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MySQL server does not start because of missing permissions, but they are given

I just copied my old set of databases to /var/lib/mysql and got something strange. First the permissions were "root:root", because I used "sudo mc" to copy the backup from backup location. I ran chmod ...
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OpenSSH : Putty won't work with Ubuntu server 16.04

We use Putty to access our Linux servers from our windows workstations... Today we created new servers with Ubuntu server 16.04 and installed openssh with tasksel (as allways). When we try to ...
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Why remmina on Ubuntu refused to connect to Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)?

I am confused and lost as to what to do next after having gone through the Internet for answer. I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop (WIFI) and Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) (Ethernet) on a ...
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what's in “standard system utilities” w/ 16.04 server?

My googlefu has failed me. What packages are part of the "standard system utilities" that is preselected during install? TIA! (-:
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How to install packages from “basic” with a “minimal” install?

Many servers we use come with a minimal install, but we expect many of the packages in a basic install to be present. It seems the recommended way to get a basic install from a minimal install is to ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install hangs on shutdown (i386 Server on Acer Travelmate laptop)

I've used an old Acer Travelmate laptop as my server for years with Ubuntu Desktop. This year, I installed 16.04 Server edition using 'forcepae' on the boot command line (the machine has a Pentium M) ...
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Samba Share user/password error after update

this is the first time that I couldn't find an answer so this is my first question. I will provide as much information as possible. I have an ASUS router that has 2 HDDs. There is only 1 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Ethernet Help

So, I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 (Server). And I am having issues getting it connected to the internet on my router. ifconfig -a: enp8s0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr bc:5f:f4:ac:9d:cc ...
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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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[Solved]Passwords not recognized after install of Ubuntu server 16.04 x64

It is a bit ridiculous. I just installed Ubuntu server 16.04, the install was fine, I entered a user password and root password. But right AFTER reboot I can't login. Not as user, not as root. Okay ...
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Cannot edit /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/mdadm and /etc/udev/rules.d/RULE on 16.04 Server

I have just installed Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS with a RAID 1 configuration. I want to edit the mdadm file so I could work on the machine while the raid mode is degraded. The problem is, that there is ...
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SSH connection timed out externally, but works internally

Recently I tried to set my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop computer (I will call it "computer A") as a ssh server so I could access it remotely from my laptop (I will call it "computer B"). I installed ...
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Enable/Disable Ubuntu Desktop environment on ubuntu-12.04.1-server-i386

I have installed ubuntu-12.04.1-server-i386 and on top of that i have installed Ubuntu desktop environment so that i can maintain server easily. Hear I totally understand that installing Desktop ...
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Nginx: unknown directive “uwsgi_param” in /etc/nginx/uwsgi_params:1

Using this deployment tutorial, I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running with Flask, uWSGI and Nginx. I now have trouble getting Nginx to run. When I try to (re)start nginx it simply ...
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Merge multiple mp4 files into a single video via the terminal [duplicate]

I am trying to concatenate a directory full of .mp4 files into a single video through the terminal. I have found plenty of methods that say they can do this but either require FFmpeg (which, to the ...
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Does an HP Proliant DL360 G9 is supported by Ubuntu (Any version)?

I would like to know if Ubuntu can be installed on a new server HP with this characteristics: HP Part number: 755262-B21 Specifications: HP ProLiant DL360p Gen9, Intel® Xeon® E5-2630v3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3, Network Manager issue

I have been trying to update the network setting of a fresh install via the GUI but am seeing this error: error editing connection: did not find a connection with UUID '(null)' The Network Icon in ...
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Icinga2 Linux NRPE Check “Connection Refused”

I installed on a Ubuntu 16.04 icinga2. This server monitors Windows Server with NRPE. Then I installed nagios-nrpe-server on a other Ubuntu Server. I prepared the nrpe.cfg and added at allowed_hosts ...
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apache2 gzip not working?

I've done almost everything on the internet to gzip my content. It does not seem to work. I've done so much that I can't possibly put everything I've tried here, so here's some of the things I've ...
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Postfix relay access denied, NOQUEUE: reject

In trying to set up Postfix to use dovecot for SASL (using mysql for virtual_*) I am unable to send email, either through telnet or Outlook, to a domain other than the one that is on the server. I am ...
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Can't get mysql/phpmyadmin to work after updating to 16.04

After the update, mysql/phpmyadmin stopped working. When I do: sudo dpkg-reconfigure phpmyadmin I get this error: An error occurred while installing the database: │ ...
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How to install l2cs on unbuntu?

I have to install l2cs on my 12.04 ubuntu server but I don't know how to do that. I'm beginner on dedicate servers and I need to some help to do that. Can someone to provide a set-by-step tutorial ...
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Configure two network interfaces on Ubuntu 14.04

My computer is running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and is connected to two networks at the same time (i.e., local network A with IP 192.168.1.30, which has access to Internet; and another local network B ...
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Why vsftpd doesnt work when pam_service_name=vsftpd?

