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  • Anyone have any idea how soon RHEL and CentOS will be releasing the patch package? Excerpt: Computerworld - Developers of the Apache open-source project today warned users of the popular Web server ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Aug 25, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    Sep 1, 2011 at 6:39 am
  • On a VPS I wanted to add to IP tables:- iptables -A XXXX -p tcp -m string --algo bm --string 'login' -j DROP I got: iptables: Unknown error 18446744073709551615 uname -a = #2 (don't know how ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 30, 2011 at 10:24 pm
    Sep 1, 2011 at 2:35 am
  • listadmin, Can you PLEASE, PLEASE find *any* other blacklist than manitu? This asshole's method was ok a dozen years ago; these days, with hosting sites hosting tens or hundreds of thousands of ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Aug 10, 2011 at 5:10 pm
    Aug 13, 2011 at 10:25 am
  • I had a problem wherein running a script with an embedded ftp call would work in the login shell during integration testing and then fail with an unrecognized option error in cron during acceptance ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Aug 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm
    Aug 3, 2011 at 4:30 pm
  • Hi, I'm looking for a firewall (preferably on Linux / UNIX) that could automatically block bandwidth abusers as soon as a connection goes over a certain speed, or limit - i.e. either more than say ...
    Rudi AhlersRudi Ahlers
    Aug 17, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    Aug 19, 2011 at 5:43 am
  • Although I have the alias defined in /etc/aliases and /etc/postfix/aliases, I'm not receiving root mail. Following the previous thread about unreceived logwatch mail, I tested with a manual run of ...
    Anne WilsonAnne Wilson
    Aug 22, 2011 at 7:49 am
    Sep 26, 2011 at 9:29 am
  • Could we have a centos-offtopic list please, so anything that would be considered OT can be posted there? That way it would keep anything considered as OT and list-noise off the main centos specific ...
    Keith RobertsKeith Roberts
    Aug 25, 2011 at 6:00 am
    Aug 29, 2011 at 10:29 pm
  • I would like to upgrade my system to a 64 bit machine. I'd like to find a bare bones platform to build on. I'm not looking to spend a lot of money on this as it is a home system. I looked on the ...
    Thomas DukesThomas Dukes
    Aug 23, 2011 at 8:17 pm
    Aug 24, 2011 at 7:30 pm
  • Here's a thought I just thunk, folks: some scum, apparently in eastern Europe, has harvested my email, and is using it in the Reply-To: in its spamming efforts. Now, I realize that some mails go out ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Aug 31, 2011 at 4:16 pm
    Sep 2, 2011 at 12:53 am
  • When I downloaded the iso for 6.0 install, K3b said the iso wouldn't fit on the blank DVD. So I downloaded and burned the LiveDVD. When I boot it, I get the blue splash screen (it says "CentOS... ...
    Aug 28, 2011 at 9:06 pm
    Aug 30, 2011 at 6:31 pm
  • *Re-sending as it appears my original e-mail did not go through*. Good Evening All, I have a question regarding CentOS 6 server partitioning. Now I know there are a lot of different ways to partition ...
    Jonathan VomackaJonathan Vomacka
    Aug 31, 2011 at 9:28 pm
    Sep 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm
  • I accidentally discovered 'convert'. It is a command line utility. Changing a file from png to gif works like this convert aaa.png aaa.gif Amazingly simple, powerful and effective. I've since ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 26, 2011 at 10:22 pm
    Aug 30, 2011 at 1:45 am
  • Can not http, ping or traceroute centos.org, www.centos.org or (the IP address for both) Tried from two places in England on different unrelated networks. -- With best regards, Paul. ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 17, 2011 at 1:51 pm
    Aug 17, 2011 at 3:34 pm
  • Just wondering how to run 2 versions of Apache on the same server, listening on different IPs and both on port 80. Does one give them, the httpd, different names and effectively duplicate most of the ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 29, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    Sep 1, 2011 at 10:01 pm
  • Hi all, I need to setup a real bare minimum CentOS Virtual Machine, but with normal internet / network access. i.e. I need SSH, Mutt, Links, lynx, ping, tracert, dig, iptables, etc. Does anyone know ...
    Rudi AhlersRudi Ahlers
    Aug 9, 2011 at 6:10 pm
    Aug 10, 2011 at 11:56 am
  • I am going to try an experiment with e-mail aggregation where I expect to receive over 1 million e-mails a day from public lists. Can anyone shed some light on hard disk space (to retain this e-mail ...
    Aug 3, 2011 at 1:53 pm
    Aug 3, 2011 at 6:28 pm
  • we need to filter out various peoples posts on this list would some kind soul(s) please direct us in locating the best email list reading programs w/ the best features to read the centos and other ...
