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SSH Connection problems

I'm having troubles with a simple SSH Connection at home. I installed openSSH on an Ubuntu Server. I generated the rsa and dsa but this ssh connection stops while expecting a MSG packaget that I ...
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Can't SSHing to Ubuntu via hostname and port other than 22

I'm trying to connect to Ubuntu via SSH from OS X, and I took the same step as explained in this page (https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/openssh-server.html). After setting it, I tried to ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L? [closed]

I own an HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L. What are step-by-step instructions to get it running Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit? It seems that for now some instructions at least partially outdated. Good ...
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Server 12.04LTS - Unable to see LAN ever, and only able to see Web when reporting an external IP

Alright, I'll try to explain as best I can what's going on here - I'm relatively new to Linux, but I am familiar with networking. I'm setting up an old work box as a home-based web server. I started ...
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Configure second network card/interface

i'm configuring one server (ubuntu 12.04 64bits, with kvm) with 2 card adapters. The first one (eth0) is configured to work with virtual bridge (vbr0) for the DMZ interface. Ho can i condigure the ...
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kworker blocking port 80 after update

After an update and reboot, my file server doesnt work as expected anymore - port 80 gets blocked right away by a process kworker, making it impossible for nginx to use it. :~# ps aux | grep kworker ...
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Error : Unable to correct problems , you have held broken packages [duplicate]

I am trying to install -y kvm libvirt-bin pm-utils in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version but I am getting the error E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Please help me. I am ...
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where is more documentation about vino-server?

About vino-server, which pops up in my firewall, I found only little here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#vino What is vino-server doing more else in VNC ? Is vino-server necessary, ...
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Cron job isn't working

I have an sh file called m.sh with the contents: echo "Cleaning memory" sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches echo "" free -m echo "" ps cax | grep java > /dev/null if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Access to the site without a port

My nginx listen on port 33333 listen 33333; in /etc/nginx/sites-available/ I have: server { listen 33333; server_name domain.com www.domain.com; My website work only If I run: ...
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After installing/removing Xen, can't use KVM

I'm evaluating different virtualization solutions. I decided to go with KVM over Xen. Unfortunately, now I can't create any KVM virtual machines via libvirt. jonathanfisher@blockparty ...
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Forward TCP Connections with Iptables

I receive connections to my server from several ip addresses I want to route these connections just like rinetd does but based on the ip the connection is coming from to connect to a specified host. ...
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Ubuntu VPS hangs constantly when unpacking anything! apt-get or dpkg hangs!

I have recently purchased a VPS, as we have decided to move from a GoDaddy shared hosting account, to something more powerful, and flexible. The server this is on is running OpenVZ from what I ...
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Making OpenStack Grizzly work on Ubuntu Raring (13.04) [closed]

Canonical says that they have "tightly integrated" OpenStack Grizzly into their Raring Ringtail release. Yet I fail to make this work at all, currently. So I got a fresh install of Raring Server on a ...
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Server /boot partition is filling up, Can i apt-get remove images inbetween the current and the latest?

I have a server which is running ubuntu with automatic security updates, /boot is now nearly full (93%). Below is the output of dpkg -l "linux-image*" ii linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic ...
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Issue with Apache flat files on OCFS2 on SAN

I have a pretty basic Apache three node cluster with flat files on SAN using OCFS2 file system mounted on both nodes.The website is working as expected, but I see a lot of the following messages in ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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SSH error: Permission denied, please try again

I am new to ubuntu. Hence please forgive me if the question is too simple. I have a ubuntu server setup using amazon ec2 instance. I need to connect my desktop (which is also a ubuntu machine) to the ...
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Log incoming requests

We have Tomcat running on Ubuntu server. It runs a web service, open to the internet. Sometimes it has sudden spike of traffic and goes down. There is nothing unusual in Tomcat access logs. I guess ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.04 update 404 errors

I am an ubuntu amateur trying to set up an ubuntu 11.04 server on a tower. I want to install things like ssh client/ server and gksudo on it but I get errors when trying to do so. I tried to update, ...
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How to completely remove broken GNOME/GDM installed on Ubuntu Server?

I have installed an Ubuntu Server. It obviously comes with no graphical interface. I tried to install one with: apt-get install xserver-xorg xfonts* gnome gdm Then I got an error message trying to ...
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How to FTP transfer files to /var/www?

I'm new to linux and I've set up a web server with Ubuntu Desktop edition so I can practice with the GUI a bit before transitioning to Ubuntu Server. I've already set up a LAMP stack as well as FTP. ...
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Unable to add nodes to MAAS Server running in VirtualBox

I have followed the tutorials here and here . My MAAS master server (running Ubuntu 12.04 server) is already set up in a VirtualBox VM. I have not installed DHCP on this server as I already have a ...
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Ubuntu Server and setting up two nic cards

I have ubuntu server on a computer with a wireless and hardwired nic card. The wireless needs to get the internet and pass it to the ubuntu server as well as pass it along to the hardwired nic card ...
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How to start, stop and restart rtorrent?

I just installed rtorrent on my Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTE machine via apt-get. How do I start | stop | restart the service?
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Routing example.com/page to example.com:[port]

I have a server with multiple services running, for example: subdomain.example.com:1234 subdomain.example.com:1235 subdomain.example.com/1236 Accessing these directly will take me to the web gui ...
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How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces?

