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Cannot download file using wget

So i am reading The Official Ubuntu Server Book and i just got to the part where i make a pxe boot server. Everything looks good till i am supposed to download some files using wget. The url i entered ...
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Multiple PHP versions on same Apache server

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server with Apache2 hosting 2 sites via virtual hosts. I installed Apache using the following commands: $ sudo apt-get purge apache2 $ sudo apt-get purge php5 ...
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Linux server not showing up in Windows 10

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 that I use to store files and the like. I can connect to it just fine via my Mac but it's never played well with Windows. In 8 it used to connect but between going to ...
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Binding a list of IPv4 addresses to Ubuntu Server quickly

Is there a bash script or tool to automatically bind a list of IPv4 addresses to an Ubuntu server quickly? For example, let's say I have a text file named /root/iplist.txt and in iplist.txt, I have ...
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How to extend the virtual memory in Linux?

I have a 1GB ram pc, is there a way to extend virtual memory? I cannot do anything because my pc is moving horribly slow. I am planning on buying a raspberry pi b+ and really need it fast for a ...
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Mail and dhcp server in a closed network

Here is my needs; I need a mailserver (with one account) that can receive mails from several other systems on a closed network (no internet access after installation) and two network interfaces. ...
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Problem connecting to my Samba server on ubuntu from my windows computer

I'm doing a school project where i have to set up a basic samba server on linux to share files between 2 computers (i only need to show it working), one computer is a laptop running linux on a virtual ...
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SSH forward of remote port to radicale server port (bind: Address already in use)

I used to use ssh to forward the remote port 5232 to the same local port on which a radicale DAV-server is running. I used to do this on Ubuntu 14.10. Now, on Ubuntu 15.10, this does not seem to work ...
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Reset default permissions for /var/www

I completely messed up my /var/www/ folder after attempting to change some permissions. Now I am unable to open my localhost in browser. Following are my permissions in relevant folders. in root, ...
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How do I fix/undo sudo aptitude safe-upgrade

So I'm fighting with NodeBB -- and found that nginx was advised. However I thought I needed the most updated version (when in fact 1.4.x is recommended). I couldn't get the rerouting working on 1.8 ...
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Server Error 500 after changing short open tags to on

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server with Apache2 hosting 2 sites via virtual hosts. I installed Apache using the following commands: $ sudo apt-get purge apache2 $ sudo apt-get purge php5 ...
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What should i use to encrypt my ext4 partition?

What should i use to encrypt my ext4 partition? dm-crypt | TrueCrypt 7.1a or other app? I got there movies, music and some software. I want to mount that partition and share content under samba when ...
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Re-partitioning Ubuntu Server without losing data

My Ubuntu Server 14.04 Installation is showing only ~40GB when my server has capacity 292GB. How do I re-partition this without losing data. sudo parted /dev/sda print all Model: DELL PERC 6/i ...
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OpenVPN auth only on ccd filename?

I implemented a server with openvpn in my network. It works great but I have one question about the auth: When I connect to my private network I only nedd to connect. The authentification works about ...
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Short Open Tags not working after changing in php.ini

I installed Apache on my Ubuntu 14.04 using the following commands : $ sudo apt-get purge apache2 $ sudo apt-get purge php5 libapache2-mod-php5 $ sudo apt-get purge autoremove $ sudo apt-get ...
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OpenVPN Configuration with ufw eth0 doesn't exist to add it in before.rules

in this guide I am asked to edit /etc/ufw/before.rules and add: # START OPENVPN RULES # NAT table rules *nat :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] # Allow traffic from OpenVPN client to eth0 -A POSTROUTING -s ...
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How to host multiple websites using subdomain on a single machine?

I have a ubuntu server with an public ip to host a flask website. I also have the public web url www.mywebsite.com point to this ip address. Now, I want to and a second website at this server with ...
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Nano not highlighting syntax anymore

So I along with a few others are planning to start a company, and we are using an ubuntu server to host our website. Originally we put it on an old laptop and installed Ubuntu server 15.10. Now it is ...
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Do I have to configure a server with hardware RAID?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 an HP ProLiant ML350 Generation 6 (G6) server, that used run windows, which appears to have RAID controller: The Ubuntu Community Help Wiki says: ...
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Apache - Redirect all taffic from port 80 to 443 failing

Hi I'm trying to force ssl on traffic to my domain however it is failing for anything below the root level ie: http://my.domain/application returns as: https://my.domainapplication so the root slash ...
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VSFTPD will not start at all, despite a purge and fresh installation

I installed vsftpd sudo apt-get install ftpd Used a basic config file (the least amount of settings to just get it to start) listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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Messed up permissions

I tried to remove file permissions for 'other' from all user directories. So I did cd /home/ Then Instead of sudo chmod -R o-rwx * I typed sudo chmod -R o -rwx *, which resulted in some troubles. ...
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Everything but ssh does not connect over the internet

I am having trouble getting my Ubuntu server to connect to the internet. To be clear, LAN works perfectly. I am running 14.04 LTS. I cannot ping Google.com yet ssh works over the internet as well as ...
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How to setup an LDAP server with NFS on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS?

I am having the hardest time trying to find a really good tutorial on how to setup an LDAP server with an NFS server. I have an LDAP server already setup and working and have tried this tutorial ...
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Can't Forward X11 from ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to forward x11 traffic through ssh tunnel from my ubuntu 14.04 to another ubuntu machine in my lan, i connect to ubuntu ssh server using ssh -X myuser@172.16.31.2 ,it connects but when i ...
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What is the best way to handle multiple ips safely on a single Ubuntu server?

