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The most important linux's services for servers

Since Linux servers let running services for instance,apache or samba etc. I think it's an important issue to know which and how many services usually run in Linux servers. What I mean is, as a ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to L2TP VPN

I am trying to connect to a VPN from my ubuntu 14.04LTS server. This is a fresh install. I cant seem to find a guide on how to connect to the VPN from the command line. Any help would be appreciated. ...
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How do I free up disk space?

My Ubuntu cloud server has left only 900MB of disk space. I'll just empty the directory /tmp and wondering if there is any other location to clean up.
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Samba server synchronisation

I configured samba / file server with Ubuntu 14.04 which is working fine. I would like to create a “backup or failover” system in case this one stops working (e.g. power cut). This samba has the IP ...
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SFTP for 2 different accounts in Ubuntu Server 14.10

I would like to ask how to make 2 different accounts for an SFTP login with my dedicated server (Ubuntu Server 14.10). The two account: A1 and A2 are the example names. After the Apache server (an ...
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“APC does not appear to be running”

Help! I'm a Linux newbie. I have a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04.5 on it. It came with PHP 5.3. I've successfully installed PHP 5.4.37 as additional PHP handler following this tutorial: ...
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Generate SSH key on computer A and use it to SSH from computer B to computer C

I'm doing some provisioning work, and it happens that I now need to do something I've never done before that I'm completely stumped on how to do. I need to be able to generate an ssh key pair ...
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Apache2 otuput buffer issue

wonder if you guys can help please? I am running an apache2 server (14.04), what im trying to do is build a progress bar for my website (so the user doesn't have to sit and look at a blank screen - ...
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Creating Mediawiki issue

Im right right now in the middle of creating Mediawiki on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS for client and i'm having some troubles doing that. I managed to establish accessible Mediawiki instance in apache but i ...
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VLC Web Interface Unresponsive

I have an ubuntu server 14.04 for my website with VLC intstalled and all of the forwarding taken care of for remote access. The problem is when I get to the VLC Web Interface, nothing seems to work - ...
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problem when reinstall apache2 ubuntu 14.04

i had some problem when reinstall apache2 i use sudo apt-get install --reinstall apache2 apache2-bin and then error with this messages, /etc/init.d/apache2: 64: .: Can't open /etc/apache2/envvars ...
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how to make python manage.py runserver still running if terminal close? [duplicate]

python manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000 how to make this command running if terminal close for now i use screen and it works any other way to do that?
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USB Installed Ubuntu server fails to load without USB

I have tried installing the Ubuntu server (version 14.04) onto my acer desktop using my USB. I configured the USB through Universal USB Installer (version 1.9.5.7), using the option that said Ubuntu ...
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booting in insecure mode Dell poweredge T20

I just installed Ubuntu server 14.04, on a Dell poweredge T20. but went I boot it up, using F12 for boot menu under UEFI is there a bootable ubuntu. but when i boot it ubuntu. it just print "booting ...
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my web browser is unable to load askubuntu.com

i installed Ubuntu in my hp pavilion g laptop.i am using Mozilla Firefox i am able to connect other websites but askubuntu.com web page is not opening in my laptop.please help to solve the problem.
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How to connect to WiFi on Ubuntu server (and how to turn on network card)

So I just installed Ubuntu Server on my laptop and when I was in the installation process I could connect to my WiFi but now since it installed and I rebooted into it in the boot process it gave up ...
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AppArmor on BeagleBoard Black (and probably other ARMv7 devices)

I've installed Ubuntu onto my BeagleBoard, using the instructions at http://www.elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu . This runs the ARM version of Ubuntu 14.04. This all went to plan and it worked, and I ...
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Adding multiple hard drives to ubuntu server so owncloud can use them

I am using an old desktop to install ubuntu server on. Once I have it installed, I upgrade to the newest version. After it is finished, I install owncloud. I've gotten it all set up and working. The ...
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Website, SFTP, SSH in home directory for multiple users

I need a little help with configuring Ubuntu Server 14.04, apache2 and SFTP for multiple separate users. Every user needs to have website in his home directory, for example: /home/user/public_html ...
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How can I remove a specific known_hosts entry without deleting the file

When I try to ssh to my server (I reset the server) I get the usual "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" I then run the suggested ssh-keygen -f "/home/XXXX/.ssh/known_hosts" -R xxx.com ...
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Need some help installing ubuntu server via usb

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server as a iso file and would like to know how i install it via a usb. The Macine im installing it on dosnt have a desk drive.
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How to only install security updates

Is it possible to only install the security updates. If this is possible it needs to be done on several servers and ubuntu virtual machines (Manually in command line) . I already tried a few ...
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sa-compile compilation error

I have a problem with the latest update for sa-compile (package 3.4.0-1ubuntu2 ) on ubuntu 14.04. When I install the package, I get the following error: .sa-compile (3.4.0-1ubuntu2) wird eingerichtet ...
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Ubuntu behaving strangely with loading http , getting 404 issues after site migration

