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How can I edit the bootup screen in a fedora ISO?

I want to modify a fedora ISO image so that when I install it, it will use a custom image for the bootup screen and desktop. Is this possible?
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Rotating screen on Fedora

I run Fedora 19 under KDE and would want to configure two 27" screens rotated 90 degrees. My problem is that while I can go to: System Settings -> Display and Monitor and rotate them 90 degrees, ...
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WiFi hotspot not working on Fedora 20

I used to be able to create wifi hotspots on Fedora 20 on the settings -> network screen and clicking on the "use as access point" button: A couple months ago it stopped working. If I recall ...
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After “grub>” mensage install Fedora 20

After installing the Fedora 20 sucessfully and rebooted, I have received the message on boot: Grub> I stay stuck on this screen and don't know what to do. I think it might be a problem to load ...
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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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cannot connect to wifi network

I have a problem with conecting to my wifi. I see my wifi, but when i am trying to connect to it- i write the password and the password-window pop up again like the password is wrong (but it is good, ...
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how to properly set up grub2 with uefi on gpt

I've recently installed fedora on new ssd disk. Info: GPT, uefi partitions: (lsblk) NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda ...
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Linking multiple folders into a single folder so that relative paths work. (Fedora)

I have a SVN repo that has a structure that does not line up with the needed relative build paths. The SVN repo directory looks kinda like this root alpha trunk p1 p2 p3 tag branch bravo ...
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Switch to twm only on Fedora 20

I want to use TWM only, no GNOME, no XFCE, nothing else. I like its simplicity a lot and find pure twm easy to use. How can I configure fedora to use twm only? I'm fairly new to all of the ...
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delete only first hit /match with sed

$ echo -e "AsometAhingA\nsomethingA\nASomethiAng" AsometAhingA somethingA ASomethiAng $ echo -e "AsometAhingA\nsomethingA\nASomethiAng" | sed "s/A//" sometAhingA something SomethiAng $ I know that ...
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Fedora asks for root password each time i reboot (for maintenance)

When I was running a program on my Fedora machine, my system froze and I had to do a hard reboot. But once I rebooted, Fedora complained that the file system has errors and attempted to fix it. Now, ...
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What triggers dropbox on fedora to upload files?

I am writing a computer simulation on a Fedora system, but wants to postprocess the data using MATLAB on a windows installation. My method for transferring files is Dropbox since the two computers are ...
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getting 443 host not found error on Fedora 21

I recently installed fedora 21-alpha on my spare laptop, and i am really impressed by new gnome 3.14 shell. The problem I am facing is that most of my applications are getting 443: Network is ...
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Set keyboard shortcuts that use the Windows key (Mod4) in Fedora 15?

In Fedora 14, I set a custom keyboard shortcut to maximize windows to the left and right part of the screen using +Arrows (e.g., Mod4+Arrow left). However, in Fedora 15, this doesn't seem to work. Why ...
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Change Keyboard Shortcuts in Linux

The Dvorak keyboard option on Fedora 20 XFCE does not have an option to switch the Ctrl+C, V, X, etc. shortcuts to where they are in QWERTY (which are very convenient locations). So I would like to ...
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How can I check which computers I am logged onto on my school network?

At some point in the last week, I forgot to log out of a computer somewhere in my school and now I cannot open firefox because it is already open on that computer. Is there a shell command for me to ...
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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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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 to get an application to run every 30 minutes?

I have an application that fetches some feeds. Is there a way I can get it to be done every 30 minutes? (I've not installed a graphical desktop, so a terminal fix would be loveable :D)
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Fedora: Create windows 8.1 bootable USB

I tried everything and nothing works I have 2 brand new USB keys 3 more packaged. I have 3 valid Windows 8.1 ISO files and yet no approach works. I tried Unetbootin takes forever to copy 4.3GB to ...
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Issue after resizing partition for Fedora under VMware Fusion

I am running FC9 under VMware Fusion 3.0. I wanted to resize my /dev/sda2 partition. In order to do that I did the following: Changed the size of the vmware file (under VMware settings) Rebooted ...
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How do I set pkg_config_path?

I'm using Fedora 18. I'm trying to install the Raptor toolkit. Running the configure file, I get an error saying that the libxml2 library is not available. However, I already have that library ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64 cannot be found

I am using Fedora 19 and have recently installed Virtual Box directly from the repositories of the Oracle Virtual Box. It was installed successfully but when I try to start a virtual machine it gives ...
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How to log initialisation script?

I have a certain script that i run to set up services on the machine. When i run script from command line, all services are started, but when it is run during initialisation, some of them fail to do ...
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Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware

Monitor turns off then on again issue with led monitor on older (2011) hardware. Problem solved by swapping out the 2012 led monitor with the original 2011 lcd monitor. Question Why does the LED ...
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Fedora 20 on latest version of Oracle Virtualbox (Windows 7 host) pretty much doesn't work

Has anyone else tried to use such a config? I get this aggravating behavior where the VM window will repeatedly resize itself to a (about) 263x68 window. This makes the UI completely unusable, as ...
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How to figure out which partition number an entry in the list has in the Fedora 20 installation routine?

