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Logging %pre during kickstart - logfile doesn't exist after boot

I am kickstarting several EL6 systems and I want to log the actions taken in my %pre section. I know that I can log the %post section per the hints provided by centos.org: Tips and tricks for ...
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How can I determine which commands are installed by default on Ubuntu, CentOS and Red Hat?

I was surprised to discover that curl didn't come bundled as part of Ubuntu. Is there a canonical list of included components Linux commands that I can check for these three operating systems?
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Installing puppet on RHEL6

While installing puppet on RHEL6 I'm getting the following errors. Though I have installed ruby gems, I'm getting problems with ruby gems dependencies. How do I solve this problem? [root@INFINI-ONE ...
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Undefined reference to gzopen64 when building samtools

I am trying to install the software package samtools0.1.19. When I run make, I get errors: gcc -g -Wall -O2 -o samtools bam_tview.o bam_plcmd.o sam_view.o bam_rmdup.o bam_rmdupse.o bam_mate.o ...
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Which filesystems can RHEL 5 read from and write to?

Which filesystems can RHEL 5 read from and write to? Are there any that work but not well? I'm partitioning and external hard drive and I haven't been able to find a comprehensive list anywhere.
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Let pam module use hostname -s

Our hostname command gives back the servername.domain. This is in conflict with our authentication mechanism with our Active Directory. Is it possible to let the pam module use hostname -s (the ...
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On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 how can I use Python 2.7 as default not Python 2.6? I did but still showing 2.6?

RHEL 6.2 I have python 2.6 but I need default python 2.7 using yum packaging (so that nothing goes messed up, cause its a heavy duty working system, all I need the python 2.7 on it, without messing ...
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YUM UPDATE stuck forever

I created repository for RHEL 5.6 . There was already an exiting repository for RHEL5.2 which I deleted. And i run following commands yum clean all yum clean metadata then, Yum list all It list all ...
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Can you create a volumegroup in LVM that all the Logical volumes created under it will be thin provisioned?

I would like to know if it is possible to create a volumegroup in LVM that all the Logical volumes created under it will be thin provisioned? This will be used on RHEL 6 which does include thin ...
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How to automate connecting to multiple network devices, running a command and saving the output to a file?

I have to run a command on around 1000 network devices and save the output to a file. In a file I have a list of all the network device names that have to be connected to using SSH. I then have to run ...
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Boot up problem with RHEL 6

I restarted my RHEL 6 box and now I can't get past the logo screen. I tried booting without the splash screen so I could see what's going on, and I'm getting an error message saying something along ...
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Copy website from RedHat to CentOS

We currently have our website and website's CMS hosted on a dedicated host which runs Red Hat. We want to remove Red Hat and install CentOS instead. My question: is there a straight forward way of ...
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What are the chkconfig directives (classic style) into init.d scripts?

To ask my question, I must first clarify the context. Every init script in /etc/init.d (on RedHat and Centos distros) is prepared to be managed with the chkconfig command-line tool utility. This ...
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Errors in Syslog

Im getting this error on one of the server May 21 16:45:42 ERPSSO gconfd (root-24528): Failed to write "/root/.gconf/apps/puplet/%gconf.xml": Failed to move temporary file ...
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Identifying MaxSpeed of a Bonded Interface

I have configured Ethernet Bonding for our RHEL 6.2 Servers. Bonding is working fine but few confusion for me when I configured MRTG to monitor the bonded interface. MRTG is showing MaxSpeed of the ...
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Redhat find process memory usage [duplicate]

When I cat /proc/meminfo I see: MemTotal: 1048576 kB MemFree: 11136 kB Buffers: 0 kB Cached: 0 kB SwapCached: 0 kB Active: 0 kB Inactive: ...
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Problem in Joining RHEL with Windows 2008

I configured Domain on my test machine (Win2k8) and domain name is win2008ad.local and computer name is win2k8. So the full name is win2k8.win2008ad.local. I installed packages on RHEL 5 related to ...
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yum install wireshark-gnome [closed]

I tried using command yum install wireshark-gnome to install wireshark on RedHat 6.3. And I make sure the network is ok. But it fails cause by below prompt. Loaded plugins: product-id, security, ...
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-bash: yum: command not found

I have one server with Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 3) installed. And I tried to add the online repo using this link: Centos Wiki: RPMForge And everything goes smooth. But ...
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Finding RPMs for Install

I'm trying to install later version of software for 2 RPM-based installations, but yum tells me that I already have the latest versions. When looking to install software via RPM, what's the best way ...
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Writing triggers for mcelog

Just starting to look into mcelog for the first time (I've enabled it and seen syslog output before, but this is the first time I'm trying to do something non-default). I'm looking for information on ...
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Problem when changing the font size in nedit

Whenever I open Nedit, the following error appears ---- Cannot convert string "-*-helvetica-medium-r-normal-*-*-120-*-*-*-iso8859-1" to type FontStruct Cannot convert string ...
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How to start only one application on booting in RHEL 6? [duplicate]

I want to start only one application without any desktop after booting the system, it is like only application should be there not anything in RHEL 6.
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Slide show/screensaver over login screen on RHEL 6.4

I've see the slide show (Pictures folder) screensaver. I've also seen how to change the background behind my login screen. What I haven't been able to figure out is how to display a slide show as a ...
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Update different dropbox instances

I am using dropbox on my redhat linux kernel. Right now we have a dummy user set up, with it's own dropbox account. Everyone can access and dump their files into it while on the machine and then ...
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Yum Check Available Package Updates

Red Hat docs say: To see which installed packages on your system have updates available, use the following command: yum check-update What command must I run to view all available versions for ...
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Installing Minor Software Updates

On an existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux server, I need to perform software upgrades on Java, Apache and Samba. I need to install minor updates for each of the above software. How can I figure out ...
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Equivalent of “passwd -sa” in RHEL?

