CentOS is an abbreviation for Community Enterprise Operating System that aims to be compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. CentOS 6 is the 6th major version of CentOS, which was released on July 10th, 2011.

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Centos 6.4 didn't display properly

I installed Centos on my computer. Everytime I work for a while, the characters began to disappear. I tried open a tab, Vim, Gedit,... There was just a blanck white windown pop up. I don't understand ...
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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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“kdb5_util create” fails with an error

krb5-server 1.10.3-33.el6 on CentOS 6.5. I'm following the Red Hat KDC Instructions. Right there at the start, the instructions give me /usr/sbin/kdb5_util create -s. If I run that, I get this: # ...
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Permission denied error when accessing email folder even when logged in as root

I have a box with iredmail installed in CentoOS 6.4. When trying to access the vmail1 folder, which is the storage path for emails, It get the following: [root@mx vmail]# dir -ls total 12 4 ...
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Find issues in PHP site hosted under Nginx and PHP-FPM, no log error

I'm setting up a Wordpress site under Nginx 1.6.2 + PHP-FPM (PHP 5.5.18). This is the configuration for WP site: server { root /var/www/html/jurisprudencia.dev; index index.php ...
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How to enable php extention in centOS 6.5 with php 5.5

I have installed ffmpeg extension using this tutorial in Cent OS 6.5 with PHP 5.5. When I check with # ffmpeg command in terminal. it shows me following output ffmpeg version 2.2.1 Copyright (c) ...
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Not able to install rvm on centos 6.6

I am trying to install rvm on centos 6.6 using below commands. curl -L get.rvm.io | bash -s stable It throws an error as below bash: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `<' 'ash: line 1: ...
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Centos Flashing cursor on boot

I have installed centos 6 on my machine. I did changed file permissions in root recursively using below command. $ chmod -R 2750 / Now when I did logout, progress bar appeared and it didn't stop. ...
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Centos install using KVM stuck on trying to access install.img

Greeting Folks, I am trying to install Guest or DOMU on a remote server and every time I try is get stuck at Retrieving /install.img. I believe its a network setting but am not entrely sure. Here is ...
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Clone Entire OS over SSH

I have a CENTOS server that was recently compromised. However, I used to be friendly with a professor who taught computer security, and I would like to give this person a chance to go over the old ...
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Cloned Linux does not recognize the new flash drive's space?

I installed CentOS 6 into my 4GB flash drive, and everything worked fine until I needed more space. I have another flash drive with 8GB of space (which is all I really need) and so I formatted it with ...
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Where can I get Centos 6.5?

I am deploying a product for my department which calls for CentOS 6.5. When I browse the CentOS downloads, I am only seeing 6.6 available with no means of finding 6.5. Our vendors have only stated ...
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CentOS 6 with User Permission (Read at message)

I have create users on CentOS 6 between test1 and test2 so I login on user test1 on ssh and i tried to access home dir of test2 so why it can access? how i can setting for other users can't access ...
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Why won't mysqld start after a yum update?

This morning I ran yum update and it completed successfully. We noticed, however, that the database server wasn't running. As root, I ran: service mysqld restart Which gave me the following error: ...
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CentOS: install software using text UI

I've downloaded CentOS-6.6-i386-minimal.iso (because the DVD images are too large for my narrow internet access. How can I install software (e.g. Gnome desktop) now from the console? Is there ...
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MySQL stops unexpectedly on CentOS 6.5 with WHM/Cpanel after migrating server with transfer tool

I recently moved my entire websites from a dedicated CentOS5 server to a CentOS 6.5 on Amazon EC2 with the same cPanel/WHM version. WHM 11.44.1 (build 19) However after angry calls from clients I ...
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Correct crontab settings on Cpanel/WHM Cron on CentOS 6.5

I have recently migrated from collocation to Amazon EC2 and setup new WHM installs with CentOS 6.5 I then used the Transfer tool to move all websites to the new server, however I am trying to transfer ...
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I can't see apache, nginx process while using “top” command

As the title said: "I can't see apache or nginx process while I'm using top command" I'm using CentOS 6.5 and of course I already installed it on my server. I run them as a service by using these ...
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How can CentOS 6 use python 2.6 with anaconda (python 2.7) installed?

I am using CentOS 6 and it uses python 2.6 by default. Recently, I install anaconda package with python 2.7 to work with scikit-learn, but now some packages that my OS uses are not available to it. I ...
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Why the used disk space increases after yum update?

If I do a yum update on a fresh CentOS 6.5 image, its disk usage increases by 200 MB. The image is a custom AWS image built some 6 months ago. The base image is almost barebones and takes around 1GB. ...
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Strange tgtd behavior: Multiple instances?

I'm trying to add a LUN to a running iSCSI target under CentOS 6.5. The iSCSI target is tgtd from the scsi-target-utils package. I'm seeing some pretty weird behavior and I’m a bit of a loss as to how ...
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Unable to read package metadata on Centos 6 PXE install

A Centos6 pxe install is not running correctly due to error: Unable to read package metadata. Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: Centos6-os. However from examining the ...
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Email Server Synchronization

I have created a mail server with the domain name abc.example.com. All the mail is working locally without any issue. Now I need to synchronize the local email server with hosted mail server (I ...
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Replace local host file modification with remote. Proxy server or something else?

I need to find a solution for a problem described below (both servers running CentOS 6) My goal is to have visible website to the public where a client will type own domain name mydomain.com and then ...
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VNC server immedietly closes connection

So, I am attempting to use VNC over SSH via this method. However when I type the command vncviewer localhost:[port] I get the response vncviewer: VNC server closed connection. However, I do have ...
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getting red alarm on dahdi show status command

I am trying to configure dahdi on my centos system by following this my system.conf # Autogenerated by /usr/sbin/dahdi_genconf on Sun Sep 21 16:06:45 2014 # If you edit this file and execute ...
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How can I repair a totally corrupt rpm db on centos 6.4 with no backup?

