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2019-04-27 10:30:10 -0600 commented answer [Sticky] Is it time for a modernization of Fedora's ask forum?

The beta site responds wonderfully fast! I am a bit bewildered by the interaction format though.

2019-04-23 14:07:00 -0600 commented question fstab mount xfs partition

That suggests that the xfs mount is depending on something which isn't ready soon enough. Offhand, I am at a loss as to

2019-04-23 09:53:52 -0600 commented answer How to mount an existing windows NTFS partition

@rafee: Windows volumes do not have an "executable" permission bit like Unix/Linux does. So the most general cross-com

2019-04-23 09:48:39 -0600 commented question fstab mount xfs partition

If you remove the /etc/fstab entry for it and mount it by hand each time the system starts, does it work?

2019-04-19 14:28:23 -0600 commented question Is there any way to get my AMD hybrid to work right?

It seems very unlikely that an application would report inflated frames/second for the simple reason: what's the motiva

2019-04-18 14:45:26 -0600 commented question Gnome apps open in Wayland instead of remote SSH

Have you tried running Remmina on the remote end? If the remote is Fedora, it is a standard package.

2019-04-17 18:32:20 -0600 commented answer installing fedora from source

See my updated answer.

2019-04-17 18:30:58 -0600 edited answer installing fedora from source

It is possible, though it would be considerable work. Consider that the base Fedora system consists of thousands of pac

2019-04-15 15:13:19 -0600 answered a question installing fedora from source

It is possible, though it would be considerable work. Consider that the base Fedora system consists of thousands of pac

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2019-04-15 10:54:32 -0600 marked best answer How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model) say it has:

  • 500 GB 5400 RPM
  • Up to 512 GB PCIe SSD

Upon its first powerup, it began a Windows 10 installation of some sort. I stopped it, replaced the hard drive with a blank 960 GB SSD and powered it up. It began the Windows 10 shenanigans again. I interrupted and got it to boot a live Fedora USB, installed Fedora 27 and it hasn't bothered me with Windows since.

But it occurs to me there isanother 500 GB of SSD not being used (or worse: there is lurking Windows cr*pware in there). I wonder how to get Fedora to recognize the original SSD for additional storage use.

Gnome Disks doesn't notice that drive:ignome-disks display

And it doesn't appear as another device:

[wally@host ~]$ ll /dev/s*
brw-rw----. 1 root disk  8,   0 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/sda
brw-rw----. 1 root disk  8,   1 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/sda1
brw-rw----. 1 root disk  8,   2 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/sda2
brw-rw----. 1 root disk  8,   3 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/sda3
crw-rw----. 1 root disk 21,   0 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/sg0
crw-------. 1 root root 10, 231 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/snapshot
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root      15 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/stderr -> /proc/self/fd/2
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root      15 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/stdin -> /proc/self/fd/0
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root      15 Mar 22 10:28 /dev/stdout -> /proc/self/fd/1

--------------------------- Additional information ---------------------------

[wally@host ~]$ cat /proc/partitions 
major minor  #blocks  name

   8        0  937692504 sda
   8        1     204800 sda1
   8        2    1048576 sda2
   8        3  936437760 sda3
 253        0   52428800 dm-0
 253        1    8196096 dm-1
 253        2  875810816 dm-2

------- even more ---------

[wally@host ~]$ ls -ls /dev/mapper/
total 0
0 crw-------. 1 root root 10, 236 Mar 22 10:28 control
0 lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root       7 Mar 22 10:28 fedora-home -> ../dm-2
0 lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root       7 Mar 22 10:28 fedora-root -> ../dm-0
0 lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root       7 Mar 22 10:28 fedora-swap -> ../dm-1
[wally@localhost bot]$ ls -l /dev/mapper/
total 0
crw-------. 1 root root 10, 236 Mar 22 10:28 control
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root       7 Mar 22 10:28 fedora-home -> ../dm-2
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root       7 Mar 22 10:28 fedora-root -> ../dm-0
lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root root       7 Mar 22 10:28 fedora-swap -> ../dm-1


[root@host ~]# fdisk -l
Disk /dev/sda: 894.3 GiB, 960197124096 bytes, 1875385008 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: gpt
Disk identifier: C0A828D0-B398-498A-B026-8D91B5F29E09

Device       Start        End    Sectors   Size Type
/dev/sda1     2048     411647     409600   200M EFI System
/dev/sda2   411648    2508799    2097152     1G Linux filesystem
/dev/sda3  2508800 1875384319 1872875520 893.1G Linux LVM


Disk /dev/mapper/fedora-root ...
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2019-04-11 17:53:20 -0600 commented question Fedora Live 29 graphic issue ?

If it is using Gnome (window manager), are you familiar with how to use Gnome? Hint: Click in upper left corner or pr

2019-04-10 18:11:06 -0600 commented question Fedora is in emergency mode after update. Can anyone help?

Does a bash shell prompt appear? If not, can you request console mode (with Ctrl-Alt-F3)?

