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Nvidia drivers not working with Fedora 22

I used the net-installer package yesterday to install fedora 22 with the cinnamon desktop. That installer was buggy but I eventually got it to do the install. I then went to install my nvidia ...
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Domain Authentication Error

I have installed and configured the ipa-server and in my machine I'm running fedora workstation 30. After installing the ipa-client on my machine and well configure it I can not authenticate myself ...
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how to test sco packets in bluetooth

Issue : Monitor sco packets between master and slave bluetooth. Description of problem. I have small in-house Bluetooth device (developed in Linux fedora OS) and is configured as slave device. I am ...
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ngircd / xchat SSL issues

I'm trying to setup a ngircd IRC server on Fedora 18 (which was installed using yum), but I'm having some SSL issues. I can connect to the server locally and remotely if I choose to "accept invalid ...
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How do I allow all machine from current network to access to fedora server?

I have a Fedora Desktop machine (192.168.16.109), on which I'm running VirtualBox which is running Fedora Server edition (192.168.16.112) for development purpose. There's bridged connected selected in ...
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Is there a way to launch the GUI application frome command line without Window Desktop application(like GNOME)?

I read the on-line document: link I am using Fedora30. Is it also possible to launch a gui app. on text mode(init 3 state) as on Ubuntu? I make ~/.xinitrc and put in xterm & then after command ...
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Very High CPU Usage By IRQ #16

I recently noticed that one of my CPUs was idling at around 85-90% and according to top the usage was coming from interrupts, so just like in this question I used a combination of dmesg and ...
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Safely uninstalling GNOME desktop environment on Fedora 29

This question is similar to What is secure to remove from GNOME Desktop => GNOME (but not a duplicate). I want to remove the GNOME desktop environment. Running the proposed command in this ...
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How do I change touchpad behavior with libinput running under wayland

The typical method of changing trackpad behavior is to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/<some number>-synaptics.conf. I'm running Fedora 25 running GNOME 3.22 and which uses Wayland by default, not X, ...
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Postfix on Fedora not following Aliases

I have created a script to install Postfix and it works perfect with all my Ubuntu clients, but not on my Fedora client. The Fedora client is able to send e-mail directly to user@domain.com, but when ...
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The evasive gmodule-2.0 package

There are packages in Fedora production repos, which require gmodule-2.0 package if compiled from source but I could not find any traces of this evasive package anywhere. dnf is of no help as unlike ...
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Booting Fedora27.iso with grub2

I got a problem when I want to install Fedora 27 from iso file with grub2. With several terrible hours searching the answer: Format a USBFLashDrive into fat32. Install grub2 to USBFlashDrive. In ...
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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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Old hostname still seen after fresh install of a completely different distro

Something strange happened when I installed Fedora on an SSD that previously had ubuntu installed on it. Essentially, the hostname was configured to be ubuntupc, so when I opened the terminal, I'd ...
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How to start the XAMPP control panel on Fedora 27?

I downloaded xampp from the official site. I followed this and this answer. Then I had to download pygtk2 and pygtk2-libglade. But after trying to run this line: sudo python /opt/lampp/share/xampp-...
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Keyboard shortcut with Shift in Mate

I installed Fedora 21 with Mate. When I tried to bind the hotkey Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Up (for moving a window to some desktop), it tells me that I am already using Ctrl+Alt+Up for switching. I can't ...
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Emergency mode on Fedora 30

I am using fedora 30 since May, 30 final release.. I used terminal mode with xinput --test. After the command, only cursor was blinking... I rebooted, then emergency mode has come with the message ...
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Desktop extends to 3rd display after reboot

GNOME, Wayland, Fedora 30 I have 2 monitors and a TV. I usually have the TV off in the GNOME display settings, and just use the 2 monitors. My display layout survives reboot no problem, except that ...
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Cannot change keyboard layout when using citrix receiver on fedora

I use Fedora 25 and use citrix receiver to connect to my job windows session. When I log on to windows the keyboard layout is messed up, it appears keystrokes sent are from an US keyboard and I am ...
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Sendmail Hostname error

We recently changed hostname on our Fedora server to xyz and Sendmail logs report like: July 08 00:06:36 xyz sendmail[20506]: That's fine. But we changed the hostname back to abc but the sendmail ...
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USB stick sometimes is “Removable device” other times is “Hard Disk”

I have a simple Linux disk image that is made with syslinux and I want to boot it from a USB key. I originally partitioned the image with parted, so it has a partition table and the first partition is ...
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Help with unzipping a .dd.gz, possibly corrupted

I recieved this file that I was told was a copy of a hard drive (or disk). The file is "sheeva-mem.dd.gz". I tried to unzip the file in a linux Fedora machine. This yielded "unexpected end of file". ...
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How do I see the logs for the Xwayland server started by Gnome?

I am using Fedora Workstation 27. Specifically, gnome-session-3.26.1-1.fc27.x86_64. I know that Xwayland only serves X11 applications, while native Wayland apps are served directly by gnome-shell. ...
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Newer kernel is installed but not available to load via grub

I've installed fedora 24 and updated kernel. $rpm -qa kernel kernel-4.6.4-301.fc24.x86_64 kernel-4.5.5-300.fc24.x86_64 So kernel-4.6.4-301.fc24.x86_64 is installed. $uname -r 4.5.5-300.fc24.x86_64 ...
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How to use more than 1 mirror on update?

