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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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Linux chcon: can't apply partial (Fedora 22)

I try to change permission over MYAPP dir because it has 777 permissions because SEliux has blocked it So I type this command su -c "chcon -R -h -t httpd_sys_script_rw_t /usr/share/nginx/html/...
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Matlab Graphical Display Issues

I'm working on Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm accessing Matlab throught ssh (-X) on distant machine which run on fedora 20. Few days ago I had to change my computer for a new one with a CPU/iGPU i5-6200U(...
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Fedora login loop

I just rebooted my system after a week and now whenever i boot it up i am directed to the same login screen however i can no longer log in. I didn't have any password on my account so used to hit ...
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Fedora 23 Kernel Panic for All Kernel Versions in GRUB

Every time I try to start my Fedora 23 workstation a kernel panic occurs. This happens even with the rescue option at boot. The first line that appears to give an error is Kernel panic - notsyncing: ...
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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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Fedora Linux Disk Usage Analyzer falsely reports root at 100% full

I've got a box setup with Fedora 16 that I'm currently using for a small home server. I was having some issues with samba sharing when I ran the disk usage analyzer and found that while I have a ...
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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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External Hard Disk — System freezes when initiate a transfer from PC to HDD

I am facing a unique issue with my PC. I have a new Seagate 1TB external Hard disk. The hard disk is detected without any issues and I am able to browse the folder on the hard disk. When I initiate ...
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Only 907 MB detected from 2 GB of RAM by fedora

I am new in Fedora (23 workstation). When I check system monitor apps GUI, they tell me if just 907 MB used by fedora. My RAM is 2GB My System information: dmesg → http://pastebin.com/...
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How to install OpenHexagon 2?

I enjoyed playing 1.92 but it crashes all the time, even if I deactivate "Online". I read that error has been fixed in 2.0 and I tried to install it from source. I got the message, "Successfully ...
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SDL without X (dosbox on console of old notebook)

I am trying to run dosbox on low memory (512MB - 32MB video RAM) notebook without x windows for fun. It's not working out of the box and I am getting "can't init SDL no available video device" error. ...
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Fedora showing input/output error after 10-20mins of use

I am a new linux user. I recently bought a new sata hard disk of 160gb. I tried installing fedora on it but it failed. Tried installing debian on it but it also failed since the installation process ...
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How to use different profiles for different console environment?

Can I use two or more different profiles used in my console as the same time? Since, I always ssh to the other machines ,e.g. servers. in my console. Somehow, I always mix it up with my current PC. ...
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Windows doesn't boot after installing Fedora

After recently having installed Fedora on the same HDD as Windows, Boot manager no longer shows up in Grub2. When trying to repair what I've done by running grub2-mkconfig, it doesn't find Windows. ...
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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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sd card not detected at all in linux

My SD card reader is not detecting any SD card. There is no output from dmesg when an SD card is inserted. df does not detect anything and also nothing in fdisk -l. Does linux support SD cards? I ...
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Trying to create /boot for Fedora 23 and getting error “local variable 'e' referenced before assignment”

I am running on pre-installed Windows 8 and am trying to install fedora 23 on 133Gb de-allocated space on my hard drive via LiveUSB. In installation, when I try to manually add /boot under LVM, it ...
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Mount subfolder on cifs share fedora 23

I have a home folder on windows box at work. //SERVER/SHARE/hq/USERNAME username is what i want to mount. SHARE is the share. HQ is folder I don't have access to or SHARE directly it seems. I can ...
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Why does dnf uninstall python-pip want to uninstall Fedora?

Having trouble installing packages with pip (wow. so unexpect. much surprise) and upon trying to toss it entirely and start over (no, dnf reinstall was not sufficient) I found that dnf seemed to think ...
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Fedora 23 lost WiFi

I upgraded from Fedora 22 (kernel 4.0) to Fedora 23 (kernel 4.2) and now my rtl8192ce WiFi PCI card is not working. lspc does show the card, but ifconfig only shows the devices: enp2s0, lo and ...
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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 do I make Firefox remember its window size?

I usually use Firefox fully maximized, but occasionally I want to use it at a size which covers approximately half the screen. Unfortunately, when I Unmaximize the window, it shrinks to the size that ...
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Display A Message If Filesize Is Smaller Than 30 KBytes

I have a Zenity message box in a script zenity --info --text='done' > /dev/null 2>&1 I need to pop up a message, e.g.: "file is smaller then 30 KBytes!" when a file is smaller then 30 ...
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Setting up IDLE with Python 3 in Fedora

I am trying to setup IDLE to use Python 3 by default in my Fedora 23 computer. Every time I am pulling it up it keeps on using the Python 2 interpreter. Is there a file that I need to configure so ...
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Find out the name of a folder in a root directory inside .zip file

I'm using Fedora 17 and bash as my shell. I have a specific zip file, which has just one folder in it's root. I.e. upon unpacking the zip file i see the following: > unzip myzip.zip> lsmyzip....
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Trying to unzip a file, 'Filename not matched' when the directory exists

