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How to make an Ubuntu live USB stick in Fedora?

I have Fedora installed on my desktop and I want to make a live USB stick with Ubuntu to install it on a laptop. What's the easiest way to do it?
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Is Ubuntu One available for Fedora?

I just wondering why Ubuntu is not developing the Ubuntu One client for Fedora even the closed source one. It will help to broaden the Ubuntu Cloud and revenue generating Ubuntu Music store by ...
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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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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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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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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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Dual boot ubuntu 11.04 and fedora 15

I want make dual boot with feodra 15 and ubuntu 11.04 for testing features,please guide me the same. i had done dual boot with windows and linux but not linux linux.
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Is there a difference between Ubuntu Gnome-shell and Fedora Gnome-shell? [closed]

I am using ubuntu 11.10 with gnome-shell installed. I often hear people talking about the "pure gnome-shell experience" with regards to Fedora. What does this mean? Are there differences between ...
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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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Can't boot to Windows anymore after removing Grub on a Netbook [duplicate]

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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Dual booting Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16 [ problem partitioning ]

I have 320 gb hard drive. It already has a drive each for Ubuntu installation, Home, an NTFS drive and swap partition. With the space that is left over, I want to try Fedora 16 too as it has some ...
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Why do I need to create a bios-grub partition when I install 12.04?

Is the bios-grub partition in Ubuntu 12.04 mandatory? I have used 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04, But I was never asked for this. Today I tried a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and for the first time ...
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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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How do I create a Fedora 16 live usb from Ubuntu? [closed]

UNetBootin and LiveUSB Install don't support Fedora 16 yet, so how do I manually create a live USB?
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Grub overwritten

I've accidentially overwritten my bootloader. I was prepping some live USB sticks and think I accidentially wrote to my local disk instead of my USB stick. Now my machine will only boot in to Fedora ...
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Is dual booting ubuntu and fedora/openSUSE as easy as popping in a liveCD?

I wish to dual boot ubuntu (currently installed) with fedora and/or openSUSE (fedora for vanilla gnome and SUSE for a good KDE experience). I do not know much about dual booting and grub. Do I only ...
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Unable to boot into Ubuntu after Ubuntu-Fedora Dual Boot

I tried to dual boot Ubuntu and fedora, but now I am unable to boot into my Ubuntu installation. Here is the situation I had Ubuntu installed already on /dev/sda2 and I resized it to create another ...
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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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How to install ubuntu over fedora 15 wihtout having tons of options in the Loader?

I currently have Windows Vista and Fedora 15 dual booting on my system. I need to keep my vista for work related stuff, and as a fairly new Linux uses am having problems with drivers in Fedora (Wifi, ...
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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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Dual boot Fedora with Ubuntu

I have a laptop currently running Fedora, how can I dual boot it with Ubuntu?
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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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Evince crashes for a specific pdf file [closed]

I'm using fedora (64 bit), but I guess this might be relevant here too. If not, I'd be happy if anyone could direct me the appropriate forum/bug reporting site. I have a pdf file that I created, ...
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how to avoid manually updating grub [closed]

I have dual boot system with Ubuntu 11.10 (installed first) and Fedora 16. I have actually two problems. how to avoid manually running update-grub after a Fedora kernel update? after running ...
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I am tryng to dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16

I am going to dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16. I am installing Ubuntu first. Partitioning 15 MB for Boot partition, and the rest of my space divided by 2 for each Ubuntu and Fedora (500 GB each). ...
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Adding more already installed OS's to BURG

Can I add more already installed operating systems [such as BLAG linux or Fedora] to BURG [after BURG is installed] so they will appear on boot menu?
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Maximizing HDD space on dual boot Fedora 16 and Ubuntu 12.04 system

My question is very specific. In the screenshot here of my GParted, you can see Fedora 16 installed on /dev/sda4 and Ubuntu (with the mount point "/") on /dev/sda6. Partition /dev/sda5 is taking up ...
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Replacing Fedora 15 with Ubuntu 11.10

I am new to the Linux world and have been experimenting with a Windows 7/ Fedora 15 dual boot system, and now I would like to remove Fedora and install Ubuntu 11 instead. Can anyone tell me the ...
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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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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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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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Two linux OS at a time

If i install ubuntu 12.04 alongside fedora 17 and If i install some applications in ubuntu and then later i login my pc with fedora will the applications will be available for me in fedora or do i ...
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How to dual booting ubuntu 11.10 and fedora 16? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual boot ubuntu 11.04 and fedora 15 I installed ubuntu 11.10 on my system. I tried to install fedora 16 on free space I have left for it. when after completing ...
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No Internet 10.04

Here's my story, short as possible: It all started two years ago when two laptops with Windows became unusable. I had nothing to lose, and went for a clean install of Ubuntu. We were thrilled with ...
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How to share internet from one network card to another ethernet port

I basically seek a way to "bridge" the internet connection coming into my linux machine through one ethernet port (on the mother board's NIC) and share it with another computer connected to a separate ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Migrating users from Fedora, anything to look out for?

I've migrated around 300 users from a Fedora server to Ubuntu. I copied over all the relevant entries in /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, /etc/group, and /etc/gshadow. One thing that was a bit concerning is ...
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How can i have Fedora like system-config-*, system-config-network-tui in Ubuntu 11.04?

How can i have system-config-network-tui or all those system-config-* text user interfaces so that i can use or configure my Ubuntu box using SSH terminal or Serial console terminals.
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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 ...