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I can't access my computer through specific port

On Fedora 18 I tried to access port 1521, so I opened the following port on my firewall: $ sudo iptables -I INPUT -i eth0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1521 -j ACCEPT $ sudo service iptables save and $ ...
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I can connect to Samba server but cannot access shares.

I'm having trouble getting samba sharing working to access shares. I have setup a stand-alone box running Fedora 16 to use as a file-sharing and web development server. It needs to be able to share ...
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How to establish firewall rules that accepting 11211 port in intranet for memcached ( Fedora)?

I am new for fedora and backend. And i have a job recently, to build a game server via linode. The current setup is 2 linode + 1 nodebalancer, I have a memcached server on each linode and I have setup ...
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Configuring firewallD in Fedora 18/19

I am new to firewallD and have been going through the documentation but I thought maybe I can discuss some things here with everyone. So I see that firewalld has now replaced the iptables service as ...
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mdadm raid6 array reports incorrect size in df -h after grow

I've recently grown a 5x 3tb mdadm raid6 array (8tb) with a sixth disc in fedora 18, and after full rebuild and check, "mdadm --detail /dev/md127" returns the below: Version : 1.2 Creation ...
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ntp.conf being rewritten in Fedora

Something rewrites my ntp.conf on reboot. It's easy to google that DHCP client may do it, and there is a simple solution for that. Just including -N option into dhcpcd_eth in /etc/conf.d/net should be ...
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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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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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Selinux interfering with vboxwebsrv or phpvirtualbox

I have a brand new installation of Fedora 18, with a brand new installation of Virtualbox 4.2. I have spent a painful few hours trying to get phpVirtualBox working. Apache 2.4 and PHP 5.4 are ...
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Switch between network configurations via command line in fedora 17

I have two different setups I use on my work laptop; one enables synergy over an ethernet ssh tunnel with my work computer on the local network, and the other opens an HTTP tunnel to my work computer ...
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Troubleshooting a slow database server with no load

I'm getting ready to soft launch my website and I've run into some problems with what I think is being caused by my MySQL database running on Fedora. All websites run fine, just as I'd expect, but ...
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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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apache : disable mod_deflate - [error] an unknown filter

I am running apache with mod_pagespeed on fedora (14), and I am getting the error message: [error] an unknown filter was not added: DEFLATE a lot. I know this is because mod_deflate is not loaded, ...
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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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Fedora 18 - Connection Manager's OpenVPN configuration File

Where does the Connection Manager on Fedora 18 store the OpenVPN configuration that the GUI produced? Thank you!
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my.cnf being ignored (fedora)

Because I'm getting errno=24 on a few queries in my testing environment (Fedora 18 running mysql-server.x86_64 5.5.31-1.fc18), I'm trying to increase the open files limit for mysqld. I have already ...
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OpenSSH Can't Connect on Fedora 17

Having trouble SSH'ing to an internal server that is outside of an enterprise level firewall. I have a fresh install of Fedora 17. Here is the command I'm running: ssh ...
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OCFS2/GFS2 dlm_join_lockspace no fence domain

Ripping my hair out on a new Pacemaker/cman/(OCFS2|GFS) config. I can't use the Pacemaker integration with OCFS2, since the Fedora team, in their wisdom, decided to remove the .pcmk. Supposedly, I ...
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Fedora. Remove file containing dollar sign

Cannot remove a file nor a directory containing it. output of ls -la: -????????? ? ? ? ? ? 1221036243.V905I191359M574755.domain.com:2$ UPDATE 1 [root@domain ...
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How to prioritize SSH to work in the event of high CPU load

I'm encountering a weird problem where a Fedora Linux VPS server reports 100% CPU, and effectively becomes unusable, but I don't know why because the high load prevents me from SSHing into it to see ...
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Why do I get “Error 'configure:3485: error: C compiler cannot create executables'” when I install Ruby 1.9.3 on Fedora 12?

When trying to install Ruby 1.9.3 on Fedora 12, following "Complete Guide to install Ruby 1.9.3 on CentOS", I get the following error when running the command ./configure: $ ./configure checking ...
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Upgrading Fedora distribution with yum distro-sync fails with Error: Protected multilib versions

Using these instructions we are carrying out a yum upgrade on a Slicehost slice (NB. this is not a Rackspace vhost, if it was we could probably just do a standard install of the latest Fedora distro) ...
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How do you validate fstab without rebooting?

