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Questions tagged [fedora]

Fedora is a Linux distribution with a fast release cycle, maintained by a community and sponsored by Red Hat.

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Fedora-Workstation x64 V.28.1 hangs/freeze on grub menu/multi boot

I have install fedora with installed windows 7 after installing fedora and reboot system and show grub menu that hangs and - keyboard keys doesn't work just Alt+ctrl+del (that reboot machine) -when ...
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“mmap failed for CEN and END part of zip file” && “Error: Could not find or load main class org.gradle.wrapper.GradleWrapperMain”

I try to build Dual Boot Patcher apk from Debian host, Docker with Fedora guest environment, but I get error, when I do "make apk": mmap failed for CEN and END part of zip file Error: Could not find ...
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'End' key is taking screen shots on Fedora 28

If I have say Firefox or a terminal open, every time I press the 'End' key, it takes a screen shot. Has anyone seen this before?
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Virtual machine software [on hold]

I am looking for a recommendation for virtualization software for IBM P5 series (ppc 64). I have Fedora 23 installed and just want to run 2-3 virtual machines but as I understood, given specific ...
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Uninstall old kernel Fedora 28 Workstation

I have the below kernels installed on my machine: [rajiviyer@rajiv-pc dnf]$ sudo dnf list installed kernel Installed Packages kernel.x86_64 4.16.3-301.fc28 @...
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Fedora 28 wifi configure [on hold]

How do you configure WiFi on fedora 28 when your WiFi is a USB device. I got no devices found in the WiFi block.
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fedora 28 doesn't boot after kernel update

Today I installed a kernel update for fedora, from/to: kernel-4.18.13-200.fc28.x86_64 kernel-4.18.14-200.fc28.x86_64 Now at boot (after grub) I get the message flashing on the screen kvm: disabled ...
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ppp stopped working on Fedora 28

Had no problems with ppp. Ran and update and it stopped working. My setup: Lenovo T470s with Fedora 28, Linux user-fedora 4.18.13-200.fc28.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Oct 10 17:29:59 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Why does the rpm command have a '--pipe' option?

From rpm's man page: --pipe CMD Pipes the output of rpm to the command CMD. Why was this added? Why would you use it instead piping via the shell itself?
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Raid1 using Mdadm setup post-install Fedora

I have never messed with Raid before in Linux but while installing Fedora Desktop I tried to setup Raid1. All seemed well at first but alas I look to have failed. So here is how my disks came out. (...
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Bluetooth device not found after restart on Fedora

I just restarted bluetooth but instead of using systemctl restart I've used systemctl stop and then systemctl start, the status look like this: $ sudo systemctl status bluetooth ● bluetooth.service - ...
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In what cases will anacron not run?

I am trying to understand how anacron works (in Fedora). I have three related questions. I am confused because of the following statement from the anacrontab manual: The START_HOURS_RANGE variable ...
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How to start a tacas server in fedora 15 [closed]

I have fedora 15 in my server and i have configured my own tacas configuration file under /usr/local/etc/mavis/sample -> tacas_plus.cfg I used following command to restart the service /usr/local/...
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Arch Linux installation AE_NO_MEMORY error

I'm having trouble when trying to install Arch Linux on my Macbook, what should i do with this ACPI errors? I didn't find any information about AE_NO_MEMORY error, and how to fix it. After this ...
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Does Fedora restrict the set of allowed characters in filenames?

According to Wikipedia's article about filenames, the set of allowed characters in a filename may depend on various things: the filesystem, the operating system, an application or interoperability ...
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Getting Error while using slaptest to copy slapd.conf file to slapd.d

I have created my own slapd.conf files after using slaptest to copy the slapd.conf to /etc/openldap/slap.d/ i am getting the following error. bdb_db_open: database "dc=test,dc=lan": unclean shutdown ...
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Is there a quick way to install earlier Fedora kernel packages?

