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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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Why can't I see NTFS partitions on a specific drive?

I have a dual boot win10/Fedora29, with 3 internal drives: win10 system (NTFS) fedora system (ext4) data drive (NTFS) I can't see the partitions on the data drive and I can't mount it. I can ...
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Fedora borked, no GUI after login (Nvidia GTX 1050)

I've got Fedora 28 installed as the only OS on an HP laptop: i7 770HQ 16GB RAM 128GB SSD 1TB HDD Nvidia GTX 1050 I installed Bumblebee according to the fedora tutorial (https://docs.fedoraproject....
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Fedora tries to mount deleted swap partition which is not in fstab or systemd

When creating a new swap partition in Fedora 29 to enlarge it I removed the old one using GParted and removed their respective entries in /etc/fstab. I created new entries for the new swap partitions ...
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Fedora 28 ARM boot stuck at Starting kernel

Some while ago I've installed Fedora 28 (ARM) on my BananaPI. I had it mainly for backups from my laptop sitting on a shelf; however recently I've discovered that it is not responding. When I've ...
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i915 Graphics, Fedora 28, Resolution and Display Issues

I've lovingly installed Fedora 28 (actually 27, then upgraded into 28 -- but this occurred at the start of the 27 install), onto my Dell Inspiron 1545. PROBLEM STATEMENT: I have to use NOMODESET to ...
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Open port 4000 for Trader Workstation in Fedora

I have installed Trader WorkStation by Interactive Brokers. However, the program does not run, with assistance from support I found that the firewall is the problem. The servers (several primary and ...
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Fedora 28 server install failure

My goal is to install the Server version of Fedora 28.1.1, on a second Intel S1200SPLR server (after the first was proved to have a hardware problem) with a Xeon E3-1275 v5 CPU, 16GB of 2133 ...
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WiFi adapter not detected after low battery suspension — Fedora 29

I have a Galago Pro running Fedora 29. The computer went into suspension because of low battery. Now, Fedora does not detect the wireless adapter -- meaning the gui manager returns "No WiFi adapter ...
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Keyboard not working properly on my ASUS laptop with Fedora [on hold]

I'm using Fedora for years on my ASUS X550LD laptop without any major problems. But sind a few months (I not able to say since when exactly), I have a very annoying issue that I can describe as follow:...
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Fedora 28 new install, severe USB keyboard & mouse lag [on hold]

I'm installing Fedora 28.1.1, after verifying the checksum of the download, on a brand new server with a Xeon E3-1275 v6 CPU, 64GB of 2400 Unbuffered ECC DDR4, Intel P630 integrated HD Graphics, and a ...
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Managing previous updates to Fedora

When Fedora boots, I am offered several older versions of the current main version. Sometimes, after a sudo dnf update, I get a version that breaks something important. At that point I usually try ...
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sane scanner not available via TWAIN/Wine

I have a scanner (Fujitsu ix500) connected via USB with a Fedora 29 machine. I can use the scanner just fine using GNOME's simple-scan. Also it seems the scanner is well supported via sane: $ ...
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what is the difference between traditional and modular fedora repos?

Fedora 29 enables modular repos; now, besides the traditional fedora, updates and updates-testing repos, I get another 3 repos ending with -modular: fedora-modular.repo fedora.repo fedora-updates-...
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no python on fedora 29 copr

one of my src rpm submitted to copr for build failed because there is no python; is this because something is wrong with the src rpm itself, or there is simply no python on copr machines, or I missed ...
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Delete non empty directory using find

I'm trying sudo find . -type d -name '__pycache__' -delete as found here https://github.com/python-mode/python-mode#how-to-install on the trouble shooting page of python-mode. The terminal returns: ...
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Fedora 27: Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'

Dears, i have an issue in update the repo for Fedora 27 VM,i faced the bellow error Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' every-time i run any repo command. also, i try the dnf ...
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Why does the primary group of my user show up in /etc/group?

