Questions tagged [fedora]

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Icon missing in tasks witcher and window, (but not in app launcher nor Task Manager)

For several but not all apps (installed with flatpak), there are icons missing in the task switcher and the application window itself. Yet these icons are available in the application launcher and on ...
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Lenovo thinkpad T440s stuck on book(broken bios?), after installing Fedora workstation 36 from USB [closed]

I have installed Fedora workstation 36 with USB media by Fedora media writer onto my laptop, Lenovo T440s.( the OS was Windows 10 pro.. launching from USB seemed successful and I tried to install to ...
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Top bar became transparent all of a sudden

My top bar used to be with solid black background. All off a sudden it has become transparent with smaller font size today. How do i fix this?
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Lenovo X1 5th gen - Fan issues

Recently I have experienced fan issues with my Lenovo X1 (5th gen). In particular, when the machine is required to perform some longwinded intensive tasks that require the use of all computational ...
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New Android smartphone USB tethering problem in Ubuntu 20.04 and other versions/distributions

I am having problems with the USB tethering function on Samsung Galaxy A12. I tested it on Windows 10 and is working fine, but when I tested it on Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, 18.04, 16.04 and the latest ...
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After the dd if = / dev / sdX of = ..... command, the hard drive will not be displayed

After hitting the above command to install Fedora, my hard drive completely disappeared and is not displayed. What solution do you suggest to solve the problem?
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Mount btrfs filesystem on Ubuntu filesystem

I have next problem - I installed first Fedora on nvme-ssd. Then Ubuntu on usual ssd on same PC. Now I neither can access Fedora (even if I switch off Ubuntu ssd completely, seems it messed MBR), ...
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Intel I219 Experiencing HUGE Package Loss

There are some discussions and seems this issue has been solved. However, the literature is few. So I wrote this note and hope it will help others. Symptom Intel Ethernet Connection I219 Series, ...
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Install on flash drive: scaring message on "LVM VG fedora, LV swap as swap" being formatted

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a USB flash drive, attached to a Fedora 33 machine. I am following this guide. Up to this screenshot everything seems to be fine but I get a message as below:...
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Identity Management with FreeIPA-client version 4.9 is not available which is leading to non retrieval of CA certificate from FreeIPA-server

The ipa-client-install gets to this point and gets stuck: All I can see is the freeipa-client version difference as same configuration works fine for CentOS. My ipa-server version is 4.9.2 while my ...
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How to update GRUB in a dual booting disk?

I want to install Fedora (I want to use GNOME 40) with Ubuntu 20.04 on my disk. I am afraid of updating GRUB directly with update-grub in Ubuntu than in Fedora will break the bootloader. What is the ...
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How to Integrate Nautilus with a Repository?

I decided to install an rpm package in Ubuntu using the alien tool. The RPM Package was Bliss OS but it didn't get installed for some reason. If someone knows why please help me. But that's not the ...
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extracting RAR files on Ubuntu 20.10,Ubuntu LTS also on Fedora 33 not working

I decided to leave Windows and jump in to the Linux, but when I install Ubuntu LTS 20.04 and want to extract RAR, with Archive Manager it stays in (Extracting files from "site.rar [86mg] ") ...
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ProOne 440 G5 does not work with Linux

We are trying to get Fedora 32 working on the ProOne 440 G5. We've also tested Ubuntu 20.04.1, but none of the distros seem to work at all. The screen just cycles through RGB, white and black on boot. ...
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Fedora command not working [closed]

This command always worked for me in fedora 26: dnf install -y firefox x2go* But it now gives an error: Command 'dnf' not found, did you mean: command 'df' from deb coreutils (8.30-3ubuntu2) Try: ...
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How do i get my monitor working in 4k 60 Hz in Linux?

I used linux for two years. I bought a new 4K Dell monitor, connected it to HDMI, booted into Windows, and it worked fine, then I booted into Ubuntu Linux and it just show no picture (the same thing ...
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How to remove fedora from boot menu after formatting the disk of fedora?

