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Backspace behavior on terminal

I opened a zsh in a remote computer running Fedora 13 (yeah, it's old). When typing backspace everything works fine, but nothing happens when I type home (Ctrl+A does the job as expected). But when ...
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Why the directories-files do not have the 777 privileges when I gave that on the parent directory?

There is a directory named Joomla inside /opt/lampp/htdocs directory. As I created the directory, first thing I did was to change its mode as : [root@Feddy htdocs]# chmod 777 Joomla Then I unzipped ...
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On trying to unzip a file,I get 'Filename not matched' when the directory exists. Why is that?

While trying to unzip a file named Joomla_3.0.3-Stable-Full_Package.zip to the directory named joomla I get filename not matched. Why is that ? [root@Feddy Joomla]# unzip -Z ...
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Unable to mount Windows partition from terminal

While trying to mount a Windows partition named work documents I used the following command: [root@Feddy /]# mount /mnt/'work documents' mount: can't find /mnt/work documents in /etc/fstab or ...
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Windows 8 not showing up in GRUB menu

My computer is pretty new and has a UEFI setup. I have secure boot off, fast boot off, and am booting in Legacy mode. I got Fedora 17 to install and now it is set up and working correctly, however I ...
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How to open a particular file from a terminal?

How do I open a file from a terminal ? When I try to open a simple txt file like : open _b2rR6eU9jJ.txt I get this message : Couldn't get a file descriptor referring to the console Is that ...
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How do I become root user in bash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to perform root level commands on Linux (Fedora) Live Media I just installed F17 and am trying to learn the basics of bash. All that I know for sure is that the ...
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where linux fedora limit concurrent opening connections in terminal?

i have some webserver around and to manage the cluster i sometimes use script which open automatically the connections &/| sync files to them using python scripts, i've found a weird problem and i ...
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There is some error using gvim in Fedora15

The os is Federa 15. gnome3. I install vim-X11 and input "gvim" in terminal. the gvim can be used. But the terminal also output some error: (gvim:4431): Gdk-WARNING **: Using Cairo rendering ...
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Change font of the virtual terminal in Fedora

Typically, I can change the terminal's font via Edit->Preference->General and pick a font. But my problem is, the fonts available in the Preference->General is too limited, the font that I ...
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Fedora 16 terminal delay on bad command

Is it possible to get of the (~3s) delay one gets when typing a bad command in Fedora 16? My friend keeps changing the key map but the delay is even more annoying.
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Less hotkeys not working, printing keycodes instead performing action

When I try something like php -i | less Less is not responding to hotkeys, but prints them like pressing "q" results in statusline :q PageDown :^[[6~ Pressing ENTER like "executes" the ...
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Unable to bring back terminal launcher in fedora

Our office housing keeping guy sat on my linux (Fedora 7) system and somehow removed the main panel. By panel I mean where all the menus are there - Applications, Places, System etc. and contains a ...