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When does rpm -V not verify md5sums?

I've got an older system (Fedora Core 6, it's an isolated system used to do builds for older devices). I'm trying to build a matching VM, and I've noticed a difference I can't explain. Both systems ...
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Correctly setting the hostname - Fedora 20 on Amazon EC2

Context I have a Fedora 20 cloud image running on Amazon EC2 (henceforth called the "instance"). And I have some uncertainty about persistently setting its hostname. Goal In this case, let's say I ...
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iptables not starting upon reboot

I've enabled iptables in systemd with: systemctl enable iptables but after restart when I try service iptables status, it shows: # service iptables status Redirecting to /bin/systemctl status ...
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Fedora 22 DNF timeout

I just installad Fedora 22 and DNF (yum's replacement) is performing terrible. 9 out of 10 request fails out of timeout, with random effect specifying IPv4 or not. The problem seems to be that DNF ...
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Docker cannot access volumes

I've installed a fresh Fedora Server 22. During the setup I selected the option to pre-install Docker. I have activated Docker using Cockpit and installed a new container on the command line: # ...
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What could this extra 50ms latency be on my unbound DNS resolving server (Fedora)?

I have a discrepancy in query latency. It's not a problem, it's just strange enough to worry me. Client machine (Fedora 18) runs unbound-1.4.19-1.fc18.x86_64. Server machine (Debian 7 testing) runs ...
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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep ...
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Curl on Fedora does not accept Cloudflare https

Using curl on a clean vanilla Fedora 21 to retrieve a site hosted via the cloudflare https service gives an error: curl https://www.opencpu.org >> curl: (35) Cannot communicate securely with ...
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How to disable responses to PING [closed]

I feel like this should be a really simple thing to do, but googling and checking SF I didn't see anything. I'm trying to make my Fedora server not respond to pings, how do I do that?
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Docker image only works on one Fedora server?

I have two groups of servers, a development server running a docker repo (F22 Server) and a few production servers running far less (F22 cloud/atomic) in Hyper-V. I have built an image for the UniFi ...
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ssh session stuck after some time of iddleness

I'm using fedora 19 and bash 4.2.53(1)-release If I leave an ssh connection opened for some minutes and don't do anything with it, the terminal get stuck. Here's netstat's output: tcp 0 ...
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DNSMasq Not Respecting Hostfiles [closed]

I have dnsmasq running inside docker under a Fedora 22 Hyper-V guest. I have it configured to read from a directory containing hosts-format files. Yes, I know DNS servers use zones, but dnsmasq ...
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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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SSH into Fedora 17 will not work with new users

I just deployed a new Fedora 17 server on the Amazon EC2. I was able to log in as ec2-user with my generated keypair, but I cannot log in under normal circumstances as a user I created. This is just ...
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Selinux: Shorewall will not respond to fail2ban

I am using fail2ban with shorewall and my Fedora 21 server & cloud. All flooded with the following error message: SELinux is preventing shorewall from write access on the file ...
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journalctl: Cannot filter ownCloud log lines, fail2ban will not ban

Using a general journalctl command, the log line of interest appears: [root@bee server]# journalctl -n -- Logs begin at Mon 2015-01-26 19:44:33 EET, end at Wed 2015-06-10 21:41:12 EEST. -- ... Jun 10 ...
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block all but a few ips with firewalld

On a linux networked machine, i would like to restrict the set of addresses on the "public" zone (firewalld concept), that are allowed to reach it. So the end result would be no other machine can ...
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Fedora 21: Cannot Ping or Curl, but can Access Internet

We have an automatic proxy server configuration setup, and I can use a web browser but ping/curl are failing; it looks like a DNS resolution problem. When I do: URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1 yum check-update ...
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Shorewall: Block repeatedly failling ips on port 22

I am on Fedora 21, and port 22 is open for ssh connections. I am using key-based authentication with password and root logins disabled. My logs are flooded with messages like the ones appended at ...
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What is the problem with using Fedora for servers?

I have used Fedora for hosting servers a lot of times. I have never faced any problem. Still all the new users come and tell Fedora is not secure. We should use Ubuntu / CentOS or some other ...
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nginx on fedora fastcgi not working

I'm running nginx on Fedora Server 22 and fastcgi scripts are not working. Under http://panel.minefight.org/ enter any login data, it doesn't load the password fail or success site. The same thing ...
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How to enable iptables (instead of firewalld) services on RHEL 7 and Fedora 18?

