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Install gettext-0.17-1.el5.i386.rpm on CentOS 5.8 i386 gives “/usr/bin/python is needed” error

I've removed yum by mistake. So, now I'm installing all the dependencies needed by yum manually. One of those is gettext-0.17-1.el5.i386.rpm and when I try to install it gives the following error, ...
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Linux service --status-all shows “Firewall is stopped.” what service does firewall refer to?

I have a development server with the lamp stack running CentOS: [Prompt]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 5.8 (Final) [Prompt]# cat /proc/version Linux version 2.6.18-308.16.1.el5xen ...
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Monitor or log directory permission changes?

I'm having an issue with a cPanel shared server running CentOS 5 where a few directories under the public_html folder keep getting changed to 777 from 755. The customer says they are not changing it ...
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Is it possible to migrate CentOS from (Mac) VMware Fusion into (Cisco VPS) VMWare ESXi?

Is there any solution to clone CentOS (full mirror) from Mac VMware fusion to VMWare ESXi on Cisco VPS server?
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/tmp always gets full even after resize

I have a cPanel Server with 4GB of Ram and 4GB of /tmp space. I always get this error: Will this cause slow performance? and can I delete everything? Drive Critical: /tmp (/var/tmp) is 95% full ...
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Yum package conflict between different architectures

I have a machine running CentOS 5.5 I want to upgrade to the newest 5.x release. It's tripping over freetype. Freetype has both an i386 and an x86_64 version installed. This is normal, but the x86_64 ...
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Can't access PHP files through mod_userdir when suPHP is installed

After installing suPHP using DirectAdmin custombuild I can't access my PHP files with mod_userdir. e.g. http://ip/~user That's what I did: cd /usr/local/directadmin mv custombuild custombuild.old ...
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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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trying to allow domain admins access in apache

I am trying to authenticate domain admins through apache and it is not working. Error i get is as follows [Mon Sep 24 14:54:45 2012] [debug] src/mod_auth_kerb.c(1432): [client 172.16.0.85] ...
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Subversion update

I have a Subversion system running. It always does an post-commit update on /var/www by the following code: /usr/bin/svn update /var/www/. But, this is OK when I am working on an other server. I do a ...
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Stunnel delaying boot

My stunnel implementation works fine when the network is plugged in but it takes an awful amount of time, which delays the whole boot process, when there is no network connected to the machine. As ...
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Troubleshooting “connection reset” error on my linux server

I fervently hope someone here can help me with the problem I am experiencing. I am a programmer, and I have very little understanding of linux sysadmin terminology/concepts. I am attempting to ...
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CentOS Web Server is very slow

I have a local Web Server (running CentOS 5.5) that hosts an intranet for my company. The server itself runs fine, and the web pages are servered, but it is very, very slow. I find myselft having to ...
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Should I continue using CentOS 5.3?

Our small company has rented a remote machine some 3 year ago. The machine is used as a company server, runs our email, web, source code repository, bugtracker, forum, wiki, etc. OS is linux CentOS ...
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trouble in install mod_ssl

I make some trouble in install mod_ssl on my centos5.5. when I type: yum install mod_ssl Some wrong happened for: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Determining fastest mirrors addons ...
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Re-packaging commercial software into RPM packages

The situation is this - I have a small CentOS 5 "cluster" (currently 7 machines, but potential for more) which run a commercially available software package that's distributed essentially in tarball ...
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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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Apache default charset doesn't work

I am trying to set default charset to ISO-8859-1, so I added the line below into httpd.conf. AddDefaultCharset ISO-8859-9 and I can see that value when I query it with root@server [/]# curl -A ...
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How to install Percona XtraDB Cluster on x86 server?

I'm going to migrate from MySQL replication to Percona XtraDB Cluster. The problem I'm facing is one node is running on x86, and I cannot install Percona-XtraDB-Cluster-server from the Percona repo ...
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Missing Dependency: perl(YAML::Any)

I have a problem with git, when I run yum upgrade on a centos5 server. yum upgrade output: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package git.x86_64 0:1.7.11.3-1.el5.rf ...
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CentOS 5.8 - Can't login to tty1 as root after updates?

I've ran a yum update on my CentOS 5.8 box and now I am unable to log into the console as root. Basically what happens is I receive the login prompt, enter the correct username and password, and am ...
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CentOS 5.8 why does my /etc/hosts file mess up after a reboot?

I'm running CentOS 5.8 (it's the Citrix XVA appliance provided on the website) but having an issue where every time I restart the server, the /etc/hosts file loses the IP address of the server...for ...
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pgsql troubles on centOS 5 with directadmin

I'm having trouble configuring pgsql for PHP 5.2 on the server I administer. It's a DirectAdmin enabled server, and the contents of ap2/configure.php5 are: #!/bin/sh ./configure \ --with-apxs2 \ ...
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Using IUS repos with CentOS5 and Webmin, how should I set up Yum Priorities?

Following hobodave's excellent answer to this question - Upgrade Centos 5 tot PHP 5.2 or 5.3 [recommended way?] - I'm just wondering how I should set up my Yum Priorities so that IUS takes precedent ...
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What are the logs to check for a hung LAMP server?

