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Problems with NTFS USB drive after waking Windows from suspend

I accidentally removed a USB hard drive from a Windows computer in sleep mode (thought it was off) and wrote files to it on another computer, running Fedora. Now, the Windows machine is having ...
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Fedora 21 - Gem: change EXECUTABLE DIRECTORY

I am using some locally installed gems in my environment and I would like to change the EXECUTABLE DIRECTORY path to ~/.gem/bin How could I achieve this? $gem env - RUBYGEMS VERSION: 2.2.2 - ...
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Completely stop gnome keyring popups

After some updates to fedora in the last few years, I've been getting the following popups (one when I login and one when ever I start google-chrome)... "Choose password for new keyring" "An ...
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Increase screen resolution in VirtualBox guest without VirtualBox guest additions?

Without VirtualBox guest additions installed, the only screen resolution is 640x480: $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 640 x 480, ...
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Firefox links opening window and not web page

I upgraded to Fedora 21. Ever since, whatever programs I use that rely on the default browser opening will open Firefox on the start page, and not the link. I managed to fix this in Pidgin by ...
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How to use kexec in Fedora to automatically use the newest installed kernel?

How to use kexec in Fedora Linux to fast-reboot automatically to the newest installed kernel? kexec --load command line usage is rather verbose — you have to provide: kernel image, like ...
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Fedora supports the intel power clamp driver?

I come from a Linux Mint OS distribution which had support for PowerClamp driver (it’s listed under /sys/class/thermal as a “cooling device”) but in Fedora 21 I can’t find the cooling device under ...
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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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Change font in terminal on remote connection in Konsole

Is it possible to set Konsole terminal to change font color on remote connection? For example, depending on computer's name?
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Cross-platform Download Manager for Windows and Fedora [closed]

I'm looking for a software that can be used for downloading files in different Internet Protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, FTP). The software must be able to continue downloads even if the computer has been ...
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ssh connection between two local computer

I'm trying to establish an ssh connection between my personal computers, connected with LAN and Wi-fi to different networks. Let's call them computer A, with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, connected with LAN, ...
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CD drive keeps popping out on Dell D630 when using Fedora but fine with Windows XP

I have a Dell D630 laptop that I did a clean install of Fedora on last weekend. Every time I open the CD drive and close it, it pops open again after a couple seconds. This happens whether or not it ...
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spicy-client assertion failure after computer crash

I usually use spice-client to connect to remote VMs without any problem. Today during usual work my pc freezed (I am strong confident that this is not due to spice) and forced me to brute shutdown. ...
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Faster scroll speed for vncviewer when in full screen

I've started x11vnc on a machine with two screen and am using vncviewer from a single screen machine to connect to it. That is, the local window is smaller than the remote screen. In fullscreen mode ...
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Evince auto snap not working for downloaded pdfs

Using Super-Left and Super-Right should snap Evince to the right or left half of my screen However, this only works for PDFs I make, for example LaTeX documents. Anything downloaded won't snap with ...
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Reset Microsoft Wireless Desktop Receiver 3.1 for Wirless Keyboard and Mouse

I have two Microsoft Wireless Desktop Receivers. One of these receivers is attacked to my laptop so that I can use a wireless keyboard as well as a wireless mouse. The other receiver is only for a ...
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How to move systray icons to the top panel on Fedora 21?

I used gnome-shell-classic-systray package on Ubuntu 14.10, and it worked great - but now that I've moved to Fedora 21, I can't find a way to move systray icons/applets (such as Skype, Dropbox, etc.) ...
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How to get back to type-ahead search in Nautilus?

Is there a way to use type-ahead search rather than "filtering" in newer Nautilus versions (I use 3.14 on Fedora 21)? E.g., when I type in "worl" in a directory with files named Hello and World, ...
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Multi-Gateway Routing - Fedora Kernel 3.17 & 3.18

I know the discussions on multi-gateway source (policy-based) routing have been hashed many times, but am yet find an answer to my current problem. The server (running Fedora 21, Kernel 3.17 or 3.18) ...
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Fedora 21 window decorations for firefox and other applications

Just installed Fedora 21 How can I make Firefox gel with the systems window decoration theme? This is how it looks now: Firefox doesn't care about my theme. How can I make the top bar fit in with ...
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Bad values for axis 2 result of Steelseries 3GC (DragonRise) USB joystick

I recently picked up a SteelSeries 3GC USB controller, which looks like a 6-axis, 12-button DragonRise force feedback joystick to (x86-64) Fedora Linux 20. When I test it using jstest I get strange ...
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Give mouse/keyboard/terminal/ctrl-c priority and stop programs from freezing my linux system

Yes this is a broad question but I would argue quite a valid one. Sometimes programs and scripts take too long or use too much memory and really start to slow my system down. Fine. Sometimes the ...
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WiFi Hard blocked: yes [closed]

WiFi PCI (and USB) adapters are not available on my system - Asus Laptop F55 / Linux Mint 17.1 (Ralink rt2800pci) Debian, Ubuntu or Fedora 21 have the same problem with my configuration. Any clue on ...
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Zsh - dnf autocompletion

Since Fedora will use dnf as default package manager in its next release, is there available autocompletion for zsh/oh-my-zsh/zpretzo? If not, is there somebody willing to do it? :D
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Fedora 20 not finding USB stick when booting

