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    Re: Tug of war - Community vs Mods - to 200 (or -200)

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  2. [ubuntu] Re: Multiple Virtual Machines within one Ubuntu Server

    I've wondered about the OP topic from the standpoint of host machine hardware. VMs can be taxing on hardware. Is it better to use a cluster of machines to host VMs vs. having say one 16 core ryzen...
  3. Re: How to connect Ubuntu 16 (as client) to a Fortinet VPN?

    No way, as just said. Your employer will need to provide the setup & credentials needed. Call IT support.
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu "live" Server 20.04 - How to create custom partition /boot + LVM ???

    This installer is crap. Hopefully this is not another "false positive" O:) if so my apologies.

    I used GParted to start over & created my Fat32 /EFI partition. Then I used the live installer on...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 20.4 boot time is slow (2.5 min)

    I had this issue in 18.04. What fixed it for me along with checking UEFI settings like @oldfred said. But also disable all boot “things” showing in your boot priority list except your OS. Mine was...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu "live" Server 20.04 - How to create custom partition /boot + LVM ???

    I was able to successfully install 20.04 Server with /boot in separate ext2 partition and LVs for root, home, usr, & var. Mine is not a VM installation, it's on bare metal. I used Gparted to wipe a...
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    Re: Script - check if mounted

    True...I didn't think of that. Simple. Thx again !
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    Re: Script - check if mounted

    Thanks for the tips all..

    however, my case is not to test the mount of a network share, instead I want to test if a logical partition on a separate storage drive (same machine) is mounted before...
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    Script - check if mounted

    Curious if this line in a bash script will work, or if there is a cleaner way to do it.
    Basically want to check if the mount exists and if not, mount it, and if the mount fails write to the log...
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    Re: HDD with LUKS ext4 & ntfs

    Locally I use ssh with keys and no password auth. What about using keys + passphrase? I've read best to still only use keys. I have fail2ban running out of the box, no customization.

    My router...
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    Re: HDD with LUKS ext4 & ntfs

    Thank you both! This does answer everything :). I have used many of the tools on the network but nothing remote outside the home. I need to figure out the ssh back into the home part and set my...
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    Re: HDD with LUKS ext4 & ntfs

    I do know how to set up LVs in a LUKS container. My thought was to try it but perhaps it would be easier to use a separate HDD for the windows junk. My daughter in college is still bound to Windows...
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    HDD with LUKS ext4 & ntfs

    Can LUKS be used to protect a HDD that has both ext4 and a ntfs partition or would LUKS only provide the passphrase protection against the ext4 partition?
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    Re: Using ftp or rsync

    FTP is not secure so no to that. SFTP is preferred to plain old ftp. Rsync is for syncing source & destination. While it is true Rsync can be used as a utility to copy files, or to assist in...
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    Re: Name servers on ubuntu server?

    Good stuff & great guidance @TheFu

    I’m considering this myself. I currently have a DNS resolver server running on my pfSense router which handles all the DNS resolution. But, thinking about this...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Recommendation, server or desktop?

    It depends on you. If you need the gui environment to run things, or you want to potentially do other gui stuff, and IF your hardware can handle the Desktop version including Plex and still give you...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Rsync over ssh - failed: permission denied

    Great tip, thanks!
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Rsync over ssh - failed: permission denied

    More complicated than I thought it would be but got it working, and learned a lot of stuff..

    The first part was to change the owner:group of the destination directory on my Server's backup drive1...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Rsync over ssh - failed: permission denied

    I can SSH with keys from my server into the client desktop as a regular (non-root) user. Rsync pull fails because on my server, Root owns the destination. If I run sudo rsync then SSH connection...
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