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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VLAN setup via command line works, ifcfg-ethX.Y does not (CentOS 6.8)

I have CentOS 6.8 running in a Parallels VM. eth0 is bridged to the Ethernet adapter in the Mac. I need the CentOS server running a specific VLAN (10), so I have read this RHEL documentation. eth0 ...
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Minecraft acting differently when started from terminal compared to started by cron job at start-up

So I use a CentOS Linux 7.2.1511 server, where I host a couple of things, amongst them a Minecraft server. Since from time to time server is rebooted I scheduled a cron job to run minecraft server on ...
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Update nginx on Amazon linux (CentOs)

I'm trying to update nginx on a amazon linux instance which I read is compatible with centos repos.On their site there is a little guide to upgrade the repo. However I'm not sure how to translate it ...
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CentOS 6.7 Dedicated server, -bash: fork: Cannot allocate memory 128GB Ram

I bought my new dedicated server for hosting game servers, websites and personal stuff. Also for learning and testing. I have used dedicated servers before with Linux and windows so I guess I'm ...
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Multiple tmpfs partitions

[mayur@mayur311-pc ~]$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/centos-root 50G 3.6G 47G 8% / devtmpfs 3.9G 0 3.9G 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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How to fix install openvpn on CentOS 7?

All image about my problem is here Why I can't install openvpn with yum even I try to fix it like this website said . What is wrong in here? Help me, please people. By the way, the problem I see,is ...
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how to fix centOS after set up problem? [duplicate]

Why after set up CentOS 7 (I choice GNOME desktop install), reboot and It happen like this.(this picture). I choice c ; r ; 1, it still don't work, believe me. I snapshot again for everybody can see ...
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how to fix error python-pyparsing when install GNOME desktop in centos 7?

in first picture you see, I just type "# yum -y groups install "GNOME Desktop" and i meet the problem, that error, python-pyparsing, you see. How can I fix this problem? I try to do this, don't know ...
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CentOS Multilib problem with libgcc

My friend's computer running CentOS 5.6, trying to install hhvm, but it got an error: $ yum install hhvm Failed to set locale, defaulting to C Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Install Process ...
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how to fix install python-pyparsing-1.5.6-2.el6.rf.noarch.rpm?

i want to install python-pyparsing-1.5.6-2.el6.rf.noarch.rpm on my CentOS 7 but the error is in tthat picture. it say i need python 2.6 and I already installed python 2.6. But when I fix it again, it ...
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Extract files with cpio where one or more paths may contain spaces

We have a cpio archive that was created by generating a file that contains a list of absolute paths to be included in the archive. (one absolute path per line of a plain text file) The command to ...
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how to fix this command?

Can anyone help me this problem? what right package source need to download?
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Files not appearing immediately on remote system after SFTP put command

I'm encountering a bizarre issue. I'm sending files to a remote machine using SFTP's put command. However, even though my machine says the transfer is finished, the files don't appear immediately in ...
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how to fix install gnome desktop in CentOS 7?

I do like tutorial : How to install Desktop Environments on CentOS 7?, but I meet a trouble,see in this picture. How can I fix this for "startx" successed. in all install command line, i just see ...
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CentOS: How to force pip to install Django with latest Python 3.5

I'm running CentOS, and it has pre-installed Python 2.6.6. But I want to use Python 3.5, the latest version. So I have installed Python 3.5 on my server. It's working properly. I just compile Python ...
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'yum' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file [closed]

I installed CentOS 7 minimal on VirtualBox; when I type: yum install net-tools I get this error: 'yum' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
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rpcbind/nfs fails, failed to create RPC listeners, exiting

My system crashed while a script was running that deploys a pxe boot system (software is called DRBL). Now I can't get rpcbind, nfs, or ypbind to start properly. I'm chasing a series of errors which ...
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Where to get l2tp plugin for Network Manager in Centos 7

I need to connect to the l2tp VPN of my company, but I cannot find the package NetworkManager-l2tp in repositories. I used to use it in Fedora, but I cannot find it in the repositories of Centos 7. I ...
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timeout in locking authority file (vnc service)

There are some pages about timeout in locking authority file /root/.xauth but I really don't understand what is the root of the problem. As I start vnc service, I see: root@cluster:mahmood# /etc/...
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systemctl .service file not working as expected

I am working with the service files in Centos 7 and am creating one for xymon. The issue I am running into is I am trying to configure start, stop, and restart. I went as far as using an existing ...
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Why is my udev mounted device not staying put?

I have a computer running CentOS 7. I'm trying to set up a udev rule to automatically mount a USB drive (named 'sdb1') to /mnt/flash whenever it is connected. The udev script was not working (see ...
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Custom kickstart install completes but machine won't boot

I have been following the instructions on using kickstart to create a custom install at : http://www.smorgasbork.com/2012/01/04/building-a-custom-centos-7-kickstart-disc-part-3/ I got an unattended ...
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Centos 7 not loading latest kernel at boot

By default, centos 7 comes with kernel version 3.10.x. After installation of centos 7, I have upgraded kernel to 4.6.x that is latest stable version. My system is remote. First, it is very expensive ...
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renaming files in a folder

In one directory I have many files which look like this: Galaxy100-[0025-CL3.single.bed].bed and I would like to change it to: 0025-CL3.single.bed I tried this rename 's/Galaxy[0-9] - \[//' *, ...
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Shell Font Over SSH

I have a Linux machine (CentOS 7) in which I frequently SSH into from multiple devices. I have installed ZSH and Oh-my-zsh on the remote machine. I would like to install the following theme: https://...
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Centos 6.6 box with single wordpress site - out of memory: kill process httpd repeatedly

So I have a Centos 6.6 box running as a LAMP stack. PHP 5.3.3 | Apache 2.2.15 | MySQL Server 5.1.73 This box is a VM running on XenServer 6.5, It has 4Gb memory available. total ...
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CMake not found, yet it is installed [closed]

I am attempting to install CMake in a cluster environment running Centos 7.2, by executing: ./bootstrap --prefix=/home/user/opt make make install Compiling doesn't give any errors, yet, ...
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Are default zones not pre-populated following a fresh install in firewalld?

