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CentOS requires entering password twice for sudo, login

At every login or sudo prompt, the server always rejects the password when it is first supplied, but accepts it the second time. I found this thread which describes what seems to be the same problem, ...
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What URL do I use to PXE boot over http with CentOS 7 dvd?

I have this mount on my nginx server: /home/msh/CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1503-01.iso on /usr/share/nginx/www/iso type iso9660 (ro,relatime) so the root of the iso file system is one step in from the ...
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SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'admin'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I've changed the password for admin user of mysql in phpmyadmin and now I can't access neither my Plesk panel and neither mysql via ssh. The error it triggers is: SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied ...
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LInux OOM custom response

I'm running Apache webserver and would like to improve a little bit how the OOM situation is handled. I'm avare of the OOM scores and already did some customizations in that matter so when something ...
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SSH Connection Refused during Installing CentOS

I am re-installing CentOS 6.6 to upgrade from 5.6. I was using SSH and VNC to install the CentOS. Thus, I was trying to install CentOS 6.6 remotely. I tried to follow instructions in this link: ...
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manuly load dav_svn_module for subversion 1.8

Using Centos 6.6, Compiling source code of Subversion and make the changes in httpd.conf for subversion, after reloading the Apache server got the error:- file /of/apache/httpd.conf: Unknown DAV ...
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php-mbstring install - version conflict (Cent OS)

I am running CentOS 6.3 and I need to install mb-string for PHP. When I attempt to do this I get the following: [root@pixelark popups]# yum install php-mbstring Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
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SSL routines:SSL23_WRITE:ssl handshake failure, nginx on CentOS 7

First of all, what do I have: OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013 nginx version: nginx/1.6.2 CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406 (Core) and, for testing purposes, a self-signed certificate: openssl req ...
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FreeNX 0.7.3 under CentOS 6.3 - Negotiating link parameters

since some days I try to get freenx (CentOS package 0.7.3) running under CentOS 6.3. It is like found on many websites: First login is successfull, after that all login attempts fail with the ...
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CentOS 99% memory usage

for the past week my CentOS VPS has had 99% memory usage. [root@server ~]# free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 2048 2032 15 ...
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Update version of network manager

In shell on sever I see following error after launching several commands: Error: nmcli (1.0.0) and NetworkManager (0.9.9.1) versions don't match. Force execution using --nocheck, but the results are ...
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CPAN installation proble, HTTP::Message on CentOS

I have a perl script that needs a long list of prerequisites. While installing these, I am not getting past the installation of HTTP::Message When I run cpan HTTP::Message from the command line as ...
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CentOS Qemu+KVM lot of virtual machine processes

I am on host-machine with Centos 6.5, qemu+KVM and 2 virtual hosts in it (behind NAT). Both virtual hosts were configured with Virtual Machine Manager (one of them is with Windows 2003 and other with ...
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Bash script to kill specific process running longer than 5m [closed]

Hi I'm looking for a BASH script for CentOS 6.5 that kills a processes by name that's been running longer than 5 minutes. I asked this question before and received a response that doesn't work under ...
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Get full physical Ram memory with bash

I know some of you might find my question stupid but i need to know how much ram is installed on a centos box Yes i know it can easily be done by using the command awk '/MemTotal/{print $2}' ...
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OpenSSL 1.0.2.a and Centos5.7

I have an old version of Centos (5.7) and I would like to enable TLS 1.2 due to Google Chrome warning about TLS 1.0 I tried to update with yum but I can see that no OpenSSL 1.x could be installed ...
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Fail2ban critical exception - does not block ips

I'm trying to get fail2ban running on CentOS7 (no SELinux) and it uses firewalld. My goal is to set it to ban Asterisk password fails. Setup was default yum install fail2ban Config-wise I ONLY added ...
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How to test the value of LimitRequestFieldSize in Apache 2.4

I would like to test the value of LimitRequestFieldSize in Apache 2.4. I have tried setting it and was wondering if there was a straightforward way of calling its value from apache or testing it via ...
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Route traffic through private IP for only certain hosts - CentOS 6.6

I am having a weird problem which I cant figure out - so I was hoping someone here could give me a hand. First off the end goal is that a specific server in my network runs an IPSEC connection to ...
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system halt twice a week [on hold]

My system stop responding almost twice a week. following message is found in log, Apr 27 04:44:37 Helpdesk shutdown[29686]: shutting down for system halt Apr 27 04:44:39 Helpdesk modclusterd: ...
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extract/unpack archive file from rpm binary file on %post [migrated]

I'm creating an rpm for a php web application. And I need to run a php file on %post. But before I can do that, I need to unpack the archive file from the rpm file to execute the php file on %post, on ...
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Block Wordpress Updates by Server [migrated]

I've a server and I want to block all the Wordpress Sites Updates Notification (more than 150). I know there is a option in wp-config.php but I want to block all the updates. I put in hosts ...
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How to fix a failed package update in CentOS?

