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Samba server synchronisation

I configured samba / file server with Ubuntu 14.04 which is working fine. I would like to create a “backup or failover” system in case this one stops working (e.g. power cut). This samba has the IP ...
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“APC does not appear to be running”

Help! I'm a Linux newbie. I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04.5 on it. It came with PHP 5.3. I've successfully installed PHP 5.4.37 as additional PHP handler following this tutorial: ...
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Creating Mediawiki issue

Im right right now in the middle of creating Mediawiki on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS for client and i'm having some troubles doing that. I managed to establish accessible Mediawiki instance in apache but i ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an Ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC installed and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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how to make python manage.py runserver still running if terminal close? [duplicate]

python manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000 how to make this command running if terminal close for now i use screen and it works any other way to do that? i mean for production how to link it to ngix or ...
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booting in insecure mode Dell poweredge T20 [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu server 14.04, on a Dell poweredge T20. but went I boot it up, using F12 for boot menu under UEFI is there a bootable ubuntu. but when i boot it ubuntu. it just print "booting ...
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my web browser is unable to load askubuntu.com

i installed Ubuntu in my hp pavilion g laptop.i am using Mozilla Firefox i am able to connect other websites but askubuntu.com web page is not opening in my laptop.please help to solve the problem.
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How to connect to WiFi on Ubuntu server (and how to turn on network card)

So I just installed Ubuntu Server on my laptop and when I was in the installation process I could connect to my WiFi but now since it installed and I rebooted into it in the boot process it gave up ...
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AppArmor on BeagleBoard Black (and probably other ARMv7 devices)

I've installed Ubuntu onto my BeagleBoard, using the instructions at http://www.elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu . This runs the ARM version of Ubuntu 14.04. This all went to plan and it worked, and I ...
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How can I remove a specific known_hosts entry without deleting the file

When I try to ssh to my server (I reset the server) I get the usual "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" I then run the suggested ssh-keygen -f "/home/XXXX/.ssh/known_hosts" -R xxx.com ...
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How to only install security updates [duplicate]

Is it possible to only install the security updates. If this is possible it needs to be done on several servers and ubuntu virtual machines (Manually in command line) . I already tried a few ...
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Aria2 download from FTP from a list of URL

I'm currently using the following wget command to download from an FTP server from a list of URL's in a file: wget --user=mylogin --password='mypassword' -P /home/ftp/ -i /var/www/file/url.txt -N ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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Access denied when using domain credentials

I am unable to login to Ubuntu with my domain credentials....I am getting access denied. My machine has authenticated against my domain for 2+ yrs. Then a few weeks ago, when resuming from sleep, my ...
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X11VNC Server shows screen from the past

I have a headless server (Xubuntu 14.04), on which I have set up a X11VNC server. The server is set to autostart at boot (e.g. I can remotely sign my user in at the system password prompt). I am ...
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USB Installed Ubuntu server fails to load without USB

I have tried installing the Ubuntu server (version 14.04) onto my acer desktop using my USB. I configured the USB through Universal USB Installer (version 1.9.5.7), using the option that said Ubuntu ...
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How to use rsync properly?

I have a server with 3 seperate websites on it. I want to switch mail transfer agents from sendmail to postfix. Switching from sendmail to postfix means thatat sendmail will have to be uninstalled. ...
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Website, SFTP, SSH in home directory for multiple users

I need a little help with configuring Ubuntu Server 14.04, apache2 and SFTP for multiple separate users. Every user needs to have website in his home directory, for example: /home/user/public_html ...
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Adding multiple hard drives to ubuntu server so owncloud can use them

I am using an old desktop to install ubuntu server on. Once I have it installed, I upgrade to the newest version. After it is finished, I install owncloud. I've gotten it all set up and working. The ...
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ARP flux how to solve

I have a server with 2 NICs having an IP address in the same subnet, this is what my /etc/network/interfaces looks like: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.2.155 gateway ...
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Is there a .vmdk file for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu be installed on Virtualbox? If yes how?
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How to check OS integrity?

Trying to create an additional Swap file, I used a hasty sudo dd command on our Ubuntu server. After the operation the partition appeared as fully occupied. Now I am not sure if by accident parts of / ...
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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Running multiple php version using php-fpm

Following on from the configuration given in the answers here: How to configure Apache to run PHP as FastCGI on Ubuntu 12.04 via terminal? How do you then use this configuration to use a different ...
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How do I move several LVM VG's on a pair of software RAID5 arrays from one Ubuntu install to another?

I have two software RAID5 arrays with LVM sat on top. I'm moving from Ubuntu 12.04 on an old PATA drive to Ubuntu 14.04 on a new SATA drive. I have the basic system up and running but now I'd like to ...
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Fully uninstall X server

I was playing around with the x server and LXDE in ubuntu server and installed it using the command sudo apt-get install xorg lubuntu-desktop. When I went to uninstall it, by using the command sudo ...
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How do you install a GUI on Ubuntu Server in Google Compute Engine (GCE)?

