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Automatically logout of cinnamon after period of idle

I have been searching around and I have been unable to find something that can logout of a cinnamon session after a period of inactivity. I am running Fedora 21 and I do not want something that will ...
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Unable to log in after Fedora 21 OS upgrade

I am unable to log in to the new Fedora 21 OS after upgrading from 20, using yum. My laptop has full disk encryption and I am able to decrypt upon reboot, but when I reach the terminal login screen, I ...
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Fedora 20 won't boot

It flashes to a blank screen a few times, perhaps trying to load cinammon desktop, then hangs here I accidentally chowned the ownership of everything in /var to the apache group, which caused a few ...
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Problem runing vmPlayer on fedora 21

First of all: Hello :) And then: After install the program and execute vmPlayer request the kernel headers to recompile it (I guess), after that vmP install the virtual network device, at this point ...
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Gnome Shell is terribly slow, while Mutter runs pretty fast

Even moving windows appears to stutter in Gnome Shell, but the minimize animation shows the real difference. On Gnome Shell, it looks like it's limited to 15 fps on RGB windows, while on RGBA windows ...
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Fedora 21 - Virtual Machine minimal XP install for Art package [closed]

Looking to run a virtual machine on my fedora21 box. i5 quad core, 16gb ram, 240gb ssd with a 1tb data drive (Ntfs) I'm looking to run Manga studio 5 ex with the barest of bare bones. Don't need ...
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failed boot in fedora 21 [closed]

I wanted a workout Fedora distro but after that burn it through burning software in Linux Mint on usb and dvd Did not succeed in quitting and receive the following error message: ISOLINUX 6.03 ETCD ...
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Fedora - Integrated microphone not working

I just installed a fresh Fedora 21, my system is now up to date. Now, my problem is that my integrated microphone is not working. I tried several different fixes that doesn't work (install and ...
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Yocto menuconfig not working

For some reason the menuconfig menu does not come up when I try launching it from my Yocto installation. I am using the Toradex Yocto 1.6 system as is described here ...
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Create own launch command in Fedora

How can I set alias for gnome-calculator so I can launch it just by typing calc. And how can I create my own command for my own application? I need it to work in this command prompt: I know that in ...
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How to pass parameters in a cgi-perl on Fedora 20?

I'm using Apache server on Fedora-20. I'm trying to run a perl-cgi program on my local server, but it's not working, I have attached my html and perl code. html program: <html> ...
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What's a way to get the first network interface using grep in ifconfig? [closed]

Just trying to figure this out for a System Administration introduction course, and I can't seem to get it.
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Modify Gnome 3 search bar results

Is it possible somehow modify results of default search bar in Gnome 3? I'm currently having a little problem with launching calculator app. I always pressed Super and typed "calc" and enter. But ...
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how to create custom shortcuts for scrot and gnome-screenshot interactive mode

I want to add command scrot -s as custom shortcuts via gnome-control-center keyboard. The accelerator key was Super+S. but it didn't works. If i remove -s or try other interactive command like ...
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How to add a dm-cache to an already existing luks setup?

I've got two physical devices, a fast SSD and a large HDD. The SSD is in VG ssd and ends up serving as mountpoint /, the HDD is in VG dump and serves as mountpoint /home. Both go through LUKS for ...
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What decides where TTY and boot messages are displayed?

I recently switched from Fedora 21 to Arch Linux, and one thing that bothers me is that Arch does not put boot messages and TTYs' on all available outputs like Fedora does, but only on the primary ...
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Fedora VM: how to reset forgotten root password?

I have an Oracle VirtualBox VM, with FedoraClient 21 64-bit installed. I cannot remember the root password. As soon as I start up Fedora, I see two options of Fedora: "Client" and "Rescue". Both all ...
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How to install proprietary drivers for Radeon HD 8570A/8570M on Fedora 21?

Well i think i can't be more clear. I've tried this guide: http://ilevex.eu/post/106904892091/how-to-use-fglrx-amd-catalyst-on-fedora-21 I've tried to just download the amd driver from ...
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Implementing TLS 1.2 when I SSH into a box as a measure against POODLE

Is it possible to edit sshd_config or ssh_config, such that the SSH connection into a machine configured to use TLS1.2 is successful and rejects connections configured to use TLS1.1 and below, as well ...
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What are gpg-pubkey* packages?

I compared the packages list reported by RPM and YUM on a CentOS 6 and 7. I noticed the lists were slightly different (same issue with RHEL). See Listing installed packages with yum and rpm mismatch ...
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How to import ZFS pool with different configuration

After rebooting my ZFS pool was unable to open my main pool. The exact error that I'm getting is: "The pool metadata is corrupted and the pool cannot be opened" When I checked the zpool configuration ...
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Sharing folders between VMWare 7.1.1 and Mac OS X using open-vm-tools

I didn't have any luck sharing my OS X 'Downloads' folder with a Fedora guest Linux OS using the VMWare tools (see my earlier question) . I came across this solution (with 8 up-votes) for Ubuntu that ...
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Cannot share folders betwen Mac OS X based VMWare 7.1.1 and Guest Fedora 21 system

I would like to share my Mac OSX 'Downloads' folder. I set this up as a shared folder in vmware settings. Currently, although I made a folder at mnt/hgfs/Downloads, it does not have the contents of ...
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How do I autostart devilspie under gnome3 on fedora 21?

I am attempting to embed a gnome-terminal on my desktop using devilspie. Adding a devilspie.desktop file in the ~/.config/autostart directory does nothing. It does not execute on login. However, ...
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How do I completely remove a wireless interface (and re-add it)?

