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Apache gives 403 Forbidden

Server: Ubuntu 12.04 w/ LAMP I can access the default index.html, but I created a symbolic link to a folder in my Dropbox. Whenever I try to access 192.168.2.6/Joomla (Joomla is the symbolic link), I ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 boot, white terminal with garbled black text

I just installed Ubuntu server 11.10 and the install went fine. This system is running on an Intel Pentium II board with onboard graphics. However when I try to boot into Ubuntu I get a white ...
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How to Share folders in 14.04 Server with Gnome

I'm working with a new installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit. During installation I picked the Samba Server option and I believe that it is running. My intention is that an OS X machine will be ...
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How can I access Ubuntu Server running in a VM via the internet?

I am running Ubuntu Server 10.04 on a VirtualBox virtual machine from a Windows 7 host. How do I open access to this guest virtual machine from the internet?
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espeak returns error on ubuntu server

I want to use espeak on my server, so I can scare my girlfriend from work :) ubuntu 11.04 server. sudo espeak -v en "Hello i am espeak" Error: ALSA lib pcm.c:2212:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown ...
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Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server

I set-up Postfix running with Dovecot with SASL support with virtual mailboxes in a Postgresql Database and Amavis Clamav and Spamassassin all working together Working = I can send and receive email ...
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Install ODBC connector for PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I try to install the ODBC driver for PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Server 12.04. The purpose is to connect R (which is also running on the Server)to the database. I somehow got stock because I did not find a ...
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Unable to add nodes to MAAS Server running in VirtualBox

I have followed the tutorials here and here . My MAAS master server (running Ubuntu 12.04 server) is already set up in a VirtualBox VM. I have not installed DHCP on this server as I already have a ...
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Monitor goes into power saving mode after grub selection

I installed Ubuntu Server. It loads just fine to the grub selection screen but after making a selection, for some reason the monitor just goes into power saving mode and never wakes back up. I have to ...
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Most of steps from LAMP>phpmyadmin are complete, yet localhost/phpmyadmin shows lots of code

I have installed and restarted and purged and re-installed everything 5 times over, edited .conf files, modified index.html, established htpasswd, etc... and I think I have most things ironed out, but ...
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how to disable monitor sleep/blanking? [duplicate]

Ubuntu server system (no X installed) that runs several networking daemons. It's been headless for years but I recently attached a monitor to it and installed some cli monitoring utilities (glances ...
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How can I run update-grub if I can't boot into linux?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 onto an old HP DL320 G2. This has a ATI Rage XL video card built in. Everything seems to install okay, but I'm having problems with booting. Once the server ...
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Phpmyadmin Not Working

I recently installed phpmyadmin onto ubuntu server 10.04 using sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin The installation went fine and everything was working including phpmyadmin. I then performed a restart ...
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Error starting ClamAV daemon

I can't get the ClamAV daemon to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. Here's what I get when I try to start the service: sudo service clamav-daemon start * Starting ClamAV daemon clamd [fail] When I ...
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hwe-support-status does not tell me how to upgrade to 12.04.5

According to 1204_HWE-EOL, there should be an option to upgrade to 12.04.5 HWE, however, I do not receive any such instructions from hwe-support-status. # uname -r 3.11.0-24-generic # ...
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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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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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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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Server logs are filling my hard disk, how do I fix this?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 which serves my web application (20 MB) on apache httpd. Here is my partitions table: $ sudo parted -l Disk /dev/sda: 500GB Partition Table: gpt Number|Start|End|Size|File ...
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Server error (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

This seems to be a common problem with 12.04. I've done the searches and found various and sundry replies, but I've yet to find a solution to my situation. I've installed 12.04 32bit on a server box ...
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how can I remove the clear screen before login

On ubuntu server, how can I avoid the screen being cleared just before the login screen pops? I'm trying to read an error message on one of the services and I get this annoying clear screen and I ...
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FTP to my Ubuntu machine kills my network

I'm having a problem transferring files between my Ubuntu server and other machines with FTP. Basically, if I initiate an FTP request from my Ubuntu to my Mac, it works fine. But if I make a request ...
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/usr/sbin/grub never finishes

I did apt-get upgrade it never finishes at this point: Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default Testing for an existing ...
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deluge daemon on server 15.10? [closed]

Can someone help me get deluged running on 15.10? Every how-to I can find is for init.d not systemd. The deluged package installs no startup scripts for either init.d (which would work in ...
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Error installing Ubuntu 14.04 the failing step is select and install software

Installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and encountered the message below all the time. Installation step failed an installation step failed. you can try to run the failing item again from the menu, or skip it ...
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How to recover the root password on ubuntu server

I lost my root/super user password on Ubuntu server, i tried to boot in a "recovery mode", and choosed " drop to root shell", but it is always asks for: Give root password for maintenance (or type ...
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How to give Public_html to each user?

