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Ubuntu Server help

So I've been using Ubuntu for two years now and love it. I just acquired a ten year old desktop and wanted to use it as a file sharing server. My goal is to just use it to hold movies, music and other useless crap but I want to be able to download that stuff from it. I've read through the Ubuntu Ser ...

Ubuntu Server 10 Expanding Storage

Forgive me.. :) I'm a Microsoft Server guy!! However I have a Ubuntu Server 10.04 installation running about 2TB of storage on a SATA RAID 5 drive set. Its in a custom built tower server. My Ubuntu consultant indicates that we have to conduct a complete rebuild of the server because we cannot swap d ...

how can i edit files owned by root in ubuntu server ?

i have ubuntu server (11.04) and need to edit files owned by root.1-tried logging as root but account disabled . 2- tried sudo but then i have to use command like editor (vi) which i could not figure out how to use it despite reading guides explaining how to do it !3-logging in using winSCP has the ...

Ubuntu Server ISO download corupt?

I have attempted to down load the Ubuntu server 11.04 several times on different machines and from different sites. Each time I have tried to install it on a separate machine it shows the .deb file as corrupt. When I attempted to install the server at first, it would only let me install apps manuall ...

File Redundancy on Ubuntu Server 11.04?

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, and Linux in general, but the latest releases have really made an impression on me I'm willing to convert. I have a simple home server used for file backup and printing duties that runs on Windows Home Server. However, the upcoming release of this requires a dual-core pc, an ...

Ubuntu Server GUI

I have a machine running Ubuntu server, and I would like to be able to watch videos on it using either mplayer or VLC. Anyone know what packages I need to get this to work?If I could eventually get Firefox to work, that would be nice as well.All help is appreciated. ...

Please help: ubuntu server 10.04 doesn't boot into desktop

I've installed Ubuntu server 10.04 and then installed Gnome desktop on top of it, because I am new to Linux and its command line, I need the GUI desktop to help me get around. However, the problem I got is that the server doesn't boot into the GUI desktop when powered on. It's booting into a shell l ...

Installing eAccelerator in Ubuntu Server

Hello, I have followed a multitude of tutorials online on how to install eAccelerator in Ubuntu Server, all of which mostly follow the same path http://tinyurl.com/avp2t3 - to which I followed the instructions exactly.I have eAccelerator installed and the .so is in /usr/lib/php5/20060613/I have the ...

Automate an Ubuntu server install with Capistrano

Ubuntu Machine is a set of Open Source Capistrano recipes - packaged as a gem - that allows you to automate the setup of a machine running Ubuntu Server 8.0.4.Those recipes allows you to easily install/setup : SSH, iptables, MySQL, Apache, PHP, Ruby (+ Ruby Enterprise Edition), Rails, Phusion Passen ...

how to host a website with ubuntu server os ?

i had install ubuntu server , now i want to host my website from my system with ubuntu server os ...how to achieve this ? ...

Ubuntu server os alongside windows?

can i instal ubuntu server alongside windows 7 or it should the only os on my machine , i m installing server os coz i need to run a website from my system !and from where i can learn some good cli for operating server o.s bcoz i dont know how to operate on cli i m a windows user so facing this prob ...

Is Ubuntu server for me?

So Im one of the Ubuntu users who likes the GUI and rarely if ever runs anything in the terminal. I find myself in need of a half decent VPS server that can run windows programs with not much fuss. I have a provider I trust. Who offers this package:Guaranteed RAM256 MBBurstable RAM512 MBDisk Space20 ...

Installing Ubuntu Server

I am installing Ubuntu Server. I have CentOS on my Hard drive now but I want to wipe that clean and install Ubuntu Server over it. Which option should I choose in order to do that? I was thinking about manually deleting each of the spaces but it seems to be taking very long. Not sure if this is the ...

Ubuntu server and ubuntu desktop cant talk to eachother

I've got ubuntu 10.10 loaded on my actual PC, and I'm still pretty new with it. On the same PC I'm running virtualbox that's running ubuntu server 10.04. I'm just messing around with it, finding out that its pretty cool, and easy to use. But anyhow, I set the virtual server up as a simple samba file ...

ubuntu 10.10 or ubuntu server ?

if i want to practice a lot of programming (server side ) like python , perl , php, css,mysql etc and also c, c++,java and advance java then which os will suite my requirement wheather ubuntu 10.10 or ubuntu server ..help me plz ...dont provide me unnecessary links plz ....i need a short & sweet ...

Ubuntu Server Transfer Size Limit?

I have installed Ubuntu server 10.10 and I have everything up and running but I am noticing a transfer size limitation (22gb) when I drag my files onto my network drive.I have mapped the share folder as a network drive and it always shows 22.0 GB free of 26.3 GB. It is a 3 TB drive.Anyone have any i ...

