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How to make udp port 123 to listen for ntp in ubuntu

I am doing time synchronization between two Ubuntu computer. I had one server synchronized time with GPS using gpsd and ntpd. But I want my client computer to synchronized with the server time as ...
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X11 Forwarding in ubuntu 14.10 server vps not working

I've bought a VPS with Ubuntu 14.10 server installed on it. Since last two days, I've been desperately trying to get X11 forwarding to work with my VPS and windows machine. Problem: Getting echo ...
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Samba Windows 7 login issue

I've been playing around with samba for the past couple of days to setup a home file network and I've run into a bit of a weird issue when attempting to log into with the users I've setup. ...
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I installed xubuntu but I can not Login with administrator user

I installed xubuntu desktop in ubuntu server 14.04. The installation finished correctly but I can't login with Administrator user, it return to the login window always. I can enter with guest user. ...
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How can I use Kernel 3.19 in 14.04 now?

So I'm rebuilding my storage server. For stability, I want to use Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS as the OS. However, I'm planning to use Btrfs with RAID 5, and this has been greatly improved in kernel 3.19. ...
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Ubuntu server moved all of my files to .trash-1000 [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.02 LTS. I've got 4 hard drives, one with the OS and 3 2TB drives for mostly media files. I'm using SnapRaid to pool the 3 drives with a mount point called 'mnt/virtual'. ...
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Ubuntu server permissions issues

I have created a home server using ubuntu server as the os and I have set it up so I have write permissions on my shared folders. However when I log in via my windows PC and try to move my movie files ...
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error “ cannot create directory /root” when using comand su username

I have server with multiple websites, and each website has their own user. Each time I want to do some modification to particular website I do su username and go to the folder for that website. the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 install error: can't umount /media

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on an old Athlon 64, but as soon as I get past the initial menu, choosing to install Ubuntu Server, I get some console output and everything gets stuck on: ...
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Can't SSH between two servers

I recently purchased a new VPS to replace my old VPS and was in the process of using rsync to copy files over. Part way through rsync hung up and now it won't make a connection again it just times ...
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I'm new to UBUNTU 14.04 and i behind the proxy of owr college [duplicate]

I can't update or install any software using terminal and ubuntu software center.Through using terminal, i find error which "failed to fetch" and unable to locate the package. I also have problem in ...
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stream_socket_client(0 errors

I get these errors all the time in my wordpress running ubunutu server 14:04 in vmware local host ubuntu install. [Tue Mar 17 09:05:17.683916 2015] [:error] [pid 1098] [client 192.168.142.1:53931] ...
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Cannot connect to ftp server via browser but I'm able connect from terminal using ftp server_addr

I installed vsftpd and in the beginning I was able to connect via browser as well as from terminal using ftp server_addr. Now I'm unable to connect via browser but able to connect from terminal Please ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu/Upstart for unusual network configuration?

I recently installed Ubuntu Utopic 14.04 LTS on a new server box I built specifically to host some virtual machines. The network configuration for this box, which contains two NICs, exposes the two ...
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Why is the samba configuration file read only? [duplicate]

I am using samba on Ubuntu server to share files among my computers. I got done writing the configuration file, and I typed :wq to save the file. When I went to save and exit, I got the following ...
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How to set vsftpd to put one directory on the server

I have an external HDD that i keep all my stuff on but when i wanted something of the drive or i had stuff to put on it i had to go get it plug it in do what i need to do, unplug it and then put it ...
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Postfix smtpd_recipient_restrictions

I have been trying to set this correct for a while now but it will either come up and reject every host I try to send to or the SMTP server will not come up. Is there anyway I can permit all ...
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checking Server load in node.js

I have to calculate number of requests for a server in node.js and based on the load i have to spawn a new server. I have used a function with parameters port number and server name to create servers ...
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How to set user permissions on ubuntu server

I have a problem. I would like to set permissions on my server. I have following directories structure: /var/www/html/project_1 /var/www/html/project_2 /var/www/html/project_3 I have also users: ...
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Send mail using SMTP from multiple computers using just an ubuntu server?

I have multiple computers in my LAN and I have one dedicated server online. I would like each of these computers to connect via SMTP to the dedicated server and be able to send an email out to me. ...
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How do I modify “/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled”

I use mongodb 3.0 and I find a warning: MongoDB shell version: 3.0.0 connecting to: test Server has startup warnings: 2015-03-13T16:28:29.405+0800 I CONTROL [initandlisten] ...
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Installing Tomcat v7 in eclipse luna on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04, I have installed eclipse luna and tomcat v7. I need to add tomcat server to eclipse so that I can start and stop it in there. I added the tomcat server but when I try ...
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Software RAID and Ubuntu 14.04.2

I recently changed my Plex server from the headless Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 to Debian 7.8, during which stability issues sprouted up with my software RAID which I thought were tied to Debian. I ...
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Problems port forwarding apache?

