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RAID configurations are resetted after reboot-Ubuntu Server

I have configured software RAID 1 in Ubuntu Server. I have created RAID 1 and now one of the Disk fails so I removed it. I had attached a new disk. Created partitions as same like /sda from fdisk. ...
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Moving one OS from a dual-boot setup inside a large HD to small SSD

In my current setup I have a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu on an HD of 640 GB. I want to move my Ubuntu to a new SSD of 240 GB and install Windows 8 from scratch, without transferring any files ...
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Docker login via ssh always asks for password

I a trying to create an Ubuntu image with an "ubuntu" user who can log into the container via ssh without using a password. It asks for a password when I try to log in. Here's the Dockerfile FROM ...
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Limit disk space in Ubuntu (VM)

I have installed an ubuntu VM on VMware Player and want to limit the usable diskspace to 10MB to test a particular project. I tried searching on the net but was not successful. Can anyone please help ...
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How to Ban an IP address automatically in ubuntu 12.04 when it sends specific packet to server?

I run a game server and someone is attacking with fake players. I want to ban him automatically in Ubuntu V P S. Any IPtables command or program that can accomplish this task? If it's not possible ...
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Cron won't run my root script

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 (using Digital Ocean) trying run a script as root. It's a script to check if a server is running and restart if it has crashed. The issue isn't the script, but crontab won't run ...
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What's wrong with this GRUB setup?

I have two hard disks. The first one contains both Windows and Ubuntu installations, but the first MBR boots to Windows and the second MBR boots, in theory, to Ubuntu. This worked fine until recently. ...
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How to get <arrow key down> to focus on first google hit?

At my school on a linux (Ubuntu) machine, if I google something and then press arrow key down, a cursor will show next to the first hit. I can then navigate down or up to select the link I want and ...
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Why does Windows 7 has higher disk usage than Ubuntu? [on hold]

This is what I noticed from looking at the disk indicator light.
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how to setup openvpn services on servers behind firewall

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server behind our department firewall, I could SSH login via domain name and port 8022, I tried setup openvpn services following guide: the Ubuntu 12.04 Server guide -- OpenVPN. ...
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Strange behavior when sudo -u

I'm trying to set up daily backups of my postgres database. To that end I've created a /home/backups directory, and inside it the /home/backups/postgres directory. The owner of /home/backups/postgres ...
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Courting Disaster with fakeRAID10 (Dual Boot Win7,Ubuntu14.10)

Over the past several weeks (!), I have been trying to set up a dual boot with Windows 7 Enterprise and Ubuntu Desktop 14.10. The motherboard is a Sabertooth x79, and I wanted to install everything ...
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Ethernet works on Ubuntu, not on Windows 8.1

I have pretty strange problem. I have dual boot of windows 8.1 & ubuntu. The thing is that ethernet perfectly works on Ubuntu, but won't work on Windows 8.1. All it says in Win is that is ...
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Options for daily non-RAID data mirroring?

I'm considering setting up a storage box with an SSD and I want resilience in the case of hardware failure of that SSD. (I expect the box to run Ubuntu 14.04.) I have three reasons to consider ...
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tunnel 6to4 via ssh [on hold]

We need help to resolve a 6to4 SSH tunnel issue; we want to access a couple of servers which are on an IPv4 network from an IPv6 network (we don't have any plan to move those IPv$ servers server to ...
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to have an homogeneous environment for python and tools like PIP

I have a learning group for pythong where people are coming with their machines but with differents OS (Windows, Mac Os, Linux). For Mac and Linux, it is quite easy as you can install programs like ...
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Using Cygwin X as a screen/tmux-like fashion

I have the following environment: A laptop running Windows 7 that I connect/disconnect to my work network every day A desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 that's permanently connected to the work network ...
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Add domain to VPS (DNS?) [migrated]

I have a VPS and some domains. I want to add one of my domains to the VPS. My VPS provider has send me his Nameservers like ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com and I changed these DNS records in my ...
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Can I limit the Downloading file size?

I have a LAN and a Ubuntu server as router. My question is, can I restrict and limit the downloading file size. So that my users cant download huge file sizes example: my users should not download ...
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https redirect to virtual host directory and http not working

System configuration ubuntu14.04 (64bit) XAMPP 1.8.3-5 Apache/2.4.10 (Unix) OpenSSL/1.0.1i PHP/5.5.15 mod_perl/2.0.8-dev Perl/v5.16.3 I have read on new features of apache 2.4 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit lts stuck on splash screen when booted from usb in try ubuntu option

I downloaded ubuntu 14.04 32 bit lts and put it in a usb flash drive of 4 gb using linuxusb software. When i booted it from usb A menu appeared having options like try ubuntu Install ubuntu Memtest ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 installer doesnt detect any partitions, even after fixparts corrected partition table

Trying to install 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 I have four partitions (2 windows partitions), a ext4 for the ubuntu install, and a remaining ntfs data partition As a follow up to Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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rEFInd loads to splash screen, no HDD activity

I've installed rEFInd manually on Windows as was described on the official guide. However, when I hit F12 as my computer boots up and select "rEFInd Boot Manager", it refuses to load it. Instead, it ...
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How to make folder always writeable by apache?

