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VPN and router pass-through

I have been having trouble with VPN on my router, so I thought that since it allowed VPN Pass-through, I would set up a VPN server on an Ubuntu box here, and pass through to that. I have set up PPTP, ...
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How can I execute shared files with apache server on VMware Fusion [migrated]

I shared my folder with php scripts, located on my mac with Ubuntu 14.04 deployed on virtual machine VMware Fusion 6.0.3. But when I set apache DocumentRoot to this shared folder and run it with ...
3
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1answer
129 views

How to backup OS-specific files with rsync? (Mac OS X to Ubuntu Server)

I want to setup an automatic backup system using rsync to backup documents/source code from Mac OS X to Ubuntu Server. I have some documents written in Pages (iWork), and lastly when I tried to ...
1
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1answer
82 views

How Ubuntu 12.04 re-install handles /var on separate partition

To add some context to my question, the majority of my experience is with Mac OS X. The default installation process in modern versions of Mac OS X, for volumes on which Mac OS X is already installed, ...
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0answers
104 views

Failed To Install syslinux on USBDRIVE with Mac OS X

I am creating Ubuntu Server 13.10 Bootable USBDRIVE with command line using Mac OS X, In this i tried to install Syslinux on USBDRIVE by using syslinux command by following: xxx-Mac:~xxx$ sudo ...
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1answer
130 views

DNS not resolving the same as host

We have an OSX host and an ubuntu 10.04 vagrant instance running on virtualbox. While attempting to send an email to emailtests.com (for email testing purposes) we noticed that the DNS was not ...
1
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1answer
788 views

Why are my Macs failing to authenticate to my SAMBA file sharing server?

I have recently set up a SAMBA file share. After going through a series of steps, I have finally been able to have most of my computers see this server. The primary requirements were: 1) it had to be ...
1
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1answer
59 views

OpenLDAP Authentication in Mixed Enviroment

I am preparing to setup a small network with single sign on capability provided by and OpenLDAP server that runs on OpenBSD 5.3. Currently, I am able authenticate an Ubuntu 13.04 client against the ...
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1answer
177 views

Write failed: Broken pipe from OSX to AWS

I'm ssh-ing into my AWS box (which is Ubuntu 12.04.2) from my local OSX machine. After successfully ssh-ing into the box using the following command: ssh -i my-cert.pem ubuntu@ I find that after a ...
0
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2answers
181 views

Outgoing SSH timing out from Ubuntu

I'm trying to diagnose why an SSH connection is timing out. I have two OSX boxes which can SSH to the remote server fine. I have a two ubuntu boxes, on the same network and subnet which just ...
0
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1answer
36 views

vpn ubuntu mac os file transfer [closed]

I have an Ubuntu Server that works on VPN, to connect to the machine I use ssh. I would like to transfer some files from my Mac box to Ubuntu server. Can anyone explain or point where to search for?
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1answer
289 views

Port forwarding to expose home web server [closed]

I would like to setup a personal home server, I bought a mac mini and I installed Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox machine using bridge adapter. All is fine, I can type the ip of the VM in any browser of ...
0
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2answers
580 views

Apple XServe, Installing Linux on it? [closed]

Basically, I will be running multiple VM's on my XServe. I wanted the Main OS to be very lightweight and not a memory hog. I am not sure but I feel like OS X Server is not very lightweight, also ...
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1answer
55 views

Portable HDD with Ubuntu and Virtual Environments [closed]

Wondering if you could offer any advice. At work I have a MacBook Pro, at home I have a Windows 8 Desktop. I would like to purchase a portable HDD that I can install a USB bootable version of Ubuntu ...
1
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1answer
333 views

Do you need to advertise an AFP service via Avahi for an Ubuntu Server to show up in OSX Finder?

I am only advertising an NFS share plus the "model", and I don't want to install extra services on the Server unless I have to, ie netatalk, as it is used solely for NFS exports. Currently there is ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server - eth0 1Gbps NIC eth1 10Gbps NIC - all traffic using eth0?

UPDATE: (per request below) serveradmin@FILESERVER:~$ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 FILESERVER # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts ::1 ip6-localhost ...
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190 views

Pound Ubuntu 12.04.1 - Private IP in apache logs. Should be Client's external IP. Help?

