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How to reinstall mysql-community-server on Ubuntu?

I am trying to install mysql server on Ubuntu. I am getting this error message which says: root@ujenlinux:~# apt-get -f install -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-overwrite" Reading package lists... Done ...
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Trouble installing MongoDB from debian wheezey repository on Ubuntu 15.04

So I understand that MongoDB is not supported on Ubuntu 15.04. Many users have suggested using the debian wheezey repository and that MongoDB installs and works. However, I am not having the same ...
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Networking - Wired network works on Windows 8.1 but not on Ubuntu 15.04

I have dual booted Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.04 on my asus xx130d laptop.The problem i'm facing is I am not able to access internet on Ubuntu though I can access it on windows. I have wired internet ...
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Samba on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS is not visible in the local net anymore

I set up Samba on my Ubuntu Server, I could see the server from the two Windows PCs in my home and I could share files between the PCs. When I restarted the system, I could not see the server anymore. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: ...
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Apache can't start on Ubuntu

I have the following error that's appearing in my log errors in the file /var/log/apport.log ERROR: apport (pid 27860) Fri Aug 7 20:03:43 2015: called for pid 27856, signal 11 ERROR: apport (pid ...
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Use custom error message with apache2

I am currently running a web server using Apache 2.4.10. I would like to know how I can make custom error page, using the proper way. Please, note that several solutions are available online, but ...
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Install Ubuntu server on IBM x3200 m3 server (7328ac1)

The ibm x3200 m3 tower server (7328ac1) doesn't have any OS on it. I bought a new hard drive and want to know how to install Ubuntu server on it. Thanks,
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Running Archangle 3.4.2 Freenix server for WoW in linux?

Has anyone got the Archangle 3.4.2 Freenix server to run in Wine or in Ubuntu on the back of a APl. I've tried a few times and can't find anything on it at wow-one.com or on the ubuntuforums. I have ...
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How have I got a static IP address?

I'm having some difficulty with bridging in KVM, while trying to sort it out I have noticed something strange, My server has always had the IP address 192.168.1.140, this persists when i reboot, ...
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How to configure iptables file to allow only specific ipaddress on all port and deny all other ipaddress?

I require a configuration of iptables file which will allow me connection through only specific ip-address say 10.0.0.1 on all port ranging from 0-5555 and deny all other ip-addresses? I have tried ...
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Why do I keep getting mysql error 1042?

I'm creating an ASP.NET web api on a linux VPS, using Apache and mod_mono. I have everything set up and have successfully demonstrated that the web api routes are working. My newest local changes ...
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Ubuntu Server ping down

Please help me I am completely new to this. My dedicated server (Ubuntu) ping is down. The support asked me to enter ILO. I have accessed the remote console and this is what i see: ...
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Setup.sh impossible situation

I have spent two days trying to install OMSA (OpenManage Server Administrator) for managing my Dell Poweredge 2850. I was given the wrong version by Dell for my version of Linux and this version is ...
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My website opens Apache default page

On my server, I have http and https connection congfigured. The https working normally. But when using http, whenever I try to open my website "example.com" it opens the Apache default page "It ...
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How much and which parts should i upgrade my server

Memory 1000 MB Network Speed 100Mbps CPU(s) 2 CPUs Disk Size 100 GB Bandwidth 13.14 MB Disk backups 10 / 85.341 GB Which is an ubuntu server. Now this worked fine ...
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Connect to internet on Ubuntu Server running on qemu virtaul machine

I am running Ubuntu server in a Qemu VM. The /etc/network/interfaces contents look as follows: #The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback #The primary network interface auto ...
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Fresh Virtualmin install - MySQL root password?

I've searched and searched as this seems like such a newbie problem but after many hours still haven't found the answer. I followed this guide. I did a fresh install of Virtualmin GPL on a fresh ...
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Automatically Run a Command/script at startup [ yes its a duplicate, no good answer in duplicates] [duplicate]

This question is ALL over ubuntu, with MODS saying its duplicate, but I have found no good answers! I want to run the command, (this will work for script as well) sudo service deluged restart at ...
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Bind in 15.04 Ignores Startup Options

It appears Bind in Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't acknowledge startup options in /etc/default/bind9. I noticed in syslog that bind was trying to resolve ipv6 addresses even with -4 added to Options="-u bind -4" ...
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Ubuntu Server: Limit total downloaded data per client

I have an Ubuntu server set up as a gateway for lots of clients, which connects them to the Internet. I want to impose transmitted data limits on each of the clients (or IP address), e.g. 10 ...
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vsftpd restrict users to home directory

I have installed vsftpd and have set my config as such: # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The default compiled in settings are fairly paranoid. This sample file # loosens things up a bit, to ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 over previous CentOS installation

My old server just won't boot from a ubuntu server 14.04 installation disk and directly boots to CentOS 6 installed on it. I checked the ubuntu disk on another system, it boots perfectly. The server ...
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Can someone explain tilde usage?

