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Reroute all outgoing connections to a second gateway

I have an Ubuntu Server 16.04LTS with an apache2 server. My network consists on two gateways bridged to each other (both connected to internet): 192.168.0.254/24 and 192.168.1.1/24. The server has ...
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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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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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Tripwire: Allow to add and remove files, but not modify them

I'm hosting an ubuntu server 14.04 I want to secure with tripwire (that one from the repositories). I have a cache directory, where files are added and removed but will never be modified once created....
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Connecting Ubuntu Server to internet

I just installed Ubuntu Server, and I want to install a few updates, however I keep getting a error message. If I try to run ping www.espn.com every one fails, so I believe I am not connected to my ...
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Icons missing in Thunar for non-root user on Ubuntu-Server

I have 64-bit Ubuntu-Server 16.04 running in Virtualbox. I installed Xorg, Fluxbox, Slim, Thunar, and gnome-icon-theme. I'm trying to avoid installing a pesky full desktop environment. The icons show ...
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LAMP server software requirements [closed]

I'm building my first LAMP server to be used as both a remote testing server and as practice for building a web server. I'm going to use Ubuntu Server with Apache2, PHP7, MySQL 5.7, OpenSSL and ...
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How can I host website over the internet using Apache2 and Ubuntu Server?

I'm running Apache2 on Ubuntu Server 15.04. For simplicity, I removed all the routers in between. Presently, my server is directly connected to the internet. All that is there in my home network is ...
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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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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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USB Ports Failing after Interrupting Ubuntu Server Setup

Oh boy, have I got myself into a pickle. I found an old computer in my garage and decided to bring it to life into an Ubuntu Server for home. After plugging in the live USB and waiting for it to set ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 cannot connect to internet and apt-get issue

So here is the issue, or one of them I should say. Ever since I installed Ubuntu Server 15.10 I haven't been able to connect to the internet, on that computer alone of course, even if I ping ip's they ...
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Remote server IP address not loading default apache page (No data received)

I just spinned a new remote server on azure after the last one had vhost issues. The IP address of the new server is not loading the default apache page and the hostname displays web page not ...
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Start Team Viewer on Windows 10 from a Linux PC on same network

I have a Win 10 machine that I had to remotely reboot. I also have an ubuntu server on the same network. Team Viewer hasn't auto signed in on Win 10 machine following the reboot and I need access to ...
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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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Stream media over Internet

I have a server on a remote location on which are running a couple of VMs with Ubuntu Server. I'd like to install a kind of media stream service (like DLNA), but which I can access over the Internet ...
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Ubuntu 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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How would I use a webcam as a security camera? [closed]

I am making a security system for one of the rooms in my house. I am not willing to invest much on a professional security system, but I want atleast some security. My goal is to use a webcam ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu ping/search not working

I'm new to Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm trying to ping Google to see if I can reach the outside world. I have searched, but I can't figure out the problem. I'm connecting via my wireless router, not a ...
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Block HTTP/HTTPS traffic unless proxied through CloudFlare using UFW

I have a web server and I wish to enforce that all HTTP/HTTPS connections go through CloudFlare, and can not simply just go directly to the IP address of the origin. How can I configure UFW to do ...
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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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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 do I setup a streaming media cache on my local network?

Recently I moved. Currently I've been using my cell phone and tethering for Internet. Obviously I can't afford that as a long term solution. I am getting satellite internet soon. Is there a way that I ...
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Booting linux without bootloader

I installed Ubuntu-Server in Oracle Virtual Machine and it failed grub install step. At the end of install it gave me a message: You need to manually boot linux /vmlinuz kernel on partition /dev/sda1 ...
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Virtualising Ubuntu Server Edition

I want to run Ubuntu Server Edition just at home, however to avoid having to reinstall it in the future when i upgrade hardware, I was thinking of virtualizing it first. Are there any minimalistic ...
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Cannot start OpenVPN

