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Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox don't let me install anything

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12 in a virtual machine in VirtualBox, but apt-get didn't let me install anything, when i tried apt-get install git i got Failed to fetch errors, Failed to fetch ...
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Backup Ubuntu + Apache + Postfix (no bash)

My company has 10 laptops and a server with Ubuntu onboard. There are also Apache and Postfix on it. I'm totally new to Ubuntu (I have never used it and I believe I have no need to try it). But for ...
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Migrating 2-disk raid0 installation to single drive

I currently have Ubuntu Server 13.10 (upgraded from 12.10) installed on an old Dell PC at home. When I set it up, I tossed in 2 1TB drives, and set up raid0 to simplify using all their space. I know ...
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Why is the joydev module enabled on Ubuntu Server?

I'm studying for my LPIC level 1 exam and was looking into modules in Ubuntu Server. I noticed that the "joydev" module was enabled on my server and upon running modinfo, realised it is a module to ...
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Can “ubuntu-12.04.3-server-amd64” be installed on a work station with Intel Xeon CPU?

everyone!I want to install 64-bit ubuntu on our work station, but the downloaded iso file have an extension of "AMD64", and our work station has a CPU of "intel Xeon(E5540 2.53GHz*4)". Can I install ...
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Install Glassfish 4 on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance

I have a EC2 instance on AWS running Ubuntu 13.10 and I need to install Glassfish 4 on it. I have found several tutorials on how to install Glassfish 3.x on it, including this one and I tried to just ...
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hpacucli on HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 with Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bits

I'm trying to get working the HP Smart Array utility "hpacucli" on a ProLiant DL320e Gen8 server since it's officially certified. The program is installed successfully (I followed this guide) but ...
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Script that delete files after 5 days

Is it possible to make a script that will delete files in a specific folder, after five days without deleting the folder(s). I am using Ubuntu server 12 without gui interface.
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problem with wget in vps

i install ubuntu-server 12.4 on my vps. i want to install virtualmin. when i trying to download [virtualmin]install.sh with wget, i saw this: :/tmp# wget ...
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Are there any security problems to running an http server using Python's built in module?

I have a presentation to make to a few people. It's interactive with python CGI scripts. Are there any security problems with using python3 -m http.server --cgi 8000? Each person will be using their ...
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Yum install fails on Ubuntu EC2 instance

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 on an AWS EC2 instance. This is my first time with an EC2 so it's all new to me. I'm also not the most experienced Linux guy either, so I apologize if this is a stupid ...
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How to add second adapter to guest OS in VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop as host and Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server as guest. On guest OS VirtualBox setting I have setup 3 adapter, the first is connected to NAT, the 2nd to Host-Only, and the 3rd to ...
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Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu Server 12.04 Not Working

I know this has been asked a thousand times, and I have went through just about every solution, and I still can not get this to work. I'm trying to be able to get to example.com both internally and ...
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Trouble saving iptables

I am having some issues with removing an iptable entry I have entered. I added -A PREROUTING -d 95.211.213.149/32 -i venet0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 443 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 1194 To experiment ...
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How can I run gcp without an X server?

I installed gcp because I often copy large directories from one place to another and I want to see a progress bar to know how long it will take, but this is running on a minimal server so I don't have ...
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Auto-Starting Seafile Server 12.04 (Server Edition)

I'm having trouble getting Seafile to auto-start upon boot-up. here's what I've done so far: Created ~/lovette/seafile-control-script.sh #! /bin/sh # /etc/init.d/seafile # # Start/Stop/Restart ...
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server install from iso using apt-cacher server

I have a server running apt-cacher. Is there any way to specify it as an apt source while doing a Ubuntu server install from iso? I'm currently doing a minimum install and then modifying ...
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SSH - How to force execution of a script ( /etc/sshrc , ForceCommand, .. ? ) on login but still allow execution of the client's ~/.ssh/rc?

As far as i know upon SSH login the following files are executed [SERVER] /etc/environment [Client] ~/.ssh/environment -> can be locally overriden by "SSH_ENV" environment variable -> will ...
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How do I install LibreOffice on 10.04 Server?

I follow @Seth's answer to install LibreOffice4 on the server. How do I install LibreOffice 4? I run dpkg -i *.deb without any error (as root). Then I didn't see any desktop-integration folder. Then ...
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Second network interface fails to start: pre-start killed by TERM

Running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS on our VMWare cluster. After adding a second nic I face the following problems. When booting not both interfaces are coming up only one of them and the weird thing ...
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How to connect Win-7 with Samba to server

I have setup a work server using Ubuntu 12.04 and am trying to get my Win-7 PC to connect to the new domain. I have created multiple users in LDAP and assigned them to the groups "domainadmins" and ...
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rc.local is not executed on tartup in Ubuntu Server 13.04

I'm trying to add some iptables rules on startup for my VPN service in rc.local. my rc.local file is: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # ...
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How can i know whether the LUKS is using passphrase or key file for authentication purpose?

Lets an example, i have a Linux partition /dev/sda6 and already encryption been enabled with DM-crypt (cryptsetup) tool. As i know dm-crypt can have two way of authentication like with key file or ...
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How can I use pygi Webkit on a headless server install?

