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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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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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“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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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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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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How would I reinstall the grub-efi bootloader on Fedora Linux?

I recently installed Fedora 18 using EFI boot. Like the other current linux distributions, it sets up GRUB2 for me. I have experience with re-installing the BIOS version of GRUB when things go wrong....
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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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Upgrading from Fedora 17 to Fedora 20 (or higher)

I'm trying to upgrade my fedora 17 install to a more recent version. I have tried the following methods, which don't work: First, using fedup: # yum install ./fedup-0.8.1-1.fc20.noarch.rpm Loaded ...
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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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Mactel Fedora 23 - Debugging Slow EFI Boot

I recently installed Fedora 23 on my Macbook4,1 (early 2008 model). After the white screen/apple sound at boot, I see a black screen with an underscore cursor for about 10-15 seconds before the Grub ...
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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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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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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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Show hidden folders and files on Fedora 19

I'm in the middle of a migration from Ubuntu to Fedora. How do I make Nautilis in Fedora show the hidden files and folders (those with a dot)? It's Nautilus 3.8.2, if I go to Preferences and choose "...
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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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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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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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How can I install Google Chrome on Fedora without any issues?

I would like to install Google Chrome on Fedora. But I couldn't get the file I downloaded from Google's website to work, and there's too much confusing and sometimes even conflicting information about ...
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Fedora Linux Disk Usage Analyzer falsely reports root at 100% full

I've got a box setup with Fedora 16 that I'm currently using for a small home server. I was having some issues with samba sharing when I ran the disk usage analyzer and found that while I have a ...
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Difference between “/opt/google/chrome/chrome” and “/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome” on Fedora 22

I was looking into how to open up Google Chrome through the terminal on Fedora 22, and I found two executable files that both seem to launch Google Chrome; chrome and google-chrome. /opt/google/...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to use different profiles for different console environment?

Can I use two or more different profiles used in my console as the same time? Since, I always ssh to the other machines ,e.g. servers. in my console. Somehow, I always mix it up with my current PC. ...
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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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I can't install skype in fedora 20-64bit

I am newbiew in the world of Linux. I have fedora 20 (64 bit) installed in my system. I am trying to install skype in my system. However it throws an error /opt/skype/skype: error while loading ...
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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 ...
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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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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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CIFS share mount errors

I'm trying to mount a network share from a Linksys NAS200 to Fedora 16. The program I am trying to run won't accept network addresses to save to. I ran it without specifying the IP address of the ...
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How do I make Firefox remember its window size?

I usually use Firefox fully maximized, but occasionally I want to use it at a size which covers approximately half the screen. Unfortunately, when I Unmaximize the window, it shrinks to the size that ...
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Display A Message If Filesize Is Smaller Than 30 KBytes

I have a Zenity message box in a script zenity --info --text='done' > /dev/null 2>&1 I need to pop up a message, e.g.: "file is smaller then 30 KBytes!" when a file is smaller then 30 ...
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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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Find out the name of a folder in a root directory inside .zip file

I'm using Fedora 17 and bash as my shell. I have a specific zip file, which has just one folder in it's root. I.e. upon unpacking the zip file i see the following: > unzip myzip.zip> lsmyzip....
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Trying to unzip a file, 'Filename not matched' when the directory exists

While trying to unzip a file named Joomla_3.0.3-Stable-Full_Package.zip to the directory named joomla I get filename not matched. Why is that? [root@Feddy Joomla]# unzip -Z Joomla_3.0.3-Stable-...
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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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Recover Data on GPT protective partition

For an unknown reason, my laptop's windows 10 stopped booting correctly this week. after analysing disks, it appear that the first disk with the OS was in a terrible shape (lot of noise when reading/...
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How to install kernel rc rawhide in Fedora?

I am new to Fedora and I decided to try it on my new laptop instead of Ubuntu. I have an XPS 13 (9343) and the sound is not working. I researched online and found out that people had success ...