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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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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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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 ...
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Windows, WinSCP, through one Redhat Proxy server to the real server behind it

Here is what I need to accomplish. I have a Windows 7 Desktop computer. I also have a cluster of RedHat servers that provide services to my users. All of the RedHat servers back up to one of the ...
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yum epel depsolving problems when installing R

I am trying to install R on an old RHEL5 system. sudo yum install R reveals This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite. Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies ...
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Enable beep in CentOS that installed on virtualbox

I install CentOS 6.4 on virtualbox and I want to use beep, I install beep-1.3-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm but not working. There is any way to enable beep on CentOS that installed on virtualbox?
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RHEL Desktop: How to install g++?

I would like to install the gcc-c++ package on RHEL 6. When I search for it with yum, I get No matches found. Searching for it on the web, it seems that I need the workstation sub-channel. However, I ...
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When was gcc last updated in my system?

Is it possible to know the last update date of gcc in Centos? If yes, how can it be checked? The problem is that one my applications, which used to run before in gcc, is not running in gcc.
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Enable display manager selection in Red Hat 6 gnome login

We use Red Hat 6 at work and I've a desktop that's a dedicated as my development environment. I routinely use wmii and have NXServer and client running within its own session that allows me to ...
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Prevent FTP transfer from failing when FTP server is restarted

When downloading large files (ca. 5GB) with the lftp client, I find that a restart of the FTP service (vsftpd) stops the transfer and I have to restart it from the beginning. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Audio problems with RGS and LDAP

I have been working on creating a new RHEL 6.x image for a college computer lab. We use LDAP authentication so that the users can freely move between computers, and so that they can then connect to ...
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Linux Red Hat fails to mount encrypted USB stick in exec mode

I'm having trouble with an encrypted USB stick. In order to view the encrypted partition, software on the stick must be executed, but as soon as the stick is plugged in, it is mounted with executable ...
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yum install 389-ds (Directory Server) on Redhat Linux not working

I am trying to install 389-ds (Directory Server) on Redhat Linux. $ yum install 389-ds ... Could not retrieve mirrorlist ...
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Nginx works on my linux machine but is not accessible from other computers in my local network

In my LAN network I have a server with Scientific Linux (RedHat or Fedora based distro), I've done yum install nginx but the welcome page is not accessible from other computers in my network. When I ...
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Mounting /var /tmp /var/log to separate partition

Per DISA hardening requirements for RHEL, I'm supposed to make sure a number of locations on the filesystem are mounted on separate partitions. A few of the locations they specify include /var /tpm ...
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Setting a non-standard proxy

I am behind a proxy which requires users to login during the first connection with a username and password with a HTML form. Thus, it is not handled with usual http://username:password@proxy.com and ...
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Keeping Cygwin SSH session alive [duplicate]

I'm having the a bit of a problem with accessing remote RedHat servers from a Windows machine using Cygwin SSH client. What I do is I run some fairly time-consuming QA scripts on the remote RedHat ...
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How to manually install PostgreSql on Redhat

I have to install PostgreSql onto Redhat. I cannot use YUM. I have downloaded these rpm's postgresql91-9.1.9-1PGDG.rhel5.x86_64.rpm postgresql91-contrib-9.1.9-1PGDG.rhel5.x86_64.rpm ...
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RHEL: Mount 4TB USB drive

I have a 4TB USB drive that I want to use as a backup. I'm wondering if my 32 bit RHEL 5 system can handle it or if I need to find a 64 bit version. Via dmesg I see it getting recognized as /dev/sdd1 ...
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Installing java on red hat enterpirse linux 3

I am trying to run eclipse IDE which results in an error which says no java virtual machine was found. The result of running "/usr/sbin/alternatives --config java" command is that it displays - one ...
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RPM processes running wild

for some reason there are 40+ rpm processes running under root and are taking 100% of all 32 CPU's on a server. has someone encountered this before? running on RHEL 6.1.. I'm just curious if anyone ...
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fsck -y breaks system

I have a Red Hat development box and I recently had an outage where the SAN disk was unavailable and and some applications were not running right so I ran fsck -y to check if the file system was ok, ...
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RedHat installation error

I am trying to install RedHat on virtualbox running in ubuntu but it results in "drives not found error" on both RHEL 3 and Red Hat 9 versions. I have a sata hard disk and the details of my machine ...
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hard disk not recognized

I have red-hat enterprise 6.2 and I have just bought a new hard disk for 1.7 TB. My OS doesn't seem to see that disk. I was expecting to see /dev/sdb or some new entry returned by lsblck but nothing ...
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Using pwauth for authentication with SVN on RHEL6

