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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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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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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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Xming for Linux? (Aka run a display/x11 server inside a window)

With Xming I can run an X11 server inside a window and then run mate-session to get a very fast remote desktop inside a window. On Linux, I'm not entirely sure how to X11 forward mate-session to just ...
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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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systemd, rsyslogd - where are the logs?

I got a Fedora 23 Server edition installation which I have done pretty much nothing with admin-wise besides setting up ssh, fail2ban, samba, and users. The other day I was completely locked out of my ...
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Make my fedora-22 kde boot faster

I am using fedora-22 kde with windows dual boot. When I select fedora from boot menu it takes upto 20sec to boot. I don't know if there are some programs affecting the boot time. when I run the ...
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checksum failed on workstation live fedora 22 64bit download

I downloaded the iso from https://getfedora.org/en/workstation/download/ Next, I attempted to follow the instructions at https://getfedora.org/en/verify I downloaded the checksum file from the ...
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Fedora 22 - Failed to restart httpd.service: Access denied

I want to start web development and I was trying to install LAMP. I installed Apache using this tutorial but the command they give to start the apache server fails: systemctl start httpd.service ...
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Xorg-server 1.16+ on CentOS 7

Due to an accessibility bug I cannot use Xorg-server 1.13 through 1.15. I see that CentOS 7 uses 1.15.0. Is there any way to use a later Xorg-server in CentOS 7? Fedora 23 has Xorg-server 1.18.0, is ...
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javac showing different version on fedora 23

I have the following commands from my fedora 23 terminal installed in Oracle VM [root@localhost local]# java -version openjdk version "1.8.0_60" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_60-b27) ...
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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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Nvidia is loaded despite it being blacklisted

I've got a problem: my laptop loads the Nvidia driver despite it having been added to /etc/modprobe/blacklist.conf as blacklist nvidia, as well as in /etc/default/grub, and as rdblacklist nvidia in ...
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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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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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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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Linux Fedora: How to open a file with a random application

I downloaded a cross-assembler that as far I can tell, i am supposed to open a .txt file with it and the assembler will create an a.out file somewhere. But Fedora only lets me open .txt files with ...
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Fedora 23 GUI Login Double Echo

I installed a fresh install of Fedora 23 Workstation. When I try to login using the GUI login screen, each character I type (username and password) are echoed twice, so I cannot login. I can login ...
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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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Display hostname in GDM3 on Fedora 19 at login screen [closed]

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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How to upgrade from Fedora 21 to higher stable version with the highest convenience and safety?

I am still working on a Fedora 21 Linux. I know Fedora 22, 23 and 24 already are around. However being a newbie in Linux systems and given the fact that my friend helped me to install Fedora 21 back ...
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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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Is the reader's linux '/usr/bin/mkdir' file larger than 53504 bytes? Has the reader got a virus?

I installed Fedora 19, and immediately listed the /usr/bin directory and saved the listing to a file. 4 hours later I list it again and all the executables have grown in size by about 1668 bytes. ...
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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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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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mv: target 'hadoop/' is not a directory

I am using Fedora 23 which is installed on Oracle VM. I am at the Downloading Hadoop step of the documentation here. When I run the following command in Fedora, I can see the hadoop user listed: ...
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Are there any preventative measures I can take to preserve GRUB before I install Windows 10?

I'm about to install Windows 10 on my pc. I currently have Fedora 23 on it. I know when I install Windows, GRUB will get destroyed. Is there anything I can do beforehand to to make it so I just ...
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fedora 22 on dell optiplex 780

I have been struggling with loading fedora on a dell optiplex 780 system with 8gigs RAM and 500gigs storage. I am not too sure about technical terms but the two HDDs are RAID0. I have no OS installed ...
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“Missing operating system” error on boot

I replaced Windows 8 with Linux Mint. After the installation had completed, I restarted only to face a black screen with missing operating system. I thought the problem was with Mint so I decided to ...
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Can't install vim in fedora 20

When I tried to install VIM in fedora 20, appear this message below How can I fix this problem?
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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) ...
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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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Fedora updates repository - getting older updates

Let's say that fedora repo has hypotheticalpackage-1.0.0. After some time hypotheticalpackage-1.0.1 was merged into updates repo, and then after that hypotheticalpackage-1.0.2. I updated regularly and ...
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Why does terminal say it's installing a package that's already installed, when I try to install something completely different?

