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Is there a “lowriter” command equivalent for CentOS 6.4 (Final)?

I would like to know if there is a command, that can be run in a terminal in CentOS, equivalent to the lowriter command found in Ubuntu? I’m running CentOS 6.4 (Final).
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Determining needed repository for software

I am a beginning linux user (centOS currently). I tried to install the terminator terminal application. I understood that it is not in the default repositories of cent-os but it should be in the ...
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Totem Videos unable to play MOV (Failed to search for plugin)

I'm trying to play file.mov file with Sound & Video -> Videos (3.8.2) on my CentOS 7: $ file file.mov Create Meeting using IS Task room.mov: ISO Media, Apple QuickTime movie $ cat ...
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How to set up Qmail to accept joining email list via Mailman LISTNAME-join@DOMAIN?

My configuration: CentOS 5.8, Plesk 11.0.9. I am trying to make my mailing list accept another way of joining a list. That is to join the Mailman mailing list by sending email to ...
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Cannot install Guest Additions on CentOS virtualbox

Windows 8.1 host, have previously successfully created a Ubuntu virtualbox on it. Now I wanted a CentOS box. Choose Redhat 64 bit and created a virtualbox. Downloaded an iso called ...
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Add module to nginx after installation

Hi i did install nginx with this command on centos 6 sudo yum install nginx and it work but i need to compile wit rtmp module so How can I find the path to make some changes ./configure ...
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How to slice video in remote http server using ffmpeg?

I want to slice video from remote host . i am using following command to do this ffmpeg -i https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/path/to/video/messi.mp4 -ss 00:00:03 -t 00:00:08 -async 1 cut.mp4 ...
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Dozens of ssh-agents listed under top

I noticed this morning that our server was running slow so I ran a Top command sorted by mem and found a few apache instances running nothing out of the ordinary but I noticed several pages worth of ...
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Requirements to create a .rpm [on hold]

I want to create a .rpm file. I want to know the following. Is creation of .rpm file os specific? My ultimate goal is to create a .rpm file for ubuntu, but my vm is on centos. Can someone link me ...
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1 chroot sftp user that is able to traverse all other chroot sftp users files/folders

I have a chroot environment that I have setup on CentOS 6. We have users for all of our trading partners and I would like to create an internal user for another department that can sftp in and only ...
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Dependencies error while installing teamviewer in centOS 6.4 64bit?

Hello I am using centos 6.4 64bit. i am trying to install teamviewer. i've downloaded teamviewer rpm from teamviewer site. when i run rpm -ivh teamviewer_10.0.37742.i686.rpm it shows me failed ...
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Cannot acces in centos 7.0 in virtualbox any pendrive

System is up to date, I did everything as answered here How to access USB pendrive on using VirtualBox? and have not any results. What could cause such behavior?
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Servers running SOCAT crashing [on hold]

I host a series of servers however a number of them are under constant DDOS attacks. These attacks are easily mitigated through a system I have created with a high level of success. The system is a ...
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Sharing folder from centos 7.0 using samba fails

I've installed samba, set selinux config to disabled, configured sharing folder following this q&a: Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Windows host in VirtualBox. My centos 7 ...
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Issues with SAMBA starting, stopping and restarting on CentOS 7.0

I’ve installed SAMBA on CentOS 7.0 (recently updated) using yum install, and when trying start, restart or stop system returns following type of message: Redirecting to /bin/systemctl stop ...
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CentOS 7 will not allow SSH local tunneling for port 80

I am trying to tunnel the remote port 80 of my CentOS 7 Server to my local PC through putty. Nevertheless, I seem to be unable due to security restrictions. Is there a way to loosen them and to allow ...
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Create a Samba share for guests

Software versions: CentOS 6.6 x64 Samba 4.0.0-66.el6_6.rc4 (from YUM) Problem: I am trying to create a Samba share on my CentOS server for guests/unauthenticated users. Using the configuration ...
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Why am i getting execute binary file error?

i am getting following email every 10 min. as I own the VPS. I am not expert in linux and am learning to manage linux servers. Please help me why am i getting these emails and how to stop them or how ...
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Starting rpcgssd on CentOS 7

I'm running CentOS 7.0.1406, and have problems with NFSv4, authenticating using krb5p. Neither idmapd nor gssd would start automatically. I could fix the former by doing systemctl enable nfs-idmap. ...
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How to override view and display a message (Linux)

I'm currently running a CentOS environment which provides HTTP service. It is connected to a LAN and only local users can access it. If, for any reason, the local DNS fails in any way, the users may ...
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Issues with KVM switch and xrandr

I've got two computers routed through a VGA KVM switch to a 1920x1080 monitor. The input and output of the KVM are VGA. On one of the computers, there is only a single DVI-I output, so I've attached ...
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I have to use rpm to install lamp on redhat 6.5? [closed]

usually I use yum to install,that's quite easy, but now, I did't know how to install the rpms at all! there are so many dependencies ,which drive me to mad! Any information will be greatly ...
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CentOS 7 - NVidea Graphic Card not switching to Intel Graphics

I have a notebook ASUS N46CB with CentOS 7. This notebook has two graphic cards: an offboard NVidea Geforce GT 740M and an Intel Graphic Cards 4000. When I'm using Windows, the graphic cards are ...
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How to know which user removes other users files in same group in my CentOS server?

I have found out that there is a anonymous user in my CentOS server that removes some files that they have write and execution permissions for that group, So I am searching for who is performing this ...
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CentOS 6.5 fail on install

I've tried to install centos on my pc and the installer throw the following error: Formatting Failed An error was encountered while formatting device /dev/sda1 Details: invalid device especification ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Centos desktop look and feel?

