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Questions tagged [fedora]

Fedora is a Linux-based free operating system sponsored by Red Hat.

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Stopping ligatures in konsole

After upgrading to Fedora 29 konsole has started to use ligatures for my monowidth fonts (currently Inconsolata), which is beyond terrible for example when it decides to combine "fi". I have futzed ...
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Failed to locate manager object freezing Fedora

I'm using Fedora 29. I had to reinstall it, but I kept a backup of all my folders. After the installation, I booted up in Ubuntu (dual boot) and copied and replaced all the backup files (including the ...
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My package's new updateinfo.xml shows up in the yum cache, but isn't displayed as a security update by yum update

I have a package I want to release a security update for. So I added an updateinfo.xml and used modifyrepo to add it to the files listed by repomd.xml. When I test with the baseurl of the yum repo ...
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Hardware accelerated mplayer does not render movie in Fedora 26

I bought a GPU for my Linux system just to be able to play movies without any glitches and issues of integrated graphics and get rid of messages like your "system is too slow to ...". Then I ...
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Mouse pointer stuck when not used

I just bought a wireless mouse that comes with its own bluetooth usb key. The problem is that when I'm on Fedora (Fedora 28 Workstation), if I don't move the pointer for a while when I move it again, ...
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How To Run win 10 From Internal Hard Drive (VirtualBox)(Fedora)

I have dual-boot win 10 & Fedora. I want to run the win 10 in Fedora using VirtualBox, how do I do this? I do not want to make an ISO of my OS like this. https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-a-...
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VirtualBox 5.2.22 on Fedora 29 Host with Windows 10 Pro guest, choppy audio

I installed VirtualBox 5.2.22 from rpmfusion on a fresh install of Fedora 29. I installed Windows 10 Pro in a VM. Windows 10 seems to be running fine, but when I attempt to play any audio it's very ...
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Fedora 27 to Fedora 28 upgrade gives following message

I am trying to upgrade my Fedora 27 (using dnf) to Fedora 28, but the last month I keep got that message error: sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=28 Before you continue ensure that your ...
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Aircrack-ng Can't Read File or Crunch's Standard Output (Fedora)

Okay, so I am trying to pipe crunch to aircrack-ng, and I get the following error: [root@x IN /x/x]$ crunch 8 8 -t @o@@@@@@ | aircrack-ng - -b 94:0E:6B:A5:F3:32 Crunch will now generate the ...
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Why does booting Fedora 28 & 29 live .iso failing on VirtualBox

I'm having nearly the same problem as stated in this question. Same symptom at the same stage in the process. I, however, believe I am loading a 32bit .iso: Fedora-Workstation-Live-i386-28-1.1 (...
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Share monitor from laptop to pc

I would like to use my laptop, which is running windows 10 and I would like to share it's screen on my PC which is running Fdora 28. Is there any way to do that?
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Why does videos not resume from last point played? Fedora

Basically, why does videos (Fedora's default gnome application for playing video files) not resume from the last point played when I close and re-open it? And is there a way to make it do so? I looked ...
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overlayfs on fedora 29

So fedora 29 is out. cat /proc/filesystems no overlay2 again. So this is the most most cutting edge distro from RH, which propagates docker heavily, but I'm still not able to use what's normal for ...
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Runing GitKraken on Fedora gives error: libcrypto.so.1.0.0 cannot open shared object file

I followed this article to be able to run Gitkraken on my Fedora: https://blog.scottlowe.org/2018/05/01/installing-gitkraken-on-fedora-27/ However when I run /opt/gitkraken/gitkraken I get this ...
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client VPN keeps changing stored password after one use

I have a very long password to connect to VPN at work so I would like to store it in a client VPN that comes with Ubuntu and Fedora. I go to the client VPN settings > Identity and I put my password ...
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Can't Change expandMain Fedora Partition with GParted

I am trying to expand my main Fedora partition and have live booted but I still cant move sda3 over so I can expand into the allocated space. Picture of GParted
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APFS or JHFS+ for dual boot MacOSX Mojave / Fedora?

