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How do I open multiple terminals, so I can have multiple shells open?

I have been slowly learning Gnu/Linux commands, and I'm using it to get more serious about my python programming. While reading about python on Gnu/Linux its uses and integrated shell, plus using the ...
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Prevent Fedora 29 from creating fake network device

I upgraded to Fedora 29 recently, and it keeps creating a fake network device wlp4s0 with a different fake macaddress every time: > ifconfig eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> ...
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Will running Wine & Virtual-Box at the same time cause problems?

I heard that you can't install more than one virtualization software at the same time, such as wine and virtual box, because that will create many problems. Now Wine is not a virtualization software, ...
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Is there a way to reload the .XCompose file in Fedora?

I am currently custumizing my .XCompose file in Fedora 29 Workstation (with the default GNOME 3, Wayland, etc). It seems that it does follow the rules I add to the ~/.XCompose file, but if I make ...
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Executing a bash script or a c binary on a file system with noexec option

Can anyone explain in details what is going on with the following. Let's imagine I am mounting a directory with noexec option as follows: mount -o noexec /dev/mapper/fedora-data /data So to verify ...
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Tighten existing firewalld rules

I have a current ruleset: net1 (active) target: default icmp-block-inversion: no interfaces: ens192 sources: services: http https smtp smtp-submission pop3 pop3s imap imaps ssh ports: ...
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grub2 no such device (Win10 / Fedora)

I have Win10 installed on a nvme drive. I have installed Fedora 29 on another ssd with LVM. When grub boots, it shows Fedora & Windows 10 on the list, as it should. But starting with Windows ...
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Get Package and their respective dependencies separately from 'yum update'

If I type yum update, I can get all the missing packages and their dependencies for the system. My question here is, is there a way to segregate all packages and their dependencies separately while ...
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How to remote view OSX machine from Fedora with TigerVNC

I understand the I can use VNC protocol for remote viewing. There is a mac on my network which has VNC enabled. I have downloaded TigerVNC dnf install tigervnc I get the IP address of host I want ...
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Nautilus is slowed on after dnf upgrade

I'm using Fedora 29 gnome and currently I have nautilus-3.30.5-1.fc29.x86_64. It's very laggy right now. It opens folder very slowly, and I can see loading text bottom right. What I've tried so far ...
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Unable to connect to wireless after Fedora 28 upgrade

I was running a Fedora 27 machine with no problems. My upgrade to Fedora 29 had several issues, so I decided to upgrade instead to Fedora 28. Everything works great, except I can't connect to wireless....
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NFS R/W mount and permission

sudo mount -t nfs 192.168.0.49:/mnt/HD_a2 /mnt/nas sudo chmod -R 777 /mnt/nas/Family/Photos/iphone_08-2014 chmod: changing permissions of '/mnt/nas/Family/Photos/iphone_08-2014/._IMG_0602.JPG': Read-...
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System wide mapping of a key combination to a single key

I've recently switched from macOS to Fedora, on macOS I used a tool called Karabiner Elements to map the key combinations Ctrl+ö to [ Ctrl+ä to ] Alt+ö to { Alt+ä to } I'm aware of a similar ...
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How to build an RPM package for python app that works in Fedora 28 and 29, which have different default Python3 version?

What I Want To Do I'm trying to build an RPM package of my app that could be installed in different Fedora distros, which have different default Python 3 versions (i.e. Fedora 28 has python3.6, and ...
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Can't import online zfs pools (zfsonlinux)

I am running a home NAS alongside my desktop (I'm dual booting windows and Fedora 29) and for some reason, I couldn't import my zpools today. I'm trying to access via Fedora 29 or a Ubuntu Server 18....
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fan is working always in Asus X542U

I installed Fedora 29 to Asus X542U. Now fan is working always and I can not control it. I tried sudo modprobe asus_laptop command but result is: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'asus_laptop': No ...
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Selinux is blocking my external kernel module

I'm trying to insert an external kernel module in permanent mode. During the boot, my module is being loaded by systemd-modules-load service so long as Selinux is permissive. But I want to keep ...
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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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On-screen keyboard does not appear in many apps

Using the PC in tablet mode, I would like to use the virtual keyboard, but it does not appear in many apps including chrome and firefox. Basically it works only in the terminal and in nautilus. I'm on ...
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How may I determine if `mod_mime_magic` magic loaded for `httpd`? [closed]

I cannot tell if the mod_mime_magic httpd module is loaded or being used. When I run httpd -l and httpd -M it doesn't show up in the lists, but I am not convinced it's not loaded. The package manager ...
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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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How to install Nitrux OS using znx?

I want to check out Nitrux which you can deploy using znx (how to here). znx does not seem to open correctly in Fedora, which is why I would like to deploy it using the terminal. The how-to says that ...
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Fedora spin switch

I have installed Fedora 28 offitial release. I've installed xfce and removed GNOME. Than I've set lightdm as desktop login manager. But when I've upgraded to 29 GNOME was back and the login manager ...
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How to ingore rpmfusion source repos when downloading source package

I have few rpm repos in my Fedora installation and I've want to download source package and got error that synchronization of rpmfusion-free-updates-source and rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-source failed. ...
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Several Linux distros freeze [closed]

I tried to move from Windows to Linux but at the time of installation it always freezes when you enter the login password, while the mousepad is disabled, I have tried it with Mint, Ubuntu and Deepin ...
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SELinux Interfering With sss_cache

System: HP Pavilion Power Laptop 15-cb0xx Intel i7-7700HQ w/ integrated graphics enabled (can't be turned off in bios) Fedora 28 NVIDIA GTX 1050 (mobile) I used the dnfdragora GUI to update about ...
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How can I switch users in GNOME?