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to have 2 or more users be able to test with apache/php/mysql. Within default config at sites-available I added two different VirtualHosts, one ...
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Upgrade PHP version to 5.3 on Ubuntu

How can I do a version upgrade from 5.2 to 5.3? php update/upgrade is saying I'm using the latest version. I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.04
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cannot access to nature.com website [closed]

I have a problem: since yesterday I cannot access to nature.com, it gives me "internal server error", but I know the site is working plus I can access with my phone. I really don't understand, ...
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Connect to remote Ubuntu Server GUI

I have a server running remotely by ip address 5.231.XX.XXX running Ubuntu 13.10 Operating system. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I am able to connect to my server via terminal by ssh login ...
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Ubuntu Server wont recognize ethernet

I have recently acquired an old computer that I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 server onto, however the system could not be booted into any external medias (USB and CD drives). So I hooked the hard ...
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Apache (and other services) work on localhost, but not IP address

My Apache server is working correctly on port 80. When I try to enable SSL on port 443, I can connect via localhost (telnet localhost 443) but not via IP address (telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 443). To ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Server Installation With no RAID option?

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 Server. When I get to the partition manager, I select Manual. When I click on one of my disks that I want to use as a RAID partition, the option doesn't exist. Can you not ...
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MAAS and Juju Post-Bootstrap Connection Error

I am working with a rather weird issue using MAAS and Juju where after the bootstrap, machine "0" has been successfully created, I cannot deploy any services issuing a simple juju deploy mysql. To ...
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What is the easiest simplest way to deploy ASP.NET web site on Ubuntu?

I'm a newbie and want to deploy ASP.NET web site and host it on UBUNTU 12 either server or desktop. Should i use Apache with MONO? OR Deploy MS .NET Framework on Wine and a free web server that is ...
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Is multiple mysqld processes for 1 mysql server is normal?

I'm not an server administrator, but i would like to know why on the server i have like 10 myslq instances? Is it good or bad? Does it negatively impact speed of my website? Here's screenshot: ...
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Restricting access to sites

I'm having some problems configuring my local proxy server so that it would restrict access to certain websites. The proxy server I'm using is Squid; I edited its configuration file found in ...
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What's the correct way to configure wireless connections in Ubuntu Server 15.10 with systemd?

With reference to this question (How do I set up a wireless connection after install Ubuntu Server 15.10? (systemd)), is there a canon way of configuring a wireless connection using systemd, because ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no longer mounts samba share on boot

I recently upgraded to ubuntu server 15.04 from 14.04. I have this line in my /etc/fstab: #Samba //192.168.1.101/mediaserver2/ /mnt/mediaserver/ cifs ...
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Is there Ubuntu Server for 32bit systems?

Please help! I have 3 desktops and 1 laptop and bring the laptop everywhere and keep the 3 desktops at home and they all have Ubuntu on them and I would like to access media and any kind of files I ...
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setting up apache2 webserver — differences between behaviour within my intranet and outside

I am new to apache2. I have an ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS machine in my home, and just installed apache2 on it. I wanted to set up a webserver running on a port other than port 80 (my router uses port 80). ...
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Samba user and guest permissions

I have a folder in /var/www/html/ that people upload files to via PHP called store. store has the permissions rwxrwxr-- it is owned by the user josh and the www-data group. The store folder is also ...
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Can I choose desktop (vs server) build, for server hardware? [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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How can I get this .sh file to run properly?

I'm trying to take a .bat file and make it a .sh This is the working .bat file @echo off title runserver "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_25\bin\java.exe" -Xmx815m -cp bin;lib/*; com.rs.Launcher ...
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What is my login username and password?

Just loaded Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 and all went well. I rebooted the system and up came Ubuntu login: I tried everything I could think of and pressed Enter. 'Password' appears, but it won't let me ...
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apt-get error: “Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com' ”

root@server1:~# apt-get update Err http://archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release.gpg Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com' 0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com] I can't get it work, any ...
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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 completely remove virtual packages?

It turns out that removing a virtual package with apt-get only remove the package itself, leaving behind the real packages that were installed by it So how do you remove a virtual package, along ...
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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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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 ...