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Black screen in guest application when VMware is windowed

When I use VMware, an application renders as a black screen when windowed, but appears correctly when maximized: The guest OS is Red Hat, running in VMware Player on Windows 7.
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Unicode fonts in terminal

How can I get unicode fonts in my terminal? Is there a package I could yum install to see more characters? I already have some of them working fine, e.g. 0x2603 snowman works, but others just give ...
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Unable to setup Network on VMware/ VirtualBox

Host system is windows 8.1. So i install Redhat Linux 5.11 on VMware and VirtualBox. And assign bridged network connection but it is not able to ping the gateway. So in VMware 11.0 Virtual Network ...
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RPM failed dependencies: libgdbm.so.2()(64bit) on Fedora 22

i try to install RHEL5 x64 rpm package( mochapro-4.1.2-9658.x86_64 ) on Fedora 22, but it wants libgdbm.so.2()(64bit) library which is absent in dnf. it gives following error: Error: nothing ...
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Reboot EC2 Amazon Linux (Redhat-based) from script

I would like to reboot my Linux from a Script. The script does not run as root. Using sudo reboot produces sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo. A plain reboot gives the error ...
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I cannot su - into my root account from a normal user

I can't switch normal user to root and I get following error: [user2@server1 ~]$ su - Password: su: Authentication failure I know for a fact that password is correct. Also permissions on my ...
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why I cannot access a folder even though I am in the group

> ls -l ... drwxrwxrwx 70 userA groupA 71680 Oct 30 09:43 folderA ... > groups myusername myusername: groupA > cd folderA/ -bash: cd: folderA/: Permission denied Question> why I ...
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iconv adding extra Shift-in 0x0F

we are using the below command to convert the codepage from utf8 to cp935 iconv filename -f utf8 -t Cp935 > out.filename the end file will be in Cp935 encoding for Chinese. At times this ...
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On Redhat Linux 7.x, is it possible to redirect any printing to a given printer to pdf/ps files?

I am currently testing an application that run reports written in SQR running on a RH linux server. For testing purposes, the printers configured on the server have all been mapped to a single windows ...
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I am not able to go to the graphical mode in linux redhat 7

I am not able access the graphical mode directly in redhat 7 as every time is as i every time it boot directly into terminal and for GUI mode, had to start it with startx command. so could you help ...
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Create bootable RedHat iso from folder

I'd like to install RedHat 6.4 (32bits) on a VM. The problem is that I don't have the iso file. Instead, I have access to a folder (standard RedHat folder with subfolders like images, isolinux, etc.) ...
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Extending swap in Redhat linux: insufficient space error

Currently the swap memory of Red hat server is 2GB. I want to extend it to at least 8GB. I've tried several option and server got crashed. Luckily I got another server where I'm trying to extend the ...
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Install docker engine on red hat

I'm getting these errors on docker installation. i have this linux distr: Linux version 2.6.32-573.7.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@x86-031.build.eng.bos.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4....
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Red Hat 7 terminal does not open in cwd

I just got upgraded to Red Hat 7 and am getting used to the changes. One thing I immediately noticed was that when I press Ctrl-Shift-T to open a new terminal tab, it defaults to / rather than the ...
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Redhat disable CPU throttling

How can I disable CPU throttling? I need this done in order to properly install atlas. I have checked alot of similar questions on google as well as here on superuser and didn't find a solution. ...
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Redirecting using a timer

I need to redirect multiple webpages after a 60 second time lap, I built the webpage on wix. And it's for a physical user interface on a machine. For example: after a customer chose his wanted ...
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Red Hat versus Ubuntu comparison

I am being asked to use RHEL Red Hat instead of Ubuntu. Are the basic commands the same? I know the licensing is different, but are the package mangers/repositories the same? That is will sudo ...
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Red Hat live USB creation

I am trying to install Red Hat OS on my laptop. I tried to create live USB disk from .iso file in Ubuntu 14.10 by using Startup Disk Creator, but I am not able to select any other .iso file than ...
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Modern Desktop Environment for RHEL 6

I'm currently forced to work with a machine running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Since I'm usually working with the latest Ubuntu version and a corresponding modern desktop environment, I was quite ...
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Identify log file for SMTP that would indicate email sending errors

Some of our applications are sending emails via the local SMTP servers. If this local SMTP server was unable to deliver an email, we need to make sure an error is logged. Perform the necessary ...
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What is the command to check server time is sync with ntp in RHEL 7?

What is the equivalent command in RHEL 7 for ntpstat? # ntpstat synchronised to NTP server (ntp server ip) at stratum 5 time correct to within 102 ms polling server every 512 s
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How do I add a user to the wheel group in Redhat even if the user does not exist?

In SUSE the command groupmod -A "username" wheel will add any user, even if they don't exist, to the wheel group. In Redhat the -A argument does not exist. and other tools such as groupmems will not ...
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Remote desktop connection from windows to AWS ubuntu via AWS redhat

I would like from my windows to access my ubuntu in AWS VPC. Currently, I can do it via SSH. I open putty, connect to my Redhat, and from this server, I can start another ssh to connect to my ubuntu. ...
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Something similar to inotifywait, without being able to install inotifywait

I wanted to continuously re-build and test projects, but just discovered my school's RHEL distribution doesn't come with inotify or inotifywait. Are there any alternatives I could use, which would ...
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How do I debug the “defunct” process causing it's parent to freeze?

