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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How to install H.239? From the H323plus or openh323gk or where?

I have downloaded this, but i dont see in the ./configure output anything related to h.239. Any idea? downloaded ex: http://waix.dl.sourceforge.net/project/openh323gk/Sources/2.3.3/ config.status: ...
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Execute a command after sudo

The Background I am working in a CentOS environment with numerous CentOS machines. Currently there are multiple developers that each have their own login/home directory and then for various admin ...
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Linux X server antialising problem with wine

I am are using a windows program under linux via wine. The program runs fine with KDE. Didn't test it on gnome. Finally we wanted to start the program without KDE - something like kiosk mode, so users ...
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Linux Boot Console (fbcon) Main Monitor Only

I have a dual monitor setup to my Linux box and am using fbcon to rotate the console to portrait for each display. I'd like to only have the console show up on the primary display though and leave the ...
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Converting Word document to TIFF?

I have a CentOS 5.6 box and was wondering if there are any tools for Linux that can convert a Microsoft Word document to a TIFF file?
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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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Which RAID for CentOS and Which NAS for CentOS?

I am trying to order a DELL server rack mounted PowerEdge R310 Chassis, Up to 4 Hot Plug Hard Drives and LCD. Question: RAID1 if i use, can i lose a disk and get back data? What happen if i have ...
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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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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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How to grep or find exactly what i am looking for?

How can i search a word called "Onderh"? Advanced search i would like to do such as: starting line with "Onderh" or line contain "Onderh". Note: Local Backup directory, contain every days a snapshot ...
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Connect to Ubuntu remote desktop from CentOS

I have started up a vncserver on my home computer, running Ubuntu 10.10. I enabled the ability for users to connect, and made it require a password yesterday I tested this from Ubuntu by typing ...
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How to install yum on my centOs 4 that doesn't have any rpm utility or build-essentials?

I am trying to install yum utility on my centos 4 system that doesn't have any rpm utility or build-essentials
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CentOS or Scientific Linux 6 for Storage-Home-Server?

I planned to use CentOS 6 on my new Home-Server, but it is still not available. On my search for alternatives I discovered Scientific Linux 6 which is also binary compatible with RHEL. Is there much ...
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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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using ACPI in terminal

I'm running Centos on my home laptop just to play around with, I ACPID running which is letting g-p-m get the battery information but I want to find out battery information over ssh and acpi doesn't ...
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How to split registration and media?

I have a SIP project. Where i will have SIP server running. Server will do following: will only do routing and receive incoming calls But the audio/video will be peer 2 peer Can this be done with ...
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What is causing CentOS 5.5 to crash reproducibly when browsing to some sites?

I seem to be having a problem that is crashing my system all the way back out to the login prompt in CentOS. It seems to be reproducible, but not 100% of the time. Basically if I go to youtube and ...
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Linux: Convert CENTOS 5.x to Scientific Linux 6 (SL)

Scientific Linux 6.0 aims to be 100% based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux RHEL6. Is there any possible way to convert CENTOS 5.x to Scientific Linux 6 by console ? i'm pretty sure, that centos 6 will ...
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setup vpnc to use vpnclient certificate for authentication

I am trying to access my company VPN using my Centos 5.5 laptop. I have the vpn client certificate issued by my company's IT dept. I am able to access the webmail using the same certificate which I ...
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Will learning to use Fedora also teach me my way around Redhat (CentOS)?

I want to dive into the open source world and start using a Linux distro while learning to program. I've looked over the options and it pretty much boils down to Fedora or CentOS. The reasoning behind ...
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How can I get Putty to support 256 colors in Emacs on CentOS?

As far as I can tell from browsing around, I should be getting 256 colors in my Emacs, but I'm not. I'm running CentOS 5.4 on an ec2 instance. I'm running Putty 0.60 on Windows 7. Putty is set to ...
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How do you Install php-mysql on CentOS

if i try to install php-mysql I get the following error... not sure how to recover from it to get MySQL and the PHP MySQL module up and running [12:51]~> yum install php-mysql Loaded plugins: ...
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Installing Cent OS using Windows

I downloaded centos from their official bittorrent.It contained two iso files and md5sum.txt,sha1sum.txt and sha256sum.txt and also md5sum.txt.asc,sha1sum.txt.asc and sha256sum.txt.asc.Now when I ...
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Drupal on CentOS / RedHat

I have just setup a fresh installation of CentOS in VM form. I want to try and test out Drupal. What is the best way to install Drupal? I have not installed LAMP yet.
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VirtualBox problems writing to shared folders (Guest Additions installed)

I am trying to setup a shared folder from the host (ubuntu 10.10) to mount on a virtualized CentOS 5.5 with Guest Additions (4.0.0) installed (Guest addition features are working ie. seamless mode ...
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How to have user's passwords remembered in Linux?

How to I get linux to stop prompting me for a password and remember it? For instance, when using the root user, I always get prompted, but I would rather only be prompted once per user session.
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Why do my VMware Images get so large?

