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How to access the service on the server which act as the VPN Gateway as well?

I am currently running a VPN Gateway by Strongswan on a CentOS 6.5 VPS. The CentOS server has one eth port. The VPN is using IKEv2 and the connections between clients and server are established. The ...
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Yum doesn't list a package I'd like, now what?

I'm Linux ignorant. We're using CentOS and I have a need to install something called git-up and I understand that package managers are how you install everything onto Linux. CentOS has yum but the ...
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/sbin/php-fpm works while /bin/php doesn't

Compiled php 5.6.3 on centos with the following ./configure: ./configure \ --with-zlib-dir \ --with-freetype-dir \ --enable-mbstring \ --with-libxml-dir=/usr \ --enable-soap \ --enable-calendar \ ...
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Samba fails to connect to VMWare CentOS guest from Mac Mavericks host

Trying to connect through smb to my VMWare guest at 192.168.0.138:139 gives me the following message: There was a problem connecting to the server "192.168.0.138" This file server will not ...
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Accessing a CentOS 7 server running on VirtualBox from outside

Is it possible to access my Apache server from outside the VirtualBox on Google Chrome browser on my host computer? Its running on CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. I have tried connecting to the ip address of ...
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RVM - Multilib version error installing libffi-devel on Centos 6.6

I have a Digital Ocean droplet running CentOS release 6.6 and I need to install Ruby and Capistrano on it. I've been following this idiot's guide; ...
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Linux temporarily thinks disk is full

I’m working on a Linux server with CentOS 6.5 and a NAS NFS on a QDR Infiniband network. I am running a bash script that basically creates a directory, makes symlinks inside of it, and cats together ...
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CentOs stopped working after update in VirtualBox

I recently updated my OS to centOs 6.4 in virtual box. Before update I had guest additions installed and everything worked fine. The screen resolution all was fine. After update to 6.6, the OS stopped ...
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Centos vncserver getpassword error: Inappropriate ioctl for device [on hold]

Any ideas? I'm running Centos 6, and trying to get vncserver running.
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Issues with Network interface card in CentOS 7

I have just installed centOS in machine having 4 NICs. CentOS detected 2 of them but two or them are still missing from network manager. Both two of them are of same kind, I suspect that it's a driver ...
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CentOS 7 ESXi/VMware Hang on Boot

I installed CentoOS 7.0 1406 on a VMWare ESXi 5.5 hypervisor. I installed "Sever with GUI" and selected KDE. However on boot I get the following messages in under a second, before the process tops ...
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Running ZIP Process in Background in CentOS

How can I run the following command/process in background immediately after starting it: zip -r file.zip directory/* What I actually want to do, is to run the zip process working even after ...
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Delete the oldest x Gigabytes of a directory [on hold]

I want to be able to delete say, the oldest 7 Gigabytes of a directory. Any method will be appreciated! Normally, I'd try for a long time on something like this, but my day job is in 3 hours and ...
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bchb.pfa missing in CentOS 6

With some application, I get the following error message in CentOS 6.6: FreeType: couldn't open face /usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript/bchb.pfa: 1 Indeed, when I "ls" this directory it contains ...
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Multiple internal networks on Virtual box (CentOS)

I have 3 NIC's (internal network) on one Virtual box Machine(CentOS 6.4) each NIC has its own network name intnet1,intnet2 and intnet3. So how I understand this is eth0 is connected to internal ...
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Execute Virtual Box Shared Folder Mount on Startup on Cent OS 7

I try to execute a mount command on startup in Cent OS 7. With FSTabs it did not work, so I tried the following: Creating the folder vbox-shared-folder-mount.service with the following content: ...
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mysql open file limit issue [closed]

It is a little hard to explain but I have a WordPress site which runs really fast but every so many hours it is causing a large spike in system cpy utilization. User cpu is way down. Centos 6.5 ...
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How to save Crontab edits?

I ran crontab -e and made some changes, now how do I save it?
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Can't access XAMPP after changing iptables

I've been working on a web application in a CentOS 7 machine and testing it in a Windows machine. Both machines are in a LAN network and I have access to the centos machine using VNC viewer and ...
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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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php-fpm and how it's related to php

I have a php-fpm setup with nginx and php 5.5.18... i have compiled the php from soruce with the following configuration './configure' '--disable-all' '--prefix=/opt/php/v5.5.18' '--enable-json' ...
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CentOS 5.x - `inittab` failing on `rc.d` calls

I have several servers that run some python scripts at the end of the inittab. I have one server which is having issues and the scripts weren't running. With troubleshooting, I found that if I moved ...
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How to get the service location in Linux box (Centos)?

I am using below command to get list of all running services on Unix box:- service --status-all For the list of running services which are returned, I need to know the install location/path of each ...
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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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what changes does 'alternatives --config java' actually do on a linux server?