I was confused, trying to copy some files from one PC to another. I have it figured out, but the syntax is still confusing to me. This works: scp ~/Desktop/Volenteer.png jay@server.ip:~j0h/b which ...
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Windows to ubuntu-server samba share almost double as fast as ubuntu or mac os x to samba share

I have recently build my second home server. And it is working great the only weird thing that i would like to solve is that my Samba transfer speed from Windows 10 to my server is mostly around ...
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Openldap server slow connection issue

I have one Ubuntu LDAP server with more then 1000 LDAP users. 100 client Ubuntu system having the connection. Yhe connection made by OpenLDAP with domain. Nfs mapped their home directory. My issue is ...
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Installation of server edition on Desktop machine

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 server edition on my Desktop(PC) for testing purpose, but I am getting some error Please let me know is this installation is possible or Ubuntu server edition ...
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Not able to find the pages after running Node server on Ubuntu

I am not able to get the pages even if my node server is also running.Please take a look on the below snap shot. After running the server when i typed the ip address and port number i.e-8888 in ...
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vps startup messages vzquota.service systemd-udevd.service systemd-sysctl.service console-setup.service systemd-udevd-kernel.socket

As far as I know my vps works fine but I am wondering if I can just ignore the following startup messages or disable the service on startup? sudo systemctl status vzquota.service ● vzquota.service - ...
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temporary private mounts

I'm testing shared mounts on ubuntu server 14.04, and I'm having some issues regarding mount propagations. #mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /mnt/tmp/ #mkdir /tmp/foo/ #mount -o bind /mnt/tmp/ /tmp/foo/ #mount ...
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checksum mismatch when installing ubuntu server

I'm working on a 14.04.02 server install from a usb key. This is an offline install (I don't have access to the network yet). The ISO's checksum is ok. I made the usb key from Rufus on Windows ...
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How to find if LightSpeed server is installed

I have LAMP installed in a VPS. When I visit my domain, Apache responds. But every once in a while, LightSpeed responds, i.e. instead of showing the Apache web root, it shows the LightSpeed web root. ...
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Asterisk:Conflicts with OpRegion

I use Asterisk 11 in my Ubuntu Server 14.04, but I Have some problems with my Dahdi Driver, with conflits Please see the dmesg (null) [ 11.804460] Adding 2052092k swap on ...
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How to connect .sql file to MySQL Server to work with application server

I have an information system programmed using XAMPP. It has a .sql file, in which I'm sure it is a database file. I used Ubuntu Server and installed LAMP on it. I put the info. system in the server ...
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How to enable/disable startup services in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

There seems to be no definitive solution for this, either in Ubuntu's official documentation or other sources of information. In some places systemctl is suggested but I think Ubuntu does not support ...
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have a problem with Syntax error on line 221 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf:

I am moving all my files from old server to the new one, i installed apache, but when i try to run it i am getting this error. Starting httpd: httpd: Syntax error on line 221 of ...
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Automatic login for Ubuntu Server 15.04

I know that this is not a very secure way to operate a server, but it is for a personal server that is on a private network. I would prefer that it auto logs in so I don't have to attach a keyboard ...
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Internet not working on Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS

I am unable to connect to the internet from within Ubuntu (version 14.04.01 LTS). I've tried solutions in related forum posts, but none of them have worked so far. Any help to resolve this would be ...
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Create a media server for ps3 and pc

I have a second extra computer that I want to turn into a media server to house all my music and videos. I want to somehow have it on my network (wireless or wired) and have my ps3, pc, 360, and any ...
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Trouble with permissions (Ubuntu 14.04, /usr, apt-get) [duplicate]

I believe I may have messed up. I'm setting up a rails server with passenger/nginx. Upon installing passenger's nginx module, I installed it to the directory where nginx currently resided ...
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Can't ethernet connect to ubuntu server 14.04 using my ubuntu 14.04

I achieved ethernet connection once today, under eth0, and access my PHP instance with 10.42.0.33. However, I am now using a hotspot thingie that while charging needs to be usb connected to my ...
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Check which services are running on the server (python script) and restart them if they have stopped?

I am trying to write a python script which shows me the services which are running on my server. The thing is that mongodb keeps going down on the server and each time it happens I have to manually ...
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Stuck installing ubuntu server from lubuntu without CD

Using the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux#Without_CD under "Without CD" At steps 5 and 6 I keep getting "segmentation fault (Core Dumped)" I am trying to ...
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How do i secure[hardening] existing Ubuntu productions servers?

I would like to apply server hardening policy[securing] on existing ubuntu production servers. Will lead any issues after applying?.. What s the best practices to apply hardening on existing ...
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Problem Connecting To Server (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a school server that I am usually connecting to using the following command from the terminal: ssh myUserName@my.server.com However, if I try to connect using Network - Connect to Server, I ...
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How to create a virtual video device in ubuntu

I have a local server which just publish video to a address http://localhost:8080 I can get the video on any browser in the local network. Is there a way to create a virtual video device which will ...
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Unable to connect to server from client machines after upgrade of Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

After accepting the upgrade notice from 14.10 to 15.04 several "program errors" have resulted in 1.File system being loaded as "read only" and dropping me on the command line. Solved that issue. Now ...
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Weird bug with SSH, Unison and Samba?

I am running two servers, one at home (Server 1) and one at the office (Server 2). Both of these servers run a couple of Samba share directories which are synced every 30 minutes with Unison - the ...
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Manually partitioning 15.04 Server for RAID 0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server (15.04) on a 2012 Mac mini with two 240GB SSDs. I recognize that Macs can be tricky with EFI v. BIOS, but that's another issue. I'd like to install Ubuntu Server on ...
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Blank Page of phpMyAdmin

guys. I want to ask. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with eth0 IP : 192.168.0.252 and lo IP : 127.0.1.1 and connected with local network. 2 client PCs are connected too. (I'm sorry previously because ...