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Hard drive spins down & back up again every 10 seconds; no access shown in `fatrace`

I'm running Fedora 23 on a low-power hard drive[*]. I can hear the hard drive clicking or spinning down & then back up, approximately every 10 seconds. (And the activity LED flashing). If I log ...
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Why this strange sorting of dnf package result list?

This might be the most useless question of the decade; however, it intrigued me, so I thought it might be worth sharing. According to the manpage, dnf search <something> orders the list of ...
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Error installing @kde-desktop package in fedora 23

Whenever i try to either install the @kde-desktop or update fedora 23 OS i get this error, any guidance would be appreciated. You can remove cached packages by executing 'dnf clean packages'. Error: ...
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Which services can be disabled on Fedora 14?

Following is the output of $chkconfig | grep 5:on on my laptop running Fedora 14. NetworkManager 0:off 1:off 2:on 3:on 4:on 5:on 6:off acpid 0:off 1:off 2:on 3:on ...
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Installed OS on EFI system crashes on grub shell

I have installed an el6 based custom OS on an e-mmc drive. This machine doesn't have legacy boot mode, only EFI. The installed OS has grub-0.97-77.el6.x86_64.rpm. Using a rescue disk I can see that ...
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Fedora LiveUSB/Installer : trying to boot with UEFI yields the message : “Use the”

I'm trying to install Fedora 23, I made a LiveUSB using Rufus (image USB). Problem is that when I try to boot using UEFI I have a black UEFI screen and in the bottom left there is the message : "Use ...
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Where is the wireless configuration on Fedora 23?

I am entirely new to Linux as I just installed the dual boot of Windows 10 and Fedora. And the problem I ran into is that in the network setting, there is no option for WiFi? I did intensive Google ...
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Regarding .gvfs not letting delete a user's home directory

I am using Fedora 9. I removed the user using userdel -r command. The user is removed, but the home directory still remains. When I tried to remove the home directory (rm -rf /home/user/), I get the ...
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Chopped fullscreen videos

I have just bought a new AMD A10 7850k CPU and running Fedora 23 on it. Even SD avi, mp4 videos are lagging during fullscreen playback. Configuration is as follows Processor - AMD A10 7850k CPU ...
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No /dev/mmcblk0 during boot

I am trying to install CentOS-6 on an eMMC drive. Since the supported 2.6.xx kernel from CentOS-6 doesn't support mmc, I compiled a newer kernel (4.2.6) which has updated mmc drivers. I tried booting ...
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Create keyboard layout where capslock is control

I prefer to have capslock as control. On startup of my session I perform setxkbmap -layout us -variant altgr-intl -option compose:menu,ctrl:nocaps which does that for me. On every suspend this ...
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Can't boot to fedora without restart

I have a laptob with both SSD and HDD drives. I made a clean install of windows 10 to the ssd, and used HDD to locate user folder. After that, I made a clean of Fedora, using /boot/efi, /usr and / ...
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A stop job is running for LVM

I use full disk encryption which uses an LVM. It uses like this in lsblk: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda ...
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Investigate an unwanted shutdown over the weekend

This morning my machine running Fedora 22 was in a state of shutdown showing, IIRC, something like the following, in fullscreen white on black terminal: [Rebooting] ... System halted. After holding ...
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How to disable systemctl unit?

I have a home.mount unit that mounts my home directory to a partition different than what I wish. Things I have tried: Using fstab to override it. However, fstab does not mount /home unless I type ...
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How do I control what's mounted at Linux startup?

This might sound like, an "Edit /etc/fstab" answer. My fstab has the SD card mounted to /home directory. However, when I start the computer, the home directory ends up on the same partition as my / ...
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grub2-mkconfig doesn't show Windows

After recently having installed Fedora on the same HDD as Windows, Boot manager no longer shows up in Grub2. When trying to repair what I've done by running grub2-mkconfig, it doesn't find Windows. ...
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How to find unallocated disk partition with parted or another tool?

I'm using Fedora server and I have an unused partition on /dev/sda. How can I find it with parted or another command? I can only list mounted and used partitions.
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gstreamer dependencies in HandBrake on fedora

I'm running HandBrake on Fedora 23. The "show preview" feature is not able to actually play video, raising two popups: "Missing GStreamer plugin: MPEG-4 AAC Decoder" and "Missing GStreamer plugin: ...
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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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dnf - how to show which mirror url has been chosen?

Below is the part of bash log, the full log can be achieved at https://gist.github.com/limkokhole/f2a423112aa005f10862: [xiaobai@xiaobai hello]$ dnf --verbose download --source readline cachedir: ...
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How to install Touchégg on Fedora 20

How do I install Touchégg on Fedora 20? https://code.google.com/p/touchegg/wiki/CompileSourceCode seems to be written for Ubuntu (Debian) systems, which makes me confused; 1 - Download and unzip ...
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How to enable Plasma/KDE automatic restart upon freeze?

I used OpenSuse for several years now. One of the things I utmost liked with this distribution was the way Plasma/KDE issues where handled: from time to time it may happens that the panel briefly ...
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Fedora 23 audio recording

I'm getting this error when I tried to record an audio using a python program. Also the same ALSA error occur when I tried running kwave. I'm using Fedora 23. And my laptop is HP pavilion n15-201ax ...
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redhat vs debian/ubuntu system architecture (& not deb vs rpm)?

