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Authenticate User's Unix Credentials via Web Browser

Can anyone give me tips on how to authenticate a user's Unix credentials through the browser? I am basically giving access to some file viewing and I want to make sure the users are authenticated but ...
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Can't access server with http (out of the blue) ftp works

Not sure if this is the right place for this question but I'm desperate. I'm developing on a test server in Canada (I'm in Greece) I start doing my thing and then out of the blue I can't access the ...
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Linux partitioning scheme for Dell PowerEdge Server with 2x 2GB internal SD Card (RAID 1) and 10T SAS Raid 5

'm in the course of ordering a new Dell PowerEdge server to run XEN for virtualisation purposes on top of either Ubuntu or CentOS server. I'd like to put the OS on a flash drive to boot as fast as ...
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Static Route to only one computer

Hi guys is there anyway to have my router statically route to only one address and continue to dynamically route to wireless clients? Ideally what I would like is for my linux server to constantly ...
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Groups and users to delete after installation

I'm configuring my home server, OS is Debian Wheezy from netinstall. There are many groups and users which (rather) I will not use, like games. Currently, I removed groups like fax, tape, cdrom and ...
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If I work on my own web server,nobody can track me,right? [closed]

I would like to make my own home web server with a Linux-based server operating system,I'm not sure what operating system I should choose,but I will see... After I make it,I will be able to do ...
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Backup a server using Ansible?

Ansible seems to be a pretty efficient automation tool to deploy and to update applications on servers. Is it possible to use it to backup a (Linux) server as well? Is it a good practice to do so? ...
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ubuntu server static IP and network connection problems

I have a Motorola SURFboard SBG901 Wireless Cable Modem Gateway (SBG901), (note this product is a router and modem). I have a cable line coming from Time Warner plugged into this product. I then ...
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OpenSuse 11.4 hard free space decreases to zero without any running program

I have a one-user linux OpenSuse 11.4 on my HP proliant server and I always connect to it with TightVCN. The server settings are: core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size ...
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Is it possible to run SVN Edge, LAMP and Samba on one server machine?

I'm looking into building a simple home server for myself. I don't really know a lot about servers but what I'm looking to do is: Have a SVN Edge server to store my development projects (I know I ...
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uploading music automatically with Google Music on a Linux server

So I've seen questions like this one looking for help uploading music with Google Music on Linux, but none really seem to confront the notion of solely using the command line. I've downloaded the ...
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How to upgrade RAM in live running ubuntu server?

I want to know how can I upgrade RAM of my live running physical server. I had ubuntu operating system on my physical server, now I wanted to upgrade it to 8GB. How can It possible ? Any alternate ...
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Bridging a Modem with a Static IP from an ISP

I have setup a headless linux server running: 22, 80, 1194 (udp) and it's also running a DHCP server and does all of the ip assigning. Starting off, I was simply trying to port forward all incoming ...
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File is taking up a lot of space on server

I have this file on my Ubuntu server, and it is 12GB in file size. I don't know what that file is, and would like to know, would be safe to to delete or truncate the file? Here is the file ...
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NFS only gives user read access

I had NFS set up such that my RasberryPi had its Documents/ folder stored on my main Ubuntu system and it worked fine. I then made it such that the entire /home/raspi1 folder (note, not /home/ itself) ...
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Will two different hdd spin rates cause problems in a linux server?

I have a 1U Linux fileserver that can support two SATA hdds and I am planning on buying a 4TB 5900 RPM hdd. I also have a spare 2 TB 7200 RPM hdd. I don't plan on doing any raids. Will there be ...
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Kernel panic trying to install Debian Linux on Dell computer

When I try to install Debian Linux (newest stable as of 6.2.2013, x64) on a Dell OptiPlex 740 I keep getting this error message right after I choose "Install" from the main menu (the hdd is empty): ...
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Autostart for ubuntu server

Here is the first part of my question. Splitted it because of rule "One topic - one question". My third and main question is about configuring autostart for webserver and database. init.d scripts ...
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User management for linux server

Here is the first part of my question. Should I set up two user accounts; one for the database and another for the web server? Or is it better to have one root user for all purposes?
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Where should I install binaries that don't come as .deb?

