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How to increase system-wide sound volume in GNOME?

When I try to set maximum volume in GNOME sound settings (for example, to 150%), it resets after I increase or decrease sound volume on top-right angle on my Desktop. How can I increase default volume ...
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Fedora as LXC container [closed]

I have LXC running with several Ubuntu containers and I am happy with it. The problem is, when I try to setup Fedora using: lxc-create -t fedora -n fedora I get: warning: ...
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What is the best way to migrate to Ubuntu from CentOS 6.5?

Used Fedora until Gnome 2 vanished and MATE was not yet fully functional. Migrated to CentOS(now 6.5), and am now building a new machine, wondering if I should try returning to Fedora(19) now that ...
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Can I write a file with only read permission?

I just set a read only permission to a file using chmod 400 filename.txt after that I open the file via vi editor and edit and try to save using :w then is says E45: 'readonly' option is set (add ! to ...
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How to make `ctrl + ` command cross language? [closed]

I have 2 input languages in my computer: English and Hebrew. My OS language is English. Anyways, My ctrl + command are working only when I'm on english. for example: Ctrl + C will work only on ...
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Recover encrypted home partition from Fedora

I decided to switch to Ubuntu from Fedora. In Fedora I had the /home folder in its own partition and then had that partition encrypted. Also in the past when formatting Fedora I was able to reuse ...
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Auto entering root password

In Fedora 20, there's an option when enabled, the system enters the root password whenenver a window is opened asking for root password. Is there a way to add such functionality to Ubuntu?
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How can I put Fedora GUI onto Ubuntu?

Okay, I'm pretty new to Linux-based systems, so if I say something wrong or ask something dumb, please bear with me. I have a project for school that requires some extensive work inside of the ...
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Is there a way to switch from Fedora without wiping the home partition?

Is there a way to switching from fedora without wiping home partition? I download cyanogenmod source code and it took about 3 days to downloading 10 GB no way to backup 10 GB I can't redownload again ...
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How do I create a persistent Fedora live usb

I have successfully created a live USB for Fedora 20 on my Ubuntu 12.04 using dd: sudo dd bs=8M if=Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-20-1.iso of=/dev/sdb But I have not been able to find out how to make ...
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How do I turn around my object in blender?

Everything worked in Fedora... but then I switched to Ubuntu. I got blender with apt-get and launched it. It's good, but I can't get one thing: I used the middle mouse button to turn while using it in ...
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sigfillset is not setting signal bits

I am having this strange problem! My code is very simple. #include<stdio.h> #include<unistd.h> #include<signal.h> #include<stdlib.h> ...
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Recover data after updating Windows 7 [closed]

I used 2 OS in my system - Windows 7, and Fedora 20. I have upgraded my Window 7 in to 64 bit, after I have installed, I cannot boot fedora 20. I want to recover data which are stored in fedora, can ...
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Can't boot ubuntu 13.10 after install Fedora 20 on a x86_64 EFI machine

I can't boot Ubuntu from gub menu after I install Fedora 20 (but I can boot Fedora and windows) error: can't find command 'linux' error: can't find command 'initrd' But I can boot from here Do ...
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Install Fedora over Ubuntu partition? [closed]

Is there any way for me to install Fedora over Ubuntu in a partition I made?
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Editing/changing runlevels?

I learned linux on redhat/fedora systems, and I really like there runlevels. The runlevels in ubuntu (inherited from debian i'm sure) are weird, there is no way to get a no GUI environment unless your ...
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Is there a way for me to install Ubuntu without a flash drive or CD (Not using windows) [duplicate]

I have fedora 19 running on my laptop and I want to switch to ubuntu, but I don't have a flash drive or external hard drive. Is there some way I can install ubuntu from inside fedora then boot ubuntu ...
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Can't Install Windows 8, Fedora 19 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Need Help… :'(

I am new here, I want to install windows 8, Fedora 19 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop. Which is Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 SE. But whenever I install Ubuntu After Fedora, the GRUB is showing Fedora is ...
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Duall Boot with two linux [duplicate]

Please give me full instrunction for dual boot of two linux one is ubuntu and second is fedora. i like ubuntu but, also fedora Thank you
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Unable to start Fedora from USB

I already installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu and Fedora. I created Live USB with command: sudo dd if=Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-19-1.iso of=/dev/sdb1 But I am not able to boot ...
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Corrupted 7z file

I recently wanted to try out Fedora. So I transfered all my files to it via USB. Then I got frustrated with it, placed all my files in a 7z archive and then copied them back to the drive. Now, every ...
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Installing Ubuntu along with fedora and win 7

I have system in my lab with Fedora and windows 7 installed in it. While booting up, the system first shows up fedora and then inside fedora, i can select whether to load windows 7. I tried windows ...
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How to make vm boot from live cd

I have created a vm for ubuntu 13.04 and configured it to boot from live CD (I want to try Fedora on it), but it doesn't boot. It displays a shell terminal I think and this is it.
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fedora missing in grub inside ubuntu

I have ubuntu and fedora beside each other and I use both of them but now fedora missing and ubuntu run. what should I do?It's very important for me
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Fedora Spins work on ubuntu or not?

