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MAAS DHCP Server Setup, PXE TO1 TFTP File Not Found

I am setting Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS Cluoud. I have setup the region and cluster controller. For some reason, MAAS was not running DHCP even though (1) maas-dhcp and maas-dns were installed, and (2) Added a ...
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Virtual filesystem acting as a clone+difference of a master filesystem

At my company about 10 devs share an ubuntu dev server. We have separate code directories, but due to our database size (about 50 GB), it isn't practical to clone the mysql database for each ...
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Setup my ssh server, can't connect remotely

I installed openssh-server. I am able to ssh into the server via my ehternet local network, I can ssh from the local host. I have set up port forwarding on my router. I have run 'sudo ufw allow ...
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How to know that my ubuntu upgrade process worked out perfectly!

I wanted to upgrade my Ubuntu 13.10 VPS to 14.04, but during the upgrade process I faced an issue in my command line and it seemed to me that the upgrade process didn't terminate normally. And I ...
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Why is Samba not adding a new user with “samba-tool”?

I'm trying to configure a Samba share on my Dell Poweredge 860 running server 14.04 LTS. Samba came uninstalled (when I chose it), so I just need to configure it. I'm trying to connect it to my ...
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Moved a VBox guest to a physical host; network is up, but OpenSSH is not. Why?

I've come a cross an issue I really don't understand. I wanted to install Ubuntu Server on a headless box I have. The desktop sits right next to it, and adding and removing disks are very easy, so I ...
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Is there a browser based front end for searching files on my server?

Searching on local clients over SMB is crazy slow and the users in the office will struggle with locate | grep. Is there a frontend I can run in the browser for my users to find files? I've had Sphinx ...
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Apache - create multiple aliases

I'm trying to setup two websites on my Apache server. One is www.domain.com and the other is test.domain.com. Currently, my 000-default.conf file reads as follows: <VirtualHost www:80> ...
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ssh pair key authentication problem

I have a problem with public and private key authentication. I do this steps and then, public-key based doesn't work. 1- generate a pair of private and public key (RSA) using the following command: ...
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Run Gparted over SSH

I am using a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and I started building a Samba server at home I am using Ubuntu-Server 14.04 for this machine. I use Webmin and SSH (depending on the job) to configure my ...
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Connect to FTP via Nautilus connect to server

I want to connect other ubuntu machines on my network. I use Nautilus FTP connection manager for it, but it ended up with connection refused by server error. I install vsftpd but it still shows some ...
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Transfer a ssh session between the same physical devices from one network to another

My server has 2 IP addresses via two networks. Due to some restrictions,my client will be able to access only one of the network at a time. Hence, I want a way to transfer a live ssh session with all ...
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How to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 14 Server [GUI-less]?

I followed the steps in this link from Dropbox website: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx But when I run the ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd nothing happens... I don't see the message... I also ...
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How to split currently used partition on Ubuntu server?

I would like to split a currently used partition that is mounted to /usr directory. I did this because / only had 1 gb of data allocated to it. Now, I did not account for the /home directory when I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit VPN Server not changing IP [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up an VPN server on VPS with several additional IPs. I'm getting connected remotely to VPS, but it's not assigning IPs which I defined in /etc/pptpd.conf I used this guide: How To: ...
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I want to build a media server. media only. is this possible with ubuntu?

I just completed machine re purposing number 3. We want to build a media server for music, pictures, and video. Everything must come from used sources, or be free. How do I configure a server to run ...
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What is the best method of measuring hdd status on a server?

I have a brand new server in place that is running 14.04. This is acting as our web server for hosting multiple Moodle sites for nearby school districts. I don't have the GUI installed. I need to ...
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How to solve 404 for static files with Django and Nginx?

I setup a Trusty VM with Django + Nginx (other stuffs too). The server is working, I get the "Welcome to Django" page. But when I enter to servername/admin it loads the HTML page but fails to load ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Apache 2.4 TLSv1.2/TLSv1.1 support

Recently I upgraded my server from Ubuntu Server 12.04 to Ubuntu Server 14.04 by means of a new installation from scratch. Only one problem remains. In 12.04 Apache 2.2 with mod_ssl supported TLS ...
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Error building an ARM ltsp client image

I have installed ltsp on an Ubuntu 14.04 Server and am trying to build an arm client image using sudo ltsp-build-client --arch armhf The goal is to log into the server using a Raspberry Pi with ...
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Oxwell does not load graphics on webpage

Im running Ubuntu server 10.4.4 with lamp installed. I have setup Oxwell by creating a folder in /var/www/oxwell and unzipping contents. I have also chmod -R 777 /oxwell for testing. Opening a ...
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Ubuntu installer not detecting MicroSD

I need to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 on a MicroSD When I reach the step where I need to choose the disk to install the system on I don't see my SD card among the options How to solve that? Thank ...
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Ubuntu Randomly Rejecting Hosts

currently I am facing a very strange problem: my Ubuntu is randomly resetting connections and I have no clue why. /etc/hosts.deny is empty (resp. just the default file with comments only, that comes ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server monitor goes into sleep mode (no display) after fresh install [duplicate]

For some reason I can boot and either use Ubuntu 12.04 server edition, or desktop version. I can live boot the disk, I can go through the installer, or even use the ubuntu alternate installer. But ...
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Sending Emails from existing SMTP host from Ubuntu Server

