Dell Inspiron 5558, upgraded from F28 to F29 and all seemed well, until I
noticed right mouse button on trackpad was not registering. With a cordless
Logitech mouse plugged in, right-mouse clicks bring up the appropriate
Running the "mouse and touchpad" app under devices in GNOME Settings show
both right and left mouse clicks detected as a primary button.
Tested GNOME on Xorg and Wayland.
I'd welcome suggestions on what I might try or look at for troubleshooting.
The logs include:
16:07:46 kernel: psmouse serio1: synaptics: Touchpad model: 1, fw: 8.1, id:
0x1e2b1, caps: 0xd00323/0x840300/0x12e800/0x0, board id: 3014, fw id:
16:07:46 kernel: psmouse serio1: synaptics: Your touchpad (PNP: DLLb6ae
PNP0f13) says it can support a different bus. If i2c-hid and hid-rmi are
not used, you might want to try setting psmouse.synaptics_intertouch to 1
and report this to linux-input(a)vger.kernel.org.
16:07:46 kernel: psmouse serio1: synaptics: queried min coordinates: x
[1278..], y [1206..]
16:07:46 kernel: psmouse serio1: synaptics: queried max coordinates: x
[..5664], y [..4648]
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My son recently built his own computer and still needs Windows 10 for some
games so when get got a new 2TB HD he installed Windows.
This weekend I walked him through installing Fedora. We resized the NTFS
partition and grabbed about 500GB for Fedora. The installation went
Upon reboot there was no GRUB menu. I know it's supposed to be hidden by
default but not if there are multiple OS's installed.
First nit... I wanted to turn off the hidden menu. I knew from a previous
list email and BZ that you shouldn't edit grubenv directly so I tried to do
it what I thought was the RIGHT way...
When I tried the logical way
# grub2-editenv set menu_auto_hide=0
I got an error. I thought it was odd but after looking at --help the
command goes at the end so I did:
# grub2-editenv menu_auto_hide=0 set
# grub2-editenv create
Now the grubenv only contains hashes. All the options are gone. Looking
Apparently if you don't want to specify the filename you need to use "-",
# grub2-editenv - set menu_auto_hide=0
Next the bigger problem:
I tried running grub2-mkconfig into a temporary file and OS prober is not
finding the Windows installation.
Going to check if both are booting UEFI or not... Could be the problem.
Fedora 29, x64
Heads up: if you read a zero length *.mp4 file with VLC, the error
windows will pop up, start to shimmer, eventually kill VLC,
and you will get Logged out -- losing everything you had open.
You can log back in, but nothing seems to work quite right until
I am not reporting it to VLC as they act like such jerks
when you do.
A computer without Microsoft is like
a chocolate cake without the mustard
I am running user in old fashion
I wanted that a user be able to do:
mount /dev/mapper/VolGrpUsr_DK0-home /mnt/USB
With visudo, I did
pdupre localhost=/usr/bin/mount /dev/mapper/VolGrpUsr_DK0-home /mnt/USB/
(pdupre is also member of pdupre
I tried also
%pdupre localhost=/usr/bin/mount /dev/mapper/VolGrpUsr_DK0-home /mnt/USB/)
But it does not work
/usr/bin/mount /dev/mapper/VolGrpUsr_DK0-home /mnt/USB
mount: only root can do that
sudo /usr/bin/mount /dev/mapper/VolGrpUsr_DK0-home /mnt/USB
[sudo] password for pdupre:
pdupre is not allowed to run sudo on Teucidide. This incident will be reported.
I also tried to put pdupre as member of wheel, but it does not help.
Where is my mistake?
Patrick DUPRÉ | | email: pdupre(a)gmx.com
I cannot change the root password:
# LANG=en_US.UTF-8 passwd
Changing password for user root.
Retype new password:
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
I tried what is said here:
without success (I did not find tool pam-auth-update, it's probably ubuntu):
- mount -o remount,rw /
- chmod 640 /etc/shadow
I have a fedora29 system in our colo that's a few years old now and
just goes catatonic and stops responding after a few days. It's
happened a few times now, even with different kernels, so I suspect
it's a memory or hardware problem.
Is it possible to run memtest without having physical access to the
machine to insert a USB stick or CDROM?
After the machine reboots (via IPMI access), there's nothing in the
logs and no abrt-cli info on a kernel crash or other info I can find
about why it died.
What else can I do to troubleshoot this without having to drive to the
colo to check on it?
The last entry from journalctl just before it stopped responding was
just a regular nrpe entry, unrelated to the crash.
I've pasted the current dmesg output here:
Any ideas greatly appreciated.
I've got an old system, unmodified for years. I run emacs 21.2.1
on it using ssh X forwarding to put the emacs window on my
desktop. I've just done an update of my fedora 29 system
after being away for a couple of weeks, and now the fonts
are all messed up.
I'm never absolutely sure about these things, but I believe the
old X programs get their fonts from the server, and suddenly the
fonts when I try to run this old emacs with my fedora 29 desktop
as the server have gone completely wacko.
For instance, emacs claims the frame is 101 characters wide, but
if I type characters across the window, I can see it is actually
81 characters wide (this is using terminus fonts which were also
updated in the pile of updates I got this morning).
Anyone have any clue what might be going on here? Who is lying to whom
about the fonts?
I am not able to install the java compiler on fedora (
I read that fedora not support directly gcj ...
So I try to work around, to install it indirectly, but I have to much
problem to find the necessary dependencies...
Ho to do ?
any advice will welcome