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Prompt for sudo password rather than give access error

Can I configure Fedora 22 so anything needing root privileges asks for a password, rather than giving an error, and needing me to re-run with sudo? I wouldn't even mind having to type my password ...
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Starting a new instance of GDM in Fedora 19

In Fedora 18, I could use gdmflexiserver to start up a new instance of X and GDM on a new VT. In Fedora 19, gdmflexiserver appears to have lost the ability to do this, and I'm looking for its ...
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Install Fedora core 15 on HP Smart Array Controller HDD

I need to install "Fedora Core 15" Linux on to HP Smart Array Controller attached HDD. Problem is Fedora Core 15 kernel do not has HPSA device driver. I tried to load (my own build) HPSA driver (...
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Fedora 21 wired internet problem

Booted up Fedora on my desktop (previously was running w8.1, with also some network problems on restart/wake but usually a reset of the adapter solved them.) No internet on the Fedora. Here are the ...
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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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“Running transaction (shutdown inhibited)” how much “inhibited” is shutdown?

When installing some packages with yum I see the text: Running transaction (shutdown inhibited) What does it exactly mean? Would it prevent me from shutting down the system if I typed shutdown -...
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SSH authenticity couldn't be established

Last night I SSH'ed to different systems.... one system/SSH reported that the "authenticity of HOSTNAME couldn't be established......." and it asks if I want to continue or something, I didn't and ...
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“ImportError: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory” during Bitmask installation

Update: The solution down there works, but Hipchat messed with my system so I would suggest anyone with the same problem to try the solution, and then check if he encounters any of these issues. [I ...
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Gnome-shell keybinding for “Internal Microphone” on XF86Send

I use a custom keyboard with a “REPL” key (shifted: “Settings”) that I have bound to XF86Send (shifted: XF86Tools). On Fedora 21, that key (XF86Send) somehow works to toggle the “mute” on this laptop'...
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Unrar multiple parts

I need to unrar a file consisting of multiple parts. The folder structure looks like this: file.part01.rar file.part02.rar file.part03.rar I've installed p7zip. When I try: 7z e file.part01.rar ...
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lxpolkit crash after fedup upgrade from Fedora 20 to Fedora 21

I have installed Fedora 20 + Windows 7 dual boot device. I tried to upgrade using fedup --network 21 --product=workstation After rebooting, lxpolkit crashed. Now network manager isn't working. I ...
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How to resolve dracut problem when intall Fedora 21

I'm Ubuntu User. But I wanted to change my OS from Ubuntu to Fedora. So I wanted to Fedora 21. But there is a problem. I'm using USB Drive to boot Fedora 21. When I try to install Fedora I get a error....
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How to make Fedora user a sudoer?

I want to give a Fedora user sudo privileges. How do I do that?
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Set fixed audio volume on external USB sound card

I have an external USB sound card to hook up my PC (Fedora 20) to my stereo amplifier: http://www.project-audio.com/main.php?prod=usbbox&cat=boxes&lang=en Now, this normally works fine, ...
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Windows keep resizing by them selfs in Fedora 21 VM Virtualbox, host Fedora 21

It's really annoying but I've been getting this behaviour lately in my test machine: Fedora 21 x86_64 KDE VM in VirtualBox the host is Fedora 21. Here is a pic: I put the system to saved mode if I ...
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Intel HDI Sound (ThinkPad X60) not working without display manager

My sound works out of the box under Fedora 20 as long as I use lightdm. But I don't want to use any display manager -- if I use X, I start dwm manually. Unfortunately, the Intel HDI driver (Model ...
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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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How to set up networking in UML on Fedora 21 on VirtualBox?

I'm trying to set up an user mode linux machine on my virtual machine with fedora 21, as a part of a school project. I've got it running, but I've no idea how to get the networking to work. edit. ...
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fedora 21 installation problem

I have created an unallocated partition of size 45GB in windows, now the partitions are: 200 MB 388 GB C: space 45 GB unallocated lenovo D: drive Now I tried installing fedora21 and when I log ...
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Passwordless login only works using directly invoked sshd on server

I've been through as many of the bugfixes as I can find for the classic ssh key issue : I've set up my public and private keys "correctly" but passwordless login still doesn't work. The details : ...
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Help with java on Fedora

I have installed java on my fedora, because when I execute java -version I get: openjdk version "1.8.0_25" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_25-b18) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.25-b02, ...
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How I can select a partition to install fedora?

I have a problem on installing fedora. I have already installed windows 8, and I have two different partitions (C (for windows), and D(for data)). I had also shrink the size of D by 50 GB, in order ...
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add command to /etc/init.d/rc.local file that's missing

Want to add the command sudo mount -t vboxsf H_DRIVE /media/windows7share to /etc/init.d/rc.local file, to run the command every time when system starts up but I don't have such a file (rc.local) ...
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Install pandas for python3 on Fedora 20

The Fedora project lists a package called python3-pandas. When I enter sudo yum install python3-pandas I get the message No package python3-pandas available.. How can I install this package? I am ...
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Fedora 16 only boots after manual drive selection [closed]

A colleague of mine recently tried to setup a RAID 1 on our Fedora 16 machine via the Disk Utiliser menu, even since then (even after tearing the raid down and removing all HDDs but the boot drive), ...
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Can I remove files in /var/log/journal and /var/cache/abrt-di/usr?

