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How do I automate suppling the network location of the kickstart config file when booting a Redhat variant 7 install iso

When booting a Scientific Linux 7 install iso for example, one could immediately hit tab and add some text to specify the location of the ks.cfg file they would like to use. I would like to automate ...
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How to enable iptables (instead of firewalld) services on RHEL 7 and Fedora 18?

The newest fedora has firewalld as new firewall aplication. I liked old iptables services. I want them back but have no idea how to do that. I have tried : systemctl disable firewalld.service ...
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How to enable synergy 24800 (or some other port) through firewalld

After upgrading to Fedora 18, Synergy, the keyboard sharing system was blocked by default. The culprit was firewalld, which happily ignored my previous settings made in the Fedora GUI, backed by ...
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How to disable SELinux for Apache httpd only on my Fedora 14?

By following this link I am able to just turn SELinux off completely from my Fedora 14. But I wonder how could I disable SELinux only for the httpd daemon? I don't have system-config-selinux installed ...
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Kickstart installation from USB — Kickstart location

After managing to get a Fedora ISO to rebuild successfully (for a USB stick) after adding a kickstart file (http://serverfault.com/questions/548405/), I now have an issue with locating the kickstart ...
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Keep receiving /sbin/mingetty[14312]: tty1: No such file or directory errors

When I check my /var/log/secure I see the following: Jan 19 01:52:21 205524 /sbin/mingetty[24176]: tty5: No such file or directory Jan 19 01:52:21 205524 /sbin/mingetty[24178]: tty4: No such file or ...
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Error while trying to start vsftpd server

I installed ftp server vsftpd in my fedora 16 machine. It worked fine until this morning. Suddenly, this morning, when i entered command to restart vsftpd it shows following error [root@localhost ...
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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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Why are external connections to my server so slow, but internal is almost instantaneous? [migrated]

My Setup I have an Ubee cable modem provided by my cable provider and a Linksys EA6300 router that handles my internal wireless connections. There is a Fedora 20 server connected to the Linksys. I ...
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Unable to join Fedora 20 machine to Active Directory with realmd

I don't know a lot about Active Directory, but I have some basic knowledge of what it does. I have been trying to join a Fedora 20 machine to the domain, and have been having some issues. I ran the ...
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PhpMyAdmin::403 error - don't have permission to enter localhost/phpmyadmin/ on Apache2, Fedora 13

I am running an apache 2.17 at a Fedora 13. I did install phpmyadmin from the repos (via yum). It is installed in /usr/share/phpMyAdmin. I did make a symlink from my document root to the ...
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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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OpenSwan (IPSEC) on Fedora 13 with Snow Leopard as a client

I recently installed OpenSwan on my Fedora 13 machine. I want to use it to connect with Mac OS X with L2TP over IPSEC, unfortunately I am already stuck on the IPSEC-negotation part. My server is ...
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Fedora 8 on intel atom device using live image burn with unetboot [migrated]

I'm new in LINUX, and I've been installing fedora 8 live image on intel atom based cpu ( installed on the harddrive, not usbstick) I have a running internet connection (router, Windows based PC, and ...
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How to override the hostname that DHCP configures on a CentOS7 box in AWS? [duplicate]

The title nearly says it all. I have a VM in EC2 running CentOS 7. It uses DHCP, which seems to be a EC2 requirement. DHCP keeps overwriting the hostname on reboot, no matter what I try. I won't ...
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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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Bad byte in one RAM module / Block area of RAM from being used

I have four 512 MB RAM modules in one server. The fourth RAM is showing error for only one bit when I use memtest86+ to test the RAMs. Even when I swap the RAM in fourth slot with some other RAM I ...
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OpenVPN Client recieves reply from Ping to Server but not from eth0 or non-server IP

I have been using OpenVPN succesfully with Layer2 bonding for over a year now. I have been experimenting with a more complicated setup on the local LAN using a ProxmoxVE hosting KVM VM as the server ...
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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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Database password error in Owncloud migrating from SQLite to MySQL/MariaDB

In a Fedora system, I need to convert the Owncloud's SQLite database into a MySQL/MariaDB database I started installing MySQL: # systemctl enable mysqld # systemctl start mysqld $ ...
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I can't get SSI to work on Fedora/Apache [closed]

I'm running Apache 2.4.10 on Fedora (20), and I've tried to enable SSI (server side includes) on the server. In the apache config file (httpd.conf) I have Options +Includes AddType text/html .htm ...
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Server drives gives input/output error when formatting in Fedora

I am at a total loss as to why this is happening. I have tried everything I can think of. I am trying to format a drive in Fedora to use in the server. Every time I try to format it I get a ...
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Ruby gems issue on Openshift origin on fedora 20

I meet some problem when checking bundle dependency on cd /var/www/openshift/broker bundle --local This is the error message, Bundler could not find compatible versions for gem "activesupport": ...
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Unable to Configure Quotas in RHEL6 & CentOS6- quotecheck returns error message

Unable to Configure Quotas in RHEL6 & CentOS6- quotecheck returns error message I've created new partition(/dev/sda6) and mounted it(on /hulk). Edited /etc/fstab file to give quotas on the ...
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postfix RCPT TO Temporary lookup failure 451 && mail transport unavailable

i configure Postfix and dovecot in fedora 20 my problem is when set RCPT TO return me 451 4.3.0 <test@example.com>: Temporary lookup failure my postfix Configuration main.cf # postfix ...
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Rsync failing with “file too large”

