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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 ...
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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 password-less 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 ...