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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 ...
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After renaming system with hostname, mails sent no longer show correct domain

I have a RH server that I renamed a few days ago from XXXX to YYYY. Previously email sent from the server would be sent from username@domain.com. After using hostname to rename the server, they now ...
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RHEL 6.4: Cannot Update via Terminal

I have a RHEL 6.4 server and I cannot use the yum command from within an SSH connection. If I execute any yum command (yum update, yum install, yum clean all) I get the following: Loaded plugins: ...
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Error compiling and installing mcrypt from source

I'm hoping someone can help shed some light on my current issue. Scenario: Installing libmcrypt, mhash and mcrypt from source in order to compile PHP5.4 with the mcrypt extension enabled. OS: ...
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redhat 5.4 too slow on my hp Elitebook 8440p

I installed RedHat Enterprise 64bit 5.4 on my hp Elitebook 8440p however the performance is disturbing. When I am typing, the computer seems to hang and repeats some keys. I also note that coping ...
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Discrepancy between df and du

I have a question pertaining the difference from 'df -h' and 'du -bs'. I have seen several questions here about it, but the issue was always that 'df -h' was reporting more used space than 'du -bs'. I ...
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Critical error on Red Hat Linux

I have a RHEL 5 x64 virtual machine. My colleague accidentally deleted some main system files related to root as he said. Now when I boot the machine , I got the following error : exec of init ...
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Machine needs F1 key to reboot, how to skip this?

Each time the machine (Linux, RHEL) reboots, it waits for F1 key to be pressed in order to continue the boot process. How can I skip this ? These are the message :Node3 DRAM uncorrected ECC ...
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Why provide vi and vim?

I think I'm right in saying RedHat and other distributions provide both vi and Vim. Does anyone know what the rationale is behind providing both when presumably if Vim is provided it covers the ...
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how to dual boot Redhat and ubuntu on using different partitions

I want to dual boot my laptop using RedHat and Ubuntu in different partitions. My hardisk contains the following partitions: /boot ==> redhat boot partition 300MB /SWAP ===> 8GB / ===> ...
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is it possible to change the way of authenticating linux with the help of a daemon (FC4 particularly)?

I got a pc and a special application installed on it, the OS is FC4 and we don't have root password I tried several random passwords and after 3 times I realized that something fishy is happening ...
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I took an image from entire hard disk of a real PC running linux FC4 and try to run it under virtual box but grub freezes all the time

I am trying to run an image which I took from an actual PC (cpu = intel/motherboard=unknown to me/ os = FC 4/ RAID disk controller) and I want to run that image under virtual machine ...
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Logical Volume Partitions

I am trying to incorporate Logical Volumes into the paritioning scheme for the VM I am creating, in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1. I am booting from an ISO Image and I have a Kickstart Script that ...
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yum: enable a disabled repository

I've found out I can use yum --enablerepo= to temporarily enable a disabled Yum repository, but I want to permanently enable a repository. Is there a preferred Yum command to enable a disabled ...
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Commands for reporting media file metadata info on a linux(Red Hat) machine

All, I have a shell script running on MAC OSX that uses mdls command to report metadata information about media files (mp3, m4v, mp4, m4r etc.). I have to write a similar script for a linux ...
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Installing 32 bit glibc on 64 bit RHEL

I'm trying to install glibc-2.12-1.25.el6.i686 on 64 bit RHEL. I understand it has a dependency on the NSSRAWHASH package (I'm using the nss-softokn-freebl-3.12.9-3.el6.i686.rpm package), so I run ...
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unix_chkpw run before access.conf via pam - security risk

I have RHEL 6.3 systems that have PAM's access.conf correctly configured and running. However, it seems in a less than ideal state, after analysis of a root-hack attempt, and I'm wondering if there's ...
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Cannot switch to jenkins user redhat linux

I have a redhat linux server running jenkins. I setup jenkins as per the instructions mentioned here https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Installing+Jenkins+on+Red+Hat+distributions The problem ...
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issue installing git on redhat 5.6

I get the following error when run: It is somehow missing the perl dependencies, I am not sure do I need to update the perl or remove something as a workaround! yum install git Loaded plugins: ...
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chinese language use in solaris 10 and redhat 6

How to type in Chinese in solaris 10 and redhat 6 ? Please tell method how to configure it through command line not through GUI
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yum update error Red Hat 6.4

I have just upgraded my system from Red Hat 5.8 to 6.4. Upon issuing the command yum update I get the following message This system is receiving updates from Red Hat Subscription Management. This ...
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Is it possible to use yum to install a RPM file in Red Hat Linux?

