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Packages to run Firefox window on a server?

I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 and to test something I want to use firefox on the machine remotely with: firefox -no-remote When I try it I get back Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...
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VNC to cloud server?

Is it possible to use VNC to access a cloud server running Ubuntu? I set everything up and ran VNC from my Android phone using my servers IP. To my surprise I ended up with an image of my own desktop ...
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How to upgrade a server from 12.04 to 16.04?

The machine has no desktop, only a command shell. It is running 12.04. I have been doing apt-get update & upgrade weekly for four years. How do I convert it to 16.04 from the command line? I have ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server ports are closing on their own

I am running squirrelmail, apache2, and postfix on Ubuntu 16.04 server edition. The server works fine, but if I don't use it for about an hour port 80 and 25 become closed for anyone trying to connect ...
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How to add keyboard shortcuts to Awesome WM

I've installed awesome3 wm on Ubuntu Server 10.04. I managed it to work properly now I could use some keyboard shortcuts to start programs like gmrun, firefox or whatever.
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How do I activate my usb modem in my VM ubuntu server with windows host?

I have ubuntu-16.04-server-amd64 running in my virtual-box and I want to use gammu to send sms with my HUAWEI E153 HSDPA usb stick. I tried to add the modem in the serial port to see the modem in COM4 ...
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Deluge starts web gui on “127.0.0.1” interface instead so can not access if from another machine?

I have deluge server and web-gui installed on a home server (its actually running debian). Before it was working fine, but now for some reason deluge web server starts on "127.0.0.1 : 8112", which ...
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Unable to access my website ftp through my ubuntu OS laptop

I am using a ubuntu os 14.04 in my fujitsu laptop and i have an issue of unable to access ftp of my website, below is the logs of Filezilla for your easy reference in my laptop. I am already in touch ...
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Apache eating up 2GB of RAM

I have a 1GB VPS server running 12.0.4 ubuntu. Everything works just fine, most of time my RAM usage shows around 700 MB. However every week or so at random time Server goes out of memory and crashes. ...
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ubuntu-16.04-server-i386 installation Error “Failed command Write DMA EXT”

So I know this Error had been already discussed in this Forum several times, but I just want to know a solution perfectly fitting to my Problem. I am trying to Install Ubuntu 16.04 on a really old ...
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Loading Unix Sockets on RAM to allow faster Communication

I am currently working with some php versions and nginx. They are communicating with FastCGI and i liked more the idea to let them communicate via an Unix Socket.. There i just got some Perfomance ...
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Deluge is not connecting to daemon on server despite working from another machine

I'm running the Deluge daemon on a server on my home network, and would like to be able to connect with both my desktop and my laptop. Laptop: Ubuntu 16.04, Deluge 1.3.12 Desktop: Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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How to make slaves on cloud trusted trusted for the server to perform parallel execution

I made a task to execute multiple tasks in parallel on different slaves and the command issued by the server, but it asks me each time to enter a password for each slaves and the task fails to ...
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Ubuntu firewall is blocking metatrader from install

I want to install metatrader through wine but they say that there's a firewall so they keep asking for proxy server option. How i allow it to install?
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Port Forwarding not working

I was trying to open a specific port (2105) on my router. I did what was required at the router settings(which is accessed through the default gateway). I put in the port range as 2105 and used client ...
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How to start, stop and restart rtorrent?

I just installed rtorrent on my Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTE machine via apt-get. How do I start | stop | restart the service?
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Turning a computer on remotely, but still on the same network

I have a home server running Ubuntu 14.04 and a huge first world problem. I like to conserve power so I leave the server off most times when I'm not using it. But when I have to turn it on I have to ...
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Sharing a Network Drive through OpenSSH for a Specific Group

First question, hooray! To the point: I'm not very well versed in Linux, I'm in the process of studying my Linux+. I'm working on a variety of projects with friends, co-workers, and teachers. I'm ...
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mysql-community-server makes ubuntu shutdown very slow

Hi there: My question is about shutting down ubuntu xenial 16.04 LTS in a Dell machine dual-boot with Windows 10. Dual boot is working really well. The issue happens during ubuntu shutdown. The ...
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I need to set apt-build mtune directive on VPS ubuntu server

I need to set the right architecture for apt-build to work, in a VPS environment. Here's cpu-info detailed: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model ...
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MySQL server can't start

I installed MySQL-server-5.7 use apt: apt-get install mysql-server-5.7 but when I want to start server using: systemctl start mysql I got error. using service msyql status to see the status, I get ...
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apt-mirror testing

I want to configure a local apt-mirror on my 16.04 Ubuntu server. In my mirror.list, I am only downloading main and restricted since I don't have enough space for all the packages. After downloading ...
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Install second network interface on virtualized Ubuntu Server

I've just installed the latest Ubuntu 16.04 on a VirtualBox machine. I'd like to have two different network interfaces: the first one to access the guest machine from the host using ssh; for this ...
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Create GUID partition table (GPT) during Ubuntu Server install

On a computer with a new empty hard drive of capacity < 2 TB, I install Ubuntu Server with the standard text-mode installer. I choose to manually partition the disk. Then I can create a new empty ...
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Setting up domain with LAMP server

