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Unable to share /mnt/share-name/www folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu I am trying to create a small local web server. But it seems like there is so much permission problem in Ubuntu. I have a VOLUME with a www folder in it. I change the path of my ...
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assign static ip address on the server, or based on MAC address?

For an Asterisk VoIP server, is there any technical advantage to setting a static IP address directly on the server, versus using DHCP and having the DHCP server (router) assign a static ip address ...
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Moving From FreeNAS to Ubuntu Server

So I've just bought and installed an HP Proliant Microserver gen8 and upgraded it to 10GB RAM. I've installed FreeNAS onto a USB key (16GB) as recommended and FreeNAS is working well. Unfortunately, I ...
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Samba Windows 7 login issue

I've been playing around with samba for the past couple of days to setup a home file network and I've run into a bit of a weird issue when attempting to log into with the users I've setup. ...
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How can I use Kernel 3.19 in 14.04 now?

So I'm rebuilding my storage server. For stability, I want to use Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS as the OS. However, I'm planning to use Btrfs with RAID 5, and this has been greatly improved in kernel 3.19. ...
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error “ cannot create directory /root” when using comand su username

I have server with multiple websites, and each website has their own user. Each time I want to do some modification to particular website I do su username and go to the folder for that website. the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 install error: can't umount /media [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on an old Athlon 64, but as soon as I get past the initial menu, choosing to install Ubuntu Server, I get some console output and everything gets stuck on: ...
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Can't SSH between two servers

I recently purchased a new VPS to replace my old VPS and was in the process of using rsync to copy files over. Part way through rsync hung up and now it won't make a connection again it just times ...
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Cannot connect to ftp server via browser but I'm able connect from terminal using ftp server_addr

I installed vsftpd and in the beginning I was able to connect via browser as well as from terminal using ftp server_addr. Now I'm unable to connect via browser but able to connect from terminal Please ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu/Upstart for unusual network configuration?

I recently installed Ubuntu Utopic 14.04 LTS on a new server box I built specifically to host some virtual machines. The network configuration for this box, which contains two NICs, exposes the two ...
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How to set vsftpd to put one directory on the server

I have an external HDD that i keep all my stuff on but when i wanted something of the drive or i had stuff to put on it i had to go get it plug it in do what i need to do, unplug it and then put it ...
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How to set user permissions on ubuntu server

I have a problem. I would like to set permissions on my server. I have following directories structure: /var/www/html/project_1 /var/www/html/project_2 /var/www/html/project_3 I have also users: ...
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Send mail using SMTP from multiple computers using just an ubuntu server?

I have multiple computers in my LAN and I have one dedicated server online. I would like each of these computers to connect via SMTP to the dedicated server and be able to send an email out to me. ...
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How do I modify “/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled”

I use mongodb 3.0 and I find a warning: MongoDB shell version: 3.0.0 connecting to: test Server has startup warnings: 2015-03-13T16:28:29.405+0800 I CONTROL [initandlisten] ...
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How to Setup GPT for 3TB

I have a 3TB HDD that I want to run Ubuntu 14.10 server as a file server. How can I format the drive so it will work?
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Cant access apache webserver outside/inside local network

I apologize in advance if I use any technical words in the wrong way. I'm still a newbie to Linux/networking Ive been trying to figure out this problem for over a week and none of the related ...
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Apache2 Virtual Hosting ServerName in Ubuntu Server 14.04 in LAN not Working

i am very new to Ubuntu Apache2 World. I have a Apache2 in my Ubuntu Server (14.04) in my home installed. I tried to visit this Apache Server in my LAN environment. (Server IP is static: ...
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DNS not resolving on same network only from outside - 3 days of headache already

I have a domain forwarded to my apache server let's say test.example.com. This works fine outside my home network I can reach it via mobile (4G). But on my laptop I can't reach it. Also I can't ...
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Install Tomcat Server 8 on Eclipse Luna running on Ubuntu 14.04

I faced issues while installing Tomcat server v8 on eclipse, I followed following solution But when I go to help-> install software, and select any site in work with, I get as There are no ...
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How do I setup boot server on Ubuntu to install an OS via LAN from ISO?

Just need some tips or directions, found too much info on the net. Should I have specific packages installed? What changes to what files are needed? I already have Apache2 server on the machine ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 after perfect install, boots into blank screen

After installing Ubuntuserver 14.04.2 LTS without any errors I tried to boot into my SSD and then I just got to a blank screen with a blinking underscore. There was no input except for "Ctrl + alt + ...
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Can no longer access Ubuntu Server 14.10 remotely after upgrade/reboot

I rebooted my Ubuntu server this morning (as updates needed a reboot) and now I can't reach it. Here's what I determined: It was running fine before the reboot! I can't ping the server from another ...
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How to run PHP files in Ubuntu

Here is a list of questions I've visited on AskUbuntu that are similar, but did not solve my problem: How to run a php file after installing LAMP in ubuntu 11.10? how to run php web application in ...
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How can I detect when the boot sequence is complete on headless system

I have a CONF file in /etc/init to configure and start software on my headless machine. When a monitor is attached for development and testing I see that my software starts near the end of the boot ...
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Starting/removing/upgrading transmission-daemon wont work

When I type sudo apt-get upgrade the following is output: Setting up transmission-daemon (2.84-0ubuntu0.14.10.1) ... start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript transmission-daemon, action ...
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Transmission-daemon - dangling symlink and dpkg error

