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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 as:...
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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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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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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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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 user=*****,password=*********,iocharset=utf8,...
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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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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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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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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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Whay apache2 does not process PHP files?

I have installed Apache server using TaskSel from Synaptic package manager. I did the following: sudo a2enmod php5 Module php5 already enabled sudo a2enmod userdir Module userdir already enabled ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 64bit no /usr/lib64/?

I am currently trying to setup a domU on XEN Hypervisor based on some tutorials. My XEN installed on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server x64 bit.. (Clean install) I can't find /usr/lib64 only /usr/lib and /usr/...
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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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BCM4313 Wireless on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to run an old netbook with Broadcom BCM4313 wireless as a print server with Ubuntu Server 12.04. Setting up the wireless without the GUI, however, is proving problematic. I do think however ...
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MySQL 5.7 No directory, logging in with HOME=/

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked, but I can't find any solution to this (maybe small) issue: I just made a fresh install of mysql-server 5.7 on a 14.04 server. Every time the MySQL ...
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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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SSH and VPN Cisco connection working on one laptop but not on another. Both laptops using Ubuntu 14.04. Where is the difference?

I'm trying to SSH to our university server using VPN and WIFI connection. The bug is similar to this one, although different in details. The problem is as follows: Me and my colleague are using ...
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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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X forwarding from Ubuntu Server Ed to Windows 7

The Goal: I would like to open a program from my ubuntu server in my windows 7 desktop. Steps Taken: Putty > SSH > X11 check 'enable port forwarding' I have started VNC Viewer in listening mode ...
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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 gateway:192.168....
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No network after upgrade to 14.04.3 LTS

I upgraded my server to 14.04.3 LTS by doing "sudo do-release-upgrade". It all seemed to work fine, but after rebooting I have no network at all. I can't find the computers on my LAN or anything on ...
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How to install GUI on Ubuntu Server 12.04 from USB stick without internet connection [duplicate]

How to install GUI on Ubuntu Server 12.04 from USB stick without internet connection
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How to start tomcat in Linux Ubuntu from Java or Scala program

I have one requirement where I need to start tomcat, nginx, kafka etc from scala or java program, I am able to check through java program that if they are running or not using ps-ef| grep name but if ...
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No internet on Ubuntu Server 14.04 or 12.04

I am relatively new at Ubuntu, and am trying to install Ubuntu Server on a commercial network at an academic institution. When installing Ubuntu Desktop, I can automatically pull an IP address and ...
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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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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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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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Which is the proper way to install postgresql [14.04]

Recently I have been trying to install a postgres server instance on 14.04 but I've run into the issue of not knowing which install I need/want. here are the different ones I've found https://help....
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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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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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How should a server be secured? [closed]

Talking towards Ubuntu 10.04, server edition, what tools/practices would you recommend to secure the server?
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How do I create a self-signed SSL certificate?

I've set up SSL on my webserver, now I need two files: a certificate a certificate Key How do I create a self-signed certificate for testing purposes?
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How to set up a headless server?

I have a ubuntu development server at work. It is an old rack server that is located somewhere in the company's dungeon, where nobody ever goes. The only way it can work is as a so-called headless ...
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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 can I make a specific set of iptables rules permanent?

Is there a "best practice" or standard to make a few iptables rules permanent? I mean: automatically applied upon a system reboot? I am using a VPS with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). Thank ...
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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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How do you administer CUPS remotely using the web interface?

I have an Ubuntu server in my apartment and I just got a printer, so it's time to share! In the past I've used CUPS on my Desktop and I'd just point the browsers to localhost:631 to set things up. ...
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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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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 server....
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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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How to correctly add a custom daemon to init.d?

I've got a 3-rd party proprietary application server daemon which can be started and stopped by couple of command lines. I need this daemon to start when the system starts up and correctly stopped on ...
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How to setup static IP in Ubuntu Server 12.04?

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade ifconfig sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.150 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.2.0 broadcast 192....
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SSH Permission denied (publickey)

I have tried searching previous questions for answers to my question but all of the answers that have been suggested previously haven't worked for me. I am trying to connect to a linode (running ...
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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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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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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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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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Why Apache virtual hosts on Ubuntu 14.04 is not working?

I installed Apache 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 and it was working fine by http://localhost/ address. But when I tried to add a new virtual host, for example http://bow.loc and restart apache, new address was ...
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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: //============ /etc/default/...