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local user cannot access vsftpd server

I'm currently running a vsftpd server and I added the necessary configurations in vsftpd.conf so that local users can use clients like FileZilla to manage their homes in a server. I found out that ...
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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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“An error occured while resizing the device resize failed: 1.”

Trying to install Fedora. Go thru the wizard. During the installation, I click on create user, do the thing, go back. It crashes out on me. Power off computer. Retry. Go through process once more. A ...
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Automated bug reporting tool looking for non-existent type file?

After performing a recent software upgrade on my Fedora 18 computer, I am getting a series of errors that read like this: err daemon abrtd - Can't open file ...
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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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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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pxe boot environement unable to download kickstart file

Im trying to get a pxe boot working, but the farthest i can get is to the part that the pxe boot image is supposed to retrieve the kickstart file over nfs, then the error: failed to retrieve file ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Use laptop as a remote display for linux

since I don't have enough space for a Monitor, I want to use my laptop as a screen for my Desktop PC which is running linux fedora. My laptop is running on windows 7 and I don't want to change that or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recover Persistent Storage from Fedora Live USB

I'm using Fedora Live 19.1 on a USB drive to try salvaging a harddrive with bad sectors using ddrescue. The program was doing its thing and then crashed after 5 hours (as expected), but I'm supposed ...
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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. ...
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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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Is there something that is the opposite of auto-hide?

I am looking for something that does the opposite of auto-hide. auto-hide is used to hide the taskbar/panel, it will remain hidden until you move the mouse pointer over the hidden taskbar location ...
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How do I disable or modify pam's password requirements?

I'm using Fedora 19. By default it's setup with pam to disable bad passwords, like "password". This is good. Trying to change this default is infuriating. This is a box for testing internal stuff, not ...
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install dnsmasq on fedora 19 without connection

I am trying to install dnsmasq-2.45.tar.gz on fedora 19 by offline I mean I downloaded the dnsmasq-2.45.tar.gz package from the internet and i am going to install this package without any connection. ...
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CentOS 6.4 minimal unable to use yum

I have a minimal CentOS 6.4 running off a VM through VirtualBox in Bridged mode. Fedora 19 is the host. I am completely unable to use yum update. Whenever I try, I get this error: Error: Cannot find ...
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Zend Guard Loader PHP 5.5

Do Zend Guard not support PHP 5.5 at all? This subject seems to be very illusive. No one seems to know. There was a rumour that Optimizer+ was going to be integrated with 5.5, but it does not appear ...
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How to set skype advanced connection Options on fedora 19

I have switched from Ubuntu 12.10 (mint nadia(14) cinnamon) to fedora 19 (gnome). So far so good. I installed skype via the fedorautils. Now that I am testing it using a Vodafone usb modem, it ...
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Fedora's firewalld vs iptables

I am on Fedora 19. Is my understanding correct that as long as firewalld is up and running (and properly configured using firewall-config) the contents of the /etc/sysconfig/iptables has no meaning? ...
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Conky opens several instances

I've been using conky for a couple of months already in several of my machines and I've noticed that in almost all of them it runs a bunch of instances, literally seeing the conky process all over the ...