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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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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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Creating bootable Fedora USB with persistent storage

I am attempting to burn the full Fedora 19 x86_64 DVD iso to a USB drive and have a separate partition on it for a kickstart file / other media that will be installed in the kickstart process. With ...
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Kickstart installation from USB — Kickstart location

After managing to get a Fedora ISO to rebuild successfully (for a USB stick) after adding a kickstart file (http://serverfault.com/questions/548405/), I now have an issue with locating the kickstart ...
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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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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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SETUID / SETGID on a binary executable stopped working following upgrade of Fedora Core

I have a C program that needs access to a protected directory full of stuff.strong text The idea is that only the program or the administrator have access. In the past on Linux platforms, I've used ...
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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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Postfix mail server taken over by spammers following update of environment despte countermeasures

Long configured, stable Postfix mail server on internal system with greylisting, a long list of restrictions and real-time black-listing, reachable through a gateway / firewall via forwarded port ...
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Postfix maillog: warning: host nb-mx-vip1.prodigy.net[207 .115.36.20]:25 greeted me with my own hostname

Mail server on internal system, reachable through a gateway / firewall via forwarded port returned this error. I upgraded my environment (unadvisedly) with Fedora Core 19 and have had lots of ...
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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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Bizzare routing: EITHER accepts emails OR sends depending if NetworkManager is running

Due to an otherwise unrelated hardware failure (long story) I've been forced to return an older Fedora Core system into service as a mail server. It's primary service is as a file server and Samba ...
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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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firewalld: trouble forwarding port 25 while other ports forward just fine, “rich rule” logging shows NO entries

So, I installed Fedora Core 19 for the first time as a replacement for an older system whose disk had finally died. The system serves as a web server and gateway / firewall, protecting internal ...
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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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auto start user(not root user) process on fedora boot

I have a VM running under Fedora OS. That VM has four users lets say(A, B, C, D). That VM has one process running under each user. So when that VM is rebooted, what should I do so that those process ...
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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 ...