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How to access Ubuntu server 12.10 via hostname,

I had it working, but then installed LAMP and a few other things to set up a webserver, now PUTTY only allows connection via IP, which works, and Webmin worked with hostname as well, until now... I ...
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KVM - Guest does not recognize second NIC

I have a server running Proxmox (a virtualization platform), and created a KVM virtual machine with Ubuntu Server 12.10. After configuring the network, everything works fine, but if I add a second ...
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Ubuntu mailing services with Magento [closed]

I'm having some issues with sending emails out from Magento. I'm very new to Ubuntu and had been playing with it for the past 2 days. Is there anything I need to do to allow my mail to be sent out? I ...
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Why does IPv6 kill my network in Ubuntu 12.04?

Ok, so I have nice Ubuntu 12.04 headless server running. It's very happy. It's my router/firewall/DNS/etc. eth0 is WAN, eth1 is LAN. I can easily get my IPv6 Hurricane Electric tunnel connected, ...
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Best way to put sensitive files on web server and keep them fro being accessible?

I need to put a private key on my web server for use with a php script, so I need the web server to be able to access the file in php script, but not allow users from the outside to be able to access ...
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For installing directadmin, is ubnutu server needed?

I have Ubuntu 12.10, and it is not a Ubuntu server version. for installing Directadmin, Do i need Ubuntu server or i can install it on my own Ubuntu?
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How can I stop unattended-upgrades from rebooting the machine?

I just had a look at my Amazon EC2 instance and noticed I had 20 minutes exactly of downtime. I didn't know what caused it so I logged in to SSH and tried upgrading my packages, and saw that the ...
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when installing /boot inside a lvm group, where do I install the boot loader?

I am setting a personal file/cloud server based on ubuntu server 12.04 and owncloud but there are certain things about the partitioning that I can't get my head around... Let's say for example I want ...
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Server logs are filling my hard disk, how do I fix this?

I have a Linux server ( ubuntu 12.4 ) which serve my web application (20 MB) on apache httpd. a few days ago I upgrade it to 12.10, then copied one folder (30 GB) to www folder. suddenly the server ...
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apt-get upgrade says sudo needs to be upgraded, is this correct?

I have a Ubuntu Server running 10.04 - to be precise, Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS according to lsb_release -a. I just ran sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade and got this output: Reading package ...
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How to access my virtual machine server via hostname?

I created a Ubuntu 12.10 virtual machine in VMware which runs an Apache server. The VMware machine is on a bridged network adapter, so it's using the physical network connected on my host. For now I ...
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Installing Repos and DEBs from CD

I'm a Ubuntu User from 2009 and I have loved every bit of it. If it wasn't for Dreamweaver and Photoshop, I'd only use Ubuntu! I have an Ubuntu Desktop which I want to make a DNS, DHCP, Webserver ...
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Copying a Running Physical Server to Virtual Box

I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04. As I want to test some maintenance work, such as upgrading to 12.04, I thought I should create a VM copy of the server using Virtual Box. I don't have a physical ...
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The /boot partition in my server is full, how can I re-size it without re-installing the whole system?

I'm having some troubles because the partition in which /boot is allocated in my server is full, so I can install neither new linux images nor upgrades. Here is the server's file system usage ...
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How do I block an IP using hosts.deny with a non-default program?

I'm new to all of this. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 x64. I recently wrote a program in C++ that accepts TCP connections on port 57370, and it is running as a daemon (I used this guide). It's not very ...
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How do I connect to password protected servers in nautilus 3.6?

I am trying to manage my android device with DavDrive Lite, which hosts a local file server. The "Connect to server" dialog box in nautilus 3.6 doesn't have the option to type a username and password. ...
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apt-get upgrade stuck on postgresql dependency

I ran sudo apt-get upgrade on my 12.04 server, and I have become stuck with a PostgreSQL dependency. The console output (of sudo apt-get -f install) is below: dpkg: dependency problems prevent ...
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PHP mail() with ssmtp

I have a very peculiar problem... I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04 with LAMP installed and ssmtp installed and configured properly... Now I can send mails from my terminal with and without sudo. This ...
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How to set up a caching DNS server for my network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to set up DNS caching? How do I set up a caching DNS server with Ubuntu?
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Web address fails to resolve with static IP on Ubuntu Server 12.04

Running Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS in VirtualBox on a mid-2009 MacBook Pro. I've been using no-ip.com to keep my router's dynamic address up to date and just set up a free host name with them, hoping ...
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cannot access ubuntu server behind huawei router even after port forwarding

I have an ubuntu 12.10 server installed, got a static ip from my ISP. Pinging the ip results in success. I also have a huawei Echo-Life modem. Following this site I was able to set the ports to be ...
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PHP not properly configured

I just installed php.5.1.2 on ubuntu server. I tried to run simple test: <? phpinfo() ?> it displayed the information but, also display the html tags: </table><br /> ...
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Not able to see home share on readynas dou

I have just bought a readynas and am trying to mount the user home share created on the nas, which gives me some problems. I try with sudo mount -t cifs -o username=far,password=kanto2000 ...
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How to run an automated internet-radio station in a server environment?