Ubuntu Server not booting?

I installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 on my Dell Poweredge 600SC. I was promoted to restart my server. I restarted my server and it gave m the no OS installed :confused:. Any help would be awesome. Also I am a brand new to Linux server stuff... ...

Ubuntu Server Issues

I just installed Ubuntu Server and I have a Netgear USB Wireless Dongle thing, I tried pinging my router and I don't think it has Wireless Drivers. Can I install some drivers via USB Flashdrive? and also how?:confused::confused::confused: ...

Ubuntu Server does not want to connect

So recently I decided to go from a Windows based server to a Linux based server and decided to use Ubuntu Server edition. It was working fine and I believed to have accidentally messed with files I was not supposed to be messing with and now it does not want to connect to the internet.I was getting ...

??Ubuntu Server 10.10 Wireless Networking??

So ive recently tried out Ubuntu Server 10.10, install went well except for configuring with DHCP, for some unknown reason, so i chose configure later.So now I have no idea on how to configure wireless devices via the command line.The ifconfig command produces the following device:loIt does not yiel ...

install ubuntu server on USB

I have installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 on a usb drive on one of my old laptops. I used USB for installation since my internal HDD had some issues. My concern (which i noticed later) is that the USB which I used for Server generally shows /dev/sdb1 but if i use the other pendrives (on different usb por ...

Ubuntu Server help/direction for newb

I am new to this forum, and a newb to, well a lot of things,I have project that I want to work on for my Dad, and I am looking for a little direction. I am making a database for tracking loads, expenses, and customers. I want it to be stored on a server and accessible from laptop that he takes on th ...

Ubuntu Server 10.4 - extremely frustrating

Hi, I am really new to Ubuntu and not an IT pro as most of the posters seem to be. I installed server 10.10 and through similar problems to the one described below re-installed it four times before installing server 10.4 and getting the same problems. It is really frustrating.The goal is to use ubun ...

Ubuntu Server FTP 'Permission Denied'

I'm setting up a web server using ubuntu server 10.10 and apache2I can access the server using fireFTP and view the directory structure but when I try to copy files to it I get "Permission Denied" error.The directory I'm trying to copy to is /var/www/me.co.ukI'm guessing I need to setup so ...

Ubuntu server 64bit and hardware

I have an old pc that I am using as a server and wish to install ubuntu server 64bit on it.I have a broadband connection provided by sky and the broadband is going to plugged into the server.Firstly - can I set up ubuntu as a firewall to stop unwanted hackers, as a web server for hosting my own webs ...

How to install a second hard drive with UBUNTU server already installed on current HD

How to install a second hard drive with UBUNTU server already installed on the current hard drive?OK I'm trying to install my second hard drive i have it plugged in and now I just want to know how do I access it so I can boot and load a regular OS on it. what are the steps I should take from start u ...

Ubuntu Server: Hot Repartition?

I'm running Ubuntu server and would like to know if I can repartition without reinstall.My server has 4 200 GB raid drives which are being used by the main Ubuntu 64 bit O/S and file system, but I have also 2 75 GB drives I want to add.(which are already installed.Ubuntu recognizes these drives, but ...

ubuntu server beginner

there anybody who knows what to do..i've set up a oracle vm virtualbox and ubuntu server 10.10 inside it. Ubuntu loads just fine.. but i dont know what to do next. It is console based. Can somebody suggest me what to do next because im a newbie in linux and want to be familiar in setting up a server ...

Ubuntu Server 10.10 Private Cloud One Box

I recently purcahsed a DELL T110 for home use. Goal to run some virtural machines on it.Currently trying get Ubuntu server 10.10 Enterprise Cloud running on it. Problem is only have one machine.I have cycled through various installs usinghttps://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC/CDInstalhttps://help.ubu ...

Need help running setting up Ubuntu Server and Raid

I have just put Wubi on my laptop to test run Ubuntu and like it a lot so far.My plan is to build a server running Ubuntu to act as storage for all my other computers.Since so many parts of this whole process is new I would like to get as much advice as possible so i do it right the first time. The ...

GPFS on a recent (2.6.20) kernel (Ubuntu server)

One of my test servers happens to run Ubuntu server with a recent kernel (2.6.20-16) and I'd like to get GPFS on it. Unfortunately the compatibility layer does not compile. The Autoconfig does not, so I've filled in site.mcr manually.In my site.mcr I've defined these values:#define GPFS_LINUX #defin ...

Remote Access of SQL in Ubuntu server 10.10

Anybody can help..I installed ubuntu server 10.10 and joomla 1.5.22 and was successfully done.. My problem is how to update my sql in ubuntu server 10.10 because I want to upload my new sql in ubuntu server... ...

