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  • CentOS 6.4 died on me again. Didn't leave any traces that I could find. The screen just suddenly went black. Couldn't switch to another virtual terminal. Pushing the reset button worked. Didn't have ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Nov 25, 2013 at 5:45 am
    Feb 4, 2014 at 9:47 pm
  • Guys, I was thrown a cheap OEM-server with a 120 GB SSD and 10 x 4 TB SATA-disks for the data-backup to build a backup server. It's built around an Asus Z87-A that seems to have problems with ...
    Sorin SrbuSorin Srbu
    Nov 4, 2013 at 12:44 pm
    Nov 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm
  • Dear All I needed to clone my disk to another hard drive . I did it as the following : #dd if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/sdc But after a while, the procedure ended with the "writing to /dev/sdc input/output ...
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    Nov 11, 2013 at 9:44 am
    Nov 12, 2013 at 2:15 am
  • When does echo 0 /selinux/inforce need to be used? I.e., where is selinux enforcing itself on the system to protect it? When I do yum install of some package, it seems to work (not being blocked) ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 5, 2013 at 10:13 pm
    Nov 7, 2013 at 1:34 pm
  • I have been using CentOS on my laptop for a few days now and it works great! Great work-around for the Fedora GNOME 3 debacle. But I'm starting to miss Google Chrome pretty seriously. Firefox is just ...
    Michael B AllenMichael B Allen
    Nov 21, 2013 at 6:24 am
    Nov 25, 2013 at 1:58 pm
  • I'm trying to find the correct vpn plugin so I can vpn in to a server. The server requirements are vpn server, username/password and shared secret. I've installed a few vpn plugins, but I haven't ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 19, 2013 at 4:31 am
    Nov 20, 2013 at 7:12 pm
  • Hey Y'all, Does anyone know where I can look, please post a URL, where I can find out what the minimum system requirements are for CentOS 6.4? I've searched the CentOS.org web site for this but I've ...
    Mark LaPierreMark LaPierre
    Nov 23, 2013 at 5:35 am
    Nov 24, 2013 at 6:44 am
  • Saw a trick today, wondering if anybody else had done/tried this? Assume you have a 1U rackmount with 4 front-accessed drive bays, and you want all four bays for a 4-disk RAID5 storage. The idea is ...
    Nov 8, 2013 at 8:57 pm
    Nov 10, 2013 at 10:48 am
  • On my new Haswell-based machines, I am occasionally seeing entries like the following in /var/log/messages: kernel: [Hardware Error]: Machine check events logged (I would not have even noticed them, ...
    Glenn EychanerGlenn Eychaner
    Nov 25, 2013 at 2:05 pm
    Nov 28, 2013 at 11:22 pm
  • Greetings, Apologies for my seeming daft naivete. I'm wondering if there any sort of conventions for using Wordpress on CentOS? Generally until now, I have had users install Wordpress from tarballs ...
    Max PyziurMax Pyziur
    Nov 11, 2013 at 11:46 pm
    Nov 13, 2013 at 12:20 pm
  • I have two CentOS-6.4 servers, in different places. I am running postfix/amavis on one, and sendmail/procmail on the other. I don't recall having any difficulty setting up sendmail many years ago ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Nov 2, 2013 at 12:57 pm
    Nov 3, 2013 at 3:50 pm
  • In an earlier thread it was mentioned I could use postfix stop to stop postfix. I'm trying to get sshd started and starting on boot. I did chkconfig sshd on and that worked fine, but then tried sshd ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 1, 2013 at 7:18 pm
    Nov 2, 2013 at 4:08 am
  • Hi, all. I'm trying to install the EPEL repo on a fully up to date CentOS 6.4. I'm using wget to download from my usual source but after I install it via `sudo rpm -ivh epel-xxxxx` it's not actually ...
    Phil DobbinPhil Dobbin
    Nov 23, 2013 at 11:57 pm
    Jan 26, 2014 at 6:35 pm
  • Is there a way to get CentOS 6.4 to wrap from last to first or first to last workspace when moving with ctl-alt left/right arrow? I right clicked on the workspace view at the bottom right and ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 23, 2013 at 11:32 pm
    Nov 25, 2013 at 4:52 pm
  • Last week I had a hard disk failure on my CentOS server. I managed to re-install CentOS on a new disk. I have the old mysql databases from /var/lib/mysql . Can I just move them to my new disk? Any ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Nov 15, 2013 at 12:18 pm
    Nov 15, 2013 at 6:43 pm
  • Hello, I need to buy an ultrabook. Any recommendations for something that would work out of the box more or less? I do not want a Chromebook (or anything ARM) or one of these new "touch" laptops, in ...
    Nov 27, 2013 at 1:26 pm
    Nov 28, 2013 at 7:36 pm
  • Last week, I installed CentOS 6 yet again. I took the default desktop: gnome. Whenever I open a directory, I get a new window. That gets rather annoying, especially when I have to drill down several ...
