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Loss of data after mistake on ubuntu one

I used the service "ubuntu one" so as to save some of my personal data on a cloud. A few weeks ago, I changed my OS deleting all my data from myhard drive. As I tried to restore my data, I selected ...
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Apache Hadoop on OpenStack

I have deployed OpenStack(with Sahara) via cloning DevStack. Now I want to deploy Apache Hadoop on OpenStack. I have searched a lot and everywhere I find tutorial same as this ...
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How to configure tftpd-hpa to allow upload of new files?

I have a 52 u rack w/ multiple cisco switches and routers. I also have an ubuntu server w/ kvm installed. I created a vm w/ ubuntu 12.04 installed for use as a tftp server to transport images between ...
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How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server?

How can I move connectivity to an external network using a second Ethernet port on the MAAS server thus maintaining the MAAS network as a private one? HTTP communication would be on the public ...
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How To Open My WebPage Using External IP In My PC?

I am using UbuntuServer13.10 in my server and Windows7SP1 in my PC and both connected with a DSL modem (Dynamic External IP), So whenever I try to open my server page in my PC using internal IP of ...
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desktop vs server on a physical server [closed]

Do the physical servers support high graphical interfaces ? I ask this question in order to see if installing a Linux desktop instead of a linux server on a physical server won't lead me to low ...
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Why sometimes Grub Menu is shown when starting ubuntu server?

I have installed Ubuntu server 12.04 on my device. When I was testing it, I turned on the device and Ubuntu was loaded automatically. However, when I moved the device to the workplace and turned it ...
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Trying to use xRDP and use ports for each user

It's been a suggestion to use port 5912 if you want a user to connect only to that port so that they can return into their session. I've done this to my root user, DELTA, and it worked shortly until ...
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Transfer files from virtualbox ubuntu server /var/www to local ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu virtualbox installed Ubuntu Server. My local machine has Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I need to copy files from the /var/www in the virtualbox Ubuntu Server in to my local machine. (My network ...
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Can browse Samba server but can't write to it

So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and ...
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Server possibly compromised

I'm running a host which I think may be compromised. I have noticed a binary called b26 taking up a good portion of our cpu resources at times. I did a quick google search on this and it mentions ...
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How can I self-host Ubuntu One?

The Ubuntu One service is closing and being open sourced: Additionally, we continue to believe in the Ubuntu One file services, the quality of the code, and the user experience, so will release ...
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Remote invocation of shell script

There are two systems A and B. I have two shell scripts on A (called as server). B has to call these shell scripts and only if B is authenticated A has to run shell scripts and send the output ...
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Thin server not working on Production mode(live) on Amazon Ec2

I am new to Ubuntu and I have put my Rails code on Amazon EC2 machine.. I am having issues that the thin server I have put on the server seems to crash.I have put this question on stackoverflow ...
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How To Run An Application On Startup Automatically?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" and I have Dynamic IP. So for learning purpose, I want to add a host on my dynamic IP to open my server easily from anywhere. For this purpose, I used www.noip.com ...
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Shellinabox with Apache

I want to run Shellinabox on the same port 80(/443) as my Apache server. I was following this tutorial. But I can't get it to work... When I go to http://ip/shell it doesn't work. But when I go ...
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Can I use RPM packages in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

A friend of mine uses RPM and has many custom in house developed packages of his own and wants to switch to Ubuntu. The question he asked me was; Can I use RPM packages with Ubuntu instead of .deb ? ...
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How can I go from hosting locally to being internet accessable?

I have a server that is hosting a "shiny" app using shiny-server. I can host locally where my address looks like: http://charles-p-7805u:3838/histogram/ or http://127.0.0.1:3838/histogram/ How ...
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MySQLdb on Brython?

Hi there I'm working on a server-based point of sale for a sports club, and downloaded Mysqldb lib so that I can access and modify it through python scripts, they work great!, so I decided to use ...
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Open lastlog file from outside

Currently we took a backup of the lastlog file from Server1 and took it to Server2, however, we cant open it since the lastlog command opens only the lastlog of the server we are currently in, but not ...
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Web client front end download manager

I currently run a headless server (Ubuntu server 12.10) with various applications running on the box accessed via web interfaces (transmission, plex etc). The box sits at a site with a quick and ...
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Installing & running a python script on Ubuntu

I have a (most likely very stupid) question to ask: I recently setup a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 to use as an internal web server for some very basic tasks. I came across a python script that I ...
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Why does Sitecopy download only empty directories?

I have a large remote FTP with about a half terabyte I need to make a local copy of and I set up Sitecopy to do it for me. After tweaking the settings I ran: sitecopy --fetch mysite.com then ...
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Problems using the start-dfs,sh on hadoop 2.2.0

Im using this tutorial for installing hadoop 2.2.0 http://codesfusion.blogspot.in/2013/10/setup-hadoop-2x-220-on-ubuntu.html I've completed many of the steps successfully but I'm stuck over this ...
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What is wrong with my network configuration?

This is what I have in /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.34 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.0.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 gateway 192.168.1.254 ...
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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 ...