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14.04: How to ssh/scp as root with NO password prompting? [duplicate]

We upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. We have a dozens of processes that perform automation tasks for us and we use root with ssh/scp. After the upgrade root couldn't ssh/scp into the servers at all. We ...
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How to open ports 25, 80, 443, 3306 on Ubuntu 10.04

Fresh install of Ubuntu Server LTS 10.04 on a Rackspace next gen (Performance) server needs the following ports open: 25/tcp, 80/tcp, 443/tcp, 3306/tcp. I used nmap to check for open ports, here is ...
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New Server Install Wireless Not working After Reboot

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.1 on a box with wireless only. Wireless works during the install but doesn't afterwards. Here's some information about it (I've had to write the information down and ...
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User in www-data group can't view directory

I've added a user (test) to the group www-data with the following command: sudo usermod -a -G www-data test When I try to view a directory with permissions 744, it says Server returned empty ...
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no dash/applets shown after installing ubuntu desktop on ubuntu server 14.04 64bit

I tried to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my server i.e: - Motherboard: mini-ITX GIGABYTE H77N-WIFI - Processor : Core i3 - DDR3 : 8 GB - SATA HDD : 1 x 500GB, 3 x 1TB - Network if: ...
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Add Compass, Composer and Sake to chrooted

My Server is running Ubuntu 14.04 with Plesk 12. Clients have access only to a chrooted shell because I don't want theme to go outside their directory. With any other shell they could access compass, ...
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How to delete .svn folder using FileZilla?

Recently I had uploaded a website to live server using FileZilla and by mistake i had uploaded that code with .svn folder. I want to delete recursively those .svn folder using filezilla. I don't ...
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Booting from raid

I've installed ubuntu server 14.04 on a small rack server. It has two disks 500GB each, which I put in a "special" raid mode called recovery, so it's kind of like a mirror. When installing ubuntu ...
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Routing internet, resources and other network traffic through two NIC

Say you have two NIC cards and want two different subnets on each card but one gateway to the internet: eth0 192.168.1.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 gw 192.168.1.1 (DHCP and DNS Services) eth0 ...
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Does VM require Swap? su: fork: Cannot allocate memory

We have Mysql Server in AWS environment in Ubuntu 14.04. Recently our server lost new connectivity like ssh, or scp any connections due to cannot allocate memory. And my existing connectivity to ...
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Not installing softwares after changing the server

I changed the download server from sri lanka server to US server using software and update window. Then I tried to install mysql using this command. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Strange behaviour with multiple ip adresses on trusty

I discover a strange behaviour on a server running Ubuntu 14.04 with multiple ip adresses: All outgoing traffic does not use the primary ip address but an application ip address. We configure the ...
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What am I doing incorrectly when trying to connect to Amazon AWS Bitnami created instance?

I created an amazon EC2 instance using the Bitnami tool found in the AWS marketplace ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - Non-graphical boot in Qemu-KVM (-curses)

I am trying to run an Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine using Qemu-KVM with all output beeing printed to the terminal. I have done that several years ago using the -curses option, tried it again and ...
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How to install Ubuntu from windows

I want to install Ubuntu server on a free partition, my hdd is divided into two partitions, the first holds windows, my programs and so on, the second one is completely empty. I can't make a bootable ...
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Download Server Versions of Linux Systems for use on Vmware benchmarking

I am trying to download the iso of server versions of Linux systems such as Centos and Mint to benchmark on Vmware player. I have already installed ubuntu server and upgraded to the desktop as well on ...
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apache2.conf tunning help

I set my server to a public IP. When I attempt to connect to it or load a webpage I will occasionally get timed out. I was told to look into the worker threads and script execution location. ...
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problem when reinstall apache2 ubuntu 14.04

i had some problem when reinstall apache2 i use sudo apt-get install --reinstall apache2 apache2-bin and then error with this messages, /etc/init.d/apache2: 64: .: Can't open /etc/apache2/envvars ...
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Ubuntu Server installation issues

I recently bought a used Supermicro server and I am trying to have it running at home but I am having issues with the os (ubuntu server) setup. It is mainly going to be used as a file server (samba) ...
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Cannot connect to ubuntu samba server via mac OSX “connect to server”

I have Ubuntu desktop server and MacAir with updated OSX. openssh-server and samba have been installed in ubuntu desktop. I could connect to ubuntu through OSX terminal using ssh, but samba file ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 server idle load average 1.00

Scratching my head here. Hoping someone can help me troubleshoot. I have a Dell PowerEdge SC1435 server which had been running with a previous version of ubuntu for a while. (I believe it was 13.10 ...
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files copied in usb hard drive using rsync disappear

I use Ubuntu server 12.04 and using rsync I successfuly copied files using rsync from server to the external usb hard drive which is plugged to the server all the time. For some reasons I reinstalled ...
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Setting a Static Ip on Ubuntu

I'm struggling with setting my static ip, nothing seems to work. When I enter my interfaces, it says (by default): # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Personal apt-get download server [duplicate]

Disclaimer: Please read complete question before marking duplicate. I am thinking to setup a server on our college's internal network, which can host some very common apt-get packages. As there are ...
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How do I change the default password?

