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Questions tagged [fedora-20]

Fedora is a Linux distribution. Version 20 Heisenbug coincides with the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Fedora Project.

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Why some commands don't take input redirection?

For example, echo: [aesteban@localhost ~]$ cat tmp.txt Angel [aesteban@localhost ~]$ echo < tmp.txt [aesteban@localhost ~]$ As you can see, the output is just a blank line. According to my ...
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Removed lines in .bash_history are still listed in history command. How to load the changes?

I removed command lines in my .bash_history. The problem is that when I execute the history command the deleted commands are still listed. How do I load the changes ? I tried source .bashrc and ...
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Sending too much data over IPv6

I have installed fedora 20 in my laptop, and got a problem that the data traffic, especially the sending part, increased heavily (>10MiB/s), while connecting networks with IPv6. I have tried to use ...
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Firefox thinks I'm using and older Flash version

I'm running Firefox 35.0 on Fedora 20. It has the current latest Adobe Flash version (11.2.202.440). Firefox is blocking Flash and displaying an alert bar, claiming it is outdated: In English: ...
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Incron Job is not being executed

I am using incron to monitor one of my file in /var/www/html directory. output of incrontab -l /var/www/html/test IN_ACCESS /home/intel/test.sh This job is supposed to create a file in home ...
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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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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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Can't create incron job

I am trying to create incron job, but no success. When I type: incrontab -l I got: no table for vujke and when I type: incrontab -e I got: editor finished with error: No such file or directory ...
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Setting and keeping resolution settings for a display that's not autodetected on KDE/Fedora 20

I have a non standard 1280x800 screen which isn't detected correctly by my linux system The screen is a 1280x800 native, 10.1 inch tablet display with an external controller board. I've got it ...
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configure: error: Please install libyaml

I am following the installation of Basics of YAML Parsing in PHP to install YAML for PHP in Fedora 20. I went through all these steps: wget http://pecl.php.net/get/yaml-1.1.0.tgz tar -xvzf yaml-1.1....
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Virtualbox - Access guest Fedora apache server from host windows 8

Arrgh please help with this HOST: Windows 8.1 x64 GUEST: Fedora APache server Problem: I cannot access the guest webserver through the browser on my host (using http://192.168.2.12), I just get ...
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How do I set my window manager in Fedora 20 without using a graphical login prompt?

I'm using Fedora 20 and I've disabled the graphical login so now when I boot I'm presented with a standard console to log into. When I log in and run startx I get Metacity. How can I change this on a ...
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How To Synchronize Directories in two different external hard disks?

I have few big folders "cosmo_sim_9", "cosmo_sim_10".... in one of my external hard disk, and a old copy of this on another external hard disk. I want to Synchronize old directories with the new one(...
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No boot menu for Ubuntu 14.04 after dual boot installation

I assume, this is not a duplicate post. Please read my findings below before assuming so. I have gone through several questions over the Internet regarding people complaining that they are not ...
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Adding X.509 certificate to UEFI secure boot database?

I have recently installed Fedora 20 on a custom desktop PC with a ASUS Z87-K motherboard. Given some commonly known bugs, I have installed the NVIDIA proprietary driver for my GeForce 630, and ...
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Fedora 20 Systemd slideshow on startup

How do I use systemd to automatically run a slideshow automatically at startup? I am using Gnome on Fedora 20. eog works well, but I cannot get it to successfully run at startup.
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Windows 8 and BIOS won't boot after installing Linux

I've recently been dual booting Windows 8 and Fedora 20 (and one point Ubuntu). My Fedora kernel wouldn't load in GRUB one day so I decided to reinstall Fedora using a live USB (my laptop doesn't have ...
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Find the reason why mysql root password is reset at ever system boot

Every time when I restart the server, booting the system I have to the following error: database error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) I can solve ...
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Fedora 20 is busted and hangs on boot

Final update : I did sudo yum update as per @Andre's suggestion, which on my crummy internet speed took a while but fixed everything. If yum reports it needs to download X MB it usually ends up ...
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Fedora20 is still there despite deleting partition

I dual booted fedora20 and windows 8.1 on my PC. Later I deleted the fedora partition and merged it with windows partitions, but still I was getting the fedora option while switching on my system, ...
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Fedora 20 Post-Upgrade: /boot Partition is Almost Full

I just recently upgraded one of my boxes from F18 to F20 which went very smooth (using fedup). However, now my /boot partition is almost full: /dev/sda2 477M 436M 12M 98% /boot ...
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Enable remote desktop on fedora 20 kde

I have a remote Fedora-20 kde 4.12.3 system and I can ssh into it no problem. I would however like to use the GUI for various purposes. Is there an option to enable to let me log into the linux ...
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Using root in fedora 20?

I want to be able to run commands as root... How do i do this? sudo yum install @kde-desktop cromwell is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported. I found a post saying to edit /etc/...
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Fedora 20 touchpad bottom half useless

Previously I had to take my hard drive out of my laptop and plug it into my desktop, because the Fedora installer was not working on my new laptop. On a side note, with Kubuntu I have never had an ...
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Linux's poweroff resets the machine instead of powering it off

I'm using Fedora 20 with Gnome3, and sometimes when I click on Power Off, the machine resets instead of powering off. Actually I don't know if it's being reset or if it's being powered off and then it ...
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How to hide all windows except the one that I'm using?

I have set a shortcut to hide all the windows with Ctrl + Alt + D. But now I would like to set one that hides all except the currently active window. Is that possible?
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389 LDAP server: woes setting it up

I'd like to use a LDAP server as a centralized rolodex I'm on fedora 20 I'm following the 389 administration manual, but when I get to create a root object, I get this window from the visual console ...
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How to disable the darkening of unfocused windows in Fedora 20? (Gnome3)

When I'm using a window, the other ones become darker. The problem is I find it annoying because sometimes I need to keep open a manual in Gedit while I type commands in the terminal. The darkening ...