Questions tagged [ubuntu-server]

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/.

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Why does the IP assignment in my router fail (only for my server, it works fine for everything else)

I just bought an old IBM X3650 M2 and installed Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS. My router (Netgear R7000) is not obeying the IP rules I set in the router setup (and so far, I've only noticed this for this "...
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Print to Remote Printer while on VPN - Zentyal/Ubuntu

I have trouble configuring this correctly. i Have a Zentyal Server running, here i installed a VPN Server and the connection works. (Home-->Office Zentyal) i can reach my Database in MSSQL-Server in ...
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Ubuntu server installation failing

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Dell XPS 8910 (i7 6700, 32gb ddr4). When installing, it gets to the point called: configuring pollinate user-agent on target. Then it says An error has ...
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Media Station (Ubuntu server + OpenWRT + MovistarTV decoder)

I have in mind a technical challenge and I would like if someone could please point me in the right direction so that I can continue myself. I have an old computer (motherboard ASUS P5G41T-M LX, 2GiB ...
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Can I run a headless Ubuntu server with a Ryzen 5 2600 with no GPU?

I built a headless Ubuntu server with a Ryzen 5 2600, and configured it graphically with a graphics card inserted. When I take it out and try to boot, it does not let me SSH. Do I need to have a ...
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Server won't connect to network

First of all, sorry for not being better with informations, bu I have literally no idea what is wrong here, and thus no idea what data to post. I have had a server running for some time now without ...
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Can't connect to VM via RDP

I have an ubuntu 18.x server. I installed virtualbox on the server and configured a new VM using these instructions. When I try the last step I get an error window I also noticed that when I run ...
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No disk or partitions mounted when installing ubuntu server 18.04.3

I am trying to install ubuntu server using a bootable USB on a DELL EMC PowerEdge R640 Server with (1TB HDD and 800GB SSD), in step 7 / 13, when I have to choose the installation disk, there is no ...
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How do I add a user to Ubuntu Server, and limit that users WinSCP access to a specific folder?

I want to add a user with limited permissions (this user will only be transferring files to a specific folder on my Ubuntu Server, using WinSCP). I want them to only be able to access one directory ...
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How to see on which port apachi2 server is running

first i install apache2 using following commandsudo apt install apache2. I tried sudo systemctl start apache2 to run server. now i want to see on which port my server is running
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How do I let my server turn itself off and on with cron when it uses an lvm encrypted disk?

I once had a ubuntu server set up (a minecraft gameserver for my little brother) and to save on electricity and to not make so much noise, it shut itself down in the evening and then turned back on in ...
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Trouble while Updating Ubuntu 18.04

Situation: I have a Zentyal Server with 3 VM (Qemu) managed with KVM Manager. All of them running on Ubuntu 18.04.03 LTS Host: Zentyal 6.0.1 VM1: Ubuntu Server VM2: Zentyal 6.0.1 VM3: Ubuntu Server ...
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(Ubuntu server) Can't choose a disk - what to do?

I was configuring my Ubuntu server system and couldn't go on, as I wasn't able to choose a disk.
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Ubuntuserver as router

As the title says I need some help in setting up my home network as I am not (yet) good at "networking". So... what do I want to do? I just moved into a college dorm . I got a pretty good connection ...
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Docker: Sandbox-Proxy crashes immediately (HDP 3.0.1)

So I recently installed Ubuntu Server and Docker on my system. Then I downloaded the most recent deploy-scripts from hortonworks. I ran those and now have two docker containers installed. While "...
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UbuntuServer - Resize Drive Partition - Unable to Expand

I've attempted to resize the partion and it appears to have taken but I can't lvextend because my Free PE is 0. Went wrong somewhere, any help is greatly appreciated. Free PE Size = 0 Edit: ...
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Problems with special letters in ubuntu server

I am trying to host a website on my local connection, i already have a dedicated machine running ubuntu server 16.04 for i386. I am writing my html and css code on vscode from my pc and then i pass it ...
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How to rename “lo” interface in Ubuntu Server 18.04?

