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What is the proper sudoers syntax to add a user?

According to the comments in /etc/sudoers (Fedora 13): ## Syntax: ## ## user MACHINE=COMMANDS ## ## The COMMANDS section may have other options added to it. My two related questions: What ...
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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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Getting SVN 1.6/1.7 on Fedora 20

I have a remote repository which is running 1.6 that I have no admin rights to, thus I'm trying to install a version of SVN that is compatible with 1.6. Doing a yum --showduplicates list subversion ...
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Autostart under random WM?

I'm a long-time DE user, however there are some circumstances under which I prefer to use different tiling-based WMs instead of GNOME or KDE (I use GNOME mostly for last year or so). I have a ...
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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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Changing default desktop environment

I'm on Fedora 20 and I want to change the default desktop environment from Gnome3 to Gnome classic. I want to do this with the terminal because I cant access the dropdown menu on the login screen ...
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Fedora installer doesn't see my Windows 7 partitions

I tried to install Fedora 17 on the same disk I have Windows 7. First I got the message, that there are no free space to create partition, even in Windows part of disk was marked as unallocated. I ...
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Fedora 22 does not shut down

I installed Fedora 22 a few days ago and noticed that at times it didn't shut down. The monitor received no signal and goes black. But the color in the power button is still on and the fans of the CPU ...
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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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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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How to boot GUI on a fedora 21 server through the command line

I am trying to install a GUI onto my fedora21 virtual machine. The only problem is due to the nature of work i am doing it needs to be done through the command line( i am using a program called ...
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Broadcom wireless card in with Fedora 16

I just installed Fedora as a dual-boot (other OS in Win7) on my Dell Inspiron 1750 and, of course, the wireless card is missing firmware. The wireless card is called Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN ...
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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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Broadcom BCM4352 Wifi + Fedora 22 + kernel 4.0.4-303

~ lspci | grep -i broadcom 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) ~ rpm -qa |grep -- -wl kmod-wl-6.30.223.248-8.fc22.1.x86_64 ...
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dumpcap: SIOCSIWMODE failed: Operation not permitted

When I try to capture in monitor mode in Wireshark after capturing a few packets I get the following error: Unknown message from dumpcap, try to show it as a string: Can't restore interface wlp18s0 ...
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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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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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One (and only one) program refuses to open

I just installed Fedora 21 on a laptop, and among other things I installed Texstudio. While the install seems to work fine in general, I get absolutely no reaction from this single program. I have ...
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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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How to investigate a random reset on TCP client port connected via loopback interface to a server

I have a test suite which initializes a server on the localhost and then runs thousands of stress tests which include starting and stopping clients connecting to this local server on same machine. I ...
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Fedora 18: Unable to connect to a WLAN network

I'm using Fedora 18 with the LXDE desktop. I seem to be unable to connect to any WLAN network. The network manager applets seem to accept only WEP but no WPA encryption. Am I missing something, or ...
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Display hostname in GDM3 on Fedora 19 at login screen

I'm managing almost 100 lab PC's running Fedora 19. It's difficult to manage because it seems like no where that I can display the hostname at the login screen. GDM version: gdm-3.8-3.2
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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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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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Can't load zfs kernel module on Fedora with Secure Boot - “Required key not available”

I'd like to use zfs with my Fedora 20 system. I've installed the ZFS on Linux Fedora repository and subsequently the kernel-devel and zfs package. As far as I can tell, everything was installed ...
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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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Device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization

I have cloned a fedora and now trying to configure network interfaces. Every time i am adding a new NIC, it starts with number eth3 (rather eth0). i have tried removing and modifying the ...
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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 20: Anyway to install the default tools which comes with Fedora-Gnome on Cinnamon?

I just did a fresh install of Fedora 20 and chose Cinnamon as my desktop. To my surprise, Gnome was not install at all.. and thus I feel am I missing a bunch of "stuff" that's normally included in a ...
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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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How to enable auto upgrade of kernel-devel package when kernel version is upgraded?

I have a USB wireless adapter for which I need to re-install a kernel module every time the kernel gets upgraded to a new version. But for installing this kernel module again, I need to download and ...
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CD disk not detected by Fedora on my Laptop

I rarely use cd's on my laptop, but I recall having the same problem a few months ago. When I put a cd in my DVD drive nothing happens. It kicked in last time without me doing anything but I don't ...
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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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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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How do I get graphics working with Linux on my Braswell NUC box?

Fedora Live (23) works okay for me[*]. But if I install Fedora, the login screen never comes up. It goes to black/"no signal", flipping between the two every few seconds. It can't have downloaded ...
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Build Chromium from source

I'm using Fedora 16 and I've successfully compiled Chromium from source (the first time I compiled something from source) a while back following these instructions: ...
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What is the Fedora equivalent of the Debian build-essential package?

What is the Fedora equivalent of the Debian build-essential package?
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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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Awesome WM cannot be used with mouse after a while

I use plain Awesome WM on Fedora 22. After a while (perhaps connected to suspend/wakeup) I can still use mouse for the applications but Awesome WM does not react on mouse clicks any more. Restarting ...
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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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Qualcomm based modem Venus converted to ttyUSB0 but not responding forever on fedora 18

I've one usb modem qualcomm based, here is my configuration what I've done in the past. wvdial # wvdial phone --> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.61 --> Cannot get information for serial ...
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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 enable WIFI on VMWare Fedora 12? (It's detecting and working fine on Windows 7)

I am new to Linux. I have Fedora 12 running on my VMware. I am unable to see any options to enable WIFI connection on Fedora. When I am accessing Internet through WIFI and its working perfectly fine ...
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Fedora 21 - Problem waking up after suspend

I recently installed a Fedora 21 64-bit workstation. In the Power tab of GNOME Tweak Tool, I set the option Power Button Action to Suspend - The power indicator LED on my laptop usually starts ...
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Linux installation stops working after a few reboots

I'm trying to set up a dualboot Win8/Linux on my HP tablet (touchsmart tm2-1050ez). However, when I'm finished setting it all up, after a few more reboots, I'm not able to boot to Linux anymore, as I ...
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Gnome-shell cannot adjust screen brightness on dell laptop with intel graphics

On my dell laptop (XPS 13 developer) running Fedora 21 I am in a situation similar to this, or this. I can give some more details tough. Under directory /sys/class/backlight I have: ...
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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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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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How to manually compile Fedora 20 kernel

I am trying to recreate an environment for debugging purposes. I require Fedora 20 specific kernel version (in this case its 3.17.7-200.fc20.x86_64). I have manually compiled vanilla kernel (3.17.7) ...