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I want to make a remotely controlled server running ubuntu gnome

Ok, so I have an old HP box with a 320gb hard drive in it. The display controller doesn't work on this machine, so I need to be able to control the machine remotely from my primary Linux Mint ...
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Could we use Juju without MAAS?

Can I install Juju on 1 ubuntu server and deploy my services (or charms) on this server ?
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Its possiable to install tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 in same server

I have Ubuntu 12.04 server.In this server tomcat 6 was installed by yum. It's running properly and I installed tomcat 7 binary package but I am not able to start the tomcat 7 process. I am getting ...
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Ubuntu LDAP authentication

Need to know if i'm on right path. Trying to use LDAP authentication for Web user access of network resource. I have configured LDAP server and client_auth (ldap-auth-client) demon on Ubuntu ...
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Backup tool for Hyper-V machines and Windows system state

is there any backup tool that makes backups of Hyper-V VMs and Windows Server 2008 R2 system state? Some will say to give Bacula a try, but I think it's a complex tool. Can I use a tool for this task ...
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Should i upgrade linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty and linux-image-generic-lts-trusty?

These updates are being offered to me through apt-get upgrade, they seem like kernel updates but don't follow the other kernel naming convention, so I'm a bit leery of installing it. I figure if its ...
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SFTP master Account permissions

I've been testing some different sftp configurations. The purpose is for patients to download their records. here's what I've done so far for client accounts, their directories and permissions... ...
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UBUNTU Server Installer Does not Recognize the Hard Drives On A RAID-Based Server

My Usual Workflow: Usually I get/build a server, add the hard drives into it, then I install UBUNTU-Server through a bootable USB. Current Problem: I do have a set of servers, that have RAID ...
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Ubuntu server system timer is faster than normal

I have over 15 servers running Ubuntu 12, but 3 of them are giving me problem. All the servers have the same hardware, are running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with kernel version 3.13.0-32-generic. The ...
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Dual Wan and lan configuration

Iam planed to configure a dual wan ubuntu router with dual lan. ie., eth0 and eth0:1. And ath0(192.168.1.1) should route through ISP 1 and eth0:1(192.168.2.1) should route through ISP 2. Please guide ...
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Networking Setup Of An OpenStack-Based Environment

Big Picture Aim: Have an OpenStack system (consists of 7 machines with Ubuntu Server Installed) to host a single application. Here is my current setting: Machines: 7 servers running Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu server wont let me change to root or add my default user to sudoers

So I'm trying to learn how to set up a headless server and I got everything installed I made a root password and that wont work with su and then I try to sudo with my default log in and it wont let me ...
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re-installation of Ubuntu Server: boot from CD not working

A few unsuccessful attempts at installing Apache Tomcat7 and Open Source BIM server may have spoiled the system so I'm trying to re-install Ubuntu Server for a clean start. I'm booting from DVD with ...
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Ubuntu on HP Server

I would like to ask about HP DL320 with software RAID configuration, is there any HP mode which supports RAID 1 and RAID5 with Ubuntu? On HP DL360 instead, does it's support RAID1 and RAID5? Could ...
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Thunderbird password error when connecting to Linux Ubuntu Server with MySQL, Postfix, Dovecot

I'm trying to build a server that can host email and allow me to connect into the email server from thunderbird. I've followed these instructions ...
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Can only print as root

I've had a devil of a time setting up an HP LaserJet 1320 printer with my Utopic Unicorn Server (server has no gui so command line only). I can't seem to access /locatlhost:631/admin (times out) and ...
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Webserver permission problem

I've a permission problem on my dedicated webserver, but I'm not able to understand what's I was doing wrong. Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.19.2 Versione Apache 2.4.7 Versione PHP 5.5.9 mysql 5.5 (all from ...
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Changing terminal login prompt with ncruses

I have a Ubuntu server with no DE that I want to replace the regular login prompt with a ncurses based login. How would I go about doing that? Below is a link to a program that I'm going to use to ...
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No hard disks detected after server upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded a 12.04 server to 14.04. Upgrade went without errors, but after booting initrd throws "gave up waiting for root device", and I am stuck in a busybox shell. After searching for a long time ...
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Samba shares permission problem.s

I'm using Samba to create protected shares on Ubuntu Server that should be accessible by Windows computers. It does prompt me for a user name & password but one login grants access to all files, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server on a PowerBook G4 - Can't get partitions to work

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an old PowerBook G4 I had lying about. I get through the installer to the point where it tries to create the partitions. The first attempt I just told it to ...
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IPv6 as public IP

I added a static IPv6 public IP address to my Ubuntu Virtual Machine. And routed it in my server, but can't get it to work. When I'm on the server, and go to the local IPv4 or IPv6 address, I get the ...
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PHP version update gone wrong

I've followed instructions on updating the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5 During the installation it threw php5-common dependency errors. I've managed to fix the dependency errors by ...
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Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server?

Is there a way i can download specific version (Build of Ubuntu ) ubuntu server? I need to download the ISO directly so that when installed i get following root@:~# cat /etc/lsb-release ...
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PPTP through router to ubuntu server

I am trying to set up a VPN connection using PPTPd on a ubuntu server to access local machines under the same router as the ubuntu PPTP server. I followed the instructions on the ubuntu documentation ...
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no outbound connections

I have been running 14.04 server without a problem. This morning I was told by my son that the server wasn't working. I have minecraft on it and it has been working flawlessly. Minecraft returned ...
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SSH Public Keys not working anymore?

