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Scientific Linux is a Linux distriution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) with extra packages, put together by Fermilab, CERN and others.

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Install packages in CentOS without root from non enabled repository

I need to install a high number of packages in a computer running Scientific Linux 6 (based on RHEL 6) for which I don't have root access. After much tinkering and internet searching I found this ...
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I can't connect to network in Scientific linux 6.9

I installed scientific linux 6.9(based on redhat 6 ) on my surface book but it doesn't connect to my wireless network . When I open system preferences + network , it doesn't find any existing ...
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Apache httpd does not load index.html when a web app is installed

In a CentOS 7 installation I installed OrangeScrum (which is a standard PHP application copied to /var/www/html). When I type the server IP I get the Apache test page and if I have an index.html page ...
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io hangs while a build process archives

I have a Scientific Linux build machine: $ cat /etc/redhat-release Scientific Linux release 6.5 (Carbon) As a part of our build process, there is an archiving step in which many (hundreds) of object ...
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Can I rescue any data if one of two drives in LVM failed?

I have a Scientific Linus 6.7 box that serves some applications on our network. The person who set it up is no longer around. This morning machine stopped booting. There are two HDD's and they both ...
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Oracle VM CPU usage at 100% even if only 3 out of 4 cores assigned

I'm running a linux VM guest inside a Win10 host. I assigned 3 cpu cores to the VM (out of the 4 cores of my i7 6600K). When compiling some big software package I run make -j3 and then looked at the ...
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Dual booting Windows 10 and Scientific Linux 7

I've installed many versions of ubuntu along side windwos 7, 8 and 10, but a friend wanted me to install scientific linux 7 along side her Windows 10 on her laptop. Two questions: 1) Does Scientific ...
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Which OS should I use for Hadoop cluster?

I have a client setting up a Hadoop cluster. We have all used and are very familiar with CentOS 7. I was told Scientific Linux maybe better optimized for Hadoop. Is there any truth to that?
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How to install a system on top of ZFS?

I have a clear system with 5 hard drives, bios. No OS installed, no formatting applied to hard drives. I want to install a Scientific linux (6.6 or higher) OS on top of ZFS on it. What are the ...
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How to install clang?

I have downloaded the "Clang for x86_64 OpenSUSE 13.1" (I am on Scientific Linux) pre-built binary from here: http://llvm.org/releases/download.html (Should I have got the Fedora one??) and I ...
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How to connect to wifi after the installation of Scientific Linux 6.5

I just installed Scientific Linux 6.5, but it seems there is no way to connect to internet. How can I search and connect to wireless internet in my apartment?
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How can I get a two-display Radeon HD 3470 graphics setup working with Scientific Linux 6.5?

I have Scientific Linux 6.5 (2.6.32-431.11.2.el6.x86_64) installed on a Dell OptiPlex 760 with a Radeon HD 3470 graphics card and two displays hooked up to it. I'm having difficulties setting ...
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Cannot find Audio Hardware for my Workstation

Audio is NOT working in HP workstation xw 4600. I cannot find any hardware present at System-> Preferences -> Sound -> Hardware (Tab) The command lspci -v shows following output of Audio ...
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How to install Visual Studio Code on CernVm?

I am trying to install vs code on CernVm but it shows the following errors: Setting up Install Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package code.x86_64 0:1.35.1-...
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sshfs permission denied but works good with same pem file on a different client host

I looked at a lot of SO/SE answers already. I feel my solution is close but not quite right yet obviously. [ga@sam ~]$ sshfs -o IdentityFile="my.pem" ga@192.168.1.111:/mnt/fastssd z820fastssd fuse: ...
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Install new environment (GNOME/General) over existing (Minimal) from USB

I tried installing Scientific Linux 7.5 and didn't know which environment to go for. It recommended going with Minimal Install and yum installing necessary packages later. Problem is, I don't think it ...
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Install ScicosLab Scientific Linux

I am trying to install ScicosLab on Scientific Linux 7 and have run into package dependency issues. I am moderately skilled with Ubuntu but have no experience with Scientific Linux or anything like it....
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Time gets 3 hours forward always on midnight

Every time I sync the time on a CentOS 7 (Scientific Linux 7) server virtualized on VMware ESXi, I arrive the next day to find that the time gets 3 hours forward. I did a cronjob to write the time ...
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How to test whether the present build platform is Scientific Linux from within an RPM spec file?

I would like to test if the present build platform is Scientific Linux from within a spec file. But I want this test to only return true if and only if the platform is Scientific Linux, so even the ...
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How to reinstall Scientific Linux remotely on distributed cluster

We are currently running SL5 and need to upgrade this to SL7 (latest release). Apparently this requires a clean install. I have limited access to the actual rack. I will attempt to do this all ...
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Troubleshooting a yum update that breaks gnome

Recently yum update gave me about 130 packages to update (mostly connected with upgrading from GNOME 3.8 to 3.14 on Scientific Linux 7). I installed the updates, which went fine, but after logging ...
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How can I get a Right Dock on Scientific Linux 7.1?

I'd like to know how can I get a Right Dock on Scientific Linux 7.1? I have installed Dock-to-dash which provides an excellent dock, however it is on the LHS. The settings options are exactly as ...
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How do I find where the Java Development Kit is installed?

I installed the JDK on Scientific Linux 7. How can I find the location of the JDK where it was installed?
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Scientific Linux 6 assigning keyboard shortcuts

Can I assign keyboard shortcuts for launching Konsole terminal emulator on Scientific Linux 6 without administrator privileges?
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How to get MTPFS working on Scientific Linux 6.4?

I tried to get MTPFS working on a Scientific Linux 6.4 desktop because of a phone [root@notebook mtpfs-read-only]# sh autogen.sh checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking ...