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Fail2ban showing error Unable to contact server. Is it running?

We start fail2ban in centos using this command service fail2ban start but when we run service fail2ban status we get as below? What could be the mistake ya? Fail2ban (pid 2810 2813) is running... ...
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iSCSI on startup

I've configure iSCSI but CentOS 6.3 is unable to recognize if on startup. Here is fstab config: /dev/sdb1 /home ext4 _netdev 0 0 Here is iscsi.conf ...
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How to install master branch of freeradius on Centos

Could someone take me through the steps to install the master branch of freeradius on a fresh Centos 6 installation?
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Editing isolinux leads to kernel panic error in Centos Live CD

I downloaded a CentOS Live CD and tried to customize features on it. The CD boots fine if I use it "as-is". If I edit "isolinux.cfg" to edit the change the title of the CD or the automatic boot time, ...
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Set default Soundcard Centos

How do I set my default soundcard on Centos/Linux? I have two soundcards installed on my system and it always detects the wrong one, upon boot.
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Naming process in init scripts

I'm trying to write an init script that will start a service that needs to have started postgresql server before. Bellow is the postgresql's init header: #!/bin/sh # # postgresql This is the init ...
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RHN Satellite scout won't push

My RHN Satellite (Spacewalk) server is having issues with monitoring. The Spacewalk Monitor Scout will not push out successfully. It always stops with a Request Expired status. I can't seem to find ...
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After install Centos 6.3 from USB, it doesn't boot

I installed CentOS on my machine from my USB. I did a minimal CentOS USB drive with UNetbootin. After I install the CentOS, when i try to reboot, it does not starts. I have only the cursor blinking on ...
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Can't launch Snort on CentOS 6.3

I have a problem installing Snort on CentOS 6.3 in a virtual environment. When I run snort - ./snort status: Running in packet dump mode --== Initializing Snort ==-- Initializing Output ...
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Multiple Sessions and 1 is slow

Setup is a Centos 6 x64 server and a Windows 7 client running putty. Multiple sessions are opened to this same server from the same client. Periodically, one of these sessions slows to a crawl and ...
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Install CentOS in a VirtualBox to a Compact Flash and use it on a mini PC

I got into a very specific situation and want to get to know your opinions. I have got a mini PC with Intel Atom processor which should run CentOS with an upgraded kernel to 3.x and some ...
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Unable to run yum update on virtualized centOS 6.3

I am running a virtualized CentOS 6.3 on a Windows 7 computer. The computer (4 GB RAM) is connected to a corporate network. When I run yum update, it shows some progress, then eventually the VM (2 ...
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I can't find my tape library changer under centos 5 with a quantum scalar i40

i have a quantum scalar i40 connect on a centos 5 machine trough SAS interface. I fight with it since a while because the media changer does not work. I finally understood yesterday that the system ...
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ffmpeg: error while running with libx264

Main code: ffmpeg -i 2269801.avi -threads 0 -vcodec libx264 -b 900k -acodec libfaac -ar 44100 -ab 96k -ac 2 earthgirlsareeasy1.mp4 [libx264 @ 0x16cdde10]broken ffmpeg default settings detected ...
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i386 libtool conflicting with x86_64 libtool when installing Handbrake

I've been trying to install Handbrake on centos 5.8 with the help of some different guides. I'm running x86_64, and whenever I try to install packages necessary to build the binary, the arch ends up ...
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Hanging at “Running Transaction Test” when trying to install php-soap

I have here a CentOS 5 and I'm trying to run yum install php-soap but the installer hangs on and the last step is Running Transaction Test. I found out that NFS shares are the problem. See here or ...
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How can I tell if no_root_squash is enabled from an NFS client without mounting the share?

