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Permission denied for *.pem file

I have *.pem and *.ppk file for my server I tried to ssh into it using that. But it showed permission Denied. I took verbose log for that. But I am not able to understand why it said permission ...
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How do I fix empty localhost/cgi-bin directory?

I am able to open the localhost/cgi-bin folder but it is empty. I have created a few files in /usr/lib/cgi-bin with 755 permissions. Content of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf Mutex ...
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Wrong permissions on configuration file of phpmyadmin

I have installed xampp on Ubuntu 15.04 and after starting the server, I get: phpMyAdmin - Error Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable! How should I proceed?
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restart my app server automatically through upstart script

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 machine in which I am running my C++ app server which I am controlling through upstart script. Meaning whenever my app server crashes my upstart script will restart them back ...
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Multi user, multi system, non central, software development server? [closed]

I currently develop many different types of application and until now have had a 'base' linux system for everyday general use. Within this system I use VirtualBox to install different Linux ...
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Best practices for installing Java on secure server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I see there are a number of ways to install Java on Ubuntu... what I want to know is about which way is best for a server that is secure and running a Java web application. The three ways I know of ...
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Why I can't use the CATALINA_HOME environment variable?

I am not yet a Linux guy and I have the following problem with environment variable. So I want to add a permanent environment variable and I do in this way: I open the /etc/profile file and I add ...
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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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Ubuntu Samba Permission

Hi I created a Samba file server on an Ubuntu. And gave all users -R 777 permissions, this works for like a day. But after that time the permissions rollback somehow. The users do not have 777 ...
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Mysql didn't startup after rebooting

After I rebooted my server, everything started up normally except for "mysql", i tried to start it up manually "/etc/init.d/mysql restart" or with "service mysql restart", it fails In log file it ...
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Bind9 DNS Setup [migrated]

I have my network set up like this: My question: what is the best approach for setting DNS on this network so that all host (H1, H2 and H3) can resolve each other? It is enough to just have NS1 as ...
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eth0 can't get ip when use bridged mod

Hi I have error in my machine when startup. It doesn't show ip address when I use bridged network ! ,in virtualbox .so every time after booting done I use this command line to disconnect device sudo ...
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FreeIPA equivalent for Ubuntu Server 14.04

For my small business I have a primary work server (Dell T320) running Ubuntu 14.04. This is my host OS for the KVM Visualization platform - which in turn runs a virtual Firewall, an MS Server 2012R2 ...
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ssh stalls at debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent

So I try 'ssh -v server' and it stalls at: debug1: SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT sent which seems to be because the destination is not accepting my connection? I can ping the server though! (I do $ping host_ip) ...
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Hostname of machine changed unexpectedly to mongodb after reboot

I have mongodb 3.0.4 installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, and after I did a reboot I noticed that the hostname changed to mongodb. Indeed I see myuser@mongodb instead of myuser@myhostname as it was ...
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Ubuntu server 15.04 missing device ppp0

Hey guys i upgraded my server from 14.10 to 15.04 and i noticed that VPN doesn't works , the configuration is exactly the same but it doesn't work. I read somewhere that I have to delete the route ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 VM stuck on GUI at login

I am a bit a newbie with Ubuntu, so I am hoping you can help me. All of a sudden today, my ubuntu 15.04 VM (ESXi 5.5) has stopped booting after entering my password. It does get to the login screen. I ...
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Ping error for a specific IP in virtualbox

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Virtualbox and connects to the Internet using a pppoe client. The network type is bridge on Virtualbox. I can access 4.2.2.4 and google.com servers but cannot ...
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How to open a file in a browser?

When I open some .html file on my Windows 8.1 (for example this file C:\Users\me\sbox\foo\client\index.html) in a browser (the url is this: file:///C:/Users/me/sbox/foo/client/index.html), the browser ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server installation

Hi I'm trying to upgrade an old version of ubuntu server to ubuntu-server-14.04. However there is a large amount of data under /home (1.4 TB) which I do not want to lose. Nor do I prefer to make a ...
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What should i use to store files for a Plex Server?

I'm runnning ubuntu server 14.04 and I wanna know the best way to store files on the Server i was going to use Samba but a friend of mine looked at me like was retarted lol. so im coming here
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Wordpress Installation on VM on VMWare workstation. FQDN redirecting incorrectly to 127.0.0.1

Here's some network specifics about the problem. VM installed on VMWare workstation (v.10.0.0 build - 1295980) running on a Windows 2008 R2 server host in a windows environment. The end result is ...
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Backing up live Mozilla profiles

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 installation which acts as a file server for Windows 7 clients through samba. We use Firefox as our web browser and Thunderbird as our email client on the W7 machines, ...
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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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Network interfaces disappeared after dist-upgrade

Ever since upgrading to Ubuntu server 15.04, my eth0 and wlan1 won't come up. I've checked /etc/network/interfaces, and it looks the same as before the upgrade, but when I ifup eth0 it says the device ...
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Home Backup Server with Ubuntu - Drive Controller Configuration

I am planning a build for a personal backup server; building essentially a NAS that I would install backup utilities on. I want to run Ubuntu Server as the OS, and am hoping for around 5-6 individual ...
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Can Postfix check for a user on a downstream smtp?

the simplest solution for backup mx is a second postfix which relays every email to the main-server. The main problem is backscatter, when the server comes back online. Most of the time both systems ...
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How to install the printer installer on Ubuntu Server with Openbox?

