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How to install snap packages behind web proxy on Ubuntu 16.04

I know how to configure APT to use a web proxy. But what about snap?
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How to specify an Environment systemd directive containing =?

I want to specify an Environment systemd directive containing =, e.g. Environment=CATALINA_OPTS=-Dappserver.home=/var/lib/archiva/apache-tomcat-current -Dappserver.base=/var/lib/archiva/apache-...
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After upgrade 14.04 to 16.04.1 Postgresql server does not start

Just upgraded my system from 14.04. LTS to 16.04.1 LTS, postgresql does not start on systemd: /etc/init.d/postgresql start ...
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How can I get autologin at startup working on Ubuntu Server 16.04.1?

I have a problem with autologin at startup in Ubuntu Server 16.04.1 LTS. I use this server only for listening internet radio so I do not care about security. I was able to create a bash script to ...
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How to autologin (without entering username and password)(in text mode)

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 & and edited the /etc/default/grub file to auto boot into text mode. but every time I turn on the computer it asks for username and password (in text mode), I wanted it ...
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Very slow boot time ubuntu - A start job is running for Raise network interfaces

I am running ubuntu 16.04 and since few days it takes around 5 min to boot up. I looked related questions but I could not find how to troubleshoot my problem. When I run: systemd-analyze blame I get ...
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How to create ubuntu server 16.04 autologin?

Something has changed in server 16.04 LTS, I can't find tty1, but I need to make an auto-login on tty1 (in console mode), in 14.04 LTS I can make this work. I can't find /etc/init/tty1.conf How to, ...
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Login on local terminal without password

I have a virtual guest of Ubuntu on a KVM Machine, I've setup the machine so I can type virsh console and be dropped into a console. I realise the security considerations here, but is it possible to ...
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16.04: How do I make cron create cron.log and monitor it in real time?

I know that cron events are stored in /var/log/syslog and I can use a command like: sudo cat /var/log/syslog | grep cron to see them. I'd much rather have the system keep a separate cron log file ...
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How to pass command-line arguments to atd init script in Ubuntu 16.04

How can I pass a command-line argument to the atd daemon which will persist across reboots and package upgrades? I wish to add the command line flag -l 7.5 to atd because I have an 8-CPU server and ...
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Ubuntu MAAS DNS not forwarding request

I am trying out MAAS but I am having trouble getting the node to reach the internet. This is my setup: 3 physical machine, with 1 of them having two network cards acting as gateway, cluster ...
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How to use cpulimit on ALL cron jobs?

Using Ubuntu Server an AWS micro box, so if the cpu utilization spikes AWS will virtually kill the CPU for the box (for about 30 sec). nice doesn't solve the problem, but cpulimit does (I use it in ...
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Why is /etc/init/tty?.conf ignored in Ubuntu 16.04?

When using Ubuntu 14.04, I used to have a custom /etc/init/tty2.conf that started a program in this virtual terminal. But after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04, these files seem to be ignored. Regardless of ...
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OpenVPN restart breaks connection

I use a VPN (PIA installed by this method) on Ubuntu 16.04 through the default Network Manager. Frequently--after around 5 minutes of streaming or ~1 hour of normal browsing--it is cutting out, by ...
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getty/mingetty automatic login 16.04

I have an nfsroot created from 14.04 that I am rebuilding using 16.04. My nfsroot is shared by three systems named pc1,pc2 and pc3. There are 3 matching user accounts named pc1, pc2, and pc3 as well....

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