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Fedora is a Linux distribution with a fast release cycle, maintained by a community and sponsored by Red Hat.

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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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How to set second keyboard in Fedora (if there's no Settings-`Region and Languages` application in Startup Menu')? [closed]

I just installed Lunux Fedora 29 and wanted to change (add) language on my keyboard. The Fedora System Administrator's Guide says there should be a Region and Language application from the Setting ...
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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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man -k and makewhatis [closed]

I was using my Fedora 25 system and man -k, and apropos wasn't working. I googled and it appears makewhatis was taken out. I have a TrueOS system and man -k is working fine. My question is why would ...
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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 ...
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unable to add user to group fedora 29

I used groupadd to add a group so that I could manage with git some root owned scripts. I then used usermod to add a user to a group. The user is the currently logged in standard user and I am in a ...
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Compile on RHLE6, but run on RHEL7 or Fedora 29 - is that possible?

I'm quite a beginner in terms of Linux, and was wondering in terms of system compatibility. If I compile an application on RHEL6 - would I be able to safely run the output on RHEL7 and/or Fedora 29 ...
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How to install packages with no internet on Fedora 29?

I have a CHUWI Lapbook 15 which I want to install Fedora on. I will often start installation of Fedora with the server spin as it is minimal and doesn't need to first boot into a live cd. The problem ...
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How can I resize my fedora lvm partition to be larger with the root partition in the way?

I have changed to Fedora Linux and shrunk my windows partition. I have unallocated space which I want Fedora to take up. I have looked other answers to questions like this and cannot find instructions ...
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External display briefly turns off under load

I am currently running Fedora 29 (but the same thing was happening under Ubuntu 18.10) on Lenovo X1 Carbon 6th gen. When I am putting my computer under a slight load external display turns off for ...
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Fedora 29 repo issue

In the last weeks I started noticing some strange behavior in my system. I can not install application from "Software" gui and neither from CLI. Now I am sure about this issue because: [root@...
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Disable / mute internal laptop speakers

I have a pair of bluetooth headphones and they sometimes randomly disconnect causing my laptop to switch to playing music loudly over the internal speaker and distracting everyone else in the office. ...
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Fedora 29 qemu time problem

Since i upgraded my workstation from fedora28 to fedora29 i encountered a problem with my virtual machine which is running on my workstation. I am using this virtual machine for browsing in the ...
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Blank LightDM screen after upgrading Fedora 28 → 29

I just upgraded Fedora using the system upgrade dnf plugin and everything went fine up until the first boot where I got stuck with a black screen and just a moving cursor. journalctl -u lightdm doesn'...
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trying to install/upgrade make, gcc/g++ or build-essential [duplicate]

I am trying to install/upgrade make and gcc/g++ on to my Linux virtual environment buy installing build-essential. I have tried to install using pip3 but get the following error returned: [user@...
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scan from printer to pdf file via a network

OS. Fedora 28 64 bit gnome fully up dated Printer Brother MFC-J6530DW Fixed IP addresses XXX.YYY.ZZZ.WW2 for the printer Fixed IP address for the Computer XXX/YYY.ZZZ.WW3 for the Computer The ...
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Fedora 29 VirtualBox possible conflict

I did a complete re-install (not upgrade) to Fedora 29 in November 2018. At that time, a Fedora-29-compatible version of VirtualBox was not yet ready. Discussed below the ========= line in this ...
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What package is used in Fedora 29 to install xblacklight?

I installed Fedora 29 and do not use the wayland Gnome. I use x11 with i3. However, when I went to use xblacklight to adjust my laptop backlight, the command was not found. I also tried using it as ...
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Unable to add user to a group due to sssd?

I'm working on Fedora 29 x86_64 fully patched. I'm trying to add my user to the dialout group so I can open the modem: $ ls -Al /dev/ttyUSB0 crw-rw----. 1 root dialout 188, 0 Feb 22 19:27 /dev/...
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Kernel 4.20.8-200 headers?

I'm trying to run VirtualBox on my Fedora 29 machine, but it errors out. Following it's instructions (execute /sbin/vboxconfig) yeilds: Please install the Linux kernel "header" files matching the ...
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/dev/mapper/fedora-root is full

When I run df -h I get the following return: [root@localhost ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on devtmpfs 983M 0 983M 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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Unable to start new gnome terminals from shell script when remotely logging in through ssh

Background: I SSH into my Linux machine via Putty on my Windows machine. I am running VcXsrv on Windows and forwarding X over SSH. This is all working as expected. I am running into issues opening ...
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Manage a VPN TUN connection under fedora 29 dhcp routing dns

SoftEther is a nice project to establish a VPN a bit easily using both windows and linux enviorment. It has also a vpn azure ddns. My enviorment is A network 192.168.1.0/24 with various host most ...
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How to implement iptables on lxc-container?

