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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 systemd run a command as root before launching a service as a different user? [closed]

I'm running svnserve on a Fedora 17 machine with the following systemd service file: [Unit] Description=Subversion Server After=syslog.target network.target [Service] User=svn Type=forking ...
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Fedora 21: Firewalld (firewall-cmd) won't PERMANENTLY assign interfaces to zones?

I installed Fedora on this one machine which is EXCLUSIVELY a gateway / firewall system. Following installation, I ran 'yum upgrade', and so it should be up to the very latest Fedora 21 - I'm a ...
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systemd to wait for command to complete before restart/shutdown or killing other processes

When I'm initiating "reboot" or "poweroff", systemd is killing all the processes, but I need it to wait for one particular application to finish before stopping other services. Actually, I want ...
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Is Fedora a bad choice for a server?

I'm taking over IT responsibilities at a small company. Most of the servers appear to be running various releases of Fedora (file servers, backup servers, oracle servers, etc). I don't have much ...
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Is there a big difference in working with Fedora and Debian servers?

Is there a big difference in working with Fedora and Debian servers? Does either have better community support?
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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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selinux disabled, but still enforcing?

I have some systems where, for various reasons, we want to completely disable selinux. To date, this has worked like a champ, with always using selinux=0 in the kickstarts and ensuring that ...
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What for is /etc/resolv.conf needed in newest Centos and Fedora?

In newest Fedora and Centos configuration of dns is in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcg-eth0 (or other interface config). So what for is still /etc/resolv.conf needed. Since its no longer used. (I ...
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Failed to configure CA certificate chain

I'm trying to setup SSL on fedora with apache. In my vhost... SSLCertificateFile /your/path/to/crt.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /your/path/to/key.key SSLCertificateChainFile ...
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JSP / Tomcat / Apache setup overview on Fedora Core

For someone with so much Java experience, boy do I feel clueless - thanks in advance for your help in my grocking the present (Feb, 2010) JSP environment. Here's what I am hoping to learn: Do I ...
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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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Why I can't edit the file though I have permissions to do it?

These are permissions: $ ls -l | grep view.tmpl -rw-rw-r-- 1 apache devel 1057 2009-04-30 00:39 view.tmpl I(lexsys) am in group developers: $ cat /etc/group | grep devel ...
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Getting 403 on apache with php on fedora 17

I put the projects on ~/public_html/project and create a soft-link in /var/www/html/project which point to ~/public_html/project. my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf is shown below ServerRoot "/etc/httpd" ...
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Anonymous user with proftpd on fedora

I am trying to setup an anonymous user account on our server to enable people to downlaod technical manuals for our products etc. and I would like this to be as secure as possible! I was just ...
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Cron Job not Running

I can run this command from CLI with not problem on the fedora box but not from a Cron: /usr/bin/php /var/www/support_web/api/cron.php This is the cron output: Output from command /usr/bin/php ...
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Problems upgrading from PHP 5.1.6 to 5.2.9

I have a web server running Fedora Core 5 (yes, I know it's very old) and it was running PHP 5.1.6 so I downloaded and compiled the source for 5.2.9 and restarted the server and phpinfo() still ...
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Configuration of spamassassin on Fedora 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing spamassassin on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. The official documentation ...
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Bizzare routing: EITHER accepts emails OR sends depending if NetworkManager is running

Due to an otherwise unrelated hardware failure (long story) I've been forced to return an older Fedora Core system into service as a mail server. It's primary service is as a file server and Samba ...
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Detect process that is doing an outbound DDoS attack [duplicate]

My web host has informed me that my Fedora server is the source of an outbound DDoS attack on somebody. The web host didn't give any other information. How can I find out what process is doing the ...
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Confusion Post FedoraCore Upgrade: NAT / port forwarding trouble, and POSTROUTING MASQUERADE has unexpected influence on forwarding ports

Following a gateway / firewall system's hardware failure, a younger version of Fedora Core (17) was installed on new hardware, and the old 'iptables' and system-config-firewall files from ...
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RAID 1 disk is marked as Spare after replacement

one of two disks in my RAID 1 died so I replaced it. When new disk has been added to array the sync process started and few minutes later it has become a Spare. How can I "force" the disk to be a ...
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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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DNS issue on Fedora 12? wget wordpress.org fails where wget www.google.com works

I'm administering a Fedora 12 box, but am quite new to networking specifics. Recently one of our WordPress apps hosted on our server has stopped being able to perform its auto-update or auto-download ...
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My web-page doesn't seem to be available on other computers (the www)

So, I thought I had everything covered to get my webpage (just a couple of lines of html) available to the www, but it seems i'm missing something and I really have no idea what. I set up my apache ...
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Remote Fedora system unresponsive, odd but consistent behavior when trying to log in

I have a bunch of websites running on a year-or-so old Fedora installation. Tonight, all the sites stopped responding. I've been trying to log in to investigate, but can't, and I'm clueless about what ...
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How do you set an environment variable for all users on Fedora?

I'm trying to set the ORACLE_HOME environment variable for my nagios daemon user (it's a nologin user). I've tried adding a script to export the variable in /etc/profile.d/oracle.sh (the execute bits ...
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Can not connect to tomcat server externally, [closed]

My Tomcat server is running on virtual server, this server is running on fedora machine. I have setted up everything on this machine to run tomcat, tomcat working well on local host. but i can not ...
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Route traffic between 2 network cards

Running Fedora 10 I have the following scenario. NIC A - Running on 10.11.0.1. DHCP Assigned. NIC B - No IP Specified Yet. The machines connected to NIC B needs to transport traffic between NIC ...
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Why does my Fedora HD come up as 124GB when it was created to be 700GB in Hyper-V?

Any ideas? How can I tell fedora to use 700GB, and do I have reformat to do this? Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg_computer-lv_root 124G ...
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DNS Server on Fedora 11

I recently upgraded my Fedora 10 server to Fedora 11 and am getting the following error in my DNS/named config. named[27685]: not insecure resolving 'fedoraproject.org/A/IN: 212.104.130.65#53 This ...