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Unable to install grub on Fedora

I am unable to install grub on Fedora. I ran following commands, # fallocate -l 1G archlinux.raw # fdisk archlinux.raw <<< ' $ > o $ > n $ > p $ > 1 $ > $ > $ > a $ ...
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How to install Skype on Fedora 22 64 bits

I have searched hour for posts about this subject and have found many posts about possible solutions but have yet failed to manage to install skype on Fedora 22 with a 64 bits machine Post like this ...
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How to remove GRUB from Windows 8.1?

Awhile back ago I had installed Fedora 21 on my PC (with trouble of course). Anyways, fast forward today, I get tired of the dual boot (grub) screen and decide to wipe my linux partition thinking that ...
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What is the equivalent of Ubuntu /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ in Fedora (22)

I'm trying to migrate from Ubuntu to Fedora(22) but I can't find how to run a network script before the interface is up. Is there any equivalent of this /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ in Fedora? I need to ...
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Fedora L2TP IPSEC VPN failure

I'm trying to connect to an L2TP IPSEC VPN server on Fedora 22. Connections have been successful Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android. I cannot get it to work on Fedora 22. I've followed ...
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How to recover Windows partition in dual boot?

I've installed fedora 21 in my computer, i've made the partitons correctly, appears the boot menu and starts correctly in fedora, but when i try to boot in windows appears this error: Windows Boot ...
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Log In problems on Fedora 22 after nVidia drivers install

After doing a clean Fedora 22 install on a HP Envy 15 Touchsmart laptop successfully, I could not get to the login screen after installing nVidia drivers. I installed the drivers from nVidia site ...
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Need help setting upo Fedora (or CentOS) networking where VMs are bridged to external network cards

I have a RedHat style linux machine (currently running Fedora 21) which is host for a variety of virtual machines with variety of guest operating systems. It is essential for my purpose that the ...
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What are the posible solutions for maximum partitions achieved

Good day to you first. After solving a problem with rercieveing a file from my problem at this topic - Extracting files from windows to linux on a same partition i formated my C: (dev6) partition ...
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Remap Super_R to control (Fedora 22)

I have verified that keycode 134 (0x86) is my Super_R key on my keyboard. But I would like to remap this to control. However, I've tried nearly every permutation. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Which new version of Fedora to use with Amahi?

I recently came across Amahi and tought I found an use for an old computer I have. However, When I read the documentation for the 32bit systems, says I need to have Fedora 19. but then on the website ...
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Setting up ipv6/dhcp with duid

I've got an online.net dedicated server which runs fedora 22, KVM and a few other things, so I currently have it setup with a bridged network connection. My provider has given me a duid, and I'm ...
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Can't open folders in Fedora KDE Plasma 5

I installed Fedora a few months ago, I've been using Gnome with it and wanted to use KDE Plasma 5, I tried it live first by downloading the custom Fedora ISO which contains KDE instead of Gnome. I ...
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Extracting files from windows to linux on a same partition

First Hello. I'm having a little stupid issue that comes to me when i installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. Before installing the Fedora i had Windows 7 on my C: partition. The laptop is with 700 GB ...
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Fedora/DNF: How to remove all packages on which no other package depends on

My Problem I wanted to build a piece of software by hand. So I installed all of its dependencies using dnf install <a> <b> <c>. Then I didn't need that piece of software any more, ...
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fedora 22 synaptics touchpad not working

I just received a new Dell Vostro notebook. The touchpad works fine when I boot into setup, or a Windows install DVD, but with Fedora 22 workstation (live and installed), the mouse pointer appears but ...
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Extending Fedora lvm2 partition

Recetly I've run out of space on my disk and I've decided to reallocate some unused space from one of the NTFS partitions to extend Fedora's partition. I've been reading about resizing LVM2 partition ...
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Run pip for python3 on Fedora

I can't run pip for python3 (3.4) on Fedora 22. Pip for python2.7 is installed on system by default and works fine. I install package python3-pip but can't run it. pip3, pip-3.4, python3-pip, python3 ...
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Inaccessible BIOS on Lenovo Thinkpad T440

I have a new Lenovo T440 with Windows 8.1 on which I installed Fedora 21 with dual boot. Then I started playing around with grub2-customization and some of the BIOS settings (secure boot and legacy vs ...
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VNC black screen for new user

I use useradd to add a new user, everything is fine. But when I log in vnc shared screen, it only gives me a black screen without a graphic desktop. The system is Fedora 20. I believe it is because ...
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Graphics performing bad on Fedora22, error in libGL?

I have problem with graphic on my Fedora system. I see shaking of the window, and that is mostly happening when I scroll through the page, but also I see the error when I want to run MATLAB from ...
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Fedora localized wordlist package

On Debian you can get alternative wordlists to the default /usr/share/dict/words by installing wpolish, wgerman and others. This question points how to install the default wordlist on Fedora, and how ...
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Grub is not detecting my old OS

So I was using windows 8.1 and I decided to install Fedora 22. I was careful while selecting the partition and now Fedora is installed, I can see my windows old files in the file explorer which means ...
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Is there -inputFile option for install command?

I am trying to install one program, and I have installer_input.txt file,where all configuration data are written. In the installation guide they suggested to run a command "install -inputFile " ...
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Broadcom wireless network card can't see any networks

I have a fresh install of FC21 on a new box with a Broadcom wifi card. It took me a while but (I think) I finally have the right drivers installed (kmod-wl from rpmfusion) and NetworkManager is ...
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Installing linux onto a windows 98 system

I would like to install a Linux OS on a system which currently has the windows 98 OS installed but be able to use both OS's (not at the same time...obviously). I am unsure what version of Linux I ...
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Error when installing Fedora 22 from usb?

