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How would I broadcast a subdomain/virtual name on a local server with people connected to the same network

I have a server connected to the router which has ubuntu 12.04. It is has apache/mysql/php all installed ready to go. the folder structure is like this: /var/www -- this isnt the root -/libs -/logs ...
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Should I enable backports repositories on Ubuntu Server (LAMP)?

Is there any disadvantages/advantages on enabling backports repositories on my new Ubuntu Server (LAMP)? What I should choose? Cheers
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Can SELinux Affect Apache

Can SELinux, in any way, cause Apache to only store web-site files on one partition? I'm unable to set up a localhost HTTP server with apache using html files that are on another mounted partition. ...
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Creating a Web Server [closed]

Here's my problem in a nutshell: I have been given an old computer (Windows 2000 for now) and I need to install an Ubuntu OS (I'm thinking about Ubuntu Server), Moodle and perhaps a website. After ...
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How to make web-server address into dns?

I'm using apache webserver on ubuntu base o/s. I want to change the web-server hostname to lets says xyz.compnayname.com.uk. The virtual machine that runs the web-server is stand-alone machine not ...
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How to make an Ubuntu Server system accessible over the Internet?

I just installed ubuntu server 12.04 on my office pc with: Open SSH DNS LAMP I also have following installed and configured: webmin PHPmyadmin proftp I have set my IP to static in ...
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Apache2 post installation

I use the following command to install Apache server: sudo apt-get install apache2 The installation process seems to have completed without any problems. When I point my browser to localhost:80, ...
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My user can't upload files to folders owned by www-data

I think I have screwed up my permissions in Ubuntu. I am using my server to run PHP. I recently ran across a problem where PHP could not create directories in the var/www-directory, so I searched ...
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remote syslog hogging cpu

Currently my Ubuntu server is using 80 %(+/- 10%) of my CPU. The time on the process is 454:26.38. How do I troubleshoot this type of issue? What could be causing this/how do I fix it?
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Play music from Server

I want to configure Ubuntu Server to play music from the same server, with a couple of points: It will not do streaming. It will play the music from the server to the speakers connected to it. It ...
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Why can't terminal open my .sh file?

I'm trying to run a Minecraft Server with Bukkit in 12.04. In the .sh file I'm using to start the Server, I wrote java -Xms1024M -Xmx1024M -jar (and then I wrote the location of where the craftbukkit ...
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Allow port 80 into Ubuntu

I'm trying to create a basic web server. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I have installed LAMP and set up html files, and when I open a browser and navigate to 192.168.1.95 (static internal IP of ...
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What is the best minimal http server?

If I want to serve some static content over http from Ubuntu, with an emphasis on security and efficiency (at low-moderate load), what's the best choice?
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Internet Proxy / Usage Monitoring Server

I have a Dell PowerEdge Server and I want to make it into a whole site (location) proxy server so if anyone in the building uses our internet connection, they will have to go through this proxy to get ...
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How do I test virtual hosts in Apache before I buy the domains?

Is it possible to setup an Apache virtual host without a domain name, I just want to use my IP to test my website until I get a domain name. Examples in Apache documenation only seem to have domain ...
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Recommendation of web server admin control panel (free, open source, deb package)?

I'm looking for: a safe/secure web admin control panel for a web server preferably free and open source in official repositories or at least with regular updates and an easy way to update to newer ...
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How to install icinga on Ubuntu 12.04 & Monitor remote host?

How to install latest icinga & icinga-web on Ubuntu Server 12.04 & How to monitor remote hosts ?
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Why I Can't Run The Script Against Localhost?

I have script which reads from method file : OPTIONS and checks whether the OPTIONS is allowed on a particular site. The script is : #!/bin/bash # # if [ ! $# == 1 ] then echo "Usage: $0 [ ...
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Problem downloading Rapidshare file (URL encoding)

I installed Plowshare knowing that it can download rapidshare files from terminal, but if there are any parentheses () or brackets [] in the link then it can't download the link. Can this problem be ...
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when setting up a webserver on linux , is it a good practice to make a new user and install everything under that user?

I want to set up a webserver and I understand that when using linux its not safe to install things under root. So should I install things like apache and php under a different user? And if i do, will ...
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Port seems to be open, but connection refused

I am trying to open port 3000 on Ubuntu 12.04, cause I have a web server listening there. I'm a bit out of my confort zone here, and spent many hours trying to solve the problem without success. Port ...
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Setting up my www directory correctly

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I need to create a my www directory (in /home) and set the permissions/ownership correctly so that any new files and directories created by myself (via ...
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Where is the directory for your web contents using LAMP?

Okay, I have used XAMPP and Apache on Windows before, but I have never tried it on Ubuntu... On top of that, I am using Ubuntu Server with 12.04 with CLI, no desktop environment or GUI. I believe ...
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How come no one outside my network can connect to my Owncloud server?

I installed lawn software for internet online for my server, I installed owncloud 4 on it. I can connect to it using my newwork internet, but no one out side my internet newwork can connect, they say ...
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How To Replicate 2 Ubuntu Server?

