Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange
Make your voice heard. Take the 2019 Developer Survey now

Questions tagged [scientific-linux]

Scientific Linux is an unofficial clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

0
votes
2answers
34 views

Extending the root logical volume on Scientific Linux - to unmount or not?

I’m planning to install a new hard drive to expand the root logical volume on my machine, which is having now pretty continual capacity issues. The various tutorials for RHEL-like operating systems ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to run software designed for Virtual Box directly in the software Virtual Box is simulating

I've installed Scientific Linux 6 on my computer, and I have downloaded a .ova file containing .ovf and .vmdk files which are designed to run in Virtual Box simulating a Scientific Linux 6 computer ...
-3
votes
1answer
48 views

computer software Operating System

Is there any options to upgrade Scientific Linux from version 6.3 to 7.3? If so how can I do that? I've done google search, but there is only info about upgrading from version 6.3 to 6.6 or later 6x ...
0
votes
2answers
96 views

MANPATH not set on Scientic Linux 5.5

On a Scientific Linux 5.5 installation the $MANPATH is not set. I've got environment modules installed, this might cause an overwriting of the $MANPATH, but I'm not sure about that. So my main ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

SL7 (Fedora) Bluetooth Audio

I have installed Scientific Linux (a variant of Fedora). Ever since I installed it, the connection to Bluetooth speakers has been hit and miss. I have the Gnome desktop. The Bluetooth device is ...
0
votes
5answers
5k views

How do I upgrade scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6

Upgrading Scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6 I have to update machines of SL6.3 to 6.6. I tried #yum list updates and .# yum update It downloaded some files and installed . But my SL is still showing SL6.3 ...
0
votes
1answer
304 views

geany ide on scientific linux

I installed scientific linux 7. I would like to install Geany. I tried sudo yum install geany (in root) and also rpm but it didn't work. What can I do ? Do you have to install something before using ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
265 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

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 (...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
491 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
15k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
11k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

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 encap:...
1
vote
1answer
988 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
237 views

How to use Environment Modules without root access?

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 http://www....
0
votes
3answers
7k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
940 views

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, ...
3
votes
3answers
747 views

FTP client with “master password”

I'm searching for an FTP client that has a "master password" function. So all the password stored in the FTP client software is encrypted, and if I start the FTP client it asks for a master password, ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
166 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
587 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
587 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

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 MX0779900....
1
vote
1answer
6k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
264 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
716 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
201 views

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 use/...