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How do I install the latest gcc 4.7.0 on centos 6.2?

[root@localhost dyliu]# yum list gcc Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos.mirrors.tds.net * extras: ...
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CentOS connect to the internet

I installed CentOS, but it didn't automatically connect to the internet. Is that the normal behavior? I have Ethernet Broadband Router DI-604 and WebStar DPX2203 series Cablemodem with EMTA . What ...
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Which package contains the `most` command

I feel extremely dumb for asking this, but: On CentOS, which package should I install to have the most command (a really nice pager)? A google search turns up way too many irrelevant results. A ...
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iredmail httpd default redirecting to domain.com/mail - how to stop

I have iRedmail installed on my server, it installed apache with it, when pointing to my domain name, it redirects to mydomain.com/mail - which I would like to prevent. The default index.html file had ...
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SELinux forbids access to httpd userdir

I am running a CentOS machine. I want to serve user directories with Apache, so I configured httpd.conf to allow the public_html directory. I have added the apache user to my usergroup and chmod g+xr ...
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CentOS : Dependency Resolution Errors

I had been using Ubuntu for quite sometime and recently installed CentOS and getting the below error when I update using yum. How do I resolve such errors? Dependency Resolution Errors: Package: ...
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Centos: php-devel trashed mysql

Good morning. I'm on a CentOS machine, did a yum install php-devel Flat out saying this MySQL Daemon failed to start. Starting mysqld: [FAILED] which ...
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MySQL ERROR 2002 (HY000) on CentOS 5

I have problem with starting up mysql. When I type service mysql start All I got is ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)** ...
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Moving files between home directories

Good morning, I am attempting to setup a cron job on my CentOS machine that will transfer a file from one users home directory to a directory in anothers. btiseis@mymachine [~]# mv ./myfile.csv ...
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CentOS, cannot create ftp user

I have VPS and I installed cPanel & WHM and everything works, but i tried to add user with "useradd -m user -d /home/cs/user" and it worked, I added password and tried to login in ftp, and it ...
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Hot-swapping drives

I have hot swap drives and controllers, but have never actually used the hot swap capability. What is the procedure for doing so? Do I need to warn Linux that I'm about to pull a drive out? Should ...
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emacs won't start due to “No fonts match `Inconsolata-12'”

Several weeks ago, I tried to customize my default font face Emacs 21.4.1 running on CentOS 5.5, and now emacs won't start. emacs will start with the -fn flag. However, I can't find where ...
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vsftp on RedHat (CentOS) - Is there a way to disable uploading files by mime/type or extension?

E.g. disable "*.file, .html" uploads? Or enable only ".avi" and "*.mov" etc.
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vsftp on RedHat (CentOS) - make file-size and number of files quotes for anonymous uploads?

We have vsftpd service on our server but I didn't find a way to put limits on file size and total space available for anonymous file uploading (doing it via an account will make it harder - as our ...
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“radeon disabling gpu acceleration” hang on boot of clean CentOS 6.2 Minimal install

I have a clean install of CentOS 6.2 minimal on a server. On boot, just after the GRUB boot loader screen, I get a message that's about 3 lines long and very blurry. The same message appears on the ...
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On my centos linux box the ip address and default gateway are reset each night?

Hi I've tried quite a few things to do with config files like from here How to make my default gateway permanent in CentOS? So that after a reboot it does not get lost and here ...
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Xen - virt-install fails

I am trying to setup a Xen DomU using virt-install --prompt After answering the usual questions the installation image is being downloaded from the internet. Then after 'Creating storage file' and ...
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Xorg Different Height Monitors

I am trying to set up a dual monitor desktop, with a 19" LED monitor, and a 15" CRT monitor, and have done so, using nvidia-settings to write to my xorg.conf. However, the problem I am now dealing ...
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Many duplicate binaries created in /usr/bin and /bin

I have a CentOS box that's been up for about a year. It's not got anything hugely important on it, and had a lot of PHP code that I cannot personally vouch for and is fairly old. I realise this is ...
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How do I create a backup before applying updates on CentOS?

I just installed CentOS and found a couple of updates using yum check-updates. How can I do backups for all the files on each update? For example, rpm or udev. I tried: cp -Rp /where-it-is-located ...
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How do I enable 'highlight to copy' feature on CentOS6

How do I enable 'highlight to copy' feature on CentOS6, and middlemouse click to paste. I thought this is a standard feature for linux distros
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CentOS 6.0 yum audacity dependency

I'm trying to install audacity on centos using yum and I cant force yum to resolve all dependencies, here's what i got, can someone help me with it (when I download the rpm file and click-installit i ...
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CentOS error with mod_wsgi: cannot find -lpython3.2

I've been trying to install mod_wsgi configured for Python 3.2 on a CentOS machine and I keep running into the error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpython3.2 As near as I can tell this is caused by ...
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CentOS, Virtual Box, and Ping

Ok, long story... I have two VM's running in Virtual Box. Both are configured with an internal network adapter and a NAT'ed connection (for internet connection only). One VM is running CentOS 5 and ...
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How to remove SSH port forwarding

The following command has been executed on our server, Nexus, to forward remote desktop connections to remote machine Lagos-B: screen -S rdp ssh -L [*]:886:10.1.100.91:886 root@lagos-b -N I need to ...
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Usb mouse response slowly on first time boot-up

