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Questions tagged [fedora]

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

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Ran out of primary partitions, want to install another system

I have a Fedora 18 system installed on my hard disk, but upon installation I created 4 partitions for boot, swap, root and home, and now I want to install Windows on some unallocated space (I need it, ...
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How do you add more space to a Fedora (LVM) partition?

In a nutshell, i have a VM that ran out of space. I increased the size of the VM's harddrive to be 4 times bigger but the OS partition is still only using 1x the space. I need to change the LVM ...
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how to get beep working?

I have a laptop, I've installed the beep package. I turned every sound to full, and I do this: $ beep But I can't hear any beeping sound. What am I missing? I just need to run the beep when a script ...
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How to mount an LVM volume?

I'm trying to mount an LVM2 volume in Linux, but all the instructions I see online say to mount the Volume Group, such as: mkdir -p /mnt/VolGroup00/LogVol00 but I don't know how to figure out the ...
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How to boot a Linux live USB on a Mac?

I have a USB stick with a Fedora 11 live environment on it. It's booting fine on 3 PCs where I've tried it. But I can't get it to boot on a Mac (Intel). When pressing the alt key (or command key, I ...
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Add unallocated space to lvm

I shrunk my windows partition and now have 10 GB of unallocated space that I now want to use to grow my / partition which is an ext4 in an lvm. I'm running Fedora 12. I ran system-config-lvm but the "...
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How do you track which packages were installed on Fedora (Linux)?

(This question is very similar to 6338. It was suggested that it be split from it as Fedora and Ubuntu/Debian are different enough to warrant different answers.) As I use any Fedora setup I ...
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How do I keep my bash history across sessions?

I am working on a x86 target running fedora 9. Whenever I reboot it, my history returns to some state, and I do not have commands I did in the sessions before the reboot. What I have to change to ...
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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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How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP

I'm trying find out how to make a linux (Fuduntu) netbook with two network interfaces a wireless access point and act as router and share internet connection for a WiFi tablet. one interface is ...
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Reconstructing Windows EFI files in /boot partition (Linux+Windows dual boot)

I'm dual booting Windows 10 (pre-Anniversary Update) and Fedora 24 on a Lenovo IdeaPad N580 (Intel Pentium B960 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, UEFI with Secure Boot disabled). I originally had just Windows 10 and ...
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Logging lock-screen events

Problem See the exact date & time a user locks and unlocks his work station - running Fedora 18. Question Is there any way to log an event of a user entering and exiting "lock-screen" on fedora ...
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How to boot Fedora Live CD iso from a Hard Drive?

I tried to use Grub to boot the Fedora 14 Live CD from its ISO image (SHA256 verified) on the hard drive. I put Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso in the root directory of the FAT32 partition D: (sda5)...
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Permission Denied running python script from samba share

I'm trying to mount a samba share on a Ubuntu 12.04 desktop from a Fedora 17 desktop. I can create, edit and delete files with no problem but when I try to run python scripts on the share i get a ...
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Can I move all my bin and user folders to another disk?

I am using Fedora 17 (rpm based) and the root is mounted on a 20G SSD. I have another big HDD which I want to use for the bin folders and user / home. Can I re-mount all the bin folders to that disk ...
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Run Windows inside a virtual machine on Linux for gaming

Since making the full time move to using Linux (Fedora) from Windows, I've found the migration fairly easy and haven't had much disruption in how I do my work. However, there are some games I like to ...
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how to dual boot fedora 18 and windows 8?

i just bought a new DELL Inspiron 15R laptop which comes with pre installed windows 8 64 bit. I got no cd or dvd for windows 8. i want to dual boot my laptop with fedora 18. Can anyone point me ...
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How do I efficiently move a large, empty disk image to another system

I'm currently trying to move a fairly empty, fresh qcow2 image from one system to another that's far away. I've basically got a fresh install of ubuntu LTS (real size 6gb, apparent size 200gb). Most ...
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Time an hour off when booting between Windows and Fedora

I'm currently having some bother with a dual boot box running Windows XP and Fedora. Whenever I reboot into the other operating system, the time is an hour out - when going from Fedora to Windows, it'...
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Write Fedora.iso to USB and boot it from a Macbook

I have an .iso image of the full Fedora 16 install (Downloaded from http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-fedora-options#formats as "Fedora 16 DVD") and the question now is: How do I write it on a USB stick,...
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yum erase python = destruction

I'm sure this question will make many laugh, but certainly not me. I were trying to install some packages for python earlier today and also trying to change pydev compiler in AptanaStudio, and ...
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How to install fedora 12 iso file?

i downloaded Fedora 12 iso file. how can i create a bookable disc from an iso file and install Please suggest me how to install Fedora 12 in a machine ?
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What (Fedora) Linux tool can I use to view my desktop on the same network from my laptop?

What I want is for my desktop to appear as a window from my laptop. Both are running on Fedora 12. Better if my desktop can appear as the other workspace.
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How install older OpenJDK 1.6 in Fedora 17?

I want to install OpenJDK 1.6 in Fedora 17 however I only see OpenJDK 1.7 as an install option when I run yum search openjdk. How can I get OpenJDK 1.6 in Fedora 17?
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How to get back Windows 10 [UEFI] after Legacy installation of Fedora 24?