I have an Ubuntu Server and OS X and Windows (Cygwin) clients. A few days ago, I was able to successfully generate RSA keys on the client and copy them to the server with: ssh-copy-id ...
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Samba - Group Execute bit while creating new file/directory

Im using Samba for a new Project. I need all my files created in Samba Share set to have an execute Unix bit set for Group. Is there any way to have group with execute permission while creating new ...
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Remote Access - Can ssh to target but VNC fails to connect through tunnel

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. As I am planning to spend some time abroad, I would like to be able to do the same from the other side of the Internet. But I have a ...
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samba isn't accessible from other computers in the network?

I'm having a server running Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I've set up a Samba-Server to share some files with the Windows computers in the network. It's working but only accessible from the machine where ...
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service nginx start is ok but nginx not running

I have a ubuntu 14.04 machin with nginx, which was working fine until I last used my computer that was last night. Today when I started my computer and navigated to 127.0.0.1 it said server not found ...
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Samba File Server Configuration and Sync for Redundancy

I have two boxes which I installed Samba on. For now, I have a single user that access the server, however, I need to expand as to deploy in a production network. Below is what I want to achieve. ...
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ISC DHCP Different DNS Server For Different Client OS

Is it possible to configure isc-dhcp in a way that it can send different DNS server addresses to different clients in the network? Let say I have some Macs, PCs with Linux and Windows in the ...
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unable to get ubuntu login screen on my hp pavilion

Just a while ago, I have installed ubuntu 14.10 along side windows 8. But after everything is done .. I tried restarting my laptop but I am not getting any ubuntu screen to log in to it. As usual i am ...
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How To Create PostgreSQL Service Manually?

For some reason I have to install an old PostgreSQL server, I found the deb file of it, http://community.openscg.com/se/postgresql/archive-packages.jsp and when I install they are reside on /opt. I ...
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Creating Custom Server ISO

I am trying to create a custom server ISO from the regular server ISO however it's too complex. I've tried doing the mini ubuntu but they do not support UEFI which I need(You would think they would). ...
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When is a network interface “up”?

In doing battle with certain semantics of static-network-up, I'm realizing there's two contexts of the state "up" for a network device: When a device is running, allowing packets to flow through, ...
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Master Account to Upload Files to sftp Server

All, I'm building an sftp server that will be used for clients to download sensitive information. Our Medical Records team needs a way to upload the files to the clients home directory. I'm ...
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How do I get postfix and dovecot to connect to outside domains?

I have been trying, for the last few hours now, to get dovecot and postfix to send emails to services like GMail and a web hosting email. I know (and hope) that they are not blocking my server. Its a ...
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Samba AD and PDC doesn't work after Ubuntu Server Update

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. The server uses Samba 4.4.6 to implement an Active Directory and is the primary domain controller. Each time I update the server I can no longer log into the ...
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tftp error code 2 access violation (tftp not working)

System info: Linux ravi-Inspiron-N5010 3.13.0-46-generic #79-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 20:08:14 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux root@ravi-Inspiron-N5010:/home/ravi/Desktop# lsb_release -a No LSB ...
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how do i use a domain as zpanel login?

How do I use a domain as zpanel login? How do i change my ip address for zpanel login to a domain? I want to type a domain in my browser to go to zpanel login instead of my ip address. I'm using ...
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Sudo is not owned by root on a fresh install of 14.04 on a VPS. Huh?

Sudo is not owned by root on a fresh install of 14.04 on a VPS. Not familiar with this stuff. So why, what does it all mean and what can I do about it? Steps are: From the VPS management web pages ...
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Error while trying to download using wget [duplicate]

Proxy tunneling failed: Proxy Authentication Required Unable to establish SSL connection. this is what shown while trying to download using wget..what is it??how to get my downloads right??
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“sudo iptables -L” takes a long time to load

For some reason when I try to run sudo iptables -L it takes a very long time to load. I am loading the rules from a script and it's on an Ubuntu server virtual machine through VMWare Fusion with 2MB ...
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Installing d-note application on ubuntu

have been trying to install dnote application on my Apache Ubuntu server https://github.com/atoponce/d-note/. The documentation seems to be written for someone who is an expert. I can not get the ...
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SFTP Ubuntu 14.04 - Patient Records Download

I need to build out a server for Insurance Companies / lawyers to download patient records. I'm thinking that sftp is a good choice, but I would like some feedback. I have looked at vsftpd as well, ...
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Can't update kernel version because dpkg has an error everytime

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and want to upgrade my kernel to a newer version, but everytime I try I get the same error: Selecting previously unselected package linux-image-3.8.0-030800-generic. (Reading ...
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Redirecting depending on directory

On my current load balancer I have set it up to redirect to my cluster like this: upstream myapp1 { server 192.168.0.20; #RP1 } server { listen 80; location / { proxy_pass ...
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How to access VM hosted Ubuntu 14.04 with graphical UI from windows 7

I'm quite new with Ubuntu, and even more with remote Ubuntu. I got VM that is hosted on server, and it has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm connecting via Windows 7 Putty/telnet connection (SSH), and I can ...