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CentOS 7 mpath Install, Can't Find /dev/centos/root

I am attempting to install CentOS 7 on an older SuperMicro H8QM8 motherboard (AIC-7902 SCSI controller, aic7xxx kernel module) with 3 attached drives. The Adaptec SCSI bios recognizes the drives and ...
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1answer
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What is yum “running transaction test”?

There are many questions and answers on the internet about the "Running transaction test" notice which appears after a yum update. These questions usually concern what to do if it gets stuck. My ...
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1answer
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Installing Windows over Linux on a Hetzner server [closed]

I have a remote dedicated server from Hetzner which you can usually only install Linux on, because I haven't paid the ridiculous 25 euros/month for Windows. However, they have KVM access and you can ...
0
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1answer
61 views

dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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3answers
182 views

How can I package up a Linux installation into an .iso so I can install elsewhere? [closed]

I want to be able to install a base server (CentOS) and configure with some custom apps, then package that into an image file. I'll then use that image file to install duplicate servers. How can I do ...
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2answers
136 views

Installing php extension with yum [closed]

I'm very new to Linux and yum. I need to install a php extension (ioncube loader) using yum, but I'm not sure how exactly this is done. I'm going off this article, which tells me I need to run the ...
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1answer
36 views

Trouble installing rpm package [closed]

This is probably a dumb question. I need to install the rpm package as listed here: http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=CESA-2012:0467 but I simply don't know where it is hosted. I ...
0
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0answers
160 views

can not get required packages with yum

I wound like to install Tuleap - on Oracle Linux 6.4 [ebalbar@puding ~]$ yum repolist Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, security repo id repo name ...
0
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1answer
759 views

Problems installing php5 from source in Ubuntu

(Originally asked here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14977119/problems-installing-php5-from-source-in-ubuntu) I've been trying to install php5 for a while. I'm using. Ubuntu 12.10 Apache ...
0
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0answers
702 views

Can't install NPM after installing Node on EC2 Linux instance?

I'm trying my first attempt on getting a node server set up on an amazon ec2 linux instance. I think I made it quite far. First problem I ran into was when trying to make Node the connection timed ...
1
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1answer
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How to upgrade Apache 2 from 2.2 to 2.4 for Ubuntu 10.04

I was in the process of doing a test upgrade from Apache 2.2 to 2.4.3. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. I would have upgraded to 12.04 for this to see if the upgrade would go a lot smoother. Unfortunately, I ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Use the Fedora Yum command after installation, how to configure

When i use command "yum install exlipse*"after installtion, display eclipse-cdt,but in eclipse cannot edit C/C++ project, not clear when Yum after general to eclipse do configuration
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1answer
307 views

Move grub from USB to HDD

I install Ubuntu from USB. After complete installation I reboot my PC, remove flash frive and try to boot to linux. But I can't. because grub installed into flash drive and I see text: grub ...
0
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2answers
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How to install GNOME desktop from DVD on CentOS 6 using the command line?

I have installed CentOS 6 in Virtualbox. Although I have chosen to install General Purpose GNOME Desktop, the GNOME desktop does not start. All I get is a black and white text prompt. I would like to ...
1
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2answers
931 views

centos 6.2 remote kickstart installation

Using centos 6.2 I would like to kickoff installation via a kickstart file on a remote machine. In centos 5 I noticed that there is an initial prompt where the kickstart location can be set, but I ...
1
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2answers
628 views

Java EE install through ssh on a Linux AMI

I want to install Java EE 6 on a RedHat machine. The machine is actually an AWS AMI. I have installed JDK succesfully but when I try to install Java EE, the console tells me I hace to set the DISPLAY ...
1
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2answers
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Installing PHP 5.2.17 Dependencies on Centos 5

I have followed the wget method here hoping it was my solution: Howto install php 5.2.17 on centos 6 x86_64 However I get the following error when trying to install: # rpm -ivh ...
1
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1answer
749 views

Install Old Version of PHP on Centos 6

I am trying to install php 5.2.17 on a CentoOS machine. Having problems as I have only used yum in the past. I have the file downloaded and unpacked...not clear on how I need to ./configure before ...
2
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2answers
101 views

Remove All Repositories - CentOS (Can't Download Normal Stuff Anymore)

Any time I do yum install ___, what used to be normally accessible is no longer so. I think it is because of an installed repository causing the issue. How do I remove all repositories?
2
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0answers
547 views

How to install a program remotely using Zentyal server and Windows7 clients

I'm using Zentyal in order to use it as Domain Controller. All the clients are Windows7. I, as domain admin, need to install, in several computers, one application that requires admin privileges. ...
5
votes
4answers
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Install Xvfb via yum - yum repository for Xvfb?

I am trying to install Xvfb on a RHEL 6.2 system using yum. However, all of the help that I've found says to type: yum install Xvfb or... yum install xorg-x11-server-Xvfb Which I'm sure ...
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3answers
951 views

getting an error massage “E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)” in debian

I am trying to install java in my debian server but when I am running any of these command getting an error massage every time that is - insserv: Starting tomcat depends on rmnologin and therefore on ...
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1answer
381 views

ld path update in centos

I just installed manually apr and apr_util so i can install activemq cpp library. When i try to make the cpp library i get the following error: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lexpat collect2: ld ...
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2answers
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How to install gedit using yum

I'm trying to install gedit on an Amazon EC2 instance running Redhat 4.4.4-13. I thought it would be as easy as sudo yum install gedit But that just gives me: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
0
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1answer
925 views

memcached install issues with lib event on server

I've installed libevent on my server in the directory root/data/ and have i'm about to install memcached with ./configure –with-lib-event=/data/; make; make install However, after running a bit I ...
0
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1answer
134 views

install grub on disk image

I have disk image with 2 partitions: Partition 1 has cramfs file system (read only). This partition contains all system files of the OS Partition 2 has ext3 file system. This partition has only ...
1
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1answer
126 views

Linux automatic install or Live CD

I am under creation of a Linux installation CD for an embedded system I am developping. I have a general question regarding this topic. I have made some automatic installs a while back using ...
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1answer
967 views

Whats the difference of group install vs regular install in linux?

