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FC14 and yum dependancies

I've got my hands on an FC14 machine and I've been trying to get yum working on it over the past couple of days. The machine (which is an appliance) shipped with a conflicting package to ...
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Unable to connect to an Oracle XE database from another PC, or a local program / webpage

I've installed an Oracle 11g XE on a Linux Fedora machine, successfully created a user, and imported a database into it. My ultimate goal here is to connect an existing PHP website (also residing on ...
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Cannot connect to fedora via ssh (iptables) [closed]

I recently ssh-ed into my fedora machine at work. I ran the command: systemctl start iptables.service Now I can't ssh back into the machine. So far ssh has been my only way to access the machine. ...
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Server logging goes haywire and some system services die until hard reboot

The gist of our problem is that we lose ssh access to our VPS and our logfiles get all mixed up. Doing a hard reboot through our hosting provider's web console seems to fix things, but the problem ...
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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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How can I view CentOS update RPM security metadata?

I'm interested in getting useful output from the commands on this page while using CentOS: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/redhat-fedora-centos-linux-yum-installs-security-updates/ By default, it seems ...
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Static lease IP dhcp within dynamic range pool

I am using fedora 13. I want to statically bind a MAC to IP. Now the problem is if the IP is within the range pool, it may get allocated to some other host also. For that I use a tweak, where I ...
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How to be able to use IPMI yet have graphics acceleration with a discrete graphics card?

In my lab, we have a compute server (two of them, but identical in config) running Fedora 19, built on the Supermicro H8QGI-F and 4 x AMD Opteron 6272s. It has an nVidia GT 610 discrete graphic card, ...
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Upgrading Apache from 2.2.X to 2.4.X.

I have just upgraded my fedora 17 to 18. So my apache server got updated in 2.4. Now I'm having trouble to configure apche since many things got modified in 2.4 from 2.2. Can please anyone suggest me ...
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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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Permission settings for Apache in Fedora

I'm using Apache locally (so it only listens on localhost) for development purposes. I have my web applications (wordpress in this case) in my home directory. Now, I've read the advice of making ...
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How do I properly setup PHP in my Linux Fedora 19 server? [closed]

The Problem: This has been going on for quite some time. I only got the installation right once, and after that, it either: PHP pages show the PHP codes (not the current error, but I've experienced ...
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How to restart proFTPD on a Fedora server with Plesk

I need to do this through the command line (SSH). Tried: /etc/init.d/proftpd restart service ftpd restart service proftpd restart /usr/sbin/proftpd restart They all show unrecognised or invalid ...
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High availability LDAPS with Fedora Directory Server

I've been asked to set up a HA LDAP architecture using Fedora Directory Server - the company currebnly uses Sun DS but wants to move away from Sun. I want to use a network hardware loadbalancer ...
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nginx: no permission to bind port 8090 but it binds to 80 and 8080

I'm struggling with some strange permission related behavior: when I configure nginx to listen to port 8080 everything works as expected, but when I use any other port I get something like 2014/01/10 ...
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Packages with no name listed by yum

In my Fedora 20 system I see these two packages with no names (and with no version one): [user@notebook ~]$ sudo yum list installed|grep rawhide 0.10.23-2.fc19 ...
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How to Setup Linux Server As A Router with NAT

We have a simple router which has NAT of symmetric type, but because this router doesn't provide us with any debugging interface, we cannot figure out if a specific packet reaches the NAT or not. ...
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Is it safe to stop a fsck in progress?

I have a server that I rebooted without using the f option in my shutdown command, and it started doing a fsck of a very large filesystem... which will take a very long time, as you can imagine. Is it ...
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Can I automate emailing of critical errors with systemd journal?

Fedora OS introduces journalctl as the new way to log error messages. I learn about this recently when I performed an upgrade. var/log/messages and many other log files are now combined into a ...
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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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Can I overwrite a “make install” PHP with “yum” PHP?

I've tried to install PHP by downloading the .gz file from another computer, transferring it over to the Linux PC, and doing the tar, ./configure, make, and make install process. But I dun goof'd ...
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ovirt vdsm vlan - cant create virtual lan only wan port

I installed ovirt 3.3 on fedora 19 on my server. The Server has one ethernet connection, and it is a WAN so I don't have a LAN ip, or DHCP. I set a bridged interface (ovirtmgmt) on this interface ...
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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 (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf

how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf I have fedora distribution installed and can see e1000e module loaded automatically in the system. Is there a configuration which ...
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Error while restarting httpd in fedora 8 [closed]

I want to create subdomain on my local machine(OS is Fedora 8) say test.localhost Before i made following changes i started httpd.Open localhost in browser.It was showing apache2 page.But i have not ...
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changing port on sendmail and checking it to make sure it works

I am using smart_host and it(mail.myotherdomain.com) is listening on PORT 26 I have put these two lines in my /etc/mail/sendmail.mc define(`SMART_HOST',`mail.myotherdomain.com')dnl ...
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I am not able to connect to my server from my leased line internet connection

I am having some troubles connecting to my Fedora server from my static IP ISP connection. Usually I can ping that server with no problems. But other times it just gives me timeout responses. When ...
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Systemctl hangs trying to start MySQL on Fedora

When I try to start Mysql on Fedora via systemctl start mysqld.service, it hangs indefinitely and never starts. Running mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables & or mysqld_safe --nowatch --basedir=/usr ...
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How to limit access to the private ssh key using SELinux policies?

