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How to perform a CPU/disk intensive operation without drastically affecting other processes?

I am running a server on Ubuntu 12.04. The operation I'm trying to perform is a git clone, as part of a new backup system I'm implementing. The source and destination are both local, so there is no ...
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Samba Domain is same as hostname, fastest way to change?

So, I've been following this tutorial for my first ever samba Domain Controller setup. However, I wasn't really thinking straight during the process, and assigned the domain name the same as the ...
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Create a VSFTPD server with anonymous access

I want to set up a FTP server on Ubuntu 14.04 I have full access to the server and any tutorial I find online doesn't tell me exactly how to access it. I am using VSFTPD because of many suggestions. ...
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Getting Permission denied when trying to setup rTorrent with lighttpd

I want to create locally a rTorrent RPC server. I installed rTorrent, here is ~/.rtorrent.rc download_rate = 500 #upload_rate = 150 directory = ~/torrent/data session = ~/torrent/session ...
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Maximum terminal resolution in ubuntu server virtual box guest

I have a VM machine running ubuntu 14.04 (guest) on a Win7 host. I currently have the resolution of the server set to 1024*768 by adding this GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="splash xvga=1024x768x24" ...
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Connect (rdp) debian server from linux mint machine [on hold]

I am trying to have desktop access to a debian server through my linux machine (using remmina as the software). Till now I have the necessary credentials to create a ssh connection. So far I have done ...
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Samba bug, need help running a command at boot to fix it

I have this bug in the latest Samba available in the Ubuntu 15.10 repository. As Sylvain Pasche says, you can work around it by doing the following: mkdir /mnt/root mount -o rbind / /mnt/root The ...
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GRUB could not be installed on softraid (mdadm on 14.04.03 server)

I ve got some problems with installing latest 14.04.3 The bug is described here. After using mdadm to create software raid5 (3 HDD) partition, the GRUB refuses to install. Updating the update-grub ...
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Increase the root partition size on Ubuntu Server 14.04

How can I increase the root partition size of a virtualized Ubuntu Server 14.04 using the CLI?
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dns configuration problem bind9

Following is my bind9 configuration the domain I want to configure is home.lan it is home network /etc/bind/named.conf.local is following zone "home.lan" IN { type master; file ...
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How do I get resolvconf to regenerate resolv.conf after I change /etc/network/interfaces?

After updating /etc/network/interfaces with something very similar to below, how do I get /etc/resolv.conf to update? I tried (as root) resolver -u, service networking restart but they didn't work. I ...
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Wondershaper won't work for values 9950+

I'm strugling with traffic shaping on my video-streaming server. I'm thrilled how does the wondershaper work, however, I can't set more than 9950 (approx. 1,75MB/s) for uploading. If I set anything ...
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Mysql installation failed

Mysql server is failed to start suddenly, so I just uninstalled it and tried to reinstall again. But, While installing the mysql server using #apt-get install mysql-server-5.6 I got the following ...
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How to change ubuntu's server date and time via command line?

The Ubuntu server's current date and time is different from the time zone date and time. I have tried using: sudo date "30 Sep 2015 4:43:42" to change it but it did not change the date and time, ...
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tftp error code 2 access violation (tftp not working)

System info: Linux ravi-Inspiron-N5010 3.13.0-46-generic #79-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 20:08:14 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux root@ravi-Inspiron-N5010:/home/ravi/Desktop# lsb_release -a No LSB ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install fail

I am using legacy boot. I install server 14.04.3 but when I reboot I get nothing. It never boots and never gives up and tries netboot, it just hangs, black screen. It appears to be a hardware issue ...
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apache doesn't restart on Ubuntu 14.04 server reboot

I have recently clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 server. Recently I noticed when I reboot my server Apache 2.4.7 won't start automatically - If I try to restart it I get " There are processes named ...
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Control a script that runs at start-up through SSH

So I have a server running that runs a few scripts automatically at start-up. They run a few programs that allow you to execute commands from them. This has been going fine but now I am wondering if ...
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Ubuntu server not showing up in Windows

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 to run a file server. I have samba installed. It will not show up in my Windows network area, and sometimes it will let me connect to my windows shared files from the Linux ...
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Static LAN IP Problems on Ubuntu

I'm having problem on defining static IP to my machine. I want to declare a static IP which connects to router with wireless, those lines below are the settings in /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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ssh local ipaddress

I am trying to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on my local laptop. I have 2 VMs running ubuntu. I am able to successfully run hadoop on each one of these VMs as single-node. To configure ...
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Parse Error:Syntax Error T_String

I have ubuntu as guest on virtualbox and host is Windows 7 ultimate. phpinfo(); in test.php at /var/www/ displays the proper information, yet when I echo something out, I receive : Parse Error:Syntax ...
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How to broadcast local server as wifi hotspot

I have a local server running on 127.0.0.1:8008. I would like to use my ubuntu laptop as a wifi hostspot to allow users to access the server running on this port. I read ...
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Error in restarting apache2

I done a lot but still getting error in restarting apache2. * Restarting web server apache2 AH00112: Warning: DocumentRoot [/home/test.com] does not ...
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Where can I find a Swift 2.6.0 package?

