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Error: Can not retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/19/x86_64

What I did: I installed Fedora 19 x86_64 with KDE straight from a DVD I burned myself. This DVD was used at least twice now to perform reformats, and the install itself went without a hitch. This is ...
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Activity logging for non-KDE apps in KDE

Following on from my previous question, I understand that Zeitgeist is by now somehow integrated into KDE. How, exactly, from a user's perspective? Let's focus on one thing for this question. I ...
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IPMI beginner's tutorial / GPU fan speed adjustment

I have a workstation equipped with two Kepler K20M GPUs that doesn't have active fans installed on them. There is one external fan attached to the rear of the chassis extracting the exhaust. However ...
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Swap performance testing

I understand the general concept of swap memory, but I need to somehow build a program that forces the use of swap memory for performance testing and I don't know where to even begin. Basically, I am ...
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Switching ethernet interfaces in Fedora

I am working on a computer which has two gigabit ethernet interfaces. This is the current configuration: PORT 1 (INTERNET) PORT 2 (SPP) Port 1 connects my computer to the internet whereas ...
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Fedora 19 can no longer see eth0

I've been using this Fedora 19 system that I installed myself. It's running on some really old hardware - nothing but a motherboard, CPU, RAM, and HDDs. No network cards, no graphics cards, sound ...
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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 do i associate .exe files with wine on Linux, Fedora - gnome?

I other Linux distributions on the Open With list, you can input a command, why isn't that posible on Fedora? Thanks in advance!!!
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Choosing which core to use when running a program

I work on a Fedora server running on an Intel Xeon with 15 cores. Some users are running simulations that take up four of the cores, but others seem to be unused. Is there a way I can have a program ...
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fedora /usr/share/dict/words file

is there a way I can install /usr/share/dict/words file for Fedora 11 , (it should be a list of dictionary English words?)?
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Fedora 19 heats up my laptop

I am having a DELL inspiron N5010 with 1GB ATI Radeon 550v Graphics card, 6 GB RAM and i5 2.4 GHz processor, I am running dual operating systems on this laptop while running windows 7 my laptop hardly ...
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Install advanced tftp server in fedora 17

I was not able to find it yum repository. I need this "advanced TFTP" server in fedora. Any info on where to find it will be useful.
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Fedora set capture device to demorse

I'm using a program called demorse (official page is down a the time of this writing). On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it works fine when I run it like this: $ demorse -phw:0 That means: Use hw:0 as DSP ...
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mounts aren't case-sensitive

I mounted a few drives from Linux boxes in my network, but those mounts aren't case-sensitive. The mount command I used ( from the man mount.cifs, case-sensitive should be the default ): mount ...
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Install two linux distribution Dual boot

I have planned to install two linux(Fedora) distributions. For First Fedora installation, I have partition in this manner: LVM volume group VolGroup lv_root / ext4 lv_swap ...
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Using multiple Bluetooth profiles on Linux

I'm attempting to connect my Bluetooth headset to my (Fedora) computer. As far as I can tell, I can use A2DP and get stereo audio, or I can use HFP and use the microphone but have only mono audio. Is ...
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Linux detects Vaio touchpad as a ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

I tried this on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Fedora. My problem is that in these distros, my Vaio VPCSA touchpad is detected as a normal mouse. It works as a simple mouse but multitouch gestures, double ...
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How to fix USB mouse freeze in Ubuntu 10.04 or Fedora 13?

I'm just starting out using linux and so I installed Ubuntu to a hard disk. I noticed that after 30 minutes or so, the mouse pointer would simply stop moving while the keyboard was o.k. Exact same ...
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Rotating screen on Fedora

I run Fedora 19 under KDE and would want to configure two 27" screens rotated 90 degrees. My problem is that while I can go to: System Settings -> Display and Monitor and rotate them 90 degrees, ...
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Can a container be created directly on an USB storage device?

I have USB storage device and I want to create a realcrypt container directly in the device. I don't want to have to create it in the system first and then transfer the container to my USB device. I ...
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Unable to login to Fedora 19

I can't log in to my Fedora account. I see normal login screen, but after clicking on my name and entering correct password, screen goes black, nothing happens and after few seconds I am returned back ...
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Switching from Windows to Fedora [closed]

I'm planning to switch from Windows to Fedora when my new disk arrives later today, and I have a question about disk partitioning. What's the smartest way to partition a disk? Does the partition ...
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Clonezilla breaks grub2 in fedora

I have Clonezilla (version 3.5.2-drbl1) packed with DRBL on my Ubuntu server. The image that I'm trying to deploy is a Windows 7 / Fedora 17 dual-booted image that uses Grub2 as a bootloader. Saving ...
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permission denied on authorized_key file

On fedora 16 I copied my public key to /home/user/.ssh/authorized_keys file user comes from ldap. But could not authenticate over ssh without password for this user. It works for root. strace on ...
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How I can enable ADSL conection on Fedora 18 and on Debian 7.2?

