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

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How to use a second computer as an additional monitor (Linux Fedora 24)?

My Objective I would like to use my laptop, which is running Fedora 24, as a second monitor for desktop computer, which is also running Fedora 24. What I have tried and what doesn't quite cut it or:...
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Bluetooth not seeing mouse (Fedora)

I have a Lenovo S10 'netbook' that I've installed Fedora 17 ("LXDE spin") on. So far pretty much everything works great, except, the on-board Bluetooth. lsusb shows the controller present (0a5c:2101 ...
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Why does dnf uninstall python-pip want to uninstall Fedora?

Having trouble installing packages with pip (wow. so unexpect. much surprise) and upon trying to toss it entirely and start over (no, dnf reinstall was not sufficient) I found that dnf seemed to think ...
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switch off anti aliasing in fedora 22

I updated to fedora 22 last days and under most desktops ( kde/gnome/gnome3 ) all terminals have a very very ugly font setting. It is nearly impossible to use some text base editors in this terminals ...
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Cannot create a virtual machine on Fedora: Activation of org.freedesktop.machine1 timed out

I am trying to create a new VM within Fedora using virt-manager. However, I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/asyncjob.py", line ...
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Pulseaudio high CPU usage

Is it normal that the pulseaudio process has sometimes a CPU usage of ~40%, even without playing audio? The process seems to run in realtime-priority, is that the cause of the problem? Update: I ...
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How do I control the order in which NetworkManager brings up connections?

I have a server running Fedora 28. I've created six connections using nmcli. I would like for these connections to be brought up in a certain order each time the system boots. How do I do this? When ...
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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 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 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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Why do I get “Active: inactive (dead)” message Fedora Server?

I have just installed Fedora24 server as a VM with 5 NICs. I have also assigned each NIC a static IP via ifcfg files Issuing ifconfig , all NICs are displayed with their correct IPs However , when I ...
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No kernel sources available for 4.4.4-301.fc23.x86_64

I am trying to use vagrant on Fedora 23, but it isn't working at all. It isn't working because virtualbox's kernel modules will not install and compile with 4.4.4-301.fc23.x86_64. I installed ...
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Decrease /boot size on Fedora 23

I have a problem with my /boot partition. It only has 200 MB which is insufficient - it is almost full. I have already unistalled old kernels (via dnf, keeping only the latest one) but there are ...
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How do I enable OpenGL 3.3 on Fedora 23 with AMD graphics card?

I am using the open-source Mesa drivers (Gallium3D/radeonsi), which should support OpenGL 3.3, but don't seem to on my system. According to this news article and this page recent Mesa versions should ...
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How to create symbol versioned functions in an so file in Fedora?

Due to the following bug in Fedora: http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=296524 I decided to compile my own versions of zlib and libpng. But after doing so, I realized that libcairo could ...
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Mutt - View All Mail from All Subscribed Folders

I'm running into an issue that I feel should be relatively easy to resolve, however I find myself unable to do so. :) I currently have mutt set up with my email server and all is well regarding ...
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Why Fedora Workstation 29 send out automatic DNS requests to fedoraproject.org every 3 minutes?

I installed PiHole on my Raspberry Pi and set it as DNS server for my Fedora Workstation. Now I notice that my Fedora Workstation 29 setup requests fedoraproject.org about every 3 minutes. I find ...
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Stopping ligatures in konsole

After upgrading to Fedora 29 konsole has started to use ligatures for my monowidth fonts (currently Inconsolata), which is beyond terrible for example when it decides to combine "fi". I have futzed ...
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Can Fedora 28 be installed from an ISO file on an LVM partition?

I am attempting a medialess installation of Fedora 28, using an ISO image stored on an LVM partition. After struggling for a while I found this post which helped a lot, but I am now encountering 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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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 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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Fedora 25 - VLC preferences - cut off

Fedora 25 and vlc. The values are cut off in the (all) preferences - Everything is fine in the (simple) settings
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What is the equivalent of Debian's “keyscript” in Fedora?

I am trying to put together a specific setup in Fedora. On boot, I should be asked for a password to unlock a keyfile located on a USB drive. Afterwards, the system proceeds to boot normally. The ...
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My syslog is full of errors from NetworkManager about setting the MTU for wireless adapter

NetworkManager keeps trying to set the MTU for my wifi connection to 9216 and then complain about it: NetworkManager[9173]: <error> [1469713916.019478] [platform/nm-linux-platform.c:2489] ...
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Fedora 24: no build.include / try to generate autoconf.h

Trying to build a package which needs autoconf.h So i installed kernel-devel, ran make oldconfig and make prepare but unfortunalety it did not work Couldn't find any solution in the web, any ideas? ...
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Can't access bios (even though I can access windows repair)

I have two HDD in my MSI laptop. In one of them Windows 10 (with its own efi partition) is installed. In the other one I tried installing Fedora (again, with its own efi partition in said hdd). After ...
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Login to GNOME (Fedora) using my FreeIPA credentials

I have a FreeIPA Server (Fedora Server 23) and a FreeIPA Client (Fedora Server 23 with GNOME). Everything works excepts one thing: I can't login to Fedora Client with my FreeIPA username and password. ...
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Mount subfolder on cifs share fedora 23

