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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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.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. ...
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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 ...
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lighttpd on Fedora permission issues

I'm trying to get started with lighttpd on Fedora 16 to run a RESTful api for development. Right now even with the most basic sample config file I'm getting 404 pages when I know the pages I'm ...
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Installing Fedora 16 guest OS on VMware ESXi 5. What type OS should I choose?

Im trying to install Fedora 16(64bit) as guest OS on my VMware ESXi 5 host... But when configuring new vm, in tab Guest Operating System there is no Fedora 16. I can choose between RedHat 6, CentOS ...
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Fedora 16: “Permission denied: file permissions deny server access”

I'm working with a fresh Fedora 16 install and I'm trying to get Apache up and running. I'm very familiar with Linux and somewhat with CentOS, but I have very little experience with Fedora and SELinux ...
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Can't open/forward port with Fedora15

I've got a server running Fedora 15. My end goal is to be able to forward any protocol over random port numbers (specified via iptables rules.) Let's say, for the time being, I want to forward port ...
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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep ...
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fedora can't find mysql service

I have a VPS running Fedora 16 (upgraded from 15). Mysql was installed and working until recently. Now I can't get the mysql service started. when I try /etc/init.d/mysqld start I get the error ...
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Fedora Failed to get D-Bus connection

I have a VPS with fedora 16 installed. I have setup mysql and it was working a couple of days ago. Now suddenly when I try to start mysql I get the error: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Failed to ...
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c-kermit runs extremely slow on Fedora 16 [closed]

I have two Linux laptops, one that is rather old and decrepit, and the other that is meant to replace it. The newer one has Fedora 16, the old has I think 11, maybe. Anyway, the old one also has ...
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PHP won't run on Fedora 15

I have followed this exact tutorial on installing php on a Fedora 15 system. I have all the necessary packages installed with no errors. Yet the simple phpinfo() test page will show - it will show a ...
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installing libssl-dev in fedora7

I know, I'm using an old fedora version so please don't comment on that. I just want to know if anybody could help install libssl-dev in fedora7. Per my search, it seems that libssl-dev has no rpm for ...
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Disable remove pemission on linux

I have made a ftp directory I want that virtual users can create and update folders and files but they can not delete them. how do I suppose to do that? I have created this ftp by vsftp in fedora 16 ...
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Setting up VSFTPD for upload access

I've been trying to configure my ftp server and end goal I want the following: -No anon read/write access. -A single user with read/write access for myself I've followed a tutorial to setup a pam ...
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How to test if a vpn has been established correctly between two pc's?

I'm trying to connect two pc's using IPsec and StrongSwan. The first pc, which I want it to be the server runs openSUSE and the client pc runs Fedora. So after installing StrongSwan in the first pc ...
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Downgrading httpd on Fedora 16

I have a Fedora 16 server (installed in VirtualBox; host system is WinXP Pro, if it matters) that I'm trying to set up as a dev duplicate of an existing production server. The prod server does a lot ...
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Very long logging time via ssh and GSSAPIAuthentication. Can turning off GSSAPIAuthentication be a security issue?

I had a problem with very long logging via ssh to my servers (Fedora 16 and Centos 6). After testing some configuration I discovered that the problem is in enabled GSSAPIAuthentication options. After ...
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How to give a user account root privileges in Fedora 14?

I want to give my user account root access rights permanently, how can i do that? (i don't want to login using the root account). thx!
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Why is my process dying mysteriously?

I have read quite a lot of pages about the OOMKiller, including http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ , but I don't quite get still why a backup script I run would be killed if I look at my output of 'free ...
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Broken BIOS detected, complain to your hardware vendor. WTF?

This is what I found in dmesg on my new Fedora 16 instalation on new HP ProLiant DL320 G6 [ 0.130963] Performance Events: PEBS fmt1+, Westmere events, Broken BIOS detected, complain to ...
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Login Client (pGina in Window Vista) with LDAP Server (FDS)

Currently, I have setup my Fedora Directory Server (FDS) and a Windows Vista workstation (using pGina). I created several users in FDS (all under ou=People) initially. As I want to divide my users ...
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Fedora 16 system unresponsive - why? [closed]

The display was still showing things but the keyboard and mouse weren't working, ssh wasn't working and neither was ftp. After a power cycle the system came back fine. What would have caused this? ...
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Fedora 15: em1 recently dissapeared and hostapd no longer serves internet to wirelessly connected devices

I have a laptop running hostapd, phpd, and mysql. This laptop uses an Ethernet connection to connect to the internet and acts as a wireless access point for my workplace's wifi devices. After ...
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Nothing happening in CRON

I put in a command for crontab but nothing seems to be happening. #vi /etc/crontab SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin MAILTO=root HOME=/ # For details see man 4 crontabs # Example of ...
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Undo LVM on Fedora 13?

