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Can I re-install my OS without affecting my previous data?

I have a Dell server on which I have installed Ubuntu Server Edition. I had it running with two arrays (one RAID 1, the other a RAID 5). My system has gone bad due to me not using a power backup ...
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Squid Proxy Server not working ubuntu 12 04

long time ago while using ubuntu 10.04 i have install squid server and webmin and never check it. i know that webmin wont work for long time with ubuntu higher level so that why im back using 10.04 at ...
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How to test whether port forwarding is working?

I have done port forwarding on my computer but I don't know how to test it. Can anyone help me? I have not done it using iptables but I have done it by following the instructions given in this link.
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why samba share files are not able to access by some user for some time?

I'm running samba on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS, I've some folders on samba share and created some user to access it, but suddenly some of the user are not able to access it for a certain time only. For ...
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NATTING in Ubuntu Server

My Server has two NIC, One is connected to the Internet Service provider with dhcp ip (dynamically change) given by ISP and other NIC is connected with local Switch with 192.168.1.1 IP. Now I want to ...
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How to choose the fastest mirror in server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you select the fastest mirror from the command line? I know how to choose best server for my Ubuntu system. But, how we can choose a best server to our location ...
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Where is mysqld.sock?

I am missing mysqld.sock in Ubuntu Server 12.04. Neither locate nor even apt-file search mysqld.sock (ran apt-file update before) can find it. Where is it?
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Linux Firewall NAT Port Forwarding Issues

At my home I have a Linux server (it's only job is NAT, DHCP, and DNS) with Ubuntu 10.10 Server 64-bit. I have webmin installed on the server too, but I do know my way around a command line quite ...
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Are there any instant-messaging clients for server?

I have Virtualbox based Ubuntu server and I have used Google to get answers for Server based IM and got it as Jabber. But it is confusing to me. I would like someone to suggest me an instant-messaging ...
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Ubuntu Server Edition won't boot with second hard drive plugged in

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu server edition running on my home server. I cannot (for the life of me) get it to boot with a second hard drive plugged in. I have checked boot priority and made sure ...
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How do I backup a server?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 Server. I am totally new to Ubuntu and I want create a backup of my full operating system and restore it to another system or the same system. Could you possibly to explain the ...
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Why does my Virtualbox Ubuntu Server go to a black screen when idle? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the blank console “screensaver” on Ubuntu Server? I have a Ubuntu server installed system through Virtualbox. I am not getting what is the ...
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updates/applications to all VirtualBox's OS's

Consider i have 3 VirtualBox installed Ubuntu OS's . What i want to do now is to transfer the updates and new application installs to the 2 other Virtual-box installed OS's . so that i can save time ...
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What advantages do RAID installations provide?

"Redundant Array of Independent Disks "RAID" is a method of using multiple disks to provide different balances of increasing data reliability and/or increasing input/output performance, depending on ...
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How do I fix a “Could not resolve hostname” Error in juju status?

I have my nodes in ready and one node in allocated to root stage , now when i bootstrap it gives success but when i do juju status it gives an error as below : juju bootstrap 2012-08-15 21:32:34,449 ...
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How to configue a DNS server statically?

I am setting up an Ubuntu (12.04) Server with a single statically-configured network interface. Every time I reboot /etc/resolv.conf seems to get reset to empty. Where can I put my DNS server address? ...
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How can I run update-grub if I can't boot into linux?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 onto an old HP DL320 G2. This has a ATI Rage XL video card built in. Everything seems to install okay, but I'm having problems with booting. Once the server ...
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Ubuntu wont boot

I have tried to use Grub repair and get the following: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1149235/ When I boot from a live CD I can see my OS files, etc. I need help. I have been down fro 1 1/2 days and ...
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Permission to referance file in git changed on push

I have currently set up an ubuntu-server with gitolite and it works like a charm for the most parts. The only issue was when I downloaded and setup a web-gui (gitlist), to share my repositories. Im ...
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Copying (usb drive to usb drive) suddenly slowed down. Ubuntu Server 12.04

I just got an old computer from a friend and I am using it as a mediatomb server. Because the computers hard drives are rather small and I don't have the money for newer ones I am temporarily using 2 ...
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main differences between PC and a Power PC

In the Ubuntu documentation i have gone through PowerPC . Whats the matter with a Power PC and what are the good things if we compare with General PC .
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High RAM eaters in Ubuntu servers

actually what are the High RAM eaters in Ubuntu server , is there any such things ? I just want to know . If there , i want to remove them because i need to save RAM . I will use Different servers ...
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If I download a package through apt-get on one machine and install on another, can I upgrade later?

I have a machine that does not have an internet connection and I need to download a few packages to it. I can use apt-get download xxx to get the package, but, if I ever connect this machine to the ...
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How do I set up user level restrictions on a gateway?

I am aware that Ubuntu Server can be used as a gateway to allow Internet connection to a LAN. Then we use IP tables or other firewall settings to restrict (for example), certain websites from being ...
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/sbin/getty process causing 100% CPU utilization

I have an instance of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-25-virtual i686) running as a KVM-VM on a host-machine that runs one more VM beside it. I deploy a Ruby on Rails application using the ...
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Should I first configure my new Ubuntu Server install before updating it?

