Fedora is a fast, stable, powerful, free RPM-based GNU/Linux operating system that is developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat. The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
3answers
103 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
61 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
365 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
155 views

Error when starting qpidd as a service

I have recently swapped from CENTOS 5 to FEDORA 17. Previously I have created my own init.d scripts successfully (albeit not for qpidd) however, in FEDORA I cannot get it to work. I have created the ...
2
votes
2answers
84 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

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?
0
votes
3answers
257 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

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
10
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
435 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
204 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
923 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
506 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
254 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
253 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
239 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
125 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
872 views

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) ...
1
vote
0answers
211 views

nfs export external harddrive

I am trying to export my external harddrive using nfs. The external harddrive has the filesystem of type fuseblk. Does nfs export support fuseblk type? if not is there any other way that I can mount ...
4
votes
2answers
121 views

Linux Port 80 to redirect to a Windows box

I have 2 servers here at work. One is a Windows 2008 Server R2 (for safety's sake, lets use 192.168.1.100) and the other is a Fedora 14 (192.168.1.101). Currently when you hit our subdomain, ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

What causes newlines to be stripped when a buffer is flushed to a full ext3 partition?

We noticed this when we got disk full problems on our log partition. The resulting log files would have many lines concatenated together as if newlines were being stripped. A single line would be ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

VMware Workstation 8 shared folders not working with my client Fedora 17 install

I have a Windows7 box running a stripped down Fedora 17 (no gui) server running inside VMware 8 Workstation. When I proceed to install the vmware-tools, the shared folders feature fails to compile the ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Apache Mod SVN Access Forbidden

How do you resolve the error svn: access to '/repos/!svn/vcc/default' forbidden? I recently upgraded a Fedora 13 server to 16, and now I'm trying to debug an access error with a Subversion server ...
1
vote
2answers
824 views

Identifying Service Error in Fedora 16

How do you find the cause of a failed service start in Fedora 16? The new systemctl command in Fedora 16 seems to horribly obscure any useful logging info. [root@host ~]# systemctl start ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Downgrade PHP to 5.3 on Fedora 17

I'm trying to downgrade PHP to 5.3 on Fedora 17. Using yum downgrade I can only get as low as 5.4.1 (instead of 5.4.3). How can I install 5.3 using yum? I'm following the details at ...
1
vote
1answer
927 views

How to repair unbootable Fedora install

How do you repair/reinstall Fedora without deleting any existing partitions or data? I was attempting to upgrade some old Fedora 13 servers to 17, following the instructions in the wiki. After the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

PXE Boot Fedora 17 Error

When trying to boot into the latest Fedora 17 cd via PXE, I am presented with the following error: PXE dracut: fatal: no or empty root= argument So, I added a root= line to my fedora menu entry ...
1
vote
2answers
213 views

Unattended Fedora kickstart that works as CD/DVD *and* USB

Is it possible to create one ISO with one kickstart file that will work correctly when written to CD/DVD and as a USB? As far as I can tell I need two separate versions as modifications are needed in ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I switch java versions to an earlier version in Fedora 17?

I just installed Fedora 17. I'm setting up the Android Build Environment and need Java. I downloaded and installed jdk-6u32-linux-amd64.rpm I ran java -version and it spit out the correct version. ...
0
votes
1answer
344 views

sshd on fedora 16 - unable to log in from internal network

I'm trying to access a new installation of fedora 16 that runs sshd service,with putty from a machine that lays in the same network. sshd is enabled and started and i'm able to ssh to it from the ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

How to allow writing to a mounted NFS partition

How do you allow a specific user permission to write to an NFS partition? I've mounted an NFS share on my localhost (a Fedora install), and I can read and write as root, but I'm unable to write as ...
0
votes
1answer
205 views

Getting VSFTP running on Fedora 14

Having troubles getting VSFTPD running on Fedora 14. Here is what I have done so far, please let me know if I am missing something. When I try to connect through FTP it says connection time out. ...
1
vote
0answers
156 views

Cannot write to Apache www directory LAMP

I've got Fedora 16 running Apache, PHP & MySQL. I want to do 2 things: Share a directory within the www directory over Samba Use CMS systems that have automatic install/configure scripts I've ...
1
vote
4answers
17k views

I can connect to Samba server but cannot access shares.

I'm having trouble getting samba sharing working to access shares. I have setup a stand-alone box running Fedora 16 to use as a file-sharing and web development server. It needs to be able to share ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Is Traffic Control (tc) broken in Fedora 17?

After upgrading from Fedora 16 to Fedora 17, Traffic Control no longer seems to work. Running # tc qdisc show will output: qdisc pfifo_fast 0: dev eth0 root refcnt 2 bands 3 priopmap 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Where is org.apache.tomcat.dbcp.dbcp.BasicDataSourceFactory for tomcat?

On this page: http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/jndi-resources-howto.html it describes how to set up a JNDI name for a DataSource resource. It tells you that Tomcat's standard data source ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

SSH into Fedora 17 will not work with new users

I just deployed a new Fedora 17 server on the Amazon EC2. I was able to log in as ec2-user with my generated keypair, but I cannot log in under normal circumstances as a user I created. This is just ...
0
votes
0answers
348 views

Fedora 16: intranet local FQDNs don't resolve

Operating system: Fedora 16 x86_64 I am trying to understand the problems of the following. We use a local domain in our intranet (.local). The names are resolved correctly with and without .local: ...
-1
votes
1answer
163 views

Recovering from su chown -R 770 x:x * [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Accidential CHMOD 755 Like other questions lurking around here, e.g. this one and another, I've made a boo-boo. Specifically, I ran a command, in /, while rooted, like ...
2
votes
2answers
417 views

.bashrc and .ssh/ disappearing seemingly at random

I have a server that has been running Fedora 16 ( 3.1.0-7.fc16.x86_64 ) for about a month now. I only log in every few days or weeks, but when I do, sometimes files are missing from my home directory. ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Eth0 Interface Not Coming Up on Fedora 14

I'm trying to upgrade some old Fedora 13 servers to Fedora 14 following Fedora's docs. The yum commands ran very quickly and seemingly without error. However, when I rebooted after finishing the ...