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How can I get Windows Active Directory functionalities in Ubuntu?

I want to get the same functionalities of Windows Active Directory using Ubuntu Server 12.04. Is there any tools to do that? and how can I do that?
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How to install oracle10g?

I want to install oracle10g on my ubuntu 11.10 server but it has this error: E: Unable to locate package oracle-xe
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XAMPP vs. Native LAMP Packages

I'm currently in the process of setting up an Ubuntu Desktop setup for a combination of technical writing, heavy statistics/mathematical analysis, and also server-side development and I wanted to know ...
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How to configure a conceptronic (C100S8) switch for Maas?

I thought I had an issue with network configuration, but it turns out I didn't (previous question). The problem is with my switch. As stated in Maas 1.5 doc there are some issues with STP on certain ...
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What packages do i need to install on an ubuntu desktop for it to “become a server”?

Alright, so due to problems connecting to a wifi network on the ubuntu server distribution, i want to install the neccesary packages for a lamp, mail and ssh server on an ubuntu desktop 14.04 lte ...
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Add a new partition to Ubuntu and append it to /var/www/

I have installed an Ubuntu server on a VMWare workstation with a space of 20GB storage as seen below; After the installation I've attached another 40GB worth storage to the existing Ubuntu server ...
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Server disk encrpytion prevents connection after SSH remote reboot

newbie here. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an old machine for a home server project using a static IP address. Running OpenSSH server on it enables me to connect remotely from my Windows7 ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Bad archive mirror

I get stucked when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my laptop. When it comes to "Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive", I get 'bad archive mirror' error. I've tried many times with other options ...
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GUI for Ubuntu Server without Internet

I am first time on this community. So, even I have a problem but I am still excited about it :). I recently installed Ubuntu Server edition 12.04 however I figured out that it did not install any GUI ...
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Dual Boot - Grub2 not detecting Ubuntu Server (10.4, 64 bit) after installing Ubuntu Desktop (12.04)

Requirement I have a computer which runs Ubuntu 10.4.3 (64 bit server) installed over LVM and /boot filesystem and I wanted it to dual boot to Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop, 32 bit). Completed Successfully: ...
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How to build High Througout put File server in Ubuntu like NAS or Windows Storage Server [duplicate]

Is it possible to build NAS Server with Ubuntu without Samba. Should have configuration option via browser.
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apt-get 307 error

G'day The problem is (for any type of mirror or package) with apt-get update: Failed to fetch http://ubuntu.org.ua/ubuntu/dists/quantal/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 307 Temporary Redirect But: ...
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How do I install oracle jdk 7 on ubuntu server 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Sun/Oracle’s proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? Folks, I'm new in ubuntu server. As I understand it, Oracle retired the Operating System Distributor's ...
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Shell Scripting for Linux Server Administration

I recently started learning Linux(Ubuntu), and i'm aware that Linux has it's own form of language i.e Shell Scripting. What i'll like to know is that is this language enough to administer a Linux ...
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DHCP server not routing to connect to internet for clients

i am configuring a DHCP server using ubuntu 11.10 with 2 lan cards.eth0 is connected to wan on ip address:192.168.2.2/24 and eth1 connected to lan is configured with ip:192.168.10.1/24 ...
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Don't wait for user input on errors while booting

I'm running 11.04 server, headless, and at a certain point it didn't boot anymore: it just stopped. It seems like I made a mistake with some of the disks, the fstab or the raid config, anycase one of ...
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How to map my ipv4 address to external address in iptables

I want to run a minecraft server (port 25565) and have it send to my external address for others to play, then to my hostname (I am assuming this is automatic - Do I need a rule for this too?). But I ...
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Disable autostart for a service without uninstalling?

How can I disable autostart for a service without uninstalling? For example, I'd like to leave tomcat installed, but I don't want it turning on every time I restart.
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How to find zombie process?

System information as of Fri Mar 9 19:40:01 KST 2012 System load: 0.59 Processes: 167 Usage of /home: 23.0% of 11.00GB Users logged in: 1 Swap usage: 0% ...
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What's the risk of upgrading over SSH?

When I run sudo do-release-upgrade over ssh, I get the following message. This session appears to be running under ssh. It is not recommended to perform a upgrade over ssh currently because in ...
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Important things to do after installing Ubuntu Server

I just installed Ubuntu Server on a VPS. To configure the server I'm reading the Ubuntu Server Guide. But the Ubuntu Server Guide doesn't tells me everything. E.g. The Ubuntu Server Guide doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS upgrade: “no new release found”

According to Trusty Tahr Release Schedule, Ubuntu LTS 14.04.1 (first .1 version) was released two days ago. Unfortunately when trying to upgrade using the do-release-upgrade command I get the message ...
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How can I ensure transmission traffic uses a VPN?

I'd like to ensure that transmission only sends/receives traffic when the server it runs on is connected to a VPN. I found this question which is similar but I don't want to force all traffic ...
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How to disable GDM from being automatically started?

After Ubuntu Server 12.04 installation, I installed Xubuntu just to have a minimal GUI: sudo apt-get install x-window-system-core sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends xubuntu-desktop gparted ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions won't install on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am trying to install VitrualBox's Guest Additions on Ubuntu Server 12.04, but keep getting an error. I am using the following command sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run --nox11 and get the following ...
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upstart-supervised init script for Apache?

