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Fedora 23 password only showing 5 characters. Issues using su command

Today I installed Fedora 23, and once I finished I had no problems the SU command. I rebooted my VM and logged in, and it wont let me use the SU command. When I enter it, it asks for my password. So I ...
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How to stop Fedora 22 from eating up my traffic

I have installed Fedora 22 in VMWare 12. I noticed that whenever I start the virtual machine and log into Fedora, it starts eating up my traffic as monitored via Windows. I have no clue which process ...
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Fedora 23: “Unescaped left brace is deprecated” error in LaTeX

After updating from Fedora 22 to Fedora 23, I'm having trouble compiling anything with biblatex (biber as backend). Anything without biblatex compiles just fine, so I'm assuming it's something with ...
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mdadm - Creating RAID1 on LiveUSB does not persist when re-booting

I have three drives sda, sdb, and sdc: $ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 2.7T 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 1M 0 part ├─sda2 8:2 0 500M 0 part ├─sda3 ...
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Fedora 23 Wayland On Dell Latitude E7440 Issue

I have a brand new 2014 Dell Latitude E7440 Computer with Intel i7 CPU and 16 GB Of Ram (No Touch). It runs Windows 10 very well. I changed to the newest Fedora 23 and had problems running the live ...
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How do I clone a single drive onto a new RAID 1 array?

Here's a little background on the situation at hand. I have a DELL Precision T7600 at work that I'm responsible for maintaining, which just lost a hard-drive, thankfully just the /home directory was ...
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Passing a set of parameters to a program using a Bash variable

I'm trying to clean up my shell script by placing repeating parameters in a bash variable. The best approach I know is to put it in an array and pass it... but that doesn't seem to work. How can I ...
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Why can't Fedora start my (hard wired) network?

FYI: I've asked this on Superuser but not luck so I'm trying here. I'm not sure which it is more relevant to. I have a hard-wired Ethernet card/cable to my hub. I start Fedora 23 but there's no ...
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How to install Linux from live to normal on the same drive?

My PC has 2 HDs (sda, sdb) And I also have a 1TB hard drive which is connected by USB (sdc) I installed a live Linux distro (Fedora) on one of the partitions on sdc. It works nice but after I reboot ...
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WiFi active and connection ok, but no eth0 or wlan0

I'm on Fedora, and trying to find my local IP address, so I ran ifconfig -a and got back the following: lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING> mtu 65536 inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 ...
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How to disable useless “audit success” log entries in dmesg

Short version: How to disable audit messages (dmesg) on a Fedora system? A Fedora system keeps logging "audit: success" messages in dmesg - in such an extreme way that dmesg has become unusable ...
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Why does it hang after I upgrade from F22 to F23?

This is meant to be a self-answered question. Fedora 23 has just been released. I followed the system upgrade instructions from the wiki. sudo dnf update --refresh # reboot the computer sudo dnf ...
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New Fedora Install Hangs on Initrd Default Target

I am attempting to install Fedora 19 on a brand new system. Here is my HW. Intel Core i5-6500 6M Skylake GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z170X-Gaming 3 (rev. 1.0) LGA 1151 Intel Z170 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ...
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Install mysql workbench community on fedora 23

The mysql-workbench-community package is available for Fedora 22 in the official repos, but unfortunately not yet for Fedora 23. Trying to install the fc22 version results in mysql-workbench not ...
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Is there any way to repair fedora 20 with no internet connection and no installation cd? [closed]

When Fedora goes haywire and refuses to boot 100% properly, but you can access the single user CLI-only mode, is there a way to reinstall/repair what is already on the system when there's no network ...
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What does 'package-cleanup --problems' command actually do (Fedora 20)?

I tried using this command when I was experiencing some difficulties, and I thought by the man description that it would remove or repair the files, but it seems to simply list them? Is that the ...
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Local email delivery on Fedora [closed]

I would like to use Anacron which sends its output as local mail to my user account. Fedora does not install a MTA or MDA by default now as most people do not use that anyway and most programs just ...
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Awesome WM cannot be used with mouse after a while

I use plain Awesome WM on Fedora 22. After a while (perhaps connected to suspend/wakeup) I can still use mouse for the applications but Awesome WM does not react on mouse clicks any more. Restarting ...
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can't boot fedora live medium on my strange tablet

I can get it booting and can see the filling splash. However, my usb drive is attached through the tablet's OTG port which needs DWC3_XHCI to be on, which most kernels don't. Can I re-compile the ...
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Install all TeXLive documentation for installed packages

I have installed some subset of TeXLive on Fedora 22. None of the documentation packages got installed along the way. They are just called texlive-package-doc, which is easy. However, I would like to ...
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how to remove SELinux label?

I added the SELinux label svirt_sandbox_file_t to /home chcon -Rt svirt_sandbox_file_t /home The label is shown using: [user@localhost ~]$ ls -Z unconfined_u:object_r:svirt_sandbox_file_t:s0 ...
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Lock screen on suspend with Awesome WM

I currently use Fedora 22 with a plain Awesome WM session. I can lock the screen with say slock. There are ways to lock the screen on suspend with the system wide instance of systemd, see this ...
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How to change the resolution on screen at Startup in Fedora?

