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How can I tell which web server Zimbra 8.0.6 is running?

This Zimbra installation was setup by personnel no longer here. Before we proceed to update the suite to a current version, we're first trying to understand what/how it's doing, while lacking any ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.10 on a new Lenovo Ideapad g50-70

I’m trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 (64 bit) on my new Lenovo Ideapad, but I can’t seem to boot from CD or USB. I have disabled secure boot and fast boot in BIOS, boot mode: legacy (not UEFI). I ...
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Deleted boot sector

I decided to delete my boot sector in GParted to stop the Windows partition on my HDD from booting (I have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1). I am now only able to access the BIOS and a few ...
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wifi p2p between ubuntu 14.04 and android

I attempted to make a wifi p2p connection between Ubuntu 14.04(kernel 3.13) and Android 4.4 Kitkat(Samsung Galaxy Note 2) In Ubuntu I use wpa_supplicant v2.1 which is built in to Ubuntu ...
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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed

I have an issue with vsftpd. When I connect to my FTP server via FileZilla I get the error: 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed Error: Critical error Error: Could not connect to server ...
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landscape-sysinfo for CentOS?

I've been using /usr/bin/landscape-sysinfo on Ubuntu, and I'm now looking for a good alternative to use on a CentOS machine. Is there anyway to install the requirements to make this work on CentOS?
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Unchaining grub2 and windows bootloader(s)

I would like to find out if it is possible to unchain grub2 and windows boot-loader and I could not find a convincing answer anywhere, perhaps it is just not possible... The situation is as follows: ...
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Why ssh -R allows port '0' but ssh -L needs a port number?

Why with ssh -R is possible to allocate a free port by specifying '0' while with ssh -L you need to specify a valid free port? I want ssh to use a local free port to FWD remote traffic without ...
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Connections between virtual machines - VMware

I have two virtual machines , one with server ubuntu, one with 7 windows , the two machines are in the same class of IP , windows - 10.10.1.3 ubuntu server - 10.10.1.2 the two machines is drip so ...
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Unity Ubuntu 14.04 very slow after login

When I first login after rebooting the computer, unity takes 10 min to show up the unity bar. After that when I just logout and login, it's much faster. How to fix this problem? I already turned off ...
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Ubuntu preseed. Use whole disk space, but no swap

I'm trying to make a installation usb stick for a equipment we have here. I would like to automate linux installation, because we have a lot of these machines to install. The machine has a 30GB SSD ...
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Why visual studio code doesn't run on Ubuntu? [on hold]

I tried to run Visual Studio Code https://code.visualstudio.com/ after unzipping and double clicking on app nothing happens (no error message) when I double-click on application (named Code) why ?
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Send formatted text in Skype for Linux

Is it possible to use formatting (italics, bold, preformatted) in Skype for Linux as it is on Windows? How? I'm running Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 15.04.
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Find a disconnected mount point

What is the easiest way/command to find a disconnected mount point? I have a system running Ubuntu 14.04 with nfs and cifs mounts connected to it.
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how to rename the Linux OS name installed in USB stick (LIVE USB)

I am looking for the solution for modifying the query. The requirement is as follows Installing the Any Linux OS in USB stick, here i have installed Fedora 21. Now I need to rename Fedora OS to "Nik ...
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There is no public key available for the following key IDs: 7638D0442B90D010

I try to add the debian sid source on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have already installed debian-keyring debian-archive-keyring. $ apt-cache search keyring | grep debian debian-archive-keyring - GnuPG archive ...
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trying to set up wordpress

I've got an ubuntu VM inside Virtualbox running on my desktop. I'm trying to hit it from my netbook. From within the virtual machine, I can go to http://localhost/wordpress and it loads great. ...
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play mp3 or wav file via Linux command line

I would like to make an alarm system backed by a Ubuntu (no graphical interface) box, which plays various announcement and alarm audio tracks (.mp3 or .wav) via the command line. For example: $ ...
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MYSQL Connector J in Ubuntu

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and am developing an application using MySql Server. My question is, where do I put the file? I know in Windows the connector goes in the 'lib' file of the project. Does ...
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is it a good idea to add administrative users in ubuntu's adm group?

The main motivation is to allow reading most log files (rsyslog) without sudo, provided that the have mode 640... Are there security drawbacks to doing this ? By "administrative users" I mean the ...
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Dependency issues with libc++6; a catch 22?

In an attempt to install ASEprite on my Linux Mint installation through a .deb seen here: http://pkgs.org/download/aseprite I also realized I had to install a later version of libc++ in order to get ...
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Clear terminal using keyboard shortcut

I was curious if there is a way to clear the terminal buffer/output through some keyboard shortcut. I am using Ubuntu. I am aware that Ctrl + L clears the terminal, but you can still scroll back to ...
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Deleting VMware image does not free up hard disk space

I recently found out that I am low on hard disk space and am unable to allocate new hard disk space for my virtual machines. Upon realising this, I proceeded to delete a few of my virtual machines ...
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How do I control the compression rate of mogrify?

I want to do something like mogrify -format jpg *.png However, I want to encode the jpg at a higher quality than the default. Is there a way to do this?
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windows 7 boot screen logo issue

I have a problem with my Lenovo b50-70, I installed Ubuntu and Windows 7 in two different disk partitions, but when I choose Windows in the grub I see that instead of windows boot logo: So, I ...
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Rollback Kernel Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have looked at many answers on here but no matter what it doesn't seem to work. Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.2, trying to install an older kernel. I only have SSH access no GUI etc. What i have ...
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Is there any option to use Amazon Cloud Drive from terminal (Linux)?

