess this is a very basic (dumb) question about routing. If I specify a route do I need to worry about a return path or does that also need to be specified? For example I have a WiFi hotspot on ...
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Use Zentyal on Virtualbox with Mac Mini host… Crazy?

We are looking at upgrading our current server system in my school. Right now we have Zentyal 3.* running on a standard desktop PC. We never upgraded since we didn't want to break anything on the ...
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How to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop to Ubuntu 14.10 Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop successfully installed on a dedicated PC but now wish to install Ubuntu 14.10 Server instead as I want to setup my own cloud server and also an Open VPN server. Is it ...
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Unusual behave - Virus Like

I am facing a very strange behave on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. I have an IPTV system providing cable TV and Internet through a router. My Ubuntu box is connected to the router and provides file serving ...
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Mount Nas to Ubuntu Server and samba?

I want to mount my NAS drive into my Ubuntu Server so I can reach it from my Windows desktop. So far so good. This is my Ubuntu server's /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.2/Public /DataShare/Aurora-NAS cifs ...
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RAID not assembling after reboot, throws “uuid not in config file” even though it is

I created a RAID5 array using 4 x 2.0Tb drives using the disks GUI. I used mdadm --detail --scan >> /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf to save the configuration. I opened the mdadm.conf file and double ...
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php5-fpm tuning - why do I have too many sleeping php-fpm processes?

So I recently went from apache2 with mod_php to apache2 with fastcgi and php5-fpm. (still same prefork module). But I am not sure if we have configured php5-fpm properly. We don't run a website but ...
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How do I connect to my VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04LTS from the host's public IP(or domain name)?

I've been having a hard time with this. It's probably been 3 days now... Anyway, I've set up my virtualbox on Windows7 with a bridged adapter (eth0). Installed LAMP server and it works. I can ...
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Can't change default port of a service (apache2 & postfix)

When trying to set up a server I stumbled upon a terrible problem: I can't seem to change a service's default port. I have tried to change Apache2's & postfix's default port and all I get (with ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 TLS plus Hardware RAID

I have just completed hadrware installation of my new RAID server which will run with Ubuntu Server OS. I have installed Ubuntu Server OS and everything run seemingly without problems. However, I ...
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IPv6 as public IP

I added a static IPv6 public IP address to my Ubuntu Virtual Machine. And routed it in my server, but can't get it to work. When I'm on the server, and go to the local IPv4 or IPv6 address, I get the ...
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PHP version update gone wrong

I've followed instructions on updating the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5 During the installation it threw php5-common dependency errors. I've managed to fix the dependency errors by ...
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Master Account to Upload Files to sftp Server

All, I'm building an sftp server that will be used for clients to download sensitive information. Our Medical Records team needs a way to upload the files to the clients home directory. I'm ...
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Sudo is not owned by root on a fresh install of 14.04 on a VPS. Huh?

Sudo is not owned by root on a fresh install of 14.04 on a VPS. Not familiar with this stuff. So why, what does it all mean and what can I do about it? Steps are: From the VPS management web pages ...
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Apache won't start - PHP issues?

I'm somewhat of a Ubuntu newb and have recently set-up a ubuntu VPS (on the azure network). I am using webmin / virtualmin as a means to administer the server and quickly * easily create and ...
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Moving From FreeNAS to Ubuntu Server

So I've just bought and installed an HP Proliant Microserver gen8 and upgraded it to 10GB RAM. I've installed FreeNAS onto a USB key (16GB) as recommended and FreeNAS is working well. Unfortunately, I ...
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Running etherpad as a service on raspberry pi [Fail]

I am setting up etherpad-lite on my raspberry pi ubuntu 14.04 server. I got stuck trying to make etherpad-lite run as a service, following these instructions (I've also checked several others but that ...
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rack server won't start

I am a beginner to ruby and rack ; trying to start a rack server and the rackup config.ru command does nothing. right now my rackup file is #!/usr/bin/env ruby require "rack" Rack::Server.start ...