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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to enable full screen for an ubuntu server guest system?

Full screen with vmware tools works as long my guest is a desktop distro. Now I have an ubuntu server distro and installed vmware tools..well I can't get full screen, why is that?
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Just recently change /etc/network/interfaces to static IP, apt-get not working. How to check for errors?

I recently just updated my /etc/network/interfaces file to set a static IP address. Seems other computers can access the computer using the network IP address but I may have broken something - now ...
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Setting another computer on the network as a web server

I've just setup my home network with a single laptop setup as a server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) which I can connect and share files via ssh with from my client laptop (Ubuntu Desktop 12.04). My server ...
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Install Ubuntu server on one computer, then soon as possible control it (via terminal) through another

I tried to set up a home network the other day, and wanted to set my old computer up as a file server. So, I installed ubuntu server on it. Once installed and logged in, I realsied that some of the ...
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Are upstart jobs guaranteed to be given time to run?

I am writing an upstart job that runs a shell script at startup and shutdown which synchronizes some files with a remote machine using rsync. The script can sometimes take a long time to complete if ...
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Virtualbox remote access on ubuntu server

I explain the problem, I have to connect via ssh tunneling enabling x11, to a remote machine with ubuntu server, in detail: Host: Windows 7, the software used putty Server: ubuntu server virtualbox ...
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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 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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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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Accidentaly rsync --delete, /usr is affected, any way to check and reinstall missing component?

I was working on a ubuntu 12.04 server, testing to restore a backup (how ironic, I didn t done the "real" backup). Tried a rsync with --delete flag on /, I ctrl+c almost immediately, but rsync ...
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How to encrypt a zpool in Linux

Does zfs on linux have a built in command to encrypt entire pools (or zfs file systems)? If not - how should one proceed to do so? (I'm running zfs on an Ubuntu Server 12.04LTE)
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Can I Download And Upload Videos With My Ubuntu Server Or Vps

I want to upload videos to my website but my upload speed is very slow. Is it possible to download videos from somewhere and upload it to my website with my ubuntu server or vps. I am using wordpress. ...
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How to route VPN connection?

I want to connect to a VPN server - running Ubuntu Server 12.04 - using eth0 and route its output to eth1 so I can connect my home PC to eth1. How can I achive this?
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How do I host multiple physical Web servers behind a single IP address?

I am running multiple web servers in my house, each of which is plugged into my router. Server A Server B Server C I currently can only use one server since my IP (xx.xxx.xx.xx) port 80 is pointing ...
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Ubuntu Server shows that I am running out of disk space, but I can't figure out where it is being used

I am showing that I am running out of disk space and I am having trouble uploading, but I can't figure out where the disk space is being used. I am supposed to have 19 gigabytes, but it looks like ...
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How to “copy-paste” important commands?

This question is not about the cp command. I don't have a mouse nor a GUI installed on an Ubuntu server, but I would like to save some commands in a file so I can reuse them later. Is my only choice ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu web server running in a VM created with Virtual Box

I am attempting to setup a local development environment so that I can keep my development work from bogging down my VPS; leaving it for production code only. I am having trouble connecting to the ...
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How do I access phpmyadmin?

I get a 403 Forbidden when I try to access my phpmyadmin. I installed it from the repository and choosed apache2 in the installation progress. The symlink phpmyadmin.conf in conf.d to apache.conf in ...
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Servers Not Showing Up in Windows Explorer

I've got 2 servers at my house (Ubuntu 13.10 & Windows 2012). After renaming the servers, they aren't showing up on any of the Windows computers. Any ideas why this is happening? I've restarted ...
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How to use Hardware RAID in Ubuntu Server

I have an Adaptec RAID-Controller and created an RAID-1(Mirroring) succesfully. Now I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.3. When I type fdisk -l I get this output: bf@fileserver:~$ sudo fdisk -l ...
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Ubuntu not detecting WLAN interface after removing and reconnecting WLAN card

I have a web server running on Ubuntu 12.4. It is connected to Internet through WLAN interface, earlier it was connected and working perfectly and listed as wlan0 under network interfaces. I removed ...
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Squid with mikrotik router

I tried to connect squid3 in my network to use high anonymity proxy. This is how my network is right now WAN LINK | ------------- ----------------------------- | Mikrotik Box | ...
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Are automatic security updates recommended for Ubuntu Server

I'm setting up a new server. It will be mostly hands of for sysadmin management, because it's not used for anything too high traffic/ enterprise. If I choose automatic security updates will the ...
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Is linux LVM a good choice for 2 disks ? [closed]

I am installing ubuntu server 13.04 on a machine. I have 2 devices (hard disks) on it: 2 x 500GB on RAID 1 1 x 1TB I was thinking about setup LVM, but I have no idea about how it works or if it's ...
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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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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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Raid drives missing filesystem

I recently had to do some troubleshooting with a RAID 5 on Ubuntu Server (a software raid). I ended up removing everything and start from scratch with 2 new drives. So I took out 2 out of 4 drives, ...
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Configure Web Server

I'm working in a Computer Lab in a University. We have a "Main Server" located in another Lab, which is connected to ISP, also acting as default gateway for all the computers in my lab for accessing ...
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How can I “snapshot” an Ubuntu Server installation and deploy it to multiple other machines

I am a web developer and frequently have to set up and configure virtual machines and dedicated machines (almost always on Ubuntu Server installations). I was wondering if there was an effective and ...
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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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Netatalk port seems to be being used

I am using netatalk on Ubuntu Server to share a drive over the network to OS X devices, when I connect on the mac, it is unable to connect. In the server logs, it seems that the port is already being ...
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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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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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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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while one website host is down, can I set up another host to take over, untill the first host goes back up

Basically I have a simple free host (000webhost.com) that I used to use. Now I have my own machine to host a website. however, when I'm updating stuff on that machine, or anything that might make the ...
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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 ...