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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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Unable to see Fedora 20, when triple booting it with Debian 7, and openSuSe 13.1

I just don't understand why I cannot see my Fedora 20 having it planned to triple boot it with Debian 7 and openSuSe 13.1. Initially I partitioned my system to: /dev/sda1 for openSuSe 13.1 /dev/sda2 ...
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What's the Fedora equivalent of /var/lib/dpkg/info/[…].prerm?

Example file: /var/lib/dpkg/info/util-linux.prerm What's the Fedora equivalent of this file? (Not limited to util-linux - generic question for any package.) Use case: A prerm script is failing. ...
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How must (Not how can) a program be available from everywhere in CentOS/Fedora

I was reading this link from MySQL: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/mysql-cluster-install-linux-binary.html shell> cp support-files/mysql.server /etc/rc.d/init.d/ shell> chmod +x ...
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Fedora 22 - KDE4 - can't play videos

I installed Fedora 22 (64 bit, workstation, gnome desktop) and then immediately changed the desktop to KDE4. I tried to play an avi video with totem: I got a black screen, no sound, and no indication ...
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How can I install Fedora with a newer kernel?

I want to install Fedora on my computer with a netinstall, but it seems that the kernel doesn’t support my ethernet chip (Intel I218V). I tested Ubuntu 14.04 and Arch Linux and the ethernet chip ...
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Cannot start Wifi Hotspot from Fedora 20 - MATE but works on GNOME

I cannot start the Wifi Hotspot on Fedora 20 Mate Desktop Environment from NetworkManager. But when i log off and login to GNOME i am able to start it. I read some stuffs about hostapd but couldn't ...
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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: ...
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How to export/extract audio from a DVD under Fedora 14?

i have a DVD's content on my HDD: i have these 2 usually folders, ok: AUDIO_TS VIDEO_TS I just can't google a working way to extract the audio from the DVD. the howtos usually write about when the ...
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Java programs not running in terminal

I have java 8 installed on fedora 20. Any java program runs perfectly fine via eclipse but when I run the same program on terminal it reports an error saying 'could not load main class' . what could ...
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Firefox browser works badly with multimedia, Fedora 22

At first, a short pre-history: After unsuccessful upgrade with fedup from fedora 20 to 22, I reinstalled fedora 22 with live usb. I had partitions for /, /boot, /usr and /home, so I rewrited only ...
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Can't start mysqld (mariadb) on Fedora, if put a backup into /var/lib/mysql

After some terrible actions, I had to reinstall my Fedora (was 20, became 22). Unfortunately, I was unable to made mysqldump, so I backuped /var/lib/mysql folder. Now, I'm trying to put in on the ...
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Trouble compiling RealTek Wifi Drivers rtl8192ce on Fedora 21

o/ Greetings, I was wondering if anyone else had trouble with the Realtek 8192cu drivers from Realtek. They have an install bash script to help, however it first failed due to missing the ...
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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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I changed my mid on distributions for power pc g5 where is fedora? [closed]

I need/want fedora for powermac g5 but couldn't find it some assistance would be nice, thank you in advance.
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How to replace generic-release with fedora-release?

Due to some accidental eclecticism in my repository list, the package fedora-release was uninstalled from my machine (a Fedora 21 laptop) and replaced with generic-release. I can't seem to be able to ...
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Installing Fedora on VMWare error: CPU disabled by guest operating system

When I try to install Fedora 16 on VMWare I'm getting the error CPU has been disabled by guest operating system. Any clues?
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Xorg not properly detecting EDID

I just acquired an LG 25UM57, a 25" 21:9 Ultrawide monitor (2560x1080 max resolution) Many hours later I still can't get or figure out a functional Modeline for the max resolution on this monitor ...
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How to Reset Forgotten Root Password in Fedora 19 from GRUB

YES, FEDORA 19. I saw a lot of information about how to do it but doesn't work with this version. All the tutorials explain the method for older versions of Fedora, i didn't found anything about ...
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Internet connection drastically different for users

I am using Fedora 16, I know it's been EOL-ed but I've been too lazy to update and reinstall something new. Mostly, it works fine except that my main user's internet connection is really crappy and ...
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How can I install Adobe Reader in Fedora 20?

Since it is no longer available on https://get.adobe.com/fr/reader/otherversions/ I'm not able to find an appropriate RPM to install adobe reader. Does anybody have a good way for installing it? The ...
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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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Fedora 21 Samba Share Troubleshooting

I've recently upgraded my server's OS from CentOS 6 to Fedora 21. I understand there have been a bunch of new changes regarding the SystemV vs SystemD updates but I cannot get my Samba share to work ...
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Display hostname in GDM3 on Fedora 19 at login screen

I'm managing almost 100 lab PC's running Fedora 19. It's difficult to manage because it seems like no where that I can display the hostname at the login screen. GDM version: gdm-3.8-3.2
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How to save a file from an initramfs emergency shell?

