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“antispam plugin not configured”

I'm trying to get the dovecot-antispam plugin working on a 15.10 server (I can't dist-upgrade, it's on a vps) and I'm getting the error message of anti spam plugin not configured when trying to move ...
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Auto Shutdown For Media server

First off I'm very new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu as my base OS for Emby. What I'm trying to do is find a way to auto shutdown the server when not in use. I've been looking around good for the past ...
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Can't Get Ubuntu Desktop Working on Ubuntu Server [Stuck With Guest Account]

I've tried multiple re-installs and I've tried Ubuntu 15.10 x64 and 14.2 x64 I always end up with a login screen with only a guest account. The steps I take: login as root sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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can't access SAMBA shares on UBUNTU-server from other computers

Installed UBUNTU-server 12.04 and configured /etc/samba/smb.conf as: #======================= Global Settings ======================= [global] workgroup = HEMMA server string = %h server (Samba, ...
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403 Forbidden on virtual host with mod_rewrite

I managed to install virtual host on LAMP server and created the config file /etc/apache2/sites-available/site.com.conf <Directory /home/ihab/Workspace/Webdev/site.com/public_html> ...
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Problem with Coovachilli and Routing

I have network like this: My Net Diagram I wanna deploy captive portal on my private VLANs. The local ip address of Ubuntu server is 192.168.100.1 on eth1 and ip address of L3 switch gateway is ...
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14.04LTS not booting, ..timer error

I recently got given an old server from a friend, and have been attempting to set it up as a plex media server. So I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04LTS (Long story short, 16.04LTS and the server GPU ...
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Node in MAAS FAILED_COMMISSIONING

I am trying to add a node to the maas cluster. Maas controller is able to wake the node and start commissioning. But it fails at the end and shows the error FAILED_COMMISSIONING. Here is the log from /...
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Ubuntu Server DC with Samba server 4.4.5 forwarder question

So I've decided to set up a DC via Samba 4 @ my 16.04 Ubuntu server . Question is - since my domain name is SAME as a hosted website domain name somwhere in the WWW (let's call it askubuntu.com) and ...
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Installing new network driver ubuntu server 14.10

Ok first of all I was trying to connect my server to my router and set up my apache2 server so my server could be viewable online. But in my attempts to connect, I found that I have no eth0 ...
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How do I upgrade from 14.04 LTS server to 16.04.1?

So, today is July 21st and this page. gives me an option to download 16.04.1 LTS. However, attempting to upgrade gets me this message - $ sudo do-release-upgrade Checking for a new Ubuntu release No ...
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Permission problem with files created by Deluge when one fstab entry was removed

Recently my second hard disk, sdb1, broke on my Ubuntu server, it was mounted as multimedia in /home/user/multimedia and Deluge is downloading my torrents to this directory. When sdb1 disk died, I ...
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Openswan shows no installation candidate after running apt-get update

I have ubuntu server 16.04 installed, with a working internet connection but running apt-get install openswan still fails, giving E: Package 'openswan' has no installation candidate. Does anyone know ...
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How do I configure two NICs in ubuntu-server preseed? [closed]

I have a script that installs Ubuntu server to a new VirtualBox instance via PXE and preseeding. So far it is working great, I can run a complete install and come out with a fresh machine with one ...
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Lock file when editing in server

Our network has 1 server and 2 clients. Our web project is stored in the server, and we edit it from both clients. When one user is editing one file, the other user shouldn't be able to edit it at the ...
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When will Landscape be available for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I wanted to install Landscape on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server, just to found out it isn't supported yet. I looked around on the www but didn't find an ETA. Only a reference that it should be released ...
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Creating ISO images from already installed Ubuntu Server on commandline

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I need to make an .ISO image from it. The trouble is that all tools i have come across use GUI. Ubuntu Server on the other hand does not come with GUI. Are there ...
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How to provision Using t2 micro vm @ AWS using Juju [duplicate]

Currently I provision vms at AWS using Juju deploy mysql and setup environment are medium size vms. How can I setup/run using t2 micro vms at AWS? What are commands? Here are what I used currently.. ...
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Debian Server not receiving IP from DHCP [on hold]

I have configured a DHCP server on Windows Server 2012 which is connecting to my Debian server on virtualbox. They are connected on same line. I changed eth0 to receive IP address from a DHCP server ...
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System performance impact of huge iptables block lists

Due to non-responsiveness to abuse reports by Chinese network operators I decided to block all of their IPs. Several other countries as well. This website's data is incomplete, but gives an example ...
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rsyslogd somehow crashes my server

About 8 hours ago my java web server (on an ubuntu machine) crashed and I'm trying to figure out why so that it doesn't happen again. There is some weird stuff going on in /var/log/syslog around that ...
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Lost Password Ver 14.01 LTS

Tried the suggestions in the thread "How do I reset a lost administrative password?" and when I get to recovery menu and select "root" I do not get a command line that says "Give Root Password for ...
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Install font packages for all the language charsets

On a machine running Ubuntu server there is a script that generates pdf files with the website content. There was a problem that it was not showing the Chinese characters. After installing the ...
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Why ping and ssh resolves different Ip?

