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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. ...
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tcpdump: out.pcap: Permission denied

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/issue Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle) Kernel \r on an \m (\l) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.6.10-2.fc17.i686 #1 SMP Tue Dec 11 18:33:15 UTC ...
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Mounting an old LVM hard drive in Fedora 17 gives error message

On Fedora 17, I am trying to mount a hard drive as slave using the following command: mount /dev/sda5 /mnt/fedora8 And I get this error: mount: unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member' How do I ...
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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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Possible to set size of ram disk?

When I do yum install MAKEDEV MAKEDEV ram fdisk -l /dev/ram I get the that it is 16MB. I am using MAKEDEV to get a block-device instead of tmpfs. Question Is it possible to set it to e.g. 1GB?
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Bind reverse ipv6 mapping, dig gives no answer, SERVFAIL

I am using Fedora 17 with Bind 9 installed, trying to configure a DNS and I already solved a problem: Bind DNS configuration, dig command don't resolve name Now ipv4 and ipv6 mapping works, ...
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auto start user(not root user) process on fedora boot

I have a VM running under Fedora OS. That VM has four users lets say(A, B, C, D). That VM has one process running under each user. So when that VM is rebooted, what should I do so that those process ...
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Bind DNS configuration, dig command don't resolve name

I am using Fedora 17 with bind 9. I tried to manually configure a DNS for a network, editing /etc/named.conf: options { listen-on port 53 { localhost; }; listen-on-v6 port 53 { ::1; }; directory ...
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openvpn WARNING: No server certificate verification method has been enabled

I tried to install openvpn on debian squeez (server) and connect from my fedora 17 as (client). Here is my configuration: server configuration (server.conf) # Serveur TCP proto tcp port ...
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Website reporting invalid https SSL certificate only on some machines

I've got a weird issue with a secure site, where some users reporting that their browsers are showing the site's SSL Certificate as being invalid. The site is running on a dedicated server running ...
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Can't share files with Samba

In my local LAN, trying to share folders from my Linux Server to a Windows PC. Samba daemon is listening: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program ...
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Modifying OpenLDAP ldif file throwing an error, but successfully configure?

I was configuring OpenLDAP on my Fedora 17. When doing this slaptest, I got this output: 50f16531 hdb_db_open: warning - no DB_CONFIG file found in directory /var/lib/ldap: (2). Expect poor ...
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Unable to SSH into EC2 instance on Fedora 17

I did following steps But I am not able to SSH to it(Same steps work fine on Fedora 14 image). I am getting Permission denied (publickey,gssapi-keyex,gssapi-with-mic) I created new instance using ...
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Mail server, binding postfix to an IP address, network unreachable

I configured a DNS service using bind. It works and I created a domain named test.com . The problem is not in how I configured bind, I already have a positive feedback: I tested it using dig, which ...
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How to run Different congestion control algorithms in FEDORA 17?

I need to use different congestion control algorithms for tcp flow. How can I continue using those flow congestion algorithms from Fedora 11 in Fedora 17?
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Network aliases on boot on Fedora 17

We have a fedora server(Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle)) with a few aliases on the main NIC that don't get setup during boot. Here's my config: # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-em1* ...
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MariaDB installation failed in fedora17,No more mirrors to try

Iam trying to install mariadb in fedora17 using the following link : https://kb.askmonty.org/en/installing-mariadb-with-yum/#manually-importing-the-mariadb-signing-key It shows an error, there is ...
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Apache permission denied on Fedora 17 EC2 instance

I'm attempting to start Apache on a Fedora 17 EC2 instance via the standard: sudo systemctl start httpd.service but I'm getting the error "Job failed. See system journal and 'systemctl status' for ...
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Remote mouse pointer not visible in VNC [closed]

I used VNC desktops as a kind of collaboration server, as shared planning and pair programming environment for a long time. Now my latest iteration uses a KVM guest running Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle", ...
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error while starting xampp on fedora17 [closed]

I currently installed xampp on my fedora (64 bit) system. i edited out the following code to make it 64 bit compatible. # XAMPP is currently 32 bit only #case `uname -m` in # *_64) # if ...