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  • I recently, perhaps foolishly, changed over a remote server from sendmail/procmail to postfix/amavis/spamassassin/clamd , and I'm finding it difficult to configure this setup. The CentOS document ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Sep 12, 2013 at 10:03 am
    Sep 22, 2013 at 5:44 pm
  • Hi. On my new job we use VMware ESXi (Free version), but my colleagues use Windows on their PC's. I am allowed to use CentOS Linux, but I have no prior experience with WMVare. I now (today) have to ...
    Ljubomir LjubojevicLjubomir Ljubojevic
    Sep 5, 2013 at 6:52 am
    Sep 11, 2013 at 8:11 am
  • Hi. I have a CentOS server (a Dell 860) with two drives in it. One is running CentOS 6.4 which I want to keep & the bigger 400GB drive has Debian 7 on it which I want to erase & use for backups ...
    Phil DobbinPhil Dobbin
    Sep 26, 2013 at 6:30 pm
    Sep 29, 2013 at 10:09 pm
  • Apparently I hadn't done any scanning since my move to centos. hp-scan works for root, but not for me as me. When I try to use xsane, it tells me no device found. When I try to use hp-scan as myself ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Sep 24, 2013 at 10:57 pm
    Sep 27, 2013 at 4:37 pm
  • mkfs.ext4 fails to create 38TB file system on CentOS 6.4 64bit with this error: mkfs.ext4: Size of device /dev/vg02/vtapes too big to be expressed in 32 bits using a blocksize of 4096. More details ...
    Peter WoodPeter Wood
    Sep 20, 2013 at 8:58 pm
    Sep 27, 2013 at 10:01 am
  • I am the IT Development Specialist for a small community college and our CIO has asked me to explore an alternative to Microsoft Active Directory as we are separating from our parent university and ...
    Tennant, JacobTennant, Jacob
    Sep 28, 2013 at 5:15 am
    Sep 30, 2013 at 10:15 pm
  • I have an old server (old hardware) that's been running 6.4 with kernel 2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686, no problem. Except, any kernel update after that causes it not to boot anymore. All I get is a ...
    Ashley M. KirchnerAshley M. Kirchner
    Sep 19, 2013 at 9:15 pm
    Sep 24, 2013 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi, I was wondering, why/when it is useful or when should I avoid to use LVM. I think the big advantage of LVMing is if you modify (rezising, ...) disk and filesystem layouts "a lot". Are there any ...
    Götz ReinickeGötz Reinicke
    Sep 26, 2013 at 8:44 am
    Sep 27, 2013 at 6:06 pm
  • I setup a CentOS 6 server to use with KVM/QEMU, and I am getting the following error a good bit, granted it doesn't seem to be causing any trouble. I figured I would post and see if anyone has any ...
    Howard LeadmonHoward Leadmon
    Sep 5, 2013 at 5:11 pm
    Sep 10, 2013 at 11:44 am
  • Hi, With CentOS php53 I get an SSL Error <?php $handle = fopen("https://maps.google.com", "r"); $contents = stream_get_contents($handle); fclose($handle); ? will result in something like Warning ...
    Markus FalbMarkus Falb
    Sep 24, 2013 at 3:51 pm
    Sep 25, 2013 at 11:49 pm
  • I have to change IP numbers across a number of virtual and physical machines because of network center move. This has to be done before network startup, of course. I'm thinking about the best method ...
    Kai SchaetzlKai Schaetzl
    Sep 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm
    Sep 25, 2013 at 4:03 pm
  • We've been using rsync since forever to back up all our servers and it's worked without a problem. But in a recent security review, we noted that our specific rsync backup host is using root keys to ...
    Sep 23, 2013 at 7:57 pm
    Sep 24, 2013 at 8:37 pm
  • Latest chromium-el6 at http://people.centos.org/hughesjr/chromium/6/x86_64/RPMS/ is chromium-28.0.1500.95-213514.x86_64.rpm but latest chromium stable is 29.0.1547.xx wondering if there are any ...
