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is there a way to tell lxde desktop to “execute” script when double clicking on it?

i'm using lxde desktop, Fedora 20, and i symlinked a shell script to desktop to set resolution and dpi when i use vnc. but everytime i click on the script, it ask me to execute or open it, how to ...
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Add /home partition space into / partition Fedora 20

I am using Fedora 20 and I have 10 GB for my / (root) partition. I am currently running out of space on this partition. My /home partition has almost 60 GB free space. I need to use the root ...
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Unable to mount externalhardisk on Fedora 17

The machine runs on a windows server. Currently it shows an error message DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending The issue stared after i tried to ...
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Setup Internal Network in openSuse Guest OS Fedora Host OS Virtual Box

I am trying to set up an Internal Network with the following Guest and Host OSs on a Virtual Box Guest OS 1 : openSuse Guest OS 2 : openSuse Host OS : Fedora The Guest additions have been ...
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Virtualbox host and guest reversed when setting up port forwarding?

In Virtualbox I have a fedora guest and a windows host. I was pulling my hair out configuring IP forwarding and I eventually just decided to switch the IP addresses when I noticed the port I was ...
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Is there an option for yum to compile from source instead of installing pre-compiled binaries?

I've recently switched to Fedora. I'm looking for an equivalent of the procedure described here but in yum, so I can take advantage both of compiler optimization in heavily used software that ...
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Fedora / Vagrant Firewall Issue: Unable to Connect to HTTPd / MySQLd / Webmin

Yesterday, I migrated from Ubuntu to Fedora 20, and after some fiddling with NFS and iptables I was able to get my vagrant instance (CentOS 6.5) to boot, mount the NFS share, and was able to access ...
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Fedora 20 Post-Upgrade: /boot Partition is Almost Full

I just recently upgraded one of my boxes from F18 to F20 which went very smooth (using fedup). However, now my /boot partition is almost full: /dev/sda2 477M 436M 12M 98% /boot ...
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Fedora Boot Loader not verified?

I just installed fedora 20 on my sister's HP laptop from a live USB. I told it to take all of the hard drive. It gives me two options from grub: Fedora, with Linux 3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64 Fedora, ...
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Create folder with special characters in truecrypt on fedora 20

I have a problem to create folders and files containing special characters (eg é, è , ù , ç .... ) Volume: Volume Type : Normal Size: 10M Encryption : AES Hash : RIPEMD -160 File System : FAT I ride ...
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How to override Dropbox's online file list with my local file list?

Several months ago, I was using Dropbox while using Fedora as my primary OS. Then, my Internet connection was disconnected for a period of several months. In the meanwhile, I reorganized my Dropbox ...
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How to suspend from lockscreen in Gnome 3?

How do I suspend my computer from the lockscreen in Gnome 3 (Fedora 20)? Sometimes I accidentally press the lock key, which is right next to the suspend key. Once it's locked, it no longer listens to ...
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Issue with WINE after NVIDIA Driver installation

I used to be able to successfully play Pocket Tanks and Commandos on my Fedora 20 64bit system using WINE. Few days ago I finally got time to install NVIDIA Driver. After that, WINE is now not ...
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stop network manager cycling access points

I have a fedora linux dell laptop, and a wifi network which has three access points broadcasting the same ssid on differing (non overlapping) channels. Two of these APs are a long way off, and the ...
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Fedora 20 NAT Configuration with firewalld

I'm trying to set up a simple masquerading gateway that will bridge between an internal network on ens33 (192.168.1.0/24) and a private network on ens37 (10.0.1.0/24). It's a VMWare image with two ...
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fedora desktop - is turning off ssh tunnel secure for regular user

I have turned off all remote clients So - Is turning off ssh secure i.e. my ssh is dead now. if I am accessing internet as regular; Is it an essential for security or dead is better
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Forcing ssh connection to use rsa key authentication (no root)

