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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS hangs ramdonly [closed]

I have a Installed Ubuntu server 12.04.1 LTS on a Hewlett-Packard Compaq 8200 Elite her specs are: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz 8GB RAM DDR3 1333Mhz this machine have a installed zimbra ...
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Adding a new user on Ubuntu server

I have been trying to add a new user. I typed in adduser then username and also tried useradd then username. It does seem to add a user, but when I login I only get a dollar sign instead of ...
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Trouble installing Server 12.10 - Dead keyboard, Blank Screen, Network Config [closed]

Installing 12.10 server from cd - minimal installation: basic system, ssh server,postgreSQL, manual updates. Hardware is brand new HP server that also runs Win 2003 Server Standard as a DNC ...
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Insane load average after reboot

After doing a reboot of Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS (after an apt-get dist-upgrade) my server load (on a 16GB) machine goes insane (around 80) for about 10 or 15 minutes The only things I can think of is ...
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how to set up an cluster server for minecraft hosting?

I want to know how to make an hpc cluster server to host minecraft I want to use this server for gaming and other Ubuntu desktop tasks I want to use vnc for this server to log in anywhere on the ...
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ubuntu server 12.10 get input signal out of range on HP DL380 G4

After installed ubuntu 12.10 server on HP DL380 G4, I can't boot into it. And the LCD got message "Input signal out of range, recommened settings is 1280x1024". I can't see the terminal and tried ...
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Vsftpd upload “permission denied” issue

Hi i have installed and configured ftp server on ubuntu 12.04. vsftpd.Config #anonymous_enable=YES write_enable=YES. when i drag and drops files to the Sever with filezilla, it fails: ****550 ...
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cannot apt-get install - on ubuntu server 12.10

I installed from cd a fresh ubuntu server 12.10 (FYI: amd64) I need ubuntu-desktop. So I did run as per doc. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I keep getting unable to ...
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How to enable SSH access using root account

I have enabled the password for root using the command #passwd root and now I want to connect to the server via SSH as root. I am unable to do this and somehow the root account cannot be accessed via ...
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Set up Ubuntu Server 12.04 for my office

As I have great interest in Linux, I suggested my GM to update my office server to Ubuntu. He agreed to buy a new server (Hardware) after explaining him the good things about Linux & bad things ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu Server Edition and Windows 7 Professional

I've dual booted Ubuntu desktop edition with windows but id now like to dual boot Ubuntu Server Edition with Windows 7; I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop and I'd like to install ubuntu server ...
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squid on ubuntu server stops working in specific time period for specific websites

I have newly set up a proxy server for about 210 users. It runs ubuntu server 2012 and squid3. The problem is just after 1:30 am, if the users try to open google.com, youtube.com, facebook.com or ...
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'/'var/www/' vs '/home/$USER/public_html'

I recently started using Ubuntu as a LAMP server. I've come across plenty of tutorials that say to place the files at '/var/www/' and I've also seen others that put them in '/home/$USER/public_html/'. ...
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How do I show active dhcp leases

Not experiened with Ubuntu. Set up a dhcp server about a year ago but don't remember the command to see the active leases.
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Locked out of drive on Ubuntu Server

I was trying to delete some torrents that I had downloaded with transmission-daemon and was unable to from my samba share on windows due to transmission's default file creation permissions. I ...
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Cant connect to my SSH remotely

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to connect to my SSH server remotely, I get authentication denied because the password is incorrect. However, when I connect to my machine from my local network ...
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How to change the email interval for apticron?

I have a VPS running Ubuntu 12.04 Server. Apticron sends out daily emails when there are updates available. I want to change this to weekly. I looked at the configuration options in ...
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Setting Up No-Ip on a Ubuntu server 12.04?

I have used a wget to get the latest versions from the no-ip.com site. I then had to type in my account details which went fine. I try to type in the address in a url outside my home and that url ...
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Connect PHP to Microsoft Access ODBC

One of our employees created a Microsoft Access Database and have built a Joomla! module around it. It is currently running on a WAMP server, with an ODBC connection to the adb file. How can i create ...
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Home Server Power Consumption Reduction

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on an HP Mini 311. It has an Atom 270, 3GB ram, NVIDIA ION graphics. When running windows 7 with the screen off and no programs running the power consumtion from the ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server over Ubuntu Desktop on my mac?

I currently am running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on my macbook. I have a cd of Ubuntu Server 12.04 and want to wipe my mac and install Ubuntu server but have not been able to find any information about how ...
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I used sudo halt and now can't access my server to restart!

Bit of a noob here (clearly). I was having some issues with my server so I tried to restart it, I used sudo halt and now can't access my server to restart! I didn't forsee this problem, it's a ...
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Is there an easy way to set up a home FTP server?

I have more then one computer at home, and I would really like if I could set up a home FTP server to access all of the files? The WiFi router is connected to a PC that runs Ubuntu 12.10 and files ...
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after power failure: get Server auth dir /daemon/ServerAuthDir is set to , but dosent exist

After a power failure, on re-starting UBUNTU linix, get message: "gdm server auth dir (daemon/ServAuthDir) is set to /var/lib/gdm but it dosen't exist". the directory IS there, but it doesn't start ...
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What is the difference between vagrant and juju?

