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CentOS DNS malfunctioning - Cannot resolve any hostnames after reboot

I am running Linux VPS on CentOS 6.4, and I log into it remotely via putty I made a change to my /etc/sysconfig/selinux file: /etc/sysconfig/selinux # SELINUX= can take one of these three values: # ...
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CentOS permissions for FTP user - 550 Create directory operation failed

I have created an ftp user on my CentOS server. Now I can log in remotely via ftp using my username and password, see all the directory listings (not limited/jailed) to any directory, but I cannot ...
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how to install mangal.ttf on linux (centos)

I've downloaded mangal.ttf from cghs.nic.in/hindiFont.jsp and copied it to /usr/share/fonts/TTF ; somehow the system is not able to recognize it (I'm verifying same using LaTeX). Is there any ...
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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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FTP Server - Do you really need it? [closed]

I am going to ask what some might think as a silly question. When you think of any client - Browser, FTP, VPN, you automatically think/know that it must connect to a server. I am running a CentOS ...
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Changing servers default network interface

I have a server with wired and wireless Ethernet. I believe all is good with the devices drivers and WPA2 is configured correctly. I set two devices using system-network-config; eth0 which I ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unable to reach Internet after setting up Host-Only Adaptor in CentOS 6.4

Edit-2013-07-08 - I am using Windows 7, and Virtualbox 4.2.16, with a CentOS 6.4 guest using the Host-Only adapter and a NAT'ed connection. First, I was using the NAT'ed connection, but I wanted to ...
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how to type foreign language in vi editor

I want to type text as \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Aparajita} \begin{document} \section*{इनपुट साधने ऑनलाइन वापरून पहा} आपण निवडलेल्‍या भाषेमध्‍ये टाइप करणे सोपे बनवतात ...
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How to setup password-less ssh between two vagrant machines?

I have set up a enviroment of two machines in vagrant where I used the following CentOS image: http://developer.nrel.gov/downloads/vagrant-boxes/CentOS-6.4-x86_64-v20130427.box Lets call the two ...
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How to install Nagios + Centreon in centOS 6?

I already tried many tutorials over the internet trying to setup nagios and centreon to work together in centOS 6.4. What I want is to run a script and it does everything, I should go to centreon web ...
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Create zip files that with given size

My question is same as in Create multiple zip files that are not dependent on each other? but my idea is to add files to zip until it is of required size and continue with a new zip file for others ...
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“Not a bootable partition” from Haiku's boot manager for new Linux partitions

I just did this: made an Intel Extended partition covering the whole HD using Haiku Alpha 4.1's DriveSetup made several BeOS partitions deleted the first one installed Haiku onto one of the other ...
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How to build rpm package correctly?

I'm trying to install the new version from ganglia, which provides a tar.gz. My procedure was uncompress the tar.gz file, enter in the folder and then makes rpmbuild -ba ganglia.spec, a warning ...
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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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loopback adapter lost ip address 127.0.0.1?

I noticed networking issues and discovered lo was not behaving properly: it did not have any ip address! lo Link encap:Local Loopback LOOPBACK MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX ...
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How to change Apache to serve a subdirectory by default

I have a vanilla install of DokuWiki on CentOS 6.4 with Apache. The internal URL is http://wiki/dokuwiki How do I go about configuring Apache/DokuWiki to not require the /dokuwiki part? I want ...
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Two errors on error log when trying to use ZF2 on CentOS with PHP 5.3.24

I am trying to use zend framework 2, i follow these instructions on centos6 via ssh. http://framework.zend.com/manual/2.0/en/user-guide/skeleton-application.html and when trying to start my website ...
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How to set up git repo on my subdomain?

I have a centOS VPS and I have install git. However, I want to set up a git repo on a subdomain on one of the domains hosted on my vps in order so I can push there for testing. How do I do this?
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CentOS and OpenSSH

I've recently installed CentOS 6 on an old Dell PC. I'm trying to setup OpenSSH at the moment, I been following some tutorials (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKafb0koJEg) on You Tube, while they have ...
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Manually Editing iptables

I'm using CentOS. What I'm wondering is, what happens if I manually edit /etc/sysconfig/iptables and save it? Is that the definitive source? When I type iptables -L I get something that doesn't match ...
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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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Creating a bootable USB drive from a distro split over two DVD ISOs

I am searching and not finding the right way to do this. Please note, I don't think I'm trying for anything strange here. I just want to make a bootable USB stick of a single OS that happens to be ...
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Subversion Commit Big file issue

I am trying to commit 15mb file in svn. But after 5mb transfer getting error message & commit failed. Error message is "svn: Server sent unexpected return value (413 Request Entity Too Large) in ...
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How to show a warning message when entering a folder?

I don't know if this is possible, but, I have a folder which I would like to show some warning message when the user enters in it. In my case would say that the folder could be deleted without ...
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Where is the Riak CentOS installation directory?