My laptop is behaving suspiciously (resume from sleep sometimes fails). The problem first happened on kernel 4.8.10-200.fc28. But this is the oldest kernel I still have installed. I only have the ...
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Setting up Fedora (28) on Asus ROG

I am trying to be able to download Linux distros onto my Asus ROG GL502VT laptop (specs below). Right now, I have only been able to get this to work as a virtualbox, which I don't like. I would really ...
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htdbm command error “error opening database ”database name“ - DSO load failed” on fedora 28

so I'm trying to create a database for users and their passwords to access the Prive2 directory (located at bottom of the httpd.conf) with the htdbm command but it returns an error. The httpd.conf ...
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Screen timing out on console mode

I am running Fedora 28 and after a kernel update my text console screen(tty2,3 etc) times out in 1 second or less. I used setterm -blank 0 in my GUI terminal to rectify the problem but that gave me ...
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How to disable compose key on fedora 28?

I'm on Fedora 28 gnome desktop interface. Some time ago I mistakenly set the right Ctrl key as compose key. Because of this, after every reboot, the right Ctrl key (rctrl) is inactive -- for e.g. ...
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Mouse Stuttering on Wayland Gnome but not Xorg

I have installed Fedora 28 on a Dell XPS 15 and is using Gnome with Wayland. Mutter version is 3.28.3. I've found out my mouse stutters very bad while scrolling horizontally throughout the screen, ...
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How to set terminal's title with the first command?

I have already write a function into the .bashrc, and it's also working for current. Anyway, it looks like: function myserver() { ssh frank@192.168.1.10 } and To visit my remote server I can ...
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How to play streaming video from sites like HBO that require a Windows environment?

This query is actually a double duplicate. I initially queried several months ago, and I'm repeating this updated query in the hopes that things have changed. I recently posted a related query that ...
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Fedora 28 - random keyboard lag

I have recently installed Fedora on my new Dell Vostro 5471 laptop. The installation froze at configuring user settings, so after 2 hours I have rebooted the laptop. Looked like everything was working ...
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How can I recover grub2 (Fedora) that has been killed by Windows 10 using Fedora-LiveUSB, on Acer laptop?

Windows 10 has killed grub2, how can I recover the grub to access to Fedora again using a Fedora Live USB?, I'm sure that i installed fedora in uefi mode, I had used for some time Fedora in dual boot ...
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Gnome horizantal workspace without gnome-extension

How to make gnome workspace to be horizantal? I have a very bad experience with gnome extensions, therefore I do not intend to install them. I want to do them with gsettings, as far as now I could ...
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How to install php + mysql on Fedora?

I'm trying to install wordpress locally. I've installed mysql (MariaDB) and php-mysqli. I have user created and database from mysql console and I have this 3 files: $ cd /etc/php.d/ $ cat 30-mysqli....
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Why do I get a 500 error when trying to access http://localhost/drupal8?

I followed How to install Drupal 8 on Fedora to install Drupal 8 on Fedora 28. In particular, the following commands created the configuration files. sudo dnf install @"Web Server" drupal8 drupal8-...
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Can you have a different linux Desktop Environment for each user on one computer?

We currently have fedora 28 running on our family computer with the Cinnamon desktop environment. Unfortunately, multiple family members have different preferences in DE. Is it possible to have ...
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Fedora: cp: Invalid argument while coping a file named with Chinese characters to a vfat filesystem

I want to use cp to copy a file named with Chinese characters to my fat32 usb stick. This is done using a script, so using nautilus is not a solution for me. I do not want to rename the files, too. I ...
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FEDORA28 environment how is the environment set [duplicate]

in my environment there are a lot entries, which I can't find in ~/.bashrc is there a way I can determine what input files are used to setup the environment?
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How to restore fedora when a terminal command removed everything and resulted in black screen

I was using fedora 28 with cinnamon desktop environment. It also had gnome desktop environment. I ran a command something along the lines of sudo dnf remove gnome* which remove everything there was ...
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After installing ImageMagick I don't have the tool imgout

uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 4.13.16-100.fc25.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Nov 27 19:52:46 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I tried to install ImageMagick using the command: yum install ...
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How to open specific port on Fedora