Are they both solving the same problem? Or are they for two different sets of problems? If so for what i it better to use vagrant, and for what better to use juju?
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Setup DNS server for local network (with DHCP) for use with apache

I've set up an ubuntu-server to host a website. But at first i want to configure it to work in my local network. Actually it serves as DHCP server for the whole network with static ip 192.168.170.250 ...
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Isn't my HTOP weird on my Ubuntu server 12.04?

It seems I have a lot of duplicate processes (apache), is it normal ? This is the output of the htop command on my ubuntu server 12.04 : Thank you for your advices.
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New Ubuntu setup for a small office

New to Ubuntu and networking in general. I have been tasked at my office to setup a 'system' for 5 desktops (hardwired), 4 laptops (wireless), 1 wireless color printer, 1 wired laser MFP, 1 wired ...
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Wired networking stops responding when wireless is connected. 12.04 Server

I have a strange problem win an Ubuntu Server 12.04 box. I've just added a wireless card to the box, and configured it. The wireless is working fine but the wired connection stops responding. If I ...
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FTP server user adding

Im setting up a ftp server using vsftp and i need to ask it:How in the world you set your login details? Ive found on the internet a lot of guides, but all say to add users in a specific file, BUT ...
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Repeated wi-fi crashes after connecting a 12.10 server [closed]

I tried looking for another post about this, but they were all using wifi connection, while my problem is a little different. A few days ago I formatted an old computer and installed Ubuntu server ...
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udev to ignore disk partition mapping?

is it possible to disable partition mapping on specific SATA disk? I'm using ,say "sdb", disk for DRBD replication where KVM VM is installed directly. Because of that, /dev/sdb got partitions and ...
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How benchmark ubuntu server?

Hey I have ubuntu server 12.04 and I want to benchmark it. I found something called nbench but it's old. I need something that measure my CPU,RAM and HDD. I also installed Phoronix Test Suite but I ...
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How to make a Portable Server for ubuntu?

I want my server to be portable so it will be available everywhere when I plug it in to other ubuntu computers. Like I want to use it at school, I will just have to run a script and the server runs. ...
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dependency problems at installation from mysql-server-5.5 [closed]

qcons@014-QCONS:/var/lib$ sudo apt-get install -f mysql-server Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig Abhängigkeitsbaum wird aufgebaut Statusinformationen werden eingelesen... Fertig ...
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Installing driver for Netgear WNA1100 WiFi Adapter - Ubuntu Server 12.04

I recently purchased the WNA1100 WiFi Adapter for my Ubuntu Server 12.04 Box. Since I'm new to Ubuntu, I'm unable to install the drivers for the WiFi Adapter. I found that the WiFi adapter uses the ...
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USB Keyboard doesn't work server installation 12.10

USB Keyboard doesn't work server installation 12.10. I can get till the language selection screen and later no response to keyboard. Need help.
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Prevent Apache restarting automatically after upgrading packages

Following on from an earlier question: Is there a way to download security updates and notify admin without installing the update? A large number of packages interact with Apache (especially PHP) ...
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High CPU load during I/O

I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on a AMD E-350 based machine. During I/O heavy loads (for example transferring files via NFS or HTTP, extracting archives, making backups etc.) the CPU load goes ...
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Installing 12.04 server as a software RAID 1 mirror fails to boot

I'm installing a few new Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS servers, and they have two 512 GB SSDs. I want them to use software RAID 1 mirroring, so I was following this document religiously step by step: ...
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check what process was causing the problem of high cpu load

I'm running nginx wordpress server in KVM using 12.04 server x86. It was running very well about 4 month until 2 hours ago. I found that my website is down and no ping response. Virt-manager logged ...
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Full hdd capacity not recognised on new additional disk

I've added a new 3TB hdd to my Ubuntu Server 12.04 system for media (already has another drive for the OS), but it's only showing 2.2TB capacity df -H gives /dev/sdb1 2.2T ...
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How do I run teamviewer in a headless system?

I'm really new to Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been trying to get remote desktop services between me and my server. I don't have any spare monitors, keyboards or mice. I did connect said items too the server ...
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What is the recommended partition scheme for my Ubuntu Server?

I am going to deploy Ubuntu server having following servers on it: Bind server DHCP server LAMP Server OpenSSH Server Ldap server Mongodb database FTP server Mail server Samba server NFS server In ...
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howto install Joomla 2.5 on root on ubuntu server 12.04

Can you please do show me how to install joomla on /var/www/ (root) folder I don't want /var/www/joomla and I think I am stuck with how to create permission and too afraid to make writable to public. ...
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“Virtual Machine Manager” and “Virtual Machine Server” setup manual

Is there a manual available that covers the proper setup of a "Virtual Machine Server" with no GUI with an Ubuntu Workstation with a GUI and "Virtual Machine Manager" installed? Both are 12.04 ...
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Is there a way to download security updates and notify admin without installing the update?

We use apt to download and install security updates on our production server, and most of the time this works well for us. However, this morning, our server downloaded an update, installed the ...
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Using ubuntu server as host for mac/windows

I hate to be that guy and ask a question that may have been asked before, but I have a specific usage case in mind and feel the question is justified. So here goes. I run a tiny app development ...
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“System is running in low graphics mode” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? During the ubuntu set up I have to skip the connect to the internet part because there's an "internal ...
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How do you set up a ubuntu server so that it can recieve and run code remotely

I've gotten my hands on two older (i.e. ~2 years old) department towers that I came across when setting up our new workstations that I want to turn into servers that people can run code on remotely. ...