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Ubuntu 15.04 no longer mounts samba share on boot

I recently upgraded to ubuntu server 15.04 from 14.04. I have this line in my fstab: Samba //192.168.1.101/mediaserver2/ /mnt/mediaserver/ cifs ...
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Hot to install and setup tftp server in ubuntu 14.10 (utopic)?

I was using 14.04 before, and I was able to setup and make tftp server and client work. Now that I upgrade to 14.10, tftp server isn't working anymore Here's what I did: Install the package. sudo ...
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How do I remove syslog after centralizing to a remote server?

How do I remove syslog from a client after I have centralized it to a sever? Here are my syslog configurations of the client server $ModLoad imtcp $InputTCPServerRun 514 @@:192.168.0.101 I want to ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Drop UDP packet

I use Ubuntu server as part of my system and now I have seen something interesting. I have a router that sends me ethernet 802.11 packets. I generate this packet in the router and then send it under ...
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Can a Mumble Server be hosted on a Ubuntu desktop?

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and I want to run my own Mumble Server. Is it possible to do off of the desktop or do you need to be running a Ubuntu server? I have tried setting it up via sudo apt-get ...
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How to invoke kernel with serial console?

How do I invoke the kernel with serial console on 12.04? In 10.04 I could just add console=ttyS0 in kernel line or install quiet console=ttyS0 on boot: line How do I do that in 12.04?
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How can I install Ubuntu server on a USB stick?

What do I need to install a Ubuntu Server on a USB stick? I don't want to create a bootable stick, but really install the system there.
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Clarification: What are my options for an image server/Central Management Server with Ubuntu Server?

Recently my household has started using various version of Ubuntu to replace Windows. We have 4 Computers running different iterations of Ubuntu (mostly 15.04 64bit) and I would like to set something ...
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I can't connect to Virtual Ubuntu Server from smartphone

I'm developing a web app for my degree. Due to security reason I installed Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation and, with IP that I found thanks to ifconfig command I can reach the app from desktop ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS on a MacBook Pro 7.1, unexpected shutdown happens

I'm trying to setup a webserver on an old MacBook Pro to be able to securely, and remotely, manage our home network stuff. The end goal is to be running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, running an apache2 ...
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Error Setting up Minecraft-init Script

I run a Ubunut 14.04 64Bit Server and try to get a vanilla Minecraft server to run as a Service. I found a good script here: http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Tutorials/Server_startup_script I set it ...
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Nginx logrotate logs

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 and have a standard installation of nginx (apt-get install nginx) running. Everything is running fine but I notice that the nginx logs are being rotated but nginx carries on ...
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How can I set up Samba shares to only be accessed by certain users?

I have a RAID10 array mounted on Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have created a few folders within the mount point and want the following functionality. There will be 4 users, 3 of them are windows users: ...
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Postgres uninstall: “server.key has group or world access” error

I'm trying to uninstall postgresql, but its really complaining. I suspect something is broken. I'm on 12.04, installed via apt-get. sudo apt-get remove postgresql returns: Reading package ...
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Can't auto-mount NFS share using fstab

In Ubuntu 14.04 Server I've got a share mounting correctly with the following command: sudo mount -a 192.168.10.5:/mnt/sf_nas/movies /mnt/movies However, when I add the below line to /etc/fstab and ...
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How can I use Kernel 3.19 in 14.04 now?

So I'm rebuilding my storage server. For stability, I want to use Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS as the OS. However, I'm planning to use Btrfs with RAID 5, and this has been greatly improved in kernel 3.19. ...
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Wifi detection during server install

I built a new box, that I intended to run ubuntu server on. I first installed ubuntu desktop 15.04 on it and it went without a hitch. During installation I was asked for wifi network/password which I ...
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Initial samba connection slow

So I have a 30 windows computers network connecting to a Fedora 20 server. This server serves as both a samba server and a gateway. I'm having troubles with the slow connection from windows to samba ...
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How to abort a stuck command in ubuntu server?

I know there is ctrl+c, but sometimes that doesn't work. In Ubuntu desktop I can just close the terminal window and open a new one when this happens, but how would this be solved using the CLI in ...
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Unable to start/stop apache on Ubuntu

I am trying to start apache using the following command: sudo -E -u [my_username] /usr/sbin/apachectl -f conf/httpd.conf I get the following error: no listening sockets available, shutting down ...
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Kerberized NFS4 and Active Directory

I'm trying to use NFS4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Active Directory for user authentication, with Kerberos security, and I'm having trouble. When I mount with sec=sys, all works, but when I try to mount ...
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Apache server on Localhost stops working, logs show a segmentation fault, and connections get “Connection Reset” errors

After searching throught the internet for a while and trying all the fixes i've found(edit httpd.conf, vhost conf file, firewall) but still can't fix this error. My server ran incredibly good ...
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ifdown: interface eth1.10 not configured Ignoring unknown interface eth1.10=eth1.10

Trying to add a vlan pool: This is the entry that I had made in the /etc/network/interfaces file: iface eth1.10 inet static address 172.85.85.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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How can I see which packages will be updated from apt?

