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is there a unified management console for Ubuntu 12?

is there something similar to the management console in Windows for example GUI based Device Manager In windows server there is a server management console through which we can manage all system ...
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OpenVPN not listening on port

I just set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS but sadly I can't connect to it. When I made a portscan I found that my custom 11940 port where openvpn should listen is closed. The default 1194 port is also ...
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Is it good practice to backport source packages from newer Ubuntu releases?

My plan is like this: Say I'm running 12.04 LTS, life is good, but its packages guadually become old. Then 12.10 is out, I add a deb-src line in my sources.list, and backport (download source, build, ...
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Is the file '/etc/network/interfaces' ignored when I use the Network Manager?

I had this configuration in a server /etc/network/interfaces auto em1 iface em1 inet static address 192.168.1.250 network 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 ...
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RDP Printer not Showing ( Lubuntu to Windows Server 2008 r2)

I'm new to ubuntu... I'm currently running Lubuntu latest version on my PC and RDP to windows server 2008 r2 works pretty well. But I can't detect any local printer on the network. I'm using Remmina ...
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Using Ubuntu Server machine as a DHCP and DNS server to forward URL's to IP addresses

I'm inexperienced with Linux servers but I've done okay so far - basically I want this machine to dish out IP addresses via DHCP (done) and then I also want it to act as a DNS server that simply sends ...
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Unable to locate package ambari-server in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install ambari server in virtualbox ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. I'm following this installation guide. ...
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Forwarding specific traffic to another LAN

I've searched and searched but i didn't find an answer. I'm very sure this is not a duplicate question. there's a LAN of about 40 computers all running Ubuntu 15.04. There are two servers both Ubuntu ...
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apache2 and bugzilla help

I have a problem with the bugzilla and restarting apache2. When i try to reload apache2 it says: The apache2 configtest failed. Not doing anything. Output of config test was: AH00526: Syntax error ...
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Unable to install ACL

I am unable to install ACL on my Ubuntu 14.10 server (see output). david@server:/mnt/storagedata$ sudo apt-get install acl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Is it possible to maintain server from account without admin rights?

I am wondering how should I proceed if I want to hire someone to maintain my Ubuntu server. If I give admin rights to his account he may do a lot of damage if he decides to, but if I don't give him ...
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Automatic software management for user groups

When adding new users, is it possible to install software based on their user groups? For example a Netbeans IDE for say a 'Java development' group or a LAMP stack for a 'web development' group. ...
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How to run BIND DNS server as unpriviledged user?

I am developer and I use BIND DNS server to debug software. On Windows and on CentOS 6 Linux it is not a problem. I use following command line: named -f -c "/my/custom/config.conf" It works OK (of ...
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Multi-headed Gaming VM Host on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to build a multi-headed gaming system based on an Ubuntu Server 15.04 host with either Windows or Ubuntu/Linux Mint guests. I have gotten the systems nearly working with Linux Mint/Ubuntu ...
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Reverse DNS Lookup on ubuntu inside virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 inside virtualbox on win7 using NAT for networking. I had to run the command : VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Ubuntu" --natdnshostresolver1 on Which basically tells the guest to ...
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Both upload/download from my server stopped

My EC2 instance suddenly stopped to respond the upload and download requests (this instance was working without any problems almost a year), I couldn't find why this's happening. Webserver ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - Networking Disabled upon Reboot

I am a brand new user to ubuntu, so bear with me through this. I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 server on an old laptop to use as a media server. Installation went fine, upon rebooting though both ...
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Experiencing kernel panics, freezing and network errors. Please help!

I've had my own home server now for approximately 4,5 years and it's been running fairly smooth except for some disk breakdowns etc. Although, at various times I've been having issues where the server ...
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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my Mail server stops sending any new mails, and i each time i find the blow error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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Apache not starting

So I tried to start my apache2 server with the following command... sudo service apache2 start But then I get this error message... Job for apache2.service failed. See "systemctl status ...
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server cs1.6 vps amazon ubuntu dont work

I have a problem with my amazon Ubuntu VPS. I tried to open cs1.6 server. I opened a port 27015 :iptables -I INPUT -p udp --dport 27015 -j ACCEPT and it's done. I put this command in putty : ...
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Is there a fix for seeing an access 2013 backend on an ubuntu server?

