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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 ...
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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 ...