    Robert ArkiletianRobert Arkiletian
    Sep 18, 2013 at 4:27 am
    Sep 23, 2013 at 11:22 am
  • Hi. The other day I burnt a copy of a CentOS 6.4 64 bit netinstall disc, verified the disc which passed & about a third of the way through the install it informed me that there was no CD in the drive ...
    Phil DobbinPhil Dobbin
    Sep 30, 2013 at 3:49 am
    Oct 1, 2013 at 7:41 pm
  • I have a system running CentOS 6.3, with a SCSI attached RAID: http://www.raidweb.com/index.php/2012-10-24-12-40-09/janus-ii-scsi/2012-10-24-12-40-59.html For disaster recovery purposes, I want to ...
    Joseph SpennerJoseph Spenner
    Sep 10, 2013 at 4:52 pm
    Sep 10, 2013 at 6:04 pm
  • Since doing "yum update" this morning, an update that installed several packages, the updater shows me 3 packages to install: hpijs-1:3.12.4-4.el6_4.1 (x86_64) hplip-common-3.12.4-4.el6_4.1 (x86_64) ...
    Fred SmithFred Smith
    Sep 20, 2013 at 6:21 pm
    Sep 22, 2013 at 3:33 am
  • Sommetimes, for no apparent reason, my mouse cursor will become four arrows and suddenly I cannot do anything with my desktop. I can move the cursor and that is it. Clicking has no effect ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Sep 8, 2013 at 5:31 am
    Sep 8, 2013 at 9:24 pm
  • Hi, I noticed that one of out "Centos 5" servers with an onboard "Marvell 88E8001" was showing some packet overruns. # ifconfig -a eth0 | grep "RX p" RX packets:1629537 errors:0 dropped:0 ...
    Steve BrooksSteve Brooks
    Sep 2, 2013 at 8:14 pm
    Sep 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm
  • I saw an article this morning about the RH developer toolset. basically it includes a couple of packages like PHP python mysql (etc) that are later packages than that included in the released version ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Sep 13, 2013 at 12:13 pm
    Aug 13, 2014 at 4:22 pm
  • we just purchase new I/O card and like to check I/O performance. for sequence I/O performance test we can use "hdparm -t /dev/xxx" bur for random I/O performance test which Linux command I can use? ...
    Mcclnx mccMcclnx mcc
    Sep 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm
    Oct 1, 2013 at 3:35 pm
  • Hi, I have updated the firmware for perc raid controller card, network card, IDRAC firmware and the BIOS version on Dell R720 server. I have installed CentOS 6.4 and updated with all the latest ...
    Kaushal ShriyanKaushal Shriyan
    Sep 24, 2013 at 3:05 pm
    Sep 30, 2013 at 2:26 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to know what would be the best way to remove an iscsi lvm storage from a server. (removing all reference to that storage etc.) The storage in question will be reset and reformated and ...
    Götz ReinickeGötz Reinicke
    Sep 25, 2013 at 1:58 pm
    Sep 26, 2013 at 8:48 am
  • Hi, I am studying for the RHCSA Exam and wanted to install CentOS 6.4 alongside Windows 8. I got a new laptop with a processor that supports virtualization. I am planning to remove all the recovery ...
    Amit joshiAmit joshi
    Sep 20, 2013 at 9:39 am
    Sep 25, 2013 at 6:07 pm
  • Is anyone using x2go on Centos - and if so, is there any reason to think about switching from freenx? The old NX client for mac was a powerpc binary and is no longer supported under mountain lion - ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Sep 24, 2013 at 7:18 pm
    Sep 24, 2013 at 11:10 pm
  • Most of the time since last Thursday or so, that piece of crap called Nixnet (ix.manitu) has been blocking my hosting provider's mailservers. I did ask, when I talked to support last week, and they ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Sep 16, 2013 at 8:06 pm
    Sep 16, 2013 at 9:07 pm
  • I spent a number of hours at one of the local SF clubs turning a desktop into a dual-boot (if they ever need that for anything) CentOS 6.4 system, then trying to install Evergreen, an oss library ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Sep 16, 2013 at 3:03 pm
    Sep 16, 2013 at 8:37 pm
  • Greetings, I am trying to prepare 1. installer usb using iso with (centos minimal + custom rpm) 2. a Live usb using (centos minimal + custom rpm) I do not have any information of the configuration of ...
