Ubuntu server 9.10 - remote access from outside the localnetwork

-linux newbie-I've just build this home server with Ubuntu server 9.10And i have open ssh on it.I've made a static ip 192.168.*.*Question is ... if i want to access my server from outside the network with putty or NX how will i do that?what is my server ip than?pls advice for a newbie in linux and s ...

Ubuntu server 9.10 - with Xubuntu- Desktop how to stop gdm

-linux newbie-i installed xubuntu on my ubuntu server 9.10trying to stop the gdm and get back to shelli tried <code>gdm stop</code> doesn't work also <code>/etc/init.d/gdm stop</code> doesn't workanybody has a suggestion? ...

Connecting to a Wireless Network in Ubuntu Server 9.10

Hello, good day. I have recently set up an Ubuntu Server (9.10) on a Dell Latitude CPx. I have no wireless card in the computer, so have a wireless USB card (b/g) plugged in. I want to connect to my router, which has WPA security. How would I go about this? ...

Building web server on ubuntu server 9.10

Hi, I've been doing lots of googling about building a webserver using ubuntu server 9.10 but I got notthing. I mean, a lot of info I read was helpful but it does not work under my circumstances at all. So I want some help from Ununtu geeks. Just reminder I have'nt grasped the concepts of the web ser ...

Installing Ubuntu Server 8.10 with Raid 1

Have an old windows server that crashed and i am wiping it out and putting ubuntu server 8.10 on it.. only problem i have is its currently in a hardware Raid 1 and ubuntu sees them as 2 different drives not one.. so i have SCSI 3 and SCSI 4..how can i get it to realize its a mirror? heres what the s ...

ubuntu server 8.10 apache 2.2

Hello! I installed ubuntu server 8.10 then installed ubuntu desktop that way I would have a GUI. everything works good except the apache 2.2 server. I cant unlock the /var/www file to be able to edit the index.html to make the webpage. I also cant put anything into the directory. Any help would be m ...

MythBuntu on Ubuntu Server 8.10?

Hi, I am an absolute beginner to Linux and I am considering installing Ubuntu Server 8.10 on my IBM x346 server. I want to use Ubuntu Server because I want to set the server up as a mail and proxy server for my home network.I want to also use this server as a MythTV server, My question; Will this wo ...

New User would like GUI in Ubuntu Server 8.10

I have just literally installed Ubuntu Server 8.10 and when it boots up all I get is the terminal. I log in using the username and password that I established during setup. Here is what I would like to be able to do. Have a GUI. I don't know Linux enough to do it all from the command line. Maybe som ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10 rc wireless networking

there, I'm trying to set up an office server for my web design business. Something I can use to test out my clients website, and something that I can use as a development server for ruby on rails.I've installed Ubuntu Server 8.10 with LAMP and samba, but I need some help connecting to my wireless ne ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 Bluetooth Pairing

Good day all. Another day and another question.Im trying to pair my cellphone to my ubuntu server 9.10 and from all the tutorials ive read one should use the bluetooth icon. however i dont have a icon as this is server.hcitool scan does find my cellphone. and from my cellphone i can scan and it show ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10 will not boot - no users

Hi, if you answer my question please assume I know NOTHING, because that's exactly how much I know about Linux.I'm in a networking class and we have Ubuntu Server 8.10 installed on a VMware Player on a Vista machine. We were doing some work on the LDAP, I think we added a new user and the we install ...

Serving Mail / Postfix / Ubuntu Server 9.10

I'm having trouble setting up the Postfix mail server on Ubuntu Server 9.10. Which forum should I go to to get assistance setting up the mail server on Ubuntu? ...

Install MySQL Enterprise Ubuntu Server 9.10

I feel like im missing something simple. I am trying to install MySQL Enterprise Server 5.1.40sp1 - Pro on Ubuntu Server 9.10.The available install files on the MySQL site are for SuSE(tar,RPM), RHEL(tar,RPM), Generic Linux(tar), and Source TAR and zip.I have tried the Generic Linux tar and have had ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 not seeing all harddrives

I'm running ubuntu server 9.10 and having an issue using a TR8M-B (http://www.sansdigital.com/towerraid/tr8mb.html) external harddrive enclosure.The problem is that ubuntu is only seeing the first harddrive when I do sudo fdisk -l.It's connected to my computer through a 4 port sata PCI card (http:// ...

