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probe processor voltage in linux

I am in a redhat server I've tried to use lm-sensors to detect my processor's voltage, just like CPU-Z in windows environment. But after I using the command "sensor-detect", only processor's ...
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Killing daemon and closing port without ability to use 'lsof'

I have an application that spits out the time when it is requested from a client. I don't have permissions to use port 13, so I put it on a really high-numbered port. Now I can't kill that port, and I ...
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Old Red Hat Linux 5.2 on VirtualBox

I am trying to install and run Redhat 5.2 on a VirtualBox VM. This is NOT RHEL; This is the old Redhat 5.2 from before the Fedora project and was first released in 1997. While going through the ...
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Installing apache httpd server 2.2.X in RHEL WS 4

We have apache httpd server of version 1.3.27 running in the production server with OS version RHEL WS release 4 (32 bit). We are using two instances of this httpd server. One for front end light ...
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building custom kernel on redhat 9

I'm trying to build a kernel 2.4 on redhat 9. but when I go through theses steps: make menuconfig make dep make bzImage make install they return no error but when I try to boot into it, it returns ...
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Red Hat seeing all processes and detail information about them

im on a red hat server and i did ps -a and see all running processes. CMD> ps -a PID TTY TIME CMD 1857 pts/5 00:00:00 ps 9011 pts/1 00:00:00 su 9097 pts/1 00:00:00 csh 20515 ...
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My wireless card is not being detected

I have a NIC Realtek rtl8111/8168b with the r8168 drivers in use (note that the r8169 drivers that come with the card do NOT work) with a Scientific Linux with kernel version 2.6.32 that does not ...
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Broken mount point with crazy status

I used to mount via sshfs onto this mount point named vismac on a RedHat linux. But something is broken, and ls -l results in the following mess of question marks and dashes: drwxrwxr-x 9 user_me ...
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What's the name of the file system of the operating system in UNIX\Linux?

Is that correct to assume that the operating system is ALWAYS placed in /usr in all kinds of UNIX and Linux? I'm writing a script that has to check the free space in the operating system's file ...
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DVD not found error while kickstart installation on RHEL 6.5/6.4

I want ks.cfg on dvd itself to keep everything at same place. Content of isolinux/isolinux.cfg label ks menu label ^Kickstart kernel vmlinuz append initrd=initrd.img ks=cdrom:/ks.cfg And ...
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How to replace the driver of realtek 8111/8169 NIC to 8111/8168

I have a Scientific Linux 6.2 with a kernel version 2.6.32-220.4.1 installed and I got a problem with a realtek r8111/8168 NIC. I found that this card does not work properly with the driver r8169, so ...
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Can't install php-fpm: dependency issues

I'm trying to install php-fpm for my nginx server. Trying to install through yum (yum --enablerepo=remi install php-fpm php-mysql), I get the next error: Error: Package: ...
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Upgrading MySQL on RedHat 6.5 and installing MySQLdb

I have a fresh (clean slate) VM with RHEL 6.5 installed. I've been trying to upgrade MySQL 5.1 that comes with it by following one of the resources that I found online. But, when I try to install ...
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What's wrong with this configuration of sudoers file?

I have to execute a shell script as another user, but without being prompted for a password. I've edited the /etc/sudoers file with visudo, adding the following line. _www localhost=(otheruser) ...
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Why doesn't my new Amazon EC2 cluster volume size reflect the size I set in the launch options

When I create a new cr1.8xlarge instance on EC2 with a 100GB EBS storage, and run df -h, I only get about 6Gb of available storage on the root device. The instance is created using the Red Hat Linux ...
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What is the BASE DN for my LDAP server?

I've seen alot of tutorials about ldap "basedn" which imply that you can use a generic string like "mycompany". However, in my case, I already have an ldap server, and the root of it seems to be: ...
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Installing Upstart on Centos 5.10 Final… pkg-config dependency issue

I am trying to install upstart version 1.11 from source on a Centos 5.10 Final box. BTW i don't have option or privileges to upgrade this. I am at this point where it is complaining about the ...
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Accidentally deleted a module needed by yum - how to reinstall it?

I have a problem when trying to update yum. It gives me an error: After running yum update There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this ...
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What is the function of the cimserver daemon?

I noticed in /var/log/messsages a process 'cimserver' was logging some interesting messages: Nov 27 15:33:37 lb-web-standby cimserver[2250]: Failed to deliver an indication: Cannot connect to ...
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install screen from source code

I tried to install the screen command on RedHat from source code. But when I run the configure, it returned configure: error: !!! no tgetent - no screen So does anyone know how to fix it?
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libpng not found on pkg-config search path

When building cairo 1.2.6 from source I get the following error: checking for cairo's PNG backend... configure: WARNING: Could not find libpng in the pkg-config search path checking whether cairo's ...
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Red Hat failed to make nodejs

When I run the ./configure, the error occurred. What does the This platform lacks a functioning sem_open implementation means? How to make it work? Environment: Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release ...
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How to find out total NIC cards and total available physical ports in linux

I need to find out how many total physical ports my server has, and how many of them are in use and how many free. Can you kindly help how to find it: This is what i find from dmidecode output: ...
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How configure sudo access on redhat linux 6.3 for other user for snmp

How to set /etc/sudoers file to allow execution of below mentioned command for non-root user user1 for below mentioned commands chkconfig snmpd on service snmpd restart
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How To check user configured with root privileges

Suppose root user created a user say user1, and made entries in /etc/sudoers file for "user1" as "user1 ALL=(ALL) ALL". How can user1 check that he has privileges identical to root user ? Does it ...
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Redhat Linux password fail on ssh

