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Setting Permissions for /var/www on a local server running Ubuntu Desktop to share writing privileges with other computers on the local network

I've been struggling like hell for 3 days now, can't figure what I did wrong... EDIT 3: I think my question is more specific than I thought, so I have a new thread here: Make owner of newly create ...
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Modifying php.ini - Wont see any changes after edit

I got a server that runs : PHP Version 5.5.9-1 ubuntu 4.9 I wanted to edit the "correct" php.ini file so i can enable some features. First of all i used: root@server ~ # find / -name php.ini ...
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How to install and setup tftp server in Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic)?

I was using 14.04 before, and I was able to setup and make tftp server and client work. Now that I upgrade to 14.10, tftp server isn't working anymore Here's what I did: Install the package. sudo ...
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What are the features in Snappy Ubuntu that make it more secure than the normal Ubuntu?

I am thinking of using Snappy Ubuntu for IoT application. Security is important in IoT. What is the difference between Snappy Ubuntu and the normal Ubuntu that makes Snappy more secure compared to ...
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sudo and apt-get not found

I'm handling server as RA which was passed down to me by another graduated RA but I'm new and fresh to this environment facing a few issues right now. The server is setup by the graduate RA from ...
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Connecting Ubuntu Server 12.04 to public network (internet access)

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my computer. I want to setup my dedicated server for web server and also I already have my own domain for web hosting company. I followed these instructions ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu Server sleep/hibernation

I'm running the latest Ubuntu Server (quite literally downloaded & installed yesterday) on a box under my desk. I've got trac installed and OpenSSH. Intermittently both become unavailable, as if ...
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What is the best way to secure remote acess a Ubuntu server from Windows?

I know this a constantly ask question here, but I am looking for more clearer answer. I want to remote access a Ubuntu server securely either using SSH through PUTTY, and if its more popular to use ...
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postgresql broken after 14.04 despite succesful pg_upgrade

I'm running an Ubuntu VPS where i'm am upgrading to 14.04. everything has gone smoothly so far. Except the PostgreSQL migration from 9.1 to 9.3. The server hosts a Django 1.6 site and the traceback ...
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How do I set up a service?

I have a script that I would like to run as a service on my Ubuntu Server 11.04 headless box. That is, I want to have the correct files under /etc/init.d/ and to be able to control it via the service ...
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Can't ssh into server, connection refused

I can't ssh into my server. The server is on a private network administrated by me. Ubuntu is version 14.04. This started when I changed to a wired ethernet card. The client is MobaXTerm (latest) ...
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Why can I not be heard in my own Mumble server?

I have seen similar questions and have not found a solution to this issue I have been having. So I set up my own Mumble server via sudo apt-get install mumble-server and then configuring the root, and ...
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Generating .ovpn Config for android phone

I'm using an Ubuntu Server and I wanted to use OpenVpn for my server and my android phone. I installed OpenVpn connect for my phone and the software needs *.ovpn file from my server. How can I ...
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UBUNTU 8.10 File Server Access [on hold]

I have an Ubuntu file server set up by a contractor no longer in business. It is Ubuntu version 8.10 - it used to simply boot up when turned on - now it is asking for login and password - I was never ...
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Perl dependancy problems installing Webmin

I just installed webmin from a .deb file. on Ubuntu Server 12.04, which went ok. I logged in at the web interface and checked the "Perl Modules" page. There was on module suggested but not installed. ...
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Docker container on a virtual Ubuntu Server

Is it possible to install docker.io on an ubuntu server in a virtual environment? Maybe on a vserver of a hosting provider? Thanks
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Apache Httpd backed by both Tomcat and PHP

After a bit of googling it turned out that this topic is not well described hence asking about it here. What I have already: well setup & working system where: Apache Tomcat with main ...
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Question with connecting to Docker container on virtualized Ubuntu server

As a web designer I have been using VirtualBox to set up temporary work servers for my projects. Lately I've been trying to reduce the number of virtual machines on my laptop(due to limitations of ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no longer mounts samba share on boot

I recently upgraded to ubuntu server 15.04 from 14.04. I have this line in my fstab: Samba //192.168.1.101/mediaserver2/ /mnt/mediaserver/ cifs ...
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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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Whats better for server for old netbook - Ubuntu Server or Lubuntu/Ubuntu MATE?

I want to use my old netbook for a Wordpress server (2Gb ram, 1.6GHz CPU), and I want it to be as resource and energy efficient as possible. I have already tried Ubuntu Server, Lubuntu and Ubuntu MATE ...
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Connect to network - network is unreachable

Although I am able to browse the net just fine I keep getting network unreachable when I run a download using my Java program. It was working fine till yesterday but now it is suddenly giving me ...
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How Can I install A Rhythmbox Plugin On My Ubuntu VPS?

I am trying to install a Rhythmbox Plugin (File Organizer https://launchpad.net/rb-fileorganizer) on my VPS Ubuntu installation. On the desktop, I would be required to open the folder then double ...
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IPv6 Tunnel behind NAT

I have a Ubuntu VPS with several IPv6 addresses as well as a IPv4 address. I am travelling often, so I want to set up a tunnel to my VPS which can be initiated from a laptop behind a NAT, which will ...
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How to configure postfix to not relay to local virtual domain?

