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Edit scripts to hide File/Folder in fedora 14

I want to hide File/folders ending with "#" . I used the '.' formula but cant everytime rename 100s of files and folders ,i want the file /folder to be instantly hidden same like when we apply "." in ...
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Fedora LiveUSB Creator not showing target device

I downloaded LiveUSB and it doesn't show a target device and i cant find one. I don't know what to do so if someone can held that would be great.
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How to prevent user from viewing the content of a folder on fedora 14?

assuming there is only one user account on the OS, it does not belong to the root group is there any command line which i could enter at the terminal (by su to become root) to restrict viewing of the ...
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Is there a way to install Samba packages offline for Fedora 14?

need to install samba packages offline to enable sharing of my fedora 14 folders to windows system. is there a place/way to get the offline installation file? ThaNKS!
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How to autostart TightVNC on Fedora 14 upon booting

Is that possible to do it by just using the rc.local? Or in the OS startup section, by entering gnome terminal --profile 'xxx' -e 'xxxxxx' ? I tried both methods above but neither of them works. ...
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Giving write permission to a directory linux

I have a strange problem. I gave a directory ci with chmod 777 ci permission. The ls -l command shows drwxrwxrwx. 5 root root 4096 Jan 1 18:08 ci But when I tried to create a file innetbeans, it ...
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How can I give a user in Fedora 14 the rights to write in a folder and all the sub-folders in it?

My program needs to write in /var/log as well as /usr/lib including all the sub-folders in these directories. How do I give permission for my program to do it?
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How to include un-included HDD space to fedora 14

I have fedora 14 installed. I have 320 GB HDD, when I installed fedora, I included only 100 GB to root. Remaining 220 GB is now not usable. My Question is how can I include the remaining 220 GB to ...
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How to auto start terminal applications when Fedora 14 starts?

I know that i can go under system-> preferences -> startup to add in application that i want to autostart when fedora starts. But if my application requires to open terminal then type ./[appname] ...
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How to give a user account root privileges in Fedora 14?

I want to give my user account root access rights permanently, how can I do that? I don't want to log in using the root account.
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Linux init local socket with '@'

I have experience with using local named and network sockets in C, but on Linux (Fedora 14), using GNOME system monitor, I notice that a local socket, being used by the init process, has the path ...
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fedora14 yum update issue

I've just installed fedora 14 and added two repositories from rpmforge and dag. When I use yum update I get the following error after some processing. Error: Package: libcurl-7.21.0-10.fc14.i686 ...
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Root authentication with another root user

I have a PC at work running Fedora 14. For some reason, the IT guys do not give out the password for the root user, but instead, if needed they create a specific suXXX user with root permissions. The ...
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Header border frame missing in fedora after update the software packages

After installing some Fedora software updates, I can no longer see the header frame in every window. Furthermore, I can't access any window frame after I open a new window frame. How can I fix this? ...
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Fedora 14 system-config-firewall-tui gone?

On Fedora I used to be abble to configure custom ports into the Firewall by going to setup and following the required steps till I got to something like this: Well that menu is here no more. I can ...
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NTPd giving the wrong time

Running ntpd -q on a Fedora 14 VM gives the wrong time. I'm in the UK so my time should be UTC+1, but instead it's 6 minutes behind what it should be. Anyone know why this might be and how to fix it? ...
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SELinux allow http requests on Fedora 14

I have a Fedora 14 instance on Amazon EC2 and I want to make an http request from that instance to another one in the same amazon security group. When I use wget to make the request it works fine. ...
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Fedora Server X Boot Problems

This morning when I tried to boot up Fedora 14 I ran into some problems. I used it fine last night, and nothing has changed since then. When I boot up F14, it would go to a black screen and sit ...
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Using the windows/super/Meta key in Fedora

I use Fedora 14 on an Asus EEE PC 1015P and I want to use the windows key to trigger the panels main menu (default setting = ALT + F1). The problem is that the keyboard shortcut dialog doesn't ...
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Rescue an unrecognized OS with Fedora 14

I freshly installed Fedora 14 and working fine till my 1 TB hard disk suddenly showed "SMART TRIPPED". I brought another 1 TB hard disk and thought about installing Windows XP on it and then copy data ...
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Change BIOS settings without display

The state: I have a Sony Vaio VGN-FE41M with a broken display (old laptop from my girlfriends mother) and broken vga port. Windows Vista boots up fine and the display shows a small part on the left ...
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Can't access my webserver (that runs inside virtualbox)

I've just installed Fedora 14 in VirtualBox and got it up and running in a window on my Windows 7 host. Its IP is 10.0.2.15 with subnet 255.255.255.0 (ifconfig). The Windows 7 VirtualBox's IP was a ...
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I've set up Apache, but I can't write to the '/var/www' folder

I've set up Fedora 14 with Apache, MySQL and PHP for my own homepage on a "server" (read: old hardware scrapped together). I'm logged in with my user, but I have no rights on /var/www/html. How do I ...
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How to start Google Chrome with maximized window?