Have installed apsis Pound on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.1. I am forwarding HTTP requests to an XServe (Snow Leopard Server) Apache instance, my problem is that I am getting local private IP addresses in ...
2
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1answer
465 views

How can I set up redis to run automatically on my Ubuntu machine the way it does on mac

On my (new) mac I can use spork and redis seems to be already running. However on my Ubuntu system (11.10) I get Connection refused - Unable to connect to Redis on localhost:6379 ...
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2answers
694 views

Ubuntu on VirtualBox with bridged network cannot access the gateway or internet

I have set up a version of Ubuntu 12.04 under VirtualBox (version 4.1.18) using NAT and everything works fine (using DHCP of course). I am running OS X Lion 10.7.4. However, as soon as I switch the ...
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2answers
7k views

Why is ssh agent forwarding not working?

In my own computer, running MacOSX, I have this in ~/.ssh/config Host * ForwardAgent yes Host b1 ForwardAgent yes b1 is a virtual machine running Ubuntu 12.04. I ssh to it like this: ssh pupeno@b1 ...
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1answer
54 views

How to troubleshoot banned connections on OS X / Ubuntu

I have an ubuntu 11.10 VM running on an OSX machine. Every once in a while some services become inaccessible from specific IPs (e.g. sometimes just ssh is blocked, and sometimes both ssh and https.) ...
2
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0answers
370 views

NFS inherit permissions from shared directory - Mac OS client

Short question: Is there a way to have files on a NFS share on a Mac OS client inherit the permissions of the shared directory? Scenario: Ubuntu 12.04 server Mac 10.7.4 client shared directory has ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Improving SSHFS performance when reflecting changes in host directory

I have an SSHFS mount from a Ubuntu Server VM guest, mounting a host Mac OS X directory. Changes made directly in the Mac OS X host directory take approx 5 - 10 seconds to reflect in the Ubuntu Server ...
3
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1answer
208 views

Mosh : client stay with “without contact” message

I'm trying to use mosh in replacement of ssh but it doesn't work on my computer. On my Mac (Macos X LION), the client stay with this message and never connect : mosh: Connecting... (10 s without ...
8
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3answers
5k views

Can't create symlinks in virtualbox shared folders [closed]

A few days ago I found I can no longer create symlinks from Ubuntu in any directories that are shared with the OS X host. ln: creating symbolic link `foo': Read-only file system I'm able to create ...
0
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1answer
316 views

zeroconf (bonjour/avahi): macs do not see linuxes and vice versa

In my home network I have several OS X boxes and several Ubuntu boxes. each Ubuntu box sees other boxes via zeroconf. I can "ssh ubuntu1.local" and "ping ubuntu1.local" from "ubuntu2.local", but ...
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1answer
188 views

Cascading smarthost in postfix failed

For some reason, we have three MTA namely MTA-A (IP:10.1.8.1), MTA-B (IP:10.1.9.1), MTA-C (IP:10.1.10.1):- MTA-A is a MX exchange which is responsible for local delivery only MTA-B is a MTA ...
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81 views

Windows password notification for Ubuntu/Mac users

So, I know in Windows Server you can set a GPO to notify "Windows Users" x amount days before their password expires. My question is, what's the best/simplest way to notify other platforms as well? At ...
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2answers
266 views

sync a directory between OSX and Ubuntu

I need a good way to sync a directory between my OSX 10.6 laptop and my Ubuntu Desktop. Dropbox would obviously be a great choice, however the directory I need to sync is owned by root on both ...
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2answers
943 views

OpenVPN Network Unreachable

I'm working to set-up a VPN access to a group of virtual machines at Linode., the topology looks something like this: db.example.com LAN: (eth0:0) 192.168.154.127/255.255.128.0 ...
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1answer
130 views

MySQL on Ubuntu 1500% slower than on a less powerful Mac, what might be wrong?

I have a very fast 8 core Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit desktop machine with 16GB of memory running MySQL 5.1.41 but something seems to be wrong with the MySQL installation (even though it's an unmodified stock ...
0
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1answer
711 views

Server running on guest virtualbox is not visible from host?

I'm using virtualbox to run an Ubuntu server from os x. I have NAT and bridged connections set up and I am able to ping back and forth, ssh into the guest box, transfer files with scp, etc. However, ...
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3answers
234 views

How to prevent Ubuntu from combining networks on 2 NIC server?

