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MySQL is installed but it is not detected as being installed

I think one of my friends had installed mySQL on the RHEL 6.2 OS I'm working on, but when I tried running it or uninstalling, it says the rpm is not installed, and when I try installing the rpm, it ...
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RHEL 6.5 how to disable cd/dvd burning for users

I have a need to disable CD/DVD burning for users on a RHEL6 machine. I still need to use the optical drive for mounting read-only discs to import data. I just need to make it so users can't write ...
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restore rpm to default installed version on RHEL

Is there a way to restore one single package back to the original version shipped with the RHEL OS? A YUM downgrade just downgrades the package to the previous version located on the repository and ...
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install latest gcc on rhel 6 x86_64

I have an RHEL 6 server with gcc version 4.4.7. I wanted to update the gcc version (I think the current one is 4.8). Yum update doesn't work. Also, SO answers for a similar question on CentOS does not ...
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can't connect to kvm rhel guest from fedora host over any port other than 22 (ssh)

I have a kvm guest running Red Hat Linux in a Fedora 19 host. Running a ruby app in the guest on port 3000. I can ping the guest, and ssh into it from the host, but I cannot access the app itself. ...
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How do you add an ldap group to a system user?

The question is basically the same as : serverfault I am unable to add a ldap group to a system user. This does not work : usermod -a -G ldapGroup systemUser The same with gpasswd command. The ...
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What files must be writable for a password change on a RHEL6 read-only file system?

I have a RedHat 6 system that is intentionally configured to be read-only file system. We use /etc/rwtab to allow certain files to be writable (log files and such). /etc/sysconfig/readonly-root is ...
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Cloning HDD to SSD and using a HDD for Data Storage

First time poster with a possibly unique situation: I've been tapped by my company to setup several new computers with RHEL 6.4. These new machines have a 250gb SSD and a 3TB hdd, and previously came ...
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Core dump generation on Linux

Something very perplexing is going on, with respect to my box. Below are my settings in /etc/sysctl.conf: kernel.core_pattern = core kernel.core_uses_pid = 1 In /etc/profile, I have this: ulimit ...
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Lock screen from cmd line

How to lock screen and at the time of unlock should ask password? How to do it from command prompt? I have tried: gnome-screensaver-command -l But not asking password at the unlock time.
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Xorg unable to find screen configuration in minimal EL6 install with Intel HD 4400 graphics

I have installed a minimal EL6 (based on Scientific Linux 6.4) distro on a computer which has the following on-board graphics: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation ...
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Upgrading MySQL on RedHat 6.5 and installing MySQLdb

I have a fresh (clean slate) VM with RHEL 6.5 installed. I've been trying to upgrade MySQL 5.1 that comes with it by following one of the resources that I found online. But, when I try to install ...
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How to install rpm file along with its all dependencies?

I am trying to install HPCC on RHEL based machine. I have one .rpm file and to install this rpm, I am using following command : sudo rpm -Uvh hpccsystems-platform_community-4.0.0-9.el6.x86_64.rpm I ...
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RHEL Desktop: How to install g++?

I would like to install the gcc-c++ package on RHEL 6. When I search for it with yum, I get No matches found. Searching for it on the web, it seems that I need the workstation sub-channel. However, I ...
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How can I use a separate partition to store the VM images in KVM?

I have the following setup on my host [root@fake ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 32G 30G 785M 98% / tmpfs 12G 76K 12G ...
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List repositories from multiple projects in Trac using mod_python

Currently working on a customized webpage that shows the available projects I have in Trac (1.0.1). I am using mod_python to connect the trac interface. I found a standard page for this, but it didn't ...
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RHEL6 NO Longer Supported by Google Chrome, Is there a way around it?

I'm getting an error while trying to update my Google Chrome in RHEL6. [alexus@wcmisdlin02 ~]$ sudo yum update [sudo] password for alexus: Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, security Setting up ...
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What is the best way to install windows on a rhel 6 machine? [closed]

I have a rhel6 machine in my office. I wanted to install windows 7 on that. My idea was to install a dual booting, however my system admin seems uncomfortable with that. He asked me to install a ...
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What aids exist in RHEL v6 to calculate subnets without an internet connection?

The Red Hat version of the ipcalc program is very basic compared with some other versions that are available. Suppose you didn't have an internet connection and could only use tools that exist ...
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How to dual boot RHEL 6 and Windows 8?

