Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a Linux distribution from Red Hat intended for enterprise use.

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Problems with using xdg-mime default. The default was successfully set but it is not used via xdg-open

Directories keep opening in Firefox when I use xdg-open. I do not want this. I did: xdg-mime default dolphin.desktop application/x-directory and xdg-mime default dolphin.desktop inode/directory ...
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Need to connect and automatically transfer data from Windows 7 PC to Linux Red Hat using SSH

OpenSSH is not suitable for Win 7 in my system.I would like to automatically bridge from Win 7 pc to Red Hat Enterprise server.
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Installing KVM virtual machine hangs at “connecting to graphical console for guest”

I am using KVM to install a virtual machine on RHEL 7.0, but the installing hangs, and displays "connecting to graphical console for guest": The terminal log is like this: [167804.496139] ...
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How to update git on RHEL without access to root?

I am trying to get my IDE set up at work for a project I am working on. I am coding in python and working in PyCharm because of its awesome git support. However, whenever I try to configure git on ...
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Can't Connect to External Monitor on RHEL6

I have rhel6 installed. I am using a W530 lenovo laptop. I am trying to connect to Lenovo LED monitor using VGA cable. I think I have the Nvidia driver installed but I when I plug in my VGA cable the ...
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Microsoft bluetooth mouse on RHEL6

I am using rhel6 and I have a bluetooth mouse from microsoft I am trying to pair it on my system but my system won't recognize it. I have followed up with some information which might help with the ...
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How do I enable rsh in Oracle Linux 7?

I have two systems, a Solaris and an Oracle Linux. I can rsh from OL to Solaris but not from Solaris to OL. I can also ssh from both machines. I was reading this and I tried to create an rsh file in ...
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disabling password dictionary checks while keeping minimum length check in linux

In RHEL 7, password policies are controlled by pwquality.conf and pam_pwquality.so. I want to disable dictionary checking but keeping the minimum password length to 8 characters. If I remove ...
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Git Installation Returns Error 404 On RHEL

I am trying to install Git in my REHL but failed. I have also clean up metadata and everything else by running sudo yum clean metadata and sudo yum clean all but still, the error persists again and ...
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Mysterious logout

I'm on Linux, I'm using a Red Hat 6.6 workstation. Every now and then (usually once, sometimes twice a day) I get a user logout. Or something that looks like a user logout: the screen goes black for 1 ...
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request_module: runaway loop modprobe binfmt-0000

I'm running CentOS 7. Everything was working fine, until I had one pending update, which I accepted and rebooted. Now the system fails to boot and instead reports: request_module: runaway loop ...
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Connection tracking in Firewalld (CentOS 7)

I can't get vsftpd and firewalld to work together properly on CentOS 7 (without adding the passive range to the firewalld). Looks like firewalld ignores connection tracking (nf_conntrack_ftp is loaded ...
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httpd error reports ExecCGI is off

<VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@xxxx.xxx.com DocumentRoot /var/www/html/xxxx ServerName xxxx.xxx.com ServerAlias xxxx www.xxxx.xxx.com RewriteEngine on ...
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VMware Workstation - Linux/gnome screen saver locking of guest and host

I've got some RHEL6 machines that run VMware Workstation 11 on them. The host and the guest are required to have a screensaver enable after 15min of inactivity that goes to a lock screen. My users ...
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Is it possible to enable / disable yum repository using dnf?

How to enable/disable yum repo (i.e. set enabled=0/1 in /etc/yum.repo.d/*.repo files) using dnf? According to question yum: enable a disabled repository yum can't do that. Used system: Fedora 21
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CentOS 7 will not allow SSH local tunneling for port 80

I am trying to tunnel the remote port 80 of my CentOS 7 Server to my local PC through putty. Nevertheless, I seem to be unable due to security restrictions. Is there a way to loosen them and to allow ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Centos desktop look and feel?