CentOS 7 / Minimal Install I want to get my feet wet with firewalld and am coming across some beginner issues. I installed it via yum install firewalld I enabled it via systemctl enable firewalld....
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Firewalld forwarding between zones not working

I have a centos 7 kvm hypervisor running multiple VMs that are configured to use NAT networking. These VMs run their services, of which ssh is the most important for administration purposes. I would ...
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Where does a Centos7 VM get the IP address for the local host name from?

On my centos7 VM, hostname says bmargulies-centos7, domainname says (none), dig bmargulies-centos7 says what's below, and ping of that hostname hangs. Where does the IP address 92.242.140.21 come from?...
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Difference between users listed under home directory and those not

I see some of the users I can find under /home directory in centos but not rest of the users. Users that are listed under /home directory, I can login as those users with command su username To ...
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Running Unison with incrond (inotify cron daemon)

We'd like to use unison to sync two servers. From the command line and in bash files the following command works fine: unison -batch /var/www/html/test ssh://host-2//var/www/html/test Files are ...
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gnome desktop is making automatic annoying pronunciation sounds?

for example when i put my mouse pointer to applications.It says "windows applications label" when i go to network mangager -> wifi it spells the words on each and every setting where my mouse goes. ...
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Eclipse doesn't stay “Always on Visible Workspace”

I usually hop between a few workspaces, but like having a couple of frequently used applications "Always on Visible Workspace". However, when I tell Eclipse to do that it slips into "Only on This ...
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cannot stat '/mnt/cdrom/dcp.repo':no such file or directory

This error was occurred during the installation on my centos minimal iso in oracle virtualbox and vmware workstation 12; both face this error. After some time it will automatically install but it won'...
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MEGAsync on Centos 6.5

I am trying to build MEGAsync client from the source package on Centos 6.5, but the process fails and it prints the following error message: Project MESSAGE: Installing desktop files. uic: Error in ...
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How to downgrade Centos 7.2 to 6.x

I just got a dedicated server and installed centos 7 but I didnt have any other os in the panel list than now I need to install centos admin panel but its not supported for centos7 is there any way to ...
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CentOS “mount.nfs: access denied” to Ubuntu NFS server

I have a NFS server on Ubuntu 14.04.4 and NFS client on CentOS 7; can this work? I keep getting a "mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting" error. I've tried turning off the firewall on the ...
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Install PostgreSQL 9.5 CentOS 7

I'm trying to install PostgreSQL 9.5 on CentOS 7. I've searched online and to get access to the 9.5 RPMs it requires installation of pgdg95 via the following command: sudo rpm -ivh http://yum....
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CentOS Kickstart Packages

I'm trying to install CentOS7 using a kickstart file which I've written. Below is a snippet from the kickstart ################################## ##### 3. Package installation ######################...
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Updating glibc to 2.21 on CentOS

I'm not very experienced with Linux, so please bear with me. I need to install MySQL 5.6 on a CentOS box. I found what seemed to be a simple tutorial, but the first command (sudo yum install my-sql-...
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Launching JNLP file from Linux

There is a .jnlp file which can be launched from Windows. I now want to open it from Linux. The command is javaws file.jnlp. However, I get a segmentation fault and the verbose message is not ...
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What to do if the owner of /usr/bin/* changes to a non-root?

It would be the right thing to say that I messed up! Accidentally, I changed the owner of all files in /usr/bin to 'dev' from 'root'. Now, sudo does not work! If I use sudo with any command, I get - ...
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Mic input ignored in Win7 HVD running from Ubuntu 15, 16, but not 14

The actual symptom I'm seeing is on Windows 7, but I think the root cause is in Ubuntu. I have a CentOS7.2 laptop, which I run an Ubuntu VM from, and from that VM I run VMWare Horizon View to run a ...
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Having problems updating after esx host problem

So I have a VM that had to be hard shutdown. I can't get the error to stop. CentOS 7.x latest [user@asm-dmz01 ~]$ sudo yum-complete-transaction --cleanup-only Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading ...
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cups restarted automatically

I have installed a cups service on a CentOS 7.1 64 bits. We have some problems with a printer and the only thing I can see on logs is /var/log/messages: May 18 12:11:37 isis systemd: Started CUPS ...
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CentOS 7: RAID 1 high I/O wait

I am running CentOS 7, with RAID 1 (md) on the hard drives. I have the partitions set as shown below. md0 -> root (sda1, sdb1) md2 -> swap (sda2, sdb2) md3 -> misc (sda3, sdb3) on md3, I ...
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CentOS: Install git with yum says glibc requires glibc-common older than installed

I'm using CentOS 6 from Docker, and when I install git, I get this dependency error: Error: Package: glibc-2.12-1.166.el6_7.7.i686 (updates) Requires: glibc-common = 2.12-1.166.el6_7.7 ...
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Set an IP in Centos for access in SSH when connected through WiFi

I recently installed CentOS 7 on Virtual Box with a minimal installation, and I have enabled the network interface in order to show my IP and access to it through SSH when connected by an Ethernet ...
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sshd AllowGroups group not granting access

I have this weird situation: On a Centos 6.6 box, in my sshd_config, I have the line AllowGroups foo bar baz just like on all the other servers. However, when user baz (whose group is baz) tries to ...