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What (user) startup scripts are sourced when launching XFCE4 through GDM?

Scenario: I'm running Fedora 35, with GDM being the login manager, and XFCE4 being my desktop environment. XFCE4 has an autostart feature. Essentially a bunch of .desktop files, which describe a ...
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Display a transparent animation on top of gnome

I would like to display a transparent fireworks animation on top of whatever application is currently open for a brief period of time. I should be able to continue to interact and see both the ...
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DNS Resolution / Resolved not working on Fedora 35

DNS resolution has broken on my laptop, I'm running Fedora 35 The issue started occurring today, the machine wasn't used for several days and had died due to discharge (it might have been on linux at ...
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Set arbitrary or random computer name when connecting to public wifi

I am not sure about the correct terminology of what I want to achieve. Here is a hand-waving description: When connecting to a (usually) public WIFI spot, I want that spot to not know my computer name ...
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Fedora 35: Installing Nvidia drivers that allow to update the OS

I know there are plenty of tutorials addressing this: such as this or this. I'd like to confirm those tutorials are correct, and that when there is an update for the OS, there won't be trouble with ...
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Cannot install any package with apt in Fedora

When I try to install any package in Fedora, (for example, sudo apt-get upgrade), I see this error: Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The ...
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HDD has shows no space but has been wiped and formatted

Bear with me, I am new to Linux. I took an old HDD that had random files on it from windows, formatted and cleared it. I have formatted it several times trying to figure this out but have been ...
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Alacritty Desktop Entry doesn't show on GNOME 41.1 / Fedora 35

I followed this guide on how to add a Desktop Entry for Alcritty with GNOME and it worked correctly. Recently, after updating some dependencies, I noticed it disappeared from the GNOME Applications ...
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Unable to run apps on Fedora 35 - libffmpeg.so: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run apps such as flipper and react-native-debugger by downloading the bundled linux app. However, when I try to run those from the CLI, I get this error :; ./react-native-debugger ./...
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Unable to start ubuntu through toolbox

I just installed Fedora 35 Kinoite and am taking it for a test drive. And, of course I am testing out the toolbox feature. Now I wanted to create & enter an Ubuntu container, it got created but ...
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Reboot and Select proper Boot device error after trying to format an external hard drive (fedora)

I had an old laptop that had fedora 32 (or 33), but stopped working. Today I decided to open it and take the hard drive to use it as an external hard drive. I will call it hard drive A. I connected ...
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Finding duplicate files with same filename AND exact same size

I have a huge songs folder with a messy structure and files duplicated in multiple folders. I need a recommendation for a tool or a script that can find and remove duplicates with simple two matches: ...
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Logitech c920e -- v4l2-ctl --list-devices\ Cannot open device /dev/video0, exiting

just bought the logi c920e and unfortunately it does not appears to be working. None of the other users questions have helped, most were related to a built in camm which is not my case. I have tested ...
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Can `ejabberd` be installed without plenty of dependencies on fedora?

I installed the server edition of fedora 35 (no DE) recently and now I'm about to set-up an xmpp server. Therefore I want to install ejabberd. However, I noticed that it pulls in a lot of dependencies:...
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Settings are no longer accessible from top right corner menu selection

After upgrading from FC34 to FC35, I can no longer access the Settings menu (the top right corner drop down "Settings" selection. Just a small spinning icon and then nothing. What program is ...
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Emoji picker on Fedora 35

Is there an emoji picker available on Fedora 35? I can't seem to find a way to do it.
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Evolution gives error after log-in to office365 account on Fedora 35

On Fedora 35 with newest Evolution available in repo and neweset evolution-ews. I get the following error when I try to login into my outlook365 hosted email: I have the correct tenant and ...
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Fresh Fedora 35 - what are these active internet connections doing?

To get to this point I had a Fedora workstation 34 install- iso about a week old - ran update, rebooted, click Install Fedora 35 as it was on offer from gnome Software. Hadn't even opened Firefox yet. ...
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Are any of the Ubuntu/Ubuntu-based distros or Fedora flavors using the kernel that fixes the bug with some Samsung SATA SSDs?

