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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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How to disable sudo related logging for successful command execution under CentOS/Fedora?

You can disable sudo related log messages via adding something like Defaults:juser !syslog to our sudoers file. That is disabling logging to syslog. But under e.g. CentOS/Fedora there is an auditd ...
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Virtual Machine Manager wants to inhibit shortcuts - again and again - on Wayland

I've recently reinstalled my workstation with Fedora 27, and since doing so, virt-manager has been doing one strange thing. Every time I open a VM console and then move the mouse into the window, a ...
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Fedora 29: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'fedora-modular'

I upgraded Fedora 27 to 28, worked with it a bit (did not run dnf update) and then upgraded to 29. This morning I tried sudo dnf -v update and I got sudo dnf -v update ...
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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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cifs: Cannot cd into a directory

For some reason I cannot cd into a particular remote directory for which I have access, it fails with: $ cd Data\ Services/ -bash: cd: Data Services/: Invalid argument This is how I mounted it: $ ...
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How to lock screen on lid closing using systemd?

I know that this has been asked around internet a lot of times. However, all of the solutions are different, assume a lot of knowledge of systemd's details and none of them seem to work for me anyway. ...
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Display manager on multiple tty

I recently upgraded from Fedora 23 to 25, which seems to have broken my display manager configuration. I was using lightdm and was able to switch between 3 GUIs running lightdm by just hitting ctrl+...
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Install Fedora20 on external HD

I've been trying to install Fedora20 on my external HD, but have run into problems. Somehow I cannot choose the hard disk to install Fedora. Here is what I've done: First, I went and downloaded the ....
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Display shows frequently a black screen

I'm using an USB-C Dock to connect to two displays. The dock offeres displayport (dp) and HDMI. The displays offer dp, dvi and hdmi. The displays show the correct picture. But once a minute, the ...
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Fedora 25 medialess installation

Trying to install Fedora 25 on my laptop. I was still running an old Fedora 20. However, I can't burn a DVD and I don't have access to a USB media either. So, I tried with this method . It works ...
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Change TTY resolution on Fedora

I'm using Fedora 25 on ASUS laptop connected to the LG external monitor. The monitor (unlike the laptop's screen itself) doesn't show TTY full screen, while it's okay with the GUI (that's i3wm or ...
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Computer does not boot to Fedora but to Shim UEFI key management instead

When I turn on my computer, Fedora (which is the only OS installed on this computer does not boot). Instead, the following is printed to the screen: System BootOrder. Initializing defaults. Creating ...
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Laptop sleeps by itself - in logs “Sleep requested” - requested by what?

I left my Linux laptop on with the lid open while it was on battery power for several minutes, and it went to "sleep" (according to the systemd journal) - I assume this means the same as hibernation? ...
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Relocation in a docker volume: svirt_sandbox_file_t and texrel_shlib_t

I run a Docker container with a volume that contains a executable and shared library which requires relocation. I get: error while loading shared libraries: /opt/J9/bin/libj9thr24.so: cannot restore ...
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pppd issue over serial cable

I'm trying to set up a ppp connection between 2 computers via serial cable, to enable TCP/IP over serial. Computer1 -> USB-Serial Converter -> Serial Cable -> Serial port of Computer 2 On computer ...
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Start application using xinit on different tty

I'm using Fedora 21, trying the following: On tty1 is running KDE, just as normal. But to speed up my games/avoid them changing something like gamma, I want to run them on a differnt tty, starting a ...
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How to handle gnome-settings-daemon memory leak?

I recently moved to Fedora 21 x86 with Gnome 3 and have noticed that the gnome-settings-daemon has steadily increased to 50% of my system memory (8 of 16 gigs) in the last 7 days. I haven't been able ...
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Is there a way to develop upstart scripts on fedora 21?

I'm working on creating upstart scripts for an internal service I'm working on. I realize systemd has triumphed over upstart, but our company already has an investment in upstart and I'm just tacking ...
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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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Fedora 20 freezes on reboot and poweroff

This freeze happens when I try to reboot, shutdown -r now, poweroff, shutdown -h now etc. One time it freezes on my desktop image, and the other time it freezes on the fedora logo. I am dual booting ...
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Security of Fedora third party repo RPMFusion

Due to the nature of Fedora licensing, it does not come with many propeitary software like adobe, flash, and codecs. So many Fedora users resort to using RPMFusion. My question is how safe is ...
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Second monitor doesn't wake after kernel update in Fedora Core 20

I have an odd problem with my dual monitor setup. The base system is a Dell 6005 desktop with an ATI Radeon card. My primary monitor is an HP 23", while the second monitor is an HP 20". The primary is ...
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Wifi on Fedora trouble

My university's WiFi is particularly unfriendly to Linux, and the only way to make WiFi work is to repeatedly "forget" the network settings for the student network, re-enter all the data about the ...
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How to get a Finepoint Digitizer Tablet to work under Fedora Core 16?

