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Can't get anything to install, dependency errors

I'm extremely new to Linux/command line stuff, so please forgive my ignorance. Every time I try to install anything using sudo apt-get install ... I get dependency errors. I'm trying to get OpenSSH ...
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How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
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Create multiple aliases for localhost addresses on different ports

I have some webapps running on my localhost that I can access by my web browser at different ports. For example I have an IPython notebook server running on port 8888 (I can access it at http://...
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How do I get the last file (based on date) in a directory? [closed]

I am connecting to a remote CentOS server and I need to get the date of the most recent file in a specific directory using PHP I have the bellow command that will give me a complete list of files: ...
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Can't print PDFs from windows 7 to ubuntu 14.04 print server

So I recently setup a headless print/media server using Ubuntu 14.04 on my home network. I can't seem to get PDFs to print using one of my Win 7 laptops. I've tried printing them from the web, and ...
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How do I setup services to start when Gitlab is ready?

I have a few Upstart services that I would like to have started once Gitlab is started and ready to serve repositories. There is a gitlab-runsvdir Upstart service (came with the gitlab package) that ...
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Turning Ubuntu Server into a Typewriter

I'm attempting to set up a partition on my laptop that, when I boot into it, functions like a typewriter - straight into vim with no other functionality. I have a partition with ubuntu server ...
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Using a samba file server, When using a 3tb drive, Why do clients only see 68.2gb on the newtork location?

I am using ubuntu 14.10 server 32bit terminal (no GUI). I am using this as a SOHO file server with only 1-3 users. I have set everything up properly and everything seems to work just fine. I am using ...
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Ubuntu OpenStack Installation requirement - single disk and seven machines?

I just started configuring Openstack with Ubuntu as per link Installing Ubuntu OpenStack requires at least seven machines with two disks, two of which have two network interfaces (NICs). Install ...
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Lubuntu14.10 file server not playing video files

i started off with Lubuntu 13.XX. initially setup the box as a torrent/file server box. for whatever reason, i needed to make changes, and moved to 14.04 but still using the same hardware in the ...
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Replace '0ubuntu1~12.04' packages with '16ubuntu6'

I recently upgraded my server from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.10. I had installed GCC 4.9 (4.9.2 apparently) before the upgrade and today I wanted to install gcc-4.9-multilib, but apt-get gave me: gcc-4.9-...
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Why is my USB Ethernet Card not working in Ubuntu 14.04 Server?

I've got a laptop which I'm trying to set up as a server (a rebadged Uniwill 223ii0), but it has an ethernet port which is dodgy (sometimes works, sometimes doesn't). I bought a £20 usb ethernet card ...
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how to generate welcome screen

when I login to my server, I see a nice little welcome screen that tells me everything I want to know about how things are going. Memory use, updates if any, logged in users, sytem load, etc... ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, a lot of problems with `JACK` and `qjackctl`

i tried all i could look up on the net to come up with nothing that fixed it here are the things i am seeing and what i am tring to do is used my guitar via usb to a guitar program and i get CANNOT ...
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Cannot login into new install of OpenLDAP

In Oracle VM Virtualbox I installed a fresh new copy of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 64 bit version, with OpenSSH installed as well. Steps I done: sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils nano /etc/ldap/ldap....
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14.04 server glib critcal: source id x

Console keeps giving me this error glib critcal: source id x was not found when attempting to remove it I don't know why it gives me this. If someone could give me some log to give ill post it? ...
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Laravel and apache2: 403 forbidden

I am trying to deploy my Laravel app in apache2 locally, however when trying to browse to http://myapp.localhost.com/ I am getting the following error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /...
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ubuntu 14.04 server memory problems

I'm getting this weird memory problem that causes massive slow down on any programs but doesnt want to go away till reboot. so when i do htop the memory usage shows half my ram is used but if i do ...
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How do I run this script?

I'm trying to install the BadgeKit API and I need to run this: #!/usr/bin/env node var assert = require('assert'); var fs = require('fs'); var path = require('path'); var util = require('util'); var ...
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Can't find whoopsie process

I have tried several find commands to find whoopsie but I can't find the process to disable it. I know it's not already disabled because when I do locate whoopsie I get: /usr/share/apport/whoopsie-...
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Setting up subdomains for ubuntu server 14.04?

I have spent the past 5 or so days googling and asking on various IRC channels, but I can't seem to find an answer. Before I ask the question, I'll give what information I think is relevant, since I'm ...
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I am unable to mount my previous btrfs RAID 1 home directory on reinstall of Ubuntu server 14.04 (was using 14.10)

Update 2 I mounted as degraded to /home and something interesting happened: jake@DAVYJONES:~$ sudo mount -o degraded /dev/sdb1 /home jake@DAVYJONES:~$ sudo btrfs fi show Label: Home uuid: 3673d0b0-...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 doesn't boot, desktop does

After exhausting my test install of esxi 5.5 I am trying to move to Ubuntu Server on my Dell Precision Workstation 690. The system loads and runs a 14.04 desktop but when trying to install the 14.04 ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wont connect to ethernet - trying manual question