I am not able to start openvpn all i see is service openvpn start * Starting virtual private network daemon(s)... ...
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Minecraft Cannot Connect To Auth Servers Ubuntu Server

So I'm running a ubuntu home server for a nas and my sister wants a Minecraft server running so I've set that up and it runs fine in online-mode=false but if I put it to online-mode=true it starts up ...
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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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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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Reallocate space using parted (no gui )

I'm running a Ubuntu server 14.04.3 LTS. The partitioning has been created automatically and now I have a problem with root directory space. There is a raid /dev/md3 with almost 2 TB free and a /dev/...
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VirtualBox: Host-Only + Bridged outgoing uses wrong adapter

I have the following setup: VirtualBox 5.0.6 running on a Windows 8.1 Enterprise Laptop Ubuntu Server 12.04 VM Two Network adapters: => 1) Bridged => 2) Host-Only In the VM I configured both ...
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How can I connect a computer to a network through a windows 7 computer?

I have a linux/ubuntu server that is rather loud is inconvenient to place near enough to my home network router to connect it via ethernet. It sadly has no wireless features. I also have a windows 7 ...
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VPN in ubuntu server 14.04

I installed VPN in Ubuntu server 14.04 which has the IP 192.168.20.5 I installed using link: http://grantcurell.com/2014/07/22/setting-up-a-vpn-server-on-ubuntu-14-04/. But the small difference I ...
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How to setup a squid proxy server on Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS

At the moment I have Squid running as a cache on Ubuntu Sever 14.04 LTS. I installed Squid on that machine using apt-get install squid3 which works fine for caching websites but I would love to be ...
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Permission Denied errors as root in Koding VM (ubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to debug why certain things aren't working in my koding VM, and first I'm trying to debug why I'm getting permission denied errors. I'm fairly experienced with ubuntu, having it installed ...
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I think my ISP is blocking acsess to my server outside my network [closed]

My friend gave me a nice desktop computer. I decided to install Ubuntu server and use it as a server. I have a ssh server, web server,minecraft server, and sometimes a team speak server running on it. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server on a laptop

I want to use Ubuntu Server for learning purposes. Of course I won't buy a server for that so I wonder if I can install it on a laptop and then connect to it through local network or ssh. Is that ...
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Only allow whitelisted IP addresses to try to connect in fail2ban

My auth.log is littered with connection attempts from nasty zombies. It is really annoying. And the server doesn't even permit password logins. What I would like to do is set up fail2ban to only ...
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Why is so much RAM being cached?

free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 32086 30156 1930 51 564 26606 -/+ buffers/cache: 2985 29101 ...
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Extending or Merging root partition remotely

I am currently working remotely on a Ubuntu Server, 14.04 LTS. This is the result of df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/md2 20G 20G 0 100% / udev ...
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Ubuntu server does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,...
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Ubuntu Server is not visible anymore in the local net

I set up Samba on my Ubuntu Server, I could see the server from the two Windows PCs in my home and I could share files between the PCs. When I restarted the system, I could not see the server anymore. ...
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Accidentally deleted all kernel files from /boot

I have a virtual machine (VM) running Ubuntu Server 14.04. I access the VM remotely using putty. Recently I came into a problem when /boot was 100% full. I came across numerous articles which ...
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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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Customizing Ubuntu Server Startup Message

I have an Ubuntu server (15.04) that I am using for testing in a group. Is there a way I can customize the startup message (probably not the correct terminology) to include the IP address. So ...
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Snort Failing to start on Ubuntu 9.04

EDIT: Hey! To anyone stumbling across this question who followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SnortIDS It's too old and WILL NOT work! Find a different one! I'm trying to get Snort ...
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How can I find why a port is used in Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

I recently installed Kamailio 4.0.4 on Ubuntu Server 14.04. After first run. 0(5400) ERROR: <core> [tcp_main.c:2932]: tcp_init(): ERROR: tcp_init: bind(a, 0x7fb5b0783344, 16) on 127.0.0.1:5060 ...