    Rajagopal SwaminathanRajagopal Swaminathan
    Sep 12, 2013 at 9:11 am
    Sep 13, 2013 at 5:38 am
  • Hello. I have a big Problem with centos 6.4 KVM client. After a new start i lost always my resolf.conf and this file is empty, have any a hint why? -- mit freundlichen Gr??en / best Regards, G?nther ...
    Günther J. NiederwimmerGünther J. Niederwimmer
    Sep 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm
    Sep 10, 2013 at 1:58 pm
  • Hi, I have an acer 5738g laptop on which i tried out the centos6.4 live CD. The laptop feels noticable hotter and i check the temperature using something like cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/. The ...
    Krishnan VKrishnan V
    Sep 14, 2013 at 3:23 pm
    Oct 16, 2013 at 4:46 pm
  • Hi all, Any recommendation about some webcam with microphone?? I need to buy one to use skype. Thanks.
    C. L. MartinezC. L. Martinez
    Sep 26, 2013 at 2:49 pm
    Sep 27, 2013 at 6:02 am
  • Greetings, I am trying to follos the procedure as outlined in: http://smorgasbork.com/component/content/article/35-linux/128-building-a-custom-centos-6-kickstart-disc-part-1 I am using Cendos minimal ...
    Rajagopal SwaminathanRajagopal Swaminathan
    Sep 14, 2013 at 4:16 am
    Sep 17, 2013 at 5:37 am
  • I have a script file in my cron.hourly that contains a good number of scripts I must call. #!/bin/sh sleep 15 perl /scripts/create_graph.pl & sleep 15 perl /scripts/create_graph_out.pl & many more ...
    Sep 5, 2013 at 3:24 pm
    Sep 6, 2013 at 1:05 pm
  • I am obviously missing something basic here but can someone explain to me what is wrong with the first statement, which returns nothing? $ history | grep ^su $ history | grep su 2997 su -l 3024 su -l ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Sep 16, 2013 at 4:27 pm
    Sep 17, 2013 at 12:55 pm
  • Hey folks, Google found nothing in this list archives for me but did find this : http://www.unixmen.com/how-to-jul-convert-rhel-5-to-centos-5/ Before I just go try that on one of my systems can ...
    Alan McKayAlan McKay
    Sep 10, 2013 at 6:07 pm
    Sep 16, 2013 at 2:51 pm
  • Hi All, I am searching for a way in X11 to "partition" or "divide" the screen. For example the physical size of the screen may be 1920x1080 but what if I want 3 sections like A B C where A is treated ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Sep 6, 2013 at 7:11 pm
    Sep 6, 2013 at 8:11 pm
  • Hello to all, I have a question, maybe it's a very newbie question. I've installed CentOS 6.4 on my notebook but sometimes when I boot it, after the screen "booting CentOS in 4..3..2..1" I receive a ...
    Fabrizio Di CarloFabrizio Di Carlo
    Sep 4, 2013 at 7:56 am
    Sep 6, 2013 at 12:25 pm
  • Hey All, Is there someone here on the list that has experience building RPM install files? I've never done it before. I'm looking for someone who is willing to do a little hand holding. I just built ...
    Mark LaPierreMark LaPierre
    Sep 4, 2013 at 2:56 am
    Sep 4, 2013 at 2:11 pm
  • Hi All, I just discovered that the remi repo has updated versions of firefox. This is good news, but it leads me to a question. Is it possible to exclude all packages except one or two in a repo ...
