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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 ...
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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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Auto mounting samba windows share in Fedora Core 15

I have a server that runs centos 6.2 with a samba share. What i am trying to achieve is to have the samba share automatically mounted on my PC running Fedora 15. In /etc/fstab I have ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Setting up SSL with 389 Directory Server for LDAP authentication

I've got 389 Directory Server running on RHEL 5 with groups, users, posix etc. RHEL clients are authenticating users with LDAP - no problems, everything works perfect, but passwords are sent in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...