Ubuntu server 10.04 lines on screen problem

Hi. A very daunting looking forum.I have not used Linux before. I have installed server 10.04 onto 2 desktops and the installation went well. However I installed onto a laptop. The installation went well also until I booted for the first time. the problem is the command line resides about 4 lines be ...

Black screen when starting installer for Ubuntu Server 10.04 - XEN VNC remote

I have an account over at digitalswift.net. They use Xen to do virtualization of their VPS systems. During an OS install I can use a VNC server to get a console terminal screen. Right after I start the install the screen just goes black. During a fair amount of research I found that the framebuffer ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 64bit - Cant bot from USB

Im having a issue on many machines (what makes me guess that im doing something stupid) when trying to install the Ubuntu Server 10.04 64bits from a usb pen drive.Notes : I can install desktop version 64 bits from usb, i can install server 32 bits from usb...Whats the deal? Has anyone had the same i ...

ubuntu server 10.04 rotate screen

is it possible to rotate the screen in ubuntu server 10.04? ...

Auto Power off Screen and Restore on AC Loss (iMac G5 with ubuntu server 10.04)

I've setup an old iMac G5 to run as a file server with Ubuntu server 10.04.I have 2 things i'd like to sort out:1. The LCD screen never turns off, and considering that it is damaged:http://jaimesmix.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/imac-of-doom_sml.jpgIts pretty annoying!How can I force ubuntu to power d ...

Ubuntu server 10.04 text screen resolution

Is there a way I can get more then, like, 80 across by 30 high lines of text in my text sessions on Ubuntu Server 10.04?I would like to see 128 across and more like 80 high if that is possible.I do not have any graphical interface at all (I prefer only text mode).I remember in windows I could use a ...

can't acess Terminal in Ubuntu Server 10.04

I decided to set up a Ubuntu server as a learning experience and to be able to host things online if i decide to. I installed Ubuntu server 10.04 on a clean HDD, after which i installed the Gnome GUI for it. Everything has worked fine up to this point login screen, gnome GUI working, etc. But i can' ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 RAID 5 Grub2 boot issue

I've been searching for a fix for this the past couple days with no success. I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 10.04 with a software RAID 5 setup. The installation completes but when I attempt to boot I get an error "ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/1323ce7f-5a88-44da-aeb5-93f7573b3871 does not exist ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 RC does not like the Intel D945GCLF mainboard

right now I'm in the process of upgrading my file server to higher capacity. It mainly consists of an Intel D945GCLF mainboard that comes with an Atom processor and is equipped with 2GiB RAM, and a hardware RAID system that maps 3 drives to the mainboard.I've been using this thing with Debian Lenny ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 shutdowns after idle for a couple of minutes

I'm new to Ubuntu (installed it for the first time just a day 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 except for one big thing.Whenever I go to sleep and there's no activity on my servers (it's not a big site so ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 Suddenly stopped booting :(

I don't seem to be having much luck with Ubuntu Server 10.04 at the moment, first a problem with ACPI which is still unresolved and now when I try and boot I get the screen below :(http://s3.postimage.org/6pAzA.jpg (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq6pAzA)Please can somebody give me some sugges ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04: How to Eradicate the MOTD System?

Is anyone else bothered by the garbage processing that is being forced upon the user via the Message of the Day? I want to completely remove the automated MOTD system and all of its components.I have just installed Ubuntu Server 10.04. I don't like the MOTD display. It presents a lot of useless info ...

Slugglish display for Ubuntu Server 10.04 in Virtualbox

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 in VirtualBox. The install itself went fine, but I've noticed that the console display is very, very sluggish/laggy. For example, if I open emacs, because it is taking about 10 seconds from the time I enter the "emacs <filename>" command until ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 Network Troubleshooting

I've got a server that I've been trying to get Ubuntu Server 10.04.01 LTS installed and running on and I've gotten incredibly close to having it work, but the Network is still giving me issues. The installer went off without a hitch (once I fixed some optical drive issues) and it has actually detect ...

Newbie: Struggling to get ubuntu server 10.04 to boot

I have done a full install of Ubuntu server 10.04 64bit onto an E-machines ER1401It has all installed without a hitch, however on the restart it does automatically it hangs at a blank screen with an underscore!I am aware that this is a command line OS, however I am also aware I should be asked to lo ...

Create a new user on Ubuntu Server 10.04.2

I creat a new user on Ubuntu Server 10.04.2 by command:$ sudo useradd -d /home/user_name_dir -m new_user$ sudo passwd new_userpass:re-pass:But when i log on, on screen only has sign:$$ pwd-> /home/user_name_dirRegularly, when log on will look like:username@hostname:~$Please tell me where i am wro ...

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 ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 Data Drive

I just finished building a file server with Ubuntu Server 10.04. I used two old hard drives, one for Ubuntu, the other for data. After wrestling with it for several hours, I got it going and it's been running fine for a couple of days.I shut it down to move it into its cubby hole and restarted. Much ...