I have two disks 512 and 128 and i installed fedora on 128gb and i formatted the volume next day but when I start up I can still see some parts of fedora like fedora-workstation from dev/mapper/fedora ...
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Linux freezes randomly on AMD

I'm getting constant freezes on Linux. I've tried Kubuntu 19.10 with KDE and Zorin with gnome. Now I'm using Fedora 32 with KDE and it happens in all of them. I can't use Ctrl+Alt+Fn to use a ...
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Trouble getting a bridge working with GNOME Boxes [closed]

I set up a Fedora VM using GNOME Boxes. I can launch it, everything's OK. I'm using virt-manager and I want to create a bridge so that I can get the VM on the network, but every time I attempt ...
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Touchpad right click not working - How to enable touchpad buttons and keep two finger click?

The right button on my touchpad only does left clicks. When I press in the lower right corner of my touchpad, a left-click is done. How can I configure the touchpad to behave like on Windows, where I ...
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Execute a script on window's change

Is there an easy way to execute a script when the active window changes ? Is there a universal solution for both Xorg and Wayland ? My goal is to execute a script that will determine either or not to ...
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Prevent xbindkeys to work in terminal

I try to implement Emacs keybindings in my browser. Currently I have .xbindkeysrc and this chord "if [[ "$(xdotool getwindowfocus getwindowname)" =~ "Chrome" ]]; then xdotool key --window "$(xdotool ...
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Where to find list of development packages to build evolution on ubuntu?

I am trying to build latest version of Evolution on my Ubuntu using guides provided on this page: Building Evolution from sources but the guide is written for fedora and it lists some packages that ...
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How to set the minimum time between double clicks?

How to set the minimum time between double clicks (two clicks)? Avoiding single click turns out to be double clicks
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware but cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Vmware, the host machine is Fedora 30. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help.
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Problems with installing Lubuntu on a Fedora laptop

I have Fedora installed on my laptop but want to switch to Lubuntu. My first problem is with deleting Fedora because I get an error if I try to wipe the disk during the installation of Lubuntu. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 periodically disables all devices

I'm using Advantech SOM-7567 mainboard. Previous OS was ubuntu server 14.04. I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu Serer 18.04.2 (ubuntu-18.04.2-server-amd64.iso). During install the display and USB devices ...
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Bootable USB with two images

Could I create a bootable USB that contains Fedora 29 workstation and Ubuntu 18.10 desktop live images in the same USB without partitioning the USB?
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Install Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop [duplicate]

I have Fedora 20 installed in my laptop. I want to move on from Fedora 20 to Ubuntu 18.04. Is it necessary to boot to windows first or can I directly boot Ubuntu 18.04 on my Fedora 20 by USB boot?
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AWS AMI not working for another Domain unable to restart apache [closed]

I had created AWS AMI of my existing test server and created new server for development. At path /etc/httpd/conf.d i have a configuration files named as domain.com.conf. which already includes ...
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Internal laptop screen is not avaiable after lid close event, instead multiple times attached

I am running Ubuntu 17 on a Surface Pro 4. I had the same issue with Fedora 27. Both running gnome as desktop. I have a external (DELL) monitor connected to my surface 4. When I close the lid, ...
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Crontab doesnt work, system doesnt reboot [closed]

yesterday i created simple crontab tasks. I think is written proper. Today I logged into my server and check up time. My crontab tasks doesn't work, because at the night system doesn't reboot. Of ...
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TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata [duplicate]

I want to switch from Ubuntu 16.04 to Fedora 27, so I made a bootable USB, but it always shows the error in the title. I tried for hours to solve it, also installed intel-microcode, but nothing seem ...
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Change drive permissions on dual boot machine

I have a dual boot machine, with Ubuntu and Fedora. It has an internal drive that I want to use for storing Ardour files. The drive is owned by Ubuntu, and does not contain the operating systems. I ...
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How to create a Debian/Fedora live USB on Ubuntu 17.10?