Is there anyway as a standard user to be able to force all login attempts to my account to use rsaauthentication? I have a school linux login but obviously I don't have root access or sudo access, is ...
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What is a shared configuration? (Fedora)

What is a shared configuration? im using fedora 20 and attempting to run eclipse as root. i am advised against this as it will cause the "shared configuration" to no longer by in sync with the actual ...
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Bind bash script to keypress

How do I map a keypress on a keyboard to a bash script? For example, when I press the "Esc" key, the script is run. OS: XFCE Spin Fedora 19 ---- EDIT ---- I need to set this via the console. This ...
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Fedora 19 XFCE screen rotation

I am trying to make screen rotation setting persist after reboot (without having to run a script on boot). I am using the XFCE spin of Fedora 19. I can make the screen rotate as I want it to using ...
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PyV8 failing to install with pip, does not compile in Fedora 20

I am having the exact same issue as here: https://code.google.com/p/pyv8/issues/detail?id=132, but answer didn't work either. I am trying to install PyV8 using pip in Fedora 20. I get this: $ pip ...
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How to get Bit Torrent Sync to auto start in fedora?

I am new to Bit Torrent Sync and Fedora. May I know how can I get BT Sync kicking when my machine start? I am able to sync via the browser client but unable to get it auto start when the machine boot. ...
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How to increase lvm size in Fedora 20 ( partitions already messed up )

hi all i have two partitions one is used for f20 , and another is ntfs. i didn't know that gparted should not be used any more, and system-config-lvm has retired and not in repo anymore, so i boot up ...
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Fedora 20 stopped booting after migrating to RAID array

I have decided to migrate my working Fedora 20 installation onto RAID-1 software array. After this operation, I have a problem with booting my system. Background My machine is MacBook Pro (Early ...
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Fedora - Flash player - sites with links to www.google.com are not working

I have serious problem. I have installed Fedora 20 LXDE. I have installed flash player and plugin for Firefox using this manual: install flash in fedora 20 But now, every www site that refers to ...
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PCMan File Manager automount permissions

Having some trouble with PCMan and USB automounted file systems. My USB is NTFS so it won't let me change permissions on the files. Is there anyway i can configure the way PCMan automounts the ...
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Why does 'cd' not work on an entry with 'directory' attribute?

My OS is fedora 20. I act as a root user. under / directory, I input: #ll ... d????????? ? ? ? ? mnt ... #cd mnt bash: cd: mnt: Not a directory #chmod 777 mnt chmod: cannot access 'mnt': No such ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64 cannot be found

I am using Fedora 19 and have recently installed Virtual Box directly from the repositories of the Oracle Virtual Box. It was installed successfully but when I try to start a virtual machine it gives ...
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Downgrade fedora 20 kernel

I want to downgrade fedora's 20 kernel (3.11) to version 2.6 because I have a package that only supports that kernel. I have looked everywhere for 2.6 kernel for fedora 20, but with no luck. If I try ...
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Why is /usr/share/gnome-shell/js missing?

I'm trying to debug a gnome-shell extension, but I don't seem the have the folder /usr/share/gnome-shell/js. I'm on fedora 20 with gnome 3.12. I couldn't find it when I had gnome 3.10 either. Were the ...
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Error getting server's IP address using Python on CentOS

I'm using Python's socket module to get the server's IP address server_ip = socket.gethostbyname(socket.getfqdn()) I get this error: socket.gaierror: [Errno -2] Name or service not known Weird ...
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dual monitor: how to drag browser to external monitor?