I recently made an Ubuntu server running the latest version. I installed lamp, I assigned a static IP address to it and I can access it within my home network. My problem is when I try to forward it, ...
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How to Setup GPT for 3TB

I have a 3TB HDD that I want to run Ubuntu 14.10 server as a file server. How can I format the drive so it will work?
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Cant access apache webserver outside/inside local network

I apologize in advance if I use any technical words in the wrong way. I'm still a newbie to Linux/networking Ive been trying to figure out this problem for over a week and none of the related ...
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Apache2 Virtual Hosting ServerName in Ubuntu Server 14.04 in LAN not Working

i am very new to Ubuntu Apache2 World. I have a Apache2 in my Ubuntu Server (14.04) in my home installed. I tried to visit this Apache Server in my LAN environment. (Server IP is static: ...
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DNS not resolving on same network only from outside - 3 days of headache already

I have a domain forwarded to my apache server let's say test.example.com. This works fine outside my home network I can reach it via mobile (4G). But on my laptop I can't reach it. Also I can't ...
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Install Tomcat Server 8 on Eclipse Luna running on Ubuntu 14.04

I faced issues while installing Tomcat server v8 on eclipse, I followed following solution But when I go to help-> install software, and select any site in work with, I get as There are no ...
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Universal Media Server not playing Videos in Ubuntu 14.10

I just got universal media server to run in Ubuntu 14.10, they took mencoder and ffmpeg out of the repos so I had to go find them and now it runs but when I try to play a movie on my ps3, it takes a ...
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Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer [duplicate]

I can ssh into my Laptop from my Odroid-c1 but I cannot do the opposite, and I am getting the following: Note: I re-installed ssh server, but did not help OpenSSH_6.6.1, OpenSSL 1.0.1f 6 Jan 2014 ...
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How do I setup boot server on Ubuntu to install an OS via LAN from ISO?

Just need some tips or directions, found too much info on the net. Should I have specific packages installed? What changes to what files are needed? I already have Apache2 server on the machine ...
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How to restrict Apache2 to listen from port 80?

I have changed some files, but still the Apache2 listen from the 80 port. Edited this line "Listen 44400" to the file ports.conf Edited this "VirtualHost *:44400" to the file ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 after perfect install, boots into blank screen

After installing Ubuntuserver 14.04.2 LTS without any errors I tried to boot into my SSD and then I just got to a blank screen with a blinking underscore. There was no input except for "Ctrl + alt + ...
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Can no longer access Ubuntu Server 14.10 remotely after upgrade/reboot

I rebooted my Ubuntu server this morning (as updates needed a reboot) and now I can't reach it. Here's what I determined: It was running fine before the reboot! I can't ping the server from another ...
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Failed to install Laravel PHP Framework using “composer install” on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I install Laravel via Download as indicated on http://laravel.com/docs/4.2/ Composer was already installed. But when I ran composer install to install all of the framework's dependencies, I got the ...
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How to run PHP files in Ubuntu

Here is a list of questions I've visited on AskUbuntu that are similar, but did not solve my problem: How to run a php file after installing LAMP in ubuntu 11.10? how to run php web application in ...
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How can I detect when the boot sequence is complete on headless system

I have a CONF file in /etc/init to configure and start software on my headless machine. When a monitor is attached for development and testing I see that my software starts near the end of the boot ...
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Starting/removing/upgrading transmission-daemon wont work

When I type sudo apt-get upgrade the following is output: Setting up transmission-daemon (2.84-0ubuntu0.14.10.1) ... start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript transmission-daemon, action ...
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Server 14.04: fdisk sees disks, but GUI doesn't

I've got six drives that I'm looking to set up in a RAID10 configuration. 2x 2TB, 2x 1TB, 2x 500GB. The motherboard in this server (pretty old) supports hardware RAID10, but only with 4 disks, so I ...
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Transmission-daemon - dangling symlink and dpkg error

After some attempts to install Transmission I couldnt get the webUI working. This made me want to make a fresh start by removing all my transmission files. I encounter the following on my Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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cant start xamp it gives error message like this

Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.5.3a... /opt/lampp/share/lampp/phpstatus: line 4: /opt/lampp/bin/php: No such file or directory XAMPP: Starting Apache with SSL ... XAMPP: Error 127! Couldn't start Apache! ...
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Subdomains Stopped Working after APF Firewall Install

I've just installed APF Firewall to my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Everything went fine and www.threecreative.co.uk is displaying okay, but none of my subdomains appear to be working. Any thoughts? For now, ...
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Networking - How to confiure Ubuntu 14.04. Server to have access to SLES11 running in a Virtualbox

I've a running Ubuntu 14.04. Server. SLES11 is running as Guest OS in a Virtual-box. What is needed to configure on Ubuntu/Vbox to get the following running: a. internal access HOST <--> GUEST b. ...
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How to setup LVM cache on ubuntu 14.10 server

building a server machine for my personal server (media + application (docker)) I have two 2tb hdd(1 sata 2 old and 1 sata3) along with a samsung 120 gb ssd. I can format one of hdd but not both ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 RAM not usable — mallocate problem

I have a strange situation where my Ubuntu server (14.04) is not recognizing all of the memory installed in my server. I have a HP Proliant DL 380 G3 server (32bit) with 10 GB memory. I couldn't use ...
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How do you install Ubuntu Server with only the root user?

I'm creating a Linux Server Administration guide on my website and would like to start out with only a root user and go from there. Thanks in advanced.
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Make 755 permission as default to new file

I using a cloud server to host my websites, and i still have problem with my file permissions. Even creating a new user, making it owner and setting the 755 folder permission, when i create new files ...
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How do i clean all the files and folder as well as the installations on my ubuntu 14.04 lts server?

Its as the question says, How do i clean all the files, folder and the installations as well on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS VPS? I want to clean it all so that it will appear just like a fresh VPS. Thank ...
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Reset Ubuntu 14.04 server to a completely fresh state?

I've had major problems since I updated to 14.04, so now that I've made backups of all the websites and databases that had been running on the server, could you tell me if there is a way to completely ...