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Cant get squid proxy to work

i need squid proxy on my centos server. But i just can't get it to work. I did yum install squid. Here is my squid.conf file (i removed all comments): acl all src 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 acl manager proto ...
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CentOS 7 can't get IPv4 address from DHCP server

I have classroom full of computer running CentOS 7 and only one computer can't get IPv4 address from DHCP server during boot, because NIC is not yet up, when dhcp client tries to get IPv4 address from ...
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Registration with the server failed while configuring Amabri on CentoS 7

I am working on CentOs 7 and I have built ambari server from source by cahanging all python 2.6 yo 2.7 I could built them sucessfully except shell. When I am trying to configure server at step 3. ...
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save alsamixer input source centos 6

I am not able to save the input source of my alsamixer. Every time I reboot the system the input source is set back to front mic. I want it to stay as rear mic. I tried alsactl store I disabled ...
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echo “something” > file not working when sh script is being executed by remote PHP server

I've got a web-server with my hardcoded webpanel for Source server management and I've got my VPS on CentOS which doesn't really want to execute sh script when asked from remote server. Web-server ...
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Version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found in CentOS (in file /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6)

I try to use a program and I get the following error. /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15' not found Under /usr/lib64 the libstdc++ I see is libstdc++.so.6.0.13 (and a soft link). ...
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Market Share Points of Linux Server Distributions [on hold]

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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Writing a CPU/RAM usage log over a period of time to file on CentOS

I'm looking for an application or line of code that would let me observe a process, save the info in a number of variables, then put the gathered info on a file. I've been trying with variations of ...
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Postfix on CentOS - Cannot receive emails

I'm trying with no success to setup Postfix on my server so I need some help (first timer here). Basically I cannot receive emails from anywhere. If I send an email to myself or to another address ...
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How to link domain with apache webserver on CentOS [on hold]

So I have localy working webserver and was linking such things in the past with ease, yet this time I've got dedicated server with no admin support but sudo access. Got DNS assigned and that's it - ...
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fail2ban running but not sense failed login attempts

Recently, I installed fail2ban on CentOS 6 server. I configured for protection of ssh breakin attempts. But fail2ban not sense breakin attempts. I tested filter by fail2ban-regex and and I think ...
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quotas on Cent OS 7

I have been trying to set up quotas on Cent OS 7 I have followed the instructions here https://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/Deployment_Guide-en-US/ch-disk-quotas.html#s1-disk-quotas-configuring but ...
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Launcher missing in CentOS 7 Gnome Desktop

I installed Cent OS 7 in VMware Workstation by selecting Gnome Desktop option. I don't see the "Create Launcher" and all other options which I used to get in Cent OS 6.5 Did I install incorrect ...
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Can't find denyhosts in epel 5,6,7 on CentOS 7 x64

So I wish to install denyhosts, installed and enabled the epel repository, but yum install denyhosts still can't find it. I have to notice that I managed to do it on CentOS 6.4 the same easy way, but ...
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how to install privoxy on centos 6

okay I have googled, but...I am unable to find anything on the net on how to install privoxy on my centos machine. I have tried yum install privoxy, I get: No package privoxy available. I dont know ...
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Unable to read package metadata on Centos 6 PXE install

A Centos6 pxe install is not running correctly due to error: Unable to read package metadata. Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: Centos6-os. However from examining the ...
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Creating a USB stick for installing centos 6.x using DVD1 and DVD2 iso files

First, we create 2 partitions on the USB stick that is let's say 16GB. first partition is let's say only 1GB and the second partition is the rest of what is available. after we "w" write the ...
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CentOS 7 and X11R6 Installation

OK so I know just enough about Linux to make me dangerous. As exemplified here: I need CentOS 7 for some newer tools I use, but I also require the use of some older tools. These older tools need ...
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Can't receive mail, but can send mail? Centos 6 Postfix/Dovecot

I followed this tutorial to setup my webmail on centos 6: https://www.rosehosting.com/blog/mailserver-with-virtual-users-and-domains-using-postfix-and-dovecot-on-a-centos-6-vps/ Everything is setup ...
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Update-rc.d equivalent on CentOS

I'm trying to get rid of a nasty rootkit on a centOS machine, and I need to remove the starttup scripts from various rcX.d files : The command I'm looking for is an equivalent of the debian: ...
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Nginx slow downloads even with low disk io

I run a small video streaming website and i've been noticing some problems with videos on my site. I have multiple 1gbit servers and the servers are only going at 1/4 port speed. When I try to load ...
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Why does ssh/sshd on server try to access /home/<user>/.ssh after I moved my users home directory?

I moved my users home directory with usermod -m -d /path/to/new/home/username which seems to have worked fine. However, in my [moved] home directory I have the ".ssh" folder that is set up to allow ...
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Ansible on CentOS 6.5 throws OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

My Ansible install on CentOS 6.5 throws OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory [batandwa@localhost ansible]$ ansible-playbook -i hosts main.yml -v [WARNING]: The version of gmp you have ...
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GRUB 1.99 CentOS 7

I just added CentOS 7 to an existing Ubuntu system (using GRUB 1.99). When I do a grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg, it detects the CentOS, and adds two entries (one looks like normal, one like ...
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What does it mean to “do an updatedb” on Linux CentOS

It says: And then do an updatedb and locate php.spec. at http://www.howtoforge.com/installing_php_mssql_centos5.0 But what does it actually mean to "do an updatedb"?
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Unable to Create Files In Directory

There are lot of these kinds of questions on superuser, so I'll try and keep this quick by telling you what it's not: There is no application involved here. Just a user and a filesystem. I can login ...
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How to create/edit files for a nologin user in RHEL/CentOS?

