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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 ...
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how to boot from external hard disk with ubuntu installed? [closed]

i've made a bootable ubuntu 17.10 USB in order to install it on my external HDD, the installation had been completed successfully and i got the ubuntu system in my external HDD, the issue is that i ...
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How to enable cookies for specific site in Firefox using command line?

I have application embedded in Firefox and it is installed on Linux(Fedora) machine. We have disabled cookies and other user controls (Right click, menu access etc.) Now there is one site which ...
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How do I create Free Extents, so I can replace a physical drive in this lvm Volume Group?

I have a Fedora Linux 28 system with 4 physical drives all in one LVM Volume Group. This system's motherboard only has 4 SATA slots. My goal is to remove the /dev/sdd physical drive from the Volume ...
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How to use DNF to find out package versions available in a different release of Fedora?

Is it possible to use dnf (or another utility) to search repositories of different releases of Fedora? For instance to search my current release for all versions of a package I can do dnf --...
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why is yum's tab completion slow while apt-get's tab completion is fast?

Why is yum's tab completion slow while apt-get's tab completion is fast? I'm not sure but I believe that this may have to do with the fact that for autocomplete yum looks over the internet and apt-get ...
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Create a RPM repo and hosted in a cloud service? [closed]

I want to know how can I create my own Fedora repository and if the packages can be hosted in a Cloud service like Dropbox or Google Drive?.
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Upgrading to Fedora 29 from 28 resulted into inaccessible SSH and other TLS dependent services

After running standard distro upgrade command for Fedora Server: dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=29 && dnf system-upgrade reboot and rebooting back to the server I could not connect ...
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Install packege from source [closed]

I'm installing RRDtool on fedora 29 . I've installed only 2-3 times without dnf and I'm not sure I have done it correctly. So the question (not only about this package but at all) : where to download ...
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Unable to Login to Wok on Fedora Server 27 - Python and PAM

I just setup WOK and can't login via my root uname/pwd. I found a ticket on Github with a "solution" but I have no idea how to implement it. Does anybody have an idea how to translate this into ...
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How to flush all the DHCP leases with virsh. So all not just one with net-update default delete ip-dhcp-host

OS: Fedora 28 KVM So I am trying to delete all the dhcp leases with virsh, so all of them at once not one by one or any one in particular. I know that you can use net-update default delete ip-dhcp-...
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ext4 partition is broken during resizing with gparted

I installed Fedora 28. But I resized the partition that contained Fedora (/dev/sda7) wrongly using GParted and now I can't boot my system. (Note the partition format is ext4)
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Send an email when an incorrect password is entered

On the Debian workstations at work that I administrate I get an email whenever somebody tries to call sudo with the exact command that they have tried, the machine and their username. This is really ...
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Fedora how to astart GUI app under root [closed]

I have a problem starting gui apps under root. I works OK with other distributions (Ubuntu, Centos) but not with Fedora. Any clues? Could not open display (X-Server required. Check your DISPLAY ...
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Instaling device drivers on Fedora 28

Below are my PC specs: Gigabyte motherboard Intel Core i5 16GB RAM 1TB HDD Previously I had Windows 10 installed on my PC. When I installed Windows 10 on my PC, I had to install drivers like: - Intel ...
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not able to run vm using VirtualBox on fedora 28 workstation

I have several problems with virtualbox on fedora 28 workstation. Problems are described below: First at all, I tried to install virtualbox following to this tutorial: https://www.if-not-true-then-...
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Virtual machine software [closed]

I am looking for a recommendation for virtualization software for IBM P5 series (ppc 64). I have Fedora 23 installed and just want to run 2-3 virtual machines but as I understood, given specific ...
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Uninstall old kernel Fedora 28 Workstation

I have the below kernels installed on my machine: [rajiviyer@rajiv-pc dnf]$ sudo dnf list installed kernel Installed Packages kernel.x86_64 4.16.3-301.fc28 @...
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ppp stopped working on Fedora 28 [closed]

Had no problems with ppp. Ran and update and it stopped working. My setup: Lenovo T470s with Fedora 28, Linux user-fedora 4.18.13-200.fc28.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Oct 10 17:29:59 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Why does the rpm command have a '--pipe' option?

