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  • Hi, total newbie on CentOS. Just firing up an install of 5.5 on a development webserver. Installed Webmin, Awstats, PHPMyAdmin and Drupal successfully. Yet to work on Sendmail and Samba. SELinux in ...
    AlisonAlison
    Nov 26, 2010 at 6:58 pm
    Jan 7, 2011 at 6:21 am
  • Is anyone following the news of the Novell sale and some mysterious 'intellectual property assets' that were transferred to a holding company controlled by Microsoft? -- Les Mikesell lesmikesell at ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Nov 22, 2010 at 1:13 pm
    Nov 25, 2010 at 5:06 am
  • When will CentOS 6 be released??? (Just kidding...Just wanted to let you all know that RHEL6 has been released...And yes, I know that most of you all know...) John -- John Kennedy An HTML attachment ...
    John KennedyJohn Kennedy
    Nov 10, 2010 at 2:02 pm
    Nov 12, 2010 at 1:15 pm
  • Hi ! As some of you might know, Apple has discontinued it's xServes server as of january 31st 2011. We have a server rack with 12 xserves ranging from dual G5's to dual quand-core xeon lastest ...
    Nicolas RossNicolas Ross
    Nov 5, 2010 at 7:34 pm
    Nov 15, 2010 at 7:59 am
  • How to setup a vpn server on centos? I can't find the pptpd in any repo
    MattiasMattias
    Nov 2, 2010 at 8:39 pm
    Nov 5, 2010 at 3:15 pm
  • On a CentOS 5.5 laptop (Dell Inspiron, dual boot with a Debian-based distro) I have a cable plugged into eth0 which is on a LAN with no internet connection. Additionally, I connect wirelessly on ...
    Dotan CohenDotan Cohen
    Nov 6, 2010 at 9:04 am
    Nov 14, 2010 at 8:56 am
  • Will (does) Centos 6 require 512Mb of memory for the GUI install like FC14 or the lower requirement of FC13? My ASUS EE 700 has ~490Mb of memory (vidoe steals some from the 512Mb base) and FC14 ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Nov 16, 2010 at 10:13 am
    Nov 23, 2010 at 3:34 pm
  • Dear All I have captured a file in my centos showing logs captured from many modules concurrently. Please find attached a sample of the file. As you see, there are logs from individual modules that ...
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    Nov 29, 2010 at 1:58 am
    Dec 4, 2010 at 4:53 am
  • Hi, Taking this to a new thread. Thoughts on getting a new list started up ? Should it be centos-sysadmin or centos-infra ? Are we going to then restrict it to admin/infra related chatter ? in which ...
    Karanbir SinghKaranbir Singh
    Nov 24, 2010 at 10:47 am
    Nov 25, 2010 at 10:12 am
  • I am curious what is the best way to upgrade my dom0 and domUs to V.6 (currently 5) when it releases. Any experience or docs on this? Dave -- "It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a ...
    Dave StevensDave Stevens
    Nov 15, 2010 at 7:36 pm
    Nov 18, 2010 at 9:36 am
  • I have run one full test and got no errors on the memory module. Is it worth keeping it running overnight, just to see if temperature changes will afect the test? Regards, Keith -- In theory, theory ...
    Keith RobertsKeith Roberts
    Nov 3, 2010 at 5:47 pm
    Nov 16, 2010 at 2:11 pm
  • I am looking for the optimal VPN. Well it doens't have to be that elaborate. Just the best VPN. We currently have some customers using PPTP, some using openvpn, some using Cisco Any Connect and there ...
    Tony ChamberlainTony Chamberlain
    Nov 24, 2010 at 12:07 pm
    Dec 10, 2010 at 10:37 am
  • I have a Java program that I want to start up with every boot, but I'm unsure how to do it. There are two bootup scripts that start manually (script1.sh and script2.sh), and when the server gets ...
    Kill ScriptKill Script
    Nov 21, 2010 at 7:19 pm
    Nov 24, 2010 at 4:05 pm
  • we just installed CENTOS 5.5 X86 (32 bits) on DELL server. After installed we also apply lated O.S. patches. This server have 64 GB RAM and run "2.6.18-194.26.1.el5PAE #1 SMP ". when I doing "cp", ...
    Mcclnx mccMcclnx mcc
    Nov 24, 2010 at 6:59 pm
    Nov 25, 2010 at 1:52 pm
  • Hi, Last week I finished installing a small network in a private school : one server (an old IBM X225), seventeen desktops (Fujitsu Siemens PIV 2.4 GHZ, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB HD), all running CentOS 5.5. ...
    Niki KovacsNiki Kovacs
    Nov 22, 2010 at 1:51 am
    Nov 24, 2010 at 7:10 am
  • Googling for this finds me a ton of stuff that doesn't actually do what I'm looking for. I want a simple hit counter cgi script of some kind that will increment a counter on every page load but I ...
    Frank CoxFrank Cox
    Nov 26, 2010 at 5:00 pm
    Nov 27, 2010 at 6:34 pm
  • I'm trying to install CentOS 5.5 on a couple of servers of type IBM System x3550 M3, but it's not going too well. Actually, the install setup phase runs as expected, and the actual installation also ...
    Toralf LundToralf Lund
    Nov 11, 2010 at 8:22 am
    Nov 24, 2010 at 6:32 am
  • Hi, I have a fresh install of CentOS 5.5, with a minimal GNOME desktop. I configured RPMForge as third party repo. I updated everything first, then installed flash-plugin. (And yes, I restarted ...
    Niki KovacsNiki Kovacs
    Nov 8, 2010 at 4:42 pm
    Nov 13, 2010 at 2:13 pm
  • Hello, Presently I am running CentOS release 5.5 (Final). I am looking to setup bridging as I would like to setup some KVM virtual hosts on my system as a test lab. I am following the the instruction ...
    Robert SpanglerRobert Spangler
    Nov 26, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    Nov 27, 2010 at 9:09 am
  • Hello. A couple of years ago I installed two file-servers using kickstart. The server has two 1TB sata disks with two software raid1 partitions as follows: # cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] ...
    Roberto NunnariRoberto Nunnari
    Nov 18, 2010 at 1:11 pm
    Nov 19, 2010 at 7:41 pm
  • On my intranet, I sometimes transfer large files, about 4G, to an CentOS old box that I use for a web server. I transfer with ftp or sftp. Usually, before the file is complete, the transfer "stalls". ...
    Michael D. BergerMichael D. Berger
    Nov 19, 2010 at 4:16 pm
    Nov 23, 2010 at 12:11 am
  • I am looking for a beginner guide to shell scripting simple tasks on CentOS (e.g. ssh'ing into a server / router / switch, checking for certain things, then exiting and going to the next IP). Does ...
    Kill ScriptKill Script
    Nov 15, 2010 at 1:47 pm
    Nov 26, 2010 at 3:49 am
  • Hi, What's the best (cleanest, easiest, whatever) way to install the proprietary NVidia driver on CentOS 5.5 ? Usually I'm using the RPMForge 3rd party repo and compile the odd missing package myself ...
    Nicolas KovacsNicolas Kovacs
    Nov 12, 2010 at 5:34 pm
    Nov 15, 2010 at 5:01 pm
  • I have been using Fedora on my home desktop for close to an year, and I am happy with it, nevertheless I am considering switching to a slower-moving distro. CentOS + EPEL put together have less ...
    PisciumPiscium
    Nov 6, 2010 at 7:31 am
    Nov 7, 2010 at 6:00 am
  • I have a CentOS 4 server that acts as a gateway for a small LAN. The lower half of the 192.168.144 address space is the LAN on eth1, the upper half is the WAN on eth0, and the default route is to ...
    Bart SchaeferBart Schaefer
    Nov 3, 2010 at 9:00 pm
    Nov 5, 2010 at 11:01 am
  • I would like confirm one thing. Based on what I saw Redhat document before, look like CENTOS 5 (X86, 32 bits) only support 16 GB RAM. Is this correct? Thanks.
    Mcclnx mccMcclnx mcc
    Nov 16, 2010 at 5:01 pm
    Nov 17, 2010 at 4:26 pm
  • Good day, Gparted is not available on my installation. Which patition tool is available in centos 5.5 please. Thanks Johan
    Johan ScheepersJohan Scheepers
    Nov 29, 2010 at 12:02 pm
    Nov 30, 2010 at 5:30 am
  • Hi, On our cluster with CentOS 5.5, I have a little problem with a script for infiniband (this problem: http://web.archiveorange.com/archive/v/NUQmuN84gd3D31Fdl8PU). So the fix a very easy. But what ...
    GiggzounetGiggzounet
    Nov 29, 2010 at 3:12 am
    Nov 29, 2010 at 5:10 pm
  • # yum update ... -- Running transaction check -- Processing Dependency: gmime = 2.2.10-5.el5.centos for package: gmime-sharp --- Package gmime20.i386 0:2.2.26-1.el5.rf set to be updated -- Finished ...
    KenKen
    Nov 27, 2010 at 3:44 pm
    Nov 29, 2010 at 2:16 pm
  • Hi list, I have noted over the last week or so my DNS servers are dumping lots of messages for bogus domain lookups. Examining the postfix queue with postqueue -p: I see many (Host or domain name not ...
    Rob KampenRob Kampen
    Nov 16, 2010 at 2:49 pm
    Nov 27, 2010 at 1:06 pm
  • Good day, I would like to first test and then use centos 5.5. I downloaded centos 5.5 x86_64 live CD. Problem...screen resolution only 800x600. In fedora 14 it is 1024x768, same in debian squeeze and ...
    Johan ScheepersJohan Scheepers
    Nov 18, 2010 at 1:29 pm
    Nov 19, 2010 at 10:07 am
  • hello list I have a network mounted home directory shared between all hosts on my network: [bluethundr at LCENT03:~]#df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 ...
    BluethundrBluethundr
    Nov 16, 2010 at 4:05 pm
    Nov 18, 2010 at 11:02 am
  • I just put a USB hard drive into service, but find that unless the drive is connected to my PC the machine won't boot and drops to a shell. Below is the line I added to fstab. I thought that the ...
    Dick RothDick Roth
    Nov 16, 2010 at 10:52 pm
    Nov 17, 2010 at 6:17 pm
  • Hi. I run peridocally (from cron) on all of my machines 30 * * * * root /sbin/hwclock --systohc All of those machines in question take their time via NTP from the same local server, and that server ...
    Jobst SchmalenbachJobst Schmalenbach
    Nov 11, 2010 at 7:41 pm
    Nov 15, 2010 at 3:45 pm
  • Hi List. doing my weekly updates with yum last night installed kernel.x86_64 2.6.18-194.17.4.el5.centos.plus and flash-plugin.i386 10.1.102.64-release now today as I go to watch a movie from hulu.com ...
    Rob KampenRob Kampen
    Nov 7, 2010 at 9:01 pm
    Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 pm
  • My DNS server has been running Centos for some time. I am in the process of upgrading it to Centos 5.5 (long overdue, I know). Since we now have .com signed I want to get my domain signed as well, ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Nov 9, 2010 at 12:16 pm
    Nov 9, 2010 at 3:14 pm
  • hello, i need to setup a mail server with postfix + dovecot + webmin + virtualmin + virtual user with linux system user. the virtual user may reach to thousands user from several hundreds virtual ...
    Ahmad riza h nstAhmad riza h nst
    Nov 8, 2010 at 3:30 am
    Nov 8, 2010 at 5:16 pm
  • Hi all, I have 8G -CF cards that I have been putting linux on. Everything was working fine till yesterday when I got a new batch of CF cards. The size has changed. The original CF card was 7637M (255 ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Nov 30, 2010 at 9:46 am
    Nov 30, 2010 at 3:48 pm
  • Hi, I've been contacted by a local training center specialized in Oracle databases, to train a group of four administrators to use Linux. They're supposed to use Oracle Linux (more exactly "OL5"), ...
    Niki KovacsNiki Kovacs
    Nov 24, 2010 at 3:50 am
    Nov 25, 2010 at 9:19 pm
  • Hi, on our cluster we have 5 network interfaces. I was surprised to discover that the ifcfd-* files under /etc/sysconfig/networking and /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts were not the same. So I have ...
    GiggzounetGiggzounet
    Nov 24, 2010 at 3:14 am
    Nov 24, 2010 at 12:32 pm
  • If you've ever wondered what Karanbir Singh looks like, check out this week's (142) video podcast at http://twit.tv/floss. I'm only partway through the audio version (will finish on the drive home) ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Nov 18, 2010 at 11:18 am
    Nov 19, 2010 at 12:56 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to install a working Java Plugin for Firefox, and I wonder how to go about it. There's some documentation available online, but one quickly gets the feeling it's quite a mess. I also ...
    Nicolas KovacsNicolas Kovacs
    Nov 13, 2010 at 7:45 am
    Nov 14, 2010 at 7:53 pm
  • Anyone got this working over a LAN under CentOS? The instructions claim it is easy to connect after pressing the WPS button on printer and router. Sadly, I don't see a WPS button on my Linksys ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Nov 29, 2010 at 2:50 pm
    Nov 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm
  • Hello list I am attempting to manage my key logins with ssh-agent. However EVERY time I try to ssh I have to go through the same exact routing and it's getting a little old... [bluethundr at ...
    BluethundrBluethundr
    Nov 28, 2010 at 4:35 pm
    Nov 30, 2010 at 8:30 am
  • Probably this is due to operator error, The Recycle Bin in GNOME disappeared, for this CentOS 5.5 (32 bit) Desktop PC. The box is fully updated. Is there a command I can use, or another procedure, to ...
    Lanny MarcusLanny Marcus
    Nov 4, 2010 at 8:08 am
    Nov 18, 2010 at 7:21 am
  • Hey everyone, I just got one of these today: Nov 10 16:07:54 stormy kernel: sd 0:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code = 0x08000000 Nov 10 16:07:54 stormy kernel: sda: Current: sense key: Medium Error Nov ...
    Gilbert SebensteGilbert Sebenste
    Nov 10, 2010 at 9:58 pm
    Nov 16, 2010 at 2:07 pm
  • Hi all, Any know the best way to up gtk+ on Centos 5.5 to something being at least 2.0 or greater? - aurf
    AurfalienAurfalien
    Nov 14, 2010 at 5:33 pm
    Nov 15, 2010 at 11:09 am
  • Hi All, Was wondering if anyone knows there are any separate rpms to be able to install a true bourne shell and not one linked to bash. Thanks in advance, Phil -- Manners are the unenforced standards ...
    Phil SavoiePhil Savoie
    Nov 8, 2010 at 3:06 pm
    Nov 9, 2010 at 10:05 am
  • It appears that if I do anything to grub.conf, say, take out the rhgb quiet, after every succeding kernel update, I have to manually edit grub.conf, because the kernel update - maybe the post install ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Nov 1, 2010 at 2:14 pm
    Nov 1, 2010 at 4:28 pm
  • Hello, is there anyone out there, who has a current 2.4.23 srpm or good how to compile it from src with supported db4? I tried to compile recent source files, but always finding the current ...
    Götz ReinickeGötz Reinicke
    Nov 29, 2010 at 3:46 am
    Dec 6, 2010 at 4:33 am
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