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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: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/...
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How to set up NAT on the host for virtual machines in Fedora 23 with Firewalld, in order to make them visible to other devices on the network?

Host: Fedora 23 Guest: CentOS 7.0 KVM/QEMU Here is what I am trying to do. Set up NAT on the host system (Fedora 23) so that the guest (CentOS 7.0) would be visible from outside (by other devices ...
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Fedora 21 texstudio fails with symbol lookup error

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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HP DisplayPort Dual Monitor Setup with Fedora

I have two HDMI monitors coming out of a DisplayPort adapter with dual HDMI outputs. Right now they are cloned, but I want to extend the desktop instead of clone. How do I do that? The output of ...
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Fedora doesn't start X on boot

Since a few months I have been facing a problem with Fedora 15. Whenever I start my system, the command prompt is displayed instead of the GUI login. I need to provide a username and password from the ...
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Cups “add printer” page returns forbidden on web interface

Cups "add printer" page returns forbidden on Web Interface on http://localhost:631/admin I tried adding my main user to "lp" and restarting, but no change. I also tried setting at the top of the cups....
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Grub 2 os prober for windows 8

I try to use dual boot with fedora 20 and windows 8. I install first windows and then fedora. And grub dedectet automatic my windows. So the default \etc\grub.d\30_os-prober for windows is this: ...
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Working dual boot system screwed up after booting from an external drive?

I have had a working dual booting fedora (23) and Windows 10 system (for quite a while). I was tinkering with an old computer and was using the above system to update a 32 bit Ubuntu system on a ...
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Pairing Bose QC 35 over Bluetooth on Fedora

I am running Fedora 24 with Gnome Shell. I try to pair my new Bose QuietComfort 35 over Bluetooth. I started using the Gnome interface. Unfortunately, the connection seems not to hold. It appears as ...
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Proper way to use repository-packages

My task is "find set of installed packages that belong to a repository". I try to do: sudo dnf repository-packages REPO info installed So I can determine if I need to disable it or not. But ...
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Bash completion extra space when adding file directory

I have a script for extending bash-completion for certain commands. If I type command1 and do a tab, it should auto-complete with a file directory (and the files). It works fine expect for one ...
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How to ''jail'' a java program via chroot? (Fedora 23)

I recently created a MineCraft server in Fedora 23, and faced with problem "What if bad guys want to find really important files in my computer? I have to protect my files!" My jar is in /home/ ...
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Install another gcc version

I'm trying to compile NVIDIA CUDA on a Fedora 24 Workstation. I'm using CUDA version 7.5 and when I try to compile it I get this method: gcc versions later than 4.9 are not supported! I have ...
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Fedora 20 rescue mode from USB stick

I have a Fedora 20 KDE on a 512 mini SSD disk. Yesterday I unfortunately downloaded many rar-files into my /root partition and ran this command afterwards: unrar x *.rar. So what happened? My PC got ...
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Install packages into encrypted partition in kickstart?

I've followed this blog post which details how to create a luks encrypted partition in a kickstart which works great to encrypt a partition. The partition I'm attempting to encrypt should be mounted ...
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Is it possible to p2v a standalone linux system for VMware workstation?

I have a Linux (Fedora 23) box which has among other things VMware workstation installed. I'd like to create a virtual clone of the physical Linux box, so I can run it in VMware workstation in order ...
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remove Cinnamon Desktop replace with MATE

I'm guessing this is something simple I'm missing because nobody else seems to have this problem I just installed fedora 20 which installs cinnamon desktop (I believe) and want to use MATE because ...
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Tried to install Nvidia drivers, now I can only boot to tty [duplicate]

I'm on Fedora 23. I followed this guide and got all the way up to the "2.7 Reboot to runlevel 3" step. I did that step then rebooted and now I can only boot into tty. I tried to continue on with ...
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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: ...
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How do I set Gnome as default DE if I am already using Cinnamon?

I think (let's be clear maybe I am complete wrong) I have installed Gnome by running the following command: yum groupinstall "GNOME" Now I want to get rid of Cinammon and use Gnome by default but I ...
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Can't pin Gnome Terminal to plank in Fedora

I just installed plank in Fedora 24. Normally, we can pin an item to the dock by right clicking and selecting Keep in Dock. For other applications I can do this. But for the gnome terminal, I won't ...
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Does repo's Nvidia disable Nouveau

Yes, it has many Q&A about the Nouveau x Nvidia drivers concerning Fedora 24. However, I didn't find one detail I need to know. I entered the guide to look for, As nouveau is enabled by ...
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Problem runing vmPlayer on fedora 21

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 show an error. and the vmware-...
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Cannot access to localhost with 127.0.0.1

When I type 127.0.0.1 in address bar of browser, I get the following result: Not Found The requested URL / was not found on this server. Apache/2.2.22 (Fedora) Server at 127.0.0.1 Port 80 What ...
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Exit from Gnome using systemd [duplicate]

I was told today that traditional way to exit from GUI, using init 3 is obsolete in Fedora and I better use systemd instead. How do I?
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Where does Chrome gets its list of certificate authorities from?

