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Tracking traffic through a filtered intranet connection

I am performing a traceroute (I also tried a curl out of curiosity, that just stalls) on a publicly available website (so I know my computer should be able to and is allowed to reach it). However, ...
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kmod-VirtualBox version mismatch in Fedora 22

I have VirtualBox 5 installed and working in Fedora for some 5-6 weeks with no problems after following this guide. However after I ran a dnf update yesterday it stopped working. VirtualBox itself ...
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How do I boot a desktop environment from the command line with no display manager or wifi?

KDE was my DM and I remove KDE and XFCE in turn for LXDE (which I had installed.) When I boot, I boot into the command line and have to login with no GUI. The "startx" command boots me into KDE, even ...
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Wifi won't connect after router reset

I'm new to StackExchange and somewhat new to Fedora (using for about a year with significant hand-holding from coworkers). I've long had issues with my home wifi disconnecting, but I would get around ...
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Fedora 24 KDE - no persistent volume settings per application

I use Fedora 24 KDE, fully updated, with "Audio Volume - System Settings Module". I want to be able to change the volume of programs (not individual streams) persistenly (surviving program or OS ...
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USB wifi in Fedora does not work

So I have pure installation of fedora 24 and I temporarily connected my machine to Internet via Ethernet cable and updated everything. I am using USB 3.0 Asus AC56 and it's discovered correctly as ...
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Fedora 24 Boots to read only

Ok so I have been researching this problem all day but I have a clean install of fedora 24 server and after installing some virtualization packages and rebooting from the console it boots up with the ...
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VirtualBox kernel modules will not load via systemd

I am using akmods from RPMFusion for VirtualBox. The packages listed by rpm -qa are: kmod-VirtualBox-4.6.4-301.fc24.x86_64-5.0.24-1.fc24.x86_64 VirtualBox-5.0.24-1.fc24.x86_64 VirtualBox-kmodsrc-5.0....
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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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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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How do I set up one GTX 960 to run three monitors using displayport Nvidia driver on Fedora 24?

How do I configure three monitors on a GTX960 gfx card for a continuous display across all three monitors on Linux (Fedora 24)? I've tried to Xorg -configure with the three monitors plugged into the ...
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How to share a connection between two interfaces

Okay so either I am dummer then I look or there is a real problem here. Fedora 23 Interface 1: enp9s0 192.168.1.137 255.255.255.0 Wired (Internet connection) Interface 2: wlp0s20u14 192.168.10.1 255....
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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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Upgrading to Fedora 24 without updating the font

Fedora 24 includes an update of its default font Cantarell but I prefer the old version: How can I upgrade from Fedora 23 to 24 and keep the old font (or at least configure font rendering such that ...
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openldap Fedora 22 - apple.schema and now for the mount section

Hej there! how do i make the correct ldif file for mounts ? i found this old webpage but i get errors trying to create it i'm useing mac OS X as openldap client and it' not mounting the /home at all ...
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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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Trying to build (a)kmod package for acpi_call on Fedora, cannot be installed

I want to package a simple kernel module, acpi_call, for Fedora. For this I have followed the kmods2 instructions on RPM Fusion and got the following SPEC file: # Copyright © 2016 Martin Ueding <...
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Owncloud does not show files, that are uploaded via SSH

After spending 10 Hours configuring owncloud on Fedora 24 (because of NO documentation and proper tutorial), I finally got OwnCloud up and running perfectly. My owncloud configuration files are in /...
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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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Cannot get Tiger-Vnc To Work on Fedora 21

I have followed both the directions here and here. I have gotten very far, but the last task on those guides is to run systemctl start vncserver@:10.service and there I get an error. When I run that ...
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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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Eclipse Mars + Fedora 20 + KDE = black-on-black tooltips

So, I'm using a system with Fedora 20 installed, running a KDE 4.14.7 desktop. (I don't have root access so please no complaints about why I don't just upgrade my distro.) I have just installed ...
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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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Is it actually necessary to upgrade all packages before upgrading Fedora with DNF?

The Fedora wiki directions for a DNF system upgrade say to update all packages normally with dnf upgrade --refresh before beginning the version upgrade per se. I can understand that you'd want the ...
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How can I remove Orphan Packages in Fedora?

