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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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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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OpenVPN - Can connect server locally but not remotely

I am trying to set up an OpenVPN server on a computer running Ubuntu Server 16.04 that I have at work. I mainly followed this tutorial to set it up. Unfortunately, when the clients try to connect (...
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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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Unable to install AMD Radeon HD 8490 driver on Ubuntu Server 18.10

I recently setup an Ubuntu Server 18.10 on a machine with an AMD Radeon HD 8490 gpu. I would like to use this GPU to use tools like hashcat but from what I've found is that the drivers page for this ...
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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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Update Ubuntu Server on cubietruck

I have a cubietruck with Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS 4.14.18-sunxi. Everything is fine and works perfect. Now I want update to the latest Ubuntu Server LTS version. I found this tutorial Can I upgrade my ...
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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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How to configure Ubuntu server to return ping on another network segment

I received an exercise in the course in VMware Workstation at I am doing where I was required to perform the following actions: Set up two Ubuntu Server 16.04 virtual machines: VM1 and VM2 Machine ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04.04 nslookup, ping works. wget, apt-get, curl hangs

Ubuntu Server 16.04.04 nslookup, ping works. wget, apt-get, curl hangs. $cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 77.88.8.8 nameserver 77.88.8.1 $iptables -S # so there are no rules at all -P INPUT ...
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Use Selenium on Ubuntu-Server

I recently created an Ubuntu-Server on Digital Ocean. Now I want to do some automated web-testing using selenium and Python3 (filling forms, etc.), but I can't seem to find a way to run selenium. ...
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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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shell script job not displaying in ubuntu

we have one shell script job on ubuntu server and It's working fine. It's running every 3 hours and updating data on another server. We have this job file location also we find it on cron job file but ...
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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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SSH into a namespace, connection refused

I have an Ubuntu Server with two network interfaces and a namespace named "bluewire" (named after the color of the Ethernet cable connected to it). The bluewire namespace has the enp4s0 interface ...
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shutdown ubuntu clients from ubuntu server

I am new to ubuntu environment. i have set up an ubuntu 16.04 server and there are clients running ubuntu 16.04 in the network. I want to know whether it is possible to shutdown all the clients at 5....
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Run script after crash or reboot in Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

I have a script that is used to start my application and it works fine. However the issue is that I need to be able to execute that script automatically at boot up in case of a power failure or a ...
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Ubuntu - FTP file edit permission denied

I have been trying to make an Unturned server for my friends, and I cannot edit ANY files in it. What I've Tried: I can't delete or upload to the FTP server; when I try to change the file ...
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Bind 9 configuration Ubuntu 16.10

I have an static IP and I 'm trying to configure a Bind9 service to translate the ip to a domain name. I followed a lot of tutos and guides, but something is wrong because I check a lot of times my ...
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Turn off monitor on Ubuntu Server 16.10 when closing laptop lid

So I'm trying to set up a laptop as a little server, and I found that I can prevent the machine from suspending from setting HandleLidSwitch=ignore in a config file. What I'm trying to accomplish now ...
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Setting Up VPS / Dedicated Servers for a Small Business [closed]

Okay I'm trying to setup a couple VPS, and a few dedicated servers for some clients. And would like to know the best way to go about it, the servers will be running Ubuntu server. First question: Can ...
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Remote Desktop to a computer connected to a VPN server

I have a desktop and a server connected by the same router at home. I also have a laptop that can connect to the desktop via Remote Desktop while it's connected to the home network. The laptop can ...
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sudo is broken in my Ubuntu 14.04 server VM in Xenserver

sudo does not work in my Ubuntu 14.04 server VM in Xenserver. I guess it is broken. I forgot the password of root user and am not able to log in to it. Since it is a VM in XenServer, reboot is not ...
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Why aren't there any SCSI drivers for my install of UBUNTU 16.10 on my poweredge 2650

I was gifted a server, and I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.10 on it(dell poweredge 2650) and regardless of if I try to install Debian or Ubuntu I continue to run into the same issue; my scsi drives ...
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How can I detect the WAN IP address assigned to a non-default gateway?

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server which has access to to two gateways to the internet. (192.168.15.1 & 192.168.15.250) 15.1 has significant bandwidth but does not allow any port forwarding from the ...
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internet share in 2nd ethernet port of ubuntu server 16.04

I have a server pc which is running on ubuntu server 16.04 this server has two ethernet port - eno1 and eno2. I'm using my eno1 port to access internet using following code in interfaces file located ...
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connecting to vpn on server and connect to that server and use the vpn on there

This might sound a bit weird, but I'm asking if it's possible to connect my ubuntu server to a VPN and then connect with other devices to this server in some way so I can access the shared folders ...
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Multiple servers share storage space

I tried to build a simple hosting system with only one server, but now I would create a simple network with 2 servers and a load balancer. I was wondering if is it possibile that 2 different servers ...
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Saving files from virtual machine to file server

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a virtual machine on Limetech Unraid Server. Unraid functions as the file server and can use NFS and/or SMB. I want to be able to point any program on the vm to the ...