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Questions tagged [fedora]

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

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Fedora switch GUI/text mode without having to log in

So I do have Fedora 26 with GNOME installed. Now I mostly use text-mode, so I did systemctl to make Fedora boot to text mode. Now, sometimes I want to lookup something on the internet, read the emails,...
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Fedora 26 strange calendar/date and SELinux bahaviour after Kernel update

Yesterday I've installed all of the latest official updates for Fedora 26 64-bit Workstation, including 4.12 Kernel update. After the system restart, SELinux is reporting following problems: The ...
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HDMI output not working when logged in on Fedora 26

Whenever I plug in the HDMI cable to my laptop there is no output. However, if I plugin the HDMI cable before I login then it does extend the display. However, after I login the screen refreshes and ...
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Resume partial dnf package downloads

I have a slow, metered and unstable connection. I use Fedora 24 and its default package manager is dnf. If downloads fail amidst an install, it will skip packages that have been already download in ...
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Get freshest metadata in dnf on Fedora

I noticed that when I clean dnf's metadata and then run dnf upgrade to fetch new metadata and check for upgradeable packages multiple times, it tends to often download different amounts of data which ...
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Ubuntu, openSUSE, Fedora and Elementary all fail to do acpi tasks

When I close the laptop lid, when I want to shutdown, restart or halt my system always freezes. Only Windows has no problems with these tasks. What may be the cause? The BIOS doesn't provide any ...
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No WiFi Fedora 26

EDIT: The problem fixed itself with the new Fedora 27 update. Disclaimer: I tried asking this question on ask Fedora, but could never login due to an internal server error. I upgraded from Fedora 25 ...
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Fact of connection to the internet

We use Fedora 24 operation system. We have some computers with confidential information that are prohibited to connect to the internet. But exist some employees that violate this rule. They can ...
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Accidentally deleted /boot partition

this may sound stupid and appear to have a bunch of duplicates but I have spent almost 3 days looking for a solution without look, see, I accidentally issued a mkfs.xfs command on /dev/sda2 instead of ...
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Cannot reach to shared folder of Fedora host from Virtualbox Windows 10 guest

I've decided to give Fedora a whirl and installed the Fedora Workstation 26. I also need to use Windows every now and then for MS office suite. I've got a working Windows 10 VM running in ...
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Cant Recover boot partition after dual boot with Fedora25+Windows10

I'm facing this problem in the last 2 days. Following a huge number of tutorials with anything working, I'm here to get some type of tip or advice on what should I do. Here is the basic history. I ...
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How does Linux (Specifically, GNOME Fedora) calculate my position?

I am using Fedora in GNOME with the positioning service, so the system can get the local time automatically. However, when I connect to a VPN for a long time, it seems that the system think that my ...
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keystroke in Guest os are not working properly in vbox

I am using VirtualBox-5.1 on Fedora 25. And every time i want to switch tabs in guest os , the vbox is switches with host. Simply any alt+tab , ctrl+alt+down_arrow not working inside Vbox guest os. ...
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Static routes on Fedora/CentOS

I've been having some trouble wrapping my head around how static routes work. Long story short I have the following: Fedora26 server with CentOS7 VM. Host IP: 192.168.0.6 assigned to eth0 VM IP: 192....
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How can I install fedora to an existing partition?

During the install I've selected "Custom" Storage Configuration. Under Unknown partitions I select the one I want (it's already ext4) and enter / for its Mount Point, but it keeps just getting reset. ...
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Why my Fedora 26 is not unmounting /home?

I just upgraded to Fedora 26. Everything is working fine, except for a strange umounting problem at shutdown: /home and Temporary directory partitions are not being umounted. This is the boot message: ...
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GPG Key import error on yum / dnf / fedup upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade my system from Fedora 24 to Fedora 25 using fedup (actually a shortcut to dnf system-upgrade). It fails with some warning about a GPG key. It offers me to import it, but it ...
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Using vim with a screen multiplexer like tmux or screen is giving segfault

I am noob using Fedora. Starting Vim from the terminal isn't giving any problem but whenever using it with a tmux or screen, it's giving me this error. Vim: Caught deadly signal SEGV Vim: Finished. [...
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Fedora GNOME User Configuration

I have some capturing tools and they cannot be ran without root user logged in the GUI, so I did the following actions in order. 1. I deleted the /root folder and linked it to my /home directory. 2. ...
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Fedora 25 GNU/Linux - find missing disk space and resize LVM

I've installed Fedora Server 25 64-bit using LVM and automatic disk partitioning. Automatically created /root volume was too small (16 GB) and a lot of free space was left and still available on the ...
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Left Arrow Key Not Working in Tmux Bash

Problem When I'm in bash in tmux, I can't use the left arrow key (on my keyboard) to move the cursor left over text I've typed. No other characters show up, the cursor does not move, nothing happens....
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Install latest GCC on Fedora

So as we all know, theres GCC version 7.1 and I wanted to have it on Fedora. dnf update only updates to 6.3.0, but I have this updating mania, so I really need to have the latest version. I know that ...
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cgroup memory.limit_in_bytes : is it VIRT or RES that is limited?

Assume the VIRT/RES/SHM terminology that the "top" utility uses: Does cgroup memory.limit_in_bytes apply to VIRT or RES memory sizes? I ask because in Fedora 23, it looked to me like RES (resident) ...
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Fedora Media Writer runs from disk but not from USB

I have a Windows 10 machine and want to install Fedora 25 as a dual boot operating system. After downloading Fedora Media Writer for Fedora 25 onto my Windows 10 machine, I tried to copy it to a USB ...
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XDRP and Windows Remote Desktop Issues in Fedora 25

(Note: this used to work on Fedora 23) My coworkers and I are attempting to use Windows Remote Desktop Connection to connect to machines running Fedora 25. We are running XRDP as our VNC provider, ...
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How can I boot Fedora from an ISO file in GRUB 2?

