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Why don't RedHat 5.x compiled Ruby-binaries work on Fedora 17?

I have compiled Ruby 2.0.0p247-binaries on a RedHat Enterprise Linux 5-system. When I require 'net/https' on this same system, everything is fine. The binaries have been installed on a common ...
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2answers
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How can I mirror a yum repository but download only the newest versions of each package?

I would like to mirror the following Yum/RPM repositories at http://yum.puppetlabs.com/ : http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6/products/ http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6/dependencies/ ...
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0answers
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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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0answers
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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. ...
0
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0answers
190 views

How to fix rubygems.rb:1070:in `require': closed stream (IOError)?

I deployed a Rails app to a Red Hat server. It worked fine for over a week and then the server was automatically restarted during the weekend and now the app won't work. I was getting this error: ...
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3answers
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AUFS missing in Redhat Fedora, is there an alternative way of stacking directories?

I can't find Aufs in Redhat's Fedora, or any other stackable filesystem for that matter. It seems this is due to relabelling limitations of SELinux. Is there a way to achieve similar without ...
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1answer
55 views

SElinux policy to grant read access to /etc/my.cnf for httpd

How can I modify the SElinux policy to allow httpd to read /etc/my.cnf? Background: My web application connects to a mysql database. Instead of hardcoding the credentials in the code, they are stored ...
0
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0answers
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I have a redhat FC4 but I can't login with root user, even after reseting password

I have a FC4 OS which I don't know its "root" password I have cleared the password by deleting /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow technique and when I try to login using "root" user, the FC4 message me ...
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1answer
35 views

How to configure named secondary interface on rhel or fedora

I want to create a named interface file such that the output from ifconfig shows vlan10:HR or vlan10:Desks. I know how to create this in sales with Ifcfg-vlan10 Ipaddr_0=x.x.x.x Netmask_0=y.y.y.y ...
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2answers
502 views

ssl-cert package (self signed certificates) for rpm/fedora

In Debian/Ubuntu, my deb packages depend on the ssl-cert package, to provide some self-signed https certificates, if nothing else. From the Debian page: This package enables unattended installs of ...
3
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1answer
763 views

Linux (Ubuntu vs CentOS) LDAP Client for 389-ds - password policy

389-ds on Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running. Enabled Fine-grained password policies and User must change password after reset for the whole tree. Created test user afterwards. Login from CentOS ...
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3answers
357 views

yum fails installing php53-devel.x86_64

I need to recompile php on a Fedora server because I need to use the --enable-zip flag. When trying to install the devel package, I get the following message. This is after a 'yum clean all': yum ...
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1answer
350 views

Start TLS and 389 Directory

I'm trying to configure Start TLS on 389 Directory server, but I'm having all sorts of issues. I've been following this doc: ...
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2answers
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do centos bug fixes get included in RedHat / Fedora?

I was wondering do CentOS bug fixes get pushed upstream to RedHat or Fedora? I imagine it's up to the maintainers of RHEL/Fedora, but I wanted to know the direction bug fixes get applied between ...
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1answer
91 views

Red Hat Directory Server and 389 Directory Server, differences

Red Hat Directory Server and 389 Directory Server are the same product? Or what is the difference between them?
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4answers
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Can I set up Fedora or Centos repos in RHEL6?

I have a RHEL6 box with no subscription to Red Hat Network. I want to install gcc using yum to resolve all the complex dependencies. Can I connect to Fedora or Centos repositories to install software? ...
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1answer
274 views

How to debug ~/dotfiles causing gdm login to gnome 3 to fail

I recently had a problem with my Fedora Core 15 linux machine where something in my dotfiles got corrupted and caused a freeze on login from gdm such that the box would never get to the desktop. I've ...
1
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1answer
788 views

apparmor on fedora / rhel / centos

My application relies heavily on AppArmor for security. I use Ubuntu to host it myself, but I have gotten requests from others that want to host in on a Fedora or RHEL machine. Now I am aware that ...
1
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2answers
124 views

Does the model name agree with the architecture of this server via /proc/cpuinfo?

Ignoring the model name, it appears this cloud server has 4 single core processors without hyperthreading. However the model name indicates that it's quad core. I'm not the system admin so I didn't ...
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5answers
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RHEL 6: View boot messages “behind” the splash screen

I know there was a way to do the above in Fedora. I cannot for the life of me remember what the key was; nor can I find documentation via a web search.
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1answer
118 views

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (or CentOS) contains Fedora Core RPMS?

I've a system that has numerous RPMs with the label .fc6 - but it is an RHEL 5.4 system. It is not impossible that it was updated from CentOS 5, but can't be certain. Others are labeled with .el5 and ...
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1answer
401 views

Guide for switching from RedHat/CentOS/Fedora to Ubuntu server

I recently switched from CentOS to Ubuntu, mainly to get newer packages but keep system stability. Can anyone point to a list (or submit one) of changes between these platforms, like instead of x ...
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8answers
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What is the equivalent for “service servicename start” that Fedora/RHEL/CentOS uses for Debian/Ubuntu?

What is the equivalent for "service servicename start" that Fedora/RHEL/CentOS uses for Debian/Ubuntu? I've just read on some question here on serverfoault that using /etc/init.d/service is obsolete, ...