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How to safely use grub rescue> in Fedora 16? System does not boot anymore

When i boot my PC, i get this in my Fedora 16 distro. I have tried as following but none allowing me to boot anymore. Any help please? I am blocked completely. Grub loading. Welcome to GRUB! error: ...
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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 package manager GUI vanished

I upgraded Fedora from 19 to 20. Now I cannot find the package manager GUI. I reinstalled PackageKit and gnome-packagekit -- no effect. How do I fix this?
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package-cleanup --cleandupes fails to remove duplicates

I have an issue with duplicate packages installed on my Fedora machine: # package-cleanup --dupes Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit audit-2.3.3-1.fc20.x86_64 audit-2.3.2-1.fc20.x86_64 ...
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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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How to enable/disable authentication without password when executing commands as superuser?

On a Fedora 19 system which I set up for somebody a while ago I noticed that no authentication is required when commands are executed as the superuser. So, for example, when running Yum Extender, ...
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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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Install Weblogic on Fedora 19. tmp too small?

I've been trying to work this out for a bit now and I'm getting nowhere fast. Anyone else have any success with this setup? The issue is that there doesn't appear to be enough space in tmp. Message: ...
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Unable to install vlc and mplayer after update on fedora 18

I just updated fedora 18 using # yum update Then if I try # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm I get, Retrieving ...
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How do I keep my bash history across sessions?

I am working on a x86 target running fedora 9. Whenever I reboot it, my history returns to some state, and I do not have commands I did in the sessions before the reboot. What I have to change to ...
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Fedora 16 can connect to samba share using smbclient but not in nautilus 3.2.1

I have a machine running Ubuntu 11.10 Server acting as a Samba server to share my home directory. Everything works fine on my Windows 7 machine, but on my Fedora 16 laptop, if I use Nautilus to try to ...
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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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Libreoffice suddenly missing on Fedora

On my Fedora 20, Libreoffice is suddenly missing. I did not make any changes to the system but it is still missing. It was running fine till yesterday. Its missing from my right click open with menu ...
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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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Fedora 20 - bootmgfw.efi' not found - GRUB2

I have a problem with the bootloader after the installation of Fedora 20. Today I've installed Fedora 20 overwritng Ubuntu 14.04 without experiencing trouble. When I rebooted the pc, I noticed that ...
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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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Passing VARS to another console on Fedora

I'm trying to source the config.sh file from a path that's defined in a variable. How do I get my variable to expand in the current console. Here are my commands: [root@mysystem]#export ...
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unable to connect to kvm bridged virtual machine from fedora host

I've got a debian running as a kvm virtual machine by aid of virt-manager with macvtap on p6p1 (my host's interface). The vm it's self can connect to the internet (pinged things like google.com and ...
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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 ...
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How to install a Google web font onto my Linux computer?

I need to install a Google font for use in Libre Office. I search through the web and found a solution meant for Ubuntu. I am using Fedora, which works differently. And also, I only need one font, not ...
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grub2 boot error: “out of memory”

I just installed a sas/sata3 controller (IBM M1015) and now I am unable to boot the system (grub2 bootloader). The last boot messages I see are: Verifying DMI Pool Data ................. . out of ...
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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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Installing from rpm gives weird dependency error

I'm trying to install mysql from rpm file and this is what is get. libaio.so.1 is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 libaio.so.1(LIBAIO_0.1) is needed by MySQL-server-5.6.14-1.el6.i686 ...
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How to create bootable USB drive from DVD

I have a DVD with fedora 20 in it. My DVD drive doesn't work so I need to boot from an USB. I have copied the contents of the DVD into a USB drive and now how can I make this drive bootable?
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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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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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How do I make Firefox remember its window size?

I usually use Firefox fully maximized, but occasionally I want to use it at a size which covers approximately half the screen. Unfortunately, when I Unmaximize the window, it shrinks to the size that ...
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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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Use laptop as a remote display for linux

since I don't have enough space for a Monitor, I want to use my laptop as a screen for my Desktop PC which is running linux fedora. My laptop is running on windows 7 and I don't want to change that or ...
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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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Automatically opening multiple terminal windows with different commands

For a certain task, everytime I have to open 10 bash terminals and write different commands on them. Any way to automate this ? I am running Fedora linux.
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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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Automated bug reporting tool looking for non-existent type file?

After performing a recent software upgrade on my Fedora 18 computer, I am getting a series of errors that read like this: err daemon abrtd - Can't open file ...
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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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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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What command to issue to find if my RAM is either DDR2 or DDR3

Fedora 14 HP Netbook 210 Mini My netbook had 1 GB of DDR3 memory. However, that wasn't enough. So I decided to replace the 1 GB with a 2GB or DDR3. However, what command can I issue to be sure ...
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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 19 and PPTP

I'm having problems setting up VPN PPTP on Fedora 19. When I try to add new VPN I have only possibility to add openconnect or L2TP protocols. After some googling I found out that you have to install ...
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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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Fedora: Create windows 8.1 bootable USB

I tried everything and nothing works I have 2 brand new USB keys 3 more packaged. I have 3 valid Windows 8.1 ISO files and yet no approach works. I tried Unetbootin takes forever to copy 4.3GB to ...
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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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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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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 ...