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Fedora UI Themes

I have recently installed fedora 23. Then I decided to change the UI theme.I have installed gnome-tweak-tool, installed User Theme Extention. Also I see that there are many themes in /usr/share/themes ...
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Fedora/OSX Dual boot

I have been getting my mac ready to dual boot with Fedora. But when I get to the fedora set up, it only lists my Mac hard drive, not the partition I have created. My Partition: ...
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How to add WiFi connections to old Fedora in command line

The issue in this question is a duplicate of the following: How do I use NMCLI to create a Wifi connection & connect to SSID over WPA? However, the solution suggested to that question does not ...
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Bluetooth not working (No Adapters Available) in fedora-22(KDE)

I have installed fedora22 KDE on my HP15 ac082-TX notebook, and I found that bluetooth is not working. When I enable bluetooth, it shows 'No Adapters Available'. Is there any way to install bluetooth ...
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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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Reference manuals for network configuration on Fedora/CentOS/RHEL?

Every time I need to configure a network interface on Fedora/CentOS/RHEL I need to access its online documentation to check which configs and values I should use in the ...
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How to set user account picture in fedora-22(KDE)

I am using fedora since 2 weeks and facing a problem with user account picture. I have checked in 'System Setting' but there is no option for this. I have also updated the system. Can I set account ...
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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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RPM Package naming

I am using Fedora's Copr service to build a package with Non Numeric Release according to specifications at Packaging: Naming Guidelines. Right now there are two successfully build packages: ...
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Using VNC without unlocking the lock screen locally

Currently I use VNC to connect to a virtual desktop on my Fedora workstation, which for the most part works fine. But ideally I'd like to connect to my active session on the workstation and access ...
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Fedora wifi not authenticating

The wifi i need to connect to uses mac authentication. I have dual booted windows and fedora 22. The windows partition connects to the wifi just fine, but fedora doesn't want to connect at all. The ...
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Install mysql-workbench in fedora 21

I already install mysql-workbench in fedora 21 from rpm: yum localinstall mysql-workbench-community-6.3.5-1.fc21.x86_64.rpm But when I tried to launch apps by command: /usr/bin/mysql-workbench ...
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Ubuntu is not listed on the GRUB

I installed Fedora23 on a GPT partition(also chose LVM option). There is no option now for Ubuntu on the GRUB list when I boot normally (without interfering). However, if I hit F9 on bootup and go ...
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Building Apache hadoop on fedora 22 - Could not resolve 'archive.ubuntu.com'

I've having an issue with building apache hadoop by Docker 1.9.1 on my fedora 22. I'm getting the following output when executing ./start-build-env.sh for building environment for apache hadoop. ...
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How do I enable choosing all of my installed desktop environments on Fedora 23?

I installed Fedora 23 with GNOME. Then, I used the command sudo dnf install @mate-desktop @kde-desktop @xfce-desktop @lxde-desktop @cinnamon-desktopto install MATE, KDE, XFCE, LXDE, and Cinnamon. ...
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How to install mac-like global menu feature in Fedora 23 XFCE spin?

Having spent quite a time using XUbuntu I have got a little bit addicted to its Mac-like global menu. How do I install it in Fedora? I have tried looking through the list of packages with names ...
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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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Is it safe to interrupt an upgrade process from Fedora 22 to 23 using dnf?

I'm upgrading from Fedora 22 to 23 right now, using dnf. There is a guide on fedoraproject.org how to basically do that: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DNF_system_upgrade The system has now ...
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Configure Snapper/snapshots on Fedora 23

I am getting an error while trying to configure snapper on F23. My root partition is btrfs, and I have installed the snapper package. The error is occurring when I initially try to create the default ...
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Network Simulator in fedora - tools/ranvar.cc:219:70: error: how to solve this error

I'm trying to build and install NS-allinone 2.34 on Fedora 23. During the build process I'm getting the following error: tools/ranvar.cc: In member function ‘virtual double ...
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What can I do to fix a “could not resolve host: mirrors.fedoraproject.org” when applying system updates?

This is now the second day of getting this error message when I attempt to download and install system updates. There are 25 updates, including an OS update, waiting to be installed. Detailed ...
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Why is my (thunderbolt connected) monitor not detected in Fedora 23

I have a Dell XPS13 whose Philips UltraWide monitor connected is via a Thunderbolt 3/USB-C connection. As no monitor other than Apple monitors support this new fangled connection, I have an external ...
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Ngrep strange behaviour

I have a very odd problem. I'm using Fedora (with KDE), and I need ngrep for checking the data sent which is transfered through a specific port... The strange part is that when my terminal (more ...
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How to extract packages from Fedora live CD?

