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how to configure samba file server for sharing between ubuntu pc's [duplicate]

I want to share one ubuntu desktop to different ubuntu desktop. I want to share files, folders and printer as well. Please suggest me the right procedure to share above thing between ubuntu users.
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apt-get failing with 2 interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces

I am running Ubuntu-Server 12 LTS inside a VM (using VirtualBox with Ubuntu 12 as the host). I have 2 nics set-up in VirtualBox, eth0 is NAT and is used to connect to the outside world and eth1 is ...
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updated server to raring, php not working

I updated a server to raring ring-tail, and most everything seems to work, except php5. The ssh, apache, ICECAST and other functions are operational. I have tried purging the installation files, and ...
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how to install linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic [duplicate]

When i try to install some apps i get a message: linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal : Depend: linux-headers-3.5.0-32-generic but it is not installable uname -a Linux ubuntus 3.5.0-27-generic ...
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Trying to do ssh authentication with key files: server refused our key

I'm trying to setup ssh authentication with key files in stead of username/password. The client is a Windows box running PuTTY and the server is a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I downloaded puttygen.exe ...
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Why does my IPv4 adress keep changing?

I am running many servers off of my computer and I need to port forward to do that. But recently my IPv4 Address keeps changing when I shut my computer off and turn it back on. I have no clue why ...
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Differences between AWS Ubuntu Image and a fresh install?

I've been using Ubuntu only on AWS for a year now. I'm now trying to set up a virtual environment as similar to my AWS one as possible, and I'm kinda confused. When I spin up an AWS server, the magic ...
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What does “broadcast” mean in ubuntu server?

I'm trying to make static network address, and it seems to be that broadcast address and network address need to acquire some ip addresses...I wanna know what these two terms mean..thanks
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Having problem while starting apache server

I have installed apache2 in my ubuntu 12.4 using sudo apt-get install apache2, now i am not able to start the server, when i use service apache2 start, following things were displayed. ...
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phpmyadmin throws a 404 on opening

I have installed php5 and phpMyAdmin from the Ubuntu Software Centre on a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. when I enter localhost in my browser the following is displayed: It works! This is the ...
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Replacing a dead disk in a zpool

I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.04 64-bit using native ZFS. I have a zpool consisting of 4 hard drives of which one died yesterday and now is not being recognized by the OS or the BIOS anymore. ...
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xclip on headless server

I've been using xclip to copy the output of bash commands like so: pwd | tr -d "\n" | xclip -selection c So that I can then paste the output into another terminal session. I was trying to use it ...
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GUI for ubuntu server: xfce or xubuntu-desktop

I would like to install a desktop environment on my Ubuntu server 12.04. I like xubuntu-desktop as it is a light-weight one. But I'm confused between xubuntu-desktop and xfce. Can anyone tell me what ...
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TV tuner cards loaded but cannot tune

I have installed two separate PCI tv tuner cards in my HP Proliant N40L microserver running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. Both cards are successfully recognized and registered as DVB-T cards Attempting to use ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.2 Server, after installation black screen with _ on the left top (3 times the same) (no GRUB)

hi i have problem with ubuntu server 12.4.2 64bit on IBM server 366 series 4x Xenon 64bit 16GB ram, after installation first time with grub in bootloader screen i cant change anything and after 15 ...
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SSH connections dropping after two or so lines

I'm actually having a bit of an odd problem. I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04, with a minimal set of packages: The base system, sshd, and an IRC server. I must allow someone else to configure the ...
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running a email server using iRedMail: why is cluebringer/policyd using nearly 100% cpu?

I'm setting up my own email server in hopes to move away from gmail, I hate the idea of someone at google having the ability to look through all my emails. I setup everything using iRedMail on my ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 remote desktop access

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server at home with GUI running. It does many things, like Apache virtual hosts (several WordPress sites hosted for me and my mates), Samba server, Mini DLNA server and some ...
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How can I access my ubuntu server remotely?

I have turned an old pc into an htpc/fileserver and have formatted a couple drives and have made them accessible and am currently able to connect them by typing in smb://10.0.x.xx and then it gives me ...
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Shared folders stuck when I access it from Windows 8

I share some folders from server running Ubuntu 13.04 (Desktop) and I access it from Windows 8. When I enter into folders from windows, the window stuck for a while and the address bar shows loading. ...
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Disable password prompt upon startup in Ubuntu Server

Currently, each time I restart my Ubuntu Server, it's prompting for a login password. How do I disable this feature so that I when I restart my Ubuntu server, it doesn't require me to enter ...
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ssh tunnel in and connect to local machine

Have a server setup and I can ssh in with putty via port forward and open a gui page, and webmin and command line. Once I have logged in, I want to be able to access other ip addresses via web page ...
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Having trouble with HighPoint RAID Drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am building a storage server with the following components: U-NAS NSC-800 Server Chassis ADATA Premier Pro SP600 ASP600S3-32GM-C 2.5" 32 GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) ASUS ...
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ubuntu 12.04 server can not reboot on its own after reinstallation

We reinstalled the ubuntu 12.04 server after power outrage. After reinstallation, the server can not reboot on its own. Here is the current manual reboot procedure: After reboot now, the server ...
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NFS server very slow when mounted separate NFS drive goes offline

