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unable to start centos 7 gui

startx does not work, it says startx command not found. i tried yum -y groups install "GNOME Desktop" and yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop" "Graphical Administration Tools" it says cannot ...
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Installing Dovecot and Exim on CentOS 6.4

I've been looking for some guides on setting up a secure Dovecot and Exim mail server setup on CentOS 6.4, however it seems there's nothing out there. Does anyone know of any guides - or - if someone ...
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setting up a relay port for postfix smtp on CentOS 7

A CentOS 7 server has postfix, dovecot, and mailx installed. I am able to make an IMAP connection to the server from my remote Thunderbird client running on my local devbox. But I am not able to ...
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PPTP VPN in CentOS 7

I recently installed CentOS 7 (GNOME), but I realized that there is no option for setting up a PPTP VPN client. I tried to install networkmanager-pptp-gnome, but unfortunately it's not available in ...
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How To Install Virtualbox Guest Additions On CentOS via Command Line only

Reading the Virtualbox user manual, I finally got [here], which explains how to install Virtualbox Guest Additions on a Linux guest via Command Line. But it's not clear enough for me (I just started ...
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Using second ip on eth1

I have a /26 static ip in my network and I want to assign a second ip to a machine which already have one ip on eth0. The OS CentOS 6.6 64bit. I added another ethernet adapter (card) to the machine ...
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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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How to set IP based on interface name (not MAC) on Centos 6.5

I'm trying to automate the network interface setup that will be used on identical boxes. The boxes have 3 different NICs. Each of the 3 NICs have different MAC prefixes that I can use to differentiate ...
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I can't get flash plugin to work on Centos 6.6

I keep getting error:plug in needed to view content when ever I want to watch certain videos on certain sites... this was just a matter of installing flash-plug in on my fedora 22 laptop. But when I ...
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Network Configuration for Rocks Cluster

So I'm trying to set up a Rocks cluster and seem to be failing at the network configuration part, as I can not get an internet connection in my final install. So the address of that computer that ...
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Create authentication when someone acces httpd in centOs

I have CentOs 6.6, What I want is: When someone access the var/www/html on his browser, I want a authentication bar to pop up and fill in his username and password. this is because I want httpd over ...
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set up centos7, configuration of ip

when I'm searching for ip setting of centos 7. Responed is centos 6.X 's or ealier, and I tried. But how is the default DHCP configuration of centos 7. Some configurations have been done like I want ...
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configure not work

checking for gcc... gcc checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/fromftp/freeradius-server-2.2.6': configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables See `config.log' for ...
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yum install http://www.example.com/package.rpm vs. rpm -ivh http://www.example.com/package.rpm

What's the difference between those commands? Are there any advantages to you yum or rpm for the same task? yum install ...
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How to reset $PATH on CentOS 6.5

I had a server restart and since then I am no longer able to run any commands under SSH. Any command will just return something like: -bash: ls: command not found I realize my $PATH must have been ...
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How display log messages from previous boots under CentOS 7?

Executing journalctl under a CentOS 7 system just prints messages generated after the last boot. The command # journalctl --boot=-1 prints Failed to look up boot -1: Cannot assign requested ...
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How can I confirm download status for yum update on RHEL5/CentOS5?

I have an older server/appliance running CentOS 5.x. When I run updates on it, yum shows something like this: The screen stays like that until all packages are downloaded -- no status or progress ...
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How should I upgrade php5.3.20 to PHP 5.4 or higher than in Centos 5.3?

I build a webs application by using Codeigniter3 which required PHP5.4 o higher than this version and hosted in Centos Linux 5.3. So how should I upgrade PHP5.3 to higher version? However what is PHP ...
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CentOS 7 - Rename network interface without rebooting

I'm renaming network interfaces by modifying the files in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts. eth0 -> nic0 eth1 -> nic1 The content of the the network scripts looks like this, after modification: # ...
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Installation guide for IBM Lotus notes 9.0 [on hold]

can someone help me in installing IBM Lotus notes 9.0.
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ioctl: invalid argument for HDIO_GET_IDENTITY

I wrote a program to get the details of hard disk drive using HDIO_ ioctl calls. For writing program, I'm referring Documentation/ioctl/hdio.txt in kernel source(2.6.32). Here is my main part of ...
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CentOS 7 won't serve static https content, why not?

I just re-installed httpd and created a static index.html file. I have firewalld configured to allow internet access to the https service. But when I type https://my.server.ip in a web browser, the ...
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Where can I find gtkglextmm for centos 6?

Yet another "where can I find" question. I'm looking for gtkglextmm, the gtk/gl C++ wrapper, for CentOS 6. On my Ubuntu system, I know you can get it with sudo apt-get install ...
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How to find the cpu and memory usage of child processes

Supervisord is running on centos server. If I do ps -e -o %mem,%cpu,cmd | grep supervisord | awk '{memory+=$1;cpu+=$2} END {print memory,cpu}' I get 0 0 just because supervisord is just an ...
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Boot to different partition after restore of operating system

Let's say I have a server with one RAID with 3 partitions: P1 - 20G OS / programs P2 - 190G Data P3 - 20G unused If I ever need to roll back P1 to a previous state, and I've restored a past ...
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how do I update client certificates in openvpn?

