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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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How to Run vnc4server on Ubuntu in Certain Resolution?

There's a headless Ubuntu instance used as a host for our build server. I have some UI code that requires some graphical output. Installing a vnc4server and redirecting a DISPLAY to it worked like a ...
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Ubuntu VM Guest - Samba Service Not Accessible from VM Host via Hostname

I have a Windows 7 Laptop Workstation with a Ubuntu 10.10 VM running in Virtual Box 3.2.12 r68302. I recently updated Samba and winbind, and since the update, I am unable to access the machine via ...
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Ubuntu networking issue: two specific machines cannot browse web while connected to network at the same time

I have setup a secure wireless network which works very well except for two laptops running Ubuntu 10.10 that can't access the Internet via a browser at the same time. They can both ping sites, wget ...
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How to setup equivalent USVIDEO.ORG DNS-Proxy on Linux

I have a VPS in the USA running Ubuntu. I want to setup something similar to http://www.usvideo.org Basically, USVIDEO is a DNS service that allows Canadians to access American content like Hulu, ...
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HAProxy being killed with more that 54,000 connections

I am trying to run HAProxy (1.4.8) on a EC2 machine running Ubuntu 10.04. I need HAProxy to be able to handle many thousands of long-running persistent connections (websockets). With the current setup ...
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View changelog of all packages to be upgraded before upgrading

When using synaptic on my Ubuntu desktop computer i can review all changelog of all the packages to be upgraded, and unselect a package for upgrade if I want. On my desktop I usually install ...
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Two NICs, one server

I have two NICs on a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Both are config'd be dhcp. Both cards are on the same lan with same gateway. everything about the cards is the same except the IPs they get, ...
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How to remove all Couchdb versions in Ubuntu 10.04 (server)? ( after multiple installs )

I have done multiple installs of CouchDB using sudo aptitude install couchdb sudo ap-get install couchdb and more recently based on the instructions found at L ...
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can ping other mechines but other mechines can not ping me

Inside the Virtual Machine ,running Ubuntu, I can ping outside machines and can even connect to the internet, but outside machines can not ping me except my host Windows machine, The VMware Image ...
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Encrypted partitions with redundancy on ubuntu server

Hey I have to make a file system with an encrypted partition with on ubuntu server. something like Unencrypted: / - 10 GB /home - 10GB /var - 5GB -------------- Encrypted: /opt - 50GB This I can ...
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Fully Qualified Domain name on Ubuntu Server

I've setup a LAMP server on Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid) and have also installed Virtualmin. This is my first attempt at setting up a server of any sort. I set up one virtual host using Virtualmin and so far ...
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Unable to SSH to EC2

I downloaded the cert-xxx.pem and pk-xxx.pem files and also the keypair.pem and moved it all to the /.ssh folder on my Ubuntu client machine. this is what I get when I try to SSH with -v at the end ...
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permanent NAS-mount in Ubuntu - wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock

My network drive shows up in the file browser, just like my external usb-harddrive. Moving, running and editing files works. Hovering over it shows smb://lacie-2big/nasdisk . BUT, when I want to save ...
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apache2 on ubuntu 10.04

does apache2 from apt-get on ubuntu come with sendfile pre-installed?
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/usr/bin/sshd isn't linked against PAM on one of my systems. What is wrong and how can I fix it?

I'm using AD as my user account server with ldap. Most of the servers run with UsePam yes except this one, it has lack of pam support on sshd. root@linserv9:~# ldd /usr/sbin/sshd ...
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Installing packetfence

I asked in the Ubuntu area, but thought I would get a better answer here. Was anyone able to install packetfence on Ubuntu 10? I tried a tutorial, but didn't have any luck. Some of the services ...
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Ubuntu (desktop) server needed for school

I need to build an ubuntu server for school, but I hate with a passion command line interfaces. I need a server with a desktop, like the current win server 2003 (which has crashed, ugh). This server ...
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ubuntu 10.04; kvm bridged networking not working with public ip addresses

I have a dedicated hosted server box with ubuntu 10.04 64 bit installed. I would like to run kvm with ubuntu 8.04 installed for some php 5.2 compatible apps(they don't work right with php 5.3, the ...
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/var/lib/ureadahead/debugfs using up disk space

Running Ubuntu 10.04 and nearly all my drive space is gone. # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ubuntu-root 7.3G 6.6G 327M 96% / none ...
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xf86OpenConsole: Cannot open /dev/tty0 (No such file or directory) [closed]

root@mazgalici:~# startx X.Org X Server 1.7.6 Release Date: 2010-03-17 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-28-server i686 Ubuntu Current Operating System: Linux ...
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Why is ntpd not updating the time on my server?

I have ntpd running on my server. It's all the default settings, except I commented out its ability to be a server to other machines: # restrict -4 default kod notrap nomodify nopeer noquery ...
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Sudo asks for password twice with LDAP authentication

I have Ubuntu 8.04 LTS machine and Windows 2003 AD domain. I have succesfully set up that I can log in with domain username and password, using domain prefix, like "domain+username". Upon login to ...
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Should I be using iptables or ufw?

I know of iptables. I know of ufw. I've been using ufw in the past just because it's easier to setup and use. However, which one should I be using? Is iptables more secure? Is ufw more stable? I ...
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DNS lookup failures while accessing my website some proxy error

Here is a situation until today morning,every thing has been working perfectly fine with me. From past 6 months many of my domains wer accessible as http://site1.myserver.com ...
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What FTP server should I use?

