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Questions related to clients of a system or process (a _server_).

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Cannot edit email message body in evolution following update

I ran an update on my system and now when I open an email to send, I can add header information but not the body of the message. How do I re-enable my message body in evolution? DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=&...
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How to setup WireGuard client so only traffice for specific IPs is routed over VPN

I am using the Wireguard VPN client on Ubuntu 20.04 through the network-manager plug-in. The plug-in reads the configuration file I got from the sys admin, which is below (network-manager also handles ...
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Upgrade Nextcloud desktop client in Ubuntu to version 3.4.2, session closed, no way to start the session

I upgrade Nextcloud desktop client in Ubuntu from version 2.6.2 to version 3.4.2. While everything worked well before, now I'm left with messages saying "session" is "closed" and ...
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Zoom with Wayland - Fails on starting a session

I am using Ubuntu 21.10 and have been having difficulties getting a Zoom session going. It was crashing each time I started a session, I found it necessary to restart Zoom usually 3, 4 or 5 times ...
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Install and Configure StrongSwan Client on Ubuntu

I am having trouble trying to setup StrongSwan Client on Ubuntu. Here are the steps I follow: Export user's certificate: openssl pkcs12 -in cert_export_username@domain.com.p12 -out username-cert.pem -...
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VPN connection time-out

here are the network manager logs -- Logs begin at Thu 2021-06-10 23:01:25 IST. -- Jul 15 13:31:49 nbtlpi519b1824 nm-openvpn[22490]: NOTE: the current --script-security setting may allow this ...
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Connection timed out problem

I'm new to ubuntu .. i tried to connect pc remotely using ssh and checked firewall to allow port 22 work .. i used this command to cnnect ssh user@111.111.111.111 but got ssh: connect to host 111....
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How can i connect pc remotely?

I need to use ssh but as i got i need to know IP address and the username of the PC .. so i tried to connect the PC using ssh it@1.1.1.1 for example but got ssh: connect to host 1.1.1.1 port 22: ...
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How to explicitly specify the sender with the alpine e-mail client?

I seem to have run into a situation where configuring the alpine e-mail client (formerly just pine) for a specific user seems to override some configuration so that the username for the operating ...
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Can access Steam through wifi. Access Denied, you dont have permission

Hello fellow Ubuntu users, I use Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. Normally this could be a duplicate, but it's not the same as others i came up when googling. So, my problem is with the steam website(store, ...
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Software (ubuntu), aggregator/feed reader, bookmark based

everyone, hello! is there a software (not an online service) allowing to enter/save any urls (of news websites, twitter/telegram accounts, etc.), updating every X timeframe (hour or day) to check if ...
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How to connect OpenVPN automatically on BOOT using openvpn3-autoload?

I am trying to make a OpenVPN solution of my Ubuntu 20.04 VM. I found that there are two clients which can connect to OpenVPN server (running in pfSense), one is network-manager-gnome and the other is ...
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Fixed address on DHCP server isn't working

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 as a DHCP server and I tried to assign a fixed address to a client which is another Ubuntu os on a Virtual box, and both of them are in the same internal network, but, it ...
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There is internet on Ubuntu Server but not in Client

I am so sorry if this questions repeated so much but i will go crazy. It will be a bit long and sorry for that! Lately I have a work in systems administration and I have to create a Ubuntu Server and ...
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Ubuntu server 20.04 IPv6 DUID

on an Ubuntu server acting as an DHCPv6 client with netplan set like this renderer: networkd dhcp6: true I received an IPv6 address but I need the DUID to create a static lease on a router. I did a ...
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WireGuard does not work on Ubuntu 20.04

I have generated configuration for wireguard where I manualy added to [Interface] PostUp and PostDown routes, for my interfaces. Here is my censored configuration which I am running via wg-quick up ...
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Ubuntu ssh client how to specify non-standard port for connecting to ssh server on 2nd ubuntu machine

I am new to SSH. Two ubuntu machines on home network. Ubuntu 20.04 server on one, Ubuntu 16.04 on 2nd machine used as SSH client. Client succefsully logs into server with standard port 22, that is, ...
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Module Not Found error while running a program in NeST software

I tried to run with $ sudo python3 p2p.py But it shows an error in my machine . ModuleNotFoundError: No module name nest
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cannot log into SSH server

Ubuntu server 20.04 installed and configured to listen to port 2222. From a windows10 machine on the same network I can ssh into the server without difficulty using: ssh -p 2222 username@192.168.1....
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Gajim - obtaining the latest version

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and installing gajim over apt install but I only get 1.1.3-2 on Ubuntu 20.04. How can I update to the latest version, 1.3.0?
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Inter process communication by tcp 127.0.0.1 on the same node very slow

Tcp communication very slow by 127.0.0.1 or eth IP(eg:10.10.253.12) on the same host. server listen on 0.0.0.0:2000, client connect to 127.0.0.1:2000 or local eth ip:10.10.253.12:2000, CS transfer ...
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What Remote Desktop Client to install

I use Ubuntu 20.04 with Fluxbox as a window manager. I need you to recommend an application that acts as a remote desktop client, that supports the most common network protocols such as VNC, XDMCP, ...
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L2TP/IPSEC Client configuration Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am trying to setup an IPSEC/L2TP client VPN configuration on a Ubuntu 18.04 using Strongswan and xl2tpd. I have no control over the server side configuration. UPDATE & Partial Resolution The ...
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Samba client not working Ubuntu 18.04, need help

I am using Samba client to try to view shared directories residing on a Windows-10 64 bit machine from Linux. The samba is installed on my xUbuntu 18.04 64 bit laptop. XUbuntu is just like regular ...
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VNC Client & Server on 20.04

