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How can I disable the “No mail” notice on text-based login sessions?

I have had an Ubuntu Server (12.04.2) running for quite some time. It runs a variety of Server apps, including hosting my personal website. I was playing around with WooCommerce on WordPress the other ...
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MDADM - Degrading when copying files to share

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server which is configured with a 2 disk software 1 RAID (mdadm). The disks are 3TB and partitioned with a 1MB GPT partition and with the remaining assigned to the RAID. ...
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Ubuntu server routing table

i've a ubuntu server (13.04) with 3 NICs. This is my routing table: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface default vodafone.statio 0.0.0.0 UG ...
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As far as server versions where unity isn't a factor, what are the differences between 12.04 and 13.04?

I'm spinning up some new servers and I'm tempted to make the leap to 13.04 solely because I can install php5 without a PPA. It's not a big deal, it's just a thought. I've been using 12.04 for about a ...
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Ubuntu Server Install Old Version of Firefox

What is the best way to go back a version of Firefox on Ubuntu server. This is a server without a GUI so command line is the only thing that can be used. Also once you install that old version how do ...
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Running BaseX as an upstart job

I'm trying to configuring BaseX to run as a service on my server. The basexserver command has a flag -S whose functionality is listed as "start as service". If I run basexserver -S at the command ...
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unmet dependencies, linux-server depends: linux-headers-server, but boot is full

Hello I have an problem with unmet dependencies, but I cant fix it. $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might ...
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how to configure rsyslog to send file from specific program to specific location on remote server

I want to configure rsyslog on a centralised server so that all the logs of clients are stored at one place now the problem I'm having is I dont know how to implement rsyslog so that it creates logs ...
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Error During Apt-Mirror Unattended Install Of Ubuntu Server 12.04 Over Network Using PXE

I'm attempting to PXE boot and completely rebuild a new server with an "Ubuntu 12.04 Server" image over the network using apt-mirror but I get multiple errors mid-way through the installation. I am ...
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DNS_ERROR_BAD_PACKET During Join Ubuntu to Domain

When I'm trying to join Ubuntu client machine to domain server I'm getting this error: Error: DNS_ERROR_BAD_PACKET [code 0x0000251e] A bad packet was received from a DNS server. Potentially the ...
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GUI for Server Editions

I'm developing a Photo sharing app so that I can seamlessly upload to my photos to my Home Computer even when I'm too much far from my Home. For this purpose I'm planning to setup my own Home server ...
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custom logs in rsyslog

I have configured rsyslog to log message to a centralised server it's working fine and I'm getting logs in my server's /var/log directory with seperate directory for all the clients based upon their ...
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Ubuntu server version 12.04.2

I am having trouble installing the 32 bit version of Ubuntu server 12.04.2 on my 32 bit Microsoft Virtual PC player? I get to the point of installation where it says I have no disk drive detected and ...
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Making a Network Drive Faster To Access

I have mounted a 450 GB Logical Volume in Ubuntu and I am sharing it over the network using Samba. On my Mac, I am able to connect to the shared folder and mount the volume; however, it takes minutes ...
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apt-get don't let me install any package [duplicate]

Im using Ubuntu Server 12.04 i686 When I try to update/install any package, always appear an error like this dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libpam-winbind: libpam-winbind ...
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SSH connections rejected after UFW allow 22

I am trying to setup UFW on a 12.04 server. SSH works great with UFW off. Setting root@ugvps:~# ufw enable Firewall is active and enabled on system startup root@ugvps:~# ufw status Status: active ...
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Ubuntu server setup - No Internet access

I am having Internet problem with Ubuntu Server.I have installed Ubuntu server in my college server and internet connection type is DHCP. I am getting lights at the backside of the CPU where we ...
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How do we allow a certain mac address in a FORWARD chain through iptables?

I set the iptables rules in default. # IPTABLES IN DEFAULT iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT iptables -P OUTPUT ACCEPT iptables -P FORWARD DROP How will allow a certain mac address in a forward chain? I ...
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Notepad++ NppFTP alternative in linux

I know there are questions about notepad++ here but mine is a bit different. I am developing a website and with the NppFTP plugin in Notepad++ I am able to directly connect to the server that contains ...
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Learning the basics of Ubuntu networking

I am reading the book "Ubuntu-unleashed" and there is many topics on server, host, DHCP, Apache and I don't know those topics well. Where do I start to have the basic knowledge of networking in Ubuntu ...
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Do I need NetworkManager on Ubuntu Server?

I've seen several posts suggesting using nmcli, nm-tool and similarly named utilities for network related tasks. In my case, I was trying to see what DNS my Ubuntu server installation is trying to ...
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Is it just me or were people trying to hack my server?