What filesystem, APFS or JHFS+ is needed for a dual boot system on Mac, OSX Mojave / Fedora? Will Fedora install into APFS?
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Removed rfremix-release by system update

Yesterday I wanted to update the Russian Fedora Remix (RFRemix) 28-> 29. dnf upgrade issued a message about the conflict in the package rfremix-release-2.xxxxxxx I doubted a little, but decided that ...
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From VMware and Fedora 29 ssh to remote machine cause Broken pipe

I install Fedora 29 on VMware player just now, and found ssh to remote machine fails with "Broken pipe". Fedora 29 is just available few days, did you meet this problem? $ ssh cranuser22@10.39.158.52 ...
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Awesome window manager does not start

I am trying to switch from gnome-shell to awesome on fedora 28. The problem I have is that when I try sudo awesome -r it tells me that another window manager is already running. So I have tried ...
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SSD falls asleep(?) and causes access to hang

I have an ZTC Thunder usb-to-M.2 SSD enclosure with a 500GB Samsung EVO850-500GB-SSD, which I use for backup and misc storage. From here on I will refer to this combination of hardware as my usb-ssd. ...
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fedora 26 disable firewalld use iptables startup script

the firewalld zones and rules etc are a complete pain in the butt compared to regular old iptables. My main goal is to get my iptables rules to run at startup and not have to recreate them all with ...
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Fedora 28 random Freeze + Audio loop

I've been having this issue with Fedora 28 and I can't figure out the issue. Maybe a more experienced linux user could help me out. My Desktop Environment is gnome. Every so often my computer will ...
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Install ffmpeg from source, missing libs

I'm trying to install ffmpeg from source using this guide https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Centos. Getting error in configure ERROR: freetype2 not found manually in command line: $pkg-...
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Timeshift schedules not working on Fedora and Manjaro. Why?

Nowadays I am using Fedora and Manajro mostly. I use openSUSE and sometimes min Mint. I have installed TimeShift in my machine with Manjaro and a friend's machine with Fedora. In both the schedules ...
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USB redirection in libvirt

I'm running libvirt under Fedora 28. I would like to attach a USB device to a VM, but when I select "Redirect USB Device" from the "Virtual Machine" menu in virt-manager and then select the device, I ...
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Fedora 28 - random keyboard lag

I have recently installed Fedora on my new Dell Vostro 5471 laptop. The installation froze at configuring user settings, so after 2 hours I have rebooted the laptop. Looked like everything was working ...
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installing fedora 28 on laptop gives error disk sda already reached maximum allowed number of primary partitions

I tried installing fedora on my laptop which had Windows 7 pre installed I wanted to have a dual boot system boot things were not clear so I could not do it. I then later tried to proceed only with ...
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How to automatically use Bluetooth headphones as audio output in Fedora?

When I turn on my Bluetooth headphones, I hear "connected" if my Fedora laptop is nearby, and I see the device appear in the Bluetooth settings window. If I go to the Sound settings window, however, ...
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Deleted gnome desktop environment on fedora now I'm stuck at command line login

I am using fedora 28. I had enough of the staggering terminal in gnome (mem leak I think) so I installed cinnamon. The problem is thought uninstaling gnome would just automatically set the DE to ...
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Bluetooth works as root in Gnome; works for a regular user in bash shell but not Gnome

I've got an issue with bluetooth where if I log into gnome as a regular user, bluetooth shows as in the OFF state and cannot be enabled. If I login gnome as a root user, it works correctly. I have ...
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Setting up rules in firewalld to allow clients in the same VPN subnet to communicate

I am trying to setup a Wireguard VPN on a Fedora server. I have it up and running and can connect with multiple clients, browse through it, ssh into the server etc. In general it just works. Except ...
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Jenkins wont run on Fedora 27

I cannot get jenkins working on fedora 27 after the rather standard install process. dnf install jenkins systemctl start jenkins wget localhost:8080 --2018-09-27 21:27:51-- http://localhost:8080/ ...
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Is it possibile to skip a package weak dependencies during a kickstart installation of Fedora?

