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Can I make Apache more secure by removing read access from the others group?

It says in the Apache documentation security tips to set your server root directory and sub-directories to be owned by root, with a group of root and to not be writeable by non-root users. However it ...
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Best way to update files on production server from development server

I am developing a website for my own company. To do so I have 2 servers: Server 1: a development server where I upload and test files. I use Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 to put and get files I am working ...
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Dovecot doesn't start

I've installed Postfix and it works correctly. I've installed Dovecot and set it's configurations too. But when I try service dovecot start it terminates on startup. Here is the end of syslog: Nov 19 ...
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SSH No supported authentication methods available

I have about 10 servers, on 3 of them I cannot use my SSH key, but on the other 7 I am able to use them. I get an error message: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server ...
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ubuntu server 14.04 port 21 keeps closing

I have got a problem with port 21, which keep closing. I am using proftp and ufw and set port 21 to internal network only. This works fine, however, after a few hours or days (not sure on time ...
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No disk space after installing Ubuntu Server

I have just picked up a HP Proliant DL380 G5 Server, with 2 Dual Core Xeon Processors, 16Gb Ram and 4 x 146Gb SAS drives for £33 on ebay. Bargain. The idea was to get hands on with Ubuntu Server. I've ...
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Public IP is not working on Ubuntu

I have configured my Public IP provided by my Internet Provider but the IP is still not working. Can anyone tell me what is the thing I am doing wrong. I have configured Public IP on the WAN (on ...
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Apache not starting in Ubuntu 14.04 after updating /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

Before the question let me give some background info: I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on Digital Ocean droplet and have set up Wordpress on that using ...
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Ubuntu Server Problem

I just got around to trying a second time to install ubuntu server on my machine (detailed in the original post on reddit r/techsupport below) and I'm getting the second error now where the installer ...
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Ubuntu Server , Installed Hdd into another computer and now have no internet connection

EDIT: NVRM I figured it out on my own.. I needed to edit a file and remove the Previous eth0 and then rename my eth1 to eth0. I would like to set a static IP adress though if anyone wants to help me ...
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Having trouble mounting a 12TB Raid on Ubuntu Server

I am running a Ubuntu server on my off of my 2008 MacPro, it runs great and works really well except I am not able to run any raid setups directly on it. I have a large library that needs to be ...
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cannot run deluged on ubuntu server 14.04?

i get this error when run deluged? how to fix this koko@Rumah:~$ deluged koko@Rumah:~$ [ERROR ] 05:45:01 daemon:102 Unable to initialize gettext/locale: unsupported locale setting thx before
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Ubuntu server drop ping for specified interface

I am searching for a possibility to drop the ping packets for my ppp0 interface, but allow them for eth0. I use ufw know that i can reject ping by changing lines in /etc/ufw/before.rules But thats ...
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Samba not reconnecting to Win machine when client boots up

Got a Samba network working fine from my Ubuntu 14.04 server to a mixture of Win clients (XP, Vista, 7). However: If I boot the server with the client off, and the client machine boots up after the ...
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How to enable audio on a server installation?

I've installed an ubuntu version without GUI, namely ubuntu 14.04 Server edition, and therefor the audio is not enabled. I would like to play audio on this server installation. I've read many ...
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rsync exclude a single file from the root folder

I want to rsync from a folder, which contanins index.php (which need to be excluded), and many other directories contains index.php too. i created an exclude file and added index.php there. but all ...
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how to list autostart application or services in ubuntu server

I have an ubuntu server and i need to know a list services and application that autostart in ubuntu server, is there a way to do this ? till today I do it manually by checking in htop after I ...
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FTP and WWW services don't appear Ubuntu Server 14

I am testing a new FTP server. The vsftpd.conf file is correct. The firewall is passing traffic properly. I tested this by hooking up another machine to the DMZ with the same internal IP and nmap ...
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How can I setup a LTSP server on VMWare?

I have VMware Workstation 10 and I set the networking to bridged. How can I use my existing network and router. My local router address is 10.0.1.1, and my Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0. What I am ...
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How can I add a Samba Share on the same machine as my Active Directory DC?

Okay, so I've been trying to set up an Active Directory domain controller using samba, and I have successfully done so. I've created the domain, and joined a few Windows machines to said domain. ...
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How to execute simple program in netbeans?

How to execute PHP program in netbeans? I think I installed everything, I write a code for example this code: <?php echo 'Hello, world!'; ?> and when I execute it I get this error: Not Found ...
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What is wrong with knockd?

I am trying to implement port knocking for ssh service on my personal server. I have two other public services that will always be open. My iptables rules look like this: Chain INPUT (policy DROP 0 ...
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How to connect to internet Ubuntu server command line 14.04

Hello guys I'm very new with Ubunu (well linux in general) and I'm trying to to connect to the internet with a AES3000 wireless adapter, I had already setup the whole server(ubnut server 14.04 ...
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How to create SMB share for Windows with Auth prompt without AD?

