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why USB drive cannot boot from Fedora machine but can from Windows machine?

I have WD Mypassport 500GB USB removable disk. I installed Fedora 20 on it. it works fine when I boot it with my Windows machine but I cannot boot it with my Fedora machine. If I attached it to my ...
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how to clone from one USB disk to another with Linux command line commands?

I have a Bigger 1T USB disk with Fedora 20 and some user data in total about 40GB on one partition which is about 900GB.I want to move this Fedora installation to a smaller 500GB USB disk. Yesterday ...
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Switch from DNF to Yum (Fedora 22)

I just installed Fedora 22 and - much to my surprise/anger - I found that yum has been replaced by DNF. I don't want DNF, no matter how superior it is compared to yum - how can I completely switch ...
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prerequirement for lvreduce to shrink a lvm disk

I am trying to shrink my Fedora 20 lvm partition/disk (only one partition) with lvreduce. I have done that for my VirtualBox but this time it is for a external USB disk. I have backup my disk already. ...
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How would I reinstall the grub-efi bootloader on Fedora Linux?

I recently installed Fedora 18 using EFI boot. Like the other current linux distributions, it sets up GRUB2 for me. I have experience with re-installing the BIOS version of GRUB when things go ...
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500 error on fresh Apache setup on Fedora 23. One file loads, and the other doesn't

Alright, I'm finding this slightly bizarre. So, most of my experience with Apache has been on an Ubuntu server install. But after my server's harddrive experienced a catastrophic failure (which I ...
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Fedora 22 dnf use cache only

Running on Fedora 22, any time I want to install a package, e.g.: $ sudo dnf install lshw RPM Fusion for Fedora 22 - Free - Updates 855 kB/s | 224 kB 00:00 RPM ...
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Upgrading from Fedora 17 to Fedora 20 (or higher)

I'm trying to upgrade my fedora 17 install to a more recent version. I have tried the following methods, which don't work: First, using fedup: # yum install ./fedup-0.8.1-1.fc20.noarch.rpm Loaded ...
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Downloads folder keeps coming back after I delete it

My downloads folder keeps coming back after I delete it. I want to have my home directory setup so that it looks like the following: desktop documents loads Per this answer I have changed my ...
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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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Mount ecrypted partition after login (LUKS/pam_mount)

During the installations of Fedora 23 I have chosen the option to encrypt the /home partition. As expected, I am asked now to enter the passphrase before the login appears. Now, I have to achieve that ...
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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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Fedora LiveCD just reboots PC

I burned myself a Fedora 23 (x64) LiveCD and was trying to boot it on my PC. The system can boot the disc and I am shown the menu. When I select any option (other than memtest), the PC sits for a ...
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Mactel Fedora 23 - Debugging Slow EFI Boot

I recently installed Fedora 23 on my Macbook4,1 (early 2008 model). After the white screen/apple sound at boot, I see a black screen with an underscore cursor for about 10-15 seconds before the Grub ...
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How to install Skype on Fedora 22 64 bits

I have searched hour for posts about this subject and have found many posts about possible solutions but have yet failed to manage to install skype on Fedora 22 with a 64 bits machine Post like this ...
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None of my servers are working on Fedora Server 23

I currently am trying to use a Dell PowerEdge server with Fedora 23 Server as a minecraft server and a web server. For a while, my friend was using it to host his minecraft server on port 25565, and ...
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Fedora 23 and Nvidia 960M: a possible coexistence?

I have just installed Fedora 23 (with KDE) in a new Dell Inspiron 15-7559 but I could not figure out how to install any driver for my Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M (4GB GDDR5). At the moment, I am neither ...
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VirtualBox : Getting Error: Cannot retrieve repository medta data repomd.xml for repository fedora 14-i386 installation

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check this option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I got error. ...
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dhclient times out (wired only)

(This is also posted on fedoraforum.org, but it may be interesting to people who use other distros.) Hey all, I've been struggling with trying to connect my Dell Inspiron 17 7731 running Fedora 23 ...
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Show hidden folders and files on Fedora 19

I'm in the middle of a migration from Ubuntu to Fedora. How do I make Nautilis in Fedora show the hidden files and folders (those with a dot)? It's Nautilus 3.8.2, if I go to Preferences and choose ...
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Linux chcon: can't apply partial (Fedora 22)

I try to change permission over MYAPP dir because it has 777 permissions because SEliux has blocked it So I type this command su -c "chcon -R -h -t httpd_sys_script_rw_t ...
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Matlab Graphical Display Issues

I'm working on Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm accessing Matlab throught ssh (-X) on distant machine which run on fedora 20. Few days ago I had to change my computer for a new one with a CPU/iGPU ...
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Fedora login loop

I just rebooted my system after a week and now whenever i boot it up i am directed to the same login screen however i can no longer log in. I didn't have any password on my account so used to hit ...
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Fedora 23 Kernel Panic for All Kernel Versions in GRUB

Every time I try to start my Fedora 23 workstation a kernel panic occurs. This happens even with the rescue option at boot. The first line that appears to give an error is Kernel panic - notsyncing: ...
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How can I install Google Chrome on Fedora without any issues?