I'm courious if there is any recommendation to configure fresh Ubuntu Server (date, hosts, networking) before "apt-get upgrade" or there is no difference?
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Server: Upgrade to Quantal - Wrong Linux Kernel? [closed]

I did an do-release-upgrade -d of a headless Ubuntu server to quantal over SSH. It has installed the linux-image-3.5 package however when I look at uname I still get 3.0: $ uname -a Linux XXX ...
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How to install and configure Yate Server?

I am trying on a website to install and configure the Yate Server, but the program does not seem to work. Please give me the steps or lines to enter in the terminal. I am on 11.10.
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How can I set my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to boot to console without GUI? [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu server to run some tests on a VM. For various reasons I couldn't get a specific DEB file, and instead of using a shared folder I decided it would be a good idea to install ...
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500 OOPS: cannot change directory: /home/user/public_html, VSFTPD error

I setup VSFTPD on my Ubuntu server 12.04, it worked very good. Until I tried to change the permissions of the user so the user couldn't go in the / directory and only in the directories inside ...
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Firefox cant find server at start .ubuntu.com

I have a HP ML310 server with Ubuntu 12.04 installed, I set a static IP then installed Ubuntu desktop sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop after the update and upgrade command. On restart I click ...
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IBM x3650 M3 installation 10.04LTS

Hi Just about to purchase two IBM servers x3650 and need to run 10.04LTS as it is the only version that will support a particular application. The server has the following Spec: IBM System x3650 M3 ...
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why is apt-get not install mysql server 5.5

I have mysql server 5.1 installed. I want to update it to 5.5 . I took a back up and uninstalled 5.1 using this command sudo apt-get --purge remove mysql-server* when I again used apt to install ...
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Installing tomcat 7 on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to install tomcat 7 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 with: sudo apt-get install tomcat7 which most sites and guides tell to do, but immediately I receive this answer: Reading package lists... ...
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Samba and NFS conflicts?

I'm using NFS server for quite some time now, and never needed a samba share. But now I'll need to connect one Windows PC to a network, and I should use samba share on the same server. I'd like to ...
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Postfix Server - Wordpress

I have installed postfix on my Ubuntu server. I want it to send mail to my subscribers on the blog. I have installed the SMTP plugin for wordpress so its not using php mail. But any time anybody signs ...
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What mail server does Ubuntu have installed by default?

What mail server does Ubuntu 12.04 have installed by default, or is there one?
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How to open port 21?

I installed vsftpd in my Linux Server 12.04. Unfortunately my firewall closed port 20 and 21. So I used the commands found here and other commands to open my ports. But I tested with nmap and I saw ...
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Unable to mount Drive1 - Not Authorized

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 on my HP Proliant microserver. I am using webmin/vnc/ssh to administer it. I'm trying to mount a drive which I had previously used on the same kit but with ...
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How do I make a proxy server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the system-wide proxy server settings? How do I make a proxy server that allows other computers to access my internet connection through the proxy, but will ...
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Resize a 2TB partition on a 3TB disk created with fdisk

I recently added a new 3TB hard drive to a headless media server (HP proliant microserver) running Ubuntu server 12.04. I followed this tutorial, which uses fdisk to create a single partition of the ...
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Remote Ubuntu Install

How would I go about installing Ubuntu Server on a remote dedicated server? I am not sure whether it has pre-existing OS on it or not. Thanks!
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How do I restrict ports to certain users?

Alright, well, what I wanted to do was to allow my users to only be allowed to access a specific port, In example, UserA can only access port 2004 While UserB can only access ports 2009, and 2010 To ...
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Can I run Balloons.IO by gravityonmars?

I wonder if I can run Balloons.IO an open source project on my Ubuntu Server?
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AppArmor denying a mount operation

How do I convince apparmor to allow this operation? [28763.284171] type=1400 audit(1344273461.387:192): apparmor="DENIED" operation="mount" info="failed type match" error=-13 parent=7101 ...
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How to stop Apache access.log grooving every few seconds?

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 Server + Zend Server CE (MySQL / PHPmyadmin) from deb http://repos.zend.com/zend-server/5.6.0_ubuntu1204/deb server non-free Repository. My apache2/access.log looks ...
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Internet Proxy / Usage Monitoring Server

I have a Dell PowerEdge Server and I want to make it into a whole site (location) proxy server so if anyone in the building uses our internet connection, they will have to go through this proxy to get ...
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Auto reply / auto responder for mail?

I am looking for a (freeware) solution for auto reply/out of office reply on my (web)mail. I have done some googling but haven't found anything for this yet. Does any know what program can do this? ...
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/usr/sbin/grub never finishes

I did apt-get upgrade it never finishes at this point: Searching for GRUB installation directory ... found: /boot/grub Searching for default file ... found: /boot/grub/default Testing for an existing ...
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Best practices for ubuntu 12.04 server [closed]

I would like to know about best practices for Ubuntu 12.04 server for production environment. For instance, recently I found whoopsie service, after short investigation I decided that I don't really ...