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Logging in on Fedora 19 shows nothing but a grey screen

I've recently installed Fedora 19 on a (rather low-end) desktop. The installation gave me no reason whatsoever to believe that there was anything wrong going on, so I'm assuming it went fine 100%. ...
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Fedora failing to recognize headphones

My headphones were working fine, but for some reason when I plug in the headphones into the USB port, I don't see them in the input or output tab in "Settings -> Hardware / Sound".
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Whitelist USB drivers(kernel modules)

I am looking for a way to configure a whitelist of allowed usb drivers on Fedora. All other USB drivers should not be loaded. What's the simplest way to do so? I know how to blacklist drivers using a ...
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Fedora20 not turning on

I installed Fedora20. After I turn On my system, it says "Oh no! Something has gone wrong. A problem has ocurred and the system can't recover. Please contact a system administrator". I re-installed ...
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Fedora 18 Disable Hibernate and Suspend

I recently installed the new Fedora 18, LXDE spin on a workstation (not a laptop). I want to disable the hibernate and suspend functions, and remove them from the "Logout" menu in the UI. In F17 and ...
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mounts aren't case-sensitive

I mounted a few drives from Linux boxes in my network, but those mounts aren't case-sensitive. The mount command I used ( from the man mount.cifs, case-sensitive should be the default ): mount ...
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How to create symbol versioned functions in an so file in Fedora?

Due to the following bug in Fedora: http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=296524 I decided to compile my own versions of zlib and libpng. But after doing so, I realized that libcairo could ...
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How to override Dropbox's online file list with my local file list?

Several months ago, I was using Dropbox while using Fedora as my primary OS. Then, my Internet connection was disconnected for a period of several months. In the meanwhile, I reorganized my Dropbox ...
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Windows 8 and BIOS won't boot after installing Linux

I've recently been dual booting Windows 8 and Fedora 20 (and one point Ubuntu). My Fedora kernel wouldn't load in GRUB one day so I decided to reinstall Fedora using a live USB (my laptop doesn't have ...
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How do I disable or modify pam's password requirements?

I'm using Fedora 19. By default it's setup with pam to disable bad passwords, like "password". This is good. Trying to change this default is infuriating. This is a box for testing internal stuff, not ...
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Everything seems to be rendered below wallpaper

I've got a fresh installation of Fedora 20 with KDE. Everything is out-of-box, no reconfiguring. It starts normally, I get the standart logon screen. But when it starts the desktop, everything becomes ...
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What does this yum error mean?

I don't understand the phrasing of this error message. --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: kf5-kactivities-libs-devel-4.100.0-1.fc20.x86_64 (dvratil-kde-frameworks) ...
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Installing mysql - Fedora20 - Where is the installation directory

I am trying to install mysql on to a Fedora 20 box. I am using the below guide which states the following; First, MySQL was replaced by MariaDB since Fedora 19 ...
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How can I make Fedora 20 use the dark theme for all applications?

If it's somehow possible to force all programs to use the dark adwaita theme, I wish to do that. For now it only seems as if the apps that shipped with Fedora is able to be fully dark, while ...
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Change Keyboard Shortcuts in Linux

The Dvorak keyboard option on Fedora 20 XFCE does not have an option to switch the ctrl+C, V, X, etc shortcuts to where they are in QUERTY (which are very convenient locations). So I would like to ...
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svn checkout with ssh tunnel on fedora missing ssh-askpass library

I'm running fedora 20 and when I try to run svn checkout svn+ssh://repo I get this error after typing my ssh passphrase for my key: ssh_askpass: exec(/usr/lib64/misc/ssh-askpass): No such file or ...
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Fedora 20 start script on startup

I am trying to start a slideshow automatically on startup in Fedora 20. I started with a simple script. eog is "eye on gnome" which is a slideshow viewer and my pictures are in the ...
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Stop Firefox JavaScript alert from beeping

When a JavaScript calls the alert() method, Firefox send out a BEEP in my headphones. Does any one know how to stop that sound? I am running the newest Fedora Linux with Firefox 3.6.16 using Kde as ...
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Apache configuration : 403 Forbidden Permission / Document Root

I Installed Lamp on Fedora 15 . i tried to change the Document Root to /home/USER/www , i changed it in the config file . though it gave me 403 Forbidden error when i try to access the "local host " ...
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remote desktop to Fedora 20 with xrdp

I was able to setup xrdp on my Fedora 13 machine and access it from my Windows 7 machine by follow the steps on the first post on this thread It was simple and easy. But when i try the same on my ...
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How to install Emoji on linux?

I am using Fedora 17. I want to view Emoji icons on my computer. Currently I am seeing square tiles on most of the symbols in this Wikipedia page. Not sure if this has got to do with Character Map and ...
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Wireless disabled: HardBlock

I'm experiencing the Wireless HardBlock problem. I posted this question when I was using Ubuntu 11.10 on askubuntu and no hope! Here are some solved problems which I tried, but they didn't work for ...
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Boot Fedora 18 from Windows 7's bootloader

In Ubuntu or previous releases of Fedora you could install grub to the linux partition and then add an entry to BCD (using EasyBCD or dd-ing partition's first 512 bytes to a file) to boot it. Now that ...
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Running WhatsApp in Fedora

Is there any way I can run WhatsApp on Fedora? There are Android emulators like BlueStackApps for Windows and Mac, but I haven't found one for Fedora or Ubuntu. Is there any such that will allow me ...
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File exists but cannot be executed from another folder

On my Fedora 16 machine, I have an executable file named 'WarpImageMultiTransform', and I can run it when I cd into the folder that contains it: [huangchao@localhost bin]$ ./WarpImageMultiTransform ...
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pkttyagent doesn't seem to work for virt-manager over ssh -X?

