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Fedora 20 stopped booting after migrating to RAID array

I have decided to migrate my working Fedora 20 installation onto RAID-1 software array. After this operation, I have a problem with booting my system. Background My machine is MacBook Pro (Early ...
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What is the point of system-autodeath?

In a previous question I found a "system autodeath cron job" which would shut down my default network route daily. As I have never heard of such a thing before, I would like to know what it exactly ...
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Installing LibreOffice 4.0.1 on Fedora 17

I downloaded 'LibreOffice_4.0.1.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz' from official site of libreoffice and follow the readme to install. The installation completed successfully, but when I entered ...
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PCMan File Manager automount permissions

Having some trouble with PCMan and USB automounted file systems. My USB is NTFS so it won't let me change permissions on the files. Is there anyway i can configure the way PCMan automounts the ...
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Downgrade fedora 20 kernel

I want to downgrade fedora's 20 kernel (3.11) to version 2.6 because I have a package that only supports that kernel. I have looked everywhere for 2.6 kernel for fedora 20, but with no luck. If I try ...
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Internal server error on user_directory

Today I am trying to install httpd and mysql on my fedora 14 PC. That works fine. After this I try to create a public_html folder on the user directory and allow php to access that folder. For that I ...
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Error getting server's IP address using Python on CentOS

I'm using Python's socket module to get the server's IP address server_ip = socket.gethostbyname(socket.getfqdn()) I get this error: socket.gaierror: [Errno -2] Name or service not known Weird ...
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Upgrading to Gnome 3.12 in Fedora 20

Hello my friends. Recently Gnome 3.12 was released as an update for gnome users. so I decided to upgrade to the newest version as explained here. After step 1, I tried to update Fedora using Yumex, ...
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dual monitor: how to drag browser to external monitor?

I connected an external monitor to a HDMI socket on my laptop running fedora. When I move my mouse to the rightmost the mouse will be visible on the external monitor. I can drag terminal to the ...
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Fedora 20, tried akmod, kmod, nvidia proprietry installer still can not install on msi ge60/gtx660m

I have fedora20, tried to install bumblebee,primus,nvidia 304xx drivers to my fedora installation. I tried akmod it froze at the prefdm process as i know it correct. Fedora logo comes up and it goes ...
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gnome3 add new file types for nautilus (instead of text file)

on my Fedora 20 system many file types are grouped under the type "text", for example *.ini, *.txt and so on. So if I sort the contents of a folder by type, it groups them all together, which is not ...
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Is there something that is the opposite of auto-hide?

I am looking for something that does the opposite of auto-hide. auto-hide is used to hide the taskbar/panel, it will remain hidden until you move the mouse pointer over the hidden taskbar location ...
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Linux kernel doesn't load removable device with system on it

I'm having issue with booting into my Fedora 19. First of all I have to mention that I "extracted" that system from virtual disk (simply DD the content of root and boot partition on physical disk), so ...
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How to install jdk with yum on Fedora 17?

I want to install jdk by yum on Federa 17 and using : su -c 'yum install java-1.6.0-openjdk' But it show "no available package". How can I do to install it ?
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WiFi-module problems on Lenovo T440s with Fedora 19/20 (3.13+)

I've already searched the web but found no proper solution for my problem. the drivers are afais the newest (directly from intel-pages). I'm running Fedora 20 on a recently bought Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Installing a danish dvorak keyboard in fedora

I am using us-dvorak on my Fedora installation, but I would like to use a dvorak which also contains danish letters. I do have the file /usr/lib/kbd/keymaps/xkb/dk-dvorak.map.gz but I don't know how ...
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Default path for installed binary?

By doing yum install vlc I have installed the vlc player on my system. Now I want to know where the binary of vlc was installed. So what is the default path for installation in Fedora Linux?
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AMD Radeon HD 7670M driver installation in fedora 19

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7670M in my laptop and am trying to install the driver for it. When I do a normal installation i get the following error, Your graphics card is not supported by this ...
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Installing Fedora 20 repos

I have recently installed Fedora 20 on my laptop. For the first thing, I tried to add Rpmfusion , Russianfedora to it; but it was failed. In the terminal I entered this: su -c 'yum localinstall ...
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how to import OPENVPN crttificate in Debian and Fedora latest?

how to import OPENVPN **crttificate in Debian and Fedora latest ??** I tried installing openvpn in Debian setting and reboot even in root with admin access but still cant see option to import ...
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How can I translate these openvpn client configuration instructions to work with Fedora 20?

Here's the link to the full instructions. When I get to step 9, under the heading "9. Setup Client Config Files", it says: Now we will configure the openVPN to work as client. Remember that we ...
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Automatically boot into Fedora instead of Windows 8

I have installed Fedora on a machine that has Windows 8 on it. Everything is fine except for the fact that it boots straight into Windows and I need to hit esc and pick Fedora if I want it to load up. ...
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Linux Fedora 20: how to deal with a partial internet connection.?

I have previously asked for help with this on the "Unix and Linux" site as the question "Linux Fedora 20: how do I deal with “ import read failed(2)”?" (I got there after a lot of floundering about). ...
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Oracle 11g Installed but cannot access SqlPlus from terminal

I have installed Oracle 11g XE edition. It is working fine from browser. But I want to unlock hr user so I want to login from terminal. However I can't access SqlPlus command prompt from terminal. I ...
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Using package managers create and rollback system state

I have a server which is meant to test multiple deployment scenarios all driven by packages installed over RPMs. Is there a way to abstract the RPMs in a system so that i can switch rpm context? ...
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How to make user-friendly “time machine” with my LVM thin-provisioned partitions?

I have setup all of my partitions on LVM thin-provisioned device. In some article I've read that this allows me to make incremental snapshots in a simple manner - move back and forward between them. ...
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Anyone able to connect to mschapv2 from fedora?

I'm trying to connect to mschapv2 "secured" vpn from my fedora box using VPN defined by standard "Network connections" tool. It connects fine but always fail after few kB of transferred data due crash ...
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How can one connect to a VPNGate VPN using a fedora system?

VPNGate is an academic project aiming to provide free VPN access to the public. The link is here: http://vpngate.net Unfortunately, they only provide a client for windows. Let's get some linux ...
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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 ...