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How can I jump from the sidebar in Nautilus to the content area at right?

How can I jump from the sidebar in Nautilus to the content area at right? I want the keyboard focus to be inside the content area of the folder, so that I can start typing to initiate a search inside ...
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Using windows 7 and fedora

I need to partition my hard disk for windows and fedora (root, swap, users). I thought of creating 3 (primary drives). 2 small ones (~5GB) each for win7 and fedora and a large (~700GB) for common ...
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How to access the “Shared folders” in VirtualBox?

I am running Fedora from VirtualBox with Windows XP as the OS host. How do I mount the selected shared folder in Linux?
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How to add new partition to RAID-1 array on Redhat FC10?

I have a RH FC10 system with RAID 1 partitions, here is mdadm.conf: # mdadm.conf written out by anaconda DEVICE partitions MAILADDR root ARRAY /dev/md1 level=raid1 num-devices=2 metadata=0.90 ...
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Perl command not found

I am new to Unix. I am trying to Run a Perl script on Fedora 14 machine. I wrote the script and saved it in a file called PerlOne.pl and changed its permission to 755. This is what it has ...
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Adding Windows 7 to Fedora 17 Grub Boot Loader

I'm trying to set up a dual-boot situation with my Windows 7 and Fedora 17 partitions and I left the install grub to /boot option on when I was installing Fedora. I would like to be able to add ...
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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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How to set up VPN on a new Fedora 16 install?

I have a new Fedora 16 install with Gnome and want to use VPN. The instructions at Riseup.net say if the certificate is not read because SEinux is enabled then I need to put my riseup.pem in ~/.cert. ...
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Why won't 'plymouth-quit-wait' start and why does my Fedora 17 hang on boot?

When I try to boot after having done several updates, the boot animation "loads" and then flashes with the Fedora logo, and then sits there still. After checking into it more I found that two ...
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OS (Fedora) not booting after disconnect/reconnect hard drive

I have two hard drive install on a system, one with Fedora installed, and one with Windows. They are NOT dual booting and they do not power on at the same time. I disconnected from the Fedora hard ...
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Failed to install laser printer samsung ML-1676 on Fedora 17

I downloaded installation packet from official site, but it is not compatible with latest Fedora releases(too many things changed in services,settings,device names et.) Anyway - when i connect the ...
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how can I make a USB stick bootable in EFI

I have a MacBook and I would like to check out Fedora. I have created a bootable USB stick with UNetbootin, but it won't boot on my mac. It does on a friends PC (win7). I think this has to do with ...
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Install a dedicated Fedora on USB key

I'd like to install Fedora on my USB key, not the LiveCD one but a real installation, with my username, encrypted disk, updates & configuration saved between reboot, etc. I'd like to install it ...
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Create a new user at startup in Fedora Linux

I have this virtual machine with Fedora KDE. I want to distribute it but without any default user, except the root of course or another skeleton one. In the first run the person that runs it should ...
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Inconsistent results with user that has user and groupid 0

I have several users on a fedora 6 server that have user and group id 0, but some apps are somehow resolving the users differently: [first_admin@server ~]# whoami first_admin [first_admin@server ~]# ...
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How can I sync the time on my dual-boot setup with Windows and (Fedora) Linux?

I currently have a dual-boot setup with Windows Vista and Fedora Linux. The time between the two installations have a 6 hour gap. When I try to set the time of one OS to match the other one, the ...
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Apache does not serve non-locally

I have a freshly installed instance of Fedora Core 16 inside VirtualBox using bridged networking. On it, as root I typed in: yum -y install httpd service httpd start ifconfig Inside the VM, I can ...
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internet connection gone after $ iptables -F INPUT

I have a PC with two Ethernet cards, and I was trying to configure my eth1, but when I typed $ iptables -F INPUT, the internet was gone on eth0. Does anyone has any idea how to get my internet ...
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Remote Linux system via Windows 7

I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and Fedora. Though I can log into both without any problems, I am trying to log in to the Linux account via the Windows account. Is that possible? Or, is it possible ...
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ATI Radeon Drivers works with which linux distribution and version?

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 graphics card. Almost every new linux distribution seems to have an issue with it, when i install the drivers. Working without utilizing the graphics card leaves me ...
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How to find out why Fedora will not resume

I have a Fedora 17 desktop system running the latest 64-bit kernel which will not go to sleep properly. I know this because the fan continues to run after the screen has blanked - further the system ...
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How do I setup a Gnome 3.2 VPN connection (Fedora 16)

I just switched to Gnome 3 on a new laptop to try it out. Lots of things are different, but I think I can get used to them. But I'm having a real problem trying to figure out how to get the new ...
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Removing all traces of GNU java and openjdk and replacing with Sun JDK

I have installed latest Sun JDk. But when I do: java -version I still got OpenJDK version. So I completely removed OpenJDK. But now when I do: java -version I get even older GNU java 1.5 ...
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systemctl (Fedora 17) and interacting spawned processes's consoles

Introduction I've recently upgraded to Fedora 17 and I'm getting used to the newer systemctl daemon manager versus shell init scripts. A feature I need on some of my daemons is the ability to ...
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Installing Fedora on USB (not Persistent Live USB)

I basically have two questions: (I am currently working under Windows environment) i) Can I install Fedora on USB directly, not LiveUSB? Any steps provided? And how should I format my USB (I mean, ...
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How to resolve Kernel Panic error after upgrading F15 to F17 using Preupgrade?

