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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 ...
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Add multiple @groups to valid users

In smb.conf I have the line valid users = @Staff @Directors Is this a valid syntax to add two groups to the valid users line? It does not seem to work right on our xp pro clients. If not which of ...
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Remove smartmontools ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to uninstall a package I have installed smartmontools on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS sudo apt-get install smartmontools but I accidently installed it in the wrong server ...
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IR-blaster for ubuntu server for home-automation

I'm looking to automate my home a little more and want to start by buying an IR / RF blaster and hook it into my ubuntu server at home. Is this even do-able? Which IR or/and RF blasters support ...
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Git committing creates a file called “-”

It's very hard to search for on Google with the amount of documentation there is about git, but basically, when I do a "git commit", it creates a file called "-". It has nothing in it, and is owned ...
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Trouble setting up a Dropbox service in a headless Ubuntu server 12

I'm using a headless Ubuntu Server 12 vm on Amazon ec2. I'm trying to set up Dropbox by following these instructions. Everything was going fine until I got to this line: ...
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Ubuntu always asks for RSA certificate passphrase with ftpserver installed

I am trying to learn how to use Linux servers. I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have apache2, mysql, and proftpd installed. For proftpd I created authentication via TLS. I had to generate a ...
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How to fix warning about ECDSA host key

I'm trying to setup passwordless ssh on an Ubuntu server with ssh-copy-id myuser@myserver, but I'm getting the error: Warning: the ECDSA host key for 'myserver' differs from the key for the IP ...
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remote desktop ubuntu server [closed]

I was wondering if it's possible to remote desktop to an ubuntu server that contain no xwindows (text only) from Windows. To put it in another word, I want to full desktop GUI of ubuntu server on my ...
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How do I set up a public server on a network?

I am trying to set up a personal cloud server with OwnCloud on Ubuntu. LAMP is all set up. I was able to access it using the external IP address when I connected it directly to the modem, but what if ...
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How can I connect Ubuntu Server 10.04 VM without router from my local computer?

I installed VirtualBox and installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 on it. I want to connect from my Windows 7 desktop with PuTTY to my server. I don't have a router, just a modem. On the settings in my VM I ...
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Time Machine connection error with Ubuntu Server

I've set up a home server with Ubuntu in software RAID 1 to save my Mac files with Time Machine. The backup partition in the server shows up in the Time Machine menu, but at the time of conecting it ...
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start ubuntu service as user

I am trying to create a service in ubuntu server, whitch I need to start as a user. Main reason I need to do that is that I need to call it from www(php script). lets say I got this script called ...
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Hot swap in Ubuntu Server not working

I am running Ubuntu Server 10.04 (lucid lynx), and I just purchased a hot-swap compatible hdd bay and installed it. When I insert a hot-swappable SATA drive, the drive does not show up after running ...
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Logwatch - Being probed by own network router?

I have been having some fun messing around with Apache running on an Ubuntu Server. It is set up as a global web server and shares some files that I can access anywhere. I am also using it to connect ...
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Set up Ubuntu server as router

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server on a old desktop PC with a dual port network card I would like to use as router for my home network. How do I have to set up the interfaces so that the ...
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logout without being at login shell

In Ubuntu Desktop, there's a command to logout immediately, and the user can execute it without being at the login shell: $ gnome-session-quit --logout --no-prompt Q. What is the equivalent ...
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Will cron on linux run the same job multiple times?

I am setting up an rsync backup job on linux (ubuntu 11.10 server). If the backup runs long, and is still running when the next scheduled time comes up, will cron start another instance of rsync? Or ...
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How to configure virtual network adapters for Ubuntu Server on Virtual Box

I have two network adapters on Virtual Box for Ubuntu Server. Adapter 1: internal network called intent Adapter 2: NAT I want to configure them as follows: Static IP 192.168.10.101 for the ...
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Installing an OTF Font under Ubuntu Server

I have an OTF Font I want to use with ImageMagick. Last time I had to install it on other machines, I copied it into /usr/share/fonts and ran fc-cache, then, convert -list font | grep "myfont" found ...
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Is it possible to run 64bit guest system on 32bit host system under VMware Workstation?

I saw this question aleady Can I install windows 7 x64 in a VPC where the host is vista x86?, but I haven't seen any talk about VMware Workstation. I have version 7 and it is currently installed on ...
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Hardening/logging Ubuntu Home Server activity

I just recently put together a server that I have some files, my music, and other media on. I also built it so that I could mess with the Linux OS, and experiment with a server environment, just ...
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How do I know whether to reboot after upgrading packages in Ubuntu?