Obviously, I can look at /etc/exports on the NFS server-side to see if no_root_squash is enabled, but is there a way I can check this from the NFS client-side without actually mounting the share? ...
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xrdp - Cannot connect from OSX

I just installed Centos 6.5 and put xrdp on it. I set up my iptables to allow it, and I can connect fine (both over local network and over the internet) from Windows 7, iOS, Android (using the ...
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Cifs mount a windows share that goes offline

I have a windows share on my workstation that I need on my CentOS 7 server. I have this set up in my fstab as the following: //XXX.XXX.X.XX/Share /mnt/workstation cifs ...
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Error on building and installing memcached php extension

I have problems to run make on the latest memcached PHP extension, on CentOS 6.5: pecl download memcached tar zxvf memcached-2.2.0.tgz cd memcached-2.2.0/ phpize ./configure ...
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CentOS Strange Adobe Flash Problem

I have a CentOS release 6.5 (Final) Kernel 3.10.40-1.el6.elrepo.x86_64 with Adobe Flash problem. "Firefox ESR 24.6.0 "and "Chromium 31.0.1650.63 Built from source is CentOS release 6.5 (Final)" ...
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sudo service errors out with JAVA_HOME not found

I've used visudoer to set the keep_env for JAVA_HOME: $ sudo printenv | grep -i JAVA_HOME JAVA_HOME=/opt/java $ ls $JAVA_HOME bin db jre LICENSE README.html src.zip ...
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Firefox freezes with attachments or pdf

I am working on an old CentOs 5 machine. I am using Firefox as a browser. It worked fine until now, when every time I try to open a pdf or to attach something to the emails, it crashes. I tried to ...
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Why does “Connection Failed: 2002” display randomly on my PHP/MySQL website?

I'm running CentOS 6 with Apache/PHP/MySQL. PS. I'm sort of a novice at Linux, but I did my best to gather info before coming here. I'm now a bit stuck. I recently upgraded PHP to version 5.5.12. I ...
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How to fix “cannot retrieve repository metadata” when installing CentOS 6.5 from Kickstart over FTP?

I am pulling my hair out trying to fix this. I am attempting to install CentOS 6.5 over an FTP server on KVM from the physical host. I have vsftpd installed, selinux set to permissive, and iptables ...
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Why SAMP is not listening to the port

I have forwarded 38474 port to internal port 7778. Then I launched San Andreas Multiplayer on my CentOS server. When I'm typing netstat -npl I see this: Proto: tcp Recv-Q: 0 Send-Q: 0 Local Address: ...
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Avahi daemon can't launch due to dbus-daemon problems

I'm trying to run avahi-daemon on CentOS 6.5, but when I run it I get this error: bash-4.1# avahi-daemon Found user 'avahi' (UID 70) and group 'avahi' (GID 70). Successfully dropped root privileges. ...
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VMWare CenOS files disappear after reboot

Solved: I used install to hard disk file from CentOS desktop. after instalation I have two CentOS in VMWare player. The new installation saves everything. I've installed VMWare player and CentOS on ...
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port being in use not displayed in netstat output

In what scenarios port being used by a process don't show up in netstat -a output. I'm running jenkins on my machine. It's listening on port 8080. I'm trying to start another process that tries to ...
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Nvidia ethernet port not detected on Centos 7

When I tried to install Centos 7, my Nvidia ethernet port was not detected during the installation, whereas in all other distros it works perfectly without any problem. My rig is an AMD Athlon x2 64 ...
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Can not call a command

I have a script /etc/init.d/tilestream with: TILESTREAM="/usr/bin/tilestream" MAPPATH="/data" HOST="host" #HOST="localhost" #UIPORT="9001" UIPORT="8888" #TILEPORT="9000" TILEPORT="8888" ...
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Unable to mount cgroup

I've been searching for a solution to this problem but none was working. I would like to start my LXC container but i need to mount cgroup before. [root@stag-devCentOs ~]# lxc-start -n debianLxc ...
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Start Netbeans as super user as a shortcut with password embedded

For my work purposes, I need to start netbeans in super user mode. I find it quite irritating to have to type this : su then enter the password ./netbeans everytime I want to start netbeans. How ...
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The Case of the Conflicting Bootloaders

A server with a 2-disk RAID array (mirrored) is serviced by a 4-port 3Ware controller. Recently it became inaccessible after a restart. At the console it asked for the runlevel. Indeed, the /etc ...
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can xsp4 run .net 4.5 based application using mono framework?

