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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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Enabling SSL breaks apache

I seem to be in the midst of a struggle between apache2 and ssl on my 12.04 VPS. Whenever I enable SSL on one of my virtual servers, apache fails to start. Upon examination of my virtual host's ...
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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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How to configure a static IP address, but DNS via DHCP

I've configured a static IP address in file /etc/network/interfaces: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.152.187.122 gateway 10.152.187.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 But I'd like DNS ...
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What would the Ubuntu Server be used for? [closed]

I don't truly understand what i would use that for and i am wondering, i have script coded a gaming server for Garry's Mod and i was wondering what this server would be used for ? ...
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How to easily secure Ubuntu Server [closed]

I'm in the process of learning how to manage a dedicated server. I currently have a server with Ubuntu 14.04. There will only be a game server installed on it, and fall2ban. I was wondering if you ...
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VPN server using two NICs

Currently, I have an Ubuntu server and desktop attached to my home network. However, I'm trying to get my server to have two network interfaces. One "internal", and one "external" that routes traffic ...
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Minecraft grinding to a halt

A friend of mine started a Minecraft server around 18 months ago, discontinued it around 12 months ago, and made the files available to others and me. A little more than a month ago I created my own ...
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Losing connection with static IP

Couple things. First, I'm relatively new to linux in general. Second, I've done my best to scour google, youtube and other places for help on this first before coming here for help. I appreciate ...
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A question about Webmin.ver 1.720

I'm using webmin to connect to Ubuntu server 14.04 - without any problems. Though there is one issue on the webmin System Information screen reporting - Drive temperatures sda: 27℃ (392 errors!) I'm ...
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MySql server not recognizing correct password

I have installed MySql server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have prior experience to it too. But whenever I login, using mysql -u root -p and after entering password it says: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access ...
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Why Can't I View Files In FTP Server

Why can't I view files in my FTP server? I have tried FileZilla: Status: Connecting to 192.168.1.123:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 220 I'm Not Home ...
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Ubuntu saying file does not exist when it does?

I am trying to access a file with this script: cd /home/rust/servers/rust1/ screen -X -S old_rust quit screen -dmS old_rust wine ./rust_server.exe -batchmode -cfg "./config.cfg" -port 28015 ...
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Ubuntu RTMP server output video over cvbs

I want to stream video from Adobe_Flash Media Live Encoder (FMLE) to an RTMP server (nginx, ffserver or crtmp) installed on a Cubieboard (cb2), and output that video stream over CVBS (RCA yellow, red, ...
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Ubuntu NFS - /var/nfs requires sudo

So I have setup a NFS client and server both running on Ubuntu server. The server is 14.04 and the client is 14.10. Not that it is related, but these are virtual servers on digitalocean. I have ...
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Any guide to run Nginx alognside Apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04 Server (VirtualBox)?

Is there any guide/tutorial/links for running Nginx alongside Apache2. If yes please provide the same ASAP. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 server on Virtual Box. I had already installed & working ...
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Tomcat7 is listening port but not processes requests

Im trying to run my web server in VPS based on ubuntu 14.04. As i tried before on other systems i can check if my tomcat is fine, by going to _http://myIp:8080 and see "It works" index page, but not ...
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How To Create a SSL Certificate on Apache for Ubuntu Server 12.04 (Virtual Box)?

I almost tried the following things to create ssl on apache2 but i think it is not working. I tried :- sudo a2enmod ssl sudo service apache2 restart Created a new directory for ssl sudo mkdir ...
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How do you install GUI on POWERPC Ubuntu 14.10 Server?

I have a PowerPC iMac G4, and would like to have Utopic Unicorn Desktop on it alongside Mac OS X. Unfortunately, I have only found a Server ISO. Can I just do sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Or ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop into Dell Server T320

OS : Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop LTE Terminal : Dell Poweredge T320 After installation, the performance seems sluggish and GUI becomes very slow. Any config or file I should take note ? Thank you all !
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Is it fine if I Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Ubuntu. My hard disk space is 500gbonly

Is it fine if I Dual Boot Windows 8.1 And Ubuntu. My hard disk space is 500gbonly. Will the performance of my laptop decrease??
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ping is working but update is not working on virtualbox guest

I have Ubuntu server 14.04.1 installed in VirtualBox. When the network adapter is set to bridged adapter I can ping google.com but apt-get update hangs on 0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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How do I open ubuntu 12.04 from safe mode?