I see on my server at the login, that a few updates are available. How can I see which packages will be updated on my server without starting the update?
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Can I convert Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 to Server?

I've found several solutions to convert Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop to Server, with the following commands: sudo apt-get install tasksel sudo tasksel remove ubuntu-desktop sudo tasksel install server ...
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How to create a SFTP (SSH) User with extremely limited permissions

i run a server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want to create a user that is able to connect via sftp, download 1 file and terminate the connection. The user should not be able to do ANYTHING else. Browsing ...
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DNS Not Working

I have setup an Ubuntu server with a static IP and I cannot get the DNS to work. Pinging any domain (such as google.com) will not redirect me. I have tried editing /etc/resolv.conf, but that didn't ...
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VLAN is not working in Virtual Box

I had tried VLAN creating a VLAN pool in between the virtual boxes. But even after installing VLAN in client box, despite all the interface configurations, it is not pinging the other system in the ...
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Apache daemon problem /etc/init.d/apache2

For the last 5 weeks, I have monitored some strange behavior. Every week at logrotate process time, the init script /etc/init.d/apache2 is being rotated as if it were a log file. The first week it ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I am trying to run ROS (robotic operating system) command in Ubuntu, but it always gives me error when I try to launch Gazebo, which is the most common simulation tool used in ROS. ~$ roslaunch ...
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using ddclient with namecheap dns service doesn't update IP

I have just set up my first ever home server. I created root, made the IP static on my local network, installed openssh, and can now ssh into the computer as long as i am connected to my homes router. ...
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CIFS client behaving as root on server

I have a CIFS client w/a regular user. I have a SAMBA server where the only user is root. I want the user on the client system to be able to access the files on the remote server as root. So far I ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 install error: can't umount /media

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on an old Athlon 64, but as soon as I get past the initial menu, choosing to install Ubuntu Server, I get some console output and everything gets stuck on: ...
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How do I send nginx access and error logs to syslog?

I have rsyslog configured to ship logs to another server. I have been trying to setup nginx and rsyslog to use a socket, like /dev/log, to transfer logs into the local rsyslog and then let it handle ...
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Forced SSL Redirection is not working in apache

I've recently set up a website and configured SSL according to this Digital Ocean guide. Once I got this configured I rand: sudo a2enmod rewrite and then in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default ...
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SSH with PAM Google

I have a server with Google Authenticator enabled. It worked fine, and one day I tried to login, and suddenly I'm not able to. Fortunately, I do have Ajenti installed with a terminal, so it's not a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 OpenSSL Heartbleed

I spun up a new Rackspace server with Ubuntu Server 15.04, choosing 15.04 believing that I was getting the latest and greatest software. However, after some investigation, it seems that 15.04 ships ...
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Specify the time of daily log rotate

I noticed that daily log rotations which are listed under /etc/logrotate.d/ are executed in the morning around 6:40 am. This is clear from the beginning and ending of the log files. Can I customize ...
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SVN over HTTPS broken after 12.04LTS upgrade to 14.04LTS

I just upgraded from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Up until the upgrade, I was running Subversion over Apache 2.2 without any issues. After the upgrade I get Access Forbidden messages when connecting from ...
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the Ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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multiple Ip's bind on same port

I run multiple game servers so i added my additional ip's to the server. I made sure that the game servers ip are different but I still cant start the others server cause the ports are conflicting. $ ...
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User password don't work vsftpd server

I created an user with: useradd -m -s /bin/false testuser Also I added in the vsftpd.user_list 'testuser' and changed the password with passwd. After a restart of the vsftpd service I wanted to log ...
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The best LAMP Stack with a GUI for Web Dev

I'm a spoilt windows user and always have used a WAMP stack with a GUI that allows me to start or stop apache and mysql services. I find it really hard switching to the LAMP command line and was ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 installation on MacBook — Issues with keyboard layout and installation from DVD

I'd like to install Ubuntu Server 15.04 on my MacBook (from May 2008) to set up a server for my home network. I run into two major problems though: 1. When I burn the ISO to a DVD (using OSX Disk ...
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Safest place to get latest Apache and PHP or switch to debian?

I'm a relatively new Ubuntu user and would like to use the latest version of PHP 5.6 and Apache 2.4 I've been using the latest versions of Apache and PHP on Windows without any problems for a few ...
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samba username case issue in samba 4.x

I have a problem with a samba service on my server. It's began since ubuntu have switched to samba 4.x in their distributions and continues til last one 15.04. I have a user ag on my server and user ...
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HTTPS Not working on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and Apache 2.4

Ok, I've been trying to fix this for about a week but can't find anything that's similar enough to my situation to fix. I'm on a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've set up everything on the ...
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Configure ldap with Caldav server

I am very new to ldap and I am struggling setting it up for Caldav server. I am trying to setup ldap server to work with Caldav Server. I see mapping in stdconfig.py as below. ...
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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...