Ubuntu Install/Configure CentOS Virtually

I am wanting to be able to install/configure CentOS or Fedora, for RHCE studies, within a virtual environment. I had someone say today, that I could only do this with VMWare Workstation. Is this the case. ...

Install of CentOS 5.1 x86_64 does not complete

I hate to start a new thread as a newbie... Be gentle I have looked, but have not been able to find the answer I have been trying to install CentOS 5.1 x86_64 to a brand new HP Proliant ML110 G4 server (more of a desktop really!)The server has 2.5G of ram, a 160G SATA drive which I am intending to u ...

DB2 won't install under CentOS

I am trying to install DB2 Express on a virtual machine running the latest CentOS 5.2. I get the errorDBI1705E The port number specified 50004 is being used byanother application.or I get/tmp/db2.tmp.8308/db2/linux/install//db2setup_exec: line 553: 8906 Segmentation fault ${RUNLOCATION?}/${DB2INSTAL ...

Ubuntu Install over CentOS?

A few months back I installed CentOS on one of my systems because I thought I had a need for Red Hat compatibility. Now I've got months worth of work on it and I'm just tired of dealing with CentOS. All my other Linux systems are running Kubuntu and I'd like to over-install Kubuntu, replacing the Ce ...

New Oracle 10g r2 Install on Centos

I just installed Oracle 10g on a centos box (Which i am told is the equivalent to Red Hat Enterprise). I got the EM running but i can not login to start the database. I go to http://0.0.0.0:1158/em and get the status page, and when i click start listener it ask for a login. what login should i use h ...

MySQL Install on CentOS 4

Hi, having huge trouble with SQL install, wonder if anyone could help me: Giving mysqld a couple of seconds to exit nicely PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET A PASSWORD FOR THE MySQL root USER ! To do so, start the server, then issue the following commands: /usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password' /u ...

Can't yum install in CentOS

I have problem in installing program using yum. When I type for example : yum install vlcit will produce :Quote: ...

KDevelop 3.4 install on CentOS 4.5 Newbie

After downloading all RPMs relating to kdevelop 3.4 from apt.kde-redhat.org I systematically installed all the packages using yum (many problems the worst of which was an inaccurate reference to /usr/bin/assistant). When I finally got the packages installed and tried to start kdevelop I get the foll ...

Howto: Oracle Instant Client Install UPDATE (Ubuntu 7.10 + php5 + oci8.1.2.4)

///NOTES///HOWTO: Install Apache2 + PHP5 + InstantClient + oci8 on Ubuntu 7.10Overall Objective: Install PHP5, APACHE2, with Instant Client 11.1 and oci8 libraries in order to connect remotely with an Oracle DB.Personal Objective: I use PHP to interface with several Oracle databases. My scripts will ...

Ubuntu Howto: Install Oracle Instant Client and PHP OCI8 module

If you want to connect to an Oracle database with PHP, you can use Oracle's Instant Client and the oci8 module from pear.Download the Basic and the SDK packages from http://www.oracle.com/technology/tech/oci/instantclient/instantclient.html. At the time of this writing, the filenames are instantclie ...

Securing CentOS for Django-powered Websites

I just finished the first draft of my first contribution to the wiki.Basically I started with a comprehensive guide on network security in CentOS and stripped away everything that was not relevant to a fresh install of CentOS 4.3 on a slice. Then I added some other stuff from a few other guides.Any ...

centos vps on ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 x64there is a way to install a centos vps on ubuntu without using a virtual machine?I read something about OpenVZ and LXC. These are capable of creating centos vps or only an ubuntu vps? ...

DB2 9.1 and CentOS 5 (script error 255)

according to <http://www-306.ibm.com/software/data/db2/linux/validate/>DB2 9.1 (Fixpack 3a) is supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5)on x86 systems. Since CentOS 5 is binary compatible with RHEL5, DB2should also run there without problems.Unfortunately, I have some problems with DB2 9 ...

