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How to update Firefox Add-ons when using Firefox in a sandbox?

The SELinux sandbox works like this: If I start Firefox in a sandbox then the original Firefox directory gets copied to a temporary place, and any changes done in the sandboxed Firefox get's deleted ...
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Can apt-get be used on Red Hat systems?

We know that apt-get is used on debian based systems so what is used on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) systems? Is it possible to install and use apt-get on Red Hat?
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Why would ssh fail to expand %h variable in .ssh/config?

Why would ssh fail to expand %h from .ssh/config? This used to work and still works except on a RHEL box. Looking for what the origin of this could be. Is there a setting somewhere that tells ssh to ...
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How can I install VLC on RHEL 6.3?

I'm having a problem installing VLC on Red hat 6.3 When I try to use yum install vlc all goes well until it shows me this in the end: Error: Package: vlc-2.0.3-6.el6.x86_64 ...
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Finding CPU utilization past 2 months in Linux

I am trying to figure a way to get the CPU utilization for the past 2 months. I have tried to use sar. What I found with sar is that you can collect and report CPU utilization with it and it is ...
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How can I install software in Linux with no yum and no wget?

I'm a newbie to Linux (that mainly uses Windows and Mac OS X) needing some advice. I was trying to install git on a Linux machine today, and encountered some problems: Not knowing the version of the ...
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Is it possible to run KVM from a virtual installation of RHEL 6?

I am currently studying for the RHCSA exam that requires me to practice with KVM. Is it possible to run for me to run KVM on an RHEL 6 virtual machine before I go to the trouble of partitioning my ...
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Installing softare on Linux

I'm trying to install the GMP package on Redhat 4, x86_64. The package can only be installed using make, which is not available and should be installed with apt-get/yum, but I don't have either one of ...
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sudo/su command for Red Hat Server 5.4

Without going into too much detail, I need to execute one linux command on redhat with root user access. Red Hat Server 5.4 does not recognise the sudo command. The command su can be used to switch ...
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How to get back the deleted folder and its content on a linux server?

I am using a linux (red hat) server and contents gets updated using CVS. A folder was not in CVS and it got deleted/replaced by another content after I run an update. How can I get the deleted content ...
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what is the exact command to Restart a redhat linux system via ssh? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: what is the exact command to Restart a redhat linux system? I want to restart the Linux (Redhat server 6.3) System via ssh. I am accessing the remote machine via Putty. ...
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What is the exact command to restart a Redhat linux system?

I am new in linux. I want to know the exact command to restart a red hat linux server 6.3. and it has to start network drivers etc. I am using VPN to connect to remote machine using VNC. Can anyone ...
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How can i connect & configure a projector in redhat linux?

SCenario: I like to connect and configure my projector in Red Hat Linux without using any external packages/third party tools Example: i like to configure basic projector properties where we ...
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Rhel 6 does not boot

out of a sudden my rhel6 has issue when booting. It stuck at where the bottom loading bar finished loading. Dont know what you call that page as... Ive tried booting into single user mode but what can ...
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Where is installed software stored in Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is a typical Linux program installed I'm new to Linux and I want to ask a bit more about packages. In Windows, I download an .exe file and install it. When I ...
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fail2ban console error message

I constantly receiving this message on my console (where I'm currently logged in). I was banned via fail2ban about week ago using 3 time wrong password on scp command. But now I can used it again. ...
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Making iostat show both sectors and kilobytes read

I'm running iostat -d -x on redhat enterprise 6.1 (over vmware, if that makes a difference), and I want to see reads and writes both in sectors and in kilobytes, but only seem to be able to display ...
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RedHat Network - Unable to register

I'm trying to register my RedHat machine to my RedHat Network account but when I try, I get this error: Problem registering system: Error Class Code: 70 Error Class Info: All available ...
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RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 - Edit Hostname

I'm currently trying to edit my hostname in a RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 virtual machine but I have some problem. I tried using the function hostname like this: hostname -v bravo.cmweb.com And it ...
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Access FAT32 partition from RHEL

AFIK, RHEL has built-in support for FAT32. So, I formatted additional partition on the disk with FAT32 and now I want to open it in RHEL 5.8. How can I do this? I don't see this partition in Computer ...
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Read NTFS partition on RHEL 5.8

I have RHEL 5.8 64 bit, and NTFS partition on the same disk. How can I get access to this partition? This answer Unable to mount NTFS drive with RHEL 6 doesn't work for me: [root@localhost alex]# ...
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How to check if system has internet connection and can send email (via Shell)?

I would like to know if server has access to internet and if it can send email with the help of a python script. Server OS is Red Hat Enterprise 5. When I open firefox and enter an url, it can't ...
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Command to find files for specific time range

I have few Linux RedHat machines and i must find some files on them. The problem is that they have a lot of files and folders since 2004 year. And i don't know where exactly to look for this files. ...
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What is the difference between Amazon Linux and RedHat Enterprise Linux on AWS EC2?

I am very new to this and I don't even know if I should ask this question here or on Stackoverflow or ServerFault. The Question I wish to set up a EC2 instance on Amazon Web Services. My ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from RHEL 4 to 6 with up2date(or yum) on or after 2012/08?

