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How do I properly start a vnc server on fedora?

I don't remember this being difficult last time I used vnc. This is what I've tried (I'm running fedora 21)... First off, install a vnc server. sudo yum install tigervnc-server ... y Now to ...
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Installing CUDA toolchain in linux without botching X

I've been trying for some time to install the CUDA toolchain on my linux (Fedora 20 x64, GeForce GT 540M) system. The main issue is that the drivers that curently allow X to run ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 alongside Fedora 21 [on hold]

Im trying to install Ubuntu 14. I have installed Fedora 21. When the installer asks to replace fedora or do something else, I choose do something else, then I get to the following sreen: ...
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Cannot start PostgreSQL: postgresql-upgrade is missing

Yesterday I upgraded my Fedora from 19 to 20. And now I cannot start PostgreSQL because of old database format. The steps are: 1. # systemctl start postgresql Job for postgresql.service failed. See ...
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Terminator needs several key presses to recognize/register shortcut

I am using terminator keybinding (F1 key) to show/hide the terminal window on Fedora 21/xfce4. Problem is, that it requires several key presses (exactly 3) to work. It used to work fine (one key ...
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how does GDM set ulimits (Fedora)?

On Fedora FC20. /etc/security/limits.conf has: * soft nofile 60000 * hard nofile 60000 * soft nproc 30000 * hard nproc 30000 After logging in through GDM, and opening a shell, the limits are 60000 ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN on Fedora 21

I need to connect a Linux Fedora 21 desktop to a L2TP over IPSec VPN. I was given a set of instructions for how to do so on a MAC as that is what they use but I have been unable to do so on Fedora. ...
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Installing javac for fedora 20 and java version 1.6

By default, I had Java 7 installed on my system(X64, Fedora 20). I needed Java 6 for a software, hence had to remove 7. sudo yum remove *java* And then, I installed Java 6. This installs Java 6 ...
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Failure to connect to VNC server after upgrade to Fedora-20

On one of my servers (Chameleon - host for a number of VMs running different OS versions) I have two VNC server instances (Tiger VNC) on the host system - one for a root desktop and one for a plain ...
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Compiling MySQL Workbench on Fedora 21 antlr-4.3 jar not found

I'm trying to compile MySQL Workbench This is the result of cmake: -- The C compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- Check for working C compiler: ...
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Making text color lighter in a fedora terminal using a dark background

In a fedora distribution, When you use a dark background, colored text are too dark to offer a good contrast. How do you fix that?
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Fedora 21 update failed

I have fedora workstation 21 installed and I got a notification in the Software application about an "Important OS Update". When I click "restart and install", the machine restarts and boots into the ...
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fedora 21 lets a user overwrite a file he does not have access to

I reproduced this problem on two fedora 21 machines. I would like that sqlite3 does not write the ~/.sqlite_history file. I couldn't find an option but said, no matter, I'll make it that it can't ...
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Use Proxy in terminal [closed]

The Indian DoT have decided to block github.com, pastbin.com and similar services in india. I use zenmate in firefox and chrome to access these site but I can not use commands like git clone npm ...
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How can I place /boot/efi on a different drive than / and /home?

I am trying to install Fedora 21 onto a relatively recent Toshiba laptop. Due to firmware problems, I cannot alter the existing EFI partition. Therefore, I need to install /boot/efi on external media. ...
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Specify Fedora version and architecture for yumdownloader

This is a continuation of Package management on an air gapped machine?. I need to install packages on a Fedora 20, i386 system that is air gapped. I'm working from on Fedora 21, x64 workstation that ...
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“clear” comand throws some junk values before clearing the screen

I recently noticed that the clear command in Fedora 19 throws some junk value before actually clearing the screen Here's a sample output: [root@localhost ~]# clear [3;J [root@localhost ~]# ...
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MySQL Workbench not present in MySQL Community RPM for Fedora 21

I have given up trying to find a proper workaround or solution to install MySQL Workbench + MariaDB so I decided to install the official stack provided by MySQL so I enabled their YUM repository using ...
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how to turn off annoying beep in fedora gnome shell when returning from suspend

When going to suspend mode and when returning from it (using opening and closing the lid) Gnome Shell 3.14.2 on Fedora 21 does beeps annoyingly every-time and I had no luck finding how to turn this ...
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How to configure Fedora/Ubuntu desktop with a bash script?

The default appearance of Fedora desktop is not what I desire. So I will always change some settings through GUI-based "System Settings" after a new installation. However, I feel it is rather tedious ...
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No bootable device found on new UEFI installation

I have just installed Fedora 21 on a new laptop I bought using the following partition scheme: GPT partition table +-------+-----------+------+------+------+-------+ | sda1 | sda2 | sda3 | ...
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Fedora 21 fedup CLI error

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 20 Atom netbook to F21 using the official CLI tools, as well as the KFUpgrade fedup GUI tool I found on SourceForge. The ISO from getfedora.org wasn't recognized as a ...
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Package management on an air gapped machine?

I'm working on an air gapped Fedora 20 (x64) machine. Its air gapped because of a source code review, and the company that owns the sources does not want the machine on the Internet. I'm trying to ...
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Plasma 5 on Fedora giving “Could not start d-bus. Can you call qdbus?”

I cannot start Plasma 5 in Fedora 20. I have installed using the following method: yum install kf5-\* dnf copr enable dvratil/plasma-5 yum install plasma-5 Everything went fine and plasmashell will ...
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How to modify a Fedora Live installation media default configuration?