I connected an external monitor to a HDMI socket on my laptop running fedora. When I move my mouse to the rightmost the mouse will be visible on the external monitor. I can drag terminal to the ...
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Fedora 20, tried akmod, kmod, nvidia proprietry installer still can not install on msi ge60/gtx660m

I have fedora20, tried to install bumblebee,primus,nvidia 304xx drivers to my fedora installation. I tried akmod it froze at the prefdm process as i know it correct. Fedora logo comes up and it goes ...
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gnome3 add new file types for nautilus (instead of text file)

on my Fedora 20 system many file types are grouped under the type "text", for example *.ini, *.txt and so on. So if I sort the contents of a folder by type, it groups them all together, which is not ...
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Upgrading to Gnome 3.12 in Fedora 20

Hello my friends. Recently Gnome 3.12 was released as an update for gnome users. so I decided to upgrade to the newest version as explained here. After step 1, I tried to update Fedora using Yumex, ...
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WiFi-module problems on Lenovo T440s with Fedora 19/20 (3.13+)

I've already searched the web but found no proper solution for my problem. the drivers are afais the newest (directly from intel-pages). I'm running Fedora 20 on a recently bought Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7670M driver installation in fedora 19

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7670M in my laptop and am trying to install the driver for it. When I do a normal installation i get the following error, Your graphics card is not supported by this ...
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High I/O system hanging

I have a Fedora 20 box that i'm trying to import a massive amount of data in to postgres on (billions of rows). System spec: 16GB RAM, 6 core 3.2 ghz, 500GB RAID0 PCIe SSD Everytime I/O load gets ...
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how to import OPENVPN crttificate in Debian and Fedora latest?

how to import OPENVPN **crttificate in Debian and Fedora latest ??** I tried installing openvpn in Debian setting and reboot even in root with admin access but still cant see option to import ...
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Installing Fedora 20 repos

I have recently installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. For the first thing, I tried to add Rpmfusion , Russianfedora to it; but it was failed. In the terminal I entered this: su -c 'yum localinstall ...
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Linux kernel doesn't load removable device with system on it

I'm having issue with booting into my Fedora 19. First of all I have to mention that I "extracted" that system from virtual disk (simply DD the content of root and boot partition on physical disk), so ...
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How can I translate these openvpn client configuration instructions to work with Fedora 20?

Here's the link to the full instructions. When I get to step 9, under the heading "9. Setup Client Config Files", it says: Now we will configure the openVPN to work as client. Remember that we ...
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No feedback after loading kernel on a IFC6410 single board computer

I am currently trying to get a Linux running on a IFC6410 single board computer. For that purpose I followed the instructions found in this guide here: ...
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Automatically boot into Fedora instead of Windows 8

I have installed Fedora on a machine that has Windows 8 on it. Everything is fine except for the fact that it boots straight into Windows and I need to hit esc and pick Fedora if I want it to load up. ...
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Linux Fedora 20: how to deal with a partial internet connection.?

I have previously asked for help with this on the "Unix and Linux" site as the question "Linux Fedora 20: how do I deal with “ import read failed(2)”?" (I got there after a lot of floundering about). ...
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Oracle 11g Installed but cannot access SqlPlus from terminal

I have installed Oracle 11g XE edition. It is working fine from browser. But I want to unlock hr user so I want to login from terminal. However I can't access SqlPlus command prompt from terminal. I ...
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How to set default entry in GRUB2 on EFI with FEDORA 20

I have Windows 8 dual booting with Fedora 20. Linux is the first one Windows is the third. I want windows to be the default. I am using instructions from GRUB 2. grep "submenu\|^\menuentry" ...
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Internal server error on user_directory

Today I am trying to install httpd and mysql on my fedora 14 PC. That works fine. After this I try to create a public_html folder on the user directory and allow php to access that folder. For that I ...
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How to make user-friendly “time machine” with my LVM thin-provisioned partitions?

I have setup all of my partitions on LVM thin-provisioned device. In some article I've read that this allows me to make incremental snapshots in a simple manner - move back and forward between them. ...
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Anyone able to connect to mschapv2 from fedora?

I'm trying to connect to mschapv2 "secured" vpn from my fedora box using VPN defined by standard "Network connections" tool. It connects fine but always fail after few kB of transferred data due crash ...