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Space ending in rootfs

My problem is that I think in a couple of days there will be no space free in rootfs. Is is possible somehow to 'clear' rootfs from unnecessary files? What should I look for? Rootfs is mounted into ...
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Conversion of sequence of PNGs to movie using ffmpeg on Fedora 18

I have a series of PNG images called Temp01.png, Temp02.png, ..., Temp99.png which I am attempting to convert into a movie using ffmpeg. I am using the command: ffmpeg -i Temp%02d.png -f avi -vcodec ...
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Fedora 17 keeps using fedora 16 kernel

I did run preupgrade to upgrade my Fedora 16(x64) to Fedora 17. And it seemed to work fine. So I got the new gimp 2.8, gcc 4.7.0 and so on. But the system keeps using the old kernel from fc16. Uname ...
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hp g7 screen dark on login need corrective action

I have a HP g7 that's running Fedora 17 which has a dark unlit screen on login. I need the exact keystrokes I need to type in order to sign in, so that I don't need to use a flash light to see the ...
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Is there any RPM online factory for Fedora?

I want some online service that will allow me: Build RPM from my provided sources and spec-files; Create and edit spec-files online, using some predefined templates (CMake, autotools, etc.); Provide ...
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Run application with other user

OS: Fedora 14 GUI: GNOME I need to run an application with another user then the "default" (normally used). Purpose: create a ".desktop" file on my desktop to run e.g.: Google Chrome with another ...
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How to properly change directory structure/mount points for directory?

After several attempts to formalize my problem, I think, I finally managed to do it. What I have: mount -l ... /dev/md123 on / type ext3 ...
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How to get my linux box sound and microphone path?

In linux how can i find what is my sound card path and microphone path? Some application is using /dev/dsp but how to make sure what is mine?
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GRUB not loading

I just installed Fedora 18 alongside a pre-existing windows 7 from a live-usb to a single 1TB hard disk with multiple partitions. created all necessary partitions as recommended: / :40GB /boot ...
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how to get beep working?

I have a laptop, I've installed the beep package. I turned every sound to full, and I do this: $ beep But I can't hear any beeping sound. What am I missing? I just need to run the beep when a ...
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Fedora 18 severe overheating HP Envy 4 1002tx in Gnome shell

I recently installed Fedora 18 x86_64bit version in dual boot mode on my HP Envy 4 1002tx machine and whenever I log into the Gnome shell I am facing very sever overheating of my laptop base and the ...
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Dual boot Windows 8 and Fedora 18, Both OS's on separate drives

I have an HP dv7 6051ei notebook which has 2 drives in where one has Fedora 18 on it, and the other has Windows 8 on it. Currently my fedora drive is set as the primary drive so when the netbook ...
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What is the source package for wxBase on Fedora 18?

I want to build the 2.9.x version of wxWidgets on Fedora 18, but I can't find the source package for wxBase.
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Install any Linux flavor on Macbook Pro early 2011

I am trying to install Linux on my MacBook Pro. I would prefer Fedora but XUbuntu or Ubuntu is fine also. The firmware does not support the last Linux versions. The only OS I could install was ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN with NetworkManager

I have installed an OpenVPN server on my OpenWrt 10.03 router [freshly flashed]: echo "nameserver 8.8.8.8" > /etc/resolv.conf; opkg update; opkg install luci-app-openvpn openvpn openssl-util ...
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How to disable screen shutdown after 1 hour in Fedora 17 (Gnome)?

Fedora 17 doesn't seem to have a "Never" option for the screen timeout setting. Is it possible to disable this power-saving feature? This is for a machine showing a dashboard which should always be ...
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Install NVIDIA Developer Drivers for GTX 630M on Fedora 16

I'm trying to install the developer drivers on my ASUS N53SM-ES72 laptop, which has the Core i7-2670QM Sandy Bridge Processor and a GT 630M. I've done a full installation of Fedora 16, with no ...
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Is there a way to install Samba packages offline for Fedora 14?

need to install samba packages offline to enable sharing of my fedora 14 folders to windows system. is there a place/way to get the offline installation file? ThaNKS!
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Unable to mount Windows partition from terminal

While trying to mount a Windows partition named work documents I used the following command: [root@Feddy /]# mount /mnt/'work documents' mount: can't find /mnt/work documents in /etc/fstab or ...
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What is sd(exec) process and why is it consuming 100% CPU time?

