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The dhcpd.leases file

At home I run my own Ubuntu 14.04 DHCP/DNS server. This is working well and I really like Linux as my DHCP server since normally I work with Windows DHCP servers. I really don't have much experience ...
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Automatic User Creation for SSH Server?

I'm trying to setup an SSH server which, upon an attempted connection with the correct public key, will create a new user account if one does not exist. On connection I'd like a specific script to ...
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Can't run sudo do-release-upgrade

When I try to run sudo do-release-upgrade it just print: No new release found and I am running 12.04 LTS, and i can't use sudo apt-get. what should I do?
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Error installing deluge on ubuntu server (unmet dependencies)

I am getting the error that I have an unmet dependency "deluge-common" when I run the command: dprogers@homeserver:~$ sudo apt-get install deluged [sudo] password for dprogers: no talloc ...
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Static IP fails at boot

I have apt-get purge everything dhcp related from the system. Netmanager is no where to be found (on purpose) rads@PBX:~$ sudo -i root@PBX:~# nmcli dev status The program 'nmcli' is currently not ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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Can't install packages and problems with LILO boot [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu Server, following the instructions How to Install minimal Ubuntu on an old laptop Though Installation was successful, and I was presented with a bare-bones terminal OS, which ...
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ubuntu 14.04 postfix dovecot - noqueue: reject: rcpt from relay access denied

I have used a online guide (cant remember url) for ubuntu 14.04, postfix and dovecot. Im using vimbadmin to manage the database etc. My problem is that I have two domains on the server but only one of ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 no caching page found

I just upgraded from Ubuntu Server 14.04 to 14.04.2 and now I get this error on my three USB hard drives which are set up in a single LVM. I never had this error before and was able to transfer data ...
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Mount Nas to Ubuntu Server and samba?

I want to mount my NAS drive into my Ubuntu Server so I can reach it from my Windows desktop. So far so good. This is my Ubuntu server's /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.2/Public /DataShare/Aurora-NAS cifs ...
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Change new domain users default home directory path in AD DC

i have installed zentyal server in VMware workstation and also installed windows 7 with for domain testing. Now for example i've department like php,dotnet,linux and also i've domain user who are ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 (Openstack) Installation

i need help regarding build a private cloud using Ubuntu server 12.04. I have 3 pc with following configuration 1-Ram - 4 gb 2-Processor - Intel i5 3470 @3.20 Ghz 3-Network Card - Intel(R) 82579LM ...
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I can´t configure wi-fi in ubuntu server 14.04.2 [closed]

I'm using ubuntu server 14.04.2 on my pc and I can't configure wireless network. I choose the name of my wi-fi and I choose wpa/wpa2 and put the password but the answer I get is: "cannot connect to ...
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Exiting `ifup` when waiting for master bond0 to be ready

I'm working on teaming to NIC using bond-mode 6, although during my restart process for the NIC's (which must be out of order), I ran the command sudo ifup etho0 and received the message Waiting for ...
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Ubuntu crashing too often

right some little days, I bought a dedicated server (physically, I mean), then, installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All working well (well as it can be taking in mind that it's running in a simple house, ...
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RAID not assembling after reboot, throws “uuid not in config file” even though it is

I created a RAID5 array using 4 x 2.0Tb drives using the disks GUI. I used mdadm --detail --scan >> /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf to save the configuration. I opened the mdadm.conf file and double ...
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php5-fpm tuning - why do I have too many sleeping php-fpm processes?

So I recently went from apache2 with mod_php to apache2 with fastcgi and php5-fpm. (still same prefork module). But I am not sure if we have configured php5-fpm properly. We don't run a website but ...
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Monitor network load on ubuntu server 14.04

I wanted a lightweight tool so that I can remotely monitor the network load on my server(apache2) I want to know the bandwidth usage the IP addresses of the traffic Any tool in mind guys?
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Problems with sudo on Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS

Hi I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS installed and when I use sudo with my regular username it requests my username password instead of the root password. Is this normal? If not, how do I set it up to ...
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Which kernel should I install for Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware station on my iMAC which is running on an intel core i5. My question is: Which kernel should I install, given these options: 1) ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware [closed]

Hi everyone I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware station on my iMAC which is running on an intel core i5. My question is which kernel should I install? The options are: ...
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Remote into Ubuntu Server 14.04 with GUI

I currently have Ubuntu Desktop installed on my laptop. I also have Ubuntu Server installed on my media server (headless) that I am in the process of building. Goal: I would like to be able to ...
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How do I connect to my VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04LTS from the host's public IP(or domain name)?

I've been having a hard time with this. It's probably been 3 days now... Anyway, I've set up my virtualbox on Windows7 with a bridged adapter (eth0). Installed LAMP server and it works. I can ...
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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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Current state of installing onto software-based RAID 5 array

I'd like to install Ubuntu 14.04 onto a fresh software-based RAID 5 setup. I've seen conflicting information regarding whether or not a separate (RAID 1, or non-RAID) partition for /boot is needed. ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 server enterprise cloud installation problem

I want to develop a private cloud. I found Ubuntu Server 10.04 eucalyptus enterprise edition. I have taken a Lenevo computer with ATA hard drive, 4 GB ram and something called intel(r) 82597 NIC. ...
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How to resolve mongodb server warning

HI Folks I am using ubuntu 14.10 and i have installed mongodb on it. When i am running mongodb server i am getting following error. 2015-04-01T05:19:13.936+0000 I STORAGE [initandlisten] exception ...
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How to install and/or run Universal Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed UMS onto my Ubuntu box according to the manual here. All commands worked fine except two: 1) I was unable to install ffmpeg package which is absent in this version of Ubuntu. I have ...
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TWM - Why can't I do anything?

