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Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: F10

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Google Chrome on Fedora

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Try out Chromium. Courtesy of T ’spot’ Callaway:
Using your favorite text editor (as root), create chromium.repo in /etc/yum.repos.d/, with the following contents:
[chromium]
name=Chromium Test Packages
baseurl=http://spot.fedorapeople.org/chromium/F$releasever/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
Then run (as root):
# yum install chromium
From spot’s blog:
The packages are i386/i586 only (and the i586 chromium is a bit of a lie, it isn’t compiled with the correct optflags yet) […]

NetworkManager and YUM Update Issue

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

As been noted, the NetworkManager update in Fedora 9 and Fedora 10 prevents YUM from performing a regular update. Apparently due to a bug in the Fedora Update system. The following error may be seen:
Public key for NetworkManager-0.7.0.99-3.fc10.i386.rpm is not installed
The solution is coming soon, but for a temporary workaround YUM supports an […]

Various Linux and Fedora News

Friday, February 13th, 2009

A great deal of the following is all old news.
Adobe has has Flash Plugin for x86_64 Linux architecture in Beta since Oct 2008. The only thing, is that since it is provided in a tarball (.tar.gz), you are better off builing an RPM (spec file). Note that the 32bit i386 version still works […]

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, […]

Download Older Versions of Fedora

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

A frequently asked question is: Where can I find a specific older version of Fedora? The correct answer is: If you CANNOT find it on the official Fedora Mirror List, then chances are it is too old and not supported.
Unless you need an older version for some very specific task, I strongly recommend that you […]