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Here you can find answers to questions about how the board works. Use the links or search box below to find your way around.

I Didn't Receive a Confirming Email

Well, you thought it was all set. You signed into the Forum but couldn't post ??!

That's because the email that was automatically sent to confirm your registration was somehow lost in cyberspace.

Maybe it's in your Spam (Junk) folder, maybe it was blocked.

Sadly, we can't generate a second confirmation email to you, but if you'll email us at, we can finalize the registration.

When you write, be sure to mention your new username so we can find you easily.

Please be patient, we're all volunteers and have real-world things to do as well as the Forum.

I Need Help With The Fedora Basics

Where do I start?

At the top of the "Guides and Solutions" Forum, you'll find the "Fedora Set-up Guides" as well as many other Guides which will help get most things working.

Now, as to specific topics, you'll need to use the Forum effectively. Please check "Tips About The Forum"; read the Posting Rules first, then read further on the FAQ for exactly how to handle posts on the Forum.

How do I delete my fedora forum account?

We're glad you came, and sad you're leaving, but we understand the desire and need to sometimes limit your on-line presence. So, if you wish to delete your account, please send a private message (PM) to one of the community managers or administrators. If you can't remember your password to log in and do so, please send an email to

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