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Unable to build wireshark in the centOS 5.3

I downloaded the source code from the wireshar.org and tried to build it but I am facing the problem in compiling it. Following is the error I am getting during configure (./configure) checking for ...
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Using new Python on old CentOS, but only for certain services?

I am using Trac issue tracking system version 0.12 on CentOS 5.8. I am also using Agilo for Trac plugin. This plugin needs Python 2.5 and CentOS 5 comes with Python 2.4. Is it possible to install ...
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Installing linux/selinux kernal headers

I'm trying to build the newest version of glibc (2.19) on CentOS 5.6 and I've run into some issues The documentation of glibc says that I need at minimum the linux kernal headers 2.6.19 (even if this ...
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My PC have no IP address and routing table

I am a newbie in sysadmin. Am having a problem with my comp PC. The new DEL XPS 8700 with windows, has been replaced with CentOS 5.10 (OS used currently by my comp). After uninstalled the windows, ...
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Python2.7 yum module

I have a virtual machine running centos 5.8 and I just installed python2.7 because I was having some issues with import simplejson as json. After installing python2.7 and running ansible roles I have ...
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Login loop in Centos 5.5

A strange problem occurred after a power shortage. The server works and I'm able to log in as root from SSH, but not able to log in directly (with keyboard connected directly to the machine). This is ...
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How to fix _decimal module compilation error when installing Python 3.3.2 in CentOS 5.9 (x86_64)?

I'm getting the following error when trying to compile Python 3.3.2 in CentOS 5.9 x86_64: Failed to build these modules: _decimal I get this error when executing the "make" command (after the ...
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Createrepo ignoring additional versions of packages

I have a repo where I need to be able to serve older versions of a package to clients. However, when I run createrepo on a given directory with those older versions of a package present, it only ...
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Yum Update Doesn't Work

I've started a fresh VPS with CentOS 5. As the first step, wanted to update all packages so I executed yum update It showed the list of packages to be upgraded - 86 in total, 98 Mb download size. ...
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Unable to installed CentOS 5.6, Could not allocate the requested partition: Partitioning Failed: Not enough space left to create partition for /

I have 160 GB hard disk and i recently format it and installed Windows 7 with following partitions System reserved = 100 M Primary partition C: = 40 GB Extended partitions = 80 GB (with 2 logical ...
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Where is the Riak CentOS installation directory?

Used "yum install riak" on CentOS 5.8, and easily found the config files in /etc/riak. However, I can't find where the data files and installation files are located. Anyone know where they are? ...
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Postfix: which process is attempting to send to example.com?

Here is the maillog extract: May 15 10:20:41 nucleus postfix/smtp[4754]: connect to example.com[192.0.43.10]:25: Connection timed out May 15 10:20:41 nucleus postfix/smtp[4755]: connect to ...
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GRUB reported “error: file not found.” when booting CentOS 5

I installed CentOS 5.3 by using a 4GB USB disk on an old PC that I used run a Debian on it. After a series of housework on the fresh system, I reboot the system using: sudo shutdown -r now After ...
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Make Office Portable for Linux?

I have an Microsoft Office 2010 license, and I wanted to know if there was a way to have this suite as a portable app (or apps) and use it from Linux. (I'm using CentOS 5.9, by the way) Do you know ...
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Error Compiling Python 2.7.3 on CentOS5

I'm trying to install Python 2.7.3 on my CentOS 5.50 machine. Download, extract, configure (with --prefix=/usr/local) are fine. Its the make that throws this error: gcc -pthread -c ...
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Accidentally renamed a file in centos 5 in /lib folder, no idea what it was called, how to find out?

In the above image it I renamed the file accidentally to l and I have no idea what it was in the first place. It's sorted by name, and I am 99% sure it started with an L, most likely lib.... And ...
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rsync … blocked for more than 120 seconds

I'm running an rsync between two external USB 2TB drives to make a copy on a CentOS 5.9 server. It appears to have stalled, and it hangs when I cd to the source drive in the copy, while the ...
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YUM Update error

I got a virtual machine with CentOS 6 on it. I've tried to run yum update, but I got this error: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/addons/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - "The ...
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evince not opening PDF files

On my CentOS 5.5 machine, evince is not working. I cannot open PDF files. I tried to kill to restart it, but I couldn't find its PID. Here is what I get when I launch it from the terminal: ...
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USB disabled when installing CentOS 5.8

My USB keyboard does not response when installing CentOS 5.8 with options "linux noprobe". Given the fact that before installing from a burnt DVD, I once tried to install from a USB flash storage, it ...
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Use Dedicated VPS as a DNS

I live in Canada, I want an american IP (Speficily? So I can watch netflix on my WDTV). I have a dedicated virtual server in California. How do I use my VPS (CentOS 5/64Bit, PLESK) as a DNS.
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CentOS 5.5 install ghostscript?

I need to install Ghostscript v9.06 on CentOS 5.5. I am linux newbie so can you help me i tried download "Postscript and PDF interpreter/renderer" (was that right thing?) and then run ./configure ...
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httpd: bad user name apache

on centos when I enter service httpd start or restart server gives Starting httpd: httpd: bad user name apache [FAILED] I tried to add ...
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/dev/ttyUSB0 missing in CentOS on VirtualBox

I'm trying to configure 3G USB modem in my CentOS 5.7 instance that I have installed on VirtualBox (Win7 x64 is my main system). First of all I'd like to configure a dialer in /etc/wvdial.conf ...
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IPTables Allowing Access without Rules

I'm sure this is mostly my misunderstanding of how iptables works, but I've set up some rules... -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -A OUTPUT -p tcp --sport 22 -m ...
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Can I run one bash shell script on many machines simultaneously?