    R - elistsR - elists
    Aug 31, 2011 at 12:46 am
    Sep 3, 2011 at 8:36 pm
  • I'm setting up a shared web server running Apache. Each web root will belong to a department, which has a corresponding Active Directory group to give access. So far I've got samba working and such, ...
    Trey DockendorfTrey Dockendorf
    Aug 8, 2011 at 10:32 pm
    Aug 11, 2011 at 2:33 am
  • I've had a disaster on my home network server; the partition table on the disk containing / has become corrupted, and testdisk has not enabled me to recover the table. If anyone can help with this I ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Aug 28, 2011 at 9:52 am
    Sep 2, 2011 at 8:36 am
  • Just noticed that our new server has a newer 80+ efficiency 865W PSU with PFC. So apparenty our existing 1500VA (865W) APC Back-UPS is not safe to use anymore. We apparently need a pure sine wave ...
    Robert ArkiletianRobert Arkiletian
    Aug 24, 2011 at 2:17 am
    Aug 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm
  • Hi, http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/FreeNX says: NX and FreeNX are only available for Centos 4 and 5 Alternative? Thanks in advance for ideas. Helmut An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Helmut DrodofskyHelmut Drodofsky
    Aug 2, 2011 at 7:26 am
    Aug 26, 2011 at 4:42 pm
  • When a web site is attacked, so far by unsuccessful hackers, my error routine adds the attackers IP address, prefixed by 'deny', to that web site's .htaccess file. It works and the attacker, on ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 20, 2011 at 7:09 pm
    Aug 22, 2011 at 5:53 am
  • When did they change/lose their name? I was trying to go there here at work, and the site was blocked. I put in a ticket, and get a response that I may have been looking for repoforge, and rpmforge ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Aug 25, 2011 at 4:25 pm
    Aug 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm
  • I have just upgraded my server from CentOS 5 to CentOS 6 and am having connectivity problems. My laptop runs Fedora 14, and I have been in the habit of mounting data partitions on my server by fstab ...
    Anne WilsonAnne Wilson
    Aug 19, 2011 at 10:39 am
    Aug 20, 2011 at 2:41 pm
  • Hi all, I plan to implement two file servers on CentOS 6 i a two remote location. i need to backup all data from second server on first. First server will be a virtual machine on Esxi, and second ...
    Railic NjegosRailic Njegos
    Aug 9, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:41 am
  • The rpm package used to provide /etc/cron.daily/rpm /etc/logrotate.d/rpm I see /usr/lib/rpm/rpm.log and rpm.daily, which looks like they're intended for that purpose. Anyone have any idea why they're ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Aug 29, 2011 at 11:54 am
    Aug 30, 2011 at 2:50 am
  • I need to upgrade PHP because the latest WordPress requires one at least at 5.2.4. What are the tradeoffs of using the php53 packages provided by CentOS versus IUS? I've seen that installing the ...
    Kenneth PorterKenneth Porter
    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:54 am
    Aug 20, 2011 at 1:42 pm
  • I'm just starting to test CentOS 6 in our environment, and as a first step did a basic install from DVD (Desktop target, all defaults). Next I will try to automate the installations as I did for ...
    Alfred von CampeAlfred von Campe
    Aug 16, 2011 at 4:57 pm
    Aug 18, 2011 at 9:46 pm
  • dear All, I had a Centos 5.5 OS running for about 6 months used as a Xen VM server prfectly running 3 Virtual machines Its a Sun Blade server with 8 core Xeon Proceesor with 32 GB Ram couple of days ...
    Sylvan DcunhaSylvan Dcunha
    Aug 26, 2011 at 6:10 am
    Sep 8, 2011 at 3:12 am
  • Always Used to seeing regular GUI notices of updates, I also noticed the absence of any. Applications System Tools Software Updater produces none. Neither does yum update yet there was on this List a ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 30, 2011 at 9:24 am
    Sep 3, 2011 at 9:47 am
  • I've been out of pocket for a while, so don't shoot me, if this has already been brought up. I'm having a problem with my desktop freezing up, and I'm running Cent OS 6. It seems to happen while I'm ...
    Jimmy BradleyJimmy Bradley
    Aug 26, 2011 at 12:21 am
    Aug 26, 2011 at 8:12 pm
  • So I'm curious how SAS JBOD arrays and linux MDraid as implemented in CentOS6, and SES (SCSI/SAS Enclosure Services) backplane controllers 'get along' and how much configuration is needed to get the ...
    John R PierceJohn R Pierce
    Aug 15, 2011 at 2:19 pm
    Aug 18, 2011 at 6:53 am
  • I can get the kickstart command line with /proc/cmdline it looks something like xxxxx ks= xxxxxx in the %pre sections of my ks.cfg I was wanting to extract the IP from the ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Aug 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm
    Aug 15, 2011 at 9:09 am
  • I notice that the smartd service is not running by default on a new installation. But palimpsest seems to get updated statistics every so often as when I check the statistics on a drive it says "last ...