TL;DR: I seem to be too stupid to use PolKit authentication over ssh? I have two machines (running Fedora) with ssh public-key logins to a user with administrative privileges (groups e.g. wheel, ...
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How does one connect to an SSH server?

I am not familiar with SSH. I am attempting to run a website, and I am used to receiving FTP-information. However, this time, I was simply told to "connect through SSH." How do I go about doing this? ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64 cannot be found

I am using Fedora 19 and have recently installed Virtual Box directly from the repositories of the Oracle Virtual Box. It was installed successfully but when I try to start a virtual machine it gives ...
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Wireless not working only when using Fedora

I just bought a new Asus laptop (ASUS F551CA) that came with preinstalled Windows 8. I quickly installed Fedora 20 to the then empty D:-drive. Everything looks good: the dualboot process works fine. ...
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How do I uninstall Google Chrome in Fedora?

Yesterday I installed Fedora 15 Beta with GNOME 3 - it works well. One problem though is that I installed Chrome 32-bit (which was wrong, should have been the 64-bit version) and now I can't uninstall ...
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how to rollback/undo yum update on fedora after messing the fedora versions

I want to install texlive on my fedora 16 laptop with the following procedure: # yum remove tex-* texlive-* # cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/texlive.repo <<EOF [texlive] name=texlive ...
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Configuring Grub2 on a second raid 1 hard drive on Fedora

Im trying to reconfigure grub to install on both /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, but the only command I have been able to find is dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc, which isnt really helpful since I am using rpm. Is ...
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Having trouble setting up RAID 1 on Fedora

I have been working for a while to setup RAID 1 on my fedora server. I have one installed with Fedora, 1 blank but partitioned. The one with fedora is /dev/sda and the blank one is /dev/sdb. I tried ...
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How can I check which ports are busy and which ports are free on my Linux machine?

Is there any command line command or any other way to find and list out the busy and free port numbers on my Linux machine?
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Fedora 19 (you have not created a bootloader stage 1 target device)

I want to install fedora 19 to my HDD but I get errors: you have not created a bootloader stage 1 target device sda6 must have one of the following disklabel types: GPT. I tried: Create 1-2 mb ...
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Is there any repository with old packages of Fedora?

Are old packages of Fedora available somewhere? Being more specific, I was using 0.20 version of libgit2 from rawhide, but now it has been upgraded to 0.21. I'd still need the old version. Are old ...
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Apply default full writes permission when creating new folder

We are facing issues of permissions. scenario is We have Federoa with Xammp server running and shared project directory for local network to create project folders for project development. Everything ...
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Can I use CentOS 5 updates repo on a Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server?

I'd like to update the OpenSSL 0.9.8a of my old Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server to the 0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3 version using yum to and I'd like to know if it's possible to use the CentOS 5 updates repo. Do ...
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Missing initramfs images on Fedora Rawhide

When using Fedora Rawhide I'm missing the initramfs images in /boot. I have the file initramfs-3.12.6-300.fc20.x86_64.img for my latest kernel installed with Fedora 20. I don't have a initramfs image ...
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3rd party application unable to write to a directory via SFTP

Last night, I installed a program called ScreenCloud on my Fedora 20 laptop. This application uploads screenshots I take on my computer to a number of different places, one of the options being to my ...
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What's a good (Fedora) Linux app to create ISO image files from CDs and DVDs? [closed]

I'm thinking of backing up important CDs and DVDs by not simply copy-pasting the files from the CD or DVD, that's why i'd like to create ISO image files instead. What's a good app for that? It should ...
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Windows 8 doesn't show up in my grub menu

I have two HD's, one with Fedora 20, and the other with Windows 8. I can choose at start up which drive to boot from, and choosing the one where I installed windows does make it start, but I would ...
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Not enough space on disk when installing second Linux

I have the following problem: I installed a CentOS version 6.4 on my new computer that has 1 TB of HDD and I decided to use all the available space in this disk. Right now, I want to install a ...
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libGL error in SSH session on Fedora 20

I'm trying to run some software over an SSH session to another computer on the local network, which is running Fedora 20. However, I'm encountering errors relating to libGL. Note: The following only ...
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Can a container be created directly on an USB storage device?

I have USB storage device and I want to create a realcrypt container directly in the device. I don't want to have to create it in the system first and then transfer the container to my USB device. I ...
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“Automatically Connect” option for Mobile Broadband crashes GNOME Shell, how to remove network configurations?

I'm using Fedora 15, in GNOME Shell, my mobile broadband connection was working absolutely fine, until I set the connection type to Connect Automatically using nm-connection-manager. Now, when I start ...
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Installingl YaST on Fedora 17

Is it possible to install YaST or YasST2 on Fedora 17, or is it only working on Suse distro's? I have been looking for an rpm or even source, so that I can compile and install. Any help would be ...
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Fdisk formatted usb not mounting

I recently used fdisk over gparted to format and partition a USB and now the USB is not automounting and is not showing up in Nautilus, though it is found by lsblk and anything else that lists disks
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How to solve this driver installation? Bus 001 Device 007: ID 05e1:0b01 Syntek Semiconductor Co., Ltd

I have a camera but i do not have a driver for Linux. So i am trying to install the driver for 05e1:0b01. But its still getting failed. Device plug/unplug shows correctly in /var/log/messages Aug ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 after installing Fedora

I had an openSUSE + Win7 dual boot set up, which worked as supposed to. Then I installed Fedora 20 on the openSUSE drive. Now I can no longer boot Windows, when I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu ...