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Cannot boot on windows 8 after installing Scientific Linux 6.5

I had a standard toshiba latop (2014 model with EFI), which came pre-installeed with windows 8.1 and I tried to install Scientific Linux(SL) 6.5 in dual boot mode. Originally, I couldn't install it as ...
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Script to automount a pendrive in linux

I want my pendrive to automatically mount in my linux server system. I have Scientific Linux 6.4(32 bit) without gui. I want to write a script to do this. Usually the drive is at /dev/sdb1 but it ...
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Scientific Linux 6.4 not working after restart

I have Windows and Scientific Linux 6.4 as well. One day I switched on my computer and I selected Scientific Linux (SL) in Grub (Windows is preselected). When I was in SL, I was not getting the Wi-Fi ...
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How to mount nfs share using autofs

I shared /data directory using nfs This is the content of /etc/exports /data *(rw,sync) I started these two services service rpcbind restart service nfs restart This is my firewall ...
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fsck.ext4 unable to resolve UUID

While connecting remote iscsi storage I was getting above error. This is the configuration of my iscsi server(target) cat /etc/tgt/targets.conf tgtd service is running in server side. My client ...
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My wireless card is not being detected

I have a NIC Realtek rtl8111/8168b with the r8168 drivers in use (note that the r8169 drivers that come with the card do NOT work) with a Scientific Linux with kernel version 2.6.32 that does not ...
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How to replace the driver of realtek 8111/8169 NIC to 8111/8168

I have a Scientific Linux 6.2 with a kernel version 2.6.32-220.4.1 installed and I got a problem with a realtek r8111/8168 NIC. I found that this card does not work properly with the driver r8169, so ...
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Installation of scientific linux on external storage [duplicate]

I would like to install scientific Linux on my laptop. But, before that I used the live USB to know if I would like it. Now, I would like to install SL (but not on the hard drive of my laptop) on a ...
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How to access CD-ROM inside kvm guest machine?

I am using KVM in Scientific Linux 6.4 Inside that KVM again I installed Scientific Linux 6.4 as a guest. Now I want to access CD-ROM from that guest machine. In the command prompt it not showing any ...
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iptables rules for nfs

I was getting below error while typing showmount -e 192.168.56.2 in client machine [root@client ~]# showmount -e 192.168.56.2 clnt_create: RPC: Port mapper failure - Unable to receive: errno 113 (No ...
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How to Create a network connection between host and guest using static ip in Oracle Virtual Box

In host I am using Scientific Linux 6.4 In guest I am using CentOS 6.4 Oracle Virtual Box Version 4.2.18 r88780 I want a create a network between host and guest machine using static ip so in ...
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Unable to ping guest from host and vise versa in Oracle Virtual Box

This is my Oracle Virtual Box Version 4.2.18 r88780 Details of my host machine Operating System : Scientific Linux 6.4 I am using static ip root@localhost ~]# ifconfig eth0 eth0 Link ...
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FFmpeg fails to stream to FMS 4.5

I'm attempting to use ffmpeg to transcode an input video from whatever format it's in to an mp4 with h.264 video and MP3 audio and have the output go directly to FMS 4.5 using rtmp so the video will ...
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Nginx works on my linux machine but is not accessible from other computers in my local network

In my LAN network I have a server with Scientific Linux (RedHat or Fedora based distro), I've done yum install nginx but the welcome page is not accessible from other computers in my network. When I ...
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how to use Environment Modules without root

For some reason, I have a hard time finding a tutorial on how to manage user software install with Environment Modules (http://modules.sourceforge.net/) without root. the closest thing is ...
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Installing setuptools for python 2.7.3 on SL6 returns an error that I don't have zlib. But I do

I have a machine running Scientific Linux 6 It comes with Python 2.6 by default I've also installed Python 2.7.3 because I need to run some modules which only work with newest versions. This is ...
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Changing file browser in Scientific Linux

I use Scientific Linux Release 6.1 (Carbon) with GNOME 2.28.2. When I double-click on a folder on the Desktop it is opened in "File Browser". When I open a folder via "Places" on the Main Menu Bar, ...
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PBS batch jobs - the qalter command

I've got a giant computation running on a Scientific Linux cluster. At present I have over 600 jobs parked in the queue, waiting for processor time, while a few are running. I'm trying to use the ...
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How to update Firefox Add-ons when using Firefox in a sandbox?

The SELinux sandbox works like this: If I start Firefox in a sandbox then the original Firefox directory gets copied to a temporary place, and any changes done in the sandboxed Firefox get's deleted ...
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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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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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tftp server not working on scientific linux 6.1

I can't get tftp to work on my machine running Scientific Linux 6.1: [root@bugs ~]# ls /tftpboot/ default example.txt MX075000.002_107 MX075100.002_025 MX076000.002 MX076200.002 ...
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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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Location for linux libraries without sudo?

I'm at a shared terminal and I want to build a program that works fine on my home computer. I don't have sudo permissions. I need to build a couple of libraries: GotoBlas and UMFpack. Is there some ...
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Mono (.NET) on Scientific Linux 6

I'm very new to Linux. I need to start .NET application on Scientific Linux 6. I read that I need to install Mono first but I can't figure out how to do this, because on the official website there is ...
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Ubuntu 11.04/10.10 or Scientific Linux 6/6.01 [closed]

I am going to install either Ubuntu 11.04/10.10 or Scientific Linux 6/6.01 but I don't really know which one to choose? I want: the best environment for web development the least hassle to ...