I've got a Ubuntu Server 10.10 with 2 network interfaces with a cable plugged into both going to switches on completely different networks with different routers. One network is the 10.1.10.X network ...
0
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2answers
184 views

mac os x ssh keys - remote machine names

I'm working on getting keys set up so I can easily log in to my servers. I know I can do things like: "ssh user@example.com", but I have some servers that don't have a domain name. They have ip ...
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7answers
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Removing DS_Store files and variants?

I am running an Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS server. Frequently I open up files using AFP from my Mac. Inevitably this created .DS_Store files on the server (although for some reason they are named :2eDS_Store. ...
2
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3answers
293 views

software VPN via Ubuntu & osX

I want to be able to access my shared folders on my ubuntu server from my laptop (osX) when I'm at Uni. I'd prefer to set up a VPN and continue to use the SMB or AFP (if i can get it working) that I ...
0
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1answer
246 views

Mac Fonts stored on Ext (Linux File System)

I currently have a PowerPC g5 running Mac OSx. I've network shared one of the external hard drives (which is mac formatted, hfs+ journalled i believe). I'm now upgrading this to an ubuntu computer, ...
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3answers
787 views

OS X Client & Ubuntu Server - Best way for client to access files on server?

I've got a local development web server running Ubuntu. I also have an iMac running OS X 10.6 which I use a client and is my development machine. I'm currently have Samba server installed on my ...
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4answers
290 views

What Virtual Machines run on both OSX and Ubuntu?

For developing web applications I run a development environment on OSX, this environment includes Django and apache with mod_wsgi. My staging server and production server are both virtual machines ...
0
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2answers
680 views

Turnkey LAMP to host AFP mounted directory

I'm trying to use a TurnKey LAMP server as a sandbox web-development environment for a project with components in php and binary executables. My host machine is OS 10.6. I want to use AFP to serve a ...
0
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3answers
4k views

Permissions for new directory and file on Samba when connecting through mac osx

I'm using ubuntu server 10 and I have this configuration in my smb.conf: [www] comment = Web files path = /var/www browsable = yes writeable = yes create mask ...
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1answer
490 views

rsync from OS X to Ubuntu failing for large (>15GB) files

I'm trying to rsync a 15 GB file from my OSX box to a box running Ubuntu 10.04 server. rsync is transferring ~300-700Mb and then closing the connection with the following error: Read from remote host ...
0
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1answer
594 views

Snow Leopard connecting to Unbuntu 10.04 through Samba failure — need help fixing

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 web server. I want to connect to it with my OSX 10.6 machine and Finder. I have installed openSSH and Samba on the Ubuntu machine. In my smb.conf I have a Share Definition: ...
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1answer
107 views

Internet Sharing via router

Question: How to setup Internet Sharing among two computers (one Mac 10.5.6, one Ubuntu 9.10) via a router? Situation: The Mac is using AirPort (wireless interface) to connect to router as ...
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1answer
259 views

How do I sync the time for my linux guest VM through VMware Fusion?

I have Ubuntu server 9.10 running through VMware Fusion 2.0.6 on my Mac OSX 10.5 host. My linux guest VM's time keep being out of sync. I believe I have VMware tools installed because after running ...
2
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1answer
215 views

Setting up web development envirnoment with a VM (ssh + browser testing)

I am running VMware Fusion on my Mac (10.6) with an Ubuntu 9.10 (32 bit) VM for my development environment. How would I setup SSH to be able to SSH into the Ubuntu VM from the Mac? Also, when I am ...
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2answers
476 views

Have Ubuntu 9.10 desktop, just got Macbook Pro. Share over Samba, NFS, other?

As the title says, I have and love my Ubuntu 9.10 desktop (use it for programming). Just got a Macbook Pro (Snow Leopard) and stuff like Documents, etc, trying to figure out easiest way to share my ...
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609 views

Browse Ubuntu server with a GUI from OS X

Is there a way to browse the filesystem on an Ubuntu server from Mac OS X with a GUI based app? I have a ton of logfiles on the server I would like to prune.. Currently I ssh into it, and rm from the ...
2
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4answers
4k views

connecting to Ubuntu file share from Mac OS X

I have a headless Ubuntu server running on my network. Initially I had configured it for SAMBA for use with my windows machines and that seemed to work ok. I've just bought a Mac and am trying to ...
0
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2answers
2k views

How do I ssh into my Ubuntu VM when my Mac is on a VPN?

I can ssh into my Ubuntu VM (running in VMware Fusion) when I'm not on my employer's VPN. (It works both when the VM's network connection is NAT and bridged.) But when I connect to the VPN, I can no ...