I'd like to install an up-to-date Ubuntu distro (14.04 LTS) at home since it is much easier to get desktop applications; however, I'm using Centos 6 at work and I'm used to (and prefer) the desktop ...
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Two subnets, defaults to first and second left dead - RHEL 6.4

I currently have bonding configured on 4 Ethernet ports. 2 bonds on one subnet and the other on another subnet. Recently we went from 192.168.3.0/24 subnet to 172.20.0.0/24 subnet and now the 172 will ...
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RHEL 5 box constantly displaying NIC statistics on console screen, how can I disable this?

I have a RHEL 5 box that is constantly displaying nic statistics on the console screen when using the KVM. This makes it very hard to do any troubleshooting when the box goes down as these statistics ...
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How to check permissions in a zip on RHEL?

I have very little exposure to RHEL, and was quite surprised to find that unzip -l and unzip -lv do not include file permissions. I see that extracting files eventually restores the permissions, but I ...
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RHEL interface do not up with ipv4 and ipv6 address

Hi everyone On my server with rhel 6.6 I configured interfaces with two addresses: ipv4 and ipv6. When I make down that interface and then up. Interface up with only one address ipv4 as default. If I ...
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Iptables Port Forwarding To Different IPs Based on Port [duplicate]

On a CentOS 6 server with an IP address of 172.16.1.10, how can I configure iptables to route traffic destined for 172.16.1.10:80 to 192.168.1.10:80, and traffic destined for 172.16.1.10:8080 to ...
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How to enable the splash screen in RHEL 6.6?

How to show the splash screen while booting RHEL? There should be some method which reloads all kernels. The Basic grub.conf is normal, the rhgb option is enabled.
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failed to open stream too many open files - php 1024 maximum limit - Redhat - why isn't new limit working?

I've got this message while debugging a problem in a PHP program. I've already edited the /etc/security/limits.conf and added * hard nofile 500000 * soft nofile ...
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Redhat Linux /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by /lib/libncurses.so.5)

I am running a server RHEL 6.4 which currently has GLIBC 2.12 installed on it. We are trying to run a program which gives this error /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by ...
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Link issues with fiber card under RHEL 6.2 and hp dl380

I am having issues getting a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 running RHEL 2.6.32-504.el6.x86_64 to see and/or allow the use of a 10GE fiber card. I can confirm the fiber connection to the router has been ...
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RHEL6: repo won't enable

Mount DVD [root@rhel66 ~]# mount /dev/sr0 /media Install the repo metadata [root@rhel66 ~]# cp /media/media.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/rhel6.repo List the repos [root@rhel66 ~]# yum repolist all ...
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How to add a compiled ntpd in services on linux?

I compiled and installed ntp-4.2.8 using this link and created a rpm by running checkinstall on RHEL 6.5. I used the command ntpd -l logs to manually start ntpd. After starting I am able to verify ...
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No ntp.conf file after compiling ntp on Linux

I'm using RHEL 6.5. I compiled ntp-4.2.8 using the steps on this link. but I don't have a ntp.conf file. ntp.conf is required to start ntpd but after compiling, there is no ntp.conf on my system. I ...
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How to resolve rpm dependencies

I am trying to install libtirpc on RHEL 6.5 but it fails and asks for dependencies. Why here it is showing three GLIBC versions 2.14, 2.15 and 2.16. ?? Does it mean that any of these three versions ...
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CentOS 7 can't ping from server

I'm having a Strange issue with CentOS 7. I have my server setup with 2 NICs a private network and a public network. I'm able to ping the server on both the private and public IP. But I cannot ping ...
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How do I upgrade scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6

Upgrading Scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6 I have to update machines of SL6.3 to 6.6. I tried #yum list updates and .# yum update It downloaded some files and installed . But my SL is still showing SL6.3 ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6

NOTE: this question was asked in askubuntu, and I was suggested to ask here. I want to create a bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Currently I have access to an RHEL 6 ...
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Updates don't install complaining about missing dependencies when dependencies are clearly installed (RHEL 6)

