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Automounting a USB flash drive on Fedora 16

How do I get Fedora 16 to automount my USB devices? USB flash drives will only mount if plugged in before I log in to my account. If I insert any flash drive after log in, the light on the USB flash ...
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Why can't my Fedora VM access this shared folder?

I have spent the last 6 hours fighting trying to get Fedora 19 as guest OS on Windows 7 SP1 host to successfully access a shared folder. I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.18. Lots and lots of Googling. Yeah, ...
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Why can't I shut down the avahi-daemon in Fedora Linux?

I'm using Fedora 16. I shut down NetworkManager and wpa_supplicant (using service commands), but when I try: sudo service avahi-daemon stop or sudo kill pid it appears again instantly! How can ...
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Fedora says my disk is full, but it isnt

What is happening? I got a fancy ultrabook to work. It has one of those hard drives that has 500gb of hard disk and 20gb of solid state drive. I've mounted the main OS partitions on the solid state. ...
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/etc/environment and cron

I've got two machines: Fedora and CentOS. And a cronjob 0-59 * * * * env > /home/me/env.log On CentOS I can see that /etc/environment is affecting the output while on Fedora it does not. I want ...
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How do you track which packages were installed on Fedora (Linux)?

(This question is very similar to 6338. It was suggested that it be split from it as Fedora and Ubuntu/Debian are different enough to warrant different answers.) As I use any Fedora setup I ...
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CentOS 6.4 minimal unable to use yum

I have a minimal CentOS 6.4 running off a VM through VirtualBox in Bridged mode. Fedora 19 is the host. I am completely unable to use yum update. Whenever I try, I get this error: Error: Cannot find ...
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install dnsmasq on fedora 19 without connection

I am trying to install dnsmasq-2.45.tar.gz on fedora 19 by offline I mean I downloaded the dnsmasq-2.45.tar.gz package from the internet and i am going to install this package without any connection. ...
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How to set skype advanced connection Options on fedora 19

I have switched from Ubuntu 12.10 (mint nadia(14) cinnamon) to fedora 19 (gnome). So far so good. I installed skype via the fedorautils. Now that I am testing it using a Vodafone usb modem, it ...
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Fedora's firewalld vs iptables

I am on Fedora 19. Is my understanding correct that as long as firewalld is up and running (and properly configured using firewall-config) the contents of the /etc/sysconfig/iptables has no meaning? ...
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How to run bootable media on Asus S550CM ultrabook while preserving existing pre-installed Windows 8?

I recently bought an Asus S550CM ultrabook with Windows 8 pre-installed on it. However, I need to also install Fedora 19 beta on the same machine simultaneously as a dual boot option for my work, ...
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Kiosk lockdown Fedora 19 Xfce

I am attempting to lock down a Fedora 19 install so that the user is locked in to a full screen version of Firefox. This can be achived with an number of addons for Firefox. I also need to lock down ...
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Connect to Ubuntu Share From Fedora 16

I am having some trouble connecting to an Ubuntu 10.10 server. I am using Fedora 16. Some things that I have tried The server and all of its shares can be seen on the windows computer. I can ping ...
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Best way to run autonomous process on Linux machine

I have a Linux machine that I want to leave unattended. I have a program on this machine that I want to automatically start when the machine boots up and runs unattended. What is the best way to ...
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Apache Webserver (2.4.x) running on Fedora in Home Server not accessible

I have Apache-2.4.x running on a GNU/Linux system (Fedora, DHCP, IP Address: 192.168.1.5). I'm able to access the index.html page by all three methods mentioned below: http://localhost.localdomain ...
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Restricting Window Maximization Size

I am currently running Conky to display some text on my background on the far right of the screen. The window is probably 200 pixels wide. Is it possible that when I maximize a window, there is some ...
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Restoring MBR and GRUB bootloader

I have accidentally broken my Fedora 19 boot when installing Windows 7. Fedora is a separate HDD drive, but somehow it now has Win bootloader and no GRUB. How can I restore GRUB and fix Linux boot? ...
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lvm and df inconsistent on amount of free space due to swap partition in middle?

I recently did a fresh install of Fedora19 over Fedora17 on a system that is dual booted with Win7. Everything is working properly but what really confuses me is that lvm and df are inconsistent with ...
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Recursively download a package's dependencies with yum?

Is there a way I can use yum to check all of a package's dependencies and grab those first, then check their dependencies...so I can get the package I want in one swoop?
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Fedora Werewolf - offline yum updates

I have an off-network machine that is running Fedora 8 Werewolf with kernel 2.6.22.18 and I need to get Linux headers installed on it. How do I do this when the machine can not be hooked to the ...
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Fedora Server: X11 won't forward over SSH?

My roommate and I just set up a fedora install on a computer and trying to set it up with some server application as well. However, we can't get X11 to forward, with a number of random errors: $ ...
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Login loop Fedora 19 GNOME 3

I've just installed Fedora 19 in my hard drive which has some 100GB+ free space. I'm not able to login to Fedora now. After entering the correct credentials, I got to see the console-like black ...
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Simple Fedora POP3/IMAP Server. HOWTO?

I have an old PC running text-mode FC5. I need to read the mail sent just for the root account (from crond, logwatch, ...etc) in my Windows POP3/IMAP client. What is the simplest server to install and ...
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No-IP on Linux: What am I doing wrong?

