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Why does Fedora save a random seed?

When I shut down Fedora12 I get a statement like this saving random seed ... [OK] Why does it save this random seed? What is it used for?
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Enable eth0 by default on Fedora 12

On Fedora 12 eth0 is disconnected (by the NetworkManager) by default until I manually enable it from GNOME. I need to make it connected even if I start my box in runlevel 3 or 4. How?
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How to force Fedora 12 to start to text mode?

I have a problem with my newly installed ATI driver so my Fedora 12 boots to a frozen graphic mode display. I need to force it to boot to text mode interface to start adjusting my X configuration. ...
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Problems in starting mysql server

I'm trying to start the mysql server on fedora 12. service mysqld start gives me an error: MySQL Daemon failed to start. Starting MySQL: [FAILED] More details ...
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How does one look at the 'kernel log' in fedora linux

I have just installed fedora 12 linux on my dell Gx2600 pc every so often the pc hangs - screen goes blank & usb keyboard stops working. Question: is there a place were the kernel logs problems ...
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Getting a hardware profile from Fedora 12 after installation

I've installed Fedora 12 on a computer I found in the trash (Bulk garbage day!) and I'm trying to figure out what's under the hood (seems like a stock dell but I'd like to know the details). Is there ...
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Disable Power Management in Fedora 12

How to disable the power management in fedora 12, so that lcd/monitor should not go to sleep/off when system is idle?
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How can I access files from an Ext4 partition from a Windows Vista partition on dual-boot setup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does a ext4 reader for Windows exist? I have a dual-boot setup: Windows Vista + Fedora Linux. Most of my stuff are in the Fedora Linux installation. I want to be able to ...
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What (Fedora) Linux tool can I use to view my desktop on the same network from my laptop?

What I want is for my desktop to appear as a window from my laptop. Both are running on Fedora 12. Better if my desktop can appear as the other workspace.
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How can I make Fedora 12 run faster?

I recently installed Fedora 12 on my machine. I think it's the fastest Fedora version I've used. But I was wondering whether I could make it run faster than it already is.
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fedora12, yum not releasing “lock” after performing an action

This problem has been occurring quite frequently recently and I can't seem to find a way of preventing it. Whenever I perform an action with yum such as to install or remove software, it appears to ...
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Fedora 12 XFCE mount permissions

I installed Fedora 12 with XFCE. When I run Gigolo to mount Windows partitions, I get an "Authentication is required" message. In Fedora 11 XFCE, there was a tool that changed the system permission ...