I have set up a SMTP server with iRedMail on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything is working smoothly. I can create new users and send e-mails. My situation however is a bit more complicated: I need this ...
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Can a Mumble Server be hosted on a Ubuntu desktop?

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and I want to run my own Mumble Server. Is it possible to do off of the desktop or do you need to be running a Ubuntu server? I have tried setting it up via sudo apt-get ...
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How can i run two servers in xubuntu 14.04: Mysql server 5.5 & Activemq 5.11

I am developing a web application in netbeans 8.0.2. I have already installed mysql server 5.5 and it was running correctly until i executed the './activemq start' command. The following two error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - WiFi WPA2 Personal

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server and cannot get wifi configured correctly to work with WPA2 personal and could use some help. There was a simple wizard during install where I selected my SSID ...
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Folders, shares and permissions

I want to organise my home network for my family, so: kids get their own login (probably on a Windows machine). Kids get read/write access to their own folder. Kids get read-only access to a folder ...
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x11vnc - How can I allow only certain users to have a VNC session

On my server, all but port 22 (ssh) are closed. VNC is possible, but only with a VNC-over-ssh method. Right now x11vnc is started -forever at boot. With the right ssh tunnel, anybody can initiate a ...
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Installing GUI on Ubuntu server 15.04 without internet connection

I'm trying to figure out how I can install the GUI on my Ubuntu server without an actual internet connection to do the downloading of the software to the server. I have a portable hotspot for internet ...
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How do I autostart docker container at system reboot?

As I hosted a WordPress site in docker containers and i want these containers to be started at boot time always, so need to done it manually.
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CIFS client behaving as root on server

I have a CIFS client w/a regular user. I have a SAMBA server where the only user is root. I want the user on the client system to be able to access the files on the remote server as root. So far I ...
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How to setup a local web server to connect from another machine

I would like to setup a local network with one Ubuntu server and multiple clients(Ubuntu desktop). I need to install web server (lamp) in server and all Client machines needs to access the web server ...
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ubuntu server 15.04: remote access mysql

I install the MySQL from the Ubuntu server cd(15.04). When installation is finished, I found that the configure files under /etc/MySQL/, such as my.cnf and MySQL.cnf are all empty. So I want access ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Bad archive mirror

I get stucked when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my laptop. When it comes to "Choose a mirror of the Ubuntu archive", I get 'bad archive mirror' error. I've tried many times with other options ...
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Install quickBooks in Ubuntu server (I have the fedora instructions)

Hi I try to install qb in a server ubuntu 14 64 bits, all the system is for fedora. the steps I make: dowload the package qbdbm_25.0.i386.rpm installer, (don't exist 64bits) add 32 bits ...
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Ubuntu and Ubuntu Server on the same laptop

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB (using UNetBootin) on my laptop, on a freshly formatted hard drive, and then I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 from a USB (made again with UNetBootin), and ...
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Cannot Keep Ubuntu Server running on a laptop despite workarounds

I have Ubuntu 14.04.01 server. I edited /etc/systemd/logind.confand changed a line to HandleLidSwitch=ignore Then I saved the file and executed sudo restart systemd-logind. I even rebooted the ...
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Nginx logrotate logs

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and have a standard installation of nginx (apt-get install nginx) running. Everything is running fine but I notice that the nginx logs are being rotated but nginx carries on ...
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Apache 2.4 and mod_perl 2 on Ubuntu 14.04: local configuration

I'm trying to get Apache 2.4 configured such that I can test mod_perl 2 code locally (I should note that I have little recent experience with Apache). I've installed both of them on a machine running ...
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Ubuntu Server not booting up after install

I have a HP ProLiant Gen8 server with two 3TB HDDs and 16GB RAM and a 16GB Kingston USB. And I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on the 16GB USB, i followed the steps in the installation process and ...
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MAAS - Adding nodes not working

Complete MAAS newbie here. migrating a cluster from ROCKS to MAAS is the goal. We have a cluster on a private network. I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a CD following these instructions: ...
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SSH with PAM Google

I have a server with Google Authenticator enabled. It worked fine, and one day I tried to login, and suddenly I'm not able to. Fortunately, I do have Ajenti installed with a terminal, so it's not a ...
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Unable to execute command start-all.sh in Hadoop

GUYS I'm using this tutorial How to install Hadoop? I mean the one made by Luis Alvarado in one of the comments .. So I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit Hadoop version is 2.2.0 Actually I'm a total newbie ...
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I can't connect to Virtual Ubuntu Server from smartphone

I'm developing a web app for my degree. Due to security reason I installed Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation and, with IP that I found thanks to ifconfig command I can reach the app from desktop ...
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How do I configure my DNS settings in Ubuntu server?

According to this page it appears to be simple. However, /etc/bind does not exist on the default installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS server. So, without installing any further software, how can ...
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How do I remove syslog after centralizing to a remote server?

How do I remove syslog from a client after I have centralized it to a sever? Here are my syslog configurations of the client server $ModLoad imtcp $InputTCPServerRun 514 @@:192.168.0.101 I want to ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Drop UDP packet

I use Ubuntu server as part of my system and now I have seen something interesting. I have a router that sends me ethernet 802.11 packets. I generate this packet in the router and then send it under ...
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How to invoke kernel with serial console?

How do I invoke the kernel with serial console on 12.04? In 10.04 I could just add console=ttyS0 in kernel line or install quiet console=ttyS0 on boot: line How do I do that in 12.04?