Personally, what I know about Ubuntu can fill a thimble and leave room for your thumb, but the guy that set up my employer's server has a MS thing, even though every other machine in the place uses ...
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Connect To Lubuntu Server Via SFTP From Web

I have a Lubuntu machine which I use as my main home file backup. I have a Wordpress blog which I would like to backup using a plugin. The plugin allows backup to FTP/SFTP, so this seems the best ...
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What is the secret unicode key for maas when reconfiguring maas-cluster-controller

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server with maas server. I had an issue with rabbitmq message broker and reinstalled it. But it accidentally deleted region-controller settings and when configured again it asked ...
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Installing IonCube on Ubuntu without root privileges

I'm attempting to install IonCube loaders via the ionCube Loader Wizard. I selected "local" and then on the next step, I get the following message: Please note that the following problem ...
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PXE Boot Problems /cdrom access denied

I am having issues with trying to PXE boot the latest Ubuntu 15.04 MATE image. I have mounted the ISO and copied the files to /tftpboot/nfs/ubuntu/ I am using syslinux, and followed this tutorial: ...
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Enable shutdown from another computer on LAN without entering sudo password

I'm trying to execute this script from my laptop to shutdown the server without having to enter the sudo password. (Both are running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS) ssh -t lachlan@192.168.0.xxx sudo shutdown -h ...
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PXE install Ubuntu Server using NFS

I have Ubuntu 15.04 Live booting from PXE using NFS. Now I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 using same combination of pxelinux and NFS. Installer loads but it is not using Local Network NFS, ...
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Automatic Ubuntu server installation not working - error with booting from usb drive

I am working on automatic Ubuntu installation iso file. I followed the guide shown here: https://pricklytech.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/ubuntu-server-unattended-installation-custom-cd/ The iso file ...
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How to run php files in ubuntu?

I installed apache2, php5 and mysql. http://localhost/ url in browser shows it works. I saved a php file in /var/www/ as testphp.php. Code in the file is.. <?php phpinfo(); ?> Now on entering ...
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Postgres server start fails - WANTED: netstat -ant|grep 5432 output explanation

INFO: I'm working on a Ruby on Rails app. Hosting on Heroku with postgres. Tried running "heroku run rake db:migrate" as usual, but getting error "cannot connect,... check if something else is already ...
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CPU hard lockup with Ubuntu 14.04 server on AMD machine

I have the following workstation configuration with 64 cores: 4x AMD Athlon 6378 2.4GhZ 128 GB Ram Supermicro motherboard H8QGI-F-O 2 x 512 GB SDD Samsung with software RAID-0 setup I am running ...
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Error “Can't assign requested address” when ssh-ing to remote server

On ubuntu 14.04 I have installed openssh, changed the ssh port. I can login within LAN with no problems, but I cannot access it from outside. I also have: allowed it though firewall and set up port ...
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Domain name is syntactically invalid

I trying to send e-mail via exim . when i try to send mail to mail.ru i got an error . What should i do? host domain on my machine? and why it is syntactically invalid. How should i reconfigure my ...
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Create nested samba shares with different user access

I am working at a small company and am the most tech-savy so I am in charge of setting up the server. I chose linux because of it being free and less malware prone. I am a novice linux user. I have ...
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linux and MSSQLServer

I have an application in Linux and a database in Windows based pc in MSSqlserver. Yet my application can not connect to sqlserver.this is while it replies as I ping the target pc which the data base ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS Local Connections refused

I have some local services running on a little server box at my home. Since a few days ago, only half of them are working though. SSH, Samba, netatalk, Plex are all running fine while I can't connect ...
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Using MSMTP with GoDaddy relay servers. Help?

Okay first of all I have done my homework and research on this. Most of the guides that I have found are for setting up MSMTP with Gmail. First let me tell you what I have done so far. My box is ...
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Mixing SSD and HDD in a ubuntu server?

Is it possible to mix SSD and HDD together in a file server? I want my configuration to be: ~ 4x60GB SSD ~ 4x2TB HDD I will install the ubuntu server into one of the SSD, can I set the partition ...
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Modifying php.ini - Wont see any changes after edit

I got a server that runs : PHP Version 5.5.9-1 ubuntu 4.9 I wanted to edit the "correct" php.ini file so i can enable some features. First of all i used: root@server ~ # find / -name php.ini ...
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Question with connecting to Docker container on virtualized Ubuntu server

As a web designer I have been using VirtualBox to set up temporary work servers for my projects. Lately I've been trying to reduce the number of virtual machines on my laptop(due to limitations of ...
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Connect to network - network is unreachable

Although I am able to browse the net just fine I keep getting network unreachable when I run a download using my Java program. It was working fine till yesterday but now it is suddenly giving me ...
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Folders, shares and permissions

I want to organise my home network for my family, so: kids get their own login (probably on a Windows machine). Kids get read/write access to their own folder. Kids get read-only access to a folder ...
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Error Setting up Minecraft-init Script

I run a Ubunut 14.04 64Bit Server and try to get a vanilla Minecraft server to run as a Service. I found a good script here: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Server_startup_script I set it ...
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Apache daemon problem /etc/init.d/apache2

For the last 5 weeks, I have monitored some strange behavior. Every week at logrotate process time, the init script /etc/init.d/apache2 is being rotated as if it were a log file. The first week it ...
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SVN over HTTPS broken after 12.04LTS upgrade to 14.04LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Up until the upgrade, I was running Subversion over Apache 2.2 without any issues. After the upgrade I get Access Forbidden messages when connecting from ...
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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System Center Configuration Manager for Ubuntu?

Anybody knows if Ubuntu has a tool like: "System Center Configuration Manager" from MS? I want to remotely distribute software. Thanks in advance.
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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- ...