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%post section of rpmbuild not working

Situation: I'm trying to build a custom rpm to place a config file in a particular location. The installation completes fine by placing config files in proper directories but the %post section is not ...
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How do I correctly SSH port forward using LiveReload on Redhat?

Referencing this page: http://feedback.livereload.com/knowledgebase/articles/86280-if-you-edit-files-directly-on-your-server It says you can remotely port forward the LiveReload specific port of ...
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What does this error mean (Can't create TCP/IP socket (24))?

I have web server with OS RHEL 6.2 and Mysql 5.5.23 on another server and the web server can read from Mysql server without problem, but some time I got this error: [Sun Sep 23 06:13:07 2012] [error] ...
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How can I install VLC on RHEL 6.3?

I'm having a problem installing VLC on Red hat 6.3 When I try to use yum install vlc all goes well until it shows me this in the end: Error: Package: vlc-2.0.3-6.el6.x86_64 ...
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Logging in using SSH keys

I created a non-root user, new_user, on a Red Hat Linux machine. I then logged in as new_user and created a private/public key pair. I've created /home/new_user/.ssh, and I've appended the public key ...
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Get the distro and version of servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what version of Linux is running? What is the best way to get the flavor of linux installed on any server? For example if the server is RedHat or ...
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Install PHP mcrypt on Red Hat 4

I'm having a very hard time getting mcrypt for PHP installed on a Red Hat 4 server. I've downloaded the rpm but it tells me: error: Failed dependencies: php-common(x86-32) = 5.4.7-2.fc18 is ...
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do centos bug fixes get included in RedHat / Fedora?

I was wondering do CentOS bug fixes get pushed upstream to RedHat or Fedora? I imagine it's up to the maintainers of RHEL/Fedora, but I wanted to know the direction bug fixes get applied between ...
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Pause cronjobs for an account (WHM/cpanel) [duplicate]

Is it possible to stop all cronjobs for a particular cpanel user? The cronjobs should be resumable when required later. There are several hundred cronjobs running under this user. Only this user's ...
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Phusion Passenger setting PassengerPreStart does not activate using service httpd start

I'm running Phusion Passenger on RHEL, hosting a Rails application. I can successfully start up a passenger instance on Apache startup using the Passenger setting PassengerPreStart, but only if I ...
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Red Hat Directory Server and 389 Directory Server, differences

Red Hat Directory Server and 389 Directory Server are the same product? Or what is the difference between them?
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EC2 instance won't boot when changed from m1.small to m1.medium

I've been having a hell of a time figuring this one out. I have an amazon linux distro running on a m1.small EC2 instance, EBS storage, and it's been working great for about 8 months. I'd like to ...
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Dependency issue while installing perl-Net-SNMP

When I tried installing perl-Net-SNMP, I get the dependency error below : # yum install perl-Net-SNMP ... --> Processing Dependency: perl(Digest::HMAC) for package: ...
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How to add interface alias on RHEL6 or CentOS6 with NetworkManager?

How to add a network interface alias (for example eth0:0) on CentOS6 or RHEL6 in the "correct" way that is through NetworkManager without NM_CONTROLLED=no. And this has to be done without GUI. Thank ...
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I can't log in to Nagios web interface

When i try to login to Nagios in my web browser and after having repeatedly enter my login and password on my Nagios page http://127.0.0.1/nagios/, i get this : Authorization Required This ...
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Dependency issue while installing Nagios plugins

I have a dependency problem while installing nagios-plugins : yum install nagios-plugins-all ... --> Processing Dependency: /usr/bin/sensors for package: nagios-plugins-sensors-1.4.15-7.el6.i686 ...
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Switch flooding when bonding interfaces in Linux

+--------+ | Host A | +----+---+ | eth0 (AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA) ...
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redhat Apache fast-cgi selinux permissions

My apache installation is running php as fastcgi, and the virtual hosts are pointing to /home/*/public_html. and the fastcgi are home/*/cgi-bin/php.fcgi the public_html setup with selinux was: ...
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why i cannot run screen command on openshift?

i am using redhat openshift, and find some problems now: a) why default screen can not support path which contains too much characters [xxname-xxname.rhcloud.com ~]\> which screen /usr/bin/screen ...
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Is there a way to prevent password expiration when user has no password?

Okay, we all care about security so users should change their passwords on a regular basis (who said passwords are like underwear?). On redhat and centos (5.x and 6.x), it's possible to make every ...
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Run command on bash output delimited by space

~]$packageManager list packages gives back wordA1 wordB1 wordC1 wordA2 wordB2 wordC2 wordA3 wordB3 wordC3 I then want to run a second command on all B-column words, e.g. ~]$packageManager ...
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Multicast doesn't seem to be working on RHEL 5.5

I'm trying to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure on two machines. Their documentation states: You must enable multicasting for the cluster on the IP address subnet ranges 224.0.0.0/24 and ...
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Configure a DNS server per nic interface (eth0 / eth1)?

