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Security flaw through python broken installers?

Yesterday I wanted to install a program which is not shipped with the distribution (Fedora), nor available as rpm on its website. But since the program is not using autotools for generating the ...
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How to get yum to see rpms I have placed into cache?

I have been creating Fedora installations on virtual box for various purposes. It is a pain to download the same packages again and again, so I made the cache persistent in one installation. Now I ...
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Error: Can not retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/19/x86_64

What I did: I installed Fedora 19 x86_64 with KDE straight from a DVD I burned myself. This DVD was used at least twice now to perform reformats, and the install itself went without a hitch. This is ...
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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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Installing Fedora 19 with not enough free space left

I'm completely new to Linux, and I wanted to install Fedora 19 with my Windows 7 (dual boot). When I go through the installation process it only shows my hard drive (not partitions) and says that ...
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Installing cppman -> output not shown in right format

I've tried to install cppman in Fedora 19 or Linux mint 15 and it installs successfully. But when I try to use it I get the error: Python IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied I've installed it in ...
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Cannot start Fedora when installed on two disks

My laptop has an SSD and a HDD. There is now no OS on my laptop. Before I had installed Fedora 18 successfully (it was only on the SSD). Then I made some mistakes and the OS broke. Now I want to ...
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Error installing GCC on Fedora

I've been trying to install GCC on Fedora 18. Here is a direct excerpt from my terminal window: ishan@localhost ~]$ sudo yum install gcc gcc-c++ Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit ...
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Linker error while installing Oracle 11g on Fedora 18

I have to teach database programming against Oracle DB using C/C++ on Linux. So first step is to install Oracle 11g on Linux. Machine config : HOST: Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit Guest: Fedora 18 XFCE ...
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Installing LibreOffice 4.0.1 on Fedora 17

I downloaded 'LibreOffice_4.0.1.2_Linux_x86-64_rpm.tar.gz' from official site of libreoffice and follow the readme to install. The installation completed successfully, but when I entered ...
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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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Fedora 18 installer does not recognize existing partitions

The fedora 18 installer shows no partitions at all, and it shows all of my hard disk space as free. I opened a terminal from the live USB drive i'm using to install it, and issue the fdisk -l ...
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Fedora 18 - HP pavilion g7 - boot after install fails

F18 Installation from x64 DVD went fine, then reboot without DVD shows grub, so far so good. But as soon as grub timeout is reached, the screen becomes black and that's it! No F1, no Ctrl-Alt-F1 ...
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Failed to install laser printer samsung ML-1676 on Fedora 17

I downloaded installation packet from official site, but it is not compatible with latest Fedora releases(too many things changed in services,settings,device names et.) Anyway - when i connect the ...
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Fedora 17 installation error: “ext4 file system check failure on /dev/sda3”

I am installing Fedora 17, and after creating the hard disk partitions, the installation wizard is throwing an error: ext4 file system check failure on /dev/sda3 Again and again, this same error ...
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Install Rekonq 1.0

I would like install Rekonq 1.0 on Fedora 17, using KDE 4.8.5. At the moment, this version of Rekonq isn't available in the repositories. Actually, I've the version 0.9.2. Anyone knows how can I ...
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Installing Windows7 with Fedora17 on UEFI system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Windows 7 x64 on GPT? I made a Windows 7 installation on 750 GB disk so that Windows 7 used 50 GB where it created 100 MB NTFS system partition and 48.7 ...
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How do I install Sigil on Fedora 17?

I want to use Sigil, which isn't in the official repositories. First I added a repository called home_xwaver and installed it from there, but it started throwing errors, unable to save a book. I found ...
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Install any Linux flavor on Macbook Pro early 2011

I am trying to install Linux on my MacBook Pro. I would prefer Fedora but XUbuntu or Ubuntu is fine also. The firmware does not support the last Linux versions. The only OS I could install was ...
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Clean install of Fedora17 and keeping current home directory

HP Mini 210 Fedora 16 Hello, I have downloaded the recent F17 Beta live CD and would like to install it. Normally, when I install I always select the following custom partitions: /boot /swap ...
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What is the meaning of the following commands when installing Skype

Today, I follow this tutorial Skype Installation in order to install Skype on Fedora 16. In the instruction, the author says that: touch /usr/bin/skype chmod 755 /usr/bin/skype Open /usr/bin/skype ...
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Seg fault when using wkhtmltopdf

I'm using wkhtmltopdf through the command line. It successfully creates a PDF given a URL but is very slow and the output ends with a seg fault. Any idea how to resolve this? How can I verify that I ...
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unable to install fedora16 KDE

I have already installed Win7 on my machine. There are 3 partitions that have been done. Now i want to install another OS which is fedora 16 on my laptop but not on the virtual machine. i.e I want to ...
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Linux install error “ dracut Warning: Can't mount root filesystem. ”

I am installing Fedora 16. I just insert CD to install Fedora 16 in my laptop however, I am getting this error like "dracut Warning: Can't mount root filesystem." ...
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How do installation in linux (Fedora)?

