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Upgrading from Fedora 17 to Fedora 20 (or higher)

I'm trying to upgrade my fedora 17 install to a more recent version. I have tried the following methods, which don't work: First, using fedup: # yum install ./fedup-0.8.1-1.fc20.noarch.rpm Loaded ...
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How do I change console resolution when vga= and video= are ignored in grub Fedora 8

I have somewhere around 1000 servers out there. I need to change the console resolution. adding the vga=(whatever number fits the hardware) works on all of them except fedora 8. It completely ignores ...
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How to install a dummy package without mk-build-deps?

I'm trying to install the latest version of mpv on Fedora. I can't figure out how to follow the step in the link (create a dummy package that depends on the required packages) without mk-build-deps ...
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How to turn off PCI Wifi without turns off USB Wifi in Gnome 3

I use Fedora with Gnome 3 desktop on acer laptop. I usually use usb wifi for connectivity than the pci wifi inside my laptop. Before yesterday, I use usb wifi and turn off pci wifi by set the pci wifi ...
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Cannot access random part of youtube video in firefox

My computer is running on fedora 19 with gnash install (installing adobe flash is not an option for me since it's proprietary.), as well as Firefox. Actually I can watch many YouTube videos using ...
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Adding an executable to the linux command list

Sorry, I know its been asked before, but how do i add an executable to the command list for the command line? Such that typing: my-application will have the same effect as ...
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Fedora 20 guest shutdown does not close the VirtualBox window

I have a Fedora 20 guest OS in VirtualBox, and when I shut it down, it shows the usual shutdown screen, followed by "system halted". Nothing else happens, the VirtualBox window does not close ...
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Is it possible to install OS Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, Fedora Linux?

I'm planning to have 6 operating systems in my laptop. And wanted to have more in the future. I want to install 2 versions of desktop OS in windows (7 and 8.1) and a server OS in windows (Windows ...
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Linking multiple folders into a single folder so that relative paths work. (Fedora)

I have a SVN repo that has a structure that does not line up with the needed relative build paths. The SVN repo directory looks kinda like this root alpha trunk p1 p2 p3 tag branch bravo ...
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configure: error: Please install libyaml

I am following the installation of Basics of YAML Parsing in PHP to install YAML for PHP in Fedora 20. I went through all these steps: wget http://pecl.php.net/get/yaml-1.1.0.tgz tar -xvzf ...
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Perl not found?

I try to run a pl script in the console. It shows me this error: bash: ./vmware-install.pl /usr/bin/perl: bad interpreter: no such file or directory. What does it mean? whereis perl returns ...
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How to execute a PL file in Linux?

I have a vmware-install.pl file that I need to execute. I double click it but Linux will open it in a text editor for editing. How to execute this file? Can it be done from GUI? In file's properties ...
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Why am I getting an error with lsmcode on Power server and Fedora 20?

Got an error with Fedora 20 for ppc64 in a PowerVM LPAR.. [root@localhost ~]# lsmcode Error in parsing the RTAS VPD How should I handle this one? Is this a temporary problem that may autocorrect ...
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Fedora 20 64 bit

Some thing hs happened to my fedora 20 64 bit installaion. I can boot grub and it goes though the start up and then displays the following mesage; Booting Fedora (3.15.8-200.fc20.x86_64) 20 ...
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Windows 8 bootloader repair after Fedora 20 installation

I changed the BIOS settings on my Sony Vaio laptop (pre-installed with Windows 8) to legacy from UEFI. Then I booted from USB to install Fedora 20. While installing I created a 1 MB sized BIOSBOOT ...
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How do I set my window manager in Fedora 20 without using a graphical login prompt?

I'm using Fedora 20 and I've disabled the graphical login so now when I boot I'm presented with a standard console to log into. When I log in and run startx I get Metacity. How can I change this on a ...
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144Hz monitor + Linux open source Radeon driver

I have a Fedora 20 64-bit installation that has a problem when running my 144Hz-capable monitor (BenQ XL2411Z) at 144Hz. I set it by running 'xrandr -r 144', and the command works (the display is in ...
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Moving software RAID to Linux

I'm using a RAID 1 (mirrored pair) configuration in my Media Center/ NAS system. Currently it's running Windows 8 (yeah, big mistake I know) and I'm regretting it (did it for the games, not worth it). ...
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Installing VirtualBox Xorg support on Rawhide (bleeding edge Xorg)

I have a new Fedora Rawhide/f22.x86_64 VirtualBox VM and I've installed the guest additions in the standard, distro-agnostic manner. Unfortunately, the installer does not recognize the current ...
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Remapping Logitech K750 Mac keyboard FN keys to default layout on Fedora GNU/Linux

I recently bought Logitech K750 Mac keyboard and it has that reversed functionality of FN keys, so you have to use FN key to make regular F1, F2 and other F keys to work. We all know, that hid_apple ...
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How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10?

How do I set different background images for different monitors in Gnome 3.10? As one monitor is 1360x768 and another is 1920x1080 it is not possible to use the Span feature and keep proper aspect ...
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mount cifs: input/output error

I'm running fedora 20. I can connect successfully to a shared Windows folder via files > connect to server; however, when I try mounting the share manually I get various errors: sudo mount.cifs ...
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What are those white circles on the desktop in Gnome 3?

I have Fedora 20 with GNOME 3.10.2. On the desktop background (i.e. where the wallpaper is), there are five small white circles centered at the very bottom of the screen. The first is filled, the ...
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How to boot from SD Card with GRUB2 being on another device?

