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Delay in FTP when transferring to a network storage

I'm having trouble with an FTP server, the FTP server is running on CentOS. The FTP server being used is VSftpd 2.0.5 ( I believe this is the default server that was installed with CentOS ). Prior to ...
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Installing fonts on GUI-less Linux for wkhtmltoimage

I'm having difficulties getting wkhtmltoimage to recognize fonts not installed on my CentOS 5.8 box. I've tried installing the font I need (Verdana) via .rpm but that didn't seem to work. I tried ...
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Centos release 6.4 - files transferred via samba are corrupted

I routinely transfer files to remote linux machines via samba. On one particular machine, every file that I transfer becomes corrupted. For example, the example file 'test.txt': testing testing ...
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CentOS Firefox 401 Error - Authentication Required (The site says: “XDB”)

I recently did a desktop installation of CentOS 6.4 for the very first time and have had issues trying to connect to the web. Thus far the following three steps have been configured: Network ...
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Linux distro for Java [closed]

I am setting up a server that will run multiple Java programs and requires Java 7. I am more familiar with Debian but have been advised that CentOS/RHEL has better 64bit Java 7 support. Is there any ...
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Can I use different server IP address in NTP time synchronization?

By default, it is something like, server 0.rhel.pool.ntp.org server 1.rhel.pool.ntp.org server 2.rhel.pool.ntp.org Can I choose my server IP address for synchronizing time?
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Main php.ini file to change file size for phpmyadmin in Centos 6.4 with ISP Config 3 is not working

Hi I'm trying to upload a backup database via phpmyadmin. But the max upload size is 2mb. I changed php.ini file and restarted the apache but it does not work. the ini file that I changed is in ...
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lsusb: unable to initialize libusb: -99

When I try to run lsusb I get the following error: $ lsusb unable to initialize libusb: -99 System details: OS: CentOS 6.5 Kernel: 2.6.32-431.1.2.0.1.el6.x86_64 Installed: ...
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Give Server internet access over a P2P network using Debian 7

I have set up a simple P2P network between my desktop PC (running Debian 7) and my home server (running CentOS 6.5). I am able to ping between the two systems, and they connected via a wired Ethernet ...
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Creating RPM and DEB manually

I am doing a project with my friends which integrates two opensource web applications into one. Both applications use a MySQL database. I want to merge the two into a single RPM or DEB file. So ...
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Imagick jpeg:size option not working on one server but not the other

Not sure if this should be posted here or on stackoverflow so figured this was the safer bet. I'm using Imagick to resize jpegs. This is part of the code $prehintSize = (int) $requestedWidth > ...
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My Private Elite Proxy Is Not Working

I am setting up a private proxy server on my centos 6 vps server. I have installed squid but and set up a config file. The problem is that whenever I use it in my browser, my ip address changes, ...
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CentOS 6.4 console keyboard layout hotswitch

On an X-server-less CentOS 6.4 box (so no setxkbmap) I share with another person, the other person's name is much easier to type in a particular keymap. Ideally, there would be a way, on-the-fly, to ...
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VM running CentOS, can ping but can't access web server

I've been trying to set up a CentOS server for the first time (ever setting up a Linux server). The installation went fine, I installed LAMPP (and the required dependencies for x86), used the lampp ...
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CentOS 6.4, hibernate issue

The problem is, I can't use Hibernate feature. The system allows me to, but just after the power down, the system wakes up. Seems the system is getting wakeup command from somewhere else, USB, PCI... ...
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chsh doesn't change shell

I'm using CentOS 6.5, and the chsh command does not work. I've tried under my account and as root, each time using both the full argument chsh -s /bin/tcsh and using just chsh and following the ...
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How to chown directory for multiple users?

Specs: Running Centos 6 64 Bit I am trying to chown a directory for all users on the VPS, aswell as for apache. But for some reason I can only have either apache, or just the users. I tried doing ...
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What's a reliable command-line Linux app for SFTP uploading?

I have to upload a large number of files via SFTP. I need a command-line app to do this on Linux CentOS 6. Yes, I've searched on Google and haven't found any that are reliable. I tried to use scp ...
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Use scons with gcc 4.7 on CentOS 6

I followed the instructions at Install gcc 4.7 on CentOS for installing gcc 4.7.2 under /opt/centos/devtoolset-1.1/root/. Now I'd like to build a project which is configured to use scons. I did the ...
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Linux empty buffer cache command permission denied

I'm using the following commands to flush cache: # sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches # sync; echo 2 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches # sync; echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches When I use ...
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No loader-wizard in ioncube installer?

Trying to install IonCube on Centos 6, and well whenever I download the ioncube, there is no installer like the tutorials say there are. I am following the digital ocean tutorial: ...
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Debug info package for centos

Hi I am getting the following on each line of gdb instruction steps. Does anyone know what package I need to install to remove this message from a CentOS build? Missing separate debuginfos, use: ...
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Struggling to mount on Cent-OS on VMware workstation

This is what I did. (1) Enabled "Shared" on VMware workstation 10 with a Windows Host's folder. (2) Extract "vmware-tools-distrib" into my /home/Tom/Download and run "vmware-install.pl" (3) On ...
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MySQL server 5.5 on CentOS 6.5 error: “mysqld: unrecognized service”

I am using CentOS 6.5. I installed MySQL Server 5.5 from a .rpm package (downloaded from the official MySQL site) using the default .rpm installer. I also installed MySQL Client package the same way. ...
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My domain name is doubled in dns on my centos 6.5 vm guest. server.mydomain.com.mydomain.com

my centos guest is set up as follows. It gets its IP address from DHCP. [marathon@server ~]$ domainname mydomain.com [marathon@server ~]$ hostname server [marathon@server ~]$ more ...
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CentOS - how to use ln command in this situation?

