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fdisk and parted won't work on a USB stick with Fedora 23 alpha 2 x86_64

So I burned a Fedora 23 alpha 2 on a 16GB USB stick through dd if=path/to/fedora.iso of=/dev/usb_device bs=512 I used bs=512 because the sectors on the stick are 512 bytes. Opening the stick in ...
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Network aliases on boot on Fedora 17

We have a fedora server(Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle)) with a few aliases on the main NIC that don't get setup during boot. Here's my config: # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-em1* ...
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docker run failing in Fedora 22

I am using the latest version of Fedora 22 with all updates. I am trying out docker and getting permission denied failures. I am not seeing the below issue when running as root. Do i really need ...
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SELinux: cannot confine Firefox process to mozilla_t domain

My goal is to execute Firefox in the mozilla_t domain instead of unconfined_t. The machine runs Fedora 20 with SELinux in enforcing mode. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get this right. No matter ...
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tcpdump: out.pcap: Permission denied

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/issue Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle) Kernel \r on an \m (\l) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.6.10-2.fc17.i686 #1 SMP Tue Dec 11 18:33:15 UTC ...
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Systemd - run script/unit after system crash

Short version: Is there any simple way how to set up systemd so it runs a script or a unit when system boots after a crash ? And possibly have other units wait on its completion? I suppose I could ...
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Why does my ssh timeout vary with network location?

When I'm ssh'ed into one of our office servers (which run Fedora 10) from home, my session times out after a fairly short period of activity (5 minutes or so). I've tried using TcpKeepAlive on the ...
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How to resize root LVM partition in Fedora without LiveCD or Rebooting

I have a virtual machine that recently had its disk image increased from 20GB to 50GB, and fdisk -l verifies that the VM can see this new size. Now I need to resize my root LVM partition to fill the ...
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Fedora 22 Server on Hyper-V: Cannot reach httpd

I have created a WinS2012 Hyper-V Guest running Fedora 22 Server. HTTPD is running on the guest and listening on ports 80 + 8008. I have checked selinux - both ports are allowed for httpd. I can get ...
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fedora dhcpd name server configuration

I'm having a hard time configuring a more modern release of a Fedora DHCP service to replace an older one and the problem is that clients aren't getting the appropriate DNS server information. I had ...
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Error 403 on Apache, Fedora 22

I have installed Apache: Server version: Apache/2.4.12 (Fedora) and I got a website with Codeigniter. I added a folder images/ in the root of the site and I couldn't load the images. When I tries the ...
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Broke Fedora after accidentally cancelled yum update

tl;dr: I ran yum update -y, then halfway a huge update (1.1GB) accidentally hit ctrl+C mid-way. This broke everything. I tried: 500 yum check all 501 package-cleanup --problems 502 package-...
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When does rpm -V not verify md5sums?

I've got an older system (Fedora Core 6, it's an isolated system used to do builds for older devices). I'm trying to build a matching VM, and I've noticed a difference I can't explain. Both systems ...
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Correctly setting the hostname - Fedora 20 on Amazon EC2

Context I have a Fedora 20 cloud image running on Amazon EC2 (henceforth called the "instance"). And I have some uncertainty about persistently setting its hostname. Goal In this case, let's say I ...
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iptables not starting upon reboot

I've enabled iptables in systemd with: systemctl enable iptables but after restart when I try service iptables status, it shows: # service iptables status Redirecting to /bin/systemctl status ...
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Fedora 22 DNF timeout

I just installad Fedora 22 and DNF (yum's replacement) is performing terrible. 9 out of 10 request fails out of timeout, with random effect specifying IPv4 or not. The problem seems to be that DNF ...
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Docker cannot access volumes

I've installed a fresh Fedora Server 22. During the setup I selected the option to pre-install Docker. I have activated Docker using Cockpit and installed a new container on the command line: # ...
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What could this extra 50ms latency be on my unbound DNS resolving server (Fedora)?

I have a discrepancy in query latency. It's not a problem, it's just strange enough to worry me. Client machine (Fedora 18) runs unbound-1.4.19-1.fc18.x86_64. Server machine (Debian 7 testing) runs ...
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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep "...
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Curl on Fedora does not accept Cloudflare https

Using curl on a clean vanilla Fedora 21 to retrieve a site hosted via the cloudflare https service gives an error: curl https://www.opencpu.org >> curl: (35) Cannot communicate securely with ...
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How to disable responses to PING [closed]

I feel like this should be a really simple thing to do, but googling and checking SF I didn't see anything. I'm trying to make my Fedora server not respond to pings, how do I do that?
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Docker image only works on one Fedora server?

I have two groups of servers, a development server running a docker repo (F22 Server) and a few production servers running far less (F22 cloud/atomic) in Hyper-V. I have built an image for the UniFi ...
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ssh session stuck after some time of iddleness

I'm using fedora 19 and bash 4.2.53(1)-release If I leave an ssh connection opened for some minutes and don't do anything with it, the terminal get stuck. Here's netstat's output: tcp 0 ...
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DNSMasq Not Respecting Hostfiles [closed]

I have dnsmasq running inside docker under a Fedora 22 Hyper-V guest. I have it configured to read from a directory containing hosts-format files. Yes, I know DNS servers use zones, but dnsmasq ...
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How to run Different congestion control algorithms in FEDORA 17?

