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Can I repartition Centos 6 without losing any data?

I have 10 GB space in my /home partition. I am now running out of space in this partition. But I have enough space in my / partition. Is there any way to increase my /home disc space by transferring ...
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Samba4 + Windows 7 + Linux Client

Server side: I have installed samba4 (4.1.9) on a centos server 6.5. Samba’s installation went smoothly. Clients: Windows: I have installed Windows 7 Enterprise Edition 64 bit with SP1, it joined ...
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Linux Box Internet Speed

I have encountered a weird problem with my Centos6 Server, currently I have install Centos6.4 on a 64bit support CPU with 8GB of RAM and 500GB HDD. Just went to check on the internet this morning and ...
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Why do I see the unicode character è when I type Alt-h in my xterm on centos?

I am sshing into a centos box from an ubuntu box. I keep seeing è when I type Alt-h (aka M-h). I want to use this key combo in tmux bindings but it doesn't work because tmux doesn't recognize utf8 ...
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CentOS 6.5 blank screen after an update

I just updated my CentOS 6.5 with the following command: sudo yum update after the update it asked for a restart and I did it but than now when the loading bar finishes loading I have a totally ...
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Can't login to CentOS desktop as root via GUI prompt

I have CentOS 6.5 running on a VM in VirtualBox (Windows host). I had no problems logging in as root from the GUI prompt (clicking on Other and typing root, then my root password and getting the ...
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installing GitLab on CentOS7 failing due to create on resource user

I am trying to install gitlab on a VM under VirtualBox running CentOS 7 I am following the following instructions: https://about.gitlab.com/downloads (for CentOS) I configured gitlab.rb to contain: ...
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apache got internal error when access ldap module

I'm installed httpd 2.4, and the /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf like WSGIScriptAlias /wsgi_app /trac/cgi-bin/wsgi_app.py <Directory /trac/cgi-bin> Require all granted ...
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Am I using this command correctly? Can't understand why I get the error I am getting. Myqsl - Centos 6

So, I am trying to connect to a database through mysql ssh, but whenever I run the command Connect postfix@127.0.0.1 on postfix It returns with: ERROR 2005 (HY000): Unknown MySQL server host 'on' ...
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How to see the size of files on apache server?

On a VPS apache CENTOS 6.5 x86_64 virtuozzo – server Server space is disappearing on accounts that are untouched, or should be. I suspect hackers are uploading to the accounts in question. Space is ...
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New to Linux, cannot get my internet to connect in VMWare

I installed CentOS today and did a minimal install. I got everything set up and got Gnome installed but I simply cannot connect to the internet. I can ping my loopback address and everything looks ...
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How to give apache ownership rights when creating a new file? [Centos 6]

So, is it possible to make multiple users the owner of a file when created? I mean, I know you can do chown -R apache:permissions /var/www/ (48:500) but that is only temporary because even if I decide ...
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Installing CentOS 6 on Asus M3N78-EM using CentOS software raid / LVM

I have an Asus M3N78-EM motherboard with 3 WD 250GB drives connected to SATA ports 1-3. The BIOS currently is setup to see the drives as AHCI instead of raid due to the controller driver not being ...
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Redirect external request thru VPN

I'm using Centos 5.4 and I'm trying to use the XMPP outside the company. But, the XMPP only works with the VPN. VPN connects and the XMPP become 10.0.2.49:5222 I tried to use iptables using this: ...
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“screen is terminating” for non-root

When I try to run screen as a non-root user I get: screen [screen is terminating] immediately, though it works fine for root ls -alh /usr/bin/screen -rwxr-sr-x 1 root screen 465K Jun 9 20:30 ...
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Searching for grub configuration file in CentOS 7

Im searching for grub.conf file in CentOS 7. I cant find it with locate(I called updatedb before). Where does it stores? In older versions of CentOS I could find it.
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Other ways to increase max open files?

I have an application which keeps giving me the following error. tail: inotify cannot be used, reverting to polling: Too many open files I have already followed all the advice I've been able to ...
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Install error Opencv, CentOS 6.5 make error

I have followed the instructions from a previous question [question]: Install OpenCV in CentOS and I continue to get the following error. I have tried using cmake28 as well with the same result. make ...
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IPSet with IP6Tables ERROR

Can someone please solve my headache and tell me how to fix this? [root@www ~]# ip6tables -I INPUT -m set --match-set blacklist6 src -J DROP ip6tables v1.4.7: Couldn't load match ...
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Opening a port on CentOS server not working externally?

I am trying to to setup a Ghost blog instance on port 80 of my CentOS 6 virtual server. There are no pre-installed web servers occupying port 80. If I run Ghost in production mode as a background ...
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PECL SSH2 Installation issue

I am running this command: sudo pecl install ssh2 It resulting the following log and exit with an error: libssh2 prefix? [autodetect] : building in /var/tmp/pear-build-rootHyRX5L/ssh2-0.12 ...
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df -h Size - User != Avail

When I run df -h I get the following Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 809G 753G 14G 99% / But Size - Used is not even close to Avail (809-753 = 56 ...
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White label Nameservers (RDNS): IP and BIND Syntax Questions

Some questions regarding setting a RDNS on a DNS cluster using BIND/WHM/cPanel + WHM DNS Only. Objective Setting up a DNS Cluster of: East US | Xen | CentOS 6.5 | with WHM/cPanel VPS | 2 IPv4 | ...
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How do I start Postgres on CentOS 6.5?

Whenever I try to start Postgres, it gives me an error. Even if I remove the directory it complains about, it still fails. [root@ip-172-31-15-65 init.d]# service postgresql start /var/lib/pgsql/data ...
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Using new Python on old CentOS, but only for certain services?

I am using Trac issue tracking system version 0.12 on CentOS 5.8. I am also using Agilo for Trac plugin. This plugin needs Python 2.5 and CentOS 5 comes with Python 2.4. Is it possible to install ...
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CentOS- Can't SSH

I recently tried to SSH into my server (an internet linking ham radio node) I just got back on air. I typed ssh root@10.0.1.9 which is my computers address confirmed by ifconfig eth0 Connection ...
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I'm getting 500 server error in when trying to send ajax to codigniter+NGINX in production in ec2

When Im in my local environment when I send with ajax rest post http://localhost:8080/index.php/api/get_user I'm getting an answer from the server (Codeigniter + NGINX). But when I do it with ...
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rails ssl setup on Amazon EC2

Environment Amazon EC2 CentOS Rails 4.0.4 SSL certificates installed Chef My Rails config In my environment .rb (staging.rb and production.rb) I added this config.force_ssl = true Started ...
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How can I specify what directories my overlay uses on a liveusb?

I'm using a Red Hat system (4.4.7-3) to generate a CentOS live USB/CD. I have figured out how to create an overlay as well as a home overlay; however, I cannot seem to grasp how to change the ...
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install ImageMagic library to php

When i try to sudo pecl install imagick i get this message: Can't find PHP headers in /usr/include/php The php-devel package is required for use of this command. ERROR: `phpize' failed And sudo ...
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How to apply “set number” to vi on root?

I'm using vi on centos 6.5 and added "set number" script to /etc/bashrc in order to look line numbers whenever boot. It works well to show it on user login but not root. How to apply "set number" of ...
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How to rollback to previous settings status on Centos 6.5

I'm beginner on linux and using centos 6.5 on my machine. I tried to install a Graphic driver of NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT on Centos 6.5 and rebooted. After rebooting, problem occurred. Gnome booting ...
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shift space from /home to /var 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 ...
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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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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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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 ...