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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CentOS 7 i386 Netinstall error: 'Error setting up base repository"

I downloaded the 32-bit CentOS 7 Netinstall version from http://mirror.centos.org/altarch/7/isos/i386/, and used the http://mirror.centos.org/altarch/7/os/i386/ as the repository during installation ...
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Build CentOS RPM for current git release, unsuccessful rebuild with alternate prefix

I am stuck in an effort to provide an maintain an up-to-date git release for a collection of CentOS Linux servers. I was hoping to be able to create binary RPMs that I could just have published to a ...
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What is the equivalent to this apt-get when installing PostgreSQL extension for acoustid?

On bitbucket, it says to install the extension using sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.X-acoustid. but I'm running on CentOS... when I replace apt-get with yum: $ sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.X-...
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How can I figure out why an HID unikey device is not being recognized by the software needing it?

I have a custom built CentOS machine. For those of you who know Vagrant, the image is at https://atlas.hashicorp.com/puppetlabs/boxes/centos-7.2-64-puppet. When I connect an HID Unikey device to this ...
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Back up script causing issues

I've got this backup script I'm trying to use and I'm having issues with it. #Setup Variables DOMAIN=domainexample.com FILENAME=${DOMAIN}.$(date +%Y%m%d) DBSERVER=localhost DATABASE=databasename USER=...
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CentOS 6 - Order of network interfaces when running “ip address show” command

I have installed CentOS 6.7 on new HP Gen9 server and decided to rename interfaces using udev so they are in order eth0-7 from left to right when looking at servers back (originally interfaces were in ...
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problems during install gnome on Centos 7?

My environment is VirtualBox 5.0.8 / Centos 7(64) and I create a local repository "local_centos7" from "CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.iso" yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop" some errors occur Error: ...
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Screen wont work once monitor is disconnected

I have a JetWay PC (JBC375F3AW) running CentOS7. When it boots up everything works OK. If I remove the cable going to the DVI port and re-connect it, it wont work. The same goes if I boot the box ...
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How do I get a certificate on a server from a certificate authority server using an OpenSSL request?

How do I get a successful request for a certificate from one Linux server to a Linux server that is a certificate authority? I'm using Centos 7 on both servers on the network. I'm using an OpenSSL ...
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Identifying disk drives during RHEL/CentOS/Fedora Installation

What steps are followed in order to identify a connected disk drive during Linux installation ? I am interested RHEL/CentOS/Fedora procedures. Is it entirely depends on the Kernel package and drivers ?...
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problem while using “ yum groups ”

When i am trying to use yum groups commands in RHEL 7 it is giving me following output. #yum groups list There is no installed groups file. Maybe run: yum groups mark convert (see man yum) I have ...
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Prune yum of stale installed packages/duplicate gcc packages after manual install

I'm in a weird situation, and maybe I've messed something up and just need to hit the reset button and re-install CentOS. Off a fresh install of CentOS7.1 the other day, I noticed the latest version ...
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VMWare Centos 7 partition Bad magic number error

I've inherited a VM image so not 100% sure how initial disks were set up. I've attempted to extend my image by 10Gb following some basic instructions & adding a partition but can't seem to commit ...
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How to keep remote directory up-to-date with local directory automatically?

Say, I have a directory A on my local machine and B on remote machine(Both are CentOS 7). I am using rsync to sync between them. But I want to track my changes on local directory and automatically ...
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Samba Share to Require Password Debugging

I've recently set up Samba on one of my CentOS 7 servers and it works fine, it allows anyone to access it as long as they are on the LAN. Now I need to set up a second share that can only be accessed ...
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CentOs 7 - MobaXterm - X11 Forwarding per user

I am using MobaXTerm to connect to my CentOs 7 Server. I have set X11Forwarding yes in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. The root user is able to start the X11-Gui for example gedit. The other users ...
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apache server-status 403 forbidden azure centos vm

