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Terminal wants to install dpkg

When I open the terminal a line Install package 'dpkg' to provide command 'dpkg'? [N/y] appears. Is there a way to track which program is trying to run this command? I am clueless why this appears in ...
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*How to solve “At least 34MB more space needed on the /boot filesystem.”?

Running sudo dnf upgrade in Fedora 30 is presented with At least 34MB more space needed on the /boot filesystem. Error. I've tired running package-cleanup --oldkernels --count=2 but it doesn't work. ...
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GRUB2 is unable to detect a fresh Fedora intstallation

I have recently installed Fedora 30 using the default installation process, using a media drive to first try out a live version of the system and then installing to a drive. I have Ubuntu and Windows ...
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GRUB2: Add second set of flags as option for every kernel

I am using Fedora, and GRUB2 is my bootloader. I know how to change the flags in /etc/default/grub just fine, and when I remake my configuration, this is reflected in my boot menu, and updates ...
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Fedora 31 Workstation for Ryzen 3900X - X570 - Radeon RX 5700XT

After multiple attempts I managed to get Fedora Workstation running via nightly builds. Since this is a workstation I'm actually uncomfortable continuing to work on what I'm assuming is a test system. ...
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dnf : how to install local packages

I just download inkscape with : sudo dnf download inkscape --resolve How may I install this package from the downloaded files now ? The man page does not even include the download command.
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GNOME Shell Extensions plugin for Firefox not working on Fedora 30

I recently upgraded from fedora 29 to fedora 30 using this guide. However when I tried going on the GNOME Shell Extensions website with the plugin installed on Firefox, I got the error below. ...
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No IPv6 assigned to USB Ethetnet Interface

My Laptop running Fedora 30 is connected to a Docking Station over UBS. Everything works fine except the Ethernet device that does not receive a IPv6 form DHPCP. The strange thing is, that the ...
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Rebind key within only one application [duplicate]

I am moving from Windows to Fedora, previously I have used Autohotkey and a script found here: https://github.com/Karrandalf/D2SpaceModifier to rebind space to also send Super, then isolate the ...
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After update Fedora doesn't decypher LUKS system while booting

So I have set up a machine with Windows at one disk and Fedora 29 at other one. Both are cyphered - Windows disk with VeraCrypt and Fedora with LUKS - default while installation. I did update of the ...
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How to set PATH to symlinked directory in bash csh

I have the directory /data/bin and in my home directory is symlink /home/myuser/bin -> /data/bin I have set PATH into the /home/myuser/bin/ When /home/myuser/bin is the directory, the PATH works fine,...
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Handle command-not-found without PackageKit

I have uninstall PackageKit on Fedora, because I didn't need the bloat & race-conditions with the command-line. Since then, command-not-found fails with the following: ❯ foo bash: foo: command ...
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Why does Red Hat promote CentOS? [closed]

I recently read this blog post about the relationship between Fedora, RHEL and CentOS. It is for me easy to understand why an enterprise may chooose RHEL/CentOS instead of Fedora (and why it makes ...
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Audio only plays out right channel

After a recent software update, audio now plays only out of the right channel (the left channel is now silent). I am running Fedora Linux 30, and the only obviously relevant software that changed was ...
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Operation not permitted - libwine.so.1

I run Fedora 30 on my laptop. Yesterday I tried to install wine using the following commands: $ sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/fedora/30/winehq.repo $ sudo dnf -...
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Why is my machine crashing?

Recently, I've replaced my old desktop (MB, CPU, RAM, chasis; I've kept the old disks) and upgraded to Fedora 29 (it was a fresh install) and now my machine occasionally crashes (sometimes a few days ...
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How do I mount an overlay with dmsetup?

Simple question but I couldn’t find the answer : I’ve an ext4 filesystem stored inside a squashfs volume (so read‑only) and an existing dm_snapshot_cow file for providing write access. What’s the ...
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Two display providers have the same name

I'm following this tutorial to make my discrete GPU the primary one. It requires to create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-gpu.conf like this: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "layout" Screen 0 "...
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Why are there missing packages from my distro's groupinstall?

I am running the XFce Desktop and wanted to install MATE. I found the group name: yum grouplist | grep -i mate MATE Desktop And tried to perform an install but several "group packages" were ...
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WiFi config on Fedora 30

I installed Fedora 30 on a drive in my PC. The install went fine, but I can't connect to my WiFi. I am using a Realtek RTL8812AU NIC and the lsusb command sees it. I have tried all kinds of config ...
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“dnf history undo” fails with “no package @”

When trying to uninstall KDE with dnf history undo, I get the following: Install libgit2-0.27.8-1.module_f30+2959+693db98d.x86_64 @fedora-modular Install NetworkManager-libreswan-...
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Bluetooth turned off, even if “switched on”

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7th Gen, running Fedora 30. My problem is that I cannot make bluetooth work. I have tried multiple approaches to solve this issue, but all remain effectless. Via Settings ...
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“Whoops, something went wrong…” Why can't I play videos on Netflix with FireFox?

Whoops, something went wrong... Unexpected Error There was an unexpected error. Please reload the page and try again. Error Code: F7355 I am running the latest FireFox 69 on Fedora 30 x64. ...
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Why can I play some videos on YouTube but not this one?

This one works great: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ES7ai6hzuFg This one does not: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pe83T9hISoY I am presented with the following error message: I am running ...
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Pantum P2502W printer driver for Fedora?