Is it possible to use yum to install a RPM file in Red Hat Linux? Since I don't have the Internet access from this Linux I can not do wget and follow the process. So all that I have now is a rpm ...
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How can I use sar to track processor and memory usage?

I'm running some load tests on a application hosted on one of my server and I wanted to track the processor and memory usage over a period of time e.g. 30 minutes. I've read that I can do this with ...
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hide pid when a process is launched in background

So I put this command vncconfig -iconic &, this causes vncconfig window to launch and terminal will display like [1] 13488. I want to hide this pid info. That is, when we put the command, only ...
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rpm: Contradictory information (both installed and not installed)

rpm (on RedHat EL 6) is giving me contradictory information: [root@aphrodite Desktop]# rpm -e DeepFlow-1.0-1.el6.x86_64.rpm error: package DeepFlow-1.0-1.el6.x86_64.rpm is not installed ...
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How is executing a startup script different to writing the commands manually?

This is my Node.JS webserver startup script for RedHat EL 6. #!/bin/sh # chkconfig: 345 01 01 # description: DeepFlow startup script case $1 in start) echo "Starting DeepFlow" ...
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How can I register my app to the “service” command?

On RedHat EL 6, many services can be started and stopped on the command line: service some_service start and service some_service stop I have packaged a Node.JS server application in an RPM. How ...
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Download link issue for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 on Red hat website

Is it possible to download Red Hat Enterprice Linux Server 6.3 from the Red Hat Website. Link seems to be missing for old iso.
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Finding RedHat applications

I'm new to RedHat, and confused and frustrated. I want to run the application called "Nautilus". According to the "Add/Remove Software" utility, Nautilus is already installed on my system, but I ...
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How to set up a NAT and and a Host Only adapter using Vagrant?

I am trying to make a NAT connection (for yum downloads) and a Host-Only connection (for talking with host) at the same time on my CentOS box when using Vagrant. I CAN do it by SSHing and checking ...
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How would I check the version of vncserver on Redhat?

I want to check which version of vncserver I am using in my linux box. What is the command for that? When I run which vncserver I get /usr/bin/vncserver P.S: I am running Red Hat Enterprise ...
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Linux Redhat kernel source installation? [closed]

I downloaded my kernel source rpm version, uname -a, from the ftp.redhat.com site. When I installed the rpm it put it in ~rpmbuild. In the past didn't it put it in /usr/src/redhat? Did this change? ...
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How to find rpm binary of a given process?

Here is the problem: I'm trying to find what cron software is running on my machine, however question applies to any generic process. One way to do it is: Find the process ps aux |grep cron Find ...
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Yum install for users on small network

We have a small network of 15 users. I need to install some new libraries using yum on all computers on the network. I already have a csh script which allows me rsh onto all computers on the system so ...
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Dropbox.py on RHEL 6

I'm trying to run a headless install of Dropbox on RHEL 6. The daemon seems to be running, but when I try to use Dropbox's associated dropbox.py tool to control the daemon, it fails to run with the ...
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linux memory consumption redhat. how to view memory usage

I have red hat 6.2 The CPU is extremely busy. top - 06:58:03 up 2 days, 18:09, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 Tasks: 93 total, 1 running, 92 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): ...
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explanation about du command linux diskusage

What is the difference between these two: du -h --max-depth=2 /usr/* | sort -nr | head -n 20 And: du -h --max-depth=2 /usr/ | sort -nr | head -n 20 I would like to display the 20 biggest ...
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Identifying lost physical memory

I am having issues with a server running out of physical memory and I'm having troubles discerning whether it is from my application's Java process or something else on the server. Let's take the ...
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configure rsyslog server to log incomming messages with time of the rsyslog server

I would like to configure our rsyslog server to drop the timestamp of the incoming messages and replace them with time from the rsyslog server. Reason for this is that we have some system that don't ...
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Failure to install VirtualBox 4.2.4 Guest Additions for Linux

Trying to install Guest Additions I see: sh ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run The headers for the current running kernel were not found. If the following module compilation fails then this could be the ...
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Disable the screensaver in Red Hat

I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 4 (Nahant Update 2). Please help to disable the screensaver.
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Install Node.JS on RedHat 6.3

I have downloaded the Node.JS tar from the official website. I now have to set /home/admin/Desktop/node-v0.8.16-linux-x64/bin as the working directory to run it from a terminal. However, I don't want ...