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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
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How to make Mercurial find updated version of Python?

My system is RedHat 5 Linux and has default python 2.4 installed. In order to execute Mercurial 1.81, I tried to upgrade python from 2.4 to 2.6 and I thought I saved it in a different directory. I ...
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Package dependency error message when install octave on RedHat linux

Hi I tried to install octave on my RedHat 5 Linux. I typed command as yum install octave Then, it complained as following : gcc-gfortran-4.1.2-44.el5.x86_64 from installed has depsolving problems ...
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RedHat 5.5 Guest OS won't start on VMWare ESX4.1

We have a server with VMWare ESX4.1 installed on it. The physical machines has 2 quad-core CPUs and 16GB memory. We already have up and running 2 VMs, each configured with 2 CPUs (=2 cores) and 8GB of ...
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How to resize a partittion on Linux for install Windows Seven?

When I installed Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.4 on my laptop, there is only one partition(about 490G) and a swap partition, now I want to create another partition to install windows 7. What should I ...
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Linux find files

What could be a command to find all files owned by "abc" user, I guess that can be extended to finding all files with group 'def'. e.g. if I got result (ls -l) such as one shown below -rwxrw-r-- ...
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dual monitors not working with RHEL 6

I installed REHL 6 (30 day demo version) on a system that already had 2 identical graphics cards. There are 2 identical monitors conneted, but only 1 monitor is detected. I tried System -> Preferences ...
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which yum version can handle sha256 checksum

I am using redhat es 5.4, I add fedora 15 repo in yum.repos.d, the fedora 15 using sha256 to generate checksum. it seems the yum version I am using can't handle checksum generated with sha256. I am ...
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iptables Administration in Redhat

Normally (that is, on Debianish systems), when you have to add a firewall rule uou have to put a defenition in the iptables.d/ directory and restart iptables. I can easily write a script to do this on ...
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change default shell from zsh to bash

I'm trying to change my default shell in RHEL5 from zsh to bash. I tried to the methods mentioned in this thead. By typing sudo /usr/bin/chsh -s /bin/bash, the system says sudo: /usr/bin/chsh: ...
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installing git version of gnu screen on a rh6 linux with no root permissions

How I would go about installing git version of gnu screen on a centos with no root permissions? I tried this: mkdir ~/work cd ~/work git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/screen.git cd screen/src ...
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How to install windows xp and Redhat Linux in one hard disk dirve

I have 500 GB Hard disk drive and I created 5 partition c,d,e,f,g. I installed windows xp on c drive and I stored some important file, games on d,e,f. My g (20 GB free Space) partition is totally ...
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How to tell when RedHat was last updated

I have a RHEL 5 server and I want to know the last date in which it was updated. Is this technically feasible? If yes, how?
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Displayport + VGA dual monitor in Redhat 6.2

I just got a new computer at work that only has a single DIsplay Port and a single VGA. I can get the dual monitors in Redhat 6.2 to detect both monitors - but they both display the same thing, and I ...
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Setting default desktop in CentOS 6.2

In centos 4 and 5 I used to select desktop (KDE or Gnome) when I login and set if it's for this session only or permanent selection. In CentOS 6 I can also select desktop ... only after I enter my ...
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What's different between Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS?

When I do cat /etc/redhat-release, I got this. #CentOS release 5.5 (Final) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.5 (Tikanga) It looks Red Hat Enterprise Linus is originated from CentOS. Anyway I want ...
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chrome with linux

I'm a bit of a Linux noob. I'm on a brand new desktop running RedHat and just trying to get Chrome going. Following a guide, I was told to download the .deb file, then to run sudo dpkg on that deb ...
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How to install “mail”

I'm trying to install "mail" on a Red Hat 4.1.2-48 box. I tried: yum install mail It prints out: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.anl.gov * ...
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Move jboss install from one redhat box to another

I have an old jboss installation running on an old RHEL box that I would like to move to another upgraded RHEL, joss version is 3.2.3. Would it be sufficient to move the jboss directory or does it ...
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How to list recent yum updates

Last night I have updated one of my RedHat systems from 6.1 to 6.2. There were a few hundred updates. How can I list the recent updates that was applied to my system? I have tried yum list recent but ...
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Can't install Gearman on Red Hat

I'm having problems installing Gearman from Red Hat on Amazon. I couldn't find a repo so I downloaded Gearman version .25, installed it and installed drizzle from their repo using: yum install ...
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Cannot launch Firefox with Selenium on linux RedHat 5.3

Im new to Linux. I installed a new version of firefox onto my linux machine(extract bz2 to folder). So when i click on the web browser button, it would launch firefox 3.6 However, when i use ...
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Back up on Redhat