Best way to stream media from ubuntu server 10.04 to PS3

I am wondering what the best/lightest weight way to stream media to a PS3 from a machine running Ubuntu server 10.04.I saw MediaTomb, but I don't know how well it'll work if I've got 3-4 VMs running, as well as Samba, SSH, etc on the same server.Does anyone have any experience with this sort of thin ...

Debootstrap warning - Ubuntu Server 10.04

I've been trying to install Ubuntu server 10.04 and I keep getting a Debootstrap warning.Warning:file:///cdrom/pool/main/p/plymouth/libplymouth2_0.8.2-2ubuntu2_i386.deb was corrupt.I am then presented with options to Continue or Go Back. Whichever option I choose, the installer keeps giving me Deboo ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 doesn't book into installed GNOME automatically

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 ...

Can't connect to recently installed Ubuntu Server (10.04) via SSH

Issue:Can't connect to a recently installed Ubuntu Server (10.04) via SSH.Goal:Run Ubuntu Server on an HP Mediasmart Server EX485.Background:The Mediasmart Server line is headless (with no hookup ports) and comes with WHS installed. I'm trying to replace WHS with Ubuntu Server. I only have laptop co ...

Ubuntu server 10.04 + disable Ctrl+Alt+Del

How i disable on Ubuntu Server 10.04 reboot. When I push Ctrl+Alt+Del, server will reboot ... :-(Thhanks for help. ...

Using Debian DVDs in ubuntu server 10.04

guys! Help me, can i use all packages in Debian 5 Lenny DVDs (1-6) without any problem in my Ubuntu Server 10.04? For example using apt-cdrom and apt-update, apt-install xxxx ?. Would't affect these actions for potential errors? ...

How do I install printer source drivers on ubuntu server 10.04?

I use Ubuntu Server 10.04 and would like to share my printer from it. I have a Canon Pixia MP270 and I can download the source drivers from http://software.canon-europe.com/sof...280.asp?model=There is also a deb file driver download tested on ubuntu 9.04 but I fails to install.Im not worried about ...

High load with (NFS)+XFS+LVM+RAID6 on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have a Xeon server with 16 Gb RAM and a RAID6 on a LSI MegaRaid 84016E card, consisting in 7 x 2Tb SATA II drives, and on the same card a RAID1 with 2 x 500 Gb SATA II drives.The RAID1 is used for operating system (Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS) and some minor NFS shares. The partition I tested is a XFS ...

Howto install postgresql-7.4 on ubuntu server 10.04

The topic says it all. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu server 10.04 and I need to install postgresql-7.4 on it because of a "old" web application.Any help is appreciated, ...

ubuntu server 10.04 lts on mac mini 2010 4,1

greetings,i like to run my mac mini 2010 edition with ubuntu server 10.04 lts. i did this successful with 10.10 server which recognized the new motherboard. 10.04.2 lts unfortunately does not boot the mac mini.is there a documented way to create a boot cd that uses the 10.04 lts base system with the ...

Install older Sun Java JRE/JDK 6 on Ubuntu Server 10.04

there, I spent last day by searching an answer to the following question but couldn't find any useful answer at all:I installed Ubuntu Server 10.04.2 LTS 64-bit. I added the partner repository for Sun Java. I installed sun-java6-jre and sun-java6-jdk. Unfortunately the version installed is 6 update ...

Using Debian Lenny DVDs packages in Ubuntu Server 10.04

guys! Help me, can i use all packages in Debian 5 Lenny DVDs (1-6) without any problem in my Ubuntu Server 10.04? For example using apt-cdrom and apt-update, apt-install xxxx ?. Would't affect these actions for potential errors? ...

Installing gui ontop of Ubuntu server 10.04

I am trying to install ubuntu desktop 10.04 gui on top of ubuntu server 10.04. I have been able to do this previously using 9.10 and never had problems. I am not sure what I am doing wrong.The steps I perform after successfully installing ubuntu server 10.04 are same as before:- start machine and lo ...

Installing Ubuntu Server 10.04 with software RAID

I recently assembled a small pc with two 2TB harddisks to set up as a home server, and I figured I'd install Ubuntu Server 10.04 on it. As simple as that sounds I'm pretty close to restructuring the machine with a kitchen knife ;-).Oh well, the situation: The data on the server will mainly consist o ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 Grub Rescue after installation

Situation: Fresh install (using entire disk)of Ubuntu Server 10.04 and boots to Grub rescue promptWhat I can't understand is if I place the hard drive into another box it will boot fine.I have tried every arrangement of Primary / Secondary Master configurations and still to no avail. Although I assu ...

Error reading from CD-ROM during USB stick install of Ubuntu Server 10.04

I downloaded the Ubuntu Server 10.04 64bit ISO and the universal USB installer, created a USB install disk and booted from it. I started the installation and right after keyboard setup I got an error saying Unable to read from CD-ROM, retry/abort. Looking at the alt-f4 log it was unable to find a fi ...

EDID Error - Ubuntu Server 10.04

I am running ubuntu server 10.04 server edition and do not plan to use a gui interface. I am getting constant drm_edid_block_valid errors EDID checksum is invalid, remainder is 107 in the console window. Everything else works, but all the errors make typing commands into the console a pain. How can ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 Support for Dell T410...

