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chown for files generated by a process running as root

I have a Fedora server running an application as root (via sudo). The users operating the application can extract data with "Save as" menu from inside the application. However, the generated files has ...
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Fedora system computer wifi is enabled but can't detect any network

My fedora computer can't seems to detect any wifi available. I just installed broadcom driver and wifi is on. But no network detected. However, I can connect to ethernet lan. Thanks.
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How do I partition a single hard drive in Linux Fedora so I can dual boot?

I've set up a Linux server that I spent a lot of time on. Now that said Linux server will be used less frequently, I'd like to partition the hard drive, so that I may install Windows Server on it, for ...
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Install packages satisfying dependencies only in Fedora 20

I have a large number of packages which I want to install in Fedora 20. How can I install packages satisfying dependencies only?( I'm not connected to internet while installing)
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Portrait Orientated Monitor Taking Landscape Orientated Input - Linux Fedora

I am attempting to set up a touchscreen monitor on a computer I just installed the newest version of Fedora on. Touch Screen Monitor: Acer - T-Series 23" IPS LED HD Touch-Screen Monitor Computer: ...
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How to configure DNS Server on Fedora

I want to learn how to configure my home PC server into a web server with domain and host. My IP is 109.99.141.133 and now points to a phpinfo page host on my home server. My registed domain is: ...
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Make Gnome screen lock after 1 hour, not 15 minutes?

I am using Fedora 20 with Gnome. The screen Power Savings blanks the screen after 15 minutes and then the screen gets automatically locked. I'd like to have the screen blanked and locked after an ...
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ssh refuses to authenticate keys

So I am setting up a connection between my machine [fedora 17] and a virtual machine running in Virtual Box in which is running CentOS 5. I have installed openssh from the repositories on CentOS, and ...
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Why is my cloned kvm VM smaller than my original vm?

The order of each VMs life was: f20-openstack.img f20-openstack-clone.img f20-openstack-preinst.img f20-openstack-postinst.img -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 878M Mar 5 13:45 ...
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Trying to connect two computers to a switch, but I get “cable unplugged” in the second one

I have a modem-router, and I connected a switch to it. Then I connected a machine running Fedora 20 to the switch, and it said "cable unplugged". Restarting various services didn't help. Then I ...
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Disable GRUB boot manager from Windows 8

I decided to get rid of the Fedora installation on my hard drive by deleting the partitions and extending my windows partition. To repair the boot loader I used a Windows recovery disc and command ...
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How to install KVM and VMWare side by side on Fedora 20 x86_64?

I use Fedora 20 x86_64, and I have KVM installed. However, for a course assignment, I have to install VMWare (to be exact, VMWare Workstation 10). Yes, I have to use VMWare. However, (as expected ...
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What's the difference between these Linux distros ? (Nov 09)

So over the past couple of weeks, there have been new versions of : FreeBSD (v8) OpenSuse (v11.2) Ubuntu (v9.10) Fedora 12 and a new version of Redhat is due in January 2010.(apparently). What ...
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Linux(fedora)-what does these stats column mean for ps -aux command

STATS shows SNs and ZN for serial console,lspci,grep,wc fedora(linux-2.6.32) STAT COMMAND SNs serial_console tty ZN [lspci] ZN [grep] ZN [wc] ZN [wc]
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How to add “extract here” or “p7zip” menu item? (Gnome3, Nemo)

I'm using Fedora 20 with Gnome3 and Nemo. I installed p7zip but I don't see a p7zip or "extract here" item when right-clicking on a .zip What can I do?
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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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Connecting to FTP via Linux Command Line

I am new to all of this and I need to upload files via ftp from the command line. I have this information: a url, a username, a password, a port, and the fact that I am supposed to use passive mode. ...
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Recover from sudo strip * in /usr/bin

I stupidly did sudo strip * in /usr/bin. Now my computer can't boot (X fails to load). What should I do?
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Polish fonts aren't working in console Fedora 20

I've got a problem with polish characters like źżćó in console on my Fedora 20 (kernel 3.13.3-201). Using LXTerminal or putty (via SSH) is everything ok. When I set: setfont latarcyrheb-sun16 , it's ...
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ssh to linux through ethernet bridge to windows

I have the following setup Wifi / \ / \ Fedora Desktop Windows 7 Desktop (10.0.1.16) (10.0.1.15) \ ...
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How to install packages during live installation in Fedora?

I have Fedora 20 live USB and some packages and their repository data with me. I want to install these packages during the live installation itself. Is there any script to do this?
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How to remove all the boot data created by Ubuntu or Fedora?

I'm trying to reinstall Linux in one of my two hard drives. The problem is something went wrong previously and it seems to have been persisted into a boot sector or something. So now when I try to ...
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Security flaw through python broken installers?

Yesterday I wanted to install a program which is not shipped with the distribution (Fedora), nor available as rpm on its website. But since the program is not using autotools for generating the ...
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Linux install nightmare, now video seems to be broken even during installation

It's a long story but I can't keep these details to myself because I have no clue what's going on, it's pretty weird. I have two hard drives. One had windows, and the other one had nothing, it was ...
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Fedora 20 Live USB doesn't boot (blinking screen)

My Fedora Live USB doesn't boot : the screen is black and the blacklight is blinking. I waited a few minutes and nothing more happened. I've installed a Fedora 20 on an USB flash drive of 2 GB with ...
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Keyboard stops working after a few minutes on Linux

I have a USB keyboard (Steelseries) which works fine on Windows. But on both Ubuntu 13.10 and Fedora 20 it stops working after a few minutes. I'm also using a USB mouse and it continues to work fine ...
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Where did my hard drive space go?

