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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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How can I get back into the output of a .sh script which is running in the background?

I am running ubuntu server on another machine on my network. I have a script running in the background using nohup. nohup ./start.sh This out the output of that script in a txt file. I want to be ...
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Why do my Ubuntu 22.04 Hyper-V virtual machines show two network adapters by default?

Can anyone help me understand why Ubuntu is showing two network interfaces? I've only added one to the Hyper-V VM settings. However, I am using SR-IOV (if that is anyway related to this question). I'd ...
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Getting logstash to write certain logs to a file

I am trying to get logs from my shadowsocks docker into a file so that it can be integrated with fail2ban. The container outputs logs to stdout, which is already integrated with my ELK stack (also ...
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How can I install KODI (Docker version) on Ubuntu Server?

On my ubuntu server, I want to configure some services using only theirs docker images, one of them is Kodi, an open source media player. I installed and run it using the following commands: root@...
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Can't SSH on a FRESH install of Ubuntu Server 23.10 on a Raspberry

After days of trial and error, Ubuntu Server 23.10 is FINALLY running on my Pi. Already ran apt update and apt upgrade. However I can only control my Pi via direct keyboard and monitor. It's not ...
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How to transfer very large folders from a server which I access sudo and ssh to another server with ftp access?

I have some big folders (each around 1T) on a server which I have sudo access to that. I want to transfer them to another server which I have ftp access (with username and password). What it came in ...
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IPv6 down with "NoAddrAvail" and "NoPrefixAvail" after changing WAN interface

This all started when I changed modems, which also necessitated changing WAN interfaces on my custom router (1G to 2.5G). The first time I changed the interface, I stopped getting a delegated prefix ...
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How can i connect to my home server that runs on a network using DS-Lite from a Ipv4 network?

I over the past year tryed to put up a home server and beeing able to conect to it from other networks, aspceially to host game servers for me and friends. Yet we always ran into the issue that some ...
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Will a mini pci-e sata card work on a laptop?

Recently I converted an old HP ProBook 4440s laptop that had no use for years into a mini nas for me. I was wondering how much can I do with this laptop so I wanna give it 16gb of ram and more storage ...
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"No space left" error installing Gitlab in Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to install gitlab in Ubuntu Server. This server has been created in VirtualBox, at the beginning it only had 10GB abailable, but after getting this error I resized the memory up to 25 GB. ...
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Can not install Ubuntu Server v23.04 guest on macOS host machine in virtual box

I tried to set up Ubuntu Server v.23.04 guest machine for SSH remote access in my virtual environment using Virtual Box v. 7.0 hosted on macOS Monterey 12.6.5 . To my surprise I receive some errors. ...
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How to configure multiple old desktops as Kubernetes cluster?

I have been accruing some old gaming PCs that my friends no longer need, and I would like to turn them into a place to run Kubernetes clusters. I am hoping to come up with a somewhat high availability ...
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I need help doing a bash shell script to index .inf files by hardware ID

I'm working on a new system to automate drivers installation in Windows 10/11. Some time ago, I downloaded a drivers collection from driverpack (the drivers collection is fine, but the software to ...
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dhcpd leased a permanent address - why?

I'm using isc-dchp-server on my home network. Today my only desktop client wasn't able to recieve an IP address from the dhcpd server, which is strange because it has a reserved address in dhcpd.conf: ...
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Unable to connect to VPS via ssh on any other port than 22. Connection timed out error

For security reasons I changed the port for an ssh login to a different port number. But as soon as I do and try to reconnect, I get a 'Connection timed out error'. Once I switch back to port 22 it ...
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Port-forward from and to WAN?

Is it possible to port-forward packets FROM the internet to another address ON the internet? All of the port-forwarding tutorials I've found focus on NAT port-forwarding but I just want to redirect a ...
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User ids became numbers and I can't ssh to remote machine anymore

I am working with a remote Ubuntu server using ssh, and today, while the machine was under a good load of work, I got hit by this weird error. Checking processes with top/htop, I could no longer see ...
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How to make a no-gui virtual machine on a server?

I've got this Ubuntu server I'm running, and it's really handy to take the load off of my laptop, but I'd like to know how to set up a virtual machine on it that I can ssh into. Obviously, this ...
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What went wrong? All files gone (BTRFS)

I am running an Ubuntu server 20.xx.x LTS since 2019 with some drives mounted as a BTRFS raid drive. I have never had any issues. Earlier this summer I went to another country and didn't need the ...
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What to do when *nothing* will stop a mv command that did not finish

See screenshot. As you can see, I've tried all the things that I've read about to use. Nothing can kill this dang mv command. The last line with "mv: failed" has been there for 12+ hours, ...
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Installing a new NIC into my Ubuntu server

I currently have a physical machine, running Unbutu Server 22, and connected to my router via an RJ45 port that is on the motherboard. (let's call it "the old port") I just bought a PCIe ...
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Virtualbox using VPN from host PC

Basically I have a VPN running on my pc and my virtualbox vm is using the vpn but I want it to use the local network. How do I do this?
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How do I choose which monitor displays the console of a ubuntu server?

