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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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Does Open Broadcaster Software install in CentOS6?

How can I install Open Broadcaster Software on CentOS 6.7?
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How to set up snmpd to listen on an alternative port (other than 161)?

I am working on a CentOS 6.4 64-bit, as root. I am trying to set up the system snmpd agent, so that it listens on a port other than 161, e.g. 8001. I successfully got that on Debian 7.x by just ...
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How can I install CentOS on the Windows Intel Compute Stick

Intel Compute Stick comes in two versions: one with Windows 8.1 and one with Ubuntu, but the Linux version has half the RAM and far less internal storage and nearly impossible to buy. So I am ...
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Installing Cisco AnyConnect on CentOS 7

I have installed Cisco AnyConnect on CentOS 7. When I try to connect I get an error: /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/vpndownloader: error while loading shared libraries: libpangox-1.0.so.0: cannot open ...
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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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How to adjust the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable, while running ./configure

I'm running into this error message while trying to install from a tarball configure: error: Package requirements (gtk+-2.0 >= 2.16.0) were not met: No package 'gtk+-2.0' found Consider ...
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Windows 2008 server and Redhat with only 1 ip address, can windows route the traffic?

I have a two home server VMs set up. Windows 2008 server on port 80 and Centos/Redhat on port 8080. Both have separate godaddy domain name A name records pointing to them. But I cant point both domain ...
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How do I use novnc on CentOS 6?

I came across novnc in a yum search, and wanted to use it so I installed. However, there is no information on how to actually use it. The novnc_server command exits with "Could not find vnc.html". The ...
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Can't ping ip's or hostnames on fresh CentOS 6.2 install

I just installed CentOS 6.2 on a box using ipmi and have tried setting up the network with no luck. I've got a 66.x.x.56/29 allocation of ip addresses on vlan (66.x.x.56 to 66.x.x.63), so I have set ...
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/bin/su: Permission denied in CentOS can not set su - root

I'm trying to set myself as a root and once I type in su - root in the terminal it just give me an error saying /bin/su: Permission denied so I checked the permission in that file -rwsr-x--- 1 ...
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How to investigate I/O load on Linux?

I'm trying to investigate I/O load my my Linux box (Centos6). I'm using iotop, and the top lines look like this: PID PRIO USER DISK READ DISK WRITE SWAPIN IO> COMMAND 376 be/3 root ...
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Script not working in crontab

I have a script to start my minecraft server each reboot. I can see in the logs it's calling the cmd, but no screen is being opened. If I work run the script manually /home/minecraft/scripts/...
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How can you create a USB installation drive w/ partition for kickstart files in CentOS 7?

How would you create a CentOS 7 USB installer with a data partition to store kickstart files? We will be getting some new servers shortly and overall I’m expecting to do over 30 servers installs. ...
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How can I get yum to recommend packages based on my stupidity?

I used to use Ubuntu (apt-get) and I feel like if I would say apt-get install this_packge and there was a package named this_package, that it would recognize the mistake and say something like: ... "...
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Yum: I don't see any files installed

I tend to ask the most stupid questions here, but here goes again: I installed postgresql92, as proven here: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ yum info postgresql92.x86_64 Loaded plugins: presto, security ...
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Port forwarding remote traffic through physical router to go through pfsense VM, then to centos VM web server

I hope this makes sense, I'm completely self taught and planning on going for formal instruction. As I understand this is possible, however I haven't been able to find definitive answers to my ...
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After minimal install Centos 6.5 doesn't see network

I installed an minimal Centos 6.5 (with standart VGA) on my laptop beside Windows 7 as dual boot. Now I want to install some extra features like XWindows but Centos doesn't reach the internet. It ...
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Shell script running from cron not running python

I have python program, I want to run it everyday with different variable (on CentOS server): #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/python /root/testing/test.py --variables /root/testing/daily/test1.txt while [ $? != 0 ]...
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Group member cannot create files/directories in folder

I'm trying to set up my Linux server and I managed to get stuck at this point: I created a group called 'gitusers' and added a user to it (let's call him 'foo') I created a folder called 'website' I ...
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Resolving unix server disk space not adding up

I'm trying to evaluate where my disk space on my unix server is distributed. In order to see disk space current status I'm running: df -h But when trying to evaluate what is taking the disk space ...
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I have a CentOS Based server. Each domain has its own entry in vhosts. How can I find out what domains are using up bandwidth?

I have a CentOS Based server. Each domain has its own entry in vhosts. Everything is logged in /var/log/httpd/access_log. How can I find out what domains are using up bandwidth? It is running ...
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CentOS: Yum Dependency Problems

I am trying to install fail2ban on CentOS but I can't figure out why it won't install: [root@server ~]# yum install fail2ban Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile *...
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Opening firefox in a centos linux terminal

I am trying to run Firefox from the terminal on a server using a centos operating system. Whenever I type in the command: ssh - X hostname firefox I can get firefox to successfully open, but I ...
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How to install git on CentOS5 without root access?

