Questions specific to the CentOS Linux distribution. Use this tag if your question relates to how the CentOS distribution affects your problem; do not use it if you just happen to be using CentOS and your question is about a specific configuration detail or syntax.

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Runtime User Privilege Management ColdFusion on CentOS cPanel

I'm needing to understand the correct workflow for managing permissions to allow the ColdFusion 9 runtime user {coldfusion} to have access to user accounts. The germane elements ... Centos 5.8 WHM ...
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Cannot ssh into a fresh install of CentOS minimal on lan

I've downloaded CentOS 7 Minimal and installed on an old laptop. I want to be able to ssh to the machine from other machines on the same lan. But I keep getting this error .. ssh: connect to host 192....
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ffmpeg-php is showing in phpinfo but not working

Php info result ffmpeg-php version 0.7.0 ffmpeg-php built on Jul 13 2016 22:27:57 ffmpeg-php gd support enabled ffmpeg libavcodec version Lavc57.50.100 ffmpeg libavcodec license nonfree and ...
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Requires: libcurl.so.3()(64bit)

I am trying to install (yum install git) but at the end it throws me an error that is: Error: Package: git-1.7.12.4-1.el5.rf.x86_64 (rpmforge) Requires: libcurl.so.3 () (64bit) I want ...
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Move Linux Partitions, Dual Boot with windows [migrated]

I'm not thinking about Expand Linux Partitions... I need Shrink (one, the larger) and move it (two, with the swap)... Here my HD from Windows (Disk Management) Now, I want to reduce the last ...
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Stable server distribution without systemd (for OpenVZ)?

I don't want this to become a "my distribution is better" flamewar so please read the whole question and only answer if you know a distribution that fulfils all requirements. The situation is the ...
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How can I fix “cannot find a valid baseurl for repo” errors on CentOS?

I finished installing CentOS 6, but when I tried running yum update I got: [root@centos6test ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit Determining fastest mirrors Could not ...
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CentOS 6.8 + Samba4 + Kerberos: No credentials cache found

I am trying to release a server using ‍‍CentOS 6.8 + Samba4 (Winbind - LDAP + Kerberos) + NSS. I was able to join the domain, but I still getting this warning/error message: [root@snfs2 ~]# net ads ...
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option conflicts between FPM and ./configure

Short version- trying to use FPM to make an RPM and the --python-blahblahblah flags seem to not be working. I think they are being overwritten by something else and I'm hoping someone who understands ...
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append mode in Centos and Ubuntu

Both my systems show the very same permissions on the file. -rw-r--r-- I have a script running in R that uses a basic R function download.file('http://www.sample-videos.com/csv/Sample-Spreadsheet-...
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CentOS 7 persistent routing issue?

I have Googled a lot but still can't find a working way on how to make some persistent routes on centOS 7. [root@asd network-scripts]# route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway ...
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Apache map a port to a public directory

I have this directory in a vm /www/app1 and I want to be able to go to http://192.168.1.1:7778 and go to that directory how do I configure that using CentOS 7 minimal install? I just went through ...
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Redhat : “gluster volume status” shows NFS Server on localhost as N/A and Offline

I have 2 Nodes GlusterFS setup on 2 Redhat 6.7 Servers. (GlusterFS versions are both 3.7.12) Then the "NFS Server on localhost" status on one Server shows "n/a" and Online "N", while it is showing all ...
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Cannot connect CentOS on port 9200

Hello all, I cannot connect to my CentOS server on port 9200, the port ElasticSearch uses. This is my iptables file (see image above). As you can see I tried to open port 9200, but apparently ...
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Does /var/log/secure log successes?

