• Using Ubuntu Linux VPS as a VPN server

    Hi there, can anyone tell me where can I find a comprehensive guide or step-by-step instructions on how to setup a VPN server on a VPS running ubuntu linux? The goal is to be able to connect my laptop (using Windows VPN client) to my VPS and surf securely. I would appreciate any help. Thanks

    zariapps55 pointsBadges:
  • DNS: Table :select() failed: no such row in the table

    Hello, When I click DNS settings in the Domain area from plesk panel and get message.. Table::select() failed: no such row in the table How to fix it? Thanks in advance for the help.

    KelvinS80 pointsBadges:
  • Character# causes truncation of file name in SSH 6.6

    Why does the # character truncate the file name in a get in SSH 6.6, it does not in SSH 4.7

    kashplant10 pointsBadges:
  • How can I setup an Ubuntu server for sending emails in PHP

    Can someone help me with setting up an Ubuntu server? I have to send emails in PHP using the mail() function. I already have Apache, PHP and MySQL in my server. I appreciate the help.

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Linux: Copy directories with SCP

    In Linux, would I be able to copy my directories recursively using SCP? I need to copy multiple TAR files.

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Linux: Close 49200 socket out of TIME_WAIT state

    One of my programs on Linux keeps crashing on me. When I try to open it quick after it closes, I see it is listening on socket 49201 instead of 49200 (that's what it was in the first time). When I looked at Netstat, it shows that 49200 is a TIME_WAIT state. Can I force the socket out of this state?...

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Connect to SSH session that was disconnected

    Can I connect to a SSH session that was already disconnected? I'm having an issues with our network connection to a remote site. And to top it off, our department has been experiencing a number of disconnections because of lost packets while connected to our servers at the remote location. We have...

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • How to move running Linux process to screen

    For my job, I have to sometimes connect to a Linux box using VNC. For the most part, I start the remote job on my console but it runs longer than I need it to be. Now, I don't want this running overnight just to my VNC session is open. Is there a way I can move the running remote job into my screen...

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Get size of Linux folders and subfolders

    I'm trying to get the size of my folders in a Linux file system. I've been using 1s -la but it's the giving me the summarized size. Is there a another command that would achieve this? Du only gives me the size of the sub folder. Can I get both?

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Tunnel network traffic through SSH

    When I'm using the Internet from public Wi-Fi, I always use a SSH tunnel so my traffic won't be sniffed. But I have too many applications that don't provide a way to specify a proxy. Can I use a tunnel for all network traffic from my computer?

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • How do I test if a port is open on a remote system?

    A while back, I used telnet to check if a port on my remote post was open. But at my new job, the systems don't have telnet installed / all outbound connections to host are blocked. Does anyone know of a way to see if a port is open on a remote system? I'm using Linux. Thank you.

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Determine version of Linux I’m running

    How can I determine what version (most looking for distribution / kernel version) of Linux I'm currently running? Thank you

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Does Linux know if my passwords are similar?

    On my Linux machine, I'm trying to change the user password but when I tried to keep it similar to the old one, Linux said that they were too close. But how would Linux know that? Isn't the password saved as a hash?

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Constrain bandwidth on NIC in Linux

    Would anyone happen to know if I can throttle bandwidth on my NIC in Linux? I'm doing some testing and I need to simulate a slow connection. Thanks!

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Sun Java SDK on Ubuntu

    In Ubuntu 11.10, I noticed it doesn't provide Sun Java SDK. Would anyone happen to know if I can install it? Thank you very much.

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Linux: Synchronize home folder between computers

    At my house, I have three computers. I need to have my /home/ folder tree synchronized between all three of them. So basically, any folder that's updated, will be updated in the other computers. How can I do this in Linux?

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • linux / Windows server

    a network runing on workgroup networking. i want to install mail server on its.what is better option for me choose linux server or window server (AD).we have 100 user on my network please give me appro suggestion

    Bbb845 pointsBadges:
  • Mount hard drive to my Ubuntu desktop

    This weekend, I plugged in my external hard drive to my Ubuntu desktop. But the drive won't mount with write capability. Is there a way to do that? All I'm getting is read access. Thanks!

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:
  • Problem with ORA-01034 and ORA-271017

    I am running Oracle 11 on Linux Ubuntu 12.10. The database has been running well for a long time. Now, suddenly, when I or one of my applications tries to connect to the database, the database replies with ORA-01034 and ORA-27101.  I've tried most of the available suggestions, and either they...

    tcnmann20 pointsBadges:
  • Linux: Less or more command with colors

    In Linux, when I'm trying to read a file with the command 'less' or 'more', is there a way to get my content with colors? Thank you.

    ITKE434,585 pointsBadges:

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