    Michael HennebryMichael Hennebry
    Nov 17, 2013 at 5:55 pm
    Nov 18, 2013 at 11:16 pm
  • Arch = x86_64 CentOS-6.4 We have a cold server with 32Gb RAM and 8 x 3TB SATA drives mounted in hotswap cells. The intended purpose of this system is as an ERP application and DBMS host. The ERP ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Nov 14, 2013 at 5:23 pm
    Nov 15, 2013 at 11:35 am
  • I have a CentOS linux web server in which I have multiple web sites. I have many website programmers now doing the coding for all the sites. How can I provide a key-based authentication for the ...
    Gopu KrishnanGopu Krishnan
    Nov 5, 2013 at 1:27 am
    Nov 6, 2013 at 3:22 pm
  • I've been trying several combinations of OSX, CentOS to try and get CentOS installed on an old iMac. I finally first installed OS X, then installed CentOS in the open space after OS X. With refit ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 23, 2013 at 1:03 am
    Dec 14, 2013 at 3:41 pm
  • Is there a tunable to set NFS hard mount time out? For instance, if the server becomes unavailable for extended amount of time, say 1 hour. I would like to timeout after 30 secs. (Soft mount isn't an ...
    Nov 12, 2013 at 11:18 pm
    Nov 14, 2013 at 6:25 pm
  • Is there anything offered in Centos that might convert an XML file to a plain text file? My hopes are that it is flexible enough to make the following type of line: <title Guide</title into something ...
    Steve CampbellSteve Campbell
    Nov 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm
    Nov 11, 2013 at 5:33 pm
  • I've installed 6.4 on an old T30 ThinkPad, and I'm in the midst of setting it up. I can't seem to get an rpm of Pan for it, nor even to do yum update. Mousing around fedoraproject eventually got me ...
    Nov 2, 2013 at 9:25 pm
    Nov 3, 2013 at 7:25 pm
  • I'm about to create a new CentOS 3 VM for testing, since we still have a bunch of deployed machines running that OS. (Don't yell at me about using old OSes. These machines won't get "un-deployed" ...
    Warren YoungWarren Young
    Nov 26, 2013 at 8:00 pm
    Nov 27, 2013 at 12:26 am
  • I have been following these instructions: https://www.centos.org/forums/viewtopic.php?tP1 to put a bunch of utilities (Clonezilla, SystemRescue, CentOS netinstall/rescue, etc.) on a single USB key ...
    Glenn EychanerGlenn Eychaner
    Nov 19, 2013 at 3:38 pm
    Nov 20, 2013 at 2:09 pm
  • I'm fairly new to CentOS, so please excuse my ignorance. I've installed CentOS 6.4, for which Emacs 23 is available; but I'd like to have Emacs 24. I've looked at rpmforge and epel, but neither seem ...
    Carson ChittomCarson Chittom
    Nov 17, 2013 at 8:12 pm
    Nov 19, 2013 at 2:58 pm
  • As you know I've been testing centos on an old mac pro. I have 1 disk left of 4 that I'm testing on. I had a 3TB disk and stuck it in and couldn't get centos to boot off of it. It would install, but ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 4, 2013 at 11:50 pm
    Nov 7, 2013 at 9:06 pm
  • Greetings, Can somebody point me in this direction with some links please? -- Regards, Rajagopal
    Rajagopal SwaminathanRajagopal Swaminathan
    Nov 3, 2013 at 11:04 pm
    Nov 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm
  • I have installed emacs with yum and now I'm trying to create a .emacs file and put some commands in it, but I can't type anything in the emacs buffer. It says the buffer is read-only. I exited emacs ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 1, 2013 at 10:36 pm
    Nov 4, 2013 at 2:21 pm
  • I'm running postfix + dovecot on my CentOS server, together with amavisd, clamd and spamassassin, following the instructions in <http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/postfix . As far as I can see it is all ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Nov 28, 2013 at 9:34 pm
    Dec 3, 2013 at 6:46 pm
  • I recently purchased a set of ASRock Intel i5 MB/CPU combos for a budget compute cluster. Every time we load up a system and try to boot with a recent EL6/64 ISO, we get a message that reads ...
    Nov 26, 2013 at 12:42 am
    Nov 26, 2013 at 11:31 pm
  • I'd like to run SELinux on my CentOS server in enforcing mode, but I get the above message when I run sealert. I assume this is because I am accessing the server from my laptop? In any case, I ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Nov 25, 2013 at 1:08 am
    Nov 26, 2013 at 1:34 am
  • Hello All, I have one CentOS 6 KVM virtualization server that I built around a year ago (best I can tell it was in October 2012) at which time I would have been installing 6.3 [0]. That particular ...
    Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm
    Nov 25, 2013 at 11:00 pm
  • Hello there, I'm running a Supermicro server with the latest CentOS 6.4 versions (kernel : 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.x86_64) and the latest nvidia driver (331.20). A few minutes after using the GPU for ...