I tried to use Startup Disk Creator, but it seems that it can only create Ubuntu live disks. Is there any software that can help me create live USB disk for any .iso files? Please also mention how to ...
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Manual disk partitions - moving to Kubuntu from Fedora

Currently running Fedora 26 KDE Spin. And want to shift to Kubuntu 17.04. My current disk partitions are (output of lsblk): NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE ...
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No internet. No tethering. Solving this once and for all

I have been using Ubuntu for more than a year, now. I had some problems after updating for Ubuntu 16, which I was able to solve. My internet connection started being shaky some months ago. It would go ...
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How do I remove another distro without damaging Ubuntu

I bought a Windows 10 PC with 1TB HD originaly partitioned like this: 260.0 MB - MBR 885.9 GB - NTFS - Windows C: 25.0 GB - NTFS - Lenovo D: 1000 MB - Recovery partition 18.4 GB - Recovery ...
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USB live key recognized by BIOS but not recognized on reboot?

I successfully created a live key using Unebootin and I am attempting to format & fresh install on a computer currently dual booted with Fedora & Windows 8. It's using Gigabyte Dualbios and I ...
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Grub menu no showing after upgrading ubuntu

I had Ubuntu and Fedora in different drives in dual boot mode, but after I upgraded Ubuntu , the grub menu is not showing and directly boot into Ubuntu so I can't boot into my Fedora. Any solutions, ...
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Cannot connect to working ssh server

I connected to my vps server via ssh on the Fedora 25 desktop. Although, when I try to connect via Xubuntu 16.04 laptop (using even the same router) I have connection timed out error. What can be the ...
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software installation of a file having .rpm extention

I have a .rpm extension file which is for a GUI to an LTE base station. I used alien to convert it to .deb. Then i installed it by dpkg. The problem is, for some reason the file after unpacking ...
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Should Ubuntu or Fedora be installed first for dual boot?

I am currently running Ubuntu 16.04 (BIOS boot). I want to set up my computer for EFI booting, dual booting into Ubuntu and Fedora. Any thoughts on which OS I should install first? Also, since I have ...
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Old pc,broken system,erase data [closed]

I have an old desktop pc that i'm going to get rid of. There is 2 partitions on the hdd : a ext4 primary & swap partition . The bios can only boot the internal HDD or a cd .(It doesn't recognize ...
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Why is Ubuntu's grub2 menu is made the default grub menu? Is it possible to change it?

I have 2 hard disks - a 240 GB SSD and a 2 TB standard disk. I put Windows, Linux Mint and Ubuntu 16.04 on the SSD, the sda and Fedora and Kali Linux on the 2 TB disk, sdb. Now, as I was installing ...
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How can I add different files to multiple directories in one command? [closed]

I need to add one file to about 7 different directories. I'm using Fedora 24... I know I need to use the touch command but what parameters will I need?
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Unable to uninstall fedora 24 and install Ubuntu

I have fedora 24 on my laptop. I want to delete fedora and install ubuntu 14.04 (yes old version). I made ubuntu live usb using unetbootin in fedora and when I try to boot from usb, fedora boots ...
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Install Ubuntu 16.04.1, removing Fedora 22

I'm trying to install Ubuntu and remove Fedora. I approached problem. I choose to erase disk and install Ubuntu then I choose disk that is showed in picture but as I press "Install Now" nothing ...
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New Dell - Ubuntu/Fedora won't boot usb

My device i bought i new Notebook (Dell Inspiron 15-7559) few months ago. Specs: i7-6700hq and 120gb SSD + 1TB HDD nvidia geforce gtx 980 4k resolution and 16GB ram What i want Now i want to ...
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Ubuntu Kernel version

I am trying to download network drivers for my Marvell 88E8056: http://www.marvell.com/support/downloads/driverSearchResults.do There are two versions of the driver: Linux 2.6 Fedora Linux Kernal 2....
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