I have program (in red hat) which freezes 1 out of 5 times during its run. Now when I see the ps -a or top while it is hung, it shows its status as “defunct.” I want to understand the reason why it’s ...
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Unable to run yum command

I'm unable to run yum command on my Linux machine. I'm getting the following errors: dispsim:~$ yum Failed to set locale, defaulting to C Loading "rhnplugin" plugin Loading "security" plugin error: ...
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Keyboard layout in Terminal of Red Hat Linux changes automatically

I have an unique problem in Terminal of Red Hat Linux WS 6.6. After some of period of period (Don't know exactly when..) keyboard layout (and not language) changes from German to English ONLY in ...
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installed the wrong version of JAVA and need to remove and install correct one

I accidentally installed OpenJDK on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 instead of Oracle Java Development Kit on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. When I try to yum install Oracle Java Development Kit on Red Hat ...
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What is the curl equivalent of wget -qO (wget -q -O)?

I need to run the following command in Red Hat Linux: wget -q -O http://somepage/somefile.cgi| bash But I don't have wget installed. I could install it, but I want to know how to do this with curl.
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Anaconda post installation messages

I am printing some log messages post installation through configuration file kfs.cfg %post --nochroot echo "XYZ" I do not see the message on terminal. Could you please let me know where this ...
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Httpd start on access on port 80, how to stop it?

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 with httpd, and each time I am accessing to the port 80 the service starts ! I would like to stop it without uninstalling apache, so far I tried : service httpd ...
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Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5.3

I am accessing a Red Hat Linux box with bash 3.2.25 via Dynacomm DCSeries 8. When pressing Control-C at the command line, the extended ASCII code 162 is displayed. (This character is also displayed ...
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is it necessary to create swap partition while installing RHEL?

I'm a newbie to RHEL.I've installed RHEL 7 using VMware .but,during the installation ,it asked me to create Swap partition and i created it worth 2GB. please brief me the reasons.what if the swap ...
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Creating a Centos 7 iso with kickstart

I wish to create an iso file containing Centos 7 x64 for unattended/kickstart installations. For Centos 6, it worked like a charm. But for Centos 7, i am not able to create a bootable iso image. This ...
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Centos7 can't connect ot Internet but IP & ssh from local works

[if this is too long you can read from the bottom] Hello previously i have this Centos7 and it worked fine with the internet connection with static IP. The problem started when i installed GUI, ...
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date. hwclock keep showing wrongly everytime after reboot

Edited question to better reflect situation. (My hwclock and date is not showing correctly) I am on +GMT 8 and i have set my hwclock to localtimezone by doing the following rm /etc/adjtime system-...
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Linux CLI colors wrong output

I have a few different linux systems and some of them the color looks ok and right. Other ones the colors are darker and bold. I have checked my putty settings and output from dircolors and they ...
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alias disables colour sustainably in bash

When I do tree -N I get nice coloured output. When I then alias tree="tree -N" tree output is black & white. When I then unalias tree tree -N output is still black & white! GNU bash,...
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Red Hat Linux Cron Daemon Time Error

I have a legacy system that is running Red Hat Linux 5.4 and the cron daemon will not start. It stopped suddenly, I verified the CMOS time and the system time are correct. I've tried resyncing with ...
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Changing I/O scheduler for SSD

I have many CentOS systems, some of them have traditional hard disks, some SSD, and some mix of them. I would like to change scheduler for SSD to deadline. So at runtime I can simply scan check ...
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Shell Commands not working : REDHAT

I added some service to the startup script and then after reboot , i got this message- 24 package(s) needed for security, out of 52 available Run "sudo yum update" to apply all updates. -bash: id: ...
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Change Default Sender Email Address in RedHat 6.5

In nagios system we configured email system for postfix service, I did changes as shown below: Added the following line in the entry /etc/main.cf smtp_generic_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/generic And ...
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FFMpeg keeps hanging/crashing and causing memory allocation issues on Production RHEL Server

I'm working on adding video conversion to a Ruby on Rails (Ruby 2.1.5 Rails 4.1.5) app that I'm working on. I'm utilizing the Streamio-FFMpeg gem within the app so that I can run the necessary ...
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Meaning of parameters in sudoers file in RedHat

HI can you tell me what is the meaning of each and every parameter meaning of this line of sudoers file in RedHat machine? steve CSNETS = (operator) /usr/local/op_commands/ I know first ...
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boot.log created with permissions 644 instead of 600

My rsyslog.conf file has this line in it. #### GLOBAL DIRECTIVES #### $FileCreateMode 0600 Yet after every reboot the file permissions of /var/log/boot.log are still changed to 644. Every other ...
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How do I enable rsh in Oracle Linux 7?

I have two systems, a Solaris and an Oracle Linux. I can rsh from OL to Solaris but not from Solaris to OL. I can also ssh from both machines. I was reading this and I tried to create an rsh file in /...
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Crontab command cannot be executed. Error PAM configurations

Here's the command that I would like to execute but it seems not to work. [mdubois@veloce ~]$ crontab -l Autorisation refusée You (mdubois) are not allowed to access to (crontab) because of pam ...
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How to save two IPS in single network card

I am using centos 6.6 and going to configure single network card with two IP address. My configuration look like this /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts ifcfg-eth0 DEVICE="eth0" BOOTPROTO="dhcp" ...
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Linux Redhat account claims locked even after unlocking

The local linux account won't allow the user to login even after unlocking it. The following command provides the following output: [userBar@host]$ sudo usermod -U userFoo [sudo] password for ...
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What is the default login for Red Hat Enterprise 7.1 KVM guest?

I cannot find this in any Red Hat documentation, but before I call for tech support perhaps someone here knows the answer. Having just installed an evaluation image for RH 7.1, I have my guest VM to ...