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OpenGL on Ubuntu

Trying to install Geant4 on a Ubuntu VM, and enable the OpenGL extensions

Complains about missing OpenGL during configure

1) apt-get install libx11-dev mesa-common-dev
2) Point Geant4 to /usr for OpenGL (file is actually at /usr/include/GL/gl.h)

SSS/SSSD LDAP pain RHEL6

So I'm trying out RHEL6 to install on my new NFS server.

All is going well, until it comes to getting LDAP user information. The new setup on RHEL6 is to use the SSS daemon. It is configured using authconfig.

My LDAP database requires TLS, and simple binding to get any user information, including just NSS related stuff.

So, I thought that would mean just running this command:

authconfig --enableshadow --enablesssd --disablesssdauth --enablecache --enablelocauthorize --update

This results in:


[domain/LDAP]
id_provider = ldap
#auth_provider = ldap
ldap_schema = rfc2307
ldap_uri = ldap://*****
ldap_search_base = *****
ldap_default_bind_dn = *****
ldap_default_authtok_type = password
ldap_default_authtok = ******
ldap_tls_reqcert = demand
cache_credentials = true
enumerate = true
entry_cache_timeout = 5400
ldap_tls_cacert = /etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt

But, doing a /etc/init.d/sssd restart doesn't make user information work.

id username

yields an error.

I found that you have t…