new to linux need help setting up ubuntu server

I am setting up a tripple boot on my laptop for experimenting. I currently have Vista Home Premium and am in the process of setting up Ubuntu server for a small home network. I have run the CD and rebooted into Ubuntu. I am stuck in a DOS-like screen. Can someone please tell me how I canget into a G ...

Setting up Ubuntu server

I'm setting up an Ubuntu server and I'm having some issues regarding RAID setup. I've got a few questions:1) What is a RAID setup that you recommend? The only requirement is mirroring.2) With RAID-1 mirroring, when a hard drive fails, will Ubuntu notify you? Is there some way to know when a hard dri ...

First time linux user Setting up ubuntu server but one problem

everyone, Windows user here taking my first shot at setting up a ubuntu server.Everything went good untill I got to the network card, I have an Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter that it did not install. Now I am not sure what to do now.How do I get this thing installed???Can I temp put another ca ...

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 ...

Setting up Ubuntu Server

To begin with i am absolute beginner in linux moreover with linux server, but due to my need i need to learn how to manage linux server for future use. That is when i though to begin my journey with ubuntu server.I have an old computer:Intel Celeron 2.6 socket 47880GB of Hard Driveand unknown mother ...

i need pointers for setting up ubuntu server in my home

I am new to Linux and want to setup a server where in i have many plans to do such as cvs,ssh,......Currently i am having AMD 64 bit Athlon as Desktop machine.My query is can i make my desktop m/c server installing Ubuntu Server Edition?Please provide me pointers... ...

Setting up Ubuntu server

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu server and running into problems. Am new here, and new to Ubuntu server, have used Ubuntu as my primary system now since 7.04, although I still dual-boot into XP for gaming.Problem 1: Unable to see filesystemI set up a new x86 machine for the Ubuntu server project. I am p ...

Setting up Ubuntu Server with Macbook Pro

I have a windows PC and my HD failed just the other day. No worries I didn't need anything there. So I just bought a new HD and someone told me I could set up a server for my photos. I am a photographer.I am such a noob with Ubuntu or Linux is general. I downloaded the Ubuntu Server Edition ISO imag ...

Setting up Ubuntu server as a forwarding device

I have an Ubuntu server together with a small amount of computers. The computers are given a fixed IP-address based on their MAC-address by our local uni. The situation now is that these computers are linked to a switch, which is linked to our university provider. The server has 2 physical ethernetp ...

give some advices on setting up Ubuntu server :)

We have 5 servers here. What we are going to setup is not a Web server. We want to combine these servers to parallel calculating. I have searched for some information. May be cloud computing would be our choice. I don't know whether I am right.and if I decide to use the cloud, is Ubuntu server my be ...

Help setting up ubuntu server ed.

I had recently set up an old computer, and installed ubuntu server ed. on it, plugged it into my router, and I have LAMP installed as well.I really don't know where to go from there, I would like my server to host websites, that's it really. I also have my main PC connected to the same internet netw ...

Setting up UBUNTU SERVER 8.04

hi. i need help and advice on how to install and configure an ubuntu server in our computer laboratory. our laboratory needs are File server, print server, web server and we need user accounts for each student that will authenticate with the server. i have been using ubuntu/edubuntu for over a year ...

Setting up Ubuntu Server for Internet Distribution

Want to set-up Ubuntu Server for distribution of internet bandwidth to a number of users in a networked environment. Users will be on linux/window machines.Need helppkj ...

setting up ubuntu server for wccp

Plain and simple, wondering if anyone here is using a squid box (ubuntu) with their fortigate firewall. I've been trying to get it to work to no avail.I've got my fortigate internal port and firewall policy setup with "set wccp enable" and the system wccp config setup to look for the cache ...

Problems setting up ubuntu server, firefox times out when trying to connect

I have 2 computers...my server is running ubuntu 7.04 and my operating desktop is running Win XP. I'm trying to set up some church database software on the server computer, and setting up the other computer running Windows to connect to this software. I have them currently set up through a crossover ...

Setting up Ubuntu server 6.10

I have just installed the ubuntu 6.10lamp versiondo i need to set up webmin etc and can some one point me to a good tutorial for setting up this production serverKind ...

Problems setting up Ubuntu Server 7.04

Well ive spent days working on this problem and searching for answers with no luck so here goes, oh and sorry if this is the wrong section.im setting up a spare box with ubuntu 7.04 server using this guidehttp://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu6.10_firewall_gatewayNow everything was going fine till i went ...

setting-up ubuntu server edition for local network

i just installed ubuntu 7.04 server edition, on a separate box i need a simple guide on how to configure this server for local or intranet only.need it asap ...