Previously, I used to add virtual interfaces when I needed to to have multiple ips on a machine. Now, I need to a sign 29 ips to a single machine and virtual interfaces just doesn't seem like such a ...
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Upgrading server from 14.10 to 16.04 (when released)

Good day, as the title above states we're looking to upgrade our server from 14.10 right to 16.04 when its released. Slight over sight on our part, we hadn't paid attention to the updates and are now ...
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Need help setting up Ubuntu Server

I revived an old Dell with Ubuntu Server and it boots, but it seems it doesn't have a network connection. In the output of 'lshw' next to 'network' it says DISABLED. edit: It's a Dell Dimension 4300. ...
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isc-dhcp-server randomly stopped working and won't start again

I've been running isc-dhcp-server on Ubuntu 12 for a few months. This morning it stopped issuing IP addresses (no configuration changes from when it was working). I had local IT reboot the box ...
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Disable Website Access by IP Address

I'm on a Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance and have multiple websites with their own static IP's hosted. One of the websites all of them are setup similar. Let's say have the static IP of 45.46.47.48 and a ...
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.htaccess is not working on ubuntu

I want to give Forbidden You don't have permission to access /draft/ on this server. so added .htaccess to folder with Options -Indexes But it's not working on ubuntu server and displaying ...
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Internal Server Error (HTTP 500) when issuing an authentication token for OpenStack's demo user

Trying to install OpenStack on a VM (host Win10, guest UbuntuServer14.04.3) I'm following the installation guide (http://docs.openstack.org/liberty/install-guide-ubuntu). When trying to issue the ...
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why cron is running my script in parallel mode

I am trying to run a script using cron. when I run it in normal way (./myscript) it is doing it in the right way. When I run it with cron (./myscript | at now) the instruction are not executed in ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 i386 won't install on 32bit CPU

As title says, I downloaded 14.04.3 i386 and it tells me that I can't install it because I don't have a 64bit CPU yet it's 32bit OS? I think my CPU is 32bit aswell, I'm un-sure at this point, so I'm ...
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HELP!!!! Error: unknown filesystem grub rescue

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 Server via disc. Went through and installed. I have a Lenovo Towerserver. Now I am getting the following error message and have no clue what to do or how to do this. error: ...
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MAAS Deploying nodes hangs after SSH Key is shown

Everything was working fine, and then some configuration got changed that now has new nodes failing to finish being deployed. They get to the point where the SSH key is shown, with some Could_init ...
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Am I using correctly Options directive on Apache?

I am trying not to list any file when I try to access to the root directory by the browser and there isn't any main page associated. What I do it is to go to the file apache2.conf on the directory ...
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Power went out during install 15.10 Server

I got through the configuration and LVM. I chose the OpenSSH and my power went out during it. I know turn it back on and follow through and its stuck on 39% during the starting up the partition part. ...
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Does reformatting an NTFS drive to EXT4 remove the fragmented parts of it?

I purchased a 2TB hard drive that was initially formated as ntfs and have been using it on my NAS for a while. I did a scan on it and found out it was a bit fragmented. I didn't want to waste time ...
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Upgrade failed on lxc container

I was running an upgrade from 15.10 to xenial on an lxc container remotely, while it went offline. Restarted the container and seems to work fine, apache, mysql except it cannot be accessed via ssh ...
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Unable to access remotely (LAMP issue)

I'm unable to access my home server remotely although it works fine in LAN. When I try to access it remotely using http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/ I get router control panel page and when I browse ...
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few samba shares under single directory

I'm new in ubuntu/linux/samba and I did already some search about that with no luck, but i thought "maybe there is a way out" . ... What I'm looking for is to put few separate samba shares into ...
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rsync to download (in one way) files from one server to another

I've already tried to follow How to do a one way synchronization between folders? with no success. Anyway here is my problem: I would like to know if there is some service or program that can run on a ...
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SMTP Server that accepts unauthenticated mails from local networks

I will need to set up a SMTP server that accepts unauthenticated mails from the local network (or even just specific hosts). The server then should send them using a generic mail address of seconds ...
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Setting wlan static ip for ubuntu 14.04 laptop

I have read related links and followed them.. standard solutions of editing /etc/network/intefaces have worked fine on other laptops but not working on one of my laptops.. Here is my ...
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JfreeChart not giving exception after migrating from Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I've migrated from ubuntu v10.04 LTS (desktop edition) to Ubuntu v14.04 LTS (server edition). While running my java utility it creates charts using jFreeChart. The display driver used for the ubuntu ...
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Daemon.log/Syslog files getting spamed with DHCP Information

I have a linux VPS that's been running fine for 5 months now, up until about a few days ago. I get weekly reports on my server, and on the 03/01/2016, I had used 4gb of space, with 16gb free (20gb ...
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Can the System Drive Be Spun Down After Certain Idle Time?

I am trying to spin down my HDD after a certain amount of idle time to save power since I am running Ubuntu Server on a laptop. I know that it is possible to spin down additional drives, but according ...
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Can't connect to my class network

For some reason I can't connect to my computer science class network. We all have our own UN and PW. I have no problems connecting to other wifi networks. I tried to change to IPv4 settings too but ...
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Unable to move files of 10gb+ via Samba

Yesterday I set up an ubuntu server with the newest OS etc. I selected SSH, and samba file server aswell as basic features when I installed it. I updated / upgraded / dist-upgraded and then wanted ...