I feel a little silly having to ask this, but: In Solaris you can issue a passwd -sa command which gives you (more or less) the same output as passwd -S userName does, except it prints out the status ...
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Red hat enterprise linux how do i install apache with SSL HTTPS? i have CERTIFICATE, KEY, INTERMEDIATE (ROOT CA) from heart internet [closed]

How can i install SSL HTTPS in my apache webserver in Red hat enterprise linux? Only following is installed. And i have tried this website follow up but its not working it fails. $ uname -a ...
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How to use output of one command as input in another command

I made a copy of all the backups made on Wed of every week The time stamp of each file is not sorted but the day is Wednesday of every file Now, I need to sort each file based on time Stamp e.g if ...
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RHEL: Creating stable names for network interfaces

We have a RHEL 5.5 box with 8 interfaces. And the eth interface naming is flip flopping. Sometimes eth0 comes up on physical port 7th, and sometimes on another physical port. We want the naming to ...
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ERROR:While Updating

I am using RHEL6.Whenever I am tryiung to update my machine it says that [root@ASL-DRDO manmatha]# yum update Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager This ...
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Commands for determining level of usage of server

I am scripting a new program that will connect to a cluster of machines in a VM park, and hopefully check their level of usage. The VM clients are a combination of RHEL and CentOS, and runs on ...
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Not able to extend the size of an LVM logical volume

During RedHat installation, I created one volume group with two logical volumes in it. Volume Group Name = VolGroup00 LVMs = LogVol00 and LogVol01 LogVol00 size = 48G LogVol01 size = ...
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CIFS VFS: Unexpected SMB signature

When I login to server in Text mode the following Message appearing on one of Server CIFS VFS: Unexpected SMB signature We are using Redhat 5.6 64 bit. Is this serious error and how to resolve ...
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How to make RHEL Workstation to boots up faster?

I am using RHEL 6.4. Problem is it takes too much time to boots up? Can you say, what can I do to be out of this situation?
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How to make RHEL 6 to boot in Text-mode?

I am using RHEL 6.4 on a HP-Z620 Workstation.Whenever this machine starts up, it comes up with Graphics Mode e.g. Splash Screen,Red Hat Logo etc. But I want my machine to start in Text Mode. e.g. I ...
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Need general guide on how to build Linux Stream (LiS) under RedHat 6.2

Day 1 I have hit into some error, and the build simply fail, saying that there is some conflict. Thus I believe a .o file cannot be made and then result fatal error during linking, anyone have steps ...
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How to install vsftpd package

I am having a rhel6 server i want to install vsftpd package from there to my client machine How to do this.
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Using a specifing gateway for a packet. (CentOS/RHEL)

I have just setup a machine which has two NICs, one for private network and the other one for public network which has a real IP assigned to it. DEVICE=eth0 HWADDR=XXX TYPE=Ethernet UUID=XXX ...
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Red Hat Network (RHN) and package updates

I was just reading about Linux servers and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. What exactly is the Red Hat Network (RHN)? From what I've gathered, you subscribe to it to be able to update your system. Does this ...
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Installing a package locally to a user - best practices?

I want to install Git locally to a user on a RHEL server (I don't have root access) What would be your cleanest/ most organized way of installing software to a local user account? Installing ...
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Properly Setting Red Hat Daemon Umask

I've been trying to figure out the proper location to set daemon umasks in RedHat 5. All my searches lead to setting it in /etc/init.d/functions or /etc/sysconfig/init. What are the pros/cons of ...
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How do I install Red Hat Linux 9.0 Shrike from a USB drive?

I have a desktop PC which does not have a CD drive and does not have access to the Internet or other networks. I want to install Red Hat Linux 9.0 "Shrike" on it using a 8GB USB flash drive. I have ...
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How can I run a shell script as a daemon under Redhat?

I've got a shell script, which is essentially a one liner with some logging, which I'm trying to run this from an init script. I'm using the daemon function inside of /etc/init.d/functions to run it, ...
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Looking for a yum package repository containing apache subversion

I'd like to be able to install Apache Subversion on Red Hat with yum. Can anyone recommend a package repository?
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RHEL:Change Screen Resolution of Virtual Console

I am working on a RHEL 6.3 Workstation. And the monitor is a HD AOC Monitor. Problem I am facing is whenever this machine starts up, it runs with maximum screen resolution. It is a big screen and ...
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Why don't I get a Gnome GUI when I install Red Hat?

I'm trying to install Red Hat on my Windows system but Im facing a problem. I get only one option during installation which is "Minimal" and even if I check Gnome desktop in customize options, I only ...
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RHEL6: system default font

When I fire up urxvt or xterm, by default the font is a sans-serif monospace unaliased font. I would like to make this my font in other applications, but I can't find it in my system font list (i.e. I ...
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what is pts/0 and (:0.0) in linux by type who am i

When I type the command: [root@degeneration Desktop]# who am i root pts/0 2013-04-12 15:08 (:0.0) What is pts/0 and what is meant by (:0.0)?