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Yum / dnf tries to remove standalone packages as dependencies

When I try to yum remove texlive it lists all the packages it will remove as dependencies 'only to texlive', but for example gcc is listed. But I want to leave it in the system. Can I somehow specify ...
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Can ping but can't otherwise reach PFsense clients on virtual bridge

I have a setup with a physical hypervisor running KVM + Libvirtd on Fedora 22. On this hypervisor, there's a PFsense VM and several other VMs interconnected on a virtual bridge. The PFsense VM is ...
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I can't login by XFCE4, but can by Gnome

My system is RFRemix 21 64bit (Based on Fedora) I use XFCE4 long time, also I use autologin in gdm. Today, when system was loaded I see login screen with username and password. I type it, some time ...
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Why has grub prompt started appearing instead of grub menu after Fedora update?

In this notebook I had Windows 10, Ubuntu and Fedora. After a Fedora update, instead of the grub menu, the grub prompt started appearing. I've tried some "solutions" which suggested to look in what ...
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Bad Text Printing on First Page using Scientific Linux with HP 6300 OfficeJet

I have installed in Scientific Linux 7 (fedora variant), cups, 1.6.3-17 and hplip, 3.13.7-6. I have also installed hplip-gui. I am printing to a networked HP 6300 All-in-One. If I print the test ...
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Extend PV encrypted with Luks on Fedora 22

When I initially setup my desktop and partitioned everything I left space available if I needed to extend a LV. Now I am needing to extend a LV but have found it's more complicated than I thought. ...
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ipconfig \all, not working on linux fedora

I am new to linux. I am trying to run "ifconfig" on linux fedora. It is working but when I run "ifconfig \all" or "ifconfig /flushdns",it gives me error i.e. "device not find", even if i try as super ...
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Issues with bridged libvirt networks

I have created bridge for primary interface on my Fedora 22 hypervisor: systemctl stop libvirtd MAIN_CONN=enp8s0 nmcli c delete "$MAIN_CONN" nmcli c add type bridge ifname br0 autoconnect yes stp off ...
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windows 7 build 7601 this copy of windows is not genuine

I'm getting this issue with almost every window I try to open just doing nothing or returning some nondescript or unhelpful error message (such as Invalid Interface). And windows tells me I'm on a ...
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Connecting from Mac OS host to local Fedora guest OS in VirtualBox

I’m having troubles connecting to Apache web server that is running inside my VirtualBox Fedora guest OS. This is my set up: Host: Mac OS X Guest: Fedora 22 Network adapter: NAT Apache web server: ...
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How can I keep the title bar showing in Fedora (Cinnamon desktop) when a window is maximized?

I tried Fedora the other day and one thing which really annoyed me is how the title bar on windows disappears when I maximize them. I am using the Cinnamon desktop. How can I make it so the title bar ...
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How to disable power saving on my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer audio pins?

Follow-up from: How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux? To cut things short, I have a Lenovo Y50 that has an integrated subwoofer, that only works on Linux Mint if I set some ...
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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. ...
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I tried to install Fedora over Windows, but when I try to boot the Windows Recovery appears

I tried to install Fedora using the Live USB, thinking that it would overwrite windows, but now when I try to boot it says 'Windows recovery'. I had deleted all partitions during the installation. A ...
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journald is not following the configurations

I'm using Fedora 22 which is now using systemd. What bothers me currently is that the journald seems to be ignoring my configurations. Here's my /etc/systemd/journald.conf. [Journal] ...
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Network is unreachable in Fedora guest OS on Windows 7 host running VMware player

I am running Fedora in VMware Player 7.1.2 on Windows 7. This guest OS used to be able to connect to the Internet but suddenly it can’t. Running: ping 8.8.8.8 Results in: connect: Network is ...
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Uninstall git on linux, fedora

I installed git using sudo yum install git I believe git is corrupted in some manner, when I try to clone a repository from github it asks for my bitbucket password and the clone isn't a clone. I ...
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How to add jpeg support in Fedora 22 so that R can use it?

