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No browsing issue on PPTP VPN Server on CentOS 6 64bit

I am trying to setup a VPN server in CentOS 6 64-bit. I used the first 4 steps of following document to setup the server in How-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp. And I successfully managed to setup ...
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What are the steps to enable Apple Monitor on Centos 7

I have Centos7 installed on a Dell which has a thunderbolt compatible port. I've plugged in my Apple Mac monitor but predictably enough Centos detects it as an unknown monitor and can't push any ...
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Need noacpi in CentOS 6.4, not in RHEL 6.4

I've been trying to fix a rather odd problem that I've seen on our new Dell R5500 (Xeon based workstations). We want to run CentOS 6.4 64 bit on them. We did a base install which worked fine, however ...
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mdadm RAID monitoring no DegradedArray email

So, I have a couple of MDADM RAID arrays and I want to set up monitoring with email notifications for drive failures through sSMTP but I can't seem to get it working. The system in question is a ...
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Resize LVM on KVM CentOS 6 VM

I've got a base image that I'm booting my VM's from. The base image is only 1.5GB. Different VM's will have different requirements for disk space. I've setup the VM with the default setting: VolGroup ...
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Cloned CentOS not booting up

I recently cloned a CentOS6 environment from 1TB HDD and intended to restore its image to a 4 TB space. I used Clonezilla for this. The clone went successful, but after that when I tried to restore ...
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CentOS 7 Can ping but cannot browse

I have install CentOS 7, I unable to update unless I add the mirror list into my /etc/hosts. I can ping to what ever domain but cannot browse unless I put the address in my hosts file. The ping ...
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How do I install sass on centos 5.9 with ruby 1.8.7?

I have CentOS 5.9 on an x86_64. I've installed ruby 1.8.7. Whenever I try to install sass I get an Error saying sass requires Ruby version >= 1.8.7. but that's what I have installed. This is the ...
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Failed to adjust OOM score of renderer with pid X: Permission denied

I'm not sure what exactly causing, but I'm getting following error: Apr 11 12:30:00 X alacarte-made-2.desktop: [1712:1735:0411/123000:ERROR:zygote_host_impl_linux.cc(162)] Failed to adjust OOM score ...
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CentOS 5.2, set up IP network

Good afternoon, I'm trying to get GCC installed on a CentOS 5.2 system, and I've been sent from UNIX/Linux forum to network engineering forum ...
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Set up Dynamic dns server

I am trying to set up a server at home. The network the server is on will be assigned a dynamic IP address from the ISP. I have looked into services such as DYNdns for a dynamic dns service. However I ...
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Problems with postfix and sending mails

I have ran into problems while configuring my postfix for my CENTOS machine. Note:The mailserver itself should be localhost only and only be able to send mail internally. the following shows up when ...
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How to configure interface for FPGA using Red Hawk SDR

I would like to start using the Red Hawk SDR with a custom data acquisition board, but the documentation does not seem clear enough on exactly how to interface with custom FPGA based hardware. Is ...
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request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-0000

I'm running CentOS 7. Everything was working fine, until I had one pending update, which I accepted and rebooted. Now the system fails to boot and instead reports: request_module: runaway loop ...
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How do I recompile Python in VirtualEnv?

I built virtualenv and it adds Python 2.7 by default in it. After reading this solution to a bug I have, it says I have to recompile Python with the option --enable-shared. So should I rm -rf Python ...
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Printer configurations on Linux: Providing privilege to normal users

I am on a CentOS machine. Everything is working fine, I can configure the printer with the GUI System->Administration->Printing. It asks for root password and then I can make the configurations. ...
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NTP Multicast configuration

I'm trying to get NTP multicast set up between a few computers. Right now I'm getting NTP multicast packets from a computer that I have neither access to nor information on (let's call that A) that is ...
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Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
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chpasswd and passwd not updating /etc/shadow for root user

I'm having a weird problem, and I don't know if I've screwed something up or this is the way it's supposed to be and I never noticed.. Using passwd and chpasswd to change a users password works as ...
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mount: / not mounted already, or bad option

Can't mount the system with data=writeback I've added ,data=writeback to fstab than fstab: /dev/mapper/vg-lv_root / ext4 defaults,noatime,discard,data=writeback ...
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CentOS 5.10 Yum Packages won't update/upgrade

I've just used yum to install PhpMyAdmin and it installed version 2.11.11.3-2.el5 which is completely out of date since version 4 is out. I've tried running yum update phpmyadmin but I receive No ...
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Accessing VM on host machine through IP address

I'm trying to set up a CentOS VM with VMware Fusion and get access to it through the host. I was following a tutorial online for this as this is my first time doing this. When I try to access the IP ...
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Is my CentOS library multiarch? And what does that mean?

On CentOS release 6.4, I am trying to run a binary. However, it gives the following complaint: (...) requires "/lib/libuuid.so.1" to function. From a quick search, I can see that the only similar ...
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How to get current number of opened inotify watches?

My system is CentOS. I'm trying to get this by listing fs.inotify variables via sysctl call (sysctl fs.inotify), but didn't found anything useful, only variables to specify limits.
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CentOS Freezes on Startup

I'm very new to Linux, so please go easy! I created a Linux install on VMWare Workstation 8 in order to install a piece of software called OpenClinica. The program is Java based and depends on ...
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Centos/Redhat XSP4 daemon

How can I install xsp to run as a daemon.I run my /etc/init.d/xsp script(see below) it stops with status message : Listening on address: 0.0.0.0 Root directory: /var/www/asptest Listening on port: ...
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Authenticate Mac OS X Mountain Lion against EL6 OpenLDAP only succeeds for ssh

I'm having an issue with mountain lion authenticating against a CentOS 6 openldap/krbkdc server. I can ssh into the macs in question and I am issued a ticket and all autofs mounts (like the homedir) ...
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Why is ssh login occasionally failing?