I know how to skip the installation of weak dependencies with dnf when installing a package (either by modifying dnf.conf or directly in the command line). I was wondering: is it possible to skip a ...
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FTP: connect: No route to host error

On my PC I have VMware with two VMs, both are Fedora. I am trying to use FTP between them, but I'm getting: ftp: connect: No route to host Here the output when I ping from VM1 to VM2: [root@...
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How to search for an Artist in Rhythmbox on Fedora?

The online help for Rhythmbox shows a couple of buttons next to the Search widget that seem to select what is going to be searched, ie. Artists vs. Albums vs. Titles. But in my Rhythmbox (version 3.4....
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building Android on Fedora (28)

I'm trying to set up my Fedora system to build Android. Official support is aimed at Ubuntu/Debian, so some package names and content vary. How to Install ncurses-devel version 5 on Fedora 26? I ...
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How to change Apache user and group from apache to our own user and group in fedora

I have recently changed the user of Apache from apache to my own user so that I could be the owner of the project in www. But I don't know why I am not able to access any project after I changed the ...
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How to change title and icon of a terminal program in Gnome 3?

I have a couple of terminal based programs which I'll never be able to leave behind. When I start them from the command line with something like gnome-terminal --command foo or when I make a Foo....
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Mount error: “unknown filesystem type 'exfat'”

I'm running Fedora 28 and when I try to mount this SD card, I get the following error: The last part of the error message translates to unknown filesystem type 'exfat' If I try to open it using ...
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Unable to get KVM working on Fedora Linux running on a AMD machine

I have been trying to get KVM working on my Fedora Linux installed on a desktop computer with AMD processor with no success. [kp@localhost ~]$ lscpu | grep svm Flags: fpu vme de pse tsc ...
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gthumb crashes when playing videos — need to understand crash reports & compiling & dependencies system

I'm running gthumb 3.4.5 on fedora 26. It tends to crash whenever I try to play some movie in it. I'm just a java developer, not advanced linux admin, I need some information how these issues are ...
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Sluggish terminal in Fedora

I am struggling to understand why by (brand new;top spec) Dell XPS is sluggish when using the terminal for basic tasks. There is a delay between pressing TAB and getting suggestions. I am finding it ...
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LVM Issue in Virtual Machine

I have a virtual machine (fedora) and connecting to it via ssh. for this VM a virtual disk with 300G volume is assigned, but I cannot add it to VM via LVM, can you help me step by step ? I have only ...
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Installing directx 7 in wine on fedora

I have a very old bit of software I want to run through wine and on the system requirements it has listed DirectX 7. I attempted to install this with winetricks but the oldest version listed is ...
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Fedora 28's “JDK” is missing the compiler, javac; How do I properly install it?

I installed a fresh download of Fedora Server 28 and it didn't come with Java. Fine. I ran yum list, and found some packages to install and installed all the most suitable looking JDK packages. ...
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cacerts java on fedora 28

Minecraft fails to join a server because of (The Auth servers are down) Except they are not. It's becasue it doesn't have the certificate. But on other linux distros I don't need to get the ...
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Google Recaptcha fails over tethering

I've done research for the last couple days concerning tethering Fedora 28 x64 bit over an android tethering. The android phone is a non-standard AOSP with functional APN settings. I recently ...
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How can I install Fedora (with working WIFI) onto macbook pro?

How can I install Fedora onto macbook pro(early 2011)? I would like for WIFI to work on Fedora after the install. This will need to be a completely offline install. Any help would be greatly ...
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Debugging clipboard copy not working on linux

I'm running Fedora 27 with KDE 5, often use google-chrome, slack, qt creator and occasionally VirtualBox. I've been running into some odd cases where my clipboards simply stop working. Often it seems ...