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2018-04-29 04:52:43 -0500 answered a question Gtk-WARNING**:cannot open display

Another alternative that works in Wayland, so there's no need to change to Xorg: gedit admin:///etc/environment

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2018-04-12 23:22:33 -0500 answered a question Why is SELinux preventing me from using fringerprint scanner?

I had the same problem, but it was fixed sometime ago. Maybe you have a different scanner model. In any case, the two workarounds listed here may help temporarily until it gets fixed: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1502037#c5

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2018-03-11 06:04:18 -0500 answered a question How do I install matlab on fedora?
2018-03-10 08:11:27 -0500 answered a question How to always show fedora boot splash during boot or shutdown?

I've managed to suppress just about all boot messages, as well as reducing the blinking cursor time, by editing /etc/default/grub, specifically the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX, to read:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="rhgb quiet vga=current loglevel=0 systemd.show_status=0 vt.global_cursor_default=0"

People might say that loglevel=0 is bad because it largely prevents logging, but I don't mind.

After editing the file, when updating grub config, make sure to use the appropriate command for either Bios or UEFI systems (see here, although the main topic here is the timeout.).

2018-02-01 01:01:55 -0500 commented question Boot from Fedora 27 installed in an internal mSATA SSD

Have you changed the BIOS boot setting so that you boot from the small PCI SSD, not the SATA one?

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2018-01-11 00:11:32 -0500 commented answer Gnome 3 150% Display Scaling

I don't know, sorry.

2018-01-11 00:10:12 -0500 commented answer Set mouse left handed but touchpad right handed

I think with "all users" they only meant all the users on this particular laptop.

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2018-01-08 08:48:24 -0500 answered a question Gnome 3 150% Display Scaling

Fractional scaling (100% - 125% - 150% - 175% - 200%) is still experimental in Gnome 3.26. So try it at your own risk. That said, it works fine for me (although it seems that Firefox looks a little fuzzy). You enable it by entering:

gsettings set org.gnome.mutter experimental-features "['scale-monitor-framebuffer']"

(Found here.)

You can undo this by deleting the key value with dconf-editor, or by entering:

gsettings set org.gnome.mutter experimental-features "[]"
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2017-12-27 01:29:57 -0500 answered a question Need GNOME Respin

The MATE ISO at dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/live-respins/ is the Mate respin. According to the Readme file at dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/live-respins/, the WORK ISO has the Gnome desktop. It seems to be the same version as the default one.

All ISOs are updated a couple of times during the lifetime of the release. However, if you want the most up date versions immediately, it's best to use the netinstall ISO: http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/27/Workstation/x8664/iso/Fedora-Workstation-netinst-x8664-27-1.6.iso which does not include any desktop, but you can choose which one you want during setup. It will then download the most recent files. Alternatively, just use the regular ISOs and update after setup.

2017-12-25 13:12:10 -0500 commented answer Cannot get scanner to work in Fedora 27. HP Officejet 6600 all-in-one

Fedora 27 includes v 3.17.11. Check which version you have using the command line & dnf (more reliable, apparently the Software application and the dnf command do not share repository info)

dnf info hplip

will tell you which hplip version is installed. If it is indeed 3.17.10, then do

sudo dnf clean all

sudo dnf update

sudo dnf install hplip

and, while you're at it:

sudo dnf install xsane

These commands will refresh your repository information and update/install the latest available packages (if the latest packages are already installed, it skips them)

2017-12-19 12:08:33 -0500 commented answer Cannot get scanner to work in Fedora 27. HP Officejet 6600 all-in-one

OK -- the hp-check log says package xsane is not installed, which is odd because you said it is, and you even tried reinstalling it. Please check. Also, how do you connect to the device? USB? Wifi? If it is Wifi, it is best/easiest if the device is set to a static IP address in my experience. Have to admit I'm baffled, too, though.

2017-12-16 14:01:21 -0500 commented answer Cannot get scanner to work in Fedora 27. HP Officejet 6600 all-in-one

Sorry the answer didn't help. I can only think of two other things to try:

  • Make sure that the package libsane-hpaio is installed
  • Try running sudo hp-check and see whether the output shows any errors.
2017-12-16 00:56:20 -0500 answered a question Cannot get scanner to work in Fedora 27. HP Officejet 6600 all-in-one

You could try the command line hp setup program which is part of the hplip package that you should have already:

sudo hp-setup -i

Make sure your Officejet is connected and switched on before you run this. It will try to find the device and will ask various other questions. It doesn't actually ask about the scanner but with my different hp all-in-one devices, the scanner always worked afterwards.

(If this helps, you might end up with two printers but you can always delete one later.)

