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Installing Apache MPM Worker with PHP support on Ubuntu Server 14.04.1

I'm trying to configure mine server to enable the Apache's "worker" version supporting PHP5. I have googled for hours, and all I find is either confusing/vague info. or tutorials for older Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu server can no longer get address from DHCP

A couple of years ago, I set up an Ubuntu server with RAID to act as a home file server. All was well until last week, when my other computers could no longer access the files. My problem is ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 Offline

I am having trouble installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 to a PC I am trying to use as a NAS. I have a router for my LAN but no internet access where I live. During the initial installation and hardware ...
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nut (UPS) and SSL certificates

Today I installed nut on my Ubuntu server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). $ uname -a Linux boson 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 23:30:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The UPS is connected ...
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Move Ubuntu 14.04 server from HDD to USB

Here's the deal. I have Ubuntu server installed on a quite sluggish HDD which would be of better use as a storage disk. The mainboard supports USB3.0 and I have a 32gb USB3.0 drive that I would like ...
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How can I make ISPConfig use https (443) instead of port 8080

After searching for a long time (many many hours at a time, several times) I ended up making ISPConfig to work using https://example.com/ instead of https://0.0.0.0:8080. I did this because on some ...
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vsftpd: 530 Login incorrect

I cant get vsfptd working on Ubuntu 12.04. my vsftpd.conf file looks like this and I try to connect with a local user: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES ...
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How to run .py files in browser in ubuntu? [on hold]

I had written a python file using Cgi. Now , server is required for the file to run. How to start the server and which url should be given in the browser to access the file. The code itself is ...
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Very Specific Use Linux, Firefox, Ncomputing

Okay, here's my situation. I need 5 "Kiosks" with the ability to access one specific website for people to do a survey. This is the only task the machines need to do. I have an i3 computer (4gb ram) ...
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problem inn2 no innd.pid file; did server die?

I'm Wojtek from Poland! After whhen I install&configure Inn, I want to create group by clinnd newgroup gosc.fajna.grupa System says: ctlinnd: no innd.pid file; did server die? ctlinnd: cannot ...
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Problem in virtualbox network

Install first time it was working properly. I wanted change network interface but i did't keep a backup. Now i can't connected to network in ubuntu server my host system is ubuntu pls advice me what ...
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How to access the shared folder in Virtual Box?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I make a "Server12.04" named folder on my Host machine desktop & shared the same in Virtual Box ...
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How do i update server version without losing data?

yesterday i found the difference ubuntu desktop version and server version. As i am a beginner to server administration, and i'd like to test on ubuntu server. I am now using ubuntu 14.04 and i want ...
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Mediawiki only accessible from Windows clients

I've installed Mediawiki on Ubuntu server 14.04. Mediawiki works perfectly when I type the hostname of the server into a browser on one of my network's Windows clients. I've used both: ...
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Setting up Postfix with amavisd-new, spamassassin, clamav, and SPF checking?

I am working on learning how to setup a mail server and have a question regarding the use of mail filters with Postfix. I am looking at the following guide (as well as a similar guide on the Ubuntu ...
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accessing MySQL using terminal in Ubuntu 13.04

accessing phpmyadmin db from terminal now in ubuntu 13.04 i firstly installed mysql server with sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql server version 5.5 now in terminal i can check if it is working ...
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To Vagrant or not to Vagrant? [on hold]

Until now I used a laptop with Windows on it to develop and manage the servers. Since all servers are running Ubuntu and I've set up a few of those too, I felt like it's time to set my dev laptop up ...
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Runescape private server blackscreen on startup

I have been having this issue for a while now, and it appeared so suddenly! I run ubuntu 14 through a Dell 11 chromebook and had almost all rsps' working just fine, then I accidentally messed some ...
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Cancelled ubuntu server 14.04.1 LTS and now server won't boot

SOLVED. I cancelled the install as the title sais. The problem is now I can't boot into ubuntu, all it shows is a flashing underscore on a black background. I've tried resuming the download from the ...
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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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Problem with Ubuntu 14.01, apache 2.4.7 and htaccess, mode_rewrite

Going for about 1 week through all sorts of forum posts and trying nearly any suggestion I am still getting : Not Found The requested URL /home.html was not found on this server. Apache/2.4.7 ...
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Running Into Trouble Connecting to VSFTPD Server [on hold]

I am currently not able to connect to a VSFTPD server. My /etc/vsftpd.conf is pretty much the default except for having userlist_enable=YES userlist_file=/etc/vsftpd.user_list and my username in ...
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What do I need to set up a remote terminal

So I have looked at the other questions that seem similar to this one, but they don't answer it for me. I do not believe that VNC or Team Viewer is appropriate because I am not looking for a desktop ...
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Is ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic same as ubuntu 13

I'm new to the Linux environment and I'm using a server it has as a kernel Linux Ubuntu 3.13.0-24-generic. I want to install same operating system in my desktop so please suggest me which version ...
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Forwarding ports with iptables not working?

