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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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How do I enable touch gestures in Fedora MATE/GNOME/KDE?

Need to know how to enable touch gestures like multi-finger swipe to the next workspace... Ubuntu has libinput-gestures, but how do I install that on Fedora? All of the Copr repositories I have ...
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Understanding the meaning of @ in package management

I discovered tmux is installed on my system. In order to find out if it was preinstalled with fedora I ran the command dnf info tmux which prints out: Installed Packages Name : tmux Version ...
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Fedora 29 upgrading 1400 packages — is it safe to shut down in the middle of the upgrade?

Is it safe to stop this in the middle? I am need to leave soon and have to shutdown my system ( I am working via USB at a public computer)
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Bootloaders triple windows fedora kali - each bootloader loads it's host OS and windows, not the other linux

I'm having issues with the kernel loading when trying to multiboot. I had previously fixed a similar issue but following a fresh Kali install (and it's attendant automatic reinstall of grub) I've ...
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How Can I luks encrypt the root and swap partition on a Fedora ARM Server?

On every graphical Linux installation I've used there is typically a checkbox to enable luks encryption. Problem is the installation is different, whereas typically you get a bootable .iso or .img the ...
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403 frobidden when trying access apache / directory

I am trying to run my first PHP code on my desktop Linux. I installed httpd on my pc and changed these things: Changed document root to /home/MyUserName/httpd/www Changed default port to 8080 I ...
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Permission denied appending passwd and shadow files to log files

I created 5 new users in Fedora. However, all this has to be appended to a log file. One of the requirements for the assignment is to append /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow files into a log file. I am ...
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Starting wpa_supplicant via script in systemd not working properly

I've written a script to manually start the wpa_supplicant function on a Fedora/Centos7 machine with a wireless NIC. Due to static routing issues, I cannot use NetworkManager (nor do I want do with ...
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Multiple Linux distros break BIOS fan control?

I have a strange (and annoying) problem with my ASUS UX32LA notebook: I suspect that multiple Linux distros (Ubuntu 16.04 and newer major versions using the 4.18.0-17-generic kernel, plus Fedora 28 ...
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How to list all packages marked as 'group'

The dnf command is able to mark packages as install, remove or group [1]. To list all packages marked as install, the command dnf repoquery --userinstalled [2] can be used. My question is: Is there a ...
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Failed to synchronize cache for repo

I'm doing my best to install THIS to my server. All of the instructions are for Ubuntu I'm going through and finding fedora commands to replace Ubuntu's. I've gotten to "Install and setup ARM" Section ...
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Modify grub to dual boot fedora with windows 10

I am trying to dual boot fedora with windows 10. I am new to linux. I have found this code to be written in 40_custom file in grub. menuentry "Windows 10" { set root='(hd0,1)' chainloader +1 } ...
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Systemd timer is lost after reboot?

I'm working on Fedora 29 x86_64, fully patched. I have a timer and a service. When the timer fires it starts the service. The service runs a script, and the script exits after about 10 seconds. I can'...
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Fedora 29 VirtualBox will not use DNS from host VPN

I am running a Windows 10 machine for work (required) and so use VirtualBox to get a Fedora 29 machine so I can run code locally before pushing to production. Our github is behind a VPN and we use ...
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How to prevent iptables and nftables rules from running simultaneously?

I'm trying to set up a firewall on my own desktop (currently I'm tinkering with a Fedora 29 virtual machine). I would like to have it on the "deny-everything-by-default" basis. Almost immediately I ...
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Kernel-core fail

I use Fedora 29 (xfce), and today it's starts to break my browsers. Appears to me the message: "unexpected error" "the system encountered a problem and recovered" but, it's been happening even me ...
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Accidentally did “systemctl set-default machines.target” on Fedora 29

Accidentally gave the command systemctl set-default machines.target on Fedora 29 to reset back to GUI from cli and now my PC hangs on the boot logo. I want to know where the config file is so that I ...
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Fedora 29 graphical login screen (sddm) displays only virtual keyboard

I've upgraded from Fedora 27 to 29. The upgrade itself passed fine, just after final reboot, the graphical login screen (sddm) just flickered standard screen with users and then displays virtual ...
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Fedora server reboot

I'm having an issue on a fedora server running on my laptop. I would like to get to the root of why Fedora decides to reboot automatically after a certain error: Apr 10 06:14:33 Leviathan.mendelev....
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How to install Intel B360 chipset drivers in Fedora 23?

