CentOS stands for Community ENTerprise Operating System, the most popular Linux distribution for web servers with almost 30% of all servers using it. Third-party software is not included in the base.

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Failed dependency while installing Iron browser (a Chromium web browser clone)

Installation failed while trying to install Iron browser. [root@localhost softwares]# rpm -ivh iron64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15)(64bit) is needed by ...
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Warning: DocumentRoot * does not exist on Centos 6

My virtual hosts lines: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@dummy-host.example.com DocumentRoot /www/docs/example.com ServerName example.com ErrorLog ...
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Proper procedure - sftp access to www folder - To be able to upload files

My www folder is root:root. What should it be? My site works perfectly but maybe I am doing something wrong. My nginx.conf says user is 'nginx'. Should I be changing the www onwership and group to ...
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Can I remove VirtFS folder after umounting?

I have removed all jailed shell permissions for all accounts. I have unmounted all jailed folders using this command. for i in `cat /proc/mounts | grep /home/virtfs | cut -d ' ' -f 2 ` ; do umount ...
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How to create a virus isolating environment to run children games

I have a Linux Centos 6 server in the garage without a monitor or keyboard, and it does not hold any sensitive information. My wife has a Windows 7 laptop which she surfs the Internet, checks emails, ...
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update gcc /g++ on Cent Os 5.9

I would like to update gcc/g++ on my Cent Os 5.9. The version I have is 4.1.2 : Would it be possible to update it to 4.4.7 like Cent Os 6.4 WITHOUT updating the entire operating system? It looks to ...
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Error using yum in centos 6

my yum command used to work fine , but now , when I try to use it , it gives me an error : file:///home/user/repo/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] Could not open/read ...
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CentOS 6.4 minimal unable to use yum

I have a minimal CentOS 6.4 running off a VM through VirtualBox in Bridged mode. Fedora 19 is the host. I am completely unable to use yum update. Whenever I try, I get this error: Error: Cannot find ...
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vsftpd on CentOS - permissions

I've searched a lot and I can't find a properly answer for my case. I think it has something to do with groups, but I can't discover a solution that fits me. So here's the deal: I have a home server ...
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How can I mount 2 drives on 1 directory

The first drive has Raid 1 and has a partition mounted on /home the 2nd has 1 partition will all it's data and raid 0 how can I mount that on /home too?
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Connecting from win7 to VirtualBox/CentOS/MySQL

I am running VirtualBox 4.2.16 in Win7. There I have MySQL server in CentOS 6.4. Telnet from Win7 to CentOS is fine. mysql -u root -h 192.168.56.102 p in CentOS is fine. This is what I have in the ...
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Enable beep in CentOS that installed on virtualbox

I install CentOS 6.4 on virtualbox and I want to use beep, I install beep-1.3-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm but not working. There is any way to enable beep on CentOS that installed on virtualbox?
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Error building mvfs

I am trying to build mvfs so that I can run IBM Rational ClearCase on a CentOS 6.4 machine. I have all the dependencies installed so I cd to the mvfs_src folder and get the following error while ...
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How to install PyGTK for Python 2.7 on CentOS 6?

I am having a big problem installing PyGTK for Python 2.7 on CentOS 6. The YUM on CentOS does not have Python 2.7 or any modules for it, so I had to build Python 2.7 from source. But PyGTK has a ...
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When was gcc last updated in my system?

Is it possible to know the last update date of gcc in Centos? If yes, how can it be checked? The problem is that one my applications, which used to run before in gcc, is not running in gcc.
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1 Public Facing NIC and 1 Private Facing NIC - Different Subnets and Different Default Gateways

I have tried many approaches to my problem. I had gotten his to work using static routes. But, I wanted a RAID 0 setup so I wiped and installed a clean minimal Centos 6.4 system. Current: Centos ...
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Ubuntu - Clone Terminal Window with SSH Connection

I've used some windows SSH programs, which allow me to spawn new windows based on my current SSH connection. Is there an easy way to "clone" my terminal window that is connected to a different ...
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Can't access SVN on my CentOS home server

I've recently installed Subversion on my CentOS home server. I followed the instructions here: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Subversion but I can't access the repository from Eclipse (I've ...
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Restoring after a reinstall centOS

Basically my OVH server was reformatted without my permission using the manager panel. I'm using Centos 6. How would I go about recovering those files? Specifically - I need to recover my user ...
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wo network cards. How to setup one lan and one wan on server

I have a server with two NIC cards. Right now eth0 is connected to my router to my ISP. But i want to setup eth1 as my LAN so deliver an internet connection from the server to my laptop. How can i ...
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GhostScript “Unrecoverable error, exit code 1” when using embeded fonts in .pdf

I have been trying to convert a .pdf file to a .png in Imagick, but I keep getting the "Unrecoverable error, exit code 1". I did some research and discovered that the problem is somehow related to the ...
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Can i press the number '7' on my keyboard and make it insert ' a string ' instead of '7' ?