I have a ubuntu-server 20.04.4 LTS machine with a CPU with integrated graphics, and two monitors connected via mainboard HDMI and DVI. When I start the server, the console will always appear on the ...
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Getting "Error skipping startup message" when connecting with "sudo su" shell in WinSCP

My WinSCP config: File protocol: SCP user name: namjoo port: 22 settings > SCP/Shell > Shell: sudo su - When I try to connect I get this error: Error skipping startup message. Your shell is ...
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Auto reboot of a Luks Container

I have tried autobooting a luks container on Ubuntu Server (20.04) with a keyfile and a keyscript. My '/etc/crypttab' entry for both options are as follows. Keyfile: dm_crypt-0 /dev/sda3 /root/...
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Upgrading OpenVPN 2.4.7 to 2.5.6 results in frequent disconnects

When using OpenVPN 2.4.7 on my server (Ubuntu Server 20.04) and connecting from a 2.5.6 client (also Ubuntu 20.04), I can connect with no issue. However, when I try to use OpenVPN 2.5.6 on the server, ...
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IP leakage after installing a VPN service

I have questions about how I can prevent IP leakage after installing a VPN service. For example, if I installed Shadowsocks, what should I do to prevent IP leakage? Thank you for your help.
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how to configure network bridge for multiple ubuntu vms

I am very new to virtualization and and I have very basic understanding on networking. I have a dell server with good hardware configurations. I want to install few vms and I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on ...
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Ubuntu Server refusing to install without PAE/NX on in a VM

When I tried to start up a VM with the LiveServer ISO, it gave an error for a bug where it said that the CPU was "stuck". The error was fixed when I enabled the option for PAE/NX. Why would ...
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Linux Server (Ubuntu Server 20.04) Loses Network Connectivity After One Day

I'm running Ubuntu Server 20.04. It loses internet connectivity periodically, seemingly every day, and requires me to manually intervene and run dhclient -r dhclient to restore connectivity. Honestly,...
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Serve multiple websites with apache including https redirects

I admit I am quite rusty with these apache server setups. I am in a position where I need to set up 1 html, 1 django, and 1 php server. Individually I have tested all 3 and all 3 work fine on their ...
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Hardware RAID not showing in Ubuntu Server 20.04

I've recently repurposed an older machine I had as a NAS. I just added 4 HDDs to it intending to set them up as RAID 1+0. This is an HP Proliant Microserver Gen8. I set the drives up in the raid ...
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How to understand the LogFormat directive in the apache2.conf configuration file?

In the comments before the LogFormat directive is used the following is written: # The following directives define some format nicknames for use with # a CustomLog directive. # # These deviate from ...
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Where should I place all the configurations for my web site on Apache?

I have a web site on the Apache HTTP Server that's installed on the Ubuntu Server. I create my own config file in the /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/mywiki.conf where I added the <VirtualHost>...<...
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Why do we need the <Directory> section in the following virtual host's config file?

Here is the article explaining how to install MediaWiki on Ubuntu Server. And here's how they tell us to configure the virtual host: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin [email protected] ...
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Where Apache base modules are located?

When I type apache2ctl - l I get the following list of modules currently compiled into the server: core.c mod_so.c mod_watchdog.c http_core.c mod_log_config.c mod_logio.c mod_version.c mod_unixd.c ...
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VirtualBox and linux without gui - how to change screen resolution?

VirtualBox conf: Host: Windows 10 Guest: Ubuntu Server (no gui) When I run machine output is in very low resolution and line length is limited. I tried: change scale => result: just bigger ...
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EFI Ubuntu not booting or shown in bios

After having installed Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS, when starting my laptop it throws an error stating "No bootable device". When I enter the boot options menu by spamming F12 on startup, I ...
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WOL on macbook running ubuntu server

I am using an old macbook pro (2010) as server in my home lab. It is running ubuntu server. I would like to use wake on lan on it, so I used: sudo ethtool -s INTERFACE wol g (with the name of my ...
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LInux disk has directory permissions and attributes d????????? ??

I have an external enclosure of four 4Tb hard drives on an Ubuntu 18.04 server, just configured as a JBOD, one of the drives being just archives that have another backup offline (thank God). I tried ...
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ubuntu server image blue screened

Would anyone have a tip for running a virtual box ubuntu server image? Setting up the virtual box image seemed to go just fine, updated ok, and I did a few reboots. What I wanted to get to work was ...
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Mistake - sudo chown -Rh not-root-user /

Well that. Made a terrible mistake on ubuntu server 18.04 (production server) and ran chown -Rh some-not-root-user / Now sudo is not working. Is there any way to reverse this?
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SFTP with 2fa activated on Ubuntu Server 20.04 not working

I just enabled 2fa for ssh on my Ubuntu 20.04 server. I followed this tutorial https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/configure-ssh-2fa#3-configuring-authentication With this being clarified I am using libpam-...
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Screen as a service on systemd wont start

I'm trying to run screen on a systemd service as startup, so i can check on it later if needed, on an interactive shell, but the session wont stay up, and apparently it doesn't even start. This is my ...
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missing the first character of each line on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server terminal

I see the first character of each line missing on the on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server terminal. As shown in the image How to fix it? thanks
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How to activate network card from the CLI in Ubuntu 20.04 server?

I have an old Toshiba Satellite PSCP6U-01401E and I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 and Nextcloud to use it as a local file storage. During installation Ubuntu can't seem to recognize my Wi-Fi card ...
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/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv does not exist. [Ubuntu Server 20.04]

Today I deleted LAMP stack from my Ubuntu 20.04 server using tasksel and, when I rebooted the server, instead of booting as usual it gave me that error: Gave up waiting for root file system device. ...
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How to create 100 unique Ubuntu VM's with virtualbox the fast way?

I want to create 100 Ubuntu VM's with virtualbox via commandline. Each Ubuntu VM should have its own unique /etc/machine-id value and unique mac address of the network adapter. There is a file with ...
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Ubuntu user uid confusion for nobody user 65534

Hello Linux/Ubuntu community, I have a strange issue on a new Ubuntu 20.04 linux server. In my server I have modified the user nobody to be uid 99 without a problem, ensured there was no process held ...
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Local machine causing connectivity problems to IPv4 websites

I set up a local machine participating in a blockchain p2p network using Ubuntu Server 20.04. The computer is connected to my (low-end) home router via Ethernet cable (and/or Wi-Fi). If the machine is ...
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