I got an error looking as follows: gcc -m64 -I/usr/include/R -DNDEBUG -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Werror=format-security -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions ...
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installing fedora 21/22 on a raid?

i created a RAID0 device on two disks using mdadm --create /dev/md0 --level=stripe... when i boot the fedora 21 installer, i can see it mounting and dismounting that raid on the console 4 log ...
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HAProxy works fine ran manually, but as a Systemd-service fails to load SSL pem-file

I'm trying to set up SSL on a Fedora 22 -server running HAProxy. Here's the config (/etc/haproxy/haproxy.cfg): global log 127.0.0.1 local2 chroot /var/lib/haproxy pidfile ...
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Dual boot from separate HDDs

What I want to do is create a machine where in my primary HDD, in this case an SSD there is Windows and where a second HDD there is Fedora. I know almost anything, but I really wanted to be sure ...
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Strange Bridge Connections Appearing after Installing the GNOME desktop on Fedora

I've always been a fan of simple desktops, so I normally use XFCE, but due to its lack of system sounds and a bluetooth module, I decided to give the GNOME desktop a try. I installed it using dnf's ...
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Install Fedora desktop on Centos?

Hi and thanx in advance :) So, on my work PC I have pre-installed CentOS 6, which sports a sh*t desktop environment. I would like to know if and how I'll be able to install the Fedora Desktop to it, ...
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iwlwifi failing with error code -2

On fedora my wifi isn't working. I tried re installing it but that didn't work. When I perform a dmesg | grep wifi I get errors: [ 15.680914] iwlwifi 0000:01:00.0: Direct firmware load for ...
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How to tell if “Linux HOWTOs” are installed on Linux systems such as Korora?

While doing exercises found at this “Introduction to Linux” site one of the questions asks "Are the HOWTOs installed on your system?" Great question, says I. But how would I find that out? Here is ...
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SL7 (Fedora) Bluetooth Audio

I have installed Scientific Linux (a variant of Fedora). Ever since I installed it, the connection to Bluetooth speakers has been hit and miss. I have the Gnome desktop. The Bluetooth device is ...
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Cloning to a larger hard drive in CentOS 7

My 500G HD is full (of stuff I want to keep) and I have a 5TB coming in the mail. I've done this before in windows and it is simple. Everything I've done in Linux, while better in the long run, ...
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ESC key does not work for whiptail on CentOS / Fedora

I have a problem with one of my shell scripts. The script starts with #!/bin/bash. It is an installation script using whiptail. I really need the 'ESC' key for at least a whiptail box using the ...
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managing disk using fdisk utility

i m new to fedora, I want to create 8GB disk and then want to make three partitions with different sizes. -first partition with 8MB -Second partition with 192MB -Third partition with 7.8GB but it ...
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Booting from Xubuntu 15.04 installation media hangs when booting with UEFI

I want to dual boot my laptop with Windows 10 and Linux. I'm attempting to install Xubuntu 15.04 x64 but when I boot from the installation media it hangs on starting version 219 then eventually my ...
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Getting two-way communication between guest OS and host OS working in VirtualBox

I’m running VirtualBox on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) with a VirtualBox guest running Fedora with Gnome. I have set this up in VirtualBox with a host only adapter to allow my host to access an Appium ...
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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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Display Drivers in Fedora

I am using Fedora 22 and having problems with my Nvidia GeForce GTX765M driver. I cannot adjust my laptop screen brightness and cannot output video from hdmi. I did a little research here and on ...
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Why does grub2 boot menu show abnormally like this?

