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DHCP server not starting

I'm trying to set a DHCP server on 12.04. I installed: sudo apt-get install isc-dhcp-server My configuration files look like this: /etc/default/isc-dhcp-server INTERFACES="eth0" ...
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Mass post-node-enlisting installation fails or doesn't start! [closed]

I successfully installed a maas server including DHCP. Using PXE boot node are getting an IP now. After PXE boot the machines shut down and I am able to accept and commission them using the web ...
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Use resources of high end servers to run lubuntu in low end hardware

In our home there is one high end computer with lots of RAM and other low end old computer running lubuntu , the lubuntu itself has become slow so we were thinking of making the lubuntu machine a ...
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How to setup a file sharing service from ubuntu server over the net?

I have Ubuntu server edition that I ssh form on my mac and windows computers. I would like to know if there is any service I can install on my server that allows me to save and access my files from ...
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Is it possible to install Gimp on Ubuntu Server and use it in command line from a php script?

I have a project where the users will be able to upload images from their browser. The project is coded with PHP. We need to process the uploaded images with some advanced filters and we need a good ...
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Ubuntu Deleted /var/logs

Is there a way to restore /var/log ? I don't really care about past logs I at least need the dir structure so programs can write to their logs. For example I went to start apache and it failed ...
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Cron job to restart Apache

Ubuntu Server 12.04. I use: sudo crontab -e * * * * * root /etc/init.d/apache2 restart > /dev/null 2>&1 sudo restart cron And it doesnt work. How to fix it? So many docs in google,I need ...
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How to set permissions for shared folders

I could use some help setting permissions for a series of shared folders. Say I have the following three folders: /xfer/joe /xfer/bob /xfer/sam Joe should be able to read, write and delete files ...
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how to efficiently enable/disable GUI in ubuntu server 12.04?

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and I intend to use some graphical tools to administrate the server. That's why in installed ubuntu-desktop. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and enable it with ...
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How to determine if installing updates will require a reboot?

I have some Ubuntu Server machines which I'd like to keep up-to-date, but not always if it requires a reboot. Is there a way to tell if pending package updates require a reboot BEFORE installing the ...
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Timestamp appears to be wrong on some log files

When I use scp to remotely check my server logs, the "last changed" timestamp on some files appears to be set in the future. I've double checked the local time and timezone settings on both my server ...
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How to shutdown a server that's configured to use XRDP for Remote Desktop [Ubuntu 10.14]?

I've configured a server to use XRDP as my remote client, instead of VNC. My problem lies in the fact that I can not remotely shutdown or restart my server from within XRDP. Choosing the shutdown or ...
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Share Ubuntu between two computers and explore ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 using the full hard disk in my laptop and a WUBI Ubuntu 12.04 using 30 GB in my desktop. Now I want to explore the networking features of Ubuntu. Like telnet and ssh. CLI etc etc ...
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Can't get the desired speed from the Main Server

I usually got 40-50 KB/s speed for downloading updates from Ubuntu Main Server. But for a while now, I'm not getting the desired speed. It's now came down to 4-5 KB/s. But when I switched to Server ...
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How can I find out how nginx was “./configure”d for Ubuntu?

nginx is my web server of choice. It doesn't provide loadable module support as of yest, therefore everything has to be compiled and linked into the final binary. How can I find out which ...
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Have set up a file server. How to make it accessible from anywhere? [duplicate]

I have installed xubuntu and made it a file server in my college using this guide. How to build your own file server Okay I am pretty new to these things, but I want to know a few things? 1) I ...
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Can I uninstall UFW completely?

I need to configure iptables manually and save and restore the rules using iptables-persistent package. so I don't want ufw anymore. I can simply disable it. but many chains are exists in iptables ...
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apt-get error: “Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com' ”

root@server1:~# apt-get update Err http://archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release.gpg Temporary failure resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com' 0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com] I can't get it work, any ...
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virtual directory to ubuntu on windows?

Is it possible to create a virtual directory in windows that links to a directory on an Ubuntu 12.10 server? If so, how? I'd like to do it this way because it slows me down to constantly save & ...
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Create local repo for some applications [duplicate]

i have try to search over the internet but got nothing this is my situation, i have more than 30 vps running ubuntu server 12.04 i need to install openssh, webserver (apache + php) & database ...
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kvm error in syslog says cpu0 unhandled rdmsr

I have a server that hosts about 20 KVM guest machines. It's syslog is, at times, flooded with messages like these: 00:17:36 vhost-server kernel: [ 157.835078] kvm: 3138: cpu0 unhandled rdmsr: ...
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Forward [open] Ports 7777; 2106

Hi i am new to Ubuntu (12.10) x64 Trying to forward ports for gameserver on my pc (Lineage II) Ports are opened in UFW Ports are opened in my Router Even if i disable UFW others still cant login to ...
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Samba only works if logged in over ssh

I have a headless ubuntu server running samba. I have a windows 7 laptop, windows 8 desktop, a lubuntu desktop running xbmc, and a samsung note2 running android. Whenever any of these computers has a ...
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Need help troubleshooting Apache inside VM

I'm hitting a wall troubleshooting this. I feel the problem is either due to my lack of networking skills, or a basic knowledge of configuring Apache. I'm hoping I can shed some light on my setup by ...
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Ubuntu Server Specs for a multi purpose server

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask but anyway! If you're willing to purchase a Dell server (let's say the Dell PowerEdge T420 since it's an Ubuntu Certified Server) and want to use it as ...
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Install same packages from one server on another

I have a legacy Ubuntu Server 12.04 (i386) and a new Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (AMD64) How do I use the same list of packages from the legacy server on the AMD64 server? I tried this: dpkg ...
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VNC Server not asking for user-auth

I have setup my VNC Server on Ubuntu 12.04 following this guide. It all works fine, but what I would like it to do is upon connection prompt the user VNCing to login. At the moment I am auto-logged on ...
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How to automount usb external hardisks in ubuntu server 12.04?

