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

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When using screen, I see me as logged in twice through 'who'

I've been using Gnu screen for some time now, and I absolutely love it! I installed it on a second RHEL server of mine, and I'm seeing odd behavior when I issue a 'who' on the new server. 'who' ...
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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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Linux RHEL : Making disk image efficiently

I have a linux box having RHEL. Its disk (hda1) is having free space of about 25GB. I have an another disk (hda2) which is of 250GB having another RHEL instance, it's partitioned for 200GB. Data on ...
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man page only found after ran with root

When I try to run man page on my Red Hat as a normal user I get "No manual entry for zip" If I change to root run: "man zip" and then I get the man page and afterwards I see the same man page as I did ...
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wpa_supplicant for dual WLAN

I've got wlan0 and wlan1. Each interface should connect to a different SSID. I would like to use wpa_supplicant for both. I can put the two networks in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf, but how do I tell ...
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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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What exactly is the use of prefix while running configure?

I am trying to install 32 bit Python on x86_64_ Linux. Following instructions from http://blog.devork.be/2009/02/compiling-32-bit-python-on-amd64.html I downloaded the tarball from here: ...
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How to know what version of C++ compiler is installed on Linux server?

We have a RHEL5.5 server, and the system engineering guys at my company said that they have recently installed Intel C++ 11.1 compiler on the box. But, when I do a cc -v, I get Using built-in ...
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How to know which package yum is going to download or install now?

Now I am installing a couple of packages using yum on centos, what make me confused is that the system seems to be block at some point, in fact I know yum is downloading some packages from repo, but I ...
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Is there a Linux equivalent to Windows' SysPrep

Coming into a large number of old PCs that I want to be able to wipe the drives and reload with a "Factory" install of Linux on the HDD. These machines have no CD-ROMs, so I am looking for something ...
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Read-only file system RHEL

I am using a RHEL 5.5 on my PC. I was playing around with chmod and chown. suddenly my home folder become read-only. all the folders in /home/goutham/, where goutham is username, became read-only. I ...
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How to disable Opportunity locking on Red Hat 5/CentOS 5?

Syslog returns the error "kernel: CIFS VFS: Write2 ret -13, wrote 0" when I'm using the software under cifs fylesystem, managed by NAS server. CIFS Version is 1.60RH. I saw that the options ...
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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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Is it possible to upgrade from RHEL 4 to 6 with up2date(or yum) on or after 2012/08?

I'd like to upgrade my server's os from RHEL 4 to 6 after 2012/08. I know that there are 2 methods to upgrade. 1. directly (RHEL 4 -> 6): 1. buy a new server machine. 2. install RHEL6 on the ...
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cp --update still copies unchanged files

I'm trying to copy only changed files using 'cp -pu' under Linux (Red Hat 6.1, source/destination FS are GlusterFS mounted partitions) but I found that it still tries to copy file seemingly old and ...
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ssh localhost works, but ssh [external url of localhost] doesn't

I'm trying to work out how to ssh into a machine at work (it runs an RHEL-based distribution with OpenSSH 5.3). I have been given instructions on how to set up keys, permissions, etc., which have ...
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Installing Oracle 11gR2 on RHEL 6.2

I'm having some difficulty installing Oracle 11gR2 on RHEL 6.2. I have compiled a giant list of every single step I have taken so far. I installed RHEL 6.2 on VMware. It did its easy install ...
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Library not being located with directory set in LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I am attempting to verify the installation of CUDA and am running into some issues. I have successfully built all of the examples that come with the GPU computing SDK. When I try to run deviceQuery ...
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Unable to connect from the host OS to the guest in VirtualBox

I have an Ubuntu machine and I have installed 64-bit RHEL on VirtualBox. I changed the adapter settings of the guest to connected to bridged network, and I am able to ping my host from the guest, ...
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Kernel panic on boot

Last week I installed SL6.2 on my tower using the LiveCD iso and unetbootin without issue. I was taking my time configuring it since it was my first real jump into linux. I ran into problems when I ...
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ssh server on runlevel 3

I have been trying to setup a ssh server on my desktop for remote access and have been running into a few issues. The first I have found is that sshd is not starting on boot. As soon as I run: sudo ...
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sox mix nested scripts on amazon ec2 rhel linux

I'm trying to use "sox" to mix some audio files. The command works great on my Mac terminal sox -m audio.wav "| sox upload.wav -p trim 2 1 pad 6" final.wav This mixes (not concatenate) audio.wav ...
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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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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 trial expired

My trial of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 will expire tomorrow. What behavior should I expect? It will not boot?
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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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how to install a chrome on my RHEL 5.3 box

I'm trying to install latest chrome on my RHEL 5.3. [foo@bar Downloads]# rpm -ivh "google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64(4).rpm" warning: google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64(4).rpm: Header V4 DSA ...
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what happens if we give “777” permissions to /etc/sudoers?