TL;DR: What formation of GRUB2 menuentry / linux kernel boot options do I need in order to boot Fedora using the iso as its filesystem / source / get anything to work that way, and not simply burn it ...
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Netflix on Firefox Linux: “EME has been preffed off”

I'm trying to watch Netflix on Firefox 53.0 (Fedora 24). When I try to watch any video, I get the following error message: CREATE: Request mediaKeySystem access rejected: EME has been preffed off
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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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How do I add a custom entry to the Fedora grub2 boot menu, as legacy (not UEFI)?

Yesterday, I installed Fedora 25 on my Windows 10 system to dual boot. Unfortunately, I quickly figured out that the computer would no longer boot to Windows off the boot menu, though it does have a '...
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Windows 10 will not boot following Fedora install

I installed Fedora 25 precisely following Fedora's own suggested instructions, using a Live USB Stick (Fedora image on a flash drive) to boot into Fedora, and then install the operating system in 90GB ...
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Xvfb: connection refused when running test script via browser on Fedora

I have a python script which will only be triggered by calling my.ip.address/test. It works fine if I run the PHP code via command line. However,if I access the test automation via browser using the ...
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Google Chrome black window in Fedora under VMware Workstation

After installing and running Chrome in Fedora, OS shows a black window region for Chrome. I cannot resize or do anything in this black area. I had already rebooted, increased virtual video memory, ...
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How can I modify an existing RPM file for installation on a Fedora 11 system

I have an RPM that we install on our production systems that I would like to modify so that that the OS installer does not have to make any changes to the system after installation. The distro is ...
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Triple-Boot Windows 10, Linux Mint and Fedora Scientific - Grub Setup

I currently have Win 10 and Linux Mint installed and would like to give Fedora Scientific a try. I'll reduce the Windows partition with Windows' tool. My question is regarding the installation of Grub....
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Fedora 25 AMDGPU-PRO Installation

I switched to Fedora 25 a few days ago for my new hardware (Ryzen 7 1800X + XFX RX580 graphics card + Gigabyte GA-AB350-gaming motherboard) since Ubuntu 17.04 fails at booting the installation media. ...
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Fedora add Windows to grub

I used to have Windows + Linux Mint in dualboot, but now I decided to install Fedora instead of Mint. I have Windows installed for about a month and now I finally have the time to Install fedora. ...
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Can't run some commands after recovering from file system failure on fedora

My laptop had sudden power off due to overheating after that i had some problems with file system failure, it was fixed by booting from fedora live cd and running fsck. after that i was able to boot ...
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ALSA — unknown soundcard oxygen

So I'm sorry if this isn't the right place to ask, but I'm having some trouble with a Fedora 25 install (4.10.12-200.fc25.x86_64) where I want to get my Xonar DGX sound card working. I've pretty much ...
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How to update my wine version on Fedora 24

Good day to you first, So something to tell you first. I am making migration from Windows to Linux because i love it, but a lot of programs still that are just so damn good on Windows keeps me there. ...
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How to force Anaconda to display a hard disk during install?

I'm trying to install Fedora 26 on a Gigabyte motherboard with an Intel SSD. Anaconda does not offer the Intel disk. The UEFI and the Terminal display the drive. Rescanning the hard disks in Anaconda ...
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How to resolve sftp:// or smb:// directories on Linux

I have noticed that whenever you "mount" a network share or location using graphical tools like Thunar or Nautilus, you get a nice sftp://path/to/file kind of url to files and directories alike, ...
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Fedora 25 is so slow to Boot

I have a Fedora 25 running the latest updated Kernel. The problem is that Fedora takes near 3mins to Boot. Here is the output of systemd-analyse Startup finished in 4.075s (kernel) + 3.580s (...
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Fedora 25 (as guest) won't start after adding a CPU on Virtual Box

I'm running Fedora 25 (Linux 4.10.10) on top of VirtualBox 5.1 (Windows guest). The VM is configured with 4GB of RAM and 1 CPU and it's working quite well. If I add a CPU to the VM, Fedora won't start ...
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SVN access configuration

I have inherited a Fedora 17 server that is used to host Subversion repositories. I thought it was configured with very limited access, but some tests today reveal that there is no access control at ...
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emacs can't overwrite user's own write protection on file

On a recently installed fedora 25 system (uname -a → Linux [host] 4.10.6-200.fc25.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Mar 27 14:06:23 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux; using GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-redhat-linux-...
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Where is gsl installed - fedora 24

I am trying to build a plotting software called qtiplot. I find it extremely difficult to do it. The thing is that when I run qmake && make I get the following error In file included from src/...
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How to update Hyper-V integration features in Fedora VM?

I have a virtual machine running Fedora 24 within Hyper-V on my Windows 8.1 physical machine. The summary panel on the machine says that my integration services need upgraded, but I cannot find a way ...
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How do I execute a xfconf-query command from a bash script launched with sudo?

I'm writing a script for XFCE Spin Fedora 25 that configures the system and uses xfconf-query to modify configuration of the XFCE desktop enviroment. This script needs to be executed with sudo ...
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Mounting partitions without a password using Udisks2

I'm trying to mount some partitions on my hard drive by clicking them in thunar or running udisksctl mount -b /dev/sdb6 & in a script, but I can't find a way for this not to come up with a ...
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I Got Endless Non-Fatal Errors During A Dnf Update With Kernel Crashes [closed]

This question is a little different from the ones I normally have but the seemingly ignorable issues that came up just seemed too disturbing to do so. To start off, the basic system info according to ...