We have recently installed SVN 1.6.11 and are attempting to run it using the Apache server (2.2.15) after finding svnserve to come up short of our needs. Our system is RHEL 6, and we would like to ...
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GNOME 2.16.0: desktop frozen (redhat 5.8)

I have a user whose desktop is frozen. We're running Redhat 5.8. Gnome version is 2.16.0. Clicking the icons does nothing. The menus on the toolbar work. If I try to launch nautilus from the ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Qt 4.7.0 install error

I'm running a virtual machine, using VMWare Player, running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.4 x86_64 and I'm trying to install Qt 4.7.0 from the qt-everywhere-opensource-src-4.7.0.tar.gz file ...
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RHEL 5.5 - Operating System Installation

Is it possible to customize versions of packages like "binutils , Glibc , libstd .." while installing the operating system??
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Archey installs properly, but spits a runtime error

I installed the RPM listed here (archey-0.2.6-6.noarch.rpm) for Archey: When I run it, I get the following output: $ archey Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/archey", line 290, in ...
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How to find out the corresponding rpm package names from this python build script output?

I am attempting to compile python 2.6.8 in Redhat 5 linux box. At the end of the compilation, I got these messages; Failed to find the necessary bits to build these modules: _bsddb ...
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Do I have to restart my machine for ulimit - u to take affect?

So I have an external 3rd party application which runs on Java. The JVM is getting a load of OutOfMemeory errors and their support team suggested I raise the ulimit - u from he default 1024 to 4096 ...
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Linux/RedHat - Yum install tab completion

I had been using Ubuntu and recently migrated to RedHat. The apt-get install auto completion is very handy, so I supposed yum install should have this function as well, but seemed it doesn't. Is there ...
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Wifi is not enabling in redhat

I am new to redhat environment, My laptop Wifi is not enabled after installing redhat.I am using Red hat enterprise Linux server. Release 6.0(santiago) Kernel Linux 2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64 GNOME 2.28.2 ...
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What is the general strategy for handling multiple missing shared objects?

I'm still learning Linux, so bear with me... I ran ldd on Apache's httpd and found many missing shared libraries. I am new to this machine and am not sure whether some of these are misplaced or ...
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How to disable Alt-Tab shortcut in VMPlayer?

I want to send Alt-Tab to my windows host OS when working out of the guest OS on VM player. At the minute it gets trapped by the guest OS. Anyway to disable sending it to the guest (RedHat)?
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Prevent users from being able to pipe output to another users terminal?

So currently on this server if two people are logged into the same server, you can do something like: -bash-4.1$ cat /dev/urandom | write username It will print a bunch of junk to their terminal. I ...
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Fedora 18: Can not find version.h

I am attempting to install some ATI graphics drivers. The installer fails and the log says this: Check if system has the tools required for installation. fglrx installation requires that the system ...
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starting network interface in debug mode

Is it possible to start the network interface in debug mode? I am looking for Something like "sshd -ddd" but for a network interface. Basically I am looking for a redhat based solution.
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Make an access directory structure tree?

I want to run a script that will show me all the folders (output to a text file) that the running user can see starting from root, down to the point where it doesn't have the permissions to go any ...
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How to find out why available disk space is decreasing every day?

I have a CentOS web server which does not have much load on it. I noticed that its available disk space drops by more than 100MB every few days. There isn't any new software installed, however there ...
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What aids exist in RHEL v6 to calculate subnets without an internet connection?

The Red Hat version of the ipcalc program is very basic compared with some other versions that are available. Suppose you didn't have an internet connection and could only use tools that exist ...
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Server doesn't run after reboot [closed]

I just rebooted the server, but doesn't go up anymore. What can be the problem? Server is RedHat and i used 'reboot' command from root ssh.
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Unable to connect to Internet in OEL5 guest even though I can ping machine from host machine

I have Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 as Guest on VirtualBox running on Windows 7 host using Bridged Network. I have being trying to configure a static IP on OEL5 VM Guest at work, as previously the VMs ...
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Installing Red Hat 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) cannot find installation media

I am trying to install RHEL 6.4 on a Dell PowerEdge R720. I am using a DVD and every time the Red Hat prompt comes up and asks for my language and keyboard preference. After that, an error message ...
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Which CentOS ISO to use for my virtual machine? [closed]

I have a physical server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga). I would like to create a virtual machine (using VirtualBox) with a binary-compatible version of CentOS server as ...
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Installing a CPAN module using a remote compiler

I need to install the XML::Parser module. Unfortunately, that package uses expat. Due to security concerns, I am not allowed to install the dev package of expat. making the CPAN Module fail to ...