I want to replicate 2 Ubuntu Server . So if i change settings on one server it will replicate to other . The Server Will be Running Zpanel ( mysql , bind , apache , postfix , etc ) .. ...
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Websites running on server showing virus warnings

I am running Plesk 9.5 on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and have about 15 websites infected with some malicious code appended to the end of java files. I have installed Clamav and it has managed to pickup the ...
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webserver folder cannot be accessed without using root [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? My webserver folder, called www, cannot be accessed without using root. Any ideas?
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403 Error when using nginx to access file other than index.htm

I set up nginx on Ubuntu 12.04 and when remotely accessing a file other than the index.htm/php/html, the server says that access is forbidden. I tried to search for a solution but no luck. Any ...
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Why can't I access my Ubuntu web server or ssh from the internet?

I am new to ubuntu server and i have installed ubuntu server on a vm and installed LAMP etc but my problem is that my website is not visible outside. i have port triggering and added port 21,22 and ...
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Mail Server not working?

I am trying to setup mail server since a long time but as I am new to Linux I have unsuccessfully configured it to the best as I could but now I need assistance. I have installed it using the links ...
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How to install webmin on a desktop not on a server?

Need Help How to install webmin on ubuntu 12.04 desktop not on ubuntu server? i wan't to install webmin on my ubuntu desktop not on server
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Webserver configuration to get Drupal Clean Urls work proper

I have just configured a local web-server and migrated a site built on Drupal 7 onto it. Front page is loaded just fine but when i try to navigate i get 404 error. I`ve noticed that using not clean ...
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How to allow a user totally control local web server?

I installed a local web-server (apache2, php5, mysql). All the time I want to edit some permissions or to create a folder or to add some lines to hosts I need to login as a root. Do I need to grant ...
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How can I run “Video for everybody” in current ubuntu (i.e. without specially compiling the latest ffmpeg)?

I first asked "How do I convert a video to all formats neccesary for Video For Everybody" on Super User. The answer involved compiling the latest ffmpeg. Later, I asked "How do I strip the ...
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Creating physical folders and FTP account with bindings in Apache2

Our client wants 2 subdomains creating: mobile.website.co.uk 5thbirthday.website.co.uk I did this on the DNS server pointing them to the IP where the website was hosted. I then SSH into the Linux ...
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What is the safe way to run apache

I installed apache according to the description given here. I want to know what is the safe way to run Apache that means , it is impossible to run Apache without using sudo, I want to know whether ...
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Is it easy to install Apache web server on Ubuntu desktop?

So I have decided to build a Ubuntu computer, for now I am going to dual boot with Win7, and then install apache web server. Figured I would give the whole web thing a try. Did some searching but ...
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Be able to create edit and move files to and from /var/www [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to add files to a website on a LAMP Server? I have installed lamp on Ubuntu 12.04. I try to access /var/www but it doesn't allow me to do anything ...
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How can I make sure my server is connecting through my router?

I have a Ubuntu server with PHP, Apache2 and all of that setup and working on my LAN. Meaning from any computer connected to the same router I can connect to 10.0.0.3 (My server). I have setup my ...
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Apache2 Web Server only recognized locally, does not work externally

I just installed apache2 this morning and am able to start the server and correctly pull up the sample webpage at http://localhost. I am behind a router so I set the router up for port forwarding to ...
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How do I make my webpage accessible from the internet?

Situation: I have Apache2 server with Linux Ubuntu OS 11.10. Then I install a PhP5, MyAdmin, DNS server, LAMP server, MY SQL server. This is what I have done: check localhost 127.0.0.1 and it ...
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Can't create a folder inside my local server?

I recently installed Lampp server (version 1.7.7) so I went to my local folder, which I believe is in /opt/lampp/htdocs because that's where I've installed my server in, and wanted to create a folder ...
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How do I set up hosting a domain name at home with Apache? [closed]

I am relatively new to Ubuntu Linux and I am struggling to figure out the basic set-up of hosting a domain name at home with Apache2. I understand that you have to change your IP from dynamic to a ...
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HTTP(S) based file server

I've got a server running Ubuntu 10.04. I've already gotten openssh for ssh and sftp on it. I've been looking for a web-based (http, or preferably https) file server, perhaps a web-front-end to an ...
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Cannot FTP without simultaneous SSH connection? [closed]

I'm trying to set up an old box as a backup server (running 10.04.4 LTS). I intend to use 3rd party software on my PC to periodically connect to my server via FTP(S) and to mirror certain files. For ...
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What Updated Web Cache Servers are available (Caching HTTP Proxy)

I am going to install Ubuntu 11.10 Server (And soon 12.04 Server) and wanted to know what Web Cache servers (Caching HTTP proxy) come with Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 to improve performance and reduce ...
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Why is UFW blocking outgoing connections?

UFW is blocking some outgoing connections on my server, such as Akismet, the spam killing plugin for my Wordpress site. According to Akismet's firewall info I need to allow contact with four IPs. My ...
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Is LAMP strictly for development purposes? [closed]

So basically, is LAMP strictly for development purposes or is it fine for production websites as well? I ask this because I have recently switched to Ubuntu from Windows and if LAMP is anything like ...
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How to update Zend Server Community?

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and zend-server 5.3.8-ZS5.5.0. So I would like to update it time by time. But I don't even know which packages it uses. If I do apt-get update it doesn't help.
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Streaming a webcam video to the web-page in Ubuntu

I need a software which were able to capture images from a webcam and stream it to the web-page. I already tried a webcam-server, but it uses java applet on the client side for retrieving pictures, ...