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Fedora 16 continuously rebooting after install

I just installed Fedora 16 x86 64-bit on my Samsung Laptop (NP300 Series). The installation seemed to have worked fine but after the first reboot, it seems that the OS keeps rebooting repeatedly. ...
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Fedora 16 seems to need a different auto logon auto start shell script?

Im looking for auto root login shell then when logged in auto start a script. Looks like Fedora 16 use very different approach than other Fedoras.
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auto-execute user-interactive script when logining in runlevel 1 in fedora 16

I am looking to execute a user-interactive shell script once root logged in fedora 16. in another word, I need everything in my system to be automated ( auto root login and auto execute my shell) and ...
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Fedora 16 terminal delay on bad command

Is it possible to get of the (~3s) delay one gets when typing a bad command in Fedora 16? My friend keeps changing the key map but the delay is even more annoying.
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Mutt - View All Mail from All Subscribed Folders

I'm running into an issue that I feel should be relatively easy to resolve, however I find myself unable to do so. :) I currently have mutt set up with my email server and all is well regarding ...
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ext4 converted/mounted as ext2?

Can I conver/mount ext4 as ext2? Because I have pendrive flash disk and I heard that ext2 is better than ext4 but my installator forced me to ext4. Can I do something with it?
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Fedora: “Login Incorrect”

I've just set up a minimal install on my netbook (the default was too resource hungry, so I figured I'd customize the install and learn something about linux at the same time!) No problems logging in ...
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touch /forcefsck not working on Fedora16

I need to run fsck in order to repair my one and only hard-disk. I have no rescue CD/USB available. I did the following: touch /forcefsck chmod a+rw /forcefsck # just to be really sure reboot But ...
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not able to open files in windows partition from linux on a dual boot system

I have installed dual boot on my laptop, windows XP && Fedora linux. For some unknown reason windows XP is not booting up. Through fedora I'm able to see the windows XP partition and files in ...
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What is the meaning of the following commands when installing Skype

Today, I follow this tutorial Skype Installation in order to install Skype on Fedora 16. In the instruction, the author says that: touch /usr/bin/skype chmod 755 /usr/bin/skype Open /usr/bin/skype ...
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route command not executed in rc.local

i need to execute the following command on every startup route add -net 224.0.0.0 netmask 240.0.0.0 dev eth0 so i add it to rc.local touch /var/lock/subsys/local route add -net 224.0.0.0 netmask ...
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Sync sticky notes between Windows 7 and Linux on Dual Boot System?

I love Windows 7's sticky notes, it really helps. Here's the issue though: I dual boot Windows 7 and Fedora Linux. Whichever OS I'm in is random, depending on what I'm wanting to do at the time. ...
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Ubuntu ISO image burn to DVD not creating a Live/Bootable DVD

I have downloaded ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso[Ubuntu 11.10] and Fedora-16-i686-Live-Desktop.iso[Fedora-16] images for the respective sites. I wanted to create bootable installation dics for both ...
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How to connect FortiGate1 SSL VPN remote access from Fedora/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux?

How can i connect to FortiGate1 SSL VPN Remote Access router from Fedora/CentOS or Ubuntu/Debian? It only working with Windows Internet explorer for the moment using Vbox (But i cant use Windows only ...
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Sync files between Mac, PC and Linux automatically

I have a MacBook Pro, a Windows 7 desktop, and a Fedora 13 netbook. I have been searching far and wide for an automatic solution to sync files (pictures, music, docs, etc...) between the three when ...
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What is the proper way to make a start up script in Linux (Fedora Unbuntu) env?

I am new on LInux I want to make some startup script on my ubuntu machine. the startup script would start my ftp, http server automatically. How can i do it in proper way? Thanks Kit
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Difference between mysql, mysql-server, mysql-client in Linux

I've installed mysql, mysql-server or mysql-client on Linux. What is the difference between them?
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How can I change the location of my 'Documents' folder in Fedora 16?

I have dual boot Fedora 16 and Windows 7 on my computer, with a third partition holding my documents, music, videos, and pictures. I've made it so Windows points to that partition for those folders, ...
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Fedora 16 GUI doesn't start

I installed Fedora 16 about a week ago on my computer, using the live CD with the default partition settings. However, since yesterday my computer won't boot. First I got an error message that I had ...
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How can I improve Nvidia graphics performance in Linux?

I'm running Fedora 16 64-bit, my graphics card is an Nvidia GTS 250. Adobe flash performance is poor compared to Windows, and GPU accelerated video decoding doesn't seem to be fully working (worked ...
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Dualboot on lvm with luks

I try to install PC-BSD 9 besides Fedora 16 on my Thinkpad. I installed Fedora on the hard disk, using default lvm with encryption. I left 50GB "unused" on the 250Gb HDD. When I boot into the LiveCD ...
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Fedora 15 manual?

Like the Beginning Fedora: From Novice to Professional book, I'm searching for a good book regarding Fedora 15 (Lovelock)! Things sure changed from the older versions, so are there any good ...
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How to migrate from Ubuntu to Fedora?

I am considering moving from Ubuntu to another Linux distribution, most likely Fedora. I'm generally familiar with classic command line tools, and I'm comfortable using both of these distributions, ...
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Why does Software Update and Add/Remove Software claim all packages are untrusted?

About two days ago, Software Update started asking me for me root password in order to update packages. It gives me a dialog box saying: The software is not from a trusted source. Do not update ...
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Is it safe to have 32-bit libs in 64-bit Linux?