I want to setup a small home server using Fedora 17 (32 Bit) and No-ip because I have a Dynamic IP adress, This is what am I doing: 1) I create a Host on No-ip: 2) I setup No-ip on my fedora box: ...
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Opera 12.16 & Fedora/Ubuntu

I need to install opera 12.16 on ubuntu 12.10 (gtk 3.6.0) & fedora 19 (gtk 3.8.2). When I start Opera at both systems as "strace opera" , I have the same error: http://codetidy.com/6507/ If I ...
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Managing a server over SSH

I am running a Minecraft server on Fedora 15. I have openssh-server installed on the server and I can connect to it just fine. Right now, the Minecraft server software opens into a terminal when the ...
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How to add keyboard indicator on Gnome panel?

I am testing Fedora 19. Desktop spin gnome doesn't have a keyboard indicator. Right click doesn't work. Should it or it is information from an "ancient" gnome version.
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YUM crashed due to library missing

I tried to remove stock Lua and build my own one, so I tried: yum remove lua But too many dependencies on the package and it does not allow me to remove it so I used rpm instead: rpm -r --nodeps ...
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Linux Fedora - how to create DSN of database in MySQL instance running on localhost for use by RODBC?

A few preliminaries - OS: Fedora release 16 (Verne) MySQL server version: 5.5.29 MySQL Community Server R version: 2.15.1 (2012-06-22) -- "Roasted Marshmallows" I am running a MySQL server that ...
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Write Fedora.iso to USB and boot it from a Macbook

I have an .iso image of the full Fedora 16 install (Downloaded from http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora-options#formats as "Fedora 16 DVD") and the question now is: How do I write it on a USB ...
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How to prevent user from viewing the content of a folder on fedora 14?

assuming there is only one user account on the OS, it does not belong to the root group is there any command line which i could enter at the terminal (by su to become root) to restrict viewing of the ...
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Where are the open ports ? Am I getting an incomplete list?

As I enter the netstat command in the terminal, I get the following list. Active Internet connections (w/o servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State ...
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non-smooth fonts in Fedora's gnome

I don't know is that only my problem or not but I have a little eyestrain when using Fedora (19) with Gnome 3(.8) compared to Ubuntu, Linux mint or Windows. Maybe the problem is caused by font ...
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How to make Apache obey to default ACL on Fedora 19?

I have set default ACL to allow me doing anything on newly written files. But Apache seems to ignore that, and I don't have access to newly created files. How to fix that?
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Are there any decent vocal time / date / appointment announcers for Fedora Linux? [closed]

I'm looking for a Fedora / Linux application which announces the system time vocally at regular intervals, similar to the time announcement feature Mac OSX has. A quick look around Google hasn't ...
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apache crontab not executing

I use cron to execute some php scripts (owncloud background tasks etc). My server runs nginx and PHP via php-fpm, which by default runs PHP processes under the apache user, the only user with write ...
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Switching to command line from x in fedora?

I know that in debian C+A+BCKSPACE shuts down X server and switches to command line. How should I achieve this in fedora 17, my default DE is lxde. When I press C+A+BCKSPACE it just logs me out.
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Can't boot system without acpi=off

Is there any solution to run fedora 19 on my laptop (Asus x61s) without acpi=off set and removing power management controll? If I remove this option, system hangs just after start booting. I never ...
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fedora 18 installer cannot detect my existing windows 7 partition

I have 500 gb harddisk. and the space are allocated to drive ,as follow: C Drive 100 gb and windows 7 is installed on it, D Drive 150 gb, E Drive 150 gb, F Drive 100 gb. i would like to install fedora ...
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How can I restore grub for Fedora 17?

I have mistakenly deleted all the grub entries while customizing grub using "Grub Customizer". Now whenever Im trying to boot into Fedora Linux a black screen is coming up only with "grub>" prompt. ...
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Using fedora 17 commandline 'mail' program cannot send to hotmail

I am trying to use the console in Fedora 17 to send an automated email to myself. I run this: echo "email content" | mail -s "blah" my_email@gmail.com It works fine, google treats it as a spam ...
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Get a concise list of open (listening) sockets in Fedora 17

I've tried netstat and lsof with various options, but I'm getting garbage results. I'm interested to know the following data: applications which binds the socket to port - port number I would like ...
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How to install an old version of gcc using yum on fedora 18?

I want to install gcc 3.6 on fedora 18. when I do yum install gcc I get the gcc 4.7. but I want an old version.
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Prevent FTP transfer from failing when FTP server is restarted

When downloading large files (ca. 5GB) with the lftp client, I find that a restart of the FTP service (vsftpd) stops the transfer and I have to restart it from the beginning. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Backspace behavior on terminal

I opened a zsh in a remote computer running Fedora 13 (yeah, it's old). When typing backspace everything works fine, but nothing happens when I type home (Ctrl+A does the job as expected). But when ...
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Installing cppman -> output not shown in right format

I've tried to install cppman in Fedora 19 or Linux mint 15 and it installs successfully. But when I try to use it I get the error: Python IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied I've installed it in ...
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Installing Fedora 19 with not enough free space left

I'm completely new to Linux, and I wanted to install Fedora 19 with my Windows 7 (dual boot). When I go through the installation process it only shows my hard drive (not partitions) and says that ...
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How to open new Instances of Opera (New Window/ Speed Dial) in Linux- Workspaces?

I'm using Fedora and I've just now downloaded Opera, its awesome . But I've got one problem and that is when I switch to New Workspace and open Opera (new Instance), it will not be opened in present ...
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How do I define a new virtual machine in QEMU?

I have installed QEMU for fedora via: yum install qemu Now how do I start it ? I mean how do I define a new virtual machine, like I do in VMware? Also I don't see any icon made for QEMU.
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How to partition disk for 3 operating systems?

Well, I decided to remove everything and start from scratch. I need Windows 8, Fedora and FreeBSD on the same disk, I prefer to have GRUB as main bootloader. I'm having problems with partitioning ...