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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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Remote mouse pointer not visible in VNC [closed]

I used VNC desktops as a kind of collaboration server, as shared planning and pair programming environment for a long time. Now my latest iteration uses a KVM guest running Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle", ...
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Mounting an old LVM hard drive in Fedora 17 gives error message

On Fedora 17, I am trying to mount a hard drive as slave using the following command: mount /dev/sda5 /mnt/fedora8 And I get this error: mount: unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member' How do I ...
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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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Fedora 8 upgrade PHP > 5.2.4

One of my current company servers is using old Fedora 8 and web apps compatible with PHP 5.2.x. Currently the PHP version is 5.2.4. I would like to upgrade it minimum 5.2.5 so that Drupal-7 can be ...
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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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Creating Fedora RPMs with a defined Vendor

I would like all of my organizations RPMs to have a vendor defined so we can easily see which of our RPMs are installed. Does anyone know why Fedora says: Do not use these tags: Packager ...
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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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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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Running Python Script at boot as a particular user

I want to run a python script at boot as a particular user. The script is a server (listens on a socket, serves requests, etc) and should be run in the background, with any output preferably piped to ...