I started the Fedora 20 installation image which I dded onto an USB stick. During the installation I started wondering whether it really is impossible to determine the parition number or UUID of ...
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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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How do I change console resolution when vga= and video= are ignored in grub Fedora 8

I have somewhere around 1000 servers out there. I need to change the console resolution. adding the vga=(whatever number fits the hardware) works on all of them except fedora 8. It completely ignores ...
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How to install a dummy package without mk-build-deps?

I'm trying to install the latest version of mpv on Fedora. I can't figure out how to follow the step in the link (create a dummy package that depends on the required packages) without mk-build-deps ...
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can't stop or start mysql on fedora 17

I have recently setup a fedora 17 machine with Gnome and installed Mysql using the add/remove software GUi included. Mysql seems to be working - I can login, select databases, do queries etc but if I ...
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Adding an executable to the linux command list

Sorry, I know its been asked before, but how do i add an executable to the command list for the command line? Such that typing: my-application will have the same effect as ...
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Trying to install Fedora 20 as a Oracle Virtual Box VM ; 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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Cannot access random part of youtube video in firefox

My computer is running on fedora 19 with gnash install (installing adobe flash is not an option for me since it's proprietary.), as well as Firefox. Actually I can watch many YouTube videos using ...
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Reduce brightness on laptop with Fedora 20 and Gnome Shell

So, I just gave up trying to get my screen brightness keys working properly and now I'm searching for a way to decrease the brightness of my screen artificially. Maybe there's a gnome shell extension ...
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what can filter a port on Fedora 19 besides router, firewall and selinux?

I am trying to use seafile which seems very nice. Unfortunately I have an issue that I fail to explain. From my two fedora 19 machines, nmap says port 12001 is filtered on the distant (say private) ...
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144Hz monitor + Linux open source Radeon driver

I have a Fedora 20 64-bit installation that has a problem when running my 144Hz-capable monitor (BenQ XL2411Z) at 144Hz. I set it by running 'xrandr -r 144', and the command works (the display is in ...
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Fedora 20 guest shutdown does not close the VirtualBox window

I have a Fedora 20 guest OS in VirtualBox, and when I shut it down, it shows the usual shutdown screen, followed by "system halted". Nothing else happens, the VirtualBox window does not close ...
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ifconfig: command not found

I ssh into a remote machine with root which is installed with Fedora 18. I typed in ifconfig but I got ifconfig: command not found and also [root@kitch proxy]# /sbin/ifconfig -bash: ...
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What's a good (Fedora) Linux app to create ISO image files from CDs and DVDs? [closed]

I'm thinking of backing up important CDs and DVDs by not simply copy-pasting the files from the CD or DVD, that's why i'd like to create ISO image files instead. What's a good app for that? It should ...
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Why am I getting an error with lsmcode on Power server and Fedora 20?

Got an error with Fedora 20 for ppc64 in a PowerVM LPAR.. [root@localhost ~]# lsmcode Error in parsing the RTAS VPD How should I handle this one? Is this a temporary problem that may autocorrect ...
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Cutting and moving files using the Linux terminal

What is the command I can use to cut and then move a file from one location to another from a Linux terminal? Is there any website that lists all the commands for a Linux terminal?
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Is it possible to install OS Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, Fedora Linux?

I'm planning to have 6 operating systems in my laptop. And wanted to have more in the future. I want to install 2 versions of desktop OS in windows (7 and 8.1) and a server OS in windows (Windows ...
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3rd party application unable to write to a directory via SFTP

Last night, I installed a program called ScreenCloud on my Fedora 20 laptop. This application uploads screenshots I take on my computer to a number of different places, one of the options being to my ...
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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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Remove a corrupted file in a Fedora based system

How to remove a file that is corrupted? In Linux (Fedora based), when I type: ll I get drwxr-xr-x. 2 dmiller3 dmiller3 4096 Jul 26 13:57 SomeFile ?????????? ? ? ? 4096 Jul ...
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configure: error: Please install libyaml

I am following the installation of Basics of YAML Parsing in PHP to install YAML for PHP in Fedora 20. I went through all these steps: wget http://pecl.php.net/get/yaml-1.1.0.tgz tar -xvzf ...
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Perl not found?

I try to run a pl script in the console. It shows me this error: bash: ./vmware-install.pl /usr/bin/perl: bad interpreter: no such file or directory. What does it mean? whereis perl returns ...
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How to execute a PL file in Linux?

I have a vmware-install.pl file that I need to execute. I double click it but Linux will open it in a text editor for editing. How to execute this file? Can it be done from GUI? In file's properties ...
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Ubuntu ISO image burn to DVD not creating a Live/Bootable DVD

I have downloaded ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso[Ubuntu 11.10] and Fedora-16-i686-Live-Desktop.iso[Fedora-16] images for the respective sites. I wanted to create bootable installation dics for both ...