I'd like to install an up-to-date Ubuntu distro (14.04 LTS) at home since it is much easier to get desktop applications; however, I'm using Centos 6 at work and I'm used to (and prefer) the desktop ...
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CentOS installation error - No more mirrors to try

I have currently gotten my parts for my new home-build server, but I've come into an error installing CentOS 6.6 (minimal 64bit). I am installing 6.6 instead of 7, due to OpenVZ not supporting CentOS ...
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Intel Wireless WiFi driver for Linux on Dell Inspiron 17 (7746, Early 2015) CentOS 7 Laptop

So I recently got a new laptop from work, and I'm unable to get the wireless drivers to work in CentOS 7. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 13 Mar 2015 13:47 EDT -0400 Booted ...
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CentOS 7 ownCloud 8.0.2 nginx WebDAV

I'm trying to setup private evernote alternative via ownCloud and TagSpaces. At the moment I'm failing to bring the WebDAV to run. The control panel complains that it is not set up properly and I ...
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how to configure WPAD in Centos 7 using squid, BIND, DHCP

i am new to linux and using centos 7 to configure proxy server. With the manual configuration my proxy server is working fine but now i want to use auto proxy detect, becase there are different ...
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firewall-cmd in CentOS 7

I have a virtual linux server from STRATO. This machine runs CentOS 7 and when it comes to firewall settings I can read everywhere to use firewall-cmd. My system has no command available named like ...
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running a virtual machine with Cent-OS but problems occur

I have a windows 7 OS on my desktop and I have VMware Player installed. I did not use easy install when I created a VM that has Cent-OS installed. When I reboot the VM, I tend to get stuck in this ...
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How can I disable FTP access for users

I want to temporarily disable the FTP Access of the FTP users which are added from Cpanel I have tried chsh -s /sbin/nologin aadmi which says "chsh: user "aadmi" does not exist." Tried sudo echo ...
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Document root with 750 permissions?

I've an apache - Centos 6.5 server. httpd runs as apache. My document root is set in this way: user: webmin group: apache permission: 750 Is this configuration fine? I've installed wordpress in the ...
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Im trying to adjust my httpd.conf file on my server but cant find it

I'm trying to make changes tot he httpd.conf file on my server so i can have multiple websites on my magento platform however i am unable to find said httpd.conf file. I'm using centos 6 and Apache ...
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Got red screen of death after installing Centos6.6 on HP Proliant using cobbler

I'm trying to install CentOS 6.6 on a HP server using Cobbler 2.6.3. The installation process seems to be fine, but after rebooting, I get a red screen of death when the system tries to load the SO. I ...
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Replacing the default status bar(animation for indicating bootup process going on) during CentOS bootup?

How can we replace the default status bar with our own animation status bar which appears while booting up CentOS?
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need help in Varnish tuning

I am using Varnish for caching along with Apache. The CMS used is Wordpress. Initially the load time is good. It is decreasing consequently after 5-10 minutes. Restarting varnish again reduces the ...
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make default python 2.7 instead of python 2.6 in centos6

In my system I have installed python 2.7.By default it have python 2.6. My application need to run on 2.7 but it is running on python 2.6 by default .How can I change this.?
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Nagios configuration to monitorize virtual machine using Hyper-V with NAT

I will start by thank you very much for any help that i may possible have from any of you. I have a centos box that have nagios installed. I'm able to monitor several servers so far but I’m stuck in ...
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Which files and settings are getting Affected , when ugrading vsftpd [ CentOS 6.5 ]

my server is Cent-OS 6.5 , in Cent-OS 6.5 the default vsftpd version is 2.2 , but versions lower than 2.3.4 has a DOS vulnerability in the vsf_filename_passes_filter function in ls.c. So i am going ...
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Installing Cisco AnyConnect on CentOS 7

I have installed Cisco AnyConnect on CentOS 7. When I try to connect I get an error: /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/vpndownloader: error while loading shared libraries: libpangox-1.0.so.0: cannot open ...
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Unable to get the Full screen in KVM

I installed CentOS 6.4 in KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), My base machine is Scientific Linux 6.4. I am unable to get the full screen in KVM, In virt-manager if I select full screen also both ...
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Centos 6.5 grub menu issues

I am using CentOS 6.5 on vmware workstation. I have modified /boot/grub/grub.conf file by adding different titles and even updated the existing menu title also. But, while booting it is just showing ...
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CentOS 7, logfile archives, and lighttpd

There's a service running on my server that rotates log files by appending the date to them and leaving the original log file empty. For example, with lighttpd, my access.log becomes ...
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CentOS 7 install PostgreSQL dependency error

When running yum install postgresql-server.x86_64, I encounter the following error: --> Processing Dependency: libreadline.so.5()(64bit) for package: postgresql-server-8.1.23-10.el5_10.x86_64 ...
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Permissions set to PSACLN lock me out of files

The server's FTP sets files uploaded automatically to the group PSACLN The problem is if I add myself to the group, then the FTP shows only my files on the server. It hides all other files. If I ...
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Linux “man” pages appear as gibberish in CentOS

On my CentOS 6 box, all the man pages and some tools that support --help show gibberish. For example, if I type: man man I get this: ^HZ[wã¸~ǯÀjZÊèvg:=3ÌlËm’¾­¤ÞÎl<;HHBL´Z}òãSe{l?´)B¡ê«¯ ...
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Systemd docker container service does not work with CentOS 7

Here is the service (/etc/systemd/system/docker-mysql.service): [Unit] Description=MySQL container Author=Me After=docker.service [Service] User=root Restart=on-failure RestartSec=10 ...
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RHEL 5 box constantly displaying NIC statistics on console screen, how can I disable this?

I have a RHEL 5 box that is constantly displaying nic statistics on the console screen when using the KVM. This makes it very hard to do any troubleshooting when the box goes down as these statistics ...