I installed lxc-container (fedora 29 amd64) on my ubuntu 18.04 system. The linux container had no firewall command line tools. Therefore I installed iptables into my container and it installed ...
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Fedora 29 — 500gb Hard Drive only storing 52.6gb

I have two hard drives on my laptop. One has 1tb with windows 10 and the other is 500gb (which I took from an old laptop) with fedora 29. When I went into the disk usage analyzer (DUA) on Fedora 29 I ...
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Disable Wayland for Fedora 28 login screen

I've installed Fedora 28 from the LXDE spin. I am running AnyDesk to enable remotely logging into this system, which only supports X11, and not Wayland. LXDE itself uses X11, so that's fine. However,...
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Trying to execute a script (that creates folders) on remote server: “Permission denied”

I wrote a script that should allow me to create directories with specific permissions on a remote server. I used the command to execute the script to the remote server: stan@192.168.159.133 /root/...
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Other has permissions with umask 007 on VM with mounted folder

One thing that's odd to me right now is I am playing around with permissions. The way umask works to my knowledge is it basically tells what permissions u g o don't have using octal representation (...
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How do I get back to my linux environment

I have a partitioned my disk and am running a virtual Fedora instance. I has been working on the instance and closed down Fedora and restarted. When the instance restarted I was expecting to see ...
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Fedora 29 getting stuck at “Started GNOME Display Manager”

This has been happening for a while now about a month. I thought it would be fix with new updates but it didn't. The file /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old has this last few lines before the crash [574.086] (...
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Systemd nats.service file is throwing error

I install NATS as guid for Ubuntu. How To Install and Configure NATS on Ubuntu 16.04 I had used same instruction as this in Fedora 27 it was working. But nats.service file is not working in Fedora ...
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Fedora 29, Intel HD audio, no sound from speakers or headphone jack

I am using Fedora 29 and am not able to get any sound out of my machine. As far as the operating system is concerned (when using alsamixer, pavucontrol, etc.) sound should be working, nothing is muted ...
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Fedora 29: not reading changes in .bash_profile

I have added some aliases and functions to the .bash_profile but they are not available when I start a new Command Line Prompt. Neither they are available after a reboot. I need to execute a 'source ~/...
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How to retain root status when splitting a Terminator terminal

I am using Fedora with Cinnamon desktop environment. I have managed to add execute options to the terminator icon in the application bar, so when I open Terminator I get a password prompt in the ...
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MAC address is removed with tainted VirtualBox modules on Fedora 29

I am getting crash reports. net/mac80211/driver-ops results in drv_remove_interface. My network interface is removed and I can't connect to the WiFi. I can recover this by shutting down or going in ...
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Installing fedora using the automatic option

I have allocated 25gb of free space on my disk and I was wondering if I was to select the automatic setting when installing fedora will it use the free space which is already on the disk. I'm trying ...
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dnf tab completion hangs

Tab completion is hanging when attempting to complete package names. eg dnf info fire[TAB]. How can I fix this? It works in general for bash, and also for completing dnf options, but not for package ...
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Why do I have these arp cache entries, for addresses way outside my network?

$ ip -4 neigh show dev eno1 209.132.181.16 FAILED 152.19.134.142 FAILED 85.236.55.6 FAILED 152.19.134.198 FAILED 8.43.85.67 FAILED 140.211.169.206 FAILED How could these weird ip neighbour (ARP)...
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Bluetooth Mouse keeps connect/disconnect without move

I'm trying to setup a bluetooth mouse, without success. I'm using Fedora 29, but I've also tested on an Debian Distro and the problem is the same, so I thought that could not be a distro specific ...
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Why does not Anaconda's question box appear during system startup?

Process: Regular start of the system: press the power button, select the element corresponding to the encrypted partition LUKS, in the boot menu Grub2. Components: * Operating system Fedora 28. * /...
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broadcom-wl driver (akmods) from RPMFusion does not compile a MacBook Pro 11, 1 (mid-2014 Retina model)

I have used Fedora wonderfully before on my MacBook Pro 11, 1 with working wifi set up as per this guide. It describes the process of adding the RPMFusion repos and installing the akmods broadcom-wl ...