While trying to unzip a file named Joomla_3.0.3-Stable-Full_Package.zip to the directory named joomla I get filename not matched. Why is that? [root@Feddy Joomla]# unzip -Z Joomla_3.0.3-Stable-...
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Does systemd honour KILL order from chkconfig

Title of the question is just what I needed to ask. I don't see it actually following that. Is there a way, in which I can make systemd follow the KILL order. From what I see, it just reverses the ...
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Linux - Squid on local machine to control outgoing traffic

I'm trying to setup squid on my computer to control the outgoing traffic from the same computer only. If my understanding is correct, squid runs as user "squid" on on most Linux distributions (mine is ...
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Recover Data on GPT protective partition

For an unknown reason, my laptop's windows 10 stopped booting correctly this week. after analysing disks, it appear that the first disk with the OS was in a terrible shape (lot of noise when reading/...
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How to install kernel rc rawhide in Fedora?

I am new to Fedora and I decided to try it on my new laptop instead of Ubuntu. I have an XPS 13 (9343) and the sound is not working. I researched online and found out that people had success ...
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“Windows is hibernated, refused to mount” but fast startup is disabled on Windows 10

I'm trying to mount a Windows 10 partition on Fedora 23, with read-write permitions (but the same problem occurs on Linux Mint 17.3 and Ubuntu 15.10), but everytime I get this message: $ sudo mount /...
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Why can't Fedora start my (hard wired) network?

I have a hard-wired Ethernet card/cable to my hub. I start Fedora 23 but there's no network, why? So I've checked that the card exists:- [root@localhost ~]# lspci | grep Ether 00:0b.0 Ethernet ...
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Using a Windows application from Fedora Linux

When I use Fedora, sometimes I feel the need to run applications installed on Windows 7. I have dual booted Windows and Fedora. Is there any application that can run a Windows application from Linux?...
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Linux Fedora run Firefox via pkexec sound issue

I would like to setup my Fedora Linux install so that I have control over outgoing traffic on a per application basis. In order to achieve this I have setup an firewall policy to drop everything from ...
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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 (source-...
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Subwoofer Logitech Z333 not working

I got a new Logitech Z333 and the left/right speakers work fine. However, there is no sound coming out of the subwoofer at all. Its volume is turned to max, so that's not it. Running pavucontrol ...
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Kerberos 5 Tacking on Realm Twice to Principal

I recently updated a Fedora 22 workstation and SSSD logins began to fail. Logs look good until sss_send_pac fails. Oddly the principal user is getting the domain added twice. For example: jgiotta\@...
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Install packages satisfying dependencies only in Fedora 20

I have a large number of packages which I want to install in Fedora 20. How can I install packages satisfying dependencies only?( I'm not connected to internet while installing)
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Disable the DVD eject button on a Thinkpad running Linux

My Thinkpad T420 has a problem. It's just too sensitive. I just slightly touch it on the right side, and woosh, the DVD drive pops open. (I think this is called a premature ejection :)). Is there a ...
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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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How to install fedora 12 iso file?

i downloaded Fedora 12 iso file. how can i create a bookable disc from an iso file and install Please suggest me how to install Fedora 12 in a machine ?
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“Oh no, something has gone wrong” - Fedora 23 and tigervnc

I am having a strange problem using vncserver on Fedora 23. I did a new fresh install of Fedora 23 on my laptop, installed tigervnc-server and tigervnc, started it and got the "Oh, no!...." message ...
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Error occurrs while configuring Snapper on Btrfs file system

I am getting an error while trying to configure snapper on Fedora 23. My root partition is btrfs, and I have installed the snapper package. The error is occurring when I initially try to create the ...
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How to fix USB mouse freeze in Ubuntu 10.04 or Fedora 13?

I'm just starting out using linux and so I installed Ubuntu to a hard disk. I noticed that after 30 minutes or so, the mouse pointer would simply stop moving while the keyboard was o.k. Exact same ...
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How do I resize the Logical Disk Manager container size

After reading Fedora installer does not see free space I'm trying to install Fedora on my HP laptop which already has Windows 10 installed (with 3 primary partitions: C:, system recovery, and HP ...
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How can I search for files on a Samba share in Linux?

I recently installed Fedora 23 on an old PC for a friend who wanted a basic office machine. Everything works fine, but the feature they really need is file search in a Windows (Samba) shared directory....
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How can I check which ports are busy and which ports are free on my Linux machine?

Is there any command line command or any other way to find and list out the busy and free port numbers on my Linux machine?
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error: rpmdb: damaged header #1439 retrieved — skipping

Could you please any one help me? I'm getting following error message "error: rpmdb: damaged header #1439 retrieved -- skipping." while I'm trying to install Samba server. I tried Google search but ...
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JML Error : The .class file appears to be malformed

This question was originally posted on Stack Overflow, and I have been told to post it here instead. I am a Teaching Assistant preparing an assignment for my students, in order for them to learn ...