I have a user defined like so: sudo useradd -m -s /sbin/nologin foo It is not meant to be logged into but it is meant to serve a web application. However, if I try to do anything inside the ...
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Desktop not starting after Centos upgrade

I upgraded a server from centos 6.5 (with gnome2) to 7 using the update manager. The problem is that I am not able to see the login screen or the desktop. However the mouse pointer is visible. I ...
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How to format a vps.

I have a VPS bought from digital ocean, and I would like to have it formatted to its default state. However, Digital Ocean provides the option to only "destory" the VPS. Meaning, I would even loos the ...
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VMware ballooning state from inside guest

There's tools (e.g. extop) to check VMware ballooning state from VMware host. I'm using VMware to run CentOS 6.3 and when ballooning stars consume memory to reclaim it back to ESX host, my system ...
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I'm having an issue with all postfix mail being rejected with “relay access denied” - Centos 6.5, postfix 2.6.6

If I use smtpd_recipient_restrictions, everything gets rejected with "relay access denied". If I use smtpd_relay_restrictions, everything gets through and ignores the whitelist. Not sure what's up; ...
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CentOS: installing a GD Library

I'm running PHP version 5.3.5. Now I need to install GD Library. When I run: --> yum info php-gd, it says Missing php-common 5.1.6-43.el5_10. php-gd-5.1.6-43.el5_10.x86_64 from updates has ...
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How to access shared folder between CentOS 6 and WinXP under vmware player 4

Based on Sharing Files between CentOS 6 and Windows Systems with Samba I am able to follow until section of "Accessing Samba Shares". however, my system is WinXP and I don't see CentOS 6 icon at all. ...
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domain MX record not found while installing Zimbra

I am getting this error: DNS ERROR resolving MX for localhost.localdomain It is suggested that the domain name have an MX record configured in DNS Re-Enter domain name? [Yes] named file: $ttl ...
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Connection timing out when connecting to Milter service

I'm using a VPS with CentOS 5, containing Postfix and OpenDKIM. I have set up OpenDKIM using this guide. Everything seems to work properly as the log in /var/log/maillog does not report anything other ...
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Unable to access the internet in centOS from a static IP

I'm trying to setup a centOS server with a public static IP address but if I try and ping the router (192.168.1.1) I get "Network is unreachable", if I try and ping google.com I get "unknown host ...
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How do I enable taskbar scrolling in Gnome 3 (Centos 7)?

Since last 3-4 years, I have been using Centos 6.x with Gnome 2 that has feature of cycling through windows by scrolling over the taskbar. Recently, I upgraded to Centos 7 that came up with Gnome 3. ...
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Disk Partitioning Advice

I am responsible for installing CentOS 7 on a powerful workstation for a lab. I was hoping to get some advice on how to best partition it. Here are some notes that may be important... ~12 Users, 2TB ...
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bash create command not found on CentOS 6.5

I am not able to create a database. I get a bash create command not found error on entering fir example: create database rattic; please help CentOS version 6.5
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How do i find where my apache2 is installed in my centos server?

What methods can I use to find where my apache2 is installed on my centos server? btw, i have cpanel installed. I want to edit my sites-available entries and point one of my domains to another ...
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How to access the graphical interface of CentOS 7

I'm new on CentOS, I will be thankful with a little help. Going to point. I did the installation of CentOS 7, the installation process had the intent to put this OS side-by-side with Windows 8, a dual ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

So at first I was getting this error when trying to create databases for use in phpmyadmin. ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) I ...
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Why doesn't CentOS 6.5 emacs RPM get libotf correctly?

I'm aware that there was a problem with the Red Hat 6 RPM for emacs such that one of its dependencies (libotf) appeared to be satisfied by Open MPI, but it couldn't use the library (see Red Hat bug ...
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CentOS : Removed /root

I have been doing experiments with CentOS and now I am in a situation. I have added an user by mentioning his home directory as /root and then I did userdel -rf <username> So its does the ...
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MySQL ERROR 2002 (HY000) on CentOS 5

I have problem with starting up mysql. When I type service mysql start All I got is ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)** ...
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Installing Zend on CentOS is having dependency issues

I'm trying to install PHP's Zend Server on my CentOS VPS but it's having dependency issues that I can't seem to resolve. zend-server-php-5.2-4.0-73.noarch from Zend_noarch has depsolving problems ...
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Add a file to /etc/yum.repos.d to install Oracle JDK 1.6.0-45 from yum?

I have a fresh RedHat 6.5 virtual machine on Amazon Web Services (EC2), its repos look like this currently: [root@ip-172-31-11-112 tmp]# ls -1 /etc/yum.repos.d/ redhat-rhui-client-config.repo ...
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Virtual Machine with Bridged Adapter to Centos not accepting ssh from host machine

I have a bridged connection on VirtualBox from os/x 10.8.5 host to Centos 5.8 client. But I suspect this is more of a general issue than specific to the host and precise version of linux. Shown ...
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CentOS 6.3 and GNOME 3 (gnome-shell) installation from repository

Is there any possibility to install GNOME 3 (gnome-shell) from repository on CentOS 6.3, e.g. does some extra repository with GNOME 3 exist? I've read the thread about installing GNOME 3 on CentOS ...
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Unable to install MariaDB on Centos 6.5 server - “No package available” in yum although Repo is present?

I've hit upon a strange issue with a new installation of CentOS 6.5 while trying to install MariaDB. I've included the following information and created a MariaDB.repo file inside the ...