I want to upgrade from Fedora 28 to Fedora 30 but I always reach the next error during the upgrade command execution (dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=30): [MIRROR] source-highlight-3.1.8-24....
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Looking for a workaround to replace dnfdragora with yumex-dnf

Fedora 27 comes with dnfdragora package manager GUI, which is a disgusting and cruel parody on software, developed by someone who either hates their users, or lacks basic GUI design skills taught to ...
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Can't control fan on Fedora

After upgrading to Fedora 27 (and now FC30) the fan on my old Dell workstation is running very fast. I have tried using lm_sensors package and "fancontrol". My system is as follows: > sensors ...
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Fedora 30 log in loop

I have a problem and can't figure it out on my own so I thought maybe someone here could help. I'm using Fedora 30 5.1.15-300.fc30.x86_64, GNOME 3.32.2. When I try to log in it looks like it's gonna ...
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Change permissions for mounted veracrypt drive in linux

I have a server with a mounted veracrypt volume (inner is NTFS, but tried ext4 with same results) and want to share it inside my local network with other computers (mostly windows). The problem is, I ...
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Unable to mount F2FS partitions

I installed the f2fs-tools package in my Fedora system. I created a f2fs partition using mkfs.f2fs on my sdcard, but now I'm unable to use it. The system is unable to mount automatically nor manually ...
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Fedora 21 won't boot anymore; Computer wants me to perform MOK management

I have Fedora 21 installed. Last time it booted, I changed Gnome theme. Then I restarted and now I get following: If I select to continue boot, computer restarts and I get this window again. If I ...
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I can't open gufw [closed]

today I installed gufwon my fedora. but software doesn't open by clicking on gufw icon. how can I solve the problem and use the said software?
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IntelliJ maximizes only into background

If I switch focus to IntelliJ (or other derived products like PhpStorm), the window maximizes directly in background. I have to minimize other windows in front of it before I can use it. Other ...
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How can I install gufw on fedora?

I want to install gufw on my Fedora, but I do not know how to do that. I tried to install with the dnf package manager command but it doesn't work and gets this output: No match for argument: gufw ...
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Can't change to tty1 on Fedora [on hold]

I can't use tty1 on my Fedora 30 install. When I use sudo chvt 1 or CTRL+ALT+F1 I get passed to the login screen and after inputting my credentials I end up in tty2, which can be confirmed through the ...
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Upgrading from Fedora-27 to Fedora-28

At the moment I am running fedora-27 and I would like to upgrade it to fedeora-30. I followed the steps described in fedora wiki. sudo dnf upgrade --refresh sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade ...
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Fedora 21 Port Forwarding with firewalld (firewall-cmd); how does it REALLY work? Or, does it?

Fedora's ability to forward ports using the apparently "native" networking software, firewalld, appears to continue to be broken beyond credulity. Please note that it hasn't really worked since at ...
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How to differentiate between repo and built packages with dnf?

When I build an rpm package with the same name as a package that already exists in a repo and type the command $ dnf info package This command only shows information about the built package. I would ...
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What does the '@' mean in front of the repo name in `dnf list`?

When I want to list installed packages, I do it usually in one of two ways. The old fashioned way is using rpm -qa | grep <whatever I look for>, and that's that. But recently I wanted a more ...
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rpm doesn't work and gets an error

I typed sudo rpm install into my terminal and then I got following error : error: missing ':' (found 0x00) at /usr/lib/rpm/redhat/rpmrc:1 how can I solve that?
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How to stop openconnect from changing DNS settings

Since my college is using this horrible Cisco AnyConnect VPN, I am trying to find my way around their client software and discovered openconnect. So far it works great and thanks to a different ...
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Fedora 30 gets stuck at Started Network Manager Script Dispatcher Service

After updating to Fedora 30 and reboot, the Maschine fell in a login LOOP, but after some reboots it gets stuck at something Like this: [OK] Started Network Manager Script Dispatcher Service Within a ...
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GUFW or Firestarter in Fedora

Physician using Fedora 21 - I have very limited knowledge of Linux. I cannot make sense of iptables in Fedora. I used Debian before but moved away from Debian in great disgust after I realized their ...
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urxvt skipping lines of text output on clean install

morning, i have a clean install of fedora 30, i3 gaps, and not much else on a VMware workstation 15 vm. This is now the second time running into this issue. The problem is that the terminal fails to ...
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Fedora configuration for latest sofware

I just switch from debian stable to fedora 30 to have more up-to-date software, but it seems I didn't configure it in the right way Example octave In debian I installed octave via flatpak, its ...
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Equivalent of update-grub for RHEL/Fedora/CentOS systems?

In Ubuntu (and I guess in Debian too) there is a system script named update-grub which automatically executes grub-mkconfig -o with the correct path for the grub configuration file. Is there any ...
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Emergency mode after installing new ssd: “failed to connect to socket /run/dbus/system_bus_socket: no such file or directory…”

I installed a new ssd which works fine with Windows (that I need to use for my job). But Fedora 30 enters emergency mode when starting the system. journalctl -xn shows the error "failed to connect to ...
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SELinux is preventing /opt/google/chrome/chrome-sandbox from write access on which file?

I keep getting the following error ever since upgrading to Chrome google-chrome-stable-42.0.2311.90-1.x86_64. SELinux is preventing /opt/google/chrome/chrome-sandbox from write access on the file ...
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ld can't find MKL library after adding it to ld.so.conf.d

I'm trying to link a a library, libmkl_rt.so, while compiling Julia in Fedora 30. The library is located in /opt/intel/compilers_and_libraries_2019.4.243/linux/mkl/lib/intel64_lin/. Running ld -...
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Can someone explain: strstr “\`cat /proc/cmdline\`” rd.live.image does?

Full line of code context: if ! strstr "\`cat /proc/cmdline\`" rd.live.image || [ "\$1" != "start" ]; then exit 0 fi strstr is defined as: strstr() { [ "${1#*$2*}" = "$1" ] && ...