How to rename "lo" interface in Ubuntu Server 18.04 ? I have tried using udev rules without success, here is my code: SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="00:00:00:00:00:...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 change functionality power/reset button on physical case of the server

I am trying to find a way to change the functionality of the power/reset buttons on the server case for my install of Ubuntu Server 18.04.2. I am running a Plex server with 2 USB external hard ...
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Vi Editor does not work properly under cmder when connecting to a Ubuntu Server VM

I connected to a local Ubuntu-Server 18.04.2 VM (created with virtualbox) via SSH in cmder. When I try to use vi to edit text files the display looks strange: 1. Only the top part of the screen is ...
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Can't Access CouchDB Remotely

I am running CouchDB in Ubuntu Server remotely and I cannot seem to access it from my local user. sudo netstat -nap | grep 5984 tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:5984 0.0.0.0:* ...
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ownCloud Server with Docker - configuration

TL;DR : Is it advisable to run ownCloud from Docker for a productive system? How can I configure ownCloud within Docker according to my needs (publish domain, ensure data persistence, adjust security ...
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Setting up Ubuntu-Server with intel GPU for custom resolution

Short Version: How can I disable the DisplayPort and display-cloning completely and only use VGA with a custom resolution of 1920x240 (15KHz) on a CRT. Might involve the creation of a custom xorg.conf ...
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“ping myserver-name.local” returning “Temporary failure in name resolution”

I have an ubuntu server in my local network that I can ping using its IP address. However, following the answer here, when I try ping myserver-name.local I get Temporary failure in name ...
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USB tethering on Ubuntu Server 18.0.4.1 with Lubuntu Core only

i have installed (on laptop) on top of Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 the following only: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-core lxappearance obconf when i connect my Android phone it shows in file manager but if ...
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Private DNS - Global Resolution

I understand that it's a reasonably simple matter to place Bind9 on one of my servers and use that to resolve requests for subdomains on my network. However, is it possible to install Bind9 on one of ...
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How to Create your own Domain Name after forwarded my server through my router?

I have set up my own web server with Ubuntu server 16.04, I am actually using another laptop for testing the web server. To have access locally, I have: Router 192.168.1.1 Server ...
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Connecting to Windows Subsystem for Linux from an Ubuntu server using SSH but it says: Permission denied, please try again

I have installed Windows Subsystem for Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) on my system from the Windows store. After installation by default it asked to make a user. I made a user of "sark"; it is a root user. I'm ...
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mongodb on server automatically shutdowns when i turn off my system

i have installed mongoDB on ubuntu server and it works well with my node project. But now it shutdowns automatically and i don't know why it stops mongodb on server automatically shutdowns when i turn ...
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PXE-E61 Media Test Failure Check Cable After Installing Ubuntu Server 18.04

Created a bootable USB containing Ubuntu Server 18.04. Configured BIOS settings to boot to USB as priority 1, installation completed (without connecting to a network...but that's a separate issue). I ...
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Graylog web interface connection refused

I've been looking for the answer to this for a bit now, and for some reason I cannot get the web interface to show up. I changed my rest_listen_uri to 0.0.0.0:9000 as I read elsewhere. I also tried ...
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Libvirt: AppArmor Profiles Access Error

I have installed libvirt-daemon on a fully updated Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 LTS. When trying to execute libvirtd --listen, the following errors arise: 2018-08-24 21:03:18.641+0000: 2855: error : ...
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Assign a Static IP Address to a VirtualBox Guest with a NAT Network Without Accessing the Guest

I am using VirtualBox 5.2.18 on Ubuntu Server 18.04. I have several VirtualBox guests machines sharing a NAT Network intnet. Currently, intnet has a DHCP server (set up by VirtualBox) that ...
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ubuntu command line - mkdir vs touch creating .doc file

simple question and im quite new. how come you can create a .doc file using mkdir? whats the difference when using touch instead of mkdir to create .doc file? thanks!
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Allocate hdd space and use it as RAID