Not sure if this is the best forum so let me know and I'll delete it if so. I've setup a LAMP server on Ubuntu 14.04 which works fine the issue is, right now I can only access it through the public ...
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Can't SSH to machine on Local Network (time out), can SSH from ouside LAN

I have a Box 'foo' which has sshd running. I wish to ssh to this machine via Box 'bar'. Box 'foo' has the IP address 10.0.0.100 and Box 'bar' has the IP 10.0.0.109. The gateway for both of these ...
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VPN, Loopbacks, Ubuntu Server, And VirtualBox

Is it possible to create a VPN server in VirtualBox, and then connect to it from the same machine? Also, will it actually secure my information if I'm using public wifi? I'm a novice when it comes ...
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Difficulties installing apache web-server on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I was wondering if I can get some assistance here to install an apache2 web-server on my Ubuntu 16.04. I have followed the instructions, such as : opening the terminal, and typing : sudo apt-get ...
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Hamachi service on boot

I have installed Logmein Hamachi on a Raspberry PI2B running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to access this "server" via ssh with the Hamachi ip (using hamachi because the ip of the server will change over time ...
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SSH tunneling with relay and dynamic IPs

I am trying to achieve a vnc connection through ssh tunnel from a computer on a private network, and to another one on another private network, using a public server as relay. It can be graphically ...
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VM Ubuntu Server 16.04 no network connection with static IP

My Setup: Oracle VM Virtual Box running on a windows 7 box Virtual hosting is enabled in Windows Box BIOS Steps taken: With Dynamic IP assignment the the Ubuntu server can ping everything. No ...
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Restoring website after server crashes [on hold]

Kindly suggest a solution?? After a recent hardware failure, your customer has rebuilt their Linux server which hosts a wordpress site from scratch and restored essential data from the last known ...
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How to install the richdocuments plugin on Owncloud?

I'm trying to install this plugin: https://github.com/owncloud/richdocuments on Owncloud 9 on Ubuntu server 16.04 64bit. Can someone tell me how to install this app?' The main area of confusion for ...
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Change Apache document root folder to secondary hard drive

I installed the ubuntu 12.04 server edition for my server pc . i had installed lamp server. i need to change the var/www location to my secondary hard disk location. i was configured so many time to ...
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Server install freezes at 'Select Language'

Okay this is embarrassing but we have no where else to go on this. Trying to install 16.04 LTS Server and when we get to the 'Select Language' the keyboard and mouse no longer respond. We thought at ...
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Server 16.04 Guest Acct can not access samba share pointing to second HD

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and trying to setup a server with an old machine I had laying around. So far, so good, except for some reason I can't access samba shares with the guest account if the ...
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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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How can I enable wol on Ubuntu server 16.04?

I have followed instructions from Ubuntu wiki (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WakeOnLan) with no result. Worth to note that my NIC is enp0s7 and not eth0, so I replaced eth0 with enp0s7. At sudo ...
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instances of openvpn server on a Ubuntu server

Anyone know how many instances of openvpn server can I run simultaneously on a Ubuntu server (EC2 Amazon).
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Windows file paths in Ubuntu

Can somebody please help me with the following: Members of our company send each other Windows paths to files on the server, which look like this: O:\A\ Angus Smith - brief.doc. Hereby O: is a letter ...
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Adding a new dev-site to Apache 2. What am I missing?

I've got an issue when trying to access the frontend of a site I've added to an Apache server that is already hosting another live site. Here are the steps I took: added a directory ...
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how to fix font appearance on a remote terminal?

after logging in to my terminal server via ssh kyes, I use the text editor emacs24 instead of the default nano, but no matter how I change the font, the system doesn't seem to pick that font. Adding ...
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“Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'” when updating vendors in a symfony app while deploying on a remote server

I am trying to deploy my symfony application on a remote amazon server. While updating the vendors using: composer install --no-dev --optimize-autoloader command this error occurs Access denied for ...
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Error In Ubuntu Server

I have a trouble when I install ubuntu server. I use wireless connection to install. I have finished installation. But, when I write sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. It ...
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Incredible problem Ubuntu Server 14.10 before needed update restart

This morning my website doesn't load. So i checked my DNS and all was ok. So i try to connect with SSH to my dedicated server (kimsufi) and all still ok. I have seen there was a obligatory reboot ...
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High CPU load while IDLE

I have a little issue with CPU load on an ubuntu server 16.04. In IDLE is still: load average: 1.05, 1.06, 1.11. Processes, which are the biggest consumers of resources are md126_raid1 and ...
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Error | Failed to generate a seed from SecureRandom within 3 seconds. Not enough entrophy? [on hold]

Ubuntu Server 16.04 64 bit running on an OVH VPS Java JRE 8 u91 64 bit I'm using an OVH VPS server to run a BungeeCord Spigot Minecraft server network. When I run the BungeeCord.jar file, it starts ...
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Forward http requests to another server

I have several servers, but only one domain. we are behind a corporate firewall that I do not have access to, but I have a reverse proxy set up for one site. Is it possible to set up a forward for ...
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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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Status of rdp session manager sesman fail

I was using xrdp to remotely connect from my Windows laptop to Ubuntu server. It was doing ok but failed after a weekend all out of sudden. I did a >#service xrdp status and it returned: * ...