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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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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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balanced (currentness vs. stability) linux server distribution

I am a long-time user of Gentoo, both on the desktop and server. As a software engineer, I love its flexibility and customizability (as well as the fact that it is bleeding edge and a rolling ...
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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 ...
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Apple XServe, Installing Linux on it? [closed]

Basically, I will be running multiple VM's on my XServe. I wanted the Main OS to be very lightweight and not a memory hog. I am not sure but I feel like OS X Server is not very lightweight, also ...
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How to install Fedora's fedpkg on Ubuntu?

Looking to pull the source code from Fedora to a Ubuntu system and discovered I need to run fedpkg to get the latest source. However I have no idea how to do this on my Ubuntu 10.04 system. Short of ...
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787 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 ...
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498 views

Looking for scsitools (specifically scsiinfo) for Fedora / Centos

I am looking for the scsitools package for fedora. Ubuntu has such a .deb named "scsitools". Specifically I need to find out the vendor, serial number etc. of hard disks connected to a machine. ...
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Apple Open Directory and FOSS desktops

Is it possible, (seeing as Apple Open Directory is LDAP), to manage the users names and passwords for Ubuntu and Fedora based systems?
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Ubuntu : Add, edit, delete in var/www directory issue

I just installed Ubuntu with LAMP, to use it as development and test server. Under terminal and using : sudo, I created a php test file and it's working, but I can't copy files using the graphical ...
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350 views

How to build a hot swap server using Linux

I have a requirement wherein we have to provide servers with hotswap, i.e. 2 redundant servers running a set of applications and database (MySQL in this case) and one should take control when the ...
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What is wrong with this Vhost setting?

I posted a question about this issue earlier but i am pasting the vhost file here to show that i am going to the same location when i go to nacc.biz and kadence.tv if you look at the bottom of the ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.10 vs. Fedora Server 14 for Mono.NET app hosting in VM

Ubuntu Server 10.10 vs. Fedora Server 14 I want to create a web-server running Mono, MySQL 5.5 and OpenLDAP running as a VM (on VMWare Workstation). Searching “Ubuntu Server vs. Fedora Server” ...
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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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Record everything on command line centos /fedora/ ubuntu

we are 100% Linux user across the network and we do work round clock, what happens shift change next admin come to his shift on that time what all issues comes he get resolve the issues but they just ...
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Fedora vs Ubuntu vs Debian to host Subversion and Bugzilla over Apache

I'm not interested in a flame war of Ubuntu vs Fedora vs Debian vs whatever. What I am interested in is whether or not I should move my current Ubuntu server to Fedora or Debian. I have been able to ...
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p2v v2v v2p tool from open source? [closed]

we have centos, fedora, ubuntu server and desktop we are looking for good open source tool for p2v v2v v2p and we are not using vmware here only we use xen or kvm. Same of the server shifted to new ...
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3answers
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CentOS, Debian or Fedora for an Ubuntu User? [closed]

I've got the choice of these three systems for a VPS package I think I'm going to go with. My main experience is with Ubuntu so what do you recommend to go with? The VPS will basically be used for ...
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333 views

Local multi-distribution repository proxy

We have several linux workstations on the local network, with more on the way and I'd like to set up a local repository to save bandwidth and speed up installation and updates. However, we use CentOS ...
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8answers
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Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE comparison

It would be very usefull as a starting point if I can get a comparison of the most used Linux distributions today. What are the differences between them and what are they traditionally good at?