I just switched from Ubuntu to Fedora14. In Ubuntu we had the apt-get autoremove thing to remove orphan/unused packages. What is the counterpart in Fedora?
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Cannot install packages using dnf in Fedora 22 on ARM platform

I have installed Fedora 22 (using rootfs) on an Android 5.0 device with ARMv7 processor using GNURoot app. This is working OK. All commands in the rootfs execute OK. However, I have a problem with dnf....
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Wine/PoL giving numerous errors in Fedora 17

I've been trying to run a handful of indy games for Windows on my laptop through Wine, but got a bunch of errors along the lines of: wine: created the configuration directory '/home/jude/.wine' fixme:...
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yum installs kernel-devel different from my kernel version

I am attempting to install the VMWare player in Fedora 19. I am running into the problem that multiple users have had where VMware player cannot find the kernel headers. I have installed the kernel-...
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how to create a on-demand rpm mirror

i would like to create a rpm repository for fedora packages on my local network. due to storage limitations i want the repository to be empty initially and download packages once they are accessed. ...
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Globally replace Vi with Vim on Fedora

On Debian-based systems the alternatives system handles both the vi and vim executable. So if vim is installed and you execute vi, you also get vim, which I find very nice, because I absolutely hate ...
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Wallpaper stretching over multiple monitors on Fedora 19 (Gnome 3)

I'm running Fedora 19 (GNOME Shell 3.8.4). I have a dual monitor setup (two 1440 x 900), and I want to be able to stretch my wallpaper over the two monitors, like I was used to when using Ubuntu 12.04....
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How to reduce LVM for root partition?

I am trying to reduce the space dedicated to root LVM since I don't really need it and I am having a few doubts. Below is the output for lvdisplay: # lvdisplay --- Logical volume --- LV Path ...
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Desktop environment hangs after upgrade to Fedora 24

After Upgrade from F23 via dnf system-upgrade, my computer boots fine to the login screen. But after logging into any desktop environment (GNOME, Gnome on Wayland, Cinnamon, Xfce) and starting an ...
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Dell Precision Trackpoint Odd configuration

I'm trying to enable middle mouse button scrolling on my dell precision with 4 buttons on the trackpad and a trackpoint with 3 buttons thing. However it does something weird with how the button events ...
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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: dell_backlight/...
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Wifi dongle unavailble in nmcli

I have a realtek usb dongle plugged in to my Intel Compute Stick that's running fedora 24. I see it in lsusb: Bus 001 Device 010 ID 0bda:8175 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN ...
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Fedora live USB with persistent storage

I have created a Live USB of Fedora 22 with rawrite32. It works fine, but: How can I save permanently my files? If I download a package, let's say git, how can I maintain it permanently? How can I ...
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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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Fedora Host, Kali VM, KVM/QEMU mouse not working

I have a Fedora 23 host, and I tried to install Kali Linux using Virtual Machine Manager, and every time I did it -- no matter how I configured it -- the mouse would not work. It would only go down ...
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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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Cannot save changes made in gnome-settings

I have a fresh install of fedora 24. I have some issues with not being able to change anything in Gnome. Ex: I go to All Settings -> Power and want to set the time to go to blank screen to: Never. ...
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Fedora 24: ports show as open when scanned from server, but closed when nmapped from outside

I have a Fedora 24 server, serving an Angular2 project. Angular2 automatically opens ports 3000 and 3001 once the service is started. However, although running nmap localhost shows the ports are open, ...
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Can't access filesystem and desktop in Fedora 23

The following problem happened on my laptop today. For some reason, desktop does not appear any of the icons that it had, I can't access my system settings or the file system, however I can run the ...
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Fedora: Touchscreen works in live mode, but not after install

Recently I've been playing with Linux on Thinkpad 10 2nd gen tablet. Currently Fedora is running on it. When I boot from USB stick (live mode), touchscreen works and is detected as Wacom 5020 HID, but ...
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Fedora 19 freezes after login

I have been using F19 for a couple of days until I've decided to do an yum update. Everything went well but after reboot I can't get past the login screen anymore. I enter my username/password, then ...
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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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System freezing on Fedora 15 - graphics issue?

I've been using Fedora 15 for a couple months now and haven't had any problems. Last week I switched desks and got a new monitor, and now all of a sudden it will randomly freeze up. Also sometimes ...
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Fedora 23 Apache and PHP not working

I am struggling to get an answer to this. I have Fedora 23 install, in place upgrade from Fedora 22. When I go to http://localhost I get a list of files and folder and not the Fedora Test Page as it ...
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Command “paste - - - - ”, how to specify a big column number

In command paste - - - -, numbers of - is equal the future column number. In my case, I have 55,000 future column, for me wont need to put 55,000 - what I will can use? Example: title1:A1 title2:A2 ...
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How do you build chroot jails with dnf?

Back in the day I used to build chroot jails using yum. It was simple, easy, and let me do things that weren't really available at the time (build packages for multiple distros on platforms like ia64 ...