I want to run the fedora spins, but on Ubuntu. Ubuntu is way much lighter than the fedora versions, but it is their spin that I am interested in. Is any spin like thing is available on Ubuntu? If not ...
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I want to install Fedora in Virtual Box with a Usb stick

I managed to install Virtual Box on my Ubuntu system; now I want to install Fedora within the virtual machine. I have a Fedora image installed on a usb stick that is accessible by a vmdk file - an ...
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How to partition a fully used hard drive

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop which when I got it I had Fedora 13 installed on it as the OS. Now I want to install Fedora 18 in a dual boot with Ubuntu. Problem is when I installed Ubuntu, I didn't ...
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What is the logic behind the user name restrictions in *buntu?

In Fedora, I use my preferred account name, which happens to be a fully qualified domain name. By using a fully qualified domain name as my user name across most of my accounts (both on my own ...
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second Operating system on ssd doesnt seem on grub menu

I have ssd and a hdd I installed ubuntu on hdd , after this fedora on ssd however on grub menu only ubuntu appears. I am uploading the text file of boot info script please help . Boot Info Script ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12 in place of Fedora 18 while preserving my dual boot windows 7 installation?

I have installed Win7 first, then I did install Fedora 18 and now I boot through the Fedora's boot loader to either of the systems. What I want now is to replace Fedora 18 by Ubuntu 12 without ...
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get back command prompt after opening programs from terminal

When I launch any application from terminal, then the terminal gets locked until I close that application. What I want is just to use terminal for launching programs and then use the same terminal for ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox networking with MTS usb modem

I have installed virtual-box in my ubuntu 12.04 and installed fedora 14 as a vm. Now I need to connect to fedora vm from my host (Ubuntu). What I'm trying to achieve is ssh connectivity between host ...
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Destop translation tool

I am a journalist whose primary job is to translate articles from Russian to English language. In Windows I was fond of using http://www.dicter.net/ Basically what I need is something that watches ...
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How do I install Ubuntu One on Fedora 17? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Ubuntu One available for Fedora? (Edited Google translation.) I have a new hard drive and installed Fedora 17 on it. My other computers use Ubuntu One, by having ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 “fakeRAID” RAID0 installation

I have 2 80 Gb HDD's with a RAID 0 motherboard configuration (Intel Z77, fakeRAID) with a 100 Gb partition running Windows 7 and a 60 Gb partition where I would like to install Ubuntu 12.10. However, ...
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Dual boot Fedora with Ubuntu

I have a laptop currently running Fedora, how can I dual boot it with Ubuntu?
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Is it a good idea to share partitions between distros

This is what my laptop's partitions look like windows: about 100 GB Ubuntu root: 50 GB (mounted at /) Free space: 50 GB Ubuntu home partition: the rest of the space (mounted at /home) I want to ...
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Ubuntu Messed up my Grub [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu I have Windows XP Installed, and i have installed Fedora 15, yesterday. Updated it today to 17, and installed Ubuntu. After ...
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Fedora Disappears from grub.cfg at reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu There have been many questions asked about the way that Ubuntu 12.x GRUB plays poorly with Fedora (17 in this case), but I ...
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Ubuntu-Fedora dual-boot: Set up swap partitions for simultaneous hibernation?

I want to install another Linux distribution (Fedora) besides Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. As I like to hibernate my system and as I want to use this feature on both installed Linux distributions, how ...
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How do I use an Ubuntu notebook as second monitor for a Fedora desktop? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a possibility to use my netbook with 12.04 as a second monitor for my Fedora desktop, because its keyboard is broken but everything else is running just fine. I already ...
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Using userdel cannot remove .gvfs folder, Permission denied [closed]

I am using Fedora 9. I removed the user using userdel -r command. The user is removed, but the home directory still remains. When I tried to remove the home directory (rm -rf /home/user/), I get the ...
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Fedora login gone after Ubuntu updates on a dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu After a software update for Ubuntu, my dual boot with Fedora will not show Fedora in the start menu. It just boots into Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu

I have installed a number of operating systems, including Fedora. Most recently I installed Ubuntu, and Ubuntu installed its own version of the GRUB bootloader. However, Fedora does not show up on the ...
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Can't boot to Windows anymore after removing Grub on a Netbook

Today I decided to try out Fedora by booting it from USB. I liked the OS, and decided I wanted to install it to my hard-drive. I couldn't complete the installation because I needed to free up a ...
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How to install Fedora 17 over Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu since Ubuntu 11.10 came out. I was very satisfied with how Ubuntu has evolved over the past few years, but now I would like to try out Fedora 17 since that has been out for a ...
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Ubuntu install CD hangs at 5 red dots while booting

I put the disk in for 12.04, go to the Bios, and I boot off the disk, it works until the 5 dots go red when it is ready to load the desktop and it just hangs. Worked before when I had windows and I ...
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How do I triple-boot Ubuntu, Fedora and Windows 7?

I have an Acer Laptop with windows 7 pre installed. I want to install Ubuntu and fedora and make a triple boot configuration. I want to know how? I am a newcomer to linux and I need help.
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Why does grub selection no longer appear on my dual-boot system?

I had installed a Ubuntu 12.04 and Fedora 17 dual boot on my system. During the installation I had installed Ubuntu first and Fedora later. Fedora had recognized Ubuntu and added it to the GRUB OS ...
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Anything I should know when using/installing Fedora? [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu for a small while now, since March, ergo since 11.10. I know the terminal, ppas, etc. But now, I plan on dual-booting Fedora and Ubuntu just to try it. Does Fedora give you the ...