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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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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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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 ...
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How to migrate from Fedora 19 to CentOS 6?

I've got a server happily running Fedora 19, but am thinking about living in a calmer, more stable, less bleeding-edge world and moving to CentOS 6. Is it possible to make this move in a ...
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Fedora install in Virtualbox expands to fill drive

I recently completed a Fedora 19 install on an 8GB virtual drive in VirtualBox. For some reason though, it appears as though I have run out of space! Surely my 951MB Fedora .iso can't have expanded ...
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Soccorro server does not work

I tried to configure Socorro server with apache as described here. I started httpd, but when I contact it with browser it doesn't respond. In lynx I get: HTTP request sent; waiting for response. When ...
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Fedora19: YUM glibc is a duplicate of glibc

I'm using Fedora 19, when I'm trying to perform a yum update, I get the following error. yum update: Failed to set locale, defaulting to C Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Resolving ...
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Change default ssh port on Fedora EC2

I have changed my /etc/ssh/sshd_config adding multiple ports for it to listen: $ grep Port /etc/ssh/sshd_config Port 22 Port 80 Port 443 However, after a service sshd restart (which shown no ...
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Can't access Fedora server remotely

For about 2 weeks now, I have not been able to connect to any services (httpd, mysql, ssh, etc..) on my server remotely. I can access everything from inside the local network just fine. I thought ...
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How to check if my postfix was compiled with sasl support?

I keep reading everywhere that postfix must be compiled with sasl support to be able to use the sasl authentication. I already have postfix instances running (Centos 6.4 and Fedora 18 machines). They ...
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how to make bridge networking with KVM work in Fedora19

I'm attempting to get several virtual machines setup on a Fedora-19 host system, with the traditional bridge network devices (br0, br1, etc). I've done this many times before with older versions of ...
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How to upgrade Postgresql Database Server 8.2.11-1.fc8 to 9.2

I'm new to Postgresql Database. We have an old Fedora 8 Server where we have postgresql database server 8.2.11-1.fc8, Would like to know if we can upgrade this version of postgresql database server to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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ssh connection closed immediately after successful login

I am running Fedora 18 and just set up a static IP address. With a dynamic IP address I was able to successfully use ssh, now however I get the message: Last login: Thu Jul 11 12:56:39 2013 from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to enable synergy 24800 (or some other port) through firewalld

After upgrading to Fedora 18, Synergy, the keyboard sharing system was blocked by default. The culprit was firewalld, which happily ignored my previous settings made in the Fedora GUI, backed by ...
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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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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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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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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 ...