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Change Ubuntu Interface in VM Esxi Client

i just got my first job and i need to work on our server. our server has VMWare Esxi V5.5 which has 3 vm's. Each vm has an outdated Ubuntu OS in Command Line. although i figured out how to access it ...
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Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
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how to obtain ipv4 address of ubuntu server running in virtual box along with ipv6?

i have installed ubuntu server on virtual box. When i execute the "ifconfig" command it shows the info of eth0 and loopback with inet6 address .but i want ipv4 address instead of ipv6 and i am not ...
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Minecraft-Java troubleshooting

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04. A cuple days ago java started trobleshooting on minecraft. I am not able to join any servers. It typed: Internal Exception: java.io.IOExpeption: Broken pipe Here is the ...
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Cannot ping in new Ubuntu Server install

I just installed Ubuntu Server yesterday on my old laptop. I can't ping externally or my router. To start, I figured out that instead of "eth0" I have "em1", and I got it so I now see em1 in ifconfig. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 server startup

I install just the OpenSSH server on hardware that was running 14.04 Server. Besides the pages of checks the startup goes through, I believe it should recognize scroll lock from an usb keyboard, but ...
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How to upgrade libfuse-dev from 2.9.2 to 2.9.4 Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I have been trying all day to upgrade my version of libfuse-dev 2.9.2 to libfuse 2.9.4. I am on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (headless) But it seems that it has a TON of dependencies which need to be upgraded ...
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Running script after VPN is connected

I have a server running PPTP and two routers, I have setup the routing tables for the VPN to work but each time either the server or one of the routers is switched off, it loses the routing table and ...
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Cron job not finishing

I have a custom Python script set to run with Cron on a 3-day per week basis. The job runs great, up until a certain point. The job is supposed to ZIP certain directories on my media server, and place ...
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Cannot ping domains and ips from ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu server which is running without any issues for the last one year.But now there is a wired issue caught my server and take server offline frequently. I can connect server via VNC ...
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Problem when upgrading php from 5.3 to 5.5 on Ubuntu 12.04 LAMP stack

I have a problem when upgrading my vps server from php 5.3.10 to php 5.5 my vps is on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS with Apache 2.2.22, my SQL 5.5.43 and php 5.3.10. I used the following guide (How do I install ...
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How to make my server email me when there are security updates?

There's obviously a way to check to see when an update is a security update. I often get greeted by a motd that says "there are N security updates." What I'd like to do is have my server email me a ...
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PXE booting a syslinux Kernel

I got a small Problem with my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Server. At first i've installed this packages on my server : dhcp3-server , tftpd-hpa , nfs-kernel-server and syslinux. Everything runs fine and i've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installed

New to ubuntu. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on stationary pc. Now I want to install webmin and found thehow to do, but as mentioned I am new to this. It says login to your remote server????? Can do all ...
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Monitoring tool for Ubuntu

I am running a Ubuntu server for NAT and DHCP services in my Office. What monitoring tool can be used to remotely monitor server performance, DHCP lease addresses, IP Lease statistics, monitor ...
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Server tries to connect to other servers

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server and I have discovered in the /var/auth.log that it tries to connect to other servers. This is the log file: Aug 31 08:04:49 server_name sshd[16316]: error: connect_to ...
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how do I configure preseed to populate the hostname from DHCP and not stop at the `configure the network` section during an unattended installation?

I'm trying to setup an unattended Ubuntu server install using preseed for my Hadoop cluster nodes. The hostnames are associated with MAC addresses by using a static map on my router. During ...
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How do I make a DCHP server?

I want to finish making a minecraft server (TCP/UDP) I already have a system that uses a private ip of 192.168.0.9 And a DNS on it that uses the public ip of 2.220.217.108, then redirects to it from ...
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AWS/EC2 ubuntu and ssh for users other than ubuntu

Ubuntu on EC2 creates a user ubuntu by default. I can set up SSH keys with PuTTY and login in just fine. I've created two more logins but cannot use same PuTTY configuration to get in. I've dug around ...
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Unable to connect to: ws://hostname:5240/MAAS/ws

My MAAS server has been running for several months, building openstack cloud configurations and tearing them down, then it gives the error message of "Unable to connect to: ws://hostname:5240/MAAS/ws" ...
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Change of graphical text interface, to completly text interface

I'm working on some new project and I will use some PC with Ubuntu Server 14.04 on it as main server. Everything after install will be done through ssh. I already created virtual machine for editing ...
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.bash_history of root account on Ubuntu Server 14.04

Last few hours I'm looking for a solution to enable saving of bash history on root account of Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm not using root account, because I created my own, but some other users are still ...
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Connect to Ubuntu Server over SSH and having root permissions

Is there a way to connect to Ubuntu Server from a desktop Ubuntu using Nautilus, and having root privileges when you connect? I need that, because I have a Wordpress website on the server, and I need ...
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How do I check if a package is installed on my server?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server edition 13.10. But I have ran into a bit of problem. At the end of the install, it asks you for several extra packages whether you want them nor not, like openSSH ...
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DHCP server won't start. Gives 'Not configured to listen on any interfaces!' even when configured

I have just setup isc-dhcp on my server. I even setup the correct interface. But still the dhcp server won't boot. Its says Not configured to listen on any interfaces! in the syslog. And when I try ...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu Server

I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. I'm trying to make the connection with Tunnelblick. ...
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How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces?

