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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 can i include all recent updates during kickstart install on fedora/centos without %post

A standard install with a kickstart file on fedora or centos just installs the packages from the install repository, which are usually outdated after some days after the release of a new fedora/centos ...
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Permission denied appending passwd and shadow files to log files

So I am fairly new to linux and 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 ...
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User messages can't be switched on Fedora

A non-root user X cannot message a user Y. This is despite both users having successfully run mesg y. I've tried following advice for similar problems on Ubuntu described in this question. No luck. A ...
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Fedora 25 installer wont detect SSD in UEFI. Keyboard/trackpad doesn't work in LEGACY

I have a Sony Vaio Pro 13 (Model: SVP132A1CW) with Intel Core I-5, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 128GB SSD. That model number is stated on the bottom of the laptop, although when searching the Sony support sites, ...
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How do I use custom-signed shim for secure boot (Fedora)?

I'm not sure whether there's a guide for this but I'd like to know the detailed steps (step-by-step guide perhaps?) involved in achieving the following: Re-sign shim with a custom CA private key, but ...
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Enable scrolling with trackpoint+middleclick on wayland

I installed Fedora 25 on my Thinkpad E470 and the Trackpoint works well. But I cannot use the middle button (the button between left and right mouse click) to scroll. Referring to this source it ...
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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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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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Can I remove files in /var/log/journal and /var/cache/abrt-di/usr?

I use Fedora and these directories contains a large amount of files, I wonder whether I can delete them? The system is running low on space.
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start nginx service on virtual interfaces

nginx.service failed to start at boot because eth0:0 is not yet configured : nginx is IP-based configured. I have enabled systemd-networkd-wait-online.service and added it in the unit wait section ...
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dumpcap: SIOCSIWMODE failed: Operation not permitted

When I try to capture in monitor mode in Wireshark after capturing a few packets I get the following error: Unknown message from dumpcap, try to show it as a string: Can't restore interface wlp18s0 ...
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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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Linux kernel 3.3 power regression

I am using Fedora 16 in my DELL n4110. I recently upgraded the kernel from 3.2 to 3.3. In contradiction to the official claim, my system still drains battery as hell. It only provides 1:30 to 2 hrs of ...
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Linux : Very slow internet connections through proxy

I am experiencing very slow Internet connections for applications like apt-get and Firefox browsing through proxy (download speed in Firefox is pretty normal). My Internet connection uses a proxy ...
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Copy files from VCD without conversion to MPEG

I'm using a Fedora 23-like OS (Korora) and recently I got my hands on an old VCD. Korora recognized it as a "Video CD" all right and Nautilus even gave me an option to play using VLC. But as soon as I ...
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Low sound volume on Lenovo laptop under Fedora

I'm having trouble hearing anything at all under Fedora 16 on this Lenovo T520. Everything in alsamixer is at 100% (both pulseaudio and card). I installed Windows 7 on the laptop to check if the same ...
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Eclipse Mars + Fedora 20 + KDE = black-on-black tooltips

So, I'm using a system with Fedora 20 installed, running a KDE 4.14.7 desktop. (I don't have root access so please no complaints about why I don't just upgrade my distro.) I have just installed ...
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How to enable WIFI on VMWare Fedora 12? (It's detecting and working fine on Windows 7)

I have Fedora 12 running on my VMware. I am unable to see any options to enable WIFI connection on Fedora. When I am accessing Internet through WIFI and its working perfectly fine on Windows 7 (on ...
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Developing asp.net mvc on linux

I am trying to get rid of Windows, and switch to Fedora. In college I'm learning a lot of asp.net MVC 5. Now. I know I can do asp.net Core on Linux, with vs code and so on, but is it possible for me ...
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How to mount NFS 3 volumes on Fedora 17?

I installed the package nfs-utils and tried it via: # mount -t nfs server:/mnt /mnt mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking. mount.nfs: Either use '-o nolock' to keep ...
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Boot linux bootloader from Mac OSX

I was running Fedora 17 on my computer which was an HP windows based machine. Unfortunately my computer has a malfunctioning motherboard and will no longer turn on. I removed the hard drive and using ...
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Wifi not working on Fedora 23 [duplicate]

I installed Fedora 23 32-bit on my DELL latitude E5500, everything went well -I guess- but my wifi is not activated and the indicator is not lit up, I checked the manual switch and it's on -so is my ...
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Eclipse does not launch without sudo

On my Fedora (Fedora 22 Workstation) system, I recently installed Eclipse (sudo dnf install eclipse-platform). However, I am unable to launch Eclipse without using sudo. I would prefer not to have to ...
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Why the “ passwd ” command give the root shell without password?

