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Centos 5.8 cant get past login screen

I think I've messed up my system. I've been using KDE for a while. Recently, I tried to install a software called gnome-connection manager. I downloaded the deb package, converted it to rpm using ...
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Near 100% disk usage, df and du show very different results, lsof not the answer

The issue is that my CentOS 5.8 machine is telling me that I am nearly out of disk space when I am pretty confident this is not the case. I've done a fair amount of researching on this issue and have ...
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assign a USB to KVM virtual machine centos 5.8

can any one advice how to assign a USB to a guest based on KVM and host is centos 5.8 64-bit ? when i tried with gui using virt-manager -> add physical device-> usb i got all usb like null despite ...
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procmail recipe to filter email to multiple folders

Currently my procmail recipes are as below: FROM_=`formail -c -x"From "| awk '{ print $1 }'` SUBJ_=`formail -c -x"Subject:" | sed -e 's/^[ ]*//g' -e 's/[ ]*$//g'` :0 *^Subject:.*(60) { :0 ...
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Yum installing wrong MySQL version on CentOS 5 (Amazon)

I'm having trouble with a CentOS server running on AWS. This is CentOS 5.6 i386 from RightImage, but the problem was the same on all RightScale AMIs. When issuing the following command: yum install ...
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CentOS 5 kickstart requesting .discinfo in incrementing disc# folders

I am attempting to PXE boot a CentOS 5 installation and it is hanging at anaconda start without errors. I can see on the web server side that it is requesting the same .discinfo file over and over ...
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CentOS tmpfs mount doubling up?

Everytime I mount a ramdisk with the following command, I get two instead of one ramdisk? mount -t tmpfs -o size=1024M tmpfs /home/site/public_html/var/cache Mount shows no ramdisks mounted prior, ...
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Subversion Installation Error on CentOS 5.8

I am trying to install subversion on centos 5.8 usingyum install subversion and it is throwing the error below. ..... .... Total size: 7.3 M Is this ok [y/N]: y Downloading Packages: ...
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pgpool shm_exit(0)

I'm trying to set up pgpool-II on centos-5.4 For whatever reason pgpool-II fails silently when I try to start it up. I can't seem to find a log file in the default /tmp dir or in /var/log. Can anyone ...
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Why servers error log states lots of file doesn't exist, but files are accessible and website works well

we migrated our website onto VPS server (CentOS 5.6 + Plesk 9.5), everything works nice, but one strange thing that i noticed in Plesk, is error_log file, most of the time it filled up with hundreds ...
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sendmail: deny all, allow only matched recipients

Warning: Total Sendmail noob here. Is there anyway to restrict sendmail so that it can only send mail to specific email addresses, either by list or pattern (preferred) Ideally I'd like to be able ...
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openvz node with only one vps

I have an openvz server with 2Gb ram and would like to configure a vps for use all server resources (no swap). I run: vzsplit -n 1 -f vps1 -s 0 and have this setup: Configuration file generated by ...
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Stop script execution under apache user

My vhost server's users are allowed to access only their directories, but today i was under attack someone uploaded files by user apache in folder /tmp and executed files. How can i stop upload by ...
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Unable to connect to iLO2 Remote-Console be it either IE ActiveX or JVM

I have HP Proliant G5 series with license for iLO2. The server is running CentOS. Telnet ports are opened and I can successfully connect via certain port, that i've set up in iLO2 setting to use for ...
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Linux Centos5 lockup - possibly a memory issue?