Ubuntu [Server, 9.10] Memory leak

I have recently build an Atom box as a home server (Atom 330, 2 gigs RAM) and put Ubuntu Server 9.10 on it. Over time, used memory as reported by top goes up and up, but there seem to be no processes that are taking up much memory. Before I last rebooted, to reported 1997532k used, but said that rto ...

Problem running Twonky Media on Ubuntu Server 8.10

Hello, I recently tried to install Twonky Media version 5.0 on Ubuntu Server 8.10. I followed both the manual installation instructions and the script installation instructions, and I am having the same error each time.Whenever I try to run the twonkymedia .sh file or run the twonkymedia file it tel ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10, bad apt sources, unable to update

i recently downloaded and installed ubuntu server 8.10. so far i am happy with the base intallation, but i wanted to install some other programs, and for some reason, apt-get update gives me a bunch of errors, mainly cannot resolve the servers. what should i do fix the apt sources file? i can ping o ...

SoftRAID 1 Ubuntu server 8.10

I need to set up a RAID1 volume in Ubuntu server 8.10.I've got 3 disks.IDE 80gb - single disk - /SATA 1024gb - RAID1 - /var/vm <-- not yet set upSATA 1024gb - RAID1 - /var/vm <-- not yet set upSo.. I have installed my system on my 80gb disk drive, and I have run apt-get update, apt-get upgrade ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10 (LAMP inst): PHP5 not working

I just installed Ubuntu Server 8.10, LAMP.Everything seems to work perfectly well, except that PHP-code will not be parsed, or at least does not show in any browser, on any client.I tried to verify various config options and they all seem fine and all according to instructions ( default config that ...

VNC Server on Ubuntu Server 8.10 - Works Local, not across network

So I've installed Ubuntu Server 8.10, then installed xfce on it, and got a vnc server setup using the tutorial I found here:http://www.movingtofreedom.org/2007/02/16/howto-remote-desktop-with-vnc-in-ubuntu-edgy-gnu-linux/(and along the way I installed vnc viewer so that I could test)Locally, I can d ...

Turning Ubuntu Server 7.10 into an HTPC

I am currently running Ubuntu Server 7.10 headless as my file server. Recently I have come in need of an HTPC and I am thinking of using the server. My question before I get started, is if I install some kind of desktop environment, can I configure it so it does NOT load be default? What I mean is, ...

Mounting a Firewire HFS+ Drive on Ubuntu Server 8.10

HelloI am trying to get an ubuntu server 8.10 (Running on a spare mac mini) rig to mount a LaCie HFS+ formatted firewire disk. So far, no luck, it does not seem to automount and throws up errors such as [31535.260418] ohci1394: fw-host0: SelfID is inconsistent [0x807f8896/0x807f8896][31535.260465] o ...

Install Ubuntu Server 7.10 without needing to boot from usb or cd

I have an old Gateway Solo 5300 and I plan to use it as a test server running Ubuntu Server 7.10 as an OS. However, the cd drive does not work and the flash drive only works after I log in to windows (xp service pack 2). I am wondering if it is possible to install the ubuntu server OS in windows and ...

upgrade of kernel fails (ubuntu server 9.10 amd64)

The following is a subset of error messages I'm getting when trying to do "apt-get upgrade" or "apt-get dist-upgrade" on a machine running ubuntu server 9.10 amd64:Preparing to replace linux-image-2.6.31-22-server 2.6.31-22.60 (using .../linux-image-2.6.31-22-server_2.6.31-22.65_ ...

Ubuntu server 9.10 hangs at retrieving libc6-udeb

When installing Ubuntu Server 9.10 (onto a gatewar 6400), it hangs at the screen Retrieving libc6-udeb. How do I fix this? ...