Short one that I've been unable to find a decent answer for. Centos 5.10 server, trying to trawl through all the logs I can to see what IPs successfully accessed the server. I've been mucking about ...
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CentOS 6.5 Internet Issue Troubleshooting

I have a CentOS 6.5 server running at a remote location that I access using SSH through port forwarding on a router. Everything was working fine until today when I found I can no longer access the ...
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Enable ssh root login

I have access to a CentOS server with a user that its not root but belongs to the sudoers list. I do not have the password of root, nor I can't find out what it is (policies of the people who gave me ...
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Flashing cursor artifact in CentOS 7

I'm using CentOS 7 with GDM/GNOME 3 on a Dell laptop. I'm using the kmod-nvidia drivers with Bumblebee to support the laptop's Optimus capabilities. In the graphical environment starting from the ...
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Install aria2c on Centos7

I would like to install aria2c on centos7. I tried with yum install aria/aria2/aria2c but I receive "no package available". What is the proper way to install aria2c on centos7?
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not able to install ffmpeg php

I have installed this ffmpeg in CentOS server using ffmpeg auto installer version N-80962-g70d418c. After that I downloaded ffmpeg-php-0.6.2 and tried to configure and I got this error: configure:...
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500 OOPS: cannot change directory VSFTPD and S3FS

So, I am receiving the "500 OOPS cannot change directory" from VSFTPD ONLY when I have my S3 bucket mounted. It connects and changes directories just fine when I unmount the S3 bucket. Has anyone ...
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tomcat 8 will not start after initial install

I am trying to install tomcat on a new CentOS 7 virtual machine. I successfully installed apache httpd, and am able to get the apache test page when I type the ip of the virtual machine into a web ...
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Centos7 - crontab not running

I want to write a crontab that opens a firefox every minute (just to test it, i know it doesn't make any sense) My problem is that even though crontab is active nothing happens. This is how my crontab ...
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Why am I denied access to phpmyadmin?

Here is what my phpmyadmin.conf file looks like: # # Web application to manage MySQL # <Directory "/usr/share/phpmyadmin"> Order Deny,Allow Allow from 192.168.0.2 Allow from 192.168.0....
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permission denied, cannot list files within a folder

I have a folder like: drwx--xrwx 9 user group 4096 May 1 11:17 160429_ST-E00110_0195_AHMFVNCCXX However my user other can't do ls: -bash-4.1$ ls 160429_ST-E00110_0195_AHMFVNCCXX ls: cannot open ...
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CentOS SFTP chroot

I've some issues chrooting an SFTP access for a client. I can access the directory, but the problem is I can't read / write, I can just access the directory. Below is what I've done : # cat /etc/...
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Trying to compile DWM on Centos 7.2 - missing freetype/config/ftheader.h

/usr/include/ft2build.h:56:38: fatal error: freetype/config/ftheader.h: No such file or directory #include <freetype/config/ftheader.h> I have freetype-devel installed. There are no other ...
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linux /dev/root does not exist after custom ISO build of CentOS 7

I am building a custom ISO for CentOS 7 and for now I am just intending for this to be an absolute minimal install (a proof of concept basically). I am re-creating the ISO via using mkisofs, the only ...
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centos6.4 fetchmail not downloading mail more than 5MB?

i just configured fetchmail in CentOS 6.4. by the help of this tutorial everything is working mail is downloading well. But it's not downloading mails with attachments more than 5MB(approx.). ...
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How to restart ngnix server on CentOS

I recent buy a VPS on DigitalOcean and installed CentOS and follow the tutorial to install Ngnix Server, then I follow the tutorial to create a Virtual Host, but when I put this command to restart: ...
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CentOS or RHEL 7 - change nic used by cluster

I have a two nodes RHEL 7.1 cluster (NFS server) that currently uses 10 Gbps ethernet nics. The servers use a SAS shared storage. If I have to switch to Infiniband (IPoIB), can I stop the cluster, ...
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centos yum error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository

Our OS is CentOS 5.4. I run into this metadata file does not match checksum issue when I tried to sudo yum update and searching for a solution online, I read this post https://www.centos.org/forums/...
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I can not install MySQL using yum on Centos7

I've installed centos7 recently, but, when I am trying to install MySQL using the command: yum install mysql-community-server I keep getting Exiting on user cancel while I am not hitting any ...
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How to install keepass2 on CentOS 7?

