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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 ...
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Installing Ubuntu server 12.04 - usb is set as primary device

I'm trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 from usb. In bios, I'm setting usb as first to boot and then follow steps from How do I install Ubuntu Server (step-by-step). But when it comes to installing ...
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KVM: Multiple bridges over single NIC

In my KVM host (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) I want to setup one private network for the guests with static IP and internet access. Host is on a remote machine. I've the following configuration in the ...
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Ubuntu Server stuck at boot (Starting uuid generator uuid)

When I originally installed a brand new server using netinstall and booted a freshly new installed Ubuntu, it wouldn't boot, but I resolved that with the vga=normal nomodeset kernel parameters. Now ...
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Install LDAP on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to configure OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Clients (Ubuntu 14.04 and/or Linux Mint 17). It works with su command, ssh or in terminal but it doesn't work on login screen. Just ...
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tcpd[3674]: connect from unknown (unknown) - Am I being hacked?

Earlier today I had 7 tcpd processes on my server running at 100% cpu for a long period of time. Looking into syslog I found a lot of lines like this: tcpd[11447]: connect from unknown (unknown) ...
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sudo useradd: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again later (no lock files)

When doing this on Ubuntu server 14.04: camilstaps@localhost:~$ sudo useradd --home-dir /var/www/xxx.camilstaps.nl/ --no-create-home --root /var/www/xxx.camilstaps.nl/ --shell /bin/sh xxx I'm ...
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APACHE 2 DNS: DNS for mail server

I am trying to configure my own mail server. My domain name is: exemple.net I've created a sub-domaine (a virtual host an apache2): mail.exemple.net my hostname is: server01 (the name of the server ...
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HTTPS Not working on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Apache 2.4

Ok, I've been trying to fix this for about a week but can't find anything that's similar enough to my situation to fix. I'm on a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've set up everything on the ...
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Email server working but can't forward email

So I setup a VPS Ubuntu server and installed an email server mostly using this tutorial as a guide and I can setup virtual users with mailboxes and send and receive email through them. The problem is ...
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AppArmor on BeagleBoard Black (and probably other ARMv7 devices)

I've installed Ubuntu onto my BeagleBoard, using the instructions at http://www.elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu . This runs the ARM version of Ubuntu 14.04. This all went to plan and it worked, and I ...
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want to use new headless server with VirtualBox; startx hangs at extension GLX

ssh'ing into the server and running startx yields this. Background info that may help: I originally hooked up my monitor and keyboard directly to the box, but now wondering if there are some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, a lot of problems with `JACK` and `qjackctl`

i tried all i could look up on the net to come up with nothing that fixed it here are the things i am seeing and what i am tring to do is used my guitar via usb to a guitar program and i get CANNOT ...
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How do I run this script?

I'm trying to install the BadgeKit API and I need to run this: #!/usr/bin/env node var assert = require('assert'); var fs = require('fs'); var path = require('path'); var util = require('util'); var ...
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Does there exist a way within the context of MAAS to specify which disk shows up as sda when provisioning nodes with multiple disks?

I am looking for a method by which I can specify the disk elected to be sda on enlisted MAAS nodes with multiple disks when they undergo commissioning, OR a method to specify which disk of those found ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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Ubuntu server stops working after a while

After around 4-5 hours, my Ubuntu server running plex media server stops responding. Here's all the server reacts when crashed: the server screen stays black with no command line interface ...
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Ubuntu Server Double Accounting For Space Used

All - I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and mounted an LVM drive under /media. It seems though that the server is double accounting for space and reporting that / has run out of space. Is there ...
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How to setup Ubuntu server web development environment from 0

I had been searching for a good and complete tutorial for How to setup Ubuntu server web development environment from 0 with GIT. Is there any tutorial that you can give me? Thank you
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Prevent SFTP from disconnecting

I am using the latest version of FileZilla (3.9.0.6) to connect to a fully up-to-date Ubuntu Server 14.10 with OpenSSH. When I SSH into the server using PuTTY, the connection never times out. I stay ...
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SSH login script before login

I have two questions: Is it possible to execute a script during an ssh connection at the time the banner /etc/issue or issue.net is displayed? I know about motd, but it is executed AFTER login. I ...
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How To Install Ubuntu Server 14.04 Offline

