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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 ...
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How to fix NFS V3 + TCP mount failing with 'Can't read superblock' error soon after an unmount?

Using NFS V3 and TCP!, portmapper is running. Not using iptables. Following are the options used: rw,noatime,v3,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,hard,intr,nolock,proto=udp,udp,timeo=11,retrans=5 If I wait ...
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How to Disable IPv6 on RHEL-5

I am trying to disable IPv6 on interface eth0 on RHEL 5. Here is a description of what I have attempted. I had already made following entries in ifcfg-eth0 : IPv6INIT=NO IPV6AUTOCONF=NO Following ...
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mount command times out when trying to mount between servers

I've got two identical RHEL boxes and would like to mount a directory from one to the other. my command: [me@serv_dev ~]$ sudo mount serv_prod:/my/dir /mnt/my/dir times out after a few minutes: ...
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b43 module loaded, but no interface showed up

I'm using CentOS 6.3 x86_64 on a hardware with a BCM43224 chip for wi-fi. I installed the b43-fwcutter module and then run modprobe b43, with no error messages. However, no new network interface ...
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Right click not working in Redhat enterprise Linux

I have recently installed Red hat enterprise Linux on my Hp laptop. Earlier both the mouse clicks were not working, but I managed to get the left click working by tapping by some help from Google. But ...
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How do I change the default python version in Red Hat 6?

I've recently installed Enthought Python Distribution, after which it gave me the message: As the last step, you should edit your .bashrc or prepend the EPD install path: ...
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Centos/Redhat XSP4 daemon

How can I install xsp to run as a daemon.I run my /etc/init.d/xsp script(see below) it stops with status message : Listening on address: 0.0.0.0 Root directory: /var/www/asptest Listening on port: ...
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“Fonts and encoding” settings in Chrome not working unless I edit custom.css

I am using RedHad Enterprise 6 and Chrome 19.0.1084.46. I noticed that font rendering was better in Firefox, so I tried to customize the fonts in the Settings dialog. Unfortunately, no matter what I ...
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ssh loop files and transfer locally

I am logged in via ssh to server1, while on server1 I want to get files located in a git repository on server2 and save them on server1 to do something with them (a script to save to a database) The ...
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How to suspend the Linux system for a specific period of time remotely?

I'd like to suspend or hibernate my RedHat 5 Linux system for a specific period of time. For example I'd like to suspend the system at 12:00 and wake it up at 15:00 remotely. Is there any way to do ...
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what's the difference between /etc/init.d/sshd start and /usr/sbin/sshd?

I'm having issues with passwordless ssh. I've checked, double checked and checked again that I have everything set up correctly. Both machines are RHEL6 and when the destination machine first boots ...
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FTP client with “master password”

I'm searching for an FTP client that has a "master password" function. So all the password stored in the FTP client software is encrypted, and if I start the FTP client it asks for a master password, ...
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How to add new partition to RAID-1 array on Redhat FC10?

I have a RH FC10 system with RAID 1 partitions, here is mdadm.conf: # mdadm.conf written out by anaconda DEVICE partitions MAILADDR root ARRAY /dev/md1 level=raid1 num-devices=2 metadata=0.90 ...
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Controlling USB media access on Red Hat or Centos Linux 6.3

I'm trying to control which users can use USB media (mass storage devices such as USB memory sticks and hard-drives) on Red Hat/ Centos 6.3 Linux. I would like something that is network wide, so a ...
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Get PS1 evaluated value, or shell prompt value

I am trying to find the command that would return me evaluated value of $PS1 variable or just shell prompt with current path. e.g. foo-user@bar-pc:~\bar I would like to avoid using something like, ...
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Red Hat shell: less command is always executing .tcshrc

I have a small issue with less command (this is happening only on Red Hat). Any time I use it is executing the .tcshrc. There is no alias defined for less. I have one machine running Red Hat and one ...
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redhat linux 6 / disk space at 100% after delete and reboot

Using df -h and du my disk space show 100% all the time. I have deleted at least 2GB of files and I rebooted the server. I thought that will fix the issue as the server came up just fine. However, it ...
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how to disable SendEnv variables set in ssh_config from ~/.ssh/config

I couldn't find that anywhere so I'm wondering am I the only one hitting such issue. By default ssh on Red Hat and Debian at least has a ssh_config with SendEnv option passing LC* and LANG variables ...
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Access Ubuntu Host Files from RHEL installed on Virtual Box

Im trying to access Host files (Destop Folder) from RHEL installed on Virtual Box. First I Shared a folder from menu bar of VirtualBox. Then I make a directory in /Media/ubuntushare Then I tried to ...
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yum update fails

i have RHEL 6.3 [root@RHEL6 yum.repos.d]# uname -a Linux RHEL6.3-64-BuildMac 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Jun 13 18:24:36 EDT 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My /etc/yum.conf looks like ...
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Why im not able to install Red Hat on Virtual Box

I'm trying to install Redhat 5 on my virtual box which is running on Ubuntu 12.04. But when ever I try to install it show this message. To make sure that my CPU supports long mode I ran this ...
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Squid cache access denied

I'm trying to create an anonymous squid server. I've installed squid with with yum install squid Here's my /etc/squid/squid.conf file: # # Recommended minimum configuration: # acl manager proto ...
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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 ...