So I have a website built in php and it was working perfectly on one server, I then moved the website to a server I have on Digital Ocean and am running into several errors, they seem to be based ...
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dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file ...
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Install LVM on Ubuntu Server

I want to setup an Ubuntu server with LVM. I installed Ubuntu using ubuntu-12.04.1-alternate-amd64.iso because I believe that the "alternate" disc must be used to install with LVM. However it created ...
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Sudo does not recognize my password anymore

The problem is happening on a remote server, so everything is done through ssh. I can login with my key, no problem here. I can change my password at will with passwd (which I believe shows that it's ...
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Aria2 download from FTP from a list of URL

I'm currently using the following wget command to download from an FTP server from a list of URL's in a file: wget --user=mylogin --password='mypassword' -P /home/ftp/ -i /var/www/file/url.txt -N ...
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Access denied when using domain credentials

I am unable to login to Ubuntu with my domain credentials....I am getting access denied. My machine has authenticated against my domain for 2+ yrs. Then a few weeks ago, when resuming from sleep, my ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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MySQL can't open files after updating server: errno: 24

Ubuntu: 12.04 LTS (Linux mysql02 3.2.0-40-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 25 21:22:10 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) MySQL: Ubuntu distro 5.5.31 Apparmor: REMOVED! Server has been running ...
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X11VNC Server shows screen from the past

I have a headless server (Xubuntu 14.04), on which I have set up a X11VNC server. The server is set to autostart at boot (e.g. I can remotely sign my user in at the system password prompt). I am ...
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Boot randomly leaves eth1 unable to send but can receive

On my Ubuntu 14.04 server with dual NICS the NIC connected to the router, eth1, will, just after boot randomly be in a state in which it can listen but not send. I use Wireshark to monitor the ...
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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server won't boot after installation [ dell poweredge T20 ]

i got a dell poweredge T20 but after the installation it won't start it won't boot the HD were the system is installed or the usb I NEED HELP specs: 4 GB DDR2 Ram intel xeon E3-1225V3 3.2 GHz 1 TB HD ...
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How to install zpanel 10.1.1 for Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS

All related questions for Zpanel Installation are outdated and those links are not working so I am posting new question This is Zpanel GitHub link. It have Installed Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2 , ...
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How to use rsync properly?

I have a server with 3 seperate websites on it. I want to switch mail transfer agents from sendmail to postfix. Switching from sendmail to postfix means thatat sendmail will have to be uninstalled. ...
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ARP flux how to solve

I have a server with 2 NICs having an IP address in the same subnet, this is what my /etc/network/interfaces looks like: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.2.155 gateway ...
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ownCloud on Ubuntu 14.04 - ban mechanism?

I have a question regarding ownCloud 7.0.4 with Ubuntu 14.04 Sometimes when I upload or download larger files (like > 300 MB) to ownCloud i get disconnected from server. It looks like my IP gets ...
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server won't boot after installation [dell poweredge T20]

i got a dell poweredge T20 but after the installation it won't start it won't boot the HD were the system is installed or the usb I NEED HELP specs: 4 GB DDR2 Ram intel xeon E3-1225V3 3.2 GHz 1 TB ...
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How do I move several LVM VG's on a pair of software RAID5 arrays from one Ubuntu install to another?

I have two software RAID5 arrays with LVM sat on top. I'm moving from Ubuntu 12.04 on an old PATA drive to Ubuntu 14.04 on a new SATA drive. I have the basic system up and running but now I'd like to ...
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Use proxy for transmissions on certain url?

for some reason my server isp is blocking certain urls on port 443 , is there any way so i can pass just those urls transmissions through a proxy ? api.example.com:443 and server.example.com:443 if ...
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How to check OS integrity?

Trying to create an additional Swap file, I used a hasty sudo dd command on our Ubuntu server. After the operation the partition appeared as fully occupied. Now I am not sure if by accident parts of / ...
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Need help in solving the issue while installing the ubuntu server 14.04lts [on hold]

I am facing issue while installing the ubuntu server 14.04lts from dvd. I have tried with vmware and with physical server but getting the same error. The error says only the failing step is : Install ...
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Running multiple php version using php-fpm

Following on from the configuration given in the answers here: How to configure Apache to run PHP as FastCGI on Ubuntu 12.04 via terminal? How do you then use this configuration to use a different ...
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Why not work Apache virtual hosts on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was install Apache 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 and it work fine by http://localhost/ address. But when I try to add new virtual host, for example http://bow.loc and restart apache, new address not available ...
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How do you install a GUI on Ubuntu Server in Google Compute Engine (GCE)?

I deployed an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Virtual Machine (VM) in the Google Compute Engine. However, I am unable to make the GUI to start. I followed all the steps found in ...
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Fully uninstall X server

I was playing around with the x server and LXDE in ubuntu server and installed it using the command 'sudo apt-get install xorg lubuntu-desktop'. When I went to uninstall it, by using the command 'sudo ...
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server first time login

I am a total newbie and just installed Ubuntu server. On startup I am asked for my username and password. OK no problem there. Then it says "welcome to Ubuntu" followed by a line that has ...