I was updating my Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. After this, when I restart my Ubuntu then it doesn't open. I get an error on black screen. Error is given below: Fontconfig error: ...
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Mini-Ubuntu Server Distro Documentation

I am wanting to create and distribute a Ubuntu Server Distro, I have extracted the mini-ubuntu iso and inspected how it is created. And from what I can see it is very simple. However I would like ...
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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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Cannot get bugzilla to work on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS installed on my server computer. I've installed LAMP during installation process and phpmyadmin after that, which works without any problems. Then I've downloaded ...
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Test Apache2 default page on windows 7 browser (Virtual Box)

Successfully installed apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04 server (Virtual Box). I'm having windows 7 as host machine & want to access apache default page on windows browser How to access/test apache2 on ...
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Help needed in evaluating disk condition

I have a disk on and ubuntu server that I am not sure if it is failing or not. I installed smartctl via the command line, and piped the output to a file. the computer it is in, is a server in a ...
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Update from 13.04 to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a box standing at home, which i did not use for a quite long time, but i would like to update its OS to the latest LTS version of ubuntu - as mentioned in the title. I did search on google on ...
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Error while installing VirtualBox-guest-additions?

Windows 7 as host machine and Ubuntu 12.04 server as guest (Virtual Box) Got this error while installing VirtualBox-guest-additions The gcc utility was not found.If the following module compilation ...
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Process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions Virtual Box [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. Could you please tell me the whole process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions or provide me with ...
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How do I group /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow file content into new file by username?

Suppose I have content in /etc/shadow file like this: root:!!:16087:::::: ftp:!!:14796:::::: and in /etc/passwd file like this: ftp:x:40:49:FTP account:/srv/ftp:/sbin/nologin ...
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how to access ubuntu host from ubuntu guest

I installed Own Cloud 7 in my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop using Apache server. I can able to access Apache server from localhost. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in virtual box. Now i need to access the Own Cloud ...
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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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Move Ubuntu 14.04 server from HDD to USB

Here's the deal. I have Ubuntu server installed on a quite sluggish HDD which would be of better use as a storage disk. The mainboard supports USB3.0 and I have a 32gb USB3.0 drive that I would like ...
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Ubuntu server can no longer get address from DHCP

A couple of years ago, I set up an Ubuntu server with RAID to act as a home file server. All was well until last week, when my other computers could no longer access the files. My problem is ...
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Apache VHost (?) How can I make ISPConfig use https (443) instead of port 8080?

After searching for a long time (many many hours at a time, several times) I ended up making ISPConfig to work using https://example.com/ instead of https://0.0.0.0:8080. I did this because on some ...
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Very Specific Use Linux, Firefox, Ncomputing

Okay, here's my situation. I need 5 "Kiosks" with the ability to access one specific website for people to do a survey. This is the only task the machines need to do. I have an i3 computer (4gb ram) ...
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How to access the shared folder in Virtual Box?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I make a "Server12.04" named folder on my Host machine desktop & shared the same in Virtual Box ...
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Problem in virtualbox network

Install first time it was working properly. I wanted change network interface but i did't keep a backup. Now i can't connected to network in ubuntu server my host system is ubuntu pls advice me what ...
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How do i update server version without losing data?

yesterday i found the difference ubuntu desktop version and server version. As i am a beginner to server administration, and i'd like to test on ubuntu server. I am now using ubuntu 14.04 and i want ...
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Mediawiki only accessible from Windows clients

I've installed Mediawiki on Ubuntu server 14.04. Mediawiki works perfectly when I type the hostname of the server into a browser on one of my network's Windows clients. I've used both: ...
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Runescape private server blackscreen on startup

I have been having this issue for a while now, and it appeared so suddenly! I run ubuntu 14 through a Dell 11 chromebook and had almost all rsps' working just fine, then I accidentally messed some ...
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Cancelled ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS and now server won't boot

SOLVED. I cancelled the install as the title sais. The problem is now I can't boot into ubuntu, all it shows is a flashing underscore on a black background. I've tried resuming the download from the ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 14.01, apache 2.4.7 and htaccess, mode_rewrite

Going for about 1 week through all sorts of forum posts and trying nearly any suggestion I am still getting : Not Found The requested URL /home.html was not found on this server. Apache/2.4.7 ...
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Is ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic same as ubuntu 13

I'm new to the Linux environment and I'm using a server it has as a kernel Linux Ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic. I want to install same operating system in my desktop so please suggest me which version ...
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What do I need to set up a remote terminal

So I have looked at the other questions that seem similar to this one, but they don't answer it for me. I do not believe that VNC or Team Viewer is appropriate because I am not looking for a desktop ...
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Forwarding ports with iptables not working?

I have an ubuntu server (14.04.1) which is asking as a router for my network. It has an internet facing interface, eth0, and a second interface, eth1, for connecting to my 10.0.0.0 network. I am ...