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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 ...
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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 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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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 ...