    Carl T. MillerCarl T. Miller
    Sep 3, 2013 at 11:05 am
    Sep 3, 2013 at 11:01 pm
  • I am having trouble sending sysrq commands over USB serial, and I'm not sure what else to check. I have two identical machines, each with usb-to-serial adapters, joined by a null modem adapter. One ...
    Billy CrookBilly Crook
    Sep 30, 2013 at 11:16 pm
    Oct 1, 2013 at 7:03 pm
  • Hi, we have a storageserver (Centos 6.4) with a dualport Intel 10G X520-2 Adapter. A QSan P600Q-D316 Storage is configured with 8*SATA Drives raid 5 for test, connected trought a Cisco UCS 6100 ...
    Götz ReinickeGötz Reinicke
    Sep 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm
    Sep 30, 2013 at 7:54 am
  • I have 2 centos boxes and I want to NFS mount a dir from one to the other. When I do that the files on the client all are owned by nobody.nobody. I verified that the user and group of the files on ...
    Larry MartellLarry Martell
    Sep 20, 2013 at 3:46 pm
    Sep 20, 2013 at 11:48 pm
  • Good morning! On a CentOS 6.4 / 64 bit server I have installed the watchdog 5.5 package. The rpm -qi watchdog states: The watchdog program can be used as a powerful software watchdog daemon or may be ...
    Alexander FarberAlexander Farber
    Sep 18, 2013 at 7:57 am
    Sep 18, 2013 at 2:01 pm
  • Hello, I am new on centos and have installed a KVM Server, now on my host i have on a new start a Error from virt-who and virt-who never starts. root at bbs init.d]# service virt-who start virt-who ...
    Günther J. NiederwimmerGünther J. Niederwimmer
    Sep 15, 2013 at 10:57 am
    Sep 15, 2013 at 1:54 pm
  • Hello, I've only had experience with PostgreSQL sofar, but have now to install MySQL (and WordPress) on a CentOS 6.4 /64 bit server. I have installed the mysql-5.1.69-1.el6_4.x86_64 package and ...
    Alexander FarberAlexander Farber
    Sep 13, 2013 at 10:44 am
    Sep 13, 2013 at 3:04 pm
  • Hi, all. I'm experiencing a problem with Yum. When I call 'sudo yum update' it tells me that it can't find any mirrors & after doing a 'sudo yum clean all' it just informs me it can't find any base ...
    Phil DobbinPhil Dobbin
    Sep 7, 2013 at 12:01 pm
    Sep 8, 2013 at 10:00 am
  • Hi, Earlier I asked how I could arrange a bell tone on my CentOS box. I have pcspkr loaded, I can play music over my boxes but the system beep or bell is missing. Seeveral people commented on gnome ...
    Sep 1, 2013 at 8:02 pm
    Sep 2, 2013 at 1:12 pm
  • Greetings, I am trying to build a Centos 6.4 LiveCD using the config provided per Centos minimal Live kickstart using command: livecd-creator --config=centos-livecd-minimal.ks --fslabel=c6min-live ...
    Rajagopal SwaminathanRajagopal Swaminathan
    Sep 29, 2013 at 8:34 am
    Sep 29, 2013 at 10:07 pm
  • Hi All, I'm looking for input as to how I may restrict some post commit hooks by way of SELinux or some other mechanism. Here's a description of the problem that I need to solve. I have a source code ...
    James A. PeltierJames A. Peltier
    Sep 25, 2013 at 4:35 pm
    Sep 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm
  • Hello, gpk-update-viewer on my CentOS 6 desktop gives me an error about untrusted updates. When running yum update from a terminal I get the following error: Package ...
    Leonard den OttolanderLeonard den Ottolander
    Sep 23, 2013 at 4:39 pm
    Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 pm
  • We have a very old MS-Windows domain running on a Win2K advanced server. After the most recent update to Samba it appears that we can no longer connect to shares on that system from our CentOS-6.4 ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Sep 18, 2013 at 12:55 pm
    Sep 18, 2013 at 10:26 pm
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