Pages with tag troubleshooting

Anaconda Logging

Introduction Anaconda tracks all of its activities in logs. This includes: changing installation steps (that roughly correspond to different screens in the graphical installer) storage devices detection and manipulation installation… Read more

CUPS – How to Debug Printing Issues

If you are experiencing a problem with printing, please take a look at the common bugs page before filing a bug. If the problem you are seeing is not listed… Read more

CUPS – How to Debug Scanning Issues

SANE library, communication libraries and backends can turn on and off debug logging via SANE_DEBUG_* environment variables. The common environment variables: SANE_DEBUG_DLL - enables debugging SANE library SANE_DEBUG_SANEI_USB - enables… Read more


The kernel, like any software, has bugs. It’s a large, complex project and can be difficult to troubleshoot problems. This document covers some basic troubleshooting techniques to help narrow down… Read more

PackageKit Items Not Found

Missing Package Unfortunately, the package you were searching for is not available in Fedora. There are a few common reasons why a package might not be in Fedora’s repositories: Fedora… Read more

Root Account Locked

Phenomenon Cannot open access to console, the root account is locked in emergency mode (dracut emergency shell) Reason This is a known problem. It happens Fedora releases 28 and newer,… Read more

Virtualization – How to Debug Issues

Effective bug reporting Reporting bugs effectively is an important skill for any Fedora user or developer. Narrowing down the possible causes of the bug and providing the right information in… Read more