I'm trying to run an example of MOBS - Mobile Robot Simulator, I'm trying to install the requirements and run the example, but I'm new with linux so don't understand how make these steps : 1. XView ...
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How to make a USB bootable stick for installing Fedora or Centos using VNC?

I have a PC with no option for a keyboard. I have to install the operating systems without a keyboard or mouse. I have to make a bootable USB stick which can allow me to connect to the PC from my ...
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484 views

No free disk space while installing Fedora 15

I am on a Windows 7 system trying to install Fedora 15 Linux. I am using Fedora 15 live image which I burned onto a DVD and booted. According to instructions I've found in a tutorial I go into the ...
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Fedora installation failed due to corrupt downloading — what can I do?

I have downloaded Fedora 15 & burned the image file to a DVD, but during installation it failed and informed me that vlgothik font package installation failed. It may be due to corrupt ...
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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 above error. I keep killing the offending process after finding it's pid using "ps aux | grep yum", but ...
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Permission Denied Error in Linux Terminal

I am getting a Permission denied error while executing the sh INSTALL.sh command in my Linux terminal. Can any one suggest me how to solve this problem? I getting this error while am installing 94 ...
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I have downloaded a Firefox 5 tar.gz package under linux. How can I install it properly?

How can I install the Firefox 5 tar.gz properly under an Ubuntu and Fedora Linux environment? Which folders should I put in? /usr/local or /opt/ Also, for those plugin .so files, where should I ...
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Removing all traces of GNU java and openjdk and replacing with Sun JDK

I have installed latest Sun JDk. But when I do: java -version I still got OpenJDK version. So I completely removed OpenJDK. But now when I do: java -version I get even older GNU java 1.5 ...
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How to build Fedora automatically installation ISO

I want to install Fedora 12 on lots (>100) machines with the same system. These system is a little special: Each has 4G to 12G memory, but no HD. So we need to install system into memory. We want ...
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ImportError: No module named _md5

I am trying to install Altera's Quartus 10 web edition 32 bit (but I think only the 32bit part is relevant to my problem) on Fedora 14 (x86_64bit), which runs inside a VM. When I run the installer: ...
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Fedora 13: How to uncheck install boot loader on /dev/sda?

I want to install Fedora 13 with boot loader on its own partition (not on MBR). Option "Install boot loader on /dev/sda" is not available. How can i do this? Is this option available in Fedora 14? I ...
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How to resolve these linking errors while installing ffmpeg?

I downloaded ffmpeg installation using git: FFmpeg Git There are Git repositories of FFmpeg and libswscale. Both are kept in sync with SVN automatically. To allow building FFmpeg with ...
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In yum, what is presto?

When I do a yum install or a yum update, sometimes I get this Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit telling me that the packages are being updated. What is presto?
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How to run Amarok after installing?

On my Fedora machine, I installed Amarok using yum install amarok In the Fedora start menu, and entry is created 'Amarok'. But, when I click it, a window opens and closes itself. I am not able to ...
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“Boot has failed, sleeping forever.” Suggest some solution for this

I downloaded Fedora from here. While trying to install it, I am getting this error: No root device found. Boot has failed, sleeping forever. I tried searching on it (found codehead and ...
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What partitions do I need to have to install Fedora on my Vista machine?

I am using Windows Vista on my machine. I want to install Fedora. What all partitions should I have before starting to install? Are there any precautions etc that should be taken? I do not want to ...
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How to install Fedora from an .iso file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install fedora 12 iso file? I just downloaded Fedora from here. How do I install Fedora from the .iso file that is downloaded? Also, I have Vista already ...
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How do I Install Fedora using CDs?

I'm trying to install Fedora so that I can run Amahi Home Server, my system wont boot from a DVD and I'm now sure how to install using CDs or USB. Thanks!
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How to installl Fedora without Cd Rom/DVD drive and booting from USB?

Hi is it possible to install Fedora on a computer with a screwed CD/DVD Drive (Doesn't Work) and no USB Boot option on start up? I tried Unetbootin it doesnt work either I get "Invalid Boot File" on ...
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Fedora Add/remove software problem

Whenever I try to run Add/remove software from menu, it gives me this error: PackageKit Error: Running graphical applications as privileged user should be avoided for security reasons. ...
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Installation Error Netbeans

I got the following error when installing netbeans on fedora 8 java: xcb_xlib.c:50: xcb_xlib_unlock: Assertion `c->xlib.lock' failed. I am getting this alternatives --config java There are 2 ...
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Installation of fedora 10 from install DVD, but with no monitor

I have an oldish box running fedora 2. I want to do a fresh install with fedora 10, but I do not have a screen/monitor for it (all my other machines are laptops). To save buying a monitor, does ...