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Display Drivers in Fedora

I am using Fedora 22 and having problems with my Nvidia GeForce GTX765M driver. I cannot adjust my laptop screen brightness and cannot output video from hdmi. I did a little research here and on ...
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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 working....
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grub2 and windows in UEFI mode woes

My /etc/grub.d/40_custom reads: menuentry 'Windows 10' { set root='(hd0,1)' chainloader +1 } Yet when I try to boot windows 10, I get an error stating that the path to EFI is wrong. The ...
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How do I remove Fedora Linux boot up selection?

After installation of Fedora Linux in VMware Fusion I now have two boot up selections. Second one was probably created after I force shut down Fedora when it froze during installation. Here is a ...
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VirtualBox Fedora hard disk installation suddenly not booting

For the past two months I have had a working 64-bit Fedora Installation through VirtualBox on my Windows 10 machine. All of a sudden today my system refuses to boot, when I try to start it I just end ...
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grubx64.efi tftpboot option negotiation failed, user aborted the transmission

I set a pxeboot with fedora 23 and now BIOS legacy (CSM mode) is worked with IPv4, but UEFI IPv4/IPv6 is failed. the symptom is IPv6 shows "boot failed" and IPv4 shows "error : couldn't send network ...
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Should I use nouveau driver or akmod-nvidia on my Fedora 23 system with GT630 graphics card?

would akmod-nvidia driver work on my set up or Am I stuck using the default nouveau? if nouveau is good. would it work on playing dota 2 or csgo? thanks. This games was working fine when I was from ...
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Log In problems on Fedora 22 after nVidia drivers install

After doing a clean Fedora 22 install on a HP Envy 15 Touchsmart laptop successfully, I could not get to the login screen after installing nVidia drivers. I installed the drivers from nVidia site ...
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How to install a pcf font so it's visible in xfontsel?

I have a pcf font file which i need to be visible in xfontsel. I tried moving it to my ~/.fonts/ directory and running fc-cache -f but when I restart X and run xfontsel, the font isn't visible in the ...
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dnsmasq not picking up requests

I recently bought a new smart TV and I'm trying to proxy all requests from it through my laptop. My setup is this: [TV] -> ethernet cable -> (enp0s25)laptop -> router -> internet My TV is connected ...
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Installing CUDA toolchain in linux without botching X

I've been trying for some time to install the CUDA toolchain (6.5) on my linux (Fedora 20 x64, GeForce GT 540M) system. The main issue is that the drivers that curently allow X to run (bumblebee-...
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Decrease /boot size on Fedora 23

I have a problem with my /boot partition. It only has 200 MB which is insufficient - it is almost full. I have already unistalled old kernels (via dnf, keeping only the latest one) but there are ...
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How to disable the “is not responding” message on Fedora

How can I disable the message : "your application" is not responding on Linux, Fedora ? When the message pop up I'm still able to play the game in the background
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Fedora 23 and Nvidia 960M: a possible coexistence?

I have just installed Fedora 23 (with KDE) in a new Dell Inspiron 15-7559 but I could not figure out how to install any driver for my Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M (4GB GDDR5). At the moment, I am neither ...
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Get rid of vim sidebar and top bar

I just installed Amix' Vimrc and can't figure out how to get rid of the top bar with the file name and the gray bar on the right side of the window any help is much appreciated.
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nvidia drivers crash a linux machine with 2 video cards

In Fedora 11 (64bit) I was using the nvidia binary drivers (akmod-nvidia) to drive both by QUadro FX 1400, with 2 monitors on it, and my GeForce 8400 GX, with 1 monitor on it. After upgrading to ...
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Fedora lost from bootloader

Initially I had Windows10 on one of my primary partitions. Then I installed Fedora on one other primary partition. Till then both Fedora and Windows were showing up in bootloader. Recently I formatted ...
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How to disable low disk space message in Fedora 23

What is suggested for Ubuntu doesn't seem to be applicable. I've not found anything that seems to be the core of the issue in /etc/xdg/autostart I've even moved out baobab.service.
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VLC shows distorted video when seeking

I have Fedora 23 installed with VLC 2.2.2-0.1.fc23. When I open any H.264 video in VLC, when seeking it does not seem to synchronize to I-Frame. The video is distorted for a few seconds. It works ...
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Fedora 16 slow with multiple nvidia cards

Emacs is slow to open, and there is a lag when moving the cursor position, opening files, and searching within frames when emacs is in maximized/full screen mode -- it's ok when it's only taking up ...
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On Fedora23 MongoDB doesn't work for show dbs

On Fedora23 I installed MongoDB using dnf. sudo dnf install -y mongod sudo systemctl restart mongod However it doesn't work for show dbs $ mongo MongoDB shell version: 3.0.9 connecting to: test &...
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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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Laptop noise, CPU or Graphic Card?

