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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 ...
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connect to Windows share from Ubuntu Server using reverse ssh tunnel

I'm missing a piece of this puzzle so I hope someone can help me. The SETUP: My computer with Windows O/S is behind a NAT/Firewall at work and I can not open any ports to forward. At home I have a ...
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Hard drive dded full of zeros won't allow install of new OS

I dded the hard drive with zeros as a simple way to clear out the sensitive data (yes, I'm aware there are better ways, but it was fast and easy). I am now attempting to install Ubuntu Server 12.04, ...
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How to Share Windows 8 files with Ubuntu Server 12.10

On my network I have a Windows 8 laptop and a Ubuntu Server running 12.10. I can connect to a Ubuntu file share from my Windows 8 laptop with out any issues. Question: How would I connect & mount ...
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What are reasons to disallow ICMP on my server?

An EC2 Instance has ICMP services disabled by default. While it's not totally clear to me why, I think it's because it could be a potential security risk. At the moment I'm enabling Echo Responses ...
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Port Forwarding to a VMware Workstation Virtual Machine

I am running VMware Workstation 8 (build 471480). I want to setup a small content server, mainly for images and such for my website, on my desktop in a virtual server (just for the heck of it)... I ...
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How can i remotely access my ubuntu server using openssh server?

I don't know how to remotely access to a virtual machine running a ubuntu server which has openssh server. Is there anyone can guide that if i want to access this virtual machine from anywhere, what ...
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Access to virtualized web server

I have found many similar questions, but I'm very noob with server's stuff. I have a notebook running a linux distro (Gentoo). This distro is running Ubuntu Server using Virtualbox. In this server ...
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Speed up NFS Home Folder mount

I have a (virtual) cluster of Ubuntu servers where one master node offers an NFS folder that the slaved nodes mount. It serves as the home folder for an MPI user account. The nodes all manage to ...
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ubuntu server pear not sending email no hints in log files

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a KVM virtual machine host. I selected SSH and lamp. All work nice. I copy all the files from my old website to this new server to test. All work as expected but the email ...
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Why can't I connect with sftp

I am a newbie on ubuntu server 12.10, I was following this guide https://gist.github.com/joshellington/2224420 I don't understand why if my /home/myuser folder's owner is myuser I can't connect by ...
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Virtualbox with WXP, static public IP on Ubuntu Server host

I have a Ubuntu server machine with 2 networks cards, one with a static public IP, connected to the router and the other for creating a NAT with other computers on the LAN. On this machine I ...
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Ubuntu Server is not starting [closed]

I had my Ubuntu Server 12.04 running for a few weeks until today, when power cut happened. Since then it's not starting, monitor is displaying unsupported resolution message (there is no GUI support ...
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How Often to Check For Hardware Errors/Failure?

I just discovered this great post: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-server-predicting-hardware-failure.html and have been wondering how frequently is typical to check for failed/failing hardware? ...
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Reboot Ubuntu Server remotely (attack)

We set up a server for Teamspeak and Minecraft in a friend's appartment. At the moment he is not around. The server seems to have crashed, but not completely (still able to ping). I do have root, but ...
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Weird Disk space usage Ubuntu 10.04

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server. For the past couple weeks, or as long as I can remember my disk space was going down by about 1 kb per minute (I assume from the massive logs). However all of a sudden ...
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Ubuntu Server crashes on file transfers

Upon transferring some files across server disks I lost connection and the server crashed. Plugging in a Screen showed no response at all. I had to reset the Server, which then boots normally. At ...
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Win-Vista w/VMWare Player w/Ubuntu Server 12.04; IE on host can't connect to image

Created brand new image of Ubuntu Server 12.04 Installed Apache2 Applied all updates / upgrades ifconfig shows IP aaa.bbb.c.ddd Using 'Bridged' setting in VMPlayer Using IE on host, enter ...
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SSH: Connection to port 22 refused by server

I recently started to build a LAN using D-Link switch and I got some issues with it. My network scheme: -- is the Ethernet cables | Internet access via modem| -- | | | PC w/ Ubuntu ...
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Create scheduled clone of OS drive? - Ubuntu Server

I have a home-built NAS at home, where a single drive drives the OS and 4 drives a RAID 5 array. The trouble is I don't want to risk harddrive failure on my single drive which holds the OS. That ...
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Virtual Box Bridged network w/ Static IP Win7 host Ubuntu Guest

Last year, I had no trouble with doing the following: Create virtual machine Set network adapter to bridged adapter Set static IP Guest connects to Internet, host connects to guest @ 192.168.1.xxx ...
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firefox cannot open intranet but other browser can

I install ubuntu-server in virtualbox, and install xampp on ubuntu. (Host WinXP Guest Ubuntu-Server) sometimes firefox cannot open xampp on ubuntu, but other browser (Chrome and IE) can. when i ...
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If I combine my windows 7 pc and a dedicated VM ubuntu server, will this jeopardize my pc?

I've googled the internet and haven't been able to find a clear answer. Mostly because people keep their dedicated servers separate from their pc, let alone run it in a virtual machine. So in what ...
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Lost half of the space on the disc

I am using Ubuntu Server as Domain Controller (for roaming profiles) with Samba. I am using RAID 1+0 and the final partition has 1.9TB. I have strange issue with the disc space. I have no idea ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 misnamed user account during setup

If I accidentally misnamed my user account during the initial installation, for example if I type "devdmin" instead of "devadmin", is there a way to change that account username? The reason I ask is ...
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Where to store cronjob script?