Setting up Ubuntu server - FTP

I downloaded Ubuntu, installed .. setup ssh .. setup user accounts ..I cannot seem to get ftp to work . I setup / installed vsftpdHow do I test if FTP is setup correctly on my machine ??I setup a user (say abc) Then tried to ftp into the box using its IP number and I get "Connect call failed! ...

Setting up Ubuntu Server VPS on 1&1

I have a VPS with 1&1, which i use to host some personal sites. Currently, I am using their default image (CentOS 5 - 64-bit) which comes with Plesk 9. I have been using Plesk to setup everything, but I am now working towards getting rid of Plesk and doing it by myself using the ubuntu image the ...

Setting up ubuntu server 9.10, need help

guys, im trying to set up a 64-bit server 9.10 version, here's what i need it to do;it will be hardwired into my router, with one other computer hardwired and 2 others connected wirelessly. two comps are xp and one is vista. i need to be able to remotely access the server from the vista machine to d ...

Setting up Ubuntu Server for networking?

Since I have decided not to allow myself the ease of a Gui, I am now faced with the dilemma of setting up networking parameters. What file(s) do I edit to adjust network address, subnet mask, gateway, dns servers? I'm stuck until I can check and make changes to these parameters. More fundamentally, ...

Help needed setting up ubuntu server access point with wg311(v1)

Ive spent the last couple of days looking for a way to set this up and cant find the solution anywhere.Maybe someone here has either done it or has some ideas on how to get it done?Right from what iv read so far i understand i have to set the card to master mode but when i trysudo iwconfig wlan0 mod ...

Ubuntu Setting up a server for a website

I am in the process of ordering a hosting from www.linode.com and they are offering an empty hosting where I install everything from scratch.I know a very few information about linux but in a big need for the website and shared hosting is sucks.How or what could be the way to setting up ubuntu serve ...

Ubuntu server guide

Is there a guide to setting up Ubuntu Server as a server for Windows clients?Sorry if this has been asked before ...

Gui administer ubuntu server

and Merry ChristmasI have been working on setting up ubuntu server on a local net work to run my Zen-cart shopping cart software. In my search I have come across a lot of rants about putting a GUI on the server. This is not much help to me. I am disabled and having a desktop is important. Also I kno ...

problems with networking/configuring ubuntu server

Hello. I've have run into some annoying problems while setting up ubuntu server. First off I have installed webmin and torrentflux on the server. I have scoured the filesystem for configuration file to see what ports these programs run on and how to conjure them on a web browser, but alas I have fou ...

how old can the hardware be inorder to run ubuntu server

I would like to build a home server from some old computer parts that I have had laying around for about a year. I would like to use Ubuntu server for it but i don't know if my system can handle it. this is what i have.pentium III 450MHz processor384MB's of RAM32MB graphics card20GB boot driveHeres ...

Ubuntu Server - How to start a program on boot up?

I have realy enjoyed the learning process of setting up Ubuntu Server - the first time I have used Linux.I have reached a point however where I need some help in understanding - How do I configure a program to start up and run each time the Server is booted up?This is the situation:I have a proxy se ...

Ubuntu Server and Raid 5 - Not dual boot

Ok, I've searched and read the top postings on Ubuntu server and Raids, but the ones I've read are tailored to dual booting windows. Here's what I want to build. A simple network accessible raid. I'd like a raid 5 using 3 like IDE drives. (maybe with using one system drive, whichever makes more sens ...

ubuntu server edition

ok im new to the whole server technology thing...but yesterday i decided to do something with my old 7year old compac computer it had a 7gb harddrive and 64 megs of ram but i installed a new 160gb harddrive and 512 megs of ram in addition to the 64 megs it already had, i dedided i wanted to turn it ...

Configure Ubuntu Server Edition as NAS?

Does anyone know of any fairly straightforward howtos for setting up Ubuntu Server edition to act as a NAS box? Searching this forum and general Google searches have not yet turned up anything really suitable, but it must be out there somewhere. :wink: I have fairly basic experience of networking ma ...

ubuntu server and Intel 3945

I just installed Unbuntu Server on my new Dell Vostro 1700 ( I choose 'server' so that it could access > 3GB memory). I suspect that if I hadn't gone with "Server" this wouldn't be an issue, but memory is memory.Anyway, I've got ubuntu-desktop and gdm all installed and working great and ...

Ubuntu Server guide for pure Linux networks

I have been setting up Linux server for some time and find the documentation of a distribution most important, hence my choice of Ubuntu, very large community supporting others.I have been looking for a guide on setting up Ubuntu server for a pure Ubuntu network.For instance what would be the best f ...

christian ubuntu server setup

I am setting up ubuntu server for a proxy filter with dansguardian for our christian school. I have just run across the christian ubuntu and need to know if it is already setup to load all that I want and need to content filter? And also can I set it up so I can log each user that accesses the inter ...