The Situation: I have an ASUS Notebook with Windows 8 preinstalled, i created a new partition and installed RHEL 6 to that partition, but the computer keeps booting into Windows 8 without going into ...
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Expand partition on RHEL VM hosted on OSX

I've installed a RHEL6 VM on my mac OSX. The mounted devices (mount on the vm) are: /dev/mapper/sys-root on / type ext4 (rw,noatime) proc on /proc type proc (rw) sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw) devpts ...
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Any pre-packaged PySide for RHEL?

I would like to install PySide on RHEL 6.3. I have found an RPM for PySide Based on my system info: [tbrannon@oc2417102872 Documents]$ uname -m x86_64 [tbrannon@oc2417102872 Documents]$ cat ...
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Installing development tools in RHEL 6

I have admin privilege on my office computer (running RHEL 6) which is connected in a network. I was trying to install development tools using the command: sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools" ...
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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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Cannot write samba shares

Running samba 3.5 on Red Hat Enterprise 6.1 I'm having issues sharing two folders. Here is the output of testparm: [global] workgroup = DOMAINNAME server string = Samba Server Version %v ...
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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 to configure dual wlan at boot on rhel 6

I got a RHEL 6.3 box, with 2 wlan interfaces. I need wlan to be set at boot. wlan0 -> connects to NETWORK0 wlan1 -> connects to NETWORK1 How should I setup this ? I'm not used to ifcfg ...
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How do I set the primary display on rhel 6 with dual displays

I've got a lenovo T410 laptop running RHEL 6.3. When I plug it into my docking station I've got it setup to do dual display, but it insists on using the laptop as the primary display keeping the ...
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Is it safe to disable nmi_watchdog?

I'm using RHEL 6 (kernel 2.6.32-131) and I'm trying to start oprofile, but I keep getting an error. My oprofile version is 0.9.6-12. I was able to successfully do opcontrol --init But when I did ...
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Setting HOME variable in RHEL6 system wide

Where does the HOME variable get set in RHEL6 (SL6.1)? On one system all users get HOME set to /home/username/, i.e. with the trailing slash, which I don't want, so I need to remove it.
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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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Creating IP aliases upon server reboot

I have a server running RHEL 6, and have created multiple IP aliases on it. However, when I restart the server, the IP aliases are gone. I tried to edit the /etc/rc.d/rc.local file to include ...
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How to display system progress and hide splash screen in RHEL 6.2

I had to force a hardware reboot due to some CPU hungry application. It now hangs at the start-up screen right after the progress circle completes. I have no way to see what it is doing (checking the ...
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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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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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Can't mount NFS4 share

I have two directories exported from an NFS server. On my NFS client machine, I can mount one of the directories, using the default syntax, as NFS4. However, the other directory will only mount if I ...
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Update grub for whole disks added to software raid

I have a raid-1 running under rhel6 (/dev/md0) that is mapped to /. It contains two unpartitioned disks (/dev/sda and /dev/sdb). I'd like to be able to boot from either disk. But grub won't let me ...
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RAID-1 in RHEL 6; can't get partitioning on identical devices to look identical

I have a RHEL 6 fileserver. It contains two identical 2TB SATA drives. Both are supposed to contain one partition that takes up all the space on the drive (and this used to be the case). When I had ...
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yum install error: protected multilib versions error

I am trying to install the development headers for openssl on a RHEL 6.1 system, but get the following error: $sudo yum install openssl-devel.x86_64 <SNIP> --> Finished Dependency ...
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Suggest a good IM client which supports Gtalk, MSN and Facebook chat [closed]

Suggest a good IM client which supports Gtalk, MSN and Facebook chat. PS: I am using RHEL 6, I have kopete but it doesn't support facebook.
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How to install adobe flash player plugin in RHEL 6?

How to install adobe flash player plugin in RHEL 6? I am using Google chrome. I have installed adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch and flash-plugin-10.3.181.26-release.i386 Now what to do? PS: I ...
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Can someone explain the kernel\* in this command?

yum list installed kernel\* I don't understand how this would differ from "kernel*", or why the backslash is necessary.
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Why don't the Back and Forward buttons work as consistently in Thunderbird 3?

During the upgrade of my workstation from RHEL5 to RHEL6 Thunderbird was upgraded from 2.0 to 3.1. I've noticed that the Back button ([) and Forward button (]) don't work as consistently as they did ...
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RHEL6 - eth0 not getting dhcp address with VMware Workstation using bridged adapter

I am working with RHEL6 inside VMware Workstation. I have already looked here and here, but am still running into a very annoying wall. I want to have the network adapter on my VM get a DHCP address ...
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RHEL6 - disable the tiered-progress bar during boot

How do you get RHEL6 to display the "traditional" display of startup information instead of the tiered/stacked progress bar? The standard info dump is displayed during shutdown.