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Zabbix-server-mysql can't allocate shared memory - Access denied

I'm trying to run an instance of zabbix-server-mysql on Fedora 20, but Zabbix keeps saying that cant allocate shared memory space for history cache due to an Access Denied error. i'm sure that the ...
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Fedora 15 openssl heartbleed [closed]

I am running a fedora 15 2.6.32-042stab081.3 x64, I have OpenSSL 1.0.0j-fips 10 May 2012 which I understand to not be infected. However every test tool out there is reporting the site maybe ...
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My virtual users can't Chroot()

I'm configuring a Proftp server in a Fedora 20 Linux server. All my real users are loging in perfectly but not the case with the virtual users. Virtaul users are in the SQL table and mod_sql.c is ...
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Supervisord on Fedora configuration error

I am trying to install supervisor on my Fedora 17, using this link as reference: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-and-manage-supervisor-on-ubuntu-and-debian-vps It ...
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Linux MD Raid same device detection

Linux md raid driver delays recovery/verification of multiple devices if they share the same parent device. We have setup where disks are pationed via device mapper, they use bcache, etc.. and ...
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Upgrading PHP on Fedora [closed]

I have a Fedora server running PHP 5.3.13 and Wordpress. I would like to upgrade the PHP version to 5.3.18 or higher. This is the system information: $ uname -a Linux xxx.com 2.6.40.6-0.fc15.x86_64 ...
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How to set umask for php-fpm in fedora 19

I cannot find where to set umask (to set proper permissions to files created by php scripts) in Fedora 19. (specifically, I want new files to have the permissions 664)
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Add my User to www-data group on fedora? [duplicate]

So I am setting up a localhost for web development on my Fedora 20 desktop. I have installed httpd and so forth... The issue I have is adding my user to the /var/www and to /var/www/html. I looked ...
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Firewall issue for port 25 on Fedora FC15

I am trying to test/set up my mail server. I am currently running into an issue when trying to telnet into my server on port 25. Here is netstat output for port 25 # netstat -plnt | grep :25 tcp ...
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How to configure SELinux to allow specific services to communicate with Avahi?

I have a service, running on a Fedora 20 machine, that when started attempts to register services with Avahi. This works perfectly if my service is started while SELinux is in permissive mode, but the ...
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Fedora 17 postfix postgresql support

I have been reading this : http://wiki.dovecot.org/moin.cgi/DovecotPostgresql I decide to use the postgresql instead of mysql Is there anyone who is using dovecot with postifx running virtual users ...
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FC14 and yum dependancies

I've got my hands on an FC14 machine and I've been trying to get yum working on it over the past couple of days. The machine (which is an appliance) shipped with a conflicting package to ...
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Cannot connect to fedora via ssh (iptables) [closed]

I recently ssh-ed into my fedora machine at work. I ran the command: systemctl start iptables.service Now I can't ssh back into the machine. So far ssh has been my only way to access the machine. ...
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Fedora 14 Repository List

I've got a machine running FC14 and trying to set up yum on it without much luck. I'm aware that the FC14 repo's have all gone archive though it's not possible to upgrade this box as it's an appliance ...
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Unable to connect to an Oracle XE database from another PC, or a local program / webpage

I've installed an Oracle 11g XE on a Linux Fedora machine, successfully created a user, and imported a database into it. My ultimate goal here is to connect an existing PHP website (also residing on ...
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How can I view CentOS update RPM security metadata?

I'm interested in getting useful output from the commands on this page while using CentOS: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/redhat-fedora-centos-linux-yum-installs-security-updates/ By default, it seems ...
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Unable to join Fedora 20 machine to Active Directory with realmd

I don't know a lot about Active Directory, but I have some basic knowledge of what it does. I have been trying to join a Fedora 20 machine to the domain, and have been having some issues. I ran the ...
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What accounts does clamav use on different Linux distros

I'm trying to fix a problem in a Chef recipe for installing / configuring ClamAV which is caused by the recipe using the wrong default user/group name for the clam service account on some platforms. ...
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Permission settings for Apache in Fedora

I'm using Apache locally (so it only listens on localhost) for development purposes. I have my web applications (wordpress in this case) in my home directory. Now, I've read the advice of making ...
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caching nameserver complains dumping master file: tmp-4H4fMHn0WI: open: permission denied

This is a Fedora 19 server acting as the name server (among other things) for a small network. Bind is working just fine as a caching name server for this small network. In case it matters, the ...
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PXE booting of Linux OSs using NFS (Ubuntu works, but not Debian and Fedora)

I have created functional PXE servers on both Ubuntu and Debian that are able to host Ubuntu 10.04.4 (32 and 64 bit) as well as the Offline NT Password/Regedit disk. Now I am attempting to install ...
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How do I properly setup PHP in my Linux Fedora 19 server? [closed]

The Problem: This has been going on for quite some time. I only got the installation right once, and after that, it either: PHP pages show the PHP codes (not the current error, but I've experienced ...
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nginx: no permission to bind port 8090 but it binds to 80 and 8080

I'm struggling with some strange permission related behavior: when I configure nginx to listen to port 8080 everything works as expected, but when I use any other port I get something like 2014/01/10 ...
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Packages with no name listed by yum

In my Fedora 20 system I see these two packages with no names (and with no version one): [user@notebook ~]$ sudo yum list installed|grep rawhide 0.10.23-2.fc19 ...
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How to Setup Linux Server As A Router with NAT

We have a simple router which has NAT of symmetric type, but because this router doesn't provide us with any debugging interface, we cannot figure out if a specific packet reaches the NAT or not. ...
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How to be able to use IPMI yet have graphics acceleration with a discrete graphics card?

