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Cannot autostart Conky in Fedora 36 - GNOME 42

So: I just installed Conky, and it looks very nice. But it's annoying to constantly open it on startup manually. So I've search for a way to autostart Conky I've tried: Making a .desktop file and put ...
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Is 'yum check-update' mandatory to do an update? (Ubuntu comparison)

For Fedora Workstation 36. About yum (yes I know it is replaced by dnf) - I am using yum for academic purposes. To accomplish an update of all the packages available in the OS - is used the sudo yum ...
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Need help moving fedora 35 system from intel to AMD motherboard

I had 2 fedora 35 systems, one on an intel i9 and the other on an AMD 5600G. The motherboard with the AMD chip failed and destroyed the contents of the boot drive in the process. I have replaced the ...
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Why 'yum clean all' is always showing the "3 files removed" message?

Through Virtual Box was installed Fedora Workstation 36. It for experimental purposes. For academic purposes yum was used, the following set of commands were executed: yum check-update sudo yum ...
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Does dnf work with all the latest data installed/updated got through yum?

Through Virtual Box was installed Fedora Workstation 36. It for experimental purposes. About package/repository management there are two options yum and dnf where the latter is preferred over the ...
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Qubes Post-Install Problem

I already installed qubes it's booting to gui but i can't start any domain i keep getting this error. i have amd 5600x with amd-v enabled. i think it got something to do with csm being enabled which i ...
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sudo vim and vim open different editors

I have just finished installing Fedora 36 and was in the process of installing my usual software. I personally prefer nvim over vim, but I got used to typing vim; so, I just use an alias alias vim='...
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Fedora Laptop sometimes does not shut down and overheats instead

Sometimes (like once a week) when I turn off my laptop, the power is not turned off, while the OS seamingly shuts down. In these instances, the fan turns on maximum power, the battery drains as fast ...
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Custom keyboard config stopped working for spacebar only after upgrading Fedora 34 → 36

Context I have a custom keyboard config. It worked like a charm on Fedora 34. I have just upgraded to Fedora 36 and reinstalled the keyboard layout. Issue The custom layout is picked up, except for ...
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Which Fedora should I use on VirtualBox?

The standard Fedora 36 release directory has the following options: Cloud/ Container/ Everything/ Kinoite/ Modular/ Server/ Silverblue/ Spins/ Workstation/ My goal is to run a Node JS ...
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Snap crashes while installing any application

Installing any application from snap bricks my laptop and I need to force power down. The command I run is: sudo snap install spotify Setup snap "spotify" (60) security profiles for auto-...
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A wine program needs /usr/lib/dri/iris_dri.so on Fedora 36, what do I do?

I have just installed Fedora 36 on a system, and I am trying to run Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15 with wine. The program worked in Fedora 35 after installing mfc42 and corefonts, but is failing in ...
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How can I disable laptop keyboard without carrying a terminal around all the time? [duplicate]

I have Fedora Workstation 36 running Wayland. I need to disable the keyboard that comes with my laptop, without keeping a terminal open all the time. The solution here is to run: sudo evtest --grab /...
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The grub doesn't update in fedora and windows dualboot

I can't update the grub of Fedora to show Windows 10 in. I tried sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg and sudo grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg with the same output Generating ...
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Fedora missing in Grub after installation

I have installed Fedora 36 for the first time (UEFI), but Grub only shows the option to boot Windows boot manager, and Fedora doesn't appear. I haven't tried to change anything yet because I don't ...
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Fedora 36, monitor only showing half of the screen

I'm having a problem after installing Fedora 36. I keep getting a half white screen while using an external monitor. I'm using my laptop and a monitor, but my monitor is only showing a white screen. ...
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Real-time priority problem with OpenAL / PipeWire after upgrade to Fedora 36

After a recent upgrade to Fedora 36 from Fedora 35, many video-conferencing / live-chatting applications don't work anymore. In Telegram, I'm getting an error like this: [ALSOFT] (EE) Failed to set ...
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fedora 36 encrypted drive password prompt

when i open firefox I get prompted for a password. I have tried looking it up and cant find any answers or similar problems.
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Adding function to .profile not available in terminal after logging out and logging back in

