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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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Cloud-init not executing on Fedora 16

Cloud init does not come with the base instance I uploaded from Amazon(Fedora 16 x86_64), so I installed using sudo yum install cloud-init Now when I launch this instance via ec2-run-instance -f ...
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SSH into Fedora 17 will not work with new users

I just deployed a new Fedora 17 server on the Amazon EC2. I was able to log in as ec2-user with my generated keypair, but I cannot log in under normal circumstances as a user I created. This is just ...
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801 views

Nothing happening in CRON

I put in a command for crontab but nothing seems to be happening. #vi /etc/crontab SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin MAILTO=root HOME=/ # For details see man 4 crontabs # Example of ...
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Installing lsyncd on 64bit Amazon Ec2

I am trying to install lsyncd (http://code.google.com/p/lsyncd/) on my Amazon EC2, Amaozn Linux AMI 64bit. And during the make process I am reciving this error which I cannot decrypt. It installed ...
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3gp file streaming server in Fedora

I want to set up a streaming server to stream 3gp videos on-demand. I've tried using ffmpeg, but it seems ffmpeg doesn't support 3gp streaming. It gives an error saying Codec for stream 0 does not ...
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How can I close a port that appears to be orphaned by Xvfb?

I'm running Xvfb on a FC8 Amazon EC2 image. On occasion Xvfb will crash (unable at the moment to find out the reason for the crash), and after crashing the TCP port will appear to be orphaned. I'm ...
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546 views

Fedora + Nginx + Wordpress virtual host on EC2 generating links to actual host name

I'm currently trying to set up a virtual host in Nginx so that I can run a wordpress server as though it were on a different domain. The problem I'm currently having is that the wordpress server, ...
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On Amazon EC2, using the Ruby on Rails Fedora AMI image, where is the mongrel_rail process getting launched?

I can't figure out where the the mongrel_rails process is getting started on an Amazon EC2 box. I am launching this instance: Ruby on Rails Web Starter (AMI Id: ami-bf3968fa) I think there is a non ...
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107 views

Differences between Fedora servers

I'm using Amazon EC2 and trying to choose a machine image (AMI) for my project. It seems all their LAMP AMIs are Fedora Core 4, but this seems like quite an old version, considering the current ...
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Upgrading Fedora on Amazon to 12 but getting libssl.so.* & libcrypto.so.* are missing

I am upgrading to Fedora 12 on a Amazon EC2 using help here: http://www.ioncannon.net/system-administration/894/fedora-12-bootable-root-ebs-on-ec2/ I managed to do a 64 bit instance OK, however ...
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863 views

/dev/random is missing after an upgrade

I'm having problems with an upgraded fedora system. Recently Amazon added EBS based images and I decided to give it a try. I launched a basic FC8 instance and upgraded it with yum. First up to FC10 ...
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ln -s not working under /mnt/

I'm following this tutorial to set up a LAMP stack on EC2 with persistent storage on EBS. It all works well when doing it step by step. But in case you want to mount your EBS under /mnt instead of ...
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310 views

Starting services with parameters on Fedora

I recently installed memcached and I want it to run by default on my Fedora LAMP server (Amazon EC2 Instance) I've set it up in my init script doing the following: chkconfig --level 4 memcached on ...
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Why is FC8 AMI bigger than FC6?

I've been using an Amazon EC2 image (AMI) based on Fedora Core 6 for a long time now, but I would like to update to FC8 or FC10. The problem is, when I went through the excellent upgrade instructions ...