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Samba mount through fstab but only with permissions for one user

I recently set up a server with samba file sharing. On the clients I would like to automount the server during boot using fstab. I read a few tutorials and ended up using this line in /etc/fstab ...
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Crawling desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 server on an Intel S1200v3RPS server board

I asked this question earlier but have more specific situation to report. I have this new S1200v3RPS motherboard and it runs fine with Ubuntu except when it comes to using the Desktop. The desktop ...
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Softwares for clustering of machines

I have taken up a project in which I have to setup a server(any kind of server) and desktop computers such that the server can use the processors of other computers for computations(or other tasks) ...
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SSH Permission denied (publickey)

I have tried searching previous questions for answers to my question but all of the answers that have been suggested previously haven't worked for me. I am trying to connect to a linode (running ...
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How to configure my Ubuntu VPS as a proxy (using commands in terminal)?

I have a VPS in the Internet and I want to use it as a proxy for other clients. The VPS is running Ubuntu server version, so I have no GUI can be used. I want to know what packages need to be ...
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How do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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Two different Networks, 2xRouter some routing Fail need help!

I have some problems with my Settings, if someone can check it and analyze whats wrong. NETWORKPLAN MY current settings: /etc/network/interfaces Wan auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp LAN auto eth1 ...
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What is the difference between Pinging loopback address and pinging the system's IP address?

What I found was loopback tests whether the TCP/IP suite of our system is working properly or not and pinging our IP makes sure that NIC is working fine. This is okay but I wish to know its working ...
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How can I start a simple X with just firefox? [duplicate]

I'm trying to start a simple X server with just one app open, which is Firefox. Basically, I want to power on my Ubuntu server and show Firefox, nothing else. Is there a way to make this possible? ...
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Login timed out after 60 seconds

Booting server Ubuntu 10.04, no GUI installed, only console, inputing correct username, receiving "Login timed out after 60 seconds.". after around a minute with no password prompt. Trying with ...
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Virtualmin, mounted disk under home directory, but have permission errors

I have a virtualmin installation in debian 7. My hard drive was full so mounted a second under home directory (/home/disk2) using fstab file. I created a virtual server and moved it to second drive by ...
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System D services Disabled on Boot list Ubuntu 14.10

I'm still a noob in many ways, but I have been running a Ubuntu home server in various forms for the last two years. Mostly just for my own education, so experimentation and exploration usually guide ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Unity Runs very slowly on Intel S1200v3RPS motherboard with Intel Xeon E3 1231 v3 processor

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.2. I have not installed any drivers or firmware updates for the motherboard. A look at Intel's download link for the S1200v3RP family of motherboards, shows no firmware ...
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How do I forward SIP calls

I need to set up a SIP client that forwards calls to Google Voice(via POTS call or alternate) Could I use asterisk for this? I have an always-on Ubuntu VPS which could be used for this.
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how to activate zimbra monitoring

how to activate monitoring in zimbra?? I already installed zimbra 8.6 in ubuntu server 12.04 using VMWare, but I can't check monitoring zimbra. can anyone fix my problem?
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04.5 64bit no /usr/lib64/?

I am currently trying to setup a domU on XEN Hypervisor based on some tutorials. My XEN installed on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server x64 bit.. (Clean install) I can't find /usr/lib64 only /usr/lib and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Kiosk, start services before chrome kiosk starts

I am currently building a Ubuntu kiosk, using this guide. The guide itself is great, but I am trying to start other services before chrome is executed in kiosk mode. I currently have: ...
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Try DHCP first, if it fails assign static address and use the machine as a DHCP server itself

As the title says, I have a tiny screenless Ubuntu server that I move around, that has two different behaviors and needs to adapt automatically, that is, without any human intervention, at bootstrap: ...
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Is a Beowulf cluster a solution for me?

Background I'm an undergrad working on an scientific experiment. Till now I was pilot testing our one of the program on Ubuntu 12.04 and now I need to deploy it. The PC on which I tested the program ...
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Debian Stable vs Ubuntu LTS for Server?

Which is a better platform for a professional use server? Debian Stable or Ubuntu LTS? The third party software we plan to use, works on both. Which one is better on it own merits? Take into ...
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Ubuntu landscape openstack installer troubleshooting help

I have installed successfully the Ubuntu landscape openstack autopilot installer. I created a couple of VM's successfully and can log into them by associating an IP. Now here comes the issues, after ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu Server sleep/hibernation

I'm running the latest Ubuntu Server (quite literally downloaded & installed yesterday) on a box under my desk. I've got trac installed and OpenSSH. Intermittently both become unavailable, as if ...
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Switching between ethernet interfaces on Ubuntu 10.04 server

I have Ubuntu 10.04 "SERVER" installed on a system with two ethernet ports. I use only one at a time. I wanted to know if I can switch between ports without using ifup and ifdown every time. That ...
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Monitor RAM and CPU usage on Remote Server?