I am running Fedora 16 x86-64. Wanting to run some games that were released for 32-bit Linux, I've installed the 32-bit versions of the required libraries. Works very well. My question is; In the ...
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Synergy Connection refused (Also telnet)

I recently switched distros to fedora (was looking for the most recent version of eclipse being supported, something I wasn't getting from Debian), and in trying to get synergy set up again, I've been ...
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Vim versions, differences

Which vim version i should be use in fedora for "daily" use(shell, c,...)? What is the differences beetween versions, types(example gvim, x11,vimrc)? Thanks for the answers,
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Change font of the virtual terminal in Fedora

Typically, I can change the terminal's font via Edit->Preference->General and pick a font. But my problem is, the fonts available in the Preference->General is too limited, the font that I ...
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How do I prevent GRUB2 from automatically booting into an OS?

I am dual-booting Fedora 16 and Windows 7, and using grub to handle booting. The default is set to Fedora, and I have a real problem with getting distracted during boot and having it boot into Fedora ...
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what is rpm fusion in layman and how it is related to installing vlc?

Recently i installed VLC Player on fedora. Since i am a new user for linux i installed it without knowing what am i doing. I just followed the instructions. First i installed a rpm file for ...
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Using a Windows application from Fedora Linux

When I use Fedora, sometimes I feel the need to run applications installed on Windows 7. I have dual booted Windows and Fedora. Is there any application that can run a Windows application from ...
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Seg fault when using wkhtmltopdf

I'm using wkhtmltopdf through the command line. It successfully creates a PDF given a URL but is very slow and the output ends with a seg fault. Any idea how to resolve this? How can I verify that I ...
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Fedora 15 how to switch GNOME to KDE at login time

I would like to enable user ability to set Desktop to GNOME or KDE at login time.
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Man command not installed (fedora)

For some strange reason, when I got my installation of fedora, man command was missing. I have already install development tools packages - but still no luck. I checked all the usual suspects: PATH, ...
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suspicious Fedora 'run as root' request?

I am running Fedora 16 and just installed Dropbox from their website. After dismissing the successful installer, I received a 'run as root' authentication popup trying to run the command 'sh ...
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gnome keyring password after changing distribution from fedora to debian

I changed one system from Fedora 14 to Debian stable. Our user homes are on a NFS share. So they have been exactly remounted into the new system. It seems all is running fine, but when using passwords ...
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cv.h not found in fedora 15 install of opencv and highgui

I'm writing object tracking software in C++ and using OpenCV and highgui. The problem I have right now is that even after sudo yum install opencv and using the yumex frontend to ensure that all of the ...
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Fedora 16 wakes on mouse - how to prevent this?

I have a desktop computer with PS/2 (!) keyboard and mouse, running Fedora 16, just recently installed. It goes to sleep OK, but moving the mouse wakes it up. I'd like moving the mouse not to wake ...
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Fedora Linux VM guest: How to change screen resolution [closed]

I'm running Fedora Linux 16 as guest system, inside a Windows/VirtualBox host. After install the provided add-ons, only 1024x768 screen resolution displays properly; when I try to increase it, I ...
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Keyboard shortcut for keyboard layout switch in fedora 16

I've just installed Fedora 16 x64 with Gnome 3.1 on my laptop and have some little but very annoying problem - I can't set keyboard shortcut for switching keyboard layouts(simply switching languages) ...
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Backup contents of a USB drive on Fedora

So this is starting to bug me, but I can't find a nice tutorial on how to backup all the contents of a usb drive in Fedora. When I open up the drive, it has 1.4 GB used but only 100 Kb split between ...
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Cutting and moving files using the Linux terminal

What is the command I can use to cut and then move a file from one location to another from a Linux terminal? Is there any website that lists all the commands for a Linux terminal?
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Do i need an antivirus with fedora 16 KDE? [closed]

This is the first time i am operating Linux . I just installed Fedora 16 KDE and i need to know if i really need a antivirus ? I have heard that antivirus isn't needed with linux. Is it so ? If i ...
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What is the eml network interface in Fedora linux?

When I run 'netstat -rn' on my Fedora linux box, I get the following: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags MSS Window irtt Iface 0.0.0.0 ...
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Linux init local socket with '@'

I have experience with using local named and network sockets in C, but on Linux (Fedora 14), using GNOME system monitor, I notice that a local socket, being used by the init process, has the path ...
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unable to install fedora16 KDE

I have already installed Win7 on my machine. There are 3 partitions that have been done. Now i want to install another OS which is fedora 16 on my laptop but not on the virtual machine. i.e I want to ...
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How to connect HDMI camera to Linux?

In fedora or centos linux is it possible to connect HDMI camera to HDMI capture device ( http://www.blackmagic-design.com/products/intensity/ ). And get the video for playback from Linux? Or still ...
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will there be a degradation in performance if i install 2 OS?

I was planning 2 OS systems on my laptop. One is already installed which is Win7 and second one that i need to install is fedora. Is it that if i install fedora there will be a degradation in the ...
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Apache Web Server Works Locally Not Globally

I have been at this for a while tonight and thought I would seek some help before I hit the sack. I have successfully downloaded Apache and can run it without any issues on a fedora 16 box acting as ...
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Why auto mounting sshfs using autofs fails?

I'm desperetely trying to auto mount my distant folder using autofs & sshfs, but I can't make it work. (I'm under Fedora 16) This works : sshfs cx42net@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/my/data ...