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Questions tagged [fedora]

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

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chrome-remote-desktop in fedora 27/28 or in wayland in general

I've got my desktop computer behind a NAT from internet provider without public IP and I still want to access the computer from outside world. Has anyone succesfully configured chrome-remote-desktop ...
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How can I install Linux and Windows 7 to run side by side, not requiring reboot?

I would like the highest performance in both OSes and the ability to switch between them without a reboot. I have plenty of memory (32 GB) and disk space. The two easy options are: Dual boot - This ...
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Keyboard backlight turns off after key break

I just bought a generic keyboard with a backlight, and I'm using it on my PC with Fedora 27. The name on the keyboard's box is KR-6300 landslides, but I've seen it being sold also as Fantech KR-6300, ...
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Fedora change disk then install error and which solution is faster?

I use fedora and mdadm(2hdd create to raid1), but if I change one disk then on fedora install program not work have error message. I use "sfdisk -d /dev/sda | sfdisk /dev/sdb" create sdb of space and ...
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How to fix Freemind node text occlusion by borders

I using freemind 1.0.1 mindmapping software on Fedora 24 RFremix with freemind 1.0.1 openjdk version 1.8.0_141 fontconfig version 2.11.94 When viewing minmap it look ok. But in inplace editing ...
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Fedora 26 hangs on reboot

I'm using fedora 26 and i keep getting these weird hangs on reboot, they are not consistent (I can reboot 20 times and it would work fine, and reboot 20 times again and it will hang). The last ...
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How can I access the original files (the lowerdir) of an overlay mounted on the same location as the lowerdir?

The situation that I've found myself in is that I'm having to run Fedora Linux from a semi-read-only location. I can make edits to the file system, placing files and such, but all is lost on reboot, ...
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Nautilus does not have permission to mount; webcam and scanner are only recognised if the program has superuser permissions

I installed a minimal version of fedora 27 and have encountered several permission problems. When I try to mount a USB Stick using Nautilus or PCManFM it displays «Not authorized to perform operation»...
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Troubles with NVIDIA GTX 1070 and Fedora 27, devices detected endlessly

here is my story so far. I freshly installed a Fedora 27 KDE yesterday. Having a GTX 1070, I tried to install the proprietary drivers from the RPM Fusion repository like said here. I applied all the ...
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Fedora 26 has UTC shifted +3 hours

I have two computers installed from the same source, but one of them exhibits weird-to-me time issues. sudo timedatectl [sudo] password for mmucha: Local time: Mon 2018-04-09 13:58:51 CEST ...
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PostGIS on Fedora27

I'm trying to get PostGIS installed on Fedora27 and Postgres 9.6. When doing this on Windows, I can just use the Stack Builder, but that doesn't appear to be a utility available on the Fedora ...
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Fedora can't ping 8.8.8.8 but can ping google.com

Screenshot of the pings I am making my own Linux router through Fedora 27. I am using systemd-networkd configuration with my internet input file as; [Match] Name=eno1 [Network] Address=10.125.16.32/...
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obexftp is not working on all devices

I use bluetooth to transfer files between by Fedora 26 (with KDE) box and my Android devices. I have 4 devices paired, 2 mobile phones and 2 tables. The Android versions are 5 & 7. My problem: ...
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VMWare Player cannot copy Xauthorization

I'm currently using an up-to-date Fedora 27 system, and I have download the VMWare Player .bundle file. Running it results in a successful installation, but the problem arises when I open the VMWare ...
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Fedora suddenly started using ugly fonts

I'm having an issue with Fedora (or KDE, not sure). Fedora, as the tittle says, started to use ugly fonts on some apps, suddenly (Opera, Code Editors, IntelliJ, etc.) I don't know if it's a KDE issue ...
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How to erase any kind of files after formating and installing Fedora 27 Workstation

How can I safely erase files that could potentially be recovered after a hard drive format and installation on a Fedora 27 workstation? I was using Windows 10, and everything that I had in Windows 10 ...
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Qjackctl output audio to Bluetooth speaker (Guitarix)