I have a Fedora server in which every time I execute passwd it automatically logins to root with no password necessary: Also, passwd is unable to change root password. Furthermore, root account is ...
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How do I get Fedora 17 boot media to boot my laptop?

I have been using Ubuntu since Ubuntu 11.10 came out. I was very satisfied with how Ubuntu has evolved over the past few years, but now I would like to try out Fedora 17 since that has been out for a ...
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Get into wheel group

I've kicked myself out of the wheel group by running usermod -G without -a (add). Now, if I change to root by su and do usermod -aG wheel myuser I get no output, as expected. Likewise, groups myuser ...
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Can't get wireless driver working on Fedora and other distros [closed]

I recently purchased this USB wireless network adapter for my old desktop but have been unable to get the wireless drivers to work on any distro I've tried. I've tried Robolinux, Fedora, and a few ...
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Fedora 20 Crashes on Older PC

I have an older PC that has been flawlessly running Windows XP for several years. Since Microsoft discontinued support for XP, I want to install the latest version of Fedora. While trying to install "...
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Combine wired and wifi for use with VPN

I am using Fedora 21 on my laptop. What I want to accomplish is that, when I switch from wired network to wifi, I don't lose my VPN connection. Tips for accomplishing that would be appreciated in ...
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Tried to install Nvidia drivers, now I can only boot to tty [duplicate]

I'm on Fedora 23. I followed this guide and got all the way up to the "2.7 Reboot to runlevel 3" step. I did that step then rebooted and now I can only boot into tty. I tried to continue on with ...
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SELinux not allowing read files on ~/.cert

I'm new to Fedora 23 and SELinux. I use an OpenVPN client through NetworkManager. I stored all the files I needed OpenVPN to access (certificate, CA and private key) inside ~/.cert and ran updatecon -...
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How to add smb service to run level?

I want smb start with system. Do i have to place script that start smb in etc/rc.d/rc6.d/ or there is a way to make it listed in autostart services after #chkconfig smb on ? The question is why if i ...
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How to change Grub 2 default permanently?

Fedora now uses Grub 2. Whenever it does a kernel upgrade, it loses my default boot option (Windows). How can I fix this? I resent Grub 2 over this, because the old Grub respected my choices.
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Fedora 25 Broadcom Wireless BCM43228 No WiFi

I know Broadcom does not play nice with Fedora, I've been dealing with this for several years and versions. In the past, installing kmod-wl or akmod-wl was usually enough to get everything up and ...
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How to test whether a Linux binary was compiled as position independent code?

I recently learned that (at least on Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux), executable programs that are compiled as Position Independent Executables (PIE) receive stronger address space randomization (...
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No space left on .3075? What does that mean?

In this thread which wasn't answered, I posted my problem. After all this time, I have removed fedora, and then installed it on a 150 GB partition. Although the first thing I did after installing ...
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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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Fedora 23 Apache and PHP not working

I am struggling to get an answer to this. I have Fedora 23 install, in place upgrade from Fedora 22. When I go to http://localhost I get a list of files and folder and not the Fedora Test Page as it ...
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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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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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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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Kernel panic in Fedora 18 after updating to kernel-3.9

I've installed Fedora 18 and did yum update to update my system. I got a bunch of updates (around 350 MB download), among them is kernel-3.9.4-200.fc18.x86_64. Now, when I boot my system to the new ...
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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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Fedora 26--Trackpad Stops Working

I recently updated my laptop from Fedora 25 to 26. After the update, sometimes, usually after I close the lid, the trackpad stops working entirely. I can't move the pointer, click, or scroll. ...
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How can I find out what plugin is missing in nmcli?

I'm trying to reuse an old Asus EEE "a-la-RaspberryPi", as a small, single task unit. Since I am familiar with Fedora, I have installed Fedora 27 on it via VNC (the default graphical installer is too ...
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Fedora is not acessible after installing updates

I'm using fedora OS. It was working properly until the message "the system requires an update, install updates" was shown. I clicked "install updates" to start the installation but even though it ...
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No much for argument: nvidia , No much for argument: current , Error: Unable to find a match

I recently have installed fedora 27. I wanted to install drivers for graphic and so on . I used this command line sudo dnf install invidia current And this error appears : No much for argument:...
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Compile on RHLE6, but run on RHEL7 or Fedora 29 - is that possible?

I 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 as well, if I copy both the binary as well ...
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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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Can't load second linux distribution with dualboot [closed]

I have two Linux dualboot (fedora, kali). After delete fedora and install fedora I can't boot to kali, because after bios I don't see the choice (boot to fedora 29 or to kali Linux), I only see the ...