I have a Pantum P2502W black and white laser printer which has Ubuntu drivers available for it: https://global.pantum.com/global/drive/p2502w/ I have found reference for users getting it to work ...
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SSH freezes after entering password, Fedora

I recently installed Fedora 30 on my new laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad E495). My problem is: when I try to connect to my server through SSH, is asking me the password. I enter the password and after this ...
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Using xdm on fedora: Login Manager does not start on boot, manually starting does not open the window manager

I'm trying to install a Fedora 30 system from the ground up. I want to use i3 as my Window Manager and xdm as my login manager. I can start an X server manually with startx, which starts i3. I then ...
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How to move /home to a new partition fedora

I am new on linux, I have windows 10 and Fedora dual booted on my laptop. I finished the space in the /home folder and I am trying to resolve this problem. I allocated a free space on my disk to ...
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Deleted swap that I created

I am running Fedora 29 I was trying some things so I created a swap partition at /var/tmp/swap_file then I turned on the swap file. This caused me boot errors because it filled up my root directory. ...
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Make error when building driver on fedora

I am trying to install a open source driver for my WiFi NIC that only has official support for Windows(this is the only linux driver I can find, and has very little support). It is found here. It ...
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How to mount host directory from Centos 7 guest in KVM on Fedora 30 host?

I am attempting to share a directory on my host to a guest. Host: Fedora 30 Guest: Centos 7 Using Virt-manager I added a filesystem Type: mount Driver: Default Mode: Mapped Source Path: /KVMshare (...
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Xfce doesn't change decorators and other parts to any other theme than “Adwaita”

After going from release to release of Fedora for a couple years, I noticed a problem recently on my laptop. When I switch to "Adwaita-Dark" in the "Appearance" menu in Xfce, things change to dark ...
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Fedora Cinnamon, mint-y-dark-aqua: change text color desktop icons

I have switched to mint-y-dark-aqua themes; when I try to change a name of file or folder on the desktop, the color of text switch to a light grey and, over a white background, I'm unable to see fonts....
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Moving away from Scientific Linux

I am running Scientific Linux 7 with xfce in office... it took quite a while to get my environment productive (DevOps, ML Development python/miniconda, ...) and as this is for business not only ...
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What does “Supported ISO: no” mean in Fedora installer?

I just installed Fedora Workstation 30. On boot, I selected "Test this media & start Fedora-Workstation-Live". The screen shows: /dev/disk/by-label/Fedora-WS-Live-30-1-2: ...
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sudo and su do not work in a newly installed fedora 30

I just installed Fedora 30 and I am trying to get my head around it. I need to install lots of stuff from the command line but when I run sudo the system tells me that the command does not exist. (if ...
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Is this package dependency conflict with liberation-fonts a bug?

Google's google-chrome-stable requires the following dependency: liberation-fonts 1:2.00.5-3.fc30 updates Fedora's Wine package requires the following dependency: liberation-narrow-fonts 1.07.6-1....
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Why can I open .iso files with Engrampa on one computer but not another?

I have Fedora 30 installed on two computers with different packages installed. The major difference is that one is x86_64 and the other is i686. On the x86_64 system, I can read and extract files ...
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Why is my rpmbuild %{dist} .fc30.fc30 instead of just .fc30?

I have a .spec file: Name: somefile Version: 1.0.0 Release: 1%{?dist} ... Which produces an RPM: somefile-1.0.0-1.fc30.fc30.noarch.rpm Why is %{dist} applying .fc30 twice? ...
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Cannot execute ld : error 126

I have f30 installed 3 weeks and I keep seeing this error when I try to compile C++ of maybe fortran code. It is an error connected to ld : error: ld returned 126 exit status I've tried to look into ...
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Buttonless Elantech Touchpad Issues

Recently, my touchpad has broken a few different ways: No "area" functionality for Mouse Click Emulation No click-and-drag with one finger click and another finger drag libinput has incorrect ...
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fedora 30 question about .desktop file in application

In /usr/share/applications, there are many .desktop files. But after using Fedora 30, all icons there are not showing and I can only use a text editor to edit them. Anyone know how to show the icons? ...
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How to get a more complete virtual keyboard in fedora 29

I recently installed fedora 29 on a tablet. The default virtual keyboard lacks many keys, making it difficult to use the terminal. How can I change it? I tried to use onboard, but it shows erratic ...
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How to install qt5 in Fedora 30

I really have no clue about how to install qt5 in Fedora 30. I need to use paraview which complains about some missing software: $ ./paraview ./paraview: /home/jimmy/Scaricati/ParaView-5.7.0-RC2-MPI-...
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Error while installing network simulator

Hi all I'm getting the following error while installing ns2.34 in Fedora. Please help me fix collect2: ld returned 1 exit status make: *** [Makefile:420: ns] Error 1 Ns make failed
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Using adduser to create a user with group, home directory and gecos as arguments

I want to create a user with adduser command and then set up its password using passwd command. I want to specify the group, home directory and gecos for the user and then set up the password for the ...
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Help fixing library version mismatch

Now I know Fedora expects the 64-bit and 32-bit versions of libraries to be the same. But I have no idea how to untangle this mess. All things I've tried so far have not worked. I'm running an x86_64 ...
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How do I set up a hotspot 802.11n with nmcli?

Almost everything is in the title ... I want to set up a Wi-Fi hotspot using only nmcli (no hostapd etc...) I'm doing this to create the hotspot (a small bash script): #!/bin/sh VAR_HOTSPOT="TEST" ...
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How to configure compiz to use metacity/macro window decorations?

When running the MATE-Compiz spin of Fedora, enabling compiz with the System > Preferences > Look and Feel > Simple CompizConfig Settings Manager (simple-ccm package) will enable compiz ...
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Fedora 30 : Laptop won't shutdown/reboot or hibernate

I've installed f30and I've come across this issue : when I power on my laptop and close the lid, the system gets hibernated as I told it to do. When I open the lid the system is up and running again ...