Whats the difference of group install vs regular install in linux?
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1answer
253 views

Installing Splunk on Godaddy server

Does anyone know if it is possible to install Splunk on a Godaddy server? I've downloaded the deb file on my server using wget (and obviously I have ssh access) but I'm struggling to install it as ...
0
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4answers
236 views

Easily installing various distros over a network

I'm working on some software that I'd like to test on various distributions of Linux, to be able to say that I know it works on them. The software interfaces with a hardware device over USB and ...
3
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2answers
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Fresh Red Hat Enterprise Linux fails to install httpd using yum

I'm trying to install a LAMP stack in a fresh red hat server but yum is misbehaving. Being linux illiterate I'm at a loss. $yum install httpd Loaded plugins: security Setting up Install Process No ...
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2answers
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Tmux installation problems

hI, I am trying to install the terminal multiplexer tmux on my Debian Lenny server so that I can have multiple terminals through ssh. However I have had a lot of difficulty installing it from the ...
5
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1answer
1k views

Installing a php extension (xdiff) from pecl on Linux

I was getting this error on my php script: Fatal error: Call to undefined function xdiff_file_diff() I realised that I didn't had the xdiff extension installed. When I tried to install it using the ...
14
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7answers
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How to remotely install Linux via SSH?

I need to remotely install Ubuntu Server 10.04 (x86) on a server currently running RHEL 3.4 (x86). I'll have to be very careful because no one can press the restart button for me if anything goes ...
2
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4answers
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Is there anything better than FFMPEG? [closed]

Just wondering if I should go with FFMPEG or is there a better alternative for processing videos? Thanks !
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1answer
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Can Jdownloader be installed into text mode in linux without X11?

I'm insterested into installing Jdownloader into text mode in linux, i want to use the api it has to control the downloads from a web application Do you guys think that's possible in gentoo? if so , ...
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3answers
3k views

How do I install a CentOS 5.5 in Xenserver?

When I try to install CentOS 5.5 in a new VM, I get an error that the installer is unable to retrieve stage2.img. I have verified the URL and I am able to download this file from a web browser. I ...
12
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4answers
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Where is a good permanent place to install custom bash scripts?

I'm about to install "leiningen" which is a bash script for the clojure programming language with a lot of usefulness... ...but I'm not sure where it is appropriate to -put- a executable script in ...
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3answers
240 views

Linux noob question - How do I update a program built from source?

When I build a program from source (CentOS), How do I go about updating it to a new version? Can I just run the make && make install again with the same configure options?
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2answers
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Unexpected results from custom partitioning scheme - Ubuntu preseed unattended install

I need some help with partman-auto custom recipe in preseed.... it's doing unexpected things, the docs aren't so clear. This is in my preseed file: d-i partman-auto/expert_recipe string ...
0
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1answer
154 views

installPrep.sh / validate.pl for Oracle 11g database on Red Hat EL 5

For Oracle 9i + 10g (database), there used to be a really helpful script that you could run to validate your environment was correct before you did the install. Does such a thing exist for 11g does ...
2
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8answers
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Remote reinstall of linux over ssh

I have a small linux server that I need to reinstall linux on (Debian stable 64 bit x86). I have physical access to the machine but it doesn't have any external devices such as a cdrom and does not ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Install ImageMagick with liquid-rescale support

I have installed ImageMagick 6.5.8 from source on Ubuntu 8.10 followed by the instructions listed here > tar xvfz ImageMagick.tar.gz > cd ImageMagick-6.5.8 > ./configure > make > sudo ...
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2answers
246 views

Post-install steps for a new Linux instance, and how to automate them

What post-install steps do you find yourself taking every time you install a new Linux server or VM ? I'm interested in things that could apply regardless of what use the server is to be put to, ...
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12answers
3k views

Tools to install after a minimal linux install

When you finished installation of your linux machine, what are the first packages that you install, and what are the tools that you get first ? In my Debian box, I get pv, screen, ccze, ... like this ...
2
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8answers
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When was the operating system installed?

I'm getting ready to reinstall my OS, but I'm wondering how long it's been cranking along. Please list the OS and the best way to find out when it was born and for S&Gs how long yours has made it ...
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1answer
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Oracle 11g silent install on Linux CentOS 5.2 x86-32 fails on database creation

After reading the Linux installation guide for Oracle 11g, taking particular note of the pre-installation requirements; I have been able to record a response file for a silent installation based off a ...
2
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6answers
16k views

How to setup sendmail (for Bugzilla)

I've already installed Bugzilla and I'm trying to the mailing functionality working. Apparently it can use the linux sendmail to do so. I don't know the first thing about how email even works. I've ...
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2answers
253 views

Repartitioning while disk is in use?

I've two closely related questions, so I'll keep them in one SF question: Question 1 I've a Linux (debian) server that must have minimal downtime. The disk has two partitions, one is / (ext3) and ...