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can't change NIS account password from Centos-7 client “NIS server Centos-6”

I'm trying to change password for a NIS account from a Centos-7.0.1406 client and the server is Centos-6.6 it seems that passwd command don't ask me neither to change password nor ask me for old ...
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Failing to start Postgres SQL Server on Centos

I just followed this tutorial: http://www.unixmen.com/postgresql-9-4-released-install-centos-7/ But I can't start my postgres sserver on my centOS 6.5 machine. Here's the error: [root@vm5 ~]# ...
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Is there a way to detect malicious code in php files? [on hold]

On my server I often can see PHP files infected with some malicious code, and I'm wondering if there's some way that I can detect it automatically. I have installed ClamAV on CentOS but when I scan ...
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issue with install ImageMagick on centos6.5/php5.4 — Unable to load dynamic liberary

I want to install imagick on centos6.5/php5.4 I did all step of this tutorial: https://www.vultr.com/docs/install-imagemagick-on-centos-6 But finaly aftet suscess install I get error with this ...
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Create and seed .torrent using command line

I want to create and seed a torrent file from console (CentOS), so I've installed and started transmission, but the .torrent file doesn't seed: yum install transmission-cli transmission-daemon -y ...
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Fuzzy text is displaying in Google chrome for quoted text

I am facing this issue after updating to Google chrome 39 version. The quoted text in web pages are not displaying properly. Please find an example below. The same is displaying properly in ...
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No ntp.conf file after compiling ntp on Linux

I'm using RHEL 6.5. I compiled ntp-4.2.8 using the steps on this link. but I don't have a ntp.conf file. ntp.conf is required to start ntpd but after compiling, there is no ntp.conf on my system. I ...
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how to create Google Chrome shortcut on desktop for CentOS

I have successfully downloaded and installed Google Chrome from repository, and I can run it from a terminal. My question is, how can I create a shortcut or a launcher on my desktop in CentOS ?
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Cannot partition my hard drive

I'm trying to install CentOS 7 on my laptop, but I've got a problem partitioning the hard drive. Though here's writen the there is 2.49 MB of available space and 476.94 GB of total space, when I try ...
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CentOS-6 Default Firefox Bookmarks

I have a set of bookmarks which I want to be the default bookmarks for FireFox. Is there a location I can copy a bookmark file so whenever a profile is created, this set of default bookmarks is ...
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using gammu network not registering

I followed this tutorial to send SMS from my USB HUAWEI E1550 but when I try to send SMS the following occurs: # gammu sendsms TEXT +963934241036 Enter message text and press ^D: hello there :) If ...
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What is the CentOS 7 equivilent package for python's “rhpl” from CentOS 5 (textdomain_codeset)

I have legacy Python (2.4) code from a CentOS 5 machine, which I am porting to CentOS 7 with Python 2.7. The file "timeconfig.py" (used for setting system time and date "graphically" on a text ...
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Rsync over NFS I/O error

We have two servers running CentOS 6.4. Both are NFS servers and each have shares mounted from each other. Regardless of which direction the transfer goes (upload or download) it fails after a few ...
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SpaceWalk Server on Ubuntu

Is there a way to install SpaceWalk Server on Ubuntu. From the great works of Google I have already found out that you can connect Ubuntu Clients to a SpaceWalk Server. As the Ubuntu SpaceWalk Server ...
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Installation of MySQL Server and connector/c++ on CentOS

I am using CentOS 5.4. I am trying to install MySQL Server and Connector/c++, but i am unable from rpm package. Errors while installing yum -i -allfiles MySQL-server-5.6.22-1.el6.i686.rpm and ...
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Linux updating, downloading [Awaiting headers]

I've installed fresh CentOS and I've been having problems updating, downloading as it always either gave me an error "Trying other mirror" + "Read error (connection timed out) in headers". Then I ...
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Yum: I don't see any files installed

I tend to ask the most stupid questions here, but here goes again: I installed postgresql92, as proven here: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ yum info postgresql92.x86_64 Loaded plugins: presto, security ...
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Centos6.5 can't use serial console but can see serial output messages during boot up

I configure CentOS 6.5 x86_64 version to support serial console. I edit configuration files as many people suggest. In GRUB, Add these two lines: serial --unit=0 --speed=115200 terminal --timeout=5 ...
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suddenly no service, except ssh is accessible from wan

I recently did install the GNOME Desktop and Graphical Administration Tools package groups to my remote host, for remote desktop connection. After the installation of nearly 550 dependencies was done, ...
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CentOS Web Panel CWP Apache php scripts not working

I have installed centos web panel on my centos6 server, CWP on my HP Proliant G8 server. I installed it as localhost web server. I put php.info script in public_html folder, and it doesn't work in ...
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Unable to open gedit over sshx as root

I'm doing an remote login using sshx -X as root: ssh -X root@172.16.0.1 After that whatever application I open, a warning is coming like: X11 connection rejected because of wrong ...
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CentOS 7 - Screen Sharing - VNC - Unknown authType 18

I'm trying to set up VNC to my Cent OS 7, I look at HowTos/VNC-Server - CentOS Wiki page, unfortunately that applies to Cent OS 6 and as much to Cent OS 7, so I'm back to square one( ...
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Apache on CWP web panel

I have installed centos web panel on my centos6 server, CWP on my HP Proliant G8 server. I installed it as localhost web server. I put php.info script in public_html folder, and it doesn't work in ...
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How to install libav-tools in centos 6

I used tutorial to compile it from source but it never worked for me. I am facing error on following points Download x264 codec and compile it: git clone git://git.videolan.org/x264.git x264 cd ...
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cp: cannot stat : No such file or directory

I am getting an error when I try to copy a file from my local computer to a remote server. I get the same error whether I use cp or scp. Here is my input at the resulting error: ...
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Libreoffice quits immediately in shell

I'm trying to get libreoffice4.3 (4.3.4.1) to work on CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406. When I'm trying to do a file conversion: /usr/bin/libreoffice4.3 --headless --convert-to pdf filename.ppt I get ...
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How to resolve rpm dependencies

I am trying to install libtirpc on RHEL 6.5 but it fails and asks for dependencies. Why here it is showing three GLIBC versions 2.14, 2.15 and 2.16. ?? Does it mean that any of these three versions ...
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CentOS on VMWare Workstation - Anyconnect VPN and connection to local network?

