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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 the sudoers file. That will disable 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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X Window Terminates when I type {+<ENTER>

In particular when I type the following keyboard combo: <hold shift> [ <release shift> <enter> I get dumped out of KDE and see a flash of some console output but I can't find it in ...
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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 am running Sway on Fedora 26 and want my laptop to be locked when I close my screen. I changed HandleLidSwitch to lock in /etc/systemd/logind.conf and ran systemctl restart systemd-logind after that....
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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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Unable to access systemd --user due to DBus access permissions

I'm trying to setup a service account using systemd units to manage the actual service + supporting code. However, it looks like the systemd user daemon isn't working properly. $ systemctl --user ...
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A stop job is running for LVM

I use full disk encryption which uses an LVM. It uses like this in lsblk: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda ...
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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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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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Upgrading to Fedora 30 causes router crash, by packets larger than MTU. I need to report a bug - but what software caused this?

The issue After installing Fedora 30 (KDE) on my laptop my router would crash shortly after I connected to it. This happened both when I connected through wired Ethernet and Wi-Fi. Fortunately, the ...
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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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Darktable doesn't recognize Intel Graphics 620's OpenCL (beignet) in Fedora 27

I am writing this question since I had no problem in years of using OpenCL with nVidia graphics in fedora and testing Darktable with it. But now in Fedora 27 I am trying to use Darktable with Intel ...
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How to force Fedora 27 to write to USB flash drive immediately?

My Fedora 27 writes actual data to USB on umount. Before umount it works only with links or something like that. So, for example, when I transfer a big file of 5 GB cp /home/iam/bigFile /run/mnt/iam/...
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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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Virtual Network Interfaces Going up and down every 15 seconds

This is the output from dmesg on the host machine, for some reason after the vm's have been running for a while their networking just starts cutting out every 15 seconds. Host machine is running 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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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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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 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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Changing default desktop environment

I'm on Fedora 20 and I want to change the default desktop environment from Gnome3 to Gnome classic. I want to do this with the terminal because I can't access the dropdown menu on the login screen (...
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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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Grub 2 os prober for windows 8

I'm trying to dual boot with fedora 20 and windows 8. I install first windows and then fedora. And grub detects windows automatically. So the default \etc\grub.d\30_os-prober for windows is this: ...
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UEFI boot Fedora from USB 2.0 on 3.0 port (l75d-a7280)

I'm trying to make a bootable usb in ubuntu for fedora, but my settings are not working. I formatted the USB with FAT & Ext4, MBR, and Legacy BIOS bootable. My BIOS allows the USB 3.0 controller ...
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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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Signing a compressed kernel module for use with Secure Boot

I'm having a little trouble signing my zfs module in Fedora 27 using UEFI/Secure Boot and I hoped someone here might be able to help. As a quick explanation for how I would normally do this, I sign ...
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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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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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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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Cannot connect to xrdp on Fedora 25 from windows

With a basic install, per: dnf install -y xrdp openssl req -x509 -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout key.pem -out cert.pem -days 365 mv cert.pem /etc/xrdp/ mv key.pem /etc/xrdp/ systemctl start xrdp ...