My distribution is Fedora 22. The grub2 boot menu screen is obviously wrong. How to make it show in full screen? Thanks in advance. PS. My display's default resolution is 1920x1080. When I logged ...
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Bluetooth adapter online, but not discoverable and cannot find anything in Linux

I recently purchased an Asunflower Atheros AR5B22 300M Wireless Wifi Bluetooth 4.0 PCI-E Card Desktop Adapter to add wireless and Bluetooth support for my desktop. While the WiFi functionality is fine ...
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Fedora 22 - touchpad detected but not working

I am using fedora 22 (gnome) on a Dell Vostro 3558 - the touchpad is not working and I cannot figure out why. It seems to be detected: $ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Playing mp3 or ape on quodlibet on fedora throws “No gstreamer element found…” error

I installed quodlibet v3.4.1 via yum on an updated fc21 x86_64 running alsa. However, I get Playback Error No GStreamer element found to handle media format. Media format: APE tag demuxer. ...
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Unable to connect to 802.1x network using NetworkManager on Linux

For the past few days, I have been trying to get my Fedora 22 desktop and laptop to connect to my university's 802.1x WiFi network. However, I have been running into an issue. Whenever I try using ...
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Fedora 22, Boot Order

I cannot get Fedora (22) to boot from a USB. It has Ubuntu on it and I've decided do most of my dev stuff on there to avoid compatibility issues between my desktop (Windows) and my laptop (Fedora). I ...
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guestfs-xxxxxx VMs appearing in LibVirt (virt-manager)

I have a KVM+LibVirt based hypervisor running on Fedora 22. I use virt-manager for managing the VMs over SSH. For some reason I see "guestfs-00kxipwaewnkoq92" VMs appearing and disappearing at ...
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How do I install/generate all locales on Fedora?

localectl list-locales lists quite a selection of english language locales, but everything else is missing. How do I install or generate all locales? I tried installing all language packs with: dnf ...
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Operating on wildcard input files and saving output as <input> + suffix

I want to batch process my a list of wildcard input files and then output then to the input filename with a suffix appended. I'm hoping to understand this general case. In particular, I'm running ...
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How to download Fedora Packages on windows?

My Fedora has no internet connection but my Windows has. I want to download some packages and their dependencies on windows and then install those packages on my Fedora. How can this be achieved?
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How can I create a RAM disk and install Firefox into it?

I've a Fedora 22 64-bits system running under a notebook with Intel Core i3 processor and 7.7GB of RAM. I only use about 2~3GB of RAM (with everything I need) and I want to speed up my system, so I've ...
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how to install kernel headers for fedora 22 - without networking

I'm trying to get a useful Fedora 22 installation running on my Lenovo yoga 3 pro Laptop. I have done a full fedora installation to a USB3 flash drive, and it runs well, but I don't have any ...
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Fedora bootup is always failing

I need modern Linux distribution and Fedora is my first choice but it wont boot on my machine. I have tried Fedora 21 and 22, multiple USB drives, multiple tools for creating install usb (diskpark, ...
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Fedora Live Boot 'loopback' not found

I am trying to boot Fedora ISO from Harddrive. I have placed kernel, iso and initrd at the root of the file. And placed the loopback.mod at /EFI/BOOT/i386-efi/loopback.mod. My grub.cfg, the menu ...
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What is “dev-mapper-fedora\x2dRoot.device”

I have an laptop with i7 processor on which I use Fedora 22. Initially few weeks ago It had startup time of 2min 41sec as provided by systemd-analyze. After following several articles and answers on ...
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IntelliJ IDEA doesn't recognize Super-key as part of shortcuts on Fedora 22 (Gnome 3.16)

Intellij IDEA doesn't recognize the Super_L/Meta-key as part of a shortcut or individually, while Super_R is strangely recognized as "Windows"-key. Both as part of existing shortcuts (no recognition, ...
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Repair bootloader for fedora 22 after install windows

I already have fedora 22 and windows 7 in my machine , i wanna to upgrade to windows 10 but in fact i'm afraid to losing fedora i have read the fedora documentation but still afraid to start this ...