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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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Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
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“chmod -R 777 /” for a few seconds - now what?

On Centos 6.5 I accidentally typed chmod -R 777 / Ooops. I CTRL + C'ed out of it very quickly, but not before it'd started working away for a couple of seconds. Consequences? Well, already su ...
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CentOS 5.10 Yum Packages won't update/upgrade

I've just used yum to install PhpMyAdmin and it installed version 2.11.11.3-2.el5 which is completely out of date since version 4 is out. I've tried running yum update phpmyadmin but I receive No ...
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bash column command confused by ANSI color escapes

I have a bash script I got from Gary Bernhardt's dotfiles that prints a nice colorized listing of the recent git commits. It uses the column command to line the output up into columns. On my mac, it ...
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Accessing VM on host machine through IP address

I'm trying to set up a CentOS VM with VMware Fusion and get access to it through the host. I was following a tutorial online for this as this is my first time doing this. When I try to access the IP ...
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Need noacpi in CentOS 6.4, not in RHEL 6.4

I've been trying to fix a rather odd problem that I've seen on our new Dell R5500 (Xeon based workstations). We want to run CentOS 6.4 64 bit on them. We did a base install which worked fine, however ...
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Is my CentOS library multiarch? And what does that mean?

On CentOS release 6.4, I am trying to run a binary. However, it gives the following complaint: (...) requires "/lib/libuuid.so.1" to function. From a quick search, I can see that the only similar ...
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mdadm RAID monitoring no DegradedArray email

So, I have a couple of MDADM RAID arrays and I want to set up monitoring with email notifications for drive failures through sSMTP but I can't seem to get it working. The system in question is a ...
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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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CentOS Freezes on Startup

I'm very new to Linux, so please go easy! I created a Linux install on VMWare Workstation 8 in order to install a piece of software called OpenClinica. The program is Java based and depends on ...
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Centos/Redhat XSP4 daemon

How can I install xsp to run as a daemon.I run my /etc/init.d/xsp script(see below) it stops with status message : Listening on address: 0.0.0.0 Root directory: /var/www/asptest Listening on port: ...
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Authenticate Mac OS X Mountain Lion against EL6 OpenLDAP only succeeds for ssh

I'm having an issue with mountain lion authenticating against a CentOS 6 openldap/krbkdc server. I can ssh into the macs in question and I am issued a ticket and all autofs mounts (like the homedir) ...
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Why is ssh login occasionally failing?

I'm using ssh to execute commands on another host and have noticed that occasionally the connection is closed before it ever connects. Both hosts are CentOS release 6.3 running OpenSSH_5.3p1, OpenSSL ...
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How do I mount a Union filesystem under Centos

I did some work on a Centos LiveUSB system. I created some files etc. I later moved to a complete linux install and want to read the previous LiveUSB filesytem straight from the usb key. From my ...
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Virtual Box Pen Test Lab Set Up

So i'm trying to set up a pen test lab in virtual box on my windows 7 host. I have 3 guest OS's installed: 1.) BackTrack5 2.) Centos 5 Server/Snort (My Snortbox) 3.) Win XP (Unpatched) I have 3 ...
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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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Changing internal database to external JDBC in Atlassian crowd

I have installed Atlassian crowd using the internal database method on Centos 6. Installation went successfully and now i want to use external database (mysql) using JDBC. I cant find the option to ...
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linux - centos won't boot after rebuilding raid

I have a dedicated server with OVH. Yesterday they had to replace one of the HDD because it was about to fail. After replacing the disk, we had to rebuild the RAID and now the server won't boot ...
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Is there a way to get host Hyper-V UUID from linux gest?

I have a CentOS 6.4 runing on Hyper-V VM. If I export the VM to other Hyper-V server, the UUID keeps the same. Is there a way to avoid this, or use other identifyer to know that the host hardware have ...
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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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chpasswd and passwd not updating /etc/shadow for root user

I'm having a weird problem, and I don't know if I've screwed something up or this is the way it's supposed to be and I never noticed.. Using passwd and chpasswd to change a users password works as ...
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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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execl: couldn't exec `/bin/sh'

I accidentally moved the whole bin, boot, dev and etc directory. After moving everything back I get the following error email from various cron jobs: execl: couldn't exec `/bin/sh' execl: No such ...
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Installing fonts on GUI-less Linux for wkhtmltoimage

I'm having difficulties getting wkhtmltoimage to recognize fonts not installed on my CentOS 5.8 box. I've tried installing the font I need (Verdana) via .rpm but that didn't seem to work. I tried ...
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CentOS 6.4, hibernate issue

The problem is, I can't use Hibernate feature. The system allows me to, but just after the power down, the system wakes up. Seems the system is getting wakeup command from somewhere else, USB, PCI... ...
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MySQL server 5.5 on CentOS 6.5 error: “mysqld: unrecognized service”

I am using CentOS 6.5. I installed MySQL Server 5.5 from a .rpm package (downloaded from the official MySQL site) using the default .rpm installer. I also installed MySQL Client package the same way. ...
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mount: / not mounted already, or bad option