I am having trouble installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 to a PC I am trying to use as a NAS. I have a router for my LAN but no internet access where I live. Without internet I can't connect to an image ...
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filezilla error Connection timed out in Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I want to connect ftp using FileZilla but its getting following error, instead when I connect to another host its connecting. Anyone have any idea ? Status: Connecting to 205.186.187.210:21... ...
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Setting up postfix

I am trying to setup mail server on my Amazon EC2 following this guide. But when I came by step 12, I ran into a problem, that it does not seems to have 250-mail.domain.com in the ehlo-result? Which ...
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Migrating from Windows 2000 (Server) to Ubuntu 14.10 (Server)

I'm BRAND SPANKING new to Linux. I'd really appreciate any help I can get with this. I've been tasked to upgrade a dying Windows 2000 box that acts as a file and print server. Sounds easy, right? ...
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Trying to set up Apache Virtual Server on Virtualbox

I have set up an Ubuntu 14.04 server with a Lubuntu front end in Virtualbox. I now want to configure two virtual servers on this system (something I have already done successfully on Windows). I just ...
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403 Forbidden message with Apache www directory inside of home

On my Ubuntu server, I've changed my /var/www directory to a subfolder inside of my home directory, and I'm now getting 403 "Forbidden" errors in my browser. I've read through a lot of similar ...
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Is it possible to access an Ubuntu server on multiple networks?

I hope someone can help. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS running in VirtualBox, running as a web server on my laptop. I take my laptop between home and work, so the network configurations are ...
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different password for root priviledge

currently I'm actually having a security concern regarding acquiring root privilege on my server. Current situation: I login using SSH to my server and I use my user account for this, this user ...
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Apache - Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost

Im not able to access my localhost server by firefox. Im using apache, and ive tried to run the following commands $ service apache2 status * apache2 is running $ sudo service apache2 restart * ...
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How to config PORT KNOCKING on CSF ubuntu server and access it by linux?

I'm trying to run port knocking work on a CSF on a small VPS, i setup this: 1 - the result of csf first test ok 2 - TCP_IN = "53,80" TCP_OUT = "53,80,113,443" UDP_IN = "53" UDP_OUT = "53,113,123" ...
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Issue with Apache after upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS

I have been reading the forums for a while but just joined. Hopefully I can contribute as much as I ask questions. Anyways, I recently upgraded an Ubuntu linux server from 12.04 to 14.04. Everything ...
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open for write: permission denied but write_enable = YES

I need to upload files via ftp to my website. I have changed permissions, added users, uncommented the write_enable, but nothing seems to work. I ALWAYS get open for write: permission denied Any ...
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Settings LDAP Users Roles/Permissions at Application Level

I configured LDAP server on my Linux machine and create users/group accordingly as required. I have different groups like: admin/managers/executive/developers/users/clients. Now I have around 10 ...
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Graphical servers monitoring

I am using Ubuntu with Apache, PHP, Mysql, SSH ,Mail, FTP ... servers. Is there any application that monitor these servers activities? How can I monitor all servers be actived or see any activity on ...
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ubuntu server on Jetson TK1

Can you install Ubuntu server on a Jetson-tk1 (Wiki)? I want to try using it at a low power mini web server. It comes with Ubuntu 14.04, which locked up after package updates. I tried restoring the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 File Server, using Samba, NFS, OwnCloud and SFTP, all on the same mounted path

My Ubuntu 14.04 box has a mounted HDD with ext4 on local the path /Public I chown the path to my only username so I can transfer files using SFTP (via SFTP client) from my Windows Machine. I wanted to ...
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How can I change the date of 12h to 24h?

How can I change the date of 12h to 24h of my ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS? My current locale: $ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="en_GB.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_GB:en" Using $ sudo date nnddhhmmyyyy.ss?
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The 6th hard drive is smaller than the actual size in Ubuntu Server 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Server: I have installed 6x2TB drive on a DELL server. Only the first 5 are recognized as 2TB. the last one only shows 100G. The problem is not a hardware problem. Since when using ...
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Server slow after Nginx errors and restarting PHP

I have a server with Intel Xeon 2xE5520 2.27GHz, 48 GB Ram, 2x146 GB 15K HDD (Raid) OS Ubuntu 14.04.01, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.5.9, MySQL. Webmin. My website is video portal. Traffic is approximately ...
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Entering an encrytion phrase through a serial port connection

I am building an Ubuntu 14.04 stand alone server, text install. I have rerouted the console through serial port /dev/ttyS0. During boot I am getting the full boot up display through the serial port. ...