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Problem to login after fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 Server version

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 sever version properly and removed the pendrive when it was told to remove. But it does not shows up grub entry when system reboots. Windows startups directly. It only ...
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How to make ubuntu-13.10-server installation writable?

I have downloaded and dd'd a thumb drive with the ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso file (sudo dd if=ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso of=/dev/rdisk3). Unfortunately, after the installation the thumb drive is ...
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Can anyone point me to a guide for installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on to a USB Thumb Drive?

I am currently looking to change my home NAS from FreeNAS to Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I have had a look but all the guides I can find are about making a live USB not a USB with the Full install on it. ...
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Unstable after moving headless server from usb-hdd to usb pendrive

Ubuntu server 12.04.1 running from usb-hdd is rock solid for months. After copying the partitions to a Kingston usb pendrive the system will only run for 3-4 days before some services fail. Is ...
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How to mount a CD ROM from a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.04.3 server

I am trying to mount the installation CD rom drive using a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.4.3 server to extract additional packages (since I do not have internet active on the server). I plugged the CD ...
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Install Ubuntu Server to a flash drive, permanently

First thing, I wanted to make sure, there is an understanding what this post is NOT about: This is NOT about creating bootable USB key This is NOT about simply booting from USB What I am looking ...
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Custom Ubuntu Server Install

I'm just about to get a new tower server which I'm going to put ubuntu server on. The problem is the server doesn't have an optical drive. - I could take one out of an old machine I have, but it may ...
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How to make the LED in USB stick blink only when accessed? [closed]

In Ubuntu with GUI I plug the flash drive into usb port, and is automatically mounted, the LED turns on and off the thumb drive that is to be checked. In ubuntu server (text mode, without GUI) I ...
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Running Ubuntu Server from a USB key / thumb drive (being mindful of flash's write limitations)

Having become disillusioned with hacking Buffalo NAS devices, I've decided to roll my own home server. After some research, I have settled on an HP Proliant Microserver with Ubuntu Server and a ZFS ...
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How do I automount usb drives to /media/volume_label on a server? [closed]

As mentioned in the title, I'd like to automount usb drives to /media/volume_label in Ubuntu Server 11.10. I'd like to make this happen like it does with Ubuntu Desktop, but in an Ubuntu Server ...
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Which folders are often written to, and how can I mount those folders on a separate drive?

I have a headless ubuntu server acting as a fileserver (samba and ssh) and sometimes virtualbox host. It is currently running from a USB drive, since all hard drive slots on the motherboard are ...
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How can I move a boot partition onto a Flash drive?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 Server onto an Acer Aspire Easystore H340-M. It was a Windows Home Server. The hardware has an integral Flash Drive / USB (SCSI11) of 256 Mb. Could I use this as the ...
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How to turn off automount in Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have an external USB HDD IDE enclosure that I use to back up and then wipe old hard drives. My questions is: How do I prevent Ubuntu Server from auto mounting these drives? Most of the ...