I'd like a FTP server that would serve only some of my user's home directory. Note that I don't want to enable ssh access for those users and the FTP should serve /home/username/ and nothing else. For ...
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Set up a root server using Ubuntu and Virtualization

I'd like to setup a fresh root server and install a linux based virtualization on it. My thoughts are on: Intel VTs Hardware Ubuntu 9.10 KVM based virt. The access to the root server will only be ...
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s3fs: how to force remount on errors?

I use s3fs 1.33 on Ubuntu 9.10. Regularily it gives me errors like this: rsync: writefd_unbuffered failed to write 4 bytes to socket [sender]: Broken pipe (32) rsync: close failed on ...
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How to force s3fs mount on boot

I'm using s3fs 1.33 on Ubuntu 9.10 x86. I mount it manually with this command: sudo /usr/bin/s3fs mybucket /mnt/s3/mybucket -ouse_cache=/tmp How can I force the mount on boot? I guess that I have ...
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Ubuntu: Move fsbackup backups to Amazon S3

I have a legacy server (Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic x86), where previous admin set up backups with fsbackup. This server lives in a VPS (under some kind of Xen), and it is low on HDD space (16 GB total). Now ...
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Cherokee web server on Ubuntu Lucid

I've been trying to find some decent tutorials on how to set up a recent release of Cherokee webserver on Ubuntu (or equivalent Linux distros) which outline how to setup the webserver, mysql, ...
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RAID 5 heavy IO hard freezes Ubuntu: Why?

I have a software RAID 5 partition on LVM in Ubuntu (desktop, actually, but I'm using it as a server). I have been rsyncing a ton of data to it, and the computer was hard freezing, as in I needed to ...
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Thunderbird segmentation fault problem

Hey all, my thunderbird crashes few seconds after it boots up regardless of in safe mode or normal, here is a strace log: http://pastebin.com/tccfYwcD I've searched google, ubuntu forums, and mozilla ...
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Weird cyrillic characters behavior after uploading to Ubuntu production server

When i upload my rails app via SFTP to production server which is running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS all cyrillic characters in my files look like this: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/347209/chars.png As you can ...
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How To Setup DNS

I have a brand new, dedicated server. And I am lost, on how to setup the DNS. Can I use free service like DynDNS, or Xname. Is it better to install BIND9 and host my self the DNS server. But I ...
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KVM-Guest does not boot: qemudParsePCIDeviceStrs

I have a Server running Ubuntu 10.10 Server-Edition kvm, and libvirt (both ubuntu-native packages) HDD-Partitioning was done with LVM. Then I created some VMs with Virt-Manager and assigned ...
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How to start a s3ql script automatically on boot?

I've been experimenting with s3ql on Ubuntu 10.04, using it to mount Amazon S3 buckets. However, I'd really like it to mount them automatically. Does anyone know how to do that? Solution: Thanks ...
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changing user in ubuntu

this is my ls -all, the zfapi folder have the root right , how can i change this to www-data. Also Please advise what is the first root and secont root is ? Thanks drwxr-xr-x 4 www-data www-data ...
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Using Exim and Google Apps email as smarthost

I have a server setup to use exim4 and google apps as my smarthost. But I get errors when the to address is not the one I use to authenticate to google and it seems to drop all return addresses that ...
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FSCK error in superblock causing Ubuntu Linux 64 bit failed to boot?

Today for strange reason, one of my Ubuntu 64 bit server Linux VM failed to start ? it stopped in the FSCK scan status with the error as attached. few days back I've added new hard disk ...
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Best way to run virtual servers on a ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on a physical box. For web development testing purposes I would like to set up several virtual servers ( Ubuntu, Windows XP with IE6, Windows XP with IE7, .... ) What is ...
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Ubuntu: On a network with many clients there are two machines that can't access the web via a browser at the same time

Ok I'm pulling my hair out over this one. We have a wireless network with many clients all working well except two Ubuntu clients running 10.10 that can't access the internet via a browser at the same ...
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My server won't relay emails from Outlook but I can receive

When I sent an email from Outlook to my server, I get a "Relay Access Denied" error. I don't know what settings to change in the mailer. I can receive mails fine. Outlook is marked for SMTP not ...
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VSFTPD: Cannot figure this thing out

Alright, I've been giving this the best that I can, reading through various tutorials on google, but I cannot seem to get vsftpd running the way I want. For a short while I had it working with one ...
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need recommendation for running PHP/Zend based optimizer

Firstly, I must admit that I don't know much about setting up PHP beyond the basics. I have an Ubuntu 10.04 server system (hosted) running primarily as an FTP store for a commercial store software. ...
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Setting up Shibboleth to secure part of a website

I've installed the Shibboleth module for apache on Ubuntu 10.04 using aptitude to install libapache2-mod-shib2 as per ...
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SSH to an ubuntu machine using avahi

I have an ubuntu box that I connect to using avahi. Connecting to that box works fine for all services (I regularly use AFP, SSH and SMB on it) but I've noticed that whenever I connect to it from a ...
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Ubuntu box static routing problem

I'm trying to configure a ubuntu server to be a router. This is my interface configuration (eth2 connects to my WAN, eth0 to my LAN): auto eth2 iface eth2 inet static address 192.168.0.249 ...
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nginx does not use variables set in /etc/environment on system reboot, but does when restarted from shell

I have a Rails app running on nginx/passenger. It restarts happily in a shell using sudo /etc/init.d/nginx stop|start|restart. But Passenger throws an error when the system is rebooted: "Missing the ...
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MySQL Master-Master replication generating thousands of log files

Today, I checked the /var/lib/mysql/ directory of a server in a master-master replication setup and noticed there were about 3,600 slave-relay.00xxxx files in there (where "xxxx" is an incrementing ...