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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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Is it a good idea to remove Firefox, when it also removes “gnome-core”?

I thought I should remove Firefox since I don't use it, but if I run apt-get purge firefox it says that it will remove gnome-core which seems like it could be needed by other apps on my VNC server. ...
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ISPConfig3: No PHP MySQL function available

This message is given when I configure ISPC3 with php -q install.php The ISPC3 output: ISPConfig3: No PHP MySQL function available. Please ensure the module is loaded. I've tried to install the ...
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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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What kind of server can be accessed at \\SERVERNAME in Windows

I want to have Ubuntu running a server that I can access from my Windows machine using \SERVERNAME\LOCATION. What kind of server do I need?
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Formatted PC wont boot from CD

I cleaned the HDD of an old PC with Hiren Boot CD to make a DIY server and it worked fine. I now have very clean hard drive. The problem is when I tried to put an iso of ubuntu server onto the machine ...
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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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Web browsers removing slash in URL

I have a URL (http://www.example.com/). Whenever me, a user, or a bot(search indexers) enter (http://www.example.com/Folder) the domain automatically redirects to (http://www.example.comFolder). All ...
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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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how to boot into ubuntu/server that's in the same disk as windows 8

so I got windows 8.1 installed and then I installed ubuntu 14.04.1, rebooted and it still boots into windows 8.1. how to boot into ubuntu not windows and how to make it happen by default
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How many VM's I can create and share CPU cores on 24 core CPU?

I have a server that has 2 (CPU) - 24 cores. Is there a limit how many VM's I can create and assign CPU's? Ex: Is there a limit that, I can only create 6 VM's that have 4 CPUs each? or 12 VM's with 2 ...
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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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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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How to make folder always writeable by apache?

I want to make a folder always writeable by PHP. I changed the folder permission temprorarly to 777, but the content of the folder is uploaded by a ftp user, so every time I rerun the script I get ...
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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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How to make a new disk usable on Ubuntu Linux?

I've set up a remote ubuntu server back in the day on a 5GB drive from the 100GB that my host provided just to test. Time flew by and turns out that I'm still using the test environment and now I need ...
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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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How to recover admin password web2py

I have a web2py instance that is deployed, but I can't figure out what the admin password was. Is there a way to recover the admin password in web2py? I tried to remove parameters.py file, but now it ...
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Ubuntu server - Access denied UNTIL login with root user

I have a machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04.2. I have a folder /home/shared_folder This folder is shared in samba. When i try to access the folder in windows, it does not show the folder's content, ...
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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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Ubuntu Server (trusty) Minimal - Options for prettier consoles with install Xorg

Q: Is it reasonable to get a fancier terminal emulator working in the consoles using framebuffers? I love the speed in the console, but I really miss my fonts and colors, otherwise I could ...
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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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How can I create an interactive script to run before login on Ubuntu Server?

I'm setting up an Ubuntu Server VM to be deployed to multiple customer sites, each with different configurations but the same base image. I don't want the customer to ever log in to the VM, it will ...
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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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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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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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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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Debian 7 vs Ubuntu Server 14.04 for 32-bit VM “network nodes”

I plan to make a number of small VM's (virtualbox) that will serve as networking nodes for various VPS servers, local appliances, private domain servers (AD), and various other web services provided ...
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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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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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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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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 edit startup items on ubuntu server using grub or external shell of some sort?

I have made some changes to my ubuntu server and now it won't boot. It hangs on starting tomcat servlet engine tomcat?. I don't actually use tomcat and accidentally enabled it while I was hastily ...
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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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Dual booted HP Pavillion 23 isn't loading windows 8.1

I have an HP Pavilion 23 that I partitioned and loaded up with Ubuntu Server. Server had trouble installing, and Windows 8 (The pre-installed OS) wasn't loading up right either. So I formatted the ...
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How do I remove a partition inside linux software raid?

I have this SSD disk as sdg which is in software raid (with sdh, it's corrupted but it doesn't matter now) I need to remove partition vg00-data (dm-2) /data What command can I use to do that? OS ...
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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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Giving an Ubuntu Server-run wired LAN a name

I've set up a network on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 VirtualBox guest that runs my local web development server. I've set it up to connect with the host OS (Windows 8.1), connect to the internet through ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...