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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Can't ping ip's or hostnames on fresh CentOS 6.2 install

I just installed CentOS 6.2 on a box using ipmi and have tried setting up the network with no luck. I've got a 66.x.x.56/29 allocation of ip addresses on vlan (66.x.x.56 to 66.x.x.63), so I have set ...
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Microsoft TTF fonts (like Tahoma) refuse to display on Centos 6.2

I've followed the instructions here: http://blog.whatgeek.com.pt/2011/11/install-core-fonts-centos-6/ All of the msttcorefonts fonts are extracted into the /usr/share/fonts/msttcorefonts directory ...
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Where to get GHC for centos 6?

Can anyone direct me as to how to install GHC? I went here: http://pkgs.org/centos-6-rhel-6/epel-testing-i386/ghc-ghc-6.12.3-6.el6.i686.rpm/download/ and tried both the binary and source packages ...
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CentOS 6 Unable To Install Audacious

I cannot seem to install Audacious or nearly any other program for that matter. I think the problem is with repository priorities? I Installed the priority plugin and set some values for repos but to ...
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How does the CentOS/Linux zip utility handle files that are changed during compression?

Question says it all: I have a directory that I want to 'zip -rv' up, but the files are changing all of the time (postgres database base backup). Will this break zip, or will it continue with a ...
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Downloading multiple files with wget and handling parameters

How can I download multiple files using wget? I also want to rename the files. Here are the commands I'm running one by one (copy/paste on terminal): wget -c --load-cookies cookies.txt ...
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Linux expert command - where should I enter?

I need to enter "Linux expert" at the boot prompt. I've centOS6.2 DVD but I'm not sure where exactly should I enter this & when will I get the boot prompt? I put the DVD & rebooted & it ...
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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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How do I install a GUI from the command line?

I have a CENTOS 6.0 machine that I have installed from a x86_64 minimal ISO. It runs at init 3 at the moment, and I want to install a GUI on it. When I do an init 5 from the prompt, all I get is ...
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“Command not found” error when running program

I'm trying to run a program, and keep encountering a "Command not found" error. I've checked that the appropriate directory is in $PATH, and that the file itself has execute permissions. I've tried ...
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Creating Windows 7 and Centos 6 Dual boot from two different drives

Windows 7 and Centos 6 are installed in different hard drives I would like to create a dual boot but I am not sure how to create a dual boot from windows 7.
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How to get `mail` on a CentOS 6 server (running postfix)

On my old server, and most other devices I have run, there is a provided mail program. On my new CentOS 6 server, running postfix as the MTA, I cannot send command-line email via mail - the tool is ...