Guest OS installation failed on a logical volume in CentOS 5.1 64bit!

I got a new 64bit dell server with 6 500GB sata disks.I have some problem to install Guest OS on CentOS 5.1 64bit Host OS with xen.I created 2 raid 5 VD(virtual disk), one is 200GB, the other is 2288 GB. When I tried to install centOS5.1 64 bit on the 200GB, the “/”Always be placed on 2288GB VD (t ...

Connectiong two PCS together in centos 5.2

Good Day.I am currently busy with my RHCE and i am trying to set up the same situation like in the class room.What i need to know is the following:I have two laptops one with a complete install of centos 5.2 the other is running xp and virtual machine with a setup of centos 5.2.i have a cross over c ...

Linksys USB54GC help on CentOS 5.3

I'm relatively new to Linux and have just loaded a fresh install of CentOS 5.3 and would like to run wireles using the Linksys WUSB54GC wireles USB adapter. I cannot seem to get a definitive answer on how to get it to work. Is Ndiswrapper the way to go? How about the Ralink RT73 driver? Please, any ...

Error when trying to install

I am a newbie so excuse the fact that this post may not be in the correct place. I am trying to install centos on two servers. The first a dell power edge p4 2.4 ghz 512 ram, the other is a supermicro with almost the exact specs. I tried to install the centos cd, using roxio to create the disk, (the ...

Mailserver Setup Clamav won't install

Still trying to get that elusive simple mail server.Have install Centos 5 (20 time!) and updated software.Have got the system to see www and now about to do the mailserver thing.One of the first steps is to install Clamav yet this does not show on the package list for the program add delete gui.Trie ...

Need help centos 5.5

I'm trying to get wine to install on centos 5.5I've tried downloading the RPM file on their website, But I always get an unknown error message.Can someone tell me exactly how to do this? Like what commands should I Run, etc. I'm VERY new to linux, and every time I read a guide one command seems to b ...

After fresh install and reboot, i get a black screen! PLEASE HELP! CEN

ok guys, i am running a dell poweredge 2600 in which i just now did a fresh install of Centos 5.5 KDE. The install went perfectly with no hiccups or errors. I reboot the server and centos dose its normal checking everything and giving a Green"OK" or Red"Error" and everything seem ...

"checking hlt instructions" error during CentOS installation

I have an old PC running 900Mhz Tbird CPU and 768Mb RAM. I also upgraded the HDD to a 60Gb. I've tried to install Gentoo, CentOS, Ubuntu, and Linux Mint and all and everyone of them stop at the line "checking hlt instructions" during the installtion. I've looked over the web and there are ...

Can I run any DB2 Client on CentOS 4.8 to connect to 9.7 server ???

I have an application that can only run on CentOS 4.x. (i.e Kernel / gcc level etc)However, this app needs to connect to a DB2 9.7 database on another server.9.7 does not seem to install on CentOS 4.8. Is there any way I can use an older version of the client (say 9.5 or less) to connect to 9.7 ? ...

URGENT HELP- PHP & Oci8 Linux problem:o)

I have Red Hat Linux 7.0, running Apache 1.3.14 which has php 4.0.4 installed as module and i have sucessfully install oci8 to php. as well as oracle 8.1.6 installed._The Problem_: PHP cannot connect to a oracle database (8.1.6) over the network using OCINLogon, i have SQLPlus on the Linux machine a ...

wirless Huawei mobile broadband(reliance) for centos

Hai everyone,I have wireless cdma Huawei mobile broadband(reliance).i couldn't install in centos..I using wvdial configuration but i throw the following errorroot#wvdial-->Modem is not initialized How to configure linux (centos),please any one help me ...

CentOS 4.4 (Impressive)

Install on CentOS went smoothly. Gnome looks good. Very impressed after problems with RHFC6 ...

