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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 ...
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Radeon initialisation problems (VCE init -110); notebook won't boot

I have a Dell Latitude E6540 with hybrid graphics (Intel 9540 and AMD Radeon HD 8790M), but after fiddling with drivers and running the HTC Vive setup, my computer won't boot anymore. On Linux (...
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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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Windows theme selector in Tweak Tool disappeared after Fedora 22 upgrade

Running Gnome 3 under Fedora 21 and prior, the gnome-tweak-tool Appearance panel showed theme selectors for the following: Global Dark Theme Window GTK+ Icons Cursor Shell Enable Animations ...
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How to permanently switch to text mode interface in fedora 23

I want to permanently switch from GUI interface to text mode interface in fedora. I tried to edit the /etc/inittab file to switch the runtime level. But that file was no longer used. Then I tried to ...
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SSH DSA keys no longer work for password-less authentication

After upgrading to Fedora 23, passwordless (public-key-based) authentication no longer works in SSH: when trying to SSH to some host, it prompts for my password at the remote host. I can't get it to ...
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Grub doesn't show up after installation of Fedora 23

Initially, I wanted to install Fedora in UEFI, but I don't know for which reason, I had the message "For a UEFI installation, you must include an EFI System partition on a GPT formatted disk, monted ...
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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 Alternatives and Java: Switching JAVA_HOME At Same Time?

I have to switch between 3 separate JDKs and understand the concepts of the alternatives system. However, when I switch from one to another, is there a way to automatically set JAVA_HOME to the new ...
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Both Alt keys not working

My machine is an Asus X550LB. Two months ago I updated my BIOS. Two weeks after that, both of my Alt keys rarely work(mostly they don't work, rarely they both work). Could it be related to the BIOS ...
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Can't access bios (even though I can access windows repair)

I have two HDD in my MSI laptop. In one of them Windows 10 (with its own efi partition) is installed. In the other one I tried installing Fedora (again, with its own efi partition in said hdd). After ...
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Administration suggestions for employees using Ubuntu

We're pretty much set on putting Ubuntu LTS (open to alternatives if it's really helpful) on a few new machines for some employees to cut the cost of Windows licenses and seemingly daily glitches. We ...
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several minor issues intsalling Fedora 24 to an external USB drive

Most of my computers are UEFI, so I had the idea of, instead of dual-booting each one, installing Fedora 24 to a removable USB hard-drive, and having one Fedora installation that I could use on any ...
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Dnf has utf-8 problems

I have problem with dnf. Specifically: I cannot update my box anymore. # dnf update Last metadata expiration check: 0:02:11 ago on Thu Jun 2 14:32:01 2016. Dependencies resolved. Traceback (most ...
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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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Dual Boot Fedora 23 and windows 10..windows 10 not booting

I am a newbie and recently installed fedora 23 on my windows 10 through partition. After installing fedora 23, I get 3 options in the menu to select the Os i want to boot. 2 options for Fedora 23 and ...
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How to configure tftp server on Fedora 23?

I have installed the tftp server using: #dnf install tftp-server How do i set the tftp server directory ? I don't see any tftp related config files in /etc.
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Login to GNOME (Fedora) using my FreeIPA credentials

I have a FreeIPA Server (Fedora Server 23) and a FreeIPA Client (Fedora Server 23 with GNOME). Everything works excepts one thing: I can't login to Fedora Client with my FreeIPA username and password. ...
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Fedora 23 has stopped installing new programs and updates

I have been using Fedora 23 for the last 2 months and since yesterday DNF has stopped installing or upgrading programs. This is the error message I got in the Yum Extender - Powered by DNF: g-io-...
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Can't Boot from Fedora USB

I'm trying to boot from a USB with Fedora ISO on it, but it goes straight to windows 10. I've set the boot order to try the USB first and I'm pretty sure that the files are correct on the USB Files. I ...
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Diffrent output of “ps -a” on Ubuntu and Fedora

I have noticed that the ps -a command produces different output when I run it on ubuntu "16.04" and Fedora 23. According the man page of both distribution the -a option should do : -a Select all ...
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Fedora 23: Properly recreating /home partition and integrating it into an exisiting installation?

I used a btrfs raid 1 for my /home partition, but unfortunately the file system destroyed itself. '/' is on a seperate drive. Now I want to recreate the /home partition for my user (this time using ...
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YUM crashed due to library missing

I tried to remove stock Lua and build my own one, so I tried: yum remove lua But too many dependencies on the package and it does not allow me to remove it so I used rpm instead: rpm -r --nodeps --...
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Fedora 22 - Can't Access GNOME Lock Screen

I recently installed Fedora 22 and I'm using GNOME v3.16.2. I am new to Fedora, but moderately experienced with Linux. I cannot figure out how to lock my screen with a keyboard shortcut. I have ...
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Fedora 17 - Add 3rd harddrive to /home

I'm running Fedora 17 64bit that have 320gb and 500gb hard drive. Command df -h shows that /dev/mapper/centos-home has size of 710G. I want to add third hard drive and increase size of /dev/mapper/...
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Fedora 21 reports root file system as 100% full, cannot use yum

When I try to use a yum command like yum update the terminal yields this: Error: Insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/fedora * free 0 * needed 100 k When I ...
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Connecting to FTP via the Linux command line

I need to upload files via FTP from the command line. I have this information: a URL, a username, a password, a port, and the fact that I am supposed to use passive mode. How do I upload a file given ...
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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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Steam GLX context is not using direct rendering

A few month ago I messed up with my mesa libs and openGL for a school project, I don't remember what I changed exactly, it had something to do with the OpenGL version I think, but now I realise that I ...
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Grub does not pick up new kernels (was: How to update Fedora's kernel)

In a seemingly endless quest to get Vagrant working I am trying to update Fedora. Vagrant needs VirtualBox, VirtualBox needs kernel sources, and kernel sources are only available for the latest kernel ...
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How do I uninstall Fedora 23 (dual boot with Windows 10)?

This is the Disk Management on Windows 10. I have no idea what to remove. I don't have the installation disk as Windows 8 came pre-installed with my laptop. Please help me with this.
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Corrupted video drivers causing x to go insane

I think X is borked. It's been working for months, then suddenly: There's an extra, immobile mouse cursor stuck on the screen. CTRL + ALT + Fn doesn't work. The screen stops responding, but I can ...
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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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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 ...