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How are certain Linux distros substantively different? [on hold]

Context: I keep trying Linux every couple of years or so, to see how it compares with Windows. I would use it to work on Mono and Java, both of which I can do. I've looked at a number of distros: ...
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Fedora 12 Openvpn

Good Day all im wondering is some one could help im having a problem with openvpn on a fedora core 12 server the problem started when i tried to create a connection to my another server i had ...
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Connecting a port in linux from other machine

I'm going fast to asking this question so i'm apologize. I'm on Linux Fedora 23. I'm running an application Telegram-CLI with listening a port using this argument. -P 1337 That is fine and works ...
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external monitor display blinks

I am facing some issue with my display. I have a thinkpad laptop with external monitor connected. It was working fine for quite long time..now suddenly the monitor which is connected using docking ...
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How do I make gnome's wifi network chooser display ALL available APs?

I'm running Fedora 24. Gnome's wifi chooser applet only displays one access point with a paricular SSID, even if there are many available with that same SSID. I'm assuming it only shows the one with ...
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Connecting Apple Wireless Keyboard on Fedora 15

I have an Apple Wireless bluetooth keyboard that I'd like to use with my Laptop running Fedora 15. The Bluetooth GUI tool is being extremely unhelpful. It simply shows the keyboard in the list of ...
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Am I under a DDoS attack?

OK, so here's some info: Fedora23 running in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Host. Public-facing router has no DMZ, but port forwarding from 2325 (external) to 1194 (internal) and the internal static IP. ...
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Why doesn't this softlink work as expected?

bash4.3 # pwd /bin bash4.3 # ll sh lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root 4 May 17 22:22 sh -> bash bash4.3 # ll bash -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1072056 May 17 22:22 bash bash4.3 # bash bash4.3 # ...
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Why os Fedora is calling containers on startup?

My fedora distro is messed up with docker containers... Everytime I restart this I need to call "docker ps" and then call "docker kill" for each container that is running... How can I discover who ...
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DNF displays error after package install on Fedora

I am having a strange exception each time a package is installed/upgraded with dnf! However, the packages are well installed. It seems like DNF is outputting some malformed JSON that causes thed ...
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Why does gnome-open-terminal not work as expected on MacBook?

I have fedora installed on MacBook Pro, and also installed gnome-open-terminal on it. On fodora 23 and before, when I right-click in the file explorer window, I can choose a menu item named "Open ...
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Fedora UEFI Bootable USB not working

I installed Fedora 24 in BIOS earlier because I created Bootable media using YUMI on windows on a friend's system. Then now I am trying to create Bootable USB for Fedora in UEFI mode. I tried sudo ...
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Slow boot on Fedora 24

Last week, I installed Fedora 24. Previously, on the same computer, I was using Fedora 22 (Fedora 24 is a clean installation, not a package upgrade). What surprised me is that Fedora 24 is booting ...
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Cannot create a virtual machine on Fedora: Activation of org.freedesktop.machine1 timed out

I am trying to create a new VM within Fedora using virt-manager. However, I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/asyncjob.py", line ...
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somehow after rtcwake command runs, the system time seems to change

I use fedora 21 for home server, and I installed rtcwake command with cron to save electricity to put it to sleep most of the time. For about a week, it seemed to work fine waking up after ...
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Fedora 24: no build.include / try to generate autoconf.h

Trying to build a package which needs autoconf.h So i installed kernel-devel, ran make oldconfig and make prepare but unfortunalety it did not work Couldn't find any solution in the web, any ideas? ...
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Unable to install Fedora 23 as UEFI

I Downloaded Fedora 23 workstation and created Live USB using these methods. using command # dd if=Fedora-Live-----.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=4m && sync. Using Fedora Live USB tool. using Rawrite32 ...
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Setting up a hotspot with hostapd

I've been using the steps described here to set up a wireless hotspot: How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP But when I type: /etc/init.d/hostapd start on the commande line, I get the reply ...
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Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit

I'm trying to install wireshark on Fedora(latest version with gnome3) and I keep getting the error. Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit... I keep killing the ...
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WLAN device on Dell Inspiron not detected by Fedora 11

I recently installed Fedora 11 on a Dell Inspiron 14. I think it uses a Dell 802.11b/g Wireless LAN. Windows Vista can detect it but Fedora 11 can't. How can I fix this?
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linux: device not accepting address XX, error -32

since quite some time and across distribution updates (fedora 21-24) and kernel updates (now 4.5.7-300.fc24.x86_64) my system endlessly produces the following messages in the system-log (which is also ...
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FedoraVM - Root password reset

Have Oralce VM VirtualBox and FedoraClient21 64bit is installed in the VM. I cannot remember the root password. As soon as I start up Fedora, I see two options of FedoraClient and Rescue. Both all ...
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Lock screen and keyboard in terminal and wait for password

is there a way to set terminal into this state?: terminal is still showing it's content terminal is waiting for password terminal is not responding to any others key-combinations (like ALT+TAB) I ...
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mailx configuration issues between FC17 and FC20

I have two servers, running FC17 and FC20, both use the mail (mailx) program to email results of cron jobs to me. When used on FC17 I see a command like 'MAIL From: SIZE=nnn AUTH=AAA@BBB' When used ...
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issue with mysql workbench upgrading to fedora 23

I have just upgraded to fedora 23 but mysql workbench is not installed anymore. I tried to install the rpm like this (fc23 doesn't exist): sudo rpm -i mysql-workbench-community-6.3.5-1.fc22.x86_64....
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Fedora Boot / Out Of Space

