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date command displays different time

I have one centos 5.8 Linux server. I am experiencing a bit strange issue and figured out it is something with system time. When I check date command, outputs are really strange. Here is example: ...
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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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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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Auditd is writing a lot to logs

I recently tried to use auditd to find what's creating tmp files on a CentOS 5 x64 OS. I removed the rules: # auditctl -l No rules but there is a lot of writing into auditd logs. If I check the ...
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CentOS 5.4 (Final) - Can not bring up eth0

I have CentOS 5.4 installed on my machine. Due to some reason I can not bring up wired connection. When I try to configure ip address through DHCP it fails and give the error "no link present. Check ...
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Linux LVM: move free space from a volume group to another

I've just read "How can you re-allocate space from one Volume Group to another Volume Group in Linux?" How can you re-allocate space from one Volume Group to another Volume Group in Linux? But I'm ...
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CentOS Development Server Crashing Frequently

I am running a development server on a fairly old version of CentOS 5. This server has been live almost constantly for the past five years ago, so has been pretty stable. A while ago, it crashed ...
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What are the configuration differences between Apache (httpd-2.2.3-22.el5.centos) in CentOS 5 vs Apache (httpd-2.2.15-39.el6) in CentOS 6?

I understand that the later version addresses security vulnerabilities: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html Supposedly, http://httpd.apache.org/download.html has a full list of ...
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auditd process stops logging after logrotate script runs

I am trying to use logrotate to keep audit logs for a set period of time rather than using auditd's special rotation (from /etc/audit/auditd.conf). I have changed the max_log_file_action to IGNORE in ...
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Wrong date/time in dmesg

we have this strange issue. We use perl script for human-readable time-stamp in dmesg (taken from http://linuxaria.com/article/how-to-make-dmesg-timestamp-human-readable) and I also tried this one ( ...
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nfs mount passwordless login

Setup: OS : CentOS5 node 1 : 172.16.1.1 sandbox1.local node 2 : 172.16.1.2 sandbox2.local The nodes have the hostnames in the hots file. Pinging to each other works fine. Problem: My home is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Alias on apache2 gets Error 403 forbidden

Hello I am trying to do an Alias to my home directory but i always get Error 403 here is my script Alias /Videos "/home/myHome/Videos" <Directory "/home/myHome/Videos"> DirectoryIndex ...
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Migration in the vCenter changed network interface in a CentOS virtual machine

I have a vCenter 5.1 and two hosts with ESXi 4.1 (Host1) and ESXi 5.1 (Host2). They are working fine. I migrated a CentOS from host1 to the host2. The state of the virtual machine was "powered off", ...
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gmond not logging data intermittently

We have made a same setup for 10 boxes via pupet. All boxes are using centos 5.6 except one running Centos 5.8. All boxes have the same gmond.conf. A snippet of conf udp_send_channel { ...