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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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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 create bootable USB drive from DVD

I have a DVD with fedora 20 in it. My DVD drive doesn't work so I need to boot from an USB. I have copied the contents of the DVD into a USB drive and now how can I make this drive bootable?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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package-cleanup --cleandupes fails to remove duplicates

I have an issue with duplicate packages installed on my Fedora machine: # package-cleanup --dupes Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit audit-2.3.3-1.fc20.x86_64 audit-2.3.2-1.fc20.x86_64 ...
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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 ...
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Why does my internal hard-drive fail to mount on boot if a USB memory stick is plugged in?

I have a second internal hard-drive which fails to automatically mount if I have a USB stick plugged in when I boot, despite the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/sdd2 /data2 ext4 defaults If ...
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Windows 8.1 not in Fedora 20 boot

So I installed a Linux distro, Fedora 20, for the first time. After installing Fedora there was no way for me to boot into Windows 8.1, which was already installed. I have tried many things, to no ...
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Dualboot Fedora 20 + Windows 8 on separate drives

Well hello there, I have a little problem with my dualboot setup. So I decided to dualboot Windows (for gaming-puposes) and Fedora (for everything else), and I also decided to give them separate ...
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UEFI installing Fedora 17 after Windows 8

I recently bought an HP Pavilion G6-2313AX laptop which ships with FreeDOS. I first partitioned it with old Ubuntu live disk to partition (I didn't have GParted CD on hand). There was an existing ...
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Making thunar-volman in XFCE4 mount removable drives with read-write permissions for everyone

I have a problem. I'm using minidlna on my Fedora 20 box to share multimedia with TV set-top-box and mobile devices in home. The problem is: minidlna can only see the files if they're availabe to ...
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Fedora LiveUSB Creator not showing target device

I downloaded LiveUSB and it doesn't show a target device and i cant find one. I don't know what to do so if someone can held that would be great.
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Unable to install Flash Debug Player on Fedora 19

I'm trying to install Flash Debug Player in Fedora 19 x64. I understand that Flash Debug Player is not available for x64 on Linux, so the way to go would be to install the i686 version, and then use ...
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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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Fedora 20 Gnome session over X11 forwarding not working

In previous Fedora/CentOS distributions I was always able to run "gnome-session" over SSH with X11 forwarding. However, in Fedora 20, I instead get a window with a sad-face graphic that says "Oh no! ...
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Can't come back from suspend

I have installed fedora 20 on my new Acer laptop and there is one thing left to fix. It does not come back from suspend. The computer seems to come back but the screen is blank. It has an AMD ...
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Do I need any AMD Radeon driver for fedora 20?

This is the first time I am using AMD products, so I am not sure. I have a laptop which has AMD Radeon 8240 (with 512MB graphics memory) and I have just installed fedora 20. Do I need any driver for ...
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Fedora 20 FirewallD GUI not working on X11 forwarding

I am having a problem with SSH X11 forwarding on Fedora 20 with firewall-config, the GUI tool for FirewallD (the dynamic firewall system). With most X11 GUI applications including pretty much all ...
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YUM root update error

I'm getting an error that's new to me when I attempt # yum upgrade in a Fedora 20 Virtualbox machine. I've given it 3gb ram, and it's running atop a Haswell core i5 Any fixes are appreciated! Or is ...
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How to create a modified Fedora ISO

My goal is to create a customized fedora 20 netinst iso image. I have done this with scientific linux numerous times in order do add a custom kickstart file to the image. But fedora seams to work ...
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Fedora package manager GUI vanished

I upgraded Fedora from 19 to 20. Now I cannot find the package manager GUI. I reinstalled PackageKit and gnome-packagekit -- no effect. How do I fix this?
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dhclient “Can't bind to dhcp address” error

I keep getting the following error message from dhclient upon starting of the Network Manager: Can't bind to dhcp address: Cannot assign requested address. Please make sure there is no other ...
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Is there a way to loop a console command in Linux?

The Problem: I'm trying this (as root) in Fedora 19's console: yum install httpd All it returns is this: loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekits Error: Cannot retrieve metalink for ...
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Cant change date and time in Fedora19

I am using Fedora 19. The problem is that i want to change the date and time in my system and for that i clicked on the date and time settings. But the window does not appear. Similarly, I cant change ...
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Setting home computer as www web server

I know I'm seriously missing some steps. I need to set my home Fedora 19 running computer as a web server and available it to internet. Its behind a normal home broadband modem connection. my ip ...
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Removing Windows entry from Grub menu

I have installed Fedora 20 on an external hard drive partition. Windows is installed on an internal hard drive partition. When I boot from USB storage device (that is the external hard drive), Grub ...
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X11 keyboard utility to display key presses?