I would like to run one bash shell script on two or more machines simultaneously.Can I run one bash shell script on many machines simultaneously? I place this shell script on centos 5.5 and other ...
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Centos5: Custom comps.xml documentation/options?

I've got an app that I've packaged into rpms along with some of its dependencies. I'd like to be able to have it accessible as a group for easy install/uninstall. However, there's not too many ...
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VNC server is running but I cannot connect to it using VNC viewer

I have installed VNC server on CentOS 5.8 and it is running, but I cannot connect to it using VNC viewer. I get the following error message: connect: Connection timed out(10060) What could be ...
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Centos iptables blocks after reboot

I have a Centos5 installation with kvm on my server. I am using nat portforwarding to ssh my virtual machines. I have several iptables rules and saved then in /etc/sysconfig/iptables. After reboot, I ...
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Need to create GUI interface in Cent OS which is located in Windows XP

I am in need to install GUI of Cent OS (5.8-final) in Windows XP. I have installed Cent OS 5.8-final on Windows XP using VMPlayer. And Finally it has been done. How can I create a GUI Interface in ...
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How to run a VB.NET .exe file on CentOS 5.6

I would like to execute my .exe file written in VB.NET (in VS 2008) on CentOS 5.6. I have installed mono. But I'm not that familiar with CentOS, so I don't know how to proceed.
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Difference between Centos CD and DVD versions

What is the difference between Centos 5.8 CD and DVD versions? I want to download Centos ISO files but stumbled upon two different files. One is of around 600MB and another is of massive 4GB.
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useradd /etc/passwd lock

I'm trying to add a user (as root) on CentOS 5.5 and I've got this message : useradd: unable to lock password file After reading some post linked to this issue I've deleted two files in /etc : ...
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What is the best way/option to reinstall yum and rpm after a “yum remove python”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: yum erase python = destruction I accidentally did a "yum remove python" in efforts to re-install python to a newer version and failed to look at the 600+ dependencies ...
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Two OS in same computer, how to set boot priority for windows 7?

I have Centos and Win 7 installed in same PC. How Can I change setting in CentOS to show Windows 7 in top of the list in boot menu ?
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Get rid of directory of unknown user

I'm constantly failing to do something usefull to a directory. ls gives this output: drwxrwxr-x 2 root 1000 0 19. Jul 14:03 backup Here I'm trying to remove, move or chown this directory ...
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How can I automatically lock the screen when idle in CentOS?

How can I automatically lock the screen when idle in CentOS? I would like it so that a user has to re-enter their password once the machine has been idle for a period of time. If there is no option ...
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Samba upgrade from 3.0 to 3.6 broke my ADS authentication

I just upgraded my CentOS 5.4's Samba 3.0.33-3.15.el5_4 to 3.6.4 built from source. I copied over config and stuff from the old distro-locations to the source-expected location in /usr/lib. I copied ...
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Unable to mount device on Linux (XFS)

I am unable to mount a device on my server due to error when mounting, the device is type XFS. The mount command returns message: "mount: structure needs cleaning" I've tried using xfs_check and it ...
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pygtk2 on centos 5x with python 2.7?

I'm trying to install pygtk2 on centos 5.8 for use with python 2.7 installing yum install pygtk* works only for the default python 2.4. I tried compiling pygtk2 from source but it does not configure ...
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Increase /tmp size CentOS

new to Linux here. Can anyone explain me how to increase the size of /tmp? I was able to increse the size of /dev/mapper/vg00-usr, var and home , but how can I do if the /tmp folder is shown as ...
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vim doesn't display first line?

when I use vim to open some php files, it starts with line 2, other files display fine. When I view the file with less I have the same issue. however when I edit it with nano I can see that line's in ...
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Start nodejs server at Centos linux startup

What is the easiest way to startup nodejs server at the boot of CentOS server?
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Remove Auto mount of linux drive/partition on Snow Leopard

I have a Snow Leopard + CentOS dual boot system setup. When I log in to Snow Leopard, it tells me that it is unable to mount the disk that i have just inserted. It is referring to my centos ...
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CentOS 5.6: Setup global extensions in Firefox 10.0.1

I have setup Firefox to run off a server for a group of people, so that it runs for them without a local install. Now, I wish to also setup a few extensions globally, which would be available to all ...
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yum hangs and won't respond

I am running yum check-update and it freezes after a 2 lines of output: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile I'm not sure what is happening. The last things I ...
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What's different between Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS?

When I do cat /etc/redhat-release, I got this. #CentOS release 5.5 (Final) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.5 (Tikanga) It looks Red Hat Enterprise Linus is originated from CentOS. Anyway I want ...
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Install CentOS 6.2 on external USB portable hard drive?

I've Windows XP installed on my laptop. And I've external 80 GB drive which I usually connect to my laptop through USB. I want to install CentOS 6.2 on this external drive & it should also boot ...
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Linux date command is 4 minutes slow

I installed Centos onto my server and I noticed that when I compared the date command's output to time.gov (same timezones, of course), the output was 4 minutes behind. This also affects my ...
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CentOS - mdadm raid1 drive won't mount to default location

I'm running CentOS 5.5, the system, boot, swap, etc. is all on /dev/sda and I have two identical single-partition drives /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc1 that are configured in RAID1 (using mdadm). It was working ...