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Questions tagged [fedora]

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

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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 ...
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Starting phpMyAdmin gives mbstring extension is missing error even php-mbstring is installed in Fedora 27

I have installed phpMyAdmin after installed MySQL 5.7 and PHP 7.1.12 in Fedora 27, all installed using rpm packages via dnf command. But when I started phpMyAdmin on the web browser using localhost/...
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Display randomly goes black

One of my displays randomly turns black, sometimes staying black, sometimes turning back on after a few seconds, sometimes flickering between on and off. The backlight is still on, the OS does not ...
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Fuzzy image through HTDMI Fedora 25

I have Fedora 25 mate-desktop and ATI/AMD driver on my laptop. I have an external monitor with resolution 1920x1080. On my external monitor I have bad pixel resolution. How to fix it? Display xrandr: ...
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Change the key used for displaying the Menu Bar, or disable it (or possibly stop window manager sending `alt`)

I use Firefox on linux and one of the things I like about it is using altdrag to move windows around (and altright-click-drag to resize). However, this causes the Menu Bar to open, which is annoying ...
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How to resize a exfat raw unpartitioned filesystem image

Just a simple question… But I couldn’t found how to do it… I’ve a 250Gb unpartitionned fileystem image which I need to copy on a low end 250Gb ꜱᴅ card with a write speed below 500Kb/s. The image has ...
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libXss.so.1 no such file or directory

I am trying to install Jetbrains toolbox on my new Fedora 27 installation. However, everytime I try to run the install, the command line says the following: > share/jetbrains-toolbox/jetbrains-...
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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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Getting frameless windows to open only in current activity

Some applications, such as Chrome and Firefox, have their own draggable titlebar and look much nicer without the system border. However, this appears to come at a cost. Irrespective of whether you ...
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Install VLC on Linux Mint

I would like to install VLC player on Linux Mint in order to watch a movie. I used to use Fedora, and to install VLC I would use yum -install VLC What is the equivalent command in Linux Mint?
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Repairing my initframs in dracut emergency mode Fedora26

I am trying to install Nvidia drivers on Fedora, following this tutorial. Everything went fine till 2.7 : reboot to runlevel 3. While booting I get such warnings : dracut-initqueue timeout -...
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How to Install ncurses-devel version 5 on Fedora 26?

I am building android for NXP I.MX6 on Fedora 26, after doing lunch (many times, every time), I get following error: prebuilts/clang/host/linux-x86/clang-2690385/bin/clang++: error while loading ...
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Fedora 26 libvirt connection times out

I've been trying to get libvirtd and virt-manager to work for days now. I have all the entire "Virtualization" group of packages installed and have confirmed that libvirtd is running with systemctl ...
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Eclipse ignores ECLIPSE_HOME

I have set the ECLIPSE_HOME environment variable to /home/stud/me/.eclipse. In this dir I have an eclipse.ini file. However when I start Eclipse it just uses the eclipse.ini file in the installation ...
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What happened to rpm files in /usr/share doc?

Why does rpm list files for the statsd package that are not actually installed on the system? [root@98f5b00e34c9 /]# rpm -ql statsd | grep /usr/share/doc/statsd\$ ...
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Cannot remap keys with xmodmap in Fedora 26

I want to remap the caps lock key with the shift lock key in order to be able to write special characters instead of numbers when the shift lock key is activated. Unfortunately, I cannot get this to ...
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On reboot grub2 doesn't appear

I have an Acer laptop with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. In BIOS there is choice "Windows boot manager" along with "usb" and "hdd" in boot device list. I installed Fedora with GRUB2. Before that I ...
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Unity for Fedora linux

Is there working Unity version for Fedora Linux? For now i found for Ubuntu and for SUSE, but nothing for Fedorians. Any details will be appritiated. Tried the rpm pack with dnf command : sudo dnf ...
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ls shows file, but when trying to read it is says it doesn't exist

I have a CIFS mount on my PC and the ls command shows me a certain file is there: [bf@localhost dirX]$ ls -la total 4096 drwxr-xr-x. 2 bf bf 0 20 okt 09:12 . drwxr-xr-x. 2 bf bf 0 5 sep 11:...
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Fan always running when on AC Fedora 25

I have a dell inpiron 7520 15r se running Fedora 25. Whenever I plug in AC the fan goes on full speed. It turns off again when I unplug. I have tried laptop-mode-tools too. $> cat /proc/i8k 1.0 ...
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Unable to install any Linux distribution on my PC

I wanted to install Linux in parallel to my current Windows 10 installation on my main desktop. I've installed different variants of Linux on different PCs and VMs dozens of times now, but this time I ...
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Wider screen resolution on Fedora running on Hyper-V in Windows 10

I'm currently running Fedora on Hyper-V of Windows 10. It is now running with 1920x1080 resolution after I edited GRUB configuration. However I failed to set it to 2560x1080 (it simply ignored this ...
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How to get Nvidia driver to work on Fedora 26

I am aware of similar questions to this one but none of them do solve my problem, My current operating system is fedora 26 minimal net-install with i3 windows manager, so it would be safe to assume ...
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Fedora 26 won't show thumbnails for image and media files on network drives

I've just installed Fedora 26 on my laptop and everything works perfectly fine, just as expected, except one thing: thumbnails for images, videos and and audio files don't show up on network drives. ...
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.rpm location on Fedora 26?