I have to install fedora on 20+ computers and they all have to start off with some extra packages and configurations that don't come by default on the vanilla installation media (like backgrounds, the ...
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INTEL UNDI PXE MESSAGE AT BOOT TIME- LENOVO LAPTOP

I have Lenovo G580 laptop. I have installed two operating systems, namely, Windows 7 and Fedora 20. When my laptop boots it shows a message as "Intel UNDI PXE-2.0 (build 083) and blah blah...". I ...
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Can't automount USB stick with Fedora 21+systemd-udev, could with Gentoo on same machine

In Gentoo I had created a small script that was called by udev and allowed me to mount an USB device, identified by its serial number, to any mount point I chose. Basically, ...
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How to use i3 window manager in fedora with gnome

I installed i3 and have its config file ~/.i3/config ready. When I execute i3 command, it says, ERROR: Another window manager seems to be running (X error 10). I found this article. I don't know ...
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client-error-bad-request for Get-Job-Attributes (no URI) from localhost

I'm trying to set up a local printer (no networking involved). The printer is connected via USB. The printer works (on MS Windows). The problem is with CUPS as far as I can tell. I can't understand ...
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Problems with wifi on lenovo yoga 3 pro running fedora

I recently purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3, and installed linux mint on it instead of windows. Mint didn't work very well however, lacking drivers for many of the yoga's features like the touchscreen, ...
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How to “install” Fedora / Opensuse on USB Drive

I want to install dedicated(no live CD) Fedora / Opensuse on USB key. I have a sony micro vault click(32 GB) usb drive. The previous answer is not working fine for me (trouble installing Fedora 21 on ...
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Yum autoremove removing packages that are standalone

If I run sudo yum autoremove it outputs what it is going to remove for confirmation. However, some of these packages it is removing are things I want but are not dependencies of anything else... What ...
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Liberation fonts not being rendered in Google Chrome on Linux

A few days ago, I installed Fedora Linux 21 on my laptop and the following were installed by default: liberation-serif-fonts-1.07.4-4.fc21.noarch liberation-fonts-common-1.07.4-4.fc21.noarch ...
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fedup says “Continue with the upgrade at your own risk” - what's next?

While trying to upgrade Fedora 20 to Fedora 21, I got a message: WARNING: problems were encountered during transaction test: broken dependencies async-http-client-1.7.22-1.fc20.noarch requires ...
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SSH to remote machine without domain name?

So I've been trying to SSH into my PC running Fedora. The problem is that I've never used SSH before, and have no clue about how to SSH into my machine. My machine's host name is redhat, and the ...
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Fedora 21 64bit DVD only recognized as BIOS not UEFI

How do I get my motherboard to recognize the UEFI option of the Fedora 21 install DVD? Per the docs, I need to boot to the UEFI option to install Fedora as UEFI. There is no separate media for UEFI ...
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The first visit to any site takes forever to load

I suspect I might have a DNS problem. Whenever I try to access any website at all, it will take dozens of seconds to load in the first time. Any subsequent access will load just fine. If I try to ...
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Why are external connections to my server so slow, but internal is almost instantaneous?

I have an Ubee cable modem provided by my cable provider and a Linksys EA6300 router that handles my internal wireless connections. There is a Fedora 20 server connected to the Linksys. I have set ...
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Cannot create a virtual machine on Fedora: Activation of org.freedesktop.machine1 timed out

I am trying to create a new VM within Fedora using virt-manager. However, I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/asyncjob.py", line ...
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Magenta line will not go away on my monitor

I recently built my own computer, and I was excited to finally put it all together yesterday and get it running. However, I have noticed an annoying issue on my monitor, and I don't know if it's a ...
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Fedora 20 - External VGA attached monitor doesn't work after upgrade to kernel 3.17.3

I did an update and a new kernel got installed kernel-3.17.3-200.fc20.x86_64. When I try using this kernel all works fine but the attached VGA monitor is ignored and it doesn't detect my external ...
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Yum update fails with connection refused on repo

I have recently installed pidora on my Raspberry Pi B+, I have installed no programs, done nothing to any configuration and have tried to run yum update and it has failed. I have tried a few fixes ...
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Fedora 8 on intel atom device using live image burn with unetboot

I'm new in LINUX, and I've been installing fedora 8 live image on intel atom based cpu ( installed on the harddrive, not usbstick) I have a running internet connection (router, Windows based PC, and ...
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gtk 3.14 file chooser: folders first

I just upgraded from fedora20 to fedora21 and now the gtk file picker sorts files and folders together. I much prefer the usual and previous behaviour of displaying folders first (and I enabled that ...
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Oracle VM Virtual Box Import virtual appliance error

While importing fedora 19 virtual applience in virtualbox i met some error. here is some description of problem: image: http://s013.radikal.ru/i323/1411/ed/071ef5dd1c47.png in error description is ...
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Dual Boot Win 8.1 Fedora 20 - How to share a disk partition?

I am studying how to make a dual boot system with win 8.1 and fedora 20 (since I know it is kind of tricky) and have found lots of informations and step-by-step solutions. I guess that is not my ...
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How to setting up rtl8187 on linux?

I have tried to install the realtek drivers for the ALFA AWUS036H with no results. Recently I read that the driver from realtek doesn't work. There is any way to use the internal driver that comes ...
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unable to mount iphone unhandled lockdown error (-4)

I have iphone4 with ios 7 running into it. Currently, I tried to connect my device to computer which has fedora. Every time i am connecting, receives the error. I searched few option on internet and ...
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tar command does not list content of tar package with -t option

I am trying to list the content of the tar archive with the following command tar -t "filename".tar But the shell works on this one forever without any output message. I did a research on this ...
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Fedora 20 Gnome upgrade - cannot login anymore

I started to use Fedora with with Gnome 2x. I started to upgrade to gnome 3x when I had some electric energy problem in my build and my machine turned off. Now I cannot log in any more - message ...