I am using Amahi/Fedora/Greyhole, but I'll try to keep this a general Linux question to save explaining how Greyhole works. Basically I've ended up with a full boot drive (see /dev/sda3 below). ...
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No valid bootloader target device found(For UEFI installation)

I have windows 10 and fedora 20 in my laptop(Dual boot). I wanna install fedora 24(by replace it on existing fedora),I made bootable usb disk from fedora 24 iso file with LiveUSB Creator, but during ...
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Grub doesn't install(no way till now)

I have windows 10 and I installed fedora 24(Dual boot). I use easyBCD to choose OS when the PC is booted. but when I go to federa, the MINIMAL BASH like editing is appeared. I googled many hours and I ...
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File command Linux parent package name

I cant find out what the parent package of the file command is. Need it installed on a Centos 6 OS. Regards
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Gaming on thinclient or direct output for Windows VM on Fedora

I have a 8 core server in my dorm. It serves as my NAS & media server and I occasionally use it to play videogames with the roommates. Right now Win 10 is installed with fedora as a VM. This ...
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Kickstart Query - How to install Centos/Redhat on 5th Disk?

Kickstart Query - How to install Centos/Redhat on 5th Disk? This is a kickstart question. We have DL360p server which has 6 Drives. First 4 Drives are Sata Drives and 5th and 6th are SSD Drives. ...
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Fedora 19 (you have not created a bootloader stage 1 target device)

I want to install fedora 19 to my HDD but I get errors: you have not created a bootloader stage 1 target device sda6 must have one of the following disklabel types: GPT. I tried: Create 1-2 mb ...
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How to close or (unbind?) a port left open by a rogue application?

I am using Fedora 13 64bit. My eclipse program starts a server on port 9050 but I shutdown the program, eclipse fails to properly shutdown the server. Restarting eclipse has no effect. How can I ...
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How to open .rar file in fedora 23

I am using fedora 23 64 bit. I have downloaded some .rar files. After googling I have found solutions suggesting that using unrar they can be opened. But I am unable to install unrar. I have tried ...
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Boot Fedora 18 from Windows 7's bootloader

In Ubuntu or previous releases of Fedora you could install grub to the linux partition and then add an entry to BCD (using EasyBCD or dd-ing partition's first 512 bytes to a file) to boot it. Now that ...
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Changing the name of the network interfaces in Fedora 21

I am a software tester for an ethernet switch and I am sometimes working at home. On the computer I am using at work the two network interfaces are called eth0 and eth1. On my private laptop they are ...
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USB 3.0 external HDD works only in USB 2.0 port under one of 2 dual-boot OS's

The machine where this is happening has 2 internal HDDs with the same Fedora 19 installed. The only difference is that one is using regular partitions, another LVM. They both run the same 3.14.27-100....
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RPM build error: empty %files file debugfiles.list

Problem and environment Korora 23 (Fedora 23)rpmbuild --version RPM version 4.13.0-rc1 I am trying to make a local package of freefilesync for myself. The site offers an openSUSE version which I'm ...
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Upgrade from Fedora 23 to 24 crashes and fails

I used the instructions from Official Fedora to upgrade from Fedora 23 to 24. Everything went fine until I entered the command $ sudo dnf system-upgrade reboot The computer rebooted and ...
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parallel install ncurses-6 & ncurses-5 on fedora 24

I just upgraded from fedora 23 to 24, and it broke some binaries I have on my system that were not installed from fedora's repositories, due to the ncurses upgrade from version 5 to version 6: error ...
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Can't update to Fedora 24?

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 23 instance to Fedora 24, and I'm following Fedora's instructions. When I type sudo dnf system-update reboot, my computer reboots. It loads as usual, with the little ...
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Weird error when trying to upgrade to Fedora 24

I'm following the instructions posted on Fedora Magazine (https://fedoramagazine.org/upgrading-fedora-23-workstation-to-fedora-24/). I'm getting this message after dnf downloads everything: Error: ...
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How do I create a desktop shortcut in Fedora 23?

There is no right-click option to create a shortcut, whether I am clicking on the desktop or an application's icon in e Activites menu. I crated a .desktop file, made it executable, and moved it to ~/...
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Nemo doesn't show up on search

When you press the WIN-key or press "Activities" you can start typing and you will find installed programs. Currently, when I search for Nemo it doesn't show up. I'm on stock Fedora 23 with default ...
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Why does vim-common conflict with vim-minimal on fedora23 and centos?

I generally need both vim-common and vim-minimal to have a usable system. I need vim-minimal because package sudo unconditionally depends on it (and I need sudo). vim-common in turn is a dependency of ...
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Fedora 23 freezes after login

Fedora is my first Linux-based OS I've ever installed and everything seemed to be going well until I tried to log in. I enter my credentials and the login disappears leaving only the background image ...
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OpenVPN Access Server will not Start on System Boot

I have installed OpenVPN Access Server on my computer running Fedora 23 using the instructions from this YouTube video. I have been able to install the server on the machine with no problem, and it ...
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Fedora 21 - Gem: change EXECUTABLE DIRECTORY

I am using some locally installed gems in my environment and I would like to change the EXECUTABLE DIRECTORY path to ~/.gem/bin How could I achieve this? $gem env - RUBYGEMS VERSION: 2.2.2 - ...
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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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Why does sudo depend on vi?

the package sudo-1.8.15-2.fc23.x86_64 in fedora 23 depends on vi, as attested by: $ rpm -qR sudo | grep vi /usr/bin/vi Why? Is it a mistake on the side of the package maintainer? This dependency ...