I'm having trouble with an Asus Q500A laptop and its hotkeys under Fedora 20. They are the function keys that turn the wifi radio on/off, change keyboard backlight, the display brightness, volume ...
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Issues with libGL on Fedora 20 - unable to load driver swrast?

Firstly, before I explain my problem, I have referred to the question previously asked on Ask.Fedora about the libGL error, which can be seen here. I have been trying to play the game "FTL", and 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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Building php module on linux - lpsolve55

I'm trying to install a php model called lpsolve. I installed it on OS, now trying to make a use of it for php. I installed them as explained here: http://jeyroz.tumblr.com/post/605709794/lpsolve-php ...
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Installing OCaml Core on Fedora 20

I just got the Real World OCaml book and they are using the Jane Street Core standard library in the book. This means that without it, most of the code in the book does not compile. It seems like Core ...
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Error while booting from a live removable disk

I am getting an error while trying to boot from a live USB that contains a Fedora 20 installation media: [ 1.73447] nouveau E[ PDISP][000:01:00.0] chid 0 nthd 0x02a4 0x0000000 0x100032a4 0x00000000 ...
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Why do we need /lib in linux in 3.* kernel?

I have a host installed with fedora19 64bit, I saw the directory of /lib and /lib64. In fhs, it says, normally, /lib is a link to /lib64 or /lib32, but it seems not in fedora or other linux dist with ...
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Fedora 20 post installation issues (languages, system icons)

I installed Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 a few days ago (i'm using my Fedora 18 home directory which contains also my FC18 setttings) on my Dell Latitude E5410. It seems to work well (i feel it is a bit ...
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Fedora-20 not booting from Live USB stick

I tried to configure my USB with the image file for the latest Fedora-20 release using Image Writer. When I try to boot the installation from it in my PC the boot-loader is showing up but the load ...
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NX Client behaves differently for GNOME and KDE

When using NXClient on KDE (Fedora) to connect to a Ubuntu machine with GNOME, NX works flawlessly, and automatically resizes the display to match the client window. However, when I change the ...
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Fedora 19 not booting

I have installed Fedora on a the same disk as a Windows 8. When the installation process was complete, I restarted the system and tried booting into Fedora,I get this error: Windows failed to start. ...
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Fedora 19 Won't boot after installation? [duplicate]

I installed Fedora 19 on the same hard drive of an already built in Windows 8 laptop.When the installation for Fedora was complete,I restarted the computer,and I forgot to install grub.Now whenever I ...
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Fedora 19-1, Aptio UEFI and non-CSM Boot

I'm trying to install Fedora 19 on a UEFI computer. The laptop is an ASUS Q500A with Aptio UEFI (firmware or BIOS) version 208, GOP 3.0.14.1015 (Aptio is American Megatrends). I downloaded the latest ...
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VirtualBox Networking does not work on Linux host?

My host OS is Fedora 18 (kernel: 3.11.10) and I am running VirtualBox 4.2.18. The only networking mode which is working is NAT and non of Bridged Adapter, Internal, and Host-Only do not work! By do ...
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Cannot mount image made with ddrecovery in Fedora

I have recently made a switch to Fedora. I have an NTFS disk image that I made from a failing hard disk on Ubuntu using ddrecover. Under Ubuntu, I could mount the image just fine and recover the ...
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Unable to boot Fedora 19 from HDD [duplicate]

My friend hasd Fedora 19 on his Samsung laptop Series 5 Ultra (np530u3c-ad2br). A few days ago an update made it enter kernel panic upon boot, so he formatted his HDD and reinstalled. Now upon boot ...
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How can I run a command at login?

I would like to run a command at login on my Fedora 19 GNU/Linux system. What is the best way to do this? Note: i am using the GUI. Thus, I could not simply place the commands in my .zshrc file. They ...
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how to install gparted on live fedora usb?

i have recently removed ubuntu and installed debian on my entire hdd. currently /dev/sda1, the partition debian is on, takes up almost all of /dev/sda, minus 3gb which is a swap partion. i would ...