I have an extra IP address available to my server, and so I need to assign it in the interfaces file. At the moment, I've got this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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MAAS. Adding nodes

Can anybody help me with MAAS installation? I installed it on 1 of my computers, configured DHCP server and now 3 PCs are in their own private network. I tried to add node via PXE image, but "Can not ...
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why ubuntu os is too slow [duplicate]

Specifications: samsung mini laptop model code NP-N100S-E01 N100S-E01 RAM= 4GB HARD DISC=320 GB PROCESSOR= INTEL ATOM PROCESSOR ATOM PROCESSOR N2100 I am installing Ubuntu 13.x OS ...
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How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : ...
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Does JavaScript work in Linux server? [closed]

I have a PHP file with a JavaScript and on clicking 'submit', the js should be called. But nowhere I can find this solution done. I am unable to get my JavaScript work in this Linux server. But the ...
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I deleted all files and folders (including hidden) from /home/username/ now in big trouble

I am logged into a remote ubuntu server, and I accidentally erased the entire /home/username/ directory for the current user. The only thing left is a hidden directory called .gvfs. I don't need ...
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Problem regarding email sending using Ubuntu email server

I followed the following steps to send mail() from my localhsot installed PEAR sudo apt-get install php-pear Then Installed following things one by one using PEAR for mail() function to work. ...
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Should I install Ubuntu Desktop or Ubuntu Server?

Sorry if this is a simple question, but - eeks - I'm really a Windows person(!). I'm getting a PowerEdge Server to do really just ONE thing: I need to run interactive sessions of MATLAB (parallel ...
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Cannot login to server after file permissions change!

I am using Ubuntu server. I ran: chmod -R 700 / when I was logged in as root. Now when I try to login as my normal user I immediately get kicked out. Is there anyway to log back in to the server ...
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13.04 Server error changing net interface name eth0 to p33p1: Device or resource busy

13.04 Server installed to iSCSI target and on boot I get 2-3 minute wait while udevd attempts to change the name of the only network adapter name from eth0 to p33p1 presumably failing because this is ...
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/etc/network/interfaces doesn't always take affect

For some reason my eth0 does not have internet on reboot sometimes. I am using a static ip. I can ping my gateway, but I am unable to ping dns servers, or anything out of my network. It seems that ...
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Failed to fetch Ubuntu 11.04 repos [duplicate]

I'm running 11.04 server, and I'm getting errors updating default repos when I run sudo apt-get update The repos that return a 404 error are default Ubuntu Natty repos like ...
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How to find a zombie process after reboot?

I take a lot of time trying to connect to a Ubuntu Server, but when I finally did that I got this message: => There is 1 zombie process. I reboot it immediately but now I don't know how to find ...
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Printer on CUPS installed, but won't print

This issue really annoys me. I got a new printer and want to make a network printer through my home server running Ubuntu server. CUPS installation went fine, I connected the printer to the server ...
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can't access SAMBA shares on UBUNTU-server from other computers

Installed UBUNTU-server 12.04 and configured /etc/samba/smb.conf as: #======================= Global Settings ======================= [global] workgroup = HEMMA server string = %h server (Samba, ...
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Can't find mediatomb or minidlna to install on ubuntu-server

Installed ubuntu-server 12.04LTS (64bit) but cannot install mediatomb and minidlna. The reason is that "apt-get mediatomb install" can not find it. The same when I try it for minidlna. How can I ...
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Virtualbox Blank USB Filter - Now Mouse and KB doesnt work

Experimenting with USB filters, I created a blank filter and now both the mouse and KB don't work for both the guest and the host. Is there any way I can regain control without rebooting the server? ...
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Install netgear WNA1000m on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I have been looking all day on the internet for a solution to installing the Netgear WNA1000m Wifi USB dongle on my Linux Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I found some interesting articles on this forum as ...
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How to create a shell account and restrict users to their home folder

I was wondering how in Ubuntu Server 13.04, how to limit a user to be able to only access their home folder and NOTHING else on the server. Thanks, Stephen
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Using multiple cheap server to scale my website needs, which technology? [closed]

I have developed a website that is running on MySql/Php/Apache and it is performing quite well. But with more users uploading their stuff the space available on my server is reducing and eventually I ...
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Putting Ubuntu Server on to a networked HDD

Firstly, I know very little about servers and secondly the 1Tb HDD I have has network capabilities, but no software is installed on it, so when connected to the computer it is seen as a network ...
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Backports on Ubuntu Server?

I'm considering migrating from Debian to Ubuntu Server. I have read several posts on this site about the differences. I like the 5 year support. But then I realised that on Debian I have sometimes ...
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How do I get my server to boot normally again? Stuck at Grub command line

All of a sudden my Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring) server does not boot correctly anymore. It stops at a grub command line. If I type ls, I get (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos1) (fd0) i can then ls each ...
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Issues with LVM partition size in Server 13.04

I am new to ubuntu and a little confused about how hard drive partitions and LVM works. I remember setting up Ubuntu server 13.04 and telling to to use 1TB of a 3TB server. Well I have maxed that ...