I want to install some OS on SD card (i.e. Chromium OS), but my laptop doesn't support booting from SD slot. Thus, I decide to add static entry for my specific SD card to GRUB2 menu. And I can't ...
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Figure out if Solid State Drive is being used as cache

I am using Fedora 20 OS. I am trying to see if my SSD is being used as Cache for fast reads. So far I check to see if the SSD is mounted so I did: sudo lshw | grep -A 10 SSD and I got: ...
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Difference between hostname -i and /etc/hosts

To cut a long story short my colleague and i are having a miserable time trying to get jconsole to connect to our dev box via a remote connection (even though for me the dev box is on my network) ...
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Reduce brightness on laptop with Fedora 20 and Gnome Shell

So, I just gave up trying to get my screen brightness keys working properly and now I'm searching for a way to decrease the brightness of my screen artificially. Maybe there's a gnome shell extension ...
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How to snapshot a btrfs root file system (snapshot of /)?

I have Fedora 20 and when I installed it I choose to go with btrfs as file system, by many reasons but mainly to have snapshots available. But I can't seem to create a snapshot of /. I can snapshot ...
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crontab is not working

I am using Linux Fedora. I want to create a crontab with SCP command, but it's not working. [shiv@db2 ~]$ crontab -l #this is server to server copy... */2 * * * * date >> ~/$ scp ...
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Is IPV6 blocking my DHCP on Fedora?

I’m running Fedora 20 with KDE on a laptop I use for work. When I’m at home I use DHCP and when at work I have to statically assign an IP. When I came home the other day for some reason it doesn’t ...
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Setting up nginx on Fedora 19

So I had nginx set-up with the default site. I decided I wanted to change because my website is at /var/www/server.nyro.net/... so before I changed again, I went to 127.0.0.1 to see if everything ...
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OpenCV for Windows under Wine? How to set the PATH variable?

I am trying to start Open CV under Wine, but cant understand where to set the environment path. Some suggests wine regedit, but I dont know what to do there. I have installed OpenCV in ...
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Fedora 20: sudo hangs in rxvt-unicode

It seems to be an old problem that the sudo command hangs around 10secs before allowing you to enter your password when executing a command: ...
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No audio output after starting qtractor in Fedora 20

I have installed qtractor to start experimenting with music composition/production. However, after starting the application, the computer seems to redirect its audio output and the other applications ...
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cannot boot after adding grub menu entry

I have Fedora 20 and Windows 8 installed. I wanted to be able to dual-boot. But when I selected Windows Boot Manager in grub menu, i got: 'error file /EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi not found' I ...
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unknown fedora file system and partition settings

I've got a fedora system, who somebody has installed for me, and I don't precisely know what is: lvm2pv. I searched that LVM stands for "logical volume manager", but what is 2 and what is pv here? ...
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Fedora failing to recognize headphones

My headphones were working fine, but for some reason when I plug in the headphones into the USB port, I don't see them in the input or output tab in "Settings -> Hardware / Sound".
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Fedora20 not turning on

I installed Fedora20. After I turn On my system, it says "Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has ocurred and the system can't recover. Please contact a system administrator". I re-installed ...
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Whitelist USB drivers(kernel modules)

I am looking for a way to configure a whitelist of allowed usb drivers on Fedora. All other USB drivers should not be loaded. What's the simplest way to do so? I know how to blacklist drivers using a ...
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How to create symbol versioned functions in an so file in Fedora?

Due to the following bug in Fedora: http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=296524 I decided to compile my own versions of zlib and libpng. But after doing so, I realized that libcairo could ...
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What does this yum error mean?

I don't understand the phrasing of this error message. --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: kf5-kactivities-libs-devel-4.100.0-1.fc20.x86_64 (dvratil-kde-frameworks) ...
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Installing mysql - Fedora20 - Where is the installation directory

I am trying to install mysql on to a Fedora 20 box. I am using the below guide which states the following; First, MySQL was replaced by MariaDB since Fedora 19 ...
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How can I make Fedora 20 use the dark theme for all applications?

If it's somehow possible to force all programs to use the dark adwaita theme, I wish to do that. For now it only seems as if the apps that shipped with Fedora is able to be fully dark, while ...
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Everything seems to be rendered below wallpaper

I've got a fresh installation of Fedora 20 with KDE. Everything is out-of-box, no reconfiguring. It starts normally, I get the standart logon screen. But when it starts the desktop, everything becomes ...
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Fedora 20 start script on startup

I am trying to start a slideshow automatically on startup in Fedora 20. I started with a simple script. eog is "eye on gnome" which is a slideshow viewer and my pictures are in the ...
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Change Keyboard Shortcuts in Linux

The Dvorak keyboard option on Fedora 20 XFCE does not have an option to switch the ctrl+C, V, X, etc shortcuts to where they are in QUERTY (which are very convenient locations). So I would like to ...
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svn checkout with ssh tunnel on fedora missing ssh-askpass library

I'm running fedora 20 and when I try to run svn checkout svn+ssh://repo I get this error after typing my ssh passphrase for my key: ssh_askpass: exec(/usr/lib64/misc/ssh-askpass): No such file or ...
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How does one connect to an SSH server?

I am not familiar with SSH. I am attempting to run a website, and I am used to receiving FTP-information. However, this time, I was simply told to "connect through SSH." How do I go about doing this? ...
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Wireless not working only when using Fedora

I just bought a new Asus laptop (ASUS F551CA) that came with preinstalled Windows 8. I quickly installed Fedora 20 to the then empty D:-drive. Everything looks good: the dualboot process works fine. ...
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Configuring Grub2 on a second raid 1 hard drive on Fedora

Im trying to reconfigure grub to install on both /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, but the only command I have been able to find is dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc, which isnt really helpful since I am using rpm. Is ...