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Icons missing in Thunar for non-root user on Ubuntu-Server

I have 64-bit Ubuntu-Server 16.04 running in Virtualbox. I installed Xorg, Fluxbox, Slim, Thunar, and gnome-icon-theme. I'm trying to avoid installing a pesky full desktop environment. The icons show ...
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How can I host website over the internet using Apache2 and Ubuntu Server?

I'm running Apache2 on Ubuntu Server 15.04. For simplicity, I removed all the routers in between. Presently, my server is directly connected to the internet. All that is there in my home network is ...
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LAMP server software requirements [on hold]

I'm building my first LAMP server to be used as both a remote testing server and as practice for building a web server. I'm going to use Ubuntu Server with Apache2, PHP7, MySQL 5.7, OpenSSL and ...
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USB Ports Failing after Interrupting Ubuntu Server Setup

Oh boy, have I got myself into a pickle. I found an old computer in my garage and decided to bring it to life into an Ubuntu Server for home. After plugging in the live USB and waiting for it to set ...
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Remote server IP address not loading default apache page (No data received)

I just spinned a new remote server on azure after the last one had vhost issues. The IP address of the new server is not loading the default apache page and the hostname displays web page not ...
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Start Team Viewer on Windows 10 from a Linux PC on same network

I have a Win 10 machine that I had to remotely reboot. I also have an ubuntu server on the same network. Team Viewer hasn't auto signed in on Win 10 machine following the reboot and I need access to ...
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Stream media over Internet

I have a server on a remote location on which are running a couple of VMs with Ubuntu Server. I'd like to install a kind of media stream service (like DLNA), but which I can access over the Internet ...
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How would I use a webcam as a security camera? [closed]

I am making a security system for one of the rooms in my house. I am not willing to invest much on a professional security system, but I want atleast some security. My goal is to use a webcam ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 cannot connect to internet and apt-get issue

So here is the issue, or one of them I should say. Ever since I installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 I haven't been able to connect to the internet, on that computer alone of course, even if I ping ip's they ...
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Ubuntu ping/search not working

I'm new to Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm trying to ping Google to see if I can reach the outside world. I have searched, but I can't figure out the problem. I'm connecting via my wireless router, not a ...
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Block HTTP/HTTPS traffic unless proxied through CloudFlare using UFW

I have a web server and I wish to enforce that all HTTP/HTTPS connections go through CloudFlare, and can not simply just go directly to the IP address of the origin. How can I configure UFW to do ...
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How do I setup a streaming media cache on my local network?

Recently I moved. Currently I've been using my cell phone and tethering for Internet. Obviously I can't afford that as a long term solution. I am getting satellite internet soon. Is there a way that I ...
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Cannot start OpenVPN

I am not able to start openvpn all i see is service openvpn start * Starting virtual private network daemon(s)... ...
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Minecraft Cannot Connect To Auth Servers Ubuntu Server

So I'm running a ubuntu home server for a nas and my sister wants a Minecraft server running so I've set that up and it runs fine in online-mode=false but if I put it to online-mode=true it starts up ...
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Reallocate space using parted (no gui )

I'm running a Ubuntu server 14.04.3 LTS. The partitioning has been created automatically and now I have a problem with root directory space. There is a raid /dev/md3 with almost 2 TB free and a ...
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VirtualBox: Host-Only + Bridged outgoing uses wrong adapter

I have the following setup: VirtualBox 5.0.6 running on a Windows 8.1 Enterprise Laptop Ubuntu Server 12.04 VM Two Network adapters: => 1) Bridged => 2) Host-Only In the VM I configured both ...
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How can I connect a computer to a network through a windows 7 computer?

I have a linux/ubuntu server that is rather loud is inconvenient to place near enough to my home network router to connect it via ethernet. It sadly has no wireless features. I also have a windows 7 ...
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VPN in ubuntu server 14.04

I installed VPN in Ubuntu server 14.04 which has the IP 192.168.20.5 I installed using link: http://grantcurell.com/2014/07/22/setting-up-a-vpn-server-on-ubuntu-14-04/. But the small difference I ...
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How to setup a squid proxy server on Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS

At the moment I have Squid running as a cache on Ubuntu Sever 14.04 LTS. I installed Squid on that machine using apt-get install squid3 which works fine for caching websites but I would love to be ...
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I think my ISP is blocking acsess to my server outside my network [closed]

My friend gave me a nice desktop computer. I decided to install Ubuntu server and use it as a server. I have a ssh server, web server,minecraft server, and sometimes a team speak server running on it. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server on a laptop

I want to use Ubuntu Server for learning purposes. Of course I won't buy a server for that so I wonder if I can install it on a laptop and then connect to it through local network or ssh. Is that ...
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Only allow whitelisted IP addresses to try to connect in fail2ban

My auth.log is littered with connection attempts from nasty zombies. It is really annoying. And the server doesn't even permit password logins. What I would like to do is set up fail2ban to only ...
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Why is so much RAM being cached?

free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 32086 30156 1930 51 564 26606 -/+ buffers/cache: 2985 29101 ...
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Extending or Merging root partition remotely

I am currently working remotely on a Ubuntu Server, 14.04 LTS. This is the result of df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md2 20G 20G 0 100% / udev ...
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Ubuntu server does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: ...
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Ubuntu Server is not visible anymore in the local net

