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VSFTPD setup not working

Good day I think I've been trying to tackle this issue for over 2 months now (with breaks of course) Here's the thing, I've set up the FTP server, it appears to be running (I can use Filezilla, ...
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Owncloud - ping - DNS

I am very inexperienced with command line and only trying to install owncloud. I have put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old 32 bit laptop (thinkpad Z61m). I am trying to install owncloud and have tried: ...
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Install ubuntu server edition into a chroot

Using a chroot with debootstrap you can install, for example, Ubuntu 14.04 with sudo debootstrap trusty /var/chroot/trusty http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu This will, as I understand, install a ...
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wget -m inserts robots.txt?

I was mirroring a server Im working on before revising code. To do this I used the command wget -m <address> Looks like everything is there. but what is this? a robots.txt file? I double ...
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Email server working but can't forward email

So I setup a VPS Ubuntu server and installed an email server mostly using this tutorial as a guide and I can setup virtual users with mailboxes and send and receive email through them. The problem is ...
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timeout on Ubuntu Server vs timeout on Mikrotik [closed]

I have ubuntu server 14.04, with two network cards (LAN and WAN). I made a masquerate for WAN card. I have internet access from a host within the Lan of router. I do a ping to 8.8.8.8 and try to ...
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Unable to install mysql-server-5.6 on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

when i install mysql server on Ubuntu 14.04 san@san-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install mysql-server-5.6 Output: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 GUI flashing screen problem

I got an IBM x345 server and wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 for server OS. I installed all my drivers for raid with Ibm Serverguide CD and the Ubuntu server installed correctly. But when I wanted to ...
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problem with lamp server

please i'm using the script for sharing the files on my network that's fully worked with WAMP server , but when i changed to the ubuntu server and install the script , the script not viewed just ...
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How do I create a kvm guest running ubuntu server with a >2TB harddrive?

I have an Ubuntu server running as a kvm host. The host has three 1.5TB disks and the host uses lvm and has a 4TB volume group, on which I've created a 3 TB logical volume called nfsserver.I want to ...
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Installing Server with existing data on drives

I have a Windows 7 HTPC which I'm planning on turning into a headless Home server using Ubuntu server as its OS. I'd like to use LVM. My current set-up is 1x64gb ssd as the boot drive and 2xSATA ...
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local DNS lookup not working, despite everything is in /etc/hosts

I am running Ubuntu (12.04) on Virtual Box and want my machine to be able to lookup its own hostname, the same way other VMs will do in this network (I am trying to build virtual cluster). There is no ...
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14.04.1 server install without internet access

This question has been asked twice before on this forum, 6 months ago and 1 year ago, no solution was given. My problem is the same. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso and used unetbootin ...
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Why is Maas always installing the OS on the same node?

I connected my Maas region/cluster server directly to a node and powered the node. It installed the OS and then I tried stopping the node on the web UI, and it failed to shutdown the machine. I ...
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I can't install any package on Ubuntu Server

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on VirtualBox 4.3.20 and my host OS is Windows 7. My problem is that I can't install any package. I always get this message: E: Unable to correct problems, you ...
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How to configure a conceptronic (C100S8) switch for Maas?

I thought I had an issue with network configuration, but it turns out I didn't (previous question). The problem is with my switch. As stated in Maas 1.5 doc there are some issues with STP on certain ...
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Upgrading LTS server using do-release-upgrade fails (could not download all upgrades)

I've been trying to upgrade two servers from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS for a few days now using do-release-upgrade. It seems that they're both getting hung up on downloading the last of two updates. For ...
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libperl-dev fails to install because it can't find dependencies

I'm trying to install libperl-dev onto a server via chef but the server fails to install with the following error message: Err http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main libc-dev-bin ...
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What module or Package enables USB tethering support

I have Ubuntu desktop that handles Android tethering. i.e. using the internet from the Android device. If I wanted to add that feature to Ubuntu server what module/package would I need to install.
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Ubuntu server permission troubles

I am currently having some permission troubles on a Ubuntu server, the problem I am currently having is allowing other users to edit and save files created by myself or for me to edit and save files ...
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How to get all user details

How can I get groups, permissions, shell, etc from a desired user from command line? There is a tool to obtain all basic data for each user?
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Apache2 Virtual host: granting permission

I am creating virtual host on Ubuntu 14 LTS. They are working fine but I cannot grant permissions to my user. I tried the command: sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /var/www/test.com/public_html But I got ...
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Boot Up Stuck at Loading Apache

I have inherited an IT setup and know nothing about the system. The Ubuntu box is a VMware machine. It runs Ubuntu (64bit). So you are aware - I know nothing about Linux - Nothing at all!!! I have two ...
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MySQL Server keep shutting down

mysql server is keep shutting down, i am using DigitalOcean 512 MB Memory and 20GB Disk. I am running WordPress and iRedMail. Here are my Error Logs: Version: '5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1' socket: ...
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Apt-get fails to fetch inside an LXC container

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server that's running LXC containers. The containers run Ubuntu 14.04.1 too. Network config of host is pretty standard, static IP, ISP's DNSes (IP1/IP2) plus google's : $ ...
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MaaS Cluster implementation with multiple OS