Installing Ubuntu Server 9.10 over my current Ubuntu

Hi, I want to install Ubuntu Server 9.10 over my current ubuntu, which is 8.04, desktop.It is a dual boot, with windows XP, the current ubuntu installation may be completely deleted.Should this be possible without any difficulties and without reinstalling windows XP? Or is there anything I should be ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10, encrypted Raid1 (mdadm, cryptsetup) degraded after reboot

as you will notice I am quite new to working/setting up ubuntu. I yesterday created an encrypted raid 1 device, which worked fine until restart. My system consists of: EPIA V700, sys on compact flash, 2x WD 2TB hard disks, Ubuntu Server 9.10. Here's what happened so farcfdisk #create full size prima ...

kernel booting errror in virtual ubuntu server 8.10

Friends help me in this-Am getting tis error after installing ubuntu server 8.10 in sun virtual box and trying to boot for the first time... "This kernel requires following features not present on the cpu pae unable to boot please use the appropriate kernel for your cpu." currently am usin ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 Fresh Install

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu Server using version 9.10.Hardware Config:1 - 160GB Drive - (Will be used as primary for Server OS, LAMP, DNS, Apache, File Sharing installs)2 - 1 TB drives (Would like to setup RAID1 for the data storage)I have installed Ubuntu Server 9.10 successfully on the 160GB dr ...

Issue with ubutnu 9.10 ans ubuntu server 9.10 i386

i installed ubuntu server 9.10 on my desktop (compaq dual core 2GoRam) on dual boot with vistaafter installation ot the os, and the installation of ubuntu desktop, i had a problem, in fact i cant use my ubuntu, it bug every time i wanna use firefox, or open a directory, nothing can be user, keyboard ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 Chroot LAMP stack and SSH

How do you chroot Apache, MySQL, PHP, and SSH in Ubuntu Server 9.10? I want to chroot them in a directory /chroot. ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 AMD64 Installation Help

I am new to ubuntu server so any detail help you can give is very much appreciated. I am trying to install a Ubuntu Server 9.10 AMD64 to my HP DV5000 laptop. However, every time I have selected English and Click to Install Ubuntu Server and to to the point where it flashes "Start Log ....(somet ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 Install Problems

First time Ubuntu installer here. :confused:1) trying to install Ubuntu Server 9.10 64-bit with VMware player onto my DELL XPS Studio desktop. The desktop is a Intel i7 CPU with a 64bit Windows7 operating system. It is a new machine.2) Using Easy Install to install Ubuntu. Install from the ubuntu-9. ...

Graphic Problem during install of Ubuntu Server 9.10

I'm attempting to install ubuntu server 9.10 x32 on my laptop. The problem is that when I try to install it, the graphics in the installation process will be shifted to the left. For example what should be in the upper left hand corner of my screen, will be moved over to the center of my screen. Any ...

Ubuntu server 9.10 gets stuck on grub install on a raid volume

My goal is to get a VMWare server up and running and inexpensively as possible, while still maintaining some degree of hardware redundancy to protect against a hard drive failure..I chose ubuntu server (64 bit) because I beleive I can install a working linux host with the minimal amount of overhead, ...

Install Ubuntu Server 9.10 with Lilo by default

Hi! I have an older computer. This computer with Grub not starts.How can I install Lilo by default in the installation of Ubuntu Server 9.10? (Preferably configuring the start options when LiveCD starts with F6, please). ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 does not install

When trying to install Ubuntu Server 9.10 it fails with an indication that it cannot complete the kernel installation. On the same machine Ubuntu Server 8.04 installs properly.The subject computer is a bit aged (Pentium 3 SMP, that uses SCSI drives).The Ubuntu Website doesn't make it easy to downloa ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 does not install

When trying to install Ubuntu Server 9.10 it fails with an indication that it cannot complete the kernel installation. On the same machine Ubuntu Server 8.04 installs properly.The subject computer is a bit aged (Pentium 3 SMP, that uses SCSI drives).The Ubuntu Website doesn't make it easy to downloa ...

upgrading from Ubuntu Server 7.10

We just had our mail server running on Ubuntu Server 7.10 last year. A computer company set it up for us and it's really pricey. Now it seems that this OS is no longer supported and we need to upgrade the OS. I am a newbie in Ubuntu, I only know a few basic terminal commands. I want to help our comp ...