I have two Fedora OS on VMware, and I want to use FTP to move some files from VM1 to VM2, but I'm getting Connection refused message, therefore I tend to think that port 21 is closed, how do I open ...
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rx 560x slower than integrated vega gpu on fedora 28

I'm using fedora 28 because it seems that is the only distro where that detects the rx560x correctly. Nonethe ess, I noticed that the performance when using the discrete GPU is significantly worse ...
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pen drives are not detected after making it bootable through disk image writer in fedora

I recently switched to Fedora. Everything works fine. I used disk image writer tool to create a bootable Ubuntu and Windows, and the process got completed. Then both pen drives were not being detected ...
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trying to schedule a task in /etc/ directory Linux Fedora

I am trying to schedule a task in /etc/ directory (requires root permission to execute it as a normal user) that open firefox every 2 minutes, in a range of hours using "crontab" and append the ...
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pure-ftpd installation error “E: Couldn't find package pure-ftpd error”

I am trying to install pure-ftpd on my Fedora, but I'm getting this message: E: Couldn't find package pure-ftpd" Here is my full command line and the output: [roo@localhost ~]$ sudo apt-get ...
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NFS Client Hangs After Inactivity On Mounted Folder

We can mount the export using NFS and use it to our hearts content. However, after roughly five minutes of inactivity on the client side, we can no longer interact with the mounted folder. All ...
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How to add rpm fusion testing repository in Fedora?

This is similar question to How to add the RPM Fusion and livna repositories to Fedora? but I want to install testing repository so I can have Chromium 68. I have testing fedora repo and I need ...
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Failed to execute child

When I try to run Terminal (Fedora 26, xfce) I get error: If I click "window-close", I see it: Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+X, and any combinations doesn't work! (STDIN doesn't work) Can open another Emulator and ...
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Fedora 28: Generate kerberos ticket on login

I'm trying to generate kerberos ticket when I login on my computer(Fedora 28). I want to achieve it using PAM. my /etc/pam.d/system-auth looks like this: auth required ...
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broken ibus with fedora 28

I am attempting to setup ibus on a fresh Fedora 28. The problem I currently experience is that it does not let me configure the input method to use Traditional Chinese characters. Both the ...
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install different version of GCC side by side

My primary problem is in my Fedora 28, GCC8 is installed. Now, this gives libgfortran.so.5. But many of my applications are not updated and still depends on libgfortran.so.3 So, how can I solve the ...
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Unable to remote desktop access for Linux (Fedora/CentOS/Ubuntu)! [closed]

I have been working on remote desktop connection for GNOME based desktop. However, everytime i tried to install the xRDP, it failed. It not only includes the Ubuntu (18.04, 16.04 and 14.04), CentOS (6/...
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fedora dnf failure cannont understand how to ABSOLUTE FORCE install of a package

my dnf update failed with an error on gdk-pixbuf2-2.38.0-2.fc29.x86_64 then I tryied : dnf clean packages ; dnf update --allowerasing --skip-broken -y answers Erreur : Erreur du contrôle de ...
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mount /var as tmpfs && backup to disk @ shutdown && restore from disk @ boot

I run a fedora 27 server mainly for an email service, that is mainly used for temporary email communications by a software. Almost nothing permanent need to be stored on the /var, maybe except it's ...
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Which package contains the “cpupower” utility/command on Fedora 25 or 28 or in Qubes OS?

I need the cpupower command, if only to see if it works at all in Qubes OS 4.0 whose dom0 is running Fedora 25 and whose VMs are running Fedora 28(and other versions, depending on what TemplateVMs you ...
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How can I detect when my laptop is going to sleep

I'm using fedora 28. I have a series of programs that I'm launching based off lock and unlock times, but I wanted these programs to adjust their behavior if sleep is detected. So I want to create ...