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My syslog is full of errors from NetworkManager about setting the MTU for wireless adapter

NetworkManager keeps trying to set the MTU for my wifi connection to 9216 and then complain about it: NetworkManager[9173]: <error> [1469713916.019478] [platform/nm-linux-platform.c:2489] ...
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gr-osmosdr Could NOT find Boost (C++ libraries)

End goal: Play about with RTL-SDR in GNURadio Companion While following the instructions on this page, I've run into errors concerning the Boost C++ libraries. While building the gr-osmosdr blocks to ...
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Fedora - how to downgrade to a specific package version?

How to downgrade to a specific package version not available with plain dnf downgrade <package>? For example, the Linux kernel my Fedora 23 came out with (kernel-4.6.4-201.fc23.i686) must be ...
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Fedora 12 Openvpn

Good Day all im wondering is some one could help im having a problem with openvpn on a fedora core 12 server the problem started when i tried to create a connection to my another server i had ...
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How do I make gnome's wifi network chooser display ALL available APs?

I'm running Fedora 24. Gnome's wifi chooser applet only displays one access point with a paricular SSID, even if there are many available with that same SSID. I'm assuming it only shows the one with ...
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Why doesn't this softlink work as expected?

bash4.3 # pwd /bin bash4.3 # ll sh lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 4 May 17 22:22 sh -> bash bash4.3 # ll bash -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1072056 May 17 22:22 bash bash4.3 # bash bash4.3 # ...
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Am I under a DDoS attack?

OK, so here's some info: Fedora23 running in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Host. Public-facing router has no DMZ, but port forwarding from 2325 (external) to 1194 (internal) and the internal static IP. ...
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Why os Fedora is calling containers on startup?

My fedora distro is messed up with docker containers... Everytime I restart this I need to call "docker ps" and then call "docker kill" for each container that is running... How can I discover who ...
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Why does gnome-open-terminal not work as expected on MacBook?

I have fedora installed on MacBook Pro, and also installed gnome-open-terminal on it. On fodora 23 and before, when I right-click in the file explorer window, I can choose a menu item named "Open ...
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DNF displays error after package install on Fedora

I am having a strange exception each time a package is installed/upgraded with dnf! However, the packages are well installed. It seems like DNF is outputting some malformed JSON that causes thed ...
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Fedora UEFI Bootable USB not working

I installed Fedora 24 in BIOS earlier because I created Bootable media using YUMI on windows on a friend's system. Then now I am trying to create Bootable USB for Fedora in UEFI mode. I tried sudo ...
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Slow boot on Fedora 24

Last week, I installed Fedora 24. Previously, on the same computer, I was using Fedora 22 (Fedora 24 is a clean installation, not a package upgrade). What surprised me is that Fedora 24 is booting ...
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somehow after rtcwake command runs, the system time seems to change

I use fedora 21 for home server, and I installed rtcwake command with cron to save electricity to put it to sleep most of the time. For about a week, it seemed to work fine waking up after ...
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Fedora 24: no build.include / try to generate autoconf.h

Trying to build a package which needs autoconf.h So i installed kernel-devel, ran make oldconfig and make prepare but unfortunalety it did not work Couldn't find any solution in the web, any ideas? ...
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external monitor display blinks

I am facing some issue with my display. I have a thinkpad laptop with external monitor connected. It was working fine for quite long time..now suddenly the monitor which is connected using docking ...
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linux: device not accepting address XX, error -32

since quite some time and across distribution updates (fedora 21-24) and kernel updates (now 4.5.7-300.fc24.x86_64) my system endlessly produces the following messages in the system-log (which is also ...
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Lock screen and keyboard in terminal and wait for password

is there a way to set terminal into this state?: terminal is still showing it's content terminal is waiting for password terminal is not responding to any others key-combinations (like ALT+TAB) I ...
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mailx configuration issues between FC17 and FC20

