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Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: FC5

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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 […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 6

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

The need for PHP4 has not changed much since Fedora Core 5 (FC5). Hence I have taken the time to update the SRC.RPM that I had originally distributed for FC5 to support Fedora Core 6 (FC6). Included are several security updates as well. FC5 users who used this file previously should update.
The updated source RPM […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 5 x86_64

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

I do not know how many people require PHP4 on Fedora Core 5. However since I find that I use it, I am providing PHP4 binary RPMs.
Since I made the files available I did receive some complaints. Primarily a compile failure on x86_64 architecture and a compile failure on PPC architecture. I have no means […]

MPlayer 1.0pre8 Released

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

After almost 14 months, the MPlayer developers put out a new release: 1.0pre8 (I doubt 1.0 will ever happen). The official announcement was made on the mailing list on Monday. The mailing list had implied a release was pending.
In the meantime, Fedora Core 4 came and went and Fedora fans are on FC5. The good […]

Fedora Core 5 on Dell D810 Laptop

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

Over the last weekend I installed Fedora Core 5 on a Dell Latitude D810 laptop.
Unlike Jason’s laptop criteria, I basically required a Dell laptop. I wanted the D610, however it was unavailable and I had to settle for the D810. Even though I customized it, I really did not have any control over what hardware […]

Moving a Fedora Installation

Sunday, April 23rd, 2006

With the recent purchase of a new harddrive I did not want to re-install every operating system on my previous drive. Since I dual boot with Windows, I first attempted to copy Windows. I tried multiple solutions and Norton Ghost met my requirements however a problem in 48bit LBA (Logical Block Addressing) in Windows 2000 […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 5

Friday, April 7th, 2006

Apparently some developers still require PHP4 on their web servers. The previous method for doing so on Fedora Core 4 (FC4) was to use the FC3 RPM’s. (A formal procedure was provided by the guide: PHP4 on FC4.)
Since the release of FC5, the dependancies and outdated linking from the FC3 RPM packages may be difficult […]

Fedora Core 5 Released

Monday, March 20th, 2006

Fedora Core 5 “Bordeaux” is officially released! Please download using the official mirror list or through Bittorrent. The release notes give a comprehensive list of changes. There is also a Fedora Core 5 Tour with some media. Additionally there are some screenshots courtesy of OSdir.
As a warning to early adopters: Some issues in the kernel […]