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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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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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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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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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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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Upgrading Fedora 22 to 23 failed. Now using Fedora 24

I tried upgradinfg Fedora 22 to Fedora 23 using this guide However things have failed and it seems I am still on Fedora 22. However the system thinks it is running Fedora 24 $ cat /etc/*-release ...
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How to replicate installed package selection from one Fedora instance to another?

I have a Fedora system (A) where I have installed some packages over the time. Now I want to install Fedora on another computer (B) and I want to install the same packages on it. In Debian terms I ...
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Installing slime and emacs

I'm trying to install SLIME on Fedora 17 so that I can do some lisp. Here is what I downloaded: http://www.common-lisp.net/project/slime/#downloading The CVS Snapshot link. I have a .emacs file: ...
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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 21 akmods.service long boot time

I updated from 20 to 21 today and while booting into 21 I noticed the boot time being really long. The result of systemd-analyze blame: http://pastie.org/9794252 systemctl status akmods.service: ● ...
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How can I get a list of login attempts with journalctl?

According to the systemd docs, journalctl is recommended for browsing logs, rather than the /var/log/* file tree. While man 1 journalctl describes how to use it, I still don't know what arguments it ...
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Adding certificates to trusted CA on Fedora

I'm trying to setup anyconnect from Cisco on a Fedora 19 machine. I have received some certificates from the organization running the VPN, but there are several layers between me and their IT people ...
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Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/20/i386

I installed Fedora 20 using the liveOS. While taking the updates I am getting the following result: [root@localhost bioinfo]# yum update Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit Error: Cannot ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to set DNS resolver in Fedora using network-manager?

I want to try out Google public DNS. For this I need to change the nameserver address. I know it's in the file /etc/resolv.conf, but whenever I start network-manager, it overwrites the values in that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to remove mysql-server on Fedora 23

I'm trying to do : sudo dnf remove mysql mysql-server The process is getting stuck at : Dependencies resolved. ...
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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 16 Yakuake keybinding failure ( retracts but will not dropdown )

On fedora 16 I've installed yakuake, and when I hit F12 ( default keybind ) the terminal retracts, but on hitting F12 again it won't deploy down. Does anyone have a thought as to why F12 isn't being ...
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Should I be concerned with the error xauth: /home/user/.serverauth.535 does not exist?

I installed a minimal Fedora system and have built it up to getting X running with Xmonad as my window manager. I can startx fine and so far I don't see any issues with my current setup while in X. ...
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Where is the “About Gnome” dialog in gnome-shell?

I'm used to Gnome 2 in Debian and Fedora. But recently I've been using Gnome 3 and Gnome-shell (3.0.2). Today I noticed I wasn't able to find the About Gnome dialog. It's been helpful in the past ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Broken System after upgrade Fedora 21 -> 22 with fedup

The update process after booting FedUp silently stopped by about 80%. The system boots and even my Cinnamon starts and I can use many apps. But there are now partially .fc21 packages installed and ...
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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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How to add the RPM Fusion and livna repositories to Fedora?

RPM Fusion and Livna.org are common third party package repositories for Fedora. You need them if you want to install media players, codecs and/or DVD playback libraries that are not part of the ...
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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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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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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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Trouble getting help in vim

I have just finished the vimtutor and everything went fine except for the last part (Lesson 7.1: Getting Help). I type :help and the help manual is shown as it is supposed to. But then I try (as ...
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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 ...