Here is an OCR of a screenshot of a VPS hosted Centos5 64 bit Linux server that has just frozen up on me. I have now rebooted this VPS guest but would appreciate it if anyone who understands the ...
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yum update rpm packages installed manually

I needed to install the libxml 2.7 package and for this i uninstalled yum (yum have dependencies on libxml), is there any way I can make the pass to work with yum rpm packages installed previously? I ...
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CentOS 5.5 php-posix with dependency error php53-common

I'm having problems installing php-posix. The problem I have, is that I used epel.repo and now I can't work out how to get past this. I'm not great with Redhat & yum. [root@badelivery ~]# yum ...
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Enabling HugePage support in CentOS

I'm trying to tune JVM performance by adding +UseLargePages parameter. As it threw error, I figured that it's not supported in my OS. I'm using CentOS (5.10) -- Linux 2.6.16.33-xenU 64 bit ...
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vsftpd can not jail users using chroot

This is making me go crazy. I am trying to block a user nathan to his home directory and not allowing him to crowse around. I read all the articles but chroot is not working for me. I have this in my ...
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Apache httpd + FreeTDS hangs until restarted

Every so often requests to a Linux server (say, linux.example.org) where the web app (Django) pulls in data from a SQL Server database via FreeTDS will hang. Requests on other servers pointing to the ...
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Warning messages while building Apache server

I am building Apache server 2.4.6 from source and am not sure about a few warning messages I received during the rpm build process. The build completes OK and everything seems fine..BTW, this is on ...
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A subdomain not loading

On my newserver i set up a subdomain patientslife.linf.in. But when i try to set up another subdomain pmr.linf.in it shows the page The connection was reset in Mozilla and No data received in chrome. ...
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PPTP connection gets terminated after I try to do a speedtest

my connection to pptp gets terminated when I try to do a speedtest on speedtest.net I have a vps account with centos 5 installed. It uses openvz for virtualization. on /var/logs/messages the error ...
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Setup a preview subdomain when creating a new account in WHM

Running WHM on CENTOS 5.9 x86_64 virtuozzo VPS. When I create a new account, for example "example.com", I'm wanting to enable a "preview" feature which will allow the user to view the contents of ...
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DirectAdmin Freetype update - the make has failed

I am trying to update my VPS today as I always do but am running into a problem with the Freetype update. While I am comfortable with the day-to-day running of my VPS, I am still learning a lot when ...
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RVM Not Finding Library

I am running CentOS 5.9 and installed RVM on it. However, whenever I run rvm requirements or rvm install 1.9.3, I get: --> Processing Dependency: libyaml-0.so.1()(64bit) for package: libyaml-devel ...
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High Load Average, low CPU and Memory Usage and minimum wait time for IO Operation (5%)

I have a VPS with the OS centos 5.7, and it is behaving very weirdly. My VPS is located on a 2-core machine. For a 2-core machine, the load average I can see is very high, as evident when I use the ...
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CentOS 5: is %wa too high or optimal?

i have question about waiting for HDD. I'm not sure what is optimal %wa. Server running browser game, i know that there is a lot hdd writing but im not sure what is optimal %wa. Server running 8 ...
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PHP curl showing wrong version

Hi I have been trying to get Curl with SSL support on CentOS 5.9 server . I have in the process updated php to 5.4.11 using the remi repo. The system is running plesk and when I do I look at phpinfo() ...
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linux server frozen after yum update

Updated today with yum update: qmail-scanner x86_64 1:2.10-8.el5.art atomic 349 k tortixd x86_64 2.2.23-8.el5.art asl-3.0 1.1 M tortixd-mod_ssl no errors but after 15 minutes the servers started to ...
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apache redirect htacess on error 500

Im trying to redirect on Error 500 , but its not happening. .htaccess file ErrorDocument 500 /custom.php custom.php just has a echo '<h1>ERROR OCCURED </h1>'; should I configure ...
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Mysql process taking all the memory

When I checked my process on VPS, I can see 18 instance of mysql running. What could be wrong? 1780 mysql 15 0 876M 142M 6744 S 0.0 8.1 0:00.51 /usr/libexec/mysqld --basedir=/usr ...
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using tcpdump to display XML API requests without headers or ack packets

I need assistance, I am trying to use tcpdump in order to capture API requests and responses between two servers, so far I have the following command: tcpdump -iany -tpnAXs0 host xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx and ...
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How do I troubleshoot a session saving issue on my Media Temple CentOS VPS?

