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  • Do most people today have /boot on a separate partition, or do they (you) have it on the / partition ? -- Timothy Murphy gayleard /at/ eircom.net School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Jun 23, 2015 at 12:49 pm
    Jun 29, 2015 at 2:12 am
  • I displayed, as a web page, a list of search results created in PHP, from MySQL. Firefox prevents me looking at the web page's source coding. Right-click, view source, produces this display:- ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am
    Jun 14, 2015 at 6:57 pm
  • How do I make my headset work. Before I try it with anything else, I'd like to make it work with arecord and aplay. VLC and movie player can make sounds with my external speakers. though not in my ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Jun 5, 2015 at 4:27 am
    Jun 10, 2015 at 1:10 pm
  • Greetings, I'm rebuilding a machine to function as a gateway/router to Verizon DSL. It has two NICs eth0 and eth1 (static set to 192.168.1.1). eth0 connects to the DSL modem. I've setup Verizon DSL ...
    Max PyziurMax Pyziur
    Jun 28, 2015 at 6:50 pm
    Jun 30, 2015 at 12:58 pm
  • For some reason the "tech support" people at Hewlett-Packard don't know what the default password is to access their printer's embedded web server (EWS). I got it myself from the installation manual ...
    KenKen
    Jun 22, 2015 at 3:31 pm
    Jun 24, 2015 at 11:25 am
  • If I choose to do a fresh install of CentOS 6 with "replace existing Linux systems", will it also wipe out my /home directory? In the past when I've done this with another Linux distro, /home was not ...
    Kay SchenkKay Schenk
    Jun 7, 2015 at 10:16 pm
    Jun 10, 2015 at 10:16 pm
  • Hi list, what solution do you use for virtualizzation? thanks in advance.
    Alessandro BaggiAlessandro Baggi
    Jun 16, 2015 at 2:41 pm
    Jun 21, 2015 at 7:37 pm
  • Mate is not in the repos. mate-desktop.org has no packages for rhel or centos. How can I install it.
    Jd1008Jd1008
    Jun 12, 2015 at 9:30 pm
    Jun 14, 2015 at 8:03 pm
  • Hi All, smplayer has no mailing list. I tried to register at http://forum.smplayer.info/ucp.php?mode=register but the capchas are so incredibly impossible to discern that I gave up after 5 tries. I ...
    Jd1008Jd1008
    Jun 13, 2015 at 2:40 am
    Jun 13, 2015 at 7:22 pm
  • Hi, Thanks for reading this. I installed CentOS 7 (tried the latest ISO image and the previous build) on the laptop and got to the point where I am logging into the desktop environment and the laptop ...
    DeotenDeoten
    Jun 12, 2015 at 2:03 am
    Jul 13, 2015 at 11:34 am
  • I had cause to install the Skype for Linux package from the NUX repo. I discover that this package is configured to automatically start Skype whenever one logs on to the Gnome desktop. This behaviour ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Jun 16, 2015 at 12:54 pm
    Jun 19, 2015 at 12:41 pm
  • I seem to have partitions on two different disks with the same UUID: [tim at helen ~]$ sudo blkid /dev/sda2 /dev/sda2: LABEL="/boot1" UUID="5bbc8e95-6108-41f5-bc0e-5b5f8df5ce03" TYPE="ext3" [tim at ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Jun 15, 2015 at 1:55 am
    Jun 16, 2015 at 5:56 pm
  • Hi all, This might not be CentOS related at all. Sorry about that. I have lots of C6 & C7 machines in use and all of them have the default swappiness of 60. The problem now is that a lot of those ...
    Markus "Shorty" UckelmannMarkus "Shorty" Uckelmann
    Jun 4, 2015 at 8:18 pm
    Jun 11, 2015 at 2:59 pm
  • Hi everyone, This just came to my attention --- I have CentOS 7 installed on one machine, and have configured elrepo and epel as additional repositories. When I turned on the yum-priorities package ...
    Marko VojinovicMarko Vojinovic
    Jun 18, 2015 at 9:04 pm
    Jun 19, 2015 at 11:37 pm
  • Hi CentOS folk, In an RPM post-install script, is it possible to know the previous version number, and the new version number of a package if it's an update? I need to know this, because for a ...
    Anand BuddhdevAnand Buddhdev
    Jun 27, 2015 at 11:59 pm
    Jun 29, 2015 at 7:29 pm
  • The last time I wanted to record a voice announcement on my computer was a few years back, and as I recall I hooked up my Microsoft Lifechat headset and used Audacity to do the recording. Now I want ...
    Frank CoxFrank Cox
    Jun 22, 2015 at 11:20 pm
    Jun 24, 2015 at 12:16 am
  • Hi, I am working on Centos6.6 on a VirtualBox on Windows Host. Today I started to have booting issues in the OS. It won't get past the loading screen. I checked and found that the files related to ...
