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Problem with Touchpad on Fedora23

I have installed Fedora 23 on my Dell Vostro 3550 Laptop. But my touchpad is not working properly. When I am holding a finger on my TouchPad, the pointer on the Screen is flicking all the time. That ...
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How to troubleshoot package manager in Fedora 21 KDE

I have gnome-software and apper installed on Fedora 21 KDE but non seems to work properly either as superuser or non superuser. From terminal, I opened gnome-software as su and tried to access ...
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tracker-thunderbird-plugin does not work

I installed tracker-thunderbird-plugin in order to have my emails indexed by tracker and integrated into Gnome search. Unfortunately, that doesn't work. Typing in any search string into Gnome's ...
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How to engage with Fedora 23 error message in dnf install error of dnspython?

I am not sure whether this constitutes a bug - so, I dare to try it here... When attempting to install (with dnf) versions of the package python-dns, I get the following error: unpacking of ...
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How much space do I need for a Fedora 23 Gnome installation (in slash root)

How much space do I need in / (slash root) for a typical Fedora 23 Gnome installation? Not planning to install any large packages like Games, Texlive, JDK, ADK or so. Thanks.
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Acpid action works when ran as root but not when started by systemd

On Fedora 23 I wanted to add custom action when laptop lid is opened. I have installed acpid and created three files: /etc/acpi/events/lidconf event=button/lid action=/etc/acpi/actions/lid.sh "%e" ...
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How can I overcome these errors to dual boot Windows 7 and Fedora 23?

I am trying to dual boot my laptop with Fedora 23. The laptop has Windows 7 already installed. I am in BIOS mode and the system shows the following error and won't allow me to install. I am a ...
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How to get sound working in chroot(Linux on Android)

I have Fedora 21 KDE running on Sony Xperia Tablet Z and it seems my device sound card and M-Audio(M-Track) USB sound card is detected. But yet no audio output. What is best way to solve this issue? ...
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NFS connection won't mount in Dolphin

I'm running Fedora 23 Server on one machine, and Fedora KDE Spin on another. These are both very recent installs. I previously ran Ubuntu Server and Windows, and connected the two using a samba share. ...
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Installing Photoshop on Fedora Workstation

I currently have a Fedora 23 workstation 64 bit. I installed wine and wanted to install photoshop cs6. When I run the setup.exe wine setup.exe the ps6 fails. anyone got it working?
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Build CentOS RPM for current git release, unsuccessful rebuild with alternate prefix

I am stuck in an effort to provide an maintain an up-to-date git release for a collection of CentOS Linux servers. I was hoping to be able to create binary RPMs that I could just have published to a ...
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Cannot install driver for BCM4312 with Fedora 23, no internet connection

I have installed fedora 23 and have dual boot with Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 1545. The system doesn't recognize the wireless card with is Broadcom BCM4312. I downloaded several rpms and tried to ...
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ldap 389 server with sssd client, cannot modify password

I setup the 389 ldap server on a fedora system. I can authenticate against the system, but I cannot update/modify a password neither as root nor as user. user root gets a "Password reset by root is ...
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Running a service before log in

I don't like opening a question here for such a, seemingly, simple issue; but I've been stuck on this for a while now and I have no idea what to do next. I'm running a Fedora 22 system on a ...
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Hung up of fedora installation due maybe to intel backlight

I was trying to install Fedora 23 KDE onto an Asus X453MA notebook alongside Windows 8.1 then suddenly hung up while in the progress of: Starting Load/Save Screen Backlight Brightness of ...
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Fedora 22 Live Install to Docking Station

More a Fedora Live question than a Linux question, but the responses to my queries on this forum have been reliable. In Fedora 22, my boot hard disk is assigned device sda, while my external (hard ...
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Why would Fedora installation crash when using an Nvidia card with SSD, but not in other configurations?

I want to share you a mindblowing problem and want to listen to your ideas. I have a computer (i5, 4GB RAM, etc) Had a Gigabyte NVidia 210 graphics card in it along with a 500GB HDD. Was about to ...
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Setup a WLAN to LAN bridge (fedora 22)

I would like my computer to (sometimes) act like network bridge. Meaning, when connected to my wifi, I'd like to connect another client (or even switch) to my lan port. (DHCP and NAT enabled, only ...
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Need help with mcelog: random freeze on Ubuntu/Fedora/Win10

My newly built computer freezes randomly. When it freezes, it doesn't respond to keyboards or mouses, so REISUB or ctrl+alt+f1 (or f2,f3.. etc) are of no use. I had tried different graphic card ...
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User cron jobs are not being executed any more (perhaps SELinux)

I have the following output as a user running crontab -l: #Ansible: backup-external chaos */20 * * * * flock --nonblock /home/mu/.cache/backup-external.lock backup-external chaos */20 * * * * ...
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Can't boot Linux from usb on Thinkpad W540

i've Ubuntu, Fedora, Kali mounted on 3 USB sticks and can't boot from any of them. i've disabled (fast-boot) option in windows and also made the following changes to BIOS : *secure boot: disabled ...
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Minimal BASH like line editing is supported

I have Fedora 23 dual boot with Windows 10. Suddenly, I'm not able to see the normal GRUB menu to go into either Fedora or Windows. I've seen the question and answer here but I'm already stuck at ...
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Linux not using all memory

I have a PC with Fedora 23 OS with 4 GB RAM, but usable memory is 2 GB. When I tried to check memory: # dmesg | grep Memory [ 0.000000] Memory: 1753008K/1816676K available (7670K kernel code, ...
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Laptop screen dims after 20 seconds, cannot change that

On my HP laptop with Fedora 23, screen dims after 20 seconds when using batteries, and I couldn't find a way to change that. I've set gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power idle-dim ...
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desktop in KDE5 cannot be freshed properly

I installed a Fedora 23 KDE spin to test it. I found that desktop area cannot be refreshed properly. When I drag the mouse to draw a rectangle area , which should disappear after I release the mouse ...
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how to remove an operating system, out of many?

