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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...
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[14.04][kvm] Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Virtio 0.1-81: Becomes slow unexpectedly, CPU 100%

Ubuntu 14.04 Server kvm 1.0.3 Virtio 0.1-81 Windows 2008 R2 SP1 on guest becomes slow unexpectedly. Ubuntu 14.04 Server qemu-kvm 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1. amd64 libvirt-bin 1.2.2-0ubuntu13.1 Linux ...
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Printing from Ubuntu to Windows server 2008 R2 over IPP generates print errors

I'm printing from Ubuntu 14.04 to a Windows 2008 (R2) and 2012 (R2) IPP print environment. Why do I see following message in the printer queue: "processing - print error" while the print job is ...
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PPTPD Ubuntu Server 14.04 no Internet

I have recently hired a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 Server on it. I tried to setup a VPN server with PPTPD. I used this guide: Guide. I can successfully connect to my VPN with my Windows client, but sadly I ...
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Remmina connection issue to Windows Server 2012R2 after Windows Update

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Remmina to connect to a Windows Server 2012R2 computer. I am being prompted for my password and put it in successfully, but fail to login to the server. I was able to ...
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RDP from Windows into Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 running as a VM on a windows server 2012 host OS on a server. I want to Remotely connect into this Ubuntu VM from a remote machine which is running windows 7. How can I do this? ...
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Share windows Server drive for xbmc

I have a windows server 2008 on my home network. It hosts my xampp installation along with my mysql databases. I have xbmc installed on all clients and we share the same drive where the media is ...
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How do I add a windows 8 user to Linux standalone SAMBA server

I would like to add a Windows 8 (Microsoft account) user to a SAMBA user on standalone (not domain) linux server, however I do not know how the Microsoft account maps to linux. I have also setup the ...
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How to transfer MySQL database from Windows to Ubuntu?

I want to transfer my database from WAMP on my local machine to my Ubuntu VPS. Can I just copy the folder of the database from C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.6.12\data to /var/lib/mysql?
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How to transfer files to Windows Server through rdp?

I am using Ubuntu, and have tested a lot of rdp clients, right now I am using "Remmina RDC". As a web developer I, need to transfer files to the server "Windows Server" and vice versa. I am new to ...
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How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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Home network with Ubuntu and Windows computers

I have 2 computers: Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. Both of them wired to router. Ethernet connection on Ubuntu: IPv4 Settings. Method: Automatic (DHCP) IPv6 Settings. Method: Automatic Windows ...
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Force Ubuntu server locale to Windows client

I'm trying to setup Ubuntu server as domain controller using samba and it all works great. I can login, get personalized settings and user directory pathed in the clients at login. All except for one ...
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166 views

Open Ubuntu Server in Windows Explorer

I have a ubuntu server with some music on it. I would like my windows 7 and windows 8 laptops to access this music through windows explorer. If I can view them on windows explorer, my music programs ...
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How to change Firewall settings to allow traffic to certain ports

So I got a server with a provider, it is free for one month and they offer Ubuntu LTS 12.04 and Windows Server 2008; the Windows Server 2008 incurs a €30 cost and since I'm setting up a testing ...
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Using a Windows Server as an Ubuntu Update repository

I am building an Ubuntu server in a Sandbox VM environment. The only system that has access to the internet is the Windows WSUS server. I would like to use this same server as an Ubuntu update ...
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142 views

Unable to connect windows server 2008

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.3 x64 and Windows 8 x64 (dual boot) and my organization has a server running on Windows Server 2008. My problem is that I am able to ping and connect to our ...
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force password change for windows users connecting to ubuntu 12.04 server

I have set up a shared drive on an Ubuntu 12.04 server for users in a windows environment. I want the users to be forced to change their passwords upon their first login but when I use the sudo ...
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Mount my Webserver as a drive in Win7/8

For a variety of reasons I still have a couple of Windows machines around (ver 7 and 8.1). They are still my primary machines. However, I've been running a couple of Ubuntu 12.04 desktops for a while ...
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Is it possible to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu Server? If so, Is it better to use two separate hard drives or a single hard drive?

I currently am running Windows 7 on one hard drive partition with 87 GB there is 23 GB left on that hard drive. I have a second 160 GB hard drive full of data. I want to turn this into a Home Server ...
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41 views

Make Ubuntu as a server and Windows their client

I want to add Windows user to Ubuntu and implement some restrictive policies to Windows user. Just like making Ubuntu or RHEL as a server and Windows as client.
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SSH scp between Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Windows failing - (prob syntax)

I was trying to use scp to copy files from my Windows system to my Ubuntu server, and vice versa. As you know, when defining a path in Windows, "\" must be used instead of "/", and a "C:" at start. ...
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Use Remmina to RDP into home Remote Desktop Gateway Server

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 running at home which is hosting "Anywhere Access" and acting as a Remote Desktop Gateway Server. I have tried using Remmina to RDP into this gateway but I can't seem to ...
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Ubuntu-Server basic GUI installation

Can anyone offer suggestions on how I can build websites via the commandLine of my Linux VirtualBox and view my websites in browsers based in the Windows area? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop in a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Minecraft server hosting

Can someone help me to understand how to host a Minecraft server through an IP? I am connected to the internet through not one but two routers! On Windows 7 I was used to using Hamachi. Is there an ...
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1answer
68 views

How to add an image to Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS?