I'm facing this Swift bug, which is fixed in the 2.6.0 release of Swift, on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I'm looking for a deb package of swift object server in version 2.6.0. As far as I know, ...
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Some jar files count as .zip?

I have a server for Minecraft and i just recently updated to java 8 update 73, iIfollowed some tutorials to get it installed, I also use the command to set it as default... but only the jar files on ...
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MGA G200e on Ubuntu Server 12.10

I'm trying to set up correct display resolution but the driver doesn't seem to work. r00ster@nix:~$ sudo lshw -C display [sudo] password for r00ster: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA ...
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Issues with Samba Connection

So I'm building my first home server and am having issues with the samba system all my computers can detect it but I am receiving errors telling me it is unaccessible. The computers in the house are ...
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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Abnormal usage for memory

These days, my linux VPS is very slow, for that I've installed htop package using apt-get to see what is happening to my server. When I opened htop, I see that my server is using approximatively 700 ...
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Assigning a static IP to Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server in my machine on a separate hard drive while having my Windows 7 installation. The Windows OS has its full network connectivity and internet access through the ...
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ntp.conf error. unexpected T_String, expecting T_EOC

Having a problem with my NTP server. It is an Ubuntu 14.04 VM. It seems to hang after a day or so of running. When it's up, it's working fine. I'm seeing these errors in syslog: ntpd[901]: syntax ...
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How to configure email sending?

I am setting up Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, and want to configure automatic updates with email notifications. Ubuntu Server Guide talks about two places where I can specify email TO address: ...
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Copying backups from remote server to local machine with a cronjob?

I have two remote servers, one running Apache and MySQL, and another Apache and Postgresql. Using these (https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Automated_Backup_on_Linux) scripts as reference, I've created ...
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Samba4, chgrp: invalid group: `domain admins'

I am following the steps in this tutorial "https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs" to share folders, but when I get "# chgrp" Domain Admins "/ srv / samba / Demo /" i get "hgrp: ...
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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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Errore GnuTLS -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received

VSFTPD raise this error after checking the password of users that don't have a shell login to the server. I have it and I can login without any problem. This is the log I see in Filezilla: Stato: ...
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updating Ubuntu, version differences

Okay, so after looking through the forum and carefully checking the 'may already have your answer' section. I have decided to ask this question. First some background, I'm in charge of about 9 Linux ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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Use Steam's In-Home Streaming across VPN (OpenVPN)?

Like the question says, I would like to set up an OpenVPN server using TAP mode to facilitate the game-streaming capabilities built into Steam to stream from a Windows 7 gaming machine to an ...
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scp stalls at 2112KB

After upgrading an Ubuntu server from 12.04 to 14.04, I am now unable to send (larger) files by scp. Also, bzr updates and commits to and from the server are unreliable, presumably if the total data ...
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Restoring backups made with rsnapshot

So I have configured my backup server to pull full system backups from my prod server using rsnapshot. Here is the exclude list that I used for my backups: - /lost+found - /media/* - /cdrom/* - ...
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Config for direct network connection between 2 servers both with connection to switch

I have the following setup: Server 1 eth0 > Switch Server 2 eth0 > Switch eth0 on both currently uses DHCP where the DHCP server will assign the same IP each time, so they have static IPs. ...
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Postfix odd configuration

The Ubuntu 14.04's postfix (installed from mail-stack-delivery meta package) configuration file, main.cf, comes with an odd configuration directive: smtpd_recipient_restrictions = ...
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disk is full, but cannot find big files or folders

Ubuntu server shows me that I use allmost all disk: Usage of /: 95.5% of 118.12GB And I try to find big folders and files, run ncdu: ncdu 1.8 ~ Use the arrow keys to navigate, press ? for help ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.03 LTS -32bit problem with apt-get update

Hi my ubuntu server has problem to install packages and use the command sudo apt-get update Every site it tries to connect to I got a fail. But the server is connected to the network and I have a ...
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lxc-create hangs and finally fails

I was trying to place some juju charms on linux containers and the containers failed to start. To debug the issue I sshed into the node where this happened and tried creating an LXC container manually ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Windows 10 Machine using Oracle Virtual Box 5.0.12 r104815, but cannot get past the "Select and install software" step. I've tried running Virtual Box as ...
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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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What is the proper way to allow multiple users access to /var/www?

Software Versions Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 I have a small web server set up and have about 5 users for whom I host websites. My web structure is like this: /var/www/user1 /var/www/user2 ...