I want to monitor the CPU and RAM usage on my remote server and set up a notification system which notifies me when the RAM usage is high and automatically kill that process. I tried the Nagios ...
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Installing wordpress with remote access

Probably a very easy question to solve, but is there any recent information on how to install wordpress with remote access? I've found a few online but they're all a few years old and giving ...
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OpenForis Calc / embedded Tomcat won't start

Trying to run OpenForis Calc, embedded Tomcat instance fails. Error seems to appear here: Apr 17, 2015 2:13:47 AM org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig deployDescriptor INFO: Deploying ...
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How do I modify “/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled”

I use mongodb 3.0 and I find a warning: MongoDB shell version: 3.0.0 connecting to: test Server has startup warnings: 2015-03-13T16:28:29.405+0800 I CONTROL [initandlisten] ...
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do-release-upgrade stalled

I am in the middle of a do-release-upgrade 10.04 to 12.04 server but it appears to have stalled while upgrading mysql Configuration file `/etc/mysql/my.cnf' ==> Modified (by you or by a script) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as router Destination Network unreachable

I am fightning with this for like 10 days now i really need to ask you guys, i hope someone has 5 mins time to explain me what i am doing wrong! For the start i wanted to configurate a router for my ...
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Remote Access to Owncloud Server

I'm currently trying to setup my own own-cloud server, and I've got it fully installed, configured, and accessible from within my own local network. I cannot figure out how to access it from the ...
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bash file for managing public private and history of website

I have a website and i have 3 versions I have the beta version with the most recent and usually not fully working changes. I have the public site that is on www. lastly, i have the history that I ...
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Quick Webhost Script for LAMP - How do I import localhost for www.example.com?

I have the following script written: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 apache2-utils sudo service apache2 restart sudo apt-get install mysql-server ...
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How to add new private key (OpenSSH) with multiple identities?

I have generated pair of both public and private key for one remote host. Now I want to add another private key in open format to connect via ssh to second remote host, but ssh denies connection with ...
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SSH and SFTP Permission Setup

I'm trying to setup SFTP on my ubuntu server and I'm encountering a problem. When I set up a group in sshd_config file to chroot people to their home directories the user in the group cannot access ...
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How to make a Portable Server for ubuntu?

I want my server to be portable so it will be available everywhere when I plug it in to other ubuntu computers. Like I want to use it at school, I will just have to run a script and the server runs. ...
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autossh -ND at Ubuntu boot

I have setup key-less login at a remote server. I use the remote server for tunneling my data. I want my local system to ssh into the remote server at boot time automatically. I tried the solutions ...
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How to find the site that crashes the server?

Probably 1 out of 100 sites crashes the VPS every few days. Apache connections go to few hundreds and mysql requests to few millions. That causes the CPU to be at 100%+ permanently and making the ...
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How to connect to a LXC container from the LAN?

I have a server with the latest Ubuntu server 64-bit install in my home wlan. I use ssh to connect to it from my laptop. The server /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface ...
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isc-dhcp-server: dhcp dynamically update dns records

i'm trying to dynamically update DNS records when DHCP give out addresses. but even though I have specified allow-update with a key in /etc/bind/named.conf.local and specified the same key in ...
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How to run a .jnlp file in ubuntu server

I am trying to run a .jnlp (java) file in ubuntu server. This file is bitminter. When i try to run irt, it says access is denied.
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Postfix Restrictions for local domain users

I want to restrict access to Postfix server for local domain users. Only listed names of users can have access to Postfix. So I placed in main.cf file line: smtpd_sender_restrictions = ...
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acl to allowed access application

my application deployed in 192.168.1.20 within port 8080, but if I access using url 192.168.1.20:8080 this error occured : ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved how to set acl in ...
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SERver Distro of Ubuntu on older Hardware [duplicate]

I want to make a System PIV with 2 GB RAM as server to be used primarily a File server . What distros I shuld go. I am pretty sruprised. Thanks & Regards
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X11 Forwarding in ubuntu 14.10 server vps not working

I've bought a VPS with Ubuntu 14.10 server installed on it. Since last two days, I've been desperately trying to get X11 forwarding to work with my VPS and windows machine. Problem: Getting echo ...
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subdomains on apache with external dns

First I will describe my setup, after that my problem and last my question for solution. I have an external DNS server solution (not using DNS on my UBUNTU) where I control all my primary DNS etc. I ...
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How do I get postfix and dovecot to connect to outside domains?

I have been trying, for the last few hours now, to get dovecot and postfix to send emails to services like GMail and a web hosting email. I know (and hope) that they are not blocking my server. Its a ...
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DNS server with Bind9: can't resolve DNS records in forward and reverse zone files

Hello everyone :) I have tried to set up my own DNS server with bind9, but although I have tried several tutorials, I still get the same error. Starting bind9 works fine but when I use nslookup or dig ...
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Permission problem

I'm running a vsftpd FTP Server, where system users can login. An application that must be running with root rights, is writing files in the directory of the ftp users. I've created a new group ...