How to get a Finepoint Digitizer Tablet to work under Fedora Core 16? The hardware in question is a Gateway m285-E. It uses an active pen (has a battery in the pen). cat /dev/ttyS0 returns ...
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Screen flickers in Fedora 17

Screen flickers every 10 seconds. (I timed with a stopwatch, screen flickers every 10 seconds, 6 times a minute exactly.) I've used Windows and I'm trying to use Linux. I don't know much about Linux. ...
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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 28 - random keyboard lag

I have recently installed Fedora on my new Dell Vostro 5471 laptop. EDIT: "This is the configuration with the AMD Radeon 530 Graphics card. Here is the full list of components: https://drive.google....
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Fedora 28: Generate kerberos ticket on login

I'm trying to generate kerberos ticket when I login on my computer(Fedora 28). I want to achieve it using PAM. my /etc/pam.d/system-auth looks like this: auth required ...
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implementation of mounting external hdd and usb stick

Lately I've been interested in knowing how Ubuntu(bionic) and Fedora(27) implement the auto mount features and especially how to change the mount properties (noatime, relatime and other niceties.) ...
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is it possible to modify GUI mount options?

I'm using Fedora 25 with Cinnamon as a DE and I wonder if there is a way to modify mount options that are triggered when clicking on a partition name in the GUI. precisely I want to know: What is ...
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How to increase the maximum number of open files on Fedora?

I want to increase the maximum number of open files in Fedora 27, since the default settings are too low: $ ulimit -Sn 1024 $ ulimit -Hn 4096 First, I ensure that the system-wide setting is high ...
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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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Something is killing my wired network, what that could be?

I am using Fedora 26 x64 and for some reason - and randomly - the wired network is being killed by something. I did know because I am seeing the message saying the wired network does not exists ...
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Reset keymapping of Capslock and Escape by Gnome Tweak Tool

Ok, I've tried everything and gnome tweak tool isn't working so I'm done trying to get that fixed. I'm running Fedora 27 and I want to reset the keymapping of the caps lock to escape. I know I set it ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open a new terminal if one doesn't exist on this desktop. Otherwise, focus the current one

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut that will open a new terminal window only if none exists on the current desktop. Otherwise, the currently existing one will be focused. I just upgraded from ...
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Apache proxy error to Bokeh server

my goal is to deploy a Bokeh application on an Apache server running under Fedora 25. After starting the bokeh server... 2017-05-10 18:17:27,759 Starting Bokeh server on port 5100 with applications ...
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how to boot a fedora arm raw image on Windows

I want to run a fedora arm distributionon a windows 64bit machine. Got stuck with qemu showing a dark screen, and whatever I have read and tweaked it seems not boot. I did take the following ...
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A package dependency has the wrong name

I have to install the package polychromatic. When I run the command dnf install polychromatic, I get the following error: Error: nothing provides imagemagick needed by polychromatic-0.3.8-2.1.noarch ...
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Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'

When I try update or install a package, fedora 25 show me this message Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'7% How I can fix that problem?
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Understanding Linux software RAID, which devices are connected to my mdadm RAID 1?

I have a RAID 1 which was managed by Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers. Im migrating this system to Fedora Linux and I ran mdadm --assemble --scan and it seemed like there was an array available ...
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Scroll wheel scrolls in both directions

I am using Fedora 25 on my laptop and have a weird problem with the wheel on my wireless mouse. Under the mouse is written Easterntimes Tech X-08, but Amazon says that it is a Patuoxun mouse. When ...
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Fedora 25 Keyboard not working + KDE Plasma bug

Fresh install of fedora 25. I have a corsair keyboard which runs on Ubuntu with an open source driver (ckb). On fedora, it doesn't work at all when prompted to decrypt the HDD (I have full disk ...
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Unicode RXVT and Xresources Settings

In Fedora 24, the Xresources file was automatically loaded. However in Fedora 25 I have to manually execute xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources. Does anyone know how to have the system auto-load Xresources?
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sudo dnf system-upgrade reboot fails to start install F25 and goes back to F24

I want to upgrade to F25 from F24. I followed these steps: sudo dnf upgrade --refresh sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade sudo dnf system-upgrade download --refresh --allowerasing --releasever=...
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How to collect core files of system daemons?

Running a pretty standard Fedora 25 system I expect that the core files of all segfaulting processes are collected by ABRT. But this doesn't seem to be the case. ABRT is enabled: cat /proc/sys/...
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Bumblebee dual monitor mirror Fedora 25

I'm having troubles with configuring dual monitor with bumblebee. Bumblebee and nvidia drivers were probably installed successfully - running glxgears and optirun glxgears give me totally different ...
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Linux console Shift + PgUp not working anymore

I run Fedora 24; I use to run "dnf update" from a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F3 virtual console, not an X session) so I know the Shift+PgUp/Down shortcut to scroll the window usually works, but today it ...
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Create menu entry and desktop icon for application installed from .tar.gz

For install an application from .tar.gz I follow this steps (I will take phpStorm as the example): Download the .tar.gz file and uncompress under ~/apps. After run this with the given example I end ...
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Inconsistent X11-forwarding performance

I have a funky vendor-specific IDE (Xilinx's Vivado) installed on a build server at my company. We often need to use the tool graphically, and I'd figured that I'd be able to do it over X11 ...
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Dell Precision Trackpoint Odd configuration

I'm trying to enable middle mouse button scrolling on my dell precision with 4 buttons on the trackpad and a trackpoint with 3 buttons thing. However it does something weird with how the button events ...