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Ubuntu and OpenVPN

Im trying to setup OpenVPN on Ubuntu and I can't get internet access when I connect. Only local ip of server is reachable (10.8.0.1) Please Help. My configurations: Server.conf ...
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Create a Screen session with a bash script using contab

I want a .jar file to run every time the server boots up (we're using a VPS), and so I've edited crontab using crontab -e and then adding @reboot bash /home/bash/startserver.sh. But I haven't even ...
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Server upgrade fails, boot partition too small

The upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.10 aborts right after starting, due to the /boot partition having only 54MB size. The server has 2 hard disks with 2 partitions each, being connected via RAID1. ...
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Ubuntu not connecting to switch box

I recently took my dad's old computer to use at a multimedia server, but when i hooked it up to the Ethernet switch (the computer sits under my desk so my main computer shares the switch) and it says ...
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ubuntu gets slow when i play minecraft [duplicate]

when I play minecraft it runs super well no lag at all, but when I use ubuntu with minecraft on it seems to be that ubuntu gets super slow it takes 5 seconds to get to my home folder it has never done ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 DHCP server to securely update DNS records in Active Directory

What seems, to me, to be a simple question, apparently isn't. I have a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) DHCP server: isc-dhcp-server, that works GREAT. No issues and all clients can get an address with no ...
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MySQL Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

In my server, everytime I try to access MySQL I get the error: Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) when I try mysqladmin -u root -p password I get Access ...
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How can I view my stored media on my PS3 on my Ubuntu server?

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server and setup Samba I believe to use as a general use home server. How do I go about making this server available to my PS3 so that I can view my stored media on my ...
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Library that will send me an email when the log file changes

I'm looking for a library that will send me an email when the log file changes. Is there any? Thanks.
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How to run BitTorrent Sync web browser gui via ssl

I have installed BitTorrent Sync on my Ubuntu server, but noticed that the web gui does not use ssl for login (https://server:8888/gui does not work, however http://server:8888/gui does). This is both ...
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Unnecessary packages on my ubuntu VPS server from host. How to diff with standard ubuntu?

The ubuntu setup & packages that I got on my VPS from my host provider seems to be quite different from default Ubuntu server minimal edition. For e.g. I could see some not so necessary packages ...
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How to map my ipv4 address to external address in iptables

I want to run a minecraft server (port 25565) and have it send to my external address for others to play, then to my hostname (I am assuming this is automatic - Do I need a rule for this too?). But I ...
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Ubuntu Server HTTP redirect to other server?

OK, so I have two servers on my local network. One of them serves CCTV over the internet (for remote viewing) and the other serves Wordpress sites. The CCTV server is in my router's DMZ, but since I ...
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Setting up Ubuntu server with firewall - do I need 2 NICs?

Assume a LAN where 4 port ADSL Router, Server and PCs all connect to a network switch. Apart from working with the server, the workstations must have restricted access on what sites they can use. For ...
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Using FTP to edit a file removes Apache permissions

If I edit a file using FTP with vsftpd on ubuntu 12.04 LTS... It removes the permissions that allow Apache to access the file... Currently If I upload a file with FTP, if it is a .php file it will ...
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Ubuntu server with btrfs root and confusion with the @ symbol in subvolume path

Please note the following commands: user@ubuntu:~$ sudo btrfs subvolume create /srv/audio Create subvolume '/srv/audio' user@ubuntu:~$ sudo btrfs fi show Label: 'BTRFS_STORAGE' uuid: ...
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Installation problem libssh2-php on Ubuntu 13.10

New here, be gentle... I am setting up a server using Ubuntu Server 13.10 64 bit. So far all went well, but now running into a problem during installation of libssh2-php. Setting up libssh2-php ...
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CCTV Server load (Zoneminder)

I've built a server for CCTV with Zoneminder. Orwell is a Pentium 4 (Prescott) with Hyperthreading, running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, 2GiB RAM and a 40GB IDE Hard Drive. All he does is serve live ...
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How do I use MAAS and Juju with an existing DHCP server?

I found some information about installing ubuntu with MaaS and JuJu, and I would like to try it out however I am not finding any information on how to take in to account a DHCP server already in the ...
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Private/Public key authentication not working after reinstalling ubuntu

I backed up my ~/.ssh folder and reinstalled ubuntu 13.10 on my machine. Then I just copied the .ssh folder back into my home folder and tried to connect to my server. I'm getting the following error: ...
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Building a SMTP-server on ubuntu server

I was wondering if it is possible to build your own SMTP-server and if it is, then i would like to know how. I have 2 older pcs which i can use to do it. I wanna give this a go since i have a ...
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Where do I get PHP-CGI binaries for Ubuntu?

I want to set up an Nginx or Apache server which is PHP-capable. In order to use multiple PHP versions in parallel I need to use CGI. I can set up the CGI stuff, but where do I get PHP binaries from? ...
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Where did I fail with my basic iptables setup?

I installed iptables on a VPS (Virtual Private Server from openVZ) - Linux 2.6.32-24-pve #1 SMP Fri Sep 13 07:29:30 CEST 2013 i686 GNU/Linux. I also installed: apt-get install iptables-persistent ...
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Postfix can receive but can't send emails

Can someone please help, I setup Postfix and can receive, but can't send email from my server, when I use Gmail smtp i can send emails as Gmail user but that is not what I want. Here is my Mail ...
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Desktop's “Connect to Server” function repeatedly asks for SSH password after connecting

I would like to use the "Connect to Server" function (available from the Ubuntu desktop menu) to open a Nautilus window showing the file system of another machine through SSH, since I find it easier ...
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Using Ubuntu for a NAS server

I would like to setup a NAS server in my house something like this. Basically for storing and sharing files in my network, download torrents, keep a bitcoin node (just for me, to have my bitcoins in ...
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Which ubuntu server should we setup for the office?

