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Fix Broken DNF Dependencies on Fedora

Whenever I try to use DNF to update my system, I always have a collection of packages with broken dependencies. Since upgrading to Fedora 22, I've been receiving this listing of broken packages, ...
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running irda service / prog to receive pictures from cell phone

I have a loptop with build in irda hardware. I can successfully start sudo service irda start and see devices like /dev/ircommXXX. But what is the next step to receive pictures from my cell ...
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Fedora 23 realtek ehternet works on livecd, but doesn't on a fresh install

lspci | grep -i ethernet gives the same for livecd and fresh install: 02:00.1 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12)` ...
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Protected multilib versions: gpgme on Fedora 20

I'm trying to upgrade Fedora 20 to 21 and get these errors: Protected multilib versions: gpgme-1.4.3-4.fc21.x86_64 != gpgme-1.3.2-5.fc20.x86_64 Error: Protected multilib versions: libedit-3.1-8....
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Booting Fedora 23 after installation fails

I just installed the Fedora 23 from the official iso. Installation succeed and computer reboot. But Fedora starting to load (just after grub selection) it write on my screen upper the loading bar: ...
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Unable to install Fedora 23 as UEFI

I Downloaded Fedora 23 workstation and created Live USB using these methods. using command # dd if=Fedora-Live-----.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=4m && sync. Using Fedora Live USB tool. using Rawrite32 ...
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can't boot fedora 23 livecd on my tablet

I can get it booting and can see the filling splash. However, my usb drive is attached through the tablet's OTG port which needs DWC3_XHCI to be on, which most kernels don't. Can I re-compile the ...
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RPM failed dependencies: libgdbm.so.2()(64bit) on Fedora 22

i try to install RHEL5 x64 rpm package( mochapro-4.1.2-9658.x86_64 ) on Fedora 22, but it wants libgdbm.so.2()(64bit) library which is absent in dnf. it gives following error: Error: nothing ...
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Fedora 21, no wifi or wireless interface

After running yum update last night, everything was good. I closed my laptop and when I opened it today wasn't connected. I tried restarting and it still isn't showing up. dmesg has no mentions of ...
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USB Headset test in KDE works but no sound from applications

My G35 appears in all the audio settings files. I can click the test buttons and hear sound. I can also right click on the kmix speaker icon, Select Master Channel and choose the headset. This gives ...
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Conflicts between new 32 bit and old 64 bit packages when installing rpmfusion's steam on fedora

I have a fresh install of the KDE spin of fedora 22. Quite simple install instructions are given here to install steam: Download rpmfusion repos sudo dnf install <downloaded rpms> sudo dnf ...
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Telnet, DNS Name Resolution Issues, and Hyper-V

I have a Fedora Linux machine that can only be telnet'd into by using the IP address and not the hostname. I am not sure why this is happening as I would like to be able to use the hostname as well. ...
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how to stop PC from sending ICMP of “Destination Unreachable(host administratively prohibited)”

I'm doing some experiments and measurements. I send some random TCP packets to a laptop(with fedora system), that laptop reacts by sending ICMP packets of type 3 and code 10, which means Destination ...
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Compile Glasgow Haskell Compiler on Fedora 22

So I want to upgrade "GHC 7.8.4-45" that comes prepackaged with Fedora 22 (courtesy of the Fedora Haskell SIG) to GHC 7.10.2 (the latest). How to do that easily?
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Firefox tries to open application/octet-stream with gedit

I'm using Firefox 41.0.1 on Fedora 22. I noticed this behaviour when I was trying to open a PNG image link on a GitLab site. The server replies with "Content-Disposition:"inline; filename="logo.png" ...
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Fedora Live Usb won't boot

I have written the fedora 22 32-bit iso to a 32gb usb thumb drive with the dd command in ubuntu 15.04. The terminal stated the write was successful. I have verified my iso isnt corrupt with the ...
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Stuck while installing the Review Board on Fedora 20

This is the screen shot where I was stuck here. No idea what to do ? I have already given all the required permission as listed below, and also created the directory which was mentioned in screenshot ....
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Route only specific traffic through VPN

I've looked up previous people asking similar questions, but have yet to get a straight answer that will work for my given situation, so here goes.. I'm running on Linux (Fedora 22) and have a VPN ...
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How can I automount drives so that they are accessible by all users?

I'm running Fedora 22 server which runs headless most of the time. I would like to be able to automount removable drives, optical media etc... automatically regardless of whether the desktop ...
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using firewalld and firewall-cmd how to add-rule to primary INPUT chain not INPUT_direct

so after reading the firewalld man page and fedora documentation, I have come to the understanding that to add a custom rule to firewall with specific arguements i need to use the structure firewall-...
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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. /opt/google/...
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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] Storage=...
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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 -fstack-...
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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 iwlwifi-...
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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 ...