I have a set of scripts that works on my laptop that works fine as long as I'm booted in to an X session, but if I'm running on a headless server install I get loads of critical fails from Gtk. I'm ...
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No access to phpmyadmin

I can't access phpmyadmin. I get this classic forbidden error: You don't have permission to access /phpmyadmin on this server. I installed phpmyadmin via apt-get. I choosed apache2 in the installation ...
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Ubuntu FTP script to take backup and upload in my FTP server

Hie all I am trying to backup of my application directory, database backup and then sending it to my ftp server at hetzner by using the following script and i get few errors my server details: ...
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How do I make raid with 2 disks on Ubuntu server?

I have two 500 GB disks that I have installed on my ubuntu 12 system, One is my main file system, and the other I partioned as a RAID disk in the ubuntu installation. I would like to remount the ...
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Python CGI cannot execute in Ubuntu 13.10

Today I just updated my ubuntu from 12.04 to 13.10 . And then some thing happened really bad. I cannot execute Python CGI in ubuntu 13.10 apache 2.4 even through I already config everything in ...
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Software Installation [closed]

I want to install software on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine given below:- LAMP Server Skype From where I download and install these software by using terminal
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Why is scp failing with Permission Denied? [duplicate]

I would like to upload my website files to my server. I use : scp localPath username@ipAddress: server_path Is it correct? After enter the password, it shows Permission denied. why?
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`apt-get upgrade` stalls with zombie `dpkg` - what to do?

During an apt-get upgrade on a server, output stalled and in investigation I found a zombie dpkg process, but the apt-get process still alive. What is the best way to handle this? The dpkg log shows ...
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Open source stun turn server which can do hole punch is there similar packages?

Is there any open source stun/turn server which can do hole punch like numb for Ubuntu ? Numb is a STUN/TURN server. Description A STUN/TURN server is used for NAT traversal in VoIP. ...
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OpenStack Havana with Juju/MAAS : no Quantum API server listening for requests

I am using Juju with MAAS on a 12.04 in order to deploy OpenStack Havana. In order to do this I have successfully deployed the recommended charms with the openstack-origin set to ...
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error when starting conf Unable to connect to system bus:Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: no such file or directory [closed]

I've made a conf file that runs a nodejs server as a service 'test.conf' if I run this file with SUDO it works perfectly fine. I need to run this file without sudo because I made a 'post-receive' file ...
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What versions of Ubuntu Server include opensm?

I need to run an Infiniband subnet manager. I've used opensm in the past, I liked it. Does anyone know if Server 12.04 or 13.10 include a working opensm?
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VPS: Disaster recovery

I have a live vps running ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Precise Pangolin), and though I have all of our web application's databases backed up to the amazon s3, and all of our source code backed up on bitbucket ...
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Issue Connecting Wirelessly in Ubuntu Server 12.04

My mom just got a new computer and was going to throw her old one away since it's so old she won't get anything for it. So, I felt like giving myself a little project, and decided to make a server out ...
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Home server, desktop or server version?

I'm going to build myself an Ubuntu home server for file storage, video streaming, FTP, etc.. I'm not really that familiar with Ubuntu, or Linux for that matter and am wondering if I should install ...
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setup Gitlab CI

I have setup Gitlab in ubuntu server, it's working fine. I access Gitlab by url http://123.456.789.100 and Gitlab login details username:admin@local.host password:123456 Then I wanted to set ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 using Raid 1, Need a step by step guide [duplicate]

Lately, I am trying to build a server that uses Ubuntu Server 12.04.3(64bit) . I am facing problem while wanting to install under a software RAID(RAID 1). My Server spec are as below: Proccesor: ...
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Is there any way to get a MySQL database from a /var backup?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.10. After some time, I found that I didn't export all my MySQL databases. Some of them are missing. I still have a backup from my /var/ partition, but I ...
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How to configure a server

I have 8 computers, a switch and a modem. They all run windows 7 and connected to a windows 7 server. I replaced the clients with Ubuntu 12.04.3 and uninstalled the proxy from the windows 7 server and ...
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Ubuntu Server install via USB. No Install option, only Test Memory and Rescue

I have created a USB Install drive based on ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso using Universal USB Installer v1.9.4.8. When I boot from the USB drive after selecting my language, I do not get the option ...
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how to remove a service that not be enabled after reboot?

I want to remove unnecessary services in Ubuntu server 13.04 for hardening purpose. I don't know use which blow command for dedicate services: 1. inintct list 2. sysv-rc-conf list 3. ls /etc/init.d 4. ...
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configure dhcp server in Ubuntu 13.10 and other version?

salam (Hi) What is the difference between install / configure dhcp-server in Ubuntu 13.10 and other versions? I see a video about configure dhcp-server in Ubuntu 12 but I can't configure it in ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu Server to a recent version would update PHP too? This result in any problems?

I use Ubuntu Server 10.04 and PHP 5.3.2, if I upgrade the server to a more recent version, the PHP would update too? Would this process result in some problem in the settings of PHP, like previously ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have Ubuntu 11.10 server , I want to upgrade it to 12.04LTS but the update manager show that the new release is 12.04.03LTS, how can I get 12.04LTS ?
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Keyboard stop working after GRUB

My keyboard works fine in bios, it even works when I enter GRUB which unetbootin created. After I select Install, and I'm presented with language options for installation, keyboard stops working. ...
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Apache timeout, OK on localhost

I have been staring at this for 2 hours now and can't figure it out. My webserver was running fine until earlier today. But now it can't be accessed from the Internet. The server is apache2, but ...
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How to set Ubuntu cluster?

So I have 4 regular desktop pc's that I would like to cluster together. The simplest way would be to set OS on it and connect them via gigabit Ethernet cable together. But, since I only have a limited ...