The newest fedora has firewalld as new firewall aplication. I liked old iptables services. I want them back but have no idea how to do that. I have tried : systemctl disable firewalld.service ...
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PhpMyAdmin Blank Page on fodora 22 localhost server [closed]

I follow this guide to install LAMP server on fedora 22 workstation How To Install LAMP Stack (Apache, MariaDB And PHP) In Fedora 22 Everything working well except phpmyadmin. When i need access it ...
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Complete restore of linux system

I am familiar with using rsync to back up various files from my system but what is the best way to completely restore a machine. What I have tried in the past is: Do a basic format/reinstall from ...
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openstack nova : InvalidArchitectureName: Architecture name 'arm' is not recognized

On Fedora-18, I Installed devstack and when I try to start nova compute I get this error message : Any thoughts on whats going wrong. $ uname -a Linux qabot 3.7.2-201.fc18.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jan 11 ...
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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

Edit: I turned Cristians answer into a script which does everything automatically: https://github.com/frans-fuerst/magic/blob/master/fedora-activate-can.sh I need some kernel modules which are ...
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FC19 FirewallD debugging help requested: ports not forwarding

New Fedora Core 19 system refuses to forward port from external to internal zone, no logging data found. The Scenario is simply that I've got a system that serves as a firewall / gateway, has an ...
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mkfs.ext4 command not available in fedora 8

Is ext4 file system supported on fedora 8? If yes, then how do i enable it? I am unable to see format command for ext4. I can see only mkfs.ext3 and mkfs.ext2.
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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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Service fails to start - very little info in logs

I am trying to get the Quickbooks Database Server installed on my server. It is an old version intended to be installed on Fedora 6. I have successfully installed it on Fedora 7 with no issues at all. ...
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Putting remote Linux server in local VPN

I have a VPS running Fedora 21, that I'd like to automatically log in to my local network via VPN. My local router is running a pfSense firewall, so my options are IPsec, L2TP, OpenVPN, and PPTP. ...
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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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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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Configuration of ClamAV on Fedora Core 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing Clamav on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. And, it's not enough ...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...
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Connection tracking in Firewalld (e.g. CentOS 7)

I can't get vsftpd and firewalld to work together properly on CentOS 7 (without adding the passive range to the firewalld). Looks like firewalld ignores connection tracking (nf_conntrack_ftp is loaded ...
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Samba 4 Fedora 21, I can create the share and log in, but cant read/execute existing folders

I have samba 4 running on Fedora 21. I have a share set up: [mediastorage] comment = MediaStorage path = /mnt/mediastorage public = yes writable = yes printable = no read only ...
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Headless linux install

How do you do a headless install of linux? No monitor, no keyboard. Machine has floopy and cd drive. Can I configure a live cd to run sshd with a preconfigured pass or something similar and manage it ...
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How to uninstall newly installed dependencies for a RPM package?

Is there an easy way to make a list of the dependencies a newly installed RPM package will install with yum? Example: If you do yum install ruby then it will also install some rubygems. But when I ...
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postgrey configuration on Fedora Core 21 is very different, and not documented

In upgrading from Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, one of the challenges has been getting postfix working with postgrey. I still don't have it working after many long hours focused on it. In the old ...
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qemu-kvm fail to boot Centos 5.3 after Kernel update at the host (feodra)

After updating Fedora 18 to kernel 3.9.x (current 3.9.4), I can no longer boot my Centos 5 guest OS. When I try to boot, the process halt at start and the CPU core work at 100%. If I boot Fedroa ...
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Difference between RH-Firewall-1-INPUT and INPUT

I'm new to setting up servers and when I'm trying to follow a guide for doing iptables. The guide says to use RH-Firewall-1-INPUT while i see the original configuration just using INPUT. I'm wondering ...
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autossh -L fails with same command as ssh, how to make it work?

I'm running yum installed autossh 1.4a on fedora core 15 with the latest updates. This works: ssh -L 9000:valid.fqdn:80 another_valid_fqdn However, autossh fails and prints its usage message: ssh ...
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Can't get rid of Apache server-status

I am trying to deactivate the /server-status from an Apache2 running on a Fedora server. I tried to comment the lines in /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and I also tried to make it work only for my IP ...
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How does the Apache PHP module knows where the php.ini file is located?

I found this page: http://www.php.net/manual/en/configuration.file.php. On my OS: Fedora 17, Apache 2.2,PHP 5.4 I searched for PHPIniDir in the httpd.conf file. This configuration does not exists. ...
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How to run Fedora container on Ubuntu host?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and was trying to run a Fedora container. The container I created via given templates does not work properly. I guess the reason is that systemd is not set up correctly. ...
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Broken BIOS detected, complain to your hardware vendor. WTF?

This is what I found in dmesg on my new Fedora 16 instalation on new HP ProLiant DL320 G6 [ 0.130963] Performance Events: PEBS fmt1+, Westmere events, Broken BIOS detected, complain to ...
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Why wget doesn't verify SSL certificates?

I have a problem with my Fedora 8 installation. It looks that wget doesn't know how to verify SSL certificates any more. It's strange because I have another Fedora 8 box which I believe has the same ...
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How to resize the disk of a Fedora guest VM in VMWare ESXi

How do I resize (specifically increase) the disk size of a Fedora guest VM running under VMWare ESXi 4.1? I have a Fedora 16 VM with an lvm2 formatted disk, and I've increased its disk size using the ...
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fedora packages for enterprise linux

There are a number of packages available on fedora that I would like to install on RHEL v6.x. These packages do not appear to be available from RHEL (release, release-optional, or supplementary ...