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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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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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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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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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141 views

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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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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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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376 views

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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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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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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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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In Fedora, Perl program cannot find Time::Piece library

I have a Perl program named /usr/bin/octbatch running as a script on Fedora 17 Linux. When I run this command: /usr/bin/octbatch I get the error: Can't locate Time/Piece.pm in @INC (@INC ...
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How can I safely remove my USB hard drive in Fedora 17?

In Fedora 17, when I want to plug my USB hard disk out, I can only unmount it. But the problem is that the hard drive won't be powered off so that I can plug it out. In some other distros like ...
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559 views

Hearing a clicking noise from soundcard all the time

I have installed Fedora 17 on my laptop. A few days ago I updated my fedora (but not upgraded). I shut down my computer and since the next time I turned it on I am hearing a clicking noise all the ...
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Make NetworkManager prefer ethernet over wifi if both present

A similar question was asked for windows Automatically prefer Ethernet over WLAN but I'm on linux and am using NetworkManager. Right now if the ethernet cable is plugged in and is available while ...
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Is there a way to find out what process wrote to a file?

The file /sys/devices/platform/samsung/leds/samsung::kbd_backlight/brightness gets written to by some process each time the screen wakes up from being blank. Is there a way to find out which process ...
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Fedora 17 application dowload

I'm normally a mac user when it comes to desktop and have some experience with Ubuntu desktop as well. For my spare pc I decided to try out beautiful Fedora and I'm done with install and updates. I ...
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Transfer Skype chat history to Fedora 17 from Windows 7

I want to copy my Skype chat history from Windows 7 to Fedora 17. Is this possible? I have found the Skype chat history in Windows 7 at the following: ...
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s3fs gives me an empty directory

I built s3fs, and now I'm getting an empty directory where I mounted the s3 bucket. I put a text file in the directory, and I can see it in there, and it transfers into the bucket. How can I see the ...