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Service fails to start - very little info in logs

I am trying to get the Quickbooks Database Server installed on my server. It is an old version intended to be installed on Fedora 6. I have successfully installed it on Fedora 7 with no issues at all. ...
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Putting remote Linux server in local VPN

I have a VPS running Fedora 21, that I'd like to automatically log in to my local network via VPN. My local router is running a pfSense firewall, so my options are IPsec, L2TP, OpenVPN, and PPTP. ...
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block all but a few ips with firewalld

On a linux networked machine, i would like to restrict the set of addresses on the "public" zone (firewalld concept), that are allowed to reach it. So the end result would be no other machine can ...
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firewalld allow connections to a port for only a subnet of IPs [duplicate]

I am on Fedora 21 Workstation on my PC. By default, all ports through firewalld are open on Fedora 21. When I open a service accessible through a port (such as a CouchDB or a SQL server or a simple ...
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Remote server access [closed]

I have a headless server (just a box connected to power and lan) running Fedora 21. Everyone else is running some form of Windows for business reasons on a laptop. However, we would like to access ...
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extract/unpack archive file from rpm binary file on %post [migrated]

I'm creating an rpm for a php web application. And I need to run a php file on %post. But before I can do that, I need to unpack the archive file from the rpm file to execute the php file on %post, on ...
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How to set umask for php-fpm in fedora 19

I cannot find where to set umask (to set proper permissions to files created by php scripts) in Fedora 19. (specifically, I want new files to have the permissions 664)
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Network aliases on boot on Fedora 17

We have a fedora server(Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle)) with a few aliases on the main NIC that don't get setup during boot. Here's my config: # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-em1* ...
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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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Fedora 21 Port Forwarding with firewalld (firewall-cmd); how does it REALLY work? Or, does it? [migrated]

Fedora's ability to forward ports using the apparently "native" networking software, firewalld, appears to continue to be broken beyond credulity. Please note that it hasn't really worked since at ...
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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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Fedora 21: Firewalld (firewall-cmd) won't PERMANENTLY assign interfaces to zones?

I installed Fedora on this one machine which is EXCLUSIVELY a gateway / firewall system. Following installation, I ran 'yum upgrade', and so it should be up to the very latest Fedora 21 - I'm a ...
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Configuration of spamassassin on Fedora 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing spamassassin on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. The official documentation ...
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Configuration of ClamAV on Fedora Core 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing Clamav on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. And, it's not enough ...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...
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Connection tracking in Firewalld (e.g. CentOS 7)

I can't get vsftpd and firewalld to work together properly on CentOS 7 (without adding the passive range to the firewalld). Looks like firewalld ignores connection tracking (nf_conntrack_ftp is loaded ...
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Samba 4 Fedora 21, I can create the share and log in, but cant read/execute existing folders

I have samba 4 running on Fedora 21. I have a share set up: [mediastorage] comment = MediaStorage path = /mnt/mediastorage public = yes writable = yes printable = no read only ...
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Headless linux install

How do you do a headless install of linux? No monitor, no keyboard. Machine has floopy and cd drive. Can I configure a live cd to run sshd with a preconfigured pass or something similar and manage it ...
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How to uninstall newly installed dependencies for a RPM package?

Is there an easy way to make a list of the dependencies a newly installed RPM package will install with yum? Example: If you do yum install ruby then it will also install some rubygems. But when 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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postgrey configuration on Fedora Core 21 is very different, and not documented

In upgrading from Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, one of the challenges has been getting postfix working with postgrey. I still don't have it working after many long hours focused on it. In the old ...
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Solved but Confused: Fedora 19 to 20 - “Protected multilib versions: chkconfig”

Initial Problem When upgrading from Fedora 19 to 20 using this command: yum --releasever=20 --setopt=deltarpm=0 distro-sync I get the following error Error: Multilib version problems found. This ...
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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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Is it ok to install CentOS rpm in fedora? [migrated]

I want to try gitlab community edition in my fedora laptop. From the downloads page, it has binary packages for Ubuntu and CentOS 6 and CentOS 7. Which one should I be installing in fedora or should I ...
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Broke Fedora after accidentally cancelled yum update

tl;dr: I ran yum update -y, then halfway a huge update (1.1GB) accidentally hit ctrl+C mid-way. This broke everything. I tried: 500 yum check all 501 package-cleanup --problems 502 ...
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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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qemu-kvm fail to boot Centos 5.3 after Kernel update at the host (feodra)

After updating Fedora 18 to kernel 3.9.x (current 3.9.4), I can no longer boot my Centos 5 guest OS. When I try to boot, the process halt at start and the CPU core work at 100%. If I boot Fedroa ...
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What is the problem with using Fedora for servers?