Ubuntu server (11.04) - Shared folders and permissions

I'm new using ubuntu and ubuntu server, I installed ubuntu server (11.04) and Samba in a HP Proliant ML110 G6 server to host a MSAccess database and other windows files, this files will be used and modified by several windows machines (win xp, vista and 7) wich are connected to the HP server via a w ...

Ubuntu server (11.04) - Shared folders and permissions

I'm new using ubuntu and ubuntu server, I installed ubuntu server (11.04) and Samba in a HP Proliant ML110 G6 server to host a MSAccess database and other windows files, this files will be used and modified by several windows machines (win xp, vista and 7) wich are connected to the HP server via a w ...

Ubuntu server 10.04 hangs on reboot

I am new to ubuntu/linux. I decided to build an ubuntu server to replace a failed Win2000 file server. I am having a power issue I need to resolve which is causing thebox to reboot unexpectedly. Upon starting it displays the following:fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2/dev/sda1 was not cleanly unmounted ...

can't install Ubuntu server v. 10.10

I recently updated to newest ver. 10.10 of Ubuntu server on a 32 bit machine only to find out that it just won't install all the way. It stops somewhere after configuring for the keyboard. I set up my usb flash drive to install this new ver. of Ubuntu. ...

What should I do with my Ubuntu server?

I was just wondering what, what should I do with my Ubuntu server? What are some cool server applications I should be running on it?I have a Windows 2008R2 Server with Hyper-V and an Ubuntu 10.4 32 bit VM. I have set up an ssh server, but that is as far as I have gone. My Windows host server handles ...

Ubuntu server configuration. how to?

everyone. I just started learning Ubuntu server recently. I have two computers connected to one router. I installed ubuntu server 10.10 on the desktop, but don't know how to get the laptop communicated with the server. Basically I need to install some softwares on the server end, and I could use tho ...

How can I remotely access my office Ubuntu server from home?

I need to access my Ubuntu server at office. But here are the issues.1. There's only a static IP within the LAN.2. There's no GUI on the server.3. I need to do both ssh and access phpmyadmin on it.Can someone clarify how this can be achieved? ...

How to change resolution on ubuntu server 10.10?

Does anyone know how to change resolution on ubuntu server?I need 1280x960 ...

Ubuntu server x64 10.04] Trying to install OpenLDAP with PostgreSQL...

Hi! I'm currently trying to install OpenLDAP in a 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.04, and I trying to install it with PostgreSQL with UnixODBC (is iODBC better?) as its database. I tried several tutorials but they seem to give me errors like "Cannot contact LDAP server" or something.The tutorials ...

ubuntu server questions

i have recently installed ubuntu server on one of my computers that i want to make a "elite proxy" out of is there some tutorial that i could use to make that happen i want to be able to hook my laptop up to it and go through that way ...

Ubuntu Server Setup

im new to the ubuntu server....today got new IBM server to setup...so i already created the RAID using the megaRAID setting...after that i want to setup the ubuntu server but stuck at the disk detaction....there are bunch list of the driver there but i dont know which one it is....i already tried us ...

Ubuntu Server install off screen

Just thought I'd have a play with ubuntu server.The problem is that the left hand half of the screen is off the side of the screen.The monitor is at full horizontal adjustment.This happens with this monitor whenever its running in 800x600 resolution.Runing in 1024x786 is fine.Is there a way I can fo ...

ubuntu server 10.10 falls to sleep

My problem is that my ubuntu server 10.10 falls to sleep after a while... That means all the software (apache, transmission,...) can't by accessed by a webbased interface..Than when i press a key, it all works again..Anyone have a solution for this? its quiet annoying... ...

ubuntu Server

I have downloaded and installed ubuntu server (64 bit) ver 10.10 and installed it on my VMWare virtual machine. I also have GNOME 2.32.0 version installed. When I select from the menu Applications-->Programming-->Root, I am seeing the following error message:Could not launch 'ROOT'Failed to ex ...

Which is the most stable Ubuntu Server OS version?

I need to know which is the most stable Ubuntu Server OS version? Is 9.10 or 10.04? And also I need to know the end date of support period of Ubuntu Server OS 9.10. ...

Talking Ubuntu Server Network User Management

I have experiences in Network User Management in Windows Server 2003 by using active directory. But I wasn't able to find such a method in Ubuntu Server. I found some methods to integrate Ubuntu PCs with Windows Server 2003 Active Directory. But I need to know is there a method like Active Directory ...

Replace Video Card on Ubuntu Server 8.04.4LTS

I have a couple of questions for the board. I've been looking around here for a couple of days for anyone else that's had my particular concern, but everything I'm reading relates to GUI versions of Ubuntu.The system in question:Ubuntu Server 8.04.4 LTS LAMP installation, fully updated. Hardware is ...