How would you configure a DNS Name Server per NIC (eth0 vs eth1) interface on RHEL/Centos 6? E.g. eth0 is on subnet 10.0.0.1/24 eth1 is on subnet 192.168.0.1/24 Any requests sent over ...
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How can I run Startup Repair on a KVM virtualized Windows Server?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running virtualized in a KVM virtual machine. Recently the virtual machine decided to stop booting, and it offered to Launch Startup Repair. However, upon entering ...
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Cannot umount device is busy [closed]

Situation I am running a RHEL server via a VM on my laptop. I have a win7 desktop sharing out a folder and the VM on my laptop running RHEL6 has a CIFS windows mount at \mnt\win When I go to ...
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what is the simple Command to check password expiry time of an openldap user account

I am running openldap 2.3.43.el5 on RHEL 5.3 I am trying to find a simple command that will tell you when the password for an ldap user will expire, any help would be greatly appreciated.This would ...
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setting up rhel 5.x RPM build server for mortal users

My task is to setup a RHEL 5.x build host, that can build RPMs for mortal users. On RHEL 6.x with rpm version 4.8, I have in /usr/lib/macros: # Path to top of build area. %_topdir ...
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How to Running applications automatically when X starts? [closed]

for RHEL5 How to run a script or application automatically after starting X server (after loading level 5)?
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How to uninstall mysql on redhat linux version 5

I have identified the rpm to uninstall which is the following: mysql-5.0.77-4.el5_6.6 I run the following rpm command to uninstall it: rpm -e mysql-5.0.77-4.el5_6.6 Then I receive a dependency ...
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VSFTPD says “500 OOPS: cannot change directory”

As soon as I login with my virtual users in ftp I get "cannot change directoy", I have the following configuration in vsftpd.conf. Please suggest listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES ...
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Yum, Redhat - Why am I getting 'Name collision between …' errors and how can I fix this?

Every time I try to launch 'yum' I get the following errors: Name collision between kterm kterm Name collision between kterm-color kterm-color Name collision between xterm-nic xterm-nic Name ...
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How to update from RHEL6.1 to RHEL6.2 ,not RHEL6.3

Now I'm using RHEL version 6.1, and would like to update to 6.2. If I use the command , yum update the OS version become 6.3. so I used the command below yum install kernel-2.6.32-220.23.1.el6 ...
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How to assure that Redhat and Ubuntu servers have the same packages and configuration?

I am looking for a way to assure that all Redhat boxes have same packages and configuration. For example, when I add new server, it is configured and the packages installed. Same for Ubuntu. I can ...
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What is the package name to install pam-pwdfile via yum on Red Hat?

I am installing vsftpd and want to create virtual users. I want to have a file and add users to it via htpasswd and use it for authentication.
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CF10 mod_jk.so won't load with RHEL 5.6 and Apache httpd 2.2.3

Does anyone have a solution to this... Running RHEL 5.6, with Apache httpd 2.2.3-65.el5_8 and get this error when trying to start the webserver: httpd: Syntax error on line 445 of ...
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How to install iostat to Red Hat 5, without internet connection?

Title is pretty clear, I have a server which doesn't have an internet connection. So I can't use yum or anything like that. I want to download necessary files with my PC and upload to server via SSH ...
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How do i connect my host browser to my guest web server

I have VMWare workstation 8 installed on a windows 7 machine. I have RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 running as a guest OS under VMWare. I am trying to get my web browser from windows 7 host to ...
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Does redhat have any jdk configuration tools?

Red Hat seems like a very inconvenient environment for java. On other distributions like debian and gentoo there have been system wide config tool for many years. On red hat there's seems to be ...
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Ubuntu vs. Ubuntu Server

I am familiar with ubuntu desktop. What additional features Ubuntu server provides? Is it competitive to high-end servers like RedHat or CentOS?
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Hotplug area too small error

I have VM running under RHEL6, which is running under HyperV. It has a lot of important soft installed, but does not have suffocating workload (~10% CPU is used). It's been really unstable recently ...
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Determine the default character encoding in a RedHat system

How do I determine the default character encoding in a RedHat system using the command line? I just want to know what encoding a Java app would use per default if none is specified
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What are these zero-length files created by Apache in the tmp directory?

Any ideas on why apache (httpd) creates these files in /tmp? I'm on Redhat 5.5 and Apache 2.2, mpm-prefork. -rw-------. 1 apache apache 0 Aug 14 12:46 filec1puD5 -rw-------. 1 apache apache ...
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What is the right place for default gateway in CentOS/RHEL?

As I can see there are 2 places where GATEWAY option could be used in CentOS: /etc/sysconfig/network /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-* What is the right place for default gateway and what ...
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SSH - sent password / access granted very slow

I wrote a question the other day regarding slow authentication. disabling GSSAPIauth did the trick. However, I am now faced with another issue. When reviewing the PuTTY event logs, i now have ~20 ...
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How can I create an “su” only user (no SSH or SFTP) and limit who can “su” into that account in RHEL5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I allow one user to su to another without allowing root access? We have a user account that our DBAs use (oracle). I do not want to set a password on this ...
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Linux CentOs 2.6.18 Setting locale for cronjobs

I have the problem, that I am trying to automate some Informix database job via the crontab. The job runs fine when done via the command line or processed via the at queue, but not via the crontab. ...
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Adding an existing user to a group with puppet

Is it possible to add an existing user to a group with puppet 2.7.18? We have two modules, each one defines one class : module "user" creates all users, including user foo and user bar. module ...
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How to get server type with dmidecode?

For example I have HP ProLiant DL380 G6. How can I get this information with command dmidecode? or I have to use another command?
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SELinux is preventing Perl CGI script from accessing Oracle libraries

I'm trying to configure SELinux on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 web server that runs Apache 2.2.15 and Perl 5.10.1, and connects to remote Oracle databases. The Oracle 11.2g client is installed. The ...
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RHEL 6.3 Mysql Install

I am attempting to install mysql on a server. It's a fresh install of RHEL 6.3. Yet, when I run 'yum install mysql mysql-server, I get the following messages. Loaded plugins: product-id, security, ...