I'm very new to linux - I'm on my chromebook now trying to look up answers. So I can't connect my linux run pc to my Ethernet (I know it's working as my chromebook can connect to it) so I'm now ...
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Ubuntu Server high processor and memory usage

A friend of mine is having issues with his Ubuntu server. He is wondering about the high processor usage. I don't know about the memory though. Plus, he's using Plesk. When I checked his Control Panel,...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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assign driver with wpa_supplicant

Ubuntu server. I have a AR93xx wireless network adapter. I'm trying to use wpa_supplicant to connect to my home network. I run this: sudo wpa_supplicant -D ath9k -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa.conf The device ...
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How to fix dpkg error (1)

To be honest i'm not using Ubuntu but Debian (7.8), but as the commands are almost alike and this doesn't seem like an OS related problem to me, I figured I'd ask it on this glorious forum. I'm ...
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Install Ubuntu Server via SSH

I registered for a domain and a online hosting on GoDaddy.com. I only have access to it via their website and SSH. Is there any way to install Ubuntu server on this so that I log into Ubuntu via SSH ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server No Internet from ethernet connection at work

I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 I am using an ethernet connection that connects to my company's intranet. All the other computers I work with are connected to an AD domain and the Ubuntu server is ...
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Making my server virtual - what happens to my LVMs?

I have a physical server with about 10TB in two different LVMs and VGs. I'm going to be installing a bare-metal hypervisor on the hardware now, which means I'll have to rebuild my Ubuntu server. I set ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Native Windows Installation

Is it possible to install Ubuntu 14.04 Server Edition as a native windows application like the desktop edition (using wubi)? Please guide, as I'm going to use server edition for the first time. ...
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Difference between update servers

If you go into the "Software & Updates" in "System Settings", it gives you the option for the "Main Server" or "Server for your country" ("your country" replaced by the name of your country), what ...
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fstrim not supported on USB flashdrive?

Not sure this has already been properly sorted (but I am a noob) New install of 14.04 server installed on a brand new SanDisk 16Gb USB stick mounted on the internal USB connector of a HP Proliant ...
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How to Install/Configure/Manage Server/ProxyServer for my small office to control everything ?? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am totally newbie to Servers. I'm running a small web based office with having 25 employees. It's been 3 months & i'm watching that my team is sucking up all my internet data in downloading,...
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Why isn't my apache authentication working?

I am trying to set up apache2 authentication for a given website which can be found locally on my webserver. When I try to open up the website it states Internal Server Error 500. Then I put the ...
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Looking for VINO on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I'm very new so excuse me for this question. I've installed ubuntu 14.04 on a machine to play with linux and try to include it in my netword (sounds like a good idea to me). Then I'd like first to ...
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Network Issues ubuntu server

I have a question in regards to network connectivity. I have a mac mini that is running ubuntu server 14.04 and I'm have difficulty not only using apt-get to update and download but for some reason ...
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Does there exist a way within the context of MAAS to specify which disk shows up as sda when provisioning nodes with multiple disks?

I am looking for a method by which I can specify the disk elected to be sda on enlisted MAAS nodes with multiple disks when they undergo commissioning, OR a method to specify which disk of those found ...
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Troubles with “Connect to Server” option

I am using Ubuntu 14.04; the "connect to server" option has changed in the last few years from something like this to something like this Since I don't really know anything about servers or ...
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Take a file from Windows to Linux via tftp

I have created a TFTP server on Windows and I want to take a file with my Linux. But actually when I put a command like this: get c:\test\test.txt I activate my trace and I have: Packet Tracing on....
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback (...
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How to redirect URL:PORT traffic to multiple external IP:Port?

Currently, I'm using iptables to redirect incoming requests for "website.com:27015" to "xx.xx.xx.xx:27015". Problem is, since iptables redirects via the port 27015, I can only redirect to one single ...
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Why won't my BIND / Apache configuration work?

I am trying to set up a BIND configuration with an Apache webserver. What I am trying to achieve is to by using the URL www.exampler.net access the content that can be found on my Apache webserver's /...
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Ubuntu server 12.04.5 Package php5-mcrypt is not available

I'm on Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 I'm trying to install php5-mcrypt. I'm getting this error. ~$ sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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SSH error when using putty to access MaaS nodes

Essentially I can not log into the nodes provisioned with MaaS via putty or teraterm without first providing an RSA key from the MaaS server. Juju works just fine as it resides on the host server... ...
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Connecting to IP#1 automatically redirects to IP#2

I have setup Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a independent server, with its internal IP 10.10.10.9. This is supposed to be a closed(as in, should only be accessible by other 10.10.10.X IPs only), and works ...
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Trying to setup a mail server on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up a mail server but get the following errors whilst trying to connect with thunderbird: Jan 7 03:11:59 Ubuntu-1404-trusty-64-minimal postfix/smtpd[6752]: lost connection after ...
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File ownership changes on save for “some” files

On my server, I have two accounts; one for me and one for my wife. We both share the same group as our primary group. For simple text files, when I own the file and she edits and saves that file, ...
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Synergy Keyboard and Mouse: Client or Server?

I'm doing a fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install on a Lenovo ThinkServer. This is going to be on the same worksurface as a HP Win 7 Laptop with 8GB RAM (on a dock) with the laptop screen, an attached screen, ...