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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Is there a way to cp files from Ubuntu server to a Windows Server WITHOUT Samba?

    I use scripted WinSCP to backup windows machines to a linux server over ssh. Ill include my bat and synch files in case it helps.
    Please note my setup requiers WinSCP to have a saved password to the...
  2. Thread: Web file server

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    [ubuntu] Re: Web file server

    Ajaxplorer is easy to install, its just a web page you unpack in your www folder.
    Some tweaking with file permissions may be needed.
    There can also be some configuration needed depending on how...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup sulotions.

    You can also checkout rsnapshot. Its based on rsync but also handles incremental archiving.

    Very easy to use.
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    [other] Re: Question about server HDDs

    Id suggest to use either WD black series or the budget alternative WD AV-GP series.
    AV-GP is about the same price as green drives.

    Accordring to WD both are designed to run 24/7.

    Though id...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Auto copy DVDs/CDs when inserted

    If you want something to happen when you insert a dvd/cd in Linux you need to write an udev rule.

    I dont have an example but you can find instructions here,...
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    [all variants] Re: RAID and Server Hardware

    Raid 5 does not improve IO performance, only data throughput. It gives you the same IO as a single disk since each access has to be done to all disks.
    Only way to mprove IO access time is to use...
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    [edubuntu] Re: Edubuntu - install in existing network?

    You only need the LTSP package if you want your clients to network boot from your Edubuntu server.

    I think the typical set-up for a small ltsp environment is to have two nic's in your server, one...
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    [edubuntu] Re: Edubuntu - install in existing network?

    It will only install the dhcp service if you use the LTSP package.
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    [SOLVED] Re: nfs or samba for a file server

    If its server to server and both are *nix machines there is no reason to use samba instead of nfs.
    For a user environment I'd use samba because its easier to set up. Sure its easy to get nfs working...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Give www-data access to /dev/usb

    Since it is a php script and a removable device i would guess that you cant mount it on boot since the device wont be there.
    You should however still be able to define the mount without the auto...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Give www-data access to /dev/usb

    It depends on what your script wants to do with the device/devices.

    If you want the script to mount the device you can define the mount in fstab with the "user" option. Otherwise only root will be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New server build, Disk and UPS advice.

    If you want to be sure your data is safe and also be able to relax during a rebuild id suggest a raid 5 build on your nas and save the other two disks for a striped backup server.

    Since you are...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up my first server-Need Direction

    You should check out Zentyal (www.zentyal.com). Its based on Ubuntu and comes pre configured as a small business server.
    I think it has all you need and also an easy web interface for...
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    [edubuntu] Re: Server Type Advice

    I read some more regarding the setup of the LTSP enviroment.

    You can avoid all DHCP problems by having two nics on the server machine. One acts as DHCP to a separate network for all the thin...
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    [edubuntu] Re: Server Type Advice

    I have very limited experience with this, just done some testing in a home environment.

    I would guess that the best option is to run all student clients as thin clients and use your workstation as...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Uncommanded reboot every morning

    I have a similar problem at home but not as frequent reboots.
    My ups is also to blame but it does however report both by sound and through apcupsd that the batteries need replacement.

    Depending...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Samba appears to ignore local ACLs

    Hopefully someone can answer this better since i have limited experience.
    You can try to modify your smb.conf with these options on the specific share,


    inherit permissions = Yes ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: backup Ubuntu with large data

    I use rsnapshot in our office to store hourly, daily, weekly and monthly backups.
    Versatile and easy to use.

    If you go with zfs you can also send zfs snapshots to a different zfs backup machine...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Storage Server - 5TB

    I had no idee about napp-it. Looks very interesting!
    Will definitly try it on solaris 11 asap!

    Thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Storage Server - 5TB

    I have been over this question for a long time and still have not decided on the best approach.

    At the moment it seams like FreeBSD with ZFS will be my best option. But that is mostly because i...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Backup Solutions?

    Scripted WinSCP is great if you want scheduled backups over ssh on windows.
    I have a couple of win 7/xp machines using it and havnt touched them for a year now.
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    [ubuntu] Re: home-server or not

    Theres alot of guides out there so its not that difficult to do everything from command line in ubuntu.
    There are however a bunch of options to make it easier.

    * Install a basic ubuntu server and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Virtualbox Headless Memory

    OpenVZ will save you alot of hardware.

    ProxMox 2.0 was just released and its much more sutible for a production enviroment then virtualbox.
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    [all variants] Re: Best way to store my data

    A few more alternatives if you want ZFS,

    Nexenta Stor CE
    A NAS based on Solaris which is free up to 18TB.
    Its supposed to be almost as fast as Open Solaris.
    All configs are made through web...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 10.04 Server GUI blank

    If your only reason to have a GUI is virtualbox you can run it headless and use "phpvirtualbox" as admin gui.
    Its an ajax based web interface that from my experience works great.
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