I have a Centos VMware Image that I have recreated a couple times, and I notice that after a while it gets pretty large. It starts out at 8 GBs when I make it, and a week or two later it is 25GB and ...
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How to connect to my VM and host without Ethernet

I am using VMWare player on Ubuntu to run a CentOS VM. I usually connect to it using Bridged and an Ethernet connection and specify a static ip for the VM. How would I connect to my VM without an ...
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Tracing what program is making a network connnection? (CentOS)

I was wondering if it is possible to find out which process is trying to make a specific network connection. On a server I support which hosts websites for about 200 users, the iptables firewall keeps ...
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Nmap “operation not permitted” error

I'm running CentOS 5.3 in an openVZ container, and I'm receiving "operation not permitted" errors from Nmap. [root@test nmap-5.21]# ./nmap scanme.nmap.org Starting Nmap 5.21 ( http://nmap.org ) ...
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Extremely Slow Javascript Performance Across Multiple Browsers

I am experiencing extremely slow Javascript performance under CentOS across all browsers I have tried. It is to the point that for sites that make heavy use of javascript (such as this one) that my ...
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Linux: Can't overwrite files on samba store

I'm using CentOS 5.5 with smbclient 3.0.33-3.28-el5 (latest version in repo), and I can't overwrite files in my Samba store. I am not the admin for the Windows server that hosts the share, so there ...
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2 ip, 2 document roots?

One CentOS box comes with 2 LAN cards, one is for intranet (192.168.30.5), one is for public access (210.102.1.50). How can I config httpd.conf such that traffics from each IP will access to a ...
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How to connect to my centos server's desktop?

My centos server was startup to command line mode (console), and I install desktop on that server. after that I set up vncserver from putty, and connect to it using vncviewer, but I can not get into ...
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Cannot install centOS with Dell 21'' Monitor on VGA Input (input error on monitor)

I am trying to install on a machine which is connected on a 21'' Dell Monitor using the VGA input (on monitor). during installation and when the X Server is trying to start, the monitor screen goes ...
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How to install Google's chrome on CentOS 5.3?

Google released their Chrome browser for linux but I got an error when installing. I was informed that I need a higher lsb version? What is lsb? Where can I find the latest lsb package/source ? By ...
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installing rhel/centos/fedora on a dell inspiron 17R laptop

Got a dell inspiron 17R laptop. Trying to figure out how to install RHEL/Centos 5.5/Fedora 13 on the box. When using the basic Centos 5.5 liveCD, continously got a repeating error of buffer I/O on ...
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How to configure vmware in this situation?

Now I'm using a router to connect my computer to the Internet. I installed VMware Workstation 7 on my computer and installed a guest OS which is CentOS 5.3. Now I want to using putty to connect to the ...
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How do you boot linux with networking disabled?

Is there some way to disable networking by passing a kernel option through grub? Prefereably I could only disable 2 interfaces, but disabling all networking would be okay also. My use case is that I ...
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Most effective backup software for linux -> linux when dealing with large numbers of files

I have two NASes. I work off of one, and the other is used as a backup. As I have it set up now, it's slow. Running a backup takes a week. Even for 7 TB, with 1,979,407 files, this seems a bit ...
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Skype 2.0.72 - download for Fedora Centos

Still today we dont have the SkypeKIT in Hand. I need a way to implement the project, where the project deadline is end of this Aug, 2010. I figure out that i can do it using ALSA sound driver. I ...
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Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L drivers for CentOS

Recently installed CentOS on Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard everything works well except the graphics are a bit laggy, so I'm wondering if it hasn't got the drivers in place. Where do I locate the ...
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Operating system and disk format for a home server

I have a Sun Ultra 24 that I am using as a home server, with 2x 1TB SATA drives, and two other drives for my OS and miscellaneous files. Eventually, I will replace those with 1TB SATA disks as well. ...
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Unable to establish connection to server

Working in CentOS. Want to have drag-and-drop SCP access to another system. Opened up the file manager (nautilus) and went under File -> "Connect to Server". Filed in the information, hit connect. ...
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centos Screen - command detached process

Screen supports externally controlling a detached screen with the -X parameter, for example: screen # -X -p0 "quit" That will terminate the screen where # is the screen PID. However what I want to ...
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symlink and sudo executable

If I have the below sudoers entry usera ALL=(userb) NOPASSWD: /home/userc/bin/executable-file usera ALL=(userb) NOPASSWD: /home/userc/bin/link-to-another-executable-file When I log-on as usera and ...
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How to install Texlive on CentOS?

How can I install texlive in CentOS? I'm trying yum, but it has repos only for tetex. Where to search for?
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Setting up phpMemCacheAdmin on CentOS 5.5

I have been able to setup phpMemCacheAdmin (http://code.google.com/p/phpmemcacheadmin/) on CentOS and am able to view the localhost MemCache statistics however whenever I add other MemCached nodes the ...
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Problems with Xen installation

I have CentOS 5.4 installed. Now I'm trying to install Xen with out connecting to Internet (I have any driver for modem, so I search on Inernet only from Windows). All I have are 7 installation disks. ...
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Download specific kernels for distros

I am running CentOS 5.3. I am wondering where I can download the latest kernel for this distribution. I went to www.centos.org but could see any kernel download only the complete distribution is ...