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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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Deluge permission denied mounted drive

I've got deluge running on a VM with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I've set up NFS so the share /allspark/downloads is mounted under /media/vm-seedbox. I've set permissions to /media/vm-seedbox to be ...
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Apache - Configuration to show PDF in browser

There are two behaviors I have seen when it comes to clicking on links pointing to PDF. 1) It downloads the PDF (or asks you where to save it) 2) It displays the PDF it in the browser With an Ubuntu ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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How can I recover from a failed cloud server instalation?

I have run into a situation. I recently tried in install Ubuntu Server for Cloud (Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit version) on an old desktop pc. I made the startup disk, and everything was going ...
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Can I cap the monthly network transfer of a process?

I'm looking for a way to monitor and/or cap the monthly network transfer of an Ubuntu Server 12.04 process. I'm running a Plex Media Server, and while my current ISP is very lax on my bandwidth usage, ...
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Configure a Samba folder for sharing with a Synology Diskstation

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Server. On the server I have installed Samba. In /etc/samba/smb.conf I've defined a directory that should be shared out, as follows: [ndata] path = /srv/array1/dataspool ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 setting Icecast2 server for VLC on iPhone to connect to stream

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use Icecast2 to create a server at localhost, and have an iPhone to connect to the stream with VLC. I followed this post: How do I setup an Icecast server for ...
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Network Card drive for Intel 1200v3RPS for Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64

I am configuring an custom built server with Intel Server Board 1200v3RPS. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64 as the OS. Issue that I am facing in this is, On-board Network has not been ...
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Plex Media Server cannot access Pogoplug mount on Ubuntu

I'm trying to build a Ubuntu Server (12.04) machine which will stream my videos hosted on my Pogoplug cloud account thru Plex Media Server (PMS). I mounted my Pogoplug cloud account successfully to ...
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Ubuntu not doing anything on startup

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on a virtualbox on my Windows 7 PC. It has 1 GB of RAM allocated and a 25 GB VDI. When I restarted the machine after install I got a screen to select the boot device, ...
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Ubuntu server system installation failed and GRUB PC can't install in /target/

So I tried to install Ubuntu server on my old laptop that had windows xp on it. But since that will not be supported anymore I thought. Let's make a little server of it. But unfortunately it doesn't ...
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How to avoid Sleep mode in ubuntu server 32x

http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/25133/ubuntu-server-continuously-goes-to-sleep/25151#25151 I try the upper solution to avoid my Ubuntu server (32x) to sleep, but now i just can't enter it, ...
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Extracting Information from text file

I have a following scenario to do in a text file. I have a large text file which gets generated from my server and includes the following information. a)Lots of garbage data in ASCII with some ip ...
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How do I route an OpenVPN connection to an interface?

I want a service on my server to connect to the Internet using an OpenVPN connection. While I could connect the server to the OpenVPN server directly, it would (a) make the rest of the server connect ...
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Can t update ssh

I have two server, the first (target) is running my website and can t be rebooted. The second is my backup server. I want backup to be able to rsync to target. I can connect to the two with putty on ...
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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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Connecting to university LAN using Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I have been browsing much of AskUbuntu and other related forums, but no one quite seems to have the same issue as I have, so my search has not borne fruit of yet. My intention is to set up a SSH ...
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Why are the 'xx packages can be updated' lines repeated twice?

When I logged in to my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit server this morning over SSH, I saw this at the end of the 'welcome' screen: Graph this data and manage this system at: ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 normal boot show login screen

My computer will boot fine in recovery, but during normal boot it won't boot to login screen. I tried the same setup on a Virtual Machine and it works fine so, so that leads me to think a hardware ...
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Samba permissions between 2 linux machines

Been pulling my hair out for days over this. I'm sure the problem lies not with the samba configuration itself, but permissions, and I'm at a loss to figure out what's wrong! Here's my samba share ...
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Why is my inet for ip colored red?

I'm trying to set up a web server but when I try to see the ip of the server with this code ifconfig | grep inet the four inet that comes up is colored red and shows some numbers. If I continue ...
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Rename default “Ubuntu one” folder on 12.04 server possible?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 server from home and using Ubuntu One as backup site. I'm not great at scripts (beginner) so when writing bash scripts that I later crontab for backups, having to use "Ubuntu\ ...
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How to stop dhcpd?

I am trying to stop the dhcpd ,but whenever I stop it ,it restart again immediately. $ ps aux | grep dhcp dhcpd 7116 0.0 0.1 19672 6604 ? Ss 16:33 0:00 dhcpd -user dhcpd -group ...
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How to resolve dependency problems with differing versions between linux-server and linux-image-server

I'm new to linux system. Recently I have noticed my /boot is 100% full and i couldn't update my system. I google for solution for free my /boot space. I found the document How do I free up more space ...
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Iptables and bind9 to forward to google's dns

Hello i have a very hard time on getting along with iptables and bind9 as my internal network dns server. It's configured to forward my queries to google's dns (8.8.8.8). The main problem is i can't ...
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What Is The Difference Between “root”, “user”, “group”?

