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Is there any way to impose user validation with yum?

I am trying to set up a package distribution via yum. Is there any way to restrict who can install the package from the server side (running RHEL 7.1)? I imagine that it is possible by whitelisting ...
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How to know the path of a yum repository? [duplicate]

when I run the yum repolist , I get the follwoing repositories names yum repolist Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite. ...
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Does Linux Cache Hardware Info?

Questions Does Linux store hardware information between boots? (Such as EDIDs) If so is it possible to configure what gets cached? Background The reason I ask is that I currently am trying to ...
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How to convert RHEL rpm to CentOS

My team receives software in a RHEL format from another team. RHEL requires licensing to use and deliver their media. Our team converts the operating system to CentOS which is based on RHEL but does ...
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Unable to start vncserver in RHEL 7

Following the instructions from Redhat documentation (TigerVNC), I've installed VNCserver in RHEL 7. When I try to start the vncserver service, it returns an error #systemctl start vncserver@:1....
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zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available

On RHEL 6.6, I installed Python 3.5.1 from source. I am trying to install pip3 via get-pip.py, but I get Traceback (most recent call last): File "get-pip.py", line 19177, in <module> ...
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expanding /var/lib [on hold]

There are many requests to increase /var and /var/lib by the app teams. I would like to know what are good practices to increase filesystems. I know these fs are under rootvg, it is not a good idea to ...
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Movie Player requires additional plugins to decode this file

I'm using RHEL 6 .Newbie to Linux. I'm unable to play the video using Movie Player. It shows an error, Movie Player requires additional plugins to decode this file. The following plugins are required ...
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RedHat/CentOS 7.1: Change names of Gnome workspaces

RedHat/CentOS 7.1.1503; GNOME Shell 3.8.4 I name my workspaces after current projects I'm working on (for 1-4 weeks). How can I rename them from "1" "2"... to something like "Vienna" "Berlin"? In ...
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Installing MySQL on CentOS throws error that cannot find mysqld.sock

I have yum install mysql in CentOS 6.4. Now, when I use mysql command, it throws the following error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld....
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How do I resolve an error when booting, “Couldn't find device with UUID…”

I have a RHEL 6 system, running on a VMWare machine. The admin of the VM server added a second RAID volume to the server, which my RHEL system does not use. Now, when I boot the RHEL system, I get a ...
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Installation of Pacemaker Corosync on RHEL Server 6.6

I was trying to install Corosync and Cman using yum install -y pacemaker cman pcs ccs resource-agents This works fine on CentOS 6.3. Tried the same on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.6 and ran ...
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Apache can't access file while is has permission

I don't want to allow others read access, so I have added my user and the apache user to a group called apachme and then set that group to all the files and folders I want apache to have access to, ...
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pdksh missing from RHEL 6 and CentOS 6?

The package pdksh does not exist on RHEL 6 or CentOS 6 when I try to install it through yum. So my questions: Why is it no longer available in the default repositories? It is available in version 5....
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`sudo: command not found' when following a tutorial for Let's Encrypt

I'm following a Godaddy help tutorial in order to install Let's Encrypt certificate for my website. So I connected to my server using ssh via Putty. Typing the command sudo git clone https://github....
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How do you install Django when there is a problem with scl?

scl is installed on RedHat 6. The man pages for scl work. I want to install Django. I believe that a prerequisite is to install SCL for Python. $scl -l returns nothing. I believe that this is ...
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Custom Linux log in prompt and system health check

I am looking for an existing tool or direction on creating a custom login terminal and system health-check scripts when booting/logging into my linux machine. Upon opening or closing the laptop much ...
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How to fix boot failure due to incorrect fstab?

It seems that I have added incorrect record to /etc/fstab: //servername/share /mnt/share cifs defaults,username=myuser 0 0 When I did mount -a, it asked user password to mount network ...
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How to install specific mysql 5.6.21 version on redhat?

My requirement is Mysql 5.6.21. I tried to install Mysql but it installed 5.6.31 version. I tried following steps: $ yum repolist all | grep mysql It gives following output: mysql55-community/...
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Redhat & GUI/GNOME Struggle?

We have in our Company SysAdmin so damm stupied and lazy. Everytime I ask him for a Redhat Virtual Machine(VM),He just deploy a ready template with GUI and lot of package,a lot I think he just install ...
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linux redhat virtual machine is booting issue [closed]

when i reboot my vm that time showing following error init: rcS post-stop process (1139) terminated with status 1
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Not able to understand the output of FFSB (Filesystem benchmark) ON RAID-6

I'm trying to run FFSB benchmark (https://sourceforge.net/projects/ffsb/) a RAID-6 server and the output is really confusing to evaluate. Distribution - Red Hat Linux kernel version - 2.6.32-504.30....
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How to switch console mode to GUI mode on RHEL7?

