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Running multiple services on one dedicated server with static IP

Since some time I am tinkering with a dedicated server running on ubuntu. The basic setup LAMP, SSH is no problem, works great. But when I install multiple applications as a service I get stuck in ...
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How can I use Ubuntu 12.04 server to play a repeating video loop on a connected tv?

I would like to use ubuntu server 12.04 to play a repeating video loop on a connected tv. There won't be any interaction with the system once it is live, except remotely. Additionally, I need to ...
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Upgraded from 8.04 to 10.04, cannot boot

I upgraded an old, handed down web server with a heavily customized wordpress website from 8.04 Server LTS to 10.04 Server LTS using a guide I found on Ubuntu. This seemed to go fine. There were a few ...
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Build And Host my web application on my own private cloud

I have made a private cloud using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a maas main server. On that server, I want to host my web application written with java, tomcat and mysql. My maas main server ip address is ...
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OS upgrade `on-the-fly`

I wonder if there is a way how to install newer version of OS, let's say 14.04 (when it comes) on the second partition of my server disk from within running OS (e.g. Ubuntu 12.04), then change grub ...
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How do I change volume sizes on Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 without reinstalling?

I have a HP DL380 G7 Server with the HW Raid configured at Raid 1+0. Previously, I have 146GB LFF SAS Installed but I since have upgraded to 600GB LFF SAS Drives. Since the Mirror Rebuilding was ...
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Lockd Freezes once or more per day

Server has been running for over 1.5 years, with no problem. Last week started receiving errors and workstations freeze: lockd: cannot monitor statd: server rpc.statd not responding, timed out ...
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Server install of kvm and openstack without broadband

I've always installed Ubuntu desktop (many versions and flavors) with a decent internet connection, but now I find myself preparing for my first-ever server install (13.04 chosen for the need of ...
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Setting up Postfix with amavisd-new, spamassassin, clamav, and SPF checking?

I am working on learning how to setup a mail server and have a question regarding the use of mail filters with Postfix. I am looking at the following guide (as well as a similar guide on the Ubuntu ...
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Cannot install intermediate SSL certificate

So i've got this LAMP server running on ubuntu 12.04 with an SSL certificate installed. I've got the certificate and the .ca-bundle files in /etc/ssl/certs. The host file located in ...
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Use Remmina to RDP into home Remote Desktop Gateway Server

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 running at home which is hosting "Anywhere Access" and acting as a Remote Desktop Gateway Server. I have tried using Remmina to RDP into this gateway but I can't seem to ...
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Setting dns-nameservers on a Bonded Network Connection

We have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 Server. There are two network interfaces on this server (eth0 and eth1), which we've bonded as bond0. DNS is not working currently.. if I ping google.com I get ...
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Running remote X11 applications with unity menu and look and feel

How do I configure a server (12.10 - 13.10) to run remote X applications using the Unity menu and look and feel? I can run applications fine by logging into the server from my desktop, like so: # ...
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SD mounting in my Sony Xperia L

I have recently bought a Sony Xperia l and when I insert my sd card it doesn't mount. Nothing shows that there is a memory card inserted, thus the files do not appear and yet in other phones the card ...
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svn, ssh: Connection refused most of the time; other computers can connect

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 and svn as well as ssh (to servers) only works sometimes in a short time window after booting my computer, but most of the time I get "Connection refused". The problem only ...
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Keeping /etc folder on a remote server

I have etckeeper with default configuration (bazaar as VCS). I want to keep this repository on the remote server (for example on Amazon EC2 or, if possible, on Dropbox/Box.net/Ubuntu One). I tried to ...
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nginx on Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox on Windows 7, how to access localhost:8080

I have nginx running on Ubuntu Server (guest) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host) I need to access the nginx webserver's localhost. I'm assuming there's no way to do this directly from Ubuntu Server's ...
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MediaTomb UI Not working… I've done all the configuration.xml?

I'm running ubuntu server 12.04 and have recently installed mediatomb. A fter following instruction and changed the configuration.xml accordingly I haven't been able to accesses the web interface... I ...
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Juju errors when trying to deploy to ec2 [closed]

I am trying to get started with juju on ec2. I have followed the install and configure instructions here: https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/ and here: https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/config-aws.html When I ...
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Publish website with own DNS server and domain name [duplicate]

I'm trying to publish my own website with my own bind9 DNS server running in Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 I've registered the domain name example.com.ar in nic.ar (entity that registers domains in ...
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Ubuntu-Server basic GUI installation

Can anyone offer suggestions on how I can build websites via the commandLine of my Linux VirtualBox and view my websites in browsers based in the Windows area? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop in a ...
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How to use minecraft_server.1.6.4.jar on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I am not sure whether i should host my Minecraft server with Ubuntu Server OS. All I know is that Ubuntu's OS is faster and the firewall is stronger. I'm a newbie with zero knowledge on Ubuntu and ...
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Ubuntu Server 2 NIC's one for LAN and one for Internet one router

I have done a bit of research but i can find anything for my specific situation. this is my network infrastructure The Ubuntu server has a 6TB LVM that serves media + a newsgroup indexer I want ...
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How can I create a RAID array with >2TB disks?