So I have encountered the problem above mentioned. It might not be specific to Ubuntu, but it is Linux in general. The specifics are that I have created a separate 20gb partition for its installation ...
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Having trouble setting up RAID 1 on Fedora

I have been working for a while to setup RAID 1 on my fedora server. I have one installed with Fedora, 1 blank but partitioned. The one with fedora is /dev/sda and the blank one is /dev/sdb. I tried ...
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Can I save these documents on a dying machine from oblivion?

First, a confession: no, I didn't do the backups I should have. Second, the situation: I have a Dell XPS 9550 with a solid state disk running Fedora 25. I was working on a file and tried to save ...
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/usr/local or /opt?

How do you generally proceed for your package installations on Linux, for packages that are not part of your distrib's repos? On my side I am used to install in /opt. But since, I saw this doc on the ...
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Fedora: Create windows 8.1 bootable USB

I tried everything and nothing works I have 2 brand new USB keys 3 more packaged. I have 3 valid Windows 8.1 ISO files and yet no approach works. I tried Unetbootin takes forever to copy 4.3GB to ...
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How can I check which ports are busy and which ports are free on my Linux machine?

Is there any command line command or any other way to find and list out the busy and free port numbers on my Linux machine?
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What is the point of system-autodeath?

In a previous question I found a "system autodeath cron job" which would shut down my default network route daily. As I have never heard of such a thing before, I would like to know what it exactly ...
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No more space in root filesystem, how could I increase the size?

This is my filesystem : $ df -h -x tmpfs -x devtmpfs Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/fedora-root 9.8G 7.6G 1.7G 83% / /dev/mapper/fedora-home 50G 27G ...
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How would I reinstall the grub-efi bootloader on Fedora Linux?

I recently installed Fedora 18 using EFI boot. Like the other current linux distributions, it sets up GRUB2 for me. I have experience with re-installing the BIOS version of GRUB when things go wrong....
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How to increase the visualized screen resolution on QEMU / KVM?

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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Synergy Linux Keyboard '@' Problem

Im using Fedora 10 with Synergy from Windows 7 When ever i use my keyboard through synergy and type @ i get the Omega Sign Any ideas, or someone had similar problems?
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What is the simplest way to change the login background in Fedora (17)?

I want to change the login screen of my Fedora 17 box. I found some instructions on the web saying a lot about manually editing gconf settings: $ su - $ su - gdm -s /bin/bash $ `dbus-launch | sed "s/^...
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How to disable power saving on my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer audio pins?

Follow-up from: How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux? To cut things short, I have a Lenovo Y50 that has an integrated subwoofer, that only works on Linux Mint if I set some ...
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Tutorial for setting up a Linux machine with 3 monitors? [closed]

Can you provide a link to an up-to-date tutorial for setting up Linux with 3 monitors? Specifically, I want to set up 2 different nvidia video cards with 3 monitors. I can already do 2 monitors on 1 ...
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Making a bootable windows 7 installation flashdrive from Fedora

My main rig had Windows go down and all I have is a blank flashdrive and a netbok with fedora running on it. I have the windows 7 iso ready to go. I tried unetbootin, but all I got was a blank boot ...
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LUKS encryption with non-interactive login on RHEL6

I need to have LUKS encryption on this system but during lab development I don't want to have to enter the password at the console each reboot. I'd like a way to set a simple password that can be ...
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SSH from host machine Win7 to guest Fedora Machine in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox on Windows 7 to run Fedora 7. I seem to have my SSH on, as /sbin/service sshd status tells me. When I do an /sbin/ifconfig, I get this: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:...
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Why auto mounting sshfs using autofs fails?

I'm desperetely trying to auto mount my distant folder using autofs & sshfs, but I can't make it work. (I'm under Fedora 16) This works : sshfs cx42net@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/my/data /home/cx42net/...
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resetting the root password in linux

How do I reset the root password in fedora ? Is there any way out ? I have googled a lot but couldn't find any useful result.
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Extend display over network on linux with VNC

Sorry if this has been asked before, but I have extensively searched for an answer and found none that meet my requirements. What I need is a program that will extend a X-windows display over a ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut for keyboard layout switch in fedora 16

I've just installed Fedora 16 x64 with Gnome 3.1 on my laptop and have some little but very annoying problem - I can't set keyboard shortcut for switching keyboard layouts(simply switching languages) ...
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Fedora 17, “Open containing folder”, opens in dolphin, and not konqueror

In KDE, How do I specify which file browser Firefox uses when you select "Open Containing Folder" Fedora 17? This is not a trivial problem, Firefox in Fedora (mine is 14.0.1) seems to hard code the ...
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Group permissions for apache

I've run into a problem with Joomla. . . it cant create new folders through the Admin UI. It's a standard permissions error. I've been told to chmod all of the folders in the site to 777. Is ...
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Fedora Autologin in runlvel 3 and Autostart application

I have a single kernel with 2 menu entries in grub like following: Boot(gfx) Boot(text) First entry boot the fedora in graphical mode running the gnome. Second entry boot the fedora in text mode. ...
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Use laptop as a remote display for linux

since I don't have enough space for a Monitor, I want to use my laptop as a screen for my Desktop PC which is running linux fedora. My laptop is running on windows 7 and I don't want to change that or ...