How can I automount USB HDs ? I installed usbmount but seems not working. Here below a few details: sudo fdisk -lu: Disk /dev/sda: 20.4 GB, 20416757760 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2482 ...
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Can anyone point me to a guide for installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on to a USB Thumb Drive?

I am currently looking to change my home NAS from FreeNAS to Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I have had a look but all the guides I can find are about making a live USB not a USB with the Full install on it. ...
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How to trace the IP of a hacker who always steals the Mac address of my computer? [closed]

I am using the edu net in my university. However it often occures that someone always steal the Mac adress of my computer to cheat the server so that he can use the network service without paying for ...
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Ubuntu server 12.10 dhcp configuration

When installing Ubuntu server12.10 I am not connected to internet and while installing I chose manually configure network. Now i need my server to be connected to internet. please help me..... Thanks ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots into black blank screen

I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 about 2 weeks ago. It had been working well and running 24/7 until I accidentally restarted it yesterday. Shouldn't have been a problem, yet now it just sits at a black ...
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setup media server on Ubuntu VPS

I have get a VPS running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to setup a media server on the VPS, as I plan to use the VPS to download videos, and streaming the video through internet. I wonder what should I do to ...
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How to get HAVP(HTTP Anti Virus Proxy) working?

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server with HAVP(HTTP Anti Virus Proxy) with ClamAV and AVG. My dhcp server is a OpenBSD 5.2 router. If I connect manually to my Ubuntu server its works great, but when I'm ...
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Port 3306 appears to be closed on my Ubuntu server

I have two VPS servers, and both have MySQL installed, one for testing and one for development. One of my servers won't let me connect from outside. With the user; 'mytestuser'@'%' According ...
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How to compile php in after installing php, apache and mysql severs?

I have installed all the necessary servers to work with php in Ubuntu.. But i don't know how to compile php in Linux. My hostname is "blackparrot" my user name is "red" Pls tell or show me a way to ...
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Strange behavior with ssh on Ubuntu 12.04 server

Recently I installed Ubuntu server 12.04 on my computer at home with ssh support. I'm using WiFi instead of cable connection for this server. Everything works fine except the fact that for some ...
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Ubuntu Server - How to connect to wireless WPA2 personal network?

Connecting to the wireless is relatively simple. After some struggle, you have wifi in your installer. You can install Ubuntu Server and everything is alright. You are ready to boot your new system. ...
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Can't mount large external large disk(3TB) on ubuntu server 12.10

When I connect with e-sata or usb for external disk, the display shows the following message: [534.032718] ata3: exception Emask 0x10 ASct 0x0 Serr 0x5840000 action 0xe frozen [534.033063] ata3: ...
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Ubuntu Server Roaming Profile for XP pro

I'am new to ubuntu or linux server OS. What I want to accomplish is to have an Ubuntu 12 Server running for my workplace. We currently have atleast ten employees and I want them to have their own ...
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How to fix networking after installing a new CPU/Motherboard?

Upgraded from an AthlonII to an FX-8350. This meant new motherboard/integrated LAN. I can't figure out how to configure the new setup to connect to my network. Any help appreciated. Also, as i ...
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Lenovo ThinkServer Ubuntu 12 Server Install: Partition Issues

During the Ubuntu 12 install, I get the a screen that says "ATA RAID Device Detected" and asks if I want to enable it. Having used Lenovo Easy Setup to configure the raid (1 array with 2 1tb drives) I ...
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How to fix 500 Internal Server Error using AuthConf in HTTPD?

This is a new installation. I used sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-auth-mysql phpmyadmin If i put the following code in my httpd config file I get a 500 Internal Server Error. Any idea why I"m ...
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Local hostname resolution with local Ubuntu DNS server fails

So I will start with the fact I wasted the whole day trying to figure that out with no results... I have a small local network behind a NAT router. It goes like this: ISP->NAT Router (contains a ...
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aptitude upgrade linux 3.2.0-39 problem

since yesterday I am trying to upgrade my system to the latest version. I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS. The strangest thing happens when I try to upgrade my system. Here is the output of ...
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10.04 -> 12.04 Upgrade . Server. do-release-upgrade fail. What sources to change

I am current trying to upgrade a ubuntu server via ssh. I am stuck since i can not perform a do-release-upgrade. It tries maverick instead of trying 12.04 Essentially I think he is failing because ...
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Show files being accessed most in a short time period

So I've got a server that's struggling under the weight of several Wordpress installs. Things are relatively well cached (I am planning to improve things anyway) but I can quickly see that disk IO is ...
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trying to use sshfs on ubuntu

i'm trying to use sshfs on ubuntu. i have root access on the server i'm trying to connect to. but everytime i try to connect using my ubuntu laptop, the message i get is the following: ...
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Server at home with static public IP

Hi I have a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 Server. I have checked the IFConfig it seems all the entries are correct except the nameservers do not seem to get resolved. As such when I run ...
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Cannot get correct privileges using Samba on NFS mounted partition

I have read/scanned for Samba/NFS problems and answers on the forum, which were quite interesting, many thanks for those :) Setting up NFS can be quite a pain in the ... but getting a warning before ...