I tried to upgrade my Fedora 15 to Fedora 17 directly using Preupgrade. Everything went smooth and the updates were installed. Grub2 screen came up after the restart. When I chose to boot F17, I got a ...
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Problems with bluetooth headset on fedora 17

I tried bluetooth-wizard and bluedevil. It didn't work. I'm trying to use my bluetooth headset on my Dell Inspiron 1525, running Fedora 17, using a dongle. lsusb lists the dongle as follows: ...
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Missing text/blank space on Ubuntu web sites using Google Chrome

When visiting ubuntu.com or askubuntu.com, Google Chrome displays blank spaces instead of most of the expected text of the web site. The sites look like this: I am using Google Chrome 20.0.1132.47 ...
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Virtualbox Internet connection

Hello everyone, I am using Windows XP SP3 with Oracle VirtualBox installed in it. I am running Fedora 15 as a guest OS. Now my Internet Service Provider provides the internet connection on basis of ...
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fedora : no space left on device while compiling mptcp kernel

I have to install MPTCP Kernel on my fc16. On my fc16, I had the base kernel of 3.1 I updated the kernel. Next i went for Linux Kernel 3.2. Once all this was done. I got mptcp source from github and ...
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Man pages in Linux

I don't seem to have all the man pages that I need. For example, my college computers (running Fedora 14) have man pages for ASCII, all the standard C libraries (stdlib.h, stdio.h) and so on and so ...
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Model M Keyboard inputs incorrect characters after logging in to Fedora

I recently bought a 24 year old IBM Model M keyboard. From what I gather, it'd been left on a shelf for the last 5 years, so you can imagine the amount of dust dirt and crap that was on it. Before ...
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Fedora 17 : grub prompt : Cannot boot

I have a dual boot - Windows7 and Fedora16. I deleted one of the Windows7 partition and now Fedora16 cannot boot. However using configfile (hd0,5)/boot/grub/grub.conf I could get back the options ...
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Can I repair the bootloader for Fedora 17 from Ubuntu 12?

I don't have access to the install media for Fedora right now. Can I restore boot loader for Fedora from Ubuntu 12? How can I restore grub for Fedora 17?
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Cannot start Postgres daemon after installing with Yum

I was trying to install Postgres 9.1.4 on Fedora 17 using Yum. If I do: sudo yum install postgres-libs sudo yum install postgres sudo yum install postgis All the installs appear to complete ...
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Regarding .gvfs not letting delete a user's home directory

I am using Fedora 9. I removed the user using userdel -r command. The user is removed, but the home directory still remains. When I tried to remove the home directory (rm -rf /home/user/), I get the ...
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What partitions do I need to have to install Fedora on my Vista machine?

I am using Windows Vista on my machine. I want to install Fedora. What all partitions should I have before starting to install? Are there any precautions etc that should be taken? I do not want to ...
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How can I give a user in Fedora 14 the rights to write in a folder and all the sub-folders in it?

My program needs to write in /var/log as well as /usr/lib including all the sub-folders in these directories. How do I give permission for my program to do it?
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Fedora VirtualBox Instance Suddenly Invisible

I'm running an instance of Fedora 16 under VirtualBox (on a Win 7 Pro machine) as a development web server. It's suddenly gone invisible. I have it set to an IP address of 192.168.1.80; I can't ping ...
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How to know which package yum is going to download or install now?

Now I am installing a couple of packages using yum on centos, what make me confused is that the system seems to be block at some point, in fact I know yum is downloading some packages from repo, but I ...
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How to quickly rename (batch or soft) ext files for ntfs compatibility

I am running fedora and I would like a tool to automatically rename files on my ext3 fedora partition so that I can transfer files with incompatible names flawlessly. Any advice on how to proceed ? ...
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running windows on linux HOW TO?

I've got linux and windows while I use linux majority of my time. However from time to time I'd like to play some games which wine doesn't support without rebooting the machine. Is it possible to run ...
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Install Rekonq 1.0

I would like install Rekonq 1.0 on Fedora 17, using KDE 4.8.5. At the moment, this version of Rekonq isn't available in the repositories. Actually, I've the version 0.9.2. Anyone knows how can I ...
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Battery management tool in Linux

I want to stop battery recharging once it has reached a specific level, like 80%. I have Lenovo Z560 laptop with windows 7 and it came with a software to manage battery charging. But now I have ...
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SSH keys missing

I am SSHing into my Amazon EC2 instance on a daily basis. In order to do so I have to provide the private key. I have used ssh-add <private key>, and then it works! However. Once in a while I ...
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Update kernel module option on Fedora 17

There is a kernel module hid_apple, and I need to set its option fnmode to 2. So, I've created /etc/modprobe.d/hid_apple.conf file with such content options hid_apple fnmode=2 Then run dracut -f ...
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Where can I find a comprehensive list of Fedora17 hotkeys?

I'm very new to Linux and just downloaded F17 onto my box. I'm used to running Win7 and having tons of desktop hotkeys and shortcuts. I know that some of these quick tricks must exist in the Fedora ...
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PHP script won't render in browser - just displays the code

I use Fedora 17 on my laptop, and I am trying to do some web development work on it. I have installed Apache, MySQL and PHP on the laptop (following this guide when it comes to what software to ...
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When starting up mumble, or teamspeak, and it goes to record audio (for say voice chat) all playback is held up

On Fedora 17. Using a ct-xfi driver. I have my speakers configured, and everything works great. Until I start up mumble, or Teamspeak, and either one hooks up to start recording audio. Then it's all ...
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How to stop network manager from connecting to other networks

I am facing intermittent wireless network connection. I have already specified a SSID for network manager to connect to. But whenever the network is down, the network manager will attempt to connect ...