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Upgrade to the latest LTS ubuntu server

I've the old OS installed in our server and I needed to install nodejs on the process I was required to update the system so I did apt-get update and in the process it breaks the libudev library and I ...
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How to allow LDAP user to change password?

I want to allow ldap user to change their password but how? passwd? or ldappasswd? It won't work for me this time. What will be the configurations for this in order the user will successfully change ...
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Problem connecting to isp server using xl2tpd as client. Ubuntu server 13.04

I have followed guides found on google and ubuntu support pages and can get xl2tpd connection up but only under the following conditions: 1 - ADSL model must be configured and connected to the ISP ...
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Automatically deleted MySQL database table when restart server

I installed LAMP server on my Ubuntu 12.04 Server PC. I changed the database storage location using my.cnf. After I changed the location it's working fine. But if I restart my MySQL database is ...
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403 Forbidden clean apache2 install

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu and then installed the lamp-server bundle via tasksel and the installation went fine. I had backed up the files from the /var/www/ folder and planned to just place them ...
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Problem after installing phpmyadmin

I installed apache, mysql, and php on my Ubuntu 12.04 server but after logging in all I see is a white screen displaying a forward slash. Is there something else I need to configure or enable? / ...
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Auto mount server Secondary hard disk shared folder to client

I was tried to Mount server secondary hard disk shared folder to my client computer. Already the secondary share folder was mound on server like this /media/sdc1/foldername/ i want to auto mount ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu serv 12.04 on new PC assembly

I just assembled a new PC/server for use as a small server in a small business. Ubuntu server ver 12.04 was recommended as ver 13 is not as well supported in comunity. I already read about 50 other ...
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Can you get Ubuntu Server on a mac? [duplicate]

I looked around for a bit and I haven't found the correct thread that fits my needs, I have an old mac Powerbook G4, I want to run Ubuntu Server on it, can I wipe out the entire harddrive and just run ...
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What is the path and command of mounted folder when I “connect to server”?

I am trying mount a remote machine filesystem to my local machine. The remote machine is a computation cluster which has two file systems. I have space on both file systems and I have a link on my ...
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How to set-up Linksys e4200 router on Ubuntu 13.04?

How do I set up my router (Linksys e4200)? I have the software that came with it but it is for Windows. My computer has Internet access but when I click on Internet connection information I get error: ...
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Which has precedence in Cobbler, profile or preeseed?

For Cobbler on Ubuntu 12.04 server regarding the network configuration (or any settings for that matter) which has precedence during the PXE install - the profile (cobbler system add ...) or the ...
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How to install openVPN server in Ubuntu 12.04 to have PPTP access using username and password?

I am trying to install OpenVPN Server with PPTP type enabled, so that only using username/password someone can have my network access. But my OpenVPN Access server is not allowing me to login via the ...
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Make exact copy of working server

I have working Ubunutu 12.0.4 production server. Want to copy it's 650 GB HDD (only 30-40 gb used, but partitions fit HDD totally) to 500 GB hdd so that I can just replace HDD's and turn on server ...
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Why does the url not resolve to the correct folder on the ubuntu12.10/apache2 server

I can't figure out why the url hello.apoio.co resolves to the var/www/ folder and not the var/www/hello.apoio.co folder I'm sure it's something simple but I can't see it? I followed the official ...
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Why am I getting “Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address” when starting Apache2?

I can stop it using /etc/init.d/apache2 stop But when I want to start it again using: /etc/init.d/apache2 start I get this error: Starting web server apache2 ...
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'Unable to set password for the MySQL “root” user' on a Openvz VPS

I'm trying to install mysql server on my Openvz based VPS running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit and i keep getting this error at the install. I tried multiple times and i also re installed the os with no change ...
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Perl dependancy problems installing Webmin

I just installed webmin from a .deb file. on Ubuntu Server 12.04, which went ok. I logged in at the web interface and checked the "Perl Modules" page. There was on module suggested but not installed. ...
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Change Apache document root folder to secondary hard drive

I installed the ubuntu 12.04 server edition for my server pc . i had installed lamp server. i need to change the var/www location to my secondary hard disk location. i was configured so many time to ...
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`lshw -c network` showing drivers that I blacklisted

I'm trying to get a usb dongle based on an 8192CU chip to work in Ubuntu server. I've been all over and have done lots of things to try to get this working with wpa_supplicant to no avail. My latest ...
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Sharing server to several computers at home

I want to build such a system. I have one new desktop (server with 8 core CPU, 8Gb of RAM and HD7770 GPU) and two clients (old desktop and old laptop) connected using gigabit network. I want to make ...
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How to run deja-dup in gtk and debug mode?

As in the title I'm looking for a way to start deja-dup in gtk mode also in debugging mode. Excuse me if there was a question like this, but after an hour of research i could find a single one. Using ...
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mount error(13): Permission denied

I know this question has been asked before, but I've been looking for a solution for a couple of hours now and nothing seems to be working. The frustrating thing is that it used to work on my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Minecraft server hosting

Can someone help me to understand how to host a Minecraft server through an IP? I am connected to the internet through not one but two routers! On Windows 7 I was used to using Hamachi. Is there an ...
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Compiling On Ubuntu Server

Is it possible to compile on on ubuntu server using vim and g++? and possibly uploading those files onto your ubuntu desktop using ubuntu one? I have an old mac laptop I want to use for my programming ...
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Securing Amazon EC2 Ubuntu server

I'm about to launch a product I'm working on into alpha phase but before that I'd like to ask a bit about securing my Ubuntu server 64bit which is hosted at Amazon AWS EC2. The problem is my software ...
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FTP help 12.04 Server

I am very new to Linux / Ubuntu so please excuse my ignorance. I have installed ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed vsftpd. I have edited vsftpd.conf and made sure I have uncommented local_enable ...
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How to add an image to Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS?

