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  • Hello Guys? I need to revert the X11 graphical server to Console 7. and enable VT1 as normal text as it was on the old distr.. Sincerely AndyBe
    Andreas BenzlerAndreas Benzler
    Dec 18, 2014 at 1:10 pm
    Jan 14, 2015 at 1:23 pm
  • Hi all, Just switched my home computer from Windows 7 to CentOS 6.6 and I'm having a slight bit of trouble with the bittorrent-clients. * Transmission is fine but lacks "a bit" in features. * Vuze is ...
    Sorin SrbuSorin Srbu
    Dec 28, 2014 at 8:36 am
    Dec 29, 2014 at 8:41 am
  • Hello, Many years ago, FC4 days, the following command run as a cron job would result in a nice summary email as follows /usr/bin/rsync -a --no-whole-file --delete /music /thecus-music/ ...
    Niamh HoldingNiamh Holding
    Dec 14, 2014 at 11:19 am
    Dec 18, 2014 at 10:58 am
  • Hello, Currently The CentOS project publishes errata on its CentOS Announce mailing list. In order to import this into a package management system (like Katello on The Foreman), one needs to parse ...
    Somers-Harris, David | David | OPSSomers-Harris, David | David | OPS
    Dec 24, 2014 at 5:48 am
    Jan 14, 2015 at 1:50 am
  • Hello CentOS list, I have a requirement that I need to use encryption technology to encrypt very large tar file on a daily basis. The tar file is over 250G size and those are data backup. Every night ...
    Xinhuan ZhengXinhuan Zheng
    Dec 17, 2014 at 5:14 pm
    Dec 19, 2014 at 9:40 pm
  • i have been noticing a short connection burst in system monitor every time i connect to internet. i got curious and decided to run wireshark to see what was happening. seems that i am connecting to ...
    Dec 3, 2014 at 10:49 am
    Dec 3, 2014 at 11:49 pm
  • We ship servers to remote sites, which are rarely staffed with techs familiar with Linux. We have them tell us the static IP configuration for the box before we ship it, then we set it up for them ...
    Warren YoungWarren Young
    Dec 1, 2014 at 9:35 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 11:44 pm
  • Hi, I just spent a couple of unnerving hours trying to make Dropbox work on CentOS 6.6. Is there a way that 1. Actually works? 2. Doesn't include jumping through burning loops? Cheers from the sunny ...
    Niki KovacsNiki Kovacs
    Dec 11, 2014 at 7:55 am
    Dec 17, 2014 at 3:51 pm
  • Can anyone help with getting the new DoD CACs (Smart Card) to work in CentOS 6.6? I don't use it for console logins, only for email and .mil web sites. I recently had to get a new DoD CAC (Smart ...
    Cal WebsterCal Webster
    Dec 3, 2014 at 10:34 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 8:42 pm
  • I sometimes receive e-mails I post to this list, like I did the bug I reported about X problems, but other times not, like my first post about that before I reported the bug. That one appeared in ...
    Bill Maltby (C4B)Bill Maltby (C4B)
    Dec 17, 2014 at 10:38 pm
    Dec 20, 2014 at 4:01 am
  • Hello, I saw in the CentOS 6.6 release notes that the Xorg ABI has changed but that "This should not concern anyone who uses the default drivers shipped with CentOS." I'm using the ATI drivers in ...
    Darby VickerDarby Vicker
    Dec 3, 2014 at 4:30 am
    Jan 7, 2015 at 2:02 pm
  • Received the following message in mail to root: Message 257: Return-Path: <root at desk4.localdomain X-Original-To: root Delivered-To: root at desk4.localdomain From: mdadm monitoring <root at ...
    David McGuffeyDavid McGuffey
    Dec 3, 2014 at 1:14 am
    Dec 9, 2014 at 10:28 pm
  • Hey guys, For some reason I can't seem to enable SELinux on this one host. Here's my SELinux config file: [root at beta-new:~] #cat /etc/sysconfig/selinux # This file controls the state of SELinux on ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Dec 30, 2014 at 2:58 am
    Dec 31, 2014 at 3:19 am
  • Hello everyone - I am trying to use virt-viewer to connect to KVM virtual machines running on a CentOS7 host. It works great when running directly on the host, but I have not been able to figure out ...
    Bill GeeBill Gee
    Dec 30, 2014 at 2:46 pm
    Jan 2, 2015 at 5:47 pm
  • ran routine updates on the lernel this morning and got this: WARNING: No module xenblk found for kernel 2.6.18-400.1.1.el5, continuing anyway The only references I can find are a year or so old ...
    Dave StevensDave Stevens
    Dec 18, 2014 at 7:11 pm
    Dec 23, 2014 at 11:48 pm
  • Hello everyone, If anyone is interested, I have created a HOWTO on running a Motorola GPS receiver connected to a CentOS 7 box via serial port (com1), with 1PPS over DCD. The trick here is that ...