I'd prefer to not keep it in my /home/myusername directory. Is there a best practice of where to store your shell scripts for cronjobs? At the root level? I'm running ubuntu server 12.04 right now.
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while one website host is down, can I set up another host to take over, untill the first host goes back up

Basically I have a simple free host (000webhost.com) that I used to use. Now I have my own machine to host a website. however, when I'm updating stuff on that machine, or anything that might make the ...
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Parted: How to know What Start Number to Enter?

I'm trying to use parted in the most basic way: format an external USB hard drive as ext2 (ideally ext4 but didn't seem like an option). It is 3TB and unmounted at /dev/sdd sudo parted /dev/sdd ...
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How to Copy Large Directory to External Hard Drive Linux

I've formatted a 3TB external hard drive as ext4 using fdisk (actually gnu fdisk), mounted it at /media/external and am trying to copy my entire home directory to it. My first attempt I thought was ...
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Ubuntu server as a NAS, hot-swap and adding drives?

I'm thinking of buying a HP Proliant microserver to replace an old dusty laptop which I now use as a home server and a Netgear ReadyNASDuo which is not raided at the moment. I want the server to ...
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Ubunu Server Inherit directory permissions and ownership

Before I begin, I apologize if this may seem as if it is a duplicate question, but no responses that I have found have been able to solve my problem. I have a server setup running my company, with ...
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How to route specific traffic through OpenVPN?

I'm running a server at home with rtorrent and apache2. I would like to route my rtorrent traffic via OpenVPN and since im kinda new to OpenVPN and iptables i would like to have a user friendly guide. ...
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Configuring bridged network card on VMWare VM - Host : Windows 7 - Guest : Ubuntu Server 12.04

My question is about giving Internet connection to a VM with a STATIC IP address, by connecting to the WiFi I have at home. I gave my VM, running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on VMWare Player, one network ...
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How to route specific traffic through OpenVPN?

I'm running a server at home with rtorrent and apache2. I would like to route my rtorrent traffic via OpenVPN and since im kinda new to OpenVPN and iptables i would like to have a user friendly guide. ...
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Replace (NOT restore) directory in within Ubuntu's etc directory?

I accidentally removed my /etc/samba folder from my installation of Ubuntu Server 12.04. Where can I get a new copy of the folder as it comes with a fresh installation?
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Changing ownership without the sudo command

I was setting up a Ubuntu Server and I wanted to allow the FTP client to access the /etc/ folder. So I used the chown command to allow my account to use it. However, this changed the ownership of sudo ...
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Enable audible bell in gnu screen current window

I use putty to ssh to a ubuntu bash shell, which holds irssi in a screen session. I figure I can probably configure irssi to send system bell when certain messages show or activity happens, and I ...
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How to monitor and save every email from a POP mail account?

There is a POP (hotmail) account that I have to watch and save every email as soon as they arrive. I could do this by checking them every 5 minutes and downloading them. But what application can do ...
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How can I boot an Ubuntu server without monitor/keybord?

I am new in servers. I have an old PC. I want to install Ubuntu Server on that PC and keep it on my home network. The problem is that I can't keep the monitor and the keyboard. So the questions are: ...
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Migrate installation from one HDD to another?

I have a server with a 64 GB SSD inside. It runs just fine, but occasionally there's a hiccup that causes it to nearly fill up. When that happens my server starts to lockup and generally misbehave. ...
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Unable to access guest's web server from host or any other machine

EDIT: I solved the problem. It's the last thing I could think about...Windows Firewall !!! I'm hosting a Windows 2008 Server virtual machine on Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS using virtual box 4.1.18. ...
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Can't do anything with MySQL server on Ubuntu

I've got a mysql server running on ubuntu virtual server. I want to access the database from my host computer. (I can already access a web site from the host, so I know there's a connection between ...
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Ubuntu Server - RAM Upgrade

I'm running an apache server and minecraft server out of one dell desktop computer with Ubuntu server installed and a quick look at free -m tells me that I'm using 1172 MB RAM and have 828 free (with ...
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Ububtu server 12.04 auto installation freezes at kickseeding running if ks.cfg has post scripts

I'm trying to make a custom Ubuntu Server iso file. Kickstart file (ks.cfg) runs smooth when there is no %post in the file and Ubuntu installs correctly with ks configuration. Installation finishes ...
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Virtual Network Interface and NAT disables localhost access for MySQL and Apache

I'm running an Ubuntu Server 12.04, and recently I configured it to do NAT for my laptop. Since the server has only one NIC, I followed instructions online to create a virtual network device (eth0:0) ...
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How do I reinitialise a failed RAID 5 drive using terminal on Ubuntu Server

I've currently put together a new system and part of that has been creating a software RAID 5 using 'mdadm' in Ubuntu Server. I successfully got to the point where I create the array using: sudo ...
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How to use apt-cache server in ubuntu 12.04?

I have tried this Apt-cache server on ubuntu 10.10, and it worked. But, now i'm using ubuntu 12.04 and all tutorial inside that page not working for me : Ign http://136.198.117.4 precise/main ...