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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 ...
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GRUB 2 menu is not showing Windows 8 in the menu when dual booting with Fedora 17 (32 Bit)

I am successfully able to install Fedora 17 (32 bit) along with Windows 8 on my system. But when I restart the system, the GRUB 2 menu doesn't show the windows 8. To troubleshoot the problem, I ...
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Use laptop as a second monitor to linux

I need to install a linux (preferably a Fedora) on my Desktop PC, and since I don't have enough space for a Monitor, I want to use my laptop as a screen for Desktop PC. My laptop is running on windows ...
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Sound stops after unplug the headphones in Fedora Linux

I've a Dell XPS M1530 with Fedora 17 installed. The problem has to do with sound; when I start the system is works fine, when I plug the headphones it also runs just fine, but when I unplug the ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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Where are logs of MySQL ? Fedora

Hello I just installed MySQL on my Fedora from Source, with cmake,make,make install etc. It's working, but where can I find logs of the server? I have looked into /var/log, but there is nothing with ...
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Fedora 19 fails to start

I had updated fedora 17 to fedora 19 (kernel 3.10.11-200) on my laptop using fedup a ~2-3 weeks back. Everything was fine until yesterday night. All of a sudden while shutting down I got some ...
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Why can't Mate find images for some GTK themes

In looking through my .xsessions-errors file I see the system complaining it can't find the png files that .gtkrc in the current theme calls for. The .gtkrc file is in the theme directory and the ...
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Network problems after installing text-only Fedora 14 using VirtualBox

A small background. I've just subscribed to virtual dedicated server running Fedora 14. But before starting to setup it, I've decided that it is a good idea to try all installing/configuration on my ...
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Adding a file to a location within tar file

I use Ark in Fedora. It can add files. But it seems unaware of the fact that tar may have internal structure and there are much more places within the archive to add and move files than tar's root.
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vmware does not install hgfs

Here is the installation log that I have in Fedora 16: The VMware Host-Guest Filesystem allows for shared folders between the host OS and the guest OS in a Fusion or Workstation virtual environment. ...
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How Can I Properly Set up FDE with Fedora 19 and Win7?

I have been trying to follow this TUT http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2013/02/23/dual-boot-fedora-18-and-windows-7-on-a-single-hdd-with-fde-on-both-ends/ and things were going well up until a point. On page ...
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Permanently disable screensaver Fedora 19

I am creating a bash script that will 'setup' a client machine running Fedora 19 (GNOME). I need to be able to permanently disable the screensaver with no user input. I found some (granted, old) ...
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Custom .desktop file not showing in Nautilus “Open With” menu

I want to be able to double click on a Python script (or SH script) inside Nautilus and then it run. So I made a custom desktop file, contents: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Type=Application ...
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How to save brightness after adjusting?

I am using lenove e430c 33651m9 with Fedora 19, very time I reboot my laptop the brightness of the lcd will restore to max value. So is there a way to save the brightness (permanently modification)?
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Why rebooting the system takes longer than a shutdown in fedora?

I'm a fedora (19/ x86-64) user. When I power off the system, it always takes about 3 to 4 seconds to shut down. But whenever I reboot the system, it takes the system much longer (about 30 seconds or ...
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Can't mount Linux usb disk. It just create /dev/sg device but no /dev/sd

I have a Corsair R60 ssd disk which is a disk with both sata and usb connectors. But the usb thing seems to be a bit non-standard, or maybe its just my fedora linux. When I insert the disk using a ...
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Cant compile SDL source file with gcc

i downloaded a manual of introduction to graphics programming with SDL, so i tried to compile my first source and it logged the next error the command to compile it was: $ gcc helloWorld.c [-o ...
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Unable get sound form fedora 19.?

I just switched from windows to fedora 19 as my distro. It's running fine but I am having issues with my sound card i.e i am unable to hear anything. I Googled for a fix or procedure on how to ...
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On certain Linux boxes, variables in the stack seems to be initialized to 0 - why?

I have a buggy program that pushes a variable onto stack and may use it without initialization. I take the same binary and run it on different Linux boxes. Those boxes have different CPUs (i5, i7), ...
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How to turn off the backlight of the Apple logo on top of MacBook?

