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Questions tagged [redhat-enterprise-linux]

Use for questions about Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), a Linux distribution from Red Hat intended for enterprise use. Note there are version-specific RHEL tags for questions unique to a specific version. Use a product-specific tag for questions about other distros in the Red Hat family, like Fedora or CentOS.

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Can't connect wirelessly using redhat9 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't connect wirelessly using redhat9 I've recently installed redhat 9 and I'm trying to connect to the internet using a wireless card. I'm able to connect to the network ...
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Upgrading to firefox 3.6.12 results in problems

Upgrading firefox to 3.6.12 causes the Xorg process to run @ 100% CPU time. OS is: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.4 (Tikanga) Previous version of firefox: 3.01 New version of firefox: 3....
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Upgrading firefox on Red Hat

I'm trying to upgrade my version of firefox at work, the installed OS is Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.4 (Tikanga) over which we have no control. Also note that we do not have access to ...
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Installing MySQL-Ruby on Linux and Ruby 1.9.2

I am having an absurdly difficult time getting MySQL-Ruby to install on RedHat 4 using Ruby 1.9.2. I am behind a company proxy that prevents pretty much any package tool from connecting to external ...
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Configuring Startup Applications in Redhat 5

I have a RedHat 5 OS and when it starts up, several gnome terminals starts up at specific workspaces and position. I wonder how I can configure my startup applications.
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Will learning to use Fedora also teach me my way around Redhat (CentOS)?

I want to dive into the open source world and start using a Linux distro while learning to program. I've looked over the options and it pretty much boils down to Fedora or CentOS. The reasoning behind ...
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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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Backing up linux server settings / What should be backed up?

I've set up two linux boxes (dedicated hosting) and I want to make a backup of the server settings on both just in case something goes wrong and I need to restore the settings. The hosting provider ...
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Linux service 'named' is not functional - is that an issue?

One of the dedicated servers that I have does not seem to have the service 'named' functional: root@server2 [~]# service named start Locating /var/named/chroot//etc/named.conf failed: ...
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Uninstall RedHat and start Windows 7 instantly

On my laptop I have installed Windows 7 on a partition. A friend on mine installed RedHat Linux on a different partition and now when I open my laptop appears a boot screen to choose the operating ...
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How do I read alternate gnome configuration files

I have a number of versions of gnome installed on a number of different hosts. All users have network mounted home directories. In some cases gnome works poorly when reading configuration from the ....
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Setting JAVA_HOME for root on Red Hat

I inserted the following in '/etc/profile' JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_21 export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin But when I 'sudo su' from my regular account, it does not pick up the above java path: any ...
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Capture directory & contents, Rotate for only the last three days

Our current backup approach requires us to capture a Tomcat directory, and all it's contents. The rationale is the backup makes redeployment easier in the event of a disaster. It was rotating based ...
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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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bogus memory allocation size in RedHat Linux Enterprise 5

I am trying to open a pdf file via evince,after I open it and go through the page,Program suddenly jumped out and following error appears in shell ''bogus memory allocation size'' how it can be fixed?
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What is causing my display artifacts?

One of my clients is running RHEL 5.5 Client (aka workstation), paid-up with support. He has a multi-monitor setup using xinerama. The video card is a nVidia Quadro NVS 250. This problem occurs ...
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Where are the rpm files after installation using yum?

I'm using Red Hat 5.4. I have installed a package using yum the package was wireshark. However, after it has installed. Where can I find the rpm package? I would like to locate the actual wireshark....
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Remote desktop With client on Red Hat and Server Vista Business Edition

I'm trying to configure my vista machine to run the Remote Desktop Server yet i'm having problems. I have configured it using the following instructions. Yet it doesn't work. I have disabled the ...
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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..
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DHCP negotiations consistently fails to obtain lease on first try and works on second try

I'm having some problems bringing up my wireless card at boot time on my Red Hat Linux 9.0 box. After some investigation with the boot scripts, I noticed that it was having problems with the DHCP ...
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How to stop redirection to /dev/pts/x

This is an examination senario. We have mulitple users logging into a RHEL-4 server using putty. These people are part of a same group. They are giving UNIX shell script exam. They are helping each ...
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How can I dismiss puplet messages with a keyboard shortcut?

puplet is forever reminding me when it's time to run "yum update", which is fine, but I'm forced to click the little x to dismiss the dialog. Is there a keyboard shortcut or command that can dismiss ...
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How do I change the default application for a PDF?

I'm running Redhat 5 Enterprise (Nautilus 2.16.2) with Gnome and am having trouble changing the default application for PDFs. No matter what I do, it seems to always come up as evince. First I tried ...
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Red Hat vs. Fedora

I am confused between the 2 Linux Distros, (i) Red-Hat and (ii) Fedora . I had a belief that Red-Hat has been reduxed to make Fedora. However seems that is not the scenario. Further, when I tried to ...
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How do you create a new network eth?

