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Can't connect to Monet DB hosted in RHEL5

I'm not a sysadmin, much less a RHEL sysadmin, but for some reason I have to make a few config changes in a couple RHEL servers. I have to set up a couple services in different RHEL servers and they ...
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Installing lscpu utility on Redhat 5.11

I am using Redhat 5.11. I require an utility 'lscpu' which comes with "util-linux" package from version 2.15 (read somewhere on Internet). The max version of util-linux package that is supported by ...
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How to use svn-client on RHEL5 after the server disabled SSLv3?

To deal with the recently-discovered POODLE vulnerability in SSLv3, we disabled the old protocol on our servers -- including the Subversion repository server. This broke the svn-clients on our RHEL5 ...
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gcc configure --disable-shared fails to disable shared libraries during compilation, libgmp and libmpc conflict

I'm compiling GCC on a build server to get access to the latest version of gfortran; after building gmp, mpfr, and mpc into specially-prefixed directories in usr/local, I configured and make'd gcc, ...
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unable to lock a non-root RHEL account using pam_tally2.so PAM module

I have RHEL 5.5 and making the below change in /etc/pam.d/system-auth file: auth required pam_env.so auth required pam_tally2.so deny=3 onerr=fail auth ...
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Difference between iptables default policy to `DROP` and inserting a seperate policy in input chain to DROP all connections

I'm trying to DROP all incoming connections to my server, except from particular networks. At the same time I want to keep all outgoing connections from my server to external network (any network over ...
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grep: Invalid back reference for date expression in tcsh

I googled for the following error, and didn't get any great explanations as to what was going on with grep under tcsh. (Yes, that date expression exists in the log files). $ grep '2014-07-21' *.log ...
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Remote desktop (mstsc) from Windows 7 to RHEL5, some apps not responding to most keyboard buttons

I'm using remote desktop on my Windows box to connect to a RHEL5 box. The problem I'm having is that some applications (I'll get into details below) seem to not want to pick up most keyboard input ...
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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: ...
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mysqli extension is missing in phpMyAdmin on RedHat 5.9 Server

We have installed Apache, PHP, MySQL, and attempted to install phpMyAdmin. When going to phpMyAdmin in the browser, we are presented with "The mbstring extension is missing." We are unable to get ...
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nagiosgraph installation error

I'm trying to install nagiosgraph where my nagios system works perfectly fine. Downloaded nagiosgraph-1.5.0.tar.gz, unpacked it and issued ./install.pl --check-prereq It gives me checking required ...
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how to connect vmware rhel5 box from windows 7

I tried with different ways I used this steps 1) change vmware n/w adapter setting to bridge and reboot machine 2) took Ip from Ifconfig eth0 3) put that ip on windows 7 Putty host name( or Ip) and ...
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Can Firefox 18+ be compiled on RHEL 5.9?

I tried to compile Firefox 24 on RHEL 5.9 and ran into dependency hell. I have no root privileges and I compiled several of the dependencies (glib, cairo and whatnot) in one of my directories. I ...
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RHEL- Limited root access

I need to allow certain users limited access to the lab server. The server is RHEL 5.6. However, I don't want to give them the root access. Basically, we have configured a LDAP server where all the ...
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NTPD: drifts away from system clock

Using RHEL 5.x on a workstation. I set the clock using ntpdate 0.us.pool.ntp.org and then start NTPD using service ntpd start. (this also happens at boot). Watching this over the next 20-30 minutes ...
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yum epel depsolving problems when installing R

I am trying to install R on an old RHEL5 system. sudo yum install R reveals This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite. Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies ...
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How do I install PostgreSQL 9.1.4 on RHEL 5?

I specifically need version 9.1.4 --- unfortunately there are no ifs, ands, or buts. It's not my decision. I have downloaded the .run file available from PostgreSQL's SourceForge listing, but I can't ...
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How to find out the corresponding rpm package names from this python build script output?

I am attempting to compile python 2.6.8 in Redhat 5 linux box. At the end of the compilation, I got these messages; Failed to find the necessary bits to build these modules: _bsddb ...
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puppet “Connection refused”

My puppet agent is getting Connection refused when it tries to connect to the master. However, other interactions work, and the first page of Google hits aren't helping. What am I missing? I can ...
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How do I configure yum to use additional repositories?

I am trying to install a package (e.g. python-mysqldb) and when I try to do a yum install, I get a message that "No package python-mysqldb avaialble". I assume this is because the yum repository set ...
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How do I configure sar to collect disk information (ala -d)?

When I run "sar -d" on my RHEL 5.7 box, I get the response: Requested activities not available in file How do I configure sar to collect disk information?
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Why can't I add a chat account in Thunderbird 17.0.4 ESR?

I can go through the whole process of adding a chat account without a problem (Edit -> Account Settings -> Account Actions -> Add Chat Account... &c., &c.); however, when I click "Finish" at ...
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RHEL 5.5 : how to install packages using yum

I have a RHEL 5.5 workstation where I'm trying to install chrome, mc, etc. However, I get the following error. [root@munsharm-lnx user_options_dir]# yum install mc Loaded plugins: katello, ...
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howto copy all text in a gnome-terminal in RHEL linux 5.3

I work on the gnome-terminal in RHEL 5.3. Since the terminal does not have features like searching for text, etc, I usually want to copy the entire text in the terminal and paste into an editor. In ...
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Issue in running cron jobs in RHEL5

When I try to run cron jobs from root, I am getting the following error. I am using RHEL5. Can anyone help me? [root@localhost]# crontab -e Permission denied You (root) are not allowed to ...
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Expanding my resolv.conf searches outside my subdomain?