I want to install the printer (connected to the computer) using the printer installer which is founded in default installations of Ubuntu that come with some graphical part (Gnome, Unity etc). There ...
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Print documents using Ubuntu server and openbox

I'm running Ubuntu server with Openbox on an old computer -- everything is running smoothly. Supposing I got a PDF document or so, how can I print it to the printer? I guess I have to install ...
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Does not shown the network manager indicator and does not get DHCP IP from server? [duplicate]

I was working in Ubuntu 12.04. In that the network manager does not get IP address from server also the network manager icon missing. The nm-applet also missing. Can anyone suggest me how to solve ...
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Best iSCSI Target for Ubuntu 15.04

What is preferred service for iSCSI target on Ubuntu Server 15.04 ? Most tutorial shows IET but isn't outdated server ? There is also LinuxIO and SCST, but what is Ubuntu 'recommended' ?
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Why is apache2 .htaccess rewrite not working with /index/ [closed]

I have been through many of the questions/answers and can't find a solution that fixes this issue. My rewrite is working (for the most part). The following work no problem at all: ...
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How to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume with Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm attempting to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume via Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. I've set this up successfully between two Macs but I'm having a problem Ubuntu to Mac. I've setup the shared volume ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 eth0 loads not load after 1st updates

I have a fresh install of Server 14.04 running on an old Dell OptiPlex 755 MT. It automatically connects to my network and I can reach it through SSH without an issue. I also made sure to edit the ...
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Samba: Mac cannot access share?

I have a anonymous share setup on my linux box. I'd like to access it without passwords from my mac. However, when I try to do that it crashes my Finder. Here's the samba config: [global] ...
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Host a website locally on ubuntu server 14.04 over wifi

I have a web application which makes use of the LAMP installation. Its currently hosted on amazon's ubuntu ec2 instance Now we have to completely eliminate the use of internet. For that we are ...
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Workstation Desktop Shortcut Icon to a Windows document server

I am New to Ubuntu. I've searched all kinds of FAQ's and Forums, but have yet to obtain a simple answer to these questions. Probably a typical situation for a new Linux User. Here are my ...
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problem with set permissions to wordpress

I have install Wordpress,set first 755 to Worpress directory to can access the web page , now i can't upload anything , it's says Unable to locate wordPress Content directory (wp-content). Also ...
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Setting up forward-only email server

I am setting up an email server whose only purpose will be to forward incoming emails to corresponding mapped email addresses. Here are the requirements: I don't store any email on my server. It ...
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help to determine right path for site directory apache2

This is my .conf file <VirtualHost 192.168.1.10:80> ServerName test.com ServerAdmin admin@test.com ServerAlias www.test.com DocumentRoot /var/www/test.com ...
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Mysql DB Location and users [duplicate]

I can't figure out where the Mysql databases and Users is located in Ubuntu 14.04 my scenario is that i want to move the DB and users from 10.0.2.2 to 10.0.2.21 with rsync but obliviously i need to ...
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How can I fix phpMyAdmin, broken after Ubuntu update?

I updated Ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04 and during the update process it asked for my dba password so it could update phpMyAdmin, however it kept refusing it. Possibly due to it saying it was trying ...
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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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Difference between using mysql in xampp and using mysql seperately

I have used xampp on windows to do some php programming(basic) and now i'm trying to do some python/perl database connectivity programs(again basic) with mysql. The thing is when i used xampp, it ...
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tcp, where to start looking? I can reach server from LAN but get CONNECTION RESET from WAN

I have working websites running under Apache. They are perfectly accessible from the LAN. I also set up part of the server to be accessible from WAN. This worked at first (beginner's luck, no ...
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403 forbidden to my apache server

I set up an apache sever, this is my conf file in "sites-availiable": <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName myhostname.com ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot ...
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Web services integration to new server

I currently have an apache server running my Drupal web site on an ubuntu 14.04 machine. Recently we had some development work done with the site and the developers created web services with API ...
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Installing a NAS server with multiple hard drives

I am setting up a NAS server hopefully with a ZFS file system. I have a question I haven't been able to find a straightforward answer to online. I am plaining to have my main OS on a 60gb ssd, I have ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 - What is the default configuration for CouchDB?

I installed the CouchDB using aptitude install couchdb. The service is running. I did not changed anything else. But when I try http://127.0.0.1:5984 it gives a refused connection. Can anyone help me ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 how to login using ssh?

After installation, I tried to login from a remote computer using ssh. It asks for the password but it does not allow the server password as valid. What is the default configuration for ssh in Ubuntu ...