I am using OpenVPN to secure access to apps running on a CentOS 7 server. Each authorized client has a key which is used to connect to the server using OpenVPN. The problem is that the keys are just ...
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Unable to locally verify the issuer's authority

I am not able to open any https URLs using wget or curl: $ wget https://www.python.org --2015-04-27 17:17:33-- https://www.python.org/ Resolving www.python.org (www.python.org)... 103.245.222.223 ...
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Vagrant + CentOS 7 - Apache fails to start, I don't see an error

I'm spending some time trying to provision a Vagrant box running from a CentOS 7 base box. After a fresh install of Apache, I am able to hit the server over http and restart the server, but as soon ...
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Grep /var/log/maillog for email to a certain user, based only on his linux username

Level 1, beginner here. Question about grep and maillog. I have a learning environment, based on Linux CentOS, with Postfix and SquirrelMail running, but my assignment is more in general. I need to ...
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IP Adress is showing website instead of default Apache page [on hold]

I have a VPS server with DirectAdmin. The main IP adress of the server is 1.1.1.1. There are 4 users in DirectAdmin and everyone has their own IP address, e.g. user user1 has IP address 1.1.1.2. But ...
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How to set the repo file properly to have lxde installed?

I want to have lxde installed on my centos 7 with the command. yum install -y lxde An error occur: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: ...
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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 ...
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pppd issue over serial cable

I'm trying to set up a ppp connection between 2 computers via serial cable, to enable TCP/IP over serial. Computer1 -> USB-Serial Converter -> Serial Cable -> Serial port of Computer 2 On computer ...
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How can I see settings of the email server?

I have root access to a Linux server (CentOS 5.10). I want to see the email server's settings such as whether SMPT is working, wheter there is an email server, port number, does it require SSL, what ...
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Centos 7/Gnome Applications menu items don't respond

I have CentOS 7 installed with gnome. After some uptime, no items under the 'Applications' menu respond.* I can open the menus and submenus and hover over items with the mouse pointer. They will ...
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Need to install VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.3.8 in CentOS 6.3

My host system is OSX 10.9.2 and I'm running VirtualBox 4.3.8. In a Hadoop class I took recently, we were provided with a VM disk image preloaded with CentOS 6.3 and a lot of Hadoop-related ...
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How to permanently disable root-password prompt for recovery mode, RHEL7

Note: I asked a similar quesiton concerning version 6 of these bundles here. Note that 7 uses systemd and may have a different implementation In the rare cases that a RHEL or CentOS 7 system is ...
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enable apache mod rewrites to load clean-urls

In CentOS, a2enmod rewrite results in “command not found” but httpd -M lists rewrite module as listed and shared. I'm trying to enable it so can then have these rewrite rule apply so I can switch back ...
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How to colorize “root” in red in CentOS?

This is the content of /etc/bashrc, I would like to modify it for show "root" as red but don't know where to add the color code. # /etc/bashrc # System wide functions and aliases # Environment stuff ...
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How to extend swap space [on hold]

I want to extend my swap space by 20 gb Current output of swapon -s: Filename Type Size Used Priority /swapfile file ...
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Nginx says open() “/etc/nginx/conf.d/foo.conf” failed (13: Permission denied)

Here is what I have in ls -al /etc/nginx: total 52 drwxr-xr-x. 4 root root 4096 Jul 28 04:16 . drwxr-xr-x. 78 root root 8192 Jul 28 03:37 .. drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 26 Jul 28 03:55 conf.d ...
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PAC Manager dependencies problem under Centos 7.1

I have downloaded PAC Manager from sourceforge.net/projects/pacmanager/files/pac-4.0/pac-4.5.5.5-2.x86_64.rpm/download When I try to do yum install on it, I get dependency errors at the end: Error: ...
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bash cannot find mvn command after install

I tried to install Maven on CentOS 7, but afterwards typing mvn -version in the terminal results in bash: mvn: command not found.... How can I fix this so that I can call maven from the CentOS 7 ...
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OpenLDAP: Invalid syntax error when trying to add LDIF

I keep getting an invalid syntax error when trying to create a user in OpenLDAP (CentOS 7). This is a new install of OpenLDAP for testing purposes. So far I've managed to create a group called "Lab ...
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Installing a different php version for a subdomain

I have a cPanel dedicated server installed with PHP 5.2.17. I need to use php 5.3 version for my subdomain and the directory needed php.5.3 is /home/website30/public_html/blog/. Can anyone provide ...
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Google chrome and chromium black window

When I update my google chrome or chromium to a version that is higher than 38 The window of the browser gets black functional square. It's all black even the top bar. I basically can't see anything ...
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CentOS 7.1.1503 Minimal cannot install Gnome Desktop via yum groupinstall “GNOME Desktop”

I've installed CentOS 7 as a virtual machine using virtualbox. That part worked fine and I've got my network connection working properly. I've updated yum and that worked fine. It would seem that ...
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X will not start, Centos 7

I installed X/X11 and proceeded to install DWM on my X220. However, X does not start and I am having trouble figuring out why. I have posted the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file here: ...
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Installing python on CentOS

I am unable to digest the fact that Linux CentOS requires users to do so much just for installing Python. It was so easy installing python on Ubuntu. Also since CentOS comes with python2.5 it leads ...
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Python 2.7.10 on centos 6.6 but no IDLE

I installed Python 2.7.10 on my Centos 6.6 32 bit laptop but when I type IDLE at the prompt I get this [sinux1@horriblehost ~]$ idle ** IDLE can't import Tkinter. Your Python may not be configured ...