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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Getting 2 IP addresses on one network card, using DHCP

Given: A computer running Linux (CentOS 5.x), one network card connected to LAN switch, a second one to cable modem via crossover cable. This computer acts as a router/firewall/traffic shaper for the ...
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How to change the date of Linux to UTC/GMT +1?

I need to change the date of my system. I'm running a Linux CentOS 5.6 # date +%Z UTC # date Thu Oct 6 11:42:45 UTC 2011 How to change the hour to be UTC/GMT +1? Best Regards,
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Can't access anymore from SSH to CentOS5.7

I have made an update to CentOS5.7 and since then I can't access by SSH to the machine. I have disable the Firewall and I have the "sshd" service active. I got the following when I do this from the ...
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How to diagnosis and resolve: /usr/lib64/libz.so.1: no version information available

I had a hell of a time installing lxml for Python 2.7 on CentOS 5.6. For some background, Python 2.7 is an alternative installation of Python on CentOS 5.6 which comes with Python 2.4 installed. it ...
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ecryptfs in centos

I am trying to install ecryptfs on Cent0s 5.5. Thee process is: yum install ecryptfs-utils It seems to run fine. However when I do modprobe ecryptfs It returns FATAL: Module ecryptfs not ...
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how to find which process had created any file in Linux

Is there any way to know which process had created any file in Linux Red Hat/CentOS 5?
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Install gksu on Centos

I want to install gksu on Centos 5.5. su and sudo both work fine (although I had to tweak some BASH profile files to find the commands properly), but I want gksu installed so that I can easily use ...
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Installing Cent OS using Windows

I downloaded centos from their official bittorrent.It contained two iso files and md5sum.txt,sha1sum.txt and sha256sum.txt and also md5sum.txt.asc,sha1sum.txt.asc and sha256sum.txt.asc.Now when I ...
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Subversion installation on CentOS 5 - Missing Dependency perl(URI)

Trying to install subversion on CentOS 5 server. "yum install subversion" runs into the prob of Error: Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion-1.4.2-4.el5_3.1.i386 ...
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How do you find out which version of mono is installed on a CentOS machine?

How do you find out which version of mono is installed on a CentOS machine? (N00b alert - what's the command prompt/shell command to find the version number of mono?)
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How to install Xpdf on Centos 5.5

I'd like to install xPDF on a CentOS 5.5 server. No GUI, I really just need the console apps. Can anyone give me a brief guide?
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CentOS: Extending a partition

I have CentOS 5.5 running in a VM on XenServer. I've shutdown the VM, changed the hard drive size from 24GB to 30GB and rebooted it. The root partition (/dev/xvda1) is still showing the same size it ...
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“-bash: line 7: dpkg: command not found” said CentOS

I'd like to use the command dpkg in my PHP script (using exec). I'm running CentOS. Is there a way I can install the command dpkg on there? Step by step guide would be fantastic.
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JRuby rpm for Centos 5.3?

Has anybody built a JRuby RPM for Centos 5.3? I know that JRuby can be just 'dropped in' and it will work on Centos 5.3, but I would like an RPM because it can be distributed, installed etc. easily ...
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CentOS: revert python version back to original

I installed python 2.6 using the instructions here on CentOS 5.4. However I realized it was a bad move and I need to revert back to 2.4, which was there originally. Can anyone guide me on how to undo ...