So my .profile looks like this: if [ -n "$BASH_VERSION" ]; then # include .bashrc if it exists if [ -f "$HOME/.bashrc" ]; then . "$HOME/.bashrc" fi fi ...
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TrippleBuffering disables laptop monitor

I've got Asus Rog Strix Scar 15 with i912900h and rtx 3070ti. I installed Fedora Silverblue 36 along with asus linux. I was trying to fix the tearing issue. The Force Composition Pipeline trick doesn'...
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NVIDIA driver can't find physical present gpu

Setting: I have a Lenovo Y50-70 which has an integrated graphics card: Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 4600 (HSW GT2) and an additional graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M a while aggo a windows ...
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No sound via HDMI on a 4k TV on Fedora

I've had issues with Debian on my USFF HP ProDesk 400 G5 and the connected 4k TV (Screen tearing, resolution and sound issues), so I wanted to give Fedora a chance. I've booted the latest Workstation ...
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What is Virtualbox's "vboxdrv" module?

I have a tainted kernel and at least currently journalctl -k | grep taint points to the specific module: localhost.localdomain kernel: vboxdrv: loading out-of-tree module taints kernel. localhost....
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Can't rebase Fedora 35 to 36

I am using Fedora 35 right now and would like to switch to version 36 but can't do that: rpm-ostree rebase fedora:fedora/36/x86_64/silverblue ⠤ Receiving objects; 99% (366/367) 10,2 MB/s 214,5 MB ...
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What is the link between g++ and gcc-c++ in Fedora's DNF repositories?

On Fedora 35: # dnf install g++ Last metadata expiration check: 0:07:14 ago on Fri May 6 09:44:09 2022. Package gcc-c++-11.3.1-2.fc35.x86_64 is already installed. Dependencies resolved. Nothing to ...
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`docker run --rm debian:jessie apt update` does not work on Fedora host

I'm having trouble debugging a docker issue. On my machine as host, every apt/apt-get/apt-cache command in the debian:jessie image hangs and I can't figure out why. On other machines with docker, when ...
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Any screen sharing program freeze entire system after starting demonstration

i'm newbie to Linux. First, when i tried to use some screen sharing app it just shows black screen. I swithced from Wayland to X11, and it started to work fine, but after a few seconds the system ...
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Ethernet adapter in "lspci" but not available in "nmtui"

How can I activate an Ethernet adapter which is visible in lspci but otherwise not exposed? Messing around, I recently moved an SSD with a Fedora install from one computer to another. Without changing ...
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Why are neither rename nor mmv working on my Fedora 35 system?

On my Fedora 35 system neither of the following are working. I have about twenty or so jpg files in a directory, and I wish to add the name of a website to each image after its main title. I am ...
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dnf cannot find bashdb on fedora 34 arm version

I'm running arm version of fedora 34 using parallels on a m1 Mac mini. However, when I tried sudo dnf install bashdb, it complains the package is not found. I also tried to download the tar files and ...
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Cannot boot live into linux from USB on Asus ROG laptop

I'm trying to dual boot on my Asus ROG Flow x13 laptop. I want to dual boot Fedora Workstation, but I'm having an issue where whenever I select Start Fedora-Workstation-Live 35 the screen will just go ...
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Fedora 33 crashed upgrading to Fedora 34 and it no longer boots

I am a Fedora Novice User and I am begging for help. My system has been working perfectly for around 2 years. I initially installed F31 and I've been updating to F32 and F33 using the Software Center. ...
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How do I set the correct screen resolution/scaling in fedora 35 kde like in windows 10?