    Animesh PandeyAnimesh Pandey
    Jun 15, 2015 at 12:28 am
    Jun 15, 2015 at 9:19 pm
  • Does anyone have a working rpm of mpv for rhel6 or centos6? Would appreciate a download link.
    Jd1008Jd1008
    Jun 15, 2015 at 3:17 am
    Jun 15, 2015 at 9:01 pm
  • Has the CentOS logo disappeared from CentOS-7? I thought the logo in CentOS-6 was very pleasant. Also I liked the way in which one increasing circle inside another showed how the boot was ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Jun 3, 2015 at 10:11 am
    Jun 6, 2015 at 2:53 pm
  • Hey all, I resized a partition inside a KVM RAW file system disk image. When I start the Win7 virtual machine it does not report the new partition size. It shows the file system as 15GB instead of ...
    Mark LaPierreMark LaPierre
    Jun 6, 2015 at 11:19 pm
    Jun 10, 2015 at 4:42 pm
  • Hey guys,. I have a centos 7 machine I'm using as a zabbix server. And I noticed that apache won't start, with this complaint in the error log: (13)Permission denied: AH00091: httpd: could not open ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Jun 16, 2015 at 2:58 pm
    Jun 17, 2015 at 8:14 pm
  • I have compiz installed on centos 6.6, and I?ve been testing 7.1, but I can't find any info on installing compiz on 7.1. Is there any info for this or is it not supported yet? Thanks, -wes
    Wes JamesWes James
    Jun 27, 2015 at 5:36 pm
    Jul 17, 2015 at 7:53 pm
  • Hello my name is Michael I am new to (CENTOS) what I would like to do is run the software as a dual boot how can I do this I have a 2TB Harddrive with 4GB DDR3 Memory Intel Core i5 processor 2300. I ...
    Michael wrightMichael wright
    Jun 8, 2015 at 11:46 pm
    Jun 9, 2015 at 12:28 pm
  • This is not specifically a CentOS question, but I am creating RPMS for CentOS 6 from some CRAN tarballs. I run R2spec -s tarball to create a spec file, and most of the time it works ok, but sometimes ...
    Tony SchreinerTony Schreiner
    Jun 3, 2015 at 7:49 pm
    Jun 5, 2015 at 11:20 pm
  • greetings, each and every time i run yum or yumex, system time is advanced by 5 hours. this has gone on thru several updates, maybe even upgrades. centos = 6.6 current yum = 3.2.29 yumex = 3.0.5 for ...
    GG
    Jun 23, 2015 at 6:56 pm
    Jun 25, 2015 at 3:00 am
  • I need a second pair of eyes here, please. I have a CentOS 6.6 server (let's call it 'S1") that has a Samba share on it that is currently working. We can mount that drive on our Windows work stations ...
    Ashley M. KirchnerAshley M. Kirchner
    Jun 17, 2015 at 5:33 pm
    Jun 17, 2015 at 7:46 pm
  • hey guys, I need to mount a different volume onto /var so we have more room to breathe. I'll be turning 3 servers into an elasticsearch cluster. And for some reason when the servers were ordered the ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Jun 24, 2015 at 4:42 pm
    Jun 25, 2015 at 7:13 pm
  • Please ... any info on how to proceed??? After I made sure it had the correct sha256sum, and after I burned it to DVD, and and dd'd the DVD back to a temp file and again checked the sha256sum of the ...
    JDJD
    Jun 9, 2015 at 12:47 am
    Jun 13, 2015 at 6:51 pm
  • Hello All, on the latest installs I've done, on 2 different types of Latitude laptops, with 3 different wireless cars, of Centos7 and Mate desktop, it looks to me like NetworkManager is nog managing ...
    Johan Vermeulen7Johan Vermeulen7
    Jun 9, 2015 at 9:51 am
    Jun 12, 2015 at 1:04 pm
  • What is the advantage, if any, of running one's own DNS server? Surely the link between domain name and IP address must already have been established? -- Timothy Murphy gayleard /at/ eircom.net ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Jun 22, 2015 at 12:14 pm
    Jul 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm
  • Current Installation: CentOS 7.1503 with SerNet Samba 4 ver. 4.1.17 configured as Active Directory Domain Controller. Current Installation: HP Workstation with dual Xeon quadcore cpu's and 4 x SATA ...
    MikeMike
    Jun 29, 2015 at 6:04 pm
    Jun 30, 2015 at 5:09 pm
  • I've got a headless server running CentOS 7. I've got a user who wants to run some graphical software on it, and view using x forwarding. What I don't have clear is how to set this up. I've just ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Jun 25, 2015 at 7:55 pm
    Jun 26, 2015 at 5:09 pm
  • greetings, i want to sync my desktop home directory to my laptop home directory. i am using KDE for desktop. a problem that i foresee is the different screens between the 2. i synced using; rsync -a ...