I have a machine that has eth0 and eth1, and now I want to create an eth2 and assign it some IP address. What's the command for doing this?
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RHEL 4 reboot causes Tomcat process to not be started by non-root account

I have a startup script placed in /etc/init.d wherein I make the following call: nohup sudo -u myuser $CATALINA_HOME/bin/startup.sh 2>&1 This causes Tomcat to be run as myuser, which is ...
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How can I enable anonymous access to a Samba share under ADS security mode?

I'm trying to enable anonymous access to a single service in my Samba config. Authorized user access is working perfectly, but when I attempt a no-password connection, I get this message: Anonymous ...
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Not able to connect to internet in RHEL 5

I just installed red hat enterprise 5 in my laptop and on desktop both. In desktop it is working fine but in laptop it is not showing the eth device. (I tried ifconfig only lo is there). I tried ifup ...
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How do I add color syntax highlighting to GNU emacs?

I have two versions of emacs available to me on a locked workstation: $ /usr/local/bin/emacs --version GNU Emacs 22.3.1 $ /usr/bin/emacs --version GNU Emacs 21.4.1 In both cases, my terminal type ...
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Setting Linux environment variables

I am running Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5; I am always using the export command to set environment variables. Are there any other ways to set environment variables and what are the advantages/...
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disable IPV6 on specific interface with redhat on vmware

I tried to disable IPv6 on specific interface using IPV6INIT=no on the interface script. its working great on all server accept ones that run on Vmware. any idea? im using redhat 5.2, on vmware ESX
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Linux (redhat) how to change password to previous password

Is there a way to change password to value same as the previous password? I know this is a security flaw, but would like to know however. when I try this: [mrbean@wwwserver ~]$ passwd Changing ...
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Where can I find network devices in Linux? Where is a device manager (redhat enterprise linux)?

I like to know where I can find network devices (eth0, wlan0, etc) as I could not find them under /dev even when ifconfig reported both eth0 & wlan0 Related but different question is how i can ...
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Install src.rpm package on Red hat Linux

How can i install src.rpm package on Red hat Linux ?
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How can I disable SELinux in Red Hat?

I'm having some issues with shared libraries in a Red Hat installation, for example when I try to run sqlplus: error while loading shared libraries: /u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/db/lib/libclntsh.so....
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Mono Project: How to install Mono framework on Red Hat Linux which is compiled on centOS?

We have Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers at work place. However we dont have Red Hat Linux desktops. So I used CentOS 5.4 to compile the Mono sources and generated the Mono framework for CentOS and ...
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How do I remove the “Shutdown” menu entry from Gnome's system menu?

We have a lab with multiple RedHat EL5 machines running the Gnome desktop environment. When developers are done using the machine sometimes they miss the logout button and click the Shutdown button ...
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Can I run SW on RHLE if it was built on Ubuntu

I built a qt application on Ubuntu karmic. I transferred the binary to a red hat Linux enteprise 5.3 system and when I click on the program it doesn't do anything. Are they compatible or am I ...
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Top menu bar disappeared in redhat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I accidentally hid my Gnome Panel My Redhat EL4 lost its menu bar on top. It just disappeared when I logged in one day. I tried to restart it several times but still is not ...
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How to remote desktop to a Windows Vista machine from a Redhat machine?

I can find this article about remote desktop in Vista, but none that tells me how to remotely control my Vista machine from my Redhat machine. Any ideas?
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Problems installing yum

I did make install on the yum package downloaded from here. After the installation was done, if I do yum I am getting yum: Command not found. What should I do?
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How to install Wine on Red Hat?

I have downloaded the Setup from here. How do I install it now?
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How to use Google Talk video chat on Redhat?

Is there some way? This page says its not possible 'normally'. Is there a workaround for this?
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Allocating More Than 4 GB Of Memory

I am facing an issue with memory allocation. I have: Host OS: Microsoft Windows XP - Professional x64 Edition - Version 2003 - Service Pack 2. Host Physical Memory: 8 GB Guest OS: Red Hat ...
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How do I check whether I am using KDE or Gnome?

or maybe something else? I am using Redhat OS.
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How to use Notepad++ on Redhat?

I want to use Notepad++ on my RedHat machine. But there is no setup file available for Linux. What should I do?
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Installing Mono on RedHat 7.1

Has anyone succeeded in installing Mono (the Linux .NET framework project) on the (outdated I know) RedHat 7.1 Linux distribution? I need advice where to get started, I could find no resource on the ...
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RedHat for desktops

Is there any RedHat variant for desktops and FREE? If yes, is there any Wubi like tool that can be used to install from within Windows XP?
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FTP from windows to linux using filezilla causes doubling of file sizes?

Running filezilla 3.3.0.1 (and slightly older versions exhibit this behavior as well) to Red Hat Enterprise 5x with filezilla server, we are getting doubling of text files on overwrite. It seems to ...