In my lab, we have a compute server (two of them, but identical in config) running Fedora 19, built on the Supermicro H8QGI-F and 4 x AMD Opteron 6272s. It has an nVidia GT 610 discrete graphic card, ...
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Can I automate emailing of critical errors with systemd journal?

Fedora OS introduces journalctl as the new way to log error messages. I learn about this recently when I performed an upgrade. var/log/messages and many other log files are now combined into a ...
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Correctly setting the hostname - Fedora 20 on Amazon EC2

Context I have a Fedora 20 cloud image running on Amazon EC2 (henceforth called the "instance"). And I have some uncertainty about persistently setting its hostname. Goal In this case, let's say I ...
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Can't do “yum update” in Fedora running in VirtualBox

I just made a clean install of Fedora 20 as a VM in VirtualBox. I set up the VM to use NAT as part of the network configuration in VirtualBox. At first I could ping google.com, but could not browse ...
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Can I overwrite a “make install” PHP with “yum” PHP?

I've tried to install PHP by downloading the .gz file from another computer, transferring it over to the Linux PC, and doing the tar, ./configure, make, and make install process. But I dun goof'd ...
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ovirt vdsm vlan - cant create virtual lan only wan port

I installed ovirt 3.3 on fedora 19 on my server. The Server has one ethernet connection, and it is a WAN so I don't have a LAN ip, or DHCP. I set a bridged interface (ovirtmgmt) on this interface ...
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how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf

how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf I have fedora distribution installed and can see e1000e module loaded automatically in the system. Is there a configuration which ...
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Error while restarting httpd in fedora 8 [closed]

I want to create subdomain on my local machine(OS is Fedora 8) say test.localhost Before i made following changes i started httpd.Open localhost in browser.It was showing apache2 page.But i have not ...
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changing port on sendmail and checking it to make sure it works

I am using smart_host and it(mail.myotherdomain.com) is listening on PORT 26 I have put these two lines in my /etc/mail/sendmail.mc define(`SMART_HOST',`mail.myotherdomain.com')dnl ...
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How to properly look for an info about auditd being turned off from init?

I have a mystery on my hands. One day /etc/rc5.d/S11auditd became /etc/rc5.d/K88auditd and no one takes responsibility for it. It looks like it just happened by itself, which is hardly plausible and ...
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I am not able to connect to my server from my leased line internet connection

I am having some troubles connecting to my Fedora server from my static IP ISP connection. Usually I can ping that server with no problems. But other times it just gives me timeout responses. When ...
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How to limit access to the private ssh key using SELinux policies?

I'm using Fedora distro - with its preinstalled SELinux policies. I want to limit unsecured access to my private keys in ~/.ssh folder - to prevent leaking by possible malware, that may run under my ...
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Static lease IP dhcp within dynamic range pool

I am using fedora 13. I want to statically bind a MAC to IP. Now the problem is if the IP is within the range pool, it may get allocated to some other host also. For that I use a tweak, where I ...
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Obtain backtrace from httpd?

In my /var/log/httpd/error_log in Fedora 19 I have several child segmentation faults recorded. How can I get a backtrace for these when they occur?
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How can I secure the dracut shell?

When there are errors during the initrd part of a system boot, dracut will drop to a shell (so you can fix things). Is there a way to require a password before going into the shell, in the manner ...
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How to find what is using linux swap or what is in the swap?

I have virtual linux (Fedora 17) server with 28GB RAM and 2GB swap. The server is running mysql db that is set up to use most of the RAM. After some time running the server starts to use swap to swap ...
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Kickstart: ifcfg-eth0 file genorated by kickstart when install from network but from initrd when install form USB

When I install Fedora 19 with a kickstart file and via network, the generated ifcfg-eth0 file is genorated by the kickstart: # Generated by parse-kickstart However if I use the same kickstart file ...
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xen-create-image does not create inird or initramfs image and domU does not starts with system image

I have Fedora 19 as Dom0. To create image I run # xen-create-image --hostname=debian-wheezy --memory=512Mb --dhcp --size=20Gb --swap=512Mb --dir=/xen --arch=amd64 --dist=wheezy After generation ...
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Upgrading Fedora Server 17 to 19 with FedUp

I want to get Fedora Server 19 for PHP 5.5 but my VPS only offers Fedora 17. From a fresh install could it cause trouble to just straight upgrade to 19? (or -> 18 -> 19) Linuxwise I don't know any ...
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Systemctl hangs trying to start MySQL on Fedora

When I try to start Mysql on Fedora via systemctl start mysqld.service, it hangs indefinitely and never starts. Running mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables & or mysqld_safe --nowatch --basedir=/usr ...
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Creating bootable Fedora USB with persistent storage

I am attempting to burn the full Fedora 19 x86_64 DVD iso to a USB drive and have a separate partition on it for a kickstart file / other media that will be installed in the kickstart process. With ...
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Kickstart installation from USB — Kickstart location

After managing to get a Fedora ISO to rebuild successfully (for a USB stick) after adding a kickstart file (http://serverfault.com/questions/548405/), I now have an issue with locating the kickstart ...
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Fedora nfs mount disappears

I have a small host running Fedora 18 (3.6.11), with nfs server set to serve /mnt/dir. The problem on the client running Fedora (3.11.6) after just a minute or so the mount disappears. SELinux is ...
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Rebuild Fedora 19 ISO adding Kickstart for USB install

I am attempting to edit a Fedora 19 DVD ISO to add a kickstart file. I then need this ISO burnt to a USB stick for instillation. The error I get when booting is Warning: Could not boot. Warning: ...
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What's removing stuff from /var/run at reboots from a fedora machine?

I am running a FC18 machine on which I am testing a piece of software (smf-sav, a milter) keeping part of its working files under /var/run/smf-sav/. That directory keeps disappearing after reboots. ...