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No more space in root filesystem, how could I increase the size?

This is my filesystem : ~  df -h -x tmpfs -x devtmpfs Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/fedora-root 9.8G 7.6G 1.7G 83% / /dev/mapper/fedora-home 50G 27G ...
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Why does Fedora's dnf sort lines by length?

When I do a dnf search emacs, the output seems to be sorted by line length (see below). Why? [dhc-user@server1 timestudy]$ dnf search emacs Last metadata expiration check: 2 days, 8:25:38 ago on Sun ...
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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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How to change from gnome deskop to lxde desktop in fedora 23 in virtualbox

I have just installed lxde desktop in fedora. I have installed default gnome desktop. Now i can not change gnome to lxde. In Ubuntu in time user account logging there was option that we can choose our ...
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How do you disable touchscreen gestures on Fedora/GNOME?

I'm creating a touchscreen project on Fedora 23 (using GNOME 3.18.2) that requires a fullscreen Firefox (or Chrome) window that the user cannot close using the touchscreen. However, we realized that ...
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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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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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Wifi Access Point instable in Fedora, KDE Plasma 5

I have two PCs (PC1 and PC2). Both have identical hard- and software and both are connected to the interenet via ethernet connection. As OS I have Fedora 23 with KDE Plasma 5. Using the KDE ...
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Linux Teamviewer, Windows in VirtualBox: keyboard only passes alphanumerics

From Teamviewer on XP (remote) to Teamviewer on Fedora 17 with XP or Win7 VMs, can't pass any keys except alphanumerics ([a-zA-Z0-9]) to Windows. This has persisted thru 3 Fedora releases and 3 or 4 ...
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Switch from DNF to Yum (Fedora 22)

I just installed Fedora 22 and - much to my surprise/anger - I found that yum has been replaced by DNF. I don't want DNF, no matter how superior it is compared to yum - how can I completely switch ...
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How do I connect to a shared folder on the network on Fedora 23?

I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to learn about it. I usually connect to my university server on Mac OS X using the "connect to server" option. This is an example of my university home address: ...
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replace windows 8 with fedora 21

Has anyone replaced their windows 8 pc with fedora 21 ? if yes, is it advisable to do so? also, did you have to disable secure boot or bootloader lock or both?
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Fedora 12 Wireless problems (Intel Wireless 4965AGN Card)

I'm having an interesting experience with my wireless card at the moment. Basically, it goes like this: I connect to the local wireless network (netgear router) It works, briefly, allowing me to ...
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How do I stop my bash shell from asking to install a package?

When I mis-type a command, the shell tries to find a package that provides it. How do I disable this feature? Example: [dave@dave cpp]$ sl bash: sl: command not found... Install package 'sl' to ...
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Menus showing up on wrong monitor with Fedora 23

Hardware: Dell XPS 15 9550 (4K touchscreen) with DisplayLink box Software: Fedora 23, displaylink driver 1.0.335, video driver xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.99.917-16.20150729 I have searched for similar ...
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CPU temperate stuck and fan at maximum speed

I have a Dell Inspiron 5548 (i7-5500U, 16GB RAM) and I'm running Fedora 24 with kernel 4.5.1. I noticed the internal fan will stay at maximum speed (5500-5600RPM) forever while the CPU temperature ...
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CD drive keeps popping out on Dell D630 when using Fedora but fine with Windows XP

I have a Dell D630 laptop that I did a clean install of Fedora on last weekend. Every time I open the CD drive and close it, it pops open again after a couple seconds. This happens whether or not it ...
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dvi to hdmi isn't working correctly

I have a DVI to HDMI converter for my television. I used to use DVI to VGA and it worked correctly. I switched, and now the television won't display my screen properly. The info: nvidia with ...
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KDE: Don't start login screen before my app script finishes

I have Fedora 23 on my machine and I'm using KDE Plasma. I've written a small app which is executed before the KDE login screen appears. This was done by placing the line /path/to/MyApp to ...
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Fedora 12 hangs at boot

I'm kind of a beginner at Linux , I've installed an Nvidia driver with this command # yum install akmod-nvidia every thing went ok , but after reboot the system hangs right after starting ...
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How can I improve Nvidia graphics performance in Linux?

I'm running Fedora 16 64-bit, my graphics card is an Nvidia GTS 250. Adobe flash performance is poor compared to Windows, and GPU accelerated video decoding doesn't seem to be fully working (worked ...
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Fedora 17 x86_64 Nvidia R310 Driver

EDIT: I updated the question to be more clear. I am currently running Nvidia's proprietary driver (kmod-nvidia-3.6.7-4.fc17.x86_64-304.64-1.fc17.x86_64) on Fedora 17 x86_64. Apparently, there is a ...
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How to fix Nemo file explorer as crashes frequently in Linux and asks for root privileges to fix the error?

I have Nemo installed on Centos and Fedora, on Gnome classic and Mate Desktop, crashing every now and then and asking for root privileges to fix the issues found but other explorers work just fine. I ...
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How to recover Boot loader from lost partition hd0,1 (/dev/sda1) in Dual boot Windows10/Linux-Fedora21?