I am new in using UbuntuServer13.10 so during giving permission to a folder to open it on FileZilla on other PC, I got these words and now I want to know about the difference between; "root", "user", ...
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Install Ubuntu Server 12.04 from Bootable USB Error Loading Installer Components from CD

I have the same issue listed in this question: USB drive install of Ubuntu 12.04 Server fails - can't find components from CD-ROM My issue differs because I have attempted all of the suggestions ...
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Telnet Server not starting

I am installing Ubuntu Server 13.10 and cant get telnet working on the server. I have installed both xinet.d & telnetd thru apt-get and restarted xinetd but nothing is started when I do a netstat ...
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Turn off Graphics card and HDMI output Ubuntu Server

I have an old laptop which I am turning into a server. Its graphics card is a Mobility Radeon. I am trying to turn off the card as well as the HDMI, VGA outputs. I narrowed the name of the PCI device ...
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12.04 Server Multiple IP Addresses with Multiple Interfaces

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server on VirtualBox. I'm trying to setup two interfaces with static IP addresses. If I only attach one network interface then eth0 works fine, but once I attach my second ...
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What does “pts/6” or “?” mean in the output of ps

I am running bitcoin, litecoin, dogecoin, auroracoin and anon coin servers in different ports. When I grep each coin has different configurations as shown below. I can't understand what the question ...
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Setup subdomain to service

I've managed to get 2 subdomains working following the second post in this thread, but it only works for Apache. I would like to have a subdomain pointing to a certain service running on the server. ...
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How to list servers running in Ubuntu machine along with their port numbers?

Among some other servers installed in my Ubuntu system, one is the dictd server. The documentation says it uses port 2628. Running sudo nmap 192.168.1.74 -p 0-9000 results in: Nmap scan report ...
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Changed root password on my server, now can't login anymore

I decided to change the root password that came preset on a fresh DigitalOcean server (ubuntu 12.04). I used the first answer to this post: How to change root password in ubuntu? which is: sudo -i ...
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Can't copy files from mac osx via afp due to locked volumes

I am trying to copy some files from my laptop (OSX) to a file share on my ubuntu server. I have connected to the server in finder and I am able to copy from it and execute, delete files on the share. ...
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user can't ftp to a directory but is part of the group that owns it

I have set www-data as the owner and group on my /var/www directory. The permissions on /var/www are 775, so the www-data group has write access. user1 is a member of the www-data group. vsftpd ...
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wpa2 psk is not connecting

Sorry for my English in advance. wps_supplicant can connect with this command: wpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.confwpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf but when I ...
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Simple Linux mailserver for sending “notification” emails

I am looking to set up a simple postfix server on Ubuntu server 12.04 to use for "notifications" from simple equipment like UPS devices. My company is moving to an external hosted provider for our ...
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execute local bash script in remote machine using expect

I have local shell script. Now, I want to run this local script in remote machine. Of course I can use ssh, but as it(the local shell script) should be like an automated one, it shouldn't ask for ...
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How can I prevent anything from happening when I shut the lid of my laptop?

I have a laptop running 12.04 Server Edition, and I'd like to be able to shut the lid without anything happening. I need it to remain pingable and sshable and continue to run all of its daemons and ...
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How To Edit/Add/Delete/Rename Files/Folders In Ubuntu Server Using FileZilla?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" on my server and "Windows7-SP1" On my PC. Now I want to edit, add, delete, rename my files and folders in server using FTP. For this purpose, I installed "FileZilla ...
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Can curl localhost, but can't access port 80 from LAN

I can't find an answer to this question anywhere. I have ssh access set up, and can tunnel into my server. When on the server, I can curl localhost and get a response: curl localhost However, when ...
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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...
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Distributed share storage across WAN

I'd like to build something which looks like "BranchCache" in Windows Server with Ubuntu. That is : - publish/share a folder on an Ubuntu Server in site A - have a user located in site B access the ...
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Unable to execute command start-all.sh in Hadoop

GUYS I'm using this tutorial How to install Hadoop? I mean the one made by Luis Alvarado in one of the comments .. So I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit Hadoop version is 2.2.0 Actually I'm a total newbie ...
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shut down linux server and turn on automatically at specific time

I'm having an assignment where the lecturer is asking me to create a bash script to shut down a server at 11pm and turn it on at 6am. I'm able to do it by using sudo shutdown -h 23:00 and it works. ...
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Authentication failure for FTP server

I followed this link to install ftp server. And also added ftp user(ftpuser) and also added ftp password(1234567). But when I am using this password in any wordpress site or any ftp software such as ...
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Samba shares with windows AD picking wrong username

I have a strange problem, which I have found no answers for on the web. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Samba 3.6. 3 (ntp krb5-user smbfs smbclient winbind) At first everything works fine, groups in AD ...
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Added new user does not have destop

Ubuntu server 13.10 I installed the ubuntu desktop (lame I know) and had to add a second user. When I log in as that user the screen is blank. No desktop and worst of all no terminal prompt. When I ...