I'm following a course about Linux and it states the following: "The primary group of a user is not mentioned in the /etc/group file." However, my primary user "timgeldof" actually does show up in ...
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Curious `dnf check-update` result with Fedora Modular repo

I noticed a curiosity on Fedora 29. When I only enable the repo updates-modular, it says I have an update available for libgit2. When I enable both fedora-modular and updates-modular, it does not. ...
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firewalld to allow routing without NAT between NICs

As a network adminstrator, I often have to set up network gear for remote sites before shipping it. I have found it convenient to use a linux workstation with two network cards, setting the secondary ...
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Why does my mouse pointer change when typing?

I have a Mate spin of Fedora 28. I hadn't used it for a while, but I don't recall seeing this problem originally (I may be wrong though.) When I'm typing in Gnome Terminal, (or anything else for that ...
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Google Chrome misbehaving: clean exit, save passwords, sync,

I have recently upgraded to Fedora 29 and have Google Chrome Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit) installed. It is misbehaving in a number of ways: It will not exit cleanly. after using ...
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Fedora 29 no sound from a generic usb headset

I bought a generic usb headset (Generic USB PnP Sound Device), it has been detected by the system, I am using Plasma KDE by the way, but it worked for me once and for about a second and then nothing. ...
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Black screen after Login Fedora 29

Seems like i today updated my system. After system reboot i can see Login screen. But after login with my user, booth screens turn in black and after ~30-45 seconds i get kicked back to login screen. ...
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Dual boot ignores EFI devices

My pc does not boot anymore in EFI/UEFI mode. I had grub installed and was able to boot on both Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux (14.04 LTS). I recently tried to install Fedora Workstation 29 '...
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Script can not write into dierectory

I have configured apache web server on fedora 29 , perl script that generates web page with current NIC information (state , speed , mac , etc.) and traffic graph. Script generates the web page and ...
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How to exclude a directory or partition on pmlogger scan?

As on the details below it look like that the cause of the problem is the pmlogger is spawning the find command. And its takes a long time for the find to scan all the files in one of my partition. ...
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Fedora 29 (kernel 4.19) occational Wifi problems - cannot establish new connections

Recently I'm having strange Wifi problems (Fedora 29, updated regularly, kernel 4.19.10-300, Dec 17, Dell Latitude E5470 laptop with Intel wifi). I cannot establish new connections to my Wifi router ...
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Differences between Container Linux, Red Hat CoreOS and Fedora CoreOS?

TL;DR Is "Container Linux", "Red Hat CoreOS" and "Fedora CoreOS" basically the same? What are the differences in between? TS; DR I understood that "CoreOS" was renamed to "Container Linux by CoreOS"...
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How to delete ubuntu MATE 18.10 and keep Fedora?

I have installed Fedora but it has to little storage and i want to only have fedora left so i can have more storage and because i have been used to fedora. The partition of ubuntu and fedora are the ...
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alien conversion from deb to rpm on fedora 27

I find myself unable to convert a .deb package to .rpm to install it on fedora. I am not able to download the equivalent rpm file, so conversion is my only way out. I get this error after using the ...
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LFS-6.25. Attr-2.4.48 fails at “make check”

I'm having an issue with Chapter 6.25 version 8.3. I followed the instructions but when I came to the make check part it showed me the output: (lfs chroot) root:/sources/attr-2.4.48# make check ...
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How do I open multiple terminals, so I can have multiple shells open?

I have been slowly learning Gnu/Linux commands, and I'm using it to get more serious about my python programming. While reading about python on Gnu/Linux its uses and integrated shell, plus using the ...
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Prevent Fedora 29 from creating fake network device

I upgraded to Fedora 29 recently, and it keeps creating a fake network device wlp4s0 with a different fake macaddress every time: > ifconfig eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> ...
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Will running Wine & Virtual-Box at the same time cause problems?

I heard that you can't install more than one virtualization software at the same time, such as wine and virtual box, because that will create many problems. Now Wine is not a virtualization software, ...
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Is there a way to reload the .XCompose file in Fedora?