I'm running Fedora 19 Linux on MacBook Pro and power management is critical to me. I wondering if I can turn off the backlight of the big Apple logo to save little energy with battery only. Thanks.
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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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Logging in on Fedora 19 shows nothing but a grey screen

I've recently installed Fedora 19 on a (rather low-end) desktop. The installation gave me no reason whatsoever to believe that there was anything wrong going on, so I'm assuming it went fine 100%. ...
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Fedora won't boot from flashdrive on PC Desktop but will on Macbook Pro

I've installed Fedora to a flash drive (not a live iso) by booting to a Fedora 19 live CD on my Macbook pro and selecting a 32gb flash drive as the installation media. I'm trying to use the flash ...
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How can I run a command as a different user while Fedora boots up?

I have a server which runs Fedora 19. When the server boots up, I need to run bunch of commands. I do this in /etc/rc.d/rc.local file. This works well. Now I need to start my nodejs server from this ...
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Error: EDID Checksum is invalid when logging in to Fedora

Let me start off by saying that I'm a complete Linux noob. I've played around the GUI and the command line, but I've done nothing of the sort that I can do on Windows. I'm handling a client that ...
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chosing the main display in xorg.conf doesn't work

I am trying to configure my xorg.conf file to have two displays, one is my laptop and the other is a HD screen. I honestly didn't write the xorg.conf file, but used nvidia-settings program which does ...
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How to create a local only ad-hoc WiFi network on Fedora 19 with Network Manager?

I have a notebook running Fedora 19 with Gnome's Network Manager. I have configured a web server with a virtual host on it, and I would like this box to provide a wireless network so other computers ...
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Sharing configuration (.*rc files) between a normal user account and root

On a Fedora Core box, I have a normal non-privileged user and I also have sole access to the root account. Because I am the only administrator of this box, I frequently su over to root for ...
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How do you restart X11/gdm in Fedora

What is the equivalent of /etc/init.d/gdm resart in Fedora? What is the proper way to restart X11 and the desktop manager.
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I need to move my entire file system to another hard drive in Fedora

I'm using a computer with two internal hard drives, one is 500GB and the other is 30GB. My file system is stored on the 30GB and now it's full ( I can't even install updates ). I have plenty of space ...
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Triple boot with Windows 8

while ago I bought a acer aspire e1 laptop with windows 8 on one partition, yesterday I installed ubuntu 12.10 and fedora 18 but when booting up I don't see ubuntu and fedora OS to select, it takes me ...
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I tell fsck to fix USB stick, it says “Leaving file system unchanged.”

So I run fsck, and it reports FATs differ but appear to be intact. Use which FAT ? 1) Use first FAT 2) Use second FAT Choosing either one gives a long list of errors like Cluster 1471730 out of ...
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Dual-Boot W7/Fedora with easyBCD

I have been trying to get my dual boot working for my laptop. What I did : Installed Fedora 19 on the same HDD than Windows7 Booted up Fedora and forced the installation of GRUB2 into the boot ...
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Intel VGA shared memory

I have a G41 motherboard with 256 MB intel VGA. When memory shared from RAM on Windows it can be ~740MB, but on Fedora 15.0, it is just 256. Is there a way to make it work on Linux the same as on ...
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Windows 7 Boot Loader - Remove 30 second waiting time

I've installed Fedora 17 and Windows 7 on two different hard disks as a dual-boot system. The default boot loader is GRUB 2 maintained and configured in Fedora 17. When I startup and choose "Windows ...
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Automounting a USB flash drive on Fedora 16

How do I get Fedora 16 to automount my USB devices? USB flash drives will only mount if plugged in before I log in to my account. If I insert any flash drive after log in, the light on the USB flash ...
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Why fedora needs password to mount NTFS partitions but ubuntu doesn't?

Why fedora needs password to mount NTFS partitions but ubuntu does not? I guess it has a relation with write permission of /run/media/$USER and maybe fstab How can i make it like ubuntu?
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Why can't my Fedora VM access this shared folder?

I have spent the last 6 hours fighting trying to get Fedora 19 as guest OS on Windows 7 SP1 host to successfully access a shared folder. I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.18. Lots and lots of Googling. Yeah, ...
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Why can't I shut down the avahi-daemon in Fedora Linux?

I'm using Fedora 16. I shut down NetworkManager and wpa_supplicant (using service commands), but when I try: sudo service avahi-daemon stop or sudo kill pid it appears again instantly! How can ...
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Fedora says my disk is full, but it isnt

What is happening? I got a fancy ultrabook to work. It has one of those hard drives that has 500gb of hard disk and 20gb of solid state drive. I've mounted the main OS partitions on the solid state. ...