What are the key areas (except package management) where Fedora/RHEL/CentOS differ from Debian/Ubuntu Linux systems? I'm asking this from a newbie's perspective to the Linux admin world so that I can ...
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Removing KDE from Fedora21, groupremove not working

I am trying to remove KDE from my Fedora 21 installation in favor of XFCE. I have tried a few different commands and neither of them work. #yum groupremove "KDE Plasma Workspaces" and also #yum ...
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How to install nvidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 23?

Fedora 23 tend to freeze with the nouveau display drivers with my Geforce GT240. I already solved this issue on Ubuntu by installing the proprietary drivers with the Driver Manager. Is there something ...
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Identifying disk drives during RHEL/CentOS/Fedora Installation

What steps are followed in order to identify a connected disk drive during Linux installation ? I am interested RHEL/CentOS/Fedora procedures. Is it entirely depends on the Kernel package and drivers ...
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mysql-workbench error while loading shared libraries (libzip.so.2)

I'm trying to use mysql-workbench on my Fedora 23 machine but it fails. When I try to start it, I get the following message: [daniele@localhost ~]$ mysql-workbench ...
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Fedora 23 legacy BIOS dual boot installation

I recently bought a computer Lenovo z40-70, installed Windows 10 on it. But I'd much rather make a partition for coding with Fedora, I decided to install Fedora 23 in order to try out the new ...
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Failed to start couchbase-server.service: Unit couchbase-server.service failed to load

When I run this command to install Couchbase Server sudo rpm --install couchbase-server-community-4.0.0.centos7.x86_64.rpm in my Fedora 22, I got an error below: Starting couchbase-server (via ...
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On-screen keyboard does not appear on screen upon focus of input in browser

I am using Fedora 21. I have activated on-screen keyboard using the universal access. I cannot get the on screen keyboard to appear when working on browser, office calc and directory. The only time it ...
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Fedora custom uefi install

I would like to install Fedora workstation into a multi-boot system. I have Windows and Ubuntu dual booting. In the Fedora installation dialog, I am selecting the existing ubuntu /boot/efi (/dev/sde) ...
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Rpmbuild: Adding git hash to release

I need a build of sql relay to show that it's version is 0.64.0.2 or add in the git hash of the patch that it pulls when built. I know that this is a bizarre request and must be simple, but I can't ...
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Emergency mode on Fedora 21 - mcelog

My Fedora 21 system boots directly into the emergency mode. There is the errormessage: unable to init device /dev/mcelog (rc -5) it says try: systemctl default to boot to default mode. this works. ...
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Vagrant libvirt provider on Fedora 23

I need to install libvirt Vagrant plugin but it fails with the following error: $ vagrant plugin install libvirt The plugin(s) can't be installed due to the version conflicts below. This means that ...
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fedora 23 sleep mode mobile broadband not working

Recently installed fedora 23 workstation 64-bit. Every thing was working fine before it went to sleep/suspend mode. Afterwards, when I tried connecting my mobile broadband, it didn't got connected and ...
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How to install/update only a particular package in Fedora from a repo?

Recently I added an unofficial 3rd party repo to my Fedora 23 install. Basically I am interested in the simplescreenrecorder package that this repo provides since it is not available in the official ...
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Fedora 23 how to install driver for BCM43142 802.11?

I recently switched to Linux from Mac, and I am having a hard time getting the wireless to work on Fedora 23. I read many threads regarding this problem but none of them worked for me. I tried things ...
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Fedora 20 boots in emergency mode

After reformatting a disk that I think had nothing to do with the Fedora installation, it now boots always in emergency mode, no matter what "Fedora" option I choose in the bootloader My disk ...
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My Fedora 22 unable to discover wifi networks?

It worked fine till yesterday all of sudden it is unable discover nearby access points.Even I tried to connect to manually it didn't work lspci | grep BCM 07:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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WLAN not working on Fedora22, Broadcom BCM4352

I've seen this quite a bit on some forums, none of the presented solutions have worked for me. Here are the outputs for running the following commands in terminal: uname -r 4.1.7-200.fc22.x86_64 ...
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Keyboard backlight is very dim

I have a Samsung Series 9 running Fedora. It has a backlit keyboard but even at the maximum setting, keys are not readable. The functions keys controlling the level are working, the OSD indicator ...
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Gnome 3 - custom keyboard shortcut to run command as root?

My keyboard backlight function keys don't seem to work, so I've written a script to change the keyboard brightness, which must be run as root. It is invoked like so... sudo /usr/bin/local/backlight ...
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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 ...
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Postpone unimportant OS updates on Fedora (dnf)

I have installed the package texlive-scheme-full. Occasionally, when I perform OS updates (via dnf update) I need to update n > 5000 packages. This sometimes takes about half an hour or longer and ...
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Setup keyboard and touchpad to a X230 Thinkpad on Fedora 23

I started today to use Fedora 23, before I used Ubuntu and configured my keyboard and touchpad easily, but now it´s hard. My keyboard layout is brazilian. Thanks.
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Python imports working for root, but not specific user

I'm trying to run a python script through a user account, call it myuser. I want to be able to execute the dropbox.py script without logging into or su'ing into root. The program works perfectly when ...
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Booting problem after trying to dual boot fedora 23 and windows 8.1 [SOLVED]

I tried to install fedora 23 on dual-boot with an usb stick today, I followed this video tutorial : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOP_FtP1e9U I'm in UEFI mode, so I installed fedora and everything ...
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Why doesn't my systemd user unit start at boot?

I'm trying to create a systemd user unit and have it start when the system boots. The service does start manually, however it does not start at boot. From searching the Internet I learned that in ...