I'm using Fedora 29 desktop and GNOME 3.30. When we had a Mac, my wife and I could share the same computer by just simply "switching users". It would leave the previous user still logged in. ...
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Atomic Fedora failed to parse kernel config

i try to setup kubernetes cluster on atomic fedora. I tried atomic fedora 27, 28 and 29 but I am facing same error on every release. Running kubeadm init ends with following error: failed to parse ...
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How to diagnose a slow network on Fedora 28?

Experiencing very slow network throughput on my linux Fedora 28 box. Barely getting over 4 MB/s down (~39 Mbps) using speedtest-cli, I can sometimes get near 8 MB/s down using wget to download test ...
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What may cause the screen to turns off after few minutes without option to turn it on again

I've just installed Fedora 29 XFce on Dell laptop (Inspiron 15) and it turn off after few minutes, moving a mouse o pressing any key don't turn it on. To turn it on I've needed to hold down power ...
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Understanding the gcc library search path

I look at ld.so.conf, it reads: include ld.so.conf.d/*.conf OK, so I go to the include and see these files: bind99-x86_64.conf kernel-4.16.11-100.fc26.x86_64.conf kernel-4.11.8-300....
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Reverse dependencies to determining the Cause of DNF conflicting packages

I recently tried to update some packages on my (fedora 27, x64) machine, which dnf complains is in conflict. However, I cannot figure out how to get dnf to tell me the cause of the conflict.This ...
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Install a source RPM from Fedora's rpms

I found a great package on Fedora Package Sources. It is hosted as source codes. The specific package is Syncthing, whose official website provides an rpm binary download. But I would like the ...
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dnf short command disappear in dnf4

After dnf 2.6.2, there're short command abbreviation available. But in recent updates such short commands disappeared (I'm not sure which update, but ever since I upgraded to Fedora 29, those short ...
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What does Fedora Workstation 29 use as the default I/O scheduler?

If it depends on the exact type of block device, then what is the default I/O scheduler for each type of device? Background information Fedora 29 includes a Linux kernel from the 4.19 series. (...
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How to change encryption for SSHD in Fedora Server 29?

CRYPTO_POLICY field is empty and I do not know where to start. I only read about LEGACY, DEFAULT and FUTURE options (what is not clear for me absolutely how it is relates to SSHD). # Ciphers 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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Can't install Fedora 29 on Thinkpad W550s due to GPT

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W550s that already has Windows 7 on it. I would like to install Fedora 29 Workstation alongside Windows 7, but I have run into some problems. The hard drive was formatted ...
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virtualisation performance KVM and Boxes on linux host [closed]

I set up a machine with AMD Threadripper 2950 , motherboard GIGABYTE Aorus xtreme and WX7100 GPU. I'm running Fedora 29 at the moment ( tested ubuntu 18.04 and Tumbleweed as well). The machine ...
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Fedora 29 KDE edition stuck in login loop on fresh install

Recently moved from Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon edition to Fedora 29 KDE edition keeping the home partition. Problem was that I couldn't progress past the login screen, I was stuck in a login loop.
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Fedora 29 VirtualBox Installation Malfunction

The only Fedora 29 specific instructions that I found are at this link: https://www.if-not-true-then-false.com/2010/install-virtualbox-guest-additions-on-fedora-centos-red-hat-rhel/ Since that link ...
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Unable to read contents of Fedora file system!

I have been running Fedora (32 bit) on a USB stick, plugged into my laptop, since version 25. This has been an attempted learning process. Currently at version 28 it now refuses to boot into the ...
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nautilus: open-with but don't change default

In recent versions of Gnome (Gnome 3.30 on Fedora 29, if it matters), it seems that when using right-click "Open With Other Application" from Nautilus, the option in the Select Application dialog to ...
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Linux install fails, both Ubuntu 18.04 and Fedora 29

I have Windows 10 and i wanted to install Ubuntu 18.04, preferably on the same drive as Windows, or if need be in another drive. I tried first to make the LiveUSB with Unetbootin which failed twice; ...
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Systemctl httpd.service file changed on disk

When start httpd with systemctl, I get the error: Warning: The unit file, source configuration file or drop-ins of httpd.service changed on disk. Run 'systemctl daemon-reload' to reload units. I run ...
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UFW not opening ports on Fedora

I'm using UFW on Fedora Server 28 and when I allow port 80 and make sure that apache is running, no server pops up in my browser. I'm doing this via ssh, so I know the device is connected. Using nmap ...
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unable to locate package error on fedora

It is found that compat-libicu57 library has been removed from fedora 29 fresh installation. I have a program which depends on this package. How can I install compat-libicu57 package using any package ...
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Boot freezes just after loading graphics on Ubuntu 18.10 and Fedora 29

Both distros use Gnome, both fail at exactly the same moment in boot process. Background changes, mouse icon is shown and then everything freezes. Both distros work when running from live-usb. ...
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How to setup samba conf file for read only group and read/write for a certain user in a share

I need to create a share in Linux (Fedora) and one group must have only read rights and one certain user can read/write. The rest has no access. this is part of my configuration file. How can I set ...
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watchdog to start my process with credentials

I have a server that requires certain credentials to boot up. Currently, the server reads a key-value pair file for these credentials. I'm looking for some component which can actually avoid the usage ...