I have a PC running Ubuntu server. Sometimes when I ssh into it, I get a message that some packages need upgrading. I upgrade the software by running (as root) aptitude update && aptitude ...
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Copying BIND9 authentication files to new machine

I've recently got my first BIND server up & running, and one of the first things I did after getting it working was to copy some of the configuration files to my virtual machine. EDIT: These ...
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Make a network drive available over the internet?

I recently built a small server machine, using Ubuntu Server and Samba, to act as a file server (among other things) so that my entire family can access certain files over the network from Windows ...
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Home/Small office server - Ubuntu(wireless??)

Would a wireless home/small office server be practical? My idea is to use an Ubuntu server and it will function as a simple file storage system. On the other hand there is the possibility of media ...
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Fixing DNS on Ubuntu server

I've got a server that is currently running as servername, but I need it to be servername.domain.com (the IP already resolves to servername.domain.com), and I currently have: 0.0.0.0 ...
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How to resume network upgrade of Ubuntu server?

I'm upgrading from Ubuntu server 10.04 to 10.10 via ssh / byobu. It's gotten to samba configuration window (conflict between smb.conf), however I lost internet connection. When I log back in and go ...
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Should I use a server kernel when making a ssh server?

I am setting up my desktop as an ssh server and leaving it at home while I travel and connect with a laptop. Will the server kernel provide any advantages for such a simple use as this? Like energy ...
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How do I expand an LVM volume (Ubuntu Server)?

I have an Ubuntu Server installation, and I only setup 20Gb on the 80Gb HDD using LVM at installation, thinking it would give me more options down the road. I should of just set up the whole ...
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Can I run 32 bit Ubuntu cloud image on a 64 bit Ubuntu server (with Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 64 bit installed)?

I installed Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud on a 32 bit server. If I decide to later get a 64 bit machine and install Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud 64 bit can I still run the images I created on the 32 bit machine ...
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difference between ubuntu and ubuntu server?

what is the difference between ubuntu and ubuntu server? aside from server being command line only are there services/software that exist on server that dont on the desktop edition?
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how to connect to wifi on ubuntu server 10.10

i will be installing ubuntu server and since its all through terminal how do i connect to wifi? what commands do i type in to connect and enter the passsword? thanks
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Ubuntu LAMP server install issue

I've installed Ubuntu server 10.10 on a virtual machine using VirtualBox (I'm running Windows 7 64-bit). I have been following these 2 guides in order to set the system up for web development: Ref ...
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new server + domain: what to do with nameserver and dns?

I've set up a new server (Ubuntu server) (own IP) and now I need to redirect my domain to that server. How?? The domain provider (separate from server provider and separate from my isp) controls the ...
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Is a fresh server install needed?

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 server at home that I've been playing around with, attempting to get a Railo/CFML web server setup on. The issue is that after playing around with so many different ...
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Arrow keys not functional in Ubuntu Virtual Machine on Windows 7

I am new to VMware. I am running VMware on Windows 7 and my virtual machine is running Ubuntu 10.04 server edition. Ubuntu shell responds to the down key as it would to the right arrow key and does ...
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Accessing Router With Static IP

I have a Ubuntu server that runs behind a Linksys router with a static ip address. I had been accessing the router settings remotely, but it didn't really seem safe to have it available over the ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu server on virtualbox (osx)

I'm trying to install lucid lynx 10.04.2 server on a virtualbox on snow leopard. I have 2 server iso files freshly downloaded one i386 and one 64bit. When I try to start the virtual machine with ...
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Virtualbox 4 hangs when trying to install ubuntu guest on ubuntu host system

I'm trying to install ubuntu server using virtualbox 4.0.4 in a ubuntu 10.10 host OS. I have the iso image on my hard drive which I used to perform the install. I edited the settings and added this ...
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Why should I (not) use a Desktop Environment with Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition?

My client is nervous with no GUI on the server. Are there drawbacks to installing something like XFCE or Gnome? Are there better desktop environment options for a server setup? Alternatively, I don't ...
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What are the practical differences in stability between Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx & Debian as a server?

I know Ubuntu is a fork of Debian, but I don't know how to evaluate the risks of using 10.04 Lucid Lynx built on Debian unstable. It's a home server in my basement, but clients will have access and ...
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Should I include my OS partition on my RAID or separate hard drive?

I plan to build a Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) home file server soon with 3-5 x 2TB hard drives in RAID 5 software raid but I'm not experienced with setting up RAIDs. Should I include the actual Linux host ...
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Backup from ubuntu to windows

I'm having trouble finding some way to backup files from my ubuntu server to my windows 7 client. This is over the internet so I can't use robocopy or similar. Does anyone know about a program or ...