I am trying to ssh into my linux machine from my mac. If I am physically at the machine I can log in with my password just fine, but if I am sshing it refuses. I am getting: Permission denies ...
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Adding third disk as a single disk in a server with an existing RAID1

I've got a ProLiant DL360 G5 server (Fedora 13) with two SAS disks in a hardware RAID 1, working fine. Now I hot plugged another SAS disk. I'd like to configure this new hard disk out of my RAID, as a ...
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Keeping log of Linux RedHat 6.3 shutdown messages

with RedHat 6 the services startup messages (i.e. the ones with the neat green [ OK ] tags) are stored in /var/log/boot.log. The shutdown messages are not stored though. Questions: 1 - How can I keep ...
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Create non-login user id & Installation of software using non-login user id

How can I install a software, as non-login user id [means user id that does not have interactive shell, no home directory etc]. How to create non-login user id that does not have root privilege, but ...
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How to install Tomcat server using no login shell

How can we create a user account with no login shell for running the Tomcat server. What is the purpose of User Account with no login shell ? And How can no login shell user perform the installation ...
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VirtualBox Linux Guest unable to ssh in to a redhat server? [duplicate]

I am running VirtualBox with a CentOS guest and trying to ssh in to one of my firm's Redhat servers. I get timed out but I can ping the server. It works if I do the same action from my Windows host. ...
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Search text in kickstart snippets via Red Hat Satellite

Is it possible to search for particular text over all kickstart snippets? Version of Red Hat Satellite - 5.4
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Logrotate not doing any rotation

I just set up LogRotate on my RHEL6 server so that it rotates my custom Apache log files. However, it doesn't do anything when i try manually running it. I expect it to rotate the log files ...
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No module named yum after “yum update”

Amazon EC2 Linux AMI Python 2.7.5 yum 3.4.3 I recently did a "yum update" and I'm guessing this lead to my issues. Yum now does this: # yum There was a problem importing one of the Python modules ...
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Guest OS freezes when trying to dial up connection in Virtual Box

Host OS is Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.4, and Guest OS is Windows XP. Network settings in virtual box is set to "internal network". Host OS is connected to intranet via LAN. I don't need the ...
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How do I use wget to download a list of files from different URLs on the same site and store the files in the same folder structure as the URL?

I have a list of files I need to download at different URLs on the same site. Using the command: wget --http-user:user@domain.name --http-password:password -i download.txt The files download to ...
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Number typing issue on RedHat

When typing 4 or 6 on terminal window it changes the tab instead of writing the number. I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.4 (Santiago). How can this issue be fixed? Here are ...
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Change /etc/, /var/ permissions to 777

Well, I was being lazy to properly setup the properties of the files and now I set up the permissions recursively the folders /etc/ and /var/ to 777. Now I can't ssh into the machine but worse I can't ...
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Need to set mailx variable to specify the From address

Running Oracle Linux 5.8 (which is just re-branded RedHat EL 5.8) I must change the From address. But we have scripts that use mailx which cannot be re-written to use any extra flags, so I'd like to ...
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CentOS 6.4 and alternate SSH port not working

I've got a CentOS 6.4 machine and would like to change the default SSH port, and followed these instructions: CentOS Wiki After making those changes (including the "semanage port -a -t ssh_port_t -p ...
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Is it possible to install MS Office on the virtual window using CDs?

I am new to Redhat linux. I need to run a virtual copy of Windows 7 and need to use MS Office. I am not sure how to get MS Office installed in the virtual Windows 7 using the CDs. Can anyone help?
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How do I prevent anacron from running certain scripts?

I am running RHEL5 and software RAID (mdadm). Currently I allow the 99-raid-check weekly cron script to run at the normal time (early Sunday morning). However, if the system is off during that time it ...
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“Cold start” alarms generated by snmpd process

I am using NET-SNMP 5.3.x.x on my redhat linux server. I got this error in /var/log/messages : Sep 8 04:02:16 opteir snmpd[30570]: Received TERM or STOP signal... shutting down... I checked my ...
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Unable to load any usable fontset

I have recently upgraded to VIM 7.4 from 7.3 on system A, and set up a clean install of 7.4 on system B. When launching gvim on A I get : Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion ...
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Disabled SELinux then rebooted, but reboot seems to have hanged?

I disabled SELinux by editing /etc/selinux/config to include the line SELINUX=disabled This change requires rebooting to activate, so I did that. I'm now sitting in front of a black screen with ...
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How to debug syslog-ng not logging UDP logs

I am trying to get a client to log to a syslog-ng server. However, as far as I can tell, syslog-ng is not registering that it has received the message and it has not logged to the file. NOTE : All ...
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Good way to resolve dependencies for .rpm installation

I am trying to install jdk-7u25-linux-x64.rpm through rpm. However, rpm says it conflicts with jre-1.6.0_13-fcs. I then try to remove jre-1.6.0_13-fcs but it fails because there are other packages ...
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What is libcwait.so

We had a problem today with a file /etc/libcwait.so missing which broke our oracle database on one server. Any information i could find on the internet was related to oracle and redhat-like systems ...
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Atheros wireless LAN drivers for RedHat Linux

A friend of mine is crying out loud trying to setup wireless lan for her new RedHat installation on her laptop. I googled it and found two or three drivers and gave it to her. But she is saying that ...
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Irregular time-delay while deleting files

I have a very general question. I am running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.2 (Santiago) in a network where my workstation from time to time needs an annoyingly long period to ...