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  1. Thread: Ping

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    On my home network I use the /etc/hosts file to...

    On my home network I use the /etc/hosts file to enable the various machines to communicate with each other. Each machine's /etc/hosts looks like the following with machine# being the names of the...
  2. Thread: Fedora 25

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    Maybe try to clean it all up: dnf clean all

    Maybe try to clean it all up:


    dnf clean all
  3. Alternatively, you can use the rpm command to...

    Alternatively, you can use the rpm command to install the gcc package, and it will tell you what dependencies are needed if any. If there are some, you can fetch those, and put them all on the one...
  4. Perhaps try without the -x, if you want the whole...

    Perhaps try without the -x, if you want the whole line which contains the pattern to be identified. That works for me.
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    You could try, in a terminal: amixer -c0 set...

    You could try, in a terminal:


    amixer -c0 set Headphone unmute 100%
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    Yes. I guess "cool" stuff is open to...

    Yes. I guess "cool" stuff is open to interpretation. Much of it in my own case is the media stuff (mplayer, mpg123 etc.) that is available from rpmfusion.org which I have to install after installing...
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    It's no secret that fedora tries to bring out a...

    It's no secret that fedora tries to bring out a new distribution release approximately each 6 months and keeps the penultimate one updated for about 7 months after that, so that each release is...
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    I suppose I'd check to see whether the video card...

    I suppose I'd check to see whether the video card is supported.

    On the init question, you can add the option:


    init=/bin/sh rw

    to the kernel line which should enable you to boot to a text...
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    Just a guess, but I was wondering if you have...

    Just a guess, but I was wondering if you have secure boot set on the machine.
  10. To enable yum and rpm to see installed programs,...

    To enable yum and rpm to see installed programs, those programs need to be installed in rpm format which is recorded in the rpm database on the system. So, the tarballs need to be included in an rpm...
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    This is a long shot. If you have /dev/fb0 from...

    This is a long shot.

    If you have /dev/fb0 from when you boot, then it's likely that it's the standard kernel module built into the kernel that has provided it. The error message says it's...
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    You could try: DISPLAY=:0 xclock and see...

    You could try:


    DISPLAY=:0 xclock

    and see if that brings up the clock. And if:


    echo $DISPLAY
  13. The startxfce4 command is in one of these...

    The startxfce4 command is in one of these packages, depending on whether you system is 32 or 64 bit:
    xfce4-session-0:4.12.1-6.fc23.i686
    xfce4-session-0:4.12.1-6.fc23.x86_64
    So that has to be...
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    Looks to be a copy of op_types.h in the source of...

    Looks to be a copy of op_types.h in the source of oprofile here:
    Download OProfile
    You'll have to open it to see.

    Looks to be a copy of stropts.h here:...
  15. Thread: Is SWAP Necessary

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    [SOLVED] It's a contentious issue for some. In the past...

    It's a contentious issue for some. In the past there was a rule to have swap twice the size of RAM, so 500meg of RAM would suggest 1gig of swap. Then RAM became much larger and swap was less used by...
  16. I guess you could write to script to change those...

    I guess you could write to script to change those permissions which are a PITA and have it execute periodically in the background. Another option which comes to mind is NFS, the network file system...
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    Perhaps try: grub2-mkconfig -o...

    Perhaps try:


    grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

    Your target file seems awry, unless it's a typo.
  18. Thread: My bootup time

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    You could run systemd-analyze blame and tee the...

    You could run systemd-analyze blame and tee the contents to a file that you can inspect, e.g:


    systemd-analyze blame | tee blame-file.txt

    and it will show times for the booting processes. Read...
  19. Normally the fedora installer will not overwrite...

    Normally the fedora installer will not overwrite a window partition. You usually have to delete it and make it free space for the fedora installer, anaconda, to use it.


    The new installer is a...
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    Often in the driver package there are a couple of...

    Often in the driver package there are a couple of files named README and INSTALL, and they provide instructions of how to install the driver.
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    I am sorry to hear of your plight. Maybe you're...

    I am sorry to hear of your plight. Maybe you're not quite *gone* Just to clear up the

    What you do is type in exactly:


    su -

    and then when the screen asks for your password, you type in your...
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    Usually you just untar the file with that 'tar...

    Usually you just untar the file with that 'tar zxvf ...' command and the result will be the creation of a directory with a name similar to the original tar.gz file. Where you untar the original file...
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    The way I see it is that the GUI is mostly about...

    The way I see it is that the GUI is mostly about convenience and user-friendliness, but the command line is about power over the breadth and depth of the system. As suggested in #11, the GUI is...
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    On a fedora 22 machine here: [tim@owl ~]$...

    On a fedora 22 machine here:


    [tim@owl ~]$ locate mos7720
    /usr/lib/modules/4.0.4-301.fc22.i686/kernel/drivers/usb/serial/mos7720.ko.xz...
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    The man pages have the information for commands,...

    The man pages have the information for commands, but they are terse and not always clear to the inexperienced user. Explanations on the usage of commands, provided by users with some experience, put...
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