Used "yum install riak" on CentOS 5.8, and easily found the config files in /etc/riak. However, I can't find where the data files and installation files are located. Anyone know where they are? ...
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Version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found in CentOS (in file /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6)

I try to use a program and I get the following error. /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found Under /usr/lib64 the libstdc++ I see is libstdc++.so.6.0.13 (and a soft link). ...
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How can I set a system wide PATH-variable for cron on Centos 6.4

I'd like to make sure that every user specific crontab has the same PATH-environment. I tried to set the PATH in /etc/crontab but it seems like this config file is not read by crond. Following are ...
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Using curl on centos 5.9 for the same server hosted sites giving 404 [closed]

I am using the following command on my ssh terminal- curl -v -L http://mysite/path to request some data. However, its returning a 404 error(the site is hosted on the same server). But using curl ...
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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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How can I add a FQDN to a Centos VM running on VirtualBox?

I would like to add a fully qualified domain name to my Centos 6 VM that is running on virtualbox. The virtualbox is set to be in bridged mode. I'm a windows programmer, and I am as far as they get ...
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library for html to rtf conversion [closed]

I am much needed the linux library for converting html document to rtf. As currently, I have used CMS kind of functionality where html is stored in database. I need to convert it in rtf. If any ...
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Wicd set up on centos

I am having difficulties with wicd on start up on CentOS 6. When it starts up it complains that it cannot connect to the DBus and that the daemon has shut down. When I check the log file there is ...
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service started from sh script stops when sh script

I have service named "router" that is able to receive http requests. I decided to write sh script that will periodically check health of router service. if something is wrong then it will restart it. ...
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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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CentOS 6 64Bit For DNS for my domain

Entries in DNS (named) are like www A 1.1.1.1 mail A 2.2.2.2 Well I am using wordpress in www.mydomainname.com now I have www.mydomain.com/?pageid=16 used for blogs so I want to add a entry in ...
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Install yum in CentOS without make

I'm working with GoDaddy via SSH, and I noticed that the OS (CentOS 5.8) doesn't have yum. It does seem to have wget and rpm, but it doesn't have make, so I ran into a wall when trying to install yum ...
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CentOS bootloader installation in actual hard drive instead of bootable USB

I am trying to install CentOS6. I am using a bootble USB drive for installation. During installation, my flash drive where the installation image is present is /dev/sda1. My actual internal hard ...
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Git and (gitweb) and SVN both over HTTPS at same time

I'm trying to run both a Git server over http and I already have SVN running over http as well. I'm runnning centos 6 My git.conf (located in /etc/httpd/conf.d/) file looks like LoadModule ...
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CentOS: How to install latest emacs version with YUM

OS: CentOS release 4.6 (Final) I am trying to install the latest emacs which is listed on their website as being v24.3. However, when I try to install with YUM the version is 21.3-19 which is from 10 ...
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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 6.4 server no internet connection

I just installed CentOS 6.4 on my server. I've tried running sudo yum update and got the output Could not retrieve mirrorlist...snip...error was 14: PYCURL ERROR 6 - "Couldn't resolve host ...
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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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how to run as a nobody account?

I'm currently using CentOS 6 on a VPS (openVZ). I just created a user stunnel_user and group stunnel_grp to run stunnel on some nobody:nogroup. I changed the shell of the stunnel_user to ...
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Difference between `/sbin/service postgresql-9.1 start` and `/etc/init.d/postgresql-9.1 start`

I have seen two ways to start a postgresql server: /sbin/service postgresql-9.1 start /etc/init.d/postgresql-9.1 start Could anyone explain the difference between these two? Or there's no ...
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Why is SSH permission denied unless sshd is in debug mode

I have problems ssh to my own box (both remotely or locally) with the message Permission denied, please try again. Then I stop the sshd service with /etc/init.d/sshd stop and start sshd in ...
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Can I add a CentOS 6 yum repo on a server that runs CentOS 5?

I have a LAN of servers where only one server (server A) has access to networks outside of the LAN. In order for any of these servers to perform a yum install, there is a yum repository set up on ...
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CPU stat tool for CentOS?

I'm looking for a tool that outputs very simple usage information on the CPU at certain intervals. I think I've used a tool like this before a few years ago but cannot remember the name. I want to ...
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Passwordless SSH (Windows --> CentOS)

I am trying to get passwordless SSH authentication to work from a Windows 7 machine to local server. Windows machine: My login name in this machine is MY_LOGIN_NAME. I am using Cygwin as the ...
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How to adjust the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable, while running ./configure

I'm running into this error message while trying to install from a tarball configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-2.0 >= 2.16.0) were not met: No package 'gtk+-2.0' found Consider ...
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Lighttpd + Multiple Users + SSH

Is it possible to have multiple SSH users who can't read/write each others files but still allowing Lighttpd to serve their files? Each user would have different domains.