I'm on Fedora 23 MATE. I tried to install virtual box an hour ago but it wouldn't because their website is down. I had also installed gyazo. That had no issues. Now when I try to install ...
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ALSA - Traktor Audio 2 - How to split front and rear stereo channels / How to debug dmix

I am struggling to persuade ALSA to separate the front and rear outputs of my Native Instruments Traktor Audio 2 external USB soundcard and would really appreciate help. USB Vendor ID: 17cc, USB ...
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Why doesn't my bash terminal recognize any command in the shell? [closed]

Upon the request of some users, I decided to add all the intermediate steps and results to my initial post so that users can better walk me through a solution. This is added under the headline ...
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How do I stop my ATI graphics chip from overheating?

My laptop comes with Intel HD Graphics 4000 & AMD Radeon HD 7670M; of which the ATI card is getting really hot. System information: [root@MISTRI ashesh] $ cat /proc/version Linux version ...
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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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startx fails fedora 23

Under Fedora 23, I cannot start the X server by normal means. How can I fix this? I am aware that there's no shortage of similar problems reported over the years, but so far none of those fixes have ...
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Program on Debian8.3 appears different than on Fedora18

I've made a couple of programs (Let's call them ProgressBar and LabelsAndInfo) with Qt4.8 and C++ for my enterprise's HW. It runs on a Fedora 18 and it works fine. Now, a mate is trying to run all ...
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identify all broken / conflicting rpm's and fix them *correctly* Fedora 23, persistent usb

Earlier today I installed Fedora 23 on a USB. After the installation was complete, I was doing the standard dnf upgrade, shell configurations, and ultimately preparations for installing the NVIDIA ...
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difference between yum, dnf and pip [closed]

I found that there's several ways to install packages in fedora, using pip, yum or dnf. is there more? what is the difference between them?
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Flapping Ethernet connection of Fedora 23

Since a few days I am experiencing a flapping Ethernet connection on my Fedora 23 laptop: the network connection goes down for several seconds every minute. The machine is up-to-date with the latest ...
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Changing Fedora's builtin Hotspot mode to 5GHz

I am using Fedora 22 and in the WiFi settings, I can enable a HotSpot. I found the /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/Hotspot file, but I do not know what I can do there. I want the hotspot to ...
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Syntax error unexpected end of file [closed]

I have written a shell script which allows me to create a user and assign them to a group but I keep getting the error line 19: syntax error: unexpected end to file What am I doing wrong? Would it ...
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dnf equivalent of “yum update --security”

yum update --security installs only security updates. I think it's an extension from the yum-security plugin. Is there an equivalent dnf command? (dnf replaced yum in Fedora 22)
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My Google Chrome profile can't open correctly

When I open Google Chrome (Stable version), I see the following dialog box: Your profile could not be opened correctly. Some features may be unavailable. Please check that the profile exists and ...
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Debian's ReportBug equivalent on Fedora/Gnome?

When I was using Debian, there was a tool called reportbug. Ironically, the tool itself was probably the buggiest program I have ever used. I was never, ever actually able to make a successful bug ...
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Internet Slow on Fedora 23

I am new to linux and decided to go with Fedora 23 on my new laptop, a Thinkpad T460s. I installed Fedora 23 and the wireless has been disappointing so far. My kernel version is ...
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“vmware-installer: command not found” when trying to uninstall VMware Player

I am using fedora 16` and I need to uninstall VMware Player and VMware Workstation. I tried this: [root@Feddy non-admin]# vmware-installer --uninstall-product vmware-player bash: vmware-installer: ...