I have installed mono 3.2.8 package into centOS 6.5 to run web application using mod-mono module. I have also installed apache 2, mod-mono 2.10 and xsp 2.10.2 in that system. Then I have tried to ...
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How can I make CentOS 6 treating WiFi flexibly like Ubuntu 12.04?

In my office, I have AT&T Uverse. The router is a 2wire 3600HGV. The WiFI is provided by a Cisco Linksys E1000 that is plugged in the 2wire device. With my notebook running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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CUPS - no document types are supported?

I'm hoping to eventually share out a printer for my household using CUPS. At this point I haven't made it past the initial config on the CentOS 6.2 x64 machine. Any document type I try to print using ...
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CentOS: FTP (vsftpd) Error 530

I struggled my way into setting up FTP on this VPS and I can not get the accounts to work. I did adduser passwd but I get this error in filezilla Response: 220 (vsFTPd 2.0.5) Command: USER Main ...
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Show icons for open windows on multiple desktop panels

By default, the bottom desktop panel in centos(6) gnome displays icons for all open windows in the workspace. However, with two monitors, these icons are frequently sitting in my blind spots, causing ...
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vagrant private network unstable

I have these 2 boxes, but I have a problem, when I start disributed and ping 172.28.128.2 often the network isn't working, but if I then go into oracle and ping 172.28.128.3 it'll find that and both ...
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Yum update crashing my OpenVPN tunnels

I have 100's of CentOS 5.10 clients that I access through a OpenVPN connection. I have internal repo that they use for updates. However some of my clients have some serious issues pulling packages ...
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Setting up Kolab Mail Server on Cent OS. The port number '389' is not available for use error?

I use: setup-kolab and all goes well , except an error is returned: The port number '389' is not avaialble for use. This may be due to an invalid port number, or port already being in use by another ...
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Centos not respecting ClientAliveCountMax

I'm running Centos 6.3 and trying to connect to it via OS X through capistrano deploying a Rails project. Capistrano is notorious for not respecting ServerAliveInternal from the client so I must set ...
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set the default keyboard type to ascii mode

I am running CentOS 6.5 and I am having problems setting the default keyboard mode to ascii for the virtual terminals. Currently, only the system console defaults to ascii mode, but if I log in to an ...
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Spamassassin blacklist_subject not translating UTF8 characters

I am using spamassassin version 3.3.1 in conjunction with amavisd on Centos 6.5 64bit. It appears that when I use the whitelist subject plugin (actually using it to blacklist subjects, ie ...
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Can't open any tool of the system administration panel in CentOS 6 that demands the root password

When I try to open any graphical tool that demands the root password, it won't launch after I enter the password. I have tried the "Authentication" and "Date and Time" apps, for example. When I try to ...
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Saxon rpm build fails due to “ant: command not found”

Hopefully this is a question I can ask this community. I'm currently working on building zookeeper-3.4.5-13 for a CentOS 5 environment. During this process I've been going down a long list of required ...
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VNC server on Centos 6.4

I have a Centos Desktop VM installed in Virtualbox, and want to connect to it using VNC. I have tried to install vnc-server, but could not connect. I removed it, then tried tigervnc-server, but same ...
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Oidentd problem with centos 6.5

I have installed oidentd and it is not working with ipv6s only, it works with ipv4 just fine. I have done some search on google and applied a patch on oidentd to work with ipv6 but i still cant make ...
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What software should I use to create a HPC (High performance compute) cluster with CentOS 6.5 VMs locally?

I've read about Torque, Slurm resource managers and Maui, Open Grid scheduler, Sonf of Grid Engine but I do not know which is more appropriate to use in a local environment? I've also read that I need ...