Let's say we are a medium sized company (aim for 50-150 people). We want to be able to setup a ubuntu server with: email server file sharing share printer VPN firewall (optional) cloud? (wonder what ...
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How can I encrypt my home folder after a Ubuntu Server 13.10 install?

I would like to know the command(s) to enable the encryption of my home directory after installing a Ubuntu Server with a release version of 13.10. Note: This is a Ubuntu Server install, not a ...
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Which is better for a home media server: zfs or btrfs or LVM/md? [closed]

I'm looking at building a new home server and would like a flexible filesystem. Both btrfs and zfs are interesting. I want to be able to do soft raid and have flexible solution allowing me to expand ...
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Ethernet- Device not managed after changing static ip

I have changed the ethernet static ip to the default wi-fi local ip. This is so that my local and public services work after switching from a wireless connection to ethernet. At first, the solution ...
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how to limit resources to a shared ubuntu 10.04

The title might not be explanatory enough but I couldn't find any better way to formulate it. I will be running a server for office use. It will host applications on tomcat. 2 differents people would ...
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Ubuntu Image for GCE

Given that google compute engine has moved to providing just debian and CentOS images but does allow custom images has anyone documented how to create a Ubuntu image that will run on GCE?
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How setup samba share only readable by a certain domain group?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04 connected to an active directory by Likewise open. I want to be able to share my files with others in the same domain group. I've followed this guide and also ...
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How to run GUI applications remotely on a headless server?

I'm new to Ubuntu - sorry for novice questions. What I have - is Ubuntu server, to which I have access only via ftp and putty. What I would like to do - is to run firefox (or any other browser) from ...
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Torrent box, Torrentwatch-x setup install help

I'm trying to set up a ubuntu "torrent box" , samba file sharing transmission remote torrentwatchX - and this is where I am stuck, - what I have done so far is sudo apt-get install ...
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S.M.A.R.T. test reports defect, can I re-initialise the drive?

On my server I have a 4 disk RAID-5 configuration. One of the drives fails the S.M.A.R.T. test. The array has not yet been declared as degraded but the disk shows up as needing replacement. I don't ...
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Ubuntu Server cron job doesn't work

My script that is supposed to run only when the server is on isn't working correctly when run by cron. If I run it manually, it works. backup() { if pidof java &> /dev/null; then ...
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Very easy iptables tutorial?

Where to find a easy "iptables for dummies" tutorial? I know NOTHING about it and basically I need to allow only http, ssh and ftp connections... thank you all
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How to change your Local IP?

While I order a hp server for my Ubuntu server, I am currently temporarily using my laptop as a server instead. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and other programs like Webmin, etc, etc while being connected ...
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Hybrid Cloud Automation using Ubuntu JUJU

I am administrator who helps to deploy cloud services to an organisation. Is it possible to use Juju to deploy services based on user requests. Kindly answer my following doubts. Users use a web ...
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Nginx: unknown directive “uwsgi_param” in /etc/nginx/uwsgi_params:1

Using this deployment tutorial, I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running with Flask, uWSGI and Nginx. I now have trouble getting Nginx to run. When I try to (re)start nginx it simply ...
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Can't run screen due to “cannot open terminal '/dev/pts/1' - please check” error

To learn some server management I just created a new Ubuntu 12.04 server. Since I only had a root account I created a new user with adduser kramer65. I then switched to that user using su kramer65. I ...
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SSH refusing connections after upgrade to 13.04

After upgrading my Ubuntu Server from release 13.04 to 13.10 (do-release-upgrade), I can not connect to the server anymore, SSH closing connections immediately (after sending SSH2_MSG_KEXINIT). It ...
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Cant connect to my server through ssh

My problem is as follows. I have a made VM(Ubuntu Server) and I have edited the hosts.allow/deny for limited access. However, now I can't connect from my PC through ssh to the server. What should I ...
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How to deploy Juju Services Programmatically?

How to deploy Juju services Programmatically . Is there any API available to do the same?
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How do I login to a deployed Virtual Machine in Azure?

Mongo DB service is deployed in a Azure Virtual machine Using Ubuntu Juju. How to Login to the newly created Virtual Machine?
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After update and reboot 12.04 lts server eth0 fails to start

I am working on a 12.04 lts LAMP server. after running the latest updates I no longer have network connectivity. I get fails on boot for "configuring network device" and virtual network device. if ...
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sudo reboot shuts down instead of rebooting on a X10SLM-F

I have a server with the motherboard X10SLM-F (Supermicro). I successfully installed Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS on it. The problem I have is that, when I give the command: sudo reboot, the server doesn't ...
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My sshd_config file is empty is this correct?

I just finished installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 and was setting up ssh. When I did $ sudo vi etc/ssh/sshd_config I get something with no lines and the words [New Directory] Is this the way it ...
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can't connect to BigBlueButton from external address

I installed a bigbluebutton server ver 0.81. When i set ip using sudo bbb-conf --setip 192.168.0.190 It's the local ip address and it work fine. but when i switch to my external static IP: sudo ...