I want to share a folder from 14.04.01 to a windows network. Not a problem so far. I want to share my folders video and pictures for everyone. public but read only. I want to share a folder admin, ...
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open for write: permission denied but write_enable = YES

I need to upload files via ftp to my website. I have changed permissions, added users, uncommented the write_enable, but nothing seems to work. I ALWAYS get open for write: permission denied Any ...
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What is wrong with My Apache2 (Alternate) 000-default.conf file

I'm starting a course in PHP which will require its own web-pages that I do not want to conflict with my existing work. The Ubuntu instructions are here: HTTPD - Apache2 Web Server See the code below ...
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etherpad lite on ubuntu 14.04 server

I just installed etherpad-lite on my ubuntu 14.04 server and everything worked fine, I had access to the etherpad on web after startup and could create new pads, add stuff and so on. Just as expected. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Desktop without a Desktop Environment?

Background I have put together my own desktop environment in Arch Linux, and I'm interested in setting up Ubuntu with the same environment. One way to do this is by installing Ubuntu Server and then ...
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Help Connecting Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM/postgres to postgreSQL workbench on localhost?

I'm new to SQL and am trying to configure and Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM to connect to SQL Workbench x64 on the localhost. Below are my settings for the Virtual machine's port forwarding and the error I ...
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Getting LAMP set up so I can run Wordpress Locally

I am following this tutorial: http://www.wpexplorer.com/locally-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu/ and am running into an error when I try to get my php file showing on Localhost. When I restart my Apache ...
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“A fatal error has occured: Couldn't create admin” error when installing Ubuntu OpenStack - Canonical Distribution

I'm trying to install the new project of Canonical (Canonical Distribution) on a virtual environment following the guide published here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack ...
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Selecting network interface in MAAS

I'm installing Ubuntu OpenStack: The Canonical Distribution and at one stage of instaltion it asks me: "Please select a network interface that is not currently listening to any DHCP or DSN requests. ...
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Apache and limitexcept

I am following a CIS document for apache security (CIS Apache HTTP security) and do not understand exactly where to use the LimitExcept directive. Note I am quite new to apache HTTP server. I have a ...
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Server 12.04 LTS Desktop Environment install “Package xubuntu-desktop is not available, but is referred to by another package.” [duplicate]

I am trying to build the HP SDN VAN controller on Server 12.04 Precise but need a GUI to download the controller. When i try to install a desktop i get the following (I have already done an apt-get ...
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Wrong IPv6 Routing

My Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS servers have all the same problem. When I access a website which has IPv6, everything works fine and the website shows up. When I access a website which has no IPv6, it always ...
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How to set a domain name instead of a IP address?

I am new using ubuntu, so take that in mind :) I have a project at the school in wich I have to create an Intranet using a switch and router. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and apache2 server. I have ...
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Tomcat7 fails to start on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Tomcat7 wont start. The error logs are a mile long. This is the tail of it: dcohen@dspace-server:/var/log/tomcat7$ tail catalina.2014-11-13.log at ...
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Login timed out after 60 seconds

Booting server Ubuntu 10.04, no GUI installed, only console, inputing correct username, receiving "Login timed out after 60 seconds.". after around a minute with no password prompt. Trying with ...
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Ubuntu server error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub rescue>

Hi i installed the latest Ubuntu server 14.04 and rebooted a few times perfectly and now when i last reboot it, i get the following error: error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. grub ...
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Server internal chat server

I'm looking for a chat server for Ubuntu 12.04 which basically allows a chat between authenticated system users. Let me explain. The use case is that on a remote headless server running a remote ...
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SSH: Could not resolve hostname user@host: Name or service not known with my connection

I have a problem to connect a server using ssh. I got the following error message: ssh user@host SSH: Could not resolve hostname user@host: Name or service not known with my connection Also, if ...
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Apache2 - AH00112: Warning: DocumentRoot does not exist

I followed this guide to setup two virtual hosts under Apache. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-14-04-lts When restarting the Apache ...
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'Unknown Display' in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the first thing I noticed was that in the display settings, my monitor was not recognized. I tried every solution that I found in the forums but nothing actually ...
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Installed Ubuntu Server - need to remote access

Hi I installed Ubuntu server on a machine, it is a server machine hence the graphic card is very poor; its a VGA. I cant access all of my screen, can only see the top 70 %, i tried changing the ...
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Installing a Chilli HotSpot with phpmyprepaid

I'm installing a Chilli hotspot on Ubuntu Server and i'm trying to use it with phpmyprepaid, but i can't get it working. The Chilli part is fine, but i can't access the install of phpmyprepaid. I'm ...
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How to install MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.10?

After unsuccessful installation of the latest version of MariaDB through repository that is offered by official page (for Ubuntu 14.04) I've tried to install mariadb-5.5 which is already included in ...
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Ubuntu DHCP client doesn't report hostname

I found, that my Ubuntu server does not report it's hostname to DHCP server (which is different machine). Why and how to fix? /etc/dhcp/dhcpclient.conf is follows: option ...
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Installing GRUB failed

now trying to install ubuntu server 14.04.1 already for the umpteenth time on my HP ML115, AMD64, 8GB, 320GB HDD. Installation runs through until the GRUB. Then getting the same message that Grub ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server Install Unable to Connect to Network via Ethernet

I have tried so much and cannot seem to configure the ethernet network properly. I've looked at past questions that have similar issues but none of them resolved my issues. Note that my ethernet ...
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Always getting 128bit dhcpv6 prefix for stateful dhcpv6 configuration

I am using ubuntu 14.04 as a dhcpv6 server. radvd is configured as interface eth1 { AdvSendAdvert on; AdvManagedFlag on; AdvOtherConfigFlag on; prefix 2001:888:0db8:1::/64 { ...