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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 ...
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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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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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Add Cron Job to Fedora Server [closed]

How do i add 2 cron for Fedora ami in AWS, where i need to run one cron twice a day and other one would be if data is added to the DB. Pleas guide me from the begging coz this cron concept and the ...
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OpenSSH Can't Connect on Fedora 17

Having trouble SSH'ing to an internal server that is outside of an enterprise level firewall. I have a fresh install of Fedora 17. Here is the command I'm running: ssh ...
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ssl-cert package (self signed certificates) for rpm/fedora

In Debian/Ubuntu, my deb packages depend on the ssl-cert package, to provide some self-signed https certificates, if nothing else. From the Debian page: This package enables unattended installs of ...
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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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Fixing USB disk mount point in Fedora 18

I use Bacula for my backups, with data spooled to one of two USB drives (the other is stored off site, and they get swapped occasionally). Currently these drives are labelled BACKUP5 and BACKUP6. ...
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How do I take backup of mysql databases from my crashed server

I have linux server running Fedora 5. My server is crashed now and I can not access mysql. But I can still have access to my hard disk. Since It is crashing again and again now I really want to ...
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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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Modifying OpenLDAP ldif file throwing an error, but successfully configure?

I was configuring OpenLDAP on my Fedora 17. When doing this slaptest, I got this output: 50f16531 hdb_db_open: warning - no DB_CONFIG file found in directory /var/lib/ldap: (2). Expect poor ...
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unable to install MySql Workbench

When I try to install MySql Workbench using the yum command : yum install mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.45-1fc17.i686.rpm I get these errors : Error: Package: mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.45-1fc17.i686 ...
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Fedora 5 booting Issue

I have an issue in my fedora core 5, installed in HP Proliant ML 150 server. Till yesterday it was working fine but today when I started this it gave me the following error: File system is ext2fs, ...
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Apple XServe, Installing Linux on it? [closed]

Basically, I will be running multiple VM's on my XServe. I wanted the Main OS to be very lightweight and not a memory hog. I am not sure but I feel like OS X Server is not very lightweight, also ...
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Preventing a file edit by users on linux

I know this may sound strange, but I need to allow only scripts to write to a certain file. The file is owned by root, and some users have sudo or root access. They sometimes edit the file by hand, ...
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Linux ( Fedora 15 ) multiple ISP and NAT routing

So I have my system running Fedora 15 and currently with a DSL line. The line provides a static IP along with static route, DNS. I run a web/E-Mail/DNS server from this IP. It also supports a NAT'd ...
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Linux (Ubuntu vs CentOS) LDAP Client for 389-ds - password policy

389-ds on Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running. Enabled Fine-grained password policies and User must change password after reset for the whole tree. Created test user afterwards. Login from CentOS ...
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Kernel Panic while compiling PHP

The server threw a 'kernel: Oops: 0000 [1] SMP' while compiling PHP 5.4.9. It crashed when I try it again just to make sure that it was the culprit. Other than that, the server works fine. Its ...
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Setting umask for all users

I'm trying to set the default umask to 002 for all users including root on my CentOS box. According to this and other answers, this can be achieved by editing /etc/profile. However the comments at ...
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What does “link to unknown” mean?

I just upgraded my server to Fedora 17 which made a switch of my bootloader from GRUB Legacy to GRUB2. There are two symbolic links in the /etc folder that points to the files grub.conf and grub.cfg ...
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Allocating Disk Space in a Linux VM

So, currently on a server I have a Fedora VM for an end user who remotes in. Unannounced to me, it was overfilled with data, and now has no more disk space. At this point, it crashed about a minute ...
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Website reporting invalid https SSL certificate only on some machines

I've got a weird issue with a secure site, where some users reporting that their browsers are showing the site's SSL Certificate as being invalid. The site is running on a dedicated server running ...
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Kernel Panic on VMware Workstation 7.1.3 [closed]

I've been trying to install either Arch Linux or Fedora 17 on VMWare Workstation (7.1.3). After I point to the right ISO image, I get the following error: Booting the kernel PANIC: early exception 0d ...
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Time Machine Server on Fedora [closed]