Before installing Autodesk I have to back up all the files, videos, pictures etc. I don't have any idea how to do. Is there anybody who has an idea for this issue ?
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How to install CentOS 5 or Redhat 5 on USB Key or external HD

How to install CentOS 5 or Redhat 5 on USB key/HD external? I don't want to create multi-boot (with Windows 7)which mean just when I need a Linux machine by connecting usb I have downloaded LinuxLive ...
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Unable to change root password under single user mode

I'm using redhat el 5.4. I was trying to change the root password under single user mode. I got no error when I ran passwd. However, when I boot from normal mode, my new password is still not ...
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Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in

I'm having this issue with my music player (Rhythmbox Music Player) on my Linux (SL) it says: Couldn't start playback Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in I have all plug-ins installed ...
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How to get xterm on RHE6 and centOS6 stock installs?

I have a library of virtual machines on which I am running product testing, and I am encountering an issue with xterm not being found. Originally I thought xterm was a basic terminal installed across ...
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Are there any linux distributions similar to RedHat 5 Enterprise?

I want to install RedHat 5 Enterprise Edition server on my home PC. I will install servers and clients on virtual machines using Virtual box and study server-client structure at home. But RedHat EE is ...
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Unable to install synergy on red hat 5.4

I'm trying to install Synergy on Red Hat Linux 5.4 but I'm getting the below errors: rpm -ivh synergy-1.3.8-Linux-x86_64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.11)(64bit) is ...
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Making log message priority show up in syslog

I'm using Red Hat 6.0 on a testing server. My code contains syslog(pri,"(%u)%s",(unsigned int)getTid(),buf); The log message in syslog looks like (18597)DES=Recved confirmation of successful ...
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Under ISPConfig 3 no account can login since resetting my MySQL root password

I am running ISPConfig 3 under CentOS and I had to manually reset my MySQL root account password yesterday. Since resetting the password I haven't been able to login to ISPConfig's web interface with ...
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I believe I've deleted MySQL root user, how do I recreate it?

I'm running ISPConfig on CentOS and I don't know how, but I don't seem to have a root mysql user. I can stop mysqld with /etc/init.d/mysqld stop Start it again and skip grant tables mysqld_safe ...
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ANT_HOME doesn't match up with ant -version

I started out by trying to run ant on a java program in a RH terminal. BUILD FAILED /home/phuong3/soar/soarRepos2/soar/tools/trunk/build.xml:187: Compiler Adapter 'javac1.6' can't be found. Total ...
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Can I install Linux on a USB flash drive?

I want to install Red Hat Linux on my flash drive. Is there a way that I can do this? I tried a lot found through searching, but couldn't get a satisfactory answer. In fact, if I try the same for ...
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CPU L3 cache miss and hit ratio details

How can i see the CPU L3 cache miss and hit ratio details in Rtedhat Linux box?
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Cannot Connect to Internet after MAC Address Change

My PC internet connection is through Dlink router. Now, I changed my mac address of RHEL5 by running below lines: [crap@localhost ~]$ /sbin/ifconfig -a | grep HWaddr cipsec0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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redhat cycle through workspace switcher

This is redhat enterprise. I can't seem to install wmctrl (sudo yum search can't find it; about to get all source dependencies to compile). I can go from 1->2->3 and 3->2->1, but I'd like to be able ...
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Linux command to show which ports are being listened to by services

Under Linux, which command can show the ports currently being listened to by services?
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How to prevent the RPM from freezing?

I've tried to install several things using redhat's RPM, but every time I try it freezes when the progress bar arrives to "Processing Headers" I've tried rebuilding the rpm's database rpm ...
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How to install java on linux without using RPM?

I'm running java under a Red Hat Linux 3.4.6 and I have java version 1.4.2 installed somewhere. I've downloaded and installed the tar.gz file for java jdk7. I've gunzipped the file and also added the ...
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How do you automatically detect a new network card in CentOS 6 / RedHat?

I'm using CentOS 6 in a virtual environment. When cloning a virtual version of CentOS, the old eth adapters are "removed" and replaced with new ones and net MAC addresses. However, the ifcfg-ethn ...
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Installing redhat in VirtualBox

I'm having trouble installing red hat 6 in VirtualBox on a Fedora 15 host. As soon as I choose install from the initial menu, I get this kernel error. I can't copy and paste the error so here is a ...
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RedHat - How to stack folders?

Every time I open a folder and double-click on another folder inside, another folder opens up. If I am finding a file burried in a folder, many folders will open before I can reach the file and then ...