    Frank CoxFrank Cox
    Aug 11, 2011 at 7:57 pm
    Aug 12, 2011 at 9:12 pm
  • This is annoying. I've been trying to get motion working correctly on CentOS 6. First, there was no ffmpeg rpms. Now, I try to install it, and it's found on rpmfusion... except that it will not ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Aug 10, 2011 at 5:11 pm
    Aug 11, 2011 at 2:29 pm
  • OK, I know what I'm doing is "officially unsupported", but perhaps someone has some suggestions... I have a CentOS 5.6 system running as a virtual machine using VMware player. I cloned the system, ...
    Aug 9, 2011 at 1:29 pm
    Aug 10, 2011 at 10:12 am
  • Good Evening All, I have a question regarding CentOS 6 server partitioning. Now I know there are a lot of different ways to partition the system and different opinions depending on the use of the ...
    Jonathan VomackaJonathan Vomacka
    Aug 31, 2011 at 9:21 pm
    Sep 2, 2011 at 3:14 pm
  • I don't know if this is the right place to report this or not. I am building a new server on a 64 bit CentOS 6.0 platform. [root at newmick ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 6.0 ...
    Harold PritchettHarold Pritchett
    Aug 10, 2011 at 1:52 pm
    Aug 12, 2011 at 5:28 pm
  • A new .xxx domain suffix for sexual content is becoming available. If you have a cherished Trade Mark or brand name and do not want relish having your_domain_name.xxx being available to Cyber ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Aug 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm
    Aug 21, 2011 at 11:09 pm
  • Hey guys, I just tried installing jdk 1.0.7 on my centos 5.6 box and I am getting a permission denied error when I try to display the java version. [root at VIRTCENT09:/usr/lib] #ln -s ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Aug 13, 2011 at 10:54 am
    Aug 15, 2011 at 6:20 am
  • Hey, A bit out of topic but I am looking for a micro server/pc if anyone knows a descent one... I found many nice NAS but I would like to have full access to the OS (install CentOS, etc). Dream one ...
    John DoeJohn Doe
    Aug 9, 2011 at 10:57 am
    Aug 11, 2011 at 3:04 pm
  • I've got a CentOS 6 machine that's slated to go into production providing some web and development-repository services. Part of the environment is gitweb, which works as expected with one glitch: ...
    Paul HeinleinPaul Heinlein
    Aug 10, 2011 at 12:32 pm
    Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 am
  • Hi; I'm looking for CentOS 5.0 x86_64 dvd iso (preferably not torrent); must be 5.0 All my web searches have come up with more recent versions of 5.x, not 5.0. Can someone give me a URL I can wget ...
    Kenneth WolcottKenneth Wolcott
    Aug 4, 2011 at 9:10 pm
    Aug 5, 2011 at 4:18 am
  • Hi everyone! :-) I just installed CentOS 6 on one of my desktop machines, and yum now tells me that some of my favorite apps are not present in any of the repositories I configured. To name a few: ...
    Marko VojinovicMarko Vojinovic
    Aug 30, 2011 at 8:56 am
    Oct 8, 2011 at 8:35 am
  • In VIM one can easily change colours with ":set backgorund=dark". This doesn't actually change the background, but rather uses a colour scheme that is designed for a dark background. Is there any ...
    Dotan CohenDotan Cohen
    Aug 17, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    Aug 18, 2011 at 10:41 pm
  • Hi, what is the right way to deal with the new cr repository for centos 5 when you are running your own mirror. In particular the following statement I don't fully understand: - Once 5.7 is released, ...
    Christian AnthonChristian Anthon
    Aug 16, 2011 at 3:45 am
    Aug 18, 2011 at 7:20 pm
  • "gnome-terminal --tab-with-profileªA --tab-with-profile»B" Hi I am trying to open several tabs in a gnome-terminal window like above. I want to run a command for each tab within the body of the above ...
    Pete O'ConnellPete O'Connell
    Aug 3, 2011 at 1:18 am
    Aug 16, 2011 at 7:04 am
  • Hello, How can I install Vlc on CentOs 6 ? Yum does not find it. Thanks F. Colonna
    François ColonnaFrançois Colonna
    Aug 5, 2011 at 3:27 pm
    Aug 5, 2011 at 6:53 pm
  • Are there any new tools in CentOS 6 to configure VLAN interfaces (where the switch passes multiple tagged VLANs over one physical link to the host) or is it best to edit ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Aug 3, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    Oct 3, 2011 at 12:03 pm
  • On my new CentOS 6, KDE 4, running WireShark I see what appears to be frequent nonsensical DNS queries, for example: "settings-personal.desktop" and "settings-system.desktop". The DNS response is ...
    Michael D. BergerMichael D. Berger
    Aug 31, 2011 at 2:22 pm
    Sep 1, 2011 at 10:07 am
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