I'm not sure how to do what I'm hoping to be able to do, and so far I haven't been able to find anything that shows me, so I figured I'd ask. The host computer is running Windows 7. On Workstation 10 ...
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Why does systemd process stop as soon as it starts for foreman server process?

I am trying to export a simple Ruby app using foreman. Based on its usage for systemd, I appear to be doing things correctly. However, when I start the target/service, I get status messages along the ...
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After installing minimal Centos 7 on computer, unable to boot on Windows 8.1 using grub2

I have installed Centos 7 minimal on computer, where was only already installed Windows 8.1. After that, I'm unable to boot Windows, whatever is the boot order in Bios, only grub2 with Centos start. ...
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FTP tranfer is kept on hold

I've set up a PROFTP server on a CentOS 7 machine. And I am accessing it from other machines (with windows servers) to send files to it. I've created some rules to only enable to STOR files to a ...
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Is this a crash or a planned shutdown? “The system is going down for system halt NOW!”

Linux noob. This message was in my SSH console this morning. The system is going down for system halt NOW! Did an admin shut this VM down or did it crash?
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How to change the default port number for Telnet in CentOS 7?

I need to enable Telnet in a port number other than 23. I installed use telnet through following procedure. systemctl enable telnet.socket systemctl start telnet.socket I tried some procedure to ...
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CentOS install boost 1.54

I need to install a specific version of boost (1.54) on my CentOS. How can i do that with less pain? Ways i know of: 1) Find ready rpm package. As far as i know, there is one in Fedora 20 - but how ...
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How to launch executables in parallel on CentOS?

I need to run several executables in parallel from terminal (ssh). They all must have same home dir (not /). How can i do that?
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CentOS hhvm hphpize

I've installed hhvm 3.5 on CentOS 6.5 and I need mongo in it. So I'm trying to install proper extension but, it seems like my hhvm is missing hphpize needed for compilation, how should I install it? ...
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How to permanently change the Timezone settings in Linux

I am running CentOS and want to have a different timezone on the server. I followed the easily available instructions on how to change the timezone and symlinked the proper timzeone data. However, ...
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How can I prevent users from delete files/folders but can add/modify on linux?

I have a folder my_folder which contains files and folders my_folder |-- my_sub_folder | |-- my_file_1.txt | |-- my_file_2.txt |-- my_sub_folder_2 | |-- my_file_2.txt I want to set permissions ...
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Undo cancelling a major installation / Wipe a Cloud host of everything except its operating system

I have a cloudatcost server registered with centOS. I installed the first bit of software there, apache, then installed mariadb. After running mysql_secure_installation, I accidentally closed it. When ...
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Can't resolve my name when under VMware workstation

I have a VMware workstation on main host running 'CentOS' and 'Windows Server 2008.' The Main host is behind enterprise network environment with Cisco/Juniper routers and switches. I have an AT&T ...
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Nodejs remote debugging ports closed

I have a problem with nodejs remote debugging. I'm using centos on remote server and phpstorm on my PC. When I open putty I type the command: node --debug-brk=5858 main_server.js, and get the ...
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Close terminal if exit code is not 0 for command after login

For security, I'm trying to set up double authentication for a CentOS server. The way it works is you log into a user with SSH keys then once you log in it executes su to change to the root user, ...
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How to unpack rar archive with p7zip under Centos 7

I'd like to make my 7z command to be able to extract RAR archives. I have installed p7zip and p7zip-plugins packages from EPEL repository. However, if I try to extract a rar file like this: 7z x ...
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nginx is still linked to old openssl

We're running CentOS 6.5. We recently updated via yum: OpenSSL to OpenSSL 1.0.1e-30.el6_6.4 nginx to nginx-1.6.2-1.el5.ngx However, I noticed that even though nginx was configured to use TLS v1, ...
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Mass Rename Files including sub directories

I have many file having "example.com" in them and I want to replace it with "example.co" as i change my site tld, i have rename program installed in my server and have root access too. Can anybody ...
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CentOS two sets of kernel packages

On my CentOS 6.2 system the rpm -qa command shows two sets of kernel packages and sources: kernel-2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 kernel-2.6.32-220.7.1.el6.x86_64 kernel-devel-2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 ...
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Virtualbox: Windows 8.1 Host, Centos 6.6 Guest: No guest internet access

I'm moving to a new Win8.1 laptop (fully updated) with Virtualbox 4.3.20 installed, and my freshly-installed CentOS 6.6 guest (with Guest Additions installed) has no internet access. This is my first ...
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wget stops downloading: Cannot write to `-' (success)

Please have in mind that I don't know anything about servers, nor any of its vocabulary, I am a simple web coder, trying to figure my way on the universe! I'm trying to link dropbox on my server, I am ...
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Is there a way to 'clean out' physical memory (RAM) that is tied up on my Centos/Apache webserver?

I am developing something that requires Server-side javascript, and as such am using PhatomJS to run the JS. It uses up about a 1GB of physical memory when all is well, but if I screw up some ...
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Tor Not Running on Server Always?

I have a Perl script that uses Tor for scraping certain data. It was working perfectly and then my script started having issues with scraping. After a bit of investigation, I realized that Tor ...