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Ubuntu Server: /etc/fstab edited without my permission - Can't Start Ubuntu

Afternoon all. I recently created a clean install of Ubuntu Server 14.04 I access it through Windows Remote Desktop Connection using XRDP and have installed OpenVPN. The only other use is as a DLNA ...
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problem editing sshd_config

We currently have a vulnerability in SSH (Ubuntu Server 10.04) that requires us to remove MD5 and RC4 from SSH, we did it correctly in 4 servers, but when we edit it on one server in particular and ...
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12.04.4 server can't verify common SSL certificates, usual fixes failing

The Problem I've got one server in a farm which is suddenly unable to correctly handle SSL certificates. Attempting to do a curl command like curl -v https://google.com results in: curl -v ...
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openssh: Permission denied

I am new to ubuntu and just started to configure my first ubuntu server. The problem is with openssh. I made openssh server using tasksel. Forwarded port 22 on router to Server IP. In the local ...
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Transfer mails between two servers

I have two servers running on Ubuntu 14.04 . Postfix and Dovcote installed on both. Mail server is running properly on both . I want to transfer mail from Server 1 to Server 2 . Can anyone suggest the ...
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Can't reach server on eth0 when connected to OpenVPN on tun0

I have a desktop (Utopic) and a home server (Trusty) connected to a home router. The router is set to forward some ports to the server. When I connect the server to an OpenVPN provider (on tun0 ...
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mysql-server not installing on ubuntu [duplicate]

I had a problem in mysql login so i tried to reinstall mysql-server But I am unable to reinstall *Ubuntu Version 13.04 I tried following command apt-get update apt-get install mysql-server ...
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What's the minimum disk space requirement for Ubuntu Server?

This page suggests that 1 GB is sufficient, but when I tried installing it on a VM with a 1 GB virtual hard disk, I received a "Failed to partition the selected disk" error indicating that the disk ...
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phpmyadmin not found

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I have made setup LAMP by going through step by step what in this link. For apache I mean http://localhost all the files are working fine . But when I am doing ...
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Bind more than 1 port over SSH?

I use SSH for managing linux servers. Sometimes I need to bind ports from the server to my client. I do this this way: sudo ssh <serverUser>@<server> -L ...
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snmpwalk -Of does not display textual OID

We are having problem running this snmpwalk on Ubuntu server 14.04. snmpwalk -v 2c -Of -c public localhost Or snmpwalk -v 2c -Of -m SNMPv2-MIB -c public localhost Both of them do not display the ...
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Is there a log of the output of “bash install.sh [ ]” available for Ubuntu server?

Following the advice of someone on this site I attempted to update a wireless device driver with: bash install.sh [] which I ran while in sudo. The update didn't work and I'm wondering if some ...
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Connect headless server to OpenVPN

I'm running a headless Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. I'd like to use a commercial VPN service to secure the server's internet connection, and my VPN provider uses passphrases for authentication. I've ...
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Automatically deleted MySQL database table when restart server

I installed LAMP server on my Ubuntu 12.04 Server PC. I changed the database storage location using my.cnf. After I changed the location it's working fine. But if I restart my MySQL database is ...
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Error starting ClamAV daemon

I can't get the ClamAV daemon to start on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. Here's what I get when I try to start the service: sudo service clamav-daemon start * Starting ClamAV daemon clamd [fail] When I ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 does not recognize the hard drive on PowerEdge 2950 with SAS6 iR

I have a power edge 2950 with SAS6 iR without PERC and one single hard disk, the SAS controller is active on BIOS but when I try to install ubuntu server 14.04 it shows: One or more drives containing ...
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Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
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Postfix SASL Authentification not applied

I've a problem: I set up a Postfix and want to apply SASL user auth over cyprus. But the Problem is that Postfix won't accept the SASL auth or even the TLS encryption which i configured. In the ...
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ubuntu guest network issue

On my Mac host, in Virtualbox->Settings->Network, I chose Bridged Adapter and en1 Wi-Fi (Airport) interface, check marked Cable Connected. On the ubuntu guest, eth0 is assigned ip address in the same ...
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LinConnect failure to install

When I ran the commands from github (as per http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-android-notifications-on-your-linux-desktop/ ) on Lubuntu 12.04.1, I got this before the install stopped: ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet connection sharing questions

first up im pretty new to ubuntu/linux in general. I have a ubuntu 14.04 server with 2 nics in it. eth0 (with subnet 192.168.0.0) is connected directly to my router for internet and eth1 (192.168.1.0) ...
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Mount Windows File Share and acces them on ubuntu 14.04 server

I have created a windows file share windows server 2012 on one of the data centre and i want to access the file share in another data centre on ubuntu server 14.04 I am able to ping both the machines ...
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Cron : How to delete directory via cron

I have allready installed cron and here it is 1 0 * * * rm -R /path/to/my/folder/$(date +'%Y-%m-%d' -d "yesterday") I want to delete every day folder with "Yesterday name" LIKE "2014-12-14" ...
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Why has xampp folder in opt/xampp disapeared and stopted working?