This is more of a Best Practices question than a technical one. I know I can fix this problem from my end. The question is whether I should... I administer a private network/subdomain within the ...
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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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RHEL Unable to install any package using yum

I am pretty new to Linux and trying to install a package using yum in RHEL5 linux. Even the simplest of the simple packages I am not able to install and it looks like naming server issue. I tried ...
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DHCP not updating DNS

RHEL5.6, bind-9.3.6, and dhcp-3.0.5 So, after I fixed my problem with getting DHCP to parse the MAC addresses for these virtual machines, now I need to figure out how to get it to update DNS when one ...
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Why am I not getting text into /var/log/messages?

Today, I went to look at a backup RHEL5 server that doesn't usually need to get looked at very often. I found that /var/log/messages existed, but had a size of zero. Similarly, messages.1, messages.2, ...
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How to create Local Repositories in RHEL

I need to create a local repository in RHEl 5.5 i386. When I type some command in terminal it say that RHEL is not subscribed with RHN which is true because I took it from a friend. So can someone ...
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use i3 tiling window manager in RHEL 5

For some time I have been using the i3 tiling window manager in Ubuntu. However at my new company we use RHEL5. I would dearly love to port over all my configs but Im having some trouble... An ...
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View old command output from a closed terminal

I ran hg pull hg up to check in my working copy to the Mercurial repository. I got some warning messages in the terminal. I closed the terminal and now I want to see those messages again. Are ...
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GDB debugging tool for linux

I'm executing a pro*c executable in linux and I've got segmentation fault error. But there is no core file dumped. Thus, I want to debug the program using GDB debugging tool. However, I see that it ...
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RHEL 5 Yum Repository from DVD

I have a Red Hat 5 system installed from a Official DVD. At times, I need to install packages from the DVD at a later stage. Whenever I need to do that, I have install RPMs one at a time through a ...
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DNS resolver improvements?

I have recently come across the following configuration of /etc/resolv.conf which is/was supposed to increase the speed of DNS resolution: nameserver 1.1.1.1 nameserver 2.2.2.2 nameserver 3.3.3.3 ...
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Writing udev rules

I have added the rule $ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/00-my.rules ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="sd[a-z]", SUBSYSTEM=="block", PROGRAM="/usr/sbin/mytool add %r/%k" on my RHEL 5.8 to check the disk's partition ...
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RHEL5 + Awesome WM - How do i fix mod4 inversion (acts like mod4 is always pressed)

I built and installed Awesome WM on RHEL5. I have problem with mod4 acting like its always pressed. ie every time i hit "Enter" it acts like Mod4+Enter was hit. I have to hold down mod4 key (I ...
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Installing RHEL 6 over RHEL 5

My server is currently running RHEL 5. I would like to install RHEL 6 over it. Do I simply install it and will the installation erase everything I have on the server now? Thank you. Regards, Rayne
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Not able to connect to my RHEL 5 box via Nomachine NX suddenly

I have installed NXServer, Client and Node (v3.x) on my RHEL box (using root). The nxserver is in running state. And I was able to connect from my Windows box. Now suddently, when I try to connect to ...
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Using multiple interfaces on a RHEL5.5 x64 machine

I am trying to use a statically-assigned address on one interface (eth1) of a server and have a dhcp-assigned address on another interface (eth2) on the same subnet (172.17.11.0/24). When I setup a ...
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Additional swap created on a new partition gets removed on reboot

I have created a new swap volume using logical volume management tool on RHEL. Suppose the volume is /dev/rootvg/swap2 I did mkswamp /dev/rootvg/swap2 and then swapon /dev/rootvg/swap2 when listing ...
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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 ...
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Linux: Is there a non-root shell command to find if a user account is enabled or not?

Is there a non-root shell command that can tell me if a user's account is disabled or not? Please note that there is a fine distinction between LOCKING and DISABLED: LOCKING is where you prepend ! ...
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Sticky Note in Redhat 5

Does anyone know if there is a "sticky note" application for Rhel5? In Ubuntu, there is Xpad and Tomboy, but I couldn't see an rpm version for this. I tried to download the tarball for Tomboy but it ...
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how to fix yum errors on my RHEL 5.3 box

I am getting errors when I try to install any package on my RHEL 5.3 linux box. I've previously installed mc(midnight commander) using yum but recently it started failing. How can I fix it ? thank ...
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How to install Ruby on RHEL 5.3

I am trying to install the latest Ruby on RHEL 5.3 with the following: [root@anjanb logs]# yum install ruby-full Repository engineering-update is listed more than once in the configuration Repository ...
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How to lock a RHEL 5.3 workstation

I get option to SUSPEND/HIBERNATE or reboot/shutdown. Isn't there something similar to locking as in windows. I don't want to log out each time I want a break(think bathroom, drink). I would expect ...
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How do I find hard drive details in Red Had Linux?

Can anybody please tell me the command to find the hard disk details in Red Hat Enterprise Linux? I have a bad hard disk on the server and I want to replace it with new one of same kind.
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Setting up a proxy on RHEL5 to improve internet speed for a Windows 7 client?

Alright here's the problem, it seems like unless I download from anywhere accept my remote dedicated server, speeds are horrible like 50kbps. But if I download from my server it's like 2mbps. So I ...