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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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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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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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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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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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“Unsupported database scheme” from apt-get during reinstall

I am receiving the following error from apt-get. What could cause this and how can I correct it? sudo apt-get install --reinstall aptitude Reading Package Lists... Error! E: opening /var/lib/apt/...
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Recommended way to provide another version of GCC?

I'm on Fedora 23 which installs GCC 5.3.1 by default. For a cross compilation project with libraries which have been compiled with GCC 4.9 I'd like to install GCC 4.9 in parallel. This (very old) ...
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Connecting a port in linux from other machine

I'm going fast to asking this question so i'm apologize. I'm on Linux Fedora 23. I'm running an application Telegram-CLI with listening a port using this argument. -P 1337 That is fine and works ...
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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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How to start a systemd service after user login and stop it before user logout

I have a Fedora 23 Machine. I have a directory/file synchronizing bash script that synchronizes my local /home directory to a remote directory (in a NAS machine). I run it manually but I would like ...
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WiFi stops working after reboot Fedora

I have just installed Fedora 23 on my Lenovo Z570 (it has an Intel Centrino N-1000 Wireless card). The installation finished, I rebooted and everything worked fine. But after I shut down my computer ...
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what is the correct way to clone everything to another USB disk? [closed]

I have a 1T USB disk with Fedora 20 installed. The total space used is about 40 GB. There are three partitions by default: swap, root and user1. I want to move/clone/copy the entire installation to ...
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why USB drive cannot boot from Fedora machine but can from Windows machine?

I have WD Mypassport 500GB USB removable disk. I installed Fedora 20 on it. it works fine when I boot it with my Windows machine but I cannot boot it with my Fedora machine. If I attached it to my ...
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how to clone from one USB disk to another with Linux command line commands?

I have a Bigger 1T USB disk with Fedora 20 and some user data in total about 40GB on one partition which is about 900GB.I want to move this Fedora installation to a smaller 500GB USB disk. Yesterday ...
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prerequirement for lvreduce to shrink a lvm disk

I am trying to shrink my Fedora 20 lvm partition/disk (only one partition) with lvreduce. I have done that for my VirtualBox but this time it is for a external USB disk. I have backup my disk already. ...
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500 error on fresh Apache setup on Fedora 23. One file loads, and the other doesn't

Alright, I'm finding this slightly bizarre. So, most of my experience with Apache has been on an Ubuntu server install. But after my server's harddrive experienced a catastrophic failure (which I ...
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Fedora 22 dnf use cache only

Running on Fedora 22, any time I want to install a package, e.g.: $ sudo dnf install lshw RPM Fusion for Fedora 22 - Free - Updates 855 kB/s | 224 kB 00:00 RPM ...
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Switch from DNF to Yum (Fedora 22)

I just installed Fedora 22 and - much to my surprise/anger - I found that yum has been replaced by DNF. I don't want DNF, no matter how superior it is compared to yum - how can I completely switch ...
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Mount encrypted partition after login (LUKS/pam_mount)

During the installations of Fedora 23 I have chosen the option to encrypt the /home partition. As expected, I am asked now to enter the passphrase before the login appears. Now, I have to achieve that ...
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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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Downloads folder keeps coming back after I delete it

My downloads folder keeps coming back after I delete it. I want to have my home directory setup so that it looks like the following: desktop documents loads Per this answer I have changed my ~/....
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None of my servers are working on Fedora Server 23

I currently am trying to use a Dell PowerEdge server with Fedora 23 Server as a minecraft server and a web server. For a while, my friend was using it to host his minecraft server on port 25565, and ...
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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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VirtualBox : Getting Error: Cannot retrieve repository medta data repomd.xml for repository fedora 14-i386 installation

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check this option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I got error. ...
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Linux chcon: can't apply partial (Fedora 22)

I try to change permission over MYAPP dir because it has 777 permissions because SEliux has blocked it So I type this command su -c "chcon -R -h -t httpd_sys_script_rw_t /usr/share/nginx/html/...
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Fedora login loop

I just rebooted my system after a week and now whenever i boot it up i am directed to the same login screen however i can no longer log in. I didn't have any password on my account so used to hit ...
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Fedora 23 Kernel Panic for All Kernel Versions in GRUB

