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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Fedora Crontab Changes

When I make a change to the /etc/crontab file, what service do I need to reload/restart in order for the changes to take effect? service crond restart doesn't work. "crond: unrecognized service"
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CentOS up arrow previous command

On a FreeBSD machine that I've used, the up arrow key brings up the previous command BASED on the letters already typed. However on a CentOS machine that I'm using, the up arrow key simply bring up ...
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Checking what PHP version I'm running on Linux?

I'm running Centos 5 and I need to know what version of PHP I'm running, is there a command for this which I can run?
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How does X11 work?

I'm trying to get X11 to work on my mac when connecting to a remote machine, and having lots of trouble. I have spent all day googling to no avail. Here are my main questions: What is the difference ...
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CentOS - difference between ssh -X and startx, and starting a gui

I'm trying to get my gui on my CentOS machine up, but I frankly don't know the linux commands and google hasn't had a clear answer. I'm assuming ssh -X and startx are the same, but maybe not; ssh -X ...
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CentOS Dual-screen doesn't work

I am running a CentOS 5.3 x86_64 (fully updated as of today). It has a video card I cannot identify -- I run lspci and it identifies itself as: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation ...
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CentOS and /dev/midi support

I recently asked earlier about connecting a MIDI controller to CentOS. I've got the same problem, except now I'm backtracing to find a different way at it. I'm talking about the elusive /dev/midi file ...
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Looking/Waiting for a domain indefinitely

There is a strange behaviour in my laptop, sometimes when I want to open a site, say stackoverflow.com, my browser stays "looking for" or "waiting for" that domain. Apparently doesn't find it right ...
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Connecting a MIDI Controller to CentOS5

Edit: I'm trying a different tack at the problem, by using /dev/midi with C. Hello all! I recently got a Akai MPD24 MIDI controller, as part of a piece of software I'm writing. I'm looking to use the ...
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How to install GNOME desktop on linux (CENTOS)

How to install GNOME desktop on linux (CENTOS).I would appreciate detailed steps as I am a linux newbie.