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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 ...
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Copying folder from one Unix server to another, updating owners IDs

I'm using the method described here to copy a directory from one Unix server to another (both Ubuntu 14.04): rsync -aruv localfolder/ user@server:destination/ I need to keep the same owners and ...
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Ubuntu server - How to make a domain point to it

I have a domain registered on Namecheap that I've used long ago, but my question is, how do I make that domain point to my ubuntu server, running on an old laptop at my house?
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Something's up with my PPTP+SMB setup

Yesterday I could connect to my PPTP VPN and access a SMB server on it perfectly well. Today it is throwing up a bucketload of problems. The VPN is now stopping internet traffic, even though it's set ...
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Samba permission denied

Once again samba has completely confused me. I need a share which is accessible (r/w) to only authenticated users. Everyone needs to be able to modify others' files, so I'd prefer to use groups for ...
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Configuring a samba share

Ubuntu server 14.04 My head is full of networking stuff right now and I just can't get my head around samba. I need a share that allows read and write access to authenticated users only, with no home ...
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Prevent unnecessary network file transfer samba

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server with two samba shares (two hard drives: one sata other usb 2.0), which is hooked up via lan. Accessing those via a windows 8.1 laptop works fine (via wlan). But my dad ...
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openvpn with ubuntu server 12.04

ERROR: Linux route delete command failed: could not execute external program When command: sudo openvpn server.conf Would anyone have a solution to this problem? My server.conf folder: serveur ...
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port forward ppp0 to eth0 in ubuntu server

After I establish vpn connection to ubuntu server I see ppp0 have created. So I have to port forward ppp0 to eth0, not all port but at least 22, 80 & 443. how do I do it?
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - RAID5 created with mdadm disappears after reboot

This is my first question on superuser, so if I forgot to mention something, please ask. I'm trying to set up a home server which will be used as file server and media server. I installed Ubuntu ...
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sFTP works on my new file server running Ubuntu Server - should I install an FTP server (e.g. vsftpd)?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server for the first time followed by LAMP. My plan is to have a separate computer to host my websites. So, next step I wanted to allow for FTP uploading. I'd heard of FTP ...
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Just recently change /etc/network/interfaces to static IP, apt-get not working. How to check for errors?

I recently just updated my /etc/network/interfaces file to set a static IP address. Seems other computers can access the computer using the network IP address but I may have broken something - now apt-...
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Setting another computer on the network as a web server

I've just setup my home network with a single laptop setup as a server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) which I can connect and share files via ssh with from my client laptop (Ubuntu Desktop 12.04). My server ...
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Install Ubuntu server on one computer, then soon as possible control it (via terminal) through another

I tried to set up a home network the other day, and wanted to set my old computer up as a file server. So, I installed ubuntu server on it. Once installed and logged in, I realsied that some of the ...
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how to get zabbix item values in two different time for trigger?

In zabbix for monitoring my some database parameters, I need to create a trigger for checking an item value in every 15 minute and run if the last retrieve value is increase or decrease from now ...
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Virtualbox remote access on ubuntu server

I explain the problem, I have to connect via ssh tunneling enabling x11, to a remote machine with ubuntu server, in detail: Host: Windows 7, the software used putty Server: ubuntu server virtualbox ...
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Are upstart jobs guaranteed to be given time to run?

I am writing an upstart job that runs a shell script at startup and shutdown which synchronizes some files with a remote machine using rsync. The script can sometimes take a long time to complete if ...
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Accidentaly rsync --delete, /usr is affected, any way to check and reinstall missing component?

I was working on a ubuntu 12.04 server, testing to restore a backup (how ironic, I didn t done the "real" backup). Tried a rsync with --delete flag on /, I ctrl+c almost immediately, but rsync ...
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How to encrypt a zpool in Linux

Does zfs on linux have a built in command to encrypt entire pools (or zfs file systems)? If not - how should one proceed to do so? (I'm running zfs on an Ubuntu Server 12.04LTE)
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How to route VPN connection?

I want to connect to a VPN server - running Ubuntu Server 12.04 - using eth0 and route its output to eth1 so I can connect my home PC to eth1. How can I achive this?
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Ubuntu Server shows that I am running out of disk space, but I can't figure out where it is being used

I am showing that I am running out of disk space and I am having trouble uploading, but I can't figure out where the disk space is being used. I am supposed to have 19 gigabytes, but it looks like ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu web server running in a VM created with Virtual Box

I am attempting to setup a local development environment so that I can keep my development work from bogging down my VPS; leaving it for production code only. I am having trouble connecting to the ...
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Unicode Characters in Ubuntu Server

I recently migrated from Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 to Ubuntu Server 13.10 and now my filesystem doesn't seem to support unicode characters. I use rsync to backup/sync files and it shows the proper ...
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Servers Not Showing Up in Windows Explorer

I've got 2 servers at my house (Ubuntu 13.10 & Windows 2012). After renaming the servers, they aren't showing up on any of the Windows computers. Any ideas why this is happening? I've restarted ...
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How do I access phpmyadmin?

I get a 403 Forbidden when I try to access my phpmyadmin. I installed it from the repository and choosed apache2 in the installation progress. The symlink phpmyadmin.conf in conf.d to apache.conf in ...
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Unsafe power off on power button pressed

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 set up on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (Gen II), and whenever I press (not press and hold) the power button the machine doesn't safely shutdown (it instantly powers off), though it ...
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How to “copy-paste” important commands?

