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Map network drive to VM Virtualbox with CentOS

I can connect with Putty to my CentOS using the virtual machine's IP address, but I can not map a network drive to the virtual machine from Windows 7 using \\IP\shared_file. I use the VM's IP address, ...
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Why is my server time 5 minutes behind?

When I type date into linux, my time is 5 minutes behind. How do I sync it up to the actual time? My phone, my computers, cnn.com and many other sources show the same time, which is what I want my ...
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Can I use CentOS 5 updates repo on a Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server?

I'd like to update the OpenSSL 0.9.8a of my old Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server to the 0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3 version using yum to and I'd like to know if it's possible to use the CentOS 5 updates repo. Do ...
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Streaming an RTMP live stream from NGINX to Icecast2 on CentOS

I have had success with using exec_push in NGINX's RTMP module to have FFMPEG convert live streams to HLS. The next thing that I would like to do is publish an audio stream from the same source to ...
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How to Install Python 3.2.2 on CentOS 6.5 amd64 Preserving Its Original Python Installation (2.6.6)?

How to install Python 3.2.2 on CentOS 6.5 AMD64 preserving its original Python installation (2.6.6)?
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Access virtual server from public ip

I have setup Debian server which IP is 192.168.1.86 Inside this debian server I have virtual CentOs server which IP is 192.168.1.87 I can access both from my local network from Windows PC. I have ...
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downgrading nvidia driver on centos

I currently have a machine running CentOS 6.5 with nvidia driver version 331.62 installed using yum. I am trying to downgrade the driver to an older version (319.37). I have tried uninstalling the ...
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High load on a particular time [migrated]

I am facing one odd problem in one of my remote servers (Centos 6). Its load became high by 09:30 AM and became normal by 09:40. See my SAR -q on 2 days. 09:00:01 PM 4 199 0.95 ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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Increase space of /var folder in centos

I want to increase the space of /var folder.The output of df -h is [root@localhost ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg_livecd-lv_root 50G 33G ...
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Set hostname of CentOS guest with kickstart - DHCP clients

I've googled for too long now. I want to set the hostname of CentOS 6.5 XCP guests automatically from script so I can build out a large platform of DHCP guests. The bash script autogenerates the ...
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PowerShell Send-MailMessage equivalent in Linux

How can I send email via our internal SMTP server from the Linux command line? Something like: sendmessage -server smtp.mycompany.net -subject "Alert aaagh!" -body "The boron control rods have ...
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File synchronization between two Linux servers

We have a two web servers running CentOS. We need to sync images that users uploaded. No servers should be needed to synchronize those, because we need to handle failover. Also, we need to do a ...
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Extend Existing Linux partition

I had a dual boot hard drive with Windows / Centos 6.5. I no longer needed Windows so I removed the /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 via fdisk. It now looks like: Device Boot Start End ...
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Making Google Chrome 35 work on CentOS 6.5

I am trying to install Google Chrome 35 on my CentOS 6.5 . After googleing for few hours I found that Google has decided not to support EL 6 release anymore. Due to which I get following error. ...
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Bash error while running script

I have a CentOS 6.5 64-bit dedicated server. The only thing I done on it is yum install java7, so I have not installed any other stuff. So in the directory /root I made this file (test.sh) ...
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multiuser centOS server with restricted access

I need to configure centOS server for multiple users. Every user must be restricted to homedir, have ssh access and be able to copy/move files. So i found a multiple solutions for this task: chroot ...
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How to start the Snort service with logging enabled?

I setup snort on Centos server and add as a service. When I use service snortd start command, the log file is created but it is empty. If I use snort -q -l /var/log/snort command, the log file created ...
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/usr/bin/realpath not found in Centos 6.5

I'm trying to type 'realpath' in CentOS 6.5. But it seems not installed. I checked it is contained in coreutils (archlinux). I double check the coreutils package which provide by CentOS, it lack the ...
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How to change these Putty commands into Centos ones?

wget http://security.debian.org/debian-security/pool/updates/main/m/mysql-5.1/libmysqlclient16_5.1.73-1_i386.deb mkdir mysql32 dpkg --extract libmysqlclient*deb mysql32 mv mysql32/usr/lib/* ...
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Why can't I setup an SSHFS share? “OSXFUSE file system is not available” error

I'm trying to setup an SSHFS share from my local machine to a remote machine, but it is not working. I'm getting the error OSXFUSE file system is not available (see below). How to fix this?? FYI, my ...
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How install iceweasel in CentOS

I am looking for a way to install iceweasel in my CentOS.Before posting here I have googled but didnt find the solution any place. Please help me to install iceweasel in my CentOS. Thank you.
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Moving /tmp to a different mounted drive

I've mapped my MySQL datadir to a different (and bigger) disk with 900GB [root@web ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 40G 24G 14G 64% / tmpfs ...
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Add a sudoer non-interactively from command line

(On Centos through Docker) I know that I can add a sudoer using visudo. Is there a way to add a user to the sudoer list straight from the command line, so I don't have to do it interactively? I'm ...
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Why can't I create a soft link in Oracle VirtualBox from my Macbook Pro?

I have setup a VirtualBox (version 4.3.12) running on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.9). This VirtualBox is running CentOS 6.5. I can successfully SSH from the Macbook to the CentOS VM by doing ssh ...
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How to create soft link in Oracle VirtualBox from my Macbook Pro?