Fedora 20 system has a USB stick used to back up important files nightly. When I reboot the system it does not find the USB stick. If I then pull the stick out and plug it back in, the system finds ...
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Console/error message on all TTY Fedora 20/21

I am running Fedora 20 and 21. I want to route the messages to one vtty. Specifically, vtty2 where I normally have root logged on when I'm at the keyboard. All other vtty's I'd like to must the ...
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Change grub2 behavior

I installed fedora on my computer. GRUB is different. The last grub I had showed no menu and allowed me to press SHIFT key to bring up a menu. GRUB2 shows a complete menu and takes 5 seconds to boot ...
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“Protected multilib versions:” during installation of wine on Fedora 21

I got an error when I try to install wine for fedora 21 with sudo yum install wine The error i'm reciving is Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is ...
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LVM's & LVM Data recovery: 0 logical volumes in volume group

I am trying to recover data from my ssd on /dev/sda. However the way fedora installs itself is with lvm's and i dont know much about that so mounting something like that is different from the ...
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Linux re-install Windows boot partition

I am trying to dual boot Fedora 21 and Windows 8. I have been having large problems, since after the Fedora install I have two EFI partitions, but both contain the /EFI/fedora folder instead of ...
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Monodoc 3 on Fedora 21 masked by Monodoc 2?

I'm trying to install Monodoc to get extended documentation with Monodevelop working, however if I try install Monodoc with Yum I get this: [...] ---> Package mono-tools-monodoc.x86_64 ...
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gedit 3.14 find/replace within selection

I used to use advanced-find to find/replace within a selection of text. This breaks after updating to FC21 with gedit 3.14 and it doesn't look like it's maintained anymore. It seems pretty damn ...
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Booting a live image of fedora

I want to install fedora in my B drive. I have two hard drive (partitioning can be seen in attachment) and one of them is partitioned into two. I have copied an iso document in B drive . When i ...
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Fedora 21 - Unable to log in to user account

I am interested in turning my old Windows XP computer with a 32 bit processor into a Fedora computer. I have installed the 32 bit version of Fedora 21 on the computer with no problems at all, wiping ...
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Trying to get Bridged Networking mode in VMWare Player - Fedora Host

I'm fairly new to Linux, having played with it for a while back in 2002-2003. I recently set up Fedora 21 on a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga, and so far so good. I'm having issues with VMware Player. I have a ...
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ssh into fedora inside virtual box over internet

I am running fedora server in a virtual box inside a windows 7 host. I can ssh into fedora from this windows 7 host. How ever, I stay out of my place most of the times with a laptop at my disposal, ...
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How do I properly start a vnc server on fedora?

I don't remember this being difficult last time I used vnc. This is what I've tried (I'm running fedora 21)... First off, install a vnc server. sudo yum install tigervnc-server ... y Now to ...
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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 ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 alongside Fedora 21 [closed]

Im trying to install Ubuntu 14. I have installed Fedora 21. When the installer asks to replace fedora or do something else, I choose do something else, then I get to the following sreen: ...
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Cannot start PostgreSQL: postgresql-upgrade is missing

Yesterday I upgraded my Fedora from 19 to 20. And now I cannot start PostgreSQL because of old database format. The steps are: 1. # systemctl start postgresql Job for postgresql.service failed. See ...
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Terminator needs several key presses to recognize/register shortcut

I am using terminator keybinding (F1 key) to show/hide the terminal window on Fedora 21/xfce4. Problem is, that it requires several key presses (exactly 3) to work. It used to work fine (one key ...
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how does GDM set ulimits (Fedora)?

On Fedora FC20. /etc/security/limits.conf has: * soft nofile 60000 * hard nofile 60000 * soft nproc 30000 * hard nproc 30000 After logging in through GDM, and opening a shell, the limits are 60000 ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN on Fedora 21

I need to connect a Linux Fedora 21 desktop to a L2TP over IPSec VPN. I was given a set of instructions for how to do so on a MAC as that is what they use but I have been unable to do so on Fedora. ...
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Installing javac for fedora 20 and java version 1.6

By default, I had Java 7 installed on my system(X64, Fedora 20). I needed Java 6 for a software, hence had to remove 7. sudo yum remove *java* And then, I installed Java 6. This installs Java 6 ...
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Failure to connect to VNC server after upgrade to Fedora-20

On one of my servers (Chameleon - host for a number of VMs running different OS versions) I have two VNC server instances (Tiger VNC) on the host system - one for a root desktop and one for a plain ...
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Compiling MySQL Workbench on Fedora 21 antlr-4.3 jar not found

I'm trying to compile MySQL Workbench This is the result of cmake: -- The C compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- Check for working C compiler: ...
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Making text color lighter in a fedora terminal using a dark background

In a fedora distribution, When you use a dark background, colored text are too dark to offer a good contrast. How do you fix that?
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Fedora 21 update failed

I have fedora workstation 21 installed and I got a notification in the Software application about an "Important OS Update". When I click "restart and install", the machine restarts and boots into the ...
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fedora 21 lets a user overwrite a file he does not have access to

I reproduced this problem on two fedora 21 machines. I would like that sqlite3 does not write the ~/.sqlite_history file. I couldn't find an option but said, no matter, I'll make it that it can't ...
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Use Proxy in terminal [closed]

The Indian DoT have decided to block github.com, pastbin.com and similar services in india. I use zenmate in firefox and chrome to access these site but I can not use commands like git clone npm ...