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Why owncloud Unaccessible by this config/config.php?

Addition in my /var/www/owncloud/config/config.php which makes my owncloud unaccessible in the internet browser of Ubuntu 14.04 /* redirect traffic to HTTPS */ <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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PPTPD Server configuration

I have configured my pptp server, it work. i can connect and surf the internet; but the server is using the connection eth0, how can change to eth0:2, so i can use another country ip?
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USB Modem (Alcatel OneTouch X500) on Ubuntu 14.04 (Server)

Post Trying to get web connectivity (get an IP) from the Alcatel OneTouch X500, I plugged it in the USB port of my Ubuntu-14.04-Server-running x86. First time it managed to get an IP (got an ...
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How to make LAMP server accessible from the internet?

Hi I want to make my own SNS (Social Networking Site), so I installed LAMP on my Ubuntu 14.04. But its not accessible from the internet! I can run the server only on my computer by typing ...
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Force all deletes to be secure

I have setup an Ubuntu Server for my university project. Aside from full disk encryption I also intend to use Dafturn Ofris (a Linux deepfreeze) to make file recovery difficult or for any forensics ...
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How to setup OpenVPN in ubuntu 16.10 desktop over a Proxy server?

My college provides Internet through a proxy server, I need to login my username and password to access internet. I have seen installation methods of openVPN but they don't talk about how to ...
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Unable to nslookup deployed nodes on maas server

In the path toward establishment of an Openstack cloud I've already reach to the point that I must install juju and opensatck but the problem is a deployed node does not have access to the internet ...
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Running out of inodes constantly, sessionclean throwing up errors

I keep running out of inodes (Ubuntu 14.04). In my root mail I get the following message: From root@web.site.com Sun May 29 04:09:01 2016 Return-Path: <root@web.site.com> X-Original-To: root ...
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Connecting MS SQL using freetds and unixodbc: isql - no default driver specified

I am trying to connect to the MS SQL database using freetds and unixodbc. I have read various guides how to do it, but no one works fine for me. When I try to connect to the database using isql tool, ...
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Apache2-mod-ruid2 doesn't work

I set up an Ubuntu 16.04 server with Apache2 and PHP7 cgi. So far so good but as soon as I install ruid2 sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-ruid2 Apache stops to work properly. I get a ...
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cannot change php and mysql/percona to use utf-8

Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 What I had done: Set as below in php.ini, restart php5-fpm default_charset = "UTF-8" Set as below under http section of nginx.conf, restart nginx charset utf-8 Set below ...
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How do I to run multiple applications and manage them over SSH on one Ubuntu Server?

This seems like a noob question but I honestly am not sure. I would like to run a Spigot Minecraft server and a Samba NAS server on the same box and access them both at the same time. How do I do ...
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apt-get upgrade error : E:sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

I'm doing an upgrade with sudo apt-get upgrade After I press Enter: do you want to continue [y/n]? y dedconf: apt-extracttemplates failed:No such file or directory extracting templates from ...
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Open port 80 on Ubuntu server

I'm just starting out in ubuntu/linux, and have some trouble opening port 80 for incoming connections. I ran the sudo ufw allow80/tcp command, and when I run sudo ufw status the result looks like ...
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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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How to remove systemd from Ubuntu 16.04 and prevent its usage

I was able to enable upstart and disable systemd with commands that follows, but I was not able to prevent its auto re-installation when invoking apt-get install lxde (I am used to a serious server ...
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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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ACL issue. Not getting correct mask

I got a problem with my ACL rules. The mask is not being followed, even though its defaulted to rwx root@WinterFell:/mnt/backup/test# getfacl ./ # file: . # owner: root # group: root user::rwx ...
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How to Install Ubuntu Server without swap?

I have a 256GB solid state drive on which I plan on installing Xen and a few VMs. For the host (dom0), I want to use Ubuntu Server 16.04 and have it take up as little space as reasonably possible. ...
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How to combine two apache conf together?

Background Information I have the following files: me@mydev:/etc/apache2/sites-available$ ls -lah total 24K drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K May 30 11:06 . drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 4.0K Apr 19 15:18 .. ...
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Radio Station streaming

I have a little FM radio station, and I am thinking of using a pc with ubuntu to stream the radio on the internet. What application would be able able to use the Internet to transmit ? My ip is ...
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Setting up subdomains for ubuntu server 14.04?

I have spent the past 5 or so days googling and asking on various IRC channels, but I can't seem to find an answer. Before I ask the question, I'll give what information I think is relevant, since I'm ...
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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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how can i acces website on linux server?

I have installed ntopng in my linux server and ntopng has web interface. But linux server doesn't and i want to connect my linux server somehow to my other computer in the same network which has ...
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Sh: php command not found when trying to execute file from web broeser

I have one file with code shell_exec (php test.php) When I run this file from command prompt, It run successfully and when same file I am trying to run through web browser this will give error as ...
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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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Samba over Internet or alternative for my file server?

Samba over Internet? I want a file server that stores all files on the server and nothing else. I tried vsftpd, but I had to download the files first before I could actually edit it. I'm currently ...
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VNC to cloud server?

Is it possible to use VNC to access a 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 which ...
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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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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 ...