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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 ...
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having trouble with bog standard openldap server db

I am having trouble getting an "out of the box" openldap server working. The examples on the openldap site still refer to the slapd.conf file, but the install does not make that. if I start the ...
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Fedora 17 - Can't access remote machine using hostname [closed]

I am using Fedora 17 and am trying to access a remote machine (running Fedora 15) using its hostname which isn't working. The machine is right next to me on the same switch as my machine (so they are ...
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Installing Fedora 17, Error “you have not created a bootloader stage1 target device” [closed]

Installing Fedora 17 on a new computer with the live CD ISO. When I get to the part where I create new partitions for the Fedora Installation I get these errors: you have not created a bootloader ...
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What packages do I need to install to serve php pages from apache2 on Fedora 17?

This seems like it should be easy to answer, but as a php newbie, I can't find out what exactly I need to install. Some sites recommend just httpd, php and php-common; other suggestions include ...
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Unable to log into samba server

I am unable to log into a samba server (running on fedora core 6) as it prompts for a username and password when I try to connect to the mapped drives from my windows 7 machine. I decided to reset ...
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Apache Server core i3 processor 3GB ram. Want to know how many requests per second can it handle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I want to conduct an online exam in which approximately 200 users will be participating. The server will ...
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encrypting my files and delivering

Are there ways to encrypt my hd or user (fedora) and host a webserver meanwhile? I mean, having my user files encrypted while delivering non-encrypted files with the webserver or something like this. ...
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Start TLS and 389 Directory

I'm trying to configure Start TLS on 389 Directory server, but I'm having all sorts of issues. I've been following this doc: ...
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Installing multiple mysql as rpm vs tarball

Which is the suitable way to install multiple mysql servers without affecting the current installation in fedora( rpm or tarball)?
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grep pattern interpretted differently in 2 different systems with same grep version

We manufacture a linux appliance for data centers, and all are running fedora installed from the same kickstart process. There are different hardware versions, some with IDE hard drives and some ...
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Server hanging when serving random file on page load

I'm optimising a website, and the problem I'm facing with now is server related. During page load, there are about 40-50 requests sent to server (depending on the page), and in every case, server ...
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where can I find the database file and table files?

I installed MySql using : yum install mysql-server It is working fine from the terminal.I created a database named music and created some tables inside this database . Now I want to port the entire ...
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Large chance of having an error after restarting the JBoss server

I have a sort of a legacy JEE 5 application running on JBoss 4, using EJB 2.1 and tapesty 4 and the JVM is 1.5_09. A few months ago the hard disk of the server had to be replaced after that was done ...
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starting MySql on fedora

To install MySql I tried this after downloading the rpm package from the official website : yum install MySQL-server-5.5.27-1.linux2.6.i386.rpm Everything went fine and process was completed but ...
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Fedora 17 not saving iptables

For some reason my Fedora is not saving changes made to my iptables. iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 443 -j ACCEPT service iptables status service ...
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do centos bug fixes get included in RedHat / Fedora?

I was wondering do CentOS bug fixes get pushed upstream to RedHat or Fedora? I imagine it's up to the maintainers of RHEL/Fedora, but I wanted to know the direction bug fixes get applied between ...
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Delaying NIS & NFS startup till after network interface is fully ready on Fedora 17

I've recently set up a fedora 17 server for our network, and I've been having trouble getting the NIS service to work on startup. Here's some logs from the system: Aug 21 12:57:12 cairnwell ...
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What is the relation between NetworkManager and network service in Fedora/RHEL/Centos?

Hi I am new to Fedora/Centos/RHEL. I am confused about NetworkManager and network service in these Linux OS. May I know what is the relation between NetworkManager and network service? If I am using ...
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Red Hat Directory Server and 389 Directory Server, differences

Red Hat Directory Server and 389 Directory Server are the same product? Or what is the difference between them?
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FTP timeout but SSH is working? [closed]

I have a problem in my server, when I try to connect via FTP to a domain, the connexion is VERY slow, and I get timeouts just listing files in a directory. When I try to connect to the domain folder ...
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Creating a restricted unix user

I have Fedora 15 installed on my VPS, and I want to create a user who can only view all files on the system but may only write to its own home folder. Thank you
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How to resize root LVM partition in Fedora without LiveCD or Rebooting

I have a virtual machine that recently had its disk image increased from 20GB to 50GB, and fdisk -l verifies that the VM can see this new size. Now I need to resize my root LVM partition to fill the ...
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No architecture vs architecture-specific binaries

From what I understand, the noarch suffix means that it's architecture independent and should work universally. If this is the case, why should I install architecture-specific packages at all? Why not ...
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How to resize the disk of a Fedora guest VM in VMWare ESXi

How do I resize (specifically increase) the disk size of a Fedora guest VM running under VMWare ESXi 4.1? I have a Fedora 16 VM with an lvm2 formatted disk, and I've increased its disk size using the ...
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How to use the correct PHP version? phpinfo says another version

Fedora 17. I have a PHP version installed on my system, let name it as phpMain. And I've compiled another PHP version from source using this option: ./configure --prefix=/opt/php/5.x.y I will ...
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Undefined symbol: apr_memcache_add_server

I installed httpd-devel through yum and after restarting httpd got this: httpd: Syntax error on line 61 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: Cannot load /usr/local/apache/modules/mod_dav_svn.so into ...
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mysql won't start in Fedora, no error logs

I'm having a devil of a time trying to get mysql to start on a Fedora install. Whenever I try to start it i get: [root@server1 log]# service mysqld start Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start ...
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Cannot access to webserver on Fedora 17

I have strange problem... I can not access to my webserver from other computers. I can not even access from server itself if I use IP address different than 127.0.0.1, localhost, or 192.168.21.68 ...
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Resetting root password on Fedora Core 3 - serial cable access only

A little background: We have an old rackmount server running a customised version of Fedora, manufactured by a company called Navaho. The server is a TeamCAT, running some proprietary rubbish called ...
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Error running MySQL Daemon

I'm getting a bizarre error running my mysql daemon as the user 'mysql' here is what the command spews out, now I've checked and the instance isn't running already :S So, I have no idea why it's ...
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my server is infected [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server's been hacked EMERGENCY I have a fedora server which I use mainly for a webpage. Two days ago I've noticed that the source files of the web-app were ...
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xenserver, fedora guest ext grow ext4 partition

I've got a partition on a guest fedora system running in xenserver. Originally the size of the partition was 400GB. I recently extended the size to 600GB. It now shows in the xenserver console as ...
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How to change a Kerberos password on Fedora

How do you forcefully change a user's Kerberos password in Fedora? The only docs I could find mention kpasswd <username>, but this requires the user's current password, which the admin probably ...
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How to install Fedora's fedpkg on Ubuntu?

Looking to pull the source code from Fedora to a Ubuntu system and discovered I need to run fedpkg to get the latest source. However I have no idea how to do this on my Ubuntu 10.04 system. Short of ...
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Upgrading Fedora distribution with yum distro-sync fails with Error: Protected multilib versions

Using these instructions we are carrying out a yum upgrade on a Slicehost slice (NB. this is not a Rackspace vhost, if it was we could probably just do a standard install of the latest Fedora distro) ...