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IP problems when connection tru external ip

As of know I get 192.168.1.1 as IP when I connect to myserver.com (my server), is there any way this can be changed so I get my external IP instead? I need my external IP when I connect to my direct ...
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How to remote install Ubuntu on a server?

I currently have a server powered by Ubuntu 10.10 at my ISP. It is a custom RAID5 installation. I want to use RAID10, after that I want to re-install everything. I only have SSH access to to the ...
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Connecting to a VirtualBox machine from the host, using an ip address

In a macbook host, I run VirtualBox having a guest ubuntu server, with a NAT network setting. In the virtual machine application "Parallels", I would get on the host an IP address of the guest, to ...
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rvm doesnt work when specifiying the path…?

when typing in the path to the rvm it doesnt work $which rvm /usr/local/bin/rvm $ruby -v ruby 1.9.2p0 (2010-08-18 revision 29036) [i686-linux] $/usr/local/bin/rvm use 1.8.7 Using ...
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ubuntu automount: only mounting drives as root?

I'm sharing the /mount dir with smb so users on my network can access use drives added to my linux box. Users are able to read files but not write, modify or delete files or directories. I'm using ...
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How do I access an Ubuntu VirtualBox guest at a static IP from an OS X host?

How does one configure an Ubuntu guest to use a static IP that's visible to an OS X host, and ensure that the static IP is independent of the host's network configuration? I previously used bridged ...
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Is there any easy way to copy from a VirtualBox Guest to the Host?

I have Windows 7 and use VirtualBox. I have installed Ubuntu Server as a Guest. Is there any easy way where I can copy text in the Ubuntu Server terminal to my Windows 7 host? And also doing the same ...
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Advice on setting up my first home Ubuntu Server?

I'm setting up my first home Ubuntu server (10.04) to share files across my other two computers (a Windows Desktop and a Mac labtop). Ideally I'd like to have it set up so I can 'mount' (I've used ...
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How do I set up a Home File Server?

I have a Pentium 4 machine that I would like to use as a File Server. I would like to know whether I should use Linux or Windows, I have some experience with Ubuntu and leaning toward Ubuntu Server. ...
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What's the best way to store an encrypted svn password on Ubuntu Server?

Hullo, I have Ubuntu Server running a subversion server. I'm running the client on the same machine through SSH, and I'd like the svn client to remember my password, but not to store it as plaintext. ...
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Person hacked server using postgres user account - What kind of access would this person have?

someone hacked one of my servers using postgres user account. what I do not know is: what is this users home folder? where would bash_history be?
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How can I log SSH access attempts and keep track of what SSH users end up doing on my server?

I've had a few security problems with a server of mine because a few SSH users have been causing problems. So I would like to: Track user logins and logouts Track activity of these SSH users, in ...
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Is there a speed difference between transferring files over FTP and Samba?

I have a home network setup with a desktop PC, two laptops and a ubuntu server desktop all connected to a router (DD-WRT). I want to setup the ubuntu server on a separate subdomain (security reasons: ...
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Bandwidth limit by IP on Ubuntu UFW NAT

How can restrict the bandwidth (or perhaps rate of packets) of each IP's traffic going through my Ubuntu Server 10.04 UFW NAT box? (If this belongs on another SOI site, please move it.)
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Disable Frequency Scaling “ondemand” daemon on Ubuntu 10.04

I noticed today that a process "ondemand" was running on my Ubuntu Server that I recently upgraded (following the recommended process) from 9.10 to 10.04. Why on earth would they install this by ...
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Replaced motherboard and now Ubuntu 10.04 won't see the ethernet ports

I have just replaced a new Supermicro motherboard with another of the same model. Both motherboards appear identical. Both have dual dedicated ethernet ports running off an Intel chipset. The first ...
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How do I allow Windows users log into my Ubuntu server

I am new to Linux. I have the server setup (Ubuntu Server 10.04), and a windows domain server with active directory. I would like to allow a certain user groups acccess to the Ubuntu server. Any ...
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Linux media box/mail server suffering filesystem/RAID errors, kernel panics

In the past week, the mini-ITX machine I built myself to serve mail and Samba shares has kernel panicked twice with filesystem-related stuff. Last night I noticed integrity errors when streaming a ...
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How do I copy data from a Ubuntu server using terminal by telnet?

I have one folder to copy that consists of PHP and similar files for creating a web site. How do I copy one folder from the server (Linux Ubuntu) to the client PC (Linux Ubuntu) using terminal? Could ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Server 10.04 *from* a USB drive?

I've tried the Universal USB Installer from PenDrive, and put 10.04 Ubuntu Server on it. But when I boot up and try to install, it looks for a Ubuntu CD ROM, which I do not have. I thought the whole ...
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Is there any way I can use two monitors in the console in Linux?

I have recently become the proud owner of two monitors in my workspace. (Ok not owner, but you know what I mean) and I'd like to use both of them at once. Problem is, I much much prefer to use a ...
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Login to wireless network with WPA password on Ubuntu Server

Is it at all possible to login to a wireless network with a WPA password on Ubuntu Server with no Window System?
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With Windows 7 Ultimate installed first on a single partition, what's the safest and best way to now dual boot Ubuntu 10.04 Server?