I have setup a VirtualBox (version 4.3.12) running on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.9). This VirtualBox is running CentOS 6.5. I can successfully SSH from the Macbook to the CentOS VM by doing ssh ...
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Is it possible to install CentOS 64-bit on a 32-bit machine?

Is it possible to install CentOS 64-bit on a 32-bit machine? Is it possible? If not, I would like to know why. Please explain.
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How to share/access files in CentOS running in VirtualBox from my Macbook Pro?

I have setup a VirtualBox running on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.9). This VirtualBox is running CentOS 6.5. I can successfully SSH from the Macbook to the CentOS VM by doing ssh saqib@127.0.0.1 -p 3005 ...
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Apache 2.4 vhost not working

We have a new Centos server installed with Apache 2.4.9. I'm trying to get the vhost working. DNS resolves to the right machine, and I can see the default Apache page, so it's not a firewall issue and ...
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snmpwalk timing out halfway through query

This is on a CentOS Cacti server that has ran for months on end with no problem. Now even for snmpwalk -v1 -cpublic localhost .1 results starts streaming through and halfway through results stop ...
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NTP Multicast configuration

I'm trying to get NTP multicast set up between a few computers. Right now I'm getting NTP multicast packets from a computer that I have neither access to nor information on (let's call that A) that is ...
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Enable mouse on Centos 6.5 minimal install

I installed Centos 6.5 on my Mac via Parallels VM. Minimal install. Did a yum groupinstall of xwindows, desktop, fonts. I typed startx to start Gnome. My mouse and keyboard are not working. Did I ...
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Two rpms with the same prefix name on one repository

I am using CentOS, I have a local repository and I want to add mysql server and mysql cluster rpms on it so I added all required rpm and all dependencies. At client that added my repo list all rpm ...
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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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Block web browser FTP integration on CentOs 6

I'm switching over to a new provider and I can't remember what I did on my old server to block browser FTP log in. What I mean by browser log in, is that someone can go to a web browser and type ...
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Empty /var/log after running cron bash script

I wrote a little bash script and all of a sudden my /var/log folder is completely empty except for the log I created for the bash script. This is the script I'm running every hour with cron: ...
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Odd issue with OR operator in zsh

I'm seeing an odd issue with CentOS 6.4, zsh 4.3.10 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu). This is running two regular expressions on the same string. Neither expression passes the if conditional, but when I OR ...
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iconv supports too few encoding

iconv -l outputs too few encodings on CentOS 6.5: $ iconv -l 10646-1:1993, 10646-1:1993/UCS4, ANSI_X3.4-1968, ANSI_X3.4-1986, ANSI_X3.4, ASCII, CP367, CSASCII, CSUCS4, IBM367, ISO-10646, ...
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what does the astericks mean at end of ls -l -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root size date file*

Every file or link in my CentOS /usr/bin has an astericks at the end of it. None of them do on my local osX server. What does this mean? I have searched google and here specifically with no luck. ...
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CentOS ksoftirqd using CPU [duplicate]

I have a VirtualBox VM running CentOS 6.5 and "top" reports that ksoftirqd is using around 32% of CPU. The file /proc/interrupts reports: CPU0 0: 989646990 XT-PIC-XT ...
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Building rtmpdump on RHEL x86 without yum and no root rights

I have an ssh connection to a RHEL x86 machine, and I can't use yum and I don't have root rights. Is there a way to install rtmpdump anyhow? By looking at this tutorial, it seems that installing ...
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Centos 6 rsyslog missing audit.log

I'm trying to get to work the wkhtmltopdf on apache, php 5.5, centos 6 64bit. The error is "sh: /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf: Permission denied" so my thoughts were selinux. I tried to follow steps ...
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Reverse proxy 502 bad gateway

I have setup a subdomain to proxy my plesk panel, but when saving pages I am getting 502 Bad Gateway error instead of a completion message. I am running CentOS 6. Here is my vhost.conf configuration ...
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Route packets from any network to any network

Assuming we have the following network topology and CentOS 6.5 on each router, how can i set ALL traffic go from ANY host in ANY network to ANY host in ANY network? I have already enabled ...
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Limiting messages in Centos log file

I have a Centos 6.4 server. I wish to view httpd and PHP errors in /var/log/messages. The log shows a bunch of kernel messages which I don't want to view. How can I either configure syslog to not ...
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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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Deploy PAM system-auth file from Configuration Server (Spacewalk)

I have my pam.d system-auth file set up correctly on a laptop to set password complexity requirements. If the contents of the file are copied directly into the /etc/pam.d/system-auth location (or the ...
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Installing libyaml-devel with Chef on CentOS 6.5

I did add the right package name and version but it won't install Chef::Exceptions::Package ------------------------- Version 0.1.6-1.el6 of libyaml-devel not found. Did you specify both version and ...
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How can I install my script into the user's $HOME/.bin (or $HOME/bin) directory and make sure that is in their PATH?

Edit: places where I said $HOME/.bin I should have written $HOME/bin or any equivalent is fine. So I have a bash script which I am distributing as a client for my API. Current version installs like ...
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Centos 6.4 Mounting RAID Drive

I already have 2 hdd on my dedicated and I just added 2 new RAID hdd on my current system. When I use hpacucli ctrl all show config command I can see my all drives like this: Smart Array P410 in ...