I'm trying to setup Guitarix on my laptop running Fedora 27 using this guide. Everything works fine but there no audio output. I guess it's because Qjackctl is using my laptop's internal speaker for ...
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Fedora 27 MacBook 12” 2015 Keyboard and Trackpad Driver

I have recently setup my computer to run both Fedora 27 and Mac OS, on different partitions. I was successful during installation, and the WiFi driver (brcmfmac) worked out of the box. However, I ...
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Does Gnome Boxes support multiple monitors for guests

I searched a little, and it looks like this feature was being developed in 2014. Also, QEMU and Spice seem to have multiple monitor support. Is it possible to have guests use multiple montiors? If so,...
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Fedora, Gnome 3 and nVidia Optimus: Mouse leaves trails

I'm using a Dell Inspiron 7559, with a discrete nVidia Geforce 960M graphics card. I don't use wayland, but X.Org, and Gnome 3. After installing nvidia propertiary drivers in Fedora 27, everything ...
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Sharing internet (Windows to Fedora)

Update: I can ping my mini-PC from my Windows desktop, but not the other way around. What does this mean? Update 2: This was windows firewall, fixed and reenabled the firewall. Update 3: I can ping ...
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fedora 27 running on lenovo ideapad 700 no touchpad access

My wife has a fairly new Lenovo Ideapad 700 on which I have installed a pretty vanilla Fedora 27. Everything was running fine until a few weeks ago when her touchpad stopped working. Running ...
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Issue giving nautilus special access rights

According to a previous post I made here: https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/180170/protecting-folder-contents-from-processes, it should be technically possible to implement a system that ...
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Install pakages (including Openshift Origin) on Fedora Atomic

After looking into various Openshift guides (for Fedora Atomic), I think I might be either missing the point of the Atomic Project, or doing something really wrong. All guides tell me to run a git ...
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Fedora 27 - VirtualBox repo empty?

I'm trying to install VirtualBox 5.2 onto my Fedora 27 dektop box. As per Oracle's official guide, I added the Fedora repo file, however dnf cannot find the VirtualBox package and claims the repo ...
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updating radicale (CalDAV server) in Fedora Linux

I run a number of Linux servers in windows desktop environments. On a couple of them (one at work, one at home) I run radicale CalDAV servers for the benefit of iPhone users. These servers all get ...
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How can I download a file from Wine CMD on Fedora?

Note: This is simillar to the question here: Wine: How to download a file from CMD? however, I was not able to use or understand the answer provided. I need to be able to donwload a file from within a ...
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Unable to update to Fedora 27 due to composer?

I'm trying to update from Fedora 25 to Fedora 27 using the GUI but when the download is done, I get an error message saying: Error running transaction: package composer-1.6.3-1.fc27.noarch has ...
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Linux mail server and Outlook configuration

I have a linux box where I am hosting my own internal mail serverusing sendmail. I used to send mails to a abc user in the mail server from my windows outlook using abc@mail keyword in the To field ...
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Btrfs errors on boot, can't boot anymore

Fedora 27 user here with btrfs partitioning on a SSD (default scheme choose at installation). All of a sudden my laptop can't boot, tried all kernel entries in GRUB. If I true the rescue we entry it ...
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Fedora Bootable USB

I'm trying to configure a bootable USB using GPT/UEFI partition scheme to boot multiple operative systems and their installers. The layout I want to have is really straightforward: +-----+------+-----...
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How to install Photoshop CC 2018 on Fedora 27?

I have Photoshop CC 2018 on a Windows machine but I need to transfer it to a machine that has Linux. Is it possible to transfer the files and run the program from the Linux? I've read about running ...
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Fedora 27 does not allocate much space for home folder

I have installed Fedora 27 on a new machine, with a Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB. When migrating my home drive from my old pc (I used Deja dup), it complains that I don't have enough space on my home drive. ...
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Missing scrollbars in SeaMonkey

A few months back, I did an upgrade of my Fedora 25. Everything went fine, except that I lost scrollbars on SeaMonkey. Since then, I Googled several times and couldn't find the cause or how to fix it, ...
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How to install all security tools of Kali in other linux distros?