With Ubuntu Server being a completely text only OS, how do you add an image file? I have a webpage set up and would like to add an image or two. Open SSH is running on the server and connected to my ...
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I cannot use apt-get update

I have Ubuntu 13.04 Server on a Virtual Box which is using 2GB of ram and 20GB of space. It's freshly installed and I cannot use apt-get update. I have tried the same on an Ubuntu 12.10 Server but it ...
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Can't set DNS with Static IP

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. I uninstalled DHCP. I set my IP address to 192.168.1.200 and it's working just fine. I can connect to it via my other internet network machines. However, I've tried to ...
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find & purchase restricted and multiverse for server?

I stumbled upon this solution and enabled it on, a now shuttered, Ubuntu server. I didn't know that multiverse package are not completely free. As in the question to the first answer: How can a ...
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How to configure apache2 in Ubuntu 13.04

I installed apache using ubuntu software center, and now it shows the following text on the page upon entrance of localhost in the addressbar of Firefox It works! This is the default web page for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 postfix/dovecot server can send email but can't receive any

My home server is on comcast internet so I'm successfully using the comcast smarthost to relay my email out to the web. However, all the emails I send back to the box bounce back to me as shown below ...
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What do I have to add to this iptables setup to allow mysql access through ssh?

I just want to be able to access mysql through ssh, but I don't want to accept everything as well. What's the most secure way to do this if any. Here are my rules: *filter :INPUT DROP [14:1434] ...
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How can a user create a file without write permissions?

I have a webserver with Apache ITK, configured for a specific vhost to use a specific username within it's folder. Now, this user is an owner of the files, but has no write permissions in the folder ...
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Changing/Setting DNS settings on boot

I have a situation where i do not give access to a machine, but there may be circumstances where the IP settings need to be changed. I have overcome this by providing a USB stick with a file with both ...
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How can I isolate l2tp VPN client traffic from my home network?

I have successfully set up an L2TP/IPSec server under Server 12.04 LTS, following info from here with a few tweaks from here. I can connect on my iPhone, get an internal address, and browse the ...
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Start thinking sphinx on Ubuntu startup

I need run this rails command automatically, from my project folder, every time my server starts up: rake ts:start I put a file called run_ts.sh in my rails project folder: #!/bin/bash rake ...
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Need Help with email setUp for my Ubuntu server

I need help setting up an admin email for my server. I have tried squirrelmail and roundcubemail but whenever I get to the stage of typing my login details in, nothing works. Login just keeps failing. ...
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Writing to mysql database in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I am retreiving arp tables from a switch using snmp. I can poll the tables to a text file, but i want to do it to the mysql db. this is the code i am using to poll to text file */5 * * * * root ...
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Grep Regex match not returning result as expected

I have several Ubuntu servers and there is some behavior that has me curious. On any newly installed machine (Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS), if I run: echo "testbla123" | grep -P -o [0-9]* This will ...
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Problems with installation from ppa:ondrej

The server is running Lucid and I am trying to upgrade the PHP to 5.5 stable. I followed the intructions on this question: How do I install latest PHP in supported Ubuntu versions (like 5.4.x in ...
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How to correctly write hosts file to redirect to ip with subdirectory

Hello i'm not really new to linux, but i stumbled upon a problem when I copied website on localhost/subdirectory. The homepage is runing normaly but the links redirect to root of the server i.e. ...
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Changes in Apache Config between 12.04.2 and 12.04.3 LTS

So, today i updated a bunch of web servers from 12.04.2 to 12.04.3 and guess what, not a single vhost was working after the update. the main reasons were: in apache2.conf the line ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS with USB stick/key

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS onto a new system using a USB-stick. I am to lazy to switch the only SATA CD/DVD-ROM device I have and use that. Also, I just wanted to know whether this ...
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How to get arp tables from switch to server mysql database using snmp

I would like to obtain ARP tables from a switch to a syslog server(Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). I have done some research on how to do it and i decided to use SNMP. I have done some research and i know that my ...
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juju cant ssh service units

i have deployed ceph now i am trying to ssh, so i am running following cmd which is giving me error, sam@maas01:~$ sudo juju ssh ceph/0 Permission denied (publickey,password). error: exit status 255 ...
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Getting Ubuntu 12.04.2 to show GUI interface after installing it as a VM in XenServer 6.1

After installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 within as a VM on XenServer 6.1 I only have the command line interface. I have tried running the following commands to install that GUI and it stated that it was ...
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Will hardware changes affect system?

I have ubuntu production server 12.10 x64 installed on system with hi end hardware. I want to change mainboard, cpu, and ram to older ones. Basically from current system only hdd will remain ...
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How to force group ownership on samba share?

I have a samba server running on ubuntu server 12.04. Only one folder /sharetest is shared with group storageusers, and users user1, user2, wowza are members of it. Here is smb.conf ...