Installing Ubuntu Server 8.10 on Dell PE 1800

Sorry if this is too basic, but I have been trying.I have a Dell PowerEdge 1800 with dual Xeon 3.0 GHz processors and 3x75 Gb disks configured in RAID 5 on which I am trying to install a Ubuntu Server 8.10. The server has been happily running Windows Server 2003, but we no longer need this applicati ...

No access to keyboard when install Ubuntu Server 8.10

I am new to Ubuntu. I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 8.10 on a small Cappucino PC. I have burned the image successfully on a CD.My Cappucino boots properly and the screen offering the language selection is displayed, but I have no access to my keyboard or my mouse to confirm the choice. Therefor ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10 on Epia 5000

Having a bit of an issue trying to even get Ubunutu Server 8.10 to install. I know from reading the forums that people have issues once installation is complete, but I can't even get that far!I put in the Ubuntu Server 8.10 CD, it boots up with ISOLINUX and then "Loading...boot" and thats ...

can't login to newly installed ubuntu server 8.10 !

I just installed ubuntu server 8.10 and now I cannot login. The password for the dencryption of the disk works fine but when I try to login as a user then it says my password is invalid!The very first time that I did this then I notice it said User Added but then I could not do a sudo update or anyt ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10 No nework interface found

I need some help. I trying to install ubuntu server 8.10 but when i get to the point for configuring the network interface it says no network interface found. Should I just continue with the installation? I find it weird because I tried the onboard adapter and that did not work. I then disabled the ...

Ubuntu Server 8.10 fakeRAID

This solution works for my HP Proliant ML110 G5 E2160.If you already tried this FakeRaidHowto (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FakeRaidHowto) try my solution.When you finish normal Ubuntu Server 8.10 installation, when it asks you to remove CD, switch to console (alt + f2).You must chroot into you ...

Trying to install Fileinfo from Pear for PHP5 on Ubuntu Server 8.10

I trying to install Fileinfo from Pear for PHP5 on Ubuntu Server 8.10This is what happens... any ideas?My Server configurationLinux ns1.com 2.6.27-11-server #1 SMP Thu Jan 29 20:13:12 UTC 2009 x86_64PHP Version 5.2.8-0.dotdeb.1----------------------------------------------This server is protected wi ...

Getting sound to work in Ubuntu Server 9.10

I have an Ubuntu Server 9.10 setup as a LAMP server using the Perfect Server setup over at howtoforge. It's working quite nicely. The system has a sound card in it that I'd like to make active, my goal is to run a script or other app from the BASH that will play a set of MP3 files randomly. I have f ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 sound problems. Permission denied?

I've got a fresh installed Ubuntu Server 9.10 system and I'm having problems with the sound. I have two soundcards, ESI Juli@ and Intel HDMI. Here it goes:$ aplay -laplay: device_list:223: no soundcards fund...$ speaker-testspeaker-test 1.0.20Playback device is defaultStream parameters are 48000Hz, ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10, ssl, security, logs and hardening

In work we are currently decommising a number of older servers, my plan is bring one home to play around with it and install Ubuntu server 9.10. I would like to be able to confidentially install, configure, harden, use SSL, webmin etc in a Linux server environment. At the moment, we only use Windows ...

Ubuntu Server 9.10 Lan connection drops

I got a new low power file server (Atom 330 with ion), but didn't enjoy it since.I installed Ubuntu server 9.10 64bit.I randomly experience connection drops. As I'm installing and testing, there are lots of ssh windows open, I transfer much data using scp from my laptop to the server (all connected ...