With Ubuntu Server being a completely text only OS, how do you add an image file? I have a webpage set up and would like to add an image or two. Open SSH is running on the server and connected to my ...
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1answer
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Need Help About Using Ubuntu Server

I am using ubuntu in dual boot with windows. I decide to completely move into ubuntu. But a little problem occurs. I am learning to manage server so I am working with a vps. In windows to login SSH I ...
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132 views

Need to create a backup server to backup some windows files

I need to create a backup server to backup some windows files (.xls, .doc and etc...). It will be backup 10 windows pc (xp/7) every half hour. Those files will be on a few directories on those ...
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CUPS Color & Black and White

Yesterday I set up CUPS to turn a USB printer into a network printer. All of the print jobs are being sent to the server from windows and it's working great except for one problem. When I set the ...
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Triple boot win 7, win server 2008, and Ubuntu

I have a system that dual boots Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 r2 Datacenter. I'm trying to add Ubuntu for a triple boot. Every time I install Ubuntu, it installs, but when I try to boot it, it ...
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directly deleted my windows patition directly and now without the bootloader the windows wont boot [duplicate]

I deleted my ubuntu partition directly and now as it can't boot so I tried a bootable windows usb to reinstall windows or repair Windows but can't because the hard drive has been locked or write ...
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virtual directory to ubuntu on windows?

Is it possible to create a virtual directory in windows that links to a directory on an Ubuntu 12.10 server? If so, how? I'd like to do it this way because it slows me down to constantly save & ...
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Using Ubuntu, how do i connect to a windows share on my Windows Server 2008

I'm switching from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.10,,, In Windows, to access my server, all I have to do is open credential manager and add my servername, username, and password,,, and it works, I have ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 connection issue

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu on a PC and it's all going great. However I have an issue when trying to connect to my server running Windows Home Server 2011. Ubuntu says it "Cannot mount the ...
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1answer
193 views

How do I install Ubuntu Server using Daemon Tools instead of a disc?

How do I install Ubuntu Server using Daemon Tools instead of a disc? Just trying to see if it can be done, and if so how can I do that? I'm looking to Dual Boot it with Windows 8 as well. Thank you. ...
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How do I access NTFS partitions from Ubuntu after upgrading from Windows server 2008?

After having my own server at home for a year now I am ready to take the step and replace my windows server 2008 environment with Ubuntu. My server's hard drive is partitioned into three partitions, ...
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Windows Server 2008 in KVM

I've been working on getting a Windows Server 2008 KVM in my linux box running Ubuntu Server 12.04. I've got virt-install and virt-manager installed, got the install up and running via virt-install ...
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Not able to cd into samba location (in a windows share location)

I am not able to cd into the samba like I would normally do: cd smb://server/folder It says: "bash: cd: smb/..." No such file or directory. But if in nautilus I go to the folder and right click ...
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problem with ubuntu 11.04 server while installing windows virtual machine on it

*I have installed windows virtual machine on ubuntu 11.04 server.For every boot, windows VM asks for OS CD in server but the ubuntu desktop VM's reboots properly. how can i resolve this problem? i ...
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How would I batch rename a lot of files using command-line?

I have a problem which I am unable to solve: I need to rename a great dump of files using patterns. I tried using this, but I always get an error. I have a folder, inside with a lot of files. Running ...
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How to login into a Ubuntu machine from Windows

We have Windows Vista/XP machines connected to a Win 2k3 server in our LAN environment. We recently got few laptops configured w/Ubuntu 11 and we would like to enable our Windows users to remote login ...
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How do I use Ubuntu Server as file server?

In our company we would like to install Ubuntu server for file sharing, is it possible to use Ubuntu as file server for windows based client Operating systems. what is the procedure to make Ubuntu ...
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How to access dev server in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host?

I'm running a Google App Engine dev server on Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM, on a Windows 7 host. According to this question I have the following setup: The VM networking is set to use ...
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Is there a way to create a Windows virtual machine on Ubuntu Server?

When I look for documentation about how to create a Windows VM on an Ubuntu host, the only articles I can find are articles about Ubuntu Desktop, not Ubuntu Server. Is there a way to create a Windows ...
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1answer
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How do I establish an FTP connection from Windows to Ubuntu Server?

I have a LAMP web-server on Ubuntu 11.10, working perfectly. But now I want to develop my website from a Windows 7 system in the same network. I want to set up an FTP connection to Ubuntu so I can ...
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2answers
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Need a remote desktop to a headless server without logging in first

I've been using Linux for many years now but only to run servers. Over the last few days I've been struggling with a technical / configuration issue which I hope someone can help with. I've installed ...
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502 views

Use Linux commands on windows directories through ssh

Since I'm stuck with windows at work. I'd like to use a Ubuntu Server machine which i access through SSH from a windows machine to manipulate files on the windows machine. I've been moving files up ...
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Desktop shortcut that takes users to a Print server [closed]

How do I make a desktop shortcut that will take users to a Windows 2008 Server and let them pick a printer? I want to make adding printers as painless as possible, as I am making an Ubuntu disc image ...
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How to send print to Windows XP?

Hello I am new to Ubuntu I had it for a month or two. I am mad about figuring out a print server trying to send the print jobs that are coming to my print server to the windows XP machine by the ...
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Could Ask Ubuntu run on Ubuntu + Mono?

Inspired by the old Hacker News conversation about this webiste, I'm wondering: Could Ubuntu and Mono run an ASP.NET MVC website like Ask Ubuntu? The technology is the focus here instead of the ...