I would like to install Google Chrome on Fedora. But I couldn't get the file I downloaded from Google's website to work, and there's too much confusing and sometimes even conflicting information about ...
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VMware Workstation shared folder takes Fedora disk space

I have a Fedora guest hosted on Windows 8.1 using VMware Workstation 10.0.5. I need to share a large (~30 GB) network drive with the guest vm so that I can do calculations with the data available ...
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Fedora Linux Disk Usage Analyzer falsely reports root at 100% full

I've got a box setup with Fedora 16 that I'm currently using for a small home server. I was having some issues with samba sharing when I ran the disk usage analyzer and found that while I have a ...
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Difference between “/opt/google/chrome/chrome” and “/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome” on Fedora 22

I was looking into how to open up Google Chrome through the terminal on Fedora 22, and I found two executable files that both seem to launch Google Chrome; chrome and google-chrome. ...
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Can't start Pycharm due to unability to detect graphic settings

I just downloaded the PyCharm IDE on my Feodra to play around with Django. However i am unable to run it due to some graphics environment problem, which doesn't say to me much. Did someone run into ...
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External Hard Disk — System freezes when initiate a transfer from PC to HDD

I am facing a unique issue with my PC. I have a new Seagate 1TB external Hard disk. The hard disk is detected without any issues and I am able to browse the folder on the hard disk. When I initiate ...
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Only 907 MB detected from 2 GB of RAM by fedora

I am new in Fedora (23 workstation). When I check system monitor apps GUI, they tell me if just 907 MB used by fedora. My RAM is 2GB My System information: dmesg → ...
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How to install OpenHexagon 2?

I enjoyed playing 1.92 but it crashes all the time, even if I deactivate "Online". I read that error has been fixed in 2.0 and I tried to install it from source. I got the message, "Successfully ...
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SDL without X (dosbox on console of old notebook)

I am trying to run dosbox on low memory (512MB - 32MB video RAM) notebook without x windows for fun. It's not working out of the box and I am getting "can't init SDL no available video device" error. ...
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Fedora showing input/output error after 10-20mins of use

I am a new linux user. I recently bought a new sata hard disk of 160gb. I tried installing fedora on it but it failed. Tried installing debian on it but it also failed since the installation process ...
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How to use different profiles for different console environment?

Can I use two or more different profiles used in my console as the same time? Since, I always ssh to the other machines ,e.g. servers. in my console. Somehow, I always mix it up with my current PC. ...
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Windows doesn't boot after installing Fedora

After recently having installed Fedora on the same HDD as Windows, Boot manager no longer shows up in Grub2. When trying to repair what I've done by running grub2-mkconfig, it doesn't find Windows. ...
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I can't install skype in fedora 20-64bit

I am newbiew in the world of Linux. I have fedora 20 (64 bit) installed in my system. I am trying to install skype in my system. However it throws an error /opt/skype/skype: error while loading ...
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sd card not detected at all in linux

My SD card reader is not detecting any SD card. There is no output from dmesg when an SD card is inserted. df does not detect anything and also nothing in fdisk -l. Does linux support SD cards? I ...
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Trying to create /boot for Fedora 23 and getting error “local variable 'e' referenced before assignment”

I am running on pre-installed Windows 8 and am trying to install fedora 23 on 133Gb de-allocated space on my hard drive via LiveUSB. In installation, when I try to manually add /boot under LVM, it ...
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Mount subfolder on cifs share fedora 23

I have a home folder on windows box at work. //SERVER/SHARE/hq/USERNAME username is what i want to mount. SHARE is the share. HQ is folder I don't have access to or SHARE directly it seems. I can ...
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Why does dnf uninstall python-pip want to uninstall Fedora?

Having trouble installing packages with pip (wow. so unexpect. much surprise) and upon trying to toss it entirely and start over (no, dnf reinstall was not sufficient) I found that dnf seemed to think ...
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Fedora 23 lost WiFi

I upgraded from Fedora 22 (kernel 4.0) to Fedora 23 (kernel 4.2) and now my rtl8192ce WiFi PCI card is not working. lspc does show the card, but ifconfig only shows the devices: enp2s0, lo and ...
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CIFS share mount errors

I'm trying to mount a network share from a Linksys NAS200 to Fedora 16. The program I am trying to run won't accept network addresses to save to. I ran it without specifying the IP address of the ...
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How do I make Firefox remember its window size?

I usually use Firefox fully maximized, but occasionally I want to use it at a size which covers approximately half the screen. Unfortunately, when I Unmaximize the window, it shrinks to the size that ...
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Display A Message If Filesize Is Smaller Than 30 KBytes

I have a Zenity message box in a script zenity --info --text='done' > /dev/null 2>&1 I need to pop up a message, e.g.: "file is smaller then 30 KBytes!" when a file is smaller then 30 ...
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Installing CUDA toolchain in linux without botching X

I've been trying for some time to install the CUDA toolchain (6.5) on my linux (Fedora 20 x64, GeForce GT 540M) system. The main issue is that the drivers that curently allow X to run ...
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SSH DSA keys no longer work for password-less authentication

After upgrading to Fedora 23, passwordless (public-key-based) authentication no longer works in SSH: when trying to SSH to some host, it prompts for my password at the remote host. I can't get it to ...
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Log In problems on Fedora 22 after nVidia drivers install

After doing a clean Fedora 22 install on a HP Envy 15 Touchsmart laptop successfully, I could not get to the login screen after installing nVidia drivers. I installed the drivers from nVidia site ...
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Setting up IDLE with Python 3 in Fedora

I am trying to setup IDLE to use Python 3 by default in my Fedora 23 computer. Every time I am pulling it up it keeps on using the Python 2 interpreter. Is there a file that I need to configure so ...
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Find out the name of a folder in a root directory inside .zip file

I'm using Fedora 17 and bash as my shell. I have a specific zip file, which has just one folder in it's root. I.e. upon unpacking the zip file i see the following: > unzip myzip.zip> ...