Well the title is in fact my question.Does Ubuntu Server 10.04 x64 support PowerEdge Dell T410?The server specs are http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/poweredge-t410/pd#TechSpecAlso, is there a site where I can check out ubuntu hardware compatibilities and issues? ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 - grsec Kernel Builds

Linux Kernel 2.6.35.7 grsec BuildsBuilt Against Ubuntu Server 10.04I have noticed a lack of public kernel builds that include the grsec patches built against Ubuntu Server 10.04.The result of a project I have been apart of is that I have several packages of these build kernels.If you would like to t ...

f-secure on ubuntu server 10.04

I'm trying to install f-secure on ubuntu server 10.04. According to f-secure their product is supported for linux server 10.04. Unfortunately when I try to install it I get an error message. When I go to the log it says "please use alien to install rpm packages on Debian, if you are really sure ...

Trying to setup wifi on ubuntu server 10.04

HiI just installed ubuntu server 10.04. I want to connect to my wireless router(192.168.123.254). My router normally has wpa but I turned off encryption until I can get the server working. my router has MAC flitering which it has my servers MAC address and the dhcp server on my router is configured ...

Multimedia dependencies for Apache Solr on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I'm about to install Solr on one of our test servers running Ubuntu Server 10.04.1, and the dependency lists for both solr-jetty and solr-tomcat have me very confused.Here's what I get back from the dependency tree for solr-jetty:antant-gcjant-optionalant-optional-gcjca-certificates-javadefomafontco ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 Faster Processing

I'm a relative new user to Ubuntu - especially the server (non-gui) interface.I have an Asus P6T running an iCore 7 920 Processor, 12 GB of DDR3 ram, 1Tb Sata3 Drive.I have installed Ubuntu Server 10.04, apache2, MySql, php5, php5-cli, PhpMyAdmin, Webmin, and OpenSSH.I am running filtering looping s ...

Ubuntu Server 10.04 install problems on Power Edge 1850

Im having a bit of an issue installing Ubuntu Server 10.04 on a Dell Power Edge 1850. I am running RAID1 via the onboard PERC4 controller that is set to emulate MASS storage. I am able to boot from the disk and run through the initial setup, however, when I give it the go ahead to start the partitio ...

HOW DO I Unlock an LVM encrupted Ubuntu server 10.04 via SSH

Hi. (I know I'm not the first with this problem, but it dos not seem to have been solved as of yet)I have installed the Ubuntu server 10.04 with an LVM LUKS encrypted system.The idea is that it will serve as a headless sever, that I can reboot and unlock via sshProblems:1:I can not login via SSH usi ...

HOW DO I Unlock an LVM encrupted Ubuntu server 10.04 via SSH

Hi. (I know I'm not the first with this problem, but it dos not seem to have been solved as of yet)I have installed the Ubuntu server 10.04 with an LVM LUKS encrypted system.The idea is that it will serve as a headless sever, that I can reboot and unlock via sshProblems:1:I can not login via SSH usi ...

Epspn CX5400 Printer Ubuntu Server 10.04

I'm looking to set up my Epson CX5400 as a network printer in Ubuntu Server 10.04. I'm not really sure where to start. I chose the print server, openssh server and samba server options when installing the system so all of those features are installed. Can someone help me to install this printer from ...

iFolder3-Enterprise-server successful installation on Ubuntu Server 10.04 Lucid Lynx

I tried to find complete guides for the iFolder3-Enterprise-server installation on a fresh Ubuntu server 10.04 OS. But every one of them I found were incomplete or assumed that some dependent packages already were installed on the machine. So this is the steps i went through from scratch.The followi ...

Compatible Dell PowerEdge R150 with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS

dear guys! I want up LAMP Server to Dell PowerEdge R150 and tell me how compatible on hardware level Dell PowerEdge R150 with Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS. Is it support RAID 5 array under BIOS, can i organize with full functions as if i up this under Windows Server 2008. In oficcial documentation only R ...

Ubuntu server 10.04 can't install SLAPD

I use Ubuntu server 10.04I try to install slapd, but i get the following errorlibldap-2.4-2 (= 2.4.21-0buntu5.2) but 2.4.21-0ubuntu5.3 is to be installedE: Broken packagesAnd also, when I try to install some other packages such as nagios, squid, .. I get the some list of errors. One of the error say ...

Start Dropbox daemon at boot on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I am having some trouble making the dropbox daemon start at boot. I followed these instructions -> http://1000umbrellas.com/2010/04/30/how-to-install-dropbox-on-a-headless-ubuntu-10-04-server, which are basically a replica of the original instructions from the Dropbox Wiki (http://wiki.dropbox.co ...

Trying to change keyboard language to Ubuntu server 10.04.1

I'm doing thesis about Open source CMS -programs and I'm using Ubuntu server 10.04.1 for that. I have used same server edition at school but I have now big problem with changing the keyboard language. Because VMware used the easy install I couldn't change the language during the installation. I have ...