Create a file like the log file in CentOS, when this log file is updated, then the copy of the log file is also updated. Maybe I use this command: ln -s logfile copy_of_logfile Then when logfile's ...
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Recover CentOS - blinking cursor on boot

I broke CentOS trying to edit a file I probably shouldn't have touched in an attempt to get a user to automatically login. The instruction was this: Modify following line in /etc/init/tty.conf exec ...
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Centos 6 - Can't get out of safe mode

So I was going into safe mode from following a tut to fix the error Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO) And I had issued the following command: mysqld_safe ...
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Using a VirtualBox guest as a filestore for a physical network

I've got a CentOS host with a CentOS guest (both 6.5). On my guest I've installed and setup Samba, and given it a fixed ip of 192.168.1.2 (my host is 192.168.1.1 / my router is 192.168.1.254). From ...
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Filetype is NET? Other sites on server are “folder”

I am curious as to why two sites on my Centos 6 server are "NET" as the filetype. Does it make a difference vs a folder? Here is a picture for better understanding: As you can see, ...
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Connecting to Guest Machine apache from another computer VirtualBox

I'm using virtualbox running CentOS and I am unable to connect to the guest apache server from another computer. I can connect to the guest from the host and from any computer on my LAN network, but ...
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make does not show option on pressing tab on centos

In my office i have ubuntu where in my project folder i have Makefile. If i got to folder and then press make and then tab then it shows all option but at my home i am pressing table after Make and ...
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How can i get simple makefile tutorial without compilers [closed]

In my project our coder have written the makefile for installing and deploying the web application like make install.php which then contain instructions to install it. I am searching google and you ...
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How can I merge partitions in Linux without losing data?

So, I'm working on a couple VMs for a high-profile site, and they have /home partitioned separately from / (root). The owner has asked me to merge the two partitions so that /home is not partitioned ...
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Cannot install CentOS 6.5 using UEFI usb boot

I am trying to dual-boot CentOS 6.5 on my desktop that is currently running Windows 8.1. I have two storage devices: an SSD that has my Windows installation, and an HDD that has all of my data. Both ...
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How to get total running time of a hard disk

In order to do disk rotation in a server, I need to know the current running time (online) time of a disk on a Linux CentOS release 6.3 (Final) system. The disks are connected with SATA (e.g. ...
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Get the available space of Dropbox using Linux command line

I'm using CentOS. Is there a way to get the unused space in my Dropbox account using the command line?
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“muxserver_listen bind(): No such file or directory” using todo.txt over ssh on Haiku OS

I'm getting this error after entering a password when connecting via ssh from a Terminal window, ever since I followed these directions to reuse ssh connections: "...consider appending the following ...
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Accessing CentOS installation

I use an SSD as my boot device, and I have a HDD that I use for data. Both drives are set up using GPT/UEFI. I installed CentOS to its own partition on the HDD, and I have Windows 8.1 installed to the ...
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Server hijacked / being used as bitcoin miner - how to I stop this?

I'm in a bit of a situation, my server has been hijacked and it appears to be involved in a bitcoin mining operation. I need to know where to start at least, I'm a novice system admin and haven't ...
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SSH Tunnel for restricted user w/ PuTTY and no shell

so I have been using SSH tunnels to restrict access to internal sites or portions of public sites for a while now, and since only admins had SSH access at all I've been using standard non-root/sudo ...
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Upstart: unrecognized service (CentOS 6.4)

I have created an upstart service from this gist. I put it into: [andrey@vm01 ~]$ ll /etc/init/play.conf -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 1255 Dec 1 20:50 /etc/init/play.conf I also installed upstart, as ...
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Default ispconfig 3 website page doesn't show

I am not a professional Linux user. I want to use ISPConfig 3 so I installed php and MariaDB on CentOS 6.3 on a vmware guest OS. Then I installed ISPConfig 3 too (on port 8080). But when I enter ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

So at first I was getting this error when trying to create databases for use in phpmyadmin. ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) I ...
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Disable volume controls in KDE / KMix Without Root Access

I'm using KDE on CentOS through a VNC session, and I never intend for any sound to be used in this session, it is always completely silent. When I have the VNC client open (in Windows) and I press ...
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MySQL Daemon Failed to Start - centos 6

So not sure why I am getting such error. When I type: mysql I get: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) I know that there should ...
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No longer able to access Centos 6 VPS the “normal” way?

So I still yes do have access to the serial console stuff but I am really limited on my options now. I did numerous things before I had rebooted my VPS so I really can't pinpoint what I did to cause ...
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Where to retrieve MySQL Database Backup? Centos 6

Had taken a look at: Where Are Databases Located - MySQL File Location Didn't seem to help much. I used this for a single MySQLDatabase backup: ...
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How to install PHP 5.3 on CentOS 6?

I finally found a place for all the PHP 5.3 files. I have all the links, I just really don't know where else to go from having the links. Simply doing "yum install linkshere" just gave me issues like ...
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Does docker support CentOS/RHEL now? (after 0.7 release)

As this post (http://blog.docker.io/2013/11/docker-0-7-docker-now-runs-on-any-linux-distribution/) claims that docker now have "Standard Linux support" including RHEL, but in the documents ...