2019-04-08 17:03:07 -0600 answered a question Mouse wheel speed

Bring up the Settings app for the mouse: Then adjust the "touchpad speed" control. If that doesn't work, use the gno

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2019-04-08 04:13:32 -0600 edited answer How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

Thanks to @rdcustomercare for finding someone else with the same issue where it was resolved on an Ubuntu forum. The Ub

2019-04-08 04:12:07 -0600 edited answer How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

Thanks to @rdcustomercare for finding someone else with the same issue where it was resolved on an Ubuntu forum. The Ub

2019-04-08 03:42:01 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

Yessssssss! That fixes it. Previously the BIOS SATA setting was something like Intel RBST. When I changed it to ACPI, it

2019-04-07 16:55:28 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

Yessssssss! That fixes it. Previously the BIOS SATA setting was something like Intel RBST. When I changed it to ACPI,

2019-04-05 22:35:05 -0600 commented question Fedora28 - Curses app across ssh not displaying spaces correctly

The command line top command uses ncurses. How does that look on a remote machine?

2019-04-05 22:32:26 -0600 commented question git clone with ssh hangs indefinitely with Fedora 29

Do you have another computer with sshd? That is, enable ssh logins to test ssh logins from the machine in question. Th

2019-04-05 22:31:32 -0600 commented question git clone with ssh hangs indefinitely with Fedora 29

Do you have another computer you can set up with sshd? That is, enable ssh logins? That would at least validate the lo

2019-04-05 21:29:06 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

Yeah, sorry this is so challenging. At least you have affirmed I'm not blind. Thank you so much for your help. Bootin

2019-04-05 12:37:48 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

Note that I booted Fedora 29 live and reran many of the reports. I have appended them to my original question.

2019-04-05 12:37:17 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-05 12:10:12 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

It seems the Toshiba M.2 is a 256 GB SSD. I have appended the output from lshw.

2019-04-05 12:09:20 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-04 16:44:54 -0600 commented question Anaconda did what?

What does 2t of 8t mean? Two terabytes of eight terabytes? Also, what exactly did you do? Did you successfully make a

2019-04-04 14:25:20 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

No BIOS option jumps out as suspicious, even on the security page. For the first time, I noticed the BIOS first page sh

2019-04-04 14:00:07 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

To test it, I selected booting the Windows Boot Manager. I let it do its "orbiting dots" with the Windows graphic for a

2019-04-04 13:59:24 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

To test it, I selected booting the Windows Boot Manager. I let it do its "orbiting dots" with the Windows graphic for a

2019-04-04 13:46:56 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

I have added the lspci output.

2019-04-04 13:46:43 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-04 12:55:39 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

There is no /dev/nv* except for /dev/nvram.

2019-04-04 12:54:46 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

The BIOS option secure boot was previously enabled. I disabled it but there is no difference in the data from gnome-dis

2019-04-04 12:08:49 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

@aeperezt: I added the fdisk output. I don't remember changing the BIOS settings, but I'll check. But if the Windows

2019-04-04 12:06:42 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-03 18:58:44 -0600 commented question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

I added the partitions information, a feature I didn't know about before. What is a dm-X device?

2019-04-03 18:57:20 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-03 12:40:52 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD X.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-03 12:37:01 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD X.2 PCIe? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model

2019-04-03 12:34:30 -0600 edited question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

accessing Lenovo Flex 5's ssd? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model) say it has:

2019-04-03 03:37:15 -0600 answered a question Settings won't open on Gnome

If doing a reinstall from scratch isn't a desirable option, maybe you can repair dnf by Booting a Live Fedora thumb dr

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2019-04-02 17:13:10 -0600 commented question Settings won't open on Gnome

Did it ever work (and then it stopped working)? Or has it never worked since installation? (That's a bummer that dnf

2019-04-02 16:38:08 -0600 asked a question How to access Lenovo Flex 5's SSD M.2 PCIe?

accessing Lenovo Flex 5's ssd? I have a Lenovo Flex-5 1570 laptop. Its specifications (for a similar model) say it has:

2019-04-01 11:58:21 -0600 commented answer Rhythmbox became silent, all other audio sources okay, how to diagnose/fix?

Thanks! That helps tremendously with a real puzzler.

2019-04-01 11:57:26 -0600 marked best answer Rhythmbox became silent, all other audio sources okay, how to diagnose/fix?

I think Rhythmbox was subtly damaged when I installed VM-related drivers for Oracle's VirtualBox. Something never quite was right, so I eventually removed it.

However Rhythmbox now is mute. It plays my library of music, counts off the seconds, transitions to the next song. Everything seems normal except that there is no sound. I have checked the player's volume and the system's master volume. Total silence even though both are at maximum.

All other audio sources work normally: YouTube and Netflix in a web browser, VLC playing videos and MP3s, Totem playing videos, etc.

I tried un-installing and re-installing Rhythmbox. No difference.

I poked around at all of Rhythmbox's menus. One peculiarity is that the Tools menu has nothing in it. I don't recall if that is normal or not. The View menu has seven items under it (party mode, sidebar, status bar, etc.)

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Any idea how to tell what is wrong with it?

2019-03-30 19:01:19 -0600 commented question Rhythmbox became silent, all other audio sources okay, how to diagnose/fix?

I didn't see a module for volume control, but I installed pulseaudio-equalizer. I ran it but didn't touch any of its co