I have a Samsung 870 EVO 1TB SSD that seems to disppear at random times when installing or attempting to use my OS. It has happened on multiple different distros, but not on Windows. All SMART tests ...
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My pc is showing black screen after booting. I failed the update process

Today i tried to update fedora and when it was installing the update my pc got turned off because the charger had some problem. When i tried it to boot its not booting. First it shows fedora then a ...
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systemd reports: "No PIDs left to attach to the scope's control group" when launching applications with Ulauncher after upgrading to Fedora 35

I upgraded from Fedora 34 to Fedora 35 two days ago. After upgrading, I noticed Ulauncher is unable to launch any applications. Starting Ulauncher with the options --dev -v, this is what it reports ...
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Restoring windows boot

I recently reinstalled Fedora 35 on a dual-boot with Windows 10. Unfortunately, I think I have accidentally formatted /boot/efi, as hints a tree /boot /boot ├── config-5.14.10-300.fc35.x86_64 ├── ...
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How do I change the umask of processes launched by plasmashell from 0022 to 0002

I'm using Fedora 33, KDE Plasma 5.20.5. I'd like the permissions for files created by my user on this system to include the write permission for the group. Using umask successfully accomplishes this, ...
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Why I am getting unsupported message while installing softwares in fedora 35

I was an ubuntu user and now switched to fedora few days back. I tried installing Spyder ide for python from software in fedora. Its not getting installed and I am getting a message stating that it ...
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How do I disable audio sink suspend on idle using WirePlumber in Fedora 35 so that audio isn't delayed when starting playback?

In Fedora 35, WirePlumber has replaced pipewire-media-session as the audio session manager. There is a highly annoying problem with audio on many built-in soundcards on Linux where the audio sink is ...
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How to troubleshoot audio problem in Fedora?

How to troubleshoot my audio problem so i can fix it ? i don't know where to start and what causing it. Here's some information i can give, and will gladly provide more if anyone can help / guide me :(...
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Forced logout on Fedora 35 (Xfce)

My 2 days-old install of Fedora 35 (Xfce spin) keeps logging me out randomly. It happens pretty quickly after login (1 minute or so), and it keeps doing the same thing once I log back in. My machine ...
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How should I set up a systemd service to auto-start a server and let me pass commands to it?

Goal: I'm trying to get a Minecraft server to run on computer boot with systemd on Fedora. I have a few self-imposed criteria that I need to meet to be able to properly manage my server(s): It has to ...
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Audio issues under Fedora 35 with USB Audio Interface

I upgraded to Fedora 35 two days ago. At first, everything seemed to be working fine. But suddenly I had sound (and video) problems. Video was playing every 20 seconds one frame, audio not at all. ...
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Grub menu enters shell with Fedora 34 install

I recently did a Fedora 34 minimal install on my own PC. It works fine. Same household, different PC: Grub greets me with a grub> shell. Typing exit worked as expected, I entered the normal menu ...
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Wi-Fi network not working on Fedora 32 - connection times out

I am running Fedora 32 on a used HP Z420 workstation. My Internet connection worked all OK when I was using an Ethernet connection, but after I moved to an apartment that did not have an Ethernet ...
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GPU drivers in Fedore 34 understanding the status of the drivers

I have just started to use GNU/Linux in my computer. I am currently using Fedore 34 and here are my specs. 7.5 GiB Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz x 4 NVIDIA Corporation GM108M [GeForce 940MX] / ...
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TPM support does not work on Fedora 35

I have this issue with latest fedora 35 beta. Clevis encrypt does not work, although I can find the TPM being active in the logs. Tried the enable operation from bios with no luck. Please, see details ...
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Linux on MacBook Air - Fedora 34 no WiFi - Xubuntu 21.10 works perfectly, but I require a Red Hat type OS