I get 403 forbidden for http://testapache.cloudapp.net/server-status. Below are the following exact steps I have followed. I created a new centos vm. Then ran yum install httpd Opened /etc/httpd/...
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Empty output file in systemd unit file

I created the below systemd unit file (Centos 7) to run KMS server and logs the client requests to the kms-server.txt file. The service runs without any problem and responses to the client's requests ...
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Networking issues after XEN guest migration

Yesterday, after mirgation of my CentOS 5.3 VPS from ISP to my own local XEN, I was a little bit complicated: after changing all network settings inside: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (...
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FTP Server Allowing Public FTP Users When Are Restricted

I'm configuring FTP on a Centos 6.5 Machine, First I disabled Firewall & SELinux on Machine With Relevant Commands. Then installed FTP Via Yum, enabled service on boot & in running session ...
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CentOS not booting up after showing 5 ducks

I have been trying to install CentOS on my system for couples of days, without any success. After creating a flash drive with OS and and trying to install OS from this, it only shows 5 ducks and ...
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NFS Share on Centos 7 Fails to automount

I have a fresh install of Centos 7. I cannot seem to auto mount an NFS share located on 192.168.254.105:/srv/nfsshare from the Centos client. Mounting the share manually however, works perfectly. /...
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Install wireless usb on CentOS 7 (VMWare)

I am very new to Linux. I have installed CentOS 7 on a virtual machine using a windows host. I am wanting to install my USB wifi dongle so it can be used on the CentOS 7 guest. (My windows does not ...
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Postfix cannot start but dovecot is ok

My postfix service cannot start. Here is message: Job for postfix.service failed. See 'systemctl status postfix.service' and 'journalctl -xn' for details. And here is service status: postfix....
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Mysql 100% 1 core CPU load

I have 8 cpu in server, and Mysql works only on 1 cpu core on 100%. How can I use all cores? my my.cnf [mysqld] safe-show-database query_cache_limit=1M query_cache_size=64M ## 32MB for every 1GB ...
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Remove permanent redirect and clean DNS

I am experiencing "Server not found" errors since I did the following, in my server I had this domain structure: example.com -> permanent redirection to app.example.com app.example.com I removed ...
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httpd and mysqld used out of memory

I choose 512mb ram for my Centos VPS with very low traffic new website .but after 2,3 hours after rebooting, i have only 24mb free memory. when i use top command: 2981 root 20 0 37176 10m ...
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CentOS server can't be reached from local net after no active request to outer net for some time

I'm setting Wake-On-Lan of my CentOS server so that it can be wake up through Internet. I set a static ip address on my server, preserve the ip address on the router and create a static ARP entry of ...
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How to configure pam.d config files in CentOS

I am hardening a CentOS 6.7 VM to CIS standards. https://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/tools2/linux/CIS_CentOS_Linux_6_Benchmark_v1.1.0.pdf The above is the document I am using to harden the image. I am ...
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cups: connection timed out

Per title I'm showing connection timed out in the /var/log/cups/error_log. D [29/Oct/2015:17:43:32 -0400] cupsdSetBusyState: Printing jobs D [29/Oct/2015:17:44:04 -0400] [Job 11441] Connection ...
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Linux/CentOS - can't su after changing ownership

I mistakenly changed ownership of all files on a CentOS system from root to my login account. I can login but if I su I get: su: cannot set groups: Operation not permitted I don't need the system ...
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CentOS Running process not responding to kill signals and not context switched

An updatedb process on my linux server is not responding to kill signals. (kill -9 or SIGSTOP) [root@chroot-1 ~]# ps auwx | grep -i 4505 root 4505 99.5 0.0 59544 1256 ? RN 09:43 112:...
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CentOS 7 Custom Install: Error populating transaction

I used the search function and came up with this existing thread on this same issue that amazingly happened about 3 weeks ago. CentOS 7 Install: Error populating transaction . My issue is very, very ...
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CentOS 7 - Forcing a disk to be /dev/sda