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2017-10-22 01:59:39 -0500 answered a question Sierra WWAN LTE Modem EM7305 does not work after Suspend/Resume

This seems to be a Network Manager problem. I'm now on Fedora 27 beta, the problem is the same. But luckily, the workaround here with the modification here works.

2017-10-14 03:43:59 -0500 commented answer How to get to Nautilus preferences on Fedora 26

No reason to be ashamed. Everybody misses something sometime. The application menu is used by Gnome applications, but many others do not, Firefox being an important exception, which only has Quit in that menu.

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2017-10-12 09:34:30 -0500 answered a question How to get to Nautilus preferences on Fedora 26

There is an application menu called Files next to Activities in the top panel on the left when Files/Nautilus is open (not in the file manager window, but at the very top left of the screen). Open it, the option you want is the first one under Preferences - Behaviour.

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2017-10-02 07:53:49 -0500 commented answer Sierra WWAN LTE Modem EM7305 does not work after Suspend/Resume

I'm going the try the workaround here: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=84992#c16 and report on that. The most recent activity is from August 2017, so there is hope: https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/modemmanager-devel/2017-August/005668.html

2017-10-02 07:50:50 -0500 commented answer Sierra WWAN LTE Modem EM7305 does not work after Suspend/Resume

I should have looked before -- there already is a kernel bug, dating from 2014: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=85391.

There are also bugs describing the same / a very similar problem here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/modemmanager/+bug/1326954 and here: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=726613

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2017-09-27 02:03:31 -0500 asked a question Sierra WWAN LTE Modem EM7305 does not work after Suspend/Resume

I need some help with getting my WWAN modem to work after Supsend/Resume.

This is a Fujitsu U904 with a Sierra EM7305 LTE WWAN modem running Fedora 26 with Gnome. It works perfectly when the laptop is freshly booted. However, it consistently stops working after a Suspend/Resume cycle. It is then either listed as "unavailable" in the top right menu or it is not listed at all (no Wireless Broadband entry).

I've also tried this with Live versions of Suse Tumbleweed and Ubuntu 16.04 and 17.10. It is exactly the same with these.

Below is the output from lsusb, usb-devices and debug output of ModemManager. There is an error at the very end of the ModemManager debug output which I suspect points in the right direction:

ModemManager[18077]: <warn>  [1506494462.458943] [mm-base-manager.c:167] device_support_check_ready(): Couldn't create modem for device at '/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb1/1-6': Failed to find primary AT port

I'd be grateful for any clues about what to do about this.

# lsusb

Bus 001 Device 008: ID 1199:9041 Sierra Wireless, Inc.

# usb-devices

T:  Bus=01 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=05 Cnt=04 Dev#=  8 Spd=480 MxCh= 0
D:  Ver= 2.00 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS=64 #Cfgs=  2
P:  Vendor=1199 ProdID=9041 Rev=00.06
S:  Manufacturer=Sierra Wireless, Incorporated
S:  Product=EM7305
C:  #Ifs= 2 Cfg#= 2 Atr=e0 MxPwr=500mA
I:  If#=12 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=02(commc) Sub=0e Prot=00 Driver=cdc_mbim
I:  If#=13 Alt= 1 #EPs= 2 Cls=0a(data ) Sub=00 Prot=02 Driver=cdc_mbim

# systemctl stop ModemManager 
# /usr/sbin/ModemManager --debug

ModemManager[18077]: <info>  [1506494430.795234] [main.c:158] main(): ModemManager (version 1.6.4-2.fc26) starting in system bus...
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.796125] [mm-sleep-monitor.c:245] mm_sleep_monitor_get(): create MMSleepMonitor singleton (0x55fb29873860)
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.798615] [main.c:83] bus_acquired_cb(): Bus acquired, creating manager...
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.799152] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1559] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] looking for plugins in '/usr/lib64/ModemManager'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.799516] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Motorola'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.799784] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Samsung'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.799940] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'X22X'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.800129] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Altair LTE'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.800375] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Option High-Speed'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.800575] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Nokia (Icera)'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.800739] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Telit'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.800836] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'AnyDATA'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.800977] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'Thuraya'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.801168] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin manager] loaded plugin 'ZTE'
ModemManager[18077]: <debug> [1506494430.801373] [mm-plugin-manager.c:1584] load_plugins(): [plugin ...
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2017-07-29 02:39:32 -0500 commented question Disable a boot error/warning message?

Yes, I'd like to know how to suppress display of any and all messages during the boot process too, although in my case the messages I don't want to see are apparently systemd messages ("Created slice User Slice of gdm." and others -- about six lies at boot and shutdown).

I've looked and experimented with the information here and here but with no sucess.