I want to install ubuntu server in my desktop. There are options to use a drive as RAID. When I searched in google the uses of RAID, I realized its a different separate kind of hard disk with RAID ...
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Cannot connect to openvpn server on windows but works fine on android

I have set up an openvpn server on Ubuntu server 16.04lts using DigitalOcean's guide and have no issues connecting on my android phone but when I try to connect from my laptop I get the error: --up ...
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Make ubuntu home server accessible with public ip [duplicate]

after few hours trying to find a solution online I'm asking help here. So, I setted up a ubuntu server on a dedicated pc and I try to access it with ssh but I can't. I'm only able to connect with ...
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Ubuntu Server not loading after grub

I install Ubuntu Server 16.04 on a SATA3 - 750 GB, but I hadn't success in the first try. After booting with the USB, Grub2's console was loaded and I had to load manually the Ubuntu. (I also have ...
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Cannot find USB external HDD /dev/sda

I am running as usual my orange pi one plus H6 ALL WINNER with ubuntu server and cannot find my exFat HDD on it, it detects the usb but not /dev/sda and cannot mount or access it, yes I tried with ...
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Wake on Phy on Asus P5Q running Ubuntu Server not working

I´m running a homeserver with Ubuntu Server OS for Backups and media streaming. I want to configure it the way that it suspends itself after a period of time with no avitivty and start up again when ...
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On ubuntu server: run Chrome as a different user (not root) not working

[I'm a newbie, so tx for the patience] I tried to run chrome on an ubunto server and got this: root@stender:/opt/google/chrome# ./chrome.....ERROR:zygote_host_impl_linux.cc(90)] Running as root ...
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APCUPSD: Cannot find UPS on ANY serial port

I have APCUPSD installed on a computer with 2 physical serial ports. The UPS is an APC SUA1000 with a serial port. I have the APC smart serial cable connected to COM1, and COM2 going to another ...
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Configure Ubuntu Linux to wake up when Samba Share is accessed?

I have a Ubuntu Server 16.04 CLI System set up with a Samba share that I use for back ups, media, etc. I'd like to put the server into hibernate mode after like 20 minutes of inactivity and then have ...
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How to make a directory on another hardisk on ubuntu server

I need to make a directory on my hard disk 'sdb'. How can this be achieved? Current situation of the server: Running the command sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL outputs this: NAME ...
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My ubuntu server firewall blocks the ip I am accessing it from

My ubuntu server firewall blocks the ip I am accessing it from. Here is iptables -L Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target prot opt source destination DROP all -- 192.168.1.1 ...
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Create Ubuntu Proxy Server with network interface binding

I'm trying to create an Ubuntu server which acts as a proxy. The server has OpenVPN running. The server should route all traffic which comes through the proxy, through this VPN. I've tried using ...
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Postfix sending emails on port 25

I've set up a postfix server and it seems to send emails on port 25 no matter what I do. /var/log/mail.log Aug 5 15:49:48 TheServer postfix/master[2225]: daemon started -- version 3.1.0, ...
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Apache is different on ubuntu and arch linux

I have an ubuntu server and an arch linux machine. I've gotten quite used to the apache setup on ubuntu. It's simple and efficient. However, upon installing apache2 on my arch mechine, I noticed ...
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GPU gtx 1080 Ti not detected on Intel S2600CW2R Server Board

So I'm building a deep learning machine with 1 Xeon e5-2620v4 and 2 gtx 1080ti on top of an Intel S2600CW2R server board.. I bought it at a local store, and ask them to assemble my system. When it ...
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How to setup a Ubuntu server 16.04 host machine, for running several virtual machines

i need some help with setting up my host machine for running virtual servers on ubuntu server. I have a server with 4x2TB SAS which are in raid6 using raid adapter (dell perc h730p). The idea is to ...

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