I downloaded an .rpm file to my ~/Downloads directory and successfully installed it by double clicking on it: Software opened and I could click on 'Install'. Simple and very convenient, but I would ...
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Cron to check (and fix) all root file permissions?

So I recently went through the wonderful adventure of fixing the /usr/bin/sudo file after it's permissions have been changed. This was on a system where it had been intentionally reconfigured to make ...
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Fedora 26 not installing properly & Cannot open applications

List of problems already : PC will not shut down... simply restarts and does not power off. Issue with BIOS being altered.. Didn't do myself - Flashed and seems to be fine now. When installing ...
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Holding keys doesn't work - Fedora 26 Gnome

Since two system updates before i started to notice that when i hold a key it repeats just a few times and randomly stops. Example (I'm holding a key and when it stops I move to the next one). ...
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Can't find package 'rg' (RipGrep) on Fedora 26

As an alternative to ag ("the silver searcher"), I'd like to install rg (RipGrep) on my Fedora 26, but I can't find it with dnf search ripgrep dnf search rg Do you know a community repository that ...
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HDD Data Recovery - Windows disk check removed backup folder but space still occupied

(Backup is defined as simply copying the folders that I needed / wanted to "back up" to transfer to my new installation of Windows and Fedora. This was done in Nautilus, Fedora's default file manager) ...
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Apple keyboard and XF86AudioPlay media key in Linux

I have external apple keyboard and I have a problem of mapping XF86AudioPlay key. All the other keys for controlling brightness, music volume, mute, audio next, audio prev work well. This is the only ...
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How to solve broken dnf in Fedora 26 when I get “ImportError: bad magic number in 'six'”

My dnf stop working and showing this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/dnf", line 57, in <module> from dnf.cli import main File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/...
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Is my disk safe after a SysRq reboot?

Every time I do a SysRq S-U-B sequence (I have tried others, too, but I suppose these are the commands that matter) my system does a full hard drive scan on the subsequent boot. Unfortunately ...
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Gnome / Fedora26 Switching Windows is very slow

I'm using Gnome / Fedora 26. When I click "master" key (i.e. Windows button on the keyboard) - I get a preview of all open apps on the screen, and this operation is fast. However switching to another ...
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Issue with dual boot Windows 8 and Linux Fedora 26

I am tortured with a bad dual boot situation a few days now. I had a really crippled - low specs and a poor Celeron N2930 CPU - ACER E15 laptop with windows 8.1 preinstalled which it was a nightmare ...
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Mirror 2 linux machines

I have a notebook with Fedora 25 and a online server with Fedora 25 too. I want to mirror my notebook with my server in a such way that, if I connect direct on the server with NoMachine, it will be ...
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Setting up hostapd in Fedora 25/26

I am trying to setup a wireless access point on Fedora with Hostapd, because Hostapd has some extra features I need over the default hotspot functionality of the Gnome network manager. I have added ...
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GNOME 3.24 background/wallpaper noise

If I set GNOME 3.24 to use a solid color for its background, it still has something which I can only describe as noise. How to get rid of it? It seems to be a kind of filter on top of the solid color. ...
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Fedora: Launch graphical installation of package

I am creating a graphical application that in the first run checks if all needed software is installed (please, don't answer about deb/rpm dependencies). The own application (in Python) detects if the ...
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How can I install Wifi-drivers in fedora? I have just '…exe' files

Wifi connect field is so small later than install fedora 26. Can wifi-driver provide to me larger wifi field? (laptop: asus: k55vj)
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Is it possible to download rpm files in Fedora for offline usage? (See description)

I have a Fedora-installed PC which is disconnected from internet (and there's nothing I can do about it). So I want to download rpm files for various softwares on another PC and then install them ...
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Dracut Emerg Shell: Mount LVM2 volume

How can I mount a (LUKS encrypted) LVM volume in the dracut emergency shell? I made fatal changes to /etc/fstab that needs to be undone. I did cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/mmcblk0p2 crypthome and ...
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grub rescue, OS not booting

When I boot my computer I get this: error: no such device: 6ae62c89-5573-4c83-b4b8-9aa3722bd1f8. error: unknown filesystem. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> Background: I installed Fedora 26 ...
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Fedora 26 locale settings keep changing after reboot

After upgrading Fedora from 24 to 26 I have a strange problem with locale settings. My installation is English and I use Polish keyboard layout and time format. Every time, after a reboot, all of the "...
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Fedora: Low disk space, use USB-Flashdrive for system updates?

I am using Fedora 24 on a Chromebook. Since Fedora 25 is out for quite a while, my applications won't get the required updates until I update to Fedora 25. I cannot update to Fedora 25 because I am ...
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Attempted to dual boot Windows 10 and Fedora, now completely locked out of booting to Windows

As the title says, I attempted to dual boot Fedora and Windows 10 today and I can no longer access my Windows 10 partition. I'll lay out the steps I took as best I can. For reference, the laptop is a ...
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Need help transferring multi-boot setup to SSD

I have Western Digital 250GB Blue SSD. I want to transfer my operating systems to it. I have Fedora on one 1TB hard disk and Windows 7 on another one 1TB hard disk. I don't know where the GRUB2 boot ...
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How to get a pre-release linux kernel to work with SecureBoot (Fedora 26)

I'm running Fedora 26, but to get suspend and resume working, I need to use a Rawhide kernel (4.13.rc-1 or later) (See kernel issue). I've successfully installed the Rawhide kernel (4.13.rc-4) ...