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Migrate from wamp to lamp

I'm well experienced with WAMP, now it's time for LAMP. I have very little knowledge with linux, just finished setting up the OS. My questions are, basically: is there any difference between ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 usb wifi modem (D-Link DWA-137). Can't set it up

So I have ubuntu 10.04.4 server. I tried two weeks to install zoneminder and configure it with cheap video card. Somehow i managed it last week, but the problem is that I used ethernet. Now I need to ...
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How can I change the date of 12h to 24h?

How can I change the date of 12h to 24h of my ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS? My current locale: $ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="en_GB.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_GB:en" Using $ sudo date nnddhhmmyyyy.ss?
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invoke a script on fail of a bash script

I want to run a script that create and host a website with apache server. if anything went wrong I have to rollback all the changes I made, like delete the created folder etc. I know set -e exits ...
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Ubuntu file sharing server (with samba) using external hard drive

I'm trying to configure a file sharing server using Ubuntu server (with samba). I want the shared files to be saved on an external hard drive (2TB) because the space on the desktop's (which is a new ...
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The 6th hard drive is smaller than the actual size in Ubuntu Server 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Server: I have installed 6x2TB drive on a DELL server. Only the first 5 are recognized as 2TB. the last one only shows 100G. The problem is not a hardware problem. Since when using ...
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Permission problem with files created by Deluge when one fstab entry was removed

Recently my second hard disk, sdb1, broke on my Ubuntu server, it was mounted as multimedia in /home/user/multimedia and Deluge is downloading my torrents to this directory. When sdb1 disk died, I ...
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how to install and configure Glassfish 4

How do I install Glassfish 4.x and run it on port 80? While it's easy enough to download Glassfish and unzip it, should it go in a particular directory? Which user should start and stop the server? ...
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FILTERUPDATES not working in AIDE

I have edited /etc/default/aide and used the following setting: FILTERUPDATES=yes However, after unattended-upgrades updated the following packages: libapache2-mod-php5 php5 php5-cli php5-common ...
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Cannot create file in /var/www/html

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04, and I have an apache2 server set up to host some php files on localhost that are stored in /var/www/html. When I try to execute the following code in one of my php ...
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cannot ping FQDN from outside LAN (Glassfish)

Current situation I have a LAN network with pc1 and pc2 Glassfish is installed on pc1 pc2 can browse to the ip address of pc1 I've set up a Fully Qualified Doman Name (FQDN) through noip.com The ...
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lxc-create hangs and finally fails

I was trying to place some juju charms on linux containers and the containers failed to start. To debug the issue I sshed into the node where this happened and tried creating an LXC container manually ...
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unable to access to localhost remotely with ubuntu 14.04

I have an old PC that I have set up as a server. I've installed webmin and Plex Media and ssh server. The problem is that I could easily connect to these services in Windows 7 using firefox by just ...
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Server slow after Nginx errors and restarting PHP

I have a server with Intel Xeon 2xE5520 2.27GHz, 48 GB Ram, 2x146 GB 15K HDD (Raid) OS Ubuntu 14.04.01, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.5.9, MySQL. Webmin. My website is video portal. Traffic is approximately ...
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Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path

Im trying to boot ubuntu 14.10-server-i386 in a pendrive. But im getting this error when boot from pendrive. Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path What does it mean? How to ...
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14.04 server update without upgradeing to 14.10

I have a server running ubuntu 14.04 trusty. When i ran a sudo apt-get upgrade today it reported that it will keep back linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-headers-server linux-image-generic ...
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Installing new network driver ubuntu server 14.10

Ok first of all I was trying to connect my server to my router and set up my apache2 server so my server could be viewable online. But in my attempts to connect, I found that I have no eth0 ...
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Unable to connect to server on internal network

I have an Ubuntu server hosting a web server and various other things. If I were to ping 192.168.1.5 from my laptop the connection just takes a while and times out. If I'm sitting right next to the ...
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Getting error with dpkg

I recently upgrade my 14.04 server to 14.10 and I got this error message during the upgrade: Setting up sysv-rc (2.88dsf-41ubuntu18) ... info: Reordering boot system, log to ...
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How do I stop default localhost virtualhost from directing to named virtual host?

So a little background info first: using PhpStorm IDE (actually not important but just relaying info) using Vagrant running an Ubuntu 14.04 box (use of Vagrant also not important) have main ...
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Displaying command progress in SSH terminal

I'm currently upgrading my Ubuntu server from 14.04 to 14.10, and I'm curious about something. If my SSH session gets disconnected during either this or any other long-running command, reopening the ...
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No internet on Ubuntu Server 14.04 or 12.04

I am relatively new at Ubuntu, and am trying to install Ubuntu Server on a commercial network at an academic institution. When installing Ubuntu Desktop, I can automatically pull an IP address and ...
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User stopped being sudoer after release upgrade

I've upgraded one of web server, that was running Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 (No downtime since it's creation, though serving 10-40k requests/daily). sudo apt-get install update-manager-core ...
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SSL on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I cant figure out how to activate ssl on apache2 in ubuntu server 14.04 `? on my ubuntu server i have installed lamp owncloud i havent made any configuration on the lamp server yet. only isntalled ...
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I can't upgrade kernel on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

today I made a mistake and now I don't know how can I fix it. I updated the kernel using dist-upgrade and I installed Linux 3.13.0-39-generic on my server. I had Linux 3.13.0-37-generic. The thing ...
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Can not start the Virtual Machine No KVM Installed