I've been wrestling with this problem for awhile now, and I've hit a wall and need help. In my system, I have 1 drive connected to a SATA port, an SSD. CentOS 7 is installed to this disk. Also in ...
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gmail Internal parse error: Illegal envelope To: address (invalid domain name): root@[1.2.3.4]

Sending e-mails to my own gmail account from a server without a domain name. When using internal hostname basinsrv.localdomain, cannot reply. Tried these non-default settings in main.cf: myorigin =...
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vsftpd 2.2.2 - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd

I'm very new to Linux, and I'm currently experimenting with it and several services in order to familiarize myself to it. I've installed vsftpd to access the machine over ftp however I'm getting the ...
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Unable to update CentOS6.6 due to 404

For a long while I've had a scheduled call of 'yum upgrade' to keep my VPS healthy. Recently the update fails because no repositories can be found from the various mirrors. http://mirrorlist.centos....
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Restoring VG configuration from recovered drive

Had to reinstall CentOS on a server with three RAID 1 arrays. I installed the OS on sda (300g), and left sdb and sdc alone (they were not formatted or otherwise fiddled with). The OS is up but I'...
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How to recover an Intel RAID 0 on a Rocks cluster distribution

We had a Rocks 5.5 distribution on our cluster and wanted to upgrade to 6.2. The "/export" partition was mounted on a Intel software RAID 0 array of 2 identical hard drives (HD) (/dev/sdb and /dev/sdc)...
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Linux PAM: add specific lib to Makefile and compile a single module

I am dealing with the development of a custom PAM module for a CentOS7 system. As starting point, I'd like to use the project linux-pam, specifically: compiling only the pam_permit module; adding as ...
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Installing Docker on CentOS

I'm working through the docker installation guide. Running CentOS 7. I ran: curl -sSL https://get.docker.com/ | sh Output: warning: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/7/docker-main-repo/packages/docker-...
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Bash session errors on commands: “fork: Cannot allocate memory”

I have a bash session open to a remote server and something is wrong. I created a directory "test" and touched the files inside touch 1 2 3 4 5. I then tried to copy the directory cp test/ test2/ and ...
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Cyrus Performance Tweaks?

Okay guys, I have put a lot of research into this so bear with me. Here's what I am up against. I have been working with RC for a long time and I know some awesome SQL tweaks that work wonders, etc. ...
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Adding CentOS 7 to Active Directory

I am having a hard time adding a CentOS 7 machine to my domain (Active Directory 2012 running in Windows 2008 mode). I am using realmd to join the machine to the domain. Here is what I have checked so ...
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Which Kickstart commands and options cannot be %included?

I'm using Kickstart to automate a CentOS 7 installation and I'd like to create a common Kickstart file so I can %include it. After some testing it seems like some commands (like text) cannot be ...
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Libgcrypt warning: MD5 used - FIPS mode inactivated

Last week I enabled the openSSH FIPS 140-2 module on Server "A", and that system works flawlessly (including tsql queries to a SQL Server instance). I recently enabled the openSSH FIPS 140-2 module ...
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Centos 7 Mail log?

Previously I was using tail -f /var/log/maillog on Centos 6 When trying tail -f /var/log/maillog in CentOS 7 it says: cannot open ‘/var/log/maillog’ for reading: No such file or directory tail: no ...
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FIPS integrity test failed

I recently enabled the fips module in my CentOS 6 machine using this guide. During reboot, the system halted with this error: SELF TEST FAILED (/usr/lib64/hmaccalc/sha512hmac.hmac) dracut: FATAL: ...
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How to stream webcam on linux vps with videolan and output to html

It used to be quite simple to stream my webcam facing out into the yard to the world on my website. However, telstra has changed things where can't find a way to point my webcam to anything but local ...
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Can't setup mount of EncFS on user login

I've tried to setup EncFS to be mounted on user login as described in this guide excluding the Password Utility section, however it works with little success. The EncFS works properly (encryption/...