Help installing Ubuntu 9.10 on comp with CentOS on SW RAID 1

I need some halp with installing ubuntu 9.10 (x86-64), but I'm not too much comfortable with linux, so I don't want to mess something up.The story goes like this:I have CentOs already installed. The computer has 2 identical 1TB HDD and CentOs is installed using software raid 1, with 500 GB per HDD u ...

Ubuntu [HOWTO] Installing Oracle Instant Client 11.1, php_pdo, & oci8

This tutorial should work for any recent version of the oracle instant client 9.0, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.1I recommend that you run this after each step - that way you can see what errors you encounter and notice that they change and that therefore you are making progress#!/usr/bin/env php# instantcli ...

Problem with centos in virtualbox on Ubuntu 7.04

I setup virtuabox and did a test install of centos 4. The cd loaded fine and the os installed but upon reboot it stops at "uncompressing linux ok, booting the kernel" and just sits there and does nothing. Has anybody had this problem before. Im used to vmware but I installed that and could ...

Ubuntu INSTALL GUIDE: Apple Shake 4.1 on 64-bit Linux

These installation directions combine the best of others' advice for installing Shake for Linux, borrowing heavily from scattered conversations on VFXTalk, CGTalk, and Ubuntu Forums. VMware Fusion was used to rapidly test Shake on various Linux distributions.Distribution CompatibilityOn some newer 3 ...

Ubuntu CentOS 5.3 DomU on Intrepid

Apologies if this question has already been raised. I'm trying to install a CentOS 5.3 guest in Xen on Ubuntu 9.04. I'm using the virt-manager wizard to do this. The contents of the CentOS DVD is available via NFS. The local disk image is created successfully and then I get the following error:Unabl ...

Can't connect oci8 with my oracle 10g database

Hello, this topic isn't new, i've been tried a lots of way to get ride this machine, but that doesn't go well, i need some help. this is what i do: install an oracle-xe-universal-10-2-1.deb , sudo dpkg -i oracle-xe-universal-10-2-1.debthe result throws me all ok.after doing that i install oci8.sudo ...

VNC into GNOME?

I'm running a fresh install of CentOS 5.3. I installed GNOME via yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment" and then yum installed vncserver.I then ran vncserver and verified that vnc was listening on port 5901. However, when I attempted to VNC in on that port, the client timed out. I didn't insta ...

Sphinx virtual memory exhausted: Cannot allocate memory

I try to install sphinxCentOs: 5.3Mysql: Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.45, for redhat-linux-gnu (i686) using readline 5.1Got error then do make step:$ makeMaking all in srcmake[1]: Entering directory `/usr/sphinx/src'if test -d ../.svn; then svn info .. --xml | perl svnxrev.pl; fi;make all-ammake[2]: Enteri ...

Multiple LVM2 VolGroups Issue

This is happening on a new install of CentOS 4.4 (64bit) running on a Dell 1850. Kernel version = 2.6.9-42.ELsmpMachine has been up and running for about a week and today a problem surfaced that only occurs during boot. I have two VolGroups, one with 2 LogicalVolumes and the other with 1. During boo ...

Configure php (or apache) to work with special language characters?

I'm building a site on a new install of CentOS with the default installations of apache and php. When I try to output text in spanish, my special characters (ie. ñ, ó, etc) are showing up as question marks. The guy in charge of the server recompiled php with mbstring module if that is what is requ ...

which video driver (nvidia) is the newest?

New to CentOS. Have a little background in opensuse.Did a fresh install of CentOS 5Did all the updatesRebootedI added ATrpms repo and RPMforge, Dries, and DAGWIth YumEx I installed the following to get my nvidia card going and get resolution of 1680 X 1050nvidia-graphics100.14.09+ dependenciesEveryt ...

Missing programs like wget and man.

I've been using CentOS 4 for a while now. Every time that I install centOS 4, the only package that I install along with the installation is "Development Tools", and by doing that I've never encountered any problem before. But now I decided to try CentOS 5 and I installed it the same way t ...