I have just installed Fedora 22 and am new to the Linux environment. My problem is this, at startup the GPU doesn't seem to auto detect the resolution of my monitor. xrandr --newmode ...
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Live OS freezes while copying files

I was trying to backup many files (~10,000) from a hard drive on an OS-less notebook to an external 500 GB HDD, so I booted up the Fedora 22 Live XFCE spin using a USB, started the copy and after 5 ...
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Shutdown script doesn't execute in KDE

I'm running KDE 4.14.11 on a Fedora 21 machine. I used KDE's GUI-based setting under "Startup and Shutdown" to setup a script to execute every time I shutdown: The script, hello.sh, looks like ...
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Connecting to wifi network from Fedora 22 Server

I've installed fedora 22 server from a DVD and in the setup I could connect to wifi network and apparently did so. However, on reboot, the server is not connected to the wifi network. I've also tried ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut to switch on certain language on Fedora

I am using Fedora OS. I need to set up the custom keyboard shortcut to switch keyboard to certain language. I. e. right Shift to English and left Shift to Russian. Fedora keyboard settings allows only ...
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how to create a on-demand rpm mirror

i would like to create a rpm repository for fedora packages on my local network. due to storage limitations i want the repository to be empty initially and download packages once they are accessed. ...
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Installing xSwipe

I'm running latest Fedora, and I'm trying to compile xSwipe, but i seem to get an error: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded? i followed the guide here ...
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How to customize Shorewall firewall logs

I am using Fedora 13 machine with shorewall installed. shorewall 4.6.6-RC1 iptables v1.4.7 Below is log format by shorewall: Oct 23 05:28:17 localhost kernel: shorewall:LAN-LAN:ACCEPT:IN= OUT=lo ...
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systemctl hibernate - crash on execution

systemctl hibernate or anything similar (i.e. suspend and hybrid-sleep) crashes the PC on invocation. When called, it first correctly executes all scripts in system-sleep and then logs out any ...
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How to ping two VMs running on different Host.?

I have two physical machine A and B (Fedora 22 everywhere). VM 'a' is running on host 'A'. VM 'b' is running on host 'B'. I want to ping VM 'a' from VM 'b' and vice-versa.
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configure: error: Package requirements were not met. But i have already installed those packages in my system

[root@localhost rpm-ostree]# ./configure checking for library containing rpmsqSetInterruptSafety... no checking for PKGDEP_GIO_UNIX... yes checking for PKGDEP_RPMOSTREE... no configure: error: ...
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USB Redirection with libvirt/virt-manager stopped working after upgrade f21->f22

I performed an upgrade from fedora 21 to fedora 22 today. I used FedUp and followed the instructions at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedUp Afterwards I installed fedy and activated some tweaks ...
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Removing the rescue image from /boot on fedora

I am trying to upgrade my fedora system (21 → 22) using fedup. I removed all old kernels using package-cleanup but fedup still needs 2MB more on /boot. These are the files in /boot: -rw-r--r--. 1 ...
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does dos based laptop works fine with linux distro [closed]

Which laptop is most compatible with Linux? i checked this link but i need to know something else as below: i need to purchase a laptop which will support linux fully when i will install say fedora ...
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How to fix a very broken grub?

I have a very broken Fedora 22 install. Everything was working absolutely fine until I decided to dual boot F22 and Linux Mint MATE. I had Fedora installed on an SSD, and I installed LM on a ...
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Lenovo 3 and setting up wi-fi offline Fedora version 22

Can't seem to get the Wi-Fi to work. I'm rather new to Linux. $ lspci | grep -i broadcom 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) $ uname ...
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how to select a budget laptop for linux say fedora /ubuntu [duplicate]

i need to purchase a laptop which will support linux fully. my question:->what points should i consider laptop for linux before buying it say should it come with os /no os/specific os as i will ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 and Wi-Fi on Fedora

Can't seem to get the Wi-Fi to work. I'm rather new to Linux. $ lspci | grep -i broadcom 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) $ uname ...
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Eclipse Mars + Fedora 20 + KDE = black-on-black tooltips

So, I'm using a system with Fedora 20 installed, running a KDE 4.14.7 desktop. (I don't have root access so please no complaints about why I don't just upgrade my distro.) I'm just installed Eclipse ...
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How to backup and restore to different hardware in Linux? [duplicate]

I am running Fedora 22 on a Dell Laptop. I plan on migrating to a desktop soon which will also run Fedora 22. What is the best way to go about backing up and restoring my laptop configuration to the ...
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Downgrade from Fedora Rawhide to Beta

Currently I running Fedora Rawhide. I don't clearly understand how it happened but I tried update Fedora 22 to beta (Gnome 3.18 is so sweet thing for me). Is it safe to downgrade to beta version? I ...
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kmod-VirtualBox version mismatch in Fedora 22

I have VirtualBox 5 installed and working in Fedora for some 5-6 weeks with no problems after following this guide. However after I ran a dnf update yesterday it stopped working. VirtualBox itself ...
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One (and only one) program refuses to open

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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Fedora 22 instalation

I have created the live image on my USB. I tried to install the sysem but I could not. I have one hard drive (1 TB). So far I have Windows 7 installed on it. I separated one partition for Fedora ...
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Fedora 23 beta guest won't install VBox Guest Xorg drivers because X server version is a prerelease

I have tried everything I can think of. I've tried RPM Fusion, I've tried using the ISO, but both don't work. I have tried changing the stuff in the .run file, but the md5sum fails. I have tried ...
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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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Java plugin crashing in Firefox - Fedora 20

I have been wrestling with this for over a day now. I have a Fedora 20 physical system running Firefox 38.0.5. When I go to the java site to verify my version I get an error saying "The Java plugin ...
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How to install package on fedora under live session?

I accidentally uninstalled gnome from my fedora installation and now I got only terminal when I switch my computer on. Moreover, my WiFi card is damaged and I can't get it correctly configured. But ...