I have these problem when I want to update all packages: 1:php-eaccelerator-0.9.6.1-jason.4.x86_64 from utterramblings has depsolving problems Missing Dependency: php(zend-abi) = 20060613 is needed ...
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Installing mysql-devel to match MySQL version

I'm running MySQL 5.1.52 on CentOS 4.6 and I'm trying to install mysql-devel to match my MySQL version. If I do yum install mysql-devel it wants to upgrade MySQL to 5.1.58, yet if I do yum search ...
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Thorough search: nginx mainline & GeoIP repository for CentOS? [on hold]

I am looking for nginx repository that contains package built with --with-http_geoip_module and has mainline version of the package. I have searched for a while, and found several CentOS ...
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Assign ipv6 address to KVM guests on bridge mode

System: CentOS 6.5 Network: Bridge on br0 IPv6: ISP Native /64 block. IPv4: ISP address (not internal LAN) Purpose: To assign IPv6 only to guests (manually), I don't want ipv4 address to be ...
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ib_logfile corrupting every day, how can I find the cause? [on hold]

I'm running CentOS with cPanel/WHM installed. Every day I'm having a ib_logfile issue which stops MySQL working for just one site on the server - I found a fix to rename the logfiles every time then ...
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Error while bringing up eth1

I'm getting this error while bringing up my network card: (process:2550): WARNING **: _nm_object_get_property: Error getting 'State' for /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/3: (19) ...
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yum Error:rpmdb open failed [migrated]

I'm trying to run yum update and I'm running this error: rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run ...
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VPN error 619 - “A connection to the remote computer could not be established.”

Have been trying to get this PPTP VPN working on a CentOS 6 x64 VPS for a few days but im getting: "Error 619 - A connection to the remote computer could not be established." I did research on ...
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How to install pecl spidermonkey on CentOS 6

Running the following command: > sudo pecl install spidermonkey I receive the following error: ... ... a bunch of successful checks ... ... checking whether to enable spidermonkey support... ...
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How install libgnutls.so.26 on Centos 7.1?

I'm following this tutorial to install ffmpeg on my server. When I'm configuring the source I get the problem: ffmpeg headers not found. In that tutorial they say: To Fix: Just install ...
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nginx: php-fastcgi running but php files not executing

I have recently set up a nginx server with PHP running as FastCGI process. The server is running with HTML files however PHP files are downloading instead of displaying and PHP code is not processed. ...
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centos 6.4 amavis-new, clamav not function

i install on centos 6.4 amavis-new and clamav /etc/clamd.d/amavisd # cat amavisd.conf # Use system logger. LogSyslog yes # Specify the type of syslog messages - please refer to 'man syslog' # for ...
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WebApp won't compile in CentOS 7 server, but does compile in Windows

I am getting a "resource marked as read-only" error when I try to compile a war file on a CentOS 7 installation. But the same eclipse project does not throw any compilation error on Windows after I ...
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Library Dependency is different when checked via yum vs. rpm

I'm new here and am debugging something I've never seen before, so I'm hoping someone can show me where I'm going wrong. I've created a local yum repo for all my servers. The idea is to distribute ...
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Sendmail on CentOS puts incoming mail to domain clients into hidden queue, if they contain attachments [on hold]

Sendmail on CentOS, after working fine for years, puts incoming mail to users into long quarantine or hidden queue, if they contain attachments. Rebooting Apache and Sendmail a few times sometimes ...
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apply back firewall after iptables flush

yesterday i got my self locked from my own server. and than i try to flush iptables from another server to get it unlocked as this question response 3 times fail then lock After that, i cannot login ...
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Is it possible for a cronjob to start before MySQL starts?

I am on CentOS 7, and if I put: * * * * * python script.py It works. If I put: @reboot python script.py Then it says it cannot connect to MySQL. If I run it from command line too, it works. ...
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What is Slab, SReclaimable and SUnreclaim? What does Slab solve and how does it behave under load?

I have a server with 32 gigabytes of ram, with htop reporting 29 gigs used, with 4 gigs of swap in use as well. cat /proc/meminfo returns around 13 gigabytes of memory listed as SReclaiable. What ...
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CentOS 7: Write failed: Broken pipe on reboot

So I am trying to reboot on CentOS 7: $ sudo reboot Write failed: Broken pipe After I run the command, it waits 60 seconds for the timeout that is specified both on the server and client side, as ...
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puma init.d for centos 6 fails with runuser: user /var/log/puma.log does not exist

Trying to get a init.d/puma to work on Centos 6. It throws error runuser: user /var/log/puma.log does not exist I run this from the /srv/books/current folder but it fails. I tried to debug the ...
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Mount CIFS Host is down

I have an issue with a mount point that was previously configured. It shows the folder, but the mount is missing and holds "?" values for size, permissions, etc. So I tried to remount using cifs and ...
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CentOS 7 httpd /server-status limitations

I have got VPS (using CentOS 7 as my OS) and now I am configuring Munin (monitoring software). I ran into a little problem with Apache monitoring. Now I have got this cfg in my httpd.conf and ...
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Incomplete Page Loads in Apache and PHP

A client frequently loads our site on his iPhone and has troubles with incomplete page loads. I also sometimes on my laptop load up the home page and there's issues with our rotator due to an ...
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Sharing Collectd data with Apache on CentOS (SELinux)

My CentOS 7 VPS has SELinux enabled and is monitored by Collectd. It uses rrdtool to log the reported data. Pommi released a great solution that made me able to review all data on a webpage called CGP ...
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How I can Block all China to entry to my server [on hold]

How I can Block China to entry to my server ? All China country ? By ipset and iptables I want by this to avoid DDOS attacks OS: CentOS 6.6 Thanks.
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Centos 7.1 doesn't start [on hold]

tonight OVH have made some security update to all his VPS. Anyway, my VPS is offline since then. Now are around 12 hours that my VPS is offline. My system use Centos 7.1. I can use kvm, and these are ...
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OSSEC won't start, Error: queue not accessible

I'm trying to set up OSSEC on a CemtOS 6.5 server. This is to be installed as an agent, not a server or local instance. The package successfully installed and I created the clients.key file, but when ...
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What is the difference between `su` and `su -` in CentOS?

I tried to switch to 'root' in CentOS by running su. It does change to 'root', but it doesn't seem to be a real 'root' user. For example, by default, ifconfig command in /sbin is not found in the ...