I personally like Fedora. On the other hand, I do some of my tasks related to security using Kali. Now for some reasons, I just want to use Fedora. I know I can install Kali tools manually in the ...
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Installing Calibre on Fedora with script provided by calibre

I have installed Calibre 3.12 on Fedora 27. I want to install latest Calibre on my system, as they say not to run calibre provided by distribution. Calibre provides a script to install latest ...
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Switch default gateway with route command

My laptop is connected to two networks, WiFi and Ethernet. These are two completely separate subnets. The ethernet connection is a development router that I'm working on. At the start of the day when ...
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Mount and Unmount trigger Desktop environment crash

I'm posting this question here, but is also available on here. I'm running an up-to-date Fedora 27 on my laptop. Since a couple of days, every time I plug in or unmount a removable device (USB Drive, ...
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Fedora 27 no hdmi output on AMD card

I just bought new laptop with AMD Radeon RX 550M card, installed fresh new Fedora 27 and everything was working properly. But... After update (dnf update) and restarting laptop my hdmi stopped ...
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CPU threads not being used

I recently got a new Thinkpad T570. I'm running Fedora 27. It has a i7-7600U processor that should have 2 cores and 4 thread according to Intel (https://ark.intel.com/products/97466/Intel-Core-i7-...
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Oracle startup hangs after OS upgrade

I'm just upgraded My Fedora 25 to Fedora 27 using Upgrading Fedora 26 Workstation to Fedora 27 but after rebooting the system, now I can not start my Oracle DB. I'm using Oracle 12.1.0.2 ...
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New Xubuntu grub-update can't find original encrypted Fedora install

So, I got a shiny new LimeSDR. I have a Lenovo X230 laptop that was running Fedora 27 (may have been 26, but I don't think so). I tried for a while to install software for the LimeSDR, but I ran into ...
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Install all packages needed for X11 and desktop env

Running fedora, Is there a way to install everything needed to go from a headless system to a desktop? Need to check what kind of video hardware.
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How to Turn Off KPTI to Improve Performance in Fedora

Following the outbreak of KPTI news, I recently updated my kernel to 4.14.11-300. In addition to a quite sufficient RAM (8 GB) and fast IO (SSD disk), I have started to feel remarkable slowdown in my ...
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Mysterious 'Device or resource busy" message

I have succesfully mounted a windows share on linux with the command: mount -t cifs -o credentials=pat_to_windows_creds,uid=my_linux_login,gid=my_linux_login,vers=2.1 windows_share mount_point (the '...
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Xrandr not recognizing '-HSync' as an option

This is the command I'm trying to run sudo xrandr --newmode Modeline "5120x2880_60.00" 1276.50 5120 5560 6128 7136 2880 2883 2888 2982 -hsync +vsync However, whatever I do, I always get this ...
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Update Fedora (25 =>26) Error GPG key install

I try to update Fedora 25 to 26 ]# dnf system-upgrade download --refresh --releasever=26 After uploading packages get a question for add GPG key. попередження: /var/lib/dnf/system-upgrade/kernel-...
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Fedora just warned me hard drive might fail soon

So I bought a "Asus X540LA Laptop, Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD" in June this year. And today I got a warning that the HDD would fail in <24 hours. I ran smartctl to diagnose the ...
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Where do packages installed with DNF get stored?

With APT (Ubuntu), downloaded packages are stored at: /var/cache/apt/archives Where does DNF (Fedora) store downloaded packages?
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Live USB hangs on black screen with static cursor before menu

I am trying to boot the current Fedora 27 Live image from USB on a newly bought Trekstore Primebook C11 to determine if the hardware works with Linux. Unfortunately, I cannot even get into the boot ...