I modified /etc/fstab. I verified the new devices and I can mount them with the mount command. How may I validate the modifications made to /etc/fstab ?
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Fedora Linux 18: firewalld Blocking All Ports After firewall-cmd --enable

In an attempt to gain VNC access to a remote box I threw this silly command at its firewalld over ssh i.e. $ firewall-cmd --enable 5903:tcp Now I cannot ssh, ping or curl the server. Whoops. Can ...
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Softirq has raisen without reason

Monitoring munin stats I found that on CPU's graph there was softirq value increased. What might be the reason? Currently I am experiencing problems with mysql cpu consumption. But how those things ...
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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 ...
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Fedora 17 ifconfig eth0 returns an error message, why did linux change eth0 to em1?

I have a fresh install of Fedora 17 installed, 64 bit. Everything works flawlessly, It connects to the internet automatically when I plug in the internet cable. So I'm kind of confused when I ...
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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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Fixing USB disk mount point in Fedora 18

I use Bacula for my backups, with data spooled to one of two USB drives (the other is stored off site, and they get swapped occasionally). Currently these drives are labelled BACKUP5 and BACKUP6. ...
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How do I set up kvm with static guest ip address in another subnet?

I have setup a bridge which works fine. However when I assign a static address to the kvm guest in another subnet I can't access the internet. How do I solve this?
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Using dhclient to set hostname with DHCP server

On a Fedora 15 VM, we use the following command to set the host name with the DHCP server: dhclient p2p1 -H <host>; This works great until the lease expires and then the host name doesn't ...
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Sudden new S11auditd in /etc/rc3.d

We have several machines running under Fedora 12. We have to deal with complete reinstallation quite often as our product comes with the whole distibution. I've noticed that sometimes soon after new ...
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index.html is not read from the intended directory

I am trying to set up a virtual host on a Fedora 18 installation. This is on Rackspace. Following is my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf (I deleted all the comment lines for brevity): ServerRoot ...
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How to tell cold boot from warm by /var/log/messages

Say I have a log which captures something really interesting as happening during boot. I want to know, was it just a reboot, or complete power off-and-on. What are the definite signs of cold reboot?
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Allowed cgroup devices for libvirt/lxc container

I want to allow my libvirt/lxc containers to use tun/tap device. In order to do so I for a running container I can add it to the allowed devices by: # echo "c 10:200 rwm" > ...
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Unfinished transaction remaining in Fedora 17 software update

When I doing the software update on Fedora 17, I get this message prompt to me: There are unfinished transactions remaining. Please run yum-complete-transaction as root. I follow the instruction ...
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In Fedora 18, when updating ifcfg-eth0, the new settings do not apply

I am aware that many people prefer to disable NetworkManager, but I don't believe it will be going away and I decided to try to learn how to use it properly. I thought I would begin with something ...
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make errors when compiling PHP 5.2.6 from source (Fedora 12)

I have already installed Apache 2.2.14, PHP 5.3.1 (using mod_fastcgi) and MySQL 5.1.41 - this is working great, but I am now trying to install PHP 5.2.6 (also using mod_fastcgi) so I can use it for ...
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unable to install MySql Workbench

When I try to install MySql Workbench using the yum command : yum install mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.45-1fc17.i686.rpm I get these errors : Error: Package: mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.45-1fc17.i686 ...
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Rails: Mysql: Post-server-restart: why do I get “Can't create/write to file '/tmp/#sql_4d2b_0.MYI' errors”?

I get ErrorCode: 2 which I assume is ENOENT (No such file or directory). Here are the full details (from my stackoverflow post, which was closed by the powers-that-be as being of limited interest. ...
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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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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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PHP 5.3 on Fedora 18

I'm running F18 on my devel machine and I NEED to run PHP 5.3.* (best 5.3.6) on it. F18 doesn't have it in its own repositories and I can't build PHP 5.3 from source because of buggy libxml2-2.9 in ...
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I can't ping my server from certain IP

I have 2 internet connections from 2 different ISPs with static IPs, lets call them A and B. A connects to the server in several ways (ping, SSH, HTTP), while B cannot do anything (ping, SSH, HTTP). ...
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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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Fail to install Fedora 18 from flash drive (Warning: /dev/root does not exist) [closed]

I'm trying to install Fedora 18 on an HP DL 180 G6 with no luck so far. Please don't suggest installing/using Centos as we have a requirement to use Fedora 18. I have tried using two different USB ...
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How to unbind Linux network interface from MAC address

I have some Fedora VMs setup ontop of VMWare. Sometimes, when software updates happen to VMWare, the VMs will get new MAC addresses. However, the default network configuration in Fedora is to bind an ...
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Configuring phpMyAdmin with nginx (Fedora 17) for access at localhost/phpmyadmin

[Tried all answers on Stackoverflow, and searched on google a lot, but none of the configurations worked.] I've installed LEMP server on Fedora using the guide on DigitalOcean ...
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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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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 ...