I'm trying to use a new usb wireless interface (atheros ar9271) and my onboard wireless (intel 6200) is interfering with it. The goal is for me to be able to turn the rf kill switch on (enabling ...
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Fedora 20 - AssertionError on yum update / yum install

When I run yum update or yum install, I receive the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/bin/yum", line 29, in <module> yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], ...
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How to escape from command line interface in fedora21?

I was stuck in command line interface of Linux Fedora 21. I don't know how to get to the GNOME. I forced my laptop to shutdown by hitting the power button several times. Now I really want to know how ...
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Fedora hung up on boot [closed]

Im uncertain what version it is at this point. If needed I could mount the drive in another chassis and figure it out. The hard drive checks out in spinrite, any ideas?
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Disable suspend/sleep mode completely on Fedora 21

I connect to a Fedora 21 workstation with SSH, but after several minutes not using the connection the system go to sleep and I loose my connection. So how can I disallow completely the system to go ...
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How to use kmod-nvidia drivers for boot

I have Fedora 21 on a computer that I built with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card. When I was originally installing my system, I had a large number of issues with getting it running until I ...
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How to convert the qemu parameters for an osx guest for libvirtd

I managed to have an osx guest running in qemu with the following commands: // create the virtual image $ qemu-img create -f qcow2 mac_hdd.img 35G // .. install osx ... // start the guest $ ...
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Fedora upgrade stuck between version 16 and 20

I was given remote ssh access to a server running Fedora 16. I tried upgrading it to Fedora 20 and rebooted. But it looks like the system wasn't fully updated. # uname -a Linux garden ...
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How to copy authorized_keys to another user on linux? [duplicate]

I can ssh into a Linux node on the cloud with root. I've created another user, web, and I want to add my ssh keys to that user. Here's what I've tried so far (as root): mkdir -p /home/web/.ssh cp ...
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Send sleep command to usb disk mounted as /home (Fedora 20) from shutdown script

I have a usb sata2 drive connected to usb that is mounted as /home. When I turn off the computer/laptop the disk makes some high pitch sound as if the disks were still spinning and heads were not ...
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Do I have multiple python on my computer? and how to uninstall one of them?

I encountered the problem that pip install - U numpy did not update the numpy version in python, which is similar to ...
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Add custom resolution

I want to add a customer resultion to my Fedora 21. The problem is that my Dell has a QHD display and I cannot select my favourtie solution of 1920x1080. That is why I tried to add a custom one: ...
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Fedora 20 boot issues

I've tried installing Fedora 20 (minimal install, machine is old and only has ~1GB RAM), twice now on an old computer meant to act as a home server to SSH into. Both times, I will be able to log in ...
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Linux Fedora +Virtual box +vagrant = problem with shared folders

My host OS:Fedora 21 x86_64 Virtual box: 4.3.20_RPMFusion r96996 vagrant: 1.7.2 I use shared folders with NFS synchronization for my projects . When vagrant try create shared folders i have ...
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Fedora KDE temperature monitor widget in Farenheit

I have the KDE temperature monitor widget but it is displaying temps in Farenheit. Is there a way to make it display in Celsius? I am running the Fedora OS.
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Starting Services without Systemd?

Is it possible to start services on and post startup in CentOS/Fedora distributions without using systemd (systemctl)? If yes, how? Systemd does not work in non-privileged docker containers; ...
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Removing external drive safely in Fedora21

Using previous posts, I used the following command in fedora21 terminal to remove the external drive safely: # umount full_path_to_external_drive When I checked with the command df -k, the external ...
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Dell m3800 with QHD - No 1920x1080

Normally I am working on two FullHD 27" screens, but when I am in school i need to use my laptop display with QHD. But seriously, who can work with 3200x1080 on a 15" display? :D My Windows VM can ...
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Linux : Very slow internet connections through proxy

I have changed to Linux recently. Here I am experiencing very slow Internet connections for applications like apt-get and Firefox browsing through proxy (download speed in Firefox is pretty normal). ...
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Install GCC on an old version of Fedora

yum install gcc-4.9.2 Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Adding en_US to language list Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify ...
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Fedora network install via PXE boot

How do I install Fedora over the network using PXE boot? Motivation: The BIOS of target system is simply not able to boot from USB mass storage devices. An alternative motivation is that booting over ...
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can I use vmlinux instead of vmlinuz with GRUB2 (Fedora)?

Can I use vmlinux instead of vmlinuz with GRUB2 (Fedora)? I've seen this: Can vmlinux be used instead of uImage? but it speaks of U-Boot, not GRUB2.
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Not able to boot into graphical environment in fedora

I am installing fedora 21 server on VM. It used to boot in to text/command line interface. So I followed steps here. In the last step, when I did vi /etc/inittab, the file reads initab is no longer ...
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Error **Section %packages does not end with %end** while installing fedora 21 server in virtual machine

I am trying to install fedora 21 server in virtual machine and I am getting following problem. The installation has simply halted. From that description I understand that in some configuration file ...
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why does my desktop still act a lot like fedora 20 even after upgrading to fedora 21?

I upgraded to fedora 21 a few weeks ago (via fedup), but some stuff still feels like Fedora 20. First example: cat /etc/fedora-release does say Fedora release 21 (Twenty One). But, nevertheless, my ...
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Fedora 21 - Show and hide Terminal

Is it possible to configure the given terminal application in Fedora 21, so you can show and hide it with shortcuts? It would be great if the terminal would appear from above the screen. Note: I ...