Ok so my Server Crashed Y'day. So I bought a another WS and plug in the HDD's. Booted up did very little changes and everything was working fine EXCEPT!!! the Virtual Machines inside VMM and the VM ...
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Ubuntu Terminal server for Windows clients

We plan to provide internet access for production users in a secure way with a terminal server. I need suggestions on how to create a Ubuntu terminal server for minimal application us like Firefox ...
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Can I (safely) explore linux server using oracle VM

I am a computer science student and know how to use terminal commands etc. in the Linux OS. I am currently trying to learn how to use Linux Server and in order to save me having to install two OSs ...
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Grid Computing with old PCs

I got almost 12 old PCs (P4 and similar) and i'd like to use them as if I had 1 single PC in order to use the computing power to compile and the harddrive as in a big nas. I gave a loot to ubuntu ...
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Where is “session sufficient pam_lsass.so” and the “/usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf”

I am new in Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I am setting up a Samba File Server and join it to our domain. I configured some of the configuration, but in the step 6 of this guide, I was unable to ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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ACL permission defaults are not applying to new files

I am trying to set up ACL's so that all new sub-directories and files withing a directory automatically inherit it's parents permissions. From what I understand I could achieve this by setting the ...
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Automatically run Pelican on system boot

I'm running Pelican on my server to generate static html pages for my website. I can log in to my server via SSH, navigate to the directory where the my site files are stored (source in markdown) ...
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samba upgrade on ubuntu

good day , my name is saleem ali from trinidad and tobago . i would like some assistance - i have a server running samba along with squid but i would like to create a new server to run samba alone the ...
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Entering an encrytion phrase through a serial port connection

I am building an Ubuntu 14.04 stand alone server, text install. I have rerouted the console through serial port /dev/ttyS0. During boot I am getting the full boot up display through the serial port. ...
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Which IP addresses do I enter in /etc/network/interfaces?

I am trying to setup a webserver with Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I am struggling with the /etc/network/interfaces file. This is my setup. Router IP 192.168.1.254 Externel static IP 212.195.**.*5 (Blanked ...
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ubuntu server: network precedence (wired before wifi)

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and have both "auto wlan0" and "auto p4p1" in my /etc/network/interfaces file as I have both a wifi card and a network port (described here). I want the computer to ...
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UFW is blocking all even when I set rules to allow

I am using an ubuntu server, Now I am trying to enable the firewall using these commands: ufw default deny incoming ufw default allow outgoing ufw allow ssh ufw allow www ufw allow https ufw enable ...
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Fresh Server 14.04 install: “Unable to locate package (xyz)” for everything; How do I edit sources.list?

I can't install anything with apt-get on my fresh 14.04 Server installation. I get Unable to locate package [xyz] for everything I try. sudo apt-get update does nothing. This page implies that I need ...
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I disabled root access on my server, but now I cant FTP files to /var/www/, any solutions?

Following a tutorial for Linode to host a server securely, I disabled root user. I have regular user, and I can always type in sudo if I want to make changes. The problem exists when I try to FTP ...
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Teamviewer not working (no connection)

I installed teamviewer on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I downloaded from the Teamviewer homepage the 32-bit version and run: sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb I usually use this machine directly (not ...
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add repositories to ubuntu server 14.04

NB: I'm a (nearly) comlete newb. I just booted 1st time into Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS (no GUI), enabled UFW, went to update with sudo apt-get update and the results showed this: Ign ...
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ubuntu server: wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on my computer that has both a wired network port and a wifi card. I would like for the server to use the wired network if is not available, and use wifi when it ...
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Issue with www-data user and /home/user/www permissions

I have an issue with the use of /home as www folder. Actually I'm using userdir mod on ubuntu 14.04 and apache2.4 in order to have all my websites in home folder. Everything was working so far. But I ...
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Will apache2 restart automatically if it's processes die on the server?

Will apache2 restart automatically if it's processes die on the server? As I understand it, apache2 starts by using SysV with links in /etc/rc?.d/. I can see them using this command: ls -l ...
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email - Postfix name issue with using $header “name <email>”

I've set up Postfix on my Ubuntu+Nginx machine to send mail and I'm running in to one issue. The issue is that the from name is www-data with the email ...
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Cannot access the eCampus website of my university [closed]

I'm trying to access my university's ecampus website(using Mozilla Firefox) and I cannot access it(the page remains blank). The link is the following: http://ecampus.ucn.dk --I can access the page ...
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Installing Server components from Ubuntu Server 12.04.8 CD on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on my system[PC] . Now i want to install Server components like LAMP Server. Is it possible? Because , I'm facing some problem with my Internet connection.
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How to view mail through a client?

I just finished installing the postfix mail server and I was wondering how I can view my mail through a client rather than through command line? What clients exist for this and which are considered ...
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LTSP Client Boot Issue - Ubuntu 12.04 VMware

Today I've been trying to get a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 LTSP server and client setup running in VMWare Fusion by following this guide. ...