I have got an office pc with Intel B360 chipset. The OS I have is Fedora 23 but the screen resolution is not optimised. I have updated the OS using yum and it installed some Intel graphics drivers ...
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Ansible dnf module: “MODULE FAILURE”

I am seeing the Ansible dnf module fail. But not reliably. When it does fail, it seems to succeed if I run Ansible again. My system is Fedora 29 Workstation. (More version information is shown ...
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How to mark a base package as not user installed while avoiding dnf autoremove?

On a freshly installed Fedora system, base packages such as sudo are not counted as user installed, i.e. dnf repoquery --userinstalled | grep sudo comes back empty. At the same time, these packages ...
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nfs share error

I have a error in configuring nfs share. not able to view the nfs directory after showmount command.
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PDF metadata editor - GUI - FEDORA

I can't find a graphical pdf metadata editor for Fedora (Fedora 30). I found "PDFMtEd" which doesn't work in Fedora because it needs "exiftool" but I can't install that. Is there any solution to this?...
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Fedora 29: screen blank/flickering after upgrade to Kernel 5.x on DELL XPS 15 9570

I am running Fedora 29 on a DELL XPS 15 9570, latest BIOS installed. Since upgrading to kernel 5.0.3 / 5.0.5, my laptop screen stays blank (with occasional white flicker) after the BIOS logo, and it ...
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Installing Fedora 29 alongside Windows 10 replacing Ubuntu 18.10

I currently have a Windows 10 installation and Ubuntu 18.10 installed alongside it. I recently tried to install fedora but on the HDD there was no FAT32 partition for the boot. sdap1 was a NTFS ...
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How to acquire SPEC files from SRPM?

is it possible to specifically download only SPEC files (which are used in srpm files for rpm building) ? Or more precisely, is there any server that would store only SRPM files available for ...
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Systemd timer that runs until success, then enable again the next day

I'm fetching data files from a server owned by someone else. The data files are posted once a day between 6:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Once I fetch the file for a given day I don't need to check again ...
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How to remove specify version of kernel, fedora?

I downgrade my kernel to 4.20.16-200.fc29.x86_64 after it got updated to kernel-5.0.4-200.fc29.x86_64. Now when I tried to remove it using dnf, and I am getting this No match for argument: kernel-5.0....
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Autofs only mounts on home directory

I'm trying to set an nfs automount with ldap in a folder other than /home. It turns out that autofs always mounts in /home, no matter what. I tried many configurations from the web, including from ...
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How to merge and expand filesystem LVM encrypted LUKS

My filesystem: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on devtmpfs 9.8G 0 9.8G 0% /dev tmpfs 9.8G 18M 9.8G 1% /dev/shm tmpfs ...
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QEMU command line hard disk

I've installed Windows 10 as guest. Everything is OK. But I would like to use my physical hard drive (/dev/sdc) with files. When I start the virtual machine only shows 'Booting from hard disk'. I use ...
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Fedora: Xorg login sequence under gdm

Fedora 28+, i3 window manager. My login scripts are all predicated upon the whole Xorg session startup sequence (~/.xinitrc, ~/.xsession, etc.), but at some point in upgrading my old FC23 laptop to ...
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Why does this script output corrupt files when run automatically with crontab?

I have a script that scans a folder for all .mp3 files and creates an index. Next it waits 5s otherwise it doesn't work correctly. Lastly, it removes bad characters from the song names. I have this ...
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What utility does rpm --import use to download keys?