I deployed an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Virtual Machine (VM) in the Google Compute Engine. However, I am unable to make the GUI to start. I followed all the steps found in ...
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monitor network connectivity faults?

I am suffering poor connectivity when i work at home. Frequently I see write failed broken pipe and other errors indicating that Ive lost connection. I would like to complain to my service provider, ...
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Need some help installing ubuntu server via usb

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server as a iso file and would like to know how i install it via a usb. The Macine im installing it on dosnt have a desk drive.
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Now after upgrade from 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authen. system users

I've had 12.04.5 LTS with Postfix and Dovecot working for a long time now, but now after upgrading to 14.04.1 LTS Dovecot will not authenticate the system users. Dovecot will however work fine for ...
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Starting bash on linux ubuntu with Android

anyone knows if you can start bash script from Android to linux remotely . I've tried using vnc but are not interested in viewing the screen but simply to send the command to start remote Android
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How can I find the exact model of a hard disk in a raid?

I have a ProLiant DL380p Gen8 with 4 Plextor solid state drives RAIDed. Since one of these disks has failed (as I see in HP iLO4 of my server) I need to find the exact model of these disks to replace ...
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want to use new headless server with VirtualBox; startx hangs at extension GLX

ssh'ing into the server and running startx yields this. Background info that may help: I originally hooked up my monitor and keyboard directly to the box, but now wondering if there are some ...
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Ubuntu PXE boot

I had done the deployment of Ubuntu on the network via WDS. for that I have used commands: wdsutil /set-server /bootprogram:boot\x86\pxelinux.com /architecture:x86 wdsutil /set-server ...
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Power type for nodes in MAAS cluster

I need your help, I have setup 7 nodes MAAS cluster in KVM for testing purposes, everything is working fine, but I am stuck at what power type option I should select in the edit node option for all ...
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Configure Message Of The Day - Ubuntu Server 14 LTS

I am a newbie here to Ubuntu and I am trying to configure my MOTD however I am running into a few issues. Upon log in, my message will display however I get the following error (note my MOTD file is ...
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Can't SSH into Ubuntu server

Appreciate thoughts on how to debug this situation: built a headless box with Ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS, and installed Plex and SSH server. For several months, everything was running fine, but in the ...
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Use proxy for transmissions on certain url?

for some reason my server isp is blocking certain urls on port 443 , is there any way so i can pass just those urls transmissions through a proxy ? api.example.com:443 and server.example.com:443 if ...
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How Recover data from a server that crashes on startup?

I'm running an Ubuntu server on an old Dell Poweredge 800. After updating it, I'll get several 'System program problem detected' popups on startup. Several seconds later the keyboard and mouse will ...
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Can't access Plex from outside my network

My firewall is configured to port forward traffic to 32400. When I log into mydomain.com:32400/web I am taken to my account and I can see my Plex server in the left pane. However I get the error: ...
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Server login issues [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to ubuntu. I am trying to set up a server. however, whenever I try to login; I can type the username, but the password will not type. as soon as the password field is available, ...
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Error during Apache 2 restart

I upgraded the Apache 2 from version 2.2.22 to 2.4 I faced some errors. So I tried to downgraded to version 2.2.22 again. The downgraded process succeeded. But now when I try to restart Apache 2 it ...
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PS3 Media Server Installation on 14.10

I've been trying to install PS3 media server on 14.10 using the following link: http://www.ps3mediaserver.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13046 Upon entering the second: sudo apt-get update it ...
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I cannot connecto my Ubuntu VPS

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. I rebooted it and now I cannot connect to it. Before rebooting it its disk was full but I cleared a few GBs and then rebooted. The support gave me this screenshot How ...
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Access Jenkins through Tomcat7 and Apache2

I am setting up a CI/CD server*h, hosted on a little box I have in the back of my house. e2/mods-e/Currently, I have a Jenkins instance running through Tomcat7 on port 8080, and a SonarQube instance ...
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Boot randomly leaves eth1 unable to send but can receive

On my Ubuntu 14.04 server with dual NICS the NIC connected to the router, eth1, will, just after boot randomly be in a state in which it can listen but not send. I use Wireshark to monitor the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops responding

I have set up an Ubuntu server at home to host a small web-page containing files I want to access from outside. All is working really well but sometimes if I wake up, the server is frozen. I can't ...
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2 dhcp servers on same network

I have a Bell home router that doesn’t support port forward ranges , just single ports. It does have DMZ though so.... I was thinking of having my Ubuntu 14 headless run a DHCP service and then doing ...
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SSH using Terminal / Terminator is “very” Slow (at the connecting time) Compared to putty

i searched in all stackexchange website, the same question is asked few time and I did all that mentioned in those threads...but still when doing a SSH to a remote server using terminal during the ...
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Cannot login using correct password

I installed Ubuntu server on a PC, with correct user + password. We installed webmin, and we are running a website on this PC. It works. I can remotely update webmin and ubuntu package. However, I ...