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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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How to easily make a screenshot like these (partial enlargement)?

I need to make some screenshots like the images in the following questions & wikipedia pages. Bad font anti-aliasing in Ubuntu Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers ...
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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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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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Change mouse right button events type to onmouseclick

I have noticed that in Fedora almost all events related to mouse right button are of onmousepress type, e.g. as soon as I press the mouse right button (but not released yet), it shows the context menu ...
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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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How to take a screenshot with Shutter on Fedora 17?

I can't get Shutter to capture the print keystroke. The screenshot keeps being taken by Fedora, not Shutter. What can I do?
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how to change driver parameter into Fedora 17 boot?

For some time I use Fedora 17. Usualy with KDE but sometimes with GNOME too... With a lot of help from Google and Fedora forum I managed to make my tvtuner work. However it is very annoying that every ...
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Apache won't start after creating symbolic link

I'm installing Apache for the first time and trying to display some webpages on localhost. Apache's default path for serving web pages is /var/www/html/ but I don't have permissions to write there. ...
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Setting up a hotspot with hostapd

I've been using the steps described here to set up a wireless hotspot: How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP But when I type: /etc/init.d/hostapd start on the commande line, I get the reply ...
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Fedora 16 - LXDE - dual display (monitor/head/view) - automatic shutdown

I am experiencing troubles with two display in fedora 16 (LXDE). During boot time both display are working, but when system starts one display automatically shut down. It happened out of the blue. ...
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possibility of swap space has larger data in it than in my physical memory

Quoting the Deployment Guide from centos.org that is, Swap space in Linux is used when the amount of physical memory (RAM) is full. And that Wikipedia also said that, the term "swap" [is ...
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How to add new partition to RAID-1 array on Redhat FC10?

I have a RH FC10 system with RAID 1 partitions, here is mdadm.conf: # mdadm.conf written out by anaconda DEVICE partitions MAILADDR root ARRAY /dev/md1 level=raid1 num-devices=2 metadata=0.90 ...
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SELinux issues when adding rules

On my laptop I use Fedora 17 distro for the first time and I'm having some issues adding rules to semodule An example: # grep httpd /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol # semodule -i ...
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ATI Radeon Drivers works with which linux distribution and version?

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 graphics card. Almost every new linux distribution seems to have an issue with it, when i install the drivers. Working without utilizing the graphics card leaves me ...
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How to resolve Kernel Panic error after upgrading F15 to F17 using Preupgrade?

I tried to upgrade my Fedora 15 to Fedora 17 directly using Preupgrade. Everything went smooth and the updates were installed. Grub2 screen came up after the restart. When I chose to boot F17, I got a ...
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Fedora VirtualBox Instance Suddenly Invisible

I'm running an instance of Fedora 16 under VirtualBox (on a Win 7 Pro machine) as a development web server. It's suddenly gone invisible. I have it set to an IP address of 192.168.1.80; I can't ping ...
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issue instaling adobe air on fedora 17

I'm Trying to intall adobe air on my Fedora 17 gnome I've Downloaded my Adobeair.bin File when a run the File I got this. /tmp/air.IAduL7/setup: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Picking right serial device

I have several identical USB to serial port adapters on my Fedora FC12 server. Each time I boot, the devices seem to change devices names (/dev/ttyUSBn). Now I will assume that the bus and device ...
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fedora 17 when close the notebook cover

the screen turned black and the screen shows "no vaild vbios image found". where's the problem? my notebook is ASUS A42JC, and I install fedora 17 using DVD.
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Print to network printer via command line

I have an Epson TM-T88V connected via USB to a windows laptop, which is running a print server. I'd like to be able to print using something along the lines of lp -h 10.0.0.225 -d EPSON ...
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installed mysql using yum but mysqld dowsnt start: Fedora 16

i installed mysql mysql-server and mysql-libs ... after installation i thought to start the mysql service using command systemctl start mysqld.service Failed to issue method call: Unit mysqld.service ...
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Battery management tool in Linux

I want to stop battery recharging once it has reached a specific level, like 80%. I have Lenovo Z560 laptop with windows 7 and it came with a software to manage battery charging. But now I have ...
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Virtual Box cannot install Fedora Core 14 Terminate on Call StackTrace

I have virtual box and i want to install Fedora Core 14 with ISO image. After booting, i found error in loading driver and terminate with "Call StackTrace". How can i solve this problem? If i install ...
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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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A linux PDF reader that supports unicode characters

I use the default document viewer in Fedora. But for some languages such as Persian I can't copy texts. When I copy them and paste them somewhere, I get some irrelevant characters like f! O I K Q- ! ...
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How to Get to All Applications Screen on OLPC?