When a choice is given to the 'alternatives --config java' option on a centos linux server, what is actually updated on the server itself? I'm in process of trying to automate rolling out java ...
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Broken sudo on Google Compute Engine

Error : [ri@myinstance-1 etc]$ sudo su - sudo: >>> /etc/sudoers: syntax error near line 120 <<< sudo: parse error in /etc/sudoers near line 120 sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, ...
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Where is Linux root filesystem on an attached drive

I have a CentOS system with many configurations/applications installed on a hard drive. I have installed a new CentOS system on a different hard drive. I have booted from the new system/hard drive and ...
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I Need to provide encryption at rest for a 50GB MySQL instance running on Centos 6.5

I can't use GusterFS because they don't recommend it and Ceph because it's clear they can't guarantee performance. I can't just encrypt certain database objects because it will take too much ...
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CentOS server cannot connect to external IPv4 sites

I recently installed CentOS 6.5 on an old laptop I had, and I am currently using it alongside Samba as a backup server. The problem is, It cannot connect to other external services (outside my home ...
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WHM is not working after installing red5 server on centos VPS?

I have purchased vps which already installed WHM but after installing the red5 server on vps whm access link is not working please help me
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Cent OS 7 : No disk selected issue on IBM server x236

I have IBM server x236, and when I try to insttal centOS 7 then it shows that no disk selected. But when I tried CentOS 6.5, it did not show any such error. I have configued RAID Model 5. How can I ...
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What is the purpose of the `daemon` group and user on RHEL/CentOS Linux?

I am on CentOS 6.5 and about to add a service to the system with chkconfig. It will run with its own system account, let's call it (the account) foobar, but I do not see the point of also creating the ...
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Allowing another user to execute program?

I want to allow a particular user to execute a compiled program in my directory. I got his username from cat /etc/passwd. The executable does not write any file but reads a few and gives output on the ...
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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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Emails from root while working with Horton Sandbox

I recently installed the VM for Horton Sandbox (CentOS 64) and I consistently get the notification: You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root and when I go there I see notices of the form: 22 ...
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CentOS 6.6 do not show icons etc only for user account

Helo all, Probably this question has been asked but was unanswered here. CentOS 6 does not show any desktop icons or anything in the panel My problem is that on my CentOS server 6.6, there is no ...
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Using Java in Chrome on Centos 7

I have installed java on my computer running CentOS 7. I've tried yum install java downloading the proper rpm for my bitness from java.com/en/download. I've also done as suggested in this how to ...
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Vinagre (Remote Desktop Viewer for GNOME) isn't working out of box(

I'm trying to use Remote Desktop Viewer to connect to remote server. I opened Remote Desktop Viewer, switched Protocol to RDP then entered my Host and my Username and clicked Connect. gnome-session: ...
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What is scripts@ in the root directory of a CentOS 6.5 server?

Cleaning up a clients server today and noticing a scripts@in /. What does it do? The server is CentOS 6.5 on CloudLinux kernel. Thanks!
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Installing packages on multiple centos machines

I have to install standard package like java 1.7 in 40 of my lab machines which are connected over a lan. I know I can simply write a shell script to install something in user space of each system, ...
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How to apply only security updates on CentOS?

Ive tried what this article describes: yum install yum-security Next step is yum list-security but the result of this is: Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.anl.gov * ...
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How to install parsoid in CentOS?

I am trying to install VisualEditor extension http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:VisualEditor for MediaWiki. A pre-requisite is to install Parsoid service. The instructions for Parsoid ...
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nginx 403 Forbidden on CentOS (Vagrant)

What I have checked so far: Logs - they are empty, booted a new VM. Permissions: $ namei -l /var/www/awesome/ f: /var/www/awesome/ dr-xr-xr-x root root / drwxr-xr-x root ...
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Release control from init.d script centos

I am using logstash-forwarder and starting it inside its init script with the command: /opt/logstash-forwarder/bin/logstash-forwarder -config=/etc/logstash-forwarder -spool-size 100 This command ...
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Centos How to give permission to view folder ?

I push all the local files to Google Compute Engine using gcloud compute copy-files then login to VM using gcloud compute --project and view the uploaded file using ls command it's there .. No ...
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using a local version of vim instead of system on CentOS

My school runs centos and a dated version of vim. i want to use a new version of vim so I can have access to stuff I otherwise wouldnt. I built and configured a 7.4.300 version of vim with python, lua ...
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Kickstart file not being received - rocks cluster

We are setting up a rocks cluster. We have one compute node directly connected via a cat5 ethernet cable. Rocks is installed on our main node, and we are trying to install a compute node. The node is ...
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CPanel is warning about inconsistent RPMs for an old MySQL installation — how do I fix this?

I used the CPanel WHM interface to move MySQL from v5.0 to 5.6 earlier this week. Last night I got an email from my system that claims there are now problems with older MySQL RPMs. The email said: ...
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VMWare Fusion samba share very slow in a CentOS on a Yosemite host

I bought a new iMac, installed the latest version of VMWare, copied over all my data, including a CentOS 6.5 vm, and when I connect to it via samba, it's absolutely insanely slow. I mean like 20-60 ...
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CentOS 7 on VirtualBox Using 100% CPU

I have CentOS 7 installed as a guest in a VirtualBox 4.3.18 virtual machine, with the latest guest additions installed too. The host operating system is OS X Yosemite running on my 2014 MacBook Pro ...