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Archive for November, 2008

Xine Crashing in Fedora 10

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

If you are using Xine from RPMFusion and experiencing crashing immediately after loading in Fedora 10, it is probably due to this bug.
Quick work-around is to use Alsa instead of PulseAudio. Open a shell and launch Xine as follows:
[mirandam@phoebe ~]$ xine -A alsa
To make this setting stick, do the following:
Right-Click in the Xine window […]

Fedora 10 Released

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Cambridge has been launched.
After another round of hacking and coding the Fedora project just announced the release of Fedora 10. The Fedora team has been working overtime to make sure this release arrived in spite of the security issues they had earlier this year.
The highlights from the Release Summary:
Desktop

GNOME 2.24 - Instant messaging, video, […]

Update to RPMFusion

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

The availability of RPMFusion for Fedora was previously announced a few days ago. However I never got a chance to actually perform the update.
For those who are not familiar with Fedora’s third-party software repositories (repo’s), the two most popular repo’s: Freshrpm and Livna were typically the place to find software not permitted in Fedora. […]