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

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Fedora “only console users are allowed to run the x server”

[diogoferreira@localhost ~]$ startx xauth : file /home/diogoferreira/.serverauth.3282 does not exist /user/libexec/Xorg.wrap: Only console users are allowed to run the x server So I installed VMware ...
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Cannot change php.ini settings without restart of machine

I finally found out that I need to the restart my machine to take over some php.ini configuration changes. But I'm wondering why I cannot just restart httpd. What do I have to do that I don't need to ...
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Fedora KDE 29 random directories in home directory

I have fresh Fedora 29 KDE spin installed. Firefox added, up to date. After each reboot and login an empty folder with random name appears in home directory. Each time name is new and does not look ...
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How to create multiboot persistent USB drive

a) I am experiencing a problem with attempt to install Fedora directly to USB (persistent install).My USB is 2TB in size i wonder if its a hardware problem or fedora does not support large USB’s? B) ...
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Network adapter is unable to find Wi-Fi networks in monitor mode

My wireless network adapter is not working properly in monitor mode. In managed mode it works perfectly: finds networks, connects to home network. But if I'm using monitor mode and try to find any ...
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Mounted volume does not appear in FTP client using vsftpd

Using vsftpd and filezilla, I can connect and view files and directories in a user's home directory. An empty directory is initially visible, but after I mount an ext2 volume to it, the directory ...
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Set extra route with OpenVPN

I am using Gnome Shell / NetworkManager on Fedora to setup a OpenVPN and the connection works fine. I don't seem to get the routing correctly though. Whatever I choose (Automatic routes, "Use this ...
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Why Fedora Workstation 29 send out automatic DNS requests to fedoraproject.org every 3 minutes?

I installed PiHole on my Raspberry Pi and set it as DNS server for my Fedora Workstation. Now I notice that my Fedora Workstation 29 setup requests fedoraproject.org about every 3 minutes. I find ...
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Apache SuexecUserGroup and group permissions on fedora with joomla

I'm having trouble with permissions and ownership on a fedora28 system with apache-2.4 and joomla-3.9. I'd like to be able to have only the minimal number of files necessary to be owned by apache and ...
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Fedora installation media does not recognise the hard drive in mac

As a continuation of my previous question, I'm trying to install Fedora to my mac, and now I can come to the beginning of installation step without an error, but during the installation process, the ...
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Error in the test before installing Fedora to Mac (next to OSX)

I'm trying to install Fedora 29 next to OSX on my macbook air. I downloaded the image and verified the checksum. Then I formatted usb to OSX Extended Journaled file system, and created bootable usb ...
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Can't install software using gnome-software on Fedora 29

I have recently installed Fedora 29 on HP ProBook 420 G2, previously Windows 7. The installation completed with no known issues, however now when I try to use gnome-software to install any software, ...
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networking on android emulator on linux

How can I get network to work on android studio emulator on Linux (Fedora 29), I've read a lot but not anything helpful and simple it is all mess. I did telnet localhost 5554 and it looks ok Trying ...
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Hiding Virtual machine status from guest operating system

Host OS: Fedora Guest OS: Windows 10 Virtualization: KVM So the idea is to run a Windows 10 host machine that is unaware that it is a virtual machine. So when I open the task manager on the guest ...
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Pixels in Fedora 29 show up as “dead” but they are actually active

I get blocks of dead pixels on Fedora 29 (The same happened with 28). But they are not dead. When I go to the applications overview, or when I am logging in to the computer, the pixels work fine. But ...
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cant install google-chrome on amazon red hat server

I am trying to install google-chrome on Amazon server NAME="Amazon Linux AMI" VERSION="2018.03" ID="amzn" ID_LIKE="rhel fedora" VERSION_ID="2018.03" PRETTY_NAME="Amazon Linux AMI 2018.03" ANSI_COLOR=...
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Set GTK theme by launch a program by $GTK_THEME env

There are https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GTK+ talk about that I can set GTK Theme manually for individual launched program so: $ GTK_THEME=Adwaita:dark gnome-calculator It's work. But how ...
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“Segmentation fault (core dumped)” when installing Udeler (Fedora)

I am running Fedora 29. I'm trying to install Udeler [an app to download Udemy videos from courses you are enrolled in]. It is a very small application with an "appImage" extension. I installed and ...
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How to paste a file's path

In windows, I could right click something and copy it's path, not the actual file. Is there a Linux (Fedora) equivalent? This could be something like copying the file's path to clipboard. I googled it,...
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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 ...