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How to set up an Ubuntu server that only streams my personal media?

Hi I am not new to Ubuntu but totally new to Ubuntu server and have spent the last couple of days getting more and more confused. If my question has been asked a million times please accept my ...
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How do I correctly enable PHP 5.5's OPCache in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm setting up a local server to test configurations; it's a clean 14.04 LAMP server, as selected during OS install. If I understand correctly, OPCache comes with PHP 5.5 (php -v confirms this) but ...
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Lubuntu 14.04: Php5 not working with Apache2

Lately I have been messing around with Lubuntu and today I decided to try to setup a web server (Apache2) with PhpMyAdmin and MySQL Server. This was going great until I attempted to use my test page. ...
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Network booting mounting problem

I'm trying to set up a server for diskless clients. My previous (solved) issue is here. But I have a new one. It isn't able to load ubuntu because of error: mount: mounting /nfsroot on /root ...
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Is securing phpMyAdmin with .htaccess considered sufficient?

I have just installed Linux / Ubuntu for the first time in order to learn, and to get some experience with LAMP servers. I also installed phpMyAdmin and used an .htaccess file (stored in ...
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mySQL server stopped working after changing date to 2114 (year 2038 bug?)

I changed my LAMP server date to 2114: date --set="30 June 2114 13:30:00" mySQL instantly stopped working and I cant restart service: [FAIL] Stopping MySQL database server: mysqld failed! ...
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How do I set up SFTP file access logging for OpenSSH?

I have an SFTP setup using the built-in sftp-subsystem of OpenSSH with chrooted users. In the old days when I used to use FTP, I was able to see what files were accessed by users in the logs. How do ...
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SCTP tunable parameters for load testing

I am using sctp on ubuntu 10.04,with multicore cpu. I want to test load on one sctp port.Tried to change params sctp_rmem, sctp_wmem and sctp_mem. But not able to receive maximum call/sec. With ...
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Cannot install mysql-server-5.5/the following packages have unmet dependicies

I'm a newbie here so please bare with me. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I tried entering mysql with the following command: mysql -u root -p and I got the following message: The program mysql can be ...
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basic outgoing mail function

I've looked for tutorials and guides about this topic but seems really complicated to make it work. I'm working with php, I would like to send mails in some scenarios such as password recovery and ...
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How to change Ubuntu DHCP server address on the client?

How do I tell Ubuntu to use a specific DHCP server IP? I'm building a virtual test network in VirtualBox where I have a Ubuntu server installed. However, VirtualBox doesn't have an option to tell ...
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what's the best package to add to an Ubuntu VPS account to get a terminal window?

For my Pair Networks VPS (running Ubuntu 10.04 on AMD64), and working install details with its illustrious support team, I am interested in suggestions for a robust terminal quasi-GUI'd window package ...
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Weird problem: can not connect network until a terminal is opened in Live system

Live system based on ubuntu server 12.04.2 with manual installed X and openbox. startx is in a shell script which is called in /etc/rc.local with su -l root -c /scriptsFolder/script.sh A program is ...
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TTY1 Doesnt work

When the system starts up it shows all of the processes starting but it stops at Starting CUPS printing spooler/server What fails to start up GNOME Display Manager [Fail] Im not sure if ...
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My website is accessible on my home network but nobody else can access it on the internet

this is my first server I've set up so bare with me if I lack any important details. I have set up my ubuntu server and have my site working on my home network, I am able to see my website on all ...
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Differencce between samba server Trusty and Precise

I have a strange file sharing performance results when installed new home server to 14.04 LTS Trusty. I have always been using samba mount with RSIZE=8192,WSIZE=8192 on clients (more than one), and ...
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FTP/SFTP not allowing any writing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and vsftpd. In the past my account (not root) has had full access, more or less, to either FTP or SFTP to anything on my server and edit any file that my user account could ...
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cannot get public Ubuntu vm on the internet

I have just created a headless Ubuntu server. Typically, I've not had a problem getting the ips to work but I'm not sure what the deal in this case is. Here is my interfaces file, which the system ...
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Blank screen while booting Ubuntu server 14.04 on Atom N2600

I just bought a Jetway computer with 2GB ram and 60GB SSD. It is intended to be used as firewall and I installed Ubuntu server 14.04 32bit on it without any problem. Booting starts perfectly with ...
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Share internet connection from windows 7 to vmware(ubuntu)

I have a big problem and I can not solve it, so I instaled vmware 9 and inside I have installed ubuntu. My virtual newtork editor: VMnet0 Bridged Auto-bridging - - - VMnet1 ...
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Packages installed by default on Ubuntu Cloud Image?

I am running Ubuntu in a virtual machine through Vagrant using the "ubuntu/trusty64" box. Based on the information on https://vagrantcloud.com/, this box runs a "Cloud Image" of Ubuntu. I'm having ...
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read only + browseable issue: configured in smb.conf - not showing in testparm

I'm trying to setup a public share with Samba so I can stream my music files from my Ubuntu 14.04 server to my Sonos soundsystem. Been trying to crack this one for a couple of hours, but unfortunately ...
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Any interface for building a server in Linux Xubuntu. (not desktop) [closed]

Is there any interface or program that I could install on my Linux Xubuntu that would help me set up a server using the terminal as little as possible?
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Full Rackspace cloud server backup to local

I want to rsync my entire Rackspace cloud server disk to a local drive. The command I am currently using is: rsync --dry-run --archive --xattrs --compress --partial --progress ...
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Can't connect to virtualbox server

I have an ubuntu 12.04 server running in virtualbox and I recently switched it to a new host running ubuntu 14.04. After the switch the guest can connect to the internet, no other machines can connect ...
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12.04 Dual Boot with Desktop and Server - what order to insall?