I can't boot because of some strange error. There is an error report file generated for me, to supposedly submit it along with a bug report, or whatever. So to help me figure out what the problem is, ...
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can't filter printk messages

I'm writing a driver and usually I implement my own log-level scheme. However, this time I figured that I would try to utilize the printk scheme that is built into Linux. I see that I can adjust the ...
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How should I deal with Fedora's short life cycle?

I have been using Fedora as my primary distribution since very long. One thing that "bothers" me is its relatively short life cycle. I install its latest release, restore my backup, customize the ...
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CD disk not detected by Fedora on my Laptop

I rarely use cd's on my laptop, but I recall having the same problem a few months ago. When I put a cd in my DVD drive nothing happens. It kicked in last time without me doing anything but I don't ...
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something is terribly wrong with pkg-config

I've been having a harrowing time lately just trying to get several C programs compiled because I can't find where the libraries are located and pkg-config seems to be out of order. I installed GNU ...
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Fedora 22 on MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015)

I recently installed Fedora 22 on my new MacBook Pro. Good news: Wi-Fi works out of the box, so you can update the system immediately to resolve the faulty video driver issue (under bad news). ...
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How to conect wi-fi network without using GUI?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04, but I want to connect wi-fi network without using GUI? Exists an software for that?
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Creating an symbolic link in /bin automatically creates a second link in /usr/bin and the which command chooses /usr/bin

I just created an executable: ln -s /path/to/script.sh /bin/script then I check if everything succeeds and it does(/bin/script is created) but this has also created: /usr/bin/script and if I ...
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How can I make the eth1 up and always available for remote access, where eth0 will be used for host to host IPSec VPN?

I am running Amazon EC2 instance with Red hat enterprise linux, where I have two network interface. Now: eth0 is currently active having public ip where I am remotely logged in via SSH, to ...
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How to prevent Apper from removing older kernels when updating (installonly_limit)

Fedora usually keeps 3 kernel versions installed by default, so a kernel update will remove the oldest kernel version installed. However, in some cases it may be necessary to keep all kernels. In ...
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Connect bluetooth devices to PC with Fedora Core 18 or 22

I need to connect multiple devices via bluetooth to my Fedora, but I dont't find the directory /etc/bluetooth of the bluez packague. The devices links directly to the PC witouth PIN. I want use the ...
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Installing specific usb serial modules in fedora 21

I am trying to use a usb to dual rs232 cable (USB Compound Device due to the number of RS232 connectors) on my fedora 21 system to install another linux os (Gentoo) on a Cobalt RaQ 4i server blade, ...
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Change default port for PulseAudio (line out, not headphones)

When I boot, PulseAudio defaults to sending output to Headphones. I'd like it to default to sending output to Line Out. How do I do that? I can manually change where the output is current sent as ...
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Setting a domain name in LAN

I am developing a web page using Apache Web Server in my pc. When I want to open it in the browser I use the ip, for example: http://192.168.1.6/proyect My host is part of a local network (a laptop ...
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Starting with CAD on linux

I would like to do some CAD work on Linux (Fedora). I have no experience in CAD, so I have to learn it from scratch. Do you know an CAD Tool for Linux which is easy to use? I prefer an easy tool over ...
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Yum vs DNF (changed in Fedora 22)

As I was exploring about Fedora 22 (I'm currently using fedora 20), I came to learn that Yum has been replaced by DNF. Basically what I want to know is the difference between those two Fedora package ...
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Fedora12, yum can't find repositories [duplicate]

For some reasons I have to use old distro Fedora12, and yum in its default configuration is unable to locate URLs for packages. % yum search gcc Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit Error: Cannot ...
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Problem runing vmPlayer on fedora 21

First of all: Hello :) And then: 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 ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.3 (fglrx 15.20.1013) on Fedora 22

I need help installing the AMD Catalyst 15.3 driver in Fedora 22, since that is the only driver that supports the X11 server 1.17, does anyone know how to install it?
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USB 3G/4G modem problem

I have LTE USB modem identified as ID 0408:ea16 Quanta. It doesn't have problem with my windows machine, but with my fedora (kernel 3.18.5-201) it is not working. I've found some info in the ...
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How umask works [duplicate]

I'm new in Linux and I been practicing a little some commands. The deal is that when I'm creating different files using different umask, like for example: umask 222, as I understand this must be 777 ...
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Is there a difference between terminal update and software center update in Fedora?

I'm updating my system through sudo dnf update command, but sometimes there is a notification that there are new updates available but I can see them only in software center neither sudo dnf update ...
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Find and remove the packages that provides desktops environments

Recently upgraded to Fedora 22; I now have the following desktop environments to choose from at login: Gnome Gnome Classic Gnome Wayland Plasma (KDE) Kodi Xmonad How do I remove items from this ...
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Why am I getting alerts about new updates when dnf says I'm up to date?

I'm running the KDE spin of Fedora 22. I've run sudo dnf update and it says I'm up to date, but the notification area says I have a bunch of updates that need installed.The screenshot is after just ...
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