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ssh into fedora inside virtual box over internet

I am running fedora server in a virtual box inside a windows 7 host. I can ssh into fedora from this windows 7 host. How ever, I stay out of my place most of the times with a laptop at my disposal, ...
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How to configure Fedora/Ubuntu desktop with a bash script?

The default appearance of Fedora desktop is not what I desire. So I will always change some settings through GUI-based "System Settings" after a new installation. However, I feel it is rather tedious ...
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Download yum packages on Debian for an offline fedora20 system

I need to download YUM packages (namely java-1.7.0-openjdk, gstreamer-plugins-good, gstreamer-plugins-bad and gstreamer-plugins-ugly) for an offline Fedora 20 machine, and I'm working on a Debian 7. ...
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Why Doesn't Yum Clean Up Orphaned Packages?

I recently used Yum (on Fedora 13) to install xmms2. It found some dependencies and installed those as well. Immediately after I installed xmms2, I performed yum erase xmms2, but it uninstalled only ...
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High I/O system hanging

I have a Fedora 20 box that i'm trying to import a massive amount of data in to postgres on (billions of rows). System spec: 16GB RAM, 6 core 3.2 ghz, 500GB RAID0 PCIe SSD Everytime I/O load gets ...
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How do I properly start a vnc server on fedora?

I don't remember this being difficult last time I used vnc. This is what I've tried (I'm running fedora 21)... First off, install a vnc server. sudo yum install tigervnc-server ... y Now to ...
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Issue with WINE after NVIDIA Driver installation

I used to be able to successfully play Pocket Tanks and Commandos on my Fedora 20 64bit system using WINE. Few days ago I finally got time to install NVIDIA Driver. After that, WINE is now not ...
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Nginx works on my linux machine but is not accessible from other computers in my local network

In my LAN network I have a server with Scientific Linux (RedHat or Fedora based distro), I've done yum install nginx but the welcome page is not accessible from other computers in my network. When I ...
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Installing CUDA toolchain in linux without botching X

I've been trying for some time to install the CUDA toolchain on my linux (Fedora 20 x64, GeForce GT 540M) system. The main issue is that the drivers that curently allow X to run ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN on Fedora 21

I need to connect a Linux Fedora 21 desktop to a L2TP over IPSec VPN. I was given a set of instructions for how to do so on a MAC as that is what they use but I have been unable to do so on Fedora. ...
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No bootable device found on new UEFI installation

I have just installed Fedora 21 on a new laptop I bought using the following partition scheme: GPT partition table +-------+-----------+------+------+------+-------+ | sda1 | sda2 | sda3 | ...
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How to create Dial up Connection in Fedora?

I have Bluetooth dongle attached to my desktop Computer. I am successfully able to connect it with my mobile phone using Bluetooth Connection, with the Terminal command hcitool cc 00:1D:3B:05:BD:53 ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 alongside Fedora 21 [on hold]

Im trying to install Ubuntu 14. I have installed Fedora 21. When the installer asks to replace fedora or do something else, I choose do something else, then I get to the following sreen: ...
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Cannot start PostgreSQL: postgresql-upgrade is missing

Yesterday I upgraded my Fedora from 19 to 20. And now I cannot start PostgreSQL because of old database format. The steps are: 1. # systemctl start postgresql Job for postgresql.service failed. See ...
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remote desktop to Fedora 20 with xrdp

I was able to setup xrdp on my Fedora 13 machine and access it from my Windows 7 machine by follow the steps on the first post on this thread It was simple and easy. But when i try the same on my ...
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Apache configuration : 403 Forbidden Permission / Document Root

I Installed Lamp on Fedora 15 . i tried to change the Document Root to /home/USER/www , i changed it in the config file . though it gave me 403 Forbidden error when i try to access the "local host " ...
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Fedora: Get a list of installed kernels by Date

I want to get a list of installed kernels in decreasing order on the date which they were installed. Any idea on how to do this? I am on Fedora 20
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Downgrade fedora 20 kernel

I want to downgrade fedora's 20 kernel (3.11) to version 2.6 because I have a package that only supports that kernel. I have looked everywhere for 2.6 kernel for fedora 20, but with no luck. If I try ...
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Terminator needs several key presses to recognize/register shortcut

I am using terminator keybinding (F1 key) to show/hide the terminal window on Fedora 21/xfce4. Problem is, that it requires several key presses (exactly 3) to work. It used to work fine (one key ...
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how does GDM set ulimits (Fedora)?

On Fedora FC20. /etc/security/limits.conf has: * soft nofile 60000 * hard nofile 60000 * soft nproc 30000 * hard nproc 30000 After logging in through GDM, and opening a shell, the limits are 60000 ...
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How to turn off PCI Wifi without turns off USB Wifi in Gnome 3

I use Fedora with Gnome 3 desktop on acer laptop. I usually use usb wifi for connectivity than the pci wifi inside my laptop. Before yesterday, I use usb wifi and turn off pci wifi by set the pci wifi ...
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Installing javac for fedora 20 and java version 1.6

By default, I had Java 7 installed on my system(X64, Fedora 20). I needed Java 6 for a software, hence had to remove 7. sudo yum remove *java* And then, I installed Java 6. This installs Java 6 ...
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Failure to connect to VNC server after upgrade to Fedora-20

On one of my servers (Chameleon - host for a number of VMs running different OS versions) I have two VNC server instances (Tiger VNC) on the host system - one for a root desktop and one for a plain ...
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Fedora 21 update failed

I have fedora workstation 21 installed and I got a notification in the Software application about an "Important OS Update". When I click "restart and install", the machine restarts and boots into the ...
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Compiling MySQL Workbench on Fedora 21 antlr-4.3 jar not found

I'm trying to compile MySQL Workbench This is the result of cmake: -- The C compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- Check for working C compiler: ...
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MySQL Workbench not present in MySQL Community RPM for Fedora 21

I have given up trying to find a proper workaround or solution to install MySQL Workbench + MariaDB so I decided to install the official stack provided by MySQL so I enabled their YUM repository using ...
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Making text color lighter in a fedora terminal using a dark background

In a fedora distribution, When you use a dark background, colored text are too dark to offer a good contrast. How do you fix that?
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How can I make Fedora 20 use the dark theme for all applications?