If I have already started Google Chrome, then start it again, the window is not maximized; I have to click to maximize it. Are there any hidden parameters to set Google Chrome to always start in a ...
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How to scan a document using printer HP 3015 on fedora14?

I was able to successfully print a document using HP 3015 printer connected to a fedora14 system locally via usb but I am not able to scan any document using the same. The printer does support ...
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Compiz is not applying config from CompizConfig Settings Manager

I use Fedora 14 with Compiz on Gnome. I'd like to change some settings of Compiz with CompizConfig Settings Manager, but when I change a setting in there, those settings are not being applied. ...
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Fedora 14 - hulu player does not load in firefox

I have a fresh install of fedora 14 (64 bit) on my laptop. I installed the new 64bit flash using instructions from this website. Flash seems to work, I can load videos on youtube and they play just ...
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Log what time hibernation occurred?

Fedora 14 xfce I am looking for the log messages where I can find out what time my netbook hibernated? I have checked in the /var/log. And all I could see was pm-suspend.log and pm-powersave.log. ...
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Fedora 14 problem with using root

I reinstalled my Linux and set the root password. But now I can't login to root. I can only run updates by password setted and do similar task but sudo is not working. What's the problem?
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Symlinks not working when created

It is a terrible title, but I don't know how else to describe it (this is probably something very simple). I'm creating a symlink to a sub-directory one directory up: ln -s ../src/django-countries ...
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Where can I find out where a package has been installed to?

Fedora 14 xfce I have installed a package using yum install package-name. However, I can't seen to find out where it has been installed to. Is there any command that will tell me what directory the ...
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Fedora 14 for beginner

I just installed Fedora 14 on a really old box I used Windows and Mac OS X a lot. I want to use Linux now. Does anyone know some good resources for beginner Linux users? I want to learn to build an ...
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VPN - PPTPd server setup under Fedora 14?

I've been using Debian as my main server for a while, and have pptpd (PoPToP) allowing me to connect my iOS devices and Windows laptop to my home network. I have switched to Fedora 14 as a learning ...
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Can't login into Fedora 14 (XFCE) desktop. For the second time

I'm experiencing a problem with my Fedora 14 XFCE spin, which doesn't seem to let me pass the login screen: I enter my password for my user record, authentication passes (no 'Authentication Failure' ...
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How to edit .pub format files on fedora?

Is there an aplication/software that I can use to edit the Microsoft publisher (.pub) format files on fedora14.
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Install GNU Emacs GUI in Fedora

I've installed the "emacs" package from yum, but typing emacs at the terminal doesn't launch the GUI version. I was under the impression it installed by default, and emacs -nw would be used for the ...
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3D in Fedora - are there any mesa like packages?

When i was using Debian on my PC, i just: apt-get install -y mesa-utils libgl1-mesa-dri and then...the 3D games, like torcs didn't lag anymore. Question: Are there any "mesa" -""like"" packages in ...
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disable automount in fedora

I have edited /etc/hal/fdi/policy/prefrences.fdi <deviceinfo version="0.2"> <device> <match key="storage.policy.should_mount" bool="true"> <merge ...
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What does % mean in linux / how to install jmf

I am fairly new to linux and am using fedora 14 (64 bit). I have to install the java media framework for one of my projects. In the installation instructions on their website ...
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Can I use a Magic Trackpad on Linux?

I'd like to be able to use my Magic Trackpad with Linux. While I haven't installed Linux yet to test it, the trackpad will connect to Windows on the machine (i.e. it has bluetooth). I'm going to be ...
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Error mounting NTFS volume on Fedora 14

Suddenly I cannot access the NTFS drive of my computer (which hosts Windows Vista and many of my documents from Fedora 14). I get this error Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper ...
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install TrueType font on fedora 14

i would like install tahoma on fedora 14 i create a folder .fonts name in copied my tahoma font in this folder and run this command fc-cache -f in my terminall but i cant use in this font yet, how ...
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Enable root user in Gnome for Fedora 14?

I recently upgraded Fedora 12 to 14 and I can no longer login as root from the GUI login screen. I choose Other, but no dice. I know that it is bad practice to do this normally and that is probably ...
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Cannot change language back to english Fedora Core 14

I'm running fedora 14, and I'm taking French is school so I decided to set my system to french to see how it was. I edited /etc/sysconfig/i18n, and changed en_US to fr_FR. Then, I rebooted, and it ...
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Windows Vista Boot mgr is missing after dual-booting with Fedora 14

Boot mgr is missing This error is showing up when I choose Windows Vista (a.k.a. Other) from Grub after dual-booting with Fedora 14. How can I fix this problem if I don't have my Windows Vista ...
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How to upgrade php from old version to new version

How to upgrade php from old version to new version. Say from php 5.3.3 to php 5.3.5?