I have an ubuntu server (14.04.1) which is asking as a router for my network. It has an internet facing interface, eth0, and a second interface, eth1, for connecting to my 10.0.0.0 network. I am ...
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Ubuntu or Windows for home file server? [on hold]

I'm planning for a home file server but I don't know which one is better for me. I have no experience with ubuntu server and I can ask my friend for a legal copy of Windows server. The devices that's ...
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How to run a .jnlp file in ubuntu server

I am trying to run a .jnlp (java) file in ubuntu server. This file is bitminter. When i try to run irt, it says access is denied.
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Is it possible to track the terminal command of a user

We want to monitor the user typing command using terminal . Where the command is saving (.bash-history) is only showing few of the command. Is it possible to get the command executed from the ...
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MAAS Network question - Node cannot ping to outside world (ip shows up correctly)

Hello AskUbuntu community, For the past few days, I finally jumped on the MAAS train but encountered a few problems with network configurations. I do apologize if I have missed some fundamental ...
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Establish reverse ssh tunnel at OS startup / network connection up [migrated]

I'm trying to setup a reverse SSH tunnel using a middle-man, due to firewall restrictions. I took the following steps: from ssh server do reverse tunnel: ssh -R 8080:localhost:22 ...
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Can my network use Ubuntu Openstack?

I have a small network of computers, I am migrating from Arch Linux to Ubuntu's OpenStack Platform for usability reasons. The reason I am asking is because of the following: Installing Ubuntu ...
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How to give ftp users access only to a specific folder and its contents

I am a new user of Ubuntu Server. I want to give ftp service all of my user. My all files are in different partition (D: drive of my PC) . I want to give them access only d: drive but not other drive ...
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Spamassassin can't start on 14.04 server

The machine is Ubuntu 14.04 Server. When I tried to start spamassassin it looks like following: enter code here:~# service spamassassin start Starting SpamAssassin Mail Filter Daemon: server socket ...
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How to install Minecraft (Server)

I want to install the Minecraft server in my Ubuntu PC. It can be either the Ubuntu Desktop or Server. How should I proceed to installing the server?
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403 Forbidden on Apache 2.4

I've read the answer at Apache2: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /dir/ on this server as well as all of the related questions and none of the solutions seem to work. I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu Server Installation getting Stuck

I am trying to install the latest Ubuntu server edition on a machine with 2 CPUs and 128GB DDR3 RAM. However, the installation getting stuck when I click on 'Install Ubuntu Server'. The CD Drive ...
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External USB HDD no longer going to sleep

I recently installed lm-sensor and smartctl on my headless ubuntu server (14.04.1). Since then I have noticed that the external USB HDD that I have attached to the machine is no longer going to ...
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How to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 14 Server [GUI-less]?

I followed the steps in this link from Dropbox website: https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx But when I run the ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd nothing happens... I don't see the message... I also ...
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“A fatal error has occured: Couldn't create admin” error when installing Ubuntu OpenStack - Canonical Distribution

I'm trying to install the new Canonical Distribution on a virtual environment following the guide published here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-ubuntu-openstack but during the ...
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I cant run pysnip

I got a program called pysnip to run a game server and this is what i got: ('from' command disabled - missing data/GeoLiteCity.dat) 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 [-] Log opened. 2014-12-22 10:05:44-0500 ...
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Failed in fetching updates/upgrade (Virtual Box)?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I tried to get updates through sudo apt-get update command but i end-up with the following error codes ...
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When I try to acess my websitefolder in Ubuntu Im getting a blank page

I recently installed Ubuntu and I'm a php developer. And I'm trying to use Ubuntu for this purpose. I already installed mysql-server and phpmyadmin and I can already access the localhost. And also ...
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How to make LTSP log into the Windows 7 VM

I have managed to install Ubuntu server and Mythbuntu and a remote front-end. Now I think it could be nice to integrate my Windows machine with the server and use Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) ...
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How do I bring back the initial 'stats page' (message of the day) after an upgrade to 14.04 server?

I've been using Ubuntu Server for quite a while, and I like seeing this when I log on over SSH: Welcome to Ubuntu 13.04 (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) * Documentation: ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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Vsftpd upload “permission denied” issue

Hi i have installed and configured ftp server on ubuntu 12.04. vsftpd.Config #anonymous_enable=YES write_enable=YES. when i drag and drops files to the Sever with filezilla, it fails: ****550 ...
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Help Starting Minecraft Server Ubuntu 14.04

My .sh file to launch the server is not working. I have the file named 'craftbukkit.sh' with this pasted in it (from the bukkit set up wiki) #!/bin/sh BINDIR=$(dirname "$(readlink -fn "$0")") cd ...
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Oscillating disk performance

I recently upgraded my server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. It used to run flawlessly for 2+ years, perfect in every way, but now I'm getting massive dropouts in the media streaming it provides. So ...
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How to report a bug to the installer?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on an old Mac workstation with EFI firmware, and I'm trying to use software raid for the root partition. The installation aborts during package installation(maybe ...
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403 Forbidden Error after changing LAMP Apache root/ www directory

I installed and set up all the LAMP services, and got it working from the www folder, thing it though I need it to point to a folder in my Dropbox (on the same partition) I modified the ...