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  • I've just installed v6.3 as a desktop (from Centos-6.3-i386-LiveCD.iso) and to get the hang of the Centos approach and then hope to move on to a server. I've been using linux *buntu for 5 years. Hope ...
    James FreerJames Freer
    Jan 22, 2013 at 9:01 pm
    Feb 1, 2013 at 3:45 pm
  • Considering using rsync on a couple systems for backup, I was wondering if it's possible, and if so how difficult is it, to delete files which have been backed up (in order to save space on the ...
    KenKen
    Jan 11, 2013 at 5:29 pm
    Mar 18, 2013 at 5:26 pm
  • I've discovered recently that something on my Centos 5.8 box (up to date) is hogging a ton of RAM. so a little while ago I sat and watched top for a while. it showed (sorry, I didn't take screen ...
    Fred smithFred smith
    Jan 4, 2013 at 10:11 pm
    Jan 13, 2013 at 10:01 am
  • Hello, I'm slightly off-topic here, but it is somewhat CentOS related! I'm in search of some hardware that consumes a low amount of power for use as a test-bed for Linux, various coding projects, and ...
    SilverTip257SilverTip257
    Jan 11, 2013 at 2:55 pm
    Jan 16, 2013 at 3:42 pm
  • Has anyone managed to get FF 18.0 to work on Centos 5.8? I've been hacking at it, placing a stack of .so files (from Centos 6) into a private directory, then using LD_LIBRARY_PATH to point the system ...
    Fred smithFred smith
    Jan 10, 2013 at 12:54 am
    Jan 28, 2013 at 1:41 pm
  • Hello all, The question is not necessarily CentOS-specific - but there are lots of bright people on here, and - quite possibly - the final implementation will be on CentOS hence I figured I'd ask it ...
    Boris EpsteinBoris Epstein
    Jan 19, 2013 at 8:35 pm
    Jan 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm
  • hi, How can I open crontab with gedit any any other editor ? i want to edit my cron jobs with other editors beside vi.
    Adekoya AdekunleAdekoya Adekunle
    Jan 23, 2013 at 11:23 am
    Jan 25, 2013 at 4:17 am
  • I was trying to use the 'at' command. Does it not have "resolution" to the second? When I run it with 'at -f /tmp/tt.sh "01/21/2013 15:20:45" syntax error. Last token seen: 15:20 Garbled time How do ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Jan 21, 2013 at 8:21 pm
    Jan 22, 2013 at 8:40 pm
  • I'm replacing an ancient Solaris 'ipf' firewall/router with a brand new CentOS 6.3 system. In the olden days, I successfully used the attached iptables script (as /etc/rc.local) on Red Hat 5.x ...
    Tim EvansTim Evans
    Jan 4, 2013 at 5:01 pm
    Jan 8, 2013 at 12:41 pm
  • Hi, Does anyone know of a stable / working "2way authentication" system for SSH, and even web authentication services? Most of the banks in South Africa have a system that, when you want to make a ...
    Rudi AhlersRudi Ahlers
    Jan 28, 2013 at 7:51 am
    Feb 5, 2013 at 11:22 pm
  • Hi, I find myself in a complicated situation and would like to ask the oracle (choke!) for help. I would like to install the packages from the continuous release repo and the yum config for this repo ...
    Markus FalbMarkus Falb
    Jan 15, 2013 at 8:58 pm
    Jan 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm
  • Hi all, I'm looking for pointer for setting up VNC so that access to the system is via gdm/kdm. Yes, I know about vino, and /etc/sysconfig/vncservers but what I'm looking for is a sertup that allows ...
    Bruce FerrellBruce Ferrell
    Jan 22, 2013 at 9:52 pm
    Jan 25, 2013 at 6:55 am
  • I'm baffled ... on a stock 6.3 install, where does sendmail dump its log files sm-mta and sm-msp respectively? Al I can find is the statistics file and maillog. Thanks,
    Ashley M. KirchnerAshley M. Kirchner
    Jan 15, 2013 at 8:43 pm
    Jan 18, 2013 at 5:56 pm
  • Hi, I need to securely wipe out a disk on a remote machine, but I don't have access to that machine. Therefore I cannot use the LiveCD+shred (or dd) combination. Besides manually shreding known data ...
    Yungwei ChenYungwei Chen
    Jan 8, 2013 at 10:06 pm
    Jan 14, 2013 at 1:43 am
  • Hello, I'm using HP homeserver where host system run CentOS 6.3 with KVM virtualization with SELinux enabled, guests too run the same OS (but without SELinux, but this does not matter). Host system ...
    Ilyas --Ilyas --
    Jan 12, 2013 at 12:35 pm
    Mar 11, 2013 at 6:08 pm
  • Does anyone know of any sort of Linux utility that does something like what Solaris' Live Upgrade (http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19455-01/806-7933/index.html) does? In my past life as a Solaris ...