As you probably know, Amazon did not release any Cloud Drive client for Linux. Is there any other option to access ACD from terminal?
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Two-Factor Authentication Ubuntu verification code + password not working

I'm trying to install google-authenticator on my Ubuntu server. I installed the lib via: sudo apt-get install libpam-google-authenticator then In my /etc/pam.d/sshd I've added: auth required ...
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How to fix Truecrypt MBR using Command Prompt or Linux live USB?

I was playing with TrueCrypt and decided to make a fresh installation of Windows 7 from USB stick. Unfortunately Windows 7 installer: "setup was unable to create a new system partition" My entire ...
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How to change the ssh host in Vagrantfile

I run vagrant(1.7.2) on Mac OS(10.10.3) with Snappy Ubuntu Core(15.04 stable), for docker, using VirtualBox 4.3.28 as a provider. It all went well before I configured the "public_network" in ...
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Ubuntu USB Tethering With Asus ZenFone

I recently worked through how to get USB tethering to work with my Asus ZenFone for my Ubuntu computer. I wanted to share the wealth.
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MonoDevelop not running after installation of a newer version of mono

After installing a newer version of mono (4.0.1) on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS i am getting an exception on running MonoDevelop Unhandled Exception: System.TypeLoadException: A type load exception has ...
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Install UBUNTU from usb to usb without touching laptops HDD

I have one USB drive with installed ubuntu 14.04LTS Bootable. I then have another usb stick ( 32GB high speed ) and I want to install ubuntu on that one so I can use it as a normal installation. (I ...
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User preferences (home) vanished after a power outage (Ubuntu + MATE)

After a power outage I've noticed almost nothing in my Ubuntu desktop is as if it was before. My home folder appears to be just fine, as are my desktop files. However, Compiz had no preferences setup ...
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nginx + php5-fpm displays 502 Bad Gateway

After an update php5-fpm stopped working. It shows blank page, and after restarting nginx 502 Bad Gateway. In nginx log there is following line: 2015/05/27 20:27:08 [error] 3034#0: *40 recv() failed ...
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How do I get better USB transfer speeds in (X)ubuntu?

When I connect my USB 2.0 drive to Xubuntu and try to transfer large files, transfer speeds are good at first but drop after a few seconds to 1-2 Mib/s. From what I read, the fast transfer at the ...
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libcurl3-gnutls, libp11-kit0 - Dependency error

When i do upgrade or install, im getting this error. srikanth@42:~/projects/raff$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for srikanth: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to download encrypted HLS videos on any sites [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and win8 as dual boot. I generally use Ubuntu. I wanna learn how to use hls-fetch or any hls downloader on Ubuntu. And all video is downloadable via IDM on Windows. But I have ...
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ubuntu server in a vm, can't connect to internet

I'm attemtping to host my own development web server in a virtual box guest, Ubuntu Server. I would like this virtual machine to be accessible from not only my home network, but outside the LAN as ...
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Alternative to Windows Explorer for long path names

Update: I found that not only Windows Explorer but also other software suffers from too long path names. For example, in Firefox, when I save a webpage into a directory, I still cannot do it if its ...
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apache wont follow symlinks | 403 permission denied

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and have a problem with the Apache configuration: I created a Symlink from /var/www/html torwards /home/me/myWebDirectory but localhost/myWebDirectory renders a ...
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Advent Laptop heating [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu and my laptop starts to heat strongly but I'm using only 6 tabs of Firefox . System monitor shows 14% of ram and 20% of cpu used sensors cmd in terminal shows 85-95 so it's not ...
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DNS Issue in ubuntu 14.04

I am facing DNS resolving issue sometimes in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS trusty. I have configured my system with network manager to work with static IP assignment. I have also tried by changing DNS server ...
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Enable Fn-Brightness Buttons Ubuntu

I am trying to get the Fn+F5 and Fn+F6 buttons to work on my ASUS laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried adding all of the following to /etc/default/grub without success: ...
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Aspire One 756 BIOS flashing

I want to flash the BIOS on an ACER AO756. The link provides 2 versions of the BIOS, both .exe files. Which one should I use? I run Ubuntu 12. The battery doesn't charge anymore. I can start the ...
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How to get a list of connected NBD devices on Ubuntu?

Looking at the man pages for nbd-server and nbd-client and qemu-ndb I don't see any way of listing what NBD devices are connected. Is there a way of doing this? The closest I can find by ...
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I am trying to install Linux Ubuntu on my PC and I get unknown chipset errors

I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu from a DVD. However, I'm getting the following errors... Click for full size How can I just install Ubuntu on my PC? I don't understand why this is so difficult.
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Is there anyway to produce realistic load(cpu,memory and disk all together) on a linux system?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to stress test my system but most of benchmarks are specific in nature. Either they are benchmarking Disk or CPU or Memory usage etc. But is there anything which can ...
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Apache fails to start with TLSv1 disabled and does not recognize TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2

I'm having issues trying to disable TLS 1.0 on apache as described here: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_ssl.html#sslprotocol $ apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server ...
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What is causing this Ubuntu boot failure?

Got this screen, it doesn't react. I cannot move further at all. I've searched extensively online, but didn't didn't find anything helpful. I thought it's a connectivity issue between my screen ...