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How to create Dial up Connection in Fedora?

I have Bluetooth dongle attached to my desktop Computer. I am successfully able to connect it with my mobile phone using Bluetooth Connection, with the Terminal command hcitool cc 00:1D:3B:05:BD:53 ...
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Speed up my fedora 16 startup

i am quite new to Linux, and recently i happily install fedora 16 on my Acer laptop, it was wonderful in the beginning, but now the startup becomes very lagging. i Google it and run the command ...
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Garmin USB device on Win7 under Linux KVM

I have a Fedora 16 installation and I'm using the Garmin Forerunner 610 HRM in the virtual machine. The problem is that I need to allow Windows 7 direct access to the USB stick that communicated with ...
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systemctl After doesn't appear to work

I have a custom service that I need started after mysql comes online. I am attempting to use systemd/systemctl to start the service at boot. I have set After=network.target mysqld.service in my custom ...
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Fedora 12 hangs at boot

I'm kind of a beginner at Linux , I've installed an Nvidia driver with this command # yum install akmod-nvidia every thing went ok , but after reboot the system hangs right after starting ...
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NTFS-3G: Using user mapping, all files become executable after boot to Windows

I have an NTFS partition shared between Windows 7 and Fedora 15. I added a .NTFS-3G/UserMapping file to map my main user/group in Windows to my main user/group in Linux. This was fine until I booted ...
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Virtualbox shared folder reading problems from Apache

I have a problem with files on a mounted share inside a Virtualbox machine. The problem is that even though I can see the content of the files fine enough from the shell, the same files turn out ...
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Fedora 16 Drag Files to Desktop

How can I put files on the desktop? I've tried both dragging files to the desktop and copying files to ~/Desktop, but nothing shows on my desktop. Is this just Fedora or am I missing something?
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Repairing Filesystem in Fedora 12

I have installed fedora 12 on my system and now I am having problems repairing the root filesystem. When my system boots up I get this message: ***An error occurred during the file system check. ...
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VirtualBox Shared folder problems on Fedora guest

I install vbox guest additions on Fedora for using Linux guest as server and my Windows 7 host for working. So, directory on my Windows (c:\web) mapped to Linux /web and my Apache server serve from ...
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Clean install of Fedora17 and keeping current home directory

HP Mini 210 Fedora 16 Hello, I have downloaded the recent F17 Beta live CD and would like to install it. Normally, when I install I always select the following custom partitions: /boot /swap ...
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Gnome 3 fallback mode after bumblebee install

I followed this guide to install bumblebee on Fedora 16, and I did everything in the tutorial. Bumblebee seems to work as optirun glxgears returns non-vsynced frame rates, but Gnome 3 is in fallback ...
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How to make BusyBox running where my backend operating system can be xyz?

I am trying to setup BusyBox on top of ArchLinux, Fedora or Ubuntu. So that when i telnet i can get something like this following: But how do i get started? Simply install Busybox on top of my ...
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dvi to hdmi isn't working correctly

I have a DVI to HDMI converter for my television. I used to use DVI to VGA and it worked correctly. I switched, and now the television won't display my screen properly. The info: nvidia with ...
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After Fedora upgrade, system won't boot; what step to take next?

I have a home server running Fedora 12 and decided to upgrade to Fedora 14. I ran through the upgrade process using preupgrade with instructions from here. I ran into an issue withi insufficient ...
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How to include un-included HDD space to fedora 14

I have fedora 14 installed. I have 320 GB HDD, when I installed fedora, I included only 100 GB to root. Remaining 220 GB is now not usable. My Question is how can I include the remaining 220 GB to ...
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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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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.