I am writing what should be a simple backup script to copy all of my media files to an external USB drive. There seems to be one file that it chokes on and I'm not sure why. Just trying to copy that ...
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Account with conflicting name exists locally

When I login to a Fedora box through ssh, i get the following error: Account with conflicting name exists locally Anyone know how I can get rid if this? I think whatever issue that is, it's also ...
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yum downloadonly does not get all rpms needed for network free upgrade

I need a method to install all the rpms and their dependencies that this client needs to get a php app running. The client does not want to connect their fedora server to the internet. I tried doing ...
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grep behaving differently on Fedora vs Ubuntu

So when I run this in Fedora I'm seeing this: $ ls hmm_data/indivA12_AATAAG/refs/par1/ 2R-orths.alleles 2R-ref.alleles $ ls hmm_data/indivA12_AATAAG/refs/par1/ | grep -F '-ref.alleles' ...
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How does “yum info” work? [closed]

I want to know how the yum info command works. I know yum info will display information about the installed package, but I really want to know which file it reads for that information. Whether it's ...
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Spacewalk server slow on channel cutover

I've setup a spacewalk installation with about 1300 servers. I have a few channels on this server, that look like the following: Centos 5 (latest) Centos 6 (latest) Centos 5_"date" Centos 6_"date" ...
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changing the hostname doesn't map the local ip to hostname

I tried changing my hostname from localhost.localdomain of fedora machine by giving the below command hostnamectl set-hostname example.com --static After that I did a network restart . But when I ...
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Changing the I/O scheduler for a specific disk

I would like to change permanently the I/O scheduler for a specific disk on Fedora 20. According to what I have found, this can be achieved by executing the following shell line as root: echo ...
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Listing available smb shares on a network through the command line in linux

I was wondering if there is a way of listing all the smb servers on a local network (like looking at a network neighborhood in windows) via the command line in fedora.
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Failed to configure CA certificate chain

I'm trying to setup SSL on fedora with apache. In my vhost... SSLCertificateFile /your/path/to/crt.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /your/path/to/key.key SSLCertificateChainFile ...
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How to correctly run PostgreSQL on Fedora

I decided to to run PostgreSQL on my Fedora 20, so I did sudo yum install postgresql-server.x86_64 postgresql-libs.x86_64 postgresql.x86_64 Now if I do postgres -D /var/lib/pgsql/data under ...
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Creating bootable Fedora USB with persistent storage

I am attempting to burn the full Fedora 19 x86_64 DVD iso to a USB drive and have a separate partition on it for a kickstart file / other media that will be installed in the kickstart process. With ...
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Selinux: Managing ports; Semanage command not found

I'm having trouble configuring SELinux to allow sending mail. Reading the SELinux documentation I've found I can manage ports via the semanage command, but the command can't be found. Is there ...
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SELinux: cannot confine Firefox process to mozilla_t domain

My goal is to execute Firefox in the mozilla_t domain instead of unconfined_t. The machine runs Fedora 20 with SELinux in enforcing mode. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get this right. No matter ...
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Can't do “yum update” in Fedora running in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I just made a clean install of Fedora 20 as a VM in VirtualBox. I set up the VM to use NAT as part of the network configuration in VirtualBox. At first I could ping google.com, but could not browse ...
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svn: Can't open file '/var/www/svn/repo/db/txn-current-lock': Permission denied

On Fedora os, I have problem to access SVN Repo and commit via HTTP. Here is my config file /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so LoadModule ...
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Run script before shutdown/restart

I'd like to run a PHP script when an instance is told to shutdown, but of course before it actually finishes shutting down. My particular script is just looking to push some log files from the local ...
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Any suggestions on setting a vswitch to allow a kvm guest to pxe install from an external boot server?

Any suggestions on setting a vSwitch to allow a kvm guest to pxe install from an external boot server? I'm trying to configure a vSwitch, in Fedora 20, so that I would be able to do a net-install, of ...
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Cant ssh to my public ip [duplicate]

I have been able to log on to my dev box (which is in my home network) for a while now, using ssh username@publicip however recently this has become impossible due to the following error ...
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my.cnf being ignored (fedora)

Because I'm getting errno=24 on a few queries in my testing environment (Fedora 18 running mysql-server.x86_64 5.5.31-1.fc18), I'm trying to increase the open files limit for mysqld. I have already ...
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Upgrading PHP 5.2 to PHP 5.3 on EC2

I am a HUGE novice with this, and I have spend a whole day and a night trying to fix this. I know this has been asked before, but I have tried everything in those answers as well as from all over the ...
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Setting up root directory of nginx in Fedora 19

So I had nginx set-up with the default site. I decided I wanted to change because my website is at /var/www/site/... so before I changed again, I went to 127.0.0.1 to see if everything worked. I did. ...
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How to get given users “Desktop Path”

How can i get the path to the given users desktop? I used this: echo $(awk "NR==$(awk 'BEGIN {FS=":"} {print $3}' /etc/passwd | awk "/^$(id -u USERSNAMEHERE)$/ {print NR}")" /etc/passwd | awk ...
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ldap change schema and config password

I installed openldap server to fedora 20, and try use it for manage bugzilla accounts. So I first configure it for my domain, plus set password: dn: olcDatabase={0}config,cn=config changetype: modify ...
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Systemd dependencies and boot order

I need to specify a boot order for processes to start. I have 389 Directory Server and Samba running on Fedora 18. How can I have the network services boot, then 389 DS, then Samba? Is there a GUI to ...