I'm running an Ubuntu server environment with icecast-2.3.2 and ices-0.4.0 to enable internet-radio streaming. I have a directory with music files, mostly MP3, let's call it /PATH/TO/MUSIC. I also ...
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Client Login before accessing the internet

I wanted to create an internet gateway server where the client connecting to my network must enter a username and password, where the server checks if username and password is correct before they can ...
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Managing Kile installation in ubuntu 12.04

After installing 12.04 Ubuntu I tried to install Kile but when I was trying to install Kile , it showed that "failed to download package file . Check your internet connections" . But my INTERNET is ...
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Squid or DansGuardian: Which should pass content to an antivirus product for scanning?

I have an Ubuntu Server12.04 installation acting as a proxy server using Squid 3.1.19. Squid has been configured to pass content to SquidClamAV 6.10 to check for viruses (using icap): icap_service ...
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Different gearman server packages

What is the difference between the gearman-server package and the gearman-job-server package? Does one depend on the other?
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404 error on existing file for bots

My website works fine for users, but apache2 gives 404 error for some pages to bot requests (google and yandex). How can I solve this problem? One row from apache access.log: 66.249.76.215 - - ...
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Lag spikes on my website

I have a heavy traffic site that gets about +200 concurrent users and receives 4k+ uniques daily. My site seems to load slow for a few minutes and then fast for a few minutes and the pattern continues ...
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Building small Ubuntu server - What hardware is recommended? [closed]

There are many of us who need to build small Ubuntu server. Problem is that in some countries it is hard to find and quite expensive to buy server motherboards and processors. And when one is ...
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Execure a random command from .txt file?

I have a Ubuntu server, and I'm trying to print a Twitter quote using the app "twidge". So I made a list of tweets on a .txt file. I want to print one tweet (per line) from that file and send it to ...
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why does eth0 disappear when i set a static IP (server 12.10) [closed]

For some reason, if i try to set a static IP address, my eth0 disappears from ifconfig's output. I am running ubuntu server 12.10 on a gateway laptop. auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp gives this ...
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Ubuntu Desktop or Server for VoIP server? [closed]

If I wanted to install Ubuntu to run an VoIP Server such as FreeSWITCH, which version would you recommend I install? Would a basic Desktop do or do I have to install a server version?
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Providing SSH tunnling, what to think about when configuring Ubuntu Server

Recently I've considered, mostly as a pet project, to set up accounts for a closed group of users via SSH to my box with the purpose of SSH tunnling things like web traffic -- some of it for friends ...
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How to setup x11vnc to access with graphical login screen?

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.10 and need to be able to remote to this server without being logged-in. I have found many solutions, but none seem to work with 12.10. Can anyone give me ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 upgrade php version to 5.3.19

i am working on a ubuntu 12.04 server edition as a virtual machine. Basically, I want to upgrade the PHP version to the freshly released 5.3.19, but obviously I have absolutely no clue on how to do ...
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Server doesn't want to connect to the wired network

I just got home and moved my server from my apartment to my house, and for some reason my Ubuntu server doesn't want to obtain an IP from our router. It is setup for a dynamic IP, and it was working ...
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Allow non-sudo group to control Upstart job

I'm trying to set up an Upstart job to run on system startup, and that can also be started/stopped by members of a group other than sudo. With a previous version, I usedupdate-rc.d and scripts stored ...
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Creating a FTP server on ubuntu desktop

I would like to make a FTP server on a ubuntu desktop. I am unable to make a ubuntu server install for various reasons, but would like to make a small FTP server, so I can connect to it from my router ...
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how to use ubuntu desktop as a mail server?

I'm a open source web developer and I'm just using ubuntu 11.10 x64 desktop version as my web server by installing PHP MySQl and Apache 2. I mainly use PHP to send email from my web server. But I wish ...
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How enable desktop sharing for VPS server ubuntu 12.04

I just got a vps server running 12.04, I have ssh access but I don't know how access GUI and remote desktop
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Mount ecryptfs automatically after ftp login

How can I get my ubuntu server 12.04 to automatically mount the encrypted home partition after an ftp login? It will automatically mount after an ssh login and I can then access the encrypted ...
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After fresh install of Server 12.04.01 I get “Temporary failure resolving 'us.archive.ubuntu.com'”. How to fix? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apt-get update fails to fetch files, “Temporary failure resolving …” error Just installed Server 12.04.01 with LAMP and now I am looking to add PhpMyAdmin and php-pear. ...
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VLC 2.0.3.. can't enable http interface

I'm new to linux world, and happy with my ubuntu 12.04 64-bit server. I am working in a re-streaming project and got stuck around access the stream in the server. Already fixed quite issues, except ...
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Mailman web interface won't work for one list (others are OK)

I've got several mailing lists set up with Mailman on Ubuntu 10.04. The web interface for one of them isn't working properly. I have some posts that have been held, but I can't accept, reject or ...
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From command line without internet how to install software from the installation DVD?

I don't have an internet connection. I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 server on one machine. From the command line appreciate your help for how to select/install additional software and/or libraries from ...
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ubuntu cobbler server - importing distros

I setup and fully configured ubuntu-12.04-server machine with cobbler/dhcp running in about 10 minutes (compared to taking over an hour on centos 5.8). I discovered the cobbler import which appears to ...
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Saving has been disabled by system administrator [duplicate]

I have coded my own HTML website recently, and today I wanted to add a Google calendar object to it. Today I got an error when trying to save the Google calendar code. I am the admin on my Ubuntu PC, ...
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How would I see a list of current packages and compare them to the ones being upgraded?

I'm running 12.10 on a server and I have a list of packages that need to be upgraded. However I can run the command sudo aptitude to see what they are and what their about which is fine. My question ...