Re: where did server settings go in FC6?

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On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Amadeus W. M. wrote:

On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 00:44:14 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:

On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 03:41 +0000, Amadeus W. M. wrote:
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 13:02:54 +1030, Tim wrote:

On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 01:53 +0000, Amadeus W. M. wrote:
What package am I missing in FC6 that I don't have Server Settings in the
gnome menu (System -> Administration -> Server Settings) ?

'tis both the name of the program you run, and the package.

(Currently testing FC5, but still running FC4, if that's important.)

Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
I read messages from the public lists.

I have that one, but system-config-services is essentially a frontend for
chkconfig (sort of). I'm talking about the gui where you configure NFS,
HTTP and other services. The one that is in the gnome editor (alacarte)
but you can't enable it.
I know exactly what you are referring to, but I cannot find it either.
It had all of those services and a bunch more to configure in one gui.
It seems to be gone and I used it only a month or so ago.

I figured it out. You actually have to install some server config tool such
as e.g. system-config-nfs (which I wanted). Then, you will have System ->
Administration -> Server Settings with whatever server config tools you
have. Kinda makes sense. That's why I don't trust guis, because if
something goes wrong you have to dig under the hood.
The gear icon in System -> Administration is system-config-services. It
used to be in a submenu called Server, but if that's the only entry, the
submenu is disabled. You can force-enable the sub-menu by right-clicking
on the menu bar around the menu and selecting Edit Menus. Or, as you
discovered, if you actually have a syetem-config utility for a server app,
the submenu will be automatically enabled. But you have to install the
system-config utility for each service you want. A complete list of
system-config-* packages is:
$ sudo yum search system-config | grep core
system-config-printer.i386               0.7.32-1               core
system-config-kickstart.noarch           2.6.13-1               core
system-config-printer-libs.i386          0.7.32-1               core
system-config-services.noarch            0.9.1-1.fc6            core
system-config-lvm.noarch                 1.0.18-1.2.FC6         core
system-config-users.noarch               1.2.46-1.fc6           core
system-config-samba.noarch               1.2.35-1.1             core
system-config-date.noarch                1.8.7-1                core
system-config-securitylevel-tui.i386     1.6.27-1               core
system-config-soundcard.noarch           2.0.3-2.fc6            core
system-config-netboot.noarch             0.1.41-1.FC6           core
system-config-bind.noarch                4.0.1-2.fc6            core
system-config-language.noarch            1.1.11-2               core
system-config-nfs.noarch                 1.3.19-1.1             core
system-config-display.noarch             1.0.45-1               core
system-config-httpd.noarch               5:1.3.3-1.1.1          core
system-config-network-tui.noarch         1.3.95-1               core
system-config-securitylevel.i386         1.6.27-1               core
system-config-cluster.noarch             1.0.29-1.0             core
system-config-boot.i386                  0.2.12-1               core
system-config-keyboard.noarch            1.2.10-2               core
system-config-rootpassword.noarch        1.1.9-1                core
system-config-network.noarch             1.3.95-1               core

Of course, not all of these make entries in the submenu.


		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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