Setting Up a Ubuntu Server 11.10

I am completely new to this area.In fact, I would like to install a server on a virtual machine (I know it will not be active all the time) I reread with the Internet via the NAT setting. All on VMware Player (latest version).My goals are:-how a server that hosted my web site data (I have a subdomai ...

Step by step guide to setting up Ubuntu 11.10 server for Newbies!

Section #1 - Introduction--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Hello,I have set up a small server at my home to handle some basic NAS-like functions for my network of Macs. I knew that I would have a hard time ...

Setting up Ubuntu 7.10 Server Edition with root login & Gnome Desktop

I was setting up an in-house file server and development “sandbox” and decided to try the Ubuntu 7.10 Server Edition. After installing Ubuntu 7.1 Server I was surprised to find that the user that was created during the install process did not have SU privileges; su and sudo did not work for this u ...

Correct Post - Advice on setting up Ubuntu as email storage server

I have a website which is hosted by one of the large online hosting companies. At present all of the email accounts are managed & stored on the online hosting account. The problem is that the email accounts are growing in size fast (now over 500MB+) and I am quickly running out of hosting space. ...

Errors Setting up Web Server with Multiple Site on Ubuntu 9.04 i386 Server

Help anyone, I am new and keep getting this error setting up my server.I get these errors when Starting up the Server; All is [ OK ] except when "Starting web server apache2". The next lines are exactly as follows:[Mon Oct 26 20:38:47 2009] [error] VirtualHost *:80 -- mixing * ports and no ...

Ubuntu Setting up a server

I'm setting up a server for personal use, that is connected to the internet. I'm going to use it as a personal web/ftp server, game hosting with some friends and maybe some other things like downloading. My question is, which OS to use. I prefer ubuntu because it has a huge package database with pro ...

NAT Setup in Ubuntu Server 10.10

Is it possible to setup NAT in Ubuntu Server 10.10? I have a home network setup, and I want to setup a Domain Controller. The computer I am using has 2 NIC's in it. I have one statically setup with my IP from my ISP, and the other NIC is statically asigned with a private IP. I want to use NAT to ass ...

Ubuntu [server] setting up an ipv6 router

I have a headless ubuntu server acting as a router and nat (amongst other things) for my home network. It's set up perfectly for ipv4 -- eth2 is the outgoing interface, and eth0 and eth1 form a private network, with all the other machines in the house (eth1 connects to a switch and wireless AP).Beca ...

Problem with folder access while setting up ubuntu as file server

I am fairly new to Linux, dabbled with it over the years but am a experienced windows user so not a complete noob. I am setting up Ubuntu 10.04 as a file server following a tutorial in Linux User and Developer mag which is great but having a bit of a problem getting it to work correctly.I have two f ...

another attempt at setting up printing in Ubuntu Server

I have posted a question about this in the past, here:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10280662I never received an answer.I am making another stab at this. Today, I have installed Ubuntu Server 10.10 on a machine in my home. I have set the server up as a development server, and I can connect ...

Using ubuntu server as NAT gateway, throughput slower than cheap router!

Hi, I've been using an Ubuntu 10.04.1 server as a general (samba, squid, UPnP-igd, OpenVPN) server for my LAN which is working well now.I Also use it as the firewall/NAT router for my internet connection (PPPoE on 2nd ethernet port), this also works well but with one caveat, which is it is outperfor ...

Setting up home network with Ubuntu server

I'm doing a massive re-setup of my home network (gigabit LAN/802.11n). Part of it will involve setting up an Ubuntu server that will backup our files and then also sync them with UbuntuOne (also act as a print server).Though as you might see from the planned network map (http://i.imgur.com/3glsM.png ...

Ubuntu Help with setting up a server for my office

I have a small network at my office. I would like to change my server setup, and change the way information is shared throughout the office. I have searched the internet and the forums and have found a lot of info about setting up individual services, but I would like to get a good step by step for ...

Setting up Home Server with Ubuntu Server

I would like to create a low traffic server for a few websites, email server, and file server for our house (backups too!). One will be the one in my signature. I will use an homemade computer. Now, how would I go about setting it up with Comcast residential? I am not hosting an online store. I have ...

Ubuntu Setting up Home Server

I am brand new to this forum so I will admit that. I run 3 of my own websites and host and manage 2 others for outsiders. I use a hosting company out west as a server. But due o them being hit by antiDos attacks my sites go down sometime for 12 to 15 hrs when it happens. Lets say at least once every ...