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Fedora17: yum update not working

I am new to linux environment and I have been assigned the task of installing a browser in my system (which I feel a really tough work in linux as a first time user). When I am trying to run the ...
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Xen 4.2.xx compatibility with Fedora 17

I know that Fedora 17 ships with Xen 4.1.xx, but is it compatible with Xen 4.2.xx and later versions? I have searched online and found nothing either supporting or denying the fact. If it is ...
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creating custom linux live cd without installation option

I have a Fedora 17 platform, I am trying to create a live cd out of that hard drive installation. I need an iso that will boot up and enter into command line and to contain my home dir content. I am ...
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Repairing UEFI Windows 8 Boot with Linux

I got my laptop a few months ago, and it's just stopped booting. I don't know if it's the Bootloader but I'll give a boot repair a try. It just freezes with the Windows 8 boot loading spinner and the ...
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Laptop with Fedora 17 and MATE: How do I disable window title bars?

I'm running Fedora 17 with MATE, and I find that the browser and other applications' title bars take up too much space. How do I disable it?
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How can I delete this non-existant directory in Linux?

A few weeks ago I mapped/browsed (can't remember) to a network share on my local network. It worked fine at that point. I haven't used the machine since then, until today. As you can see below, ...
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Anyone able to connect to mschapv2 from fedora?

I'm trying to connect to mschapv2 "secured" vpn from my fedora box using VPN defined by standard "Network connections" tool. It connects fine but always fail after few kB of transferred data due crash ...
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Unable to run shel scrip file, permission denied

I am having shell script file, basically a setup file for installing xilinx tools. The name of the file is xsetup Also i checked its permission after doing this chmod 777 xsetup In fact the ...
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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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Cannot access su in fedora 17

I am using Fedora 17. by mistaken, I have given full permission as root, for all the files in /usr/bin My command was chmod 777 * and also I gave full permission for a file(I can't ...
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IPMI beginner's tutorial / GPU fan speed adjustment

I have a workstation equipped with two Kepler K20M GPUs that doesn't have active fans installed on them. There is one external fan attached to the rear of the chassis extracting the exhaust. However ...
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How do I make bluefish open only one instance?

When opening files in blue fish, by default it keeps opens new files in new windows rather than opening one instance and then opening several tabs. OS: Fedora 17 Bluefish version: 2.2.3 How can I ...
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User not in sudo list but can still use sudo

I am running Fedora 17. My user was created during the live cd install and has root/admin privileges. Hence, I use the sudo command to perform root actions. E.g sudo iftop I enter my password and ...
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How to install java plugin for firefox in Fedora 17 or 18

I am running Fedora 17 64 Bit, I already installed firefox with the yum install firefox, and my firefox version is 22.0 I am trying to install the java plugin for firefox. But the instructions on ...
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Installing fingerprint reader in fedora 17

I have a dual-boot system of fedora 17 and windows 7. My laptop is hp pavilion dv-6 6119 tx. The fingerprint reader on my laptop works well with windows 7 but does not work with fedora 17. How can i ...
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Exception while configuring symmetricDS with postgresql on Linux

SymmetricDS is a java tool which can replicate databases and tables across an intermittent internet connection. I am having trouble configuring it to work with postgresql. I am doing this piece of ...
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Setting up postgresql server connection with pgadmin3 fails with Exception

I have installed postgresql database on Fedora 17. When I create a new server connection through pgadmin3, I get this Error in a popup window: postgresql The server doesn't accept the current ...
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How to run Linux Remmina from the terminal?

I would like to bring up a Remmina remote desktop from the command line. I have installed remmina on Fedora 17 Linux. I type the command remmina which prints up a GUI. It works correctly, I want to ...
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Laptop not booting to Windows 7

I installed a fresh Windows 7 overwriting Fedora 17. The installation was successful, but the laptop is not now booting. It's showing a black screen with a blinking cursor.
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Pen drive size reduced

I made my 8gb pen drive bootable to install Fedora.But after that when i plugged it back to my windows pc, its showing only 514 kb. What happened to the remaining size? I tried formatting the pen ...
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when i try to acces the gedit as root user it shows the error like this

when i try to acces the gedit as root user it shows the error like this: root@localhost Downloads# gedit No protocol specified Cannot open display: Run 'gedit --help' to see a full list of available ...
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Could not open log file “pg_log/postgresql-Sun.log”: No such file or directory

After installing postgresql on fedora 17 using the yum package manager. When I try to start it I get the error message. [vagrant@example ~]$ sudo /sbin/service postgresql status Redirecting to ...
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Can't use LG IPS224V-PN on fedora 17 as second monitor

I tried to connect my monitor via HDMI and VGA, the screen turn on with the fedora logo, but it isn't detected in the "Display and Monitor" system settings. I am currently updating the system with ...
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left click logging off session- FC17

I am using FC-17 kernel 3.8.12-100 on an Asus k55vm laptop. All of a sudden my left touchpad click is causing the session to log off without any notification. Initially I thought that it might be ...
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Fedora - Python import selinux cannot find selinux_current_policy_path

When I run any python script that does import selinux (such as system-config-users) I get the following error: ImportError: /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/selinux/_selinux.so: undefined symbol: ...
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How to view a Windows Recycle Bin files in Linux?