I'm running Centos 5.7. I'm running Apache, MySQL, PHP, Courier-IMAP, Qmail and Plesk control panel in a typical Web hosting server setup. It gets hung often. I had to restart the server via the ...
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Python multithreading not working on VPS server

I am running an python multithreaded application with multiple processes which scrapes data from some websites. While running on my localhost It works great, but on the vps server I am using( Centos ...
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Random CentOS 5.x Server Hangs

I have a CentOS 5.8-based VPS and for 4 months I have been facing random system hangs every 2 or 3 days; then I need to reset the VPS through its control panel. How and where can I start debugging ...
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/lib64/libuuid.so.1: no version information available (required by /lib64/libblkid.so.1)

When i try to run umount I got a warning message: /lib64/libuuid.so.1: no version information available (required by /lib64/libblkid.so.1) How to correct this ? I use CentOS 5.8 64-bit.
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CentOS 5.7 issues with iptables

I'm trying to set up IPTables on a new CentOS server. This server will function as an FTP server that I need to be accessible from the outside, however, I want to lock down SSH to only accept internal ...
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MySQL is converting MyISAM tables to INNODB automatically

I recently upgraded MySQL server on CentOS 5 with MySQL 5.0.96 After upgrade when i am trying to import old database dump which has got both MyISAM and INNODB tables in a single database, MySQL is ...
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PhantomJS on CentOS 5.5 (glibc and libstdc++ versions)

I'm trying to run PhantomJS on CentOS, but I get the following: ./phantomjs: /usr/lib64/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.11' not found (required by ./phantomjs) ./phantomjs: ...
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PHP 5.4 on CentOS 5 - GD Not Working

I installed PHP 5.4: rpm -qa | grep php php-common-5.4.6-1.el5.remi php-5.4.6-1.el5.remi php-cli-5.4.6-1.el5.remi Here's my php-m output: php -m PHP Warning: PHP Startup: curl: Unable to ...
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Error while installing php-xml on CentOS 5.5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CentOS 5.6: How to resolve php53 RPM dependency conflict with php-mcrypt and php-common? I am trying to use the PHP DOMDocument Class, which requires the installation of ...
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Is this Mysql database server load too high?

I'm running a php website. I have two servers. Please help me to check is this Mysql Database Server load too high? I found the mysql CPU usage is always higher than 100%. Any suggestions to ...
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iptables error: No chain/target/match by that name?

After running following command: iptables -t nat -I POSTROUTING -m state --state NEW -p tcp --dport 25 -o eth0 -m statistic --mode nth --every 5 -j SNAT --to-source 173.224.222.45 I get following ...
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How Do I Invoke Berkeley Database 1.85 Compatibility Mode Under CentOS 5?

I have been trying to work with databases that were created under Berkeley Database 1.85 so that I can convert them to MySQL. I believe the files are Berkeley DB 1.85 under CentOS 5 for the following ...
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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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Setting up a dns server on CentOs 5.8

I'm having some problems with setting up my dns server on my vps (CentOs 5.8 32 bit) I have configured a dns zone with the ISPConfig 3 wizard. My name servers are registered at my domain registrar ...
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Ping on centOS resolving instead of returning “unknown host”

On my local machine (Ubuntu) if I were to ping a hostname that is non-existent, the ping command returns $ ping somefakedomain.com.au ping: unknown host somefakedomain.com.au However the same ...
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Permissions on phpmyadmin

I installed the phpmyadmin folder in the /var/www/html/ directory and I recently chmod 'd everything in the html directory to 777. At first I realized that phpmyadmin won't run if you allow outside ...
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Centos 5.5 - Smartctl/hdparm strange behavior with both HDDs

I found out one of our servers was down today due to a HDD failure. The only thing I could see on console the was: scsi 0:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to dead device. This server has 2 HDDs with a software ...
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spf issue postfix

Received-SPF: none (domain of deens1.chickenkiller.com does not designate permitted sender hosts) Received-SPF: pass (google.com: best guess record for domain of root@deens1.chickenkiller.com ...
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Installing Ajenti fails because of python dependencies which aren't found

I'm trying to install Ajenti http://ajenti.org I've followed the instructions on their website but when I do: yum install ajenti I get this: python26-greenlet-0.3.4-trunk.i386 from ajenti has ...
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Apache Security Patch update in centos version 5.4

I am running centos version 5.4 with apache version 2.2.3, I want to get latest security patches for this apache version. I checked the last update for apache via rpm -q --changelog httpd | less ...
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How to run unprivileged scripts from rc.local at system boot?

I've set up my /etc/rc.local to start some services using a couple of scripts to bring my system up on reboot. One script runs as root and starts nginx, mysql, php etc... and works fine. The other ...
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iptables not allowing outgoing packets on 1194

I am trying to setup openvpn and am making some good progress. I'm not at the point yet where I am testing the tunnel- i am firstly making sure that the ports are all set correctly through the ...
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Trying to install phpmyadmin on centos - mysqli missing

Here is the error I get when trying to open my phpmyadmin directory: phpMyAdmin - Error The mysqli extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration. I have done the steps in the following ...
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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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Centos how to set default permissions for specific folder

I have a centos server that one of my apps creates files in a tmp folder. The files are always created with the permissions r--r--r-- and i need all the new files in this directory to be created with ...
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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 ...