    Dec 11, 2014 at 8:57 pm
    Dec 12, 2014 at 8:58 pm
  • I am attempting to get a script borrowed from DJB to work on my CentOS-6.6 box. Simplified it looks like this: tcpdump -l -n -e port 53 \ The sticking point is the 'while read' construct. Run just as ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Dec 2, 2014 at 6:05 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 1:20 pm
  • Hi I had a two repo for cento6 where I can download httpd 2.2.29, (baseurl=http://centos.alt.ru/repository/centos/6/$basearch/) and baseurl=http://mirror.fserver.ru/centos-repo/6/$basearch For now ...
    Dec 15, 2014 at 10:51 am
    Dec 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm
  • Redhat updated flash-plugin last Thursday. It there one for CentOS or should I use the Redhat update?
    Dec 16, 2014 at 5:24 pm
    Dec 16, 2014 at 7:34 pm
  • Hi, Disabled ipv6 (using sysctl, disabled ip6tables, no reboot, no proxy present) and still get the message as below. Centos 6.3 (i know its old) Kernel : 2.6.32-279.14.1.el6.x86_64 (I know its old) ...
    Mateusz GuzMateusz Guz
    Dec 25, 2014 at 7:53 am
    Jan 13, 2015 at 2:01 pm
  • I'm using fail2ban with CentOS 6.6. Something is causing fail2ban's alerts sent to root's mail to be rejected. Here's a clip from one of the error messages: Message 48: From MAILER-DAEMON at ...
    Robert G. (Doc) SavageRobert G. (Doc) Savage
    Dec 26, 2014 at 5:39 pm
    Dec 27, 2014 at 2:22 pm
  • I've installed CentOS 6.6 on a workstation at a local non-profit as a kiosk machine. I used xguest. Works great, except now the customer wants the Firefox homepage to be one pointing to a particular ...
    David McGuffeyDavid McGuffey
    Dec 9, 2014 at 2:12 am
    Dec 19, 2014 at 8:08 pm
  • Last month we discussed the problems with webcams in CentOS 6 and I raised Bugzilla #1158988 with Red Hat. This bug has now been declared a duplicate of 1145805. Unfortunately I'm unable to access ...
    Ron YorstonRon Yorston
    Dec 12, 2014 at 9:08 am
    Dec 18, 2014 at 1:54 am
  • Hello, It's been about 15 years since I've enjoyed working in the Unix space, and I am trying to reintegrate myself. A few things have changed in the intervening years. I've installed the first ...
    Clayton KirkwoodClayton Kirkwood
    Dec 15, 2014 at 1:01 am
    Dec 15, 2014 at 2:46 pm
  • CentOS 7 How do I print something on the text-mode console right after the OS has finished booting? I've a virtual instance and I need to know its IP address after it has finished booting up, to know ...
    Florin AndreiFlorin Andrei
    Dec 8, 2014 at 11:35 pm
    Dec 11, 2014 at 11:30 pm
  • Greetings - I am trying to install CentOS 7 into a new Dell Precision 3610. I have two 3 TB drives that I want to setup in software RAID1. I followed the guide here for my install as it looked fairly ...
    Jeff BoyceJeff Boyce
    Dec 3, 2014 at 5:38 pm
    Dec 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm
  • Hey all, I'm attempting to upgrade a Centos 5.9 machine to CentOS 5.10. But when I try the yum update command I get this response: -- Finished Dependency Resolution python26-PyYAML-3.08-5.el5.x86_64 ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Dec 21, 2014 at 2:25 am
    Dec 22, 2014 at 4:01 pm
  • HW: Lenovo T520 laptop with MS WIN 7 OR dedicated PC (DELL GX 280) SW: CentOS 6.5 (64-bit) installed using VMware Player on MS WIN 7 host CASE A) -- BRIDGED networking selected CASE B) -- NAT ...
    Igor FurlanIgor Furlan
    Dec 20, 2014 at 8:30 am
    Dec 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm
  • Hi, On an internal webserver (latest C6) I want smb-access to /var/www/html/ In april I did chcon -R -t public_content_rw_t /var/www/html/ setsebool -P allow_smbd_anon_write 1 setsebool -P ...
    Patrick BervoetsPatrick Bervoets
    Dec 17, 2014 at 10:07 am
    Dec 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm
  • Redhat in centos? I type help and the first line says redhat. Are we paranoid about red..t? Clayton You can tell the caliber of a man by his gun--c. kirkwood
    Clayton KirkwoodClayton Kirkwood
    Dec 15, 2014 at 2:29 am
    Dec 17, 2014 at 1:58 pm
  • Hi, I just installed CentOS 6.6 on my HP Pavilion DM1 laptop. The wireless card is only poorly supported in the default setup, so I decided to write an installation script for the Linux-STA driver, ...
    Niki KovacsNiki Kovacs
    Dec 14, 2014 at 10:32 am
    Dec 15, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • I?ve held off reporting this since I thought it might just be some kind of fluke, but I?ve seen it now on three different boxes. The symptom is that the stock configuration of Apache only listens for ...
    Warren YoungWarren Young
    Dec 11, 2014 at 3:48 am
    Dec 12, 2014 at 7:43 pm
  • This should be simple, but it's not, unless I'm forgetting something. Writing a script, an arg is a filename. So fname=$1 But I want that expanded to include the full path and filename, not just what ...