    Tim EvansTim Evans
    Jan 28, 2013 at 4:40 pm
    Jan 30, 2013 at 12:36 am
  • I am trying to follow: http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd Which seems to really be written for Centos 5, with just some selinux references for Centos 6. There are real problems here for Centos 6 ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Jan 24, 2013 at 3:16 am
    Jan 28, 2013 at 8:26 pm
  • i did this from the console crontab -e then i inserted this in my vi editor 10 * * * * curl http://mysite.com/test.php then i exited vi then i did crontab -l and the cron job was listed then i did ...
    Adekoya AdekunleAdekoya Adekunle
    Jan 22, 2013 at 6:23 pm
    Jan 24, 2013 at 12:11 am
  • rpm -q glibc gives me: glibc-2.12-1.80.el6_3.6.x86_64 However I need glibc-2.15 If I do yum update glibc I get: No packages marked for Update Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Richard ReinaRichard Reina
    Jan 21, 2013 at 5:14 pm
    Jan 21, 2013 at 9:46 pm
  • I am building a mail server on Centos 6.3 and working with OpenSSL to create a self-signed certificate for mail use. Along the line of learning the 'best' options to use for OpenSSL and dealing with ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Jan 8, 2013 at 7:49 pm
    Jan 13, 2013 at 1:34 am
  • Hi all. So.. as the problem with the video driver and CentOS 5 seems to be hard to solve, I'll try to migrate to CentOS 6. I'd like to ask if anybody is successfully running cadence and plugins on ...
    Roberto NunnariRoberto Nunnari
    Jan 9, 2013 at 5:58 pm
    Jan 10, 2013 at 5:15 pm
  • I'm trying to use rysnc to back up some directories on a CentOS6 machine that uses selinux in enforcing mode. Most files didn't transfer, so I tried the example from rsync_selinux(8): Allow rsync ...
    LheckingLhecking
    Jan 7, 2013 at 11:59 am
    Jan 8, 2013 at 11:04 am
  • Hi. Does anyone know of a way to add a "new mail" notification icon to the panel/system tray under CentOS 6? On CentOS 5, I used the "mail-notification" software package provided by the Fedora "EPEL" ...
    Toralf LundToralf Lund
    Jan 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm
    Jan 30, 2013 at 12:25 pm
  • How exactly are you supposed to configure the display (i.e. set up X11) on a CentOS 6 system? I mean, in the past, there was system-config-display, but that's not supported any more. There is ...
    Toralf LundToralf Lund
    Jan 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm
    Jan 25, 2013 at 6:22 pm
  • Hey, folks, I just saw Johnny mention 5.9 yesterday, and this morning, my manager tells me he got about 100 emails from somewhere about 5.9 and a CR repo. So, my questions to the team is: is there a ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Jan 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm
    Jan 17, 2013 at 2:06 pm
  • I understand that the contents of /etc/sysctl.conf should be read and executed at system startup. However that never happens and I have to run sysctl -p after every reboot to get the settings I ...
    Emmett CulleyEmmett Culley
    Jan 2, 2013 at 5:54 pm
    Jan 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm
  • I am looking for a wsyiwyg html editor for note taking as I build up a system to note what I am doing. I typically just use gedit, but this system's notes are getting complex, and using code tabs, ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Jan 2, 2013 at 7:44 pm
    Jan 3, 2013 at 9:28 am
  • OK, What's the best CentOS platform for KVM? CentOS 5 or CentOS 6? TIA, Gene It's impossible for everything to be true at the same time.
    Gene PooleGene Poole
    Jan 25, 2013 at 4:09 pm
    Feb 11, 2013 at 6:25 am
  • Hey All, I'm trying to build Tux Racer. I get: checking for tcl8.5 library... no checking for tcl83 library... no checking for tcl8.2 library... no checking for tcl82 library... no checking for ...
    Mark LaPierreMark LaPierre
    Jan 12, 2013 at 12:30 am
    Jan 17, 2013 at 12:15 am
  • I think I know the answer to this question based on all of the research I've done, but figured I'd ask anyway. I needed a couple of servers for an HA cluster, and our "order" guy here ordered me a ...
    Steve CampbellSteve Campbell
    Jan 8, 2013 at 7:38 pm
    Jan 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm
  • I just got a Canon Canoscan LiDE 210 scanner, which the SANE project pages say works "completely" with Sane. but what isn't obvious without a lot of digging is that the version of Sane in EL5 isn't ...
    Fred smithFred smith
    Jan 20, 2013 at 12:06 am
    Mar 1, 2013 at 1:54 am
  • Hi all, for some reaseon, my message wasn't published. Second try, this time without the giant attachment. I have an Intel server (SR2600URBRPR) in front of me. The disks in my server are connected ...
    Nils CasparNils Caspar
    Jan 29, 2013 at 9:16 pm
    Feb 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm
  • Hello there! I was running skype 4.1.0.20 on my 64-bit laptop for weeks (installed in /opt, from an official skype binary archive, plus few 32-bit stuff to get it working), when suddenly it stopped ...
    WwpWwp
    Jan 30, 2013 at 8:23 am
    Feb 4, 2013 at 9:30 am
  • hi, any certification on centos ? if yes where can i buy study materials ?
