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Do I need to build a Ubuntu box to Dynamically Allocate Bandwidth for a Commercial Network or are there fairly inexpensive routers that will do it?

I am not new to commercial routing, but I have run into a situation. The company is required to use certain network devices at certain points in the network; however, these devices are not addressing ...
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Ubuntu/14.04 / Apache2 configuration issues? Not sure what I am doing wrong Laravel: default route will render but others will not.

Laravel will render the default / root page normally. but will not render default routes or error pages. My web browser will return with Apache (NOT Laravel) error pages with I try and access /test ...
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Give write-access to subfolder on samba share

I have a read-only share on my samba server, is it possible for me to make subdirectories on this share and make them writable for others/specific users? Example: \\server\share Only root write ...
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Ubuntu Backup - how to backup to server

Good morning, I am trying to setup my Ubuntu machine to backup to my Ubuntu server. When I goto backup, I cannot go into any of my none of my folders from the backup app to direct it to back up ...
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Use DEB for distribution of WAR?

I have created a Java EE program with a WAR-file as a result. To run this file I use the JBoss Wildfly 8 server. Now I have multiple Ubuntu systems where I want to install the Wildfly server and run ...
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Adding a Second Hard Drive to a Ubuntu Server

I am thinking about installing a second hard drive into my ubuntu server. How hard is it to do this bearing in mind that it's a server and has no GUI. Also is there some way to merge the 2 hard drives ...
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Can I install desktop version Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along with MS Windows Server 2008 r2 [duplicate]

I have a HP Proliant ML 110 G7 with Windows Server 2008 r2 installed in my friends office. He wants to have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not Ubuntu Server!) installed in another partition along with existing Win ...
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Something wrong in 14.04 LTS with ssh when no password is authorized by remote server

After loosing days for a solution (including here), I will ask more expert people about a way to connect a new desktop ubuntu 14.04.LTS to some ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers accessible only by using a ...
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Port forwarding issue

i have successfully opened port 3306 for remote access to MySQL. i am trying to open another port (54321) to allow remote tcp/socket communication with a program. if used these commands: ufw allow ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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How do I get openssh 6.9 or greater and Apache2.4.12 or greater on to my 15.04 server?

I am trying to comply with government requirements and need to keep my 15.04 server up to date. Mostly 15.04 has recent packages. Can I upgrade Apache on the command line? I need openssh 6.9 or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + samba + winbind as a file server in a Windows domain

I am a complete noob about Linux and I have been trying to set up a ubuntu server as a file server in a windows domain. The domain controller is a win 2003 and it acts as DNS and NTP as well. I have ...
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Apache2 not running on Ubuntu Server

Apache was working fine on my server until I started using gitlab to manage my files. I tried to restart apache and I'm getting the following error (98)Address already in use: AH00072: make_sock: ...
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Apache indexing options

OK so I've got my web server up and running and I'm really happy with it. Only thing is, the site software (PHP CMS type setup) I'm using is telling me to disable indexing on a particular folder for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server Keeps hanging, please help!

Have several servers all identical running compute services for openstack. All except one work fine. The one and only server randomly freezes and I can only do a hard reboot to restore it. When ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg issue when installing apache

I think I may have deleted an important directory while uninstalling apache I'm experiencing the following issue when trying to install Apache: Setting up apache2 (2.4.7-1ubuntu4.4) ... cp: cannot ...
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Turn off useless video card ubuntu server

I have a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cedar [Radeon HD 5000/6000/7350/8350 Series] connected to my computer which is now a development server. It gets HOT! I ...
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I-frame run on https://localhost won't display https website contents

I created a page with an iframe which runs on localhost and configured it to run on http://localhost as well as https://localhost. When I put a http website address in the html code of the page in the ...
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Linux Won't Run

Wow. I recently installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook C720. I installed it using Crouton, so it runs Chrome and Ubuntu side by side. I can switch between them with a hot key. For more information on my ...
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Permissions, owner, group inheritance?

I don't understand restrictions in terms of directories nesting. For example, /var/www/folder/index.html directories. What permissions, owner, group should every directory and file have? Is there ...
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Apache2 not displaying any messages on restart

When I use the following command to restart apache2 service apache2 restart. I would usually get the output * Restarting web server apache2 or if there are any errors with it would show the errors. I ...
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install Ubuntu server from internal HDD

I am using an old laptop from a business. The DVD drive wont open and no matter what I do in win7, I cannot get USB ports to work. Ethernet and wifi are fine. I want to set this laptop up as an ...
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Why am I getting permission denied (error 3) in WinSCP when I'm the only user and it's my home server?

