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How to setup a cli app which allows regular users to add apache subdomains? [closed]

I am working on a cli application which among other things, it's supposed to generate a directory with some initial content, and setup an apache configuration file to use that directory under a ...
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Error: admin policy has disabled user trust

Ubuntu 18.04, trying to run a windows program under Wine results in the error in the question. It seems this may be a Windows error. Does anyone know how to get around this error? The Windows program ...
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How to configure password policy for openLDAP server,

I am struggling to install and configure the password policy for my OpenLDAP server which is running on Ubuntu 14.04. Somehow I managed and configured ppolicy module, but it's not working for me, I ...
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How can I run flash automatically Chromium 62.0.3202.62?

I´m running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, with Chromium 62.0.3202.62. I need a way to run flash automatically for a small project which runs local content. In the settings you only have two options for flash to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 | Reset password asking me to Retype new password twice. Ideally it should be once

I recently tried to implement password policy (at least one digit, upper case, lowercase, a special character) using pam_cracklib module. After that, the system asks me to retype password twice ...
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Ubuntu 16.10: source based routing: packets are not redirected

I'm trying to configure source based routing on my ubuntu-machine. As simplest example I'm trying to configure the only one interface on my machine. All configuration taken from here: https://www....
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Limiting access to Policyd

I have a virtual machine installed with Ubuntu 14.04. I have Zimbra 8.5 installed on it. I apparently do not have a way to prevent spammers who get access to an email account to prevent 1 million ...
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Failure while removing unwanted packages/configurations/dependencies

I have a minor problem which occurs everytime I'm installing a new application. Basically there must be some unused packages/configurations/dependencies which make some troubles. What happens is, that ...
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Intellectual Property Rights Policy Summary Question

In the Summary section, this is stated, "You can redistribute Ubuntu, but only where there has been no modification to it." What does it mean by Mortifications? Does it mean Kernel/Internal ...
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Iptable ordering of commands

When adding a new rule in iptable I want it to be the first command to be executed, which means it will go on top of the rules list. What do I have to add in the command to change its position on the ...
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Firewall rules not working for network

I have configured my ubuntu server to be a router and firewall. It has dhcp functionalities and it gives ip addresses to my other two computers. There is an implicit deny in the network. However the ...
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Iptables HTTP not working on computer

By default I have an implicit deny so I used these two commands to try to enable http on ip address 10.1.10.201 but I cannot access any websites. sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -s 10.1.10.201 --dport ...
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system policy prevents unlocking or controlling the mobile broadband device?

Keep getting this pop-up requiring me to enter my password when I have Modem Manager GUI open. It happens every 5 mins, as long as Modem Manager is open. How do i change my system policy to allow the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen lock policy

We have a security policy that the Ubuntu desktops have to lock the screen after 10 minutes.I use to use xscreensaver on Ubuntu 12.04 for this by removing gnome-screensaver and overwriting the config ...
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How to install cluebringer on 14.04

I've done an install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a system which will act as a mail server. One of the bits I want to install is "Cluebringer" policy daemon. I can see there are postfix-cluebringer packages, ...
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Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available

I'm trying to install flash via the software center and I get this error : "Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. (org.freedesktop.PolicyKit....
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How can I prevent being locked out after changing the iptables default policy?

I am working on an experiment. When I (client) ssh into a gateway and run sudo iptables --policy INPUT DROPthen the gateway doesn't accept any communucation (or input) from my client. By running ...
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How do I get openldap password policy to work on 12.04 or 14.04?

I have installed the overlay, set up a default policy, I see in syslog that the policy is being referenced, but it does not seem to be enforced. Specifically, I have been testing out pwdMinLength of ...
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What is Canonical's LTS support policy for EOL software?

I'm using PHP 5.3 and need to remain on PHP 5.3 for the foreseeable future. Please don't suggest upgrading -- for my setup, it's simply not possible at this stage. I'm currently evaluating which OS ...
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Is there a debian/ubuntu policy on softlinking things to another location in opt once they're installed?

Is there a debian/ubuntu policy on softlinking things to another location in opt once they're installed properly in usr/share or usr/lib? Here's a simple example: Packaging up dnsenum. It's a ...
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How will Qt 5.0 be packaged for Raring?

Note: as per the FAQ, "Issues with the next version of Ubuntu" may not be asked as questions here but in my opinion, this is not an issue but merely a question asking about policy. If you feel this ...
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Software Center doesn't ask for a password anymore [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No programs or applications show up in dash So, out of the blue, software-center stopped asking me for a password. It just runs, and then turns grey. Works fine as root, or ...
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Can I use the Ubuntu logo on t-shirts produced non-comercially? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to create Ubuntu Shirts ( Merchandise ) Is it permited to use(print) Ubuntu logo on a "Ubuntu users group" T-shirt which is not sold public but to the group ...
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How to change/disable password complexity test when changing password?

I know that it is a "bad" idea, I know that it is not secure, I know. I searched the net for an answer and all I saw was whining that it's not good. But I like using Linux because it lets me make the ...
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What is the Policy for Updating grub-pc in LTS?

After having attempted an SRU request for a small patch to grub-pc for 10.04 LTS that fixes an issue that has left many people with unbootable servers nothing has been done for some time. The patch ...
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Is the Ubuntu policy manual out of date?

I just started reading the Ubuntu Architecture wiki which outlines the overall architecture of Ubuntu. Got to the section that discusses the Ubuntu Policy Manual and that it is derived from the Debian ...
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Is the Units Policy still being drafted or is it finalised?

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnitsPolicy What I'm really getting at here is: should I be filing bugs against applications that do not conform? Or is this policy not fully accepted/approved yet?