Is this kind of hacking attempts normal for a regular non-important server? I just checked my auth.log today. Jul 1 15:02:22 webserver sshd[5094]: Did not receive identification string from ...
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SSH Connection problems

I'm having troubles with a simple SSH Connection at home. I installed openSSH on an Ubuntu Server. I generated the rsa and dsa but this ssh connection stops while expecting a MSG packaget that I ...
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Can't SSHing to Ubuntu via hostname and port other than 22

I'm trying to connect to Ubuntu via SSH from OS X, and I took the same step as explained in this page (https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/openssh-server.html). After setting it, I tried to ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L? [closed]

I own an HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L. What are step-by-step instructions to get it running Ubuntu Server 12.04 64-bit? It seems that for now some instructions at least partially outdated. Good ...
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Configure second network card/interface

i'm configuring one server (ubuntu 12.04 64bits, with kvm) with 2 card adapters. The first one (eth0) is configured to work with virtual bridge (vbr0) for the DMZ interface. Ho can i condigure the ...
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kworker blocking port 80 after update

After an update and reboot, my file server doesnt work as expected anymore - port 80 gets blocked right away by a process kworker, making it impossible for nginx to use it. :~# ps aux | grep kworker ...
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Error : Unable to correct problems , you have held broken packages [duplicate]

I am trying to install -y kvm libvirt-bin pm-utils in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version but I am getting the error E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. Please help me. I am ...
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where is more documentation about vino-server?

About vino-server, which pops up in my firewall, I found only little here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VNC/Servers#vino What is vino-server doing more else in VNC ? Is vino-server necessary, ...
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Cron job isn't working

I have an sh file called m.sh with the contents: echo "Cleaning memory" sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches echo "" free -m echo "" ps cax | grep java > /dev/null if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Access to the site without a port

My nginx listen on port 33333 listen 33333; in /etc/nginx/sites-available/ I have: server { listen 33333; server_name domain.com www.domain.com; My website work only If I run: ...
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After installing/removing Xen, can't use KVM

I'm evaluating different virtualization solutions. I decided to go with KVM over Xen. Unfortunately, now I can't create any KVM virtual machines via libvirt. jonathanfisher@blockparty ...
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Forward TCP Connections with Iptables

I receive connections to my server from several ip addresses I want to route these connections just like rinetd does but based on the ip the connection is coming from to connect to a specified host. ...
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Ubuntu VPS hangs constantly when unpacking anything! apt-get or dpkg hangs!

I have recently purchased a VPS, as we have decided to move from a GoDaddy shared hosting account, to something more powerful, and flexible. The server this is on is running OpenVZ from what I ...
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Making OpenStack Grizzly work on Ubuntu Raring (13.04) [closed]

Canonical says that they have "tightly integrated" OpenStack Grizzly into their Raring Ringtail release. Yet I fail to make this work at all, currently. So I got a fresh install of Raring Server on a ...
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Server /boot partition is filling up, Can i apt-get remove images inbetween the current and the latest?

I have a server which is running ubuntu with automatic security updates, /boot is now nearly full (93%). Below is the output of dpkg -l "linux-image*" ii linux-image-3.2.0-24-generic ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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SSH error: Permission denied, please try again

I am new to ubuntu. Hence please forgive me if the question is too simple. I have a ubuntu server setup using amazon ec2 instance. I need to connect my desktop (which is also a ubuntu machine) to the ...
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Log incoming requests

We have Tomcat running on Ubuntu server. It runs a web service, open to the internet. Sometimes it has sudden spike of traffic and goes down. There is nothing unusual in Tomcat access logs. I guess ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.04 update 404 errors

I am an ubuntu amateur trying to set up an ubuntu 11.04 server on a tower. I want to install things like ssh client/ server and gksudo on it but I get errors when trying to do so. I tried to update, ...
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How to completely remove broken GNOME/GDM installed on Ubuntu Server?

I have installed an Ubuntu Server. It obviously comes with no graphical interface. I tried to install one with: apt-get install xserver-xorg xfonts* gnome gdm Then I got an error message trying to ...
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How to FTP transfer files to /var/www?

I'm new to linux and I've set up a web server with Ubuntu Desktop edition so I can practice with the GUI a bit before transitioning to Ubuntu Server. I've already set up a LAMP stack as well as FTP. ...
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Unable to add nodes to MAAS Server running in VirtualBox

I have followed the tutorials here and here . My MAAS master server (running Ubuntu 12.04 server) is already set up in a VirtualBox VM. I have not installed DHCP on this server as I already have a ...
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Ubuntu Server and setting up two nic cards

I have ubuntu server on a computer with a wireless and hardwired nic card. The wireless needs to get the internet and pass it to the ubuntu server as well as pass it along to the hardwired nic card ...
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How to start, stop and restart rtorrent?

I just installed rtorrent on my Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTE machine via apt-get. How do I start | stop | restart the service?
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Routing example.com/page to example.com:[port]

I have a server with multiple services running, for example: subdomain.example.com:1234 subdomain.example.com:1235 subdomain.example.com/1236 Accessing these directly will take me to the web gui ...
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How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces?

I have an extra IP address available to my server, and so I need to assign it in the interfaces file. At the moment, I've got this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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MAAS. Adding nodes

Can anybody help me with MAAS installation? I installed it on 1 of my computers, configured DHCP server and now 3 PCs are in their own private network. I tried to add node via PXE image, but "Can not ...
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why ubuntu os is too slow [duplicate]

Specifications: samsung mini laptop model code NP-N100S-E01 N100S-E01 RAM= 4GB HARD DISC=320 GB PROCESSOR= INTEL ATOM PROCESSOR ATOM PROCESSOR N2100 I am installing Ubuntu 13.x OS ...
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How to install vnc server so I can have complete control on my Ubuntu Server?

I installed ubuntu server 12.04. I installed gnome desktop on that (GUI essential for my purpose). Now I want to control the server remotely. I tried following things and not very successful : ...