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    anyone? (aka bump)

    anyone?


    (aka bump)
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    best RAID monitoring utility?

    I am looking for recommendations on monitoring RAID array status in a "hardware RAID" setup (ie, using a RAID controller card or RAID-enabled motherboard).

    Here are some clarifying points:

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  3. Thanks for the answers. I will choose not to...

    Thanks for the answers. I will choose not to compile/install the newer packages manually in order to avoid the additional maintenance. I like the ease of use offered by the package management...
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    It shouldn't overwrite these kinds of files. For...

    It shouldn't overwrite these kinds of files. For example, when I did this recently I was concerned it might overwrite the config files for pptpd, but it did not.

    Of course, it's always a good idea...
  5. [SOLVED] Updates: security vs new releases

    I've been using yum update to update the currently installed packages on my CentOS system. Recently I discovered my iptables binary is a bit outdated (version 1.3.5). A friend told me I am only...
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    The CDs give you the option to upgrade your...

    The CDs give you the option to upgrade your current installation. They've done a pretty good job of making sure they don't trounce all over your configs, though extremely custom stuff can not be...
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    Python Training Recommendations

    I'd like to take a short course in Python. Perhaps a 3-day or weekend course. I'd prefer the Philadelphia metro area or online. Can anyone recommend a good course that meets those requirements?
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    right right. That worked for gedit. I'll check...

    right right. That worked for gedit. I'll check the other apps as I use them. Thanks!
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    really? hmmm...i thought it was a file system...

    really? hmmm...i thought it was a file system thing...okay I'll check gedit
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    [SOLVED] disable automatic .files~

    Often Ubuntu automatically creates hidden files which are copies of regular files. For example, if I have a file named /home/mike/song.mp3 Ubuntu will create the file /home/mike/.song.mp3~

    I'd...
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    Have you rule out GNU Privacy Guard for some...

    Have you rule out GNU Privacy Guard for some reason? It is very useful for this type of task.
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    I got a list of modules which require updates via...

    I got a list of modules which require updates via the command sudo yum update list updates

    I then went through the list and manually updated each module with sudo yum update modulename

    Every...
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    Fair enough. I'll give this a try and see what...

    Fair enough. I'll give this a try and see what happens.
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    It occurs when I run the command sudo yum update....

    It occurs when I run the command sudo yum update.

    If I specify a particular package, it seems to work fine. For example sudo yum update ntpdate:


    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
    Loading mirror...
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    So do you have any idea what would cause this...

    So do you have any idea what would cause this type of problem? I haven't done much customization to this Linux install, and almost none to the yum system itself, so I can' t imagine how I could have...
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    thanks for the suggestion, I'll look into it

    thanks for the suggestion, I'll look into it
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    Now I'm getting update errors. Seriously, what's...

    Now I'm getting update errors. Seriously, what's wrong with this system? I have CentOS loaded on multiple systems and this is the *only* one that has these kinds of problems. (same thing happens with...
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    HTML File Manager

    Can anyone recommend some code or a widget (flash?) which can be embedded in an HTML document and allow for browsing/upload/download of local files? Something like a file "dropbox" except that it...
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    That worked! The system was able to download...

    That worked!

    The system was able to download and install the updates! Though I am not behind a proxy server. I am only behind a firewall and, as I said, I don't see any network interruptions in...
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    my bad, that was a typo and i copied and pasted...

    my bad, that was a typo and i copied and pasted the output without realizing it. I should have said:


    root@host # yum update

    gives me:



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    Thanks for the reply. I get the feeling things...

    Thanks for the reply. I get the feeling things aren't operating they way they are supposed to operate. Something seems wrong. As I said, when I run the updates through the GUI I get the above error...
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    [SOLVED] CentOS 5 updates fail - no mirror

    When I try to run the updates on my CentOS 5 box (through the GUI software update utility) I get the error "no more mirrors to try" .

    This is strange, because the utility tells me there are many...
  23. turns out i did not have make installed. works...

    turns out i did not have make installed.

    works fine now
  24. anyone help with a perl module install?

    anyone help with a perl module install?
  25. [SOLVED] Perl module XML::Twig fails install

    I need to install XML::Twig (a dependency for Nmap::Parser), but I keep getting this install error


    user@host:~# perl -MCPAN -e 'install XML::Twig'
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    Checking if your kit is complete......
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