About Fedora 18: The command adsl-setup doesn't exist, and how I cannot any connection established I can't install any package. Debian 7: The method using the pppoeconf doesn't work, my media of ...
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Computer does not boot from Fedora 19 disk

I am trying to install Fedora 19 alongside Windows 8, but I'm not even able to boot from the Fedora disk in the first place. I've changed the boot order but it still won't boot. I know there were ...
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Google Earth on Fedora

I have downloaded Google Earth 7.1.2, and I am trying to install it on Fedora 19. The error I am getting is: Transaction check error: file /usr/bin from install of ...
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My Fedora Setup is gone due to accidental “yum upgrade”

How to roll back? I tried yum history undo 143 and yum --skip-broken history undo 143 and get the following errors. Important: All I care about is getting my kernel and custom graphics driver back to ...
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Skype can not find libssl.so.10 on 64-bit Fedora Linux

Skype will not start: $ skype & skype: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.10: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 $ ldd /usr/bin/skype |grep ssl libssl.so.10 => not found OK, missing ...
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Fedora Linux 18 - puppet 3.1.1 Certificate issue - unprintable or non-ASCII

I have searched all over the Puppet errata documentation and I've tried regenerating the certs, reinstalling, deleting and regenerating the certificates. When I try to connect to the Puppet ...
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droid cam makefile understanding and error

I tried installing the droid cam on my fedora 19 (64 bit) . Link to the droid cam application is here and whenever I try to install it , the Makefile which is as follows is invoked obj-m := ...
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I am having trouble using SASS/Compass on localhost in Fedora 18

I am attempting to use SASS/Compass in Fedora 18 on my localhost test server, located at: /var/www/html Ruby/gems and compass have already been installed. Now, I'm trying to create a test file and ...
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AddTrust_External_Root.pem in fedora?

My campus network has switched its wifi network to protected EAP and requires me to provide AddTrust_External_Root.pem as a CA certificate. On Ubuntu the file is found in /etc/ssl/certs but in my ...
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How to boot from SSD but have installations and home folder on HDD

I have an SSD I want to boot from it, but use the HDD to store installed programs and keep the home folder. I'm running Linux Fedora 19. How do I set that up?
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local user cannot access vsftpd server

I'm currently running a vsftpd server and I added the necessary configurations in vsftpd.conf so that local users can use clients like FileZilla to manage their homes in a server. I found out that ...
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Does an improper shutdown cause harm to the underlying OS or hardware?

Does sudden shut down due to power failure do any harm to the underlying OS or hardware ? My laptop's battery is dead, so sometimes due to power failure or due to some other reason there is an ...
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pxe boot environement unable to download kickstart file

Im trying to get a pxe boot working, but the farthest i can get is to the part that the pxe boot image is supposed to retrieve the kickstart file over nfs, then the error: failed to retrieve file ...
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Fedora 8: rubygems.org certificate validation failure. How to install GeoTrust CA?

Trying to get a gem: $gem install puppet ERROR: Could not find a valid gem 'puppet' (>= 0), here is why: Unable to download data from https://rubygems.org/ - SSL_connect returned=1 ...
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“An error occured while resizing the device resize failed: 1.”

Trying to install Fedora. Go thru the wizard. During the installation, I click on create user, do the thing, go back. It crashes out on me. Power off computer. Retry. Go through process once more. A ...
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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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Fedora nfs mount dissappears

I have a small host running Fedora 18 (3.6.11), with a nfs set to server a /mnt/dir. The problem on the client running Fedora (3.11.6) after just a minute or so the mount disappears. SELinux is ...
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Logging lock-screen events

Problem See the exact date & time a user locks and unlocks his work station - running Fedora 18. Question Is there any way to log an event of a user entering and exiting "lock-screen" on fedora ...
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YUM and RPM crash due to the liblua-5.1 library being missing

I've been playing around with a LiveUsb install of basic Fedora with persistence. I attempted to install moonscript, which requires Lua and LuaRocks. After installing Lua and discovering there were ...
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Fedora window manager list

At the login screen of newer releases of fedora there is a drop down menu "session" where you can choose the window managers you have installed. gnome, mate, gnome classic, XBMC. etc How can I put an ...
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How can I cause Fedora Linux to show me the GUI login screen?

When I boot Fedora 19, the GUI does not start. I can start it manually, with startx, but this does not unlock my keyring, which is annoying. This problem started when I tried to move from GNOME to ...
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Why it is not recommend to use root login in linux [duplicate]

I am a developer using Linux fedora.I seen in lot of links that it is not a good idea to use root user,because someone can easily hack my password.Instead create a separate account for development ...
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Fedora 19 no longer bootable

I had fedora dual-booted with windows on my laptop for a while but with windows refresh grub was gone and my system directly booted windows. I booted fedora with my systems boot options and with this ...
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How to mount an LVM volume?

I'm trying to mount an LVM2 volume in Linux, but all the instructions I see online say to mount the Volume Group, such as: mkdir -p /mnt/VolGroup00/LogVol00 but I don't know how to figure out the ...
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Gnome fallback panel Color

I'm running fedora 19 and I want to use the gnome fallback (classic) mode but I don't like the panel colors. I want black panels and in gnome 2 you can configure them but not in gnome fallback. How do ...
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Fedora 18 freezes when I move my mouse over 'Activities' tab

Sometimes when I move my mouse over 'Activities' tab (in the up left corner of the screen), Fedora just freezes. I have to force shutdown by pressing power button. I am not sure, but it always happens ...