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 (fresh install from 20.04.1 & software up to date) on my new main fast computer. I want to desktop share my old NUC Barebones computer, running Xubuntu 20.04 (fresh ...
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replacing text between brackets from text in file

I have configured the server instance in code "instance": [ { "address": 127.0.0.1, "port": 6514 }, {"address": 127.0.0.1, "port": 6515 } ] ...
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Removing multiple lines between brackets

I have the following "endPoints" : [ "127.0.0.1:8090/abskdj/index.html", "127.0.0.1:8091/qwe/we.html" ], (may contain one or more addresses) I want to change ...
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OpenVPN Access Server and Network Manager

I have installed OpenVPN Access Server on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server. On the client side I use Network Manager. The VPN server is part of a private 10.42.24.0/24 network. In the Admin GUI for the server ...
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How to disconnect specific ssh client from ssh server in linux?

I wonder if i can disconnect a specific ssh client from ssh server? Can we do that? Thanks in advance...
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Installing SoftEther VPN Client&Server Manager on Ubuntu 20.04

how do I install the SoftEther VPN Client and Server Manager for Ubuntu 20.04? I am not looking to setup a VPN on my machine. I want to connect to other servers. Thank you
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Prevent host shutting down when remotely logged in

I have a laptop I'm setting up with SSH open server. It works great after I wake it up with magic packet and login with: ssh user@host -Y The problem is the laptop is designed to blank screen after ...
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openVPN client configuration of ip address

I am confused with regard to the correct ip address to use when a remote client tries to connect to the server running on Ubuntu 18.04. Details of ip's on the server: openVPN server 10.8.0.1 port ...
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Nextcloud does not start after installation

I have installed the Nextcloud client from the Ubuntu software collection on my Ubuntu 18.04. system. But when try to start it I get the following mesaage in the terminal: chmod: changing ...
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What package to install only the docker client (without engine) in Focal Fossa 20.04?

I've noticed that Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) comes with the latest docker engine ready to be installed. On may/2020 if you do: # apt update # apt install -y docker.io you get docker version 19.03.8 ...
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How to stablish a Fortinet-VPN connection on Ubuntu 16.04 (as client)?

Right now the official FortiClient available for Linux lacks VPN functionality. I need to connect from an Ubuntu 16 system to the VPN of an employer and they only use FortiClient VPN... What should ...
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Ubuntu WireGuard no handshake

I am trying to set up WireGuard VPN. I have set up the interface and the client. but when I run sudo wg, despite seeing the interface and peer information, data is only sent and not received, so I ...
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Kill connected ovpn client from openvpn server

How can I kill the connected ovpn client form openvpn server via command line.
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What's the difference between xxxx-client and xxxx-server packages?

When I'm gonna install packages or software I can see client | server versions. What does it mean actually? For example: apt-get install xxxx-client apt-get install xxxx-server What are the ...
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Openvpn client doesn't connect

I'm something noobie on linux. Sorry if this question is so basic, but couldn't find a solution anywhere... I have a windows10 host machine with Virtualbox installed. There are two guest machines: ...
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How can I obtain the IP address of OpenVPN clients

The OpenVPN server gives an internal IP addresses to each client that is connecting outside of the network. I want to store these IP addresses in a database after they are assigned. Is there an easy ...
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VNC client(only) in Ubuntu 18.04 headless server

So basically I'm trying to setup a configuration line Qubes os but based on Ubuntu and KVM. I used Ubuntu 18.04 but it's still too heavy and I'm thinking of using headless Ubuntu for KVM installation. ...
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How to change route table and activate it on ubuntu 18.04?

I am going to use the softether vpn client on Ubuntu 18.04. The vpn connection has been successfully connected. However, the web page will not load. So I added a route table. sudo ip route 173.21.42....
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What is the option "host-name" for in /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf?

I setup my ubuntu as DHCP server and specified some fixed IP addresses for certain devices using the syntax: host client1 { hardware ethernet b8:27:eb:ce:02:83; fixed-address 192.168.1.1; ...
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How can Server detect client power off in server/client topology

I have created a client and server programs which are communicating via TCP socket. When I have several clients I can see that server spawns process for each client. But if my client suddenly powers ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 backup

I have a desktop that has 1 ssd and 1 hdd. I want to write a script that will allow me to preform a backup of my ssd and store it on hdd. Is this something that I can do? I am unsure if the backup ...
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How can I debug Cisco Anyconnect constantly connecting and reconnecting?

I was using Cisco Anyconnect just fine until couple of days ago. But now, it keeps constantly connecting and then reconnecting in cycles of a few seconds, making it completely useless. I know this is ...
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Ubuntu FTP and SFTP client firewall rules for UFW

How to set firewall rules on a client machine that needs to access FTP and SFTP servers? The default policy on client's machine is to deny all connections (incoming and outgoing) there are (UFW) ...
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Ubuntu Apt 1.6.6 with client cert and HTTPS

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, the connection to my repository using https and client cert authentication is no longer working. My config: Acquire::https::example.com { Verify-Peer "true"; ...
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Is there any working Whatsapp client for Ubuntu?

I have been looking for one for a long time now, but I haven't found even one working port of Whatsapp web for ubuntu. There was one called whatsie if I remember correctly, but now it doesn't work ...
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How to connect to a certain port on SSH [duplicate]

So, I am setting up an ssh server. I have installed the ssh-server program on my server. However, I didn't want to connect to it through port 22, because reasons, so I set the server to listen through ...
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