What happens if I give "777" permission to /etc/sudoers? I am looking at the security perspective. I want to know the importance of /etc/sudoers file as well.
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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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how to update svn package on RHEL 5.3?

I have 1.4.2 version of svn on my RHEL 5.3 box. I tried updating and I get the following message. What should I do ? [foo@bar adminui]# svn --version svn, version 1.4.2 (r22196) compiled Sep 1 ...
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trouble installing packages in RHEL 5.3

I'm trying to install rabbitvcs, a subversion GUI tool. http://wiki.rabbitvcs.org/wiki/install/fedora. [foo@bar conf]# yum install nautilus-python pysvn python-configobj python-devel dbus-python ...
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RHEL linux ORACLE_HOME

I get the following error when I run .sh file : SP2-0667: Message file sp1.msb not found SP2-0750: You may need to set ORACLE_HOME to your Oracle software directory The following are the environment ...
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Error running Samba share of fuse mount

I have created a fuse directory, and start it like this: ./myfuse /home/shared -o allow_other -o umask=022 -o nonempty -d I can access it like this: ls -la /home/shared and it works fine. Ok, turn ...
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How do I tell RPM which software version to use?

I'm trying to install the Subversion SWIG Python libraries so that I can use them with Trac. The environment is RHEL5, and for some reason the RedHat repositories for yum are unavailable, so I had to ...
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Amazon Linux AMI release 2010.11.1 corresponds to which RHEL version (4/5/6)?

I am using the default Amazon Linux AMI in an EC2 instance - Amazon Linux AMI release 2010.11.1. I can see that it's a Redhat based system, but after trying many tools (/etc/issues, uname -a, ...
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Server cannot boot up

My IBM server is running RHEL 6, and it cannot boot up. The BIOS seems to be OK (since I was able to go in to change the boot order), and during boot-up, it will stop at a black screen with a picture ...
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Resizing swap partition (RHEL 5.x)

The following is what parted print outputs: (parted) print Model: VMware Virtual disk (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 26.8GB Sector size ...
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Setting up a Remote Diskless System

I am trying to setup a PXE Boot server with RHEL 6 and am following these directions. Has anyone done this successfully?? I am having various issues. I used the rsync command to copy over the ...
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How to remove file from the dir with different permisison

Dir - test - ls -ld shows ls -ld test drwxr-xr-x 2 joe stduser 4096 May 25 16:25 test inside test dir : -rw-r--r-- 1 admin stduser 0 May 25 16:25 a.txt How to remove a.txt with out using ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux based on Fedora?

According to this site, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is based on Fedora. Is this true?
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RHEL6 Crontab doesn't work properly?

In RHEL6 root's account I have crontab job: 30 6 18 4 1 /sbin/init 6 It worked fine on the 18th of April and properly restarted my system, BUT it also restarted my OS at 6:30 on next Monday - ...
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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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Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. QLA2300

My system is an Altix3000 running: (Linux sgialtix 2.4.21-sgi304r1 #1 SMP Sat Jan 29 22:43:29 PST 2005 ia64 ia64 ia64 GNU/Linux) (redhat-release=redhat-release-3AS-8.3). Which command do I use to list ...
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How to run Meld (1.5) with python 2.4.3

I would like to run Meld (a diff tool written in python) but it quits with the following error : Meld requires Python 2.5 or higher. Facing restrictive corporate guidelines i have to stick to the ...
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Perl + failed to install Pogo module on RedHat 5.4

Please advice how to install the Person module "use Person;" on my linux machine The perl script use - obj oriented why I get the following: [root@linux /tmp/Pogo-0.10]# perl Makefile.PL Note ...
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Install wine on RHEL with Yum

I'm trying to install Wine on Red Hat Enterprise Linux using Yum, but it's not in the RHEL repository. How can I install RHEL via Yum? I'm pretty sure there may be other repositories out there ...
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Which version of Fedora, RHEL, correspond to which version of CentOS?

Which version of Fedora, RHEL, correspond to which version of CentOS?
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Log CPU usage to file for specific process over time

I am looking to log CPU usage to a file over time on an RHEL system, and have seen this, but it doesn't seem to produce the right results - it seems like an anomaly between how ps and top calculate ...
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Python and Berkeley DB versions in RedHat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and upcoming 6

I need to know what versions of Python and Berkeley DB are installed with RHEL 3, 4 and 5. If possible (it is in BETA now), RHEL 6 too.
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How to Get and Install Teradata Client for RHEL platform? [closed]

Where I can get Teradata client and install on my RHEL 4/5 machines?
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Mouse settings on RHEL5

How to change the mouse settings to default on RHEL5 .i have a problem using mouse with vim.it acts like a single click select.Please advise..