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Unable to get Linux Live installation media to properly boot from USB on 2006 iMac

I'm trying to dual boot linux on a 2006 iMac. I have tried Arch, Ubuntu, and Fedora. I originally created the Arch USB installation media following the instructions in the Arch Beginner's Guide. ...
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Linux how to move space from one partition to another

I am not familiar with Linux OS configuration. I need you help to move more space from one partition to another. I have this disk usage right now: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail ...
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How can I edit the bootup screen in a fedora ISO?

I want to modify a fedora ISO image so that when I install it, it will use a custom image for the bootup screen and desktop. Is this possible?
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Installation Error Graph tool

karnel:3.16.3-200.fc20.x86_64 I'm trying to install graph tool which need cairomm-1.0. I installed separately, but I'm not finding out by wereis or which command. How do I know that cairomm-1 is ...
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cannot connect to wifi network

I have a problem with conecting to my wifi. I see my wifi, but when i am trying to connect to it- i write the password and the password-window pop up again like the password is wrong (but it is good, ...
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After “grub>” mensage install Fedora 20

After installing the Fedora 20 sucessfully and rebooted, I have received the message on boot: Grub> I stay stuck on this screen and don't know what to do. I think it might be a problem to load ...
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Switch to twm only on Fedora 20

I want to use TWM only, no GNOME, no XFCE, nothing else. I like its simplicity a lot and find pure twm easy to use. How can I configure fedora to use twm only? I'm fairly new to all of the ...
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how to properly set up grub2 with uefi on gpt

I've recently installed fedora on new ssd disk. Info: GPT, uefi partitions: (lsblk) NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda ...
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Fedora asks for root password each time i reboot (for maintenance)

When I was running a program on my Fedora machine, my system froze and I had to do a hard reboot. But once I rebooted, Fedora complained that the file system has errors and attempted to fix it. Now, ...
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What triggers dropbox on fedora to upload files?

I am writing a computer simulation on a Fedora system, but wants to postprocess the data using MATLAB on a windows installation. My method for transferring files is Dropbox since the two computers are ...
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How do you configure/enable user web pages on Fedora fc20?

How do you configure enable user web pages on Fedora fc20? I have edited /etc/httpdr/conf.d/userdir.conf as follows which should work. I have even ensured the folders and their parent folders exist ...
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WiFi hotspot not working on Fedora 20

I used to be able to create wifi hotspots on Fedora 20 on the settings -> network screen and clicking on the "use as access point" button: A couple months ago it stopped working. If I recall ...
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getting 443 host not found error on Fedora 21

I recently installed fedora 21-alpha on my spare laptop, and i am really impressed by new gnome 3.14 shell. The problem I am facing is that most of my applications are getting 443: Network is ...
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I can't install skype in fedora 20-64bit

I am newbiew in the world of Linux. I have fedora 20 (64 bit) installed in my system. I am trying to install skype in my system. However it throws an error /opt/skype/skype: error while loading ...
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How can I check which computers I am logged onto on my school network?

At some point in the last week, I forgot to log out of a computer somewhere in my school and now I cannot open firefox because it is already open on that computer. Is there a shell command for me to ...
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Adding group permissions with sudoers with NOPASSWD still prompting for password

Fedora 20, clean install. I added the following lines to my sudoers file with visudo: %power ALL=NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown I then created group "power" and added my account to this group. ...
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How do I set pkg_config_path?

I'm using Fedora 18. I'm trying to install the Raptor toolkit. Running the configure file, I get an error saying that the libxml2 library is not available. However, I already have that library ...
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How to log initialisation script?

I have a certain script that i run to set up services on the machine. When i run script from command line, all services are started, but when it is run during initialisation, some of them fail to do ...
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Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware

Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware. Problem solved by swapping out the 2012 led monitor with the original 2011 lcd monitor. Question Why does the LED ...
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Fedora 20 on latest version of Oracle Virtualbox (Windows 7 host) pretty much doesn't work

Has anyone else tried to use such a config? I get this aggravating behavior where the VM window will repeatedly resize itself to a (about) 263x68 window. This makes the UI completely unusable, as ...
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How to figure out which partition number an entry in the list has in the Fedora 20 installation routine?

I started the Fedora 20 installation image which I dded onto an USB stick. During the installation I started wondering whether it really is impossible to determine the parition number or UUID of ...
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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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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 ...