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    Re: Sever will not reboot remotely

    I hope you made a backup BEFORE making any changes which was my first and most important suggestion.


    "not found" does not mean it isn't there. It might have just lost where it is located (e.g....
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    Re: Sever will not reboot remotely

    Make sure you have a good backup BEFORE you do anything.

    If the dpkg command and force install did not fix the problem, the next step is to remove the software completely and re-install it.

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  3. Re: Ubuntu server 20.04 5 minutes shutdown time

    Did not see anything amiss with the smart data although that is never 100% conclusive evidence there is not a problem. It just helps identify if it "does" find errors.

    You skipped over #4...
  4. Re: Ubuntu server 20.04 5 minutes shutdown time

    #1 - What is the exact error message?
    #2 - Is it a partition or file swap? Output of "swapon -s"
    #3 - Specific version of Ubuntu would be nice. Output of "uname -a" and "lsb_release -a"
    #4 - Is...
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    Re: DNS question - dnsmasq and apache2

    What is the result of these two commands?


    cat /etc/hosts
    cat /etc/hostname
    I suspect you named the host "gci.example.com" which is why the DNS server would resolve gci.example.com to the...
  6. Re: Systemd ExecStartPre with different credentials than ExecStart

    I'd rather create a separate script that will run both processes with difference credentials before bringing in a 3rd-party solution. I was hoping there was a way in systemd to handle this.

    Would...
  7. Systemd ExecStartPre with different credentials than ExecStart

    Is it possible to utilize different credentials (User/Group) for ExecStartPre and ExecStart?

    The reason being is that I have an update/synchronization job that needs to happen when the service is...
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    Re: Centralized management tools

    I setup each server to handle his own business and do not let other servers tell it what to do. Example

    I use custom Bash scripts for each server to do its own OS updates and to log the results...
  9. [server] Re: How to move 500 GB of data from one Ubuntu 16.04 to another Ubuntu 16.04 efficent

    Do you understand what I mean when I am talking about using rsync multiple times? Or about disconnecting a .vmdk file from one VM and re-attaching to another?

    I would never use "cp" to copy large...
  10. [server] Re: How to move 500 GB of data from one Ubuntu 16.04 to another Ubuntu 16.04 efficent

    Can you shutdown the source machine and detach the vmware disks from it and add it to the other VM?

    I think setting up an NFS mount would be the fastest xfer method between them but way does it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: E-mail server sometimes out of reach

    And by patch cycle, he is referring to "apt update" and then "apt upgrade" which will update 18.04.05.....not upgrade to 20.04 which may break the app(s) you have installed.

    Also make sure you...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Server makes my machine scream with Long continuous beeping sound al

    My understanding of RAID may be dated but from what I know, ONLY software RAID is capable of being portable to different hardware. When using hardware RAID, you are bound to that RAID hardware so...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Server makes my machine scream with Long continuous beeping sound al

    Since you are using hardware RAID, think about what happens when the RAID card itself fails. The only way you can fix access to your data (unless you have backups outside the RAID) is another RAID...
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    Re: mysql downgrade

    Can you switch to MariaDB? The original developers of MySQL jumped ship some time after Oracle took over and created MariaDB out of frustration with Oracle.

    LHammonds
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 20.04 Server makes my machine scream with Long continuous beeping sound al

    Beeps are sounds the BIOS on the motherboard makes when it detects errors with the hardware which are usually VERY bad and need to be addressed.

    To know what those beep codes are, you need your...
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    Re: mysql downgrade

    If you have backups, I would uninstall MySQL, delete (or move) the existing data files. The install a fresh current version of MySQL and restore your data from backup.

    I would not trust the...
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    Re: reset adapter (network)

    The "no carrier" message was making me think it was the NIC...however, it could be the cable or the port it is plugged in to.

    LHammonds
  18. Re: Enable suspend/sleep on Ubuntu Server 20.04?

    Is your ID inspired by the game called Ark: Survival Evolved? If so, I have an overwhelming urge to run from you. LoL

    LHammonds
  19. Re: Enable suspend/sleep on Ubuntu Server 20.04?

    Maybe something like this solution? At the bottom of that page, he has a script to kicks off a shutdown but you could modify it to do a suspend.

    Or, if you know for certain the server is not...
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    Re: reset adapter (network)

    Can you swap the NIC with a different one?
  21. [SOLVED] Re: Samba Help - worked fine and then went belly up

    Have you run this command yet to verify the syntax in your config file?

    testparm

    LHammonds
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    [ubuntu] Re: E-mail errors, sometimes...!

    Not sure what you mean by "did not connect"


    Hmmm...by "did not connect" earlier, were you talking about using a web browser to access the web-client on the mail server? Is this a server...
  23. Re: CIFS or SMB issues after upgrading 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS

    Did you do an in-place upgrade and trying to use the exact same samba configuration files? There might be changes in the configuration between samba version on Ubuntu 16 vs 18.

    LHammonds
  24. Re: How do we launch a program at startup

    The problem is in your script. You should not reference relative paths...they can change...especially depending on which user account it is being run under. There also should not be a trailing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Migrate from freenas to ubuntu server

    Make sure ACL permissions are not messing with you which are not normally visible unless you use the ACL utilities.


    getfacl filename

    The ACL utilities are not installed on Ubuntu Server by...
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