I use Fedora and these directories contains a large amount of files, I wonder whether I can delete them? The system is running low on space.
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yum install: “No package <package-name> available”: fedora.repo empty

I am using Fedora 17 and I cannot install packages using yum. I get this error: [root@cousinot ~]# yum install fedup Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit medInria ...
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Can not use WEBEX in CentOS 6.5 , Fedora 18 and 20

Tried to use WebEx with the following setup: Machine : intel i5 , x86 architecture OS : CentOs : 6.5 , Fedora 18 and Fedora 20 Java : jdk 1.7_45 64 bit Browser : firefox 26 with java plugin ...
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why can't we install application compiled for Ubuntu, on Linux mint, or some other distros with same kernel?

When i try to download some applications like VLC, it shows in download options, various Operating systems which includes Linux mint, Ubuntu etc. Though Linux mint's kernel is from Ubuntu, still they ...
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None of the linux programs work except 'cd'

Before stating the question, here's what I did and observed before the problem started: On a fedora 18 Xfce, I tried compiling 3.6.10 kernel with a cdv driver, After many attempts, it finally ...
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Low mouse and keyboard framerate in Fedora 21

I have recently added a Fedora 21 partition on my workplace machine, however i'm experiencing the curious issue that my mouse and keyboard "framerates" are incredibly slow. The mouse cursor is ...
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Build gdal with mrsid plugin on fedora 21 server

I've been having an issue for over a week now. The problem is, I can't build gdal source with MrSid DSDK on Fedora 21 Server. I have built and installed gdal with MrSid on Fedora 21 without any ...
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Build gdal with mrsid DSDK on fedora 21

I'm trying to build gdal 1.11.2 from source with mrsid DSDK enabling gdal to able to read mrsid file. I did all the required things and after I run make it shows me the following error message: ...
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How to modify files in yum.repos.d to install MySQL and others?

I am trying to install MySQL onto a Fedora 14 VM. I get the following message when trying to install MySQL: Error Downloading Packages: zlib-devel-1.2.5-2.fc14.x86_64: failure: Packages/zlib-devel-1....
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installing emacs with x-toolkit

I am installing Emacs 24.5.0, and I want to install it with X. I am on Fedora. the configuration script cannot find any x-toolkit. How do I find out which one is good for me, and in which folder do I ...
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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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Booting Fedora in rescue mode

I have created a new Fedora live USB with the intention of booting into rescue mode and fixing the bootloader, so that I can dualboot win7 and Fedora 20. However, I do not understand how I am to boot ...
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Fedora can't properly load a .ovpn file (openVPN configuration file)

When trying to use a .ovpn file in Fedora it doesn't load the certificates correctly. It opens the file, but all the certificate spaces are empty and I can't load anything into them. I can manually ...
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Fedora 21 shutdown and reboot error

Recently I have been using Fedora 21 and I have an issue where sometimes I shut down and reboot and the system just hangs at the fedora logo and never actually boots. I noticed the issue after ...
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How to fully install Latex in fedora?

What is the equivalent to sudo apt-get install texlive-full on Fedora system? I read it is yum install texlive-scheme-full. Am I correct?
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Start application using xinit on different tty

I'm using Fedora 21, trying the following: On tty1 is running KDE, just as normal. But to speed up my games/avoid them changing something like gamma, I want to run them on a differnt tty, starting a ...
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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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Why does Fedora not include GCC by default?

I just finished a Fedora 21 clean installation. I have updated and upgraded, but I notice the following: GNU GDB is installed by default, as GNU Make is. However, GCC is not. Is that supposed to ...
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no more space on home but on dev/sda4

I have no more free space in my /home but on the whole filesystem I have enough. How do I use the free 37GB on /home? I am running Fedora 20, by the way. [stefan@heimo ~]$ df -h Dateisystem ...
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STDERR: yum-dump Repository Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: epel. Please verify its path and try again

This have been a chronic issue with my servers. i use epel repo to install & upgrade nss package. But every frequently, i have this issue where it fails with the error. STDERR: yum-dump ...
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What defines “ll” in Fedora?

In Fedora, instead of typing ls -l, you can type ll. What causes this behavior? I've installed a new Debian system that does not appear to have this functionality. They're both running Bash. I can ...
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How to restore EFI partition for Fedora 21

I wiped the EFI partition. How do I restore it without completely reinstalling Fedora?
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Install Onboard on-screen keyboard on Fedora 21

I am looking for guide to install Onboard keyboard on Fedora. https://launchpad.net/onboard Looks like there is not package for this distributive and I should compile it from source. How do I do it ...
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Deleting files using Delete button not working on Fedora

This is on a fedora machine (Fedora 20) My problem when ever I simply pressing delete button (Del) after selecting a file/folder won't delete the selected file/folder. But the combination shift + Del ...
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How to Install Fedora (not create bootable USB)

I have searched Google for how to download Fedora, and all I find is how to create bootable USB. Once I load Fedora from bootable USB how do I permanently install Fedora from USB onto my laptop?