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APT complaining about no space left on device, although there is plenty

I'm having an issue with an Ubuntu server. It currently is not happy with APT for some reason and is giving me the following error: SystemError: E:Could not open file /var/cache/apt/srcpkgcache.bin - ...
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How to deal with mixed permissions while using rsync?

I have a directory which I wish to duplicate on a remote server using rsync. Incidentally, these files are put in the synced directory by use of a Samba share, from Windows clients. I've created a ...
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Suddenly remote NFS folders will not auto-mount when booting up

I have a headless server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with all latest updates. It is sharing a number of folders using NFS. Contents of may /etc/exports file: # add folders we want to share ...
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Why can I ssh into my server after I physically restart it, but not after I reboot via ssh?

I have a computer in my living room that I built myself to use as an ssh server to run various programs on as a fun project. I put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on there, and then used Google to figure out how ...
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Ubuntu Server Blocks all the incoming connections

I have setup my VM ubuntu server and real machine ubuntu server. However, they seems like blocking all the incoming connection, I can install the programs fine, which proofs it isn't network problem. ...
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Slow server with normal resource usage

My server is almost dead. I have following configurations: nginx - updated settings to avoid slow-loris. limited requests per client, limit connections per ip UFW - closed all the ports except ssh ...
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2 Domains 1 Server

I have been searching for days and I don't know exactly what I am looking for. Basically below is what I am trying to do: I have 2 domains that I want to link to separate folders inside my Ubuntu ...
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dependency problem mysql-server

I upgrade my server time to time with apt-get update then apt-get upgrade and dont use anything else. but these days I have a problem with mysql-server. apt-get cannot upgrade anything else, it break ...
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Trouble while installing redis-server

So for some reason it seems that the installation of the redis-server that was serving the sidekiq on one of my machines got removed (How does that happen?). I assume this because commands like which ...
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Samba share only writable when chown for specific user set

I have a samba server running on a Ubuntu 14.04 server I set up a samba share. [Pictures] writeable = yes path = /mnt/data/share/Pictures user = christian test valid users = christian test write ...
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Ubuntu machines cannot connect to each other on the same network

I'm having trouble with Ubuntu machines not cooperating on my home network. The network structure is VERY simple. It's simply two Ubuntu machines (one running XBMCbuntu on 14.04, the other Ubunutu ...
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why can't I ssh into my aws ec2 instance? Permission denied (publickey)

I created two ec2 instances, and was able to ssh into the first two fine. After creating the third, I get this error upon trying to ssh into any of them. This is what I'm running: ssh -v -i ...
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Can't connect to froxlor clients via SFTP

I can login to root and other ssh users using SFTP (ProFTPD) without a problem but I can't connect via sftp to any of the froxlor clients that I add via the panel though. With some help from here, I ...
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Granting write permissions to a group to www folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I am setting up a webserver with Ubuntu 14.04. I have created a group called webadmins and added relevant users to this group, I also included www-data user as member of this group. Now I need to ...
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Return to default iptables behavior after activating ip forwarding with hostapd

I followed this tutorial on how to create a wifi network with hostapd, assign IP addresses, and forward connections to another network interface. I have not yet set up the IP forwarding yet, because I ...
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No write access for vsFTPd server despite 777 permissions on files

I followed this (http://askubuntu.com/a/575825) tutorial in order to set up a vsFTPd server on my raspberry pi. Currently I am able to read files no problem but trying to write gives me a 550 ...
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DNS Name resolution problems [closed]

When I try to initiate PayPal API hook, I got timeout error. While trying over terminal, I found problems these: Web API Request returns: Connection timed out after 10365 milliseconds traceroute ...
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problem accessing phpmyadmin Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've recently fix the problem from apache2 services issue now phpmyadmin is configured, but I can't get access to login panel it shown this phpMyAdmin - Error Cannot start session without ...
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Unable to install anything on Ubuntu Server

whatever7788@ubuntuServer:~$ sudo apt-get install pptpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done pptpd is already the newest version. 0 to upgrade, 0 to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problem on apache2

I recently Install apache2 on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS and get some error when testing call IP on browser, so I restarting apache 2 status and failed farispc@farispc-X450EA:~$ sudo service apache2 ...
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Unable to connect to: ws://hostname:5240/MAAS/ws

My MAAS server has been running for several months, building openstack cloud configurations and tearing them down, then it gives the error message of "Unable to connect to: ws://hostname:5240/MAAS/ws" ...
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dnsmasq cannot create listening socket for PXE boot

I'm trying to set up a LTSP server so I can have thin clients all around our office, but for the time being, after following this tutorial, whenever I try to run: sudo service dnsmaq start or ...
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How to share VPN connection to local ethernet?