After some attempts to install Transmission I couldnt get the webUI working. This made me want to make a fresh start by removing all my transmission files. I encounter the following on my Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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cant start xamp it gives error message like this

Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.5.3a... /opt/lampp/share/lampp/phpstatus: line 4: /opt/lampp/bin/php: No such file or directory XAMPP: Starting Apache with SSL ... XAMPP: Error 127! Couldn't start Apache! ...
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How to setup LVM cache on ubuntu 14.10 server

building a server machine for my personal server (media + application (docker)) I have two 2tb hdd(1 sata 2 old and 1 sata3) along with a samsung 120 gb ssd. I can format one of hdd but not both ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 RAM not usable — mallocate problem

I have a strange situation where my Ubuntu server (14.04) is not recognizing all of the memory installed in my server. I have a HP Proliant DL 380 G3 server (32bit) with 10 GB memory. I couldn't use ...
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Reset Ubuntu 14.04 server to a completely fresh state?

I've had major problems since I updated to 14.04, so now that I've made backups of all the websites and databases that had been running on the server, could you tell me if there is a way to completely ...
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On what date does Ubuntu Server 10.04 reach end of life (EOL)?

I was planning some migration and started to look around for exactly when Ubuntu Server 10.04 goes EOL. But all I can find is the month. Is there any official or unofficial date set to when Ubuntu ...
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Apache problems after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.10/14.04

I just finished upgrading my server to Ubuntu 14.04.2. Previously I had had it configured thanks to the "Perfect server" guide for 12.10. Unfortunately, after the upgrade I cannot access any of the ...
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How to convert Ubuntu Desktop into Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

I am having my machine installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version. but now I need Ubuntu server edition. can I integrate both or else should I replace my desktop version with server edition . ...
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Cannot resolve hostname

5 PCs, all running Ubuntu, connected by a wireless to router with DNS. Running an ejabberd server on one of the PCs, and an Apache server on another. PC 1 can only connect to the servers with their ...
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Running etherpad as a service on raspberry pi [Fail]

I am setting up etherpad-lite on my raspberry pi ubuntu 14.04 server. I got stuck trying to make etherpad-lite run as a service, following these instructions (I've also checked several others but that ...
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How to transfer the identity (SSH) of a machine to a new machine?

I am making a new Ubuntu machine as a server, which is supposed to replace an old one with older software. My question is: Is it possible to transfer/copy the credentials (in terms of SSH) of the ...
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Kill processes by name

I have got python http server. OS - ubuntu server 12.04. Some time i need to kill all python http processes. I use this command sudo killall python But it kills all python processes. Is it possible ...
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Unable to run 2 ethernet connections at the same time

I have a workstation with the two ethernet ports (eth0, eth1), the problem is that i cannot run with both ports up and running. I can run with either one of them, but not both. auto lo iface lo inet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 server tomcat7 won't start on reboot

I have tomcat7 running on server for helpdesk ticketing system (SysAid). After a reboot the tomcat7 service does not start up. In my catalina.out file when I grep for tomcat7 I get the following: ...
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what the ':S' meaning in 'who' result

when i check who using the server with command who it show : USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE JCPU PCPU WHAT root pts/0 182.253.177.249 19:33 0.00s 0.05s 0.00s w root ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 doesn't connect by wireless [duplicate]

I am new in the linux world so here goes my noob question. I have installed "Ubuntu server 14.04" in order to recover an old netbook and give it a new use or almost try a new thing. The problem is ...
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Why dpkg asks “Override local changes to /etc/pam.d/common-*?” when libpam-runtime/override is set to false?

In my system, libpam-runtime/override is set to false (which I can see using debconf-get-selections). Why when upgrading the system, specifically libpam-systemd, dpkg still pops up the window ...
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apt-get update Unable to connect to and fetch error

I can't seem to be capable of updating or install the packages on my uBuntu 14.04 LTS Minimal VPS server. Every time i run apt-get update i get the following long message: root@cryptogates:~# ...
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multiple Ip's bind on same port

I run multiple game servers so i added my additional ip's to the server. I made sure that the game servers ip are different but I still cant start the others server cause the ports are conflicting. $ ...
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Apt-get shows samba output [duplicate]

I've recently reinstalled my server with Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I have a clean install with samba running and some few other applications. It's rather clean. What I'm observing recently is that ...
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Plex Server is connected but cant access remotely

My Plex Server Version is 0.9.11.7 running on Ubuntu 14.10. For some reason it wont show outside my local network,I've tried using globalip:32400/web address in a browser outside my local network and ...
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Can't SSH devices within sub net

I have three computers set up like this: But I am having issues understanding how to setup the /etc/network/interfaces for each device so that they can all access the internet. I have tried this: ...
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Have ssh try a LAN IP before the internet address

I have a home server connected to my local LAN and the internet. Say its LAN IP is 192.169.0.10 and it has an internet address of awesomeserver.no-ip.org (DNS alias). I access it regularly ...
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samba server using active directory logons

there is plenty of information on samba, and accessing the server just by the user name and smbpasswd you created on samba. However, lets say I have a samba server and I joined it to the windows ...
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Permission Denied: search permissions are missing on a component

/var/log/apache2/error.log: [Fri Mar 06 10:13:27.939634 2015] [core:error] [pid 12825] (13)Permission denied: [client 114.76.171.198:33989] AH00035: access to /servers/get denied (filesystem path ...