I successfully installed xampp yesterday. I say successfully, because I was able to start the server using sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start, and xampp index page worked perfectly. I then decided to ...
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how to host git repository via ssh on ubuntu 14.04?

I want to create git server and want to host a java project which has been written in 3 tier archituctere, it means that their might be multiple project(git repository) such as client, server, common ...
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System consumes all memory even after hardware upgrade

Previously, I had a 4GB RAM server with Linode. Several times, I did "free -m" command to check available memory. Most of the times it showed less than 200 Mb free. Major processes I am running ...
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How do I add locale to ubuntu server?

I currently have those locales: locale -a C en_AG en_AG.utf8 en_AU.utf8 en_BW.utf8 en_CA.utf8 en_DK.utf8 en_GB.utf8 en_HK.utf8 en_IE.utf8 en_IN en_IN.utf8 en_NG en_NG.utf8 en_NZ.utf8 en_PH.utf8 ...
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How do I install Parallels Tools via the command line?

I have Ubuntu Server 10.10 running on Parallels 6 (latest update from yesterday) on my iMac. I click on the Install Parallels Tools in the Parallels Desktop Menu, but do not see where what I think ...
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Trying to set up Apache Virtual Server on Virtualbox

I have set up an Ubuntu 14.04 server with a Lubuntu front end in Virtualbox. I now want to configure two virtual servers on this system (something I have already done successfully on Windows). I just ...
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Couldn't Configure SNMP in Ubuntu

I'm trying to monitor Ubuntu server 12.04 via Solarwinds sever which requires to enable SNMP on the Ubuntu. I update the following line in the /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf : rocommunity secret 10.0.0.0/16 ...
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Disk is full but SDA3 has space

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a dedicated server for a website. After every couple of hours, it starts giving errors that the disk is full. I used some basic commands to see the space, and only root is ...
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Not able to install redmine properly. Showing index and dpkg error

I am trying to install Redmine in my ubuntu 14.04 server. It is installed but when run in the browser it shows only the index and not the home page. When I try to fix the bug it shows dpkg: error ...
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Ubuntu download very slow under VM

I install ubuntu server14.04 on VM, Ram 1024, Hdd 512GB on separate HDD, but it's running slow. To make "sudo apt-get upgrade" my ubuntu i wait one and a half hour. Please help to make faster
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Best service to backup from ubuntu server

I have a home server based on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I use it as a home backup system for the various computers around the house. I would like to have a backup of my backup that is not on-site. I am ...
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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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How do I fix my locale issue?

I am getting this message everytime I do something like starting or stopping a service. perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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Can't access MAAS web interface

I'm currently using a virtual machine to run ubuntu server. I installed maas on it. I got this error everytime. The requested URL /MAAS was not found on this server. Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server at ...
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How to upgrade softwares from currently installed LAMP on a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system? Please provide me the step-by-step instructions

Someone had installed LAMP on my machine almost two(2) years back. I got this machine since last six(6) months. The LAMP is working fine for all of the PHP project work I do. But the issue is all the ...
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How to update MySQL Server, MySQL Client and phpMyAdmin to the latest stable versions on my local machine running on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. I've already installed LAMP server on my machine. I'm using following Apache HTTP Server version. I got following information after I type following ...
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SSH: Permission denied, please try again. While tryng to connect to remote 12.04 server

I'm having quite the head ache because of this. The day before yesterday I rented a VPS at atlantic. They provided me with vnc and root's ssh credentials. I could only login through a VNC viewer ...
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I can no longer add a static route for a single host with /32 subnet mask in /etc/network/interfaces

Everything was working fine until today's reboot for updates. Basically I have a server with 2 network interfaces. One is the primary interface eth0 with internet connection. The other interface eth1 ...
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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, perfect in every way, but now I'm getting massive dropouts in the media streaming it provides So far the only ...
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PHPMYADMIN /phpmyadmin was not found on this server

PHPMYADMIN is installed in my computer and I removed and reinstalled it just now Yet I am unable to access the phpmyadmin Your suggestions are kindly appreciated. Thank you in advance
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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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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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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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What specific PPA does Unity come from?

So me and another where looking around and just couldn't find this item. We are wanting a Minimal Ubuntu Server install with Unity. Problem is, there is no simple way to pick out a single PPA to ...
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Black screen ubuntu server 14.04 after install

i had install ubuntu 14.04 server on my pc using bootable usb. once i installed and try to reboot. server doesn't boot up. it is when i plugged in the usb drive until it boots up.
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Cannot get Ubuntu Server 14 to boot

I have been having a problem after a power outage last night. The computer rebooted after the power came back online but sat at the Mac Grey startup screen with a folder and question mark in it which ...