I have a collection of machines in my local network which I would like to get into VPN as easily as possible. I'm thinking using a single PC as a gateway as follows: {{bunch of machines using ...
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Syslog seems disabled

In my Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS Server machine I've found that the syslog is not working. When I do a service syslog start (for example) It tells me that the service is unrecognized. When I do a service ...
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Configure dhcpd to listen on a bridging interface only for ipv4

I am trying to achieve the following behavior of the dhcp server. a) I would like the dhcp server to listen only on a particular interface. In this case the interface is a bridging interface ...
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How do I get Samba to trust a windows domain server

Can anyone show me how I can add a windows Domain (win2k8R2) to Samba Server. I am trying get Samba to trust all the users & workstation of particular windows domain which I believe will solve a ...
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How to use HP's RAID driver for Smart Array B120i, e.g. ProLiant Microserver G8

At HP's Certification Matrices it is mentioned that there are no Smart Array B120i RAID controller drivers. It is suggested to use the controller in AHCI mode, use software RAID instead and forget ...
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Server gets killed due to increasing number of ssh-agent processes

I have a deployment user that's running a cronjob tuning in every minute. On the remote server (the deployment target) I didn't have my public keys available but instead got a Could not open a ...
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Unable to set password for the MySQL “root” user, start: Job failed to start

┌───────────────────────Configuring mysql-server-5.5─────────────────────────┐ │ Unable to set password for the MySQL "root" user │ │ ...
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How to use redsocks to redirect all internet traffic to ssh tunnel?

I have an OpenWrt router with the IP of 192.168.1.1 and I wanna redirect all the internet traffic to my ssh tunnel, this is the ssh command that I use: ssh -o "ProxyCommand corkscrew 127.0.0.1 3339 ...
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Installing landscape-server > ERROR landscape-setup superuser

I'm a newbie around here and since I'm having trouble re-installing landscape server I've decided to ask for help. :) I had landscape installed yesterday without any problems, and then I broke it ...
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Problem with libmyodbc - segfault error

I have an issue with libmyodbc as I am not able to connect to the MySQL database that it is pointing to. When I try from isql I get a "Floating point exception (core dumped)" error, and when I try ...
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network card not detected. Dell Zino and ubuntu 14.04 server

Downloaded Trusty Tahr server edition 2 days ago. While installing on a Dell Zino 400 (Dual boot with Windows 7), installer coud not detect and configure network. Rest of installation seemed to go ...
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run a ruby program on startup

I have written a small webSocket server using ruby. I run it from the command line using the command: ruby websocket_server.rb This will bring the server up and will work till I keep my ssh ...
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Apache2 “configtest failed” (error line 216, 5, 62)

Starting web server apache2 The apache2 configtest failed. Output of config test was: apache2: Syntax error on **line 216** of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on **line 5** of ...
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Did I corrupt my OS?

I typed this command in the terminal while trying to check if I correctly installed LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) equivalent packages in Ubuntu: sudo mv /home testing.html /var/www/html I am new ...
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ubuntu-15.04-server-ppc64el — Server freeze with _rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs_tasks

My server sometimes cannot boot to OS [ubuntu-15.04-server-ppc64el]. The error message is as below. It can boot to OS after retry to reboot several times.Is anyone have a solution for it. I try to ...
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Samsung printer on server - install and make it accessible

I seem to can not find any information on how to install a Samsung's SCX-3200 Multifunction device on Ubuntu server so it can be accessible from windows and linux computers on the network, so we do ...
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Is a mail server needed to setup separately?

I have my own Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I want to setup a mail server. But I have question that mail server is needed to setup differently, On another computer. Can it combine with web server or ...
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What is the matter with my vsftpd?

I want to start my vsftpd,failed. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd start [ ok ] Starting vsftpd (via systemctl): vsftpd.service. # /etc/init.d/vsftpd status ● vsftpd.service - vsftpd FTP server Loaded: ...
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umask differences in various ubuntu versions

So, few years back I had ubuntu server 12.04 with umask default set to 022. I've upgraded it to 14.04 and my default user retained umask 022. I've installed 14.04 on several new machines and umask is ...
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LTSP Fat Client Swap

First of all, this is my first foray into Linux and it has been a pretty steep but fun learning curve. I run a small K12 education centre in Japan and have set up an Edubuntu server with 4 LTSP fat ...
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IPTables/UFW not allowing incoming connection

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 virtual servers. One has IPTables/UFW on and enabled. It also has Vesta Control Panel installed. The other server is running some gaming servers, it does not have iptables ...
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Where would you find SCP logs?

I can't seem to get SCP logs (on the server) to show up anywhere. I've searched through quite a few pages, including: scp / ssh log on ssh-server http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1789437 ...
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Change IP Tables via a website on a different server

Just wondering if there is a way to change IP Tables via another server. My plan is to make a service that only members of a forum can access via inputting their ip into a field and then some how ...
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Cannot connect to internet using PCI-E network cards

i'm trying to setup an Ubuntu virtual host, and i want to have separate network cards for each VM guest. I use the on-board LAN for the host internet connection, and i used two Intel X520-T2 network ...
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Start VNCServer on server restart or boot

I have an install list that I use for setting up servers and everything is perfect besides one thing, every time I reboot or startup a server I have to turn on the vncserver by typing "vncserver" and ...
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Ubuntu Server on Chrome OS/Chromebook?

You hear everyone talking about wanting Ubuntu on their Chromebook. I'm looking to install the Ubuntu server and completely remove ChromeOS. Is this possible? If so how? Thank you.
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Samba public share does not show up at “Network” in Windows, but is accessible

I have set up a Samba public share as follows: [global] workgroup = MYWORKGROUP netbios name = SHUTTLESERVER security = user map to guest = bad user dns proxy = no guest ...
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Share Folders can not be accessed from outside of the local network after the upgrade

Hope you any one of you brilliant mind could help me out with this issue as I am battling this for the past 2 weeks and can not find a way round. Here is the problem. I had Ubuntu 12 Server LTS. ...