I had lost my boot partition. This happened quite frequently. I used to boot for recovery and rewrite the existing partioning. Last time I missed the correct option and installed LVM by mistake. Is it ...
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How to see which files contain in Fedora package installed?

How to see which files contain in Fedora package installed? For example, I have package tigervnc-server installed on Fedora release 15 (Lovelock) and want to see how it differs from distriburion of ...
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mod_wsgi overriding virtual hosts on Apache?

I have a working Django app hosted on my linode (Fedora 15), and I'm attempting to host a php-based site there as well. I'm using name-based virtual hosts to redirect requests based on the host name, ...
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Difference between RH-Firewall-1-INPUT and INPUT

I'm new to setting up servers and when I'm trying to follow a guide for doing iptables. The guide says to use RH-Firewall-1-INPUT while i see the original configuration just using INPUT. I'm wondering ...
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Fedora 11, need help on how to read an incoming message automatically through gsm module in fedora 11

Im trying to access text message that comes from gsm module through fedora 11. I want to read the contents of the message and then use it to access the database which is scripted in MySQL((i.e) The ...
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yum install kernel source

I'm installing dahdi on my Fedora 15 machine and when I try to build, I receive the following error You do not appear to have the sources for the 2.6.38.6-27.fc15.x86_64 kernel installed. The ...
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No init found. Try passing init= bootarg. ( linux fedora 14 - rackspace )

I have a server on Rackspace. It was working just fine. But this morning I found that it wasn't working, after a hard reboot (suggested by a rackspace chat support guy). I found that it was giving ...
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What happens if a linux kernel argument is passed twice with different values?

As the question states, what if I pass kernel /vmlinuz audit=1 audit=0 Will auditing enabled or disabled? Or will the kernel just freak out? Or is it undefined and will depend on the build of the ...
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Creating Custom Fedora/CentOS ISOs

I've been working on creating some custom Linux ISOs and have recently ran into some issues. Originally, I used bootcdwrite along with some scripts for create an ISO of the running config on a Debian ...
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Fedora 4, Apache 2.2.0, tomcat 5.5.7, openssl 0.9.7f, SSL certificates, domain names and IP addresses

I recently became the new admin of a old system that everybody approaches with the "don't touch it or it might break" mentality. Now I am being told to "touch it, and don't break it!" Task: What I ...
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Executing a script with ./script.sh fails while “sh script.sh” works

I'm very befuddled by this error and don't even know what to google for: Failure - Executing a script with: ./test.sh bash: ./test.sh: "Permission denied" Works - while these apporeaches work: ...
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Fedora 15 setting gnome-fallback as default for all users

I apologize in advance for my ignorance. We just switched from Fedora 8 to Fedora 15. I would like to make gnome-fallback the default desktop environment for all users. Via google I've found that: ...
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Erlang install error on Fedora 13

I am attempting to install RabbitMQ on a Fedora 13 box. This requires Erlang is installed. When I run yum install erlang I get the following messages. Yum seems to indicate that it resolved all the ...
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Setting up GIT on CentOS server

I'm trying to set up GIT on my home CentOS 6.2 server (I already have LAMP running on it). The only access that will be made to it is from the local network - or to be more precise, from my laptop ...
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Fedora Linux VM guest: How to change screen resolution [closed]

I'm running Fedora Linux 16 as guest system, inside a Windows/VirtualBox host. After install the provided add-ons, only 1024x768 screen resolution displays properly; when I try to increase it, I ...
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Error in Fedora 9 while installing MySQL 5.5.20 using “YUM” Command

I am trying to install the latest version of MySQL server on a Fedora 9 machine. When I run the command yum --enablerepo=remi list mysql mysql-server, I get the error: Loaded plugins: ...
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Can I set up Fedora or Centos repos in RHEL6?

I have a RHEL6 box with no subscription to Red Hat Network. I want to install gcc using yum to resolve all the complex dependencies. Can I connect to Fedora or Centos repositories to install software? ...
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Joomla cache_dir and other directories are not writable

I have a Fedora install running apache and Joomla. The http.conf is showing apache as the user and group that it is using. I have changed the owner of the folder structure using chown -R apache ...