I am looking for instructions on how to install Keepass2 on CentOS 7 unfortunately no luck so far. Is there any rpm available anywhere? Any info will be much appreciated!
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Plymouth Boot Splash - Turn off switching to text

I am working on an appliance system based on CentOS 6. I have created a custom boot splash, but I can't find any information on how I would disable the feature to switch to text mode (switching the ...
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How do I get X to start without a monitor attached while using NVIDIA drivers?

card : Geforce GT 730 OS : Centos 6.5 I'm trying to demo HP RGS on a CentOS 6.5 machine located in a DC offsite. RGS requires X to be running with NVidia HW acceleration, but I can't get X to start ...
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Sort, right-click context menu, on linux vnc desktop

I use Open in Terminal lot of times. On right-clicking VNC desktop, more often, create folder is clicked. To avoid that I wish to have Open in Terminal on top of menu or remove Create ... options ...
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ecryptfs-setup-private failing on Centos 6

$ ecryptfs-setup-private --force Enter your login passphrase: Enter your mount passphrase [leave blank to generate one]: ************************************************************************ YOU ...
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yum Error: No module named site

I installed Greenplum on Centos 7 and now I cannot use yum. I need to install samba-client but when I run: yum install samba-client I see this error: ImportError: No module named site which ...
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rpm temp file question (rpm-tmp)

When installing an RPM on CentOS, I receive the following error message: /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.44492: line 578: [: too many arguments The trouble I'm having is that /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.xxxxx file is always ...
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Choosing the right Centos release

I am remotely accessing the server which is a Linux machine using Putty and VNC viewer. On my server I have Cadence circuit simulator installed, so I am remotely logging in to get access to Cadence. ...
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How To Permanently Add Source IP to Route Table Entry in CentOS 5.11

I have a multi-homed CentOS 5.11 server in which I have manually changed the default route entry so that packets are sourced from a particular IP (45.32.6.197). How can I make this change permanent ...
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How do I find out what file Apache is serving when a port is hit?

I'm working on a server someone else set up. The server is CentOS 4.6 running Apache/2.0.59 (httpd). They have an update service setup on port 8443. I know it is working but I need to find out what ...
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Yum update problems on CentOS 6.5 minimal as VMware guest

INFO: I am using Windows 7 Pro (64bit) with VMware Workstation version 10.0.1 . I am using CentOS(64bit) 6.5 minimal, for the first time. I am running this from my workplace network, which may use a ...
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Giving apache user same permissions as root only on specific folders

Not sure if this is possible but is there a way to grant the Apache user same level of permissions (ownership) as root only on specific folder(s). Why I need this: We have a CentOS 6.2 server with ...
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Where can I find and install the mingw-w64 packages for CentOS 7?

I'd like to compile programs for Windows (such as Firefox) using mingw-w64 (not mingw32) but am struggling to find the correct packages for CentOS 7. Here's a list of my repos: $ yum repolist ...
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How to set up NAT on the host for virtual machines in Fedora 23 with Firewalld, in order to make them visible to other devices on the network?

Host: Fedora 23 Guest: CentOS 7.0 KVM/QEMU Here is what I am trying to do. Set up NAT on the host system (Fedora 23) so that the guest (CentOS 7.0) would be visible from outside (by other devices ...
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Remote desktop VNC from Ubuntu to CentOS7 showing strange view

I'm trying to use remote desktop on my LAN to access a machine's gui from another computer. The machine I am working on is Ubuntu14.04LTS using KDE desktop. The target machine is CENTOS7 with MATE ...
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Trying to get firefox running on CentOS 6 minimal iso - can't open display

I've got minimal CentOS 6 running on an Oracle VirtualBox on a Mac. I'm trying to get Firefox up and running so I can download some web files into the VM. I installed Firefox (yum --enablerepo=remi ...
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dm-0: WRITE SAME failed. Manually zeroing. Centos 7.1 on VmWare ESXI 5.5

I've got a error when system start on 2 VMs. dm-0: WRITE SAME failed. Manually zeroing. OS: CentOS 7.1 VMware ESXI 5.5 1-st VM has LSI Logic Parallel type for SCSI controller on HDD Datastorage. ...