I'm using ssh to execute commands on another host and have noticed that occasionally the connection is closed before it ever connects. Both hosts are CentOS release 6.3 running OpenSSH_5.3p1, OpenSSL ...
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How do I mount a Union filesystem under Centos

I did some work on a Centos LiveUSB system. I created some files etc. I later moved to a complete linux install and want to read the previous LiveUSB filesytem straight from the usb key. From my ...
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Virtual Box Pen Test Lab Set Up

So I’m trying to set up a pen test lab in virtual box on my windows 7 host. I have 3 guest OS's installed: BackTrack5 CentOS 5 Server/Snort (My Snortbox) Windows XP (Unpatched) I have 3 ...
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Set the from address on emails from cron/Set default from address for sendmail

As a normal user I can send email, either from the commandline or from PHP. But when a cron job has error output, sending of that email fails (I have a MAILTO=me@example.com at the top of the ...
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run web server from virtual machine, how do I use port 80

I have a host system running Fedora 15 and I have a guest system running CentOS 5.5 in VirtualBox. I did set up a virtualmin install and added port forwarding to the virtual machine. When I forward ...
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setup vpnc to use vpnclient certificate for authentication

I am trying to access my company VPN using my Centos 5.5 laptop. I have the vpn client certificate issued by my company's IT dept. I am able to access the webmail using the same certificate which I ...
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PuTTy can't establish SSH tunnel

I'm trying to set up remote debugging for PHP using Xdebug and PhpStorm. My local development machine has Windows 7 and the remote machine has CentOS 6. I'm following this guide to no avail: ...
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X forwarding freeze after source server is restarted by watchdog

I am currently working on an issue with the Xforwarding of a QT application over lan. Our source server is forwarding the interface of our application using the command "screen -dm" to a client ...
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Taking a 'snapshot' of centos 7

So I am trying to basically move all my settings/files on my Centos 7 server elsewhere. But I am unsure as to how should go about this. I researched on what I should do, and I came across a digital ...
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My old CentOS 6 computer died. How do I make a new one boot with the old HDDs?

As the title says, I have had a CentOS 6 box for some years, but recently it died. Since it was quite old, I've upgraded it with a whole new box (new psu, motherboard, RAM, CPU), but kept the HDDs. My ...
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Hostname won't resolve after setting up new server

I just completed a fresh install of Centos 7 on a PC. It is connected to the campus network, so I am not in control of the DNS server. I gave it a hostname by setting the HOSTNAME value in ...
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System Monitor Causes Periodic Current Peaks When Open in RHEL/Centos 6

While collecting data for a power consumption analysis, I noticed that simply having the System Monitor open while at idle caused periodic peaks in the current draw of the 12V bus. The current draw ...
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OCI8 extension not loading in PHP 5.4, CentOS 7

I have a CentOS environment running as a VM guest. It runs and Oracle 12.1 Database, along with PHP 5.4.16, on Apache 2.0. I've gone through the installation steps to ensure that the correct OCI ...
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How to create a custom debian iso file from Windows step-by-step?

I'm using a Windows machine as a personal PC and I would like to know how could I customize a CentOS 6.7 iso file. In general, what I'd like to have on that specific CentOS is: a .tar archive some ...
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Centos warewulf cluster with openmpi

I have setup a warewulf cluster on centos 7 and i have installed openmpi-x86_64-1.10.0-10.el7, additionally i also installed mpich. Wen i run mpirun with openmpi it results in the error below, the ...
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PostFix Issue When Sending Emails through Outlook

I also have the Relay access denied issue and it's really disturbing me. I can send and receive normally from the web mail. However, when I configure the email on [B]Outlook [/B]without using ...
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Installing zerofree on Centos 7 bare

I am trying to reclaim free disk space from a VirtualBox VM with Centos 7 as the guest OS. All of the resources I found online recommend using zerofree to zero out the free disk space before ...
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systemd-udevd.service ignoring 60-net.rules

I've tried my hardest to get this to work without asking for help. I can't figure it out. I have a machine that has 6 ethernet ports. I want them to be consistently named eth0 through eth5 just as we ...
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Is it possible to “peek” on another users session on the command line

I have deployment systems which connect via SSH and execute tasks after uploading files (namely deployhq.com). In my instance they're connecting to CentOS, Wheezy or Jessie servers. I only get ...
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Serve auto-generated zip files with small footprint

I currently use mod_zip/nginx(for automatically generating zip files). The (very very big) issue with mod_zip is - when it accepts range requests - it doesn't pass ranges to subrequests. What ...
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Can I get a cumulative In and Out counter for SNMP of my CentOS Linux servers from Nagios?

My SNMP monitoring server (Nagios) has a handful of plugin files for network interface monitoring, none of which so far have really helped me, or my parameters are not correct. I am monitoring remote ...
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Centos 7 KVM cifs mount issues

I am having a issue with Centos changing my KVM images folder from the default to a Cifs Shared folder. Any time I try it, it returns a error like so: [root@localhost Centos_Atomic]# systemctl status ...
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footer.html not being included on CentOS?

I'm a part time Apache admin (but not by choice). I'm trying to get a common footer configured on CentOS 7. The pages are plain HTML and they are being served correctly, but they lack the footer. I ...