I load the RHEL 7.2, I forget to select the options before loading OS, after my machine booted through console mode runlevel 3, I installed some dependency package, after reboot I got GUI mode, but ...
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Changing CentOS 7 machines disables terminal access during background task

Based on this other posting, I typed the following command into a CentOS 7 terminal on a devbox that has the gnome GUI, and was able to continue to use the terminal for other commands while the ...
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Horizontal Workspaces in KDE SC 4.14

My College updated from RHEL 6 to RHEL 7, and with it came KDE. I want to have 2 rows and 2 columns for the workspaces, but I can't seem to find the setting. The only option in the tweak tool is to ...
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yum is broken because of missing Python module (RHEL 6.4)

When I run $ yum I see: There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was: /usr/lib64/libssh2.so.1: symbol EVP_aes_128_ctr, ...
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Can't see processes of particular users in top

The Linux command top isn't working properly. If I type u, for which user, and then my account xxxxxx, I see all my jobs. If I type 68852563 (consultant account), then I see nothing. OS: Red Hat ...
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How to find path where jdk installed?

I've installed jdk1.7.0.rpm package in RHEL6. Where I do find the path to execute my first java program?
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gnome-panel switches to one row on RHEL6 when opening mail

Using RHEL6 I set my gnome-panel to 50 pixels big, it sets the windows in tray to two rows. Great. Question: But: when I open a given mail in my mail client, then the gnome-panel switches to one row,...
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Install 32-bit library packages on 64-bit rhel 6.2 during installation of os

I want full installation of rhel-server-6.2-x86_64. Within this setup, I want to install some of 32bit glibc packages before completion of installation, which already available in rhel-server-6.2-...
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How to set cups to use all paper trays on a printer?

Our sales application runs on Linux. We have our printers set up in CUPS using the supplied Xerox Global Print Driver. In each printer settings it has a drop down for what paper tray to use, but you ...
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Docker image creation using RPM

I used the docker file bellow to create a docker image So, my problem is, when I was building it, the below error appeared. please help me solving it.
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Authconfig contiously rewriting the /etc/sysconfig/authconfig file, messing up Puppet run

I have been using this LDAP module for a long time in my Puppet environment. The module uploads these files to the RHEL-servers: /etc/openldap/openldap.conf /etc/pam_ldap.conf /etc/nsswitch.conf /etc/...
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How to stop outbound ftp from being established. centos/ rhel

What is the method to block a machine from establishing connection to an outside ftp server. Both ftp and sftp. inet, iptables, shutdown service?
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What is the best way to install Oracle 11g R2 and SQL Developer on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7?

I read this article suggesting use of Oracle's yum repository in conjunction with CentOS 6.x. I also read this other article, which seems to suggest manually downloading zip files and taking many ...
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drive geometry error with vfat

I'm curious what this error means: [root@server1 ~]# mkfs -t vfat /dev/example mkfs.fat 3.0.20 (12 Jun 2013) unable to get drive geometry, using default 255/63 I was attempting to make a file ...
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Getting htpassword for Red Hat [closed]

yum install httpd-tools doesn't work for me because of some admin privileges or firewall issues. I also tried some httpd-tools rpm (from this page http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=...
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Install RHEL 5.7S on machine with 4TB disks

I'm getting errors about GPT when installing OS using kickstart. The Dell R720 has 8x 600GB SAS. I can't figure out what to configure in BIOS and kickstart file. In BIOS, there're boot options of ...
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With SSH X11 forwarding (`ssh -X`), get `Can't open display` trying to run X applications

I'm able to login to sever using ssh -X Hostip but when i run the command xclock it give me this error Error: Can't open display: localhost:11.0 I check my Display value using echo $DISPLAY ...
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Client to Client https in OpenVPN on CentOS 7

In the Centos 7 -hosted OpenVPN defined below, why can't the windows_client defined below https into the centos_vm1_client defined below? The problem seems isolated to the configuration of the ...
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Setup RHEL 7 to PXE boot Ubuntu netboot

I'm looking to learn how to setup a RHEL 7 VM instance to PXE boot Ubuntu (and possibly other distros). The VM will be created by the network team at work. They don't have time or knowledge to setup a ...
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mount --move command fails with error mount point does not exist

trying to rename a mount point in Redhat linux. below command worked in some machine, but in some machine it fails with below msg , in one of the machine it worked after a reboot. but in other ...
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Enable SCL python27 so other RPMs can see it

Trying to create an RPM that uses Python 2.7 on a RHEL 6 machine. I'm using SCL to enable Python2.7 and building the RPM with it fine. However, when I try to install that RPM on a different system ...
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Is not a valid path to the kernel headers?

Host - Windows 10 VMware - 11.1.2 Guest - CentOS 7 I installed kernel-headers using yum since during the installation of vmware-tools I get a message "Searching for a valid kernel header path... ...
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linux + yum + how to print the yum variables by yum command

I just Wondering if we can print the yum parameters without to view the yum configuration files ( by more or cat or vi ... etc) for example I configured the variable , in /etc/yum.conf ...
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OpenVPN Server does not reply to Client ping

An OpenVPN client seems to initialize on a CentOS 7 client virtual machine. However, the response from the server is not clear when the client sends a ping. Specifically, ping 10.8.0.0 from the ...
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unable to install boto on Red Hat

This is my Linux version: cat /etc/*-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.4 (Tikanga) I've tried all posts online available, still no vain, here's my attempts and console output: ...
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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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KVM snapshot slow booting after some time

I'm using Red Hat system and using KVM for virtual machines. Currently I have 8 snapshots in my virtual machine called "Win7", where each snapshot is built based on the snapshot before to fix some ...