Can't mount the system with data=writeback I've added ,data=writeback to fstab than fstab: /dev/mapper/vg-lv_root / ext4 defaults,noatime,discard,data=writeback ...
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HyperVM Disk Issue

I have HyperVM installed on a server with a 250 GB SSD hard disk. Now, it is showing "Disk quota exceeded" error. On the same server I have a 6 TB SATA HDD. I want to move my HyperVM from SSD to SATA. ...
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How to view the versions available in yum

I'm trying to find a specific version of node.js (npm) to install on a CentOS machine. I want a specific version so that new members of our team aren't all running different versions of node.js than ...
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CentOS 6, Webmin, Virtualmin

I have a VPS account running CentOS 6 with 3 IP addresses allocated to it for various SSL certificates. When I do an NSLookup for the IP addresses they resolve and display the wrong name. ...
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Logging rssh/chroot SFTP users

I'm trying to log activity (uploads, downloads, renames, deletes) for SFTP users. If I SFTP with a normal user, it logs to /var/log/secure. If I SFTP with a rssh user, it logs that they connected, but ...
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xdotool : close all windows except the one that is active (infront)

I would like to execute a command that will close all windows except the one that is currently active. i would likely to place this command in the gnome-panel which means when i click on the button, ...
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OpenDKIM Signing return fail when spaces in mail

Few days ago I install OpenDKIM Signing using on my CentOs 6 server by manual - http://stevejenkins.com/blog/2011/08/installing-opendkim-rpm-via-yum-with-postfix-or-sendmail-for-rhel-centos-fedora/. ...
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ifup, ifdown on centos 6.3 guest on virtualbox

On a Mac OSX I'm running virtualbox 4.2.16 with a centos 6.3 guest. On the centos guest when I issue ifdown eth0 or ifup eth0 I get: usage: ifdown <device name> Same thing with eth1. What am ...
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Setting up VPN on Centos with router doing dhcp

I've successfully setup PPTP VPN on my CentOS 5 server and can connect to it. I've set it up to use the IP range 10.0.1.50-60 and this works and we can ping each other but from what I can tell these ...
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Can I hide BIND mount points from DF?

Is there a formal way to hide the mount points of BIND from df (in CentOS 6.4) ? It's ugly and distracting. Apparently people have been complaining about it for a decade but I cannot seem to google ...
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Git and (gitweb) and SVN both over HTTPS at same time

I'm trying to run both a Git server over http and I already have SVN running over http as well. I'm runnning centos 6 My git.conf (located in /etc/httpd/conf.d/) file looks like LoadModule ...
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Trouble installing php-devel on CentOS

Working with a PHP install and trying to install APC on a server to help with speed issues with an application we're developing. We are having trouble getting phpize installed. phpize is not on the ...
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My vbox shared mount will not auto mount and is only ready only?

My vbox shared mount will not auto mount and is only ready only? I am using scientific linux host and centOS guest and I am trying to share a folder I have in both accounts but the folder is only ...
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How to set Cloud9 URLs to subfolder?

I have installed an instance of cloud9 on a webspace (CentOS 5). Installation was easy and it is running fine. My hosting provider supports mod_proxy, thus I use a .htaccess to re-route the requests ...
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Suggestions for finding performance bottleneck on LAMP server

I know this question has been asked a thousand times and I've read through a bunch of the answers, but haven't found one that really helped me. I've used top and I'm not swapping at all, I've got ...
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GRUB reported “error: file not found.” when booting CentOS 5

I installed CentOS 5.3 by using a 4GB USB disk on an old PC that I used run a Debian on it. After a series of housework on the fresh system, I reboot the system using: sudo shutdown -r now After ...
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How to get current number of opened inotify watches?

My system is CentOS. I'm trying to get this by listing fs.inotify variables via sysctl call (sysctl fs.inotify), but didn't found anything useful, only variables to specify limits.
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how to use Environment Modules without root

For some reason, I have a hard time finding a tutorial on how to manage user software install with Environment Modules (http://modules.sourceforge.net/) without root. the closest thing is ...
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Using NTPD as a client on Cent OS without Undisciplined Local Clock any disadvantage?

The following is the NTP configuration. My server is a physical system, not a virtual machine. The following ntp-4.2.2p1-15.el5.centos rpm I am using. tinker panic 0 restrict default kod nomodify ...
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USB disabled when installing CentOS 5.8

My USB keyboard does not response when installing CentOS 5.8 with options "linux noprobe". Given the fact that before installing from a burnt DVD, I once tried to install from a USB flash storage, it ...
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Guest Additions not working on CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6.3 x64 in CLI. When I try to install guest additions, everything seems to work. Except "Installing the window system drivers" returns "[FAILED[ (Could not find the X.Org or XFree86 ...
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Is there anyway to print to a remote client/printer from a cloud-based virtual CentOS machine?

The scenario is that I will potentially be using a cloud based virtual machine and then accessing the machine from a tablet. I then need to send a command to a wireless interfaced printer that will be ...
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Dual boot centOS and Win7

I posted this on stackoverflow, but it looks like superuser would be more appropriate. I have a CentOS 5 machine that runs Windows 7 as a dual boot. CentOS is the main OS and each OS is set up in a ...