I am currently custumizing my .XCompose file in Fedora 29 Workstation (with the default GNOME 3, Wayland, etc). It seems that it does follow the rules I add to the ~/.XCompose file, but if I make ...
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Executing a bash script or a c binary on a file system with noexec option

Can anyone explain in details what is going on with the following. Let's imagine I am mounting a directory with noexec option as follows: mount -o noexec /dev/mapper/fedora-data /data So to verify ...
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Tighten existing firewalld rules

I have a current ruleset: net1 (active) target: default icmp-block-inversion: no interfaces: ens192 sources: services: http https smtp smtp-submission pop3 pop3s imap imaps ssh ports: ...
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grub2 no such device (Win10 / Fedora)

I have Win10 installed on a nvme drive. I have installed Fedora 29 on another ssd with LVM. When grub boots, it shows Fedora & Windows 10 on the list, as it should. But starting with Windows ...
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Get Package and their respective dependencies separately from 'yum update'

If I type yum update, I can get all the missing packages and their dependencies for the system. My question here is, is there a way to segregate all packages and their dependencies separately while ...
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How to remote view OSX machine from Fedora with TigerVNC

I understand the I can use VNC protocol for remote viewing. There is a mac on my network which has VNC enabled. I have downloaded TigerVNC dnf install tigervnc I get the IP address of host I want ...
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Nautilus is slowed on after dnf upgrade

I'm using Fedora 29 gnome and currently I have nautilus-3.30.5-1.fc29.x86_64. It's very laggy right now. It opens folder very slowly, and I can see loading text bottom right. What I've tried so far ...
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Unable to connect to wireless after Fedora 28 upgrade

I was running a Fedora 27 machine with no problems. My upgrade to Fedora 29 had several issues, so I decided to upgrade instead to Fedora 28. Everything works great, except I can't connect to wireless....
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NFS R/W mount and permission

sudo mount -t nfs 192.168.0.49:/mnt/HD_a2 /mnt/nas sudo chmod -R 777 /mnt/nas/Family/Photos/iphone_08-2014 chmod: changing permissions of '/mnt/nas/Family/Photos/iphone_08-2014/._IMG_0602.JPG': Read-...
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System wide mapping of a key combination to a single key

I've recently switched from macOS to Fedora, on macOS I used a tool called Karabiner Elements to map the key combinations Ctrl+ö to [ Ctrl+ä to ] Alt+ö to { Alt+ä to } I'm aware of a similar ...
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How to build an RPM package for python app that works in Fedora 28 and 29, which have different default Python3 version?

What I Want To Do I'm trying to build an RPM package of my app that could be installed in different Fedora distros, which have different default Python 3 versions (i.e. Fedora 28 has python3.6, and ...
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Can't import online zfs pools (zfsonlinux)

I am running a home NAS alongside my desktop (I'm dual booting windows and Fedora 29) and for some reason, I couldn't import my zpools today. I'm trying to access via Fedora 29 or a Ubuntu Server 18....
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Cron: Paramiko script, private RSA key invalid when run with crontab

I have a small paramiko script that runs wonderfully from interactive shell. However when run as a cron job in /etc/crontab it fails with paramiko.ssh_exception.SSHException: not a valid RSA private ...
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fan is working always in Asus X542U

I installed Fedora 29 to Asus X542U. Now fan is working always and I can not control it. I tried sudo modprobe asus_laptop command but result is: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'asus_laptop': No ...
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Selinux is blocking my external kernel module

I'm trying to insert an external kernel module in permanent mode. During the boot, my module is being loaded by systemd-modules-load service so long as Selinux is permissive. But I want to keep ...
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cifs: Cannot cd into a directory

For some reason I cannot cd into a particular remote directory for which I have access, it fails with: $ cd Data\ Services/ -bash: cd: Data Services/: Invalid argument This is how I mounted it: $ ...