My first partition of 106MB is lost, boots fine to F21 but choosing Windows in boot menu gives some errors. any suggestion would be appreciated. Background; For some reason, I am not able to boot ...
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Install NVIDIA Developer Drivers for GTX 630M on Fedora 16

I'm trying to install the developer drivers on my ASUS N53SM-ES72 laptop, which has the Core i7-2670QM Sandy Bridge Processor and a GT 630M. I've done a full installation of Fedora 16, with no ...
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pavucontrol shows Line-out as unplugged when Headphones are plugged in

I have my speakers plugged in to the Line Out jack. When I plug my headphones into the front headphone jack, the speakers are muted and sound is played in my headphones, as expected. However, when I ...
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Fedora 23, can't use high resolution on all displays anymore

So I'm having a strange issue here. I'm running Fedora 23, and after a package update, I'm no longer able to utilize high resolution on all 3 of my displays, only one of them. On my main display the ...
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Error installing Nvidia proprietary driver on Fedora 18

I'm trying to install the Nvidia proprietary driver (Geforce 525M) but I'm getting this error: ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This is most likely because the kernel ...
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Show git diff with GITG on Fedora

I am using this tool https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gitg/ as a git GUI. In Ubuntu when I open the application inside a git project is shows the unstaged/unadded files in the top left and I can easily ...
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How can I make a windows 8 recovery drive - CD - using Linux Fedora?

My HP 250G3 Windows 8(.1?) computer one day didn't boot - "Boot Device Not Found (...)" The hard disk drive tests passed. When I press F11 during startup, nothing happens. Now I have only a old Linux ...
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GPU usage and heat production in linux

I am using Fedora 18 in my laptop with Nvidia GT 630M graphics card. I am using dual boot with windows 7. In windows I am getting a battery backup of around 3 hr. But when I use Fedora, it reduces to ...
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“power button action” Missing in Fedora 23

I Recently upgraded to Fedora 23. I noticed "power button action" is missing from gnome-tweak-tool. It is also not available in dconf-editor. Even in terminal It is not available. ...
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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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Fedora 23 - Dual monitor Issue - Unwanted Mirroring

I cannot get my dual Asus monitors not to mirror, when using Fedora 23. I had been using them without issue (screen sharing) on another HD with Kali, and also another HD with Windows 10. It's the ...
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How to mount an LVM volume?

I'm trying to mount an LVM2 volume in Linux, but all the instructions I see online say to mount the Volume Group, such as: mkdir -p /mnt/VolGroup00/LogVol00 but I don't know how to figure out the ...
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Tutorial for setting up a Linux machine with 3 monitors? [closed]

Can you provide a link to an up-to-date tutorial for setting up Linux with 3 monitors? Specifically, I want to set up 2 different nvidia video cards with 3 monitors. I can already do 2 monitors on 1 ...
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VirtualBox Seamless view

I've a brand new Fedora 23 Host that run VirtualBox 5.0.16 My Guest is Windows 7 64Bit. My setup is a laptop in docking station with another external screen. No matter how much I tried, I could not ...
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Fedora failing to install on VirtualBox in Mac OSX

I'm trying to install Fedora on VirtualBox on my MacBook. I set up a VDI drive from the selection list and allocated 20gb hard drive space and 4gb of ram. Boot up the machine and load from the Fedora ...
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Fedora 20, tried akmod, kmod, nvidia proprietry installer still can not install on msi ge60/gtx660m

I have fedora20, tried to install bumblebee,primus,nvidia 304xx drivers to my fedora installation. I tried akmod it froze at the prefdm process as i know it correct. Fedora logo comes up and it goes ...
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What does /dev/sda for linux mean?

What does : /dev/sda stand for? What does it mean? I have both Fedora and Ubuntu installed and if I explore them using Ext2explore from windows, I see these names : /dev/sda6 /dev/sda9 Please ...
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what does the “none” suffix mean?

Tried to Google but couldn't find answers, I'm using fedora 20, in my rsyslog.conf , found this line "*.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none /var/log/messages " What does "mail.none" and ...
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pulseaudio halt with C-Media usb audio

pulseaudio will enter an uninterrupted wait when my c-media usb audio device is plugged in/activated. pulseaudio -k wont kill it (even with autospawn = no), nor kill with SIGINT or SIGTERM), and the ...
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Fedora localized wordlist package

On Debian you can get alternative wordlists to the default /usr/share/dict/words by installing wpolish, wgerman and others. This question points how to install the default wordlist on Fedora, and how ...
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Secondary monitor off after sleep

I have two monitors connected to same onboard Intel graphic card. When I start my computer both screens are on and the display configuration is fine. But as soon as my computer goes to sleep, if I ...
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Why does akmods.service slow boot?

I'm using Fedora 23. My computer is slow to boot. systemd-analyze tells me the slowest service is akmods.service. Why does it take so long? I only have one akmod (akmod-nvidia) and it's already built ...
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Time an hour off when booting between Windows and Fedora

I'm currently having some bother with a dual boot box running Windows XP and Fedora. Whenever I reboot into the other operating system, the time is an hour out - when going from Fedora to Windows, ...
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LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose not working?

I'm trying to track down a problem with direct rendering being disabled, after reverting to nouveau on Fedora 18 x64 (the official NVidia drivers were having stability issues). Unfortunately, when ...
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No kernel sources available for 4.4.4-301.fc23.x86_64

I am trying to use vagrant on Fedora 23, but it isn't working at all. It isn't working because virtualbox's kernel modules will not install and compile with 4.4.4-301.fc23.x86_64. I installed ...
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Can't start Pycharm due to inability to detect graphics settings

I just downloaded the PyCharm IDE on my Feodra to play around with Django. I am unable to run it due to some graphics environment problem, which doesn't tell me much. I have downloaded and installed ...
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External USB harddrive going unresponsive after a few hours of use

I mount my Seagate FreeAgent Pro external harddrive to my Fedora box via USB. I use it as storage for my backups. Recently, it's been giving me some problems. I attempted to contact Seagate and they ...