I'm trying to follow the instructions found over here: http://wiki.bitnami.com/Amazon_cloud/Where_can_I_find_my_AWS_Marketplace_credentials%253f It says to do the following: The following approach ...
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all external requests/ping returns gateway as destination IP

"ping www.google.com" returns PING www.google.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) bytes of data. and returns no response, obviously. "ping www.yahoo.com" returns PING www.yahoo.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) ...
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Hidden Permissions - Zentyal Admins can't access User's Created Folders

I am the co-administrator of a small private school's domain system. I set the system up using Zentyal 3.4 of which Windows and Ubuntu clients both connect. Students have their own personal logins ...
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Why am I getting a mkdir error with this sudo mkdir /var/www/magento-dev.local/public command?

I'm trying to install Magento on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I created a file called magento-dev.local in the /etc/apache2/sites-available/ directory. that has the following contents: <VirtualHost ...
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LIS 3.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Unfortunately I needed to run an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS under a Hyper-V from MS. After install, I pass through big problems with network and i/o performance. The Hyper-V recommend to update the LIS ...
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Apache2 won't start after 14.04 update

I try to restart my apache2 using : # sudo service apache2 start * Starting web server apache2 * * The apache2 configtest failed. Output of config ...
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mdadm raid1 boot error

I created a RAID with Intel-Rapid-Storage(RST) - containing 2 3TB HDDs. Then I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 64Bit. Everything worked fine and then I did a reboot. Then I got the following error ...
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Ubuntu FTP install and publish for LAN network

New here. I am trying to install FTP (not SFTP or VSFTPD) server on ubuntu using command prompt version. sudo apt-get install ftp It get installed successfully. But not accessible on network ...
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Locked myself out of remote server

Before I left, I've set up an old computer with Lubuntu 14.04 32-bit. While trying to set up rtorrent, I did something to lock myself out while following this tutorial. Normally my computer has one ...
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Move RAID 1 Array to new system

I am rebuilding my Ubuntu home server, but I want to preserve my two disks currently in Linux software RAID 1. My current config is: One 240GB HDD configured as OS Disk (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) Two 3TB WD ...
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Ubuntu server different kind of services

I'm starting to learn more about servers and I was thinking if (and how) I can run multiple services on my Ubuntu Server. For example: I'm starting to develop a system with Django (Python) and I also ...
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LXDE with only a file manager

I've succesfully installed lubuntu-desktop on my server just now. I wasn't quite sure what would be installed besides the desktop environment and I found that there's quite a lot installed that I ...
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Ubuntu Server/Network Advice [duplicate]

What I basically want to is make so that any one of my family members can log on at any of our Pc/Laptops and still assess their files. I know kinda of know what to do but not completely. Would this ...
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How can I increase hard disk space in ubuntu server

I've installed ubuntu server and successfully running my web server in it. Though I wanna know that my system hard disk space is 1TB which is full with contents available in my website. And I wanna ...
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ubuntu server: transmission watch-dir not working after update

I've recently updated my ubuntu server form 12.04 to 14.04. On 12.04 the transmissions watch-dir worked well. After update the watch-dir not working. Nothing else was changed (except the update). ...
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Install Laravel framework in ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I have made setup LAMP. I came to know about Laravel framework. So I want to install it in my system. So can someone tell me how to install Laravel on my system? Any help and ...
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14.04.1 Server installer hangs on “Running grub-install dummy”

I'm having a constant issue when trying ot install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. Every time, the installer hangs at "Running 'grub-install' dummy" where the loading bar is at 50%. The MD5 checksum of the ISO ...
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ubuntu server LTS [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop version on my laptop. Now i want to install the ubuntu server LTS on this desktop version. Can you help me in installing ubuntu server up on ubuntu desktop version ...
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Building a server for plexconnect/minecraft/flac streaming with hp proliant n40l

I've bought a hp proliant n40l, which I am going to use as the server in our house instead of an old atom single core nas. First priority is to have Plexconnect installed which will stream to an apple ...
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Which Ubuntu server install [duplicate]

I am a newb to linux. I want to build a network server/file share. I have an Intel G3258 processor, 4gb ram and want to take advantage of the 64-bit processing abilities. It doesn't look like the ...
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Unable to install xampp server in ubuntu

I want to install xampp server via command line. For the purpose, I downloaded xampp. When I am running it I get nothing. I run the following commands: wget ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) in apt

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 that I use only to use Clonezilla SE Edition and DBRL. Today I installed some packages update that Ubuntu offered me but since then I can't use apt without ...
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ufw not blocking traffic

I have an apache2.4 webserver, and I am trying to block a malicious subnet using ufw. Here is the UFW setup: $ sudo ufw status verbose Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny (incoming), ...
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Static IP Ubuntu Server on a VM

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a VM, but I need an IP which I can access, at least, from outside of the VM (my local network). I have tried the following tutorial unsuccessfully. Running cat ...
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a Windows 7 server with ubuntu client

at a charity which i attend, they have a windows network for staff and a second for users running in an internet cafe style. You buy a software generated time code for pennies, this allows users 1 ...
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Unable to update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get

System: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, Server I can't update openjdk7 and 6 with apt-get. It always ends with this failers: Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main openjdk-6-jre-headl ...