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Running WhatsApp in Fedora

Is there any way I can run WhatsApp on Fedora? There are Android emulators like BlueStackApps for Windows and Mac, but I haven't found one for Fedora or Ubuntu. Is there any such that will allow me ...
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File exists but cannot be executed from another folder

On my Fedora 16 machine, I have an executable file named 'WarpImageMultiTransform', and I can run it when I cd into the folder that contains it: [huangchao@localhost bin]$ ./WarpImageMultiTransform ...
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pkttyagent doesn't seem to work for virt-manager over ssh -X?

TL;DR: I seem to be too stupid to use PolKit authentication over ssh? I have two machines (running Fedora) with ssh public-key logins to a user with administrative privileges (groups e.g. wheel, ...
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How does one connect to an SSH server?

I am not familiar with SSH. I am attempting to run a website, and I am used to receiving FTP-information. However, this time, I was simply told to "connect through SSH." How do I go about doing this? ...
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Wireless not working only when using Fedora

I just bought a new Asus laptop (ASUS F551CA) that came with preinstalled Windows 8. I quickly installed Fedora 20 to the then empty D:-drive. Everything looks good: the dualboot process works fine. ...
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How do I uninstall Google Chrome in Fedora?

Yesterday I installed Fedora 15 Beta with GNOME 3 - it works well. One problem though is that I installed Chrome 32-bit (which was wrong, should have been the 64-bit version) and now I can't uninstall ...
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Configuring Grub2 on a second raid 1 hard drive on Fedora

Im trying to reconfigure grub to install on both /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, but the only command I have been able to find is dpkg-reconfigure grub-pc, which isnt really helpful since I am using rpm. Is ...
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Having trouble setting up RAID 1 on Fedora

I have been working for a while to setup RAID 1 on my fedora server. I have one installed with Fedora, 1 blank but partitioned. The one with fedora is /dev/sda and the blank one is /dev/sdb. I tried ...
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Is there any repository with old packages of Fedora?

Are old packages of Fedora available somewhere? Being more specific, I was using 0.20 version of libgit2 from rawhide, but now it has been upgraded to 0.21. I'd still need the old version. Are old ...
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Apply default full writes permission when creating new folder

We are facing issues of permissions. scenario is We have Federoa with Xammp server running and shared project directory for local network to create project folders for project development. Everything ...
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Can I use CentOS 5 updates repo on a Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server?

I'd like to update the OpenSSL 0.9.8a of my old Fedora Core 5 Bordeaux server to the 0.9.8e-27.el5_10.3 version using yum to and I'd like to know if it's possible to use the CentOS 5 updates repo. Do ...
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Missing initramfs images on Fedora Rawhide

When using Fedora Rawhide I'm missing the initramfs images in /boot. I have the file initramfs-3.12.6-300.fc20.x86_64.img for my latest kernel installed with Fedora 20. I don't have a initramfs image ...
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Windows 8 doesn't show up in my grub menu

I have two HD's, one with Fedora 20, and the other with Windows 8. I can choose at start up which drive to boot from, and choosing the one where I installed windows does make it start, but I would ...
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Not enough space on disk when installing second Linux

I have the following problem: I installed a CentOS version 6.4 on my new computer that has 1 TB of HDD and I decided to use all the available space in this disk. Right now, I want to install a ...
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libGL error in SSH session on Fedora 20

I'm trying to run some software over an SSH session to another computer on the local network, which is running Fedora 20. However, I'm encountering errors relating to libGL. Note: The following only ...
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Can a container be created directly on an USB storage device?

I have USB storage device and I want to create a realcrypt container directly in the device. I don't want to have to create it in the system first and then transfer the container to my USB device. I ...
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“Automatically Connect” option for Mobile Broadband crashes GNOME Shell, how to remove network configurations?

I'm using Fedora 15, in GNOME Shell, my mobile broadband connection was working absolutely fine, until I set the connection type to Connect Automatically using nm-connection-manager. Now, when I start ...
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Installingl YaST on Fedora 17

Is it possible to install YaST or YasST2 on Fedora 17, or is it only working on Suse distro's? I have been looking for an rpm or even source, so that I can compile and install. Any help would be ...
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Fdisk formatted usb not mounting

I recently used fdisk over gparted to format and partition a USB and now the USB is not automounting and is not showing up in Nautilus, though it is found by lsblk and anything else that lists disks
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How to solve this driver installation? Bus 001 Device 007: ID 05e1:0b01 Syntek Semiconductor Co., Ltd

I have a camera but i do not have a driver for Linux. So i am trying to install the driver for 05e1:0b01. But its still getting failed. Device plug/unplug shows correctly in /var/log/messages Aug ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 after installing Fedora

I had an openSUSE + Win7 dual boot set up, which worked as supposed to. Then I installed Fedora 20 on the openSUSE drive. Now I can no longer boot Windows, when I choose Windows 7 from the grub menu ...
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In Linux, is there a way to get a warning if I forget to unplug my pendrive?

I forgot my pendrive plugged in when leaving the computer lab yesterday, and I would have lost it if it wasn't for a kind soul finding and returning it. I want to avoid this in the future and ...
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How can I set a pattern that will output a filename equal to the original filename in SoundConverter?