I have an oldish (~ 2012) MacBook Air on which I wish to install a Linux from the Red Hat stable. I tried Fedora 34 and it installed fine - the one showstopper was that the WiFi didn't work. I tried ...
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HP Probook reboots immediately after shutdown

I have a Fedora 32 install with a HP Probook 450 G0. The BIOS with administrator privileges does not let me disable "fast boot". Why not? What to do? Somehow my Fedora turns on automatically ...
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I am stuck in Grub screen after installing Fedora

After installing Fedora on my laptop, i am stuck in the Grub screen. Here are my disk partitions I tried this grub> set root=(hd0,2) grub> linux /vmlinuz-5.11.12-300.fc34x86 grub> initrd /...
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Samba share folder name incorrectly displayed on linux machine

I have a NAS server running OMV 5 which I use to store personal data (documents, photos, videos, etc.). I use Samba to share the data from the NAS and I am running Fedora 33 on the client that I use ...
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Disable showing entries in /boot/loader/entries folder

I just did a fresh install of Fedora 34 on my personal laptop and I noticed that, at boot, in the GRUB2 menu, some entries show up. This entries are the result of *.conf files that can be found in the ...
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"82635.080657" - secondary_startup_64_no_verify+0xc2/0xcb | Will not shut down

I am shutting down from a Fedora34 and the shut down process has been halted at [82635.080657] - secondary_startup_64_no_verify+0xc2/0xcb The cursor is not blinking but is showing. Now before I shut ...
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black screen when trying to loopback desktop with v4l2loopback in proxmox guest VM

Background i'm currently trying to setup an Android Emulator for WhatsApp bridging with my Matrix-Server. I followed the instructions here up to the point where i have to setup a webcam for the QR-...
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Why does gnome-terminal lag when using brackets or parentheses? [duplicate]

Whenever there are many brackets drawn in the gnome-terminal window, things start to lag pretty badly. This effect is especially apparent, when the brackets don't have anything in between them, which ...
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Can't connect to WPA2/PEAP/MSCHAPv2 enterprise wifi network without a certificate. Fedora 34

My university wifi uses WPA2 Enterprise for students to connect with their logins and passwords and I cannot do it, network manager always says the password is incorrect and prompts me for another one ...
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Trying to download fedora into my external ssd (samsung T7)

I am trying to download fedora into my external ssd through virtual box however it says I do not have free space, but my SSD has 997gb available . It also gives me an option to reclaim free space ...
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External monitor stuck on "Unknown display" 1024x768 - Fedora 34

Using a fresh install of Fedora 34 Workstation edition(GNOME) on a dell latitude 7400 laptop, I'm struggling to make my external display to work, an Asus ROG PG278Q 27". Connecting through the ...
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npm install failling at node-gyp rebuild and libpq

> libpq@1.8.9 install /home/johnsoct/bobtail/node_modules/libpq > node-gyp rebuild /home/johnsoct/.nvm/versions/node/v12.22.4/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules/npm-lifecycle/node-gyp-bin/node-...
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Cannot disable swap

I have a freshly installed fedora system, and I am struggling to turn off swap. I have checked /etc/fstab and there are no mentions of a swap partition there. I can turn swap off with swapoff -a but ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Temple OS

Hi I have ran into this issue with using Fedora. Would love it if I could get some help. So how do I fix this problem?
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dnf install php-zip conflicting requests

i'm try install php-zip in fedora 34 He tells me there is a conflict: Problem: conflicting requests - nothing provides libzip(x86-64) >= 1.8.0 needed by php-pecl-zip-1.19.5-1.fc34.remi.8.0....
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Colour distortion in new Fedora installations

I recently installed Fedora 34 (KDE) to a new computer. After a while, and very randomly the colors get very distorted, and text is harder to read. Black appears as greenish. Restarting the computer ...
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Zoom / select desktop on bootup

When I boot my Fedora 34 installation, I have an app set to auto start. It starts, BUT, the app is zoomed out, with Linux offering many "screens" or "desktops" (but scrolling left/...

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