In a couple of weeks I will have a new computer with no OS installed. I want to set it up as a dual boot with Server as the default and Desktop as an option at boot time. I want to make the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04: Can I format a drive on one server and move it to a different server?

I'm not very familiar with the intricacies of Linux filesystems, and have minimal experience with formatting and mounting drives, so please excuse this noob question... We recently upgraded a ...
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Extra unneeded packages

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. It was an upgrade from 11.10. I removed the GUI so that I just have the command line. I was wondering if there was a way to remove all the unnecessary packages that ...
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Why is iptables getting double rules?

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04. A couple of reboots back I started noticing that iptables rules get doubled upon reboot. This is what I get after a reboot (with added line breaks): $ sudo ...
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Virtualmin/Webmin on Ubuntu MYSQL server root user doesn't work anymore

I was trying to make some configuration from Webmin on my server and suddenly I don't know what I've done but I receive the following error: The full MySQL error message was : DBI connect failed : ...
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Ubuntu server error: attemp to read or write outside of disk hd0

I have just installed Ubuntu Server14.04, when the server boots it says error: attempt to read or write outside of disk hd0 . Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> I have reinstalled the server, ...
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Ubuntu RAID failure [get a warning]

Okay I might sound paranoid, but every day I think that my harddrives in both my servers failed for some reason and I am going to lose all my data. I have a server with a RAID 5 installation with ...
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How do I grant access to someone to a MAAS node which is running a a private network?

Am setting up a MAAS setup on a chassis with 10 Blade servers. questions are as below What value does it add to the remote user on a separate network if i give him a MAAS node? With the 10 Blade ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 | Internet Doesn't Work but Server Works

I'm fairly new at Ubuntu right now; transferring from Windows over to the wonders of Debian ^_^ Anyways, I'm facing a really awkward situation with my network on a Ubuntu 13.10 machine. I'm running a ...
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Ubuntu Server on Intel Celeron 266 MHz [migrated]

I want to install a CLI only Linux system on an old desktop computer for testing and development purposes. It's an Intel Celeron 266MHz with 64 MB of RAM and 4 GB of HDD, and it doesn't reach the ...
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Don't see apache running in netstat

I'm just playing with apache and i got it to work, that is i can connect to server by browsing to http://127.0.0.1 and http://192.168.1.5 i'm NOT running IPv6 Yet this is the result of netstat $ ...
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Kernel Upgrade - Now Postfix STARTTL “502 command not implemented”

Interesting issue. So I rebooted one of my servers to upgrade the kernel. It came back online (after having to reconfigure the network interfaces for some reason) and Postfix is no longer able to ...
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Do I need separate graphics card to run Ubuntu Server 14.04?

Currently my company has a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit with 4 GB of memory and Intel Core i3-2100 processor. And we want to build new a server that will use Intel Xeon E3-1230V3 ...
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Apache/PHP generates blank pages and a 500 internal server error (Ubuntu 12.04 PHP 5.3.10)

I'm having troubles with my PHP. When I open a file on localhost, it generates a blank page. I looked at my browser's console and it is giving a 500 Internal Server Error. The page I try to open ...
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MAAS / Juju bootstrap - node installation via PXE loops at partitioner step

I am trying to setup a MAAS / Juju / Openstack environment. Currently I've installed Juju on the MAAS server and am trying to run the juju bootstrap command. In the terminal I can see (using -v) ...
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Setting up a standalone NTP server on Ubuntu

I want to setup a standalone NTP server on Ubuntu. The problem is all the tutorials i see on the internet are about how to make the server to synchronize with another time server on the internet and ...
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neither prefork nor worker settings are found in /etc/apache2/apache2.conf - why?

I've just installed Apache 2.4.7 (Ubuntu) on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system and can't see neither prefork nor worker settings in the /etc/apache2/apache2.conf. They are also not defined for default ...
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No longer showing “X packages can be updated” on command line login

When I SSH into my Ubuntu server, it used to show a message like this: 10 packages can be updated. 6 updates are security updates. Now it no longer shows this message. I know that apt already knows ...
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Can SSH into target Ubuntu machine fine on target's boot, but later the connection attempt times out on the client

I have two computers in the house, one is Ubuntu running OpenSSH-server, the other is either a VM Ubuntu with an openssh client or putty on windows. When I boot up the server machine I can SSH into ...
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No mod-mono.so or mod_mono.conf after Install

On Ubuntu 12.04, I have webmin and apache2. With webmin, I did apt-get install mono-complete and everything appeared to install fine. I put the line "MonoAutoApplication enabled" in httpd.conf and ...
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Config ubuntu with static ip behind router

hello i have ubuntu server 14.04, and i want to create a public server, my provider gives me a ip, gateway and network mask, but my server stay under router, and i don't know how to config it. if i ...
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Wordpress Could not create directory [duplicate]

I am trying to install a plugin for Wordpress on Ubuntu 14.04 Server but it keeps failing. I assume it is a rights issue because of a directory not being able to create. This is my last ditch effort I ...
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2nd HDD as a RAID 1 Mirror on a Existing Ubuntu Server

Can any one point me in the right direction as to how I can add a additional HDD as a RAID 1 to my existing Ubuntu Server which works flawlessly. My present set up is that I have 2 HDD on my Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 cant read dvds,cds

I'm having trouble reading any cds or dvds. Eject command works and the drive will spin but the media/cdrom file is always empty after trying multiple data dvds. I also wanted to try and reinstall ...
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Unable to add nodes to ubuntu MAAS server on static vlan

I'm trying to setup the private cloud in my data center but having problem. I've many servers with good configuration to test with. All the servers are connected to many switches on a vlan with static ...