I will definitely be writing up a MaaS Cluster Install w/other OS support blog/manual of some sort once I get this all sorted out... However in the meantime I need some help to get to that level. ...
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Connect cluster controller to the region controller (MaaS)

I'm trying to build a MaaS cluster and this is what I've done so far: Region Controller install ubuntu 14.10 configure interfaces configure dns apt update apt upgrade apt install ...
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preseed partioning manually doesn't work

I have preseeded Ubuntu 14.04 using this file. http://get.megam.co/preseed.cfg. I use netboot to boot and test the ubuntu server install. I have 2 HDDs. When I boot with the usb drive with the ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.0.4 VSFTPD connection timeout using external IP

I am having a problem connecting to my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server with vsftpd using my external IP. Connecting using the local IP is successful. I am using FileZilla for the ftp client. I know there is a ...
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MAAS not accessible on my virtualbox after installation

I installed MAAS on my ubuntu server which is running on a virtualbox hosted on windows 8, i tried accessing it from another node on the VM but its still not going. I read somewhere that i need to ...
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Commercial Edition and Free Edition

We want to use Ubuntu 14.X Server edition in our Dell PowerEdge R470 Servers for one business critical application, I already downloaded the Operating system from official Ubuntu site. My doubt is do ...
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Installing Drupal 8 on a LAMP stack… 404 not found, alternate installation instructions?

I installed a LAMP stack, and followed instructions on how to install Drupal 8, but the page is 404 ing, there is either a problem with the steps, or how I followed them, and I am open to alternate ...
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confused about keys and using it with multiple computers

well I am confused about the keys and security. Ive tried searching for a answer, but I just wind up more confused Anyhow, my linux box, called skyline, has ssh enabled and I also edited the ...
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Most of steps from LAMP>phpmyadmin are complete, yet localhost/phpmyadmin shows lots of code

I have installed and restarted and purged and re-installed everything 5 times over, edited .conf files, modified index.html, established htpasswd, etc... and I think I have most things ironed out, but ...
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Boot message conflicting device mode

HI I'm running ubuntu server 14.1. There is a nvidia fakeraid array active. The raid is working, however on boot I see these messages (1 of 3 messages): Systemd-udevd[599]: conflicting device node ...
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Use VPN on dedicated Server

I have a dedicated server and want to use it to capture some streams later tonight. Since I am streaming media from the server, it is a big annoyance to capture streams on my laptop and uploading ...
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point domains to folders under LAMP (Work of AddonDomains)

I have installed LAMP on Ubuntu without any problem and now if I point my domain to my VPS IP it works normally, I tried to use .htaccess but it didn't work for me I want to point many domains to the ...
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VMs connected user ip problem

I have a server and on the server running ubuntu 14.04 Vbox 4.3, and php virtualbox 4.3.1. So my problem is - I run TS3 servers, and Gameservers from the VMs and if someone connect the server and i ...
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Do I need to make a partition on an EBS volume? What is better?

I'm adding a new EBS volume to an existent Ubuntu server on AWS EC2. I created the volume and it's attached to the server, I can see it there, all is OK. What are the bonus/onus of creating a ...
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installing Torque-4.2.6.1 in the workstation (both in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with 8 nodes and 64 cores)

cd /software tar -xzvf torque-4.2.6.1.tar.gz cd /software/torque-4.2.6.1/ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/torque make sudo make install (it is totally fine with this step) sudo vi /etc/profile Add ...
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How to allow the shutdown of computer using web server?

I have a web server under apache2 and php5. I want to shutdown a computer using web server but to shutdown the computer a current user should be 'root' user because command for the turning off of PC ...
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How can I modify the Ubuntu-12.04 Server ISO to include non-default kernel and headers (lts-raring in my case)

I have an ISO which I am customizing via preseeding. I am able to customize it from the preseeding point of view but I want to do a little more. The ISO image I am using is the standard ...
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SFTP for 2 different accounts in Ubuntu Server 14.10

I would like to ask how to make 2 different accounts for an SFTP login with my dedicated server (Ubuntu Server 14.10). The two account: A1 and A2 are the example names. After the Apache server (an ...
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Generate SSH key on computer A and use it to SSH from computer B to computer C [duplicate]

I'm doing some provisioning work, and it happens that I now need to do something I've never done before that I'm completely stumped on how to do. I need to be able to generate an ssh key pair ...
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Samba server synchronisation

I configured samba / file server with Ubuntu 14.04 which is working fine. I would like to create a “backup or failover” system in case this one stops working (e.g. power cut). This samba has the IP ...
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“APC does not appear to be running”

Help! I'm a Linux newbie. I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04.5 on it. It came with PHP 5.3. I've successfully installed PHP 5.4.37 as additional PHP handler following this tutorial: ...
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Creating Mediawiki issue

Im right right now in the middle of creating Mediawiki on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS for client and i'm having some troubles doing that. I managed to establish accessible Mediawiki instance in apache but i ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC installed and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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how to make python manage.py runserver still running if terminal close? [duplicate]

python manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000 how to make this command running if terminal close for now i use screen and it works any other way to do that? i mean for production how to link it to ngix or ...
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booting in insecure mode Dell poweredge T20

I just installed Ubuntu server 14.04, on a Dell poweredge T20. but went I boot it up, using F12 for boot menu under UEFI is there a bootable ubuntu. but when i boot it ubuntu. it just print "booting ...