I have an extra IP address available to my server, and so I need to assign it in the interfaces file. At the moment, I've got this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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What is typically evolve in setting up an Ubuntu server to be able to send information from a form through an email

I recently moved from a shared hosting to a self managed server, in the share server I had a contact form that was working find but when I tried to use this form in my new self-managed server it ...
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Enable GUI on some applications accessed via SSH/remotely on a Ubuntu 14.04 (headless) server without having to install any desktop?

Is it possible? I think so, but in that case, what packages should be installed in that case (both server and clients)? I'm not sure this is possible since every time I've needed to do something ...
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After setting chmod -R 0700 still current user can see and edit the files

I have a folder in my server I am setting this folder rights by sudo chmod -R 0700 myfolder when i print rights with ls -l everything is fine nobody has any right except root but i can open the ...
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Failed: OS X using SSH login Ubuntu remotely

I want to use OS X remotely access to a Ubuntu computer via SSH. I have already installed openssh server (sshd) in Ubuntu and ssh client in OS X. I can ping ip address from OS X I can ssh user@ip ...
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NFS directory content doesn't show

I used the instructions here. Here is what I have in etc/exports: /media *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,subtree_check) and here is the command I use for mounting on the client: sudo mount ...
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Ubuntu web server: ftp connection timeout

To enable ftp service recently I have installed vsftpd using this instructions in my ubuntu web server. But I'm still unable to access my server directory using ftp. I don't know what to do or what's ...
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NAT timeout on particular websites. It feels like sites that contain re-direction for content in particular

Problem Statement: Desktop connected to LAN and WLAN encounter WWW web timeout on specific web sites. This is Very consistent. This occurs on Windows with Chrome and IE. It also happens on the ...
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No network with HP ProLiant DL380 G5

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with my ProLiant. Here's the problem: During installation, when it goes to configure the network, it detects my five network ports and the type of hardware for them just ...
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Problem connecting with a server only in one computer

I'm trying to connect to a server but y only obtain this: $ ssh user@server.direction ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer when I run the -vv option I get this $ ssh ...
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irssi and twitch?

I have a remote connection to a vps running ubuntu server 15.04 64bit and installed irssi, i want to automaticly connect to irc.twitch.tv with port 6667 and a oauth code and my username, twitch doesnt ...
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Driver hp raid controller b120i

I have a problem with a installation of ubuntu 12.04 server on HP SL4540 with raid controller b120i. Ubuntu during installation does not recognize the raid controller, and displays the disk ...
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Can I mount an encrypted /home directory with automatic login?

I'm trying to encrypt some files in Ubuntu server 14.04 so that if someone boots off a live CD that can't just read the files. However I also want the server to auto-login into a whiptail menu which ...
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Ubuntu Server automaticly connect to VPN at boot

I need to set up a server out in the field. The power and network conditions are not very good. The location is unmanned. I need the server to connect to a vpn every time it boots or re-connects to ...
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“Openbox-Message: A window manager is alredy running on screen 0”

I have a problem with creating a remote graphical connection to my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64). I've already tried everything I can find on google and forums. I ...
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How can I install Ubuntu onto a software RAID 10 array?

I'm planning to set up a low-traffic server using RAID 10 with four disks. I'd like to have Ubuntu 14.04 installed onto that RAID array. I've seen plenty of guides explaining how to set up RAID 10 ...
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Very light linux for 3GB Laptop to build pentest lab [duplicate]

I am trying to have as more operating systems as I can on my virtual machine to create a virtual lab for my research, but my Laptop isn't able to make four or more heavy OS working together, ...
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Need a web shell

I'm looking for a web service that hosts a simple shell that I can use. I need to be able to update the server through it and such. Many of the links in a previous incarnation of this question (see Is ...
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Just got a server [on hold]

I just rented a server and am trying out linux instead of windows this time around. I am stuck I am trying to connect via putty with no luck Anyone know if i am using the wrong program or have any ...
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Determine nameserver to use behind a proxy

I have access to internet only behind a proxy. apt-get works fine but when I do ping google.com I get ping: unknown host google.com. This is not the case when I do ping without a proxy. How can I ...
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Server connection issues - Urgent

I am new to Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. I was trying to connect to my windows 7 share file. I used smb:\\server-name\ and it worked on the one of the computers. On this computer it keeps asking ...
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Test my custom created DNS?

I used VPS Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) to install test environment for my Ruby on Rails development. And I succeed with installing and configuring. Now I also configured DNS on that VPS server, everything ...
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MAAS Region and MAAS Cluster Master on the same machine

I have installed MAAS with Ubuntu 14 server and I am trying to set up the cluster master. When I make any change to the cluster master interface I get this error Error: Unable to connect to cluster ...
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How can i automatically login after boot up on Ubuntu Server 15.04?

I'm having trouble trying to automatically login to my server after it boots up. I have a headless Ubuntu Server 15.04 running on a vm as a build agent for TeamCity and I don't know how to ...