On Fedora, I'm talking about the list displayed when you go to settings > manage certificates > authorities tab. I've read that it should be in the NSS shared DB, but this command returns an empty ...
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Apache2 home directory on Fedora

I want to serve docs on my dev server from my home directory. This is a private laptop, so I'm not really concerned with security as far as you are with most servers / web hosting situations. The ...
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What is Fedora's equivalent of 'apt-get purge'?

In Debian, there's at least two ways to delete a package: apt-get remove pkgname apt-get purge pkgname The first preserves system-wide config files (i.e. those found in "/etc"), while the second ...
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How do I get systemd to start my ZFS mount script before doing anything else?

Right now I'm using zfsonlinux on Fedora 19, and it works excellently. Mounting works at bootup as planned using the initscript (included with zfs) that systemd calls, but there's a pretty significant ...
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Can't start vsftpd on Fedora

I have installed vsftpd on my new Eee pc with Fedora 18: sudo yum install vsftpd How is it? : systemctl is-active vsftpd.service and got failed Then systemctl status vsftpd.service got ...
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Bad resolution on second monitor Fedora 24

I have a 32" TV and I want to use it as a secondary monitor. I've been following this guide on how to change the resolution using xorg.conf. I created three files inside /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/: ...
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xfce4-notifyd Not Showing Volume Change Notification on Fedora 22

I am using xfce4 on Fedora 22. I am able to use my volume keys to change the volume and use my mute key with no issue. However, no notification is showing on the desktop indicating volume change. ...
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Access MTP (SD Card & Internal Card) device from command line in Fedora 23

I need to access a MTP device (Samsung Phone connected trough USB) from the command line. I have listed the connected devices using lsusb and this is the output: # lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 413c:...
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Is Fedora Cloud appropriate for testing Linux apps in a virtual machine?

I am looking to test a Linux app on Fedora. The website for Fedora notes that there are three versions available: Workstation, Server, and Cloud. While I understand that Workstation will definitely ...
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Apache won't start on Fedora 15

I can't get Apache to start on Fedora 15. I downloaded a project into /var/www/html and changed myself to the owner (recursively), though I don't think I changed any SELinux contexts or anything like ...
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Cannot stop autofs on FC19

I'd like to temporarily disable autofs on my fedora 19 x86 install. I would like to insert USB drives without them auto-mounting. Typing: service autofs stop Returns: Redirecting to /bin/systemctl ...
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Fedora 24 - Asus c300 no audio

I have installed Fedora 24 XFCE 64 on my Asus c300 here is my Alsa stuff http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=b1a rpm -qa 'alsa' alsa-utils-1.1.1-1.fc24.x86_64 alsa-ucm-1.1.1-1.fc24.x86_64 alsa-...
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Prevent monitors from going to sleep in lock screen on GNOME

I have two monitors running on my Fedora 22 machine, however due to this bug sometimes the second monitor will not wake up after the computer goes to sleep, requiring me to unplug the DisplayPort ...
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Assigning static IP address using nmcli

So I'm trying to give a VM a static IP address, this case has been particularly stubborn. The VM is running on a ESXi cluster with its own public IP range. I had it (sorta) working with an IPv4 ...
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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 http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26390895/why-isnt-pip-updating-my-numpy-and-...
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how to add a loop device on fedora 23 with losetup?

in an attempt to access a truecrypt container, I stumbled about the prerequisite of setting up a loop device... ncoghlan suggested in an earlier answer When you run it as root, losetup -f will ...
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Installed Linux, now Windows doesn't boot anymore

I had a working Windows 8.1 which I used regularly. Today I needed Linux, so I chose Ubuntu and installed it from a bootable flash drive alongside Windows. Everything worked well, I could choose which ...
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clang-tidy install

I have clang installed from packages on both Ubuntu 14.07, Centos 7 and Fedoara 22. I would like to use clang-tidy but can neither find a package nor how to install it without installing clang from ...
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System upgrade conflicts

I'm getting a lot of conflicts when upgrading system. I can't remove these packages because many important packages depend on it. I really am not sure what to do now.
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Mouse wheel disabled into LibreOffice 5 on Fedora 24 KDE

I just installed Fedora 24 with KDE and 4.5.7 linux kernel on my Asus N750JV laptop but it seems I can't use my mouse wheel into LibreOffice application only. But the mouse wheel works great with ...
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accidentally deleted yum.repos.d/ fedora 24

I accidentally ran this command: sudo rm -r /etc/yum.repos.d/ How do I recover the contents of this folder / find out what they were ?
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Custom Linux log in prompt and system health check

I am looking for an existing tool or direction on creating a custom login terminal and system health-check scripts when booting/logging into my linux machine. Upon opening or closing the laptop much ...
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Can't boot Fedora from Kali's Grub

I've had Windows 10 and Fedora 24 installed, dual-booting, and it has been fine, but I just installed Kali in the remaining 200 GB, and the bootloader it installed can't boot Fedora. If I go into my ...
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Fedora 23 Freezes after login

Fedora is my first Linux-based OS I've ever installed and everything seemed to be going well until I tried to log in. I enter my credentials and the login disappears leaving only the background image ...
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How can I disable my touchpad/prevent accidental clicking while typing on Fedora 24?

My problem is this: While I'm typing on my XPS13 9350, it often happens that I touch the touchpad with my palm, causing the cursor to jump around and therefore I'm typing in the wrong place from then ...