I was trying to add brave key to fedora repository. I am behind a http-proxy, so I am unable to connect.I wonder what utility (like wget or curl) does rpm use to download the keys? so that I can add ...
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Systemd timer and mount not found

I'm trying to set up a systemd time that runs every 4 hours. When the timer fires a script is run to update some data files. I followed systemd timer every 2 hours at 30 minutes past the hour? and ...
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How to troubleshoot Nginx permission denied in subdirectory?

I'm working on Fedora 29 Server. SELinux is in Enforcing mode. I'm having trouble getting Nginx to serve documents from a subdirectory below root. I need to know how to troubleshot it further because ...
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Vim with ruby support on fedora

Are there any packages in the fedora repos that have vim with ruby support enabled? It seems that debian has these packages but I am unable to find the same thing for Fedora.
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Can not ping network switch Fedora 29

Setup I have a dual boot fedora 29 & windows 10 setup. The system is connected to a network switch via an ethernet cable. The network switch is configured to serve a management web-ui on the ...
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rsnapshot wrongly filter getting added

I have following lines in rsnapshot.conf snapshot_root /mnt/T4Backup2T/Incremental-Backup rsync_long_args --numeric-ids exclude_file /home/CD/CLPB/backup-files/rsnapshot/saraswathi.exclude ...
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Bash terminal trying to read a previously installed file on each start up

Whenever I open the (Gnome) terminal from my Fedora 26 system this line is being displayed first before the command prompt: -bash: /home/kiran/AIPS/LOGIN.SH: No such file or directory I understand ...
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Running a script prior to ssh login … but only once

I'm hoping someone can offer some insight on this problem, I found a solution to execute a script before an ssh login. It was done by placing the following line within /etc/pam.d/sshd and allowing pam ...
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What should I install to correct “ld: cannot find -lgbm and -linput” so that I can compile a Rust program?

dnf search linput and dnf search lgbm don't yield any results. How can I get these in Fedora? Edit: Backstory I'm trying to build a Rust program, but it won't compile because apparently I'm missing ...
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Logical Volume / Group Volume / Physical Volume : blivet-gui and pvmove

I installed fedora29 workstation. I have only one 1To SATA disk (Partition table : GPT). After automatic installation, all my disk space is used. To reduce /dev/sda3 (because I want space on my disk), ...
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How to fix this command mass renaming files to match a text file [closed]

for file in *; do read line; mv -v "${file}" "${line}"; done < /var/www/html/uploads/songs.txt It works as in changing all 700 files. But it doesn't seem to do it in the correct order. I feel ...
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Building in different linux-based OS

I'm not experienced in C, qt and cmake. I spent last 10 hours trying to build this project: https://github.com/moonlight-stream/moonlight-qt May main goal is to build it myself and run it on Ubuntu. ...
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Qgis and qtdesigner4: /lib64/libQtWebKit.so.4: undefined symbol

I am trying to launch two programs but there is a problem with /lib64/libQtWebKit.so.4 qgis: qgis: symbol lookup error: /lib64/libQtWebKit.so.4: undefined symbol: ...
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Why is a critical security patch in chromium/F29 still open after two weeks time? [closed]

I am running a daily updated F29 and still have the old, vulnerable chromium package (Version 71.0.3578.98 (Developer Build) Fedora Project (64-bit)). Google warned (3/1/2019) to upgrade asap because ...
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How do I mass remove certain characters from directory/file names

What's a command I could use to do this on fedora 29 I need to remove [,], and -. If possible just remove the characters. Otherwise I'm good with replacing them as '_' I have 2,400+ files and ...
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Enlarge the current user's allocated space on Fedora 29

I had allocated root account 49G and for my current user 43G on my fedora v.29. Now I found the space for root is seldom used (30%) and my current user's space is almost used up. What steps should I ...