I'd like to upgrade my server's os from RHEL 4 to 6 after 2012/08. I know that there are 2 methods to upgrade. 1. directly (RHEL 4 -> 6): 1. buy a new server machine. 2. install RHEL6 on the ...
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Linux Redhat Update to Java 7

I'm trying to update to java 7, via command line but having no luck, can someone help me out please? I've done some searching, but haven't come up with anything that works so far.
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Multiple mounts under a mount on a linux server

I have a server that I mount some storage (LUNs) under. The first mount is LUN0(20Gb) as /database then under that I mount LUN1(10Gb) as /database/logs so in essence I can't mount /database/logs ...
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PHP 5.4.3 RPM and steps of installation?

Can someone please point me a PHP 5.4.3 RPM that includes mysql and PDO ? I appreciate if someone can guide me or give me link to step by step installation of rpm. I have redhat linux. (gcc version ...
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RedHat Kickstart

I'm looking into creating a kickstart script to get a default build of a system. However this system requires some in-house software which are currently on DVDs. As this is my first kickstart ...
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Steps to install PHP 5.4.3 from rpm and yum?

I got a link saying following steps of installation of PHP 5.4.3. rpm -Uvh http://repo.webtatic.com/yum/el6/latest.rpm yum install php54w Can i use above method safely? Or any other rpm that i ...
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Can i scp to an sftp-only server with RHEL5?

I have a RHEL5 box with sftp access to a central server. No ssh, not anything else but sftp. SFTP is nice, but it's interactive. I've heard of scp variants that use sftp protocol under the hood, ...
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script to check for os libraries on RedHat 5.x and 6.x

We ship ImageMagick with our product. It needs quite a few libraries. libtiff libICE libdl libfreetype libX11 libglib-2.0 libjpeg libbz2 libxml2 libpng librsvg-2 libz libfontconfig libgdk_pixbuf-2.0 ...
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vsftp on RedHat (CentOS) - Is there a way to disable uploading files by mime/type or extension?

E.g. disable "*.file, .html" uploads? Or enable only ".avi" and "*.mov" etc.
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vsftp on RedHat (CentOS) - make file-size and number of files quotes for anonymous uploads?

We have vsftpd service on our server but I didn't find a way to put limits on file size and total space available for anonymous file uploading (doing it via an account will make it harder - as our ...
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Testing File system Full scenario

I have a program that writes files to disk. I want to test the programs behaviour when the filesystem written to is full. What is the best option for creating a small filesystem to test this ...
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How to spawn a terminal when executing a compiled C program?

I've overwritten the gnome-screenshot program to suit my needs in getting a screenshot from a secondary home-made graphics card output and now when I press the PrintScreen button it executes it (as ...
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Is it true that if I have 4GB RAM - Red Hat automatically installs a PAE kernel?

And if so, is there a way to "downgrade" to the regular kernel?
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Error while installng Red Hat OS for Dual Boot over Windows 7

I want to have 2 OS installed on my HDD (80GB). I installed Windows 7 first. Then booting from the DVD drive I launch the RHEL setup and in the partitioning phase I get the following errors: ...
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How can I route all my Internet usage through a remote server?

I have a remote Red Hat Linux server in Hong Kong with rackspace with root access. At home I have a regular ADSL2 100 Mbit/s connection using a FRITZ!Box. I would like to understand the ways of ...
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IPv6 source address selection and routing in Linux

I'm in the process of setting an ipv6 on my test network. I work with a /56 network and CentOS 6.2. I have an interface with 2 IPv6 addresses on 2 different networks : 2b0 1:abcd:4001:c00::30/56 ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 trial expired

My trial of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 will expire tomorrow. What behavior should I expect? It will not boot?
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Modify PATH variable for X11 during log-in

I am working on some lab computers (read: no administrative rights) that, if I log in, I need to change the PATH variable as X11 starts. The reason is that I need to change the PATH variable at this ...
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How can I boot the RedHat Linux Installer on a Mac Pro?

I have an early 2008 mac pro. I want to install redhat 5.8 on it, single boot only. I have a new harddrive in the machine but I can't seem to boot my redhat 5.8 installer. I've held option on boot, ...
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unable to run OpenOffice from text mode

I have installed OpenOffice in Redhat5 in text mode. When I tried to start OpenOffice using the command: sudo /usr/lib/openoffice/program/soffice "-accept=socket,host=localhost,port=8100; ...
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Where are variables sourced from in bash/redhat?

I am getitng something weird in my environment. I have a .bash_profile that only checks for .bashrc and then sources it. I have a JAVA_HOME in that file that is correctly setting the variable and ...
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installing perf on RedHat

I read about perf tool and I was interested in using in my RedHat. On Ubuntu it is enough to call sudo apt-get install linux-tools-2.6.38-11. What about RED HAT? I tried both: yum install ...
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Kill program after it outputs a given line, from a shell script

Background: I am writing a test script for a piece of computational biology software. The software I am testing can take days or even weeks to run, so it has a recover functionality built in, in the ...
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Scientifc Linux 6, fresh install, does not have a ifcfg-ethX

I installed SL6 few days ago, then I installed the required packages for KVM, however when I tried to modify the ifcfg-ethX file in order to add a bridged connection, I found out that it does not ...
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How to add LDAP user to existing local group in RHEL?

I'm attempting to add some of our LDAP users to a locally defined group on our RHEL server, however I get an error stating that the LDAP user is not found in /etc/passwd. What would be the best way ...
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where to download yum-utils-1.1.16-21.el5.noarch.rpm?

I am trying to install yum-utils package,yum-utils-1.1.16-21.el5.noarch.rpm, for RedHat linux. However, I could not find where to download it form. Anyone has any idea ? Thanks