I currently have Fedora 18, ATI Radeon HD 7730M and an i7 Processor on my laptop, it going crazy making lots of noise, how can i know what is making noise, If it is the ATI card, how can i unload it ...
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program starting GUI login on Fedora (23)

do you know what starts GUI to log in Fedora 23 or what package(s) must be installed to enable GUI login? It worked at the beginning but after some clean up I've done, it doesn't work any more. I can ...
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Autologin and mount encrypted volume in KDE 5

On my machine, I have Fedora 23 (Server) and KDE 5.19. SELinux is deactivated. Furthermore, I have an encrypted home volume (using LUKS). As soon as the user logs in on the SDDM greeter, the encrypted ...
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Dualboot Windows Linux (Fedora) - Boot Problems

just installed Windows 10 on a seperate HDD on my home computer and ran into problems. Till yesterday I was able to boot my Fedora system which was the only installed OS, now I installed Windows 10 ...
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Fedora Firewall not blocking http

I have a fedora machine running that I use for my daily work, mostly working on websites. Whenever I wanted to check something from another device within the local network, I had to first enable http ...
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VNC kicks out new user on Fedora 23 (113 Error)

I used the Fedora documentation located here to set up a VNC server on a Fedora 23 and it works in single user mode. Now I am trying to set it up for multiple users. Right now the :1 display is being ...
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Can't change date and time in Fedora 19

I am using Fedora 19 and want to change the date and time in my system. To do so, I clicked on the date and time settings, but the window does not appear. Similarly, I can't change Network Settings ...
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Fedora LiveCD just reboots PC

I burned myself a Fedora 23 (x64) LiveCD and was trying to boot it on my PC. The system can boot the disc and I am shown the menu. When I select any option (other than memtest), the PC sits for a ...
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Performance hit installing multiple desktop environments in Fedora?

Will installing multiple desktop environments (Gnome, KDE, XFCE, LXDE) on a Fedora laptop slow down the system?
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Running VirtualBox on Fedora

I am trying to install VirtualBox on fedora 23 When trying to start a VM I get the error "Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)" My kernel version is 4.3.5-300.fc23.x86_64 I have tried following a ...
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Installing tar.bz2 file of VLC player

I am a new user to Linux. I need to install VLC player in Fedora. I downloaded tar.bz2 package for VLC player. How do I install this player? I searched how to install tar.bz2 and i tried this: I ...
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Mouse shoulder buttons not working with Synergy

I'm using synergy to share my mouse and keyboard from my fedora 23 linux server to a Windows 7 machine, and the mouse shoulder buttons don't work (side buttons, thumb buttons, whatever you want to ...
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Layout switching in Fedora 23 Cinnamon OnKeyUp

On my system I use Shift+Ctrl to switch layout. But it "catches" my shortcut OnKeyDown event, and if I want use Shift+Ctrl+T in Terminal (to open a new tab) – it switches layout and sends to terminal ...
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Linux + Win simultaneous Use case on Laptop

I've been long accustomed to running Windows on my Laptop while been logged in to a Fedora Server in our office via Putty / XWin / SAMBA to seamless run Linux commands on data. For my next assignment ...
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How do I make PulseAudio ignore hardware inputs?

I have a Roccat Kave ROC-14-500 headset (http://secure1.ncix.com/products/?sku=63947) I am using on Fedora 23. Recently, the desktop remote master volume seems to have started sending bogus inputs. ...
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Have Yum update vmlinuz, initramfs symlinks in /boot automatically (Fedora)

Whenever Yum updates the kernel, there's a new set of (vmlinuz* initramfs*) files in /boot and the Grub config is updated to directly point to those new files. Where is the setting that will force ...
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Fedora CHECKSUM giving error in Windows

I've never used Fedora before this. I just downloaded the image from official website (Live Workstation 64bit). I downloaded the CHECKSUM as well. Now when I try to verify the CHECKSUM using the given ...
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Restoring a Lenovo x220 that won't boot

My Lenovo x220 notebook no longer boots from the hard drive. If I use a gparted live OS, it says that the entire hard drive is unallocated space. If I start an installation from a Fedora 15 live OS, ...
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Dell Drivers for Inspiron N4050

I have to say this: this is the first time I ever find difficulty in installing device drivers. I fresh-installed Windows 7 Pro 64-bit with absolutely no drivers or programs installed. I tried ...
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Fedora Linux Network won't stay connected to network

I'm testing a fresh installed fedora 23 workstation on a Lenovo B5080 in my office. The network works fine at first (ping request works) but after sometimes the ping request starts to error ...
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How to dual-boot Fedora and Windows 7 Pro on X220?

I have a kind of simple question, but I past the last 3 days trying to find a full guide for this, and every one that I tried was saying something different. My question is: How do I install Fedora (...
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EFI dual boot windows 7 under fedora 23

I recently installed Fedora 23 on my Windows PC, which is running Win 7 Prof 64 bit. Before that I had a dual boot system with my above Win Sys and OpenSuse which was running after couple of minutes ...
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Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit

I'm trying to install wireshark on Fedora(latest version with gnome3) and I keep getting the error. Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit... I keep killing the ...
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How to disable and re-enable wireless network card in Fedora?

I have a laptop that I use mainly as as a back up, but it has a problem with the network card needing to be disabled and re-enabled from time to time. This is easy enough in Windows, but how would I ...
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None of USB ports are working on Windows and Linux

None of the USB ports work anymore on my Acer Aspire E1-571G laptop which is running both Windows 7 and Fedora 21. It can’t detect anything. For example flash memories, USB mouse, my Android phone ...
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Conflicts between new 32 bit and old 64 bit packages when installing rpmfusion's steam on fedora

I have a fresh install of the KDE spin of fedora 22. Quite simple install instructions are given here to install steam: Download rpmfusion repos sudo dnf install <downloaded rpms> sudo dnf ...
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Local web page not loading correctly

I'm learning to code websites. I decided to start using fedora. All is well until i find that my CSS file isnt loading correctly. The same configuratiin worked in chrome for windows but not FF for ...
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Installing Fedora 17 on vmware workstation 9

I am trying to install Fedora 17 on a remote machine through VMWare Workstation 9.0.0. I can start the machine in recovery mode just fine, but when the desktop loads I get a message saying: Oh no! ...