Every time I try to start my Fedora 23 workstation a kernel panic occurs. This happens even with the rescue option at boot. The first line that appears to give an error is Kernel panic - notsyncing: ...
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dhclient times out (wired only)

(This is also posted on fedoraforum.org, but it may be interesting to people who use other distros.) Hey all, I've been struggling with trying to connect my Dell Inspiron 17 7731 running Fedora 23 ...
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VMware Workstation shared folder takes Fedora disk space

I have a Fedora guest hosted on Windows 8.1 using VMware Workstation 10.0.5. I need to share a large (~30 GB) network drive with the guest vm so that I can do calculations with the data available ...
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Matlab Graphical Display Issues

I'm working on Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm accessing Matlab throught ssh (-X) on distant machine which run on fedora 20. Few days ago I had to change my computer for a new one with a CPU/iGPU i5-6200U(...
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External Hard Disk — System freezes when initiate a transfer from PC to HDD

I am facing a unique issue with my PC. I have a new Seagate 1TB external Hard disk. The hard disk is detected without any issues and I am able to browse the folder on the hard disk. When I initiate ...
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How to install OpenHexagon 2?

I enjoyed playing 1.92 but it crashes all the time, even if I deactivate "Online". I read that error has been fixed in 2.0 and I tried to install it from source. I got the message, "Successfully ...
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Only 907 MB detected from 2 GB of RAM by fedora

I am new in Fedora (23 workstation). When I check system monitor apps GUI, they tell me if just 907 MB used by fedora. My RAM is 2GB My System information: dmesg → http://pastebin.com/...
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Fedora showing input/output error after 10-20mins of use

I am a new linux user. I recently bought a new sata hard disk of 160gb. I tried installing fedora on it but it failed. Tried installing debian on it but it also failed since the installation process ...
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Windows doesn't boot after installing Fedora

After recently having installed Fedora on the same HDD as Windows, Boot manager no longer shows up in Grub2. When trying to repair what I've done by running grub2-mkconfig, it doesn't find Windows. ...
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Trying to create /boot for Fedora 23 and getting error “local variable 'e' referenced before assignment”

I am running on pre-installed Windows 8 and am trying to install fedora 23 on 133Gb de-allocated space on my hard drive via LiveUSB. In installation, when I try to manually add /boot under LVM, it ...
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SDL without X (dosbox on console of old notebook)

I am trying to run dosbox on low memory (512MB - 32MB video RAM) notebook without x windows for fun. It's not working out of the box and I am getting "can't init SDL no available video device" error. ...
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Mount subfolder on cifs share fedora 23

I have a home folder on windows box at work. //SERVER/SHARE/hq/USERNAME username is what i want to mount. SHARE is the share. HQ is folder I don't have access to or SHARE directly it seems. I can ...
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Why does dnf uninstall python-pip want to uninstall Fedora?

Having trouble installing packages with pip (wow. so unexpect. much surprise) and upon trying to toss it entirely and start over (no, dnf reinstall was not sufficient) I found that dnf seemed to think ...
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Fedora 23 lost WiFi

I upgraded from Fedora 22 (kernel 4.0) to Fedora 23 (kernel 4.2) and now my rtl8192ce WiFi PCI card is not working. lspc does show the card, but ifconfig only shows the devices: enp2s0, lo and ...
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SSH DSA keys no longer work for password-less authentication

After upgrading to Fedora 23, passwordless (public-key-based) authentication no longer works in SSH: when trying to SSH to some host, it prompts for my password at the remote host. I can't get it to ...
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Setting up IDLE with Python 3 in Fedora

I am trying to setup IDLE to use Python 3 by default in my Fedora 23 computer. Every time I am pulling it up it keeps on using the Python 2 interpreter. Is there a file that I need to configure so ...
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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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Does systemd honour KILL order from chkconfig

Title of the question is just what I needed to ask. I don't see it actually following that. Is there a way, in which I can make systemd follow the KILL order. From what I see, it just reverses the ...
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Linux - Squid on local machine to control outgoing traffic

I'm trying to setup squid on my computer to control the outgoing traffic from the same computer only. If my understanding is correct, squid runs as user "squid" on on most Linux distributions (mine is ...
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sd card not detected at all in linux

My SD card reader is not detecting any SD card. There is no output from dmesg when an SD card is inserted. df does not detect anything and also nothing in fdisk -l. Does linux support SD cards? I ...