I'm trying to add git functionality to a production CentOS 5.5 system that has no development tools (since it is a production system). So I don't have access to make/gcc/etc. I basically want to ...
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Can't use VirtualBox shared folder as Apache document root

Having jumped through several hundred hoops I've finally managed to get Centos 5.8 to mount a VirtualBox shared folder (which is not read-only), which now appears at: /media/sf_sites This is a ...
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Samba, CentOS and OSX

I have a Linux server on the web with root/terminal access. I am trying to make samba work on that machine, so I can have a drive on my MacOSX box mapped to a shared folder on the server. I have ...
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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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No Really Centos - Don't go to sleep

This is driving me nuts. I have the gnome settings in my CentOS 5.2 installation set to never go to sleep. But everyday I go away and come back in a few hours and the monitor is asleep and I have to ...
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Java “could not reserve enough space for heap object” on a Centos VPS

[root@lab ~]# java Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Could not create the Java virtual machine. Any idea how to fix this? [root@lab ~]# uname ...
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Market Share Points of Linux Server Distributions [closed]

Which distribution does have best market share rates? Is it still CentOS? I'm guessing Ubuntu server has already overtaken others. But I'm not sure. Is there a reliable document about this?
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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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CentOS 5 installation - GRUB installed on USB drive

I installed CentOS via unetbootin and USB stick. Unfortunately, I can not now start my system w/o my USB usb drive. Can someone provide me with some information how to fix this? Thanks.
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How to install Deluge on Centos?

I have a problem with installing & running Deluge torrent on my Centos 5 (x86) . I get it from http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/deluge/ this: _http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/deluge/deluge-0....
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How to set up Postfix to save the message body in the log file?

I need all the body of incoming and outgoing messages are written to the log file. How to setup Postfix to do that?
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Cloned CentOS not booting up

I recently cloned a CentOS6 environment from 1TB HDD and intended to restore its image to a 4 TB space. I used Clonezilla for this. The clone went successful, but after that when I tried to restore ...
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RedHat - default gateway static route

I am trying to set static routes and I did not succeed. My situation: 2 Nics 4 ports. Eth0 + Eth1 = bond0 (Class c) Eth2 - Active (Class b) Eth3 - Not Active All traffic goes through bond0 (default ...
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CentOS 7 Can ping but cannot browse

I have install CentOS 7, I unable to update unless I add the mirror list into my /etc/hosts. I can ping to what ever domain but cannot browse unless I put the address in my hosts file. The ping ...
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Where does this name come from? root@<hostname>

When I putty into my CentOS 6 server I am shown root@ DemandStream Development This was a copied and repurposed Linux VM from one of our development environments. How do I change this name? It seems ...
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Issues compiling passenger for apache2 on CentOS

I am trying to install openproject on a CentOS 6.5 (Release 3 from OVH) following this tutorial but with mysql in place of postgresql. I'm nearly done but I can't seem to compile passenger for apache ...
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Is there a Vim 7.3 or 7.4 package available somewhere for CentOS 6.5

I'm running CentOS 6.5 and the only Vim packages available from yum are for Vim 7.2, even though Vim 7.4 is now out. A lot of the Vim plugins I typically use are only compatible with Vim 7.3 and ...
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Dropbox sometimes chmod's random updated files to 666 [duplicate]

I have the website content on the centos 5 server saved in Dropbox. In that way i can easily access them without having to use ftp. However sometimes it happens that Dropbox chmod's random updated ...
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Wicd set up on centos

I am having difficulties with wicd on start up on CentOS 6. When it starts up it complains that it cannot connect to the DBus and that the daemon has shut down. When I check the log file there is ...
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Sudo <any command> throws: Command not found but works without sudo

I'm on a CentOS VPS and using RVM and Capistrano to deploy. for some deployments I need to use sudo, but when I deploy with something like: desc "Restart the application services" task :restart, :...
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How do I install sass on centos 5.9 with ruby 1.8.7?

I have CentOS 5.9 on an x86_64. I've installed ruby 1.8.7. Whenever I try to install sass I get an Error saying sass requires Ruby version >= 1.8.7. but that's what I have installed. This is the ...
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I can only access Google from CentOS

I'm using the CentOS 6.3 Live DVD x64 version; however, I can only access Google and IPs living on my LAN (haven't tested external IPs) in Firefox and Konqueror. Yum can't access mirrors as it claims ...
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Updating a modified Prestashop

I don't know if this is the proper forum for this; didn't really seem like a Stack Overflow question, so if I'm in the wrong here, do point me to the correct SE site. Anyway, I have a Prestashop 1.4....
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Using CentOS virtual box guest OS as a local web server

I've installed CentOS as a virtual box os under my osx host, and have been trying to use it as a local web server, but I've run into some problems. First, I want to establish that I've installed ...
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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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Which package contains the `most` command

I feel extremely dumb for asking this, but: On CentOS, which package should I install to have the most command (a really nice pager)? A google search turns up way too many irrelevant results. A ...