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Linux PPTP VPN server using local account passwords?

Is there a way to configure the PPTP server under Ubuntu 10.04 to allow users to log in with their username/password from the local machine (the Ubuntu server, that is, not where they are connecting ...
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How do I automate the handling of a problem (no network device found) in Ubuntu 10.04 w/ preseed?

I have a preseed file that is doing some automation for an installation of Ubuntu 10.04. At the point where the network hardware is auto-detected, however, it fails to find hardware and displays a ...
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Apache / PHP request latency/execution time

I have a couple PHP applications running on an Ubuntu 10.04.4 server. One is a custom Yii application and one is PHPMyAdmin. Both applications recently started having very slow load times for ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the Juniper Network Connect client on Ubuntu -- I'm wondering if any seasoned network admins or otherwise knowledgeable individuals know if it's possible for me to download the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Server, 2 NICs in separate Subnets, 1 Router

following configuration: Ubuntu 10.04 Server, 2 NICs: - eth0 192.168.1.215/24, Default GW: 192.168.1.250 - eth1 192.168.3.225/24 Both are connected to the same router (Funkwerk Bintec R3000). The ...
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Network interface on ubuntu with only 0.12MB/ s on a new root server

---- edit: Problem solved. Somehow my provider seems to block tests to the internet. Tests from a remote machine succeeded with 1k r/s --- I am running a fresh compiled version of Apache 2.2.1 on ...
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Beginners IPTables Question

I'm currently analyzing existing iptables rulesets in order to make modifications in default policy. However, I need some help in understanding of couple rules. $UNIVERSE is defined as 0.0.0.0/0. ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 disconnects after short periods of inactivity on my site

I'm new to Ubuntu (installed it for the first time just a couple of days ago on my server). I've Ubuntu Server 10.04 and am just using the terminal, no GUI like Gnome. So far it's working pretty great ...
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Huge host CPU usage in idle vmware guest. Ubuntu 10.04 host, Vista SP2 guest

I'm experiencing huge host CPU usage with an idle vmware guest. Host: Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit 2.6.32-24-generic-pae. (Very new install, i.e 24 hours ago) Hardware is Dell XPS M1530 laptop, 4GB ram. ...
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Setting up chrooted shell accounts with schroot and debootstrap on Ubuntu 10.04

UPDATE: I never did get this figured out. Instead i ended up jsut using jailkit since there is a ton (though sometimes outdated) documentation on usage. Id still be interested in knowning how to get ...
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Is it safe to use Bitbucket as a remote for an /etc Git repo?

I'm worried about SSH private keys and such. I'm not quite sure what else is a security hazard but I'm sure there are many config files which should probably not be uploaded to a third-party website. ...
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Screwed libmysqlclient-dev in Ubuntu

I have messed with symlinks and libraries in /usr/lib. I modified libraries like libmysql*. someone suggested to reinstall libmysqlclient-dev package. Is libmysqlclient-dev holding Mysql libraries? ...
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Locked out of Amzon EC2 Ubuntu instance

i am trying to login to my amazon instance using putty. I had logged in a few hours back, but now when i am trying to log back in, it says authentication using the key has failed. Anyway i can fix ...
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Ubuntu 10.04.3 VMware guest - no network access after conversion to older VM format

I created and configured a Ubuntu 10.04.3 VM in VMware Player 3.1.4 and now wanted to deploy it on our VMware server, which is running at version 1.0.4. To do this, I used VMware vCenter Converter ...
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routing calls from landline to end user cell phones

I have to setup a server to route telephone calls coming to a particular landline no to cell phone phones depending upon the availability of user. I want to know what technology call centres or ...
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live migration on ubuntu llucid lynx

I tried do live migration from ubuntu lucid lynx machine 1, to ubuntu lucid lynx machine 2. The name of vm is VM3jasmine I and would like to migrate to machine2 when i enter a command, (from machine1) ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 stuck during bootup trying to start gearmand

I installed gearmand (0.20) from source yesterday on an Ubuntu Server 10.04 environment of mine. I shut down the environment last night and when I started it back up this morning, it's stuck during ...
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Ubuntu Login failure

I'm having a problem with a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 10.04. I am able to enter a user name, but after hitting enter, the keyboard is locked out and I can't enter anything. This issue is also ...
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IPTables rules re-appearing

Folks, I created two machines on SoftLayer's cloud. The machines are Ubuntu 10.4 64 bit, minimal config. I am running into a really strange problem that I have no idea where it is coming from. The ...
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Securing Ubuntu server

Am a noob and trying to secure a Ubuntu 10.04 Lts remote server for my application deployment...& i have ssh access to it., i would be grateful if somebody can help me by giving some ...
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I lost my password on lucidworks 1.7

I have installed lucidworks-enterprise-installer-1.7 on my ubuntu server at /etc/solr it is working fine. but when i go to http://XXX.YY.ZZZ.VV:8989/login i can't login using the default ...
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ubuntu web server stops responding trying to find root cause

I know enough linux to be dangerous but not a lot in the way of troubleshooting. So the issue I have is I have an ubuntu web server running a package called teamcity. The issue I am having is about ...
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iptable issues?

Currently I'm trying to setup a PXE server to boot Ubuntu 10.04 on clients. (See Issues with PXE setup on Ubuntu 10.04 DHCP/NFS Server for more details) I'm trying to mount basically the entire ...
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why i am not able to access Gui panel at 2812 port

I followed this http://fosscasts.com/screencasts/6-System-Monitoring-With-Monit set daemon 20 set logfile /var/log/monit.log set mailserver smtp.gmail.com port 587 username "myemail" ...
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Installing php 5.2 in ubuntu 10.04

I am trying to install php 5.2 following approach 3 from here : http://2bits.com/drupal-planet/various-ways-running-php-52-ubuntu-1004-lucid-lynx.html But when i come to the step where i had to ...
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How to protect Ubuntu 10.04 in the face of power cycling?