    GG
    Jun 16, 2015 at 4:28 pm
    Jun 19, 2015 at 12:18 pm
  • I was rsync'ing data from one system to another, and the recipient suddenly started throwing DRDY errors. Now, it's a fairly new WD Red 3TB, and I'd think it was just a bad drive... but I'm really ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Jun 15, 2015 at 8:56 pm
    Jun 16, 2015 at 8:56 pm
  • Hello All, I have the problem described in this bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id16756 It is also descibed in some detail here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/+bug/1264811 After ...
    Johan Vermeulen7Johan Vermeulen7
    Jun 10, 2015 at 9:09 am
    Jun 10, 2015 at 6:42 pm
  • Hi All, I am using CentOS 5.5 with gcc version 2.5.123.el5. I just wanted to check whether the CVE-2015-1781 is fixed in the current version? How can I do that? Right now I dont have access to that ...
    Venkateswara Rao DokkuVenkateswara Rao Dokku
    Jun 5, 2015 at 8:26 am
    Jun 5, 2015 at 6:48 pm
  • Hey folks, Ok so I'm having another issue with SELinux. However I think I'm pretty close to a solution and just need a nudge in the right directtion. I wrote a puppet module that gets systems into ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Jun 20, 2015 at 3:25 am
    Jul 12, 2015 at 1:40 am
  • I believe this is incorrect. The authentication protocols are still used (thus the need for the xorg-x11-xauth package on CentOS). This is not the same as 'xhost +' which should never be used. Both ...
    Stuart BarkleyStuart Barkley
    Jun 26, 2015 at 4:22 pm
    Jul 6, 2015 at 4:34 pm
  • OK, after 3 tries I got CentOS 6.6 installed (don't ask). Now something very odd is happening. My regular user, me, can not login to level 3 without odd errors. I get /home/<username not found when ...
    Kay SchenkKay Schenk
    Jun 11, 2015 at 12:25 am
    Jun 17, 2015 at 8:14 pm
  • I've been informed that rpmforge and epel do not play well together and that if I use both, epel should have the higher (lower numbered) priority. Alas I had it the other way around. rpmforge messed ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Jun 9, 2015 at 6:26 pm
    Jun 10, 2015 at 2:44 am
  • Hey guys, I tried installing the latest fuse on CentOS 7.1. I downloaded the latest version (2.9.4) from sourceforge and did a source install. After rebooting the host, now when I go modprobe fuse, ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Jun 7, 2015 at 2:27 am
    Jun 8, 2015 at 12:20 pm
  • i inherited a toshiba satellite l455d with win7 installed, install cd lost. 'owner' passworded, forgotten by previous owner. 'guest' is does not have a password. i want remove unneeded music software ...
    GG
    Jun 1, 2015 at 5:30 pm
    Jun 2, 2015 at 3:42 am
  • gcc (GCC) 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-11) is a bit old. There have been major changes since then. I'd like a newer version. If I have to, I expect that I can install from source. I'd rather not. Is ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Jun 29, 2015 at 6:56 pm
    Jun 30, 2015 at 2:06 pm
  • Hello everyone I'm not sure if this is the forum to ask this query. I was wondering how the CentOS making sure that it work with different architectures, machine models etc. Is there any team to do ...
    SudhiSudhi
    Jun 12, 2015 at 4:19 am
    Jun 19, 2015 at 8:07 pm
  • Hi, yum update is giving me the following errors: # yum -y install mplayer Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, fs-snapshot, refresh-packagekit, security Setting up Install Process Loading mirror speeds ...
    Jd1008Jd1008
    Jun 15, 2015 at 12:22 am
    Jun 15, 2015 at 2:53 am
  • Greetings... What is the fastest site for downloading CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1503-01.iso ? Thanx
    JDJD
    Jun 8, 2015 at 8:04 pm
    Jun 9, 2015 at 1:00 am
  • Hello List, Running CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406 (Core), and trying to update CPAN from version 1.98 to version 2.10, but it fails. <snip t/97-process_setup_options.t .. ok t/97-return_values.t ...
    James D. ParraJames D. Parra
    Jun 29, 2015 at 9:08 pm
    Jun 30, 2015 at 8:12 pm
  • All; I installed centOS 7 (KDE), I also created a user 'postgres' the postgres user does not show up as a user on the login screen. How can I make this user show up on the login screen? I've googled ...
    CS DBACS DBA
    Jun 30, 2015 at 5:22 pm
    Jun 30, 2015 at 6:34 pm
  • CentOS-6.6 Can logwatch be configured to display the system uptime as part of the reporting prologue? If not then what would be the recommended way of including this information in a daily logwatch ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Jun 15, 2015 at 1:58 pm
    Jun 16, 2015 at 5:12 pm
  • Hi all, I would like to know if these troubles affect also other people, for example, I can no longer connect to Sipe (Lync) network by Pidgin since the Glibc has been updated and now I've just ...
    Bernard LheureuxBernard Lheureux
    Jun 11, 2015 at 8:13 am
    Jun 12, 2015 at 7:44 pm
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