I did a vsftpd setup on my home server. I got some authentication error so I searched through this forum and got a solution. This solution worked for me As in the solution. the default setting ...
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Using lvm and thin provisioning (thinpool) on a PV larger than 2T

Initial problem I'm trying to make use of lvm thin volumes on Trusty 14.04 with an external drive of 3TB as the PV for the volumegroup, but for some reason this fails and the thinpool gets somehow ...
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Cups not working in client machine

I am just trying to make the cups page appear on a client machine. I have installed cups via apt-get install cups. I have installed the cups client via apt-get install cups cups-client. I have ...
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Ubuntu server 16.04 won't boot after installation

I've just installed ubuntu server 16.04 but it won't boot. Here's the only thing I get on screen: lvmetad is not active yet; using direct activation during sysinit lvmetad is not active yet; ...
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Updated my server and phpmyadmin stopped working

I updated the my ubuntu server (virtualbox) - I got this message when logging in my server to enter an update that starts with 'db' I think, and it made a long update, where it asked me to run an ...
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Confiruration DNAT in iptables

I have 2 PC be created by VMWARE 1. PC1 (make iptables router): ens33 's IP: 192.168.1.5/24 (network connection is bridged) ens37 's IP: 192.168.2.2/24. (network connection is wmnet9) 2. PC2 ...
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which is the best linux os for my pc [duplicate]

specs processor:pentium(R)dual-core cpu e5700@3.00GHz RAM:2gb system type 32 bit i need a best and smooth working latest linux version
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IPtables Config to Passthrough Internet 16.04

I am struggling to finish the config on my Ubuntu 16.04 fileserver to pass on the internet connection to my HTPC. See the network layout below: [Internet] <--> [DHCP Router] <--> ...
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Error Installing mySql on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been following the instructions on this page https://www.linode.com/docs/websites/lamp/lamp-on-ubuntu-14-04/ to install mysql on on Ubuntu 16.04. I am half way down that page at the section ...
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Apache2 All catalogs without index.html or php are forbidden

All catalogs that havent index.html, or .php are forbidden. I can't access it by server (for example I can't use css in folder css). My apache2.conf <Directory /> #Options Indexes ...
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Can't connect to local network using static IP - Ubuntu Server 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a HP server which has 2 NICs enp5s0f0 and enp5s0f1. I have both configured in /etc/network/interfaces since it's a server and has no graphical interface which could make ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server from Desktop ISO

I'm trying out the new Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop and it turns out most things I didn't like about previous releases are now fixed and I'm considering using it for a personal server. However I don't feel ...
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My server won't start

Im starting the server with that command ./start.sh and then its say unable to host
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Cant SSH to remote server trought VPN

Currently am running Ubuntu 16.04 with installed and configured CiscoAnyConnect VPN. When I connect to VPN, I can't ssh to remote servers. SSH is just standing and nothing is happening. I can ping ...
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apache error AH00526: Syntax error on line 1 of -c/-C directives:

I recently upgraded to php56. Now I am unable to run apache. I am getting:- This site can’t be reached localhost refused to connect. when trying to run localhost When I run the command httpd -t ...
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How to add printer to my server and share it with no GUI?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on my server. I need to add a printer to my server which is connected through parallel port and share it via my local network, so that other devices on the subnet ...
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The maas/stable/ubuntu xenial repository does not have a Release file

When I run sudo apt update on my Ubunutu 16.04 LTS Server with MAAS installed I get the following error message: graeme@MAAS:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial ...
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Failed to start saned.service: Unit saned.service is masked

I'm trying to set up a wireless scanning server. I'm following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SaneDaemonTutorial but I'm having issues at the time to run sudo service saned restart where ...
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No “eth0” listed in ifconfig -a, only enp0s3 and lo

So, I setup my Ubuntu box with VirtualBox, default settings - simple ISO image launch. After installing Ubuntu, I proceeded to test multiple programs, and everything was working fine. I have full ...
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Cannot SSH into server from one particular computer (connection closed/did not receive auth string)

I'm having trouble using ssh to access a server that I recently set up with 16.04, but only from a specific computer (my laptop). When I run ssh -vvv -p sshPort user@host, I get this output: ...
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How to copy to and from clipboard in virtualbox

I am running virtualbox 5.0.18 in ubuntu 14.04 Desktop(host machine) and I have vms running ubnutu 14.04 Server(no UI). I have enabled bidirectional clipboard sharing but still not able to copy from ...
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Could not find suitable distribution for Requirement.parse('l2cs>=2.0.2')

I get an error on Ubuntu 14.04 Searching for l2cs>=2.0.2 Reading https://pypi.python.org/simple/l2cs/ No local packages or download links found for l2cs>=2.0.2 error: Could not find suitable ...
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Assigning a static IP to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server in my machine on a separate hard drive while having my Windows 7 installation. The Windows OS has its full network connectivity and internet access through the ...
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Upgrade VirtualBox headless 4.2 to 5.0 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I have a VirtualBox headless installation up and running on a Ubuntu Server 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox via apt-get install virtualbox. Now I would like to upgrade this installation to 5.0, ...
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How to ensure user separation on an old school shell server

I want to run an old school shell server for a couple of people, ie. one where users get ssh access so they can run software (their own or provided). My concern is appropriate separation between ...
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Apache2.4 PHP 5.6 Ubuntu 15.10 No Input File Specified

I am running a VPS with Ubuntu 15.10 using Apache 2.4 as my web server and I am kind of new to servers and stuff but I am currently creating an API. I first did this on my localhost. This worked ...
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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 ...