I have two servers, running FC17 and FC20, both use the mail (mailx) program to email results of cron jobs to me. When used on FC17 I see a command like 'MAIL From: SIZE=nnn AUTH=AAA@BBB' When used ...
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Fedora Boot / Out Of Space

I am using Amahi/Fedora/Greyhole, but I'll try to keep this a general Linux question to save explaining how Greyhole works. Basically I've ended up with a full boot drive (see /dev/sda3 below). ...
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Grub doesn't install(no way till now)

I have windows 10 and I installed fedora 24(Dual boot). I use easyBCD to choose OS when the PC is booted. but when I go to federa, the MINIMAL BASH like editing is appeared. I googled many hours and I ...
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Gaming on thinclient or direct output for Windows VM on Fedora

I have a 8 core server in my dorm. It serves as my NAS & media server and I occasionally use it to play videogames with the roommates. Right now Win 10 is installed with fedora as a VM. This ...
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No valid bootloader target device found(For UEFI installation)

I have windows 10 and fedora 20 in my laptop(Dual boot). I wanna install fedora 24(by replace it on existing fedora),I made bootable usb disk from fedora 24 iso file with LiveUSB Creator, but during ...
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Kickstart Query - How to install Centos/Redhat on 5th Disk?

Kickstart Query - How to install Centos/Redhat on 5th Disk? This is a kickstart question. We have DL360p server which has 6 Drives. First 4 Drives are Sata Drives and 5th and 6th are SSD Drives. ...
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USB 3.0 external HDD works only in USB 2.0 port under one of 2 dual-boot OS's

The machine where this is happening has 2 internal HDDs with the same Fedora 19 installed. The only difference is that one is using regular partitions, another LVM. They both run the same 3.14.27-100....
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Upgrade from Fedora 23 to 24 crashes and fails

I used the instructions from Official Fedora to upgrade from Fedora 23 to 24. Everything went fine until I entered the command $ sudo dnf system-upgrade reboot The computer rebooted and ...
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parallel install ncurses-6 & ncurses-5 on fedora 24

I just upgraded from fedora 23 to 24, and it broke some binaries I have on my system that were not installed from fedora's repositories, due to the ncurses upgrade from version 5 to version 6: error ...
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Can't update to Fedora 24?

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 23 instance to Fedora 24, and I'm following Fedora's instructions. When I type sudo dnf system-update reboot, my computer reboots. It loads as usual, with the little ...
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Weird error when trying to upgrade to Fedora 24

I'm following the instructions posted on Fedora Magazine (https://fedoramagazine.org/upgrading-fedora-23-workstation-to-fedora-24/). I'm getting this message after dnf downloads everything: Error: ...
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RPM build error: empty %files file debugfiles.list

Problem and environment Korora 23 (Fedora 23)rpmbuild --version RPM version 4.13.0-rc1 I am trying to make a local package of freefilesync for myself. The site offers an openSUSE version which I'm ...
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How do I create a desktop shortcut in Fedora 23?

There is no right-click option to create a shortcut, whether I am clicking on the desktop or an application's icon in e Activites menu. I crated a .desktop file, made it executable, and moved it to ~/...
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Nemo doesn't show up on search

When you press the WIN-key or press "Activities" you can start typing and you will find installed programs. Currently, when I search for Nemo it doesn't show up. I'm on stock Fedora 23 with default ...
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Why does vim-common conflict with vim-minimal on fedora23 and centos?