I have installed RHEL 6.2 and I am upgrading all the packages on it right now. I was expecting auto update to work, but I get these error messages when I authorize an auto update - ...
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CentOS 6 with User Permission (Read at message)

I have create users on CentOS 6 between test1 and test2 so I login on user test1 on ssh and i tried to access home dir of test2 so why it can access? how i can setting for other users can't access ...
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How do I enable/set multicast rules using firewalld in RHEL7 / CentOS 7

I cannot find docs on how to enable multicast for firewalld which is the default firewall in RHEL / CentOS 7. Can some enlighten me? FYI: I know how to do it using iptables.
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What is the purpose of the `daemon` group and user on RHEL/CentOS Linux?

I am on CentOS 6.5 and about to add a service to the system with chkconfig. It will run with its own system account, let's call it (the account) foobar, but I do not see the point of also creating the ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Red Hat

I wanted to install Nvidia drivers. Can you tell me why the following is not working : [root@INEICP-EPM-W134 Downloads]# rpm -Uvh XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm warning: XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm: ...
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how to verify linux server security vulnerability?

I'd just install RHEL7, how do i certify that my server is free from vulnerability, virus or malware?, is the any tools or script that i can use to verify it? tq regards adabi
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How to access RHEL Host from Win7 host in the same network of Hamachi LogMeIn

I have installed Hamachi on RHEL system and joined a existing mesh network on Hamachi LogMeIn account . I have now installed Hamachi on Win7 system and joined the existing same mesh network. Now both ...
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oscap audit on RHEL7

I'm new to OpenScap and I'm having trouble putting all the pieces together to evaluate a RHEL7 system. I've got the following RPMs installed: scap-security-guide-0.1.5-4.el7.noarch ...
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How to create/edit files for a nologin user in RHEL/CentOS?

I have a user defined like so: sudo useradd -m -s /sbin/nologin foo It is not meant to be logged into but it is meant to serve a web application. However, if I try to do anything inside the ...
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Problems Configuring the VNC Session for RHEL 7 on Power8

I follow http://www.linuxexplorers.com/2014/04/configure-vnc-server-in-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-rhel7/ to configure the RHEL 7 VNC server. At the final configuration step "systemctl start ...
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Expose a Reverse SSH Tunnel on the Remote server

I set up a Reverse SSH tunnel from my home computer to my work server: ssh -f -N -R 19999:localhost:22 remoteuser@server To connect to my home computer I have to first log in to the server and then ...
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Running find…exec tar czvf only archives one file…need all files

When attempting to run find . -iname "*.gz" -mtime +7 -exec tar czvf all_gizip_$(date +%Y-%m-%d).tar.gz {} \; I get the list of files ./corosync.log-20140620.gz ./corosync.log-20140618.gz ...
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Init 3 command with systemd

I am using Oracle Linux 7 for test purposes. I understand that the entire RHEL family (RHEL, CentOS, and OL) is using systemd now. As far as I know with systemd instead of init 3 I should use ...
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RHEL 6 HP Tape Driver Installation Troubles

Trying to install tape drive drivers for the HP Ultrium 3280 SAS using this guide http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02262008.pdf Whenever, I try to execute mkltfs I get this error mkltfs: ...
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Qt Installation woes on RHEL 6

I wanted to install qt-creator on my machine so I went ahead and downloaded the appropriate rpm package qt-creator-3.0.1-3.el6.x86_64.rpm. Soon ... rpm -ivh qt-creator-3.0.1-3.el6.x86_64.rpm ...
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Disabling NetworkManager on RHEL 7

I was setting up a RHEL7 server in vmware vSphere and I'm having trouble getting it on the network without NetworkManager. I configured the server to have a static IP during the install process and it ...
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declare -A on RHEL 5

I am using an associative array on my RHEL 6 servers and I just tested the script on a RHEL 5 server and apparently -A is not supported for the declare command on RHEL 5: declare -A var -bash: ...