I recently installed Fedora 16 with XFCE. Occasionally, a process named sd(EXEC) shows up and eats up all of my CPU time (CPU maxes out at 100%). Unfortunately, it cannot be killed even with kill -9 ...
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Fedora 17 installation error: “ext4 file system check failure on /dev/sda3”

I am installing Fedora 17, and after creating the hard disk partitions, the installation wizard is throwing an error: ext4 file system check failure on /dev/sda3 Again and again, this same error ...
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HP Pavilion laptop not booting Fedora 18 LiveUSB

My HP Pavilion g7 1075dx laptop will not boot past the SYSLINUX copyright when booting off a 8GB USB Flash drive that has Fedora 18 KDE Live CD copied to it via LiveUSB Creator. What should I try? I ...
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Permission Denied running python script from samba share

I'm trying to mount a samba share on a Ubuntu 12.04 desktop from a Fedora 17 desktop. I can create, edit and delete files with no problem but when I try to run python scripts on the share i get a ...
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How can I switch from Win/Fedora to Win/Kubuntu dual boot

I've got a desktop system with WinXP and an and older Fedora. Things work ok, BUT I'd like to change to Kubuntu 12.10 - which I use at work. The install dvd apparently suggests that I shrink the ...
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Fedora 18 - HP pavilion g7 - boot after install fails

F18 Installation from x64 DVD went fine, then reboot without DVD shows grub, so far so good. But as soon as grub timeout is reached, the screen becomes black and that's it! No F1, no Ctrl-Alt-F1 ...
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Is there Gentoo's “world” set analogue for rpm-based distributions?

I want to maintain my Fedora distribution clean and tidy. So, I always want to have installed only required packages. The necessity of a top packages is determined by me and some minimal system set. ...
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eth0 disabled / eth0 does not seem to be present / after restoring image

The NIC doesn't work anymore on my Fedora 15 again after restoring the system from an image. ifconfig doesn't show the NIC anymore (only the loopback adapter). system-config-network says it (eth0 - ...
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Fedora: Hibernate doesn't work

On Hibernate (i.e. KDE Kickoff - Leave - Hibernate), I immediately get a black screen with those two lines: PM: Syncing file systems ... Freezing user space processes ... A few seconds later, the ...
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How to set up GRUB2 chainloader to other Grub (Fedora, Debian) on GPT

I'm trying to set up a dedicated GRUB2 which (chain-)loads another GRUB on a disk with GPT partition table. Relevant partitions: /dev/sda1 BIOS_BOOT /dev/sda2 BOOT (ext2) /dev/sda3 FEDORA (ext4) ...
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How to autostart TightVNC on Fedora 14 upon booting

Is that possible to do it by just using the rc.local? Or in the OS startup section, by entering gnome terminal --profile 'xxx' -e 'xxxxxx' ? I tried both methods above but neither of them works. ...
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Wrong keyboard when remote desktopping from windows to linux

I installed xrdp on my Linux FC 17 KDE server, so that I can use mstsc from Windows to connect to it. All works really well, except that I have a Swiss keyboard, and when I type say a Z, I get a Y on ...
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Wifi not connected in fedora?

I have installed fedora 16 and it initially shows me 'firmware missing' in wireless network. Then I have searched in google and find the solution that is I installed broadcom-wl-4.150.10.5 and the ...
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How can I install vim in minimal version of fedora?

I installed minimal version of fedora. Now how can I install vim in fedora. I have the packages for vim. But while I want to install it says A exception is occurred. Now I want to install vim directly ...
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How to reverse the keyboard layout?