This question is not about the cp command. I don't have a mouse nor a GUI installed on an Ubuntu server, but I would like to save some commands in a file so I can reuse them later. Is my only choice ...
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apt-get gives error: Unable to locate package <package name> for all packages

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 13.10, and I'm trying to install an FTP server, but apt-get doesn't seem to want to install anything. sudo apt-get install vsftpd brings the error: unable to ...
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Are automatic security updates recommended for Ubuntu Server

I'm setting up a new server. It will be mostly hands of for sysadmin management, because it's not used for anything too high traffic/ enterprise. If I choose automatic security updates will the ...
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Is linux LVM a good choice for 2 disks ? [closed]

I am installing ubuntu server 13.04 on a machine. I have 2 devices (hard disks) on it: 2 x 500GB on RAID 1 1 x 1TB I was thinking about setup LVM, but I have no idea about how it works or if it's ...
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Having difficulties getting my vhosts to work properly

I have my URL (example.com:8010) pointing to my server, which works and goes to the /var/www directory properly. I created another vhost file to go to the test directory but when I type the URL for ...
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How can I “snapshot” an Ubuntu Server installation and deploy it to multiple other machines

I am a web developer and frequently have to set up and configure virtual machines and dedicated machines (almost always on Ubuntu Server installations). I was wondering if there was an effective and ...
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Booting linux without bootloader

I installed Ubuntu-Server in Oracle Virtual Machine and it failed grub install step. At the end of install it gave me a message: You need to manually boot linux /vmlinuz kernel on partition /dev/sda1 ...
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Recover deleted files from Linode VPS with Ubuntu server

I have accidentally deleted files from my Ubuntu server which is hosted in Linode. I didn't enable backups for the server. Is there any way I can recover the deleted files? The server is using Ubuntu ...
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Communicate a button click event with sockets

Desire: I have a device or micro-controller i'll call it a mc that I need to communicate to when a web page button is clicked using sockets. MC1 <button id ='on1' name='mc1'>On</button> &...
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Permission Denied errors as root in Koding VM (ubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to debug why certain things aren't working in my koding VM, and first I'm trying to debug why I'm getting permission denied errors. I'm fairly experienced with ubuntu, having it installed ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu Server 12.10 to Ubuntu Desktop?

Hi I would like to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 12.10 which I have no idea how to use, to Ubuntu Desktop so that I can install my Windows Server 2008. Please help. Thank
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Making a user creation script for web server [closed]

Ok, so I'm building a webserver and MySQL server from scratch... Server A is going to have Apache and PHP Server B is going to have MySQL Both servers are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server I plan on ...
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How do I setup a virtualbox server with a static ip on real server?

I have dedicate server run Windows server 2008 Standard with 2 static IP is: 1.1.1.1 and 1.1.1.2. And I have setup virtualbox server run Ubuntu Server 13 on Windows server. How I can set static IP 1....
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looking for method to synch windos PCs to a backup NAS running Ubuntu server

I am looking for a Windows 'client' that will sync all the files in my desktop 'Data' volume with a backup disk on a NAS running Ubuntu server. Some features I would like: Client compresses files ...
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How do I host multiple physical Web servers behind a single IP address?

I am running multiple web servers in my house, each of which is plugged into my router. Server A Server B Server C I currently can only use one server since my IP (xx.xxx.xx.xx) port 80 is pointing ...
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How can I mount a NTFS disk under Ubuntu Server 12.04?

I am looking to access a second HDD in my PC, it is formatted as NTFS and I the data on the second HDD cannot be replaced so I need a method that will not delete the data on the HDD. fdisk -l command ...
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Setting up a web server on ubuntu server 13.04 with user panel [closed]

I currently have Ubuntu Server installed to a VirtualBox image runnin on my main computer, I am wanting to use it for a web server with a user panel such as webmin (from my research i think this ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 3g modem connection established but not used

Our server has LAN (DHCP) connection to Internal Network and 3G (via USB dongle) to the Internet. The Internet access should not be exposed to internal network and vice versa. To be able use 3G modem ...
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Configuring Apache2 to Auto redirect calls to port 80 to port 443

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 Server-based Apache2 server with SSL. I seem to have my configuration correct to achieve SSL connections over port 443, and at first, I did not even configure the server ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu Server to 13.04, but still announces new release

I upgraded my Ubuntu Server 12.10 to 13.04 a couple of days ago, using "do-release-upgrade" But every time I log in, I still get this message: Welcome to Ubuntu 13.04 (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-19-generic ...
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Running Cronjobs as per Local Time rather than Universal Time

On running dpkg-reconfigure tzdata in terminal and i get 2 different time on my machine Local time is now: Wed May 1 11:58:55 IST 2013. Universal Time is now: Wed May 1 06:28:55 UTC 2013. ...
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Directory Permissions - Ubuntu Web Server

I've recently setup a new virtual server to host my websites. I'm pretty new to Linux based systems and sysadmin stuff and as a result have a few questions with regards to file and directory ...
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Transfer files from Ubuntu Server to Windows

I have a webpage in a Ubuntu Server, and I use ssh to connect to it. Now I'm looking for a solution to transfer files (indeed, to transfer the backups generated there automatically) to my Windows ...