I set up Samba on my Ubuntu Server, I could see the server from the two Windows PCs in my home and I could share files between the PCs. When I restarted the system, I could not see the server anymore. ...
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Accidentally deleted all kernel files from /boot

I have a virtual machine (VM) running Ubuntu Server 14.04. I access the VM remotely using putty. Recently I came into a problem when /boot was 100% full. I came across numerous articles which ...
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Customizing Ubuntu Server Startup Message

I have an Ubuntu server (15.04) that I am using for testing in a group. Is there a way I can customize the startup message (probably not the correct terminology) to include the IP address. So ...
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How can I find why a port is used in Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

I recently installed Kamailio 4.0.4 on Ubuntu Server 14.04. After first run. 0(5400) ERROR: <core> [tcp_main.c:2932]: tcp_init(): ERROR: tcp_init: bind(a, 0x7fb5b0783344, 16) on 127.0.0.1:5060 ...
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Snort Failing to start on Ubuntu 9.04

EDIT: Hey! To anyone stumbling across this question who followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SnortIDS It's too old and WILL NOT work! Find a different one! I'm trying to get Snort ...
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cant configure network on ubuntu server using drac

I have installed Ubuntu 14 server on my server using DRAC of dell. I have got all the info from my server company like: IP Addresses, Gateway, Netmask and so on. I have tried to configure the network ...
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How to add “role” after initial installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04

During Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation, I'm prompted to select a number of metapackages to install (which seems similar to the Windows Server notion of roles). Is there an easy way to install one of ...
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SSH Tunnel doesn't work

I use following command to make a ssh tunnel to my ubuntu server: ssh -fNg -L 8888:127.0.0.1:22 -p 1000 username@server-address -v Then I set OSX http and https proxy to 127.0.0.1:8888 And I got ...
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Exporting list of users and passwords securely in ubuntu server?

I have a project in which I'm creating users with random passwords for a class of students, and I want to give this list to the teacher so he can distribute the user:pass to each student. What is the ...
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How can my home server accept and reply to connections from the Internet when OpenVPN client is running?

I have a headless home server running Ubuntu Server 12.04. A 3rd party website (to which I'm subscribed) periodically sends commands to a daemon on my home server which in turn responds to the 3rd ...
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Ubuntu server kernel panic after running a package upgrade script

Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS x86_AMD64 running on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 with an LVM encrypted hard disk. I run this script every week or so to upgrade packages: sudo apt-get update -ymu sudo apt-get ...
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cannot ping domain name, ping IP's work

but if I ping IP of domain name it's works this my /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 8.8.8.8 ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com ping 8.8.8.8 64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=1 ttl=57 ...
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Is it a good idea to remove Firefox, when it also removes “gnome-core”?

I thought I should remove Firefox since I don't use it, but if I run apt-get purge firefox it says that it will remove gnome-core which seems like it could be needed by other apps on my VNC server. ...
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What kind of server can be accessed at \\SERVERNAME in Windows

I want to have Ubuntu running a server that I can access from my Windows machine using \SERVERNAME\LOCATION. What kind of server do I need?
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Formatted PC wont boot from CD

I cleaned the HDD of an old PC with Hiren Boot CD to make a DIY server and it worked fine. I now have very clean hard drive. The problem is when I tried to put an iso of ubuntu server onto the machine ...
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Web browsers removing slash in URL

I have a URL (http://www.example.com/). Whenever me, a user, or a bot(search indexers) enter (http://www.example.com/Folder) the domain automatically redirects to (http://www.example.comFolder). All ...
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how to boot into ubuntu/server that's in the same disk as windows 8

so I got windows 8.1 installed and then I installed ubuntu 14.04.1, rebooted and it still boots into windows 8.1. how to boot into ubuntu not windows and how to make it happen by default
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How many VM's I can create and share CPU cores on 24 core CPU?

I have a server that has 2 (CPU) - 24 cores. Is there a limit how many VM's I can create and assign CPU's? Ex: Is there a limit that, I can only create 6 VM's that have 4 CPUs each? or 12 VM's with 2 ...
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How to make a new disk usable on Ubuntu Linux?

I've set up a remote ubuntu server back in the day on a 5GB drive from the 100GB that my host provided just to test. Time flew by and turns out that I'm still using the test environment and now I need ...
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How to recover admin password web2py

I have a web2py instance that is deployed, but I can't figure out what the admin password was. Is there a way to recover the admin password in web2py? I tried to remove parameters.py file, but now 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 rerun the script I get ...
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Ubuntu server - Access denied UNTIL login with root user

I have a machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2. I have a folder /home/shared_folder This folder is shared in samba. When i try to access the folder in windows, it does not show the folder's content, ...
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Debian 7 vs Ubuntu Server 14.04 for 32-bit VM “network nodes”

I plan to make a number of small VM's (virtualbox) that will serve as networking nodes for various VPS servers, local appliances, private domain servers (AD), and various other web services provided ...
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How to create a local server to compile and run programs in C, Java,..etc [closed]

How can I create a local server on my Ubuntu laptop which is able to compile and run C, Java, Ruby, Python, etc code? And I want to use that service from my tablet through WiFi.
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How to fake having a CMOS battery for RTC

I have an embedded computer running Ubuntu Server 14.04 that has no CMOS battery (temporary, I hope) so it always boots to December 31, 2008 ... Currently I'm developing an application that depends on ...