Honestly I have no idea what happened but ping not connecting to the right ip address so can't login with ssh. Say my server ip address is 136.17.90.160, but when local when ping... (venv) simon@...
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Cannot open virt-manager from terminal | ubuntu server

I am trying to open virt-manager from the terminal "sudo virt-manager" but I got this error "gdk_mir_display_open Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: No such file or ...
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Apache2 “configtest failed” (error line 216, 5, 62)

Starting web server apache2 The apache2 configtest failed. Output of config test was: apache2: Syntax error on **line 216** of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on **line 5** of /etc/...
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IP masquerading to share server connection isn't working

I have 2 Ubuntu servers, one has internet another doesn't I've followed manual here - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Internet/ConnectionSharing Done setup accordingly to Ubuntu Internet Gateway ...
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How to check SSD/HDD model used on a VPS?

Is there anyway we can check what is the model of storage device used on VPS without having access to the hypervisor. I`ve tried to check it on DigitalOcean droplet using several command but I didnt ...
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Restrict output of Xorg on Ubuntu server

I have Ubuntu server 16.04 installed with Xorg , xinit , xauth , openbox - when I logout from UI Xorg prints a lot of data to screen. This data shouldn't be seen by my users - how can I stop Xorg from ...
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Where is system Disk info stored

I have written a C program to display basic system info. It does this by parsing /etc/network/interfaces and /proc/meminfo with fgets and associated logic. These give me the network info and memory/...
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Help me to install ppp server on Ubuntu 12.04 server

I want build ppp server on Ubuntu 12.04 Server. I failed even after tried to install ppp server numerous times. I want to build ppp server like the below environment. ppp client: Modem -------> ...
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Ubuntu Openstack MAAS multiple VLAN's

I have setup Ubuntu Openstack using MAAS. Now after the fact i decided i wan to add additional additional VLAN's to it. I add new network VLAN and then attach that to a new router in Horizon. But i ...
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Hide an interface from wireshark

I have been looking at the possibility to hide a network interface from wiresharks dumpcap, the reason is that I want to hide the servers management port so that users can't listen on that traffic ...
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What are the actual risks of giving www-data sudo nopasswd access?

I have a server that I just installed apache on. I have a php script on the server that I would like to run a sudo command from. I've been scouring the web on why giving www-data sudo nopasswd access ...
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How can I monitor the memory usage?

I have used top to see the memory usage at the moment. But I would like to monitor the memory usage over a period of time. E.g start monitoring and then execute a few commands, and final stop the ...
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Do I need to install drivers for headless server?

I'm creating a file server with Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. The motherboard doesn't have a on-board graphics card so I'm using a Nvidia graphics card for the install. I've tested that I can install with ...
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Problem connecting to my Samba server on ubuntu from my windows computer

I'm doing a school project where i have to set up a basic samba server on linux to share files between 2 computers (i only need to show it working), one computer is a laptop running linux on a virtual ...
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INFO: rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs/tasks

I have a AMD FX 8320 8 Core CPU that I have turned into my main file server. I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 on it with no problems. I also installed KVM/Quem and tested installing a VM from another ...
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Juju provision at AWS [duplicate]

I am using Juju charms to provision & deployment at AWS account. My AWS account is free tier. My situation is whenever I used juju deploy mysql or haproxy its provision as medium size vm at AWS ...
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Ubuntu PXE install, server 16.04 from ISO, cd rom couldn't be mounted

I'm trying to install ubuntu 16.04 server from a PXE server (running freenas). After the install starts i'm getting an error message for cd rom couldn't be mounted. I've tried every thing i can think ...
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What iptables rules are needed to allow an nfs share on 16.04?

Can anyone provide the exact wording/coding I would have to add to my /etc/iptables/rules.v4 file ? The server I am working on has many complicated firewall rules, and I have determined it is for sure ...
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Disable remote logon but still allow su to same user

My company is looking to secure our a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers and we wanted to disallow specific users the ability to logon remotely, but still allow people to change over to that user account using ...
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Error running $ juju quickstart

Error running $ juju quickstart. I doubt there is some problem with maas installation but can't find any. juju quickstart v2.2.4 ssh-agent has been started. To interact with Juju or ...
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How to serve static files on startup?

I have a kiosk, which displays a website inside of chrome, on full-screen mode. Website files, are static html templates, and they're stored in: /home/kiosk/app directory and I want to display them ...
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How to set a server that sends request to my API?

I am working with Linux, Ubuntu and an API made in Django. My questions are: How do I configure a server (preferably in apache) in order to send http requests to my API? How do I 'catch' the data ...
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Comment, Uncomment, change setting based on string, add line from terminal

I have to edit some files to uncomment a line, change a value on that line or uncomment a line. I am trying to do this through a bash script. I am trying to edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and change ...
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Port is not open

This is could be a database issue but to check if related to network configuration. To start DB i USE : Running rethinkdb 2.3.4~0trusty (GCC 4.8.2)... Running on Linux 3.19.0-39-generic x86_64 ...
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Run Executable After login [duplicate]

So I have an executable (output of gcc compiling a C program), that I would like to run after login so it is the first thing a user sees upon login. It is a graphical menu that displays system ...
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Ubuntu Server - After reboot key always refused, until login

I installed Ubuntu Server and also configured the ssh server. I tried the "key system", so I have a public key in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys, and also configured this file in /etc/ssh/sshd_config. When I ...
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SSH : Could not resolve hostname 192.168.40.250:2080, Name or service not known

I just installed a centOS 6.5 web server on a VMWare. Now I' like to access it from my physical computer in order to use the LAMP stack i installed on it to host a web application am developping. But ...