I installed Windows 7 and Fedora Linux in different partitions and it's a different boot up. i want to view what are the files are in windows recycle bin via Fedora Linux, can any tell me the path for ...
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Forgot su password at virtual machine?

I'm new to Fedora-17 and Linux. I've stumbled upon a problem after created my su password; I added some sequence and after this see prompt Setup is complete! But generally I didn't remember this ...
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MATLAB not loading- java NoClassDefFoundError

The installation itself was giving an error: java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: java.lang.RuntimeException: data starting at 0 is in unknown format but when I deselected Aeromodeling toolbox ...
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Drupal installation strange permission.

I am trying to install drupal 7 im my Linux( Fedora 17) machine. I have given chmod -R 755 permission to directory /var/www/html/drupal, additionally go+w to the same directory,recursively. But when I ...
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Permission denied for other users than root

I have a directory called sai at /var/www/html/. I gave permission initially 755 and tried 777. I have loggen in as user nitish. When I tried to edit the files , it says the file is read-only. But if ...
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Unable to install drupal. permission denied

I am unable to install drupal in my /var/www/html directory. When I tried to install, it says File system The directory sites/default/files is not writable. An automated attempt to create this ...
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Unable to install Java in Firefox

After installing Java (v.1.7.0_17) via the i386 RPM from Oracle and moving the libnpjp2.so file into the .mozilla/plugins directory, Firefox does not detect the plugin. From what I have read this ...
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Issues getting Java installed in Chrome in Fedora 17 x64

I am having trouble getting Java to work in Google Chrome on Fedora 17 x64. I have installed the 64-bit RPM from Oracle's site and run yum install java, but it doesn't show up in Chrome. Is there ...
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FEdora 17, Install specific Kernel version using yum

how can i install a specific version kernel version, I want to install kernel-3.6.11-1fc17.x86_64, however when using yum, it is saying no package available
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Linux, boot into terminal mode

I have install catalyst for ATI in fedora 17, I'm stuck on a black screen when the system is booting, how can i force the system to boot in command line so that i can remove the catalyst packages??
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Fedora 17, Dell Laptop 15 SE

Today, I just got my Dell Laptop 15 SE, i put fedora 17, but i don't know why the FAN is always on, making lots of noise, before there was windows 8 on it, it was not making noise Is there any ...
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Computer hangs when resuming from sleep

My laptop (HP Pavilion g7-1075dx Fedora 17 64-bit) does not resume after I put it to sleep, about every third time. I can put it to sleep and wake it up two times or so, and the next time I try it, ...
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Why can't I install VirtualBox-guest additions on my fedora 17 system?

I am trying to install the Virtualbox-guest additions, and get an error: # yum install VirtualBox-guest Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Resolving Dependencies --> Running ...
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samba 'homes' share works, raid doesn't [fedora 17 to windows 7]

I have a basic LAN at home, and am trying to share a raid drive mounted on my Fedora 17 machine to Windows 7 via samba. I can browse to my home directory (ie: through the homes share), but not to the ...
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Using bind mount causes some programs to error with “Only root can mount”

I have an SSD for my boot, and some of my media directories (i.e. Pictures) are still on a regular hard drive. I mount the disk: /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 noatime 0 2 And then mount the partitions: ...
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How to get dual-monitor setup without mirroring Fedora 17

I have a Radeon HD6570 graphics card with 2 1280x1024 monitors connected and the AMD drivers installed. However, when I try to set both monitors on without mirroring, I get an error message saying ...
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Removing Fedora15 and install Fedora17

I have a DELLE6420 with dual boot of Linux Fedora15 and Windows7. I wish to install Fedora17 in place of Fedora15. I understand that i have to retain the /home folder. As for system-wide installation, ...
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Change mouse right button events type to onmouseclick

I have noticed that in Fedora almost all events related to mouse right button are of onmousepress type, e.g. as soon as I press the mouse right button (but not released yet), it shows the context menu ...
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How to make GNOME 3 hibernate from timeout using pm-hibernate

I am running Fedora 17 with GNOME 3 as my desktop, and have set up the machine to hibernate after idle for 1 hour. However, instead of switching off the machine appears to be on with the fan running. ...
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Fedora 17 vim core dumps with Segmentation fault (/usr/bin/vi is ok)

New install of Fedora 17 from DVD. Trying to put my vim config together (.vim stuff) and noticed when I run /usr/bin/vim it dumps? Some bugs were filed but I cant seem to find a newer version of vim ...
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How to remove all installation of opencv from fedora 17?

I want to remove opencv from my fedora. I installed it from scratch by compiling it. It was loaded to /usr/local directory but distributed to all folders inside. Is there any special command or ...
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how can I connect to remote desktop of a fedora machine from another linux?

I try to connect remote desktop to my fedora machine from another linux machine. I did it for specific programs and run them with GUI however I cannot find a way to remote desktop access other then ...
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How to add spell-checking to Fedora 17?

I installed Fedora 17 but it does not seem to have spell-checking out of the box. I need it for Firefox, Gedit, etc. Any ideas?
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Fonts Corrupted in Fedora

So I imported ubuntu-font-family folder using application Fontmatrix. It did so & integrated them well. However after that something bad happened. Plus I can't see any documents containing ...
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AMD driver installation kernel header issues

I am having problems getting the AMD linux graphics drivers installed; every time I try to install it errors saying that it cannot find the kernel headers. The current kernel version running is ...