I am trying to intsall Fedora22 64 bit from USB. However when I enter in boot options I get error "failed to set MokListRT: Out of Resources" and then I can't continue with installation process. How ...
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I can no longer access the BIOS (Computer Freezes)

I have a new Lenovo T440 with Windows 8.1, I have installed Fedora 22 to have dual boot, I started playing around with grub2-customization and some of the BIOS settings (secure boot and legacy vs ...
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Missing part of the RAM after I installed new Fedora?

I have installed new version of Fedora (22) after I had some problems with hard disk. However, I can only see 3GB of RAM now. But actually I have 8GB. What can be a problem and how I can resolve it. ...
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how to get cronjob running every minute

I am following advice on crontab usage online, and I ran sudo crontab -e, and my cron file is: MAILTO=cchilder@mail.usf.edu * * * * * ...
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Removing nVidia driver from Fedora causes references to missing file nvidia-tls

I had installed the nVidia driver from rpmfusion-nonfree and it has been working fine for a long time(From fedora 18 I think). But now I wanted to switch to the opensource driver, so I removed the ...
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Why does my Fedora 22 Workstation take an hour to display the user logon screen

This happens on a newly installed Fedora 22 workstation. After a reboot I can happily remote-in to xrdp from another machine, ssh, ftp etc.. but I cannot login to X on the machine itself. I say ...
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What rpm packages for Edimax EW-7811Un on Fedora

I'm trying to get the Edimax EW-7811Un drivers to install on my Fedora 22 Linux box. I have no connection to the internet (and cannot connect it to the network via Ethernet cable) although I can ...
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Yum: xz compression not available on Fedora 12

I am currently in the process of updating an old Fedora server, and am currently on Fedora 12. on the last update I forgot to upgrade rpm (see here). Now yum always returns this error: Error: xz ...
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How to save two IPS in single network card

I am using centos 6.6 and going to configure single network card with two IP address. My configuration look like this /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts ifcfg-eth0 DEVICE="eth0" BOOTPROTO="dhcp" ...
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Why are Fedora partitions not listed under the extended partition?

I recently installed Fedora 22 on a desktop PC. I wanted to install it on a logical partition. During installation, in the Anaconda installation wizard, I chose to create a 16 GiB logical partition as ...
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Dell Drivers for Inspiron N4050

I have to say this: this is the first time I ever find difficulty in installing device drivers. I fresh-installed Windows 7 Pro 64-bit with absolutely no drivers or programs installed. I tried ...
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RDP into Fedora 20 as non-root user

I want to enable RDP on a server running Fedora 20. The server however does not come with either rdesktop, xrdp or vino installed. I was wondering if it is possible to accomplish this task as non-root ...
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List package maintainer on Fedora?

I need to contact the package maintainers for Crypto++ to inform them of a commit to fix a CVE. Under Debian and Ubuntu, I can apt-cache show libcrypto++ | grep Maintainer to get current and past ...
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Display management in Gnome not working.

I've just installed Fedora 22 (64bit). I have to monitors, one recognized as #1 (on my right) and one as #2 (on my left). Assigning the monitors to right hand side worked fine. I do though often ...
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Fedora login screen stuttering

I have the followwing problem with Fedora 22 (64bit): It boots fine, it shows the password screen for the encryptions all fine, then it takes a whole lot of time to even display the login screen. ...
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Getting macro keys from a Razer Tarantula to work on Linux

So this question is related to: Getting macro keys from a Razer BlackWidow to work on Linux Basically I have two older Razer Tarantula keyboards that I would like to use. (Specifically hoping to tie ...
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How to access ISO image connected to virtual machine?

I am new to Linux environment and i want to install a package to a virtual machine. I have vmware esxi server, and i installed a virtual machine with fedora17 OS. My intention is to install Dropbox on ...
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I cannot get GNU Root android application to install a simple gui

Let me start off by saying I am not a master at the command line. I think it is old fashioned, but can at times be faster than a gui depending on what you need. It, by no means, can replace the ease ...
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Cannot get pip working on Python 2.6 in Fedora 22 Virtualbox

I'm working on a project that must be tested in a Fedora VM with Python 2.6.6. I have successfully installed that (so I can use that instead of the default 2.7), but I need to install some packages ...
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Reset Fedora or Systemd without reinstalling

Few days ago, I started experimenting with Startup time. My Fedora 22 used to start at 74 sec ( what showed by systemd-analyze, actual time was even more) I followed some articles and forums and ...
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How to install VLC in Fedora 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 21?

I want to install the VLC player in my Fedora 20. In https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-fedora.html they mention how to do it just up to the version 14. What steps do I have to follow for bigger ...
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Use a specific subdomain with ZNC

I recently installed ZNC on a Fedora 22 VPS I'm renting for educational purposes to try to strengthen my Linux skills and knowledge. One thing I am trying to do is set up a small IRC bouncer on this ...
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ssh session stuck after some time of idleness

I'm using fedora 19 and bash 4.2.53(1)-release If I leave an ssh connection opened for some minutes and don't do anything with it, the terminal get stuck. Here's netstat's output: tcp 0 ...
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Flash Videos flickering in Firefox on Fedora 22

I have a Lenovo X230 laptop on which I have installed Fedora 22, with KDE 5, updated with the latest patches. I have installed the latest available 64bit Flash Player from the official Adobe ...