I am looking for help in repairing my Centos 6.4 rpm db. I had a disk failure and the backup rpm i have is not working also. I have googled the request and have come up with many different solutions ...
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Samba same shared folder read only for guest and read write for @somegroup how to

I want users in group Audio to have read/write and all of the other users (guest, anonymous, everyone....) to be able to browse and read only access to the same share folder. Guest users cannot mount ...
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bind 9 and multiple domain names

I have been told the following from someone after trying to get more than one domain name (zone) to work on the same BIND instance. We are able to get a single domain name "example.com" working but ...
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Webshpere 8.5 with deployment folder on Virtual Box shared folder cause an “Operation permitted” error

I have a Websphere 8.5 on Centos 6.5 and I changed deployment directory by changing ${APP_INSTALL_DIRECTORY}. New path is pointing to place in Virtual Box shared folder (so it's pointing to vboxsf ...
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rm -rf * results in “Killed”

I used PHP to generate about 4,000,000 files in a directory (f/) because I was bored. When I cd .. and use rm -rf f, it simply returns "Killed" about half a second later and does not delete the ...
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Bind domain name to hosting CentOS

I own "YouPlus.biz" and I own hosting at 192.169.218.8 (goddady VSP) I have been trying to Bind youplus.biz to 192.169.218.8 but have had no luck. have tried: ...
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How to spilt a bootable linux distro iso file onto multiple dvds or cds?

I have customized a centOS distro , by including some packages such as VLC,eclipse etc. but now the size of distro exceeds 7.42 gb. I want to : split the large distro iso into multiple small iso ...
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How to use an email relay server from cmd line

I have some cronjobs that run on our servers that monitor processes, run automated jobs, etc. These scripts mail alerts for our monitoring or mails out the automated job results, etc. using the mail ...
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Zenoss crashing

We have had a Zenoss installation for a couple of years. Everything was fine until about a several weeks ago when the system being out of memory. There was no significant event that could've led to ...
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Bash hints does not work after sudo or man

I use Centos 6.5. Tab key on keyboard helps to insert command in terminal. E.g. if I write vi and press tab then all possible opportunities are printed: $ vi vi vim ...
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How to delete a user from its private group?

I have tried deleting a user from its private group using the command " #gpasswd -d ". It is showing like this "Removing user test2 from group test2" gpasswd: user 'test2' is not a member of ...
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How to deduplicate 40TB of data?

I've inherited a research cluster with ~40TB of data across three filesystems. The data stretches back almost 15 years, and there are most likely a good amount of duplicates as researchers copy each ...
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How to upgrade xorg-x11-server

I want to use Xdmx, but it has got bug. I found this bug on Bugzilla and there is information that bug is fixed in xorg-x11-server-1.14.3-2.fc19 package. I use Centos 6.5 and I cannot upgrade to 7 (I ...
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CentOS 6 Getting Sudo to show the display in a FreeNX session

My platform is a 32-bit installation of CentOS 6.4 with a gnome desktop and the FreeNX server. When I log into an NX session (usually using NoMachine NX Client), and then try to open an application ...
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Desktop Gone in Centos 6

I had a third party library created a ~ folder (a bug there), and I tried to delete it by "rm -rf ~". And apparently, it is a mistake -- my session got rebooted and then when I went back in, all the ...
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How to start icewm?

I installed icewm 1.2.13. Metacity is my default window manager. Usually, to replace window manager --replace option is used, e.g metacity --replace. But my version of icewm does not have this option. ...
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Centos 6.5( Desktop edition ) - Skype 4.0 login issue

I have installed Skype 4.0 on Centos 6.5. When I am trying to log into Skype, it tells me that the server failed to connect. Note: I also removed the ~/.Skype directory under the home directory. I'm ...
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Moving to a complete Nginx/PHP-FPM environment from Apache

I am sure this is a question many beginner sysadmins like me have, and many more advanced people have already put this in place: CURRENT PLATFORM: Nginx proxying to Apache, which manages PHP ...
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Printing from Centos (CUPS) to a windows print server over HTTPS takes forever

I have a Centos server setup up to print to a Windows server 2012 (though version may not matter) across the internet. When I use HTTP to make the IPP call the process is nearly instant and works ...
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Linux ALSA: No sound out from internal speaker

There is no audio output when running "Test Speakers" in Sound Preferences -> Hardware -> pcsp. The internal speaker worked fine under Windows. Sound can, however, be heard when headphones or a ...
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Warning: remote port forwarding failed for listen port on Centos 6

I have a problem with port forwarding in centos 6, when i do: ssh -v -R root@hostname:19999:localhost:22 root@hotname I get this warning: Warning: remote port forwarding failed for listen port ...
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CentOS 6.5 PHP extensions

I need to enable php extensions like PDO and GD but I can't find a section with all the PHP extensions enabled inside /etc/php.ini, so in which file is this defined? EDIT: using PHP Version 5.5.14 or ...
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libssl.so.6: cannot open shared object file

I tried installing my application in a CentOS 6 server. But while I am starting Apache(Server version: Apache/2.2.26 (Unix)), I am getting error like [error] install_driver(mysql) failed: Can't ...
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Tuleap: Configuration of Bug Tracker report

I created a Bug Tracker and open different bugs. When I enter in my Bug Tracker, I see a web page with a search form in the upper part and a list with the different bugs in the lower part. However by ...