    Dec 9, 2014 at 8:57 pm
    Dec 11, 2014 at 9:57 am
  • I am seeing these avc messages on a newly commissioned and up-to-date CentOs-6 virtual guest: ---- time- Thu Dec 4 12:14:58 2014 type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1417713298.610:60522): archÀ00003e syscall=2 ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Dec 4, 2014 at 5:29 pm
    Dec 9, 2014 at 1:01 am
  • Hi All! I've just done a test installation (on an external USB HD) to see how C7 works on my Acer Aspire netbook. Apparently the live install (I used this one: CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-livecd.iso) does ...
    Fred SmithFred Smith
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:55 pm
    Dec 8, 2014 at 8:23 pm
  • Dear All I want to put my stuff on centos 6.3 but some colleagues warned that it is not wise to use it at now for some bugs reported. Can you please confirm if this is true and which vulnerability ...
    Hadi MotamediHadi Motamedi
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:29 am
    Dec 2, 2014 at 8:54 am
  • Hi, I?m running centos 5.7 with sendmail-8.13.8-8.1.el5_7, fetchmail-6.3.6-4.el5 and procmail-3.22-17.1.el5.centos. My server is having around 2000 mailboxes and this server used to fetch mails for ...
    Anshul ChauhanAnshul Chauhan
    Dec 29, 2014 at 9:16 am
    Jan 4, 2015 at 10:12 pm
  • I am currently running the latest kept yum version of emacs on Centos 6.6. The issues I am having is that sometimes when I type input, some of the input randomly disappears and will then reappear ...
    Jason RiclesJason Ricles
    Dec 23, 2014 at 3:55 pm
    Dec 25, 2014 at 1:18 am
  • I just saw this: https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-14-353-01 which includes this: " A remote attacker can send a carefully crafted packet that can overflow a stack buffer and potentially ...
    Dec 20, 2014 at 2:42 am
    Dec 20, 2014 at 3:35 am
  • Trying to install Canon printer driver package (rpm), I get a dependency error: libusb-1.0.so.0 is needed.... The version currently installed on my 5.9 system is libusb-0.1.12-6.el5 and, AFAIK (per ...
    Dec 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm
    Dec 15, 2014 at 10:29 am
  • Hello, How can this happen? mount -l /dev/sda3/ on type ext4 (rw) proc on /proc type proc (rw) sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw) devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,modeb0) tmpfs on /dev/shm type ...
    Niamh HoldingNiamh Holding
    Dec 11, 2014 at 5:02 pm
    Dec 11, 2014 at 7:12 pm
  • Greetings - The short story is that got my new install completed with the partitioning I wanted and using software raid, but after a reboot I ended up with a grub prompt, and do not appear to have a ...
    Jeff BoyceJeff Boyce
    Dec 10, 2014 at 6:13 pm
    Dec 11, 2014 at 7:06 pm
  • Ran into a bit of a sticky wicket today. And for reasons that should be obvious it was a bit difficult to google for a solution, so I backed out the upgrade. So I'm hoping someone here has seen and ...
    Lamar OwenLamar Owen
    Dec 9, 2014 at 9:30 pm
    Dec 10, 2014 at 3:44 pm
  • Hi there, I've installed C7 and I'm trying to use targetcli and other. Until yesterday all works good. Today I've runned yum update, that has updated glibc. Then I installed targetcli and targetd ...
    Alessandro BaggiAlessandro Baggi
    Dec 22, 2014 at 11:51 am
    Dec 22, 2014 at 2:19 pm
  • Hi, I want to report a bug on bugs.centos.org. But I'm unable to register a new account. The register page keeps returning: Session variable 'captcha_key' not found. I have tried with several ...
    Dec 9, 2014 at 9:32 am
    Dec 9, 2014 at 4:57 pm
  • Hi! I just installed GDM on centos 7. I'm starting it by # gdm. However, all I see is a text cursor (as with the TTYs), nothing else. X works well. Logs have no errors. GDM logs are a copy of X logs.
    Dec 8, 2014 at 4:17 pm
    Dec 9, 2014 at 6:56 am
  • This question may not belong in the Centos.org list, but I do want to compile against this distro. Please advise. The question: Can I be pointed at methods to learn to compile source against a ...
    Stan CruiseStan Cruise
    Dec 4, 2014 at 10:16 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 7:21 pm
  • Hi, I'm currently installing CentOS 5.11 i386 on an old PC. Is the ELRepo third-party repository still active and maintained? Cheers, Niki Kovacs -- Microlinux - Solutions informatiques 100% Linux et ...
    Niki KovacsNiki Kovacs
    Dec 4, 2014 at 1:10 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 6:07 pm
  • When the installer complains that it has detected unsupported hardware, is there any way to tell just what it didn't like? Following the URL in the message just ends up at the RHEL Hardware ...
    Robert NicholsRobert Nichols
    Dec 4, 2014 at 6:14 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 4:22 am
  • Hello, I have just installed CentOS 7 onto two servers and applied all the current patches. There are currently two kernels installed: # rpm -q kernel kernel-3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64 ...
    John HorneJohn Horne
    Dec 3, 2014 at 5:10 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 1:32 pm
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