I have a home folder on windows box at work. //SERVER/SHARE/hq/USERNAME username is what i want to mount. SHARE is the share. HQ is folder I don't have access to or SHARE directly it seems. I can ...
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Can ping but can't otherwise reach PFsense clients on virtual bridge

I have a setup with a physical hypervisor running KVM + Libvirtd on Fedora 22. On this hypervisor, there's a PFsense VM and several other VMs interconnected on a virtual bridge. The PFsense VM is ...
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Fedora 22 - touchpad detected but not working

I am using fedora 22 (gnome) on a Dell Vostro 3558 - the touchpad is not working and I cannot figure out why. It seems to be detected: $ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [...
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Remap Super_R to control (Fedora 22)

I have verified that keycode 134 (0x86) is my Super_R key on my keyboard. But I would like to remap this to control. However, I've tried nearly every permutation. What am I doing wrong? user@...
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Ms office 2010 not working in fedora 22 in wine

i am new in Linux, Using fedora 22 beta. i have installed wine. Then installed ms office standard 2010 package. Everything was okay except the Ms power point.Then thought as we do in windows, i will ...
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Fedora 21 update failed

I have fedora workstation 21 installed and I got a notification in the Software application about an "Important OS Update". When I click "restart and install", the machine restarts and boots into the ...
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client-error-bad-request for Get-Job-Attributes (no URI) from localhost

I'm trying to set up a local printer (no networking involved). The printer is connected via USB. The printer works (on MS Windows). The problem is with CUPS as far as I can tell. I can't understand ...
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Fedora 20: frequent 20-30 second lockups, dodgy USB port at fault?

Brand new Fedora 20 install, all working fine other than occasional, seemingly random lockups. The 5s load average comes back in the 10-15 range immediately afterwards, so something is getting done at ...
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What triggers dropbox on fedora to upload files?

I am writing a computer simulation on a Fedora system, but wants to postprocess the data using MATLAB on a windows installation. My method for transferring files is Dropbox since the two computers are ...
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Fedora 20 - bootmgfw.efi' not found - GRUB2

I have a problem with the bootloader after the installation of Fedora 20. Today I've installed Fedora 20 overwritng Ubuntu 14.04 without experiencing trouble. When I rebooted the pc, I noticed that ...
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PyV8 failing to install with pip, does not compile in Fedora 20

I am having the exact same issue as here: https://code.google.com/p/pyv8/issues/detail?id=132, but answer didn't work either. I am trying to install PyV8 using pip in Fedora 20. I get this: $ pip ...
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Portrait Orientated Monitor Taking Landscape Orientated Input - Linux Fedora

I am attempting to set up a touchscreen monitor on a computer I just installed the newest version of Fedora on. Touch Screen Monitor: Acer - T-Series 23" IPS LED HD Touch-Screen Monitor Computer: ...
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ssh to linux through ethernet bridge to windows

I have the following setup Wifi / \ / \ Fedora Desktop Windows 7 Desktop (10.0.1.16) (10.0.1.15) \ ...
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Setting home computer as www web server

I know I'm seriously missing some steps. I need to set my home Fedora 19 running computer as a web server and available it to internet. Its behind a normal home broadband modem connection. my ip ...
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Trying to install Fedora 20 as a Oracle Virtual Box VM ; Installer launches to black screen

I'm trying to install Fedora 20 as a Oracle VM Virtual Box; shortly after the installer launches it just goes to a black screen. My machine is running Windows 7 and the Virtual Box install is the ...
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VirtualBox Networking does not work on Linux host?

My host OS is Fedora 18 (kernel: 3.11.10) and I am running VirtualBox 4.2.18. The only networking mode which is working is NAT and non of Bridged Adapter, Internal, and Host-Only works! By this, I ...
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Linux detects Vaio touchpad as a ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse

I tried this on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Fedora. My problem is that in these distros, my Vaio VPCSA touchpad is detected as a normal mouse. It works as a simple mouse but multitouch gestures, double ...
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My Fedora Setup is gone due to accidental “yum upgrade”

How to roll back? I tried yum history undo 143 and yum --skip-broken history undo 143 and get the following errors. Important: All I care about is getting my kernel and custom graphics driver back to ...
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Why rebooting the system takes longer than a shutdown in fedora?

I'm a fedora (19/ x86-64) user. When I power off the system, it always takes about 3 to 4 seconds to shut down. But whenever I reboot the system, it takes the system much longer (about 30 seconds or ...
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Font smoothing in the Terminal

I've noticed that the fonts that the default font on emacs is a lot smoother and easier on the eye than the font inside the terminal. Although they are both supposedly monospace 12 fonts, I was ...
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Conversion of sequence of PNGs to movie using ffmpeg on Fedora 18

I have a series of PNG images called Temp01.png, Temp02.png, ..., Temp99.png which I am attempting to convert into a movie using ffmpeg. I am using the command: ffmpeg -i Temp%02d.png -f avi -vcodec ...
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linux mount nfs based on wifi network name

I'm running fedora 17 with gnome3 and NetworkManager. I have a script "mountNFS.sh" which mounts the NFS exports from my NAS at home. I want know a way to automatically mount and umount my NFS ...