I want to run apache on Ubuntu 10.04, and use the nice supervision stuff in upstart (I'm not just talking about the apache init script, but proper service supervision a la daemontools - which is to ...
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Connecting MS SQL using freetds and unixodbc: isql - no default driver specified

I am trying to connect to the MS SQL database using freetds and unixodbc. I have read various guides how to do it, but no one works fine for me. When I try to connect to the database using isql tool, ...
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Java on Ubuntu server 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm a little confused at the moment. My back story in short, is that I'm trying to set up a Minecraft server on an Ubuntu server I've recently set up, obviously to do this I needed Java, but after ...
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What is Orchestra, and how do I use it?

Writing this answer, I realized I do not know anything about Orchestra. There's no link to any website or documentation on their Launchpad page. Can anyone familiar with it explain how it works and ...
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Making stripe_cache_size permanent

I did echo 8192 > /sys/block/md0/md/stripe_cache_size to improve my RAID performance, and it did helped alot. But I still can't figure out how to make it permanent. I was trying to set it in ...
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How to change the default locale in ubuntu 10.10 server

I have a remote server which I installed and have been trying to unsuccessfully change the locale to french for a few hours. Below are the contents of my locale files: //============ ...
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Howto configure MAAS to separate PXE traffic and IPMI traffic on different subnets?

I am trying to set up a part of our network as a linux cluster. Since its a little educational for me, I choose using MAAS with JuJu. However there are some questions that boggle my mind and I was ...
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Not enough disk space '/' in AWS instance

i am running Ubuntu 11.04 instance for my Web Server on AWS cloud, now i am getting there is no disk space in / partition of my server. df -ah say this Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Security camera system server

I'd like to setup a Security Camera system which is captures and stores video streams into Ubuntu Server From 2 wireless Cameras. Which type of motion-detecting wireless camera you suggested? Are ...
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How to use ubuntu server full screen in virtualbox?

I have installed Ubuntu server 12.4 in Oracle Virtual box, after completing installation, i cant use the Ubuntu server in full screen,guest additions present in virtual box will work in ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to create a Windows virtual machine on Ubuntu Server?

When I look for documentation about how to create a Windows VM on an Ubuntu host, the only articles I can find are articles about Ubuntu Desktop, not Ubuntu Server. Is there a way to create a Windows ...
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how to mount / with encrypted lvm root during installation?

In order to understand Linux better, I'm trying to manually configure an encrypted root lvm partition . I have already tried this with the Ubuntu server installer by choosing the lvm encrypted option ...
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How do I manually boot from the grub prompt after do-release-upgrade?

I read a couple of other questions on this topic and they both pointed to the Grub2 community documentation and installing grub configs from an install disk. I had some trouble with the ...
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How do I install Cacti?

I'd like to use Cacti, but I'm not entirely sure how to install it. I have a 10.04 Server that I'm installing this on.
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Cannot ssh into Ubuntu Server by hostname

I just set up Ubuntu 12.04 Server on an old box laying around, connected to my router via ethernet. I set up openssh-server as instructed for remote access, but I cannot ssh into it from my laptop ...
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How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces?

I have an extra IP address available to my server, and so I need to assign it in the interfaces file. At the moment, I've got this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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How do I list new drives so I can partition and format them?

I added a bunch of drives to an external enclosure and attached it to a server via eSATA and now need to get them ready for software raid. However they do not appear under fdisk -l I've tried looking ...
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Step by Step Install of MAAS and JUJU

I am working on understanding the pieces that I am missing in being able to deploy Juju across the other MAAS nodes. I don't know If I have a step out of place, or missing a few. The MaaS server ...
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Ubuntu 14 Server and Xrdp

I am trying to get XRDP working with the latest Ubuntu 14 server. However, after my rdp client logs in all I get is a grey screen with an X in the middle. This is the error from my .xsession-errors ...
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What server control panels are available for Ubuntu Server?

As a dedicated Ubuntu server or as a VPS, I am looking for a web control panel, something like cPanel which is something like a web administrator for a server. I have not used any on Linux since I do ...
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'/'var/www/' vs '/home/$USER/public_html'

I recently started using Ubuntu as a LAMP server. I've come across plenty of tutorials that say to place the files at '/var/www/' and I've also seen others that put them in '/home/$USER/public_html/'. ...
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Adding a new user on Ubuntu server

I have been trying to add a new user. I typed in adduser then username and also tried useradd then username. It does seem to add a user, but when I login I only get a dollar sign instead of ...
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How to encrypt /var/www?

I want encrypt my /var/www folder so I and apache had access. How can I done this? I tried use ecryptfs, but my sites does not work. Please write example, or link for manual.
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LDAP server set-up

I'd like to set up LDAP to act as central authentication of 2 web applications running on the same server. Whats the simplest step-by-step way to go about this from scratch? In the long run I'd also ...
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Preseeding Ubuntu Server

I am in the process of creating an automated install disc for Ubuntu Server 10.10. Is it possible to setup package selection within the preseed file (what groups of packages to install etc.)? If so ...