I am interesting in developing for the OLPC platform and currently installed an OLPC emulation on VMWare on my Windows 7 (the image is Soas-v3-Mirabelle). I am trying to get to the view all ...
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KDE shared desktop is graphically slanted

Connecting from a Fedora 15 machine to a Fedora 15 machine, both running KDE, the remote machine running krfb and running krdc on the local machine, I connect to the remote machine over an ssh tunnel ...
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Fedora Core 10: Window List & Workspace Switcher applets keep crashing

I was minding my own business typing a command or two in a Terminal window when a dialog popped up telling me that the Workspace Switcher had crashed, and would I like to reload. Without thinking I ...
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ATI driver on my Fedora notebook working, but with weird abstract color bugs

I'm running Fedora 15 64-bit on a HP Pavilion dv7. I've installed this driver (AMD Catalyst™ 11.8 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver), and here's a screenshot of the info window in CCC: My uname: ...
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Syslogd kernel:code:

While running some experimental Java code which interacts with a MySQL server, I received these messages and then the server crashed: Message from syslogd@localhost at Jun 20 20:04:12 ... ...
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Getting Kopete to work with Google voice chat on GNOME - FC14 - x86_64

Kopete works great with Google Talk, but I have not been able to use Google voice chat either on Google Chrome or Kopete. Skype works great. Please advise.
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disable automount in fedora

I have edited /etc/hal/fdi/policy/prefrences.fdi <deviceinfo version="0.2"> <device> <match key="storage.policy.should_mount" bool="true"> <merge ...
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ImportError: No module named _md5

I am trying to install Altera's Quartus 10 web edition 32 bit (but I think only the 32bit part is relevant to my problem) on Fedora 14 (x86_64bit), which runs inside a VM. When I run the installer: ...
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Fedora failing to recognize headphones

My headphones were working fine, but for some reason when I plug in the headphones into the USB port, I don't see them in the input or output tab in "Settings -> Hardware / Sound".
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What does this yum error mean?

I don't understand the phrasing of this error message. --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: kf5-kactivities-libs-devel-4.100.0-1.fc20.x86_64 (dvratil-kde-frameworks) ...
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Installing mysql - Fedora20 - Where is the installation directory

I am trying to install mysql on to a Fedora 20 box. I am using the below guide which states the following; First, MySQL was replaced by MariaDB since Fedora 19 ...
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Fedora 20 start script on startup

I am trying to start a slideshow automatically on startup in Fedora 20. I started with a simple script. eog is "eye on gnome" which is a slideshow viewer and my pictures are in the ...
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Can I use CentOS 5 updates repo on a Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server?

I'd like to update the OpenSSL 0.9.8a of my old Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server to the 0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3 version using yum to and I'd like to know if it's possible to use the CentOS 5 updates repo. Do ...
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libGL error in SSH session on Fedora 20

I'm trying to run some software over an SSH session to another computer on the local network, which is running Fedora 20. However, I'm encountering errors relating to libGL. Note: The following only ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 after installing Fedora

I had an openSUSE + Win7 dual boot set up, which worked as supposed to. Then I installed Fedora 20 on the openSUSE drive. Now I can no longer boot Windows, when I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu ...
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Fedora: Get a list of installed kernels by Date

I want to get a list of installed kernels in decreasing order on the date which they were installed. Any idea on how to do this? I am on Fedora 20
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Black screen when booting Fedora — Contactable via ssh

I am using a Pacer R15ID7T-CHC3 touch screen unit. After installing Fedora (19 x86_64) the system boots to the grub bootloader. I am given the normal options, normal or recovery. After selecting ...
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Why does my linux box randomly reboot?

I recently had a raid5 array fail (two of four drives failed) on a headless machine I have sitting in a cupboard acting as a file server. I didn't have adequate monitoring in place, so missed the ...
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Weblogic 12 and the CLI

I am working with WebLogic on Fedora 19 and am attempting to use the CLI tools to no avail. It appears these were deprecated as far back as WebLogic 9 however I was assured they are still there and ...
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Errors with Using Webcam

I have been having some issues accessing a webcam from my machine. Sometimes (not always) when I run a program that accesses the device (cheese, guvcview, and code using openCV), I get either of two ...
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How to share media files and stream from Fedora Core 19 to IPAD 2 using UPnP or DLNA?

I have a FC19 machine, I want this machine to act as a UPnP media server. On the other hand, I have a IPAD2, which I want to use as a UPnP media client/control point or media renderer. I have ...
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Triple boot with Ubuntu Fedora and Windows 7

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed in a dual boot as of now. I'd like to install Fedora alongside and maybe someday kill Ubuntu too. So, my questions are: Can I triple boot with these three OSs ...
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Change printer media size on fedora 20 for hp officejet-6700

On fedora 20 I would like to change the default printer media size from letter to A4. However, I can not switch to anything except letter, if I choose something else from the dropdown menue, it just ...