I just setup a Linux home server using this guide http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/ and I am now trying to write to my /var/www/html folder because I want to make a website. I forwarded port 80 and ...
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“Network error: Connection refused” in Putty when I'm trying to connect to my remote home Ubuntu server

I just set up a linux home server using http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/. I can connect to it from my desktop PC at home via putty using a local ip like 192.168.1.2 (just an example ip), but I want to ...
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Server performance issue

I have an issue with a server I am hosting a game on. Now, this server is basically dedicated to this game, with a MySQL server and the game itself running on there. I keep getting reports that the ...
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startx xinit white box [closed]

I just recently installed xinit using sudo apt-get install xinit but when I type startx I get a white box in my top left corner with my bryan@ubuntu10:~$ Please help
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apache2 and bugzilla help

I have a problem with the bugzilla and restarting apache2. When i try to reload apache2 it says: The apache2 configtest failed. Not doing anything. Output of config test was: AH00526: Syntax error ...
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“403 Forbidden” error Apache Ubuntu

I've just started experimenting with Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. I have three folders named www_wordpress, www_joomla, www_drupal, each of which containing the necessary files in a subfolder. The ...
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changing apache server to https

I am a naive in programming. I am trying to create a webpage with an i-frame. My i-frame wasn't running https sites as my localhost was running on http, so in attempt to change my localhost server to ...
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How do I map a mouse's scroll wheel to up and down array keys in Ubuntu Server?

I'd like to scroll through previous commands or scroll through a text editor with the scroll wheel. I don't know how to do this without starting a full-blown X Window System.
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Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server (WebGUI)

As the title mabey reveal i am looking for a way to Monitor & Manage multiple Ubuntu Server and it would be to prefer it have a Webgui. It is only for personal use so one of the most important ...
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Moving LVM from ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop to ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop configured as below separate file systems / - root /boot - boot LVM - LVM Configured for (/home) Now, I am planning to install Ubuntu Server and then add this existing ...
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Set different domain name on different port

I am new in Ubuntu. I have created my website in node. where I am using different port for different modules. like http://localhost:5555/ this is for admin, http://localhost:5050/ this is for ...
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Switch not detected ubuntu-server

I recently upgraded a server to ubuntu-server-14.04. It's a cluster host with a HP 24-port gigabyte switch connected through eth1 to other node systems. After the upgrade, it doesn't seem to detect ...
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Help with messy Nginx install (Trusty 14.04 Server)

I'm a bit of a noob here. I wanna try out nginx, but got some errors when installing: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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Samba stopped working… wrong interface?

After a few days, my samba installation stopped working: the processes are running, testparm is ok, but seemingly it can't connect to the local interface properly (?). I've scanned forums for hours, ...
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Could not connect to internet on ubuntu (guest on workstation)

I have installed an Ubuntu Server 15.04 on VMware Workstation 10. My host is Windows 8. I have used bridge networking in VMware settings. Now i am not able to ping google.com. The DNS is working fine ...
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how to access mysql in console

I installed mysql alone with xampp and runing all services successfully, but when i try to login to mysql server using mysql-client it gives the following error. user@user-pc:~$ sudo /opt/lampp/lampp ...
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netsniff-ng shows “Cannot set NIC flags”

I’m trying to build a network sniffer for UDP multicast streams using netsniff-ng. I have deployed two linux systems (Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS) on an ESXi one has the sniffer and other has tcpreplay ...
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How to persist configuration changes accross restart with LXD containers?

I am experimenting with LXD, but I'm stuck with a seamingly simple problem: I can't make my bridge config persistent. The host server has a birdge br0. By default, lxd managed containers will use ...
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The simplest way to implement a VPN?

I have a headless machine running Lubuntu that I'm using a file server. I already SSH into it, and use remote desktop from within my local network to do any maintenance I need, either on the desktop ...
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ssh: connect to host HOSTNAME port 22: Connection timed out

I have trouble connecting to a server with ssh from my Lubuntu 14.04 computer, although it can be done from other machines. I can't get to the address online either (others can). Am currently using a ...
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Tomcat 8 does not start immediately after a reboot

I have Ubuntu server 15.04 with apt-get installed Tomcat 8. After first launch it starts fine and I can see XX.XX.XX.XX:8080, "it works" page. But after service tomcat8 restart I should wait about 10 ...
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How do I allow /dev/net/Tun in a LXD managed LXC container?

I am trying to get Openvpn run inside a LXD/LXC container, and redirect traffic coming to the container to the VPN. The purpose is to replace a fully fledged VM that does exactly that (and toy with ...
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How to use DDE(Dynamic data exchange) command in Ubuntu

I want to connect DDE with Ubuntu OS... and how to execute these command in libreOffice with DDE. SP Command: SERVER|TOPIC!ITEM SERVER = sptrader ITEM = sp + Product Code What is the my first step ...
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How do I back up my files from my admin account with logging in?

I cannot access my administrative account and I am using Ubuntu version 14.04. So far I am using the guest session account. Is there a way I could copy a file from my administrative account and paste ...
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NTFS drive Permissions on new files/folders with Plex

So as the only user that uses this computer if I add a new folder or file into my external hard drive, the same drive I use for my Plex Media Server, from another computer, device, etc. Does that or ...
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Log In failure with different user accounts

My Ubuntu 14.04 is partitioned with administrator and guest user account. Whenever i log in with the administrator and inputs the correct password, there is a dialogue box which says, "System Program ...
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Strange networking issue with multiple LAN's

I have a router/gateway with multiple NIC's set-up for multiple LAN's. I have provided a brief description of the layout below. LAN1 192.168.15.1 255.255.255.0 I use LAN1 for the local network, no ...
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Backup a remote server with Clonezilla

I've got a Virtual Private Server and I would rather make a backup. The fact is I got the cheapest VPS and it comes without any backup feature. So I wondered if it were possible to use CloneZilla to ...