I added a keyboard shortcut to change the keyboard layout as described here. Reversing it doesn't work though. I can change the language from EN to FA by pressing Right AltCtrl but when I press ...
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Configuring video driver on boot

I followed a guide to installing an AMD Radeon driver for my laptop running Fedora 17 and it must have had issues along the way. Once rebooting I freeze up in the middle of the boot process as it ...
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Where to put command to disable touchpad to have it executed whenever I start PC

I finally figured out the command to disable touchpad in my Fedora 17 using Gnome desktop 3.4.2.: xinput set-prop 13 132 0 (specific to my Thinkpad) Now where do I put this command, so that it is in ...
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Determining configuration files location used by vsfpd in Fedora?

I made some changes to vsfpd.conf, but they are not taking effect. I suspect that it is using a config file from another location. Is there a way to determine whether or not it is using the ...
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How can we upgrade old GCC 3.4 to GCC 4.1 on Fedora 3?

How can we upgrade the old GCC from version 3.4 to 4.1(that is from GCC 3.4 to GCC 4.1 or above) on Fedora 3 (version is 2.6.10)? More information: We are developing an application which will be ...
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mounting ext3 hard drive on boot in Fedora?

I have a 1TB ext4 formatted hard drive other than the one that Fedora has been installed. It is not mounted on boot time and after boot I need to mount it myself. I just click on file manager, it asks ...
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PHP and SQLite V2 extension for Fedora 14

How can I add support for the PHP SQLite V2 extension on Fedora 14?
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Gigolo under fedora 12 xfce

I installed fedora 12 xfce and when i run Gigolo to mount windows partitions i get Authentication is required. In fedora 11 xfce there was a tool that change the system permission to allow any user ...
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Wireless unavailable in Fedora 17 running on Samsung Series 5

I installed Fedora 17 on my laptop (Samsung Series 5), and everything is OK except the wireless. I've tried to activate it but I couldn't. On the top right corner, "unavailable" is next to the ...
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yum-builddep fails to retrieve an unrelated RPM and fails - how to prevent?

I'm trying to download sources required to build nekovm using yum-builddep, accidentally, I have nodejs RPM in the list, which is irrelevant to Neko, but it causes yum-builddep to fail, when searching ...
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Fedora 18 + Windows 8: Dual boot

I just bought a new notebook which came with Windows 8 (+UEFI) which I will use to play some games, however, I want to have Fedora (18) linux available for some stuff. I tried and failed to install ...
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Unable to resolve dynamic IP for home web server

I have configured my home web server with Fedora. Now if I enter localhost or 192.168.0.1 in my address bar I can see the Apache test page. But if I enter my current dynamic ip on address bar then I ...
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Access Apache server running in Fedora guest VirtualBox from host

I have trouble accessing Apache server from host. I’ve Fedora 15 VM VirtualBox installed on Windows 7. Within this VM I have Apache server running and working fine within the guest. Not sure what ...
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Starting Synergy client dims the screen

I'm using Synergy to allow me to control my laptop while using my desktop's keyboard and mouse. Whenever I start the synergy client on the laptop, its screen dims, and also does so every time I move ...
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Windows 8 not showing up in GRUB menu

My computer is pretty new and has a UEFI setup. I have secure boot off, fast boot off, and am booting in Legacy mode. I got Fedora 17 to install and now it is set up and working correctly, however I ...
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CL VIM: How to get 256 color support in Fedora 17 terminal?

How do I enable 256 color support for VIM in the Fedora 17 terminal? My .bashrc: 1 # .bashrc 2 3 # Makes terminal default 256 Colors Include these lines in .bashrc 4 5 export TERM=xterm-256color 6 ...
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How can I connect to a Fedora remote desktop from Windows with putty

I aim to connect my fedora host running some matlab code and check its status at present. Is is it possible to connect to the host from Windows 7 machine and see the curret desktop environment as ...