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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problem running utorrent server on cent os 5.5

i am trying to run utorrent server on remote machine via ssh µTorrent server version :alpha (3.0 build 25053) it throws error at startup ./utorrent-server-v3_0/utserver: error while loading shared ...
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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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Install gksu on Centos

I want to install gksu on Centos 5.5. su and sudo both work fine (although I had to tweak some BASH profile files to find the commands properly), but I want gksu installed so that I can easily use ...
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Hudson - push the commit to production server

We have first server with SVN, this SVN has configured hooks to be able to call second server (with Hudson) and do build of the app on the second server. This is functionall and running fine... but ...
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Cannot execute binary in Linux?

I'm trying to download / execute the Centos 5 64bit auto installer: http://www.parallels.com/download/sitebuilder4/#CENTOS5X86_64 ...
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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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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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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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yum install a particular version

I am currently using centOS 5.2 I want to install php 5.3.3. how do I install using yum?
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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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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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CentOS 5.5 - Will not install on vmware

I get an unhandled exception when installing CentOS 5.5 64bit in vmware. In the details the tracebacks most recent calls seemingly involve python. I have uploaded an image of the exception window: ...
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Copy from remote server to my laptop via ssh

I am on centos server (via SSH) and I don't want to open file manager to copy dump file. What comand whould I use (scp or what) to copy that file from remote server directly to my comp. like cp ...
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How to disable text overwrite mode in Netbeans (CentOS)?

Everytime I type some text, it is overwriting what I have typed. I assume that the mode is set to overwriting, I want to insert the text not overwrite it, but I can't disable it because my insert ...
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Installing A Dual Boot System with CentOS

I would like to create a dual boot system with CentOS 5.5 (though it doesn't really matter what Linux flavor we are talking about). The idea being that I would be able to upgrade one system and then ...
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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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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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What is causing CentOS 5.5 to crash reproducibly when browsing to some sites?

I have a problem that is crashing my GUI 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 search for ...
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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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nmap installation issue

vanilla centos with latest updates, installed gcc, and after ./configure:.... Configuration complete. Type make (or gmake on some *BSD machines) to compile. [root@winxp nmap-5.51]# make ...
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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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Send stream from VLC to ffserver

I want to send a stream from VLC on Windows to ffserver (as input stream for ffmpeg) on a CentOS virtual machine. How can I do this?
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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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Linux User Permissions?

I have two users, user1 and user2 which are both in a group matching their user name. I'd like both users to have full r/w/x permissions on all of each other's files as default without having to CHMOD ...
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Centos XRandR Portrait

I am having a hard time getting xrandr to properly rotate my monitor into protrait configuration. Oddly you can see how the screen's image is screwed up once I do xrandr -o left however when I take a ...
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Where to open system command in centos5.5?

I install Vmware in winxp sp3, then install centos 5.5-i386 release 2 in Vmware. For I am a newbie in linux, I want to type some command like yum install ..., but where to open system command? 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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How to work around shell limitation of 'Argument list too long'?

How can I work around the bash shell limitation of 'Argument list too long' when using filename wildcards that match a ton of files in /tmp/? [my-centos4 tmp] rm -rf /tmp/myLocalFiles* bash: /bin/rm: ...
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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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What does netstat mean by “acknowledgments not containing data received”?

Netstat reports some TCP packets in the following category acknowledgments not containing data received. However, I'm not clear what this phrase means. Goggling and the netstat documentation don't ...
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How to properly shutdown my CentOS VM

Usually, I just do a sudo /sbin/shutdown now when in my VM and wait for it to logout into the bash shell. Then after that I just go to Power > Power Off. Is this the right way to shutdown my CentOS ...
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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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about Linux read/write only permissions

My question looks similar to another thread: Linux directory permissions read write but not delete Here, I want to create a directory where I can give the permissions like: A user can create/upload ...
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CentOS connect to the internet

I installed CentOS, but it didn't automatically connect to the internet. Is that the normal behavior? I have Ethernet Broadband Router DI-604 and WebStar DPX2203 series Cablemodem with EMTA . What ...
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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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Changing screen resolution in CentOS

I'm trying to change my screen resolution to 1920x1200 with no luck. I actually did successfully change it, but once I log in it changes back to 800x600
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Upgrade mysql on CentOS (from 5.0.77-4.el5_4.2 to 5.5.7) [closed]

I need to upgrade mysql on CentOS (from 5.0.77-4.el5_4.2 to 5.5.7). Please let me know the steps.
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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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Which version of Fedora, RHEL, correspond to which version of CentOS?

Which version of Fedora, RHEL, correspond to which version of CentOS?
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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 do you find out which version of mono is installed on a CentOS machine?

How do you find out which version of mono is installed on a CentOS machine? (N00b alert - what's the command prompt/shell command to find the version number of mono?)
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Debian Etch 4.0 vs. CentOS 5.3

I have a VPS currently running ETCH, but some nice apps like dropbox or similar i cannot install and i want to change OS. Apperently i can't get Debian > 4.0. So the question is can i make any ...
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Setting up a second monitor in CentOS

I have CentOS installed on my laptop. I hooked up my TV via VGA and it works, just not as I'd like it to. The left side (on the TV) is cut off, like the image is justified too far left. I want it to ...
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Power management driver - suse vs centos

I have a hand-held PC and have installed CentOS on it. It has a cradle that can be used to charge it. When I take it off the cradle, KDE warns that the battery is low, so it shuts itself down. The ...
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Can't activate wlan0 in CentOS5.5

When I try to activate wlan0 in CentOS5.5, I get this: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument. Determining IP information for ...
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How can I install mySQL on CentOS without being root/su?

I want to install mySQL on CentOS. I do not have a root account on that machine. How can I install mySQL on CentOS as a user, ie. without being root?
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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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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 ...