I generally need both vim-common and vim-minimal to have a usable system. I need vim-minimal because package sudo unconditionally depends on it (and I need sudo). vim-common in turn is a dependency of ...
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OpenVPN Access Server will not Start on System Boot

I have installed OpenVPN Access Server on my computer running Fedora 23 using the instructions from this YouTube video. I have been able to install the server on the machine with no problem, and it ...
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Fedora 23 freezes after login

Fedora is my first Linux-based OS I've ever installed and everything seemed to be going well until I tried to log in. I enter my credentials and the login disappears leaving only the background image ...
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Why does sudo depend on vi?

the package sudo-1.8.15-2.fc23.x86_64 in fedora 23 depends on vi, as attested by: $ rpm -qR sudo | grep vi /usr/bin/vi Why? Is it a mistake on the side of the package maintainer? This dependency ...
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Radeon initialisation problems (VCE init -110); notebook won't boot

I have a Dell Latitude E6540 with hybrid graphics (Intel 9540 and AMD Radeon HD 8790M), but after fiddling with drivers and running the HTC Vive setup, my computer won't boot anymore. On Linux (...
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How to permanently switch to text mode interface in fedora 23

I want to permanently switch from GUI interface to text mode interface in fedora. I tried to edit the /etc/inittab file to switch the runtime level. But that file was no longer used. Then I tried to ...
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Grub doesn't show up after installation of Fedora 23

Initially, I wanted to install Fedora in UEFI, but I don't know for which reason, I had the message "For a UEFI installation, you must include an EFI System partition on a GPT formatted disk, monted ...
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Fedora Alternatives and Java: Switching JAVA_HOME At Same Time?

I have to switch between 3 separate JDKs and understand the concepts of the alternatives system. However, when I switch from one to another, is there a way to automatically set JAVA_HOME to the new ...
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Can't access bios (even though I can access windows repair)

I have two HDD in my MSI laptop. In one of them Windows 10 (with its own efi partition) is installed. In the other one I tried installing Fedora (again, with its own efi partition in said hdd). After ...
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Administration suggestions for employees using Ubuntu

We're pretty much set on putting Ubuntu LTS (open to alternatives if it's really helpful) on a few new machines for some employees to cut the cost of Windows licenses and seemingly daily glitches. We ...
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several minor issues intsalling Fedora 24 to an external USB drive

Most of my computers are UEFI, so I had the idea of, instead of dual-booting each one, installing Fedora 24 to a removable USB hard-drive, and having one Fedora installation that I could use on any ...
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Dnf has utf-8 problems

I have problem with dnf. Specifically: I cannot update my box anymore. # dnf update Last metadata expiration check: 0:02:11 ago on Thu Jun 2 14:32:01 2016. Dependencies resolved. Traceback (most ...
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Login to GNOME (Fedora) using my FreeIPA credentials

I have a FreeIPA Server (Fedora Server 23) and a FreeIPA Client (Fedora Server 23 with GNOME). Everything works excepts one thing: I can't login to Fedora Client with my FreeIPA username and password. ...
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Both Alt keys not working

My machine is an Asus X550LB. Two months ago I updated my BIOS. Two weeks after that, both of my Alt keys rarely work(mostly they don't work, rarely they both work). Could it be related to the BIOS ...
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Fedora 23 has stopped installing new programs and updates

I have been using Fedora 23 for the last 2 months and since yesterday DNF has stopped installing or upgrading programs. This is the error message I got in the Yum Extender - Powered by DNF: g-io-...
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Dual Boot Fedora 23 and windows 10..windows 10 not booting

I am a newbie and recently installed fedora 23 on my windows 10 through partition. After installing fedora 23, I get 3 options in the menu to select the Os i want to boot. 2 options for Fedora 23 and ...
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Can't Boot from Fedora USB

I'm trying to boot from a USB with Fedora ISO on it, but it goes straight to windows 10. I've set the boot order to try the USB first and I'm pretty sure that the files are correct on the USB Files. I ...
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Fedora 23: Properly recreating /home partition and integrating it into an exisiting installation?

I used a btrfs raid 1 for my /home partition, but unfortunately the file system destroyed itself. '/' is on a seperate drive. Now I want to recreate the /home partition for my user (this time using ...
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Diffrent output of “ps -a” on Ubuntu and Fedora

I have noticed that the ps -a command produces different output when I run it on ubuntu "16.04" and Fedora 23. According the man page of both distribution the -a option should do : -a Select all ...