Disclaimer: I am no Linux guru. I would describe my competency in linux as "passing" at best, meaning I'm comfortable using the command line, but still rely very heavily on the man pages/forums to ...
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Disabling script execution on Apache2

On a ubuntu-10.04 and Apache2 I am trying to disable PHP execution on /var/www/upload directory. So I've added the following to /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default: < Directory ...
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Solr could not index my table from mysql

I have ubuntu server and mysql version 5.1.41-3ubuntu12.10-log. i need to run solr on my webserver. i have installed lucidworks-enterprise-installer-1.7 and mysql-connector-java-5.1.17-bin.jar on the ...
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Alternate to Ads in Linux client

I am looking Alternate to ADS For Ubuntu 10.04.where i can centeralize manage and control linux desktop.Push policy patch update and all
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Spring Security, Apache 2 fronting Tomcat6. Can't login / immediatly logs out

I deployed my GWT app, that uses SpringSecurity, and have a problem. After feeding the credentials it logs out immediately. If I put in the wrong credentials, it says 'wrong credentials', but when I ...
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ubuntu 10.04 mount issues every time I reboot

Basically, every time I boot, I can't mount to /dev/shm, so I manually create the directory and reboot. I can get into ubuntu fine, but then when I reboot one more time, it runs into the same problem. ...
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Adding Listen 3050 to /etc/apache2/ports.conf causes mysql to crash

I am trying to set up a staging server on a VM on my local PC. Ubuntu 10.4.2 LTS 64 bit server is installed. I have another VM on the same machine running as a full time server, so I set-up ...
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Updating kernel modules in initrd for ubuntu-server usb install

I'm wondering how I can update the kernel modules properly in the hd-media initrd file for Ubuntu: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/lucid/main/installer-amd64/current/images/hd-media/ Using ...
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Multiple Apache2 vhosts are pointing to the same website

I'm having trouble getting multiple sites working with Apache on Ubuntu 10.04. I have two sites I want to serve from the same VPS, psychedeli.ca and mahoganytales.com. The problem is, both domains are ...
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How to specify a host ip address to sendmail

I have sendmail installed on a server running Ubuntu 10.04. I need to be able to send email to my companies email server from this machine, but I am not currently able to. A rep in the IP department ...
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ldap installation in ubuntu

during LDAP installation in ubuntu the following error has been occured. "ldap_bind: Invalid credentials (49)" can any one help me to figure it out ???
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Nginx PHP MySQL ROR setup on Ubuntu Server

How would I go about installing and setting up nginx, PHP, MySQL and RoR on a Ubuntu Server 10.04.2 machine? I have been through a few tutorials but have never found one which integrates ruby on ...
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problem in installing dnsproxy on Lucid

I am trying to install dnsproxy on a Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit server but this is failing. root@some:/etc/apache2/mods-enabled# aptitude install dnsproxy Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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How do I upgrade ubuntu eglibc from 2.11 to 2.12?

I m currently on Ubuntu 10.04 $ uname -a Linux dpn2 2.6.32-27-server #49-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 2 02:05:21 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ ldd --version $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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My ubuntu server is losing connectivity, require assistance troubleshooting

I have two server monitoring tools that check the uptime of my Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS server. Over the last month both of these tools have reported the following outages: Jan - 15mins: self recovery Jan ...
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How to change grub defaults?

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 and Grub 0.97, I've created /etc/default/grub (according to example in menu.lst): defoptions= howmany=all But every-time when update-grub is executed quite splash is appended ...
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Not able to installl mysql-server ubuntu

I'm not able to install mysql-server on ubuntu 10.04 I had installed mysql but it was giving this error ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket ...
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I can't ssh to remote server on only one wireless network

I am having problems trying to ssh to a remote server from my wireless at work. I tried removing the .ssh folder and such but I can't make it work. At first, I found it was a wireless driver problem ...
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accessing sites made by ISPConfiog 3 on vps openvz

suppose my vps ip is: 91.41.32.158 (is at random) if i connect my browser to http://91.41.32.158 i see the "it works" apache page. I installed ISPConfig 3, created a client and a site, let's suppose ...
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how i can use windows vpn connection file in ubuntu?

i have a windows vpn. how i can use this vpn in Ubuntu 10.04. i don't what's this vpn gateway or other configuration items. my VPN file content is: [usa] Encoding=1 Type=2 AutoLogon=0 ...
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CouchDB Errors: “undefined symbol: js_fgets” on Ubuntu 10.04

ServerFault Community. I have been wrestling with this problem for weeks without resolution and was hoping that someone here might be able to help. As indicated above, this is in Ubuntu 10.04 (x86) ...
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How can I setup my machine so my web application accepts connections from remote machines?

I have a Ruby on Rails web application running on my computer (Ubuntu 10.04) that I'd like to be able to access from a remote machine. My server is mongrel but I have no problem installing another if ...
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Apache2 Service started twice

My apache2 web-server starts twice and wont bind, so i have to do this: sudo netstat -nap | grep 0.0.0.0:443 sudo kill -9 1243 sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart Is there any way i can make a script ...
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solr is killing my server by taking a lot of resources

I have Ubuntu 9.10 server with 12G Ram/Quad Core/HD 80GB RAID. and i have installed solr lucidworks-enterprise-installer-1.7 on it to index a small database (about 20k articles). once our editors ...
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403 Forbidden error

I do have Ubuntu desktop 10.04 which all my php web application folder resides at the var/www,copying all files to ubuntu desktop 11.10 var/www folder and run it at the browser with url: ...