We have server A serving files to users on a network via samba. It's running out of space, so we decided to mount an NFS share (server B) onto server A, under our previously shared samba share. It ...
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How to make ubuntu 64 bit to an minimal installation [closed]

I'm using ubuntu on my VPS and it needs ~40mb in idle running, that's why I would like to clean it. My aim is to have 4MB idle running (like with an minimal image). How can I do that? Thanks in ...
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Getting a Linux Mint graphical interface on Ubuntu 12.04.2 Server [duplicate]

After successful installation of Ubuntu 12.04.2, a change is needed from graphics-less Ubuntu server terminal-style interface to a Linux Mint graphical interface. I have booted with an inserted Linux ...
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Postfix SMTP not available from external network

I'm trying to setup an SMTP server using Postfix. I already have virtual mailboxes and a Dovecot IMAP server running (and working). I can mail my@ema.il and see the mail coming in with an IMAP client. ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.04 on IBM x3300 M4 - boot failure

I installed Ubuntu Server 13.04 on an IBM x3300 M4 system. Everything was fine during the installation, and all the required updates were done automatically, but when the installation was completed ...
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New Server - apache will not serve outside LAN

New server, running well 12.04 LTS on HP ML350. Apache = great, inside our LAN. Apache = timeout, from WAN (NAT forwarded from firewall). I have cleared all Iptables, read & checked every ...
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How to make LTSP log into the Windows 7 VM

I have managed to install Ubuntu server and Mythbuntu and a remote front-end. Now I think it could be nice to integrate my Windows machine with the server and use Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) ...
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Make an accesible Python server

I'm using the Python library socket to create a program, and I want to be able to allow my friends to connect from their homes. I have the rest of the program running and it works great on the ...
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How do I remove infected files in a Ubuntu server samba share?

I am running a Ubuntu Server with Windows XP Clients. I have shared files with XP clients via samba share. The problem is there is a huge number of viruses in the share. Is there any way to remove ...
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Backup the server [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu as a server with Windows XP clients. There are many files shared via Samba. I need to schedule automatic backup of the files which is shared via samba (that is i need to backup ...
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my keyboard doesn't respond when i try to reset a lost administrative password

My keyboard stops responding when i get to Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: password updated successfully root@ubuntu:~# What am i doing wrong?
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How to setup non-local bridged network for Xen?

I've had an absolute nightmare the past 5 days trying to set up the proper bridged networking for Xen. I've tried so many guides and all have failed to provide a solution for my specific question. ...
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Samba+PowerBroker (aka LikeWise-Open) integration not working

Ubuntu: 12.04 x64 PBIS: Linux 2.4/2.6 kernel 64-bit DEB (from BeyondTrust website) Samba: 3.6.3 (from Ubuntu repo) We are having problems getting samba to integrate with PowerBroker (aka ...
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Having a script run constantly

I have both a ruby script and a qt executable. Both of them pretty much accomplish same task but listen on different ports. Basically, they are UDP socket servers listening for incoming connections on ...
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Have I over-installed MySQL?

I ran the following from the terminal: sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client I then checked to see if MySQL was running: sudo netstat -tap | grep mysql I saw something similar to ...
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Another LXC Puzzle

So my server is running... Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring I stumbled onto lxc when I trying to find something to replace vmware on a small ...
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Ubuntu Server on Power 6 IBM P520

Can Ubuntu Server run on an IBM p520 Power6?
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Gnome in Ubuntu Server

I have installed GUI in Ubuntu server using sudo apt-get ubuntu-desktop --no installrecommends I have started it using startx I have accessed the home folder using(since there is no icons) ...
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Gearman Job Server and PHP Extension

How may I install Gearman Job Server and PHP Extension on my Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop? I've already installed latest version of PHP on my Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop. I've to run my custom Script with Gearman. ...
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How do I set up a jabber server that supports jingle?

I want to be able to video chat with jabber, what jabber servers support jingle?
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mountall problem on RAID

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 with a software RAID 1 and had to run boot-repair to make the system bootable. Now everything seems to be ok except that it throws following warnings during each ...
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12.04 rebooting instead of shutting down

Since I installed my brand new Ubuntu Server 12.04 it keeps rebooting every time I try to power it off. It shuts down and after 3-4 seconds it boots again. I also tried sudo shutdown -hP now and ...
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Why did not they make a distribution for Ubuntu Server 13.04 for 32-bit?

What happened to the 32-bit version of Ubuntu? I understand that the current 64-bit PCs are coming, but there are places in the world where 32-bit is still used.
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How to use Google Authenticator with OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a working OpenVPN system on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to add Google Authenticator for extra security. This is my current openvpn config: dev tun proto udp port 1096 ca ubuserv04-ca.crt cert ...
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Unable to locate Grizzly packages in Ubuntu 13.04 Server

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 server in my x86 based laptop and then added the desktop packages on top of it. I have downloaded all the packages using apt-get. I have MySQL, PostgreSQL, Python 3.3, ...
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Seeking system architecture advice for Ubuntu Server home server and OpenELEC media center

This question isnt about an urgent technical problem, rather Im seeking a discussion about system architecture with the hope of gaining some insight from those more experienced than me on the subject. ...