I need to use different congestion control algorithms for tcp flow. How can I continue using those flow congestion algorithms from Fedora 11 in Fedora 17?
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SSH into Fedora 17 will not work with new users

I just deployed a new Fedora 17 server on the Amazon EC2. I was able to log in as ec2-user with my generated keypair, but I cannot log in under normal circumstances as a user I created. This is just ...
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Selinux: Shorewall will not respond to fail2ban

I am using fail2ban with shorewall and my Fedora 21 server & cloud. All flooded with the following error message: SELinux is preventing shorewall from write access on the file /tmp/fai2ban*.[...
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journalctl: Cannot filter ownCloud log lines, fail2ban will not ban

Using a general journalctl command, the log line of interest appears: [root@bee server]# journalctl -n -- Logs begin at Mon 2015-01-26 19:44:33 EET, end at Wed 2015-06-10 21:41:12 EEST. -- ... Jun 10 ...
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block all but a few ips with firewalld

On a linux networked machine, i would like to restrict the set of addresses on the "public" zone (firewalld concept), that are allowed to reach it. So the end result would be no other machine can ...
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Fedora 21: Cannot Ping or Curl, but can Access Internet

We have an automatic proxy server configuration setup, and I can use a web browser but ping/curl are failing; it looks like a DNS resolution problem. When I do: URLGRABBER_DEBUG=1 yum check-update ...
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Shorewall: Block repeatedly failling ips on port 22

I am on Fedora 21, and port 22 is open for ssh connections. I am using key-based authentication with password and root logins disabled. My logs are flooded with messages like the ones appended at ...
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What is the problem with using Fedora for servers?

I have used Fedora for hosting servers a lot of times. I have never faced any problem. Still all the new users come and tell Fedora is not secure. We should use Ubuntu / CentOS or some other ...
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nginx on fedora fastcgi not working

I'm running nginx on Fedora Server 22 and fastcgi scripts are not working. Under http://panel.minefight.org/ enter any login data, it doesn't load the password fail or success site. The same thing ...
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How to enable iptables (instead of firewalld) services on RHEL 7 and Fedora 18?

The newest fedora has firewalld as new firewall aplication. I liked old iptables services. I want them back but have no idea how to do that. I have tried : systemctl disable firewalld.service ...
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PhpMyAdmin Blank Page on fodora 22 localhost server [closed]

I follow this guide to install LAMP server on fedora 22 workstation How To Install LAMP Stack (Apache, MariaDB And PHP) In Fedora 22 Everything working well except phpmyadmin. When i need access it ...
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Complete restore of linux system

I am familiar with using rsync to back up various files from my system but what is the best way to completely restore a machine. What I have tried in the past is: Do a basic format/reinstall from ...
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openstack nova : InvalidArchitectureName: Architecture name 'arm' is not recognized

On Fedora-18, I Installed devstack and when I try to start nova compute I get this error message : Any thoughts on whats going wrong. $ uname -a Linux qabot 3.7.2-201.fc18.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jan 11 ...
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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

Edit: I turned Cristians answer into a script which does everything automatically: https://github.com/frans-fuerst/magic/blob/master/fedora-activate-can.sh I need some kernel modules which are ...
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FC19 FirewallD debugging help requested: ports not forwarding

New Fedora Core 19 system refuses to forward port from external to internal zone, no logging data found. The Scenario is simply that I've got a system that serves as a firewall / gateway, has an ...
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mkfs.ext4 command not available in fedora 8

Is ext4 file system supported on fedora 8? If yes, then how do i enable it? I am unable to see format command for ext4. I can see only mkfs.ext3 and mkfs.ext2.
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Fedora 14 Repository List

I've got a machine running FC14 and trying to set up yum on it without much luck. I'm aware that the FC14 repo's have all gone archive though it's not possible to upgrade this box as it's an appliance ...
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Service fails to start - very little info in logs

I am trying to get the Quickbooks Database Server installed on my server. It is an old version intended to be installed on Fedora 6. I have successfully installed it on Fedora 7 with no issues at all. ...
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Putting remote Linux server in local VPN

I have a VPS running Fedora 21, that I'd like to automatically log in to my local network via VPN. My local router is running a pfSense firewall, so my options are IPsec, L2TP, OpenVPN, and PPTP. ...
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Fedora 21: Firewalld (firewall-cmd) won't PERMANENTLY assign interfaces to zones?

I installed Fedora on this one machine which is EXCLUSIVELY a gateway / firewall system. Following installation, I ran 'yum upgrade', and so it should be up to the very latest Fedora 21 - I'm a ...
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Configuration of spamassassin on Fedora 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing spamassassin on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. The official documentation ...
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Configuration of ClamAV on Fedora Core 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing Clamav on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. And, it's not enough straight-...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...
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Connection tracking in Firewalld (e.g. CentOS 7)

I can't get vsftpd and firewalld to work together properly on CentOS 7 (without adding the passive range to the firewalld). Looks like firewalld ignores connection tracking (nf_conntrack_ftp is loaded ...
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Samba 4 Fedora 21, I can create the share and log in, but cant read/execute existing folders

I have samba 4 running on Fedora 21. I have a share set up: [mediastorage] comment = MediaStorage path = /mnt/mediastorage public = yes writable = yes printable = no read only ...
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Headless linux install

How do you do a headless install of linux? No monitor, no keyboard. Machine has floopy and cd drive. Can I configure a live cd to run sshd with a preconfigured pass or something similar and manage it ...