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How can I access a Fedora 18 partition on Windows? ext2explorer doesn't work

I had Fedora 17 and ext2explore 2.2.71 worked as advertised. Since I installed Fedora 18, it no longer works. I already reinstall the program, but the program can't detect the partition. What ...
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Font smoothing in the Terminal

I've noticed that the fonts that the default font on emacs is a lot smoother and easier on the eye than the font inside the terminal. Although they are both supposedly monospace 12 fonts, I was ...
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./configure: line 2178 config.log permission denied [duplicate]

I want to install a library libevent . I forgot to su root and run ./configure under my user acount esolve. Then I notice there are errors after running make install with esolve. My root can't modify ...
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Remove .wine folder in home directory

I am a NFS with a very restrictive limit on how much space we can take up on the hard-drive. I found out my .wine/ in my home folder is pretty big. I want to know if I can go ahead and remove it, as I ...
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How to fix Fedora Yum Repo

I'm tyring to do this $ sudo yum install gnome-tweak-tool And I get this instant response: Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit ...
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Gnome 3 “Oh no!” error on login

On Fedora 17, after instaling the Java runtime and (L)AMP (I do not think it is even related, I didn't restart for quite a while) and restart and login the "Oh no! Something went wrong." message ...
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Why did the running applications disappaer in the Fedora taskbar?

I can't see the running applications in the task bar. I can only use Tab+Alt to switch. How can I bring it back?
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How do I get udev to mount certain USB disks when they are plugged in, or after a reboot?

I've just upgraded to Fedora 15. I've used Bacula for backup for some years now, and it works fine. But now I've just run into a problem, probably because Bacula is now running as user bacula rather ...
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Pulseaudio high CPU usage

Is it normal that the pulseaudio process has sometimes a CPU usage of ~40%, even without playing audio? The process seems to run in realtime-priority, is that the cause of the problem? Update: I ...
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How to set the Java version

I'm using fedora, and I manually installed java in /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_45/jre, using command "rpm". While there is a default java version in /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64/bin/java. If I type ...
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Where do I get the 1.6 open jdk rpm to install on fedora 17 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How install older OpenJDK 1.6 in Fedora 17? I note that one can't install the open jdk 1.6 on fedora 17 using yum. Where does one download the open jdk 1.6 rpm to ...
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Windows 8 x64bit re-install unable to identify drives on HP Envy 4 1002tx

I have an HP Envy 1002tx ultrabook [Full Spec: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&docname=c03342406 ] on which I used to have a Windows 8 x64 Pro dual booted ...
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why update-alternatives --config java shows nothing?

I install oracle java JDK.rmp.bin on fedora. And installing by ". /jdk.rmp.bin", JDK is installed under /usr/java/jdk folder. I could compile java files using command "javac" and "java". I could also ...
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How to disable sleep mode in Fedora 18

After every 10 minutes my laptop go to sleep mode. I can't find an option to disable this. Please help.
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Fedora 18 overheating laptop

Since I migrated from Fedora 17 to Fedora 18 by doing a fresh install (only kept /home) I've been having overheating problems randomly. For absolutely no apparent reason everything heats up and ...
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Connect Evolution to Exchange in Fedora 18

I just installed Fedora 18 x86_64 on my laptop and trying to set up my email and calendar from work. We are on a Microsoft Exchange 2010 server, but I'm able to connect to the email/calendar from my ...
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Where to put default setting from “/sys” folder in Fedora 18?

I have an SSD main disk and I want to use noop IO scheduler with it, like this: echo noop > /sys/block/sda/queue/scheduler But this setting gets lost after reboot. What is a right place to save ...
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Ran out of primary partitions, want to install another system

I have a Fedora 18 system installed on my hard disk, but upon installation I created 4 partitions for boot, swap, root and home, and now I want to install Windows on some unallocated space (I need it, ...
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Xvnc via systemctl : how to use “xhost +”

I would like to run Xvnc on Fedora 16 as a service. Not vncserver, given that carries the weight of a full window manager, but just Xvnc to start X. I would also like "xhost +" to run on the X ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 8

I was currently running Win8 and F17 as a dual boot on my home desktop with an i5 chip and Asus UEFI BIOS. Unfortunately, while I was in Win8 I accidentally removed the partition that held my F17 OS. ...
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Fedora 18: Can not find version.h

I am attempting to install some ATI graphics drivers. The installer fails and the log says this: Check if system has the tools required for installation. fglrx installation requires that the system ...
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Having installed fedora, I have lost capacity to boot into any OSs via BIOS or UEFI

(Running on Asus TaiChi) When I try to boot without USB, I get sent straight to setup screen. If I press esc prior to setup screen, I enter the Please select boot device boot dialog. However, my only ...
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Is it safe to uninstall qemu and libvirt?

Fedora installs both by default. I didn't found what are them exactly for, but yum autoremove selects them for autoremoval. Is it safe, for a normal user (I mostly use this machine for documents and ...
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PHP4 for ARM fedora

I am looking for an ARM RPM of PHP 4, specificity to install on Fedora 17, however I cant seem to find one anywhere. I assume this is most likely down to ARM not being supported by Fedora in the age ...
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How do I restore windows 8 / hard drive after hard drive overwrite?

So I have been a bit of an idiot... I was installing fedora and I clicked through the partitioning without much attention assuming that fedora would be installed in dual boot. It seems to have ...
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Repairing Windows 8 after trying to dual boot it with Fedora 18

As the title states, I turned off secure boot and installed fedora 18 as usual using a liveUSB installer. This seems to have really miffed windows and now it refuses to boot. Grub2 comes up fine, I ...
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Strange happening with DVD drive in fedora

Strange things are happening! The DVD drive installed on my machine is behaving strangely with some discs that have been burned on a university Windows machines. The files were different, but ...
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GPU usage and heat production in linux

I am using Fedora 18 in my laptop with Nvidia GT 630M graphics card. I am using dual boot with windows 7. In windows I am getting a battery backup of around 3 hr. But when I use Fedora, it reduces to ...
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misterious collapse of Fedora 18 on a dual system

I've recently (about a month ago) installed Windows 7 and Fedora 18 as a dual system on my Dell Vostro laptop, and everything went well until my Fedora started shutting down out of a sudden, just like ...
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Cannot start Fedora when installed on two disks

My laptop has an SSD and a HDD. There is now no OS on my laptop. Before I had installed Fedora 18 successfully (it was only on the SSD). Then I made some mistakes and the OS broke. Now I want to ...
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PYTHON EGG Cache extraction error - PYTHON_EGG_CACHE

I have Fedora 18 installed as the OS in my machine. I created a user called myworld. I installed the MapFish virtual environment and created a MapFish application. Now I tried to run that application ...
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pdftoraster missing from ghostscript-cups package on fedora 17?

Attempting to get AirPrint running on an old laser network printer (so my kid can print from his iOS device) with avahi-daemon, cups and this python script. I've followed the instructions as per this ...
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Just installed Fedora 18 and computer is not booting

After some initial trouble, I was able to install Fedora 18, but Had to Disable Secure Boot, disable Fast Boot, and Enable CSM. Side Note: I was reading that by Enableing CSM I was not going to be ...
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No Sockets found in /var/run/screen/S-root. when using `screen`

I want to screen on a machine with fedora the result is: [root@kitch udp]# screen -ls No Sockets found in /var/run/screen/S-root. [root@kitch udp]# screen -ls listen_for_exception No ...
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Is it possible to resize a partition in GUI mode in Fedora 17?

Is this possible to merge or resize a partition in Fedora 17, I have two different partitions in my Fedora OS(apart of OS) i need to merge that partitions. Is there any tool for that or any command's ...
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Fedora - Python import selinux cannot find selinux_current_policy_path

When I run any python script that does import selinux (such as system-config-users) I get the following error: ImportError: /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/selinux/_selinux.so: undefined symbol: ...
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Fedora 18 add new hard disk with LVM Partition

I recently built my 1st computer and realized today that despite having multiple hard disks, I'm out of space because I did not set up the partitions correctly. I am trying to add two of my hard ...
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“the cpu has been disabled by the guest operating system”:VMWARE(win7-64 hosted) error

Every time, when I use vmware to run fedora system, it announces " The cpu has been disabled by the guest operating system. you will need to power off or reset the virtual machine at this point How ...
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How do I become root user in bash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to perform root level commands on Linux (Fedora) Live Media I just installed F17 and am trying to learn the basics of bash. All that I know for sure is that the ...
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Can't stop/reload/restart nginx with “service nginx”-command

I installed nginx via passenger for running ruby on rails applications. I added the this script: RedHat Nginx Init Script Changed paths for nginx and config to where they are located: ...
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Fedora 18 in Oracle VirtualBox on Windows Vista

I want to install Fedora 18 [Desktop] in Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.10 r84104. [My system is Windows Vista 32 bit] I have followed the following steps while configuring the Virtual Machine. Memory Size ...
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My Logitech G35 headphones aren't very loud on Linux (fedora 14) why?

I have recently purchased a set of G35 headphones. They seem to be very loud when I use them on Windows, but when I try and use them on Fedora 14, they are very quiet and I can't seem to make them ...
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How can I safely remove my USB hard drive in Fedora 17?

In Fedora 17, when I want to plug my USB hard disk out, I can only unmount it. But the problem is that the hard drive won't be powered off so that I can plug it out. In some other distros like ...
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How do I install Sigil on Fedora 17?

I want to use Sigil, which isn't in the official repositories. First I added a repository called home_xwaver and installed it from there, but it started throwing errors, unable to save a book. I found ...
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Network with virtualbox (OS X host/Fedora guest)

I am having trouble in setting up Virtualbox to allow Fedora 11 (guest) leave the virtualbox machine and pass through Mac OS X 10.5 (host). I found only this tutorial http://vre.upei.ca/dev/node/497 ...
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How to use Oracle VirtualBox' remote display feature?

I can't use Oracle VirtualBox remote display feature. I have host OS of Fedora 15 PAE. This OS is running Virtual Box with the same guest OS (Fedora 15). The network driver of virtual box is in ...
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Want FTP server (VSFTPD) configured for file sharing on fedora

I am using fedora to host a FTP server for internal use and I am using vsftpd for this. It is using the configuration file /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf. The configuration I am using is as follows: ...
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Error installing Nvidia proprietary driver on Fedora 18

I'm trying to install the Nvidia proprietary driver (Geforce 525M) but I'm getting this error: ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This is most likely because the kernel ...
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Fedora 18, grub2 reinstall, /mnt is empty

I have a common problem. I installed Fedora 18 on a PC that also has Windows on it. When I start the PC, I don't get asked which system I want to boot; Windows is chosen always. So I found out that I ...
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Linux users permissions

I have to do the following as homework (on Fedora): Make 3 groups S,F,A add some users to the groups Make a file for each group which only the group members can use. I logged as root and make in ...