From rpm's man page: --pipe CMD Pipes the output of rpm to the command CMD. Why was this added? Why would you use it instead piping via the shell itself?
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Raid1 using Mdadm setup post-install Fedora

I have never messed with Raid before in Linux but while installing Fedora Desktop I tried to setup Raid1. All seemed well at first but alas I look to have failed. So here is how my disks came out. (...
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Bluetooth device not found after restart on Fedora

I just restarted bluetooth but instead of using systemctl restart I've used systemctl stop and then systemctl start, the status look like this: $ sudo systemctl status bluetooth ● bluetooth.service - ...
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In what cases will anacron not run?

I am trying to understand how anacron works (in Fedora). I have three related questions. I am confused because of the following statement from the anacrontab manual: The START_HOURS_RANGE variable ...
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Is there a quick way to install earlier Fedora kernel packages?

My laptop is behaving suspiciously (resume from sleep sometimes fails). The problem first happened on kernel 4.8.10-200.fc28. But this is the oldest kernel I still have installed. I only have the ...
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Screen timing out on console mode

I am running Fedora 28 and after a kernel update my text console screen(tty2,3 etc) times out in 1 second or less. I used setterm -blank 0 in my GUI terminal to rectify the problem but that gave me ...
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How to disable compose key on fedora 28?

I'm on Fedora 28 gnome desktop interface. Some time ago I mistakenly set the right Ctrl key as compose key. Because of this, after every reboot, the right Ctrl key (rctrl) is inactive -- for e.g. ...
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How to set terminal's title with the first command?

I have already write a function into the .bashrc, and it's also working for current. Anyway, it looks like: function myserver() { ssh frank@192.168.1.10 } and To visit my remote server I can ...
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How to play streaming video from sites like HBO that require a Windows environment?

This query is actually a double duplicate. I initially queried several months ago, and I'm repeating this updated query in the hopes that things have changed. I recently posted a related query that ...
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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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How can I recover grub2 (Fedora) that has been killed by Windows 10 using Fedora-LiveUSB, on Acer laptop?

Windows 10 has killed grub2, how can I recover the grub to access to Fedora again using a Fedora Live USB?, I'm sure that i installed fedora in uefi mode, I had used for some time Fedora in dual boot ...
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Gnome horizantal workspace without gnome-extension

How to make gnome workspace to be horizantal? I have a very bad experience with gnome extensions, therefore I do not intend to install them. I want to do them with gsettings, as far as now I could ...
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How to install php + mysql on Fedora?

I'm trying to install wordpress locally. I've installed mysql (MariaDB) and php-mysqli. I have user created and database from mysql console and I have this 3 files: $ cd /etc/php.d/ $ cat 30-mysqli....
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Can you have a different linux Desktop Environment for each user on one computer?

We currently have fedora 28 running on our family computer with the Cinnamon desktop environment. Unfortunately, multiple family members have different preferences in DE. Is it possible to have ...
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Fedora: cp: Invalid argument while coping a file named with Chinese characters to a vfat filesystem

I want to use cp to copy a file named with Chinese characters to my fat32 usb stick. This is done using a script, so using nautilus is not a solution for me. I do not want to rename the files, too. I ...
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How to restore fedora when a terminal command removed everything and resulted in black screen

I was using fedora 28 with cinnamon desktop environment. It also had gnome desktop environment. I ran a command something along the lines of sudo dnf remove gnome* which remove everything there was ...
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After installing ImageMagick I don't have the tool imgout

uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 4.13.16-100.fc25.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Nov 27 19:52:46 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I tried to install ImageMagick using the command: yum install ...
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rx 560x slower than integrated vega gpu on fedora 28

I'm using fedora 28 because it seems that is the only distro where that detects the rx560x correctly. Nonethe ess, I noticed that the performance when using the discrete GPU is significantly worse ...
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trying to schedule a task in /etc/ directory Linux Fedora

I am trying to schedule a task in /etc/ directory (requires root permission to execute it as a normal user) that open firefox every 2 minutes, in a range of hours using "crontab" and append the ...
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pure-ftpd installation error “E: Couldn't find package pure-ftpd error”

I am trying to install pure-ftpd on my Fedora, but I'm getting this message: E: Couldn't find package pure-ftpd" Here is my full command line and the output: [roo@localhost ~]$ sudo apt-get ...
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NFS Client Hangs After Inactivity On Mounted Folder

We can mount the export using NFS and use it to our hearts content. However, after roughly five minutes of inactivity on the client side, we can no longer interact with the mounted folder. All ...
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How to add rpm fusion testing repository in Fedora?

This is similar question to How to add the RPM Fusion and livna repositories to Fedora? but I want to install testing repository so I can have Chromium 68. I have testing fedora repo and I need ...