I am using Cent OS . When I start Cent OS first time in the day. The usb mouse works very slowly nearly with nonresponse. But when I restart my system it works fine. It is happening every day. ...
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how to create a service for node.js in centOS

I am trying to turn my node.js server into a service. I have tried a few different ways, but have not had any success yet. Is there anyone who is able to help me out with this? Thanks!
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ecryptfs in centos

I am trying to install ecryptfs on Cent0s 5.5. Thee process is: yum install ecryptfs-utils It seems to run fine. However when I do modprobe ecryptfs It returns FATAL: Module ecryptfs not ...
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Install Codendi on CentOS

I want to manage my project using project management software. After reading about Codendi, I try to install Codendi 4.2.3.10 on CentOS 5.6 using VirtualBox 4.0.2. Here's the situation: I'm totally ...
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Centos has logs with two “hours”, UTC and GMT, why?

my logs contain currently two timezones, do you have an idea from where it comes and how to fix this? It's the first time I see this on a system. The system is running inside a Virtuozzo container ...
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Removing/Disabling Firewall on Linux CentOs seem to happen temporarily

I tried following the instructions in this link to disable and remove iptables firewall using commands: # service iptables save # service iptables stop # chkconfig iptables off # iptables -F # ...
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nmap installation issue

vanilla centos with latest updates, installed gcc, and after ./configure:.... Configuration complete. Type make (or gmake on some *BSD machines) to compile. [root@winxp nmap-5.51]# make ...
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Centos XRandR Portrait

I am having a hard time getting xrandr to properly rotate my monitor into protrait configuration. Oddly you can see how the screen's image is screwed up once I do xrandr -o left however when I take a ...
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Subversion installation on CentOS 5 - Missing Dependency perl(URI)

Trying to install subversion on CentOS 5 server. "yum install subversion" runs into the prob of Error: Missing Dependency: perl(URI) >= 1.17 is needed by package subversion-1.4.2-4.el5_3.1.i386 ...
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Power management driver - suse vs centos

I have a hand-held PC and have installed CentOS on it. It has a cradle that can be used to charge it. When I take it off the cradle, KDE warns that the battery is low, so it shuts itself down. The ...
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Default Unix test page raplacement

I hast my site on Unix, using CentOS. Is there a way to modify the default CentOS screen? Where is the file stored?
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Couldn't create error file for command: no such file or directory

When launching tclsh, I am getting this error message: couldn't create error file for command: no such file or directory Can't find out what causes this to happen. How to fix this issue? My ...
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JRuby rpm for Centos 5.3?

Has anybody built a JRuby RPM for Centos 5.3? I know that JRuby can be just 'dropped in' and it will work on Centos 5.3, but I would like an RPM because it can be distributed, installed etc. easily ...
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Couldn't dual boot Vista and Centos 5.4

Today I have installed Centos 5.4 with dual boot with Vista. Everything was fine, but after testing Centos 5.4, when I tried to load Vista, it did not load. After selecting vista from grub menu, it ...
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Openmeetings: problem in running: “Address already in use ”

i am trying to run openmeetings in my CentOS vps. when i run $ ./red5.sh after a lot of lines it says: Bootstrap Complete and a few lines before it it says: Caused by: java.net.BindException: ...
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Installing Zend on CentOS is having dependency issues

I'm trying to install PHP's Zend Server on my CentOS VPS but it's having dependency issues that I can't seem to resolve. zend-server-php-5.2-4.0-73.noarch from Zend_noarch has depsolving problems ...
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Is there a way to rip DVDs & CDs on headless CentOS box?

Has anyone set up headless DVD & CD ripping on a CentOS box? I’ve seen a few posts and threads about other operating systems, but nothing about CentOS / Fedora / Red Hat, and nothing recent. I’d ...
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Xen reports that “Host does not support virtualization type 'hvm'”

[root@www www]# cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 23 model name : Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5500 @ 2.80GHz stepping : 10 cpu MHz ...
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CentOS Server not booting, can only ping it

My server went down yesterday and i've just been trying to get it back online, I can ping it but i can't access SSH or HTTP etc. I've rebooted it into rescue mode but i'm not 100% sure what i'm ...
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CentOS - Upgrading MongoDB to 2.6.1 with no internet

I'm trying to install MongoDB 2.6.1 on my CentOS machine that has no access to the internet. I've downloaded the rpm files from the repo, and when I try installing, I keep getting the ...
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Disable NIC on CentOS

I have a server running on CentOS 6.5, the server have 2 NICs, and it happen sometimes when I reboot to pickup the a different NIC, I am trying to completely disable eth0 and the NIC linked to it. ...
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MacFusion connecting to CentOS: Authentication failed

I've got three iMacs here (one mine, two from others), which should all connect through SSHFS with a MacFusion client to a CentOS server. I've been trying to get it all working with my iMac, which ...
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CentOS and icewm

I'm using CentOS 6.3 32bit with 512MB memory and 8GB in a test environment. What would be the command to install icewm desktop in CentOS 6 minimal?
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I have multiple installs of wordpress, all using the same plugins but in different locations. how can i use a symlink link to avoid duplication?

I have multiple installations of wordpress on my server, all using the same plugins but in different locations. i.e i have /home/site1/wp-content/plugins/plugin1 ...
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Create and seed .torrent using command line

I want to create and seed a torrent file from console (CentOS), so I've installed and started transmission, but the .torrent file doesn't seed: yum install transmission-cli transmission-daemon -y ...