I want to make a folder always writeable by php. I changed the folder permission temprorarly to 777, but the content of the folder is uploaded by a ftp user, so every time I re run the script I get ...
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Ubuntu thinks I am in Lisbon, Portugal

I installed my first Ubuntu on my laptop last weekend. Whenever I look at the date it is off by several hours. My computer thinks I am in Lisbon, Portugal. How can I fix that?
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VirtualBox write-through drive not working on Ubuntu

I have a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu installed on normal VDI, and I added another write-through VDI so that I could keep my code intact when I switch between different system snapshots which I use for ...
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Execute script on ipv6 prefix change

How can I execute a script or program whenever my (world-routeable) IPv6 prefix changes? If there is (currently) no easy way to do this, a pointer to the corresponding Posix system calls would be ...
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Virtualization enabled from host computer but disabled from guest virtualbox?

I have enabled virtualization on the BIOS and verified it by issuing this command from the host computer: I have ubuntu desktop 14.04 64 bit as host, virtualbox 4.3.10 and ubuntu server 14.04 64 bit ...
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Installing mysqld on Ubuntu 12 (LTS) non-interactively

I want to install MySQL server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS non-interactively. For most packages, I just use the -y flag, which is described on the apt-get manpage as: Automatic yes to prompts; assume ...
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Solving Canon PIXMA MP190 E27 error

Suddenly our printer -- Canon PIXMA MP190 -- stopped working and it shows E27 (E ... 2 ... 7) error. From what I saw, this means Ink Absorber is Full. Most of search results recommend to put the ...
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How to export ubuntu system error?

A program running on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop "has experienced an internal error". I get the system error dialog where I can "send an error report to help fix the problem". How do I export this bad ...
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Running an executable on a Windows volume under Ubuntu

I have a dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu system. I have a executable file generated from a c++ file in a folder on a Windows volume (which is accessible on Ubuntu) and would like to run it on Ubuntu. The ...
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Power LED keeps Blinking - Asus p52f Laptop

I am facing an issue since a long time. I own Asus p52f series laptop, it's 3 yrs old right now. 2 months back I had to change the laptop battery, since I couldn't find the original Asus laptop ...
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virtual box disconnects from network when “saving machine state”

I am using NAT and running VirtualBox 4.3.10 with Debian on a Kubuntu 14.10 host. In Network settings, I use the defaults: NAT PCnet-FAST III (Am79C973) Promiscuous Mode: Allow VMs cable ...
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Unable to mount X,X GB Volume

This issue occurs on x64 ubuntu 14. The volume is standard usb pendrive and an error look like this: Regards
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How to setting up rtl8187 on linux?

I have tried to install the realtek drivers for the ALFA AWUS036H with no results. Recently I read that the driver from realtek doesn't work. There is any way to use the internal driver that comes ...
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Allow LAN users to access my VirtualBox using NAT+Port Forward?

I have a VirtualBox setup with Ubuntu + LAMP with OpenSSH. I’d like my colleagues to access services on it—such as ftp, http, ssh…—through the LAN. I can’t setup the VirtualBox via network bridging ...
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How to use PPTPD with multiple IPs?

I have 4 IP addresses and I would like to connect to IP X and pptpd will take that IP for the public. Right one its always takes the main IP. I also tried to rewrite IPs iternally with no success. ...
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Alternative ways of passing PS1 env variable into Ubuntu for SSH session

I know that there are twenty thousand answers, none of them worked as expected, I'm more surprised than you are, so please consider reading the story first. I'm trying to achieve what appears to be a ...
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Amazon EC2 server cannot connect and access via putty out of sudden [migrated]

I have a ubuntu server setup in amazon ec2 for few months. Today, out of sudden, the server status is not reacheable and putty is not accessible too. I've also rebooted the system, it seems to be ...
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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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How should an SDIO bus show up in Ubuntu 13

I have a couple of USB-attached SD card readers that also at least claim to support SDIO devices. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I'm wondering how to tell if the devices with the drivers they're using do, in ...
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Boot Linux from a GPT disk using SYSLINUX

From Booting from GPT (rodsbooks.com/gdisk/booting.html), it says that both Grub & syslinux support booting Linux from a GPT disk. Anyone know how exactly can I use syslinux to boot Linux from a ...
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Shutdown on LAN between Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I have 2 laptops, a Windows 7 machine and the other running Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to figure out how to write a batch script for Windows that would allow me to shutdown both computers ...
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SSD RAID in Haswell NUC with Ubuntu: Does TRIM work?

I want a low-power, small, silent x86_64 Ubuntu computer with storage that's resilient against hardware failure of a drive. I'm thinking of buying D54250WYKH or D34010WYKH, one mSATA SSD and one 2.5" ...
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How can I fix GRUB on this dual disk setup?

I am dual-booting Windows and Ubuntu. The machine has two hard disks, both OSs are installed on sda (an SSD), but sda's bootloader uses UEFI and goes to Windows, whereas sdb has GRUB and boots to ...
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Very high CPU usage on Linux server

I have the following server: Ubuntu 14 LTS 64 bit Linode Hosting fail2ban enabled firewall enabled SSH root login diabled and only key access to server. Problem: When I run htop, it shows high ...
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Removing a disk from an Ubuntu mdadm RAID marks the array as inactive, instead of degraded

I'm setting up a mdadm raid 1 array on Ubuntu 14.10 under VirtualBox. Everything works fine: The raid 1 is set up with /dev/sdc1 and /dev/sdd1: Personalities : [linear] [multipath] [raid0] [raid1] ...
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Changing root directory in lighttpd.conf

I'm setting up a simple test script for a homework assignment and the script is supposed to run a lighttpd server, an nginx server, and our own server that we wrote earlier and analyze a bunch of ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6

NOTE: this question was asked in askubuntu, and I was suggested to ask here. I want to create a bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Currently I have access to an RHEL 6 ...