After installing a 120GB SSD on my computer, I ran df -h and got this result: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/fedora-root 50G 3.8G 43G 9% / devtmpfs ...
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Install package by file provided in yum/dnf

At least on a recent Fedora system, it is possible to install a TeXLive package by specifying a .sty file, which is great, as in yum install 'tex(amsmath.sty)' It also work with dnf, the soon to be ...
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getting “command not found” when using source command on Fedora

I am using Fedora. When I issue: -bash-3.2$ source na-profile.conf I get: : command not found : command not found : command not found The na-profile.conf file looks like: KEYTAB=server02 export ...
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How to force Fedora 12 to start to text mode?

I have a problem with my newly installed ATI driver so my Fedora 12 boots to a frozen graphic mode display. I need to force it to boot to text mode interface to start adjusting my X configuration. ...
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Tomcat not being reloaded in Linux

I am using Fedora 19 and using Apache Tomcat for running servlet programs. I had some problems which I traced to the fact that once I made any changes to my program and recompiled, I had to restart ...
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Can't start MySQL on Fedora 20

I'm a newbie with Fedora and MySQL. I just installed Fedora 20 (virtual), then installed Apache and started it and then installed MySQL. When I tried to start MySQL using this command: sudo service ...
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How to make Elo touchscreen working for Linux?

Elo touchscreen model: Elo TouchSystems, Inc. Elo TouchSystems 2700 IntelliTouch(r) Problem description: My problem + others problem with this is that, when i touch-over (mouse-over) the ...
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How to boot Fedora Live CD iso from a Hard Drive?

I tried to use Grub to boot the Fedora 14 Live CD from its ISO image (SHA256 verified) on the hard drive. I put Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso in the root directory of the FAT32 partition D: ...
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How to increase the bcache sequential_cutoff on Fedora startup

The bcache has sequential_cutoff parameter that is usually reachable at /sys/block/bcache0/bcache/sequential_cutoff and one can increase the level with following command: echo 512M > ...
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I have a SysV init script on Fedora 18. How can I make it start after the network is ready?

I have a SysV init script on Fedora 18. Fedora 18 uses systemd (and apparently, there is no way to switch back to SysV). My script requires the network to be ready. <edit> That is, I must ...
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Setting up a Dynamic Web Project in Eclipse on Fedora 18

I'm trying to get a web project set up for a class that I have this quarter. I currently have Fedora 18 installed and thought it would be good to try to get some practice in with a Java web ...
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How to remove Games on Fedora 14?

While installing the fedora desktop I had unchecked the Games and Entertainment section but I can still see the same Games options available in the menu. I tried checking the same in the Add/Remove ...
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Compiling Vim 7.4 with GUI support on Fedora 20

I've installed the following dependencies before trying to compile Vim 7.4 from source on Fedora 20 (Default Gnome). I've removed the vim-enhanced package via yum before proceeding: yum install ...
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Disk copy of failing drive with Fedora 14

I have a WD disk drive of 1 Tera Byte capacity with Fedora 14 installed. On it I also have Virtual Box with a Windows XP guest installed. Now BIOS startup and Fedora is reporting that disk failure ...
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Which version of Fedora, RHEL, correspond to which version of CentOS?

Which version of Fedora, RHEL, correspond to which version of CentOS?
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Cannot mount disks after installing Fedora 15

In short, this is where I found the best answers to my problem with my disks: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DataRecovery During Fedora 15 installation, I added all my 3 drives to be mounted on ...
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Fedora to Fedora remote desktop does not work (connection closed error, even after setting everything up)

I'm trying to use remote desktop on my laptop (running Fedora) to my desktop (also running Fedora) on the same local network. I configured Remote Desktop on my desktop via System -> Preferences -> ...
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How can I triple boot from two hard drives?

Please excuse the length on the question; this is a bit tricky to explain. I have two SATA hard drives in my HP dc7100CMT, and their sizes are 500GB and 160GB. In the larger drive, I have Windows XP ...
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How to get yum to see rpms I have placed into cache?

I have been creating Fedora installations on virtual box for various purposes. It is a pain to download the same packages again and again, so I made the cache persistent in one installation. Now I ...
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Trying To Install Fedora 20 as a Oracle VM Virtual Box; Installer launches to Black Screen

I'm trying to install Fedora 20 as a Oracle VM Virtual Box; shortly after the installer launches it just goes to a black screen. My machine is running Windows 7 and the Virtual Box install is the ...
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Applications when minimized do not appear on the panel on Fedora 11

When I try and open a terminal on Fedora and minimize, the window title does not appear on the panel. Any other application like rdesktop as well doesn't appear either.
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Fedora networking not working correctly but only on one network

I have a very odd networking problem. When using Fedora, I have problem with network only when connected to one specific network (BTW it's ADSL) and no other OS has that problem (I have 2 PCs and both ...
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how to disable clipboard contents widget on fedora kde

I use fedora with a kde desktop. I want to disable the clipboard contents widget that auto run after system boot. I have not been able to find where to disable it from automatically running. Can ...
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is it possible to install boost 1.55 on fedora 20 without breaking dependencies to existing boost 1.54?

I must switch from boost and boost-devel 1.54 to 1.55 due to a bug in 1.54 on a fedora 20 x86_64 machine and I wonder what's the preferred way. There are some packages that rely on boost ...