My website won't save PHP sessions properly, I originally posted on it in SO, but it's increasingly looking like a server issue. So, I figured I would re-phrase the question here. Why would this PHP ...
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VSFTPD (CentOS 5)

I can create (mkdir) folder & upload (put) file into "/home/my_ftp_folder" thru terminal, but I don't know why I can't remove folder, remove file I uploaded.
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dhcp demon faild to start

I am trying to setup dhcp demon in my CentOS machine. But whenever I start dhcpd, it fails. I don't know the reason. Here is the /etc/dhcpd.conf file. ddns-update-style none; allow bootp; subnet ...
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Forwarding nameservers

I'm hosting a lot of domains which nameservers are set to ns1.domain1.com and ns2.domain1.com. I have rented a new server which for I have set up ns1.domain2.com and ns2.domain2.com. Is it possible ...
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managing multiple instances in postfix

i have a CENT OS 5.5 64 bit mail server.I want my main postfix mta to relay mails sent or received to multiple postfix instances, the other postfix instances will perform the mail sending and ...
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Mod Mono CentOS Install - Dependency: >= httpd 2.2

I've been trying to install Mono on CentOS 5.5 with Cpanel. It was all going fine until I needed to install the mod mono add-on. I get a missing dependency error, any help would be much appreciated ...
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Getting error installing Git on centos server

I am trying to install git on centos 5.5 and i am getting this error: git-email-1.7.7.3-1.w5.x86_64 from webtatic has depsolving problems --> Missing Dependency: perl(Net::SMTP::SSL) is needed ...
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Centos 5.6 NetInstaller network issues

I burnt into a CD the netinstaller provided by Centos 5.6. At boot time the installer comes up and after I choose the HTTP option for installation I choose the "Dynamic IP configuration (DHCP)" ...
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Daemonizing tool for Gunicorn Centos Nginx and Django

I have set up a basic centos server and through that tested certain technologies. Currently I am running django-1.3, Nginx with FastCGI - works like a charm I have noticed that as soon as my latest ...
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Passenger on cPanel WHM, centOS 5.6 with RVM

I'm trying to install passenger on cPanel controlled VPS, but running into problems with permissions. I installed all required dependencies as a root user and i'm running command: [johnny@server1 ~]$ ...
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How can I prevent FTP users breaking chroot rules when using a GUI?

I've set up VSFTP on my Centos5.5 server. I've created a user on the box for ftp access. In the VSFTP config I've set: chroot_list_enable=YES chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd.chroot_list The conf ...
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resolv.conf cache behavior difference? Centos 5.6 vs AMZN Linux

Machine 1: Centos 5.6 AMI Machine 2: Amazon Linux AMI Beta I changed resolv.conf on both to get around an apparent DNS hiccup/lag last week, by appending 'nameserver 8.8.8.8' to the file. The CentOS ...
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why does my internet go down when running openvpn?

We are trying to put a openvpn server in our network. while we are testing, when the openvpn service is running, all other computers on the same network as the server lose internet connectivity. Any ...
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Getting PHP5 To install

It seems I am stuck with a 4yo build of PHP (PHP4.3.9 Built: 2007) and I am trying to upgrade. Right now, it's like a traffic puzzle, or a vicious cycle, whatever you want to call it. I try to upgrade ...
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VSFTPD problem on Centos 5.4 with different port

I'm changing over my server to operate ftp on different ports than standard 20/21 accomodate a nas on the same network. I have changed the ports to 201/202 but cannot connect locally from a pc on the ...
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harddisk free space not showing coreclty

I installed centos5.5 on my PC which has RAID1 and size of 2TB. But after installation it shows only 200 GB free space. How can I recover the volume ?
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net card not installed

i have many times try to install nic drivers but it is showing one error check old drivers and unload it. build the module and install make:***/lib/modules/2.6.18.e15xen/build: no such file or ...