An edition of Ubuntu which provides server applications and a text-mode environment in place of a GUI. You may want to consider asking on http://askubuntu.com/.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
915 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
780 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
756 views

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) ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

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
0
votes
1answer
469 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
339 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

Ubuntu server kernel panic after running a package upgrade script

Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS x86_AMD64 running on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 with an LVM encrypted hard disk. I run this script every week or so to upgrade packages: sudo apt-get update -ymu sudo apt-get ...
1
vote
0answers
221 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
250 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Communicate a button click event with sockets

Desire: I have a device or micro-controller i'll call it a mc that I need to communicate to when a web page button is clicked using sockets. MC1 <button id ='on1' name='mc1'>On</button> ...
1
vote
0answers
162 views

Speed up NFS Home Folder mount

I have a (virtual) cluster of Ubuntu servers where one master node offers an NFS folder that the slaved nodes mount. It serves as the home folder for an MPI user account. The nodes all manage to ...
1
vote
0answers
121 views

ubuntu server pear not sending email no hints in log files

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a KVM virtual machine host. I selected SSH and lamp. All work nice. I copy all the files from my old website to this new server to test. All work as expected but the email ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

Weird Disk space usage Ubuntu 10.04

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server. For the past couple weeks, or as long as I can remember my disk space was going down by about 1 kb per minute (I assume from the massive logs). However all of a sudden ...
1
vote
0answers
295 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
161 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
649 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Cannot start OpenVPN

I am not able to start openvpn all i see is service openvpn start * Starting virtual private network daemon(s)... ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
243 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

How to add “role” after initial installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04

During Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation, I'm prompted to select a number of metapackages to install (which seems similar to the Windows Server notion of roles). Is there an easy way to install one of ...
0
votes
0answers
185 views

Very high write latency with Intel 530 180GB SSD and Ubuntu Server 15.04

I just put together a new "server" with an Intel NUC5i5MYHE, an Intel 530-series 180GB m.2 SSD, and 16GB RAM. I am having a rather severe problem with writes to the SSD having very high latency. The ...
0
votes
0answers
424 views

cannot ping domain name, ping IP's work

but if I ping IP of domain name it's works this my /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 8.8.8.8 ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com ping 8.8.8.8 64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=1 ttl=57 ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Tomcat Site available through internet

I have a desktop running a tomcat site (jira). When I go to 192.168.1.108:8080 from a device on my network I can see the site. I now want to be able to access it through internet. For that purpose I ...
0
votes
0answers
169 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
307 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
290 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
530 views

Why can't I connect with sftp

I am a newbie on ubuntu server 12.10, I was following this guide https://gist.github.com/joshellington/2224420 I don't understand why if my /home/myuser folder's owner is myuser I can't connect by ...
0
votes
0answers
195 views

Reboot Ubuntu Server remotely (attack)

We set up a server for Teamspeak and Minecraft in a friend's appartment. At the moment he is not around. The server seems to have crashed, but not completely (still able to ping). I do have root, but ...
0
votes
0answers
373 views

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 ...