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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...