If it's somehow possible to force all programs to use the dark adwaita theme, I wish to do that. For now it only seems as if the apps that shipped with Fedora is able to be fully dark, while ...
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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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Making a bootable OSX USB from dmg on Linux

I have 2 machines - a MacBook Pro and a desktop running Fedora, I have a USB drive and a OSX 10.8 dmg. The MacBook won't boot into OSX unfortunately, I'm trying to make a bootable mac usb to recover ...
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Fedora 18 Disable Hibernate and Suspend

I recently installed the new Fedora 18, LXDE spin on a workstation (not a laptop). I want to disable the hibernate and suspend functions, and remove them from the "Logout" menu in the UI. In F17 and ...
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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 rollback/undo yum update on fedora after messing the fedora versions

I want to install texlive on my fedora 16 laptop with the following procedure: # yum remove tex-* texlive-* # cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/texlive.repo <<EOF [texlive] name=texlive ...
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Cannot mount image made with ddrecovery in Fedora

I have recently made a switch to Fedora. I have an NTFS disk image that I made from a failing hard disk on Ubuntu using ddrecover. Under Ubuntu, I could mount the image just fine and recover the ...
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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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Specify Fedora version and architecture for yumdownloader

This is a continuation of Package management on an air gapped machine?. I need to install packages on a Fedora 20, i386 system that is air gapped. I'm working from on Fedora 21, x64 workstation that ...
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fedora 21 lets a user overwrite a file he does not have access to

I reproduced this problem on two fedora 21 machines. I would like that sqlite3 does not write the ~/.sqlite_history file. I couldn't find an option but said, no matter, I'll make it that it can't ...
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Use Proxy in terminal [closed]

The Indian DoT have decided to block github.com, pastbin.com and similar services in india. I use zenmate in firefox and chrome to access these site but I can not use commands like git clone npm ...
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RHEL6 - disable the tiered-progress bar during boot

How do you get RHEL6 to display the "traditional" display of startup information instead of the tiered/stacked progress bar? The standard info dump is displayed during shutdown.
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How can I place /boot/efi on a different drive than / and /home?

I am trying to install Fedora 21 onto a relatively recent Toshiba laptop. Due to firmware problems, I cannot alter the existing EFI partition. Therefore, I need to install /boot/efi on external media. ...
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Plasma 5 on Fedora giving “Could not start d-bus. Can you call qdbus?”

I cannot start Plasma 5 in Fedora 20. I have installed using the following method: yum install kf5-\* dnf copr enable dvratil/plasma-5 yum install plasma-5 Everything went fine and plasmashell will ...
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Raspberry Pi Fedora 18 ARM Remix Remote Desktop from Windows 7

I've installed the Fedora 18 ARM Remix for Raspberry Pi onto the SD card of my RasPi (type B). When connected by HDMI, Fedora and XFCE4 come up fine and without the HDMI i'm able to login through SSH ...
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“clear” comand throws some junk values before clearing the screen

I recently noticed that the clear command in Fedora 19 throws some junk value before actually clearing the screen Here's a sample output: [root@localhost ~]# clear [3;J [root@localhost ~]# ...
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how to turn off annoying beep in fedora gnome shell when returning from suspend

When going to suspend mode and when returning from it (using opening and closing the lid) Gnome Shell 3.14.2 on Fedora 21 does beeps annoyingly every-time and I had no luck finding how to turn this ...
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Virtualized Screen Resolution

I have a 64 bit Ubuntu 9.10 workstation with two virtualized guest OSes using KVM/QEMU. Also both 64-bit. One is Fedora 12 the other is beta of Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that I would like to use ...
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IP Address of the systems in the Network In Linux

I am looking for a linux command that can be used to find the IP addresses of the different systems connected in the same network. All the systems are running Fedora 14. Thanks in Advance..
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Can't automount USB stick with Fedora 21+systemd-udev, could with Gentoo on same machine

In Gentoo I had created a small script that was called by udev and allowed me to mount an USB device, identified by its serial number, to any mount point I chose. Basically, ...
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Fedora 21 fedup CLI error

I'm trying to upgrade my Fedora 20 Atom netbook to F21 using the official CLI tools, as well as the KFUpgrade fedup GUI tool I found on SourceForge. The ISO from getfedora.org wasn't recognized as a ...
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How do I get the accent-key feature to work with Java based applications?

I'm using Fedora 18 with Gnome 3.6, my keyboard layout settings is English (US). When I need to write accented characters, I use the compose key (right-alt) plus the accent key (`) followed by the ...
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Package management on an air gapped machine?

I'm working on an air gapped Fedora 20 (x64) machine. Its air gapped because of a source code review, and the company that owns the sources does not want the machine on the Internet. I'm trying to ...