I have two o.s installed , Fedora 21 and windows 7 (ultimate), and there is GRUB bootloader, at the startup it shows four options to boot from Fedora21 Fedora20 Fedora recovery mode windows7 ...
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Cannot boot after last kernel update (Fedora 23)

I have a Fedora 23 machine which worked well up to kernel 4.2.8-300. I updated to 4.3.3-300 and 4.3.3-301 and with both I cannot boot. Not even in single user mode. The only thing I see on the screen ...
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Installing Fedora onto Hard Drive: Error checking storage configuration

I am trying to be able to dual boot my windows laptop. In the setup process, navigating to Installation Destination -> Done with Automatically configure partitioning checked, the error message ...
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How set root directory to share remotly with proftpd

I have installed and configured proftpd and created a user in Fedora, but after I used an FTP client, I can't access the root directory like nginx webserver folder. The FTP client only ...
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Apache2 home directory on Fedora

I want to serve docs on my dev server from my home directory. This is a private laptop, so I'm not really concerned with security as far as you are with most servers / web hosting situations. The ...
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Is libvirt dnsmasq exposed to the network, if I run Fedora without a firewall?

There's this nice saying from Ubuntu: no open ports on the default install. Other Linux OS's look the same, including Fedora. No-one wants to worry about firewalls, if they don't need to. Yuck, ...
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Desktop Firefox to view html files in Linux VM

I have Fedora client running in Oracle VM on my Windows 7 laptop. I have putty running on local desktop to connect to terminal on Fedora VM. I have created x.html under /home/uid/bin on Fedora VM ...
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crontab not running for Fedora 23

UPDATE 2 This is a documented issue in Fedora 23. I used the workaround listed here https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1263328. It looks like it is working. UPDATE I set selinux to ...
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grub2-install can't find lvm device

I am in the process of moving from Arch to Fedora and simplifying my partitioning scheme in the process (by using LVMs raid options instead of layering it on an mdadm array). I have this LVM scheme: ...
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Fedora FirewallD blocking connection when disabled

I'm running a Fedora 23 workstation using FirewallD by default,the machine has 2 NIC's one for internal and external traffic. so id though I'd config the firewall to reflect this with the following ...
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Fedora 22 loop on boot

After using F22 for some time (3-4 months) I encountered a problem. THE PROBLEM After choosing Fedora in grub there appears to be a loop (i do not know in what- systemd? gdm?): [ OK ] Created ...
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Automated RPM builds

I'm making my own personal RPM repository. So far, I've built the following packages: x264 libx264 libx264-devel x265 libx265 libx265-devel lame libmp3lame libmp3lame-devel libmfx ...
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Cannot retrieve repository meta data repomd.xml for repository Fedora 14-i386 installation under VirtualBox

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check the option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I get an error. ...
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How can I show current version during dnf update/check-update

Is there any option to add column with current version in dnf after invoking update/check-update operation? By default list contains only package name, new version and repository.
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Fedora 22 & 23 very slow

Background: I just recently installed Fedora 23 on a machine. It was running very slowly, and initially only had 1GB of RAM. So I installed 4 more GBs. Still very slow. I thought that perhaps it ...
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Magic Mouse 2 on Linux

I bought apple's new magic mouse one month ago but I can't get it working on Linux correctly. I remember that my old magic mouse used to work fine but the new one is not recognized as such. I believe ...
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How to make dnf to install older versions of software

I need to install squid 3.1.23 When I run sudo dnf install squid-3.1.23 I get error Last metadata expiration check performed 1:27:10 ago on Tue Jan 12 10:09:23 2016. No package squid-3.1.23 ...
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Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. Boot error on Fedora

I am using fedora 22 and windows 8 on my laptop. Recently I updated fedora using yum update command. When I restarted fedora, boot menu is not coming. Instead a black screen is coming with following ...
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How to change the default file manager in GNOME 3 (Fedora 23) with LXDE installed?

I did a fresh install of Fedora 23 workstation (GNOME spin), then later installed LXDE on top of it using dnf for running the more memory-extensive applications. The problem is, since I installed ...
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How does the administrator/root/superuser work in Linux?

We were taught Windows when I was in School. I then opted for a Bachelor course in Computer Engineering where we were made to use Linux instead of Windows. They never taught about basics of Linux and ...
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Why this strange sorting of dnf package result list?

This might be the most useless question of the decade; however, it intrigued me, so I thought it might be worth sharing. According to the manpage, dnf search <something> orders the list of ...
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Installed OS on EFI system crashes on grub shell

I have installed an el6 based custom OS on an e-mmc drive. This machine doesn't have legacy boot mode, only EFI. The installed OS has grub-0.97-77.el6.x86_64.rpm. Using a rescue disk I can see that ...
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Fedora LiveUSB/Installer : trying to boot with UEFI yields the message : “Use the”

I'm trying to install Fedora 23, I made a LiveUSB using Rufus (image USB). Problem is that when I try to boot using UEFI I have a black UEFI screen and in the bottom left there is the message : "Use ...
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Chopped fullscreen videos

I have just bought a new AMD A10 7850k CPU and running Fedora 23 on it. Even SD avi, mp4 videos are lagging during fullscreen playback. Configuration is as follows Processor - AMD A10 7850k CPU ...
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Create keyboard layout where capslock is control

I prefer to have capslock as control. On startup of my session I perform setxkbmap -layout us -variant altgr-intl -option compose:menu,ctrl:nocaps which does that for me. On every suspend this ...