    Adekoya AdekunleAdekoya Adekunle
    Jan 23, 2013 at 11:44 am
    Jan 24, 2013 at 4:42 am
  • Hello fellow CentOS users, I'm using: # cat /etc/*release CentOS release 6.3 (Final) # rpm -qa | grep post postfix-2.6.6-2.2.el6_1.x86_64 on 2 servers: preferans.de and (yes, funny name) ...
    Alexander FarberAlexander Farber
    Jan 15, 2013 at 12:29 pm
    Jan 16, 2013 at 8:33 am
  • Hey everyone, I'm trying to compile a document to send out to our customers that outlines the minimum and recommended requirements to run C4, C5, and C6. Does anyone know the particulars? When we ...
    Andrew S ReisAndrew S Reis
    Jan 10, 2013 at 9:24 pm
    Jan 15, 2013 at 6:26 pm
  • In http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd there is a recommendation to NOT use the version that comes with Centos 6.3, but to get the more current version from RPMForge. Is this the 'correct' thing to ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Jan 4, 2013 at 3:59 pm
    Jan 10, 2013 at 8:20 pm
  • Hi, We have a little over 100 servers, almost all running CentOS 5.7. Virtually all are Dell servers, generally a mix of 1950s, R610s, and R410s. We use NTP and/or PTP to sync their clocks. One ...
    Matt GarmanMatt Garman
    Jan 23, 2013 at 3:16 am
    Jan 23, 2013 at 4:23 pm
  • Hey All, Totem has stopped playing .wmv files recently. I don't know exactly when this happened, but I know I've played .wmv files not too very long ago. I've got 372 .wmv files all of which I've ...
    Mark LaPierreMark LaPierre
    Jan 21, 2013 at 6:49 pm
    Jan 23, 2013 at 1:58 pm
  • I updated the machine that I use for a web/email server last night to 5.9, and I have this in the logwatch report this morning: QUOTE: --------------------- Smartd Begin ------------------------ ...
    Frank CoxFrank Cox
    Jan 18, 2013 at 4:40 pm
    Jan 18, 2013 at 8:21 pm
  • since updating to 5.9 a little while ago I find a load of these in /var/log/messages, which I've not seen before: Jan 17 22:17:18 fcshome ntpd[4680]: sendto(216.230.228.211) (fd"): Invalid argument ...
    Fred smithFred smith
    Jan 18, 2013 at 5:02 am
    Jan 18, 2013 at 5:49 pm
  • I followed the instructions here for enabling EHEL: http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2012/06/enable-epel-repository/ And tried to do a yum gdisk install on a new CentOS 6.2 fully updated install. yum ...
    Meyer, BruceMeyer, Bruce
    Jan 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm
    Jan 9, 2013 at 10:23 pm
  • Hello there, does anyone have experience setting up Enlightenment E17 on a CentOS6 system? I know that the RPM's are available from ...
    WwpWwp
    Jan 9, 2013 at 8:28 am
    Jan 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm
  • Hi all. I just installed centOS 5 on a new pc and everything works very well, apart the video driver that is not recognized by X and so I get no graphics hardware acceleration (glxgears is very ...
    Roberto NunnariRoberto Nunnari
    Jan 9, 2013 at 4:43 pm
    Jan 9, 2013 at 7:14 pm
  • For some time I have been seeing disk errors in the syslog every seven days. Until today it always happens Sunday morning at 8:13 AM, plus or minus a minute or two. Yesterday it happened at 1:13 AM ...
    Emmett CulleyEmmett Culley
    Jan 7, 2013 at 10:58 pm
    Jan 8, 2013 at 1:35 am
  • I want to install GoldenDict on my fresh CentOS 6.3 installation. So far I've not found any GoldenDict rpm files created for CentOS. What about creating rpm from deb using alien? Would it be safe to ...
    Juan R. de SilvaJuan R. de Silva
    Jan 2, 2013 at 2:50 am
    Jan 2, 2013 at 9:41 pm
  • I have run into what can only be described as a farce but one that is outside my control and which I need fixed. I am informed that my cell phone service provider, Bell Canada, will not allow any ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Jan 29, 2013 at 10:03 pm
    Feb 4, 2013 at 3:48 pm
  • Hey All, Heads up! For some reason the Software Updater thought it would be interesting for me if it upgraded my nvidia 304 driver with the nvidia 310.32-1 driver. That would be nice if the 310 ...
    Mark LaPierreMark LaPierre
    Jan 24, 2013 at 6:18 am
    Jan 24, 2013 at 6:03 pm
  • Hello everyone, I am new to this group so please forgive me if this question has been already asked. With four identical hard drives, I want to setup RAID 5 + 1 hot spare by a fresh CentOS (6.3) ...
    Ren Wen shanRen Wen shan
    Jan 24, 2013 at 5:59 am
    Jan 24, 2013 at 4:58 pm
  • What does this error mean? Updating : gtk2 35/178 g_module_open() failed for /usr/lib64/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/loaders/libpixbufloader-png.so: /usr/local/lib/libpng12.so.0: undefined symbol: inflateReset ...
    MattMatt
    Jan 18, 2013 at 8:55 pm
    Jan 19, 2013 at 2:51 pm
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