    David McGivenDavid McGiven
    Nov 15, 2013 at 11:11 am
    Nov 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm
  • I googled to see how I might restart the network interface in CentOS. I initially tried before googling: sudo service network restart I noticed that only the loopback interface was restarted. To ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 21, 2013 at 3:32 am
    Nov 21, 2013 at 3:54 pm
  • Hi, Is CentOS good for a desktop machine? I have been using Fedora but the whole GNOME 3 debacle has me scrambling for something else. I have a few "minimal" CentOS servers but does anyone here use ...
    Michael B AllenMichael B Allen
    Nov 16, 2013 at 5:23 pm
    Nov 17, 2013 at 4:14 am
  • I've been poking at this for quite a while, and have never been able to get it to work. I've found a couple links with some partial truths: ? ...
    Joseph SpennerJoseph Spenner
    Nov 8, 2013 at 6:04 pm
    Nov 11, 2013 at 3:38 am
  • rdesktop has been spewing error messages since the update to CentOS 6.4. Aside from the continuous stream of errors in the terminal window from which it was launched, there are a number of usability ...
    Cal WebsterCal Webster
    Nov 7, 2013 at 3:51 pm
    Nov 7, 2013 at 8:58 pm
  • Is it even remotely possible to run MacOSX (or Darwin) as VM under CentOS 5.10 / xen? Or am I better off not even trying and just getting a MacMini or MacBook to just jack into my LAN? I just need a ...
    Robert HellerRobert Heller
    Nov 6, 2013 at 7:21 pm
    Nov 7, 2013 at 3:33 am
  • As I've seen no mention of this anywhere, I've got to assume it's just me. Doing some of the CR updates last night, google-chrome and firefox suddenly stopped working with https pages, including ...
    Scott RobbinsScott Robbins
    Nov 28, 2013 at 10:59 pm
    Jan 8, 2014 at 12:23 am
  • Hello, I am trying to come up with a way to auto add new servers deployed with LSI raid cards to the MegaRaid Software management server. From the gui, it looks like I can add them by IP manually, or ...
    Grant KellerGrant Keller
    Nov 27, 2013 at 11:56 pm
    Dec 4, 2013 at 4:52 am
  • Hello All! I have a lot of virtual machines with KVM hypervizor. For VM's disks I use LVM Volumes. It's more suitable to install virtual machines direct to the LV-volumes without making partition ...
    Халезов ИванХалезов Иван
    Nov 25, 2013 at 4:28 pm
    Nov 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm
  • Hello All, I set up ltsp regulary, on Centos6 machines. This morning I have a Selinux problem that usualy does not occur: after setting everything up, the thinclients boot, but nobody can login. It ...
    Johan VermeulenJohan Vermeulen
    Nov 25, 2013 at 12:26 pm
    Nov 25, 2013 at 4:04 pm
  • Hi All. I have an environment in which I would like to implement a GUI for parsing syslog-ng logs from operating system, application servers and databases. I've heard that Splunk is a good tool but ...
    Rafał RadeckiRafał Radecki
    Nov 18, 2013 at 3:56 pm
    Nov 18, 2013 at 10:29 pm
  • Hi, At office, we have I ISPs. I want to lightly monitor each link latency in order to decide several routing. For that, I have only one external server: 1 IP, it's an OVH dedicated server. The quick ...
    Mihamina RKTMBMihamina RKTMB
    Nov 15, 2013 at 3:43 am
    Nov 16, 2013 at 10:47 pm
  • I'm using virtualbox with one of the tests I have for centos 6.4. I realized after creating the disk, the default was too small. I added more disk space with: VBoxManage modifyhd ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 12, 2013 at 4:34 am
    Nov 12, 2013 at 2:51 pm
  • I recently ran into some problems using certain oVirt (3.3) features on CentOS 6.4 hosts. The solution was to use the qemu-kvm-rhev version from the EL6 RHEV repository ...
    Sander GrendelmanSander Grendelman
    Nov 11, 2013 at 2:59 pm
    Nov 11, 2013 at 5:42 pm
  • I wanted to test zimbra on centos 6 (I'm new to centos). While installing zimbra it said there was a conflict on port 25. So I found out that postfix is the default mta on centos. I then did sudo yum ...
    Wes JamesWes James
    Nov 1, 2013 at 4:21 pm
    Nov 1, 2013 at 8:29 pm
  • Hi, I do have an iscsi storage with two raidsets. I'm logged in to the target and get two devices: /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc. After formatting the devices with ext4 I realised, that I had used a wrong ...
    Götz ReinickeGötz Reinicke
    Nov 26, 2013 at 1:36 pm
    Nov 29, 2013 at 1:29 am
  • I am in the process of getting multiple Desktops to run linuxfor Research and Development, at the moment am comparing the following intel chipset H81, Q87, Q77, H61...What is the difference?What ...
    Nov 25, 2013 at 5:54 pm
    Nov 25, 2013 at 6:59 pm
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