So I have installed TWM on Ubuntu Server edition, in virtualbox, but when I startx and enter TWM, I can't actually do anything but open the menu; if I click on anything in the menu it just closes and ...
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syntax error near unexpected token newline' doctype html ' while installing zpanel

I am new to ubuntu, trying to install zpanel on my VPS server. Found some questions with same problem, but none of them was applicable in my case. I have followed this answer to install zpanel, ...
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How do I configure multiple networks?

How would I configure an Ubuntu server to use multiple networks? There will be two interfaces, eth0 and eth1. Essentially, there will be a private network (eth0) which has no internet access, but ...
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Purchasing Landscape

My organisation is interested in purchasing Ubuntu Advantage Essential Server, in order to use Landscape. But I have filled every forms I have found on canonical web site and on their "shop", and did ...
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Incorrect Apache Responses

I began working on an issue with vhosts on my apache setup. They were all working right except for one, it was the ServerName domain.tld with the ServerAlias sub.domain.tld yet only sub.domain.tld was ...
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WI-Fi issue, Adapter worked in installation but not anymore

I'm brand new to Linux (without a GUI at least) and I'm trying to run a home server. Couldnt get a hold of a copy of 64 bit Windows for my server so I went with Ubuntu, thinking I could figure out ...
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How can I get fail2ban to stop banning my Filezilla SFTP?

When I started with an Ubuntu home server, fail2ban was a lifesaver - alerting me to multiple attempts at unauthorized SSH access to my server. Recently, after moving to a way off port, the only ...
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Error mounting SCSI drive on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm trying to mount a SCSI Drive on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. To mount I entered this in the Terminal: geza@Server1:~$ sudo mount -t ext4 /dev/sdb /media/sdb mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad ...
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How much space to allocate to the swap partition? [duplicate]

I am currently installing Ubuntu on a new dedicated server with 8GB RAM. How much space should I allocate to the swap partition? The server will be used to handle 50,000 visitors monthly. (Not sure ...
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Using FTP to connect to Linux machines using Nautilus's location entry [closed]

I use "ifconfig" to get an IP address, but for each address from that output I put in it keeps coming up "not found". Computers are on the same local network using Ethernet and Wifi, both on the same ...
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How should I give access to a PHP script on a local host-only server?

I have a 14.02 LTS client and server VM connected using host-only and DHCP. Connectivity between them has been achieved and I can ping each machine from the other. I have LAMP installed and I'm ...
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A browser as GUI on a headless server

Is it possible to use a browsers as GUI on a headless ubuntu server? what would it cost in terms of dependencies, resources...whatever? is it even possible to show only a fullscreen window, the max ...
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Port 2003 not open/listen and can't access data on Graphite

I'm on Ubuntu Server, and I've installed Graphite and shinken. First I'm trying to get working Graphite (desperatly) but without success. I've make a netstat to see if my port is open : netstat ...
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How to set the keyboard for a remote server?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop on a server. I access to this server using X2Go. Everything is ok except few troubles: I am not able to write several keyboard symbols such as these 2 ones: [ and ]. ...
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How to get notified (run script) on every SSH connection?

I'm able to run a script automatically every time I log into my machine via SSH by placing a command in the /etc/ssh/sshrc file. That works perfectly, however it's only triggered when I log in via ...
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Audio sync through LAN

I have home server which is pc with 2gb ram. I've got www server and mpd which alows me to controll music playback from any device but thing that I want to have is to synchronize sound from laptop ...
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I tried setting up pptpd server and nothing will go through

I have tried for days to setup a pptpd server and followed the guide exactly. I was getting an error that the server wasn't responding from the client, but after port fowarding through the router, I ...
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Hosting a tomcat site - port forwarding

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
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Can I change the SSH deny/allow order?

I am trying some ssh tricks and stuck on a server. Is there a way to make ssh hosts.deny read before hosts.allow?
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rtmpdump not working on Ubuntu Server 14.10

I followed these steps to patch rtmpdump with KSV's updates. rtmpdump executes beautifully on my laptop but when I tried the same thing on my Ubuntu Server machine, rtmpdump hangs after INFO: ...
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ssh from aws server to local ubuntu machine

Hey Guys how can i ssh from my aws ec2 instance to my local ubuntu machine using my machine iPaddress 192.168.1.2. I tried port forwarding but don't know exact procedure for my ubuntu 14.10 so did not ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Virtualization Bug - Parallels 10

Trying to get a Ubuntu Server 14.04 up & running in a virtual machine provided by Parallels, however I have a strange bug. After installing the OS (applies for both 32bit and 64bit versions), ...