$ uname -a Linux a 2.6.35.10-74.fc14.i686.PAE #1 SMP Thu Dec 23 16:10:47 UTC 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a LSB Version: :core-4.0-ia32:core-4.0-noarch Distributor ID: Fedora ...
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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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Fedora keyboard shortcuts fail

I use a bunch of Fedora keyboard shortcuts, things like ctrl+alt+t to open a new terminal. I have the following keyboard shortcut setup: name: syncSrc command: ~/Scripts/syncSource.sh And i ...
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Decoupling VLC volume and system volume

I have Fedora 20 + VLC 2.1.4. Whenever I change the volume in VLC, it affects the volume of my system as well. Is there some setting/config that I can modify to prevent this from happening?
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DHCP misbehavior

ISC DHCP Server is running on Fedora 10. Since it's doing nothing else nobody bothered updating it... I've noticed behavior that looks very strange to me: the DHCP server gets a DISCOVER as broadcast, ...
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Fedora reinstall keep files

Can I just copy over my home directory to a USB and copy them back? Will this cause any problems with permissions or anything? What about the option to install without wiping my home...will that ...
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Use shim with UEFI Fedora 20

How do I use shim with Fedora 20? I have the KDE version, if you need to know that. Running kernel 3.11, with secure boot enabled. At boot, this message is shown: EFI: Problem loading in-kernel ...
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How to get Bit Torrent Sync to auto start in fedora?

I am new to Bit Torrent Sync and Fedora. May I know how can I get BT Sync kicking when my machine start? I am able to sync via the browser client but unable to get it auto start when the machine boot. ...
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Why does 'cd' not work on an entry with 'directory' attribute?

My OS is fedora 20. I act as a root user. under / directory, I input: #ll ... d????????? ? ? ? ? mnt ... #cd mnt bash: cd: mnt: Not a directory #chmod 777 mnt chmod: cannot access 'mnt': No such ...
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Best Linux Distribution [closed]

hi I am right now on Windows 7 alongwith a newly bought Dell Laptop .I want to install Linux too . I have been using Ubuntu 10.10 before . now I want to try a different flavour in Linux which has a ...
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Where to supply Authentication details to the Network Proxy (Central Proxy) on Fedora?

My system is running Fedora 16 and I live in a campus where we use LAN to connect to the Internet. And for this, we use an http proxy with authentication (username & password). I tried putting ...
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No feedback after loading kernel on a IFC6410 single board computer

I am currently trying to get a Linux running on a IFC6410 single board computer. For that purpose I followed the instructions found in this guide here: ...
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Fedora 8: rubygems.org certificate validation failure. How to install GeoTrust CA?

Trying to get a gem: $gem install puppet ERROR: Could not find a valid gem 'puppet' (>= 0), here is why: Unable to download data from https://rubygems.org/ - SSL_connect returned=1 ...
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Fedora 20 is busted and hangs on boot

Final update : I did sudo yum update as per @Andre's suggestion, which on my crummy internet speed took a while but fixed everything. If yum reports it needs to download X MB it usually ends up ...
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How to safely use grub rescue> in Fedora 16? System does not boot anymore

When i boot my PC, i get this in my Fedora 16 distro. I have tried as following but none allowing me to boot anymore. Any help please? I am blocked completely. Grub loading. Welcome to GRUB! error: ...
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Fedora 20 NAT Configuration with firewalld

I'm trying to set up a simple masquerading gateway that will bridge between an internal network on ens33 (192.168.1.0/24) and a private network on ens37 (10.0.1.0/24). It's a VMWare image with two ...
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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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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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Black screen when booting Fedora — Contactable via ssh

I am using a Pacer R15ID7T-CHC3 touch screen unit. After installing Fedora (19 x86_64) the system boots to the grub bootloader. I am given the normal options, normal or recovery. After selecting ...
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Why does my linux box randomly reboot?

I recently had a raid5 array fail (two of four drives failed) on a headless machine I have sitting in a cupboard acting as a file server. I didn't have adequate monitoring in place, so missed the ...
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How to enable/disable authentication without password when executing commands as superuser?

On a Fedora 19 system which I set up for somebody a while ago I noticed that no authentication is required when commands are executed as the superuser. So, for example, when running Yum Extender, ...
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Weblogic 12 and the CLI

I am working with WebLogic on Fedora 19 and am attempting to use the CLI tools to no avail. It appears these were deprecated as far back as WebLogic 9 however I was assured they are still there and ...
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Install Weblogic on Fedora 19. tmp too small?

I've been trying to work this out for a bit now and I'm getting nowhere fast. Anyone else have any success with this setup? The issue is that there doesn't appear to be enough space in tmp. Message: ...
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Unable to install vlc and mplayer after update on fedora 18

I just updated fedora 18 using # yum update Then if I try # rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm I get, Retrieving ...
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How do I keep my bash history across sessions?

I am working on a x86 target running fedora 9. Whenever I reboot it, my history returns to some state, and I do not have commands I did in the sessions before the reboot. What I have to change to ...
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Fedora 16 can connect to samba share using smbclient but not in nautilus 3.2.1

I have a machine running Ubuntu 11.10 Server acting as a Samba server to share my home directory. Everything works fine on my Windows 7 machine, but on my Fedora 16 laptop, if I use Nautilus to try to ...
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Libreoffice suddenly missing on Fedora

On my Fedora 20, Libreoffice is suddenly missing. I did not make any changes to the system but it is still missing. It was running fine till yesterday. Its missing from my right click open with menu ...
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Fedora 20 - bootmgfw.efi' not found - GRUB2

I have a problem with the bootloader after the installation of Fedora 20. Today I've installed Fedora 20 overwritng Ubuntu 14.04 without experiencing trouble. When I rebooted the pc, I noticed that ...