MySQL How to add curl support? I want to give up :-(

I have a stock install of CentOS 5.4 and php is install on it. But I continuously get this error when trying curl: Fatal error: Call to undefined function curl_init() in /tmp/curlTest.php on line 3 Contents of file curlTest.php: <?php // create a new cURL resource $ch = curl_init(); // set URL an ...

cannot boot in init level 5

I just did a full install of CentOS server 4.7 on a new Dell Vostro 220. The install went smoothly, but I am unable to boot in graphics mode (init level 5).When I try running startx from the command line, I get a blank screen for a few seconds, and then startx fails with the warning:Quote: ...

How to: MySQL

I finish doing installation for MySQL 5.1 using rpm. So now, i want to login to mysql database but i dont know the password. Can anyone tell me how to reset the password? The default installation for MySQL is 4.1. Where the exact place or directory for MySQL 5.1? My server install with CentOS 4.1. ...

Network Connectivity Issue

I have a fresh install of CentOS release 4.8. All local network connectivity works great over eth1. However, internet connectivity over eth0 is not working at all. I cannot even ping the gateway. In the same rack, with the same exact configuration except for a different IP address, I have another se ...

MySQL openssl

I have been using 4.0.25 community edition for a while now. Finally decided to upgrade to 5.0. While I was at it, I felt I should get somethings that were lacking in 4.0.25. For 4.0.25, I used the binary install for Linux. Doing that I did not have openssl support available with my MySQL. I wanted t ...

VMware Player + easyVMX + ubuntu - video tutorial

I just created a video tutorial demonstrating VMware Player and easyVMX to create a virtual machine. The other video tutorials show Ubuntu desktop install and CentOS server install.VMware Player & easyVMX video tutorialhttp://www.blindhog.net/virtualizati...tual-machines/Ubuntu Desktop Install:h ...

MySQL OS

which is the best version of LINUIx for install MYSQL? centOS, ubuntu, suse, or fedora?? which is your best impressions? ...

HDD Problems

Today i was reinstalling a server of me. He gave some errors so i reinstalled linux because i thougt the problems are solved. When i reinstalled the system with a fresh install of Centos 4.3 i get the following error:command 0x35 timeout, stat 0x50 host_stat 0x24I dont know what this means but when ...

httpd -l and mysql -p at any command line prompt

I would like to be able to run the following command at any command line prompt# httpd -linstead of /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -l# mysql -pinstead of /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql -pThere are some other commands for mysql like mysqladmin I would like to add.I am aware of alias in the .bash_profile cou ...

NooB with Kismet Issues

Alright, i spent the better part of 5 hours yesterday trying to get Kismet working in CentOS 4.3. I had no luck. Today, i put a fresh install of CentOS 4.3 on my laptop, starting from scratch. Is there anyone who can help me get this installed?And before you tell me to read the documentation, i alre ...

Load Balencing Cluster

I need to make a ltsp server to make about 60 thin clients, but I cannot figure our how to cluster servers like openMosix, specifically it load-balances RAM and CPU for the whole system. The main reason being I do not have one hefty server, just a few older, slower ones. My other idea was if i could ...

open vz kernal installation and management of (vps,containers) virtual priva

This article deals with how to compile an an open Vz kernal on a centos5.2 platform.Hardware and os requirement's Pentium4, AMD64 for good performance 1gb Ram for 1to4 container running on the sever 20 Gb HDDcentos 5.0 or 5.2Steps:1. First set up the yum repositary by downloading the reopsitay from ...

Samba Server Problems

Running a fresh install on CentOS 5.5.Trying to get Samba server setup to authenticate users from a Windows Active Directory that I have setup.I've succeeded in configuring WinBind so that I can log into the CentOS machine using Windows Active Directory Users, however, whenever I try and browse or m ...