I feel like my problem is very simple, but I've been trying for quite some time and haven't cracked it. You experienced server guys will probably laugh at this, but I'm finally at the point I need ...
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Problem with hadoop start-dfs.sh

I installed and configured hadoop on my Ubuntu 14.04 server, virtualized inside of hyper-v, however I am getting an issue when i run start-dfs.sh root@sUbuntu01:/var/log# start-dfs.sh 14/06/04 ...
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MAAS Create Iso and Add Node

(1) How can I add existing Ubuntu 14.04 server or desktop to Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS? (2) Is there way to build MAAS ISO similar to Cobbler ISO? ...
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DLNA Media Server and external subtitles

I'm looking DLNA Media Server with the features above: Support most extended video formats. Reproduce external subtitles in client side. Open source or freeware software. USE CASE: DLNA Media ...
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Switching from Ubuntu to Ubuntu Server

I think this is may be a silly question but, I keep asking, I have Ubuntu 12.04 which I have just upgraded to 14.04 using: apt-get install update-manager-core do-release-upgrade ...
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What is the best way to run own server side programs on ubuntu server

If I make some server side programs with node.js / Java / Python what is the best way to run them and make them run every time I boot my server. Is crontab @reboot valid way to do this. If so how do I ...
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Why Ubuntu Server asks to insert a CD-ROM when installed from PXE?

I set up a PXE server which hosts both Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server. Ubuntu Desktop is installed successfully from PXE. Ubuntu Server seems to successfully load vmlinuz and initrd.gz, asks for ...
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php5-curl on upgraded ubuntu 14.04

I have a vps with ubuntu 14.04 installed ( was ungraded from 12.04 LTS ) and LAMP stack. the problem I have is I can't install php5-curl extension as it always gives me this error message : ...
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Ubuntu Server can not access Internet

I have a problem that I have been working for 2 days now and had tried various troubleshooting techniques but have yet to find a solution. So to my problem.... I have a Ubuntu Server. was working ...
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Remmina connection issue to Windows Server 2012R2 after Windows Update

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Remmina to connect to a Windows Server 2012R2 computer. I am being prompted for my password and put it in successfully, but fail to login to the server. I was able to ...
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Enable to connect to remote server using ssh but i can connect one remote server

When I am connecting to remote server using ip address, I can connect to 192.168.12.141, but I cannot connect to any another remote server. Example: 192.168.12.12, 13, 18 etc... How can I get ...
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How to make my IP direct to my website instead of router?

This has been a few hour struggle trying to figure this out (especially when i'm a total novice). I've found stuff on port directing, but can't really figure it out, watched a few YouTube videos and ...
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display custom message on failed ssh server login

Is it possible to show a custom message only to users which failed to login into an openssh server? successful login > no message failed login > display message
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I can ping my gateway but I can't access internet and LAN

I was trying to make my server IP static so I changed my /etc/network/interfaces to this: auto lo eth0 iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet static address 10.1.1.10 netmask ...
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How to Stop DHCP Server

I have installed a DHCP Server. Now I need to stop the dhcp server, when I issue the command: sudo service isc-dhcp-server stop I get stop: Unknown instance. I confirm the DHCP service is running. ...
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compare package list between servers

i know on desktop there's a graphical way to sync package list between pc. on servers i've always been doing dpkg --get-selection >pkg_list scp pkg_list username@server: dpkg --set-selction ...
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Can exim be configured to send all emails externally?

How do I configure exim4 to route all emails via a third-party SMTP server when the sender's domain, recipient's domain, and server hostname all match? I followed this great answer and have exim4 ...
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Can't boot from usb or cd when installing ubuntu server [duplicate]

My old computer is running ubuntu server 12, after it started to act weird, like not staying on and not letting me ssh to it, I decided to just make fresh install of ubuntu server 14.04. But for some ...
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Limiting file access for a huge number of users

The ubuntu is really great for it's user management, every service can use it's own system user: but should I use it for distribution? Let's say I have a service, that I host, with many customers who ...
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Connecting Ubuntu home server to internet via laptop

I recently got a spare desktop computer from a relative to play around with and since I've been using Ubuntu for a few years I decided to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 to play around with and learn ...
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Ubuntu Server performance boost

Is there any way to boost an Ubuntu Server's performance? I feel it a bit laggy when hosting a game server on it, unlike other servers. Do you think installing a desktop environment will decrease the ...
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How to make VNC Server work with ubuntu-desktop without xfce

I have Ubuntu Server LTS 14.04 and I want to know whether it's possible to install vnc4server and make it work with ubuntu-desktop (and not xubuntu-desktop) without installing xfce4. I think I have ...
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Yet another hibernate problem: save to disk work, but cannot wake up

for the past 3 weeks I've been working on setting up an old hp pavillon a1540n with ubuntu server 14.04. Main problem is the hibernate/suspend process. I've done a lot of reading and made great ...
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Running Openstack on 3 nodes

Is it possible to run the openstack cloud over 3 nodes (initially, with a further node to follow at a later date)? The servers are all quad core xeon, 12gb ram and 2x1TB disks. I am currently looking ...
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How to update kernel after ubuntu server 10 -> 12 update

I have a remote VPS which had ubuntu server 10.04 installed (for some reason the hosting company doesn't have 12.04 yet) I recently downgraded my hardware to a VPS from a dedicated machine and ...
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how to create a startup script for minecraft

I own a vps in which I run various servers from. One of those things is a Minecraft server. Recently I also installed a teamspeak server following a tutorial. This server however started up ...