I was just wondering if anyone knew how to/or knew of a good guide to setting up mac Time Machine backup server on a fedora 17 machine. I recently ran into an issue with my HDD and lost all of my ...
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Host name change breaking http? Fedora

OK so I have been messing around on my development server. It has been a while since I have had my head in linux and I suspect I have broken something. I have SSH running and that is working fine. I ...
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Fedora 17 - Dropping into debug shell after attempted partitioning

So I tried creating a new partition on Fedora 17 using fdisk as follows: Command (m for help): n Command action e extended p primary partition (1-4) p Partition number (1-4): 1 First cylinder ...
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A user that can read any Linux file?

We would like to have a network backup system with a user that can read any file on our servers but not write any file. Is there any way to do this under Linux (and specifically Fedora)? We would ...
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yum fails installing php53-devel.x86_64

I need to recompile php on a Fedora server because I need to use the --enable-zip flag. When trying to install the devel package, I get the following message. This is after a 'yum clean all': yum ...
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smartctl for fedora 17

I got myself a hard drive that is making funny noises. I want to check for errors, I want to use smartctl, This command [root@defiant ~]# smartctl -V produces an error: bash: smartctl: ...
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Install stomp via pecl on Fedora 16 failed (Cannot find OpenSSL's libraries)

I'm trying to install stomp php extension via pecl on Fedora 16 server. On centos I have similar problem but after installing openssl-devel everything went well and I installed stomp. On Fedora ...
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Unresolved dependency after yum update crash (broken ssh connection)

Today I was updating one of production server (one of many to test updates and then update the rest of computers). Soon after run yum update ssh connection was broken :/ . After login once again ...
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Getting 403 on apache with php on fedora 17

I put the projects on ~/public_html/project and create a soft-link in /var/www/html/project which point to ~/public_html/project. my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf is shown below ServerRoot "/etc/httpd" ...
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Fedora 17 MySQL Daemon Error

I am trying to run a local MySQL server on a Fedora 17 system. I initially installed MySQL through YUM, however when I run mysql_install_db mysqladmin -u root password 'MYPASSWORD' service start ...
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Fedora Core 6 Migration

I am at a loss as to what I should to for this server. I need it to run php5.3 and corresponding version of mysql. I received a client today through work that is using Fedora core 6 running 10 very ...
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Dependency loop while trying to install gcc on Fedora 17

I'm trying to yum install gcc but getting this message. Error: Package: glibc-common-2.15-37.fc17.i686 (@anaconda-0) Requires: glibc = 2.15-37.fc17 Removing: glibc-2.15-37.fc17.i686 ...
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Linux: how to verify my network configuration before doing a restart

I am trying to build a network bridge for my VMs on a server. So I added a new file and changed another in the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory. Then I did a network reboot with the ...
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APF, IPTABLES, Fedora 15 - Not blocking correctly

I just got a new remote server which came with Fedora 15. I first tried to run APF but it gave me this error "apf(18031): {glob} unable to load iptables module (ip_tables), aborting.". Which I then ...
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ifdown em1 Users cannot control this device. Allow users to control em1 device

I want to allow users to control the em1 device in Linux: When I run this command: ifdown em1 em1 is the embedded ethernet card 1, I want the user to be able to turn off the ethernet card. On ...
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Fedora 17 ifconfig eth0 returns an error message, why did linux change eth0 to em1?

I have a fresh install of Fedora 17 installed, 64 bit. Everything works flawlessly, It connects to the internet automatically when I plug in the internet cable. So I'm kind of confused when I ...
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httpd not starting with systemd on F17

Title says it all. This is a fresh Fedora 17 system running on a Xen hypervisor. No idea why it won't start [root@box~]  uname -a Linux box.localhost 3.5.4-2.fc17.i686.PAE #1 SMP Wed Sep 26 22:10:23 ...
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Apache permission denied on Fedora 17 EC2 instance

I'm attempting to start Apache on a Fedora 17 EC2 instance via the standard: sudo systemctl start httpd.service but I'm getting the error "Job failed. See system journal and 'systemctl status' for ...