I'm going to run EC2 instance for dev purposes on AWS. Most likely Ubuntu (once had it on my laptop). I am Java developer, so I need JDK, Tomcat, Maven, Git and MongoDB on the server. But software in ...
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What DNS is my Powerdns recursor using?

I just setup a powerdns recursor under a clean Ubuntu 12.04 server. I didn't notice any difference in query times (using dig) so I looked at my /etc/resolv.conf file. I left "nameserver=127.0.0.1" ...
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Setting up a server in Linux for Home

I have an old Laptop at home that i wanted to setup as a server for my Home use. Linux was my choice for stability and learning reasons. What i at least wanted out of it was; Mercurical/Git repo FTP ...
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How to install software on a linux server [closed]

i have a linux server from bluehost on which i would like to install some linux software. The software i am installing can be run from the command line. (It is Calibre). How would i go about doing ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 server - Becomes unresponsive until the mouse is moved

I have a server in my house with a mouse and keyboard attached, and a monitor - I installed a GUI hoping it would fix this, it didn't. I can't connect to the server, it just times out. Any IRC ...
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How can I find a file by its content on Linux?

How can I find a file by its content on Linux in the command line? For example, I want to find a file containing the word "helo" on my computer.
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How to ssh linux when the shell is changed or crashed, but still need to have access remotely?

I have remote location Linux running (CentOS 6.0). It has dynamic ip address so i installed noip2 service and copied the file cp redhat.noip2.sh /etc/profile.d/noip.sh. Here you can see the noip.sh ...
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Testing out my first Linux server in a VM

This may be a bit of a long one, since I'm not exactly sure what I'm looking for so I'll be giving as much info as I can to help. Also I'm basically new to Linux. So, my plan is to either take the ...
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Homebrew server NIC choice

I am build a small server out of a desktop motherboard. It will run Ubuntu 10.04.3 with an iSCSI target. I am trying to decide whether to go with 2 Realtek 8169SC Gigabit NICs or with 1 Intel ...
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Batch convert Microsoft Word files to HTML files

How can Microsoft Word files (.doc, .docx) be converted to HTML files as a batch process running on a Linux server?
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Reg: Putty SSH Access

I have a Linux based virtual server recently purchased. I need to transfer the files from local computer to my virtual server... I tried downloading the Putty. But there were no EXE files to install. ...
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Family server setup

I really hope some of you can give me some direction. I have setup a linux server at home and through samba I can access files from different computers in my home. I would like to use this server as a ...
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Do servers provide eSATA?

I want to purchase a computer, which will work as a low-load Linux server, install it into a rack, and what it very important: connect external HDDs through eSATA. The problem is that I can't find a ...
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Converting a computer to a server

Hey guys, so I just found an OLD p2, 256 mb ram and 20 gb harddrive (i have a 80 gig on me also). so I was wondering to load up either WinXP, win server 2000, or some small linux distribution. I ...
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How to fix “crazy keyboard” on Ubuntu 10.04.1 on VMWare Player 3.1.x?

On a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 on VMWare Player 3.1.1, the keyboard mappings are crazy! The arrows don't work, Ctrl key seems mapped to Enter, it's nuts! Note, this is a command-line ...
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Market Share Points of Linux Server Distributions [closed]

Which distribution does have best market share rates? Is it still CentOS? I'm guessing Ubuntu server has already overtaken others. But I'm not sure. Is there a reliable document about this?
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How i can copy file from server(OS:ubuntu 10.04) to my PC(OS:windows 7)?

How i can copy file from server(OS:ubuntu 10.04) to local HDD in my PC(OS:windows 7) ?? note :- if you can help me by give me the command which copy file from server to my pc (becouse i enter to ...
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Ip of the box I am logged in as

I am usually sshed into different boxes and i forgot what ip I am logged into sometimes. Is there a command I can type to give me the ip on the box I am on. cat /etc/*release CentOS release 5 ...
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Backup of 5TB server

I'm looking for a software that will help me backup a server with 5TB of data. My wishlist: Backup on 1-2TB SATA disks Should need little to no configuration (just the directories to backup and the ...
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Deploy Windows (2008 R2) onto a Linux server… with no physical access to the machine

Okay folks, this little challenge has got me scratching my head, especially as I am not a Linux user. I need to deploy Windows Server 2008 R2 onto a server that is currently running Linux. ...