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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 ...
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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 ...
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Apache not finding file from URL request

I'm trying to access a file from my localhost via http://localhost/profile-pics/default.jpg however apache keeps saying that the url doesn't exists 404. How can I configure apache to find my file? ...
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Setting PATH environment variable not working in Fedora 17

I'm pretty new to Apache Tomcat and somewhat new to Linux altogether. I am trying to install the JDK, which is a prereq for Apache Tomcat. I downloaded and untarred the JDK to /usr/java and now I'm ...
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RPM Package a ruby project

I want to package a ruby program that I get from git into a RPM package. I have at my disposition a build server and a production server (Same OS / Same Arch). As most ruby project, mine does have ...
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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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LDAP client on Fedora 18

I'm trying to get Fedora 18 to use LDAP for groups and users. I've installed the package nss_ldap and run authconfig-gtk to configure the appropriate settings. I have verified that the server is up ...
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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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Error while trying to start vsftpd server

I installed ftp server vsftpd in my fedora 16 machine. It worked fine until this morning. Suddenly, this morning, when i entered command to restart vsftpd it shows following error [root@localhost ...
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Yum: List & Remove all devel packages

Devel packages usually contain the headers or other stuff that's necessary for compiling applications. To keep the systems clean and manageable, I'm looking for a command to list all-devel-packages ...
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Start 389 Administration Server on boot

I am using 389 Directory Server on Fedora 18. I've been able to have 389 DS start at boot using systemctl enable dirsrv.target. However, this only starts the directory server itself, and not the ...
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Systemd dependencies and boot order

I need to specify a boot order for processes to start. I have 389 Directory Server and Samba running on Fedora 18. How can I have the network services boot, then 389 DS, then Samba? Is there a GUI to ...
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ssh: Connection refused when access remotely

I recently installed ssh server openssh-server in my fedora 16. I added my friend user account to my sshuser list. When my friend tried to connect my server computer via ssh using following command ...
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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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How to start svnserve.service on Fedora 18

I'm trying to start svnserve.service on Fedora 18 using: systemctl enable svnserve.service systemctl start svnserve.service But I get the following error: Feb 21 22:26:51 x.y.com svnserve[1606]: ...
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tcpdump: out.pcap: Permission denied

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/issue Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle) Kernel \r on an \m (\l) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.6.10-2.fc17.i686 #1 SMP Tue Dec 11 18:33:15 UTC ...
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Cloud-init not executing on Fedora 16

Cloud init does not come with the base instance I uploaded from Amazon(Fedora 16 x86_64), so I installed using sudo yum install cloud-init Now when I launch this instance via ec2-run-instance -f ...
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How to properly change mount point of the folder? [closed]

I have a folder(mostly with postfix user mailboxes-homedirs) mounted on a disk A(raid1) and I want to move it from disk A to disk B(also raid1). Currently it is like: /h1(folder) /md120(diskA) and ...
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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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balanced (currentness vs. stability) linux server distribution

I am a long-time user of Gentoo, both on the desktop and server. As a software engineer, I love its flexibility and customizability (as well as the fact that it is bleeding edge and a rolling ...
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Fedora. Properly configure RAID1. Raid has name /md127

I have RAID1 with 2 3TB disks. The general problem as I see is that for some reason this array have some problems with naming. It has md/19 md/19_0 and md127 My goal is to make this 3TB Raid1 ...
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Linode Fedora shows an incorrect time

My fedora 17 linode VPS shows an incorrect time. The current real time in Dublin is 15:13 but my linode shows the time below which is out by 3 hours and 45 minutes: cg@lin:~$ ls -l /etc/localtime ...