I am using centos linux 6.4 desktop ( minimal desktop ) i am looking for a solution so that when i press the number '7' on my keyboard.. it will insert a string rather than '7'... the numbers on ...
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CentOS DHCP server failover won't give out leases

I have followed this tutorial: http://www.madboa.com/geek/dhcp-failover/ However, I can not seem to get a lease at my windows client. I have set both servers (CentOS 6.2) in virtual machines, ...
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Centos unable to upload file permission denied error

Yesterday I installed vsftpd in my centos server. But I am not able to upload files permission denied error. So I set owner and 775 file permission, and also i set 777 permission and then also I cant ...
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CentOS 6 does not show any desktop icons or anything in the panel

I was using CentOS 6 in VirtualBox fine for a couple of days. Now, when I login via the GUI user prompt, all I get is the background screen, no icons, no menubar, nothing. I am not terribly familiar ...
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GRUB menu customization (change menu appearance)

In my GRUB (GRUB 0.97) menu the selector became invisible (changed of inversion color). I would like get my selector bar back and by the way customize a bit grub menu to be more fancy with colors. ...
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wpa_supplicant unexpectedly running on server

I discovered that wpa_supplicant is running on some of my CentOS 6.4 servers, without having been explicitly declared in the chkconfig setup. What can be causing this ? $ chkconfig --list | grep ...
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how can i choose the destination path for my python in the Centos 5.3

This may sound stupid but I'm trying to install python but it is installed in /usr/bin/ but I want to install it on /usr/local/bin. how can I do that?
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Insatall phpMyAdmin in CentOS vps

I can make a account in host1free.com.And now I had a vps server In this vps server opreting system is centOS and I can not use it before so I am newbie for this and I want to install a phpmyadmin in ...
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CentOS how to configure autoban after failed SSH logon attempts

I'm managing a virtual machine that some predecessor has set up. If I try to logon and enter the wrong password three times in a row my current IP gets banned for a lengthy time (some 30 minutes at ...
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Increasing INode Limit

Is there a way to increase the INode Limit in CentOS without adding partition ? I got some 5 million files to be stored but it may increase in future.
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CentOS 6.3 x86_64, 3.3GB memory available, 4GB memory installed

I've searched serverfault and found this question: Linux x86_64 reports 3.2G of memory instead of 4G But my problem is slightly different from that one. I've checked my BIOS. I didn't find the Memory ...
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Setup SSHd on port 522 on CentOS 6.3 (x64)

I currently run a server with SSH on a non-standard port for security reasons. That was 522 on CentOS 5, but CentOS 6 doesn't (easily) allow SSH to run on any port below 1024, other than 22 ...
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I need some guidance on what to do next with my server

I have a server with the following specifications: HP DL180 G6 2 x Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5620 8GB RAM 4 x 2TB Hard drives running in a RAID10 NGINX running as download webserver It is connected at ...
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How to install a software in the centOS system which is installed in the virtual machine?

I downloaded a CentOS VMware file which can be played on the VMware Player. the problem for me is that I would like to install some software in the CentOS playing on the VMware player, but I don't ...
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Route network through server

Sorry if this has been answered. I truly searched thoroughly before asking. I've got two routers, and a server with two nic's I want my network to function as follows: MODEM -> Router 1 (DHCP HERE) ...
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Give developer access to dev site only

Okay, so I've got our web user for the live site, also the cpanel user, and a new user develop. Our site path goes: /home/user/public_html/dev I need to give user develop permissions to write ONLY ...
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Share /var/www/ on Virtual Box CentOS 6.3 VM with Windows 7

I would like the ability to share /var/www/ on Virtual Box CentOS 6.3 VM with Windows 7 so I can: Browse file tree's in my IDE. Save changes without permissions conflicts during development. I ...
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domain MX record not found while installing Zimbra

I am getting this error: DNS ERROR resolving MX for localhost.localdomain It is suggested that the domain name have an MX record configured in DNS Re-Enter domain name? [Yes] named file: $ttl ...
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CURL -I issue stop responding when contain “=”

i did this command : curl -I ...
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centos and fontpackages-filesystem

How do I go about installing fontpackages-filesystem onto centos? Getting the error: Missing Dependency: fontpackages-filesystem >= 1.13 is needed by package ...
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Enlarge file system space on CentOs5

I need to enlarge the space of my file system on a CentOs5 vm. (I use VMware player where I already extended the disk size to around 7.1GB - but I think I need to run some commands in the vm) ...
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Add new partition under raid-1 array

I have small /tmp partition, and I want to create new partition with size 10 GB than current one, I have two hard disk on raid-1 array # mdadm --query --detail /dev/md0 /dev/md0: Version : ...
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Unable to view users and groups

I am using Centos5 running on a VMWare but whenever I choose to open the User Manager menu from System->Administration, an error message always displays The user database cannot be read. This ...
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CSF Unresolved issue

I began receiving service failures for CSF/LFD once the limit was reached in iptables preventing the service from working properly. I flushed all iptables rules, and redid by rules using CIDR rather ...
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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 ...