I am very new to the Linux world and I am using fedora as my operating system. When I was in windows, the screen resolution and scaling was perfect. But now everything looks so small. I tried changing ...
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xorg-x11-drv-intel SYSTEM FAILURE, Intel Iris Xe, I7 1165 G7

i've installed fedora 35 on my new laptop(asus x513 i7 1165g7) and, since i changed from w11 to f35, this system failure always appear when starting my system, the backtrace says: WARNING: CPU: 2 PID: ...
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My cursor movement is laggy and stutters

My cursor movement is very laggy and stutters a lot. OS: Fedora Linux 35 (KDE Plasma) x86_64 Kernel: 5.14.10-300.fc35.x86_64 Resolution: 1366x768 DE: Plasma 5.24.4 CPU: Intel i5-7300HQ (4) @ 3....
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Best way for rock solid system snapshots on fedora

What is a simple way to backup my system packages daily so I can rollback to the exact same state should I mess up (System files only not /home) Ideally I would be able to restore from the Fedora ...
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Reinstalling all base fedora packages from live USB or distro repair

I am an idiot. I was browsing the internet as was told to install media codecs. I followed this guide and ran the below sudo dnf install gstreamer1-plugins-{bad-\*,good-\*,base} gstreamer1-plugin-...
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I am not able to change my DE to DE that I just installed?

Hi I just fresh installed Fedora but I wanted to try mutiple DEs like :cinnamon, KDE or MATE so I run commands to install them which did pretty well. But when I reboot and try to change my DE in login ...
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Fedora transaction test error on dnf update: file "conflicts"

I am trying to update Fedora using sudo dnf update. It lists the packages to be updated, downloads them, but then fails with this message: Running transaction check Transaction check succeeded. ...
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Fedora stuck on running scriplet: systemd-libs

I used the dnf update command and after some time this happened. It's been like this for half an hour. Not only that, but I can't move my mouse, press any buttons, open something else, the computer is ...
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Enabling Vulkan in Xplane 11/Steam

So I have two graphic cards, Intel and Nvidia. Xplane also has two versions, OpenGL Vulkan In steam, when I set __NV_PRIME_RENDER_OFFLOAD=1 __GLX_VENDOR_LIBRARY_NAME=nvidia %command% I can run ...
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Fedora fails to boot on mensage: 'starting terminate plymouth boot screen'

I recently updated my fedora 32 to install Adobe Reader. I used the dnf upgrade command. After: sudo dnf install snapd dnf install snapd ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap snap install acrordrdc I ...
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shows 'no internet' icon on gnome network manager applet

I added [connectiviy] uri=https://nmcheck.gnome.org/check_network_status.txt to /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/20-connectivity.conf. By doing this, NetworkManager will use https instead of http to check ...
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move /boot to separate partition

I have Fedora 35 installation, where I placed /boot/efi in separate (physical) partition, / in separate (also physical) partition and I have separate lvm partition where I keep my /home volume. I ...
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Only file owners should be allowed to see the files they uploaded

I've got an SFTP Server setup, and all users are jailed (chroot) to a specific directory (users are only allowed to upload to this single directory). The requirement is to ensure that only the file ...
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lspci command doesn't detect monitor through mini dvi port

I just wired a just received 2005 Toshiba TDP S25 Projector VGA to the mini dvi port of my GP66 Leopard via an adapter. However, when I select "Computer 1" on the toshiba menu I have a mere &...
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Why aren't my audio devices recognized?

On my laptop, only Dummy Output appears in Sound Preferences. This is Mint 20.3, but similarly, nothing is found when running on with an Endeavor or Fedora live-USB-stick. Headphones in the AUX do ...
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VPD access failed after software update

I'm running Fedora 36 beta on a Thinkpad T14 (gen 1). I ran my regular software updates and went to restart the machine to finish the process. Unfortunately this failed. Right now I'm getting a grub ...
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I can only make my shell script run by interrupting it

Here is the code: #!/usr/bin/bash echo hello world! sxhkd -c $HOME/.config/sxhkd/sxhkdrc echo done sxhkd setxkbmap -option caps:swapescape echo done setxkbmap xset r rate 250 60 echo done xset I want ...
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Configure dnf to use DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) without using systemd-resolved

Is there a way to configure dnf to use DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) without using systemd-resolved or a proxy (i.e. dnscrypt-proxy)? I dont like have local servers running on desktops (even on loop back ...
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