I have used Fedora for hosting servers a lot of times. I have never faced any problem. Still all the new users come and tell Fedora is not secure. We should use Ubuntu / CentOS or some other ...
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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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autossh -L fails with same command as ssh, how to make it work?

I'm running yum installed autossh 1.4a on fedora core 15 with the latest updates. This works: ssh -L 9000:valid.fqdn:80 another_valid_fqdn However, autossh fails and prints its usage message: ssh ...
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Can't get rid of Apache server-status

I am trying to deactivate the /server-status from an Apache2 running on a Fedora server. I tried to comment the lines in /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and I also tried to make it work only for my IP ...
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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 does the Apache PHP module knows where the php.ini file is located?

I found this page: http://www.php.net/manual/en/configuration.file.php. On my OS: Fedora 17, Apache 2.2,PHP 5.4 I searched for PHPIniDir in the httpd.conf file. This configuration does not exists. ...
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How to run Fedora container on Ubuntu host?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and was trying to run a Fedora container. The container I created via given templates does not work properly. I guess the reason is that systemd is not set up correctly. ...
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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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Why wget doesn't verify SSL certificates?

I have a problem with my Fedora 8 installation. It looks that wget doesn't know how to verify SSL certificates any more. It's strange because I have another Fedora 8 box which I believe has the same ...
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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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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 packages for enterprise linux

There are a number of packages available on fedora that I would like to install on RHEL v6.x. These packages do not appear to be available from RHEL (release, release-optional, or supplementary ...
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RHEL 6: View boot messages “behind” the splash screen

I know there was a way to do the above in Fedora. I cannot for the life of me remember what the key was; nor can I find documentation via a web search.
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Selinux “Add context Rule to Semanage” [closed]

As you add or change a new rule to fcontext semanage to any directory and apply, egg: # How to add this rule for apply changes whit restoreconf -Rv /var/www/html(/.*)?/media(/.*)? ...
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Fedora 21 pam_sss authentication failure - permission denied

We have configured a OpenLDAP server which is working fine. FreeBSD, Debian, and a WordPress plugin authenticate with no problems. We are configuring Fedora 21 with pam_sss, but we get the following ...
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firewalld vs iptables - when to use which [closed]

TL;DR On new CentOS server installs should I be using firewalld or just disable that and go back to using /etc/sysconfig/iptables ? firewalld and iptables serve similar purposes. Both do packet ...
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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

I need some kernel modules which are available in the Linux source but deactivated on Fedora 20 and I wonder what's the easiest and most forward way to do make them available. (namely then net/CAN ...
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Correctly setting the hostname - Fedora 20 on Amazon EC2

Context I have a Fedora 20 cloud image running on Amazon EC2 (henceforth called the "instance"). And I have some uncertainty about persistently setting its hostname. Goal In this case, let's say I ...
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net.inet.tcp.blackhole option on Fedora

This link of freebsdblog.org suggests a configuration option for FreeBSD that tells the system to drop all packages arriving from the network to a closed port and thus somewhat securing your system ...
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tcpdump: out.pcap: Permission denied

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/issue Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle) Kernel \r on an \m (\l) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.6.10-2.fc17.i686 #1 SMP Tue Dec 11 18:33:15 UTC ...
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kvm guest wont power off after network kickstart installation finishes

I'd like to be able full automate the creation a KVM guest, so I need the KVM guest to power off, so that the virt-install command returns. Unfortunately the guest doesn't power down, but end with: ...
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How do you secure the “gallery” photo gallery?

Are there any special steps that should be taken to secure Gallery? Specifically, I currently have the Fedora RPM gallery2-2.3-1.fc8 installed. I do have selinux enabled in targeted mode, which is a ...
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munin-cron Unable to Copy Contents

I recently installed munin on my (Fedora12 based) server. Now, I wanted to get all the graphs in a static directory (The application runs on Django). So, I edited the file /etc/munin/munin.conf by ...