I'm using Fedora distro - with its preinstalled SELinux policies. I want to limit unsecured access to my private keys in ~/.ssh folder - to prevent leaking by possible malware, that may run under my ...
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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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Obtain backtrace from httpd?

In my /var/log/httpd/error_log in Fedora 19 I have several child segmentation faults recorded. How can I get a backtrace for these when they occur?
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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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Apache Mod SVN Access Forbidden

How do you resolve the error svn: access to '/repos/!svn/vcc/default' forbidden? I recently upgraded a Fedora 13 server to 16, and now I'm trying to debug an access error with a Subversion server ...
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How to find what is using linux swap or what is in the swap?

I have virtual linux (Fedora 17) server with 28GB RAM and 2GB swap. The server is running mysql db that is set up to use most of the RAM. After some time running the server starts to use swap to swap ...
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Kickstart: ifcfg-eth0 file genorated by kickstart when install from network but from initrd when install form USB

When I install Fedora 19 with a kickstart file and via network, the generated ifcfg-eth0 file is genorated by the kickstart: # Generated by parse-kickstart However if I use the same kickstart file ...
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xen-create-image does not create inird or initramfs image and domU does not starts with system image

I have Fedora 19 as Dom0. To create image I run # xen-create-image --hostname=debian-wheezy --memory=512Mb --dhcp --size=20Gb --swap=512Mb --dir=/xen --arch=amd64 --dist=wheezy After generation ...
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Upgrading Fedora Server 17 to 19 with FedUp

I want to get Fedora Server 19 for PHP 5.5 but my VPS only offers Fedora 17. From a fresh install could it cause trouble to just straight upgrade to 19? (or -> 18 -> 19) Linuxwise I don't know any ...
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Setting up rails rake task as a service in systemd

So I am trying to set up some application background processes to start on boot using systemd. It always gives me 127 exit code and I am not sure why. I thought that ExecStart command is being ...
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Installing Chef-Server on Fedora 18

I am trying to install chef-server on a Fedora 18 aws small instance. The first steps that I have done are the following: yum update rpm -Uvh http://rbel.frameos.org/rbel6 With the intention of ...
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Fedora nfs mount disappears

I have a small host running Fedora 18 (3.6.11), with nfs server set to serve /mnt/dir. The problem on the client running Fedora (3.11.6) after just a minute or so the mount disappears. SELinux is ...
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Rebuild Fedora 19 ISO adding Kickstart for USB install

I am attempting to edit a Fedora 19 DVD ISO to add a kickstart file. I then need this ISO burnt to a USB stick for instillation. The error I get when booting is Warning: Could not boot. Warning: ...
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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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Fedora, fsck fails at boot

I'm facing a problem in my server during the startup. This is my actual configuration: 320GB each. Raid1 -> /dev/md127. Working. /dev/sda /dev/sdc 1000GB each. Raid1 -> Use to be /dev/md126, ...
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How to repair unbootable Fedora install

How do you repair/reinstall Fedora without deleting any existing partitions or data? I was attempting to upgrade some old Fedora 13 servers to 17, following the instructions in the wiki. After the ...
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sudo to other user doesn't preserve DISPLAY variable

I've got an /etc/sudoers file that works just fine in all versions of Fedora prior to F18, but we've noticed that when upgrading to F18 (and installing FreeIPA, though the cases I'll show here were ...
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chown with numeric arguments

I tried this on Opensuse 12 and Fedora 17, i use the following commans touch file chown 777 file ls -l file -rw-r--r-- 1 777 root 0 Oct 9 21:43 file grep 777 /etc/passwd echo $? 1 There is no user ...
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Enabling Sqlite3 for php on fedora

I am trying to get php with sqlite working on my fedora server. In the phpinfo is see that ./configure was set with the option --without-sqlite3. From what I have read these means that I might have to ...
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Aptitude command on fedora

linux newbie here. I'm running Fedora 12 and I have a script for Ubuntu installing a bunch of packages using aptitude. I tried installing the packages using yum, but most of them aren't available. ...
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Fedora install tomcat 6: No package tomcat6 available

I want to install the Apache Tomcat 6 on a new Fedora 19 but it does not work. When I type the following command: yum install tomcat6 tomcat6-webapps tomcat6-admin-web I only get this message: ...
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Problems with vfs.file.exists on Zabbix 2.0

I'm having problems with vfs.file.exists on Zabbix 2.0.6 on a 64-bit Fedora 19 box. 2.0.6 is the latest version available from the Fedora yum repository, at the time of writing. I want to check for ...