Title says it all. I've got Windows 7 Ultimate (32bit) installed on my machine, with one hard drive and nothing but the default partition. What is the safest way to now install Ubuntu Server 10.04 so ...
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How to properly install WD Advanced Format Drive in Ubuntu as 2nd HDD?

I got a new Western Digital WD15EARS Caviar Green 1.5TB SATA drive but it seems to use WD new advanced format using 4k blocks or something (I get the general idea but not really). Is there a way to ...
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Ubuntu Server Edition: useful for the home user?

My question is simple. What (if anything) does Ubuntu Server Edition have to offer to home users? This question is mostly out of curiosity really, but I like asking. I've got a home network set up ...
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How to ACTUALLY install Java on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu Server. From the terminal, how should I install JDK? In this guide it says to use this command: sudo apt-get install sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre sun-java6-jdk But on Suns website, ...
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What security issues will I face when hosting a web app from home and how should I deal with them? [closed]

I'm considering hosting a publicly available web application from my home with the latest ubuntu server, the ruby on rails framework, some kind of SSL, and mongrel. What security issues will I face ...
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Got Ubuntu Server, Now What?

As a learning experience I recently downloaded and set up Ubuntu 10.04 Server edition. When I logged in for the first time, all I saw was a terminal. I stared blankly at the screen, wondering what in ...
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Anti-virus for Ubuntu Hardy 8.04

I am using Ubuntu hardy with Scalr and AWS, the Ubuntu instance does not come with any antivirus software. Can anyone recommend a good ant-virus software for Ubuntu? I would also need installation ...
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How to make an image of Ubuntu Server installation using VMware Tools/Player?

I was asked to provide an image of my Ubuntu Server 9.10 with LAMP made by VMware Player for setting up a VPS. Most of the information on the internet is about Ubuntu Desktop and Windows, so I am a ...
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Easiest way to send mail from Linux Server

I want my server to send me email alerts every time it does things such as run a backup. I have tried to setup programs like Sendmail, Postfix, etc on my Ubuntu Server box and it is really a pain for ...
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Script to Auto delete files older than a few minutes in ubuntu

is there a shell script out there that deletes all files in a folder that are older than x minutes?
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How can I permanently fix my date synchronize problem in linux?

Ubuntu 7.10 server i386 clock/date/time won't stay in sync. Are their log files I can view to tell when the clock changes? For a temporary fix, I created a file in /etc/cron.hourly: #!/bin/sh ntpdate ...
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Changing keyboard layout to Dvorak in Ubuntu-server

I want to set my keyboard layout to Dvorak. How do I do that exactly?
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Enable colors in Ubuntu Server linux terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TTY with 256 colors? One of my dev machines is an Ubuntu server installation with no X/gui/etc. It just boots to terminal. Can I enable 256 colors here? How?
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Graciously shutdown external HDD enclosure?

I recently purchased a large HDD along with the following HDD enclosure: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173043 It has a simple on-off switch on the back. When I want to ...
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Measures when routinely checking security on a home Ubuntu server

I use an old Mac mini with latest Ubuntu server to have a "home Gmail": with minimal time spent on configuration I have my webserver with wiki, mail server etc. (and no Google Ads) All ports not used ...
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wlan0 won't connect unless eth0-wire is connected

I want to change network interface on my home server, from a wirebased (eth0) to a wireless (wlan0) using a USB-wlan card. I've installed the RT73-drivers using ...
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Ubuntu + Raid on HP proliant DL 160 G6

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 Server on an HP Proliant DL160 G6. The HP hardware is certified by Ubuntu for the 9.04 version, which I can't install due to company policy. The problem is that ...
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rtorrent installation errors

I am getting a error while trying to install rtorrent on my ubuntu server. ./configure --with-xmlrpc-c I am able to configure it successfully with above command but i get an error when i try to ...
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How to reboot headless server with passphrase?

I have an old desktop computer that I want to start using as a headless server. With a monitor and a screen attached, I installed Ubuntu Server edition with encrypted LVM on the machine. After ...
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Ubuntu Server 9.10 on Vmware

I`m trying to install Ubuntu Server 9.10 on Vmware Workstation 6.5.3.1 but the installation stucks right here: So how do I use the interface?
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Make ubuntu Server Accesible to the Internet

i just installed the latest version of ubuntu server, php, apache, shorewall and mysql. the problem is that i cant access the website from other computers. i read that to fix that i need to change ...
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Is Ubuntu Server Edition stable enough for commercial use?

Our organization use CentOS as our product running platform. It's a server application with a web interface. Now we are planning to install our product into a smaller hardware and add a local user ...
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How should we go about receiving faxes with a server?

What kind of software is there for receiving faxes from a computer? I want to be able to run it on a server so it's always receiving. Something that flexible with how it stores the faxes, and how it ...