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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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yum install failing with strange output

I am using below command to install gcc on my laptop running fedora 17. yum install gcc But I am getting strange output. Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Resolving ...
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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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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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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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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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I have problems with internet connectivity in fedora 17 GNOME

I am new to Linux!Fedora is my first try.But i fail to understand why i have problems in using internet with my installed fedora!!I have no problems surfing with the live image(as a LIVE SYSTEM USER) ...
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Website as background on linux

Is there some way to set a website as a background? I would like it to behave just like a wallpaper (links should not be "clickable"), but it should refresh every x minutes automatically. My DE is ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...