Opening up port 8080 in CentOSview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm new to opening up ports in CentOS. I need to open up tcp port 8080 and have installed/ran nmap to find it is not open already. I've been reading about the iptables command, I have v1.3.5 installed but I really don't know where to start with it regarding opening up this port. (HowTos)

nginx failing to resolve upstream names on reload even if they DO resolve by the OSview story

http://serverfault.com – When reloading config (specifically for proxy_pass) - occasionally this will be seen: nginx: [emerg] host not found in upstream However - the upstream server's name WILL resolve in the os (linux) - only nginx seems to have this problem. This seems to be a recent regression - as it didn't seem to happen previous to 1.0.10 versions. Has anyone noticed this recently? (HowTos)

Anyway to confirm that a switch is not relaying DHCP requests?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have been trying to PXE boot a machine. However, it is not working. I suspect that this is due to the fact that this is a server network and all the machines on that network use static IPs so the switch was not configured to relay DHCP requests. I have checked our DHCP logs and I do not see any requests coming from the machine in question. (HowTos)

One Way Network Connectionview story

http://serverfault.com – I have a very paranoid client who runs two separate networks (one offline, one online) with separate PCs etc. I have a challenge in that I have written an application for them that will run on the offline network however the network needs to be able to send emails to clients. (HowTos)

Which Linux distro is most lightweight for running virtual machines?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Before anyone wonders, I did read related questions and answers; I think I have a sufficiently unique question to give it its own page. I'm considering using my next computer in a multi-OS way, with a very thin host operating system and multiple virtual machines (typically not running simultaneously). Why? (HowTos)

[SOLVED] KDE logs me out when trying to use MPlayer, guvcviewview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Sorry, I didn't have the time before, but today I was testing and by checking the outputs (which before I didn't know you could save with "&>" ), I see the problem is the video output xv, I changed that to vaapi and problem solved. Of course, that's why I could use SMPlayer, because there I have in video output vaapi. (HowTos)

Compiling openwrt problem...view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – HiSometimes I need to compile my own openwrt (from trunk) firmware image for my Edimax 3G-6200N. (HowTos)

Testing equivalence for exit statusview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Are the following two command lists portably equivalent? $foo; echo $? #(1) and $foo && echo 0 || echo $? (HowTos)

Want to blank/lock screen after 30 minutesview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – karol wrote:What's the output of 'xset -q'?$ xset -q Keyboard Control: auto repeat: on key click percent: 0 LED mask: 00000002 XKB indicators: 00: Caps Lock: off 01: Num Lock: on 02: Scroll Lock: off 03: Compose: off 04: Kana: off 05: Sleep: off 06: Suspend: off 07: Mute: off 08: Misc: off 09: Ma (HowTos)

suphp directory not owned by userview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have an odd problem with suphp. I have logged in as tom and added some php to a directory in my web server. Now I'm getting this error: Directory /home/.../web/public_html is not owned by tom I can't/won't change the ownership of public_html as various different users may be contributing to the site in this way. Is there a configuration in suphp I need to edit in order to allow this to wor (HowTos)