I would like to know the correct way to set up a software RAID array on an existing server. I have two brand new 3TB disks to use for the array. Specifically, I want to set up a 3TB RAID 1 array, ...
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Set up nodes for Ubuntu cloud 12.04 [closed]

I am trying to setup ubuntu cloud infrastructure using MAAS and Juju. However, I cannot get past the commissioning step of node addition. I have added all the node MAC id. The nodes are connected to ...
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Error (network unreachable) resolving './DNSKEY/IN': 2001:7fd::1#53

I was trying to install dhcp3 server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) 32-bit server. Dhcp3 server is installed, but it can't find the dhcp3.conf file in folder /etc/dhcp3. I used the command tail ...
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Using ubuntu hotspot and squid

I've installed a second wireless card on my laptop. Using the hotspot function on Ubuntu 13.04, I'm able to share the internet connection with my pupils (they have no login for the wireless network). ...
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Oracle Java (JDK) repository

We are going to use Java on an Ubuntu 12.04 server, with up to date repositories. Does Oracle itself provide any (ppa) repositories, and is there any other stable and secure developers providing them? ...
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how to Log out from ftp server?

Guys i'm using vsftpd server and logged in using my local user account. But i want to log out from the ftp server and there is no option of log out there. Can anyone help me....?
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Making a service from the project

Hi I have a java server(it listens) which runs when I do: ant compile jar run in the terminal What I want to do is sudo service myproject start so that I won't have to be in terminal(when I do ctrl+c ...
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Setting up Ubuntu 13.04 home server

I am currently attempting to set up a home server using Ubuntu 13.04. I am following instructions from http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/server-config/Webmin.php accurately as far as I can tell. I've ...
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How to have a different ip on same network access a samba server

My network ip is 192.168.20.254 I had to setup another ip range 192.168.1.x as I have a few computers that tunnel through another network. I have a separate samba server 192.168.20.201 The new ip ...
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Can't ping KVM guest from another computer

I've set up several KVM guest OSs on my Thinkpad laptop. These guests are all on the 192.168.122.0/24 subnet, while the host OS are in the subnet 192.168.1.0/24 together with another laptop(Dell) of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Media Server for iTunes / iPhone / VLC / Audio & Video & Photos

Which uPnP Media Server running on Ubuntu Server 12.04 Can do the following things: Stream movies to the iPhone VLC.app or Gplayer.app Stream music to iPhone over the internet Stream music to ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.04: Installation Step Fails Every time

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 13.04 from USB on an old computer to use as a Minecraft server. After configuring the partitions (I've tried every partitioning option, including manual with a ...
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Can't save files in /var/www using lamp installed with tasksel

I just installed lamp with tasksel and it works. But inside /var/www I can create files only with sudo from terminal, I don't know why. In another Ubuntu installation I didn't have such problem. I ...
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Ivy Bridge or Haswell for Ubuntu Server? [closed]

I'm thinking of building a linux server with either Ivy Bridge (3770k) or Haswell (4770k) and run it under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. But considering Kernel support for each type of CPUs, which one ...
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Should MaaS and Juju get installed on one of my servers or on a client system?

I've been struggling with MaaS and Juju slightly. I have two servers that I want to use as nodes, but I am unsure of where to install MaaS and Juju. Do they get installed on one of my two servers? ...
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mount readable for everyone using udisks-glue

i'm trying to setup automount solution for usb drives on ubuntu 12.04 Server. I decided to use udisks with udisks-glue. Unfortunately when I try to use option user for mounting it fails: udisks ...
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Host two separate web servers on the same IP

I currently have a Ubuntu web server with Apache setup and running wonderfully, I want to do two things, I want to setup two more boxes which would be on the same WAN address but of course have ...
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How can I enable and keep wifi without restart networking service in ubuntu server? [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 server, and I've been able to connect to my wi-fi network during the installation process. However, since I boot it, two messages appear (both "Waiting for network ...
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Issue running Update on Server 13.04

I'm running into an issue when trying a apt-get update && apt-get upgrade It fails with the following error: dpkg: error processing systemd-services (--configure): Package is in a very bad ...
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Changing resolution in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm a linux newbie and I've now tried lots of different ways of doing this, but every single one fails somewhere - usually because they pertain to Ubuntu desktop rather than server and rely on ...
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What creates /run/lock?

I have found that it lacks /run/lock directory. And I cannot find out what daemon/init script creates it. Could you give me a hint? Just to make it clear: 1. # mount /var/lib/vz/private/101 on / ...
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How to mantain an ubuntu server without the “-updates” release

In short: Does any one out there, running ubuntu servers, tries to do it with the "-updates" release (like precise-updates) disabled? If so, how do you deal with ubuntu point releases (that include ...
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Ultra 100 BIOS is not installed because there are no drivers attached

I just reinstall (don't ask me why) Ubuntu 12.04 32bits server on a old server that we have here. The first time, no problem. I did install boot on the system and everything was working fine. Last ...
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No internet connection on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I have an Ubuntu server and I cannot get Internet connection over this. The IP,subnet,gateway and the 2 DNS servers that I have been given is standard addresses that I must put into. I will give ...
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not sure I set my host name right need someone to straighten me out

I just installed Zimbra and I think I screwed up my host name trying to get it to install. I did get Zimbra installed but the certificate is not working. (that's another topic) Here is my host file: ...
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Scaled down Openstack Grizzly installation with Juju and Maas

I would like to test Openstack Grizzly deployment in the similar way described in How can I install Openstack Grizzly using Juju and MAAS? with a limited number of servers, leveraging on Virtual-Maas ...
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Long term bandwidth monitoring by port

I represent a reasonably popular game server community here in Australia. We rent a dedicated server that has limited bandwidth. In the last couple of days we have seen a huge spike in our bandwidth ...