I wanted to install the lxde desktop environment from the Fedora spin live CD on my virtual machine. Initially I tried to set up the local repo. YUM is able to find the local repo but it's not able to ...
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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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How to make a TP-LINK TL-WN321G wireless card work? (Sugar on a Stick, Fedora 23)

I am trying to connect to the WiFi using my TP-LINK TL-WN321G wireless card. After some research on the Internet I've found out that it might not be the case of a missing driver, since there is a ...
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ssh ignores ssh-agent

I'm using a new system and ssh is ignoring my ssh-agent. Note I've been doing this for years elsewhere, it is not a new thing I am confused about. With bash: > echo $SSH_AGENT_PID 1234 > echo ...
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No sound right after watching videos / using voice IP

I have a very annoying problem on my computer that I'm unable to solve. I had the same issue in two distributions, first in Ubuntu and now in Fedora. My computer used to work fine with Ubuntu, but ...
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Where is the actual executable of LiveUSB-Creator located on Fedora?

I don't really know how to phrase this question any better, so let's go with an example: I installed liveusb-creator on my Fedora a while ago and I wonder where the files it executes are located. I ...
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What (type of) partition is needed to install Fedora alongside Windows

I've been trying to install Fedora on my laptop since ... last night. I tried the instructions from this page. But I got an error saying local variable 'e' was referenced before... ( my memory ...
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How to run a script at startup before networking is enabled?

I have a system that I use to test some programs doing non-IP networking protocols on various operating systems in virtual machines. The host is Fedora Linux. Because the networking is non-IP, the VMs ...
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How to use edk2 with gcc 5.1.1

I need to use all of edk2 (on fedora23), so I tried to build gcc 4.4.7 but the instructions didn't work. Is it possible to use gcc 5.1.1? If so, what do I set the TOOL_CHAIN_TAG as in conf/target.txt? ...
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How to remove the return code from the terminal prompt in Sugar on a Stick?

I am using Sugar on a Stick (Fedora 23) 0.106 for i686 as a distro. Here's the link to the website of this distro: https://sugarlabs.org When I use the terminal I get a very weird behaviour. For ...
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How to add more virtual desktops to fedora mate?

The Fedora (23) Mate comes with 4 desktops. How can I add more desktops? The manual says "right click on the desktop switcher applet -> settings. and change the amount of available deskops." There is ...
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Background service to play CDs without being logged in

Before I reinvent wheel, is there currently a background service that can detect when a CD is inserted and if it is an audio CD, mount it and execute a command to play it without being logged in. ...
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How to compile fglrx drivers with gcc4.9 on Fedora 23?

There is a know issue with fglrx drivers and kernel 4.2.x. I found that there is a temporary solution is to compile driver with gcc4.9, but I don't know how to do that. I have fresh Fedora 23 ...
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Fedora 23: Changing from Plasma to MATE

I am running Fedora 23 with Plasma desktop env. I just installed MATE using the command: dnf install mate-desktop but in the login screen I can't see "MATE" as an option for desktop env. I only see ...
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Remote folder access on Linux

In my school I have a fedora system running without root rights. At home I have a pc with root rights. Because the memory on school's fedora is for me not enough and I want to share some things ...
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Fedora 8 system resets during boot

After a recent power failure, my Fedora linux system resets during the boot process and then boots again. It does not appear to be a kernel panic (no panic messages on the console) or an orderly ...
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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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The computer powered off while it was sleeping and now Fedora does not provide power options

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14D which has been quite happily running Fedora 21/22 KDE spin. However, recently, while the laptop was asleep, the battery came loose which powered off the machine ...
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X broken after upgrade to Fedora 23

I recently upgraded from Fedora 22 to 23 via the dnf plugin, and everything else works fine except for graphics. The fglrx module appears to load okay, but the X server crashes when it tries to open ...
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How can i view shell optin?

I want to use set - in fedora21. When i am writing this command in terminal but no happens( do not show the list of shell option), but i want to view the list of shell option. I want to use the ...
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Fedora broadband/DSL connection set up

I've just installed fedora 22 gnome but don't find any way to set up broadband/ DSL wired connection. how can I set up broadband /DSL in fedora 22?
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Chromium repository on Fedora 23

I want to install Chromium on Fedora 23. To my knowledge, there are two available copr repositories: https://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/spot/chromium/ ...
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Fedora 23, how avoid ctrl+shift layout switch with another ctrl+shift hotkeys?

If I try to select words in a text editor with Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right, or try to copy text from a terminal with Ctrl+Shift+c, it doesn't work. How can I fix this? I use KDE.
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How to make Linux Fedora stop updating VirtualBox with OS updates

When my computer updates Fedora, among others, it tries to update VirtualBox. But for some reason, it can't access the repository in VirtualBox.org and so it cannot update my OS. How do I make ...
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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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F23 freezes constantly

F23 freezes constantly and randomly after I upgraded from F22. It even freezes during install. I don't know whether it is the kernel (happens less often with kernel 4.0) drivers [Intel bay trail ...
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Fedora 23 KVM and VLAN tagging

I have a server with a single physical NIC which runs the host as well as one KVM based Linux VM. I need to figure out how to configure the following on the host system: The host needs an interface ...